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  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration Of Independence The Declaration of Independence includes four parts. The first part is the Preamble, which explains why the Continental Congress drew up the Declaration. They felt their reason should be explained to England. The Purpose of Government is to Protect Basic Rights This section is about the basic unalienable rights that every human should have life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness are some of the rights that are talked about in

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Deep Dark Secret of Dyslogia

    The Deep Dark Secret of Dyslogia

    THE DEEP DARK SECRET OF DYSLOGIA No two ways about it, the famous editor was fried. Doing too much phone had finally done in his brain. No big thing normally, but his reader was sick this week, and his famous author had to have an answer, but ye gads, he couldn't read his meal ticket's writing anymore! Matter of fact, he couldn't read the letter he got from his mother the week before, or the

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Design and Making of Stonehenge and of the Parthenon; Similarities and Differences

    The Design and Making of Stonehenge and of the Parthenon; Similarities and Differences

    THE DESIGN AND MAKING OF STONEHENGE AND OF THE PARTHENON The Design and Making of Stonehenge and of the Parthenon; Similarities and Differences Name Name of School The Parthenon is a glorious temple on the Acropolis of Athens. It was constructed between 447 and 432 BCE. It was committed to the city’s major god Athena. The place of worship was built to accommodate the new cult sculpture of the goddess by Pheidias and to proclaim

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    Submitted: January 23, 2016 By: faztech
  • The Development of Christianity in America

    The Development of Christianity in America

    As Christianity spread through the Western world, it rarely followed a linear path: different pockets of faith and doctrine were developed by a variety of peoples in an even greater variety of locales. Nowhere is this more evident than in Roman Britain and the era of Anglo-Saxon migrations. In five centuries, English religious culture transformed from one of pagan worship to that of leadership in the Christian world. Controversies included more than merely pagan-Christian dynamics;

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Development of Slavery in America

    The Development of Slavery in America

    Slavery was the main resource used in the Chesapeake tobacco plantations. The conditions in the Chesapeake region were difficult, which lead to malnutrition, disease, and even death. Slaves were a cheap and an abundant resource, which could be easily replaced at any time. The Chesapeake region's tobacco industries grew and flourished on the intolerable and inhumane acts of slavery. Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland were settled in the early 17th century. It was a

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Development of Slavery in America

    The Development of Slavery in America

    Slavery was the main resource used in the Chesapeake tobacco plantations. The conditions in the Chesapeake region were difficult, which lead to malnutrition, disease, and even death. Slaves were a cheap and an abundant resource, which could be easily replaced at any time. The Chesapeake region’s tobacco industries grew and flourished on the intolerable and inhumane acts of slavery. Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland were settled in the early 17th century. It was a

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Development of the Politics of Northern in 1815 till 1840

    The Development of the Politics of Northern in 1815 till 1840

    The development of the politics of Northern in 1815 till 1840. During this time, Northeast was the most densely populated region and was more urbanized and industrialized. In 1820, for the first time in U.S., the urban population started to increase at a faster rate compared to the population in rural areas. Expanding commerce has also brought more impersonal economic relations. Economic opportunities had also stimulate migration, mostly were skilled artisan. Besides, it also attracted

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Development Plans

    The Development Plans

    The Development Plans “No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb, nor shall be

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: July
  • The Diary of Thomas Thrislewood

    The Diary of Thomas Thrislewood

    THE DIARY OF THOMAS THRISLEWOOD Optimism vs Truth Slavery in the 18th century is has been examined and looked at for quite some time now. It is one of the major concerns involving ethnical and racial prejudices in today’s society. Slavery, seen as a touchy subject by many, is an issue in which no one really likes discussing injustice brought upon by early Europeans to many cultures and not just blacks. Were the accusations justified

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Difference Between an Act of Terror and an Act of War

    The Difference Between an Act of Terror and an Act of War

    Notwithstanding media headlines and President Clinton, who called the bombing of USS Cole an act of terror, what happened on Thursday in Aden to a U.S. Navy destroyer was not a terrorist act; it was an act of war. Terrorism is the killing of innocent civilians for a host of possible reasons. Soldiers and sailors going about their business and following lawful orders are innocent as individuals, but this is no guarantor, legally or morally,

