US History: Reconstruction

Quote of TRUTH: “We study history not to be clever in another time, but to be wise always” – Marcus Tullius Cicero   What was the reconstruction?: It is the rebuilding of the South after the Civil War. This time included dealing with former Confederates and newly freed slaves.  Defiance in the South: President Lincoln wanted to forgive Southerners. […]

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US HISTORY: U.S. Imperialism

Quote of TRUTH: “We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.   What is imperialism?: This is the country’s complete domination of the political, economic, and social life of another country. Basically, imperialism is this policy where a country would use diplomacy or military force […]

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US HISTORY: The United States Industrializes

Quote of TRUTH: “Those who do not industrialize become the hewers of wood and hawkers of water.” – Alexander Hamilton    – Vocabulary – INDUSTRY: an organized economic activity connected with the production, manufacture, or construction of a particular product or range of products INDUSTRIALIZATION: to introduce industry into (an area) on a large scale REVOLUTION: a dramatic change […]

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US HISTORY: US Foreign Policy

Quote of TRUTH: “Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.” – John F. Kennedy What is Foreign Policy?: “Foreign policy???” you may find yourself asking. I shall soon clear up the definition for you. Foreign policy is the “goals, values, and strategies that guide how a nation acts towards other nations”. Basically, nations have […]

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US HISTORY: The Creation of the Constitution

Quote of TRUTH: “We are here to create history. Not repeat it.” – Chantelle Renee   Oooooh constitution creation stuff, so cool.  Articles of Confederation: Okay, so, before the Constitution, we first had the Articles of Confederation. It was in 1777 when the Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and then later on ratified by the states […]

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US History: The Enlightenment (interesting stuff for sure)

Quote of AWESOMENESS: “History teaches us the mistakes we are going to make.” – Jean Bodin Heeeyyyy! So I guess we’re on a roll with these US History episodes huh. Awesome, am I right? Heh. Let us proceed. Vocabulary & Terminology Enlighten – to shed light on the truth, free from ignorance Truth – how things are […]

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