Choose a paper from our database of history papers

Term Papers on Origins of Christmas and Santa Clause, The

Click on any of the term papers to read a brief synopsis of the history paper. The essay synopsis includes the number of pages and sources cited in the paper.

5
Pages

Three Views of the Slave Trade in Africa »

A 5 page analysis of three articles on the origins of slavery. Eric Williams, Winthrop D. Jordan and David Brion Davis offer three contrasting views on the origins of slavery and how slavery interacted with the development of racism. While each view is logical and based on historical fact, the three ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

3
Pages

History and People, Dominican Republic »

This 3 page research paper reports on the history of the Dominican Republic. The writer discusses the history of its settlement, its association with pirates, its language and the ethnic origins of its people. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

6
Pages

Gordon Wood and Bernard Bailyn on the Revolutionary War »

A 6 page paper discussing and comparing views of the American Revolution as portrayed by Bernard Bailyn in 'The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution' and Gordon Wood in 'The Radicalism of the American Revolution.' No additional sources cited.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Assessing the Market With a Demand Curve's Positive Slope »

A 5 page paper that critically assesses the argument that for some goods, the economics demand curve may exhibit a positive slope. Presented is an example using the current cola war between Coca Cola and Pepsi Cola and a shift in demand curve slope that could possibly occur were ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

10
Pages

Legal and Racial Perspectives Pertaining to the KKK »

10 pages in length. To understand the Klan's motivation is to first comprehend their beginning. Having existed for several decades with beliefs of racial superiority, the Klan has come to represent everything wrong with society. It can be argued that all the ill will, strife and discord ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Star Wars' Mythical Power »

This 5 page paper looks at Star Wars and the myth it contains. The origin of alien myths are explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Erich Maria Remarque's 'All Quiet on the Western Front' and the Depiction of War »

A 5 page paper which examines Erich-Maria Remarque's classic 1929 novel, "All Quiet on the Western Front" by specifically considering how German soldiers understand the origins of the war, the impact of technology and industrialization on World War I, and how and why the romantic illusions about combat disintegrate, and ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

12
Pages

American and Apache Wars »

A twelve page paper which looks at the origins and progress of the wars between the Apache Indians and the Americans during the nineteenth century, with reference to the different strategies which were employed by both sides, the role played by Apache leaders such as Geronimo, the importance of Apache ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

1st Crusade Overview »

A 5 page paper provides a general overview of the first religious crusade, its origins and its implications. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

America's Enlightenment »

Origins of the Enlightenment in America are explored in this 5 page paper. The ideas, events and conditions that led up to the era are discussed, in both Europe and America, with an emphasis on the latter. The American Revolution is reported as being integral to the Enlightenment and the ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

American Revolutioin from Different Perspectives »

This 5 page paper looks at the American Revolution from two points of view. Bailyn's The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution and Jameson's American Revolution Considered as a Social Movement are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

American Revolution and the Whig and Tory Political Parties »

A 5 page paper discussing the Tories and the Whigs and their part in the politics of the American Revolution. The origins of the Whig Party in the U.S. and their eventual disintegration as a political party is also discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

3
Pages

American and French Revolutions' Similarities and Differences »

This 3 page paper points out the similarities and differences between these two revolutions. Origins and outcomes are noted. The Enlightenment is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

4
Pages

French Revolution and its Origins »

This 4 page paper examines the many divergent causes of the French Revolution, stressing the variety of causes that perpetuated the eventual revolution. More specifically, this paper discusses many of the political, social, intellectual, and religious concerns that formed the origins of the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

8
Pages

Feminist Movement's 'Second Wave' »

This 8 page paper discusses the history and origins of the feminist movement. Also discussed is the use of feminist rhetoric. The book Persuasion and Social Movements is used to explore the application by the women's rights movement of social rhetoric. Examples are given. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

12
Pages

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 ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

8
Pages

War of 1812 and Great Lakes' Fleets »

An 8 page paper which examines the making of the Lake Erie and Ontario Fleets, which were the origins of the war’s Great Lakes’ fleets. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Revolutionary War Responses »

A 5 page research paper that examines the origins of the American Revolution and how the outcome was often in jeopardy. The writer demonstrates both sides in this historical conflict and argues that it was mainly Washington's leadership that enabled the American forces to be victorious. Bibliography lists 3 ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

10
Pages

Harry T. Moore and His Contributions to the Civil Rights Movement »

A 10 page discussion of the life and accomplishments of this amazing man. Considered to be the first black man to die in the Civil Rights movement, Moore would stand up and be heard in a time when few others would dare. He was instrumental in enacting educational ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

9
Pages

17th Century America and Black Slavery »

A 9 page overview of what life was like for seventeenth century African slaves in the American colonies. The author traces the slave experience from its point of origin in Africa to the homes of the white slave owners. This paper emphasizes that the African American slave experience was quite ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

16
Pages

Reform in Western Canada from 1900 until 1921 »

A 16 page paper that discusses the reform movements in western Canada between 1900-1921. This paper explores the origins and impacts of the agrarian revolt, suffrage, prohibition, labor and trade union reform and the interconnection between all of these. The major contention presented in this paper is that ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Korean War and Its Impact »

This 5 page paper provides a brief discussion of the origins of the Korean Conflict, referred to as the "forgotten war," a timeline of some of the major events during the war and a discussion of the impact the war had on international relations and politics, including the Cold War. ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

15
Pages

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 ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

The Reasons Cited for the Onset of World War I »

