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.

Russia and Westernization

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

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 Success of the Women's Suffrage Movement

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Developments in Medicine during the latter part of the Nineteenth Century

This 4 page paper looks at the developments in medicine to come about during this period of time. The importance of germ theory is highlighted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Comparative Analysis of John Keats’ Poem ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ and Bob Dylan’s Song ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’

In three pages this paper compares Keats’ nineteenth century poem with Dylan’s twentieth century song. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

Women and the Advent of Unions

This 3 page paper examines unionism early in the twentieth century, and in the late nineteenth century. Problems experienced by women are highlighted. information on the Triangle Factory fire is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Battles of Culloden and Crysler's Farm Compared

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the two battles and compares certain factors. The thesis that the victories of the British really went to the weaknesses of the opposing side is supported. The Battle of Culloden takes place in eighteenth century England and The Battle of Crysler's Farm in nineteenth century Canada. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Historic Land Grants (Morill Acts) Made by the Federal Government

A 4 page paper on the grants of vacant land given by the U.S. Federal government to make improvements during the last half of the19th century. Included in the discussion is the first Morill Act which helped build up railroads from 1850 through 1871 and also the Second Morill Act (end of the nineteenth century) which helped enable the government to make similar grants to help better-establish universities. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Poetry Of Charles Baudelaire

An 8 page paper discussing this nineteenth-century French poet and his tremendous influence on the modernist tradition in the twentieth century. It discusses five poems of Baudelaire's poems in some depth, and offers an opinion on why he was so influential. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Romanticism, Realism, & Naturalism in French Literature

An 8 page paper looking at these important movements in late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century literature, with a special emphasis on their development in France. Five authors are discussed: Chateaubriand, Sand, Flaubert, de Maupassant, and Balzac. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Eliza and Marie in Uncle Tom's Cabin

This 4 page essay is on the characters of Eliza Harris and Marie St. Clare in Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin." The writer argues that Eliza, a slave, fits the nineteenth century societal ideal for women, while Marie, a plantation owner's wife, does not. Bibliography lists only the novel.

Gospel of Wealth/3 19th Century Perspectives

A 6 page essay that looks at the writing of 3 19th century authors. In the nineteenth century, the Industrial Revolution swept across Western society, bringing innumerable benefits. However, these benefits were not evenly distributed throughout all classes in society and changes also increased the disparity in wealth between the upper classes and the poor. Based on a doctrine of laissez-faire capitalism, the "robber barons" of the late nineteenth century lived in ostentatious wealth while the lives of common workers were considerably worse than they were in previous ages. The following synthesis essay examines the work of three social commentators from this era, Edward Bellamy, Henry D. Lloyd and Henry George. Each of these writers argues against the economic, political and moral implications of uncontrolled capitalism. No bibliography is offered.

Leisure in the Late Nineteenth Century

A 6 page research paper that looks at the development of leisure in the late nineteenth century and how it resulted largely due to the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The writer discusses leisure activities that hinged on a technological innovation and also touches on the socioeconomic implications of increased leisure-time. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Getz, Slavery and Reform in West Africa

This 5 page book review pertains to Slavery and Reform in West Africa: Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-century Senegal and the Gold Coast by Trevor Getz. The writer provides a comprehensive overview of the text that describes the author's main objectives, methodology and effectiveness. Only the primary source is cited.