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Bill of rights and amendments table problems

Please help with the following problem. Later Amendments Focus Date Implemented Impact on Society Visibility/Current Impact on You Amendment XIII Amendment XIV Amendment XV Amendment XVI Amendment XVII Amendment XVIII

This section describes what are the divided powers given by the constitution and how it is related with Federal and state governments. It also describes the limitations on the power of the states.

Concurrent Powers: Concurrent powers are the powers which are shared by both Federal and state governments. Examples are power to tax, maintain courts and borrow money Delegated Powers: Delegated powers are the powers which are given specifically to Federal governments. These powers were also known as enumerated powers. Ex

Influences on the Constitution: Table/Chart

Influences on the Constitution Table Directions: Use the textbook, Electronic Reserve Readings, and outside sources to complete the following chart. Analyze each item in terms of its influences on the Constitution. Documents (Summarize what this is. Why is it Notable?) Magna Carta Mayflower Compact Articles of

American History since 1877 - Era of Reconstruction

To what extent did the Era of Reconstruction create a New South? What impact did the Agrarian Revolt have on American politics at the end of the 19th century? What are some of the high points and low points of the 1920s? What role did the United States play in World War I? What caused the United States to shift from iso

Capitalist Order

Describe the ways in which socialists and others challenged the capitalist order.

New Deal aspects are noted.

Which of President Roosevelt's early New Deal programs to aid in the country's recovery from the Great Depression illustrate his willingness to experiment with bold, innovative ideas? Which of his actions show his hesitation and connection to traditional values?

Effects of WWI on the US economy are cited.

How did the war adversely affect the U.S. economy? What were some of the repercussions of this adverse affect? Could the economic downturn have been prevented? Why or why not?

Book Review

History, U.S. History since 1877 - Year 3 A book review on A Feeling of Belonging by Shirley Jennifer Lim. The review must 1. Identify and evaluate the argument of the book. What, exactly is the author arguing in this text? How well does she support the argument, and with what types of evidence? Is the argument ultimat

Slavery affects prior to the Civil War

The institution of slavery in the United States affected the people living in the United States. What kind of affect did this institution have on the United States prior to the Civil War? How did it shape the peoples lives and culture.

Females in History

1. Central to the history of American women are changing conceptions of female sexuality, and women's shifting abilities to safely and readily access birth control. Conceptions of female sexuality, and the degree of control which women did (and did not) have over their reproductive lives, underwent significant changes between th

Linguistic Speech

Original Academic Problem Posted: My son has a Linguistic Speech to do on a member of society. The speech must include answers to 5 of the following questions. How could a person become a memmber of this class? What were their homes like? What did the people in this class do for fun?(recreational activities) What did th

The Jim Crow laws

What were the Jim Crow laws? In your opinion, do these laws still have an impact today? Why or why not?

The Supreme Court Justices

Do some biographical research on the current Supreme Court Justices. Select one for discussion. What is his/her background? why was he/she chosen for the Court, and by whom? how do they compare to the othere on any single set of constitutional issues?

1800-1850 Cultural Changes in America

What major cultural changes occurred in American life between 1800-1850, including the rise in popular religion, also what social forces led to each change.

Colonial period

I need to visit several historic sites from different periods and write a paper along with a presentation. I would like help with the site I intend on visiting for the Colonial period as 1) I don't know much about this period and 2) As a science major I have difficulty researching topics in history. I would like information o

Historical Industrialization Conceptions

How do our modern day conceptions of what a factory is or what industrialization is affect our interpretation of historical industrialization? Did the coming of factories represent progress? Is progress always necessarily positive?

Review of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

I need to complete a paper written using APA format book review on "Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee" I need the book to focus on a person, period or event of significance to America during the period of 1491-1865. That is why I chose this one. The review may provide background information about the content of the book, I need

Joseph Stalin's life is summarized.

Of all the dictators during the time period we have been discussing, only Stalin would survive the war and end up living a relatively long life. His antagonists, Hitler and Mussolini, would end their lives in violent death. Mussolini would go first along with his mistress. Their beaten and mutilated corpses hung by their heels o

Freedom of speech in anti war situations is debated.

This job asks the question, "Should a mother of a fallen soldier in Iraq have the right to call President Bush a curse word on national television? What about the punishment handed out to the Dixie Chicks or Kayne West saying Bush doesn't care about black people?"