Russia and Westernization

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Russian History

This 22- page paper is comprised of four shorter papers dealing with Russia. The first is a 17-page paper that traces the history of Russia from ancient rulers, through the Romanov dynasty, the Decembrist revolution, the revolution of 1905 and the Revolution of 1917. It discusses the Communist period, and the post-Communist period, and touches on economic problems today as well as ethnic conflicts. Bibliography lists 6 sources. The second paper, which is incorporated into the whole, is a 3-page essay describing some of Russia's cultural icons. Bibliography lists 1 source. The third paper, which is incorporated into the whole, is a 3-page essay describing Russian and Soviet geography. Bibliography lists 2 sources. The fourth paper, which is incorporated into the whole, is a 2-page essay describing Russian demographics. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost resulted in full-out war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

General George S. Patton

A 5 page paper that discusses Patton’s leadership style. General George S. Patton, Jr. was loved, hated, respected, and feared. Some people even thought he was crazy because he believed in reincarnation. He always saw himself as a warrior. He could be dictatorial and autocratic one minute and then use a system of rewards and punishments the next day. His leadership style must be identified as situational. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

France, Austria and Russia

A five page paper which looks at some elements of the history of Austria, France and Russia between 1815 and 1919, with particular reference to state terrorism as a means of controlling dissent.

The Warsaw Pact: A Vehicle for Russian Imperialism?

A 5 page discussion of the role of the 1955 Warsaw Pact in Russia's past and present imperialistic tendencies. Cautions that while the Warsaw Pact was dissolved with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russian imperialism continues to present many concerns to world order. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Strategies of the Axis Powers in World War II

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle of Midway, the Normandy Landings and the role of Mussolini in Italy’s military involvement. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Industrial Development In Russia / 1689 Through 1917

A 16 page paper discussing the industrial revolution in Russia throughout the rule of the Romanov dynasty. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Skocpol's States and Social Revolution

In 7 pages, the author reports on Theda Skocpol's States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China, and discusses what she perceives to be the question Skocpol is trying to answer, Skocpol's main argument, the theory Skocpol draws, how this answer was reached, the methods used in research, flaws with the argument or theory, and critical comments are given. No additional source cited.

The Success of the Russian Revolution in 1917

This 8 page paper looks at the uprising in 1905 and why the Russian autocracy prevailed as compared with the success of the revolution in 1917. Marxism in Russia is explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Rise of the West, Etc.

A 5 page research paper that relies on the text The Earth and Its Peoples by Bulliet, et al (1997) to discuss three areas of history. The first section of the paper concerns the "rise of the West," the next section relates European expansionism to the Atlantic slave trade, and the final section contrasts the revolutions in Latin America to the American Revolution. No additional sources cited.

Comparison of Presidential Leadership Styles

6 pages. While presidents may have technically the same type of job to do from one administration to the next, their leadership styles differ greatly. This paper focuses on the different leadership styles of Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Next Stage of Organizational Development

This 9 page paper looks at the way organizations evolve and develop over time. Looking at Griener’s article “Evolution and Revolution as Organizations Grow” the paper consider the new influences ion the organization and the way that this is likely to evolve, arguing that the next stage is likely to be a team based, fragmented structure, using theories such as those put forward by Zuboff and Handy The bibliography cites 11 sources.

Abraham Lincoln - Personality Development

This 6 page paper begins by reporting and discussing events and experiences in Lincoln's childhood and early life and comments on certain events may have shaped his personality according to theorists. The next part of the paper discusses Lincoln's developmental level according to Maslow's hierarchy of needs and moral development according to Kohlberg. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The History, Origins and Evolution of Man

A 7 page overview of the evolution of man from his earliest beginnings in Africa to the division of the Neanderthal and Homo erectus. The Homo erectus line eventually led to modern man, Homo sapiens. The author reviews the latest developments in evolutionary theory and encapsulates the steps which led to each of these developments. Bibliography lists 3 sources.