Essays Tagged: "us history"

The U-2 incident.

This essay is an analysis of a US History event, examined through two different sources, one being a traditional and other being a ... ional source.May - July 1960:The U-2 Airplane EpisodeIn September of 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev visited United States. During the visit, the government of the United States would not allow ... the visit, the government of the United States would not allow Khrushchev to enter Disney World because they believed that they could not provide adequate protective services in such an environment. K ...

(5 pages) 58 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Teritorial Decisions Made by the US regarding the Phillipeans

The decisions made by the US regarding the Philippines were not easy ones by any means. The US had to take into consideration ... ad to be taken into consideration when judging the fate of the Philippines. It is believed that the US's plan of action regarding the Philippines was a plan deficient in many respects the biggest of w ... espects the biggest of which was that regarding whether to give the Philippines its sovereignty.The US made many mistakes when deciding what to do with the Philippines but none of which compared to th ...

(1 pages) 124 3 3.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

John Adams.

avid Lai12/2/02History ReportPeriod 6"John Adams"John Adams was one of the most remarkable minds in US history. He had played huge roles in the early development of our country, and had a great impact ... e roles in the early development of our country, and had a great impact on creating what is now our US constitution. Among the many remarkable achievements Adams had accomplished were two terms as vic ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.0 May/2003

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

History of how relationships amongst people of different races has been scorned and looked down upon almost as being unlawful and unethical.

"Deep in us this fascination with the exotic other--" states Daniela Gioseffi in her poem The Exotic Enemy (4 ... d unethical. Antimiscegenation Laws have been passed, modified, appealed, and reasserted throughout US history dating back to the late 1600's until recently (1987). These laws were used to prevent any ... erracial dating. Why do people continue to be involved with others outside of there race? Is it because of curiosity, like the poem by Gioseff suggests? Or can a real interracial relationship thrive i ...

(5 pages) 84 0 2.2 Oct/2003

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

Manifest Destiny+ The American Pageant. The AP history book

rison contracted pneumonia and died after 4 weeks of being in office(shortest administration in the US history)*John Tyler: Virginia gentleman he had left Jacksonian Democracy due to J's dictatorial t ... which was also vetoed Tyler was disliked very much he was formally expelled from his party by a caucus of the Whig congressmen, effigies of him were burned, and his entire cabinet resigned as a body e ...

(7 pages) 90 0 4.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Reconstruction of 1862-1914.

The purpose of this essay is to discuss and analyze the main historical trends in the US history from 1870 to 1914. It will show how Rec ... ern nation state. After the Civil War, the Republicans had led congress and have discouraged the industrial and commercial development and also the western expansion. But in 1865 the northern victory ... e western expansion. But in 1865 the northern victory have restore the union and accelerated the industrial revolution in which was not only a phenomenon it also transformed rural life as well. The re ...

(5 pages) 110 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Broken Promises

ing of the presidential votes, on December 12, 2000 in a 5-4 decision. This assured that George W. Bush would win the election and allowed the U.S. Supreme Court to steal the election from U.S. citize ... U.S. Supreme Court to steal the election from U.S. citizens and simply hand the presidency over to Bush, a conservative Republican like the five judges. Bush stole the Florida election with the help o ...

(3 pages) 57 2 4.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

This is a 2 part essay about Howard Zinn and Robert Royal Commenting on each others opinions about Christopher Columbus and the Arawak Nation

Zinn EssayPeriod 3 US History APA nation founded on the slaughter of innocent people will never admit what they did was ... hat such events ever took place. They will even go as far as to tell their children that the murderous tyrants of old were heroes and how they brought peace and prosperity. They will preach of how a n ... tion is America. These people were the Arawak, Iroquois, Cherokee, Powhatan, Pequot, and Wampanoag just to name a few. The tyrants were Spanish explorers, English settlers, and the American people. An ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Was America ever really isolationist?

tionists define it as "the avoidance of all alliances or participation in world affairs outside the USA in favour of a concentration on the internal prosperity and security of the USA" . Therefore iso ... rs c1919-1939. However an isolationist stance was not unique to this period but dates back to being used as an undefined policy by Presidents like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe. ...

