Gina Halabi

About Gina

To many nineteenth century Americans, the expansion of slavery into Western territories caused a great deal of controversy. Since the drafting of the Constitution in 1787, the North and the South had grown further apart in terms of economy, ideology, and society. The North, especially, was afraid that the South would force its “peculiar institution”… MORE

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Spurred by post-World War II spending, the United States experienced massive economic growth in the 1940s and 1950s that changed both the social structure of the nation and its culture. The United States had a per capita income of $1453 while citizens of Great Britain and France who were still reeling from the war earned… MORE

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During the 2012 presidential election, many Republicans argued that, despite his promises in the 2008 campaign, incumbent President Barrack Obama had been unable to improve the economy in the four years of his presidency. Democrats countered that Obama was unable to change anything with the conservative Republican majority in Congress rejecting all of his plans.… MORE

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