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  • American People Series by Faith Ringgold

    American People Series by Faith Ringgold

    While Faith Ringgold has had a long and successful career, the most exciting and powerful works of art she has created were the works of the nineteen-sixties. These works illustrate such passion and raw truth of the situation she and all of the African American people of the U.S. were facing during those turbulent times. These works of art truly show the growing divide between the American dream and the reality of life for many

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: July
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    american rev 2 American Revolution By: Jaime Feal E-mail: bball44@hotmail.com Jaime Feal American History Essay Among the many complex factors that contributed to instigating the American Revolution, two stand out most clearly: England's imposition of taxation on the colonies and the failure of the British to gain consent of those being governed, along with the military measures England took on the colonists. Adding to these aforementioned factors were the religious and political legacy of the

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    While the American Revolutionaries were successful in achieving some of their aims through the revolution, it had become apparent that the post-war country they had envisioned had since failed to formulate in 1789. The ideals of equality, political freedom, liberty and a republic government were only partially achieved by Washington's inauguration. However, this was not achieved easily or immediately. Between the period 1775-1783, the revolutionaries treatment of the loyalists was a contradiction to the political

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    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Jon
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    F&I war- British believed French provoked the war by building a chain of forts in the Ohio R. Valley, French-did it to halt the west ward growth of the brit. Colonies. GW- gov or VA sent a mall militia of GW troops, surrender to French+ N.A. on July 3, 1754, and started war Gen. Edward Braddock- in 1755 ended in defeat, 2000 GB regulars + colonial troops were routed by a smaller force of French

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Max
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    The American Revolution was a conflict between 13 British colonies in North America and their parent country, Great Britain. It was made up of two related events: the American War of Independence and the design of the American government. In 1775, the commander of British forces, General Thomas Gage, sent out troops to Concord and Lexington. The mission was to capture leaders of the rebel cause, John Hancock and Sam Adams. The rebel Paul Revere,

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    The American Revolution began for many reasons. Some long-term social, economic, and political changes in the British colonies; prior to 1750; provided the basis for and helped put America on the fast track of becoming an independent nation under its own control with its own government. America would no longer be ruled by a tyrant king thousands of miles away. A huge factor in the start of the revolution was the French and Indian War

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Mike
  • American Revolution

    American Revolution

    AMERICAN REVOLUTION Was the American revolution revolutionary? That was the question given to us by you to discuss and decide on a position, hence position paper. Well to fully answer this you have to know what is a revolution. The dictionary states that a revolution is an attempt to overthrow of one government and its replacement with another#. There have been many revolutions in history like the Russian Revolution and Chinese. Was the American Revolution

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • American Similarties to Rome

    American Similarties to Rome

    American civilization could possible end up like the Roman Empire. The Romans did many of the same things that we are doing today right before they fell. We are probably not going to fall but we are not the best we could be. We should change our habits before they become worse. The Romans did many things that led to their destruction. They ruined their morals by focusing on the moment and not worrying about

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • American Sports History

    American Sports History

    Negro League Owner: My name is DeHart Hubbard, founder of the Negro League, Cincinnati Tigers. Just recently Jackie Robinson-a black man- racially integrated the major leagues of baseball by signing a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers. This is both a bitter and sweet victory for Negroes in America on countless levels. Segregation forces Negroes to create our own educational, social and business institutions. These same black owned and operated institutions help foster pride within the

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Yan
  • American Transcendentalism

    American Transcendentalism

    American Transcendentalism American transcendentalism was an important movement in philosophy and literature that flourished during the early to middle years of the nineteenth century (1836-1860). It began as a reform movement in the Unitarian church, in eastern Massachusetts, extending the views of William Ellery Channing on an internal belief of God and the importance of sensitive thought. It was based on "a philosophic holding to the unity of the world and God, and the internal

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    Submitted: May 25, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • American's Involvement in Vietnam

    American's Involvement in Vietnam

    American's Involvement in Vietnam Dianne I. Causey History 102 Mr. Phillips The Vietnam War took place in Southeast Asia, which the United States fought during 1960s and early 1970s. The war waged from 1954 to 1975 between the communist North Vietnam and noncommunist South Vietnam, two parts of what was once the French colony of Indochina. Vietnamese communists attempted to take over the South, both by the invasion from the North and by guerrilla warfare

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: regina
  • Americans Take Up Arms Against British Gov.

    Americans Take Up Arms Against British Gov.

