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  1. U.S. History

    1.) All of the following were causes of U.S. Isolationism in the 1930's except. a.) The economic troubles of the great depression. b.) The findings of the NYE committee c.) The passage of the neutrality acts. d.) The rise of totalitarian regimes in Europe.

    asked by Help! on March 1, 2016
  2. U.S. History

    Describe the initial purpose of the Constitutional Convention

    asked by Victoria on September 6, 2018
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    1. Explain why many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine. A: Before the USS Maine exploded, the United States was trying to expand as a world power. Thus, many Americans blamed Spain for the explosion of the USS Maine because it gave

    asked by Victoria on October 13, 2015
  4. U.S. History

    How did the mining industry and the growth of ranching and farming contribute to the development of the West? A: The mining industry lured thousands of people into areas previously ignored as wilderness. The growth of ranching and farming also brought

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
  5. U.S. History

    I need help on my intro paragraph, i need a good thesis statement but i don't know if mine is correct. my essay involves three major business leaders in the late 19th century "John D. rockefeller, Andre Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt." so my thesis

    asked by Reina B. on October 18, 2013
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    What did John Smith and Anne Hutchinson have in common? Both were thought of as troublemakers. Both were governors upon arrival in America. Both were Puritans who lived in New England. Both had disagreements with the Puritans***

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  7. U.S. History

    Who was intended to benefit from the Land Act of 1800? A large-scale farmer with vast acreage A plantation owner in the South A poor family that wanted property A wealthy estate owner in the East I think it's C.

    asked by Fe4RLess on May 25, 2019
  8. U.S. History

    What can you infer about what Lewis and Clark saw as they moved west from the Mississippi River? A. The land on the east coast was more fertile than the land in the west coast B. The landscape rose sharply and then flattened as they went farther west C.

    asked by Summer Moriarty on January 4, 2016
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    1. What would this image convey to someone from the early-1900s about about the suffrage movement? (image: "early-1900s women's suffrage painting"-- this has a sign on it that says "official program women's suffrage procession" a person riding a horse and

    asked by d on May 27, 2016
  10. U.S. History

    Which statement BEST distinguishes the Viet Cong from the North Vietnamese Army? A) The North Vietnamese Army fought beside the allied forces, while the Viet Cong fought against the allied forces. B) The North Vietnamese Army represented the political

    asked by Roger on July 1, 2015
  11. U.S. History

    Read this question: "If representation in Congress is to be determined by the number of people who live in each state, should slaves be counted?" At the Constitutional Convention, how would someone from a Southern state most likely respond? Yes, they live

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
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    please check if my answer is correct Which was a provision of the Missouri Compromise of 1820 a. Missouri and Maine were denied statehood b. Western territories north of Missouri's southern border were closed to slavery c. Slavery could not spread to any

    asked by y912f on January 24, 2009
  13. U.S. History

    Read this question: "If representation in Congress is to be determined by the number of people who live in each state, should slaves be counted?" At the Constitutional Convention, how would someone from a Southern state most likely respond? Yes, they live

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  14. U.S. History

    How did the influx of immigrants affect cities? A: The influx of immigrants led architects to develop new approaches to housing and transporting large numbers of people. This resulted in the development of skyscrapers, horsecars, cable cars, and electric

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
  15. U.S. History

    What slowed down the United States entrance into World War one? European countries had been fighting wars off and on for many years. There was a strong feeling in the U.S. that we didn't want to be involved in Europe's wars. Germany was not a direct threat

    asked by Felicia on April 6, 2007
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    1) What problems did President Taft have with progressives on tariff issues? A: President Taft had several problems with progressives on tariff issues. One issue was the struggle with progressives over Speaker of the House Joseph G. Cannon. Progressives

    asked by Victoria on October 28, 2015
  17. U.S. History

    In which time zone did the Central Pacific originate?

