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  • Western Expansionism

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    The pressures of white expansionism led the United States Government to find ways to remove the Native Americans from their fertile lands. Spurred by this pressure, and the need to fulfill his campaign promise to open Indian land for settlement, Andrew Jackson pushed through Congress the Removal Act. The Act allowed the government to negotiate treaties with the various Native American tribes, pay them for their lands, relocate them to western lands, and support the tribes for one year after removal

  • The Politics of Humor

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    utilize humor. The war on terror provides unavoidable roadblocks on an already-tumultuous campaign trail, and even primitive technology such as television suffices in establishing the general 9/11 ‘fear climate’. The presumption of a candidate’s entrepreneurial priorities over his public relationship undermines the use of humor as the candidate’s ultimate weapon. The primarily noticeable aspect of political campaign humor pertains to its absence. Undoubtedly humor “is used more sparingly than songs in

  • The Removal of the Cherokee

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    their ancestral homes in an effort to increase the aggressive expansion of white settlers during the early years of the United States. The most notable removal came after the Indian Removal Act of 1830. The Cherokee, whose journey was known as the '"'Trail of Tears'"', and the four other civilized tribes, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek and Seminole, were forced to emigrate to lands west of the Mississippi River, to what is now day Oklahoma, against their will. During the journey westward, over 60,000 Indians

  • SWOT Analysis of the Portland Trail Blazers

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    Statement The Portland Trail Blazers organization is a sports entertainment company dedicated to not only winning NBA Championships, growing new basketball consumers, providing superior entertainment, value and service to the people but making a real difference outside the basketball arena in the local and regional communities. The Trail Blazers work outside the arena to make a difference in the local and regional communities by effectively serving people in need. The Trail Blazers enrich the lives

  • Diary of a Soldier Fighting Against the Japanese

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    Diary of a Soldier Fighting Against the Japanese July 2, 1942 Dear diary, Another bloody day! I can't wait to get home and take a long bath. News has it that the Japanese are slowly moving their way down 'ere. Just recently they took that island Guadalcanal. Hope to god they get caught up along the way. Our division isn't ready for an attack right now. The rain keeps hammerin' down and its muddy everywhere. I hope that everyone else is doing better. Geez I 'aven't heard from Jack in ages

  • The Kokoda Trail

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    was the role it played in the future of our nation: and each and every soldier that entered into that campaign should be commended for their efforts in keeping Australia within American support. The blood bath that occurred through the treacherous conditions has forever sealed the bond between Australia and Papua New Guinea. The beginning of all the turmoil that occurred during the Kokoda campaign was all thanks to Japan’s power hungry nature. The imperial army we determined to capture as much of

  • The Money Trail

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    “The Money Trail” Without money most of the candidates running for the 2000 presidential election would have by now disappeared from the race. So where does the money come from? By the end of this paper this question will be answered, along with many others that many Americans think about. The focus will basically be on the Federal Campaign Finance Law, soft money and how it effects the presidential race, and lastly Governor Bush and Vice-President Gore’s views on campaign finance reform. The only

  • Campaign Financing

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    The first main attempt to regulate campaign financing occurred in 1971 with the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA). The act set requirements for disclosure of contributions to federal campaigns, both presidential and congressional. The main regulation to financing occurred though after its amendment in 1974. After reports of big financial abuses in the 1972 presidential election and the Watergate scandal, people wanted more constraints on financing particularly those from special interest groups

  • The Australian Kokoda Campaign During the World War II

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    Kokoda was arguably Australia’s most significant campaigns of the Second World War. The track crosses some of the most rugged and most isolated terrain in the world, and is only passable by foot. Being poorly equipped, and having not developed effective jungle warfare tactics, troops had to manoeuvre through the rough terrain. “In these moss forests, where you couldn't see the sun, the roots of the trees are all covered in moss and the track was only root from root. Further along, where it was not

  • Historical Webpage Analysis: The Presidency and Controversy of Andrew Jackson

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    thehermitage.com/jackson-family/andrew-jackson Teaching History.org, home of the National History Education Clearinghouse. (n.d.). A Trail of 4,000 Tears. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://teachinghistory.org/history-content/ask-a-historian/25652 Trail of Tears. (n.d.). History.com. Retrieved April 19, 2014, from http://www.history.com/topics/native-american-history/trail-of-tears