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Birth of a Nation

In “Sapphic Slashers,” Lisa Duggan masterfully examines two very distinct, yet both highly influential narratives that modernized the American values of race, class, gender, and sexuality well into the 20th century. Prior to her analysis of both the lynching and lesbian identity narratives, Duggan stresses that her intention is not to find direct connections between […]

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The Civil War

Taylor assumed that financial incentives were the only way to gain the efforts required, with hardly any other stands in the link between the two. He believed that money was the key to motivation, and that employees would be ready to trail the standard tasks and routine operations if the financial reward was worthwhile (Bennett, […]

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Frederick Douglass Biography

A study of the influential abolitionist writings of the former slave Fredrick Douglas “Frederick Douglass’s writings reflected many American views that were influenced by national division. Douglass was a very successful abolitionist who changed America’s views of slavery through his writings and actions. Frederick Douglass had many achievements throughout his life. Douglass was born a […]

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The First World War

‘An Inspector calls’ is a book set in 1912, 2 years before the First World War, but was actually written and performed in 1945 at the end of the world war. Although ‘An Inspector calls’ is a piece of entertainment. It carried many deliberate messages and a warning. It also reflected J. B Priestley’s thoughts […]

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World War II

The play A View from the Bridge was written by Arthur Miller, born on October 17th 1915 in New York City. His parents immigrated to United States, where he went to university and had ambitions to be a playwright. After he got graduated he worked in journalism and in World War II he worked in […]

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“Glory”

A review of the film “Glory” which captures the heroism of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the first black regiment in the Civil War Glory captures the heroism of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the first black regiment in the Civil War, the Massachusetts “Fighting” Fifty-fourth. An extremely talented cast and crew earned three Academy […]

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“Great American Generals – Robert E. Lee” by Ian Hogg

This paper reviews the life of Confederate General Lee as told by Ian Hogg in his book “Great American Generals – Robert E. Lee” “Great American Generals – Robert E. Lee” by Ian Hogg Introduction Few episodes in history are more painful to Americans than the Civil War, fought between the North and the South. […]

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Why the North won the Civil War

There are several theories and observations as to the outcome of the civil war. The book presents to us a number of essays that points many factors as to why the North won the civil war. The American Civil War was a separatist conflict between the United States Federal government also known as the “Union” […]

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Why the American Civil War Started

The American Civil War, even over a century after it ended, remains one of the most closely studied, and disputed events in American history. While the results of the war are clearly apparent, many of the factors that sparked the beginning of the Civil War remain in debate to this day. Again, specific events are […]

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Libyan Civil War

The 2011 Libyan civil war is an ongoing armed conflict in the North African state of Libya being fought between those seeking to depose Muammar Gaddafi and hold democratic elections, and pro-Gaddafi forces. Muammar Gaddafi has been the de-facto ruler of Libya since 1969 and has ruled the country without any election or a constitution. […]

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