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Concerns of Modern Native Americans »

A 6 page discussion of the many problems facing contemporary Native Americans. Traces these problems back to the initial contact with the European people who invaded Native land. Asserts that everything from the ravages of disease on modern Native Americans to struggles over land rights and the right ...
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Latin America and Caribbean Post Spanish American War Involvement of the US »

6 pages in length. The postwar impact upon Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Haiti – the first independent nation in the Caribbean – proved to change the manner by which these acquired territories would address their collective futures. American occupation had served to strengthen the United States political ...
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Ethiopia: History, Politics and Challenges »

This 6 page paper discusses Ethiopia's history, it politics and political parties and some of the challenges it faces. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Beasely and Gibbons' 'History Of Women In Journalism' »

A 5 page paper discussing the book 'Taking Their Place' which details the history of women in journalism. Various notable female journalists are briefly discussed, as are the challenges they faced. Bibliography lists three sources.
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Lincoln on Government »

A 4 page essay that discusses the view of Abraham Lincoln on the role of government and problems facing the nation during his presidency, with a particular focus on Lincoln's beliefs about the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Global Cooperation in a Postwar Iraq »

A 15 page overview of the problems which have unfolded in postwar Iraq. The author reviews the world commitment to overcoming these problems. The contention is presented that even in the face of continued radical resistance many nations, and the United States in particular, have proven that they ...
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Middle East Development and Democratization »

8 pages in length. The extent to which democratization and development in the Middle East is a precarious endeavor is both grand and far-reaching. While the ultimate outcome will serve to be beneficial and worth the tremendous effort, the political, economic and cultural obstacles facing this objective will ...
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Problems Facing Native American Nations »

An 8 page review of the many problems confronting these indigenous peoples. This paper discusses fighting disease, poverty, dissolution of the nuclear family unit, and the many outside demands on their lands and waters, but emphasizes there is hope with a greater focus on self-government. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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The Importance of Critical Thinking in Research »

A 5 page paper which discusses aspects of researching which requires critical thought. The paper addresses the challenges and opportunities for discovering and understanding information and adding to the knowledge base of public administration in the position of a researcher, as well as illustrating how one should address the challenges and opportunities. The information ...
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Race Evolution and Mitochondrial DNA Research Value »

A 15 page overview of the application of mitochondrial DNA research to tracing the relative ages and interrelationships of the contemporary races of human beings. Distinguishes between mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Suggests that while mitochondrial DNA is particularly suited to this type of investigation it should be remembered ...
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Go West Young Man »

This 5 page paper considers some of the less positive aspects of the concept that our nation’s expansion westward was a divine given right. An annotated bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Lincoln Community Hospital Forecasting »

An 8 page paper critiquing a hospital management as described in Harvard case 9-191-149, Lincoln Community Hospital. The paper reviews the actions of the Executive Committee, concluding that it lacks the information it needs to establish a strategy for halting operating losses or to produce an accurate forecast for ...
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Differing Views on Native American Distinctions »

A 4 page overview of the fact that despite the tendency of early historians to skim over details on group distinction among Native Americans, early colonists were very aware of those distinctions. The author reviews Daniel Richter’s “Facing East from Indian Country : A Native History of Early America” ...
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1796 'Farewell Address' of President George Washington »

5 pages. In his Farewell Address to the nation in 1796, George Washington urged American leaders to avoid entangling alliances with foreign powers and to avoid the fractiousness of political parties. While this comes across as sound advice to the nation, it was also very naïve. This ...
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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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Settlers and the Johnson County, Wyoming War »

A 15 page argumentative, arguing that the Johnson County War was waged against small ranchers and farmers for the purpose of sustaining big business in Wyoming as opposed to the smaller enterprises of the settlers. The author argues that this is only one piece of history that supports the ...
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'1676' by Stephen S. Webb »

A 5 page research paper that examines the thesis proposed by historian Stephen S .Webb in his book '1676: The End of American Independence.' Webb suggests that the root cause of the discord during 1676 was the independent ways of the American colonists and that their submission to empire was ...
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Native Land Mistreatment of Native Americans »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the various forms of racism that Native Americans still face in this country. Bibliography lists three sources.
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Academic Performance and the Acculturation of Native Americans »

A 9 page exploration of cultural obstacles which face many Native Americans on their moving from the reservations into the dominant white culture and how these obstacles influence educational performance. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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American History and Railroad Construction »

6 pages in length. Few events have impacted America's history like the construction of the nation's railroad system. Prior to its existence, getting from place to place meant days and even months of travel by foot, horse or sea, leaving people weary and prone to Indian attacks and ...
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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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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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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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Korean War, Stalin and Soviet Union's Agenda »

A 12 page essay on the Stalinist Agenda, the history behind it, and its application to the Korean War, and particularly the 38th Parallel. The writer also addresses the United States' and United Nations' agendas along the same thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Industrialization and Its Social Impacts at the End of the Nineteenth Century »

This 4 page paper considers the various social impacts industrialization had on the nation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Colonization and 'King Leopold's Ghost' »

8 pages in length. Hochschild's treatment of how African-Americans evolved into the slave trade is indicative of a much more significant challenge than most will ever realize; in essence, the author illustrates the dichotomy of slavery within an otherwise free and democratic society by transporting readers back in time ...
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Influence of Women in American History »

