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Term Papers on Witch Hunts During the Puritan Period in American Colonies Analyzed

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American and Korean Business Negotiation »

This 5 page paper begins by reporting the stages in the negotiation process. The writer then discusses how Korean businesspersons approach each stage. The differences between American and Korean negotiating teams is discussed. The last part of the paper offers suggestions for American managers as they prepare to enter negotiations ...
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Revolutions in America and Haiti »

A 4 page research paper on comparing the Haitian and American Revolutions. The writer details the general history of the Haitian revolt, including its slave basis and the leadership of Toussaint-Louverture, and distinguishes it from the makeup of the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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U.S. Democracy and Worldviews »

Since the start of the most recent Gulf War, the countries of the world have placed the United States under close scrutiny. Once self-proclaimed as one of the foremost democratic countries of the world, recent events in political history have led some to believe that the American democratic process ...
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From the Invention of the Automobile to the Kent State Massacre »

This 8 page paper addresses fifteen specific questions in American history starting with the invention of the automobile and its impacts on American society and ranging to the US expansion into Cambodia and the Kent State Massacre. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
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Early American History Law Contradictions »

This is a 10 page paper which discuss the Revolutionary War and the contradictions of the ideals that the war was fought for and the real affects of the war on African Americans and Native American Indians. The bibliography has 12 sources.
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5 Questions on the Revolutionary War Answered »

A 5 page paper which examines 5 questions concerning the American Revolution as answered in “Interpretations of American History, Patterns and Perspectives” edited by Francis G. Couvares, et al., volume 1, 7th edition. Bibliography lists 1 additional source.
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Native American Definition »

Provides a 7 page overview of the various factors which are used to determine whether or not a person is indeed a Native American. Stresses the importance of what is in the heart rather than phylogenetic or stereotypical images of what a 'true' Native American is. Bibliography lists ...
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Comparative Analysis of European Americans and Native Americans »

A 5 page paper which examines the differences between Native Americans and Euro-Americans. The paper also examines solutions to any problems. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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U.S. Political System »

This 5 page paper provides a discussion on the American political system and includes views by authors such as Edward Countryman and Gordon Wood. There is a focus on “framers,” how history is reported and the era around the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources
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Nineteenth Century America and the Railroad's Economic Impact »

This 8 page paper discusses the history and development of railroads in America and their economic impact on American society. The advent of the railroad and the expansion of rail service across the country changed American business, politics, and economics. Bibliography lists 9 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Growth of Northern Ireland's City of Belfast Industrial, Political, Religious and Social Factors »

This is a 10 page paper discussing Belfast in the 19th century. Belfast, in Northern Ireland, was very much unique in its industrial growth during the 19th century. In fact, from an industrial and prosperous standpoint, Belfast was more aligned with the economical features of the English cities of Manchester ...
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Abraham Lincoln and FDR on War and Social Upheaval »

An 11 page discussion of the many similarities which existed between Lincoln and Roosevelt in their handling of two of the most turbulent times in American history. The author asserts that while the presidencies of these two men were separated by some seventy years of history, Lincoln stood as ...
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Thematic Similarities Between American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan and Myne Owne Ground by Breen and Innes »

A 3 page paper which examines the similar themes presented in Breen and Innes’ “Myne Owne Ground” and Edmund S. Morgan’s “American Slavery, American Freedom.” No additional sources cited.
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European American Values and Native American Values »

A 3 page research paper that contrasts and compares Native American values with European-descended American values. The writer focuses, in particular, on the manner in which these two groups differ in regards to the way they perceive land. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American Colonists, England, France, and Spain and Their Treatment of Native Americans »

This 10 page paper discusses the treatment of the Native Americans in North America by the imperial powers: Spain, France, England and American Colonists. Views of Francis Parkman examined. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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The Economic Difficulties Following the American Revolution »

A 15 page discussion of the economic impact of the American Revolution. The writer presents material regarding the structure of the various governmental entities, the issuance of a large variety of paper currency and debt documents which served as currency, and the plight of the American farmer. Bibliography lists 7 ...
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The Evolution of the Americas »

An 8 page overview of the many changes that occurred between the initial arrival of Native Americans to this continent and the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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American 'Palefaces' and 'Redskins' in Literature »

