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Slavery in Cape Colony, Before and After 1815 »

This 22 page research paper provides examination of literature, which investigates the nature slavery in Cape Colony prior to and after 1815, which is when Cape Colony was officially annexed by the British and became a colony of the British Empire. Bibliography lists 40 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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African American Subjugation and Slavery »

This 5 page research paper explores the root causes and motivations, economic , social and ideological, behind the establishment of slavery in the American colonies. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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1560 to 1890 European Dominance »

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution ...
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The Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on the American Colonies »

This 5 page paper examines issues related to slavery in colonial America. Economic and social effects of slavery are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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An Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in America »

A 6 page analysis of Edmund S. Morgan's book American Slavery/American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. In this book Morgan examines the economic and demographic development of early Virginia. The fact that a love for liberty and equality in the American colonies developed simultaneously with a reliance on the ...
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American History and the Place of Anne Hutchinson »

A 10 page paper discussing the troublesome maverick of the religious community of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Anne Hutchinson (1591-1643) was outspoken and opinionated at a time when such attitudes were unseemly (if not outright scandalous) and when women were paid little more respect than were children. She ...
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History of the Philippines from Various Perspectives »

A 5 page research paper that offers two opposing perspective to the acquisition of the Philippines by the US. The writer argues that the official version of this acquisition emphasizes the altruistic characteristics of US colonial rule, but fails to mention the hidden agenda of the US Senate to ...
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The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies »

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant ...
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Puritanism and the English Civil War »

This 6 page paper is written in two parts. The first part considers he background, causes, course and consequences of the English Civil War (1625-1649, the second part looks at t he concept of Puritanism and how it contributed to the founding of American Colonies. The bibliography cites 2 sources. ...
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U.S. Colonies and Slavery »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from ...
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17th Century America and Black Slavery »

A 9 page overview of what life was like for seventeenth century African slaves in the American colonies. The author traces the slave experience from its point of origin in Africa to the homes of the white slave owners. This paper emphasizes that the African American slave experience was quite ...
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Georgia Slaver »

A paper which looks at the various factors which combined to initiate the acceptance and legalisation of slavery in Georgia, which was the last colony to adopt the practice. The paper considers the economic, political and religious elements which gave rise to acceptance of slavery by Georgians, and the way ...
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Brazil's Democracy Development »

The development in democracy in Brazil has demonstrated a different pattern that seen in other parts of the world. This 5 page paper examines the development of democracy and includes consideration of the history as a Portuguese colony and the role of slavery as well as the military coups and ...
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English Colonization »

This is a 5 page paper that examines early English colonization. It describes the manner of interaction between the native peoples and the colonists. It gives a brief history of the development of cultures within the colonies. An attempts is made to explain the paradox inherent in the development of political ...
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The Problems Leading Up to the American Revolution »

This 4 page paper delineates the fact that revolution was almost assured from the time the very first English ship arrived here. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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American Colonies and Slavery Origins »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from participating ...
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American Revolution and Family Metaphors »

This 10 page paper examines the use of the family metaphor (children , parent, mother country, etc.) in describing the relationship between England and the colonies. The American Revolution is discussed. The works of various authors who wrote during the 1770s are examined. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Edmund S. Morgan/American Slavery, American Freedom »

A 4 page book review of Morgan's award-winning treatise on the evolution of racism in the American colonies. In this text, which is one of the most "celebrated books in recent American historiography," Morgan explores the connections between "slavery, freedom, persistent inequality and American egalitarianism." Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Popularity of French Children’s Songs in French Colonies »

A 3 page paper which examines why the children’s songs frere Jacque and sur le pont d’avignon are so popular in the French colonies of Haiti and the Caribbean Islands. No sources cited.
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Daily Life during the Seven Years War in North America »

This 5 page paper discusses what life was like in America during the Seven Years War from the point of view of a colonist. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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American Colonies and Mercantilism »

This 3 page paper examines the belief known as 'mercantilism' and how it led to the Navigation Acts, which were one of the factors in causing the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Great Britain and China's 2 Opium Wars »

A 6 page paper discussing the causes and results of the two Opium Wars (1839-1842 and 1856-1858) between China and Britain. In 300 years of trade with China, Britain had developed a thirst for China's tea as well as appetites for Chinese silk and porcelain, but pre-industrial China found very ...
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NC During Colonial American and Early Republic History »

7 pages in length. North Carolina's first wave of permanent English settlers came in the form of southeastern Virginia immigrants, whose relationship to the tidewater area helped label them as 'overflow' settlers. Their final destination at mid-century came to be a northeastern part of North Carolina known as ...
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Society and Politics of the French Speaking Portion of Africa »

This 5 page report discusses the French theory and resultant attitude of a “civilizing mission” in terms of its relationships with the nations of Africa. The ways in which such attitudes shaped the mindsets and identity of French-speaking African nations are as deeply imbedded as the ides of the ...
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United States, the Caribbean, and Slavery »

An 8 page paper that explores the issue of whether slaves lived under 'better' conditions in either of these countries. The paper shows that the conditions of the slaves was similar during the years of slavery, and discusses the current debate on the socioeconomic impacts of slavery in the two ...
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A Review of The Life of James Madison »

A 5 page paper which examines the book "The Life of James Madison" by Gaillard Hunt. The book is also discussed in comparison with another work which focuses on James Madison titled "If Men Were Angels James Madison and the Heartless Empire of Reason" by Richard K Matthews. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Narrative of Frederick Douglass »

