History Essays

  • History Essay

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    movements. History is so broad that it can include everything from what has happened in Latin America, China and Europe. Learning about history is important because some of it should be common knowledge. By knowing a bit about what has happened in our world, you can help see why things are the way they are as of know, what will happen in the future, how great minds work, how evil people work and much more. It doesn't hurt to know too much about history. One basic importance of history is to know

  • History Essay

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    STUDY GUIDE FOR FIRST EXAM WORLD HISTORY II—HIST 1112 (from AD 1500)   Identification [6 points each; 180 points total]   ____1. Gustavus Adolphus                                           ____16. Vasco de Gama   ____2. Akbar                                                              ____17. Henry VIII   ____3. Aztecs                                                              ____18. Incas   ____4. Vasco Nunez de Balboa                                   ____19. Ivan IV   ____5. “Bloody

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    that of the text that he gives many different points of views of history. In his book, “A People’s History of the United States”, he is shown to often give examples from other textbooks, readings, passages and quotes. In my opinion it is good that he wrote his book this way. It was very easy to follow and I often found myself not able to put down. It gives the reader many different perspectives on very important moments in history and allows the reader to form their own opinions. In the textbook

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    Jean De Venette A Chronicle of the Black Death In the 1300’s the world was struck by a deadly disease called the Black Death. The Black Death was a horrific event that happened in past history. The people of Europe and all across the continent never knew what hit them. They suddenly became ill after witnesses a bright star appear out of nowhere into the night sky. One the star disintegrated the people of Florence Italy became violently ill. It began with a lump under the arms or between the thighs

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    AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY (Siri DA10.J65) Published by: FRANK CASS AND COMPANY LIMITED ISSN: 0308-6534 FAKULTI PENGAJIAN ISLAM 2009 Volume 37, Number 2  Oil Exploration in Colonial Nigeria, c. 1903-58 (Article in English ) JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY; VOL 37; NUMBER 2; pp. 249-274; 2009 Steyn, P British Strategic Interests versus Ottoman Sovereign Rights: New Perspectives on the Aqaba Crisis, 1906 (Article in English ) JOURNAL OF IMPERIAL AND COMMONWEALTH HISTORY; VOL 37; NUMBER

  • History Essay

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    Intro; The two texts featured in this essay are Educating Rita and The History Boys. The main theme of education in this essay is that it gets in the way of learning. But in History boys education is for passing exams and learning is for life, whereas in Education Rita education leads in to learning for Rita. Section 1; Hector one of the teachers in History Boys is an unconventional type of teacher preferring to teach behind a locked door and not teaching the syllabus. “O villainy let the door

  • History Essay

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    What’s history? It sounds like a simply question, doesn’t it? But it can cause a lot of disagreement and argument. History is necessary knowledge for most people, however, agree that history is the study of the past. In fact, historians are a bit like detectives - using evidence to find out what happened and why. This is not an easy job. It likes a myth, so nobody knows exactly what happens in the past. Thus, having lots of opinion about history….chua bjk When the English found Jamestown“Was the

  • History Of History Essay

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    "History" Herodotus's "History" is a Western history of the earliest historical works, the story can be exciting and richness and the "Historical Records" in comparison. Opening the book said, "out of here, is that哈利卡尔Herodotus sos were the results of research, so he should be released the results of these studies is to preserve the achievements of mankind, so that would not have been as a result of年深日久forgotten, in order for the Greeks abroad

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    are unique in history. Such phenomenon mostly stems from the absence of understanding causes and essential issues of the historical incidents. In other words, realizing the pith of history--not merely where, but also why and how those affairs took place, human beings consequently could be able to discover the truth hidden behind one thing, and better acquaint themselves of the human nature, social trends, and objective rules. Revealing truth and passing on thoughts, the study of history, a straightforward

  • History Essay

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    religion must at least mean that, in this country, it is no part of the business of government to compose official prayers for any group of the American people to recite as a part of a religious program carried on by government. It is a matter of history that this very practice of establishing governmentally composed prayers for religious services was one of the reasons which caused many of our early colonists to leave England and seek religious freedom in America. The Book of Common Prayer, [p426]

