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Federalist No. 10 by James Madison »

A 2 page explication of Madison's argument in the Tenth Federalist (Federalist Papers) relating to faction and the instability of government under the Articles of Confederation. Included is his proposal to remedy the situation by the construction of a union of states via Adoption of the Constitution. No Bibliography.
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Jeffersonian Democracy's Legacy and the U.S. Bill of Rights »

A 20 page paper describing how the Bill of Rights as originally formulated in the 18th century continues to serve us today. It discusses why Jefferson, more than many of the other Founding Fathers, felt vehemently that the Bill of Rights was a necessary addition to the Constitution; the paper ...
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Anti Semitism Throughout U.S. History »

A 5 page discussion of the depths that anti-Semitism sometimes flow in our own country. While acknowledging this hatred and bias that has been constructed against Jews, the author of this paper denounces the growing tendency to indict the Roosevelt administration as anti-Semitic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Eastern Europe after WWII, Nationalism, Ethnic Violence, Anti-Semitism »

This 6 page research paper consider the issues of nationalism, ethnic violence, and anti-Semitism in Central and Eastern Europe after WWII and argues that the Nazi surrender did not constitute a fresh beginning in regards to these factors as they continued after the war. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Federalist No. Fifty One by James Madison »

3 pages in length. In Federalist paper #51, James Madison writes that "if a majority be united by a common interest, the rights of the minority will be insecure" (Madison, 1788), a statement whose message is meant to warn of the socially inequitable practice of utilitarianism. Bibliography lists ...
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American History Website Evaluation »

7 pages in length. Tracing this country's political roots provides one the opportunity to better understand how certain governmental branches hold significantly more authority over others when it comes to issues of war and power. Two hundred twenty-five years ago, when the Constitution of the United States was ...
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Federalist 10 and Campaign Finance Reform »

This 6 page paper addresses the problem of campaign finance reform in light of Madison's Federalist 10. McCain and Feingold's proposal is discussed. The paper ends with a position against reform. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Communism, Federalism, and Freedom »

The viewpoints taken by Hamilton and Madison in the Federalist Papers are extremely different than those of Marx and Engels in The Communist Manifesto. This 7 page paper asserts that Marx and Engels were arguing that the capitalist system as it existed in Europe was flawed by way of the economic stratification that existed ...
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Dominant Historical Discourse of Community and Self »

11 pages in length. The writer discusses how those in supposedly "minority" positions could be said to have used "dominant" discourse for their own purposes; the virtues and the problems involved in the American tendency to make the single "self" somehow representative for everybody else; and Lincoln's vision of ...
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American Imperialism and its Roots in the Republican - Federalist Debates »

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of the Republican and Federalist conflicts during the time of Jefferson. Providing answers to textbook questions, the paper makes the case that the Louisiana Purchase formed the basis of future American imperialism. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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"Federalist #10" and the 'Tyranny of the Majority' Views of James Madison »

In three pages this paper examines how Madison addresses this issue in “Federalist #10,” specifically how such majority tyranny can be contained, and how political freedom has been affected as a result. No additional sources are listed in the bibliography.
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1796 'Farewell Address' of President George Washington »

5 pages. In his Farewell Address to the nation in 1796, George Washington urged American leaders to avoid entangling alliances with foreign powers and to avoid the fractiousness of political parties. While this comes across as sound advice to the nation, it was also very naïve. This ...
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Post American Revolution Minority Creditors' Oppression »

This 15 page paper analyzes the role that states powers played in the oppression of the minority creditors after the American Revolution. The Federalist Papers are examined. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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U.S. Democracy Questions »

A 3 page paper answering several questions such as what the Madisonian Model might be and what kinds of tyranny concerned the framers of the Constitution. The paper answers questions regarding James Madison's portion of The Federalist Papers, particularly those dealing with the separation of powers of the government ...
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Liberty, Freedom and Their Meanings According to James Madison and Gordon Woods »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the meaning of freedom and liberty as depicted by Gordon Woods, " Radicalism of the American Revolution," and the federalist paper by James Madison. It opens with a description of each paper and the underlying meaning of the authors words when it cam e to the concept of ...
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Nineteenth Century Anti Semitism »

This 7 page report discusses the existence of anti-Semitism in the 19th century and the differing ways in which Catholicism and Judaism dealt with it. From the vantage point of the opening days of the 21st century, the issue of anti-Semitism and the ways in which Jewish people were viewed by most Christian faiths in ...
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Late 18th and Mid 19th Century Anti Slavery Movements »

11 pages discussing the anti-slave movements that existed from the late eighteenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries. Bibliography contains 11 sources.
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Women's Rights Movement and Contributions of the Antislavery Movement »

This 4 page paper examines pertinent writings from the late 1800's to understand the relationship between the anti-slavery movement and the women's rights movement. This paper asserts that each helped the other succeed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Kansas and Slavery »

This 4-page story discusses the "Bleeding Kansas" of the pre-Civil War era, including the fight between pro-slavery and anti-slavery forces. Also discussed is the Raid on Lawrence and the John Brown Massacre. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Operational Commander Implications for the Banning of Antipersonnel Land Mines »

A 15 page paper that provides an overview of the issues related to banning anti-personnel landmines and the specific issues for an operational commander. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Cold War Hysteria and 'Casualties' Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 6 page (4 pp. + 2 pp. Annotated Bibliography) paper that evaluates the Communist hysteria that gripped America during the late 1940s and early 1950s and evaluates the allegations that led to the arrest and trial of the New York couple on espionage charges. Specifically considered are whether ...
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Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo »

Dalton Trumbo's anti-war novel about the reflections of Joe Bonham makes a significant statement about the nature of man and the struggles of war. This 3 page paper provides a brief overview of Trumbo's book and considers the significance within the societal view he provides. No additional sources ...
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Slavery Abolition in England »

