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US Constitution's 'Revolutionary' Development »

A 3 page discussion of the period of time following the American Revolution during which no national Constitution was in place. The author describes the turmoil which characterized that period and contends that, in effect, it was the “second revolution”. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Cold World Impacts Documented in Underworld by Don Delillo »

A 6 page discussion of Delillo’s novel and its illustration of the impact of the Cold War on American culture. Revolving largely around the analogy of baseball, this novel illuminates many aspects of a war which unfolded largely without recognition by a significant segment of the American public. ...
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Caribbean Revolution and Democracy »

This 4 page paper discusses the turmoil in the Caribbean as those countries attempt to embrace democratic rule. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Haiti and Revolution »

This 8 page paper examines both the recent unrest in 2004 and the initial revolution that created the state in 1804. Haiti's constitution is examined. The recent struggles are discussed in the context of the world community. Economic theories are used to explain the problems for the nation. ...
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French Absolute Monarchy and Renaissance of Europe »

This 7 page paper examines the impact of the European Renaissance on the concept of an absolute monarchy in France. In addition, it discusses the resulting Baroque period and the scientific revolution that were directly attributed to the Renaissance and the turmoil caused as a result.
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Industrialization and Theories »

A 5 page research paper that argues that the Industrial Revolution, which reshaped the economies of Western European nations, brought wealth to many, but it also brought intense hardship to the average working person. Because of the hardships and inequalities of the nineteenth century, numerous theories arose in reaction ...
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Reluctance to Cease and Desist Dangerous Nuclear Testing »

In their effort to create a bomb that would assure destruction of enemies, the world super powers of this century have created a legacy that could presumably destroy the entire world as we know it. This 7 page essay looks at the specific dangers of nuclear weapons testing and the ...
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An Assessment of the Statement 'All Men Are Created Equal' »

A 5 page paper that argues, yes, all men are created equal as stated by Thomas Jefferson in the Declaration of Independence. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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American Warfare »

A 4 page paper that considers the progression of American warfare from the Revolutionary War to the Cold War. This paper provides the major points of transition that created the changes in the American way of fighting. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Langemarck and the First Military Example of Chemical Warfare »

This 5 page report discusses a single battle, at Langemarck, near Ypres, on April 22, 1915, that changed the conduct of war forever. The introduction of chemical warfare created an entirely different military realm in terms of the scope and effectiveness of battle that was moving toward resolution (at best) ...
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Overview of the 'Just War' Theory »

A 3 page paper which summarizes the Just War Theory. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Class Struggles, and the Value Labor Theory of Karl Marx »

This 4-page paper discusses Marx's labor theory of values and compares it to the paper on "The Other Civil War."
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Absolute Monarchy of the Early Modern Era, Style of Baroque, and the Scientific Revolution »

5 pages in length. Introducing such revolutionary concepts as were developed during the scientific revolution truly transformed the way in which the world operated. So many inventions changed how people lived their lives that it was not difficult to leave behind the archaic in favor of the new ...
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Star Wars 'Prequel' The Phantom Menace »

This 7 page report discusses the upcoming 'prequel' for the 'Star Wars' trilogies of movies and the role of 'Star Wars' as modern mythology. Throughout the earlier movies, Luke Skywalker traces a path that can best be described in mythic terms as "the hero's journey." 'Phantom Menace' now shows ...
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Einhard's The Two Lives of Charlemagne »

A 5 page paper that describes some moments in a day in the life of Charlemagne, King of the Franks. The paper uses the text by Einhard to reference material for the a prose piece created from the perspective of a cautious friend of the King.
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Internet's 'Industrial Revolution' »

Computerization and the emerging information highway is transforming the American economy. Computers are changing the composition and distribution of labor, improving labor efficiency, and creating new markets and new forms of organizations. The advent of the Internet has led to a shift in the market strategy that can ...
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Early American and Equality »

