Chapter 9: Slavery Without Submission, Emancipation Without
1. How does Zinn justify the statement that the USs support of slavery
was born out of practicality?
The amount of slaves increased dramatically over the years. And also
the amount of wor
Chapter 13: The Socialist Challenge
1. Who were the major writers in the early twentieth century who
Upton Sinclair, Jack London, Theodore Dreiser, Frank Norris. These were
the major writers in the early twentieth century that support
Chapter 15: Self-help in Hard Times
1. How did Congress restrict immigration?
The Congress restrict immigration by creating quotes but not just any
kind of quotes. The quote had led to three percent of the total
population of the foreign-born of each nati
Chapter 18: The Impossible Victory: Vietnam
1. Explain how the wealthiest and most powerful nation in the history of
the world made a maximum military effort with everything short of
atomic bombs, to defeat a nationalist revolutionary movement in a
Chapter 16: A Peoples War
1. What brought the US into the war?
The Japanese brought the war to the us it all started when they attacked the naval base at
Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
2. What argument does Zinn make that US was very similar to the Fascist German
Chapter 11: Robber Barons and Rebels
1. How was the first transcontinental railroad built?
The first transcontinental railroad was built in May 10, 1869. The work
began, labors of the Central Pacific Railroad from the west and the
union Pacific Railroad f
1. What is HTML? What does it stand for? HTML or HyperText Markup Language is a standardized
language, developed by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990, for tagging text files to achieve font, color, graphic and
hyperlink effects on web pages
1. Who were the colonists two enemies? How did the colonists see the
Proclamation of 1763 uniting these two forces?
The colonist two enemies were the Indians and the English. The
proclamation of 1763 was to join forces with the British so they could free
1. How are the Puritans going to justify the taking of Native American land?
The puritans justified taking the native land by believing it was the right
thing , the heathen for thine inheritance, and the uttermost parts of the earth
for thy possession." A
What was Indian Removal?
The Indian removal act was a white man law making all Indians removed from
their land. It states from the book
Indian Removal, as it has been politely called, cleared the land for white
occupancy between the Appalachians and the M
1. What evidence does Zinn offer to support his assertion that colonies, it
seems, were societies of contending classes? Why is this significant?
Zinn wote to support assertion of colonies.
fact obscured by the emphasis, in traditional histories, on the e
Analysis on the healthcare debate of Bernie Sanders vs Ted Cruz
The members in the level headed discussion on CNN were Senators Bernie Sanders and
Ted Cruz. Sanders was there to speak to a general professional Obamacare agree with Cruz
pushing for its can
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U.S 45th Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump
On January 21, 2017, the 45th Inauguration of President Donald J. Trump was taken in
place in the capitol of Washington,D.C. Despite Trumps few supp
Lecture 13- Westward Expansion/Road to Texas Independence
After, even before the Louisiana Purchase, Americans urged to expand and conquer
territory in the South and eventually westward. To do so, Native Americans bore the brunt of
westward expansion. In
Lecture 14- Remember the Alamo!
The Alamo is an interesting story. It is rich among traditional historians because of its myths and
romantic story that has been created for it.
But thats what it has been: myth.
The men that fought for Texas independence h
Lecture 15- U.S. Wars of Aggression
The U.S. Wars of Aggression, also known as the Mexican War or Mexican American War, lasted from
1846 to 1848, ending with the signing of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo.
After the Louisiana Purchase and the Conquest of
Lecture 5-African Slavery
In the 1620s and 1630s few black servants worked alongside white servants in most of the colonies and
Both groups worked for a period of service, with equal expectations of becoming free residents and
Lecture 3- Consequences and Aftermath/Spanish Southwest
Indigenous labor The hierarchy of the crown gave power to viceroys first, which were like
vice-kings, then a government under him followed. The crown gave encomiendas, which were
large tracts of land
Lecture 16- San Patricio Battalion
The early 1840s the United States saw a huge influx of Irish immigrants escaping a severe potato
famine in Ireland.
Upon their arrival to the U.S. sea ports, the army awaited Irish men and offered them citizenship
NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN CULTURAL GROUPS (c. 1400-1890)
*Some Universal Features of Native Americans
1) government tended to be oligarchic, and in a few cases, egalitarian
2) religion could be classified as the worship of spirits (animism); totemism, the rev
THE BRITISH COLONIES
I. COLONIAL EXPLORATION AND EFFORTS-later than Spain & France, but just as ambitious
1) sent Italian John Cabot in 1497 to explore SE Canada, Newfoundland, New England coasts
2) Britain sought to expand empire across globe; political