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Microhistory Europe Early 16th Century »

A 9 page paper that discusses microhistorical events of the early to mid-16th century by discussing three specific books: Ginzburg's The Cheese and the Worm: The Cosmos of a Sixteenth Century Miller; Davis' The Return of Martin Guerre; and Nalle's Mad for God: Bartolome Sanchez, the Secret Messiah of ...
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A Review of The Princess of Cleves »

An eight-page paper looking at this seventeenth century novel by Marie de La Fayette. The paper shows how the events of this unabashedly "women's novel" nonetheless contain social criticism and a clear insight into French history in the sixteenth century. Bibliography lists seven sources.
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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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Civil Rights Movement and Exodus Theme »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that the biblical story of Exodus serves as powerful example and ideal for the struggles of the 20th century Civil Rights Movement in America. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. understood that the use of Exodus as both a metaphor and a source of ...
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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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Civil Rights Movement and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

Martin Luther King Jr. was considered one of the most controversial figures in the Civil Rights Movement. While he was lauded by many in his stance for freedom, he was criticized by others for his non-violent stance. This paper examines the life and philosophy of Martin Luther King Jr and ...
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First Balkan War and the Ottoman Empire »

12 pages in length. As a bold statement against the existing Ottoman Empire, an authority that had been in operation since the early sixteenth century, the First Balkan War was in response to the Young Turks having spread their fingers of control well beyond any reasonable extent. This ...
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Characters of Helen and Annie in Ironweed by William Kennedy »

A 10 page paper on William Kennedy's 'Ironweed,' which describes the differences in the life experiences of the two women who run with Francis. Francis is a murderous ex-baseball player who returns to family after destroying Helen. Helen reconciles herself in death. This paper postulates that this ...
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Transformation and Seventeenth Century England »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the 17th century as a time of transformation in England. The writer argues that the seventeenth century was a period of rapid change in England, economically, politically and religiously. In his text The Century of Revolution, historian Christopher Hill argues persuasively that ...
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The Written Word and Creating a Response to a Problem »

Like people, written documents or verbal communications can take on a life of their own. They can be powerful, charismatic and the inherent 'personality' can change a world. This 6 page paper compares the Declaration of Independence with the "I have a Dream" speech by Martin Luther King. Bibliography lists 2 ...
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1960s' Civil Rights Music and Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 5 page paper which examines the work of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights music of the 1960s. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Absolute Monarchy of the Early Modern Era, Style of Baroque, and the Scientific Revolution »

5 pages in length. Introducing such revolutionary concepts as were developed during the scientific revolution truly transformed the way in which the world operated. So many inventions changed how people lived their lives that it was not difficult to leave behind the archaic in favor of the new ...
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Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement »

This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning ...
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Legal System, Civil Rights Movement, and the Nonviolent Social Ideals of Martin Luther King »

This is a 6 page paper outlining Martin Luther King’s messages on non-violence and brotherly love on the legal system during his time and in modern day. An outline of the civil rights movements during the time of Martin Luther King and their effects on the legal system in the ...
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History Of Child Rearing Practices »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of child-rearing practices beginning in the 1800s. The 20th century was called the century of the child by the National Congress of Mothers in 1899. The writer reports the focus during that century was not on the child. The essay comments on changes ...
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Paris During the Eighteenth Century and London During the Nineteenth Century »

A 5 page research paper that examines Paris in the eighteenth century and London in the nineteenth. The writer argues that an examination of these two cities in these respective centuries shows that the situations in each case could not have existed elsewhere or else-when. In each case the ...
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Civil Rights Movement and the Involvement of Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 5 page paper which examines the various conditions that seemed to call for a civil rights movement, wherein Martin Luther King Jr. became involved, influencing many people and many conditions. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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Civil Rights and Political Action »

Malcolm X advocated bringing about change through "any means necessary' while Martin Luther King, Jr. followed the principles of nonviolent civil disobedience to fight for the rights of Blacks. This 5 page paper argues that Nonviolent civil disobedience is a viable alternative to political violence and was successfully used as a tactic by leaders ...
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Civil Disobedience and Civil Rights Leaders »

This 5 page paper takes a look at civil rights and the use of civil disobedience. Martin Luther King, Malcolm X and David Thoreau are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Patience and the Civil Rights' Reform Strategies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. »

A 6 page discussion of the manner in which Dr. Martin Luther King utilized patience and strategy in implementing civil reform in regard to black rights. This paper contends that despite the title of Dr. King’s most popular book, Dr. King did wait till the time was right for ...
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1955's Bus Boycott in Montgomery, Alabama »

This 5 page paper provides an in depth study of this infamous event in the civil rights movement. Key players such as Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. are discussed. Also, President Clinton's memory of the 1955 event, as well as his honoring of Parks long after the boycott, ...
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Struggles for Equality in Thomas Jefferson's Declaration of Independence and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Letter from a Birmingham Jail »

A 3 page overview of the underlying fight for equality that drove the production of these two documents. Martin Luther King Jr. and Thomas Jefferson were widely disparate in terms of their race and their socioeconomic and political footing. Both, however, were intent on abolishing a situation that they saw ...
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Five American Thinkers and How They Employed the Declaration of Independence into Their Writings »

In eight pages this paper examines the lasting influence of the Declaration of Independence and how five great American thinkers – Thomas Jefferson, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Susan B. Anthony, and Martin Luther King Jr. – employed it in their respective writings and speeches. Six sources are listed ...
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Martin Luther King and Thomas Jefferson on Freedom »

This 3 page paper examines the works of Martin Luther King and Thomas Jefferson to address issues of freedom. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement »

A 4 page paper that discusses Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Early American Working People and Soldiers »

An 8 page paper which presents an examination of soldiers of the Revolution such as Joseph Plumb Martin, and working people during early American times. The working people addressed are women, African Americans, and journeymen. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Joseph Plumb Martin's Ordinary Courage »

This 4 page paper is a report on the book: Ordinary Courage by Josephy Plumb Martin. Quotes cited from text which deals with Revolutionary war. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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James Kirby Martin's Ordinary Courage »

A paper which looks at James Kirby Martin’s study of the experience of the Continentals during the Revolutionary War, in terms of their socio-economic disadvantage in civilian life and the way in which they were treated by the government once their service had been completed. Bibliography lists I source.
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Native Americans and Hetch Hetchy Valley »

This 13 page paper discusses the history of the Hetch Hetchy Valley with emphasis on its place in Native American history. The paper seeks to persuade readers that the O’Shaughnessy Dam should be dismantled and the valley returned to its original state. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Causes of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 »

8 pages in length. The overflow of social, economic and political tension that permeated throughout the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries culminated in one of history's most explosive crossing points where racial unrest is concerned. The 1919 Chicago Race Riot was the direct result of myriad causes ...
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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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U.S. and the Gulf War Syndrome »

A 6 page paper examining the Persian Gulf Syndrome and how it has affected thousands of American families. An overview of the Gulf war is presented and details of the syndrome itself - symptoms, epidemiology, treatment - are discussed as is the issues surrounding a possible return to the Gulf ...
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America and Changing Freedom »

A 6 page paper that examines the history of America's association with freedom and the changes that this association has undergone since the nation's birth. Discussed is the meaning of freedom during the birth of the nation, throughout the twentieth century, and at the beginning of the twenty-first century. ...
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Comparison of Culloden and Crysler's Farm Battles »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the two battles and compares certain factors. The thesis that the victories of the British really went to the weaknesses of the opposing side is supported. The Battle of Culloden takes place in eighteenth century England and The Battle of ...
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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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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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Comparative Analysis of John Keats’ Poem ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ and Bob Dylan’s Song ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ »

In three pages this paper compares Keats’ nineteenth century poem with Dylan’s twentieth century song. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.
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1803's Marbury v. Madison »

This 3 page report discusses the historic Supreme Court case of the early 19th century (1803) which has, for the past two centuries, served as a definitive component of American law. Marbury versus Madison was the case that decided that it was possible, appropriate, even necessary for the Supreme Court to have the ...
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Women and the Advent of Unions »

This 3 page paper examines unionism early in the twentieth century, and in the late nineteenth century. Problems experienced by women are highlighted. information on the Triangle Factory fire is included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Late Nineteenth Century Presence of Europe in Southeast Asia »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of factors that influenced the European Presence in Southeast Asia near the turn of the century. Further, this paper also considers elements that impacted the maintenance of European interests following the turn of the century, including increasing development in Japan and the ...
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Nineteenth Century Victorian England's Fallen Women »

This 11 page paper assesses the fallen women of 19th century England. This paper determines how these women were treated, their marginalization, and attempts at rehabilitation through religious means. This paper also defines the basic perspectives on prostitution in the 19th century and the way in which this influenced ...
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Observations in History, Nationalism, and Military Strategy and Technology »

An 8 page address of six specific questions regarding the modern history as it began in the seventeenth century, the offense-defense theory in political sciences, dynastic v nationalistic wars, technological impacts to twentieth century warfare, the evolution of airpower between WWI and WWII and Germanys mistakes in WWI and WWII. ...
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Flute History and Use »

A 4 page paper discussing changes in the flute since the 14th century. The flute as it is known today owes many of its characteristics and qualities to the changes designed and implemented by Theobald Boehm (1794-1881) in the early 19th century. A woodwind most often used as ...
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Charles Baudelaire's Poetry »

An 8 page paper discussing this nineteenth-century French poet and his tremendous influence on the modernist tradition in the twentieth century. It discusses five poems of Baudelaire's poems in some depth, and offers an opinion on why he was so influential. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Irish Republican Army's History »

A fourteen page paper which looks at the history of the Irish Republication Army, from its formation out of the Irish Volunteer Army in the early twentieth-century to its part in the peace negotiations of the 1990s. The paper considers the way in which the IRA’s strategies and organisation changed ...
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Past Slavery Patterns »

A 5-page paper examining patterns in the institution of slavery in civilizations from ancient to the 21st century. Includes conclusions about what 21st century Americans can learn from these patterns. References list 4 sources.
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Mid Nineteenth Century U.S. Construction Work »

The 19th century presented itself as a time of extensive growth and change for the United States. With the frontier constantly expanding, construction was on the rise. This 4 page report looks at the job and lifestyle of mid-19th century construction workers. The writer is particularly concerned with techniques, challenges, ...
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Jeffersonian Democracy's Legacy and the U.S. Bill of Rights »

A 20 page paper describing how the Bill of Rights as originally formulated in the 18th century continues to serve us today. It discusses why Jefferson, more than many of the other Founding Fathers, felt vehemently that the Bill of Rights was a necessary addition to the Constitution; the paper ...
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Christopher Hill's Century of Revolution, 1603-1714 »

A 5 page summary and review of Christopher Hill’s “Century of Revolution, 1603-1714” which outlines some of the conditions in 17th century Europe. No additional sources cited.
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French Literature, Naturalism, Realism, and Romanticism »

An 8 page paper looking at these important movements in late eighteenth-century and nineteenth-century literature, with a special emphasis on their development in France. Five authors are discussed: Chateaubriand, Sand, Flaubert, de Maupassant, and Balzac. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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