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Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography and the Declaration of Independence

Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography and the Declaration of Independence both share many common Enlightenment ideas that were put into practice and that have become a pillar of American society. In Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography, Franklin is seen as a Renaissance man who has mastered many traits and his willingness to learn numerous subjects such as history, philosophy … Read more

Disagreement between The Soviet Union and the USA

Just as World War Two was ending a new conflict rose, the cold war. Beginning in 1947, two powerful countries the Soviet Union and the United States of America came to a disagreement. The Soviet Union was installing communist-leaning governments in Eastern European countries that the USSR had liberated from Nazi control during the war. … Read more

The word culture and its connotations

The word culture is used to describe more than one topic, referring to knowledge, art, beliefs, customs, and values of a society. Culture shows how a society acts around each one of these topics, ideas that define a society’s meaning based on what these people know, what kind of religion is followed, and what is … Read more

Marie Antoinette and her abuse of power

In society globally citizens live under the rules of someone or something, but many of those people who have that power use it in the correct way. A quote once said by Abraham Lincoln states, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if want to test a man’s character, give him power”. What Lincoln is … Read more

The Progressivism Era

The progressivism era, an time after the Industrial Revolution, where people started to fix the problems caused by the Industrial Revolution. Like the urbanization, the process of making an area more urban, the destruction of forest and the building of factor releasing smog into the air. People with skills at the job they worked at, … Read more

The Spanish Civil War (1936)

The Spanish Civil War started on July 17, 1936 and lasted until April 1, 1939. This orinal conflict began in 1931 when King Alfonso XIII agreed to have elections to choose what the government of Spain shall be. The voters decided to get rid of the monarchy and with the dictatorship the King went too. … Read more

King Philip’s War

King Philip’s War was the last major effort of the Native Americans to drive the English colonists out of New England. It happened in 1675 and 1676, and the Natives were led by Metacom (called King Philip by the English), a Pokunoket chief. The Wampanoags, Nipmucks, Pocumtucks, and Narragansetts all banded together in a bloody … Read more

The goal of Lincoln and the Congress during the War

During the war, the goal of Lincoln and the Congress was to let the Confederate states establish new state governments. To succeed, Lincoln imagined a plan that was based on forgiveness and to be sure it will work he created the Ten-Percent Plan. This simple plan was a United States presidential proclamation that consisted that … Read more

The Tombstone of Regina

The Tombstone of Regina dates to 200 AD and is made of sandstone. It stands at a height of 130x70cm and was found at the Roman fort of Arbeia, now South Shields, in 1878. Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums now has both the original and a cast of the tombstone in their collection. In … Read more

The Progressivism Era

The progressivism era, an time after the Industrial Revolution, where people started to fix the problems caused by the Industrial Revolution. Like the urbanization, the process of making an area more urban, the destruction of forest and the building of factor releasing smog into the air. People with skills at the job they worked at, … Read more

Was Christopher Columbus a hero or a villain?

On October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus searched for a route from Europe to Asia via ocean. On this day, he made his arrival to the Bahamas in the Caribbean. The question to answer is: Was Christopher Columbus a hero or a villain? In my opinion, I think Columbus was a villain. One reason why Columbus … Read more

Herbals used throughout history

Herbals are selections of texts about the medicinal use of herbs and plants, created and used for over four thousand years; herbals are an important part of botanical history. The first ever herbals are believed to have been created in China at around 2700BC, the Egyptian, Arab and Graeco-Roman people produced them. The first printed … Read more

The Estates-General

The Estates-General was only summoned in times of extreme national crisis. This assembly was composed of three estates – the clergy, nobility, and commoners – who had power to decide on the levying of new taxes and to undertake reform in the country. Prior to the 1789 meeting of the Estates-General, there was a separate … Read more

Anita Bryant and the save our children campaign

Thesis On April 13, 1977, the famed singer Anita Bryant helped to create the Save Our Children Campaign in Miami, Florida. She created this campaign because she thought that homosexuals should not have the same rights as straight people. Her initial triumph against homosexual rights led to counter-protests against her campaign and inspired others to … Read more

The Spanish and Ottoman Empire

The Spanish empire and the Ottoman empire were both large empires, and they got empires, and they get there by conquering lands, cities, and other empires. The Spanish empire set out towards the Americans, the same way they drove out the Muslims in the Iberian Peninsula. The Spanish also used conquistadors which were conquerors that … Read more

Evaluate informative on Ancient Civilizations

Before the ancient cities like the Great Britain and the middle east, there where the Mayan Civilization, Azteca’s; The Inca. These ancient civilizations were developing around the same time as those other civilizations. However, a key difference is their unexplainable disappearance and at one point lost in time. The only information there is comes from … Read more

Britain’s Role in the Slave Trade

Peak of Transatlantic Slave Trade – end of the 18th century. Though there were other European countries involved during this time, Britain was the key player in the slave trade. In Britain, abolitionists began a mass social movement calling for an end to the slave trade. Once Britain finally abolished the trade in 1807, other … Read more

Americas Influence to Declare War on Germany, 1917

American decision to declare war on Germany in 1917, was influenced by several things. The United States entered the First World War not “to make the world safe for democracy” as President Wilson claimed, but to safeguard American economic, social, and political interests. The German naval policy was the immediate cause of US entry into … Read more

History and Health Benefits of Chocolate

On average, an American consumes ten pounds of chocolate per year, making America the largest consumer of chocolate in the world. It is used as a symbol of love and commitment for Valentine’s Day, and is a common treat for other holidays such as Easter, Halloween, and Christmas. The sales of chocolate during these holidays … Read more

Actions of Russia during the July Crisis of 1914

A.Plan of investigation This investigation assesses to what extent the actions taken by Russia during the July Crisis of 1914 were responsible for sparking the outbreak of the First World War. Russian actions will only include events that occurred during the July Crisis. These actions encompass the initial support Russia gave to its ally Serbia, … Read more

Hades the Greek God of the Underworld

Hades is the Greek God of the Underworld, and is also known as Aides or Aiidoneus which means the Unseen. As the God who ruled the dead Hades has always instilled fear among the mortals as well as the Gods. Born to the Titans Cronus and Rhea he displayed his bravery in the Titanomachy also … Read more

The Nuremburg Rallies

The seventh of September 1934, Nuremberg, Zeppelin field; Adolf Hitler steps up to a podium surrounded by microphones and swastika flags, singularly orating the Nazi ideology to an estimated 200,000 supporters (Wilson, 2012;42)- an iconic symbol of the Nazi state. The Nuremburg Rallies were large scale state rituals performed from 1933 to 1938 (Nuremberg Municipal … Read more