Technology, Culture, and Everyday Life,
saac M. Singers life was not going well in 1850. Thirty-nine and often penniless, he had been an unsuccessful actor, stage hand, ticket seller, carpenter, and inventor. His early inventions had b
The Rise of the Atlantic World,
t ten oclock on a moonlit night the tense crew spotted a glimmering
light. At two the next morning came the shout, Land! Land! At daybreak
they entered a shallow lagoon. The captain, Christopher Columbus, r
IBDP VUS History
End of Segregation in the South
During the Reconstruction Period, Congress ratified the Fifteenth Amendment of the
United States Constitution in 1870, which provided African Americans the right to vote, and
Native Peoples of America,
iawatha was in the depths of despair. For years his people, a group of five
Native American nations known as the Iroquois, had engaged in a seemingly endless cycle of violence and revenge. Iroquois families, vi
Jeffersonianism and the
Era of Good Feelings,
n March 4, 1801, Vice President Thomas Jefferson walked from his boarding house to the Capitol to be inaugurated as the nations third president.
His decision to walk rather than ride in a coac
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In the following selection D. F. Fleming presents the view
that the United States was largely responsible for the coming of the Cold War and establishes the nature of the controversy.
The Cold War and Its Origins
Part 26: The Cold War
26.2 "An Iron Curtain Has Descended Across the Continent" (March 1946):
Sir Winston Churchill
The term "Cold War" describes the era of uneasy relations between the Western Allies and the Soviet
Union after World War II. Each was comp
CNN Cold War - Interviews: Henry Kissinger
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Our view was
that over any
Modern History Sourcebook: Stalin: Reply to Churchill, 1946
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Modern History Sourcebook:
Reply to Churchill, 1946
. In substance, Mr. Churchill now stands in the position of a firebrand of war. An
The First World War
The Causes of the First World War
0h - if only I knew! (German Chancellor Bethrnann-Hollweg, when asked how the First World War
The Slide into War
Reaction in Vienna, and Europe was
Causes of World War I
I. Key Characteristics of the Great European Powers, c. 1900
Germany was a democratic monarchy; its system was
authoritarian, with power held by the Kaiser and the Chancellor.
The power of the German parliament, the Reichs
The Rise of Japan
Origins of Japanese nationalism and militarism
The roots of Japanese nationalism and militarism lie in the 19th
The determine to transform Japan into a Western-style power,
which was linked to the desire to equality with Weste
He says to make your warrant obvious to Arthur: Based on this evidence,.
1.To what extent should Germany be held responsible for causing the First World War?
Germany was responsible yes or no?
Counterargument is opposite of your claim that Germany was res
Japanese Expansionism in East Asia
1853 Commodore Perry arrives in Japan
1854 The Treaty of Kanagawa is signed between Japan and the USA
1867 The emperors powers are restored
1871 The Treaty of Tientsin is signed with China
1894 The Sin
French and Indian War
Start of a Revolution
Reasons for War
European Name: The Seven Years War 1754-
Who was it between?
Great Britain versus France
Why did it start?
1) Old Rivals: Previous Conflicts
2)Rich Ohio Valley: Animal Skins and Rich Soil