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  • Initial Discovery Of The Americas
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    Europe and Unintended Consequences Present-day historians have shed the light of modern understanding to issues that plagued peoples of the past. One example of this can easily be seen in the ideals popularized in Europe from the late fifteenth to the mid seventeenth centuries regarding the Americas and its inhabitants. The Americas had a discern able impact upon Europe, and vice versa; though neither group initially set out to change the world that was the unforeseen and wholly 'unintended cons...
  • Past America's Military
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    In any era there are different protagonists, playing the same game on a similar board. Like a game of monopoly, there are nations competing to become the foremost leaders of their time. They amass great wealth, powerful armies, and political sway. When the influence and might of these countries transcends the confines of their boundaries, so that they become a presence throughout the world, they become empires. At times, it seems as though one of these empires wins the game, becoming the undispu...
  • Indochina For Its European Communist Containment Policy
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    Few events of the twentieth century have been as ideologically charged as America's involvement in Vietnam. The Vietnam experience has had a long lasting effect on American foreign policy to this day. The study of the United State's involvement in Vietnam involves the examination of many issues, since the conflict and American involvement in it had spanned the better part of thirty years. However, it is the aim of this essay to show how America's internal and external fear of Communism caused it...
  • Hutton's America
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    The benighted state of America The World We " re In Will Hutton Little, Brown 17.99, pp 320 Where is America's Star Wars missile defence shield when we need it Will Hutton is on a rant, and his target is the United States. Hutton's America is not the America of conventional wisdom. Hutton's America is a failed society, 'the most unequal society in the industrialised West'. As an economic model, Hutton's America is a failure as well; the obsession with short-term profits to satisfy shareholders h...
  • Power In Europe And Europeans
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    In elementary schools across the country children learn of Christopher Columbus's magnificent odyssey across the Atlantic, concluding with the discovery of America. For many children the story ends here, never knowing how significant this discovery was for the eastern world at the time and for the western world of the future. After 1492 capitalism rose to power in Europe and Europeans became the world's super power. Europe was able to generate enough capital and power to dissolve feudalism in it...

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