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
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    1) How did the Adamson Act improve labor conditions in the United States? A: The Adamson Act improved labor conditions in the UNited States by establishing the eight-hour workday for railroad workers and provided for additional compensation for any time

    asked by Victoria on October 27, 2015
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    3. The members of the Niagara Movement denounced Booker T. Washington’s advocacy of -gradual progress for African Americans. -immediate social equality for African Americans. -racial segregation of public schools. -African Americans running for national

    asked by Jessica on November 13, 2012
  20. U.S. History

    1.) What was one effect of the fear of mutually assured destruction during the Cold War? a.) neither Soviets nor the Americans produced large stockpiles of nuclear weapons. b.) Soviets and Americans remained on friendly terms throughout the entire Cold

    asked by U.S. History is fun. on March 7, 2016
  21. U.S. History

    What was one factor that caused the British to surrender at Yorktown? British soldiers were suffering from disease and refused to fight. George Washington's soldiers outnumbered the British soldiers two to one. British troops received a false message from

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  22. U.S. History

    Which is the best explanation of how J.P. Morgan is noted to have thwarted the financial crisis in the early 1900s? A His businesses had a positive effect on the US economy. B. He became the President of the United States and implemented programs which

    asked by JeremyL on November 16, 2018
  23. U.S. History

    Which answer best defines the civic virtue "common good"? Common good means honoring one's country. Common good means something is beneficial to an entire group. Common good means respect for many opinions, cultures, and religious beliefs.*** Common good

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  24. U.S. History

    1. Why did the call for military volunteers lead more states to secede? A: Lincoln's call for military volunteers created a crisis in the Upper South. Many people in those state did not want to secede, but they were not willing to take up arms against

    asked by Victoria on September 29, 2015
  25. U.S. History

    1.) How did Bush v. Gore affect national politics? a.) It called for the beginning of a lengthy recount in the state f Flordia. b.) It questioned the validity of George W. Bush's Election as president. **** c.) The supreme court awarded Florida's votes to

    asked by Hi, Help on May 4, 2016
  26. u.s. history

    • George Calvert • Roger Williams • William Penn Which statement best summarizes what these three men had in common? All tried to attract debtors as colonists. All formed representative governments. All opposed the use of slave labor. All supported a

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
  27. U.S. History

    How did the location of Chicago influence its development? A: Chicago was located near a major port and a conduit for the nation's east-west rail travel, providing residents with job opportunities. These job opportunities caused job-seeking immigrants to

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
  28. U.S. History

    What effect did the demobilization that followed World War I have on the American workforce? A) Members of labor unions were viewed as disloyal and were monitored by the FBI. B) Thousands of women and African-Americans lost their jobs as returning

    asked by Roger on July 1, 2015
  29. U.S. History

    How did the outcome of the Battle of Midway influence the course of World War II? a.) It discouraged U.S. troops in the pacific, contributing to the decision to focus on Europe. b.) It enraged the Japanese public, leading to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

    asked by Howdy on March 7, 2016
  30. U.S. History

    Which answer best shows an effect of British soldiers firing upon colonists in Boston, killing five of them? The first shots of the American Revolution are fired, which officially starts a war between the colonies and Britain. *** The Sons of Liberty

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
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    1. What cities were destination points fro the Chisholm Trail? A: Abilene, Ellsworth, and Dodge City in Kansas were destination points for the Chisholm Trail. 2. Why do you think the destination cities at the end of the cattle trails are all located along

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
  32. U.S. History

    What challenges did the Radical Republicans face during the Reconstruction period? The Radical Republicans fought for political supremacy. They had two main goals: Break the power of wealthy planters who had long ruled the South. Ensure that freedman

    asked by B.B. on December 7, 2009
  33. U.S. History

    Based on the map, which city would be best for a shipping port? A. Fort Panmure B. Fort Toulouse C. New Orleans D. St. Marks Is the answer C?

    asked by Summer Moriarty on January 4, 2016
  34. U.S. History

    1) List the four nations that dominated the Paris peace confederence in 1919. A: The four nations that dominated the Paris peace confederence in 1919 were the United States, Great Britain, France, and Italy. 2) Why did President Wilson propose his Fourteen

    asked by Victoria on November 3, 2015
  35. U.S. History

    1. How did the muckrakers help spark the Progressive movement? A: The muckrakers investigated social problems and published their findings. The muckrakers' articles led to a general public debate on social and economic problems and put pressure on

    asked by Victoria on October 20, 2015
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    The Jamestown colony was able to profit from the production of which crop? Wheat Indigo Tobacco*** Rice Thank You!!!!!

