History Paper Samples

Act of the British Parliament

The series of laws enacted by the British Parliament during the period of 1763-1775 were intended to regulate the trade and tax policies in relation to the American colonies. However, these laws reflected the British Parliament’s ignorance related to the needs of the American colonists and emphasized the British focus...

Minority Civil Rights in the US After WWII

Abstract The minority in the US had struggled with segregation and discrimination for a long time before the civil rights laws were applied. World War II opened up an opportunity for the blacks, Latinos, and Hispanic Americans to challenge some of the social prejudices. After the war, the minority groups...

America’s World Policing History

Introduction The US has been very active in international relations for a long time. They have participated in both military and diplomatic operations with the purpose of pacifying and uniting the world. Their readiness to participate in war and treaties has earned them the name “policeman of the world” (Tyler,...

Natural Resources Role in the Wars

Historic documents record that the main reason for war between kingdoms or territorial regions in the past was natural resources. Nations would fight for the natural resources, and in most of the cases, the stronger nations would take over the weaker ones in order to have control over the natural...

World War One History: Conflict Causes

The Great War involved was the first shock for the humanity in the twentieth century. More than ten countries from all parts of the Globe (including England, France, Germany, Austria-Hungary, Russia, America, Japan) took part in this conflict which led to the fall of great empires in Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia...

Bill Gates Life and Career

Introduction People become heroes by giving their time and money to the community in a selfless manner. Heroes give beyond people’s expectation, as they aim at enhancing the lives of the surrounding community (Byrne et al. 82). I find Bill Gates to be one of the heroes who have lived...

Immigrant’s Experiences in America

Introduction Anthropology refers to the study of human history and cultures from medieval to present times. The basis of the study is on the current and existing human lifestyles, especially on the aspect of human interactions using current social constructs. The study scrutinizes the existing diversity of human cultures and...

Propaganda in the Cultural Revolution of Mao Zedong

Introduction Over the course of this semester, this class has tackled aspects of China’s Cultural Revolution under Mao Zedong, the changes that occurred in its social classes and the doctrine of the “Continuous Revolution”. While it is undeniable that under Mao Zedong significant cultural and social changes occurred within China,...

The Cultural Revolution in China – Causes and Effects

Introduction An ideology is a collection of ideas that form the basis of one’s actions or goals. It is a philosophical way of perceiving ideas in the politic and economical arena. Communism is a social organization of people that is based on common ownership and economic theory. It does not...

African Americans Fight for the Rights

The end of the Civil War can certainly be viewed as an important landmark in the history of the United States because it signified the liberation of slaves who were previously denied the right to their life and freedom. Nevertheless, one should not suppose that the experiences of black people...

The 1948 Israeli-Arab Conflict and Issues

In 1948, after the World War II, the British mandate of Palestine ended (Karsh 6). What followed was the approval of the partition plan by the United Nations. The plan sought to create two states: Arab and Jewish. The partition plan also included dividing Palestine into eight parts. The Jewish...

Communist Nations Divisions During the Cold War

Cold War refers to the conflict that existed between nations that had institutionalized communism in their governance structures led by the Soviet Union and those that had put in place democratic institutions in their governance structures led by the United States. Cold war was fought using very many mechanisms including...

Economic Reasons for the American Revolution

The American Revolution was one of the key events that took place in America during the second phase of eighteenth century. During this time Britain was much preoccupied with advancing its economy. For example, it was undergoing industrial revolution. In this regard, Britain enacted colonial policies that would favor its...

The Treaty of Versailles in World War II History

Introduction World War II is believed to have started in 1939 when France and Britain waged war on German after it invaded Poland. The treaty of Versailles contributed largely to the outbreak of the Second World War. The convention had imposed much restriction on Germany in extraordinary ways. This included;...

The Civil Right Movement History in United States

Introduction The civil right movement in United States was at its peak in the period between 1955 and 1965. The movement provides a climax of the history of struggle by African Americans for their freedom, justice and equality in American society. The movement existed predominantly as a Southern struggle against...

American Revolution and Declaration of Independence

Introduction America was colonized during the early period of imperialism by Britain. The process of colonization of America began with the exploration activities which were conducted by the European explorers. The explorers always informed their governments about the resources in America. This encouraged the Europeans to have much interest in...

