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European Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th Centuries »

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Europe, people began to see and understand the world in an entirely new way. The Scientific Revolution brought about the transformation of thought concerning the nature of the world and man's place within that world. This 11 page paper examines the ...
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Galileo's Impact On The Scientific Revolution »

4 pages in length. Galileo's misfortune of trial and condemnation transformed into the world's bequest when the Italian astronomer and mathematician's forthrightness set the stage for the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Overview of Galileo »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses 8 separate points pertaining to Galileo's scientific contributions, including his trial, his views on religion and science, as well as the impact of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Scientific Revolution and the Connection Between Science and Religion »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how Copernicus and Galileo were condemned for asserting that anything could carry more weight than religious thought. That religion and science were at significant odds is certainly an understatement; it was only a matter of time before Copernicus' 1543 publication of ...
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Radical Aspects of the Scientific Revolution »

A 4 page discussion of the scientific revolution. Notes that this revolution was indeed a radical departure from the tried and true norms of the period. People simply began to regard the sciences differently. Not only was science the key to the answers, it was the key ...
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FORT GORDON SIGNAL SCHOOL - GRADUATION SPEECH »

This 4-page paper is a model of a speech given before a graduating class at Fort Gordon, the home of the U.S. Army Signal Corps.
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Washington Elementary School »

A 5 page paper that describes the reforms in the Kennewick school district. The paper focuses on Washington Elementary school, the boards’ and superintendent’s roles in the change, and outcomes. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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U.S. Democracy Questions »

A 3 page paper answering several questions such as what the Madisonian Model might be and what kinds of tyranny concerned the framers of the Constitution. The paper answers questions regarding James Madison's portion of The Federalist Papers, particularly those dealing with the separation of powers of the government ...
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Biography of Fidel Castro »

A 5 page research paper that offers a biography of the Cuban leader, focusing on the psychological aspects of his upbringing and how they influenced him. The writer utilizes the developmental model formulated by Erik Erikson. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Latin American Revolutions and Marxist Thought »

This 6 page paper discusses the typical Marxist model of revolution, and argues that Latin American revolutions do not usually fit into this structure though they are related. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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An Overview of Urbanism in America »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of urbanism in America. The rise of American cities is the focus of this paper that looks at the industrial revolution as well as what occurred previous to that. The modern American city is a part of the paper as well ...
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Brazil's Democracy Development »

The development in democracy in Brazil has demonstrated a different pattern that seen in other parts of the world. This 5 page paper examines the development of democracy and includes consideration of the history as a Portuguese colony and the role of slavery as well as the military coups and ...
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19th Century US' Penitentiary System »

This 3 page paper highlights points from On the Penitentiary System in the United States and Its Application in France by Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont. The fact that the U.S. was a model country at the time is noted as is the fact that authors examine ...
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U.S. Grand Strategy Models »

A 6 page paper. Two models for the grand strategy are explained: selective engagement and primacy. The essay includes comments in terms of how these strategies meet the criteria for a grand strategy as issued by the U.S. Army College. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Ethical Validity of Conscription »

A 5 page consideration of the ethical validity of the draft. Reviewing the contentions made by author Hans Halberstadt in the article “Forget the draft; today’s Army doesn’t want and doesn’t need slackers”, this paper contends that while the draft can be ethically inappropriate in certain situations, in others ...
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Military Supply Chain Management »

A 4 page paper discussing general supply chain needs for the U.S. Army. Though the principles of supply chain management are the same for both corporate and military models, there are significant differences that directly affect supply chain management. Military supply chain management requires the addition of these ...
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Affirmative Action Application in Military and Business Settings »

A 4 page paper on Affirmative Action. The writer compares its application in the modern business settings with that of the U.S. military. It is argued that some companies who have achieved success with affirmative action programs can be used as models to replicate such in the U.S. Army. Bibliography ...
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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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The Great Convergence Model of History »

This 3 page paper examines David Northrup’s article, and supports his idea of history as a divergence/convergence model. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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U.S. Society and Race Relations »

A 5 page paper discussing two books in relationship to prejudices. The books are, 'Natives and Strangers: A Multicultural History of Americas,' by Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers, and 'Lies My Teacher told Me: Everything Your American History textbook Gone Wrong,' by James W. Loewen. The ...
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History, Design, and Usage of Neural Networks »

