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  • The Effects of Industrialization on Society

    The Effects of Industrialization on Society

    The Effects of Industrialization on Society Had it not been for the industrial revolution, I would doubt very much that we would enjoy the technology we have in the year 2000. The reason we have this technology is that between the years 1750 and 1914 a great change in the world’s history was made. People started to discover faster methods of producing goods, which increased their economy. These people were mainly British and French, but

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: David
  • The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Iroquois Nation

    The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Iroquois Nation

    The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Tribes of the Iroquois Nation The Iroquois nation was a union of six different Native American tribes, located in the area of and around upstate New York. The tribes were the The Mohawk, the Oneida, the Tuscarora, the Cayuga, the Onondaga, and the Seneca. While the French were involved in the Americas, the league could survive by playing the French and British off of each other.

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    Submitted: October 4, 2015 By: dfefe
  • The Effects of the Paramount Decision

    The Effects of the Paramount Decision

    The Effects of the Paramount Decision Even if the Paramount Decision did not kill off Hollywood, it did have a major transformational effect on American cinema. The effects of the Paramount Decree are wide-spread and varied 1. The Importation of European Art Cinema: Because the Hollywood studios no longer had a dictatorial control over which films American movie theatres could book, exhibitors could now look elsewhere than Hollywood for films to show. This caused, for

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Effects of the War

    The Effects of the War

    THE DEFINING MOMENT No other moment in our history has captivated Americans' imaginations more than the Civil War. Tensions between the North and the South built over decades and culminated in the bloodiest conflict this country has ever seen. The war lasted four long years, from 1861 to 1865. It touched hundreds of thousands of families, and devastated many. Nearly every adult either fought in the war or knew someone who did. The Civil War

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of the War of 1812

    The Effects of the War of 1812

    The War of 1812 has always been a part of American history not very exiting to learn about for most Americans. It was a tumultuous time for the New Republic and some of the battles of the war shamed the new nation. The War of 1812 did not have the same glorious, honorable, and just cause of the American Revolution. The British made fools of the American people and even burned the Capitol and the

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects on American Politics from the Election of 1912

    The Effects on American Politics from the Election of 1912

    The Effects on American Politics From the Election of 1912 During the Progressive Era, Americans faced the challenge of choosing between four strong candidates of the election of 1912. Each candidate held concrete platforms that would have different effects on progressivism. Americans could chose the conservative presidential incumbent William Howard Taft(R), the New Jersey governor Woodrow Wilson (D), the long-time fighter for social reform-Eugene V. Debs (S), or the former president Theodore Roosevelt of the

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: David
  • The Effects on Civil War

    The Effects on Civil War

    The Civil War had an effect on us. The Civil War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. More Americans died in this war then in all other wars combined. In this war we did not fight against other people, we fought brother against brother and the nation was torn apart. There are many reasons why this war took pace. Fist the nation was come together and then the southern states were

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Effects on Civil War

    The Effects on Civil War

    The Civil War had an effect on us. The Civil War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. More Americans died in this war then in all other wars combined. In this war we did not fight against other people, we fought brother against brother and the nation was torn apart. There are many reasons why this war took pace. Fist the nation was come together and then the southern states were

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    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Egyptian Pyramids as a Form of Art

    The Egyptian Pyramids as a Form of Art

    The Egyptian Pyramids as a form of Art Imagine living in ancient Egypt. You are an experienced pyramid builder. A highly respected king just died and you are asked to build a pyramid in his name. You know very well what a big job it is to construct a pyramid. First you would help select the type of pyramid to be built. It would help to look at previous pyramids built, including two of

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Electoral College

    The Electoral College

    "The Electoral College" What were our Founding Fathers thinking in 1787? Did they not realize that the Electoral College system effectively took the power to select the American president of out of the hands of the American people? Though the condescending nature of it may sting a little, I think they knew exactly what they were doing. In fact, the Founding Fathers always intended that the states and not the people select the president.

