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History of Cityscapes »

A 7 page research paper that offers a history of cityscapes in art history. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Procopius/The Secret History »

A 6 page book review that examines Procopius’ The Secret History.The writer argues that examination of this text shows that Procopius felt that the most pressing problem of his generation was the tyrannical and amoral nature of its ruling class. In other words, Procopius’ Secret History offers a ...
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Tokugawa Period of Japanese History »

An 11 page paper which examines to what extent the Tokugawa Period in Japanese history was a history of rapid and extensive urbanization. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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A Musical Theater History »

A 5 page paper that explores the history of the musical theater. Although there have been stories told through music since at least the mid-1500s, musical theater as we know it today began in the 19th century in Paris and Vienna. It did not take long before it moved to ...
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Middle East History »

This 10 page paper provides an overview of some of the central questions on the history of the Middle East. This paper outlines the major issues in Safavid history, the decentralization of the Ottoman Empire, the causes and course of the Crusades and perspectives on the Israel/Palestine conflict in the ...
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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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Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life by J. William T. Youngs »

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book ...
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American History and How it is Guided by US Presidents »

5 pages in length. There exist myriad significant entities that have created America's social, political and economic stronghold, but there has been perhaps no greater force than that of political leaders, particularly United States presidents. The notable contributions made by past American commanders since the turn of the ...
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Presidency of Thomas Jefferson and American History »

In 5 pages the author discusses Thomas Jefferson and his presidency. When looking back over the history of the United States, one person truly stands out as a leader among men. That person is Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson stands as the immortal symbol for freedom and equality ...
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U.S. Society and Race Relations »

A 5 page paper discussing two books in relationship to prejudices. The books are, 'Natives and Strangers: A Multicultural History of Americas,' by Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers, and 'Lies My Teacher told Me: Everything Your American History textbook Gone Wrong,' by James W. Loewen. The ...
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Native Americans and Hetch Hetchy Valley »

This 13 page paper discusses the history of the Hetch Hetchy Valley with emphasis on its place in Native American history. The paper seeks to persuade readers that the O’Shaughnessy Dam should be dismantled and the valley returned to its original state. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Life and Works of Korean Philosopher T'oegye »

An 8 page paper which discusses the life and works of T'oegye, a great philosopher in Korean history, in the context of the times of T'oegye. The history of Korea is discussed as it illustrates the conditions prior to, during, and after, the life of T’oegye. His works and his influence ...
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A History of American Organized Crime »

A 15 page research paper that offers a history of organized crime in the US. The writer follows this history from Prohibition to the current day, concentrating on the career of Lucky Luciano, and arguing that the influence of the Mafia has declined in recent years, as Asian and Latin ...
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Abraham Lincoln and FDR on War and Social Upheaval »

An 11 page discussion of the many similarities which existed between Lincoln and Roosevelt in their handling of two of the most turbulent times in American history. The author asserts that while the presidencies of these two men were separated by some seventy years of history, Lincoln stood as ...
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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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History Texts' Depiction of Native Americans »

This 8 page paper evaluates a variety of American history books and focuses on how Indians are portrayed. Many texts ar mentioned. It is noted that there is still scant information on Native Americans in all history books in a variety of decades. Bibliography lists 11 ...
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Mississippi and Native Americans' Removal »

This 8 page paper discusses the history of the Trail of Tears in regard to the Chicasaw and Choctaw Nations. History, brief overview, conclusions drawn. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Civil Rights »

A 7 page research paper that discusses civil rights, history of slavery, history segregation (Plessy v. Ferguson), the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and various social issues. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Tutorial on Prostheses and Latest Developments »

An 11 page paper. Artifical limbs have a long history, which some say dates back to ancient Egypt. The beginning field is attributed, however, to a French surgeon in the 16th century. This paper discusses a brief history of prostheses, the reasons individuals may need a prosthesis of some kind; ...
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Nuclear Weapons and Tensions Between Pakistan and India »

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as ...
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Analysis and Cross Cultural History of Prostitution »

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. ...
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History of California and the San Luis Obispo de Tolosa Mission »

In 11 pages, the author discusses the history of the mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa and how it helped to shape California's history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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History of Mexico and Mesoamerican History's Role »