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  37. U.S. History

    1) How did Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare lead to American entry into World War I? A: Germany's use of unrestricted submarine warfare lead to American entry into World War I after German submarines destroyed American ships, killing 128

    asked by Victoria on October 26, 2015
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    Which cash crops were the most successful in the international interdependence system? Cotton, corn, squash, hemp Indigo, cotton, rice, tobacco *** Indigo, corn, potatoes, rum Tobacco, corn, rice, pumpkins

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
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    Which answer best expresses some of the issues related to the court system that are listed in the Declaration of Independence? Cutting off trade and imposing taxes on the colonists are unfair practices. Denying the colonists trial–by–jury and sending

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
  40. U.S. History

    U.S. Groups of the late 1700's and early 1800's . Women . children . indentured servants . Native Americans . African Americans . Working Class Which is one characteristic common to all groups listed above? A. They rarely attained landownership B. They

    asked by Summer Moriarty on January 4, 2016
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    1) Why did President Wilson intervene in Mexico? A: President Wilson intervened in Mexico because he desired to lead by moral example and promote Moral Diplomacy. 2) What incident triggered the beginning of World War I? A: The assassination of the heir to

    asked by Victoria on October 26, 2015
  42. U.S. History

    During World War II what group experienced changes most like those experienced by American Women? a.) Native Americans b.) African Americans c.) Japanese Americans d.) Mexican Americans I gravitate towards C but I feel like all of these are slightly

    asked by Hi on March 7, 2016
  43. U.S. History

    Which invention was the basis for the major developments in American transportation? a.steam engine ** b.wagon axle c.canal lock d. gold spike

    asked by Anonymous on February 17, 2014
  44. U.S. History

    What term describes a white southerner who supported northern Reconstruction policies after the Civil War? A) carpetbagger B) radical C) scalawag D) unionist

    asked by Hailey on December 12, 2016
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    11. Explain two ways in which sectionalism caused conflict or tension in the United States during the early 1800s. Then explain how sectionalism affects economics and politics in the United States today. (10 points)

    asked by cj on September 1, 2015
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    George Washington was an enormously popular general. Why didn't he try to become a king? He believed in a republican form of government.*** He knew the army would be hard to control. He thought future monarchs would abuse power. He was afraid he would be

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  47. U.S. History

    1) What federal agencies helped control American industries during the war (WWI)? A: The War Industries Board (WIB), the Food Administration, and the Fuel Administration helped control American industries during the war. The War Industries Board's job was

    asked by Victoria on October 26, 2015
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    How did the French and Indian War lead to a colonial movement to manufacture American-made products? The British boycotted American exports in response to colonial war protests. The British prosecuted smugglers who had brought in tax-free imports during

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  49. U.S. History

    Which colonial area or areas placed a high value on religious freedom? Middle and Southern New England and Middle *** New England only Southern and New England

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  50. U.S. History

    Approximately ___ of the country's adult population has Internet access. a. one-third b. two-thirds c. one-quarter d. three-quarters Would it be answer B?

    asked by Sara on November 25, 2014
  51. U.S. History

    What were the main labor sources in the Middle colonies? Family and slaves Immigrants and slaves *** Immigrants and indentured servants Indentured servants and family Thank You!

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
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    1. How did the desire to expand into new markets help push the United States to extend its influence into the Pacific? A: The desire for new markets led to trade with Japan and the annexation of Hawaii. 2. How did Americans' opinions on overseas expansion

    asked by Victoria on October 13, 2015
  53. U.S. History

    please check this The Treaty of Greenville was the result of which of the following battles a. Battle of Ticonderoga b. Battle of Burnt Cabins c. Battle of Fallen Timbers d. Battle of Little Big Horn i picked C

    asked by y912f on January 24, 2009
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    . In 1840 the population of chicago was only 4,470. by 1990 the city's population was 1, 698,575 which factor best explains the population change A- the constructuion of railroads connecting northeastern cities and Midwestern farms B- the reduction in

    asked by Anonymous on February 23, 2016
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    Which of the following correctly describes the flow of commodities in the triangle trade? Cuba's rum is traded for slaves in New England. The slaves are brought to Cuba to grow sugar. Cuban sugar is exported to New England, where it is distilled into rum.

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  56. U.S. History

    1. What part of the United States saw the greatest expansion in rail lines by 1890? A: The West saw the greatest expansion in rail lines by 1890.

