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Term Papers on Lenins Tomb by David Remnick

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Democracy Benefits and Risks »

8 pages in length. The writer discusses the various notions and applications of democracy as they have existed throughout history, including references to Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, Abraham Lincoln, Lauren Berlant and Frederick Douglass. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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Fischer/Washington’s Crossing »

A 3 page book review of David Hackett Fischer’s Washington’s Crossing. This text describes the pivotal events in the American Revolution that led up to Washington crossing the Delaware and giving the Americans their first victories of the Revolution. Fischer describes these engagements and their significance and meaning in a ...
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The Great Convergence Model of History »

This 3 page paper examines David Northrup’s article, and supports his idea of history as a divergence/convergence model. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Heritage Crusade And The Spoils Of History by David Lowenthal »

5 pages in length. David Lowenthal's primary objective in "The Heritage Crusade and the Spoils of History" is to illustrate the inherent separation, as well as the inextricable cohesion, of heritage, history and contemporary society. The author strives to enlighten his readers to the inadequacies of conventional thought ...
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Ideological Differences Between Thomas Jefferson and Henry David Thoreau »

A 5 page paper discussing and comparing theories of Henry David Thoreau and Thomas Jefferson as they relate to government's importance to the individual citizen. No additional sources cited.
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Economic and Political Freedom Views »

A 7 page paper presenting some of the views of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau and Benjamin Franklin regarding the interconnection of personal virtue, political freedom and economic freedom. The conclusion from the readings is that political and economic freedom go hand in hand, and that personal virtue ...
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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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Four Commencement Speakers from American History »

A 7 page exercise in selecting speakers for a fictional graduation. The author selects four key speakers from three different historical periods. The theme of the proposed graduation is individualism and spirit of community, the balance between the spiritual and material worlds, and race and ethnicity in American ...
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U.S. Society and Race Relations »

A 5 page paper discussing two books in relationship to prejudices. The books are, 'Natives and Strangers: A Multicultural History of Americas,' by Leonard Dinnerstein, Roger L. Nichols, and David M. Reimers, and 'Lies My Teacher told Me: Everything Your American History textbook Gone Wrong,' by James W. Loewen. The ...
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Native American Religions, the Sacred Pipe, and Peyote »

A 5 page overview of two items of extreme importance to some Native American cultures, the Sacred Pipe and peyote. Describes the use of each and stresses that these are items of religion which deserve the same respect shown for any other religious object such as a crucifix or ...
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Henry David Thoreau and the War in Iraq »

This 3 page paper uses Thoreau's comments in Chapter 6 of "Walden" to discuss the war in Iraq. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Conspiracy and Abraham Lincoln's Assassination »

A 16 page paper which considers the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, proving it qualifies as a ‘real conspiracy,’ supported by a hypothesis that proves a simple conspiracy that began with a kidnapping plot but ended in murder featured John Wilkes Booth at the top of the hierarchy, with subordinates including ...
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David Blight: Race and Reunion »

This 4 page paper is a review of and reaction to David Blight’s book on the Civil War, “Race and Reunion.” Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Civil Disobedience and Civil Rights Leaders »

This 5 page paper takes a look at civil rights and the use of civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and David Thoreau are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Slavery According to Henry David Thoreau »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the stance of Henry David Thoreau on slavery and how this stance coincides with this transcendental idealism. The writer argues that examination of this issue in Thoreau's life shows a slow evolution from passive resistance to open admiration for the action taken by ...
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War As Viewed by David Malouf and Voltaire »

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares Voltaire's Candide and David Malouf's Fly Away Peter. The writer argues that these two anti-war novels approach their subject from very different perspectives, yet there is common ground also. No additional sources cited.
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Blue Sky Dream by David Beers »

A 5 page analysis of the book Blue Sky Dream by David Beers. In this book, Beers offers his readers an unusual combination of personal memoir and commentary on the psychology behind the Cold War. This unusual perspective is half autobiography, half political commentary. Beers pictures his family as part ...
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Race Concept and its History »

14 pages in length. Drawing upon the work of David Goldberg's "Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning," one can readily argue that idea of race has always combined references to what is seen as natural (fixed) and social construct, suggesting that very divergent discourses have been implemented ...
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