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American Family Changes »

This 5 page essay describes the changing American family, considering many aspects including gender roles, ethnic variances, longevity, blended families as well as projections for the future. The paper's position is that the traditional nuclear family was a temporary structure and has been replaced by a revised definition mostly brought ...
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Europe During the Mid 19th Century and Social Changes »

This 6 page paper looks at the way that the economic changes in mid nineteenth century Europe resulted in changes in the social structure. The paper includes discussion in the class structure, the long term impact of the industrial revolution and the poor laws. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Sixteenth and Seventeenth Century Colonization and Effects on Native Americans »

A 4 page overview of the different approaches to colonization of Spain and Portugal verses England, France, and Holland in the 16th and 17th Centuries. Describes differences in their interactions with Native Americans. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Central Intelligence Agency's Hierarchical Structure and Function »

An eight page paper which looks at the way the CIA is structured, its role and function, and how its hierarchical organisation works. The writer looks at CIA involvement in the Cold War and considers how far the CIA takes an autonomous perspective. Bibliography lists 8 sources
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Antislavery Crusadeof Frederick Douglass »

A 5 page examination of the life and work of Frederick Douglass. Includes information regarding his most noted literary works, his activities as a speaker in the abolitionsist movement as well as information on other activities of his life which were dircted against slavery. Bibliography lists five sources.
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1820s and 1840s Age of the Common Man »

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. ...
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The Development of Russian art from the Mid Nineteenth Century to the Mid Twentieth Century »

This 263 page paper examines the development of art in Russia starting from the 1860’s and the emergence of Russian realism, considering the emergence of the rebellion fourteen and the Peredvizniki, also known as the wanderers. The paper than tracks the development by looking at the development and evolution of ...
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Industrialism: Impact Upon The United States Population »

3 pages in length. Industrialization was a watershed moment in American history whereby the social and economic transition afforded by this particular period served to catapult the nation by leaps and bounds. Technological advancement, labor opportunities and the birth of big business reflected tremendous expansion that seemed to ...
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Korean Ceramic Sculptor Jeongmee Lee »

This 5 page paper examines the ceramic sculpture of Jeongmee Lee, a modern Korean ceramic artist who honors the traditions of her homeland, but has chosen to reflect a more primitive part of her past or invent figurative work which represents her own personal imaginative world. Bibliography lists 3 ...
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The Postive and Negative Impacts of the Two World Wars »

6 pages in length. Postwar activities inherently reflect the inevitable process of catch-up and convergence; while this process takes place, scores of people work diligently as a means by which to piece their lives back together. In assessing the positive and negative impacts of both World War I ...
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Eighteenth Century Writers' Spiritual and Worldly Interests »

This 5 page paper discusses writers such as Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin and William Byrd. This paper examines their contributions in terms of writings and how those writings reflect both spiritual and worldy ideals. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Great Britain, Middle Class and Working Women »

7 pages in length. The distinction between the lives of working and middle class women in nineteenth century Britain is both grand and far-reaching. That the working population was considered the equivalent of undesirable social outcasts when compared with their middle class counterparts clearly illustrates the unmistakable divide ...
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Livy's The Early History of Rome »

A five page paper which looks at Livy’s early history of Rome, and the way in which the social and political structure of the Roman state was established by the early monarchs, providing a secure and coherent order on which the reforms of the Republic could later be built. Bibliography lists ...
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War Culture of Europe Until 1700 »

The European social, political and economic cultural structure was not a peaceful process of evolution. This 7 page paper asserts that the many factors that influenced the development of what is now considered Europe includes, perhaps is founded upon, the many wars and disputes that plagued its history. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Democracies vs. Totalitarian and Authoritarian Regimes: the Threat of Nuclear Weapons »

A 4 page description of the basic features of these three political structures. This paper evaluates those structures in regard to the threat they represent in terms of their propensity for utilizing nuclear weapons. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Comparative Analysis of Chinese American, Black American, and Native American Experiences »

