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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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Trial of the King Killers: English Civil War »

This 3 page essay offers a review of a video "The English Civil War: Trial of the King Killers." Well-produced and accurate, this short film dramatizes several of the 29 trials that occurred in 1660 against the men held responsible for the execution of Charles I at the close ...
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War Crimes Trials: Nuremberg and Iraq »

This 20 page paper compares and contrasts many aspects of the Nuremberg trial and the trial of Saddam Hussein. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Cold War Hysteria and 'Casualties' Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 6 page (4 pp. + 2 pp. Annotated Bibliography) paper that evaluates the Communist hysteria that gripped America during the late 1940s and early 1950s and evaluates the allegations that led to the arrest and trial of the New York couple on espionage charges. Specifically considered are whether ...
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Causes of War »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the true causation for war. Some theorists emphasize the material causes for war, that is, the desire for territory, economic factors, etc., while others focus on the ideological causes for war, that is, nationalism, religion, etc. There is seldom one specific cause that ...
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Middle Ages to the 18th Century Power of Religion in England »

This 8 page paper considers the hypothesis that religion is ultimately a tool that is used to control people. Example of the crusades, King Henry VIII and the witch hunts are cited to demonstrate this relations between religion power and control.The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Harris: Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches »

This 5 page paper discusses Marvin Harris's book "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: the Riddles of Culture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Influences on Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” »

This 3 page paper discusses some of the influences that led Ray Bradbury to write “Fahrenheit 451,” including the Nazi book burnings, the McCarthy witch hunts, and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Causes and Alliances Associated with the 30 Years War »

The thirty years war was a nebulously organized set of offensives and political maneuverings that are considered to have caused the worst periods of deprivation, brutality and suffering ever to have occurred. This 5 page paper provides an overview of the causes and alliances that were involved in this momentous ...
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Public & Private Interests/Peloponnesian War »

A 7 page research paper that address Thucydides' Peloponnesian War and the causes, interactions and diplomatic relations between Athens and Sparta, as listed in Book 1 that indicate Thucydides' opinions on the causes of this momentous conflict. No additional sources cited.
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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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Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French Battles According to George Lefebvre and Roland Mousnier »

This 5-page paper compares and contrasts views held by Roland Mousnier and George Lefebvre in terms of what caused uprising in 17th and 18th century France. This essay examines both the causes, and the roles of the peasants, merchant classes and aristocracies in The Fronde (mid-1600s) and the French Revolution ...
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Causes and Effects of the Mexican-American War »

This 4 page paper discusses the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War. It argues that the basic causes were the Westward expansion of the United States and the annexation of Texas; effects include a huge increase in size, but unfortunately, increased tension between the two countries. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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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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Social, Nationalistic, and Religious Grievances in the Iran Revolution of 1978 and 1979 and Lebanon's Hezbollah Movement »

A 7 page discussion of the numerous causes behind the 1978-1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran and indeed behind the Hizb Allah (Hezbollah) movement in Lebanon which occurred the following year. These causes were religion, nationalistic and social. While the effects of each were focused on the Middle East, ...
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French Revolution and its Origins »

This 4 page paper examines the many divergent causes of the French Revolution, stressing the variety of causes that perpetuated the eventual revolution. More specifically, this paper discusses many of the political, social, intellectual, and religious concerns that formed the origins of the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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French Revolution Interpretations »

This 8 page paper provides a variety of assessments regarding the causes of the revolution as well as evaluations on outcome. Most views focus on class stratification but others speculate on religious, political and economic causes. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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WaMu's collapse and Enterprise Risk Management »

This 6 page paper discusses two specific issues. The first is a report and discussion of what happened to cause the collapse of Washington Mutual Bank. There were many causes dating back more than a decade. The second topic is recommendations from the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the ...
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The Specific Causes of the Two World Wars »

A 5 page paper that discusses the causes and events leading up to these two world wars. Historians do not agree as to the events leading up to the Great War but they do agree on the causes of the second world war. Some say the first war never really ...
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The Battle Of Nomanhan »

This 5 page research paper examines the 1939 Battle of Nomanhan border dispute between the Soviet and Japanese armies. Specifically discussed are the causes of the underlying causes of the battle, what took place, and its impact. Bibliography lists 4 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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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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Forensic Pathology Of Sudden Unexplained Death »

