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Human Nature According to Edmund Burke and Karl Marx »

The subject is viewed through the eyes of Edmund Burke and Karl Marx in this 6 page paper. The ideas of these men are compared and contrasted. Subjects included in the discussion are religion, morality, man's work ethic, political ideology, communism, Hegelism and acceptance versus revolution. Examples in contemporary society ...
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General George Custer and How He was Viewed by Native Americans »

An 8 page paper analyzing the Native American view of Custer and the battle at Little Big Horn that they should have won. The analysis is based on their spiritual views on land preservation and how the preservation has been their spiritual duty for 20 million years. This ...
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Ecological World View and Native American Uniformity »

A 15 page discussion of the popular perception that Native Americans exhibit a uniform ecological world view. Presents supporting and detracting arguments for this view. Notes first that the sheer diversity of Native American cultures and individuals would make it unlikely that such a uniformity in view exists. ...
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Battle of Little Bighorn »

This 3 page essay considers how the battle of the Little Bighorn has been viewed and interpreted. Bibliography lists 4 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 Most historical documents present him as the champion of the African Americans.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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Emancipation Proclamation, The Debate »

This 5 page essay relates to the debate as to whether or not Lincoln deserves the designation of the Great Emancipator. The writer relates the position of Stephen B. Oates, who argues that he does and also that of Vincent Harding, who presents the opposing view. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ...
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Gender and the The Victorian Age »

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in ...
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Economic Perspectives of Ralph Nader, John Kerry, and George W. Bush »

This 4 page paper examines the economic views of these three politicians. A hypothetical situation is examined. What would these three do if there were a depression in 2007? Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Combination of Economic and Political Themes in 'The Communist Manifesto' »

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which ...
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Gordon Wood and Bernard Bailyn on the Revolutionary War »

A 6 page paper discussing and comparing views of the American Revolution as portrayed by Bernard Bailyn in 'The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution' and Gordon Wood in 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution.' No additional sources cited.
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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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First Crusade from the Islamic Perspective »

A 4 page paper discussing the Muslim view at the beginning of the First Crusade. The Crusaders’ mission was to regain Jerusalem, the holiest ground of the Christian faith, from the grasp of the Muslims. Though the Muslims had waged a half-hearted holy war against the Byzantine empire, ...
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Medieval Perspectives on Religion by Keith Thomas and Eamon Duffy Compared »

A 5 page analysis of Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars and Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic. The writer argues that Duffy differs from the standard view of this period and the causes of the Reformation, while Thomas, essentially, supports the standard view. No additional sources ...
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Views on Slavery and its Justification or Lack of »

A five page paper contrasting the view of slavery described in Winston Churchill's 'The Great Democracies' (Volume Four of 'A History of the English-Speaking Peoples') with Austin Steward's slave narrative 'Twenty Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman.' The paper points out that Churchill's view of the Civil ...
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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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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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World View of Native Americans »

A 5 page essay discussing the Native American society and conservatism. Issues discussed include world view orientation, impact of the Western traders and other influences on Native American world view and concluding remarks regarding the validity of the conservatism argument. No sources are listed.
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Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life by J. William T. Youngs »

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book ...
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Sociological Concept of Family »

The family is explored as a concept from a sociological point of view in this 12 page paper. Included in the analysis is an in-depth discussion on varied definitions of the family which takes into consideration contemporary sociologists' views such as Stacey and Popenoe. A theme of this paper focuses ...
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Kasserine Pass - American View »

In ten pages this paper examines the February 1943 battle of Kasserine Pass during the North Africa (Tunisia) campaign from the U.S. perspective. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography. TGkasspass.rtf
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Perspectives on Mental Illness »

An in-depth 12 page research paper on how poorly the mentally-ill were treated during the 18th and w19th centuries when terms such as "loony" and "insane" were common. Some of the ridiculous ideas from those years pertaining to how mental illness was caused are explored as well (i.e., partying, masturbation, ...
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Two Views on War: Tennyson, Owen »

This 3 page essay discusses "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est" as poems that take opposite perspectives on war. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Robert F. Kennedy's Thirteen Days, A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis »

A 5 page discussion of some of the primary points presented by this book. The book is doubly valuable in that it offers a historical overview of the period as well as insight into the personal reactions of U.S. leaders who were at the helm of our government of ...
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Freedom as Represented in The Federalist Papers of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and in The Communist Manifesto of Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx »

7 pages in length. When comparing and contrasting Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' on the issues of protecting and promoting freedom with those of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, one must also consider the inherent relationship that represents their respective views upon principles, problems and solutions, ultimately surmising which ...
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1637's Pequot and English War and its Influential Factors »

An 8 page discussion of the war between the English and the Native American group known as the Pequot. Contends that the reasons behind this war were really quite simplistic. The first was the English desire for the land which the Pequot controlled. Equally important, however, was ...
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Globalization's First Stages, the Cold War »

A 9 page contention that the Cold War can be viewed as one of the beginning stages of globalization. Indeed, the Cold War itself was a kind of warfare, a kind of warfare which was at least partially characterized by the strong insistence of the two major world powers ...
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Human Nature as Viewed by Thomas Hobbes »

This 7 page paper looks at the theories of Thomas Hobbes and how he views the nature of man. War and why it manifests is discussed as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Points of View on the Just War Theory »

