Category: History American

<p>Vietnam: The War We Should Have Won</p> <p>Essay submitted by Chris Styduhar</p> <p>The Vietnam War is one of the most disgraceful periods in American history. Not only</p> <p>did the greatest superpower in the world get bested by an almost third-world nation,</p> <p>but we lost badly. Perhaps this war could have been won, or even prevented in the</p> <p>first place. The United States could have and…

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<p>Vietnam War was fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975. The war was between North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) versus the United States and the South Vietnamese army. It eventually divided into two parts, North and South Vietnam. The United States was incorporated with the south. The United States became involved in the Vietnam war because it believed that if all the…

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<p>From Village to City Over the years of history, there have been many civilizations. We will look at the earliest of all civilizations</p> <p>known to man. From Village to City began in 8000BC and spanned all the way into 3000BC. Throughout this report we will</p> <p>look at the 6 key features of this civilization as outlined in our classroom discussions, and hope to convey what…

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War ofterm paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>War of 1812</p> <p>Essay submitted by Skippy</p> <p>War of 1812, conflict between the United States and Great Britain from 1812 to 1815.</p> <p>Fought over the maritime rights of neutrals, it ended inconclusively.</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Over the course of the French revolutionary and the Napoleonic wars between France</p> <p>and Great Britain (1793-1815), both belligerents violated the maritime rights of neutral</p> <p>powers. The United States, endeavoring to market…

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<p>Was Colonial Culture Uniquely American?</p> <p>Essay submitted by Unknown</p> <p>"Was Colonial Culture Uniquely American?"</p> <p>"There were never, since the creation of the world, two cases exactly parallel."</p> <p>Lord Chesterfield, in a letter to his son, February 22nd, 1748.</p> <p>Colonial culture was uniquely American simply because of the unique factors associated</p> <p>with the development of the colonies. Never before had the conditions that tempered</p> <p>the colonists…

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<p>Thoreau and King, Jr.</p> <p>Essay submitted by Anonymous</p> <p>There are times throughout the history of the United States when its citizens have felt</p> <p>the need to revolt against the government. There were such cases during the time of</p> <p>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Henry David Thoreau, when there was unfair</p> <p>discrimination against the Afro-American community and Americans refusing to pay poll</p> <p>taxes to support…

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<p>The 20th century saw the dawn of the progressive movement. In addition to their sometimes-radical views on institutional reform the group also advocated prohibition, or the outlawing of alcoholic beverages. The success of this movement is based upon many factors. The strength and commitment of its leaders was a big part of it. Prohibition proved to have a negative effect on society rather than its…

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<p>To Be A Slave</p> <p>Essay submitted by Anonymous</p> <p>The only things that come to my mind when I think of slavery and of the book To be a</p> <p>Slave are either misunderstanding or very negative. During the slavery years, African</p> <p>people were subjected to some of the worst treatments of the history of this planet.</p> <p>They were forced to work for white people as slaves,…

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<p>Introduction</p> <p>Watergate was the name of the biggest political scandal in United States history. It included various illegal activities constructed to help President Richard Nixon win reelection in the 1972 presidential elections. Watergate included burglary, wire tapping, violations of campaign financing laws, and sabotage and attempted use of government agencies to harm political opponents. It also involved a cover-up of conduct. There were about 40…

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<p>Trail Of Tears</p> <p>Essay submitted by Tom V.</p> <p>On September 15, 1830, at Little Dancing Rabbit Creek, the Chiefs of the Choctaw</p> <p>Nation and representatives of the U.S. met to discuss the impact of a bill recently</p> <p>passed by the Congress of the U.S. This bill, with all the same good intentions of those</p> <p>today who believe they know better than we how to conduct…

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