Research Papers on All issues in American History

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  • Desert Storm, Desert Shield, and Lessons Learned From Them

    In five pages this report discusses these U.S. military operations in terms of changes in warfare and the impact of technology upon modern combat. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Howard Fast's 'Being Red'

    AIn 5 pages this paper examines the communist movement as seen through the eyes of the author who was a member of the movement. There are no additional bibliographic sources included.

  • Communist 'Menace' and the Creed of America

    In five pages this paper discusses how American civil liberties were sacrificed in an effort to offer protection of the American Creed against the perceived Communist threat. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Article Analysis: Blackbeard

    This 3 page paper critiques an article about Edward Teach, known as "Blackbeard," from the August 2007 issue of "Smithsonian Magazine." Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Overview of the U.S. State Hawaii

    In six pages Hawaii is profiled in terms of relevant issues along with a consideration of its leadership and political history. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fictitious Story Regarding Environmental Implications of the Chernobyl Disaster

    In thirty pages this paper discusses the Chernobyl nuclear accident with factual information incorporated into a fictitious story. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1898 Hawaii Annexation by the United States

    In eight pages this paper discusses Hawaii's annexation in 1898 by the United States in an overview of the various political and economic factors associated with this act and also considers the presence of the Japanese in this region. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 18th and 19th Century Underground Railroad Network

    This paper examines how slaves were transported North via the Underground Railroad in 7 pages. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • New England and English Puritans

    In five pages this paper presents an overview of the Puritans in England and those who created the New England settlement in America. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Immigration to Nineteenth Century America in 'The First Great Wave'

    This is an essay of 6 pages that considers the conditions leading to this great wave of immigration in the nineteenth century. There is only 1 source listed in the bibliography.

  • A Review of the Edward Boykin Book Ghost Ship of the Confederacy

    The writer reviews Ghost Ship of the Confederacy, a 1957 book by Edward Boykin. The book tells of the Alabama and Raphael Semmes, her captain. The writer believes that Boykin's book explores a part of Civil War history that is usually overlooked. The paper is five pages long and only the book itself is used as a source.

  • Social Work, Sexuality, and Gender

    In five pages this paper discusses current literature on the topic of social work and cultural concepts associated with gender and sexuality. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Book Review on the Life and Voyage of Christopher Columbus

    Samuel Eliot Morrison's Admiral of the Ocean Sea about Christopher Columbus is the focus of this analysis and book review consisting of four pages. There is no bibliography included.

  • American Colonies' Divergence from England

    An 8 page research paper that examines the similarities and differences between England and her American colonies in 1750. The writer argues that by 1750, the English speaking colonies of North America, instigated and maintained under the auspices of the British crown, had diverged from many of the English norms of that era. Naturally, the numerous ties to England and English custom, such as the grounding of American jurisprudence in English Common Law, continued to exist and exists to this day. However, there were also distinct differences between the norms of the Old World and the New. Bibliography lists 11 sources (some citations are incomplete).

  • American History

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

  • 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.

  • Greek God Apollo's Influence on Ancient Greece

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of the Greek god Apollo. This paper includes what areas of life Apollo ruled over and how he was the prophetic and musical god. Bibliography list 2 sources.

  • Race, Gender, and Sexuality and the American Family

    This 5 page paper gives a summary of how the homework reading informed the student's opinion on the American family. This paper includes a summary of how race, gender, and sexuality relate to the traditional idea of family. Bibliography list 0 sources because the student didn't provide any source information.

  • Impact of the American Revolution on the Subsequent French Revolution

    In fourteen pages these revolutions are contrasted and compared in order to demonstrate the differences between the American and French conflicts while acknowledging that while the French Revolution would have probably happened anyway the American Revolution did exert some influence. There are about ten sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Strategic Dominance and Japanese Americans During the Second World War

    In nine pages this research paper examines the reasons behind and the conditions of California's Japanese American internment camps during the Second World War. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Second World War and Japanese Internment Camps

    In twelve pages this research paper discusses the Japanese American internment campas in the US from legal and ethical perspectives. There is an exhaustive bibliography provided.

  • Carroll O'Connor and Bill Cosby

    In five pages these American television figures are contrasted and compared in terms of the premature deaths of their sons which lends itself to family values' discussion. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • President Kennedy, the CIA, and the Bay of Pigs

    In nine pages this paper presents a background on the Bay of Pigs invasion and considers the roles played by the CIA and President John F. Kennedy in this debacle. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Discovery of America by Christopher Columbus Painting by Salvador Dali

    In five pages this paper discusses how symbolism is used in this otherwise conventional portrayal of Christopher Columbus's discovery of the New World. There are no sources listed.

  • Cold Warrior Combatant John F. Kennedy

    In thirty pages this research paper paints a portrait of John F. Kennedy as a Cold War leader whose aggressive position regarding the Soviet Union is evident in his handling of the Bay of Pigs and Berlin Wall of 1961, the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, and the reported covert plans to assassinate Cuban Premier Fidel Castro. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter

    In ten pages the administration of Jimmy Carter is compared with the first administration of President Bill Clinton in terms of economic and foreign policies. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Guerrilla Tactics and the Vietnam War

    In eight pages this paper discusses the distinctive aspects of Vietnam War guerrilla tactics. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • President Bill Clinton's Misguided Attempt to Generate Public Support for an Iraq Invasion

    In five pages this paper discusses the attempt by Bill Clinton to generate support for an Iraq invasion and how these efforts fell short. There is the inclusion of a bibliography.