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
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    imagine you are living in the united states in the 1890's. write a letter to the president persuading him to support or oppose an imperialismt policy for the united states. be sure to use standard grammar, spelling, sentences structure, and punctuation.

    asked by eric on August 24, 2008
  58. U.S. History

    Which answer best explains how the Articles of Confederation established governmental roles in regards to a system of currency? Both Congress and the states could print and borrow money. The states printed their own money. There was no national money.

    asked by Ali chehab on February 5, 2015
  59. U.S. History

    Explain four principles on which the Constitution is founded. How does the Constitution incorporate these principles into a plan for government? How do you see these principles at work in government today?

    asked by Anonymous on October 4, 2018
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    After Britain passed the Tea Act, which Founding Father organized the Boston Tea Party? Samuel Adams *** Benjamin Franklin John Hancock Thomas Jefferson Thank You!!

    asked by Labbayk on January 10, 2016
  61. U.S. History

    Between 1763 and 1815, most of the population was made up of indentured servants, slaves, women, children, and the working class. Even so, policies were written mainly by white, male landowners. Which answer explains why this was the case? The other groups

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
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    How does the constitution limit the powers of government? A. The constitution limits the power of government by entitling citizens to a basic standard of living. B. The constitution limits the power of government by giving citizens the power to veto any

    asked by happy on November 13, 2014
  63. U.S. History

    What did John Smith and Anne Hutchinson have in common? Both were thought of as troublemakers. Both were governors upon arrival in America. Both were Puritans who lived in New England. *** Both had disagreements with the Puritans.

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
  64. U.S. History

    What is the impact of the separation of powers on society today? I'm writing an essay on some principles of the Constitution, and I can't think of the impact of the separation of powers...

    asked by Anonymous on January 5, 2010
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    Do the same possibilities for illegal gains for politicians that existed in the Gilded Age still exist today? I am having trouble answering this question. I know that in the Gilded Age Ulysses S. Grant was the president and that he gave high-level jobs to

    asked by bizzle on February 14, 2019
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    Which of these labor sources was most important to the Southern colonial plantation economy? African slaves*** child labor indentured servants native Americans

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
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    1) How did eugenics reinforce nativist ideals? A: Eugenics fueled the nativists' argument for the superiority of the "original" American stock--white Protestants of northern European descent. 2) What political, social, and economic contributions did women

    asked by Victoria on November 3, 2015
  68. U.S. History

    1. What actions did progressives take to deal with the issue of child labor? A: Progressives established a National Child Labor Comittee in 1904 to work to abolish child labor. 2. How did Roosevelt's policies help protect the health of consumers and the

    asked by Victoria on October 20, 2015
  69. U.S. History

    What natural resources contributed to making Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a major steel center? A: Coal contributed to making Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, a major steel center.

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
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    I am running out of ideas. Question: Did the climate of civil rights and related protest become so militant after 1965 that it was counterproductive, splintering support for civil rights causes and providing an opening for conservative opposition? We have

    asked by Jac on March 25, 2009
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    What were the successes and failures of the reconstruction of the Civil War? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reconstruction if you are talking about the period of reconstruction, some of the successes were three amendments passed the 13th 14th and 15th

    asked by carmen s. on January 18, 2007
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    What happens when the United States is attacked on our soil? I am not sure how to answer this question. Can anyone help me?

    asked by bizzle on January 27, 2019
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    Which of the following describes a common feature of both Spanish and French colonists? Both tried to spread Catholicism in the New World.*** Both were equally dominant powers in the New World. Both were successful in fur trading and fishing in Quebec.

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
  74. U.S. History

    Which of the following effects of the French and Indian War was most responsible for starting the American Revolutionary War? Native Americans lost large amounts of territory. Britain incurred a large debt as a result of the war.*** France ceded land in

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
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    1) How did replacing Roosevelt's secretary of the interior cause a dispute between Taft and the progressives? A: Replacing Roosevelt's secretary of the interior, James R. Garfield, an agressive conservationist, with Richard A. Ballinger, a more

    asked by Victoria on October 28, 2015
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    Use the quote below to answer the following question. “[T]hese Powers . . . are so distributed among the Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Branches, into which the general Government is arranged, that it can never be in danger of degenerating into a

    asked by cj on August 24, 2015
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    Which of these is a major reason colonists came to Massachusetts? "Colonial America has great farmland." "Colonial America offers religious freedom." "The American colonies are rich with resources, such as gold." "The American colonies offer a second

