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Latin America and Female Travelers During the Nineteenth Century »

This 12 page paper looks at the experiences of women travelers in 19th Century Latin America. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Women's Right to Vote Movement Success »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. ...
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Early 20th Century Niagara African American Civil Rights Movement »

A 6 page informative paper which examines the inspirational African-American civil rights movement of the early twentieth century that was the forerunner of the NAACP. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Civil Rights Movement and Exodus Theme »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that the biblical story of Exodus serves as powerful example and ideal for the struggles of the 20th century Civil Rights Movement in America. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. understood that the use of Exodus as both a metaphor and a source of ...
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Culture, Identity, and Roots in the Writings of Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe »

This 4 page report discusses three of the most important writers of 19th century America and how each of them wrote in ways that represented the fundamental roots and cultural identity of the United States during their lifetimes. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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18th Century Paris Fire and Police Services »

This 7 page paper explores what existed during the time period in terms of police and fire services. Some information about what occurred as the nineteenth century began is also included. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nationalism, Conservatism, and Liberalism During the 19th Century »

This 4 page paper relates the changes that occured in the 'isms' of conservatism, liberalism and nationalism in the 19th century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Metacom of the Wampanoag: Changing Perceptions Over Time »

A 7 page discussion of how the view of this man and his war against the English colonist changed over time. Basing the discussion on the popular nineteenth century play “Metamora”, this paper contends that Americans had softened in many regards as to their perception of Native Americans. ...
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Women's Rights and the Impact of Technology »

This 4-page paper focuses on technology and women's rights, comparing the woman of the late 19th century, to the woman of today. The paper makes the argument that if it weren't for home economic technology (and that in the factories) that women's rights and suffrage never would have occured. Bibliography ...
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Overview of Marxist Historical Materialism Theory »

This 4 page paper delves into the concept and provides an overview of this Marxist theory. Contemporary views, and alterations of the nineteenth century theory, are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Diverse Views of the Latter Nineteenth Century Black Woman's Experience in Slave Women of the Fields and Charlotte Forten »

A 5 page overview of life as it was for slave women in the late latter nineteenth century. This paper contrasts those experiences with those of Charlotte Forten, a free black woman of relative privilege. The author contends that, although Forten was sympathetic to the black plight, her experiences are ...
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Nineteenth Century Authors James, Davis, and Twain »

A 7 page essay that contrasts and compares the writing styles of three brilliant American nineteenth century writers. The writer argues that examination of representative works from these authors demonstrates that Twain's intention is primarily humorous, as typified by his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," while ...
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Nineteenth Century Inventions »

A 14 page paper which examines the inventions of the 19th century, and also examines the importance of these inventions during the time period as well as in relationship to further technological developments that occurred in the future. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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“The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century” »

This 3 page paper summarises the main arguments and message of “The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism by Daniel Headrick in the Nineteenth Century”. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century City Planning »

7 pages in length. The nineteenth century city was ripe for change. Not only was there a dire need to improve upon communication networks, building types and architectural styles, but there was also a growing presence that required new definitions of "publicness" and the establishment of new power ...
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Nineteenth Century America »

A 7 page paper which examines the history of the United States in the 19th century and discusses whether the it was an isolationist or imperialist nation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Crises in the Constitution »

A 5 page paper which examines various Constitutional crises in the United States during the 18th and 19th century as seen through an examination of the amendments to the Constitution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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Nineteenth Century 'War' of Tecumseh »

This 5 page report discusses the 18th and early 19th century Shawnee leader who attempted to create a “pan-Indian” coalition that could work as a confederation of mutual support and defense in order to protect the lands and indigenous peoples against the white pioneers moving west across the Appalachian mountains. ...
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Nineteenth Century Italian Unification »

This 4-page paper discusses the unification of Italy during the 19th century, and the role of the revolutionaries Mazzini and Garibaldi and the Count Cavour in unification. Language is tutorial. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Economic Expansion of Central Europe During the Nineteenth Century and the Jews' Role »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that the19th century was a time of significant economic expansion throughout the world. What each of the many Central European nations had in common was the fact that the Jewish community in each country made a substantial contribution to the overall development of the national identity and successes. ...
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African American Imagery in the Nineteenth Century »

A 3 page paper which examines how the 19th century images of African Americans reflects their experiences. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Social Reform in Nineteenth Century India »

This 4 page paper discusses the relative benefits and negativities associated with the nineteenth century British colonization of India. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century American Racism and Alexis de Tocqueville »

This paper examines the comments about black people in the United States written by French politician Alexis de Tocqueville in his book, Democracy in America. The paper also compares how the 19th century words of de Toqueville are still true today. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Romanticist Edgar Allan Poe »

This paper examines the writings of Edgar Allan Poe and describes how his styles both matched and enhanced the 19th Century Romantic Movement of American Literature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Spain in the Nineteenth Century and Catholic Influences »