  • Earl R. Beck's Nazi Germany At War

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

  • 1979 Iran Revolution

    In fifteen pages this paper examines the Iranian Revolution of 1979 in an overview of causes and effects and also discusses the governmental and economic benefits offered by Rafasanjani. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Shah, His Advisers, and the Impact of the Iranian Revolution

    In nine pages this paper examines the consequences of the 1979 Iranian Revolution in a discussion of the Shah's exile and the impact of the Revolution on his associates and family members. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Themes of the Letters Abigail Adams Wrote to Her Husband John

    In five pages this paper examines the freedom theme that is presented throughout the correspondence between Abigail and John Adams as featured in Early American Writing by Giles Gunn. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Positive Contributions of J.Q. Adams

    John Quincy Adams' important contributions to America in the forms of the Monroe Doctrine and the Florida Purchase are examined ni 5 pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American and Apache Wars

    The 19th century wars between the Americans and the Apache are examined in 12 pages with Geronimo's leadership, Apache scouts, and outcomes explored. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Second U.S. President John Adams

    In ten pages and 2 parts this paper first places John Adams' name into nomination for the Leader of the Century Award with his leadership attributes considered and the second part then discusses the differences required of the writer for an XYZ event and considers Adams' stature as an unsung American hero. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Second World War Internment of Japanese Americans in the United States

    In five pages this paper discusses Second World War internment of thousands of Japanese Americans in California camps with illustrations provided by Jeanne Watkatsuki Houston's Return to Manzanar. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • American's Government Distrust and the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

    In five pages this paper discusses the increasing distrust Americans have developed in their government since the JFK assassination and the Warren Commission report findings issued the following year with other reasons for this growing distrust also considered. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nancy Foner's From Ellis Island to JFK and Immigration Questions Answered

    In six pages student text questions are answered as they pertain to Nancy Foner's From Ellis Island to JFK. There are no other sources listed.

  • Second World War and Japanese Internment in the US

    In six pages this paper argues that racism rather than military considerations was responsible for the internment of Japanese Americans in the US during the Second World War. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Italian and Jewish Transnational Ties in From Ellis Island to JFK by Nancy Foner

    In four pages an analysis of From Ellis Island to JFK by Nancy Foner focuses upon the ties that exist between Italians and Jews. There are no other sources listed.

  • Anti Semitism Throughout U.S. History

    In this paper consisting of five pages the bias and hatred that has fueled anti Semitic attitudes throughout American history are discussed with a consideration of alleged anti Semitic practices of the Roosevelt administration. There are four bibliographic sources cited.

  • The Depression in the United States and Roosevelt's Efforts at Relief

    3 pages and 1 source. This paper provides an overview of the factors that led to the onset of the Great Depression. In addition, this paper also considers the impacts of the Depression and Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal" system, which focused on necessary economic change in the U.S.

  • U.S. Civil War Partisan Influence and Guerrilla Warfare

    In seventeen pages the U.S. Civil War is examined in terms of the impact of guerrilla warfare in a consideration of its most efficient military practitioners including J.J. Dickison, John Singleton Mosby, 'Bloody Bill' Campbell, and William Clarke Quantrill. Sixteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Vietnam Oral Narratives

    In five pages this research paper considers 5 Vietnam War narratives that are included in the C.G. Appy edited volume The Vietnam War Remembered from All Sides and include those of Sen. John McCain, a war protester's wife, and a former guerrilla fighter for the Vietcong. There are no other sources listed.

  • Benjamin Franklin and James Madison

    This 4 page paper compares and contrasts Benjamin Franklin and James Madison, two of America's most famous men. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Engines and the Development of a Superpower

    This 3 page paper argues that these changes in American society from an agrarian economy to a 20th century superpower came about, at least in part, because of the introduction of steam, internal combustion and diesel engines into the country. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • War: Civil War, Iraq, Yugoslavia

    This 3 page paper discusses the similarities among the American Civil War, the Iraq War and the Yugoslavian Civil War. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Vietnam through a Cold War Lens

    This 3 page paper discusses Vietnam as part of the Cold War, and also as a guerrilla action. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Lowell System

    A 5 page research paper that reports on the Lowell System and its significance to early industrialization in the US. The Lowell System refers to a “method of factory management” that developed in regards to the operation of the United States’ first textile mills, which were built in Waltham and Lowell, Massachusetts in the early part of the nineteenth century (Foner and Garraty, 1991). Specifically, the Lowell System refers to the practice of recruiting and employing young women from local farms as the mill’s employees. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Bay of Pigs

    A 12 page overview of the Bay of Pigs. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Iranian and Guatemalan Revolutions

    This 5 page paper discusses the revolutions in Iran in 1953 and the revolt in Guatemala the following year. It also discusses U.S. involvement in both actions. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Immigration During the 1920s

    A 5 page paper which examines immigration and immigration policy during the 1920s. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Killer Angels

    A 3 page report on Killer Angels by Michael Shaara. No additional sources cited.

  • Freedom of Religion, A First Amendment Right

    A 4 page essay/research paper that discusses the right to Freedom of Religion, which is guaranteed under the First Amendment. This examination focuses on the issues that continue to define the division between church and state that this amendment imposes on the American government. Many people today would tear down the wall dividing church and state, but this is as inadvisable today as it was when Thomas Jefferson was president, as Americans today live within the context of an increasingly diverse society. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Slavery

    A 5 page paper which examines the impact Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe made in relationship to the abolition of slavery. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Industrial Revolution

    3 pages that look at the innovations of the Industrial Revolution. There are 2 sources.

  • The Poor Treatment of the American History

    There are many things done to the Native Americans that have gone done in history and some things that have been obscured. This paper provides a history of the American Indian and the poor treatment by the government. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this eight page paper.

