Human Trafficking

This 9 page paper considers the statistics on human trafficking and the laws that have been enacted to address it in the US. The author argues that all forms of human trafficking should be punished equally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Minorities In Portland

This 5 page paper discusses the history of discrimination Portland, Oregon, which dates back to the mid-1800s. Not only were laws passed requiring segregation, the State's Constitution mandated discrimination against all minorities. Oregon was akin to the South in their treatment of all minorities. In 1991, the state's legislature created a day to acknowledge past racism. The different laws are discussed as is the Day of Acknowledgement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Prostitution / A Cross-Cultural History & Analysis

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. The role of law, societal opposition, and venereal disease is stressed with regard to prostitution in more recent times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Era of Enlightenment and Industrialization

This 6 page paper provides an overview of two periods in American history and reflects the impacts on America. This paper considers the influences of the Era of Englightenment and the Industrial Revolution on the history and progression of this country. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Dominican Republic, Its History and People

This 3 page research paper reports on the history of the Dominican Republic. The writer discusses the history of its settlement, its association with pirates, its language and the ethnic origins of its people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Civil Rights History & Its Relevancy

A 5 page research paper that sums up the state of racism in America during the Civil Rights movement and today. Presumably the United States is a pluralistic country made up many races and ethnic origins, wherein all citizens enjoy equal rights under the law. Conservative Republicans, arguing for the dismantling of Affirmative Action laws, argue that racism is a thing of the past and that such laws are not longer necessary or just. However, an examination of Black history and the history of the Civil Rights movement demonstrates the blatant, deeply-embedded institutionalized racism of the first-half of the twentieth century is still evident. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This 5 page paper discusses the drug trafficking between the US and South America and cites examples, evidence and data which show that the war on drugs is not winnable. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Hayden White's "The Content Of The Form; Narrative Discourse And Historical Representation" And Thomas Kuhn's "Structure Of Scientific Revolution" - Approach Comparison

5 pages in length. The writer compares approaches between the two authors by illustrating that when discussing the significance of this comparison, what it teaches, why anyone should care about it and what it tells about history, it is important to expound upon 1) the important role history plays in mankind's overall understanding of himself and how that understanding is sometimes based upon more of personal perception than accounts of reality and 2) how science has served to virtually reconstruct man's existence in every way. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Korean War and Implications for the US

This 3 page paper explores the history with North and South Korea and contends that that history demands our continued involvement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Abolitionism/There Was No Other Way

A 5 page essay that draws on Fergus M. Bordewich's Bound for Canaan, a history of the Underground Railroad, in order to argue on whether or not the abolition of slavery could have occurred without the abolitionist movement. The writer argues that it could not and that the abolitionist cause was justified in defying the laws of the era. No additional sources cited.

The History of Marijuana; Legal Status and Usage

This 5 page paper looks at the history and use of marijuana, also known as cannabis. The paper starts with the ancient world an its’ use for ritual purposes as well as food and cloth and traces the its position to the modern day and the laws which prohibit it allow its use. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

American Federal & State Citizen Equality From a Legal & Historical Perspective

A 16 page paper which analyzes the concept of equality and how it has been used by both the powerful as well as the powerless in promotion of their own interests. Specifically, the emphasis will be on the role of law in protecting and promoting equality throughout U.S. history and how it has changed along with the times. There are 13 federal and state cases footnoted within the text.

Commercial Banking

A 5 page paper that discuses the history of the commercial bank in the United States. The writer identifies some of the many laws that regulate banking, the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, mergers and the future trends in banking. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This paper examines the 1967 President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, the history of the commission and the impact of its recommendations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Literature as the Mirror of History

A 5 page research paper that argues that literature has always held up a mirror to history. Karl Marx contends in his writing that all of history is the history of class welfare. While this may or may not be true, depending on one's perspective, a more compelling argument can be made that literature has, throughout its history, provided a mirror for history. The writer discusses this premise using examples from Aristophanes, Beowulf and others. Bibliography lists 4 sources.