"Remember the Ladies!" Abigail Adams, Author.

(5pp) As the wife of the second president, and the mother of the sixth, Abigail Adams was in a historic "front-row seat" to record America's early times and political history. She did this through active correspondence, and has provided a valuable and often humorous insight into the times. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A History of Women's Suffrage

This 4 page paper traces the movement from Abigail Adams and her statement to the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Elizabeth Cady Stanton's role is duly noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Mythological Nature of World War II

A 4 page analysis of the book 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II,' by Michael C.C. Adams. The writer demonstrates how Adams explores and debunks the myths that Americans have insisted on associating with the 'last good war' - World War II. No additional sources cited.

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.

A Comparison of Notable Past Presidents:

This 8 page paper compares and contrasts Ben Franklin, George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, and James Madison. These men are examines through the eyes of assorted authors who are experts on these men. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Capitalism, Human Nature and Culture

5 pages. In a letter to Thomas Jefferson in December of 1819, John Adams wrote, "Will you tell me how to prevent riches from becoming the effects of temperance and industry? Will you tell me how to prevent riches from producing luxury? Will you tell me how to prevent luxury from producing effeminacy, intoxication, extravagance, vice and folly?" (Adams PG). This interesting query by Adams put to the great Thomas Jefferson no doubt produced much deep thought on the part of both men and is the topic of this interesting paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The Federalist Era: The Role of the President

This 3 page paper examines the presidencies of John Adams and George Washington. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

The US Constitution and Political Factions

This 5 page paper examines the views of James Madison, John Adams and the founding fathers on the importance of Constitutional protection against political factions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Revolutionary War: People and Events

A 6 page paper which discusses people and events that lead to the Revolutionary War. The paper focuses on Samuel Adams and the various acts put into play by Great Britain. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Charles Adams on Lincoln’s Logic

This 3 page paper argues that although Adams may be correct in his assertion that Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was not strictly accurate historically, its value lies in the emotion it raised rather than the events it recited. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Washington DC - Foggy Bottom & Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods / Change

A 24 page paper that provides an overview of the major representational aspects of both the Foggy Bottom and Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. in a comparison that evaluates the transformation since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

Presidential Performance

An 8 page paper examining the decisions and consequences of U.S. presidents Woodrow Wilson, John Adams, James Polk, James Madison and Grover Cleveland. Common characteristics and differences are also observed. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Clinton White House

This 9 page paper provides an overview of Clinton’s administration and then goes on to compare it with that of Monroe’s, Jefferson’s and J.Q.Adams’s. Concepts of reconstruction, disjunction and articulation are examined. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

John Adams: His Life and Work

A 5 page paper which examines the life and work of John Adams. The paper discusses his role in the American Revolution and analyzes why he does not necessarily get the recognition he deserves. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Weintraub/Forgotten War

A 4 page analysis of an article by Stanley Weintraub, "How to Remember the Forgotten War" (American Heritage, 2000), which concerns the historical evaluation that the Korean War was a draw. Weintraub argues that Korea was a victory due to the fact that the US achieved its goal to push North Korea back to the 38th parallel. Other reasons are discussed as well, but the writer feels that the article is insightful primarily because it emphasizes the human foibles, ideologies, and motivations that provided the context for the war. Bibliography lists 2 sources.