  • Changing American Ideology and the John F. Kennedy Assassination

    This paper analyzes how the JFK assassination forever changed our nation. We transitioned from a people with a largely positive outlook to a people that questions our future and seriously distrusts our government. There are two sources listed in this four page paper.

  • Black Panther Movement: Misconceptions

    This 3 page paper gives an overview of the Black Panther Movement. This paper includes the history of the Black Panther Party and the misconceptions that led to the end of the party and cause misled copycats today. Bibliography list 3 sources.

  • Israel-Palestine Conflict, An Overview

    This essay presents both sides of Israel-Palestine conflict and possible solutions. Seven pages in length, which includes roughly two pages for annotated bibliography, five sources are cited.

  • Slavery and the United States Constitution

    This 4 page paper gives an explanation about slavery and the constitution. This paper includes a discussion of how some saw the US Constitution as against slavery, while others saw it as promoting slavery. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Frederick Douglas versus Benjamin Franklin

    This essay consists of a five page comparative analysis of Frederick Douglass and Ben Franklin. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Go West The Migration to the State of California

    10 pages and 4 sources. This paper provides an overview of the events and factors that led to the migration to California. This paper provides an overview of the historical events and the context that influenced the choice to migrate to California. This paper considers the reasons for many people's choice to move to California, and goes back as far as the 16th century.

  • The Bermuda Triangle

    This five page paper illuminates the many questions surrounding the Bermuda Triangle. Supersticion is examined alongside efforts to provide plausible explanations of the various events that have unfolded there. Four sources are cited.

  • Relationship Between Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield

    In five pages this research paper considers Benjamin Franklin's relationship with influential Anglican clergyman George Whitefield in his shifting of support for religion in the United States. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Cherokee Nation and Andrew Jackson

    In seven pages the role Andrew Jackson played in removing the Cherokee Nation's lands is examined and also includes a consideration of the events leading up to this removal. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1930s' 'Dust Bowl' in America

    In five pages this paper examines 1930s' America in a consideration of what is meant by 'the Dust Bowl,' its causes and its effects. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Atomic Bomb Debate Between Scientists Edward Teller, Robert Oppenheimer, and President Harry S. Truman

    In ten pages this paper discusses the pro and con arguments of scientists Edward Teller and Robert Oppenheimer regarding the hydrogen bomb and discusses Truman's decision on its usage. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Weapons of World War II From Rifles To The Atom Bomb

    In a paper consisting of 9 pages the U.S. development and deployment of weapons during World War II are discussed. There are 6 bibliographic sources.

  • Blood Relations by Sharon Pollock

    This paper consists of five pages and discusses Canadian playwright Sharon Pollock's play about Lizzie Borden entitled Blood Relations.

  • American Music History and the Development of Rap Music

    In ten pages this paper examines the important American musical developments of hip hop and rap music culture. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Holocaust and Its Sociopolitical Causes

    In six pages this paper examines the Holocaust in terms of the pre Second World War sociopolitical factors that led to it.

  • The Terrible Psychology of Adolf Hitler

    A portrait of Adolf Hitler emerges within this paper of seven pages as painted by the texts 'The Psychopathic God' by Robert G.L. Waite and Walter C. Langer's 'The Mind Of Adolph Hitler.'

  • SS of the 1930s and Adolf Hitler

    In fifteen pages Germany's political landscape of the Thirties is explored in a consideration of the SS and SA power struggle along with how the SS assisted Adolf Hitler in his power rise. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Holocaust Children Writings

    This paper contrasts and compares Helen Epstein's Children of the Holocaust: Conversations with Sons and Daughters of Survivors with George Eisen's Children At Play in the Holocaust: Games Among the shadows. There are no other sources listed.

  • Book Review of Surviving The Holocaust

    In five pages this reaction paper reviews Avraham Tory's diary Surviving the Holocaust.

  • 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.

  • Imperial Russia's Decline

    In five pages this paper considers Imperial Russia's decline, whether it was simply unfortunate or ill fated as covered in James Cracraft's Major Problems in the History of Imperial Russia, pages 528 through 611. There are no other sources listed.

  • Russia's Housing Problems

    In ten pages this position paper explores the housing crisis of Russia and is submitted to Valentina Matviyenko, Russia's Minister of Social Policy. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gen. Billy Mitchell's Trial and Court Martial

    This report consists of nine pages in an overview of First World War Gen. Billy Mitchell's trial and subsequent court martial. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • April 1943 Bermuda Conference

    In five pages this paper discusses the Bermuda Conference's failure to provide any salvation or peace to the Jews. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Martin Friedland's 'The Death of Old Man Rice'

    This 4 pages essay discusses issues including the role of the press and how they play an important role in Rice's murder as well as the influence of the social elites. There are no additional bibliographic sources.

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, Puritanism, and Anti Puritanism

    In five pages this paper examines Benjamin Franklin's autobiography in a consideration of Puritanism and anti Puritanism. Two other sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Historical Overview of the Early 19th Century Expedition of Lewis and Clark

    In twenty five pages this historical overview of the Lewis and Clark expedition includes its purpose and adverse implications for Native Americans and the exploitation of natural resources that resulted. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Pearl Harbor and the US Entry into the Second World War

    The Pearl Harbor bombing timeline of events and its importance to the United States entering the Second World War are discussed in seven pages. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • David McCullough The Great Bridge

    The writer reviews the David McCullough book The Great Bridge The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge. The writer considers the thesis of the book, what McCullough accomplished and who the target audience for the book is. The paper is ten pages long and there are three sources listed in the bibliography.

  • The Evolution of Farming in California

    5 pages. 6 sources cited. This paper considers the processes that lead to the creation of California farm country. this paper considers the 20th century innovations that determined the evolution of farm country in this state, as well as the problems that have plagued California, including migrant workers. This paper event relates some of the history and information about migrant worker Cesar Chavez, who became an activist for migrant farm workers.

