History Essay Topics

US History to 1877

According to the Court, the Fourth Amendment is mute about undercover searches (inside the home or out), inspections of welfare mothers’ and probationers’ homes, flyovers of curtilage and trespasses on property beyond it, surveillance of public movements, most compelled testing for drugs and alcohol, dog sniffs of cars and luggage, and rummaging through garbage. n1… View Article

US History (from 1865)

Hasia R Diner’s study of American Jewish life “The Jews of the United States” is both comprehensive and conspicuously devoid of subjective editorialization or overt personal commentary. Instead, the book recounts the key events in Jewish American history as well as describing the impact of these events on Jewish social customs, religious heritage, and the… View Article

Us Womens History

From the early time of our forefathers, American women were highly treasured on very few areas of live. They were of uniquely important especially in the provisions of enhancing procreation process. They were therefore considered to be sources of creative human life. Throughout the human life, African American women’s life in the states was miserable… View Article

History, Settlement

As a city, Anchorage did not develop until relatively recently in American history. In fact, it was not incorporated until 1923. People had been living in Anchorage for many years before this, however. Like most of America, the area around Anchorage, Alaska was first populated as a trading post, due to the coastal waterways surrounding… View Article

Diplomatic History

Operation Rolling Thunder refers to an intense onslaught carried out by the United States against the North Vietnamese in the period between 1965-1968. The rationale behind this attack was not clear, as even its chief architects believe it was not clear-cut. No one had put into consideration the political costs and loss of lives. President… View Article

US Foreign Policy History

Nixon’s Foreign Policy: Global Balance of Power Period: 7 Background Richard Nixon entered office in the midst of one of the gravest foreign policy crises in American history. The Cold War was at its height, hundreds of thousands of American troops were in Vietnam, and the views of society were split down the middle. With… View Article

The Roman and Aztec Empires

Any comparison of empires necessitates a definition of the term ‘empire’ itself, which is ‘a form of social and political organization that is larger than a state’ (Perkins, CD1 Track 4). As states generally have neighbors with which it interacts, collaboration and rivalry often translating into armed hostilities and warfare, seem inevitable. Conquest of neighboring… View Article

Environmental History

During the last ice age, around 13,500 years ago, a number of people from other continents came to North America to find food. They have been able to walk across the Bering Land Bridge from Siberia and Alaska. This was likely possible because during that period the sea level were lower that it is today…. View Article

English Settlement/Religious Tolerance

The early English settlers in the United States were driven to establish a new society in the New World mainly for freedom of religion. During the 17th century, many European separatists seek for a new land to establish a colony. They settled into the New World where they can practice their worships freely. The Pilgrims… View Article

The State of Kansas

Within the heartland of the United States of America lies a state that is a beacon of the Midwest cultural experience. Since its foundation as a state in 1861, this state has had profound impact on a plethora of issues within the typical American life. The state is Kansas and it is a testament of… View Article

Progressive Movement Era

Progressive Movement is defined as an effort to cure and prevent many of the ills of American society after significant industrial growth took place in the end of the 19th century. This movement promoted the idea that all people are equally capable of improving ills of society. Progressivism strongly rejected Social Darwinism. Moreover, the Movement… View Article

Progressive Movement

The period from 1890 to 1917 in the history of United States is known as Progressive era. This period is marked by an all-encompassing and intensive change in all spheres of American life viz. political, economic and social. According to Nevin and Commager, this period was “marked by revolt and reform in almost every department… View Article

Review of Universal History of Infamy

The word ‘Magical realism’ first introduced by Franz Roh, a German art critic, conjures up images of the fantastic and the profane in the minds of the reader transporting him into a world whose edges are as blurred as the characters or the situations the stories portray. The works of Jorge Luis Borges are characterised… View Article

United States Money History

Money is something societies have almost always had, whether it was in the form of trading, shells, or coins. Money is a currency of exchange, and exactly what is used as money doesn’t really matter, as long as the society agrees that it has value. In the United States, money has typically been coins made… View Article

