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Antislavery: Slave Narratives And Abolitionists »

15 pages in length. The quest for eradicating slavery was an objective undertaken by a combination of both blacks and whites; while the black population represented the vast majority of abolitionists, there were enough of those from the white race whose voices made the effort count. Still, the ...
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17th and 18th Century America and White Slaves »

An 8 page consideration of an often overlooked component of American history. While it is impossible to assign a precise number to the percentage of slaves that were white, suffice it to say that this number was significant and that these slaves served in the same capacity as blacks. As ...
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"Native Son" And American History X" - Dual Racial Intolerance »

3 pages in length. Both Richard Wright's Native Son and director Tony Kaye's American History X chronicle the events that stem from racial intolerance, however, they do so from opposite ends of the spectrum. Derek Vinyard, Kaye's (1998) protagonist, turns to racial discord as a means by which ...
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Just My Soul Responding: Rhythm and Blues, Black Consciousness and Race Relations by Brian Ward »

This 6 page report discusses Brian Ward’s 1998 book that looks at forty years of Black music in America and the ways in which its development paralleled that of the political and civil rights movements of the times. Ward makes the point that it was Rhythm and Blues that became the first musical genre to ...
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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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Resistance of African American Slaves and Native Americans »

A 3 page essay that discusses the ways in Native Americans and slaves resisted domination. Rationalization for the history of white supremacy in North America has rested largely on the idea that white dominance was for the "good" of suppressed peoples. Early English settlers proposed that they were bringing ...
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Early American History Tales »

This 5 page paper compares Jackson's Black Hawk with Demos's The Unredeemed Captive. The way in which Indians lived, fought and assimilated with the culture of the white man is discussed in light of the works. No additional sources cited.
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Review of Freedom Road by Howard Fast »

A 5 page review of Howard Fast's 1944 novel Freedom Road, which accurately portrays the struggle blacks following the Civil War to rebuild their lives and how they achieved this goal prior to the intervention of the Ku Klux Klan and white supremacy. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Homegrown Terrorists: The South During Reconstruction »

This 3 page paper discusses Stephen Budiansky’s book The Bloody Shirt, about the violent terrorist attacks on blacks by white Southerners during the Reconstruction period. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Colonial To 1877 Slavery Effects »

4 pages in length. The writer discusses how blacks and whites coped with and cultural changed because of the institution of slavery. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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5
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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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1868 to 1938 Civil Rights in America »

A 4 page contention that Civil Rights first went through a process of development beginning after the Civil War but that this process almost immediately switched to one of deterioration and destruction as a result of white resentment of new-found black rights. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American Revolution and Cultural Interactions »

A 4 page consideration of the many gains that were made in interactions between whites, blacks, and Native Americans during this critical time period in American history. While there were great losses, both in terms of culture and in terms of basic rights such as freedom and property ownership, ...
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Michael Foucault vs. Frantz Fanon on Minorities »

A 5 page research paper which examines the similarities between two great French philosophers: Frantz Fanon and Michel Foucault. The writer demonstrates, through an examination of Fanon's 'Black Skin, White Masks,' and Foucault's Madness in Civilization, that the two philosophers agreed on quite a few fundamental points concerning power and ...
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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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Comparative Analysis of Chinese American, Black American, and Native American Experiences »

In 5 pages the author compares the historical experiences of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans. A historical narrative of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans is necessary to determine the specific historical factors, social structure factors, and ideological factors that seem to have contributed to the differences ...
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The Red and the Black by Stendhal and the Characters Mathilde and Julien »

A five page paper which looks at the relationship between Julien and Mathilde in Stendhal's novel, particularly with regard to the concepts of honesty and hypocrisy as evinced by both their association and the author's portrayal of French society as a whole. Bibliography lists 1 source
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Causes of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 »

8 pages in length. The overflow of social, economic and political tension that permeated throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries culminated in one of history's most explosive crossing points where racial unrest is concerned. The 1919 Chicago Race Riot was the direct result of myriad causes ...
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Gary Hamel's Leading the Revolution »

This 7 page paper provides an overview of the book Leading the Revolution by Gary Hamel with a focus on the application in understanding Dell Computer's CEO Michael Dell and Jack Welch, CEO of General Electric. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Gary Nash/Race and Revolution »

An 11 page book review that analyzes the arguments that Gary B. Nash, professor emeritus of history at the University of California at Los Angeles, makes regarding the issue of slavery and how it was addressed, or rather not addressed, by the Founding Fathers in his text Race and Revolution. ...
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Race and Revolution by Gary Nash »

This 3 page paper discusses Gary Nash's book on the reasons why slavery was institutionalized in America at the time of the founding of the country, when sentiment against it was high. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Failed Approaches and Major Events Pertaining to White and Native American Interaction »

A 9 page examination of three critical approaches in Native American/White interaction: the approaches of Pontiac, Tecumseh, and Handsome Lake. This paper contends that despite varied and valiant efforts at maintaining their cultural integrity, each of these approaches failed in the face of the overwhelming tide of white's ...
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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Frederick Douglass versus the Confederacy »

A 5 page research paper which examines how the antebellum South was viewed through the eyes of white Southerners and then through the eyes of ex-slave Frederick Douglass. Using the work of Drew Faust in his book on the development of Confederate nationalism, the writer shows how white Southerners considered ...
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U.S. Civil Liberties, the 'Red' Scare, and the Cold War »

This 6-page paper examines the impact of the Cold War and the "Red Scare" of the 1940s and 1950s on civil liberties in the United States. Also under discussion are why McCarthyism and fear of communism occurred in the first place. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Civil Rights Movement and African American Women's Role »

