Academic Papers on U.S. History

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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.

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 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. ...

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.

A 14 page paper. Lieutenant General Harold (Hal) G. Moore led the first major American battle in Vietnam. He was a Lieutenant Colonel at the time. Moore’s 450 troops fought against 2,000 well-trained North Vietnamese troops for three days with constant artillery being fired. This essay provides brief biography of Moore, his military career, ...

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 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.

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.

William Seward

  • 9 page paper

A 9 page research paper that argus the thesis that William Henry Seward, Lincoln's Secretary of State, greatly aided the Union victory because he helped to prevent the one development that could have conceivably led to a Confederate victory during the Civil War, which was the involvement of a foreign power as a Confederate ally. ...

A 5 page book report on the book 'Partners in Power' by Roger Morris. The paper focuses on how Morris feels about Bill and Hillary Clinton and why he seems to feel that Clinton is a cheat, a thief, and a liar. No additional sources cited.

9 pages analyzing ex-President George Bush's decision to enter the Persian Gulf Conflict. Focuses on his misuse of Presidential power. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

Women in Religion

  • 11 page paper

This 11 page paper explores the obstacles women faced in the Christian church during the nineteenth century and similar problems they live with in America today. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

5 pages in length. Native American culture revolves around spirituality and religion; therefore, it is not surprising to find that their strong religious beliefs had a great influence upon how their social structure was established. Incorporating concepts of holy associations, as well as that of political intervention, Native American social structure was substantially ...

In thirteen pages pages this paper examines the European immigrant experiences in America during this period, with the emphasis upon the importance of religion and work in relocation. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

This 3 page paper traces the development of the Mormon religion from its beginning in New York State to its final settlement in Utah. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

A 12 page research paper describing events leading up to and following the Japanese Internment during World War II. Focus of the paper is the question: was this an immoral or legal act? Conclusion: Definitely not with evidence to prove it. Extensive bibliography is included.

This 10 page paper provides the details of the act along with a discussion on immigration in general. Also included is a look at whether or not the act has done any good. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

A 4 page paper on the grants of vacant land given by the U.S. Federal government to make improvements during the last half of the19th century. Included in the discussion is the first Morill Act which helped build up railroads from 1850 through 1871 and also the Second Morill Act (end of the nineteenth century) ...

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