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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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  • 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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  • 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 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
    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
    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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  • 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
    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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  • 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 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
    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
    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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  • Apartheid
    The Reservation of Separate Amenities Act of 1953 was significant because it formally institutionalized the policy of racial segregation supported by South Africa's white, predominately Afrikaaner...

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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
    The Reservation of Separate Amenities Act began in 1953. In South Africa, a white minority had control of the government and wanted to stay in power. The Reservation of Separate Amenities Act...

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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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  • Political Theory
    In order to define the nature and scope of political theory, one must understand all three terms. Political theory refers to the characteristics which define the orientation of thinking of a group...

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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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  • 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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  • History
    If you exclude the Preamble, the Declaration of Independence can be divided into three parts. The first part declares the rights of citizens and is heavily influenced by the works of the English...

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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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  • 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
    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
    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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  • History
    The Versailles Treaty led to the beginning of World War II in a variety of ways. First, the German leadership who had to surrender signed the treaty under duress—between the armistice in...

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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
    Whether the Constitution of the United States represented an improvement upon the earlier Articles of Confederation depended entirely upon one's perspective. As students of American history...

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  • History
    The Industrial Revolution is a period in history from approximately 1770 through 1850 which was characterized by a change in the manufacturing process through the use of machinery and other...

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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
    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
    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
    In England in Victorian times and before (and probably in other countries too) not everyone could afford the luxury of delivered ice - and anyway poorer people could only afford to shop for 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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  • History
    The Sumerians moved into the lower part of the Tigris-Euphrates valley about 3000B.C. The Sumerians made many contributions to later societies, some that are still important to people today. They...

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  • History
    The Mayflower Compact is important because in law, everything is about precedent. When the constitution was written, the founders looked at all precedents, and the Mayflower was one of the first...

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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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  • 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 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
    The First Great Awakening, which took place in the 1730s and 1740s in colonial America (most intensely in New England), sought to reinvigorate parishioners' personal sense of connection with Jesus...

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  • History
    In many ways, the lives of indentured servants and slaves were very similar to one another. The indentured servants, of course, had more hope for the future, but slaves could in some cases...

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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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  • 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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  • 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 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
    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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  • 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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  • 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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