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The Common Religious Background Between European and Native Americans and the Fear of Roger Williams of the Native American Culture
Nearly every civilization, at its roots, contains a similar set of traits to start with. Some differ from others as the years pass, whether they be times to celebrate the arts or times to set aside fear and venture into curiosity with science and technology. European culture was far more advanced scientifically in compariso...
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The Effects of the American Civil War and the Emancipation Proclamation on Slavery in America
After the conclusion of the American Civil War and the passage of the 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments, the remaining African-American slaves were freed from servitude. This freedom presented a somehow miraculously unforeseen logistical issue regarding the nature of what this now fully enfranchised population was to do. Real...
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A History of the Tokugawa Shogunate of Japan
Before international contact and trade was established between Asia and Europe; specifically Japan, the Tokugawa Shogunate employed an incredibly rigid social order. Initially, Japanese subjects were trapped into the status that they were born into with no mobility, but as the Tokugawa period drew to an end, the social clas...
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The Impact of the Easter Rising on the Development of the Irish Revolutionary Nationalism in the Period 1798-1921
To what extent was the Easter Rising the most important turning point in the development of Irish revolutionary nationalism in the period 1798-1921? 2016 sees the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, news of commemorations litter the Irish press, and events championing “Irishness” are advertised across the British I...
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The Important Events at the Day of Birth of Michael Feltham
On July 13, 1998, Lora Feltham could tell by her contractions that a new member of the family would soon be in her arms. Everything had been planned out for the birth, as this new child was not the first. Lora’s husband, Jim, had the car all ready for the trip to Boston, MA. About thirty minutes later, Jim helped Lora settl...
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The Nuremberg Trials and Rwandan Genocide: The Effects of the Crime of Genocide on Human Rights
The Crime of Genocide For the most part, when we think of the word genocide, we usually think of the mass murders of innocent people, human rights violations, and we question why or how do the murderers come to that state of mind. The international legal definition of genocide from the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and...
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Should the Philippines Have Been Annexed by Spain in 1898?
In 1898, the United States defeated Spain and ceded Guam, Puerto
Rico, and, most importantly, the Philippines. While there was much debate
going on about if the Philippines should be annexed or not, many political
groups began forming to express their opinions on the matter. Eventually it
became known to the Filipino people...
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The Conservative Ideals in Different Revolutions
Conservative Ideals in Revolutions During the Atlantic Revolutions the socio-economic elites’ power and wealth was preserved through men of property who began and ended the revolutions with the intent of gaining equality but keeping their privileges and status. On the surface revolutions sounded very radical with perfect...
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The Religious Justifications Used by Leaders of the Ottoman Empire, Tokugawa Japan, and Mughal Empire
Religious Justifications Religious justifications for power were used by the leaders of the Ottoman Empire, Tokugawa Japan and, Mughal Empire, these justifications were accepted because religion was a driving force in these societies and anyone who opposed or disagreed with these religious beliefs risked being persecuted...
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The Trials and Tribulations in the Life of King James I of England
King James’ trials in his life lead him to become a successful king and a great historical figure. His horrid life experiences helped him be an honorary king who influenced history and whose legacy impacts us today. King James is a phenomenal example of how difficulties do not determine destiny; and how a painful past can...
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American Indians as Slaves of the Spanish Crown
The Spanish crown is able to use religion to both protect and exploit the indigenous Americans because they believe they are saving the Indians through conversion to Christianity. In “Diaz’s Account of the Spanish Conquest”, Cortes says, “that we may be the means of saving you from eternal perdition” (Diaz 1). Cortes beli...
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The Fear of Communism as a Result of the Involvement of Australia in the Vietnam War
The Vietnam War divided Australia Evaluate whether Australia should have been involved in the Vietnam War? Australia’s involvement in the Vietnam War was critical for the reason that our national security was under direct threat from communism. Despite there being no distinct justification for sending our troops to Vi...