A 5 page discussion of the ideology of equality which existed in the years preceding the American Revolution. Notes that while the words of Thomas Jefferson, preserved for history in the Declaration of Independence, proclaiming that all men are created equal; were far from accurate in regard to the ...
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Comparative Analysis of Latest 'Hot' Books on Management »

This 5 page report discusses -- Speed is Life (Davis), Evolve (Kanter), Built to Last (Collins and Porras), and Winning the Talent Wars (Tulgan) -- are examples of how different issues in the work world have created separate and unique problems, concerns, and solutions. It can be argued that such books cannot necessarily be ...
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American History »

A 5 page paper which examines how ordinary people often help create powerful times in American history. George Robert Twelves Hewes, Christopher Columbus and John Smith are discussed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Wealth and its History »

This 7 page paper examines the history of wealth, from capitalism to the Industrial Revolution to Adam Smith and more. This paper provides many examples of how wealth was originally created, and the circumstances which allowed for this opportunity. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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A History of Racial Discrimination in Portland, Oregon »

This 5 page paper discusses the history of discrimination Portland, Oregon, which dates back to the mid-1800s. Not only were laws passed requiring segregation, the State's Constitution mandated discrimination against all minorities. Oregon was akin to the South in their treatment of all minorities. In 1991, the state's legislature created ...
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The Military Revolution Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800 by Geoffrey Parker »

This 3 page report discusses the fact that the key to the success of the West in creating global empires between 1500 and 1750 was dependent on the technological improvements in the ability to wage war. No bibliography.
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Cultivating Gentleman by Tamara Plakins Thornton »

This 5 page report discusses Tamara Plakins Thornton's "Cultivating Gentlemen: the meaning of country life among the Boston elite, 1785-1860." By the opening years of the 19th century, the wealthier "gentlemen" of the Northeast were determined to create their own version of a "back-to-nature" movement. To a great degree, such agrarianism was inspired by the writings ...
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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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Mason Weems' Fictional George Washington Text and the Actual Man »

Brief sociocultural analysis ( 4 pages in length) of Mason Weems' fictional book about George Washington (best known for the infamous "cherry tree" tale)- Author discusses nationalistic pride-related reasons for Weems having created so many promotional falsehoods about our nation's first president. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Nineteenth Century 'War' of Tecumseh »

This 5 page report discusses the 18th and early 19th century Shawnee leader who attempted to create a “pan-Indian” coalition that could work as a confederation of mutual support and defense in order to protect the lands and indigenous peoples against the white pioneers moving west across the Appalachian mountains. ...
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A Reading of Fawn M. Brodie's Thomas Jefferson, An Intimate History »

A 5 page analysis of 'Thomas Jefferson: an Intimate History' by Fawn M. Brodie. It has always seemed contradictory that the man who wrote that "all men are created equal" was a slave owner, and that it was rumored he had a long-standing sexual relationship with one of his black ...
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Push and Pull Phenomena Within the Context of East Germany's 1989 Revolution »

A 4 page overview of the factors which were at play in East Germany’s 1989 revolution. The author contends that, as with most revolutions, some of these factors were external while others were internal. The interplay which was created could be regarded, in fact, as a push/pull phenomena, ...
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How August Strindberg portrays Naturalism in Three Plays »

(5 pp) In the he late 1880s Strindberg began to experiment with free verse and created the great dramas The Father (1887), Miss Julie (1888), and Creditors (1888). The Father vividly expresses Strindberg's view of the war between the sexes, in which he saw man as ...
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Self Fulfilling Prophecy of the Cold War »

A 10 page piece that discusses the self-fulfilling prophecy of the Cold War, in that the buildup of arms against the perceived threat to borders and national economic stability, created an atmosphere of fear and annihilation. Or did it? The governments eventually moved onto the ground that there ...
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North Korea and United States Nuclear Tensions »

A 20 page paper that presents the nuclear tensions between the United States and North Korea, past and present, and how these tensions have created ongoing economic sanctions against North Korea in the present, despite provisions of the Framework Agreement. This paper postulates a stalemate between the two countries and ...
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French Revolution Progression »

