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There were several problems during industrialization. One of these was the impact on workers. During the Industrial Revolution, workers found their working conditions had deteriorated. Prior to the...

Latest answer posted October 14, 2015 3:34 am UTC

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There are many factors which divided the British colonists in North America in the time before the 1770s. Let us look at some from the various categories you mention. First, we can see that...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2013 5:23 am UTC

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It should be noted that there is not a direct, causal link between the travels of Battuta and Polo, and the Age of Exploration, which began about 150 years later, although the reasons and methods...

Latest answer posted January 14, 2014 7:31 pm UTC

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The Industrial Revolution began in Britain in the early years of the 18th century. Society was changed dramatically. It went from a work force of mainly artisans to a workforce of factory workers....

Latest answer posted May 10, 2012 11:53 am UTC

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Mother India is a book written by American historian Katherine Mayo. It was first published in 1927 and was quite controversial at the time, as it heavily criticizes Indian public culture.For...

Latest answer posted February 26, 2020 9:33 am UTC

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The French faction headed by Clemenceau wanted Germany smashed for revenge and brought to the point of such national weakness that starting another war would be impossible. England, headed by...

Latest answer posted March 10, 2012 3:01 am UTC

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If the Louisiana Purchase never happened, our country would probably still look the same today. While the Louisiana Purchase doubled the size of our country in 1803, it is very likely we have...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2015 1:25 pm UTC

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James Oglethorpe's major passion during his time in Parliament was the issue of prison reform. He felt that prisons did too little to reform the inmates of the prisons. He saw America as a chance...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2011 6:46 am UTC

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The Second Seminole War (which lasted from 1835 until 1842) had a significant impact on Miami and the Miami area. William S. Harney was a U.S. Army major who led his troops on many raids in the...

Latest answer posted April 7, 2016 6:56 am UTC

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AP World History's Period 4 includes (roughly) the years 1450–1750. This includes the Colombian Exchange, in which things like flora and fauna as well as diseases and pathogens were exchanged...

Latest answer posted December 11, 2018 9:10 pm UTC

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Colonial New England was the area which experienced the greatest change, primarily as a result of the Great Awakening, a revival of religious fervor in that area. Previously, New England residents...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2012 10:26 pm UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted January 15, 2018 4:20 pm UTC

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There are a few details that are missing from your question, so I am going to have to make a few assumptions. I do not think that you mean a world history textbook. So I am going to recommend...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2015 3:18 pm UTC

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The Petition of Right of 1628 was an act passed in England on June 7, 1628, to protect the individual from the state. It was a reaction in part to Charles I's imprisoning members of parliament for...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2020 7:56 pm UTC

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Marie Antoinette was the queen of France at the time of the French Revolution. She was the wife of King Louis XVI. The two of them were the king and queen of France from 1774 to 1792. Marie...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2012 1:18 pm UTC

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Louis the Pious was the only son of Charlemagne and Hildegard who survived to adulthood, so he was naturally made sole ruler of the Franks upon his father's death. Louis, however, had three adult...

Latest answer posted November 11, 2018 12:02 am UTC

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The story of Romulus and Remus was part of the mythical foundation history of Rome. It was therefore recounted in history books as part of chronologically ordered accounts of Rome's early...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2016 5:40 pm UTC

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The two sides during World War II, also referred to as the Second World War, were the Allied powers and the Axis powers. Also, please remember that the war was not just an event in American...

Latest answer posted March 27, 2018 10:00 pm UTC

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The main thing that these positions revealed is that the progressives were relatively united as to their goals but were not united as to the means by which those goals should be pursued. The...

Latest answer posted October 11, 2012 9:55 pm UTC

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Civil disobedience is not exactly a way to resolve conflict. Rather it is a means of resistance to oppression. In fact, people who engage in civil disobedience are often trying to provoke conflict...

Latest answer posted October 27, 2012 8:13 pm UTC

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Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was not just influential, he was revolutionary. Knowing the sociopolitical context of South Africa is critical to understand the gravity of Mandela's actions fully. While...

Latest answer posted June 28, 2016 5:32 pm UTC

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In my opinion, we can see the Crimean War, somewhat paradoxically, as a manifestation of both liberal and conservative thinking on the part of the European countries that waged it. After the defeat...

Latest answer posted April 16, 2018 1:59 am UTC

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There were two major demographic changes that occurred during the Industrial Revolution. One of them was caused in part by the Industrial Revolution, the other was not. The change that was not...

Latest answer posted January 23, 2012 9:02 am UTC

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On June 28, 1914, Gavrilo Princip, a member of a nationalist Serbian group called Black Hand, assassinated Franz Ferdinand, the Archduke of Austria-Hungary. The assassination, which took place in...

Latest answer posted July 18, 2018 5:01 pm UTC

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Although the Treaty of Waitangi itself does not have any force in the law of modern day New Zealand, the actions of the people involved in the treaty still influence people today. This is because...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2011 7:35 am UTC

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There has never been a Panamanian president with the name of Morales, so you may have to supply some more information in order to come up with a positive identification. However, after researching...

