United States Involvement In Cuba, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo And Haiti Since The Spanish American War

6 pages in length. The postwar impact upon Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Haiti – the first independent nation in the Caribbean – proved to change the manner by which these acquired territories would address their collective futures. American occupation had served to strengthen the United States political power, as well as underestimate the economic, social and political desires of occupied habitants. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Iran's Nuclear Position

A 5 page paper which discusses the position of Iran's nuclear capabilities as it effects the United States. Issues discussed include how this effects the interests of the United States, what dangers it poses to the United States and the world in general, what opportunities exist in relationship to advancing the interests of the United States, and an evaluation of the possible alternatives available to the United States in relationship to Iran's nuclear capabilities. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Appeal Of Howard Stern

20 pages in length. America's liberal reputation has been both a blessing and a curse; throughout its two hundred and thirty-one year history, the United States has not only embraced a position of independent thought and action, but it has also nurtured a level of open-mindedness not rivaled by many other global societies. Indeed, the extent to which America's freethinking character is embedded in the notion of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is both grand and far-reaching; that Howard Stern can be construed as a facilitator of Thomas Jefferson's revolutionary vision speaks to the appeal this shock jock has upon millions of wannabe and confirmed liberals alike. Bibliography lists 18 sources.

Johnson CountyWar (WY) / War Against Settlers

A 15 page argumentative, arguing that the Johnson County War was waged against small ranchers and farmers for the purpose of sustaining big business in Wyoming as opposed to the smaller enterprises of the settlers. The author argues that this is only one piece of history that supports the true American Dream—big business over the independent “cowboy”/entrepreneur. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

1676/ Stephen S. Webb

A 5 page research paper that examines the thesis proposed by historian Stephen S .Webb in his book '1676: The End of American Independence.' Webb suggests that the root cause of the discord during 1676 was the independent ways of the American colonists and that their submission to empire was its cure. The writer argues against this position, while discussing the details of Bacon's Rebellion and King Philip's War. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Contemporary Native American Concerns: Health, Sovereignty, and Leadership

A 6 page discussion of the many problems facing contemporary Native Americans. Traces these problems back to the initial contact with the European people who invaded Native land. Asserts that everything from the ravages of disease on modern Native Americans to struggles over land rights and the right to independent government can be related to the demands and expectations of non-Native groups who now predominate North America. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia

In 9 pages, the author discusses Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia. Notes on the State of Virginia is an extensive work undertook by Thomas Jefferson. In this tome, Jefferson discussed his state of Virginia proudly and in great detail. The book was written in the twenty-three chapters or responses to queries from a Frenchman concerning the state of Virginia. From his writing, it is clear that Thomas Jefferson was first and foremost a Virginian. His words were a factual display of what the state, its people, and its landscape meant to him. No additional sources are cited.

The Myths Of August By Stewart L. Udall

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed as a result of atomic and nuclear testing. He also states that the reasons given for the bombings in Japan were lies. His theses are analyzed in terms of then and now. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The Life and Times of George Washington

This 10 page report presents a biography of George Washington (1732-1799), the first president of the United States. His personal life, accomplishments, policies, and lasting impact on the United States are briefly presented. Washington’s political ideas were always combined with a strong temper, an overbearing stature, and a respect for reputation supported by an emphasis on ethics. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

The Economic Impact of Slavery in the United States

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 thought of slavery only in terms of agricultural commodity production. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

The Industrial Revolution in the United States

A 6 page discussion of the effects of the Industrial Revolution in the United States. Emphasizes that while this era is most often associated with Great Britain, there were numerous impacts to United States socio-economics as well. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A Comparison of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis:

This 5 page paper compares and contrasts the leaders of the United States and the Confederate States during the Civil War era. Leadership ability is a focal point and the issue of slavery is addressed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

The Frontier Myth In the United States / From the Colonial Period to the Vietnam War

A 6 page examination of the frontier myth in United States history. Identifies greed and the never-ending drive for territorial expansion and control of resources, both natural and human, as the driving force for white Anglo Saxon males in the United States from the colonial period up until the Vietnam War. Relies largely on the work of Richard Slotkin in his 1992 book 'Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in Twentieth Century America'. No additional sources cited.

Nullification Proclamation

In 5 pages the author discusses the Nullification Proclamation of 1832, the controversy between Andrew Jackson and South Carolina and South Carolina Secession. "The nullification confrontation was the catalyst that put then president Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun, a senator, against one another. The crux of the confrontation concerned the argument of whether a state could nullify federal law. This was considered an important step in an attempt to give definition to the proper powers of the states." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Great Depression

This 6 page paper (including a 2 page annotated bibliography) looks at the social and economic conditions the were faced by individuals living in the United States during this signally dark period in the economic history of the United States. The bibliography cites 10 sources.