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History

The 1950s brought significant changes to the everyday lives of many Americans. Discuss the economic and demographic...

After World War II, the United States was one of the few nations left standing with an intact infrastructure, facing a world needing to be rebuilt. This led to unprecedented economic growth, which...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2020 2:24 am UTC

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History

immigration and conservative values

The presumption that conservatives will usually be against large-scale immigration and progressives will be for it may be justified ideologically by the essential meanings of the terms...

Latest answer posted December 4, 2020 8:39 pm UTC

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History

Describe one strategy that you learned that would help you create a strong literature review/search for evidence....

Next to clearly stating a thesis and purpose for research, the literature review is the second most critical element to conducting successful research projects. Literature reviews demonstrate the...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 1:38 pm UTC

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History

What were some examples of the social impact of the Portuguese colonization from the 1500s to 1815? Reference and...

Within Portugal’s program of overseas colonization from the sixteenth century onward, the tiny kingdom vastly increased its holdings. The far-flung empire included territories in the Western...

Latest answer posted November 15, 2020 6:28 pm UTC

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History

Why did many Revolutionary leaders shaping the government of the new nation begin to find the principle of democracy...

With a question such as this, you should keep in mind that the US Constitution was actually very controversial in its time, as can be seen by the Federalist Debates between the Constitution's...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2020 9:33 pm UTC

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The Declaration of Independence

Explain the four parts of the Declaration of Independence. What are the Preamble, Declaration of Natural Rights, List...

On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress voted to accept the Declaration of Independence, the famous document that declared the American colonies to be independent from Great Britain. Almost a...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2020 4:40 pm UTC

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History

What kinds of societies emerged in the power vacuum of the old western Roman empire?

The Roman Empire, at its height, included large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Asia, and Africa. In the fifth century, the Roman Empire fell and Germanic kings gained...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2020 8:42 pm UTC

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Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement

In their respective civil rights speeches, how do Lindon B. Johnson and George Wallace define what America and its...

George Wallace's speech, often called “Segregation Now, Segregation Forever,” was delivered on the occasion of his inauguration as Alabama Governor in 1963. In that speech, Wallace argues that...

Latest answer posted November 14, 2020 2:58 am UTC

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History

In what ways did late antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, especially the spread of Christianity, the expansion of...

I do not think this is an either/or proposition. When studying history, moments of disruption often coexist with broader continuities across time. The same theme applies to each of the historical...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2020 11:52 pm UTC

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Andrew Jackson's Presidency

What is the relationship between the "killing of the bank" by Jackson and the Panic of 1837? Was Jackson's reasoning...

Jackson's bank war (and the policies implemented to replace it) almost certainly caused the Panic of 1837. Remember that one of the central purposes of a national bank was to effectively regulate...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 2:24 am UTC

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History

How did the United States define its place on the North American continent in the decades after independence?

After achieving independence, the first goal of the United States was probably survival. If we look back to the earliest decades after the war, the United States had only just emerged from colonial...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2020 2:35 am UTC

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Middle East, U.S. Military Involvement in the

American role in the iraq war between iran

At the beginning of the Iran-Iraq War in 1980, neither of the two countries was particularly friendly to American interests in the Middle East. The former Secretary of State, Henry Kissinger...

Latest answer posted December 3, 2020 10:30 am UTC

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History

What was the role of religion in colonial society and the American Revolution?

There were many different religious groups in colonial America. From Roman Catholics to Baptists to Puritans, a wide variety of Christian denominations were able to thrive in the New World, largely...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2020 4:21 pm UTC

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Religion in the Thirteen Colonies

What was the role of Danbury Baptists, and what was their impact on religion in colonial society and the American...

The Danbury Baptists, a religious minority living in Danbury, Connecticut, helped to clarify the separation of church and state afforded by the First Amendment of the US Constitution through their...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 4:57 pm UTC

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The Market Revolution, Industrialization, and New Technologies

What were the advantages and the disadvantages of the industrial revolution?

To answer this question, we first need to establish what the industrial revolution was. In a nutshell, this was the period in the latter half of the 1700s and the first half of the 1800s in which...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 6:43 pm UTC

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History

Given the rise in racial hostility toward free African Americans in the early nineteenth century, was the...

Your argument should be clear about why Black people would be returning to Africa had the movement been widely successful. Remember, many white people—including early-nineteenth century presidents...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2020 5:00 pm UTC

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Film and Television

What are the social, economic, and political implications of the stereotypical representations of gender and culture...

The film Titanic (1997) is a dramatization of an iconic and tragic historical event, overlaid with a love story which in itself exemplifies historical transformation and perhaps ironically shows...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2020 1:01 am UTC

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History

In what ways did American women contribute to the cause of independence, and how did revolutionary ideals affect...

