Essays Tagged: "New Territories"

Can the United States Justify the Civil War

e United States, especially as advocated by southern slaveholders who wished to extend slavery into new territories.' This explanation was transcribed from the World Book Encyclopedia's dictionary. It ... iased statement we can trace the first uprising of a separate group of people yearning to break the newly formed bond of the great United States.Before and during the Mexican War, the people who were ...

(4 pages) 81 0 2.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Articles of Confederation

otiated a favorable end to the war in the Treaty of Paris, and created a model for the admission of new territories courtesy of the Northwest Ordinance. Nonetheless, it was much too weak to give the n ...

(2 pages) 56 0 5.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Republican Party

the party states its abhorrence for slavery and declares that slavery should not be instituted into new territories, but it never tries to outlaw it from Southern states.'That the normal conditions of ... d abolitionist Republicans in Congress to clash with President Andrew Johnson over the passage of a new Freedmen's Bureau bill and a Civil Rights Act. This clash signified a division between the old R ...

(2 pages) 71 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Should Huck Finn be taught in the classroom? Twain was not a racist; he was simply exposing racism in his novel, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.

they also stand by and allow the Mexican War to be ignored because slavery would be allowed in the new territories? If these objections were heeded, then our schools would also be forced to eliminate ... ulting Jim or other blacks by using that word, they were simply calling them by the only word they knew to describe them. More than likely, it is hard for younger children to grasp this. Thus, the boo ...

(3 pages) 182 3 4.2 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Territorial Expansion in the United States From 1800-1850

ea to shining sea and maybe even farther. But it was the issue of the expansion of slavery into the new territories that pitted the North against the South and split our nation apart.The first real cr ... tate. The extension of slavery so far north and the threat of further expansion of slavery into all new territories of the U.S. created havoc in Congress. In February 1819, Congressman James Tallmadge ...

(3 pages) 122 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

America's Expansion in the 1800s

Mexican cessions. These expansions had a large impact on national unity. The question of slavery in new territories caused national disunity; however as the nation expanded in areas not suitable for s ... sitive effect on national unity. Acquiring this land was very important, because with the land came New Orleans and thus the mouth of the Mississippi. In fact, it was the expectation that only New Orl ...

(3 pages) 98 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Lincoln: Justified or Tyrant?

r fears came to a head when Republican President Lincoln was elected president. His promise that no new territories would be allowed to have slaves gave the north control politically. The resulting se ...

(2 pages) 46 2 3.8 Apr/2004

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

Imperialism and how it best served the united states

United States also got Portorico, and the Panama Canal which also increased trade rapidly. In these new territories, the Platt Amendment was installed, which forced the territories to trade with and h ... war with France, Cuba and all the other territories would help.Lastly the United States introduced new ways of trade. It installed the Platt Amendment, the Roosevelt Corollary, and China from the ope ...

(1 pages) 55 0 1.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

In a complete essay trace from the 3/5ths compromise to the start of the civil war.

d South, with their opposing views remained in a stalemate position until Western Expansion brought new territories, and the question of whether these were to be slave or free. This changed the balanc ... e states above the geographic division of 36'30, with the exception of Maryland, abolished slavery. New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania were the last three states to do so. There was a multitude of ...

(6 pages) 87 1 4.0 May/2004

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

Why did the Southern states secede in 1861?

drafting of the constitution. Tension increased during the 1850s, over the right to hold slaves in new territories. The Wilmot Proviso of 1846, roused bitter hostilities, and violent debate turned to ... ould be seen to be the raid on Harpers Ferry by John Brown and the election of Abraham Lincoln. "On news of Lincoln's election, South Carolina (site of nullification fight in 1830s) secedes"The southe ...

(7 pages) 63 0 4.7 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Julius Caesar.

and an army. From these posts it was possible to, with the help of an army at your command, conquer new territories and so gain triumph and the pleasure of knowing that your name will be remembered fo ... ny revolts and small-scale rebellions, which the Roman army dealt with easily. However, the Romans knew that if ever the Gallic tribes formed an alliance, it would not be so easy.One tribal prince, Ce ...

(12 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

The Articles of Confederation

otiated a favorable end to the war in the Treaty of Paris, and created a model for the admission of new territories courtesy of the Northwest Ordinance. Nonetheless, they were far too weak to give the ... of its most successful elements The Articles allowed expansion and created an admission process for new states. Another successful point was in the allocation of equal votes in Congress for each state ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

More People?

rope as well as many other countries who wished to start a life with different opportunities in the New World. There are a couple reasons why immigration was encouraged in the US during the late 1400s ... ncouraged in the US during the late 1400s and all throughout the centuries after. "The discovery of new territories overseas widened the opportunities of people to move. They had all kinds of new area ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Terraforming Mars: This essay discusses the possible consequences, pros, and cons of terraforming Mars for human living

years to come before we actually launch. Second, the possible benefit of spin-off (The transfer of new NASA technology to U.S. consumers) is too great to ignore. The new technology that will be devel ... at to ignore. The new technology that will be developed from the research for the Mars trip and the new technology that could develop from researching the physics of Mars or finding new resources on M ...

(5 pages) 29 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Transition between Rome the Republic and Rome the Empire

ated to dominate a Republic and not a large empire, which became a problem when Rome conquered many new territories because the magistrates could not keep up with it. This is the beginning of the idea ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

19th Century American Expansion

insured that products from the rich farming regions of the mid-west could travel down the river to New Orleans. Jefferson arranged for the Louisiana Purchase from France in 1803 for $15 million, a le ... 7 were crucial to the growth of the American economy. This was the time of the western expansion to new territories for development. With a chance to prosper from new land early settlers migrated out ...

(5 pages) 162 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

U.S. COnstitution

The U.S. Constitution created a new type of government- federalism, which divided power between the state and national government. D ... on constitutional compromises. In the South, Southerners insisted that slavery be permitted in the new territories. They felt that slavery in the territories was only legal if Congress didn't have th ... abor in the territories. Some sided with Abraham Lincoln and how they wanted to stops its spread to new territories but they felt that the Constitution protected slavery where it already existed. The ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Rise Of Modern Europe

In the times before and during the transition from medieval Europe to the Renaissance, many new ideas and philosophies were introduced. The rise and fall of feudalism, the development of new t ... was change. Little by little, through learning from its mistakes while at the same time addressing new issues, 16th and 17th century Europe defined itself as a leading world power. The three most pro ...

(3 pages) 34 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Dred Scott Research Paper

During the 1850’s, the expansion of slavery in America was a major issue as new territories were applying for statehood. The issue concerning the fate of these territories led ... send shockwaves across the nation and shed a repugnant reputation for all proslavery Democrats.In a New York Times article dating March 9, 1857, opinions are presented on the ruling of the Dred Scott ... to address the fear that if the Scott decision took power away from Congress to balance slavery in newly-formed territories, slavery could easily expand westward into all territories. On June 17, 185 ...

(12 pages) 61 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Starbucks Global Expansion Strategy, with a focus on China.

ng in regards to Starbucks entering the Chinese market; "Mr Schultz said the company was looking at new ways to tailor the menu to local tastes, as US fast food chains have done." This statement leads ... , Starbucks makes the customization of products and marketing strategies its priority upon entering new territories.In addition, another article from Wall Street Journal, New York also published in Fe ...

(5 pages) 153 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies