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  • Alien and Sedition Acts

    Alien and Sedition Acts

    The Alien and Sedition acts of 1798 were a consequence of many troubles the United States was having at the time. Just emerging into the world under President George Washington, their foreign policy was not enough to support themselves yet. The United States needed to make sure that there would be no foreign threat to them and to do so, they made a strict isolationist policy that was almost broken by the French call for

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • All About Space

    All About Space

    2001 Space Odyssey The film segment chosen was the final scene from Stanley Kubrik^s 2001 A Space Odyssey made in 1968. As the name would suggest, the film is set almost entirely in the future. Already having projected itself over 30 years into the future, it would be safe to assume that this motion picture offers a wealth of imagery and futuristic vision. It does. It is towards the end of the film, however, that

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • All Men Are Created Equal

    All Men Are Created Equal

    All men are created equal. That has been proven true in only fantasies with princesses and knights in shining armor. Even then, there are still discriminations visible the hero; always handsome, with blonde hair, stunning blue eyes, and being white is with out question. The world is full of stereotypes. If a person is black, he/she is in a gang, if he/she is Hispanic then they are automatically living under poverty and must have jumped

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: David
  • All Pravda Publications

    All Pravda Publications

    All Pravda publications concerning the switch to free-floating currencies are nothing short of supportive and optimistic. For example, in examining its own Russian economic structure, Pravda quotes First Deputy Chairman of Russia's Central Bank Oleg Vyugin: "Within several years, we need to smoothly switch to the floating exchange rate system and estimate the national currency more effectively. Strengthening of the national currency stimulates more investments in the country," Moving beyond reporting on the possibility of

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: David
  • All Quite on the Western Front

    All Quite on the Western Front

    All Quite on the Western Front The First World War, also known as Great War, is very significant event on human history. This war had such a big impact on world that many things were changed after war, including shape and size of whole eastern European countries. Erich Maria Remarque, the author of All Quite on the Western Front, fought in the First World War as a German solider where he seriously wounded. He experienced

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Monika
  • All Russia Is Burning

    All Russia Is Burning

    Victoria Walsh All Russia is Burning By: Cathy Frierson Professor Silso April 27, 2004 In Cathy Frierson's All Russia is Burning, Frierson evaluates rural fire as peasant against peasant issue in Imperial Russia. Her research redirects the historian away from usual templates of Soviet and Western scholars. These scholars had only studied these conflagrations in regards to the peasants rebellion against the nobility which ultimately lead to the Bolshevik Revolutions. Here she not only addresses

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    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • Allegory of the Cave

    Allegory of the Cave

    The Allegory of the Cave is a written dialogue between Plato's brother Glaucon and his mentor Socrates. It is presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in the seventh book of The Republic, (A 10 book dialogue written in 380 BC). Plato wants to show us that the ability of our minds is almost unaccountable for when it comes to becoming educated. Plato wants us to see that it is up to us to get

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    Submitted: February 24, 2016 By: Jesus Munoz
  • Allied and Central Powers

    Allied and Central Powers

    Allied Powers Fance has not forgotton its humiliating defeat at the hands of Germany in 1871. France was waiting for the chance to reestablish its power on the continent. France was willing to ally itself with another longtime enemy, Britain, to strengthen its hand against Germany. Great Britain had traditionally followed a policy of neutrality, which served it well. Yet some Britains were now calling for a new alliances, to counter the rising power of

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Max
  • Alsace-Lorraine

    Alsace-Lorraine

    Alsace-Lorraine The people of Alsace-Lorraine were caught in a tug of war game between Germany and France from 1871 to 1919. When the Treaty of Frankfurt officially established the German Empire’s control of Alsace-Lorraine in 1871 the people were suddenly imposed with Germanization. The German government proclamation concerning the conditions of the Treaty of Frankfurt in 1871 explained that Alsace had been restored to its rightful place, the newly founded German Empire. The Germans opinion

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Jon
  • Alternative Minimum Tax

