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    Multiple methods of preserving foods have been used throughout history. Among the earliest were drying, smoking, and salting. Each of these methods forced liquid out of a food, making a poor...

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    The answer to this question is Andrew Carnegie. Carnegie, who was born in Scotland, emigrated to the United States and settled in Pennsylvania with his family in his teens. He found employment as a...

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    World War I was jarring in many ways. It was one of the largest, if not the larges, collective trauma the world had experienced up until that point. One thing it changed forever was traditional...

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    The most common answer to this question is probably to say that the Mongol invasions of Japan failed because of typhoons. Most history texts emphasize that the Mongol invasions were repelled by...

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    The Texas Constitution currently has 385 sections compared to the original version which had 289 sections. The Constitution has been updated at least biennially over the years since 1876, through...

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    Portuguese traders reached Japan in 1543 over 200 years after Marco Polo made contact with the region and its people. They introduced firearms and worked as middlemen dealing in products from China...

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    President Johnson played a critical role in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the development of the Great Society programs. When John F. Kennedy was President, he had little success...

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    From the sixteenth century to the long eighteenth century, European colonialism dominated the Americas, and in turn, various hybrid cultures developed. Arguably, European military efforts, as well...

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    Let us address Part 1 of the question first: how the Atlantic slave trade reshaped sub-Saharan African societies. The slave trade caused a general weakening of the African societies as a whole...

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    To evaluate the significance of Joseph Lister’s work, you would have to consider that between fifty and eighty percent of surgical patients died prior the development of proper sterilization...

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    European exploration, or the Age of Discovery, occurred mostly from the 15th to 18th centuries. It began with the Portuguese exploration of West Africa and the Spanish exploration of the Americas....

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    The Gulag was the penal system of the former Soviet Union. Prisoners were sent to labor camps and were forced to work without pay for long periods of time. Citizens could be sent to the Gulag for...

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    There are some similarities and differences between African-American kids and white kids during slavery. The similarities are fairly basic. Both groups of kids had a desire to learn. If...

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    So far as we know at this point in time, our species, Homo sapiens, originated on the continent of Africa. To be more specific, we believe that the species originated in the eastern part of that...

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    It is important to view the differences in context with regards to the events that took place in the different revolutions and the revolutionaries involved. The Latin American Revolution should be...

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    John O'Sullivan first used the term in 1845 in an article for the Democratic Review. In his article, he argued for the United States to annex the Republic of Texas because the United States had a...

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    Kipling views European imperialism as a necessary burden that must be undertaken. His view is skewed by ethnocentrism and racism. In Kipling's view, Asians, Africans, and Latin Americans are an...

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    The Declaration of Independence and subsequent creation of the United States destabilized and weakened many Indian nations near the thirteen colonies. The British Empire had largely prevented...

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    In the scope of human history, there have been countless world leaders driving war, profiting off poverty, slaughtering innocent civilians, and poisoning minds with racism, homophobia, sexism,...

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    As the first president, nearly every issue George Washington dealt with required him to invent the solutions, as no precedents existed and the the practical responsibilities of the presidency were...

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    Let's take these one by one. First, Rome was located along the Tiber River, which ran from the Mediterranean across the northeast of the peninsula. Second, Rome was built near seven hills which...

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    Deciding if the Americans were justified in rebelling against the British depends on your point of view. I will explain the thinking on both sides of the issue so you can make an informed...

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    Since this question asks to discuss over 5,000 years of Chinese history, it is going to be difficult to discuss any one of the periods at great length. The Yan Shao civilization was during the...

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    I have never witnessed such vitriol as the English harbor towards the Jew. I am told that the hatred stems from the traditional practice of Jews lending money. While Christians have looked at this...

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    The guillotine was introduced as a more humane execution method compared to axes and swords, which sometimes resulted in botched procedures. Dr. Joseph-Ignace Guillotin suggested the development of...

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    The debate about consciousness following decapitation via the guillotine goes back to the guillotine's use during the French Revolution. A famous story concerns Charlotte Corday, who was executed...

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    It is really an understatement to talk about how technology was an “aid” to the Industrial Revolution. Instead, it is probably more appropriate to say that technology made the Industrial...

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    Charley Case may be who you are looking for. He was a writer and vaudeville performer in New York City at the turn of the century. He wrote ballads as well as performed comic routines using just...

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    During the American Industrial Revolution, numerous new industries and technological advances were created at an incredible speed. Some of the advancements included the invention of textiles, the...

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    There is, of course, no way to know this for sure because we cannot go back to “the beginning” (however you define that) and see what happens if we treat everyone “right” (however you...

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    There are several ways the House of Representatives and the Senate are different from each other. One way is in the form of representation. In the Senate, each state, regardless of its size, has...

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    World War I started in 1914 when Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia. Austria-Hungary was upset that a group of Serbian nationals had killed Franz Ferdinand, the next King of Austria-Hungary....

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    Both the encomienda and mita were forced labor systems with deep historical roots that underwent change during the Spanish Colonial era. Prior to Spanish colonization, the mita system was...

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    For many years, historians have been debating about the “success” or “failure” of the Congress of Vienna. In order to form an answer to that question, it is vital to look at the context...

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    It is exceedingly difficult to objectively compare the economic situation surrounding Shays’ Rebellion with the economic problems that the US faced in 2008 and afterwards. At the time of Shays’...

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    As the name suggests, the Articles of Confederation established a confederation, a loose organization of mostly independent states with a very limited central authority. The Articles themselves...

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    During his ten-year journey to Ithaca after fighting in the Trojan War, Odysseus and his crew came ashore at an island inhabited by the Cyclopes, a race of one-eyed giants. When he and some of his...

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    The simple answer to this question is that World War I was very profitable for the United States. The economy, which was sluggish at best before the war, received a major bump through trading with...

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    The Declaration of Independence was a very well written and eloquent document. It was important, not just for the messages it gave, but for its long-lasting impact. This document, written by Thomas...

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    The Bill of Rights was an important document in our history that had an immediate impact on our country. There was a great deal of concern on the part of some states to ratify the proposed...

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    The Google search engine was created by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were PhD students at Stanford University in 1995. Page and Brin were working together on a project called "BackRub,"...

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    While the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles by the United States Senate was a very drawn out and complicated process, the failure of ratification can be reduced to two simple concepts....

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    The voyages of Columbus initiated a cultural and commodity exchange that was unique in the history of the world. Two different worlds, that were previously unaware of one another, collided and much...

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    There were many famous American inventors. Thomas Edison was one of them. Most people are familiar with Edison’s invention of the light bulb and the phonograph. However, he also invented other...

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    In the 1930s, the countries that eventually made up the Axis Powers began to take land in Europe and in Asia. Japan invaded Manchuria in 1931 and China in 1937. Italy invaded Ethiopia in 1935. In...

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    When World War I began, there was a sentiment in the United States to stay out of the war. However, as events unfolded, there were risks of neutrality as well as some benefits. The risks of staying...

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    Martin Luther King, Jr. and his dream have affected the lives of the American people to this day. Martin Luther King, Jr. fought for Civil Rights. He showed the world that it is possible to make...

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    One way to think through the relationship between nationalism and imperialism is through the logic of political economy and racism. Imperialism can be understood as the extension of a nation's...

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    Because of how the Greek city-states developed independently of one another, there are significant differences between them. Athens and Sparta were very different in many regards. Athens was...

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    The type of government in Jamestown changed over time. Jamestown was established by a expedition sponsored by the Virginia Company, a royally-chartered company in England. The Virginia Company was...

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