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Transformation and Seventeenth Century England »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the 17th century as a time of transformation in England. The writer argues that the seventeenth century was a period of rapid change in England, economically, politically and religiously. In his text The Century of Revolution, historian Christopher Hill argues persuasively that ...
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Enlivening American History »

This 4 page paper analyzes key content from the book by Howard Zinn. Women's place in society is of particular emphasis as is how these places have changed over time. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Industrial Revolution Changes in Mexico »

7 pages. The years 1825-1925 marked many changes that took place in Mexico during this time of the Industrial Revolution. This paper will focus on the economic growth that was taking place and the changes in the social and economic climates of that time. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Alice Cary's 'The West Country' Poem »

A 5 page analysis of this early nineteenth century poem. This paper points out the simile and metaphor which is presented in regard to nature and how they correspond to the many societal changes which took place during the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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1820s and 1840s Age of the Common Man »

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. ...
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Abigail Adams' 'Remember the Ladies!' »

(5pp) As the wife of the second president, and the mother of the sixth, Abigail Adams was in a historic "front-row seat" to record America's early times and political history. She did this through active correspondence, and has provided a valuable and often humorous insight into the times. Bibliography lists 6 sources. ...
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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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US Societal Values and the Progressive Era »

A 5 page overview of the factors influencing the formation and change of values. This paper observes that here have been certain shifts in values in U.S. society over the country’s brief two-hundred year history. In turn, there have been numerous factors to which each of these shifts ...
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Native American Issues »

A 6 page overview of the historic and contemporary issues confronting Native Americans. The author condenses these issues into three main categories: health, land and leadership. Background information is provided for each category and the reasons for its importance are emphasized in terms of statistics and historic and future applicability. Bibliography lists 6 sources. ...
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US Constitution's 'Revolutionary' Development »

A 3 page discussion of the period of time following the American Revolution during which no national Constitution was in place. The author describes the turmoil which characterized that period and contends that, in effect, it was the “second revolution”. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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Changing Perceptions Regarding Nature, Animals, and Humankind »

A 9 page research paper analyzing and illustrating humankind’s historic perception of animals and the natural world. This paper gives examples throughout history of humankind’s perception of animals and nature, with an emphasis on the time of the Industrial Revolution until present day. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Native American Past and Present Historical Issues »

A 6 page overview of the historic and contemporary issues confronting Native Americans. The author condenses these issues into three main categories: health, land and leadership. Background information is provided for each category and the reasons for its importance are emphasized in terms of statistics and historic ...
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American Immersion in the World and Five Key Events that Led Us There »

This 3 page paper delineated five key moments in time that changed history and our role in it. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Civil Rights Legislation Backlash, Liability, and Discrimination »

A 6 page contention that the laws that were put in place immediately after the Civil War to guarantee the rights of freed slaves, and those which have been in place since to prevent discrimination, have had a tremendous societal impact. While these laws were justified by the circumstances ...
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In What Ways Is Reading Literary Works of Another Age Of Value To Understanding History And To Understanding One's Place In History? »

3 pages in length. Learning about history occurs in many more ways than merely through textbook knowledge; indeed, history is taught through some of the most unexpected sources, not the least of which includes literary works from another age. The most important component of these primary historic informers ...
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20th Century's Most Historic Events »

A 7 page discussion of several of the most significant events of the twentieth century. Emphasizes that the twentieth century has quite possibly witnessed more changes in world politics than any other time in history. Provides a brief outline of four of these changes: the Berlin Airlift, the ...
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Germany and Women's Changing Status »

This 5 page paper examined how the role and status of women changed over time in modern German history between the Kaiserreich though the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany and the developments in West Germany and East Germany. The paper includes discussion on what factors lead to these changes. The bibliography ...
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Evaluation of Barbara Ehrenreich's The Road to Equality »

An 8 page discussion of "The Road To Equality: Sorry Sisters This is Not the Revolution" by Barbara Ehrenreich. Outlines Ehrenreich's concerns that the original goals and aspirations of the feminist movement have changed over time. Suggests a reassessment of these goals and a return to the ...
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Comparison of 1790 and 1860 Economies »

This 5 page paper examines the two time periods in American history. The time in between is the focus of this paper that examines the industrial revolution, slavery and immigration. Many statistics are included in this factual look at the early part of the nineteenth century when ...
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Character of Presidents and How It Is Formed »

A 16 page discussion of Presidential character. Contends that Presidential character is a product of the circumstances of the time. Identifies George Washington as the Presidential model identified by the founding fathers and provides examples regarding the characters of Bill Clinton, Andrew Johnson and Richard Nixon, presidents who ...
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Mary Elizabeth Braddon, Elizabeth Gaskell, and Cultural Reorganization from a Woman's Perspective »

This 7 page report discusses “Uncontrollable Beauty” The 19th century fiction represented by Mary Elizabeth Braddon’s “Aurora Floyd” (1863) and Elizabeth Gaskell’s “Ruth” (1853) offer examples of ways in which a vision of a reorganization of culture may take place based on a woman’s point of view. Both of ...
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that ...
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Gulf Wars and the Arab andIsraeli Conflict »

This 8 page report discusses key themes in the conflicts that have taken place and continue to occur in the Middle East. The processes of territorial change in the Arab-Israeli conflict must be examined as both a unique case and as a recurrent pattern. There are also fundamental issues that ...
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French Revolution Reasons and Resulting Changes »

This 4 page paper discusses some of the changes that resulted from the French Revolution; its successes and failures; what evolved from it; and why it occurred in the first place. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nationalism in the United States and the War of 1812 »

This is a 5 page paper. It discusses the war of 1812. What changes took place. 5 sources cited.
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History of the United Kingdom Police Force »

