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Egyptian Revival

Egyptian Revival, a popular style in European and American decorative art in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, is a remarkable phenomenon, which is characterized by the ubiquitous use of the motifs of Egyptian art. Various types of art, such as architecture, sculpture, furniture, interior design, and paintings, display this unique style. This paper reveals […] Read more >>

04.09.2020
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Similarities and differences between Jefferson and Adams

The 1800 presidential campaign was in many ways interesting because the aspirants were not only highly influential figures in the American politics, but were also Founding Fathers of American nation. Furthermore, the two had served as vice presidents and indeed contributed to the writing of the famous Declaration of Independence document and the Constitution of […] Read more >>

03.09.2020
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The South: Self-Rule in the Civil War

In 1861-1865, in the United States, there was a war, widely known for many years as the Civil War between the Northern and Southern states. However, talking about the events that took place in 1861, it is incorrect to use the term ‘Civil War’. The South had fought for its independence and its own way […] Read more >>

03.09.2020
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Comparative Analysis of Virginia Colony and New England Colonies

Throughout the sixtieth and seventieth centuries, the European colonists managed to colonize New American territories in a fast way. Particularly, England sent a great number of its representatives to the eastern coast of North America, Chesapeake and the New England areas in particular. In the late 1700s, these two regions were united in order to […] Read more >>

03.09.2020
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American Radicalism

Introduction Different protest movements had a particular importance for the political development of the United States. The occasional appearance of radical groups in America also had a great influence on the formation of its social and cultural systems. Currently, the society considers radicals to be supporters of drastic policy measures. In most cases, radicalism leads […] Read more >>

03.09.2020
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President Harry Truman

The beginning of the postwar period in American history was connected with the presidency of Harry Truman. He took office unexpectedly for both himself and the whole American society. His administration faced the dramatic situation: the war in Europe was approaching its end, military actions in the Pacific Ocean were going on, and preparations for […] Read more >>

03.09.2020
The Case of Plessy v. Ferguson
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Plessy vs Ferguson

In 1877, the U.S. President took the federal troops from the former Confederation, and it marked the inglorious end of Reconstruction. The white Southerners were jubilant, congratulating each other on the victory. They managed to liberate their native land, snatching it from the “oppressive grip of the central government.” As for African Americans, they were […] Read more >>

04.08.2020
Abigail Adams A Revolutionary American Woman
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Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman

Treatment of women and their role in society have always been controversial issues and popular topics for discussion. Despite the numerous challenges and discrimination that women have faced in the course of history, they managed to succeed in various fields. Charles Akers book Abigail Adams: A Revolutionary American Woman also suggests that women have distinct […] Read more >>

04.08.2020
The Gilded Age in a Divided America
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The Gilded Age in a Divided America

Changing something always means to refuse from the obsolete or sometimes to lose the usual in order to find the truth. The history of every great nation has known both significant changes and big losses. Years, decades, and centuries were passing with the hope on the side. The formation of the United States as a […] Read more >>

04.08.2020
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad
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Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

American history provides numerous examples of heroism and dedication. In a midst of the political turmoil that would eventually divide the country into two opposing camps, a former slave and member of the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman made a great contribution to the abolitionist cause by freeing hundreds of slaves from the burden of oppression. […] Read more >>

04.08.2020