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Socialization of Native Americans »

A 5 page overview of Native American social interactions and the factors influencing those interactions. The author emphasizes that not only is the topic of Native American culture multifaceted in terms of the number of cultures which it encompasses but so is the temporal nature of that culture. ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Native Americans and Buddhists »

A 6 page overview of the similarities and differences in Buddhist culture and Native American culture. Emphasizes the diversity of Native American cultures and stresses that one must be specific regarding time period to make applicable comparisons. Compares primarily contemporary Buddhism and traditional but contemporary Native American religions. ...
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Native American Culture Decline »

A 5 page overview of the factors which have affected Native American culture. Defines Native American culture as being composed of a number of distinctive components. Relates the concern that while the number of Native Americans may be increasing, the cultures of many groups are being lost as they associate ...
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The Cultural Revolution - A Re-Analysis »

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the Cultural Revolution. The impact of the Revolution is re-analyzed in terms of its benefits to socialist education and culture. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Migration of Native Americans Causes and Consequences »

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river ...
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Experiences of Immigrants »

A 5 page overview of the similarities and contrasts between the original immigrants to this country, the native Americans who were already here, the African Americans, and the Mexican Americans. Stresses that although the European mainstream viewed these other cultures as inferior the cultures recognized themselves as valuable and equal human ...
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Culture and the Mortuary Practices of Native Americans »

A 30 page overview of the various mortuary practices and grave goods often associated with Native American burials and the ability to determine an individual's culture and the societal organization of those who participated in the burial based on these practices and goods. Contrasts the burial practices of the ...
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Native American Cultural Component the Potlatch »

A 5 page discussion of the potlatch, a cultural component of the Northwestern Native American cultures which serves both as a governmental institution and a system of economic exchange. Provides a brief description of the potlatch and defines it as a system of general reciprocity more so than redistribution. ...
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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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Professional Service Provider Considerations Regarding Native American Culture »

An 8 page discussion of Native American culture and the factors which shaped that culture. Emphasizes that the term “Native American” encompasses a variety of different cultures and that within those cultures Native Americans relate on an individual basis to others within the culture and those outside the culture. ...
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Battle of Gettysburg and General Robert E. Lee »

A 25 page paper discussing some of General Lee's decisions and the relationships with his generals surrounding the Gettysburg campaign. Robert E. Lee was elevated to near-deity status both during and after the Civil War, but some of his more human qualities have come to light in recent years. ...
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1st Crusade Overview »

A 5 page paper provides a general overview of the first religious crusade, its origins and its implications. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Price of Glory - Verdun 1916 by Alistair Horne »

In 5 pages, the author gives a general overview of Alistair Horne's "Price of Glory - Verdun 1916" (1963). The Battle of Verdun was a strategic one in the Great War. This book is an extraordinary and unique depiction of the World War I. The reader will ...
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Iran and its’ Nuclear Power Program »

This 5 page paper gives a general overview of the nuclear program in Iran. The paper starts by looking at the history and the development of the program, including the help from the US under the Atoms for Peace program. The paper considers the development and difficulties faced by the ...
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The 1st Crusade »

A 3 page paper which offers a general overview of the 1st Crusade. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Supply, Training, and the Revolutionary War's Battle of Paoli »

A 9 page overview of the lessons learned during the American Revolution in the Paoli Massacre. The author equates the training instigated by General Washington at the Encampment of Valley Forge as a result of this massacre to the needs business confront in training and supply issues. ...
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Slavery and Its Origins »

This 3 page paper provides a general overview of slavery in the United States but also includes an argument that suggests it evolved due to prejudice. Support is provided for the supposition. Only scholarly sources are used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Great Depression History Firsthand by Dennis Nishi Summary and Review of Dennis Nishi's “The Great Depression (History Firsthand)” »

A 3 page paper which provides a general overview and review of this historical textbook aimed at students grades 6 through 12. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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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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Native American Religions, the Sacred Pipe, and Peyote »

A 5 page overview of two items of extreme importance to some Native American cultures, the Sacred Pipe and peyote. Describes the use of each and stresses that these are items of religion which deserve the same respect shown for any other religious object such as a crucifix or ...
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Euro American and Native American Cultures Contrasted »

A 5 page overview of the various differences that have existed both historically and in contemporary times between these cultures. The author emphasizes the differences in societal structure, regard for natural resources, and religion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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A Personal View of The End of Victory Culture »

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of his concepts in The End of Victory Culture, especially as they relate to the transition in perceptions of the American war story in post-World War II Cold War America. No additional sources cited.
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Industrial Revolution and Great Britain »

A 5 page overview of the social and economic situation in Great Britain which resulted in the Industrial Revolution. Details the changes to the subsistence patterns of the people, the changes in their material cultures, and the changes in their philosophies. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Cultural Considerations of Native American Reservations' Casino Gambling »

