• President Johnson and the Civil War
    Andrew Johnson assumed the Presidency on April 15th, 1865 following the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. The years following the end of the Civil War from 1865 through 1879 also included the Presidency of Ulysses S. Grand, the former Union Army General of the Potomac. The reconstructio
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  • The Reconstruction Era: President Johnson Versus the Radical Republicans
    THE RECONSTRUCTION ERA: PRESIDENT JOHNSON VERSUS THE RADICAL REPUBLICANS Abraham Lincoln issued the Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction as the Reconstruction plan in 1863, two years before the end of civil war. Lincoln proposed the Ten-Percent Plan with a provision requiring the ex-confed
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  • “President Discusses War on Terr
    Analysis on “President Discusses War on Terrorism” by President George W. Bush President George W. Bush’s speech on November 8, 2001 made a real big impact on America and its society. He addressed the speech to the Nation World Congress Center discussing War on Terrorism. This speech change
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  • Andrew Johnson the 17th President
    Background Andrew Johnson, the 17th president, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on December 29th, 1808. At the young age of three years old, Andrew's father. Jacob Johnson passed away while drowning in an attempt to save the life of Editor Henderson from the Raleigh Gazette in 1812. Andrew's
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  • President Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson the 36th president of our united states started life as a poor man in the small town of Johnson City, Texas. After High school he moved to California to work on a highway crew. He decided that there was an easier way to go through life so he moved back to Texas to attend Southwest
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  • Johnson During the War
    Johnson During the War The Vietnam War became a war the american people opposed, and many Americans believed that President Johnson should have pulled troops from Vietnam long before he did. But the video, LBJ Goes to War, showed how President Johnson was not able to easily make a...
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  • Lyndon Johnson
    Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson led the country for five years (1963-1968) after President John Fitzgerald Kennedy died of gunshot wounds on November 22, 1963. He formulated many policies and carried out many others that Kennedy could not finish. He faced many foreign problems as well, inc
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  • Civil War 7
    After the Civil War ended in 1865, the south was in total ruins. Houses were destroyed, crops were gone, and lives would never be the same again. It wouldn't be until years after the war that people would get their lives back on track. Whites in the south now hated the blacks and still think t
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  • Vietnam War - the Vietnam War
    The Vietnam War is truly one of the most unique wars ever fought by the Unites States of by any country. It was never officially declared a war (Knowll, 3). It had no official beginning nor an official end. It was fought over 10,000 miles away in a virtually unknown country. The enemy and the allies
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  • Vietnam War - the War We Should Have Won
    The Vietnam War is one of the most disgraceful periods in American history. Not only did the greatest superpower in the world get bested by an almost third-world nation, but we lost badly. Perhaps this war could have been won, or even prevented in the first place. The United States could have and sh
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  • Civil War - Gettysburg
    For five days Jackson had looked on Washington spread before him with the Dome of the Capitol in sight from his headquarters on the Georgetown Pike near 7th Street. Lee having recovered sufficiently from his wounds had resumed command of the army but had been summoned to Richmond by President Davis
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  • A War America Could Have Won
    North Vietnam was battling for ownership of South Vietnam, so they could be a unified communist nation. To prevent the domino effect and further spread of communism, the USA troops in 1965 went into action against the Viet Cong until 1975. Not only did the greatest superpower in the world get bested
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  • Vietnam: the Unwinnable War
    The Vietnam conflict began in the late 19th Century. France forcefully took ownership of the islands and made the Vietnamese islands a protectorate of France. The Viet Minh, or the League Of Independence was formed sometime around 1940. They were a group of people seeking independence from France. T
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  • Presidents Kennedy and Johnson
    Although President Kennedy wasn't in office for very long, his actions in and out of the whitehouse are legendary. When President Kennedy took the oath of office in 1960 he wasted no time in cleaning up America. Several bills were enacted in President Kennedy's tenor. A lot of the major ones had to
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  • Vietnam and Gulf War
    "No new taxes." This is a quote that most all of us remember from the 1992 presidential election. Along with it we remember that there were new taxes during that presidents term in office. There are a myriad of promises made and things done in a presidential election year that have questionable
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  • Andrew Johnson - a Short Analysis
    President Andrew Johnson lifted himself out of extreme poverty to become President of the United States. He was a man with little education who climbed the political ladder and held many different high offices. As a strict constitutionalist, Johnson believed in limiting the powers of the federal go
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  • Vietnam War
    Vietnam War Encarta Encyclopedia defines the Vietnam War as a military struggle fought in Vietnam from 1959 to 1975, involving the North Vietnamese and the National Liberation Front (NLF) in conflict with United States forces and the South Vietnamese army. The Vietnam War was the longest and mo
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  • Gold Rush and War
    A gold rush leads to war The American Civil War (1861-1865) and the Reconstruction period that followed were the bloodiest chapters of American history to date. Brother fought brother as the population was split along sectional lines. The issue of slavery divided the nation's people and the polit
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  • Unjust War
    The Vietnam conflict began in the late nineteenth century. The French conquered Vietnam and made it a protectorate. For nearly forty years, Vietnam had not experienced settled peace. The League for the Independence of Vietnam (Viet Minh) was formed in 1941, seeking independence from the French. O
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  • Civil War Reconstruction
    The period after the Civil War was a very difficult time in the United States' history. This time was known as the Reconstruction period and it was a very controversial time. There were many issues that had to be addressed such as what to do with the free blacks in the south and how states would b
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