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  • Da Pantherz

    Da Pantherz

    im so HOOD!!!!! | 04.28.2008 @ 11:31 pm DAMN SON I DONT KNO BOUT YALL BUT THEM NIGGAS WAS SPITTIN THAT CRACK FOREAL SON NELLY WAS SPITTIN SOME HOT SHIT TOO stupidstans | 04.29.2008 @ 12:03 am SOUNDS LIKE WEEZY WROTE THAT TO ME, HE NEVER USED TO RAP LIKE DAT. “I THINK MY BUT GETTIN BIG”,LMAO HubbellAve313 | 04.29.2008 @ 1:08 am “smoke in the 313″ Detroit aint even the mid-west we more like

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jon
  • Dalton Conley Honky

    Dalton Conley Honky

    The autobiographical conditions that spurred Dalton Conley's thoroughly original memoir, HONKY, resemble some strange "what-if?" scenario. But if the events recorded herein suggest a made-for-TV-movie premise too incredible to be believed, they are nonetheless recorded in an objective, candid manner that reveals the voice of a writer far more concerned with social analysis than mere sensationalism. HONKY tells the story of a boy who must come to terms with his conspicuous whiteness in an African-American/Latino

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Artur
  • Daniel Webster Protests the War with Mexico

    Daniel Webster Protests the War with Mexico

    Webster argued that the war with Mexico and the admission of new states would be horrible. This was his own opinion, but many individuals during this time period felt the way that he did. Webster talks of what the president has his mind set on and how that mindset cannot be changed. This is viewed as a problem that Webster can not get over, he feels that the president should listen to the people and

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Darfur

    Darfur

    Living as women in the 19th century was extremely different then living as women now. Female textile workers of Lowell Massachusetts in the 19th century were forced to work in poor working areas where they were underpaid and over used in order to try and make a daily living for their families. One might characterize working as a female textile worker in the 19th century as a blessing, or one might characterize it as a

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    Submitted: March 10, 2010 By: Andrew
  • David McCullough

    David McCullough

    David McCullough is a historian who gave a speech on the topic, “American History and America’s Future.” He is from the present time, which is full of ignorant people who are always crying about violation of rights without actually knowing the rights and stipulations. He is also from a country which is has always been known for its freedom and a just legal system. He is surrounded by a society that has no idea that

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Monika
  • David Ricardo

    David Ricardo

    David Ricardo was a very influential political economist in the history of economic thought. Born in London on April 18, 1772, and departing on September 11, 1823; he was among the likes of Thomas Malthus and Adam Smith. Ricardo was one of seventeen children in a Sephardic Jewish family (from Portugal) that emigrated from the Netherlands to Great Britain just prior to his birth. At age 14, Ricardo joined his father at the London Stock

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Monika
  • David Wilmot and the Wilmot Proviso

    David Wilmot and the Wilmot Proviso

    David Wilmot David Wilmot was born in Bethany, Pennsylvania, on January 20, 1814. Wilmot received his academic education in Bethany and in Aurora, New York. He was later admitted to the bar at Wilkesbarre, Pennsylvania, in 1834. He soon began practice at Towanda, where he afterward resided. He was first brought into public notice from his support of Martin Van Buren in the presidential race of 1836. He helped to found the Republican Party and

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Davy Crockett

    Davy Crockett

    The First Mission Part A Missions Missions were created to bring the word of God to a new land. They thought the Indians deserved a chance to go to heaven.. The country of Spain helped the Catholic church and the Spanish priests. They wanted to strengthen the Spanish Empire over in the New World. The thought they could teach the Indians how to be like the Spanish. Spain thought the Indians could become Spanish citizens.

