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  • Looking


    To do or not to do, that is the question. Like everyone else, people in positions of power have jobs or duties they must perform in their everyday lives. In many cases, people with power come across choices in which they are obliged to fulfill and those in which they believe or know is right. We find these truths because of our societal duties, professions, or just because of our good nature, but there’s still

    Essay Length: 3,030 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Anna
  • Los Angeles Olympics

    Los Angeles Olympics

    In 1923 the Olympic Organizing Committee for the United States as well as the entire nation was ecstatic to hear from the IOC that Los Angeles had won their bid to host the 1932 Summer Olympic Games. Construction was already completed on the main stadium, where the opening and closing ceremonies were set to take place in less than a decade. However, excitement soon gave way to panic and frustration as the New York Stock

    Essay Length: 1,985 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Loss in the American West

    Loss in the American West

    Chanda Cooper Comp Since the very beginning of time when mankind first banded together for hunting gathering humans have searched for an eden, shangrila, what we would consider an ideal society. Many societies have managed to flourish for many centruies, but they have always had created tragic flaws that allowed their social structre to rot from the inside out, as well as everyday economic, and social differences that led to their eventual downfall. I believe

    Essay Length: 647 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Loss of Innocence 1880-1914

    Loss of Innocence 1880-1914

    The loss of innocence: 1880-1914 Brian Lee and Robert Reinders Forces of change: The machine and the city Innocence, it could be argued, is a state of mind which prefigures dual feelings of loss and guilt. Thus childhood is a period of innocence; to become adult is to sin and lose innocence. Primitives are often considered innocents dwelling in a pre-lapsarian Eden close to the divinity of Nature, but Western man with his sense of

    Essay Length: 5,455 Words / 22 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Lost


    Creative Writing Block 3 Interior Monologue Here he comes, my wearer! Oh who am I fooling? He never chooses us. After all, the Doc Martins are his favorite, and why shouldn’t they be, it’s the newest trend..blah blah blah! Why would ANYONE choose me, I’m all faded, a sad sort of red, not to mention the warn-out sole of my left-sided counterpart. Wait, what’s this? He’s picking me up, I can’t believe it, he’s

    Essay Length: 471 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Jon
  • Louis and Clark

    Louis and Clark

    The tremendous success of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s expedition of the new frontier created an eagerness of a nation coming into a new era. The journey was phenomenally successful in terms of accomplishing it’s goals of expanding human knowledge, and inspiring further curiosity about America’s newly obtained territory. In the early 1800’s everything west of the Mississippi was unexplored territory. In 1763 the French and Indian War ended and France lost their land east

    Essay Length: 2,366 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Victor
  • Louisiana Purchase

    Louisiana Purchase

    The Louisiana Purchase was the most influential and important land purchases in American history. The acquired land in this historical purchase proved to far outweigh what most Americans at the time could imagine. The Louisiana Purchase more than doubled the size of the United States, and lead to many great discoveries and societal benefits. Some of the major and most prominent ways that the Louisiana Purchase influenced the evolution of American were the expeditions of

    Essay Length: 440 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Jack
  • Love and Hate in Jamestown

    Love and Hate in Jamestown

    The leadership strengths and weaknesses of John Smith evoked a profound effect on the Jamestown colony. The fact that Smith actually arrived in the colony as a common prisoner and was able to achieve the leadership role that he gained is amazing. His creativity and knowledge in certain areas actually saved the colonists from attack and starvation in the early days. Some of the rules he enforced as a leader were actually instrumental in saving

    Essay Length: 1,260 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • Love Conflicts in Ballad of the Sad Cafe, the Fox, and Pale Horse Pale Rider

    Love Conflicts in Ballad of the Sad Cafe, the Fox, and Pale Horse Pale Rider

    The concept of love is always interpreted in many different ways such as love, hate, passion, and lust. Between the three novelas The Fox, Ballad of the Sad Cafe and Pale Horse Pale Rider there is always a conflict with love, from homosexuality to jealousy there’s always one individual that has an issue with who’s loving who. In The Fox, the image of love is portrayed many different times. In the beginning of the

    Essay Length: 593 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Loving V. Virginia (388 U.S. 1)

    Loving V. Virginia (388 U.S. 1)

