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Slavery During the European Renaissance »

A 3 page overview of Renaissance slavery, slavery occurring between the fourteenth and seventeenth century AD in Europe. The author emphasizes the similarities and differences between Renaissance slavery and American slavery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Slavery: From Ancient Times to the Modern Day »

This 6 page paper addresses questions about modern slavery but also looks at the history of slavery globally. Should the United States, a country that once held slaves but denounces slavery, tolerate slavery in other nations? This concept is explored. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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The History of Cuba's Fight for Independence »

A 9 page paper tracing Cuba's history from Columbus' discovery to the present day, focusing on Castro's seizing of the government in 1959. The paper also discusses Che Guevara, an Argentine revolutionary that Castro met while both were in exile in Cuba. Guevara joined Castro's cause and served ...
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Cuba and Democratic Government »

A 6 page research paper that starts from the premise that Castro is dead and that Cuba is switching to a democratic form of government. The writer contrasts and compares the parliamentary system of democratic government vs. the US system and concludes that a parliamentary system would be best for ...
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A Political History of Cuba »

An 8 page paper discussing Cuba's oppressive political history. The Cuban people are hard working and strive to maintain optimism. The fact is, however, they have suffered centuries of political and economic oppression. Cuba presents perhaps the finest example of the consequences of inept government based on ...
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Aspects of Slavery »

This 6 page research paper encompasses 4 short essays on various issues pertaining to slavery. These are: how slaves maintained their sense of identity and community; effect of the Enlightenment on slavery; accomplishments/purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation; and the efficacy of the Freedmen's Bureau. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Effects of Colonization on South Africa »

This 3 page research paper/essay offers a brief history of colonialism in South Africa, which focuses heavily on the slavery. The writer argues that the effects of colonialism and slavery continue to the present day. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Brazil and U.S. Slavery »

This 6 page paper offers a brief overview of slavery in these two countries, including when slavery began in each country, why it was practiced and how and when it ended. Brazil, who imported ten times the number of slaves in the U.S. was also the last country to abolish ...
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Colonial America and Slavery »

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined ...
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The Economic Impact of Slavery »

A 4 page discussion of the economic aspects of slavery. The author contrasts those impacts with the personal face of slavery, arguing that slavery was in fact not that economically profitable. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Slavery Writings »

This 5 page paper reviews writings by slaves and those present in America at the height of slavery, some of which had been provided by a student. Reasons for slavery in the south are explored and modern day slavery is touched on. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Sudan and Slavery »

This 12-page-paper presents an in-depth discussion on the slavery issue in Sudan. It opens with an outlined discussion about the slavery that is currently occurring. It moves into the detailed description of the international slave redemption programs in which the slaves are being purchased from their masters by various international ...
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Slavery and the Cherokee Society by Theda Perdue »

A 5 page research paper that examines how slavery evolved as a facet of Cherokee society. Principally, the writer concentrates on the work of Theda Perdue, who argues in her text Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society that the adoption of European-style slavery of Africans evolved from the Cherokee ...
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America and the Economic Effects of Slavery »

This 10 page report discusses the various ways in which slavery had a significant economic, as well as moral, impact on the United States and the development of the nation. Slavery produced benefits in the United States for over 200 years. However, there have been generations of Americans who have ...
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America's Constitution and Slavery »

A 10 page research paper that examines what the framers of the Constitution included regarding the institution of slavery. The writer addresses why slavery was included when, presumably, the nation was founded on principles of equality and also details the ongoing debate as to whether the framers of the Constitution ...
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Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
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Virginia, Cuba, and the Practice of Slavery »

This 15 page paper attempts to explain the differences in the way that Cuban slaves were treated as compared to those in the state of Virginia. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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Caribbean Community and Cuba »

A 3 page paper discussing Cuba’s effect on the Spanish Caribbean ever since the United States foreign policy that occurred after the war of 1898. This relationship continued with Cuba as the main focus. The paper examines the changes that have occurred since the revolution of 1959. These changes involve the economy ...
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U.S. Capitalism and Slavery »

A 5 page discussion of the importance of the institution of slavery to capitalism. In the U.S., however, the issues surrounding slavery lasted long past the time where the institution was becoming extinct in other regions of the world. This long life can be attributed to the relative ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Anti Slavery Acts »

A 4 page paper which examines Abraham Lincoln’s acts against slavery. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Slavery & Religious Principles »

A 4 page essay that draws upon 3 primary sources from the antebellum era. From a modern perspective, it seems incredible that the most engrossing religious topic of the antebellum era was whether or not God sanctioned slavery or prohibited it. As slavery seems to modern eyes to be completely ...
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Cooling Off On Cuba »

A 7 page research paper in which the writer explains that we should normalize relations with Cuba because to do otherwise is unfair to American businesses who are eager to head over there. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Reparations for Slavery »

A 3 page essay that argues against the social movement that demands reparations for slavery. The reparations for slavery movement proposes that the United States federal government should, first of all, apologize to the descendents of slaves for the fact that the despicable institution of slavery was legally sanctioned in ...
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The Necessity of Racial Forgiveness Over Slavery »

