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A History of the Dictionary »

An 8 page research paper that offers a brief history of the dictionary. While the writer mentions early dictionary, the research concentrates on the compilation of the first English dictionaries, focusing specifically on the dictionaries written by Samuel Johnson and Noah Webster, which culminated in that magnificent Victorian project, the ...
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History and People, Dominican Republic »

This 3 page research paper reports on the history of the Dominican Republic. The writer discusses the history of its settlement, its association with pirates, its language and the ethnic origins of its people. Bibliography lists 4 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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US Involvement in the Korean War and the Future of North and South Korea »

This 3 page paper explores the history with North and South Korea and contends that that history demands our continued involvement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Internet History and ARPANET »

This 6 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline, address the history of ARPANET, which was the first successful heterogeneous computer network, and how it led to the development of the Internet. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 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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History Mirrored in Literature »

A 5 page research paper that argues that literature has always held up a mirror to history. Karl Marx contends in his writing that all of history is the history of class welfare. While this may or may not be true, depending on one's perspective, a more compelling argument can ...
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'The History Book' and School Textbooks on History »

This 4 page paper considers how “The History Book” may present a different picture of history compared to the history which is usually found in school history books. The approach is then applied to modern events such as the Iraq war. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Graphic Arts and its History »

This 28 page report discusses graphic art in terms of its development, its history, and where it will go in the future. In considering the future of graphic arts, it can be remarkably instructive to look at its history and how it has governed its developed. Both the history and ...
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'Nightmare of History' »

a 3 page paper which examines the quote (James) "Joyce is right about history being a nightmare--But it may be the nightmare from which no one can awaken. People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them" made by J. Baldwin.
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'Living Wage' Movement History »

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 ...
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Viewing US History Differently »

A 5 page summary and analyzes of a history text by Dinnerstein, Nichols, and Reimers, Natives and Strangers (1979) which is probably one of the first efforts at inclusion and acknowledgment of diversity in regards to US history. The writer argues that to a large degree, the authors achieved their ...
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The Heritage Crusade And The Spoils Of History by David Lowenthal »

5 pages in length. David Lowenthal's primary objective in "The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History" is to illustrate the inherent separation, as well as the inextricable cohesion, of heritage, history and contemporary society. The author strives to enlighten his readers to the inadequacies of conventional thought ...
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American History »

A 10 page paper which covers many topics in American History. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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History of Latin Literature »

A 5 page paper which examines the history of Latin literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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American History »

A 3 page paper which answers questions regarding Americna history. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Rome’s History »

A 7 page paper which examines Rome’s history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Amerindian History, Culture and Accomplishments »

This 5 page paper briefly discusses Amerindian history, cultures and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Second World War and Its Chronological History »

An 8 page paper which examines the chronological history of WWII. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Kentucky History and John Hunt Morgan »

This 5 page paper explores Morgan's importance in the Civil War and his long term impact on Kentucky history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Appalachian History and the Notarious Feud Between the Hatfields and McCoys »

This 7 page paper points out the long term impact of this incredulous event in American history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Overview: The Civil Rights Movement »

This 5 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline of the paper, offers an overview of the history of the American Civil Rights movement, as it describes the major events of the movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Discussion Questions on American History »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of American history. Issues such as the Great Depression and civil rights are addressed in short essay answers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Family and History of the American South »

A 3 page essay on southern family life. The writer discusses the relevance of family history in the way many southerners perceive themselves today. Race relations, culture, and other historical factors all contribute to the importance of family in this region of the Untied States. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Boy Scouts of America, Its History »

A 5 page research paper that offers a detailed overview of the history of the BSA. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Soviet History - A Discussion »

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of Russian history. It takes the format of a dramatic dialogue between Russian leaders past and present. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Man and The President Abraham Lincoln »

