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  • History
    Since the beginning of World War I in 1914, the United States, under President Woodrow Wilson, had maintained strict neutrality, other than providing material assistance to the Allies. Even in May...

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  • History
    The slave trade had many effects on Africa. Most of them were, of course, negative, though we can argue that the slave trade was positive for some African states at least in the short term. One...

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  • History
    It is important to study history so one may learn about past human behavior that is relevant to the intellectual growth and development of an individual. Studying the events of the past give us an...

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  • History
    As you say, the Declaration of Independence has these 4 parts. The first part is the declaration of natural rights. It says that people have these rights by the fact that they are human. These...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence draws heavily on the ideas of Enlightenment thinkers such as John Locke. Much of what Jefferson wrote in the Declaration comes direct from Locke’s ideas about...

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  • History
    Reconstruction was the period from 1865 - 1877 where the government of the United States tried to put the country together again after the Civil War. In general, historians consider it an...

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  • History
    The Roman Catholic Church played an important role in practically every area of life during the Middle Ages. Let us examine three different ways in which it did so. First, the Roman Catholic...

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  • Imperialism
    The previous educator discussed reasons for American imperialism, but there is another, larger scale imperial effort that involves Africa. Let's take a look at the Scramble for Africa. If we look...

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  • History
    Both Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr were civil rights leaders in the 1960s. Both of them wanted to improve the status of black people in the United States. Outside of that, there was very...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence was written in order to clarify and justify the actions of The Second Continental Congress, which was to assume the powers of an offical government. The colonists'...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    The most important ideas in the Declaration are found early in the document. In that part of the document, Jefferson is spelling out the theory that allowed the colonists to claim that they had...

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    During the Great Depression, the role of the federal government changed tremendously. Before the Depression hit, the federal government did little or nothing to help people financially. This was...

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  • History
    The League of Nations had proud aims but was doomed because it was based on the Treaty of Versailles which most nations signed but disliked. It hoped to aid disarmamnet so stopping wars therefore...

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  • History
    Democrats vs. Whigs: Democrats believed that government should leave business alone, neither helping nor hindering it. This philosophy is known as laissez faire. This way the people would not be...

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    The approaches of these two presidents did have something in common. Both presidents used the federal government more than any previous president had to try to get the economy back to full...

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  • History
    The major impact of technology on World War I (WWI) was that it made the war much more difficult for the infantry soldiers who did most of the fighting. The new technologies led to trench warfare...

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  • History
    The first settlers of Jamestown endured the problems of hostile Indians, starvation, and poor leadership and government. Jamestown was the second English Colony in the New World (Roanoke being the...

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  • History
    I would say that President Washington faced several challenging elements in being the first President of the new nation. One challenge came from the national debt. Fighting and for and gaining...

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  • Civil War (1861–65)
    The Civil War greatly improved the economy of the North but harmed the economy of the South. The Civil War disrupted the Southern economy badly. First of all, it freed the slaves, thus removing...

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  • History
    Three reasons are typically given for American imperialism in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Economic factors. The US wanted to take an empire to give it new markets in which to sell goods and...

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  • History
    The Industrial Revolution was a long process of economic change in the United States, lasting well over a century. There are more advantages and disadvantages than are listed here, but let me...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    One of the rhetorical techniques that Jefferson uses in the Declaration of Independence is repetition. This is used to great effect in the body of the document, as he is listing the grievances that...

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  • History
    A number of factors contributed to Britain's role as the birthplace of the European Industrial Revolution: Large deposits of iron and coal near the surface provided the raw materials which would...

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  • History
    The Crusades tended to have two major consequences effecting the social, political and economic life of Europe. The Crusades helped end feudalism in Western Europe and brought about the conditions...

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  • History
    Booker T. Washington was an emanicipated slave who became a self made man. William E.B. DuBois was a northerner with a New England background and a P.H.D. from Harvard University. Booker T....

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  • History
    There were several reasons that Lincoln announced and implemented the Emancipation Proclamation at the end of 1862, early 1863. His basic goal was to turn the war from a political focus to a...