American women contributed to the cause of independence in whatever ways that they could. For instance, in 1767 the British passed the Townshend Acts, which imposed increased taxes on foreign...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2020 12:19 pm UTC

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History

Write a summary of the article "Racism and Research: The Case of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study" by Allen M. Brandt....

A good summary of any article identifies the author's thesis and succinctly lists the main points the author uses to support the thesis. Summaries may also include brief overviews of background...

Latest answer posted November 18, 2020 1:55 am UTC

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History

How has Nevada changed since World War II? What forces are most responsible? What is Nevada’s relationship with the...

To address Nevada's relationship with the rest of the country, explore the impact of its gold and silver mining industries. First, note that Nevada is the nation's top producer of gold. In 2018,...

Latest answer posted December 2, 2020 2:38 pm UTC

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History

Compare and contrast revolutionary and reform movements in Latin America (especially the Mexican Revolution).

The Mexican Revolution could be called an uprising against the longtime dictator of Mexico Porfirio Diaz. With help from the United States, England, and the Western countries, Diaz was able to...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2020 5:32 pm UTC

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The Articles of Confederation

From 1781 to 1789, did the Articles of Confederation provide the United States with an effective government?

Although the Articles of Confederation had proved themselves to be highly effective in coordinating the efforts of the states in fighting the Revolutionary War, they were totally unsuited to the...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2020 10:51 am UTC

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Andrew Jackson's Presidency

How did Andrew Jackson respond to the nullification crisis? Refer to America: A Narrative History, chapter 10.

Southern opinion, as expressed most notably by Vice President John C. Calhoun, was strongly opposed to the Tariff of 1828, the so-called “Tariff of Abominations,” that reduced British demand for...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2020 8:21 am UTC

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History

Identify the main points of Hannibal's strategy in the struggle against Rome. Assess the strengths and weaknesses of...

The Carthaginian general Hannibal Barca was a clever man and a fine strategist, so when he set out against Rome, he made the Romans nervous (to say the least) and also the recipients of several...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2020 7:05 pm UTC

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The Gettysburg Address

What is the mood of Lincoln's speech "The Gettysburg Address"?

There are a few verifiable eyewitness accounts of President Lincoln's Gettysburg Address. One of those accounts is found in John Hay's diary, where he describes the town's mood the night before as...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 11:26 am UTC

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European History

How does the Renaissance influence our lives?

The clearest way in which the Renaissance influences our lives is in the works of Renaissance art and literature that are important to each individual. If, for example, you have learned about...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 12:15 pm UTC

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World War II

How did the League of Nations respond to Japan's invasion of Manchuria?

In the early 1930s, the League of Nations was powerless to do much of anything regarding the Japanese invasion of Manchuria. After the Lytton Commission was sent to examine the situation and...

Latest answer posted November 13, 2020 12:20 pm UTC

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History

What contributions did Hermann Samuel Reimarus, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Friedrich Schleiermacher, Adolph von Harnack,...

I can help you get started by providing a quick summary of all six figures and their relationship to the Enlightenment period. Hermann Samuel Reimarus This German philosopher was one of the first...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2020 4:42 pm UTC

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History

“The reforms and developments introduced by UK rule between 1857 and 1890 were neither significant nor helpful to...

The British conquest of India took place in an ad hoc and disorganized fashion. For a hundred years, from the Battle of Plassey in 1757 to the Indian Mutiny in 1857, the subcontinent was...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2020 5:18 pm UTC

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History

Explain the origins and the evolution of united States constitutional democracy

Let's begin by defining some terms. A constitution is a governing document that serves as the supreme law of a land, limits government, and guarantees rights to the people. In a democracy, citizens...

Latest answer posted December 1, 2020 1:25 am UTC

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Segregation and the Civil Rights Movement

What was the role of African American women in the civil rights movement? Apart from Rosa Parks, how did African...

We've all heard of Rosa Parks, the African American woman who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1955. But many other African American women were also active...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 9:35 pm UTC

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History

Focus on chapter 10 of Deborah Lipstadt's Denying the Holocaust. Why did university newspapers think that the First...

In chapter 10 of Denying the Holocaust, Deborah Lipstadt discusses a Holocaust-denying advertisement that Bradley Smith attempted to run in many university newspapers in the early 1990s. The...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 4:43 pm UTC

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History

Explain how the Atlantic slave trade helped reallocate global wealth and power. How was Africa transformed by the...

With the discovery of the New World and the creation of the Atlantic Slave Trade, the global balance of economic and political power moved further west towards the Atlantic. If you look backwards...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 8:33 pm UTC

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Hundred Years’ War

Describe the treatment of the French by the English invaders during the Hundred Years' War.

Throughout the Hundred Years' War, the treatment of the French populace by the English tended to be brutal and cruel. This was particularly the case in Brittany, Normandy, and Gascony, where much...

