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'The Noble Experiment' of Alcohol Prohibition in the United States »

A 5 page paper discussing prohibition in the United States. During its nearly 14 years, the 18th amendment caused more problems than good. Crime flourished, alcohol became a near-mythic commodity, and countless dollars were wasted through destruction and confiscation. Bibliography lists five sources.
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Alexander Hamilton And Aaron Burr Relationship Before The Duel »

5 pages in length. One could never call Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr friendly. Their rivalry began virtually from the moment each man knew of the other's existence. Hamilton despised everything that Burr represented, including his charismatic style. As a means by which to demonstrate his ...
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Early American Dichotomy and the Conflict Between Founding Fathers Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton »

In three pages this paper examines how the conflict between these important figures in early America reflect the opposition that existed in the new United States at the time. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.
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Comparisons and Contrasts Between Herve and Alexis de Tocqueville »

An 11 page paper exploring the writings of father and son Alexis de Tocqueville and Herve de Tocqueville regarding the French Revolution. Bibliography lists five sources.
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History Repeating Itself But Not Exactly »

7 pages in length. History has long had a tendency to repeat itself, particularly with regard to war. While this phenomenon never ceases to replicate the past, there are always enough subtle nuances of change that prevent history from repeating itself exactly as before. Two books that ...
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The Crises America Faced From 1865 until 1998 »

A 5 page examination of how the United States has successfully come through various crises since 1865. Various wars and widespread problems are discussed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Difficult Beginnings of America »

This 7 page paper compares the American Revolution with the changes which occurred about a decade later when the Constitutional Convention made important decisions. Shays's Rebellion is discussed. The paper concludes that the latter time period, during the 1780s, is more significant than the 1770s in terms of America's ...
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The War of 1812 As America's Second War of Independence »

In 5 pages the author discusses the war of 1812. ' America's second war of independence was the War of 1812, which is also called the Napoleonic Wars. The War of 1812 was limited in its popularity. It was a relatively minor war. The United States ...
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America's Wars »

This 5 page paper examines the American rationale for its involvement in the Spanish American War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and the latest conflict—Iraq. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Post Cold War Era and Cultural Imperialism in America »

A 5 page research paper that examines current thinking regarding the ways in which Western style consumerism has become the hallmark of globalization. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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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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American History »

A 10 page paper which covers many topics in American History. Bibliography lists 12 sources.
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American History »

A 3 page paper which answers questions regarding Americna history. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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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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Mexican American War/Lincoln's Slavery Position »

A 4 page paper that offers 2 short answer essay to 2 questions about American history. The first question pertain to the Mexican American war and the second discusses Lincoln's position on slavery. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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Progress as Defined by American History from 1867 until 1909 »

(5 pp) In the last portion of the nineteenth century Americans progressed at an uneven gait. In the West, men took giant steps across the country as they explored and claimed land; often walking over others such as the Native Peoples in the process. These same men "brought ...
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Discussion Questions on American History »

This is a 4 page paper that provides an overview of American history. Issues such as the Great Depression and civil rights are addressed in short essay answers. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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19th Century American History »

This is a 6 page paper that provides an overview of 19th century American history. Slavery, the Civil War, Imperialism, and the Progressive movement are explored. Bibliography lists 1 source.
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120 Years of American History »

This 6 page paper discusses five specific issues and how they've changed American society since 1885.
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Anti Semitism Throughout U.S. History »

A 5 page discussion of the depths that anti-Semitism sometimes flow in our own country. While acknowledging this hatred and bias that has been constructed against Jews, the author of this paper denounces the growing tendency to indict the Roosevelt administration as anti-Semitic. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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A Consideration of American History from 1865 until 1945 »

16 pages in length. The writer touches upon important events that took place in America between 1865 and 1945, including slavery, civil rights and the Reconstruction; political machines; industrialization; the Progressive Era; and the Spanish/American War and World Wars I & II. Bibliography lists 18 sources.
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American History: 19th Century »

A 4 page paper which examines different issues of history in the 19th century. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Reconstruction to the Populist Party in U.S. History »

(8pp) Basic themes and questions have been suggested from the class material covered in chapters 16 through 21, from Carol Berkin's text Making America, volume 11, second edition, 1999. This paper covers that information.
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U.S. Ideology in Terms of Cultural Uniqueness, Revolution, Freedom and Slavery »

A 5 page examination of the American concepts of freedom, solidarity, and cultural uniqueness. Addresses the questions of the association of the concepts of freedom and slavery; the ideal of the American tapestry; and the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movement as revolutionary periods in U.S. history. ...
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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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American Revolution »

A 4 page paper which summarizes and examines two articles on the American Revolution. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Crime and U.S. Soldiers in Korea »

This 5 page paper considers the different types of crimes committed by American soldiers whilst in Korea. These range from war crimes committed in the 1950's to murder in 1999. Details and discussion are given in the cases cited. The bibliography cites 5 sources.
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Societal Impacts and Influences of American Warfare »