In 5 pages the author compares the historical experiences of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans. A historical narrative of Native Americans, Black Americans, and Chinese Americans is necessary to determine the specific historical factors, social structure factors, and ideological factors that seem to have contributed to the differences ...
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American 'Palefaces' and 'Redskins' in Literature »

This 5 page report discusses the idea that American writers of the 18th and 19th centuries can be classified as either "Redskins" or "Pale Faces." The Redskins reflect more closely with the American Experience while the Palefaces reflect a far more European influence. Walt Whitman and Mark Twain are used as examples of “redskins,” while ...
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The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas Kuhn »

A 4 page look at the works of Thomas Kuhn and his advancements in Behavior Theory. Specifically examined is the infamous "(The) Structure of Scientific Revolutions"-- in which Kuhn developed his concept of a paradigm. Kuhn's rationale and use if applied theory are assessed. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources-- including ...
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1880 to 1980, a Century of Russian and American Theater's Revolutionary Elements »

A twenty-page paper which looks at the work of selected Russian and American dramatists during the period 1880 to 1980, and assesses the ways in which their work, both in terms of form and content, afforded a revolutionary perspective on the socio-cultural systems of the time. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Economic Reasons For Outsourcing »

4 pages in length. Outsourcing is an unanticipated consequence of how technological advancement is both a boon and curse for the United States. Looking as far back as the Industrial Revolution provides key indicators of how such tremendous social, political and economic progress cannot exist without an equal ...
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Disasters of War and Francisco Goya »

Francisco de Goya was considered the most influential European artist of his time. Most of his career was spent as artist to the court of Spain so a great deal of his more noted works were portraits done of the various royal personages and families that occupied the throne ...
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Industrial Revolution and the European Standard of Living »

A 5 page paper concentrating on the Industrial Revolution of Europe, primarily in Great Britain. The newly wealthy and growing middle class made trade prosperous while the working class continued to suffer, but positive social changes did eventually happen as people of reason insisted that all had responsibility for ...
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Nineteenth Century Authors James, Davis, and Twain »

A 7 page essay that contrasts and compares the writing styles of three brilliant American nineteenth century writers. The writer argues that examination of representative works from these authors demonstrates that Twain's intention is primarily humorous, as typified by his short story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," while ...
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Slavery and the Cherokee Society by Theda Perdue »

A 5 page research paper that examines how slavery evolved as a facet of Cherokee society. Principally, the writer concentrates on the work of Theda Perdue, who argues in her text Slavery and the Evolution of Cherokee Society that the adoption of European-style slavery of Africans evolved from the Cherokee ...
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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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Autobiographies of Theresa Hak Kyung, Mab Segrest, Elaine Brown, Piri Thomas, and the Struggles for Civil Rights »

This 6 page report discusses the autobiographical works of each of these writers and then considers the narrative strategies employed in their processes of developing subjectivity. If subjectivity is truly foundation for the autonomous and creative aspects of human life as many writers, philosophers, and social theorists believe it to be, then it is also necessary ...
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Social Work: History and Application »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the social work profession. The history of the profession as well as its application in assisting individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder are included. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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18th and 19th Century Great Britain's Social History Development »

A ten page paper which looks at the way in which Britain, and particularly England, changed and developed between 1700 and 1900, in terms of industrialisation, the growth of the middle class, the changes in conditions for the working population, and the improvements in social reform which came about during ...
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Slavery Reflected in the Works of Henrik Ibsen, Frederick Douglass, and Jonathan Swift »

A 6 page research paper that investigates Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift; A Doll's House by Henrik Ibsen; and Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass Swift, Douglass, & Ibsen/Visions of Slavery. The writer argues that Each one of these works explores the devastating psychic ramifications that occur ...
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Life and Works of Nineteenth Century French Composer Cesar Franck »

This is a 9 page paper discussing composer Cesar Franck and his works. French composer Cesar Franck (1822-1890) born in Liege, Belgium was considered one of the most talented French composers of all time. While he was known initially for his organ music and playing, especially in the new church ...
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Works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow »

This 6 page paper discusses various works by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The various influences on his work are explored and exampled from his works, including his views on America, slavery, war, mythology, and the human condition. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Two Periods in American History »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of two periods in American history and reflects the impacts on America. This paper considers the influences of the Era of Englightenment and the Industrial Revolution on the history and progression of this country. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Food of Cuba »

