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    United States History

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    United States History The Iroquois Nation, spanning from 1400 or even 1100 A.D. to 1831, was the longest lasting native empire in history. The Iroquois were the only North American native civilization, and the only group of natives in North America to incorporate multiple tribes into a democratic state, and without influence of outside parties. The Six Nations, as they were called, were a true democracy and one of the only ones since Athens in Ancient Greece. Like any great democracy, the

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    The United States is located in the middle of the North American continent, with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The United States ranges from the Atlantic Ocean on the nation's east coast to the Pacific Ocean bordering the west, and also includes the state of Hawaii, a series of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, the state of Alaska located in the northwestern part of the continent above the Yukon, and numerous other holdings and territories.[1] The first known inhabitants of

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    The history of the United States of America has been extremely dynamic, consisting of many individual periods of time that all have affected the formation of this great nation. From the earliest settlers commencing setup of the first colonies to the controversies over the civil war, the United States has been subject to many trials and tribulations. During the course of our countries history I believe three eras stand out more than others the Constitutional/ Federalist period, Manifest Destiny and

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    On June 21st of 1788 the United States of America was an optimistic place to live. The newly formed country had officially ratified their Constitution on this date, and within a year George Washington would become its first President. These events signified an unofficial end to the American Revolution, which had its start in part, because Americans had rejected the notion of taxation without representation. This modern form of government, however, did, have some problems it needed to deal with. Unable

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    History of Immigration in the United States

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    Throughout the history of the United States immigration has become apart of our country’s fabric which, began centuries ago. Only to become a hot topic in the US in recent years with its primary focus being illegal immigrants. Illegal immigration is when people enter a country without government permission. As of 2008 the Center for Immigration Studies estimated that there are 11 million illegal immigrants in the US which is down from 2007‘s 12.5 million people. Although the Center for Immigration

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    History of Racism in the United States Strom Thurmond was a Democrat? George Bush was a strong opposer of black voting rights? Times have certainly changed. Key events in US history; have led to moderate desegregation that encompasses our nation today. One must thoroughly investigate dates, and legislation between 1948 and 1980 to fully comprehend the nature of racism today. When investigating periods of African American history one must not only look at the superficial data, but

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    History of Anthropology in the United States

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    During the 20th century, anthropology has developed following influential people such as Boas. The four subfields existed for a long time as separate fields, but with the direction of examining human culture within the United States, it became important to be holistic. Each subfield contributed greatly as no one field can study the entire breadth or depth of culture and behavior. However, there are forces that are contributing to each field going in its own direction that can lead to a break-up

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    History of Abortion in the United States

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    the first law to be set up was in Connecticut, it was targeted towards merchants that sold poisons to cause miscarriages and drugs to prevent pregnancy and banned the use of the products. By the late 1800s even though abortion was illegal in most states it was still done under the table. Most people didn't get persecuted for illegally performing an abortion, mostly because of a lack of proof that the abortion was performed. the fetus was often disposed of and without it there was no proof of an abortion

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    History of Taxes in the United States

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    Where Taxes Come From There are four main sources of tax revenue in the United States. They are income tax, payroll tax, corporate tax, and “other” taxes. These taxes are collected by the Internal Revenue Service, or the IRS, which is a branch of the US Department of Treasury. The revenue generated from these taxes is used to fund government programs, both discretionary and mandatory. Income tax is a tax on the income from an individual. This makes up the majority of the tax revenue generated

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    HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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    The United States of America is today renowned as the world superpower. She is the home of many business moguls apart from being the paragon of democracy. However, America’s rise was not a easy thing to come by. As history has it, she went through a period of struggles and hardships before she became a sovereign state which could conduct its business at its own bidding. This paper spans the history of America between 1650 and 1850. This period was marked by United States of America’s worst and best

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