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America in the Eighteenth Century and Standing Army Support »

This 5 page report discusses the problems and controversy associated with the development of a standing army during America’s Revolutionary War. Many, if not most, of the Founders of the country wanted the United States to be defended by a small, professional military and a large people’s militia. It had already been proven in ...
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Developments in Medicine during the latter part of the Nineteenth Century »

This 4 page paper looks at the developments in medicine to come about during this period of time. The importance of germ theory is highlighted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Pride and Prejudice and Women's Rights in the Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper discusses and reviews Jane Austen's book, Pride and Prejudice for themes of women's rights. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century America and the Railroad's Economic Impact »

This 8 page paper discusses the history and development of railroads in America and their economic impact on American society. The advent of the railroad and the expansion of rail service across the country changed American business, politics, and economics. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Literature, Realism, and Romanticism »

A five page paper comparing and contrasting the literary movements of romanticism and realism. The paper gives a number of examples, and explains the social and cultural reasons each movement came into being. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Nineteenth Century European Urbanization »

A 7 page paper which discusses how various countries within Europe urbanized more rapidly than others. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Women in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen »

This 10 page paper chronicles how the changing women's roles in society is demonstrated in Jane Austen's 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice.
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Social Evolution During the Nineteenth Century »

This 9 page paper discusses the evolution of man. It talks about Charles Darwin, Lewis Henry Morgan, Edward Tylor and Herbert Spencer. Their theories and where they originated from. 11 sources are cited.
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Questions and Answers on Early Nineteenth Century English History (1800-1840) »

In four pages this paper answers five questions pertaining to English history from 1800 to 1840 and include Queen Caroline’s affaire and its impact on women, politics, and society; the Chartist movement objectives and participation of women; most important rapid changes in Great Britain during this time period; and classical ...
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Nineteenth Century Imperialism and the Global Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

An 8 page paper which examines the racial, ethnic and class problems that emerged as a result, considers how the problems were related, the key element of capitalist modernity and whether or not they are still being faced today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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21st Century Industrialization »

This 5 page paper looks at industrialization and gives advice to a nation that is embarking on such a task. Ideas are used from the historic industrial revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Medicine Developmental Motivation »

5 pages in length. The history of western medicine has provided for a more conventionally prescribed remedy to combat illness and disease, choosing more invasive surgical procedures and pharmaceutical drugs as its primary treatment options. With the discovery of such lifesaving drugs as penicillin, western medicine has long ...
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Nineteenth Century Romanticism and the Importance of William Shakespeare's Hamlet »

This 5 page report explores the idea that “Hamlet” was what literary critic Northrup Frye described as the “central and most significant play, because it dramatized a central preoccupation of the age of Romanticism: the conflict of consciousness and action...No other play has explored the paradoxes of action and thinking ...
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The Nineteenth Century Ghost Dance Era »

A 7 page investigation of this critical point in Native American and US history. This paper explores the differences that existed between the Native view of what was right and the white view. Bibliography lists sources.
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Germany of the Late Nineteenth Century »

An 8 page paper discussing the motivations underlying the unification of Germany and the emergence of the political mass market. Prime Minister Bismarck order full male suffrage for the first time in Saxony in 1866. Some historians maintain that the political mass market originated with that Saxony election; others ...
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Nineteenth Century Prejudices and Obstacles Against Women in the Workplace »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that women face considerable barriers in the professional realm, especially those women who have literary aspirations. Drawing from Woolf’s writing and that of Brigid Brophy, this report considers whether or not women are still “like animals in a modern zoo” who are held back by invisible bars. ...
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Nineteenth Century German Gymnastics »

A 7 page paper that describes the significant developments in competitive gymnastics in Germany during the 1800s. Of special consideration are the development of schooled gymnastics processes and the participation of Germany in the first Olympiad in 1896. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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British Rule in Nineteenth Century India »

This 4 page paper assesses both the adverse impacts of British rule and the more beneficial aspects. Examples provided include technological development, the opium trade, and mutiny. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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18th and 19th Century Equality and Liberty »

