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1560 to 1890 European Dominance »

This 5 page paper considers how, between the years of 1560 and 1890, Europe managed to gain dominance over the rest of the world. The paper includes consideration of military supremacy through the development of weapons, the development of the colonies and the role of trade and the industrial revolution ...
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Europe During the 19th Century »

This 6 page report discusses several questions related to European development and international relationships in the 19th century. In the 19th century, the nations of Europe were confronted with a large number of “new” issues. In terms of politics and social issues but far more in terms of economics, ...
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Scientific Revolution and Government Attitudes About Science »

12 pages in length. This paper describes the attitude of the government towards science following the Scientific Revolution. It was generally a positive one. The widespread interest in science after the revolution lead political leaders in Europe to support the sciences and saw the advent of Scientific ...
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Gearing Up for War: Europe 1939 »

This 8 page paper discusses conditions in Europe on the eve of World War II. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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War Culture of Europe Until 1700 »

The European social, political and economic cultural structure was not a peaceful process of evolution. This 7 page paper asserts that the many factors that influenced the development of what is now considered Europe includes, perhaps is founded upon, the many wars and disputes that plagued its history. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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First Seven Chapters of The Revolution of Life by Loubere »

A five page paper which looks at the political, economic and industrial developments in Europe in the nineteenth century as delineated by The Revolution of Life. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Working Conditions and the Industrial Revolution »

A 3 page paper which examines working conditions in Europe during the Industrial Revolution. The paper is partially done in first person, as though one lived in the 19th century in Europe. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Europe After the Cold War »

A five page paper which looks at the implications of the end of the Cold War for Europe in political, social and economic terms, and with particular reference to issues of security in both Europe itself and the former superpowers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Europe's Industrial Revolution »

In 8 pages, the author discusses how Europe became the forerunner of industrialization. The industrialization of Europe occurred long before that of North America. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Precontact Law and Government in Native America »

A 4 page discussion of dichotomy that existed between precontact law and government in Native America and law and government as it was viewed by Europeans. The author contrasts natural law and legal positivism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Why China Did Not Have a Scientific Revolution and Europe Did »

A 4 page paper. If China had living standards that were comparable to those in Europe and if they had offered the world so many innovations, why did the scientific revolution not occur in China as it did in Europe? This is a question that has been debated for decades. ...
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Intellect in the Renaissance of the Twelfth Century »

A 5 page paper discussing the cause of the intellectual changes that occurred during the renaissance period in Europe. Many people have stated that the cause of these changes was due to the education and knowledge available through the monasteries of that time, but the monasteries were limited to the ...
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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Organized Crime in America »

In four pages this paper examines the sociopolitical phenomenon of organized crime in America in an overview that includes definition, its development in the United States, its attempts to influence the government, and the organization of organized crime groups after the Prohibition era. Four sources are listed in the ...
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U.S. Nuclear Power Industry and its Historical Development »

A 12 page paper which examines the origins of its development and concentrates on the critical period between 1970 and 1990. Specifically considered are current reactor research programs, current state of nuclear power plant design, radioactive waste, plant licensing extension, decommissioning, government oversight, and future prospects. Bibliography lists ...
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Sudan's Continuing Civil War »

This 4 page report discusses the civil war between the Muslim-led government against non-Muslim black rebels since Sudan gained independence in 1956. The government controls little territory in the southern part of the state and regional boundaries are drawn according to ethnic and historical battle lines. The southerners of the ...
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Autonomy and the Basques »

A 25 page paper arguing the thesis that the Basques are still waging an uphill battle for autonomy, desired since 711 A.D., and nationalism formally requested in the 1980s. The paper is divided into sections on Basque origins; social formation and politics leading to the 19th Century; 19th Century, ...
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European Revolutions and 'The Communist Manifesto' »

This is a 5 page paper discussing the Communist Manifesto from its formation and the influence of the French Revolution to its revision inspired by the European revolutions of 1848, the year it was published. The revised Manifesto emphasized action and interaction and was adopted by the European unions which ...
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The Development of Modern Europe »

This 3 page paper examines the industrial revolution and changes in thought in Europe. Farming is discussed as well. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Brazil's Democracy Development »

The development in democracy in Brazil has demonstrated a different pattern that seen in other parts of the world. This 5 page paper examines the development of democracy and includes consideration of the history as a Portuguese colony and the role of slavery as well as the military coups and ...
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Employee Development in the U.S. Army »

A 7 page paper discussing salient points regarding employee development and retention using training as a tool. The paper discusses the reasons for pursuing employee development and retention and offers a training plan using an approach similar to that already in use by the 84th U.S. Army Reserve Readiness ...
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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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Civil Rights and the Government of the United States »

This 3 page paper provides an analysis of the civil rights era, as well as some information about the previous time period from the 1930s on. The government's role in civil rights is discussed. All three branches of the government are noted as being integral to the proliferation ...
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Thomas Jefferson's Virginia »

5 pages. Jefferson’s Virginia demonstrates the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. The people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of the authoritarian, which favors government that controls the people, and that of the democratic that favors government controlled by the people. Bibliography lists ...
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Government Secret Keeping »

Reason has become the guiding principle of government in the hands of the people. This 5 page paper explores the question: in a democracy, should the government have the right to lie about its actions, especially during times of war? Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Past and Present Drug War in Colombia »

A 5 page paper which discusses the past and present of the Colombian drug war. The paper discusses what the Colombian government has done to fight the battle, as well as what the Colombian government is doing presently. The involvement of other countries in this battle is also discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The History of Cuba's Fight for Independence »

A 9 page paper tracing Cuba's history from Columbus' discovery to the present day, focusing on Castro's seizing of the government in 1959. The paper also discusses Che Guevara, an Argentine revolutionary that Castro met while both were in exile in Cuba. Guevara joined Castro's cause and served ...
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Cuba and Democratic Government »

