Slavery Through The Eyes Of Frederick Douglass

5 pages in length. Frederick Douglass' "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass : An American Slave" seeks to educate and, thus, advance society regarding the slave's plight through silent narration. The telling narrative encompasses the author's yearning to break free from prejudicial confines, with Douglass ultimately breaking free from his soundless approach to allow himself to speak as much more than the narrator. No additional sources cited.

Causes Of World War I & World War II

A 5 page paper that discusses the causes and events leading up to these two world wars. Historians do not agree as to the events leading up to the Great War but they do agree on the causes of the second world war. Some say the first war never really ended; it just took a break and then continued in what we call World War II. The major events that acted as catalysts for each of these wars are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Civil Rights Movement and Backlash:

13 pages. The Civil Rights Movement was a time of violence and unrest, and many African-Americans had to break the law in order to make themselves heard. This paper contends that all of this was correct and necessary action in order to accomplish what they did. The backlash that was involved in this is also made known. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A History and Overview of Alcatraz Penitentiary

This 11 page paper provides an overview of this historic institution. Details on how it was constructed and how secure it had been are included . Information on attempts to break out of this high security prison are also included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Japanese History & Senso

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Resource Wars

This 8-page paper reviews Michael Klare's book "Resource Wars," a work which discusses what the author sees as the upcoming wars that will break out as resources grow scarce. Bibliography lists 1 source.

An Analysis of Yugoslavia’s History: 1918 to 1991

This is an 8 page paper analyzing the history of Yugoslavia and its divisions of nation states and provinces within the years 1918 to 1991. After World War I, Yugoslavia was formed and over the course of the next 70 years underwent radical changes in its national borders. Up until the socialist republic in 1946, historical and national alliances had been divided only to be reunited again by the socialists. However, the nations did not get independence or international recognition until the break-up of Yugoslavia in 1991. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

“The History of the IRA”

A fourteen page paper which looks at the history of the Irish Republication Army, from its formation out of the Irish Volunteer Army in the early twentieth-century to its part in the peace negotiations of the 1990s. The paper considers the way in which the IRA’s strategies and organisation changed over the years, the role it played in the Northern Ireland civil rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s, and the political standpoint of the splinter groups which broke away from the official IRA in the latter part of the twentieth century. Bibliography lists 4 sources

Theoretical Questions in Historical Context

This 10 page paper is broken down into three sections, each answering questions posed by a student. Many topics are addressed with a focus on Karl Marx, his writings, and French society. Jean Paul Sartre and his ideas about historical materialism are discussed. Karl Marx's contributions, and those of other theorists are evaluated in the context of the history of France. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Tom Paine: Common Sense

This 5 page paper discusses Thomas Paine’s Revolutionary War pamphlet “Common Sense” with regard to what he says about reasons for breaking from Britain, and for keeping government simple. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Cold War Questions

A 5 page research paper that examines 4 questions pertaining to the Cold War. The questions cover issues that produced the war; where "hot" wars broke out and areas of the world in which the US and the USSR competed for loyalty; key events that affected the relations between the superpowers; and reforms instituted by Gorbachev and other causes of the end of the Cold War. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Alternatives to 19th Century Liberal Protestant Christologies

This 8- page paper discusses developments in Christology, and specifically how the work of Barth, Bultmann and Rahner broke from protestant Christology of the 19th century. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Kuhn's Postscript to 'Structure of Scientific Revolutions'

A ten page paper looking at the significance of Thomas Kuhn's 1969 postscript to his 1962 work, in terms of the way it expands and clarifies the misunderstandings inherent in the original work. The paper breaks the postscript down into its seven component subsections and analyzes the implications of each. No additional sources.

The Roaring Twenties

This 9 page paper presents an overview of life in America during the 1920s with an emphasis on prohibition and the boom economy. The paper is broken down into sections featuring those issues in response to questions posed by a student. The 1929 crash is discussed in detail as is the role of organized crime in prohibition days. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

An Analysis of the US Decision to Enter World War II

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. Bibliography lists 10 sources.