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  • African Immigration to Colonial America - an Essay

    African Immigration to Colonial America - an Essay

    « African Immigration to Colonial America » by Ira Berlin, a historian from the University of Maryland, published in March 2005 in the quarterly magazine "History Now" The text in question is a detailed account of demographic statistics and an aspiring profound description of the slave trade phenomenon that manifested in Colonial America by European settlers. The text does not intend to present a definite thesis or a clear question, yet it would seem that Berlin rather

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: David
  • African Jazz

    African Jazz

    Number 4: 8. How did African Americans seek to maintain their particular cultures within the American society? African Americans seek to maintain their particular cultures in many different ways. One evident example is music inspired by Arican culture, such as jazz, the blues, and ragtime. Throughout the United States Africans made their mark by the numerous amount of popular jazz clubs. These clubs not only brought in a black crowd, but became ever increasingly

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • African Minkisi Introduced into American Culture: What Are Minkisi, and What Form Did They Take in the Americas?

    African Minkisi Introduced into American Culture: What Are Minkisi, and What Form Did They Take in the Americas?

    African Minkisi Introduced Into American Culture: What Are Minkisi, and What Form Did They Take in the Americas? I. Introduction African Minkisi have been used for hundreds of years in West Central Africa, This area where they are traditionally from was once known as the kingdom of Kongo, when Europeans started settling and trading with the BaKongo people. Kongo was a well-known state throughout much of the world by the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • African-American Church

    African-American Church

    Introduction There is great difficulty in defining the field of Cultural Studies, as it takes an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary approach to studying the art, beliefs, politics, and institutions of ethnic cultures and pop culture. For the Centre for Contemporary Cultural Studies at Birmingham, one of the central goals of Cultural Studies was “to enable people to understand what (was) going on, and especially to provide ways of thinking, strategies for survival, and resources for resistance

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Monika
  • African-American Civil Rights Movement

    African-American Civil Rights Movement

    African-American Civil Rights Movement Throughout the 1960’s, the widespread movement for African American civil rights had transformed in terms of its goals and strategies. The campaign had intensified in this decade, characterized by greater demands and more aggressive efforts. Although the support of the Civil Rights movement was relatively constant, the goals of the movement became more high-reaching and specific, and its strategies became less compromising. African Americans’ struggle for equality during the 1960’s was

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • African-American Contributions to American Culture

    African-American Contributions to American Culture

    Throughout America’s growth and expansion, people, among other factors, have played a key role in contributing to American culture. Just by living their day-to-day lives, people have been a part of America’s history. Some people, however, have lived lives that have had a greater impact on this history. One of these people is Frederick Douglass. Through his abolitionist movements, Frederick Douglass has made a very important contribution to American culture. Born February 14, 1818, Frederick

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Max
  • African-American Influence on American Literature

    African-American Influence on American Literature

    African-American Influence on American literature African American literature can be summarized as the writings of authors from African descent. In the United States, African descendents have had very different experiences from each others depending on where they lived. In the southern states of the United States, Blacks have been really oppressed until the Civil War, with the big part being illiterate well into the end of 1800. In the northern states ,Blacks had a considerable

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Steve
  • African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles

    African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles

    African-American Street Gangs in Los Angeles by Alejandro A. Alonso, M.S. In Los Angeles and other urban areas in the United States, the formation of street gangs increased at a steady pace through 1996. The Bloods and the Crips, the most well-known gangs of Los Angeles, are predominately African American[1] and they have steadily increased in number since their beginnings in 1969. In addition, there are over 600 active Hispanic gangs in Los Angeles County

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • African-American Studies

    African-American Studies

    African-American Studies The aspect of African-American Studies is key to the lives of African-Americans and those involved with the welfare of the race. African-American Studies is the systematic and critical study of the multidimensional aspects of Black thought and practice in their current and historical unfolding (Karenga, 21). African-American Studies exposes students to the experiences of African-American people and others of African descent. It allows the promotion and sharing of the African-American culture. However,

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Edward
  • Africology

    Africology

    The following articles and pictures were from the Boston Globe/New York Times/ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel/CNN/MSN and Yahoo news. All articles I took from the internet after I was unable to discover a way to scan the articles I collected onto my computer.) The Frank Jude case relates to class and the text in various different ways. The Jude case shows a stark reality of racism as it exists today. Black people were not the only

