The American Revolution: A Fight for Independence

A 5 page paper which backs the argument that states the revolution was really nothing more than a war for independence. The paper discusses aspects that help to illustrate how the war was one of independence, rather than revolution. In addressing this issue, the paper also discusses events that led to the war, economic, political, psychological, and societal aspects of the war, and the concept of salutary neglect. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

America's Second War of Independence, The War of 1812

In 5 pages the author discusses the war of 1812. ' America's second war of independence was the War of 1812, which is also called the Napoleonic Wars. The War of 1812 was limited in its popularity. It was a relatively minor war. The United States did not fare well in the War of 1812.' Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A Comparison of the Causative Factors in the French and American Revolutions

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 text and a one-page free outline. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Impact of the Iran Revolution on the Relations between the Super Powers

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 US and the Soviet Union. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

The Political Propaganda of Thomas Paine

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 inspiring the American Revolution and in regard to their inspiring the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Caste War of the Yucatan

This 9 page paper considers the nature of the Yucatan Caste War and relates it to the elements that defined the Mexican Revolution. This paper considers the role that indigenous people and the implications in the development of uprisings due to class divisions. This paper asserts that factors relative to the shaping of revolutionary activities were similar both in the Mexican Revolution and in the Yucatan Caste War. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Britain and America Up to the Revolution

A 4 page paper which examines the relations between Britain and America after the French and Indian War and prior to the Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Did The American Revolution Help Spur The 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 though the latter would have occurred eventually anyway. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources.

The War of 1812 - Needless War of Part II in the War of Independence?

This 5 page report briefly discusses the war of 1812, its causes, some of its battles, and whether or not it was a meaningful war determining American independence or an exercise in futility. The attitudes, politics, and economics of the period are discussed in terms of their impact on the war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Mexican-American War

A 5 page paper discussing the Mexican-American war. The war that Americans refer to as the Mexican-American war is referred to even today in Mexico as "the Mutilation." It played a significant role in leading the United States into civil war, and also gave new US commanders real battle experience to take into that war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Spanish History: 1898 to 1948

Spain was forced to grant independence to most of its colonies during the 1800s. The remaining colonies (Cuba and the Philippines) were lost to the United States in 1898 at the end of the Spanish-American War. This 5 page paper explores fifty years of Spanish history, from the end of the Spanish American War to the end of World War II. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

King Philip's War:

This 10 page paper dicusses King Philip's War - the often overlooked war which preceeded the American Revolution in this country. Furthermore, this paper examines the causes of this war and the underlying issues which divided this country. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Seven Years’ War (The French and Indian War)

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Seven Years’ War. The Seven Years’ War from 1756 to 1763, also known as the French and Indian Wars in North America, was considered the first world war as it found the British pitted against the French and Indian forces in North America in an attempt to gain back valuable trading territory lost to the French; allied with the Prussians in their defence of their holdings in Europe; in an eventual naval war with France and Spain in the Atlantic, Mediterranean and West Indies; gaining lands through the West Indies; and, in India, in battle with the French. Despite their many different battles throughout the Seven Years’ War Britain proved its land and naval strength by capturing French lands in North America, India and the West Indies; winning decisive naval battles with France and Spain; winning lands from Spain in Manila and Havana; and in alliance with Prussia while preserving its holdings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Analysis of Elaine Tyler May's "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era"

A 6 page paper which analyzes Elaine Tyler May's 1988 book "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era," which asserts that after World War II, Americans preferred marrying young, perpetuating traditional gender roles and a secure home life, because of the unsettling experiences of the Great Depression, World War II and the Cold War. Specifically assessed are the relative causal influences of these historical events to determine which factor was the most responsible for the desire of Cold War America to achieve security through marriage, tradition and home. No additional sources are used.

Revolutions Similarities and Differences

This 3 page paper compares and contrasts revolutions in Latin America with the US and French Revolutions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.