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History and Importance of the Nile River »

This 5 page paper discusses the Nile river, it's history and it's importance. Furthermore, this paper examines hoe the Nile river influenced nearly every aspect of ancient civilization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Comparison of Structure of Scientific Revolution by Thomas Kuhn and The Content Of The Form Narrative Discourse And Historical Representation by Hayden White »

5 pages in length. The writer compares approaches between the two authors by illustrating that when discussing the significance of this comparison, what it teaches, why anyone should care about it and what it tells about history, it is important to expound upon 1) the important role history plays ...
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Spanish and English Approaches to Colonial Slavery »

An eight page comparison of English and Spanish colonization of the Americas. Identifies the geographic range of each and the differences between the two countries in regard to issues like dealing with Native Americans, indentured servitude and slavery. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Adams Morgan and Foggy Bottom Neighborhoods of Washington D.C. »

A 24 page paper that provides an overview of the major representational aspects of both the Foggy Bottom and Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. in a comparison that evaluates the transformation since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Cherokee and Appalachian Native American Cultures »

A 9 page comparison of these sometimes diverse yet sometimes astonishingly similar cultures. The author of this paper defines the geographic range encompassed by the Appalachians and the unique peoples who presently live there. The author notes that this range was once the homelands of the Cherokee Indians. ...
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Migration of Native Americans Causes and Consequences »

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river ...
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The Battle Of Nomanhan »

This 5 page research paper examines the 1939 Battle of Nomanhan border dispute between the Soviet and Japanese armies. Specifically discussed are the causes of the underlying causes of the battle, what took place, and its impact. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Oratorical Comparisons of Frederick Douglass and Thomas Jefferson »

A 5 page comparison between the oratorical capabilities of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass. Each of their relevant accomplishments and overall influence are examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Two Canadian Historical Writings Compared »

This is an 8 page paper comparing two different articles by Canadian historians on the Seven Years’ War. Two articles by Canadian historians Peter MacLeod (The University of Ottawa) and Ian Steele (The University of Western Ontario) give two different perspectives on the Seven Years’ War in United States and ...
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George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society »

The theory is explored by a look at George Ritzer's book The McDonaldization of Society in this 5 page paper. Related notions are discussed and many illustrations are used, including Wal Mart's attack on Sheryl Crow's CD. Also included is a comparison of the phenomenon to Marxist concepts.
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Comparing Two Articles Regarding Africa and the AIDS Epidemic »

5 pages in length. Educating the public on AIDS prevention is a difficult objective under the best of circumstances; finally having the cooperation of mass media as a strategy of control makes achieving that goal almost effortless, inasmuch as media sources have the power to educate the masses when ...
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Ballistic and Nuclear Missiles Compared »

5 pages. In a comparison of the national and international efforts to control the proliferation of the two types of military capabilities in the form of nuclear and ballistic missiles, there are several points that will be covered. Discussion is covered over the greatest challenges to control these two types of military capabilities in ...
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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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Private and Public Lives of Lyndon Johnson »

An 8 page paper discussing both the personal and public life of Lyndon Johnson. Johnson was a unique man with many manly qualities, sometimes the worst of those qualities in appearance. He was in some ways truly an opportunist, and in other ways one of the most troubled and kind men ...
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Comparative Analysis of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass »

Approximately 6 pages worth of notes useful for a general comparison of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass. No Bibliographic references.
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Comparison Between Thomas Jefferson and Publius »

This 2 page paper looks at the writing group known as Publius and Thomas Jefferson's views... comparisons are made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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1848's French Revolution »

20 pages in length. An in-depth sociopolitical analysis of the causal factors behind the (second) French Revolution of 1848. Some comparisons are made between this incident and the (first) Revolution of 1789. Many scholarly `opinions are incorporated. Bibliography lists 15+ sources.
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Fragile Glory by Richard Bernstein »

An 8 page paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text on France and the French entitled Fragile Glory (1990). Topics covered include French character, comparisons with US culture and French politics. No additional sources cited.
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Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas »

A 5 page paper that examines the flamboyant and controversial life of modern Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Included are excerpts from Thomas' poem entitled Fern Hill, as well as a comparison between him and E.E. Cummings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Review of Hidemi Suganami's 'Narratives of War Origins and Endings A Note On The End Of the Cold War in Millennium' »

A 14 page review of the article by Hidemi Suganami. The author of this paper criticizes Suganami's tendency to spend more time explaining why he formatted his article a particular way than digging into the circumstances surrounding the initiation and eventual culmination of the Cold War. The works ...
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A Review of The Life of James Madison »

A 5 page paper which examines the book "The Life of James Madison" by Gaillard Hunt. The book is also discussed in comparison with another work which focuses on James Madison titled "If Men Were Angels James Madison and the Heartless Empire of Reason" by Richard K Matthews. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Latest 'Hot' Books on Management »

This 5 page report discusses -- Speed is Life (Davis), Evolve (Kanter), Built to Last (Collins and Porras), and Winning the Talent Wars (Tulgan) -- are examples of how different issues in the work world have created separate and unique problems, concerns, and solutions. It can be argued that such books cannot necessarily be ...
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A Decade in the Persian Gulf »

This 6 page paper explores the region ten years after the Gulf War and assesses what has happened over the course of a decade. Attention to technology and military preparedness is provided and a description and comparison of countries in the region is also included. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and ...
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US Economy and the War Against Terrorism »

A 12 page overview of the impact of our current world fight against terrorism as it applies to world economy. This paper reviews the impacts this fight has had on American economy in comparison with other regions of the world. The contention is presented that despite the criticism our current ...
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English and French Governments »

