The Evolution of American Literature from the Colonial Period to the Romantic Period

This 5 page paper traces the development of American literature from the religious and puritan themes of colonial sermons to the political writings of the revolutionary years and into the mature use of fiction to reflect reality rather then recreate it in the romantic period. Authors discussed in the paper include John Winthrop, Jonathan Edwards Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Edgar Allen Poe and Emily Dickinson. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

The Revolutionary War: People and Events

A 6 page paper which discusses people and events that lead to the Revolutionary War. The paper focuses on Samuel Adams and the various acts put into play by Great Britain. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Mythological Nature of World War II

A 4 page analysis of the book 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II,' by Michael C.C. Adams. The writer demonstrates how Adams explores and debunks the myths that Americans have insisted on associating with the 'last good war' - World War II. No additional sources cited.

English Colonists Perceptions and Beliefs as Applied to Native Americans

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal before God. Puritan proclamation and act, however, were two different things. In practice, race, class, and literacy were salient issues.

Capitalism, Human Nature and Culture

5 pages. In a letter to Thomas Jefferson in December of 1819, John Adams wrote, "Will you tell me how to prevent riches from becoming the effects of temperance and industry? Will you tell me how to prevent riches from producing luxury? Will you tell me how to prevent luxury from producing effeminacy, intoxication, extravagance, vice and folly?" (Adams PG). This interesting query by Adams put to the great Thomas Jefferson no doubt produced much deep thought on the part of both men and is the topic of this interesting paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln: A ‘Simple’ Hypothesis Reveals a Real Conspiracy

A 16 page paper which considers the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, proving it qualifies as a ‘real conspiracy,’ supported by a hypothesis that proves a simple conspiracy that began with a kidnapping plot but ended in murder featured John Wilkes Booth at the top of the hierarchy, with subordinates including the Surratts (John and Mary), Lewis T. Powell, Michael O’Laughlin, Samuel Arnold, David Herold, George Atzerodt, Dr. Samuel Mudd, and Edman Spangler. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Charles Adams on Lincoln’s Logic

This 3 page paper argues that although Adams may be correct in his assertion that Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was not strictly accurate historically, its value lies in the emotion it raised rather than the events it recited. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A History of Women's Suffrage

This 4 page paper traces the movement from Abigail Adams and her statement to the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Elizabeth Cady Stanton's role is duly noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Clinton White House

This 9 page paper provides an overview of Clinton’s administration and then goes on to compare it with that of Monroe’s, Jefferson’s and J.Q.Adams’s. Concepts of reconstruction, disjunction and articulation are examined. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Washington DC - Foggy Bottom & Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods / Change

A 24 page paper that provides an overview of the major representational aspects of both the Foggy Bottom and Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. in a comparison that evaluates the transformation since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Presidential Performance

An 8 page paper examining the decisions and consequences of U.S. presidents Woodrow Wilson, John Adams, James Polk, James Madison and Grover Cleveland. Common characteristics and differences are also observed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

A Comparison of Notable Past Presidents:

This 8 page paper compares and contrasts Ben Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. These men are examines through the eyes of assorted authors who are experts on these men. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The US Constitution and Political Factions

This 5 page paper examines the views of James Madison, John Adams and the founding fathers on the importance of Constitutional protection against political factions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Federalist Era: The Role of the President

This 3 page paper examines the presidencies of John Adams and George Washington. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

John Adams: His Life and Work

A 5 page paper which examines the life and work of John Adams. The paper discusses his role in the American Revolution and analyzes why he does not necessarily get the recognition he deserves. Bibliography lists 5 sources.