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    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • The Differences of the 50's and the 90's

    The Differences of the 50's and the 90's

    During the fifties, to be the norm in society was to be the norm. To be the same was to be what every one else was being. Doing what every one else was doing was what was supposed to be what was being done. Did you catch all that? And then here we are in the nineties. In the nineties, to be the norm in society in to not be the norm. To be the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Differences of the ’50’s and the ’90’s

    The Differences of the ’50’s and the ’90’s

    During the fifties, to be the norm in society was to be the norm. To be the same was to be what every one else was being. Doing what every one else was doing was what was supposed to be what was being done. Did you catch all that? And then here we are in the nineties. In the nineties, to be the norm in society in to not be the norm. To be the

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Discovery (space Shuttle)

    The Discovery (space Shuttle)

    Discovery, the third orbiter to become operational at Kennedy Space Center, was named after one of two ships that were used by the British explorer James Cook in the 1770s during voyages in the South Pacific that led to the discovery of the Hawaiian Islands. Famous ships have carried the name Discovery, including one used by Henry Hudson to explore Hudson Bay in Canada as well as search for what was hoped to be the

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Distinct Differences of New England and Chesapeake

    The Distinct Differences of New England and Chesapeake

    George Sotereanos DBQ 09/15/06 Unit 1 The Distinct Differences of New England and Chesapeake By the year 1700, the New England and the Chesapeake regions were both settled largely by people of English origin, although the regions had evolved in two distinct societies. The people who made the epic voyage to the new world came here for many different reasons. They wanted to lead the lives they wanted. Some were poor and needed money and

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Diversity Myth

    The Diversity Myth

    The idea that "diversity" is one of the country's great strengths is now so firmly rooted that virtually anyone can evoke it, praise it, and wallow in it without fear of contradiction. It has become one of the great unassailably American ideas, like democracy, patriotism, the family, or Martin Luther King. The President of the United States glories in diversity. In May, 1995, in a message recognizing the Mexican holiday, Cinco de Mayo, William Clinton

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • The Divine Dramatist

    The Divine Dramatist

    The Divine Dramatist: George Whitefield and the Rise of Modern Evangelicalism by Harry Stout Part 1: The Author Harry S. Stout is the Jonathan Edwards Professor of American Christianity and Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University, and is also an author. He received his B.A. from Calvin College, M.A. from Kent State University, and Ph.D. from Kent State University. Professor Stout is the author of several books, including The New England Soul,

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Donner Party and the American Character

    The Donner Party and the American Character

    According to the thesis of Fredrick Jackson Turner, the frontier changed America. Americans, from the earliest settlement, were always on the frontier, for they were always expanding to the west. It was Manifest Destiny; spreading American culture westward was so apparent and so powerful that it couldn’t be stopped. Turner’s Frontier Theory says that this continuous exposure to the frontier has shaped the American character. The frontier made the American settlers revert back to

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Donner Party: Cannibals or Not?

    The Donner Party: Cannibals or Not?

    Most of us have all heard of the Donner Party. They were the group of traveling families, trying to reach the new land. Along the way, they were said to have partaken in cannibalism to survive harsh winters. Recent studies are trying to prove if in fact all of the survivors had joined in the cannibalism. If in fact they were all cannibals or not, only time and more extensive research can tell. In

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Drover’s Wife

    The Drover’s Wife

    The Drover’s Wife Written assignment My story of the painting: “Bye, Emma! I will be home soon. Take care, darling”, my dear husband says, as he is kissing my cheek and grabs the lunch I have made for him. “Bye bye father!” our little boy shouts. He is running about in the garden. Letting his imagination go wild, he climbs up the apple tree to his look-out. As I sit out in the garden, enjoying

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Duel

    The Duel

    The Duel On July 11, 1804 Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr both made trips up the Hudson River to the Weehawken fields. The Burr party arrived first and the Hamilton party had arrived second. The two teams had to discuss the “interview.” Duels were called interviews because they were illegal in most states including New York. Veteran duelists developed the code duello so if any duel was to be brought up in court both parties

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Early Development of the Factory System

