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    Geography plays a significant role in The Walking Drum by author Louis L'Amour. This novel is set in the Middle Ages and takes place in multiple locations throughout Europe and the Middle East....

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    Human beings responded to being in a concentration camp in different ways. Some people responded by being passively resistant. They would appear to be cooperating with the camp officials, but were...

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    One effect Hobbes had on the framers of the United States Constitution was in his vision of political reality. The framers were products of the Enlightenment. They were attracted to the theories of...

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    The construction of railroads leading to the expansion of travel in the western states had an enormous impact on many industries. Mining in particular was beginning to grow in the state of Utah...

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    In the 16th century, the demand for African slaves by European colonial powers increased as England and Spain officially legalized international slave trade. One effect of this in West Africa was...

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    There were many changes that occurred in the Great Plains by 1900. One change was the status of the Native Americas. The Native Americans had been able to roam the Great Plains since they were...

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    Thomas Paine wrote the first installment of “The Crisis” in December of 1776. He wrote it very shortly before the Battle of Trenton. This was a time when things looked very dark for the...

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    Martin Luther is considered the father of the Protestant Reformation. Luther wrote the 95 Theses in order to protest what he regarded as flaws in Catholic doctrine. One of these perceived flaws was...

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    The Double Life of Pocahontas, written by Jean Fritz, is a historical account of the life of the daughter of a Powhatan chief. For background information, Jean Fritz uses written accounts from John...

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    The main idea of The War of 1812: A History from Beginning to End is that the War of 1812 had its roots in conflicts that went back to the previous century and that it was a far-reaching conflict....

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    The economic boom following World War II was the result of pent-up demand. During the war, most production was directed to the war, weapons and ammunition, uniforms for soldiers, vehicles to move...

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    The Union victory at Gettysburg in July of 1863 prevented the Confederacy under Robert E. Lee from advancing further into the north. If Lee had been successful at Gettysburg, he could have pushed...

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    WWI was a global war in the sense that every inhabited continent had troops who participated in the conflict. British, French, and German colonial subjects all fought in the war, many of whom were...

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    Prior to the fifth century, Christianity in Ethiopia's Axum Empire was limited to the elite classes. However, the religion began spreading during the fifth century as Christian missionaries fled...

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    In the first paragraph of the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson appeals to the "Laws of Nature," and "Nature's God" in order to make his argument for separation. He states that the colonists...

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    The most likely answer to your question is Sir Walter Raleigh. Raleigh was the man who recruited and sent a group of colonists to Virginia in 1587. However, depending on what you mean by...

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    If one wishes to extend the Pacific Northwest to Alaska, one can consider the Tlingit and Nootka tribes. In Idaho and Washington state, there are the Nez Perce, Palouse, and Walla Walla tribes. The...

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    In Chapter 10, Diamond explains that the diffusion, or spread, of crops happened more easily in some geographic locations than others. If crops are not spread naturally from one region to another,...

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    Your first step in thinking through this is to understand that the word "relevant" is a relational term. In other words, nothing can be "relevant" in some absolute sense, but only "relevant to...

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    Upon reaching the New World, Christopher Columbus' men committed many atrocities against the indigenous peoples. As their leader, he should be held responsible for the human rights violations his...

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    The Declaration of Independence, signed July 4, 1776 has a long and complex history, as it was the result of many years of fighting and struggle between the American colonies and Great Britain. By...

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    The Boston Massacre really did not have a purpose. It was not something that the British set out to do. Instead, it happened spontaneously. To the extent that it had a purpose, its purpose was...

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    European expansion profoundly affected Native American societies, and in the long run (and in many cases the short term) the effects were catastrophic. When Native peoples throughout the Americas...

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    The 14th Amendment was a very important change to the Constitution. It granted citizenship to all people who were born in the United States. This included former slaves that were born in the United...

