Burdick and Lederer planned to write a non-fiction book that, according to them, "would expose the malpractices, the incompetence, and lack of vitality of many Americans representing the United States overseas".
The evolution of social attitude to the problems of mentally ill led to the decrease of number of the psychiatric hospitals.
The first diplomat to succeed in getting support from France was Benjamin Franklin, whose diplomatic savoir-faire led to the contract of coalition with France in the year 1778; these brought a lot of changes during [...]
The interpretation of this painting is associated with the events before the civil war and is based on the fact that the Union forces were regarded as the only hope of the democratic development of [...]
To get an insight into the experience of the Filipinos in the hands of foreigners who occupied their land in the late nineteenth century and during the early twentieth century, a look at the book [...]
In his account, the author of the book The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam during the Kennedy Era, is categorical about the dealings of the Americans in the Vietnamese affair.
The Right Stuff as conveyed by the author in this book shows how a space program in the U.S.was an annoyance to astronauts at first.
Needless to say, the values and beliefs of the US society changed immensely, though the main question still has to be answered 'what the family model will be like in several decades?' I think answering [...]
He believed that the US was in danger if it would entangle itself in the foreign affairs of other nations particularly those from Europe. The convention of 1800 saw an end to all the treaties [...]
Southern Command experienced minor redrawing of its boundaries with the creation of the Department of Homeland Security and with the implementation of the Panama Canal Treaties the US Southern Command headquarters was relocated to Miami, [...]
This was based on the fact that the American economy was experiencing a steady growth never seen in the country before.
The southern region, where I belong was composed of the blacks while the Northern was occupied by the Unionists, the whites.
The reestablishment of the US army and navy performed the main part of the success in the Spanish-American War and World War I, which predetermined further progress in the development of the country.
Being focused after realizing the need for setting up a food company and or business in the USA was a great boost to our way of life.
In his Journal, John Fontaine gave many of his references to the ancient settlers in the New York City and mostly in Virginia.
Progressive thinkers were intended to improve people's life and administrative machine of the country. National forests preservations, achievements in social, economic, and cultural spheres, even contemporary American football we have all of it thanks to [...]
The American revolution in the last half of the 18th century was supposed to bring hope and a future for the country where everyone would live freely.
The life Matthias acts as a major example of forces that drive resistance to every progressive social and religious amendment that was happening in the society.
The Columbian exchange that followed the discovery of America by European explorers marked the beginning of a major technological change and development in the region.
Sovereignty and the need for America to be independent and decide the course of her destiny are easily the main motivating factors towards the authorship of this document.
It is of importance to note that, the meaning of this passage in this chapter and page is to indicate precisely how authority should be practiced in civil society or a government in terms of [...]
This chapter seeks to discuss the founding of the American country; it explains the achievement of independence by the United States of America.
Andrew Bacevich's book, The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism addresses the existing failures of our political machinery due to badly conceived notions of empire-building that have been prevalent since the end of [...]
These events relate to the activities and interests of the Americans, the French and Vietnamese which preceded the beginning and the aftermath of the war.
This eventually led to the rationale and creation of the Declaration of Sentiments, a document that focused on the particular rights and equality for women and their economic freedoms.
Moreover, the produces of the movie claimed that the movie was intended to highlight the increasing delinquency in the society and the concern that was being attached to this.
Turner elaborates the importance of the frontier in America's history as well as her development, by showing how the true point of America's history is in the great west and not the Atlantic coast.
For them, the 19th century New York was compounded with numerous problems that were carried forward to the 20th century, that had greatly affected the residents of the city; therefore, the reformers together with professions [...]
Up to about a half of the Virginia land around the 1660s was in the hands of the wealthy class families. The effect of the colonization was felt in both colonies.
In the United States of America, Bill of Rights is used to refer to the first ten amendments that were done to the constitution of the United States.
I was born in a small village in Georgia, in the middle 1830s, a time when the United States was going through a lot of slave trade activities, and to many, the trade was accommodated [...]
