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Comparative Analysis of Terrorist Organizations »

A 12 page paper comparing the Irish Republican Army (IRA), the ETA (a Basque separatist organization), the Shining Path or Sendero Luminoso (SL), and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). The writer is concerned with the sociopolitical reasons why each of these organizations exists, their size, scope, ...
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U.S. Democracy and the Civil Rights Movement »

6 pages. The Civil Rights Movement in American Democracy had a great impact on life in the 1950's and 1960's. Within this paper are discussed some of the main events of the movement, their importance, and who was involved. Some of the major organizations associated with the Civil Rights Movement are discussed ...
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Civil Rights and Discrimination »

A 5 page paper that addresses the question: how did discrimination motivate the civil rights movement? To answer the question, the writer recounts and discusses two events that had a profound effect on the movement - the Greensboro Four and Rosa Parks. Neither of these events involved large ...
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Chronicle of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement »

A 50 page research paper chronicling in great detail the modern civil rights movement. The writer describes the historical and political background that led to the formation of the African-American civil rights movement in the 1950s and traces the movements efforts. Bibilography lists 12+ sources.
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Overview: The Civil Rights Movement »

This 5 page research paper, which includes a 1 page outline of the paper, offers an overview of the history of the American Civil Rights movement, as it describes the major events of the movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Student Movements During the Civil Rights Era »

This 7 page paper looks at the civil rights and student movements and compares their objectives and techniques. The discussion includes reasons why the movements began peacefully but ended with violence. The movements are compared and contrasted. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Quest for Civil Rights »

This 10 page paper explores the Civil Rights Movement. The author points out that this movement could logically be traced to pre-Civil War years! Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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20th Century Women's Suffrage Movement »

A 6 page overview of women’s fate in the Twentieth Century and their struggle to change that fate. Notes the importance of a collective voice such as that witnessed in the women’s suffrage movement, the Progressive movement, and the Civil Rights movement. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Civil Rights Era »

A 10 page paper which discusses various aspects of the Civil Rights Movement. The paper presents the history of the movement, as well as information dealing with the ideals, goals, methods of employment, organizational approaches, and other aspects of the movement. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Feminist Movement's 'Second Wave' »

This 8 page paper discusses the history and origins of the feminist movement. Also discussed is the use of feminist rhetoric. The book Persuasion and Social Movements is used to explore the application by the women's rights movement of social rhetoric. Examples are given. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Another Odd Couple Scarlet O'Hara and Billy Pilgrim »

If Billy Pilgrim could come unstuck in time enough to travel outside of his lifespan and somehow travel to Atlanta to meet Scarlet O'Hara - what could they talk about? This is a 4 page paper that compares Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse Five and Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the Wind ...
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Legal System, Civil Rights Movement, and the Nonviolent Social Ideals of Martin Luther King »

This is a 6 page paper outlining Martin Luther King’s messages on non-violence and brotherly love on the legal system during his time and in modern day. An outline of the civil rights movements during the time of Martin Luther King and their effects on the legal system in the ...
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Civil Rights' Struggles of African American Women »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of the wya in which Belinda Robnett relates two specific themes in her book How Long? How Long? African American Women in the Struggle for Civil Rights. These themes include the role that women played in the background of the ...
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Frontier Influence on Presidents George Washington, Andrew Jackson, and Abraham Lincoln »

(5 pp) When we are sitting in front of our computer screen or driving to work or school we loose sight of the term "frontier." Think about out presidents of choice for this reading, for them the frontier was still changing. We will look at their ...
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The Causal Origins of the Hippie Movement »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of the cultural foundations of the hippie movement in 1960s America. The influence of the Cold War, the civil rights movement, and psychedelics is explored. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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'Living Wage' Movement History »

A 6 page research paper that investigates the history of the "living wage" movement. The writer presents the arguments, both pro and con, and concludes that the pro argument is the most valid. Additionally, the history of the current movement is given and related to the more extensive history of ...
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History of the Civil Rights Movement in America »

This 7 page paper examines the general history of civil rights in the United States, ranging from the mid-1800's through the modern-day civil rights movement that occured in the late 1950's. This paper highlights such topics as the Reconstruction era, the KKK, the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments, the ...
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Women's Right to Vote Movement Success »

This 4 page paper provides an overview of the feminist movement of the 1800s and the events that led up to giving women the right to vote. The passage of the nineteenth amendment is the focus of this paper that looks at nineteenth century feminist movements. ...
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Civil Rights Movement and the Role of African American Women »

A 5 page paper that discusses the behind-the-scene roles that black women played in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and how these roles supplied the support and strength to carry this movement forward. Also discussed is the triple burden of oppression that these women have labored under, ...
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Nineteenth Century Literature, Realism, and Romanticism »

A five page paper comparing and contrasting the literary movements of romanticism and realism. The paper gives a number of examples, and explains the social and cultural reasons each movement came into being. Bibliography lists six sources.
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Late Nineteenth Century Labor Movement »

A 5 page research paper which examines how the history of the labor movement has been misrepresented in the media. The writer focuses on the Haymarket riot in Chicago which resulted from the nationwide strike in the 1880s to get an eight-hour workday as an example of the establishment forces ...
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20th Century Race History »

This 6 page paper discusses the history of race in the twentieth century and included such major movements as slavery, segregation, desegregation, and the civil rights movement. Furthermore, many notable authors and their views on this topic are noted in this paper, such as Zinn, McBride, Mel King, and ...
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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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Reform in Western Canada from 1900 until 1921 »

A 16 page paper that discusses the reform movements in western Canada between 1900-1921. This paper explores the origins and impacts of the agrarian revolt, suffrage, prohibition, labor and trade union reform and the interconnection between all of these. The major contention presented in this paper is that ...
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Women's Rights Movement and Contributions of the Antislavery Movement »

