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  • Wilson's Fourteen Points Speech and Information About the Sacco-Vanzet

    Wilson's Fourteen Points Speech and Information About the Sacco-Vanzet

    Fourteen Points was a name given to the proposals of President Woodrow Wilson designed to establish the basis for a just and lasting peace following the victory of the Allies in World War 1. The 14 proposals were contained in Wilson's address to a joint session of the US Congress on January 8, 1918. In summary, the 14 points were as follows : 1. abolition of secret diplomacy by open covenants 2. freedom of the

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Wilson’s Fourteen Points Speech and Information About the Sacco-Vanzet

    Wilson’s Fourteen Points Speech and Information About the Sacco-Vanzet

    Fourteen Points was a name given to the proposals of President Woodrow Wilson designed to establish the basis for a just and lasting peace following the victory of the Allies in World War 1. The 14 proposals were contained in Wilson's address to a joint session of the US Congress on January 8, 1918. In summary, the 14 points were as follows : 1. abolition of secret diplomacy by open covenants 2. freedom of the

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Max
  • Winckelmann Article

    Winckelmann Article

    In this article Winckelmann states that the good taste in art that is present in contemporary works stems from the work of the ancient Greeks. The beauty in the modern works of artists like Raphael (especially his Madonna and child with St Sixtus and St Barbara) hold such beauty, complexity of emotion, and good taste because he draws on the ideas set up by the great ancient sculptures and society in which they lived and

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    Submitted: February 18, 2010 By: Artur
  • Wine Analysis

    Wine Analysis

    ABC Pty Ltd is a financial services company which has six business divisions and a Operations Group. The six divisions are part autonomous areas, each divisions have their own cost centres. The five divisions are Unit Pricing, Settlement, Liquidity, Financial Services and there is the Operations Group. Financial Services group manage all the clients funds, reporting, client servicing. The unit pricing, settlement and liquidity charges financial services group fees based on the client funds under

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Wining the Swine

    Wining the Swine

    Wining the Swine The loss and recapture of “nostos” The Odyssey, as a work of literature, is an epic poetic journey possessing cyclical themes of hardships and triumphs. During his time on the isle of the goddess Circe, Odysseus and his crewmates follow a preexisting theme of The Odyssey in which they, as a group, confront a dire situation in order to find eventual salvation through a combination of elements. It is not as though

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Yan
  • Winning Is the only Thing

    Winning Is the only Thing

    Randy Roberts and James Olson in their book, Winning is the Only Thing: Sports in America since 1945, explored the world of sports since the end of World War II. Their book covers the many aspects of sports, from the athletes and management to the fans and the media. The authors first make clear differences in the way people viewed sports before the war and how they did after the war. The book talks a

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • Witch Doctors in Zimbabwe

    Witch Doctors in Zimbabwe

    Witch Doctors Seventeen year old, Samukeliso Sithole is one of Zimbabwe's rising athletic stars. During last years Southern regional Championships in Botswana, she won several tittles for her home country. However, this year she finds herself in court trying to keep her medals. Why? Because Samukeliso Sithole may be a man. Sithole is not the first athlete to have a question mark next to gender. Stella Walsh, a 100 meter champ, was exposed to be

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Witch Trial Phenomena

    Witch Trial Phenomena

    In important respects, the great witch hunts began with the invention of the stereotypical witch in texts by professional demonologists. Prior to the publication of these texts, there was already widespread belief in magic both harmless and malicious. But not until the practice of magic became a religious warfare between God and his enemy the devil did community concerns about the practice of magic evolve into the desperate, sadistic trials that occurred in the 16th

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • Witch Trials

    Witch Trials

    Many of the American colonists brought with them from Europe a belief in witches and the devil. During the seventeenth century, people were executed for being witches and follower of Satan. Most of these executions were performed in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Mostly all of the accused were women, which makes some modern historians believe that the charges of witchcraft were a way of controlling the women who threatened the power of the men. During

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Jack
  • Witchcraft in the 15th Century

    Witchcraft in the 15th Century

    In this paper, I will explore many aspects of the outbreaks of the witch accusations and witch trials which plagued England and the rest of Europe from approximately 1450 to 1750. Though numerous theories have been provided as to the reasons for these hunts and trials, there are three which are the most prevalent, and able to support themselves. These three theories are the topics of: gender, as a stepping stone towards the oppression of

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • With Particular Reference to Public Opinion and Wider Political Implications, Critically Assess the Impact of Press and Broadcast Coverage of the Palestinian Conflict."

