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Term Papers on Nicholas II, the Last Czar of Russia

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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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Second World War's Mythological Nature »

A 4 page analysis of the book 'The Best War Ever: America and World War II,' by Michael C.C. Adams. The writer demonstrates how Adams explores and debunks the myths that Americans have insisted on associating with the 'last good war' - World War II. No additional sources cited.
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Westernization of Russia/The Petrine Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Gearing Up for War: Europe 1939 »

This 8 page paper discusses conditions in Europe on the eve of World War II. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Historical Aspects of Russia, Austria, and France Between 1815 and 1919 »

A five page paper which looks at some elements of the history of Austria, France and Russia between 1815 and 1919, with particular reference to state terrorism as a means of controlling dissent.
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Russia's Industrial Development from 1689 Until the Romanov Dynasty »

A 16 page paper discussing the industrial revolution in Russia throughout the rule of the Romanov dynasty. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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History of Russia in a Combination of 4 Papers »

This 22- page paper is comprised of four shorter papers dealing with Russia. The first is a 17-page paper that traces the history of Russia from ancient rulers, through the Romanov dynasty, the Decembrist revolution, the revolution of 1905 and the Revolution of 1917. It discusses the Communist ...
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A World War II Submarines History »

A 7 page review of the factors that interplayed in determining the utilization of submarines in World War II. The author notes the development of the submarine in the U.S. Civil War but contends that it was largely ignored by world powers until World War II. The Germans distinguished themselves ...
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Link Between the Civil Rights Movement and Black Missississippians Service in the Second World War »

A 14 page (13 pp. + 1 pg. outline) paper which examines how serving in the U.S. armed forces during World War II in World War II influenced black Mississippians to become prominent members of the civil rights movement, specifically considering Medgar and Charles Evers and Amzie Moore. Bibliography ...
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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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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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Thomas More - Utopia »

6 pages. Using the last two paragraphs of Utopia by Thomas More, one can come to their own conclusion as to how the outcome of Utopia affects them. This paper is the writer's own opinion on these paragraphs as well as how and why Thomas More's well-known publication ...
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World War II the US and Japan »

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. ...
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National Cathedral of Washington DC »

A 6 page paper providing a brief history of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. and then focusing on some of the special national events that have taken place there. The National Cathedral has provided the setting for prayer services for the country during World War II and following ...
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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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1917 Russian Revolution and its Success »

This 8 page paper looks at the uprising in 1905 and why the Russian autocracy prevailed as compared with the success of the revolution in 1917. Marxism in Russia is explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Axis Strategies in WWII »

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle ...
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States and Social Revolution by Theda Skocpol »

In 7 pages, the author reports on Theda Skocpol's States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China, and discusses what she perceives to be the question Skocpol is trying to answer, Skocpol's main argument, the theory Skocpol draws, how this answer was reached, the methods used ...
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19th and 20th Century Naval Power »

A 4 page discussion of the relative importance of the world's naval forces. By World War II, in fact, the battleship had come to be regarded as the ultimate offensive weapon. During this time the theories of Clausewitz, a Prussian military strategist, were commonly employed by most of ...
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Overview of the Bloodless 'Glorious Revolution' »

A 5 page research paper that examines the bloodless revolt of 1688-89, referred to as the "Glorious Revolution," the competing political factions of the country, the Whigs and the Tories, united to dispose James II and in favor his daughter Mary and her husband, William, Stadtholder of the Netherlands. While ...
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Compare and Contrast: The Two World Wars »

A 12 page paper which details some of the circumstances of World War I and II. World War I took place in the beginning of the century and changed the balance of powers that were in existence for centuries. Europe was virtually devastated by the war and the United States ...
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The Reasons Cited for the Onset of World War I »

This 5 page essay analyzes four specific essays regarding the origins of World War I and comments on how Kaiser Wilhelm II would feel about the writers' comments. Different theories for the reasons for the War are discussed with contradictory evidence offered. No bibliography.
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Tone Setting Early 20th Century Conflicts »

This 6 page paper examines the twentieth century and how early conflicts predicted the rest of what would occur. World War I and World War II are examined along with conflicts like Vietnam and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Iraqi War and Its Impacts on the U.S. Economy »

A 3 page overview of the two views regarding the economic impact our current war with Iraq will have on the American economy. Those who support the war often contend that it will positively impact the economy much like World War II was successful in bringing us out of ...
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Churchill/The Gathering Storm »

