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Instability and the Cold War »

An 8 page discussion of the Cold War. Contends that this period was anything one of peace and security. Provides examples of the friction which existed between the United States and the Soviet Union, the events culminating in the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, the dissolution of the Soviet ...
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1980s' Soviet Union »

A 5 page research paper that examines the end of the Cold War, focusing on the arms race and the Soviet Union. After World War II, the world faced another crisis, in the form of expansion by the Soviet Union of its sphere of influence. While historians and scholars differ ...
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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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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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Red Storm Rising, The Hunt for Red October, and the Cold War »

A 5 page review of the Cold War years. The author of this paper emphasizes that the intent of the Cold War was to stabilize world politics and to maintain peace. In reality, it could be contended that the real outcome of this political approach was anything but ...
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Operations of the Central Intelligency Agency »

A 7 page paper discussing the Central Intelligence Agency as it relates to the experiences associated with the arms race with the Soviet Union, Cold War in Europe and Cold War in developing nations. The role of each of the "three communities" of the CIA - covert operations, intelligence gathering and data ...
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Soviet Union's Uses of Propaganda »

A 15 page paper dealing with the use of propaganda in the Soviet system. Soviet propaganda is examined through chronological development from 1917 to post-Cold War. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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20th Century's Most Historic Events »

A 7 page discussion of several of the most significant events of the twentieth century. Emphasizes that the twentieth century has quite possibly witnessed more changes in world politics than any other time in history. Provides a brief outline of four of these changes: the Berlin Airlift, the ...
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Nuclear Power and India »

A 15 page research paper which argues that the recent nuclear tests conducted in both India and Pakistan are seen by these countries as political bargaining chips in a dangerous game of nuclear bluff reminiscent of the cold war between the United States and the former Soviet Union. The writer ...
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Weapons and Their Costs and Damage to Human Life »

This 10 page paper examines the way that weapons technology and development has adversely impacted on the environment and human life. Weapons include nuclear and atomic, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The papers considers the financial costs as well as environmental and social costs, using examples such as the ...
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Post 1983 U.S. Political Developments »

This 5 page paper considers the major political developments in the United States since 1983 and also the major international developments during this same period. This paper considers issues like NAFTA, the Persian Gulf War and the American response to the breakup of the Soviet Union and the implications ...
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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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A History of Nationalism in Russia »

A 4 page research paper that examines the topic of Russian nationalism from an historical point of view. The writer argues that by examining the history of Russian nationalism, it is possible to gain insight into the continuing role that Russian nationalism has played throughout Russian history and particularly in ...
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Literature Review on US History and Unionism »

This paper examines the literature available about unionism and the United States. In addition, the paper offers brief topics about unions including history of American unions, trends that unions face today, and how management and unions are trying to get along. Bibliography lists 20+ sources.
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1980s' Revolution in Romania and Poland »

A 3 page research paper that contrasts and compares 2 revolutions in the Soviet bloc in the 1980s, specifically Poland and Romania. The writer examines what occurred in each country and the Soviet reaction. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Views of Frederick Douglass on Slavery »

5 pages in length. Frederick Douglass' "Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass : An American Slave" seeks to educate and, thus, advance society regarding the slave's plight through silent narration. The telling narrative encompasses the author's yearning to break free from prejudicial confines, with Douglass ultimately breaking ...
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Labor Unions and War »

24 pages in length. The role labor unions have played with regard to wartime activities has been historically conspicuous. As integral as these unions were when it came to the comprehensive influence of war, they did not always fare well in the aftermath. Indeed, it can be argued ...
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Korean War and the Soviet Union »

This five-page -paper discusses the Russian involvement in the Korean War. When the Russians opened access to their archives in 1992 evidence was found that proved the Russian involvement. Bibliography lists four sources.
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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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Secession For and Against Arguments »

A 5 page paper addressing president-elect Abraham Lincoln, who has been elected to the office of president but not yet inaugurated. Ten Southern states have seceded from the Union, and this is a report to Mr. Lincoln outlining arguments for allowing the secession to stand unchallenged and arguments against doing the same. ...
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International Upheaval in 1979 »

This 5 page report discusses 1979 and two of the great international upheavals that shook the political world – the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the Iran revolution and the U.S. embassy hostage situation. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Consequences of the Cold War »

The Cold War was a war of ideology that had it's beginnings in the aftermath of World War II and the redistribution of power. The two great powers, the United States and the Soviet Union struggled for a balance of power in a world where even the definitions of peace ...
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World War II the US and Japan »

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. ...
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Cold War and Yalta Conference of February 1945 »

This 8 page paper considers the Yalta conference held in February 1945 and the impact that this had on the establishment of the cold war. The writer includes discussion on issues such as Soviet land demands, the balance of power and the political implications of the agreements reached. The bibliography ...
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Human Intelligence in the Cold War »

This 4 page paper discusses the lessons in Human Intelligence that can be learned from CIA handling of Soviet informants during the Cold War. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Perspectives on the Cold War »

5 pages in length. Ascertaining the reasons behind the revived hostility that instigated the Cold War, historians have come to acknowledge the presence of Russian suspicions and American paranoia as fundamental motives. Delving deeper into these particular considerations finds that the Russians were, in fact, a nation of ...
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Could the Cold War Been Avoided by the U.S.? »

