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  • Civil War

    Civil War

    The Civil War was caused by the growing tensions between the North and South because of the North's idea of preventing the spread of slavery or slavery all together and the South's desire for slavery. After the Civil War, both sides sustained heavy losses, but a more secure future. However,

    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2012
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    There were several factors in the Civil War that needed- for the lack of a better word- clarification. The first being slavery. No human has the right to own another human. This statement was the difference between the North and the South. Southerners held that slaves were property therefore protected

    Essay Length: 293 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2012
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    "The Civil War was not inevitable; it was the result of extremism and failures of leadership on both sides." Asses the validity of this statement, using the following documents and your knowledge of the period from 1830-1861. This civil war was pretty much unpreventable over hundreds of years, if politicians

    Essay Length: 697 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 29, 2013
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    African Americans were very questionable at first in the Civil War. The Union Navy had been already been accepting African American volunteers. Frederick Douglass thought that the military would help the African Americans have equal rights if they fought with them. Many children helped in the Civil War also, no

    Essay Length: 450 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2013
  • Civil War in 1877 - Course of Reconstruction

    Civil War in 1877 - Course of Reconstruction

    Reconstruction is the name given to the period at the end of the Civil War in 1877 when the last federal troops were pulled out of the South. Although the real process of reconstruction could not begin until the war ended, attempts at restoring the union were begun long before

    Essay Length: 854 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2012
  • Civil War Leaders

    Civil War Leaders

    Civil War Leaders During the Civil War there were men who changed the course of the war. The two men who had major impacts on this war were Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis. Both of these intelligent and heard headed men changed the way the war played out. Each man

    Essay Length: 1,052 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2013
  • Civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean Regions

    Civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean Regions

    Civilization in Mesoamerica and Andean regions In the years of the first millennium, many advanced civilizations developed in Mesoamerica. In addition to the Maya and the Olmecs, many other distinct societies emerged after 800 C.E., and many of these societies shared similar characteristics. Centuries later, two main empires emerged in

    Essay Length: 1,492 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2016
  • Classic Cavalry Tactics at Gettysburg

    Classic Cavalry Tactics at Gettysburg

    Classic Cavalry Tactics at Gettysburg John Buford’s accomplishments during the battle of Gettysburg were indicative to his entire makeup, personal characteristics, courage, steadfastness and perseverance. At the beginning of the Civil War, John Buford was a captain in the 2nd Dragoon Regiment. He was promoted to major in 1861, and

    Essay Length: 924 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2016
  • Clock Is Ticking on China's one Child Policy

    Clock Is Ticking on China's one Child Policy

    "Clock is ticking on China's One Child Policy" 1.) What bizarre sight does the article open up with? The article open up with a bizarre sight of children playing on playgrounds in Beijing. Among these children, there is not a single brother or sister to be seen. 2.) In what

    Essay Length: 730 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2012
  • Clyde V.Cessna Case Study

    Clyde V.Cessna Case Study

    Based in Wichita, Kansas, Cessna Aircraft Company is now the world's largest manufacturer of private aircraft. The company focuses on the best quality and the nicest design. Cessna began its operations building small propeller-driven aircraft for the private pilot market, than they started to manufacture corporate jets. Since then

    Essay Length: 1,082 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2011
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    The Cold War is a term used to describe the open yet restricted rivalry and hostility that developed after World War II between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Cold War lasted from the mid-1940s to the early 1990s. Numerous consequences resulted from the war, such as, the

    Essay Length: 1,058 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2012
  • Cold War

    Cold War

    After closely reading the text and going over the written articles I have to conclude that I must agree with Lippmann about the Cold War. Not only did he come up with the term "Cold War" and practically wrote a book on it. He seems to know in great detail

    Essay Length: 252 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2012
  • Cold War Frq

    Cold War Frq

    Dietrich Jackson During the years of 1945-1975 the policy of containment was enacted in order to stop communist rule from spreading. Under President Truman, the United States established a foreign policy doctrine called "containment." Originated by George Kennan and other diplomats and policy advisors, the policy of "containment" aimed not

    Essay Length: 751 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2012
  • Cold War Outline

    Cold War Outline

    A) Kennedy Intensifies the Cold War a. JFK was determined to succeed where he believed Eisenhower had failed. b. Critical of his predecessor for holding down defense spending and apparently allowing the soviet union to open up a dangerous lead in ICBMs, Kennedy sought to warn the nation of its

    Essay Length: 454 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2011
  • Colonial Case

    Colonial Case

    There are many differences between the Southern colonies and the New England colonies. One would be the differences in their religion. Another would be the different social structures. They also differed in the geography. These three aspects are very important to both the Southern colonies and the New England colonies.

