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 Date: 09/21/15 19:25   in : American_History 

Rockefellers In the early 1900s a family of money began to make an enormous mark on American history in numerous ways. The family is the Rockefeller’s, a name almost every American knows. Some of us know them for their huge achievements in business, for greed, for religion, and most bec...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 18:57   in : American_History 

Mississippi: Is This America? The video series Eyes on the Prize is an educational series of video footage documenting the Civil Rights Movement in the United States. Volume 5 in the series is of exceptional interest to me because it documents the events of the civil rights movement that...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 18:13   in : American_History 

The Happy Yeoman Early America was characterized by its deeply rooted agricultural life. Farming was not only an occupation, but also a way of life for a yeoman farmer. American politics were heavily influenced by, and mainly addressed the concerns of agricultural life. However, those who...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 14:20   in : American_History 

Nickel And Dimed Since the earliest days America has been thought of as a land of opportunity and a place in which people could escape religious persecution. America was one of the few ...

 

1460 days

 Date: 09/21/15 10:08   in : American_History 

Black Panthers "We will not fightand kill other people of color in the world who, like black people, are being victimized by the white racist goverment of america." If you haven't already guessed it my essay is on a Civil Right's leader who's legacy has alternately been neglected...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/21/15 05:17   in : American_History 

Booker T. Washington Ever since African Americans traveled from their homeland over to America, they have faced many hardships amongst their people. One of the main difficulties that they have faced is discrimination. The African Americans originally came to America as slaves and pretty m...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/21/15 04:32   in : American_History 

Changing America The 1920’s, one of the most important era’s in American history. It carried high prestige because of the fact that the 1920’s changed everything, from the way people thought about themselves to the way people had fun and kept themselves entertained. It was an era that had...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/21/15 04:22   in : American_History 

First Car One of the first cars completed in the early days of June on 1896, was the horseless carriage also known as the quadricycle. This sort of vehicle was high, black polished, also slab sided, with a small covered balcony projecting from the front to hold both persons inside. This c...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/21/15 04:06   in : American_History 

American Civil War The first victory for the Radicals was the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1866. One of the main obstacles the Radicals came across was the opposition by Andrew Jackson. Jackson immediately vetoed the Civil Rights Act as soon as he could. But the Radicals held most o...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 20:01   in : American_History 

Calvn Coolidge A Look Back on the Coolidge Presidency Calvin Coolidge became the 30th President of the United States of America after the abrupt death of Warren G. Harding. Many historians look at the Coolidge presidency as one that had no initiative. “He is often dismissed as a p...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 19:02   in : American_History 

The Anti-Federalist The writer of federalist #51, most likely Alexander Hamilton, makes several great arguments in this document. However, there are certain flaws present in the writing. Hamilton makes a good point when he says that the ideal way of appointing the entire government wou...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 17:40   in : American_History 

Race And Gender Many fought for the rights and equality of African Americans in the Civil Rights Movement. Fannie Lou Hamer was one of these soldiers who believed in this cause and often overlooked the gender issues that were relevant as well. She fought for the rights of all African A...

 

1461 days

 Date: 09/20/15 16:12   in : American_History 

Influences Of The American Revolution The American Revolution as influenced by many different aspect of colonial life and by many British mistakes. The most influential of all of these colonial aspects and British mistakes was the Colonies economy. The economy of the American Colonies w...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/20/15 05:13   in : American_History 

First Amendment Rights The first amendment of the Constitution is one of the most fundamental and essential appendages to the C onstitution that statesmen could ever have made. It basically provides the way and means for any citizen of the United States to speak freely, worship free...

 

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 Date: 09/20/15 01:38   in : American_History 

The Battle Of Lake Erie ‘We have met the enemy and they are ours”. (Millette 107) This famous quotation refers to a Battle that was more important than winning just a battle, it meant winning back the control of the Great Lakes. Whoever controlled the lake had a fastermode of troop tra...

 

1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 23:20   in : American_History 

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1462 days

 Date: 09/19/15 14:21   in : American_History 

The Second Term Of Grover Cleveland Grover Cleveland was not looked at as an honorable man with respect after his second term. However, I am here to give some facts. It is nothing less than true; Grover Cleveland did a great job. During the election of 1892, the republicans nominated...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 23:58   in : American_History 

Causes and Events Leading up to the Revolutionary War For the past two-hundred and twenty-five years, the United States of America has been its own empire. However, prior to this time, this country was the equivalent of young child, trying to find its own identity. Great Britain was the...

 

1463 days

 Date: 09/18/15 13:00   in : American_History 

Causes Of The Civil War The Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1877, was mainly caused by the diverging society between the North and the South. The North and the South had different goals. There were many factors that led to the war and the chief ones were political and economic differ...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/18/15 02:54   in : American_History 

Thomas Edison Thomas Edison the Quintessential American Inventor Thomas Edison was the quintessential American inventor. Born on February 11, 1847 in Milan, Ohio into a modest family, Edison grew up amidst three large-scale transformations that shaped his life. The first was rapid growth...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/18/15 02:14   in : American_History 

Great Depression and US Capitalism American Capitalism can be seen as the economic system in which private individuals and business firms carry on the production and exchange of goods and services through a complex network of prices and markets. There are a number of key characteristics o...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/18/15 01:13   in : American_History 

The Great Fire The Great Fire of 1871 was one of the most colossal disasters in American history. Overnight, the flourishing city of Chicago was turned into a smoldering wasteland. The damage was so profound that few people believed the city could ever rise again. There had been littl...

 

Political Philosophies Of The Federalists Vs. The Democratic-Republicans The Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans were the two major political parties of the early years of the United States' government. Although they were both dedicated to establishing a stable and independent nati...

 

1464 days

 Date: 09/17/15 14:44   in : American_History 

PRT Vs. Automobiles One hundred years ago, the electric streetcar revolutionized urban public transportation. In the thirty years from 1888 to 1917, 45,000 miles of streetcar tracks were built in the United States. But in the years since then, the automobile has displaced the streetcar an...

 

1465 days

 Date: 09/17/15 07:13   in : American_History 

Indian War What struck me the most when I heard that 17,000 Native Americans had served in the Great War was that, not even thirty years after the end of the Indian wars, American Indians were willing to fight alongside their former enemy. I also was under the impression that most N...