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  • Why Safety Belts?

    Why Safety Belts?

    Why Safety Belts? To understand the value of safety belt use, it's important to understand some of the dynamics of a crash. Every motor vehicle crash is actually comprised of three collisions. The Car's Collision The first collision is known as the car's collision, which causes the car to buckle and bend as it hits something and comes to an abrupt stop. This occurs in approximately one-tenth of a second. The crushing of the front

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    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Janna
  • Why Study Asian History?

    Why Study Asian History?

    Why Study Asian history? I learned a lot about a few different Asian countries and their cultures. Some of the different countries were India, Taiwan, China and Vietnam. There were some similarities between the cultures in Asia. Majority of Asian (Indian, Japanese, Chinese) immigrants seem to have stable jobs when they come. They pursue many different careers. More often than not, they pursue jobs like doctors or engineers (and less blue collar jobs). This might

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    Submitted: June 28, 2016 By: Brandon L
  • Why Survivors Are Important!

    Why Survivors Are Important!

    "I felt terribly guilty for the murders committed in my family by the SS. I was playing outside the Mogilov Podolsk ghetto. This sadist took my little sister, who was only four months old, out of my grandmother's arms, placed her on a stone, and split her in two with an axe. Then he killed my grandmother, my aunt, and five of my cousins. I felt so guilty because until 1997 I never dared tell

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • Why the American Civil War Lasted for Longer Than 90 Days

    Why the American Civil War Lasted for Longer Than 90 Days

    Why the American Civil War lasted for longer than 90 days The North had expected their war with the south to last for no more than 90 days. They not only had more men up in the north but they had more resources as well. Now why couldn't they defeat the south? I have to say it is due to the incompetence of the north's generals commanding the army, and the army itself. On April

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    Submitted: April 23, 2010 By: Anna
  • Why the British Government Decided to Colonise Botany Bay

    Why the British Government Decided to Colonise Botany Bay

    "Why did the British Government decide to colonise Botany Bay? In the evaluation of why Britain colonised Botany Bay, Australia, one can draw on many conclusions. When the First Fleet arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, little did they realise that for years to come historians would be contesting the real reasons as to why the British Parliament planned to establish a colony in Botany Bay. The Botany Bay debate, as it has been

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Jon
  • Why Was Europe on the Brink of Change at the Turn of the 20th Century?

    Why Was Europe on the Brink of Change at the Turn of the 20th Century?

    By the turn of the 20th century Europe had undergone massive changes which had eventually pushed it into war. The main forces behind these changes were 1. Nationalism 2. Militarism 3. Imperialism 4. Socialism 5. Alliances 6. Unification These ideas and systems threatened the balance of power which caused a major war to break out. Nationalism is the feeling of loyalty shared by a group of people united by same language, race and culture; to

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Why Was French Colonization So Unpopular in Indochina?

    Why Was French Colonization So Unpopular in Indochina?

    French Colonisation was so unpopular in Indochina for a number of reasons. The primary reason was the cultural change that the French brought about. When they colonized, they brought about many changes to Religion, mainly from Buddhism and Confucianism to Catholicism. The Indochinese social structure, in particular the south of Vietnam from landlordism to communal living was also altered by the French. The economic structure was also differentiated by the French, as they introduced taxes,

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: elly
  • Why Was Hitler Able to Dominate Germany by 1934?

    Why Was Hitler Able to Dominate Germany by 1934?

    Why was Hitler able to Dominate Germany by 1934? World War one had left Germany in an unstable state. Large amounts of the state budget had been spent on war pensions, one of the factors contributing to Germany being virtually bankrupt. The war had deepened divisions in the German society, many workers were bitter because of restrictions placed on their wages. Germany could not start to recover and gain power again because it had reparations

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Why Was It Possible for Rome to Become an Empire and Last So Long. What Were the Reasons for It's Fall?

    Why Was It Possible for Rome to Become an Empire and Last So Long. What Were the Reasons for It's Fall?

    Fall of Rome Essay: Why was it possible for Rome to become an empire and last so long. What were the reasons for it's fall? Rome was one of the greatest empires of the ancient world. The early Roman state was founded in 509 B.C. after the Romans drove out the hated Etruscan king. By this time Rome had already grown from a cluster of small villages to a small city. Little did the settlers

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Why Was Stalin So Successful in Becoming Next Leader of the Ussr in 1924-1929?

    Why Was Stalin So Successful in Becoming Next Leader of the Ussr in 1924-1929?

