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Introduction to Latin America

Discuss the series of institutions established during the Spanish and Portuguese colonial era in what today is Latin America. In your discussion be sure to indicate the legacy of the colonial era (1492-early 1800s or 19th century) highlighting the institutions and traditions still in place today in Latin America. Why do you thin

The Rhodesian Unilateral Declaration of Independence

The Rhodesian Unilateral Declaration of Independence from Great Britain on November 11th 1965 was a highly controversial event which inspires strong sentiments from many perspectives. Unfortunately, the facts are often not presented in a balanced and unbiased fashion. As a result students of Rhodesian/Zimbabwean history often do

Counterforce Contest as compared to Guerrilla Warfare.

This solution is an explanation for students who have an interest in Military History of the differences between 'Counterforce' conflict and 'Guerrilla Warfare'. Theoretical military terminology is often used in classes without a full explanation of the history or nature of such strategies therefore I have explained the terms in

NATO The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949.

NATO The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was founded in 1949. Which countries were originally involved in NATO? What was the purpose of NATO? What obligations did the member nations have to each other? Did NATO succeed in attaining its purpose? Explain your responses thoroughly.

Conventions & Historical Accuracy of "The Other Boleyn Girl"

1) What were the social conventions of the time? 2) How do these social conventions relate to class and gender? 3) What is the historical accuracy of this book? 4) What are some examples of the inaccuracies that may exist in the book, since it is historical fiction, rather than a biography?

WW II

More lives were lost on the battlefield and in extermination camps during World War II than any other conflict in history. Throughout the war, Axis aggression was met with resistance both on the political stage and in underground movements. What are some various examples of resistance and the effect these had on the outcome of

Influence of the Nazi Party

Adolf Hitler came to power by legal means, appointed by President Paul von Hindenburg on January 30, 1933, according to the constitution of the Weimar Republic. Thereafter, however, he proceeded to dismantle the legal structure of the Weimar system and replace it with an inflexible dictatorship that revolved around his person â

Social Structure

Address the following questions? * What are some of the philosophies that influenced Latin America? In what way did they impact the cultures of Latin America? * What contributions to society did folk and elite caudillos bring to Latin American society? * What impact did the encroachment of Europeans have upon

European History since 1900

Compare and contrast Woodrow Wilson's Idealistic View with Georges Clemenceau's Demands for Security and Revenge. What arguments did each use to advance his claims? How did the German Delegation react to the Treaty of Versailles?

Historical Foundations

# How are scholars able to find out how early people with no written records lived? # What was prehistoric society like around the Amazon? # What ensured European domination in the New World? # How do you think an entire prehistoric group of people could simply disappear, such as the people around the Marajo of the Amazon?

Writing Statement of Purpose for Africana studies program

Looking for a start in writing a Statement of Purpose letter for the Africana studies program. A little information about me: Government employment / HR background / interested in EEO / Doctorate Student @ UOP (looking to transfer) / 5 years of Military Service. Thanks in advance.

European History

Hi, It would be great if you could help me understand these questions...I know the background, I was just wondering about the following questions. 1.) Why did France find it difficult to achieve security after the Versailles Treaty? Was the invasion of the Ruhr wise? 2.) Was the failure of the Weimar Republic in German

WW2 - Operational Theaters

The US fought a "two-front" war in WWII, in Europe and in the Pacific. How did these two theaters of war differ? How and why did America's goals and strategy differ for each front?

Panama - Article Summary

I am in need of assistance generating an article summary for the attached article on Panama. A requirement for the project is that the summary be a page to a page and a half, highlighting the key points and concluding with personal thoughts of the subject at hand. I just need some guidance on what to include. Thank you.

African American studies

How did Enlightenment ideology affect African Americans and the institution of slavery? (I've answered the question and explained some of the background information, trying to make it easy to understand. My explanation is about 5 paragraphs long, and I've also included some links that may be helpful.)

German Nazi's and the Jewish Nation

Why did the Germans and Nazi's view the Jew as such an extreme danger for German nation? Why was the idea of race so important to the Nazis?

The history of German highways dated back to 1913, when Germans built the first motorway. The German freeways are known as the autobahn. When Italy opened up its express highways, Germany built its "car only roads" between Düsseldorf and Opladen. In 1932 they created another link of road between Cologne and Bonn. Adolf Hitler during 1930s, understood the importance of highways and started a program called Reischsautobahnen, which had connected north-south and east-west of Germany. The first Reischsautobahnen was opened in 1935 between Frankfurt and Darmstadt. Hitler thought that it would increase the employment opportunities and help rapid military movements. By the end of the World War II, German freeway or autobahn had a total area of 2100 kilometers. After the World War II, the German highways or autobahns continued to expand and by 1990 it covered an area of 8800 km. After the German unification, the conditions of the East German roads were pathetic. It remained in a condition as it was in 1945. The precarious conditions of East German autobahns forced the German government to start a program on war footing to improve the autobahns. The vast network of autobahn created finest roads and made Germany the industrial hub of modern Europe. The highways of Germany changed the life of German people. It enabled the Germans to travel fast without speed limits. Autobahns became a part of the German culture, since it had long history. It is passing along the beautiful landscapes with wide range of amenities. Gas stations and cafeterias have enriched the cultural life of people. Above all, it has provided access to various beautiful tourist destinations. The fall of the Berlin wall unified both the country and families. All the states of the communist bloc in Eastern Europe became independent. It was the clear sign of the end of the cold war The iron curtain had fallen apart and it marked the collapse of once mighty Soviet Union. In the long run, it resulted in the unification of Europe or European Union (EU)

The German freeways are known as autobahn. The history of German autobahn dated back to 1913, when Germans built the first motorway. The 19 km road was built on an experimental basis. During that period, Italy also began to build express highways. When Italy opened up its express highways, Germany built its "car only roads"

Booker T. Washington

How did Booker T Washington's teachings and education , help shape the African people to become a more secure and independent races? What events early on Booker T Washington's help shape him as a leader and as a person?