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Nuclear Power Plant Radiation Release and Impact Perception »

A 16 page paper presenting a study of whether those in the immediate vicinity of a nuclear power plant feel less safe after the 9/11 terrorist attacks than before. The paper provides a literature review focusing on studies of people in and near the Chernobyl area as well as ...
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Rauchway/Murdering McKinley »

A 5 page book review on Murdering McKinley by historian Eric Rauchway, in which the author creates a gripping story from what has basically become a footnote in twentieth century American history--the murder of President William McKinley in 1901 by anarchist Leon Czolgosz. Through an intriguing use of narrative perspective, ...
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Kenneth Roberts/Arundel »

A 5 page book review that summarizes and analyzes this historical novel. Arundel by Kenneth Roberts is a novel that part adventure story, part history, but also the coming of age story of the story's narrator and protagonist Steven Nason, of the town of Arundel, "in the county of York ...
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Negotiations - Juwan Howard »

This 6 page paper is based in a case study supplied by the student looking at the negotiations surrounding the NBA player Juwan Howard in 1996. The paper starts by summarizing the entire negotiation process. The paper then presents the situation from the perspective of Howard ands both teams involved. ...
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Iran's Influence on the Cold War in 1979 »

In 1979 the Iranian Revolution had an impact on the cold war. Prior to the revolution the government was aligned with the US, following the revolution there was a significant shift. This 4 page paper looks at how and why the revolution impacted on the international political relationship between the ...
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Nuclear Energy and its Disadvantages »

This 5 page report discusses numerous factors associated concerns have been regularly presented regarding safety, environmental impact, potential public health problems, waste disposal, as well as numerous other contingencies. There is an assumption that simply because nuclear energy produces no carbon dioxide, it must be a logical replacement for carbon-based ...
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Economic Sanctions and How They Are Used »

This 5 page paper considers the role that economic sanctions should play in dealing with human rights abuses, environmental destruction and nuclear proliferation. This paper considers issues like those in Iraq and Cuba as examples of the way economic sanctions can have a positive impact. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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Weapons and Their Costs and Damage to Human Life »

This 10 page paper examines the way that weapons technology and development has adversely impacted on the environment and human life. Weapons include nuclear and atomic, nuclear, chemical and biological weapons. The papers considers the financial costs as well as environmental and social costs, using examples such as the ...
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Spanish Civil War and International Brigades »

This 10 page paper focuses on the international forces that helped to oppose the Spanish Fascists in the late 1930s. Stories, particularly of American volunteers, are told and problems they faced as a result of involvement are relayed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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. ...
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International Law Evolution »

A 5 page paper evaluating the statement, "International law is a continuing process of authoritative decision by which members of the world community identify, clarify and secure their common interests." The paper discusses the International Court and the World Trade Organization, finding that the WTO carries the greatest weight ...
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The Nature of Democracy, Freedom, and Revolution by Herbert Aptheker »

A 5 page discussion of the opinions voiced by Herbert Aptheker in his 1967 book 'The Nature of Democracy, Freedom and Revolution.' The writer argues that by contrasting Marxist philosophy against 'bourgeois' democracy and revolution, Aptheker offers a perspective on history and political philosophy that is truly intriguing, if somewhat ...
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McDonaldization of Society by George Ritzer »

A 6 page analysis of George Ritzer's The McDonaldization of Society. The writer demonstrates that this book provides an intriguing premise for analyzing certain trends in modern society. Ritzer sees the business philosophy of the fast food restaurant chain "McDonald's" becoming the standard modus operandi of almost every sphere of ...
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"Sorrow Of War," "Perfume Dreams" And "In Country" - Review »

12 pages in length. Ninh's The Sorrow of War, Lam's Perfume Dreams and Mason's In Country are drawn together by the single thread of war, yet their unique perspectives take readers on three distinct journeys that cultivate entirely distinctive impressions. For a war whose perspective is typically that ...
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Argument: Under International Law, the Iraq War is Legal »

