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Term Papers on American Policies and World Revolutions 1890s to 1945

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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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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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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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Thomas Paine's Political Propaganda »

An 8 page overview of the life and philosophies of Thomas Paine. While modern history remembers him as a critical contributor to American and French independence, Thomas Paine left this world with a dubious reputation. His political contributions, however, are today considered invaluable both in regard to their ...
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American Revolutioin from Different Perspectives »

This 5 page paper looks at the American Revolution from two points of view. Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution and Jameson's American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Cost of Political Revolutions »

A 5 page paper in which the writer concludes that political revolutions are worth the cost, human, individual, and financial, even if they do not achieve their objectives. To support the premise, the writer uses some of the most well-known revolutions as examples – the American Revolution, the French Revolution, ...
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Comparing the American and French Revolutions in Terms of Causative Factors »

A 5 page discussion of the societal problems which spawned these two revolutions. This paper emphasizes that while the French Revolution was fought to end an absolute monarchy, the American Revolution was fought to preserve the independence to which American colonists had grown accustomed. Includes five pages of ...
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Revolutionary War's Radicalism »

A paper which looks at Woods' Radicalism of the American Revolution in terms of the impact which the revolution had on the development of an “American ideology” and also with regard to its lack of salient characteristics generally associated with political revolution such as class conflict, terrorism, or mass violence. ...
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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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The Radicalization of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood »

An 8 page paper looking at Gordon S. Wood's nonfiction book The Radicalization of the American Revolution in terms of its key issues. The paper illustrates Wood's belief that the American Revolution differed from other wars in that it not only replaced one ruler or ruling class with another, but ...
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Answers to 5 Student Question on the French Revolution »

This 5 page paper provides answers to five questions posed by a student in a Q&A format. Topics include reasons for the origination of the revolution as well as events leading up to the revolution. The relationship to the American Revolution as well as Napoleon's role in France after the ...
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A Radical, Social Upheaval, The American Revolution »

This 5 page research paper argues that the American Revolution should be understood as a radical, social upheaval that radically changed the world. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Senso and the History of Japan »

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Radical Nature of the American Revolution »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the ideas to come from the American Revolution as well as ideas which preceded it, such as those which sprang from the Enlightenment. Also discussed is the period shortly after the revolution and more briefly, contemporary American society. The radical nature of ...
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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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Pivotal Historical Point of the 1789 French Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that argues the position that the French Revolution of 1789 was a pivotal point in history. In other words, everything that had occurred in recent world history led up to and influenced the coming of the French Revolution and then the Revolution influenced everything that ...
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European Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th Centuries »

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Europe, people began to see and understand the world in an entirely new way. The Scientific Revolution brought about the transformation of thought concerning the nature of the world and man's place within that world. This 11 page paper examines the ...
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American Soldiers and Impact of Testing Nuclear Weapons »

A 10 page research paper that explores the effects of participating in nuclear testing had on American military personnel. Between 1945 and 1963, as many as 208,000 military personnel participated in the atmospheric testing of nuclear bombs. The writer explores the ramifications of this participation on the health of those ...
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Hiroshima Devastation »

A 5 page paper that argues the point that President Harry S. Truman was presented with a number of alternatives other than the bombing of Hiroshima in bringing about the end of World War II. These alternatives are discussed, with the focus being placed on Truman's failure to clarify ...
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Five Events That Speeded the U.S. on Her Way to Full World Involvement »

This 4 page paper identifies five key events unfolding between 1877 and 1945 that changed history and our role in world affairs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Revolutions in America and Haiti »

A 4 page research paper on comparing the Haitian and American Revolutions. The writer details the general history of the Haitian revolt, including its slave basis and the leadership of Toussaint-Louverture, and distinguishes it from the makeup of the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Foundations of the Contemporary World Cemented by the Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper examines the Scientific Revolution and how it laid the foundations of the modern world with regard to economics, social developments and other policies. Bibliography lists 2 sources
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Post 1945 History of Africa »

This is a 5 page paper and timeline discussing the history of Africa from 1945 to present day. A timeline from 1945 to present day Africa shows a great deal of change which has occurred within the last fifty years throughout the continent. Since 1945, African countries have gained independence ...
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Fischer/Washington’s Crossing »

A 3 page book review of David Hackett Fischer’s Washington’s Crossing. This text describes the pivotal events in the American Revolution that led up to Washington crossing the Delaware and giving the Americans their first victories of the Revolution. Fischer describes these engagements and their significance and meaning in a ...
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Causes of Revolution According to Jack A. Goldstone »

This 6 page report discusses Goldstone’s model of how political and social revolution occurs. In his 1991 book “Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World,” he outlines four specific factors that are in place and encourage a revolution to take place. He explains that at some point in the past 500 years, early ...
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The American Revolution and Women »

