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18th and 19th Century Great Britain's Social History Development »

A ten page paper which looks at the way in which Britain, and particularly England, changed and developed between 1700 and 1900, in terms of industrialisation, the growth of the middle class, the changes in conditions for the working population, and the improvements in social reform which came about during ...
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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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Paris During the Eighteenth Century and London During the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page research paper that examines Paris in the eighteenth century and London in the nineteenth. The writer argues that an examination of these two cities in these respective centuries shows that the situations in each case could not have existed elsewhere or else-when. In each case the ...
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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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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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Art and the Impact of Industrialization »

A five page paper which looks at the effect which the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century had upon art, and the ways in which reactions against it such as the Art and Craft movement led to the development of Art Nouveau and the later combination of functional design with ...
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Modern Era and 1870 to 1920 Development »

A 5 page research paper on how the Victorian era of the late nineteenth century evolved by 1920 into the modern era. The writer addresses the effects of the Industrial Revolution, but also how this instigated sociological change. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Trade Unions, etc. »

An 8 page research paper that answers four questions pertaining to economic conditions in Europe in the nineteenth century. Topics explored are the relationship between union and socialism; difference between liberalism and conservatism; causes behind imperialism and causes and effects of population expansion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Irish Republican Army's History »

A fourteen page paper which looks at the history of the Irish Republication Army, from its formation out of the Irish Volunteer Army in the early twentieth-century to its part in the peace negotiations of the 1990s. The paper considers the way in which the IRA’s strategies and organisation changed ...
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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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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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Uncle Tom's Cabin, Eliza and Marie »

This 4 page essay is on the characters of Eliza Harris and Marie St. Clare in Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin." The writer argues that Eliza, a slave, fits the nineteenth century societal ideal for women, while Marie, a plantation owner's wife, does not. Bibliography lists ...
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Slavery and Reform in West Africa by Trevor Getz »

This 5 page book review pertains to Slavery and Reform in West Africa: Toward Emancipation in Nineteenth-century Senegal and the Gold Coast by Trevor Getz. The writer provides a comprehensive overview of the text that describes the author's main objectives, methodology and effectiveness. Only the primary source is cited.
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Women's Right to Vote Movement Success »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. ...
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Late 19th Century Leisure »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the development of leisure in the late nineteenth century and how it resulted largely due to the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The writer discusses leisure activities that hinged on a technological innovation and also touches on the socioeconomic implications of increased ...
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Women's Peace Movement in Israel and Ireland »

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' ...
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Charles Baudelaire's Poetry »

An 8 page paper discussing this nineteenth-century French poet and his tremendous influence on the modernist tradition in the twentieth century. It discusses five poems of Baudelaire's poems in some depth, and offers an opinion on why he was so influential. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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French Literature, Naturalism, Realism, and Romanticism »

An 8 page paper looking at these important movements in late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century literature, with a special emphasis on their development in France. Five authors are discussed: Chateaubriand, Sand, Flaubert, de Maupassant, and Balzac. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of John Keats’ Poem ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ and Bob Dylan’s Song ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ »

In three pages this paper compares Keats’ nineteenth century poem with Dylan’s twentieth century song. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.
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Women and the Advent of Unions »

This 3 page paper examines unionism early in the twentieth century, and in the late nineteenth century. Problems experienced by women are highlighted. information on the Triangle Factory fire is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Federal Government's Morill Act Land Grants »

A 4 page paper on the grants of vacant land given by the U.S. Federal government to make improvements during the last half of the19th century. Included in the discussion is the first Morill Act which helped build up railroads from 1850 through 1871 and also the Second Morill Act ...
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The Anti-Slavery Movement »

A 3 page overview of the abolitionist movement of the nineteenth century. This paper emphasizes the multifaceted nature of the movement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Perspectives on Wealth »

A 6 page essay that looks at the writing of 3 19th century authors. In the nineteenth century, the Industrial Revolution swept across Western society, bringing innumerable benefits. However, these benefits were not evenly distributed throughout all classes in society and changes also increased the disparity in wealth between the ...
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Writers Compared and Contrasted »

This 4 page paper compares and contrasts the use of thematic material, social perspectives, use of irony, and characteristics of eighteenth and nineteenth century writers. Bibliography lists 5 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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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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Legacy of Conquest/The American West »

An 8 page book review on Patricia Limerick's history analysis, The Legacy of Conquest. In this book, Limerick presents a persuasive argument that disagrees with the popular conceptualization of the history of the American West. First of all, Limerick disagrees with the idea that 1890 constitutes a clear demarcation line ...
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U.S. History, Quilting, and Quilts »

An 8 page paper which examines how quilting enhanced the role of women in nineteenth-century society, considers the significance of quilting bees and quilts as folk art. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Late 18th and Mid 19th Century Anti Slavery Movements »