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Electrol College

    The Electrol College

    Esmeralda Gonzalez AP English, 2nd period Persuasive Essay 23 November 2015 A Useless Suggestion Introduction How many times has presidential campaigns lead the voters to believe that every vote counts? Common Americans have been fooled to believe every vote counts, a handful of times. But does any vote really count? Many would argue it's common knowledge to know how the electoral college comes into play during the presidential elections. Shockingly many citizen have very

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    Submitted: December 3, 2015 By: esme7668
  • The Emotional Impact That Hemingway’s Divorce and Separation Had on “hills like White Elephants”

    The Emotional Impact That Hemingway’s Divorce and Separation Had on “hills like White Elephants”

    The Emotional Impact that Hemingway’s Divorce and Separation Had on “Hills like White Elephants” “Hills like White Elephants” is not the normal story where you have a beginning, middle and end. Hemingway gave just enough information so that readers could draw their own conclusions. The entire story encompasses a conversation between two lovers and leaves the reader with more questions than answers. Ernest Hemingway was a brilliant writer. People that study Hemingway’s works try to

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Encounter

    The Encounter

    The Encounter The importance of the archeological site of Tenochtitlan, the imperial capital, was for the Mexicas to build their amazing city. The land of Tenochtitlan was an extremely fertile valley inherited by the beauty of palaces, pyramids, and vast towers that shocked Spanish adventurer Bernal Diaz. The importance of the archeological site of Cuzco, the Inca capital, was for the earthquake resistant stonework walls. This type of building was an old hoax among the

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Bred
  • The End of Tyranny

    The End of Tyranny

    January * January 4 – Culbert Olson, 29th Governor of California, is succeeded by Earl Warren. * January 11 o The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China. o President Roberto María Ortiz dies in Argentina; Ramón Castillo succeeds him. * January 12 – Dutch journalist and writer Jan Campert dies in the Neuengamme concentration camp. * January 13 – Helmut Schenk is the first person to use an ejection seat

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: marc
  • The End of Tyranny

    The End of Tyranny

    January * January 4 – Culbert Olson, 29th Governor of California, is succeeded by Earl Warren. * January 11 o The United States and United Kingdom give up territorial rights in China. o President Roberto María Ortiz dies in Argentina; Ramón Castillo succeeds him. * January 12 – Dutch journalist and writer Jan Campert dies in the Neuengamme concentration camp. * January 13 – Helmut Schenk is the first person to use an ejection seat

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: marc
  • The English Colonies

    The English Colonies

    The English Colonies During the 17th century, Europeans had unquestionably come to North America to stay, a fact that signaled major changes for the people of both hemispheres. At first, the English sought to benefit from the New Found land by trading across the continents, but later many English people decided to migrate to North America. Unlike other Europeans, the English transferred their society and politics to their new environment. The New England colonies and

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • The English Succeded

    The English Succeded

    Stephanie Watkins Mr. Belvedere APUSH 05 September 2014 The English Succeeded When colonization in the New World initiated, many nations wanted a piece of the action. For distinctive reasons the Spanish, the Dutch, the French, and the English all ventured across the ocean to achieve separate goals. These four nations were considerably successful at achieving their goals, but one country was more fruitful than the rest. England possessed different ideas of their purpose in the

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    Submitted: September 7, 2014 By: epiwatk
  • The Enigma of John Brown

    The Enigma of John Brown

    John Brown was an American abolitionist, born in Connecticut and raised in Ohio. He felt passionately and violently that he must personally fight to end slavery. This greatly increased tension between North and South. Northern mourned him as a martyr and southern believed he got what he deserved and they were appalled by the north’s support of Brown. In 1856, in retaliation for the sack of Lawrence, he led the murder of five proslavery men

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Enlightenment

    The Enlightenment

    Women are not advancing in the workplace at an appropriate rate. Sharon Webster is angry. She has been an employee at Merrill Lynch for the past 18 years immediately after graduating from college. It’s a nice job with above the board benefits and perks and an excellent health care plan. So what could be the source of her indignation? Recently, she had applied for a vacant position but was betered by a male counterpart who

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Top
  • The Enlightenment and Colonial Protest

    The Enlightenment and Colonial Protest

    The Enlightenment and Colonial Protest The Enlightenment refers to the seventeenth and eighteenth century in which a historical intellectual movement advocating reason as a means to establishing an authoritative system of ethics, government, and logic swept through Europe and the Americas. The intellectual leaders regarded themselves as a courageous elite who would lead the world into progress from a long period of doubtful tradition, irrationality, superstition, and tyranny. The movement helped create the intellectual framework

