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Russian War in Chechnya Justification »

This 8 page report discusses the Russian war in Chechnya. As with so many of the battles going on around the world, the Russian war in the province of Chechnya is one that is difficult to understand and appears to change on an almost daily basis. Numerous issues are at stake in the confrontation, not ...
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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Korean War and the Soviet Union »

This five-page -paper discusses the Russian involvement in the Korean War. When the Russians opened access to their archives in 1992 evidence was found that proved the Russian involvement. Bibliography lists four sources.
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The War in Iraq is Not Justified »

This 15 page paper asks the question: Is the War Justified? Using Just War Theory along with various opinions, it is argued that the war is not justifiable. The origin of the war is discussed as well as how it fits into the larger war on terror. Bibliography lists 10 ...
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Iraq War and Weapons of Mass Destruction »

This 5 page paper looks at the absence of WMD as well as a verity of things pertinent to the war. How coverage of the war demonstrates that the administration used information selectively in order to justify an unnecessary war. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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A History of Nationalism in Russia »

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of Russian nationalism from an historical point of view. The writer argues that by examining the history of Russian nationalism, it is possible to gain insight into the continuing role that Russian nationalism has played throughout Russian history and particularly in ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Russian Serfs and American Slaves »

In 9 pages, the author compares and contrasts American slaves and Russian serfs. In comparing American slaves and Russian serfs, one must realize the dramatic differences between the two. Yes, both were slaves, but American slaves had no rights. Russian serfs actually were able to submit lawsuits in ...
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RUSSIAN ECONOMY »

This 4-page paper offers an analysis of the Russian economy today, including stabilization of the ruble. Bibliography lists 3 sources.`
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Russian Revolution Historiography »

This 15 page paper analyzes the writings of seven experts on the Russian Revolution. These thesis are examined for overall content, cause of the war, scope, relevancy, and application. Examples cited and quoted from each text. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Soviet History - A Discussion »

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of Russian history. It takes the format of a dramatic dialogue between Russian leaders past and present. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Perspectives on the Cold War »

5 pages in length. Ascertaining the reasons behind the revived hostility that instigated the Cold War, historians have come to acknowledge the presence of Russian suspicions and American paranoia as fundamental motives. Delving deeper into these particular considerations finds that the Russians were, in fact, a nation of ...
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Iraq War Was Not Justified »

In three pages this essay argues why the Iraq War commencing in March 2003 was not justified. One source is cited in the bibliography.
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Civil Rights Legislation Backlash, Liability, and Discrimination »

A 6 page contention that the laws that were put in place immediately after the Civil War to guarantee the rights of freed slaves, and those which have been in place since to prevent discrimination, have had a tremendous societal impact. While these laws were justified by the circumstances ...
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U.S. Culture and Societal Impacts of the Cold War »

7 pages in length. As the Cold War reached its climactic end, it caused many people to wonder if this was the point in history where the Russians had learned to accept and support American foreign policy goals and policies. It was hoped that with the war's end, ...
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Defining War Crimes »

A 12 page overview of the definitions and perceptions surrounding war crimes. Discusses the Geneva Convention and the Nuremberg Trials and provides numerous examples of historical events which classify as war crimes. Emphasizes that all parties of wartime action are capable of war crimes but that it is the ...
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Was the Iraq War Illegal? »

This 26 page paper examines the justification for the Iraq war. The discussion starts by looking at the UN Charter and the circumstances under which military force is allowed. The background to the war is examined, including the repeated breaching of UN resolutions by the Iraqi government, The war itself ...
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Was the War of 1812 Unnecessary? »

This 5 page report briefly discusses the war of 1812, its causes, some of its battles, and whether or not it was a meaningful war determining American independence or an exercise in futility. The attitudes, politics, and economics of the period are discussed in terms of their impact on ...
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The War of 1812 As America's Second War of Independence »

In 5 pages the author discusses the war of 1812. ' America's second war of independence was the War of 1812, which is also called the Napoleonic Wars. The War of 1812 was limited in its popularity. It was a relatively minor war. The United States ...
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The Specific Causes of the Two World Wars »

