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  • 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: December 13, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 19th and 20th Century Us Expansionism Compared to Past Expansionism

    19th and 20th Century Us Expansionism Compared to Past Expansionism

    From the beginning of its time, America has held the desire to expand. Manifest Destiny, the belief that the United States has a mission to spread its beliefs and culture, had held true since the formation of the country. Between 1776 and the start of the twentieth century, expansion had always been something on American’s minds. The only difference in each individual case was the place we sought and the time. Other than that, the

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    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Jessica
  • 19th Century America

    19th Century America

    In the late 19th century America started development of a new sort. Political parties began splitting and business began to control America. Railways were built and transportation to the west became easy. However, the north and south remained in a heated debate over the leader of our nation. Tariffs were put on a rampant rise and the gold standard was debated. Civil service also began to reform and the work field grew immensely. Though all

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • 19th Century American History

    19th Century American History

    19th CENTURY AMERICAN HISTORY 19th Century American History Name Institutional Affiliation Date 19th Century American History 1. Discuss the evolution of federal Indian policy during the entire 19th century. Toward the end of the century, the American government decided to adopt a system that has been described as “Kill the Indian, Save the Man.” Explain what that means and be sure to provide examples of what the government did to carry out that policy. This

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    Submitted: July 15, 2019 By: Felixmanga
  • 19th Century American Slavery: Expository Synthesis Essay

    19th Century American Slavery: Expository Synthesis Essay

    19th Century American Slavery: Expository Synthesis Essay Every great civilization or country has had at least one dirty little time in their history that all would rather forget. America knows this feeling well, especially within the 19th century, the slave era. America was divided, the North was generally against slavery and all for letting the African Americans roam free in a colony in Africa. The South on the other hand viewed African Americans as tools,

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: July
  • 19th Century Architecture

    19th Century Architecture

    19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it’s Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large towers: Victoria

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Jack
  • 19th Century Architecture

    19th Century Architecture

    19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it’s Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large towers: Victoria

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • 19th Century Art

    19th Century Art

    19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it’s Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large towers: Victoria

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    Essay Length: 625 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: July
  • 19th Century Women

    19th Century Women

    Purpose Statement: This paper will outline the role of women in society during the Victorian Era and present some real life examples from the Women’s Diaries of the Westward Journey of 19th century women following their roles and at times having the those roles challenged by the difficulty of the trail. 19th-Century Women Women in the nineteenth century, for the most part, had to follow the common role presented to them by society. This role

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Vika
  • 19th Century Women

    19th Century Women

    As one can possibly imagine, nineteenth century women were far from the images of women in the new millennium of today. Most women during this era were wives, mothers, homemakers. The popular image of women from that era were that they were “Gentile”, “Delicate”, and “Innocent” to the wisdoms and ways of the world and politics. They didn’t have the right to vote, or even make financial or medical decisions for themselves, if they were

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    Submitted: December 1, 2015 By: tomarb
  • 1st Amendment

    1st Amendment

    I think the most important Amendment of all time would be the first Amendment. This freedom of religion, speech, assembly, and politics allows our country to be unique and protects our rights as American citizens. There are many current day issues that are driven by the first amendment. My first example I would like to talk about would be the anti-war movement. The first amendment allows we the people to protest and voice our opinions.

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Vika
  • 1st Amendment and Constitution

    1st Amendment and Constitution

    What did these men in blue and gray believe they were fighting for? A sentence in that letter of the New York captain gives us a clue : Every soldier knows he is fighting not only for his own liberty but even more , for the liberty of the human race for all time to come . Another clue is provided by a wounded private who described a debating society organized by convalescent soldiers during

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: July
  • 1st Battle of Bull Run

    1st Battle of Bull Run

    The first major battle of the Civil War was fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia railway junction, after which the battle is called (or First Bull Run, named after the flowing stream on the battlefield, if of the Union persuasion). The armies in this first battle were not very large by later Civil War standards. The Federal forces under Brigadier General Irvin McDowell were organized into four divisions (five, if one includes Runyan's division),

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Wendy
  • 2 Accounts of World War 2

    2 Accounts of World War 2

    Matthew Terhune #302899169 1/30/02 Fussell believes that the soldier of world war two, "suffers so deeply from contempt and damage to his selfhood, from absurdity and boredom and chickenshit, that some anodyne is necessary", and that the anodyne of choice was alcohol. I would argue that Fussell is correct, especially regarding the connection between the absurdity of the war and the associated damage to soldiers image of themselves as good and patriotic, and the use

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • 2 Accounts of Wwii

    2 Accounts of Wwii

    Matthew Terhune #302899169 1/30/02 Fussell believes that the soldier of world war two, "suffers so deeply from contempt and damage to his selfhood, from absurdity and boredom and chickenshit, that some anodyne is necessary", and that the anodyne of choice was alcohol. I would argue that Fussell is correct, especially regarding the connection between the absurdity of the war and the associated damage to soldiers image of themselves as good and patriotic, and the use

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Mike
  • 2 Pac - Suriving the Struggle

    2 Pac - Suriving the Struggle

    Amur Shakur, mostly known as 2pac, led a violent life. He died on September 13, 1996. He was a gangster rap artist and an upcoming actor. Tupac was a big figure in the rap community, always doing what he wanted and not caring what others thought of him. His life symbolized what a lot of people have gone through, through his music and movies he showed us how hard life can be. Tupac was born

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Stenly
  • 2001 a Space Odyssey

    2001 a Space Odyssey

    2001 was released in the tumultuous spring of 1968, at the same time that Americans were reeling from President Lyndon Johnson’s announcement that he would not seek reelection and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. It might seem odd that so many people would get so excited about a science fiction movie in the midst of urban race riots and campus protests against the Vietnam War, but to many, 2001 had far greater importance

