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Concerns of Modern Native Americans »

A 6 page discussion of the many problems facing contemporary Native Americans. Traces these problems back to the initial contact with the European people who invaded Native land. Asserts that everything from the ravages of disease on modern Native Americans to struggles over land rights and the right ...
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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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History and Effects of Disease »

An 11 page overview of the impact of disease on world cultures. Correlates the impact on traditional cultures and the way those cultures dealt with that impact with advances in modern medicine. Emphasizes the impact of disease on the Americas and specifically on the Native American inhabitants of ...
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Deteriorating European Security as a Result of the Cold War »

A 7 page discussion of whether European Security has improved or deteriorated since the Cold War. The author points out that European security today is largely controlled by the United Nations, an entity controlled not by European powers but by the U.S. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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1756 to 1763 French and Indian War »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Seven Years’ War. The Seven Years’ War from 1756 to 1763, also known as the French and Indian Wars in North America, was considered the first world war as it found the British pitted against the French and Indian forces in North ...
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U.S. Colonies and Slavery »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from ...
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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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American Colonies and Slavery Origins »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from participating ...
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Massachusetts and Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discuses the event that acted as a catalyst to end slavery in this state. As one writer commented, because the North was free during the Civil War era, people have forgotten that slavery was practiced in the North early in American history. It was common European ...
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Why Serve in the US Army? »

This 3 page paper emphasizes the privilege of being American, America’s role in maintaining world stability, and how our military exists not just to preserve America as it is but to make the world a better place. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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NC During Colonial American and Early Republic History »

7 pages in length. North Carolina's first wave of permanent English settlers came in the form of southeastern Virginia immigrants, whose relationship to the tidewater area helped label them as 'overflow' settlers. Their final destination at mid-century came to be a northeastern part of North Carolina known as ...
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Expansion of Europe and the Resulting Disease and War »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how European expansionism culminated in war and disease for the Native Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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American Colonists, England, France, and Spain and Their Treatment of Native Americans »

This 10 page paper discusses the treatment of the Native Americans in North America by the imperial powers: Spain, France, England and American Colonists. Views of Francis Parkman examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans and Their Socioeconomic and Political Roles »

A 5 page research paper that summarizes the political, social and economic roles that Natives Americans have played in both colonial and modern times in North and South America. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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American Industrialization »

The tale of indrustialization is one that most Americans associate with a growth in manufacturing, availability of goods, the establishment of large corporations and the labor disputes of the late 1800’s. Politics were recovering from the Civil War and the lines being drawn were changing from North versus south to ‘business’ ...
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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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Europe's Industrial Revolution »

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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Resistance of African American Slaves and Native Americans »

A 3 page essay that discusses the ways in Native Americans and slaves resisted domination. Rationalization for the history of white supremacy in North America has rested largely on the idea that white dominance was for the "good" of suppressed peoples. Early English settlers proposed that they were bringing ...
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Gulf War and Military Strategy »

6 pages in length. A strong and influential nation as America does not have to prove its authority unless and until there is a good reason. However, national policies sometimes dictate the fact that conflict is the only manner in which to prove a point in an otherwise ...
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West's Rise and Bulliet et al's The Earth and Its Peoples »

A 5 page research paper that relies on the text The Earth and Its Peoples by Bulliet, et al (1997) to discuss three areas of history. The first section of the paper concerns the "rise of the West," the next section relates European expansionism to the Atlantic slave trade, and ...
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Migration of Native Americans Causes and Consequences »

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river ...
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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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History of Europe »

A 9 page paper which addresses there specific topics in European history. The paper examines why Britain's attempts to colonize America were unsuccessful, John Locke contribute to the development of a progressive theory of history, and the similarities and differences between British and French colonization. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Precontact Law and Government in Native America »

A 4 page discussion of dichotomy that existed between precontact law and government in Native America and law and government as it was viewed by Europeans. The author contrasts natural law and legal positivism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Europeans, Native Americans, and Greed »

A 5 page consideration of the motivations that characterized the early interactions between Native Americans and the Europeans that invaded their shores. European peoples not only took advantage of Native Americans but committed one atrocity after another in their attempts to prosper from them. The Native Americans, though ...
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North Korea and Options for the United States Government »

A 6 page paper discussing nine options that the United States has for dealing with the government of North Korea regarding North Korea’s commitment to military buildup and threatening language regarding nuclear capability. When the time comes for action regarding North Korea, the choices available to US decision-makers likely ...
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Industrialization and Theories »