A 14 page discussion of the introduction of casino gambling to Native American reservations. Provides an overview of the issues and presents the thesis that casino gambling on Native American reservations supports the uniqueness of Native American culture rather than detracts from it. Presents examples to support that ...
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Festive and Ceremonial Attire of Native Americans »

A 9 page overview of Native American clothing styles. Emphasizes festive and ceremonial dress. stresses that the term Native American is very widespread in terms of the cultural and thus artistic diversity it encompasses and that art and dress styles vary not only with culture but with the particular time ...
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Amerindian History, Culture and Accomplishments »

This 5 page paper briefly discusses Amerindian history, cultures and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Native American Influences on Modern American Culture »

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Native American Culture Changes »

A 6 page review of the many changes experienced by Native American cultures since the arrival of the Europeans to this continent. Discuses the diversity of Native American cultures and the attempts by non-Natives to wipe out the Native populations either through direct warfare or through concepts like assimilation. ...
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Japanese History »

A seven page paper which looks at a number of aspects of Japanese history, including the way in which Chinese culture significantly influenced that of Japan, the similarities and differences between the political and economic interests of Japan and the UK, and the importance of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the ...
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Geertz and Fanon Comparisons on Integrative Revolution and National Culture »

This is a 5 page paper comparing the theories of national culture and integrative revolution as discussed in Fanon’s “The Wretched of the Earth” and Geertz’s “The Interpretation of Cultures”. Although critics often cite that the two theorists have contrasting viewpoints, there are several areas where their theories appear to ...
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Restorative Justice and Traditional Cultures »

Examples from Native American and Mennonite Culture This 6 page paper considers the similarities in the way these cultures approach criminal justice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Significance of the Neolithic Revolution »

A paper which considers the importance of the Neolithic Revolution, in terms of the transition from nomadic culture to agricultural cultivation, and the impact which this had on the nature of society and culture. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Korean Americans »

A 5 page account of the cultural and racial difficulties experienced by Korean Americans. Discusses language difficulties as well as difficulties in adjusting to mainstream U.S. culture and having that culture accept them. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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Early 20th Century Historical Contributions of the Average Female »

An 8 page paper looking at the way women's contributions to our culture have fundamentally altered American history in the early part of this century. The paper contends that even if women's political contributions are ignored, changing social attitudes - changed by women, from within -- toward such issues as ...
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Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts on Native American culture during the Colonial period. Discusses the differing values of non-Indian and Indian and the cultural transition which many of the tribes made toward taking on European ways. Emphasizes the Cherokee culture and observes that despite their willingness ...
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Native American Cultural Changes »

This 5 page paper looks at the Culture of the native Americans and the way in which it has changed over the years as a result of increased immigration to the United States. From the days before Columbus to the current day the culture has evolved through force rather than ...
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Comparative Analysis of Cherokee and Appalachian Native American Cultures »

A 9 page comparison of these sometimes diverse yet sometimes astonishingly similar cultures. The author of this paper defines the geographic range encompassed by the Appalachians and the unique peoples who presently live there. The author notes that this range was once the homelands of the Cherokee Indians. ...
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War Measures Act and the FLQ Crisis of 1970 »

A 5 page paper which discusses general opinion and government involvement, through the enactment of the War Measures Act as it relates to the FLQ crisis which occurred in 1970. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Native American Identity Struggles in Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich and Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko »

This 7 page report discusses the struggle for identity among modern Native American characters in two separate novels. For a people who never questioned who they were or their role in the natural order of life and their place in the world, such an effort becomes one in which cultures clash and the primary characters ...
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The Greatest Military Leader »

A 5 page paper that discusses Patton’s leadership style. General George S. Patton, Jr. was loved, hated, respected, and feared. Some people even thought he was crazy because he believed in reincarnation. He always saw himself as a warrior. He could be dictatorial and autocratic one minute and then ...
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The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide? »

This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not ...
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Sacred Pipe of Native Americans, Ritual, and Repatriation »

A 10 page overview of the Sacred Pipe, how it came to be, how in many cases it has been taken from the people. Gives an example of a recent repatriation of the Sacred Pipe to the Northern Cheyenne. Includes details regarding the ritualistic use of the pipe and of ...
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Care at the End of Life and Cultural Variations »

A 6 page discussion of the variation in the way we as families tend to the needs of our dying family members. The author notes that while at one time in U.S. history all families, irrespective of culture, took an active role in dying needs of their loved ones, ...
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Property Rights of Native Americans »

A 7 page discussion of Native American property rights. Provides a brief historical review of the move to the reservation system and tribally owned lands and then the pressures to dissolve that tribal ownership. Ties the concept of property rights into the issue of sovereignty and concludes ...
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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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Gender and the The Victorian Age »

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in ...
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The First Battle of Manassas »

A 3 page overview of the First Battle of Manassas. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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