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Pivotal Historical Point of the 1789 French Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that argues the position that the French Revolution of 1789 was a pivotal point in history. In other words, everything that had occurred in recent world history led up to and influenced the coming of the French Revolution and then the Revolution influenced everything that ...
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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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European Revolutions and 'The Communist Manifesto' »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Communist Manifesto from its formation and the influence of the French Revolution to its revision inspired by the European revolutions of 1848, the year it was published. The revised Manifesto emphasized action and interaction and was adopted by the European unions which ...
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Business History and Management »

A 4 page paper discussing this question: “Does the ‘managerial revolution’ in leading industrial nations explain their competitiveness and growth performance?” The structure and function of the integrated managerial enterprise is credited in the view of many with giving rise to large firms and enabling them to achieve ...
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1960s Cultural Revolution »

An 8 page research paper/essay that examines the idea of the 1960s as a cultural revolution. The 1960s are often referred as a time of cultural revolution in the United States and in other Western countries, but how useful is this term in describing this turbulent period? The connotation associated ...
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West's Rise and Bulliet et al's The Earth and Its Peoples »

A 5 page research paper that relies on the text The Earth and Its Peoples by Bulliet, et al (1997) to discuss three areas of history. The first section of the paper concerns the "rise of the West," the next section relates European expansionism to the Atlantic slave trade, and ...
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Could the Cold War Been Avoided by the U.S.? »

6 pages in length. Based upon conjecture, one might readily surmise that even though the United States might have been able to avoid involvement in the Cold War, the desire for power over the Soviets proved to intense to ever consider such an option. Thus, the rise and ...
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Comparison of 1789 and 1848 French Revolutions »

A 7 page research paper on the political and military basis behind these two Revolutions, as well as a discussion of how these Revolutions led to France’s continual support of social programs. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Enlightenment Ideals and Military Theory »

A 25 page research paper that examines the ways in which the ideals of the Enlightenment impacted the military and military theory in the late eighteenth century. The writer discusses how this caused armies to change from being dynastic in nature to nationalistic, and also how wars changed from being ...
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The French and Their Revolution by Richard Cobb »

A 5 page analysis of a collection of Oxford historian Richard Cobb's essays on the French Revolution. The writer argues that each of these essays demonstrates Cobb's interest in the social aspects of history, rather than the political or the military ramifications of the Revolution. This being the case, the ...
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18th Century European Power Struggles »

This 12 page paper assesses eighteenth century Europe and evaluates changes in power through different nation states. France is the focal point of this paper which takes the position that the French Revolution, and others, were started due to neglect by the sitting monarchs. Annotated bibliography lists 4 sources. ...
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Haiti and Revolution »

This 8 page paper examines both the recent unrest in 2004 and the initial revolution that created the state in 1804. Haiti's constitution is examined. The recent struggles are discussed in the context of the world community. Economic theories are used to explain the problems for the nation. ...
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The Aaron Burr Conspiracy »

A 9 page overview of the Aaron Burr Conspiracy, an affair in which the ex-Vice President of the United States planned to invade Mexico and Louisiana and to establish a sovereign nation in what was at the time known as the Louisiana Purchase. Concludes that the conspiracy was not ...
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Causes of Revolution According to Jack A. Goldstone »

This 6 page report discusses Goldstone’s model of how political and social revolution occurs. In his 1991 book “Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World,” he outlines four specific factors that are in place and encourage a revolution to take place. He explains that at some point in the past 500 years, early ...
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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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The Military Revolution Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800 by Geoffrey Parker »

This 3 page report discusses the fact that the key to the success of the West in creating global empires between 1500 and 1750 was dependent on the technological improvements in the ability to wage war. No bibliography.
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Native American Plight in The Long Death by Ralph Andrist »

An 8 page paper that recounts the history of the American Indians and the U.S. military strucuture that defeated them. Considered are a number of major battles and the consequences that the military push toward genocide had on the Native American nations of the 19th century. No additional sources cited.
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Media Presence During The Gulf War »

The television and newspaper coverage of Operation Desert Storm, during the Gulf War, was hampered by the limitations set by the US military and influenced by the Bush Administration's media campaign. As a result, the coverage seen by the American public was biased and confined to the military viewpoint. ...
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The Relevance of Revolutions »

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the Enlightenment and the French Revolution. The paper concludes that the French Revolution contributed much to society, but clearly, the Enlightenment was broader in terms of its influence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Guatemala, Chile and Revolution »

This 6 page paper discusses the revolutions in Chile and Guatemala and argues that Guatemala’s revolution was largely the result of outside influences while Chile’s unrest came from within. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Karl Marx, Adam Smith, Enlightenment, Revolution, the State, and the Individual »

This 5 page paper explores the concept of preference to individual desires and needs as opposed to the state's through the eyes of Adam Smith and Karl Marx. The Enlightenment, American Revolution and French Revolution are seen as influential in terms of a shift in thought about individuality. Bibliography lists ...
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Independence Fight and the Revolutionary War »

A 5 page paper which backs the argument that states the revolution was really nothing more than a war for independence. The paper discusses aspects that help to illustrate how the war was one of independence, rather than revolution. In addressing this issue, the paper also discusses events that led to the war, economic, ...
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that ...
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The Cost of Political Revolutions »

