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Term Papers on English History 1688 1992

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Glorious Revolution's Social Impact Upon England »

A 9 page research paper on William III's accession to the throne of England and its affect on the various social classes in England. The writer details religious toleration, the standing army, the Restoration settlement, freedom of thought and speech, and other issues which resulted from the 1688 Revolution. Bibliography ...
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Analysis of the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and Its Impact Upon Colonial America »

A 5 page paper which examines the ideas which emerged as a result of Great Britain’s Glorious Revolution of 1688, and the changes which resulted in the political and legal institutions of colonial America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Almasy's Painting of Katherine's Face in The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje »

This 5 page report discusses Canadian writer Michael Ondaatje’s 1992 novel “The English Patient.” It is a passionate story of war, love and memory was both mysterious and disturbing. But the incident in which Almasy paints Katherine’s face in the cave of swimmers carries a number of deeper meanings than simple grief over her death. ...
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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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English Revolution and Parliamentary Changes »

This 3 page paper examines the English Revolution and how that altered English history. Attention is paid to the shift in power between the monarchy and Parliament. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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A History of the Dictionary »

An 8 page research paper that offers a brief history of the dictionary. While the writer mentions early dictionary, the research concentrates on the compilation of the first English dictionaries, focusing specifically on the dictionaries written by Samuel Johnson and Noah Webster, which culminated in that magnificent Victorian project, the ...
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5
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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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English Colonization »

This is a 5 page paper that examines early English colonization. It describes the manner of interaction between the native peoples and the colonists. It gives a brief history of the development of cultures within the colonies. An attempts is made to explain the paradox inherent in the development of political ...
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Trial of the King Killers: English Civil War »

This 3 page essay offers a review of a video "The English Civil War: Trial of the King Killers." Well-produced and accurate, this short film dramatizes several of the 29 trials that occurred in 1660 against the men held responsible for the execution of Charles I at the close ...
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Christopher Hill's World Turned Upside Down »

7 pages in length. Christoper Hill's World Turned Upside Down : Radical Ideas During the English Revolution describes how the English Revolutionary war was waged for several reasons, with religion as one of the primary causes. The author provides a detailed overview of Hill's historical account of the ...
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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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Korean War and the Soviet Union »

This five-page -paper discusses the Russian involvement in the Korean War. When the Russians opened access to their archives in 1992 evidence was found that proved the Russian involvement. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Comparisons Between Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush »

This 3-page paper compares and contrasts the two presidencies of George H.W. Bush (1988-1992) and his son, George W. Bush (2000-?). Issues discussed include the economy, Gulf Wars and public perception of both men. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Reasons for the American Civil War by Bruce Levin »

A 3 page research paper that uses Levine's 1992 text as a guide in discussing the principal reason behind the American Civil War. Levine demonstrates that given the inconsistencies between the regions in the antebellum North and South, war was inevitable and the slavery question could not have been decided ...
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Desmond Seward’s Wars of the Roses »

An 8 page book review on Desmond Seward’s text, The Wars of the Roses, which is a civil war that marks fifteenth century English history and established the Tudor dynasty. The writer discusses the overall purpose of the text, general content of the book, its structure, scholarship, use of sources, ...
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England During the Seventeenth Century and the Leveller Movement »

A 12 page paper which traces the history and ideology of the Levellers and their contribution to the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell’s republican regime, and looks at the legacy of Leveller philosophy and ideals in modern democracies. Bibliography lists 7 sources
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Questions and Answers on Early Nineteenth Century English History (1800-1840) »

In four pages this paper answers five questions pertaining to English history from 1800 to 1840 and include Queen Caroline’s affaire and its impact on women, politics, and society; the Chartist movement objectives and participation of women; most important rapid changes in Great Britain during this time period; and classical ...
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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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Differing Views on Native American Distinctions »

A 4 page overview of the fact that despite the tendency of early historians to skim over details on group distinction among Native Americans, early colonists were very aware of those distinctions. The author reviews Daniel Richter’s “Facing East from Indian Country : A Native History of Early America” ...
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Bede's Ecclesiastical History of the English »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the basic points in Bede’s Ecclesiastical History of English, especially as they relate to the concept of kingship. This paper considers what Bede’s perceptions of the ideal kingdom or kingship might have been related to the text, and also assesses the ...
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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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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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US Involvement in the Korean War and the Future of North and South Korea »

