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History Of The American Drug War

The first act of America’s anti-drug laws was in 1875. It outlawed the smoking of opium in opium dens. This was a San Francisco ordinance. The basis on passing this law was that Chinese men had a way of luring white women to their dens and causing their “ruin”, which . . . Read more

The American Civil War was fought in the United St

ates from 1861 to 1865. The result of a long-standing controversy over slavery, war broke out in April 1861, when Confederates attacked Fort Sumter in South Carolina, shortly after President Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated. The nationalists of the Union proclaimed loyalty to the U.S. Constitution. They faced secessionists of the . . . Read more

Nazism And World War II

The National Socialist German Workers’ Party almost died one morning in 1919. It numbered only a few dozen grumblers’ it had no organization and no political ideas. But many among the middle class admired the Nazis’ muscular opposition to the Social Democrats. And the Nazis themes of patriotism and militarism . . . Read more

What Happened In World War II? (347 words)

What happened in World War II?The war didn’t just start one day. Many events led up to this vivid memory. The whole thing is based on propaganda and beliefs of a man named Aldof Hitler. In January 1933 he became chancellor of Germany. As soon as he was in office . . . Read more

First World War – Memory Of Battles

The First World War was a common experience that many soldiers, of many nationalities, had to endure. Because the devastation and loss of life was so great, no nation’s soldiers were spared from the horrible psychological effects of the First World War. Various books and memoirs were useful in understanding . . . Read more

World War 2 (267 words)

World War 2America’s Involvement in World War 2When the War broke out in 1939 all of America wanted to be neutral. In-fact, in 1939 a Gallup poll showed that ninety-nine percent of Americans wanted to remain neutral. Throughout the years before Roosevelt was president, the presidents, like Warren G. Harding . . . Read more

World War 2 (2374 words)

World War 21.1 HARRY S. TRUMAN & THE BOMB A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY1.2 Robert H. Ferrell editor with commentary 1.3 High Plains Publishing Company, Inc. 1.4 19961.5 Chapters: 21, Pages: 1252.1 The title fits the story line because the story is about Truman’s decision on dropping the atomic bomb. This is . . . Read more

World War 1 (1181 words)

World War 1When the World War I broke out in 1914, with Austria-Hungary declaring war on Serbia. America’s first reaction was to stay out to conflict. President Wilson, in his speech to the Congress on August 19, 1914 said: Every man who really loves America will act and speak in . . . Read more

America In World War 2

America’s involvement in World War Two When war broke out, there was noway the world could possibly know the severity of this guerre. Fortunately onecountry saw and understood that Germany and its allies would have to be stopped. America’s Involvement in World War two not only contributed in the eventualdownfall . . . Read more