6 pages in length. Based upon conjecture, one might readily surmise that even though the United States might have been able to avoid involvement in the Cold War, the desire for power over the Soviets proved to intense to ever consider such an option. Thus, the rise and ...
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Cold War and Soviet Intelligence Community Success »

This 3 page paper discusses the development of the soviet intelligence community during the cold war. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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1939 to 1981 Relationship Between the Soviet Union and the Polish Army »

A 7 page research paper that details the relationship between the Polish army and the Soviets between 1939 and 1981. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Battle Of Nomanhan »

This 5 page research paper examines the 1939 Battle of Nomanhan border dispute between the Soviet and Japanese armies. Specifically discussed are the causes of the underlying causes of the battle, what took place, and its impact. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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John Lewis Gaddis' We Now Know Rethinking Cold War History »

A 6 page analysis of "We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History" by John Lewis Gaddis. The writer presents a summation of the author's main points and argues that the main theme of the book is that the Cold War resulted solely from the ideological imperatives of the Communist Party ...
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Senso and the History of Japan »

In 4 pages, the writer discusses whether 1945 should be seen as a break in historical continuity or whether pre and post 1945 history should be analyzed in terms of historic continuity [Japan]. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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An Overview and History of the Penitentiary at Alcatraz »

This 11 page paper provides an overview of this historic institution. Details on how it was constructed and how secure it had been are included . Information on attempts to break out of this high security prison are also included. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Irish Republican Army's History »

A fourteen page paper which looks at the history of the Irish Republication Army, from its formation out of the Irish Volunteer Army in the early twentieth-century to its part in the peace negotiations of the 1990s. The paper considers the way in which the IRA’s strategies and organisation changed ...
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American Prohibition and the Economic Boom of the 1920s »

This 9 page paper presents an overview of life in America during the 1920s with an emphasis on prohibition and the boom economy. The paper is broken down into sections featuring those issues in response to questions posed by a student. The 1929 crash is discussed in detail as is ...
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Answering Cold War Questions »

A 5 page research paper that examines 4 questions pertaining to the Cold War. The questions cover issues that produced the war; where "hot" wars broke out and areas of the world in which the US and the USSR competed for loyalty; key events that affected the relations between the ...
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The Specific Causes of the Two World Wars »

A 5 page paper that discusses the causes and events leading up to these two world wars. Historians do not agree as to the events leading up to the Great War but they do agree on the causes of the second world war. Some say the first war never really ...
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Tom Paine: Common Sense »

This 5 page paper discusses Thomas Paine’s Revolutionary War pamphlet “Common Sense” with regard to what he says about reasons for breaking from Britain, and for keeping government simple. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions and the Postscript of Author Thomas Kuhn »

A ten page paper looking at the significance of Thomas Kuhn's 1969 postscript to his 1962 work, in terms of the way it expands and clarifies the misunderstandings inherent in the original work. The paper breaks the postscript down into its seven component subsections and analyzes the implications of each. ...
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Student Questions on Theory and History Answered »

This 10 page paper is broken down into three sections, each answering questions posed by a student. Many topics are addressed with a focus on Karl Marx, his writings, and French society. Jean Paul Sartre and his ideas about historical materialism are discussed. Karl Marx's contributions, and those of other ...
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Nineteenth Century Liberal Protestant Christology Alternatives »

This 8- page paper discusses developments in Christology, and specifically how the work of Barth, Bultmann and Rahner broke from protestant Christology of the 19th century. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Backlash from the U.S. Civil Rights Movement »

13 pages. The Civil Rights Movement was a time of violence and unrest, and many African-Americans had to break the law in order to make themselves heard. This paper contends that all of this was correct and necessary action in order to accomplish what they did. The backlash ...
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Michael Klare's Resource Wars »

This 8-page paper reviews Michael Klare's book "Resource Wars," a work which discusses what the author sees as the upcoming wars that will break out as resources grow scarce. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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Slavery Abolition Debates »

An 8 page paper that defines the hottest event leading up to 1876 to be the debate over the abolition of slavery, not only on moral grounds, but also on the political grounds of retaining the union of states. Debate topics include writings and speeches made by Garnet, Douglass, Garrison, ...
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Soviet History - A Discussion »

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of Russian history. It takes the format of a dramatic dialogue between Russian leaders past and present. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Union History and Reform Legislation »

A 10 page paper discussing the Labor Management Relations Act. Details of the history of unions is provided. The Wagner Act, which is actually the predecessor to the Taft-Hartley Act, is described. The changes to the original Act are provided as well as some particulars in relationship to certain court ...
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Analyzing Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union and Gettysburg Addresses »

This is a 8 page paper which examines two of Abraham Lincoln's most well known speeches - The Address at Cooper Union and The Gettysburg Address. The bibliography has 3 sources.
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Battle of Gettysburg According to Michael Shaara in The Killer Angels »

A 7 page essay that examines Michael Shaara's fictionalized account of the Battle of Gettysburg as presented in his novel, The Killer Angels. In this book, Shaara takes the reader into the possible mindset of three of the principal players in that drama, Lee, Longstreet, and (for the Union) Chamberlain. ...
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Social Movement and Law Enforcement »

A 5 page paper which illustrates the relationship between law enforcement, as it involves the power theory, and social movement. In illustrating the connections and levels of involvement we discuss the evolution of the relationship as it has been evidenced through social movement in this century. Subjects such as racism, war concerns, women’s ...
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