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Term Papers on HumanismOs Contribution To The Reformation

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The Reformation, Counter-Reformation, and Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper explores the relationship among the Reformation, Counter-Reformation and Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Contributions of Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo to the Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper outlines the contributions and achievements of Galilei, Kepler and Copernicus. Furthermore, this paper details the ways in which their scientific contributions altered the way man understood himself in the universe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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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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Reformation »

A 3 page paper which discusses the importance of the Reformation as a revolution. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Medieval Perspectives on Religion by Keith Thomas and Eamon Duffy Compared »

A 5 page analysis of Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars and Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic. The writer argues that Duffy differs from the standard view of this period and the causes of the Reformation, while Thomas, essentially, supports the standard view. No additional sources ...
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Precedents to the Revolution in France »

A 6 page paper that discusses times and events that influenced the beginning of the Revolution. The writer discusses the Age of Reason, Renaissances, major people during that time and events like the Reformation and publications of major thinkers. Certain terms had to be used and are underlined in ...
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Sociological Contributions of Herbert Spencer »

This 3 page essay looks at Herbert Spencer's contributions to sociology. His primary concept is illustrated using modern day examples.The concept of the roles that war and morality play is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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The Evolution of the Dance - Balanchine and Diaghilev »

This 8 page paper discusses George Balanchine and Serge Diaghilev and their contributions to dance. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Scientific Revolution and the Protestant Reformation »

A 5 page overview of the many developments that occurred in the seventeenth century. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Historical Periods the Renaissance, the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution and Emergence of the Modern Era »

A 5 page research paper that examine how these three periods of history reworked the nature of Western civilization and brought it from the Middle Ages into the modern era, by bringing about a totally different perspective on reality and instituting changes that are still evident in today's society and ...
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Comparative Analysis of the French Revolution and the Protestant Reformation »

This 6 page paper compares these two eras in terms of socioeconomic, cultural and political aspects. The nature of emphasis on religion is also explored. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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The Course of African Americans Through the History of the United States »

7 pages in length. Examines major contributions made by African Americans, leaders and heroes in the African American community and the immigration treatments received by the African Americans including how they came to the United States, their treatment and major events experienced by this group. Bibliography lists ...
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History and Culture of Assyrian Americans »

This 5 page paper discusses Assyrian Americans, their history and their contributions to American culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Local Government and Casino Tax Revenue Regarding Native Americans »

A 10 page review of Native American gaming and the revenues it provides to local government. The author contrasts Native American gaming with non-Native gaming establishments and emphasizes the role of tribal sovereignty and tax exemption in determining revenue contributions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies »

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant ...
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England During the Seventeenth Century and the Leveller Movement »

A 12 page paper which traces the history and ideology of the Levellers and their contribution to the English Civil War and Oliver Cromwell’s republican regime, and looks at the legacy of Leveller philosophy and ideals in modern democracies. Bibliography lists 7 sources
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Deliver Us from Evil by Norman Clark »

This 5 page paper looks at Norman Clark's powerful book about the prohibition era in America. The paper places a focus on the author's contribution and inclusion of his personal position. No additional sources cited.
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Economic Expansion of Central Europe During the Nineteenth Century and the Jews' Role »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that the19th century was a time of significant economic expansion throughout the world. What each of the many Central European nations had in common was the fact that the Jewish community in each country made a substantial contribution to the overall development of the national identity and successes. ...
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Paris During the Eighteenth Century and London During the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page research paper that examines Paris in the eighteenth century and London in the nineteenth. The writer argues that an examination of these two cities in these respective centuries shows that the situations in each case could not have existed elsewhere or else-when. In each case the ...
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Viewing US History Differently »

A 5 page summary and analyzes of a history text by Dinnerstein, Nichols, and Reimers, Natives and Strangers (1979) which is probably one of the first efforts at inclusion and acknowledgment of diversity in regards to US history. The writer argues that to a large degree, the authors achieved their ...
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History of Women in Aviation »

In five pages this paper examines the participation and contributions of women in aviation from an historical perspective and includes the effects of war on women’s roles, individual female aviation pioneers, public perceptions, and social impacts. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.
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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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The Impact of Korean Culture on Los Angeles »

This 10 page paper looks at the Korean population in L.A. and its contribution. Koreatown and its history are included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Civil Rights Activist Angela Davis »

An 8 page research paper on the life of the famous activist and civil rights leader. The writer discusses her work, evolution of viewpoint, and contribution to the movement. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Greatest Contribution of Fidel Castro »

