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  • People Being A Herd
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    Whoso would be a man would be a nonconformist. -Emerson If there is one part of Emerson's philosophy that I subscribe to the most, it is this idea. Few people actually follow their own ideas and decide for themselves what is good and bad, right and wrong, lawful and tyrannical. Most people are like sheep intellectually; who follow the rest of the herd no matter where it goes and what it does. When they are in the herd there is no thought of examining what they are doing, they just act and do lik...
  • Individuals From Every Field Drive History
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    "History is the Essence of Innumerable Biographies" -Thomas Carlyle What drives history Before we answer this question, we must go deeper and answer a more important question: What is history History is, simply, all of the events, ideas, people, and occurrences that have existed in the past. These things have been driven by one common factor: individuals. Although individuals driving history may seem like a rather simple answer, it is the only one that provides no flaws. One such individual who ...
  • Modern Philippine History
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    PRE-SPANISH PHILIPPINES It is believed that the first inhabitants of the Philippines arrived over 300,000 years ago. It is commonly thought that they migrated over a land bridge, which existed at that time, from the Asian mainland. The next known in habitation is when the Negrito or A eta arrived in the islands around 25,000 years ago. However, they were driven back by several waves of immigrants from Indonesia, only to be followed by the maritime peoples of the Malayan islands. Although there i...
  • Important The Study Of History
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    Why History is Important The Study of history is important because we learn from our mistakes, we share a common experience with people that binds us together, our minds store our experiences, and society can build upon past accomplishments. The first, and most significant reason history is important is because we learn from our mistakes. If there were no history then everyone would make the same mistakes over and over. In any job, if you can avoid mistakes you or someone else made in the past t...
  • Few Monuments In My Life
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    Monuments Monuments are a symbol of a significant time in history. Monuments represent life, death, success, and struggle just to name a few. They have become as important to society as the events they represent. They bring history alive to new generations and memories to those who experience them firsthand. Monuments create a bridge between generations. Many parents feel a certain indescribable joyfulness when they see the look in their child's eyes they had went they viewed the same monument. ...
  • Pine Ridge Of Lum And Abner
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    1 Lum and Abner What is the first thing you think of when you here of the 1930's, Amos and Andy or how about Lum and Abner? Lum and Abner weren't really expected to do anything with their lives; they were just having fun trying to make something of them selves. They became two of the most famous people from Polk and Montgomery counties: Chet Lauck- Lum, Norris Goff- Abner, and the history of Lum and Abner. Chester Lauck was born in Alleene, Arkansas, February 2, 1902. (Alleene, Arkansas) (web) H...
  • Idea Of The Traditional Central Cherokee Clan
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    Cherokee Women Although its title says otherwise, this is novel is not a novel that focuses solely on female life. Instead, Cherokee Women rewrites the history of the Cherokee people by placing women in the forefront and by showing how gender affected the Cherokee culture and their relations with Americans. In the process, The da Perdue tells the history of the "most civilized tribe" in terms of continuing traditions. As Perdue demonstrates, the world of Cherokee men and the world of Cherokee wo...
  • My Passion For History
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    It arrived on a Friday afternoon. The idea probably originated somewhere over the Atlantic, off the coast of Africa. It slowly spun its way to the northwest, and the thought finally made landfall in Florida. From there it gained speed and zipped across the eastern seaboard, through South Carolina, over D.C. and up the New Jersey Turnpike. There the idea slowed again, and had been downgraded to a concept by the time it crossed the Hudson. Once across the water it regained speed at the expense of ...
  • Complete History
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    For years and years history's development have been so great, that its amounts never made it complete. Opinions, viewpoints and thoughts expressed by different peoples were never together as one. Politicians, Immigrants, Indians, Women, Farmers, etc. have always had their side of the story, and it has always been either one or the other, either poor or rich, either the winner or the loser. Yet it should be that of both. The world should aim for the completion of the history. Should aim for under...
  • Little Amounts Of Simple Information
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    Our life has changed drastically during 20th century. Many things that were praised and defended before are now forgotten or disregarded. Modern life is unthinkable without computers and thousands of other intricate devices that were of no use before. Contemporary generation grew up in the new informational environment and easily finds common language with all those devices. This makes their parents, who grew up without any of those gadgets, think that their children possess special abilities. B...
  • American History X
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    Trond Haugen A: How the movie American history X has influenced me American history X had a strange effect on me. Usually, movies entertain me as I watch them, but the moment they end, it is over. Everything goes back to the way it is was as I leave the theatre. American history X was not like that. It got stuck in my head, and I kept thinking and evaluating for weeks afterwards. And I still do. In my home country, Norway, there is a strong focus on racial issues. Our people was nearly 100% whit...

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