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Civil Rights in the Late Nineteenth Century and the Abandonment of the Freed Men »

A 6 page research paper which discusses the Compromise of 1877. There was an incredibly close Presidential election in which the Democratic candidate, Tilden, won the popular vote, and the Republican candidate, Rutherford Hayes, won the electoral college. This threw the race into the House of Representatives to be decided. ...
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US Women's Suffrage and its History »

This is a 3 page paper discussing the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement within the United States began in earnest in 1848. Reflecting the sentiments of women around the world, organizers of a national convention that year began the process to ...
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U.S. Voting Rights »

This is a 5 page paper that discusses the history of voting rights in the United States with particular focus on the progress of civil rights and voting rights during the 1960s. The bibliography has 6 sources.
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Process of Making Treaties and the Involvement of Native Americans »

A 7 page discussion of the degree of involvement of Native Americans in the drafting and implementation of treaties. Contends that even those groups who played the largest role in the treaty making process were essentially ineffective in terms of avoiding the final deleterious impact to the people and ...
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Significance of Nineteenth Century Women »

This three-page-paper explores the women of the 1800's. The ability to vote, smoke in public and obtain higher educations are all explored. Bibliography lists one source.
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Women's Right to Vote Movement Success »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. ...
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Overview of the Civil Rights Movement »

This 3 page paper discusses the Civil Rights Movement, with emphasis on tactics used and the voting rights issue. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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'War on Drugs' and its Political Benefits »

This 5 page paper examines America's war on drugs as a part of the popular culture. The war is discussed in various ways, inclusive of the idea that many facts proliferated by the war are just opinions. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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ICT and its Contemporary Life Impacts »

This 10 page paper discusses the following quote “Computing technology is the most powerful and most flexible technology ever devised. For this reason computing is changing everything “where and how we work, where and how we learn, shop, eat, vote, receive medical care, and spend free time, make war, ...
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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 »

This 12 page paper discusses the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and the recent battle over extending its provisions. The extension was signed into law in August, 2007, with its controversial provisions intact. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Civil Rights and James Meredith »

This 5 page report discusses the young man who in 1962 found himself as the focal point of the civil rights movement when he became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss.' Four years later, he was gunned down while leading the 'March Against ...
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Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Voting Rights Act of 1965 »

A 3 page paper which examines and analyzes the need for the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Narration of Process: French Manicure »

A 3 page narration of process involving the French manicure. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Washington D.C. and Contemporary Issues »

A 6 page paper that focuses on transformation of neighborhoods through processes of gentrification and urban revitalization in D.C. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict »

An 11 page discussion of cultural conflict as is evidenced in Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”, Gerald Vizenor’s “The Heirs of Columbus”, and Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. The author notes the underlying theme of the differences in the ...
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Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Colonization and Effects on Native Americans »

A 4 page overview of the different approaches to colonization of Spain and Portugal verses England, France, and Holland in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Describes differences in their interactions with Native Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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International Conflict, Realism v. Constructivism »

A 4 page discussion of the way in which the realists verses constructivist schools of thought came into play during the Cold War. The author defines each school of thought and uses the example of the Kennan school of containment to illustrate the philosophical underpinnings. Bibliography lists 4 ...
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How August Strindberg portrays Naturalism in Three Plays »

(5 pp) In the he late 1880s Strindberg began to experiment with free verse and created the great dramas The Father (1887), Miss Julie (1888), and Creditors (1888). The Father vividly expresses Strindberg's view of the war between the sexes, in which he saw man as ...
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Failure of the American Family as a Sociological Model »

A 6 page contention that the American nuclear family as a sociological model is failing. Lists current issues that verify that contention and suggests a change in attitude from the “us verses them” attitude which so characterizes today’s family to one which is not only receptive to receiving support ...
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Sun, Stars, and Generation of Energy »

A 9 page overview of the method of energy generation by the Sun, specifically the nuclear aspects of this generation. Discussed are the basic processes that lead to energy generation, the reactions that take place, and the mathematical and astronomical theories which apply to these reactions and processes. ...
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Cloning of Animals Controversy »

A 5 page paper that explains the process of nuclear transfer, or non-transgenic cloning, and how this process is currently being used on animal subjects. Also discussed are the controversy that surrounds this issue and the questions this procedure presents in the areas of humanity, ethics, and necessity. ...
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1868 to 1938 Civil Rights in America »

A 4 page contention that Civil Rights first went through a process of development beginning after the Civil War but that this process almost immediately switched to one of deterioration and destruction as a result of white resentment of new-found black rights. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Legacy of Conquest/The American West »

An 8 page book review on Patricia Limerick's history analysis, The Legacy of Conquest. In this book, Limerick presents a persuasive argument that disagrees with the popular conceptualization of the history of the American West. First of all, Limerick disagrees with the idea that 1890 constitutes a clear demarcation line ...
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Considering the Maya »

This 3 page paper examines the ancient Maya civilization, and argues that “popular” scholarship portraying the Maya as sophisticated, peaceful and scientific is wrong; they were warlike and Mayan city-states were at war with each other much of the time. The paper also touches on the way they treated captives. ...
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Comparative Analysis of Terrorist Organizations »

A 12 page paper comparing the Irish Republican Army (IRA), the ETA (a Basque separatist organization), the Shining Path or Sendero Luminoso (SL), and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The writer is concerned with the sociopolitical reasons why each of these organizations exists, their size, scope, ...
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John Schwarz's America's Hidden Success Winning The War On Poverty »

