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  • The Parliament

    The Parliament

    The Parliament was an elected organization set up by the king to manage the country to save the King the effort. Although officially ruled by the King, Parliament was increasing it's power so rapidly that by the 1600s it could no longer be relied on to do what the King wanted. King Charles 1st came into conflict with his Parliament in 1629 when he ordered Parliament to raise taxes and it refused. His response was

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Parthenon

    The Parthenon

    THE PARTHENON The Parthenon in Athens is the most important and characteristic monument of ancient Greek civilization, it is a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. It shows the finest point of Greek architecture, history and ancient Greek religious beliefs. The Parthenon is a temple dedicated to Athens patron goddess, Athena (Herbert, 2006:3). Athena was the goddess of civilization, wisdom, weaving, crafts and war. She never had a consort or lover, and so she was

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The Parthenon - an Ancient Greek Temple

    The Parthenon - an Ancient Greek Temple

    The Greeks had an eager individualistic strain that led them to high levels of creative thinking in art, science, and literature. They were by nature sensitive to beauty and made its creation and enjoyment an important and necessary part of their lives. The Parthenon is a beautiful monument noted for its perfect simplicity of design and the harmony of its proportions. 1 From the architecture, to the sculpture, to the history of this great monument

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Parthenon and the Elgin Marbles by Epaminondas Vranopoulos

    The Parthenon and the Elgin Marbles by Epaminondas Vranopoulos

    THE PARTHENON AND THE ELGIN MARBLES BY EPAMINONDAS VRANOPOULOS Athens 1985 PREFACE The response to the Greek government's demand for the return to Greece of the sculptures of the Parthenon, now in the British Museum, has been so encouraging that it has given rise to hopes that the Elgin Marbles, as they have come to be known, may indeed one day be restored to their rightful home. The favourable response has come from UNESCO and

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fonta
  • The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity

    The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity

    The document, "The Passion of Saints Perpetua and Felicity," shows just how mighty and fearless the faith of the martyrs were in Rome around 203 A.D. in which our story takes place. During the rule of Diocletian, Christianity was not the religion of popular belief. Many of Romans practiced polytheism. As a result, numerous Christian believers were persecuted for their divine faith in God. Surprisingly, the Christian martyrs did not care that they were sentenced

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Patriot

    The Patriot

    The Patriot took place during the Revolutionary War and in 1776 there is much intense fighting that is going on in the north, while in the south the people are trying to recruit anyone who was willing to fight against the British. The main character is Benjamin Martin who is a veteran of the French and Indian war who wants independence from Britain, but he is not willing to risk the safety of his children

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Patriot

    The Patriot

    The Patriot The movie starts out with Benjamin and his family on their plantation. Benjamin gets a letter and the family goes to Charlestown, South Carolina to address the issue of going to war with Britain. Benjamin starts the movie having lost his wife and having to raise four sons and two daughters by him self. Benjamin is against going to war with Britain but the state votes on going to war. This vote allows

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Patriot Act

    The Patriot Act

    Kerrie Jones A.p. Lang. & Comp. Pd. 3(G) The Patriot Act "After 9/11, people were very frightened and upset about what had happened but now they are recognizing that safety and constitutional rights are not mutually exclusive " (FBI needs to reel in). This is probably how they felt when they created the patriot act that they had to do something. They had to do something to find the terrorists so that everyone would be

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    Submitted: February 28, 2010 By: Vika
  • The People’s Liberation Army

    The People’s Liberation Army

    The People's Liberation Army, including strategic nuclear forces, army, navy, and air force, serves as the military of the People's Republic of China (PRC). It is 2.8 million strong making this force the largest army in the world. The PLA was established in the 1920s as the military arm of the Communist Party of China. It was originally named the Red Army. The People's Liberation Army's insignia consists of a round device with a design

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Persian Gulf War

    The Persian Gulf War

    Introduction Wars have been apart of this world almost as long as anything else has. Even in the Bible days there are records of wars. There are many reasons that states choose to go to war. Sometimes it is for the expansion of a nation or state, other times it is for financial gains, and it also could be for security or defense purposes. Whatever the case may be, wars have been apart of human

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Persian Wars - 499 Bc to 479 Bc

