Research Papers on Historical Figures

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  • Methodology of Anna Julia Cooper

    This research paper, first of all, introduces Cooper as an African American educator during the late nineteenth/early twentieth centuries and then briefly describes her methodology of teaching. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Biography of Harriet Tubman

    In seven pages Harriet Tubman is considered in a biographical profile that also features two pages of various quotes from and about her. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • African American Folklore, Quilts and Tubman

    This paper pertains to the Underground Railroad, Harriet Tubman and the function of quilt patterns. Five pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness and Racism

    This research paper addresses Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness (1901) argues that this novel supports the racism attitudes of this era. The writer argues that the context of the novel portrays Africans as primitive while Europeans are portrayed as civilized, even though the African environement is pictured as bringing out the darkness within even Europeans. This seven page paper ahs eight sources in the bibliography.

  • Slavery Abolition in England

    In five pages the antislavery movement is examined in a consideration of British citizen participation. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Ennis Cosby Murder and Culture Conflict

    In nine pages the impact of culture conflict is assessed within the context of the murder of entertainer Bill Cosby's son Ennis. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Websites on Black History and Information Verification

    In five pages this paper examines black history websites in a comparison and contrast including Runoko Rashidi articles on the History Notes website including 'The Moors in Europe' and 'Ancient Africa and Early Rome.' Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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.

  • Analysis of "I Have a Dream" Speech by Martin Luther King

    This paper offers a rhetorical analysis of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr's famous speech, "I have a Dream." The writer draws on Kenneth Burke's Theory of Dramatism in crafting this analysis. Eight pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass and Slave System Logic Logic

    In five pages this paper examines the construction of a logical system within the context of slavery as described in Frederick Douglass' autobiographical narrative. There are no other sources listed.

  • Obama and a Story of Race

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects on the autobiography about Barack Obama's childhood and his development. The author considers the impacts of Obama's story to an interpretation of social and racial messages. There are two sources.

  • Cesar Chavez's Life and United Farmworkers' Activism

    In 6 pages this paper examines Cesar Chavez's life, achievements, and his unwavering support of migrant farmworkers through a policy of nonviolence. There are 5 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Social Change and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Arguments

    In five pages this paper examines how Martin Luther King Jr.'s arguments predicted social change as they appear in Why We Can't Wait and Where Do We Go from Here? Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Rosa Parks

    A 4 page paper on Rosa Parks. Bibliography lists 2 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.

  • Comparison of Martin Luther King and Malcolm X

    In five pages this paper considers racial issues and the 1960s in making the argument that the similarities that existed between these two black leaders were more numerous than their differences were. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparison of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr.

    In five pages this paper compares the lives and social contributions of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Maya Angelou: Her Works and Her Life

    This 5 page paper discusses Maya Angelou’s life and four of her poems, and argues that many of the things that happened to her in her life are expressed through her poetry. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Phenomenal Oprah Winfrey

    In three pages this paper examines the phenomenal Oprah Winfrey. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Source Comparisons on the Subject of Malcolm X

    In eight pages this paper compares Malcolm X's autobiography with William Strickland's Malcolm X Make It Plain in terms of similarities and differences.

  • Thurgood Marshall and Brown v. Board of Education

    This 7 page paper is a first-person exercise, written as if Thurgood Marshall were the author, in which he writes about himself and the Brown v. Board of Education decision that ended segregation. There are 7 sources listed in the bibliography.

 

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