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    James Jackson's words are not dissimilar to the popular Southern sentiment of the time: that slavery was a burden that the South had inherited from British colonial forebears; and that their only...

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    Apartheid was a system that was in place in South Africa. It kept white people in power and separated the races. A good example of an apartheid law was the Reservation of Separate Amenities Act of...

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    When we attempt to answer questions like this, we are forced to speculate. We cannot know for certain why these things happened in some places and not in others. We can only make educated...

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    1491 is the title of a 2005 book by Charles C. Mann in which Mann looks at the archaeological record to demonstrate that the people of the Americas have lived there longer than previously thought...

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    There is nothing preventing us from forming an alliance with Russia. There also was nothing that prevented us from forming an alliance with the Soviet Union. During World War II, we had a military...

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    Jonathan Edwards’ sermon, “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God” typifies the spirit of the Great Awakening because it argues that people should have a personal and emotional relationship...

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    There were several reasons why western imperialism spread so quickly through Africa and Asia. The European countries were constantly looking for more land to conquer. These countries were in a race...

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    Socrates was one of the wisest men to ever live. Sadly, he was convicted of political crimes by men who did not like him, so he was forced to commit suicide. The account of Socrates' trial and...

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    The Native Americans in the Northwest, which encompasses the coast of British Columbia, parts of Alaska, Washington state, Oregon, and northern California, included (and still contains) many tribes...

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    The United States had legalized segregation for many years. During this time, there were a series of laws known as the Jim Crow Laws that created separate facilities for blacks and for whites. For...

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    When discussing who is the greatest athlete ever, there will be a lot of different names suggested. There are so many factors that must be considered in this discussion. Was injury a factor? Was...

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    The first settlers at Jamestown encountered many problems. One issue the settlers faced was a lack of food. Part of the reason for this was that the settlers spent a lot of time looking for gold....

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    The Haitian slave rebellion in 1804 was part of the Haitian Revolution, which lasted from 1791-1804. This anti-colonial rebellion was successful, and had an impact on the institution of slavery in...

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    The American colonists had long enjoyed salutary neglect and limited self-rule. After the French-Indian War, Britain became more serious in trying to enforce navigation acts and tax laws--the...

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    The Homestead Act of 1862 opened the door for homesteaders to move and settle in the western United States. This was the first of several Homestead Acts. Under certain requirements, homesteaders...

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    Though Britain emerged as one of the victors of World War II, the nation faced many hardships in the years that followed. Years of military attacks, such as the German Blitzkreig, had left many...

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    The Virginia Company was granted a charter to set up a colony. This colony was established at Jamestown. One reason why the Virginia Company was allowed to set up a colony is that private investors...

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    Plato was one of the most important educators in history. This should come as no surprise, considering his mentor was Socrates, who many consider the greatest teacher in history. In c. 387 BC,...

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    In my understanding, English is not a Romance language because it did not originate with a Romance language. Rather, Latin influence has snuck into the English language over time, displacing some...

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    Chief Joseph was, as you say, a member of the Nez Perce tribe who lived in an area that is now made up of parts of the states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. He is best known for having led a...

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    Christopher Columbus made four voyages across the Atlantic Ocean for Spain. The Spanish sponsored his explorations in hopes of finding a shorter route to Asia. Columbus believed it might be...

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    There were several causes of World War II. Some of them were underlying causes while others were immediate causes. One underlying cause was the anger that was created by the Versailles Treaty....

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    Louis Philippe I, leader of the Orleanist party, was the King of France from 1830 to 1848. He was overthrown during the French Revolution of 1848, largely in reaction to his insensitive home...

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    I do not know if this question is meant to refer to Jared Diamond’s book Guns, Germs, and Steel, but it is certainly possible to find an answer to the question in that book. Diamond specifically...

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    After the Civil War, more Americans went West. Many Southerners, their lives ruined by the war, looked for fresh starts in the Western states. Many African-Americans went North looking for...

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