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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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Four Commencement Speakers from American History »

A 7 page exercise in selecting speakers for a fictional graduation. The author selects four key speakers from three different historical periods. The theme of the proposed graduation is individualism and spirit of community, the balance between the spiritual and material worlds, and race and ethnicity in American ...
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Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, Slavery, and Freedom »

5 pages. Mark Twain not only wrote entertaining novels but he wrote with a purpose as well. In Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn, for instance, Twain made some very obvious critiques and satires regarding freedom and slavery. This paper assesses the effects and significance of this theme throughout Twain's ...
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Analyzing Three Poems About War »

This 3 page paper evaluates three poems about the ravages of war by three different authors. The poems are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Strategy Assignments »

An 8 page paper containing 3 assignments in strategic planning and public administration. The first addresses the role of strategic planning in a highly political environment; the second discusses clarifying the organizational mission statement; and the third assesses three mission statements. The organizations used are the US Naval ...
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History of Cigarette Advertising »

A 14 page paper. Cigarette advertising began in the early 1900s. It was about 1924 when women were targeted as a market. Tobacco companies first had to dispel society’s mindset against women smoking. Three themes have dominated public relations campaigns and marketing campaigns directed towards women. These are discussed as ...
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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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1815 to 1860 U.S. Reform Movements »

This 6 page paper discusses three of the many reform movements between the early and mid-1800s. The three explained and discussed are communalism, abolition and women's rights. Each one overlaps with the other and/or emerged from the other. For instance, individualism led to communalism, from which women's rights emerged. The ...
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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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Holy Grail's History »

A 7 page paper discussing the sources from which the theme of the Holy Grail was gathered, and how the theme has changed over time. Sources discussed include the Mabinogion, Chrétien de Troyes, Robert de Boron, the Perlesvaus, the Queste del Saint Graal, and Thomas Malory. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Wartime Advertising »

A 6 page paper on how companies need to market and advertise their products and services during wartime. Examined in the paper is how advertisers often have to switch their ads around to include more war themes and express certain patriotic themes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Lewis and Clark Expedition and an Evaluation of Thomas Jefferson's Instructions »

8 pages in length. When Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began their expedition in search of the Pacific Ocean, they ended up at the spot where the Pacific meets the Columbia River. Their journey was experienced vicariously by President Thomas Jefferson, who was the primary driving force behind ...
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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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A Review of How Did American Slavery Begin? »

A 5 page overview of the historical provided in the five separate essays which comprise this book. Comments on the injustice of one reviewers comments and provides a review which is targeted toward illuminating the common ideas and themes in the essays contained in "How Did American Slavery Begin". ...
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Christopher Columbus's Views of Native Americans »

A 3 page paper that discusses not only the genocide of indigenous peoples instigated by Columbus on his voyages, but also that it engendered the same policy in Euro-American societies. The paper presents the viewpoint presented in a 1996 position paper on Columbus and the fallacy of idolizing him ...
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1880 to 1980, a Century of Russian and American Theater's Revolutionary Elements »

A twenty-page paper which looks at the work of selected Russian and American dramatists during the period 1880 to 1980, and assesses the ways in which their work, both in terms of form and content, afforded a revolutionary perspective on the socio-cultural systems of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Australia Support for the War in Terror Following 9/11 »

This 3 page paper looks at the role of Australia and Australian forces in the war on terror and their support to the USD forces. The paper assesses the reason for Australia involvement and looks at the involvement between 2001 and 2012. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
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Assessing the Market With a Demand Curve's Positive Slope »

A 5 page paper that critically assesses the argument that for some goods, the economics demand curve may exhibit a positive slope. Presented is an example using the current cola war between Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola and a shift in demand curve slope that could possibly occur were ...
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The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide? »

This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not ...
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"Sorrow Of War," "Perfume Dreams" And "In Country" - Review »

12 pages in length. Ninh's The Sorrow of War, Lam's Perfume Dreams and Mason's In Country are drawn together by the single thread of war, yet their unique perspectives take readers on three distinct journeys that cultivate entirely distinctive impressions. For a war whose perspective is typically that ...
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Three Secondary European Wars »

Three Mini-Wars in European History: This 5-page essay examines three of the secondary wars in European history between (1700-1990). These conflicts were just as passionate, just as politically motivated, and just as deadly. However, when the fighting was over, these wars left more men standing. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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'The Wall' by Jean Paul Sartre and Existential Writing »

This 5 page report discusses Jean Paul Sartre’s short story, “The Wall,” which takes place during the 1930s in the era of the Spanish Civil War. Three men are arrested, placed on trial, and sentenced to death for rather nebulous political reasons. The authorities are prepared to execute people for little or no reason whatsoever, ...
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Community Health Model of Alcoholism and a Native American Reservation »

This 20 page paper considers the problem of alcoholism as it is unique to populations of Native Americans living on Reservations, and outlines an alcohol treatment program within a community health model as in intervention. This paper not only outlines the program, but also assesses the successes and failures ...
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18th and 19th Century Equality and Liberty »

This 5 page paper assesses the tensions between liberty and equality as outlined in Hunt's The French Revolution and Human Rights and Mill's On Liberty. This paper considers whether the concepts of liberty and equality are compatible or incompatible as reflected upon by Hunt and Mill. Bibliography lists ...
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Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 »

This 5 page paper considers the application of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and assesses the implications in terms of a specific case scenario. This paper identifies the central issues of a case and considers the positions presented, providing a decision based on the facts ...
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British Rule in Nineteenth Century India »

This 4 page paper assesses both the adverse impacts of British rule and the more beneficial aspects. Examples provided include technological development, the opium trade, and mutiny. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Victorian England's Fallen Women »

