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The Beginning of the Civil Rights Movement

A. Philip Randolph’s “March on Washington” which caused President Roosevelt to pass Executive Order 8802, which banned discrimination in defense jobs and established the Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC). A. Philip Randolph’s threat of the “March on Washington” started because … Continue reading

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The Calling of War in the Name of Freedom.

These three presidents were the commanders of war on countries three times less the size  and power of ours.  All three of these wars were disguised with reasons of liberation, where they were truly wars of tactical greed and positioning.  … Continue reading

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United States Presidential Scandals

What these presidents all have in common is that they were involved in scandals. Bill Clinton was the 42 nd President of the United States, scandal of his affair with Monica Lewinsky became known on 1998. Clinton’s sexual affair with … Continue reading

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Tyranny of the Majority?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zywzzl9AiU This documentary explains the roots of the first Red Scare and who it affected. The United States has had a diverse population of many nationalities since the beginning. Unfortunately during times of war, when certain people share the same … Continue reading

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Killings, Massacres, and Destruction.

Throughout history the United States government have taken actions that resulted in a great number of deaths. The photos above are of the Wounded Knee Massacre, the atomic bombs used during World War II, and the Gulf War. These three … Continue reading

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Restrictions throughout American History

These three events in American history targeted the Non-American, restricting their freedom in their homes. The removal of the Native Americans, two in history known as the  Trail of Tears and the Navajos’ Long Walk, could be seen as oppression … Continue reading

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American Interference

America has interfered in many countries, whether it was for economic pursuits or international objectives. Ever since expansionism in the late 1800s, America has been involved with mostly countries that are in chaos or have tyrannical leaders. The Philippines was … Continue reading

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Civil Rights

In 1917, Randolph Bourne teased Progressives who believed they could decline the war according to their own liberal purposes. “Despite the administration idealistic language of democracy and freedom, the war (ww1) inaugurated the most intense repression of civil liberties the … Continue reading

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Freedom for women, in different meanings and in different ways…

Women had a tough struggle to gain equal rights as men. There were numerous protests and organizations established in demand of women rights as citizens of the United States. Suffragists were subject to arrests and many were jailed. Nevertheless it … Continue reading

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