12 pages in length. Cuban cuisine is world renown for its vibrant flavors and unique combination of ingredients to produce some of the most exquisite tastes known to man. Leading the culinary community with innovative and trendsetting cooking techniques, Cuba has long been revered for its delicious contributions. ...
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The Book of Daniel by E.L. Doctorow »

This 10 page essay analyzes the story on several levels: the protagonist's struggle with the past and the present, his journey to overcome past events, the path that finally gives him freedom; the author's commentary on the culture of the society during the more than two decades that span the ...
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Slavery and Freedom »

A 9 page paper discussing opinions surrounding the issue of freedom as it relates to all aspects of life in regards to two separate pieces of work. One piece of work is The Lowell Offering, edited by Benita Eisler, and The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, by Frederick ...
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Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Thomas S. Kuhn »

A 5 page research paper that investigates Thomas S. Kuhn's groundbreaking theory in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962, University of Chicago Press), which ) radically altered the way that change in science is perceived. The traditional understanding states that science progresses by small increments of change. Kuhn posits that ...
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Native Americans »

This 10 page paper begins with a brief historical overview of Native American Indians and some of the acts of oppression committed against them. Some statistical data are included in the descriptions and discussions of the culture. The types of Native American social issues a social worker might encounter ...
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US Societal Values and the Progressive Era »

A 5 page overview of the factors influencing the formation and change of values. This paper observes that here have been certain shifts in values in U.S. society over the country’s brief two-hundred year history. In turn, there have been numerous factors to which each of these shifts ...
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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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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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Deciphering Gertrude Stein »

This 10 page paper discusses two works by Gertrude Stein: "The Making of Americans" and "Tender Buttons" Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Freedom as Represented in The Federalist Papers of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison and in The Communist Manifesto of Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx »

7 pages in length. When comparing and contrasting Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels' on the issues of protecting and promoting freedom with those of Alexander Hamilton and James Madison, one must also consider the inherent relationship that represents their respective views upon principles, problems and solutions, ultimately surmising which ...
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Candide by Voltaire and 'Eldorado' »

A five page paper looking at this short section of Voltaire's novel in terms of its function within the book as a whole. The paper argues that Voltaire wrote the Eldorado section as a Utopia to reflect on the sorry state of life in the France of his day. No ...
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Louis the Fourteenth Bureau Mazarin of the 18th Century »

A 5 page paper which examines how this writing table represents the reign of Louis XIV and the French Regence period. Specifically analyzed are the furniture piece’s points of form, function, construction and materials, paying particularly attention to how it reflects the society of the period, along with a ...
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Could the Cold War Been Avoided by the U.S.? »

6 pages in length. Based upon conjecture, one might readily surmise that even though the United States might have been able to avoid involvement in the Cold War, the desire for power over the Soviets proved to intense to ever consider such an option. Thus, the rise and ...
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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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18th and 19th Century Equality and Liberty »

This 5 page paper assesses the tensions between liberty and equality as outlined in Hunt's The French Revolution and Human Rights and Mill's On Liberty. This paper considers whether the concepts of liberty and equality are compatible or incompatible as reflected upon by Hunt and Mill. Bibliography lists ...
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Memorials, Monuments, and Cultural Memory »

A 7 page discussion of the phenomena of cultural memory and how this memory is reflected by, and indeed spawned, monuments and memorials. Defines cultural memory and emphasizes that such memory is an evolutionary process. Provides a background of the history of the Washington monument and relates how ...
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The Material Culture of Slaves in Early America »

A 4 page discussion of how material culture can reflect a blending of cultural influences. Using the example of pottery from early slave quarters found in the archaeological record, this paper suggests a blending of white, slave, and Native American influences. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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The Persian Letters by Montesquieu »

A 5 page analysis of this classic novel of the seventeenth-century in which the writer demonstrates that Montesquieu's masterpiece reflects both the ideas and beliefs of the Enlightenment and the beginnings of the scientific revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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