The first book for instance takes a look at the role of the United States in the change of regimes around the world.
In the field of economy, it is expected that by the year 2010, China will be the largest economy in the World.
By the year 1865, the last of the four-year civil war between the south and the northern states, General Grant had inflicted serious damage to the Northern Virginian army.
The expansion of the American territory especially the Mexican cession where the United States acquired California, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, and part of Texas among other territories, brought with it the debate of slavery into [...]
Slavery in America was a period in which people were caught and taken to do manual work in America from various parts of the world as a result of colonization.
More specifically, the development of a common religion in America as a result of the civilization of European countries led to the development of Christianity which up to now remains one of the main abiding [...]
Part of the nation wanted to end the blemish of slavery that had tainted the image of an otherwise clean nation for a long time while another side; the south was out to protect the [...]
The Great Depression can be fairly supposed to have been the harshest time in the history of the United States after The Civil War.
In my view, domestic containment was a result of the insecurities and ambitions that were the outcome of the war and that is exactly what May argues, that it started inside the homes, "potentially dangerous [...]
In 1619 they formed the Virginia house of burgesses, this was the first form of government that they had created in the American colonies and they governed by it.
Let us recall that the greater part of the complaints during the trials came from the Salem Village and the greater part of the accused came from Salem Town and the pattern of economic and [...]
Looking at the differences, it is peculiar to admit that the views of authors go apart at the point of the draught of 1607. In the first reading, it is highlighted that Indians reduced to [...]
The South lacked the big industries and sea boards that Northern states accessed; mixed with the lack of population and big city growth as seen in the rest of the nation, cotton soon became the [...]
Jamestown was the first English colony which was established in 1607 in Chesapeake Bay area in Virginia under the coordination of the London Virginia Company which was exploring gold in this area.
This in turn led to other issues for instance the towns became polluted due to the number of industries that were being established, the levels of traffic had increased and generally the declining quality of [...]
The article of Wasserman titled The Robber Barons is highly insightful from the point of view of the growth of the US nation.
An attempt to draft the Indian treaty by the President with the help of Congress failed and the laws were changed to empower departments to draft treaties that would later on be submitted to the [...]
In the beginning of the 18th century, half of the labor was provided by the African slaves while the rest was being provided by the Native Americans with the latter providing the Spanish farms or [...]
The claim that Columbus was the first person to discover America can be disapproved by the fact that; the Muslim had encountered contact with the people of the American land long before Columbus came into [...]
Cultural imperialism on the other hand is the subordination of the culture, traditions, and ideologies of the subordinate territory by those of the imperial state.
The responsibilities of the Federal Government in the American economy go beyond the regulation of industries in the economy. In the awakening of the economic downturn and the depending of the global financial crisis, the [...]
Indeed, the antebellum period is notable for conflicts and compromises between slaveholders of the South and the interests of the entrepreneurs of the North.
So we can say that America has become imperialistic and the reason for it becoming one was in order to take the control of the market in order to sell its products and also to [...]
During the progressive movement, the US Constitution was amended to give women the right to vote, to establish a federal income tax and to provide for the direct election of U.S.senators by voters.
The anti-federalists led by Patrick Henry of the State of Virginia also felt that the demand for a strong central government was another ploy to destroy the autonomy of the states and a way forward [...]
The period in which the United States made a lot of progress in technological as well as economical was from 1865 and the beginning of the twentieth century.
To make the respective conclusion to this critical review, the book by Fischer is a brilliant source of information on the formative years and events in the American history.
With the unfolding of the events in the World War II, the role of the treasury became more advanced in economic development and this gave way to more bodies within the treasury such as the [...]
This pushed Jefferson and his party to adopt Hamilton's economic policies including the support of a bank of the United Sates and the payment of national debts. This era was a direct result of the [...]
This brought about the birth of the Gothic era; this meant that the entire splendor that was held in the colonial time was sluiced away with the coming of reality.
