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  • Apartheid
    Apartheid is the systematic segregation of a particular group of people by a country’s government. The term traces its origins to South Africa. In 1948, the ruling National Party (NP) instituted...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • History
    The colonists arrived at Jamestown on May 13, 1607. At that time, historians estimate that over 14,000 Powhatan Indians lived in Virginia. One of the most apparent problems facing the colonists was...

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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
    The United States entered the war because of the Germans' decision to resume the policy of unrestricted submarine warfare, and the so-called "Zimmerman telegram," intercepted by the British, in...

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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
    Here are some questions that you could ask in such an interview. Of course, the specific questions that you ask might vary depending on the person you are interviewing and, perhaps, your own...

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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
    The Renaissance was a cultural movement that started in Florence but spread throughout Europe. It started roughly in the 14th century and lasted until the 17th century. It started at different...

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  • History
    When you say something is a "city on a hill" it means that it is out there in plain view for everyone to see. The reason that that matters is because that thing in plain view will be an example to...

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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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    https://youtu.be/dCRigLwx4yY The slave trade had many effects on Africa. Most of them were, of course, negative, though we can argue that the slave trade was beneficial for some African states in...

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  • History
    Historians generally discuss the ways in which the Chesapeake colonies and the New England colonies were different. These differences are said to have created completely different societies whose...

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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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  • 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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  • History
    There were several weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. One weakness was that the government under the Articles of Confederation couldn’t levy taxes. In the Constitution, the government...

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  • History
    The Declaration of Independence has several parts. The first part stated that when a group of people wants to be free from another group of people, the people should explain why they want to be...

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  • History
    Ferdinand and Isabella agreed to fund Columbus’ expedition when no other monarch did. Why did they do this? The Spanish monarchs had just retaken Spain from the Muslims, and refused to trade with...

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  • History
    Spain: The spainish were the first European power to interact with native american populations. When they arrived in the new world, they began they found amazing new trade items which they began...

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  • History
    The Great Awakening affected the colonies in at least three ways. First, the Great Awakening affected the colonies by changing many people’s attitudes towards religion. Before this revival,...

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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
    The government of the middle colonies was essentially similar to the governmental systems of the other colonies. The English colonies generally had the same governmental setup. In all of the...

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  • History
    There were differences and similarities between the New England colonies and the Middle colonies. In terms of similarities, we will see that in some of the Middle colonies, the jobs were similar...

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  • History
    The political structure in the New England colonies was different at different times in colonial history. There were also multiple levels of government. At the lowest level, New England government...

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  • History
    The "discovery" of the New World by Christopher Columbus changed the history of the world completely. This is not to say that Columbus himself was that important -- he was just the first European...

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  • History
    The Mayflower Compact is frequently cited as the beginning of American democracy, as it involved the people of the Mayflower (the ones that survived the ocean voyage that is) coming together and...

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  • History
    We can generally say that there were four main causes of the American Revolution. These causes mostly came into being after the French and Indian War. It was only after this war that relations...

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  • History
    The Alliance system was one of the causes of World War I. Prior to the war there were two alliances. One was the Triple Alliance. This included Austria-Hungary, Germany, and Italy. The other...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    For Jefferson, the basic elements of the argument for separation lie in a lack of respect. Jefferson frames the argument that the violation of economic and political rights that the Colonists have...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    According to the Declaration of Independence, the government gets its power to govern from the people that it governs. As the Declaration says, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving...

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  • History
    The significance of Marbury v. Madison is that the ruling in that case gave the Supreme Court of the United States the power of judicial review. Judicial review is the power to determine whether a...

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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
    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 primary positive effect of the Columbian exchange was increased food supply and nutrients to the populations of both areas. Europe probably benefited more than the Americas with the...

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  • Apartheid
    The Reservation of Separate Amenities Act was passed in South Africa in 1953. It had a tremendous impact on the people’s lives. This law was a part of the system of segregation that existed in...

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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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  • History
    Cunieform writing, accounting, and bookkeeping, the plow, the sail, and wheeled carts (proto-chariots) were some of the important contributions of the Sumerians to Mesopotamian civilization.

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  • History
    Basically, Native Americans viewed land as something that was to be used communally by all the members of a tribe. There was no idea among the Indians that land was something to be divided up,...

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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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  • 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
    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 three reasons the Spanish had for colonizing are usually listed as "gold, god, and glory." "Gold" meant that one of the goals of Spanish colonization was to find gold or to otherwise get...

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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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  • 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 Federalists and the Anti-federalists were the first major political parties in the United States. The Anti-federalists were known as the Democratic-Republican Party. Both of these groups were...

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  • Media
    The major advantage of the modern mass media is that it can provide us with huge amounts of news and of entertainment quite easily. This enriches our lives because it makes us better informed and...

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  • Pilgrims Land at Plymouth
    Plymouth Colony faced a slew of difficulties in their first year of colonization: Disease: Many of the Pilgrims died from pneumonia and scurvy. Scurvy is actually a deficiency of Vitamin C, but...

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