Joseph Stalin / An Evaluation Of His Military Prowess

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such a significant role in ultimately defeating the Germans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Native American Mortuary Practices & Their Association with Culture

A 30 page overview of the various mortuary practices and grave goods often associated with Native American burials and the ability to determine an individual's culture and the societal organization of those who participated in the burial based on these practices and goods. Contrasts the burial practices of the Mandan and Sioux and provides information about the issue of repatriation and the importance of being able to demonstrate culture on the basis of burial information. Bibliography lists 16 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.

LINCOLN SAVINGS & LOAN: REASONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR FRAUD

This 3-page paper discusses fraudulent practices of Lincoln Savings & Loan. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Ongoing Civil War in the Sudan

This 4 page report discusses the civil war between the Muslim-led government against non-Muslim black rebels since Sudan gained independence in 1956. The government controls little territory in the southern part of the state and regional boundaries are drawn according to ethnic and historical battle lines. The southerners of the Sudan are dark-skinned Africans who practice Christianity and traditional animist religions while the northerners are richer and more numerous, practice Islam, speak Arabic, and control the central government in Khartoum. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

“Slavery in Georgia”

A paper which looks at the various factors which combined to initiate the acceptance and legalisation of slavery in Georgia, which was the last colony to adopt the practice. The paper considers the economic, political and religious elements which gave rise to acceptance of slavery by Georgians, and the way in which the moral and ethical issues involved were manipulated in order to provide a validation of the practice. Bibliography lists 4 sources

Stalin / USSR Agenda & The Korean War

A 12 page essay on the Stalinist Agenda, the history behind it, and its application to the Korean War, and particularly the 38th Parallel. The writer also addresses the United States' and United Nations' agendas along the same thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

America Should Stop Engaging in Wars

A 5 page essay/research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that argues against military engagement as a principal component of American foreign policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The End Of Slavery In Massachusetts

This 5 page paper discuses the event that acted as a catalyst to end slavery in this state. As one writer commented, because the North was free during the Civil War era, people have forgotten that slavery was practiced in the North early in American history. It was common European practice to enslave those one conquered but for the most part, Indians conquered were sent to the West Indies and traded for other slaves, who were returned to America. This essay provides a background and then, focuses on the Quock Walker case, credited with ending slavery in Massachusetts. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Israel Kibbutz: Communal Child Care Verses an Emphasis on the Nuclear Family

A 5 page comparison of child rearing practices. While the traditional Israel Kibbutz emphasized the importance of communal child rearing, in the modern kibbutz the Children’s House no longer exists. Children now live with their families and, consequently, their lives have evolved to center around the family rather than the community. It is a change which is related both to the experiences of the parents themselves as children in the old traditional children’s houses and to recent research findings that communal child rearing practices actually have a considerable propensity for resulting in adverse rather than positive impacts to the children it was designed to aid. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

History Of Child Rearing Practices

This 5 page paper provides an overview of child-rearing practices beginning in the 1800s. The 20th century was called the century of the child by the National Congress of Mothers in 1899. The writer reports the focus during that century was not on the child. The essay comments on changes in society and beliefs about children and childhood. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Native American Influences on Modern American Culture

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Slavery In The United States And Brazil

This 6 page paper offers a brief overview of slavery in these two countries, including when slavery began in each country, why it was practiced and how and when it ended. Brazil, who imported ten times the number of slaves in the U.S. was also the last country to abolish slavery. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARIES AND VIRGINIA’S WAY OF LIFE

This 7-page paper examines Sydnor's American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington’s Virginia, examines the theories behind democracy and aristoracy, and discusses if Virginia's political systems from the 18th and 19th centuries would work in today's political system.

The Philosophies of 'Herem' and 'Jihad'

This 9 page paper examines the practice and meanings of Herem and Jihad and their philosophies regarding war. Bibliography lists seven sources.