Our forefathers found their way into the United States as slaves, who had been captured and shipped to work in the various expansive farmlands, such as cotton farms, in the northern and southern regions of [...]
In this particular context, it can be argued that the fact that most immigrants into the American culture faced racism-related challenges is one example that deems the melting pot paradigm a false depiction of the [...]
Jordan and Charles Johnson, in their works, show their own considerations about the aftermaths after the Civil War and America's Reconstruction in 1865-1890. The white population was simply not ready to accept people of color [...]
The books divulge the inevitability and necessity of the revolution in the colonies in 1775-1781 and call for equality of all people at any time.
Year in year out, an increasing number of people throughout the world including Americans forget that the USA, before becoming one of the leading countries, underwent a series of significant historic events, which not always [...]
Jordan and Charles Johnson, in their works, provide their research about the processes of development of the back then the USA and touch upon such problematic issues as the establishment of slavery, the Civil War [...]
These works report about the antislavery resistance to improve the economy of the USA during the period of the Civil War.
The sources tell about the settlement of Indians into reservations, the war with Mexico for the authority in territories, and the opposition of North and South in the struggle for their political and administrative control.
For instance, there are not many people who know how exactly the Constitution of the USA was created and adopted: "When the Constitution was completed, "the majority of the people were completely against it".
The economy in the post-Civil War was favored by the construction of railroads which connected the industrial cities of the northeast and the agricultural areas of the Midwest and the plains.
This led to many changes and conflicts which shaped the lives of the city's laborers at the beginning of the 19th century.
This topic deals with life in the colonial economy of America and the approach of white people towards black people. Mainly through natural production, the people became wealthy and they led a typical way of [...]
The British were encouraged to move to the American continent by the explorations made by the French and Spanish. The English captured the city from the Dutch in 1664 and renamed it the city of [...]
Stannard describes the nature of European society before the end of the 15th Century and how this society was able to manufacture the stereotypes that are relevant enough to justify the subjugation as well as [...]
So, the first reason for the American Revolution to begin was a very strict policy of the British Empire towards colonies, particularly, the restriction of commerce to the limits of internal trade; the colonies should [...]
People lost vision of what this dream was supposed to mean and it became a dream, not of the vestal and industrious, but of the corrupt coterie, hence corrupting the dream itself.
In resent times the myth about America being the greatest nation in the universe has been instilled in the mind of people both in America and in other countries.
He broaches the subject with such perspicacity to the point that he manages to woe the modern reader into understanding the ancient past and accepting the way people conducted themselves in the medieval times.
The situation of human struggle against capitalistic system by taking a more communistic attitude, and the contradictive nature of that struggle is reflected in one of John Steinbeck's most celebrated novels, In Dubious Battle, which [...]
The aim of this paper is to explore the issue of respectability of the Caribbean people in the eyes of the colonizers.
The decade created new disparities between the liberals and the conservatives. The nature of these developments explains why many scholars agree that the decade transformed many things in the country.
The different ways in which the membership of the constitutional convention of 1787 resembles that of a task force include the sense of autonomy present.
The fire spread from the streets of Boston, to Pine streets; both at the North and South of the city and also burnt down the highland that was situated near a high school which was [...]
The story of the film moves on with the narration of Benjamin and his guerrilla army and their tremendous victory in the war of independence.
The order of events in the making of any law in the United States of America entails a procedure involving the raising of the statement of interest which the proposer wishes to be made a [...]
In 1763, Havana was taken to Spain though Madrid took Florida during the compromise near the end of the war. Most of the peninsula showed loyalty to Crown thus Florida was not in rebellion during [...]
Because of the susceptibility of the native population to European diseases the European settlers were able to uproot their cultures and replace those traditions with the European culture and religion.
Paternalistic ethos appeared to be the part of colonial American history influencing the life of various class levels being under the pressure of social instability.
The ratification of the Constitution made the representatives of Antifederalists create the list of commentaries related to the new document adoption.