Women in general and black women in particular have been excluded from the literature in terms of the role they played in the attainment of civil rights for blacks. The truth is that black women, from Sojourner Truth to Rosa Parks to Angela Davis, have been intimately involved in ...
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Diverse Views of the Latter Nineteenth Century Black Woman's Experience in Slave Women of the Fields and Charlotte Forten »

A 5 page overview of life as it was for slave women in the late latter nineteenth century. This paper contrasts those experiences with those of Charlotte Forten, a free black woman of relative privilege. The author contends that, although Forten was sympathetic to the black plight, her experiences are ...
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Civil Rights and Hugo Black »

5 pages. When we look at how Justice Black was allowed to serve on the Supreme Court and the fact that he did, in his own way, serve fairly and doing good for all people in an equal sense, we must consider the philosophy of civil rights in general. ...
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Red Storm Rising, The Hunt for Red October, and the Cold War »

A 5 page review of the Cold War years. The author of this paper emphasizes that the intent of the Cold War was to stabilize world politics and to maintain peace. In reality, it could be contended that the real outcome of this political approach was anything but ...
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Russell Bourne/Red King's Rebellion »

A 3 page book review of Russell Bourne's The Red King's Rebellion, which recounts the conditions leading up to and including the war between Native Americans and colonists in the seventeenth century. Bourne addresses the position of colonists who argued against cooperation with Native Americans, but also those who argued ...
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Revolution and Men »

A 5 page paper discussing the concept of revolution and the influence that individual men have on the political changes that occur within a country. The examples are based on Vaclav Havel's Open Letters and Eduard Dune's Notes of a Red Guard. Both of these men were men of ...
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Leon Trotsky »

This 6 page paper gives background on Trotsky, his strategies during the war, and his morals as inferred from these methods. It also discusses the ways in which he kept the Red Army engaged.
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Civil Rights in the Late Nineteenth Century and the Abandonment of the Freed Men »

A 6 page research paper which discusses the Compromise of 1877. There was an incredibly close Presidential election in which the Democratic candidate, Tilden, won the popular vote, and the Republican candidate, Rutherford Hayes, won the electoral college. This threw the race into the House of Representatives to be decided. ...
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Meaning of Grace Slick's Song White Rabbit »

This 5 page paper offers a glimpse into the history of Jefferson Airplane singer and 1960s psychedelic icon Grace Slick, while exploring the impact and meaning of one of her greatest hits, “White Rabbit.” Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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North and South Conflict and Slavery »

6 pages in length. Of the political, economic, social, and legal changes that effectively began to slowly but surely discharge just prior to the outbreak of Civil War, some of the most instrumental conflicts had to do with how blacks were treated by the whites, a social tension that ...
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Influence of the Black Church on America and Civil Rights »

A 7 page paper which argues that the Black Church has heavily influenced the Civil Rights Movement and the Country as a whole. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Gary Nash/Race and Revolution »

A 12 page book review on Gary Nash's Race and Revolution (1990, Madison House Publishers), which presents the intriguing thesis that the Northern statesmen at the time of the nation's founding missed an ideal opportunity to take steps that would have greatly hastened the demise of slavery, and ...
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Social Commentary In Late Nineteenth Century White Minstrelsy by Robert Toll, The Octoroon by Dionysius Lardner Boucicault, and Widow Ranter by Aphra Behn and Indian Images »

5 pages in length. In traditional style, Native Americans have always been portrayed as having a war to wage with the white man. The world has come to expect westerns to depict the Indians in no other manner but that of arrow slinging, horse riding, bloodthirsty savages with ...
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U.S. Capitalism and Slavery »

A 5 page discussion of the importance of the institution of slavery to capitalism. In the U.S., however, the issues surrounding slavery lasted long past the time where the institution was becoming extinct in other regions of the world. This long life can be attributed to the relative ...
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Belief Comparisons of the NAACP and Ku Klux Klan »

8 pages in length. If there were ever two organizations that represented the antithesis of each other, they would be the Ku Klux Klan and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) symbolizing the furthest ends of the racial spectrum. The NAACP stands for the inherent rights ...
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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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Bob Woodward's Bush at War »

This 3 page paper covers: Bush at War is an objective look at how the war in Afghanistan was planned by the Bush administration in the one hundred days after the September 11 attack. By collaborating with individuals involved and attending planning sessions with White House aids, cabinet members, staffers, ...
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The Nineteenth Century Ghost Dance Era »

A 7 page investigation of this critical point in Native American and US history. This paper explores the differences that existed between the Native view of what was right and the white view. Bibliography lists sources.
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Nineteenth Century 'War' of Tecumseh »

This 5 page report discusses the 18th and early 19th century Shawnee leader who attempted to create a “pan-Indian” coalition that could work as a confederation of mutual support and defense in order to protect the lands and indigenous peoples against the white pioneers moving west across the Appalachian mountains. ...
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Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement »

This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning ...
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Civil Rights and Differing Perceptions Contained Within Congressional Committee on Domestic Affairs Testimony »

An 8 page analysis of the outcome of the Civil Rights movement. Written in the form of an address to Congressional Committee on Domestic affairs, this paper contends that our approach to civil rights in this country has turned into what is perceived, among non-black minorities in particular, as ...
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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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San Domingo Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture »

10 pages in length. Rebellion was part of the enslaved people's everyday lives in San Domingo. Not a day went by that they did not plan and scheme and devise ways to gain their freedom, a freedom that was unjustly oppressed by the white population. Yet so ...
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Plains Indians' Military Campaigns »

A 4 page overview of the military campaign that ended in catastrophe at Little Big Horn. Custer's troops were not exclusively white. There were, in fact, thirty-three Crow Indians that served as scouts under Custer. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Slavery as an 'Injurious' Institution »

A 4 page paper which examines how slavery was as injurious to the white slaveholders and overseers as it was to the slaves in the American South. No additional sources are used.
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