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Impact of the Great War on Western Literature »

A 4 page essay that discusses the impact of the “Great War,” that is, World War I on Western literature. World War I is known for its “mindless squandering of human life with negligible results” (Hull 17). During its era, it was known as the Great War, the war to ...
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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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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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War and the Economy »

A 4 page paper answering several questions along the lines of “Consider a poor, underdeveloped country. Would you expect such a country to maintain a trade surplus or a trade deficit? Why?” The unnamed country undertakes a quick but successful war, and many of the questions refer to that ...
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Economics and War »

A 6 page paper discussing the general positive effects that the outbreak of war typically brings, followed by a discussion of conditions in Iraq prior to the beginning of Iraqi Freedom. War typically elevates a sagging economy, and such was the case with the short-lived Iraq war. Those ...
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The Cold War and the Crisis in Asia »

This 4 page paper summarizes two textbook chapters: the cold war and the greater Asian crisis.
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Wartime Advertising »

A 6 page paper on how companies need to market and advertise their products and services during wartime. Examined in the paper is how advertisers often have to switch their ads around to include more war themes and express certain patriotic themes. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Society and the Impacts of War and Terrorism »

A 6 page discussion of the many and varied effects terrorism and war have on society. Using the recent acts of terrorism against the U.S. as examples, the author traces the ways our society has been changed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Price of Glory - Verdun 1916 by Alistair Horne »

In 5 pages, the author gives a general overview of Alistair Horne's "Price of Glory - Verdun 1916" (1963). The Battle of Verdun was a strategic one in the Great War. This book is an extraordinary and unique depiction of the World War I. The reader will ...
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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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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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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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Analyzing Homeward Bound American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine Tyler May »

A 6 page paper which analyzes Elaine Tyler May's 1988 book "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era," which asserts that after World War II, Americans preferred marrying young, perpetuating traditional gender roles and a secure home life, because of the unsettling experiences of the Great Depression, World ...
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Consequences of the Cold War »

The Cold War was a war of ideology that had it's beginnings in the aftermath of World War II and the redistribution of power. The two great powers, the United States and the Soviet Union struggled for a balance of power in a world where even the definitions of peace ...
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Bosnia War and Its Effects »

A 5 page paper that discusses the effects of the War in Bosnia in relationship to the people, including their ongoing memories of the war, but more importantly how that relates to their current situation. The writer posits that politically, the war is merely at a truce because 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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Forces That Led to the U.S. Emancipation Proclamation »

The Civil War was the most devastating event in the history of the United States. The political, social and economic effects of that particular war are still being felt today. The 'cause' of the Civil War is generally understood to be the controversy surrounding slavery and the abolition of that institution. ...
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Women's Peace Movement in Israel and Ireland »

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' ...
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The War in Iraq and Economic Ramifications »

A 4 page paper discussing the economic effects of the Iraqi war. War nearly always provides an economic boost, even if only temporarily. The war in Iraq lifted the American economy to an extent, but the benefits of the gains will not be lasting ones as the federal ...
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Economic Impacts of War »

An 8 page paper discussing the effects of war on the national economy. Though the "typical" response to wartime activity is that the national economy improves, this is no typical situation. We are not officially at war with any particular country, which likely has a dampening effect on ...
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Cold War in its Early Days »

A 5 page paper discussing the beginnings of the Cold War. NATO is discussed as well as the necessity for such an organization. A brief respite from the tension is described. Kennedy and Khrushchev were perhaps the greatest players in the Cold War and their involvement is discussed. The Cuban ...
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Iraqi War and Its Impacts on the U.S. Economy »

A 3 page overview of the two views regarding the economic impact our current war with Iraq will have on the American economy. Those who support the war often contend that it will positively impact the economy much like World War II was successful in bringing us out of ...
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Causes and Effects of the Mexican-American War »

This 4 page paper discusses the causes and effects of the Mexican-American War. It argues that the basic causes were the Westward expansion of the United States and the annexation of Texas; effects include a huge increase in size, but unfortunately, increased tension between the two countries. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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History and Impact of the Cold War »

This is a 10 page paper discussing the events that led up to the Cold War. Major causes and issues are included and the overall effect of the war is discussed. The gradual build up of forces on both the capitalist Western side and the communist Eastern side are included. ...
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Arnold Trebach's The Great Drug War »

A 5 page paper on the book “The Great Drug War” by Arnold Trebach. Trebach’s book is incredibly intelligent and well written. He addresses the truths in the war against drugs and illustrates how we have spend billions on something that isn’t as big a problem as we are led to believe. He ...
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Events of the 20th Century »

A 4 page paper which examines the coming of the Cold War, Civil Rights Movement, Great Society and the Vietnam War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions »

