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  • 19th Century Architecture

    19th Century Architecture

    19th Century architecture is a wide subject only because there were so many beautiful and magnificent buildings built. The Houses of Parliament were built between 1840 to 1865. It was built by Sir Charles Barry in a Gothic Revival style. The buildings cover an area of more than 8 acres and contain 1100 apartments, 100 staircases, and 11 courts. The exterior, in it's Revived Gothic style, s impressive with its three large towers: Victoria Tower

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: Fatih
  • 19th Century England

    19th Century England

    19th Century England During the 19th Century, England was transformed by the industrial revolution. It was also a period of social and political unrest. Levels of sanitation were improved, as was the quality of housing. During this period, living standards were raised and it was a relatively peaceful period. It was a period of prosperity and expansion for the British Empire, but it also saw the decline of England's power. England was the first nation

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Wendy
  • 19th Century Industrialization

    19th Century Industrialization

    19th Century Industrialization Nineteenth Century Industrialization During the second half of the nineteenth century, the United States experienced an urban revolution unparalleled in world history up to that point in time. As factories, mines, and mills sprouted out across the map, cities grew up around them. The late nineteenth century, declared an economist in 1889, was "not only the age of cities, but the age of great cities." Between 1860 and 1910, the urban population

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    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Yan
  • 19th Century Reformism

    19th Century Reformism

    Part A During the period of 1825-1850, reformism swept through the nation as it never had before. The twenty five year sentence saw the invention of the modern day penitentiary system, a temperance movement swept over the nation, an educational reform, as well as an abolitionist movement to stop the spread of slavery. Americans were becoming more and more conscious of self improvement and were finally taking charge of building a better society. In the

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Fatih
  • 19th Century Thaetre

    19th Century Thaetre

    Richard Wagner was an innovator who injected theatre with the contemporary trend toward realism, calling for many changes to take place in the theatre world. Wagner is probably best known for his concept of a new type of theatre structure--the festival theatre. He designed the structure to fulfill his ambition of a classless theatre. Famous throughout the world, the architectural design of the festival was fan-shaped, making all seats equal in sight lines, as well

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: regina
  • 19th Century Theatre

    19th Century Theatre

    The nineteenth century was a very important time in plays and playwrights throughout the world. Many playwrights were taking new directions in their plays and there were also many new playwrights taking their chances at writing great plays. Women were starting to make appearances also as playwrights in the theatre. In this paper I'm going to discuss some of the nineteenth century playwrights and what they did. Just as the eighteenth century was coming to

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Top
  • 19th Century Women

    19th Century Women

    19th century women The term being stoned took a whole different meaning in the 19th century. Not only were terms different but the attitudes were as well. Data that formulated by some of the leading experts was all believed to be true. One of the more interesting topics was women's beauty. Women have different definitions for what was or wasn't beautiful. But, during the 19th century, there wasn't a lot of data to choose from.

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Victor
  • 19th Century Women’s Roles

    19th Century Women’s Roles

    19th Century Women's Roles Ibsen's A Doll's House shook the foundations of 19th century social expectancy and the way women were perceived at that time. Women's roles in society, the household and the workplace are apparent in A Doll's House but Ibsen also shifts and helps change the way women were perceived. The audience and critics (which were mostly men) were worried about the possibility of other women following Nora's lead and walking out and

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Steve
  • 1st Amendment

    1st Amendment

    Found in the beginning of the Bill of Rights, the 1st Amendment of the United States Constitution states; "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." Our founding fathers felt that this statement was plain enough for all

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    Submitted: May 18, 2011 By: htgtmd
  • 2001: A Peace Odyssey?

    2001: A Peace Odyssey?

    2001: A Peace Odyssey? Introduction When I was in Ireland in 1997, I learned one important thing within few days: Do not ask, talk or enter into discussions about the contentious issues of politics and religion, and so I did not. However, it is impossible to touch Irish ground without also touching the fringes of what is popular referred to as the 'Irish Question'. I noticed armed soldiers guarding the polling place at a by-election

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Janna
  • 3 Lasting Effects of the Dual Revolutions

    3 Lasting Effects of the Dual Revolutions

    Three Main Effects of the Dual Revolutions The French Revolution of 1789 and the Industrial revolution were important milestones on the timeline of world history. Many changes, radically new ideas, and progressive thinkers emerged from these essential revolutions that sparked a metamorphosis of Europe. The creation of liberalism, conservatism, and the extension of railroad lines are the lasting products of the Dual Revolutions that will echo in eternity. Liberalism is an important concept that was

