How did containment shape American actions abroad for almost half a century?
In 1947 the United States and Soviet Union were officially at odds with one another. Both disagreed on ideas on how to handle Europe. This eventually led to a standoff between United States and Soviet Union but it was on...
American History II
A Reflection on "How the Other Half Lives" by the Other Half
The author of "How the Other Half Lives", Jacob Riis, inscribes on the deplorable living conditions of the Progressive Era from a first-person perspective...
Topic: The Cold War
Research Question: The fall of the mutually friendly American Soviet relations was most significantly caused by the Soviet Union expanding it borders, violating its allied agreements, and imposing communist governments on its neighboring nations.
Command Term: Analyze and Explain
The American Revolution was a major turning point in American history and greatly affected America's future. The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free...
with new inventions, and revolutionized how factories and jobs were worked. Factory workers in this time period were working in poor conditions and had no power whatsoever. Often they were abused and their wages were cut very low. The mass immigration also did not favor laborers as it made them so easy...
the United States and the Soviet Unions’ goals, major U.S. policies, major events that evolved in Asia, and the affects the war had on American life. This war helped shape history and many of the different societies that were involved. The Cold War contributed to the shaping of our nation and the world...
Affirmative action has its roots beginning in 1961 and has been controversial ever since. It began with an executive order from President John F. Kennedy, He passed this law in an attempt to make employers hire employees without regard to a person’s race. It has evolved throughout...
How Radical was the American Revolution?
"Young man, what we meant in going for those Redcoats was this: we always had been free, and we meant to be free always. They don't mean we should" (Levi Preston, 1842, Doc. 10). Levi Preston was a veteran of the American Revolution who, when interviewed...
The American Education System; Cause for Rebellion
Nov. 29, 1996
If America's Schools are to meet the needs of the twenty first century,
they must be reinvented. It is not enough to try to fix the schools; they must
be reconstructed in both fundamental and...
American Literature II 2120
25 March 2013
Women and 19-Century Domesticity in “The Yellow Wallpaper”
“The Yellow Wallpaper” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a short story about a new mother attempting to overcome her diagnosis of depression by being cooped up in a room without normal human interaction...
during the fifties also steadily rose. Most people expected to own a car and a house, and believed that life for their children would be even better.
Americans during the 1950s were on the move. The population was shifting from the country to the city, then to the suburbs. More people moved from the Northeast...
How far do you agree with the observation that Annie Proulx’s description of American Society in the second half of the 20th century is not wholly negative?
Whilst reading the novel, it is quite easy to say that Annie Proulx’s view of American society does not seem to be very positive. During the...
Source (photos and article)
Branding: How A&F used branding in the new market- Singapore.
Brands convey the information to customers and then induce loyalty. Good brands create distinct brand personalities and...
An Overview of American Business History
By Steven L. Rosen
Part I. The Rise of the Corporation in the 19th Century
The railroad industry was the key to economic growth in the 19th century.
Before the Civil War, most businesses in America were small, independently...
Women in American History
28 November 2012
Women in American History: Consider the Latinas
“And now we have to beg for what we had the right to demand.”
Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burtonp describes the lives of mostly all women in American History in one simple sentence...
Hispanic Americans rise in the United States
The history of the United States houses many different cultures, ethnic groups and immigrants yet of these Hispanic Americans have thus far been known to be the quickest growing minority until recently. People who speak or are of Spanish,...
Why Did the Crisis Happen?
4 February 2008
Recent US mortgage market troubles unsteadied the global economy. This article
summarizes research analysing millions of loan applications to investigate the
roots of the crisis. A credit boom may be to blame.
Recent events in the market for...
novel explores differences and similarities between American and European theme – ex – Daisy Miller (filthy rich woman from England lives in America, clash between in way of behave – American and expectation of European society. Daisy validates almost every rule – talk to strangers, become friends with...
19th Century Industrialization
Nineteenth Century Industrialization
During the second half of the nineteenth century, the United States experienced an urban revolution unparalleled in world history up to that point in time. As factories, mines, and mills sprouted out across the map, cities grew...
known as the United States War of Independence, was an uprising by which 13 of Britain's colonies gained political independence. By the middle 18th century, differences in life, thought, and economic interests began to grow between the colonies and Britain, the mother country. This was followed by many...
