Essays Tagged: "United States History"

What I Wouldn't Give. Macbeth in real life.

It is real life. It is the circumstances that surrounded one of the most surreal periods of time in United States history. It is the situation surrounding the assassination of one of the US's most rev ... the murder after many arguments. He does this to satisfy his craving for power.The President of the United States is the most powerful man in the world today. This is why he is also in more danger tha ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 Mar/1995

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

Examination of the Declaration of Independence as both a historical document and as revolutionary propaganda

The Declaration of Independence is one of the most renowned and beloved documents in United States history. Even today, people cherish their "unalienable rights" as symbols of America a ... nd foreign aid that the Declaration helped to secure.In later years, the grand rhetoric changed the United States' democratic structure. The assertions that "all men are created equal" and are entitle ... ountry. The rights and responsibilities that America gained through the declaration have shaped the United States into the free and equitable democracy we enjoy today.

(2 pages) 159 0 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

'The world today seems to be going crazy. Speaks of 'The Unabomber's Manifesto'

tch heads ignited and the mysterypackage exploded. This event sparked the 'most expensive manhunt inUnited States history, ultimately costing upward to $50 million' (Douglas,31). The reasoning behind ... ned woodworker.Bombs were fashioned with 2 x 4's to look like a pile of debris. A bomb wasmailed to United Airlines president Percy Wood, who lived in Lake forest.One bomb was packaged inside the nove ...

(12 pages) 84 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Essay on Martin Luther King and Frederick Douglass

ons, especially between blacks and whites, have always been aproblematic and fiery issue throughout United States' history. Frederick Douglass was aself-taught black man who wrote about his experience ...

(4 pages) 123 0 3.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism


The 1930's were a critical time in United States history. America was in the worst depression in history. There were two presidents who ... ble would strike. This trouble was the Wall Street crash of October 1929.The 'crash' would lead the United States into the worst depression in its history. Hoover would refuse to enable the resources ... constitutional powers. The US Supreme Court ruled that the NRA was unconstitutional in Schechter v. United States on the basis that code-drafting was unconstitutional.More programs of the New Deal wer ...

(6 pages) 58 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Assassination of Joseph Smith

e few truly American religions, his death, classified as murder or justice, created a sound dent in United States history. The events leading to, during, and after his assassination not only affect me ... is assassination not only affect members of the Mormon church, but they also affect the face of the United States today.Before his assassination, the Mormon leader, Joseph Smith, faced many struggles ...

(9 pages) 76 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Document Based Essay Question describing the Great Depression. Summary and how it affected the US - problems we faced and how they were resolved

The Great Depression was the worst economic slump in United States history. It affected not only the United States, but also other countries worldwide. I ... apparently an illusion. In October 1929, the stock market crashed. This financial disaster sunk the United States economy into great turmoil. This period of suffering and despair became known as the G ... uilding projects to push some money into the economy. He suspended World War I debt payments to the United States by the European nations. As a last resort, he set up the Reconstruction Finance Corpor ...

(8 pages) 223 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Most Significant Events during 1789-1975 - Gives a vivid persepective of the sixteen most important events during 1789-1975 in much detail from different perspectives.

After a review of United States' history from 1789 to 1975, I haveidentified what I believe are the sixteen most signi ... ical implications on this period in history. From aneconomic perspective it doubled the size of the United States at a price ofonly fifteen million dollars. It allowed settlement beyond the Mississipp ... e MississippiRiver in a territory that was rich in minerals and natural resources. Iteliminated the United States' long struggle for control of the MississippiRiver and its outlet to the sea, and as J ...

(32 pages) 575 0 3.1 Sep/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln the Man. What were his achievements?

Abraham Lincoln is considered by most people to be the greatest political figure in United States history. He was elected to Presidency on February 11, 1861, during very difficult time ... m and most importantly slavery. Abraham Lincoln demonstrates to the people that as President of the United States he can make a big difference in the world regarding these human rights issues. His cha ... the Constitution, which stated that all people are equal and that slavery must be eliminated in the United States" (Whitehouse Articles). Lincoln's amendment guaranteed freedom to all slaves across th ...