    Short Essay The Americans were justified in taking up arms against the British government, They were not overreacting. Great Britain had taken away many rights that a human had. They were taking advantage of America and using it as a source to pay the debts from war. They were taxed very heavily but yet still they were not able to have any representation of the country which they were taxed by. Also Great Brittan had

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Kevin
  • America’s Destiny

    America’s Destiny

    America's Destiny Our Country was founded by men and women who had the fortitude to face up to challenges and persevere. They lived through many hardships to make our country what it is today. Many men gave their lives so that we might live free from British tyranny and call our land our own. We have made great strides since our independence, but we cannot afford to grow stagnant. Not when there is so much

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    Submitted: March 30, 2010 By: Anna
  • Amistad

    Amistad

    The true story of the August 25, 1839 revolt on the Spanish slave ship La Amistad. The slaves were from Sierra Leone, West Africans who had been borne across the vast ocean to Havana, Cuba in an abusive Portuguese slave ship. Sold there at a slave auction and moved to the bowels of the Amistad ("Friendship" in Spanish), where they were chained like wild animals, the 44 African slaves had released themselves through a bloody

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Muscular Atrophy: An Annotated Bibliography

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Muscular Atrophy: An Annotated Bibliography

    Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis - Muscular Atrophy: An Annotated Bibliography Abramovitz, Melissa. "Lou Gehrig's Disease" p17-61. Treatment for ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease has found that Vitamin E and the drug known as Riluzole can help the progression of the disease. When taking the medication Riluzole it has shown to prolong survival in patients by two to three months and it has also delayed the use for breathing support. There is a few side effects to

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • An Analysis of the Origins of the Sino-Soviet Split and Its Influence on International Relations in the East and South East Asian Region

    An Analysis of the Origins of the Sino-Soviet Split and Its Influence on International Relations in the East and South East Asian Region

    A key factor to keep in mind when examining the Sino-Soviet dispute and its impact on foreign relations in South East Asia is that the region is characterised by shifting and fluid interactions and security arrangements (Yahuda, 1996: 9). This means coalitions can change, former enemies can become future allies and conflict is not easily defined. The Sino-Soviet alliance, based on a mutual belief in the ideology of Marxism-Leninism, degenerated over a period of more

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • An Examination of Leviathan and the Second Treatise of Government

    An Examination of Leviathan and the Second Treatise of Government

    The focus of this essay is to examine the political theories of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke as presented in their books, Leviathan and The Second Treatise of Government, through the analyses of their definitions and uses of the terms: natural equality, natural right, natural liberty and law of nature. It is important to note that Locke and Hobbes each have a different conception of human nature which is reflected in their uses of these

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Jack
  • An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

    An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump

    Sidhu Navjot Kaur Sidhu An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump Joseph Wright’s “An Experiment on a Bird in the Air Pump”, created in 1768, shows an early scientific experiment because the painting includes more science. Joseph Wright is the first major artist in the England. He depicts scientific experiments in his paintings. His paintings known for the industrial scenes and dramatic use of lighting. Wright’s paintings also include emotional as well as

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    Submitted: August 5, 2017 By: Nav6566
  • An Eye for an Eye

    An Eye for an Eye

    An eye for an eye was a pretty common way to solve problems in the ancient world and many cultures adopted it. There are many similarities in laws about justice and social responsibility between the Egyptians, Mesopotamians and Hebrews. For instance all three cultures have laws about not hurting ones own parents, but the consequences differ for each culture. The Mesopotamians say that if a son strikes his father his hand would be cut off,

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Fonta
  • An Insight to Castle Howard

    An Insight to Castle Howard

    Castle Howard was built at the beginning of the 18th century and home to the Howard family for over 300 years. Eleven generations have continuously lived in the house since it was built for Charles Howard, 3rd Earl of Carlisle. When visiting castle Howard I was initially astonished by the beautiful grounds in which the castle is situated in. Walking in such magnificent natural surroundings really sets the scene for the amazing house that sit

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Top
  • An Overview of Hakka People History

    An Overview of Hakka People History

    An Overview of Hakka People History JNU_logo.png Student Name : Ganesh Lal Gurung Student No. : 1531048003 Major : China Studies Supervisor : Prof. Juliet Johnson Date : 28/12/2015 Statement of Originality I hereby declare that the essay presented is the result of research performed by me personally, under guidance from my supervisor. This essay does not contain any content (other than those cited with references) that has been previously published or written by others,

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    Submitted: November 16, 2016 By: ganeshlalgurung
  • An Overview of the Life of a Spanish National Hero

