Philip Freneau / Patriot Poet

A 6 page paper discussing the life and works of the Revolutionary War poet who during his lifetime was considered the Father of American Poetry, but is now scarcely remembered at all. The paper analyzes why this is so, and concludes that Freneau's influence on other writers and political thinkers was greater than the originality of his work. Bibliography lists three sources.

The Scientific Revolution:

This 3 page paper outlines the contributions and achievements of Galilei, Kepler and Copernicus. Furthermore, this paper details the ways in which their scientific contributions altered the way man understood himself in the universe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Five American Thinkers and How They Employed the Declaration of Independence into Their Writings

In eight pages this paper examines the lasting influence of the Declaration of Independence and how five great American thinkers – Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Martin Luther King Jr. – employed it in their respective writings and speeches. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

Comparing Fanon & Foucault

A 5 page research paper which examines the similarities between two great French philosophers: Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault. The writer demonstrates, through an examination of Fanon's 'Black Skin, White Masks,' and Foucault's Madness in Civilization, that the two philosophers agreed on quite a few fundamental points concerning power and the marginalization of minority groups. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Galileo

8 pages in length. The writer discusses 8 separate points pertaining to Galileo's scientific contributions, including his trial, his views on religion and science, as well as the impact of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Galileo's Impact On The Scientific Revolution

4 pages in length. Galileo's misfortune of trial and condemnation transformed into the world's bequest when the Italian astronomer and mathematician's forthrightness set the stage for the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Relation Between Religion And Science In The Scientific Revolution

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how Copernicus and Galileo were condemned for asserting that anything could carry more weight than religious thought. That religion and science were at significant odds is certainly an understatement; it was only a matter of time before Copernicus' 1543 publication of On the Revolution of the Heavenly Orbs was stricken from public consumption due to society's fear and ignorance. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Scientific Revolution

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Europe, people began to see and understand the world in an entirely new way. The Scientific Revolution brought about the transformation of thought concerning the nature of the world and man's place within that world. This 11 page paper examines the roots of the scientific revolution and profiles four influential men: Galileo, Copernicus, Newton and Descartes. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Scientific Revolution

A 4 page discussion of the scientific revolution. Notes that this revolution was indeed a radical departure from the tried and true norms of the period. People simply began to regard the sciences differently. Not only was science the key to the answers, it was the key to happiness. If man could control the material world he could use it to satisfy his own desires and to satisfy and ensure the happiness of the generations which would follow. While great minds like Copernicus and Galileo were trying to make leaps forward, however, the Church was taking measures to keep society constrained to the mindsets that had been in place for generations. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

FROM HERE TO ECONOMY - AN ANALYSIS

This 4-page paper focuses on Buchholt'z "Here To Economy," and explores his ideas that the three greatest economic events were the industrial revolution, the Great Depression, and the information technology age. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

War, Social Upheaval, and the Legacies of Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt

An 11 page discussion of the many similarities which existed between Lincoln and Roosevelt in their handling of two of the most turbulent times in American history. The author asserts that while the presidencies of these two men were separated by some seventy years of history, Lincoln stood as an inspiration to Roosevelt. Many similarities are noted between the American Civil War and its aftermath and World War I and its aftermath. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

India And Pakistan: Issues That Have Increased Tension And Proliferation Of Nuclear Weapons

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as critical include history, culture and civilization. Is it possible to establish peace between these ever-warring countries, or are history's critical thinkers right when they said that mankind is destined to demolish its own existence? Bibliography lists 28 sources.

French Enlightenment: utopias

A twelve page paper which looks at the different views of Utopia which were proposed by various thinkers of the French Enlightenment, including Rousseau, Voltaire and de Graffigny.

Enlightenment Arguments for and against Separation of Church and State

This 6 page paper considers arguments by Enlightenment thinkers with regard to the separation of church and state, and how these arguments influenced Americans, particularly Thomas Jefferson. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The French Revolution

A 6 page paper that discusses times and events that influenced the beginning of the Revolution. The writer discusses the Age of Reason, Renaissances, major people during that time and events like the Reformation and publications of major thinkers. Certain terms had to be used and are underlined in the paper. Bibliography lists 15 sources.