The value in a narrative such as the one written by Mr. Douglass is that it was written at the time and tells the stories that happened to him and to the people who were part of his world. The year is 1845. It is approximately two decades ...
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Comparison of Structure of Scientific Revolution by Thomas Kuhn and The Content Of The Form Narrative Discourse And Historical Representation by Hayden White »

5 pages in length. The writer compares approaches between the two authors by illustrating that when discussing the significance of this comparison, what it teaches, why anyone should care about it and what it tells about history, it is important to expound upon 1) the important role history plays ...
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Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution »

A 14 page comparison & contrast research paper citing the causes, actions, and results of each of these historic revolutions. The writer concludes that each war was fought for obviously different reasons and in markedly different ways. Nevertheless, the American Revolution did have some influence upon the French Revolution even ...
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Oratorical Comparisons of Frederick Douglass and Thomas Jefferson »

A 5 page comparison between the oratorical capabilities of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass. Each of their relevant accomplishments and overall influence are examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Welsh Poet Dylan Thomas »

A 5 page paper that examines the flamboyant and controversial life of modern Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. Included are excerpts from Thomas' poem entitled Fern Hill, as well as a comparison between him and E.E. Cummings. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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English and French Governments »

A 6 page paper discussing the rise of France and England in power after the end of the Crusades. Analyzes the feudal and aristocratic systems of government in each country and draws comparisons to the present-day US. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Comparison Between Thomas Jefferson and Publius »

This 2 page paper looks at the writing group known as Publius and Thomas Jefferson's views... comparisons are made. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass »

Approximately 6 pages worth of notes useful for a general comparison of Thomas Jefferson and Frederick Douglass. No Bibliographic references.
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1848's French Revolution »

20 pages in length. An in-depth sociopolitical analysis of the causal factors behind the (second) French Revolution of 1848. Some comparisons are made between this incident and the (first) Revolution of 1789. Many scholarly `opinions are incorporated. Bibliography lists 15+ sources.
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Review of Hidemi Suganami's 'Narratives of War Origins and Endings A Note On The End Of the Cold War in Millennium' »

A 14 page review of the article by Hidemi Suganami. The author of this paper criticizes Suganami's tendency to spend more time explaining why he formatted his article a particular way than digging into the circumstances surrounding the initiation and eventual culmination of the Cold War. The works ...
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Comparative Analysis of Latest 'Hot' Books on Management »

This 5 page report discusses -- Speed is Life (Davis), Evolve (Kanter), Built to Last (Collins and Porras), and Winning the Talent Wars (Tulgan) -- are examples of how different issues in the work world have created separate and unique problems, concerns, and solutions. It can be argued that such books cannot necessarily be ...
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A Decade in the Persian Gulf »

This 6 page paper explores the region ten years after the Gulf War and assesses what has happened over the course of a decade. Attention to technology and military preparedness is provided and a description and comparison of countries in the region is also included. Iraq's invasion of Kuwait and ...
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George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society »

The theory is explored by a look at George Ritzer's book The McDonaldization of Society in this 5 page paper. Related notions are discussed and many illustrations are used, including Wal Mart's attack on Sheryl Crow's CD. Also included is a comparison of the phenomenon to Marxist concepts.
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Adams Morgan and Foggy Bottom Neighborhoods of Washington D.C. »

A 24 page paper that provides an overview of the major representational aspects of both the Foggy Bottom and Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. in a comparison that evaluates the transformation since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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The History of the Alien Tort Statute »

20 pages. This research paper describes the history of the Alien Tort Statute and why it was enacted. Using cases from the past as well as contemporary cases, the paper details how the statute has been used and for what reasons. A comparison is made between the Alien Tort Statute ...
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Student Submitted American History Questions »

This 5 page paper looks at three question posed by the student. Firstly the popular notion of the Native American Indian as a war like savage and the comparison with the noble savage is considered. The effect of the American Revolution are discussed and the advent and use of phrenology. ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Native Americans and Buddhists »

A 6 page overview of the similarities and differences in Buddhist culture and Native American culture. Emphasizes the diversity of Native American cultures and stresses that one must be specific regarding time period to make applicable comparisons. Compares primarily contemporary Buddhism and traditional but contemporary Native American religions. ...
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Comparative Analysis of Cherokee and Appalachian Native American Cultures »

A 9 page comparison of these sometimes diverse yet sometimes astonishingly similar cultures. The author of this paper defines the geographic range encompassed by the Appalachians and the unique peoples who presently live there. The author notes that this range was once the homelands of the Cherokee Indians. ...
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Spanish and English Approaches to Colonial Slavery »

An eight page comparison of English and Spanish colonization of the Americas. Identifies the geographic range of each and the differences between the two countries in regard to issues like dealing with Native Americans, indentured servitude and slavery. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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US Economy and the War Against Terrorism »

A 12 page overview of the impact of our current world fight against terrorism as it applies to world economy. This paper reviews the impacts this fight has had on American economy in comparison with other regions of the world. The contention is presented that despite the criticism our current ...
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Fragile Glory by Richard Bernstein »

An 8 page paper that answers specific questions pertaining to Richard Bernstein's text on France and the French entitled Fragile Glory (1990). Topics covered include French character, comparisons with US culture and French politics. No additional sources cited.
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Women's Roles in Latin America vs. Native America »

a 4 page paper on the consideration of the traditional factors that shape these women's lives. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Chinese American, Black American, and Native American Experiences »

In 5 pages the author compares the historical experiences of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans. A historical narrative of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans is necessary to determine the specific historical factors, social structure factors, and ideological factors that seem to have contributed to the differences ...
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