Did you mean: globalization (investment), globalize, Globalization (intelligence)
Investment Dictionary: Globalization
Home > Library > Business & Finance > Investment DictionaryThe tendency of investment funds and businesses to move beyond domestic and national markets to other markets around the...
The Effects of an American Cult:
Charles Manson and the Manson Family
America’s foundation is based off of freedom. We generally have the right to do what we want, granted we don’t inflict any harm to any other individual. This includes having the control of our own thoughts and of the...
1. Compare and contrast McEwen & Wills Chapter 22 commentary about future issues in nursing theory with Chapter 15 in Shelly & Miller.
How will nursing theories affect future issues in nursing? The ultimate nursing goal emphatically must be to keep individuals, families, and communities...
Were the Founders of American Industry "robber barons" or "captains of industry?" The wave of industrialism that we have been studying was often driven by a few great men known as industrialists. There can be no mistaking their motives: wealth. There is some debate; however on the how history should portray...
George Washington is a very important figure in the American History. He had a very interesting childhood, was an extraordinary commander in the military, and was a phenomenal President. He led numerous different battles and was a role model to many. The people of America loved...
Causes of the American Revolution
The new revolutionary thought that spread across Europe during the eighteenth-century, named the Enlightenment, had a critical impact on the thoughts of colonial leaders and the colonists themselves during the preluding years of the American Revolution. The...
African American’s 1865 to Present
For over 500 years, people of African descent have shaped the course of American history. From the year 1501 to 1865 a total of 12 United States Presidents were slave owners. The group included George Washington, Thomas Jefferson...
Affirmative action or positive discrimination is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who are perceived to suffer from discrimination within a culture.
The nature of positive discrimination policies varies from region to region. Some countries, such as India, use a quota system, whereby...
Causes and Effects of the Vietnam War
1.) Containment policy worked in Europe (Greece, Turkey, Berlin) & with Korea
2.) North Korea’s invasion of South Korean confirmed U.S. suspicions that the Soviets sought to conquer all of Asia
3.) SE Asia provided 90% of America’s...
REFLECTIONS ON HUMAN ACTION AFTER 50 YEARS
Vernon L. Smith
The core of Ludwig von Mises’ thought is the theory of human action, or praxeology, the general science he seeks to articulate. Within this general science is included—embedded in it—catallactics, or the science of exchange (Mises  1996:...
The Cold War, lasting for more than 50 years throughout most of the 20th Century was considered a war of words between the Soviet Union and the United states of America. The cause and origins of this war is still debated today. Many simply blame fundamental ideological differences between the USA and...
An American Tragedy: The Global Description
Clyde, 21 years of age, is a son of street preachers in Kansas City. Their family lives in a mission house and every night, together with his parents and siblings, they will sing hymns of praise in the broad, hushed streets of their county. Their life...
sometimes aggressive and, occasionally, even cautious. The first twenty years of the century saw the U.S. leadership pursue confidently interventionist strategies in dealing with other countries. The next decade-a-half witnessed a clear modification toward cautious non-entanglement if not outright isolationism...
Part A: Questions on Affirmative Action
What is Affirmative Action?
Affirmative action can be defined by the set of public policies and initiatives designed to help eliminate past and present discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin (Sykes 2009). The focus of such policies...
The Road to the American Revolution
The road to the American Revolution was set by the English trying to hard to regulate and control what we do. As you know we finally had enough and declared independence from England. This essay will show you how the road was set and what happened along the way...
To what extent did the policies of Sergei Witte address the problems facing Russia at the end of the nineteenth century?
Russia faced many problems at the end of the nineteenth century. Under Minister of Finance Ivan Vyshnegradskii there had been famine because of high taxes on consumer goods which...
WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM
also by jeff riggenbach
In Praise of Decadence
WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM
Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832;...
is expected, for example, to have escorts while on her travels. This is just one example of how traditions are seen to be more embedded in the culture of the Old World and it is of interest that the American-born Gilbert Osmond adheres to these the most closely. It may be argued that he embodies the...
The Cold War:
at Home and
LESSONS IN US HISTORY
By Eileen Luhr, Department of History, The University of California, Irvine
Teacher Consultant, Chuck Lawhon, Century High School, Santa Ana
relationship between the forces of Nationalism and Sectionalism?
During the course of American History, and especially after the War for Independence, Nationalism and Sectionalism contributed and interacted with each other to shape the development of the United States of America. These two ideologies are the...
assigned chapter of Kennedy. Handwrite your response sentences for each question.
