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  • Crucible, John and Elizabeth Proctor

    Crucible, John and Elizabeth Proctor

    Throughout the play John and Elizabeth's relationship goes from seeming like the perfect relationship to one of uncertainty as we uncover the cracks displayed by both parties, due to many reasons, his affair with Abigail and "the ever last funeral" that marches around Elizabeth's heart. When we first seem John and Elizabeth it appears to be the perfect household. John has just come in from a hard days work, Elizabeth is upstairs singing lullabies to

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Crucicble

    Crucicble

    Abigail is an orphan and an unmarried girl; she thus occupies a low rung on the Puritan Salem social ladder (the only people below her are the slaves, like Tituba, and social outcasts). For young girls in Salem, the minister and the other male adults are God’s earthly representatives, their authority derived from on high. The trials, then, in which the girls are allowed to act as though they have a direct connection to God,

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Crusades

    Crusades

    A major turning point in Medieval history were the Crusades. The Crusades were a series of wars fought between the Christian Europeans and the Muslim Turks, which occurred between the years of 1096 to 1272. In this Holy War the Christians goal was to obtain the Holy Land from the Turks, in which they did not succeed. Although the Christians did not meet their goal, many positives did come out of their attempt. Due to

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Crusades

    Crusades

    The military expeditions planned and fought by western European Christians that began around 1095 are known today as the Crusades. The soul purpose of these expeditions was to overtake and gain control of Jerusalem from the Muslims. It was Christian belief that fate was to gain control of the Holy Land for the glory of God. The origin of the Crusades was a result of the Turkish expansion in the Middle East. The Turks invaded

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Cuases of the American Revolution

    Cuases of the American Revolution

    The colonists of America slowly came to realize that they must break from Britain due to the growing feeling of being considered lower than the British. They realized they had no say in government, and under the rule of the british, they would never be able to prosper. The conditions of their rights slowly disintegrated, as the construction of parliament becomes more and more powerful and intolerable. The language used to protest british, throughout

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    Submitted: April 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Cuases of the American Revolution

    Cuases of the American Revolution

    The colonists of America slowly came to realize that they must break from Britain due to the growing feeling of being considered lower than the British. They realized they had no say in government, and under the rule of the british, they would never be able to prosper. The conditions of their rights slowly disintegrated, as the construction of parliament becomes more and more powerful and intolerable. The language used to protest british, throughout

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Cuba

    Cuba

    For the United States the crisis began on October 15, 1962 when reconnaissance photographs were taken of Soviet missile installations under construction in Cuba. The next morning, President John F. Kennedy was made aware of the situation in Cuba and quickly assembled a group of twelve advisors, called EX-COMM, to help him throughout the crisis. After seven days of intense discussion with government officials, he ordered a naval quarantine of Cuba to prevent any more

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Cuban Missile Crises

    Cuban Missile Crises

    13 Days of Crises John Fitzgerald Kennedy, also known as JFK, was the 35th president of the United States and the youngest person ever to be elected president. He was also the first Roman Catholic president and the first president to be born in the 20th century. Young people especially liked him. No other president was so popular. Kennedy was assassinated before he completed his third year as president; therefore, his achievements were limited. Nevertheless,

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    By most historical accounts, the closest the United States has ever come to the brink of the nuclear holocaust occurred during a tense thirteen-day standoff between the Soviet Union and the United States in October 1962 known as the Cuban Missile Crisis.   The U.S. was able to avoid nuclear disaster through a show of military power and tense negotiation.   By the spring of 1945, two world superpowers emerged from the rubble of the

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    On October 22nd, 1962, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 35th President of the United States of America, addressed the nation on television. In his seven-point speech, he informed his audience that long-range nuclear missiles, capable of “striking most of the major cities in the Western Hemisphere, ranging as far north as Hudson Bay, Canada, and as far south as Lima, Peru” (JFK library p. 3) were being installed in Cuba by the Soviet Union. President Kennedy discussed