This 3 page paper presents evidence stating that under international law, the Iraq War is legal. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Starbucks' History and Evolution »

A 5 page paper discussing key events in Starbucks' history and its current focus on international expansion. Conventional wisdom holds that no organization can continue double-digit annual growth consistently year after year, but so far that is precisely what Starbucks is doing. The company is obliged to look ...
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Sudan and Slavery »

This 12-page-paper presents an in-depth discussion on the slavery issue in Sudan. It opens with an outlined discussion about the slavery that is currently occurring. It moves into the detailed description of the international slave redemption programs in which the slaves are being purchased from their masters by various international ...
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Post 1983 U.S. Political Developments »

This 5 page paper considers the major political developments in the United States since 1983 and also the major international developments during this same period. This paper considers issues like NAFTA, the Persian Gulf War and the American response to the breakup of the Soviet Union and the implications ...
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History and Effects of Disease »

An 11 page overview of the impact of disease on world cultures. Correlates the impact on traditional cultures and the way those cultures dealt with that impact with advances in modern medicine. Emphasizes the impact of disease on the Americas and specifically on the Native American inhabitants of ...
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Washington State's Mt. St. Helens' Eruptions »

This 6 page paper discusses Mount St. Helens in Washington State and its 1980 eruption. Environmental effect, brief history of the area, impact of the destruction and long range predictions for the area are all briefly covered. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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The Journey of Abraham Lincoln That Convinced Him Slavery Was Wrong »

This five page-paper presents the story of Abraham Lincoln's journey to the presidency and the abolishment of slavery. Bibliography lists four sources.
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Sugar Production in Colonial Cuba and its Effects on Slavery and Business »

An 18 page overview of the historical setting of sugar production in Cuba. Emphasizes that sugar production not only impacted Cuban plantation owners and processors, it impacted a diversity of people the world over. While some of these impacts were positive, many were not. The concentration on ...
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Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick »

A 6 page book report on Nathaniel Philbrick’s Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Nuclear Weapons and Their Benefits »

This 5 page paper examines the benefits of nuclear weapons and is written as an argument in their defense. This paper bases the argument in support of nuclear weapons on a wide variety of facts relating to the political, economic and environmental benefits of nuclear weapons. Bibliography lists ...
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Nevada Disposal of Nuclear Waste and Sociopolitics »

This paper looks at the political and environmental issues surroudning nuclear waste disposal at the Yucca Mountain site in Nevada. Considered are scientific groundwater leakage tests and political and public opinion as the site goes forward in 2004. Bibliography lists 4 sources. JVnvnuke.rtf
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The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje »

This 10 page paper provides an in-depth analysis of this classic war story, examining a wide variety of themes. This paper discusses the perspectives of war, politics, love, marriage and more as offered by this story and author, and presents a psychological analysis of the major characters. Bibliography ...
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Gary Nash/Race and Revolution »

A 12 page book review on Gary Nash's Race and Revolution (1990, Madison House Publishers), which presents the intriguing thesis that the Northern statesmen at the time of the nation's founding missed an ideal opportunity to take steps that would have greatly hastened the demise of slavery, and ...
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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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American Author Washington Irving »

5 pages in length. As one of America's most celebrated authors who is often called the father of the American short story, Washington Irving's illustrious career spanned a multitude of literary classifications including poetry, essays, travel writing, biography, columns and short stories. His two most famous works – ...
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Post 1945 History of Africa »

This is a 5 page paper and timeline discussing the history of Africa from 1945 to present day. A timeline from 1945 to present day Africa shows a great deal of change which has occurred within the last fifty years throughout the continent. Since 1945, African countries have gained independence ...
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War Stories and Fear »

This 3 page paper compares and contrasts two war stories, one of which is by Ernest Hemingway. The theme of fear in these stories is discussed. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Controversy Over Yucca Mountain Nuclear Waste Dumping Ground »

