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Term Papers on Confrontation in European History

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Dann Sisters, the Western Shoshone and Native American Land Rights »

A 15 page discussion of the concepts of Native American sovereignty, property rights and land ownership. Outlines the government policies towards these concepts and the history of U.S. dealings with Native Americans in regard to them. Uses the plight of the Western Shoshone and the Dann sisters in particular to illustrate the rights ...
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History, Literature, Knowledge, and Native Americans »

8 pages in length. The writer provides two smaller essays on 1) Native American stereotyping and 2) the difference between history and literature. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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5
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Comparative Analysis of Chinese American, Black American, and Native American Experiences »

In 5 pages the author compares the historical experiences of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans. A historical narrative of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans is necessary to determine the specific historical factors, social structure factors, and ideological factors that seem to have contributed to the differences ...
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9
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Native Americans Savagery and Sand Creek »

This 9 page paper details this horrible time in American history. The author emphasizes the circumstances leading up to the attack and the savagery that was unleashed during it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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5
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Native American Algonquin Tribe »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of this group of Indian tribes which live in upper North America. Several variables are discussed inclusive of shamanism, land rights, language, art and history. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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12
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England During the Seventeenth Century and the Leveller Movement »

A 12 page paper which traces the history and ideology of the Levellers and their contribution to the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell’s republican regime, and looks at the legacy of Leveller philosophy and ideals in modern democracies. Bibliography lists 7 sources
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6
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Post War Propaganda Posters and the Spanish Civil War »

This 6 page paper analyzes three posters used during this critical time in history. The symbolism and intent of the posters are detailed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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12
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Alexander II and Serf Emancipation »

This 12 page paper examines the role of Alexander II. Was it significant enough? Could he have done more? The history is explored and questions contemplated. Bibliography lists sources.
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8
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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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5
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Teddy Roosevelt's Autobiography »

A 5 page paper which examines the autobiography of Theodore Roosevelt as it relates to its illumination of American history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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12
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Abraham Lincoln and Presidential Power »

This 12 page paper looks at presidential power in times of crisis. Abraham Lincoln's presidency is discussed in detail, but other presidents throughout history are mentioned. Lincoln's use and possible abuse of power is discussed as well as how the president's actions changed the office forever. Contemporary examples ...
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4
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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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6
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19th Century American History »

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of 19th century American history. Slavery, the Civil War, Imperialism, and the Progressive movement are explored. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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12
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American History Q and A »

A 12 page paper which presents questions and answers to US history. The questions address such figures as Booker T. Washington and Woodrow Wilson and discusses events such as bimetallism and nuclear research. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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4
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American History and the Price of Freedom »

A 4 page paper which discusses the price of freedom through struggles in American history. The struggles highlight the cost of freedom as it relates to soldiers, slaves, and women. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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5
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Abigail Adams' 'Remember the Ladies!' »

(5pp) As the wife of the second president, and the mother of the sixth, Abigail Adams was in a historic "front-row seat" to record America's early times and political history. She did this through active correspondence, and has provided a valuable and often humorous insight into the times. Bibliography lists 6 sources. ...
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3
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Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase »

A 3 page consideration Jefferson’s actions surrounding one of the most important land acquisitions in American history. This paper considers why Jefferson acted outside Congressional approval. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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4
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Elections Which Have Made History »

There have been critical presidential elections in U.S. history; this 4 page paper examines three: 1860, 1932 and 1980. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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5
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5 Questions on the Revolutionary War Answered »

A 5 page paper which examines 5 questions concerning the American Revolution as answered in “Interpretations of American History, Patterns and Perspectives” edited by Francis G. Couvares, et al., volume 1, 7th edition. Bibliography lists 1 additional source.
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From the Invention of the Automobile to the Kent State Massacre »

This 8 page paper addresses fifteen specific questions in American history starting with the invention of the automobile and its impacts on American society and ranging to the US expansion into Cambodia and the Kent State Massacre. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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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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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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Denial and Slaughter in Three Accounts of Early American History »

A 5 page research paper that examines three accounts from early American history written by Bartolome de las Casas, Bernal Diaz del Castillo and Mary Rowlandson. The writer argues that each author sees slaughter, and experiences loss and death. However, what each one perceives is filtered through a cultural prism ...
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American Immersion in the World and Five Key Events that Led Us There »

This 3 page paper delineated five key moments in time that changed history and our role in it. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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History and Culture of Assyrian Americans »

This 5 page paper discusses Assyrian Americans, their history and their contributions to American culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Latin American History and One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez »

A five page paper looking at the relationship of this book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez to actual Latin American history. The paper points out that while it is a mistake to make precise correlations, the book evocatively conveys the spirit of the period of the times. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Four Commencement Speakers from American History »

A 7 page exercise in selecting speakers for a fictional graduation. The author selects four key speakers from three different historical periods. The theme of the proposed graduation is individualism and spirit of community, the balance between the spiritual and material worlds, and race and ethnicity in American ...
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Rauchway/Murdering McKinley »

