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The three-fifths clause established how enslaved people would count toward a state's total population. This had a significant effect on tax allocation and political power. In the United States,...

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Whether the Federal Government is too big or too small is a question that can be taken in multiple directions, as long as you formulate an opinion on the subject one way or another. I would...

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With the United States the only large mostly unscathed democracy at the end of World War II, the country was positioned to grow in power as tensions with the Soviet Union increased. In the process,...

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World War II changed the power dynamics around the world. The Axis powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) believed they could use force and fascism to accomplish their ambitions. The United States was...

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World War II can be considered one of the most important events in the history of the United States because the country emerged from the conflict as a global superpower. WWII left much of Europe...

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Fannie Lou Hamer was a civil rights activist who dedicated her life to the fight for equality and freedom. Armed with her intelligence, determination, wit, kindness, and fiery will, she fought for...

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Civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer, who dedicated her life to the fight for equality and freedom, worked with the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), which consisted of mainly...

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It is hard to guess the outcome of "what if" scenarios, but given how the Vietnam War unfolded, it seems unlikely that invading North Vietnam would have achieved US aims of eradicating communism...

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The Wheeler–Howard Act, also known as the Indian Reorganization Act, and popularly called the Indian New Deal, was a turning point in the Native American civil rights movement in that it nullified...

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Each individual’s choice to work in a specific part of the U.S. federal bureaucracy will be influenced by a combination of factors, including their professional interests and background, along with...

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With the hindsight of history, it could be rather difficult to argue that the United States was in the right when it went to war in Vietnam. Nearly ten years of warfare resulted in over 1.3 million...

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Vietnam achieved independence from France by waging a revolution against them. In 1946, France was still rebuilding while trying to control the colonial holdings it temporarily lost during WWII. In...

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While the Land Ordinance of 1785 did not deal directly with slavery, the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 certainly did. Let's look at the purpose of these two documents to help you get started on these...

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Prior to 1763, the British gave their colonists in North America a lot of freedom to largely govern themselves under a policy known as salutary neglect. Several colonies had their own charters...

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The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) comprises nine Justices—the Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices. The Constitution doesn't specify the number of Justices on the Supreme Court;...

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For an assignment such as this one, you would need to identify the various innovations that have originated in China and assess their relative importance vis-a-vis one another (while also tracking...

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William Faulkner, who won two Pulitzers as well as the Nobel prize for literature, is often cited as the most famous Southern novelist. His work, often dealing with the inability of the early to...

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Although their histories are very different, there are some interesting similarities between Peisistratus of Athens and Vladimir Putin. Let's look at some of the places in which you can draw a...

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Southern Christians often defended slavery by turning to the New Testament Bible verse Ephesians 6:5, which states: Slaves, obey your earthly masters with respect and fear ... just as you would...

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In his 1776 pamphlet Common Sense, Thomas Paine presents a well-organized, detailed, reasoned argument for American independence that served to change the perspective of many American colonists and...

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In some senses, the Dawes Act of 1887 was an important turning point in Native American civil rights. The act promised to aid Native Americans who adopted mainstream American culture by rewarding...

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The Mason-Dixon line is what traditionally and historically divides the Northern states from the Southern states. This line originated as the border between the states of Maryland, Delaware, and...

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Women in nineteenth century America certainly had different tasks and different views of freedom and the ideal life. Let's look at some of these to get you started on this assignment. The women who...

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The atomic bombs that led to the end of World War II represent the only time that nuclear weapons have been used in aggression. Whether or not the use of these weapons, which likely killed over...

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World War I and World War II were both devastating conflicts, but their origins and scope were quite different. Let's look briefly at each to help you get started on this assignment. We will begin...

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The principal Crusades took place between 1095 and 1291, with various subsidiary Crusades and associated campaigns lasting well into the fifteenth century. It would be surprising if such a variety...

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In 1821, Mexico won its independence from Spain and gained control over the province of Nueva California (New California)—a Spanish territory which consisted of what is now all of California,...

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While the US Congress and the UK Parliament are both legislative bodies, and the US president and UK prime minister are both executives, there are some significant differences between them. Let's...

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The United States is facing many contemporary issues, and people are often greatly divided in their views of them. Let's brainstorm a few that you might reflect on for this assignment. First, you...

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Howard Zinn wrote A People's History of the United States as a response and corrective to what he viewed as the bias of the traditional American history curriculum. It is therefore unsurprising...

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The impact of the English Civil Wars on the constitutional monarchy in England is significant because the conflicts centered on clashes between King Charles I and Parliament. Facing rebellions in...

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For about ten million American workers, the New Deal was an important lifeline during the Great Depression. In addition to creating much-needed financial regulations for banks and the stock market,...

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The evidence of a "stained-glass ceiling" for women in the Middle Ages is often provided by their absence rather than their presence. One of the best-known pieces of literary evidence from the...

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World War I took place mostly in Europe. However, as the name of the war would suggest, there were zones of conflict on other continents as well. The African, Asian, and Pacific theaters of the war...

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Reconstruction changed the lives of all Southerners. Black Southerners gained their freedom from slavery but faced new restrictions. Lincoln created the Freedmen's Bureau in 1865. The bureau...

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Bullying over social media is a serious concern. If a teacher or other adult in authority is approached by a student who has been experiencing online bullying, the adult is duty-bound to take...

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The New Deal of the 1930s had a significant impact on Native Americans. Let's look at some of the laws and programs that especially affected them to help you get started on this question. First,...

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Franklin D. Roosevelt's Presidency

Franklin D. Roosevelt was well aware of the threat posed by Nazi Germany, and he developed a strong alliance with Britain as war loomed. We can learn much about Roosevelt's views of the war and...

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In the second half of the nineteenth century, there were variations in the experience of the Irish who settled in the Midwest and Far West of America, based on regional cultures and demographics,...

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A haiku is a style of short-form poetry with three lines. The first and third lines contain five syllables, and the second line has seven syllables. In addition, a haiku traditionally includes a...

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An introductory paragraph addressing how the New Deal's benefits applied to women and minorities would lay out in a general way what you plan to talk about in the rest of your paper. It would...

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Irish movement in the United States after 1850 was directed by the same factors that directed movement from Ireland to the United States in the first place: economic necessity and the promise of a...

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No human wants to be enslaved. Freedom is a core human value and a key means of survival. A person who is free eats when they want to eat, rests when they need to rest, worships how they wish, and...

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Many of the postcolonial problems in Kenya have their roots in colonial economic practices and policy. A large problem that Kenya has been dealing with since independence is developing its...

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Although Born a Crime is a personal memoir, it can't be separated from the historical background of apartheid. Indeed, even the title places the book in the context of apartheid South Africa since...

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Both Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois understood the need for Black Americans to forward their education. However, their underlying philosophies behind how to accomplish this differed...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2022, 5:34 pm (UTC)

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To assess this statement, you should compare how the Greek gods were viewed in Homer's time with that of Socrates's time. For Homer, the gods are seen as supernatural and immortal human-like...

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The 2020 article “The Muslim World’s Question: ‘What Happened to Us?’” in The Atlantic is an analysis of three important historical events that author Kim Ghatta believes definitely shaped the...

Latest answer posted November 1, 2022, 4:15 am (UTC)

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You might begin your summary of this video with an explanation of the origins of tensions between Syria and Lebanon, including colonialist influences (greatly shaped by France) following World War...

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In his introduction to the second volume of American History, Thomas S. Kidd remarks that a history book is kind of like a “national autobiography.” “It tells us how we got where we are,” the...

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