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Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts on Native American culture during the Colonial period. Discusses the differing values of non-Indian and Indian and the cultural transition which many of the tribes made toward taking on European ways. Emphasizes the Cherokee culture and observes that despite their willingness ...
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Experiences of Immigrants »

A 5 page overview of the similarities and contrasts between the original immigrants to this country, the native Americans who were already here, the African Americans, and the Mexican Americans. Stresses that although the European mainstream viewed these other cultures as inferior the cultures recognized themselves as valuable and equal human ...
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Mexico's Identity Remaking »

An 18 page research paper that examines the Mexican Revolution and both Zapatista Movements (1920s and 1990s) and how they affected the spirit of Mexican nationalism. The writer offers an overview of the Revolution, nationalism and what experts feel is needed for a healthy Mexican identity and nationalism. Bibliography ...
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Urban Modernization, Rights of Workers, and Mexico »

A 7 page research paper on the Mexican Revolution and the decades afterwards. The Mexican Revolution promised the Mexican people many things--an end to deprivation, poverty and political domination by the elite being among them. The following examination of Mexican history explores how well these promises were fulfilled and whether ...
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American Trucking Industry and the Effects of the North American Free Trade Agreement »

A 5 page paper discussing the ongoing dispute over allowing Mexican trucks to deliver goods produced in Mexico but shipped to the US for sales and marketing. The US trucking industry is one that has many constraints placed on it. It is relatively stable as long as it ...
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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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Mexican Revolution and the Yucatan Caste War »

This 9 page paper considers the nature of the Yucatan Caste War and relates it to the elements that defined the Mexican Revolution. This paper considers the role that indigenous people and the implications in the development of uprisings due to class divisions. This paper asserts that factors ...
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A Personal View of The End of Victory Culture »

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of his concepts in The End of Victory Culture, especially as they relate to the transition in perceptions of the American war story in post-World War II Cold War America. No additional sources cited.
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Overview of the Mexican Revolution »

A 16 page research paper that gives an overview of this turbulent period in Mexican history. The writer argues that the leaders of the Mexican Revolution were just as courageous, just as idealistic and just as patriotic as the leaders of the American Revolution. Like the early U.S. leaders, they ...
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Changing Perceptions Regarding Nature, Animals, and Humankind »

A 9 page research paper analyzing and illustrating humankind’s historic perception of animals and the natural world. This paper gives examples throughout history of humankind’s perception of animals and nature, with an emphasis on the time of the Industrial Revolution until present day. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Mexico's Revolution and the Part America Played in It »

20 pages in length, this paper explores the the thesis that America played a part in instigating the Mexican Revolution. The growth of Mexico's economy during the early Porfiriato years is discussed, as well as the effect suffered by this economy as a result of the American Bank Panic of ...
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Incompatibilities of European and Native American Cultures »

A 5 page discussion of the numerous incompatibilities between Native American and European cultures. Analyzes differences in societal organization, concepts of land ownership, and use of natural resources. Concludes that these differences are only a few of many and that incompatibilities have resulted in the decimation of both a ...
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Professional Service Provider Considerations Regarding Native American Culture »

An 8 page discussion of Native American culture and the factors which shaped that culture. Emphasizes that the term “Native American” encompasses a variety of different cultures and that within those cultures Native Americans relate on an individual basis to others within the culture and those outside the culture. ...
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Contrasting and Comparing Native Americans and Buddhists »

A 6 page overview of the similarities and differences in Buddhist culture and Native American culture. Emphasizes the diversity of Native American cultures and stresses that one must be specific regarding time period to make applicable comparisons. Compares primarily contemporary Buddhism and traditional but contemporary Native American religions. ...
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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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Socialization of Native Americans »

A 5 page overview of Native American social interactions and the factors influencing those interactions. The author emphasizes that not only is the topic of Native American culture multifaceted in terms of the number of cultures which it encompasses but so is the temporal nature of that culture. ...
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Cynicism and War in The Underdogs by Mariano Azuela »

A 5 page paper on this novel about the Mexican Revolution, by Mariano Azuela. The paper concludes that Azuela feels there is no sense to the cyclical rise and fall of leaders and movements, alliances and feuds, and that war is a waste of precious human life. Bibliography included.
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Octavio Paz: Mexican Revolution »

A 3 page paper which examines the Mexican Revolution as seen through the perspective of Octavio Paz. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Mexican American War/Lincoln's Slavery Position »

A 4 page paper that offers 2 short answer essay to 2 questions about American history. The first question pertain to the Mexican American war and the second discusses Lincoln's position on slavery. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Mexican Identity and the Significance of Porfirio Diaz »

This 5 page paper examines identity issues of Mexicans and the role played by this nineteenth century leader. The industrial revolution is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Land Reform and the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1920 »

This 5 page paper explores the role of land reform in the Mexican Revolution of 1910 to 1920. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Mexican History from the Perspective of Octavio Paz »

A 5 page research paper that examines the chapter in Octavio Paz's book, The Labyrinth of Solitude, that deals with the Mexican Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Determination of the Individual and the Mexican Revolution »

(6 pp) Mexican people were fighting for an individual determination of their lives within their own country. They were bucking not only the historic Spanish tradition of the patron, but the dominance of the Church, and America's need to keep her fingers in all capitalistic pies - particularly ...
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The Mexican Revolution by Alan Knight' »

This 9 page paper takes a critical look at Alan Knight’s The Mexican Revolution. Also included is a discussion on reporting of history and the view of another author concerning Knight’s book. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Hispanic Cultures in the United States »

