This paper examines the impact of the machine gun during the American Civil War. The invention of the first machine gun, the 'Gatling Gun' is discussed. 4.5 pgs. 9 f/c. 3b.
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Filename: 1523 Machine Gun.doc
2.1920 The Battle of Omdurman and the Maxim Gun.
This paper traces the history of the Maxim Gun and its inventor Hiram Maxim. The paper highlights the great influence the Maxim Gun had on the victory at Omdurman. The paper illustrates how most other wars were won by the skill and bravery of the soldiers but in this case the war was attributed to the Maxim Gun. 6 pgs. 14 f/c. 8b.
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Filename: 1920 Maxim Gun.doc
3.2112 The History of the United States Army Military Police Corps.
12 pgs. 22 f/c. 11b.
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Filename: 2112 US Army Police.doc
4.2689 The Navy Seals.
This paper will cover some of the more important facts concerning the Navy SEALS, and also some of the recent issues that are related to this group. This paper will focus upon the uses of the Navy Seals historically, and currently. There will also be mention of some of the controversies that have recently been associated with this very small, elite military organization. They include: the large number of impersonations of the Seals, the issue of women in the group, and the accusations of highly inappropriate behavior during the Vietnam War. 7 pgs. 6 f/c. 5b.
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Filename: 2689 Navy Seals.doc
5.2719 The 'Bank Wars' of the Late 1820s and Early 1830s.
This paper will highlight what the state of the centralist/de-centralist debate was during the volatile 1830s. This will necessitate a focus on the politics and policies of President Andrew Jackson, widely remembered as one of the most controversial presidents of the country. In the final analysis, it will be clear that the decade Jackson coined as the period of the "Bank Wars" established many of the characteristics of the modern banking system in the US. 12 pgs. 22 f/c. 4b.
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Filename: 2719 American Bank Wars.doc
6.2827 The Struggle for the Power to Make War Lessons of the War Powers Resolution.
This paper describes the War Powers Act and explains what specific actions and events led to the need for its creation. 16 pgs. 39 f/c. 14b.
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Filename: 2827 War Powers Resolution.doc
7.3801 Ronald Powaski's "Return to Armageddon".
This paper discusses the evolution of U.S. land based missile forces in the context of Ronald Powaski's "Return to Armageddon: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race, 1981-1999". The paper focuses on how the negotiations involving the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, the Strategic Arms Reduction treaties, and the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty, all affected U.S. nuclear armaments. In the end, even though American land based missile forces have been reduced due to these treaties, the threat of nuclear war remains. 5 pgs. Bibliography lists 1 source.