I'm doing an author's report on Thomas Hooker for my AP English 11 class. I understand why he's important and all, being the father of Democracy and founder of Connecticut, but I don't know how his...
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Which would be the least helpful for supporting interpretations about the lives of late nineteenth-century immigrants?
Which would be the least helpful for supporting interpretations about the lives of late nineteenth-century immigrants? A. a historical novel about working in the Chicago stockyards B...
Why did the Roanoke leader Wingina favor establishing a relationship with the English?
President Wilson asks Congress to approve the War against Germany Speaker: Woodrow Wilson Delivered On: 4/2/1917 Place: Washington DC Subject: Declaration of War, Addressing Congress Audio/Video Available: Description: Although Wilson spent the majority of his first... read more
Wilson's Fourteen Points Speaker: Woodrow Wilson Delivered On: 1/8/1918 Place: Washington DC Subject: Addressing Congress, Peace agreements. Audio/Video Available: Description: Wilson’s Fourteen Points included war aims as well as post-war guidelines, which stated that... read more
Woodrow Wilson Childhood Thomas Woodrow Wilson, known to much of the American public as simply Woodrow Wilson, was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia. He was the third child born to Joseph Ruggles Wilson and Jessie Janet Woodrow. His mother was from Carlisle, Cumberland, England, and his father’s side of the family came from Northern Ireland. Despite the fact that Wilson’s... read more
Lou Gehrig's Farewell to Baseball Speaker: Lou Gehrig Delivered On: 7/4/1939 Place: Yankee Stadium, New York Subject: Lou Gehrig's Disease, baseball Audio/Video Available: Description: On July 4, 1939, Yankee Stadium held the first Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day. They... read more
Lou Gehrig Birth and childhood Henry Louis (“Lou”) Gehrig was born on June 19, 1903, to Heinrich and Christina Gehrig. Son of German immigrants living in Manhattan’s East Harlem, Gehrig was the only one of four children to survive childhood. Gehrig’s mother supported the family financially, as Gehrig’s father was often sick and unable to work. Education and entrance into baseball When... read more
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Election to Presidency Before being elected 32nd president of the United States in 1932, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was serving his second term as governor of the state of New York. Because America found itself in the middle of the Great Depression, Roosevelt's primary goal was to restore a respectful sense of spirit in the people. He tried to encourage them... read more
History & Politics Out Loud: a searchable archive of politically significant audio materials - History Help
Famous Speeches Welcome to WyzAnt's Audio History section! Here, you can listen to famous speeches made by influential leaders of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. We're offering original audio tapes of how JFK dealt with the Cuban Missile Crisis. You can also hear Dr. Martin Luther King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Use these resources to bring history and politics... read more
History Lessons & Help Welcome to the WyzAnt History Help Section! This section features narrative histories and primary source audio files from important historical events. Check out some of the famous speeches below and let your favorite history tutor know if you have any questions. History and Politics Out Loud Bring history alive with primary source audio files... read more
explain why with specific details and examples
what is the 5th goverment
what is the 5th goverment
And what impact did it have on the US?