Tag: American History

What I Learned Today 1/14/15

History: The American Empire Many politicians felt that they needed to concern themselves with other countries around the world to grow their market reach to get more money. War wasn’t an option, but happened in the mist of Cuban people revolting against Spain. The Usa’s government was not concerned with the citizens that rose against them, but the people who…

What I Learned Today 12/16 & 12/17/14

History: Revolutions Like the last chapter, people are unhappy. Some angry at taxes, but taxes just come from laws. Some rebels that used to revolt previosly did not join in on these new revolts. All of this started from farmers. When farmers stopped paying money for their land because of taxes, the government found that there was clearly room in…

What I Learned Today 12/12/14

History: In history, slavery was one cruelest human acts. American slavery was worse than the slavery of other countries. For example, slaves were burned, hanged, and mutilated in all sorts of ways. The main reason it happened is that they had a need for labor. In settlements, they couldn’t take Indians because they were more resistant than anyone else in…

What I Learned Today 12/10/14

Please note: A People's History of the United States is a 1980 non-fiction book by American historian and political scientist Howard Zinn. In the book, Zinn seeks to present American history through the eyes of the common people rather than political and economic elites. So, when you see Sage's chapter summaries, the history will be much different than the history…