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The Kansas-Nebraska Act as Cause of Civil War
The Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854 was a huge catalyst in sending the nation to the Civil War. This act reversed the Missouri Compromise and allowed slavery in the remainder of the original areas of the Louisiana Purchase.
Causes of Westward Expansion in America
Westward expansion was one of the most complicated and deep phases of American history as well as something that was crucial in developing the nation into what it is today. It did not occur for any one particular reason. It was a spider web of reasons that pushed it and gave it such depth.
A North and South Antebellum Comparison
Everything was a struggle between the North and the South and had been since colonial days.
Abolitionist Movement Versus Others of the Time
Most reforms took root in social issues as both the religious and the non-religious began campaigns to improve the lives of those who lived in America.
Review of Temperance, Alcohol,...
Jessica Warner, a Yale and Princeton graduate, wrote “Temperance, alcohol, and the American evangelical: a reassessment”. The article addresses three related topics in Antebellum America that have rippled out to present day with a loud roar: temperance, alcohol, and evangelicals.
Manifest Destiny and It's Role in US LIfe
Manifest Destiny in essence was the destiny and calling of America to extend its borders and take up as much of the North American continent that it could.
Expansion of Slavery as a Moral or Political Issue
If you study history long enough, you quickly discover that nothing is ever black and white. What might seem to be a simple issue is in fact quite complex. The same can be said about slavery when it came to the position of the North.
The United Nation's Response to Torture
Just as the world conflicts changed after the Cold War, so did the exposure of torture to non-military individuals. Torture was no longer found just with prisoners of war. Torture was becoming the norm for some states to use against those they wished to control or eliminate.
It was the early 1990s that showed the United Nations as a whole that while it had been successful overall throughout the years the world was not the same anymore.
Media's Role in United Nations
The media is a very powerful tool and can be both a positive and a negative reflection of any subject they aim their eyes at. When it comes to United Nations, I think the media has played a very negative role as it does with any dramatic event.
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