The author of the book has shown that the Declaration of Independence was rejected through the issues of American foreign policy influencing the formation of some aspects in the document stages.
The term can also be used to refer to the extension of practice, to acquire dominion, control by to the distant or closer union of territory/ nation.
Most of the victims of the fire tragedy were located on the 9th floor which had only two doors leading out of the factory and the only fire exit was a poorly built iron structure [...]
This paper gives highlights of how the Foreign policy of the United States has since shifted from the year 1980 up to date due to the events emanating from the Middle East. The government of [...]
The infancy of 1970 saw the continuation of the activism of the previous decade, especially the women and other minority groups who were fighting for equal opportunities in the social and political realm.
At the time of his ascension on power, the United States was sharply and painfully divided over the country's participation and involvement in the Vietnam War.
Further still, the improvisation of Jazz music set a stage for new music culture in the American society that incorporated and appreciated the works of the black population.
Before 1890 the US officials and the other influential people were very content and satisfied with the position of their country but all of a sudden a wave just swept aside the nation and the [...]
S president and his efforts to save the country from the effects of the great depression were futile. The deal consisted of recovery programs which were targeted to be initiated into the economy in the [...]
Among the various changes underwent by America during their recovery period in the 1920s were changes in culture, economy as well as in the workforce.
The Spanish American War started in 1898, and the reason of this conflict was the liberation of Cuba. The war started after Spain's rejection of the American request for the resolution of the Cuban struggle [...]
The problems of alcohol and smoking still existed, but there appeared several more, the main were tuberculosis and influenza. Lots of ethnical and race problems were solved during the reform movements.
Characterizing the spirit of the mid-1800s California immediately following the discovery of gold, Holliday suggests that the difference between success and failure was often as simple as the role of the dice.
The theme of population explosion enriches Crosby's argument throughout the book, as it raises the veil on the historic mystery of the Eurasian success and ultimate supremacy of the world we know today.
The market revolution and growth in America dates back from the 16th century during the slave trade. Seller noted that the economy grew due to merchant capital and government-fostered transport that pushed for a boost [...]
The very first years of the existence of the country were marked by the initiatives of people to provide as much freedom in all aspects of social life as possible.
At the time of the fire, approximately 5,000 people were in the hotel and casino. Though the casualties were found mainly in the top floors of the high rise building, damages due to fire were [...]
The first part was experienced in Europe and the UK in the first half of the Century before the second part of the revolution swept the regions of the United States of America and Germany.
The truth of the severity of this is evident in the case of both the New York transport union and the San Diego crisis.
The post-war era became a period of the tremendous growth of industries and modern businesses; giving the nation a new economic and political power both locally and abroad.
This was the program that opened the eyes of the people to the fact that the depression era did not affect just the low bracket of society and that if they were to overcome it, [...]
Several photographs were displayed along the hall that gives a glimpse of the historical events associated with the church, the most remarkable being the draping of the church in black after the assassination of President [...]
The interpretation of the constitution is where the two-point of view was introduced one believing in the power focused on central government while the other believing in the state having all the powers.
The thing is that many events occurring before and after first days of a man's life can simply make some specific or huge emphasis on the destiny of a child along with the abilities which [...]
Since early fifties the government of the United States began to pay special attention to Vietnam and political situation in this country, because, it was one of the most important regions in the Southeast Asia.
While a part or parts of this statement maybe true, it is not in the way it is presented. The fall of its communism marked the end of its superpower regime and a global change [...]
The invention of Constitution is one the most important events in the history of the USA. The constitutional Convention is considered to be the first try to create the main law of our country.
The impact of the automobile on people's lives and the U. This expansion of business and factories has led to the expansion of the U.
The western expansion refers to the process whereby the Americans moved away from their original 13 colonies in the 1800s, towards the west which was encouraged by explorers like Lewis and Clarke.
In the beginning, it's been the United States displacing Great Britain as the world's largest economy and in the end it's the globalization that made the biggest noise.