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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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Medieval Perspectives on Religion by Keith Thomas and Eamon Duffy Compared »

A 5 page analysis of Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars and Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic. The writer argues that Duffy differs from the standard view of this period and the causes of the Reformation, while Thomas, essentially, supports the standard view. No additional sources ...
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Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts on Native American culture during the Colonial period. Discusses the differing values of non-Indian and Indian and the cultural transition which many of the tribes made toward taking on European ways. Emphasizes the Cherokee culture and observes that despite their willingness ...
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Various Views on Revolution Causes and Impacts »

A 4 page overview of the perceptions of Edmund Burke, Maximillien Robespierre, and Thomas Paine. The author of this paper emphasizes the opinions of Thomas Pain and asserts that revolutions do no necessarily result in long-term instability and violence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Human Nature According to Edmund Burke and Karl Marx »

The subject is viewed through the eyes of Edmund Burke and Karl Marx in this 6 page paper. The ideas of these men are compared and contrasted. Subjects included in the discussion are religion, morality, man's work ethic, political ideology, communism, Hegelism and acceptance versus revolution. Examples in contemporary society ...
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Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader »

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography ...
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The Radicalization of the American Revolution by Gordon S. Wood »

An 8 page paper looking at Gordon S. Wood's nonfiction book The Radicalization of the American Revolution in terms of its key issues. The paper illustrates Wood's belief that the American Revolution differed from other wars in that it not only replaced one ruler or ruling class with another, but ...
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Nineteenth Century Anti Semitism »

This 7 page report discusses the existence of anti-Semitism in the 19th century and the differing ways in which Catholicism and Judaism dealt with it. From the vantage point of the opening days of the 21st century, the issue of anti-Semitism and the ways in which Jewish people were viewed by most Christian faiths in ...
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The Persian Gulf War and U.S. Involvement »

A 7 page outline of the factors behind the Persian Gulf War and U.S. military strategy during that war. Notes the extreme sense of American patriotism which was incited by Saddam Hussein, the harsh contrast between Iraq and American ideology, and the differing goals of these two countries. Bibliography ...
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Global Trends from Different Perspectives »

6 pages in length. In looking at the differing viewpoints on global trends as observed by Thomas Friedman and Ignacio Ramonet, we show how each author conceptualizes globalization. Additionally, the ongoing concerns over security and nuclear arms in the post-cold war era will be discussed, as well as the future of nuclear weapons ...
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Narrative Style Comparison Between Classic Mode and Art Cinema »

This 5 page report compares the unique characteristics of art cinema’s narrative modes and how they differ from mainstream and commercial movies. Five French and German movies -- “The 400 Blows” (1959), “The Tin Drum” (1979) “Chloe in the Afternoon” (1972), “The Dreamlife of Angels” (1998), and “Run Lola Run” (1999) -- ...
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News Coverage of NBC and CBS after the First Gulf War »

This 5 page report discusses and compares the news coverage provided by two of the top news organizations in the United States. How were they similar and in what significant ways did they differ? No sources cited.
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Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh »

A 5 page essay that examines Bao Ninh's novel of North Vietnamese wartime experience and answers the question as to how the Vietnamese perspective of the war differed from the North American. T he writer argues that the basic answer is "not at all," as this novel is written in ...
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General George Custer and How He was Viewed by Native Americans »

An 8 page paper analyzing the Native American view of Custer and the battle at Little Big Horn that they should have won. The analysis is based on their spiritual views on land preservation and how the preservation has been their spiritual duty for 20 million years. This ...
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European American Values and Native American Values »

A 3 page research paper that contrasts and compares Native American values with European-descended American values. The writer focuses, in particular, on the manner in which these two groups differ in regards to the way they perceive land. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Ecological World View and Native American Uniformity »

A 15 page discussion of the popular perception that Native Americans exhibit a uniform ecological world view. Presents supporting and detracting arguments for this view. Notes first that the sheer diversity of Native American cultures and individuals would make it unlikely that such a uniformity in view exists. ...
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The European Perception of and Impact to Native Americans »

A 4 page discussion of the ways Native Americans and Europeans differed and how these differences translated into differences in survivability in the Americas. Although initially they had the advantage, it was the Native Americans that were forced to change in regard to their lifeways and even their spirituality. ...
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Latin America and Slavery »

This 8 page paper looks at black slavery in the Latin countries and why slavery differed from region to region. Brazil is one country of focus in this analysis. Economics is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Leadership Styles of Six U.S. Presidents Compared »

6 pages. While presidents may have technically the same type of job to do from one administration to the next, their leadership styles differ greatly. This paper focuses on the different leadership styles of Lincoln, John F. Kennedy, Reagan, Clinton, and George W. Bush. Bibliography lists 7 ...
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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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Alexander Hamilton v. Thomas Jefferson and Differing Future Visions »

This 6 page paper delves into the past and looks at Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton and their different ideologies. The focus of this paper is on how their visions of the future of America differ. Ideas about agriculture and manufacturing are discussed. Bibliography lists 8 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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Views on Slavery and its Justification or Lack of »

A five page paper contrasting the view of slavery described in Winston Churchill's 'The Great Democracies' (Volume Four of 'A History of the English-Speaking Peoples') with Austin Steward's slave narrative 'Twenty Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman.' The paper points out that Churchill's view of the Civil ...
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World View of Native Americans »