This 5 page paper discusses the involvement of various British citizens in the anti-slavery movment. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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War As Viewed by David Malouf and Voltaire »

A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares Voltaire's Candide and David Malouf's Fly Away Peter. The writer argues that these two anti-war novels approach their subject from very different perspectives, yet there is common ground also. No additional sources cited.
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Black Southerner's and Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation »

A 14 page paper discussing the significance of Lincoln's document freeing the slaves in the lives of those people whom it most intimately affected. It traces the historical background of the Proclamation; anti-black feeling before, during, and immediately after the Civil War; and analyzes what positive effect, if any, the ...
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An Evaluation of the American Response to Terrorism »

This 8 page paper evaluates the military and criminal justice system responses. The paper concludes that the anti-terrorism response to the 9/11 was suitable but lingering legislation and the war are things which are no longer necessary. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Freedom as Represented in The Federalist Papers of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and in The Communist Manifesto of Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx »

7 pages in length. When comparing and contrasting Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' on the issues of protecting and promoting freedom with those of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, one must also consider the inherent relationship that represents their respective views upon principles, problems and solutions, ultimately surmising which ...
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The Presidency in the Federal Era »

This 3 page paper examines the presidencies of John Adams and George Washington. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Sitting Bull's Life from Dakota to Wounded Knee »

A 5 page paper which traces the life of Sitting Bull from his birth in Dakota to his death at Wounded Knee, including references to the Ghost Dance, his involvement in the battle of Little Big Horn and his time with Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. Bibliography cites 6 sources.
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Changes in the U.S. before and after Thomas Jefferson »

An 8 page paper discussing Thomas Jefferson and the country before, and during, the time of his election. The Federalists had implemented Alien and Sedition Acts which severely threatened the freedoms the people had fought so hard for. While this was not the fault of President Adams, it did occur ...
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Private Sector Elite and the U.S. Constitution »

Though Thomas Jefferson, one of the authors of the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution asserted that each individual should have the unalienable right to 'life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness,' the creation of the American Constitution, based on the Federalist Papers and extending from the First and ...
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Federalist Number 45 by James Madison »

A 6 page paper which summarizes James Madison's premise that the state governments will always wield more power than the federal government, and considers whether history has proven him right or wrong.
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The Fundamentalist Middle East Society and Anti-Westernism »

This 7 page paper argues that The current fundamentalist society in the middle east (1)considers all other political systems as inferior; (2) is embarked in what is defined as a 'holy war' against those countries and societies that are in opposition to Islam and is bent on and (3) is based on an extremist ...
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Disasters of War and Francisco Goya »

Francisco de Goya was considered the most influential European artist of his time. Most of his career was spent as artist to the court of Spain so a great deal of his more noted works were portraits done of the various royal personages and families that occupied the throne ...
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Automobile Revolution by Henry Ford »

This 9 page report discusses the life and times of Henry Ford (1863-1947) and the ways in which he completely revolutionized both the automobile and the manufacturing worlds. Ford’s reputation became one in which he was both a folk hero and a tireless crusader. He was also a perfectionist with ...
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Spanish Theologian and Historian Bartolome de las Casas »

A six page paper which looks at the involvement of the Spanish historian and theologian Bartolome de las Casas in the Spanish colonisation of the Americas. The writer described las Casas’ background and the way in which firstly acquiesced in the colonists’ management of the new settlements, but later criticised ...
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The Anti-Slavery Movement »

A 3 page overview of the abolitionist movement of the nineteenth century. This paper emphasizes the multifaceted nature of the movement. 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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The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide? »

This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not ...
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Pre-civilization Warring »

A 4 page paper that provides an outline for a proposed paper about warfare in late antiquity and pre-Islamic Arabia. The Outline comments on constant warring, causes, armament, leaders, and how Mohammed and the Koran changed some of the warring. Bibliography lists 8 sources, each of which has a ...
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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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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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STAFFING ISSUES FOR A GOURMET COFFEE SHOP »

This 5-page paper discusses human resources and staffing issues for a fictitious gourmet coffee shop in Washington, DC. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Washington Elementary School »

A 5 page paper that describes the reforms in the Kennewick school district. The paper focuses on Washington Elementary school, the boards’ and superintendent’s roles in the change, and outcomes. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Collabortaive CSR Project in Middle East »

A 5 page paper. Following the 2006 war in Lebanon, the Partnership For Lebanon was established to help the country get back on its feet. Five major companies were part of the team. This paper describes the goals and some of the activities of this CSR project. Bibliography lists ...
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The Australia Support for the War in Terror Following 9/11 »

This 3 page paper looks at the role of Australia and Australian forces in the war on terror and their support to the USD forces. The paper assesses the reason for Australia involvement and looks at the involvement between 2001 and 2012. The bibliography cites 6 sources.
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Overview: The Civil Rights Movement »

This 5 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline of the paper, offers an overview of the history of the American Civil Rights movement, as it describes the major events of the movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Was the Iraq War Illegal? »

This 26 page paper examines the justification for the Iraq war. The discussion starts by looking at the UN Charter and the circumstances under which military force is allowed. The background to the war is examined, including the repeated breaching of UN resolutions by the Iraqi government, The war itself ...
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American Warfare »

A 4 page paper that considers the progression of American warfare from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. This paper provides the major points of transition that created the changes in the American way of fighting. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Subjugated Women from the Renaissance to French Revolution Periods »

An 11 page paper on how women were subjegated in the Renaissance and started to get serious about their status during the French Revolution. The paper postulates that voices where heard throughout the 300-year period as well. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources.
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