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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Peloponnesian War - A Conflict of Ideologies »

5 pages in length. According to the political ideologies of Thucydides' "History of the Peloponnesian War," the primary cause of conflict between Sparta and Athens was the fact that the Athenians tried to create a problem between the city-states of Corinth and Corcyra. Athens was summoned to help the ...
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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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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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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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Germany of the Late Nineteenth Century »

An 8 page paper discussing the motivations underlying the unification of Germany and the emergence of the political mass market. Prime Minister Bismarck order full male suffrage for the first time in Saxony in 1866. Some historians maintain that the political mass market originated with that Saxony election; others ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Economic and Political Freedom Views »

A 7 page paper presenting some of the views of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau and Benjamin Franklin regarding the interconnection of personal virtue, political freedom and economic freedom. The conclusion from the readings is that political and economic freedom go hand in hand, and that personal virtue ...
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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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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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Forces That Led to the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation »

The Civil War was the most devastating event in the history of the United States. The political, social and economic effects of that particular war are still being felt today. The 'cause' of the Civil War is generally understood to be the controversy surrounding slavery and the abolition of that institution. ...
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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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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week War »

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a ...
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KOSOVO AND IRAQ: THE CULTURAL DIFFERENCES »

This 7-page paper compares wars in Iraq with the Balkans conflict of the late 1990s, and attempts to answer whether cultural experiences gained then can help soldiers in working with Iraqis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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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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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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The Fundamentalist Middle East Society and Anti-Westernism »

This 7 page paper argues that The current fundamentalist society in the middle east (1)considers all other political systems as inferior; (2) is embarked in what is defined as a 'holy war' against those countries and societies that are in opposition to Islam and is bent on and (3) is based on an extremist ...
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What Causes War by Greg Cashman »

War is a social-political institution, that has taken many forms over the centuries. There are a number of theories that address the interactions of war and forms of political organization. This 5 page paper provides an overview of Greg Cashman's book, What Causes War? No additional sources are listed.
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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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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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Changing Warfare in the Contemporary World »

This 12 page paper consider how war is changing. The paper answers several questions looking at if the theories of Clausewitz who stated that "a continuation of policy by other means" is still a valid approach, how states have attempted to monopolise the tools of war and if this is ...
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An Assessment of the Statement 'All Men Are Created Equal' »

A 5 page paper that argues, yes, all men are created equal as stated by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Victorian England's Fallen Women »

This 11 page paper assesses the fallen women of 19th century England. This paper determines how these women were treated, their marginalization, and attempts at rehabilitation through religious means. This paper also defines the basic perspectives on prostitution in the 19th century and the way in which this influenced ...
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A Comparative Social Change Analyisis of Pornography and Civil Rights »

This 12 page paper provides an overview of some of the major perspectives related to views on pornography and civil rights, especially in the application of legal standards and identifiable freedoms. This paper attempts to determine in which case which came first, the law or the social change and ...
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Korean Corporations and the Practice of Nepotism »

This paper discusses the concept of nepotism in Korean corporations, focusing on the chaebols, huge family-owned conglomerates in Korean that were, in part, responsible for the economy's collapse. The paper attempts to bring an objective view in terms of this topic. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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