    An Overview of the Life of a Spanish National Hero

    An Overview of the Life of a Spanish National Hero Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known best as El Cid, is revered as a great national hero of Spain. The name El Cid comes from the Arabic В‘El Seid' meaning the Lord. Known to his admiring countrymen as В‘campeador', or champion, he was a Spanish warrior whom later legend made into a hero and the symbol of chivalry and virtue. El Cid was born in Vivar

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Analects of Confucius

    Analects of Confucius

    1. How does gender affect the way one relates to law? To kin? To community? First is the female’s interaction with law during the mid 17th century T’an-Ch’eng. This interaction is best seen in the last two chapters of the book describing the story of Woman Wang and the trial that occurred after her death. It seems that females had very little influence on the law. The way punishment was handed out was at the

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Analiza Comparativa a Comunicarii De Marketing Pentru Marca Milka

    Analiza Comparativa a Comunicarii De Marketing Pentru Marca Milka

    Rezumat introductive Milka un brand de prestigiu al Kraft Foods International, situandu-se in segmentul premium al pietei ciocalatei din Romania vorbeste mai ales consumatorilor tineri la orice varsta. Cel mai vandut produs pe segmentul premium al tabletelor este ciocolata Milka. Milka este brandul cu cea mai rapida crestere de pe piata, triplandu-si cota in ultimii 3 ani, conform datelor Kraft. Milka concureaza direct cu Heidi sau Anidor (Supreme Chocolat), pe un segment tot mai competitiv

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: georgik_dulcika
  • Analyse the Main Terms of the Treaty of Versailles

    Analyse the Main Terms of the Treaty of Versailles

    Analyse the main terms of the Treaty of Versailles The territorial provisions of the Treaty of Versailles saw Alsace-Lorraine restored to France. The left bank of the Rhine and a fifty-kilometre strip on the right bank were permanently demilitarised, and an allied army of occupation stationed there. This army was to be progressively reduced every five years, provided Germany fulfilled her treaty obligations, and finally withdrawn in 1935. The Saarland was placed under a League

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    Submitted: February 25, 2018 By: cwoods435
  • Analyse the Ways in Which Stalin Came to Power in the Soviet Union in 1929

    Analyse the Ways in Which Stalin Came to Power in the Soviet Union in 1929

    Analyse the ways in which Stalin came to power in the Soviet Union in 1929 (15 marks) Joseph Stalin, the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953. For Stalin to reach this high position in the Soviet Union and gain power in authoritarian Russia, he had to stabilise a credible and highly tactful plan. This included betrayal, terror, force and most importantly power. However all were successful in gaining

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    Submitted: October 7, 2017 By: ure19
  • Analysis About the Atlanta Exposition Address

    Analysis About the Atlanta Exposition Address

    Is it feasible to mend the relationship between two friends in a cold war for a few days? Probably yes. What about asking thousands of people that are divided into two groups and have prejudice and ethnic discrimination over many years to work together? It seems ri-diculous. However, neglecting the traditional views about the inharmonic relationship be- tween blacks and whites, Booker T. Washington, an influential educator and the founder of Tuskegee Normal and

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    Submitted: January 11, 2017 By: lingeeeer
  • Analysis and Comparison of Two Epic Characters Gilgamesh and Enkidu

    Analysis and Comparison of Two Epic Characters Gilgamesh and Enkidu

    In the epic of Gilgamesh, there are many complex characters. The poet introduced and created Enkidu to serve as a foil and contrast the protagonist of the epic Gilgamesh. The epic describes Gilgamesh as god and man. He is two-thirds god, and one-third man. Enkidu was an animal and man. He was born as a wild savage. He lives with the animals in the forest. The gods transform him into a human by changing him

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Monika
  • Analysis of "madam and Her Madam"

    Analysis of "madam and Her Madam"

    The poem is setup in four line stanzas. Lines two and four of each stanza rhyme. In the first stanza Hughes uses a ironic tone. He establishes that the dislike is for work and not the person the work is being done for. In the second and third stanza Hughes continues to describe the hard work being done. He conveys to the reader a sense of frustration. He uses the words "too" and "then" to

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    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Jon
  • Analysis of Achilles’ Personality Growth in Homer’s the Iliad

    Analysis of Achilles’ Personality Growth in Homer’s the Iliad

    Achilles, the famous mythological war hero, is the central character in The Iliad. It is his storyline that creates the essence of the epic war written by Homer. Although it may seem that the main theme is about the dominance, gruesomeness, and destruction of Troy when the poem is first read, this is not the main focus. It is in The Iliad, that we see how Achilles transforms from youth to maturity; and grows through

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Wendy

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