Read Online or Download African-American History SparkCharts SparkNotes History and Social Sciences Series PDF
Best historical study & educational resources books
The United States has obvious a mess of modifications given that its very founding. This ebook examines the interval 1941-2001 in which time the nature of yank lifestyles replaced quickly, culminating within the shattering of the liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions within the parts of affluence, overseas coverage, the army, company procedure, racial family members, gender roles, sexual habit and attitudes, and disrespect for privateness are mentioned.
The revolutionary period, the interval within the usa among 1898 and 1917, used to be a time of serious social, political, and commercial switch. Following the Spanish-American struggle of 1898, an occasion that signaled the emergence of the USA as a superb strength, the rustic quickly used to be inquisitive about its first abroad guerrilla conflict, within the Philippines.
This ebook provides one of many first experiences of the Renaissance concept of sense of right and wrong, via studying theological manuals, criminal treatises, letters and different resources of the interval. Represents one of many few sleek reports exploring advancements in scholastic and Renaissance notions of sense of right and wrong Synthesizes literary, theological and old methods offers case stories from England and the Hispanic global that display shared traditions, suggestions, and conclusions concerning ethical uncertainty Sheds new gentle at the crises of judgment of right and wrong of standard humans, in addition to fashionable contributors equivalent to Thomas extra deals new examine at the methods functional theologians in England, Spain, and France participated in political debate and interacted with secular counsellors and princes
- Presence-Based Coaching: Cultivating Self-Generative Leaders Through Mind, Body, and Heart
- British Social Attitudes: The 26th Report (British Social Attitudes Survey series)
- The House of Intellect: How Intellect, the Prime Force in Western Civilization, is Being Destroyed by Our Culture in the Name of Art, Science and Philanthropy
- Troubled Geographies: A Spatial History of Religion and Society in Ireland
- Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860 (2 Volume Set)
Extra info for African-American History SparkCharts SparkNotes History and Social Sciences Series
I860—c. 1930 35 its military strategy on the concept that the country was 'a continental island', geographically shielded from any foreign attack. Accordingly, the navy, 'the aggressive arm of the nation', had received full attention, while the army barely subsisted. As late as 1897, General Schoefield asserted that the army should limit itself 'to act in support of naval operations'. American initial strategy was therefore based on the navy. By defeating the Spanish navy, blockading the island, and supplying the rebels, the USA would force the Spanish army in Cuba to surrender.
Commanded once more by General Martinez Campos, who had defeated the Cubans in the last conflict, Spanish troops built a series of fortified lines (trocbas) to protect each province and impede rebel movements. This tactic enabled the Cubans to take the offensive. On 22 October 1895, symbolically in Baragua, Maceo began his march to the west. Gomez awaited him with a small force in Las Villas. A general order had been given to the troops 'to burn and destroy everything that could provide income to the enemy'.
Two issues jeopardized the peace and sovereignty of the Republic in this period. One, the so-called 'Veterans question', was prompted by the permanence of Spanish or pro-Spanish elements in public positions which the veterans of the war for independence considered rightfully belonged to them. The agitation to expel these 'enemies' of Cuba became so threatening that American Secretary of State Philander Knox warned Gomez of the 'grave concern' of the United States. Opposition from many Cuban groups, fear of another American intervention, and some government concessions contributed to calm the veterans.