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Term Papers on Socio Cultural Influences And Elections In Russia

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Westernization of Russia/The Petrine Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History of Russia in a Combination of 4 Papers »

This 22- page paper is comprised of four shorter papers dealing with Russia. The first is a 17-page paper that traces the history of Russia from ancient rulers, through the Romanov dynasty, the Decembrist revolution, the revolution of 1905 and the Revolution of 1917. It discusses the Communist ...
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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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Russian Imperialism and the Warsaw Pact »

A 5 page discussion of the role of the 1955 Warsaw Pact in Russia's past and present imperialistic tendencies. Cautions that while the Warsaw Pact was dissolved with the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Russian imperialism continues to present many concerns to world order. Bibliography lists ...
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Memorials, Monuments, and Cultural Memory »

A 7 page discussion of the phenomena of cultural memory and how this memory is reflected by, and indeed spawned, monuments and memorials. Defines cultural memory and emphasizes that such memory is an evolutionary process. Provides a background of the history of the Washington monument and relates how ...
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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1960s Cultural Revolution »

An 8 page research paper/essay that examines the idea of the 1960s as a cultural revolution. The 1960s are often referred as a time of cultural revolution in the United States and in other Western countries, but how useful is this term in describing this turbulent period? The connotation associated ...
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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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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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Historical Aspects of Russia, Austria, and France Between 1815 and 1919 »

A five page paper which looks at some elements of the history of Austria, France and Russia between 1815 and 1919, with particular reference to state terrorism as a means of controlling dissent.
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1917 Russian Revolution and its Success »

This 8 page paper looks at the uprising in 1905 and why the Russian autocracy prevailed as compared with the success of the revolution in 1917. Marxism in Russia is explored. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Russia's Industrial Development from 1689 Until the Romanov Dynasty »

A 16 page paper discussing the industrial revolution in Russia throughout the rule of the Romanov dynasty. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Axis Strategies in WWII »

An eight page paper which considers the ways in which the Axis powers might have employed alternative strategies and tactics during the Second World War in order to produce an outcome more favourable to them. The writer looks specifically at Russia’s engagement with Germany on the Eastern Front, the Battle ...
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States and Social Revolution by Theda Skocpol »

In 7 pages, the author reports on Theda Skocpol's States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China, and discusses what she perceives to be the question Skocpol is trying to answer, Skocpol's main argument, the theory Skocpol draws, how this answer was reached, the methods used ...
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Issues Permeating the 2004 Presidential Candidates »

5 pages in length. The 2004 presidential election promises to be one of the most interesting of any previous campaigns due in great part to the eclectic collection of candidates gearing up for the political race. Issues at the forefront of this particular campaign include the war in ...
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Ukraine - Orange Revolution And After »

A 12 page paper that provides background and information about the Orange Revolution in Ukraine in 2004 immediately following the presidential election. The causes for this Revolution ware reported and discussed, including the fraud and attacks on Yushchenko. The essay also discusses some of the events that have happened ...
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The Presidency and Legacy of Thomas Jefferson »

This 5 page paper examines the presidency of Thomas Jefferson including the unusual election. What did Jefferson contribute as president and as a Founder? Many pieces of information are included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Elections Which Have Made History »

There have been critical presidential elections in U.S. history; this 4 page paper examines three: 1860, 1932 and 1980. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Significant Events in American History between the late 1950s and 2002 »

A 5 page paper that outlines and briefly discusses some of the major events of the last 45 years in the United States and their impact on American life. Some of those events include the 2000 presidential election, the attack on America, Vietnam, Dr. King ...
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Thailand's Cultural Diversity and its History »

This 5 page paper consider how the cultural diversity in Thailand originated with the tribal kingdoms and different ethnicities. The writer then consider how this has proven to be of bandit to Thailand in today’s global economy where cultural diversity is common. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Native American Students' Acquisition of Language and Reading Level and the Effects of Culture and History »

A 5 page discussion of the historical and cultural factors explaining differences in reading comprehension and language acquisition between Native American students and mainstream students. Suggests that these differences revolve around differences in cultural schemata and differences in motivation. Utilized research in education to substantiate this suggestion. ...
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Ecological World View as a Cultural Artifact: Native American Subcultures vs. Mainstream White Americans »

An 11 page overview of ecological world view as it varied by these cultural groups. The author asserts that while there are exceptions, broad generalizations can be made in terms of this cultural artifact. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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Native Americans and Different East and West European Experiences »

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of ...
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Native American and European American Cultural Interaction »

4 pages in length. Given the proper circumstances, traditional Native American cultures could never have co-existed alongside European American cultures, inasmuch as neither one even remotely upheld the same attributes. The Native Americans lived their lives in accordance to a higher influence supported by their affinity with the ...
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The Cultural Revolution - A Re-Analysis »

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the Cultural Revolution. The impact of the Revolution is re-analyzed in terms of its benefits to socialist education and culture. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Native Americans and the Effects of European Diseases »

A 10 page exploration of the impacts of European introduced disease on the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas. Examines both biological and cultural reasons for the susceptibility of the Native peoples to these diseases. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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1880 to 1980, a Century of Russian and American Theater's Revolutionary Elements »