(9 pages) 139 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Looking Backward on the Progressive Era- compares the movements of the progressive era with Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward... Highest grade in my class awesome paper

Yelena FilipchukA.P. US HistoryLooking Backward on the Progressive EraProgressivism was a period of American history in w ... o Washington D.C. The lower and middle classes joined together to demanded changes in areas such a businesses and trusts, labor, and social conditions. Although the name and many of its goals make it ... looking movement, the Progressive movement actually championed conservatism and return to a pre-industrialization political and social systems. The capitalist society that developed during this time ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Great Depression: Effects and Solutions

IntroductionThe Great Depression was probably the most devastating economic catastrophe in US history. As the 1920s went on, many grave problems threatened the economy. Despite the fact that ... hat some people became rich, many others could barely scrape up an adequate living. Many important businesses struggled. Consumers were stuck with deep debts. As the 1930s approached, it was clear tha ...

(4 pages) 292 1 4.6 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > The Great Depression

Short Essay Answers on Native American Works and Authors

from New Mexico. They are all Pueblo Native Americans. The main character in Silko's Ceremony has just returned from World War II as a former prisoner of war. The rest of the book deals with his pain ... This is a display of their culture. The oral tradition is vital to the Native American culture because it was how they communicated and also entertained one another. It is very much apart of what the ...

(1 pages) 77 4 1.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Woodstock Report. Term paper

most amazing and interesting to happen in a small town in upstate New York. At the time Woodstock just happened. People organized it, but what actually happened no one expected. People have tried to ... ized it, but what actually happened no one expected. People have tried to imitate Woodstock but because of the state that the world is in, it has never and unless things drastically change, will never ...

(14 pages) 52 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

U.S History and Government: Landmark Supreme Court Cases.

This straightforward quote can be associated to the Supreme Court and their decisions affecting our US History today. Supreme Court decisions become the "law of the land" and, as such have far-reachin ... "law of the land" and, as such have far-reaching consequences for American society. The Court tells us, through their interpretation of the Constitution the meaning of our protections and restrictions ...

(4 pages) 70 0 1.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

The Consent Decree and its change of Florida's Education System.

required districts to take action in overcoming language barriers that students faced that often caused problems with equal participation within education programs. One of the most important acts in ... ciency exam to find out where they stood. For those students who scored below a certain percentile, usually the 32nd, they were determined to be an LEP student. Parents were also given the option to p ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Hurricane Andrew

the United States is averaged to be near 25 billion, making Andrew the most expensive hurricane in US history. The storm struck southern Dade County, Florida, the hardest with violent winds and storm ... ane. Andrew had a pressure that is the third lowest this century for a hurricane at landfall in the US. In Dade County alone, the forces of Andrew resulted in 15 deaths and up to 250 thousand people l ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


US History Colonial Wethersfield, Connecticut Throughout the history of the American colonies, there ... them some freedom to govern themselves after they had met the criteria. Another major change that caused an increase in democracy was the number of men who could vote. As seen in Document G, the numbe ... trying to give equal rights to all of the people in the town, which is a step towards democracy. Housing also played a part in the social structure of the town. As seen in Document E, the people had ...

(5 pages) 16 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Main Causes Of The Great Depression And How FDR's New Deal Helped The US Out Of It

er Franklin Delano Roosevelt and his "New Deal"� The Great Depression was the worst point in US history, which spread over virtually the entire industrialized world. The Depression started in 1 ... ed about a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the differences in wealth throughout the 1920's, ...

(7 pages) 62 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Biography Of Samuel Adams

Honors US History I- Period C Biographical Sketch on Samuel Ad ... Biographical Sketch on Samuel AdamsSamuel Adams was born on September 27, 1722 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the cousin of John Adams, who would soon become the second president of the United St ... 1740, and soon after he became a flourishing merchant, clerk, and a law student. Sometimes things just don't work out, and that happened to Samuel. He had troubles with his occupations, so he took up ...

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History