Latest answer posted February 21, 2012 4:29 am UTC

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There are two reasons that are generally given for this. First, there is the idea that the successes of FDR's first term had lessened the sense of urgency felt by Congress. Second, there was the...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2011 8:00 am UTC

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Photographs or any visual representation of slavery can have incredible effects on the viewer that other representations, particularly text, cannot have. One might describe in gruesome detail the...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2012 2:32 am UTC

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The SA - Sturm Abteilung- roughly translated as "Storm Battalion" and commonly known as the Storm Troopers division was formed from activists who agressively intimidated opponents to Hitler's Nazi...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2013 6:49 am UTC

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Contact with the European settlers had a tremendous impact on Native American life. The Europeans brought unnamed dangers to native communities, for one thing. Some were in the form of new...

Latest answer posted August 2, 2018 10:49 pm UTC

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Leonard Bernstein was a social activist in that he embraced many liberal causes and, once he was famous, tried to use his fame to promote those causes. Bernstein is most famous, or perhaps...

Latest answer posted March 11, 2012 11:00 pm UTC

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In the early 1900s, the Ottoman Empire was weakening. The Young Turks were trying to modernize and strengthen it. Austria-Hungary jumped in and annexed Bosnia before the Ottomans could get strong...

Latest answer posted April 3, 2012 6:35 am UTC

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Reynolds concludes that Stowe's personal background fed into the social context in which Uncle Tom's Cabin was written. Reynolds' work concludes that Stowe's personal background played a vital role...

Latest answer posted March 19, 2016 1:32 pm UTC

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I'm there with post 10. My students have just experienced the major earthquake here in NZ the weekend before speeches were due from my class. One student had chosen the topic of 2012 being the end...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2010 6:51 pm UTC

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The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in the Civil War. General Lee was willing to abandon the South’s war goals by invading the North. The South wanted to avoid large battles, but at times,...

Latest answer posted November 6, 2015 5:27 pm UTC

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The correct answer to this question is E. This, in fact, is why the decade or so following the end of the War of 1812 became known as the "Era of Good Feelings." A major effect of the war was the...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2016 11:22 pm UTC

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Technological advances made WWII unlike any war that had previously been fought. Existing technologies were refined, and entirely new weapons emerged as a result of technical advances. This answer...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2018 5:43 pm UTC

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The 1848 revolution, also known as the February revolution in France, plays a pivotal role in Victor Hugo's treatment of revolution and revolts in Les Miserables. Hugo begins the Book of St. Denis...

Latest answer posted June 11, 2009 2:10 pm UTC

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I think that America still has its challenges, but we are struggling with them. We are facing growing pains right now. Our government is close to shutdown because the Congress cannot agree how to...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2011 5:55 am UTC

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Socially, before Charlemagne took power, Germanic tribes, indeed all European groups, were tightly bound in the unification afforded by the early stages of feudalism, which began as an arrangement...

Latest answer posted February 4, 2012 12:38 pm UTC

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Yes, the Cold War definitely had an impact on the actions of states. For example, it was the reason for the Space Race. Each country wanted to get an edge or advantage over the others, or appear...

Latest answer posted February 13, 2012 4:41 am UTC

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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...

Latest answer posted December 22, 2017 3:28 am UTC

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Socio-political conflict in New York City during the Civil War mirrored the larger divide between North and South; New York City represented a complicated mix of agendas along racial, economic and...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2016 2:08 am UTC

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Most of the alliances of World War I had been formed for years before the war even began. Germany and Austria-Hungary formed the Dual Alliance in 1879, with the agreement that they would remain a...

Latest answer posted June 26, 2016 7:50 am UTC

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I think that one of the major similaritiesies between the lives of African- Americans in both post- Civil War America and Civil Rights America was the basic question of how they shall live in...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2011 6:11 pm UTC

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Salutary neglect refers to the British policy of allowing the colonies in America to essentially self-govern during the 17th and 18th centuries free from excessive enforcement of parliamentary laws...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2015 1:48 am UTC

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When we are talking about United States history, writs of assistance are essentially search warrants that did not have to name a specific place to be searched and did not ever expire. These were...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2015 4:24 am UTC

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'Boat people' was a term that was used post 1975 to label those who decided to illegally leave their countries due to their persecution by the new communist regimes in power. Geographically these...

Latest answer posted June 19, 2009 10:53 am UTC

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No. Absolutely not. The killing of Jews was not the main reason for the starting of the war. Instead, the Nazis were interested in starting the war because they wanted to recoup losses from WWI...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2010 8:49 am UTC

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The U-Boat issue helped get the United States into World War I because it angered American citizens and leaders. The American public was mostly upset about the U-Boat issue because it seemed...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2015 3:39 am UTC

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