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Spanish and English Approaches to Colonial Slavery »

An eight page comparison of English and Spanish colonization of the Americas. Identifies the geographic range of each and the differences between the two countries in regard to issues like dealing with Native Americans, indentured servitude and slavery. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Interactions Between Native Americans and Early Europeans from Columbus to Cortez »

A 4 page overview of the early interactions between Europeans and Native Americans. The author identifies the overriding goal of Spanish colonization as greed and relates the fact that that goal determined the manner the Spanish regarded and treated the indigenous inhabitants of the so-called "New World" as well ...
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Slavery and the Cherokee Society by Theda Perdue »

A 5 page research paper that examines how slavery evolved as a facet of Cherokee society. Principally, the writer concentrates on the work of Theda Perdue, who argues in her text Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society that the adoption of European-style slavery of Africans evolved from the Cherokee ...
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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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History of Europe »

This 6 page paper provides answers to four questions posed by a student. The answers are chock full of information pertinent to the French Revolution and Robespierre’s rule as well as Napoleon’s problems when he took the reigns. The significance of the unification of Germany and Italy is explored ...
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Fantasia »

This 7 page paper discusses the French colonization of Algeria; colonization in general; and reviews the book "Fantasia" by Assia Djebar, an Algerian. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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6
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Indochina and French Colonization »

A 6 page paper that provides an overview of French colonization in Indochina and considers the elements that led to the French defeat at Dien Bien Phu. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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4
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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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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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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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Slavery During the European Renaissance »

A 3 page overview of Renaissance slavery, slavery occurring between the fourteenth and seventeenth century AD in Europe. The author emphasizes the similarities and differences between Renaissance slavery and American slavery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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U.S. Constitution's Thirteenth Amendment »

A 6 page paper. The Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. This essay discusses the meaning of the amendment, provides some background and also discusses some cases where the 13th Amendment has been invoked. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Colonization and Effects on Native Americans »

A 4 page overview of the different approaches to colonization of Spain and Portugal verses England, France, and Holland in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Describes differences in their interactions with Native Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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Slavery in Africa and Europe »

A 6 page paper which examines the institution of slavery in Africa and in Europe prior to the colonization of the Americas. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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English Colonization »

This is a 5 page paper that examines early English colonization. It describes the manner of interaction between the native peoples and the colonists. It gives a brief history of the development of cultures within the colonies. An attempts is made to explain the paradox inherent in the development of political ...
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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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Tides of Revolution According to Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon and Georg Buchner's Danton's Death »

Georg Buchner's play on the French Revolution, Danton's Death, and Arthur Koestler's novel, Darkness at Noon, both portray the consequences of opposing a popular revolution. This 5 page essay explores the similarities and differences between the French and Bolshevik Revolutions in light of these two literary works. No additional sources are listed.
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1898 to 1948 Spanish History »

Spain was forced to grant independence to most of its colonies during the 1800s. The remaining colonies (Cuba and the Philippines) were lost to the United States in 1898 at the end of the Spanish-American War. This 5 page paper explores fifty years of Spanish history, from the end of the Spanish ...
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Slavery: From Ancient Times to the Modern Day »

This 6 page paper addresses questions about modern slavery but also looks at the history of slavery globally. Should the United States, a country that once held slaves but denounces slavery, tolerate slavery in other nations? This concept is explored. Bibliography lists 4 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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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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America and the Economic Effects of Slavery »

This 10 page report discusses the various ways in which slavery had a significant economic, as well as moral, impact on the United States and the development of the nation. Slavery produced benefits in the United States for over 200 years. However, there have been generations of Americans who have ...
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Brazil and U.S. Slavery »

This 6 page paper offers a brief overview of slavery in these two countries, including when slavery began in each country, why it was practiced and how and when it ended. Brazil, who imported ten times the number of slaves in the U.S. was also the last country to abolish ...
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Sudan and Slavery »

This 12-page-paper presents an in-depth discussion on the slavery issue in Sudan. It opens with an outlined discussion about the slavery that is currently occurring. It moves into the detailed description of the international slave redemption programs in which the slaves are being purchased from their masters by various international ...
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Slavery Writings »

This 5 page paper reviews writings by slaves and those present in America at the height of slavery, some of which had been provided by a student. Reasons for slavery in the south are explored and modern day slavery is touched on. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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America's Constitution and Slavery »