  • Historical Importance of the 1930s' Dust Bowl

    In ten pages this paper assesses the historical importance of the 1930s' Dust Bowl to twentieth century America. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Early 19th Century Expedition of Lewis and Clark

    In twelve pages this paper examines the expedition of Lewis and Clark which has almost taken on mythical proportions in US folklore. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Federalism and the Writings of William Manning

    In five pages the post Revolutionary War America's debate between federalism and anti federalism is examined in the writings of William Manning.

  • Timothy McVeigh's Execution and Its Social and Legal Repercussions

    In ten pages the U.S. Constitution's 8th Amendment is among the issues discussed relating to convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh's execution and its social and legal repercussions. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cesar Chavez and Bella Abzug

    In a five page essay speeches of the migrant farm activist and feminist politician are compared and contrasted alsong with backgrounds on each individual including Abzug's feminist movement involvement and Chavez's creation of the United Farm Workers of America union. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • U.S. Federalism and the Rights of States

    In seven pages this paper examines U.S. federalism in an historical consideration that discusses cooperative federalism, dual federalism, and the importance of states rights. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fashion During the 1950s Fashion

    This is a 5 page paper that discusses the complexities of the groundbreaking fashion of the 1950s that was moderate, sophisticated, and most of all affordable, and it was these divisions that would come to define American fashion in the future. There are 8 bibliographic sources.

  • Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and the Civil Rights Movement

    In nine pages the Sixties civil rights movement is examined in terms the impact of Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr. and their legendary achievements. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    In five pages this essay analyzes Franklin's autobiography in which it is argued he is the embodiment of the quintessential 18th century man and personification of the American Dream. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Post 911 and U.S. Islamic Communities

    In six pages this paper examines the impact of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on the communities of Islam that exist in the United States and the West. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Relationship Between Sacajawea and Lewis and Clark

    In six pages this paper discusses the film Lewis and Clark The Journey of the Corps of Discovery and how it depicts the relationship between Sacajawea, Lewis and Clark and its importance. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Analyzing Andrew Jackson's Case for the Removal of Indians in an 1930 Message to Congress

    In a review consisting of four pages President Andrew Jackson's Removal Act is discussed in terms of the ways in which the Chief Executive attempted to justify his actions not only in terms of the white citizens of the United States but also to the Native Americans he was attempting to have removed from their lands. There are no other sources cited in the bibliography.

  • California's Settlement

    In five pages the texts California An Interpretive History and Power and Politics in California are applied to this examination of California's regional settlement. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • What My Heart Wants to Tell by Verna Mae Slone

    This text on the Knott County, Kentucky mountain people is the focus of this book report consisting of three pages. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Analysis of US Antiwar Organizations and American Peace Movements from September 11 2001 until March 20, 2003

    In eighteen pages new and traditional pacifist groups are examined in light of the September 11 attacks and the war against Iraq in terms of protest methods, statements of conscience and other components. There are fourteen bibliographic sources cited.

  • Farewell Address of George Washington

    In three pages the Farewell Address George Washington delivered in 1896 in which he expressed his concerns for the new country's welfare is discussed with the emphasis upon European allegiance and political party threats. There are no other sources cited.

  • 'The History Book' and School Textbooks on History

    In four pages 'The History Book' is considered in terms of how it may feature a different glimpse of history than academic history textbooks with contemporary events in modern history such as the Iraq war examined. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Relocation of the Cherokee in the 'Trail of Tears' During the 1830s

    This paper examines the late 1830s relocation of the Cherokee known as the 'Trail of Tears' in eight pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography with the inclusion of an outline.

  • The American Dream as Embodied by Benjamin Franklin

    In four pages the ways in which the principles by which Ben Franklin lived personify what became known as 'the American Dream' are examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Board Games During the Depression Era

    In five pages the popular board games of this time period are discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • George Washington's Experiences in the American Revolution

    This 5 page paper examines the American Revolution with special attention to the role of George Washington. Washington's experience is confined primarily to his military experience. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The Lasting Effects of Hurricane Katrina

    This 3 page paper examines the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the health care system; it also discusses the government response to the tragedy and how Louisiana is coping today. It also states what might have been done differently. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Wiencek/On George Washington

    A 9 page book review that reports on Henry Wiencek's An Imperfect God, which is a biography of George Washington that offers a different view of this Founding Father, as Wiencek concentrates on Washington's role as a slaveholder. Drawing heavily on critical analysis of this text authored by historian Peter Henriques, the writer presents an argument that rejects Wiencek's overarching thesis, which is that Washington underwent an epiphany which caused him to reject slavery and free his slaves, is not supported by the evidence offered. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Federalism

    A 5 page paper which discusses and analyzes Federalism. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Minnesota/Immigrant Cuisine & Customs

    A 10 page research paper that examine the ethnic heritage afforded by Minnesota by its various waves of immigrants. The writer looks specifically at Germans, Norwegians, and Swedes, discussing their holidays and customs and focusing on their individual cuisine. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Nixon's Resignation Speech

    A 10 page research paper/analysis that examines Nixon's 1974 resignation speech. The writer first puts the speech in its historical context. Then the audience, goals, rhetorical obstacles, organization of the speech, tone of the speech, methods of persuasion and ethical considerations are discussed. The write closes by offering personal observations concerning the speech's relevance to the current era. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Thomas A. Bailey and the Trail of Tears