This 3 page paper explores the history with North and South Korea and contends that that history demands our continued involvement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Comparison of Structure of Scientific Revolution by Thomas Kuhn and The Content Of The Form Narrative Discourse And Historical Representation by Hayden White »

5 pages in length. The writer compares approaches between the two authors by illustrating that when discussing the significance of this comparison, what it teaches, why anyone should care about it and what it tells about history, it is important to expound upon 1) the important role history plays ...
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History and People, Dominican Republic »

This 3 page research paper reports on the history of the Dominican Republic. The writer discusses the history of its settlement, its association with pirates, its language and the ethnic origins of its people. 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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History Mirrored in Literature »

A 5 page research paper that argues that literature has always held up a mirror to history. Karl Marx contends in his writing that all of history is the history of class welfare. While this may or may not be true, depending on one's perspective, a more compelling argument can ...
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'The History Book' and School Textbooks on History »

This 4 page paper considers how “The History Book” may present a different picture of history compared to the history which is usually found in school history books. The approach is then applied to modern events such as the Iraq war. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Graphic Arts and its History »

This 28 page report discusses graphic art in terms of its development, its history, and where it will go in the future. In considering the future of graphic arts, it can be remarkably instructive to look at its history and how it has governed its developed. Both the history and ...
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'Nightmare of History' »

a 3 page paper which examines the quote (James) "Joyce is right about history being a nightmare--But it may be the nightmare from which no one can awaken. People are trapped in history and history is trapped in them" made by J. Baldwin.
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'Living Wage' Movement History »

A 6 page research paper that investigates the history of the "living wage" movement. The writer presents the arguments, both pro and con, and concludes that the pro argument is the most valid. Additionally, the history of the current movement is given and related to the more extensive history of ...
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The Heritage Crusade And The Spoils Of History by David Lowenthal »

5 pages in length. David Lowenthal's primary objective in "The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History" is to illustrate the inherent separation, as well as the inextricable cohesion, of heritage, history and contemporary society. The author strives to enlighten his readers to the inadequacies of conventional thought ...
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Viewing US History Differently »

A 5 page summary and analyzes of a history text by Dinnerstein, Nichols, and Reimers, Natives and Strangers (1979) which is probably one of the first efforts at inclusion and acknowledgment of diversity in regards to US history. The writer argues that to a large degree, the authors achieved their ...
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Ebonics History and Development »

A 10 page paper in which the author discusses that one of the hottest controversies in the educational world today is the issue of Ebonics, also known as black English. Critics contend it is merely English slang that has become too far out of control, while proponents say it ...
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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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Rome’s History »

A 7 page paper which examines Rome’s history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Amerindian History, Culture and Accomplishments »

This 5 page paper briefly discusses Amerindian history, cultures and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Second World War and Its Chronological History »

An 8 page paper which examines the chronological history of WWII. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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History of Latin Literature »

A 5 page paper which examines the history of Latin literature. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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American History »

A 10 page paper which covers many topics in American History. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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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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American History »

A 3 page paper which answers questions regarding Americna history. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies »

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant ...
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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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O Canada/The Canadian National Anthem »

A 3 page research paper that contrasts and compares the English and French versions of Canada's national anthem, "O Canada." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Death of the Earth by J.H. Rosny »

A 6 page analysis of the J.H. Rosny's (a pseudonym for Joseph Henri Boex) science fiction novel La Mort de la Terre (The Death of the Earth). This early twentieth century work has long been neglected in English-speaking countries when examining the evolution of the science fiction/fantasy genre. No additional ...
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The Problems Leading Up to the American Revolution »

This 4 page paper delineates the fact that revolution was almost assured from the time the very first English ship arrived here. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Spanish and English Approaches to Colonial Slavery »

An eight page comparison of English and Spanish colonization of the Americas. Identifies the geographic range of each and the differences between the two countries in regard to issues like dealing with Native Americans, indentured servitude and slavery. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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A Woman Soldier's Own Story: The Autobiography of Xie Bingying A Critique »

A 5 page review of the first English translation of the experiences of one Chinese woman in pre-revolutionary China. The contention is presented that Xie’s experiences serve to dispel the Twentieth Century notion that up until the 1949 revolution China remained to a large degree traditional. Bibliography ...
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