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Patience and the Civil Rights' Reform Strategies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 6 page discussion of the manner in which Dr. Martin Luther King utilized patience and strategy in implementing civil reform in regard to black rights. This paper contends that despite the title of Dr. King’s most popular book, Dr. King did wait till the time was right for ...
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Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement »

This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning ...
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Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

Martin Luther King Jr. was considered one of the most controversial figures in the Civil Rights Movement. While he was lauded by many in his stance for freedom, he was criticized by others for his non-violent stance. This paper examines the life and philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr and ...
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Civil Rights Movement and Exodus Theme »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that the biblical story of Exodus serves as powerful example and ideal for the struggles of the 20th century Civil Rights Movement in America. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. understood that the use of Exodus as both a metaphor and a source of ...
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Legal System, Civil Rights Movement, and the Nonviolent Social Ideals of Martin Luther King »

This is a 6 page paper outlining Martin Luther King’s messages on non-violence and brotherly love on the legal system during his time and in modern day. An outline of the civil rights movements during the time of Martin Luther King and their effects on the legal system in the ...
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Five American Thinkers and How They Employed the Declaration of Independence into Their Writings »

In eight pages this paper examines the lasting influence of the Declaration of Independence and how five great American thinkers – Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Martin Luther King Jr. – employed it in their respective writings and speeches. Six sources are listed ...
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Comparing A. Philip Randolph and Martin Luther King, Jr. »

A 5 page analysis and research paper that looks at the lives of these two influential Civil Rights Leaders. The name of Martin Luther King, Jr. is immediately recognizable as one of the principal architects of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s. Through his speeches and his writing, King ...
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1955's Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama »

This 5 page paper provides an in depth study of this infamous event in the civil rights movement. Key players such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. are discussed. Also, President Clinton's memory of the 1955 event, as well as his honoring of Parks long after the boycott, ...
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Struggles for Equality in Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail »

A 3 page overview of the underlying fight for equality that drove the production of these two documents. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thomas Jefferson were widely disparate in terms of their race and their socioeconomic and political footing. Both, however, were intent on abolishing a situation that they saw ...
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1960s' Civil Rights Music and Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 5 page paper which examines the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights music of the 1960s. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Civil Rights Movement and the Involvement of Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 5 page paper which examines the various conditions that seemed to call for a civil rights movement, wherein Martin Luther King Jr. became involved, influencing many people and many conditions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement »

A 4 page paper that discusses Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Martin Luther King and Thomas Jefferson on Freedom »

This 3 page paper examines the works of Martin Luther King and Thomas Jefferson to address issues of freedom. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Civil Disobedience and Civil Rights Leaders »

This 5 page paper takes a look at civil rights and the use of civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and David Thoreau are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Written Word and Creating a Response to a Problem »

Like people, written documents or verbal communications can take on a life of their own. They can be powerful, charismatic and the inherent 'personality' can change a world. This 6 page paper compares the Declaration of Independence with the "I have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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Significant Events in American History between the late 1950s and 2002 »

A 5 page paper that outlines and briefly discusses some of the major events of the last 45 years in the United States and their impact on American life. Some of those events include the 2000 presidential election, the attack on America, Vietnam, Dr. King ...
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Civil Disobedience and Martin Luther King Jr. »

This 12 page paper gives an overview of Dr. King's life and career. An emphasis is placed on King's decision to utilize non-violent civil disobedience as his preferred method for inacting social reforms. All statements are supported with cited quotes from texts. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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National Cathedral of Washington DC »

A 6 page paper providing a brief history of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and then focusing on some of the special national events that have taken place there. The National Cathedral has provided the setting for prayer services for the country during World War II and following ...
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The True Impact of the Civil Rights Movement »

This 3 page paper assesses this critical point in time and Kings importance in it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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England's King George III vs. the American Colonists »

This 5 page report discusses the arguments that could be used to defend King George (1738-1820) of England against the charges against him by the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War. This report argues that King George III should not be blamed for having “lost America” and that the actions leading to the colonial ...
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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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'1676' by Stephen S. Webb »

A 5 page research paper that examines the thesis proposed by historian Stephen S .Webb in his book '1676: The End of American Independence.' Webb suggests that the root cause of the discord during 1676 was the independent ways of the American colonists and that their submission to empire was ...
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Russell Bourne/Red King's Rebellion »

A 3 page book review of Russell Bourne's The Red King's Rebellion, which recounts the conditions leading up to and including the war between Native Americans and colonists in the seventeenth century. Bourne addresses the position of colonists who argued against cooperation with Native Americans, but also those who argued ...
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Why American Products Should be Purchased by Americans »