Declaration of Independence and Its Significance

Declaration of Independence is an important document in the American history since it announced the independence of thirteen American colonies. The document was primarily drafted by Thomas Jefferson back in July 1776 and explained the reason why the congress had declared independence from Great Britain. Up to date, America celebrates...

World War II People in “Hitler’s Army

Nowadays, it is being assumed by the majority of Western historians that during the time of WW2 on Eastern front, German Armed Forces (Wehrmacht) had fought in essentially gallant manner and that the atrocities, perpetrated against civilians, during the course of this war, were the result of Waffen SS involvement....

Tension Between South and North Korea

The situation between North Korea and South Korea has for many years been one that is filled with tension following constant attacks from both fronts from time to time. North Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea as it is officially known, is backed by troops from China and Russia (formerly...

Cold War Role in the Iranian Revolution

Introduction The Iranian revolution is also called the Islamic revolution. It can also be referred to as the 1979 revolution. This is the year in which the Iranian monarch was ended by the emergence of the Islamic republic. This phenomenon was preceded by demonstration against the monarch in the year...

The First and the Second World War Comparison

Introduction The First World War commenced in 1914 after Austria-Hungary tried to assert its Balkan authority over Serbia. The First World War involved European nations as was evidenced in the alliance between Austria-Hungary and Germany, while Serbia fought alongside Russia and France. Ultimately, the First World War ended on November...

What Led to the Cold War?

Historical Background Historically, the Cold War started in 1945 way before the silence of gunshots in Pacific areas and in Germany when World War II had just ended. There were major reasons for the outbreak of the Cold War. One of the reasons points out to the strained relationship between...

Presidents Impact on American Civil Right Movement

President Dwight David Eisenhower contribution to civil right movement is significant in American history. President Eisenhower was a key figure in dealing with the effects of the Cold War in the 1950s. It was during this time that issues of civil rights became critical. However, fears of communism ideologies were...

The United States as a Superpower

Being a superpower is achieving unmatched dominance in doing or controlling something. On the international platform, however, the term is used to mean “a country that has the capacity to project dominating power and influence anywhere in the world, and sometimes, in more than one region of the globe at...

History of Women’s Rights

History has characteristically left the story of the woman from the ancient world times to pre modern time. Upon close introspection, the ‘her story’ is found to exist only pushed to the deepest ends unavailable for the universal interests and concerns. Conscious efforts however, have awoken the great rethinking of...

The American Civil War Outbreak

During the 1860s, the US faced a civil war that threatened to lead to the total collapse of the country. The civil war led to the death of more than 600,000 people. This number is higher than the number of people who died in the Yugoslavia war. While slavery was...

The American Revolutionary War – US Military History

George Washington’s role in the Revolutionary War The American Revolutionary War transpired between 1775 and 1783. During this period, there were constant conflicts between the American states and the British Crown. In Pennsylvania, for instance, the Penn family opted not to offer financial contributions for running the colony. The numerous...

“I Have a Dream” by Martin Luther King

Racism was a serious challenge in the United States before the close of the 20th century. The worst affected segments of the North American population were African Americans. In spite of the corrupt law system that had been put in place to safeguard the rights of all citizens, merciless victimization...

David Kolb Life – Biographical Study

Introduction The ideas of David Kolb have shaped the ways in which many adults approach their leaning. Moreover, his theories have influenced the practices of many educators who try to assist such students. The models that he developed continue to be applied by school teachers who work with children or...

Women Suffrage

Introduction The idea of women suffrage has been widely discussed by various people. The debate has been a concern for women for several decades. It was initially limited to allowing women to participate in voting but was later expanded to cover running for political office, economic empowerment, and health matters....

World History: Haitian Migration

Event Summary According to The Gleaner, the US government had denied Haitians and Jamaicans the chance to apply for the 2014 diversity visa. This claim came about after the government stated that these two nations had over 50,000 immigrants in the last five years alone. From this description, it is...

History: African American Women’ Suffrage

This editorial piece gives an overview of the obstacles that suffragist movements faced in their fight against ‘political chauvinism’, which had been legalized based on sheer ignorance and prejudice. Women today can celebrate their inalienable right to vote for any candidate of their choice. However, this right has been achieved...

History: In Search of the American Dream

Throughout its entire history, the American nation has never been steady – quite on the contrary; it has always been on the move. Whether people were concerned with the issue of rights and freedoms, therefore, creating a political movement, or were expanding their domain, which the Manifest Destiny and the...