Roosevelt Corollary and the Monroe Doctrine: The Establishment of the Us Power in the Western Hemisphere

What was the intent of the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine? What was its impact on the role of the US in the Western Hemisphere? The Monroe Doctrine, named after President James Monroe, was implemented in order to continue to keep free the newly independent areas of Latin America from European interference. The Monroe … Read more

The Positive and Negative Impacts of the Californian Gold Rush of the 1849 on Westward Expansion in the United States

The Californian Gold Rush of the 1849 had its positive and negative impacts on westward expansion including the increase in population leading to development of California as a state, the removal of Native Americans, and both the stimulation of economy and monetary instability. To begin, the impact of the Californian Gold Rush on westward expansion … Read more

Lexington and Concord: The American Revolution

“ The battles of Lexington and concord fought on April 19th started the American Revolutionary war. The fighting started on the Lexington Green and soon the British were hastily retreating under intense fire. Many more battles followed, and in 1783 the colonists formally won their independence. The redcoats had better weapons than the militias and … Read more

Differences between Northern and Southern American Colonies in 1600s

During the 1600’s, there were many similarities and differences between the Northern and the Southern colonies. For example, two differences that they had were the climate and growing, also their economy. A similarity was their relationship with the Native American. Throughout the struggles that the Northern and Southern colonies faced, they were able to overcome … Read more

A Character Analysis of Abigail Williams and Reverend Hale in The Crucible, a Play by Arthur Miller

Into the Minds of the Characters In Arthur Miller’s The Crucible, we are introduced to two totally different characters. The first character we encounter is Abigail Williams, an orphan child who stirred up trouble in their small town. Because of Abigail being a delinquent, Reverend Hale, the second character, is called to town to mend, … Read more

The way of non-violence by Cesar Chavez

After Martin Luther King’s assassination, there were many people who wanted to fight back violently due to this misfortune. Cesar Chavez tries to persuade the people to help them to see that the only way to get meaningful and impactful change is through nonviolent actions. His use of juxtaposition and antithesis to the fundamental beliefs … Read more

The Benefits and Opportunities of the Manifest Destiny in the 19th Century in America

In the nineteenth century, many Americans began migrating westward as part of a greater movement, Manifest Destiny. Manifest Destiny upheld the founding ideal of opportunity, especially through granting farmers free land, compensating Native Americans, and providing jobs for immigrants. Farmers benefited greatly from Manifest Destiny in terms of opportunity. When the Homestead Act was passed, … Read more

Critical Movie Analysis about “Capitalism: A Love Story”

“Capitalism: A Love Story” is a documentary widely released to the public in the United States and Canada on October 2, 2009, which was written, produced, and directed by Michael Moore. The documentary tries to address the question: What is the price that America pays for its love of capitalism? Michael Moore makes determined efforts … Read more

Gilded Age DBQ

Heel to heel with the end of the Civil War, the Gilded Age was a baptism of sorts; it was freedom’s debut and moral consciousness’ rebirth. Slavery was well on its way to becoming a blemish of a freedom-loving country, and the practices of American citizens shifted like a street car on its rail. The … Read more

What Ended the Great Depression?

The Great Depression had a devastating impact on the nation, spreading across the countryside and bringing hardship to big cities and small towns. No social, racial, or economic class was excluded. At the depth of the depression, in 1933: 13 million people were unemployed, 50% percent of the banks had foreclosed, national income fell by … Read more

The Arrest of Sarah Cloyce and Elizabeth (Bassett) Proctor

When Sarah Cloyce and Elizabeth (Bassett) Proctor were arrested in April, they were brought before John Hathorne and Jonathan Corwin at a meeting in Salem Town. John Alden, William Proctor John Flood, Mary Toothaker and her daughter Margaret Toothaker, and Arthur Abbott. Within a week, Giles Corey, Abigail Hobbs, Bridget Bishop, Mary Warren, and Deliverance … Read more

America Before Columbus – Film Critique Assignment

America Before Columbus is an informative history documentary that shows the life in Europe, prior to the European exploration, the Columbian exchange and its impact, and the conditions after the Columbian discovery of America. It does a wonderful job of putting basic factual information that is readily accessible in a different perspective. Usually, life prior … Read more

The effects of the Market Revolution from 1800 through 1860

Document 1- Lagonda Agricultural Works Print: Features the reaper, from the 1830s, in Springfield Ohio. The print is probably an advertisement for the reaper, with the purpose of promoting it to farmers and visually depicting its form and function in order for them to want to use it for efficiency and greater bounties. Document 2- … Read more

The Cause of the Salem Witch Trials and the Role of the Puritan Views and Values in Colonial Massachusetts

Back in colonial Massachusetts, regular people were accused of being involved in witchcraft or linked to the devil. The Salem Witch Trials lasted in the period between 1692 and 1693, where over 200 people were accused. However, only 20 individuals were put to death for this reason. The witch belief began when girls had shown … Read more

The Legacy of the New Deal

President Roosevelt has been widely renown as one of the best presidents in contemporary American history. Many aspects of his “New Deal” are still in effect to date; the Social Security Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. However, even given the legacy of Roosevelt and his New Deal, it … Read more

The Madness of the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

“The Crucible”, written by Arthur Miller explores the madness of the Salem witch trials of 1692. The story revolves around the characters John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor, Abigail Williams, Reverend Parris, the 10 girls and others. The judges play an important role for which they possess supreme power, of the church along with government. Judge Hathorne … Read more

The Goals and Contributions of John Steinbeck’s The Grapes of Wrath and Of Mice and Men to the Great Depression and Vietnam War

John Steinbeck’s Involvement in The Great Depression and Vietnam The Great Depression had a massive impact on everyone throughout the United States, and any number of programs to try and improve the well-being of the American people and the economy were put into place under Franklin D. Roosevelt’s time as president known as The New … Read more

Was the American Revolution Important?

How did the war between Britain and America benefit others? The American Revolution took place between 1765 up until 1783. The war was fought over America’s independence from Britain, which they won. Many people died during the war between America and Britain. There were many loses for both sides, but the war also had its … Read more

Westward expansion

Westward Expansion was a series of events that lead people in not only moving west, but also the expansion of the United States. Manifest destiny played a huge part in this movement. Manifest destiny is when people believe that it was God’s will for the United States to stretch from the Atlantic Ocean to the … Read more

The Major Contributions of Crispus Attucks and Peter Salem to the Liberation and Sovereignty of America During the American Revolutionary War

Spanning from 1775 to 1783, the American Revolutionary War is one of the most important conflicts and pieces of history to the United States of America. The American Revolution granted America independence from Britain through years of brutal fighting and bloodshed all due to the rising tensions between the American colonies and the British government. … Read more

The Truth Behind the Boston Massacre: A Look at the Testimonies of Eyewitnesses

WBG Essay Chapter 4: What Really Happened in the Boston Massacre? By the late 18th century, tensions in Colonial America were running high. Despite colonists coming to America to start anew and to escape from under British rule, the British Parliament still maintained a strong foothold over the colonies through various taxes and rules the … Read more

The War of 1812 for the USA

In the War of 1812, the United States took on the greatest naval power in the world, Great Britain, in a conflict that would have an immense impact on the young country’s future. Causes of the war included British attempts to restrict U.S. trade, the Royal Navy’s impressment of American seamen and America’s desire to … Read more