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Nuclear Weapons and Tensions Between Pakistan and India »

29 pages in length. The myriad issues India and Pakistan continue to face that have increased the tension and proliferation of nuclear weapons on the South Asian continent are vast and complex. With nuclear conflict, religious diversity and leadership disharmony heading the long list, other issues just as ...
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Kentucky History and John Hunt Morgan »

This 5 page paper explores Morgan's importance in the Civil War and his long term impact on Kentucky history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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U.S. Capitalism and Slavery »

A 5 page discussion of the importance of the institution of slavery to capitalism. In the U.S., however, the issues surrounding slavery lasted long past the time where the institution was becoming extinct in other regions of the world. This long life can be attributed to the relative ...
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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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American Revolution Causes »

All too often, our contemporary media portrays the American Revolutionary War as a relatively brief and glorious fight for Independence from British taxation. In reality, it was for at least a century and a half prior to the onset of Revolutionary conflict that the forthcoming war was foreshadowed through ...
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Terrorism War's Cost and the Dilemma of George W. Bush »

A 3 page paper arguing that George W. Bush has no clear idea of how long the war against terrorism will last, how much it will cost or when he will need to raise taxes to pay for the effort. The bottom line is that there are too many ...
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Cross Boarder Crime and Terrorism Following the Cold War »

This 3 page paper looks at the increase in transnational organized crime and terrorism since the end of the cold war, looking at ho and why it has increased. The patterns and influences are all discussed along with the impact of liberalism. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
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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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Causes and Effects of the Mexican-American War »

This 4 page paper discusses the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War. It argues that the basic causes were the Westward expansion of the United States and the annexation of Texas; effects include a huge increase in size, but unfortunately, increased tension between the two countries. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Pecos Printers Pricing »

A 5 page paper in two parts. Part 1 (4 pages) provides a management accounting exercise in pricing and selling printers. The owner of the company fails to realize he can accept lower unit prices after meeting his fixed costs. Part 2 discusses marketing alliances between 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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Civil Rights Movement and its Long Term Social Impact »

This 5 page paper looks at the long term effect of the civil rights movement on society in the long term. Such things as the concept of freedom and citizenship are considered. Also examined is the idea that although the benefits outweigh the costs, the social costs to the black ...
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History, Brands, and Product Life Cycles »

This 4 page paper considers why a brand with a long history, or the perception of a long history may not be as successful as a more up to date brand. The paper considers the role of the product or brand lifecycle and the impact historical association may have ...
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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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South Korea Racism Awareness »

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of racism in South Korea. It outlines a communications campaign to increase awareness. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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The Industrial Revolution and Women »

This 5 page essay discusses the positions taken by Nancy F. Cott and Gerda Lerner addressing the question of whether or not the Industrial Revolution provided increased opportunities for women in the 1830s, with Cott arguing the pro side and Lerner presenting the opposing position. Bibliography lists 2 sources. ...
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Late 19th Century Leisure »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the development of leisure in the late nineteenth century and how it resulted largely due to the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. The writer discusses leisure activities that hinged on a technological innovation and also touches on the socioeconomic implications of increased ...
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Positive Aspects of American Industry and the North American Free Trade Association »

A 15 page research paper on how NAFTA benefits American industry. The writer cites many positive aspects of increased trade with Mexico including that of higher-paying domestic jobs. The specific case of the automobile industry is offered as an example to support the writer's thesis. Statistics are provided to support/back-up ...
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Lystra's "Searching The Heart" - Analysis »

4 pages in length. Lystra's "Searching the Heart: Women, Men, and Romantic Love in Nineteenth-Century America" draws its influence from a long-standing misinterpretation of Victorian love and relationships as being covert and void of romantic undertones. The chronological scope of the nineteenth century provides for a more focused ...
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Falkland Islands' War he War for the Falklands: Altruism or Economic Control? »

In 1982 Argentina invaded a handful of islands in the South Atlantic that supported a population of barely 2,000 humans (and approximately one hundred sheep for each human). Experts and non-experts were proposing theories that ranged from the Argentine foot soldier's view of 'freeing the islands from the yoke ...
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Retirement and American Women »

An 8 page paper which discusses how women spend their retirement in the United States. Issues discussed involve women working for more years than men, living longer than men, and how women look at retirement, among other various issues relating to the leisure years of women in America. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Civil Rights' Struggles of African American Women »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the wya in which Belinda Robnett relates two specific themes in her book How Long? How Long? African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights. These themes include the role that women played in the background of the ...
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Appalachian History and the Notarious Feud Between the Hatfields and McCoys »

This 7 page paper points out the long term impact of this incredulous event in American history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Operation Iraq and History of France Since the Renaissance »

A 4 page overview of France’s history since the Renaissance, the many wars and the increasing tendency to move further and further from the side of the U.S. The author contends that during the Cold War in particular France became heavily involved economically in the Middle East and that ...
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United States Economy and Persian Gulf War Effects »

A 5 page paper documenting the residual affects of the Persian Gulf War on the U.S. economy in which the writer explores three specific economic affects: the cost required to repair damage done to Iraqi and Kuwaiti civilians to restore livelihood in the region; the financial obligation the U.S. has ...
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Native American Culture Decline »

A 5 page overview of the factors which have affected Native American culture. Defines Native American culture as being composed of a number of distinctive components. Relates the concern that while the number of Native Americans may be increasing, the cultures of many groups are being lost as they associate ...
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US Government's Failure of the Late Nineteenth Century Assimilation of Native Americans »

