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US History around the early 1700s- 1800s

This job offers specific websites or works that may explain early 1700's- 1800's, specifically around the American Revolution time when America wanted freedom from Britian. Facts about the debates of the Constitutional Convention and the Articles of Confederation are also needed.

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What is the focus of "Thomas Edison, Chemist"? How is the book organized? What aspects of Edison's life does it cover? What are the author's theses? How effectively does the author support his arguments? A summary is given.

Criminalizing Sodomy

Please help with the following problem. Just recently the U.S.Supreme Court, thought to be 5 conservatives and 4 liberals (in the political sense), rendered a decision in a case emanating from Texas, 'Lawrence v. Texas', that held that state statutes criminalizing sodomy were unconstitutional. This was of course what 'gays'

Presidents' morality and Clinton's immorality

Should a President be a moral person, as most understand morality to be? Why or why not? Explain why Clinton's immorality did not hinder his presidency as some had wished? These areas are explored.

Small Wars Manual for the United States

Has anyone read the United States Marine Corps "Small Wars Manual" and if so, can anyone answer the below question. Differentiate between what is valid and invalid today in the Small Wars Manual. Why?

American legal system and individual rights

How can the American legal system, which is so devoted to protecting individual rights, justify itself morally if it jeopardizes, through its own rules, the right of law-abiding citizens to personal peace and security?

Post WWII Art Movement

The leading paint movement in the immediate post-world war II period was: a) Dadaism. b) Minimalism. c) Pop art. d) Postmodernism. e) Abstract expressionism. Answer and explanation is required.



50 Question Study Sheet

Hi, I have created a 50 question study sheet to help me study for an upcoming exam. This exam will determine if I can get into the college that I choose, and it is vital that I am prepared. I ask you to find the answers to these 50 questions, Please have done as soon as possible, thanks! 1. Progressives were united by A. Geo

Colonial Policies Still in Existence Today

American colonies do not exist today, but many governmental policies still exist. Examples from Federalist Papers #'s 1,2, 30, 45, 47, 69 & 80 of policies established in colonial times that still exist today.

American History - Importance of non-written records

The study of history should be based on much more than just written records. In an interpretive writing of 4 paragraphs, supported by TWO specific examples, discuss the importance of non-written records to our understanding of American history. I need ideas for this question. Thank you.

Daniel Boone - Real vs. Legendary?

(2) In what ways does the "real" Daniel Boone differ from the "legendary" Daniel Boone? Discuss at least two specific examples. Why do you think Boone has become such a legendary figure? Who are our "legends" today? Discuss at least one specific example. Please site some original thoughts.

Daniel Boone and Tecumsch

1. What are two insights of the lives of Daniel Boone and Tecumsch? 2. In what ways were these men similar? 3. In what ways were these men different? 4. What was the nature of Indian-white relationships in the early years of our nations history? See the attached file.

Balance of Power

My teacher used the phrase "balance of power" when discussing colonization. I am having difficulty understanding this term. When I asked her for help she said to refer to my lecture notes and my notes are incomplete to understand it.

World War II & U.S. Foreign Policy Changes

I am looking for as much information as possible fro these questions. Here are the questions: QUESTIONS: The United States entered World War II as a strong opponent of imperialism , even when it involved allies. Yet, by 1950 , and certainly by 1954 the US supported French efforts to maintain control of IndoChina. 1

US History 1865 - present

1. Which of the following was NOT a policy or law endorsed by the progressives? a. the popular election of U.S. senators b. the pure food and drug act c. the child labor act d. the workman's compensation act e. the reconstruction finance corporation 2. Which of the following was NOT a cause of the great depression?

Womens Suffrage 19th amendment

Just wanted to know what combination of factors in the early 20th century lead to the amendement of the the right to women to vote and which factors is the most critical?


What was really at stake in the debate between the federalists and anti-federalists? Did the federalists win primarily because of their superior political skills or because they had a clearer view of the meaning of the A revolution and the future of the United States

Manifest Destiny and the Civil War

Example for response: question was name four reasons why the North won the Civil War, one answer would be: response: Industry: the North had greater industrial capacity that better supplied the troops. My questions: 1. Explain the expression: "Manifest Destiny." 2. Explain three factors that influenced the concept of

Indian removal (1814 - 1858)

Early in the 19th centrury, as the rapidly-growing United States expanded into the lower South, white settlers faced what they considered an obstacle. This area was home to the Cherokee, Creek, Choctaw, Chicasaw and Seminole nations. These Indian nations, in the view of the settlers and many other white Americans, were standing

Immigration in the 1840s

Symbolic of one of the major changes in American demographics was the large influx of immigrants in the 1840s. In what ways were these new immigrants (primarily Germans and Irish) similar to other immigrants such as the British and the Scots-Irish and in what ways were they different?