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Essays for History: America

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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