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North American History

Women's Movement

What were the goals of the women's movement, the Chicano movement, the American Indian Movement, and the civil rights movement? Did they accomplish their respective goals?

Criminal obstruction in terms of Nixon's actions is the focal topic.

This solution offers ways in which President Nixon's activities of criminal obstruction of justice, the improper or illegal use of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Central Intelligence Agency and the Internal Revenue Service threatened the American system of government. It also examines the Constitutional process in this

Crime in the 1990's

Summarize the key factors leading to an increased fear of crime in the 1990s. In your view, which of these factors was most important and why?

US Constitutional issues are examined.

This posting ponders how long should a government secret be held in a protected status. It also questions who should decide what information is secret and not released to the public for reasons of national security.

US Constitution

How has the constitutional guarantee of the freedom of speech been impacted by the Internet? What is the responsibility of the press in a democratic society?

World War II and Cold War at Home and Abroad

What were the causes of intense fear of communist subversion in the late 1940s and early 1950s? Who were the key figures in the "Second Red Scare" and what long- term impact did the Red Scare have on American society?

The New Deal

The government's general attitude towards business in the 1920s was that relationships between the government and businessmen had never been greater or stronger than they where at that time. There was four major ways in which the federal government supported big business: 1. High tariff policies. 2. Andrew Mellon. 3. Cutbac

United States Constitution - Multiple Choice Questions

1. Our system of checks and balances is designed to a. maintain proper fiscal policy by controlling expenditures and following proper accounting practices b. promote affirmative action policy within our branches of government c. prevent any branch of government from encroaching on the pow

American Ratification of the Treaty of Versailles

After the WWI, the signing of the Treaty seen some arguments as to why Wilson's 14-Points wasn't really used but rather the change using the Treaties into getting Germany to sign to the end of the war. I need HELP for an argument for and against the signing of the Treaty. Thank you.

Monroe Doctrine

Analyze the causes and consequences of the Monroe Doctrine, and explain the relationship of the doctrine to the permanent issue of the United States interactions with its Latin American neighbors.

Paris Peace Conference

Explain how the Paris Peace Conference revised the European map and established the League of Nations, and explain why the united States did not sign the Treaty of Versailles.

Panama Canal

Trace the timetable of events that led to construction of the Panama Canal.

The Red Scare

How did or might the Red Scare have changed our attitudes towards immigrants? Are there some specific examples of this in the 1920s? Only again looking for short examples of this to answer already answered questions. Need to be a little more exact than I was. Thanks if it helps I answered to these questions about how it wa

Results and starting of these wars

Spanish American War. If the results of the Spanish American war helped us to grow in many ways, and as we still have one of our largest military bases in Cuba today. The trade it opened not only helped us to grow but other nations as well, then the question is, Why was this so important especially in the 1890s for us? How

Bosses and Machines

1. Define the conditions that enabled political "bosses" and "machines" to organize city voters? Identify some of the "bosses" and explain their reaction to reform movements.

World War I in the period 1914--1917 is encompassed.

Please help with the following problem about North American history. This job analyzes American foreign policy regarding World War I in the period 1914-April, 1917. What do you feel were the main causes of America's eventual involvement in the war?

1896 Election

Can you tell me why you might think that silver and gold was such an important topic for the election of 1896. I have to have three examples from three different sources as to their opinions on this subject. I know that it had a lot to do with the fact that one party wanted it because it would make it easier for those such as th

1896's election is overviewed.

Why is the election of 1896 considered one of the most important in the nation's history? The solution also includes references.

An outline about the selected amendment is included.

This job selects an amendment to the Constitution and writes up an outline about the selected amendment. Outlines should cover the historical setting the amendment was conceived in, the impact that it has had on society and on the individual team members, and any court cases that have helped clarify its meaning.

Civil Rights Movement

Garrow and Sitkoff 1. Who in their essays present two sympathetic but different theories, of the early days of the African American Civil Rights Movement. The beginning determined the future course; the early leaders took real risks and sometimes died for their beliefs; the Movement, changed American society in fundamental w