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World history

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Daily Life in Ancient Athens

In the article, “Household, Gender, and Property in Classical Athens,” Lin Foxhall examines how the household influenced various aspects of daily lives of classical Athenians. In the modern world, households form the primary basis for the expression of kinship, age, sex roles, socialization as well as economic cooperation. The article...

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Industrial Revolution Essay

The Industrial Revolution that began in the 19th century in the United States was a time of great commercial progress and monumental changes to the economic structure of this country. At that time, powerful businessmen emerged, such as John D. Rockefeller and John Jacob Astor, to commandeer significant industries like...

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How Imperialism Caused WWI

Generally, Imperialism occurs in a situation where a particular nation takes over a nation it views as weaker and in the process, it dominates its political, economic or cultural life. The term imperialism can also refer to unequal human or territorial relationship and in most cases; it takes the form...

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Northwest Passage

The “Northwest Passage” is a historical sea route in the North of Canada passing through the Arctic Ocean. It is a representation of the effort employed by explorers to find a route between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. The route is one of the world’s severest maritime challenges located in...

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Influenza Virus Pandemic of 1918 – 1919

Influenza often appears to be a cold, is believed to be viral, and can lead to other diseases including pneumonia, as well as death. Kansas was the site of the first official appearance in the United States in the beginning of 1918. At this time treatment options were limited due...

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Economic Effects of the Treaty of Versailles

John Maynard Keynes, a member of the UK delegation at the Paris Peace Conference in 1918 and a famous British economist, wrote in his 1920 book regarding the Treaty of Versailles: “The Treaty includes no provision for economic rehabilitation of Europe – nothing to make the defeated Central Powers into...

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Gamal Abdul Nasser

Gamal Abdul Nasser stressed that the July 23rd revolution was about gaining independence from the British military presence existing in Egypt at the time. The two revolutions Nasser referred two were about politics and social justice. The political revolution was about fighting to gain independence from oppression, and a revolution...

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John Ryan and Welles Crowther

1. In fact, when I read the stories about these two courageous men, who sacrificed their lives in 9/11 tragedy, I think of what I do on the daily basis. There is a single world that could best describe what both John Ryan and Welles Crowther did, which is COURAGEOUS....

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Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand was born on the 18th of December 1863 and was Archduke Karl’s eldest son. Karl was the brother of Austro-Hungarian Emperor Franz Joseph (Doak, 2009). Emperor Franz Joseph’s son Prince Rudolf died in 1889 and Franz Ferdinand’s father died in 1896 leaving Franz Ferdinand as the heir to...

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Decolonization

The era of decolonization is a conspicuous moment in world history. In order to understand the period precisely, it is necessary to consider it both in its general and its particular form, and to understand how a large variety of different struggles around the world may be seen as being...

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How Broadly has Geography Influenced History?

Throughout mankind, geography has always impacted its ability to continue prospering and developing. Whether it be the wars that have been fought in the past or man’s ability to discover new areas on earth, geography has always prevailed and provided an almost formidable challenge for the human race. One area...

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Keystone Nations: Indigenous Peoples and Salmon across the North Pacific

Keystone Nations: Indigenous Peoples and Salmon across the North Pacific attempts to offer a history and future perspective on indigenous peoples and their link to salmon across North Pacific. The literature was written by Benedict J. Colombi and James F. Brooks. Benedict J. Colombi is assistant professor of the American...

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Kennan’s Long Telegram

Kennan, who served as the deputy head of mission in Moscow- Russia, felt frustrated with Truman and Washington policymakers after his attempts to persuade them to abandon the cooperation with the Soviet Union. He felt the need to create a federation to counter the Soviet influence in Europe to split...

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The Zimmermann Telegram

The Zimmermann telegram in January of 1917 was a decisive factor in the United States entering World War I. This was because the proposal in the telegram to Mexican government officials stated that Mexico would recover the lost territories of Arizona, New Mexico and Texas if they were to form...

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The History of Kenya

Kenya is one of the most interesting objects of historical, political, economic, and social research. With a strong colonial legacy and the growing diversity of local populations, Kenya balances at the intersection of the past, present, and future. Much has been written and said about the country's colonial past. Unfortunately,...

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Islamic Military Success

One of the unique things about the Islamic world is that, during its inception, the military forces of various Islamic countries had plenty of success in winning battles and expanding the footprint of the Islamic nations. While most know that the concentration of Muslim power started in the Middle East,...

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Migration to America

The first wave of human migrants into the Americas took place about 13,000 B.C.E. over a land bridge between present day Siberia and Alaska. Known as the Bering land bridge among historians today, it is also believed that some of these migrants may have traveled by watercraft, sailing, or drifting...

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Early Societies in the Americas and Oceania

In general, it is believed that the first group of humans began migrating over to the North American continent using an exposed land bridge connecting Siberia and Alaska sometime around 13,000 BCE. Now existing only beneath the ocean surface, this bridge is known among historians as the Bering land bridge...

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Treatment of Religious Minority Groups Under the Ottoman Turks

Religious minority groups living in the Ottoman Empire included Christians and Jews. The prevailing religion at the time was Islam. There is some conjecture as to how these minority groups were treated; some historians believe that Christian and Jews were discriminated against. Moshe Ma’Oz asserts that they were considered to...

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A People in Search of Refuge: The Jews under Islamic Rule

For almost 2,000 years, the Jewish people have been a race without a home, frequently persecuted for their faith and allowed to settle in other lands only on the suffrage of whatever rulers allowed them to live there—a privilege that all too often was revoked without warning, a revocation that...

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