A 5 page paper that discusses the causes and events leading up to these two world wars. Historians do not agree as to the events leading up to the Great War but they do agree on the causes of the second world war. Some say the first war never really ...
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War of 1812 and its Causes »

An 18 page paper which discusses the history and other aspects of the War of 1812 which illustrate the causes of the war. Topics discussed are Britain's position after the Revolutionary War, impressment, the Chesapeake-Leopard battle, the Embargo Act of 1807, and the pressure from the War Hawks. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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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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Woodward's "State Of Denial" »

3 pages in length. Woodward's (2006) book entitled State of Denial delves deeply into the deception President Bush has repeatedly handed to the American people in his ongoing attempt to justify the war in Iraq. Woodard (2006) takes a strong stand against the current administration as working independently ...
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The First Persian Gulf War »

This 14 page paper is an in-depth look at the 1990- 1991 First Persian Gulf War, also Known as the First Gulf War. The paper considers the background to the war, looks at the causes and the main issues, the objectives of the war and considers the role of the ...
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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week War »

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a ...
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Iraqi War and Its Impacts on the U.S. Economy »

A 3 page overview of the two views regarding the economic impact our current war with Iraq will have on the American economy. Those who support the war often contend that it will positively impact the economy much like World War II was successful in bringing us out of ...
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'The Mutilation' Known as the Mexican American War »

A 5 page paper discussing the Mexican-American war. The war that Americans refer to as the Mexican-American war is referred to even today in Mexico as "the Mutilation." It played a significant role in leading the United States into civil war, and also gave new US commanders real ...
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Economic Stimulation of War »

The costs of war almost always increase the budget deficit and spur a downturn in the economy. Short, well-run wars such as World War II and the first Gulf War, provide a springboard for economic growth after completion because budgeted capital, earmarked and just joining the war effort, is suddenly ...
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Analyzing Homeward Bound American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine Tyler May »

A 6 page paper which analyzes Elaine Tyler May's 1988 book "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era," which asserts that after World War II, Americans preferred marrying young, perpetuating traditional gender roles and a secure home life, because of the unsettling experiences of the Great Depression, World ...
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The Development of Russian art from the Mid Nineteenth Century to the Mid Twentieth Century »

This 263 page paper examines the development of art in Russia starting from the 1860’s and the emergence of Russian realism, considering the emergence of the rebellion fourteen and the Peredvizniki, also known as the wanderers. The paper than tracks the development by looking at the development and evolution of ...
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Bosnia War and Its Effects »

A 5 page paper that discusses the effects of the War in Bosnia in relationship to the people, including their ongoing memories of the war, but more importantly how that relates to their current situation. The writer posits that politically, the war is merely at a truce because the ...
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Duality and War in Literature »

A 7 page paper which examines Philip Caputo’s “A Rumor of War” and Graham Greene’s “The Quiet American” as they address two sides to war, in different ways as it relates to the Vietnam War. The paper also utilizes George Herring’s “America’s Longest War.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Two Canadian Historical Writings Compared »

This is an 8 page paper comparing two different articles by Canadian historians on the Seven Years’ War. Two articles by Canadian historians Peter MacLeod (The University of Ottawa) and Ian Steele (The University of Western Ontario) give two different perspectives on the Seven Years’ War in United States and ...
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American Warfare »

A 4 page paper that considers the progression of American warfare from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. This paper provides the major points of transition that created the changes in the American way of fighting. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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"Sorrow Of War," "Perfume Dreams" And "In Country" - Review »

12 pages in length. Ninh's The Sorrow of War, Lam's Perfume Dreams and Mason's In Country are drawn together by the single thread of war, yet their unique perspectives take readers on three distinct journeys that cultivate entirely distinctive impressions. For a war whose perspective is typically that ...
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Second World War's Mythological Nature »

