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George Washington's Genius »

A 4 page research paper which examines the book by Edmund S. Morgan whose basic premise is that Washington's genius lay primarily in his use and understanding of the principles of power. Morgan makes a good case for this argument as he gives insight into Washington's character and the politics ...
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Critical Analysis of American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan »

A 5 page essay that summarizes and analyzes Edmund S. Morgan's book 'American Slavery, American Freedom.' Morgan argues that the simultaneous development of slavery and freedom represents the central paradox of early American history. This text goes far in explaining the paradox. No additional sources cited.
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Thematic Similarities Between American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan and Myne Owne Ground by Breen and Innes »

A 3 page paper which examines the similar themes presented in Breen and Innes’ “Myne Owne Ground” and Edmund S. Morgan’s “American Slavery, American Freedom.” No additional sources cited.
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An Analysis of Slavery and Freedom in America »

A 6 page analysis of Edmund S. Morgan's book American Slavery/American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia. In this book Morgan examines the economic and demographic development of early Virginia. The fact that a love for liberty and equality in the American colonies developed simultaneously with a reliance on the ...
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Comparative Analyis of Thomas Jefferson and Mark Twain's Hank Morgan in A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court »

This is a 5 page paper comparing Thomas Jefferson and Hank Morgan’s goals and values. Thomas Jefferson drafted the Declaration of Independence and the bill which established religious freedom in the United States. In addition, he believed in the value of education for all and the separation of the Church ...
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Edmund S. Morgan/American Slavery, American Freedom »

A 4 page book review of Morgan's award-winning treatise on the evolution of racism in the American colonies. In this text, which is one of the most "celebrated books in recent American historiography," Morgan explores the connections between "slavery, freedom, persistent inequality and American egalitarianism." Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Reflections on the French Revolution by Edmund Burke »

In 5 pages, the author presents a report on 'Reflections on the French Revolution' by Edmund Burke, discussing the historical setting, the influence of the time, place, class, attitudes, and prejudice with a true understanding of the document. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Native Americans as Perceived by English Colonists »

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal ...
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Kentucky History and John Hunt Morgan »

This 5 page paper explores Morgan's importance in the Civil War and his long term impact on Kentucky history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native American v Puritan Mindset »

This 8 page paper consists of a 2 page essay and a 6 page address of 9 specific questions regarding Puritan and Native American relationships. Two primary sources are extensively utilized.
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The Puritan Revolution and Literature »

This is a 5 page paper that provides an overview of literature before and after the Puritan Revolution. Examples from Shakespeare and Milton are cited. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Human Nature According to Edmund Burke and Karl Marx »

The subject is viewed through the eyes of Edmund Burke and Karl Marx in this 6 page paper. The ideas of these men are compared and contrasted. Subjects included in the discussion are religion, morality, man's work ethic, political ideology, communism, Hegelism and acceptance versus revolution. Examples in contemporary society ...
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Their Morals and Ours by Leon Trotsky »

A 6 page paper which examines the first chapter of Leon Trotsky’s book “Their Morals and Ours.” Trotsky’s work is also compared to Karl Marx’s “The Communist Manifesto” and Edmund Burke’s “The Reflections on the Revolution in France.” Bibliography lists 2 additional sources.
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Conservatism and British Political Philosopher Edmund Burke »

This 5 page report discusses British parliamentarian and political philosopher Edmund Burke (1730-97) and his essay titled "Reflections on the Revolution in France" and why he discounted the revolution. It also discusses why Burke should be thought of as a political "conservative." Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Various Views on Revolution Causes and Impacts »

A 4 page overview of the perceptions of Edmund Burke, Maximillien Robespierre, and Thomas Paine. The author of this paper emphasizes the opinions of Thomas Pain and asserts that revolutions do no necessarily result in long-term instability and violence. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Adams Morgan and Foggy Bottom Neighborhoods of Washington D.C. »

A 24 page paper that provides an overview of the major representational aspects of both the Foggy Bottom and Adams-Morgan Neighborhoods in Washington, D.C. in a comparison that evaluates the transformation since the 1930s. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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Social Evolution During the Nineteenth Century »

This 9 page paper discusses the evolution of man. It talks about Charles Darwin, Lewis Henry Morgan, Edward Tylor and Herbert Spencer. Their theories and where they originated from. 11 sources are cited.
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Seventeenth Century Puritan Colonization and Nineteenth Century Reconstruction Explored »

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a ...
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The English Civil War and Puritanism and the American Colonies »

This is a 6 page paper in tutorial language which includes two short historical papers: one on the English Civil War(s) from 1625 to 1649 which were also termed the “Puritan Revolution” because of one aspect of the conflict which referred to divisions within the populations which preferred the Protestant ...
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John Demos' The Unredeemed Captive and Intercultural Relationships »

This 10 page paper considers this factually based book which examines the relationship between the English, the French and the Native Americans in the early eighteenth century. This is undertaken through the story of the Williams family, following the story of Eunice Williams who chooses not to return when ...
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Colonial to Romantic Period American Literature »

This 5 page paper traces the development of American literature from the religious and puritan themes of colonial sermons to the political writings of the revolutionary years and into the mature use of fiction to reflect reality rather then recreate it in the romantic period. Authors discussed in the paper ...
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Contrasting Views Expressed by Edmund Burke in Reflections of the French Revolution and by Thomas Paine in Rights of Man »

6 pages in length. At odds with one another's philosophies, Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke addressed their opposition through the written word. In 'Rights of Man,' Paine contends that each individual is due the inherent natural rights that accompany birth; Burke, on the other hand, contends in his ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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Ideas and Continuity That Are Puritan and Revolutionary »

A 6 page paper which examines “The Mayflower Compact” and the Declaration of Independence as they illustrate how some ideas were powerfully imbedded in the nation despite the changes in times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Race Concept and its History »

14 pages in length. Drawing upon the work of David Goldberg's "Racist Culture: Philosophy and the Politics of Meaning," one can readily argue that idea of race has always combined references to what is seen as natural (fixed) and social construct, suggesting that very divergent discourses have been implemented ...
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Native American and European American Cultural Interaction »

4 pages in length. Given the proper circumstances, traditional Native American cultures could never have co-existed alongside European American cultures, inasmuch as neither one even remotely upheld the same attributes. The Native Americans lived their lives in accordance to a higher influence supported by their affinity with the ...
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17th Century Conflict Between English Colonists and Native Americans »

An 8 page overview of the conflict which erupted between the English colonists and the Native inhabitants of the Americas. The arrival of the Pilgrims and the Puritans to the Americans would prove the beginning of an insurmountable blow to the Native American peoples who inhabited the continent. ...
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