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1756 to 1763 French and Indian War »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Seven Years’ War. The Seven Years’ War from 1756 to 1763, also known as the French and Indian Wars in North America, was considered the first world war as it found the British pitted against the French and Indian forces in North ...
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18th Century Virginia and Slavery »

This 7 page paper takes a look at the slave trade in Virginia during the 1700s. Attention is paid to the geography of Virginia and its ambivalence due to its proximity between North and South. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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U.S. Colonies and Slavery »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from ...
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American Colonies and Slavery Origins »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from participating ...
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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American Colonists, England, France, and Spain and Their Treatment of Native Americans »

This 10 page paper discusses the treatment of the Native Americans in North America by the imperial powers: Spain, France, England and American Colonists. Views of Francis Parkman examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native American Algonquin Tribe »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of this group of Indian tribes which live in upper North America. Several variables are discussed inclusive of shamanism, land rights, language, art and history. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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NC During Colonial American and Early Republic History »

7 pages in length. North Carolina's first wave of permanent English settlers came in the form of southeastern Virginia immigrants, whose relationship to the tidewater area helped label them as 'overflow' settlers. Their final destination at mid-century came to be a northeastern part of North Carolina known as ...
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Native Americans and Their Socioeconomic and Political Roles »

A 5 page research paper that summarizes the political, social and economic roles that Natives Americans have played in both colonial and modern times in North and South America. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Concerns of Modern Native Americans »

A 6 page discussion of the many problems facing contemporary Native Americans. Traces these problems back to the initial contact with the European people who invaded Native land. Asserts that everything from the ravages of disease on modern Native Americans to struggles over land rights and the right ...
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Slavery According to Sterling Stuckey and Ira Berlin »

3 pages in length. One of the most glaring points about which Stuckey (1988) and Berlin (2000) argue with regard to the history of slavery in North America is the extent to which Africans suffered in the midst of such tremendous cultural and social change. No additional sources ...
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American Industrialization »

The tale of indrustialization is one that most Americans associate with a growth in manufacturing, availability of goods, the establishment of large corporations and the labor disputes of the late 1800’s. Politics were recovering from the Civil War and the lines being drawn were changing from North versus south to ‘business’ ...
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Europe's Industrial Revolution »

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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North Korea and Options for the United States Government »

A 6 page paper discussing nine options that the United States has for dealing with the government of North Korea regarding North Korea’s commitment to military buildup and threatening language regarding nuclear capability. When the time comes for action regarding North Korea, the choices available to US decision-makers likely ...
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Massachusetts and Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discuses the event that acted as a catalyst to end slavery in this state. As one writer commented, because the North was free during the Civil War era, people have forgotten that slavery was practiced in the North early in American history. It was common European ...
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P.O.W. Camps and The Civil War »

8 pages excellently comparing P.O.W. (Prisoner Of War) camps of the North and South during the U.S. Civil War. Specifically examined are : The South's Camp Sumter (Andersonville) and the North's Fort Delaware. Bibliography lists 8 comprehensive sources.
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21st Century Western Threat Represented by North Korea »

This 4 page paper looks at the threat that North Korea poses to the west. Several articles are examined which report on North Korea's position in respect to nuclear arms. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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North Korea and United States Nuclear Tensions »

A 20 page paper that presents the nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea, past and present, and how these tensions have created ongoing economic sanctions against North Korea in the present, despite provisions of the Framework Agreement. This paper postulates a stalemate between the two countries and ...
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Questions on North Korea Answered »

This 3 page paper examines questions regarding North Korea. Relationships between various countries in respect to this nation are discussed. North Korea's threat due to its nuclear arsenal is explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh »

A 5 page essay that examines Bao Ninh's novel of North Vietnamese wartime experience and answers the question as to how the Vietnamese perspective of the war differed from the North American. T he writer argues that the basic answer is "not at all," as this novel is written in ...
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Why Serve in the US Army? »

This 3 page paper emphasizes the privilege of being American, America’s role in maintaining world stability, and how our military exists not just to preserve America as it is but to make the world a better place. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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17th Century Conflict Between English Colonists and Native Americans »

An 8 page overview of the conflict which erupted between the English colonists and the Native inhabitants of the Americas. The arrival of the Pilgrims and the Puritans to the Americans would prove the beginning of an insurmountable blow to the Native American peoples who inhabited the continent. ...
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Alleged North and South Dichotomy and American Slavery »

This 8 page paper examines the North/South dichotomy regarding slavery. The thesis is that the difference is overstated. Much attention goes to Virginia to prove the point. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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US Lutheran Church and its History »

A 6 page paper that explores the changes that the Lutheran Church has undergone since its introduction to America beginning in the 1600s. Discussed are the divisions and reunification that the Lutheran Church in America has experienced during the twentieth century and the differences that still remain between the ...
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Native Americans as Perceived by English Colonists »

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal ...
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Pakistan's Republic of Islam »

