• World War 1 Points Peace Cause
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    World War I was a major event in history. It not only affected Europe socially, economically, and politically, but also affected many other areas around the world. One cause of World War I was the alliance system. In 1914, there were two alliances. The Triple Alliances consisted of Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Italy and the Triple Entente consisted of Britain, France, and Russia. It was thought that these alliances would promote peace, but instead one conflict would draw all of the countries in...
  • Book Play Film Characters
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    A MidSummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare was turned into a movie in 1999. Popular celebrities became Shakespearean actors using old English. The play which was once a romantic comedy was transformed by Hollywood into something, well different. The movie version of the book was interesting. The maker had a different point of view in how the film was shot and how the characters acted. The film and the book had some major differences. In Shakespeare's play, he makes the characters Athenian...
  • Critical Analysis Of Hamlet
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    William Shakespeare, a name that has been written in all books of English literature with golden letters. If a poll for the most popular person to have ever lived in this world was to be conducted, I am quite sure that Shakespeare would have no problems in winning it with a landslide. I am very glad, and in fact honored to have gotten the opportunity to analyze a drama written by the most prolific writer in the history of English literature. Hamlet is probably the best known of Shakespeare's wor...
  • Perseus And Greek Myths
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    There have been many heroes in ancient Greece. They are the basis of Greek culture. Most myths in ancient Greece have revolved around these heroes. And most of these heroes had very alike characteristics. They all had special births, noble or common; they all had noble and good hearts, always trying to do the right thing; and they had special abilities and / or supernatural help. I will be zooming in on the adventures of Perseus. Based on the writings of Peter Stillman, I will show the basic ge...
  • Anthrax Bacillus Anthracis Biological Warfare
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    Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) is an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium. The most common victims of anthrax are warm-blooded animals, but it can also infect humans. Anthrax spores can be produced in a powdery form for biological warfare. When inhaled by humans, these particles cause respiratory failure and death within a week. Because anthrax is considered to be a potential agent for use in biological warfare, the Department of Defense (DOD), in 1998, announced it would...
  • Zero Tolerance Howe And Strauss
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    Whether it is from school or home we all are influenced by our surroundings, as well as the people we grow up around, on how well we behave or misbehave. From the book Millennials Rising by Howe and Strauss, the authors state that teens are now choosing the right path of abstinence, no drugs, no drinking, & non violence because of their surrounding environment. In order to prove the authors points I interviewed a young lady who is part of the Millennial Generation. Pinar Akg un is a 20 year old ...
  • Drinking Age Where Should The Line Be Drawn
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    A proposal to decide upon a lower legal drinking age. Summary: The following proposal outlines why the legal drinking age should be lowered from 21 years of age to 18. The proposal will show the purpose of lowering the age, since at the age of 18 people can be tried in courts as adults, be drafted, buy tobacco products or even buy fire arms. Since 18 is the age of most freshman students in college, why should you have to wait three more years to drink legally? Need: Lowering the legal drinking a...
  • Freedom And Government Dependency
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    The tragedy of 9/11/01 shows the path America has been on. The loss of life should not have even happened. This idea that has been put forth by the anti-constitutional / anti -personal responsibility liberal left, that the government is the only one that can take care of us led to those tragic deaths. The American people have been programmed into believing that if a plane is hijacked that the government will negotiate and they will be safe. There is no negotiating with religious fanatics. ...
  • Concept Of Airplanes Important Affect Wing
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    Physics of Airplanes The physics of airplanes is quite complex. This writing will just be going over the basic physics of how airplanes work it will also go through what their roles are today and how important aircrafts are today. In short the main concept of airplanes is the flight. Although there is much more physics to an airplane's flight, this writing will go over the main idea of lift. The main factors that affect the lift are the area of the wing, shape, angle, tilt and speed. These will...
  • The Management Of Colorado River
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    With reference to any large drainage basin you have studied." Describe the challenges represented by peoples attempts to manage the rivers processes" The Colorado River in North America has been managed for a variety of reasons over a long period of time. The Colorado River flows through the USA and Mexico and is also 2250 km long, its source is in the Rocky Mountains. The map below shows the course of the river and shows some important features to do with the river: Management of the Colorado R...
