Karl Marx vs. Edmund Burke on Human Nature

The subject is viewed through the eyes of Edmund Burke and Karl Marx in this 6 page paper. The ideas of these men are compared and contrasted. Subjects included in the discussion are religion, morality, man's work ethic, political ideology, communism, Hegelism and acceptance versus revolution. Examples in contemporary society are given to illustrate each theorist's view. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Native American Uniformity in an Ecological World View?: A Polemic Approach to Demonstrating or Refuting the Validity of a Popular Perception

A 15 page discussion of the popular perception that Native Americans exhibit a uniform ecological world view. Presents supporting and detracting arguments for this view. Notes first that the sheer diversity of Native American cultures and individuals would make it unlikely that such a uniformity in view exists. The author then points out demonstrated differences in the way that Native Americans interact with their environment as opposed to the way those of European backgrounds interact with theirs, differences which would appear to support the contention of a uniform ecological world view among Native Americans. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Native American Views On Custer

An 8 page paper analyzing the Native American view of Custer and the battle at Little Big Horn that they should have won. The analysis is based on their spiritual views on land preservation and how the preservation has been their spiritual duty for 20 million years. This is contrasted to the U.S. settler's views of autonomy on a new land, and the belief that they also received this land in exchange of developing the 'right' form of government. The Native American view concentrates on the vision as interpreted by Crazy Horse and the council of Chiefs of that time period. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Abraham Lincoln / The Man & His Presidency

In 5 pages, the writer discusses Abraham Lincoln. "Abraham Lincoln was able to shape the history of the African American. He is the very emblem against racial injustice and inequality. Most historical documents present him as the champion of the African Americans. His views in equality were able to transcend the race barrier. Lincoln set a precedence by emancipating the slaves." Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The American Revolution According To Bailyn & Woods

A 6 page paper discussing and comparing views of the American Revolution as portrayed by Bernard Bailyn in 'The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution' and Gordon Wood in 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution.' No additional sources cited.

The Victorian Era - Its Gender Rules and Roles

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in addition to historians’ postulates relative to the ultimate change. Although the “gendering” of culture in the late Victorian period has been recognized, much about the specific dynamics of these processes still remains to be explored and uncovered. Bibliography lists 7 sources. SNGender.doc

Wilfred Owen's 'Dulce Et Decorum est' vs. Yusef Komunyakaa's 'Facing It'

This 5 page essay compares and contrasts two poems written more than seventy years apart and that both speak to the futility and waste of war. The essay briefly addresses the tone, point of view, and subject matter, as well as proving the point that. No additional sources cited.

"The Communist Manifesto": Combination Of Political And Economic Themes

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which had previously adopted capitalism, as well as delving deep into his interpretation of important aspects of the concept of capitalism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Views on the Economy Compared (Bush, Kerry and Nader)

This 4 page paper examines the economic views of these three politicians. A hypothetical situation is examined. What would these three do if there were a depression in 2007? Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Little Bighorn

This 3 page essay considers how the battle of the Little Bighorn has been viewed and interpreted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Lincoln's Role in Emancipation

This 5 page essay relates to the debate as to whether or not Lincoln deserves the designation of the Great Emancipator. The writer relates the position of Stephen B. Oates, who argues that he does and also that of Vincent Harding, who presents the opposing view. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Nineteenth Century Ghost Dance Era

A 7 page investigation of this critical point in Native American and US history. This paper explores the differences that existed between the Native view of what was right and the white view. Bibliography lists sources.

Book Report on J. William T. Youngs’ “Eleanor Roosevelt: A Personal and Public Life”

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book and what it can teach about American political, economic and social spheres, and concludes by assessing how the book assists in shaping one’s view of American history. No additional sources are used.

The Family Concept

The family is explored as a concept from a sociological point of view in this 12 page paper. Included in the analysis is an in-depth discussion on varied definitions of the family which takes into consideration contemporary sociologists' views such as Stacey and Popenoe. A theme of this paper focuses on the changing family structure, inclusive of variations in the African American community. A discussion of the traditional nuclear family is replete throughout the paper. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Native American World View

A 5 page essay discussing the Native American society and conservatism. Issues discussed include world view orientation, impact of the Western traders and other influences on Native American world view and concluding remarks regarding the validity of the conservatism argument. No sources are listed.