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  • Expansionist Campaigns

    northerns, in congressional debate of 1850, stated they would accepted Cuba into the Union only if that state applied under the Wilmot Proviso, where no new territory or state would incorporate slavery. Douglas wanted to expand to Latin American and other Caribbean/tropical islands in the South, but for what purpose? National pride? Yes, to expand and grow American but at what cost to the American slaves? Northerners became very nervous that Douglas extreme expansionist policies would expand…

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  • Bra's Role In The Civil War

    relationship between the two nations, United States and Great Britain, grew far apart during the Civil War. British North America (BNA) was also involved in this war but as a colony for Great Britain, it did not have much decision in the war. As BNA was a colony, it followed the actions of Great Britain. The relationship between the two nations heavily influenced a change in the British colony north of the 49th parallel. Conflicting relations between the Unites States and GB during the Civil…

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  • What Does It Mean To Be A Citizen Essay

    responsibilities of those that live in a particular city, state, or nation. A citizen upholds the law of where one lives. One has rights to live and prosper, where one feels at home, and a sense of belonging. This is not the legal definition of a citizen but what being a citizen means to me. My definition and the textbook definition are quite different in many aspects. The definition of citizen according to Merriam-Webster is a resident or inhabitant of a state (Citizen, n.d). I feel that…

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  • What Is The Reflection Of Erika Lee's Article Enforcing The Borders

    Lee and Volpp Reflection In the article Enforcing the Borders: Chinese Exclusion along the U.S. Borders with Canada and Mexico, Erika Lee asserts that Chinese immigration and exclusion had created transnational disputes about illegal immigration, race, citizenship, immigration laws and international affairs. She also defines and explains the significance of the Chinese Exclusion act. The Chinese Exclusion Act marked the first time the US restricted immigration due to race and class. It also…

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  • The War Of 1812

    us grow as a nation. Consequently these ideas brought frustration and difficulty to the colonies, but they proceeded on. With the dream to be a better nation, many reformed the nation with ideas known in history forever. Due to these ideas The United States, or the 13 colonies, went from a newly independent country to a transcontinental nation with the help of, economic improvements, the war of 1812, and westward expansion. Economic improvements were substantial in American history with the…

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  • Border Vs. Legalization: Hiring Illegal Immigrants

    Border v. Legalization Introduction to the Research Question / Statement of the Research Question Immigration is a progressing issue in America with over 42.4 million immigrants in the United States out of a population of 318.9 million people, according to the ACS, and still growing as years pass by. In order, to come to the U.S. legally by applying for citizenship, it roughly costs $680, which goes to citizenship application fees and a background check; however, this does not guarantee a…

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  • Why Is The War Of 1812 Inevitable

    The war of 1812 was the war of the inevitable; there were so many deep rooted issues between the Americans and the British. On top of the issues between The British and the Americans, the Napoleonic Wars in Europe caused many more problems in North America as well. The war of 1812 consisted of many battles that ended in minimal fighting or with an immediate surrender. Neither party gained land or wealth, they only lost men and money. The war of 1812 was a waste of money for both parties on…

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  • Indigenous People Sociology

    Canadian aboriginals have experienced an increase in racial discrimination as racial tensions have become amplified in Canada from the persisting effects of the relocation of the indigenous people in 1953. This paper will explore the lasting effects of forced relocation the indigenous people in regards to the Blauner Hypothesis and the deconstruction of the productive family unit. More then 40% of indigenous people are unemployed and experience much higher rates of suicide, alcoholism, and drug…

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  • Essay On German Heritage

    the culture. I will also include my own familial ties to the culture, and its traditions, cultural patterns that I identify with, as well as the influence the German heritage has on my family today. Germany is located in North-central Europe, it borders Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, Luxemburg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. The Northern part of Germany is a coastal plain, with low elevation, which extends…

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  • Ping Pong Diplomacy

    Many restrictions on travel and trade were lifted. This would become know as “Ping Pong” diplomacy. It was so named after the United States ping-pong team was invited to the Chinese capital in April of 1971. During their visit the group was treated as though they were dignitaries or royalty. They played matches against the Chinese team but also visited important landmarks through out China. The American delegation was accompanied by members of the press and was closely watched by the American…

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