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The Monroe Doctrine. Library of Congress. Toward “Thorough, Accurate, and Reliable”: A History of the Foreign Relations of the United States Series. Facebook. Lesson 2 - Government. Lesson 2 Investigate events leading to the Constitution and analyze the compromises that led to the Constitution What is the Constitution?

Lesson 2 - Government

It's a document that our country uses that tells us how the government is to be run. How did it come to be? I'm glad you asked! To officially tell the King of England that they weren't going to be controlled anymore, the colonists wrote and signed theDeclaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. It was the Second Continental Congress that came up with the Declaration of Independence, and it was Thomas Jefferson (future president) who did the writing, but the other members of the Congress voted to send it to King George over in England. Denmark Crown Look at how kings work- A king has as much power as he wants, and he can do whatever he wants. The Second Continental Congress Now that the States had Constitutions, representatives met together to form a resolution for how the states would interact with each other.

Independence Hall Assignment 2 1. Hitler Archive - Adolf Hitler Biography in Pictures. 22 january 1933Adolf Hitler in Berlin at the grave of Horst Wessel in the Nikolaifriedhof 22 january 1933Adolf Hitler in Berlin at the ceremony for Horst Wessel in the Nikolaifriedhof with Joseph Goebbels and Prinz Auwi (the Kaiser’s son) 30 january 1933Adolf Hitler leaves Berlin's Hotel Kaiserhof after his appointment as chancellor 30 january 1933Adolf Hitler's cabinet just after being named chancellor of Germany 30 january 1933Adolf Hitler's cabinet in Berlin just after Adolf Hitler has been named chancellor 30 january 1933Hitler with Franz von Papen and Alfred Hugenberg in Berlin's chancellery.

Hitler Archive - Adolf Hitler Biography in Pictures


Weimar Republic documents. This collection of Weimar Republic documents and extracts was compiled by Alpha History authors.

Weimar Republic documents

The date given in parentheses is the date of the source, rather than the period or events the source describes. These sources are updated and expanded regularly. If you would like to suggest, request or contribute a Weimar Republic-related document, please contact Alpha History. Beginnings of the republic The Kaiser reflects on his abdication (1922)Socialists appeal to the people of Schleswig-Holstein (November 1918)Philipp Scheidemann proclaims the German republic (November 1918)Declaration to the German people by the new SPD government (November 1918)Hugo Preuss supports Weimar democracy (November 1918)‘The German republic shall thrive!’

Richard Overy. 1920s "Roaring Twenties" - USIICP/CPACoach Sullivan. Ronald Reagan Speech 'Tear Down this Wall' Chancellor Kohl, Governing Mayor Diepgen, ladies and gentlemen: Twenty-four years ago, President John F.

Ronald Reagan Speech 'Tear Down this Wall'

Kennedy visited Berlin, speaking to the people of this city and the world at the City Hall. Well, since then two other presidents have come, each in his turn, to Berlin. And today I, myself, make my second visit to your city. We come to Berlin, we American presidents, because it's our duty to speak, in this place, of freedom. But I must confess, we're drawn here by other things as well: by the feeling of history in this city, more than 500 years older than our own nation; by the beauty of the Grunewald and the Tiergarten; most of all, by your courage and determination. Best of History Web Sites. Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in seven charts. Image copyright Getty Images More than a million migrants and refugees crossed into Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggled to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people.

Migrant crisis: Migration to Europe explained in seven charts

The vast majority arrived by sea but some migrants have made their way over land, principally via Turkey and Albania. Winter has not stemmed the flow of people - with 135,711 people reaching Europe by sea since the start of 2016, according to the UNHCR. 1. Which countries are migrants from? The conflict in Syria continues to be by far the biggest driver of migration. 2.

Although not all of those arriving in Europe choose to claim asylum, many do. But far more people have arrived in the country - German officials said more than a million had been counted in Germany's "EASY" system for counting and distributing people before they make asylum claims. 3. This compares with 280,000 arrivals by land and sea for the whole of 2014. 4. 5. 6. 7. The Colonization of Africa. Between the 1870s and 1900, Africa faced European imperialist aggression, diplomatic pressures, military invasions, and eventual conquest and colonization.

The Colonization of Africa

At the same time, African societies put up various forms of resistance against the attempt to colonize their countries and impose foreign domination. By the early twentieth century, however, much of Africa, except Ethiopia and Liberia, had been colonized by European powers. The European imperialist push into Africa was motivated by three main factors, economic, political, and social.