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Variations in European and Native American Interactions »

A 3 page review of the interactions that occurred during colonial times between Native Americans and the Europeans that invaded their lands. The author observes differences in colonial administration and goals Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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Colonial and Post Colonial History of Bali »

An 8 page essay that draws heavily on J. Stephen Lansing's anthropological study of Bali entitled "The Balinese" and outlines the history of this island culture during its colonial and post-colonial eras. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Introduction to West African History by Michael Crowder »

Michael Crowder's Introduction to West African history is an eye opening experience. With the background provided by Crowder of the colonial period, the escalation of Nationalism is understood within both the historical context and the social dynamics. This 5 page paper addresses the nature of British and French ...
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Slavery Perspectives »

A 5 page analysis of two books on slavery-Suzanne Everett's “History of Slavery” and Donald K. Wright's “African-Americans in the Colonial Era.” The writer argues that Wright's book tends to emphasize the economics behind slavery and its place in the structure of overall colonial society, taking a scholarly approach. Everett's book, ...
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England's Model Government and the Enlightenment »

This 3 page paper uses Voltaire's Letters on the English or Lettres Philosophiques to consider why England was seen as a good model of government by many thinkers, especially French philosophers of this time. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Peter Dear: “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” »

This 4 page paper discusses Peter Dear’s article “Miracles, Experiments and the Ordinary Course of Nature” and argues that his main point is to trace why scientific thought in France and England developed along different paths, even though both countries were in the midst of the Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists ...
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Strategies in the 1777 Battle of Saratoga »

A twenty five page paper which looks at the strategies involved in the Battle of Saratoga of 1777, and the events which led up to this turning-point in the War of Independence. The paper considers such factors as the difficulties which the British commanders found in implementing their military tactics, ...
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Causes of Revolution According to Jack A. Goldstone »

This 6 page report discusses Goldstone’s model of how political and social revolution occurs. In his 1991 book “Revolution and Rebellion in the Early Modern World,” he outlines four specific factors that are in place and encourage a revolution to take place. He explains that at some point in the past 500 years, early ...
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Modern Native American Literature and Cultural Conflict »

An 11 page discussion of cultural conflict as is evidenced in Thomas King’s “Green Grass, Running Water”, Leslie Marmon Silko’s “Ceremony”, Gerald Vizenor’s “The Heirs of Columbus”, and Sherman Alexie’s “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. The author notes the underlying theme of the differences in the ...
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Iraq War/Pre & Post Invasion »

A 6 page research paper that discusses the Iraq invasion: what occurred prior to the invasion; what occurred during and what occurred after. The writer argues that evidence shows that the Bush administration has bungled everything pertaining to this war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Glorious Revolution's Social Impact Upon England »

A 9 page research paper on William III's accession to the throne of England and its affect on the various social classes in England. The writer details religious toleration, the standing army, the Restoration settlement, freedom of thought and speech, and other issues which resulted from the 1688 Revolution. Bibliography ...
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British Industrial Revolution, Its Causes, and Impact »

A 5 page research paper which focuses on the work of historian E.J. Hobsbawm and his book Industry and Empire, in explaining the reasons why the Industrial Revolution occurred in Great Britain toward the end of the eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Transformation and Seventeenth Century England »

A 4 page research paper that discusses the 17th century as a time of transformation in England. The writer argues that the seventeenth century was a period of rapid change in England, economically, politically and religiously. In his text The Century of Revolution, historian Christopher Hill argues persuasively that ...
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Pros and Cons of the Renaissance Era »

This 5 page paper considers why a person may chose to live in the Renaissance if they had the chance. The looks at both the positive aspects and the negative aspects of this age, focusing on the cultural revolution that was occurring. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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French Revolution Reasons and Resulting Changes »

This 4 page paper discusses some of the changes that resulted from the French Revolution; its successes and failures; what evolved from it; and why it occurred in the first place. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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U.S. Civil Liberties, the 'Red' Scare, and the Cold War »

