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  • 1950’s Story

    1950’s Story

    The wilsons are what you would call a typical 1950s american family. They consist of the father and husband Frank, housewife linda, oldest child Tommy age 17, Cheryl age 16, Mikey age 10, and Suzie age 8. Thay are a white middle class family that lives in the suburb autside little rock, Arkansas. The neighborhood was modled after Levittown, a famous sururb community outside of New York. Right now it's monday morning and the wilsons

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Monika
  • 1952

    1952

    1952 By: eA E-mail: eax2@yahoo.com In 1954, many barriers were broken that made this a year of success. One of the major achievements is the cure for Polio being discovered which saved many lives and made the disease extinct. Other successes include the revolution of music and the birth of Rock & Roll. Other achievements this year were the invention of the first 2-seated sports car, the corvette, and the beginning of the Sports Illustrated

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Artur
  • 1952 Polio Disease

    1952 Polio Disease

    1952 By: eA E-mail: eax2@yahoo.com In 1954, many barriers were broken that made this a year of success. One of the major achievements is the cure for Polio being discovered which saved many lives and made the disease extinct. Other successes include the revolution of music and the birth of Rock & Roll. Other achievements this year were the invention of the first 2-seated sports car, the corvette, and the beginning of the Sports Illustrated

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • 1954

    1954

    In the year 1954, the United States was changing rapidly. President Eisenhower, a Republican, was in the midst of his first term. Eisenhower had just announced to the world that the United States had in fact developed and successfully tested the first hydrogen bomb some two years prior. Mamie Eisenhower christened the Nautilus, which was the first submarine to run on nuclear power. The great court decision, “Brown vs. the Board of Education,” called

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Monika
  • 1960's

    1960's

    Hubert Humphrey once stated, "When we say, ‘One nation under God, with liberty and justice for all,' we are talking about all people. We either ought to believe it or quit saying it" (Hakim 111). During the 1960's, a great number of people did, in fact, begin to believe it. These years were a time of great change for America. The country was literally redefined as people from all walks of life fought to uphold

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • 1960's

    1960's

    Hubert Humphrey once stated, "When we say, ‘One nation under God, with liberty and justice for all,' we are talking about all people. We either ought to believe it or quit saying it" (Hakim 111). During the 1960's, a great number of people did, in fact, begin to believe it. These years were a time of great change for America. The country was literally redefined as people from all walks of life fought to uphold

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    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • 1960's - Vietnam

    1960's - Vietnam

    Freedom Rides, Vietnam, and Social activism among the youths of America have left the 60's with a very profound effect on our society. Without question, the decade of the 1960's was one of the most controversial in American History. Throughout this period of social unrest, anti-war attitudes were gaining prevalence in a peace-loving subculture, and individuals began to question certain aspects of governmental policy and authority. This was the decade of peace and war, optimism

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    Essay Length: 576 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • 1960’s

    1960’s

    Hubert Humphrey once stated, “When we say, ‘One nation under God, with liberty and justice for all,’ we are talking about all people. We either ought to believe it or quit saying it” (Hakim 111). During the 1960’s, a great number of people did, in fact, begin to believe it. These years were a time of great change for America. The country was literally redefined as people from all walks of life fought to uphold

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Anna
  • 1960’s Vietnam

    1960’s Vietnam

    Freedom Rides, Vietnam, and Social activism among the youths of America have left the 60’s with a very profound effect on our society. Without question, the decade of the 1960’s was one of the most controversial in American History. Throughout this period of social unrest, anti-war attitudes were gaining prevalence in a peace-loving subculture, and individuals began to question certain aspects of governmental policy and authority. This was the decade of peace and war, optimism

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    Essay Length: 576 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: David
  • 1963 March

    1963 March

    The March on Washington was a very significant event that captured the attention of the United States and the world. More than 250,000 people came to Washington to demand equality for blacks and to urge Congress to pass civil rights legislation. The March is best remembered for Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech." It was believed that the rally would build support for President Kennedy's civil rights bill and everyone agreed that it

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • 1968 Summer Olympics & Black Power Salute