    This 6 page paper discusses historian Thomas A. Bailey's statement that the "only feasible solution to the white-red problem seemed to be the removal of the Eastern Indians, in a body, to the Great Plains West." Using the example of the Cherokees and their experience of the Trail of Tears, the paper argues that removal did not solve the "Indian problem," that the removal did not work, that it was unjust, that there were alternatives, and that Bailey's position on the matter is invalid. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • World War II Battle of Iwo Jima

    In five pages this paper examines this famous Second World War battle of February to March 1945 and includes the events that led up to it, the importance of controlling the island, and the combat conditions confronting the U.S. Marines. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Electoral College

    This 5 page paper reports the history of the Electoral College, when it was established, why, its purpose, legal foundations for it, how it works, how Electors are selected, number of Electors, election quirks with the Electoral College, how Electors vote, elections deferred to Congress, who administers the Elector College and how it has evolved. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Leadership Style/MacArthur & Patton

    A 4 page research paper that contrasts and compares the leadership styles of Generals Douglas MacArthur and George Patton, who were two of the most brilliant military leaders that the United States has ever produced. But while they both shared this distinction, their leadership styles were quite different. MacArthur was analytical and remote from his men; Patton was also logical of mind but also understood psychological factors far better than MacArthur, so was viewed by his men much more favorably. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Evolution of Social Welfare Policy in the United States

    This 3 page paper discusses the evolution of social welfare policy in the U.S. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Gettysburg: Battlefield and Terrain and General Johnston Pettigrew, CSA

    This 10 page paper discusses Days 1 and 3 of the Battle of Gettysburg, the weather and terrain, and the way in which Confederate General Johnston Pettigrew approached the battle. Bibliography lists 4 sources

  • HURRICANE KATRINA AND THE 1900 GALVESTON HURRICANE: A COMPARISON

    This 9-page paper compares and contrasts the 1900 hurricane that hit Galveston, TX with Hurricane Katrina, which decimated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Bibliography lists 15 sources.

  • The California Gold Rush and the California Government: A PowerPoint Presentation

    This 10 page document includes 3 pages of speaker notes and an 18 slide PowerPoint presentation with graphics on the history of the California gold rush and its impacts on the development of the government. Bibliography lists 5 sources. Please request that MHGoldRushPPT.ppt be sent in your order.

  • Gold At Sutter’s Mill in California

    A 3 page summation and analysis of General John A. Sutter’s first-person account of the discovery of gold at his mill, which is the event that launched the California gold rush. Sutter relates what the event meant for him personally. No other sources cited.

  • Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

    A 7 page essay that discusses the central role that Franklin’s list of virtues plays in his autobiography. While Franklin’s account demonstrates that he largely succeeded in his goal to live by these virtues, his references to others, specifically Samuel Keimer, John Collins, and Hugh Meredith, provide contrast to Franklin’s own behavior, as they provide an antithesis for the virtues in Franklin’s list. Examination of Franklin’s autobiography indicates how he uses this contrast to paint a strong portrait of himself as his text’s protagonist. No additional sources cited.

  • The California Gold Rush & the coming of the Civil War

    In this five page paper the writer reviews the book and the authors concept for writing the book titles The California Gold Rush & the coming of the Civil War. Only the book was referenced in the paper, no outside sources were used.

  • Staff Sergeant Ruben Rivers

    This 3 page paper discusses SSG Ruben Rivers, who was recommended for the Medal of Honor for his heroism in 1944, but did not receive the medal until 1997 (posthumously) . The paper argues that the delay can be traced to Rivers’ race: he is black. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Scott Cook/Colonial Encounters

    A 3 page reaction paper that reviews Scott B. Cook's monograph Colonial Encounters in the Age of High Imperialism, which offers a comprehensive overview of the "last and most extensive phase of Western expansionism," which occurred between 1870 and 1914 (Cook xii). The author's stated intention is to "underscore the great variety of colonial experiences," as well as examine the "basic characteristics of imperialism" (Cook xii). This analytical examination of this text indicates that Cook succeeds admirably and achieves this goal. No additional sources cited.

  • Fashion in the 1930s

    A 4 page paper which examines fashion in the 1930s. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • George Washington: Heroic, Flawed, and Human

    In ten pages this paper examines how American General and first President of the United States George Washington is depicted in various ways as heroic, human, and flawed in Jeff Shaara’s The Glorious Cause, and in the films Benedict Arnold: A Question of Honor, The Conquerors: General Howe, Conqueror of New York, The Crossing, and D.W. Griffith’s America. Three sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • California's Gold Rush and 'The Shirley Letters'

    In five pages this paper examines the personal accounts of life during the California gold rush penned by a young woman with the pseudonym 'Dame Shirley.' Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 9/11 Attacks Were No Conspiracy

    A persuasive essay presents irrefutable evidence that the attacks on the World Trade Center's Twin Towers and Washington DC's Pentagon was not the result of a conspiracy in 6 pages.

  • Potomac River and Chesapeake River Basin Cleanup

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  • When Life Gave Him Lemons, Ben Franklin Made Lemonade

    The writer examines some of the challenges Ben Franklin faced in his life, and how he turned them to his advantage. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Comparing the Empire of Ancient Rome with Ancient Greece

    The two ancient empires of Greece and Rome examining characteristic of the societies, including factors of culture and religion, trade and the geography of the areas. Two sources are cited in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • From the Invention of the Automobile to the Kent State Massacre

    This paper addresses fifteen specific questions including those on the Gulf of Tonkin, US involvement in World War II and Vietnam, the Cold War, the invention of the automobile, the creation of suburbia and other questions in American history. There are fifteen sources listed in this eight page paper.

