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WWI: U.S. Involvement

How did European powers interpret American contributions to the war effort, and why did they form this interpretation? Do you think the contributions made by America were underestimated in these interpretations? Why, or why not?

WWI: Economy

What economic effects were experienced domestically due to American mobilization for World War I? Name and thoroughly explain these effects.

The Confederacy & Civil War Attempts at Effective Governing

The Confederacy initially broke from the Union due to States rights. They wanted the government to play a minor role in affairs. Once they created their own government they were unable to create within it this ideal. In what ways did they emphasize national government? Why was their ideal so hard to realize?

American and French Revolutions

1. Explain the cause of these changes in each nation, including the conditions that led to both the American and French revolutions and possible reasons for the very different outcomes in the revolutions. 2. Also, looking ahead to the Industrial Age, what would cause Great Britain to eventually follow the path to democracy as

Policy Shifts during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s

I have to write an essay discussing major policy shifts in American history over the long twentieth century Reconstruction and its end, Progressivism, the New Deal, Labor Reforms and their reversals, Civil Rights, New Conservatism, etc. I am needing help with some of the kinds of things U.S. leaders responded to and the thing

Rousseau's Social Contract: Theory, Argument and Application

I am reading/audiobooking the Social Contract by Rousseau so that I could create a 3-5 page report on my own opinion about the book. Honestly, in my opinion, it's dull, repetitive, and very difficult to keep interested in. I would just like more understanding rather than binging the audio book over and over. I've heard of the so

Sherman's Strategy of taking Atlanta and his March to the Sea

Discuss Sherman's strategy of taking Atlanta and his March to the Sea. Be sure to include a discussion of the major battles and leaders involved in this operation. Could Sherman have been stopped from taking Atlanta? His March to the Sea? What was the importance of this campaign? Can response be at least 250 words ?

Classical aesthetics - Mimetic Sense

Write a short paper about a piece of art. It could be a building, sculpture, painting, or other work. It may come from any period as long as it fits the principles of Classical aesthetics. Attach a picture of the art to your paper. 1. Provide a short background of the artist, or architect in some cases; the location of the piec

The Spanish American War

Why were Americans so critical of the handling of the war with Spain? What lessons did the U.S. learn from the Spanish American War? What legacy did the war have for the future of the U.S.?

Virtues of the Past: Hebrew, Roman, and Greek

Research one of the following virtue words: Arête, Prudence, Temperance, Justice, Fortitude, Faith, Hope, Love. 1. Is this virtue still important to success in life today? Why or why not? 2. Is this virtue from Hebrew, Greek, or Roman ideas or a mix? Support your answer with reasons, logic, or evidence.

Myth and propaganda used during the Holocaust

This is a succinct analysis of the significant role myth and propaganda played in the Final Solution or Holocaust during World War II. This solution provides examples of myths, such as the one about the Demonic Jew, which were used to incite the Final Solution. In addition, this solution explains how the Nazis utilized the ideol

Early Western European Culture and Society

The Catholic church is a much maligned and often misunderstood organization. The purposes of this writing are to show three important factors which make the Catholic church so important in European history. These are not the only factors but in this writers opinion they are the most extant and undeniable. The first is that the C

Concerns for a Cold War

A whole empire of ideological understanding was built around the interpretive concept of the Cold War, and containment of the communist global threat to world peace as known in the Western democracies. How does that whole package of thought translate to other threats, other proxy wars during the Cold War, and concerns for a retu

Iranian Islamic Revolution

Why was the Iranian Islamic Revolution a reaction to Western values and influence? Iran: Religious Revivalism and the Rejection of the West. The Iranian Revolution directed by Ayatollah Khomeini presented a fundamental challenge to the existing world order. The movements called for a return to a golden past age, and were dire

Saving Face in a Diplomatic Context

What are some of the great examples shown of "saving face" on the part of diplomats during the Vietnam War? What does "saving face" mean in diplomatic situations?

Tanzimat Reforms in the Middle East

By the early 18th century, the Ottoman Empire which ruled the Middle East was in decline. Weak rulers left the way open for power struggles between officials, religious experts, and Janissaries (Guards). Provincial administrators and landholders colluded to drain revenue from the central treasury. The general economy suffered fr

European Expansion - Africa after 1880s

The history of the European exploration of Africa is a story of patience and dedication, as well as self-promotion and violence. Explorers opened the way for idealistic missionaries who hoped to eradicate the remaining slave trade. The "scramble for Africa" after 1870 resulted in the European exploitation of the continent for f

Military operations of the Korean War

Discuss the major military operations - land, sea, and air - of the Korean War from January 1951 until the conclusion of the conflict in July 1953. Also provide a discussion of the major leaders involved in U.S. military operations during this time period

Regarding the War in Vietnam and ROE

Correlate the understanding of (Return of Equity) ROE with the limited war ideology and its assumptions as seen through the perspective and experiences of General William Westmoreland.

Frontless and Formless Wars

What is meant by frontless war and formless war? Why was the Vietnam War called a formless and frontless war?

Downfall of Rome and the role of the Emperors

Discuss the factors that contributed to the downfall of the Roman imperial administration, including the role of its military, the influx of barbarian peoples, the reforms of Constantine, and Christianity. How did the Europe under the rule of the Charlemagne differ from Europe during the time of Constantine, and what did the tit

Comparison of the Latin American Revolutions with North American Revolution

Using the following information, provide a comparison of the Latin American and North American revolutions. 1. Spanish economy was despotic and corrupt. The church was oppressive and superstitious. On the other hand, England had a free, vibrant, elite and democratic population. 2. The geographic and population conditio

Rome & Christianity

Discuss how the relationships between patrician and plebian defined and expressed the ideals of duty and authority in Roman culture. How did the Republican virtues of Rome change when Rome expanded its territory in the first century B.C.? Did the emergence and growth of Christianity contribute to the decay of "Roman virtue"? Con

Ottoman-Turkish Empire's Repression Policies

Describe the Ottoman-Turkish Empire's repression policies against secessionist minorities (Greek-Balkan Christians, Armenian Christians, Assyrian Christians) and non-Turkish subject Muslim populations (Arabs and Kurds) in the 1820s-1918.

Iran-Iraq War

What were the events that led to the Iran-Iraq War? What was the significance of the Shiite-Sunni division within Islam that led to this war and what was the role of religious fundamentalism in these events? What was the role of the Soviet Union and the U.S. in this war and what were the consequences of this war?