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Thematic Similarities Between American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan and Myne Owne Ground by Breen and Innes »

A 3 page paper which examines the similar themes presented in Breen and Innes’ “Myne Owne Ground” and Edmund S. Morgan’s “American Slavery, American Freedom.” No additional sources cited.
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An Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in America »

A 6 page analysis of Edmund S. Morgan's book American Slavery/American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. In this book Morgan examines the economic and demographic development of early Virginia. The fact that a love for liberty and equality in the American colonies developed simultaneously with a reliance on the ...
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Comparative Analysis of Works by Thomas Jefferson and Thomas Paine »

A 3 page paper which compares Thomas Paine’s “Common Sense” with Thomas Jefferson’s “The Virginia Act For Establishing Religious Freedom.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Slavery Abolition Debates »

An 8 page paper that defines the hottest event leading up to 1876 to be the debate over the abolition of slavery, not only on moral grounds, but also on the political grounds of retaining the union of states. Debate topics include writings and speeches made by Garnet, Douglass, Garrison, ...
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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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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Notes on the State of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson »

In 9 pages, the author discusses Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia. Notes on the State of Virginia is an extensive work undertook by Thomas Jefferson. In this tome, Jefferson discussed his state of Virginia proudly and in great detail. The book was written in the ...
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History of the Middle East »

An 8 page research paper that discusses various aspects of Middle Eastern history. Topics covered include the coinage of the term "Middle East," and the rise and fall of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Native Americans and Different East and West European Experiences »

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of ...
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18th Century Virginia and Slavery »

This 7 page paper takes a look at the slave trade in Virginia during the 1700s. Attention is paid to the geography of Virginia and its ambivalence due to its proximity between North and South. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Virginia's Way of Life and American Revolutionaries »

This 7-page paper examines Sydnor's American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington’s Virginia, examines the theories behind democracy and aristoracy, and discusses if Virginia's political systems from the 18th and 19th centuries would work in today's political system.
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Persian Gulf War, Marine and Naval Operations »

This 10-page paper focuses on naval and marine operations conducted during the 1991 Persian Gulf War. The paper explains the support that naval operations provided to ensure that the error and ground war would be successful. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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San Domingo Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture »

10 pages in length. Rebellion was part of the enslaved people's everyday lives in San Domingo. Not a day went by that they did not plan and scheme and devise ways to gain their freedom, a freedom that was unjustly oppressed by the white population. Yet so ...
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Economic and Political Freedom Views »

A 7 page paper presenting some of the views of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau and Benjamin Franklin regarding the interconnection of personal virtue, political freedom and economic freedom. The conclusion from the readings is that political and economic freedom go hand in hand, and that personal virtue ...
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Why Did Iraq Invade Iran in 1980? »

This 5 page paper examines the different causes of the Iran Iraq war which started in 1980 and lasted 8 years. The writer looks beyond the dispute over the Shatt al-Arab waterway, to the underlying issues and the build up of hostility which lead to the outbreak. The bibliography cites ...
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Brazil and Civil Wars »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the 1980's Nicaraguan civil war and provides country statistics for Brazil. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Elections Which Have Made History »

There have been critical presidential elections in U.S. history; this 4 page paper examines three: 1860, 1932 and 1980. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Europeans, Native Americans, and Greed »

A 5 page consideration of the motivations that characterized the early interactions between Native Americans and the Europeans that invaded their shores. European peoples not only took advantage of Native Americans but committed one atrocity after another in their attempts to prosper from them. The Native Americans, though ...
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America and Changing Freedom »

A 6 page paper that examines the history of America's association with freedom and the changes that this association has undergone since the nation's birth. Discussed is the meaning of freedom during the birth of the nation, throughout the twentieth century, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century. ...
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American History and the Price of Freedom »

A 4 page paper which discusses the price of freedom through struggles in American history. The struggles highlight the cost of freedom as it relates to soldiers, slaves, and women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Eastern Europe after WWII, Nationalism, Ethnic Violence, Anti-Semitism »

This 6 page research paper consider the issues of nationalism, ethnic violence, and anti-Semitism in Central and Eastern Europe after WWII and argues that the Nazi surrender did not constitute a fresh beginning in regards to these factors as they continued after the war. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Liberty, Freedom and Their Meanings According to James Madison and Gordon Woods »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the meaning of freedom and liberty as depicted by Gordon Woods, " Radicalism of the American Revolution," and the federalist paper by James Madison. It opens with a description of each paper and the underlying meaning of the authors words when it cam e to the concept of ...
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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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Critical Analysis of American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan »

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes Edmund S. Morgan's book 'American Slavery, American Freedom.' Morgan argues that the simultaneous development of slavery and freedom represents the central paradox of early American history. This text goes far in explaining the paradox. No additional sources cited.
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World War II the US and Japan »

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. ...
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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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A Book Review of Modern Middle East History »

A 6 page book review of A History of the Modern Middle East by William Cleveland (1994). This is a complex and scholarly work, designed to present Middle Eastern history to both students and general readers who have not previously studied this subject. The Middle East plays ...
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1980s' Soviet Union »