American History

United States realized they could not fight both Japan and Germany at once. Thus it was decided to concentrate the bulk of their efforts on fighting Hitler in Europe, while maintaining a defensive position in the Pacific until Hitler was defeated. The American army’s first ground action was fighting alongside the British and Australian armies… View Article

United States History

The political, economic and social background of English colonialism during the period of 1603-1763 in North America envisions the great thought of European period of exploration because of its ever-forgotten influence in the New World. In early sixteenth century, many colonies were established in North America and among them the Southern and Central areas of… View Article

United States History

The guideline of the present paper is to discuss how Liberalism and American Dream have helped to create and to shape the history of the most powerful country of the world – United States. The concepts of liberalism and American dream represent political and ideological tendencies and their influence is seen throughout the American experience…. View Article

Great Famine

Buba – A boil that is caused by the Bubonic Plague, usually on the neck, armpit, or groin and causes excruciating pain. Flagellants- Group of people that whipped themselves to rid them of sins, in belief that Black Death was God’s punishment on humans for wickedness. Crecy-A city in Northern France 1346, English longbowmen scored… View Article

Salahuddin Ayubi

Salahuddin Ayubi (c. 1138 – March 4, 1193), better known in the Western world as Saladin, was a Kurdish Muslim, who became the first Sultan of Egypt and Syria, and founded the Ayyubid dynasty. He led Muslim and Arab opposition to the Franks and other European Crusaders in the Levant. At the height of his… View Article

Richard and the Battle of Bosworth

On 22nd August 1485, King Richard III lost the Battle of Bosworth to Henry Tudor. One of the main reasons for him losing was due to his unpopularity with the people and his nobles. Richard was disliked by many of his nobles because he gave power to nobles from the north, which he knew, annoying… View Article

Chinese History

The Tang dynasty came into existence after the collapsed of emperor Yangdi’s imperialist reign which unified China, and his death in the hands of his own trusted aid in 618 A. D. From the rubbles of rebellion and war against the emperor, a powerful General named Li Yuan; Duke of Tang and chief officer of… View Article

U S History in 1783 to 1870

America history has evolved over the years to be what it is today, recognized both in terms of its influence to the world economy and the politics in the world in general. This history is dated back to several thousand years ago where it is believed that the modern day inhabitants of the USA began… View Article

U.S. History

The United States of America has always been called the “land of the free”. It is one country that everyone, almost, would like to come and live at. They say that America is a country full of hope and fulfillment. Everyone wishes to fulfill the American dream. Nowadays, the United States of America is seen… View Article

History & stories of success

History is shaped by stories of success and failure in foreign policy. What we however fail, as the public, to really perceive is the cause behind the success or failure of an operation. The reason behind either situation lies in the investigative work thousands of agents, analysts and governmental officials conduct. Intelligence is a very… View Article

U.S History Review

It is important to study the history of the U. S because it helps us to learn about the people of America and even about American societies. It also helps us understand how these people or the societies usually behave. This is because history tends to base evidence on analyzing and contemplating about how societies… View Article

Louis XI of France

Machiavelli’s suggestion that a ruler should rule like both a lion and a fox is exemplified to very different degrees with the monarchs Isabella and Ferdinand of Spain, and Louis XI of France. Isabella and Ferdinand were strong, ferocious leaders who implemented local and state level authority impressively. They also cleverly established a guilded appearance… View Article

Madurai

Madurai has been a major settlement for two millennia and is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world with a recorded history from 3rd century BC. [3]Megasthenes visited Madurai during 3rd century BC, with the city referred as “Methora” in his accounts. [9] The view is contested by some scholars as they… View Article

East Asia History

East Asia, which covers about seventeen percent of land area of the Asia continent with China as the largest nation, began to perform as a significant factor in the world’s economy in this modern period. East Asia comprises of countries such as China, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan, including the non-independent states or political units such… View Article

World history

Constantine 1 was emperor of the Roman Empire from 306 A. D to 337 A. D (). During his tenure, there were major events that took place, which shaped the history of development of Christianity in the world. The purpose of this essay, as the topic reads, is to evaluate significance of the Constantine in… View Article