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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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1980s' Soviet Union »

A 5 page research paper that examines the end of the Cold War, focusing on the arms race and the Soviet Union. After World War II, the world faced another crisis, in the form of expansion by the Soviet Union of its sphere of influence. While historians and scholars differ ...
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1980s' Revolution in Romania and Poland »

A 3 page research paper that contrasts and compares 2 revolutions in the Soviet bloc in the 1980s, specifically Poland and Romania. The writer examines what occurred in each country and the Soviet reaction. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Soviet Union's Uses of Propaganda »

A 15 page paper dealing with the use of propaganda in the Soviet system. Soviet propaganda is examined through chronological development from 1917 to post-Cold War. Bibliography lists 11 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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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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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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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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Police Corruption Selective History »

This 15 page paper focuses on brutality and bribery as it looks at the long standing blue wall of silence. While the history of corruption is discussed, going back to Tammany Hall days, contemporary examples of problems in police departments are discussed in depth. Some studies are cited that ...
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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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Cold War and Yalta Conference of February 1945 »

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography ...
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Relations between the U.S. and the Islamic Republic of Iran »

This 8 page paper describes the history of U.S.-Iran international relations and why Iran has come to distrust the United States. It considers the 1953 U.S. backed coup that overthrew the legally elected Mossadegh government; the Islamic Revolution; and the U.S. backing of Saddam Hussein. It also considers reasons ...
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American Post-Cold War Relations »

A 6 page paper that begins with a brief summary of the Truman Doctrine and why it was adopted. Post Cold War foreign relations between the U.S. and Turkey are discussed, current relations with Turkey and with China are discussed. The writer discusses the differences in those relations and ...
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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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TMI News Coverage Back in 1979 »

This 7 page paper looks back at news reporting in 1979, shortly after the disaster. Various types of print media are evaluated. Bibliography lists 7 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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Presidency of Thomas Jefferson and American History »

In 5 pages the author discusses Thomas Jefferson and his presidency. When looking back over the history of the United States, one person truly stands out as a leader among men. That person is Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson stands as the immortal symbol for freedom and equality ...
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History of Humanism »

This 3 page paper summarises the history of humanisms, which dates back to ancient Greece, some of the followers, such as John Locke and looks at the belief systems of humanists. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Human Intelligence in the Cold War »

This 4 page paper discusses the lessons in Human Intelligence that can be learned from CIA handling of Soviet informants during the Cold War. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Red Storm Rising, The Hunt for Red October, and the Cold War »

A 5 page review of the Cold War years. The author of this paper emphasizes that the intent of the Cold War was to stabilize world politics and to maintain peace. In reality, it could be contended that the real outcome of this political approach was anything but ...
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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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1939 to 1981 Relationship Between the Soviet Union and the Polish Army »

A 7 page research paper that details the relationship between the Polish army and the Soviets between 1939 and 1981. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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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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Could the Cold War Been Avoided by the U.S.? »

6 pages in length. Based upon conjecture, one might readily surmise that even though the United States might have been able to avoid involvement in the Cold War, the desire for power over the Soviets proved to intense to ever consider such an option. Thus, the rise and ...
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Post 1983 U.S. Political Developments »

This 5 page paper considers the major political developments in the United States since 1983 and also the major international developments during this same period. This paper considers issues like NAFTA, the Persian Gulf War and the American response to the breakup of the Soviet Union and the implications ...
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Cold War and Soviet Intelligence Community Success »

This 3 page paper discusses the development of the soviet intelligence community during the cold war. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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John Lewis Gaddis' We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History »

A 6 page analysis of "We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History" by John Lewis Gaddis. The writer presents a summation of the author's main points and argues that the main theme of the book is that the Cold War resulted solely from the ideological imperatives of the Communist Party ...
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Operations of the Central Intelligency Agency »

