History Essays

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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.