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Term Papers on Confrontation in European History

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Changing Perceptions Regarding Nature, Animals, and Humankind »

A 9 page research paper analyzing and illustrating humankind’s historic perception of animals and the natural world. This paper gives examples throughout history of humankind’s perception of animals and nature, with an emphasis on the time of the Industrial Revolution until present day. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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US of the 20th Century and Industry »

This 4 page paper examines the history of capitalism in America as it relates to industry. Post-industrial revolution America is discussed. The design and management of the American corporation is a primary part of the paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Returning to the Neolithic Period's Agricultural Revolution »

This 5 page report discusses one of the most significant periods in all of human development. Human history from the Neolithic (sometimes called the “new stone age”) or the period of agricultural revolution demonstrates that humanity evolved from relatively small bands of hunters and gatherers to those who cultivated their own food to those ...
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U.S. Ideology in Terms of Cultural Uniqueness, Revolution, Freedom and Slavery »

A 5 page examination of the American concepts of freedom, solidarity, and cultural uniqueness. Addresses the questions of the association of the concepts of freedom and slavery; the ideal of the American tapestry; and the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movement as revolutionary periods in U.S. history. ...
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Similarities and Differences Between the 17th Century Scientific Revolution and 18th Century Enlightenment »

A 5 page research paper that compares and contrasts the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century with the Enlightenment of the eighteenth. The writer argues that an overview of this period of history shows that the two movements, while different, were distinctly related. The ideas that grew in the Scientific ...
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Social Paradigm for Change Represented by the Scientific Revolution »

A 5 page paper that analyzes the development of the Scientific Revolution and presents it as a pivotal point in the history of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Gordon S. Wood/The American Revolution »

A 3 page book review of The American Revolution, A History by Gordon S. Wood, which offers the reader an articulate, well-written, expertly researched summary of the events and situations that led up to the war with Great Britain, which resulted in the birth of the United States. Wood’s ...
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American Revolution and Cultural Interactions »

A 4 page consideration of the many gains that were made in interactions between whites, blacks, and Native Americans during this critical time period in American history. While there were great losses, both in terms of culture and in terms of basic rights such as freedom and property ownership, ...
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Industrial Revolution's Impacts Upon the 18th Century »

(6 pp) When asking what does the Industrial Revolution represent for Western Civilization, the first thought is "machines." But this period in history influences all areas of society, wherever it was instituted. It has even been suggested that not since the process of sustained agriculture, has an ...
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Discrediting the Predictions of Karl Marx »

A 5 page paper discussing Karl Marx and how modern history and historians discredit his predictions for the development of the revolution throughout the world. Bibliography lists five sources.
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U.S. Political System »

This 5 page paper provides a discussion on the American political system and includes views by authors such as Edward Countryman and Gordon Wood. There is a focus on “framers,” how history is reported and the era around the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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Jung's Analytical Psychology Journal Article Critiqued »

4 pages in length. Petteri Pietikainen's article from the October 2000 issue of the Journal of Contemporary History entitled "The 'Volk' and its Unconscious: Jung, Hauer and the 'German Revolution" discusses Jung's (1936) analytical psychology by delving into the concepts of human perception and the unconscious. Bibliography lists ...
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History and Importance of the Nile River »

This 5 page paper discusses the Nile river, it's history and it's importance. Furthermore, this paper examines hoe the Nile river influenced nearly every aspect of ancient civilization. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nigerian Ibo or Igbo People History »

A 2 page paper which examines the history of the Nigerian Ibo (Igbo) people. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Revolution »

5 pages in length. Revolutions – the fundamental change in political organization as with a an overthrow or rebellion -- have been occurring virtually since the beginning of time. There has been no point in history where there was not some kind of conflict brewing among power hungry ...
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The History of Wal-Mart »

When the first Wal-Mart opened in the early 1960s, the idea of discount shopping among rural America was almost unheard of, except for the five-and-dime stores. But with Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton's vision, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today is a multi-billion dollar, international company. This paper examines Walton's philosophy, a little ...
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John Lewis Gaddis' We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History »

A 6 page analysis of "We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History" by John Lewis Gaddis. The writer presents a summation of the author's main points and argues that the main theme of the book is that the Cold War resulted solely from the ideological imperatives of the Communist Party ...
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The History Commercial Banking in the United States »

A 5 page paper that discuses the history of the commercial bank in the United States. The writer identifies some of the many laws that regulate banking, the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act, mergers and the future trends in banking. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Tower of London's History »

A 6 page paper which discusses the history of the Tower of London. The paper also addresses how the tower fits into the British Culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Tartt's The Secret History and the 'Fatal Flaw' Concept »

A five page paper which considers the concept of the 'fatal flaw' in Tartt's "The Secret History" and the way that their fascination with the darker side of the picturesque affects the lives of Richard and the others. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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American History »

