Consider the following: Peace agreements – major players, ideology, geographic boundaries Economic/political effects Role in creating future confrontation 3. Analyze the impact of war on civilians. Choose either World War I or World War II and compare it with one of the following conflicts: Korean War Vietnam War Biafra War Angola War Nicaragua War Bosnia/Kosovo War Cambodia 4. Compare and contrast European nationalism during the Interwar Period with that of the independence movements in those nations that decolonized following World War II. 5.
3 parts) * Internal Improvements (Eerie Canal, Cumberland Road) * Tariff of 1816 * Seminole Wars (1817) * Rush Bagot Agreement (1817) * Panic of 1819 * Adams Onis Treaty (1819) * Economic improvements of the 1820s (Steamships – Who developed the first? Effect? // Railroads – effect on western towns? // Factory System – started by whom? What helped industry grow in the early part of the century?
These labels correspond to B.C. (before Christ) and A.D. (anno Domini), which are used in some world history textbooks. Part A (Suggested writing time—40 minutes) Percent of Section II score—33 1/3 Directions: The following question is based on the accompanying Documents 1-10. (The documents have been edited for the purpose of this exercise.) Write your answer on the lined pages of the Section II free-response booklet.
American Imperialism – 1890-1914 Causes A. Settling of the American Frontier – Frederick J. Turner B. White Man’s Burden – Josiah Strong, Our Country, Its Possible Future and Present Crisis C. Expansion of Markets – Far East Trade (China) Industrial Growth D. National Security and Protection of Trade Routes- Alfred T. Mahan, The Influence of Sea Power Upon American History Social Darwinism on a global scale Evidence of America’s Growing Interest in Overseas Expansion A. 1853- Commodore Matthew Perry and Japan B. 1867- Seward purchases Alaska from Russia, $7.2 mil.
The Cold War Era & Threats to the American Family Karen D. Stephens Kaplan University SS310: Exploring the 1960s: An interdisciplinary Approach Professor Patricia Robinson The term “Cold War” was coined by a financial advisor to Truman, Bernard Baruch, who first used this term in a speech he gave in April 1947. A timeline of the Cold War, I think, would have to encompass the years 1945-1991. Everything from the dropping of the ‘A’-Bomb on Hiroshima, Japan (1945), to the Soviets initialized their takeover of Eastern Europe and establishing the Eastern Bloc (1946), the lifting of the Berlin Blockade (May 1949), the Korean War (1950-1953), establishment of the Warsaw Pact (1955), the United States’ involvement in
Maurice Purvis, HIST 2112 TR 9:30-10:45, Spring 2012, February 16, 2012 Lawler, Peter Augustine. “1968 In Context: Scarcity and Decade Analysis.” Intercollegiate Review, 43, No. 2 (Fall 2008): 14-24. This article gives a detailed look at how life in America was back in the 1960’s and all the major ideas and movements that were going on. Lawler starts off the article talking about how the world was and what was going on in the 60s.
American Imperialism Eva Rodgers HIS 204 American History Since 1865 Instructor Gregory Lawson May 15, 2011 Imperialism is the policy of extending a nation's authority by territorial acquisition or by the establishment of economic and political hegemony over other nations. It is also the system, policies, or practices of such a government. The United States adopted a policy of imperialism in the Nineteenth Century. This paper will discuss that policy and the reasons behind it. I will discuss the major events surrounding the time the policy was adopted and whether it was justified.
Essay Notes How far were the economic problems responsible for Stalin’s decision to replace the New Economic Policy in 1928 with the First Five Year Plan? Introduction –The question is focused on the economic policies pursued by the government in the 1920s and the reasons behind the dramatic changes in 1928. Were the reasons purely economic or must other factors be taken into account? Development • Why did Stalin stop supporting the NEP and start supporting rapid industrialisation? • Did the NEP really fail or did it suit Stalin to make it look as though it had?
Consider the periods 1919-1928 and 1945-1950. DBQ – What were the Cold War fears of the American people in the aftermath of the Second World War? How successfully did the administration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower address those fears? Assess the success of the United States policy of containment in Asia between 1945 and 1975. Analyze the successes and failures of the United States Cold War policy of containment as it developed in TWO of the following regions of the world during the period 1945 to 1975.
AP US History Ch 27-28 The American Pageant Test Study Guide Consider the 5 Ws when thinking about history: Who, What, When, Where, & Why/How is it important? Ch 27 The Path to Empire, 1890-1899 Reverend Josiah Strong’s book Our Century: Its Possible Future & Its Possible Crisis advocated American expansion – to spread American religion & values By 1890s, the USA was bursting w/ a new sense of power b/c of – the increasing population, wealth, & industrial production A major factor in the shift in US foreign policy toward imperialism in late 19th century was – need for overseas markets for increased industrial & agricultural production Clash b/t Germany & the USA over the Samoan Islands eventually resulted