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis The closest the world ever came to its own destruction was the event known to Americans as the Cuban Missile Crisis. In Cuba this event is known as the October Crisis of 1962, and in the former Soviet Union it was known as the Caribbean Crisis. The Soviets had installed nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles off the coast of the United States and the U. S. armed forces

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: David
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis For centuries, Unites States involvement in foreign affairs was virtually nonexistent. Yet, with time, our nation evolved from a diplomatic island to a central continent of diplomacy. This started with the growth of industrialism in Cuba under the guiding hand of President Theodore Roosevelt. The importance of foreign affairs steadily escalated with both world wars and peaked with the rise of Soviet power and the onset of the Cold War. Kennedy and

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Anna
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The closest the world has come to nuclear war was the Cuban Missile Crisis in October 1962. This was the tense cold war opposition between the United States and the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union had installed nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles off the coast of the United States The Cold War was the result of a clash between communism and capitalism, two opposing world-views. Another cause of the build up to the

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Can you imagine being afraid of being bombed? Can you imagine going into hiding? On October 16, 1962, the people of America were afraid for their lives. This was a confrontation during the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the United States. The Soviets were said to have nuclear weapons. The American people knew that they would be closer to a nuclear war than ever before. (Wikipedia) By most historical accounts, the closest the

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    1. Cuban Missile Crisis A. Khrushchev, and the Russian military, placed nuclear offensive missiles into Cuba. A U-2 plane taking pictures over Cuba spotted the missile camps in Cuba, and brought it to the attention of the President. After a meeting with Russian officials, the Russian’s assured that the missiles were for defensive purposes only. The U.S. officials knew that the missiles were nuclear and for offensive purposes. So, instead of bombing the area before

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    During the administration of our thirty fifth United States President, John F. Kennedy, the Cold War reached its most dangerous state, when the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) came to the brink of nuclear war in what was known as the Cuban Missile Crisis. In this analysis, I will research and answer questions such as, what was the Cold War? What started the tensions between the United States and the

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    Submitted: May 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Cuban Missile Crisis Analysis

    Cuban Missile Crisis Analysis

    Cuban Missile Crisis Analysis The Cuban Missile Crisis was one of the most important events in United States history; it’s even easy to say world history because of what some possible outcomes could have been from it. The Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962 was a major Cold War confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. After the Bay of Pigs Invasion the USSR increased its support of Fidel Castro's Cuban regime, and in

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    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Culoculo

    Culoculo

    Modesto Anarcho is a new journal produced by the Direct Action Anti-Authoritarians (DAAA) Collective, based out of Modesto CA in the central valley. The goal of the journal is to document, analyze, and give spotlight to the autonomous social struggles in the area, as well as organizing work that the collective is engaging in. The journal is also meant to be tool of propaganda, to show young people and those interested in working on local

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: July
  • Culpability of Us Involvement in Vietnam Coup

    Culpability of Us Involvement in Vietnam Coup

    Kennedy Administration on Vietnam coup The Kennedy Administration believed in the credibility of the U.S. anti-communist commitments after WW2. By 1963, it aided South Vietnam and expanded its advisers in there to contain the spreading of communism which was the belief of the North Vietnam. Unfortunately, the leader of the South Vietnamese was poor in his ways; failing political and economical progress violating US-South Vietnam agreement. The US was privately well aware of the problems

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Cultural Conflicts of 1920

    Cultural Conflicts of 1920

    Annabelle Corrales Mrs. Godinez AP US History P.5 4 April 2016 LEQ The 1920's, what we refer to today as "The Roaring Twenties" is usually described as being the era of jazz, dancing, partying, and good times for the most part. Throughout the past decades the image of the twenties that we should have has been altered and disillusioned. The twenties were a time of major social and political change. The citizens of America had

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    Submitted: April 10, 2016 By: applepie22222
  • Cultural Literary Evaluation

