Words of Wisdom:

"No tommarrow without Today" - Asra

Essays for History: America

  1. Great Gatsby
    The 1920s is the decade in American history known as the "roaring twenties." Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby is a reflection of life in the 1920s. Booming parties...
  2. Slavery
    Slavery The representative government begins with the House of Burguess. The house of Burguess as the legislature was called; they first met on July 30, 1619 in a little...
  3. American War for Independence
    Perhaps the most famous of all progressive historians is Frederick Jackson Turner. His most famous argument is not devoted strictly to the American Revolution, but instead...
  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. War of 1812 Information
    John Marshall was Chief Justice in many early cases that would help get the Supreme Court up to the level of power and equal amount of say as the other branches. His...
  6. 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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  7. George W. Bush
    George W. Bush: The Eight Year President George W. Bush is the 43rd President of the United States. Formerly the 46th Governor of the State of Texas, President Bush has...
  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. Gay Rights in America
    The Gay Family in America "Each individual's journey through life is unique. Some will make this journey alone, others in loving relationships - maybe in marriage...
  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Of Mice and Men
    "Apple Expands iPod Offering and Consolidates Its Strong Position" Van Baker writes for GartnerG2, "Apple is not resting on its past success, and is defending its...
  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. The Administration of Richard Nixon
    Following the election of 1969, the incoming Nixon administration inherited many immediate challenges from its predecessor Lyndon B. Johnson. The Vietnam war was entering...
  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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