    The Persian Wars - 499 Bc to 479 Bc

    The Persian Wars - 499 BC to 479 BC In the 5th century BC the vast Persian Empire attempted to conquer Greece. If the Persians had succeeded, they would have set up local tyrants, called satraps, to rule Greece and would have crushed the first stirrings of democracy in Europe. The survival of Greek culture and political ideals depended on the ability of the small, disunited Greek city-states to band together and defend themselves against

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: July
  • The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won

    The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won

    The Persian Wars: How the Greeks Won The Persian Wars were a series of conflicts fought between the Greek states and the Persian Empire from 500-449 BC. It started in 500 BC, when a few Greek city-states on the coast of Asia Minor, who were under the control of the Persian Empire, revolted against the despotic rule of the Persian king Darius. Athens and Eretria in Euboea gave aid to these Greek cities but not

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Pharisees

    The Pharisees

    In order to gain a fully comprehensive insight into Jesus Christ, his person and his politics, one must delve deeper into the historical and social context of His time on earth. Most are aware of the general details; that he resided in the Galilee and Judea regions, that his birth determined the turn of the first century, and that he interacted with various cultural and social forces. The parties with which he was involved were

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: regina
  • The Philippines a Century Hence by Jose Rizal

    The Philippines a Century Hence by Jose Rizal

    PART ONE: Following our usual custom of facing squarely the most difficult and delicate questions related to the Philippines, without weighing the consequences that our frankness may bring upon us, we shall in the present article treat of their future. In order to read the destiny of a people, it is necessary to open the book of its past, and this, for the Philippines may be reduced in general terms to what follows. Scarcely had

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: blinkandwink
  • The Philippines Is Bordered by the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean

    The Philippines Is Bordered by the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean

    The Philippines is bordered by the South China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. It has three major island groups which are the Luzon, the largest island and where the capital is located; Visayan, and Mindanao. Eleven islands make up 94 percent of the Philippine landmass, and two of these--Luzon and Mindanao--measure 105,000 and 95,000 square kilometers, respectively. They, together with the cluster of the Visayan Islands that separate them, represent the three principal regions of

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: regina
  • The Philosopher’s Stone

    The Philosopher’s Stone

    According to legend, the Philosopher's Stone was able to turn “lesser” metals, such as copper and lead, into gold and to grant eternal life. The endless search for this object of arcane lore was undertaken by men who became known as alchemists. These men believed that by finding the Stone, they could purify their souls of sin and gain the knowledge of God. According to the article on the Philosopher's Stone in The Encyclopedia of

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Philosophies of Judge Dee

    The Philosophies of Judge Dee

    The translated novel Celebrated Cases of Judge Dee tells of a district magistrate of Chang-Ping in the T’ang Dynasty named Judge Dee Goong An, famous for his ability to solve mysterious cases. This is simple enough, except it is immediately evident to the reader that Judge Dee is not just a normal magistrate content with solving a case – it is easy to see that he always digs deeper. His success is unparalleled in the

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    Submitted: March 24, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Phoenicans

    The Phoenicans

    The Phoenicans The Phoenicans were a tribe of people who lived of the coast of Africa. They believed that the world was dead, and the sun revolved around them. Although they were simple minded people, they believed in world peace. They knew that aliens were to come to their islands in 50 years after their emperpr, the Great Speaker, were to die. In all honesty, the Phoenicans were very dumb and naïve. They also believed

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    Submitted: November 17, 2016 By: asdjfk
  • The Phoenician Civilization

    The Phoenician Civilization

    February 21, 2016 AP World History The Phoenician Civilization The Phoenicians were a sea-travelling, trading civilization with numerous contributions to our way of life. Their most notable was the creation of the alphabet. They also produced purple dye and some advances in shipbuilding as well as navigation. The Phoenicians also had a reputation for being able to trade almost anything anywhere, along the Mediterranean Sea. Interaction Between Humans and the Environment The Phoenician people originated

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    Submitted: February 21, 2016 By: user456
  • The Pivitol Effect of the French and Indian War on Great Britain and Its American Colonies

    The Pivitol Effect of the French and Indian War on Great Britain and Its American Colonies

    The French and Indian War helped to put an extensive strain on the relations of the powerful Great Britain and its loyal American Colonies. The war had put an exclusive strain greatly separating Britain and its colonies. The relations between Britain and its colonies deteriorated to a point of collapse. The French and Indian War had a significant history altering effect on Britain's political, economic, and ideological relationship with its American colonies. Starting, Parliament's massive

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • The Place of New Habitation

    The Place of New Habitation

    The Place of New Habitation Many will say that England's rise to become a world power started in 1606, this as King James of England pondered on how to establish the country's first colony. In contrast to Spain and Portugal, he made the wise choice of leaving the initiative in private hands. The King gave a charter for land the same year, and the now famous colony of Jamestown, Virginia, was founded the year after.

