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    In the book Capitalism and Slavery by Eric Williams, Williams argues for the significance of controlling in the improvement of free enterprise in Britain and later for the part of early modern private enterprise as an essential component in the repeal of the slave exchange. The author defines the historical backdrop of the relationship between the financial additions to be made in the sugar exchange that spurred the British and West Indians to create and renew subjugation. Subjection was necessary to the early advancement of private enterprise, taking after the time of the earliest gathering of capital. The ascent of modern private enterprise would not have been conceivable without the benefits from subjection and the slave exchange. Williams…

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    shift in history happened around the late 1400’s when a slightly well known man by the name of Christopher Columbus came across what is now known as North America. Columbus actually thought he had found a new and shorter route to the West Indies. When this was announced, the news spread like wildfire and it was not soon after that, other countries began to send their own explorers. It was a bright and positive time when leaders wanted to claim new land for their country. But, what of the people…

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    written, stories have been told, and history books often credit Columbus as the forefather of America. Columbus is arguably one of the most influential individuals in American history and his impact is still felt today. In this paper I will begin by discussing the explicit account of Columbus’s first voyage to “The Indies” in his letter to the king and queen of Spain. Then I will go into detail of the implicit meaning behind his letter and the impact it had on the following historical…

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    West Indies Slavery

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    While a large distance may separate Carolina and the West Indies these two places could be said to be exactly identical in the 18th century. Places in the West Indies quickly found a quick production in sugar that translated to large amounts of wealth. However the need for land was not suitable on the West Indie islands. In an effort to attempt to find more land the elite planters made way to America to try to create a new colony but of similar taste as the West Indies. This system in the West…

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    Federalism is compromise essential for the creation of the country. It can be seen as a compromise between the extreme concentration of power and a loose confederation of independent states for governing a variety of people usually in a large expanse of territory. The balance between big and small government is something that has shifted since the conception of our country. While in theory one could argue that both sides sound like feasible solutions to many political and social issues, finding…

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    clean water and sanitation statistics. In fact, Japan and Singapore also provide 100 percent of their citizens with clean water and sanitation facilities. Singapore and Japan both also have life expectancy rates of 85 years on average, however Singapore has a 2 out of every 1,000 live birth mortality rate while Japan has a 2.4 out of 1,000 live birth mortality rate. All of these statistics show these nations’ governments are very successful in ensuring the health of citizens in their own ways…

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    Interest groups exist in order to protect the people within their groups in many ways including through influencing governments. These groups exist for everything from aboriginal issues, to peace, and women’s issues. Within the concept of “interest groups”, they are split up into categories:“economic” or “non-economic”. Economic groups work for professional or personal gain, compared to groups that instead focus solely on goods that help society as a whole rather than individual people. Some…

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    The United States remains one of the most influential countries in the world due to its governmental structure. This is because America’s federal government ensures distribution of power with checks and balances in order to preserve equality. Federalism, however, is not the best government system for the United States. Although a federal government or Unitary government may seem plausible, a Confederate government is best suited for America because it ensures fortified units/states, encourages…

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    After the revolutionary war the newly formed united states still had a major task ahead of them. They had to form a government that would help the satisfy the people's needs and demands. So the government created a system that would help solve many problems. This system would help protect people and also create a strong central government. The articles of confederation was the Untied States first attempt at creating a democratic government. Meaning instead of giving power to the central…

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    The articles of confederation replaced by the United States constitution was created November 15, 1777, and set rules for the current operations in the United States at that time. The articles of confederation was replaced by the constitution because it lacked taxing authority, uniformity of currency, denied the power to regulate foreign trade and interstate commerce, No enforcement of law, and it created an ineffective way to vote by state. The Articles were written to keep the national…

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