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  • European Monarchs of the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuri

    European Monarchs of the Late Fifteenth and Early Sixteenth Centuri

    In northern Europe after the Middle Ages, monarchies began to build the foundations of their countries that are still in affect today. During the late fifteenth and early sixteenth centuries these "New Monarchs" made many relevant changes in their nations. During the middle of the fifteenth century Europe was affected by war and rebellion, which weakened central governments. As the monarchies attempted to develop into centralized governments once again, feudalism's influence was lessened. This "new"

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    Submitted: December 25, 2009 By: Stenly
  • European Renaissance

    European Renaissance

    The European Renaissance was based around changes in economic and social conditions, which founded a new artistic and cultural movement. The Renaissance was broken into two different sectors, the north and the south. The Southern Renaissance, beginning in Italy, was becoming more secular. People began to focus on the present and live life according to the ways of the world. With a new pro-pagan plan, following God for eternal life was put aside for riches

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    Submitted: February 16, 2010 By: Victor
  • European Romanticism

    European Romanticism

    GENERAL OVERVIEW: Napoleon Bonaparte was born on August 15, 1769 in Ajaccio on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Through his military exploits and his ruthless efficiency, Napoleon rose from obscurity to become Napoleon I, Emperor of France. He is both a historical figure and a legend -- and it is sometimes difficult to separate the two. The events of his life fired the imaginations of great writers, film makers, and playwrights whose works have done

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Artur
  • European Trade Routes 1100-1500

    European Trade Routes 1100-1500

    If there was ever an important period historians, and people could put a finger on, this would be it. This is the important period where the world's countries, kingdoms, and dynasties established trade routes. This is the period where countries were made and countries were destroyed because of the importance of trade and the importance of building a fundamental, religious, and economical way of life. This paper will discuss the goals and functions of trades,

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • European Transformation

    European Transformation

    "The growth of commerce and industry led to the technological advances, which in turn stimulated, and were stimulated by science." (p. 403) The European scientific revolution was fueled by the blending of "liberal" and "servile" arts, in other words, science and technology. Because of the European expansion, taking place throughout the world, new commerce and industries were advancing, creating the need for new technology and science. The theories and inventions that Copernicus, Galileo and Newtown

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Mikki
  • European Union

    European Union

    European Union Paper The European Union is a well thought out creation. Is this fiction or non fiction? Throughout these next couple of pages the pros and cons will be examined of the European Union. The European Union was created in 1992; however a similar idea was formed back in 1951. This is when Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxemburg, and Netherlands united to become the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC). This allowed the

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    Submitted: June 6, 2010 By: Max
  • Europeans Vs. Native Americans

    Europeans Vs. Native Americans

    One huge shift in history happened around the late 1400's when a slightly well known man by the name of Christopher Columbus came across what is now known as North America. Columbus actually thought he had found a new and shorter route to the West Indies. When this was announced, the news spread like wildfire and it was not soon after that, other countries began to send their own explorers. It was a bright and

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    Submitted: May 20, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Evacuation Was a Great Success" Discuss Using the Sources and Your Own Knowledge

    Evacuation Was a Great Success" Discuss Using the Sources and Your Own Knowledge

    "Evacuation was a great success" Discuss using the sources and your own knowledge In this essay I will be using the sources and my own knowledge to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of this statement and will then formulate my own opinion as to whether I agree or disagree with it. The first children were evacuated on the 31st August 1939. More followed between the 1st and 3rd of September until in all almost one

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Jon
  • Evaluate the Impact on Italy of Mussolini’s Domestic and Foreign Policies 1922-1939

    Evaluate the Impact on Italy of Mussolini’s Domestic and Foreign Policies 1922-1939

    From Mussolini’s rise to Prime Minister to the outbreak of the Second World War, there was a rapid shift in the nature of both foreign and domestic policy in Italy, the impacts of which were felt at all levels within the country. In terms of Italy’s foreign policy, Mussolini steered her on a course of rapid, aggressive military expansionism, a course towards imperialism and, finally, a fascist alliance with Hitler. On the other hand he

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    Submitted: October 6, 2016 By: ilikeessays
  • Evaluate the Significance of the Bus Boycott to the Civil Rights Movement

    Evaluate the Significance of the Bus Boycott to the Civil Rights Movement

    Modern Extended responses b) Evaluate the significance of one of the following in the civil rights movement 2. The bus boycott The events and outcomes of the bus boycott are significant in assistance to the civil rights movement. It was the introduction of direct action and non violence, the beginning of Martin Luther's campaign in the movement and the achievements. The boycott began on the 1st December 1955 with Rosa Parks in Montgomery, Alabama, with

