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Combination of Economic and Political Themes in 'The Communist Manifesto' »

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 ...
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Economic and Political Freedom Views »

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 ...
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Forces That Led to the U.S. 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. ...
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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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Colonial America and Slavery »

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 ...
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Latin America and Caribbean Post Spanish American War Involvement of the US »

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 ...
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American History and How it is Guided by US Presidents »

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 ...
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A Political History of Cuba »

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 ...
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Overview of the Austro Prussian or 7 Week 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 ...
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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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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 ...
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U.S. Economy During the Presidencies of George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush »

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.
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Industrial Revolution and Great Britain »

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.
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Thomas Paine's Political Propaganda »

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 ...
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Combined Influence of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton »

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; ...
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Coke Leading Pepsi in Soft Drink Success »

The competencies that succeed in the soft drink industry include offering classic products that consumers trust to taste exactly how they expect them to taste, combined with new products that respond to current trends. For example, there is a rush to get low carb drink products on the market to ...
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Development of Cape Town Through the Middle Nineteenth Century »

This 6 page paper looks at Cape Town, South Africa from its beginnings to 1850. The paper summarises the trends and development of the city within this time frame, with specific examples and link the trends to broader global processes and the experience of modernity with other cities such as ...
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Development in Japan and China From the Sixteenth Until the Nineteenth Century »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses the political, economic and religious development of China and Japan between the years of 1500 and 1800. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Average Citizens and the Effects of the Revolutionary War »

This 5 page paper looks at the American revolution and the way that it influenced the lives of ordinary people both during and after the war. The influences considered include social and economic, including trade as well as political. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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Post-Castro Cuba and Globalization »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how Cuba might have been had a different political and economic approach been taken after his death. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Civil War in Sudan »

This 6 page paper examines the civil war in Sudan and some of the economic, political and social issues surrounding it. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Europe After the Cold War »

A five page paper which looks at the implications of the end of the Cold War for Europe in political, social and economic terms, and with particular reference to issues of security in both Europe itself and the former superpowers. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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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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The Life and Political Accomplishments of France's Louis XVI »

A 5 page overview of the life of Louis XVI the last king of ancient regime France. Gives a brief background of Louis VVI and discusses his attempts at regaining economic, political and social control of France and his inability to do so. Discusses the overthrow of the ...
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Issues Permeating the 2004 Presidential Candidates »

5 pages in length. The 2004 presidential election promises to be one of the most interesting of any previous campaigns due in great part to the eclectic collection of candidates gearing up for the political race. Issues at the forefront of this particular campaign include the war in ...
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Pre European Industrial Revolution Developments »

A 5 page survey of the major developments that lead to the European Industrial Revolution. Writer traces major religious, political and economic developments from 1100 A.D. up through the Eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Great Britain and Impact of the Industrial Revolution »

This is a 7 page paper which discusses the differences in the economic, social, and political life of Britian in 1750 and 1840. The bibliography has 2 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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Japanese History »

A seven page paper which looks at a number of aspects of Japanese history, including the way in which Chinese culture significantly influenced that of Japan, the similarities and differences between the political and economic interests of Japan and the UK, and the importance of the Tokugawa Shogunate in the ...
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West Africa, West Central Africa, and Slavery's Consequences »

This 5 page paper explores the effects of slavery as they pertain to economic, political and social ramifications. Colonial rule in the region is touched on. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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'Porfirian' Mexican History »

This 5 page paper considers this period in Mexican history between 1876 and 1910. The social, political and economic factors are considered as an argument that this period can be seen as the foundation for modern Mexico. The bibliography cites 3 sources.
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Georgia Slaver »

A paper which looks at the various factors which combined to initiate the acceptance and legalisation of slavery in Georgia, which was the last colony to adopt the practice. The paper considers the economic, political and religious elements which gave rise to acceptance of slavery by Georgians, and the way ...
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Korean Conflict »

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how the political, social and economic strife that punctuates the relationship between North and South Korea has its roots in cultural development of centuries ago and ultimately culminated in the Korean conflict. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Proposition 209 Civil Rights Initiative of the State of California »

14 pages in length. Explores the Proposition 209 initiative as well as the political, social and economic aspects of it and its profound effect on the educational system of California. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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Political and Socioeconomic Conditions Necessary for a Scientific Revolution »

A five page paper which considers the social, economic and political conditions which are necessary for scientific revolution to take place, with particular reference to the ideas put forward in Koestler's The Sleepwalkers. Bibliography lists one source.
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Global History from 1870 Until 1945 »

A 5 page research paper that examines global history between 1870 and 1945. The writer argues that the most important political revolution of the twentieth century was the changing nature of the international community in this era. The writer offers an examination of the economic forces and world events behind ...
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First Seven Chapters of The Revolution of Life by Loubere »

A five page paper which looks at the political, economic and industrial developments in Europe in the nineteenth century as delineated by The Revolution of Life. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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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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Native Americans and Their Socioeconomic and Political Roles »

A 5 page research paper that summarizes the political, social and economic roles that Natives Americans have played in both colonial and modern times in North and South America. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life by J. William T. Youngs »

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book ...
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The Battle of Britain »

This 22 page paper discusses the Battle of Britain and some of the issues surrounding it, including Churchill's leadership, the mythological status the battle has attained, and the social, political, economic, technological and military aspects of the struggle. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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Independence Fight and the Revolutionary War »

A 5 page paper which backs the argument that states the revolution was really nothing more than a war for independence. The paper discusses aspects that help to illustrate how the war was one of independence, rather than revolution. In addressing this issue, the paper also discusses events that led to the war, economic, ...
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French Revolution Interpretations »

This 8 page paper provides a variety of assessments regarding the causes of the revolution as well as evaluations on outcome. Most views focus on class stratification but others speculate on religious, political and economic causes. Bibliography lists 11 sources.
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International Threat Posed by WMDs »

A 10 page paper which defines and examines “nuclear” and “radiological” threats, distinguishing between them and explaining their meanings and implications; discusses political and economic factors that enable nation-states and terrorist groups to acquire nuclear weapons; explores evidence indicating that terrorist groups or individuals can and would use such weapons ...
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Persian Gulf War and Its Impacts »

A 6 page overview of the economic, political, and military impacts that were incurred at the termination of the Persian Gulf War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Presidential and Political Comparison of Abraham Lincoln and Thomas Jefferson »

A 5 page paper which examines Jefferson’s and Lincoln’s presidential roles and considers such issues as political ideology, political culture, political socialization, political efficacy and party identification. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Philosophy Questions and Religion »

A five page paper which explains in basic terms some concepts of religion and philosophy such as the difference between Plato's forms and Aristotle's universals, Aquinas's doctrines and the impact of the scientific revolution on philosophy.
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Economic History of the U.S. and Taiwan »

9 pages in length. American economic policies have had a vast impact on Taiwan in recent years; one of the most dramatic of Taiwan's economic downturns was that of the Asian economic crisis. This paper takes a look at the relationship between the economies of the two countries. ...
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Political Parties and Government Powers According to George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison »

A 5 page discussion of the political views of these three founding fathers. Suggests that a debate between Washington, in particular, and modern day political scientists would reveal many differences. Although admittedly our government has become considerably more complex over time, Washington would undoubtedly still hold to his ...
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Virginia's Way of Life and American Revolutionaries »

This 7-page paper examines Sydnor's American Revolutionaries in the Making: Political Practices in Washington’s Virginia, examines the theories behind democracy and aristoracy, and discusses if Virginia's political systems from the 18th and 19th centuries would work in today's political system.
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