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Africa and WWII
During World War II, Europe looked to Africa for labor to defeat the enemy. Slavery took a different look as labor resources were pulled not for plantation labor but for military service.
Andrew Jackson Made a Name for Himself
Law was the perfect place for somebody with nothing to find something. It was a developing profession that was considered a new wilderness that was to be shaped. It was a position that did not make friends and was not for the weak of heart. In fact, it could prove deadly if the wrong moves were made
The Lowell Experiment
In a nutshell, the Lowell Experiment was a step in creating jobs and product while also taking care of employee welfare.
European Possession of Africa
The carving up of the African continent did not follow traditional tribal lines. The European nations chose their own boundaries. Tribes were now split apart and meshed with other tribes. To the Europeans, they were all the same.
Damage Europe did to Africa
Africa existed long before Europe had the technology and courage to begin exploring the large continent. When it did, valuable resources were discovered that would change the face of African history forever. Europe needed the resources that Africa possessed.
Andrew Jackson as a Common Man
The surprise rise of Andrew Jackson as a political favorite was not due to his experience or connections. He was the man Americans felt represented them the best.
The American System
One method the American government used to facilitate economic growth in the early to mid-1800s was providing jobs for the citizens.
Challenges Africa Faced with Independence
With independence, Africa has found itself with challenges in the political and economic areas. Africa before colonialism was not the same Africa during or after. The tribes that existed were no longer. European powers had redefined areas of Africa causing tribes to be split apart and meshed with ot
The Truth Behind the Princes in the Tower
This goes back hundreds and hundreds of years to the time the Tudors came to the throne. Edward IV was dying. His son was to become king, but being a minor Edward made his brother Richard protector. All manners of suspicious activities occurred leading to one of the greatest mysteries in history.
Territorial Expansion in the 1800s
It was obvious that America would move west as the land appeared to go on forever and the population of the East coast was increasing by leaps and bounds. Expansion was unavoidable. Expansion was the only way for the nation to grow and to settle many of the country’s issues in the process.
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