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Containment as U.S. policy during Cold War Era

From after World War II and up until 1991 the foreign policy of the United States was based on Cold War ideology and the policy of containment; to prevent nations from leaning towards Soviet Union-based communism, as first laid out by George Kennan and later used as one of the key principles in the Truman … Read More»

Cold War: Total War?

Though the Soviet Union and United States never directly engaged in military combat, both felt the repercussions for their support of other countries in conflict. The Vietnam War serves as an appropriate example. During the Cold War Europe and Asia were volatile regions teeming with governments adopting communist policies. As the United States intervened to … Read More»

America’s Involvement In World War Two

When war broke out, there was no way the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately one country saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America’s Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventual downfall of the insane Adolph Hitler and his Third … Read More»

American Negro Slavery

During the 19th and 20th centuries there were numerous works contributed on American Negro slavery. Most of the books on the subject include in one form or another a section on economics. In the early 19th Century a historian named William Chambers wrote his book Slavery and Colour. In this, Chambers examines the economic view … Read More»

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Pursuing a Promise: It was a cold winter at night, Saleem was sent to the nearest hospital after suffering an accident during his football game, Saleem had dislocated his knee, ironically right after scoring the wining touchdown for his team.

Henry Clay

Clay established his great reputation in the United States House of Representatives, where he served intermittently from 1811 to 1825. In his first term, he became one of the leading “War Hawks”?the young men whose clamor for hostilities with England helped bring about the War of 1812. Clay was selected as one of the commissioners … Read More»

Age of uncertainty

Age of Uncertainty Paper During the aftermath of WWI, the world was recovering from massive attacks and damages through out the war years. During this time things started changing for the better, advancements in certain fields such as technology and science, and for the worse, events and leaders (Hitler, Mussolini) leading to World War II. … Read More»

Down and Out in the Great Depression

At the start of the Depression, many letters (mostly discouraging) were sent to President Hoover. These letters came primarily from well-to-do citizens, however some leftist workers’ letters found their way in as well. The well-to-do citizens agreed that the ultimate cause of the lower classes’ depression was their laziness and incompetence. On top of that, … Read More»

Federalism in America

To begin with, the Civil War was the result of extremism on both Northern and Southern parts. The American Civil War took place from 1861 to 1865 was a conflict between the Federal government and eleven slave states in the South who declared their secession from the Union and became the Confederate States, led by … Read More»

9/11 act

This new legislation severely curtailed civil rights and liberties. The detainees at Guantanamo Bay is only the most prominent example of the administration’s regulatory