Inaugural Addresses as Pulse of Nation
To get the full feel of how the leaders of the United States of America viewed the role of President and where the country stood, the inaugural addresses are a great place to start. It is from the presidential inaugural addresses that one can understand better the various administrations and the dec
Andrew Jackon and Charles Dickinson's Duel
The duel between Charles Dickinson and Andrew Jackson centered around horse racing and loose tongues.
Sovereignty and Standby
John MacFarlane discussed in “Sovereignty and Standby: The 1964 Conference on UN Peacekeeping Forces” the desire of having resources earmarked for United Nations use and the issue of sovereignty that arose as the topic was discussed by more and more of UN members.
Impact of Slave Trade on Africa
Research has showed that the European demand for human bodies played a part in the increase of warfare by offering tribes items that made “warfare more profitable, at least in the short term.”
Jacksonian America a Glimpse Toward the Civil War
It was the nullification crisis that gave fuel to the “affronted southern-rights extremists” that could be found in South Carolina and beyond. Since the birth of America, many decisions came down to a North versus South mentality as each section had its own special interests.
Andrew Jackson's Common Background
Andrew Jackson was the first man to look toward the highest office of the new country that was not part of the gentry that had since been the leaders.
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