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  • Movie Review: Enemy at the Gates.

    Movie Review: Enemy at the Gates.

    I have to say that this is one good movie, its pretty different from your average WWII movie. Its not as propaganda based as your American war movies like saving private Ryan or pearl harbour. In this movie we get to see the war effort from the Russian communist point of view. Its like a hide and seek thriller that uses the battle of Stalingrad as a disguise for the battle of courage and determination

    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Mozi


    During the late Zhou period in China, people were creating theories about life, karma, and most importantly man's connection to nature. Yet, what was really needed by the people were solutions to the problems and disorder that surrounded them at the times. Out of this chaos came four major and different schools of thought that attempted to solve the problems of the time. These were Confucianism, Daoism, the Legalists, and the followers of Mozi. These

    Essay Length: 386 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Jon
  • Mozi


    When reading the classical Chinese philosophical schools of thought, the ideas and teaching of Mo Di stood out. Mo Di, the founder of Mohism and the man who later became known as Mozi, taught a very methodical and logical school of thought. The concepts that Mozi taught had an overall goal of improving society as a whole. Mozi taught about utilitarianism, merit, universality and efficiency. Mozi's school of thought began during a period when there

    Essay Length: 1,386 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Mr Mr

    Mr Mr

    Everyone is familiar with the 1800's percussion muskets. The "typical Civil War, muzzel-loading muskets, (mostly Springfields and Enfields). Pour in the black powder, drop in the round lead ball, pack it down with the ramrod, and BOOM! Fire away! But, although those were the most common Civil War weapons, companys like Colt Firearms and Remington, Spencer, Sharps, and many others, were quick to capitalize on the demand for weapons in the Civil War. They developed

    Essay Length: 262 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Mt. Vesuvius

    Mt. Vesuvius

    The Palaestra Pompeii In Roman times, the exercise yard was know as the palaestra and it was always a feature in every Roman town. Pompeii had a particularly large palaestra, sized at just over a hectare, it consumed the towns entire south-eastern boundary. Built in response to the Augustan wish of providing ample exercise and training grounds to their young, Pompeii's palaestra is unique as most were donated by public figures in the hope of

    Essay Length: 827 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Mughal Emperor Akbar

    Mughal Emperor Akbar

    Topic: What were the contribution of the Mughal emperor Akbar to the creation of an Indian national Identity? What were the greatest obstacles to his achievement in this? The greatest of the Mughal's emperors, Akbar, attempted the creation of a national identity for India by his numerous reforms, literal and cultural development, and policies of integration and organization. His reforms included a liberal policy toward the non-Muslims, religious innovations, the land revenue system and the

    Essay Length: 385 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Mughal Empire

    Mughal Empire

    While the Mughal Empire was extremely large in both size and population, it was very faulty and led to chaos in northern India, resulting in its decline and Britain’s control of India. During the rule of Aurangzeb Alamgir was the point when things started to decline. His corrupt policies and bad relationships with certain groups in India was the final event leading to the fall of an already weak empire. With all the chaos arising

    Essay Length: 464 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Multiculturalism of Islam

    Multiculturalism of Islam

    Multiculturalism of Islam The traditional tolerance under Islam falls short of full religious liberty which requires equality among people of different creeds as a basic human right. Islamic rule assigned different ranks and tasks to people of different beliefs in a way that allows only faithful Muslims full membership within the community. However, the definition of religious tolerance, judged by today's standard, is not applicable to that of the history. Therefore, it is true that

    Essay Length: 808 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Multiple Effects of the Atmoic Bomb

    Multiple Effects of the Atmoic Bomb

    The Multiple Effects of The Atomic Bomb by Wally Winters History 122 Scott Wade Fall, 2007 Winters 2 Outline Thesis: The dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan by the United States had very different but lasting effect on Japan, the United States, and the World. I. The atomic bombing affected Japan through an overwhelming loss of life, destruction of property and long-term illness plaguing thousands. a. Japan's substantial loss of life was like no

    Essay Length: 381 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Mumia Abu Jamal

    Mumia Abu Jamal

    Mumia Abu-Jamal, birth name Wesley Cook was born April 24 of 1954In 1968, Wesley was 14 years-old and participated in a protest at a George Wallace for president rally. While protesting, he was attacked by several white men. He stated that two men grabbed him. One kicked his head and face, while the other kicked him in the groin. As the two were still going, he yelled and screamed for the police he saw him

