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  • Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Effects of the Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Ever since the dawn of time man has found new ways of killing each other. The most destructive way of killing people known to man would have to be the atomic bomb. The reason why the atomic bomb is so destructive is that when it is detonated, it has more than one effect. The effects of the atomic bomb are so great that Nikita Khrushchev said

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    Submitted: July 13, 2010 By: Andrey
  • Effects of the Crusades and the Black Deaths on Medieval Society

    Effects of the Crusades and the Black Deaths on Medieval Society

    What Effect did the Crusades and the Black Deaths have on Medieval European Society/ Did the Effects Differ According to Region? Before the Crusades began Europe was isolated in many regards, but especially to trade. However, in the beginning, the Crusades started as a way for nobles to get out their frustrations and to stop feuding against one another and "Pope Urban may well have believed that the Crusade[s] would reconcile and reunite Western and

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Effects of the Industrial Revolution

    Effects of the Industrial Revolution

    During the era of the Industrial Revolution many significant changes occurred in the lives and labor of most European citizens. These changes affected every aspect of their lifestyle and cultures and there was little they could do to prevent it. European nations were looking for more ways to expand in size and wealth. In the search for these ambitions the idea of using machinery to efficiently mass produce manufactured goods arose. This innovation completely altered

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Jon
  • Effects of World War I on American Society

    Effects of World War I on American Society

    My report is on how the first world war effected the American people, and how the war helped shape the country we know today. The war started when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie were touring the city of Sarajevo in the newly acquired country of Serbia. The Serbian Nationalistic group the "Black Hand" plotted to assainate him, so, Gavrillo Princip shot Franz Ferdinand in June of 1914. Anyway this led to a big

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Egypt

    Egypt

    "Egypt" - Egypt is located in the North East part of Africa. More than 90% of Egypt is desert. Only a very small portion of the population does not live along the Nile Valley and the Delta. Without the Nile River Egypt would be little more than a desert. Egypt has a hot season from May to September and a cool season from November to March. Egypt has very extreme temperatures year round. In the

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Egypt

    Egypt

    When most people mention Ancient Egypt the first thing that comes to mind is the Pyramids. To construct such monuments required a mastery of art, architecture and social organization that few cultures would ever rival. The pyramids are said to have built Egypt by being the force that knit together the kingdom's economy. Their creations were so subeztial, that the sight of these vast pyramids would take your breath away. Today, the valley of the

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Jack
  • Egypt

    Egypt

    "Egypt" -Egypt is located in the North East part of Africa. More than 90% of Egypt is desert. Only a very small portion of the population does not live along the Nile Valley and the Delta. Without the Nile River Egypt would be little more than a desert. Egypt has a hot season from May to September and a cool season from November to March. Egypt has very extreme temperatures year round. In the coastal

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    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Egypt

    Egypt

    There are many things similar and different between ancient China, Egypt and the Sumerians were lead by the high priests. One important thing is how the three kingdoms were ruled. With Egypt they had Pharaohs, which were appointed by their gods. In Sumeria they had. With Chinese leaders were mostly conquers which lead for a while and passed down through their families. Also each one of the civilizations had made their first writing systems but

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: July
  • Egypt - Customs and Courtesies

    Egypt - Customs and Courtesies

    Egypt Customs and Courtesies Greetings The traditional Islamic greeting is "assalaamu alaikum" which mean peace be upon you. Men cheek kiss other men and women cheek kiss other women, no woman if good family would cheek kiss a man, even if it is a friend that they have know all of their life. The cheek kiss is usually done with friends and family. If this did happen the woman would be considered of loose morals.

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    Submitted: March 23, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Egypt and Mesopotamia

    Mesopotamia vs. Egypt Although Mesopotamia and Egypt are similar in many senses, they also have many distnctive differences. They both have many different ways of expressing themselves in art form, such as Cuneiform (Mesopotamia) and Hieroglyphics (Egypt). While Mesopotamia's people followed The Code of Hammurabi as their guide to the law, ancient Egypt used their famous Pharoah/Kingship method to govern their land. Many famous books that are still studied and analyzed come from these two

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Janna
  • Egypt and the Strength of St.Catherineвђ™s Monastery

    Egypt and the Strength of St.Catherineвђ™s Monastery

    Egypt and the strength of St. Catherine’s Monastery The Middle East consists of many countries that span from the Atlantic Ocean to Russia, but one that is rich in culture is the Arab Republic of Egypt. Currently with a population of 77,506,756 million people republic government, it is one of the leading countries in rich Arabian culture. The size of the country is about three times the size of the state of New Mexico. Egypt