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Placement of Women in Society

    The Placement of Women in Society

    The Placement of Women in Society Philosophes had a fundamental representation of the roles of man and women. They were the key advocates of change and movement toward the future. Yet, nowhere in this picture of reform did they see women. Rousseau is one of the philosophes who did not believe that women were of great potential, or that they needed higher education. To him, men were above women. He believed that the man did

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Pledge of Allegiance

    The Pledge of Allegiance

    The Pledge of Allegiance Pledge allegiance to the flag of United States of America. And to the republic for which it stands. One nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all. So is it that hard? Now be honest. When the announcements came on the television at 7:17 in the morning, how many people were excited to stand up and say the pledge of allegiance? I would like to make a bet that

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Poet as a Rebel

    The Poet as a Rebel

    The Poet as a Rebel Ted Hughes (1930-1998) is regarded as one of the most accomplished British poets to emerge since World War II. He is a versatile poet who is best known for his wildness, his unique point of view to the role of a poet just like a shaman and his powerful poems that feature violent and bloody themes, symbolic and mythical images, bold metaphors and resonant language. Though he is a major

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Anna
  • The Pol Pot Regime in Cambodia:when, How and Why?

    The Pol Pot Regime in Cambodia:when, How and Why?

    paper used at Beloit college, prof. Rapp. Was presented to the entire college. Thought you might wanna know. Cambodia, a Southeast Asian country that shares borders with Thailand, Vietnam and Laos, was under the French rule from 1863 until 1953. This long period of time affected people who fell into apathy demonstrated through their lack of political interest and desire for change. However, during this period of time, a small communist group started to emerge.

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • The Policies and Actions Which Help/hindered U.S-Soviet Relations During the Administrations Of: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr.

    The Policies and Actions Which Help/hindered U.S-Soviet Relations During the Administrations Of: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr.

    Events, Policies and Actions Which Help/Hindered U.S-Soviet Relations during the Administrations of: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and George Bush Sr. American Government-MWF Cyle Parker Dr. Charles P. Willie March 7, 2004 Events, Policies and Actions between the United States and the USSR during the Carter, Regan and Bush Sr. Administrations The relationship between superpowers has always been complex. There is the natural inclination to achieve dominance on the world stage, while trying to keep a

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: July
  • The Positive Impact Martin Luther Had on the Reformation

    The Positive Impact Martin Luther Had on the Reformation

    THE POSITIVE IMPACT MARTIN LUTHER HAD ON THE REFORMATION Martin Luther had several positive impacts on the Reformation. For instance, putting the immorality of the Catholic Church under microscope and later coming to a revolutionary idea that will limit their power. One aspect of the Catholic Church that was challenged by Martin Luther were the indulgences the church was selling in order to build a new church in Rome. Indulgences were the selling of prayers

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Monika
  • The Presidency

    The Presidency

    The Presidency - The powers of the presidency are described very briefly in Article II of the Constitution. Specific powers include: - Chief Administrator - Commander-in-Chief - Chief Lawmaker - Chief Diplomat - Chief of State - In addition to those enumerated powers, presidents have claimed they have certain inherent powers to do whatever has to be done to fulfill their responsibilities as leaders. - George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln all expanded on

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Prince

    The Prince

    "All the states, all the dominions, under whose authority men have lived in the past and live now have been and are either republics or principalities." In Machiavelli's, The Prince, timeless keys to a successful principality are examined. The keys are understanding human nature, respecting that nature, and reaffirming that successful leadership can exist in the same fashion yesterday, today, and tomorrow. Machiavelli's perspective of human nature is founded on the principle that people in

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Prince

    The Prince

    The Prince Governing countries and states properly has been a difficult task from the beginning of time. In every country there will be people to who are unhappy and will disagree with your rule, causing your system to fail. So, century after century, people have tried new ways to make their politics suffice everyone's needs. However, the art of politics is a complicated and challenging issue that will always be needed to be dealt with.

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
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