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  • World War Two

    World War Two

    The United states have encountered many tough situations since World War Two. The end of the war did not mean peace. Although the United States have not been in a declared war since 1945 the Cold War caused much uproar throughout the world. After World War Two the United States and the Soviet Union have had many close encounters. World War Two did not end the hostility between the two countries but ironically to another

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Mike
  • Worldwari

    Worldwari

    Lucy Darlene Garcia-Berga 21 Spring Street # 7W, NY, New York 10012 Phone 212-431-0503, 917-860-0433 Objective To Utilize my professional skills hands on practice within the healthcare sector. Employment Medical Assistant/ Office Manager Years Employed (1990 - 1999) Dr. Eve Levitan NY, New York Responsible for full office organization and operations, Front desk secretary, Insurance billing, Processed referrals and correspondence, Answered phones, Filed, faxed, ordered supplies, Scheduled patient exams, Triaged patients, Performed phlebotomy procedures

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Wounded Knee

    Wounded Knee

    Wounded Knee Battle At Wounded KneeOn the morning of December 29, 1890, the Sioux chief Big Foot and some 350 of his followers camped on the banks of Wounded Knee creek. Surrounding their camp was a force of US troops charged with the responsibility of arresting Big Foot and disarming his warriors. The scene was tense. Trouble had been brewing for months. The Battle at Wounded Knee was in part result of the growing support

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    Submitted: December 18, 2008 By: Jon
  • Wright Brothers

    Wright Brothers

    Bröderna Wright De första flygpionjärerna som utförde den första flygningen med en motor som kraftkälla. Wilbur var den äldre av de två bröderna med fyra år. Wilbur föddes 1867 på en gård nära Millville, Indiana och Orville föddes 1871 nära Dayton, Indiana. Som unga, Wilbur och Orville såg till sin mamma för mekaniska kunnande och sin pappa för intellektuell utmaning. Milton, sin fader, förde dem olika souvenirer och saker han fann under sina resor till

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Wright Brothers

    Wright Brothers

    Bishop Milton Wright and Susan Catharine Wright had four sons, Reuchlin, Lorin, Wilbur, and Orville, and one daughter Katharine. Little did Susan Wright know that she had given birth to one of the world's most famous inventive partnerships. Wilbur was born on April 16, 1867, near Millville, Indiana. Orville was born 4 years later on August 19, 1871, in the families newly built home at 7 Hawthorn Street in Dayton, Ohio. A minister in the

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Writing a New Land

    Writing a New Land

    In England during the 1600’s there was an uproar in conflict about religion. King Henry changed the standard religion to the Church of England so he could divorce his wife that could not birth him a son. Due to this switch in religion the more “pure” or conservative religious groups were persecuted for holding on to there more old school beliefs. So these persecuted people came to America to start a new life where they

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Top
  • Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of the Civil War The Civil War is a much studied topic in American history and the cause or causes of the war are hotly debated. Interpretations as to why the war between the states have evolved over time, from the arguments of historian and future vice president Henry Wilson shortly after the conclusion of the war to the arguments of current scholars in the field, the causes of the

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of the Civil War The Civil War is a much studied topic in American history and the cause or causes of the war are hotly debated. Interpretations as to why the war between the states have evolved over time, from the arguments of historian and future vice president Henry Wilson shortly after the conclusion of the war to the arguments of current scholars in the field, the causes of the

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Ww1 Ww2

    Ww1 Ww2

    The United States was involved in both World War I and World War II. Many events of World War I and World War II were similar and different. Many of the events that was different during World War II than World War I was the United States involvement in the Second World War. During World War I, our involvement was not as implicated as during World War II. There were many differences during World War

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    Submitted: July 27, 2010 By: Dina
  • Ww2 and American Involvement

    Ww2 and American Involvement

    In this essay I intend to show that it was inevitable that the United States would move from a status of isolationism and neutrality to supporting the Allies and defending democracy, also declaring war on Japan and in the end finishing the war in Europe for the struggling allies. By 1941 The Axis powers, this included Germany and Italy had taken all of Western Europe. Their control had reached as far west as the bay