A twenty-page paper which looks at the work of selected Russian and American dramatists during the period 1880 to 1980, and assesses the ways in which their work, both in terms of form and content, afforded a revolutionary perspective on the socio-cultural systems of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Thucydides' Views of Sparta and Athens »

A ten page paper which looks at Thucydides’ account of the social and cultural systems in Athens and Sparta, and how their differences contributed to the events leading up to the Peloponnesian Wars. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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US Soft Power Strategies During the Cold War »

This 10 page research paper examines US soft power strategies employed during the Cold War to counter those of the Soviet Union. A comprehensive overview is provided that includes discussing the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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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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The Development of Russian art from the Mid Nineteenth Century to the Mid Twentieth Century »

This 263 page paper examines the development of art in Russia starting from the 1860’s and the emergence of Russian realism, considering the emergence of the rebellion fourteen and the Peredvizniki, also known as the wanderers. The paper than tracks the development by looking at the development and evolution of ...
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Frank Golder's 1914 to 1927 Passages in War, Revolution & Peace in Russia Edited by Terence Emmons and Bertrand Patenaude »

A 6 page analytical overview of this book, edited and introduced by Terence Emmons and Bertrand Patenaude. No additional sources cited.
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Academic Performance and the Acculturation of Native Americans »

A 9 page exploration of cultural obstacles which face many Native Americans on their moving from the reservations into the dominant white culture and how these obstacles influence educational performance. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Diabetes and the Aging Native American Population »

A 6 page overview of the problems presented by diabetes among elderly Native Americans. This paper emphasizes the importance of the recognition of cultural differences in addressing diabetes and other health problems for these people. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Overview of Native American Student Minority »

(36 pp). Although the motivating question for this discussion was to examine those factors, which motivate minority students, in choosing to look at American Indian students, I was surprised that I could not isolate "motivating factors" for this minority group. It seemed illogical that any given group ...
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The Material Culture of Slaves in Early America »

A 4 page discussion of how material culture can reflect a blending of cultural influences. Using the example of pottery from early slave quarters found in the archaeological record, this paper suggests a blending of white, slave, and Native American influences. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Sights and Culture of the Pow Wow »

A 7 page review of the sights and events found at a contemporary pow wow. The author relates the cultural significance of the pow wow, along with information on its origin. Some say the pow wow dates to prehistory while other say is a relatively new arrival in ...
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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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Overview of the Shawnee Native American Tribe »

A 6 page overview of the Shawnee tribe of Native Americans. Provides a cultural description of the Shawnee and a brief overview of their encounters with the white encroachers to their lands in the 1700s and 1800s. Outlines the role of Tecumseh in these encounters, the ultimate loss ...
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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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Failed Approaches and Major Events Pertaining to White and Native American Interaction »

A 9 page examination of three critical approaches in Native American/White interaction: the approaches of Pontiac, Tecumseh, and Handsome Lake. This paper contends that despite varied and valiant efforts at maintaining their cultural integrity, each of these approaches failed in the face of the overwhelming tide of white's ...
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The True Impact of Disrupting Small Town America Inner City Ghetto or Native American Traditional Lands »

This 4 page paper presents the thesis that the physical disruption of inner city ghettos, small town America, or even traditional Native American lands translates into the disruption of more ephemeral traditions. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Migration of Native Americans Causes and Consequences »

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river ...
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Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts on Native American culture during the Colonial period. Discusses the differing values of non-Indian and Indian and the cultural transition which many of the tribes made toward taking on European ways. Emphasizes the Cherokee culture and observes that despite their willingness ...
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Festive and Ceremonial Attire of Native Americans »

A 9 page overview of Native American clothing styles. Emphasizes festive and ceremonial dress. stresses that the term Native American is very widespread in terms of the cultural and thus artistic diversity it encompasses and that art and dress styles vary not only with culture but with the particular time ...
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Native American Cultural Component the Potlatch »

A 5 page discussion of the potlatch, a cultural component of the Northwestern Native American cultures which serves both as a governmental institution and a system of economic exchange. Provides a brief description of the potlatch and defines it as a system of general reciprocity more so than redistribution. ...
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Cultural Diversity Among Native American Women »

A 5 page discussion of one Native American woman's quest to understand cultural diversity, especially diversity in her law enforcement workplace. Relates the difficulties she encounters as a woman and how she helps to acquaint the rest of the workplace with Native American culture. Describes some of the ...
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Canadian History During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries »

This 9 page paper considers the issue of the introduction of European influences in Canada in the 16th and 17th centuries. This paper attempts to determine if contact with the indigenous communities during this period produced a significant cultural conflict or if attempts were made to achieve a kind ...
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Archaeology and History of Stonehenge »

A paper which looks at the history and archaeology of Stonehenge, the way in which its structure has changed since its origins as a Neolithic woodhenge, and the possible function of the monument for cultural, scientific and religious purposes.
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Denial and Slaughter in Three Accounts of Early American History »

A 5 page research paper that examines three accounts from early American history written by Bartolome de las Casas, Bernal Diaz del Castillo and Mary Rowlandson. The writer argues that each author sees slaughter, and experiences loss and death. However, what each one perceives is filtered through a cultural prism ...
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