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  • History
    Since the beginning of World War I in 1914, the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson, had maintained strict neutrality, other than providing material assistance to the Allies. Even in May...

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  • History
    The emergence of the United States as a world superpower helped transform its perception in the world. Europe had been decimated by the war, nations in Asia, Africa, and South America that had...

    Asked by legerdemain on via web

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    During the Great Depression, the role of the federal government changed tremendously. Before the Depression hit, the federal government did little or nothing to help people financially. This was...

    Asked by deeco18 on via web

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  • History
    Both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr were civil rights leaders in the 1960s. Both of them wanted to improve the status of black people in the United States. Outside of that, there was very...

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    The approaches of these two presidents did have something in common. Both presidents used the federal government more than any previous president had to try to get the economy back to full...

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  • History
    The Industrial Revolution was a long process of economic change in the United States, lasting well over a century. There are more advantages and disadvantages than are listed here, but let me...

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  • History
    The slave trade had many effects on Africa. Most of them were, of course, negative, though we can argue that the slave trade was positive for some African states at least in the short term. One...

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  • History
    The League of Nations had proud aims but was doomed because it was based on the Treaty of Versailles which most nations signed but disliked. It hoped to aid disarmamnet so stopping wars therefore...

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    The major difference was that Roosevelt felt that government spending to help people who were in economic trouble was much more acceptable than Hoover thought it was. Hoover believed in the idea...

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  • History
    This is simply a struggle between empires, the only two empires still remaining after World War II. It just so happened that these two empires had completely different and competing systems of...

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  • History
    In general, the Holocaust happened in Germany and in Eastern Europe. The victims of the Holocaust were gathered from across Europe, but most of the actual killing was done in parts of Eastern...

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  • History
    There were many turning points to this war. Let me list a few: The German invasion of Russia in June of 1941. This opened the Eastern Front, and that is something that would eventually lead to...

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  • History
    A number of factors contributed to Britain's role as the birthplace of the European Industrial Revolution: Large deposits of iron and coal near the surface provided the raw materials which would...

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  • History
    The Crusades tended to have two major consequences effecting the social, political and economic life of Europe. The Crusades helped end feudalism in Western Europe and brought about the conditions...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence was written in order to clarify and justify the actions of The Second Continental Congress, which was to assume the powers of an offical government. The colonists'...

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  • History
    The most immediate reason for the US's actual entry into WWII was the Japanese attack on the US naval base at Pearl Harbor in what was then the Territory of Hawaii. The Japanese attack led to the...

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  • History
    World War II, in the short term, reduced the number of effective empires in the world to two: the US and the Soviet Union. The war bankrupted the British and occupied the French, with of course,...

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  • History
    This is very much a matter of opinion. You could argue this in at least two ways. You could say that the Soviet Union was responsible for the Cold War because of their aggressive actions in...

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  • History
    Because of the enormity and global nature of WW II, minorities were involved in a number of ways. As mentioned, women entered the work force since the men were in uniform. Perhaps the best example...

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  • History
    I would say that President Washington faced several challenging elements in being the first President of the new nation. One challenge came from the national debt. Fighting and for and gaining...

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  • History
    The New Deal changed the role of government completely. Before the New Deal, government had essentially no role in steering the economy or in providing for the people. After the New Deal, the...

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  • Treaty of Versailles
    The main reason why the US Senate did not ratify the Treaty of Versailles was the League of Nations. There were serious concerns that the League would erode US sovereignty and pull the US into...

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  • History
    The advent of radio and movies in the 1920s was to help the emerging mass consumer culture which was part of the time period. The development of these mediums served as outlets for individuals to...

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  • History
    Reconstruction was the period from 1865 - 1877 where the government of the United States tried to put the country together again after the Civil War. In general, historians consider it an...

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  • History
    The major impact of technology on World War I (WWI) was that it made the war much more difficult for the infantry soldiers who did most of the fighting. The new technologies led to trench warfare...

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  • History
    The above answer is only partially correct. Napoleon was indeed in need of funds to prosecute his ongoing wars with Britain and other European powers, and the sale of land to the United States did...

