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    Among the delegates to the Constitutional Convention of 1787 there were a number of radically different, and conflicting, positions regarding the issue of slavery. Some individuals believed that,...

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    The political divide between the North and the South in the election of 1860 can best be described by looking at the issue of slavery. In the election of 1860, the Democratic Party split over the...

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    The Federalist party was worried that the states would seek too much power and would ultimately decide to become their own independent nations. There were many examples in Europe of independent...

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    The New York City draft riots took place during the Civil War in 1863. For a number of years, abolitionists had been growing in influence in New York. This created a backlash among supporters of...

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    Perhaps John F. Kennedy's greatest legacy is the optimism he brought to the Oval Office, epitomized in his famous 1961 inaugural address in which he stated, "Ask not what your country can do for...

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    There were several developments in the Cold War between 1945 and 1950 that impacted the foreign policy of the United States. In February 1945, Stalin agreed at the Yalta Conference to allow free...

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    The Americans were not expected to defeat the British military in the Revolutionary War. However, the unexpected occurred, and the Americans defeated the British. There were reasons why this...

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    Judges make it to the bench either by appointment or by an election. This can influence their decisions in different ways. When a judge is elected they are subjected to pressures of losing that...

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    Locke's views on women's education, indeed his views on women in general, were remarkably enlightened for the time. In his Second Treatise of Government Locke criticized the political theory of...

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    The phrase "all men are created equal" comes from the second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence. The phrase itself forms the basis for America's fight against English tyranny. The...

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    When it was clear that the weaknesses that existed in the plan of government created by the Articles of Confederation were harming the progress of the United States, a convention was held to...

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    One of the major causes of the Spanish-American War was yellow journalism. Cuban rebels were assaulting Spanish installations in the country in order to gain their independence. American...

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    The coal miners of Briceville, Tennessee went on strike in 1891 in protest of poor wages and conditions. Although they weren't members of a labor union, they still had a history of downing tools...

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    Nationalism is evident in a country exercising an extreme form of patriotism that is characterized by strong emphasis on advancing the nation’s interests. In this case, the country focuses its...

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    Your answer to this question must be guided by the course materials you have been provided. There is a very close connection between nationalism, imperialism, and scientific racism starting in the...

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    Answers to this question inevitably venture widely into alternative history. Perhaps the simplest answer is something along the lines of this: Lord North, the British Prime Minister [1770-83],...

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    It is a matter of perspective whether the United States was justified in taking Texas and other lands from Mexico in the 1840s. The Mexican government never officially recognized Texas as an...

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    The Market Revolution demonstrated that the two regions of the United States, North and South, were moving in opposite directions. The North, having more internal improvements and population,...

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    Medicine in the seventeenth century was relatively scary; without a sound scientific understanding of the human body, receiving medical treatment from a doctor could usually do more harm than good....

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    The book was Uncle Tom's Cabin and the author was Harriet Beecher Stowe. Abraham Lincoln said this to her and the exact quote was similar to "So you're the little lady who wrote the book that...

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    Your answer can be found in Leon Trotsky's The History of the Russian Revolution. I've provided a link to his book below. In his book, Trotsky explains what distinguished Russia from the other...

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    French West Africa existed from 1895 to 1959 and included the areas of modern-day Senegal, Togo, Dahomey, Côte d’Ivoire (the Ivory Coast), Mali, Niger, Guinea, and Mauritania. In the fifteenth...

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    According to figures from Australia’s Best City, based on the 2011 Australian census, 80% of Australians reside in a coastal strip from Cairns all the way down to Adelaide. This large percentage...

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    While destroying property or threatening tax collectors were methods used by the Sons of Liberty, a much more common and popular method of protesting British taxation was boycotting. By wearing...

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    There were several reasons why the Declaration of Independence was written. One reason was to inform the world that the colonists were declaring their independence from Great Britain, and they were...

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    Hammurabi was the sixth king of the Amorite First Dynasty of Babylon. He reigned from 1792 BCE to 1750 BCE. He inherited the throne from his father who was called Sin-Muballit. Under Hammurabi’s...

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    In canto 3, as Dante and Virgil approach the gates of Hell, Dante asks Virgil what the inscription above the gates means. It says, "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here." Dante is understandably...

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    Most imperial powers in the 19th and early 20th century employed several levels of of colonial administration, and the benchmark tended to be the numbers and the level of involvement of the settler...

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    The 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution states as follows: Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been...

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    I am going to answer this question based on the assumption that you mean William Tecumseh Sherman, Union general during the Civil War. Sherman was one of the most prominent generals of the Western...

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    The chief advantage of incumbency is that of name recognition. An incumbent running for re-election no longer has to go through the long, arduous, expensive business of trying to establish their...

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    Initially tasked with exploring the Louisiana Purchase and scouting for a "northwest passage" to the Pacific Ocean, the US Army Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark led a "Corps of...

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    There are many points of comparison between these two movements. Both were nationally prominent and historically significant flowerings of African American culture. Both emerged in predominately...

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    There are four main river valley civilizations that changed the path of human existence; these developing regions are referred to as "the cradles of civilization." The four river civilizations are...

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    George Washington was a large plantation owner in Virginia who later became one of the most famous generals of the American Revolution and the first president of the United States. Washington's...

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    The main positive effect of World War II was that the Allied powers won and the totalitarian regimes in Japan, Germany, and Italy were stopped. Another positive effect was that World War II...

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    The most famous decision Thomas Paine made was his decision to write Common Sense. This book brought him fame in the American colonies when he claimed that the Americans were destined to win the...

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    The League of Nations was formed after World War I in order to promote world peace. If there was a dispute between nations, the League of Nations had three options. The first option was to have...

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    Howard Zinn, in ‘A People's History of the United States’, viewed Franklin Roosevelt's main goal, in response to economic crisis, was to re-organise the economy to overcome the crisis and...

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    Though African slaves outnumbered their captors by a large margin on slave ships, there are many factors to consider as to why they were unsuccessful in capturing the ships. First, the Africans...

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    WWI was largely driven through military alliances. Before WWI, there had been wars in the Balkans for generations. The region had a legacy of assassination attempts and bloody palace coups. The...

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    The Directory was a five-man committee that took power in France after the fall of Robespierre. Its immediate aim was to restore some semblance of order to a country wracked by the widespread chaos...

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    The American colonies and the British colonies in the Caribbean had a major influence on the Triangular Trade. American and Caribbean sugar plantations made the rum that was needed on shipping...

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    The arguments were different based on where the militia was located. In the South, after Banastre Tarleton executed Americans, and the British army promised freedom to any slave who assisted their...

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    The transcontinental railroad furthered the growth of the Industrial Revolution. Industries had been expanding as Americans moved westward toward the Mississippi River. Once people moved beyond the...

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    Strictly speaking, the events of October 1917 constituted an insurrection rather than a revolution. Since February, Russia had been ruled by a dual power arrangement consisting of a predominantly...

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    The best benefit that the patriots received from Spain and France during the Revolutionary War was the fact that the Americans were not having to fight alone. With Spain and France having the...

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    Special interest groups have many ways to accomplish their agendas. They can organize mass support for and only choose to support candidates for office who support their agendas. They can also...

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    By alliance systems, I am assuming you mean those that led to World War I. Austria-Hungary and Germany signed an alliance system because Austria-Hungary feared an attack by Russia. Russia signed an...

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    Andrew Jackson believed that the Indians should not have the same rights as United States citizens and observed that States had already established jurisdiction over lands that previously belonged...

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