This 5 page essay analyzes four specific essays regarding the origins of World War I and comments on how Kaiser Wilhelm II would feel about the writers' comments. Different theories for the reasons for the War are discussed with contradictory evidence offered. No bibliography.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Archaeology and History of Stonehenge »

A paper which looks at the history and archaeology of Stonehenge, the way in which its structure has changed since its origins as a Neolithic woodhenge, and the possible function of the monument for cultural, scientific and religious purposes.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Americanism's Essence Through Advancement, Adaptability, and Adventure »

A 5 page paper that presents an interpretation of the definition of Americanism by examining the distinct characteristics and tendencies of Americans and the origins of these traits. Discussed are the definitions of Americanism as presented in Frederick Jackson Turner's 1893 essay "The Frontier in American History" and Alexis ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Lloyd's of London History »

A five page paper which traces the history of Lloyd’s of London from its origins in Lloyd’s Coffee House in the seventeenth century to the present day, including its expansion from maritime to other forms of insurance, its establishment as a global financial institution, and the effect of the severe ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Guillotine History »

This 5 page paper presents a description and overview of this item once used as the primary means of execution. Its origin, which was in revolutionary France, is the focus of the paper. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

America's Sexism and Racism History »

A concise 5 page essay on the historical origin of racism and sexism in the Americas. The writer details how the White Man brutally conquested the Native Indians and continued a reign of racist oppression thereafter. Sociopolitical examples such as The Chinese Exclusion Act, the persecution of Japanese-Americans during World ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

7
Pages

Sights and Culture of the Pow Wow »

A 7 page review of the sights and events found at a contemporary pow wow. The author relates the cultural significance of the pow wow, along with information on its origin. Some say the pow wow dates to prehistory while other say is a relatively new arrival in ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

10
Pages

Stress Theory And Coping With Stress »

A 10 page paper that reports and describes Hans Selye's, the father or modern stress theory, ideas and explanations of stress, including physical and psychological responses to stressors. The writer includes the evolution of PTSD from its origins in the Civil War as Soldier's Heart and traumatic neurosis. Physiological and ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Modern Economic Growth - Europe as the Engine Driving Such Growth »

This 5 page paper discusses why modern economic growth can be traced to Europe. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

16
Pages

Civil Rights Movement and Its Origins »

A 16 page paper discussing whether the successes of the Civil Rights Movement originated with grass roots initiatives or arose through government intervention. The short answer is that it was local, grassroots efforts that brought the magnitude of the existing injustices to the attention of Washington in the 1960s. ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

3
Pages

Slavery and Its Origins »

This 3 page paper provides a general overview of slavery in the United States but also includes an argument that suggests it evolved due to prejudice. Support is provided for the supposition. Only scholarly sources are used. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

7
Pages

American Colonies and Slavery Origins »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from participating ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

7
Pages

U.S. Colonies and Slavery »

(7 pp). Although, the number of African American slaves grew slowly at first, by the 1680s they were essential to the economy of Virginia. During the 17th and 18th centuries, African American slaves lived in all of England's North American colonies. Before Great Britain prohibited its subjects from ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

3
Pages

Social Work: History and Application »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the social work profession. The history of the profession as well as its application in assisting individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder are included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

7
Pages

Man's Evolutionary History »

A 7 page overview of the evolution of man from his earliest beginnings in Africa to the division of the Neanderthal and Homo erectus. The Homo erectus line eventually led to modern man, Homo sapiens. The author reviews the latest developments in evolutionary theory and encapsulates the steps which led ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Racism in Colonial America »

A 5 page paper which discusses the origins of racism in colonial times. The majority of the power that lies behind issues of racism in the colonial times stems from issues of labor and capitalism, if nothing else. The more powerful Europeans needed labor for all their endeavors and the ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

History of U.S. Army Aviation »

This is a 5 page paper giving an overview of the history of U.S. Army Aviation. In 1861, during the American Civil War, hydrogen filled balloon were used by Union and Confederate forces to direct artillery fire. These balloons were considered to be the origins of U.S. Army Aviation. Over ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

5
Pages

Relevancy of the History of Civil Rights »

A 5 page research paper that sums up the state of racism in America during the Civil Rights movement and today. Presumably the United States is a pluralistic country made up many races and ethnic origins, wherein all citizens enjoy equal rights under the law. Conservative Republicans, arguing for the ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

8
Pages

Forensic Pathology Of Sudden Unexplained Death »

8 pages in length. Death of any origin requires a legal certificate that denotes the cause of demise, however, the reason for a death that is sudden and unexpected can keep prevent that cause field on the certificate blank for many months. Determining cause of death in this ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

9
Pages

Overview of Mental Health Courts »

A 9 page paper assessing the origin, development and effect of the mental health court. In October 2001, the Boone County (Missouri) Judicial and Law Enforcement Task Force submitted its final report of a survey of the county’s jail situation and included a recommendation that the county establish a ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

25
Pages

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, ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

14
Pages

Review of Hidemi Suganami's 'Narratives of War Origins and Endings A Note On The End Of the Cold War in Millennium' »

A 14 page review of the article by Hidemi Suganami. The author of this paper criticizes Suganami's tendency to spend more time explaining why he formatted his article a particular way than digging into the circumstances surrounding the initiation and eventual culmination of the Cold War. The works ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

8
Pages

Native Americans and Africans Compared »

This is an 8 page paper discussing discrimination and assimilation of African and Native Americans. African Americans and Native Americans in the United States have experienced generations of discrimination and assimilation but from somewhat different perspectives. Native Americans were the most profoundly affected by colonization and were forced into minority ...
[ View Full Description ]     [ Send Me The Paper ]

Back to top