This 11 page paper assesses the fallen women of 19th century England. This paper determines how these women were treated, their marginalization, and attempts at rehabilitation through religious means. This paper also defines the basic perspectives on prostitution in the 19th century and the way in which this influenced ...
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Mass Customization and Marketing Questions »

A 7 page paper in two parts, each addressing separate marketing questions. Part I discusses a 2004 magazine article addressing the shift from mass marketing to "micro marketing" and what it could mean to marketers, consumers and the US economy. Part II assesses primary product categories and market ...
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Analyzing the First, Third, and Seventh Presidents of the United States »

In seven pages, this paper examines these presidencies to determine what each man sought to achieve and actually achieved. It also assesses to what degree Jackson was the successor to both Washington and Jefferson. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Engelhardt's The End of Victory Culture »

A five page paper which assesses Engelhardt's 'the End of Victory Culture' in terms of American history and the importance of conflict and the Cold War in American social consciousness. Bibliography lists one source.
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Analyzing Homeward Bound American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine Tyler May »

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 ...
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Norman Hampson's Arguments on the French Revolution »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the central arguments and underpinnings of the French Revolution of 1789. This paper assesses the arguments of Norman Hampson, who has argued that frustrated attempts at moderation could have established a new society peacefully, but that the nobility blocked this kind ...
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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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Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the basic points in Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of English, especially as they relate to the concept of kingship. This paper considers what Bede’s perceptions of the ideal kingdom or kingship might have been related to the text, and also assesses the ...
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Analysis of Stoessinger's Why Nations Go To War II »

A 5 page, analytical evaluation of Stoessinger's "Why Nations Go To War"-- a political treatise on the causes of war in the 20th century. The writer assesses the importance of leaders' personalities, conquest, and war as an aspect of human nature. It is argued that while another major world conflict ...
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Contemporary Organization's IT Uses »

A 14 page examination of the role that information technology (I.T.) plays in organizational communications. Specifically examined is the U.S. Army, e-mail, and the importance of secrecy, confidentiality, etc; This branch of military is examined as a corporate entity and the overall effectiveness if I.T. is assessed. Bibliography lists 9 ...
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Article Review of 'Predatory Initiators and Changing Landscapes for Warfare' by Karen Rasler and William Thompson »

This 5 page paper assesses the basic elements of Karen Rasler and William Thompson’s article “Predatory initiators and changing landscapes for warfare,” published in an August, 1999, issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution. This paper outlines the basic premise of the article, including an assessment of the Gartner-Siverson ...
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A Decade in the Persian Gulf »

This 6 page paper explores the region ten years after the Gulf War and assesses what has happened over the course of a decade. Attention to technology and military preparedness is provided and a description and comparison of countries in the region is also included. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and ...
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The American Military and Asian Prostitution »

A 5 page look at Sturdevant & Stoltzfus's 'Let The Good Times Roll,' a book examining Asian prostitutes as a class of victims of American soldiers during times of war. Various social reasons for Asian prostitution are assessed and the American military is scrutinized for endorsing their solicitation. No ...
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Why Nations Go to War by Stoessinger »

A 10 page paper focusing primarily upon Stoessinger's book "Why Nations Go To War" and complementing it with extra research. The writer discusses war in the twentieth century, its causes & outcomes, etc;. The concept of Mutually Assured Destruction (M.A.D.) is examined and the possibility of another major conflict ...
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The Postive and Negative Impacts of the Two World Wars »

6 pages in length. Postwar activities inherently reflect the inevitable process of catch-up and convergence; while this process takes place, scores of people work diligently as a means by which to piece their lives back together. In assessing the positive and negative impacts of both World War I ...
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Gettysburg Address of President Abraham Lincoln »

This 5 page paper assesses the writing and delivery of this infamous speech, answering questions as to its brevity and meaning. Lincoln's probable emotions and state of mind is a large part of the inquiry. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The True Impact of the Civil Rights Movement »

This 3 page paper assesses this critical point in time and Kings importance in it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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USS Maine Bombing in 1989 and the Reactions by American Newspapers »

This 6 page paper considers the perspectives of American journalists regarding the bombing of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor during the Spanish/American War. This paper assesses the perception of journalists through a view of the history and the reactions in newspaper/magazine articles from this era. Bibliography lists ...
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Technology and Contemporary Civilization »

This 12 page paper considers the interactions between technology and modern civilization, with a specific analytical view of the impact of technology on social forces, including the way in which we wage war. This paper outlines the changes in military technology as they underscore social change and also assesses ...
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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn »

A 4 page look at the works of Thomas Kuhn and his advancements in Behavior Theory. Specifically examined is the infamous "(The) Structure of Scientific Revolutions"-- in which Kuhn developed his concept of a paradigm. Kuhn's rationale and use if applied theory are assessed. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources-- including ...
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18th Century European Power Struggles »

This 12 page paper assesses eighteenth century Europe and evaluates changes in power through different nation states. France is the focal point of this paper which takes the position that the French Revolution, and others, were started due to neglect by the sitting monarchs. Annotated bibliography lists 4 sources. ...
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Nuclear Testing, Pakistan, and India »

A 5 page paper discussing the current issue of nuclear testing as it relates to India and Pakistan. It has been many years since any nuclear testing has been conducted in any part of the world and the recent tensions between India and Pakistan have apparently brought out the 'big ...
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The Punic Wars »

This 10 page paper discusses the three Punic Wars and how they affected Roman society, economics and the military. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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FROM HERE TO ECONOMY - AN ANALYSIS »

This 4-page paper focuses on Buchholt'z "Here To Economy," and explores his ideas that the three greatest economic events were the industrial revolution, the Great Depression, and the information technology age. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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