Civil war

Civil war
Some Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to the Great Emancipator and the man who freed the African-American slaves. But others are sure that Lincoln was an opportunist who lagged behind the abolitionist movement, an advocate of Afro-Americans` voluntary emigration...

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Waging War of Grant and McClellan

Waging War of Grant and McClellan
George B. McClellan and Ulysses S. Grant were outstanding commanders-in-chief, who used different strategy in the Civil War, which had both advantages and disadvantages. As the matter of fact, Grant and McClellan used different strategy and tactics but they attempted to reach the same goal – the victory in the war.

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Arguments on Slavery

Arguments on Slavery
Slavery is a system that represents a human (slave) in the property of another person (master, slave owner, the owner). The master owns the person on the rights of property. Being the property of another, a servant does not belong to himself and cannot do what he wants.
From the twenty’s century slavery is officially banned worldwide, but forced labor in slave-like conditions informally or semi-officially continues to exist.

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Immigration to the US before 1900

Immigration to the US before 1900
Before 1900 immigrants had an easy time adjusting to America. They experienced no economic hardships and met with no prejudices from former European immigrants who were already settled in the United States and considered themselves "Americans"

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The Fall of Rome

The Fall of Rome
The Roman Empire was one of the major world powers in the ancient world. In the 2nd – 3rd centuries AD, the Roman Empire was the most powerful state in the Mediterranean and one of the most powerful empires in the world. Nevertheless, in spite of the rise of the Roman Empire and its overwhelming power and supremacy over other states, the Roman Empire proved to be unable to resist to the barbarian invasion.

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How to Tell a True War Story

How to Tell a True War Story
History – is one of the most important forms of self-consciousness of people. Most modern politicians and economists seek to take advantage of experience of history, therefore, in the interpretation of certain historical events can be observed an ongoing struggle of different ideas and
opinions.
Relevance of the study of historical consciousness is dictated by the fact that it has great potential power. On the one hand, can raise the level of patriotism, pride in their country, on the other hand can lead to negative attitudes towards their state.

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American History

American History
The First Party System is a term that is used by historians and scientists describing the political party system of the United States that existed in 1792 - 1824. That time American politics was controlled by two parties: the Federalist Party (headed by Alexander Hamilton) and the Democratic-Republican Party (headed by James Madison and Thomas Jefferson).


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