11 pages discussing the anti-slave movements that existed from the late eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries. Bibliography contains 11 sources.
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Lystra's "Searching The Heart" - Analysis »

4 pages in length. Lystra's "Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America" draws its influence from a long-standing misinterpretation of Victorian love and relationships as being covert and void of romantic undertones. The chronological scope of the nineteenth century provides for a more focused ...
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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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Nineteenth Century Growth of Northern Ireland's City of Belfast Industrial, Political, Religious and Social Factors »

This is a 10 page paper discussing Belfast in the 19th century. Belfast, in Northern Ireland, was very much unique in its industrial growth during the 19th century. In fact, from an industrial and prosperous standpoint, Belfast was more aligned with the economical features of the English cities of Manchester ...
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Metacom of the Wampanoag: Changing Perceptions Over Time »

A 7 page discussion of how the view of this man and his war against the English colonist changed over time. Basing the discussion on the popular nineteenth century play “Metamora”, this paper contends that Americans had softened in many regards as to their perception of Native Americans. ...
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“The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century” »

This 3 page paper summarises the main arguments and message of “The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism by Daniel Headrick in the Nineteenth Century”. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century City Planning »

7 pages in length. The nineteenth century city was ripe for change. Not only was there a dire need to improve upon communication networks, building types and architectural styles, but there was also a growing presence that required new definitions of "publicness" and the establishment of new power ...
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Spain in the Nineteenth Century and Catholic Influences »

(10pp) The nineteenth century in Spain began with the enmeshment of Church and State and concluded with complete separation. This discussion will look at some of the convoluted historical steps that occurred in between. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Diverse Views of the Latter Nineteenth Century Black Woman's Experience in Slave Women of the Fields and Charlotte Forten »

A 5 page overview of life as it was for slave women in the late latter nineteenth century. This paper contrasts those experiences with those of Charlotte Forten, a free black woman of relative privilege. The author contends that, although Forten was sympathetic to the black plight, her experiences are ...
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Overview of Marxist Historical Materialism Theory »

This 4 page paper delves into the concept and provides an overview of this Marxist theory. Contemporary views, and alterations of the nineteenth century theory, are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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The Cherokee and the Trail of Tears »

A 4 page discussion of the injustices inflicted during the early nineteenth century to the Cherokee people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Walker v. Brown, 1862 »

A 4 page summation of Walker v. Brown, a nineteenth century case that concerns a breach of contract and whether or not a party is obliged to pay for work done when the contract does not specifically mention that party. The writer summarizes the facts of the case, procedural history, ...
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Flaubert/Emma Bovary »

A 4 page essay that discusses the causes for Emma Bovary’s unhappy life and eventually suicide. These causes include Emma’s convent education and her passion for Romance novels, which is a habit she continued into adulthood. Also in childhood, the death of her mother and the occupation of her father ...
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Mexican Identity and the Significance of Porfirio Diaz »

This 5 page paper examines identity issues of Mexicans and the role played by this nineteenth century leader. The industrial revolution is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Civil Rights in the Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper looks at Jim Crow laws, the Civil War era, and various cases such as Plessy v. Ferguson and the Dred Scott Decision. Civil rights are evaluated in the context of nineteenth century cases. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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U.S. and the Rights of States »

This 7 page paper looks at the rights of stats in light of the constitutional convention and in the nineteenth century as well. The question of slavery is addressed in terms of the creation of the Constitution. The Dred Scott decision is also examined. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century Childhood in the Works of Henry James »

An 8 page essay that argues that Henry James works, The Turn of the Screw and What Maisie Knew, represent the way that childhood was socially constructed in the nineteenth century and the theme of both works is that children should be regarded as people, and not manipulated by adults ...
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Comparison of 1790 and 1860 Economies »

This 5 page paper examines the two time periods in American history. The time in between is the focus of this paper that examines the industrial revolution, slavery and immigration. Many statistics are included in this factual look at the early part of the nineteenth century when ...
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Nineteenth Century Great Britain, Middle Class and Working Women »

7 pages in length. The distinction between the lives of working and middle class women in nineteenth century Britain is both grand and far-reaching. That the working population was considered the equivalent of undesirable social outcasts when compared with their middle class counterparts clearly illustrates the unmistakable divide ...
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Treatment Delivery Systems and Addiction Treatment History »

This 4 page paper looks at the history of substance abuse treatment. The problem is looked at from the nineteenth century on, but a significant change in the 1980s is highlighted. Government involvement in the treatment of addiction and other problems are discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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The History of the Financial Markets »

This 8 page paper looks at the history of the financial markets. Starting with Ancient Rome and the etairia the paper looks at the development of investments in shares, the emergence of stock brokers and the stock markets as well as the way bubbles have developed as a result of ...
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