The "Discovery" of America: Roots of Racism in Native American Society

A 3 page paper tracing the rampant racism which continues to target Native American people and culture to the concept of a European "discovery" of this continent. Emphasizes that although this continent and its people were very much in existence at the time of the supposed European "discovery" the mindset which was behind that concept has persisted and the result has been continued racism against Native Americans. Bibliography lists one source.

El Salvador/12 Years of Civil War

A 3 page research paper/essay that discusses the lingering effects of civil war on El Salvador, which includes entrenched poverty and a continuing climate of violence. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Pinochet and the Chilean Revolution

This 10 page paper discusses the revolution in Chile in 1973, in which army general Augusto Pinochet overthrew the elected President of Chile, Salvador Allende. Bibliography lists 6 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.

Dark History In Latin America

In 7 pages, the writer discusses the atrocities that have taken place in 2 Latin American countries [El Salvador & Argentina], and the impact of the Cold War on them. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The History of the Lutheran Church in America

A 6 page paper that explores the changes that the Lutheran Church has undergone since its introduction to America beginning in the 1600s. Discussed are the divisions and reunification that the Lutheran Church in America has experienced during the twentieth century and the differences that still remain between the traditional Lutheran Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Traditional Native America Problems in Acculturating

A 3 page delineation of five reasons that traditional Native Americans do not acculturate well into mainstream America. No sources are listed

Lystra's "Searching The Heart" - Analysis

4 pages in length. Lystra's "Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America" draws its influence from a long-standing misinterpretation of Victorian love and relationships as being covert and void of romantic undertones. The chronological scope of the nineteenth century provides for a more focused major emphasis upon the social aspects inherent to the romantic love Lystra found to be significantly more evident than what has long been understood of this era. Through the discovery of copious love letters, Lystra projects an overwhelming sense of devotion, affection and tenderness between couples who were not intimidated by social dictate to display their romantic love. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Motivation For The Development Of 19th Century Medicine

5 pages in length. The history of western medicine has provided for a more conventionally prescribed remedy to combat illness and disease, choosing more invasive surgical procedures and pharmaceutical drugs as its primary treatment options. With the discovery of such lifesaving drugs as penicillin, western medicine has long been the forerunner throughout the medical community. Indeed, the beneficial attributes in relation to such discoveries earned western medicine a stalwart reputation. The writer discusses that in light of this western influence, it might surprise some to learn that animal domestication was what ultimately brought about the development of 19th century medicine. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Poverty and the Nuclear Family Model

This 10 page paper provides an overview of poverty in America and the role played by the nuclear family. Several areas are explored. The paper concludes that the decline of the nuclear family in America is in part responsible for the proliferation of poverty. Other theories of poverty are explored including the Culture of Poverty thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Evolution of the Scientific Revolution

An 8 page outline of some of the major steps of the scientific revolution which spanned the Renaissance through the eighteenth century. The author explores the work of some of the most noteworthy scientists of all time but also points out that many discoveries can be attributed to novice hobbyists. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Cuba's Path to Independence

A 9 page paper tracing Cuba's history from Columbus' discovery to the present day, focusing on Castro's seizing of the government in 1959. The paper also discusses Che Guevara, an Argentine revolutionary that Castro met while both were in exile in Cuba. Guevara joined Castro's cause and served in Castro's government for several years before being executed by American-trained Bolivian soldiers in 1967. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Colonial America and the Possibilities

A 4 page paper which examines the settlement patterns of the colonists in America and then discusses whether or not America could have found a more peaceful separation from England. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Beings or Simply An Obstacle to Spain?

Native Americans in Colonial Latin America: Fellow Human A 5 page discussion of the Spanish view of Native Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America. Describes Native Americans as being only an obstacle to Spanish goals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Industrial Firm in Twentieth Century America

This 4 page paper examines the history of capitalism in America as it relates to industry. Post-industrial revolution America is discussed. The design and management of the American corporation is a primary part of the paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.