The French Economy

This 8 page paper (plus 1 page appendix) considers the economic position of France. The recent past as well as the success of financial predictions are used as a tool to look to the future of the this, the second largest economy in Europe. Other factors considered include membership of the single European currency; the Euro, public spending, unemployment, interest rates, cultural expectations as well as the economic base of the country. The paper includes two graphs and cites 8 sources.

After The American Revolution / Economic Trouble

A 15 page discussion of the economic impact of the American Revolution. The writer presents material regarding the structure of the various governmental entities, the issuance of a large variety of paper currency and debt documents which served as currency, and the plight of the American farmer. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Effects of the Asian Currency Crisis

This 8 page paper looks at the effects of the Asian currency crisis on the United States and possible action which could be taken to help the situation. The problem with the presence of nuclear weapons in the region is touched upon. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The First Use of Chemical Warfare - Gas Attack, Ypres, 1915

This 5 page report discusses a single battle, at Langemarck, near Ypres, on April 22, 1915, that changed the conduct of war forever. The introduction of chemical warfare created an entirely different military realm in terms of the scope and effectiveness of battle that was moving toward resolution (at best) and accelerated growth. By 1918, one in every four shells on the Western Front was a gas shell. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

War / The Insanity of Religious Dogma

A 9 page research paper on the effects of religious beliefs on the human mind. The writer posits that religious dogma leads to war, based on the conception of being 'chosen.' This human concept is drawn on the ideal that any single group within the human collection of 'God's children' is better than another. In fact, this only gives the warmongers an excuse to destroy humanity. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

History: Dominant Discourse, The "Self" And Vision Of Community

11 pages in length. The writer discusses how those in supposedly "minority" positions could be said to have used "dominant" discourse for their own purposes; the virtues and the problems involved in the American tendency to make the single "self" somehow representative for everybody else; and Lincoln's vision of community. Included in the discussion are views from Thomas Jefferson, Frederick Douglass, Cabeza de Vaca, Cherokee Memorials and the Federalist Papers. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

"Sorrow Of War," "Perfume Dreams" And "In Country" - Review

12 pages in length. Ninh's The Sorrow of War, Lam's Perfume Dreams and Mason's In Country are drawn together by the single thread of war, yet their unique perspectives take readers on three distinct journeys that cultivate entirely distinctive impressions. For a war whose perspective is typically that of a national component, the extent to which each of these three stories provides an unadulterated view of how the war impact one individual at a time serve to humanize the experience quite a bit more. No additional sources cited.

Leisure in the Late Nineteenth Century

A 6 page research paper that looks at the development of leisure in the late nineteenth century and how it resulted largely due to the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The writer discusses leisure activities that hinged on a technological innovation and also touches on the socioeconomic implications of increased leisure-time. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Yalta Conference and the Cold War

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

The Application of Title VII

This 5 page paper considers the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and assesses the implications in terms of a specific case scenario. This paper identifies the central issues of a case and considers the positions presented, providing a decision based on the facts and the statutory language of Title VII. Bibliography lists 1 sources.

The Endangered Species: Ivory from Elephants

5 pages. The African elephant is threatened with extinction and the trade in their ivory was forbidden in 1989 by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). There is still, however, a serious poaching problem because ivory remains to be a highly sought after product. The implications of this illegal trade and the demand for it is discussed along with the organizations and groups that are involved. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Sixth Amendment

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the rights under the 6th Amendment and considers the implications in regards to two different cases. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Trade War Between the U.S. and the European Union

This 2 page report discusses the 'trade war' that has evolved between the United States and the European Union and its political implications, as well as the concerns of those in the midst of it. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

IMPACT OF SLAVERY AND SLAVE TRADE ON WEST AFRICAN SOCIAL, POLITCAL, AND ECONOMIC HISTORY: FROM THE COMING OF THE WHITE MAN TO PRESENT

This 8 page paper discusses the impact on the African continent from the four centuries of slave trade and what the implications for the future may be. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

General Overview of the First Crusade

A 5 page paper provides a general overview of the first religious crusade, its origins and its implications. Bibliography lists 4 sources.