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Greensboro Sit-Ins »

A 5 page paper which examines the Greensboro sit-ins during the Civil Rights Movement. Bibliography lists 4 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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Civil Rights Movement and Civil Disobedience »

A 3 page review of the importance of non-violent tactics in the Montgomery bus boycott and the Nashville lunch counter sit-ins. The author of this paper concludes that while not all is equal in the U.S. today, these key movements served to level the playing field substantially. Bibliography ...
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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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American History and How it is Guided by US Presidents »

5 pages in length. There exist myriad significant entities that have created America's social, political and economic stronghold, but there has been perhaps no greater force than that of political leaders, particularly United States presidents. The notable contributions made by past American commanders since the turn of the ...
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Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict »

An 11 page discussion of cultural conflict as is evidenced in Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”, Gerald Vizenor’s “The Heirs of Columbus”, and Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. The author notes the underlying theme of the differences in the ...
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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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The Life and Political Accomplishments of France's Louis XVI »

A 5 page overview of the life of Louis XVI the last king of ancient regime France. Gives a brief background of Louis VVI and discusses his attempts at regaining economic, political and social control of France and his inability to do so. Discusses the overthrow of the ...
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Reluctance to Cease and Desist Dangerous Nuclear Testing »

In their effort to create a bomb that would assure destruction of enemies, the world super powers of this century have created a legacy that could presumably destroy the entire world as we know it. This 7 page essay looks at the specific dangers of nuclear weapons testing and the ...
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US Founding Fathers' Hypocrisy Regarding Slavery »

In this well-written 5 page essay, it is argued that Thomas Jefferson and various other 'Founding Fathers' of the United States were hypocritical in drafting that 'all men are created equal'- when many of them were known --among others things-- to be slave owners. The writer acknowledges that the Framers ...
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The Leadership Ability and Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson »

10 pages in length. As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson's accomplishments and leadership ability virtually changed the course of history. Throughout his esteemed political career, Jefferson maintained a great deal of belief in the common man, as well as harbored considerable sympathy and compassion ...
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The Impact of Great Men During Times of Revolution »

A 3 page contention that ever since the Revolution of 1789 the French have exhibited a tendency to look to 'great men' to restore order and tranquillity after moments of great political or social upheaval. Notes that this tendency is really not that uncommon, however, for people who have ...
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1820s and 1840s Age of the Common Man »

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. ...
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Caribbean Revolution and Democracy »

This 4 page paper discusses the turmoil in the Caribbean as those countries attempt to embrace democratic rule. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Speaking Out: The Bonus Seekers, Textile Worker Strikes and Resistance to the Native American Reorganization Act »

A 4 page exploration of these historical attempts by Americans to be heard. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Presidential and Political Comparison of Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson »

A 5 page paper which examines Jefferson’s and Lincoln’s presidential roles and considers such issues as political ideology, political culture, political socialization, political efficacy and party identification. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Political Aspects of Slavery »

7 pages in length. Indeed, there is nothing of a more political nature than the concept of slavery. Oppressing one from living a free life that is inherently granted to each and every person could not be any more political, for it goes against the very grain of ...
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Canadian History During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries »

This 9 page paper considers the issue of the introduction of European influences in Canada in the 16th and 17th centuries. This paper attempts to determine if contact with the indigenous communities during this period produced a significant cultural conflict or if attempts were made to achieve a kind ...
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Virginia's Way of Life and American Revolutionaries »

This 7-page paper examines Sydnor's American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington’s Virginia, examines the theories behind democracy and aristoracy, and discusses if Virginia's political systems from the 18th and 19th centuries would work in today's political system.
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100 Years' War and the Trial of Saint Joan of Arc »

9 pages in length. Considered to be one of the most influential women in the history of the world, Joan of Arc was not initially perceived as such during the period she was tried and convicted for witchcraft and heresy by being burned at the stake. Looking back ...
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Critical Analysis of American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan »

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes Edmund S. Morgan's book 'American Slavery, American Freedom.' Morgan argues that the simultaneous development of slavery and freedom represents the central paradox of early American history. This text goes far in explaining the paradox. No additional sources cited.
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Political Parties and Government Powers According to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison »

A 5 page discussion of the political views of these three founding fathers. Suggests that a debate between Washington, in particular, and modern day political scientists would reveal many differences. Although admittedly our government has become considerably more complex over time, Washington would undoubtedly still hold to his ...
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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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Cold War and McCarthyism »

An 8 page research paper that focuses on the McCarthy era and how it fitted into the overall political atmosphere of the Cold War. The writer argues that there was a communist threat in the 1950s‹both domestically and abroad, but that McCarthy and other anticommunist transformed this into a political ...
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Political and Economic Power Correlation »

A 6 page research paper that examines some of the most influential and famous works of the Enlightenment. During the eighteenth century, inspired by new and revolutionary discoveries in science, Western political philosophers such as Locke, Rousseau, Smith, Paine and Jefferson reevaluated the nature of political authority and how it ...
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Daniel P. Jordan's Political Leadership in Jefferson's Virginia »

5 pages in length. Discussion of the book "Political Leadership in Jefferson’s Virginia" by Daniel P. Jordan. This paper explains the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. As the book goes on to explain, the people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of ...
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Woodward's "State Of Denial" »

