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Middle Ages to the 18th Century Power of Religion in England »

This 8 page paper considers the hypothesis that religion is ultimately a tool that is used to control people. Example of the crusades, King Henry VIII and the witch hunts are cited to demonstrate this relations between religion power and control.The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Influences on Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” »

This 3 page paper discusses some of the influences that led Ray Bradbury to write “Fahrenheit 451,” including the Nazi book burnings, the McCarthy witch hunts, and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Questionable Guilt of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 15 page paper discussing the injustices suffered by Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. America's hysteria over the Red Threat needed outlet, and Joe McCarthy's witch hunts had not yet begun. The Rosenbergs provided a scapegoat image through which the entire country could feel better: the 'boys' in ...
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Harris: Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches »

This 5 page paper discusses Marvin Harris's book "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: the Riddles of Culture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Persian Gulf War and U.S. Involvement »

A 7 page outline of the factors behind the Persian Gulf War and U.S. military strategy during that war. Notes the extreme sense of American patriotism which was incited by Saddam Hussein, the harsh contrast between Iraq and American ideology, and the differing goals of these two countries. Bibliography ...
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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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A Review of Lopez's Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages »

5 page review and discussion of the book 'The Commercial Revolution of the Middle Ages,' by Robert S. Lopez. Book describes changes (mostly economic) during the Middle Ages and surrounding periods in Europe. Excellent for those studying courses relevant to the History of Western Civilization. No additional sources.
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Atlantic Revolutions and the Age of Discovery »

A 5 page paper that discusses the factors leading to the Age of Discovery, also called the Age of Expansion. As territories were expanded and colonized, the interchange of cultures also began. The writer then discusses the reasons for the Atlantic Revolutions and the effects of these. Bibliography lists ...
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Returning to the Neolithic Period's Agricultural Revolution »

This 5 page report discusses one of the most significant periods in all of human development. Human history from the Neolithic (sometimes called the “new stone age”) or the period of agricultural revolution demonstrates that humanity evolved from relatively small bands of hunters and gatherers to those who cultivated their own food to those ...
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Children's Emancipation from Their Parents »

A 25 page paper discussing the liberation of children from their parents' control. The emancipation of children from the control of their parents has been an issue in this country for years. Twenty years ago, adults were nearly at a loss for any sense of control over the ...
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Moody's Portrait of Racism »

This 5 page paper discusses Anne Moody's book, Coming of Age in Mississippi for illustrations about racism and activism. Also included are discussions about religion, slavery, gender bias and Moody's assumptions about the future. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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FROM HERE TO ECONOMY - AN ANALYSIS »

This 4-page paper focuses on Buchholt'z "Here To Economy," and explores his ideas that the three greatest economic events were the industrial revolution, the Great Depression, and the information technology age. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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In What Ways Is Reading Literary Works of Another Age Of Value To Understanding History And To Understanding One's Place In History? »

3 pages in length. Learning about history occurs in many more ways than merely through textbook knowledge; indeed, history is taught through some of the most unexpected sources, not the least of which includes literary works from another age. The most important component of these primary historic informers ...
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Analysis and Cross Cultural History of Prostitution »

A 5 page paper on this history of 'the world's oldest profession'-- prostitution. The writer discusses the shape and form that prostitution has taken throughout history with respect to individual cultures and societies such as the Ancient Greeks, Romans, Church in the Middle Ages, and more recent eras as well. ...
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A History of Temperament Theories »

This 10 page paper provides a historical report of theories about temperament. The history begins about 2,500 years ago when the four humors were proposed, a theory that was continued to be popular in the Middle Ages and even later. Philosophies and scientific advancements changed the theme somewhat but there ...
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Procopius/The Secret History »

A 6 page book review that examines Procopius’ The Secret History.The writer argues that examination of this text shows that Procopius felt that the most pressing problem of his generation was the tyrannical and amoral nature of its ruling class. In other words, Procopius’ Secret History offers a ...
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History of American Advertising Quackery and Scams »

This 8 page paper takes a look at scams and quackery in advertising through the ages in America. A focus is on pharmaceuticals but other issues are explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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The Liberian Civil War »

(8 pp) Who is Charles Taylor and what is he doing to Liberia? According to Sheer (2000), from 1990 to 1997, 30,000 to 60,000 armed fighters (10 percent of whom were under the age of 15) raped, stole, and killed their way across the country of what used ...
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Liberia Civil War and Charles Taylor »

(8 pp) Who is Charles Taylor and what is he doing to Liberia? According to Sheer (2000), from 1990 to 1997, 30,000 to 60,000 armed fighters (10 percent of whom were under the age of 15) raped, stole, and killed their way across the country of what used ...
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The Age of Exploration and Onwards - Social and Economic Development »

This is a 7 page paper that provides an overview of social and economic developments from the 15th to 17th centuries. The Age of Exploration, as well as the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment are covered. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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History of Teutonic Knights »

A 6 page research paper that looks at the history of the Teutonic Knights, a military-religious order similar to the better known Templar or Hospitaller Orders of the middle ages. The Teutonic Knights were responsible for bringing Christianity to Eastern Europe through numerous crusades that lasted through to the fifteenth ...
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Civil Rights' Activist Anne Moody »

A 5 page analysis of Moody's autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi. The writer demonstrates that while this book gives a personal account of Moody's involvement with the Civil Rights movement, it can also be seen as a means of understanding what the general experiences of others who were drawn ...
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Anne Moody and Civil Rights Coming of Age in Mississippi »