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    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Jon
  • Evaluation of American Culture

    Evaluation of American Culture

    Evaluating American Culture The American culture is very diverse and eclectic. Not every single person has the same views on a given subject, partly due to environment, race, age, and religion. This exercise in where we surveyed five people made that very noticeable. I surveyed five people, five people of which have the same job environment, but varied from the age of 18 to 34. Surprisingly, the age was not a major factor in their

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    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Events Leading Ti World War 1

    Events Leading Ti World War 1

    Final Essay- Events before World War I World War 1, one of the biggest wars in history, did not begin because of one problem; it was a mixture of many different factors that eventually caused the final outcome. This war was so great because it basically included all of Europe. As we look back to the events that led up to the war, we see that one country looks like they are the cause of

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    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Top
  • Evolution of Black Theatre

    Evolution of Black Theatre

    History is made in four ways. First, by the people involved. Second, by the people who observe the event and pass on their version by word of mouth. Third, by the observer who writes and document their findings on paper. And fourth, by those who do not write. This is true about African American theatre. There are many stories about when and how African American theater came about but no one is certain. But, there

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: bob
  • Evolution of Ideas and Practices from Ancient Times

    Evolution of Ideas and Practices from Ancient Times

    Evolution of Ideas and Practices From Ancient Times Plato's symposium is a array of speeches on what love meant in the society. Although the term "homosexuality" was not present in ancient times, it was something that was well practiced. Men and women still shared intercourse, but it was not thought of as wrong, or out of the norm, for there to be male and male interaction, and sometimes female and female interaction. Love, the kind

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: regina
  • Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention Scott Chaffee Marti Kirchmer History 310 November 18, 2003 Abstract The English people were governed with an iron fist and began to fight back. Out of this came the common-law and the Magna Carta. These were carried with the colonial people to America, where a new form of government control from England had to be produced. Through this rule from so far away, rights were easily

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Edward
  • Evolution of Law

    Evolution of Law

    Evolution of Law The government our nation has established today has come a long way from its roots. Starting with the Napoleonic Code and eventually ending with the Ratified Constitution of the United States. Rome came to England bringing the Roman Code, thus law begins. The Roman Code was a rigid code that in reality did not change much. It required ample detail and was difficult to understand at times. For example, if there where

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Steve
  • Evolution of Man

    Evolution of Man

    The most ancient man was about the same as we are, judging from their thighbones. These bones can not really be distinguished from our own. There used to be serious discussion on whether or not Java Man was really erect. Now that we know about australopithecines, we should be more than surprised if he were anything else. His femur shows that walked upright and his head show it to (Howels pg. 159). Simple mass-production methods

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    Submitted: June 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Evolution of the Brezhnev Doctrine

    Evolution of the Brezhnev Doctrine

    Evolution of the Brezhnev Doctrine The Brezhnev Doctrine commonly refers to the justification given for the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia, which formalized the right of Soviet hegemony over Eastern Europe. It would also be taken abroad to justify intervention in affairs of non-socialist entities. The policy, first outlined in the September 26, 1968 issue of Pravda, and later reiterated by Leonid Brezhnev in his speech to the Fifth Congress of the Polish United Worker's Party

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    Submitted: March 6, 2010 By: Steve
  • Evolution of the Nation

    Evolution of the Nation

    Evolution of the Nation A major economic reversal began in Europe and reached the United States in the fall of 1873. The signal event on this side of the Atlantic was the failure of Jay Cooke and Company, the country's preeminent investment banking concern. The firm was the principal backer of the Northern Pacific Railroad and had handled most of the government's wartime loans. (Bancroft, 1902). Cooke's fall touched off a series of events that

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Evolution of Walmart

    Evolution of Walmart

    Evolution of Wal-Mart Wal-Mart is the world's largest retailer and the world's largest company. Wal-Mart is probably the one retail store that United States can't live without simply because at Wal-Mart you can find anything you need even if its food or clothing. There thousands of Wal-Mart's located throughout the United States, I think so many that even they lost track of the amount of Wal-Mart's. Before Wal-Mart even got it's name it was called

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • Evolution Versus Creationism: Great Debate

    Evolution Versus Creationism: Great Debate

    Evolution is a theory thats based on science and more detailed evidence and Creationism is a faith-based theory. In no way is faith, a factor that influences the ideas and theories supported by scientists. As such, you really cannot compare one to the other; you have to just choose which one you believe is true although it is possible to believe in both at the same time. Since the beginning of human life, there has

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Examine the Practical and the Morale Constraints upon Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust.

