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  • Yea


    More words probably been written on the plays and poetry of William Shakespeare than any other writer in the English language. If you have been assigned to write a research paper on Shakespeare, this means that you have very little chance of coming up with something completely original. On the other hand, it also means that a wealth of resources is available to you on just about any topic. Rather than getting a headache trying

    Essay Length: 410 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2011 By: jakobcochran
  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park has 3,470 square miles of the Rocky Mountains in northwest Wyoming. It was the World's first national park created in 1872, and is both the second largest in the USA outside Alaska and the fifth most visited. It would be even more popular because of its remote location and limited visitor season. The northerly location and high elevation (mostly over 7,500 feet) the park is fully open for only seven months a

    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Yi Dynasty

    Yi Dynasty

    History of the Yi (Choson) dynasty A dialog from the H-Asia list, November 1997 From: Lawrence Ober Subject: Q.: history of the Yi dynasty A simple query. I am a high school history teacher with a fascination for Asian history. In order to organize the larger scope that perforce is part of a secondary school curriculum, the medium of genealogy of ruling families has often been helpful in keeping some order. I have collected an

    Essay Length: 292 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ying Zheng First Emperor of China

    Ying Zheng First Emperor of China

    Qin Dinasty was one of seven Kingdoms which fought to reign over the Chinese empire around the 300BC. At this period, the king of the Zhou Dynasty was always the leader of the empire, but he could no more make no decision. The dynasty of Qin is one of the briefest but also one of the most important Chinese dynasties. Its administration indeed corresponds to the implementation of the imperial order and opens the way

    Essay Length: 1,054 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Tasha
  • York


    In York, there are many historic attractions that one can visit; such as the York Minister. It is the largest Medieval Gothic cathedral north of the Alps and it is a treasure house of 800 years of stained glass. There are many museums that hold vast amount of historic value like the Yorkshire, Railway, and the Castle Museums. All of these museums have a wide range from parlors to prisons and marriages to mill houses.

    Essay Length: 273 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Wendy
  • You Say You Want a Revolution

    You Say You Want a Revolution

    You Say You Want a Revolution The American Revolution and French Revolution are very similar in many ways but different as well. Both were inspired by the words of great men, such as Benjamin Franklin for the Americans and Jean-Jacques Rousseau for the French. Each country sought for freedom and equality for all men. Money was a major factor for each as well. Both understood that in order to bring such radical change violence was

    Essay Length: 640 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Max
  • You Wouldn’t Say So

    You Wouldn’t Say So

    FB Alpha - ----------------------------------- FB Alpha is an arcade emulator supporting the following hardware platforms; - Capcom CPS-1 - Capcom CPS-2 - Cave - Neo Geo - Toaplan - Taito Rainbow Islands/Operation Wolf/Rastan - Psikyo 68EC020 based hardware - misc stuff we like What's New? ----------- v0.2.95.23 This is still an alpha release! Note that, if compiled with GCC, you will need to use version 3.3.x, and the experimental DirectX 9 blitter is not

    Essay Length: 2,470 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Young Adult Behavior Patterns Contribute to Continued Spread of Aids or Hiv

    Young Adult Behavior Patterns Contribute to Continued Spread of Aids or Hiv

    Introduction It is during the ages of 18 and 24 that time of life that many adults are sexually active but not always in monogamous relationships. It is a time of life when one can easily contract either AIDS or another STD due to behavior. Young adults are working during the day and doing their socializing at night, and this socializing almost always includes substances such as alcohol and drugs to help alter their mood,

    Essay Length: 1,167 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: David
  • Young Goodman Brown

    Young Goodman Brown

    Nathaniel Hawthorne utilizes symbolism throughout his short story Young Goodman Brown to show the theme of good people sometimes doing bad things. Hawthorne uses a variety of light and dark images, names, and people to illustrate irony and different translations. Young Goodman Brown is a story about a man who comes to terms with the realization that people are un pure and sometimes tempted by evil. After this realization from his journey through the woods

    Essay Length: 268 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Yugoslavia and Josip Broz Tito

    Yugoslavia and Josip Broz Tito

    The Balkans, a region between the Mediterranean and Black sea was and is inhabited by many nations with various religions. This fact resulted often in unrests. To make peace in this area, it was necessary to unite the nations and to place a strong personality on the head. The Second World War helped by a considerable measure to the choice of such a personality. I would like to concentrate my attention to the West Balkans

    Essay Length: 835 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Artur
  • Yugoslavia Wwii