This 5 page report discusses the idea that American writers of the 18th and 19th centuries can be classified as either "Redskins" or "Pale Faces." The Redskins reflect more closely with the American Experience while the Palefaces reflect a far more European influence. Walt Whitman and Mark Twain are used as examples of “redskins,” while ...
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Civil Rights and the NAACP During the 1960s »

A 5 page research paper that takes the unusual form of a letter from an attorney for the NAACP in the 1960s who has been asked to represent an African American for nonpayment of income tax. The letter is to the judge handling the case asking for dismissal. The writer ...
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Fischer/Washington’s Crossing »

A 3 page book review of David Hackett Fischer’s Washington’s Crossing. This text describes the pivotal events in the American Revolution that led up to Washington crossing the Delaware and giving the Americans their first victories of the Revolution. Fischer describes these engagements and their significance and meaning in a ...
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A Plea for a Native American Alliance »

A 3 page plea for Native Americans to join into a common alliance to resist white expansion. Written from the perspective of one Native American in the 1800s, this paper tells of what will come if the alliance is unsuccessful. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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American Dreams and American Cities »

A 6 page research paper that explores the way s in which American cities embody the American Dream, their evolution and underlying values. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Engelhardt's The End of Victory Culture »

A five page paper which assesses Engelhardt's 'the End of Victory Culture' in terms of American history and the importance of conflict and the Cold War in American social consciousness. Bibliography lists one source.
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The Healing Properties of Native American Tradition »

An 11 page overview of the importance of Native American tradition in healing Native American people and securing their place in modern society. This book uses examples from Eden Robinson’s “Monkey Beach”. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Gordon S. Wood's The Radicalism of the American Revolution »

A 4 page paper which examines how American, in the 19th century, became a nation that was far different from the one that the revolutionary fathers envisioned. The argument is examined through Gordon S. Wood’s work “The Radicalism of the American Revolution.” No additional sources cited.
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Native American Influences on Modern American Culture »

This 3 page paper looks at some of the influences that the Native American practices and culture have had on the development of modern American culture. Influences discussed include ecology, spirituality, food, arts, and language and place names. The bibliography cites 4 sources.
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Reasons Behind Colonial America's Decision to Revolt Against England »

A 4 page overview of the reasons Americans elected to revolt against English control. The author contends that English support was just not there even in the earliest stages of colonialism. Once the Americans became self assured that they could survive they began to look at their ties ...
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An Overview of Urbanism in America »

This 8 page paper provides an overview of urbanism in America. The rise of American cities is the focus of this paper that looks at the industrial revolution as well as what occurred previous to that. The modern American city is a part of the paper as well ...
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Socialization of Native Americans »

A 5 page overview of Native American social interactions and the factors influencing those interactions. The author emphasizes that not only is the topic of Native American culture multifaceted in terms of the number of cultures which it encompasses but so is the temporal nature of that culture. ...
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Revolutionary War's Radicalism »

A paper which looks at Woods' Radicalism of the American Revolution in terms of the impact which the revolution had on the development of an “American ideology” and also with regard to its lack of salient characteristics generally associated with political revolution such as class conflict, terrorism, or mass violence. ...
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Comparative Analysis of the Glorious Revolution and the Puritan Revolution »

A 9 page paper that discusses the similarities between these two events in British history. The basic premise for both of these acts of insurrection against the reigning monarchy developed from dissatisfaction in the religious status of the Parliament and the monarchy and dissent between the two. ...
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Native American Culture Changes »

A 6 page review of the many changes experienced by Native American cultures since the arrival of the Europeans to this continent. Discuses the diversity of Native American cultures and the attempts by non-Natives to wipe out the Native populations either through direct warfare or through concepts like assimilation. ...
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Native American Plight in The Long Death by Ralph Andrist »

An 8 page paper that recounts the history of the American Indians and the U.S. military strucuture that defeated them. Considered are a number of major battles and the consequences that the military push toward genocide had on the Native American nations of the 19th century. No additional sources cited.
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Retrospective of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address »

A 5 page discussion of Lincoln's Gettysburg Address and, in agreement with Garry Wills, its effectivity in raising the American patriotic spirit more so that earlier documents. The paper discusses how this is related to various feelings of unity around loss, hope and a sense of personal involvement in ...
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Student Submitted American History Questions »

