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Term Papers on How History Might Be Changed if The Mayflower Landed in Jamestown

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Ideas and Continuity That Are Puritan and Revolutionary »

A 6 page paper which examines “The Mayflower Compact” and the Declaration of Independence as they illustrate how some ideas were powerfully imbedded in the nation despite the changes in times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Revolution »

5 pages in length. Revolutions – the fundamental change in political organization as with a an overthrow or rebellion -- have been occurring virtually since the beginning of time. There has been no point in history where there was not some kind of conflict brewing among power hungry ...
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The Crusades/Causes and Effects »

A 3 page paper discussing some of the causes and effects of the Crusades. History is filled with record of military conquests and in many cases the administration of tortures in the name of God. The Crusades was a collection of military invasions of Christian holy lands in ...
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Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick »

A 6 page book report on Nathaniel Philbrick’s Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Change Through War »

A 4 page research paper that examines the history of warfare in the 16th and 17th centuries and argues that war provided an engine for social change during this period. The writer discusses how military changes, such as increased army size, brought lasting social, financial and political change. Bibliography ...
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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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Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase »

A 3 page consideration Jefferson’s actions surrounding one of the most important land acquisitions in American history. This paper considers why Jefferson acted outside Congressional approval. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Native American Literature »

This 6 page paper deals with the changing perception of the Native American in American literature. The Novels of Treuer, Erdrich, and Alexie are used to explore such issues as loss, love, stereotypes, and other universal themes. Supported arguements are made which show that Native American literature is not always ...
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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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History of Land War Strategies »

This 10 page paper provides an overview of strategies used for land missions throughout history. The paper begins in ancient times and ends in the present. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Dann Sisters, the Western Shoshone and Native American Land Rights »

A 15 page discussion of the concepts of Native American sovereignty, property rights and land ownership. Outlines the government policies towards these concepts and the history of U.S. dealings with Native Americans in regard to them. Uses the plight of the Western Shoshone and the Dann sisters in particular to illustrate the rights ...
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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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Overview of the Shawnee Native American Tribe »

A 6 page overview of the Shawnee tribe of Native Americans. Provides a cultural description of the Shawnee and a brief overview of their encounters with the white encroachers to their lands in the 1700s and 1800s. Outlines the role of Tecumseh in these encounters, the ultimate loss ...
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Survival of Native Americans v. Europeans in the Colonial Americas »

A 15 page address of the question which has occupied historians for centuries, why were Native Americans not only able to survive but to thrive in a land where European colonists would at first flounder and many times perish? The author of this paper explores various sides of the debate ...
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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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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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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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1911 to 1914 Revolution in Mexico »

An 11 page overview of this critical time in history and the factors leading up to it. The thesis is presented that "this revolution was distinguishable in that it resulted in great social and cultural changes and Mexico once again had the promise of hope" is debated. Bibliography ...
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20th Century's Most Historic Events »

A 7 page discussion of several of the most significant events of the twentieth century. Emphasizes that the twentieth century has quite possibly witnessed more changes in world politics than any other time in history. Provides a brief outline of four of these changes: the Berlin Airlift, the ...
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Germany and Women's Changing Status »

This 5 page paper examined how the role and status of women changed over time in modern German history between the Kaiserreich though the Weimar Republic, Nazi Germany and the developments in West Germany and East Germany. The paper includes discussion on what factors lead to these changes. The bibliography ...
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Korean Mindset and the Impact of Democracy »

This 20 page paper looks at the history of Korea and particularly at South Korea's history over several decades. How the people have fared through change and an emphasis on democracy is the focus of this paper. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that ...
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General George Custer and How He was Viewed by Native Americans »

An 8 page paper analyzing the Native American view of Custer and the battle at Little Big Horn that they should have won. The analysis is based on their spiritual views on land preservation and how the preservation has been their spiritual duty for 20 million years. This ...
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Native American Culture and Way of Life Decimation »

A 4 page outline of the many injustices that were dealt the Native American peoples by those that invaded their lands. Many Native American groups have actually been wiped off the face of the earth by those that sought land, resources, and wealth in the Americas. Other Native ...
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US Societal Values and the Progressive Era »

A 5 page overview of the factors influencing the formation and change of values. This paper observes that here have been certain shifts in values in U.S. society over the country’s brief two-hundred year history. In turn, there have been numerous factors to which each of these shifts ...
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The History and Influence of African Canadians in the Nova Scotia Region »

A 10 page paper which discusses the history and influence of the African Canadians in Nova Scotia. For several hundred years there have been Africans in Nova Scotia. Many of them went to Nova Scotia because they were promised land and freedom, when the reality was that they were put into the same lifestyle, ...
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Technology and Contemporary Civilization »

This 12 page paper considers the interactions between technology and modern civilization, with a specific analytical view of the impact of technology on social forces, including the way in which we wage war. This paper outlines the changes in military technology as they underscore social change and also assesses ...
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History Mirrored in Literature »

