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  • Basic Right To Freedom And Liberty
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    Why Puritans Came to America: Freedom When the English came to America to escape religious persecution, things commenced at a shaky start. For example, Puritans fled from England because of religious persecution. They were being physically beaten because of their religious beliefs therefore they attempted to create a Utopia or "City upon a hill" in the New World. There "City upon a hill" began with a government based on religious beliefs. It developed into a government which condemned those who ...
  • American Indian Crops
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    President Bush " The strength of our Nation comes from its people. As the early inhabitants of this great land, the native peoples of North America played a unique role in the shaping of our Nation's history and culture. During the month when we celebrate Thanksgiving, we especially celebrate their heritage and the contributions of American Indian and Alaska Native peoples to this Nation". The contribution of the American Indian to the English language is something that is often overlooked. Thes...
  • American People
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    My report is on how the first world war effected the American people, and how the war helped shape the country we know today. The war started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were touring the city of Sarajevo in the newly acquired country of Serbia. The Serbian Nationalistic group the 'Black Hand' plotted to assai nate him, so, Gavril lo Princi p shot Franz Ferdinand in June of 1914. Anyway this led to a big conflict in Europe, and all the major powers took their sides. This war...
  • II Farmers
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    Eli Marcus History, Period 5 The New Deal. FDR and the First New Deal A. FDR Takes the Helm 1. Roosevelt was generally popular and got good grades 2. Marriage to Eleanor i. distant cousins ii. March 17, 1905 they were married 3. An Emerging Politician i. democrat ii. 1921 polio left him paralyzed. treatment gave him partial use of his legs iv. spoke publicly in 1924 since the attack 4. The Roosevelt Victory i. Roosevelt proposed a solid and straightforward plan of action to end depression ii. wa...
  • State Department Of Being Full Of Communists
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    The McCarthy Hearings Senator Joseph McCarthy instilled fear into the minds of the Americans with his anti-Communist thinking, with his ideals. Senator McCarthy, during 1950-1954, disrupted the United States with the HUAC (House of Un-American Activity Committee) Hearings. These hearings brought government workers, college professors, playwrights and Hollywood screen writers, actors, artists, musicians, gays, Jews and anyone with a goatee under suspicion. Joseph McCarthy was an unknown senator f...
  • People For The American Way Website
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    As I examined The People for the American Way website, I noticed three key elements that were consistent throughout the website. One, the lack of indicating the funding source for the website and the organization as a whole; two, the strong hidden underlying position; and three, the exceptional variety of opposing material, such as links to other websites. This website had much more information than I could process in a short amount of time. In my observation, I could not locate the source of fu...
  • Howard Zinn And Paul Johnson
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    This paper will summarize how Howard Zinn, author of "A People's History of the United States", and Paul Johnson, author of "A History of the American People", view the formation of what is now the United States of America, in its early stages, as well as, an opinionated overview which describes my personal feelings towards their differing accounts of these past times. Howard Zinn, in his respective writing, opened by describing men and women of the Arawak tribe, of the Bahama Islands, as a pict...
  • African Americans During The Decade
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    'The Roaring Twenties' was a time of change, a boom for economy and unprecedented prosperity. The decade following the First World War had it all. It was a decade where transport, technology, communication and entertainment grew. It was also a time when women had more liberation. However, the label 'The Roaring Twenties' is only appropriate to some certain extent. Not everyone benefited from the boom, this included African Americans, farmers, migrants and those employed in old industries. Prohib...
  • Most Significant Accomplishment Of The New Deal
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    "I pledge you, I pledge myself, to a new deal for the American people". This statement was made by then Governor Roosevelt when he accepted the democratic presidential nomination in 1932. When Roosevelt became President in 1933 he brought with him the "New Deal". The New Deal possessed humanitarian goals and openness to new ideas and a willingness to expand federal powers to achieve its goals. The New Deal also proposed to provide relief for the needy, recovery for the nation at large, and long-...
  • Position Of Sarkhan's American Ambassador
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    "The simple fact is, Mr. Ambassador, that average Americans, in their natural state... are the best ambassadors a country can have. But something happens to most Americans when they go abroad... feel that they must live up to their commissaries and big cars and cocktail parties". This quotation taken from a conversation between Minister of Defense, Magsaysay and Mac White basically shows the main point the authors of The Ugly American, William J. Lederer and Eugene Burdick were trying to get acr...

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