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  • America From Other Countries
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    America the Unusual Imagine being a student of history in a foreign country. You are asked to write a paper on, The Land of Opportunity, or America. Better yet you are a visitor under a Visa. Either way you look at it you will come to the same conclusion. That America is a place like no other in this world. In America the Unusual by John W. Kindon, I will explain how the United States is different from the rest of the world, geographically, socially, governmentally, individually as well as other...
  • America's Foreign Policy
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    America as Empire: Global Leader or Rogue Power? Jim Garrison Jim Garrison's book addresses a poignant theme faced by American culture today. Garrison explains that America must tread carefully in the present as to avoid crossing the fine line of acting as a "global leader" and acting as a "rogue power". To begin with, I found it necessary to look up the word 'rogue,' which dictionary. com defines as "vicious and solitary", clearly a negative term. This being established, Garrison is attempting ...
  • President Bushs Speech
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    The date September 11, 2001 will be painted in the minds of Americans forever. During an era of peace in which America is the worlds superpower, negotiator and peacemaker, this historical date is compared by many to the date that Pearl Harbor was bombed. In the wake of the terrorists attacks of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, the United States of America was in a state of shock. Captured by awe and disbelief, America needed a resolution to the defamation of New York City. President...
  • Developing Countries In Latin America
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    The revolution in Cuba was not a result of economic deprivation, nor because of high expectations in the economy, it was the political factors and expectations which evoked the civilians to revolt. The Cuban economy was moving forward at the time before the rebellion but the dominant influence of the sugar industry made the economy' and encouraged no 'dynamic industrial sector'. Because of the dependence on sugar, the unemployment rate ranged between 16 and 20% rising and falling with sugar pric...
  • Romans
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    American civilization could possible end up like the Roman Empire. The Romans did many of the same things that we are doing today right before they fell. We are probably not going to fall but we are not the best we could be. We should change our habits before they become worse. The Romans did many things that led to their destruction. They ruined their morals by focusing on the moment and not worrying about the future. They stole jobs by bringing in slaves to work at latifundia's which caused ho...
  • Our Own In Dependant Nation
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    In 1796, president George Washington wrote a farewell address to speak to the nation before he retired. In this, he explained valid reasons to keep America an isolated as well as neutral country. It is clearly prominent that Washington's farewell adress was necessary. This is due to the fact that it gave the nation something to ponder as well as dwell upon. Washington's intent was for his adress was to serve as an itinerary for the future of our nation. This did not succeed. Although it would be...
  • America's Foreign Policy
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    Progressive era foreign policy was motivated by a variety of factors including racial and national superiority, business and economic interests, strategic concerns, and idealism. Excerpts from For the Record provide various examples supporting the concerns that led to America's foreign policy. The idea of national superiority was evident in the belief of manifest destiny. This doctrine basically stated that America was a superior nation that was designed to expand. The nationalist argument is be...
  • National Identity Of America
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    The Search For National Identity Nationalism is the attitude members of a nation have when they care about their national identity. Nationalism can also be the love of a country and the willingness to make sacrifices for it. Just as a person's identity is affected by other people and the events in their life, a nation is affected the same way. There have been many people and events that have affected the national identity of America. There were two Awakenings that spread different aspects of Ame...
  • Evidence Of Nationalism
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    The aftermath of the War of 1812 produced a strong surge in nationalism, proves itself to be an entirely factual statement. It is confirmed through various events throughout the post-war period. The nationalist spirit became evident at various levels. For instance, national literature became published. Acclaimed writers, James Fenimore Cooper and Washington Irving used American scenes and themes in their books. School textbooks were being written about America in America. Evidence of nationalism...
  • America In Vietnam
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    Steve Clinton April 5, 1999 English 20 Crisis in Kosovo: Should America Be There Throughout American history this country has gone from a small set of colonies living in fear of the British government up to our present status as the only superpower remaining on earth. Our success in becoming this superpower has come at the cost of many other people, innocents. We took the land away from the Indians who were in what is now the United States of America and never have done anything, and never can d...
