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Human Nature as Defined by Frederick Douglass »

A 5 page paper which considers how Frederick Douglass would define human nature (something he failed to do in "My Bondage and My Freedom"), compare this definition with those offered by Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis, and the Black Codes, to determine why these authors make their respective claims about human nature and ...
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End of War and Human Evolution »

A 17 page research paper exploring the human animal, his tendency to kill, and his evolutionary path out of that propensity. Based on Lorenz’s views “On Aggression,” the writer posits that while history and human nature suggest that nations will always be at war, that humans are evolving economically ...
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French Absolute Monarchy and Renaissance of Europe »

This 7 page paper examines the impact of the European Renaissance on the concept of an absolute monarchy in France. In addition, it discusses the resulting Baroque period and the scientific revolution that were directly attributed to the Renaissance and the turmoil caused as a result.
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PE and the Effects of the Renaissance »

This 5 page paper discusses the impact of the Renaissance period on physical education. Specifically, major renaissance happenings such as the black plague, the Spanish Inquisition, and the crusades are discussed in terms of their effect on physical education. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Slavery During the European Renaissance »

A 3 page overview of Renaissance slavery, slavery occurring between the fourteenth and seventeenth century AD in Europe. The author emphasizes the similarities and differences between Renaissance slavery and American slavery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Modern Age and Information Renaissance »

A 6 page research paper that argues that our contemporary age is similar to that of the Renaissance. The writer compares the two times on numerous levels, but finds them most similar in that both the Renaissance and contemporary modern times have undergone an 'information revolution.' Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...
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François de La Rochefoucauld and Blaise Pascal »

This 6 page report discusses François de La Rochefoucauld (1613-80) and Blaise Pascal (1623-62) who were both French, brilliant, and thoroughly involved in what has come to be thought of as the moralist tradition. Each was interested in the nature of human beings and human interaction. Each saw that social ...
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Art and the Impact of Industrialization »

A five page paper which looks at the effect which the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century had upon art, and the ways in which reactions against it such as the Art and Craft movement led to the development of Art Nouveau and the later combination of functional design with ...
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STAFFING ISSUES FOR A GOURMET COFFEE SHOP »

This 5-page paper discusses human resources and staffing issues for a fictitious gourmet coffee shop in Washington, DC. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Lessons Learned From The Failure of Prohibition »

This 3 page paper takes a look at the prohibition era and how the failure of the policy should provide lessons for the government today. The war on drugs should be halted as a results of lessons learned from that time period and human nature. Bibliography lists ...
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Women's Rights and Antislavery Crusader Lucretia Mott »

5 pages in length. The quest for antislavery and women's rights was as much a part of Lucretia Mott's very being as was the need to breathe air. The extent to which these two issues served to define Mott's entire existence is both grand and far-reaching; that this ...
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Analysis of Stoessinger's Why Nations Go To War II »

A 5 page, analytical evaluation of Stoessinger's "Why Nations Go To War"-- a political treatise on the causes of war in the 20th century. The writer assesses the importance of leaders' personalities, conquest, and war as an aspect of human nature. It is argued that while another major world conflict ...
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Graphic Arts and its History »

This 28 page report discusses graphic art in terms of its development, its history, and where it will go in the future. In considering the future of graphic arts, it can be remarkably instructive to look at its history and how it has governed its developed. Both the history and ...
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Comparison of Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Mexican Art »

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the basic trends in art in 19th and 20th century Mexico and considers the impact of the War of Independence on the emergence of the focus on regional art. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Holland and France During the Baroque Art Period »

A 5 page research paper that examines art that exemplifies French and Dutch Baroque art. The writer focuses on work by Poussin and Rembrandt. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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American Concert Dance Periods »

6 pages in length. American Concert Dance has long been a much appreciated art form, in that it allows a person to express a collage of innermost feelings. It has thrived throughout the decades, entertaining the likes of presidents and rulers, peasants and the general populace. Therefore, ...
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Human Nature, Culture, and Capitalism »

5 pages. In a letter to Thomas Jefferson in December of 1819, John Adams wrote, "Will you tell me how to prevent riches from becoming the effects of temperance and industry? Will you tell me how to prevent riches from producing luxury? Will you tell me how to prevent luxury from producing ...
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Human Nature as Viewed by Thomas Hobbes »

This 7 page paper looks at the theories of Thomas Hobbes and how he views the nature of man. War and why it manifests is discussed as well. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Subjugated Women from the Renaissance to French Revolution Periods »

An 11 page paper on how women were subjegated in the Renaissance and started to get serious about their status during the French Revolution. The paper postulates that voices where heard throughout the 300-year period as well. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources.
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Pros and Cons of the Renaissance Era »

This 5 page paper considers why a person may chose to live in the Renaissance if they had the chance. The looks at both the positive aspects and the negative aspects of this age, focusing on the cultural revolution that was occurring. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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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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Contemporary Actions and the Predeterminant of History »

A 4 page contention that our actions today are often determined by decisions that we made well back into the chapters of history. Indeed, even if we consider such gross aspects of our lives as our politics and our religions we see that this is indeed the case. One of ...
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The Role of the Venetian Army during the Italian Renaissance »

This 10 page paper provides information about the Venetian Navy as well as information on Italy at the time of the Renaissance. Some battles are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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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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Scientific Revolution and How It Evolved »