    Why was Stalin so successful in becoming next leader of the USSR in 1924-1929? At the beginning of the year 1924 Russia had already gone through a couple of stages in its development: The Revolution, which was lead by Bolshevik Party, the Comintern with Zinoviev as its President was founded and after all, Lenin had died. At this time Russia needed a new leader. The population of Russia needed someone who could bring the country

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Vika
  • Why Was the New Nation Born?

    Why Was the New Nation Born?

    Why was the New Nation Born? It is an unfeasible task to limit causes of the American Revolution to one distinct factor. From the French and Indian War to the late seventeen hundreds, many events, both chaotic and orderly, resulted in Colonial opposition to Great Britain. These factors include: Americans exercising their strong beliefs for rights of freedom including taxation without representation, over time and distance England and the Colonies became distinctly different, a fight

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Why Was the United States Unsuccessful in Vietnam?

    Why Was the United States Unsuccessful in Vietnam?

    The communist beliefs began in 1848, when Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote a book called The Communist Manifesto. This book defined the beliefs of communism, along with portraying the natural evolution of a communist utopia from a capitalist society. Marx and Engels defined communism to be a concept, or system, of society in which the major resources and means of production are owned by the community, rather than by the individuals. In theory, such

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jon
  • Why Was There a Revolution in 1905?

    Why Was There a Revolution in 1905?

    By 1905, a revolution was immanent, Tsar's power was to be challenged and the reasons for this are to be laid out here in this essay. Was the Tsar's non-reformist attitude solely to blame or was the nature of Tsardom destined to destroy itself? We need to look at the foundations of the revolution in order to fully understand this and make an informed response to these questions. The foundations are laid out into five

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Jon
  • Why Was There Stalemate on the Western Front Between Germany and Franc

    Why Was There Stalemate on the Western Front Between Germany and Franc

    Due to the complexity of this question, it must be broken down before an attempt at answering it can be made. Following this, it will be easier to understand the exact context in which this article will consider this question. By asking В‘Why was there stalemate on the Western front' two questions are actually being asked. Firstly, why did a stalemate start and secondly why did the stalemate continue between 1914 and 1918. The second

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Why We Can’t Forget World War 2

    Why We Can’t Forget World War 2

    I am sure that much of what happened in World War II, not only to Jews of course, But also to Germans and other nationalities from all over Europe who experienced the war and its aftermath in their own country, is still influencing the psyche and the politics of millions of people, even of the younger generations, who are not really conscious on a first-hand basis of what actually took place, World War II impact

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Top
  • Why We Can’t Wait

    Why We Can’t Wait

    Dr. Martin Luther King’s Why We Cant Wait While reading Dr. King’s novel, I was able to get an uncensored idea of what African Americans went through in their struggle for civil rights. I cannot comprehend the extent to which they suffered while protesting, and it would be ignorant of me to think that I could understand. The many people who fought with Martin Luther King, Jr. for civil rights understand something about this country

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    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Bred
  • Why Were the Allies Able to Defeat Germany in W.W.1? Having Defeated Them, Explain the Aims of the Allies in Drawing up the Treaty of Versailles.

    Why Were the Allies Able to Defeat Germany in W.W.1? Having Defeated Them, Explain the Aims of the Allies in Drawing up the Treaty of Versailles.

    In this essay the main points of W.W.1 and the Treaty of Versailles will be discussed: The main points in the victory of the Allies in W.W.1, an example of this is because they (the Allies) were getting arms from the Americans which gave them an unfair advantage against Germany, also what were the aims of the Allies when they made the Treaty of Versailles. They basically didn't want another world war. Another point about

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    Submitted: April 30, 2010 By: Steve
  • Wicht Hunt Trials Vs Mc Carthy Trials

    Wicht Hunt Trials Vs Mc Carthy Trials

    Karonlay Valencia Class#4 BROWN Vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION The year was 1950. While other children were running, playing and doing their homework, one little girl was simply trying to get an education. When Linda Carol Brown was seven years old, she became the center of a major court battle that would set a precedent for segregation laws everywhere. Linda was required to attend the Monroe School in East Topeka, Kansas, because it was twenty blocks

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Wicht Hunt Trials Vs Mc Carthy Trials

    Wicht Hunt Trials Vs Mc Carthy Trials

    Karonlay Valencia Class#4 BROWN Vs. BOARD OF EDUCATION The year was 1950. While other children were running, playing and doing their homework, one little girl was simply trying to get an education. When Linda Carol Brown was seven years old, she became the center of a major court battle that would set a precedent for segregation laws everywhere. Linda was required to attend the Monroe School in East Topeka, Kansas, because it was twenty blocks