    Alternative Minimum Tax

    Richard Thomas EK 21 - Macroeconomics Professor Bockino Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) The Alternative Minimum Tax was originally designed at targeting wealthy persons with crafty tax advisors or a plethora of tax exemptions. What it is, is an alternative tax calculation providing income tax. When this number is calculated (The AMT) you compare your regular income tax and the newly derived AMT. If the AMT is higher then your regular income tax you're paying, you're

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Amercan Civil War

    Amercan Civil War

    American Civil War No event in U.S. history evokes controversy like a discussion of the causes of The American Civil War. From old men to great authors and politicians, the argument rages on. "Slavery was the issue that hung the South and caused the Civil War." Another argument: "It was because the South seceded." Yet others argue that it was "industry" versus "agriculture" or in other words, Hamiltonians versus Jeffersonians. However, the Civil War was

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • America

    America

    The history of American religions is dominated by the presence of Christianity brought to the New World by European settlers. Columbus's discovery in 1492 marked the beginning of a massive "white" invasion that would consume the entire continent of North America over the next four centuries. Although Christianity manifested itself in countless denominations, it was, nevertheless, the umbrella under which most Europeans in America gathered. It served as common ground on which white settlers could

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Wendy
  • America as a Place of Dystopia

    America as a Place of Dystopia

    In July 1963, Bob Dylan joined Pete Seeger for a joint performance in Greenwood, Mississippi, as support to the Civil Rights Movement. The performance took place in the back of a truck, on a farm owned by black people while surrounded by police and members of the Ku Klux Klan. This act of Bob Dylan can be looked upon as somewhat of an indicator of his principals and beliefs, even though it can be said

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • America the Racist Tyrant

    America the Racist Tyrant

    America the Racist Tyrant In "The Declaration of Independence," Thomas Jefferson shows the King of Great Britain acting as a tyrant to the colonies, and Jefferson declared America to be free from Britain. In the "Letter from Birmingham Jail," Martin Luther King Jr. writes to a clergyman logically analyzing criticisms while communicating to the public his arguments. Jefferson fought for freedom and right for America. King also fought for better civil rights for his black

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Janna
  • American Airlines

    American Airlines

    American airlines is a corporation that exhibits all of the characteristics of a firm in an industry where good tactical management is the key to success. This company and its regional airline partner American eagle serve almost 250 cities around the world and operate more than 3600 daily flights. Its goal is to provide safe, dependable and friendly air transportation along with related services, making a great effort to transform any experience into a positive

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Andrew
  • American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of Rights

    American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of Rights

    Few political documents have affected the world quite like the American Declaration of Independence or the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and Citizen. The repercussions of each have had a profound effect on world history up to this point. But why did these documents have such an effect? The answer lies in the common philosophical backgrounds of the two. The writings of Rousseau, Locke and Montesquieu all contained ideas that were later used

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • American Democracy

    American Democracy

    Within the United States of America, there seems to be a consensus that this land was and is made for the free people of the earth. Most of us believe that the democracy we have in place is infallible, that nothing short of God could destroy it. And although some of us have complaints with what the government is doing, most of us believe that our voices are heard loud and clear, if only we

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Bred
  • American Dream

    American Dream

    Subsidies are payments, economic concessions, or privileges given by the government to favor businesses or consumers. In the 1930s, subsidies were designed to favor agriculture. John Steinbeck expressed his dislike of the farm subsidy system of the United States in his book, The Grapes of Wrath. In that book, the government gave money to farms so that they would grow and sell a certain amount of crops. As a result, Steinbeck argued, many people starved

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Kevin
  • American History

    American History

    Earlier before America has its independence, colonies from Europe, such as Spain, British, and French, set foot on America for many reasons such as settlement, religion expansion, wealth, etc. Two famous British colonies that also found their way in America were Virginia and New England. Virginia, the famous colony of Jamestown was the first British colony that found its way in the New World, America. This first colony was soon followed by other colonies, and

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Mike
  • American History New Deal

