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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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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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Industrial Revolution Impacts »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the impacts of the Industrial Revolution. Economic, social, and demographic impacts are examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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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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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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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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Victims A True Story of the Civil War by Phillip Shaw Paludan »

Phillip Shaw Paludan, in his book, Victims: A True Story of the Civil War, presents the social aspects of a war that has been represented in the history books as a morality fight or as strictly political. This 5 page paper tells the story of the Shelton Laurel massacre of 1863. No additional ...
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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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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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Impacts of Japanese Rule in Korea »

A 6 page discussion of the many impacts the Japanese had during their rule in Korea. This paper emphasizes the negativities of these impacts actually served to foster a strong sense of Korean nationalism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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US Economy and the War Against Terrorism »

A 12 page overview of the impact of our current world fight against terrorism as it applies to world economy. This paper reviews the impacts this fight has had on American economy in comparison with other regions of the world. The contention is presented that despite the criticism our current ...
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The Potential Influence of the Digital Revolution on Society »

This 6 page paper considers the potential impact of the digital revolution is how to on Ireland in social and commercial terms. The paper starts by considering what is meant by digital information and determining whether or not an information revolution is taking place. After this the different potential impacts ...
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Great Britain's Industrial Revolution »

A 7 page research paper that explores the ways in which the Industrial Revolution impacted society as a whole, and specifically on such areas of child labor, the formation of unions, and changes to families. The writer demonstrates how the Industrial Revolution changed the model upon which society is based ...
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Our Founding Father's Views on State Supported Religion »

This 5 page paper explores the history of religion as it impacted and was impacted by politics in our country's earliest history. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Arguing for U.S. Black Reparations »

An 8 page overview of the numerous injustices that have been faced by blacks throughout their history in this country. The author argues that the impacts of slavery have been both direct and indirect and that blacks are entitled to economic compensation as a result of those impacts. Bibliography lists ...
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U.S. Family Impact of Prohibition »

A 6 page overview of the many family impacts of Prohibition. The author points out the positive impacts of the decrease in alcohol consumption but contrasts them with the societal costs of the black market that emerged. Bibliography list 5 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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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 ...
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US Slavery and the Impact of the Revolutionary War »

This 6 page paper shows teh impact of the American Revolution on the slavery and the resulting Civil War. Examples of racist attitudes and wording are exampled from such documents written by Jefferson, Madison, and other founding fathers. Consequences of political compromise is discussed as well as the 3/5's rule ...
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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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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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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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Ballistic and Nuclear Missiles Compared »

5 pages. In a comparison of the national and international efforts to control the proliferation of the two types of military capabilities in the form of nuclear and ballistic missiles, there are several points that will be covered. Discussion is covered over the greatest challenges to control these two types of military capabilities in ...
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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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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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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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Eric J. Hobsbawm's The Age of Revolution »

A 5 page paper which discusses the book “The Age of Revolution,” by Eric J. Hobsbawm. Hobsbawm’s book thoroughly examines the history of France during the French Revolution as well as the Industrial Revolution. He presents images and pieces of information that truly require the reader to think. Although this book can be confusing ...
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Dying a Slow Death by Blankets - Lysistrata »

This 3 page paper discusses the way Aristophanes uses the story of Lysistrata to discuss gender relations, women’s rights, and war in ancient Greece. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Applications of the Classic Tests for a Just War »

This 5 page paper lists the classic tests for a just war then discusses those tests in regard to several international issues. An emphasis is made that issues must be evaluated within context and that the stamping out of evil and the promotion of good is of paramount concern. ...
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REALISM, LIBERALISM AND THE IRANIAN NUCLEAR CONFLICT »

This 4-page paper discusses the realism and liberalism theories of international relations, and uses them to discuss relations between Iran and the United State. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Rwanda, Genocide, and the War Between the Tutsis and Hutus »

This 12 page paper discusses the warfare between the Tutsis and the Hutus in Rwanda. Also discussed and examined was the International World Criminal Court's actions and decisions regarding the trial of Akeyesu. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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