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Term Papers on Lenin and Stalin Policies and Practices

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Military Prowess Assessment of Joseph Stalin »

A 7 page paper on the leadership talents and military campaigns of Joseph Stalin. The writer focuses upon Stalin's activities just prior to and during World War II-- particularly the Red Army's conquests in the Far East and elsewhere. It is argued that Stalin should be commended for playing such ...
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Culture and the Mortuary Practices of Native Americans »

A 30 page overview of the various mortuary practices and grave goods often associated with Native American burials and the ability to determine an individual's culture and the societal organization of those who participated in the burial based on these practices and goods. Contrasts the burial practices of the ...
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Winston Churchill: An Effective War Leader »

This 7 page paper examines Winston Churchill's war leadership skills and argues that he was the most effective of the European leaders (as opposed to Hitler, Stalin, Mussolini or Chamberlain). However, the paper does not take the position that Churchill was the most important man of the 20th century. Bibliography ...
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LINCOLN SAVINGS & LOAN: REASONS AND SOLUTIONS FOR FRAUD »

This 3-page paper discusses fraudulent practices of Lincoln Savings & Loan. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Sudan's Continuing Civil War »

This 4 page report discusses the civil war between the Muslim-led government against non-Muslim black rebels since Sudan gained independence in 1956. The government controls little territory in the southern part of the state and regional boundaries are drawn according to ethnic and historical battle lines. The southerners of the ...
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Georgia Slaver »

A paper which looks at the various factors which combined to initiate the acceptance and legalisation of slavery in Georgia, which was the last colony to adopt the practice. The paper considers the economic, political and religious elements which gave rise to acceptance of slavery by Georgians, and the way ...
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Korean War, Stalin and Soviet Union's Agenda »

A 12 page essay on the Stalinist Agenda, the history behind it, and its application to the Korean War, and particularly the 38th Parallel. The writer also addresses the United States' and United Nations' agendas along the same thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Justification of the Iraq War and Other Alternative Perspectives »

This 5 page paper argues that the impending action with Iraq is justifiable based on the criteria in James Sterba's book: Morality in Practice. Quotes cited from text which support the statements, with accompanying examples. Possible alternative views offered and countered. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Nuclear Family and the Israeli Kibbutz »

A 5 page comparison of child rearing practices. While the traditional Israel Kibbutz emphasized the importance of communal child rearing, in the modern kibbutz the Children’s House no longer exists. Children now live with their families and, consequently, their lives have evolved to center around the family rather ...
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Massachusetts and Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discuses the event that acted as a catalyst to end slavery in this state. As one writer commented, because the North was free during the Civil War era, people have forgotten that slavery was practiced in the North early in American history. It was common European ...
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United States Should Stop Engaging in Wars »

A 5 page essay/research paper, which includes a 1 page abstract, that argues against military engagement as a principal component of American foreign policy. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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History Of Child Rearing Practices »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of child-rearing practices beginning in the 1800s. The 20th century was called the century of the child by the National Congress of Mothers in 1899. The writer reports the focus during that century was not on the child. The essay comments on changes ...
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Brazil and U.S. Slavery »

This 6 page paper offers a brief overview of slavery in these two countries, including when slavery began in each country, why it was practiced and how and when it ended. Brazil, who imported ten times the number of slaves in the U.S. was also the last country to abolish ...
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Native American Influences on Modern American Culture »

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Declaration of Independence by Thomas Jefferson »

A 3 page paper examining this seminal document in American history in terms of its historical ties to some of the predominant political ideas of the Enlightenment, particularly those of Locke. The paper shows how the Declaration of Independence took ideas that had been current in theory only and put ...
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Jihad, Herem, and War Philosophies »

This 9 page paper examines the practice and meanings of Herem and Jihad and their philosophies regarding war. Bibliography lists seven sources.
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Agriculture and the Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

This 7 page paper examines the industrial revolution and its effect on agriculture. The paper takes a historical romp and examines farming as a business. The history of farming is touched on and current practices are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Virginia's Way of Life and American Revolutionaries »

This 7-page paper examines Sydnor's American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington’s Virginia, examines the theories behind democracy and aristoracy, and discusses if Virginia's political systems from the 18th and 19th centuries would work in today's political system.
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Washington Mutual and Banking Sector Changes »

This 5 page paper considers the recent history in the United States banking sector, going on to consider hoe this has effected Washington Mutual. In order to ascertain this in more detail a SWOT analysis is with emphasis placed on the practice of acquisition. The bibliography cites 5 sources. ...
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Federalist No. Fifty One by James Madison »

3 pages in length. In Federalist paper #51, James Madison writes that "if a majority be united by a common interest, the rights of the minority will be insecure" (Madison, 1788), a statement whose message is meant to warn of the socially inequitable practice of utilitarianism. Bibliography lists ...
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U.S. History and the Definitive Component of Race »

This 3 page paper examines slavery and views race as integral to the practice. White slavery is touched on as well. Racism is discussed as something that is unique to American history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans as Perceived by English Colonists »

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal ...
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'Orange Order' and Immigration of the Irish »

A 14 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of the history of Irish immigration in Boston and considers the impacts of the Orange Order [contributed to discriminatory practices] on the overall social climate during the 1850s. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Reasons Behind 1787's Slave Emancipation Failure »

