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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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War Crimes and the Nuremberg Trials »

A five page paper which looks at the purpose of the Nuremberg trials, the concept of war crimes, and the way in which the ethical issues raised at Nuremberg are relevant in other areas of society. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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Civil Rights and Hugo Black »

5 pages. When we look at how Justice Black was allowed to serve on the Supreme Court and the fact that he did, in his own way, serve fairly and doing good for all people in an equal sense, we must consider the philosophy of civil rights in general. ...
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History of War Crimes Committed by Soldiers »

This 8 page paper discusses the history of war crimes and focuses specifically on what factors lead soldiers to commit crimes. This paper discusses specific war criminals as examples. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Crime and U.S. Soldiers in Korea »

This 5 page paper considers the different types of crimes committed by American soldiers whilst in Korea. These range from war crimes committed in the 1950's to murder in 1999. Details and discussion are given in the cases cited. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Organized Crime in America »

In four pages this paper examines the sociopolitical phenomenon of organized crime in America in an overview that includes definition, its development in the United States, its attempts to influence the government, and the organization of organized crime groups after the Prohibition era. Four sources are listed in the ...
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Chicago and Organized Crime »

This 12 page paper discusses organized crime as it existed in Chicago from its inception through Prohibition. Social ramifications are addressed as are the various causes and effects of Mafia and other organized crime behavior illustrated by the case of Chicago. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Agenda for American Civil Reform Justice A Response »

A 6 page overview of the issues surrounding civil litigation. Emphasizes that while it is true that excess litigation can prove a detriment to the country, there are definite needs which are not being addressed by the Civil Justice System. Uses examples from three books: Walter K. ...
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Sociological Contributions of Herbert Spencer »

This 3 page essay looks at Herbert Spencer's contributions to sociology. His primary concept is illustrated using modern day examples.The concept of the roles that war and morality play is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Tides of Revolution According to Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon and Georg Buchner's Danton's Death »

Georg Buchner's play on the French Revolution, Danton's Death, and Arthur Koestler's novel, Darkness at Noon, both portray the consequences of opposing a popular revolution. This 5 page essay explores the similarities and differences between the French and Bolshevik Revolutions in light of these two literary works. No additional sources are listed.
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Comparative Analysis of Revolution in Literature »

A 5 page paper which compares "Darkness at Noon" by Arthur Koestler, and "Danton's Death" by Georg Buechner. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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Two Views of War: Jomini and Clausewitz »

This 6 page paper discusses the views of war held by Antoine-Henri Jomini and Carl von Clausewitz and argues that they are surprisingly similar; it also explains some of Clausewitz’s metaphors and what he would think of General Mac Arthur’s comment that there is “no substitute for victory.” Bibliography lists ...
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Nineteenth Century Authors James, Davis, and Twain »

A 7 page essay that contrasts and compares the writing styles of three brilliant American nineteenth century writers. The writer argues that examination of representative works from these authors demonstrates that Twain's intention is primarily humorous, as typified by his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," while ...
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Microhistory Europe Early 16th Century »

A 9 page paper that discusses microhistorical events of the early to mid-16th century by discussing three specific books: Ginzburg's The Cheese and the Worm: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth Century Miller; Davis' The Return of Martin Guerre; and Nalle's Mad for God: Bartolome Sanchez, the Secret Messiah of ...
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The Greatest Military Leader »

A 5 page paper that discusses Patton’s leadership style. General George S. Patton, Jr. was loved, hated, respected, and feared. Some people even thought he was crazy because he believed in reincarnation. He always saw himself as a warrior. He could be dictatorial and autocratic one minute and then ...
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Race Concept and its History »

14 pages in length. Drawing upon the work of David Goldberg's "Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning," one can readily argue that idea of race has always combined references to what is seen as natural (fixed) and social construct, suggesting that very divergent discourses have been implemented ...
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Radicalism of the American Revolution, Urban Crucible, and Republicanism »