A 5 page research paper that examines the end of the Cold War, focusing on the arms race and the Soviet Union. After World War II, the world faced another crisis, in the form of expansion by the Soviet Union of its sphere of influence. While historians and scholars differ ...
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Changes in the U.S. before and after Thomas Jefferson »

An 8 page paper discussing Thomas Jefferson and the country before, and during, the time of his election. The Federalists had implemented Alien and Sedition Acts which severely threatened the freedoms the people had fought so hard for. While this was not the fault of President Adams, it did occur ...
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The Leadership Ability and Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson »

10 pages in length. As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson's accomplishments and leadership ability virtually changed the course of history. Throughout his esteemed political career, Jefferson maintained a great deal of belief in the common man, as well as harbored considerable sympathy and compassion ...
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History of Teutonic Knights »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the history of the Teutonic Knights, a military-religious order similar to the better known Templar or Hospitaller Orders of the middle ages. The Teutonic Knights were responsible for bringing Christianity to Eastern Europe through numerous crusades that lasted through to the fifteenth ...
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Axis Strategies in WWII »

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle ...
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Heinlein's "Stranger In A Strange Land" - War: A Uniquely Human Reality »

8 pages in length. Heinlein's thematic implications abound throughout the pages of Stranger in a Strange Land, with the author tackling such prickly ideas as sexual freedom, institutional domination and organized religion. However, one of his least recognized themes provides a significantly deeper understanding of the human race ...
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Mexico's Revolution and the Impact of Race and Class Issues »

A 10 page paper discussing the issues of class and race that led to Mexico's independence from Spain. It appears that the only lasting change resulting from the revolution was that Mexico did gain its independence from Spain. Class and race divisions existed before, and they existed afterward ...
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Culture and History of the Eastern Woodlands' Miami Indians »

An 8 page discussion of the Miami Indians, indigenous representatives of the Eastern Woodlands. Provides a brief history of the Miami since contact with Europeans and outlines the cultural changes which they have experienced. Emphasizes that Miami Indians today are often identical in their appearance and lifeways to ...
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History and Impact of the Cold War »

This is a 10 page paper discussing the events that led up to the Cold War. Major causes and issues are included and the overall effect of the war is discussed. The gradual build up of forces on both the capitalist Western side and the communist Eastern side are included. ...
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Slavery and Freedom »

A 9 page paper discussing opinions surrounding the issue of freedom as it relates to all aspects of life in regards to two separate pieces of work. One piece of work is The Lowell Offering, edited by Benita Eisler, and The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick ...
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Slavery and Cash Crops in Virginia’s History »

A 13 page paper which examines and discusses slavery and cash crops in the history of Virginia, with emphasis on the 18th century. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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American Colonies and Slavery Origins »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from participating ...
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Employee Development in the U.S. Army »

A 7 page paper discussing salient points regarding employee development and retention using training as a tool. The paper discusses the reasons for pursuing employee development and retention and offers a training plan using an approach similar to that already in use by the 84th U.S. Army Reserve Readiness ...
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Alleged North and South Dichotomy and American Slavery »

This 8 page paper examines the North/South dichotomy regarding slavery. The thesis is that the difference is overstated. Much attention goes to Virginia to prove the point. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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U.S. Colonies and Slavery »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from ...
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Virginia, Cuba, and the Practice of Slavery »

This 15 page paper attempts to explain the differences in the way that Cuban slaves were treated as compared to those in the state of Virginia. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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Self Fulfilling Prophecy of the Cold War »

A 10 page piece that discusses the self-fulfilling prophecy of the Cold War, in that the buildup of arms against the perceived threat to borders and national economic stability, created an atmosphere of fear and annihilation. Or did it? The governments eventually moved onto the ground that there ...
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War As Viewed by David Malouf and Voltaire »

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares Voltaire's Candide and David Malouf's Fly Away Peter. The writer argues that these two anti-war novels approach their subject from very different perspectives, yet there is common ground also. No additional sources cited.
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US Soft Power Strategies During the Cold War »

This 10 page research paper examines US soft power strategies employed during the Cold War to counter those of the Soviet Union. A comprehensive overview is provided that includes discussing the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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Civil Rights and the NAACP During the 1960s »

A 5 page research paper that takes the unusual form of a letter from an attorney for the NAACP in the 1960s who has been asked to represent an African American for nonpayment of income tax. The letter is to the judge handling the case asking for dismissal. The writer ...
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Houdon's George Washington Statue »

This 5 page paper discusses the George Washington Statue, which resides in Virginia, which was crafted by the famed French sculptor Houdon. This paper examines the detail and history of the statue, as well as exploring the life of Houdon. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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First Crusade from the Islamic Perspective »

A 4 page paper discussing the Muslim view at the beginning of the First Crusade. The Crusaders’ mission was to regain Jerusalem, the holiest ground of the Christian faith, from the grasp of the Muslims. Though the Muslims had waged a half-hearted holy war against the Byzantine empire, ...
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Thomas Jefferson's Virginia »

5 pages. Jefferson’s Virginia demonstrates the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. The people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of the authoritarian, which favors government that controls the people, and that of the democratic that favors government controlled by the people. Bibliography lists ...
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