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    The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 provided the catalyst for a huge upsurge of patriotism in the United States. It's no exaggeration to say that the attack generated a sense of national...

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    In No Name in the Street (1972) James Baldwin takes on a number of seminal events that defined the race problem in America. In spite of the progress made in legislative terms with the introduction...

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    The Epic of Gilgamesh is one of the oldest surviving works of literature in the world and deeply influential. It describes the archetypal "hero's journey," a literary pattern seen time and time...

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    Cuba declared war on Germany following the United States’ similar declaration a day earlier. The President of Cuba, General Mario G. Menocal presented his position to the Cuban Congress proposing...

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    Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and the harvest god Demeter. In the classic mythological story, she is following along with her mother Demeter one day and is abducted by Hades, the god of the...

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    The printing press played an important role in spreading ideologies and information that supported exploration. The technology was also used to inform the public on what had been discovered during...

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    The colonization of Africa that kicked off in the late 19th century had many motivations. Some nations wanted to scoop up all the raw materials they could get; others had a desire to spread their...

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    Despite initial reservations, George Washington eventually came to endorse the idea of a federal bank and played a leading role in its establishment. As with the Federalists, he recognized that the...

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    Roosevelt's Good Neighbor Policy was successful because it accomplished its short-term goals with respect to military power and national security. By fostering cooperation and goodwill with Latin...

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    In order to answer this question, we really need to first decide from whose perspective we are viewing the Crusades. What might be construed as positive for some (e.g., the capture of Jerusalem by...

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    Edmund Burke believed the French Revolution was doomed to failure because the French would not know how to properly use the liberty they had suddenly achieved for themselves. Unlike other thinkers...

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    A conversation between Maximilien Robespierre, the radical architect of the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution, and Edmund Burke, the father of modern conservative thought and a fervent...

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    The good news is that your instructor gave you many options from which to choose. Now, you have to narrow your choices. First, Google each name on this list. Google always provides a Wikipedia...

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    The gods of ancient Greece were of an entirely different nature to deities in the monotheistic faiths such as Christianity, Judaism and Islam. To a large extent, they were created out of the...

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    There are many different stories the Greeks told about the creation of the cosmos and the early history of mankind. These stories are found in several different works and traditions and, as Paul...

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    There were several reasons why Thomas Jefferson believed it was important for the United States to control the Mississippi River. The Mississippi River was very important to western farmers. They...

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    In the Preamble section of the Declaration of Independence, the Founding Fathers stated why they were issuing the Declaration of Independence. The Founding Fathers believed that when a group of...

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    German traders have been involved in trade with West African peoples in the area that later became Cameroon since the late 1860s. The British presence dominated along the coast, but in the early...

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    The president that was responsible for completing the Louisiana Purchase was Thomas Jefferson. President Jefferson was concerned that without American control of the port of New Orleans our trade...

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    The Civil War lasted from 1861-1865. Many people thought it would be a shorter conflict. One reason why the Civil War lasted four years is that the South had better military generals than the North...

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    In September 1931, Japan used railway explosion as an excuse to invade China. By February 1932, Japan had conquered the whole area and established their own government there named Manchukuo....

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    Sources are split on what the working title was for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s most famous speech, but one thing's for certain: the speech wasn't christened "I Have a Dream" until after King...

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    Napoleon Bonaparte is undoubtedly one of the greatest military commanders in history. He ascended from a civilian to the top of the political ladder and conquered nearly all of Europe during his...

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    The First Opium War was a conflict between Britain and China—at that time ruled by the Qing dynasty—over questions of trade and sovereignty. It took place between 1839 and 1842. At the height...

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    Constantine XI Palaiologos was the last emperor of the Byzantine Empire. He began his political career as the ruler of the southern Byzantine principality of Morea. At that time, the Byzantine...

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    President Lincoln does not directly reference slavery in the Gettysburg Address. He alludes to it when he speaks of the United States as a nation "conceived in liberty, and dedicated to the...

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    One major theme of Gordon Wood's Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early American Republic, 1789–1815 is the emergence of republicanism in American political culture. Wood argues that...

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    The quote is as follows: "We must accept finite disappointment but never lose infinite hope." It means that, in the short term, we may not achieve our goals, but, if those goals are noble, we will...

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    First, we should say that the range of experiences in the colonies was so broad that it is hard to generalize about either Native systems of land tenure or those of Europeans. Overall, Natives...

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    There are several factors that a member of Congress should consider when making a decision regarding any issue that Congress faces. The first factor should be what his or her constituents want...

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    There were several reasons why the Great Depression lasted so long. One reason was the collapse of the stock market along with the collapse of the banking system. So many people and businesses lost...

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    There were a number of reasons for America's entry into World War I—moral, economic, and political. On the economic front, big business in the United States had a large financial stake in an...

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    Mao Zedong, or Chairman Mao, was the effective founder of the People's Republic of China (PRC). He ruled China from the PRC's foundation in 1949 until his death in 1976. During this time, he was...

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    Explorers sailed west from Europe in the 1500s for various reasons. At first, explorers were looking for a shorter water route to Asia. They hoped that they would find this route by sailing west....

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    We can only speculate how history would have been different if President Lincoln wasn’t assassinated. One difference might have been in the Reconstruction plan that was eventually enacted. When...

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    In "The White Man's Burden", British poet Rudyard Kipling writes to urge the United States to annex the Philippines, which had recently emerged from the Spanish Empire after the Spanish-American...

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    The reasons that the American colonies broke from Great Britain are made clear in the litany of complaints against King George III in "The Declaration of Independence." One compelling reason the...

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    In 1932, the presidential election was held in accordance with the Weimar Constitution, the law that created the first parliamentary democracy in Germany. After two rounds of election, Hitler lost...

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    Native American peoples living in proximity to the Atlantic coast were involved in the fur trade with English, French, and Dutch merchants and settlers starting in the late sixteenth century....

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    The French and Indian War was part of a larger conflict known as the Seven Years’ War. Britain, Spain, and France were competing for land and power in many places throughout the world, including...

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    The structure of W. B. Yeats's "The Lake Isle of Innisfree" mimics the way the water laps at the shores of Innisfree—a sound that's stuck not just in the speaker's head but in his heart, too....

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    For your essay to be complete, I think you should have to give the history of the Proclamation of 1763. This line was designated by the British so that no American colonists could legally settle...

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    Presidents Roosevelt, Taft, and Wilson are considered progressive presidents. Each president did several things to further the cause of the Progressives. President Roosevelt took several actions...

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    One resource Europe wanted from West Africa was gold. The Europeans wanted to enrich their treasuries, and once they learned that gold existed in West Africa, they began to go there to try to get...

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    For the ancient Egyptians, their divinities were extremely important; they had many Gods and Goddesses (over 2000!) and a very complex religious system. Many Gods were only known locally, but some...

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    Of course, different groups of settlers came to this country at different times, but if we focus on two early groups, the Jamestown settlers and the Plymouth Plantation colonists who came over on...

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    He meant that McCarthy's controversial behavior was a propaganda gift to the Soviet Union. Senator McCarthy had been conducting a campaign against alleged Communist infiltration in the institutions...

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    This is an interesting question, and there are several possible answers. Colonialist European histories traditionally teach that America was "discovered" by Columbus in 1492. This suggests,...

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    As Americans began to move westward, they wanted to take the land on which Native Americans lived. Some Native American tribes resisted violently. By 1790, many Native American tribes in the...

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    The abolition movement and other reform movements in the antebellum period provided women with an outlet and a forum for political activity that was otherwise closed to them. Women were not allowed...

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