Chapter 1: New World Beginnings, 33,000 B.C. –A.D. 1769
1. How did the geographic setting of North America – including its relation to Asia, Europe, and Africa – affect its subsequent history?
2. What were...
African Writers Portrayal of Slavery
When they think of the Civil War, we think of slavery, the Constitution, and African Americans. As stated by Frederick Douglass, 4 July is a, “celebration of the gross injustice and cruelty to which he is the constant victim“. (Douglass, 134)...
Paris: Cultural Capital of the Twentieth Century
14 December 2008
Paris and New York in the 20th Century
In order to choose between Paris and New York as the capital city of the twentieth century one must first examine which is more important to the...
festival observing that a new culture was immersing from the roots of the adult American life (1960's 198). Words such as "counter-culture", "establishment", "non-violence", "free-love" and "Woodstock" were not even in the American vocabulary until the war against North Vietnam started in 1965 (Bexte). The...
BADMINTON IN ACTION!
Thesis Statemens: Badminton is not merely a garden or backyard game – it is an enjoyable sport requiring as much, if not more, skills and stamina than any other popular sport and is also equally benefiting.
Badminton is a racket sport played by either two...
The Hollywood Indian:
The Portrayal of Native Americans in
John Ford’s The Searchers and
Arthur Penn’s Little Big Man
November 30, 2005
The depictions of Native American in film have changed little over the history of the motion picture. The stories told hold fast to...
economic life of other areas; broadly: the extension or imposition of power, authority, or influence” (1) American Imperialism has been a practice of the United States since before the American Revolution. Acts of greed and selfishness led to America’s first taste of imperialism. Christopher Columbus...
American Families and the Nostalgia Trap” (1993)
The period from the late 1970s until the early 1990s was one of sharp economic setbacks in a series of regions and industries, followed by economic and cultural "recoveries" that excluded many Americans and left even the "winners' feeling anxious and...
“Bush requested, and only partially received, what amounted to a global police action against terrorism, combined with a call for vigilance at home and abroad, combined with the suggestion that, despite what had happened, Americans should carry on with their ordinary lives” (Gaddis at 37). The citizens were...
the second half of the nineteenth century were affected by technological developments and government actions politically, economically, religiously, socially, intellectually, and geographically.
Body Paragraph #2
Background Paragraph - How the Indians were treated before the second half of the 19th...
The American Civil War, also known as the War Between the States, or simply the Civil War in the United States, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 in the United States of America after seven Southern slave states declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America . The states...
The Great Depression and the revival of American dream
The Great Depression made a huge impact on both the American economic history and the shape of its nationality. The United States had been no great economic glowing nation in the world for that decade until the beginning of the...
Clash of Civilizations: Conflicts of the Twentieth Century
International conflict in the 20th century was a new breed. The first conflicts featured soldiers on bikes and horses, while the latest use rockets and nuclear weapons. Advancements in transportation and communication in the early 1900s began...
How Democratic was Jacksonian Democracy?
“The 1830’s saw the triumph in American Politics of that democracy which has remained pre-eminently the distinguishing feature of our society.” This triumph has since been labelled as Jacksonian Democracy. Whether or not this represented a triumph of democracy...
XIX century and new industrial revolution in the U.K.
The project is prepared by Chulkova E.A.
4. Achievements of Britain
The New Industrial Revolution, also known as the Technological Revolution...
Thomas Paine was born on January 29, 1737. He was an English-American political activist. Paine lived in France for most of the 1790s, becoming deeply involved in the French Revolution. He wrote the Rights of Man (1791)...
HIS 204: American History since 1865
Instructor: Jennifer Bridges
June 1, 2013
As a woman, it is hard to imagine a time when women would not have been allowed to attend college, let alone be writing this paper. As children most of us...
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Strengthen the Power of Our Example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Promote Democracy and Human Rights Abroad . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Promote Dignity by Meeting Basic Needs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 International Order. . . . ...
How far do you agree that the lives of black Americans did not improve much between 1945 and 1955? (30 marks)
There is a great deal of evidence to support and argue the statement above regarding the lives of black Americans and whether they did or did not improve much between 1945 and 1955. Black...
27 November 2013
The American Dream
At the turn of the century the electrifying and fantasising idea of the American Dream gave a newfound hope to immigrants coming from their forlorn lives back across the great Atlantic. Unfortunately as the century progressed the American Dream diminished and by...