    On July 11, 1958 a couple of hours after midnight, Richard Loving a white man and Mildred Loving an African American woman were awakened to the presence of three officers in their bedroom. One of the three officers demanded from Richard to identify the woman next to him. Mildred, full of fear, told the officers that she was his wife, while Richard pointed to the marriage license on the wall. The couple was then charged

    Essay Length: 2,075 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Max
  • Loyalists of Anson County

    Loyalists of Anson County

    History 1050 sec.12 10-12-04 Loyalists of Anson County The Loyalists of Anson County believed that there loyalty to the British parliament, and the king where their first and only true responsibility. They believed that even though they where thousands of miles away and across the great sea, they still needed to submit as if they where still living in Britain; in doing this they trusted that the king would support and protect them. The

    Essay Length: 829 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Bred
  • Lucky Paul in the Rocking Horse Winner

    Lucky Paul in the Rocking Horse Winner

    "The rocking horse winner" by D.H. Lawrence is a striking story about a little boy, Paul who secretly rides his rocking horse to pick the winning horse in the various horse races that took place. After the beginning of the story, there is a short conversation between Paul and his mother about luck, and it was the conversation that started the whole dramatic episode which lead to Paul's death. The conversation between Paul and his

    Essay Length: 822 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Victor
  • Lusitania 10101

    Lusitania 10101

    The Lusitania was torpedoed by the German submarine U-20 on May 7, 1915. 1198 people died of a total of 1959 people on the boat. The ship sunk in 18 minutes. Second most famous passenger liner after the Titanic. It was destroyed 8 miles from the coast of Old head of Kinsale, Ireland. Built by John Brown and company of Clydebank, Scotland. First Launched Thursday, June 7, 1906. After the Sinking of Lusitania the U.S

    Essay Length: 1,289 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Anna
  • Luther Reaction Paper

    Luther Reaction Paper

    Many people during the Protestant Reformation believed that Martin Luther was the reason that there was a Reformation. The Protestant Reformation occurred to end corruption within the church, and to stop the sale of indulgences. People saw Martin Luther as the man who started the Reformation, but however, other factors contributed to the beginning of this movement. The Reformation was not all bad; the Crown showed a lack of interest to the situation, but the

    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2015 By: elizabethmarrow
  • Lynching


    The United States has a brutal history of domestic violence. It is an ugly episode in our national history that has long been neglected. Of the several varieties of American violence, one type stands out as one of the most inhuman chapters in the history of the world—the violence committed against Negro citizens in America by white people. The violent act was Lynching. In the last decades of the nineteenth century, the lynching of Black

    Essay Length: 2,576 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2011 By: aroby916
  • Lynching of Black America

    Lynching of Black America

    Donald Nathan Professor Deborah Okey Eng 100 Section 013 10 May 2011 Lynching of Black America Lynching in the southern states of American had become a way of life for southerners to install fear and control of its Black Americans. In the south there were a frequent occurrence; lynching was Black American biggest fear. Black men were--shot, hanged or burned to death--on an average of fifty to sixty a year and were torture and mutilation

    Essay Length: 3,394 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: April 15, 2016 By: raynat03
  • Lysistrata


    The following is an e-mail going around NYC... > The 1st part is a girl's apology email for cheating. > 2nd is his hilarious reply which was forwarded to his > entire address book and is now circulating everywhere > > Brad, > It would be difficult for me to be any more miserable > right now, I feel like the worst person ever. First, > let me start by saying that I am

    Essay Length: 930 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • Ma?a Miii

    Ma?a Miii

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    Essay Length: 267 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2011 By: pablo123
  • Macbeth - a Slope into Madness

    Macbeth - a Slope into Madness

    Macbeth: A Slope into Madness History has proven that weak character and ill intentions can cause some of the world’s greatest figures to slowly fall into a slippery slope of evil, which finally climaxes with their eventual ruin. Whether the spark that started the fire came from within the leader, or some outside force easing its way into the characters mind through manipulation, the result is never a happy ending. Nothing can be closer to

    Essay Length: 762 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • Macbeth Questions

    Macbeth Questions

    Macbeth Questions Act. I 1. The line “Fair is foul, and foul is fair” adds to the play’s sense of moral confusion by implying that nothing is quite what it seems. Macbeth’s first line in the play is “So foul and fair a day I have not seen”. This line echoes what the witches’ said and it helps connect them with Macbeth. These lines also foreshadow that good and bad things are going to happen

