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Term Papers on Origins of the Santa Claus Legend

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The Wild West and Wyatt Earp »

This 7 page paper outlines the life and exploits of the famous lawman whose legend entertains us to this day. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American Author Washington Irving »

5 pages in length. As one of America's most celebrated authors who is often called the father of the American short story, Washington Irving's illustrious career spanned a multitude of literary classifications including poetry, essays, travel writing, biography, columns and short stories. His two most famous works – ...
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Washington Irving’s Worldview »

A 4 page paper which examines the author’s worldview as seen in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Davy Crockett's Frontier Life »

A 5 page paper which examines the life and legend of frontiersman-politician-adventurer Davy Crockett, and considers how different American history would have been, had there been no Battle of the Alamo. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Yoda's Wit and Wisdom »

The wit and wisdom of the character, Yoda, from the Star Wars trilogy is appropriate to many different situations and individuals. This 6 page essay is based on sayings that are credited to Yoda, but are appropriate to the understanding of more modern media representations, ancient tales of heroes and Chinese legends of ...
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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Why Livy And Thucydides Chose To Write About War and Rome »

3 pages in length. The reasons for Livy and Thucydides to choose their respective historical topics are not merely to chronicle the events that occurred during each author's respective period but rather to bring question to how and why they originated, with both casting doubt on the validity for ...
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How Abraham Lincoln Overcame Social and Political Obstacles in the Elimination of Slavery and Preservation of the Union »

This is a 4 page paper discussing the political and social obstacles Lincoln had to overcome to achieve his goals. After President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated on April 16, 1865, writer Stephen Oates in his book “Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths” (1984) said that Lincoln became symbolic to ...
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