A 4 page analysis of the book 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II,' by Michael C.C. Adams. The writer demonstrates how Adams explores and debunks the myths that Americans have insisted on associating with the 'last good war' - World War II. No additional sources cited.
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Korean War and Its Impact »

This 5 page paper provides a brief discussion of the origins of the Korean Conflict, referred to as the "forgotten war," a timeline of some of the major events during the war and a discussion of the impact the war had on international relations and politics, including the Cold War. ...
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Answering Cold War Questions »

A 5 page research paper that examines 4 questions pertaining to the Cold War. The questions cover issues that produced the war; where "hot" wars broke out and areas of the world in which the US and the USSR competed for loyalty; key events that affected the relations between the ...
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Roman Republic's Collapse »

With the rumblings of war, Rome fortified its army with Italian allies into what ultimately became a war for plunder that lasted twenty-three years. Heavy losses of property and life did not deter the Romans' belief that they maintained a huge victory over Carthage. War thus became a ...
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The Depts of War in Toni Morrison's 'Paradise' »

A 5 page paper which examines the book "Paradise" by Toni Morrison and analyzes it from a perspective that speaks of the depths of war. Not necessarily only the war of mankind, in which one country wars with another, but the essential idea of war as it encompasses all people everywhere. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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We Now Know Rethinking the Cold War History by John Lewis Gaddis »

5 pages. Yale Professor John Lewis Gaddis, in his book, "We Now Know: Rethinking the Cold War History", tells us that the Cold War was inescapable. Depending upon one's interpretation, Gaddis ascertains that the Cold War possessed many instigators from American paranoia to a lack of mutual cooperation ...
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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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An Examination of the Cold War and Why It Did Not Result in a Major War »

It has been argued that one of the most important aspects of examining the Cold War, is not to examine why and how it escalated, but to examine why did not escalate into a "hot war". This 8 page paper looks at the Cold War and how it progressed; applying ...
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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque »

(5 pp) Erich Maria Remarque presents the story of Paul Baumer, a German soldier in World War I. Paul, as the novel's first-person narrator, describes a series of incidents and impressions of war through his own eyes. One main theme of the novel is how war creates feelings of isolation ...
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1980s' War Between Iraq and Iran »

This 10 page paper examines the Iran - Iraq war that occurred during the 1980s. Some information about the Gulf War is also included. Many questions are explored in terms of how the war began and how it actually finally ended. The paper begins with a look ...
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Trial of the King Killers: English Civil War »

This 3 page essay offers a review of a video "The English Civil War: Trial of the King Killers." Well-produced and accurate, this short film dramatizes several of the 29 trials that occurred in 1660 against the men held responsible for the execution of Charles I at the close ...
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Pre-civilization Warring »

A 4 page paper that provides an outline for a proposed paper about warfare in late antiquity and pre-Islamic Arabia. The Outline comments on constant warring, causes, armament, leaders, and how Mohammed and the Koran changed some of the warring. Bibliography lists 8 sources, each of which has a ...
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Was the War in Iraq Unnecessary? »

This 4 page paper reviews an article written by Mearsheimer & Walt titled "An Unnecessary War" about the Second Gulf War. The content and analysis provided are examined and considered in the context of other articles, theories, and subsequent events. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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John M. Del Vecchio's The 13th Valley »

5 pages. This compelling book is a novel about the Vietnam war as experienced through the eyes of James Chelini. Engagingly realistic in content, this novel not only mesmerizes the reader immediately, but makes the horrors of this cataclysmic war only too real. John M. Del Vecchio, the author, has written a ...
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War on Terrorism and American Engagement »

4 pages in length. Engaging citizens to support and participate in the war on terrorism from a local level is not a difficult objective if the general public backs the fundamental principle behind the battle, which is the case in most global societies. However, when the country's populace ...
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Causes of War »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the true causation for war. Some theorists emphasize the material causes for war, that is, the desire for territory, economic factors, etc., while others focus on the ideological causes for war, that is, nationalism, religion, etc. There is seldom one specific cause that ...
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