Category Archives: History

Equal Pay & Paycheck Fairness Act: Good research topics

With the failure to pass the Paycheck Fairness Act and the recent recognition of Equal Pay Day, a good research paper topic might be to discuss the sociology, politics or economics of equal pay for equal work. In the United …

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Science and technology latest: Ships, smartphones, and lunar eclipses

This week in trending news, science and technology have been making headlines on topics from the lunar eclipse and this year’s blood moon frequency, plans by NASA and Lockheed to launch a robotic spacecraft in 2016, the Navy’s christening of …

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Dido Elizabeth Belle’s true story told in Belle movie

In 2013, two award-winning films highlighted the black historical experience in America. Chiwetel Ejiofor played Solomon Northup, a free man from upstate New York who is sold into slavery, in the Oscar award winning 12 Years a Slave. In director …

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Muppets Most Wanted: Perfect film studies research topic

The Muppets have been around since the 1950s, and they became household icons in 1976, when The Muppet Show hit the air. Follow that with feature films, Webby-award winning YouTube videos, and a return to feature films with 2011′s The …

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History topic: Ukraine vs. Russia in the Crimean Peninsula

The history in the Crimean Peninsula has long been aligned along a Ukraine vs. Russia fault line. Although Russia and the Ukraine have much in common culturally and were united as one country for more than three hundred years, the …

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The Malaysia Airlines plane—college research topic in aviation history

While air travel is safer than hitting the road in a car, there is always a risk of aircraft crashes. What is more unusual and shocking are the missing planes found throughout aviation history. The most recent disappearance of the …

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Monuments Men movie: Art history topic for research paper

The recent Monuments Men movie starring George Clooney and Matt Damon, based on the book by Robert M. Edsel, is remarkably accurate for a Hollywood production. Many of the characters and locations were based on real people and places. For …

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How to research topics in women’s history

Women’s history is a relatively new academic branch, so finding the right resources when you’re pursuing good research paper topics in the field can be important. Whether you’re researching famous women in history, famous black women or women of color, …

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Pompeii movie: Research paper topics on Roman conquest, festivals and an angry volcano

Consider the new movie Pompeii as a source for good research paper topics. The sword-and-sandal spectacular is filled with gladiators, conquered Celts, horse whisperers, corrupt senators, forbidden love and an angry mountain god. You can consult some of the best …

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UAW loss in Tennessee—College student research on today’s organized labor unions

The need for labor unions today, as well as what purpose they serve, has been called into question in recent years. There has been a strong decline in the power and size of organized labor groups during the latter part …

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