A 12 page paper on the controversy surrounding the U.S. government's plan to turn Yucca Mountain (Nevada) into the first large-scale nuclear waste 'dumping ground.' The writer explains the logic that went into the government's choice of location, and then presents the resistance from Nevada state residents. Environmental / scientific ...
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Cincinnati's Fernauld Nuclear Site and Waste Cleanup »

A 9 page paper on the Fernauld Nuclear Site located outside of Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A. The writer goes into great detail about the site's background, budgeting, and mission. The primary focus of the essay, however, is upon environmental waste problems and proposed clean-ups using very specific examples. Bibliography lists ...
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Future Answer Found in Nuclear Energy? »

A 9 page overview of the status of nuclear energy. Outlines the environmental benefits of nuclear energy as opposed to fossil fuels. Details the differences in contribution of the two power sources to global warming. Outlines the possibilities for safe disposal of nuclear waste. Bibliography lists ...
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The Culture and Operation of the Special Court in Sierra Leone »

The Sierra Leone Special Court is an Ad Hoc court set up to hear the cases of those most responsible the atrocities in the Sierra Leone civil war. The model used was unprecedented with the court set up under a treaty rather under a resolution mandated by Chapter VII of ...
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Angela Davis and Her Impact »

A 5 page paper which examines the impact on society made by Angela Davis. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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How the Industrial Revolution Benefited America »

A US Perspective This 3 page paper recounts the many beneficial impacts of the Industrial Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Introduction of Machines »

This 3 page paper provides a brief overview of the impact of the American Revolution, economically, socially, politically, and morally. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Appalachian History and the Notarious Feud Between the Hatfields and McCoys »

This 7 page paper points out the long term impact of this incredulous event in American history. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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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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Industrialization and Its Social Impacts at the End of the Nineteenth Century »

This 4 page paper considers the various social impacts industrialization had on the nation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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A Biography of Wesley Clark »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the career and life of Wesley Clark. This paper relates the fact that Clark’s history as a decorated Army officer, his understanding and participation in international politics, and his long-standing views on protecting national interests have all supported the call for ...
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IHL and the Gulf War »

This 5 page paper examines the role of International Humanitarian Law (IHL) during the Gulf War, the paper considers the requirements of IHL, the issues it raised during this conflict, the way in which it was violated by both sided and the lessons for the future. The bibliography cites 8 ...
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Concerns of Francis Fukuyama's Our Posthuman Future (Consequences of the Biotechnology Revolution) »

A 5 page discussion of the many considerations encompassed by biotechnology. Genome studies, in particular, present a number of concerns, both philosophical concerns and ethical concerns. These same studies, however, present phenomenal possibilities for our future, possibilities which have the potential to be far more positive than negative ...
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The History of Wal-Mart »

When the first Wal-Mart opened in the early 1960s, the idea of discount shopping among rural America was almost unheard of, except for the five-and-dime stores. But with Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton's vision, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. today is a multi-billion dollar, international company. This paper examines Walton's philosophy, a little ...
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Elephant Ivory and the 1989 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species »

5 pages. The African elephant is threatened with extinction and the trade in their ivory was forbidden in 1989 by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). There is still, however, a serious poaching problem because ivory remains to be a highly sought after product. The ...
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Abraham Lincoln and Presidential Power »

This 12 page paper looks at presidential power in times of crisis. Abraham Lincoln's presidency is discussed in detail, but other presidents throughout history are mentioned. Lincoln's use and possible abuse of power is discussed as well as how the president's actions changed the office forever. Contemporary examples ...
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Terrorism and the French »

This 5 page paper looks at the international attitude of France towards terrorism, an aspect of security that is increasingly important as Europe becomes more integrated and globalisation continues. The paper considers the views on terrorism and how this contrasts with the actions taken by France in real hostage situations. ...
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Pearl Buck's Dragon Seed »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts of war on the small rural village of the Ling Tan family. This paper introduces Jade, one of the primary characters of the book, and details how war impacted her differently than it did the male members of the village. No ...
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