The Impact of European Diseases on the Native American

A 10 page exploration of the impacts of European introduced disease on the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas. Examines both biological and cultural reasons for the susceptibility of the Native peoples to these diseases. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Gordon/Jacques Cartier

A 4 page article critique on an essay by Alan Gordon, which describes the shifting perception of Jacques Cartier in Canadian history and the role that this has played. No additional sources cited.

The Civil War: The Burning of Atlanta

An 8 page exploration of the reasons behind this critical wartime tactic. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Revolution: Examples from Chile and Haiti

A 6 page exploration of the 1973 Chilean revolution and the 1797 Haiti revolution. The author emphasizes that while both of these revolutions, in the short term, accomplished their original rational or purpose but both failed in the long term to progressively better the conditions for the people that launched them. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Myths Of August By Stewart L. Udall

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed as a result of atomic and nuclear testing. He also states that the reasons given for the bombings in Japan were lies. His theses are analyzed in terms of then and now. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Speaking Out: The Bonus Seekers, Textile Worker Strikes and Resistance to the Native American Reorganization Act

A 4 page exploration of these historical attempts by Americans to be heard. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Economic and Social Developments from the Age of Exploration Onwards

This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of social and economic developments from the 15th to 17th centuries. The Age of Exploration, as well as the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment are covered. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Native American Acculturation & How it Affects Educational Achievement

A 9 page exploration of cultural obstacles which face many Native Americans on their moving from the reservations into the dominant white culture and how these obstacles influence educational performance. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

An Analysis of Nancy Maclean's "Behind the Mask of Chivalry":

This 3 page paper is an exploration into Maclean's book which reveals the history of the KKK. This paper highlights the Klan's attitude on issues such as gender, race, religion and sexuality. Bibliography lists 1 source.

Thomas Jefferson's Influence on American Exploration

A 5 page paper discussing the influences and opportunities that existed in the early 1800s that allowed Thomas Jefferson to so greatly affect active exploration of much of the continent and so greatly contribute to increase in the body of knowledge of natural science. Jefferson was concerned that Americans have enough room to spread out and so avoid the crowded conditions of Europe, and Louisiana Purchase of 1803 provided that opportunity. Sending Lewis and Clark to find the Northwest Passage that all were certain surely existed, he charged the explorers with meticulously observing and recording all they saw, in addition to creating a detailed and accurate map. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

An Exploration of War Poetry Through the Ages:

This 5 page paper examins war poetry from various authors. Samples from poets are given from their works as well as an analysis of their works. Bibliography lists no sources.

Committee Of Public Safety / Danton's Significance

15 pages in length. Georges Jacques Danton had great significance in the French Revolution's Committee of Public Safety. His outstanding leadership afforded him the opportunity to lead his followers and influence opponents. Danton possessed many attributes that aided in his ability as leader, some of which were charismatic and forceful in nature and others that were physical and energetic. One major advantage he had over all other commanders of his time was his extraordinary talent for public speaking; this feature alone was, perhaps, the most crucial to his significance in the Committee of Public Safety. The writer discusses Danton's significance as it relates to the Committee of Public Safety. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Rousseau, Jefferson, Paine & The Enlightenment

A 4 page research paper that discusses these eighteenth century authors. During the eighteenth century, trends in politics, society and religion culminated in the philosophical movement known simply as the Enlightenment, which drew its name from the era’s emphasis on reason and rationality (Brians). Enlightenment philosophers subscribed to the belief that “the perfect society could be built on common sense and tolerance” (Brians). Examination of the writing of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine demonstrates the Enlightenment’s emphasis on reason and the idealistic concepts that this encompassed. 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.