A 5 page paper which examines how ordinary people often help create powerful times in American history. George Robert Twelves Hewes, Christopher Columbus and John Smith are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Frances Fitzgerald's "America Revised: History Schoolbooks In The Twentieth Century" »

4 pages in length. School history texts can sometimes read like a bestselling fictional novel under the guise of being authentic accounts. The reason that such discrepancies even exist in what is supposed to be a chronological compilation of what actually occurred in the past is, according to ...
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History of U.S. Public Health Dentistry »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the history of public health dentistry in the United States with a focus on its related organizations. Various subjects are discussed inclusive of water fluoridation and cosmetic dentistry. The paper concludes with the future outlook of the profession. Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...
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History of Humanism »

This 3 page paper summarises the history of humanisms, which dates back to ancient Greece, some of the followers, such as John Locke and looks at the belief systems of humanists. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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United States Special Forces History and Uses »

A 10 page overview of the history of the Special Forces. Emphasizes how World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War shaped these forces. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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History of the Middle East »

An 8 page research paper that discusses various aspects of Middle Eastern history. Topics covered include the coinage of the term "Middle East," and the rise and fall of the Ottoman and Safavid Empires. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Early Modern History of England »

This 7 page paper explores the early modern history of England, including the first British Empire. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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History of Al Qaeda »

This 10 page paper discusses Al-Qaeda, its history and mission; it begins with a brief discussion of the ideology of terrorism. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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History of Des Moines, Iowa »

A 4 page paper which examines the history of Des Moines, Iowa. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The History of the Financial Markets »

This 8 page paper looks at the history of the financial markets. Starting with Ancient Rome and the etairia the paper looks at the development of investments in shares, the emergence of stock brokers and the stock markets as well as the way bubbles have developed as a result of ...
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Senso and the History of Japan »

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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History of the Social Security System »

A 13 page overview of the Social Security Program. Provides a detailed view of the economic and social situation leading up the program and a history of the developments over the past sixty years. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Displays Featured in Washington D.C.'s Museum of Natural History »

A 5 page paper which discusses the displays of Asia, Africa, and South American in the Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C.. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Poor Treatment of the American History »

This 8 page history paper examines Native Americans and the negative way they were treated. The paper argues that the United States launched a campaign that would end in death and destruction for the Native Americans and they did this without a thought to their natural human rights. Bibliography lists ...
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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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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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Colonial and Post Colonial History of Bali »

An 8 page essay that draws heavily on J. Stephen Lansing's anthropological study of Bali entitled "The Balinese" and outlines the history of this island culture during its colonial and post-colonial eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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History and Future of HMOs »

A 10 page paper divided into two parts. The first is a five-page discussion of HMOs' history and future, concentrating on Paul Ellwood's (2002) proposal that the HMO structure be replaced with his HEROIC one. The second part of the paper answers 4 questions addressing Medicare and Medicaid's ...
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A History of the Dictionary »

An 8 page research paper that offers a brief history of the dictionary. While the writer mentions early dictionary, the research concentrates on the compilation of the first English dictionaries, focusing specifically on the dictionaries written by Samuel Johnson and Noah Webster, which culminated in that magnificent Victorian project, the ...
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Archaeology and History of Stonehenge »

A paper which looks at the history and archaeology of Stonehenge, the way in which its structure has changed since its origins as a Neolithic woodhenge, and the possible function of the monument for cultural, scientific and religious purposes.
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The United Nations: History. »

This 5 page paper provides a brief history of the United Nations. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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A Short History of Cigarette Advertising »

This 3 page paper traces the history of advertising in this area from the 1930s to the present. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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South African History/The Gold Industry »

A 6 page research paper that focuses on the role played by the gold industry in South African history. The writer discusses this in terms of the Boar War and apartheid. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Great Convergence Model of History »

This 3 page paper examines David Northrup’s article, and supports his idea of history as a divergence/convergence model. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Japanese History »

A seven page paper which looks at a number of aspects of Japanese history, including the way in which Chinese culture significantly influenced that of Japan, the similarities and differences between the political and economic interests of Japan and the UK, and the importance of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the ...
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Rome's Fall Does History Repeat Itself? »

This 5 page paper recounts the theories surrounding this bit of ancient history. The author emphasizes that this holds a valuable lesson for the US. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Importance of History to Professional Military Personnel »

This 3 page paper discusses why it’s important for military personnel to understand the history of military strategy and tactics. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History of Detente from WWI to Nixon »

A 7 page history of Detente from World War I to the Nixon era. Bibliography lists approximately 6 sources.
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Livy's The Early History of Rome »

A five page paper which looks at Livy’s early history of Rome, and the way in which the social and political structure of the Roman state was established by the early monarchs, providing a secure and coherent order on which the reforms of the Republic could later be built. Bibliography lists ...
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Wealth and its History »

This 7 page paper examines the history of wealth, from capitalism to the Industrial Revolution to Adam Smith and more. This paper provides many examples of how wealth was originally created, and the circumstances which allowed for this opportunity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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