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Vika
  • 2004 Ap Free Response Question 3

    2004 Ap Free Response Question 3

    The political cartoon by Nick Anderson depicts Ralph Nader standing at a podium addressing American society’s “throw away mentality”. Meanwhile a citizen in the background is casting her vote for the green party behind him. Ironically, the ballot drops into a waste basket, thus a wasted vote. We now realize that Nader is not talking about the environment, but addressing the issue of how the general public views votes for 3rd party candidates. This cartoonist

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Artur
  • 2005 State of the Union Address

    2005 State of the Union Address

    After watching the 2005 State of the Union address. I think that the President, Mr. George W. Bush, has made it clear to the Speaker of the House, Vice President, Membe4rs of Congress, and the citizens of the United States that he has a clear plan to improve the welfare of the United States in present days and days to come. The President put forth that he has now a plan for a budget that

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • 25th Amendment of the United States Constitution

    25th Amendment of the United States Constitution

    25th Amendment of the United States Constitution 25th Amendment Word for Word. Section 1. In case of the removal of the President from office or of his death or resignation, the Vice President shall become President. Section 2. Whenever there is a vacancy in the office of the Vice President, the President shall nominate a Vice President who shall take office upon confirmation by a majority vote of both Houses of Congress. Section 3. Whenever

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Kevin
  • 2nd Ammendment

    2nd Ammendment

    In spite of extensive recent discussion and much legislative action with respect to regulation of the purchase, possession, and transportation of firearms, as well as proposals to substantially curtail ownership of firearms, there is no definitive resolution by the courts of just what right the Second Amendment protects. The opposing theories, perhaps oversimplified, are an ''individual rights'' thesis whereby individuals are protected in ownership, possession, and transportation, and a ''states' rights'' thesis whereby it is

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Anna
  • 2pac

    2pac

    Search for: Advanced Search Parental Controls April 17, 2001 Book About a Horse CONNECT: Biz Cards Browser Chat Clubs Email/IM Message Boards People Search Personals Photos Videos WAP/SMS MORE » FIND: Downloads/FTP Jobs Maps MP3 Multimedia News Stocks Streaming Talk Radio Translate Weather Websites Yellow Pages MORE » SHOP: Auctions Books Cell Phones Classifieds Services Shopping MORE » Personalize Lycos My Lycos: Sign up | Log in - - - - - • My Investing

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • 2pac

    2pac

    Search for: Advanced Search Parental Controls April 17, 2001 Book About a Horse CONNECT: Biz Cards Browser Chat Clubs Email/IM Message Boards People Search Personals Photos Videos WAP/SMS MORE » FIND: Downloads/FTP Jobs Maps MP3 Multimedia News Stocks Streaming Talk Radio Translate Weather Websites Yellow Pages MORE » SHOP: Auctions Books Cell Phones Classifieds Services Shopping MORE » Personalize Lycos My Lycos: Sign up | Log in - - - - - • My Investing

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Kevin
  • 3 Majors Eras in Labor History

    3 Majors Eras in Labor History

    There have been many years throughout American labor history that have changed the ways that the affected communities live. Many movements have shifted styles of working, changed the nature of the working-class life, and have brought about such things as unions that we still possess today. In particular there are three major eras that have brought about such changes and one that is of the most importance. The progressive era brought us many changes in

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Andrew
  • 3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    3 Reasons That Led to the Civil War

    Did you ever think about why the Civil War happened? I thought about it and came up with three of the best reasons I could think of to cause the Civil War. Here is what I think forced the north and south the come to war. First it was because of slavery, then the south seceded from the union when Lincoln was elected, and the south feared that the north would have majority in the

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    Submitted: November 30, 2008 By: Jon
  • 40 Hour Work Week

    40 Hour Work Week

    In the initial October 20th article there was a proposal for the nation’s industry to go to a 40 hour work week. The method of attaining the laws goal of a universal 40 hour work week was initial to make a proposal to the American Federation of Labor. The industrial revolution introduced yet new complexities. Sunrise to sunset was too long to expect people to work indoors at tasks that were now totally disconnected from

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • 4th Amendment

    4th Amendment

    4th Amendment In the late 1700's the 4th Amendment was written because of strong objections to the Writs of Assistance or general warrants. The Writs Assistance gave officials the right to enter any home and seize belongings without a reasonable cause. (Grolier Encyclopedia) The 4th amendment was ratified in the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1771. This amendment protects the people's right to privacy and security. (Encarta Online) The Fourth Amendment states, "The right

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • 4th Amendment

    4th Amendment

    4th Amendment In the late 1700’s the 4th Amendment was written because of strong objections to the Writs of Assistance or general warrants. The Writs Assistance gave officials the right to enter any home and seize belongings without a reasonable cause. (Grolier Encyclopedia) The 4th amendment was ratified in the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1771. This amendment protects the people’s right to privacy and security. (Encarta Online) The Fourth Amendment states, “The

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • 4th July - Independence Day

    4th July - Independence Day

    July 4th stands for freedom of the United States of America from Great Britain; it is the birthday of the nation and of political freedom. Seventy-six years ago, America was a country that was controlled by Great Britain but the founding brothers took a chance and wrote the United States Constitution and freed their country from the control of Great Britain, causing a revolution/ rebellion. Of course people now know that Great Britain was

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Fonta
  • 5 Percenters: Their History and Beliefs

    5 Percenters: Their History and Beliefs

    5 Percenters: Their History and beliefs Walking the streets of Harlem, New York were I reside, often times I and possibly many others, we may miss the little things such as a new street mural, a new clothing store down the street, or a new church around the corner. But in this case I want to talk about this run-down building, where a poster of hip-hop artists, and a picture of a black man, supposedly

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    Essay Length: 702 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Kevin

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