This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost ...
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U.S. History and Manifest Destiny from 1865 to 1939 »

This 3 page paper looks at the idea of manifest destiny from the end of the American Civil War (1865) through the end of the Great Depression, usually identified as approximately 1941 and America's entry into the Second World War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Future and War Types »

A 3 page essay on the three types of war: great power, regional, and internal—and the cultural animosities and technologies behind them. The writer supports the argument that the most likely type of war in the future will be internal conflicts. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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War Impacts Upon Great Britain »

This 4 page paper discusses the warfare of Great Britain and the impact of the various wars. Brief overview of each major war and the results. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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War Reporting and a Media Utilitarian Approach »

This 8 page paper considers the role of the media when reporting on war. The paper focuses on the war against terrorism in Afghanistan, but can be applied to other conflict. The writer looks at how the reporting may serve the philosophy of the greatest good, and how reports may ...
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Labor Unions and War »

24 pages in length. The role labor unions have played with regard to wartime activities has been historically conspicuous. As integral as these unions were when it came to the comprehensive influence of war, they did not always fare well in the aftermath. Indeed, it can be argued ...
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Retrospective of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address »

A 5 page discussion of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and, in agreement with Garry Wills, its effectivity in raising the American patriotic spirit more so that earlier documents. The paper discusses how this is related to various feelings of unity around loss, hope and a sense of personal involvement in ...
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Churchill/The Gathering Storm »

A 5 page book review that examines Winston Churchill’s World War II memoir. Churchill, as Prime Minister of Great Britain, played a pivotal role in the cataclysmic conflict known as World War II. After the war, Churchill focused on his considerable literary talent and penned a six volume, comprehensive history ...
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The War of 1812 As America's Second War of Independence »

In 5 pages the author discusses the war of 1812. ' America's second war of independence was the War of 1812, which is also called the Napoleonic Wars. The War of 1812 was limited in its popularity. It was a relatively minor war. The United States ...
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Spanish Civil War Effects Upon Malaga, Spain »

A 10 page paper discussing the effects of the Spanish Civil War on this idyllic Iberian city on the Mediterranean coast. Malaga is an ancient city dating from the time of the Phoenicians; before that, it had been inhabited by even the earliest manifestations of modern man, the Neandertals. ...
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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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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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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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The First Persian Gulf War »

This 14 page paper is an in-depth look at the 1990- 1991 First Persian Gulf War, also Known as the First Gulf War. The paper considers the background to the war, looks at the causes and the main issues, the objectives of the war and considers the role of the ...
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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week War »

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a ...
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The War in Iraq is Not Justified »

This 15 page paper asks the question: Is the War Justified? Using Just War Theory along with various opinions, it is argued that the war is not justifiable. The origin of the war is discussed as well as how it fits into the larger war on terror. Bibliography lists 10 ...
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Economic Stimulation of War »

The costs of war almost always increase the budget deficit and spur a downturn in the economy. Short, well-run wars such as World War II and the first Gulf War, provide a springboard for economic growth after completion because budgeted capital, earmarked and just joining the war effort, is suddenly ...
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'The Mutilation' Known as the Mexican American War »

A 5 page paper discussing the Mexican-American war. The war that Americans refer to as the Mexican-American war is referred to even today in Mexico as "the Mutilation." It played a significant role in leading the United States into civil war, and also gave new US commanders real ...
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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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Evaluation of Barbara Ehrenreich's The Road to Equality »

An 8 page discussion of "The Road To Equality: Sorry Sisters This is Not the Revolution" by Barbara Ehrenreich. Outlines Ehrenreich's concerns that the original goals and aspirations of the feminist movement have changed over time. Suggests a reassessment of these goals and a return to the ...
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The Industrial Revolution's Economic Impact »

A 3 page paper discussing how the advent of the Industrial Revolution affected local economic relationships that previously had been in effect, and how ultimately those changes gave rise to changes in the stock market structure. Lack of governance allowed entanglements that would be illegal today, allowing the crash of the market in ...
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Was the War of 1812 Unnecessary? »

This 5 page report briefly discusses the war of 1812, its causes, some of its battles, and whether or not it was a meaningful war determining American independence or an exercise in futility. The attitudes, politics, and economics of the period are discussed in terms of their impact on ...
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Guatemala, El Salvador, and the Children of War »

This 20 page paper examines the suffering, abuse, and terror faced by children in these two countries during the countries' civil wars. The health effects, beyond the obvious physical damages, suffered by these children are also briefly discussed. Bibliography lists 20 sources.
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Irrevocable Consequences and Nuclear Destruction »

A 5 page report examining the biological & ecological consequences of radiation contamination that would result from a nuclear war. 'The end of life as we know it' is documented with scientific findings about radiation's effects on living cells and genetic structure. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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