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Latin America and Caribbean Post Spanish American War Involvement of the US »

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 ...
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Nuclear Position of Iran »

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 ...
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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 ...
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Settlers and the Johnson County, Wyoming War »

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 ...
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'1676' by 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 ...
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Concerns of Modern Native Americans »

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 ...
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Secession and Issues of Slavery »

This 4-page paper focuses on the relevant issues that eventually led to the secession of the Southern states from the Union in the 19th century, as well as the development of the Confederate states and a Confederate constitution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Notes on the State of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson »

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 ...
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Church and State Views of Thomas Jefferson »

On New Year's Day, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson penned a letter to the Baptist Association of Danbury, Connecticut articulating his views on the relationship between church and state. This separation, his belief in majority rule, and in reduction in government continue to profoundly affect the government of the United States. ...
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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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Comparative Analysis of Jefferson Davis and Abraham Lincoln »

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.
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International Threat Posed by WMDs »

A 10 page paper which defines and examines “nuclear” and “radiological” threats, distinguishing between them and explaining their meanings and implications; discusses political and economic factors that enable nation-states and terrorist groups to acquire nuclear weapons; explores evidence indicating that terrorist groups or individuals can and would use such weapons ...
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US Socioeconomic Conditions Associated with 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.
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US Frontier Myth »

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 ...
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Canada's Independent Streak »

This 3 page paper examines Canada's early history and its relationship to the American Civil War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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1832 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 ...
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Thomas Jefferson's Concepts »

This 15 page paper provides an overview of the life of this great defender of democracy and president of the United States. Ideas about democracy and separation of church and state are highlighted. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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US and the Industrial Revolution »

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.
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Stewart L. Udall's The Myths of August »

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 ...
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Changing Warfare in the Contemporary World »

This 12 page paper consider how war is changing. The paper answers several questions looking at if the theories of Clausewitz who stated that "a continuation of policy by other means" is still a valid approach, how states have attempted to monopolise the tools of war and if this is ...
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A History of Racial Discrimination in Portland, Oregon »

This 5 page paper discusses the history of discrimination Portland, Oregon, which dates back to the mid-1800s. Not only were laws passed requiring segregation, the State's Constitution mandated discrimination against all minorities. Oregon was akin to the South in their treatment of all minorities. In 1991, the state's legislature created ...
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American Minorities and Culture »

This 3 page paper examines several minority groups in the United States and looks at their original cultures. How the groups have assimilated in the United States are discussed. A variety of groups are noted inclusive of Puerto Rican Americans, Asian Americans and Native Americans. Different characteristics of ...
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U.S. and the Rights of States »

This 7 page paper looks at the rights of stats in light of the constitutional convention and in the nineteenth century as well. The question of slavery is addressed in terms of the creation of the Constitution. The Dred Scott decision is also examined. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Freedom of Religion, A First Amendment Right »

A 4 page essay/research paper that discusses the right to Freedom of Religion, which is guaranteed under the First Amendment. This examination focuses on the issues that continue to define the division between church and state that this amendment imposes on the American government. Many people today would tear down ...
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Biography 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 ...
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Federalism and Rights of Native Americans »

This 5-page paper is an argumentative essay regarding the Seminole Indian tribe and gaming operations on reservations in Florida. Taking the case of Seminole vs. Florida, the essay argues that the tribe had a right to sue the state for refusing to negotiate in good faith on an expansion of ...
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Boston Massacre and the Massacre at Kent State University »

This 7 page paper evaluates an article that compares Kent State with the Boston Massacre. Most of the paper examines the relevance of Kent State and its legacy. The events of May 4, 1970 are included in detail. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Leadership Ability and Accomplishments of Thomas Jefferson »

10 pages in length. As the third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson's accomplishments and leadership ability virtually changed the course of history. Throughout his esteemed political career, Jefferson maintained a great deal of belief in the common man, as well as harbored considerable sympathy and compassion ...
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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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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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US Women's Suffrage and its History »