3 pages in length. Woodward's (2006) book entitled State of Denial delves deeply into the deception President Bush has repeatedly handed to the American people in his ongoing attempt to justify the war in Iraq. Woodard (2006) takes a strong stand against the current administration as working independently ...
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Economic Acceleration and Growth Slowdown After a War »

12 pages in length. In a perfect world, there would be no war. However, inasmuch as this is far from being a perfect world, the aspect of war carries with it many seemingly unrelated advantages to help fortify economic and political standing. What typically occurs at the end of war ...
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English Colonization »

This is a 5 page paper that examines early English colonization. It describes the manner of interaction between the native peoples and the colonists. It gives a brief history of the development of cultures within the colonies. An attempts is made to explain the paradox inherent in the development of political ...
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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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Star Wars 'Prequel' The Phantom Menace »

This 7 page report discusses the upcoming 'prequel' for the 'Star Wars' trilogies of movies and the role of 'Star Wars' as modern mythology. Throughout the earlier movies, Luke Skywalker traces a path that can best be described in mythic terms as "the hero's journey." 'Phantom Menace' now shows ...
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Protective Orders for Native American Victims of Domestic Abuse »

This 3 page paper outlines the importance of protective orders in addressing the problems of domestic abuse. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Problems of Government, Thomas Jefferson »

A 3 page research paper that considers the political opinions and positions of Thomas Jefferson. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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Ethiopia: History, Politics and Challenges »

This 6 page paper discusses Ethiopia's history, it politics and political parties and some of the challenges it faces. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Korean War and the 38th Parallel »

An 8 page essay on the Korean conflict and how crossing the 38th parallel altered the political and military objectives of the war.Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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History of Teutonic Knights »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the history of the Teutonic Knights, a military-religious order similar to the better known Templar or Hospitaller Orders of the middle ages. The Teutonic Knights were responsible for bringing Christianity to Eastern Europe through numerous crusades that lasted through to the fifteenth ...
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How Abraham Lincoln Overcame Social and Political Obstacles in the Elimination of Slavery and Preservation of the Union »

This is a 4 page paper discussing the political and social obstacles Lincoln had to overcome to achieve his goals. After President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 16, 1865, writer Stephen Oates in his book “Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths” (1984) said that Lincoln became symbolic to ...
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Backlash from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement »

13 pages. The Civil Rights Movement was a time of violence and unrest, and many African-Americans had to break the law in order to make themselves heard. This paper contends that all of this was correct and necessary action in order to accomplish what they did. The backlash ...
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American History Website Evaluation »

7 pages in length. Tracing this country's political roots provides one the opportunity to better understand how certain governmental branches hold significantly more authority over others when it comes to issues of war and power. Two hundred twenty-five years ago, when the Constitution of the United States was ...
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Great Britain's Industrialization and Cotton »

This 16 page paper considers how and why cotton was so important in the occurrence of the industrial revolution. The paper considers the background to the industrial revolution, including the political and economic thought of the time, such as Adam Smith's 'Wealth of Nations' as well as the changes ...
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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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A Political History of Cuba »

An 8 page paper discussing Cuba's oppressive political history. The Cuban people are hard working and strive to maintain optimism. The fact is, however, they have suffered centuries of political and economic oppression. Cuba presents perhaps the finest example of the consequences of inept government based on ...
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Livy's The Early History of Rome »

A five page paper which looks at Livy’s early history of Rome, and the way in which the social and political structure of the Roman state was established by the early monarchs, providing a secure and coherent order on which the reforms of the Republic could later be built. Bibliography lists ...
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Latin America and Caribbean Post Spanish American War Involvement of the US »

6 pages in length. The postwar impact upon Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Haiti – the first independent nation in the Caribbean – proved to change the manner by which these acquired territories would address their collective futures. American occupation had served to strengthen the United States political ...
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Georgia Slaver »

A paper which looks at the various factors which combined to initiate the acceptance and legalisation of slavery in Georgia, which was the last colony to adopt the practice. The paper considers the economic, political and religious elements which gave rise to acceptance of slavery by Georgians, and the way ...
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Thomas Jefferson's Virginia »

5 pages. Jefferson’s Virginia demonstrates the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. The people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of the authoritarian, which favors government that controls the people, and that of the democratic that favors government controlled by the people. Bibliography lists ...
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Conservatism and British Political Philosopher Edmund Burke »

This 5 page report discusses British parliamentarian and political philosopher Edmund Burke (1730-97) and his essay titled "Reflections on the Revolution in France" and why he discounted the revolution. It also discusses why Burke should be thought of as a political "conservative." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nevada Disposal of Nuclear Waste and Sociopolitics »

This paper looks at the political and environmental issues surroudning nuclear waste disposal at the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada. Considered are scientific groundwater leakage tests and political and public opinion as the site goes forward in 2004. Bibliography lists 4 sources. JVnvnuke.rtf
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Constitutional Change and the Influence of Abraham Lincoln »

A 10 page paper that considers the role of Lincoln in determining the political climate that allowed for the 13th and 14th amendments to the Constitution. The writer provides an overview of Lincoln's political influence and determinations that led to important governmental changes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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