A 5 page research paper that argues that the Industrial Revolution, which reshaped the economies of Western European nations, brought wealth to many, but it also brought intense hardship to the average working person. Because of the hardships and inequalities of the nineteenth century, numerous theories arose in reaction ...
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21st Century Western Threat Represented by North Korea »

This 4 page paper looks at the threat that North Korea poses to the west. Several articles are examined which report on North Korea's position in respect to nuclear arms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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P.O.W. Camps and The Civil War »

8 pages excellently comparing P.O.W. (Prisoner Of War) camps of the North and South during the U.S. Civil War. Specifically examined are : The South's Camp Sumter (Andersonville) and the North's Fort Delaware. Bibliography lists 8 comprehensive sources.
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North Korea and United States Nuclear Tensions »

A 20 page paper that presents the nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea, past and present, and how these tensions have created ongoing economic sanctions against North Korea in the present, despite provisions of the Framework Agreement. This paper postulates a stalemate between the two countries and ...
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Questions on North Korea Answered »

This 3 page paper examines questions regarding North Korea. Relationships between various countries in respect to this nation are discussed. North Korea's threat due to its nuclear arsenal is explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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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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A Memorial for the Tragedy of September 11, 2001 »

5 pages. In the aftermath of the events of September 11, it would seem only fitting that we, the citizens of the United States of America, would think of a way to memorialize the victims of that day forever. However, all of us are victims, whether we lost ...
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Historical Periods the Renaissance, the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution and Emergence of the Modern Era »

A 5 page research paper that examine how these three periods of history reworked the nature of Western civilization and brought it from the Middle Ages into the modern era, by bringing about a totally different perspective on reality and instituting changes that are still evident in today's society and ...
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Civil Rights and Political Action »

Malcolm X advocated bringing about change through "any means necessary' while Martin Luther King, Jr. followed the principles of nonviolent civil disobedience to fight for the rights of Blacks. This 5 page paper argues that Nonviolent civil disobedience is a viable alternative to political violence and was successfully used as a tactic by leaders ...
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Seventeenth Century Puritan Colonization and Nineteenth Century Reconstruction Explored »

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a ...
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History of the Polio Disease and Vaccine »

This 6 page report discusses the disease poliomyelitis. The history of the disease in the U.S., the public's reactions, information about the search for a cure or vaccine, as well as the development of the vaccine to combat it. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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US Lutheran Church and its History »

A 6 page paper that explores the changes that the Lutheran Church has undergone since its introduction to America beginning in the 1600s. Discussed are the divisions and reunification that the Lutheran Church in America has experienced during the twentieth century and the differences that still remain between the ...
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Native American Society, Racism's Roots, and America's 'Discovery' »

A 3 page paper tracing the rampant racism which continues to target Native American people and culture to the concept of a European "discovery" of this continent. Emphasizes that although this continent and its people were very much in existence at the time of the supposed European "discovery" the ...
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Three Secondary European Wars »

Three Mini-Wars in European History: This 5-page essay examines three of the secondary wars in European history between (1700-1990). These conflicts were just as passionate, just as politically motivated, and just as deadly. However, when the fighting was over, these wars left more men standing. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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Survival of Native Americans v. Europeans in the Colonial Americas »

A 15 page address of the question which has occupied historians for centuries, why were Native Americans not only able to survive but to thrive in a land where European colonists would at first flounder and many times perish? The author of this paper explores various sides of the debate ...
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Late Nineteenth Century Presence of Europe in Southeast Asia »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of factors that influenced the European Presence in Southeast Asia near the turn of the century. Further, this paper also considers elements that impacted the maintenance of European interests following the turn of the century, including increasing development in Japan and the ...
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European Revolutions and 'The Communist Manifesto' »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Communist Manifesto from its formation and the influence of the French Revolution to its revision inspired by the European revolutions of 1848, the year it was published. The revised Manifesto emphasized action and interaction and was adopted by the European unions which ...
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Slavery and the Cherokee Society by Theda Perdue »

A 5 page research paper that examines how slavery evolved as a facet of Cherokee society. Principally, the writer concentrates on the work of Theda Perdue, who argues in her text Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society that the adoption of European-style slavery of Africans evolved from the Cherokee ...
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Five Reasons for Traditional Native American Resistance to Acculturation »

A 3 page delineation of five reasons that traditional Native Americans do not acculturate well into mainstream America. No sources are listed
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History of U.S. Army Aviation »

This is a 5 page paper giving an overview of the history of U.S. Army Aviation. In 1861, during the American Civil War, hydrogen filled balloon were used by Union and Confederate forces to direct artillery fire. These balloons were considered to be the origins of U.S. Army Aviation. Over ...
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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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