A 5 page research paper that argues that literature has always held up a mirror to history. Karl Marx contends in his writing that all of history is the history of class welfare. While this may or may not be true, depending on one's perspective, a more compelling argument can ...
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History of the United Kingdom Police Force »

A ten page paper which looks at the history and development of the police force in the UK, which particular reference to the changes in structure, operation, methodology and relationship with the community which have taken place in the period between the 1950s and the present day. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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A History of Temperament Theories »

This 10 page paper provides a historical report of theories about temperament. The history begins about 2,500 years ago when the four humors were proposed, a theory that was continued to be popular in the Middle Ages and even later. Philosophies and scientific advancements changed the theme somewhat but there ...
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Culture and History of the Eastern Woodlands' Miami Indians »

An 8 page discussion of the Miami Indians, indigenous representatives of the Eastern Woodlands. Provides a brief history of the Miami since contact with Europeans and outlines the cultural changes which they have experienced. Emphasizes that Miami Indians today are often identical in their appearance and lifeways to ...
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Archaeology and History of Stonehenge »

A paper which looks at the history and archaeology of Stonehenge, the way in which its structure has changed since its origins as a Neolithic woodhenge, and the possible function of the monument for cultural, scientific and religious purposes.
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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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Memorials, Monuments, and Cultural Memory »

A 7 page discussion of the phenomena of cultural memory and how this memory is reflected by, and indeed spawned, monuments and memorials. Defines cultural memory and emphasizes that such memory is an evolutionary process. Provides a background of the history of the Washington monument and relates how ...
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Questions and Answers on Early Nineteenth Century English History (1800-1840) »

In four pages this paper answers five questions pertaining to English history from 1800 to 1840 and include Queen Caroline’s affaire and its impact on women, politics, and society; the Chartist movement objectives and participation of women; most important rapid changes in Great Britain during this time period; and classical ...
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America and Changing Freedom »

A 6 page paper that examines the history of America's association with freedom and the changes that this association has undergone since the nation's birth. Discussed is the meaning of freedom during the birth of the nation, throughout the twentieth century, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century. ...
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Joseph Nocera's 'Money Revolution' Theory »

A 5 page analytical look at what author and economic analyst Joseph Nocera called "The Money Revolution." The writer examines rising 'interest in interest rates,' the changing financial habits of the middle class, and how the economy has affected a newfound consciousness in which average people are, for the first ...
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History of the Guitar »

In ten pages this paper offers a history of the guitar and how it has changed the face of music from classic to modern times. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.
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American Immersion in the World and Five Key Events that Led Us There »

This 3 page paper delineated five key moments in time that changed history and our role in it. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Abraham Lincoln and Presidential Power »

This 12 page paper looks at presidential power in times of crisis. Abraham Lincoln's presidency is discussed in detail, but other presidents throughout history are mentioned. Lincoln's use and possible abuse of power is discussed as well as how the president's actions changed the office forever. Contemporary examples ...
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19th Century Trends, Consumerism, and Women's Fashions »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the history of consumerism in terms of women's fashions. What has changed, as well as what has stayed the same, are things that are discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Long Island Slavery »

An eight page paper which describes the history of slavery on Long Island from the first black immigrants to the Revolution. The writer looks at the ways in which life for Northern slaves differed from that of their Southern counterparts, and considers how the change from Dutch to English rule ...
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Comparison of 1790 and 1860 Economies »

This 5 page paper examines the two time periods in American history. The time in between is the focus of this paper that examines the industrial revolution, slavery and immigration. Many statistics are included in this factual look at the early part of the nineteenth century when ...
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Five Events That Speeded the U.S. on Her Way to Full World Involvement »

This 4 page paper identifies five key events unfolding between 1877 and 1945 that changed history and our role in world affairs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Continued Need for Civil Disobedience »

A 4 page consideration of civil disobedience. This paper reviews the history of civil disobedience, its applicability today, and addresses the question of whether violence is ever a necessity in effecting change. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Irish Republican Army's History »

A fourteen page paper which looks at the history of the Irish Republication Army, from its formation out of the Irish Volunteer Army in the early twentieth-century to its part in the peace negotiations of the 1990s. The paper considers the way in which the IRA’s strategies and organisation changed ...
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Union History and Reform Legislation »

A 10 page paper discussing the Labor Management Relations Act. Details of the history of unions is provided. The Wagner Act, which is actually the predecessor to the Taft-Hartley Act, is described. The changes to the original Act are provided as well as some particulars in relationship to certain court ...
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Treatment Delivery Systems and Addiction Treatment History »

This 4 page paper looks at the history of substance abuse treatment. The problem is looked at from the nineteenth century on, but a significant change in the 1980s is highlighted. Government involvement in the treatment of addiction and other problems are discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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Historical and Legal Perspectives on Federal and State Citizen Equality in America »

A 16 page paper which analyzes the concept of equality and how it has been used by both the powerful as well as the powerless in promotion of their own interests. Specifically, the emphasis will be on the role of law in protecting and promoting equality throughout U.S. history and how ...
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