A 6 page paper on Fidel Castro's greatest contribution. The writer examines the social and economic reform that has taken place under Castro's regime. Bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Thomas Jefferson's Life and Contributions »

This 4 page paper examines this significant founding father. His contributions are discussed. The affair with Sally Hemmings is touched on. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Eighteenth Century Writers' Spiritual and Worldly Interests »

This 5 page paper discusses writers such as Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and William Byrd. This paper examines their contributions in terms of writings and how those writings reflect both spiritual and worldy ideals. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Carol Berkin on Women in the American Revolution »

This 3 page paper discusses the book “Revolutionary Mothers” by Carol Berkin, about the contribution women made to the American fight for independence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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History of American Women »

An 8 page research paper that answers 4 questions concerning American women's history drawing from Sara M. Evans' Born For Liberty (1989). The topics covered include political and legal rights during the colonial era; women's participation in the Revolutionary War; the "cult of true womanhood"; and the contribution of the ...
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Overview of Galileo »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses 8 separate points pertaining to Galileo's scientific contributions, including his trial, his views on religion and science, as well as the impact of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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French Revolution and King Louis the Sixteenth »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the contribution that King Louis XVI made to the French Revolution. Bibliography lists seven sources.
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Student Questions on Theory and History Answered »

This 10 page paper is broken down into three sections, each answering questions posed by a student. Many topics are addressed with a focus on Karl Marx, his writings, and French society. Jean Paul Sartre and his ideas about historical materialism are discussed. Karl Marx's contributions, and those of other ...
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Life and Philosophy of Denis Diderot »

An 8 page overview of the life and philosophical contributions of this French philosopher. The author discusses Diderot's preoccupation with resisting the powers of church and government, a preoccupation which resulted in him being regarded in a negative light by the powers that were. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Future Answer Found in Nuclear Energy? »

A 9 page overview of the status of nuclear energy. Outlines the environmental benefits of nuclear energy as opposed to fossil fuels. Details the differences in contribution of the two power sources to global warming. Outlines the possibilities for safe disposal of nuclear waste. Bibliography lists ...
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'Paul Revere's Ride,' Its Inaccuracies, and the Real Paul Revere »

A 5 page research paper that examines the true circumstances and contributions of Paul Revere to the American Revolution. While pointing out that the details of Longfellow's famous poem are inaccurate, the writer argues that Revere's life, in general, was indicative of the political and cultural attitude of New Englanders during that era and ...
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Thomas Paine's Political Propaganda »

An 8 page overview of the life and philosophies of Thomas Paine. While modern history remembers him as a critical contributor to American and French independence, Thomas Paine left this world with a dubious reputation. His political contributions, however, are today considered invaluable both in regard to their ...
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Ride of Paul Revere »

A 5 page research paper that examines the true circumstances and contributions of Paul Revere to the American Revolution. While pointing out that the details of Longfellow's famous poem are inaccurate, the writer argues that Revere's life, in general, was indicative of the political and cultural attitude of New Englanders ...
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Contemporary Warfare and the Helicopter's Contributions »

This 5 page paper considers the role which the helicopter plays in modern warfare. The roles of the Army and the Airforce are considered, and the Vietnam War and The Gulf War are used as examples. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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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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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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Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement »

This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning ...
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Comparison of Scientific Revolution of 1500 and the Industrial Revolution of 1750 »

A 5 page paper discussing the two 'revolutions' with emphasis on England. The machinery, methods and products of the Industrial Revolution are now curiosities of history; the contributions of the Scientific Revolution live on in fact. The Industrial Revolution provided lessons in how people should not be expected ...
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The Food of Cuba »

12 pages in length. Cuban cuisine is world renown for its vibrant flavors and unique combination of ingredients to produce some of the most exquisite tastes known to man. Leading the culinary community with innovative and trendsetting cooking techniques, Cuba has long been revered for its delicious contributions. ...
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Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment Perspectives on Society and the World »

6 pages in length. Contributions to the world during the enlightenment and scientific revolution had such far-reaching and significant social and political influence that their impacts upon life are not likely to be duplicated in the near future. Indeed, the praise for such progression during these two periods ...
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Civil Rights Movement and African American Women's Role »

Women in general and black women in particular have been excluded from the literature in terms of the role they played in the attainment of civil rights for blacks. The truth is that black women, from Sojourner Truth to Rosa Parks to Angela Davis, have been intimately involved in ...
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Foner and Berlin on Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discusses the end of slavery and the transition from slave labor to free labor. Relying on the work of Foner and Berlin and colleagues, the writer explains that the Reconstruction era was one of confusion and controversy. The first part of the essay critiques Foner's narrative ...
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