  • History Essay

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    an incident, a revolt) change history? Does something similar occur when different terms are used to describe natural phenomena (greenhouse effect, global warming, sustainable development) or human behavior (refugee, asylum seeker)? The language used to write history is totally based on opinion. The author or Historian writing an article is free to play with his language and tone when writing his piece. In other words what is written and understood from a history article is based on the Historian’s

  • History Essay

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    History: Boring and Useful History has never been one of my strong subjects in school, but I have always seen it as one of the most important subjects that one needs to study for life. History is essential in almost every career in college, it gives you the necessary culture and information about why the world is the way it is today, and how it got there. Even though I know how important it is to learn it, I do not like anything about History. I find it a little boring at times, a lot of work

  • History Essay

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    APPLICATION OF THE COMPARATIVE HISTORY IN THE MASTER THESIS OF GLOBAL HISTORY Writing the history is one of the most difficult jobs a person can give to himself. This comes in a vast range of matters, but especially in the crucial duty to represent the truth and the reality as it was, without diversifying it in no matter, independently of the personal beliefs and of the other tendencies that might inflict the clean job of the historian. During all the times, from antiquity till our days, almost

  • History Essay

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    INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY WHY IS HISTORY IMPORTANT? -because of its impact on the future WHAT IS IMPORTANT? -the impact from an event in history There are six categories to place an ‘impact’ from an event in history: The event can change something in each of these six areas: POLITICAL RELIGIOUS INTELLECTUAL MILITARY ECONOMICS SOCIAL Throughout this course, I will emphasize the impacts from the major events we study. These impacts will fall into these categories, and this

  • History Essay

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    The articles of this book were written in a matter of approximately four years which are among the most important years of history. They are the years that followed the World War and in which all the amazing political and economic developments occurred. In this short matter of time, the strongest nations went down and those who were never wanted nor expected to rise rose. Kings were taken off their thrones, new ministries were developed, and the greatest autocracy in the world turned to the greatest

  • History Essay

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    Us History Digest (Opening paragraph): Hi President Jackson it is such an honor to have you here with us. Thank you so much for letting us interview you. I am hoping to discuss your presidential career, the positives and negatives, and most important aspects of the job. Please feel free to inform us of your knowledge insight, and thoughts. Don’t hesitate to share your true opinions on events, and explain why you made some of the decisions you did. Detailed responses and explanations are encouraged

  • History Essay

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    History of Kyrgyzstan reflection paper #1 Ismail kyzy Jursun Chotaeva 13.03.2013 Birth of Manas The epic of Manas is not only the Kyrgyz’s history but it also describes Kyrgyz’s life style, their religion, culture, economy, political life, international relations of the state. A primary source is written by version of Sagunbai Karalaev and translated by Elmira Köçümkulkïzï, time period is around X century, the characteristics of the

  • History Essay

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    history The story could not be more compelling if it were fiction, as Elliott's relations, divided by ideology, war and finally peace, demonstrate the unyielding strength of their familial bonds, ties that still bind despite one sister's allegiance to a communist regime that stripped them of land and status, "re-educated" a younger brother and propelled many into exile. "It is a book I've wanted to write for a long time, even when I was living in Saigon as a teenager," said Elliott, interviewed

  • History Essay

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    US History – Mr. Harding Third & Fourth Quarter Research Paper / Project As part of United States History, you are required to write an extensive research paper. This assignment is designed not only to help you learn how to think critically and write about history, but to lay the foundation for later research and writing that you will accomplish at TPS and in college/university. All TPS History teachers recommend that you take this assignment very seriously and work hard on all aspects

  • History Essay

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    common cultural practices and believes that makes them merge together as their interaction is spearheaded by common believes and values (Myers, 2003) Immigration America is one of the country known today that began because of immigrants. In the history of immigration, various groups came different parts of the world compelled by various factors such as overpopulation, political instability, business and trade, slavery etc. Most of the earliest immigrant came from British islands in the late nineteenth

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    Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 27 May 2013.  "Famous Scientists." Science Blog RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2013. "Great Lives from History: The Ancient World : Prehistory - 476 C.E. [Hardcover]." Great Lives from History: The Ancient World : Prehistory. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2013. "The Archimedes Palimpsest." The History of Archimedes. N.p., n.d. Web. 27 May 2013.

