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Why Do We Fight Wars? »

A 4 page paper which examines why we fight wars. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Comparing the American and French Revolutions in Terms of Causative Factors »

A 5 page discussion of the societal problems which spawned these two revolutions. This paper emphasizes that while the French Revolution was fought to end an absolute monarchy, the American Revolution was fought to preserve the independence to which American colonists had grown accustomed. Includes five pages of ...
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French Revolution and the Role of Women »

A 4 page consideration of the role women played during the French Revolution. Despite the fact that ultimately they would be excluded from the very equality that the Revolution sought, women were inspired to fight for change as they had never fought before. Women were involved in practically every ...
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US Economy and the War Against Terrorism »

A 12 page overview of the impact of our current world fight against terrorism as it applies to world economy. This paper reviews the impacts this fight has had on American economy in comparison with other regions of the world. The contention is presented that despite the criticism our current ...
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American Warfare »

A 4 page paper that considers the progression of American warfare from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. This paper provides the major points of transition that created the changes in the American way of fighting. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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Investigating the Civil War Causes »

A 3 page outline of the events leading up to the Civil War. The author asserts that the issue of slavery was really just a reflection of a larger issue around which the War was fought. This issue was state concern over federal intrusion into their affairs. ...
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U.S. Women's Rights History »

A 6 page paper discussing various women throughout American history that have influenced or fought for women's rights. A discussion of Stanton and Anthony is illustrathed, describing some of the issues that revolved around the women's convention of 1848. Stanton's daughther also fought for women's rights and is highlighthed within. ...
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Problems Facing Native American Nations »

An 8 page review of the many problems confronting these indigenous peoples. This paper discusses fighting disease, poverty, dissolution of the nuclear family unit, and the many outside demands on their lands and waters, but emphasizes there is hope with a greater focus on self-government. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Battle of the Alamo »

In 5 pages, the writer discusses the battle of the Alamo, what took place and why it happened. Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Barret Travis were three well-known men who fought in the battle. Bibliography lists five sources.
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US Civil War and Women in Combat »

This is a 9 page paper. It pays tribute to the women who fought in the civil war. It disucusses how the war changed a lot of things, especially the postion of women in society. Six sources cited
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Victims A True Story of the Civil War by Phillip Shaw Paludan »

Phillip Shaw Paludan, in his book, Victims: A True Story of the Civil War, presents the social aspects of a war that has been represented in the history books as a morality fight or as strictly political. This 5 page paper tells the story of the Shelton Laurel massacre of 1863. No additional ...
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Civil Rights and Political Action »

Malcolm X advocated bringing about change through "any means necessary' while Martin Luther King, Jr. followed the principles of nonviolent civil disobedience to fight for the rights of Blacks. This 5 page paper argues that Nonviolent civil disobedience is a viable alternative to political violence and was successfully used as a tactic by leaders ...
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Kansas and Slavery »

This 4-page story discusses the "Bleeding Kansas" of the pre-Civil War era, including the fight between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces. Also discussed is the Raid on Lawrence and the John Brown Massacre. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Early American History Law Contradictions »

This is a 10 page paper which discuss the Revolutionary War and the contradictions of the ideals that the war was fought for and the real affects of the war on African Americans and Native American Indians. The bibliography has 12 sources.
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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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21st Century Transformation of the United States Army »

This 14 page paper considers the revolutionary way in which the US army is to be formed into a twenty-first century fighting machine, more responsive, lighter and embracing the use of technology. The paper outlines the plans, going on to consider the results of their implementation. Positive and negative aspects ...
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Gulf War and Military Strategy »

6 pages in length. A strong and influential nation as America does not have to prove its authority unless and until there is a good reason. However, national policies sometimes dictate the fact that conflict is the only manner in which to prove a point in an otherwise ...
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Terrorism and Our Involvement in the Middle East »

This 9 page paper explores the history of terrorism as is presented by radical Islam and examines questions regarding whether our current fight against it is justified. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The American Revolution and Women »

An 8 page research paper that examines the role that American women played in fighting and winning the American Revolutionary War. The typical history text on the American Revolution gives more copy to Paul Revere's horse then it does to the role that American women played on obtaining that victory. ...
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Carol Berkin on Women in the American Revolution »

This 3 page paper discusses the book “Revolutionary Mothers” by Carol Berkin, about the contribution women made to the American fight for independence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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'Revolutionary' American Revolution? »

A 1 page paper that argues the American Revolution was not truly revolutionary as it was a fight for independence. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Alice Walker's Crusade Against Female Genital Mutilation »

This 10 page paper wages a persuasive argument to fight female genital mutilation (FGM). Alice Walker's book "Anything We Love Can Be Saved : A Writer's Activism" is the impetus for the discussion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Comparing Two Articles Regarding Africa and the AIDS Epidemic »

5 pages in length. Educating the public on AIDS prevention is a difficult objective under the best of circumstances; finally having the cooperation of mass media as a strategy of control makes achieving that goal almost effortless, inasmuch as media sources have the power to educate the masses when ...
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Struggles for Equality in Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail »

A 3 page overview of the underlying fight for equality that drove the production of these two documents. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thomas Jefferson were widely disparate in terms of their race and their socioeconomic and political footing. Both, however, were intent on abolishing a situation that they saw ...
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Southern Hemisphere's Political Economy and America's War on Drugs »

This 3 page paper examines the reasons as to why this war has not been won. The idea that economic variables are implicit in the fight is highlighted. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Drugs Decriminalization »