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Wwi

    Wwi

    yea it was lameough a repetition of Jackson's fight with the Bank of the United States—only on a far bigger and broader basis." The Sinking of the Lusitania The next step in the maneuvering of the United States into the war came when the Cunard Lines, owner of the ocean liner, the Lusitania, turned the ship over to the First Lord of the Admiralty, Winston Churchill. It now became a ship of the English Navy

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    Submitted: July 27, 2010 By: Dina
  • Wwi Cass

    Wwi Cass

    I: So Rupert, you’ve written your poem, The Soldier in England, shortly after the outbreak of World War I, how did you develop your ideas for the poem? Rupert (R): Well, when WWI was declared, England came together in celebrating and all the men of England rushed to enlist to sacrifice their lives to our motherland and become the hero of England. These exciting reactions inspired me to create this poem, to spread the significance

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    Submitted: September 6, 2015 By: irenelee
  • Wwi-Wwii Events That Changed the World

    Wwi-Wwii Events That Changed the World

    Between World War I and World War II America went through events in the political, economical and social areas that would change the face of the nation forever. The various eras- World War I, the Roaring Twenties, The Great Depression & the New Deal, and World War II each had separate issues that caused changes in relation to class, gender, domestic and international affairs. Although many of these events were only effective temporarily, others still

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Wwii Profile

    Wwii Profile

    Thought there have been movies and documentaries made about the events of World War II the story of the common man has been underrepresented. Movies like Pearl Harbor glamorize the hero and his epic love story. Untold are the graphic accounts and emotional stresses that were experienced by the common soldier. Henry Wedman was born December 10th 1922, in the small town of Arkansas City, Kansas. Spending most of his time working on the family

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • X Mas

    X Mas

    During the holiday season, it is easy to forget the true meaning of Christmas. As clichй as this may sound I find it to be very truthful. There seems to be a lot of pressure put on regular everyday average Americans, to celebrate, share the good will and get that perfect gift for that special some one in your life. Possibly your lover, mother or brother. Each year the same trend seems to be followed.

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Top
  • Yahoo Password Hack Guide

    Yahoo Password Hack Guide

    Yahoo Password Hack Guide Ever wanted to find the password of your boyfriend/girlfriend to find out what's going in his/her private life.Or wanted to see some porn snaps or movies in somebody's email account.Or for just fun sake wanted to change some one's email account password or deleted the emails.Or find out some thing very confidential for the companies or private point of view.Or just for winning a bet to hack someone's email account. This

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Yeah!

    Yeah!

    Introduction There are two main facets to every reading of a literary text: the efferent and the aesthetic. The efferent reading is basically concerned with understanding the text as it is. That is to say, the reader should be able to comprehend the informational elements that are contained in the text, and be able to answer questions such as: what is the subject matter of the text? What is the text about? If there is

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Jack
  • Year in the South

    Year in the South

    Biola Essay Question I became a christian when I was really little. The summer before eighth grade I rededicated my life. That summer I went to Hume lake Summer Camp. That whole week led up to the Thursday night service. That night God really put it on my heart to re dedicate my life. In seventh Grade I had picked up a bunch of habits that weren’t really me. When I entered Junior High I

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    Submitted: December 4, 2014 By: zzaacc
  • Yee Haw

    Yee Haw

    What is a cowboy? Who are they? Elmer Kelton’s novel The Day the Cowboys Quit and The Old Chisholm Trail depict cowboys as workers who round-up cattle and relocate them from one place to another as needed. Like everyday workers, cowboys have their own unique personalities. Ranging from hot temper to calm and understanding. For the most part, cowboys have their own issues just as any workplace would. When this occurs there needs to be

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    Submitted: February 12, 2019 By: brewsterbear
  • Yellow Journalism Essay

    Yellow Journalism Essay

    Yellow Journalism Essay Throughout the centuries of our country’s existence, the press and media have held a gargantuan amount of influence over the opinions of the people. In nearly every major event or decision made in the US, the press has persuaded countless opinions to what the author or political powers would like the citizens to think. Every day, people turn on the television or open the paper in order to be informed of facts

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Yellow Woman: Behind the Myth

    Yellow Woman: Behind the Myth

    Yellow Woman: Behind the Myth The Story “Yellow Woman,” written by Leslie Marmon Silko features a compelling blurring of the boundaries between myth and everyday experiences between contemporary Native American Life and ancient myths. In Silko’s Story, a contemporary Pueblo woman suspects that her liaison with a cattle rustler is a replay of the Yellow Woman legend, in which the woman is abducted by a spirit. The writer reflects in her writing the Pueblo belief

