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Term Papers on Women & Christian Witch Hunts During The Reformation

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Middle Ages to the 18th Century Power of Religion in England »

This 8 page paper considers the hypothesis that religion is ultimately a tool that is used to control people. Example of the crusades, King Henry VIII and the witch hunts are cited to demonstrate this relations between religion power and control.The bibliography cites 8 sources.
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Influences on Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451” »

This 3 page paper discusses some of the influences that led Ray Bradbury to write “Fahrenheit 451,” including the Nazi book burnings, the McCarthy witch hunts, and the Cold War. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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Mary Jemison and the Participation of Women in the American Revolution »

This 5 page paper considers the nature of the role of women during the 18th and early 19th centuries and especially during the period of the American Revolution and considered the impact of their role in specific political activities. In particular, this paper considers examples like Mary Jemison and ...
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Precedents to the Revolution in France »

A 6 page paper that discusses times and events that influenced the beginning of the Revolution. The writer discusses the Age of Reason, Renaissances, major people during that time and events like the Reformation and publications of major thinkers. Certain terms had to be used and are underlined in ...
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The Reformation, Counter-Reformation, and Scientific Revolution »

This 3 page paper explores the relationship among the Reformation, Counter-Reformation and Scientific Revolution. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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World War I and the Roles Played by Women »

This 15 page paper looks at all the things women did to help during World War I. The emphasis is on American women, but women of other countries are discussed as well. Information about the Nurse Corps and the Army overseas operators is included. The changing role of the woman, ...
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Questionable Guilt of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg »

A 15 page paper discussing the injustices suffered by Julius and Ethel Rosenberg. America's hysteria over the Red Threat needed outlet, and Joe McCarthy's witch hunts had not yet begun. The Rosenbergs provided a scapegoat image through which the entire country could feel better: the 'boys' in ...
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Victorian England and the Differences Between Men's and Women's Roles »

This 10 page paper looks at differences between men and women in Victorian England. The effects of the industrial revolution on women's roles as well as the changing status of the church are included. Christian manliness is discussed in depth. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Harris: Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches »

This 5 page paper discusses Marvin Harris's book "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: the Riddles of Culture. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Slavery, Sabbath, War and Women by Willard Swartley »

A 10 page book review-- Willard Swartley in his 1983 text Slavery, Sabbath, War and Women examines four case studies in biblical interpretation pertaining to the topics in his title. In so doing, the author's goal is to illustrate and clarify the difficulties that are inherent in biblical interpretation. Basically, ...
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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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Western Civilization Historical Periods »

A 3 page paper which defines and examines Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, and Scientific Revolution as they influenced the development of Western civilization. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Nineteenth Century Prejudices and Obstacles Against Women in the Workplace »

This 5 page report discusses the fact that women face considerable barriers in the professional realm, especially those women who have literary aspirations. Drawing from Woolf’s writing and that of Brigid Brophy, this report considers whether or not women are still “like animals in a modern zoo” who are held back by invisible bars. ...
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French Revolution and the Role of Women »

A 4 page consideration of the role women played during the French Revolution. Despite the fact that ultimately they would be excluded from the very equality that the Revolution sought, women were inspired to fight for change as they had never fought before. Women were involved in practically every ...
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First Crusade from the Islamic Perspective »

A 4 page paper discussing the Muslim view at the beginning of the First Crusade. The Crusaders’ mission was to regain Jerusalem, the holiest ground of the Christian faith, from the grasp of the Muslims. Though the Muslims had waged a half-hearted holy war against the Byzantine empire, ...
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Early American Working People and Soldiers »

An 8 page paper which presents an examination of soldiers of the Revolution such as Joseph Plumb Martin, and working people during early American times. The working people addressed are women, African Americans, and journeymen. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Questions and Answers on Early Nineteenth Century English History (1800-1840) »

In four pages this paper answers five questions pertaining to English history from 1800 to 1840 and include Queen Caroline’s affaire and its impact on women, politics, and society; the Chartist movement objectives and participation of women; most important rapid changes in Great Britain during this time period; and classical ...
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America's Revolutionary War and Women »

This 5 page paper outlines the society in which women lived during the time of the Revolutionary War in America. Dominant opinions about, standards of behavior, and expectations of American women of 18th century are presented. Bibliography included.
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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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Subjugated Women from the Renaissance to French Revolution Periods »

An 11 page paper on how women were subjegated in the Renaissance and started to get serious about their status during the French Revolution. The paper postulates that voices where heard throughout the 300-year period as well. Bibliography lists approximately 10 sources.
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Retirement and American Women »

An 8 page paper which discusses how women spend their retirement in the United States. Issues discussed involve women working for more years than men, living longer than men, and how women look at retirement, among other various issues relating to the leisure years of women in America. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Choreographers and Ballet »

Ballet is one of those arts that have a life of their own when the right combination of people come together. The grace and beauty sets the stage for the physical components, backed by musical scores that either define or merely accompany the dance. George Balanchine is noted ...
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Labor and Public Activism of Women »

This 5 page paper provides an overview of the role of women in the industrial West. The role of women in the emerging industrial workforce at the end of the 19th century had a definitive impact on family values and perspectives on racism, ethnicity and changing demographics (including increasing ...
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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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Medieval Perspectives on Religion by Keith Thomas and Eamon Duffy Compared »

A 5 page analysis of Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars and Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic. The writer argues that Duffy differs from the standard view of this period and the causes of the Reformation, while Thomas, essentially, supports the standard view. No additional sources ...
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Reformation »

A 3 page paper which discusses the importance of the Reformation as a revolution. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Differential Gender War Understanding Approach in Fausse Route by Elisabeth Badinter »

