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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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Contributions of Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo to the Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper outlines the contributions and achievements of Galilei, Kepler and Copernicus. Furthermore, this paper details the ways in which their scientific contributions altered the way man understood himself in the universe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Family and History of the American South »

A 3 page essay on southern family life. The writer discusses the relevance of family history in the way many southerners perceive themselves today. Race relations, culture, and other historical factors all contribute to the importance of family in this region of the Untied States. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Contemporary Actions and the Predeterminant of History »

A 4 page contention that our actions today are often determined by decisions that we made well back into the chapters of history. Indeed, even if we consider such gross aspects of our lives as our politics and our religions we see that this is indeed the case. One of ...
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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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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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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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Revolution Known as the Internet »

8 pages in length. Today's global population is a witness to the greatest revolution since industrialism. The extent to which the Internet is a reality impacting lives in unprecedented ways is both grand and far-reaching; that the economic, social and cultural gap between/among global communities is steadily shrinking ...
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Liang Heng's Son of the Revolution »

A five page paper which considers life in China under the Maoist regime, as described by Liang Heng in Son of the Revolution. The paper looks at the impact which the Communist Party had on social culture, political thought and family life.
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Standard of Living and the Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page paper dicusses the impact which the industrial revolution had on the lives of people. While it is often the assumption that the industrial revolution improved people's lives, in many ways this was not the reality. Bibliography lits 5 sources.
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Montreal and Poverty »

This 10-page paper is an analysis of poverty in Montreal, Quebec, today. The paper discusses the history of poverty in this region, the causes, what some solutions are and the impact of it. Bibliography lists 9 sources. Also available in a French translation.
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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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Industrial Revolution and its Social Impact »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the Industrial Revolution as well as an analysis on its effect on society. The change of the family is revealed as a part of the revolution and gender roles are also noted as having been affected. The impact on society as it ...
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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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Corporate Culture and Management of China and the Effects of the Cultural Revolution »

This 10 –age paper considers the way in which the Chinese Cultural revolution (1966-1976) impacted on management and corporate culture in both the short and the long term, including the continuing ongoing effects still felt today. The role of the importation Hong Kong managers is also considered. The bibliography cites ...
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West, East, and Differences in Technology, Globalization, Nationalism, and Industrialization »

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in ...
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Social Revolution and Computer Technology »

Computer Technology and Social Revolution: This 8-page essay examines how widespread computer technologies can lead to revolution relevant to social/ societal relations. Today, just years after its introduction, the Web has become a major cultural movement involving millions of people. How will this ultimately alter our lives? Bibliography ...
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Peasant Village Life and the Effects of China's Cultural Revolution »

This is a 7 page paper which discusses the onset of the Chinese Cultural Revolution and its impact on a small village as depicted in "Chen Village" by Anita Chan. The bibliography has 4 sources.
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Thomas Paine's Political Propaganda »

An 8 page overview of the life and philosophies of Thomas Paine. While modern history remembers him as a critical contributor to American and French independence, Thomas Paine left this world with a dubious reputation. His political contributions, however, are today considered invaluable both in regard to their ...
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Cochran and Miller's 1941 Text The Age of Enterprise »

(5 pp) Although this text originally was published in 1941, it was reissued again in 1962, and gives the author's viewpoint that the majority of American life runs upon a business premise. As one reads the text, it is curious to look at today's society and see if ...
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Einhard's Charlemagne »

A 9 page essay on Einhard's history of Charlemagne and its significance to the world today. The writer explores the military, religious, civic and personal life of Charlemagne, his expansion of France, and his relationships with others during his time. The writer also explores the reasons behind the ...
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RUSSIAN ECONOMY »

This 4-page paper offers an analysis of the Russian economy today, including stabilization of the ruble. Bibliography lists 3 sources.`
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Sugar Production in Colonial Cuba and its Effects on Slavery and Business »

An 18 page overview of the historical setting of sugar production in Cuba. Emphasizes that sugar production not only impacted Cuban plantation owners and processors, it impacted a diversity of people the world over. While some of these impacts were positive, many were not. The concentration on ...
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Internet Media and the Digital Revolution »

This 6 page paper discusses the pros and cons of the Digital Revolution, especially as it pertains to the internet media. Deregulation is discussed as well as the impact on all areas of life. Predictions are made based on data from analysts in the field. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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The Postive and Negative Impacts of the Two World Wars »

