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  • History
    It is important to study history so one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. Studying the events of the past give us an...

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  • History
    The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the...

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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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  • Declaration of Independence
    The most important ideas in the Declaration are found early in the document. In that part of the document, Jefferson is spelling out the theory that allowed the colonists to claim that they had...

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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 Enlightenment was a major influence on the political ideas of the colonists who pushed for independence from Great Britain. One of the major ideas of the Enlightenment is that people should be...

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  • Native Americans
    European settlement in the New World had a number of impacts on Native Americans. Mainly, though, settlement pushed Native Americans off their lands. It led to them either dying or being forced...

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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 Declaration of Independence draws heavily on the ideas of Enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke. Much of what Jefferson wrote in the Declaration comes direct from Locke’s ideas about...

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  • History
    When you say something is a "city on a hill" it means that it is out there in plain view for everyone to see. The reason that that matters is because that thing in plain view will be an example 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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  • Declaration of Independence
    According to the Declaration of Independence, the government gets its power to govern from the people that it governs. As the Declaration says, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving...

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  • History
    The political structure in the New England colonies was different at different times in colonial history. There were also multiple levels of government. At the lowest level, New England government...

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  • American Revolution
    The French and Indian War changed this relationship by making it a great deal worse. In fact, the war can be said to have led to the revolution. First, the war took the French out of North...

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  • American Revolution
    The primary reason the colonists revolted was that they believed--correctly--that they had been denied their rights as Englishmen. There is some argument that after the French and Indian War,...

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  • History
    As you say, the Declaration of Independence has these 4 parts. The first part is the declaration of natural rights. It says that people have these rights by the fact that they are human. These...

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  • History
    Historians generally discuss the ways in which the Chesapeake colonies and the New England colonies were different. These differences are said to have created completely different societies whose...

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  • History
    The study of History answers the question of why we are where we are. To comprehend current activities in the world, it's imperative to comprehend what occurred in the past. That vantage will...

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  • History
    The Mayflower Compact is frequently cited as the beginning of American democracy, as it involved the people of the Mayflower (the ones that survived the ocean voyage that is) coming together and...

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  • History
    The "discovery" of the New World by Christopher Columbus changed the history of the world completely. This is not to say that Columbus himself was that important -- he was just the first European...

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  • History
    When considering two very different movements like the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment, it is interesting to look at one individual who was affected by both movements: Jonathan Edwards....

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  • History
    Spain: The spainish were the first European power to interact with native american populations. When they arrived in the new world, they began they found amazing new trade items which they began...

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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...

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  • History
    The most positive aspects of the Columbian Exchange had to do with distributing different kinds of food to places where they had not previously existed. Outside of that, the Exchange was mostly...

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  • History
    We can generally say that there were four main causes of the American Revolution. These causes mostly came into being after the French and Indian War. It was only after this war that relations...

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  • Roman Empire
    Before the "fall" of the Western Roman Empire, there were two major differences between the two halves of the empire. First, the West was a Latin civilization. In that part of the empire, Latin...

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  • Civil War (1861–65)
    The Civil War greatly improved the economy of the North but harmed the economy of the South. The Civil War disrupted the Southern economy badly. First of all, it freed the slaves, thus removing...

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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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  • Declaration of Independence
    One of the rhetorical techniques that Jefferson uses in the Declaration of Independence is repetition. This is used to great effect in the body of the document, as he is listing the grievances that...

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  • History
    Under the Articles of Confederation, the US national government essentially consisted of the Continental Congress and nothing else. The Congress was responsible for all decision and for carrying...

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  • History
    The government of the middle colonies was essentially similar to the governmental systems of the other colonies. The English colonies generally had the same governmental setup. In all of the...

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  • History
    The three reasons the Spanish had for colonizing are usually listed as "gold, god, and glory." "Gold" meant that one of the goals of Spanish colonization was to find gold or to otherwise get...

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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 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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  • Pilgrims Land at Plymouth
    The problems that the Pilgrims faced in the early history of the Plymouth colony show how much of a risky thing it was to try to settle in the New World. First, the Pilgrims faced the problem of...

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  • History
    The first paragraph of the Declaration of Independence does not have a major significance. It is simply an introductory paragraph telling what the purpose of the document is. The first paragraph...

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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
    Agreeing with other posters, you need to focus above all on disease and illness but I would expand this to analyse how Europeans brought with them intrinsic ideas regarding their own superiority...

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  • History
    Indentured servants were historically significant in the American colonies for at least two main reasons. First, indentured servants were the original backbone of the economy in the Chesapeake...

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  • Bill of Rights
    Both of these bills of rights are meant to ensure that there are certain rights that are retained by the people and upon which the government cannot infringe. However, the American Bill of Rights...

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  • History
    Marxism is a theory of economics and of history. It says that all of history consists of conflict between various classes. At all times, societies are divided up between people who own the "means...

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  • History
    Shays’s Rebellion was a rebellion among farmers in Massachusetts that began in 1786. The rebellion is important because it is seen as one of the major factors that led to the writing of the new...

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  • History
    The American colonies chose to declare independence from Great Britain for many reasons. They believed the British were treating the colonists unfairly. The British passed many tax laws that...

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  • Media
    The major advantage of the modern mass media is that it can provide us with huge amounts of news and of entertainment quite easily. This enriches our lives because it makes us better informed and...

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  • History
    The primary positive effect of the Columbian exchange was increased food supply and nutrients to the populations of both areas. Europe probably benefited more than the Americas with the...

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  • History
    The original settlers went to Jamestown for different reasons, though the primary mission of the settlement was to provide a source of wealth (hopefully gold and silver) and to establish an English...

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  • History
    Historians who study the British colonies in North America tend to focus on the differences between northern colonies such as those of New England and southern and/or Chesapeake colonies like...

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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
    This is the sort of question that would do better as a discussion since different people can have different opinions about it. I would argue that it is very difficult to identify any way in which...

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  • History
    The French and Indian War was fought between the two greatest powers on earth. The British and French had been rivals for a very long time in Europe. By 1754, the rivalry had followed them to...

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