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Varying Definitions of the Civil War

the war, however, women were actually given incentive to expand their role into the typical domain of males. With their men on th...

Syncretism, History and Art

with religion and the general worldview of that of society, it also became more complex, as it began to reflect the philosophical ...

Criminological Theories

theory, control theory and learning theory. The oldest which focuses on biochemistry dates back to 1876 and the newest groups of l...

Review: Critical Examination of Patronage

In 2009, Dominic Bearfield wrote an article that provides a history of the concept of patronage. This article is discussed relativ...

The History of Black America as a Component of American History

5 pages and 3 sources. This paper outlines the different elements of Black American history, with a focus on the significant role...

'Nightmare of History'

In three pages this paper examines the observation by J. Baldwin that James Joyce 'is right about history being a nightmare--But i...

A Political History of Cuba

in 1515. Cubas position in the Caribbean has made it attractive to non-natives for centuries. The Spanish gave it extra at...

The Importance of Women's History

women to the sidelines of history, as insignificant to the progress of humanity. By implication, this view says that women did not...

The Journalist in Combat

The history of reporting in war is the history of telling America's story. This paper explores that history and how the war story ...

Life's Service and Disservice According to Friedrich Nietzsche

lessons. There is an old saying that claims that those who do not learn from history are bound to repeat it. And although most ag...

Disputes and Western Civilization History

the author indicates were very gracious to those they conquered and allowed them the right to still possess their traditions and t...

History of Mexico and Mesoamerican History's Role

across the continent moving throughout what is now the United States and down into what is now Mexico. In regards to his we note t...

California History/Santa Barbara

("Santa Barbara County History"). The founding of Santa Barbara and its original characteristics The next stage of Santa Barbara...

Male Historians and the Challenges of Women's History

social relations formed by them impinged on the lives of Renaissance women in different ways according to their different position...

Childhood and Child Welfare in the Progressive Era by James Marten

This book review is on James Marten's Childhood and Child Welfare in the Progressive Era: A brief history with documents. The over...

Film Festivals and their History

This research paper pertains to the history and development of film festivals and focuses on the specific histories of the festiva...

Basketball History

This research paper presents a short history of basketball that describes how the sport began and then traces the high spots in it...

McWhorter/Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue

Another feature that is unique to English is the way in which English uses the that "-ing thing" (McWhorter 2). In English, the pr...

Overview of Remote Sensing

long time. In the 1800s, "cameras were positioned above the Earths surface in balloons or kites to take oblique aerial photograph...

Middle East Economic Development

politically with the Greco-Roman world under the rule of Constantinople" (History, 2005). The situation didnt change until the 7t...

Western Civilization Research Documents Summarized

on twelve clay tablets. The epic tale is of a Babylonian king, two-thirds god and one-third man. Another key character in the stor...

Randy Roberts and James S. Olson's A Line in the Sand, the Alamo in Blood and Memory

he was God" (6). As each man is introduced by the authors, such as William Barret Travis, the leader of the Texans; Davy Crockett,...

Ballet

of her toes), wearing the bell-shaped white tutu that is, for many, the enduring image of the ballet dancer" (Webb, 2006; 41). ...

Haunted America by Patricia Limerick

people who eventually fought each other had prior history together. "Before whites and Indians would feel inclined to fight each o...

Kupuna and the Hawaiian Culture

play a role in it" (273). As with many schools, and educational institutions around the nation, the Hawaiian schools need a deep...

American History

for farming" (Dawes Act, 2008). II: Frederick Jackson Turner Frederick Jackson Turner was a man who developed a thesis: ...

Policing in the United States and Austria

control. The United States Patriot Act was designed in such a way that it refocused policing processes on federal levels of contr...

The Celts

would put an end to the Etruscan peoples prominence (Who were the Celts?, 2008). It is also believed that shortly thereafter the ...

Women in Caribbean History

women did more than this, and perhaps provided a great deal of the food consumed by families. Figueroa (1996) states that the wome...

The History of Basketball

It was in 1892 that the rules were first developed (Bellis, 2007). At first the ball that was used was a soccer ball and it was es...