A ten page paper which looks at the history and development of the police force in the UK, which particular reference to the changes in structure, operation, methodology and relationship with the community which have taken place in the period between the 1950s and the present day. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Past and Present Social Change and Prohibition »

10 pages in length. Prohibition was instrumental in creating a significant amount of social change during and after its existence; depending upon one's opinion, those changes have been construed as both good and bad. Initially, with the act of drinking being illegal, it forced people into the underground ...
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Great Britain's Industrialization and Cotton »

This 16 page paper considers how and why cotton was so important in the occurrence of the industrial revolution. The paper considers the background to the industrial revolution, including the political and economic thought of the time, such as Adam Smith's 'Wealth of Nations' as well as the changes ...
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Reflections on the French Revolution by Edmund Burke »

In 5 pages, the author presents a report on 'Reflections on the French Revolution' by Edmund Burke, discussing the historical setting, the influence of the time, place, class, attitudes, and prejudice with a true understanding of the document. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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Battle of San Juan »

An 8 page paper which examines the Spanish American War as it relates to the Battle of San Juan and Kettle Hill and Theodore Roosevelt. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Nien Cheng's Life and Death in Shanghai »

A 5 page review of the circumstances surrounding the six and one-half year imprisonment of the author by the Mao regime during the Chinese cultural revolution. The author of this paper places the personal experiences related in the book into the historical context of the time. No additional ...
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Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas »

A 5 page paper that examines the flamboyant and controversial life of modern Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Included are excerpts from Thomas' poem entitled Fern Hill, as well as a comparison between him and E.E. Cummings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Theodore Roosevelt's Early Life and the Rough Riders »

This paper examines Theodore Roosevelt, how he overcame his childhood asthma through sheer determination and his experience with the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War. Also included is Roosevelt and his cavalry's charge on San Juan Hill. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution »

A 6 page paper which examines various issues relating to the French Revolution and Napoleon as seen in the texts “Civilization: Sources, Images And Interpretations” Vol.II, Since 1600 by Dennis Sherman and Seventh Edition, A History of Western Society, by McKay Hill Buckler. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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Christopher Hill's Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 »

A 5 page summary and review of Christopher Hill’s “Century of Revolution, 1603-1714” which outlines some of the conditions in 17th century Europe. No additional sources cited.
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Mining Uranium in Kakadu National Park »

This 6 page paper looks at the management of the uranium mining at Kakadu National Park (KNP) which is also a World Heritage Site and argues that the bias for nuclear energy on the part of the Austrian government prevented sufficient positive or negative incentives to be out into place ...
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Technology and Contemporary Civilization »

This 12 page paper considers the interactions between technology and modern civilization, with a specific analytical view of the impact of technology on social forces, including the way in which we wage war. This paper outlines the changes in military technology as they underscore social change and also assesses ...
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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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Harry T. Moore and His Contributions to the Civil Rights Movement »

A 10 page discussion of the life and accomplishments of this amazing man. Considered to be the first black man to die in the Civil Rights movement, Moore would stand up and be heard in a time when few others would dare. He was instrumental in enacting educational ...
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Metacom of the Wampanoag: Changing Perceptions Over Time »

A 7 page discussion of how the view of this man and his war against the English colonist changed over time. Basing the discussion on the popular nineteenth century play “Metamora”, this paper contends that Americans had softened in many regards as to their perception of Native Americans. ...
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U.S. Presidents from George Washington to James K. Polk »

In 6 pages, the author discusses the presidential administrations from Washington to Polk. There were many changes that occurred in the United States from the Washington Administration through the 1940s, in political, economical, social and religious areas. The men who served as President during those formative years, had a ...
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Holy Grail's History »

A 7 page paper discussing the sources from which the theme of the Holy Grail was gathered, and how the theme has changed over time. Sources discussed include the Mabinogion, Chrétien de Troyes, Robert de Boron, the Perlesvaus, the Queste del Saint Graal, and Thomas Malory. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Abraham Lincoln and Presidential Power »

This 12 page paper looks at presidential power in times of crisis. Abraham Lincoln's presidency is discussed in detail, but other presidents throughout history are mentioned. Lincoln's use and possible abuse of power is discussed as well as how the president's actions changed the office forever. Contemporary examples ...
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Revolution »

5 pages in length. Revolutions – the fundamental change in political organization as with a an overthrow or rebellion -- have been occurring virtually since the beginning of time. There has been no point in history where there was not some kind of conflict brewing among power hungry ...
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Joseph Nocera's 'Money Revolution' Theory »

A 5 page analytical look at what author and economic analyst Joseph Nocera called "The Money Revolution." The writer examines rising 'interest in interest rates,' the changing financial habits of the middle class, and how the economy has affected a newfound consciousness in which average people are, for the first ...
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ICT and its Contemporary Life Impacts »

This 10 page paper discusses the following quote “Computing technology is the most powerful and most flexible technology ever devised. For this reason computing is changing everything “where and how we work, where and how we learn, shop, eat, vote, receive medical care, and spend free time, make war, ...
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Sacred Native American Sun Dance Ritualistic Ceremony »

A 5 page overview of the Sun Dance. Includes specific information on the ceremony itself and how this ceremony and its connotations have changed over time. Also includes introductory material on the Battle of Little Big Horn and why Sitting Bull's vision during the Sun Dance was instrumental in the ...
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Nineteenth Century Prejudices and Obstacles Against Women in the Workplace »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that women face considerable barriers in the professional realm, especially those women who have literary aspirations. Drawing from Woolf’s writing and that of Brigid Brophy, this report considers whether or not women are still “like animals in a modern zoo” who are held back by invisible bars. ...
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