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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

  • 9 page paper

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.

A 5 page discussion of the political views of these three founding fathers. Suggests that a debate between Washington, in particular, and modern day political scientists would reveal many differences. Although admittedly our government has become considerably more complex over time, Washington would undoubtedly still hold to his viewpoints of limited government powers ...

An 8 page research paper on various sociological concepts concerning race, culture, power, stereotypes, etc; The writer defines relevant terms, provides examples, and then applies them to Stone's "Nesei Daughter"-- a narrative about the poor treatment of Japanese-American families during WWII. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 5 page analysis of the actions by the Russian president, Boris Yeltzin, who dismissed his entire Cabinet in March of 1998. The writer demonstrates that Yeltzin's use of power can be described as Machiavellian in nature and demonstrated many of the principles of the 16th-century political philosopher. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

This 5 page paper looks at the basics of the Texas Constitution, including sovereignty of the people, the republican style of government, separation of powers, the role of the military and the limited form of government which results from the checks and balances incorporated in the constitution. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

A 5 page essay that argues for the powers given the federal government in the Constitution to regulate the states as opposed to the more autonomous semi-country status the states had under the Articles of Confederation. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 4 page research paper which examines the book by Edmund S. Morgan whose basic premise is that Washington's genius lay primarily in his use and understanding of the principles of power. Morgan makes a good case for this argument as he gives insight into Washington's character and the politics that were prevalent during the ...

Separation of Powers

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper provides a sample letter that discusses the separation of powers and Supreme Court decisions in its regard. Several decisions are noted, many of which address matters that arose during the Clinton presidency. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

5 pages in length. A thorough analysis in which the writer offers descriptions of how the advent of mechanization impacted the nature of the society and the detrimental effects it had on much of the population. Specifically, the effect of the power loom is discussed. No additional sources cited.

This 6 page paper looks at the United States Constitution and compares it with the English 'Constitution.' Both forms of government are discussed as well as the balance of power in each nation. Bibliography lists 7 sources

A 10 page paper that analyzes the economic politics behind Stalin and the Bolsheviks, in power during World War II, and how the war affected them. This paper discusses the party ideals, providing statistical information of its success and the resultant devastation of the war based on the West's, including the U.S. sanctions against ...

A 4 page paper which examines what power society should have over an individual as seen in William Lloyd Garrison’s “Declaration of Sentiments of the American Anti-Slavery Convention.” No additional sources cited.

A 6 page paper. Philosophical considerations aside, member states in an international institution do now have the same amount of power. An example involving NATO is used to demonstrate this fact. The paper then discusses the failure of the League of Nations and the success of the United Nations. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page research paper that traces Napoleon Bonaparte's rise to power from a shaky beginning to becoming the military genius he is credited to be. The essay reviews some of the major battles that he won and lost, his reorganization of France and of a great part of Europe, his two exiles and his ...

A 5-page paper that examines the policies of "Reaganomics" and the reasons behind the popularity of the fortieth U.S. President, Ronald Reagan. Discussed is Reagan's rise to popularity and power in politics as well as the accomplishments he achieved during his two terms as President of the United States throughout the 1980s. Bibliography ...

A 12 page paper which examines the origins of its development and concentrates on the critical period between 1970 and 1990. Specifically considered are current reactor research programs, current state of nuclear power plant design, radioactive waste, plant licensing extension, decommissioning, government oversight, and future prospects. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page overview of the rise of the U.S. to international power. The paper begins with the ideals of the forefathers, leading to the inventions rising out of the Industrial Revolution and continuing through World War II (a-bomb), telecommunications, computer technology, military technology and the space program. The paper includes a discussion ...

Franklin & Whitefield

  • 5 page paper

A 5 page research paper that examines the relationship between Benjamin Franklin and George Whitefield, an influential itinerant Anglican preacher who swayed thousands of colonists with his evangelical preaching in the 1740s. The writer demonstrates that Franklin changed his initial position of support for Whitefield and used his skilled pen whenever possible to deflate the ...

In this 7 page research paper, the writer explores the factors that contributed to making the United States a world leader/power between the end Civil War and the beginning of World War I. The primary aspect ofthis success has always been the promotion and fostering of democracy. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 6 page paper on G. Gordon Liddy's involvement with Watergate. The focus is that of defining what it was that Liddy was guilty of. He had powerful people put him in the position of power and the fact that they were equally responsible is illustrated. The general character of Liddy is also described. ...

A 6 page paper that posits that although the constitution framed at the Philadelphia Convention in 1787 is an excellent document, that the framers left a document that continues to pit people against economic rights. Touted as a democracy, individuals do not have true electoral power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 6 page report provides a geopolitical analysis of pre-WWII Germany and the factors that led to the Holocaust. What were the factors that led to the mass consciousness bent on the annihilation of the Jewish people and Hitler's rise to power? Only the most brief overview of one of the most horrendous events ...

Hitler's Rise To Power

  • 6 page paper

6 pages in length. A discussion of Germany during the 1920's and early 1930's - with focus on how economic conditions facilitated Hitler's rise to power. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

This 6 page paper discusses three of the stories told by Yaffa Eliach in "Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust." The three stories illustrate the power of faith and hope to restore the world, even during and after a horror such as the Holocaust. Only one source other than the book itself is cited in ...

In his book Industry and Empire, Eric J. Hobsbawm provides a comprehensive overview of the economic history of the British empire. It is Hobsbawm's contention, though, that even as the conclusion of the Victorian era asserted Great Britain as one of the world's most significant economic powers, the empire itself was beginning a fundamental ...

A 12 page paper discussing the political, ecnomic and cultural aspects of France's rise to world power, and its subsequent fall with the Nazi invasion in 1940. The paper posits that the political influences were continual military losses after substantial successes on the Eurpean continent and internationally; economic factors are related to the introduction of ...

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