    Essay Length: 1,170 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: David
  • Machiavelli


    The thirteenth through the eighteenth century brought profound changes in the political realm of Western civilization. Beginning with the Scientific Revolution and only advancing during the Renaissance, secularization and skepticism lead to changes in not only the intellectual life of Westerners, but also to their politics. At the forefront of the political debate were well-versed men such as Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau. The influences of these men, though often criticized, can clearly be seen

    Essay Length: 378 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Machiavelli


    In 1498, Niccolт Machiavelli began his career as an active politician in the independent city-state of Florence, engaging in diplomatic missions through France and Germany as well as Italy. After more than a decade of public service, he was driven from his post when the republic collapsed. Repeated efforts to win the confidence and approval of the new regime were unsuccessful, and Machiavelli was forced into retirement and a life of detached scholarship about the

    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: July
  • Machiavelli and King Comparison

    Machiavelli and King Comparison

    Comparison Paper: Machiavelli and King Dr. Martin Luther King and Machiavelli, great philosophical minds of their respective times, differed in their opinions of many issues. Their opinions on these issues can be gathered from their literary works. Yet, despite being near-diametrically opposed to each other, King and Machiavelli did agree on certain things. King and Machiavelli felt differently about what role a conscience should play in a leader's decision making process. King believed that a

    Essay Length: 272 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Machiavelli Quotes

    Machiavelli Quotes

    Machiavellian Philosophy… It is in the interest of the weak to design societies that encumber the strong. The essential difference between the terrorist and the noble conqueror is the quality of the army Justice is elegant revenge. And revenge is justice for those who cannot afford elegance. The most effective way to make a threat is to present it as a secret plan to those you know to be untrustworthy. This adds credibility and deniability.

    Essay Length: 425 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Edward
  • Macro Economics

    Macro Economics

    Keynesian Economics Macroeconomics, branch of economics concerned with the aggregate, or overall, economy. Macroeconomics deals with economic factors such as total national output and income, unemployment, balance of payments, and the rate of inflation. It is distinct from microeconomics, which is the study of the composition of output such as the supply and demand for individual goods and services, the way they are traded in markets, and the pattern of their relative prices. At the

    Essay Length: 1,667 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Artur
  • Madagascar


    INTRODUCTION Madagascar is known to the world as the Big Red Island at the end of the earth. It is separated form the African continent by the Mozambique Channel. According to the various sources I have read and reviewed it is the forth largest Island in the world. Madagascar is divided in to three regions the central highlands, the east coast, and the west coast. The people of Madagascar however are very poor; as a

    Essay Length: 1,881 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • Madam Cj Walker

    Madam Cj Walker

    Background Known today as Madam CJ Walker that was not the name she was given on December 23, 1867. Sarah was orphaned at the young age of seven and was able to survive by working in the cotton fields of Delta and Mississippi. In an attempt to escape abuse from her sisters, (Louvenia sisters name) husband she married at the age of 14 (married Moses McWilliams). She has one daughter names Lelia, currently known as

    Essay Length: 1,100 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Madison and Jeffferson

    Madison and Jeffferson

    Through the Presidencies of both Jefferson and Madison, the nation had drastic changes. Each of the Presidents showed their views of being loose constructionists of the Constitution by their actions in office. These Presidents helped further the Republican ideas, like a small central government and the support of the lower class farmers. The powers of the Federalist Party slowly diminished as the Republican Party became the overwhelming majority. Thomas Jefferson made his inaugural address on

    Essay Length: 1,435 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mike
  • Madison Vs. Marshall

    Madison Vs. Marshall

    Before we start to take sides, we need to discuss the different point of views of Madison and Marshall. We have to understand that our political landscape during the birth of our nation was much different. The states, were not unified, and were made up of different and often conflicting interests. Along with factions fighting one another and making political progress impossible. As Madison, would describe faction as a number of citizens; whether it be

    Essay Length: 641 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Madisonian Dilemma

    Madisonian Dilemma

    The Madisonian Dilemma has been apart of American politics since the beginning of its creation. Since the existence of factions this difficult problem had arisen. How does one set up a government “that preserves individual liberty without destroying the freedoms that make it possible?” Madison thought of two different ways to deal with this dilemma; one get rid of factions all together or two to control their effects. Being as getting rid of factions is

    Essay Length: 519 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Bred
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