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America - A Melting Pot
America has been described as a Melting Pot, but it wasn't until recently that it began to truly earn that name.
America's Complete Independence from Britain
The efforts of America to be politically, economically, and culturally independent from Britain was similar to that of a wildebeest born who has to quickly find its footing before the predators swoop down. This was the development of American independence.
America's Use of the Glorious Revolution
Less than a hundred years later (after the Glorious Revolution), the American colonists also felt dissatisfied with how they were ruled. They wanted new leadership and followed the example of the English Parliament of 1688.
America's Year of Jubilee
The “Year of Jubilee” was the fiftieth anniversary of the new nation. It had been half a century since the colonies had declared independence, and the nation was celebrating.
American Colonies - A Book Review
Studying American history can become boring as the same old topics get rehashed. This will not be found in Alan Taylor’s American Colonies: The Settling of North America. From the very beginning this book approaches the study of the New World in a different light.
American Colonization Made Way for Revolution
This hands off version of governing worked well for Britain the beginning; but by letting the English colonies develop their own culture and governing with a lax hand, the British crown set the stage for the American Revolution.
American Revolution Found in Seven Years' War
The colonies were a way to get money and peace. Yet, when the Seven Years' War occurred, the colonies became much more.
American Revolution Inspired Shays Rebellion
The farmers involved in Shays’ Rebellion and other similar gatherings throughout Massachusetts found their inspiration in their leaders of the American Revolution.
An Empire Created by Augustus
Overall, Augustus was the stabilizing factor in moving the state from the Republic that had collapsed to the Empire that would so greatly influence the world. He organized the government and gave Roman society much of the characteristics that we know about it today.
An Empire Divided - Book Review
The colonization of the Far East by France is one of those subjects. Too few even realize how much presence the French had in that area of the world. J.P. Daughton brings that subject back into the academic circles with his book, An Empire Divided.
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