Latest answer posted November 12, 2020 3:36 pm UTC

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History

Please explain the three components of attitudes. What is meant by cognitive dissonance? How do prejudice and...

The three components of attitude are known as the "ABC Model of Attitudes." The first is the affective component, which describes a person's feelings about the object. For example, if a person...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 6:24 pm UTC

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History

Violence occurred in the 1920s in the United States against various groups, such as immigrants, communists, trade...

In the 1920s, the Ku Klux Klan became popular again; by 1924, more than four million Americans had joined the KKK. As in previous decades, racist white people harassed, assaulted, and lynched Black...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 4:48 pm UTC

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History

Describe Nevada’s character circa 1900. How did it differ from the rest of the US, how did outsiders perceive it, and...

At the start of the twentieth century, Nevada very much embodied what many imagine when they think of the "Wild West." The state was mostly characterized by wide open spaces and small frontier...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 3:58 pm UTC

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Secession and Civil War

Discuss two or three of the major crises of the 1850s and how each of them contributed to the advent of the Civil War.

Several major events in the 1850s helped to exacerbate conditions that brought about the Civil War. I will describe some of these events, and then you can decide which of them you want to expand...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 5:11 pm UTC

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History

What was the historical context of the removal of Native Americans from the South, and why did it prove to be...

Andrew Jackson's policy of Indian removal represented something of a departure from that of his predecessors. Whereas they had tried to encourage Native Americans to assimilate into white American...

Latest answer posted November 5, 2020 9:38 am UTC

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History

explore how soil restoration is critical to societal helth given example

Nutrient deficiency has an undisputed negative impact on human health--both physical and mental. According to Ecofarming Daily, many kinds of human activity, especially conventional farming,...

Latest answer posted November 20, 2020 8:00 am UTC

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Architecture

Analyze the use of definition in Paul Goldberger's "The Heatherwick Effect."

According to Paul Goldberger in his article "The Heatherwick Effect," the magic of Thomas Heatherwick's design is "his drive to to make his work comprehensible to people who don't know the first...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2020 4:23 pm UTC

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Health and Disease

Write about how this ATODG unit has affected your knowledge, attitude, or decisions about ATODG. What will you do...

Your questions about your ATODG unit are quite subjective. Your answers won’t be the same as another person's. As your questions acknowledge, they will depend upon your own personal experiences...

Latest answer posted October 23, 2020 3:16 pm UTC

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The Cold War

Briefly explain the main events of the Cold War.

After World War II, the tension between the Soviet Union and the United States escalated quickly since the nations had differing world views, especially in regard to economic systems (capitalism...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 1:39 am UTC

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History

What do the ruins of ancient homes tell us about Greek and Roman cultures?

It is important to note that Greek and Roman homes were not the same, that both developed chronologically and geographically (more so in the case of Roman houses), and that they varied between...

Latest answer posted September 19, 2020 2:20 pm UTC

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History

How is the Second Inaugural (Abraham Lincoln) a consideration on the significance of emancipation and Union, as the...

In his second inaugural address, delivered in March 1865, President Abraham Lincoln expressed guarded optimism that the Civil War would soon end. He not only commented on the issue of slavery as a...

Latest answer posted November 30, 2020 7:27 am UTC

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History

In what ways are institutional bodies present in the text? That is, the Church, colonial government or...

The Itching Parrot (El Periquillo Sarniento) by José Joaquín Fernández de Lizardi is generally regarded as the first Mexican novel. The author uses the checkered career of Pedro Sarmiento to mount...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2020 10:28 am UTC

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History

Why did Abraham Lincoln decide to issue the Emancipation Proclamation? How did it impact the war? please refer to A...

In Chapter 15 of America: A Narrative History (Vol.1), Emory Shi is at pains to point out that Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation wasn't based on any high-flown ideas of racial equality or human...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2020 10:27 am UTC

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History

The paper asks you to watch and analyze a film (fact-based or documentary, at least 50 minutes long) about a key...

The blockbuster film The Patriot (2000) dramatizes the later phase of the American Revolution in which major operations occurred in the Southern states, principally North and South Carolina. In the...

Latest answer posted November 29, 2020 4:55 am UTC

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History

How did the Civil War change the nation? Please refer to A Narrative History Volume 1 By by David Emory Shi. Chapter 15

In Chapter 15 of America: A Narrative History Vol.1, David Emory Shi describes the U.S. Civil War as “a transforming war”, and with good reason too. As an editorial in the New York Times put it,...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2020 9:52 am UTC

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History

What were the factors that led to Texas's Independence?

One factor that set the stage for Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico was Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain. In 1821, Mexico officially separated itself from Spanish rule...

Latest answer posted November 26, 2020 7:02 pm UTC

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