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1928 election
The year of 1828 was a tumultuous year in American politics. It so happened that it was a presidential election
Alcatraz: United States Penitentiary As a result of the Great Depression, a new breed of violent criminals swept the streets of Ameri
Alcatraz Island has quite a distinct history. Many people know that Alcatraz served as a federal prison, but most are reluctant to know that this island ser
Atomic Bomb
August 6th, 1945, 70,000 lives were ended in a matter of seconds. The United States had dropped an atomic bomb on the
Benedict Arnold
No other American is remembered quite the same as Benedict Arnold. He was a brave soldier, a patriot- and a traitor. Benedict was born in
Boston Massacre
In my report I will be discussing the Boston Massacre. I will be looking at the Boston Massacre from three different perspectives. These perspectives are
Charles Manson
Air section of southern California. On Saturday, August ninth, nineteen sixty-nine, all hell broke loose with more than
Chinese Immigrater
Interrogations of Chinese Immigrants at Angel Island Like Ellis Island in New York Harbor, Angel Island in San Francisco Bay was an entry point for immi
Cival Rights Act 1964
When the Government Stood Up For Civil Rights "All my life I've been sick and tired, and now I'm just sick and tired of being sick and tired. No one
Civil Rights
The Constitution Protects the Civil Rights of Americans The Constitution does protect the civil rights of Americans. Even though some laws are passed
civil war
IN THIS meeting of the Southern Historical Association great emphasis has been placed upon a re-examination of numerous phases of our history relating to t
Civil War1
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war
Clara Barton
Clara Barton the founder of the American Red Cross. Clara was born in Oxford, Masschusetts. She was the first woman hired to work as
DDay Thesis
A private who was aboard one of the first few gliders to reach Normandy expresses his feeling:
Colonial Women
Women did not have an easy life during the American Colonial period. Before a woman reached 25 years of age, she was expected to be married with at least
The Delaware Colony was first settled by the Dutch, but their settlement didn't last a year. The Indians massacred the settlers and burned their forts. I
compcontslave revolt
The American Civil War was inevitable and had numerous causes that led to it. This paper will discuss three important causes of the war the inven
Corruption and Graft
Following Reconstruction in the war torn South, and the Sioux Wars in the West, America was enjoying an industrialization
Declaration Of Independence
The Declaration of Independence was written to show a new theory of government, reasons why they were separating from England, and a formal declaration of wa
Dreaming in the 1960s
In 1962, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said his most famous words: "I have a dream." He was not the only one who felt this way. F
Early civilizations
Native American civilizations thrived in the Western Hemisphere before Europeans discovered the “New World.” These civilizations had many similarities an
Edgar Allen Poe
Education and Egalitarianism in America
The American educator Horace Mann once said: "As an apple is not in any proper sense an apple until it is ripe, so a human being is not in any pr
Equality and the American Revolution
Equality is something Americans strive to provide and maintain... we always have. It has become a necessary part of our culture... even now to the point
Essay on Jefferson
Jefferson had destroyed political traditions. From his contradictions and defecting his priciples, Jefferson
Evaluation of the new deal
Franklin D. Roosevelt brought the new deal in to Americans life in the early thirties. Its purpose was to dea
FDRs Influence as president
Some have called him the best president yet. Others have even claimed that he was the world's most influential and successful leader of the twentieth cent
Franklin D Roosevelt
On January 30, 1882 in Hyde Park, New York Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born. Franklin's father, was a prosperous railroad official and
Have you ever wondered what life at school would be like without “freedom?” In myopinion I think it would be horrid. Think about it. If we had no free
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George Meade
Do you know who was the general for the Second Battle of Bull Run? Everyone kGeorge Meadenowswhat the Second Battle of Bull Run is but who
Great Depression
Though most Americans are aware of the Great Depression of 1929, which may well be "the most serious problem facing our free enterprise economic system",
History of Medicine in America
James Cassedy’s Medicine in America, A Short History takes a comprehensive look at medical progress in America from its colonial days to the present time
Image and Reality
Image and Reality In the years since the thousand days ma
Jeffersons Views on Education
Thomas Jefferson believed that universal education would have to precede universal suffrage. The ignorant, he
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was the 35th President of the United States, the youngest person ever to be elected President, the first Roman Catholic and the firs
