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  • The Meiji Era and Japan’s Journey to Modernization

    The Meiji Era and Japan’s Journey to Modernization

    The Meiji Period is a term used to refer to the 45-year reign of Emperor Meiji in Japan, which lasted from 1868 to 1912. The Meiji Period marked the end of the Tokagawa era in Japan and was a major shift in Japanese culture as well as the way of life. There were major reforms in Japanese law, society, government, the military and economics during the Meiji regime. It took Japan from a world isolated

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Melting Pot

    The Melting Pot

    The Melting Pot For hundreds of years, people have been immigrating to America. The list of reasons for this action can be infinite. The most common motive is to begin a new life. Inhabitants from all over the world desire to move to such a great country. This is because there are so many great opportunities in this country that can help people live a great life. Therefore, America is the blender and transcender of

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Andrew
  • The Melting Pot of Politics, the Progressive Era

    The Melting Pot of Politics, the Progressive Era

    The Melting Pot of Politics, The Progressive Era The Progressive Movement during the late 1890’s was one of America’s most influential time periods. It was not one group of people fighting for one thing; it was a plethora of people that had different ideas of how they saw society changing and how to improve it. Everyone was very different as far as parties went and had their own views. There were a few main parties

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Mesopotamian Disaster

    The Mesopotamian Disaster

    The Middle East has been a region of culture, learning, and civilization since the beginning of history. It has served as the land where three major religions came to be, it was also the cradle of civilization. Mesopotamia in particular, was once an extremely fertile area due to periodic flooding of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. The land of Abraham, it is still one of the most highly sought after areas in the world due

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Met

    The Met

    Metropolitan Museum of Art's piece This superb pair standing statue remains semi-attached to the limestone block from which they were carved. There is chipping on the surface of Memi's (man) right arm. A portion of Sabu's (woman) nose and her lips appear to be chipped off as well. On the lower part of Sabu's body there is chipping on both legs and right underneath her pelvic area. There are visible horizontal lines that cut right

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Metis

    The Metis

    The Metis were partly french and partly indian. Their leader was called Louis riel. Following the Union of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company in 1821, trading had been reorganized in order to reduce expenses. Since there was no longer competition in the fur trade, it was unnecessary to have two or more posts serving a single trading district. For this reason, some posts had been closed and the number of brigades

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

    The Metis

    The Metis were partly french and partly indian. Their leader was called Louis riel. Following the Union of the Hudson's Bay Company and the North West Company in 1821, trading had been reorganized in order to reduce expenses. Since there was no longer competition in the fur trade, it was unnecessary to have two or more posts serving a single trading district. For this reason, some posts had been closed and the number of brigades

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • The Middle Passage

    The Middle Passage

    The "Middle Passage" was the journey of slave trading ships from the west coast of Africa, where the slaves were obtained, across the Atlantic, where they were sold or, in some cases, traded for goods such as molasses, which was used in the making of rum. However, this voyage has come to be remembered for much more than simply the transport and sale of slaves. The Middle Passage was the longest, hardest, most dangerous, and

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Military of the Roman Empire

    The Military of the Roman Empire

    Military of the Roman Empire The military of the Roman Empire formed the group that held Rome together. They fought with steadfast courage, love for their country, and honor for their people. They overcame some of the deadliest battles, even when they were outnumbered tremendously. There were several ranks and types of soldiers in the Roman Empire. There were around thirty-five to forty different types of soldiers in the Roman Military, all of which I

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    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: Monika
  • The Misconceptions and the Outside Influences of the Genocide in Cambodia

    The Misconceptions and the Outside Influences of the Genocide in Cambodia

    When the people in the outside world were living the life of their dreams, the Cambodians were left all alone with their broken hearts that’s been shattered into pieces. It was the time period between 1975 and 1979, when the Khmer Rouge organized the mission to “reconstruct Cambodia on the communist model of Mao’s China.” (Peace Pledge Union) Many intellectuals and educated people at the time were eliminated, along with their extended family and their

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Mississippi Indians

    The Mississippi Indians

    The Mississippi Indians Ever since I was young, I wanted to learn more about the Indians that used to live in the area of my hometown of Bay St. Louis, MS. Luckily, deep in a large group of woods nearby, my team of archaeologists and I stumbled upon the remains of an old Indian household. This household, was preserved to almost the same as is was back when the Indians lived in it. There were