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Yorktown

    Yorktown

    In a dramatic turnaround of luck that may mark the end of fighting in the American colonies, Lord Charles Cornwallis today signed orders surrendering his British Army to a combined French and American force outside the Virginia tobacco harbor of Yorktown. Charles O’Hara, Cornwallis’ second-in-command, attempted to give Cornwallis’ sword to French general Comte de Rochambeau. But Rochambeau directed O’Hara to American General George Washington, who coolly guided the British officer to Washington’s own

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • You Heard It Here First.

    You Heard It Here First.

    You heard it here first. Category: Quiz/Survey I got a phone call at work. It was an automated poll with 5 yes or no questions. 1) whether or not I thought the USA should withdraw from Iraq. 2) whether or not I thought the US economy was doing well. 3) whether or not I believe there is a housing bubble in the USA. 4) whether or not I believe George W. Bush is handling of

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Artur
  • Your Mom

    Your Mom

    Bosnia and Herzegovina's declaration of sovereignty in October 1991 was followed by a declaration of independence from the former Yugoslavia on 3 March 1992 after a referendum boycotted by ethnic Serbs. The Bosnian Serbs - supported by neighboring Serbia and Montenegro - responded with armed resistance aimed at partitioning the republic along ethnic lines and joining Serb-held areas to form a "Greater Serbia." In March 1994, Bosniaks and Croats reduced the number of warring factions

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Monika
  • Youth Rebelliion in the 1950's

    Youth Rebelliion in the 1950's

    History Essay By Ben Roberson During the 1950's there was significant social change taking place in America. Young people were dissatisfied with certain conservative aspects of society and their conduct reflected this. They embraced the rock and roll culture, the new style of music and also the new styles of dancing and dress that were associated with it shocked the older more conservative people. Young people were also quick to protest against the controversial issues

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Youth Rebelliion in the 1950’s

    Youth Rebelliion in the 1950’s

    History Essay By Ben Roberson During the 1950’s there was significant social change taking place in America. Young people were dissatisfied with certain conservative aspects of society and their conduct reflected this. They embraced the rock and roll culture, the new style of music and also the new styles of dancing and dress that were associated with it shocked the older more conservative people. Young people were also quick to protest against the controversial issues

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: July
  • Yup

    Yup

    Cognitive development, according to Webster’s dictionary, is the process of acquiring intelligence and increasingly advanced thought and problem-solving ability from infancy to adulthood. In the earlier stages of one’s life, an individual’s cognitive thinking is affected by both inherited genes (nature) and experiences that take place throughout our lives (nurture). The development of the human brain plays an important role in living, learning, and other skills needed throughout life. For the purpose of this

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Z-Boys

    Z-Boys

    The rise and fall of skateboarding counterculture begins and ends with “Dogtowns’” Z-Boys. A series of events leading to the exploration of a new form of athletic and stylistic expression, and a media outlet inspired a generation of rebellious youth. The fall of this counterculture is due to the media and corporate America expanding skateboarding into a popular middle class medium. The awesome aggression and style incorporated power, fury, untamed individualism, and a free-spirited determination.

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Anna
  • Zach's Intervention

    Zach's Intervention

    Jair Pereyda 04-22-15 Professor: Hana Psy 101 M-W-T Zach's intervention This documentary takes place on Salt Lake City, UT. Whitney is Zach's girlfriend. Whitney and Zach have a kid named Zayden. Zach is a cocaine and heroin addict. Zach has been doing heroin for 7 plus years. Zach doesnt care about anybody else, just his drugs. Zach's dad was a drug addict too.Police arrested Zach's dad and his grandparents had to adopt him. Zach's dad

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    Submitted: September 30, 2015 By: perezito
  • Zinn Importance of History

    Zinn Importance of History

    When I was reflecting on question one, a couple of things came to my mind. Number one; the genesis of the word history, was it his-story? Number 2 is it not a form of ideological control? Henry Kissinger from his book; A World Restored says “History is a memory of the state”. Kissinger being the poster child of world dominance and imperialistic policy was speaking from the prospective of the elite. This is a very

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Jack
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