The Impact of the Renaissance Period on Physical Education:

This 5 page paper discusses the impact of the Renaissance period on physical education. Specifically, major renaissance happenings such as the black plague, the Spanish Inquisition, and the crusades are discussed in terms of their effect on physical education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Stress Theory And Coping With Stress

A 10 page paper that reports and describes Hans Selye's, the father or modern stress theory, ideas and explanations of stress, including physical and psychological responses to stressors. The writer includes the evolution of PTSD from its origins in the Civil War as Soldier's Heart and traumatic neurosis. Physiological and psychological responses to stress are discussed. The paper also offers suggestions for preventing stress and coping with stress. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Operation Enduring Freedom: A Just War vs. Pacifism

This 15 page paper considers the different arguments regarding operation enduring freedom. This paper outlines some of the existing arguments, including the belief that the current efforts of the United States in response to the September 11th attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon is defined by the necessity for a response to terrorism that can be defined as just acts of war.

An Evaluation of the American Response to Terrorism

This 8 page paper evaluates the military and criminal justice system responses. The paper concludes that the anti-terrorism response to the 9/11 was suitable but lingering legislation and the war are things which are no longer necessary. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Joan Of Arc: Trial And Association With The Hundred Years' War

9 pages in length. Considered to be one of the most influential women in the history of the world, Joan of Arc was not initially perceived as such during the period she was tried and convicted for witchcraft and heresy by being burned at the stake. Looking back on her life's contributions, it is clear to see that she was one of the first women to boldly and courageously stand up for what she believed was right, in spite of the fact that all around her who held the power construed her actions as being witchery, betrayal and unorthodox. It turns out that after the trial which ultimately took her life, none of this was the truth, but rather that Joan was a person who stood strong for that in which she believed, confident in her choices and willing to give completely of her existence in exchange for her stalwart virtue. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Washington's National Cathedral

A 6 page paper providing a brief history of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and then focusing on some of the special national events that have taken place there. The National Cathedral has provided the setting for prayer services for the country during World War II and following the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and it has been the site of the funerals of presidents and national heroes. It was the last pulpit appearance by Martin Luther King, Jr. before his assassination in 1968. It has provided a consecrated venue from which to appeal to God in response to events requiring secular response, and in so doing providing all Americans with a sense of hope and destiny that may not have been possible to attain in another setting. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Industrialization, Nationalism, Globalization and Technology, and The Differences in East and West

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in this transition. Links nationalism and differences in race and culture to current events such as the recent detainment of U.S. military personnel in Hainau, China. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Japan's Relationship With Korea

A 3 page paper discussing the oppressive rule Japan held over Korea during the Japanese occupation 1910-1945. Japan ruled Korea with little regard for the nominal constitution and with the intent of eradicating everything Korean, including the language, from the soul of the Korean people they ruled. Though powerless to overcome the Japanese, the Korean people developed a strong sense of nationalism in response to the occupation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

How the Native Americans Responded to Whites in Helen Hunt Jackson's Novel, "Ramona"

A 5 page paper which examines how Native Americans responded to Anglo whites in Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel, "Ramona," and evaluate whether or not their responses changed over time.

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.

The Renaissance of the Arab World:

This 3 page paper explores the Arab response to technology and science begining in the 19th century and continuing today. Furthermore, this paper highlights the ways in which the Arab world has struggled to integrate these Western concepts and ideals while maintaining its dedication to its own ideals and values as well. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Bush at War by Bob Woodward

This 3 page paper covers: Bush at War is an objective look at how the war in Afghanistan was planned by the Bush administration in the one hundred days after the September 11 attack. By collaborating with individuals involved and attending planning sessions with White House aids, cabinet members, staffers, military personnel, and the President, Woodward sets down how the response was planned. Analysis of Woodward's style and interpretation of faccts, along with cudos for Woodward's unbiased reporting methodology. Bibliography lists 1 source. jvBushWd.rtf

Native American Leadership and the Struggle to Preserve Political and Cultural Autonomy: Pontiac, Tecumseh and Handsome Lake

A 6 page overview of the different Native American approaches launched in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in response to white invasion into Indian lands. The author emphasizes the contrast which existed between these three great leaders. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Major Political Developments Since 1983

This 5 page paper considers the major political developments in the United States since 1983 and also the major international developments during this same period. This paper considers issues like NAFTA, the Persian Gulf War and the American response to the breakup of the Soviet Union and the implications both internally and for international affairs. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Some Causes and Effects of the Crusades

A 3 page paper discussing some of the causes and effects of the Crusades. History is filled with record of military conquests and in many cases the administration of tortures in the name of God. The Crusades was a collection of military invasions of Christian holy lands in response to Muslim assumption of control of those lands. Though the first Crusade was nearly 1,000 years ago, the effects of the Crusades are still recognizable today, particularly in religious intolerance. Bibliography lists 2 sources.