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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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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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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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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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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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Comparative Analysis of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln »

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the leaders of the United States and the Confederate States during the Civil War era. Leadership ability is a focal point and the issue of slavery is addressed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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EU and US Trade War »

This 2 page report discusses the 'trade war' that has evolved between the United States and the European Union and its political implications, as well as the concerns of those in the midst of it. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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American Patriotism and Europeans »

This 5 page report discusses whether or not Europeans are likely to ever adopt the standard United States view of patriotism during times of war that sees public dissent while troops are engaged in combat as being unpatriotic. The conclusion of the article is that they will not. Bibliography lists 3 sources. ...
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Nuclear Position of Iran »

A 5 page paper which discusses the position of Iran's nuclear capabilities as it effects the United States. Issues discussed include how this effects the interests of the United States, what dangers it poses to the United States and the world in general, what opportunities exist in relationship to advancing ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Economic Reasons For Outsourcing »

4 pages in length. Outsourcing is an unanticipated consequence of how technological advancement is both a boon and curse for the United States. Looking as far back as the Industrial Revolution provides key indicators of how such tremendous social, political and economic progress cannot exist without an equal ...
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Notes on the State of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson »

In 9 pages, the author discusses Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia. Notes on the State of Virginia is an extensive work undertook by Thomas Jefferson. In this tome, Jefferson discussed his state of Virginia proudly and in great detail. The book was written in the ...
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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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U.S. Army's Volunteer Service »

A 5 page outline of this volunteer-driven association. Emphasizes the dual focus of national security and member welfare. This focus extends into such diverse areas as member recreation and workplace management and is a focus which benefits both the volunteer service, the members, and the community at large. ...
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Tocqueville/His Views of Blacks »

A 6 page essay that offer analysis and discussion of Alexis de Tocqueville's Democracy in America. In the chapter entitled, "The Present and Probable Future Condition of the Three Races that Inhabit the Territory of the United States," Tocqueville describes the relations between the three, "naturally distinct" races that inhabited ...
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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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Late Eighteenth Century Haitian Revolution »

This 16 page report discusses the fact that revolution has been a key factor in the development of Haiti for over two hundred years. From the earliest days of European exploitation to the decade of the 1990s, Haiti has continuously faced the devastation brought about by a cycle of ...
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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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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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Secession and Issues of Slavery »

This 4-page paper focuses on the relevant issues that eventually led to the secession of the Southern states from the Union in the 19th century, as well as the development of the Confederate states and a Confederate constitution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Federalism and Rights of Native Americans »

This 5-page paper is an argumentative essay regarding the Seminole Indian tribe and gaming operations on reservations in Florida. Taking the case of Seminole vs. Florida, the essay argues that the tribe had a right to sue the state for refusing to negotiate in good faith on an expansion of ...
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Boston Massacre and the Massacre at Kent State University »

This 7 page paper evaluates an article that compares Kent State with the Boston Massacre. Most of the paper examines the relevance of Kent State and its legacy. The events of May 4, 1970 are included in detail. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Biography of George Washington »

This 10 page report presents a biography of George Washington (1732-1799), the first president of the United States. His personal life, accomplishments, policies, and lasting impact on the United States are briefly presented. Washington’s political ideas were always combined with a strong temper, an overbearing stature, and a ...
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Freedom of Religion, A First Amendment Right »

A 4 page essay/research paper that discusses the right to Freedom of Religion, which is guaranteed under the First Amendment. This examination focuses on the issues that continue to define the division between church and state that this amendment imposes on the American government. Many people today would tear down ...
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Stewart L. Udall's The Myths of August »

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed ...
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Changing Warfare in the Contemporary World »

This 12 page paper consider how war is changing. The paper answers several questions looking at if the theories of Clausewitz who stated that "a continuation of policy by other means" is still a valid approach, how states have attempted to monopolise the tools of war and if this is ...
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A History of Racial Discrimination in Portland, Oregon »

This 5 page paper discusses the history of discrimination Portland, Oregon, which dates back to the mid-1800s. Not only were laws passed requiring segregation, the State's Constitution mandated discrimination against all minorities. Oregon was akin to the South in their treatment of all minorities. In 1991, the state's legislature created ...
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American Minorities and Culture »

This 3 page paper examines several minority groups in the United States and looks at their original cultures. How the groups have assimilated in the United States are discussed. A variety of groups are noted inclusive of Puerto Rican Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans. Different characteristics of ...
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1832 Nullification Proclamation »

In 5 pages the author discusses the Nullification Proclamation of 1832, the controversy between Andrew Jackson and South Carolina and South Carolina Secession. "The nullification confrontation was the catalyst that put then president Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun, a senator, against one another. The crux of the confrontation ...
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US and the Industrial Revolution »

A 6 page discussion of the effects of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. Emphasizes that while this era is most often associated with Great Britain, there were numerous impacts to United States socio-economics as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Thomas Jefferson's Concepts »

This 15 page paper provides an overview of the life of this great defender of democracy and president of the United States. Ideas about democracy and separation of church and state are highlighted. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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America and the Economic Effects of Slavery »

This 10 page report discusses the various ways in which slavery had a significant economic, as well as moral, impact on the United States and the development of the nation. Slavery produced benefits in the United States for over 200 years. However, there have been generations of Americans who have ...
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US Socioeconomic Conditions Associated with the Great Depression »

This 6 page paper (including a 2 page annotated bibliography) looks at the social and economic conditions the were faced by individuals living in the United States during this signally dark period in the economic history of the United States. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
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Church and State Views of Thomas Jefferson »

On New Year's Day, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson penned a letter to the Baptist Association of Danbury, Connecticut articulating his views on the relationship between church and state. This separation, his belief in majority rule, and in reduction in government continue to profoundly affect the government of the United States. ...
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International Threat Posed by WMDs »

A 10 page paper which defines and examines “nuclear” and “radiological” threats, distinguishing between them and explaining their meanings and implications; discusses political and economic factors that enable nation-states and terrorist groups to acquire nuclear weapons; explores evidence indicating that terrorist groups or individuals can and would use such weapons ...
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U.S. and the Rights of States »

This 7 page paper looks at the rights of stats in light of the constitutional convention and in the nineteenth century as well. The question of slavery is addressed in terms of the creation of the Constitution. The Dred Scott decision is also examined. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Failed Resistance of the Native Americans »

A 5 page paper which discusses why Native Americans were unsuccessful at resisting the colonization efforts of the Europeans. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native American Society, Racism, and European Stereotypes and Misperceptions »

A 5 page discussion of the reasons behind the racism which has existed in regard to Native Americans for the last five hundred years. Identifies Europeans misperceptions and stereotypes regarding Native American culture as being at the root of this racism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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