10 pages in length. There is no secret that men and women are extraordinarily diverse creatures when compared from a multitude of angles; with perhaps the only aspect of similarity being their humanness, the male and female gender share little in the way of thoughts, emotions, physicality or virtually ...
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Women in Castro's Cuba »

10 pages in length. Women in a repressive, male chauvinistic society -- such as in Cuba -- must do what they have to in order to survive. Unfortunately their actions, such as prostitution, serve to reinforce the very image they seek to abandon. A high percentage of ...
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Industrial Revolution, Gender Distinction, and Fashion »

A 14 page discussion of the contention that gender differentiation in both the public and private spheres became increasing exaggerated during the Industrial Revolution. The author describes the clothing of the time by decade and concludes that gender distinctions in terms of fashion were indeed exaggerated. Women's fashions ...
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Myths and Reality of the U.S. Reconstruction Period »

This 15 page paper features the Reconstruction Era myths, misconceptions and mistakes made by historians. Issues such as the freedom enjoyed by blacks, equal rights for women, and the generosity and kindness of the North toward the South during Reconstruction are debated. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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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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Women's Rights and the Impact of Technology »

This 4-page paper focuses on technology and women's rights, comparing the woman of the late 19th century, to the woman of today. The paper makes the argument that if it weren't for home economic technology (and that in the factories) that women's rights and suffrage never would have occured. Bibliography ...
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1820s and 1840s Age of the Common Man »

5 pages in length. The span of years between the 1820s and the 1840s has come to be known as The Age of the Common Man, an historical period in time in which many important changes took place in American society with regard to political, economical and social concerns. ...
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US War Technology from 1770 to 1870 »

A 5 page research paper on how the U.S. employed existing technology for warfare during this period, rather than investing in war technologies. Only one weapon was invented by an American during this period, although peacetime technologies were converted during wartime. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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History of Cigarette Advertising »

A 14 page paper. Cigarette advertising began in the early 1900s. It was about 1924 when women were targeted as a market. Tobacco companies first had to dispel society’s mindset against women smoking. Three themes have dominated public relations campaigns and marketing campaigns directed towards women. These are discussed as ...
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U.S. Women's Rights History »

A 6 page paper discussing various women throughout American history that have influenced or fought for women's rights. A discussion of Stanton and Anthony is illustrathed, describing some of the issues that revolved around the women's convention of 1848. Stanton's daughther also fought for women's rights and is highlighthed within. ...
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Churches and the French Revolution »

A 10 page which examines churches during the French Revolution. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Nazi Revolution and Women's Role »

This 10 page paper discusses the role which women played in the Nazi Revolution. This paper emphasizes their gender-specific role and the goals of the Nazi party in relation to women. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Victorian England's Fallen Women »

This 11 page paper assesses the fallen women of 19th century England. This paper determines how these women were treated, their marginalization, and attempts at rehabilitation through religious means. This paper also defines the basic perspectives on prostitution in the 19th century and the way in which this influenced ...
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Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History »

This 4 page paper considers the issue of a feminist approach to history. Joan Kelly-Gadol's essay Did Women Have a Renaissance, published in Becoming Visible: Women in European History, directly relates to the question of the emerging approach of female historians. Female historians, after reflecting on the traditional ...
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China and Women's Roles »

This 5 page paper discusses the role of women in China and how it has changed and evolved, especially since the Cultural Revolution. This paper explains the traditional role of women as well as the current status of women in China. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Early 20th Century Historical Contributions of the Average Female »

An 8 page paper looking at the way women's contributions to our culture have fundamentally altered American history in the early part of this century. The paper contends that even if women's political contributions are ignored, changing social attitudes - changed by women, from within -- toward such issues as ...
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Women's Peace Movement in Israel and Ireland »

A 20 page research paper that explores how and why the women in Ireland and Israel combine to resolve ethnic conflict through peacemaking activities. The writer focuses on the effects of civil war on the women's experience in those countries, and argues that it is 'war at the door' ...
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100 Years' War and the Trial of Saint Joan of Arc »

9 pages in length. Considered to be one of the most influential women in the history of the world, Joan of Arc was not initially perceived as such during the period she was tried and convicted for witchcraft and heresy by being burned at the stake. Looking back ...
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Comparative Analysis of the CIA and the KGB »

This 3-page paper points out some mistakes and weaknesses made both by the KGB and CIA during the pre-Cold War years. There is also some discussion about errors committed during the Cold War. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Cold War and Bipolarity Between the United States and Soviet Union »

A 3 page examination of the contention that during the strong bipolarity which resulted between the U.S. and the USSR during the Cold War, Europeans essentially stood passively by while the major players determined Europe’s fate. Berlin itself became a pawn in this game. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Revolutionary War and the British Loyalists »

A 4 page paper which examines the colonists who remained faithful to the British during the American Revolution, discussing the reasons behind their choice, and the consequences of this loyalty during and after the war. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Nineteenth Century Imperialistic Activity »

5 pages. This paper is an analysis of imperialistic activity during the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The imminence of world war had a significant impact upon Europe's transition to democracy before 1914. With the implication of being an inter-imperialist conflict among capitalist leaders, its threatening ...
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Germany During World War II »

A 4 page paper. The "war" had existed within Germany since Hitler took power in 1933. The writer some of the internal environment between then and the official beginning of WWII. The paper reports the opposition within the country and within the government during the war. The paper ends ...
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Post 9 11 and Civil Rights »

This 5 page paper compares civil rights after September 11th with rights that were allowed during WWII. Present day treatment of Middle Easterners and Muslims in America is compared with how Japanese were treated during the 1940s. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
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