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    Totalitarianism is the complete control of the economic, political, and social aspects of a state by a single party or person. By its very definition, the government is brutally oppressive towards...

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    The notion of Manifest Destiny was created in the 1840's by an American journalist. It was the theory that the ultimate future of the United States was to control all of the lands from the Atlantic...

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    You may have heard my name but forgot about me. You can't miss me on a satellite image. I am called the "great desert" in Arabic. The translation: Sahara. I am the third largest desert in the...

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    There were several reasons why immigrants and individuals were attracted to the cities. One of those reasons was the availability of jobs. With the start of the industrial revolution, there were...

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    The Spartans enjoyed the luxuries of a very strong economy for many years. The Spartan economy was based on agriculture and domination of its neighbors. Spartans depended on the conquered peasants...

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    Although you do not specify which war you are talking about, I assume that your question has to do with the Spanish-American War. That war is the only war where yellow journalism is cited as a...

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    When searching on the internet for historical sources, it is important to make sure that you are using the correct search terms. When using a search engine, you can put your search term in...

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    The first "decision-making" system in the United States was created by the Articles of Confederation, our nation's first attempt at a national government. The Articles of Confederation did not work...

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    Europeans feared and loathed the Mongols and their inevitable excursions west. Despite the contemporary sense of doom that was felt, the Mongol excursions into eastern Europe had a profound effect...

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    W.E.B. Du Bois was an African American man born on February 23, 1868 in Massachusetts. He went on to achieve much in his lifetime. He was a prolific writer, scholar and activist. Du Bois first...

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    The Treaty of Ghent ended the War of 1812 with Great Britain. It was signed in December 1814. However because news traveled slowly in the 1800s, news hadn’t reached New Orleans before the Battle...

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    Your question may refer to two people. First, it may refer to Gaius Julius Caesar, who lived from 100BCE to 44BCE. During his lifetime, Julius Caesar was a great military general and Roman...

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    The usage of the term "President" to refer to the highest power in a government dates back to the 17th century. In the Commonwealth of England, the Lord President was the highest ranking official...

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    This question is meant to address the First Barbary War that was fought between 1801-1805. The protection of American vessels in the Mediterranean Sea was urgent when President Jefferson was...

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    The good historians or archaeologist study the past objectively. That means that they explore past events without any preconceived notions of what they expect to find. Even the best of historians...

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    First, the term "middle class" must be specified, because it has meant different things at different times. During the early years of the Industrial Revolution, the term meant something like...

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    Otto Von Bismarck was famous for his realpolitik approach to government. This approach to government supposed that practical concerns should supersede moral considerations. Thus Bismarck believed...

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    The South seceded from the Union in two waves. The first group of southern states seceded after Abraham Lincoln was elected President. Seven states seceded at this time. They were concerned that...

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    There are some who for varying reasons would appease Red China. They are blind to history's clear lesson, for history teaches with unmistakable emphasis that appeasement but begets new and...

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    There were economic and social benefits of building and of expanding the system of national roads. The national road system was important for the economic growth of our economy. As the system of...

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    There was corruption associated with political machines and with political bosses. The political bosses found ways to justify this graft or corruption. The political machine formed because the...

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    The Columbian Exchange involved the interchange of disease, technology, culture, and agriculture between the New and Old Worlds after Columbus's expeditions in the late 1400s. The exchange had some...

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    In order to understand the fate of the Jews under the Third Reich, we have to take note of the force that was levied upon them. Historical accounts of this time period often depict the Final...

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    Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. This law prevented immigration to the United States from China for ten years. It also prevented people from China that were already living here...

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    People moved west for a number of reasons in the nineteenth century, but by far the most prevalent motive was the availability of land. Beginning with the Northwest Territory after the American...

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    The geography of Greece had a very important effect on the history and culture of the Hellenic people in the ancient world. Most of Greece is filled with steep mountains that make travel from one...

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    The Berlin Wall was detrimental to Germany in that it separated families. The Soviets, worried about a drain of ability and anti-Soviet information to the Western side, built the wall. The...

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    It is difficult to compare the "Gospel of Wealth" and especially the ideology of Social Darwinism with the ideas of John Winthrop. Winthrop was a man of a very different time and place than the...

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    As evidenced by the social, political, and economic effects of the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, terrorism has a serious negative impact on even the most developed country. The...

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    In Greek mythology, the Titan Prometheus was tasked by the gods with providing mankind with the comforts that were needed to thrive. Prometheus recognized that humans were suffering naked and...

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    The expansion of slavery into the lands we received as a result of the war with Mexico was a big concern for the members of Congress. In 1846, David Wilmot proposed that slavery would be banned in...

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    Elmer Davis (1890-1958), a journalist, was appointed head of the newly created Office of War Information (OWI) by Franklin D. Roosevelt in June of 1942. Born in Indiana, Davis became a journalist...

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    The advantages to Europe of trade during the long period of history known as "the Middle Ages" were considerable. European and Asian traders, operating mainly along the already-established "Silk...

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    Of the events listed here, the best answer is that Great Britain went to war because Germany invaded Belgium. Not only did the British have a treaty in which they had promised to protect...

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    Andrew Carnegie makes no qualms about being wealthy and prosperous in the industrial capitalist world of early Twentieth Century America. In many respects, he need not offer apologies. Carnegie...

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    According to the Gospel of Wealth, wealthy people had an obligation to use their wealth to help people in need. The Gospel of Wealth didn’t refer to giving handouts to people, but, instead, to...

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    The Estates-General was a body with representatives of each of the three "estates," or socio-legal orders, in France under the Bourbon monarchs. It was convened most famously by Louis XVI in 1789...

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    First of all, we have to realize that not everyone would say that Americans were justified in their fear of immigrants after World War I. There are many people who would argue that American...

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    The Great War, or World War I, had remarkable economic consequences on the economies of United States, Europe, and by extension, the entire world. The United States actually was in better economic...

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    There were reasons why the Allies won in World War I. One reason was the entrance of the United States into the war on the side of the Allies. The United States joined the Allied side when Germany...

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    The Chinese adopted the Western calendar in the early 20th Century and celebrate the New Year on January 1st like much of the world. That has not, however, lessened the excitement surrounding the...

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    Any article on the results of the War of 1812 would need to stress the importance of its effect on American morale and confidence. With the victories of the war, Americans were riding high. They...

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    The nullification crisis that arose during Andrew Jackson’s presidency was a serious challenge that he had to face. The people of South Carolina was very unhappy with the high protective tariff...

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    The most obvious winners of the Glorious Revolution would be William of Orange and his wife Mary, who came to England to take the throne vacated by James II amid the revolution. The real winners,...

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    To be content means to be “in a state of peaceful happiness, or in a state of satisfaction.” Happiness and contentment aren’t necessarily connected to wealth. One can find contentment in...

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    The Enclosure Acts were laws passed by the British Parliament to enclose, or fence off, farm land that had been previously open. Many enclosure acts were passed from about 1600 to 1900, thereby...

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    In a bitter twist of irony, Adolf Hitler died the day after the last concentration camp, Dachau, was liberated by American forces. So Hitler did not die "during the Holocaust." Hitler, was, in...

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    The evidence for this will mostly come from the Puritan colonies, founded in New England. Settlers in Virginia were not entirely secular in their outlook, but most were not seeking a haven, they...

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    I assume there was supposed to be a list of statements from which to choose. Since there are no statements given, I will share with you the American reaction to the Korean War. The American people...

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    Under the plan of government created by the Articles of Confederation, each state had one vote in Congress. The large states believed this practice was unfair because each voting representative...

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