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Thirty Years War and Source Documents »

A nine page paper which analyses three letters, two from Elizabeth Stuart and one from James I, which were written at the start of Frederick V's brief reign in Bohemia, and which relate to the original causes of the 30 Years War. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Cultural Reorganization from a Woman's Perspective »

This 7 page report discusses “Uncontrollable Beauty” The 19th century fiction represented by Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s “Aurora Floyd” (1863) and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Ruth” (1853) offer examples of ways in which a vision of a reorganization of culture may take place based on a woman’s point of view. Both of ...
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French Revolution and the Reign of Terror »

This 5 page essay discusses the infamous Reign of Terror during the French Revolution. The author proposes that the Reign of Terror was inevitable. The thrust of the Revolution made this so. The juxtaposition of the people resulted in the slaughter of many. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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English and French Governments »

A 6 page paper discussing the rise of France and England in power after the end of the Crusades. Analyzes the feudal and aristocratic systems of government in each country and draws comparisons to the present-day US. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Cold War Civil Rights »

A 3 page review of Mary Dudziak’s Cold War Civil Rights. No additional sources cited.
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Desmond Seward’s Wars of the Roses »

An 8 page book review on Desmond Seward’s text, The Wars of the Roses, which is a civil war that marks fifteenth century English history and established the Tudor dynasty. The writer discusses the overall purpose of the text, general content of the book, its structure, scholarship, use of sources, ...
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Glorious Revolution's Social Impact Upon England »

A 9 page research paper on William III's accession to the throne of England and its affect on the various social classes in England. The writer details religious toleration, the standing army, the Restoration settlement, freedom of thought and speech, and other issues which resulted from the 1688 Revolution. Bibliography ...
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Transformation and Seventeenth Century England »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the 17th century as a time of transformation in England. The writer argues that the seventeenth century was a period of rapid change in England, economically, politically and religiously. In his text The Century of Revolution, historian Christopher Hill argues persuasively that ...
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French History and the Causes of the French Revolution »

A 5 page overview of the French Revolution. The author contends that this revolution had its roots deeply imbedded in France's history. The problems leading up to the revolution, in fact, can be traced some one-hundred years to a point preceding it, to a point even before the ...
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The Economic and Social History of Trajan »

This 4 page paper uses contemporary sources to examine the reign of the Roman Emperor Trajan; it also considers the reliability of the sources themselves. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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America's Sexism and Racism History »

A concise 5 page essay on the historical origin of racism and sexism in the Americas. The writer details how the White Man brutally conquested the Native Indians and continued a reign of racist oppression thereafter. Sociopolitical examples such as The Chinese Exclusion Act, the persecution of Japanese-Americans during World ...
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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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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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The Reign of King Louis XVI »

A 9 page overview of the reign of the French King Louis XVI. Discusses his role in the American Revolution and the French Revolution. Concludes that for the most part he was ineffective and did little overall to promote a more equal lifestyle for the three classes in ...
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Graphic Arts and the Industrial Revolution »

This 3 page paper begins with a brief history on the role of the industrial revolution in graphic arts and then expands to a discussion of whether creativity can reign in a world of replication. Originality is a primary concept discussed in this paper. Bibliography lists 1 ...
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French Revolution Progression »

3 pages in length. The French Revolution quickly turned into a relentless deluge of death that culminated by creating a Republic and executing the king and queen. From its roots as a constitutional reform movement instigated by an assemblage of aristocrats to its ultimate climax that left people ...
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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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Louis the Fourteenth Bureau Mazarin of the 18th Century »

A 5 page paper which examines how this writing table represents the reign of Louis XIV and the French Regence period. Specifically analyzed are the furniture piece’s points of form, function, construction and materials, paying particularly attention to how it reflects the society of the period, along with a ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Third French Republic and Germany's Weimar Republic »

This 8 page paper compares the Weimar Republic, the government which ruled Germany between 1919 to 1933, and the Third French Republic which reigned from 1871 through 1940. Analysis focuses on political factors and addresses reasons for the collapse of each government. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Leila Abouzeid's Return to Childhood and Elizabeth Fernea's Guests of the Sheik »

A 6 page paper which compares a study of rural Islamic culture in North Africa by ethnographer Elizabeth Fernea and the autobiographical memoirs of Leila Abouzeid, which deals with her childhood in Morocco under French colonial rule. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Iraq War and Views of Past Leaders »

This 8 page paper examines the war in Iraq through the eyes of Elizabeth I, Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Banneker. Bibliographic information is included about each of the individuals. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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A History of Women's Suffrage »