A 5 page research paper/essay that discusses how American women in different periods of the country’s history have challenged their prescribed subservient status and used their power and/or influence to affect society in significant ways. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Terrorism Problems and the Challenges Confronting Kuwait »

10 pages in length. The writer discusses Kuwait's long-time problems and challenges with terrorism, focusing primarily upon the Gulf War and American intervention. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Mid Nineteenth Century U.S. Construction Work »

The 19th century presented itself as a time of extensive growth and change for the United States. With the frontier constantly expanding, construction was on the rise. This 4 page report looks at the job and lifestyle of mid-19th century construction workers. The writer is particularly concerned with techniques, challenges, ...
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American and Iraqi Conflict and Death Count »

This 3 page paper examines two web sites which look at deaths occurring as a result of the war. It becomes clear that getting an accurate body count is quite challenging and there are many ways to look at casualties. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Industrial Revolution and the European Standard of Living »

A 5 page paper concentrating on the Industrial Revolution of Europe, primarily in Great Britain. The newly wealthy and growing middle class made trade prosperous while the working class continued to suffer, but positive social changes did eventually happen as people of reason insisted that all had responsibility for ...
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1911 Revolution in China and 20th Century Path »

A 10 page discussion of the formative events resulting from the Revolution of 1911 which shaped China’s face for the entirety of the Twentieth Century. Identifies Mao’s choice of Communism, and of the U.S.S.R. as an ally as the most instrumental factor in putting China where she is today. ...
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Nineteenth Century Imperialism and the Global Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

An 8 page paper which examines the racial, ethnic and class problems that emerged as a result, considers how the problems were related, the key element of capitalist modernity and whether or not they are still being faced today. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American 'Palefaces' and 'Redskins' in Literature »

This 5 page report discusses the idea that American writers of the 18th and 19th centuries can be classified as either "Redskins" or "Pale Faces." The Redskins reflect more closely with the American Experience while the Palefaces reflect a far more European influence. Walt Whitman and Mark Twain are used as examples of “redskins,” while ...
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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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The Economic Impact of Slavery »

A 4 page discussion of the economic aspects of slavery. The author contrasts those impacts with the personal face of slavery, arguing that slavery was in fact not that economically profitable. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries: Compensation Issues »

This 6 page paper compares and contrasts The Salvation Army and Goodwill Industries and some of the issues the companies face. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Character of Presidents and How It Is Formed »

A 16 page discussion of Presidential character. Contends that Presidential character is a product of the circumstances of the time. Identifies George Washington as the Presidential model identified by the founding fathers and provides examples regarding the characters of Bill Clinton, Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon, presidents who ...
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Nineteenth Century Prejudices and Obstacles Against Women in the Workplace »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that women face considerable barriers in the professional realm, especially those women who have literary aspirations. Drawing from Woolf’s writing and that of Brigid Brophy, this report considers whether or not women are still “like animals in a modern zoo” who are held back by invisible bars. ...
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Predictions of Alexis de Tocqueville and the Survival of Native Americans »

A 6 page discussion of Native American survival into contemporary times even in the face of great odds. Notes the perceptions of Alexis de Tocqueville on his trip to the U.S. in 1831 and asserts that even given the dire predictions Tocqueville made, the Native American has managed to ...
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Civil Rights Legislation Backlash, Liability, and Discrimination »

A 6 page contention that the laws that were put in place immediately after the Civil War to guarantee the rights of freed slaves, and those which have been in place since to prevent discrimination, have had a tremendous societal impact. While these laws were justified by the circumstances ...
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Arguing for U.S. Black Reparations »

An 8 page overview of the numerous injustices that have been faced by blacks throughout their history in this country. The author argues that the impacts of slavery have been both direct and indirect and that blacks are entitled to economic compensation as a result of those impacts. Bibliography lists ...
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History of the Guitar »

In ten pages this paper offers a history of the guitar and how it has changed the face of music from classic to modern times. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.
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US Socioeconomic Conditions Associated with the Great Depression »

This 6 page paper (including a 2 page annotated bibliography) looks at the social and economic conditions the were faced by individuals living in the United States during this signally dark period in the economic history of the United States. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
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People's History »

This 5 page paper explores a number of problems that were faced by women, factory workers, African Americans and Native Americans. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Failed Approaches and Major Events Pertaining to White and Native American Interaction »

A 9 page examination of three critical approaches in Native American/White interaction: the approaches of Pontiac, Tecumseh, and Handsome Lake. This paper contends that despite varied and valiant efforts at maintaining their cultural integrity, each of these approaches failed in the face of the overwhelming tide of white's ...
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Communication of Native Americans »

An 8 page paper discussing Native Americans' communication through songs, dance, art, clothing, hair styles, face paintings, totems" and other means. Drum calls and smoke signals also were used by Plains groups, where there were no forests to obscure sight and the travel of sound. A few of ...
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Native Americans and End of Life Issues »

This 3 page paper uses a web site to help explore how Native Americans may choose to face end-of-life issues. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Literature Review on US History and Unionism »

This paper examines the literature available about unionism and the United States. In addition, the paper offers brief topics about unions including history of American unions, trends that unions face today, and how management and unions are trying to get along. Bibliography lists 20+ sources.
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Frederick Douglass, Successful Despite Slavery »

A 6 page research paper/essay that presents the question as to whether or not Douglass became successful because of his experience or despite it. An examination of commentary on Douglass’ life, as well as what Douglass himself writes in his Narrative of the Life of an American Slave, indicates that ...
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