8 pages in length. Death of any origin requires a legal certificate that denotes the cause of demise, however, the reason for a death that is sudden and unexpected can keep prevent that cause field on the certificate blank for many months. Determining cause of death in this ...
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Galileo's Impact On The Scientific Revolution »

4 pages in length. Galileo's misfortune of trial and condemnation transformed into the world's bequest when the Italian astronomer and mathematician's forthrightness set the stage for the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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French Revolution and Documents' Historical Importance »

This 7 page paper provides an overview of several documents (The Third Estate, the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, and the Declaration of the Rights of Woman). The historical significance of these documents as well as the trial of Louis XVI ...
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Overview of Galileo »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses 8 separate points pertaining to Galileo's scientific contributions, including his trial, his views on religion and science, as well as the impact of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Rwanda, Genocide, and the War Between the Tutsis and Hutus »

This 12 page paper discusses the warfare between the Tutsis and the Hutus in Rwanda. Also discussed and examined was the International World Criminal Court's actions and decisions regarding the trial of Akeyesu. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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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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Relationship Between the Philippines and the United States and the Impact of the Spanish-American War »

This 8 page paper analyzes causes of the Spanish-American War as it affected the U.S. acquisition of the Philippines. The U.S. interest in the region, and in Spanish politics, is discussed. Public and political forces that shaped the country in 1898 are dissected. The interest in this subject as the ...
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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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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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Pre-civilization Warring »

A 4 page paper that provides an outline for a proposed paper about warfare in late antiquity and pre-Islamic Arabia. The Outline comments on constant warring, causes, armament, leaders, and how Mohammed and the Koran changed some of the warring. Bibliography lists 8 sources, each of which has a ...
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Was the War of 1812 Unnecessary? »

This 5 page report briefly discusses the war of 1812, its causes, some of its battles, and whether or not it was a meaningful war determining American independence or an exercise in futility. The attitudes, politics, and economics of the period are discussed in terms of their impact on ...
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African American Subjugation and Slavery »

This 5 page research paper explores the root causes and motivations, economic , social and ideological, behind the establishment of slavery in the American colonies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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The Peloponnesian War - A Conflict of Ideologies »

5 pages in length. According to the political ideologies of Thucydides' "History of the Peloponnesian War," the primary cause of conflict between Sparta and Athens was the fact that the Athenians tried to create a problem between the city-states of Corinth and Corcyra. Athens was summoned to help the ...
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Questionable Guilt of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 15 page paper discussing the injustices suffered by Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. America's hysteria over the Red Threat needed outlet, and Joe McCarthy's witch hunts had not yet begun. The Rosenbergs provided a scapegoat image through which the entire country could feel better: the 'boys' in ...
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Causes of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 »

8 pages in length. The overflow of social, economic and political tension that permeated throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries culminated in one of history's most explosive crossing points where racial unrest is concerned. The 1919 Chicago Race Riot was the direct result of myriad causes ...
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100 Years' War and the Trial of Saint Joan of Arc »

9 pages in length. Considered to be one of the most influential women in the history of the world, Joan of Arc was not initially perceived as such during the period she was tried and convicted for witchcraft and heresy by being burned at the stake. Looking back ...
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Causation of the Italo-Turkish War (1911-12) »

A 6 page research paper that argues that the main cause of the Italo-Turkish War (1911-12) was Italian imperialism as it relates to Italy's sense of identity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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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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Earth's Oceans and Contamination by Nuclear Waste »

This is a 4 page paper which discusses the causes, consequences and concerns of the dumping of radioactive waste into the Earth's oceans. The bibliography has 5 sources.
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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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Overview of the War of the Roses »

This 5 page paper lists the major causes of the War of the Roses, who the major players were, what their motivations were, and how it ended. Quotes cited from numerous sources. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Causes of the Arab-Israeli War, 1947-1948 »

This 4 page paper considers the Arab-Israeli War that occurred in 1947-1948 and argues that nationalist movements may be sufficient causes for the conflict. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Overview of the Boer War »

A 20 page research paper on the history, causes, and ramifications of the Boer War. Bibliography lists more than a dozen sources.
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What Causes War by Greg Cashman »

War is a social-political institution, that has taken many forms over the centuries. There are a number of theories that address the interactions of war and forms of political organization. This 5 page paper provides an overview of Greg Cashman's book, What Causes War? No additional sources are listed.
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Causes and Effects of the Cold War »

In five pages this paper examines the Cold War’s causes and effects. One source is listed in the bibliography.
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