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 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 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 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

The 1861 to 1865 Civil War between the Northern and Southern states of America

The Civil War was fought from 1861 to 1865 between the Northern and Southern states of America. The forces fighting were the Union in the North and the Confederacy in the South. The main reason for war was the controversy involving slavery. The North fighting to abolish slavery and the South fighting to expand slavery. … Read more

Main Minuses Of The Articles of Confederation

The Articles of Confederation were created in 1777 to bring order and a strong government to the states. The Articles gave the government very little powers. However, some of the powers passed national policies. Others settled disputes between the states. Due to the government having very little power, the states were not unified. The Articles … Read more

An Analysis Of The War Between The American And Philippine As Depicted In Mark Twain’s Article To The Person Sitting In Darkness

Mark Twain was the most prominent opponent of the Philippine-American War. In its annual report for 1910, the year he died, the Anti-Imperialist League noted that he “employed in the cause of Anti-Imperialism and in behalf of the Filipino those wonderful weapons of satire which were so absolutely at his command, and the members of … 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

How I Understand Bioecological Systems Self-Analysis

According to Urie Bronfenbrenner’s “Bioecological Systems Self-Analysis”, everyone is the product of many different groups of influences: the Microsystem, or relationship to self and family; the Mesosystem, or relationship between microsystems; the Exosystem, or social settings beyond immediate experience; the Macrosystem, or laws of society; and the Chronosystem, or influences of the time period. Applying … Read more

Sacagawea’s life and time

In 1788, a woman named Sacagawea was born and little did we know she would have such a great impact in the world. She was a strong woman figure in the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s and because of her actions she gave women a greater respect. Sacagawea could do many things that most … Read more

The Prejudice of Race, Gender and Social Class During the Great Depression in To Kill a Mockingbird, a Novel by Harper Lee

To Kill a Mockingbird As a story based on The Great Depression, the time period shapes many aspects of life that contrast widely to that of today’s society. The 1930’s in the south was an era of inequality in many ways. Although many years after the abolition of slavery and rights for colored people were … Read more

Salem Witch Trials

Mrs. Le Andra English 925 January 2018 The salem witch trials Event / era – salem witch trials Time – between February 1692 and May 1693 Place – colonial Massachusetts Event summary The trials took place in colonial massachusetts. A few young girls were claiming to be possessed by the devil and suspicions began to … Read more

Description Of Shakespeare’s Othello

Othello: Iago – Manipulative, Racist, Arrogant, Presumptuous William Shakespeare’s Othello play depicts Iago as a manipulative, racist, arrogant, and presumptuous character. Concerning the trait of manipulation, Iago causes Brabantio to believe that Othello has forcefully married Desdemona. Regarding the trait of racism, Iago refers to Othello as a black animal. Pertaining to the trait of … Read more

The Salem Witch Trials Vs. The McCarthy Era: Similar Ideas Presented In Arthur Millers, “The Crucible”

“Ignorance and its denial will, sad to say, lead us down the same road as it did in all past history.” – Jordan Maxwell. In history there have been many events that have shaped the world we live in. Two major events that happened were the Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism. Both of these events … Read more