    Yugoslavia Wwii

    The Paris Peace Conference following World War One first recognized Yugoslavia as a new state and expanded its area taking parts of Austria and Hungary. It also divided the area into the states of Bosnia, Croatia, Slovenia and other territories. Hungarian and Bulgarian demands of revisions to the treaty that gave Yugoslavia these lands led Yugoslavia to make alliances with Czechoslovakia and Romania. These three countries came to be known as the Little Entente and

    Essay Length: 1,275 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Zapatista History

    Zapatista History

    In 1994 Mexico's leaders entered into trade agreements with foreign interests (NAFTA) that at US insistence, made changes to their constitution that effectively ended Indian communal land right, making it possible for Foreign corporations to take Indian land and resources. The Maya rose up in rebellion to defend their land and their culture. This courageous act of resistance against a system that was sucking the life out of an already beleaguered population brought the wrath

    Essay Length: 1,029 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Bred
  • Zen Art Work

    Zen Art Work

    The Chinese Zen strive to reach enlightenment through there life. This principal of enlightenment is an individual achievement, having neither a set path to take nor a final destination to arrive at. Reaching enlightenment, in a Zen belief, doesn't mean you have reached a state higher than that of the non-enlightened. You just have an understanding of what that enlightenment is. This Zen idea of enlightenment is expressed in all that the Zen followers do,

    Essay Length: 2,014 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Jack
  • Zeppelins


    World War I Zeppelins Justin Kieslich U.S. History II Friday, December 8th Zeppelins First invented in Manzell, a small town in Southern Germany by Count Ferdinand Von Zeppelin (The Giant Airships, 1). The Zeppelin was made of duralumin internal frames. The first of the great airships to fly was the LZ1 which was flown from its floating hanger on Lake Constance on July 2, 1900 (historical note, 1) When the British went to war with

    Essay Length: 435 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Zeus’ Obstacle

    Zeus’ Obstacle

    One of the greatest goddesses who lived atop mount Olympus was the goddess Athena. Athena was known as being the goddess of wisdom, war, the arts, and industry, Furthermore; she aided many desperate warriors on their journeys, and for this she is considered very just. With all of her contributions to the race of man such as the olive, the ability to tame the horse, and her creation of the potters wheel, she was greatly

    Essay Length: 876 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    Throughout the history of our great nation, we have been blessed with many great writers those black and white. Some of these writers have left profoundly inspirational impressions on our lives, touching us in a way that will never be forgotten. During the " "Roaring 20's," many new aspects of life were introduced to American society, forever changing our lives. Along with the "Roaring 20's," came the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement during which black

    Essay Length: 1,631 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Zuit Suit Riots

    Zuit Suit Riots

    THE ZOOT SUIT RIOTS Citizens of early 1940s Los Angeles lived in an atmosphere of racial tension that ultimately exploded in the Zoot Suit Riots. But what caused the unrest? In the decades leading up to the rioting, Los Angeles experienced an unprecedented population explosion. Along with Midwesterners who flocked to Los Angeles, thousands of Mexican refugees fleeing the Mexican Revolution made their way there. So too did landless white laborers escaping the Dust Bowl

    Essay Length: 1,065 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 23, 2010 By: David
  • В‘an Unmitigated Failure.’ How Far Is This a Fair Estimate of the League of Nations?

    В‘an Unmitigated Failure.’ How Far Is This a Fair Estimate of the League of Nations?

    The terms of the Treaty of Versailles decided during the Paris Peace Conference in 1919, were mainly regarding Germany and her allies, however one of the least harsh ones was the term stating the creation of the League of Nations. The League has been primarily Wilson's idea, an American contribution. During the early 1920's, while Europe had a sense of enthusiastic co-operation, the conditions seemed just right for the League to prosper. Nevertheless, with the

    Essay Length: 569 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Max
  • “fifa 1975-2000: The Business of a Football Development Organisation” by Christiane Eisenberg

    “fifa 1975-2000: The Business of a Football Development Organisation” by Christiane Eisenberg

    Introduction In this paper I will give a short summary of the article “FIFA 1975-2000: the business of a Football Development Organisation” by Christiane Eisenberg which was published in 2006. The article provides the reader with the general information about FIFA, its history of creation, principles of governing, as well as its “global business” role. Besides, one can get information about its main development programmes and even problems concerning FIFA’s redistribution. Table of contents History

    Essay Length: 1,074 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 17, 2015 By: Guzel
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