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2009 Ap Us History Dbq

Nina Gibbs11.15.2013AP US HistoryDBQDocument A Many slaves escaped to the South as the Union troops arrived. African men, women, and children slaves’ actions urged the government to deal with slavery. This letter displays the pressure the Union was under in deciding what to do with escaped slaves.In the early civil . . . Read more

Middle East History – Jerusalem

Elizabeth CavnessPeriod EMiddle East HistoryJerusalemThe conflict in Jerusalem is rooted in religious, political, and historical aspects. As a center for the worlds three major religions, with a history of political divisions and borders, as well as historical claims to the territory, it calls for a peaceful coexistence and sensitive diplomacy . . . Read more

The History of the Refrigerator

Staying Cool: The History of the Refrigerator We enjoy many conveniences in our homes. They are the result of years of innovation by dedicated inventors. We take many of them for granted. Some—like the refrigerator—have significantly affected the way we live our lives. Who invented the refrigerator, and how has . . . Read more

The History Of Dinosaurs

The dinosaurs were reptiles that appeared about 230 million years ago. It’s believed that they had scaly skin and some ate plants and others ate meat. Scientists don’t know whether or not the dinosaurs were cold blooded, but they think the smaller ones were warm blooded, and the large ones . . . Read more


Dr. James Naismith is known world-wide as the inventor of Basketball. He was born in 1861 inRamsay township, near Almonte, Ontario, Canada. The concept of basketball was born from hisschool days in the area where he played a simple child’s game called duck-on-a-rock outside of his schoolhouse. The game had . . . Read more

History Of Harmony

In the words of British composer Thomas Beckman the harpsichord is, “The sound of harmony in composition.” At onetime or another most everyone has heard the piano, not so with the harpsichord. In comparison with the piano hardly anyone has heard the harpsichord or could recognize it. A question begins . . . Read more

History Of Cell Membrane

In the early stages of the twentieth century, little was known about cell membranes. Until the early 1950s, the biological cell membrane was rarely mentioned in scientific literature. It was recognised that something was probably there, but hardly anything about it was known. Considering the lack of technical equipment available . . . Read more

history of galveston

The late 1800’s was a booming time for the town of Galveston. This was a place for the wealthy to live their lives, and to swim in the great waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Galveston being home to about 38,000 people was the “fourth largest town in Texas and . . . Read more