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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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    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
    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 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
    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
    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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  • 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 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
    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
    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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  • 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
    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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    When the Whig Party was formed in 1834, there really was no ideological or policy-based difference between their party and the Democratic Party. Instead, the Whigs were really just a loose...

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    Napoleon impacted both Europe and the world in a number of ways. When thinking about Napoleon’s impact, we have to realize that he did not necessarily intend to have the impacts that he did....

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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
    In general, the Holocaust happened in Germany and in Eastern Europe. The victims of the Holocaust were gathered from across Europe, but most of the actual killing was done in parts of Eastern...

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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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  • Imperialism
    There were three major arguments in the United States for imperialism. First, it was seen as a way for the United States to strengthen its economy. Second, it was a way to increase the...

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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
    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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  • History
    The primary difference was the degree of amnesty and leniency to be extended to the former Confederacy. President Abraham Lincoln's position was that as President he had the pardon power and the...

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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
    I assume that you are asking about the schism of the Christian Church into the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. This schism happened gradually over centuries and became official in...

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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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  • 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
    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
    Immigrants have had a significant impact on our society. Immigrants provided a significant portion of the labor in our factories. Many immigrants believed they could make a better living in the...

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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
    Of course, the major effect of the Louisiana Purchase was that it made the United States much bigger than it had been before. The Purchase doubled the land area of the country. This helped to...

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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
    The United States wanted to become a world power by the end of the 1800s. We went to war with Spain to help accomplish this goal. The United States became concerned about how the Spanish were...

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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
    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 invention of the steam engine had a big impact on the Industrial Revolution. With the invention of the steam engine, many things changed for industries. One change was the location of...

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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
    Jefferson, who was Secretary of State at the time, was oppossed to Hamilton's plans for a number of reasons. Hamilton's plan called Assumption was opposed because his friends stood to make...

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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
    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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  • History
    The Treaty of Versailles, which ended WWI, led to the start of WWII, less than 20 years later, because of how harshly it treated Germany and how angry Germans were about this. When the Treaty of...

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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
    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 major advantage of the Industrial Revolution was that it was the beginning of a wave of new material goods that could be used to improve people’s lives. Early in the Industrial Revolution,...

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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
    An allusion is a brief or casual reference to some famous person (real or fictional), quotation, work of art, or other such well-known thing. In this speech, the allusions are mainly taken from the...

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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 Federalist Party was one of the first political parties in the United States. It did not survive very long, dying off after the War of 1812. It died for two main reasons. First, it died...

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  • Declaration of Independence
    There is no part of the Declaration of Independence that is officially called the introduction. However, when people talk about that document, they often use the term “introduction” to refer...

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  • History
    The major issue faced by George Washington was president of the new United States was to get the country off on a start to democracy. It would have been very easy for the country to become...

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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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  • 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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