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Term Papers on Isaac Newton vs. William Blake

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Industrial Revolution and Blake »

A 6 page paper which examines the poetry of William Blake and discusses the criticism therein as it pertains to the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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African American Contributions to Science, Politics, and Mathematics »

This is 10 page paper that provides an overview of African American figures in science, math, and politics. Figures such as Huey Newton and Neil DeGrasse Tyson are examined. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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European Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th Centuries »

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Europe, people began to see and understand the world in an entirely new way. The Scientific Revolution brought about the transformation of thought concerning the nature of the world and man's place within that world. This 11 page paper examines the ...
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Frontier Influence on Presidents George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln »

(5 pp) When we are sitting in front of our computer screen or driving to work or school we loose sight of the term "frontier." Think about out presidents of choice for this reading, for them the frontier was still changing. We will look at their ...
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Revolution Themes in 'Marriage of Heaven and Hell' by William Blake »

This 3 page paper discusses the Four Zoas and compares them to teh elements of revolution apparent in the larger work, Marriage of Heaven and Hell by Blake. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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War of 1812 and Commodore Isaac Chauncey »

This 5 page paper discusses some of Chauncey's actions and command at Lakes Erie and Ontario. Chauncey established his main site at Sacket's Harbor by Lake Ontario. His aim was to prevent communication between the British forces along Lake Ontario. He succeeded in doing that although Chauncey is not perceived ...
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The Controversy of Slavery »

This 4 page paper examines key writings of Richard Allen, John C. Calhoun, Frederick Douglass, George Fitzhugh, A. Hogeboom and William Lloyd Garrison. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Overview of the Bloodless 'Glorious Revolution' »

A 5 page research paper that examines the bloodless revolt of 1688-89, referred to as the "Glorious Revolution," the competing political factions of the country, the Whigs and the Tories, united to dispose James II and in favor his daughter Mary and her husband, William, Stadtholder of the Netherlands. While ...
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Analysis of Relativism vs. Absolutism »

This 10 page research paper examines this historic philosophical argument through definition and example. Specifically discussed are the philosophical writings of the Greek Sophists, Niccolo Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, St. Thomas Aquinas, Michel de Montaigne, William James and Jean-Paul Sartre. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Characters of Helen and Annie in Ironweed by William Kennedy »

A 10 page paper on William Kennedy's 'Ironweed,' which describes the differences in the life experiences of the two women who run with Francis. Francis is a murderous ex-baseball player who returns to family after destroying Helen. Helen reconciles herself in death. This paper postulates that this ...
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Revolution at the Roots by William D. Eggers and John O'Leary »

A 6 page analysis of William D. Eggers and John O'Leary's book Revolution at the Roots, which offers a template for reforming government that could revolutionize the way that the country's cities and towns are run. No additional sources cited.
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Lincoln's Secretary of State, William Seward »

A 9 page research paper that argus the thesis that William Henry Seward, Lincoln's Secretary of State, greatly aided the Union victory because he helped to prevent the one development that could have conceivably led to a Confederate victory during the Civil War, which was the involvement of a foreign ...
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Glorious Revolution's Social Impact Upon England »

A 9 page research paper on William III's accession to the throne of England and its affect on the various social classes in England. The writer details religious toleration, the standing army, the Restoration settlement, freedom of thought and speech, and other issues which resulted from the 1688 Revolution. Bibliography ...
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Article Review of 'Predatory Initiators and Changing Landscapes for Warfare' by Karen Rasler and William Thompson »

This 5 page paper assesses the basic elements of Karen Rasler and William Thompson’s article “Predatory initiators and changing landscapes for warfare,” published in an August, 1999, issue of the Journal of Conflict Resolution. This paper outlines the basic premise of the article, including an assessment of the Gartner-Siverson ...
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Languages of Native Americans and Their Importance in Cultural Relativity and Promoting Diversity »

A 4 page discussion of the importance of Native American languages. This paper reviews the article by William L. Leap titled "American Indian Languages". Emphasis is placed on Leap's points about the intimacy which exists between language and culture. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Battle of the Alamo »

In 5 pages, the writer discusses the battle of the Alamo, what took place and why it happened. Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie, and William Barret Travis were three well-known men who fought in the battle. Bibliography lists five sources.
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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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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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Death Theme in Poetry of the Early Nineteenth Century »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of a number of works of 19th century poetry with a focus on the theme of death. This paper considers the works of William Bryant, Lydia Huntley Sigourney, Emily Dickinson and Edgar Allan Poe. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Industrialization Problems and Coping Strategies »

A 7 page research paper that examines ways in which several nineteenth century political philosophers proposed to correct the problems caused by industrialization. These include Thoreau, Henry George and William Dean Howells. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Rights and Language »

A 5 page essay on William Galston's 'Practical Philosophy and the Bill of Rights: Perspectives on Some Contemporary Issues,' from A Culture of Rights. The essay examines what Galston calls the 'language of rights' in a historical context, showing why our understanding of rights is still incomplete today. Bibliography lists ...
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Choreographers and Ballet »

Ballet is one of those arts that have a life of their own when the right combination of people come together. The grace and beauty sets the stage for the physical components, backed by musical scores that either define or merely accompany the dance. George Balanchine is noted ...
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Rewriting History with William Shakespeare's 'Richard the Third' »

An 8 page paper which examines how Shakespeare’s Richard III rewrites history by portraying him as little more than a deformed and evil caricature despite his intelligence, cunning, and psychological astuteness. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life by J. William T. Youngs »

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book ...
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Spanish-American War, Yellow Journalism, and Publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst »

21 pages in length. It was, perhaps, the most devastating event to occur with regard to journalistic integrity, but it was bound to happen in light of growing competition within the industry. William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer were two power hungry publishers who each had his own ...
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War and its Compelling Literary Themes »

9 pages in length. When we review several diverse texts there can be found a common theme about wars, control, power, economy, etc. It is easy to see we live in a culture that is embedded in war. It is obvious that man will go to any length to fight ...
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The Business World from a Literary Viewpoint »

A 5 page essay that examines three books that deal with the American business world-- Upton Sinclair's The Jungle; Lewis Sinclair's Babbitt; and William Heffernan's The Dinosaur Club. These books offer three views of the American business world, and also the way in which Americans would like to see themselves ...
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A Book Review of Modern Middle East History »

A 6 page book review of A History of the Modern Middle East by William Cleveland (1994). This is a complex and scholarly work, designed to present Middle Eastern history to both students and general readers who have not previously studied this subject. The Middle East plays ...
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Lincoln And Sumner: Equality »

5 pages in length. Historical documentation has poised Abraham Lincoln as one of the greatest civil liberators of America's heritage, a legacy of equality the nation's sixteenth president left his countrymen that ultimately included those with darker skin. William Graham Sumner left a legacy as well in relation ...
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W.W. Brown/Clotel »

A 3 page book review of William Wells Brown's novel Clotel, or, The President's Daughter, which was first published in 1853 and has the distinction of being the first novel authored by an African American. The fundamental premise of the novel is that Thomas Jefferson fathered children by one of ...
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Lewis and Clark Expedition and an Evaluation of Thomas Jefferson's Instructions »

8 pages in length. When Meriwether Lewis and William Clark began their expedition in search of the Pacific Ocean, they ended up at the spot where the Pacific meets the Columbia River. Their journey was experienced vicariously by President Thomas Jefferson, who was the primary driving force behind ...
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