American Ethics

William J. Bennett once wrote, My friend had observed that while the world still regards the United States as the leading economic and military power on earth, this same world no longer beholds us with the moral respect it once did, as a shinning city on a hill Instead, it sees a society in decline. … Read more

Health Care System in America

America has a highly developed health care system, which is available to all people. Although it can be very complex and frustrating at times it has come a long way from the health care organizations of yesterday. Previously most health care facilities were a place where the sick were housed and cared for until death. … Read more

Stock Market crash of 1929

Before World War I only small fractions of Americans invested or had interest in the Stock Market. Many Americans thought of Wall Street with fear and loathing. Populist politicians denounced Wall Street as the center of financial shell games thought up by millionaire operators like Gould, Drew, Morgan and others. But with the conclusion of … Read more

American Foreign Policy

In 1825, a group of American businesspeople announced the formation of a canal building company, with interests in constructing a canal system across the Isthmus. This project was to take place in an area now called Panama. The endeavor was filled with controversy. Though the canal itself was not built until the early 1900’s every … Read more

The Republic Of Colombia

The Republic of Colombia is the fourth largest country in South America. It is located at the north-western tip of the continent. Its neighbors are Brazil and Venezuela to the east, Panama to the north-west, and Ecuador and Peru to the south. Colombia is the only South American country that’s coast is on the Pacific … Read more

Texas Trans-Corridor

Everything is bigger in Texas. That’s what a lot of Texans what Americans and people around the world to know – you don’t mess with Texas. In the 1950’s, when President Eisenhower created the first Interstate plan for the country and implemented new roads in almost every single state, it was the largest engineering feat … Read more

Religion in early Virginia

In a harsh new world, Virginia’s English colonists were supported by an ancient and familiar tradition, the established church. The law of the land from 1624 mandated that white Virginians worship in the Anglican church (The Church of England) and support its upkeep with their taxes. Where religion was an integral part of everyday life … Read more

Values and Beliefs of an American People

Long before America received a name, there existed a dream of a good land that man might discover for himself, a land full of material riches and spiritual hope. The prospect stirred mans vivid imaginations as well as their explorations, and they were willing to sacrifice for their visions and ideals. The earliest of American … Read more

Democracy in America

Alexis De Tocquevilles Democracy in America delves deep into how the American States and the federal government would grow politically and socially under the umbrella of democracy. He sees the United States as a unique entity because of how and why it started as well as its geographical location. De Tocqueville explains that the foundations … Read more

Challenges Facing America

One of the most important responsibilities of our nation is to protect and serve its citizens. As the new millennium begins, our nation must overcome many challenges that affect this responsibility. Three of the most important are terrorism, illiteracy, and the lack of moral values. Americans have considered terrorism as a horror that occurs in … Read more

The issue of racial profiling in America

The issue of racial profiling in America is one of great importance to the future of American society. This issue fairly new, in terms of being recognized is old in its ways. Racism and stereotyping are issues that date back to many years ago. Racial profiling in America is on that needs to be addressed … Read more

Penny: Cent and American History

The United States of America is known for its appreciation of history and tradition. It constantly encourages the remembrance and preservation of the past. The penny, despite its seemingly futile existence, is a major part of American history. It should remain in circulation not only because it is deeply rooted in society, but also because … Read more

American History

The Canal would also connect to New York City through the Hudson River that flowed to the NYC rot and the left side of the borough of Manhattan. 1 This would connect areas that would have taken an insane amount of time to reach before the construction of the canal. The Erie Canal took almost … Read more

American History

There are also no social classes like the working classes, aristocracy etc. ” Goldfield (2010). ” It has been demonstrated that this system cannot work and usually becomes a dictatorship” Goldfield (2010). “In the beginning in 1949, fear of domestic Communists gripped America. The country spent most of the asses under the influence of a … Read more

Our American History

The multiple causes of disunion in the sass’s stemmed from decades of differing views between Americans in the North and South. From the time of the American Revolution through the Secession of the seven states which made up the Confederate States of America, each part of the country held differing views on government, economics, territorial … Read more

American history paper

The original thirteen colonies had been occupied by England, and Vietnam was occupied by France. At first it seemed as though the stronger nation in each of these ears would win the war, however these opinions changed after years and years Of fierce combat. Although these two wars have their similarities, they also have various … Read more

American History Dbq

Food prices were at incredibly low prices when the 1 ass’s began. This led to farmers having to grow more crops, but as “Causes of Agricultural Unrest” shows, this only helped to further decrease food prices. Unfortunately, the farmers could not just produce less and wait for prices to increase because they didn’t have the … Read more

African American History

There were a umber of peoples speaking a variety of languages living there. ; Below the Gulf of Guiana the grassy landscape came to be dominated by the Bantu people. The Bantu left Nigeria 2000 years earlier. They slowly migrated South and East conquering the Pygmies and San. Most of the Africans who came to … Read more

American History

They have also at times been informed, as in the past, by the work of philosophers and theologians. Hence, this review will cite contributions from these areas, as appropriate. IN If the historical approach has dominated the scholarship, we may well ask more specifically about the nature of that approach. To do so is to … Read more

American History

There are many events that led the 13 colonies from a newly independent country to a transcontinental nation and many reasons how and why the US became stronger after its independence. The CSS benefited from its independence and this build a stronger nation. There were many economic improvements that helped the United States. The National … Read more

American History

Africans began to sell slaves as early as the eighth century o traders from the Mediterranean and later to the Portuguese. The African slave trade long preceded the European settlement in the New World (Text page 18. ) Beginning of the sixteenth century, Africans and Europeans immigrated to the Americas. The search for economic growth … Read more

Ap AMerican history

This independence could not have been achieved if it was not for the colonies seek for identity and to be known as Americans by unity by the eve of the revolution. Governments are supposed to guide a nation or settlers to hold a moral and virtuous community. Before any citizen can be called an American … Read more

History of America help

The onset of the Great Depression in the late 1 sass only added fuel to the fire of inequality and segregation faced by the African American community across the southern states. Life for African Americans in the American South in the 1 sass was not easy: they faced racial discrimination, a nearly constant threat of … Read more

African American History

Based on your reading of this chapter, do you believe racial prejudice among British settlers in the Chesapeake led them to enslave Africans? Or did the unfreeze condition of the first Africans to arrive testament’s lead to racial prejudice among settlers? The British settlers in the Chesapeake intentionally didn’t mean to have slavery but it … Read more

American History American Imperialism

American reasoning to interventionism Alexander Tribunal HISTORIES Professor: Andrew Johnston TA: Emily Cough In the late 1 ass’s, at the turn of the 20th century, European empires controlled around 60% of the globe. The decaying Spanish and French empires had relinquished most of their Imperialist goals to control more overseas territories and were left with … Read more

Progressivism: Jazz and American History Midterm

Drawing support from the urban, college- educated middle class, Progressive reformers sought to eliminate corruption in government, regulate business practices, address health hazards, improve working notations, and give the public more direct control over government through direct primaries to nominate candidates for public office, direct election of Senators, the initiative, referendum, and recall, and women’s … Read more

American History X

American History X is a film that shows the modern struggle between blacks and whites in America. The film’s focal character is Derek Vineyard. After his father is murdered in a black neighborhood, he becomes the leader of a group of young white supremacists, the DOC. After viciously murdering two black men for trying to … Read more