  • Historiographical Overview, The Egyptian Pyramids

    This research paper describes the evolution of Egyptian society and its technological ability to construct the pyramids. The writer investigates literature that pertains to how this was accomplished. Fifteen pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • UK and US Bond

    These two countries have had a bond for more than 200 years. By all accounts the bond and relationship between the U.S. and the UK are strong. This does not mean they always agree with each other but in most international conflicts they stand together and collaborate on actions and policies. This essay provides examples of their relationship. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Ancient Indian Kingship Through the Ages

    This 3 page paper gives an explanation of the kingship in Ancient India and how it changed through the ages. This paper includes the period of Vedic-Aryan, the Brahmanic Age, and the Classical period. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • The American Dream and Of Mice and Men

    This 4 page paper gives a comparison and contrasting view of the American Dream in the Great Depression and today. This paper includes a comparison to Of Mice and Men and how it relates to the American Dream. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Witch Trials in Salem Massachusetts

    5 pages and 5 sources. This paper provides an overview of the social, political, religious and economic reasons for the Salem Witch Trials. This paper considers the impacts of the witch trials on the focus on Puritanism.

  • Witch Hunts of Salem and During the McCarthy Era

    In seven pages this research paper considers parallels between the witch trials in Salem and the 'witch hunts' during the McCarthy era symbolically portrayed in Arthur Miller's Salem witch trial play The Crucible. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Samuel Adams and the Events Associated with the Boston Tea Party

    In nine pages this paper examines Samuel Adams and the events of the infamous Boston Tea Party in a consideration of its ramifications. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Great Awakenings in America

    This essay consists of eleven pages in which differences and similarities between the Great Awakenings of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries are compared and contrasted. There are eleven bibliographic sources cited.

  • FDR and Pearl Harbor Knowledge

    In six pages this paper examines the December 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor attack by the Japanese in an assessment of what President Franklin D. Roosevelt knew. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Chaos and Confusion of Children of Vietnam War Veterans

    In six pages the complex issues involving the children who were the byproducts of the Vietnam War either through acts of rape or easily dismissed one night stands are examined in terms of behavioral and cultural problems for the children as well as the impact on the veteran such as PTSD among other conditions. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Death, God, and Holocaust Survivors' Attitudes

    This report consisting of ten pages describes how Holocaust survivors feel about death and God after their nightmarish Second World War experiences and include memoirs, interviews, and poetry of survivors who lived to tell about their ordeal. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lebensborn and Eugenics Programs of Nazi Germany

    In twenty pages this research paper examines Nazi Germany's Lebensborn and eugenics programs as components of its 1930s' and 1940s' master race development. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Compare and Contrast: The Two World Wars

    This 12 page paper discusses some of the changes that took place in the world as a result of the two world wars. The writer suggests that while World War I devastated Europe, it left the United States in the position of a major power. The writer further argues that World War II was basically a continuation of World War I. There are 8 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Tank Warfare Development

    In five pages the history of tank warfare is examined with a discussion of Armoured Firepower The Development of Tank Armament 1939-45, a 1997 text by Peter Gudgin. Three other sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Heroic Peter Tchaikovsky

    In five pages this research paper discusses Peter Tchaikovsky's life, music, and the influence exerted by his homosexuality. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 18th and 19th Century 'Great Awakenings' in America

    In twelve pages this research paper compares and contrasts the 2 'Great Awakenings' in America during these time periods. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • North America Geography

    In ten pages this paper discusses North America geography in a comparison with South America and includes such topics as culture, natural resources, climate, and physical environment. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Review and Summary of Peter Goldman and Tony Fuller's Charlie Company (What Vietnam Did to Us)

    In five pages this 1983 memoir on soldiers' Vietnam War experiences is summarized, reviewed, and critiqued.

  • The U.S. Civil War: Causes and Implications

    5 pages and 6 sources utilized. This paper provides an overview of the underlying causes of the U.S. Civil War. This paper considers the fact that slavery is the most frequently noted cause of the Civil War, but that there were a number of other economic, social and political issues that impacted the choices of the states to war North against South. This paper considers the conflicts that occurred as early as 1789 and the actions that led to the onset of the Civil War in the 19th century.

  • Japanese Mistake Bombing Pearl Harbor

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses the U.S. long term response to the Pearl Harbor bombing and its impact upon the Japanese. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ride of Paul Revere

    In five pages this research paper examines the Revolutionary War contributions of Paul Revere in a consideration of the inaccuracies of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Paul Revere's Ride by David Hackett Fischer

    In five pages this historical text is summarized and analyzed with the roles of British General Thomas Gage and Paul Revere discussed. There are no other sources listed.

  • A Review of The Shoemaker and the Tea Party by Alfred Young

    In this five page paper the fact that our perception of history changes over time is illustrated with a look back some fifty years in time at George Robert Twelves Hews. Not only does our perception of history change over time it also changes according to the particular account being reviewed. One source is listed.

  • Sitting Bull's Life from Dakota to Wounded Knee

    In five pages this paper discusses the life and death of Sitting Bull which include such topics as his Little Big Horn battle involvement, the Ghost Dance, and the Wild West Show of Buffalo Bill. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • US Slavery History

    In five pages this paper discusses slavery in America in an historical overview that includes its economic impact. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Boundaries of McCarthyism and in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, The Crucible, and Beloved

    This paper examines boundaries that are imposed and crossed within the context of McCarthyism and these literary works in five pages. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Boston Tea Party and an Evaluation of its Significance

    Alfred F. Young's contention that the tea party was the most revolutionary act of that historical decade is presented in this paper consisting of five pages with the conclusion that the Boston Massacre was a more revolutionary act citing that the colonists rather than the British may have been responsible. There are two sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Reconstruction Era Failures and Successes

    In six pages this paper examines the Reconstruction Era success of Maryland and the failure in Tennessee. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Kenneth Stammp's The Era of Reconstruction 1865-1877

    In five pages this paper will examine how there were more similarities than differences in the relationship that existed between the U.S. Civil War and the Reconstruction era which followed within the context of Kenneth Stammp's text.