A 10 page research paper that examines what the framers of the Constitution included regarding the institution of slavery. The writer addresses why slavery was included when, presumably, the nation was founded on principles of equality and also details the ongoing debate as to whether the framers of the Constitution ...
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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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Spanish Theologian and Historian Bartolome de las Casas »

A six page paper which looks at the involvement of the Spanish historian and theologian Bartolome de las Casas in the Spanish colonisation of the Americas. The writer described las Casas’ background and the way in which firstly acquiesced in the colonists’ management of the new settlements, but later criticised ...
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2 Books on the French Revolution Analyzed »

A 5 page paper which analyzes/reviews two different books on the French Revolution. The books are “The Coming of the French Revolution” by George Lefebvre and “Social Interpretation of the French Revolution” by Alfred Cobban. No additional sources cited.
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Fragile Glory by Richard Bernstein »

An 8 page paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text on France and the French entitled Fragile Glory (1990). Topics covered include French character, comparisons with US culture and French politics. No additional sources cited.
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French Culture and Fragile Glory by Richard Bernstein »

A 5 page research paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text Fragile Glory, A Portrait of France and the French (1990).Topics addressed include the Greenpeace affair, French contentiousness, and French politicians and politics. No additional sources cited.
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Pivotal Historical Point of the 1789 French Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that argues the position that the French Revolution of 1789 was a pivotal point in history. In other words, everything that had occurred in recent world history led up to and influenced the coming of the French Revolution and then the Revolution influenced everything that ...
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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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Dreyfus Affair's Impact on France »

This 3 page paper examines French history inclusive of the French Revolution. Liberty, and how the French embrace it, is noted. The Dreyfus Affair is highlighted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Global Consequences of the Spanish American War »

A paper which looks at the Spanish American war of 1895 – 1898, and the consequences which resulted for Spain, the USA, and the smaller countries struggling for independence from Spanish colonial rule, in terms of the way in which the conflict can still be seen to affect these ...
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Canadian Parents for French »

This 7 page report discusses Canadian Parents for French, a nationwide network of volunteers which believes that French is an essential component of the history and culture of Canada. The group is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French second language learning opportunities for young Canadians. It is the largest group of its kind and ...
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U.S. Capitalism and Slavery »

A 5 page discussion of the importance of the institution of slavery to capitalism. In the U.S., however, the issues surrounding slavery lasted long past the time where the institution was becoming extinct in other regions of the world. This long life can be attributed to the relative ...
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Freedom Concepts of Frederick Douglass and Olaudah Equiano »

This 5 page paper considers the similarities and differences between the words of Olaudah Equiano and Frederick Douglas in their recollections of slavery and words concerning freedom. The words of Douglas are far more direct, but both authors have similar themes. The bibliography cites 5 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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Abraham Lincoln's Anti Slavery Acts »

A 4 page paper which examines Abraham Lincoln’s acts against slavery. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans in Spain as Beings or an Obstacle? »

Native Americans in Colonial Latin America: Fellow Human A 5 page discussion of the Spanish view of Native Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America. Describes Native Americans as being only an obstacle to Spanish goals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Churches and the French Revolution »

A 10 page which examines churches during the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Interpretations of the French Revolution »

A 3 page paper which examines interpretations of the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Narration of Process: French Manicure »

A 3 page narration of process involving the French manicure. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Sociolinguistic Ethnography »

20 pages in length. Discusses Monica Heller’s two books, Linguistic Minorities and Modernity : A Sociolinguistic Ethnography and Crosswords: Language, Education, and Ethnicity in French Ontario. Her books aim at contributing to the development of new approaches in the sociolinguistic and linguistic anthropological study of social issues and social ...
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19th Century America's Economic Developments »

This 4 page paper highlights differences between North and South when it coms to economics. Slavery is discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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How Revolutionary was the American Revolution? »

This 3 page paper discusses the question of whether or not the American Revolution made a real difference in the issues of slavery, religion and women's rights, and argues that it was not as revolutionary as first thought. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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Reparations for Slavery »

A 3 page essay that argues against the social movement that demands reparations for slavery. The reparations for slavery movement proposes that the United States federal government should, first of all, apologize to the descendents of slaves for the fact that the despicable institution of slavery was legally sanctioned in ...
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