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    Abolitionists, or people who supported the emancipation of slaves, were divided into different camps, from radicals or "immediatists" who espoused immediate abolition in the years before the Civil...

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    The groups being discussed as "ethnic Europeans" begins with the Irish, used as a base of comparison to evaluate ethnic Europeans who came to America later, in the 20th century. The Irish...

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    Finding examples of "unity and diversity" in the sense that we use these terms today is difficult when looking at the foundational history of the United States. Many of the Founders were, of...

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  • History
    Many books published by Penguin follow a standardized format designed by typographer Jan Tschichold. In this format, asterisks are used to note references or footnotes in the text. As there is no...

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  • History
    It sounds like the phrase in your question is related to the aphorism, "Guns don't shoot people; people do." Both this phrase and the simpler, "Guns never shoot," may be used in discussions about...

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    I think that one example of a multidisciplinary approach to teaching European History would involve integrating literature as a part of instruction. Embracing literature and history is a natural,...

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    "Classical Greece" was really not a single nation or state in the modern sense. Instead, the Greek mainland and nearby islands were a series of independent city-states (poleis) inhabited by people...

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    Most workers in the 1880s did not live outside city limits. This was because of the lack of good transportation for workers which would have allowed them to live outside the cities in which they...

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  • History
    It is important to know that Reconstruction was a project that was never completed. The purpose of Reconstruction, which was started in 1865 and was discontinued after Rutherford B. Hayes signed...

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  • History
    While it is somewhat popular to believe that the Thirteen Colonies were economically and politically unified, nothing could be further from the truth. Throughout the colonies, differing political...

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    There were a number of factors that allowed the American colonists to prevail in the Revolutionary War. Let us examine the two most important of these factors. First, the Americans were able to...

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  • History
    Manifest destiny was the belief that God wanted the United States to spread out over the North American continent, taking control of as much territory as possible. Americans of the time believed...

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  • History
    The Constitution is still workable in that it continues to adapt. Since the founding of this country, we have given eighteen-year olds the right to vote, abolished slavery, given women the right...

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    The daily lives of Southerners changed more drastically than those of Northerners in the years following the Civil War. The Southerners faced personal financial difficulties, as well as a severely...

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    The Compromise of 1850 did several things. It allowed California to enter the Union as a free state. It stated that the land we received from Mexico would be divided into the New Mexico and the...

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    Although it was written just over 800 years ago, Magna Carta remains important today largely because it was the first statement of the idea of limited government in the modern world. Before Magna...

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    The French, British, and Spanish encountered the Native Americans when they established colonies in the Americas. However, only the French had a good relationship with the Native Americans. The...

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    The most profound case of the colonies being involved in England's ongoing feud with France would be the French and Indian War (known as the Seven Years' War in Europe). The Thirteen colonies...

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  • History
    The hierarchy of Shakespeare’s time starts at the top with Queen Elizabeth herself (followed at her death with James I); after her, the other members of the royalty. Because she had no children,...

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  • Media
    The first issue here is definitional. All types of communication are media. One can imagine, for example, reading a play, seeing a live performance of a play, watching a film of a play in a movie...

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    I'm not sure if the question is asking about modern day Greece or ancient Greece. Obviously the geography between the two time periods won't be different, but geographic difficulties that ancient...

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  • History
    European colonization and expansion meant that wars could truly become global events now. Nationalistic rivalry between Britain and France led to over 150 years of nearly non-stop war between 1650...

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  • History
    European colonies in the Americas varied in many important aspects. The only real similarity between the three countries colonial ambitions is that they were all done to make a profit for the...

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  • History
    The Radical Republicans in Congress felt that Andrew Johnson, a southerner, was too easy on the south during Reconstruction. The Republicans in Congress, such as Thaddeus Stevens and Charles...

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  • History
    Power shifted throughout the South after Congress passed the Reconstruction Act of 1867. The Radical Republicans were in charge of Reconstruction. This gave them more influence in the South. The...

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  • History
    Great Britain's economic policy, mercantilism, required that the country export more goods than it imported. For this to happen, Britain needed to maintain its status as the world's strongest...