    American History New Deal

    The catastrophic stock market crash on October 24th, 1929 brought about widespread panic and the onset of incomparable consequences for America. From this crash, the Great Depression arose which was a long period of increased unemployment, poverty and deflation. The onset of the Depression left society blaming the government and seeking relief from the increased levels of poverty. Due to society being worried and troubled, the government, in which Republican Herbert Hoover was president, took

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Tommy
  • American Imperialism

    American Imperialism

    American Imperialism American Imperialism has been a part of United States history ever since the American Revolution. Imperialism is practice by which powerful nations or people seek to expand and maintain control or influence over weaker nations or peoples. Throughout the years there has been many instances where the Americans have taken over other people countries, almost every time we go into we have taken over a new piece of land. The Americas first taste

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: July
  • American Imperialism

    American Imperialism

    American Imperialism has been a part of United States history ever since the American Revolution. Imperialism is practice by which powerful nations or people seek to expand and maintain control or influence over weaker nations or peoples. Throughout the years there has been many instances where the Americans have taken over other people countries, almost every time we go into we have taken over a new piece of land. The Americas first taste of imperialism

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Top
  • American Mind - the Melting Pot

    American Mind - the Melting Pot

    American Mind: Diversity/The Melting Pot Megan N. Carpenter A.P. U.S. History Place Ellis Island As you move on through this essay, you'll experience Ellis Island as one of the over 12 million people who landed here, seeking to pass through this gateway to a life where hope replaced fear. Ellis Island was no more than a lot of sand in the Hudson River, located just south of Manhattan, in the 17th century. The island was

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Tommy
  • American People Series by Faith Ringgold

    American People Series by Faith Ringgold

    While Faith Ringgold has had a long and successful career, the most exciting and powerful works of art she has created were the works of the nineteen-sixties. These works illustrate such passion and raw truth of the situation she and all of the African American people of the U.S. were facing during those turbulent times. These works of art truly show the growing divide between the American dream and the reality of life for many

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    american rev 2 American Revolution By: Jaime Feal E-mail: bball44@hotmail.com Jaime Feal American History Essay Among the many complex factors that contributed to instigating the American Revolution, two stand out most clearly: England's imposition of taxation on the colonies and the failure of the British to gain consent of those being governed, along with the military measures England took on the colonists. Adding to these aforementioned factors were the religious and political legacy of the

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    While the American Revolutionaries were successful in achieving some of their aims through the revolution, it had become apparent that the post-war country they had envisioned had since failed to formulate in 1789. The ideals of equality, political freedom, liberty and a republic government were only partially achieved by Washington's inauguration. However, this was not achieved easily or immediately. Between the period 1775-1783, the revolutionaries treatment of the loyalists was a contradiction to the political

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    F&I war- British believed French provoked the war by building a chain of forts in the Ohio R. Valley, French-did it to halt the west ward growth of the brit. Colonies. GW- gov or VA sent a mall militia of GW troops, surrender to French+ N.A. on July 3, 1754, and started war Gen. Edward Braddock- in 1755 ended in defeat, 2000 GB regulars + colonial troops were routed by a smaller force of French

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Max
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a conflict between 13 British colonies in North America and their parent country, Great Britain. It was made up of two related events: the American War of Independence and the design of the American government. In 1775, the commander of British forces, General Thomas Gage, sent out troops to Concord and Lexington. The mission was to capture leaders of the rebel cause, John Hancock and Sam Adams. The rebel Paul Revere,

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    The American Revolution began for many reasons. Some long-term social, economic, and political changes in the British colonies; prior to 1750; provided the basis for and helped put America on the fast track of becoming an independent nation under its own control with its own government. America would no longer be ruled by a tyrant king thousands of miles away. A huge factor in the start of the revolution was the French and Indian War

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    AMERICAN REVOLUTION Was the American revolution revolutionary? That was the question given to us by you to discuss and decide on a position, hence position paper. Well to fully answer this you have to know what is a revolution. The dictionary states that a revolution is an attempt to overthrow of one government and its replacement with another#. There have been many revolutions in history like the Russian Revolution and Chinese. Was the American Revolution

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki

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