    Cultural Literary Evaluation

    Published in 1861, Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is one of the few slave narratives of the time written by a female slave and published before the civil war. With detailed accounts of the abominations of the south's ‘peculiar institution" Jacobs' memoir sheds light on the true evils of slavery unknown to many before the civil war and even today. In order the confirm the validity of her work Jacobs

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    Submitted: April 25, 2011 By: allyj22
  • Culture

    Culture

    Journal Essay #1 Culture is a word that can be defined by many aspects. Cultures are collective beliefs that in turn shape behavior. Cultures are based in part on emotion which may vary when change is threatened. The relationship between individual personality and organizational culture is a topic typically considered in theoretical terms. Cultures are based on a foundation of historical continuity. Although cultures resist change, they are constantly changing. Individuals attempt to (and sometimes

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Culture

    Culture

    accomplishments and success of civilizations are closely linked to their religious outlook and the role of religion in their governments and society. Throughout history rulers have used the influence of religions to control their populations and provide the justification for their power. A society with a greater degree of separation between religion and government promotes a superior level of liberty and creativity amongst its people. By the time of the decline of the Roman Empire

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Top
  • Cureent History Portfolio

    Cureent History Portfolio

    Current History Portfolio Article # 1 Titled: Yes: There are Limits to the right to bear arms Source: Union Tribune or Signonsandiego Date: Dec. 21 2007 By: Kristen Rand Summary/Analysis : This article discusses the amendment about gun control specifically the right to bear arms. But it isn’t discussing it on the U.S. mainland but instead on the District of Columbia. The Controversy is whether or not the District is bound to the same laws

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Curing the Blister by Amputating the Hand

    Curing the Blister by Amputating the Hand

    Curing the Blister by Amputating the Hand The United States Correctional System is often challenged as to whether it wants to rehabilitate drug offenders or punish them, and because of this it mostly does neither. Even though drug abuse and drug trafficking are widely spread national issues, the mental, social, and economic costs of “healing” through incarceration are only making the “disease” worse. Never before have more prisoners been locked up on drug offenses

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Jon
  • Curleys Wife

    Curleys Wife

    Curleys wife is complex main character in john steinbecks novella of mice and men she is introduced at the beginning and ultimately causes the end of the novella her navity and flirtatiouness which will soon lead to her death by Lennie which means she is confused and scared by her forwardness and eventual unrest. She is first introduced by candy the swamper who describes who describes her from his perspective to George and Lennie the

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    Submitted: March 15, 2016 By: demare
  • Currency in Colonial America

    Currency in Colonial America

    In modern day society, currency is an imperative part of our everyday living. From purchasing groceries to paying bills, it is integrated into practically every aspect of our culture. It is hard to imagine life without currency as a means of competitive exchange. However, in Colonial America, there were several different types of money used in numerous ways. One means of currency was not dominant over any other until well after the American Revolutionary War.

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Max
  • Custer’s Revenge

    Custer’s Revenge

    Custer’s Revenge The Battle of Little Bighorn is one of the most significant battles in American history. This is not because of the weaponry used, the casualties, or even the battle strategies. This is because the battle is one of the only big battles that Native Americans won against the U.S. military. After this battle, the Native American power in the West ended. Ironically, by winning the Battle of Little Bighorn, the Sioux and Cheyenne

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Tasha
  • D-Day

    D-Day

    “On the evening of June 6, 1944, over five thousand ships carrying 150,000 soldiers, the greatest armada ever assembled, left southern England for the invasion f Normandy. In the morning, across the English Channel, a great battle would begin for the liberation of Europe.” --New York Times [Document I] In the spring of 1943 the American ships began to arrive in great numbers in England. Some troops had seen combat in North Africa and Sicily,

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Mikki
  • D-Day

    D-Day

    D-Day has always been a celebrated day throughout the entire world in which the Western Allied forces were finally able to break Hitler grasp on Europe. The landings that occurred on the beaches of Normandy on June 6, 1944 was a great military victory at the cost of many lives. But the motives behind D-Day are unclear. Why did Britain want to go through Italy and did everything in its power to stop the invasion

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Bred
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