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Egypt Vs Greece

    Egypt Vs Greece

    Egypt vs. Greece Greece and Egypt have played a governing responsibility in the creation of science, philosophy and social ethics. As extensively admired civilizations, Egypt and Greece exposed an immense display of both diversity and likeness in each facet of their organization; from their political organization, their social ethnicity, and their economic classifications. These contrasts and comparisons account for their diverse pasts while illuminating their long-term accomplishments. Politically speaking, Ancient Egypt revolved about the requirements

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    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Janna
  • Egypt Warfare

    Egypt Warfare

    The Ancient Egyptians were a fortunate kingdom. They were in an ideal position as a nation; they were united as a people and were defended naturally by geography from attack. "The deserts protected the flanks of Egypt while their Northern border was protected by the Mediterranean Sea." (Spalinger). The Nile River flowed from South to North, and five cataracts (rapid waters) protected the Southern border. Also, the Egyptians had the advantage of being culturally and

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011 By: aaronfranco
  • Egyptian and Minoan Painting

    Egyptian and Minoan Painting

    Introduction: The styles of Minoan painting versus Egyptian painting can be compared through the techniques and materials used, as well as the subjects portrayed. Techniques used Egyptian techniques Style of paintings Reason for paintings (religious, storytelling, etc.) Planning of murals Cultural influence Minoan techniques Style of paintings Reason for paintings Cultural influence Materials Egyptian materials "Canvas" used Colors used Brushes How pigments were made Minoan materials "Canvas" used Colors often used How pigments were made

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • Egyptian Art

    Egyptian Art

    The earliest Egyptian art is very different from that of the pyramids and temples of the Pharaonic period. As early as the eighth millennium BC, the first inhabitants of the Nile Valley began to make engraved drawings on the cliffs, particularly in Upper Egypt and Nubia. They depicted the fundamentals of their lives, from wild game and hunting scenes in the earlier times to river boats and herds of cattle in the early Neolithic

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    Submitted: April 20, 2011 By: 09scunnin
  • Egyptian Life Under Roman Rule

    Egyptian Life Under Roman Rule

    Life in Ancient Egypt was one of cycles, dictated by the Nile. The time to plant, the time to harvest, even the time to build, were dictated by its flowing waters. The Nile ruled Egypt for over two thousand years. However in 31 B.C., a new force came to rule Egypt, as it had never been ruled before. The Assyrians, Hyksos, Persians, had all conquered the people of the Nile. Yet later, all had been

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    Submitted: May 15, 2010 By: Steve
  • Egyptian Pyramids

    Egyptian Pyramids

    Egyptian Pyramids When most people mention Ancient Egypt the first thing that comes to mind is the Pyramids. To construct such monuments required a mastery of art, architecture and social organization that few cultures would ever rival. The pyramids are said to have built Egypt by being the force that knit together the kingdom's economy. Their creations were so substantial, that the sight of these vast pyramids would take your breath away. Today, the valley

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: Vika
  • Egyptian Sense of Humor

    Egyptian Sense of Humor

    Have you ever wondered what you really mean when you tell anyone that you are an Egyptian? I am Egyptian, but what does that mean? In other words, what does being an "Egyptian" mean other than having Egyptian hereditary and roots? There is definitely an answer to that question, yet it all varies from one person to another; how they see the definition of "Egyptians." However, there is one thing that is basic in almost

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Egyptian Society

    Egyptian Society

    Egypt Ancient Egypt is one of the first civilizations in the world. Ancient Egyptian culture is full of riches and traditions that are wildly know by many people around the world. Egypt, located in northern Africa, is known mainly for its pyramids, pharaohs, and the River Nile. To the Egyptians, kings were gods. These Egyptian kings, known as the pharaoh, were regarded as being as powerful and significant as the gods. During ancient times Egyptian

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    Submitted: October 1, 2014 By: UJUONYISHI
  • Egyptian Vs Greek Art

    Egyptian Vs Greek Art

    The American Heritage Dictionary defines Art as human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature; Egyptian artists and Greek artists alike apparently agreed with this notion because their artwork developed focusing on the human figure sculpting and painting it with either mimesis or naturalism in mind. The human figure did not change much between the time period of Egyptian Art and the time period of Greek Art, but the way the

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Jay
  • Egyptian Women’s Movement-Short Summary

    Egyptian Women’s Movement-Short Summary

    Early feminists wrote poems about their outrage of the unfairity, with few taking action. Those that did, however, began to inspire a nation of women. As to seeing rights being conducted upon Egyptian women, the women in other countries of the Middle East began to take action. These women vying for voting rights, education, as did the Egyptians. Nabawiya Musa was the first Egyptian girl to graduate from high school. It opened doors for other

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Monika
  • Einhard and Charlemagne’s Palace School: A Mechanism for Wealth, Prestige, Power and Success

    Einhard and Charlemagne’s Palace School: A Mechanism for Wealth, Prestige, Power and Success

    Einhard was a courtier in Charlemagne's Frankish Kingdom. During Charlemagne's rule/life (768-824), he dedicated a vast amount of time and energy into supporting the notions of classical learning. He went so far as to start a school comprised of many scholars within his palace. Their role was to educate the nobility, the priesthood and the people, as well as hold counsel with the king. This is where Einhard and Charlemagne first encountered each other. Einhard

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Steve
  • El Muerto

    El Muerto

    Shane Nicholson Professor L.Brooks Enlgish 114 26 September 2015 El Muerto I’m a Mexican-American and I want to get to know more about Mexican-American legends. I came across the legendary story called El Muerto while asking my grandmother about Mexican-American legends. I asked my grandmother because she is the one who would tell me folk stories. She reminded me of the folk story I was most afraid of when I was a child El Muerto.

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    Submitted: September 28, 2016 By: shane77
  • Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound

    Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound

    Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound Paper Assignment Elaine Tyler May's Homeward Bound weaves two traditional narratives of the fifties -- suburban domesticity and rampant anticommunism -- into one compelling historical argument. Aiming to ascertain why, unlike both their parents and children, postwar Americans turned to marriage and parenthood with such enthusiasm and commitment, May discovers that cold war ideology and the domestic revival [were] two sides of the same coin: postwar Americans' intense need to

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine

    Eleanor of Aquitaine

    Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122-1204) was the daughter of Duke William X, the Duke of Aquitaine (d.1137) and duchess Aenor de Chatelleralut (d. 1130). She was the oldest of their three children. Eleanor was born and raised in Courtly Love. Eleanor at the time was probably one of the most fascinating women back then. She was born to be a leader. When she would get older, she would be one of the most influential women to

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Max
  • Electing the President

    Electing the President

    The United States Constitution specifies that a presidential election is to be held every four years. The Constitution also sets forth the requirements for the presidency of the United States: the candidate must be at least 35 years old, a natural born citizen of the U.S. and a resident for 14 years. Additionally, the 22nd amendment to the Constitution limits the number of full four years terms one person can serve to 2. Being elected

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Election Paper

    Election Paper

    Who did you vote for? Not Seb Giuliano?! You must be crazy! Seb Giuliano is the ideal mayor for any city, and here's why, Seb was born and raised in Middletown, so he knows a lot about the drastic changes that has occurred. Mr. Giuliano was excellent when he made promises to decrease crime, lower taxes and help with the construction of MHS. I believe you should have supported Seb, and you made a big

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Mike
  • Electoral College Response

    Electoral College Response

    Electoral College Web quest 1. it was founded because they wanted to create a compromise between voting in congress for the election of the President and election of the President by a the most votes by citizens. 2. Every state has a number of electoral votes equal to its number of Senators and its number of members in the House of Representatives 2a. Kansas gets 6 votes 2b. California, 55 3. The electors are picked

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    Submitted: March 5, 2016 By: jnjkn
  • Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust

    Elie Wiesel and the Holocaust

    “How many Nobel peace prize winners lay here? The cure for cancer could lay here, dead. We will never know...never know.” The Nazis refer to it as “The Final Solution of the Jewish Questions”; the world refers to is as “The Holocaust”. No matter what the name, The Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder of approximately six million Jews over the course of World War II. Elie Wiesel, a survivor of the

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Mike
  • Elie Wiesel: Let Us Never Forget

    Elie Wiesel: Let Us Never Forget

    Elie Wiesel: Never Forget Elie Wiesel has written over thirty novels over the course of his life. These novels directly affect society in general and especially impact Judaism. He has contributed not only to his race and religion but to ever human soul who reads his work. Elie Wiesel does this by not allowing any to forget the Halocaust of the Jews. "Elie Wiesel was born in Signet, Transylvania on September 30, 1928. He grew

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: David
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