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: regina
  • William McKinley 25th President of the United States

    William McKinley 25th President of the United States

    William McKinley 25th President of the United States. William McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, a town of about 300 people. He was the 7th child born to William and Nancy Alison McKinley His family moved to Poland, Ohio when he was nine years old so that the children could go to a private school called the Poland Academy. In school William liked to read, debate, and he was the president

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • William of Normandy

    William of Normandy

    William of Normandy was a powerful, yet vulnerable man. During his childhood, he was tormented by boys his age because he was a bastard. However, he exacted his revenge onto the boys who had mocked him so willingly when he gained the duchy of Normandy. The stern and merciless duke of Normandy, William of Normandy, rightfully invaded England, conquered it, and assumed because the former king of England promised him the throne, William was cheated

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Tasha
  • William the Conqueror

    William the Conqueror

    William I became known as William the Conqueror through his will and determination. William gained power through his father and soon he climbed high enough to conquer England and become its new king. William was born in 1028 at Falaise Castle. He was the son of Robert the Duke of Normandy and Herleve, the daughter of a tanner in Falaise. Robert was said to have caught sight of Herleve while she was washing her linens

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Stenly
  • William the Conqueror

    William the Conqueror

    I chose the topic William the Conqueror (William the 1st of England) because I have heard a lot about him already, and from what I have heard he seems to be an interesting person to learn about. I know that William, before becoming the king of England, was originally the duke of Normandy. William was born around 1028 and was the illegitimate son of Duke Robert 1 of Normandy, and Herleve (also known as Arlette)

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Artur
  • William Wallace

    William Wallace

    Patriot, Thief, Guardian, Traitor: William Wallace has been many things to many people. However, since Mel Gibson's 1995 film, 'Braveheart', to most he is a freedom fighter and icon of Scottish independence. Little contemporary record remains, and what information we do have comes, in the main, from biographers like Blind Harry, written over two hundred years later with their own agenda. What is known about Wallace's early years is that, unlike the other potential leaders

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • William Wallace

    William Wallace

    William Wallace is considered to be "Scotland's greatest hero" (McHale). In order to appreciate the true value of freedom one must understand the hardships and trials people faced in order to obtain that freedom. William Wallace was a freedom fighter. He went through many trials and tribulations during his life. William Wallace's family came from Wales. William was not even Scottish (Fish). Yet he had the strength and courage to stand up for what he

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Jon
  • William Wallace, the Superhero of Scotland

    William Wallace, the Superhero of Scotland

    A little over 7 hundred years ago, England was witness to one of Scotland's greatest freedom fighter. In may 1297 the Sheriff of Lenexa was hacked to death by young Scottish patriot. His name was William Wallace. William was the first Scottish champion in the wars for independence. He killed the Sheriff of Lenexa, he defeated an English army at the Battle of Stirling Bridge in September 1297, and he was appointed Guardian of Scotland

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    Submitted: May 1, 2018 By: chhese
  • William Wordsworth Outline

    William Wordsworth Outline

    Thesis: Through the use of different elements of poetry like imagery and tone, Wordsworth created inspirational works depictry humanity and nature as dependant on one another. I. Intro to his life (Bio) A. Wordsworth's early life 1. Early life in Cumberland 2. Stay in France B. Wordsworth's Works. 1. Publication of first poems 2. Poems of the middle Period. 3. Changes in Philosophy. 4. Poems of 1802 5. The Prelude. Zacarias 2 C. Later

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    Submitted: June 15, 2010 By: Sandra
  • William Wordsworth Outline Paper

    William Wordsworth Outline Paper

    William Wordsworth Through the use of different elements of poetry like imagery and tone, Wordsworth created inspirational works depictry humanity and nature as dependant one another. William Wordsworth was born on April 7, 1770, in Cumberland, England, As a child he wandered happily through the lovely natural scenery of Cumberland. In grammar school, Wordsworth showed a keen interest in poetry. From 1787 to 1790 Wordsworth attended St. John's College at Cambridge University. Before graduating

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    Submitted: June 15, 2010 By: Sandra
  • Williams McKinley

    Williams McKinley

    Mckinley joined the Army a year into college at Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, He was quickly promoted to Brevet major for gallant conduct but shortly after was promoted, William had to leave the army because his mother and sister were ill. William Mckinley had an interest in politics after he got out of the military because he said it gave him a sense of power and control. He quickly went higher in the ranks

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    Submitted: May 25, 2017 By: maxmillion7
  • 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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    Essay Length: 615 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
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