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  • Wars America
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    A Peoples Problem Both the Mexican War and the Spanish American War were caused by an outcry by the American people. The Mexican War could have been avoided if America's ideals of expansion did not dwarf Mexico's right to their land. Be it through Manifest Destiny as it was in the Mexican War or with the new ideas of imperialism in the Spanish-American war. The thing that had the most influence on the Spanish-American War was the Yellow Press. The first problem came when President James K. Polk,...
  • Central America By The Spanish
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    Central America is a land bridge that connects North America to South America. Today, this area of the world is under major reconstruction. Its recent history is filled with civil wars, military dictatorships, and native uprisings. Though the recent economy has turned toward the better, the history of the economy in Central America has not been a fortunate. Poverty, disease, and discontent were common among the people living in this region. Many of the problems faced by these nations date back t...
  • Colonies Of Latin America
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    Hisotry of Latin America History of the region from the pre-Columbian period and including colonization by the Spanish and Portuguese beginning in the 15th century, the 19th-century wars of independence, and developments to the end of World War II. Latin America is generally understood to consist of the entire continent of South America in addition to Mexico, Central America, and the islands of the Caribbean whose inhabitants speak a Romance language. The peoples of this large area shared the ex...
  • Roosevelt And The Rough Riders
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    ROUGH RIDERS Ben Ker foot 3/7/02 Per. 5 The Rough Riders were the most famous of all the units fighting in Cuba during the Spanish, American war. The Spanish, American war started by America wanting to expand their influence in the western hemisphere. To do that they would need to gain action politically or militarily in Cuba (a Spanish ruled country). The first battle of the war was The Battle of Manilla. Which was a naval strike on the Manila harbor. Led by Commander George Dewey, the Navy won...
  • Moors From The Country
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    Spain is a very interesting country and has much history behind its geography, population, society, culture and much more. Many of this history can be based on its people and their rich taste and flavor in music and foods. Their history also shows us that from Spain originated many cultures that made many different countries we know today. Spain's dances are also popular and still carried on today. Spain is surrounded by France and Portugal. Its size is slightly more than twice of Oregon. Spain'...
  • Later After The Defeat Of The Aztecs
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    "Conventional history is written by winners; teaching us that discovery of the Americas is one of mankind's finest hours (... ) However the inhabitants of the Americas saw it differently" (p. 3). To the civilizations attacked saw this as destruction. They had already created a type of society with farming, hunting, gathering. In 1492 they were one fifth of the world's population, but after the European invasions the Natives never more reached their autonomy. Cortez voyage to conquer the Aztec's ...
  • Spanish South America Wars Of Independence
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    In a government, there are at least three attitudes toward political polices. These three attitudes are nationalism, liberalism, and conservation. Nationalism is a feeling of loyalty for one's own land and people. These people have the belief that one's greatest loyalty should be to one's country and to belong to a nation as a whole. Liberalism is a political philosophy of limited government and protection of individual rights and freedoms. It is an attitude toward social, economic, political, a...

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