3 pages in length. The French Revolution quickly turned into a relentless deluge of death that culminated by creating a Republic and executing the king and queen. From its roots as a constitutional reform movement instigated by an assemblage of aristocrats to its ultimate climax that left people ...
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Analysis of the Civil Rights Legacy Left by President John F. Kennedy »

A 5 page paper which questions whether President John F. Kennedy actually left behind a legacy of civil rights, or if it was merely a facade created to perpetuate the slain leader's memory. Specifically considered are whether or not JFK actually achieved anything in civil rights, why or why not, ...
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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque »

(5 pp) Erich Maria Remarque presents the story of Paul Baumer, a German soldier in World War I. Paul, as the novel's first-person narrator, describes a series of incidents and impressions of war through his own eyes. One main theme of the novel is how war creates feelings of isolation ...
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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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Early American Women »

During the revolutionary era, at a time when North Americans proclaimed liberty and political participation as their birthright, women remained separate from the institutions of political life. This 7 page research paper examines the sociopolitical oppression of women and the beginnings of feminist activism in the United States. The writer ...
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The Just War Theory »

A 3 page overview of the just-war theory. This paper discusses the historical, theoretical and ethical considerations encompassed by the theory. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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A History of Temperament Theories »

This 10 page paper provides a historical report of theories about temperament. The history begins about 2,500 years ago when the four humors were proposed, a theory that was continued to be popular in the Middle Ages and even later. Philosophies and scientific advancements changed the theme somewhat but there ...
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States and Social Revolution by Theda Skocpol »

In 7 pages, the author reports on Theda Skocpol's States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia, and China, and discusses what she perceives to be the question Skocpol is trying to answer, Skocpol's main argument, the theory Skocpol draws, how this answer was reached, the methods used ...
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Geertz and Fanon Comparisons on Integrative Revolution and National Culture »

This is a 5 page paper comparing the theories of national culture and integrative revolution as discussed in Fanon’s “The Wretched of the Earth” and Geertz’s “The Interpretation of Cultures”. Although critics often cite that the two theorists have contrasting viewpoints, there are several areas where their theories appear to ...
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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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Global Theory and the Cold War »

This 10-page paper analyses some various theories of international relations when it comes to discussing the Cold War. The theories examined include liberalism, realism and constructivist. Biblliography lists 5 sources.
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Management Theories of Revolution, Change, and Turbulence »

This 6 page paper discusses several of the prevailing management theories as well as what failed aspects gave rise to the theories. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Overview of Marxist Historical Materialism Theory »

This 4 page paper delves into the concept and provides an overview of this Marxist theory. Contemporary views, and alterations of the nineteenth century theory, are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Social Movement and Law Enforcement »

A 5 page paper which illustrates the relationship between law enforcement, as it involves the power theory, and social movement. In illustrating the connections and levels of involvement we discuss the evolution of the relationship as it has been evidenced through social movement in this century. Subjects such as racism, war concerns, women’s ...
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History of the General System Theory »

This 6 page paper traces the development and evolution of general systems theory, which was first published by Ludwig von Bertalanffy. The ideas, concepts and applications as well as key theory developers are traced in the paper. The bibliography cites 10 sources.
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The Tunisian Revolution and Marxist Ideology »

This is a 12 page paper that provides an overview of the Tunisian revolution. The revolution is analyzed through Marxist theory. Bibliography lists 8 sources.
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Was the War in Iraq Unnecessary? »

This 4 page paper reviews an article written by Mearsheimer & Walt titled "An Unnecessary War" about the Second Gulf War. The content and analysis provided are examined and considered in the context of other articles, theories, and subsequent events. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Sociological Factors and the Spread of HIV and AIDS Among Blacks »

This 9 page paper explores the problem of HIV/AIDS among African Americans and compares the applicability of the theories of Jean Watson, Dorothea Orem, and Hildegard Peplau. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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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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