"The Communist Manifesto": Combination Of Political And Economic Themes

5 pages in length. The ways in which The Communist Manifesto combines political themes discussed in the context of the French Revolution with the economic development of the Industrial Revolution are illustrated through the philosophy that was purely Karl Marx, addressing his views on the collapse of several regimes which had previously adopted capitalism, as well as delving deep into his interpretation of important aspects of the concept of capitalism. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Political and Economic Freedom

A 7 page paper presenting some of the views of Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Alexis de Tocqueville, Henry David Thoreau and Benjamin Franklin regarding the interconnection of personal virtue, political freedom and economic freedom. The conclusion from the readings is that political and economic freedom go hand in hand, and that personal virtue provides the necessary degree of accountability. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

The Emancipation Proclamation

The Civil War was the most devastating event in the history of the United States. The political, social and economic effects of that particular war are still being felt today. The 'cause' of the Civil War is generally understood to be the controversy surrounding slavery and the abolition of that institution. This 12 page paper explores the social, political and economic forces leading to the Emancipation Proclamation. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Herbert Aptheker/ Views on Marxism

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 dated in his conclusions. No other sources cited.

Slavery In Colonial America

A 6 page paper on slavery in Colonial America in which the writer discusses such concepts as slave societies, slaves as an economic necessity, etc.; Sections also focus on the hardships endured by slaves including physical abuse, mental torture, and more. Social and political issues as they existed are examined in great detail and the paper concludes with words on how early U.S. political ideology began to attack slavery and plant the seeds for eventual conflict between the North and South. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

United States Presidents' Role In Guiding History

5 pages in length. There exist myriad significant entities that have created America's social, political and economic stronghold, but there has been perhaps no greater force than that of political leaders, particularly United States presidents. The notable contributions made by past American commanders since the turn of the century have had substantial influence upon the direction in which history has been guided. The writer discusses the impact U.S. presidents have had on history. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Austro-Prussian War

Known as the Seven Week War because of the limited time that troops were in the field and the extremely quick and efficient political and military maneuverings by Bismarck, the circumstances leading up to the Austro-Prussian War were a culmination of political gambits, military leadership and economic policies. This is a 6 page paper that examines the interests of the three primary participants in that war: Prussia, Italy and Austria as interpreted by Geoffrey Wawro in the book, β€œThe Austro-Prussian War: Austria's war with Prussia and Italy.” No additional sources cited.

United States Involvement In Cuba, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo And Haiti Since The Spanish American War

6 pages in length. The postwar impact upon Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo and Haiti – the first independent nation in the Caribbean – proved to change the manner by which these acquired territories would address their collective futures. American occupation had served to strengthen the United States political power, as well as underestimate the economic, social and political desires of occupied habitants. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Cuban Political History: Independence to Castro

An 8 page paper discussing Cuba's oppressive political history. The Cuban people are hard working and strive to maintain optimism. The fact is, however, they have suffered centuries of political and economic oppression. Cuba presents perhaps the finest example of the consequences of inept government based on unworkable ideology rather than on the realities of life. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

George Ritzer / McDonaldization of Society

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 business. No additional sources cited.

Compensation Trends And The U.S. Army

This 8 page paper reports trends in compensation packages, including what surveys have revealed companies across the world are doing in this economic crisis. The paper discusses motivational incentives and identifies types of workers and their needs. The paper then talks about contingent workers, what they are and the growth in this population and comments on contingent workers and the U.S. Army. Bibliography lists 11 sources.


This 30-page paper analyzes economic trends under three U.S. presidents: George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. Topics discussed include unemployment, stock market, earnings and interest rates. Also discussed are racial disparities in terms of unemployment and wages. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

Great Britain & The Industrial Revolution

A 5 page overview of the social and economic situation in Great Britain which resulted in the Industrial Revolution. Details the changes to the subsistence patterns of the people, the changes in their material cultures, and the changes in their philosophies. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

The Political Propaganda of Thomas Paine

An 8 page overview of the life and philosophies of Thomas Paine. While modern history remembers him as a critical contributor to American and French independence, Thomas Paine left this world with a dubious reputation. His political contributions, however, are today considered invaluable both in regard to their inspiring the American Revolution and in regard to their inspiring the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Hamilton and Jefferson: Combined Influence

A 6 page paper discussing early political thought in America. As the United States was just beginning, Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson had two very different visions for their country. In the time between 1607 to 1865, it was the philosophy of Jefferson that predominated. Hamilton favored a strong central government; Jefferson was and remained committed to the rights of the individual. Bibliography lists 5 sources.