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"Life is just a series of speed bumps." - Brendanpec

Essays for History: America

  1. Libya and Us Economics 2011
    Economics Report March 1, 2011 The United States Pentagon has stated that they will be positioning naval forces off the coast of Libya. Libya is currently in the midst...
  2. Synthesis of Guernica
    During the Spanish Civil War, a small Basque village was bombed by German troops. In April of 1937, Pablo Picasso paid tribute to the bombing by creating the painting...
  3. Syria Conflict
    Introduction The Syrian Arab Republic is an Arab country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the West, Turkey to the North, Iraq to the East...
  4. America's Foreign Policy - 1939-Present
    Question: How has the need for military security and the protection of democratic ideals shaped American foreign policy since 1939?<br /> <br /> <br /> Isolationism is a policy of having little to do with the affairs of foreign nations. Despite...
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  5. Assembly Line
    An assembly line is an arrangement of machines, equipment, and workers for a continuous flow of pieces in mass production. It determines the sequence of operations for the manufacture of each product. The assembly line is one of the steps for mass...
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  6. Attack in Pearl Harbor
    Attack in Pearl Harbor in December 1941 shocked United States to its core. It signaled not only an utter destruction of an important naval base and the loss of many lives, it in the first place signified the beginning of a great struggle for...
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  7. Baron Von Stueben
    Fredrich Von Steuben was born in Magedeburg Prussia, on Nov. 15, 1730, the son of a Prussian army officer. At the age of fourteen he served as a volunteer in the army, at the siege of Prague. By seventeen, he was an officer. In 1762 he served...
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  8. History: Slavery
    Before the Civil War, slaves and indentured servants were considered personal property, and they or their descendants could be sold or inherited like any other personality...
  9. Motivation
    Angela Rice Motivation Paper Psychology of Sports February 3, 2012 Ralph Waldo Emerson said "Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm." Enthusiasm encompasses...
  10. Chile
    The country of Chile is located in western South America. The conditions vary with the mountains, <br /> deserts, and beaches. <br /> <br /> Climate <br /> <br /> The climate is one condition that may vary within different regions...
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  11. Christopher Columbus
    In 1492 Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But should America really celebrate Christopher Columbus? Was he really responsible for finding America or was he just simply lucky? The real question is, should the American people praise a man who had...
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  12. Cuba
    The revolution in Cuba was not a result of economic deprivation, nor because <br /> <br /> of high expectations in the economy, it was the political factors and <br /> <br /> expectations which evoked the civilians to revolt. The Cuban economy...
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  13. Declaring Independence
    On May 10, 1775, the Second Continental Congress met in Philadelphia. The Congress dealt with the military crisis the colonies were in with England. It organized forces around Boston into the Continental Army and appointed George Washington to...
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  14. Differences in the New England Colonies and Chesapeake Region
    Question: Although New England and the Chesapeake region were both settled largely by people of English origin, by 1700 the regions had evolved into two distinct societies. Why did this difference in development occur?<br /> <br /> When...
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  15. Democratic Government and Monarchy
    Democratic Government and Monarchy The types of system of government Democracy and Monarchy are different from each other. The actual founder of the modern democracy was...
  16. James Weldon Johnson
    Janice Warriner November 29, 2012 Composition 1030 Nowak James Weldon Johnson From the preface to The Book of American Negro Poetry (1921) During the 1920’s, the...
  17. Fitzgerald’s Accuracy in His Portrayal of the Twenties
    F. Scott Fitzgerald was accurate in his portrayal of the aristocratic flamboyancy and indifference of the 1920s. In his novel, The Great Gatsby, Fitzgerald explores many aspects of indifference and flamboyancy. A large influence on this society was...
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  18. Free Blacks Compared to Slaves
    The next few paragraphs will compare blacks in the north to blacks in the south in the 1800’s. In either location blacks were thought of as incompetent and inferior. The next few paragraphs will explain each group’s lifestyle and manner of...
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  19. Health Comparison Post Civil War and 1950-2000
    Insist on yourself; never imitate... Every great man is unique”- Emerson<br /> <br /> Great men and women constantly change the world that we live in today, whether they are politicians, scientists, religious leaders, musicians, engineers, or...
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  20. Maya
    The ancient Maya were a group of American Indian peoples who lived in southern Mexico, particularly the <br /> present-day states of Chiapas, Tabasco, Campeche, Yucatan, and Quintana Roo, and in Belize, Guatemala, <br /> and adjacent Honduras...
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  21. Oswald Didn't Kill Kennedy
    “The Warren Commission concluded that Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, killed President Kennedy. Do you agree?” <br /> <br /> <br /> Contrary to the Warren Commission’s findings, Lee Harvey Oswald, acting alone, did not kill...
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  22. Pre-Revolution
    George Washington was promoted to lieutenant colonel by Governer Dinwiddie in 1754 with orders to attack the French fort Fort Duquesne. Washington was inexperienced in battle and inevitably blew his assignment. While marching towards Fort Duquesne...
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  23. Sustainability
    Reusable To-go Program | Topic: Reusable To-go Containers | Specific Purpose: To persuade my audience to use reusable containers in dining halls at school. | Thesis...
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