This five-page-paper presents a discussion on the abolishment of slavery and the need to forgive slavery. Bibliography lists one source.
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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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Maxine Hong Kingston/Warrior Woman »

A 4 page research paper that has 2 sections. The first section compares the tradition of slavery in China, as described by Kingston's mother, with slavery in the history of St. Thomas. The writer speculates on how this makes the student researching this topic feel. The second section offers ...
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Harriet Jacobs/Slave Girl »

A 6 page research paper/essay that discusses Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl, which is a brutally honest autobiography of a woman who was born into slavery. The writer discusses how Jacobs addresses the ramifications that slavery had on women, particularly those of a sexual nature. ...
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Argument in Favor of Nineteenth Century Southern Slavery »

5 pages. This paper details the southern pro slavery argument and accounts for why it continued despite abolitionist criticism. Southerners increasingly defended slavery as a positive good rather than a necessary evil. Also looks at why southern pro emancipation sentiment declined. Bibliography lists 3 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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Critical Analysis of American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan »

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes Edmund S. Morgan's book 'American Slavery, American Freedom.' Morgan argues that the simultaneous development of slavery and freedom represents the central paradox of early American history. This text goes far in explaining the paradox. No additional sources cited.
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Slavery: Institution and Experience »

A 6 page paper which examines both slavery as an institution and slavery as an experience leading to a culture. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Slavery According to Henry David Thoreau »

A 7 page research paper that discusses the stance of Henry David Thoreau on slavery and how this stance coincides with this transcendental idealism. The writer argues that examination of this issue in Thoreau's life shows a slow evolution from passive resistance to open admiration for the action taken by ...
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Racism and Slavery »

This 5 page paper examines the issue of slavery and its connection to racism. Although many assume that prejudice is an inherent part of slavery, some scholars argue that the institution was simply a vehicle of economic need. Two articles which tackle this issue are summarized and compared. A ...
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South Africa, Brazil, the U.S., and Slavery »

This 12 page paper takes a careful look at slavery as it existed in the United States, Brazil and South Africa. The type of slavery is compared and contrasted. Britain's role is discussed along with the effects of the Napoleonic era. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and Slavery »

A 5 page paper which examines how Mark Twain’s personal attitudes about the issue of slavery may have been incorporated into his classic novel, considering specifically whether or not the conflict between Huck’s ambivalence about slavery and his affection for Jim reflected Twain’s own inner conflict. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Major Issues and Debates Leading to the American Civil War »

This 10 page paper examines some of the issues leading to the American Civil War, including slavery, states’ rights, and the expansion of slavery into the territories. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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U.S. History and the Definitive Component of Race »

This 3 page paper examines slavery and views race as integral to the practice. White slavery is touched on as well. Racism is discussed as something that is unique to American history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Racial Issues and Slavery in Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe »

This 6 page paper talks about slavery and racial issues as it concerns the Stowe work. Slavery is discussed and Stowe's treatment of it is the focus of the paper. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Reasons Behind 1787's Slave Emancipation Failure »

This 5 page paper looks at the practice of slavery and why, when a majority of people abhorred the concept, it prevailed for another century. The Constitution is discussed as it pertains to slavery. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Latin America and Slavery »

This 8 page paper looks at black slavery in the Latin countries and why slavery differed from region to region. Brazil is one country of focus in this analysis. Economics is discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Nineteenth Century South and Slavery »

A 5 page paper that provides an overview of the issues related to slavery in the South in the 19th century, including the fact that slavery was not a monolithic institution, that there were slaves who owned property, and focuses on the examples provided by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs. ...
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Slavery in America »

6 pages in length. The writer briefly touches upon the beginnings of slavery, slavery in America, Reconstruction, Civil Rights and Jim Crow. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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The Slavery Journey of Africans in America »

The United States has never recovered from the dynamics of slavery. This 5 page paper provides an explication and review of the book, Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery by Charles Johnson and Patricia Smith. No additional sources are listed.
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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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Contemporary Slavery/Impact of Slavery in U.S. »

A 4 page research paper that addresses two topics, the first of which is the fact that slavery continues in the modern world. The second topic is the impact of slavery on the United States. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Sugar Production in Colonial Cuba and its Effects on Slavery and Business »

An 18 page overview of the historical setting of sugar production in Cuba. Emphasizes that sugar production not only impacted Cuban plantation owners and processors, it impacted a diversity of people the world over. While some of these impacts were positive, many were not. The concentration on ...
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Massachusetts and Slavery's End »

This 5 page paper discuses the event that acted as a catalyst to end slavery in this state. As one writer commented, because the North was free during the Civil War era, people have forgotten that slavery was practiced in the North early in American history. It was common European ...
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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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Political Aspects of Slavery »

7 pages in length. Indeed, there is nothing of a more political nature than the concept of slavery. Oppressing one from living a free life that is inherently granted to each and every person could not be any more political, for it goes against the very grain of ...
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