    With Particular Reference to Public Opinion and Wider Political Implications, Critically Assess the Impact of Press and Broadcast Coverage of the Palestinian Conflict."

    "With particular reference to public opinion and wider political implications, critically assess the impact of press and broadcast coverage of the Palestinian conflict." The implications of media coverage on the Palestinian conflict are many. The superficiality and commercialisation of the media has resulted in a confused public opinion of the conflict, one of propaganda, naivety, and frequent misunderstanding. With particular reference to television, the media has come under fire for its surface scratching, depthless propaganda-like

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Anna
  • Wizard of Oz

    Wizard of Oz

    The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is an iconic movie with its witty characters and heartfelt message. It was made for entertainment purposes, but it seemed to have a hidden allusion. After learning more about the populist party, The Wizard of Oz may have a little more to the story than four friends going on an adventure. This old-time tale is an allegory to explain when America had gone through a rough patch

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    Submitted: March 1, 2016 By: alexb123
  • Wl Mackenzie King

    Wl Mackenzie King

    William Lyon Mackenzie King I. Introduction William Lyon Mackenzie King (1874-1950) was the tenth prime minister of Canada. William Lyon Mackenzie King led Canada's Liberal Party from 1919 to 1948. He achieved many great feats. His greatest accomplishment was the preservation of unity between Canada's French-speaking parts and English-speaking parts II. Early Life King was born in Berlin, Ontario, in 1874. (Berlin is now Kitchener.) He was named after his grandfather, William Lyon Mackenzie, a

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Steve
  • Wmen and Religions

    Wmen and Religions

    Most ancient belief systems placed women near or at the bottom of the social hierarchy. Women were required to follow the rules and responsibilities given to them in order to reinforce established systems of social patriarchy. Not only were they not accepted socially but most of their religions also encouraged them to be hidden away. In Ancient China all the followers of Confucianism believed women should have little or nothing to do with the religion.

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a born child prodigy. He was Born in Salzburg in January 27 of 1756. He was the son of Leopold Mozart. He for years since his birth has he inspired and amazed people of all ages with his work. He was the greatest composer of his time. As a child he showed musical gifts of a great magnitude. He composed minuets at the age of five and played for royals at

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Top
  • Women and Minorities in Business

    Women and Minorities in Business

    Women and Minorities in Business When I ponder my opinion on why there are fewer minorities and women in business, one word continuously pops in my head--- Stereotypes. Stereotypes are formed by everyone about almost everything. "Fast food is fattening" is an example of a general stereotype. When we stop and think about it, yes, most fast food is fattening, but not all of it is. On a higher level, stereotypes occur most frequently between

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    Submitted: April 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Women and Religions

    Women and Religions

    Most ancient belief systems placed women near or at the bottom of the social hierarchy. Women were required to follow the rules and responsibilities given to them in order to reinforce established systems of social patriarchy. Not only were they not accepted socially but most of their religions also encouraged them to be hidden away. In Ancient China all the followers of Confucianism believed women should have little or nothing to do with the religion.

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • Women and Their Roles in History

    Women and Their Roles in History

    Most women throughout history have made an impact or had a significant role in the society of their time. These women of ancient civilizations have led us to the roles of women in our society today. They have boosted the standing of women in society and have tried to be individuals. In some time periods, women were controlled completely by men and in others they were moderately controlled by men. This paper will focus on

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    Submitted: March 29, 2010 By: Victor
  • Women During the Holocaust

    Women During the Holocaust

    The Mothers of Israel The Jewish female is like the ovule of a flower, it spreads its seeds to create future generations. It is known that the true root of a Jewish person lies in the hands of his/her mother. As it was once said by Golda Meir, “To be successful, a woman has to be much better at her job than a man.” (Golda Meir Quotes par. 1). And in fact it is true,

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    Submitted: March 22, 2010 By: Jon
  • Women in Ancient Civilizations

    Women in Ancient Civilizations

    The role of women in different civilizations, even though on different spectrums of the world, had many similarities and only a few differences. Women in these four civilizations: Greece, Egypt, China, and India faced many of the same hardships, struggles, and prejudices. Some of this treatment of women didn't even end until present day (1920's). In some of these civilizations women were able to rise up somewhat in their communities but it didn't come without

