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  • Writings Of The Progressive Historians
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    One must decide the meaning of 'progressive historiography. ' It can mean either the history written by 'progressive historians,' or it can mean history written by historians of the Progressive era of American history and shortly after. The focus that was chosen for this paper is more in keeping with the latter interpretation, if for no other reason than it provides a useful compare-and-contrast 'control' literature. The caveat is this: the focus of this report is on the predominant question of ...
  • Spanish American War The Spanish
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    Spanish-American War The Spanish-American War was different from many other wars because it did not deal with America's rights; nevertheless it dealt with our issues over expansionism. The war was caused by yellow journalism, sinking of the main, and the de Lome letter in which he discussed his bad faith with America. The Spanish-American War was a "splendid little war" because it demonstrated the enormous influence of yellow journalism, changed the balance in the Federal Government, and most im...
  • Christianity And The Revolution
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    Christianity and the American Revolutionary War Harry Stout points out in the lead article, How Preachers Incited Revolution, 'it was Protestant clergy who propelled colonists toward independence and who theologically justified war with Britain' (n. pay). According to Cassandra Niemczyk in her article in this issue of Christian History ' (the Protestant Clergy) were known as 'the Black Regiment' (n. pay). Furthermore, as the article Holy Passion for Liberty shows, 'Americans were quick to discer...
  • French Revolution
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    World War I was definitely a greater contributor to the course if European civilization than the French revolution. WWI dissolved empires and shaped a generation of men, Where as the French Revolution primarily affected France and didn't even abolish the monarchy. WWI brought things like the Treaty of Versailles in 1919, this dissolved Germany as a power, but also brought forth mass retaliation in the form of Nazi movement. Because of this Czechoslovakia emerges as independent. WWI also started ...
  • American Revolution
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    The American Revolution The American Revolution, the conflict by which the American colonists won their independence from Great Britain and created the United States of America, was an upheaval of profound significance in world history. It occurred in the second half of the 18th century, in an 'Age of Democratic Revolution,' when philosophers and political theorists in Europe were critically examining the institutions of their own societies and the notions that lay behind them. Yet the American ...
  • Issue Regarding Land And The Social Revolution
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    "The Effects of the American Revolution" J. Franklin Jameson's book, The American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement, explains how our revolution was more than a war for political change to democracy. The revolution caused a social movement in addition to the political purpose of it. This social movement caused many changes in America, changes that far exceeded a switch to a democracy. First, Jameson said that the war affected American society by changing the status of persons. During th...
  • Extent Of Political Involvement In The Revolution
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    The Russian revolution of February 1917 was a momentous event in the course of Russian history. Its causes, nature and effect are complex and critical in the analysis of twentieth century international history. The revolution began in Petrograd as a workers revolt in response to bread shortages, and was aimed at the Tsarist system because it was believed that the government was hoarding the bread in order to drive up prices. Marxist historians have grossly exaggerated the extent of political inv...
  • American Women
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    The Constitution was written that said that all men were created equal. However, many American women wanted to have the rights and freedoms as men did. But women were totally dependent on men for everything. When the revolution began many women began to help support the cause of the revolution. In doing so woman began to found the first large-scale woman's association in American history. That showed sprit and support for their loved ones in the fight for freedom. Some women were disapproving of...
  • American And French Revolutions
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    Comparing and Contrasting the French and American Revolutions Compare and contrast the American and French revolutions. These should include the role of the bourgeoisie / capitalist middle class, the difference in geography, the role of the international community, religion (its view of democracy, and its relationship to the state), voting habits of the two nations and their political culture. The French Revolution was plotted by the person who helped the Americans in their own, Marquis de Lafay...
  • New Ideals Of Men In Nicaragua
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    How the Sandinista Revolution Changed Traditional Gender Roles Before the Nicaraguan Sandinista Revolution had taken place in the late 1970's, male and female gender roles had been clearly and traditionally defined as to how one should behave and conduct one's self. Men and women identified these ideal traits and behaviors for potential husbands and wives, or as guidelines in how to raise their children, and even so that the family order of gender role was not upset. Traditional male behavior ha...

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