The Reconstruction Era occurred in 1865, it was was a period after the Civil War in which America was focused on rebuilding the broken South. In 1867, the Radical reconstruction gave former slaves a voice in government. During this era, formers slaves gained a platform in the government, with some blacks as Congressmen. However, not everyone supported the idea of Reconstruction. Less than a decade after the Reconstruction period, a small group composed of democratic ex-confederate veterans, white farmers and white southerners sympathetic to white supremacy joined forces together to form the Ku Klux Klan.
The Continental Army was formed by the Second Continental Congress. George Washington, the appointed commander in chief, led his men to win three out of the nine major battles during the American Revolution. The Continental Army faced several disadvantages such as lack of training, freezing climate, and shortages of supplies during the War for Independence. In establishing the Continental Army, the Congress had to create a single army out of the different men that volunteered from the 13 colonies.
The United States was created from the leading battles of the Continental Army in the American Revolution; Europe’s greatest nation of the time at war with its own people. The abuse of power by the king of Great Britain had angered the colonist to fight for their rights as citizens, this lead to the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution. As the troops of the American and British soldiers fought during the war what strengths and weaknesses influenced the win of the American soldiers? During the American Revolution, the American and British soldiers demonstrated clear strengths and weaknesses, which impacted the American troops’ victory.
The French and Indian war played a he role in the military experience that would follow George Washington for the rest of his life. The actions and experiences form the French and Indian war helped with later decisions he would have to make. When Washington volunteered for the war he was a young but ambitious man with the hopes of perusing a military career. “Meeting early success, Washington reached Ohio valley where he defeated a tiny force of Canadians, then constructed Fort Necessity near the French outpost,” (Schweikart and Allen,54). Although this action was successful, in 1754 the French counterattacked and captured Fort Necessity, forcing Washington to surrender.
Prompt 1 In high school history classes Denmark isn’t even mentioned when discussing World War Two. Furthermore, Denmark is almost completely left out of the Holocaust conversation as well; with Poland and the German frontier taking center stage.
The United States won its independence for Great Britain during the Revolutionary War. America struggled to get the advantage, but eventually was able to win the war. In the beginning it proved difficult to even acquire the troops necessary to fight a war. The troops they got had no adeptness for fighting. They struggled throughout the war and at times their chances for success looked bleak.
President Thomas Jefferson commissioned the Corps of Discovery to have the Lewis and Clark expedition find a waterway that could connect the United States for transportation because he had aspirations to expand to the Pacific and Northwest making the expedition important to his agenda for the United States. (The Corp of Discovery, 2016). Another reason for the important expedition was to create a relationship with the American Indians, and the American fur trade, while learning the North American topography and geography of the land which was also important to the exploration (Corps of Discover, 2016). Thomas Jefferson was important to the Lewis and Clark expedition because he organized the journey, sought funding and made Lewis and Clark head
The Civil War was a harsh time for many peoples families and all the people fighting. The war started April 12, 1861 to April 13, 1865, it lasted four years and a day, which in that time period many soldiers were wounded and killed in battle. Within the time period of four years and one day about 620,000 soldiers died in this war which means it was a horrific fight within the time it was going on. The Civil War had a big impact on america and the people in it, especially women. Women in the Civil War played a big part in it.
The peace treaties of the first world war are deemed by some people to be too harsh on Germany and its allies as well as being nearsighted due to all the difficulties it is said to have conceived. The Treaty of Versailles which was composed in 1919, was an attempt to come to an understanding between the winning powers on what the punishment and consequences for the defeated powers would be. Due to the fact that Germany lost the conflict yet was economically and socially whole, she was required to sign the treaty and admit to the punishment that came with it. This essay will explore and analyze to what degree the Treaty of Versailles can be deemed to be harsh and short-sighted.
The French Revolution of 1789-1799 aimed to spread Liberty, Equality and Brotherhood through France and through Europe. It wished to create a French Republic and it ultimately resulted in the overthrow and executions of the King Louis XVI and Queen Marie Antoinette. It failed, however, to secure voting rights for women. Despite this, participation of women in the Revolution was clear. However, the question remains - just how did women help the Revolution, and how important were their roles?
When the topic of the American revolution during the years 1765-1783 is discussed, the mind races through all the horrifying battles men fought, the declarations men made, the brave male soldiers they drafted, and the founding fathers who wrote the constitution. But what is rarely mentioned is all the behind the scenes work women were responsible for while men were off fighting in the military. The war disrupted their ordinary lives, and the everyday roles men were employed in needed to be filled. Women throughout the United States assumed untraditional roles to so that life would continue, now being involved in politics, factories, businesses, commanding the household, and helping during battle.
Many factors played into the start of World War I like nationalism, the arms race, the lack of balance of power, Sebians assassinating the Archduke of Austria-Hungary, and alliances, but there is one big cause you can argue that started the war. Tension between and within countries caused leaders of the countries and groups to spark rebellions of the groups, and one thing after another a World War was on their hands. Germany's tensions between France and Russia started alliances. Serbia had sparked the first rebellion by trying to gain independence from the mother country Austria. Europe was thought to be in a strong position, but at the end of 1918 the position was reduced.