Liberty and Equality in the Late 18th and Early 19th Century

This 5 page paper assesses the tensions between liberty and equality as outlined in Hunt's The French Revolution and Human Rights and Mill's On Liberty. This paper considers whether the concepts of liberty and equality are compatible or incompatible as reflected upon by Hunt and Mill. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

"The Life of James Madison" by Gaillard Hunt

A 5 page paper which examines the book "The Life of James Madison" by Gaillard Hunt. The book is also discussed in comparison with another work which focuses on James Madison titled "If Men Were Angels James Madison and the Heartless Empire of Reason" by Richard K Matthews. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Confrontation in European History

A 5 page paper discussing several of the most dramatic moments in European history in regards to military involvement and revolution. The books used in this examination are “The Challenge of The West,” by Lynn Hunt, “Nineteenth-Century Europe,” by Jan Goldstein and John Boyer eds., “Death's Men,” by Denis Winter, and “Maus II,” by Art Speigelman. Events discussed include the Paris Commune, the Bolshevik Revolution, WWI, WWII, and the Cold War. In relationship to the driving force of European politics, as discussed, the decisive forces between 1848 and 1989 appear to be both socialism and nationalism, depending upon the particular event and time period. No additional sources cited.

The Impact of European Diseases on the Native American

A 10 page exploration of the impacts of European introduced disease on the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas. Examines both biological and cultural reasons for the susceptibility of the Native peoples to these diseases. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Thomas Jefferson and Slavery

This 3 page report discusses the great American, Thomas Jefferson, and the fact that he was a slaveowner. Ironically, Jefferson also claimed that the only reason that he was willing or able to "keep" slaves was because he feared that emancipation would ultimately lead to a race war. Nonetheless, his own lifestyle was dependent on his slave holdings and he wrote of the many reasons he found Africans to be inferior. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Reasons Why Certain Conflicts Could Not Be Contained

This 5 page paper looks at why the Bosnian Crisis of 1908-1909 and the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913 did not develop into a general European conflict. The reasons for World War I are noted and the conflicts listed are discussed in depth. The idea of an East versus West mentality is explored Bibliography lists 6 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.

The Cold War: Deleterious Impacts on European Security

A 7 page discussion of whether European Security has improved or deteriorated since the Cold War. The author points out that European security today is largely controlled by the United Nations, an entity controlled not by European powers but by the U.S. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Three Successive Centuries of Native American Alliances 1680-1812: The Pueblo Revolt, Pontiac's Rebellion, and Tecumseh's Movement

A 4 page outline of three of the most noteworthy Native American military alliances formed to resist the European subjugation they were expected to endure. Provides an outline of the reasons the alliances were formed and a brief encapsulation of the details and outcome of each. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

European Misperceptions and Stereotypes: Racism in Native American Society

A 5 page discussion of the reasons behind the racism which has existed in regard to Native Americans for the last five hundred years. Identifies Europeans misperceptions and stereotypes regarding Native American culture as being at the root of this racism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Differing Experiences Between Native Americans in the East and Those in the West Resulting From Contact with the Europeans

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of the Plains tribes from an agrarian lifestyle to the mounted hunters of the Plains, and their eventual confinement to the reservations. Identifies the root cause of the cultural experiences in the East and the West as European greed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Greed: The Underlying Motivation for European/Native American Interaction

A 5 page consideration of the motivations that characterized the early interactions between Native Americans and the Europeans that invaded their shores. European peoples not only took advantage of Native Americans but committed one atrocity after another in their attempts to prosper from them. The Native Americans, though initially deceived by the Europeans, quickly learned the lesson that these people were there only out of concern for their own gain. No sources are listed.

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.

How the Native Americans Responded to Whites in Helen Hunt Jackson's Novel, "Ramona"

A 5 page paper which examines how Native Americans responded to Anglo whites in Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel, "Ramona," and evaluate whether or not their responses changed over time.

Scott: The Logistics of War

This 3 page paper analyzes the book “The Logistics of War” by Beth Scott, Lt.Col. James C. Rainey and Capt. Andrew W. Hunt. Bibliography lists 1 source.