During the second half of the 19th century there were increased efforts to assimilate the Native American Indians into the mainstream settler culture. This 7 page paper looks at the way this assimilation was undertaken and why it was bound to fail. The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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School Violence and its History »

This seven-page-paper presents a discussion the history of school violence and the reasons for increased school violence in recent decades. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Native American Cultural Changes »

This 5 page paper looks at the Culture of the native Americans and the way in which it has changed over the years as a result of increased immigration to the United States. From the days before Columbus to the current day the culture has evolved through force rather than ...
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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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War as a Business »

War years are marked by inflation, balanced by increased profits and decreased unemployment. The bottom line: profits for those businesses which choose to supply material for the military and the war effort. This 5 page paper provides information and an example for a propaganda paper with the thesis, War is a positive force ...
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Late Nineteenth Century Presence of Europe in Southeast Asia »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of factors that influenced the European Presence in Southeast Asia near the turn of the century. Further, this paper also considers elements that impacted the maintenance of European interests following the turn of the century, including increasing development in Japan and the ...
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Industrial Revolution, Gender Distinction, and Fashion »

A 14 page discussion of the contention that gender differentiation in both the public and private spheres became increasing exaggerated during the Industrial Revolution. The author describes the clothing of the time by decade and concludes that gender distinctions in terms of fashion were indeed exaggerated. Women's fashions ...
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Case Study on the Cola Wars Between Coke and Pepsi »

This 10 page paper examines a case study provided by the student that considers Coca-Cola and PepsiCo, and their position the carbonated soft drinks market. The writer outlines the current situation in the soft drinks market, the way that these companies may increase revenue in the current market using the ...
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Louis the Fourteenth's French Provincial Furniture »

5 pages in length. French Provincial furniture originated during the time of Louis XIV. Up until this period, provincial furniture pieces were few and far between; if they did exist, they were constructed very simply. Furniture production of this countrified style began to increase once France established ...
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The Pluralist Family and Feminism »

A 5 page paper analyzing the role feminism has played in the development of the many alternative familial structures we see today. The paper argues that the increased separation of women from the home following the Industrial Revolution, and their establishment of an economic base, has stimulated independence of thought ...
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US Industrial Revolution's Importance »

This 5 page paper examines the industrial revolution as it applies to a variety of factors such as transportation, the textile industry and communications. The premies that the standard of living has increased as a result is highlighted. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Various Views on Revolution Causes and Impacts »

A 4 page overview of the perceptions of Edmund Burke, Maximillien Robespierre, and Thomas Paine. The author of this paper emphasizes the opinions of Thomas Pain and asserts that revolutions do no necessarily result in long-term instability and violence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Europe's Industrial Revolution »

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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A Reading of Fawn M. Brodie's Thomas Jefferson, An Intimate History »

A 5 page analysis of 'Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History' by Fawn M. Brodie. It has always seemed contradictory that the man who wrote that "all men are created equal" was a slave owner, and that it was rumored he had a long-standing sexual relationship with one of his black ...
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Jefferson and Hemmings, Fiction or Fact »

This 7 page paper discusses the long running controversy of the parentage of Sally Hemmings' children. DNA evidence as well as newest findings examined. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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1959's Cuban Revolution »

A 5 page examination of the positive and negative effects of the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Some of the issues address include the racial population since the revolution, the economic status, and the conditions relating to the seizure of property during the revolution. In many ways, however, the revolution is not ...
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Haiti, Chile, and Revolution »

A 6 page exploration of the 1973 Chilean revolution and the 1797 Haiti revolution. The author emphasizes that while both of these revolutions, in the short term, accomplished their original rational or purpose but both failed in the long term to progressively better the conditions for the people that launched ...
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War Without Mercy by John Dower »

A 5 page summation and analysis of the major points in John Dower's War Without Mercy. In this book, Dower examines the conflict in the Pacific during World War II from the perspective of how it represented long-standing attitudes and racial prejudices. Dower shows how both sides—Axis and Allied—saw ...
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United States and and the End of the Cold War by John L. Gaddis »

A 3 page book review The United States and the End of the Cold War by historian John L. Gaddis. This text presents a thorough and insightful look backwards at the four decade long struggle known as the Cold War, focusing particularly on why it ended and what lessons the ...
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Aftermath of the Cold War »

A 5 page discussion of the primary ideologies which were at play during the Cold War years and how the aftermath of those years have shaped our current world environment. Uses the events which have unfolded in Afghanistan, and the current U.S. military action in Afghanistan, to underscore the ...
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Europe During the Mid 19th Century and Social Changes »

This 6 page paper looks at the way that the economic changes in mid nineteenth century Europe resulted in changes in the social structure. The paper includes discussion in the class structure, the long term impact of the industrial revolution and the poor laws. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Corporate Culture and Management of China and the Effects of the Cultural Revolution »

This 10 –age paper considers the way in which the Chinese Cultural revolution (1966-1976) impacted on management and corporate culture in both the short and the long term, including the continuing ongoing effects still felt today. The role of the importation Hong Kong managers is also considered. The bibliography cites ...
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On the Fiftieth Anniversary of 'The Second Sex' Publication A Letter to Addressed to Simone De Beauvoir »

A 5 page letter to French philosopher and feminist Simone De Beauvoir on the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of her controversial book, 'The Second Sex,' specifically addressing its continued relevance along with ideas which are no longer applicable in a world of birth control, legalized abortion and the relaxing ...
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