    1968 Summer Olympics & Black Power Salute

    1968 Summer Olympics & Black Power Salute Olympics is an event that brings all countries together every four years to compete in various sports. Originating from Greece in ancient times, it rose to every occasion and continues to flourish in all aspects every time it starts up again. Usually bringing optimistic excitement, there are always those moments in time where not such great events occur. By this I am referring to the black power salute

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Janna
  • 1968 Was a Turning Point for the United States. Assess the Validity of This Statement

    1968 Was a Turning Point for the United States. Assess the Validity of This Statement

    During the 1960s our nation was going through many important and crucial events. From the Vietnam War to national politics, and even civil rights, our country was changing a lot. In particular, the year 1968, was when our country went through a major turning point, especially when you take in consideration the major events that involved the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement such as the “Tet Offense”, violent protests, and the Civil Rights

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Yan
  • 1975 Dbq

    1975 Dbq

    The end of the Revolutionary War brought about many changes in America. The abandonment of the colonizers by the British government left them with many new dilemmas. They had to basically start new societies from scratch. They had to figure out what type of governing system they would have, and what kind of society they would become. According to the information presented in historical documents about Wethersfield, Connecticut, as well as my own outside knowledge,

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Janna
  • 1982 Election

    1982 Election

    AP American History October 21, 1997 The year of 1828 was a tumultuous year in American politics. It so happened that it was a presidential election year. The election of 1828 was different from any other presidential election up to that point. The election not only set a precedent, but was also one of the bitterest in American history. Out of all the elections up to that point, it had all the makings of a

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Fonta
  • 1982-On the Rise.

    1982-On the Rise.

    1982 was a big year for many industries in the United States. The medical field was venturing new procedures such as the first artificial heart implant. While in the entertainment business music icons, Madonna and Michael Jackson released their first albums and Walt Disney World opened its new addition, Epcot Center. Americas stood by and just enjoyed the new achievement, as the country was on the rise. With technology advancing, the medical field grew in

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • 1983 Dbq

    1983 Dbq

    Farmers everywhere in the United States during the late nineteenth century had valid reasons to complaint against the economy because the farmers were constantly being taken advantage of by the railroad companies and banks. All farmers faced similar problems and for one thing, farmers were starting to become a minority within the American society. In the late nineteenth century, industrialization was in the spotlight creating big businesses and capitals. The success of industrialization put agriculture

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • 1984

    1984

    As we look back over the last sixty-five years, the needfulness for trucks has changed significantly. When we explore the use of trucks in the 1940's, they were considered to have an important value in their demand as well as an indispensable tool. The uses of trucks have changed dramatically in today’s society when compared to the 1940's. They are no longer considered a just an essential part of transporting goods, however, we now

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    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • 1984 and Today’s Political World

    1984 and Today’s Political World

    Thinking back into history, many important events have occurred in history since the publication of 1984 by George Orwell in 1949. In no specific order there would be the Holocaust, The creation of the United Nations, NATO (North Atlantic treaty Organization), and even The Iron Curtain being established. After 1984 was published huge events also occurred in history. There was the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Korean war, the Vietnam War, the creation of the Berlin

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Top
  • 1984 Dbq - the Constitutionality of Slavery

    1984 Dbq - the Constitutionality of Slavery

    Benjamin Reed Mr. Pezza/ Mr. Haldemen AP US History 22 December 2005 The Constitutionality of Slavery Throughout the nineteenth-century the issue of slavery polarized the country along sectional lines. Northern abolitionists continually sought to outlaw slavery, while Southern slaveholders vehemently fought for the alternative. As the abolitionist movement gained momentum, many Northerners began to support the cause, while questioning the morality of slavery. Likewise, even non-slave holders in the South backed the pro-slavery movement, mainly

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • 1985 Dbq

    1985 Dbq

    you will be prosecuted for plagiarism Rachel 1985 DBQ The 1780's The Articles of Confederation were well written, especially considering the fact that the U.S.A. was a brand-new country and had no knowledge whatsoever on how to run a country. Though they were good, the articles didn’t provide America with a very effective government. Since the people were afraid of a centralized government that would become too powerful, they decided to move most issues to

