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The Theories of Nationalism in the Modern United States
  Although the United States is usually regarded as a nation-state, supporters of American exceptionalism may prefer to see it as a state bathed in the glory of its own unique light. The country clearly has a sense of national identity and history, Americans refer to an 'American people'.   
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The Age of Discovery
Additionally, the economy of Portugal, then Spain, Europe and Asia among others experienced a revival due to the increasing slave trade and the lifestyle and cultural traditions of the native people of the ‘new world’ were forever altered. The term ‘discovery’ would indeed accurately describe this ‘age’ more so than any other era in human history. Simply finding the new land mass populated by humans would itself qualify the definition (Kreis, 2002).Portugal and then soon afterward
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The Polish Situation of 1939 and the Non-aggression Pact with the Soviet Union
Democracy is the breeding-ground in which the bacilli of the Marxist world pest can grow and spread. By the introduction of parliamentarianism democracy produced an abortion of filth and fire, the creative fire of which, however, seems to have died out -Hitler, Mein Kampf   Democracy is the breeding-ground in which the bacilli of the Marxist world pest can grow and spread.
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The Travels of Marco Polo by Colin Thubron
(Thubron, 209) Therefore, the book provides great details about the various aspects of the city and the readers are able to gather some essential factual data regarding the cities of ancient China. Two other articles which deal with the great cities of ancient China are “The Attractions of the Capital” and “Recollections of Northern Song Capital”. A reflective analysis of these resources in comparison to each other provides an enlightening understanding of the great cities of ancient
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The Policy of Californias South Coast Air
This policy has been found to be effective that it was adopted by 16 other states in the mid of 2009.Notwithstanding, this policy innovation of the state of California had faced court litigation which includes the diesel ban policy where the U. Supreme Court has ruled that diesel fueled vehicles should be sold in the state of California which was previously banned (Osenga, 2004). It was a four year court challenge that “resulted from the California’s South Coast Air Quality Management
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The American Revolution
The determinists base their assertions on the fact that a vast majority of the people who had signed the Declaration of Independence were rich and took the revolution as a means to strengthen their power.The third school of thought regarding the American Revolution surfaced after the Second World War. Neo-Whigs were the owners of this school of thought. They considered the American Revolution neither radical nor unique. They thought that this conservative reaction was meant to safeguard the
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The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom by Wilbur H. Siebert
Fairbank lived in an affluent family that was 'assigned' with two slaves. As these slaves did all the housework, once he got the opportunity to listen to the slave-woman's tale of sorrow, which kindled anger in Fairbank.Once when he was in charge of a raft of lumber, he saw a woodsman who was going to be a slave very soon. Fairbank took him on the raft and helped him. Along with o an old slave woman with 7 children, he helped this man escape by taking them to a secure location on his raft.
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The Crusades
It gave way to the importance of the kings and the people. Societal growth and expansion were now in the hands of the burgher class, or the middle class.Social changes also sprung out from the Crusades. It was one of the primary and the most important nurturing stimulus of the code of chivalry. Intensified and re-enforced contact and communication with Eastern influences also were refined during this period.The religious war reformed the crusaders’ intellectual beliefs and ideas as well. They
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To what extent is it accurate to describe the Soviet Union as a totalitarian empire
The 1940s and encapsulated a Western ideology of “the total state” and was largely used to characterize the dictatorships of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin (Tucker, 1965, p. From the Western perspective, Hitler’s Nazi Germany and Stalin’s Communist Soviet Union epitomized the totalitarian state (Tucker, 1965). Fortifying Communist Soviet Union as a totalitarian empire is the assertion that conflicts in society were subdued and denied expression (Schapiro & Lewis, 1969). Even so, there
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The Presidents of the USA during the Progressive Era
Property risk increased in the central city neighborhoods resulting in a rise in insurance premiums compared to that before the riots. The riots caused increases in Taxes for income redistribution, fire and police protection, closure of some retail outlets and relocation of some employment opportunities and businesses.
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The Asian Financial Crises
Without the panic and contagion the Asian countries were so stable and they were to be amongst the leading developed countries in the world. ‘‘ In fact a socially irrational response in the sense that, without the panic, the situation was reasonably stable - the debt could have been repaid on plausible assumptions about the economic performance of companies, banks, and economies (Wade, 1998, p 2).The Asian financial crisis was caused by several factors. The main factor was the investment
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The Basic Annals of Xiang Xu
And liberal point of view lain out in the preceding quote helps to point the reader to an understanding that a more open minded understanding of the world is the most effective in maximizing wisdom and fairness. Instead of proclaiming that an insular view of the world is the most rational and effective, the author instead points to the belief that those individuals that have had the good fortune to travel and experience a wide range of different beliefs and cultures may very well be the most
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The Changes in the Country After the Defeat of Russia in the Crimean War
One reform that took shape in Russia is the adoption of democracy, and continued deviation away from dictatorship. As exemplified in the case of local governments, elections were the new way leaders were selected. All stakeholders in the society were represented in the assemblies. It was a new way that Russia could run its operations.  
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The Western Expansion into South East Asia
Of the expansion, a series of conflict occurred frequently majorly due to resistance among the natives for instance: The United States of America is one of the Colonialists that acquired the Philippines underwent a fierce battle with the Filipino Nationalists in the year 1899. 
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The Depression of 1893
  America went through a number of financial depressions in the 19th century that had a great impact on the economy of the country. The two major financial depressions include the one in 1873 that was as a result of the over-investment in the building of railroads and the ailing banking sector that did not give the expected returns to compensate for the heavy investment done on it. 
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The Marshall Plan: The European Recovery Program
The Marshall plan aimed to reconstruct a war-torn zone, revolutionize an industry, strengthen European currency, and promote global trade, particularly with the U.S., whose economic goals called for a wealthier Europe able to import U.S. products. 
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Totalitarianism: Reasons Why Human Dignity Need a New Guarantee
In addition, the rights of man are unfeasible. Human rights are alienable and every person has a legal right to universal rights. While outside one’s nation, it is impossible to assume the guarantee of rights. However, international agreements protect state sovereignty.
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The Cold War
The Cold War was born after World II until the 1990’s. It was a large conflict between the United States and Russia and the satellites. The war involved spies, espionage, weapon development and a nuclear arms race on both sides. The United States plan was to contain communism and keep it from spreading any further into the world.
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The Flint Industrial Sit-Down
The sit-down strike at Flint, Michigan, is recognized as the greatest labor dispute within the U.S automobile industry, one that came to a halt after the automobile giant General Motors signed an agreement with United Auto Workers Union.
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The Bill of Rights: Historical Perspective
The primary constitutional goal in the United States is to secure the standard rights of individuals against the threats from the ultimate purpose. Notably, this also applied to various amendments such as Civil War that occurred in the twentieth century.
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