    Essay Length: 1,305 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Mun Uk

    Mun Uk

    Poverty is a growing issue caused by unemployment, structural adjustment, inequality, corruption, etc. The United Kingdom, and countries all around the world must face the challenge of producing jobs and employment opportunities for their residents in order to strive and prosper. Poverty is consuming the chance of survival for many of these poor citizens due to unemployment (half the world lives on two dollars per day) and other factors. This has resulted in a lack

    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Municiple Annexation Reform

    Municiple Annexation Reform

    In the 2017 special session the Texas Senate passes a bill to allow people to vote on whether a city can annex them or not. There had been an earlier version of the bill but it had died in the senate during the regular session. The bill had been filibustered on the last day of the regular session which they then added an amendment to the bill that provides a five-mile buffer around military zones

    Essay Length: 1,079 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 25, 2017 By: justinbieber11
  • Muromachi Period

    Muromachi Period

    The Muromachi style of Zen Buddhism has influence art and design ever since it's beginning in the 14th century. Although it was influenced by the Chinese styles at a parallel time, they both are still influential and noticed in today's world. For years Japanese Ink Painting continued to be consistent with a basis on nature, and simplicity. Was the beginning of Minimalism in Japan? Was it intentional? The open composition of space and content on

    Essay Length: 767 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Jon
  • Museo Del Arzobispado

    Museo Del Arzobispado

    Centro Histórico de la Ciudad de México, frente a la Plaza de la Constitución, ciertamente la Catedral Metropolitana es un tanto imponente. Pero muy cerca de ahí, se encuentra el lugar de interés: a un costado de catedral, comienza la calle de Moneda, cuya tradición está ligada a la acuñación del circulante y, entre otras, a la construcción de la sede del Arzobispado, en el actual número 4, encontramos desde 1530 el edificio del ex

    Essay Length: 344 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2011 By: BtooBatuca
  • Museum Art

    Museum Art

    From nature to modern technology, this world has always been engulf by many miraculous wonders. However, the first of the all of them are the seven wonders of the ancient world. These seven ancient wonders are the great pyramid of Egypt, the hanging gardens of Babylon, the statue of Zeus at Olympia, the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, the mausoleum at Halicarnassus, and the lighthouse of Alexandria. These seven gigantic wonders surround the Mediterranean Sea,

    Essay Length: 571 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Museum Visit

    Museum Visit

    Art Appreciation Assignment 4: Museum Visit to Metropolitan Museum of Art at 1:30 on June 18, 2008. Date: June 18, 2008 I went to the Metropolitan Museum of Art looking to compare two pieces of art. The pieces of art that I chose are Last Self-Portrait and Adonis and Venus. I really liked Last Self-Portrait by Andy Warhol and the painting I disliked was Adonis and Venus by Peter Paul Rubens. The piece of art

    Essay Length: 551 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Music


    Music has always been a part of African American culture. It was originated by enslaved Africans in the southern United States and was composed, played and sung in several forms. In African music, in both its original and its various Americanized forms, different beats are frequently superimposed, creating powerful polyrhythms that are perhaps the most striking and moving element of African music. Music was used as a way of expressing feelings and to get through

    Essay Length: 345 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Anna
  • Music Evolution

    Music Evolution

    Music Evolution Oh, darkeys hab ye heerd it, hab ye heerd de joyful news? Uncle Abram's' gwine to free us, and he'll send us where we chuse, For de Jubilee is comin' don't ye sniff it in de air! And sixty-three is the Jubilee for de darkeys eb'ry where! (Greene) Black music throughout the past couple of centuries has changed in many ways. It started out as a basic way to communicate, and then evolved

    Essay Length: 391 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Music History : Vienna

    Music History : Vienna

    I. In the reading, "Vienna under Joseph II and Leopold II," the major opera theatre was called the Burgtheater. This particular theater sat 1350 audience members. These audience members sat in various locations within this theater. The, "parterre noble," sat right in front of the stage and was reserved for the nobility. The first two tiers of boxes were also reserved for nobility except for those belonging to the imperial family, or reserved for foreign

    Essay Length: 1,712 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Edward
  • Music in the Middle Ages

    Music in the Middle Ages

    There were many different things that went on in the Middle Ages. One thing was music. Music in the Middle Ages was very important to many people. People used music for many different things. Sometimes it was used for entertainment. It was also used in churches. The people were very devoted to church. In church music was a huge aspect. Music was also used throughout everyone's life at some point. It may have been his

    Essay Length: 862 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Mike
  • Muslim Empires

