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Term Papers on Dr. Martin Luther King & The Dilemma Of The American Negro Then & Now

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Care at the End of Life and Cultural Variations »

A 6 page discussion of the variation in the way we as families tend to the needs of our dying family members. The author notes that while at one time in U.S. history all families, irrespective of culture, took an active role in dying needs of their loved ones, ...
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Alexie's "How to Write the Great American Indian Novel" - A Post-Colonial Criticism »

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of Alexie's "How to Write the Great American Indian Novel". A post-colonial critique of the text is carried out. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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American Family Changes »

This 5 page essay describes the changing American family, considering many aspects including gender roles, ethnic variances, longevity, blended families as well as projections for the future. The paper's position is that the traditional nuclear family was a temporary structure and has been replaced by a revised definition mostly brought ...
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Styles of Leadership Represented by Frank Lloyd Wright, Benito Mussolini, and Thomas Jefferson »

This 6 page paper examines the individual leadership styles of the democratic U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, the autocracy of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and the laissez-faire style of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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A Radical, Social Upheaval, The American Revolution »

This 5 page research paper argues that the American Revolution should be understood as a radical, social upheaval that radically changed the world. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The US Declaration of Independence and the Importance of the Industrial Revolution »

This 6 page paper outlines the importance mechanization and automation had in changing not just American’s personal lifestyles but the economic success we garnered with other countries. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Overview: The Civil Rights Movement »

This 5 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline of the paper, offers an overview of the history of the American Civil Rights movement, as it describes the major events of the movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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Justice and Native Americans »

This 4 page research paper/essay draws upon research to argue that it would be morally, as well as legally, just for the federal government to give back Native American lands to tribes whose treaty rights were violated. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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A Review of How Did American Slavery Begin? »

A 5 page overview of the historical provided in the five separate essays which comprise this book. Comments on the injustice of one reviewers comments and provides a review which is targeted toward illuminating the common ideas and themes in the essays contained in "How Did American Slavery Begin". ...
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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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African American Subjugation and Slavery »

This 5 page research paper explores the root causes and motivations, economic , social and ideological, behind the establishment of slavery in the American colonies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Discussion Questions on American History »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of American history. Issues such as the Great Depression and civil rights are addressed in short essay answers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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African American Contributions to Science, Politics, and Mathematics »

This is 10 page paper that provides an overview of African American figures in science, math, and politics. Figures such as Huey Newton and Neil DeGrasse Tyson are examined. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Native American v Puritan Mindset »

This 8 page paper consists of a 2 page essay and a 6 page address of 9 specific questions regarding Puritan and Native American relationships. Two primary sources are extensively utilized.
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The True Impact of Disrupting Small Town America Inner City Ghetto or Native American Traditional Lands »

This 4 page paper presents the thesis that the physical disruption of inner city ghettos, small town America, or even traditional Native American lands translates into the disruption of more ephemeral traditions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Incompatibilities of European and Native American Cultures »

A 5 page discussion of the numerous incompatibilities between Native American and European cultures. Analyzes differences in societal organization, concepts of land ownership, and use of natural resources. Concludes that these differences are only a few of many and that incompatibilities have resulted in the decimation of both a ...
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Was the War of 1812 Unnecessary? »

This 5 page report briefly discusses the war of 1812, its causes, some of its battles, and whether or not it was a meaningful war determining American independence or an exercise in futility. The attitudes, politics, and economics of the period are discussed in terms of their impact on ...
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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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The Sometimes Contradictory Ideology of Thomas Jefferson »

This 14 page paper discusses the many contributions Jefferson made to American government and society. His ideological vision of human kind, however, was somewhat different than his practical vision. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Slavery as Impacted by Western Expansion »

This 3 page paper explores western expansion and its association with the American institution of slavery. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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U.S. - Native American Relations from 1850-1890 »

This 3 page paper discusses the way in which the U.S. government interacted with the Native Americans from approximately 1850-1890, a period generally called the "Indian Wars." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Two Periods in American History »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of two periods in American history and reflects the impacts on America. This paper considers the influences of the Era of Englightenment and the Industrial Revolution on the history and progression of this country. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Appalachian History and the Notarious Feud Between the Hatfields and McCoys »

This 7 page paper points out the long term impact of this incredulous event in American history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Introduction of Machines »

This 3 page paper provides a brief overview of the impact of the American Revolution, economically, socially, politically, and morally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Articles of Confederation »

This 4 page essay reports on the Articles of Confederation, which provided the first central government for the United States after the American Revolution. The writer discusses the Confederation's successes and failures. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Cooling Off On Cuba »

A 7 page research paper in which the writer explains that we should normalize relations with Cuba because to do otherwise is unfair to American businesses who are eager to head over there. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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United States Should Stop Engaging in Wars »

A 5 page essay/research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that argues against military engagement as a principal component of American foreign policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Latin America and Its Dark History »

In 7 pages, the writer discusses the atrocities that have taken place in 2 Latin American countries [El Salvador & Argentina], and the impact of the Cold War on them. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Relationship Between the Philippines and the United States and the Impact of the Spanish-American War »