An 8 page research paper that examines the role that American women played in fighting and winning the American Revolutionary War. The typical history text on the American Revolution gives more copy to Paul Revere's horse then it does to the role that American women played on obtaining that victory. ...
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The Reign of King Louis XVI »

A 9 page overview of the reign of the French King Louis XVI. Discusses his role in the American Revolution and the French Revolution. Concludes that for the most part he was ineffective and did little overall to promote a more equal lifestyle for the three classes in ...
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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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'Revolutionary' Citizenship and the American Experience »

In four pages, this paper compares and contrasts the American and French revolutions, and considers how the American experience as shaped the contemporary notion of citizenship. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.
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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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Cold War and Yalta Conference of February 1945 »

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography ...
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If the Industrial and Computer Revolutions Had Occurred at the Same Time, What Would Have Happened? »

4 pages in length. The popular adage that contends too much of a good thing can be bad might readily be applied had the computer revolution occurred at the same time as the Industrial Revolution. Looking at it from the perspective of twenty-first century understanding, where virtually everything ...
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US Constitution's 'Revolutionary' Development »

A 3 page discussion of the period of time following the American Revolution during which no national Constitution was in place. The author describes the turmoil which characterized that period and contends that, in effect, it was the “second revolution”. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Latin American Revolutions and Marxist Thought »

This 6 page paper discusses the typical Marxist model of revolution, and argues that Latin American revolutions do not usually fit into this structure though they are related. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Internet's 'Industrial Revolution' »

Computerization and the emerging information highway is transforming the American economy. Computers are changing the composition and distribution of labor, improving labor efficiency, and creating new markets and new forms of organizations. The advent of the Internet has led to a shift in the market strategy that can ...
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West's Rise and Bulliet et al's The Earth and Its Peoples »

A 5 page research paper that relies on the text The Earth and Its Peoples by Bulliet, et al (1997) to discuss three areas of history. The first section of the paper concerns the "rise of the West," the next section relates European expansionism to the Atlantic slave trade, and ...
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Karl Marx, Adam Smith, Enlightenment, Revolution, the State, and the Individual »

This 5 page paper explores the concept of preference to individual desires and needs as opposed to the state's through the eyes of Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The Enlightenment, American Revolution and French Revolution are seen as influential in terms of a shift in thought about individuality. Bibliography lists ...
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Christopher Hill's World Turned Upside Down »

7 pages in length. Christoper Hill's World Turned Upside Down : Radical Ideas During the English Revolution describes how the English Revolutionary war was waged for several reasons, with religion as one of the primary causes. The author provides a detailed overview of Hill's historical account of the ...
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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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European History and Class Struggles »

This 5 page paper talks about how social class changed between the time of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment and from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution. The impact of the French Revolution is highlighted. Bibliography lists 5 sources
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1959's Cuban Revolution »

A 5 page examination of the positive and negative effects of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Some of the issues address include the racial population since the revolution, the economic status, and the conditions relating to the seizure of property during the revolution. In many ways, however, the revolution is not ...
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Why Serve in the US Army? »

This 3 page paper emphasizes the privilege of being American, America’s role in maintaining world stability, and how our military exists not just to preserve America as it is but to make the world a better place. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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1945 to 1952 Cold War America and Harry S. Truman »

A 5 page paper which presents an overview of Truman and Cold War America from 1945-1952. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Examination of the Civil Rights Movement Between 1945 and 1965 »

This 4 page paper briefly considers the proposition that the actions of the federal government were more important to the movement between 1945 and 1965 than were the efforts of individuals and groups such as the NAACP, SCLC, CORE and SNCC; and argues that the statement is incorrect and that ...
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Korea and Japan's Relationship »

A 3 page paper discussing the oppressive rule Japan held over Korea during the Japanese occupation 1910-1945. Japan ruled Korea with little regard for the nominal constitution and with the intent of eradicating everything Korean, including the language, from the soul of the Korean people they ruled. Though powerless to ...
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The Boston Tea Party »

A 7 page paper answering 5 questions about this event in American history. The covert destruction of 45 tons – 90,000 pounds – of British tea in Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773 did not directly lead to the American Revolution, but it certainly became a contributing factor in ...
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The Evolution of the Americas »

An 8 page overview of the many changes that occurred between the initial arrival of Native Americans to this continent and the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Early American Working People and Soldiers »

An 8 page paper which presents an examination of soldiers of the Revolution such as Joseph Plumb Martin, and working people during early American times. The working people addressed are women, African Americans, and journeymen. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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An Overview of Urbanism in America »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of urbanism in America. The rise of American cities is the focus of this paper that looks at the industrial revolution as well as what occurred previous to that. The modern American city is a part of the paper as well ...
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