The Leadership Styles Of Thomas Jefferson, Benito Mussolini & Frank Lloyd Wright

This 6 page paper examines the individual leadership styles of the democratic U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, the autocracy of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and the laissez-faire style of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Battle Of The Bulge

10 pages in length. Quickly losing ground and heading for defeat, Hitler realized that he had to come up with a military attack that would impede the Allied progress; as such, the Battle of the Bulge was waged with overwhelming fervor. This, the last major offensive by the German Army, was devised as a counterattack against the Allied invasion in Belgium’s Ardennes region. While there may have been little else for Hitler to construct due to America’s successful military infiltration, the Battle of the Bulge proved to render Germany even more vulnerable than before the all-out attack. The United States perspective of the Battle of the Bulge clearly recognized the desperation that compelled Hitler’s actions; it would be only a matter of time before his plan backfired. Indeed, American troops suffered losses, but the final outcome proved to ultimately sustain United States military interests. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Strategies of the Axis Powers in World War II

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle of Midway, the Normandy Landings and the role of Mussolini in Italy’s military involvement. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Emancipation Proclamation

An 8 page paper detailing many of the events that took place in the development of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Lincoln was not actually in favor of the federal government becoming involved in the abolishing of slavery. He had hopes that the individual states would make an effort on their own and this would eventually influence the South. After some time this was obviously not to become a reality and he was forced to take a more aggressive action. This action became concrete with the Emancipation Proclamation. Extensive bibliography included.

Sociopolitical Causes Of The Holocaust

This 6 page report provides a geopolitical analysis of pre-WWII Germany and the factors that led to the Holocaust. What were the factors that led to the mass consciousness bent on the annihilation of the Jewish people and Hitler's rise to power? Only the most brief overview of one of the most horrendous events in history can be contained in 6 pages.

A History Of Fascism In Germany

A 20 page paper that provides an overview of the development of fascism in Germany and focuses considerably on the impact that Hitler had on institutionalizing German fascism. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Germany During World War II

A 4 page paper. The "war" had existed within Germany since Hitler took power in 1933. The writer some of the internal environment between then and the official beginning of WWII. The paper reports the opposition within the country and within the government during the war. The paper ends with comments from the child of parents who were children themselves in Germany during the war. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Leadership: A Comparison of Notorious Leaders

This 10 page paper examines five leaders of the twentieth century: Adolf Hitler, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Chiang Kai-Shek. Leadership is examined in general. Ethics play a role in the analysis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Buchanan’s Churchill, Hitler and the “Unnecessary War”

A 3 page paper which examines elements of Patrick Buchanan’s book Churchill, Hitler and the “Unnecessary War.” No additionsl sources cited.

The Fall Of The Roman Republic

With the rumblings of war, Rome fortified its army with Italian allies into what ultimately became a war for plunder that lasted twenty-three years. Heavy losses of property and life did not deter the Romans' belief that they maintained a huge victory over Carthage. War thus became a means by which to enhance the city's appeal; it was by way of the First and Second Punic Wars that the Romans began to understand just how economically lucrative monarchy government can truly be. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Japan' s Involvement in World War II

A 7 page paper discussing Japans reasons for entering the war. It talks about why, and how Japan became involved, and why they weren't successful.

Slavery in Cape Colony, Prior To and After 1815

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 sources.

George Ritzer / McDonaldization of Society

A 6 page analysis of George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society. The writer demonstrates that this book provides an intriguing premise for analyzing certain trends in modern society. Ritzer sees the business philosophy of the fast food restaurant chain "McDonald's" becoming the standard modus operandi of almost every sphere of business. No additional sources cited.

Remember the Alamo! - How "Tejas" Became "Texas"

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of the Alamo. Bibliography lists 5 sources.