Impacts of the Industrial Revolution ( the eighteenth century - some really good years

(6 pp) When asking what does the Industrial Revolution represent for Western Civilization, the first thought is "machines." But this period in history influences all areas of society, wherever it was instituted. It has even been suggested that not since the process of sustained agriculture, has an event, or group of them, provided such a catalyst for western civilization. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The French Revolution and Napoleon

A 6 page paper which examines various issues relating to the French Revolution and Napoleon as seen in the texts “Civilization: Sources, Images And Interpretations” Vol.II, Since 1600 by Dennis Sherman and Seventh Edition, A History of Western Society, by McKay Hill Buckler. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.

The Scientific Revolution/A Societal Paradigm Change

A 5 page paper that analyzes the development of the Scientific Revolution and presents it as a pivotal point in the history of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Periods in History: Western Civilization

A 3 page paper which defines and examines Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, and Scientific Revolution as they influenced the development of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Western Civilization: History

A 14 page paper which discusses 5 different aspects of the history of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Crusades

A 4 page paper which examines the Crusades and discusses how it is the most important historical event influencing western civilization up till the 1500s. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Crusades

An 8 page discussion of the Crusades. Details exactly what the Crusades were and identifies their goal as gaining control of the Holy Land for Christians. Concludes that, while the Crusades were unsuccessful in accomplishing this goal, they had tremendous economic impacts upon Western civilization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Renaissance, the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution

A 5 page research paper that examine how these three periods of history reworked the nature of Western civilization and brought it from the Middle Ages into the modern era, by bringing about a totally different perspective on reality and instituting changes that are still evident in today's society and thought processes. Bibliography contains 4 sources.

Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages / Book Review

5 page review and discussion of the book 'The Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages,' by Robert S. Lopez. Book describes changes (mostly economic) during the Middle Ages and surrounding periods in Europe. Excellent for those studying courses relevant to the History of Western Civilization. No additional sources.

Paris, 18th Century/London, 19th Century

A 5 page research paper that examines Paris in the eighteenth century and London in the nineteenth. The writer argues that an examination of these two cities in these respective centuries shows that the situations in each case could not have existed elsewhere or else-when. In each case the contributions to Western civilization that arose from each city were unique and came about as the result of specific circumstances in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Western Civilization: A Very Brief Overview

A 5 page outline of several of the major events encompassed in Western Civilization. These extend from absolutism in Europe to the dissolution of the Cold War. The expansion of the world’s scientific knowledge, nationalism, revolution, industrialization are all identified as important factors in these events. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The French Revolution

This 5 page paper relies on the textbook on Western Civilization by Jackson J. Spielvogel to explore the traditions of restoration, reform and revolution that defined the French Revolution. It then gives a brief definition of both liberalism and nationalism as they pertained to the French Revolution. No additional sources are listed.

Motivation For The Development Of 19th Century Medicine

5 pages in length. The history of western medicine has provided for a more conventionally prescribed remedy to combat illness and disease, choosing more invasive surgical procedures and pharmaceutical drugs as its primary treatment options. With the discovery of such lifesaving drugs as penicillin, western medicine has long been the forerunner throughout the medical community. Indeed, the beneficial attributes in relation to such discoveries earned western medicine a stalwart reputation. The writer discusses that in light of this western influence, it might surprise some to learn that animal domestication was what ultimately brought about the development of 19th century medicine. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Haitian Revolution at the Close of the 18th Century

This 16 page report discusses the fact that revolution has been a key factor in the development of Haiti for over two hundred years. From the earliest days of European exploitation to the decade of the 1990s, Haiti has continuously faced the devastation brought about by a cycle of domination and revolution. From the 15th to the 17th century, Spanish explorers and “conquistadors” used Hispaniola (of which Haiti is the western part and the Dominican Republic is the eastern) as a "jumping-off point" for exploration of the Western Hemisphere. Haiti is the world's oldest black republic and, after the United States, the second-oldest republic in the Western Hemisphere Bibliography lists 7 sources.

"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.