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  • 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

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    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

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    Submitted: May 28, 2015 By: elizabethmarrow
  • Lynching

    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

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    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

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    Submitted: April 15, 2016 By: raynat03
  • Lysistrata

    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

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • Ma?a Miii

    Ma?a Miii

    hewgfugawfhi11 Jun 2010 ... wikiHow article about How to Get Medical Information. ... You can post specific queries to doctors or internet search experts at many sites. ... www.wikihow.com/Get-Medical-Informationjkshgvshvufrgbraj gfwebfkh rfHEUIHF JISFROIEW kdjefh ekf k eifr ihfr ir wgfugawfhi11 Jun 2010 ... wikiHow article about How to Get Medical Information. ... You can post specific queries to doctors or internet search experts at many sites. ... www.wikihow.com/Get-Medical-Informationjkshgvshvufrgbraj gfwebfkh rfHEUIHF JISFROIEW kdjefh ekf k eifr ihfr

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    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

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    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

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    Submitted: May 27, 2010 By: David
  • Machiavelli

    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

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Machiavelli

    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

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    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

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    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.

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    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

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Artur
  • Madagascar

    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Bred
  • Mafia

    Mafia

    Their guns terrorized the streets of New York. They were murderous, brutal thugs that killed with no feelings of remorse. They were bank-robbers, drug dealers, casino owners, hit men and pimps. They were the Mafia of the 1920's and 1930's. These degenerates played an important role in American history, they were more than just bank-robbers and gunslingers, and they were men that affected all facets of society. They were celebrities, some of the most recognized

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Main Causes of the Great Depression

    Main Causes of the Great Depression

    Main Causes of the Great Depression Paul Alexander Gusmorino 3rd : May 13, 1996 The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. The depression began in late 1929 and lasted for about a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution

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    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Main Causes of the Great Depression

    Main Causes of the Great Depression

    Main Causes of the Great Depression Paul Alexander Gusmorino 3rd : May 13, 1996 The Great Depression was the worst economic slump ever in U.S. history, and one which spread to virtually all of the industrialized world. The depression began in late 1929 and lasted for about a decade. Many factors played a role in bringing about the depression; however, the main cause for the Great Depression was the combination of the greatly unequal distribution

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Maine

    Maine

    MAINE Maine is a state in northern New England in the United States. It is bounded by the Canadian provinces of Quйbec on the northwest and New Brunswick on the northeast. To the southwest lies New Hampshire, and to the southeast, the Atlantic Ocean. Maine entered the Union on March 15, 1820, when it was separated from Massachusetts to form the 23rd state. Augusta is Maine’s capital. Portland is the largest city. Its nickname is

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Mainfest Destiny

    Mainfest Destiny

    “The American claim is by the right of our manifest destiny to overspread and possess the whole of the continent…” John L. O’ Sullivan At the time of the mid- 1800’s most Americans thought that it was destiny for the United States to stretch from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. There were many reasons why people wanted to move from the Atlantic to the Pacific. A few reasons were free farmland was offered

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Major Robert Anderson

    Major Robert Anderson

    On June 14, 1805 in Louisville, Kentucky, Major Robert Anderson was born. In 1825 Anderson graduated from the United States Military Academy and in the second U.S. Artillery received a commission as a second lieutenant. Robert Anderson also served as colonel of the Illinois volunteers in the Black Hawk War of 1832. Anderson later on went to serve in the Seminole War, the Mexican War, and was later given the promotion to major of the

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    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: Mike
  • Major Supreme Court Cases Under Judge John Marshall

    Major Supreme Court Cases Under Judge John Marshall

    The decisions made by Supreme Court chief justice John Marshall have had a major influence on today's Judiciary System. One of his major decisions was in the case Marbury v. Madison, in which he set the precedent of judicial review. Another major decision is in the case McCulloch v. Maryland, in this case Marshall ruled that Congress possesses certain implied powers. Other major decisions made by Marshall were in the cases Dartmouth College v. Woodward,

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Steve
  • Major Supreme Court Cases Under Judge John Marshall

    Major Supreme Court Cases Under Judge John Marshall

    The decisions made by Supreme Court chief justice John Marshall have had a major influence on today’s Judiciary System. One of his major decisions was in the case Marbury v. Madison, in which he set the precedent of judicial review. Another major decision is in the case McCulloch v. Maryland, in this case Marshall ruled that Congress possesses certain implied powers. Other major decisions made by Marshall were in the cases Dartmouth College v. Woodward,

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Major-General James Wolfe

    Major-General James Wolfe

    The history books should be re-written as to include Major-General James Wolfe as one of the founding fathers of our country. During the Seven years War he served as part of the British military and was the commander-in-chief of the British, American, and Highlander forces at the Battle of Quebec. His plan of attack up the Anse du Foulon to the Plains of Abraham was not only incredibly daring, but highly effective as it was

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    Submitted: May 26, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Make Your Own Government

    Make Your Own Government

    Attention people of Kumruland. My name is ----- and I am a consultant from the United Nations. We are gathered here today to discuss a better and suitable political system for this country, and mainly for you, the people. I will introduce to you this form of government, constitutional democracy and why I feel it will be a much better system for you. I hope at the end of my speech you will all

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Making of the Abomb

    Making of the Abomb

    The machine gun mechanized war. Artillery and gas mechanized war. They were the hardware of the war, the tools. But they were only proximately the mechanism of the slaughter. The ultimate mechanism was a method of organization-anachronistically speaking, a software package. "The basic lever," the writer Gil Elliot comments, "was the conscription law, which made vast numbers of men available for military service. The civil machinery which ensured the carrying out of this law, and

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Making of the Bomb

    Making of the Bomb

    The machine gun mechanized war. Artillery and gas mechanized war. They were the hardware of the war, the tools. But they were only proximately the mechanism of the slaughter. The ultimate mechanism was a method of organization-anachronistically speaking, a software package. "The basic lever," the writer Gil Elliot comments, "was the conscription law, which made vast numbers of men available for military service. The civil machinery which ensured the carrying out of this law, and

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Monika
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