6 pages in length. Postwar activities inherently reflect the inevitable process of catch-up and convergence; while this process takes place, scores of people work diligently as a means by which to piece their lives back together. In assessing the positive and negative impacts of both World War I ...
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U.S. Democracy and the Civil Rights Movement »

6 pages. The Civil Rights Movement in American Democracy had a great impact on life in the 1950's and 1960's. Within this paper are discussed some of the main events of the movement, their importance, and who was involved. Some of the major organizations associated with the Civil Rights Movement are discussed ...
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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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Significant Events in American History between the late 1950s and 2002 »

A 5 page paper that outlines and briefly discusses some of the major events of the last 45 years in the United States and their impact on American life. Some of those events include the 2000 presidential election, the attack on America, Vietnam, Dr. King ...
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Arguing for U.S. Black Reparations »

An 8 page overview of the numerous injustices that have been faced by blacks throughout their history in this country. The author argues that the impacts of slavery have been both direct and indirect and that blacks are entitled to economic compensation as a result of those impacts. Bibliography lists ...
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Weapons and Their Costs and Damage to Human Life »

This 10 page paper examines the way that weapons technology and development has adversely impacted on the environment and human life. Weapons include nuclear and atomic, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The papers considers the financial costs as well as environmental and social costs, using examples such as the ...
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Antislavery Crusadeof Frederick Douglass »

A 5 page examination of the life and work of Frederick Douglass. Includes information regarding his most noted literary works, his activities as a speaker in the abolitionsist movement as well as information on other activities of his life which were dircted against slavery. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Industrial Revolution Impacts »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the impacts of the Industrial Revolution. Economic, social, and demographic impacts are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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European Lives and the Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

A 5 page paper discussing some of the short- and long-term changes in people's lives directly resulting from the influences of the Industrial Revolution in Europe. The response of the people in the short term was simply to do whatever was necessary to merely survive, but the Industrial Revolution ...
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History and Effects of Disease »

An 11 page overview of the impact of disease on world cultures. Correlates the impact on traditional cultures and the way those cultures dealt with that impact with advances in modern medicine. Emphasizes the impact of disease on the Americas and specifically on the Native American inhabitants of ...
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Flute History and Use »

A 4 page paper discussing changes in the flute since the 14th century. The flute as it is known today owes many of its characteristics and qualities to the changes designed and implemented by Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) in the early 19th century. A woodwind most often used as ...
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Comparison of Scientific Revolution of 1500 and the Industrial Revolution of 1750 »

A 5 page paper discussing the two 'revolutions' with emphasis on England. The machinery, methods and products of the Industrial Revolution are now curiosities of history; the contributions of the Scientific Revolution live on in fact. The Industrial Revolution provided lessons in how people should not be expected ...
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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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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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Veterans of the American Revolution »

5 pages in length. After the War of 1812, Congress passed a law allowing all those who suffered disabilities as a result of military service during the Revolutionary War to apply for a pension. As well, widows who had lost their husbands as a result of the war ...
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Impact of the Great War on Western Literature »

A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to ...
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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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Sitting Bull's Life from Dakota to Wounded Knee »

A 5 page paper which traces the life of Sitting Bull from his birth in Dakota to his death at Wounded Knee, including references to the Ghost Dance, his involvement in the battle of Little Big Horn and his time with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Bibliography cites 6 sources.
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Iraqi War and Its Impacts on the U.S. Economy »

A 3 page overview of the two views regarding the economic impact our current war with Iraq will have on the American economy. Those who support the war often contend that it will positively impact the economy much like World War II was successful in bringing us out of ...
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Traditions, Culture and History of Burma »

This is a 5 page paper discussing Burmese history, culture, and traditions. Burma (Myanmar) is a country rich in culture, religion, history and traditional festivals and beliefs. Over 89 percent of the population is Buddhist and this provides a great deal of traditional structure and family values to the way ...
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Nuclear Family and the Israeli Kibbutz »

A 5 page comparison of child rearing practices. While the traditional Israel Kibbutz emphasized the importance of communal child rearing, in the modern kibbutz the Children’s House no longer exists. Children now live with their families and, consequently, their lives have evolved to center around the family rather ...
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The Potential Influence of the Digital Revolution on Society »

This 6 page paper considers the potential impact of the digital revolution is how to on Ireland in social and commercial terms. The paper starts by considering what is meant by digital information and determining whether or not an information revolution is taking place. After this the different potential impacts ...
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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