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  • The Change of the Colonies

    The Change of the Colonies

    Between the settlement at Jamestown in 1607 and the Treaty of Paris in 1763, the most important change that occurred in the colonies was the extension of British ideals far beyond the practice in England itself. Changes in religion, economics, politics and social structures illustrate this Americanization of the transplanted

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    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 13, 2011
  • The Chesapeake

    The Chesapeake

    uring the late 16th century and into the 17th century, European nations rapidly colonized the newly discovered Americas. England in particular sent out numerous groups to the eastern coast of North America to two regions. These two regions were known as the Chesapeake and the New England areas. Later, in

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    Essay Length: 982 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 17, 2011
  • The Civil Rights

    The Civil Rights

    Shanee Johnson Lois Roskoski Abstract Shanee has decided to write a summary on civil rights. She talks about how important the civil rights is and has impacted the world. She talks a little bit about the first ten amendments. Shanee is explaining how the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth amendment in

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    Essay Length: 739 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2011
  • The Civil Rights Bill Rhetorical Analysis

    The Civil Rights Bill Rhetorical Analysis

    The Civil Rights Bill Rhetorical Analysis Through his use of pathos, ethos, and logos, George Wallace presents a convincing argument against the Civil Rights Bill. Throughout his speech, Wallace attacks the bill and claims that it is "a fraud, a sham, and a hoax." His use of pathos during the

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    Essay Length: 971 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 18, 2011
  • The Civil Rights Movement

    The Civil Rights Movement

    Title - The Civil Rights Movement (A Web Project) Subject - Social Science Grade Level - High School Lesson Plan: The Civil Rights Movement (A Web Project) Objectives: The students' will: I. gain a general historical understanding of the events of the Civil Rights Movement and its context in African-American

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    Essay Length: 998 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 11, 2011
  • The Civil War - Trial by Fire

    The Civil War - Trial by Fire

    TRIAL BY FIRE The Civil War pitted a country against itself and we were forever changed by this war. Brothers who had been on opposite sides of the war took up arms against each other and on the battlefield were seen as enemies and may not have made it back

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    Essay Length: 729 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2012
  • The Code of Hammurabi

    The Code of Hammurabi

    Primary source analysis 1 The Code of Hammurabi Translated by L. W. King The codification of Hammurabi established by King Hammurabi had an ostensibly harsh and uncommon arrangement of penalization. Notwithstanding the number of differences in penalization, there are important similarities between our laws today and Hammurabi's code of

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    Essay Length: 644 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 19, 2017
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    The Cold War was the almost 50 year rift between the Soviet Union and the United States of America. It started in the mid 40's after WWII had left Europe in shambles. Because of the defeat of Hitler and Germany in WWII, Russia and the USA were both in superpower

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    Essay Length: 2,576 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2011
  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    Darren Phothiraj The Cold War The Cold War is the term used to describe the rivalry between to United States and the Soviet Union. The war started on September 2, 1945 and ended in December 26, 1991. There were many negative results that the war created. Such as, the Korean

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    Essay Length: 654 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2011
  • The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The colonists had a highly developed sense of identity and unity as Americans by the eve of the revolution, but it took longer to attain colonial unity than a distinct identity. Many of the colonies were envious or suspicious of each other, which delayed colonial unity. These small barriers were

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    Essay Length: 769 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2011
  • The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The colonists had a highly developed sense of identity and unity as Americans by the eve of the revolution, but it took longer to attain colonial unity than a distinct identity. Many of the colonies were envious or suspicious of each other, which delayed colonial unity. These small barriers were

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    Essay Length: 769 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2011
  • The Columbian Exchange

    The Columbian Exchange

    Robin GILZO History 1301 The Columbian Exchange Christopher Columbus's discovery of the Caribbean led to the discovery of a sea bridge connecting the eastern and western hemispheres, which led to the eventual discover of the New World. Around 1492 Europeans began to trade technological ideas, agriculture products, slave labor, and

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    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2012
  • The Computer Has It Done More Harm Than Good for the American Child

    The Computer Has It Done More Harm Than Good for the American Child

    Since the evolution of technology, there have been many advances in phones, television, and most of all computers. They have all done very good for this generation and generations to come, but there is also a lot of harm that comes with all of these advances in technology, especially computers.

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    Essay Length: 1,185 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2011
  • The Concept of Feminism

    The Concept of Feminism

    Assignment Term Paper Deadline June 31, 2011 Points - The concept of feminism. Points to be considered: ΓΌ Women were, for a long time isolated; they were not allowed to participate in politics or business- there main purpose was to take care of their family members. Now, its a new

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 3, 2011
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution

    The Constitution Our Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. The Constitution is the framework for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government with the states, citizens and all people within the United States. The Constitution is said to have

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    Essay Length: 804 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2011
  • The Constitution Case

    The Constitution Case

    I chose to write about why the Constitution was created. To me this is an important aspect of history because even today we still use this as a basis for maintaining laws and rights. Written in 1787 and ratified in 1789 the Constitution is mainly a guideline we use to

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    Essay Length: 1,014 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2012
  • The Constitution Case

    The Constitution Case

    During the 1780's and the 1790's two groups with differing ideologies, the anti federalists and the federalist, fought over whether The Constitution should be ratified. The two group's backgrounds helped shape The Constitution and led to many of the ideologies from the articles of confederation being included in The Constitution.

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    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2012
  • The Constitution of the United States of America

    The Constitution of the United States of America

    The Constitution of the United States of America The Constitution of the United States is the seven articles that are the framework of our government and was created to ensure the rights and responsibilities of all citizens. The Constitution has been described as a living, breathing document since it is

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    Essay Length: 2,835 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2012
  • The Constitutional Amendment Process

    The Constitutional Amendment Process

    The Constitutional Amendment Process The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived from Article V of the Constitution. After Congress proposes an amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who heads the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification

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    Essay Length: 695 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2012
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis was mainly started by two countries in 1962, one of them the USSR (Russia) and the other being the USA. A Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, was worried about the fact that the US had nuclear missiles only 150 miles away in Turkey, short work for a

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    Essay Length: 1,739 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2012
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