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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
    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
    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
    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
    The main antagonists in the Cold War were the United States and the Soviet Union. However, the Cold War ended up affecting practically every country in the world in some way. Some countries were...

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  • History
    One of the greatest changes in the United States was the most of the women had served in the workplace in one way or another during the war, when the men were off fighting. Many did not return to...

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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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  • Declaration of Independence
    In addition to the important ideas expressed above, the Declaration contains a few other important ideas. First, the Declaration contains the idea that if the government must be overthrown, a new...

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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
    D-Day is the World War II military operation which took place on June 6, 1944. It was code-named Operation Neptune, presumably because it involved a water landing by the Allies on the beaches of...

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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
    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
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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 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
    World War II, in the short term, reduced the number of effective empires in the world to two: the US and the Soviet Union. The war bankrupted the British and occupied the French, with of course,...

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  • History
    The point of emphasis of reconstruction after the Civil war was to help black Americans become equal citizens. This obviously met with a lot of resistance from groups in the south. While laws were...

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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
    I would agree that the main reason was that we wanted to protect a country from communism. I often wonder though if the Vietnam conflict was not more of a conflict between USSR and the United...

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  • History
    The Civil Rights Movement succeeded in at least two main ways. First, it succeeded in that it won more legal rights for African Americans. Second, it succeeded because it helped to create a less...

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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 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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  • History
    We can argue that appeasement caused World War II because it allowed Hitler and the Nazis to build Germany’s military power until it was strong enough to fight a major war. Additionally,...

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  • History
    If I remember correctly, this was an essay on a US History AP test some years ago... There are at least three major reasons why this year was a major turning point in the history of the US. The...

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  • History
    I don't think there can be anything simple about Marxism. I think that an underlying element of the philosophy is how the focus of economics underscores everything in human consciousness. Human...

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  • Native Americans
    European settlers to "the New World" had a major, and mostly negative effect on the indigenous populations across North and South America. Whatever the motivations, those who settled North America...

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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
    The presence of the desire to punish Germany was evident from the start of the process in drafting the Treaty of Versailles. On one hand, President Wilson actually sought to create a set of terms...

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  • History
    The United States entered the war because of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor. The United States had a vested interest in the war in Europe; and had supplied ships to Britain through the Lend...

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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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  • Imperialism
    There are two main ways in which the Industrial Revolution and imperialism were linked to one another. First, the Industrial Revolution made imperialism more necessary. Second, it made...

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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 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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  • World War II (1939–45)
    Japan's invasion of China was due essentially to Japan's desire to be an imperial power. There was both an economic and a militaristic element to this desire. Economically, Japan needed more...

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  • History
    War can have many different impacts on societies. It depends very much on what the society is like before the war, what the war is about, how popular the war is, whether that particular country...

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  • History
    Imperialism had a large role in paving the road to World War I because the dual monarchy of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire ruled over a large number of different ethnic groups. The territories of...

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  • History
    When African countries won their independence from European colonizers, they faced many challenges. Here are some major types of challenges they faced: Multi-ethnic states that had no logic to...

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  • History
    The New Deal changed the role of government completely. Before the New Deal, government had essentially no role in steering the economy or in providing for the people. After the New Deal, the...

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  • History
    Germany entered World War I because countries that were its allies entered the war first. Germany was eager to go to war, but it did not officially do so until it had a way to justify doing so....

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  • World War II (1939–45)
    There are at least three major similarities. First, both wars were caused by the efforts of some countries to change the international order and the efforts of other countries to prevent that. For...

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  • History
    Short answer is: Cause= America had placed an embargo on Japan due to their increasing power and taking over most of the South Pacific islands. Japan was wanting to increase its oil for its war...

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  • History
    Columbus changed the world because he introduced the greedy, land-hungry Europeans to America. He not only ultimately caused the founding of the United States, Mexico and Canada, but also shaped...

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  • John F. Kennedy
    Kennedy's Inaugural is considered one of the finest ever delivered by an American president. Many political historians concur that the speech delivered characteristics of realism, idealism,...

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  • History
    The main goals of the New Deal can be expressed in three words: Relief, Recovery, and Reform. The New Deal hoped to provide Relief from the suffering caused by the Great Depression. This was...

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  • History
    In general, southerners didn't like Lincoln long before the 1860 election. As a member of the Free Soil Party (before it later became the Republican Party) Lincoln argued against expanding slavery...

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