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    Slavery was downright essential to mercantilism in eighteenth-century Great Britain. This was because mercantilism depended on the use of colonies to produce raw materials, particularly cash crops,...

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  • History
    In his “Letter from a Birmingham City Jail,” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. says that we should not think highly of the Birmingham city police just because they have acted nonviolently during the...

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  • History
    During the Medieval Period in Europe, most countries (or kingdoms) functioned under a system of social stratification known as feudalism. The feudal system was favored because it was considered to...

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  • History
    There were differences between the colonies of Pennsylvania and Massachusetts. One difference was in the economic activities of these colonies. In Massachusetts, there was a great deal of...

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  • History
    There are a few ways to view this question. Thomas Jefferson had some diplomatic obstacles he had to overcome as a President. He also had to deal with philosophical obstacles. I will share one...

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  • History
    The Normans of France -- though originally from Scandinavia, hence their name, derived from 'northmen' -- settled in Northumbria in 1066. William the Conqueror, also known as William of Normandy,...

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  • Tourism
    First, different types of tourists are influenced by different factors. A well-educated elderly couple spending a summer traveling around Europe may have very different motivations than a college...

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  • History
    There was unrest in the Thirteen Colonies for many years before the Revolutionary War. New taxes, such as the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act, were considered unfair. The Colonists were not...

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  • History
    Rousseau (1712-1778) helped inspire the French Revolution. He had already died by the time the French Revolution broke out in 1789, but his ideas about freedom inspired the revolutionaries....

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  • History
    In a sense, the major characteristic is that there was no such thing as "the" ancient Greek law code. The area that is now modern Greece in antiquity consisted of independent city-states inhabited...

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  • History
    This assignment seems designed to encourage you to think about the effects of the Industrial Revolution. Thus your instructor is probably seeking an answer which emphasizes the increasing pace of...

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  • History
    The late poet Countee Cullen is, indeed, well-known. However, Lois Mailou Jones's name does not frequently come up when one talks about the Harlem Renaissance. Really, the only female name that...

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  • History
    As Mycenaean art was heavily influenced by Minoan art, the differences are fairly subtle. The main difference is due to the Minoans being primarily a naval power and the Mycenaeans a land power....

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  • History
    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë concludes when Jane marries Mr. Rochester. Thornfield Hall had burned down, and Mr. Rochester's wife had perished during the fire by jumping off the roof. The fire...

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  • History
    The eventual consequence of World War II for the colonized people of Asia was that they stopped being colonized. WWII caused the colonial powers to give up their colonies, with most of them giving...

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  • History
    Contrary to Thomas Hobbes, who distrusted human nature and, therefore, supported absolutism or, a monarch's absolute control over a populace, John Locke believed that human beings were innately...

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  • History
    Good question. There are two very different answers to this question. The first is that the deep structure of myths is built into the way we tell stories. Some scholars have argued it is built into...

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  • History
    Imperialism refers to when a country controls another country politically and economically, sometimes against its will. The United States became imperialistic in the late 1800s. We manufactured a...

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  • History
    On his second voyage to the New World, having already visited Hispaniola and the south of Cuba on his first, Columbus sought to continue his exploration in the Caribbean. He brought with him a...

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  • History
    When we use the term "Renaissance Man" today, we still first think of Leonardo da Vinci as the epitome of the moniker, though he lived over 500 years ago. Da Vinci created new techniques in...

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  • History
    Sectionalism arose in the United States as a response to the differences in the economies of the different regions of the United States. The North, which did not enjoy the fertile lands of the...

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  • History
    The rise of Christianity in Europe during the Middle Ages led to changing views of the human body. Christianity, and more specifically Catholicism, emphasized modesty and chastity. Most artistic...

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  • History
    The world experienced two Industrial Revolutions. The first one occurred in the mid-1700s and lasted until the mid-1800s. The Second Industrial Revolution occurred from around 1870 until the...

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  • History
    Both the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment were eighteenth-century movements. They were both influential throughout the British Atlantic, including Great Britain's North American colonies. They...

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