A 5 page book review that examines Winston Churchill’s World War II memoir. Churchill, as Prime Minister of Great Britain, played a pivotal role in the cataclysmic conflict known as World War II. After the war, Churchill focused on his considerable literary talent and penned a six volume, comprehensive history ...
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Battle of the Bulge, Overview »

This 3 page report offers an overview of the Battle of the Bulge, which was the last large offensive launched by the German army during WWII. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Major Female Characters in Mohicans and Van Winkle »

This 5 page report discusses the few female characters presented in James Fenimore Cooper’s “The Last of the Mohicans” (1826) and Washington Irving’s “Rip Van Winkle” (1819). The few clues the authors present demonstrate the near facelessness of women in these two literary works of the early 1800s. No other sources.
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Historian and Journalist George Washington Williams »

An 8 page paper which examines this important African-American journalist and historian, particularly his role in exposing the imperialistic regime of the Belgian Congo’s King Leopold II. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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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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The Postive and Negative Impacts of the Two World Wars »

6 pages in length. Postwar activities inherently reflect the inevitable process of catch-up and convergence; while this process takes place, scores of people work diligently as a means by which to piece their lives back together. In assessing the positive and negative impacts of both World War I ...
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1941 through 1951 America's Changing Decade A Decade of Change »

This 3 page paper explores U.S. history and the impact that World War II, the Korean War and the cold war had on the nation. Both the economy and the American psyche are discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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Mass Customization and Marketing Questions »

A 7 page paper in two parts, each addressing separate marketing questions. Part I discusses a 2004 magazine article addressing the shift from mass marketing to "micro marketing" and what it could mean to marketers, consumers and the US economy. Part II assesses primary product categories and market ...
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America's Sexism and Racism History »

A concise 5 page essay on the historical origin of racism and sexism in the Americas. The writer details how the White Man brutally conquested the Native Indians and continued a reign of racist oppression thereafter. Sociopolitical examples such as The Chinese Exclusion Act, the persecution of Japanese-Americans during World ...
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United States Special Forces History and Uses »

A 10 page overview of the history of the Special Forces. Emphasizes how World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War shaped these forces. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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History of the UN and its Influences »

A 6 page overview of the post World War II history of the United Nations. Discusses its objectives and driving forces. Identifies the United Sates as being one of the largest shapers of the UN. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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1898 to 1948 Spanish History »

Spain was forced to grant independence to most of its colonies during the 1800s. The remaining colonies (Cuba and the Philippines) were lost to the United States in 1898 at the end of the Spanish-American War. This 5 page paper explores fifty years of Spanish history, from the end of the Spanish ...
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Ambiguities Throughout the History of Politics »

6 pages in length. The writer discusses historical ambiguities as they relate to civil rights, World War II and the rise and fall of the Cold War. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Hiroshima Devastation »

A 5 page paper that argues the point that President Harry S. Truman was presented with a number of alternatives other than the bombing of Hiroshima in bringing about the end of World War II. These alternatives are discussed, with the focus being placed on Truman's failure to clarify ...
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Truman Proclamation/Continental Shelf »

A 5 page research paper that discusses this document. Shortly after World War II, the U.S. government, realizing that petroleum resources would be integral to the future and that there would soon be technology capable drilling offshore for oil, drafted a presidential proclamation to ensure that the U.S. had a ...
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Alexander II and Serf Emancipation »

This 12 page paper examines the role of Alexander II. Was it significant enough? Could he have done more? The history is explored and questions contemplated. Bibliography lists sources.
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America's Wars »

This 5 page paper examines the American rationale for its involvement in the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the latest conflict—Iraq. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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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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A Personal View of The End of Victory Culture »

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of his concepts in The End of Victory Culture, especially as they relate to the transition in perceptions of the American war story in post-World War II Cold War America. No additional sources cited.
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Napoleon Bonaparte and the French Revolution »

A 6 page paper which examines various issues relating to the French Revolution and Napoleon as seen in the texts “Civilization: Sources, Images And Interpretations” Vol.II, Since 1600 by Dennis Sherman and Seventh Edition, A History of Western Society, by McKay Hill Buckler. Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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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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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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Nineteenth Century America's Rapid Urbanization Causes and Effects »

This 8 page paper discusses the causes of rapid urbanization during the last half of the 19th century, with an emphasis on the last decades of that century. The writer explains there were many factors contributing to the exploding population in cities, including industrialization and immigration. Comments regarding the factors ...
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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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