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Failed Approaches and Major Events Pertaining to White and Native American Interaction »

A 9 page examination of three critical approaches in Native American/White interaction: the approaches of Pontiac, Tecumseh, and Handsome Lake. This paper contends that despite varied and valiant efforts at maintaining their cultural integrity, each of these approaches failed in the face of the overwhelming tide of white's ...
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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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Aruba History »

A 5 page paper. Archeologists have discovered that the first inhabitants of Aruba arrived about 4,000 years ago. It was in 1499 that the first European arrived there. This small island in the Caribbean is a part of the Netherlands. This essay provides an outline of the history of Aruba. ...
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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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1960s Cultural Revolution »

An 8 page research paper/essay that examines the idea of the 1960s as a cultural revolution. The 1960s are often referred as a time of cultural revolution in the United States and in other Western countries, but how useful is this term in describing this turbulent period? The connotation associated ...
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Ecological World View as a Cultural Artifact: Native American Subcultures vs. Mainstream White Americans »

An 11 page overview of ecological world view as it varied by these cultural groups. The author asserts that while there are exceptions, broad generalizations can be made in terms of this cultural artifact. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Slavery in Cape Colony, Before and After 1815 »

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 sources.
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Native American Students' Acquisition of Language and Reading Level and the Effects of Culture and History »

A 5 page discussion of the historical and cultural factors explaining differences in reading comprehension and language acquisition between Native American students and mainstream students. Suggests that these differences revolve around differences in cultural schemata and differences in motivation. Utilized research in education to substantiate this suggestion. ...
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Native Americans and Different East and West European Experiences »

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of ...
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Thailand's Cultural Diversity and its History »

This 5 page paper consider how the cultural diversity in Thailand originated with the tribal kingdoms and different ethnicities. The writer then consider how this has proven to be of bandit to Thailand in today’s global economy where cultural diversity is common. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Antislavery Crusadeof Frederick Douglass »

A 5 page examination of the life and work of Frederick Douglass. Includes information regarding his most noted literary works, his activities as a speaker in the abolitionsist movement as well as information on other activities of his life which were dircted against slavery. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Native American and European American Cultural Interaction »

4 pages in length. Given the proper circumstances, traditional Native American cultures could never have co-existed alongside European American cultures, inasmuch as neither one even remotely upheld the same attributes. The Native Americans lived their lives in accordance to a higher influence supported by their affinity with the ...
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Native Americans and the Effects of European Diseases »

A 10 page exploration of the impacts of European introduced disease on the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas. Examines both biological and cultural reasons for the susceptibility of the Native peoples to these diseases. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Overview of the Bloodless 'Glorious Revolution' »

A 5 page research paper that examines the bloodless revolt of 1688-89, referred to as the "Glorious Revolution," the competing political factions of the country, the Whigs and the Tories, united to dispose James II and in favor his daughter Mary and her husband, William, Stadtholder of the Netherlands. While ...
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Germany of the Late Nineteenth Century »

An 8 page paper discussing the motivations underlying the unification of Germany and the emergence of the political mass market. Prime Minister Bismarck order full male suffrage for the first time in Saxony in 1866. Some historians maintain that the political mass market originated with that Saxony election; others ...
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1880 to 1980, a Century of Russian and American Theater's Revolutionary Elements »

A twenty-page paper which looks at the work of selected Russian and American dramatists during the period 1880 to 1980, and assesses the ways in which their work, both in terms of form and content, afforded a revolutionary perspective on the socio-cultural systems of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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US Soft Power Strategies During the Cold War »

This 10 page research paper examines US soft power strategies employed during the Cold War to counter those of the Soviet Union. A comprehensive overview is provided that includes discussing the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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Thucydides' Views of Sparta and Athens »

A ten page paper which looks at Thucydides’ account of the social and cultural systems in Athens and Sparta, and how their differences contributed to the events leading up to the Peloponnesian Wars. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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The Cultural Revolution - A Re-Analysis »

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the Cultural Revolution. The impact of the Revolution is re-analyzed in terms of its benefits to socialist education and culture. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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War: Does It Have Roots in Biology? »

A 7 page research paper that examines this issue. The writer asks: Does war have its roots in biology? Is aggressive behavior instinctual or learned from the environment? These questions have been the focus of investigation and debate over the last several decades in all areas of social science. However, ...
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Robert McNamara/An Ethical Analysis »

An 8 page research paper that analyzes the remarks of Robert McNamara from an ethical perspective. The writer argues that the explanation for how leadership can go "terribly wrong" may be located not in errors in military tactics but rather in the ethical foundations that rationalize those tactics. This ...
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Rebellion and its Repercussions: the Wars of the Roses »

In five pages this paper considers the three-decade long fifteenth-century English conflict between the Lancastrians and the Yorkists in an examination of the reasons, motivations, and repercussions of the Wars of the Roses. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Revolutions in Science and Technology »

A 7 page research paper that discusses advancements and innovations. This examination of scientific creative innovation begins with the medicine and the penicillin revolution, but then looks also at the examples of creative revolutions that have occurred in the contemporary era and concludes with observations bout the way in which ...
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Cake Culture and History »

A 6 page paper which examines the history and culture of cakes, with an examination of decorating and ingredients as well. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm »

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double ...
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Michael Foucault vs. Frantz Fanon on Minorities »

A 5 page research paper which examines the similarities between two great French philosophers: Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault. The writer demonstrates, through an examination of Fanon's 'Black Skin, White Masks,' and Foucault's Madness in Civilization, that the two philosophers agreed on quite a few fundamental points concerning power and ...
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Asia and Negative Globalization Impact with the Exception of South Korea »

A 5 page examination of why South Korea has managed to achieve long-term economic success while other Asian countries have floundered. The author contends that South Korea was successful both because of the mindset of its population and because of the fact that the war had destroyed the built-in ...
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The Crises America Faced From 1865 until 1998 »

A 5 page examination of how the United States has successfully come through various crises since 1865. Various wars and widespread problems are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Contemporary Organization's IT Uses »

A 14 page examination of the role that information technology (I.T.) plays in organizational communications. Specifically examined is the U.S. Army, e-mail, and the importance of secrecy, confidentiality, etc; This branch of military is examined as a corporate entity and the overall effectiveness if I.T. is assessed. Bibliography lists 9 ...
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Early American Working People and Soldiers »

An 8 page paper which presents an examination of soldiers of the Revolution such as Joseph Plumb Martin, and working people during early American times. The working people addressed are women, African Americans, and journeymen. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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US Frontier Myth »

A 6 page examination of the frontier myth in United States history. Identifies greed and the never-ending drive for territorial expansion and control of resources, both natural and human, as the driving force for white Anglo Saxon males in the United States from the colonial period up until the ...
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U.S. Definition of Patriot and Patriotism »

A 5 page argumentative essay that discusses how the words "patriotism" and "patriot" are defined in American culture. The writer argues that an examination of how "patriotism" is generally being used to promote war fever demonstrates that this brand of "patriotism" goes against the intent of the Constitution and should ...
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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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Just War Against Terror by Jean Bethke Elshtain »

This 5 page paper provides an examination of the argument that Elshtain provides in support of the U.S. intervention in Iraq. This paper delves into the reasons for this author's support and her purpose for writing the book. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Aloe's History and Use »

A 10 page paper which presents an examination of the history and the uses of the aloe plant. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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American Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of American Nationalism. This examination of American history discusses how nationalism evolved, from colonial times to the present and begins by defining "nationalism." Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Slavery According to Henry David Thoreau »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the stance of Henry David Thoreau on slavery and how this stance coincides with this transcendental idealism. The writer argues that examination of this issue in Thoreau's life shows a slow evolution from passive resistance to open admiration for the action taken by ...
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Frederick Douglass, Successful Despite Slavery »

A 6 page research paper/essay that presents the question as to whether or not Douglass became successful because of his experience or despite it. An examination of commentary on Douglass’ life, as well as what Douglass himself writes in his Narrative of the Life of an American Slave, indicates that ...
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Ancestral Georgia Lands of the Cherokee »

A 5 page examination of the issues surrounding the forced removal of the Cherokee from their ancestral lands in Georgia. Bibliography lists ten sources.
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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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Truth and History »

This 6 page paper considers the question of truth with regard to one historical incident, the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire of 1911. It also discusses ways in which an examination of this incident is relevant to our understanding of the present, and whether it illuminates any contemporary incident. Bibliography lists ...
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Crises in the Constitution »

A 5 page paper which examines various Constitutional crises in the United States during the 18th and 19th century as seen through an examination of the amendments to the Constitution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Paris During the Eighteenth Century and London During the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page research paper that examines Paris in the eighteenth century and London in the nineteenth. The writer argues that an examination of these two cities in these respective centuries shows that the situations in each case could not have existed elsewhere or else-when. In each case the ...
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Gender Issues Involved in Freedom from Slavery »

A 5 page paper which examines if issues of slavery and freedom were different for men then they were for women. 'Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass' by Frederick Douglass, 'Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl' by Harriet Jacobs, and 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' by Harriet Beecher Stowe are the works utilized ...
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Nineteenth Century Authors James, Davis, and Twain »

A 7 page essay that contrasts and compares the writing styles of three brilliant American nineteenth century writers. The writer argues that examination of representative works from these authors demonstrates that Twain's intention is primarily humorous, as typified by his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," while ...
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The Legitimacy of the War in Iraq »

This 15 page paper provides an examination of The War and Declaration of Human Rights, Nuremburg Principles, and the United Nations Charter. These documents are discussed in light of the war. The paper suggests that in fact, the war in Iraq is not only uncalled for, it ...
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Transgendered Community and Civil Rights »

A 5 page examination of the problems society hurls toward transgendered individuals. While some progress is being made in implementing policies and laws that protect the civil rights of these individuals, much additional progress must be made. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Thomas Jefferson: An Embodiment of Contradiction »

A 3 page examination of the contrast that existed between Jefferson’s ideologies on freedom and equality and his life. This paper argues that, to one degree or another, we all experience conflict between what we believe and what we do. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Freedom of Religion, A First Amendment Right »

A 4 page essay/research paper that discusses the right to Freedom of Religion, which is guaranteed under the First Amendment. This examination focuses on the issues that continue to define the division between church and state that this amendment imposes on the American government. Many people today would tear down ...
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