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PaperTopic3F09 - one of the following: Dwight Eisenhower...

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History 182W Fall, 2009 Over the course of human history, powerful states have become empires in order to strengthen their own security and enhance the prosperity of their people. Some have argued that, to the extent that one may characterize the United States as an empire during the years after 1950, it has been an unusually peaceful and benign one. They claim that unlike other empires, the United States used persuasion rather than coercion to create a world order in which it could thrive. In a 5-page essay assess the validity of this argument through a careful examination of
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Unformatted text preview: one of the following: Dwight Eisenhower and the New Look John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson and Modernization Richard Nixon and Dtente Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and the end of The Cold War Due Date 7 December 2009 by 5:00 PM This is, of course, the final essay of the semester. You will be expected to demonstrate thoughtful argumentation, logical organization and coherent writing. We will also be evaluating you on how much you have improved over the semester....
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