This 5 page paper looks at three question posed by the student. Firstly the popular notion of the Native American Indian as a war like savage and the comparison with the noble savage is considered. The effect of the American Revolution are discussed and the advent and use of phrenology. ...
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Native American Society, Racism's Roots, and America's 'Discovery' »

A 3 page paper tracing the rampant racism which continues to target Native American people and culture to the concept of a European "discovery" of this continent. Emphasizes that although this continent and its people were very much in existence at the time of the supposed European "discovery" the ...
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Civil Rights and James Meredith »

This 5 page report discusses the young man who in 1962 found himself as the focal point of the civil rights movement when he became the first African American to enroll at the University of Mississippi, 'Ole Miss.' Four years later, he was gunned down while leading the 'March Against ...
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Comparing the American and French Revolutions in Terms of Causative Factors »

A 5 page discussion of the societal problems which spawned these two revolutions. This paper emphasizes that while the French Revolution was fought to end an absolute monarchy, the American Revolution was fought to preserve the independence to which American colonists had grown accustomed. Includes five pages of ...
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Ideas and Continuity That Are Puritan and Revolutionary »

A 6 page paper which examines “The Mayflower Compact” and the Declaration of Independence as they illustrate how some ideas were powerfully imbedded in the nation despite the changes in times. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History Texts' Depiction of Native Americans »

This 8 page paper evaluates a variety of American history books and focuses on how Indians are portrayed. Many texts ar mentioned. It is noted that there is still scant information on Native Americans in all history books in a variety of decades. Bibliography lists 11 ...
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“Keeping Promises: What Is Sovereignty and Other Questions About Indian Country” »

A 4 page consideration of the question of “Who is a Native American?”. Using the book by Betty Reid, Ben Winton, and Gwendolen Gates, the author of this paper emphasizes the importance of land, language, sovereignty, and lineage in defining who is and who is not Native American. ...
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Spiritual Perspectives of Native American Author N. Scott Momaday »

A 5 page paper which examines the position of Native American author Natachee Scott Momaday which argues that Native Americans have a special understanding of how things, material and living, have a deep connection and how non Natives can benefit from that knowledge. 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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History of Russia in a Combination of 4 Papers »

This 22- page paper is comprised of four shorter papers dealing with Russia. The first is a 17-page paper that traces the history of Russia from ancient rulers, through the Romanov dynasty, the Decembrist revolution, the revolution of 1905 and the Revolution of 1917. It discusses the Communist ...
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The European Perception of and Impact to Native Americans »

A 4 page discussion of the ways Native Americans and Europeans differed and how these differences translated into differences in survivability in the Americas. Although initially they had the advantage, it was the Native Americans that were forced to change in regard to their lifeways and even their spirituality. ...
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Crimes Against Humanity by Ward Churchill and For Indians, No Thanksgiving and the Exposure of the 'Native American' Myth »

A 5 page paper which examines how the Native American has been erroneously depicted throughout American history, as exposed by Michael Dorris in “For Indians, No Thanksgiving,” and by Ward Churchill in “Crimes Against Humanity.” Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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The Impact of DNA Testing on Racial/Ethnic Classifications A View of the Native American »

A 10 page discussion of the governmental role and interest in the classification of "Native American". Explains the governmental restrictions as to who can classify themselves as Native American, the necessity of being on a tribal roll, and the inadequacies and injustices of that approach. Includes information about self-identification of race and ethnicity ...
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The Accuracy of American History Books »

This 5 page paper examines charges from the book Lies My Teacher Told Me. The paper argues that more contemporary history books are treating African Americans, Native Americans and other groups rather fairly. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Native Americans as Perceived by Walt Whitman »

This 4 page paper examines the perspective of Walt Whitman regarding Native Americans as evidenced through his poetry. This paper examines "Song of Myself" specifically in order to illustrate the compassion and respect that Whitman had for the Native Americans. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Equality Concept, Conflicting Ideology, and Thomas Jefferson »

An 8 page discussion of Thomas Jefferson's actions towards blacks and Native Americans. The author contends that in regard to his handling of slavery and Native American land rights Jefferson wavered considerably from his professed belief in the ideology of true equality. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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