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A 5 page overview of the problems which confronted the United States in the years following the end of the Civil War. This paper emphasizes the process which occurred in regard to the reinstatement of statehood to those states who had seceded from the Union. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

A 3 page essay that examines Stephen B. Oates' biography of John Brown, The Purge This land with Blood (1984). In his prologue to his biography of John Brown, Oates points out that John Brown, the abolitionist who led the ill-fated raid on Harper's Ferry in order to instigate a slave insurrection, has been characterized ...

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 ...

A 3 page essay discussing Edward's focus on the ecclesiastical vs. Franklin's focus on the individual. The paper compares the two's viewpoint and successes as depicted in each man's biography.

This 6 page research paper discusses The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, which chronicles America's ultimate 'Renaissance Man's' life from his birth in 1706 until 1757. Specifically considered is how Franklin's life represents the 'great American success story.' Bibliography lists 1 source.

This 5 page report discusses the writings of two great Americans from the 18th century -- the relatively unknown John Woolman and the very well-known Ben Franklin. Each offered important insight regarding morality, business, and morality in business. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

(5 pp) Benjamin Franklin was a successful American of many accomplishments in many different areas. It would be easier to attribute his success to birth right, such as rank and wealth, but Franklin was the youngest of seventeen, and indentured to his brother at an early age as a printer. Did he ...

A 5 page essay that analyzes the Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin in regards to the how Franklin embodied the American Dream. The writer also examines how Franklin can be seen as a model for the ideal eighteenth century man and, also, how his memoirs contributed to the concept of an American character. Bibliography lists 2 ...

A 4 page essay that argues that Benjamin Franklin's autobiography offers readers insight into the eighteenth century. In his introduction to Benjamin Franklin's autobiography, Louis P. Masur comments that the text gives the reader insight into understanding the social context of the eighteenth century (2003, p. 7). Examination of Franklin's text shows that Masur's assessment ...

A 5 page analysis of 'No Ordinary Time' by Doris Kearns Goodwin. This Pulitzer Prize biography presents the reader with new insight into the love between Franklin Deleano (FDR) and Eleanor Roosevelt and their lives during World War II. No additional sources cited.

A 5 page discussion and review of Allan Bullock's biography of the person who would come to be known as the 20th century's most evil individual. The book examines Hitler's reign in terms of political theory and ideology -- outlining how he represented a definitive example genuine tyranny. No Bibliography or additional sources used.

A 3 page book review of John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning history text Profiles in Courage. The writer briefly examines three of the biographies covered in the book, before offering a personal evaluation. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

An 8 page paper that begins with a short biography of Frederick’s early life. The paper discusses military victories, Frederick’s musical accomplishments, Frederick II as a statesman and his contributions to Europe. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 6 page biography of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Nelson (1792-1873). The paper is mostly a detailed discussion of Nelson's time serving the Court and the major decisions in which he was involved. Included among these was The Prize Case of 1863, the Siren Case, Ex parte Vallandigham, ex parte Milligan, and Georgia v. ...

This 11 page paper discusses and gives an indepth look at the biographies of Matthew Brady and Alexander Gardner and their Civil War photographs. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

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 and what it can teach ...

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 ...

John C. Calhoun

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Irving Bartlett's John C. Calhoun A Biography is discussed in this 9 page paper that focuses on military and southern culture. Various concepts are brought up in the analysis including whether or not cultural influence is an excuse for behavior. No additional sources cited.

William Poundstone's Prisoner's Dilemma is a philosophical biography of the mathemetician, John von Neumann. Owing to his history and circumstances, Von Neumann was a staunch believer in the Nazi threat and, later, the threat of communism. He believed that if using the hydrogen bomb would stop the spread of those particular political regimes, ...

A 5 page paper examining the lack of information management infrastructure as a factor contributing to the vastly uneven growth of the economy before its financial collapse in 1998. Many individual businesses were well equipped with the technological standards of business today, but they were concentrated in only a few major industries. All ...

A 10 page paper discussing the economy-building activities of one of the Gulf states. The Sultanate of Oman is a small country nearly equating in land mass to the US state of Kansas, bordering Saudi Arabia on the East. Sultan Qaboos bin Said determined shortly after coming to power in 1970 that Oman's ...

A 10 page research paper, which also includes a short abstract, that details the life and criminal career of Charles "Lucky" Luciano, a criminal genius who succeeded in reshaping the Mafia in the US from a "clan-based, haphazard crime organization" into a something more closely resembling a streamlined "corporation" (Rigby, 1999, p. 108). This ...

5 pages in length. The writer discusses how the lessons of Vietnam, especially in a world no longer dominated by the Cold War but in which the forces of nationalism and social revolution remain very powerful, speak to the perpetual need for political power, no matter how much of a strain that might be ...

This 6 page report discusses VanDeMark’s 1991 book that tells about the decisions and actions that increased American involvement in the Vietnam war between 1964 and 1968. VanDeMark shows how Johnson’s advisors were undeniably “hawks” who were determined to increase U.S. involvement in the tiny Southeast Asian nation to “prevent” the communists from gaining any ...

5 pages in length. The writer discusses the extent to which the Allied powers knew of the Nazi's policy against Jews and why they did not intervene. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

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