In 5 pages the author discusses that Americans should buy American products. Americans should support their economy. Buying American products helps to keep the quality of their products high. The more Americans buy their products, the more they show and encourage patriotism. Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...
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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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A Woman's Dilemma Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution by Rosemarie Zagarri »

A 5 page paper which examines the book "A Woman's Dilemma : Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution" by Rosemarie Zagarri. No additional sources cited.
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Overview of King Philip's War »

A 5 page paper which examines the King Philip’s War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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George A. Reker's Counseling Families »

A 10 page paper which examines clinical psychologist George A. Rekers’ 1988 book, Counseling Families (Resources For Christian Counseling, 14), specifically concentrating on Dr. Rekers’ family counseling ideas to provide a greater understanding of the text and major emphasis.
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Global Peace and Dr. Albert Schweitzer »

A 4 page research paper that examines, briefly, the background of Dr. A. Schweitzer and then discusses his political activism against the Cold War, the arms buildup and nuclear testing. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Conspiracy and Abraham Lincoln's Assassination »

A 16 page paper which considers the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, proving it qualifies as a ‘real conspiracy,’ supported by a hypothesis that proves a simple conspiracy that began with a kidnapping plot but ended in murder featured John Wilkes Booth at the top of the hierarchy, with subordinates including ...
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The Reign of King Louis XVI »

A 9 page overview of the reign of the French King Louis XVI. Discusses his role in the American Revolution and the French Revolution. Concludes that for the most part he was ineffective and did little overall to promote a more equal lifestyle for the three classes in ...
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Before the American Revolution, King Philip's War »

This 10 page paper dicusses King Philip's War - the often overlooked war which preceeded the American Revolution in this country. Furthermore, this paper examines the causes of this war and the underlying issues which divided this country. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Historian and Journalist George Washington Williams »

An 8 page paper which examines this important African-American journalist and historian, particularly his role in exposing the imperialistic regime of the Belgian Congo’s King Leopold II. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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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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Einhard's The Two Lives of Charlemagne »

A 5 page paper that describes some moments in a day in the life of Charlemagne, King of the Franks. The paper uses the text by Einhard to reference material for the a prose piece created from the perspective of a cautious friend of the King.
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1789 Objectives for King Louis the Sixteenth »

A 5 page letter to King Louis XVI. Written as though a philosophical advisor to the king in 1788 was providing advice as to goals for the upcoming year. Suggests that a greater concern for the conditions of the commoner is necessary if revolution is to be prevented. ...
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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 American Revolution and Women »

An 8 page research paper that examines the role that American women played in fighting and winning the American Revolutionary War. The typical history text on the American Revolution gives more copy to Paul Revere's horse then it does to the role that American women played on obtaining that victory. ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Russian Serfs and American Slaves »

In 9 pages, the author compares and contrasts American slaves and Russian serfs. In comparing American slaves and Russian serfs, one must realize the dramatic differences between the two. Yes, both were slaves, but American slaves had no rights. Russian serfs actually were able to submit lawsuits in ...
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Property Rights of Native Americans »

A 7 page discussion of Native American property rights. Provides a brief historical review of the move to the reservation system and tribally owned lands and then the pressures to dissolve that tribal ownership. Ties the concept of property rights into the issue of sovereignty and concludes ...
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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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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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American Warfare »

A 4 page paper that considers the progression of American warfare from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. This paper provides the major points of transition that created the changes in the American way of fighting. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Joseph Plumb Martin's Ordinary Courage »

This 4 page paper is a report on the book: Ordinary Courage by Josephy Plumb Martin. Quotes cited from text which deals with Revolutionary war. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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James Kirby Martin's Ordinary Courage »

A paper which looks at James Kirby Martin’s study of the experience of the Continentals during the Revolutionary War, in terms of their socio-economic disadvantage in civilian life and the way in which they were treated by the government once their service had been completed. Bibliography lists I source.
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Microhistory Europe Early 16th Century »

A 9 page paper that discusses microhistorical events of the early to mid-16th century by discussing three specific books: Ginzburg's The Cheese and the Worm: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth Century Miller; Davis' The Return of Martin Guerre; and Nalle's Mad for God: Bartolome Sanchez, the Secret Messiah of ...
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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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'Revolutionary' Citizenship and the American Experience »

In four pages, this paper compares and contrasts the American and French revolutions, and considers how the American experience as shaped the contemporary notion of citizenship. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.
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The Business World from a Literary Viewpoint »

A 5 page essay that examines three books that deal with the American business world-- Upton Sinclair's The Jungle; Lewis Sinclair's Babbitt; and William Heffernan's The Dinosaur Club. These books offer three views of the American business world, and also the way in which Americans would like to see themselves ...
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