In four pages this paper examines the just war theory from various scholarly points of view as presented in texts by Mark Evans, Noam Chomsky, and Michael Walzer, with the writer’s own personal perspectives on the topic also included. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Justification of the Iraq War and Other Alternative Perspectives »

This 5 page paper argues that the impending action with Iraq is justifiable based on the criteria in James Sterba's book: Morality in Practice. Quotes cited from text which support the statements, with accompanying examples. Possible alternative views offered and countered. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo »

Dalton Trumbo's anti-war novel about the reflections of Joe Bonham makes a significant statement about the nature of man and the struggles of war. This 3 page paper provides a brief overview of Trumbo's book and considers the significance within the societal view he provides. No additional sources ...
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Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Cultural Reorganization from a Woman's Perspective »

This 7 page report discusses “Uncontrollable Beauty” The 19th century fiction represented by Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s “Aurora Floyd” (1863) and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Ruth” (1853) offer examples of ways in which a vision of a reorganization of culture may take place based on a woman’s point of view. Both of ...
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Civil Rights and James Meredith »

This 5 page report discusses the young man who in 1962 found himself as the focal point of the civil rights movement when he became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss.' Four years later, he was gunned down while leading the 'March Against ...
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Literature on Civil Rights »

A 5 page paper discussing both fiction and nonfiction civil rights literature in search of social aspects, the middle class and multiple points of view. The paper discusses The Color Purple, Confronting Authority by a former Harvard Law School professor and observations of several chronologies and journal articles. Bibliography lists 7 sources. ...
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Slavery and the Influences of Class, Gender, and Race »

This 4 page paper briefly examines some the views that gender, race and class greatly influenced the development of slavery, and argues that racism is still present today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Dominant Historical Discourse of Community and Self »

11 pages in length. The writer discusses how those in supposedly "minority" positions could be said to have used "dominant" discourse for their own purposes; the virtues and the problems involved in the American tendency to make the single "self" somehow representative for everybody else; and Lincoln's vision of ...
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Lincoln on Government »

A 4 page essay that discusses the view of Abraham Lincoln on the role of government and problems facing the nation during his presidency, with a particular focus on Lincoln's beliefs about the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Frederick Douglass versus the Confederacy »

A 5 page research paper which examines how the antebellum South was viewed through the eyes of white Southerners and then through the eyes of ex-slave Frederick Douglass. Using the work of Drew Faust in his book on the development of Confederate nationalism, the writer shows how white Southerners considered ...
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Scientific Revolutions and the Perspectives of Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 6 page essay that summarizes and analyzes two essays by Thomas S. Kuhn, "Nature and Necessity of Scientific Revolutions" and "Objectivity, Value Judgement and Theory Choice." The writer discusses how these essays express Kuhn's views pertaining to the manner in which science periodically undergoes paradigm shifts. No additional sources ...
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Transformation and Seventeenth Century England »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the 17th century as a time of transformation in England. The writer argues that the seventeenth century was a period of rapid change in England, economically, politically and religiously. In his text The Century of Revolution, historian Christopher Hill argues persuasively that ...
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Business History and Management »

A 4 page paper discussing this question: “Does the ‘managerial revolution’ in leading industrial nations explain their competitiveness and growth performance?” The structure and function of the integrated managerial enterprise is credited in the view of many with giving rise to large firms and enabling them to achieve ...
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'Just' Revolutionary War According to Thomas Jefferson »

This 6 page paper argues that the American Revolution is a Just War as argued from the point of view of Thomas Jefferson. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Experiences of Immigrants »

A 5 page overview of the similarities and contrasts between the original immigrants to this country, the native Americans who were already here, the African Americans, and the Mexican Americans. Stresses that although the European mainstream viewed these other cultures as inferior the cultures recognized themselves as valuable and equal human ...
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Russell Bourne/Red King's Rebellion »

A 3 page book review of Russell Bourne's The Red King's Rebellion, which recounts the conditions leading up to and including the war between Native Americans and colonists in the seventeenth century. Bourne addresses the position of colonists who argued against cooperation with Native Americans, but also those who argued ...
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End of War and Human Evolution »

A 17 page research paper exploring the human animal, his tendency to kill, and his evolutionary path out of that propensity. Based on Lorenz’s views “On Aggression,” the writer posits that while history and human nature suggest that nations will always be at war, that humans are evolving economically ...
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The Aaron Burr Conspiracy »

A 9 page overview of the Aaron Burr Conspiracy, an affair in which the ex-Vice President of the United States planned to invade Mexico and Louisiana and to establish a sovereign nation in what was at the time known as the Louisiana Purchase. Concludes that the conspiracy was not ...
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History of the Social Security System »

A 13 page overview of the Social Security Program. Provides a detailed view of the economic and social situation leading up the program and a history of the developments over the past sixty years. Bibliography lists 12 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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Book Review of Joseph J. Ellis’ His Excellency: George Washington »

In four pages this paper presents a review of Ellis’ acclaimed 2004 historical biography on the first President of the United States that considers how the author selected his choice of subject, the questions the author seeks to answer, the thesis the author argues, and how successful he is at ...
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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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Seeing History Through Hill's, Hobsbawm's, Thompson's, and Marx's Eyes »

This 10 page paper looks at Marxist ideas and technique as well as how other theorists view history. Each theorist is discussed in his own right, but all are compared and contrasted to one another's thinking. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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