Research Papers on 20th Century Europe

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  • Comparison of Texts on History

    In six pages the history texts Five Days in London, May 1940 by John Lukacs, The Coming Anarchy by Robert D. Kaplan, Cafe Europa by Slavenka Drakulic, The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, and The Logic of Evil by William Brustein are compared and contrasted. There are no other sources listed.

  • The Purpose and Reason for the End of Communism

    5 pages and 5 sources used. This paper considers the purpose of creating a communist system and the factors that have lent themselves to the collapse of communism in the past.

  • Hitler and Power

    The paper considers the way Hitler gained and used Power. The paper is written in three sections. The first section examines the role and rights of women in Nazi Germany. The second section looks at why Hitler formed the Hitler Youth and the third part examines the events between February 1933 and August 1934 and Hitler’s accumulation of power. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this six page paper.

  • England's Use of Propaganda During the First World War

    In five pages this paper discusses how propaganda was used by England during World War I. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolf Hitler's Rise and the Role Played by the Weimar Republic

    In five pages this report considers the German Weimar Republic's role in Adolf Hitler's rise to power. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Armenia, Genocide & Meaning

    A 30 page research paper that discusses genocide, focusing primarily on the details of the Armenian Genocide of 1915 and Peter Balakian's book on this subject, The Burning Tigris (2003). Balakian's analysis of the Armenian Genocide addresses several pertinent themes that are applicable to the overall topic of genocide. Therefore, this examination of the Armenian Genocide, concentrating on the history and analysis offered by Balakian, also extends his points, where applicable, to the topic of genocide in general. It attempts to discern the pattern of genocide and how this has been replicated in other genocidal campaigns, as well as the fundamental causes behind genocide and tragedy, which relate the discussion to the causes of human aggression and violence. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • 1915 to 1917 Armenian Genocide

    In five pages this paper examines how the Nazis used the Armenian Genocide as a model for their Jewish genocide thirty years thereafter. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Armenian Genocide Accusations Against the Ottomans

    In ten pages this paper examines this historical episode and the allegation that these were acts of genocide and not war casualties. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • German Elections of 1932 and 1933

    In nine pages the victory of Adolf Hitler's Nazi party during the German elections of 1932 and 1933 are examined in terms of whether or not the German people were aware of what they were voting for in terms of Hitler's future plans of genocide. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Earl R. Beck's Nazi Germany At War

    In five pages this text by Earl R. Beck about Nazi Germany is critically analyzed.

  • Post Unification Germany Political Party Competition and Voting Behavior

    In a paper consisting of five pages this paper discusses declining voter participation and competition among political parties in Germany following its unification as considered in The New Politics of the Right : Neo-Populist Parties and Movements in Established Democracies by Hans Georg Betz, Radical Right-Wing Parties in Contemporary Germany by Jurgen Winkler and Siegfried Schumann, and Developments in German Politics by Gordon Smith. There are no other sources listed.

  • European Union, Economic and Cultural Development

    In five pages issues of economic and cultural development are examined in an attempt to answer the question 'What does European federalism indicate about the relationship between culture, political development, and economic development?' Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolf Hitler by John Toland

    This 6 page paper discusses the book Adolf Hitler by John Toland, in which the author explores many facets of Hitler's life. Toland argues that although Hitler was a monster, he was still a man. The book is the only source used.

  • Separate Concept of European Citizenship

    This paper examines European citizenship as a separate concept and the various issues that are associated with it in eight pages.

  • Stock Exchange of Europe and its Interdependence

    In thirty two pages the interdependence of Europe's stock exchange are examined with globalization and the Euro currency among the topics discussed. Thirty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Nazi Germany's White Rose Movement of Student Resistance

    In eight pages this Nazi Germany's movement of German resistance is examined. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • France and Great Britain Compared

    In ten pages this paper compares France and the United Kingdom in terms of similarities and differences in government forms but forces on France's current economic woes and advocates they follow the example established by the British. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Behind the Attack on Pearl Harbor

    The writer argues that President Franklin Delano Roosevelt deliberately goaded the Japanese into attacking the American Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • FDR and Pearl Harbor

    The writer examines the claim that President Roosevelt knew the Japanese were going to attack Pearl Harbor, and in fact had maneuvered them into it. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Portugal Economics and Providing Healthcare

    This paper reviews Portugal’s history and her attempts to provide healthcare for her populace. There are five sources listed in this five page paper.

  • Good Mother 'Myth' Perpetuated by Princess Diana

    In ten pages this essay discusses the troubled life of Princess Diana in a consideration of selfish pursuits and how the description of her as a good mother was a perpetuated myth. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tragedies Like That of Princess Diana

    In three pages the tragic real and literary lives are examined in a consideration of Oedipus Rex, the assassination of John F. Kennedy, and the fatal car accident of Princess Diana. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fallout of Terrorism and Arson, 2001 and 1933

    A 10 page paper reviewing the burning of the Reichstag building in 1933 and the events of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 for the purpose of looking for parallels between them. There are some coincidental similarities between the burning of the Reichstag building in 1933 and the September 11 terrorist attacks, but only highly superficial ones such as they both involved government action and they both resulted in the loss of personal freedoms that had existed before. Bibliography lists 19 sources.

  • Titanic's 1912 Sinking

    In ten pages this research paper examines the 1912 sinking of the Titanic in an overview of such topics as its construction, the reasons for its sinking and the reform to British regulations regarding shipping that resulted. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Controversy Over the Titanic Tragedy

    In eight pages this essay considers the 1912 Titanic sinking in a consideration of its controversy, the unexpected nature of the tragedy and its 1990 discovery findings. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Causes of the Second World War

    The writer argues that the basic cause of World War II was World War I. The paper also argues that the Great Depression did not cause WWII, but created an environment in which a conflict like the war was almost inevitable. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Urbanization in Dresden, Germany

    In six pages the urbanization of Dresden, Germany and its consequences are examined. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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