This 6 page paper uses the text of Anne Moody's book, Coming of Age in Mississippi, as well as the writings of Clayton and Salmond's Debating Southern History, to construct a truer image of the plight of the poor, southern, black woman living in the fifties and sixties and how ...
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Anne Moody's Coming of Age in Mississippi »

A 2.5 page paper which reviews activist Anne Moody’s autobiography, set in the context of the civil rights movement, 'Coming of Age in Mississippi.'
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History of the Crusades in the Latter Middle Ages »

A 12 page research paper that examines the motivations and the effects of the crusades that occurred in the late Middle Ages. Bibliography lists 13 sources.
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Golden Age of American Animation and 5 Entertaining, Escapist, and Propagandist Cartoons of Walt Disney »

A five page paper that critically examines cartoons featuring Mickey Mouse, Dumbo, Goofy, Donald Duck, and Pluto to determine why they were drawn, plots, propaganda, and what makes them integral parts of this golden age. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Nineteenth Century Romanticism and the Importance of William Shakespeare's Hamlet »

This 5 page report explores the idea that “Hamlet” was what literary critic Northrup Frye described as the “central and most significant play, because it dramatized a central preoccupation of the age of Romanticism: the conflict of consciousness and action...No other play has explored the paradoxes of action and thinking ...
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Feudal System Erosion as a Result of the Eleventh Century's Urban Revolution »

This 5 page paper examines the impact of urbanization on the established system of feudalism in the Middle Ages. The Magna Carta, the growth of cities, the centralization of governmental power all led toward the ultimate collapse of feudalism. Bibliography lists six sources.
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French Historian Georges Duby »

This 16 page paper considers the background and work of this French historian who specialised in the middle ages. The paper considers his background and qualifications as well as his studies and then discusses the influence that his work had on the academic community as well as society in general. ...
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Historical Periods the Renaissance, the Reformation and the Scientific Revolution and Emergence of the Modern Era »

A 5 page research paper that examine how these three periods of history reworked the nature of Western civilization and brought it from the Middle Ages into the modern era, by bringing about a totally different perspective on reality and instituting changes that are still evident in today's society and ...
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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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Enlightenment Philosophical Age »

This 5 page paper looks at the thoughts and ideas which abounded during the age of enlightenment. This includes philosophers such as Voltaire, Locke, Mills and Montesquieu. The paper then goes on the examine the effect that these people may have had on the Industrial Revolution and the French Revolution. ...
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Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm »

In The Age of Revolution by Eric Hobsbawm, he gives a thorough and interesting account of the French and Industrial revolutions, albeit from a refreshingly atypical perspective. This 5 page paper asserts that he seems to see the waves of history through an hourglass of Marxist economic theory which gives his book a double ...
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Heroines in Literature and How They Have Evolved »

This 4 page paper chronicles the development of the literary heroine through the ages, profiling the characters of Anna Karenina, Sarah(French Lieutenant's Woman), Nora (The Doll's House) and Maria (Maria Nef). Bibliographpy lists 3 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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Modern Age and Information Renaissance »

A 6 page research paper that argues that our contemporary age is similar to that of the Renaissance. The writer compares the two times on numerous levels, but finds them most similar in that both the Renaissance and contemporary modern times have undergone an 'information revolution.' Bibliography lists 5 sources. ...
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Pros and Cons of the Renaissance Era »

This 5 page paper considers why a person may chose to live in the Renaissance if they had the chance. The looks at both the positive aspects and the negative aspects of this age, focusing on the cultural revolution that was occurring. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Factors in Bringing about the Age of Revolution »

This 7 page paper discusses how mechanism, imperialism and the Enlightenment brought about the Age of Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Stewart L. Udall's The Myths of August »

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed ...
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Richard Dunn's The Age of Religious Wars »

A 5 page review and critique of Richard Dunn’s book “The Age of Religious Wars.” No additional sources cited.
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Modern Culture, the Family, and the Individual »

This 6 page paper takes a look at both sides of the argument as to the positive and negative aspects of individuality. The myth of the family is discussed and the family through the ages, from medieval times, is documented. The paper concludes that individuality is a good thing ...
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Race Evolution and Mitochondrial DNA Research Value »

A 15 page overview of the application of mitochondrial DNA research to tracing the relative ages and interrelationships of the contemporary races of human beings. Distinguishes between mitochondrial and nuclear DNA. Suggests that while mitochondrial DNA is particularly suited to this type of investigation it should be remembered ...
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Industrial Society and Democracy »

Democracy has existed as a form of governing organization in most societies, in one form or another, from the time that government has been necessary. The recent past has been defined by the evolution of industrialism. Democratic governance and capitalism have played a significant role in the development ...
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World Trade and Chile »

A 7 page research paper on Chile's society, economy and recent governmental history, in which they moved from parliamentary government, to socialism, to military control, to democracy, and all within a period of less than 20 years. Other countries would have dissolved into civil war with such extreme swings in ...
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Socioeconomic Inequality in Nineteenth Century US »

This 3 page paper discusses the various factors leading to socioeconomic inequality in this period in US history. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Industrialization and Its Social Impacts at the End of the Nineteenth Century »

This 4 page paper considers the various social impacts industrialization had on the nation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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1820s and 1840s Age of the Common Man »

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. ...
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Diabetes and the Aging Native American Population »

A 6 page overview of the problems presented by diabetes among elderly Native Americans. This paper emphasizes the importance of the recognition of cultural differences in addressing diabetes and other health problems for these people. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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