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Anna
  • 1985 Dbq

    1985 Dbq

    DBQ 1985 The colonists were living in a brand new country that had no track record. Considering that the articles of confederation had no precedent to follow, and no other government to imitate; the articles were fairly good. However, the Articles of Confederation could have been more effective than they were. Effective does not necessarily mean that the government was strong. It does mean that the government was able to provide the people with the

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Fonta
  • 1992: A Year of Genius and Insanity

    1992: A Year of Genius and Insanity

    1992: A Year of Genius and Insanity By: Sarah Williams Period 5 Honors US History 4-30-08 One of the most chaotic years in our history is 1992. With the Presidential election, massive world events and large events occurring right here in the United States. I believe that the year of 1992 was one year that had a very predominant effect on American society and culture today. While many things can have an effect on a

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    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Mike
  • 1993 Dbq

    1993 Dbq

    The New England colonies and the Chesapeake region were both populated mostly of English origin but by the 1700’s the regions had grown into two distinct societies. The differences in the development between the New England colonies and the Chesapeake region were due by three crucial points. The three points are politics, immigration, and reason why to live in the groups. Immigration was a big cause of the matter because immigrants to the New England

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Andrew
  • 1993 Dbq

    1993 Dbq

    The Spanish were the first to settle in what is now the United States. The oldest city in the United States, St. Augustine Florida, was colonized by the Spanish in 1565, forty years before England sent its first venture into the New World. England soon caught on, and wanted to enlarge their trade to begin competing with other countries in Europe. When English settlers started coming to the new world they settled in two main

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • 1993 Dbq - Early English Colonies in America

    1993 Dbq - Early English Colonies in America

    1993 DBQ Early English colonies in America hardly resembled the union of men and women that would later fight against England and build a new country. In fact, until the mid-eighteenth century, most English colonists had very little, if anything to do with the settlers in neighboring colonies. They heard news of Indian wars and other noteworthy events, not from the colony itself, but from England. The colonies in the New World appeared completely different

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Artur
  • 1993 Dbq: New England and Chesapeake

    1993 Dbq: New England and Chesapeake

    Elizabeth Fink AP American History 1993 DBQ Essay 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? In the mid-1600’s, when both the New England and Chesapeake regions first began to colonize, each had the same goals and hopes for the ‘New World’. Both sought freedom, money and power but,

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Andrew
  • 1994 Dbq

    1994 Dbq

    During the late 19th and 20th century, U.S. expansionism departed from earlier expansionism in terms of geography and economics. They began to expand westward because they believed god had shown them the way in doing so. The U.S., in the beginning was just wanting to go west but in reality they wanted everything and in return they gained more land. They wanted more, so they expanded from the Atlantic to the Pacific and gained hawaii,

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    Submitted: February 7, 2017 By: Jordan Barnes
  • 1994 Dbq Manifest Destiny

    1994 Dbq Manifest Destiny

    The United States of America, from even before the time of it’s founding, had seen far past its borders. This belief, labeled Manifest Destiny, was an explanation or justification for that expansion and westward movement. But as the sprawling country reached the western coast, growing in power and strength, its ideas on expansion shifted. The policies of the late-1800’s and early 1900’s were not all that different from the policies and ideas of past growth.

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • 1999 Dbq

    1999 Dbq

    Rebecca Enbar October 20, 2006, Mrs. Remstein 1999 DBQ The French and Indian War marked a great turning point in the relationship between England and it's colonies in America. After the war was over, the colonists felt like distinguished Englishmen and were more united than ever. To people in England though, they were regarded as second class citizens with an extremely large debt to pay to the British government. This ended England's policy of neglect

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Anna
  • 19th Amendment

    19th Amendment

    AMENDMENT 19 The amendment that I chose to do my report on is the 19th amendment. This amendment guaranteed the voting right to all of the American woman. The victory of this amendment took decades to be passed. In August of 1995 marked the 75th anniversary of the ratification of this amendment. This amendment was ratified on August 24,1920. The first three states to approve this amendment were Illinois Wisconsin and Michigan. When this amendment

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy

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