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Styles of Leadership Represented by Frank Lloyd Wright, Benito Mussolini, and Thomas Jefferson »

This 6 page paper examines the individual leadership styles of the democratic U.S. President Thomas Jefferson, the autocracy of Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and the laissez-faire style of American architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader »

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography ...
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Overview of the Battle Of The Bulge »

10 pages in length. Quickly losing ground and heading for defeat, Hitler realized that he had to come up with a military attack that would impede the Allied progress; as such, the Battle of the Bulge was waged with overwhelming fervor. This, the last major offensive by the ...
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Axis Strategies in WWII »

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation of 1863 »

An 8 page paper detailing many of the events that took place in the development of the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863. Lincoln was not actually in favor of the federal government becoming involved in the abolishing of slavery. He had hopes that the individual states would make an effort on ...
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Germany During World War II »

A 4 page paper. The "war" had existed within Germany since Hitler took power in 1933. The writer some of the internal environment between then and the official beginning of WWII. The paper reports the opposition within the country and within the government during the war. The paper ends ...
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German Fascist History »

A 20 page paper that provides an overview of the development of fascism in Germany and focuses considerably on the impact that Hitler had on institutionalizing German fascism. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Leadership: A Comparison of Notorious Leaders »

This 10 page paper examines five leaders of the twentieth century: Adolf Hitler, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Mahatma Gandhi and Chiang Kai-Shek. Leadership is examined in general. Ethics play a role in the analysis. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Holocaust and Its Sociopolitical Causes »

This 6 page report provides a geopolitical analysis of pre-WWII Germany and the factors that led to the Holocaust. What were the factors that led to the mass consciousness bent on the annihilation of the Jewish people and Hitler's rise to power? Only the most brief overview of one ...
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Churchill, Hitler and the “Unnecessary War” »

A 3 page paper which examines elements of Patrick Buchanan’s book Churchill, Hitler and the “Unnecessary War.” No additionsl sources cited.
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Roman Republic's Collapse »

With the rumblings of war, Rome fortified its army with Italian allies into what ultimately became a war for plunder that lasted twenty-three years. Heavy losses of property and life did not deter the Romans' belief that they maintained a huge victory over Carthage. War thus became a ...
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Second World War Participation of Japan »

A 7 page paper discussing Japans reasons for entering the war. It talks about why, and how Japan became involved, and why they weren't successful.
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McDonaldization of Society by George Ritzer »

A 6 page analysis of George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society. The writer demonstrates that this book provides an intriguing premise for analyzing certain trends in modern society. Ritzer sees the business philosophy of the fast food restaurant chain "McDonald's" becoming the standard modus operandi of almost every sphere of ...
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Slavery in Cape Colony, Before and After 1815 »

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 sources.
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Transforming Tejas Into Texas »

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of ...
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Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo »

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of the ...
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Should Washington D.C. Become a State? »

This 3 page paper argues that Washington should become a state. The Constitution is discussed as well as the necessity for an amendment. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Adolf Hitler, Thomas Jefferson, and Frankenstein on Achieving Justice Through the Legitimacy of Violence »

A 6 page contention that legitimate violence can equate to justice. The author of this paper uses examples from history as well as from fiction to illustrate this contention. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Eugene Weber on Fascism »

A 5 page paper that simplistically discusses fascism as experienced in Germany and France, according to Eugene Weber in his book titled “Varieties of Fascism.” In many ways both of the types of fascism were very similar in that they controlled the people to a degree where the country itself suffered great damage, as ...
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France at the Turn of the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing France at the turn of the 19th century. Topics include why the first republic did not succeed, the commands he was given, and how he ultimately became emperor in 1804. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Civil Rights and James Meredith »

This 5 page report discusses the young man who in 1962 found himself as the focal point of the civil rights movement when he became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss.' Four years later, he was gunned down while leading the 'March Against ...
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Impact of the Great War on Western Literature »

A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to ...
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Gordon S. Wood's The Radicalism of the American Revolution »

A 4 page paper which examines how American, in the 19th century, became a nation that was far different from the one that the revolutionary fathers envisioned. The argument is examined through Gordon S. Wood’s work “The Radicalism of the American Revolution.” No additional sources cited.
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Civil Rights Movement and the Involvement of Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 5 page paper which examines the various conditions that seemed to call for a civil rights movement, wherein Martin Luther King Jr. became involved, influencing many people and many conditions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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U.S. Army, Racial Relations and Lessons Learned »

A 5 page research paper that examines the theories covered in Moskos and Butler's All That We Can Be: Black leadership and Racial Integration The Army Way that show how the Army has become a highly integrated organization while still maintaining extremely high standards of performance. The writer illustrates ...
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Personal Statement in Support of an Application for the Position of Warrant Officer »

