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The Peoples History of the United States by Howard Zinn: Review of Chapters 1 through 5
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Howard Zinn is arguably the most important American historian. He brought a radical transformation to the construction of history that was previously unheard of. By siding with the oppressed, the underprivileged, the victims, the poor and the weak, he made their voices heard through his writing. … The book has brought balance to the historical recounting of…
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Common History of oppression of people of African descent and indigenous peoples in the United States and South Africa
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Imagine that you are an attorney representing any one of the following population groups: a) American Indians, b) African Americans or c) Black South Africans: Prepare a reparations lawsuit clearly outlining the reasons for compensation. List the crimes and violations committed,… Black South Africans faced much discrimination against them during the colonial…
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History
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The second quarter of the 19th century was characterize by emergence of several number of institutions and some social movements that were dedicated in the improvement of individualistic and social morals. The emergence of the idealistic philosophy led to the idea that fate was… The state of Pennsylvania introduced a prison with the prisoners stayed alone and…
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About an American History
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This therefore has made women relatively inferior and invisible from the overall mainstream scene despite the fact that women comprised half of the… (Zinn) During 19th century, the role of women were also being redefined under the religious code wherein women were required to be pious and has a separate and defined role in the family. Sexual purity of women…
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Education: A Silent Killer of the Intellect
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The excerpt from Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States", focuses on the way education system has been utilized by the state for centuries to mobilize the common mass in its favor and maintain law and order. … Education: A Silent Killer of the Intellect Institutions like schools and churches along with popular literature play a major role in…
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(Annotated Bibligraphy) Finding 10 acadamic sources and writing a brief description of those 6 entries(at least 3 sentences)
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This is a chapter of the book History is a Weapon: A People’s History of the United States which described the ill-effects of war, amid class struggle, which killed thousands of peoples and devastated infrastructures of nations during World War I. It also detailed the sad… The wars took place in a furious fight to control territory and resources. As violence…
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About an American History
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World War II was considered as the most popular war in US and was proudly declared as the people’s war because of the sheer involvement of common… the course of war and from isolationism to intervention, US role remained strategic in nature which finally decided the fate of the War at the broader scale. The pre-war era in US was that of the great depression…
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The Movies 2010
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The essay "The Movies 2010" is about the need of having a thesis sentence on the movie 2010, stating how and why the movie is more than just a piece of entertainment. Besides, the thesis also includes factors, of what is the influence of the movie, and controversy of the movie. … Some influences have arisen from the movie such as the need for…
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HIstory questions
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Davy Crockett claimed that he kept warm to avoid freezing to death by continuously climbing to the top of a tree that was about two feet and sliding down the tree till daylight in order to make the inside of his arms and legs feel good and mighty warm. 2. Initially the… It had recruited Whig’s members in 1858, and had successfully guided the union to stop…
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The relationship between poor European Americans, poor free whites,African Americans and the Native Americans during the early colonial period
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During the early colonial period, approximately one-half to two-thirds of European who migrated to the American colonies had arrived under indentures, meaning they had to work pay for passage to the New World. However, this population of indentured servants and free poor Whites… The poor European Americans also interacted with Native Americans during that…
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Early Virginia
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Every other continent envies America although their rapid early growth is subject to criticism. While some people believe that the economic prosperity is based on… The English law at that moment did not protect the rights of the Africans, and they ended up being overworked and mistreated. Their hard work and high production rate formed the backbone of the…
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Vietnam war
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They both put in more money and soldiers into the war that the Americans were clearly losing. The most important factor that led to… The loss of the money which caused the withdrawal was as a result of poor planning on the part of the military leaders on what areas to hit and the use of magnitude. They hit the wrong area and gave the Vietcongs the advantage in…
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The other civil war