This 5 page paper assesses the tensions between liberty and equality as outlined in Hunt's The French Revolution and Human Rights and Mill's On Liberty. This paper considers whether the concepts of liberty and equality are compatible or incompatible as reflected upon by Hunt and Mill. Bibliography lists ...
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Femininity in Seventeenth and Nineteenth Century Art »

A 7 page review of two articles discussing femininity in art, Frima F. Hofrichter's “Judith Leyster's Proposition-Between Virtue and Vice” and Griselda Pollack's “Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity”. Discusses the differences in dealing with sexuality between artists and time periods in general and between women and men in particular. ...
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Progress Disenchantment During the 19th Century »

This 6 page paper examines progress, and the unhappiness with it. Several authors are discussed. Novels from the time period are used in the discussion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Important Developments 1950s Through the 1990s »

A 9 page paper delineating one particularly important development for each decade between the 1950s and the 1990s. School integration, the civil rights movement, the antiwar movement of the 1970s, and the dissolution of the USSR are discussed right alongside important technological developments in the 1980s. Bibliography lists ...
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America of the Eighteenth Century and the Monticello Home of Thomas Jefferson »

This 5 page report discusses Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, and the ways in which serves as a manifestation of the values of the society that produced it. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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21st Century Western Threat Represented by North Korea »

This 4 page paper looks at the threat that North Korea poses to the west. Several articles are examined which report on North Korea's position in respect to nuclear arms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Louis the Fourteenth Bureau Mazarin of the 18th Century »

A 5 page paper which examines how this writing table represents the reign of Louis XIV and the French Regence period. Specifically analyzed are the furniture piece’s points of form, function, construction and materials, paying particularly attention to how it reflects the society of the period, along with a ...
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History of Paris During the Late 18th to the Mid 19th Centuries »

This 5 page paper looks at the history of Paris during a tumultuous period through a time of growth for the city . The effects of events on the French people are discussed. Several events and periods are noted inclusive of the French Revolutions and other revolutions ...
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18th Century France's Revolution and Revolt »

This 3 page paper looks at events that led up to the French Revolution as well as the events of the revolution itself. The concepts of revolt and revolution are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Change and Continuity During the Sixteenth Through Eighteenth Centuries »

A 5 page paper which examines the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution as it involves change. The paper also discusses social classes and general tradition as it relates to social conditions in relationship to continuity. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Industrial Revolution's Impacts Upon the 18th Century »

(6 pp) When asking what does the Industrial Revolution represent for Western Civilization, the first thought is "machines." But this period in history influences all areas of society, wherever it was instituted. It has even been suggested that not since the process of sustained agriculture, has an ...
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Feudal System Erosion as a Result of the Eleventh Century's Urban Revolution »

This 5 page paper examines the impact of urbanization on the established system of feudalism in the Middle Ages. The Magna Carta, the growth of cities, the centralization of governmental power all led toward the ultimate collapse of feudalism. Bibliography lists six sources.
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US of the 20th Century and Industry »

This 4 page paper examines the history of capitalism in America as it relates to industry. Post-industrial revolution America is discussed. The design and management of the American corporation is a primary part of the paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Mexico's Revolution and the Impact of Race and Class Issues »

A 10 page paper discussing the issues of class and race that led to Mexico's independence from Spain. It appears that the only lasting change resulting from the revolution was that Mexico did gain its independence from Spain. Class and race divisions existed before, and they existed afterward ...
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The Media and Lincoln's Gettysburg Address »

13 pages discussing journalistic accounts of Lincoln's infamous Gettysburg address just after it was delivered. No Bibliography available.
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Frances Fitzgerald's "America Revised: History Schoolbooks In The Twentieth Century" »

4 pages in length. School history texts can sometimes read like a bestselling fictional novel under the guise of being authentic accounts. The reason that such discrepancies even exist in what is supposed to be a chronological compilation of what actually occurred in the past is, according to ...
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Civil Rights in the Late Nineteenth Century and the Abandonment of the Freed Men »