    Essay Length: 349 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 13, 2013
  • Colonial Region Diversity

    Colonial Region Diversity

    Colonial Region Diversity After immigration to the New World, colonial regions started to show characteristics that define them and separated them from the rest of the regions. Massachusetts and Pennsylvania were both settled by English colonists. However, the people who settled the Middle Colonies, such as Pennsylvania, varied from the

    Essay Length: 545 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2013
  • Colonial Unity

    Colonial Unity

    DBQ: Colonial Unity On the eve of the Revolution, the colonies were surely displaying fighting spirit and unity through the formation of the Association and the Continental Congress, but were weakened by the expansive layout of the South compared to the closely-knit New England. The colonists endured several unfortunate situations

    Essay Length: 904 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2014
  • Colony of New France

    Colony of New France

    The colony of New France was different than the British North American colonies in many ways. The French held friendly relations with the Indians unlike the British who were hostile to the Indians and threw them off the lands or used them as slaves. They had an autocratic government without

    Essay Length: 396 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 5, 2011
  • Color Blind Society

    Color Blind Society

    Color-Blind Society In the United States today, skin color is a large determinant of social class and legal standings of citizens. On many applications, including job, school, and voting applications, there is a designated area for the indication of your race. "Boxing in" people based on their race gives way

    Essay Length: 1,017 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2013
  • Colorblind Society

    Colorblind Society

    Kimberli Rambo Dr. Cohen Issue 7 Colorblind Society September 30, 2015 ​The question at hand here is: Is the emphasis on a color-blind society an answer to racism? Two educated men took on the task of answering this question in their own way. Ward Connerly from “Don’t Box Me In”

    Essay Length: 1,112 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2015
  • Columbian Exchange Essay

    Columbian Exchange Essay

    The Columbian exchange resulted in many important discoveries of the New World which very quickly change the focus of European powers. There were many advantages along with disadvantages that took place in the environment and the intellectual and religious views on both sides of the exchange. The European and native

    Essay Length: 526 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2011
  • Coming Together - National Ascendant Response

    Coming Together - National Ascendant Response

    The purchase of Louisiana was a bought to insure the ports, already Americans settled, were in their control from any other country threatened to enter this area. The massive land gave themselves proof the Americans every right to extend their nation through what they call "manifest destiny." Jefferson soon quickly

    Essay Length: 869 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2012
  • Communism V. Fascism

    Communism V. Fascism

    Most people think of communism and fascism as the same thing, but they're different in their ideology, and other aspects. They are indeed, very similar, but they have their differences. Communism is a socio economic system that stands for a stateless, classless and equal society. Fascism is an ideology that

    Essay Length: 488 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 27, 2011
  • Communists in China

    Communists in China

    Communists in China * Chiang Kai-shek * Nationalist leader of China * U.S supported with $3 billion * Corrupt * Mao Zedong * Communist leader * ‘Red Army’ * Civil War In China * Nationalists v. Communists * 1944 to 1949 * Communists win; Chiang flees to Taiwan The Cold

    Essay Length: 257 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Community Service

    Community Service

    My community service project is mainly based on working at Jackson Memorial Hospital in the Mother - Baby care unit, also known as the Holtz Children's Center. My position is formally known as a "Candy Striper" which is considered a teenage volunteer worker at a hospital. During this project, my

    Essay Length: 287 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2012
  • Compare and Contrast Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Compare and Contrast Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Throughout the history of the earth, man has evolved from nomadic hunters and gathers into the civilized people we are today. The first of these civilizations would be the Mesopotamians and the Egyptians. These civilizations had many similarities but they also brought upon some of their differences, and they are

    Essay Length: 364 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 22, 2011
  • Compare and Contrast English Settlers - Jamestown and Plymouth

    Compare and Contrast English Settlers - Jamestown and Plymouth

    Although, being Puritans, Jamestown and Plymouth settlers colonized themselves in different ways. These colonies were different in how they treated the Indians, and economics, yet their religious views and government were somewhat similar and they were the first successful English colonies. The purpose of this essay is to compare and

    Essay Length: 787 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 5, 2011
  • Compare and Contrast Essay

    Compare and Contrast Essay

    Compare and Contrast Essay While reading Julius Caesar, there were two major speeches said by Mark Antony and Marcus Junius Brutus during Julius Caesar's funeral. These two men were one of the closest friends of Caesar. There were many similarities and differences in the speeches. When Brutus spoke, the crowd

    Essay Length: 384 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2013
  • Compare and Contrast the British, French, and Spanish Imperial Goals in North America Between 1580 and 1763

    Compare and Contrast the British, French, and Spanish Imperial Goals in North America Between 1580 and 1763

    Compare and contrast the British, French, and Spanish imperial goals in North America between 1580 and 1763. The novelty of the “New World” rushed into the minds of the French, the British, and the Spanish. Thinking about the possibilities which the fresh mineral packed land could contain brought ambition to

    Essay Length: 660 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2016
  • Compare/contrast - Growing Old Together

    Compare/contrast - Growing Old Together

    Growing Old Together When you live with a person, or people, for a good amount of your life, you tend to really get to know the ins and outs of that person, let it be their personality, habits, fashion sense, just about anything really. I, like many people, have lived

    Essay Length: 609 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2011

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