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Zinn Howard in his article “The Other Civil War” argues that the period before and after the Civil War was full of politics, elections, slavery and race questions and class struggles. However, class struggles are often ignored by writers. Zinn thus gives an account of these… This was especially so during economic crisis such as that of 1837, 1857 and 1873. The…
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Analyze the Slave Petitions in light of the key changes taking place in this new American society
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By late 1770s, new American society had freedom and exemption from heavy taxes. Even after the attainment of America’s independence in the 1770s,… They campaigned for equality and recognition of their rights and racial acceptance among other Americans, who still embraced unjust treatment through slavery. This compelled blacks in new American society to lobby…
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The Spanish, English, and French Styles of Conquest on North America
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The three imperial systems had differences in terms of practices, goals and achievements. For instance the British imperial was more concerned with… rench rule was mostly based on assimilation and spread of Christianity where many people moved to France while the French moved to nations which they colonized. Spanish imperials were different from the British…
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American Civil War Book Report/Review
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-1This paper will compare and contrast two major historical analysis of Americas civil war. Perhaps the most notable difference between 'A People's History Of The United States 1492- Present' (Zinn 2003, Chap 10) and 'American Destiny' (Carnes 2005, chap14) is their approach to historical analysis.… It also provides the reader with a unique chance to process…
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Read the directions, answer the 3 question
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It does cover the concepts such as the person who writes a certain historical document, his core agenda as he write, and accuracy of… Oral history has exhibited massive changes since it is passed by the word of mouth from one generation to another, hence may be a subject to bias. Historians do evaluate the validity and reliability of each source through…
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Life under slavery in the United States
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Some slaves were punished for disobedience and others were being rewarded for working as instructed. Slavery existed in America from early years in the… Although slavery was later abolished using peace treaties, it is clear that during the slave period, most slaves experienced serious suffering harsh living conditions under their masters’ care.…
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1912 Lawrence Textile Strike
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The 20th century witnessed a plethora of strikes that contributed to significant shifts in attitude and policy changes regarding labor and unionization. One prominent strike that occurred during the early years of 20th century was the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike. This strike… This essay examines a variety of issues surrounding the 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike…
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They believed that the strength of a country was determined by the size of its army, the technology used in war and the experience and discipline of soldiers.… This discussion explains how they American Patriots won the Revolutionary War. American colonies won the Revolutionary War through the use of various strategies that disadvantaged its enemies. It is…
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From These Beginnings
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Thomas Jefferson felt like the constitution of the 1787 had hitches as it did not include the rights of the people who had been arrested and the law breakers. Therefore, there was no framework of passing judgment on the fugitives of the law. Jefferson had a natural flair in… Thomas Jefferson suggested that new nations should have a written constitution. During…
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Vietnam war
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The United States of America for the first time from 1964 to 1972 made an all-out military effort in the fight as it took sides in the conflict in Vietnam. With all the technological and human capabilities, America was favored to win that war. The Government of America was very… Evidently, the issue has been viewed differently as the books that will be…
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The African American experience in colonial and antebellum North America
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In the 16th Century, Slavery was rampant, and slaves were sourced from African Kingdoms of West Africa and taken to the United States to work in the Spanish and Portuguese farms. Slaves were denied their rights and handled like animals. The Ships that arrived in the United… Food was scarce and even opted to eat corpses. Mostly, slaves came from Africa, the…
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President review
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He has the qualities and attributes that assisted him to influence a multitude of people to move or shift towards a direction he desired. Woodrow Wilson was a scholar, an idealist, activist, and politician who… His family shifted to Augusta located in Georgia, a year after he was born. In 1870, they moved to Columbia and then later moved to Wilmington in the…
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Carter-Reagan-Bush: The Bipartisan Consensus
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noted that all the national leaders during the 21th century in the United States that is, Jefferson, Jackson, Herbert Hoover and Roosevelt who were Republicans, Democrats, conservatives or liberals were bounded by horizons of enterprise and property and accepted the… After the war in Vietnam, the country faced the Watergate scandals that led individuals to be…
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