A 6 page research paper which discusses the Compromise of 1877. There was an incredibly close Presidential election in which the Democratic candidate, Tilden, won the popular vote, and the Republican candidate, Rutherford Hayes, won the electoral college. This threw the race into the House of Representatives to be decided. ...
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Nineteenth Century Slave Ownership »

A 12 page research paper that examines the life of the slave owner, looking at the way that plantations were run, the economics, and the life of women in this environment. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Late Nineteenth Century Labor Movement »

A 5 page research paper which examines how the history of the labor movement has been misrepresented in the media. The writer focuses on the Haymarket riot in Chicago which resulted from the nationwide strike in the 1880s to get an eight-hour workday as an example of the establishment forces ...
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19th Century Developments and the Relevance of Social Darwinism »

This 5 page paper looks at Darwinism and how it helps to explain slavery and colonialism during the 1800s. Social Darwinism as a concept is explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Growth of Northern Ireland's City of Belfast Industrial, Political, Religious and Social Factors »

This is a 10 page paper discussing Belfast in the 19th century. Belfast, in Northern Ireland, was very much unique in its industrial growth during the 19th century. In fact, from an industrial and prosperous standpoint, Belfast was more aligned with the economical features of the English cities of Manchester ...
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Comparative Analyis of Thomas Jefferson and Mark Twain's Hank Morgan in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court »

This is a 5 page paper comparing Thomas Jefferson and Hank Morgan’s goals and values. Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence and the bill which established religious freedom in the United States. In addition, he believed in the value of education for all and the separation of the Church ...
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Relevancy of the History of Civil Rights »

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 ...
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Civil Rights Movement and Its Origins »

A 16 page paper discussing whether the successes of the Civil Rights Movement originated with grass roots initiatives or arose through government intervention. The short answer is that it was local, grassroots efforts that brought the magnitude of the existing injustices to the attention of Washington in the 1960s. ...
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Life and Works of Nineteenth Century French Composer Cesar Franck »

This is a 9 page paper discussing composer Cesar Franck and his works. French composer Cesar Franck (1822-1890) born in Liege, Belgium was considered one of the most talented French composers of all time. While he was known initially for his organ music and playing, especially in the new church ...
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Post War of 1812 and Industrialism Growth »

5 pages in length. The growth of industrialism after the War of 1812 served to improve relations between the North and West, yet the South did not share in the same industrial growth as a result in the rise of sectionalism. The changing face of the United States ...
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A Three Part Historical Paper »

This 5 page paper is in three parts. The first half of the paper considers Europe at the end of the nineteenth century, the role of politics, economics and social background in the lead up the First World War. The second part of the paper considers what was revolutionary about ...
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Tocqueville/His Views of Blacks »

A 6 page essay that offer analysis and discussion of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America. In the chapter entitled, "The Present and Probable Future Condition of the Three Races that Inhabit the Territory of the United States," Tocqueville describes the relations between the three, "naturally distinct" races that inhabited ...
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Native American Culture and Way of Life Decimation »

A 4 page outline of the many injustices that were dealt the Native American peoples by those that invaded their lands. Many Native American groups have actually been wiped off the face of the earth by those that sought land, resources, and wealth in the Americas. Other Native ...
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Native Americans of the Pacific Northwest »

A 5 page paper discussing change in historical perspective regarding the fate of Native Americans in the Pacific Northwest, specifically the Kalapuya. History, of course, quite often chose to ignore any follow-up to the many treaties that were signed throughout the 19th century. The facts may have ceased ...
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Postwar Settlement Consequences in War And Peace in The Middle East A Concise History by Avi Shlaim »

5 pages in length. According to Avi Shlaim's "War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History," ignorance of human rights and a tendency toward political oppression were the consequences of the post-war settlement of 1918-1922, clearly reflecting the consequential elements of imperialism for American policy in the ...
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