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David Hackett Fischer's Paul Revere's Ride »

A review of David Hackett Fischer's work, Paul Revere's Ride, which looks at the famous midnight ride in the context of Revere's wider involvement with the revolutionary movement, and relates the ride to the military strategies of the revolutionary forces. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Social Commentary In Late Nineteenth Century White Minstrelsy by Robert Toll, The Octoroon by Dionysius Lardner Boucicault, and Widow Ranter by Aphra Behn and Indian Images »

5 pages in length. In traditional style, Native Americans have always been portrayed as having a war to wage with the white man. The world has come to expect westerns to depict the Indians in no other manner but that of arrow slinging, horse riding, bloodthirsty savages with ...
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Freedom Rides and African American History »

A 6 page paper which discusses the history of the African American through the Freedom Rides. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Medicine Developmental Motivation »

5 pages in length. The history of western medicine has provided for a more conventionally prescribed remedy to combat illness and disease, choosing more invasive surgical procedures and pharmaceutical drugs as its primary treatment options. With the discovery of such lifesaving drugs as penicillin, western medicine has long ...
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Industrial Revolution's Impacts Upon the 18th Century »

(6 pp) When asking what does the Industrial Revolution represent for Western Civilization, the first thought is "machines." But this period in history influences all areas of society, wherever it was instituted. It has even been suggested that not since the process of sustained agriculture, has an ...
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The Horrors of WWI »

All Quiet on the Western Front : A 3 page paper which examines how and why WWI was such a horrific war, as seen in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Iran's Islamic Revolution »

A 6 page paper which discusses why Iran is leading a worldwide Islamic revolution, why it is taking root, to some extent, in Egypt, and why the West should be wary of the spread of Islamic fundamentalism, if it should, in fact, be wary. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Late Eighteenth Century Haitian Revolution »

This 16 page report discusses the fact that revolution has been a key factor in the development of Haiti for over two hundred years. From the earliest days of European exploitation to the decade of the 1990s, Haiti has continuously faced the devastation brought about by a cycle of ...
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Democracy and War »

In 12 pages the author discusses democracy and the theory that democratic governments are inherently disposed against war. "The greatest impetus for world peace is the spread of democracy democracies are more peaceful than any other kind of government, and the world is growing more democratic democracies are not ...
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Life in a World With Either Conventional or Nuclear Weapons »

A 5 page paper that asks the question: Would you prefer to live in a world where all states had: nuclear and conventional weapons, only nuclear weapons or only conventional weapons? The writer presents an overview of the arguments presented by Sagan and Waltz in The Spread of Nuclear Weapons: ...
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Slavery as Impacted by Western Expansion »

This 3 page paper explores western expansion and its association with the American institution of slavery. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Langemarck and the First Military Example of Chemical Warfare »

This 5 page report discusses a single battle, at Langemarck, near Ypres, on April 22, 1915, that changed the conduct of war forever. The introduction of chemical warfare created an entirely different military realm in terms of the scope and effectiveness of battle that was moving toward resolution (at best) ...
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Trench Warfare and the Best Anti-War Novel Ever Written »

This 6 page paper discusses Erich Maria Remarque’s classic war novel, All Quiet on the Western Front. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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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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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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High Noon in Lincoln by Robert Utley »

A 5 page summation and analysis of Robert Utley's fascinating tale of violence on the frontier. The writer examines Utley's book about the Lincoln County War of 1878, "High Noon in Lincoln," as a means of discussing the perspective of Western ranchers relative to place and space. No additional ...
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The Western Front and the Battles of the Somme and Verdun »

A 4 page paper that comments on two issues. The essay first discusses the Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Verdun, purpose of the battles and their outcomes. The essay then comments on the stalemate on the Western Front. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Reform in Western Canada from 1900 until 1921 »

A 16 page paper that discusses the reform movements in western Canada between 1900-1921. This paper explores the origins and impacts of the agrarian revolt, suffrage, prohibition, labor and trade union reform and the interconnection between all of these. The major contention presented in this paper is that ...
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Western Australia's OSHA The Occupational Safety And Health Act (OSHA) In Western Australia »

14 pages in length. The writer discusses three topics in relation to Western Australia's Occupational Safety and Health Act: improvement and prohibition notices; employee remuneration during strikes; and delegated legislation. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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History of Western Civilization »

A 14 page paper which discusses 5 different aspects of the history of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Dann Sisters, the Western Shoshone and Native American Land Rights »

A 15 page discussion of the concepts of Native American sovereignty, property rights and land ownership. Outlines the government policies towards these concepts and the history of U.S. dealings with Native Americans in regard to them. Uses the plight of the Western Shoshone and the Dann sisters in particular to illustrate the rights ...
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World View of Native Americans »