  • History Essay

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    TOPIC: HISTORY I. ETYMOLOGY * From the Ancient Greek word, historie, meaning “knowledge acquired by investigation or inquiry. II. DEFINITION * History is a narration of the events which have happened among mankind, including an account of the rise and fall of nations, as well as of other great changes which have affected the political and social condition of the human race.—John J. Anderson. 1876. A Manual of General History. * chronological record of events, as of the

  • History Essay

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    tribes. Because the French could not always keep the different Indian tribes from fighting a lot of Indians were killed. (Oakes et al., 2013) Reference: Oakes, McGerr, Lewis, Cullanther, Boydston, Summers, & Townsend. (2013). Of the People: A History of the United States. (2nd ed.). New York, New York: Oxford Unity Press. Chapter 5 2. Why were some eighteenth-century men and women drawn to the ideas of the Enlightenment while others were drawn to the Great Awakening? In the eighteenth century

  • History Essay

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    servants. Edmund Morgan states, " to dismiss the rise of liberty and equality in American History as a mere sham is not nay to ignore hard facts, it is also to evade the problem presented by those facts. The rise of liberty and equality in this country was accompanied by the rise of slavery." The fact that these two contradictions were happening at the same time is the "central paradox of American History." America has been a country that has relied on being separate but equal, but one must see

  • History Essay

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    Syrian Wars. After this, expansion into Asia Minor and later Gaul by 50 BC made them masters of most shores of the Mediterranean Sea (“Our Sea”). Eventually the weight of the Empire precipitated its downfall, but that was later. History: no Romans writing history before Ennius and Fabius Pictor (ca. 200 BC). The earlier Greek sources are lost, but Plutarch preserves some of their names. Most early Roman historians are lost also. The earlier ones we know date to ~30 BC (Livy etc). Romans were

  • History Essay

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    provide students with an introduction to the modern history of the United States, as well as to process of producing historical knowledge. Beginning in the bloody wake of the Civil War, the course follows the nation into the twenty-first century. Students will engage with a wide range of historical methods and emphases, including political and economic history, and the course will focus especially on the social and cultural dimensions of U.S. history. In the process, it will offer students the opportunity

  • History Essay

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    Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Paper Two The texts, The Ones Who Walks Away from Omelas by Ursula K. Le Guin and the History Teacher make use of different literary elements or devices to aid in their conveyance of their message. Authors of literary works usually use different literary techniques so as to improve the delivery of their message and capture the attention of the audience. This paper attempts a comparison of the literary devices employed by the two authors in the texts to pass across

  • History Essay

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    Local History of Buhangin: Realm of Discovery and Compendium in History I By Reynaldo O. Conta Jr Hist I 3:00 – 4:00 pm, MWF Part I – Local History History of My Address It was when the time of the Spaniards came to invade Philippines, some Spanish government went to Davao City, landed by sea and the first settlement is at Buhangin of which it is now we called today. Although, Buhangin long ago was a swampy area, so muddy, full of shrubs that grew almost everywhere, they were few

  • History Essay

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    Canada’s great History Have you ever wondered what kind of country Canada would be and what its economy would be like if none of the historical events that we study today had occurred? There are many important events In Canadian history and three that are greatly important to study are the battle of Vimy Ridge’ the Canadian Bill of Rights, and The Baby Boom. All three events are very important and will forever be important in Canadian history. The first event in Canadian history that is important

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    families (The History Place, 2000). The building of all these resources at a minimal cost helped to boost the American economy. The Irish immigrants were able to send money back to their families in Ireland and this began to look very attractive to the Irish people in Ireland. This resulted in more people immigrating to the USA resulting in an increase in affordable labor to help build the cities which contributed to an increase in the economy and the development of cities (The History Place, 2000)