A 9 page discussion of the impacts of war on American society during the early history of the country. Provides information regarding the Revolutionary War, the War of 1812, and the Mexican American War, emphasizing the needs of those that feel that they are oppressed to rise up against ...
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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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An 18th Century American »

A 5 page paper which examines life in 18th century America from a personal perspective. The paper primarily examines the Seven Years War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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World War II the US and Japan »

This 14 page paper considers the essential question of what really prompted the US to enter World War II. Roosevelt's actions and desires are focused on alongside Japanese reasoning. The three part thesis is broken down into claim, grounds, and warrant. Includes a one-page Roman numeral outline. ...
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An Examination of Pre Civil War Texas »

This 5 page paper considers the role of Texas as discussed in Campbell's book; "An Empire for Slavery". The development of Texas economically and the way in which the freedom of slaves was resisted with proactive measures is considered and o8utlined in this paper. The bibliography cites 1 source.
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Investigating the Civil War Causes »

A 3 page outline of the events leading up to the Civil War. The author asserts that the issue of slavery was really just a reflection of a larger issue around which the War was fought. This issue was state concern over federal intrusion into their affairs. ...
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The 1st Crusade »

A 3 page paper which offers a general overview of the 1st Crusade. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Waterloo »

A 6 page paper that offers up an overview of the Battle of Waterloo involving Napoleon. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
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Analyzing Homeward Bound American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine Tyler May »

A 6 page paper which analyzes Elaine Tyler May's 1988 book "Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era," which asserts that after World War II, Americans preferred marrying young, perpetuating traditional gender roles and a secure home life, because of the unsettling experiences of the Great Depression, World ...
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Analyzing Abraham Lincoln's Cooper Union and Gettysburg Addresses »

This is a 8 page paper which examines two of Abraham Lincoln's most well known speeches - The Address at Cooper Union and The Gettysburg Address. The bibliography has 3 sources.
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Analyzing Literature Pertaining to the Gettysburg Address by Abraham Lincoln »

This paper examines five sources to determine how well they cover The Gettysburg Address, one of the most important speeches of Abraham Lincoln. While some of the paper focuses on the address itself, the essay involves more of a survey of literature available that discusses the topic. Bibliography lists 5 ...
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A Modern History of Relations Between Israelis and Arabs »

In this comprehensive 12 page essay, the writer provides an overview of tensions existing from 1948 to the present. Covered are Zionism, the formation of Israel, the first Palestine War, the Suez-Sinai War, the October War of 1973, Infitada, and a number of other key events. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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The Cost of Political Revolutions »

A 5 page paper in which the writer concludes that political revolutions are worth the cost, human, individual, and financial, even if they do not achieve their objectives. To support the premise, the writer uses some of the most well-known revolutions as examples – the American Revolution, the French Revolution, ...
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No Justification for Slavery »

This 6 page paper takes the position that slavery is indefensible and was correctly abolished. Bibliography lists 4 sources.
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The Causes of the Second World War »

This 3 page paper argues that the cause of WW2 was the first World War and the Treaty of Versailles that ended it. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
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Secession For and Against Arguments »

A 5 page paper addressing president-elect Abraham Lincoln, who has been elected to the office of president but not yet inaugurated. Ten Southern states have seceded from the Union, and this is a report to Mr. Lincoln outlining arguments for allowing the secession to stand unchallenged and arguments against doing the same. ...
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Abraham Lincoln's Assassination »

A 10 page paper which examines the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
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Postwar Settlement Consequences in War And Peace in The Middle East A Concise History by Avi Shlaim »

5 pages in length. According to Avi Shlaim's "War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History," ignorance of human rights and a tendency toward political oppression were the consequences of the post-war settlement of 1918-1922, clearly reflecting the consequential elements of imperialism for American policy in the ...
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Spanish Theologian and Historian Bartolome de las Casas »

A six page paper which looks at the involvement of the Spanish historian and theologian Bartolome de las Casas in the Spanish colonisation of the Americas. The writer described las Casas’ background and the way in which firstly acquiesced in the colonists’ management of the new settlements, but later criticised ...
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Battle of the Bulge, Overview »

This 3 page report offers an overview of the Battle of the Bulge, which was the last large offensive launched by the German army during WWII. Bibliography lists 2 sources.
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Opposing Viewpoints on Prohibition »

5 pages in length. Billy Sunday, in one of his numerous sermons about alcohol being "God's Worst Enemy" preached that, although some argued personal liberty was at stake, in reality personal liberty simply meant that a man could "stand up at the bar and fill his hide so full ...
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Eleanor Roosevelt A Personal and Public Life by J. William T. Youngs »

A 5 page paper which provides an overview and interpretation of a historical biography, and includes the author’s purpose, the specifics covered, presented view of American history, consideration of controversy, evaluates whether or not the book departs from typical textbook insights, ideas and concepts introduced, opinion of the book ...
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Book Review of Joseph J. Ellis’ His Excellency: George Washington »

In four pages this paper presents a review of Ellis’ acclaimed 2004 historical biography on the first President of the United States that considers how the author selected his choice of subject, the questions the author seeks to answer, the thesis the author argues, and how successful he is at ...
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