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  • 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
  • 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: November 12, 2009 By: Stenly
  • The Prince

    The Prince

    "The Prince" Niccolo Machiavelli was born in the city of Florence, May 3, 1469. From writing such an excellent piece as "The Prince" he was born to a well known family but with little money left for his generation. He grew up middleclass but took the best of his education and delved deeply in the History of the Roman Republic. At the age of 25 the leading family in Italy, The Medici Family, was driven

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Prince Analytical Paper

    The Prince Analytical Paper

    Niccolo Machiavelli was born in Florence, Italy in the 1400’s, into a time called the renaissance. At this time in Italy the nation was not really a nation at all, it was divided up into city-states. These city-states were always at war with each other, but loyal to one leader, the king. The renaissance brought instability and insecurity to Italy. Although Machiavelli's book, The Prince was written during the renaissance and in a time of

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    Submitted: May 3, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Principles of Ottoman Rule on the Balkans

    The Principles of Ottoman Rule on the Balkans

    The principles of Ottoman rule in the Balkans Introduction To make sense of the rapid changes in the last two hundred years of Balkan history, we need some sense of what went before, by looking at the Habsburg and Ottoman "old regimes" in the Early Modern period. The Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire are often (and usefully) presented together as natural rivals: one Catholic, the other Muslim; one western and European, the other eastern

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Printing Press in 1450-1600

    The Printing Press in 1450-1600

    The Printing Press in 1450-1600 Johannes Gutenberg, inventor of the printing press, is said to be the man of the millennium. This is because the printing press was such a valuable tool in that time and it helped shape the world's future for the better. The printing press was invented in 1450 during the Renaissance. It changed many aspects of the time, from what they used to be. During the 1450s to the 1600s the

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Process of Building Stonehenge Research Paper

    The Process of Building Stonehenge Research Paper

    The Process of Building Stonehenge Research Paper Uploaded by YorkMan on May 27, 2005 The Process of Building Stonehenge There are probably hundreds of myths and legends about Stonehenge. Various people have attributed the building of this great megalith to the Danes, Romans, Saxons, Greeks, Atlanteans, Egyptians, Phoenicians Celts, King Aurelius Ambrosious, Merlin, and even Aliens. One of the most popular beliefs was that Stonehenge was built by the Druids. These high priests of the

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era

    The Progressive Era The Progressive Era was a period of reform in American history from the 1890s to the 1920s. It included reforms such as the efficiency movement, trust-busting reforms, women suffrage, and prohibition. Business owners had discovered that efficiency was the key to maximizing profit. If they could find a way to maximize output from their workers in the shortest amount of time then the companies they owned would be more successful. Progressives thought

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Top
  • The Progressive Era (woodrow Wilson and T.R.)

    The Progressive Era (woodrow Wilson and T.R.)

    Industrialization led to the rise of big businesses at the expense of the worker. Factory laborers faced long hours, low wages, and unsanitary conditions. The large corporations protected themselves by allying with political parties. The parties, in turn, were controlled by party leaders, rather than by the members. Many people felt that all power rested with the politicians and businessmen. Reformers known as Progressives attempted to undo the problems caused by industrialization. The Progressive movement

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Progressive Era’s Influence on the New Deal

    The Progressive Era’s Influence on the New Deal

    The accomplishments taken place upon the onset of the many New Deal legislations owe much to the seeds implanted and unknowingly disseminated by the pre-WWI Progressive movement. Sparked by the new image as a world power, industrialization, and immigration at the dawn of the new century, a new found reform movement gripped the nation. With the new found image of the nation and world as a whole, the reforms advanced the position of the previously

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The Prominence of Vishnu and His Avatars

    The Prominence of Vishnu and His Avatars

    The Prominence of Vishnu and his Avatars Between the Vedic and Epic periods, the divinity known as Vishnu underwent a cosmic change. In the Vedas, Vishnu was a minor solar god who was closely associated with Indra, in which he was rarely mentioned and was submissive to the king of the gods. By the time of the epics of the Mahabharata and the Ramayana, Vishnu had greatly risen in importance and power in the world

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Victor
  • The Prophet and the King: David

    The Prophet and the King: David

    The Prophet and the King: David ________________________________________ David, the youngest son of Jesse, was one of the Israel's most famous kings. He was born in Bethlehem and before becoming a king, he was just a shepherd. In Bible, he is also mentioned as a musician, poet, soldier, statesman and a prophet. Furthermore, the name David means "beloved one" in Hebrew and briefly, he is one of the most remarkable personalities in the Scriptures. However, David's

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Wendy
  • The Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation was a major 16th century European movement aimed initially at reforming the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church. The Reformation in western and central Europe officially began in 1517 with Martin Luther and his 95 Theses. This was a debate over the Christian religion. At the time there was a difference in power. Roman Catholicism stands with the Pope as central and appointed by God. Luther's arguments referred to a

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Pueblo Grande Platform Mound

    The Pueblo Grande Platform Mound

    The Pueblo Grande Platform Mound is a prehistoric Hohokam village. Archaeologists believe the Hohokam established the Pueblo Grande Platform Mound sometime before A.D. 500. At this time in history, evidence shows larger towns than ever before. “Mound construction is significant in a way that a system must have established that consisted of political organizations that included hundreds of workers and laborers.” One can view the platform mounds as a redefinition of social systems and community.