A 6 page research paper that starts from the premise that Castro is dead and that Cuba is switching to a democratic form of government. The writer contrasts and compares the parliamentary system of democratic government vs. the US system and concludes that a parliamentary system would be best for ...
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Federal Government's Morill Act Land Grants »

A 4 page paper on the grants of vacant land given by the U.S. Federal government to make improvements during the last half of the19th century. Included in the discussion is the first Morill Act which helped build up railroads from 1850 through 1871 and also the Second Morill Act ...
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Federalist Number 45 by James Madison »

A 6 page paper which summarizes James Madison's premise that the state governments will always wield more power than the federal government, and considers whether history has proven him right or wrong.
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Political Parties and Government Powers According to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison »

A 5 page discussion of the political views of these three founding fathers. Suggests that a debate between Washington, in particular, and modern day political scientists would reveal many differences. Although admittedly our government has become considerably more complex over time, Washington would undoubtedly still hold to his ...
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French Polity and the Impact of the French System of Cohabitation »

This 10 page report discusses the French system of government in which the Prime Minister and the President represent different political affiliations. France is not unique among European nations in terms of the attitudes engendered by cohabitation. Concerns revolving around the ability of the government to effectively cooperate within its multiple agencies and departments should be ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Third French Republic and Germany's Weimar Republic »

This 8 page paper compares the Weimar Republic, the government which ruled Germany between 1919 to 1933, and the Third French Republic which reigned from 1871 through 1940. Analysis focuses on political factors and addresses reasons for the collapse of each government. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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International Relations in India »

A 6 page paper discussing India in terms of national security affairs research. US relations with India never have been adversarial, though some economic events under previous governments – such as the Indian government’s nationalization of a Coca-Cola factory in the 1970s - have strained relations for a time ...
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Democracy and War »

In 12 pages the author discusses democracy and the theory that democratic governments are inherently disposed against war. "The greatest impetus for world peace is the spread of democracy democracies are more peaceful than any other kind of government, and the world is growing more democratic democracies are not ...
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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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European Lives and the Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

A 5 page paper discussing some of the short- and long-term changes in people's lives directly resulting from the influences of the Industrial Revolution in Europe. The response of the people in the short term was simply to do whatever was necessary to merely survive, but the Industrial Revolution ...
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America in the Eighteenth Century and Standing Army Support »

This 5 page report discusses the problems and controversy associated with the development of a standing army during America’s Revolutionary War. Many, if not most, of the Founders of the country wanted the United States to be defended by a small, professional military and a large people’s militia. It had already been proven in ...
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Defining Judicial Review Throughout History »

A 10 page paper that begins by defining the term 'judicial review.' The writer then discusses the governments of ancient Greece and Rome and how parts of their systems carried over to later times. The Age of Enlightenment is discussed relative to the political innovations brought about through the writings ...
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War Beginning, Ending, and the Role of Politicians »

A 5 page paper discussing the validity of the statement, "Politicians start wars, armies do not. Government end wars, generals do not." A variety of poorly-planned laws and policies beginning in 1850 with the Missouri Compromise led to steadily increasing tensions regarding slavery, culminating in bloodshed over the Kansas-Nebraska Act during Franklin ...
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Daniel P. Jordan's Political Leadership in Jefferson's Virginia »

5 pages in length. Discussion of the book "Political Leadership in Jefferson’s Virginia" by Daniel P. Jordan. This paper explains the differences of political sentiment among the different political parties. As the book goes on to explain, the people resolve themselves naturally into two components; that of ...
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Nineteenth Century European Urbanization »

A 7 page paper which discusses how various countries within Europe urbanized more rapidly than others. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Trade Unions, etc. »

An 8 page research paper that answers four questions pertaining to economic conditions in Europe in the nineteenth century. Topics explored are the relationship between union and socialism; difference between liberalism and conservatism; causes behind imperialism and causes and effects of population expansion. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Slavery in Africa and Europe »

A 6 page paper which examines the institution of slavery in Africa and in Europe prior to the colonization of the Americas. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Barbara Tuchman's A Distant Mirror »

5 pages. In this historical narrative of Medieval Europe, the author writes of French nobleman Enguerrand de Coucy who ruthlessly made himself wealthy by preying on the unfortunate peasants of the time period. The 14th century was a time of great horrors such as the plague and the Hundred Years ...
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Overview of Major Events of Western Civilization »

A 5 page outline of several of the major events encompassed in Western Civilization. These extend from absolutism in Europe to the dissolution of the Cold War. The expansion of the world’s scientific knowledge, nationalism, revolution, industrialization are all identified as important factors in these events. Bibliography ...
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Westernization of Russia/The Petrine Revolution »

A 5 page research paper that discusses the radical changes that Peter the Great instigated in Russia in the eighteenth century. The writer describes how Peter's goal was to reshape Russia in the cultural image of Europe. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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West, East, and Differences in Technology, Globalization, Nationalism, and Industrialization »

A 9 page series of responses to questions relating to the evolution of society and civilization. Discusses the industrialization of Europe and the U.S. in the Industrial Revolution and ties this discussion into the impacts of globalization which we are feeling today. Notes the importance of technology in ...
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European Scientific Revolution of the 16th and 17th Centuries »

During the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, in Europe, people began to see and understand the world in an entirely new way. The Scientific Revolution brought about the transformation of thought concerning the nature of the world and man's place within that world. This 11 page paper examines the ...
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Europe During the Mid 19th Century and Social Changes »

This 6 page paper looks at the way that the economic changes in mid nineteenth century Europe resulted in changes in the social structure. The paper includes discussion in the class structure, the long term impact of the industrial revolution and the poor laws. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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