History: American

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The United States of America has, over time, been led by an extreme diverse group of men holding the position of President. While some of those men were infinitely great leaders, some did not possess the qualities of what Americans would typically view as a “good president.” Warren G. Harding, for example, was not as great of an American president as his successor, Calvin Coolidge, because of controversy in his presidency, and his lack of decisive actions regarding what was best for Americ

The American Nation: Christianized or Enlightened Between 1607 and 1733, inhabitants from England instituted thirteen colonies on the Atlantic Coast of North America. These immigrants carried with them ideas of political freedom which were deeply embedded in the colonies. Later on, in the advent of an imperialistic awakening of a future superpower, America will propel into a war of independence to put an end to British rule. This crucial period in history was the infamous American Revolution w

The natives of Alaska were politically neutral and maintained their political independence during the periods when they were part of Russia (1741-1867). They never entered into any treaties with the Russians and neither did they sell their lands to the Russians. Any attempt to impose tax on the Alaskan was vehemently opposed by them. Russian authority on their part gradually slackened their hold in the Alaskan natives, as it jeopardized their fur trading business. Russia attempted to impose poli

Andrew Jackson He contributed significantly to the determination of America's prospects and its politics. He formed a structure to eliminate voted officials in government of a conflicting party and substitute them with his followers as a compensation for supporting him in elections. Contemporary historians more often than not portrayed him as a strong leader, full of good character and aspiration. According to Hammond B, (1957), 'General Jackson emerged a national hero from the War of 1812, pri

In 1890, 200 to 300 Sioux Indians were massacred by the American cavalry in Wounded Knee. It was the conflict that ended the Indian Wars. Although the war has ended, conflict and oppression continued for Native Americans. Racism and poverty persisted for them as their sacred lands were exploited. Less than a century later, another momentous event took place at Wounded Knee. The Wounded Knee Protest of 1973 is a response to their worsening situation un

In 1890, 200 to 300 Sioux Indians were massacred by the American cavalry in Wounded Knee. It was the conflict that ended the Indian Wars. Although the war has ended, conflict and oppression continued for Native Americans. Racism and poverty persisted for them as their sacred lands were exploited. Less than a century later, another momentous event took place at Wounded Knee. The Wounded Knee Protest of 1973 is a response to their worsening situation under the tribal chairman Dick Wilson. The W

In 1890, 200 to 300 Sioux Indians were massacred by the American cavalry in Wounded Knee. It was the conflict that ended the Indian Wars. Although the war has ended, conflict and oppression continued for Native Americans. Racism and poverty persisted for them as their sacred lands were exploited. Less than a century later, another momentous event took place at Wounded Knee. The Wounded Knee Protest of 1973 is a response to their worsening situation under the tribal chairman Dick Wilson. The W