    Muslim Empires

    The Muslim Empires Since the beginning, all empires have faced change in many ways, declining and rising in status. Many empires have collapsed, only to start again under a different name. Like all empires, the three Muslim Empires, the Ottomans, Safavids, and Mughals have faced this inevitable state. Although each individual empire is different, they each have similarities in their reasons for decline. Whether it is social, religious, economic, or political reasons, the empires, like

    Essay Length: 1,069 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Yan
  • Mussolini


    The first World War left the entire world in a state of chaos, suffrage as well as separation; this was all mainly centred in Europe. The European countries were most effected by this war because it was so close to home. Italy, being such a new country saw these effects in an extreme way. The already regionalised country became more and more separated and saw all the crippling societal results of this war. Benito Mussolini

    Essay Length: 706 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Musui’s Story

    Musui’s Story

    Musui's Story The time after the fifteen hundreds marked a time of great change in Asian countries. Places like China saw a new dynasty take control of the country. And almost every Asian civilization from India to Indonesia came in contact with people from western nations which changed the way people did business and the way Asians viewed the world. Japan, however, seemed to keep separate from the rest of Asia in the way that

    Essay Length: 1,318 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Steve
  • My Essay

    My Essay

    1. Introduction Apple is a multinational cooperation which was established on April, 1976 with their first hand made computer. In the earlier time, Apple experimented with lots of products in the market. Eventually, all these products significantly decreased their market shares. The company went under lots of loss. After the withdrawal of Steve Jobs in the year 1985, the company suffered a lot. After the return of CEO position of its founder, Steve Jobs, the

    Essay Length: 1,059 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2011 By: tgu123321
  • My Family History (culture Diversity Course)

    My Family History (culture Diversity Course)

    I was born on the Indian Reservation in North Carolina in 1967 to the Cherokee Tribe of Native American Indians. My parents were both full-blooded Cherokee and I was being raised to speak both my native tongue of Cherokee and English. Tsalagi (Tsa-la-gi) is an Iroquoian language and is spoken by 22,000 Cherokee people. The Tsalagi language in North America is at a great risk of becoming extinct. There are some government policies that were

    Essay Length: 948 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Fatih
  • My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre

    My Lai Massacre In March of 1968 Lieutenant William Calley entered an area termed "Pinkville" by army officials because "it was particularly troublesome and seemed to be infested with booby traps and enemy soldiers ". After penetrating the area, Calley commenced to round up every person he could see, civilian or not, and unload his machine gun on them. Then Calley ordered his platoon to do the same, no one was spared, women were raped

    Essay Length: 1,617 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Yan
  • My Reason in Oining

    My Reason in Oining

    General Directions: Write your answer below the given passages. Afterwards, rename the file with your SURNAME_SECTION and submit the assignment in this section. There is a submission button on the right side of the screen. The deadline is on October 12, Monday. ☺ P.S. A paraphrase also works like a précis. Both sentence construction and words used should be changed. The only difference between these two is the information included. In a précis, only the

    Essay Length: 558 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 20, 2015 By: Niko Dela Cruz
  • My Report on Roger Arliner Young

    My Report on Roger Arliner Young

    Roger Arliner Young was born in 1889 in Clifton Forge, Virginia. She studied at Howard University in 1916 and took her first science course in 1921. Roger's grades were very poor, so as a result, her science course teacher, Ernett Just, volunteered to tutor her. Roger then graduated with a bachelor's degree in 1923. Ernett continued helping her improve her skills. He also helped her find funding for graduate school. Roger entered the University of

    Essay Length: 309 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Fonta
  • My Visit to the San Mateo Buddhist Temple

    My Visit to the San Mateo Buddhist Temple

    Jasmine Ben Rached Dr. Delaporte Religions of the World Religious Service Report My Visit to the San Mateo Buddhist Temple It was a mostly clear, windy, Sunday Morning on February 9th- I had a warm cup of coffee in hand as I drove to The San Mateo Buddhist Temple. I typed in 2 South Claremont Street, San Mateo CA 94401 into google maps on my phone, and then proceeded to drive a little over the

    Essay Length: 1,615 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: October 21, 2015 By: Jasmine Ben Rached
  • My World

    My World

    According to Benjamin Barber, the future of International Relations is dominated by a conflict between McWorld and Jihad. The world is being simultaneously pulled together by McWorld and apart by Jihad. McWorld is working towards globalization and commodification by using the forces of capitalism to create human needs. Jihad, on the other side, is a sort of retribalization, where humanity is being divided and subdivided into exclusive units. Through retribalizing, Jihad tries to create a

    Essay Length: 453 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Jon
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