Essays Tagged: "territorial expansion"

Can the United States Justify the Civil War

The definition of Manifest Destiny reads as: 'The belief in the 1840's in the inevitable territorial expansion of the United States, especially as advocated by southern slaveholders who wis ...

(4 pages) 81 0 2.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The end of WW II

erials.The United States, along with Great Britain and the Netherlands, warned the Japanese against territorial expansion by force. After Japan's occupation of Indochina, President Franklin D. Rooseve ...

(5 pages) 92 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Broken Spears. Speaks of the conquest of the Aztec empire

ces are just as distant as the dividing seas between the two worlds. Spaniards had the intention of territorial expansion and wealth accumulation while the Aztecs had intentions of maintaining their l ...

(6 pages) 154 1 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Expansionism and Slavery during the 1800s

during the Louisiana Purchase, and then later over the issue of slavery in the 1850s. The issue of territorial expansion brought about heated tension between party lines and regional lines during the ...

(1 pages) 127 0 3.2 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The nativaeamerican experience, according to Fredrick Turner's accounts, analyzed according to Rousseau's Social Contract

ly and systematically secluded the Indian from all societal, cultural, and economic gains reaped by territorial expansion (116). Frederick Turner makes a valid claim when addressing the "importance of ... ful or powerless, exploitative agencies, discriminatory standards, and corrupted officials permeate territorial expansion, societal structure, and social mobility. The "winning of the West" in the 180 ...

(7 pages) 88 0 3.9 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Brief american history

te 1800s. The westward migration of U.S. citizens was encouraged by Manifest Destiny, a belief that territorial expansion by the United States was both inevitable and divinely ordained. Those who beli ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.2 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The idea of manifest destiny.

ss my opinion about it.Manifest destiny was the idea of the supposed inevitability of the continued territorial expansion of U.S. boundaries westward to the Pacific, and even beyond. The idea of "Mani ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

What caused WWII and a summary of the war.

me to power as he build a militia Due to economic problems in their countries the axis Powers seeks territorial expansion supporting Communism and fascism for their country. These countries were aggre ...

(8 pages) 121 0 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Territorial Expansion in the United States From 1800-1850

From 1800 to 1850 territorial expansion tore the United States apart. Territorial expansion itself was not a debated i ... ories that pitted the North against the South and split our nation apart.The first real crisis over territorial expansion took place in 1819-1821 over the admission of the state of Missouri. The propo ... the psyche of the country that compromise failed to work.From 1800 to 1850 America saw a growth in territorial expansion. This expansion, aided by sectionalism and the slavery issue, eventually tore ...

(3 pages) 122 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abraham Lincoln and national politics

ery, the topic was starting to get very heated. Nothing fueled theconflict as much as the country's territorial expansion. Each new state admitted to theUnion threatened to upset the balance of the po ...

(14 pages) 117 0 4.0 May/2004

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

The Senate's role, contributions and impacts during the Julio-Claudian era:

this enormous power because of the policy of greedy imperialism pursued by Rome, resulting in vast territorial expansion and a consequent shameful exploitation of the provinces.The two Triumvirates w ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Foreign policy

d into office. His values and ambitions paralleled thoseof the American people. This stimulated the territorial expansion of the United States during theninenteenth century. Therefore, the concept of ...

(2 pages) 60 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

"Account for the Expansion and Impact of the Egyptian Empire in the New Kingdom Period."

sion of the Egyptian empire is thoroughly justified.With the expulsion of the Hyksos and subsequent territorial expansion into the Lower Nubian regions, the Pharaoh was then forced to adopt some sort ... en an inherent quality that allowed them to both control, and expand, the empire within their reign.Territorial expansion occurred through either defence or conquest. Invading forces, such as the Hitt ...

(6 pages) 28 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Reasons for, Events Leading up to, the Attack and the Aftermath of the Attack on Pearl Harbor

During the 1930s, the U.S. watched Japan with growing concern for their aggressive territorial expansion. Japan was on a campaign to rule Southeast Asia and to build an empire. Presid ...

(6 pages) 37 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Western Europe and Russia, 1450-1750.

expansion and increasing commercial dominance. Russia on the other hand was heavily concerned with territorial expansion, eventually becoming the chief power of Eastern Europe. From there, Russian cz ...

(1 pages) 17 0 3.7 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Manifest Destiny, Slavery, and the Breakdown of the Union

xploitation of Africans for hard labor, was also growing vastly in popularity during this period of territorial expansion. These controversial ideologies, including such events as Mexican War, the Wil ...

(5 pages) 111 1 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Manifest Destiny

orts to improve the lot of backward masses, but in truth the motivation was greed and control. This territorial expansion in the United States had many political, social, and economic consequences.Fro ... her these two groups amassed for over 8.8 million immigrants. The Mormons were a large force in the territorial expansion to the west. They, under the leadership of Joseph Smith, Jr. made the trip acr ...

(5 pages) 105 0 3.6 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

WWII - Allies, Axis Powers

Great Britain, China, and the Soviet Union. All of the Axis powers followed a policy of aggressive territorial expansion in the 1930's. They invaded weak lands that could be taken over easily. They k ... s could prevent war. Sudetenland was given to Germany because Hitler promised he would have no more territorial demands. French Premier Edouard Daladier and Chamberlain hoped this would satisfy Hitler ...

(2 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Civil War

peated. The issue of slavery in the territories made conflict impossible to avoid. Territorial expansion generated disputes so frequently that the nation never enjoyed any breathing s ... lumbia. Yet, the comprise of 1850 presented two flaws. The first flaw regarded the creditability of territorial legislation: who were the "rightful subjects of legislation, consistent with the constit ...

(5 pages) 92 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Monkey Story

growing economy: end of war of 1812- allowed us to resume economic growth and territorial expansion.Banking Currency and protection- chaos in shipping and banking. inadequate tra ... bted farmers won some relif through land law and relif act.- warnign that rapid economic growth and territorial expansion would destablize the nation and treated its survival. ended the era of good fe ...

(5 pages) 18 0 1.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History