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  • History
    The emergence of the United States as a world superpower helped transform its perception in the world. Europe had been decimated by the war, nations in Asia, Africa, and South America that had...

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  • History
    Shays’s Rebellion was a rebellion among farmers in Massachusetts that began in 1786. The rebellion is important because it is seen as one of the major factors that led to the writing of the new...

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  • American Revolution
    The French and Indian War changed this relationship by making it a great deal worse. In fact, the war can be said to have led to the revolution. First, the war took the French out of North...

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  • History
    There were three main causes of American imperialism during this time. First, there were economic motives. America was becoming more of an industrial power in these days. Americans believed that...

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  • American Revolution
    There were many ways in which the colonists protested against British actions between 1763 and 1775. The most important of these were violent protests and economic protests. Some American protests...

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  • History
    There are a number of reasons why (according to scholars) the Industrial Revolution began in Britain and not in some other country. Some of these reasons are geographical, while others are social...

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  • History
    The above answer is only partially correct. Napoleon was indeed in need of funds to prosecute his ongoing wars with Britain and other European powers, and the sale of land to the United States did...

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  • History
    Through history, wars have had different kinds of effects on the societies impacted by the wars for many reasons. The Cold War resulted, in the US, in a renewed emphasis upon the importance of...

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  • History
    The American colonies chose to declare independence from Great Britain for many reasons. They believed the British were treating the colonists unfairly. The British passed many tax laws that...

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  • Native Americans
    European settlement in the New World had a number of impacts on Native Americans. Mainly, though, settlement pushed Native Americans off their lands. It led to them either dying or being forced...

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  • History
    The US entered World War I largely because of the German practice of submarine warfare. The entry of the US broke the stalemate that had existed for most of the war and led to the Allied victory....

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  • History
    The Louisana Purchase in the eyes of some Federalists was the gateway the"common and frontier people" would need to usurp their political idealogy. Political parties were never part of...

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  • History
    In thinking about the impact of geography on Greek life, we must think about three aspects of that geography. The three most important aspects of Greek geography were the mountains that split...

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  • History
    The British featured some distinct strategies in seeking to win the Revolutionary War. For the most part, these strategies were rooted in the idea that there was no real way that the Colonists...

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  • History
    The Enlightenment was a major influence on the political ideas of the colonists who pushed for independence from Great Britain. One of the major ideas of the Enlightenment is that people should be...

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  • History
    Justinian ruled the Eastern Roman Empire from 527 to 565. It was in his time that the Eastern Roman Empire turned into the Byzantine Empire. Among Justinian's major accomplishments were: He...

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  • Great Depression and New Deal
    The major difference was that Roosevelt felt that government spending to help people who were in economic trouble was much more acceptable than Hoover thought it was. Hoover believed in the idea...

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  • History
    The Treaty of Versailles was a peace treaty which was ratified in 1919. In essence, the treaty blamed Germany for causing World War One and we see this clearly through the 440 articles it...

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  • Roman Empire
    Before the "fall" of the Western Roman Empire, there were two major differences between the two halves of the empire. First, the West was a Latin civilization. In that part of the empire, Latin...

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  • History
    The politicians responsible for framing the Constitution argued that the Articles of Confederation failed, essentially, because of the lack of a strong central government. The unicameral...

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  • Bill of Rights
    Both of these bills of rights are meant to ensure that there are certain rights that are retained by the people and upon which the government cannot infringe. However, the American Bill of Rights...

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  • History
    The primary similarity between the two is that they both considered themselves "Roman." The people of both Empires referred to themselves as Romans, and Latin was the official language of both....

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  • History
    The answer to this is different in different times and places, but here is a general answer. The Industrial Revolution made work be more regimented and less skilled. Instead of working for...

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  • Renaissance and Reformation
    Although the Protestant Reformation and the Scientific Revolution were different in many ways, they can both be traced back to the ideas that became more prevalent in Europe during the...

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