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Industrialization and Imperialism
If industrialization had not developed as it did in Europe, the rush for Africa would not have occurred in the manner it did. The need for resources would not have had France, Britain and other nations competing to get more land and control of more resources if they sudden demand was not there.
Jackie O: On the Couch - A Book Review
What if a famous person sat down on your couch and opened up their entire soul to you? Alma H. Bond takes the facts of Mrs. Onassis’ life and delivers them as though they were through her own lips in her book, Jackie O: On the Couch: Inside the Mind and Life of Jackie Kennedy Onassis.
Jackson was the Answer for the Americans in 1828
he election for president in 1828 was a new venture into the unknown for most of the political world. Jackson and his supports took politics from the hands of the elite and made it accessible to everyone of voting age and requirements.
Jackson's Surprise Run for the White House
The change of politics could be heard loud and clear in 1824 as support for Andrew Jackson stretched far and wide across the nation. His support was the reason Calhoun’s Republication nomination never went through.
Jacksonian America a Glimpse Toward the Civil War
It was the nullification crisis that gave fuel to the “affronted southern-rights extremists” that could be found in South Carolina and beyond. Since the birth of America, many decisions came down to a North versus South mentality as each section had its own special interests.
Japan and China's Relationship
Even before World War II, there was tension between Japan and China. After the war, that tension only accelerated. First there was the trouble regarding Japanese occupation of China as in the Nanking Massacre. With that in the past, Japan and China found themselves on opposite sides of the Cold War.
Japan's Recovery After WWI to Economic Power
How did Japan recover from World War II and rise to become an economic world power? It all could be summed up in one word, determination, but I do not think that will fly as an answer. So let me expand on that.
Japanâ€™s Struggle with the Past for the Future
Since the West made its presence known in the East rapid changes have come upon the ancient land. With it has come the need to re-identify itself. This has come to mean for Japan a struggle in balancing nationalist pride and facing the mistakes of the past.
Jesuits and Their Secret Society
The Jesuits were founded in the early period of the Renaissance and quickly rose in number and power. It did not take long before they became the object of wrath and rumors. The Jesuits became one of the earliest rumored secret societies in history.
Jews as Nazi Scapegoats
Most people blame others for their woes. Such was the situation of the Jews under Nazi Germany. The economy was bad; Germany needed to be proud of something. Who was dragging them down? Their eyes turned to the Jew.
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