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Essays for History: America

  1. Mark Twain Biography
    Mark Twain (pseudonym of Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835-1910), was an American writer, journalist and humorist, who won a worldwide audience for his stories of the youthful...
  2. Darfur Genocide
    As CNN reports "...the commission said it does not believe the atrocities committed amount to a policy of genocide...." ("U.N. report: Darfur not genocide"). Throughout...
  3. History of American Literature
    The history of American Literature starts well before this land was even called America. It has been a great evolution to come from tribal symbols and drawings to today's...
  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. Emily Dickenson
    Hello, my name is Emily Elizabeth Dickinson. I was born in Amherst Massachusetts in 1830. I was not very close with my mother and father. I had an older brother Austin...
  6. Glory
    The movie "Glory" tells the history and the story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry through their racism and prejudice struggles. Racism is the discrimination or...
  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  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 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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  13. 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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  14. Economics
    >>I finished this earlier than I expected. The following is a list >>of the 27 Ammendments to the Constitution by historical cluster >>(what was going on at the time...
  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Summary of the Battle of Fort Sumter
    Summary of the Battle of Fort Sumter On March 5, 1861, the day after his inauguration, President Lincoln was informed that Fort Sumter had less than six weeks of food...
  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. The Other Side
    Everyone is taught the basics of history in school. If you made it past the fifth grade you know about the long ago battles of the American Civil War. You may have heard...
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