African American History

I INTRODUCTION African American History or Black American History, a history of black people in the United States from their arrival in the Americas in the 15th century until the present day. In 1996, 33.9 million Americans, about one out of every eight people in the United States, were black. Although blacks from the West … Read More»

The New Deal

In October of 1929 the stock market crashed. Forty percent of the value of stocks was lost. Although this happened politicians and many big wigs in the industry stayed faithful in the fact that economy would move forward. They could not have been more wrong. Many Americans ended up losing their life savings. Stocks in … Read More»

The Evolution Of Freedom

Freedom has been an ever-changing concept in this country. The existence of slavery, shutting down non-violent peace rallies, women without the privilege to vote, and invasion of citizen’s privacy by the government; these are all examples of the evolution over perceptions of freedom. These are illustrations of freedom that we presently know of, that we … Read More»

The Dankness

Generally speaking, facts that are common knowledge (for example, the date that WWII ended) need not be referenced, while facts that are not considered common knowledge in one’s field must be cited. Similarly, a quote from any source, words or information, even if paraphrased, or any ideas not one’s own must be cited. For instance, … Read More»

The Creation Of The American Republic

James Madison prided himself on his knowledge from books and theories. Madison was born into a class of Virginia planters. His father was the wealthiest landowner in Virginia and it was known that Madison would lead a financially secure life. This factor helped him in his pursuit of education. He gained opportunities to go to … Read More»

Speech For Class President

In every school election, people will make long speeches about how they are qualified to be president of their grade. In middle school, I had to sit through speech upon speech as people I’d never vote for tried to sway my opinion, and I realized, I should be president, because everyone else is just boring.