(10pp) The nineteenth century in Spain began with the enmeshment of Church and State and concluded with complete separation. This discussion will look at some of the convoluted historical steps that occurred in between. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Arab World Renaissance of the Nineteenth Century »

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 ...
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Nineteenth Century Liberal Protestant Christology Alternatives »

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.
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Death Theme in Poetry of the Early Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a number of works of 19th century poetry with a focus on the theme of death. This paper considers the works of William Bryant, Lydia Huntley Sigourney, Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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France at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing France at the turn of the 19th century. Topics include why the first republic did not succeed, the commands he was given, and how he ultimately became emperor in 1804. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Nineteenth Century Woman as Defined by Jane Austen »

In this 4 page paper, the novel Pride and Prejudice is used to define the domestic and social, real and perceived roles of women in the 19th century when marriage was often the only recourse to "success." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Social Relationships »

This 5 page paper discusses the nature of social relationships in the 19th century and references the autobiographies of two people of that era. This paper asserts that the social relationships of that era were negatively affected by race and gender. Bilbiography lists 2 sources.
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Workers of Nineteenth Century France »

This 5 page essay discusses the very different world of the working people of the 19th century in France. No additional sources cited.
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Wealth in the 19th Century »

A 4 page paper which examines attitudes towards wealth in the 19th century as seen through the figures of Andrew Carnegie, Horatio Alger, and Booker T. Washington. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century History, Europe, and the Norton Simon Museum »

A 5 page paper which examines art in the Norton Simon Museum and discusses it relevancy to 18th and 19th century history as it relates to Europe. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century American Identity Development »

This 6 page report discusses how the United States developed its own unique 'identity' in the 19th century. Change and establishment of that identity was found in issues relating to race and slavery, the development of the American political system, and the westward expansion of the country. Bibliography ...
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21st Century Transformation of the United States Army »

This 14 page paper considers the revolutionary way in which the US army is to be formed into a twenty-first century fighting machine, more responsive, lighter and embracing the use of technology. The paper outlines the plans, going on to consider the results of their implementation. Positive and negative aspects ...
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Mansfield Park by Jane Austen and Nineteenth Century Marriage »

This 5 page paper explores the factors that determine a good marriage from the 19th century woman's point of view. '… but everybody should marry as soon as they can do it to advantage.' Bibliography uses Jane Austen's Mansfield Park as its only source.
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Nineteenth Century Actors Edwin Forrest and Edwin Thomas Booth »

A 15 page paper which examines two actors from the 19th century. The actors are Edwin Thomas Booth and Edwin Forrest. The paper also compares and contrasts the two. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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France and American Art During the Revolution, Romantic Era and Nineteenth Century »

10 pages in length. The inherent elegance and creativity that French artisans have bestowed upon the world has been quite influential to myriad painters and sculptors from across the globe, but perhaps the most significant impact of France's unique artistry has been upon American craftsman who – during the ...
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Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates by Peter Ward Fay »

This 5 page paper is a critique of the book Opium War, 1840-1842: Barbarians in the Celestial Empire in the Early Part of the Nineteenth Century and the War by Which They Forced Her Gates by Peter Ward Fay, looking at the content as well as the general approach, underlying ...
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Black Rights »

This 3 page paper reviews key changes in black rights during the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century U.S. Labor »

A 3 page paper which examines the nature of labor in the 19th century in the United States. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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The Cherokee and the Trail of Tears »

A 4 page discussion of the injustices inflicted during the early nineteenth century to the Cherokee people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Trade Unions, etc. »

An 8 page research paper that answers four questions pertaining to economic conditions in Europe in the nineteenth century. Topics explored are the relationship between union and socialism; difference between liberalism and conservatism; causes behind imperialism and causes and effects of population expansion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Secession and Issues of Slavery »

This 4-page paper focuses on the relevant issues that eventually led to the secession of the Southern states from the Union in the 19th century, as well as the development of the Confederate states and a Confederate constitution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Walker v. Brown, 1862 »

A 4 page summation of Walker v. Brown, a nineteenth century case that concerns a breach of contract and whether or not a party is obliged to pay for work done when the contract does not specifically mention that party. The writer summarizes the facts of the case, procedural history, ...
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Flaubert/Emma Bovary »

A 4 page essay that discusses the causes for Emma Bovary’s unhappy life and eventually suicide. These causes include Emma’s convent education and her passion for Romance novels, which is a habit she continued into adulthood. Also in childhood, the death of her mother and the occupation of her father ...
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Mexican Identity and the Significance of Porfirio Diaz »

This 5 page paper examines identity issues of Mexicans and the role played by this nineteenth century leader. The industrial revolution is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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U.S. Era of Free Banking »

This 2.5-page paper examines the free banking era in the U.S. during the 19th century and discusses the concept of "wildcat banking," as well as distributional and exchange effects on banknotes. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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