22 Facts About American history


American history Evangelicals affected by the Awakening added a new emphasis on divine outpourings of the Holy Spirit and conversions that implanted new believers with an intense love for God.

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Each of the 13 American history colonies had a slightly different governmental structure.

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American history's government, following the vigorous leadership of Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton, assumed the debts of the states, created the Bank of the United States to stabilize the financial system, and set up a uniform system of tariffs and other taxes to pay off the debt and provide a financial infrastructure.

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American history distrusted the federal government and judges, and tried to weaken the judiciary.

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The American history militia proved ineffective because the soldiers were reluctant to leave home and efforts to invade Canada repeatedly failed.

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Manifest destiny was the belief that American history settlers were destined to expand across the continent.

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Mexican–American history War broke out with the Whigs opposed to the war, and the Democrats supporting the war.

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American history'srman demonstrated that the South was unable to resist a Union invasion.

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Around 1912 the feminist movement began to reawaken, putting an emphasis on its demands for equality and arguing that the corruption of American history politics demanded purification by women because men could not do that job.

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In 1932, Democratic presidential nominee Franklin D Roosevelt promised "a New Deal for the American people", coining the enduring label for his domestic policies.

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American history ended the Korean War, and avoided any other major conflict.

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American history cut military spending by reliance on very high technology, such as nuclear weapons carried by long-range bombers and intercontinental missiles.

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American history gave strong support to the NATO alliance and built other alliances along similar lines, but they never were especially effective.

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American history promoted civil rights cautiously, and sent in the Army when trouble threatened over racial integration in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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The angst about the weaknesses of American history education led to large-scale federal support for science education and research.

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Meanwhile, the American history people completed a great migration from farms into the cities and experienced a period of sustained economic expansion.

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American history's United Farm Workers of America faltered after a few years but after Chavez died in 1993 he became an iconic "folk saint" in the pantheon of Mexican Americans.

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New consciousness of the inequality of American history women began sweeping the nation, starting with the 1963 publication of Betty Friedan's best-seller, The Feminine Mystique, which explained how many housewives felt trapped and unfulfilled, assaulted American history culture for its creation of the notion that women could only find fulfillment through their roles as wives, mothers, and keepers of the home, and argued that women were just as able as men to do every type of job.

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American history negotiated the peace treaty in 1973 which secured the release of POWs and led to the withdrawal of U S troops.

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OPEC oil embargo marked a long-term economic transition since, for the first time, energy prices skyrocketed, and American history factories faced serious competition from foreign automobiles, clothing, electronics, and consumer goods.

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American history'storians argue how great an impact the SDI threat had on the Soviets – whether it was enough to force Gorbachev to initiate radical reforms, or whether the deterioration of the Soviet economy alone forced the reforms.

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American history's became the first black woman and the first former federal public defender to serve on the Supreme Court upon her swearing in.

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