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Enron Case

    The Enron Case

    If you're like most, you've been astonished, disillusioned and angered as you learned of the meteoric rise and fall of Enron Corp. Remember the company's television commercial of not so long ago, ending with the reverberating phrase, "Ask why, why, why?" That question is now on everyone's lips. The Enron case is a dream for academics who conduct research and teach. For those currently or formerly involved with the company, such as creditors, auditors, the

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    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: larrykush
  • The Equal Pay Act of 1963

    The Equal Pay Act of 1963

    The Equal Pay Act of 1963 The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission MINIMUM WAGE SEC. 206. [Section 6] (d) (1) No employer having employees subject to any provisions of this section shall discriminate, within any establishment in which such employees are employed, between employees on the basis of sex by paying wages to employees in such establishment at a rate less than the rate at which he pays wages to employees of the opposite sex

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Establishment of American Democracy

    The Establishment of American Democracy

    The United States of America has been a country unprecedented by any other in every way. This country has been founded on the principles of freedom, justice, and the equality of all people both in private affairs and in choosing the leaders of the country. The United States may not be the first country to claim democracy, but it is the first country to truly be a democracy and to succeed by firmly sticking

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    Submitted: April 22, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Europeans Vs. the Native Americans

    The Europeans Vs. the Native Americans

    How can 168 Spanish soldiers defeat an army of 80,000 Native Americans? Well in the year 1532, a Spanish conquistador known as Francisco Pizarro invaded the New World. He quickly got into a conflict with the largest state of the New World and managed to capture the absolute monarch, Atahuallpa. Francisco charged a ransom for his release and even after the ransom was given, he killed Atahuallpa. They were defeated and this cycle was continued

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Evolution of 17th Century Virginia

    The Evolution of 17th Century Virginia

    The Evolution of 17th Century Virginia As Colonial Virginia entered into the 17th century, it was a land marked with opportunity to make a new and also, most importantly, profitable life in the New World. (Cutter Lecture) When the century began, however, it was not the citizens as a whole hoping to make a profit from this new land but rather a small group of greedy landowners profiting off of the work of their indentured

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Evolution of American Women’s Fashion

    The Evolution of American Women’s Fashion

    The Evolution of American Women’s Fashion Throughout the centuries fashion has changed in almost everything except its name. What started off as a special preserve of the privileged few has become an area in which all people can enjoy no matter what their status is. The old time consuming traditions of hand craftsmanship, which used to put most people out of reach of fashion, has over the years gone through gradual change. But what has

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The Evolution of Federalism

    The Evolution of Federalism

    The Evolution of the Constitution American federalism has changed drastically since its genesis. In 1776 the thirteen colonies adopted the Articles of Confederation in order to coordinate their efforts in the war for independence. The Articles of Confederation bound the states together in two main aspects; foreign and military affairs. The Articles of Confederation worked well while all the states had a common cause. However, as soon as the war ended and interests began to

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Evolution of Individual Rights and Liberties Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    The Evolution of Individual Rights and Liberties Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    History 311 The Nevada Constitution has much comparison to the U.S. Constitution, and has various perceptions and requirements of the Nevada Constitution, which have roots that go back to English common law. The right of petition are often forgotten when people are asked to recite the rights guaranteed in the First Amendment. Up till now, this right could arguably be credited with providing the foundation for all other First Amendment rights. In this paper, I

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Evolution of Slavery in Colonial America

    The Evolution of Slavery in Colonial America

    This essay written by Jon Butler explains the evolution of slavery, including the Africans’ experiences in America, and the developing of a sense of community among these people. The author mentions that in 1680 slavery was not very common in English colonies, later around 1700 this would change. One of the possible causes of it was the decrease of indentured servants in the colonies of Chesapeake and the Carolinas, in which the labor force was

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Evolution of the Election Process

    The Evolution of the Election Process

    The Evolution of the Election Process The election process in the United States is a valuable process to the election of the proper officials to satisfy the people. The people run the country which is why we live in freedom because we control what happens with major decisions by choosing whom we want to decide these decisions. The whole country goes to vote on a certain day and by the end of that day we

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fatih
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