A 6 page paper which examines how America seems to be losing its “war” on drugs, as prisons have become overpopulated with drug users instead of drug lords, while families and innocent victims are often caught in the crossfire. Specifically considered is how rehabilitative treatment, rather than imprisonment for ...
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United Kingdom and the War Against Terrorism »

A paper which looks at some of the reasons why the UK became involved in the war against terrorism as a result of the events of September 11, how this is perceived by the British public, and the extent to which the fight against terrorism is seen to be a ...
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Three Secondary European Wars »

Three Mini-Wars in European History: This 5-page essay examines three of the secondary wars in European history between (1700-1990). These conflicts were just as passionate, just as politically motivated, and just as deadly. However, when the fighting was over, these wars left more men standing. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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Past and Present Drug War in Colombia »

A 5 page paper which discusses the past and present of the Colombian drug war. The paper discusses what the Colombian government has done to fight the battle, as well as what the Colombian government is doing presently. The involvement of other countries in this battle is also discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Terrorism and IT »

This 10 page paper presents several ideas to support the thesis that while nuclear and biological weapons pose the greatest threat to the public, information security could potentially dwarf the overall impact of such attacks. Other aspects of the usefulness of computers in fighting terrorism are discussed. ...
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Summaries of War and What It Means »

(5pp) Man seems to be comfortable in warfare, whatever the time period. Each side engaged in the "noble fight" feels that it is in sole possession of the only possible answer. In this discussion "domination" and independence clash strongly throughout the world during a period of ...
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Determination of the Individual and the Mexican Revolution »

(6 pp) Mexican people were fighting for an individual determination of their lives within their own country. They were bucking not only the historic Spanish tradition of the patron, but the dominance of the Church, and America's need to keep her fingers in all capitalistic pies - particularly ...
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Independence Fight and the Revolutionary War »

A 5 page paper which backs the argument that states the revolution was really nothing more than a war for independence. The paper discusses aspects that help to illustrate how the war was one of independence, rather than revolution. In addressing this issue, the paper also discusses events that led to the war, economic, ...
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Leadership at the Battle of Ia Drang »

A 14 page paper. Lieutenant General Harold (Hal) G. Moore led the first major American battle in Vietnam. He was a Lieutenant Colonel at the time. Moore’s 450 troops fought against 2,000 well-trained North Vietnamese troops for three days with constant artillery being fired. This essay provides brief biography ...
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Civil Rights Movement and George C. Wallace »

A 7 page paper on George Wallace and the role he played in the civil rights movement. His was a fight to gain office more than that of hatred. He spoke hatred because people listened. He struggled for segregation and lost but gained support in his presidential campaigning. He was ...
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US Women's Suffrage and its History »

This is a 3 page paper discussing the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement within the United States began in earnest in 1848. Reflecting the sentiments of women around the world, organizers of a national convention that year began the process to ...
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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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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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Changes in the U.S. before and after Thomas Jefferson »

An 8 page paper discussing Thomas Jefferson and the country before, and during, the time of his election. The Federalists had implemented Alien and Sedition Acts which severely threatened the freedoms the people had fought so hard for. While this was not the fault of President Adams, it did occur ...
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Spanish Theologian and Historian Bartolome de las Casas »

A six page paper which looks at the involvement of the Spanish historian and theologian Bartolome de las Casas in the Spanish colonisation of the Americas. The writer described las Casas’ background and the way in which firstly acquiesced in the colonists’ management of the new settlements, but later criticised ...
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American Revolution Causes »

All too often, our contemporary media portrays the American Revolutionary War as a relatively brief and glorious fight for Independence from British taxation. In reality, it was for at least a century and a half prior to the onset of Revolutionary conflict that the forthcoming war was foreshadowed through ...
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California and Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences »

15 pages in length. California has been considered a leader in the fight for drug control. With its 'three strike and you're out' program, the west coast state has demonstrated its firm stance on the issue of illegal drugs. However, the writer discusses that at the helm ...
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Legal and Racial Perspectives Pertaining to the KKK »

10 pages in length. To understand the Klan's motivation is to first comprehend their beginning. Having existed for several decades with beliefs of racial superiority, the Klan has come to represent everything wrong with society. It can be argued that all the ill will, strife and discord ...
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War and its Compelling Literary Themes »

9 pages in length. When we review several diverse texts there can be found a common theme about wars, control, power, economy, etc. It is easy to see we live in a culture that is embedded in war. It is obvious that man will go to any length to fight ...
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War on Terrorism and American Engagement »

4 pages in length. Engaging citizens to support and participate in the war on terrorism from a local level is not a difficult objective if the general public backs the fundamental principle behind the battle, which is the case in most global societies. However, when the country's populace ...
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Waging Modern War by General Wesley Clark »

An 8 page essay that discusses the major points from General Wesley Clark's autobiographical account of the Kosovo war, Waging Modern War. While Clark agrees with the political objectives of the Kosovo campaign and successfully used military force to obtain these objectives, his description of his Kosovo experience paints a ...
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Nineteenth Century Growth of Northern Ireland's City of Belfast Industrial, Political, Religious and Social Factors »

This is a 10 page paper discussing Belfast in the 19th century. Belfast, in Northern Ireland, was very much unique in its industrial growth during the 19th century. In fact, from an industrial and prosperous standpoint, Belfast was more aligned with the economical features of the English cities of Manchester ...
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