A 5 page essay discussing the Native American society and conservatism. Issues discussed include world view orientation, impact of the Western traders and other influences on Native American world view and concluding remarks regarding the validity of the conservatism argument. No sources are listed.
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Native Americans and Different East and West European Experiences »

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of ...
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Social Paradigm for Change Represented by the Scientific Revolution »

A 5 page paper that analyzes the development of the Scientific Revolution and presents it as a pivotal point in the history of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Goals of the Crusades and Their Impact »

An 8 page discussion of the Crusades. Details exactly what the Crusades were and identifies their goal as gaining control of the Holy Land for Christians. Concludes that, while the Crusades were unsuccessful in accomplishing this goal, they had tremendous economic impacts upon Western civilization. Bibliography lists ...
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The Crusades »

A 4 page paper which examines the Crusades and discusses how it is the most important historical event influencing western civilization up till the 1500s. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Jackson J. Spielvogel on the French Revolution »

This 5 page paper relies on the textbook on Western Civilization by Jackson J. Spielvogel to explore the traditions of restoration, reform and revolution that defined the French Revolution. It then gives a brief definition of both liberalism and nationalism as they pertained to the French Revolution. No additional sources are listed. ...
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Arab World Renaissance of the Nineteenth Century »

This 3 page paper explores the Arab response to technology and science begining in the 19th century and continuing today. Furthermore, this paper highlights the ways in which the Arab world has struggled to integrate these Western concepts and ideals while maintaining its dedication to its own ideals and ...
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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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A Review of Lopez's Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages »

5 page review and discussion of the book 'The Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages,' by Robert S. Lopez. Book describes changes (mostly economic) during the Middle Ages and surrounding periods in Europe. Excellent for those studying courses relevant to the History of Western Civilization. No additional 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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Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front »

A 3 page paper which examines how Paul and his friends deal with war and how it affects them as seen in "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque. No additional sources cited.
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Afghanistan, Iraq and the Western Way of War »

This 3 page paper discusses what the western way of war is and how it is playing out in the current US involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Enlightenment and the Scientific Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the relationship between the Scientific Revolution of the seventeenth century and the Enlightenment of the eighteenth and how these eras changed the worldview of Western European society. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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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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War as a Triumph of Technology »

This 4 page paper discusses what has been most successful in developing the western way of war and argues that it (technology) will continue in the future. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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History and Impact of the Cold War »

This is a 10 page paper discussing the events that led up to the Cold War. Major causes and issues are included and the overall effect of the war is discussed. The gradual build up of forces on both the capitalist Western side and the communist Eastern side are included. ...
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Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution »

A 6 page paper which examines various issues relating to the French Revolution and Napoleon as seen in the texts “Civilization: Sources, Images And Interpretations” Vol.II, Since 1600 by Dennis Sherman and Seventh Edition, A History of Western Society, by McKay Hill Buckler. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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Scientific Revolution of the 17th Century »

A 6 page review of the scientific advancements in the Seventeenth Century and how these changes affect the current Twentieth Century Western World. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Sorrow of War by Bao Ninh »

A 5 page essay that examines Bao Ninh's novel of North Vietnamese wartime experience and answers the question as to how the Vietnamese perspective of the war differed from the North American. T he writer argues that the basic answer is "not at all," as this novel is written in ...
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The Post Cold War Era and Cultural Imperialism in America »

A 5 page research paper that examines current thinking regarding the ways in which Western style consumerism has become the hallmark of globalization. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Comparing Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front with Joseph Heller's Catch-22 »

A 10 page research paper that compares and contrasts Joseph Heller's Catch-22 and Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front. The writer argues that the common theme of both of these books is that war is essentially an immoral, basically insane, activity—not a glorious endeavor, as it ...
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Erich Maria Remarque's Representation of War in All Quiet on the Western Front »

A 4 page paper which examines how the war is represented in Erich Maria Remarque's novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Overview of Major Events of Western Civilization »

A 5 page outline of several of the major events encompassed in Western Civilization. These extend from absolutism in Europe to the dissolution of the Cold War. The expansion of the world’s scientific knowledge, nationalism, revolution, industrialization are all identified as important factors in these events. Bibliography ...
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Erich Maria Remarque's 'All Quiet on the Western Front' and the Depiction of War »

A 5 page paper which examines Erich-Maria Remarque's classic 1929 novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front" by specifically considering how German soldiers understand the origins of the war, the impact of technology and industrialization on World War I, and how and why the romantic illusions about combat disintegrate, and ...
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Kentucky History and John Hunt Morgan »

This 5 page paper explores Morgan's importance in the Civil War and his long term impact on Kentucky history. Bibliography lists 3 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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The US Declaration of Independence and the Importance of the Industrial Revolution »

This 6 page paper outlines the importance mechanization and automation had in changing not just American’s personal lifestyles but the economic success we garnered with other countries. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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