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Japanese Internment

Wardell Henderson History 137 2/12/17 Kris Cornelis Primary Source Analysis #2 For my primary resource analysis I chose image number three of the Japanese American citizens. From my observation it appears that this photo is of both Issei (first generation immigrants who had arrived ...

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Why You Should Move to the Colonies Letter

England's citizens were not happy with the conditions they had to live with. People detested the Church of England, and even more were suffering there in poverty. They had nowhere to go besides prison if they stayed. In the New World, Pennsylvania was becoming a great colony to travel/move to ...

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Why Reconstruction Matters

Why Reconstruction Matters The article starts off by mentioning how civil war ended. When Confederate Gen. Robert E Lee at Appomattox Court House surrendered himself around 150 years ago, the Civil War came to an effective end. The issues that we're dealing today and the construction questions ...

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The Huguenot Fort Memorial

Sean Battista U.S.History 111- Descendants of Calvinism; Explorers of the New World When exploring all of the New England area, it is clear to see how the earliest of settlements have and still impact our livelihoods and ethological views on what we know today as the United States of America. ...

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Alaskan Gold Rush

Talvy Ajuria PRD 3 Klondike Gold Rush summary: The Klondike Gold Rush was an event of migration by an estimated 100,000 people prospecting to the Klondike region of north-western Canada in the Yukon region between 1896 and 1899. It's also called the Yukon Gold Rush, the Last Great Gold Rush and ...

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Spanish American War

Spanish-American War 3/4/2017 Johnny Griffin The war was based on U.S. going to war with Spain to help Cuba fight for their independence from Spain. Also another key thought to the war was the destruction of the U.S. Maine. This war only lasted a few months, and there was not many deaths ...

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History Of The Cheyenne Indians

Cheyenne Indian History Cheyenne (from the Sioux name Sha-hi'yena, Shai-ena, or (Teton) Shai-ela, 'people of alien speech,' from sha'ia, 'to speak a strange language'). An important Plains tribe of the great Algonquian family. They call themselves Dzi'tsiistäs, apparently nearly equivalent to ...

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The Pacific Theater

The Pacific Theater The U.S. was dragged into World War II because of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The Pacific Theater battles were fought in the Pacific region of the world in places like the Philippines, Japan etc. There were five major battles in the Pacific Theater. From June to ...

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Martin Luther King Jr's Methods and Successes

Aims: King sought equality for African Americans, the economically disadvantaged and victims of injustice through peaceful protest. He was the driving force behind watershed events such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the March on Washington, which helped bring about such landmark legislation ...

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American Foreign Policy and The 1920s

Unit 4 Jason Sisneros 1. 1.The last quarter of the nineteenth century brought a slow but perceptible change in American foreign policy. Discuss how that change developed down through the end of the Spanish-American War. Then trace the development of American foreign policy though the ...

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Consequences and Causes of Colonial Expansion

The period of 1800-1914 is characterized by the rapid development of capitalist and market relations in both hemispheres of the globe. In the 19th century most of the European states already had a developed system of colonialism in Africa and Asia that was essential for the development of industry, ...

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End of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Before the end of the Civil War and emancipation which freed the slaves, the Wade v Davis Bill was passed by congress in July of 1864. The bill stated that military governors would lead each of the southern states known as the confederate states. It also stated that after half of those states ...

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The Great Depression: What really caused The Great Depression?

Destinee Dunklin Ms. Matthews 5th Block October 18, 2016 The Great Depression: What really caused The Great Depression? The Great Depression was a devastating financial crisis that affected most countries around the world. Although the Great Depression began in 1929 it lasted until the ...

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Jamestown Failure: The Struggle of a Colony

Jamestown Failure: The Struggle of a Colony The struggles of an early and uneducated settlement that led to famine, starvation, cannibalism, and death of many men, women, and children. All of which this happened in high hopes of finding gold like the Spaniards had found in the South ...

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American Revolution

There are many reasons why pilgrims came to the British American colonies. Mainly because of freedom, economic gain, enslavement, and avoiding Debtors prison. Settlement primary took place around the 16 hundred. The Northern colonies were frequently settled by people escaping religious persecution ...

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