Malcolm X
All men are created equal. This statement was the basis of the civil right movements of the 1960's. Malcom X is a
Mercantilism is an economic theory where a nation's strength comes from building up gold supplies and expanding its trade. Britain formed the American col
In his position as king of Babylonia, Hammurabi managed to organize the world’s first code of law and establish Babylon as the dominant and
Motives For Exploration
Until the late 1400's, Europeans did not know the existence of the two American continents ( North and South America ). To the European explorers, explo
Naval Battles
The battle on March 9, 1862, between the USS Monitor and the
Plantation slavery
The warm climate, boundless fields of fertile soil, long growing seasons, and numerous waterways provided favorable conditions for farming pl
Born in Monroeville, Alabama, on April 28, 1926, Nelle Harper Lee is the youngest of three children of
Populist Party
The Populist Party, a third political party that originated in America in the latter part of the nineteenth century, derived as a result of farmer discont
Robber Barons
Robber Barons, a term used in the late 1800s and early 1900s to describe a businessman who made a
Salt River PimaMaricopa Indian Tribe
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During the first century, or rather (1789-1812), there were many confrontations between the Seminoles and Americans. From trading w
Study of Thomas Paine
For many years Thomas Paine was the epitome of American histories greatest drawback. In American history there is always that one detai
The American Dream
A Lifetime of Change- American Dreams The quest for truth and Justice, for social and economic equality. A place where everyone had a fair change at ma
The Bay of Pigs Invasion
The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The
The Boston Tea Party
The Boston Tea Party was the key-event for the Revolutionary War. With this act, the colonists
The Civil War
For minorities, as for other Americans, the Civil War was an opportunity to prove their valor and loyalty. Among the first mustered into the Union
The Cold War
Some say that it is useless to speak of world peace or world law or world disarmament - and that it will be useless until the leaders of the Soviet Union
The Cultural Revolution of the 1920s
The 1920's were times of cultural revolution. The times were changing in many different ways. Whenever the times change, there is a clash between the "o
THE GREAT DEPRESSION The year of 1929 began a time period of horror in America. It was the
The Hippie Culture
Life in America has been molded by many factors including those of the hippie movement in the Sixties. With the development of new te
Throughout history, crime has existed in many different forms and has been committed by not only individuals,
The Lost Ones 8211 Young Chinese Americans
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The Melting Pot
In the 1800’s and the early 1900’s, some people gave the America the name, the melting pot. People imagined this because thousands and thousands of immi
The New American
The definition of what it means to be an American has changed dramatically throughout the history of our country. The founding fathers b
The Roaring Twenties
THE ROARING TWENTIES Americans, in the years following the end of World War I found themselves in an era, where the people simply wish
The Vietnam War very good
The Vietnam War was a military struggle starting in 1959 and ending in 1975. It began as an attempt by the Vietcong (Communist Guerrillas) to overthrow
The War of 1812
The United States of America began to see the effects of Anglo-French War by the early 1800's. This European quarrel began affecting the United States ship
Thomas Jefferson sketch
Thomas Jefferson- he was a great man. Not only was he one of our founding fathers, he was also the third presid
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”Early Life Harry S. Truman, the oldest of three children born to Martha Ellen Young Truman and John Anderson Truman, was born in hi
Vietnam war outline
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World War II
Before World War II broke out the world took a backseat ride during Hitler’s rise to power. The entire world didn’t think that he would become as influen
truman s harry
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Honest Abe Abe Lincoln
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The soldiers of my army were pounding at the walls of the enemy base, ramming into the thick stone and metal with tanks and bulldozers. There was l
George Washington
Born February 22, 1732, in Westmoreland County, he was the first son of
The Red Scare
Many people label Edgar Allen Poe a horror writer, plain and simple others refer to Poe as the father of the detective story, but over all he´s one Americas g
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The First Amendment
No other democratic society in the world permits personal freedoms to the degree of the United States of America. Within the last sixty years,
What then is an American Now
*Note: This paper was done as a parallel to Jean de Crevecour's "Letters from an American Farmer," published in London in 1782.