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: David
  • 3 Steps in Evolution

    3 Steps in Evolution

    Sahelanthropus tchadensis has a skull with an elongated shape with a relatively short, vertical face, which is set high relative to the skull vault. The eyes are set far apart from each other and have a very large continuous bony brow ridge above them. Examination of the lower jaw reveals that Sahelanthropus had a total of thirty two teeth, which is common in all Old World monkeys, apes, and humans. The foramen magnum (where the

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Artur
  • 3m’s New Information

    3m’s New Information

    Intro The business environment is very competitive. Consequently, companies need to offer customers efficient and reliable service. If they do not, customers will switch to more consumer efficient companies. Furthermore, as companies grow in size, it becomes harder to keep track of the growing amount of customer information. If a company does a poor job of organizing and maintaining customer records and data, it can result in problems for both the company and the consumer.

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Max
  • 47 Ronin

    47 Ronin

    The 47 Ronin Breaching the perimeter of the Edo Castle with a full armament and a flawless plan, the 47 ronin sought vengeance and honor. Seeking remittance in bloodshed, the 47 ronin remained loyal to Asano Takuminokami and avenged his death by killing their enemy, Lord Kira Kozukenosuke. The actions leading to this vendetta initiated during the receiving of the imperial delegation within the Edo Castle. When Kira continually discredits Asano’s efforts to prepare the

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    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mikki
  • 5-18 Curriculum

    5-18 Curriculum

    The National Guidelines of the 5-18 curriculum is designed so that all students, "regardless of age, gender, physical and social circumstances, enjoy an educational experience [...] that is coherent, continuous and challenging." (p.1) This is achieved by giving each area of study their own particular guidelines to follow. History place within Environmental Studies plays a big part in ensuring these goals are attained. Some of the key ideas of this 5 -18 curriculum are breadth,

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Andrew
  • 54th Mass. Regimnent

    54th Mass. Regimnent

    On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, freeing the slaves in the rebelling territories of the confederacy and authorizing Black enlistment in the Union Army. Since the beginning of the Civil War, free Black people in general, , were ready to fight on behalf of the Union, yet they were prevented from doing so. Popular racial stereotypes and discrimination against Blacks in the military contributed to the prevailing myth that Black

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Janna
  • 7 Ancient Wonders of the World

    7 Ancient Wonders of the World

    7 Ancient Wonders of the World 1. The Hanging Gardens of Babylon В– Located approximately 50km south of Baghdad, Iraq on the east bank of the Euphrates River. King Nebuchadnezzar II (604-562 BC), grandson of the famous King Hammurabi, is credited to have commissioned the construction of the gardens. Although no tablets were found in Babylon referring to the Gardens, accountings from the ancient Greek historian, Strabo, state that the "The Garden is quadrangular, and

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • 8th Amendment

    8th Amendment

    I think that executing a minor violates the 8th amendment, "No cruel or unusual punishment." If a little kid makes a mistake and accidentally shoots a gun or does something that kills someone, and they are executed I think that that falls under cruel and unusual punishment. A court case that made it to the Supreme Court was the case of Kevin Nigel Stanford, who was convicted in 1981 of a murder committed in Kentucky

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: David
  • 8th Amendment - Cruel and Unusual Clause

    8th Amendment - Cruel and Unusual Clause

    The 8th Amendment, "cruel and unusual" clause. The "cruel and unusual" clause in the eighth amendment states that "cruel and unusual punishment" such as torture or lingering death can not be inflicted on anyone as a form of execution. It is however permissible under the 8th Amendment to execute a convict by means of hanging, shooting, electrocution, and lethal gas. There is still confusion about what is actually constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment." There have

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Beautiful Friendship: Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin

    A Beautiful Friendship: Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin

    The 60th anniversary of one of the most fateful events in world history went unremarked this week. On Aug. 23, 1939 Adolf Hitler and Josef Stalin agreed to what became known as the Nazi-Soviet nonaggression pact. With that, Stalin made World War II possible. Assured that he was protected from Soviet counter-aggression in the East, Hitler invaded Poland a week later, Sept. 1. The signal that something was up between the two totalitarian powers had

