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  • War Between Serbia And Austria Hungary
    600 words
    WWI Causes World War I, a war that started out locally in Europe between Austria-Hungary and Serbia that later ended up including thirty two different nations. This war has been around for almost a century and yet the causes of it are still being debated. There are many different scenarios that have been considered. Some of the key reasons that were believed to have instigated WWI were nationalism, imperialism, militarism, and an arrangement of treaties. Also the assassination of Archduke Franz ...
  • Nation
    279 words
    Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this contenant a new nation conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war testing weather that nation or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. We are met on a great battlefield of that war. We have come to dedicate a portion of that field as a final resting-place for those WHO HERE gave the lives that that nation might live. It is all tog...
  • Same Year Norman Manley's Eldest Son
    720 words
    Biography of Norman Washington Manley Norman Washington Manley was born in Roborough, Manchester, on July 4, 1839. He was the son of Margaret and Thomas Albert Manley. He attended Beckford & Smith High school. Since his youth, Norman Manley began to show hints of greatness when it came to sports and intelligence, hints which manifested themselves when Norman Manley attended Jamaica College. Norman Manley set records and gained national attention in the area of Track and Field and later as the Ja...
  • Icy South Rim Of The Grand Canyon
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    Ruining The Grand Places.".. It is apparent, then, that we cannot decide the question of development versus preservation by a simple referral to holy writ or an attempt to guess the intention of the founding fathers; we must make up our own minds and decide for ourselves what the national parks should be and what purpose they should serve". -Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire.".. The difference between the present reservoir, with its silent sterile shores and debris-choked side canyons, and the orig...
  • Terrain Of Arlington National Cemetery
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    Arlington National Cemetery As the birds are singing their sweet melody, the terrain of Arlington National Cemetery is filled with sadness. Although the brilliant rays of sun are shinning through the thick colossal treetops, there is a chill in the air. While watching the mourners, the feeling of their sorrows is all too real. Thousands of headstones in the far distance create magnificent mazes against the horizon. The immense land has very little room to spare as it is overflowing with graves o...
  • Influence Over The Affairs Of Lesser States
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    In 1968, the Soviet Union along with several Warsaw Pact allies invaded Czechoslovakia with the intention of re-establishing a full communist government. The reason for the invasion was mainly due to "Prague Spring" - the period of great hope for the Czech people led by the reform movement against the hard-line policies of the Czech and Soviet governments. The main justification given by Soviet Premier Brezhnev regarding the attack was that the USSR, a communist nation itself, had an obligation ...
  • Dwight Eisenhower
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    Myself: Now and Five Years Ago What it takes to make a man great is his foundation, training, and drive for the dreams that his mind ponders. Greatness is a term not often used with a name of one human being. Dwight Eisenhower is a great man, and I use that term in the most noble way. He was a man formed by his country like an artist forms a piece of clay. He was molded and fired for strength, but his inner soul has more meaning, such as a piece of Greek Sculpture that has been around for centur...
  • Potential For Conflicts Between Towns And States
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    After a millennium of conflict and war what chance of a millennium of peace Some ten millennia ago civilization emerged in the Middle East, as the people of that area learned to till the earth and grow crops, thus opening the way to the ownership of land and the accumulation of wealth, and also to population growth and urban settlement. This new way of life created the potential for conflicts between towns and states and, later, between empires. This civilization brought warfare in its train. Wh...
  • Nation
    307 words
    Disaster in Bangladesh It seems that our country is in dire straits now following this unimaginable disaster. All roads have been flooded, the water supply is tainted, and food is becoming scarce. To help ease the suffering it is up to us, the government to try to enlist help for the relief efforts. Seeing as our nation lacks adequate funds to solve this problem by ourselves, we need to appeal to our neighbors and the major world powers. This flood is a disaster of gigantic proportions and how w...
  • Great Nation
    287 words
    they have been serious talk about our nascent democracy in my country that is nigeria, the most populous black nation on the planet earth and the biggest nation if not in africa atleast in western african sub-region, we are a new democracy and we are still leaning what it takes to be a strong democratic country like the united a tates but of course it will take us a while to be like that but we " ll definitely get there. As far as the rest of the world is concerned they can just leave this creep...

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