    Examine the Practical and the Morale Constraints upon Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust.

    Jewish resistance throughout the holocaust has caused much debate among academics historians, and even governments. Historians conclude that resistance was practical and morally constrained throughout the Second World War, for a variety of reasons. Historians such as Rab Bennett, Michael Marrus, Richard L Rubenstein, and John K Roth all have written in detail about the constraints placed upon Jewish resistance throughout this period. Each of these explanations will be examined throughout this paper. Furthermore, this

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War HIS/110 The Civil War is considered to be greatest war in American history, perhaps because it is the only war ever fought on American soil. Three million men fought in this war and 600,000 died. As of today, this war is the most fascinated because it was fought on American soil. There have been many documents and books written about the Civil War, this war also settled disputes betweent the states

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Exception Customer Service

    Exception Customer Service

    Running Head: Exception Customer Service Exceptional Customer Service Diana Girgis University of California, Irvine 194W Kara Thorson March 14, 2007 Abstract This qualitative research examined the factors that contribute to exceptional customer service. It aimed at distinguishing which companies valued customer service in comparison to other companies, specifically, how Enterprise Rent-a-Car values their customer service. In addition, customers, who were randomly selected, that used this company were interviewed about the customer service and how certain

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Expanding Nations

    Expanding Nations

    The early start of what is now known world wide as America, is an important piece of history that people will talk about for many generations to come. The 19th century is important to know about if you are an American. It enlightens how the land grew, the leaders lead, new laws created, trades and the end to slavery. This Expanding Nations Paper will examine how the new nation was affected by continued growth and

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    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: July
  • Expanding Reasonableness in the Field of Torts Induces Efficiency and Fairness

    Expanding Reasonableness in the Field of Torts Induces Efficiency and Fairness

    Expanding Reasonableness in the Field of Torts Induces Efficiency and Fairness 1. Introduction Over the past several years the body of laws governing compensation in tort law has substantially transformed from its common law origins. In the course of what many have advocated in the name of "tort reform," more than half of the United States have revised, or attempted to revise, one or more aspects of tort liability and damage principles to a greater

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Mike
  • Expanding the Panama Canal and Its History

    Expanding the Panama Canal and Its History

    EXPANDING THE CANAL AND ITS HISTORY By: Raymond A. Grant. The Republic of Panama is indeed a blessed country. With a population of only 3 million people, immigrants and investors from around the world are flocking to Panama like in the era of the California gold rush. The reason, affordable living conditions, modern infrastructure, relative peace and security, and an up and coming potential Panama canal expansion project. Yet, on the Atlantic coast the best

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    Submitted: February 19, 2010 By: David
  • Expansion 1840's Vs. 1890's

    Expansion 1840's Vs. 1890's

    Compare the debates that took place over American expansionism in the 1840s with those that took place in the 1890s, analyzing the similarities and differences in the debates of the two eras. The 1840s and 1890s saw an expansion of American territory, as a result of several economic, political, and cultural factors. The expansionist movements of the 1840s and 1890s were similar in their justifications, but the arguments against each differed greatly. Both expansion movements

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Expansion of Western Europe

    Expansion of Western Europe

    The expansion of Western Europe started with the Iberian phase. Spain and Portugal, the two countries of the Iberian Peninsula, had a short-lived yet important role in European expansion. European expansion then turned to Western Europe. Western Europe consists of the Dutch, French, and British. While Western Europe was exploring new worlds overseas, the Russians were expanding westward across all of Eurasia. Religion played a major role in expansion for both the Portuguese and the

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    Submitted: June 14, 2010 By: Steve
  • Explain in Pairs What You Think Was Qatar's Error or Misapplication of Soft Power

    Explain in Pairs What You Think Was Qatar's Error or Misapplication of Soft Power

    Universidad de Las Américas Seminarios de Temas Contemporáneos VI Integrantes: Derlis Duchi Carol Reina Case Study: Explain in pairs what you think was Qatar's error or misapplication of soft power In order to explain the effects of Soft Power, should be mention what the greatest referent Josep Ney said "is the ability to get what you want through attraction rather than coercion or payments" (Ney, 2004). Qatar is a benchmark of soft power in the

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    Submitted: November 19, 2017 By: Derlis Duchi
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