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The Role Of Early Roman Women

This 7 page paper critiques an excerpt from a book written by Balsdon that deals with the role of women in early Rome. The writer identifies Balsdon's thesis, then offers specific examples from the text to support the thesis. Bibliography lists 1 source.

The Prince: Do the Ends Justify the Means?

This 5 page paper examines Machiavelli’s The Prince. The thesis of this paper is that the author supports the position that the ends justifies the means. Several parts of the work are quoted and analyzed in support of the thesis. Contemporary examples are used to express Machiavelli’s position and reasons why he might have written the work are touched on as well. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

The Myths Of August By Stewart L. Udall

his 8 page paper discusses the theses contained in Udall's book, The Myths of August: A Personal Exploration of Our Tragic Cold War Affair With the Atom. Udall charges the United States Government with secrecy, with beginning the Atomic Age and denying any responsibility for the thousands of Americans harmed as a result of atomic and nuclear testing. He also states that the reasons given for the bombings in Japan were lies. His theses are analyzed in terms of then and now. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Influence of the Media on the Columbine Gunmen

A 6-page thesis paper that argues the point that the influences of the media, most notably film and music, played a major part in the tragic shooting at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado. Arguments supporting this thesis include the parallels between the 1995 film "The Basketball Diaries" and the method chosen by Klebold and Harris in carrying out their "Trench Coat Mafia" plan of massacre. Also included are references to the music of the German band KMFDM and how these violent lyrics contributed to the mindset of the killers. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Urban Life in Chicago

This 4 page paper supports a thesis that there are certain elements of poor, urban life that are inextricable such as a bad education and deteriorating neighborhoods. The thesis is explored with the help of an article about changes in Chicago housing projects published in the Wall Street Journal. No additional sources cited.

Federal Funding for Housing Projects

This 4 page paper evaluates an article called Losing Hope that focuses on Hope VI, a program involved with funding public housing. The paper focuses on a thesis and how the article both proves and disproves that thesis. No additional sources cited.

Mass and Maneuver in the Battle of Chickamauga

A 5 page discussion of the battle of Chickamauga. The author of this paper presents the thesis that mass and maneuver, coupled with leadership, determined the outcome of this battle. An overview of critical troop movement, accomplishments, and failures is used to support this thesis. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Treating Women as Objects

Based on Two Books: 5 pages. This is an analytical paper with a thesis statement as follows: How and why men in our hierarchical society treat women as objects. In order to prove this thesis statement we will consider two books, The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood and Herland by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Possible Treatments for Schizophrenia

5 pages. This comparative research paper gives a thesis regarding possible treatment for schizophrenia, a discussion of three criteria for these treatments as well as a conclusion that summarizes the major points and reiterates the thesis. Schizophrenia has been known to be treatable using different methods but there is still some controversy as to which treatments might work better than others. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

James Baldwin's 'The Fire Next Time'

This 5 page paper examines James Baldwin's popular work. The thesis of the paper is that the book is just as applicable today as it was in the early sixties. Criticisms of the work and the author are discussed. The symbolic nature of the use of fire in literature and popular culture is also noted. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Mastering the Master Budget - A Management Accounting Analysis

A 25-page paper that presents an overview of the master budget along with a discussion of the advantages and disadvantages involved in its use. Also included is a discussion of the changing world of management accounting and the direction it is predicted to take over the next few years. Bibliography lists 16 sources.

Censorship Fails to Block Undesired Content

In a paper of three pages, the author writes about censorship not being effective is silencing one's opponents. The author of this paper discusses things such as the Streisand effect and current particular issues that support the thesis. There are three sources cited in this paper.

AACN Essentials, FNP/Speaker Notes

This 5 page paper provides the speak notes for power point presentation, khaacn.ppt, which has 15 slides and is on family nurse practitioners (FNPs) and The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN)'s Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Master of Science in Nursing

This 6 page research paper discusses a variety of issues associated with earning a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and nursing leadership. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

AACN Essentials, Master's Prepared FNPs

This 5 page paper provides the speaker notes for a 15 slide PowerPoint presentation, khaacnessfnp.ppt, which discusses the applicability of The Essentials of Master's Education in Nursing, which is a publication of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). Bibliography lists 6 sources.

Pursuing a Masters in Nursing Education

In a paper of four pages, the author writes about studying to get a masters degree in nursing education. The author explains how a nurse may use their experience and knowledge to help benefit potential nursing students. There are four sources cited in this paper.

FNP Advanced Nursing Role

This 3 page research paper examines 2 research articles and 1 opinion piece that pertain to the roles of master's degree prepared family nurse practitioners (FNPs). Bibliography lists 3 sources.


This 3-page paper explains how a master's degree in geographic engineering systems might impact an employee working in business development for a major automobile chain. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Admissions Essay, Andrews University

This 3 page essay provides a student applying for admission to the Master's degree program in School Counseling at Andrews University with an example of how to craft his admissions essay. There is no bibliography.

Project Management Programs - Comparison

A 12 page paper. Project management is an important field in both the public and private sectors. This importance is evidenced by the fact that there are so many college/university programs specifically for project management. With an emphasis on the United Kingdom, more than 8 programs for masters degrees or certificates in project management are described. These include three in the U.S. and the rest either Online or in the UK. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Sir Phillip Sidney's Sonnet #31

The sonnet is a type of poetic form that was extremely popular in Elizabethan and Victorian England. Sir Phillip Sidney was a courtier just prior to Shakespeare who was one of the first to popularize the sonnet. He was an instigator in form and a master of metaphor. This 5 page paper explores number 31 in the sonnet cycle of Astrophil and Stella. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

Ideologies of Modernism and Postmodernism Represented in Works of Pablo Picasso and Banksy

In eight pages this paper discusses how the ideologies of modernism and postmodernism are represented by the masters of cubism and graffiti art forms, with “Family of Saltimbanques,” “Les Desmoiselles d’Avignon,” and “Guernica” among the works examined. Twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

Masters in Geography/GIS

A 3 page research paper that discusses the the role that a master's degree in Geography/GIS plays for a government employee or an educator in GIS. The topic of GIS is defined and the particular are described. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Rococo Style

The Rococo period of the early eighteenth century is generally associated with opulence and frivolity. It is often passed over as 'the period between the baroque and the Modern'. It is seldom given it's rightful place in history as a productive era of great masters in all of the arts. It was the era of Tchaikovsky and the vaulted music of this master matches the atmosphere of the era. This 13 page paper argues that embellishments of the Rococo style were added to existing structures in order to give a sense of ownership to the past and to render a feeling of hope for the future. To say that the Rococo style was 'frivolous' is to do deep disservice to those who lived during the period and to discount the importance of their daily lives in the context of history. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

Nigerian Independence

African nations have had an interesting, colorful and often chaotic history since obtaining independence from their colonial 'masters'. Nigeria is certainly no exception. This 11 page paper provides an overview of the factors that influenced Nigeria's social and political history. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

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