History of "Living Wage" Movement

A 6 page research paper that investigates the history of the "living wage" movement. The writer presents the arguments, both pro and con, and concludes that the pro argument is the most valid. Additionally, the history of the current movement is given and related to the more extensive history of the minimum wage. Bibliography lists 5 sources.


This 6 page paper discusses the pros and cons of the Digital Revolution, especially as it pertains to the internet media. Deregulation is discussed as well as the impact on all areas of life. Predictions are made based on data from analysts in the field. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Non-Combatants & War

A 5 page essay that discusses what constitutes a just war. The writer argues that the Geneva Convention is correct and that there should be no direct attacks on non-combatants, as well as no indiscriminate attacks regions containing non-combatants. This position is discussed, including pro and con arguments. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

War Stimulates Economy

The costs of war almost always increase the budget deficit and spur a downturn in the economy. Short, well-run wars such as World War II and the first Gulf War, provide a springboard for economic growth after completion because budgeted capital, earmarked and just joining the war effort, is suddenly thrust back into the normal business sector. The unexpected upswing in capital to the business sector provides incentives and methods for salaries to be increased, increasing tax revenues as well as business revenues.... Pro/Con. jvStimwr.rtf

The Pros and Cons of the Confederate Flag

A 3 page paper which examines the pros and cons of the Confederate Flag. No sources cited.


This 7-page paper presents the pros and cons of nuclear power. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

The Industrial Revolution In Europe

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Causes & Effects Of Rapid Urbanization In 19th Century America

This 8 page paper discusses the causes of rapid urbanization during the last half of the 19th century, with an emphasis on the last decades of that century. The writer explains there were many factors contributing to the exploding population in cities, including industrialization and immigration. Comments regarding the factors involved in industrialization allow the connection to be made between urbanization and industrialization. Data regarding the population of cities, particularly New York and data regarding immigration are provided. The writer also discusses the consequences of urbanization, such as corruption, unsanitary living conditions and other effects. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Transferring All Detainees Captured In The "War On Terror" - Pro/Con

5 pages in length. Exploring two ethical theories – categorical imperativism and ethical egoism – helps one to gain a significantly better understanding as to why the Bush Administration should immediately transfer all detainees captured in the "War on Terror" to civilian detention centers and afford them with all of the due process rights that would pertain to them in the civilian judicial system but will most likely not do so. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Pros and Cons of the Cuban Revolution

This 4 page paper discusses some of the positives and negatives to come out of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Pros And Cons Of The Current War With Iraq

14 pages in length. Analyzing the pros and cons of any war requires one to understand the fundamental nature of coexistence upon a planet where far too many people believe it to be their inherent human rights to oppress and intimidate others. The situation with Iraq has most certainly been building in intensity for quite some time, with President Bush Sr. first having the opportunity to address the same issues that now faced his son's administration decades later. Being that nothing had changed for the better between these two presidencies, with clear indications that things had in fact become significantly worse, the decision to forcibly enact these necessary changes was a long overdue approach to many; to others, however, it only served to reinforce the overwhelming sense of Imperialism that they contend has enveloped America's White House. Bibliography lists 17 sources.

Prohibition: Pros and Cons

This 4 page paper discusses the issues on both sides of the prohibition controversy. It uses opinions of the time, not modern day. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Evaluating the Pros and Cons of Prohibition

This 4 page paper discusses the made in favor of prohibition as well as those against it, and in particular the events occurring in the years 1928-1935. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Southern Pro Slavery Argument

5 pages. This paper details the southern pro slavery argument and accounts for why it continued despite abolitionist criticism. Southerners increasingly defended slavery as a positive good rather than a necessary evil. Also looks at why southern pro emancipation sentiment declined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Theories Spawned by Industrialization

A 5 page research paper that argues that the Industrial Revolution, which reshaped the economies of Western European nations, brought wealth to many, but it also brought intense hardship to the average working person. Because of the hardships and inequalities of the nineteenth century, numerous theories arose in reaction to the new economic conditions created by industrialization. These theories sought to alleviate the problems of industrialization through alteration of the systems of government and also in the manner in which the economies was handled. The writer explores two of these theories: anarchism and Marxism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.