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Jack
  • Dbq

    Dbq

    D B Q Americans in the colonial period were primarily concerned with matters of religion and conscience. In every aspect of their society, religion and morality was one of the first things that came into focus. In 1688, a group of Quakers voted in favor of a resolution against slavery. Their reason for doing this was that slavery was bad enough for any human being to partake in, let alone Christians like themselves. The Quakers

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Vika
  • Dbq

    Dbq

    By the middle of the 18th century, the colonies developed characteristics that can best be described as Americanism. These characteristics came from the concept of Enlightenment. Enlightenment means the acquisition of new wisdom or understanding enabling clarity of perception. It was basically a transition from a religious look on life to a scientific look on life. The actual era of enlightenment lasted from about the late 1600s to the late 1700s. A man by the

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Bred
  • Dbq

    Dbq

    D B Q Americans in the colonial period were primarily concerned with matters of religion and conscience. In every aspect of their society, religion and morality was one of the first things that came into focus. In 1688, a group of Quakers voted in favor of a resolution against slavery. Their reason for doing this was that slavery was bad enough for any human being to partake in, let alone Christians like themselves. The Quakers

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Monika
  • Dbq

    Dbq

    The Chesapeake region and New England colonies greatly differed in their development of their two distinct societies. The Chesapeake region was a loosely fitted society with little connection with each plantation while the New England colonies had tightly knitted communities with a sort of town pride. The difference in unity and the reason for this difference best explain the significant disparity between the dissimilar societies. The New England and Chesapeake region had evolved into two

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Dbq

    Dbq

    With the new, independent nation, the Continental Congress decided to create a new government, with their ideas. This new government became to be known as Articles of Confederation, which consisted of regulating commerce, levying taxes, and the government would not interfere in any taxation. Although the Articles of Confederation benefited the United States with an effective government, it was not strong enough to govern efficiently. The weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation shadowed the strengths.

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    Submitted: May 21, 2010 By: Vika
  • Dbq - American Revolution

    Dbq - American Revolution

    One of the most significant events in the history of America was the American Revolution. It was not so significant because of the number of deaths or the affects it had on America’s relationship with Great Britain, but more because of the changes it caused in society socially, economically, and politically. American society was greatly affected socially by the American Revolution. Compared to women in Europe, women in America already held a slightly greater role

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Edward
  • Dbq 1800

    Dbq 1800

    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: June 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Dbq 1820’s 1830’s

    Dbq 1820’s 1830’s

    For quite some time Americans have been led to believe that during the 1820s and 30s, Jacksonian Democrats were the guardians of the people, and worked to improve the nation for the people. The truth remains, however, that during this period, President Jackson vetoed a bill to recharter the Bank of the United States of America, infringed on the rights of Native Americans, used “brute” force to bring Southerners under submission during the Tariff of

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Jon
  • Dbq 1985

    Dbq 1985

    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: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Dbq Absolutism and Democracy

    Dbq Absolutism and Democracy

    Theresa Petruccio Global October 15, 2006 DBQ Absolutism and Democracy During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries there were two forms of government. The two forms of government were democracy and absolutism. Both of these forms of government were effective in there own ways. Absolutism though was the most effective during this time. Absolutism is when the ruler has unlimited power. Many rulers had a democracy government but absolutism was more effective because the rulers had

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Janna
  • Dbq Essay

    Dbq Essay

    As the colonies of America further widened the gap with their mother country and began to develop into a successful democratic nation, numerous political changes occurred. With this gap, a democracy began to emerge in the form of two political parties. These were the Jeffersonian Republicans and the Federalists. The parties came to be characterized by certain beliefs, and the validity of those principles would come to be questioned during the Jefferson and Madison presidencies.

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Dbq Mississippi

    Dbq Mississippi

    The years 1840 to 1890 were a period of great growth for the United States. It was during this time period that the United states came to the conclusion that it had a manifest destiny, that is, it was commanded by god to someday occupy the entire North American continent. One of the most ardent followers of this belief was President James K. Polk. He felt that the United States had the right to whatever

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Dbq New Deal

    Dbq New Deal

    “DBQ” In 1929, the United States Stock Market crashed, heralding the tumble into world-wide depression. President Hoover tried to pacify the people by telling them it was temporary and would pass over. But a new figure rose out of the people, promising he would do anything and everything he could to restore their lives. In 1932, Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to the presidency, and his new policies would soon sweep over the country. Roosevelt’s

