The Twentieth Century: A Time of Phenomenal Change

A 6 page outline on the societal changes which occurred during the Twentieth Century. Discusses some of the major events such as World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Coordinates the technological evolution experienced in this century with the societal changes which have occurred and outlines the impacts of advanced weaponry and the Internet in particular. Emphasizes the importance of the U.N. and the U.S. in world changes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Most Historically Significant Events of the Twentieth Century

A 7 page discussion of several of the most significant events of the twentieth century. Emphasizes that the twentieth century has quite possibly witnessed more changes in world politics than any other time in history. Provides a brief outline of four of these changes: the Berlin Airlift, the end of the Cold War, the end of the Soviet Union and the formation of the United Nations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The World Between 1870 and 1945

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind this change. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Major Events In U.S. History 1957-2002

A 5 page paper that outlines and briefly discusses some of the major events of the last 45 years in the United States and their impact on American life. Some of those events include the 2000 presidential election, the attack on America, Vietnam, Dr. King and the Civil Rights movement, the assassination of President Kennedy, Watergate, StarWars and many more. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Civil Rights Movement in American Democracy

6 pages. The Civil Rights Movement in American Democracy had a great impact on life in the 1950's and 1960's. Within this paper are discussed some of the main events of the movement, their importance, and who was involved. Some of the major organizations associated with the Civil Rights Movement are discussed as well as how it began and why. Discusses some of the final events of the outcome of the Civil Rights Movement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Abraham Lincoln - Personality Development

This 6 page paper begins by reporting and discussing events and experiences in Lincoln's childhood and early life and comments on certain events may have shaped his personality according to theorists. The next part of the paper discusses Lincoln's developmental level according to Maslow's hierarchy of needs and moral development according to Kohlberg. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A Comparison of Industrial and Pre-Industrial Society

This 3 page paper takes a look at the industrial revolution and how society has changed as a result. There is a focus on city life and how the people changed along with the landscape. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Industrial Revolution In Great Britain

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based and thus impacted even the smallest details of modern life. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Thomas S. Kuhn/Structure of Scientific Revolutions

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that science does not follow this pattern, but rather changes via scientific revolutions in which a new paradigm completely replaces an older one. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Manifest Destiny

This 6 page paper explores the concept and how the United States changed between 1812 and 1860 as a result. Ideology, as well as specific events, are discussed. The California gold rush is examined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Cold War: A Time of Instability

An 8 page discussion of the Cold War. Contends that this period was anything one of peace and security. Provides examples of the friction which existed between the United States and the Soviet Union, the events culminating in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the changing role of the U.S. in maintaining world peace, as well as other examples illustrating that indeed this was a vary unstable period. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Nineteenth Century Europe -- The Industrial Revolution, Nationalism, “Concert of Europe” and Changes in Intellectualism

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, everything was in the process of change. Political, economic, and technological events of great significance were shaping the thinking and development of the world. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Key American Events Leading to World Immersion

This 4 page paper identifies five key events unfolding between 1877 and 1945 that changed history and our role in world affairs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Wartime Readership: The Correlation Between Newspaper Circulation Figures and War

A 5 page discussion of the correlation between wartime events and newspaper circulation. Contends that there is an increased circulation associated with U.S. involvement in war but cautions that this increase may occur gradually over a period of months following the event. Questions whether it is newspapers and other form of the media which make the general public aware of and interested in an event such as an act of war in the first place, or whether it is the public's interest which inspires news coverage. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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.