  • Are Athletes Overpaid Money Professional Sports
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    Amazing, ground breaking and shocking." Those are words to describe the inflation in contracts in the world of sports. As player salaries increase higher than gas prices, the quality of the teams is down. It seems as though the only reason professional athletes play is for the money. It's like a race to see who can manage to get the largest amount of money. I believe athletics are only a game, so why should athletes get paid so much? Television stations sometimes try to promote some athletes. T...
  • Big Brother Orwell Winston World
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    1984 is about life in a world where no personal freedoms exist. Winston the main character is a man of 39 whom is not extraordinary in either intelligence or character, but is disgusted with the world he lives in. He works in the Ministry of Truth, a place where history and the truth is rewritten to fit the party's beliefs. Winston is aware of the untruths, because he makes them true. This makes him very upset with the government of Oceania, where Big Brother, a larger than life figure, controls...
  • A Good Role Model
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    It is easy to answer some hard questions such as what does DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) stand for. One who studies in microbiology gets that answer in one second. For some easy questions, where does your character and personality come from? it is hard to answer such easy questions. One needs more time to get the answer. Psychologists may be concerned about one? s childhood period and family environment. The character and personality is under the control of inherited genes but also is influenced ...
  • Symbolic Form Cassirer Myth Sense
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    Ernst Cassirer (1874– 1945) was a Jewish German intellectual historian and philosopher, the originator of the "philosophy of symbolic forms.' After a distinguished teaching career in Germany, he fled the Nazis, first to Oxford, then Goteborg, then finally Yale, which gives an annual series of lectures in philosophy in his honor; he died as a visiting professor at Columbia. Having read and admired his historical works, particularly The Philosophy of the Enlightenment, I was curious about hi...
  • A Refusal To Mourn The Death
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    Death. Even the mere suggestion of the word is able to conjure up visions of dark, grisly impressions and cold, somber moods. The subject of death is neither an appropriate nor amusing subject of conversation among people because of the ill feelings of tragedy and mourning so often associated with it. Through his poetry, Thomas attempts to reverse the common opinions of society on death by using diction and comparisons that offer a new and contented perspective of death and reverences it as an i...
  • Affirmative Action Minority Discrimination Based
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    Affirmative Action: Mend it or End it The act of hiring minority groups in order to "balance out' the employment pool and therefore end discrimination in the workplace is called affirmative action. Many businesses and college campuses today use affirmative action to hire or accept new recruits based on affirmative action laws. These laws cause people from the majority to lose to women and minority races, regardless of qualifications. This form of reverse discrimination that makes distinctions ba...
  • Albrecht Durer Work Time Engraving
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    Albrecht Durer was born in Nurembourg in May 21, 1471. His father, Albrecht Durer was a goldsmith, he had come from Germany to Nurembourg in 1455 and married Barbara Holder. Barbara's father was Albrecht's master. Albrecht was his father's third son. He was named Albrecht because of a family tradition which he has been the third representative so far. Albrecht had three brothers named Laszlo, Albrecht, and Autos. Albrecht was apprenticed to his father at the age of 13. His father introduced him...
  • United States America Western Countries
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    America's Involement In Foreign Affairs Essay, ResearchAmerica's Involement In Foreign Affairs America's Involvement in Foreign Affairs The United States of America is increasingly becoming the "police' of world affairs. Countries now think that if they do something reckless or irresponsible and get themselves into trouble, then America will just bail them out. Although this is not a good way of thinking, most countries are justified in their portrayal of America as the police because of the Uni...
  • Parliamentary Power Parliament Opposition James
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    Before 1640 Parliament Was Not Powerful And Before 1640 Parliament Was Not Powerful And It Did Not Contain An Opposition "Before 1640, parliament was not powerful and it did not contain an opposition'. Discuss. There are two schools of thought concerning parliamentary power and opposition prior to 1640. The older Whig ideal argues that Parliament was indeed powerful, and contained opposition to the government, i. e. the Crown, because a power struggle ensued, while the Revisionist faction denou...
  • Humpback Whales Whale Water Feeding
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    The Humpback Whale To look up into the mountains and see the steam rolling from a mountain stream on a cold winters morning is a beautiful sight. However, to look out over the horizon and see the white spray of salt water coming from the blow of a huge humpback whale is much more exciting sight and a whole lot warmer. The first time I had the opportunity to see the ocean was on a vacation to California, when I was about 15 years old. It was even better than I had dreamed it would be. The differe...