A 5 page paper detailing the concept of republicanism found in these two books. The writer compares and contrasts the authors' viewpoints on this topic (political power, European constitutional influence, etc; are discussed). No Bibliography.
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Native American Society, Racism's Roots, and America's 'Discovery' »

A 3 page paper tracing the rampant racism which continues to target Native American people and culture to the concept of a European "discovery" of this continent. Emphasizes that although this continent and its people were very much in existence at the time of the supposed European "discovery" the ...
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March to the Sea by Sherman and the Total War Concept »

This 7 page paper examines the concept of total war by focusing on Sherman’s march to the sea. The military action is discussed as the beginning of a change in military strategy for the U.S. Several examples are provided. The concept of total war is defined and discussed. Bibliography lists ...
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Dann Sisters, the Western Shoshone and Native American Land Rights »

A 15 page discussion of the concepts of Native American sovereignty, property rights and land ownership. Outlines the government policies towards these concepts and the history of U.S. dealings with Native Americans in regard to them. Uses the plight of the Western Shoshone and the Dann sisters in particular to illustrate the rights ...
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Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng »

This 6 page report discusses the autobiographical account of Nien Cheng’s experiences during China’s Cultural Revolution. “Life and Death in Shanghai” by Nien Cheng requires that the reader or student be particularly aware of the unique nuance of time and place and how Cheng causes those aspects of the story to be as essential as ...
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U.S. Ideology in Terms of Cultural Uniqueness, Revolution, Freedom and Slavery »

A 5 page examination of the American concepts of freedom, solidarity, and cultural uniqueness. Addresses the questions of the association of the concepts of freedom and slavery; the ideal of the American tapestry; and the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movement as revolutionary periods in U.S. history. ...
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Adolf Hitler, Thomas Jefferson, and Frankenstein on Achieving Justice Through the Legitimacy of Violence »

A 6 page contention that legitimate violence can equate to justice. The author of this paper uses examples from history as well as from fiction to illustrate this contention. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Restorative Justice and Traditional Cultures »

Examples from Native American and Mennonite Culture This 6 page paper considers the similarities in the way these cultures approach criminal justice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Article 91 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice »

This 5 page paper discusses Article 91 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) with regard to an Army E-4 who has been given deliberately misleading orders by a superior NCO. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Samuel Nelson's Contributions to the US Supreme Court »

A 6 page biography of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Nelson (1792-1873). The paper is mostly a detailed discussion of Nelson's time serving the Court and the major decisions in which he was involved. Included among these was The Prize Case of 1863, the Siren Case, Ex parte Vallandigham, ex ...
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An Evaluation of the American Response to Terrorism »

This 8 page paper evaluates the military and criminal justice system responses. The paper concludes that the anti-terrorism response to the 9/11 was suitable but lingering legislation and the war are things which are no longer necessary. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History and Impact of the 1967 President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice »

This paper examines the 1967 President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice, the history of the commission and the impact of its recommendations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Life of Native American Activist Leonard Peltier »

A 4 page biography that looks at the life of Leonard Peltier, Native American activists who has been held unjustly imprisoned by the US justice system for over twenty-five years. The writer gives the details of his life and imprisonment, as well as this philanthropic work from within prison. Bibliography ...
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Cross Boarder Crime and Terrorism Following the Cold War »

This 3 page paper looks at the increase in transnational organized crime and terrorism since the end of the cold war, looking at ho and why it has increased. The patterns and influences are all discussed along with the impact of liberalism. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
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The Importance of Covering War Crimes Trials »

This 8 page paper argues that war crimes trials are vital and should be well covered by journalists. Critiques are deemed important as well. The Saddam Hussein trial and execution, as well as the Nuremberg trials are used as examples. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Aleksandar Fatic's Reconciliation Via the War Crimes Tribunal Reviewed »