A 5 page paper analyzing John Schwarz's book entitled 'America's Hidden Success.' The writer gives an overview of what the book is about and observes and addresses some popular criticism.
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Patience and the Civil Rights' Reform Strategies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 6 page discussion of the manner in which Dr. Martin Luther King utilized patience and strategy in implementing civil reform in regard to black rights. This paper contends that despite the title of Dr. King’s most popular book, Dr. King did wait till the time was right for ...
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Slavery and the Kansas-Nebraska Act »

A 3 page discussion of how popular sovereignty was so difficult to achieve in Kansas because of the issue of slavery. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Metacom of the Wampanoag: Changing Perceptions Over Time »

A 7 page discussion of how the view of this man and his war against the English colonist changed over time. Basing the discussion on the popular nineteenth century play “Metamora”, this paper contends that Americans had softened in many regards as to their perception of Native Americans. ...
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Tides of Revolution According to Arthur Koestler's Darkness at Noon and Georg Buchner's Danton's Death »

Georg Buchner's play on the French Revolution, Danton's Death, and Arthur Koestler's novel, Darkness at Noon, both portray the consequences of opposing a popular revolution. This 5 page essay explores the similarities and differences between the French and Bolshevik Revolutions in light of these two literary works. No additional sources are listed.
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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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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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Calotype Photographic History »

(5 pp.) The base of a calotype negative, rather than the glass or film to which we have become accustomed, was high quality writing paper. The sheet of paper was carefully selected to have a smooth and uniform texture and, wherever possible, to avoid the watermark. It was ...
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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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The 1950s »

This 5 page paper answers two questions posed regarding the 1950s and the cold war. The cold war is detailed and information provided pertains to the dichotomy in the 1950s between fear and satisfaction. Also discussed is popular culture, communism and women in the workforce. Bibliography lists ...
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Flute History and Use »

A 4 page paper discussing changes in the flute since the 14th century. The flute as it is known today owes many of its characteristics and qualities to the changes designed and implemented by Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) in the early 19th century. A woodwind most often used as ...
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Presidential Elections, Voting Patterns, and Civil Rights »

This 5 page paper examines the topic of civil rights and elections between the years 1948 and 1968. Background information is included regarding each of the elections during the time span. The civil rights movement is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Incompatibilities of European and Native American Cultures »

A 5 page discussion of the numerous incompatibilities between Native American and European cultures. Analyzes differences in societal organization, concepts of land ownership, and use of natural resources. Concludes that these differences are only a few of many and that incompatibilities have resulted in the decimation of both a ...
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2000 U.S. Presidential Election »

(12 pp) Neither Bush nor Gore seem to have impressed most of the swing voters after a Washington Post survey last week. In fact, many have reservations about both major party candidates. Martha Howland, who lives in a Columbus, Ohio suburb said she "is not pleased with ...
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Gender and the The Victorian Age »

The Victorian Era – Its Gender Rules and Roles: This 10-page analytical essay examines the 19th century issues relevant to gender roles during the Victorian Era in Middlemarch, George Eliot’s novel, and E. M. Forster’s A Room with a View. Multiply examples of the morphing society are given, in ...
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A Slavery Overview »

A 7 page paper that explores slavery from the Revolution through emancipation. The paper explores the issue through the political processes and impassioned abolitionist statements that occurred during those years, including slave revolts, Dred Scott, compromises, a number of abolitionist statements, and the Lincoln-Douglas debates. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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TheAfrican Methodist Episcopal Church, History and Ordination »

This 3 page essay discusses the history of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church and the AME ordination process. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Negotiations - Juwan Howard »

This 6 page paper is based in a case study supplied by the student looking at the negotiations surrounding the NBA player Juwan Howard in 1996. The paper starts by summarizing the entire negotiation process. The paper then presents the situation from the perspective of Howard ands both teams involved. ...
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Brooke Army Medical Center Quality Improvement Overview »

In a paper of 11 pages, the writer looks at quality improvement processes. The case study of Brooke Army Medical Center is used as a backdrop. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Pros and Cons of Detaining Suspected Terrorists »

5 pages in length. Exploring two ethical theories – categorical imperativism and ethical egoism – helps one to gain a significantly better understanding as to why the Bush Administration should immediately transfer all detainees captured in the "War on Terror" to civilian detention centers and afford them with all ...
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Nuclear Family and the Israeli Kibbutz »

A 5 page comparison of child rearing practices. While the traditional Israel Kibbutz emphasized the importance of communal child rearing, in the modern kibbutz the Children’s House no longer exists. Children now live with their families and, consequently, their lives have evolved to center around the family rather ...
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Early American and Equality »

A 5 page discussion of the ideology of equality which existed in the years preceding the American Revolution. Notes that while the words of Thomas Jefferson, preserved for history in the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming that all men are created equal; were far from accurate in regard to the ...
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History and Effects of Disease »

An 11 page overview of the impact of disease on world cultures. Correlates the impact on traditional cultures and the way those cultures dealt with that impact with advances in modern medicine. Emphasizes the impact of disease on the Americas and specifically on the Native American inhabitants of ...
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Comparative Analysis of Military Power's Role Throughout History »

8 pages in length. Examining both the subtle and blatant differences between the role of military power in twenty-first-century crisis management and that of the Cold War and 1990s finds tremendously gapping holes where the concept of vulnerability is concerned. The duality of censorship and public information has ...
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