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"Everything you do in life will amount to something...but it won't always be good." - Ayesulaing

Essays for History: America

  1. Blaaah
    Why Fight Alone? “Make love not war!” Most people would agree with this statement; as did most people in the 1960’s during the Vietnam War. W.D. Myers would make...
  2. Civil War Essay
    The Civil War of 1861-1865 The Civil War of 1861-1865 One of the biggest reasons for the start of the Civil War (1861-1865) was centered around the issue of slavery...
  3. Manifest Destiny
    Brooklyn Petersen Miss Kindred 8th Grade Humanities 1 June 2012 Manifest Destiny: Critical the growth of the U.S.A. Thirteen to fifty thanks to manifest destiny...
  4. Spanish Settle of the West
    International borders have always been centers of conflict, and <br /> the <br /> U.S.-Mexican border is no exception. With the European colonizing the New <br /> World, it was a matter of time before the powers collided. The Spanish <br...
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  5. The Boston Tea Party and America’S Independence
    Throughout the course of history there have been many events leading up to the independence of America. Some of them were small, whereas others were much more significant. One of the more important events was the Boston Tea Party. This was when the...
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  6. The Colt Six-Shooter
    The colt six shooter will always be a legend to Texas. Whether you know <br /> it as an accurate, cowboy, Texas Ranger, gun-slinging, out West, corral gun, or <br /> as a little protection, the colt will never be forgotten in Texas. <br...
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  7. Land Migration Events
    In 1780, the Articles of Confederation expanded religious freedoms to the people. The idea of separation of church and state caused many Europeans to migrate to the United...
  8. The Continental Congress
    The Continental Congress met in one of the most conservative of the seaport towns from which the revolutionary movement stemmed. Philadelphia patriots complained that there was more Toryism in Pennsylvania than in all the colonies combined...
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  9. The Great Depression
    The Great Depression is comparable to Lennie and George's life. I would like <br /> to give a comparison of George Milton and Lennie Small to the Great <br /> Depression. The time that this story took place was during the Great <br...
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  10. Cosi Lewis Nowra Essay
    Lewis Nowra’s semi auto biographical play ‘Cosi’ is a touching yet biting portrayal of human relationships in a Melbourne mental institute, where the patients are...
  11. The North American Continent
    There is tremendous difference in the way the native Indians used to live off the land and the way American Settlers are destroying the land even as we speak for the purpose of profit. The author of this story is trying to convey the damage and...
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  12. The Crusades -
    Internal Assessment Analyze the Similarities and Differences between the North and South in the Antebellum period. A Plan of the Investigation This investigation...
  13. Hihihijhi
    Weekly Assignment Sheet: U.S. History Mr. Shapiro Block G October 1 – 12, 2012 Φ | Class | Homework | TuesdayOct. 2 | Political Parties in the U.S...
  14. The Story of the Italian Americans
    At the turn of the century, America was viewed as a land of freedom from the hardships of everyday life. During this time, millions of immigrants from all over the world, poured into America seeking that exact kind of freedom. Some were escaping...
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  15. The Voyage to the New World
    First of all, King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of <br /> Castille got married in 1464. The main reason that they got married was <br /> to unite their kingdoms into Spain. The king and queen were Roman <br /> Catholic, so they...
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  16. An Examination of the Boston Massacre
    On the 5th of March, 1770, an event took place in American history that left a lasting change on the country and foreshadowed the coming of the Revolutionary War, which was...
  17. Uruguay
    Uruguay republic, in east central South America, is the second smallest country on the continent. This country is bounded on the north by Brazil, on the east by Brazil and the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and the Río de la...
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  18. Victims of September 11
    The Greek approach to tragedy <br /> Helena Smith in Athens explores why the Greeks seem to have little sympathy for post-attack America <br /> Helena Smith in Athens <br /> Guardian Unlimited <br /> Tuesday September 25, 2001 <br...
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  19. War of 1812
    “In view of the wants and needs of an infant United States (1783-1812), the War of 1812 was extremely successful in its results.” The War of 1812 is significant to United States history in a number of ways. The War, and our not losing it...
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  20. Women in the Progressive Era
    In the 1890s, American women emerged as a major force for social reform. Millions joined civic organizations and extended their roles from domestic duties to concerns about their communities and environments. In the years between 1890 and 1920, a...
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