A 7 page paper discussing the Central Intelligence Agency as it relates to the experiences associated with the arms race with the Soviet Union, Cold War in Europe and Cold War in developing nations. The role of each of the "three communities" of the CIA - covert operations, intelligence gathering and data ...
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Weapons and Their Costs and Damage to Human Life »

This 10 page paper examines the way that weapons technology and development has adversely impacted on the environment and human life. Weapons include nuclear and atomic, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The papers considers the financial costs as well as environmental and social costs, using examples such as the ...
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Nuclear Power and India »

A 15 page research paper which argues that the recent nuclear tests conducted in both India and Pakistan are seen by these countries as political bargaining chips in a dangerous game of nuclear bluff reminiscent of the cold war between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The writer ...
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International Upheaval in 1979 »

This 5 page report discusses 1979 and two of the great international upheavals that shook the political world – the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iran revolution and the U.S. embassy hostage situation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Russian Imperialism and the Warsaw Pact »

A 5 page discussion of the role of the 1955 Warsaw Pact in Russia's past and present imperialistic tendencies. Cautions that while the Warsaw Pact was dissolved with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russian imperialism continues to present many concerns to world order. Bibliography lists ...
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The Battle Of Nomanhan »

This 5 page research paper examines the 1939 Battle of Nomanhan border dispute between the Soviet and Japanese armies. Specifically discussed are the causes of the underlying causes of the battle, what took place, and its impact. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Globalization and Related Issues »

This 14 page paper is written in 4 parts. The first part looks at what is meant by globalization and considers a number of different perspectives. This section includes consideration of the characteristics of globalization. The second part of the paper looks at the role of the World Trade Organization ...
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1400 to 1700 Japanese Relations with the West »

This is a 5 page paper discussing Japanese foreign relations with the West between the years 1400 and 1700. The years from 1400 to 1700 in Japan covered three Japanese historical periods: the Muromachi Period (1333-1573); the Azuchi-Momoyama Period (1573-1603); and, the Edo Period (1603-1867) which also included the great ...
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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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US Soft Power Strategies During the Cold War »

This 10 page research paper examines US soft power strategies employed during the Cold War to counter those of the Soviet Union. A comprehensive overview is provided that includes discussing the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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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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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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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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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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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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Legal System, Civil Rights Movement, and the Nonviolent Social Ideals of Martin Luther King »

This is a 6 page paper outlining Martin Luther King’s messages on non-violence and brotherly love on the legal system during his time and in modern day. An outline of the civil rights movements during the time of Martin Luther King and their effects on the legal system in the ...
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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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A Three Part Historical Paper »

This 5 page paper is in three parts. The first half of the paper considers Europe at the end of the nineteenth century, the role of politics, economics and social background in the lead up the First World War. The second part of the paper considers what was revolutionary about ...
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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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Kim, Kim, and Lee's 'Modes of Foreign Market Entry by Korean SI Firms' Reviewed »

A 4 page paper reviewing a study investigating foreign market entry from an emerging economy into a fully developed one. Results supported five of Kim, Kim and Lee’s (2002) six hypotheses, and the sixth was not entirely rejected out of hand. Rather, the authors tried to explain that ...
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'How to Remember the Forgotten War' by Stanley Weintraub »

A 4 page analysis of an article by Stanley Weintraub, "How to Remember the Forgotten War" (American Heritage, 2000), which concerns the historical evaluation that the Korean War was a draw. Weintraub argues that Korea was a victory due to the fact that the US achieved its goal to push ...
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Contemporary Actions and the Predeterminant of History »

A 4 page contention that our actions today are often determined by decisions that we made well back into the chapters of history. Indeed, even if we consider such gross aspects of our lives as our politics and our religions we see that this is indeed the case. One of ...
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Industrialization and the American Economy »

A 7 page essay discussing the developing U.S. economy in the wake of an emerging Industrial society (writer goes as far back as the late 1860's and upto the mid- 1930's). No Bibliography.
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