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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Slavery in Cape Colony, Before and After 1815 »

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 sources.
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Cause of the Biafra War »

A 5 page overview of the history of the Biafra War. This paper examines the underlying causes of the war, identifying those causes as being related to the problems instigated by European colonialism. The assertion is presented that it was this colonialism that impregnated the idea of ethnic ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Press in Great Britain and France »

A 6 page research paper that compares and contrasts French and British newspaper reporting. The writer argues that French newspapers are moving toward more investigative reporting, while British journalists, according to Pilger (1996b) appear to be moving away from investigative journalism. While French papers continue to assume that their ...
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Cold War and Great Britain's MI6 Relevance »

This 3 page paper examines this British intelligence agency and other agencies aligned with British forces. The positive and negative effects of MI6 are the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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French Revolution and French Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the basis of French nationalism within the framework of the French Revolution of 1789. French colonialism and the French Algerian war are discussed in this context. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Gulf Wars and the Arab andIsraeli Conflict »

This 8 page report discusses key themes in the conflicts that have taken place and continue to occur in the Middle East. The processes of territorial change in the Arab-Israeli conflict must be examined as both a unique case and as a recurrent pattern. There are also fundamental issues that ...
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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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19th Century Developments and the Relevance of Social Darwinism »

This 5 page paper looks at Darwinism and how it helps to explain slavery and colonialism during the 1800s. Social Darwinism as a concept is explored. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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British Army and Sinn Fein Influences on Northern Ireland »

A 6 page contention that the role of the British Army has been significantly impacted by a number of factors throughout history. The author of this paper asserts that the Sinn Fein, an Irish nationalist political party, has comprised one of the most influential of these factors since its inception ...
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Evolution of the American Revolution »

5 pages in length. No different than most other wars, the American Revolution began as the result of a quest for independence and freedom from oppressive rule. British North American colonists were content with being loyal to their homeland; it was only after British rule began enforcing unnecessary ...
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American Revolution Causes »

All too often, our contemporary media portrays the American Revolutionary War as a relatively brief and glorious fight for Independence from British taxation. In reality, it was for at least a century and a half prior to the onset of Revolutionary conflict that the forthcoming war was foreshadowed through ...
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Historically Comparing British and French Politics »

This 6 page paper explores reasons for the relative stability of the British government as compared with the history of France in this realm. The Enlightenment is discussed as well as the French Revolution. Politics over the past two centuries are explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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French, Spanish, and British Colonists »

A 4 page paper which examines the difference between French and Spanish colonists and British colonists as it relates to revolution and rebellion against Britain. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Ride of Paul Revere »

A 5 page research paper that examines the true circumstances and contributions of Paul Revere to the American Revolution. While pointing out that the details of Longfellow's famous poem are inaccurate, the writer argues that Revere's life, in general, was indicative of the political and cultural attitude of New Englanders ...
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United Kingdom and the War Against Terrorism »

A paper which looks at some of the reasons why the UK became involved in the war against terrorism as a result of the events of September 11, how this is perceived by the British public, and the extent to which the fight against terrorism is seen to be a ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'Paul Revere's Ride,' Its Inaccuracies, and the Real Paul Revere »

A 5 page research paper that examines the true circumstances and contributions of Paul Revere to the American Revolution. While pointing out that the details of Longfellow's famous poem are inaccurate, the writer argues that Revere's life, in general, was indicative of the political and cultural attitude of New Englanders during that era and ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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Conservatism and British Political Philosopher Edmund Burke »

This 5 page report discusses British parliamentarian and political philosopher Edmund Burke (1730-97) and his essay titled "Reflections on the Revolution in France" and why he discounted the revolution. It also discusses why Burke should be thought of as a political "conservative." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Iroquois and Huron Patterns of Trade »

A 6 page discussion of the trade networks which evolved between the Huron and Iroquois and the French and British invaders of their land. Emphasizes that the particulars of such trade varied considerably with the time period. Concludes that while the Native Americans would definitely be affected by their ...
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US Government's Separation of Powers »

5 pages. Explains the separation of powers in the United States government, and how this can sometimes cause disharmony between the President and Congress. This results in inefficiency. In contrast, the British parliamentary system and the French presidential-parliamentary system both produce harmony between the executive and the legislative ...
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The Symbolic Function of Marriage in Irving's "Rip Van Winkle" »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of marriage in Irving's "Rip Van Winkle". Evidence for the marriage's symbolic representation of the American/British Revolutionary conflict is presented. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Social Reform in Nineteenth Century India »

This 4 page paper discusses the relative benefits and negativities associated with the nineteenth century British colonization of India. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Revolutionary War and the British Loyalists »

A 4 page paper which examines the colonists who remained faithful to the British during the American Revolution, discussing the reasons behind their choice, and the consequences of this loyalty during and after the war. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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British Sympathizers in the Revolutionary War »