This 8 page paper analyzes causes of the Spanish-American War as it affected the U.S. acquisition of the Philippines. The U.S. interest in the region, and in Spanish politics, is discussed. Public and political forces that shaped the country in 1898 are dissected. The interest in this subject as the ...
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Teen Obesity »

This 3 page research paper focuses on statistics that indicate the prevalence of adolescent obesity in the US. This data reveals that this prevalence is highest among minority teens, specifically African American and Hispanic. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Sociological Factors and the Spread of HIV and AIDS Among Blacks »

This 9 page paper explores the problem of HIV/AIDS among African Americans and compares the applicability of the theories of Jean Watson, Dorothea Orem, and Hildegard Peplau. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Positive Aspects of American Industry and the North American Free Trade Association »

A 15 page research paper on how NAFTA benefits American industry. The writer cites many positive aspects of increased trade with Mexico including that of higher-paying domestic jobs. The specific case of the automobile industry is offered as an example to support the writer's thesis. Statistics are provided to support/back-up ...
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US Founding Fathers' Hypocrisy Regarding Slavery »

In this well-written 5 page essay, it is argued that Thomas Jefferson and various other 'Founding Fathers' of the United States were hypocritical in drafting that 'all men are created equal'- when many of them were known --among others things-- to be slave owners. The writer acknowledges that the Framers ...
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Legal And Ethical Delivery Of E-Health Applications »

8 pages in length. Technology is a wondrous entity that has opened doors humanity never realized was possible. The extent to which the technological revolution has proven tremendously beneficial to man and his quest to advance his species is both grand and far-reaching; that some aspects of this ...
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War in Iraq and Journalism Coverage »

10 pages in length. For as long as man has been on planet Earth, he has faced a tremendous struggle between right and wrong; as history readily illustrates, his behavior has too often reflected a poor choice of direction where these two entities are concerned. Now in the ...
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Colonization and 'King Leopold's Ghost' »

8 pages in length. Hochschild's treatment of how African-Americans evolved into the slave trade is indicative of a much more significant challenge than most will ever realize; in essence, the author illustrates the dichotomy of slavery within an otherwise free and democratic society by transporting readers back in time ...
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Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail »

This 4 page paper argues that these two documents rely on a higher power or greater reality than what appears on the surface. Quotes are used from both sources. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Political Aspects of Slavery »

7 pages in length. Indeed, there is nothing of a more political nature than the concept of slavery. Oppressing one from living a free life that is inherently granted to each and every person could not be any more political, for it goes against the very grain of ...
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Native Americans »

This 10 page paper begins with a brief historical overview of Native American Indians and some of the acts of oppression committed against them. Some statistical data are included in the descriptions and discussions of the culture. The types of Native American social issues a social worker might encounter ...
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Nuclearism and America »

5 pages in length. The nuclear world is characterized by the dynamic interaction between nuclearism – the faith in the omnipotent power of the bomb as a source of salvation and nuclear fear – and the fear of explosive forces unleashed by this power. These two images interacted ...
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Perspectives on the Cold War »

5 pages in length. Ascertaining the reasons behind the revived hostility that instigated the Cold War, historians have come to acknowledge the presence of Russian suspicions and American paranoia as fundamental motives. Delving deeper into these particular considerations finds that the Russians were, in fact, a nation of ...
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Changing American Values After the 1960s »

A 5 page paper that explores the redefining of values and beliefs as passed from American parents to their children following the era of the 1960s. Discussed is the unquestioned respect for both parental and political authority that existed in America prior to the 1960s and how these values ...
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War on Terrorism and American Engagement »

4 pages in length. Engaging citizens to support and participate in the war on terrorism from a local level is not a difficult objective if the general public backs the fundamental principle behind the battle, which is the case in most global societies. However, when the country's populace ...
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Jones & Moody/Known World »

A 4 page essay that analyzes Edward Jones' novel of the antebellum South, The Known World, and Anne Moody autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi, which are very different books that are separated by roughly a hundred years of American history. However, each of these texts share the common factor ...
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Reparations for Slavery »

A 3 page essay that argues against the social movement that demands reparations for slavery. The reparations for slavery movement proposes that the United States federal government should, first of all, apologize to the descendents of slaves for the fact that the despicable institution of slavery was legally sanctioned in ...
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American Revolution Causes »

All too often, our contemporary media portrays the American Revolutionary War as a relatively brief and glorious fight for Independence from British taxation. In reality, it was for at least a century and a half prior to the onset of Revolutionary conflict that the forthcoming war was foreshadowed through ...
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Evolution of the American Revolution »

5 pages in length. No different than most other wars, the American Revolution began as the result of a quest for independence and freedom from oppressive rule. British North American colonists were content with being loyal to their homeland; it was only after British rule began enforcing unnecessary ...
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Labor Unions and War »

24 pages in length. The role labor unions have played with regard to wartime activities has been historically conspicuous. As integral as these unions were when it came to the comprehensive influence of war, they did not always fare well in the aftermath. Indeed, it can be argued ...
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