History Essays

Death Penalty Should be Abolished from our Judicial System

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The article shows that the states are broken, and the money that we are spending

on trials to punish criminals to death penalty should be used in prevention. If you

compare the costs of the process and the effects, USA should abolish the death penalty

from our Judicial System.

The Affect of the Afghanistan Economy on Women

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This paper examines the effect of the state of the economy of Afghanistan on the women in society.

Fascism & Mussolini

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Examines Italian fascism & life of dictator & argues that he was not true fascist but only power-driven opportunist.

The Politicial Use of the Church under Elizabeth I and James I

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The paper examines the relationship between Crown and Church from the appointment of Archbishop Grindal in 1576 to the death of Archbishop Bancroft in 1610.

Women in the Progressive Era

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The history of women suffrage before and up to the Progressive Era (1860-1920) and their attempt to achieve equality.

Claudius’ Conquest of Britain

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Historical, cultural, political & military background to Roman Empire’s expansion into Britain.

Civil Society In China & Europe

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Compares evolution, theories & practices, focusing on Chinese protests & reforms since late 1980s, roles & power of state & citizens, mass movements, leadership, religion, economics.

Armenian Genocide

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Ethical, ethnic, political, historical, religious & global causes & consequences of Ottoman Turkish slaughter from end of 19th Cent. to WWI.

The Stalin Note of 1952

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An examination of the build up of events towards Stalin’s note of 1952.

David Glasgow Farragut

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Life & career of U.S. Navy’s first rear admiral & hero of Civil War.

A Deconstruction of Shell’s Representation of the Ogoni Issue

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A critical reading of Shell’s Nigeria website and an examination of the reality behind their attempt at corporate ‘green-washing’.

California Proposition 187

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An analysis of Proposition 187 and how the voters of California decided on this amendment to the California Constitution.

Feudalism and Manorialism

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This paper is concerned with the problem of whether feudalism and manorialism helped make post-Carolingian western Europe a more stable and peaceful place than it otherwise would have been.

Parthia, Armenia & Rome

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Political, economic & military conditions of 1st Cent. A.D. nations, inter-relationships, leadership.

The Lost Colony of Roanoke

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A study of the origin and history of Roanoke Island, the first English attempt at an American colony.

Contributions of Alexander Graham Bell

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An analysis of Alexander Graham Bell, his period of rapid change and contributions to the revolutionary world.

Monarchies

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This paper is about the early European monarchies in Spain, France and England. The author examines the idea of ruling with fear in contrast to ruling with love.

Railroads

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Role of railroads in the nation’s economic, social, business, transportation, communication & technological evolution and development.

The Great Cat Massacre: and Other Episodes In French Cultural History

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This paper is a review of Robert Darnton’s book on French cultural history.

Before the Civil War

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A look at the American economy and society before the Civil War and the factors leading up to the war.

Quakerism in the 17th and 18th Centuries

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An examination of Quakerism and assimilation into American society.

The Gold Rush in Australia of the 1850s

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A look at the causes and effects of the gold rush in Australia.

History of the Colt Revolver

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A history of the colt revolver, as well as a short biography of Samuel Colt.

The Power of Elizabethan Parliaments

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An analysis of whether Elizabethan parliaments were only used or ignored by the Queen or Privy Council at will.

Rural-Urban Conflicts in Western Asia from 1100 to 1700

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Social, economic, political, religious, agricultural & military unrest caused by decline of central power of dynasty.