After President Kennedy was killed, a commission was established to examine the facts and issue a report. The commission's president was
The Supreme Court's Chief Justice was thought to be above any political sentiment toward the assassination and hence could evaluate the facts impartially.
The colonists rejected the Tea Act of 1773 despite the fact that it reduced the cost of East India tea because
The colonists understood that if they caved in and paid the levy to save money, Britain would have control over them the next time it demanded they pay a tax.
The social structure that developed in the colonies by 1750 was distinct from the social structure in Europe in that
Compared to Europe and England, there was more social mobility in the colonies because of how equalizing the environment seemed to be. More people were able to buy land thanks to the colonies' improved land supply. Large landowners made up the aristocratic elite, which was clearly identifiable. Indentured servants were in the lower class of colonial society but were higher than slaves; the clergy, aristocrats, and wealthy landowners made up the highest rungs of the social pyramid. Native Americans continued to be excluded from colonial society.
The Congress's ability to override the president's veto of a law
The Constitution serves as the source for all of this information.
Theodore Roosevelt classified a muckraker as someone who "sets his attention... solely on that which is nasty and debasing" in a speech from 1906. His remarks gave rise to the new term "muckrakers," which describes
In his metaphor, Roosevelt contrasted the real dirt in the stables with the metaphorical muck that reporters unearthed when they looked into scandals.
"Slavery now stands upright, clanking its chains on Kansas territory, encircled by a code of death, and destroying all beloved liberty." The person who said this was probably a (n)
The expansion of slavery into new states and territories was resisted by abolitionists.
The idea put out by Henry Clay to have Missouri become a slave state and Maine become a free state was known as
The matter that required compromise was Missouri's status as a slave/free state. Maine would not have permitted slavery.