    The Early Development of the Factory System

    THE EARLY DEVELOPMENT OF THE FACTORY SYSTEM The early factory system started in Britain in about 1750. A group of inventors invented a series of machines to make it possible to mass-produce textiles. These machines were about 10,000 times faster than human power. This gave way to the Industrial Revolution and to big advancements in transportation and communication. The factory system took a while to spread around. It took about a generation to reach Western

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    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Max
  • The Effects of Christianity on Cabeza De Vaca and the Natives

    The Effects of Christianity on Cabeza De Vaca and the Natives

    The Effects of Christianity on Cabeza de Vaca and the Natives On June 17, 1527, Cabeza de Vaca set sail on the order to conquer and govern the lands from the Rio Grande to the cape of Florida. However, during his journey he encountered much devastation such as the wrecking of his ship which resulted in his separation from the majority of his Christian companions. Praying to God after every ordeal, Cabeza routinely sought after

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: July
  • The Effects of European Contact

    The Effects of European Contact

    On October 12, 1492 a cannon was ordered fired from the Spanish Pinta by the leader of the expedition, Christopher Columbus. The reason, the sighting of land. Little did Columbus know, he had embarked upon something greater than he believed existed. He had found what was called by Europeans, the “New World” , a new beginning for mankind. His discovery of thousands of miles of new, free, and untouched land has made his name one

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Effects of Industrialization on Society

    The Effects of Industrialization on Society

    The Effects of Industrialization on Society Had it not been for the industrial revolution, I would doubt very much that we would enjoy the technology we have in the year 2000. The reason we have this technology is that between the years 1750 and 1914 a great change in the world’s history was made. People started to discover faster methods of producing goods, which increased their economy. These people were mainly British and French, but

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: David
  • The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Iroquois Nation

    The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Iroquois Nation

    The Effects of the American Revolutionary War on the Tribes of the Iroquois Nation The Iroquois nation was a union of six different Native American tribes, located in the area of and around upstate New York. The tribes were the The Mohawk, the Oneida, the Tuscarora, the Cayuga, the Onondaga, and the Seneca. While the French were involved in the Americas, the league could survive by playing the French and British off of each other.

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  • The Effects of the Paramount Decision

    The Effects of the Paramount Decision

    The Effects of the Paramount Decision Even if the Paramount Decision did not kill off Hollywood, it did have a major transformational effect on American cinema. The effects of the Paramount Decree are wide-spread and varied 1. The Importation of European Art Cinema: Because the Hollywood studios no longer had a dictatorial control over which films American movie theatres could book, exhibitors could now look elsewhere than Hollywood for films to show. This caused, for

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Effects of the War

    The Effects of the War

    THE DEFINING MOMENT No other moment in our history has captivated Americans' imaginations more than the Civil War. Tensions between the North and the South built over decades and culminated in the bloodiest conflict this country has ever seen. The war lasted four long years, from 1861 to 1865. It touched hundreds of thousands of families, and devastated many. Nearly every adult either fought in the war or knew someone who did. The Civil War

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Effects of the War of 1812

    The Effects of the War of 1812

    The War of 1812 has always been a part of American history not very exiting to learn about for most Americans. It was a tumultuous time for the New Republic and some of the battles of the war shamed the new nation. The War of 1812 did not have the same glorious, honorable, and just cause of the American Revolution. The British made fools of the American people and even burned the Capitol and the

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Effects on American Politics from the Election of 1912

    The Effects on American Politics from the Election of 1912

    The Effects on American Politics From the Election of 1912 During the Progressive Era, Americans faced the challenge of choosing between four strong candidates of the election of 1912. Each candidate held concrete platforms that would have different effects on progressivism. Americans could chose the conservative presidential incumbent William Howard Taft(R), the New Jersey governor Woodrow Wilson (D), the long-time fighter for social reform-Eugene V. Debs (S), or the former president Theodore Roosevelt of the

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: David
  • The Effects on Civil War

    The Effects on Civil War

    The Civil War had an effect on us. The Civil War was one of the most tragic wars in American history. More Americans died in this war then in all other wars combined. In this war we did not fight against other people, we fought brother against brother and the nation was torn apart. There are many reasons why this war took pace. Fist the nation was come together and then the southern states were

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
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