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Treaty of Versailles

I have been assigned Part 2-3 of the Treaty of Versailles. Write a consolidated summary of the original treaty text provisions/wording that you think should have been done differently so as NOT to provide the catalyst for another war. A copy of the treaty can be found here: Treaty of Versailles: http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/aval

Napoleon Bonaparte's Exile to St. Helena

This posting gives information about Napoleon that could be used as defense arguments against sending him to St. Helena but rather back to Elba after he initially escaped.

This posting offers evidence to keep Napoleon from being shipped to St. Helena.

This solution reiterates a hypothetical scenario: Congress of Vienna and the People of Europe vs. Napoleon Bonaparte?case number 1815, held from September 1, 1814, to June 9, 1815, nine days before Bonaparte's final defeat at Waterloo. The Congress was attended by ambassadors from the major European powers, and its charter was t

What could had Louis XVI done to save his head?

When looking at the French Revolution through the convenient lens of 20/20 hindsight, we are generally left with the impression that the juggernaut of events that preceded and followed the storming of the Bastille could have all been avoided if Louis XVI had just made the effort to listen to his people and assert himself as a le

Changes in the American economy after WWII are noted.

This job also overviews the ideology of the Cold War and its relation to the breakdown of wartime alliances after the end of WWII. American Cold War policies and practices in international relations in the late 1940s to the mid-1950s are also cited.

Social protest movements in Venezuela

Research the types of social protest movements in Venezuela. Possible types of protest include environmental, feminist, peasant, labor, minority, indigenous, and religious protest, Focus on examples of social protest, not social revolutions or general political history. 1. Your essay should discuss specific examples of socia

Why Brazilians do not discriminate

A summary of why there is the myth that Brazil is a country that does not discriminate. I have sources already, need more of a argument for ideas for a research paper.

Racial democracy in Brazil is a myth according to many Afro-Brazilian scholars. This claim is also supported by studies of poverty and distribution of wealth along ethnic lines. This brief resource guide provides some key theories and scholarly sources that aim to prove that racial equality in Brazil is an illusion dispelled by extensive studies that show most of the poor are of African descent, while the wealthy are predominately of European descent.

A few theories that could be expanded to "prove" the idea of racial democracy in Brazil as a myth: -- Economic poverty and skin color are correlated in Brazil's 2000 census results (Available at: www.ibge.gov.br /home /estatistica/ populacao/censo2000/ populacao/religiao_Censo2000.pdf). If you read comparisons of the previo

Iraq Religious Instability

Can someone explain to me in general terms specifically why is their so much turmoil between the Sunnis, Shi'ites, and Kurds living in Iraq. Here's what I would like to have as a breakdown/format for whomever decides to answer these questions. Please answer these questions so that I can have a better understanding of what's

Roman History

Please explain to our study group how Christianity related to other religious phenomena of the Roman Empire?

Mechanized Warfare - Inter-War Period or WWII

1. What are some lessons learned regarding the introduction of the tank and/or the concept of mechanized warfare during WWI, the Inter-War Period, or WWII? Note: Please ensure you stay within the WWI - WWII time period. Please be short but relevant. Provide some good reasons on why there were important and the critical lesso

Brazil Social Protest Movements

Research the types of social protest movements in your selected country. Possible types of protest include environmental, feminist, peasant, labor, minority, indigenous, and religious protest, although not every nation will have experienced every type of protest in its history. Focus on examples of social protest, not social rev

Early Roman History

Please help our group with the following question: 1. In 140 BC Rome was a Republic but by 31 BC it had become something that was fought over and seized by rival generals and their armies. Can you help us explain the steps that led to this development and the causes of this change? Thanks for helping us.

Early Roman History

Please explain to me why it was so difficult for Rome, which had a city-state constitution, to run an empire?

Operation Pointblank vs. Strategic Bombing

1. In what ways did Operation Pointblank differ from Douhet's concept of strategic bombing? 2. What affect did bombing have on German morale? 3. Was the idea of area bombing making a virtue of a necessity? Why or why not? 4. Why did Eighth US Air Force go into World War II without sufficient escort fighters? 5. Was

The Weimar Republic in Germany

Please help answer the following problems. What was the Weimar Republic? When and why did it come to power in Germany? What problems did it face? How long did it last? These questions are considered.

A book overview is included.

A review of "Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict", Third Edition, by Charles D. Smith (St. Martin's Press, 1988, 1996), 308. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the content of the book and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

Insights into this book are given.

A review of "The Middle East: A History", by Sydney Nettleton Fisher (2nd Edition, 1968), xiv, 640. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the book's content and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

A book talk is listed.

A review of "Islam and Politics", 4th ed, by John L. Esposito (Syracuse University Press, 1984, 1998), Xv, 393. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson summarizes the books content and analyzes the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.

"Saladin" by Geoffrey Hindley (Barnes and Noble, 1976)

Full book review of "Saladin", by Geoffrey Hindley (Barnes and Noble, 1976), xv, 208. Review by Dr. Paul-Thomas Ferguson. In this review, Dr. Ferguson presents a detailed summary of the book and an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the author's arguments.