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The New Deal

The New Deal was intended to help nearly everyone at a time when nearly everyone needed help. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt started the new deal in 1933 to address a problem that was already old. The stock market crash of 1929 caused banks to fail, and there wasn’t enough money for people to buy things. … Read more

Marriage – Elizabeth I

Prospect of Marriage Elizabeth I’s avoidance of royal intermarriage through her early years and throughout her reign ultimately allowed her to keep total control of the powers given to her as Queen. Throughout European history the practice of royal intermarriage occurred when members of ruling families married into other powerful families. Often arranged, these marriages … Read more

THE INFLUENCE OF MATSUOKA YOSUKE IN US-JAPANESE RELATIONS PRECEDING THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, 1930–1942

THE INFLUENCE OF MATSUOKA YOSUKE IN US-JAPANESE RELATIONS PRECEDING THE ATTACK ON PEARL HARBOR, 1930–1942 To what extent did Japanese Foreign Minister Matsuoka’s pro-Nazi stance influence Japan’s decision to attack the U.S.? Abstract History reveals that all nations encounter a crossroads in their collective progress, one that insists upon the nation to decide between momentous … Read more

Nazi Germany’s attempt to become a total state

Nazi Germany aspired to be a total state and attempted to hold full control of the German citizens. As Nazi Germany tried to become a total state, the Volksgemeinschaft was created. The Volksgemeinschaft was the idea that Germany would be full of the purest and strongest Germans and create an elite community. Nazi Germany was … Read more

The witchcraft prosecutions

The witchcraft prosecutions reached its peak from 1560 to 1660; however, the belief in witchcraft existed long before the Early modern period. Early estimates claimed that around nine to ten million were killed during the witch hunts despite this recent research has proved that the number of those claimed to have been brought to trial … Read more

Martin Luther King Jr.

The idea of a prophet is a very interesting and controversial one, because of what a prophets job was in the Old Testament. In a general sense it was to spread the word of God even if it was not a popular idea. The prophets were also controversial because of their views and their image … Read more

The history of challenge and response

“Egypt is a gift from the Nile,” said Greek historian Herodotus. The annual flooding of the Nile has resulted in the development of solar power, geometry, architecture and astronomy. This principle was explained by the British historian Arnold J. Toynbee as ‘the principle of challenge and response’. Toynbee states, “History in the objective meaning of … Read more

How has the US become a leading nation in the World?

The United States was built on the oppression and cheap labor of minorities. Children grow up learning that everything the US has done was for the better of the country, history books have been whitewashed pushing white privilege to the extreme; but what if our heroic actions are someone else’s terrorist acts? The US has … Read more

American history

Chapter 9: Describe the issues leading to the start of the War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain (and its Native American allies). Prior to the War of 1812, many foreign and domestic issues arose that made avoidance of a war against Britain virtually impossible. James Madison, the President during this crisis, … Read more

D-Day: What This Triumphant Victory Led To

“On the morning of June 5, 1944, U.S General Dwight Eisenhower announced ‘O.K. we’ll go” (National WWII Museum Para 1). The battle of Normandy, or also known as D-Day, was truly the turning point for World War II. D-Day was won by an Allied victory which was crucial in order for them to win. The … Read more

Albany Civil Rights Movement

The short term cause of the Birmingham campaign was the Albany Civil Rights Movement in 1961. This campaign was on organised November 17, 1961, in Albany, Georgia. The Albany Movement challenged all forms of racial segregation and discrimination in the city. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Southern Leadership Conference (SCLC) joined the movement in … Read more

Stokely Carmichael

The 1960’s Civil Rights Movement marked a period in time of great societal change and upheaval, and its outcomes have and continue to influence the US. Key events, figures and organisations during the Civil Rights Movement left an intelligible mark on history and these effects, both long and short term, can still be felt. The … Read more

10 Brains That Did Not Understand the Limit

Great men are always known for that work either it may be good or bad. It is very hard to understand their thoughts and their opinions. They are extraordinary people who look the world in different angles. Their life is an example for us. They are ferocious in thoughts than their physical appearance. Their lesson … Read more

How accurate is the movie The Darkest Hour?

The Darkest Hour is a Dramatic History film, released in 2017, which explores the story of Prime Minister Winston Churchill, at the precipice of World War II, as he faces one of the most turbulent trials: rallying his nation to fight for the freedom against Hitler and his Nazi Germany Aggression. During his time, Churchill … Read more

The cause of the Salem witch trials

The Salem witch trials are one of the most well-studied events of history. Yet, historians still have not concluded an absolute cause for the occurrences. Some historians, such as Lyle Koehler, believe that Salem witchcraft hysteria occurred because of gender relations. Since the majority of the accused were women, Koehler argues that the female accusers … Read more

African Americans role in the Union cause

When South Carolina bombarded federal troops at Fort Sumter in Charleston on April 12, 1861, Lincoln issued a call for seventy-five thousand volunteers to help put down what northern politicians called the southern rebellion. During the next four years, while the American Civil War raged on, African Americans played an increasingly important role in the … Read more

Changes from the paleolithic to the neolithic age

There were changes that occurred from the Paleolithic Period to the Neolithic. Small changes were made in this time, from the culture, to bigger changes like economics, and agriculture. How did man deal with these changes and what kind of impact did it have on society? The Paleolithic Period is the earliest time period man … Read more

Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71

(KEY JUDGMENTS) The strategy adopted by the Prussian leadership prevailed in the Franco-Prussian War of 1870/71 for a number reason: • Prussian strategy was shaped by the Prussian Grand Strategy with the aim to unify all German states in one powerful state. • Prussian leaderships set themselves achievable national objectives supported by other Germans states. … Read more

Reasons behind the ending of the Apartheid

In this research, I intend to analyse reasons behind the ending of the Apartheid along with evaluating if sport was the main reason. The word ‘Apartheid’ is used to explain the segregation that arose in South Africa based off of the colour of their skin. This EPQ will be split off into sub sections regarding … Read more

The Process of State and Nation-Building in Germany

Willem vxx dx Vxx This paper discusses the process of state-and nation-building in Germany. Throughout history Germany has undergone many changes to come to the nation-state that it is today and these changes have had a significant influence in the shaping of modern-day Europe. Germany consists of 16 states and is a federal parliamentary republic … Read more