A 5 page essay discussing the Native American society and conservatism. Issues discussed include world view orientation, impact of the Western traders and other influences on Native American world view and concluding remarks regarding the validity of the conservatism argument. No sources are listed.
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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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Sociological Concept of Family »

The family is explored as a concept from a sociological point of view in this 12 page paper. Included in the analysis is an in-depth discussion on varied definitions of the family which takes into consideration contemporary sociologists' views such as Stacey and Popenoe. A theme of this paper focuses ...
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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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First Crusade from the Islamic Perspective »

A 4 page paper discussing the Muslim view at the beginning of the First Crusade. The Crusaders’ mission was to regain Jerusalem, the holiest ground of the Christian faith, from the grasp of the Muslims. Though the Muslims had waged a half-hearted holy war against the Byzantine empire, ...
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Comparative Poetic Analysis of 'Facing It' by Yusef Komunyakaa and 'Dulce Et Decorum' by Wilfred Owen »

This 5 page essay compares and contrasts two poems written more than seventy years apart and that both speak to the futility and waste of war. The essay briefly addresses the tone, point of view, and subject matter, as well as proving the point that. No additional sources cited.
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Combination of Economic and Political Themes in 'The Communist Manifesto' »

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which ...
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Gordon Wood and Bernard Bailyn on the Revolutionary War »

A 6 page paper discussing and comparing views of the American Revolution as portrayed by Bernard Bailyn in 'The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution' and Gordon Wood in 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution.' No additional sources cited.
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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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Emancipation Proclamation, The Debate »

This 5 page essay relates to the debate as to whether or not Lincoln deserves the designation of the Great Emancipator. The writer relates the position of Stephen B. Oates, who argues that he does and also that of Vincent Harding, who presents the opposing view. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ...
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Battle of Little Bighorn »

This 3 page essay considers how the battle of the Little Bighorn has been viewed and interpreted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Gender and the The Victorian Age »

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in ...
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Economic Perspectives of Ralph Nader, John Kerry, and George W. Bush »

This 4 page paper examines the economic views of these three politicians. A hypothetical situation is examined. What would these three do if there were a depression in 2007? Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Civil Rights and Differing Perceptions Contained Within Congressional Committee on Domestic Affairs Testimony »

An 8 page analysis of the outcome of the Civil Rights movement. Written in the form of an address to Congressional Committee on Domestic affairs, this paper contends that our approach to civil rights in this country has turned into what is perceived, among non-black minorities in particular, as ...
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Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Perspectives on Mental Illness »

An in-depth 12 page research paper on how poorly the mentally-ill were treated during the 18th and w19th centuries when terms such as "loony" and "insane" were common. Some of the ridiculous ideas from those years pertaining to how mental illness was caused are explored as well (i.e., partying, masturbation, ...
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Kasserine Pass - American View »

In ten pages this paper examines the February 1943 battle of Kasserine Pass during the North Africa (Tunisia) campaign from the U.S. perspective. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography. TGkasspass.rtf
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Two Views on War: Tennyson, Owen »

This 3 page essay discusses "The Charge of the Light Brigade" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Wilfred Owen's "Dulce et Decorum Est" as poems that take opposite perspectives on war. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Freedom as Represented in The Federalist Papers of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and in The Communist Manifesto of Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx »

7 pages in length. When comparing and contrasting Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' on the issues of protecting and promoting freedom with those of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, one must also consider the inherent relationship that represents their respective views upon principles, problems and solutions, ultimately surmising which ...
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U.S. History and the Definitive Component of Race »

This 3 page paper examines slavery and views race as integral to the practice. White slavery is touched on as well. Racism is discussed as something that is unique to American history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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1637's Pequot and English War and its Influential Factors »

An 8 page discussion of the war between the English and the Native American group known as the Pequot. Contends that the reasons behind this war were really quite simplistic. The first was the English desire for the land which the Pequot controlled. Equally important, however, was ...
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Robert F. Kennedy's Thirteen Days, A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis »

A 5 page discussion of some of the primary points presented by this book. The book is doubly valuable in that it offers a historical overview of the period as well as insight into the personal reactions of U.S. leaders who were at the helm of our government of ...
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1980s' Soviet Union »

A 5 page research paper that examines the end of the Cold War, focusing on the arms race and the Soviet Union. After World War II, the world faced another crisis, in the form of expansion by the Soviet Union of its sphere of influence. While historians and scholars differ ...
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American Theater and the History of 'Drag' Performance »

This 15 page report discusses the history and impact of drag performances on the American theater. One of the reasons that drag performance, whether in a drag queen show or in the “legitimate” theater, titillates, amuses, and shocks people is that it plays with gender’s most honored and traditional beliefs and celebrates the confusion of social ...
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17th Century Conflict Between English Colonists and Native Americans »

An 8 page overview of the conflict which erupted between the English colonists and the Native inhabitants of the Americas. The arrival of the Pilgrims and the Puritans to the Americans would prove the beginning of an insurmountable blow to the Native American peoples who inhabited the continent. ...
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Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict »

An 11 page discussion of cultural conflict as is evidenced in Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”, Gerald Vizenor’s “The Heirs of Columbus”, and Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. The author notes the underlying theme of the differences in the ...
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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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