A 6 page paper discussing the rise of France and England in power after the end of the Crusades. Analyzes the feudal and aristocratic systems of government in each country and draws comparisons to the present-day US. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The History of the Alien Tort Statute »

20 pages. This research paper describes the history of the Alien Tort Statute and why it was enacted. Using cases from the past as well as contemporary cases, the paper details how the statute has been used and for what reasons. A comparison is made between the Alien Tort Statute ...
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Student Submitted American History Questions »

This 5 page paper looks at three question posed by the student. Firstly the popular notion of the Native American Indian as a war like savage and the comparison with the noble savage is considered. The effect of the American Revolution are discussed and the advent and use of phrenology. ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Native Americans and Buddhists »

A 6 page overview of the similarities and differences in Buddhist culture and Native American culture. Emphasizes the diversity of Native American cultures and stresses that one must be specific regarding time period to make applicable comparisons. Compares primarily contemporary Buddhism and traditional but contemporary Native American religions. ...
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Deciphering Gertrude Stein »

This 10 page paper discusses two works by Gertrude Stein: "The Making of Americans" and "Tender Buttons" Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Native American Earthworks and a Poverty Point Archaeological Investigation »

A 5 page paper exploring the societal importance of this massive series of prehistoric earthworks which overlook the Mississippi River swamplands in northeastern Louisiana. The author of this paper explores the construction techniques employed at the site and the problems which are encountered when archaeologists try to interpret its ...
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Lewis and Clark Expedition and an Evaluation of Thomas Jefferson's Instructions »

8 pages in length. When Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began their expedition in search of the Pacific Ocean, they ended up at the spot where the Pacific meets the Columbia River. Their journey was experienced vicariously by President Thomas Jefferson, who was the primary driving force behind ...
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The Cold War and the Crisis in Asia »

This 4 page paper summarizes two textbook chapters: the cold war and the greater Asian crisis.
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War is the Result of Nationalism »

A 5 page research paper that examines the problems that are inherent in nationalism. The writer discusses the two major forms of nationalism and demonstrates how much of the conflict that has characterized the twentieth century resulted from the tension between these two forms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Ideas From Two Books on Terrorism »

A 3 page paper that reports some of the ideas from two books: The Psychology of Terrorism and Bin Laden: The Man Who Declared War on America. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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US Military's Spending Wastefulness »

An 8 page paper that provides an overview of the issue of wastefulness in governmental spending as it relates to the United States over the past two decades. The writer focus on budgetary and economic issues that have translated into wasteful spending in light of the end of the ...
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Constitutional Convention Debates and the Notes of James Madison »

In two pages the author discusses, based on Madison's notes of the Constitutional Convention debates, the issue that struck as the most divisive and the most difficult to resolve for the delegates, which was the one of slavery representation and taxation. The questions of why this issue was intractable, ...
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The Army Today - Work and Learn »

This 3 page paper discusses two subjects: the Army’s use of alternative work arrangements; and whether or not it is a learning organization. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Michael Foucault vs. Frantz Fanon on Minorities »

A 5 page research paper which examines the similarities between two great French philosophers: Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault. The writer demonstrates, through an examination of Fanon's 'Black Skin, White Masks,' and Foucault's Madness in Civilization, that the two philosophers agreed on quite a few fundamental points concerning power and ...
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Wendy Cope and Dylan Thomas Debunking Myths »

An eight page paper looking at two villanelles by Dylan Thomas and Wendy Cope, showing how they debunk myths we hold about love and death. The two poems discussed are Cope's 'Lonely Hearts' and Thomas' 'Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night.' Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Native American v Puritan Mindset »

This 8 page paper consists of a 2 page essay and a 6 page address of 9 specific questions regarding Puritan and Native American relationships. Two primary sources are extensively utilized.
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U.S. Society and Race Relations »

A 5 page paper discussing two books in relationship to prejudices. The books are, 'Natives and Strangers: A Multicultural History of Americas,' by Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers, and 'Lies My Teacher told Me: Everything Your American History textbook Gone Wrong,' by James W. Loewen. The ...
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Apartheid's History »

6 pages. This paper gives an overview of the history of Apartheid, especially in the context of two specific books. White Supremacy by George Fredrickson and Ethnic Power Mobilized by Heribert Adam are the two books which are analyzed and commented on in this historical look at Apartheid. ...
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Abraham Lincoln and FDR on War and Social Upheaval »

An 11 page discussion of the many similarities which existed between Lincoln and Roosevelt in their handling of two of the most turbulent times in American history. The author asserts that while the presidencies of these two men were separated by some seventy years of history, Lincoln stood as ...
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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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War in Literature »

This 4 page paper considers the portrayal of war and its many facets by examining are Kirt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five and Joseph Heller's Catch-22. The writer contrast the two books and notes the similarities in these two very different stories. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Comparative Poetic Analysis of 'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa and 'Dulce Et Decorum' by Wilfred Owen »

This 5 page essay compares and contrasts two poems written more than seventy years apart and that both speak to the futility and waste of war. The essay briefly addresses the tone, point of view, and subject matter, as well as proving the point that. No additional sources cited.
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American History Themes of Imperialism and War »

This 4 page paper discusses the topics of imperialism, the two world wars, and Vietnam, and how they can be connected using two specific references, Liberty, Equality and Power and Having Our Say. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Two Periods in American History »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of two periods in American history and reflects the impacts on America. This paper considers the influences of the Era of Englightenment and the Industrial Revolution on the history and progression of this country. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Pros and Cons of Detaining Suspected Terrorists »

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 ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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