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    Diamond uses this date because it predates the so-called "Agricultural Revolution" that he credits with the development of global inequalities. This event led to the formation of stratified,...

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    During the Renaissance, art was transformed in several ways, each of which has had enduring effects on Western art. First, the secular spirit of the Renaissance led artists to emphasize physical...

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    There were several reasons why the British moved the fighting to the South in the Revolutionary War. One of the reasons was that British were not experiencing success in the North. The British had...

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    One of the consequences was that many people were enslaved. These people, often from West Africa, were forcibly taken from their homes, sold to slave traders, and transported across the Atlantic...

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    Rome’s most ancient monument is the Cloaca Maxima, an ancient sewage system that the Romans began building under the Etruscan kings in the 6th century B.C.E. It continues to serve Rome to this...

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    The League of Nations had no effective mechanism to prevent war. Articles 10 and 16 of the League Treaty declared members responsible for helping any member under attack to stop the aggressor. It...

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    Pakistani society is deeply divided along religious, ethnic, and status lines. The state is composed of four provinces: Punjab (the largest), Sindh, North Western Frontier Province (NWFP), and...

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    The Neolithic (or Agricultural) Revolution began approximately 12,000 years ago and brought with it the transition to agriculture and animal husbandry. This was accompanied by a significant...

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    To answer this question, it is easier to list the five countries that were never under European control or influence. The rest of the countries either were colonies of Europe or were under the...

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    I think you are either asking how the United Nations came into being or how it achieves its objectives. In terms of how it achieves its objectives, it does so through consensus at the United...

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    A few of the key differences between European art in the medieval period and European art in the Renaissance include the following: A move toward naturalism in the Renaissance. The painters of the...

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    Born a slave in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1858, Anna Julia Cooper rose to prominence as a black writer, educator, activist, and scholar. She graduated with a B.A. from Oberlin College. She is...

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    If we think of the "judiciary branch" as referring to all the local, state, and federal courts in the United States, then its job is manifold. It is responsible for, among other things, deciding if...

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    Immigration to the US reached its peak between 1880 and 1920. Most of the immigrants were from Europe and brought their own traditions with them, including alcohol production and consumption....

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    Justinian's Code, or the Corpus Juris Civilis, is part of the foundation of modern Western jurisprudence. It serves as the foundation for both the Napoleonic Code and the Germanistic code. These...

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    The tactic of nonviolence has been used to achieve change around the world. Activists employing the tactic of nonviolence often use numerous means to reach their ends. They are known to organize...

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    Before turning to socialism and materialism in the mid-1840s, Marx and Engels were Young Hegelians, part of the left-wing of the Hegelian philosophical movement. In their joint work, German...

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    The main historical factors that influenced the development of the English language are as follows: 1) Settlers from various Germanic tribes (especially the Saxons) came to Celtic Britain a few...

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    The English settlers faced many hardships. One hardship some of the settlers faced was the lack of food. When the settlers arrived, they did not know the condition of the land on which they...

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    In the second part of the fourteenth century, European society was beset by wars as well as social conflicts and political fragmentation combined with an institutional crisis in the Catholic Church...

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    When Hamilton became the first secretary of the treasury, his primary task was to draft a report on the future economic stability of America. In order to defeat the British, the colonies had to...

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    I think from a purely operational standpoint, it can be said that it was a disaster. There were many signals leading up to the battle that indicated all was not well. The first rehearsal was a...

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    Until the 1830s, waterpower remained the preferred source of power for many manufacturers (not only in France); early steam engines had proven relatively ineffective. France is much larger than...

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    When slaves escaped to the North, they had, in theory, their freedom. After the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act in 1850, slaves had to be more guarded about how they lived if they stayed in the...

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    There are economic reasons that support the concept of expansion. When the United States was expanding westward, first to the Mississippi River and then to the Pacific Ocean, our economy benefited...

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    The sphere of influence refers to the condition in which one country has power to control another (economically, developmentally, etc.) without being officially recognized as the sovereign...

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    The automobile had tremendous social impact on the lives of millions of teenagers. Previously restricted in their mobility by their dependence on adults, mainly parents, for transportation, the...

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    Calhoun was a strong defender of the institution of slavery to the point where he felt that abolition and the Union could not coexist. His view was that the institution of slavery helped maintain...

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    Both Abraham and Moses are considered men of deep faith, and both have strong devotion to the Hebrew God. Other than simple time period differences or differences in the events that they lived...

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    The main achievement shared by Sparta and Athens was their exceptional military prowess. Sparta was a heavily militaristic society in which boys, from a very early age, were trained to be ferocious...

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    In the United States, the Constitution created a federal system of government. The federal system is a decentralized one. It divides the power of governance between a federal government and various...

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    The Fourteenth Amendment is important because it recognizes the citizenship rights of African Americans. Essentially, the amendment grants legal and voting rights to all African Americans. The...

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    The main outcome that came out of the 1783 Treaty of Paris was that the colonists gained their independence from Britain. The United States gained the territory between the Appalachian Mountains...

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    There is no era in the history of English literature that can, on any objective grounds, be considered "most important," as different aspects of English literature developed in different periods....

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    Neolithic people had to deal with the disappearance of the big game that had been abundant during the palaeolithic period. The animals that they hunted either died out (e.g., mammoths) or migrated...

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    Martin Luther began his religious career as a pious Augustinian monk and professor of theology dealing with overwhelming feelings of sinfulness and finding consolation by reading the apostle...

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    The Enlightenment's focus on individual rights and empirical science strongly influenced currents of political and economic development in both Europe and the American colonies. Enlightenment...

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    The United States Constitution is the document that emerged from the Philadelphia Convention in the summer of 1787. It established the basic structure and the functions of each of the three...

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    The answer to this question should be B: governments. A European colony was entirely under the jurisdiction of the mother country. The difference between a protectorate and a colony in any instance...

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    This is a really broad question and one that could be interpreted (and refuted) in a number of ways so I am going to just touch on some main points. In the broadest sense, Egypt is one of the...

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    We can think of a civilization like a business. If it expands too quickly without properly examining whether it can sustain itself in new markets, then it may quickly crash. Historically,...

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    The expansion of civilization generally increases the scope of resources available to members of the elite classes of the expanding societies. The elite classes may or may not share some of their...

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    The Nile valley is surrounded by desert, which provides partial protection from foreign invasions. Unlike the Tigris and the Euphrates, the Nile is a fairly predictable river. It deposits vast...

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    Ancient Egypt was a highly centralized, authoritarian state and a hierarchical society. At the top of the hierarchy was the pharaoh, of course, and under him were nobles serving as high ranking...

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    Stability and social order are not always compatible with growth and innovation, which often involves dramatic social changes and dislocations. This is one of the key points that Karl Polanyi makes...

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    In the period 1600 to 1700, male Americans wore linen clothes, with cloaks and woolen stockings. Their female counterparts dressed in long, brightly colored clothes with hooded cloaks. Wealthy men...

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    Life was extremely hard for African-Americans in the South at that time. Although slavery had long since been abolished, the substance of slavery had been reintroduced by the back door, as it were,...

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    In the Introduction to her book, Lebsock writes, "Women in Petersburg experienced increasing autonomy, autonomy in the sense of freedom from utter dependence on men" (page xv). In Petersburg,...

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    In her study of Petersburg, Virginia from 1784 to 1865, Lebsock draws one major conclusion. Throughout the period under study, she observes, women "experienced increased autonomy...in the sense of...

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    The Cold War against the Soviet Union gave Americans in the 1950s a common cause around which to rally. It also contributed to the economic boom, as the U.S.entered what some have called a...

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