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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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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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French Absolute Monarchy and Renaissance of Europe »

This 7 page paper examines the impact of the European Renaissance on the concept of an absolute monarchy in France. In addition, it discusses the resulting Baroque period and the scientific revolution that were directly attributed to the Renaissance and the turmoil caused as a result.
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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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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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Caribbean Banana Trade Wars and Banana Trade Security »

This 13 page paper dicusses the Banana Trade War and its impact on the Caribbean's banana trade security. This paper focuses on the events leading up to the decision by the European Union to open up trade to all suppliers. Bibliography lists 16 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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The French Revolution and Enlightenment Principles »

This 3 page paper argues that the French Revolution drew on Enlightenment Principles; that it was successful; and that it transformed French and European society. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Cold War and Bipolarity Between the United States and Soviet Union »

A 3 page examination of the contention that during the strong bipolarity which resulted between the U.S. and the USSR during the Cold War, Europeans essentially stood passively by while the major players determined Europe’s fate. Berlin itself became a pawn in this game. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Year 2010 U.S. National Security »

This 5 page paper examines national security in the United States. What it might be in 2010 is discussed. Various topics include airport security, security at nuclear plants and Internet security. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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French Polity and the Impact of the French System of Cohabitation »

This 10 page report discusses the French system of government in which the Prime Minister and the President represent different political affiliations. France is not unique among European nations in terms of the attitudes engendered by cohabitation. Concerns revolving around the ability of the government to effectively cooperate within its multiple agencies and departments should be ...
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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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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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Enduring Legacy of Freedom »

This 5 page paper discusses the difficulties which have come as a result of America's continued war on terrorism. Difficulties with security, economy, foreign relations and social ramifications are exampled and explored. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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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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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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Europe and Its Steps Toward Minimizing War Chances »

A 10 page overview of the steps being taken in Europe to minimize the chances for war on the continent. The author emphasizes the importance of the European Union but points out that while the formation of the EU is to be applauded, not only is the U.S the ...
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European History and Confrontation »

A 5 page paper discussing several of the most dramatic moments in European history in regards to military involvement and revolution. The books used in this examination are “The Challenge of The West,” by Lynn Hunt, “Nineteenth-Century Europe,” by Jan Goldstein and John Boyer eds., “Death's Men,” by Denis Winter, and ...
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Immigration to Nineteenth Century America in 'The First Great Wave' »

This 6 page report discusses European immigration to the United States in the 19th century and the conditions that encouraged "the wave." Bibliography lists only one source.
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Race Concept and its History »

14 pages in length. Drawing upon the work of David Goldberg's "Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning," one can readily argue that idea of race has always combined references to what is seen as natural (fixed) and social construct, suggesting that very divergent discourses have been implemented ...
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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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European Historical Signficance of Herder's Outlines of A Philosophy of the History of Man and Burke's Reflections on the Revolution in France »

7 pages in length. The writer discusses the opposing perspectives of both writers and how each one influenced European history. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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An American Genocide »

A 4 page essay that refers to a TV documentary. An episode of a TV documentary series narrated by Jack Perkins, Savagery and the American Indian, which aired in 1991, relates the saga of 300 years of hostilities and atrocities perpetuated against Native Americans, first by European settlers and then ...
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Interactions Between Native Americans and Early Europeans from Columbus to Cortez »

A 4 page overview of the early interactions between Europeans and Native Americans. The author identifies the overriding goal of Spanish colonization as greed and relates the fact that that goal determined the manner the Spanish regarded and treated the indigenous inhabitants of the so-called "New World" as well ...
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Native American Culture Changes »

A 6 page review of the many changes experienced by Native American cultures since the arrival of the Europeans to this continent. Discuses the diversity of Native American cultures and the attempts by non-Natives to wipe out the Native populations either through direct warfare or through concepts like assimilation. ...
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Canadian History During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries »

This 9 page paper considers the issue of the introduction of European influences in Canada in the 16th and 17th centuries. This paper attempts to determine if contact with the indigenous communities during this period produced a significant cultural conflict or if attempts were made to achieve a kind ...
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Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History »

This 4 page paper considers the issue of a feminist approach to history. Joan Kelly-Gadol's essay Did Women Have a Renaissance, published in Becoming Visible: Women in European History, directly relates to the question of the emerging approach of female historians. Female historians, after reflecting on the traditional ...
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Radicalism of the American Revolution, Urban Crucible, and Republicanism »

A 5 page paper detailing the concept of republicanism found in these two books. The writer compares and contrasts the authors' viewpoints on this topic (political power, European constitutional influence, etc; are discussed). No Bibliography.
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Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the relationship between the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century and the Enlightenment of the eighteenth and how these eras changed the worldview of Western European society. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Experiences of Immigrants »

A 5 page overview of the similarities and contrasts between the original immigrants to this country, the native Americans who were already here, the African Americans, and the Mexican Americans. Stresses that although the European mainstream viewed these other cultures as inferior the cultures recognized themselves as valuable and equal human ...
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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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White Values versus Values of Native Americans »

A 3 page research paper that examines the differences between Native American and European American values. The writer looks specifically at the text of James Welsh's novel Fools Crow and a collection of original documented edited by Milner, et al. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Identity of Native Americans, Religion and Politics »

A 5 page paper that explores and examines the theme of the reconciliation of the heritage of Native American politics and religion with that of the heritage of the politics and religion of European colonization in twentieth century literature. Discussed and compared are John Neihardt's 1932 publication of Black ...
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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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Native Americans as Perceived by English Colonists »

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal ...
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Variations in European and Native American Interactions »

A 3 page review of the interactions that occurred during colonial times between Native Americans and the Europeans that invaded their lands. The author observes differences in colonial administration and goals Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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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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Europe During the 19th Century »

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, ...
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American 'Palefaces' and 'Redskins' in Literature »

This 5 page report discusses the idea that American writers of the 18th and 19th centuries can be classified as either "Redskins" or "Pale Faces." The Redskins reflect more closely with the American Experience while the Palefaces reflect a far more European influence. Walt Whitman and Mark Twain are used as examples of “redskins,” while ...
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Economy of France »

This 8 page paper (plus 1 page appendix) considers the economic position of France. The recent past as well as the success of financial predictions are used as a tool to look to the future of the this, the second largest economy in Europe. Other factors considered include membership of ...
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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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The Iroquois War Club »

An 8 page investigation of the Iroquois war club. This paper describes form and function both as they existed in pre-Contact times and as they changed after contact with European cultures. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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“The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism in the Nineteenth Century” »

This 3 page paper summarises the main arguments and message of “The Tools of Empire: Technology and European Imperialism by Daniel Headrick in the Nineteenth Century”. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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The Right to Private Property in the Constitution »

This 7 page paper considers the development of constitutional private property rights tracing these from the ideas Sparta and Ancient Greece to the Modern European Union and United States. The paper discusses the right to property in a number of the constitutions and/or other systems for protecting "rights". The ...
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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