A 5 page paper that offers a brief overview of the country. Topics include geography, population, political issues, conflict with India over Kashmir, and nuclear armament. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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Palka, Galgano, and Corson's Operation Iraqi Freedom »

This 4 page paper provides an article review and reaction. The topic involves the War in Iraq and how culture and geography play an important role. No additional sources cited.
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Five Reasons for Traditional Native American Resistance to Acculturation »

A 3 page delineation of five reasons that traditional Native Americans do not acculturate well into mainstream America. No sources are listed
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Kasserine Pass - American View »

In ten pages this paper examines the February 1943 battle of Kasserine Pass during the North Africa (Tunisia) campaign from the U.S. perspective. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography. TGkasspass.rtf
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US Involvement in the Korean War and the Future of North and South Korea »

This 3 page paper explores the history with North and South Korea and contends that that history demands our continued involvement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Native Americans in Spain as Beings or an Obstacle? »

Native Americans in Colonial Latin America: Fellow Human A 5 page discussion of the Spanish view of Native Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America. Describes Native Americans as being only an obstacle to Spanish goals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Differing Views on Native American Distinctions »

A 4 page overview of the fact that despite the tendency of early historians to skim over details on group distinction among Native Americans, early colonists were very aware of those distinctions. The author reviews Daniel Richter’s “Facing East from Indian Country : A Native History of Early America” ...
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Changing Values and Roles of Native Americans »

A 5 page discussion of the changing roles and values in Native America. Distinguishes between the traditional roles of women, men, and children and the stereotypical views of these roles. Asserts that in many ways contemporary Native Americans are no different than "mainstream" America in terms of their ...
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Early American Slavery »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion about indentured servitude during early times in America and the displacement of that system when slavery was expanded from British America. Bibliography lists fours sources.
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The Slavery Journey of Africans in America »

The United States has never recovered from the dynamics of slavery. This 5 page paper provides an explication and review of the book, Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery by Charles Johnson and Patricia Smith. No additional sources are listed.
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North Korea and Theories of Neoliberalism and Neorealism »

A 3 page research paper that examines the theories of neorealism and neoliberalism and then relates neorealism to the situation in North Korea with nuclear armament. Bibliography lists 4 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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Possible Scenarios for Settlement in Colonial America »

A 4 page paper which examines the settlement patterns of the colonists in America and then discusses whether or not America could have found a more peaceful separation from England. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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US of the 20th Century and Industry »

This 4 page paper examines the history of capitalism in America as it relates to industry. Post-industrial revolution America is discussed. The design and management of the American corporation is a primary part of the paper. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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America's Enlightenment »

Origins of the Enlightenment in America are explored in this 5 page paper. The ideas, events and conditions that led up to the era are discussed, in both Europe and America, with an emphasis on the latter. The American Revolution is reported as being integral to the Enlightenment and the ...
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Myths and Reality of the U.S. Reconstruction Period »

This 15 page paper features the Reconstruction Era myths, misconceptions and mistakes made by historians. Issues such as the freedom enjoyed by blacks, equal rights for women, and the generosity and kindness of the North toward the South during Reconstruction are debated. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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England's King George III vs. the American Colonists »

This 5 page report discusses the arguments that could be used to defend King George (1738-1820) of England against the charges against him by the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War. This report argues that King George III should not be blamed for having “lost America” and that the actions leading to the colonial ...
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20th Century Civil Rights »

This 12 page report discusses civil rights and the civil rights movement of the past century. While it was a time of social change in America that was unprecedented, it is also essential to understand that while it accomplished much, it did not solve America’s civil liberty and racial problems. ...
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Comparative Analysis of Leila Abouzeid's Return to Childhood and Elizabeth Fernea's Guests of the Sheik »

A 6 page paper which compares a study of rural Islamic culture in North Africa by ethnographer Elizabeth Fernea and the autobiographical memoirs of Leila Abouzeid, which deals with her childhood in Morocco under French colonial rule. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Gettysburg Tactics of General Robert E. Lee »

A 7 page research paper that examines Lee's tactics at Gettysburg. The paper looks at Lee's own military correspondence and also at the theories of historian Michael Palmer in his book Lee Moves North, which argues that Lee's style of command was instrumental in the loss. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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'How to Remember the Forgotten War' by Stanley Weintraub »

A 4 page analysis of an article by Stanley Weintraub, "How to Remember the Forgotten War" (American Heritage, 2000), which concerns the historical evaluation that the Korean War was a draw. Weintraub argues that Korea was a victory due to the fact that the US achieved its goal to push ...
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Early American Women »

During the revolutionary era, at a time when North Americans proclaimed liberty and political participation as their birthright, women remained separate from the institutions of political life. This 7 page research paper examines the sociopolitical oppression of women and the beginnings of feminist activism in the United States. The writer ...
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19th Century America's Economic Developments »

This 4 page paper highlights differences between North and South when it coms to economics. Slavery is discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Korean Conflict »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how the political, social and economic strife that punctuates the relationship between North and South Korea has its roots in cultural development of centuries ago and ultimately culminated in the Korean conflict. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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