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History of War Taxes in The US
31st Mar 2021
Introduction: During the colonial times and the post-revolutionary era, which spanned from 1791 to 1802, the U.S. had no income tax law. Therefore, to finance its roles and responsibilities, it relied on the contributions made by the states and internal taxes on whiskey and other distilled spirits, tobacco and snuff, refined sugar, carriages, properties sold at auction, slaves, and the corporate bonds (Sandbox Networks, Inc.)....

The Silk Road: History and Purpose
23rd Nov 2020
Introduction: The Silk Road was much more than just a road, it changed the world more than arguably any other single system in history including political and religious systems. The ability to utilize other regions’ resources and combine them with...

Three Most Important Events that Shaped Canada’s Future
23rd Nov 2020
Introduction: This paper analyzes various secondary sources and history accounts. The examination of secondary sources reveals supporting evidences that the three aforementioned events left an indelible mark that helped shaped Canada’s future between 1770 and 1820....

The Nuremburg Trials: Dominance and Preconception
23rd Nov 2020
Introduction: This essay will detail why the Nuremburg Trials were a fundamental effort to attain lawfulness out of an unthinkable circumstance, wherein a horrendous penalty was to be paid for all the destruction and outrageous behaviour devoted for the sake of dominance and preconception....

Was the Cold War inevitable after World War II?
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Unless you believe in predeterminism, nothing is inevitable in history. However, some things have a higher probability of happening than others, and this is what this study addresses. It looks at poss...

History of Trade Unions Essay
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: 1. Brief history on trade union The history of the trade union can be seen to have begun in the Industrial Revolution, where the rise of factories and the deskilling of labour led to workers seeking s...

Napoleon and the French Revolution
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Was Napoleon An Heir to the French Revolution? Of all the Events of European history, the French Revolution of 1789 is without doubt one of the most important and controversial. Similarly Napoleon Bon...

John F. Kennedy Assassination Essay
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: On November 22, 1963 President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested for the murder. It is believed that Lee Harvey Oswald was not the only one involved wit...

Example History Essay
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: How did Christianity succeed in becoming so widespread in the period up to Diocletian despite the Roman persecution of Christians? It took Christianity a little under three hundred years to develop fr...

The Need for Sustainable Construction
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: Problem Specification If everyone on the planet were to consume natural resources and generate carbon dioxide at the rate we do in the UK, we would need three planets to support us. Sustainability is ...

Thirty Years War - Relations Between States
1st Jun 2020
Introduction: What was the significance of the Thirty Years’ War (1618-1648) for the relations between States? To what extent is Modern diplomacy Renaissance diplomacy in disguise? The conflicts known as the ...

Accomplishments of Black Rights Activists
18th May 2020
Introduction: Part 1 During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Black Americans organized to challenge the effects of de jure segregation and the racial injustices brought forth by institutional r...

Impact of the Dublin Foundling Hospital on Childcare
18th May 2020
Introduction: A vulnerable child suffering from desertion, the death of its parents, or extreme poverty is the epitome of ‘deserving’ in the eyes of most Christians. Yet, prior to the opening of the Dublin...

American and Canadian Culture in the 1920s
18th May 2020
Introduction: History Assignment #3   A. Ask a question about the 1920s pertaining to you assigned topic; apply at least one of the historical thinking concepts to your question/response...

Impact of the Battle of Baltimore
18th May 2020
Introduction: The Battle of Baltimore The Battle of Baltimore contend an important role within the War of 1812 and acted as a turning purpose within the war to convey the Americans the superiority wit...

Impact of Hernán Cortés' Colonial Exploration
18th May 2020
Introduction: Hernán Cortés’ actions had far reaching impact in historical past. His conquest for the Aztec Empire, one of the biggest powers in the New World, led to an increase of the Spanish Colonial Em...

Impact of Zheng He's Expeditions
18th May 2020
Introduction: “From 1405 until 1433, the Chinese imperial eunuch Zheng He led seven expeditions for the Ming emperor that are unmatched in world history” (“The Ming Voyages: Asia for Educators: Colum...

History of Killyleagh Castle
18th May 2020
Introduction: Ireland is the home of one of the most historic and ancient castles of all time.  Ireland has been able to host one of the world’s oldest castles in their country for multiple years (W...

Impact of Thomas Paine's Common Sense
18th May 2020
Introduction: Common Sense Analysis Paper  A fascinated man, Thomas Paine, at age 37, sailed from England for a new start in America.  Paine left behind a career in corset making, privateeri...

Causes of the Expansion of Slavery
18th May 2020
Introduction: Looking back on American history, specifically the time period where slavery was prominent,  different influences can cause a person to come up with different philosophies that can either ap...