Internal Migrations

This 5 page paper discusses two internal "migrations" in American history: the "Great Migration" to Chicago after World War I, and the government-forced assimilation of the Anishinaabe on the White Earth Reservation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

English Colonists Perceptions and Beliefs as Applied to Native Americans

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal before God. Puritan proclamation and act, however, were two different things. In practice, race, class, and literacy were salient issues.

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.

Modern City Planning: 19th Century

7 pages in length. The nineteenth century city was ripe for change. Not only was there a dire need to improve upon communication networks, building types and architectural styles, but there was also a growing presence that required new definitions of "publicness" and the establishment of new power structures. Clearly, these changes were not restricted to one community, state or country in particular, but rather this modernistic approach to city development was being felt all over the world. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Exploring 17th Century Puritan Colonization And 19th Century Reconstruction

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a dependent area or people" (Merriam-Webster, 1998, p. PG). Indeed, the struggle for racial equity has been an ongoing quest for centuries, making it one of the most important representations of colonial America next to the Puritans, with European colonization and the Black Codes two of the most critical components in the pursuit of emancipation. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Literature Before and After the Puritan Revolution

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature before and after the Puritan Revolution. Examples from Shakespeare and Milton are cited. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Puritan Indian Relationship

This 8 page paper consists of a 2 page essay and a 6 page address of 9 specific questions regarding Puritan and Native American relationships. Two primary sources are extensively utilized.

Iranians In The US and the Cold War Effect On That Relationship:

This five page-paper presents and in-depth discussion on why Iranians first began coming to the US and what historical event promoted their migration. Bibliography lists four sources.

Causes & Consequences of Native American Migration

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river and differences that existed between the governmental organization of Aztec and Inca. Concludes with a summary of the decimation Native Americans experienced upon contact with European cultures. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Two Historical Papers: The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant and the Presbyterian religions over the Church of England; and the second paper which discusses Puritanism and its contribution to the American colonies. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Intercultural Relationships in 'The Unredeemed Captive' by John Demos

This 10 page paper considers this factually based book which examines the relationship between the English, the French and the Native Americans in the early eighteenth century. This is undertaken through the story of the Williams family, following the story of Eunice Williams who chooses not to return when her family are released. The paper considers the relationship between the Native Americans and the French in their fragile alliance and the Puritan behaviour of John Williams concerning his daughter. The bibliography cites 1 source.

The Evolution of American Literature from the Colonial Period to the Romantic Period

This 5 page paper traces the development of American literature from the religious and puritan themes of colonial sermons to the political writings of the revolutionary years and into the mature use of fiction to reflect reality rather then recreate it in the romantic period. Authors discussed in the paper include John Winthrop, Jonathan Edwards Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Edgar Allen Poe and Emily Dickinson. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Reasons That I Serve My Country in the US Army

This 3 page paper emphasizes the privilege of being American, America’s role in maintaining world stability, and how our military exists not just to preserve America as it is but to make the world a better place. Bibliography lists 1 source.

David Lowenthal's "The Heritage Crusade And The Spoils Of History"

5 pages in length. David Lowenthal's primary objective in "The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History" is to illustrate the inherent separation, as well as the inextricable cohesion, of heritage, history and contemporary society. The author strives to enlighten his readers to the inadequacies of conventional thought pertaining to heritage, noting that while heritage is, indeed, interwoven with history, it is also reinvented throughout modern-day society by way of new icons, such as Disney World and other pertinent symbols of the twentieth century. No additional sources cited.

Early European/Native American Interactions: From Columbus to Cortez, and Aztec Impressions

A 4 page overview of the early interactions between Europeans and Native Americans. The author identifies the overriding goal of Spanish colonization as greed and relates the fact that that goal determined the manner the Spanish regarded and treated the indigenous inhabitants of the so-called "New World" as well as the way these people regarded the Spanish. Bibliography lists 2 sources.