African Slave Trade / 3 Views

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three perspectives differ considerably in their basic premise. The writer discusses each while analyzing their similarities and differences. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Life of Frontiersman Davy Crockett

A 5 page paper which examines the life and legend of frontiersman-politician-adventurer Davy Crockett, and considers how different American history would have been, had there been no Battle of the Alamo. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Wisdom Of Yoda

The wit and wisdom of the character, Yoda, from the Star Wars trilogy is appropriate to many different situations and individuals. This 6 page essay is based on sayings that are credited to Yoda, but are appropriate to the understanding of more modern media representations, ancient tales of heroes and Chinese legends of note. No bibliography is included.

Washington Irving

5 pages in length. As one of America's most celebrated authors who is often called the father of the American short story, Washington Irving's illustrious career spanned a multitude of literary classifications including poetry, essays, travel writing, biography, columns and short stories. His two most famous works – The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle firmly etched in literary history – Irving endeavored to capture a complementary combination of fiction, fantasy and reality. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Worldview in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle

A 4 page paper which examines the author’s worldview as seen in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Wyatt Earp

This 7 page paper outlines the life and exploits of the famous lawman whose legend entertains us to this day. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Dominican Republic, Its History and People

This 3 page research paper reports on the history of the Dominican Republic. The writer discusses the history of its settlement, its association with pirates, its language and the ethnic origins of its people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A Positive Slope on the Demand Curve - A Marketing Assessment

A 5 page paper that critically assesses the argument that for some goods, the economics demand curve may exhibit a positive slope. Presented is an example using the current cola war between Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola and a shift in demand curve slope that could possibly occur were the equilibrium of this market disturbed. Also briefly discussed is the origin of this marketing assessment standard as introduced in Alfred Marshall's 1890 publication of Principles of Economics. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The American Revolution According To Bailyn & Woods

A 6 page paper discussing and comparing views of the American Revolution as portrayed by Bernard Bailyn in 'The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution' and Gordon Wood in 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution.' No additional sources cited.

Ku Klux Klan: Race And Law Perspectives

10 pages in length. To understand the Klan's motivation is to first comprehend their beginning. Having existed for several decades with beliefs of racial superiority, the Klan has come to represent everything wrong with society. It can be argued that all the ill will, strife and discord that occurs even in today's world can be attributed somewhat to the origins of racism. Without such intolerance, there would be no war; there would be no need to fight people for their land, their people or their existence. The writer discusses the origins and legal concerns in relation to the KKK. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The Power of the Star Wars Myth

This 5 page paper looks at Star Wars and the myth it contains. The origin of alien myths are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.


This 8 page paper discusses the history and origins of the feminist movement. Also discussed is the use of feminist rhetoric. The book Persuasion and Social Movements is used to explore the application by the women's rights movement of social rhetoric. Examples are given. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Great Lakes’ Fleets During the War of 1812

An 8 page paper which examines the making of the Lake Erie and Ontario Fleets, which were the origins of the war’s Great Lakes’ fleets. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Different Views of the American Revolution

This 5 page paper looks at the American Revolution from two points of view. Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution and Jameson's American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Stress Theory And Coping With Stress

A 10 page paper that reports and describes Hans Selye's, the father or modern stress theory, ideas and explanations of stress, including physical and psychological responses to stressors. The writer includes the evolution of PTSD from its origins in the Civil War as Soldier's Heart and traumatic neurosis. Physiological and psychological responses to stress are discussed. The paper also offers suggestions for preventing stress and coping with stress. Bibliography lists 9 sources.