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Vika
  • Women in Ancient Egypt

    Women in Ancient Egypt

    The role of women within Egyptian society was a highly complex one. Differing depending on their particular class and place within the social hierarchy, the women of ancient Egypt are often described as the most legally free and equal of any ancient civilisation. Our knowledge of the role played by the Egyptian women is somewhat limited. The majority of evidence for the Egyptians everyday life comes from within the mortuary sphere, a realm in which

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Victor
  • Women in Ancient Rome

    Women in Ancient Rome

    Roman Women The Romans believed that women were the weaker sex. Families mourned when a baby girl was born, and sometimes girls were exposed - left out in the cold to die - if the father was displeased. Often daughters were hated by their fathers. Doctors thought that a woman’s womb moved about inside her body, from her stomach to her legs, and caused hysteria, fainting and fits. However highborn a woman was, she was

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: July
  • Women in Ancient Sparta and Athens

    Women in Ancient Sparta and Athens

    Women's rights reveal a lot about a civilization, as they dictate life in that society, and they show how advanced a civilization is. The amount of rights and freedoms that women are granted in a city- state is a vital part of their society, as it reveals where their morals are. Ancient Athens was a great place to live, however, women had significantly fewer rights there than women in ancient Sparta did. Sparta and Athens

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    Submitted: April 6, 2015 By: Vimm3l
  • Women in Chinese Societies

    Women in Chinese Societies

    Women in Chinese Societies Even since the dramatic post-1949 changes in China regarding the role of women, China has remained paternalistic in its attitudes and social reality. The land reform, which was intended to create a more balanced economic force in marriage, was the beginning of governmental efforts to pacify women, with no real social effect. Communist China needed to address the woman question. Since women wanted more equality, and equality is doled out from

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Artur
  • Women in Chinses History

    Women in Chinses History

    Although there have been women in China that have held positions of power and even lead in prominent positions, the history of the Chinese civilization has been one of male dominance. "Unfortunately, no level of leadership, education or social prominence for women has changed the patriarchal nature of traditional Chinese society (Perry 279)." Women in Chinese society are still considered to be a possession of the man or are looked upon as servants. Because they

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Monika
  • Women in Classical Greece

    Women in Classical Greece

    In Classical Greece, men's domination over women is clearly apparent in each social, economic, and political arena. According to this period, women exist because their existences are necessary in order to produce male heir for the continuity of the state. For this reason, women's roles are limited to procreation and marriage and they are not allowed to have economic and political rights, and their social roles are very restricted. According to Classical Greece, women only

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Women in Greek Society

    Women in Greek Society

    Women in Greek Society Ages before the first civilizations arose; men and women lived equally amongst themselves in tribes. Throughout the years however, mankind slowly but surely advanced as a race. The first civilizations of Mesopotamia , a land mass located in the Middle East , arose and fell and did not last very long. These civilizations included some of the earliest ideas within them including: 1. The first calendar (which included the concept of

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Women in Post-Revolution Russia

    Women in Post-Revolution Russia

    The last Tsar of Russia abdicated the throne in February of 1917. With the fall of the old regime, many old gender barriers fell, as well. The period after the Bolsheviks rose to power was a time of many changes for all Russians, but none were more affected than the women of the time. Lenin, the leader of the Bolshevik party (later called the Communists) was greatly disturbed by the domestic enslavement of Soviet women,

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Anna
  • Women in Rome

    Women in Rome

    Most women in ancient Rome were viewed as property of the men who they lived with. Basically they were handed from their father to their new husband at the time of their marriage and surrendered any property they owned, or dowry they were given, to their husband (Document 1). There were however two types of marriage in ancient Rome, manus and sine manus. Under the first type, manus, the woman and all of her property

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • Women in Rome

    Women in Rome

    As the millenniums pass and years go by, the world continues to evolve each day. Across the world, in every society, men and women have specific roles that they carry out. During ancient times, in most cultures, women were inferior to men. This is still true in many countries today. It has taken American women many centuries to have gained the rights and privileges they have today. Women have made many immense achievements, fought for

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    Submitted: April 15, 2010 By: Monika
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