American History

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  • Examples Of Historical Trauma

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    “historical trauma is collective emotional and psychological injury both over the life span and across generations, resulting from a cataclysmic history of genocide” or the destruction of a particular racial or cultural group. Some examples of historical trauma or intergenerataional trauma are the Holocaust or the occurrence in trauma amongst Native Americans. Recollection of the day the Baltimore Riots of 2015 occurred after Freddie Gray’s death and how it affected the city I was born in raised in

  • Leonie Sandercock's The Most Segregated City In America

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    Sometimes history leaves out a few important facts that should be included in such. History within the planning profession shows us that, we too, can forget about those who shaped the profession even without mention. Leonie Sandercock highlights these important lessons that so many before have missed when planning history only focuses on visionaries and public figures who see planning as an activity and who do not merely focus on the process of the profession. Sandercock argues that Peter Hall himself

  • The Boston Tea Party: Turning Point In American History

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    We all know that the Boston Tea Party was the major turning point in in the American history, but do we really understand what happened and why it was so important? I tend to show the importance in the facts of what happened that night on December 16, 1773, and what lead up to The Boston Tea Party and some facts that people may not know about the Boston Tea Party. So, let’s explore our facts that I found from my research. We first need to know what lead to the Boston Tea Party. In December 1600

  • History: Equia And Suada

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    the subject of History. It was interesting to hear what was considered history. The main question, “What counts as evidence for history?” and “How many people are affected and to what extent?” It was said, anything that was not significant to the process to where we are today is not considered history. They did give us example on what was considered evidence and what was not. There was little time for any discussion about the qualifications of an event to be considered to be history. WC:98 You may

  • Summary Of Christopher Columbus: The Guilty Of Truth

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    History is often guilty of distorting facts and forgetting people. When I was in elementary school, I learned that Christopher Columbus was a hero who discovered the new world; but, as research has shown, Columbus was a slave trader, thief, and murderer (Tinker, Freeland). We have all heard of Paul Revere and his heroic “Midnight Ride” when he shouted, “The British are coming! The British are coming!” However, Revere actually stated, “The Regulars are coming out” (Fischer 109). My point here is to

  • The Importance Of Humility In History

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    the best at teaching those virtues once reserved for theology--humility in the face of our limited ability to know, and awe in the face of the expanse of human history”. This is another one of Wineburg’s thoughts in regards to history. In other words, history teaches us that we have to be humble and never take anything for granted. History shows what happens to those that just take advantage of everything, and that never ends positively. Humility is one of the most important ideas that we should

  • Art Generation Research Paper

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    Art has been around since the drawing on cave walls, and play a huge part in world history. People of the present use it to connect to the past. Art help viewer connect to the past by telling the viewer about the history of the country, that is has been through, and what the artist has been through. Art has a meaning behind it telling a story or showing something. Art also can help viewer to connect to the past because they might be drawn historically. It can reflect and affect how a generation is

  • Joseph John Ellis Biographies

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    Name: Instructor: Course: Date: Biographies Over the years, there have been a lot of literature materials that have surfaced in relation to the American history. More so, there have been quite a number of books written bibliographies of some of the founding fathers of the American nation. Each of the material captures the struggle of the entire nations and also brings out the various aspects of the founding fathers and the major roles they played in the liberation of the nation, civilization and

  • Summary Of The Soiling Of Old Glory

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    The process of compiling history is often a difficult one, and filled with many obstacles that only a trained and knowledgeable historian is able to maneuver around to correctly present the facts of the past. In order to so, historians must be able to sift through massive amounts of details to put forth the main and most important ideas while filling gaps with details instead of presenting the facts as a whole and unorganized. In the book “The Soiling of Old Glory,” author Louis Masur chose one of

  • Ethics And Public History: Annotated Bibliography

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    Assignment: Ethics and Public History: An Anthology As the editor of Ethics and Public History: An Anthology, Theodore J. Karamanski brings together a number of essays which discuss the ethical issues that practicing public historians may face. He illustrates how the issue of ethics shaped public history into the field we know today, and offers his two cents on the ethical codes of conduct put forth in recent years by such organizations as the National Council on Public History. But although it may appear