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A Bilingual Nation

    A Bilingual Nation

    Once he became Prime Minister of Canada, Trudeau stated his aim to create a "just society" in Canada. For a Montreal native and firm believer in federalism, the first item on the agenda was promoting bilingualism. In 1969, Trudeau told Canadians he believed in "two official languages and a pluralist society." To illustrate his point, he created the Official Languages Act, which served the dual purpose of giving civil servants the choice to speak in

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Black Males Strengths & Weaknesses in Education

    A Black Males Strengths & Weaknesses in Education

    A Black Males Strengths & Weaknesses in Education Today's education is often viewed today as failing in its major goal of educating students, especially those students characterized as minorities, including African American, Hispanic, and Appalachian students (Quiroz, 1999). Among the minority groups mentioned, African American males are affected most adversely. Research has shown that when Black male students are compared to other students by gender and race they consistently rank lowest in academic achievement (Ogbu,

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: David
  • A Booming End to the 19th Century

    A Booming End to the 19th Century

    More changes occurred in America in the late 19th century than any other time period. The country went through rapid expansion – from residents of its land to cuisine to transportation of goods and people. While the last quarter of the 20th century brought many modern conveniences, the century before brought this country things that would be nearly impossible to live without. The development of railroads was the single greatest change in the 19th century.

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Yan
  • A Brief Essay on Who Is Muhammad?

    A Brief Essay on Who Is Muhammad?

    A Brief Essay on Who Is Muhammad? Throughout my life I have come to believe that Islam is a religion of peace and harmony. I have put my trust, my soul, and myself in Islam; it has not guided me astray nor has it guided me to beliefs that are illogic to the social norm's ability of understanding. Raised as a Muslim, some might say I had no choice but to be a Muslim. On

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A Brief History of Antarctic Whaling

    A Brief History of Antarctic Whaling

    The introduction of the factory ships into the fleets of existing commercial whaling operations in 1925 brought with it increased catches of predominantly blue whales due to their large size and yield of whale oil derived from the blubber that insulates whales in the cold seas. It is worth noting that humpback whales were also caught as they were slower swimmers and easier to catch, as the humpback whales were often found close to the

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Brief History of Baseball

    A Brief History of Baseball

    A Brief History of Baseball: Part I: Origins of the Game Unlike professional basketball and football, interest in baseball has not been sweeping the globe . Declining participation at the amateur level and protracted labor problems at the professional level have thrust "America's Pastime" into an era of uncertainty. Despite this current adversity, baseball will always occupy an important place in American culture. This column starts a three part look at the history of baseball.

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    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Brief History of European Integration

    A Brief History of European Integration

    NATO and European Union A BRIEF HISTORY OF EUROPEAN INTEGRATION Until it crystallized into a political concept and became the long-term goal of the Member States of the European Community, the European idea was unknown to all but philosophers and visionaries. The notion of a United States of Europe was part of a humanistic-pacifistic dream which was shattered by the conflicts which brought so much destruction to the European continent in the first half of

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Brief History of Pink Floyd

    A Brief History of Pink Floyd

    I've always wondered how certain bands started. My favorite band is Pink Floyd. How did they meet? Where did they come up with Pink Floyd? Why "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn?" I think I found the answers to these questions. Syd Barrett was born Roger Keith Barrett on January 6, 1946 in Cambridge, England and Roger Waters was born George Roger Waters on September 9, 1944 in Great Brookham, England; both grew up

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Brief Overview of the Cold War 1945-60

    A Brief Overview of the Cold War 1945-60

    As soon as World War II ended, the old war alliances crumpled as the United States and Soviet Union rose as superpowers. It was a battle between democracy and communism. By 1947, the communist threat had grown so much that Winston Churchill described it as "an iron curtain" dividing the European continent. By the end of the 1940s, the Soviet Union tested their first nuclear weapon and the arms race was on. New alliances formed

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: David
  • A Brief Overview of the Trojan War

    A Brief Overview of the Trojan War

    The City of Troy, depicted in the poem the Iliad, by Greek poet Homer. The city of Troy was involved in one of the greatest wars of all time the Trojan War. The ruler of Troy at that time was King Piram. How long Piram's rule lasted is not exactly know, but they expect he died toward the end of 1240 B. C. Piram lived a some what good life. His palace was two stories

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    Essay Length: 610 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Wendy

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