In 5 pages, the writer discusses Abraham Lincoln. "Abraham Lincoln was able to shape the history of the African American. He is the very emblem against racial injustice and inequality. Most historical documents present him as the champion of the African Americans. His views in equality were ...
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Democracy Benefits and Risks »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the various notions and applications of democracy as they have existed throughout history, including references to Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, Lauren Berlant and Frederick Douglass. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Defining War Crimes »

A 12 page overview of the definitions and perceptions surrounding war crimes. Discusses the Geneva Convention and the Nuremberg Trials and provides numerous examples of historical events which classify as war crimes. Emphasizes that all parties of wartime action are capable of war crimes but that it is the ...
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Socioeconomic Inequality in Nineteenth Century US »

This 3 page paper discusses the various factors leading to socioeconomic inequality in this period in US history. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Korean War, Stalin and Soviet Union's Agenda »

A 12 page essay on the Stalinist Agenda, the history behind it, and its application to the Korean War, and particularly the 38th Parallel. The writer also addresses the United States' and United Nations' agendas along the same thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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History of Mexico and Mesoamerican History's Role »

A 5 page paper which examines how Mesoamerican history is an important element in understanding Mexican history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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In What Ways Is Reading Literary Works of Another Age Of Value To Understanding History And To Understanding One's Place In History? »

3 pages in length. Learning about history occurs in many more ways than merely through textbook knowledge; indeed, history is taught through some of the most unexpected sources, not the least of which includes literary works from another age. The most important component of these primary historic informers ...
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Canterbury Cathedral and the History of Stained Glass Windows »

This 6 page paper looks at the history of the stained glass window, specifically those at Canterbury Cathedral. The symbolism within the pictures and patterns they portray is discussed. The annotated bibliography cites 7 sources.
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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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TheAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church, History and Ordination »

This 3 page essay discusses the history of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and the AME ordination process. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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History of California and the San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Mission »

In 11 pages, the author discusses the history of the mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and how it helped to shape California's history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Indiana History »

A 5 page critical literature review of “Out of Harmony” written by Lucy Hoyce Kamau. Discusses the author’s effective illustration that the “official” history of Posey County Indiana presented by the New Harmony Museum provides only a distorted view of the communal Harmonists and Owenists who occupied the area ...
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Women in Toltec and Aztec History »

A 7 page paper which examines the history of women’s involvement in Toltec and Aztec history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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A History of Nationalism in Russia »

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of Russian nationalism from an historical point of view. The writer argues that by examining the history of Russian nationalism, it is possible to gain insight into the continuing role that Russian nationalism has played throughout Russian history and particularly in ...
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Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History »

This 4 page paper considers the issue of a feminist approach to history. Joan Kelly-Gadol's essay Did Women Have a Renaissance, published in Becoming Visible: Women in European History, directly relates to the question of the emerging approach of female historians. Female historians, after reflecting on the traditional ...
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Middle East History »

This 10 page paper provides an overview of some of the central questions on the history of the Middle East. This paper outlines the major issues in Safavid history, the decentralization of the Ottoman Empire, the causes and course of the Crusades and perspectives on the Israel/Palestine conflict in the ...
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History and Religion of Ethiopia »

Ethiopia is a country with a history of diverse religious cultures. This 7 page paper explores briefly the history of Ethiopia and focuses on the political and religious aspects of the country. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Analysis and Cross Cultural History of Prostitution »

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. ...
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History, Brands, and Product Life Cycles »

This 4 page paper considers why a brand with a long history, or the perception of a long history may not be as successful as a more up to date brand. The paper considers the role of the product or brand lifecycle and the impact historical association may have ...
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History of Europe »

A 9 page paper which addresses there specific topics in European history. The paper examines why Britain's attempts to colonize America were unsuccessful, John Locke contribute to the development of a progressive theory of history, and the similarities and differences between British and French colonization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nuclear Weapons and Tensions Between Pakistan and India »

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as ...
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Mississippi and Native Americans' Removal »

This 8 page paper discusses the history of the Trail of Tears in regard to the Chicasaw and Choctaw Nations. History, brief overview, conclusions drawn. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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