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The Impact of European Colonization on African Slaves
As Europeans colonized the New World, Native Americans and West African Slaves were negatively impacted. The European colonists unknowingly brought along disease and change for all those who surrounded them. West African Slaves suffered more of a negative impact as a result of the European colonization than the Native Ameri...
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The Prominence of the Industrial Revolution in Europe and in the United States
Why Western Europe and the United States? Today’s society highly values innovation. Companies are constantly reworking their products, updating technological features and software so as not to fall behind the latest models from rival markets. This inclination towards progress and improvement stems from the changes in manuf...
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The Concept of the Code of Bushido
The Zen in Bushido The samurai, a class of warriors that rose to power during the Heian period and prospered all throughout medieval Japan (1185 - 1600), is remembered with reverence. Much like the knight, its European counterpart, the samurai have been immortalized and romanticized in various forms of literature, narrativ...
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The Development of Issues in Different Parts of the World After the Cold War
Today, the world is in chaos. Every day some event takes place around the planet. Unfortunately, most of them are not a reason to celebrate. After the Cold War (1945-1991), the world has found itself to be in a state of complete disorder. The lack of an established order and a global leader has led to the development of man...
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The Reign of Cyrus, the Greatest King of Persia
Ruling over human beings has never been an easy task. The greatest king of Persia, Cyrus, was able to overcome the arduous obstacle of ruling over human beings through his knowledge of military structure and innovations, his empire expansion, his concern for the necessities of the people, his exercise of justice, and his vi...
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The History of the Robbing of the Natural Resources of Lebanon by the Turkish Army
During the early 20th C the Ottoman Empire did not have complete influence over Lebanon. When WWI broke out, Lebanon seemed like a neutral province that did not have its allegiance either to Turkey or Britain. According to the National Journal of Middle East Studies in 1974, the French attempted to recruit Lebanon citizens...
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A History of How China Became a Communist Country
How China became a communist country Communism occurs when the government is in charge of all businesses
and private ownerships are forbidden. China first became a communist
country in 1949 because of the influence of Mao Zedong and his party
committed to communism. The assimilation began during the 1927 civil...
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A History of the Egyptian Burial Practices
Introduction In this day and age, if one were asked a question about Egyptian burial practices, mummification would be the first answer nine times out of ten. In reality, although mummification practices have been around Egypt for quite some time, extensive archaeological evidence has determined that it is not the earliest...
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A History of the Abbasid Empire
CCOT Abbasid Empire's Changes & Continuities Between the ages 632 CE and 1285 CE, the Abbasid faced changes in how
the they disintegrated with imposing tax burdens and making new
achievements in Sciences which can both be connected to an outside Dynasty,
while there were continuities such as the declining position of w...
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The Life and Expeditions of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado
“Look into my eyes,” the fortune-teller commanded, and then he began to speak. “You will explore far-off lands, and hold a high position with much power. But the final part of your life will not be happy, for you will suffer a fall from which you will never recover.” My explorer is Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, a well-e...
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The History and Beliefs of the Anti-Federalist in America
It was the belief of Brutus, the Anti-Federalist, that a republic should be small in size, and made up of people with similar manners, sentiments and interests. He said “If this be not the case, there will be a constant clashing of opinions; and the representatives of one part will be continually striving against those of t...
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The Demography, Economy, Government, and the Effects of the Civil War on Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone is located near the Atlantic Ocean in West Africa. This country has a tropical and humid climate all year long. In the summer, “during the rainy season there is a period called the ‘seven day rainfall’ when the rain keeps falling for seven days straight without interruption” (WorldTravelGuide.net). Bordered by...
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The Impact of the Battle of Gettysburg on the Future of the United States
There were many battles in the Civil War, but none were probably as important or had the same impact on the future of America as the battle of Gettysburg. It was fought from July 1st to the 3rd of 1863. This battle was started after general Robert E. Lee of the confederacy won the battle of Chancellorsville and decide to co...
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