A 16 page research paper on neural networks. The writer defines these computer models of human brain/though patterns, provides an historical overview of their role in artificial intelligence development, and explains in great detail just how neural net systems work. Most importantly, attention is turned to how neural networks are ...
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Community Health Model of Alcoholism and a Native American Reservation »

This 20 page paper considers the problem of alcoholism as it is unique to populations of Native Americans living on Reservations, and outlines an alcohol treatment program within a community health model as in intervention. This paper not only outlines the program, but also assesses the successes and failures ...
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An Article on Drug Addiction and Korean Teens Summarized »

A 4 page research paper that summarizes and analyzes a study by Hyun, Kools and Kim (2004), which was designed to provide a model that would shed light on the recovery process from substance abuse and dependence for Korean adolescents. Their study identifies the stages for recovery and specifies ...
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Great Britain's Industrial Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based ...
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Failure of the American Family as a Sociological Model »

A 6 page contention that the American nuclear family as a sociological model is failing. Lists current issues that verify that contention and suggests a change in attitude from the “us verses them” attitude which so characterizes today’s family to one which is not only receptive to receiving support ...
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Organizational Analysis of Power in the Workplace »

This 10 page paper looks at the manifestation and use of power in a workplace. The paper looks at French and Raven’s taxonomy of power and Hickson et al’s strategic contingency model of power. These are discussed and a real life example is used to illustrate the theories. The example, ...
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England's Model Government and the Enlightenment »

This 3 page paper uses Voltaire's Letters on the English or Lettres Philosophiques to consider why England was seen as a good model of government by many thinkers, especially French philosophers of this time. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Article Review of 'Predatory Initiators and Changing Landscapes for Warfare' by Karen Rasler and William Thompson »

This 5 page paper assesses the basic elements of Karen Rasler and William Thompson’s article “Predatory initiators and changing landscapes for warfare,” published in an August, 1999, issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution. This paper outlines the basic premise of the article, including an assessment of the Gartner-Siverson ...
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An Examination of the Cold War and Why It Did Not Result in a Major War »

It has been argued that one of the most important aspects of examining the Cold War, is not to examine why and how it escalated, but to examine why did not escalate into a "hot war". This 8 page paper looks at the Cold War and how it progressed; applying ...
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International Relations' Preferred Model of Realism »

This 16 page paper evaluates a variety of issues such as war and the economy. Everything is looked at through the IR lens. While realism is the focus of this paper, other paradigms are discussed. Many examples are provided in this thoughtful look at the state of the world. ...
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Satire Modeled After Candide »

A 5 page satire that is fashioned after and inspired by Voltaire's Candide. The first 4 pages of the paper tell the story of Herbert, a good-hearted lad, congenial and sociable, which were qualities that he combined with the "utmost simplicity of mind" (Voltaire 3) and who follows his father ...
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U.S. Nuclear Family and Poverty »

This 10 page paper provides an overview of poverty in America and the role played by the nuclear family. Several areas are explored. The paper concludes that the decline of the nuclear family in America is in part responsible for the proliferation of poverty. Other theories of poverty are explored ...
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The Culture and Operation of the Special Court in Sierra Leone »

The Sierra Leone Special Court is an Ad Hoc court set up to hear the cases of those most responsible the atrocities in the Sierra Leone civil war. The model used was unprecedented with the court set up under a treaty rather under a resolution mandated by Chapter VII of ...
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Foner and Berlin on Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discusses the end of slavery and the transition from slave labor to free labor. Relying on the work of Foner and Berlin and colleagues, the writer explains that the Reconstruction era was one of confusion and controversy. The first part of the essay critiques Foner's narrative ...
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Korean War and 3 Political Theories of Balance »

This 11 page report discusses the Korean War and three specific political theories of balance -- power, realism, and geopolitical. The war itself is describes as are each of the political theories of balance. For more than four decades, historians and political scientists have been involved in a number of ...
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Causes of Revolution According to Jack A. Goldstone »

This 6 page report discusses Goldstone’s model of how political and social revolution occurs. In his 1991 book “Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World,” he outlines four specific factors that are in place and encourage a revolution to take place. He explains that at some point in the past 500 years, early ...
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