  • History Essay

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    History 152: United States History: 1865-Present Hunter College, City University of New York Spring 2014; Tuesday and Friday, 11:10-12:00 Room HW615 Dr. Michael Brenes Teaching Assistants: Mila Burns Glen Olson Ky Woltering Office: TBA Office Hours: Fridays 10:00-11:00 or by appointment Email: michaelbrenes7@gmail.com or mbrenes@hunter.cuny.edu “History is to the nation as memory is to the individual. As a person deprived of memory becomes disoriented and

  • History Essay

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    points) A: I would use revolving credit when using my credit card. I will have up to the maximum amount to spend.   6. If you had no credit history yet but wanted to establish one, describe what you could do in order to establish a credit history. (3-6 sentences. 2.0 points) A: I would set up a bank account. I will put money in it to establish credit history. I would also check my account regularly.   7. Describe two things you can do to make sure you use credit responsibly. Explain why these

  • History Essay

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    My History, Western History: Korea and Germany Some people say history repeats itself. I was uncertain of what it means until I remember the stories my grandpa used to tell me. Ruminating on the stories that I heard when I was a child, I am quite familiar with what my ancestors have gone through. My grandpa, who was a Korean War veteran, lifted up his right leg and showed me a scar, which was wounded by a bullet. The stories were priceless, filling me up with interests. I could sense how intense

  • History Essay

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    ideas of how to interpret the past, and sometimes write to provide lessons for their own society. In the words of Benedetto Croce, "All history is contemporary history". History is facilitated by the formation of a 'true discourse of past' through the production of narrative and analysis of past events relating to the human race.[15] The modern discipline of history is dedicated to the institutional production of this discourse. All events that are remembered and preserved in some authentic form constitute

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    Greek History Test 2 (“Final Exam”) Study Guide Identifications Each test will have 8 IDs, from which you'll choose 4 to define. At least half the IDs will come from this list. The rest will come from lectures, presentations, and student handouts. Achaean League Aegospotami Aeschylus Aetolian League Agesilaus agora Alcibiades Alexandria Amphictyonic Council Antigonus the One-Eyed Antipater Arginusae Aristophanes Aristotle Arsinoe II Bessus Callisthenes Chaeronea Cimon

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    Chapter 11 The chapter 11 from the book Created Equal: a History of United States from Jacqueline Jones talks about the Missouri Compromise. In 1819 the United States consisted of twenty-two states. Slavery was legal in half of them. This move set off panic in both the North and South because a twenty-third state was bound to upset the delicate balance of senators between slave and Free states. The debate over the future of Missouri occupied Congress from December 1819 to March 1820. Missouri was

  • History Essay

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    WHAT IS HISTORY? History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning “inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the study of the past, specifically how it relates to humans. It is an umbrella term that relates to past events as well as the memory, discovery, collection, organization, presentation, and interpretation of information about these events. Scholars who write about history are called historians. Events occurring prior to written record are considered prehistory. History can also refer

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    to stay? Identify: rum, romanticism, and rebellion" Chester A. Arthur Wabash case James A. Weaver "Colored Alliances" Coxey's Army "Cross of Gold" Stalwarts Sherman Silver Purchase Act The book “The Influence of Sea Power Upon History” James G. Blaine Pearl Harbor William Randolph Hearst Joseph Pulitzer George Dewey Rough Riders William Jennings Bryan Platt Amendment The Boxer Rebellion Muckrakers From Crisis to Empire Module_04 From Crisis to Empire

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    Vinh Dao History 17A winter 2015 Essay #2: 945 words Chapter 2: Drawing the Color Line The United States have a long history of racism, which makes this a very important topic of discussion. There is no other country in the world that has experienced more racism than the U.S. In chapter 2, Zinn asks a few essential questions: How did it start? How might it end? Is it possible for whites and blacks to live together without hatred? Most

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    CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate CSEC CARIBBEAN HISTORY SYLLABUS Effective for examinations from May/June 2011 Published by the Caribbean Examinations Council © 2010, Caribbean Examinations Council All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means electronic, photocopying, recording or otherwise without prior permission of the author or publisher.