This 4 page paper is a personal statement regarding the desire of a serving officer to become a warrant officer, including details of abilities, education, skills, values and characteristics they believe they will bring to the job.
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'The Noble Experiment' of Alcohol Prohibition in the United States »

A 5 page paper discussing prohibition in the United States. During its nearly 14 years, the 18th amendment caused more problems than good. Crime flourished, alcohol became a near-mythic commodity, and countless dollars were wasted through destruction and confiscation. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Frederick Douglass, Successful Despite Slavery »

A 6 page research paper/essay that presents the question as to whether or not Douglass became successful because of his experience or despite it. An examination of commentary on Douglass’ life, as well as what Douglass himself writes in his Narrative of the Life of an American Slave, indicates that ...
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Link Between the Civil Rights Movement and Black Missississippians Service in the Second World War »

A 14 page (13 pp. + 1 pg. outline) paper which examines how serving in the U.S. armed forces during World War II in World War II influenced black Mississippians to become prominent members of the civil rights movement, specifically considering Medgar and Charles Evers and Amzie Moore. Bibliography ...
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The Boston Tea Party »

A 7 page paper answering 5 questions about this event in American history. The covert destruction of 45 tons – 90,000 pounds – of British tea in Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773 did not directly lead to the American Revolution, but it certainly became a contributing factor in ...
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Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History »

This 4 page paper considers the issue of a feminist approach to history. Joan Kelly-Gadol's essay Did Women Have a Renaissance, published in Becoming Visible: Women in European History, directly relates to the question of the emerging approach of female historians. Female historians, after reflecting on the traditional ...
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Calotype Photographic History »

(5 pp.) The base of a calotype negative, rather than the glass or film to which we have become accustomed, was high quality writing paper. The sheet of paper was carefully selected to have a smooth and uniform texture and, wherever possible, to avoid the watermark. It was ...
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Rauchway/Murdering McKinley »

A 5 page book review on Murdering McKinley by historian Eric Rauchway, in which the author creates a gripping story from what has basically become a footnote in twentieth century American history--the murder of President William McKinley in 1901 by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Through an intriguing use of narrative perspective, ...
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Operation Iraq and History of France Since the Renaissance »

A 4 page overview of France’s history since the Renaissance, the many wars and the increasing tendency to move further and further from the side of the U.S. The author contends that during the Cold War in particular France became heavily involved economically in the Middle East and that ...
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Industrial Revolution, Gender Distinction, and Fashion »

A 14 page discussion of the contention that gender differentiation in both the public and private spheres became increasing exaggerated during the Industrial Revolution. The author describes the clothing of the time by decade and concludes that gender distinctions in terms of fashion were indeed exaggerated. Women's fashions ...
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The Impact of Female Actresses During the French Revolution »

This three-page-paper discusses the important position that female actresses held during the French Revolution. Why they allowed to become important and the problems it caused are also addressed. Bibliography lists one source.
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Terrorism and the French »

This 5 page paper looks at the international attitude of France towards terrorism, an aspect of security that is increasingly important as Europe becomes more integrated and globalisation continues. The paper considers the views on terrorism and how this contrasts with the actions taken by France in real hostage situations. ...
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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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Government Secret Keeping »

Reason has become the guiding principle of government in the hands of the people. This 5 page paper explores the question: in a democracy, should the government have the right to lie about its actions, especially during times of war? Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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United States and War with Spain »

A 3 page paper which examines why the United States became involved in a war with Spain in the 1880s. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Post Cold War Nuclear Threat »

In this 5 page research paper, the writer describes how much more serious the threat of nuclear war has actually become since the end of the Cold War. It is argued that while the START series of treaties (and others) do indeed present themselves as positive steps towards world peace, ...
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American and Iraqi Conflict and Death Count »

This 3 page paper examines two web sites which look at deaths occurring as a result of the war. It becomes clear that getting an accurate body count is quite challenging and there are many ways to look at casualties. Bibliography lists 2 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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Cold War and Bipolarity Between the United States and Soviet Union »

A 3 page examination of the contention that during the strong bipolarity which resulted between the U.S. and the USSR during the Cold War, Europeans essentially stood passively by while the major players determined Europe’s fate. Berlin itself became a pawn in this game. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Always a Part of the War as Described by Karl von Clausewitz in 'Fog and the Friction' »

A 6 page paper arguing that regardless of how mechanized and technologically advanced warfare becomes, it will still contain the 'fog and friction' described by Karl von Clausewitz. While technology will assist on the battlefield, it will not make up for numerous other factors. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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Revolution and Men »

A 5 page paper discussing the concept of revolution and the influence that individual men have on the political changes that occur within a country. The examples are based on Vaclav Havel's Open Letters and Eduard Dune's Notes of a Red Guard. Both of these men were men of ...
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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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