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  • History
    D-Day is the World War II military operation which took place on June 6, 1944. It was code-named Operation Neptune, presumably because it involved a water landing by the Allies on the beaches of...

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  • History
    The Cold War really did not start with any one event. It was sort of a natural consequence of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and World War II. The Cold War started mainly because the United States...

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  • History
    Franklin Delano Roosevelt dealt with the Great Depression by implementing a whole package of initiatives that came to be known as the New Deal. The New Deal included programs for all sorts of...

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  • History
    The US entered World War I largely because of the German practice of submarine warfare. The entry of the US broke the stalemate that had existed for most of the war and led to the Allied victory....

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  • History
    The French Revolution had two main outcomes: 1. Spread of Enlightenment ideas around Europe. One of the biggest effects the French Revolution had was spreading the "revolutionary" ideas of the...

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  • History
    There were several reasons that Lincoln announced and implemented the Emancipation Proclamation at the end of 1862, early 1863. His basic goal was to turn the war from a political focus to a...

    Asked by Scott Locklear on via web

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  • History
    Imperialism had a large role in paving the road to World War I because the dual monarchy of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire ruled over a large number of different ethnic groups. The territories of...

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  • History
    The main antagonists in the Cold War were the United States and the Soviet Union. However, the Cold War ended up affecting practically every country in the world in some way. Some countries were...

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  • Imperialism
    There are two main ways in which the Industrial Revolution and imperialism were linked to one another. First, the Industrial Revolution made imperialism more necessary. Second, it made...

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  • History
    The Cold War was important because it split the world into two rival sides that came into conflict with each other in a number of places around the world. This conflict has left us with, among...

    Asked by abbymac834 on via web

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  • Imperialism
    The previous educator discussed reasons for American imperialism, but there is another, larger scale imperial effort that involves Africa. Let's take a look at the Scramble for Africa. If we look...

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  • History
    History was primarily changed by the exchange of plants and animals between Europe and the Americas, commonly known as the Columbian Exchange. Tomatoes, Potatoes, and Corn (Maize) previously...

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  • History
    The Great Depression was very devastating to the American people, including the wealthy and poor alike. It began when the stock market crashed in October of 1929 (Black Tuesday). Because of this,...

    Asked by francoharris on via web

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  • History
    Through history, wars have had different kinds of effects on the societies impacted by the wars for many reasons. The Cold War resulted, in the US, in a renewed emphasis upon the importance of...

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  • History
    If you're interested in how the cold war affected popular culture, you can take a look at theatrical movies. The paranoia concerning communism and nuclear holocaust certainly surfaced in movies....

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  • History
    Philippines was under Spanish control till they ceded the country to USA in return for a sum of 20 million dollars in 1898 as a part of treaty signed on December 10, 1898 following Spanish American...

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  • History
    It did this in a lot of ways. Generally speaking, it took away territory and goods from Germany and it made them pay what were called reparations for the war. It reduced the size of their...

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  • History
    The Roman Catholic Church played an important role in practically every area of life during the Middle Ages. Let us examine three different ways in which it did so. First, the Roman Catholic...

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  • History
    The League of Nations was the first attempt at something like the United Nations that we now have. It was formed after WWI. It was meant to keep the peace in the world in two ways. First, it...

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  • World War II (1939–45)
    There are at least three major similarities. First, both wars were caused by the efforts of some countries to change the international order and the efforts of other countries to prevent that. For...

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  • History
    The answer to this is different in different times and places, but here is a general answer. The Industrial Revolution made work be more regimented and less skilled. Instead of working for...

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  • History
    Booker T. Washington was an emanicipated slave who became a self made man. William E.B. DuBois was a northerner with a New England background and a P.H.D. from Harvard University. Booker T....

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  • History
    When African countries won their independence from European colonizers, they faced many challenges. Here are some major types of challenges they faced: Multi-ethnic states that had no logic to...

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  • History
    World War I was caused by a combination of several factors, both long and short term, and it was precipitated by an assassination. The primary long term causes that led to the war are the...

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