Civil War Amendments
For four long years, a war raged on, a war being fought for the freedom of slaves. These men and women were held in bondage and seen as property by their owners. Brothers fought against brothers, to preserve the union, … Continued
Critique of The Birth of the Republic
In his book, The Birth of the Republic, Edmund S. Morgan puts forth an account of the quarter century span, from 1763-1789, in which the American Republic was born. This work provides a detailed description of what historians call “The … Continued
AP US History Chapter 11
In 1850, he had come upon and quickly improved a sewing machine similar to one patented in 1856 by Elias Howe. Elias Howe sued Isaac Singer for patent infringement and won in 1854 Since Singer lost, he had to pay … Continued
The Westward Movement: Manifest Destiny
The Westward Movement was during the time period of the 1800’s. The Westward movement was also known as the Westward Expansion. There was no single cause to lead the US westward. Instead there was Just the notion that America should … Continued
AP government research project
The first amendment of the constitution of the United States protects our right to freedom of speech. However, the freedom to speak should not entitle the speaker to purposely hurt another person by revealing private matters or spreading rumors and … Continued
Congress Paper
This Senate simulation will place students in the role of a senator. The main goal of this simulation is to pass various bills and get the President to sign them into law. The process in which a bill becomes a … Continued
Americanized or Europeanized?
Do I see American sports becoming more Europeanized or the European Sports becoming more Americanized? In my opinion everything comes down to making money. I feel if a sport is popular then someone will find a way to make money … Continued
A history of the Government of the Philippines
The Philippines has been governed by the Spaniards based on its discovery giving Spain a title to the Philippines. The discovery was made by Ferdinand Magellan in 1 521 . Magellan landed on the island of Cebu, claiming the lands … Continued
Interpreting the American Dream
The American Dream” Today, many people immigrate to the United States of America hoping for a better life; searching for the American Dream, equality, freedom, and trying to achieve goals. The American Dream is the pursuit of prosperity and an … Continued
Mascots
What is a controversial mascot? Controversial is defined by the online Merriam- Webster Dictionary as “relating to or causing much discussion, disagreement, or argument” (“Controversial”). What is meant when one says “controversial mascots,” is a mascot that resembles a person, … Continued
Education and Equality
This article discusses various lawsuits filed as advocates try to advance the cause of equal funding for education in the U. S. Demetrio Rodriguez began his fight for reform in 1969 as the chief plaintiff in a suit against the … Continued
Chapter 5 Classwork Solutions
Otto and Fiona are negotiating the terms of their divorce. Otto has agreed to transfer property to Fiona over the next two years, but he has reserved the right to make cash payments in lieu of property transfers. Will tax … Continued
Chapter 17
He was an American military officer, explorer, and politician who became the first candidate of the anti-slavery Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. Manifest Destiny Was the widely held belief that American settlers were destined … Continued
Latino Assimilation to American Culture
The Struggle with the American ‘Melting Pot’ The year is 1776. In an act of defiance of the oppressive rule of the powerful nation of Great Britain, the political leaders of the British-American colonies sign into existence the United States … Continued
Review of Cogliano’s Revolutionary America
After having a thorough read through of Francis Coglianofi book detailing The American Revolution, I feel that he provides a refreshing look at that period of time, giving the reader an engaging and easily accessible look at early colonial times … Continued
Mobility essay
The Unites States is the land of opportunities where people pursuit the American dream to have a better life. American life is built on the faith that it is possible to rise from humble origins to economic heights. In that … Continued
Argentinean crisis 1999-2001 economic project
In 1999 – 2001 , Argentina experienced one of the worst economic crises in their history. GDP output fell tremendously, inflation skyrocketed, high unemployment, the government default in its debt, the banking system was almost about to collapse, and the … Continued
The Latino Americans
Summary of the video “Episode 2: Empire of Dreams” The video talks about the Latinos in the United States. It tells us about the history of the Latino Americans, about the Cubans, the Puerto Ricans, and the Mexican. They think … Continued
Martin luther king
The purpose of this letter was to explain the goals of these nonviolent demonstrations and the letter is directed to the white clergymen who had criticized these demonstrations and also called him an outsider and troublemaker. Chronological and Topical Scope: … Continued
Manifest Destiny
These sources include Tecumseh’s Appeal to the Osages, where Tecumseh tries to unite dozens of Indian tribes against the United States expansion efforts, Black Hawks Encroachment by White Settlers, where Black Hawk, a Sac Indian ar chief, conveys his life … Continued
AP Government study guide
Following the French and Indian War, Parliament placed the Sugar Act of 1764 on the colonies to pay for the expenses of the Seven Years War. This tax on goods such as sugar and coffee created great upset among the … Continued
Eighteenth Century British Colonies
The population of the 13 colonies Jumped from about one-twentieth to about one-third of Britain’s population. In the eighteenth century, the settlers that increased the population immigrated from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales, and Germany. Also, in Colonial America, there was … Continued
The Controversial Issues of Latinas
The Controversial Issues of Latinas Each year Latinos make the big Journey to the United States. They usually settle for the first low paying Jobs, which are offered to them resulting in not moving up the corporate ladder. This consequently … Continued
Prohibition DBQ
Prohibition DBQ The prohibition movement occurred during the era of progressive reform. The Eighteenth Amendment and its accompanying act, the Volstead Act, brought about the ideas of the prohibitionists. Though there were some negatives setbacks to the prohibition movement, the … Continued
Inception Of Bretton Woods
The Bretton Woods system is commonly understood to refer to the international monetary regime that prevailed from the end of World War II until the early 1970s. Taking its name from the site of the 1944 conference that created the … Continued
Walmart case, Introduction to international business
Considering the statement: ‘Hey we are in Germany, isn’t that great? to be true. We do think Wal-Mart overestimated the transferability of its FSAs. However, Wal-Mart’s main reason for failing is the underestimation of the differences between the us-market and … Continued
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: An Investment Itself? “Race is a cultural construct, but one with deadly social causes and consequences” (Lipsitz 2). In his book, The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit From Identity Politics, George Lipsitz … Continued
Effect of Immigration
Effect of Immigration Our communities are made up of so many different cultures, in our own group of friends we probably have Hispanics, African Americans, Asians and the list goes on and on. Our country is made up of so … Continued
Death penalty
The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is an execution used as a punishment on someone convicted of a capital crime. There are several ways in which these executions have been or are being made. The most common is … Continued