  • An Examination of Pocahontas

    In this paper containing five pages a biography and controversial aspects of Pocahontas are discussed along with her Jamestown colonial experience, her journey to Europe and premature death. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Comparative View of Salem's Witch Trials

    In five pages this paper contrasts and compares the views of the Salem witch trials presented in Francis Hill's A Delusion of Satan The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials and Bryan F. Le beau's The Story of the Salem Witch Trials. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Red Storm Rising, The Hunt for Red October, and the Cold War

    In five pages this paper examines how the Cold War was depicted by Tom Clancy in his novels Red Storm Rising and The Hunt for Red October. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ending Slavery with the Civil War

    In ten pages this paper examines slavery in a consideration of how the U.S. Civil War was the only way this practice could be ended. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Factors Leading to the Boston Tea Party

    In thirteen pages the factors that culminated in the Boston Tea Party and its aftermath are examined. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Salem Witch Trials and The Crucible by Arthur Miller

    The Salem witch trials and Arthur Miller's play The Crucible are examined in five pages. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's 'Paul Revere's Ride,' Its Inaccuracies, and the Real Paul Revere

    In five pages this research paper examines the Revolutionary War contributions of the real Paul Revere as opposed to the romanticized and inaccurate details of his exploits as featured in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poem. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nineteenth Century America's Rapid Urbanization Causes and Effects

    In eight pages the last portion of the nineteenth century is examined in terms of rapid urbanization, its various causes and effects such as unclean living conditions and urbanization consequences. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Great Britain, Pearl Harbor, and Prior Knowledge of the Japanese Attack

    In twenty pages this paper asserts that British intelligence was aware of the Japanese attack upon Pearl Harbor before it occurred but failed to inform the United States for various reasons tht are considered. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The History and Mission of Tripler Army Medical Center

    This 8 page paper discusses the history of Tripler Army Medical Center, which has been located in Honolulu, Hawaii, for over 50 years. Tripler is one of the main medical facilities in the Pacific, serving patients from an area of over 3 million square miles with a patient base of over 750,000 individuals. In addition to providing medical care, Tripler is also a research facility and a teaching hospital. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Answering Cold War Questions

    In five pages this research paper endeavors to answer such Cold War questions as the reasons for this ideological conflict, the 'hot' spots where wars broke out in a competition for loyalty between the Soviet Union and U.S., events that influenced the superpower relationship, Gorbachev's reforms, and other causes that brought the Cold War to its end. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Civil War and Reconstruction Social Welfare Programs

    In twelve pages this paper examines the foundation of American social welfare programs that was forged during the Civil War and Reconstruction Era. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • David Hackett Fischer's Paul Revere's Ride

    In four pages this text is reviewed in terms of Revere's involvement in the revolution, its military strategies, and of course his celebrated midnight ride. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Civil War and Styles of Reconstruction

    In six pages this paper discusses the periods of presidential reconstruction from 1863 to 1867 and radical or congressional reconstruction from 1867 to 1877 as chronicled in James M. McPherson's Ordeal by Fire The Civil War and Reconstruction. There are no other sources listed.

  • Senator Joseph McCarthy's Trials and The Crucible by Arthur Miller

    The similarities between Sen. Joe McCarthy's communist 'witch hunt' trials and Arthur Miller's play The Crucible are compared in six pages. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 17th and 18th Century America and White Slaves

    White slavery in America during this time period is examined in a paper consisting of eight pages. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Reconstruction Period of American History from 1865 until 1877

    This paper consists of five pages and considers such topics as Abraham Lincoln's, Andrew Johnson's and Congress's plans for Reconstruction, the Military Reconstruction Act, and the successes and failures of these policies and what can be learned from them and this time period. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Discussion of the U.S. Civil War Reconstruction and Recommendations

    In seven pages this paper discusses the U.S. Reconstruction and considers how it went wrong with alternative suggestions proposed. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Unique U.S. Southern State of Louisiana

    In four pages this paper examines how the history of Louisiana fits into the complex puzzle that is the history of the South in a consideration of similarities and differences. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • An Evaluation of the Web Based Curriculum America Dreams

    This 4 page essay analyzes the Library of Congress web site. 1 source is cited.

  • U.S. Nuclear Power Industry and its Historical Development

    In twelve pages the years between 1970 and 1990 are the central focus of this consideration of the U.S. nuclear power industry in an historical development examination that includes reactor research programs, current design of nuclear power plants, the issue of radioactive wasted, licensing extensions, decommissioning, government oversights, and future outlook. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Progressive Era to Present Day Social Welfare Policies

    In nineteen pages this paper examines the important social welfare policies dating back to the Progressive Era and ending with the Welfare Reform Act of 1996. Nineteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried and the Vietnam Draft

    In eight pages the ethics of conscription are examined in a discussion of The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien and a Vietnam War draft reference. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Texas Railroad Commission

    A 5 page overview of the Texas Railroad Commission. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Media and the Administration of President Lyndon B. Johnson

    In twenty two pages this paper considers the U.S. media’s attitudes about President Lyndon B. Johnson and his administration amidst LBJ’s claim that he was treated unfairly with the effects of the Vietnam War, most notably the Tet Offensive, and the Pueblo situation along with the President’s extreme sensitivity regarding coverage of the war are the primary focus. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Religion in the History of Early America

    This 6 page paper traces the influence religion had on the evolution of American society. Bibliography lists 1 source

  • The Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln

    A 7 page overview of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Vietnam, America’s Lost War

    In five pages this paper examines how the United States became involved in Vietnam, how U.S. policymakers failed to understand Vietnam, considers the overall costs of the war, and the parallels that exist between the conflicts in Vietnam and Iraq. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A History of Transportation in Iowa and Its Impact on Iowans

    This 4 page paper examines the development of transportation in this state. Rail transportation in addtion to the devleopment of the Interstate are aspects included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Columbian Exchange

    This 5 page paper discusses the Columbian Exchange and its effects on the people of the New World. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Was the Cold War in Europe Inevitable?

