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western civilizations
 
Reformation Events   Explorers   Items of Technology
European Colonies   Battles of WW1 & WW2   Cold War Events
 
us history
 
American Revolution Events & Battles US Civil War Events & Battles   Federal Laws 1900-2000
Battles of WW1 & WW2 Alphabet Soup Agencies of the New Deal Cold War Events
 

 

 

Essay Subject Suggestions

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People You May Not, Under ANY CIRCUMSTANCES, Write Your Paper About. Ever. Seriously.
When in doubt, check your subject choice with Professor Wes!

  • Anybody that was alive after 2000 AD
  • Any and every US president, vice president, Secretary of State or Secretary of Defense
     
  • Alexander the Great
  • Marc Antony (Marcus Antonius)
  • Aristotle
  • Bach, Beethoven or Brahms
  • Willy Brandt
  • Caesar Augustus (Octavian)
  • Julius Caesar
  • Caligula
  • John (Jean) Calvin
  • Charlemagne
  • Winston Churchill
  • Cleopatra
  • Christopher Columbus
  • Copernicus
  • Hernan Cortez
  • Cyrus
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Thomas Edison
  • Charles de Gaulle
  • Ferdinand and/or Isabella
  • Henry Ford
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Galileo
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Johannes Gutenberg
  • Hammurabi
  • Hannibal
  • Henry VII (of England) or any of his wives or children (Edward VI, Mary, Elizabth I)
  • Adolf Hitler
  • Jesus or any of his disciples
  • Joan of Arc
  • Nikita Khrushchev
  • Vladimir Lenin
  • Martin Luther
  • Machiavelli
  • Michelangelo
  • Magellan
  • Karl Marx or Friedrich Engels
  • Mohammed or any of the first 5 caliphs
  • Moses
  • Benito Mussolini
  • Napoleon
  • Nefertiti
  • Nero
  • Isaac Newton
  • George Patton
  • Plato
  • Marco Polo
  • Ptolemy
  • Saladin
  • William Shakespeare
  • Socrates
  • Solomon
  • Josef Stalin
  • Leon Trotsky
  • Tutankhamen
  • Ulrich Zwingli
Renaissance Artists, Playwrights, Poets & Authors You May Not Write About
  • Anne Bacon
  • Francis Bacon
  • Giovanni Bellini
  • Giovanni Boccaccio
  • Hieronymous Bosch
  • Botticelli
  • Miguel de Cervantes
  • Jane Cornwallis
  • Donatello
  • Albrecht Durer
  • Jan van Eyck
  • Marsilio Ficino
  • Giorgione
  • El Greco
  • Jane Lumley
  • Bernardo Luini
  • Niccolo Machiavelli
  • Margaret of Valois
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Michelangelo
  • John Milton
  • Thomas More
  • Marguerite de Navarre
  • Catherine Parr
  • Petrarch
  • Raphael
  • Joao Rodrigues
  • Thomas Sackville
  • Jane Seymour
  • William Shakespeare
  • Edmund Spenser
  • Splinter
  • Titian
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • William of Ockham