Women’s Participation in Revolutionary Activities: A Look at Mary Jemison

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and their importance during the revolutionary era. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Victorian Era - Its Gender Rules and Roles

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in addition to historians’ postulates relative to the ultimate change. Although the “gendering” of culture in the late Victorian period has been recognized, much about the specific dynamics of these processes still remains to be explored and uncovered. Bibliography lists 7 sources. SNGender.doc

Two Versions of Indiana History: A Review of the August 1, 1997 Article by Lucy Hoyce Kamau in “History Today”

A 5 page critical literature review of “Out of Harmony” written by Lucy Hoyce Kamau. Discusses the author’s effective illustration that the “official” history of Posey County Indiana presented by the New Harmony Museum provides only a distorted view of the communal Harmonists and Owenists who occupied the area for a brief period of time in the early 1800s. Stresses that the role of the common farmer and other occupants of the area is more adequately presented in the folk history of the area. No other sources listed.

The Mexican-American War

A 5 page paper discussing the Mexican-American war. The war that Americans refer to as the Mexican-American war is referred to even today in Mexico as "the Mutilation." It played a significant role in leading the United States into civil war, and also gave new US commanders real battle experience to take into that war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Role of the President in Furthering civil Rights

In 5 pages, the author discusses the role of the president in furthering civil rights. Does the president have a role in furthering the civil rights of the people of America? Yes, although it is not a reactionary role in many instances, the president by the virtue of who he is, does have a role in the furthering of civil rights in many cases. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Gender Roles in Pueblo Culture

A 12 page paper discussing gender roles in the culture of the Pueblo Indians. The Pueblo Indians were actually made up of several tribes that inhabited the areas known as Arizona and New Mexico. The Zuni were the most prevalent and as such are the tribe focused on in the paper. An examination of men and women, and their roles, is presented, as well as a section discussing the berdache, which were people, traditionally men, who took on the roles of the opposite sex. Bibliography lists 25 sources.

Native American Roles and Values

A 5 page discussion of the changing roles and values in Native America. Distinguishes between the traditional roles of women, men, and children and the stereotypical views of these roles. Asserts that in many ways contemporary Native Americans are no different than "mainstream" America in terms of their roles and values. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Women's Changing Roles

This 8 page paper begins with the industrial revotluion and examines changes in women's roles. Family and work roles are highlighted. The paper evaluates how roles have changed, emphasizing the way in which they have stayed the same. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Democracy in an Industrial Society?

Democracy has existed as a form of governing organization in most societies, in one form or another, from the time that government has been necessary. The recent past has been defined by the evolution of industrialism. Democratic governance and capitalism have played a significant role in the development of the West. Eastern and Third World nations have traversed different paths; however, as the millennium nears, they too are joining the newest revolution and experiencing extreme changes. This 7 page paper argues that Democracy was a pertinent and appropriate choice for the pre-Industrial Revolution agrarian society. In order to be transferable to an urban society, however, it must evolve, just as society evolves. Democracy during the transition to industrial was pertinent but has lost viability and, will not be successful or useful in the new industrialization process of technology and globalization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Jane Austen's 'Pride & Prejudice' / Women In 19th Century Society

This 10 page paper chronicles how the changing women's roles in society is demonstrated in Jane Austen's 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice.

Kennewick Model For Reading Growth

A 5 page paper that describes the reforms in the Kennewick school district. The paper focuses on Washington Elementary school, the boards’ and superintendent’s roles in the change, and outcomes. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Age Of The Common Man

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. Indeed, one of the most critical aspects of this particular era was the fact that political reforms were designed as a means by which to place more power into hands of the common man; however, these designs were not without counter movements that attempted to impede such progress. Religion, too, played an integral role in the overall establishment of social shaping and reformation, as did the changing role of family and women's traditional place within the social structure. Additionally, the growth of immigration and the slave system had made their way to the forefront of American concern. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Thomas S. Kuhn/Structure of Scientific Revolutions

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that science does not follow this pattern, but rather changes via scientific revolutions in which a new paradigm completely replaces an older one. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Potential of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) to Replace the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV)

This 4 page paper looks at the potential of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) as a replacement for the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) for the US Army considering whether or not the higher cost will prevent the adoption of the new vehicles. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

MILITARY FORCES AND WAR ON TERROR

This 4-page paper discusses the role of the U.S. military in the war on terror. Bibliography lists 4 sources.