    This 5 page paper examines various sources dealing with the Cold War and argues that scholarship is divided enough that it’s possible to argue the Cold War was not inevitable. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Boston Tea Party

    A 7 page paper answering 5 questions about this event in American history. The covert destruction of 45 tons – 90,000 pounds – of British tea in Boston Harbor on December 16, 1773 did not directly lead to the American Revolution, but it certainly became a contributing factor in perspective if not in economic consequence. In many respects it bears similarity to some of the sentiments rising up in America again today. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Draft Dodging During Vietnam

    This 4 page paper examines the 1960s and how draft dodging was a significant part of the decade. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • The Great Depression and the 2009 Economic Recession

    A 3 page comparison of these two times in history. This paper compares the relative impacts to families and psychological state of mind. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Cold War Civil Rights

    A 3 page review of Mary Dudziak’s Cold War Civil Rights. No additional sources cited.

  • The Cold War: Causes and Ongoing Tensions

    A 5 page overview of the Cold War. This paper discusses the causes of the Cold War, the tensions that existed during this time, and incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis that almost resulted in full-out war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • The Cold War: Causes, Treaties, and Ongoing Tensions

    This 6 page paper traces the root causes of the Cold War all the way back to the Russian Civil War and discusses how the tensions between the US and Russia magnified during the middle war years and World War II. Incidents such as the Cuban Missile Crisis almost resulted in full-out war. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Slavery and the Civil War

    4 pages that examine the relationship between the Civil War and slavery. There are 3 sources.

  • Key Events in Colonial and Native Interactions

    This paper discusses the negative interactions that characterized French, Spanish, and English Interactions with Native Americans. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • Tribal Scars

    In three pages, the importance of tribal scars in Sembene Ousman's Tribal Scars or The Voltaique is discussed. There is no bibilography.

  • Bonaparte and France

    The writer explores Napoleon Bonaparte’s military and political career, and the psychological condition that bears his name. There are ten sources listed in the bibliography of this twenty page paper.

  • British Intervention in “Arab Street”

    The writer examines three articles that discuss international intervention in the Middle East during or at the end of World War I. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Media Misrepresentation of Disaster: The Titanic

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at how the sinking of the Titanic was handled in the media. Cases of mis-reported information are emphasized. Paper uses four sources.

  • Impact of the Black Plague on Chivalry, Feudalism

    This research paper/essay reports on the huge impact that the Black Death had on medieval society, focusing particularly on chivalry and feudalism, mentioning briefly a film, A Knight's Tale, proposing a relationship to this topic. Six pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • Historical and Cultural Differences in Photography and Printing in the East and West

    In a paper of eight pages, the writer examines the development of the photography and print industries in ancient China and Japan, as well as in the west, in Revolutionary France. Critical factors in state control of these industries are explored. Paper uses seven sources.

  • 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.

  • Malaysia and the Rise of Islam

    In a paper of twenty-five pages, the writer looks at Malaysian Islam. The unique state power held by Islam in this nominally democratic society is explored in depth. Paper uses seven sources.

  • Taxes and the Colonies

    The British Parliament levied taxes on the Colonists but the colonists did not believe they were represented in the Parliament, therefore, they should not have taxes levied. One tax led to petitions from both the colonists and the London merchants. That was the Stamp Act. This essay discusses how the phrase came about, what it meant, and the petitions. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Enlivening American History

    This paper reviews the book A Young People's History of the United States. Written by Howard Zinn, this book provides an interesting glimpse into women's roles in society, the Civil Rights movement and key characters like Sojourner Smith, Anne Hutchinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. There are two sources listed in the bibliography of this four page paper.

  • The Political Atmosphere in Paris Spring Summer 1793

    This 3 page paper provides an overview of the major political events and players in France during the spring and summer of 1793. This paper reflects on the period after the execution of Louis XVI and the emerging control of the Jacobins leading up to the execution of Marie-Antoinette in the fall of 1793. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Civil War and Contributions of African American Soldiers

    In a paper of four pages, the writer looks at black soldiers in the Civil War. The experiences of inequality endured by such soldiers are examined. Paper uses three sources.

  • Pearl Harbor Debate, The Issues

    This research paper discusses two controversies that have generated debate, which focus on the attack on Pearl Harbor. The debates that are focused on concern the role of communication failures and whether or not President Franklin Roosevelt had knowledge that the attack would occur before it happened. Nine pages in length, one of which is devoted to an outline, seven sources are cited.

  • Effect of Slavery on US, Medieval European Economies

    This paper pertains to the relationship between economics and slavery in the American South and also in medieval Europe. Eight pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • How the Bubonic Plague Spurred the Renaissance

    This paper argues that the horrors of the black plague, in the end, actually resulted in ripening the conditions that were required for the Renaissance. There are six sources listed in this seven page paper.

  • The South Carolina Colony in the 1800's

    This 3 page paper gives an explanation about the South Carolina Colony in the 1800's. This paper includes issues such as slavery and the 13th Amendment. Bibliography lists 1 source.

 

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