This 3 page paper reviews Fatic's book, REconciliation via the WAr Crimes Tribunal. Negative review with examples. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Jimmy Hoffa and Robert F. Kennedy »

A 3 page discussion of the conflict between Hoffa and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy. This paper highlights the organized crime connections of not just Hoffa but the Kennedy's as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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A History of American Organized Crime »

A 15 page research paper that offers a history of organized crime in the US. The writer follows this history from Prohibition to the current day, concentrating on the career of Lucky Luciano, and arguing that the influence of the Mafia has declined in recent years, as Asian and Latin ...
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Crimes Against Humanity by Ward Churchill and For Indians, No Thanksgiving and the Exposure of the 'Native American' Myth »

A 5 page paper which examines how the Native American has been erroneously depicted throughout American history, as exposed by Michael Dorris in “For Indians, No Thanksgiving,” and by Ward Churchill in “Crimes Against Humanity.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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'The Noble Experiment' of Alcohol Prohibition in the United States »

A 5 page paper discussing prohibition in the United States. During its nearly 14 years, the 18th amendment caused more problems than good. Crime flourished, alcohol became a near-mythic commodity, and countless dollars were wasted through destruction and confiscation. Bibliography lists five sources.
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American Prohibition and the Economic Boom of the 1920s »

This 9 page paper presents an overview of life in America during the 1920s with an emphasis on prohibition and the boom economy. The paper is broken down into sections featuring those issues in response to questions posed by a student. The 1929 crash is discussed in detail as is ...
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1920s' Prohibition and Its Impact Upon U.S. Crime, Religion, and Economics »

An 8 page paper which examines the effects alcohol prohibition had on economics, religion, and crime in the United States during the 1920s. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Prohibition and the Growth of Organized Crime »

5 pages. Prohibition was the primary cause in major social changes that occurred during and after it's existence. For the most part, the changes were for the worse. Not only did Prohibition force people to go 'underground' with their drinking and bootlegging, but it is also believed to have been one of ...
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Rick Porrello's The History of the Cleveland Mafia »

A ten page paper which looks at Rick Porrello’s account of the development of the Mafia in Cleveland, Ohio, and his research into his own family’s involvement with organised crime during the era of Prohibition. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s Crimes Against Nature »

A 4 page review on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s book “Crimes Against Nature.” Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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Crimes Against Nature by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. »

A 5 page paper which reviews and analyzes Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s work Crimes Against Nature. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The 1966 Miranda v Arizona Case and Civil Rights »

(5 pp) A lot of us may only get crime information from television or movies, as we hear the television detective mumble something to the suspect, as he "cuffs 'em." What you are seeing and not hearing is the "Miranda rights." This discussion examines the definition, the ...
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Cochran and Miller's 1941 Text The Age of Enterprise »

(5 pp) Although this text originally was published in 1941, it was reissued again in 1962, and gives the author's viewpoint that the majority of American life runs upon a business premise. As one reads the text, it is curious to look at today's society and see if ...
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Go West Young Man »

This 5 page paper considers some of the less positive aspects of the concept that our nation’s expansion westward was a divine given right. An annotated bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Incompatibilities of European and Native American Cultures »

A 5 page discussion of the numerous incompatibilities between Native American and European cultures. Analyzes differences in societal organization, concepts of land ownership, and use of natural resources. Concludes that these differences are only a few of many and that incompatibilities have resulted in the decimation of both a ...
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French Absolute Monarchy and Renaissance of Europe »

This 7 page paper examines the impact of the European Renaissance on the concept of an absolute monarchy in France. In addition, it discusses the resulting Baroque period and the scientific revolution that were directly attributed to the Renaissance and the turmoil caused as a result.
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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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Property Rights of Native Americans »

A 7 page discussion of Native American property rights. Provides a brief historical review of the move to the reservation system and tribally owned lands and then the pressures to dissolve that tribal ownership. Ties the concept of property rights into the issue of sovereignty and concludes ...
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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