This 5 page paper looks at the practice of slavery and why, when a majority of people abhorred the concept, it prevailed for another century. The Constitution is discussed as it pertains to slavery. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Foundations of the Contemporary World Cemented by the Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper examines the Scientific Revolution and how it laid the foundations of the modern world with regard to economics, social developments and other policies. Bibliography lists 2 sources
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Transgendered Community and Civil Rights »

A 5 page examination of the problems society hurls toward transgendered individuals. While some progress is being made in implementing policies and laws that protect the civil rights of these individuals, much additional progress must be made. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Postwar Settlement Consequences in War And Peace in The Middle East A Concise History by Avi Shlaim »

5 pages in length. According to Avi Shlaim's "War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History," ignorance of human rights and a tendency toward political oppression were the consequences of the post-war settlement of 1918-1922, clearly reflecting the consequential elements of imperialism for American policy in the ...
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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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A Nuclear Iran »

This 4 page paper considers what the U.S. policy might be if Iran becomes a nuclear power. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Changing Warfare in the Contemporary World »

This 12 page paper consider how war is changing. The paper answers several questions looking at if the theories of Clausewitz who stated that "a continuation of policy by other means" is still a valid approach, how states have attempted to monopolise the tools of war and if this is ...
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Cold War and McCarthyism »

An 8 page research paper that focuses on the McCarthy era and how it fitted into the overall political atmosphere of the Cold War. The writer argues that there was a communist threat in the 1950s‹both domestically and abroad, but that McCarthy and other anticommunist transformed this into a political ...
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Economic History of the U.S. and Taiwan »

9 pages in length. American economic policies have had a vast impact on Taiwan in recent years; one of the most dramatic of Taiwan's economic downturns was that of the Asian economic crisis. This paper takes a look at the relationship between the economies of the two countries. ...
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A Speech Analysis »

3 page discussion of a May 1994 speech delivered by Lee Brown (director of the National Drug Control Policy) about the state of the 'drug war.' Written from a persuasive communications perspective; contains relevant jargon and technical terms. Bibliography lists 1 textbook source and reference to the speech ...
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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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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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Lessons Learned From The Failure of Prohibition »

This 3 page paper takes a look at the prohibition era and how the failure of the policy should provide lessons for the government today. The war on drugs should be halted as a results of lessons learned from that time period and human nature. Bibliography lists ...
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Biography of George Washington »

This 10 page report presents a biography of George Washington (1732-1799), the first president of the United States. His personal life, accomplishments, policies, and lasting impact on the United States are briefly presented. Washington’s political ideas were always combined with a strong temper, an overbearing stature, and a ...
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Gulf Wars and the Arab andIsraeli Conflict »

This 8 page report discusses key themes in the conflicts that have taken place and continue to occur in the Middle East. The processes of territorial change in the Arab-Israeli conflict must be examined as both a unique case and as a recurrent pattern. There are also fundamental issues that ...
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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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Gulf War and Military Strategy »

6 pages in length. A strong and influential nation as America does not have to prove its authority unless and until there is a good reason. However, national policies sometimes dictate the fact that conflict is the only manner in which to prove a point in an otherwise ...
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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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Early American and Equality »

A 5 page discussion of the ideology of equality which existed in the years preceding the American Revolution. Notes that while the words of Thomas Jefferson, preserved for history in the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming that all men are created equal; were far from accurate in regard to the ...
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Slavery was a Bad Institution Practiced in the Civilized World »

A 3 page paper which examines the negative existence of slavery in American. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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History of Palestinian and Israeli Discord »

A 10 page paper that explores the history of the conflict between Israel and Palestine. The causes of and the effects of religious conflicts between nations are both social and political. The conflicts are about authority, cultural practices, national boundaries, and personal sovereignty. The writer provides a brief historical timeline ...
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Raboteau & Elkins/2 Views of Slavery »

A 9 page book review/analysis that contrasts and compares Stanley Elkins' Slavery, A Problem in American Institutional and Intellectual Life (1976), and Albert J. Raboteau's Slave Religion: The Invisible Institution in the Antebellum South (originally published 1978; revised 2004). These are texts that address aspects of slavery as practiced in ...
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Cold War's Rise and Fall »

5 pages in length. When one contemplates the rise and fall of the Cold War, there exist a number of variables that must be addressed in order to gain a comprehensive understanding. Depending upon one's interpretation, the Cold War possessed many instigators from American paranoia to a lack of ...
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Christopher Columbus's Views of Native Americans »

A 3 page paper that discusses not only the genocide of indigenous peoples instigated by Columbus on his voyages, but also that it engendered the same policy in Euro-American societies. The paper presents the viewpoint presented in a 1996 position paper on Columbus and the fallacy of idolizing him ...
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War Beginning, Ending, and the Role of Politicians »

A 5 page paper discussing the validity of the statement, "Politicians start wars, armies do not. Government end wars, generals do not." A variety of poorly-planned laws and policies beginning in 1850 with the Missouri Compromise led to steadily increasing tensions regarding slavery, culminating in bloodshed over the Kansas-Nebraska Act during Franklin ...
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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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Caribbean Community and Cuba »

A 3 page paper discussing Cuba’s effect on the Spanish Caribbean ever since the United States foreign policy that occurred after the war of 1898. This relationship continued with Cuba as the main focus. The paper examines the changes that have occurred since the revolution of 1959. These changes involve the economy ...
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