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Middle Ages to the 18th Century Power of Religion in England »

This 8 page paper considers the hypothesis that religion is ultimately a tool that is used to control people. Example of the crusades, King Henry VIII and the witch hunts are cited to demonstrate this relations between religion power and control.The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Influences on Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” »

This 3 page paper discusses some of the influences that led Ray Bradbury to write “Fahrenheit 451,” including the Nazi book burnings, the McCarthy witch hunts, and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Questionable Guilt of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 15 page paper discussing the injustices suffered by Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. America's hysteria over the Red Threat needed outlet, and Joe McCarthy's witch hunts had not yet begun. The Rosenbergs provided a scapegoat image through which the entire country could feel better: the 'boys' in ...
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Harris: Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches »

This 5 page paper discusses Marvin Harris's book "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: the Riddles of Culture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Feudalism of Medieval England »

A 6 page research paper exploring the elements of medieval feudalism in England. Descriptions of what constituted medieval feudalism, reason for wars, status of women and the decline of the feudal system are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 references.
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U.S. Nuclear Family and Poverty »

This 10 page paper provides an overview of poverty in America and the role played by the nuclear family. Several areas are explored. The paper concludes that the decline of the nuclear family in America is in part responsible for the proliferation of poverty. Other theories of poverty are explored ...
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A History of American Organized Crime »

A 15 page research paper that offers a history of organized crime in the US. The writer follows this history from Prohibition to the current day, concentrating on the career of Lucky Luciano, and arguing that the influence of the Mafia has declined in recent years, as Asian and Latin ...
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Argument in Favor of Nineteenth Century Southern Slavery »

5 pages. This paper details the southern pro slavery argument and accounts for why it continued despite abolitionist criticism. Southerners increasingly defended slavery as a positive good rather than a necessary evil. Also looks at why southern pro emancipation sentiment declined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Medieval Perspectives on Religion by Keith Thomas and Eamon Duffy Compared »

A 5 page analysis of Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars and Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic. The writer argues that Duffy differs from the standard view of this period and the causes of the Reformation, while Thomas, essentially, supports the standard view. No additional sources ...
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Native American Culture Decline »

A 5 page overview of the factors which have affected Native American culture. Defines Native American culture as being composed of a number of distinctive components. Relates the concern that while the number of Native Americans may be increasing, the cultures of many groups are being lost as they associate ...
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Great Britain and China's 2 Opium Wars »

A 6 page paper discussing the causes and results of the two Opium Wars (1839-1842 and 1856-1858) between China and Britain. In 300 years of trade with China, Britain had developed a thirst for China's tea as well as appetites for Chinese silk and porcelain, but pre-industrial China found very ...
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Southern Loyalty of General Robert E. Lee »

A 5 page paper discussing Robert E. Lee's motivations for declining President Lincoln's offer of command of the Union army at the outbreak of the Civil War. There is no question that Robert E. Lee was a master of military strategy and that he was a man of the Southern tradition of ...
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First Balkan War and the Ottoman Empire »

12 pages in length. As a bold statement against the existing Ottoman Empire, an authority that had been in operation since the early sixteenth century, the First Balkan War was in response to the Young Turks having spread their fingers of control well beyond any reasonable extent. This ...
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