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American History

The Effects of the Great Awakening in America

April 26, 2020

The effects of the Great Awakening are seen throughout American history. The Awakening pioneered a new way for Americans to deal with nation-wide crises. Read on to see how a religious revival bore an effect so enormous. […]

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American History

The Leaders of the Great Awakening

April 26, 2020

The Great Awakening was first a religious, and later a political movement, which revived interest in religion in the English colonies in America. […]

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American History

Events That Led to the Great Awakening

April 26, 2020

The Salem witch hunt, the society’s disappointment in its leaders, and people’s refusal to bow down were all critical in shaping the movement that came to be known as the Great Awakening. But how did all these contradictory events relate and result in the same thing? […]

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American History

American Civil War: Commanders of the First Manassas

April 25, 2020

Even though the Commanders of the First Manassas or Bull Run were big names in American war history, the war started rather unprofessionally. Both sides had the same strategy. So, which side emerged victorious? […]

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American History

The Anaconda Plan of the American Civil War

April 25, 2020

With the threat of Civil War looming large, General Winfield Scott and other military figures around Lincoln developed an intricate strategy called the Anaconda Plan. The Northern people, however, did not want to wait that long. […]

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Ancient History

Sneferu’s Contribution to Egyptian Art

April 24, 2020

Sneferu was a multi-talented Pharaoh who set standards in different areas during his reign. What were his achievements that were followed by his predecessor in the coming centuries? […]

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Ancient History

The Origins of the Celtic Picts

April 22, 2020

At the time of the Roman invasion, Scotland was inhabited by various tribes, including the peoples who later became known as Picts. They did not rule ancient Scotland. They had to share northern Britain with many other groups. […]

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