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Modern India

    The Modern India

    September 7. Assignment 1 and 2. In the years just prior to the mutiny it seems that many factors combined to create a climate of social and political unrest in India. The political expansion of the East India Company at the expense of native princes and of the Mughal court aroused Hindu and Muslim alike, the harsh land policies, as well as the rapid introduction of European civilization, threatened traditional India. The technological changes and

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The Modern Nigerian Economy

    The Modern Nigerian Economy

    The Modern Nigerian Economy Nigeria is located on the west coast of Africa and is the most populous black country in the world, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Benin and Cameroon. Nigeria covers 356,668 sq miles and is about the same size as California, Nevada and Utah combined. Nigeria is diverse in people and culture. Oil-rich Nigeria, long stunted by political instability, corruption, inadequate infrastructure, and poor management, is undertaking some reforms under a

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Mongol Army

    The Mongol Army

    The Mongols had large armies, certainly; but it is their character rather than their size which is crucial "His army is as numerous as ants and locusts. His warriors are as brave as lions." -Anonymous Historians used to opine that the Mongol's success was a result of their overwhelmingly large armies. They proved to be superior to all their enemies, across the globe, having rarely lost a dramatic battle. Quality, not quantity, was the key

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Mongols

    The Mongols

    The Mongols When Westerners such as ourselves and people native to Europe are asked what they know of the Mongols the answer is usually ruthless barbarians intent upon world domination. After all these years you would expect that the educational points presented to the different generations in school would have given a different view of the Mongol civilization. Leaving this vision instilled upon generation after generation is detrimental to learning the different positive aspects left

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Monitor and the Merrimack

    The Monitor and the Merrimack

    The Monitor and the Merrimack The battle on March 9, 1862, between the USS Monitor and the CSS Merrimack, officially the CSS Virginia, is one of the most revolutionary naval battles in world history. Up until that point, all battles had been waged between wooden ships. This was the first battle in maritime history that two ironclad ships waged war. The USS Merrimack was a Union frigate throughout most of its existence, up until the

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Most Convincing Propogandist

    The Most Convincing Propogandist

    At the turn of the 20th century, when film production was beginning to become more accessible to people around the world, an artistic revolution was in the making. Filmmakers everywhere had begun experimenting with their camera angles, focus points, films lengths and so forth. However, during an era in which political unrest was prevalent throughout many different areas of the world, a filmmaker's artistic freedom and occasionally abilities were haltered. Many Russian films that were

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Max
  • The Most Effective Absolute Rulers

    The Most Effective Absolute Rulers

    The Most Effective Absolute Rulers During the late 1400s and 1500s, many rulers took great measures to centralize political power and place it in their own hands. This lead to the occurrence of absolute monarchies, some of which I thought were overall very effective. In absolute monarchies, theoretically the monarch is all-powerful, with no legal limitations to his or her authority. Absolutism in Europe was characteristically justified by the doctrine of divine right, according to

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    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Most Important Consequence of the Printing Press

    The Most Important Consequence of the Printing Press

    The Most Important Consequence of the Printing Press From the 1400s to present day, the importance and the impact of the Gutenburg’s printing press is still very relevant. This one invention congregated groups of people like never before and led to the diffusion of cultures on a global scale.#1 Before Gutenburg’s time, scholars and scribes would manually have to transfer book to book by hand.#1 However, with the invention of the printing press, thoughts, ideas,

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    Submitted: March 3, 2015 By: Michael Finizio
  • The Most Important Reason Why Tsarist Rule in Russia Ended in 1917 Was the Influence of Rasputin

    The Most Important Reason Why Tsarist Rule in Russia Ended in 1917 Was the Influence of Rasputin

    Rasputin is likely to have undermined the image of the Royal family through his lack of class, uncouth appearance and the rumours he made no effort to deny of his orgies and wild drunken parties. Also, if he did sleep with the Tsarina and her two eldest daughter as was rumoured, then that would make the Tsar look very foolish. Also, one of the reasons the Tsar had been respected up to this point was

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Most Influential Person in the 20th Century

    The Most Influential Person in the 20th Century

    Given what we know from history or personal experience, one must acknowledge that an influential person has to be someone with an extraordinary vision, someone that has made an impact on the world. Influence can be defined in a myriad of ways. I define "influence" in terms of direct change in the concrete circumstances of individual lives. It would be hard to identify anyone whose influence has been both more widespread and more beneficial than