An 8 page outline of some of the major steps of the scientific revolution which spanned the Renaissance through the eighteenth century. The author explores the work of some of the most noteworthy scientists of all time but also points out that many discoveries can be attributed to novice ...
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Western Civilization Historical Periods »

A 3 page paper which defines and examines Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, and Scientific Revolution as they influenced the development of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Religious Beliefs and War »

A 9 page research paper on the effects of religious beliefs on the human mind. The writer posits that religious dogma leads to war, based on the conception of being 'chosen.' This human concept is drawn on the ideal that any single group within the human collection of ...
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Literary and Artistic Cultural Changes Resulting from The Crusades »

15 pages in length. The Crusades were highly influential with regard to the cultural changes in art and literature. Their contributions are noted in any number of ways, which are easily detected merely by interpreting the number of literary works and artistic designs that were prevalent during that period. ...
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Modern Day Slavery »

This 9 page paper considers the statistics on human trafficking and the laws that have been enacted to address it in the US. The author argues that all forms of human trafficking should be punished equally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Returning to the Neolithic Period's Agricultural Revolution »

This 5 page report discusses one of the most significant periods in all of human development. Human history from the Neolithic (sometimes called the “new stone age”) or the period of agricultural revolution demonstrates that humanity evolved from relatively small bands of hunters and gatherers to those who cultivated their own food to those ...
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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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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Chang-rae Lee's A Gesture Life, Doc Hata »

This 10 page essay focuses on the characterization of Franklin "Doc" Hata in Chang-rae Lee's novel A Gesture Life. The writer describes the nature of this psychological complex narrative. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Heinlein's "Stranger In A Strange Land" - War: A Uniquely Human Reality »

8 pages in length. Heinlein's thematic implications abound throughout the pages of Stranger in a Strange Land, with the author tackling such prickly ideas as sexual freedom, institutional domination and organized religion. However, one of his least recognized themes provides a significantly deeper understanding of the human race ...
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Assessment of the Iraq War »

14 pages in length. Analyzing the pros and cons of any war requires one to understand the fundamental nature of coexistence upon a planet where far too many people believe it to be their inherent human rights to oppress and intimidate others. The situation with Iraq has most ...
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Fulgencio Batista, Fidel Castro, and the Cuban Revolution »

26 pages in length. The Cuban Revolution was initially waged as a means by which to end General Fulgencio Batista's totalitarian takeover; in it's purest sense, the conflict was a quest to re-establish the Cuban populace with the inherent human rights that had been stripped so many years before. ...
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Unjust Iraq War »

3 pages in length. War of any kind is unjust for its gross inhumanities toward the human race, the environment, the world at large and – perhaps most importantly – the ultimate quest for peace. The Iraqi was exemplifies these atrocities to an even greater degree, however, because ...
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Sun Tzu and the War in Iraq »

This 5 page paper discusses the classic treatise “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu, and argues that it shows the U.S. cannot win in Iraq. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Narrative Style Comparison Between Classic Mode and Art Cinema »

This 5 page report compares the unique characteristics of art cinema’s narrative modes and how they differ from mainstream and commercial movies. Five French and German movies -- “The 400 Blows” (1959), “The Tin Drum” (1979) “Chloe in the Afternoon” (1972), “The Dreamlife of Angels” (1998), and “Run Lola Run” (1999) -- ...
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Business Application of Sun tzu's Art of War »

A 7 page research paper that posits that Sun-tzu's The Art of War contains principles that can guide modern business in today's competitive market. The writer defends this thesis and expands on it, arguing that Sun-tzu's principles of war can provide a framework for cooperation leading to prosperity for all ...
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"The Art of War" by Sun Tzu and What Can be Learned by Reading This Text »

This paper consists of five pages and explains to someone who has never read “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu the lessons that can be learned from this insightful text. No additional sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Art, Philosophy, and History of the Renaissance »

This 8 page paper explores the time period and discusses art, philosophy and history. While Italy is emphasized, other European countries are explored. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Sun Tzu's The Art of War »

This 3 page paper is a book review of The Art of War by Sun Tzu. Examples and overview of the book given. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Religion and Change from the Fourteenth to the Eighteenth Century »

This 3 page paper examines how religion has affected art, politics, and science during this period in European history. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Communication of Native Americans »

An 8 page paper discussing Native Americans' communication through songs, dance, art, clothing, hair styles, face paintings, totems" and other means. Drum calls and smoke signals also were used by Plains groups, where there were no forests to obscure sight and the travel of sound. A few of ...
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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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Femininity in Seventeenth and Nineteenth Century Art »

A 7 page review of two articles discussing femininity in art, Frima F. Hofrichter's “Judith Leyster's Proposition-Between Virtue and Vice” and Griselda Pollack's “Modernity and the Spaces of Femininity”. Discusses the differences in dealing with sexuality between artists and time periods in general and between women and men in particular. ...
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Sun Tzu's The Art of War Analyzed »

A 3 page paper which analyzes “The Art of War” by Sun Tzu. No additional sources cited.
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The Sometimes Contradictory Ideology of Thomas Jefferson »

This 14 page paper discusses the many contributions Jefferson made to American government and society. His ideological vision of human kind, however, was somewhat different than his practical vision. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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