(3 pages) 131 0 3.1 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Dilemma in the Workplace - The Enron Corporation. Includes background on the company, key problems and issues, who was affected, and evaluations and solutions. 3,010 words. Greatly detailed.

s leading energy companies. In December 2001, Enron filed the largest corporate bankruptcy claim in United States history. The collapse led to investigations of both Enron and Arthur Andersen, an acco ... s later. InterNorth also helped build the Northern Border Pipeline to link Canadian fields with the United States markets. (, 2002)Houston Natural Gas (HNG) formed in 1925 as a South Texas n ...

(12 pages) 1229 4 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Micheal Hunt's Lyndon Johnson's War.

HIST 1112: United States History IIStudy Guide for Michael Hunt's Lyndon Johnson's WarGeneral QuestionsWhat is ... le? Whom or what doesHunt blame for the war?While looking at the history of the French and previous United States Presidents involvement with Vietnam, President Johnson decisions to escalated this war ... not have the desire to defeat the north.Are there any lessons from Vietnam that are relevant to the United States in the post-Cold War era?My opinion is that there must be an understanding of history ...

(16 pages) 131 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


I know that they may have originated in the Far East. I also know that we use them to celebrate our United States history, but I'm not quite sure why. One more thing that I'm quite sure of is that fir ... ated and what its purpose was. I would also like to know why we celebrate the Fourth of July in the United States by setting of these illuminating marvels. On a more technical level, I would like to k ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Vietnam War.

The Vietnam WarThe Vietnam War was the longest war in United States history. It lasted from 1957 to 1975. The U.S. got involved in this war to stop commun ... part of Vietnam and a democratic section in the southern part of Vietnam. The North allied with the United States and the South allied with Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, and Th ... alia, New Zealand, the Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand. During Kennedy's administration, the United States sent many troops and advisers to the North. On April 30th, 1975, South Vietnam surrend ...

(7 pages) 59 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Louisiana Purchase.

Several great American Statesmen were pivotal in shaping and molding the government of the United States. History has since forgotten some of these founding fathers. The ones remembered throu ... ent that we look to as he faced one of his greatest dilemmas. Jefferson, the third President of the United States, remembered primarily for two great accomplishments: he authored the Declaration of In ...

(20 pages) 143 3 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Legalized Discrimination in America this paper is about how affirmative action is a form of legalized discrimination towards whites in the United states.

United States history is filled with discrimination and injustice. Many Americans have fought for eq ... ination and should be abolished.For years minority groups have fought for their civil rights in the United States. African Americans, Native Americans, women and the disabled have won numerous civil r ... ority people get an advantage over white males when it comes to receiving education and jobs in the United States. Affirmative action discriminates against the majority of the United States population ...

(4 pages) 204 1 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Reconstruction of 1862-1914.

s in the US history from 1870 to 1914. It will show how Reconstruction was a period of 1862-1870 in United States history during and after the American Civil War in which attempts were made to solve t ... pushed aside. These also cause the clash between Indians and America people. The development of the United States began with the abandonment of the Jeffersonian dream and then began to build upon the ...

(5 pages) 110 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Title - The Emancipation Proclamation. This essay provides the actual reasons and real effects of the Emancipation Proclamation on the matter of slavery.

d nearly a century ago, the Emancipation Proclamation is one of the most revolutionary documents in United States history. During the 19th century, the United States was one of the few countries in th ... es, sexes, and religions are created equal.Human slavery was the focus of political conflict in the United States from the 1830's to the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861. Abraham Lincoln, the Republi ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

1918 Influenza Epidemic in America.

our arsenals are full of bombs and that our shelters are stocked with food. One major threat to the United States right now is bio-terrorism. By looking at past epidemic situations, we can see to what ... a bio-terrorism incident. The 1918 influenza epidemic is one of the most devastating epidemics in United States' history is the 1918 influenza epidemic. Twenty-five percent of Americans were infecte ...

(6 pages) 64 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Donner Party" Analysis of Events

the quickest or easiest way is not always the right way.Westward expansion was a monumental time in United States history. The 2000 mile trek was becoming almost common place. The Donner party became ...

(1 pages) 29 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

An in depth look at 3 American Presidents: Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover. This essay describes these 3 presidents and how they impacted america during their presidencies.

very unlucky presidency, and turned out to be considered one of the least successful presidents in United States history. Calvin Coolidge however on the other hand managed to fit into the pro-busines ... ary of State urged that no more warshipsbe built for ten years and that the five major naval powers-United States, GreatBritain, Japan, France, and Italy eliminate many of their largest warships. At t ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers