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  • A Bunch of Bs.

    A Bunch of Bs.

    HIST 1B, Lesson Nine Answer Sheet Student Name: Grant Brunner Bar Code:00509648009 PART I. Short Answer 1.To stop the spread of Communism and bring democracy and economic opportunity to conquered European nations. Russia wanted to rebuild itself and make itself better. 2.America wanted to restore fallen nations to make the world better while Russia wanted to make itself better and rebuild itself. 3.It contained only political and economic conflicts and only military tensions, but no

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine: Charles Banks of Mississippi

    A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine: Charles Banks of Mississippi

    A Chief Lieutenant of the Tuskegee Machine: Charles Banks of Mississippi Pilots of the Ground Charles Banks, the subject of this appealing biography was a seemingly well-known Black leader, like such as Obama Baraka and Jessie Jackson. Banks status, demeanor, and power were unlimited, way beyond his hometown of Clarksdale and Mound Bayou, Mississippi all-black towns. Born in 1873, in Clarksdale, Mississippi, Banks spent most of is life in this well known racially discriminating and

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    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 12, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol

    A Christmas Carol This story is about a mean old man named Ebenezer Scrooge. Mr. Scrooge does not care about anyone but himself, he has a clerk named Bob Cratchit and he runs all over him. Mr. Cratchit is always cold because Mr. Scrooge will not spend any money on coal to heat the place up. So Mr. Crathit is extremely cold each and every day. This does not faze Mr. Scrooge at all. Why?

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Clockwork Orange

    A Clockwork Orange

    In A Clockwork Orange, the norms of society have been completely reversed. Parents are told what to do by their children. Adolescent "fun" no longer includes casual sports and hanging out. Gruesome acts of violence are really "horrorshow"(cool) in these times. With no drinking age and hardly enough of a police force to combat the innumerable amounts of robberies, muggings, and murders, it is easy to see why the government had to turn to such

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    Submitted: April 21, 2011 By: dextraze14
  • A Cognitive-Systemic Reconstruction of Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

    A Cognitive-Systemic Reconstruction of Maslow's Theory of Self-Actualization

    A COGNITIVE-SYSTEMIC RECONSTRUCTION OF MASLOW'S THEORY OF SELF-ACTUALIZATION by Francis Heylighen1 PESP, Free University of Brussels, Pleinlaan 2, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium Maslow's need hierarchy and model of the self-actualizing personality are reviewed and criticized. The definition of self-actualization is found to be confusing, and the gratification of all needs is concluded to be insufficient to explain self-actualization. Therefore the theory is reconstructed on the basis of a second-order, cognitive-systemic framework. A hierarchy of basic needs

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Collapsed Transition: Democratization in Burundi

    A Collapsed Transition: Democratization in Burundi

    Landlocked in the heart of Africa with a population of just over eight million and a Gross Domestic Product of USD 700 , Burundi differentiates itself as a unique outlier among case studies of African democratic experiments. Its first attempt at a democratic transition in 1993 spiraled into a decade long bloodbath, though this latest stretch of warfare continues a history defined by cyclical violence. Often omitted from the history books, what Stephen Weissman calls

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Comparison Between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini

    A Comparison Between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini

    A comparison between Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini There is no doubt that Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini shared many similar characteristics. They shared movements that were typical of National Socialism: they adopted a radical nationalism, militaristic hierarchies, violence, the cult of charismatic leadership, contempt for individual liberties and civil rights, an anti-democratic and anti-socialist orientation, and a refusal to socialize industries. Hitler and Mussolini looked upon the new form of government, which was Totalitarianism.

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Comparison of Jacques-Lois David and Joseph Goebbels

    A Comparison of Jacques-Lois David and Joseph Goebbels

    "The essence of propaganda consists in winning people over to an idea so sincerely, so vitally, that in the end they succumb to it utterly and can never again escape from it" (Goebbels). Both Jacques-Lois David and Joseph Goebbels were aspiring men who rose above the standards that were set for them and utilized their own individual talent in order to sway people's opinions to match their own. They both possessed extraordinary talent and ideas

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Tasha
  • A Comparison on Homer and O Brother Where Art Thou

    A Comparison on Homer and O Brother Where Art Thou

    A Comparison on Homer and O Brother Where Art Thou In Homer, the main character's name is Odysseus. In O' Brother, the main character's name is Ulysses. They both are on a journey to their home. Odysseus is headed to Greece, because he was in a war with Sparta that was away from his home. Ulysses is headed back to Mississippi because he escaped from jail. They both encounter unusual obstacles on their way. Odysseus

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Complete Overview of Wwii

    A Complete Overview of Wwii

    World War II, also WWII, or The Second World War, was a global military conflict that took place between 1939 and 1945. It was the largest and deadliest war in history. Even though Japan had been fighting in China since 1937, most historians say that the war began on September 1, 1939, when Nazi Germany invaded Poland. Within two days Britain and France declared war on Germany, although the only European battles remained in Poland.

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    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Max
  • A Comprehensive Comparison of India and Ireland Historically

    A Comprehensive Comparison of India and Ireland Historically

    National name: Ireland, or Eire in the Irish language President: Mary McAleese (1997) Taoiseach (Prime Minister): Bertie Ahern (1997) Area: 27,135 sq mi (70,280 sq km) Population (2004 est.): 3,969,558 (growth rate: 1.2%); birth rate: 14.5/1000; infant mortality rate: 5.5/1000; life expectancy: 77.4; density per sq mi: 146 Capital (2003 est.): Dublin, 1,018,500 Other large cities: Cork, 193,400; Limerick, 84,900; Galway, 67,200 Monetary units: Euro (formerly Irish pound [punt]) Languages: English, Irish (Gaelic) Ethnicity/race: Celtic,

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Conceptual Framework of Prestige-Seeking Consumer Behavior

    A Conceptual Framework of Prestige-Seeking Consumer Behavior

    Vigneron and Johnson / A Review and a Conceptual Framework of Prestige A Review and a Conceptual Framework of Prestige-Seeking Consumer Behavior Franck Vigneron The University of Sydney California State University Northridge Lester W. Johnson Monash University Franck Vigneron is assistant professor of Marketing, College of Business & Economics, California State University Northridge, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge CA 91330-8376, USA, franck.vigneron@csun.edu. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Professor Lester W. Johnson, Monash Mt.

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Victor
  • A Conflict Overseas

    A Conflict Overseas

    What was once a prosperous home to regal kings and vocatious merchants is now the primary battlefield in the war against terror.. The continued fighting between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims, as well as an ongoing war between the United States and remnants of Saddam Hussein's Iraq has taken a heavy toll on the country. But is all the news coming out of Iraq bad? Is the situation constantly getting worse? Or are there signs of

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    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Corps for All Times

    A Corps for All Times

    Throughout the history of America there have been those among the public that would ask, "Why it necessary to keep the United States Marine Corps?" They argue that it is not cost effective to have a separate force whose job can in effect be completed by the three other services. These facts cannot be disputed. The Army can handle all conflicts on land; the Navy can handle all battles at sea; the Air Force can

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Court of Action

    A Court of Action

    Love Canal in Niagara Falls, N.Y., is one of the country's most notorious hazardous waste sites. It wasn't the first but in 1979, the heavy contamination at Love Canal, and subsequent environmental health risks in the community, caused then President Jimmy Carter to issue a state of emergency for the town. Over 300 families were moved from their homes. Love Canal spurred scientist, industry leaders, government officials, and grassroots activists to take a stand and

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    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Crime Without a Name"

    A Crime Without a Name"

    "A crime without a name" Winston Churchill, Raphael Lemkin and the World War II origins of the word "genocide" On August 24, 1941, only two months after Germany's surprise attack of Soviet Russia on June 22, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill delivered a live broadcast from London. Only a year before the German attack had concentrated on the bombardment of British cities. Now the Prime Minister described dramatically the barbarity of the German occupation in

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy

    A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy

    A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy. The National Numeracy Strategy was implemented in September 1999, setting a target for 75% of all pupils reaching at least level four in mathematics by 2002. This essay will focus on the findings since the implementation of the strategy for both pupils and teachers. In order to do this I will examine the Numeracy Strategy Framework guidelines, which state how the teaching of mathematics should be carried

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy

    A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy

    A Critical Analysis of the National Numeracy Strategy. The National Numeracy Strategy was implemented in September 1999, setting a target for 75% of all pupils reaching at least level four in mathematics by 2002. This essay will focus on the findings since the implementation of the strategy for both pupils and teachers. In order to do this I will examine the Numeracy Strategy Framework guidelines, which state how the teaching of mathematics should be carried

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    Submitted: March 3, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Day in Ancient Rome

    A Day in Ancient Rome

    If I had to choose an ancient time or civilization to live in I would choose Rome. I would choose Rome because I find their lifestyle to be more down to earth then most other ancient civilizations, specifically the Greeks. Their artwork, building, and excellent military are major points of interest to me. Further, in examining what daily life would be like for me in that time I chose to research both the life of

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Bred
  • A Day in the Life of 9/11

    A Day in the Life of 9/11

    Imagine the feeling of watching the World trade center fall right in front of your eyes. That's what happened to a million or more people on September 11, 2001. To some, waking up at around eight in the morning was as normal as one could have it. They turn on the television, to find that something has disturbed their daily routine. At first, an unexplained plane accident. How could something like this happen? A plane

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    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Day in the Life of a Medieval Peasant

    A Day in the Life of a Medieval Peasant

    History has never halted for want of peasants. But crucial as they may have been to Europe's agricultural well-being, they weren't exactly well loved by nobility. Barbara Tuchman, in A Distant Mirror: the Calamitous Fourteenth Century, tells us they were considered aggressive, insolent, greedy, sullen, suspicious, tricky, unshaved, unwashed, ugly, stupid and credulous... in satiric tales it was said the [peasant's] soul would find no place in Paradise or anywhere else because the demons refused

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: Anna
  • A Day in the Life of a Medieval Peasant Western Civilization

    A Day in the Life of a Medieval Peasant Western Civilization

    Holly Miller November 2, 2005 A Day in the Life of A Medieval Peasant Western Civilization Daily life for us peasants is generally pretty hard. I get up each morning at dawn, eat a quick breakfast of homemade bread and ale and then I'm off to the fields for a full day of work. We have to plant, tend, and harvest at least one good crop a year or we will starve in the winter.

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Top
  • A Desperate Nation: Hitler's Rise to Power

    A Desperate Nation: Hitler's Rise to Power

    A Desperate Nation: Hitler's Rise to Power With a bit of hair and square mustache on his often, solemn face, Adolf Hitler seemed like a typical figure when he first entered into politics. He was often described as a public speaker who would rant and rave until his voice was hoarse and could no longer be heard. With the help of fanatic disciples and gullible masses, Hitler became an evil genius that changed Germany and

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    Essay Length: 3,108 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Dispute on the Popular Beliefs Of

    A Dispute on the Popular Beliefs Of

    The popular belief of warfare in Pre-Colonial Africa is that of mere tribal wars, a sort of random, "bow and arrow" battle. The accepted view of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade is based on the concept that Europeans bribed, initiated wars, and captured African civilians, all for the sake of the slave trade. In his book, "Warfare in Atlantic Africa, 1500-1800", John K. Thornton challenges both of these interpretations. In fact, the author systematically describes in

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: regina
  • A Fall from Glory: The Decline of The Russian Navy

    A Fall from Glory: The Decline of The Russian Navy

    A Fall From Glory: The Decline of the Russian Navy TABLE OF CONTENTS Glory Days of the Soviet Empire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Disposition of the Soviet Fleets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Russia's Navy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Stenly
  • A Few Greek Gods

    A Few Greek Gods

    The Ancient Greeks believed in a series of myths which explained nature, set up a moral code for the people, and were just folk lore of the people. In this paper, the beginnings of myths, the Greek gods themselves, and several myths concerning morals, nature, and old lore of the Ancients will be discussed. Because the myths and details about the gods were passed along by word of mouth, some myths or gods might be

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    Essay Length: 1,934 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Few Greek Gods

    A Few Greek Gods

    The Ancient Greeks believed in a series of myths which explained nature, set up a moral code for the people, and were just folk lore of the people. In this paper, the beginnings of myths, the Greek gods themselves, and several myths concerning morals, nature, and old lore of the Ancients will be discussed. Because the myths and details about the gods were passed along by word of mouth, some myths or gods might be

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: David
  • A Filipino Critique of Spanish Colonialism

    A Filipino Critique of Spanish Colonialism

    A Filipino Critique of Spanish Colonialism The Spanish rule in the Philippines lasted for nearly 300 years during which time held the native population to a caste system where they had different rights than the Spanish colonist. The Spanish colonizers brought with their new government the Roman Catholic Church which was supported heavily by Spain. The conversion of the native people to Catholicism did not meet much resistance, and appealed to most of the population

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: David
  • A Flag for Canada

    A Flag for Canada

    A Flag for Canada The Canadian Government defines a flag as "a symbol to identify people belonging to a group." Canada has been a country for many years but has always lacked one thing. Up until 1965, we did not have our own official flag. The first thoughts of Canada adopting its own flag started in 1925. A Privacy Council committee looked at the possibilities but their work was never completed. This meant that the

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    Essay Length: 477 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Tommy
  • A Generation in War and Turmoil: The Agony of Vietnam

    A Generation in War and Turmoil: The Agony of Vietnam

    Chapter 10: A Generation in War and Turmoil: The Agony of Vietnam It has been known that the Vietnam War affected many American soldiers who were involved in the war physically and psychologically. The Vietnam War was one of the most memorable wars in history. Many Americans' lives lost for no objective at all. Chapter 10 informed us about how the Vietnam War started and what really happened during that time. It also gave us

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    Essay Length: 597 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Mike

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