This 24 page paper considers the many societal impacts that went hand in hand with the Revolutionary War. The many wrongs dealt British Sympathizers are illuminated. Bibliography lists 30 sources.
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British Empire and Winston Churchill »

A 15 page research essay exploring Churchill's protectionist desire to maintain the British Empire at all costs, even when this included forging a permanent alliance with its old enemy, the United States. Explored briefly is the extent of the empire, a historiography of some of Churchill's attempts at maintaining ...
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British Soldier and Statesman Sir Winston Churchill »

A seven page paper which looks at the life and political and military career of Winston Churchill, the British soldier and statesman, with particular reference to his leadership during the Second World War. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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War of 1812 and Commodore Isaac Chauncey »

This 5 page paper discusses some of Chauncey's actions and command at Lakes Erie and Ontario. Chauncey established his main site at Sacket's Harbor by Lake Ontario. His aim was to prevent communication between the British forces along Lake Ontario. He succeeded in doing that although Chauncey is not perceived ...
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George Washington and the Revolutionary War »

This 3 page paper examines George Washington's leadership ability. it contends that Washington was ultimately responsible for the victory and not the incompetence of the British forces. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Slavery Abolition in England »

This 5 page paper discusses the involvement of various British citizens in the anti-slavery movment. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Tower of London's History »

A 6 page paper which discusses the history of the Tower of London. The paper also addresses how the tower fits into the British Culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Early Modern History of England »

This 7 page paper explores the early modern history of England, including the first British Empire. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Introduction to West African History by Michael Crowder »

Michael Crowder's Introduction to West African history is an eye opening experience. With the background provided by Crowder of the colonial period, the escalation of Nationalism is understood within both the historical context and the social dynamics. This 5 page paper addresses the nature of British and French ...
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History of Europe »

A 9 page paper which addresses there specific topics in European history. The paper examines why Britain's attempts to colonize America were unsuccessful, John Locke contribute to the development of a progressive theory of history, and the similarities and differences between British and French colonization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Economic History Of The Pacific Northwest »

This 2.5 page paper reports some of the characteristics of the economy in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Post 1878 History of Cyprus »

A five page paper which looks at the history of Cyprus since the beginning of British colonial rule in the nineteenth century, and considers the respective roles of the UK and the US in the island’s aspirations towards independence and the ongoing conflicts with mainland Turkey. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Strategies in the 1777 Battle of Saratoga »

A twenty five page paper which looks at the strategies involved in the Battle of Saratoga of 1777, and the events which led up to this turning-point in the War of Independence. The paper considers such factors as the difficulties which the British commanders found in implementing their military tactics, ...
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Comparison of Culloden and Crysler's Farm Battles »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the two battles and compares certain factors. The thesis that the victories of the British really went to the weaknesses of the opposing side is supported. The Battle of Culloden takes place in eighteenth century England and The Battle of ...
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Early American Slavery »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion about indentured servitude during early times in America and the displacement of that system when slavery was expanded from British America. Bibliography lists fours sources.
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England's King George III vs. the American Colonists »

This 5 page report discusses the arguments that could be used to defend King George (1738-1820) of England against the charges against him by the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War. This report argues that King George III should not be blamed for having “lost America” and that the actions leading to the colonial ...
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British Industrial Revolution, Its Causes, and Impact »

A 5 page research paper which focuses on the work of historian E.J. Hobsbawm and his book Industry and Empire, in explaining the reasons why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Great Britain toward the end of the eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Seventeenth Century Puritan Colonization and Nineteenth Century Reconstruction Explored »

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a ...
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Falkland Islands' War he War for the Falklands: Altruism or Economic Control? »

In 1982 Argentina invaded a handful of islands in the South Atlantic that supported a population of barely 2,000 humans (and approximately one hundred sheep for each human). Experts and non-experts were proposing theories that ranged from the Argentine foot soldier's view of 'freeing the islands from the yoke ...
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Justification for the Declaration of the War of 1812 »

This 3 page paper points out the many reasons that the US declared war on Great Britain in 1812. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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1756 to 1763 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 ...
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Society and Politics of the French Speaking Portion of Africa »

This 5 page report discusses the French theory and resultant attitude of a “civilizing mission” in terms of its relationships with the nations of Africa. The ways in which such attitudes shaped the mindsets and identity of French-speaking African nations are as deeply imbedded as the ides of the ...
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Political Aspects of Slavery »

7 pages in length. Indeed, there is nothing of a more political nature than the concept of slavery. Oppressing one from living a free life that is inherently granted to each and every person could not be any more political, for it goes against the very grain of ...
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United States, the Caribbean, and Slavery »

An 8 page paper that explores the issue of whether slaves lived under 'better' conditions in either of these countries. The paper shows that the conditions of the slaves was similar during the years of slavery, and discusses the current debate on the socioeconomic impacts of slavery in the two ...
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