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Bred
  • The Most Wanted Violence Groups in Late Imperial China

    The Most Wanted Violence Groups in Late Imperial China

    Accompany with rapid growth of population and decline of government administration, violence groups became a significant popular culture in late imperial China. Although religious sects, brotherhood associations and banditry were all considered as illegal violence groups, they were very different because of their different political perspectives. A comparison and contrast of religious sects, brotherhood associations and banditry indicates that religious sects, who were considered threatening and be suppressed by the Manchu government, played a main

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Movie Vs. the Epic

    The Movie Vs. the Epic

    Was any living person around for the ancient times? No, and no one truly knows what happened, but epics like The Iliad, written by Homer, allows one to visualize what it was like and lead filmmakers to try and create accurate depictions in their movies. Troy, directed by Wolfgang Petersen, is a movie that retells the story of The Iliad or at least it is an attempt to. Although the movie Troy does make a

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Moviegoer

    The Moviegoer

    Authors such as Walker Percy often use local color and regional reference in their literary works for two reasons. The first reason is to establish a setting in which the story will take place. All of the activities and conflicts that occur throughout the story are often related to or triggered by an element of their surrounding. Walker Percy often relates to the "burning swamps of Chef Menteur". This phrase is used to paint a

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Anna
  • The Multilingual Scotland

    The Multilingual Scotland

    The multilingual Scotland A seed from Ireland When trying to understand the change of accents in Scotland, it is inevitable to look into the major language that existed in the ancient time. Its name is Gaelic. Originally, it was the native language firstly spoken in Ireland. At about A.D.400, it spread to several parts of England including Scotland as the immigrants from Ireland settled down. They were referred to “Scotti” by the Roman writers and

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    Submitted: June 18, 2016 By: JeremyX
  • The Muralist Movement in Mexico

    The Muralist Movement in Mexico

    The Muralist Movement in Mexico Mural painting is one of the oldest and most important forms of artistic, political and social expression. Mexican muralists, Diego Rivera, Jose Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros revived this form of painting in Mexico and led the way for the Muralist Movement in Mexico. Their murals were based on the political and social conditions of the times. During the beginning of the 20th century, Mexico went through a political

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: July
  • The Murder of Cleitus

    The Murder of Cleitus

    Basic Elements The uncontested facts are few. Cleitus is introduced quite differently in various accounts as: Cleitus, Clitus, Kleitos, Cleitus the Black, and Cleitus son of Dropides. In most accounts however, the event is at Samarcand/Maracanda and the cause for the excessive drinking is the feast of the twins Castor and Pollux (Gemini). It is certain Cleitus and Alexander began to throw insults at one another. At some point, a poem is sarcastically recited about

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Artur
  • The Nation of Growth - the Tide Is a Changing

    The Nation of Growth - the Tide Is a Changing

    Expanding Nation October 18, 2005 THE NATION OF GROWTH The tide is a changing At the beginning of the 1900's the nation faced its biggest changes since the revolutionary war. During the time between the revolution and the war of 1812 the economy of the country was largely tied to international trade, if our international partners stopped buying our goods such as tobacco and timber then the whole domestic economy faltered. Americans remained mostly self-sufficient.

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Top
  • The National Identity of Australia, 1901-1914

    The National Identity of Australia, 1901-1914

    The National Identity of Australia, 1901-1914. On the first of January, 1901, six squabbling colonies united, and the Commonwealth of Australia was born. In the years to follow, leading up to the tragedy of World War One, Australian nationalism was to reach new heights, as the people sought to develop their own national identity, a sense of belonging to their great Southern land. New railways linked the formerly divided State capitals, the telegraph service could

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • The National Socialist German Workers’ Party

    The National Socialist German Workers’ Party

    The National Socialist German Workers’ Party Research Paper The National Socialist German Workers’ Party (NSDAP), or “Nazi” party, was originated during the World War I/II era and was established as a political party, known at the time as the “German Workers’ Party”, which would be both working-class and nationalist. The party was created as a means to draw Germany’s working-class away from communism and towards nationalism. Its founding was heavily influenced from the belief that

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    Submitted: November 23, 2016 By: drackin
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