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Shannon Diaz

I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London, and I teach English, Law, History and Maths, as well as general preparation for 7+, 8+, 11+ and Common Entrance.

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Asked by Richard

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What was the Ho Chi Minh Trail?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The Ho Chi Minh Trail was a series of trails, used by the North Vietnamese as a route for its troops to get into the South. The β€˜trail’ is about 1,0...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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Why did Han rulers create civil service examinations?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

China has always functioned better with a strong civil service, but after creating China by force, Han rulers had to look for new ways to select reg...Learn more

Asked by Terri

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What was Africa like before the slave trade?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Egypt was the first of many great African civilisations. It lasted thousands of years and achieved many magnificent and incredible things in the fie...Learn more

Asked by Max

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Did WWI have an impact on women suffrage?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

To fill the gap left by a generation of fighting men, more than a million women took the chance to join the workforce between 1914 and 1918. They wo...Learn more

Asked by Liam

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What was the Armenian Genocide?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

It was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of 1.5 million Armenians, mostly citizens within the Ottoman Empire. The starting date is c...Learn more

Asked by James

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How did the three day Battle of Gettysburg begin?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Two months prior to Gettysburg, Lee had dealt a stunning defeat to the Army of the Potomac at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He then made plans for a N...Learn more

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How did the United States support the Allies with economic aid while staying out of the fighting during WWII?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The Lend-Lease programme. It was an American program to defeat Germany, Japan and Italy by distributing food, oil, and material between 1941 and...Learn more

Asked by Liam

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The crittenden plan was ?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Crittenden Compromise. a series of constitutional amendments proposed in Congress in 1860 to serve as a compromise between proslavery and antislaver...Learn more

Asked by Liam

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What are the two houses of the legislature for the federal government?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The US Congress is made up of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives. They both have similar legislative powers.

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Where do most immigrants to the United States come from today?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

More than 1 million immigrants arrive in the U.S. each year. In 2016, the top country of origin for new immigrants coming into the U.S. was India, w...Learn more

Asked by Micheal

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What was "the shot heard around the world"?
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"The shot heard round the world" is a phrase referring to several historical incidents, particularly the opening of theΒ American Revolutionary WarΒ i...Learn more

Asked by Audrey

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Which Great Awakening preacher warned people that God would punish them if they did not change their ways?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

I think the preacher you're thinking about is Jonathan Edwards - he spoke these words in 1741

Asked by Tim

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Who was Catherine d'Medici?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Catherine de' Medici was born on April 13, 1519, in Florence, Italy. She was raised by nuns. At 14, she married King Henry II in 1533. He inherited ...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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How did the emigres influence France's Europe neighbors in revolutionary times?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

During the French revolution, much of the French nobility fled the country and became emigres in the courts of surrounding nations. They persuaded t...Learn more

Asked by James

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What slowed General Burgoyne and his army's journey toward Albany?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

They were alone with little supplies. In addition, there was a difficult terrain, shortage of troops, greater than expected opposition from Amer...Learn more

Asked by James

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Which three main candidates ran in the 1948 Presidential election?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Harry S. Truman [Democrat] Thomas E. Dewey [Republican] Strom Thurmond [Dixiecrat]

Asked by James

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Which of the following developments was directly responsible for the high literacy rates found in colonial American during the 18th century?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The increase in the printing press in those colonies.

Asked by Max

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Why was the Mexican-American War knows as "Mr. Polk's War"?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

He provoked it.

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What happened at Dien Bien Phu in 1954?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The siege occurred while the 1954 Geneva Conference was ironing out agreements between the major powers, including the future of Indochina. When Vie...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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Which black leader argued that African Americans needed to accommodate themselves to segregation?
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Booker T. Washington

Asked by Richard

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What is the name of the United States first constitution?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union was the first constitution of the United States. It was drafted by the Second Continental Congress...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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What is an indentured servant?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

An indentured servant or indentured laborer is an employee (indenturee) within a system of unfree labor who is bound by a signed or forced contract ...Learn more

Asked by Audrey

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What was Yamamoto's objective at Pearl Harbor?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

His objective was to destroy the entire US fleet at Pearl Harbor. The would leave the US without any weapons to fight with for a long period of time...Learn more

Asked by Audrey

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Who gave Israel the right to establish a country on the historical land of Palestine?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The Balfour Declaration in 1917 was the first time a public statement was issued by the British government during World War I announcing support for...Learn more

Asked by Max

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How did the cotton gin lead to a rise in slavery?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

earlier than the cotton gin, developing cotton was a destroy-even proposition at nice. separating cotton from its seed become usually performed with...Learn more

Asked by Liam

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Who invaded the Cherokee nation and forced the Cherokee to travel from Georgia to Oklahoma in 1838?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

By the mid-nineteenth century, there were by and large two kinds of Local Americans. Some Local American clans battled back against the Unified St...Learn more

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Why was the invention of penicillin so important in the context of WWII? What were some other advances in medicine that were important during the war?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Prior to the discovery of Penicillin, the survival rate of trauma injuries was comparatively low (but had been increasing since Lister discovered an...Learn more

Asked by Richard

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What was the most significant communications achievement during the Gilded Age?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

That would be Phones and daily paper chains Clarification: There is in excess of one response to this inquiry. The Plated Age kept going f...Learn more

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What steps did women take to win worker's rights?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

Exertions unions are groups or association of employees that were created particularly to defend their rights. ladies made many hard work unions in...Learn more

Asked by Liam

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What is blitzkrieg and how did the Germans use it to invade countries?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

A German expression for "lightning war," quick assault is a military strategy intended to make confusion among foe powers using versatile powers a...Learn more

Asked by Sarah

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How did England try to control trade with its American colonies?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

The idea was mercantilism. By taxes, route acts, and assessments Britain endeavored to corner all exchange with the American settlements. Clar...Learn more

Asked by Tim

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How did the small states get what they wanted in regard to representation in the new constitution?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

A compromise. The small states got what they wanted within the Senate and the huge states were given what they wanted inside the house of Representa...Learn more

Asked by Diana

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Was Kaiser Wilhelm 2 a good ruler?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

He was a fiasco. His inadequacy pulverized his realm. Conciliatory disappointment Bismarck left 2 bits of advice to his successors: - ...Learn more

Asked by Max

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What countries are responsible for the exploitation of Egyptian resources?
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I am an LSE graduate living in Central London

This is an extensive article about the Scramble for Africa, and the 6 oil-producing nations, of which Egypt is a member: https://www.theguardian.com...Learn more