This is a 3 page paper discussing the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement within the United States began in earnest in 1848. Reflecting the sentiments of women around the world, organizers of a national convention that year began the process to ...
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Retirement and American Women »

An 8 page paper which discusses how women spend their retirement in the United States. Issues discussed involve women working for more years than men, living longer than men, and how women look at retirement, among other various issues relating to the leisure years of women in America. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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An Assessment of the Statement 'All Men Are Created Equal' »

A 5 page paper that argues, yes, all men are created equal as stated by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Immigration to Nineteenth Century America in 'The First Great Wave' »

This 6 page report discusses European immigration to the United States in the 19th century and the conditions that encouraged "the wave." Bibliography lists only one source.
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Family and History of the American South »

A 3 page essay on southern family life. The writer discusses the relevance of family history in the way many southerners perceive themselves today. Race relations, culture, and other historical factors all contribute to the importance of family in this region of the Untied States. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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More Than One History in the American Revolution »

A 5 page essay that compares and contrasts two accounts of the American Revolution-- The American People: Crating a Nation and a Society edited by Gary Nash and Julie Roy Jeffrey and A People's History of the United States by Howard Zinn. The writer discusses how both of these accounts ...
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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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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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A Review of Frontier Regulars The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891 »

A 5 page paper which examines the thesis and main points of Robert M. Utley's book, "Frontier Regulars: The United States Army and the Indian, 1866-1891." No additional sources cited.
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Articles of Confederation »

This 4 page essay reports on the Articles of Confederation, which provided the first central government for the United States after the American Revolution. The writer discusses the Confederation's successes and failures. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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US Military's Spending Wastefulness »

An 8 page paper that provides an overview of the issue of wastefulness in governmental spending as it relates to the United States over the past two decades. The writer focus on budgetary and economic issues that have translated into wasteful spending in light of the end of the ...
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that ...
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British Army and Sinn Fein Influences on Northern Ireland »

A 6 page contention that the role of the British Army has been significantly impacted by a number of factors throughout history. The author of this paper asserts that the Sinn Fein, an Irish nationalist political party, has comprised one of the most influential of these factors since its inception ...
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Children's Emancipation from Their Parents »

A 25 page paper discussing the liberation of children from their parents' control. The emancipation of children from the control of their parents has been an issue in this country for years. Twenty years ago, adults were nearly at a loss for any sense of control over the ...
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Lincoln Community Hospital Forecasting »

An 8 page paper critiquing a hospital management as described in Harvard case 9-191-149, Lincoln Community Hospital. The paper reviews the actions of the Executive Committee, concluding that it lacks the information it needs to establish a strategy for halting operating losses or to produce an accurate forecast for ...
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Big Business and Big Banana Trade Wars »

13 pages in length. Big business has long infiltrated the economically restricted world of independent merchants; once a product is deemed significant enough to warrant high profit for low investment, corporate heads begin to turn. Such is the case with the recent banana trade wars that have pitted ...
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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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Woodward's "State Of Denial" »

3 pages in length. Woodward's (2006) book entitled State of Denial delves deeply into the deception President Bush has repeatedly handed to the American people in his ongoing attempt to justify the war in Iraq. Woodard (2006) takes a strong stand against the current administration as working independently ...
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Overview of the Battle Of The Bulge »

10 pages in length. Quickly losing ground and heading for defeat, Hitler realized that he had to come up with a military attack that would impede the Allied progress; as such, the Battle of the Bulge was waged with overwhelming fervor. This, the last major offensive by the ...
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Incredible War of 1812 by J. Mackay Hitsman »

A 4 page book review on The Incredible War of 1812 (1965) by J. Mackay Hitsman, a classic text on this subject. Hitsman's scholarship is detailed as he accessed an extensive list of primary sources in Canada, Great Britain and the US. He offers historical fact within the cultural context ...
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