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    After Abraham Lincoln was elected in early November of 1860, the Confederate states began to secede from the country. South Carolina was the first Confederate state to secede, in December of 1860....

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    The Spanish colonized what we now think of as the Southwestern United States, plus Florida, as well as Mexico and much of Central and Latin America, as well as Cuba. The Spanish explorers or...

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    The legislative branch of government in the United States is made up of the House of Representatives and Senate, which together make up the U.S. Congress. The Congress passes legislation in a...

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    There is no way to know for sure what things in human history could possibly have happened differently. We cannot run experiments on human history to determine whether the League of Nations could...

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    This answer depends on your political ideas and, to some extent, what your socioeconomic circumstances were. For the most part, people who were strongly involved in the market economy supported the...

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    There were four plans of Reconstruction that were being considered at different times. President Lincoln proposed his plan before the end of the Civil War. He believed the President should be in...

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    First, European nations developed or acquired, earlier than other peoples around the world, many of the technologies necessary for colonization. These included nautical innovations like the caravel...

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    After the war, the South had myriad economic problems. These included no more slaves, little industry, no money, ravaged lands, and a relatively uneducated workforce. The South had a primarily...

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    Adolf Hitler was able to utilize the punishments levied against Germany by the Treaty of Versailles to rally political support for the goals of the Nazi Party. The Germans were greatly harmed by...

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    When the Founding Fathers met to discuss a new plan of government, there was a significant difference of opinion regarding how representation in Congress would be determined. The large states...

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    Cleopatra was a member of the Ptolemaic Dynasty. Family members and ancestors in the Ptolemaic Dynasty had come from Macedonia on the Greek Peninsula. Ancient Macedonians had expanded from...

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    The domestication of animals provides a handy source of food, meat and dairy products, in one place, allowing people to settle in that place, no longer expending all their energy on traveling for...

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    The Americans were justified in fighting the British. There are several reasons why this is true. One reason was that the British began to violate the rights of the colonists. When the British...

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    The United States military has taken a "policing" role in several conflicts since World War II. When the United States intervened in the Korean War, President Truman stated that "We are not at war"...

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    There were several causes that led to the launching of the New Deal. Prior to the beginning of the Great Depression, a laissez-faire attitude existed regarding the involvement of the government in...

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    The answer to this question can be found at the end of the Declaration of Independence. It is at that point that the signers actually come around and say that they are breaking away from England....

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    The origins of the Cold War actually start during WWII. During the war against Germany, Stalin's armies suffered massive casualties as they pushed Hitler's army out of the Soviet Union and across...

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    The Louisiana Purchase was very important to the early history of the United States. The western farmers depended on using the port of New Orleans to ship their goods to market. They also needed to...

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    Reconstruction had a major impact on African-Americans. African-Americans were better off as a result of Reconstruction, even if some of the improvements were temporary. Before the Civil War, most...

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    The Nile was very important to the people of Ancient Egypt because it essentially made their economy possible. It allowed them to do agriculture and to engage in trade. Like all ancient people,...

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    Nearly every American is at least nominally familiar with the Salem witch trials of 1692-1693. However, most popular conceptions of the Salem witch trials greatly exaggerate the facts of the event....

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    Charlemagne was one of the most lauded kings of the medieval era. During his reign (768-814), he led more than 50 military campaigns and conquered nearly all of western Europe, metaphorically...

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    The Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution. They looked at a number of sources to develop the document. They wanted a federal government that had enough power to govern the people, but not too...

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    Some of the ideas of the Constitution did discriminate against minorities. One example is the Three-Fifth Compromise. The Three-Fifths Compromise stated that every five slaves would count as three...

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    The Crisis is a series of articles written by Thomas Paine that encourages support for the American Revolution. In his articles, he talks about the difficulty of obtaining freedom. He wants the...

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    The best answer to this question is Option B. Option A is also a possible answer, but I would argue that Option B is better. The other two options are definitely not correct. Option C cannot be...

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    Mercantilism was a theory of political economy that was prominent in Europe in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Basically, it argued that a nation's power was fundamentally based on its...

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    It seems likely that this question is referring to Social Darwinism, as the biological theory of evolution by natural selection did not have much of an effect on immigration. Social Darwinism, on...

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    There were several reasons why our population was young and growing in the early 1800s. One reason was that immigration to our country increased, especially from North and West Europe, in the early...

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    Augustus Caesar was a great leader of Rome. He ruled for 41 years, from 27 B.C. to 14 A.D. There were many accomplishments during the time he ruled Rome including beginning the approximate 200...

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    Thomas Jefferson supported a democratic state that made decisions on the basis of majority rule voting by its citizens, and opposed the concept of minority rule as tyrannical. Jefferson argued that...

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    Colonization in Africa devastated the continent; from the earliest days of international slave trade in the 17th century to the Belgian presence in the Congo during the 20th century, European...

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    When President Eisenhower gave his farewell address to the nation, he talked about how grateful he was that he was able to get along with Congress to get things done. He believed that the American...

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    There were several nations that were attacked or that experienced aggression from the Axis Powers before and during World War II. In 1931, Japan invaded Manchuria. Japan also invaded China in 1937....

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    The Gregorian calendar was the idea of Pope Gregory XIII. The calendar was named after Pope Gregory XIII. The calendar's initial introduction occurred in the 16th century, in the year 1582....

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    Popular culture is a reflection of the contemporary values and events that are important to society. Television is a reflection of what people value. During the 1970s, after a decade of racial...

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    The Civil Rights Act of 1875 had little impact on the South. This law was designed to allow all people to have equal access to public accommodations. This included access to theaters, restaurants,...

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    People left Great Britain for its American colonies for a number of reasons. Many were indentured servants, who went to places in the colonies to work for a certain period of time in return for...

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    The Kennedy Doctrine had a significant impact on regional and world affairs. The Kennedy Doctrine was designed to stop the spread of communism to countries in the Americas and to try to remove it...

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    Paine answers this question in a brief discussion of the difference between "society" and "government." He views society as the consequence of human interactions, both economic and emotional, each...

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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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    The first people to populate the Americas most likely came from East Asia. Historians, archaeologists, and biologists have performed extensive studies of the culture and DNA of indigenous...

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    The Columbian Exchange describes a period of time during the Age of Exploration (1500-1700, approximately) where the Old World and New World exchanged plants, animals, and pathogens through...

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    After the Civil War ended, the South needed to be rebuilt or reconstructed. There was a great deal of damage done in the South. There were several plans developed to deal with how the South should...

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