A 5 page paper in which the writer concludes that political revolutions are worth the cost, human, individual, and financial, even if they do not achieve their objectives. To support the premise, the writer uses some of the most well-known revolutions as examples – the American Revolution, the French Revolution, ...
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Average Citizens and the Effects of the Revolutionary War »

This 5 page paper looks at the American revolution and the way that it influenced the lives of ordinary people both during and after the war. The influences considered include social and economic, including trade as well as political. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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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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Joseph Nocera's 'Money Revolution' Theory »

A 5 page analytical look at what author and economic analyst Joseph Nocera called "The Money Revolution." The writer examines rising 'interest in interest rates,' the changing financial habits of the middle class, and how the economy has affected a newfound consciousness in which average people are, for the first ...
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US and the Industrial Revolution »

A 6 page discussion of the effects of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. Emphasizes that while this era is most often associated with Great Britain, there were numerous impacts to United States socio-economics as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Industrial Revolution's Economic Impact »

A 3 page paper discussing how the advent of the Industrial Revolution affected local economic relationships that previously had been in effect, and how ultimately those changes gave rise to changes in the stock market structure. Lack of governance allowed entanglements that would be illegal today, allowing the crash of the market in ...
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An Overview of Urbanism in America »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of urbanism in America. The rise of American cities is the focus of this paper that looks at the industrial revolution as well as what occurred previous to that. The modern American city is a part of the paper as well ...
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Cynicism and War in The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela »

A 5 page paper on this novel about the Mexican Revolution, by Mariano Azuela. The paper concludes that Azuela feels there is no sense to the cyclical rise and fall of leaders and movements, alliances and feuds, and that war is a waste of precious human life. Bibliography included.
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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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West, East, and Differences in Technology, Globalization, Nationalism, and Industrialization »

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in ...
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George Washington's Experiences in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper examines the American Revolution with special attention to the role of George Washington. Washington's experience is confined primarily to his military experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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1959's Cuban Revolution »

A 5 page examination of the positive and negative effects of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Some of the issues address include the racial population since the revolution, the economic status, and the conditions relating to the seizure of property during the revolution. In many ways, however, the revolution is not ...
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Answers to 5 Student Question on the French Revolution »

This 5 page paper provides answers to five questions posed by a student in a Q&A format. Topics include reasons for the origination of the revolution as well as events leading up to the revolution. The relationship to the American Revolution as well as Napoleon's role in France after the ...
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European History and Class Struggles »

This 5 page paper talks about how social class changed between the time of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment and from the French Revolution to the Industrial Revolution. The impact of the French Revolution is highlighted. Bibliography lists 5 sources
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Mexico's Revolution and the Impact of Race and Class Issues »

A 10 page paper discussing the issues of class and race that led to Mexico's independence from Spain. It appears that the only lasting change resulting from the revolution was that Mexico did gain its independence from Spain. Class and race divisions existed before, and they existed afterward ...
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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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1560 to 1890 European Dominance »

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution ...
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Comparative Analysis of Military Power's Role Throughout History »

8 pages in length. Examining both the subtle and blatant differences between the role of military power in twenty-first-century crisis management and that of the Cold War and 1990s finds tremendously gapping holes where the concept of vulnerability is concerned. The duality of censorship and public information has ...
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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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International Threat Posed by WMDs »

A 10 page paper which defines and examines “nuclear” and “radiological” threats, distinguishing between them and explaining their meanings and implications; discusses political and economic factors that enable nation-states and terrorist groups to acquire nuclear weapons; explores evidence indicating that terrorist groups or individuals can and would use such weapons ...
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The Difficult Beginnings of America »

This 7 page paper compares the American Revolution with the changes which occurred about a decade later when the Constitutional Convention made important decisions. Shays's Rebellion is discussed. The paper concludes that the latter time period, during the 1780s, is more significant than the 1770s in terms of America's ...
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US Frontier Myth »

A 6 page examination of the frontier myth in United States history. Identifies greed and the never-ending drive for territorial expansion and control of resources, both natural and human, as the driving force for white Anglo Saxon males in the United States from the colonial period up until the ...
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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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America and the Economic Effects of Slavery »

This 10 page report discusses the various ways in which slavery had a significant economic, as well as moral, impact on the United States and the development of the nation. Slavery produced benefits in the United States for over 200 years. However, there have been generations of Americans who have ...
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Past and its Importance in Black Culture and Black Consciousness Afro American Folk Thought From Slavery to Freedom by Lawrence W. Levine »

An 8 page paper which examines how the African-American present culture is influenced by the past, with particular emphasis on the chapters “The Rise of Secular Song” and “A Pantheon of Heroes.” No additional sources are used.
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Iran and China's Revolutions »

A five page paper which looks at the revolutions of China and Iran, in terms of the changes which they instigated in the two nations and the degree of success which they achieved with regard to domestic and international policies. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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21st Century Industrialization »

This 5 page paper looks at industrialization and gives advice to a nation that is embarking on such a task. Ideas are used from the historic industrial revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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