  • 1837 Americas Industry
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    Critical Book Review : The Nation Takes Shape In his book, The Nation Takes Shape, Marcus Cunliffe outlines what he calls a half a century of immense progress. He focuses in on the period of time from after the Constitution is drafted to the end of Andrew Jackson's presidency. (1789-1837). In his book he outlines the major events pertaining to the evolution of our newly independent country. He illustrates the steps that the nation took in becoming America and establishing themselves as a free co...
  • America's Military Base In Pearl Harbor
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    The movie "Pearl Harbor" vividly depicts the dreadful war between Unites States of America and Japan that started the Second World War. The movie effectively shows the emotions and tragedy the war brought to the two nations. The film shows the solidarity within each nation, Japan as one solid and highly advanced nation and USA as another. When Japan planned to bomb the America's military base in Pearl harbor, its army shows solidarity in utilizing their plans of attacking the military base. Thou...
  • Strategic Interests Help America
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    Rj Scott class Mr. Wong February 14, 2003 American Imperialism Imperialism is the advocacy of extending the power and dominion of a nation especially by direct territorial acquisitions or by gaining indirect control over the political or economic life of other areas. This is how America came to be the most powerful nation, by eliminating racial discrimination. In the late Nineteenth Century, American imperialism was encouraged by interests, ideology, and strategic interests. Economic interests i...
  • Pay Off National Debt
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    History has a tendency to repeat itself. America from 1783 to 1800 had faced political, economic, and social problems that Great Britain had faced prior to the American Revolution with their relations with the colonies. After the Revolutionary War, Americans and British governments suffered economically from faced huge national debts that were also added by French and Indian War which later leads to collecting of taxes and uprising of the National Bank to help bring in this lost revenue. Even af...
  • Jackson's Display Of Nationalism
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    After America's victory in the War of 1812, the republic acquired a new leader who furthered the people's growing sense of nationalism. This leader, Andrew Jackson, claimed to be the president of the common man and showed his love for America by doing everything in his power to keep the Union together. Although his political decisions were often highly controversial, Jackson continuously promoted nationalism by supporting the general public, ensuring America's welfare, and devoting himself to Am...
  • Attack America After The War
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    In Favor of Change We may as well assert that because a child has thrived upon milk, that it is never to have meat, or that the first twenty years of our lives is to become a precedent for the next twenty (Paine 83). The main argument that Paine tries to make is one against the thought that in order for America to grow and flourish as a healthy nation it must still be a part of Great Britain. Americans rationalized with this argument by trying to observe the past years since the formation of thi...
  • American Hot Dog
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    There are many reasons that America is great. In fact, that it is very difficult to narrow these down into categories, much less, five specific characteristics. In my opinion, a few things that make America great are the freedoms we have, our unique government, our amazing pastimes, the great educational opportunities our country offers, and last, but definitely not least, the Great American Hot Dog. In America, we have the freedom to live our lives pretty much any way that we like, as long as w...
  • Current Corporate America
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    - Ideology, which is contrary to hierarch ism of the Confucian society in which most of the Chinese are born and raised, the United States is said to be founded on a basis of individualism and opportunity for all. Americans share a common sense for rights granted to them in the Constitution. It is not that a government was formed to bring justice but rather the people of America have the rights in the first place and set forth the Constitution to institutionalize these rights. This is where Amer...
  • American Policies America
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    American policies America is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone, not just you. After 9/11 America has changed". Freedom of movement which had once been taken for granted, has now been curtailed". The foreign policies of America are creating many problems at home and aboard. These policies that are motivated by blind visions and selfishness of our present and past administrations must be changed. Americans have been taught to believe that they are envy of the world. Some time p...
  • Non Western Countries
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    America's Involement In Foreign Affairs Essay, ResearchAmerica's Involement In Foreign Affairs America's Involvement in Foreign Affairs The United States of America is increasingly becoming the "police' of world affairs. Countries now think that if they do something reckless or irresponsible and get themselves into trouble, then America will just bail them out. Although this is not a good way of thinking, most countries are justified in their portrayal of America as the police because of the Uni...

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