This 6-page paper examines the impact of the Cold War and the "Red Scare" of the 1940s and 1950s on civil liberties in the United States. Also under discussion are why McCarthyism and fear of communism occurred in the first place. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Gulf War: Strategy and Operations »

This 3 page paper examines the Gulf War and what occurred on the eve of the conflict. How did the strategy emerge? What operations were planned and why? Washington's influence is also discussed. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Why China Did Not Have a Scientific Revolution and Europe Did »

A 4 page paper. If China had living standards that were comparable to those in Europe and if they had offered the world so many innovations, why did the scientific revolution not occur in China as it did in Europe? This is a question that has been debated for decades. ...
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Price Wars »

This 3 page defines what is meant by the term price war, how it occurs and the impact it has on the firm and then discusses why firms may prefer to form strategic alliances rather than enter into price wars. The bibliography cites 2 sources.
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Overview of the Process of Grouping Things, Places, and People »

This 8-page paper groups 20 items into four groups of five items each, discusses the relationship among them, and why they are important to the times in which they occurred. (The items include people such as Lincoln and Jefferson; other terms such as Dred Scott, Gettysburg, and the Enlightenment, ...
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England's Edward the First and Edward the Second »

In 5 pages the author discusses why both Edward the First (Long Shanks) and Edward the Second of England could have never have successfully conquered Scotland. The Scottish people adamantly refused to be conquered. They were steadfast in their hold on their homeland and refused to give in ...
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The 1st and 2nd Gulf War - Have the Allies Committed Genocide? »

This 15 page paper is a project to assess whether or not genocide was committed in the first and the second Gulf wars. The paper starts with an introduction, including aims and methods and then presents a literature review which considers the way it may be determined whether or not ...
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England's King George III vs. the American Colonists »

This 5 page report discusses the arguments that could be used to defend King George (1738-1820) of England against the charges against him by the American colonists prior to the Revolutionary War. This report argues that King George III should not be blamed for having “lost America” and that the actions leading to the colonial ...
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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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Changes in the 20th Century »

A 6 page outline on the societal changes which occurred during the Twentieth Century. Discusses some of the major events such as World War I, World War II, and the Cold War. Coordinates the technological evolution experienced in this century with the societal changes which have occurred and ...
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Post Cold War Relations in the Middle East »

This 4 page paper discusses the changes that have occurred between US relations in the Middle East during the Cold War years and those that have occurred since the dissolution of the USSR. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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1960s Cultural Revolution »

An 8 page research paper/essay that examines the idea of the 1960s as a cultural revolution. The 1960s are often referred as a time of cultural revolution in the United States and in other Western countries, but how useful is this term in describing this turbulent period? The connotation associated ...
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Are the Coalition Winning the War in Iraq? »

This 28 page paper looks at the war in Iraq and the position in December 2006. The paper starts with background that demonstrated the political complexities of the area and considers why the US lead occupation may be resisted, using ideas of culture clash and the religious concept as Jihad ...
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Racism in Colonial America »

A 5 page paper which discusses the origins of racism in colonial times. The majority of the power that lies behind issues of racism in the colonial times stems from issues of labor and capitalism, if nothing else. The more powerful Europeans needed labor for all their endeavors and the ...
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Global Consequences of the Spanish American War »

A paper which looks at the Spanish American war of 1895 – 1898, and the consequences which resulted for Spain, the USA, and the smaller countries struggling for independence from Spanish colonial rule, in terms of the way in which the conflict can still be seen to affect these ...
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Seventeenth Century Puritan Colonization and Nineteenth Century Reconstruction Explored »

9 pages in length. Exploring the relationship between 17th century Puritan colonization and 19th century Reconstruction as they relate to colonial America finds a common denominator between the two time periods connected by the very foundation of how the term 'colonialism' is defined: "control by one power over a ...
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Spanish-American War, Yellow Journalism, and Publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst »

21 pages in length. It was, perhaps, the most devastating event to occur with regard to journalistic integrity, but it was bound to happen in light of growing competition within the industry. William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer were two power hungry publishers who each had his own ...
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Warriors Honor Ethnic War and the Modern by Michael Ignatieff »

5 pages in length. According to Michael Ignatieff's Warriors Honor Ethnic War and the Modern, "nationalism does not simply 'express' a preexistent identity: it constitutes a new one. Nationalism is a fiction : it requires the willing suspension of disbelief" (Ignatieff 38). Examining this statement and analyzing ...
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History of the Philippines from Various Perspectives »

A 5 page research paper that offers two opposing perspective to the acquisition of the Philippines by the US. The writer argues that the official version of this acquisition emphasizes the altruistic characteristics of US colonial rule, but fails to mention the hidden agenda of the US Senate to ...
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Slavery in Colonial America and Racism »

This 5 page paper examines race and racism in colonial America. The paper argues that slavery and racism are not necessarily one. Part of this paper is an annotated bibliography. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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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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American Nationalism »

A 12 page research paper that examines the topic of American Nationalism. This examination of American history discusses how nationalism evolved, from colonial times to the present and begins by defining "nationalism." Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Post 1878 History of Cyprus »

A five page paper which looks at the history of Cyprus since the beginning of British colonial rule in the nineteenth century, and considers the respective roles of the UK and the US in the island’s aspirations towards independence and the ongoing conflicts with mainland Turkey. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans/Preserving Independence »

A 3 page research paper that discusses the strategies used by Indians to preserve their independence in the face of colonial expansion in the eighteenth century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Native Americans in Spain as Beings or an Obstacle? »

Native Americans in Colonial Latin America: Fellow Human A 5 page discussion of the Spanish view of Native Americans in the Caribbean and Latin America. Describes Native Americans as being only an obstacle to Spanish goals. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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What People in the Colonial Era Knew »

This 5 page paper explores the importance of learning and knowledge in colonial America. There is a focus on Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin and their thoughts about education and learning. The essay discusses the purpose of learning and what knowledge was perceived as the most valuable. Bibliography lists 6 ...
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Africa's Colonial Rule and its History »

This 7 page paper discusses the history of colonial rule in Africa and the interactions of people whose interests were seriously at odds. Furthermore, this paper specifically discusses the Igbo tribe and the riots which ensued with this tribe. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Cherokee Influences on Colonial Settlers »

A 5 page discussion of the impacts on Native American culture during the Colonial period. Discusses the differing values of non-Indian and Indian and the cultural transition which many of the tribes made toward taking on European ways. Emphasizes the Cherokee culture and observes that despite their willingness ...
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Native Americans as Perceived by English Colonists »

A 7 page overview of early colonial interactions with Native Americans. The manner in which European colonists viewed the Native Americans whose lands they invaded varied both according to geography and according to time. The Puritans as a whole would proclaim their belief that all people were equal ...
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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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The Impact of the Transatlantic Slave Trade on the American Colonies »

This 5 page paper examines issues related to slavery in colonial America. Economic and social effects of slavery are discussed. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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US Frontier Myth »

A 6 page examination of the frontier myth in United States history. Identifies greed and the never-ending drive for territorial expansion and control of resources, both natural and human, as the driving force for white Anglo Saxon males in the United States from the colonial period up until the ...
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Analysis of the Glorious Revolution of 1688 and Its Impact Upon Colonial America »

A 5 page paper which examines the ideas which emerged as a result of Great Britain’s Glorious Revolution of 1688, and the changes which resulted in the political and legal institutions of colonial America. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History of American Women »

An 8 page research paper that answers 4 questions concerning American women's history drawing from Sara M. Evans' Born For Liberty (1989). The topics covered include political and legal rights during the colonial era; women's participation in the Revolutionary War; the "cult of true womanhood"; and the contribution of the ...
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