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
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    Explain the Civil rights Movement in the US

    asked by [Jamby] on March 11, 2012
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    What impact did the geography of New England have on the farming communities? The poor soil of New England could only support small farms.*** New England had many large farms because of abundant rainfall. The mountains made farming impossible in New

    asked by Labbayk on January 8, 2016
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    Veena writes an essay about Native Americans in the 1800's Native Americans and U.S settlers struggled for land during the early 1800's. U.S. citizens slowly pushed Native Americans off their traditional lands. They fought wars, such as Seminole War, for

    asked by Summer Moriarty on January 4, 2016
  81. U.S. History

    Which best describes a significant event that occurred during the American Revolutionary War? The Emancipation Proclamation declared the freedom of 3.1 million slaves. James Madison wrote the first 10 amendments of the Constitution, known as the Bill of

    asked by Britt on October 4, 2018
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    George Washington was an enormously popular general. Why didn't he try to become a king? He believed in a republican form of government.*** He knew the army would be hard to control. He thought future monarchs would abuse power. He was afraid he would be

    asked by Labbayk on January 4, 2016
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    1. Explain why Secretary of State James G. Blaine convened the Pan-American conference in 1889. A: James Blaine convened the Pan-American conference because he wanted to create a customs union between Latin America and the United States. A customs union

    asked by Victoria on October 13, 2015
  84. U.S. History

    1. What groups faced discrimination in colonial times? A: Enslaved Africans, women, Native Americans, and immigrants such as Jews faced discrimination in colonial times. 2. How many colonies were in New England in 1750? A: Thirteen colonies were in New

    asked by Victoria on September 1, 2015
  85. u.s. history

    What came in order? 1.)abraham lincoln presidency 2.) jefferson davis presidency 3.) battle of bull run 4.) fort sumter

    asked by bri on September 18, 2012
  86. U.S. History

    Can someone help me answer this questions? Why did a totalitarian regime rise in Germany in the 1930s? Explain at least three factors that led many Germans to embrace a totalitarian regime.

    asked by Sarah on September 2, 2015
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    How many people died from the epidemic each month in the United States? *how many people died altogether -come 675,000 Americans died altogether how many people died on each continent? i can't find these last two questions

    asked by Please Help on June 7, 2014
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    1. Explain how the United States contributed to the Allied war effort during World War I. 2. Discuss the role America played in determining the outcome of the conflict.

    asked by Anonymous on February 22, 2014
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    Which one of these was not the causes of the Great Depression? excessive income taxes speculative stock purchases risky banking practices severe drought I think it is excessive income taxes or severe drought. But I don't think it is severe drought because

    asked by Ricky on April 11, 2012
  90. U.S. History

    What problems did President Taft have with progressives on tariff issues?

    asked by Victoria on October 26, 2015
  91. U.S. History

    How did the influx of immigrants affect cities? A: The influx of immigrants led architects to develop new approaches to housing and transporting large numbers of people. This resulted in the development of skyscrapers, horsecars, cable cars, and electric

    asked by Victoria on October 7, 2015
  92. U.S. History

    1. Explain how the United States contributed to the Allied war effort during World War I. 2. Discuss the role America played in determining the outcome of the conflict.

    asked by Anonymous on February 22, 2014
  93. U.S. History

    What country controlled territory to the North of the U.S. Boundary.

    asked by Cortez on October 11, 2011
  94. U.S. History

    While the United States referred to the conflict with Mexico as the Mexican War, Mexicans called the war the North American Invasion. What do these different names suggest about each country's perspective on the war?

    asked by Ace on April 21, 2011
  95. U.S. History

    The are SEVEN questions below from my U.S. History take home test... any and all help would be appreciated. 1. What were the international consequences of the stock market crash in 1929? How did world leaders respond to the global depression? with what

    asked by HELP NEEDED on June 7, 2010
  96. U.S. History

    I'm writing a DBQ Essay on Civil War and Reconstruction. The major question is What led the Southern states to secede from the Union in 1860 and 1861? My question is can i include as a thesis to state the civil war has negative effects than positive

    asked by Priscilla on December 20, 2009
  97. U.S. History

    Can someone please help me with this? I need to write a paper as if I was a Radical Republican Senator and representing the Radical Republicans. In this paper I need to talk about the challenges of Reconstruction. I also need to talk about the failure of

    asked by B.B. on December 6, 2009
  98. U.S. History

    please check these: 1. The French and Indian War led to: a. a massive migration to Canada b. a weakening of colonial loyalty to Britain c. the end of Britain's involvement in colonial affairs d. an increased colonial dependence on britain i picked B 2. Why

    asked by y912f on January 23, 2009
  99. U.S. History

    1) What was Vladimir Lenin's first goal after controlling Russia in 1917? A: Vladimir Lenin's first goal after controlling Russia in 1917 was to pull Russia out of World War I and concentrate on establishing a Communist state. 2) What major issues did

    asked by Victoria on November 3, 2015
  100. U.S. History

    Why do you think canals were more common in the North than in other areas?

    asked by Victoria on September 17, 2015

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