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Term Papers on Life Changing Events - Angelas Ashes

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Changes in the 20th Century »

A 6 page outline on the societal changes which occurred during the Twentieth Century. Discusses some of the major events such as World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Coordinates the technological evolution experienced in this century with the societal changes which have occurred and ...
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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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20th Century's Most Historic Events »

A 7 page discussion of several of the most significant events of the twentieth century. Emphasizes that the twentieth century has quite possibly witnessed more changes in world politics than any other time in history. Provides a brief outline of four of these changes: the Berlin Airlift, the ...
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Significant Events in American History between the late 1950s and 2002 »

A 5 page paper that outlines and briefly discusses some of the major events of the last 45 years in the United States and their impact on American life. Some of those events include the 2000 presidential election, the attack on America, Vietnam, Dr. King ...
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U.S. Democracy and the Civil Rights Movement »

6 pages. The Civil Rights Movement in American Democracy had a great impact on life in the 1950's and 1960's. Within this paper are discussed some of the main events of the movement, their importance, and who was involved. Some of the major organizations associated with the Civil Rights Movement are discussed ...
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Abraham Lincoln - Personality Development »

This 6 page paper begins by reporting and discussing events and experiences in Lincoln's childhood and early life and comments on certain events may have shaped his personality according to theorists. The next part of the paper discusses Lincoln's developmental level according to Maslow's hierarchy of needs and moral ...
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Great Britain's Industrial Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based ...
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Comparative Analysis of PreIndustrial and Industrial Societies »

This 3 page paper takes a look at the industrial revolution and how society has changed as a result. There is a focus on city life and how the people changed along with the landscape. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Europe During the 19th Century »

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, ...
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1812 to 1860 Manifest Destiny in the United States »

This 6 page paper explores the concept and how the United States changed between 1812 and 1860 as a result. Ideology, as well as specific events, are discussed. The California gold rush is examined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Five Events That Speeded the U.S. on Her Way to Full World Involvement »

This 4 page paper identifies five key events unfolding between 1877 and 1945 that changed history and our role in world affairs. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Instability and the Cold War »

An 8 page discussion of the Cold War. Contends that this period was anything one of peace and security. Provides examples of the friction which existed between the United States and the Soviet Union, the events culminating in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the dissolution of the Soviet ...
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War and the Readership of Newspapers »

A 5 page discussion of the correlation between wartime events and newspaper circulation. Contends that there is an increased circulation associated with U.S. involvement in war but cautions that this increase may occur gradually over a period of months following the event. Questions whether it is newspapers and ...
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Transforming Tejas Into Texas »

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of ...
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Texas Revolution and the Battle of the Alamo »

4 pages in length, this historical essay describes the events surrounding the Texas Revolution, especially how subsequent battles were affected by the Battle of the Alamo. The Massacre at Goliad and the Battle of San Jacinto are highlighted, as well as a description of events surrounding the Battle of the ...
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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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Coming of Age in Mississippi by Anne Moody and the American Civil Rights Movement »

A 4 page paper which examines the effects of discrimination on Southern blacks during the 1950s as characterized by the lives of Moody’s family and acquaintances, the ways her life changed after leaving home for the city and going onto college, the dangers she confronted while working for racial equality ...
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Precedents to the Revolution in France »

A 6 page paper that discusses times and events that influenced the beginning of the Revolution. The writer discusses the Age of Reason, Renaissances, major people during that time and events like the Reformation and publications of major thinkers. Certain terms had to be used and are underlined in ...
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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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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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Technology and Contemporary Civilization »

This 12 page paper considers the interactions between technology and modern civilization, with a specific analytical view of the impact of technology on social forces, including the way in which we wage war. This paper outlines the changes in military technology as they underscore social change and also assesses ...
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The Iron Heel by Jack London »

(4 pp). A narrator, seven centuries down the road tells us of a "manuscript" he has found. "(There are not ) errors of fact, but errors of interpretation. Looking back across the seven centuries that have lapsed since Avis Everhard completed her manuscript, events, and the bearings ...
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American Family Changes »

This 5 page essay describes the changing American family, considering many aspects including gender roles, ethnic variances, longevity, blended families as well as projections for the future. The paper's position is that the traditional nuclear family was a temporary structure and has been replaced by a revised definition mostly brought ...
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Antislavery Crusadeof Frederick Douglass »

A 5 page examination of the life and work of Frederick Douglass. Includes information regarding his most noted literary works, his activities as a speaker in the abolitionsist movement as well as information on other activities of his life which were dircted against slavery. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Overview of Major Events of Western Civilization »

A 5 page outline of several of the major events encompassed in Western Civilization. These extend from absolutism in Europe to the dissolution of the Cold War. The expansion of the world’s scientific knowledge, nationalism, revolution, industrialization are all identified as important factors in these events. Bibliography ...
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History of Paris During the Late 18th to the Mid 19th Centuries »