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Stenly
  • After the Glory: the Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans

    After the Glory: the Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans

    Behind the current Clinton scandal stands the specter of Watergate. That it should be there is understandable. The bungled burglary at the Democratic Party national headquarters occurred twenty-six years ago this past summer. Next August will see the twenty-fifth anniversary of Richard Nixon's resignation as President of the United States. Watergate then is still very much a part of living memory, and living memory is the type of history most relevant to the general public

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • After the War

    After the War

    After the War For the new first generation of Americans the war was a time for change for them. They really had no ties to the British government and were striving to better the country as a whole and make things better for the people as individuals. They wanted for the people to be represented in the government by choosing their candidate to represent them. “”If people in their collective capacity nominate a candidate, they

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Wendy
  • After the World Cried

    After the World Cried

    AFTER THE WORLD CRIED In years after the conclusion of World War II the worlds economy had to build itself up and get itself back on its feet. Through destruction and financial stress the world as a hole would eventually build itself back up and thrive through hard work and a steady sense of nationalism to be the very best. The second World War wiped out Europe’s economic base as well as their self

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Against Atomic Bomb

    Against Atomic Bomb

    Atomic Bomb After the death of FDR, Truman took the presidency and the decision of whether or not drop the atomic bomb on Japan in 1945 was laid on his shoulders. What Truman untimely decided to do has been a debated subject over the years. But nothing justifies the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki because the atomic bomb caused devastation among the Japanese, hurried the Cold War into beginning, and because the United States could

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    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Yan
  • Age of Adversity

    Age of Adversity

    Vann White Western Civ Tuesday 7-930 D. Ricci “Age of Adversity” The age of adversity was called that for a reason. To begin there were serious effects on life, economy, politics, etc and caused great adversity to almost everyone from rich to poor. To start there was severe weather that impacted things like harvest and agriculture. The economy is effected by this because farmers, land owners, cattle owners, and so, loose money, product, and the

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Age of Indusrtialism

    Age of Indusrtialism

    The time period that we are calling the Age of Industrialization occurred in the 1700s and 1800s. During this time period, innovations and changes occurred in agriculture, technology, and communication. The first advancements began in Great Britain and soon they spread throughout the world. The rural areas of Great Britain transformed between 1760 and 1830. The farmers were accustomed to a daily routine. Their activities revolved around farming. The farmers used traditional methods that were

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    Submitted: March 7, 2010 By: David
  • Age of Uncertainty

    Age of Uncertainty

    Johnny Mendez 9a2 Age of Uncertainty Paper During the aftermath of WWI, the world was recovering from massive attacks and damages through out the war years. During this time things started changing for the better, advancements in certain fields such as technology and science, and for the worse, events and leaders (Hitler, Mussolini) leading to World War II. People were experiencing new ideas that revolutionaries such as Einstein’s theories, Picasso’s art and Gandhi’s peace movements

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Agrarian Discontent 1880 to 1900

    Agrarian Discontent 1880 to 1900

    Ben Boyd AP US History The period between 1880 and 1900 was a boom time for American Politics. The country was finally free of the threat of war, and many of its citizens were living comfortably. However, as these two decades went by, the American farmer found it harder and harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the sustenance of the agriculture industry, were selling at prices so low that it

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: July
  • Agrarian Discontent and the 19th Century

    Agrarian Discontent and the 19th Century

    Agrarian Discontent and the 19th Century America, like any other nation, has always relied heavily on agriculture. Differing from other nations, however, is the problems that agriculture has created through America’s short history. It can be argued that the Civil War was started by agriculture; the South developed as an agricultural dependent region, while the North developed as a industrial region; creating two distinct, almost separate cultures. Some twenty years after the Civil War, new

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Bred
  • Agrarian Discotent

    Agrarian Discotent

    The period between 1880 and 1900 was a boom time for American politics. The country was for once free of the threat of war, and many of its citizens were living comfortably. However, as these two decades went by, the American farmer found it harder and harder to live comfortably. Crops such as cotton and wheat, once the bulwark of agriculture, were selling at prices so low that it was nearly impossible for farmers to

