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    In a practical sense, Native Americans influenced the European diet in profound ways. Native Americans cultivated foods that were unknown to the Europeans before first contact. Important foods...

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    Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States, serving from 1901 to 1909. At 42, he was the youngest president yet when he took over following the assassination of...

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    As an adult, Angelou recognizes Mrs. Flowers as a mentor. They may not have worked together for long, but it was Mrs. Flowers who introduced Angelou to the power of written language and the spoken...

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    The Revolutionary War affected the people in many ways. The people who supported the British were harassed and tormented. They often found their property targeted for vandalism. Sometimes, they...

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    The programs of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal were wide-ranging. The broad legacy of these programs was to spur immediate employment while protecting workers, increasing Americans' long-term...

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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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    The clue to this one is in the name. A forest that is "evergreen" is one that remains, as the name suggests, green all year round. The trees in an evergreen forest will not lose their leaves in...

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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 nineteenth century had many motivations. Some nations wanted to gather all the raw materials they could get; others had a desire to spread...

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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 Cold War was a low-grade conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union and their allies that extended from the end of World War II to the early 1990s. It was characterized by an...

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    William Berkeley's 1663 treatise, A Discourse and View of Virginia had four purposes. First, it sought to encourage Virginia farmers to diversify their economy by increasing the production of what...

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    This is a very good question, as the debate around this issue has been raging among historians for quite some time. In terms of military expansion and conquest, Napoleon was very much a child of...

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    Even before the revolution, the power of the French king had waned in comparison to the absolutism of Louis XIV. The Bourbon monarchy was still powerful, but administrative changes were already...

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    The difficulties that Tim and his family are experiencing due to do the war are difficulties that the entire population is experiencing. Guns are disappearing quickly because they are needed by...

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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 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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