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    Submitted: January 12, 2010 By: Steve
  • Dbq on American Identity

    Dbq on American Identity

    Within the time frame from 1750 to 1781, historical evidence, as well as many documents, suggests that although the colonists at this time had developed a strong sense of unity, they had a weaker sense of identity. Leading up to the eve of revolution, the colonists had began developing bonds among them through unified acts against English taxes, the stamp act congress, and Townshend acts; also, organizations such as the sons and daughters of

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Dbq on American Reform

    Dbq on American Reform

    Reform movements including religion, temperance, abolition, and womenпїЅs rights sought to expand democratic ideals in the years 1825 to 1850. However, certain movements, such as nativism and utopias, failed to show the American emphasis on a democratic society. The reform movements were spurred by the Second Great Awakening, which began in New England in the late 1790's, and would eventually spread throughout the country. The Second Great Awakening differed from the First in that people

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Dbq on Differences Between New England and Chesapeake Area

    Dbq on Differences Between New England and Chesapeake Area

    Two unique societies were constructed by people of common origin. These English colonists immigrated to the New World for either economic prosperity or religious freedom. During colonization, two regions were formed, New England and the Chesapeake Bay area. The two contrasting societies of New England and Chesapeake region were the results of diversity of: social and family structure; health and living conditions; economy; religion and beliefs; and government policies. As stated in Document A, unity

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Dbq on Prohibition

    Dbq on Prohibition

    DBQ The prohibition movement in the United States was very successful during the era of progressive reform, from 1900 to 1919. This is because of the social composition of the prohibitionists, their motives, strategy, and pressure-group tactics, and the relationship of prohibitionism to progressive reform. The prohibitionists attacked saloons with a passion, they appealed to women’s rights, and they tried every mean possible to keep their areas ‘dry.’ Prohibitionists consisted of a few groups of

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Edward
  • Dbq on Reform Movements

    Dbq on Reform Movements

    Reform movements including religion, temperance, abolition, and women’s rights sought to expand democratic ideals in the years 1825 to 1850. However, certain movements, such as nativism and utopias, failed to show the American emphasis on a democratic society. The reform movements were spurred by the Second Great Awakening, which began in New England in the late 1790's, and would eventually spread throughout the country. The Second Great Awakening differed from the First in that people

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Janna
  • Dbq Reform

    Dbq Reform

    Prior to 1825, many people living in the United States were denied basic rights due to their race, sex, religion, and social status, among others. These prejudices towards groups of people who were considered different led many to engage on a mission of reform. As the country became more stable politically, more concentration was placed on furthering the quality of life for all American citizens. As the reform movements became more popular, so too did

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Monika
  • Dbq Revolution

    Dbq Revolution

    Many controversial issues in the mid 1800’s, including slavery, preservation of the Union, and the rights of states, caused the division of the United States and the Civil War. One major event that began this division was the southern assault on Fort Sumter. Since the defeat of the Democrats in the 1860 election, by Abraham Lincoln, to the final withdrawal of northern troops from the South, the United States had gone through a great revolution

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    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: David
  • Dbq World War II

    Dbq World War II

    DBQ Essay World War II In 1942, American troops intervened in World War II which had started in 1939. American families in America itself were massively affected because of what was going on in the war. Because of World War that was going on, people all over the world started to have a fear of foreigners and were also afraid about Germany actually taking over the world. Americans were affected in many ways. Some of

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    Submitted: October 10, 2015 By: Blueee
  • Dbq#1: Transformation of Colonial Virginia, 1606-1700

    Dbq#1: Transformation of Colonial Virginia, 1606-1700

    The colony of Virginia was drastically changed over the century of its establishment. Early in the colonization process there were many hardships as described by George Percy (Doc. A). However, the colonists were able to alter their colony with the aid of the tobacco industry along with the use of indentured servants, and most notably slaves. The tobacco plantations and the numerous able-bodied workers were capable to create an industry in which the colonists would

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    Essay Length: 783 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Jessica
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