This 4 page paper examines pertinent writings from the late 1800's to understand the relationship between the anti-slavery movement and the women's rights movement. This paper asserts that each helped the other succeed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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The Anti-Slavery Movement »

A 3 page overview of the abolitionist movement of the nineteenth century. This paper emphasizes the multifaceted nature of the movement. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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US Civil Rights Movement Success »

A 5 page research paper that examines the success of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer argues that this social movement was incredibly successful as it forever changed American culture and ended officially sanctioned prejudice. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Comparisons Between Violent and Nonviolent Civil Rights Protests »

In four pages this paper examines different approaches to the civil rights movement in a consideration of major movement figures and the success of each method. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Civil Rights' Activist Anne Moody »

A 5 page analysis of Moody's autobiography, Coming of Age in Mississippi. The writer demonstrates that while this book gives a personal account of Moody's involvement with the Civil Rights movement, it can also be seen as a means of understanding what the general experiences of others who were drawn ...
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U.S. Civil Right Movement »

This 6 page paper provides an overview of the Civil Rights Movement. It looks at one personal account, as well as specific incidents and important aspects of the movement. An overview of the nigrescence theory is also provided. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Social Movements - An Overview »

This is a 3 page paper that provides an overview of social movements. Four types of social movements are explored: revolutionary, reactionary, conservative, and reformist. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Important Developments 1950s Through the 1990s »

A 9 page paper delineating one particularly important development for each decade between the 1950s and the 1990s. School integration, the civil rights movement, the antiwar movement of the 1970s, and the dissolution of the USSR are discussed right alongside important technological developments in the 1980s. Bibliography lists ...
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May Day on Wall Street »

This 4 page paper examines the May Day protests of 2012. The Occupy movement is examined. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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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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Reparations for Slavery »

A 3 page essay that argues against the social movement that demands reparations for slavery. The reparations for slavery movement proposes that the United States federal government should, first of all, apologize to the descendents of slaves for the fact that the despicable institution of slavery was legally sanctioned in ...
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American History X and Deviance »

A 5 page paper discussing racial hatred and deviance as they exist in the skinhead movement and as they are portrayed in this film. Within the movie and within the international skinhead movement, it appears that exposure does increase activity. As that activity becomes more common, people come to be more accustomed ...
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US Women's Suffrage and its History »

This is a 3 page paper discussing the history of the women’s suffrage movement in the United States. The women’s suffrage movement within the United States began in earnest in 1848. Reflecting the sentiments of women around the world, organizers of a national convention that year began the process to ...
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Autonomy and the Basques »

A 25 page paper arguing the thesis that the Basques are still waging an uphill battle for autonomy, desired since 711 A.D., and nationalism formally requested in the 1980s. The paper is divided into sections on Basque origins; social formation and politics leading to the 19th Century; 19th Century, ...
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The Controversy of Slavery »

This 4 page paper examines key writings of Richard Allen, John C. Calhoun, Frederick Douglass, George Fitzhugh, A. Hogeboom and William Lloyd Garrison. Bibliography lists 6 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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Influence of the Black Church on America and Civil Rights »

A 7 page paper which argues that the Black Church has heavily influenced the Civil Rights Movement and the Country as a whole. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Freedom Bound A History of the Civil Rights Movement by Robert Weisbrot »

This 3 page report is an overview of Weisbrot's chronicle of the major events of America's civil rights movement. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Mass Media's Influence »

This 4 page essay focuses on the Civil Rights movement and the Iraq invasion as instances where the influence of mass media coverage had a profound influence on swaying public opinion. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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17th Century Conflict Between English Colonists and Native Americans »

An 8 page overview of the conflict which erupted between the English colonists and the Native inhabitants of the Americas. The arrival of the Pilgrims and the Puritans to the Americans would prove the beginning of an insurmountable blow to the Native American peoples who inhabited the continent. ...
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Overview of the Bloodless 'Glorious Revolution' »

A 5 page research paper that examines the bloodless revolt of 1688-89, referred to as the "Glorious Revolution," the competing political factions of the country, the Whigs and the Tories, united to dispose James II and in favor his daughter Mary and her husband, William, Stadtholder of the Netherlands. While ...
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Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement »

This 9 page paper discusses the contributions of Rosa Parks and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement of the 1960s. The writer recounts Rosa Parks' refusal to give up her seat on the bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1955 and also explains the segregation laws concerning ...
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Michael K. Honey's Southern Labor and Black Civil Rights Organizing Memphis Workers »

A 6 page review of the book by Author Michael K. Honey. Honey outlines the societal conditions which were at play in 1930s Memphis Tennessee in comparison to the various laws which were on the books to protect black rights. The contention is made that custom can, and ...
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Civil Rights Movement and African American Women's Role »

Women in general and black women in particular have been excluded from the literature in terms of the role they played in the attainment of civil rights for blacks. The truth is that black women, from Sojourner Truth to Rosa Parks to Angela Davis, have been intimately involved in ...
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Relevancy of the History of Civil Rights »

A 5 page research paper that sums up the state of racism in America during the Civil Rights movement and today. Presumably the United States is a pluralistic country made up many races and ethnic origins, wherein all citizens enjoy equal rights under the law. Conservative Republicans, arguing for the ...
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Civil Rights and Differing Perceptions Contained Within Congressional Committee on Domestic Affairs Testimony »

An 8 page analysis of the outcome of the Civil Rights movement. Written in the form of an address to Congressional Committee on Domestic affairs, this paper contends that our approach to civil rights in this country has turned into what is perceived, among non-black minorities in particular, as ...
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