A 5 page paper which examines how Mesoamerican history is an important element in understanding Mexican history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History, Brands, and Product Life Cycles »

This 4 page paper considers why a brand with a long history, or the perception of a long history may not be as successful as a more up to date brand. The paper considers the role of the product or brand lifecycle and the impact historical association may have ...
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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Einhard's Charlemagne »

A 9 page essay on Einhard's history of Charlemagne and its significance to the world today. The writer explores the military, religious, civic and personal life of Charlemagne, his expansion of France, and his relationships with others during his time. The writer also explores the reasons behind the ...
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Our Founding Father's Views on State Supported Religion »

This 5 page paper explores the history of religion as it impacted and was impacted by politics in our country's earliest history. Bibliography lists 9 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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Appalachian History and the Notarious Feud Between the Hatfields and McCoys »

This 7 page paper points out the long term impact of this incredulous event in American history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Internet History and ARPANET »

This 6 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline, address the history of ARPANET, which was the first successful heterogeneous computer network, and how it led to the development of the Internet. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Kentucky History and John Hunt Morgan »

This 5 page paper explores Morgan's importance in the Civil War and his long term impact on Kentucky history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Man and The President Abraham Lincoln »

In 5 pages, the writer discusses Abraham Lincoln. "Abraham Lincoln was able to shape the history of the African American. He is the very emblem against racial injustice and inequality. Most historical documents present him as the champion of the African Americans. His views in equality were ...
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Democracy Benefits and Risks »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the various notions and applications of democracy as they have existed throughout history, including references to Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, Lauren Berlant and Frederick Douglass. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Soviet History - A Discussion »

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of Russian history. It takes the format of a dramatic dialogue between Russian leaders past and present. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Family and History of the American South »

A 3 page essay on southern family life. The writer discusses the relevance of family history in the way many southerners perceive themselves today. Race relations, culture, and other historical factors all contribute to the importance of family in this region of the Untied States. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Boy Scouts of America, Its History »

A 5 page research paper that offers a detailed overview of the history of the BSA. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Discussion Questions on American History »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of American history. Issues such as the Great Depression and civil rights are addressed in short essay answers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Overview: The Civil Rights Movement »

This 5 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline of the paper, offers an overview of the history of the American Civil Rights movement, as it describes the major events of the movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Socioeconomic Inequality in Nineteenth Century US »

This 3 page paper discusses the various factors leading to socioeconomic inequality in this period in US history. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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TheAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church, History and Ordination »

This 3 page essay discusses the history of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and the AME ordination process. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Canterbury Cathedral and the History of Stained Glass Windows »

This 6 page paper looks at the history of the stained glass window, specifically those at Canterbury Cathedral. The symbolism within the pictures and patterns they portray is discussed. The annotated bibliography cites 7 sources.
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History Repeating Itself But Not Exactly »

7 pages in length. History has long had a tendency to repeat itself, particularly with regard to war. While this phenomenon never ceases to replicate the past, there are always enough subtle nuances of change that prevent history from repeating itself exactly as before. Two books that ...
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A Book Review of Modern Middle East History »

A 6 page book review of A History of the Modern Middle East by William Cleveland (1994). This is a complex and scholarly work, designed to present Middle Eastern history to both students and general readers who have not previously studied this subject. The Middle East plays ...
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Pythagorean Theorem and its History »

5 pages. An interesting research paper on the background of the Pythagorean Theorem that is used in algebra and geometry. Details the history of the theorem. This is actually a fascinating history and one that is not often discussed in the classroom. The Pythagorean Theorem was founded ...
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Islamic Militarism Since 600 A.D. »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the history of Islamic militarism. One hears a great deal, in this age of Islamic terrorism, about how the Muslim instigators of indiscriminant violence are not true "Muslims." However, an overview of Islamic militarism shows that, as with Christianity, violence and aggression are ...
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Analysis of J.S. Gordon's Article 'What We Lost in the Great War' »

A 4 page article analysis of J.S. Gordon's essay "What We Lost in the Great War." The writer argues that Gordon offers a different, insightful perspective on history that discusses not only events, but puts those events into the context of how they were viewed by the people at the ...
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Nineteenth Century European Urbanization »

A 7 page paper which discusses how various countries within Europe urbanized more rapidly than others. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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