This 4 page paper traces the movement from Abigail Adams and her statement to the passage of the nineteenth amendment. Elizabeth Cady Stanton's role is duly noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Social Significance of Mary Todd Lincoln »

3 pages in length. Considered to be one of the most colorful -- if not misunderstood -- of all presidential first ladies, Mary Todd Lincoln stood tall for what she believed and ended up paying a high price throughout her entire life for her outspoken and opinionated manner. Indeed, she ...
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Clairvoyance, Insanity, and the Life of Mary Todd Lincoln »

A 6 page paper which discusses the life of Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of President Abraham Lincoln, and addresses her insanity and her involvement with her own personal clairvoyant abilities and the abilities of others. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Queen of Missions Mosaic »

This 3 page essay describes and analyzes the "Queen of Missions," which is a dazzlingly beautiful Venetian mosaic that portrays the Virgin Mary, located in the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, DC. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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England's Model Government and the Enlightenment »

This 3 page paper uses Voltaire's Letters on the English or Lettres Philosophiques to consider why England was seen as a good model of government by many thinkers, especially French philosophers of this time. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Possible Scenarios for Settlement in Colonial America »

A 4 page paper which examines the settlement patterns of the colonists in America and then discusses whether or not America could have found a more peaceful separation from England. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Introduction of Machinery During the First Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page report discusses what has come to be thought of as the “first” industrial revolution in which machinery was introduced as a means of production. The viewpoint of textile workers in Leeds, England, is presented in the “Leeds Woollen Workers Petition” of 1786 and the statement that ...
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Peter Dear: “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” »

This 4 page paper discusses Peter Dear’s article “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” and argues that his main point is to trace why scientific thought in France and England developed along different paths, even though both countries were in the midst of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists ...
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Victorian Age and Changing Women's Roles »

This 10 page paper looks at a variety of changes experienced by the people of Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Marital law changes are addressed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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England After the Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page paper looks at England after the industrial revolution and how that change along with imperialism affected the population. Various issues are discussed inclusive of changes in the family. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Feudalism of Medieval England »

A 6 page research paper exploring the elements of medieval feudalism in England. Descriptions of what constituted medieval feudalism, reason for wars, status of women and the decline of the feudal system are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 references.
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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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Nineteenth Century Victorian England's Fallen Women »

This 11 page paper assesses the fallen women of 19th century England. This paper determines how these women were treated, their marginalization, and attempts at rehabilitation through religious means. This paper also defines the basic perspectives on prostitution in the 19th century and the way in which this influenced ...
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Neal Stephenson's Retelling the Story of the Industrial Revolution in The Diamond Age »

In five pages this paper examines how the story of England’s Industrial Revolution is retold in this novel by Neal Stephenson. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Industrial Revolution's Impact Upon English Lifestyle and Family »

A 5 page paper discussing how family life and the structure of society changed in England as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Women's Rights According to Edmund Burke and Mary Wollenstonecraft »

(6 pp.) This discussion will examine Mary Wollenstonecraft's idea of individual self development especially as it applies to women in her essay the Vindication of the Rights of Man and Vindication of the Rights of Women (1792), in relationship to political thought as it is expressed in Edmond ...
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American Revolution and Family Metaphors »

This 10 page paper examines the use of the family metaphor (children , parent, mother country, etc.) in describing the relationship between England and the colonies. The American Revolution is discussed. The works of various authors who wrote during the 1770s are examined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Victorian England and the Differences Between Men's and Women's Roles »

This 10 page paper looks at differences between men and women in Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Christian manliness is discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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Slave and Master Impacted by Slavery »

This 9 page paper discusses the brutality of slavery as it affects both slave and master. Examples are given from the slave narratives of Mary Rowlandson and Olauda Equiano. Bibliography lists 2 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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Strategies in the 1777 Battle of Saratoga »

A twenty five page paper which looks at the strategies involved in the Battle of Saratoga of 1777, and the events which led up to this turning-point in the War of Independence. The paper considers such factors as the difficulties which the British commanders found in implementing their military tactics, ...
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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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Conspiracy and Abraham Lincoln's Assassination »

A 16 page paper which considers the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, proving it qualifies as a ‘real conspiracy,’ supported by a hypothesis that proves a simple conspiracy that began with a kidnapping plot but ended in murder featured John Wilkes Booth at the top of the hierarchy, with subordinates including ...
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The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies »

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant ...
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American Colonists, England, France, and Spain and Their Treatment of Native Americans »

This 10 page paper discusses the treatment of the Native Americans in North America by the imperial powers: Spain, France, England and American Colonists. Views of Francis Parkman examined. Bibliography lists 3 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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