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Janna
  • Agriculture Revolt

    Agriculture Revolt

    Agriculture was a big business that many farmers took a part in. Due to the rising amount of exports, manufacturing capability, power, and wealth, America began to expand to other parts of the world and used overseas markets to send its goods. Farming became on of the most competitive jobs around this time. Farmers had many problems with the industrialization occurring in this country at the time. There were many factors that contributed to the

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Aids Epidemic in Africa

    Aids Epidemic in Africa

    Aids Epidemic In Africa My initial thought on how to solve the AIDS epidemic was to increase the amount of education and medical aid in the area. AIDS education is crucial to stop the spreading of the disease. There are myths that exist in Africa about HIV, such as “Some believe that you can rid yourself of HIV through sex with virgins, or flush it out of your system through repeated intercourse.” It is obvious

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Janna
  • Aims of the New Deal

    Aims of the New Deal

    Aims of the new deal The aims of the new deal are relief, recovery and reform relief is for the old the sick and the unemployed their were many different agencies for all the different aims but some were for more then one section of the new deal the ones for the relief part are CCC CWA FERA The what they do are CCC = civilian conservation cos they gave young men new jobs, food

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Yan
  • Aing

    Aing

    Elizabeth charter was different from other monarchs. She was astonishing for her objective, her care for life, and her eagerness to put what she considered the good of her country before her individual needs. Elizabeth eased the religious tensions that separated her people by tolerating any type of worship that fit into the structure of ideas that Parliament had established for the Church of England. The diverse religious groups during her reign were Presbyterians, Catholic,

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Air Pollution in China

    Air Pollution in China

    Air pollution Smog is a serious problem in china. Beijing is especially serious. A few days ago the smog weather bureau issued continuously orange early warning, people had to walk with a mask. Beijing is the capital of china. It due to the rapid development of the city in recent years, the car reached 2 million in 2003. The car exhaust has seriously polluted the environment, all kinds of processing plants and emitting large amounts

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    Submitted: September 17, 2018 By: Su1219
  • Airbus Vs. Boeing

    Airbus Vs. Boeing

    Airbus vs. Boeing Differential Advantage Exercise Questions IV. A. Where does Boeing have differential advantage, delivering on which benefits to which target? Boeing had the opportunity to deliver benefits of differential advantage to the Indian Government, but failed to utilize them. With the size, wealth, and global strength of Boeing, they could have been a large influence on the Indian Government. Boeing could have done several things to strengthen the relationship; they could have provided

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    Submitted: May 15, 2011 By: get_nick
  • Airport Security and Terrorism

    Airport Security and Terrorism

    Airport Security and Terrorism The morning of September 11 was like any other. The sun rose from the east, and the day was full of life. People went to work as they were accustomed to, and everybody seemed safe from harms way. In airports across America: planes were taking their passengers to their destinations in record times. People went through airport security as usual, walking through the metal detector and sending their bags through the

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Akbar

    Akbar

    Akbar was one of the world’s greatest conquerors and an even greater ruler in Indian history. He was born on October 15, 1942 and died October 27, 1605. In 1556, at the young age of 13, Akbar was forced to become ruler when his father, Humayun, died. He learned from mentors and began seizing land. By the time of his death, his empire was almost all of northern India. He was the greatest of the

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Janna
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    AIN'T WE GOT FUN Bill collectors gather 'Round and rather Haunt the cottage next door Men the grocer and butcher sent Men who call for the rent But with in a happy chappy And his bride of only a year Seem to be so cheerful Here's an earful Of the chatter you hear Just to make their trouble nearly double Something happen'd last night To their chimney a gray bird came Mister Stork is his

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Bred
  • Al Capone

    Al Capone

    Alphonsus Gabriel “Al” Capone, probably the most known gangster of in history, was born to Gabriel and Teresina Capone in Brooklyn, New York, on January 17, 1899. Al Capone’s parents immigrated from Italy in 1894. Capone was the forth oldest of nine brothers and sisters. Capone started his gang life early when he joined the Brooklyn Rippers and the Forty Thieves Juniors, two local gangs comprised of teenage troublemakers from around the neighborhood. He was

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Jon

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