Sex, drugs, money, power, you name it and there is a scandal for it, but look back and you will see that from all the scandals there have been
The American Civil War
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war of
Trail of Tears
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The Battle of Bunker Hill
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Civil War
IN THIS meeting of the Southern Historical Association great emphasis has been placed upon a re-examination of numerous phases of our history relating to t
The Battle of Gettysburg was fought on July 3, 1863 and it was a turning point in the American Civil War. The Battle of Gettys
Imeprialism Should We or Shouldnt We
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The Civil War was one of the bloodiest wars in American history. Its damage to America was profound. It tore at the very fiber of Am
None Provided
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The Constitution
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JFK Life and Death
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In many book’s about of the Alamo all said, The phrase "Remember the Alamo", an often misquoted reference to the 1836 battle,
Native Son
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Native American Purification
Sweat lodges were a basic component of Native American life. The Native American completed a purification ceremony in these sweat lodges. This ritual dealt w
Doc Holliday
“Doc” Holliday: A man in search of normality. John Henry Holliday, perhaps one of the most legendary gunfighters of the west,
the red scare
The Red Scare took place twice in American History. First in the period of 1919 to 1921 which was triggered by a Communist take over of Russia. The Red scare
before 1865
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The Lost Generation
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In the first part of his book "American Anti-Communism", M. J. Heale writes "the fraternal egalitarianism of the American republican heritage with its insiste
Civil rights timeline
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War solves problems, but the wastefulness of war can only be felt by the people’s families, friends, and of course, the person in the trenches. Hundreds, and s
slave culture
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Gun Control
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The truth about Thanksgiving
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William Henry Gates III was born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955. "Bill" was called "Trey" by his father, since "Trey" means three. Trey was always smart, and
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Dr John McLoughlin
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The Constitution1
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Monroe Doctrine
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Boston Massacre1
John Hancock stated “Let this sad tale of death never be told without a tear; let not the heaving bosom cease to burn with a manly indignation at the barbarous
science and inventions
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The Right to Privacy
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Joseph Stalin lived from 1879 till 1953. Stalin was one of the most ruthless communist dictators of all time. After Lenin’s death, Stalin pushed his way to t
Sheppard v Maxwell
The wife of Dr. Sam Sheppard(Marilyn Sheppard) was bludgeoned to death on July 4, 1954. She was found in the upstairs bedroom of her home in Bay Village, Ohi
Prejudice is a Toxic Type of Thinking
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the civil war
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Organized Crime
Organized crime has always been occupied with a negative label. Perhaps this is due to the constantly changing environment in America as well as the social s
The Vietnam War was a brutal war that affected millions of people in many different countries. All wars start because there is a difference in people’s opinio
A More Perfect Union
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The Final Months of the Civil War
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all quiet on the western front
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The Roswell Incident, which enlightened our minds to the capacity of excepting all, has remained one of the most controversial issues
Even as Europeans staked their claims to the lands of the Americas, discoveries forced Europe's intellectuals to rethink the geographical, cosmographical,
On July 7, 1954 Bao Dai, president of Vietnam appointed Ding Diem as Prime Minister. Dai was a pro French president who did not have com
Translated with an Introduction by John Butt In a world of bureaucrats, engineers, and producers, Voltai
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Manifest Destiny
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WEB Dubois
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Manhattan Project
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William Blount
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When war broke out , there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and it
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None Provided1
John Davison Rockefeller has been accused by many as being a Robber Baron over
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color purple
At the tender age of fifteen, Celie, the main character in Alice Walker’s The Color Purple is raped by whom she knows as her Pa. Pa forces himself upon Celie a
United States Expansion
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Outsiders locking in
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The Slaves’ And The Slaveowners’ Views Of Slavery “That face of his, the hungry cannibals Would not have touched, would
James Livingstone Critical analysis of Americas policy of Containment America’s Policy of Containment was introduced by Geo
booker T Washingtin and WEB Du Bois
During the time between 1877 and 1915, black Americans experiences many social and economic and political difficulties. Many African Americans supported the pr
African Women
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Henry David Thoreau
American literature during the first half of the nineteenth century took many forms and ideas that still effect our ever so changing
Lincolns Journey to Emancipation
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Alexander The Great
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JFK Assassinaton
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Great Depression1
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Cuban Missile Crisis The Edge of War
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cold war
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Benedict Arnold was born in Norwich, Connecticut. Arnold received his schooling at Canterbury. While away at school, a few of Arnold’s siblings passed away f
Lost Colony
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Bay of Pigs
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Lees Surrender
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Strength Within Creativity
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The Dredd Scott Decision
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great depression
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Civil Rights Movement Timeline
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None Provided2
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None Provided3
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