  • History Essay

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    That history contains errors, will not come as news to a person who has reflected on the topic. The very first history, a Greek one, History of Herodotus, written around 450 BC, likely had quite a number of fictional details so as to effect its purpose.1 Those parts of our history which are suspected to be fiction are, at least, through research and comparison, salvageable. What, however, is possibly more disturbing than the realization that, in general and throughout, our history is wrong (a sub-topic

  • History Is Essay

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    This article is about the academic discipline. For a general history of human beings, see History of the world. For other uses, see History (disambiguation). Historia by Nikolaos Gysis (1892) Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.[1] —George Santayana History (from Greek ἱστορία, historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation")[2] is the study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.[3][4] It is an umbrella term that relates

  • History Essay

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    Joanne Sagastizado Professor Waisala History 101 13 December 2013 Agora (2010) Cast: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, and Ashraf Barhom Director: Alejandro Amenabar The film Agora was directed by Alejandro Amenabar in 2009. His goal was “to show Christians as fundamentalist, obscurantist, ignorant, and fanatic” according to Holleran (2010). Holleran states that when interviewed Amenabar makes it clear that he does not want to go against Christian religion or offend Jews either.

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    II began, but in 1937 Roosevelt had warned the American people about the dangers of allowing some world leaders in some countries like Germany Italy and Japan leaders had. He viewed such regimes as a threat to world security and humanity at large (History). When the Second World War broke out in 1939 he called upon the Congress to revise the isolationism act that prevented the US not to engage in other countries affairs either directly or indirectly. This allowed the US to sell weapons to Britain

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    HISTORY OF C++ PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE In the early 1970s, Dennis Ritchie of Bell Laboratories was engaged in a project to develop a new operating system.  Ritchie discovered that in order to accomplish his task he needed the use of a programming language that was concise and that produced compact and speedy programs. This need led Ritchie to develop the programming language called C. In the early 1980's, also at Bell Laboratories, another programming language was created which was based upon the

  • History Essay

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    though they had nothing against each other, they would fight because there was tension among the countries that they supported. 2) Debs recounts history of political dissent and opposition to previous American Wars to use as examples of what is happening now. She is basically saying that similar events took place before but now those people are in history. For example Debs states, “In the year 1864 the Democratic Party met in National Convention at Chicago and passed a resolution condemning the war

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    became dominant in north India. They developed the caste system it’s a class of different people. They spoke in Sanskrit which was closely to the language of ancient Persia. They also had a unique type of literature which was the earliest in India history. It was supposedly to be the perfect civilization. (p. 69[->1]) 3. What ideas and practices were taught by the founders of Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism? A: Beginning around 500 b.c.e. three of India’s major religions emerged. Jainism

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    The Black Death was a horrific plague that spread across all of Europe, and killed millions of people during 1347 to 1351. It is one of the biggest disasters in European history. It effected all aspects of peoples lives and the country they lived in. An Italian writer named Giovanni Boccaccio wrote about his experience first hand, which is when the plague was sweeping through Florence. I found his writing and thoughts very intriguing. Giovanni and many other authors write about the demographic disaster

  • The History Essay

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    writing academic papers on History. Their professors and instructors often assign difficult essays, term papers, research papers, theses and dissertations on History to be delivered on time and written thoroughly. If you get mixed up with such questions as "How to write a good History essay?", "How to do my History essay within several hours?" or "Who can help me write my History paper for money?" - feel free to contact our company. We developed our custom History writing service years ago

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    over time. Some have even defined the lively and spirited delivery of the black sermon as an art form. This special one hour documentary, Black Preachers, captures the words and vocal styles African Americans have used at the pulpit throughout U.S. history. Rooting the sermon in the oral traditions developed under slavery, this program follows prominent black preachers from the dark days of slavery through the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement. Throughout this compelling program, historians and