Abandoning The Freed Men - Civil Rights In The Late 19th Century

A 6 page research paper which discusses the Compromise of 1877. There was an incredibly close Presidential election in which the Democratic candidate, Tilden, won the popular vote, and the Republican candidate, Rutherford Hayes, won the electoral college. This threw the race into the House of Representatives to be decided. The compromise which was worked out gave the election to the Republicans in exchange for concessions which effectively nullified the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments, and condemned Blacks to a subordinate role to whites which lasted till the time of the 1960s Civil Rights movement. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The History of Women’s Suffrage in the United States

This is a 3 page paper discussing the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement within the United States began in earnest in 1848. Reflecting the sentiments of women around the world, organizers of a national convention that year began the process to fight for the right to vote (suffrage) and enfranchisement (the end of slavery) for women. The suffrage movement had two organizations, the National Woman Suffrage Association (NWSA) headed by Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton and the American Women Suffrage Association (AWSA) organized by Lucy Stone and others. The two organizations merged in 1890 which was also the year which also saw women’s rights to vote gradually being accepted across many of the Western states. After a long struggle and witnessing the enfranchisement of women occurring in many other countries, the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote was finally passed in 1920. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

History of Voting Rights

This is a 5 page paper that discusses the history of voting rights in the United States with particular focus on the progress of civil rights and voting rights during the 1960s. The bibliography has 6 sources.

Native American Involvement and Effectiveness in the Treaty Making Process

A 7 page discussion of the degree of involvement of Native Americans in the drafting and implementation of treaties. Contends that even those groups who played the largest role in the treaty making process were essentially ineffective in terms of avoiding the final deleterious impact to the people and their land which so characterized Native verses non-Native interaction. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Success of the Women's Suffrage Movement

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Impacts of ICT in Modern Life

This 10 page paper discusses the following quote “Computing technology is the most powerful and most flexible technology ever devised. For this reason computing is changing everything “where and how we work, where and how we learn, shop, eat, vote, receive medical care, and spend free time, make war, make friends, make love”. The bibliography cites 19 sources.

Civil Rights Movement

This 3 page paper discusses the Civil Rights Movement, with emphasis on tactics used and the voting rights issue. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Women of the 1800's and Their Importance

This three-page-paper explores the women of the 1800's. The ability to vote, smoke in public and obtain higher educations are all explored. Bibliography lists one source.

James Meredith

This 5 page report discusses the young man who in 1962 found himself as the focal point of the civil rights movement when he became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss.' Four years later, he was gunned down while leading the 'March Against Fear,' an effort to encourage African Americans to vote. He has remained active in civil rights but his conservative views have alienated many. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Voting Rights Act of 1965

This 12 page paper discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the recent battle over extending its provisions. The extension was signed into law in August, 2007, with its controversial provisions intact. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965

A 3 page paper which examines and analyzes the need for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. bibliography lists 2 sources.

Narration of Process: French Manicure

A 3 page narration of process involving the French manicure. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

History Of Contemporary Issues in Washington, D.C.

A 6 page paper that focuses on transformation of neighborhoods through processes of gentrification and urban revitalization in D.C. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

"Naturalism" in Two Strindberg Plays.

(5 pp) In the he late 1880s Strindberg began to experiment with free verse and created the great dramas The Father (1887), Miss Julie (1888), and Creditors (1888). The Father vividly expresses Strindberg's view of the war between the sexes, in which he saw man as victimized by woman. Miss Julie is a psychological study of the seduction of an upper-class woman by an insensitive chauffeur. This discussion will look at the naturalism shown in both plays. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Impacts to Native Americans In The 16th & 17th Centuries

A 4 page overview of the different approaches to colonization of Spain and Portugal verses England, France, and Holland in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Describes differences in their interactions with Native Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.