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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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1911 Revolution in China and 20th Century Path »

A 10 page discussion of the formative events resulting from the Revolution of 1911 which shaped China’s face for the entirety of the Twentieth Century. Identifies Mao’s choice of Communism, and of the U.S.S.R. as an ally as the most instrumental factor in putting China where she is today. ...
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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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Was the Cold War Caused by Nuclear Weapons? »

This 8 page paper considers the background to the Cold War and considers if the development of nuclear weapons can be seen as the cause or the catalyst that triggered the cold war between the US and the USSR. The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Post Cold War Relations in the Middle East »

This 4 page paper discusses the changes that have occurred between US relations in the Middle East during the Cold War years and those that have occurred since the dissolution of the USSR. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Cold War and Bipolarity Between the United States and Soviet Union »

A 3 page examination of the contention that during the strong bipolarity which resulted between the U.S. and the USSR during the Cold War, Europeans essentially stood passively by while the major players determined Europe’s fate. Berlin itself became a pawn in this game. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Important Developments 1950s Through the 1990s »

A 9 page paper delineating one particularly important development for each decade between the 1950s and the 1990s. School integration, the civil rights movement, the antiwar movement of the 1970s, and the dissolution of the USSR are discussed right alongside important technological developments in the 1980s. Bibliography lists ...
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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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Korean War, Stalin and Soviet Union's Agenda »

A 12 page essay on the Stalinist Agenda, the history behind it, and its application to the Korean War, and particularly the 38th Parallel. The writer also addresses the United States' and United Nations' agendas along the same thesis. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Wislawa Szymborska's War Poem 'The End and the Beginning' »

A 5 page analysis of Wislawa Szymborska's poem "The End and the Beginning," which expresses the incongruity of war. The writer discusses how the historical focus on war has always been on the destruction, the tearing down of civilization. This poem makes the point that there is always an aftermath, ...
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Early Labor History in Three Strikes by Howard Zinn, Dana Frank, and Robin Kelley »

A 5 page analysis of the circumstances and meanings presented in the book by Howard Zinn, Dana Frank, and Robin Kelley. Broken into three major sections, each authored by either Zinn, Frank, or Kelley, this book details the bloody Colorado Coal Strike of 1913-1914, the Detroit Woolworth's Strike of ...
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Analyzing a History of Yugoslavia from 1918 until 1991 »

This is an 8 page paper analyzing the history of Yugoslavia and its divisions of nation states and provinces within the years 1918 to 1991. After World War I, Yugoslavia was formed and over the course of the next 70 years underwent radical changes in its national borders. Up until ...
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