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    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Purpose Of War

    The Purpose Of War

    The Purpose of war Every war brings with it disagreement. With every related event come mixed opinions and emotions. Controversy is a natural part of war. As such it shows its ugly face in the light of our country's most recent war with Iraq. More so than some wars in that we are fighting a it preemptively in hopes to avoid one in the future. If war is eminent, then why not push the hands

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    Submitted: May 18, 2010 By: Top
  • The Pyramid Building Process

    The Pyramid Building Process

    The Pyramid Building Process By: Brittany Vandermeulen Step 1 - Location To begin the process, Ramses II hires priests and officials of Egypt to choose an auspicious site to build the pyramid on. The pyramid is to be built on the west side of the Nile River, for that is where the sun sets at night. Ramses II believes he will travel to a new world after he dies. Because he would have to travel

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Pyramids

    The Pyramids

    The Pyramids The pyramids of Egypt are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Even in the days of Ancient Egypt when powerful pharaohs ruled over Egypt the pyramids were considered a wonder. They have stood for nearly 5,000 years and it seems likely that they will continue to stand for thousands of more years to come. Pyramids are not a rarity in Egypt. There are over eighty of them scattered along the banks of

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Question of Hu

    The Question of Hu

    Jonathan Spence’s novel The Question of Hu covers mid-eighteenth century travels from China to the western world of a Jesuit missionary, Father Jean-Francois Foucquet, and a Chinese scribe, John Hu. The interactions that occur consist of the cultural differences between Chinese and European customs. Hu’s personality becomes a large question Spence raises not only with the title but also throughout the story when Spence talks about Hu’s way of thinking. John Hu’s personality is described

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust

    The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust

    This paper addresses one of the holocausts during World War II--the forgotten holocaust. As you will read, this paper briefly describes the atrocities that occurred in Nanjing, China. Not many know or understand what really happened in this city. Hopefully, this paper can give those who do not know about "The Forgotten Holocaust" some knowledge of this sad and historical true story. When someone mentions the word holocaust, most often people will relate that word

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Real Id Act

    The Real Id Act

    The Real ID Act, which was sponsored by Representative Jerry Lewis and signed into law by the President on May 11, 2005, has set federal standards for the issuance of driver’s licenses and requires aliens to prove their "legal presence" in the United States (Thomas, HR 1268.) Its basic purpose is to ensure that state-issued licenses and IDs meet certain standards and requirements that the federal government sets before they will be considered valid. This

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Real Pocahontas

    The Real Pocahontas

    THE REAL Pocahontas was an Indian princess, the daughter of Powhatan, the powerful chief of the Algonquian Indians in the Tidewater region of Virginia. She was born around 1595 to one of Powhatan's many wives. They named her Matoaka, though she is better known as Pocahontas, which means "Little Wanton," playful, frolicsome little girl. Pocahontas probably saw white men for the first time in May 1607 when Englishmen landed at Jamestown. The one she found

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The Reality of the Communist Manifesto

    The Reality of the Communist Manifesto

    The Reality of The Communist Manifesto Prophetic or paranoid, was the future of Europe outlined by Marx and Engels in their Communist Manifesto realized? Had they accurately predicted the course of history taken in the late nineteenth century? Class struggles were undoubtedly a fact of life, with a growing divide between those in power and the working class. Capitalism was in full swing; modes of production were changing, and technology was growing exponentially, yet an

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Bred
  • The Reasons Behind the Protestant Reformation

    The Reasons Behind the Protestant Reformation

    The Protestant Reformation was not only a pivotal time in European history, but in world history as well. It was time of immense religious, political, and social change. The most well known religious reformer of the time was Martin Luther, who famously nailed his list of 95 grievances to the church door in Wittenberg. Changes during the Reformation were not just the work of one man. John Calvin, and John Knox both also played focal

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • The Rebellion of Victorianism

    The Rebellion of Victorianism

    The Rebellion Against Victorianism The 1890's was in time for transformation for the English society. After Queen Victoria died the heart of the Victorian culture seemed to fade. England was beginning to experience economic competition from other states and a gradual decline from its former pinnacle of power. Politically, the Parliament experienced some fundamental power shifts after the turn of the century. This essay will address the climate of change in the English culture and

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    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Rebellion of Victorianism

    The Rebellion of Victorianism

    The Rebellion Against Victorianism The 1890's was in time for transformation for the English society. After Queen Victoria died the heart of the Victorian culture seemed to fade. England was beginning to experience economic competition from other states and a gradual decline from its former pinnacle of power. Politically, the Parliament experienced some fundamental power shifts after the turn of the century. This essay will address the climate of change in the English culture and

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    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: David
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