Before the Civil War the west mainly consisted of Indian tribes and Hispanic groups and there
were not many white people that lived there. After the war the west was seen by white people as a
place where people could start over and rebuild their lives. Th
September 16, 2016
Industrialism and the Working Class
In the final decades of the nineteenth century, America was increasingly becoming an
urban, industrialized nation. As big business emerged, railroads appea
April 14, 2016
John F. Kennedy
In the book, A Life Worth Reading: John Fitzgerald Kennedy by Higher Read, it
explains John F. Kennedys life in a decent amount of detail. It described not only Kennedys life
Mr. Eric Anderson
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The Civil War: North and South
Americas Civil War was one of the ruthless war in U.S History. The war lasted from the
year 1861 to 1865 and led over 600,000 deaths during this time. So w
Athens and Sparta were clearly and obviously very different but they also had many
similarities. Their differences made them unique but their similarities united them as Greeks.
For instance, Sparta had an oligarchy government and Athens had a democracy b
Doc 1, pp 266-268. The Rape of Nanking
1. Where is Nanking?
Nanking is in China.
2. What are some of the atrocities committed by Japanese soldiers, against whom were they
The atrocities committed by Japanese soldiers are against t
Read the following documents in the Major Problems textbook. Answer all of the following
questions. Email your work in the body of an email message. Subject line should include HIS
122 Eval 7. Include the questions, please.
Doc 2, pp 365
Doc. 1, p 3. William Howard Day Salutes the Nation, 1865
1. To who do you think Day is speaking? I believe Day is speaking to a crowd of African
2. Where and why are they assembled? They were assembled at the Capitol. They were
Doc 1, p 195. The Gov. of California speaks of a problem
1. What is the "oriental problem"?
The Gov. of California states that the problem is that the Japanese are populating much of
California and controlling much of the agriculture. He pro
Read the following documents in the Major Problems textbook. Answer all of the following questions.
Email your work in the body of an email message. Subject line should include HIS 122 Eval 4. Include
the essay questions, please.
Doc 2, p. 1
Identify and explain three goals of three groups at the end of the Civil
War: the freedmen, white southerners, and most white northerners.
Reconstruction was a very unique time in American history. The nation had just been in
the largest and
Doc 1, course documents folder
1. According to Carter, what's wrong with America and what are the implications?
The problem of America is the faith and confidence of America. The implications have
been inflation, loss in war in Vietnam, the
Docs 3 and 4, pp 137-141. The civil rights struggle began well before the 1950s with Dr. ML
King. Washington and DuBois were the great leaders of the Progressive Age, but they disagreed
on the proper approach.
1. Compare and contrast the two
October 30, 2011
What caused the Great Depression?
The Great Depression was an economic depression that came a decade before World War
II. The Great Depression had devastating effects on the economy and the nation. Prices
November 27, 2011
Richard Milhouse Nixon was a very prominent politician in the mid 1900s. His solid
upbringing and vicious campaign tactics led to many political wins. It also led to many political
October 16, 2011
Americans often think of themselves as "isolationists" and desirous of avoiding "foreign
entanglements". So, explain three major motivations for American expansionism in the 1890s.
Although many Americans
October 2, 2011
Who were the "progressives", and argue how they changed America. Were they good for
American democracy, or were they meddling "busy bodies" who forced their white middle-class
views on everyone else?
November 13, 2011
Define containment and explain the development and meaning of the Truman Doctrine, the
Marshall Plan, and NATO.
Containment was a United States policy to stop the spread of communism. Containment
September 18, 2011
Should we consider the great industrialists "robber barons" or great Americans? Why? Argue
During the 19th century America went through an Industrial Revolution. During this
Omaha Platform, 1892
William Jennings Bryan
Open Door Notes
Carrie Chapman Catt
Eugene V. Debs
War Industries Board
Committee on Public Information
Book Assignment: Rising Tide
Sterling Harrison HIST 122 7.5.14
HIST 122 Summer 2015
Book Assignment: Rising Tide
Questions for John Barrys Rising Tide
How did the ideas developed by Eads, Ellet, and Humphries for controll
History 111 The message of the Rock and Pillar edicts of Asoka, sent a message of piece. This is much different than the message of other rulers of ancient civilizations, where as most of them ruled by strict law. Asoka wished to convert people to Buddhis
Some Statements by Thomas Jefferson on Written Constitutions From a letter to James Madison Paris, September 6, 1789: On similar ground it may be proved that no society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law. The earth belongs alw