A 5 page book review on Murdering McKinley by historian Eric Rauchway, in which the author creates a gripping story from what has basically become a footnote in twentieth century American history--the murder of President William McKinley in 1901 by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Through an intriguing use of narrative perspective, ...
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Nature in Narratives of Americanness Between 1840 and 1860 »

A 6 page consideration of some of the more notable writings in this period in American history. The paper emphasizes that references to nature made by great writers like Thoreau, Emerson, Whitman, and Twain, all reflect that each of these men prided themselves on individuality, self reliance, and independence, ...
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1825-1860 - A Rip Van Winkle Overview »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of 1825 to 1860 in American history. A Rip Van Winkle scenario is utilized. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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5
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A Biography of Wesley Clark »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the career and life of Wesley Clark. This paper relates the fact that Clark’s history as a decorated Army officer, his understanding and participation in international politics, and his long-standing views on protecting national interests have all supported the call for ...
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Federalist Number 45 by James Madison »

A 6 page paper which summarizes James Madison's premise that the state governments will always wield more power than the federal government, and considers whether history has proven him right or wrong.
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Long Island Slavery »

An eight page paper which describes the history of slavery on Long Island from the first black immigrants to the Revolution. The writer looks at the ways in which life for Northern slaves differed from that of their Southern counterparts, and considers how the change from Dutch to English rule ...
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Memorials, Monuments, and Cultural Memory »

A 7 page discussion of the phenomena of cultural memory and how this memory is reflected by, and indeed spawned, monuments and memorials. Defines cultural memory and emphasizes that such memory is an evolutionary process. Provides a background of the history of the Washington monument and relates how ...
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Houdon's George Washington Statue »

This 5 page paper discusses the George Washington Statue, which resides in Virginia, which was crafted by the famed French sculptor Houdon. This paper examines the detail and history of the statue, as well as exploring the life of Houdon. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Women's History Museum Design »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the task of designing a museum, drawing on the experience of visiting museums in the Washington, DC area. The writer details what would constitute her "ideal" museum, which in this case is a museum devoted to women's history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Nineteenth Century Ghost Dance Era »

A 7 page investigation of this critical point in Native American and US history. This paper explores the differences that existed between the Native view of what was right and the white view. Bibliography lists sources.
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Nineteenth Century America »

A 7 page paper which examines the history of the United States in the 19th century and discusses whether the it was an isolationist or imperialist nation. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Monuments of the District of Columbia »

This 6 page paper highlights the monuments in Washington and contemplates why visiting the district is a moving and interesting experience. The history of some of the monuments are discussed as well as their meanings. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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American Author Washington Irving »

5 pages in length. As one of America's most celebrated authors who is often called the father of the American short story, Washington Irving's illustrious career spanned a multitude of literary classifications including poetry, essays, travel writing, biography, columns and short stories. His two most famous works – ...
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Washington Mutual and Banking Sector Changes »

This 5 page paper considers the recent history in the United States banking sector, going on to consider hoe this has effected Washington Mutual. In order to ascertain this in more detail a SWOT analysis is with emphasis placed on the practice of acquisition. The bibliography cites 5 sources. ...
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Slavery According to Sterling Stuckey and Ira Berlin »

3 pages in length. One of the most glaring points about which Stuckey (1988) and Berlin (2000) argue with regard to the history of slavery in North America is the extent to which Africans suffered in the midst of such tremendous cultural and social change. No additional sources ...
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Maxine Hong Kingston/Warrior Woman »

A 4 page research paper that has 2 sections. The first section compares the tradition of slavery in China, as described by Kingston's mother, with slavery in the history of St. Thomas. The writer speculates on how this makes the student researching this topic feel. The second section offers ...
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U.S. Constitution, Civil Rights, and Slavery »

This 5 page paper examines the history of the civil rights movement from the beginning to the fifteenth amendment. Bibliography lists 3 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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Germany and Women's Changing Status »

This 5 page paper examined how the role and status of women changed over time in modern German history between the Kaiserreich though the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany and the developments in West Germany and East Germany. The paper includes discussion on what factors lead to these changes. The bibliography ...
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20th Century Race History »

This 6 page paper discusses the history of race in the twentieth century and included such major movements as slavery, segregation, desegregation, and the civil rights movement. Furthermore, many notable authors and their views on this topic are noted in this paper, such as Zinn, McBride, Mel King, and ...
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The African American Dream of Equality »

A 4 page paper which examines the history of the African American people in relationship to slavery and society. The paper discusses how the African American dream is likely still a dream for many, in relationship to true equality in society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Abolitionism/There Was No Other Way »

A 5 page essay that draws on Fergus M. Bordewich's Bound for Canaan, a history of the Underground Railroad, in order to argue on whether or not the abolition of slavery could have occurred without the abolitionist movement. The writer argues that it could not and that the abolitionist cause ...
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Various History Questions »

A 3 page paper which answers 5 questions regarding history such as immigrants and slavery. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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