A 6 page paper which examines various Hispanic groups within the United States. Those groups are Mexican Americans, Puerto Ricans, Cuban Americans and Central and South Americans. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Mexican Revolution and the Impact of Intervention by the United States »

A 10 page research paper that examines the extent and influence of US intervention in the Mexican Revolution. The writer focuses on discussing the occupation of Veracruz and the Punitive Expedition sent again Pancho Villa. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Azuela: "The Underdogs" »

This 5 page paper discusses Mariano Azuela's book on the Mexican Revolution, "The Underdogs." It consists of a summary and analysis. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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The Mexican-American War »

A 3 page paper which offers an overview of the Mexican-American War. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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 of Mexico and Mesoamerican History's Role »

A 5 page paper which examines how Mesoamerican history is an important element in understanding Mexican history. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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'Porfirian' Mexican History »

This 5 page paper considers this period in Mexican history between 1876 and 1910. The social, political and economic factors are considered as an argument that this period can be seen as the foundation for modern Mexico. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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Mexican Broadcast History »

A 4 page paper which examines the history of Mexican Broadcast History. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Amerindian History, Culture and Accomplishments »

This 5 page paper briefly discusses Amerindian history, cultures and accomplishments. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Ecological World View and Native American Uniformity »

A 15 page discussion of the popular perception that Native Americans exhibit a uniform ecological world view. Presents supporting and detracting arguments for this view. Notes first that the sheer diversity of Native American cultures and individuals would make it unlikely that such a uniformity in view exists. ...
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Defining War Crimes »

A 12 page overview of the definitions and perceptions surrounding war crimes. Discusses the Geneva Convention and the Nuremberg Trials and provides numerous examples of historical events which classify as war crimes. Emphasizes that all parties of wartime action are capable of war crimes but that it is the ...
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Comparison of Structure of Scientific Revolution by Thomas Kuhn and The Content Of The Form Narrative Discourse And Historical Representation by Hayden White »

5 pages in length. The writer compares approaches between the two authors by illustrating that when discussing the significance of this comparison, what it teaches, why anyone should care about it and what it tells about history, it is important to expound upon 1) the important role history plays ...
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Significance of the Neolithic Revolution »

A paper which considers the importance of the Neolithic Revolution, in terms of the transition from nomadic culture to agricultural cultivation, and the impact which this had on the nature of society and culture. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Geertz and Fanon Comparisons on Integrative Revolution and National Culture »

This is a 5 page paper comparing the theories of national culture and integrative revolution as discussed in Fanon’s “The Wretched of the Earth” and Geertz’s “The Interpretation of Cultures”. Although critics often cite that the two theorists have contrasting viewpoints, there are several areas where their theories appear to ...
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Japanese History »

A seven page paper which looks at a number of aspects of Japanese history, including the way in which Chinese culture significantly influenced that of Japan, the similarities and differences between the political and economic interests of Japan and the UK, and the importance of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the ...
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Comparative Analysis of Cherokee and Appalachian Native American Cultures »

A 9 page comparison of these sometimes diverse yet sometimes astonishingly similar cultures. The author of this paper defines the geographic range encompassed by the Appalachians and the unique peoples who presently live there. The author notes that this range was once the homelands of the Cherokee Indians. ...
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Early 20th Century Historical Contributions of the Average Female »

An 8 page paper looking at the way women's contributions to our culture have fundamentally altered American history in the early part of this century. The paper contends that even if women's political contributions are ignored, changing social attitudes - changed by women, from within -- toward such issues as ...
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Migration of Native Americans Causes and Consequences »

A 5 page overview of the pre-Columbian history of the people we call Native Americans. Includes possible reasons for their migration to the Americas and describes the complex evolution that resulted in many diverse cultures. Describes the division between the cultural regions separated by the Rio Grande river ...
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Native American Cultural Changes »

This 5 page paper looks at the Culture of the native Americans and the way in which it has changed over the years as a result of increased immigration to the United States. From the days before Columbus to the current day the culture has evolved through force rather than ...
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Korean Americans »

A 5 page account of the cultural and racial difficulties experienced by Korean Americans. Discusses language difficulties as well as difficulties in adjusting to mainstream U.S. culture and having that culture accept them. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans and Different East and West European Experiences »

A 5 page discussion of the changes which occurred in Native American cultures in the Eastern Woodlands and the West after the arrival of the European invaders to their lands. Discusses the forced relocation of Eastern tribes to western reservations despite their incorporation of many aspects of European culture, the cultural transformations of ...
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Restorative Justice and Traditional Cultures »

Examples from Native American and Mennonite Culture This 6 page paper considers the similarities in the way these cultures approach criminal justice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Native American Culture Changes »

A 6 page review of the many changes experienced by Native American cultures since the arrival of the Europeans to this continent. Discuses the diversity of Native American cultures and the attempts by non-Natives to wipe out the Native populations either through direct warfare or through concepts like assimilation. ...
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Culture and the Mortuary Practices of Native Americans »

A 30 page overview of the various mortuary practices and grave goods often associated with Native American burials and the ability to determine an individual's culture and the societal organization of those who participated in the burial based on these practices and goods. Contrasts the burial practices of the ...
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Native American Influences on Modern American Culture »

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Social Commentary In Late Nineteenth Century White Minstrelsy by Robert Toll, The Octoroon by Dionysius Lardner Boucicault, and Widow Ranter by Aphra Behn and Indian Images »

5 pages in length. In traditional style, Native Americans have always been portrayed as having a war to wage with the white man. The world has come to expect westerns to depict the Indians in no other manner but that of arrow slinging, horse riding, bloodthirsty savages with ...
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