Mississippi Delta Blues
Discusses the history and tradition of Mississippi Delta blues. Includes interview with a blues musician.
Human History in 1450
Describes critical differences in human development in North America and Europe as of 1450.
Huckleberry Finn and Local Color
This paper considers Twain's knowledge of local color and regional theory as it pertains to the Mississippi River Valley in Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Controversial aspects of the novel.
An analysis of the doctrine of Manifest Destiny that drove Westward Expansion in the 1900s United States is provided in essay format. Views of U.S. leaders that more territory was needed.
Trail of Tears
The history of the "trail of tears" in which Cherokees were removed from their native Appalachia and forced to relocate to the harsh plains of Oklahoma. Treaties broken by the U.S. government.