This 5 page paper looks at the history of Paris during a tumultuous period through a time of growth for the city . The effects of events on the French people are discussed. Several events and periods are noted inclusive of the French Revolutions and other revolutions ...
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Revolution in Iran of 1979 »

This 5 page paper outlines the events that occurred during the revolution in Iran in 1979 that brought the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini to power. The paper traces the events form the Shah leaving the country, the arrival of the Ayatollah thought the period where there were two government and to ...
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18th Century France's Revolution and Revolt »

This 3 page paper looks at events that led up to the French Revolution as well as the events of the revolution itself. The concepts of revolt and revolution are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Shah, His Advisers, and the Impact of the Iranian Revolution »

A 9 page paper that provides an overview of the events surrounding the Iranian revolution of 1979 and the exile of the Shah, with a concentration on the impact of the events on the Shah's family and close associates. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Civil Rights and Discrimination »

A 5 page paper that addresses the question: how did discrimination motivate the civil rights movement? To answer the question, the writer recounts and discusses two events that had a profound effect on the movement - the Greensboro Four and Rosa Parks. Neither of these events involved large ...
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1955's Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama »

This 5 page paper provides an in depth study of this infamous event in the civil rights movement. Key players such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. are discussed. Also, President Clinton's memory of the 1955 event, as well as his honoring of Parks long after the boycott, ...
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Historical Overview of the Industrial Revolution »

This 5 page paper looks at different aspects of the revolution, including changes in the social environment, how people made fortunes and differences in marketing and consumption. Changes in technology are also discussed and cotton production is used as an example of the first change to spark the revolution. Bibliography ...
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Revolution »

5 pages in length. Revolutions – the fundamental change in political organization as with a an overthrow or rebellion -- have been occurring virtually since the beginning of time. There has been no point in history where there was not some kind of conflict brewing among power hungry ...
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Victorian Age and Changing Women's Roles »

This 10 page paper looks at a variety of changes experienced by the people of Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Marital law changes are addressed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Women's Peace Movement in Israel and Ireland »

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' ...
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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Long Island Slavery »

An eight page paper which describes the history of slavery on Long Island from the first black immigrants to the Revolution. The writer looks at the ways in which life for Northern slaves differed from that of their Southern counterparts, and considers how the change from Dutch to English rule ...
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The Written Word and Creating a Response to a Problem »

Like people, written documents or verbal communications can take on a life of their own. They can be powerful, charismatic and the inherent 'personality' can change a world. This 6 page paper compares the Declaration of Independence with the "I have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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Industrial Revolution's Impact Upon English Lifestyle and Family »

A 5 page paper discussing how family life and the structure of society changed in England as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Industrial Revolution and Great Britain »

A 5 page overview of the social and economic situation in Great Britain which resulted in the Industrial Revolution. Details the changes to the subsistence patterns of the people, the changes in their material cultures, and the changes in their philosophies. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Change Through War »

A 4 page research paper that examines the history of warfare in the 16th and 17th centuries and argues that war provided an engine for social change during this period. The writer discusses how military changes, such as increased army size, brought lasting social, financial and political change. Bibliography ...
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Nineteenth Century Women in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen »

This 10 page paper chronicles how the changing women's roles in society is demonstrated in Jane Austen's 1813 novel, Pride and Prejudice.
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120 Years of American History »

This 6 page paper discusses five specific issues and how they've changed American society since 1885.
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Sitting Bull's Life from Dakota to Wounded Knee »

A 5 page paper which traces the life of Sitting Bull from his birth in Dakota to his death at Wounded Knee, including references to the Ghost Dance, his involvement in the battle of Little Big Horn and his time with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Bibliography cites 6 sources.
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Individual Personality Trait Identification and Hierarchy of Needs by Abraham Maslow »

An 11 page paper describing an individual and relating the collection of personality and character traits to Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, work expectations, motivation (intrinsic or extrinsic), personality and operating according to a systems approach. The individual who has been the ultimate subject of this paper is one cognizant ...
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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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Absolute Monarchy of the Early Modern Era, Style of Baroque, and the Scientific Revolution »

5 pages in length. Introducing such revolutionary concepts as were developed during the scientific revolution truly transformed the way in which the world operated. So many inventions changed how people lived their lives that it was not difficult to leave behind the archaic in favor of the new ...
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Industrial Revolution Changes in Mexico »

7 pages. The years 1825-1925 marked many changes that took place in Mexico during this time of the Industrial Revolution. This paper will focus on the economic growth that was taking place and the changes in the social and economic climates of that time. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Evaluation of Barbara Ehrenreich's The Road to Equality »

An 8 page discussion of "The Road To Equality: Sorry Sisters This is Not the Revolution" by Barbara Ehrenreich. Outlines Ehrenreich's concerns that the original goals and aspirations of the feminist movement have changed over time. Suggests a reassessment of these goals and a return to the ...
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