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  • Fashions of the Roman World

    Fashions of the Roman World

    In general, fashions from the Ancient Greek and Roman periods and before were simple, as clothing expressed practical function over stylistic form. Generally, women's garments were loose and flowing, never tight-fitting. Tunics often covered the wearer with layers of draped fabric, and were worn by both men and women. The most basic garment for women of Ancient Greece was the Doric peplos, commonly worn through the beginning of the sixth century B.C. Made from a

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Top
  • Fast Food

    Fast Food

    If you like me you probably have had more fast food than you would like to admit. Fast food is an idea that has taken the world by storm, being able to travel from home to Chicago, to Boise, to Atlanta or now even China and get the same food made you way! Some people blame fast food for America's obesity and laziness problems while others could not live a day with out a Big

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Fast Food

    Fast Food

    If you like me you probably have had more fast food than you would like to admit. Fast food is an idea that has taken the world by storm, being able to travel from home to Chicago, to Boise, to Atlanta or now even China and get the same food made you way! Some people blame fast food for America's obesity and laziness problems while others could not live a day with out a Big

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Fast Girls

    Fast Girls

    Critical Book Review Joan Brumberg's Fast Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa Brumberg, Joan. Fast Girls: The History of Anorexia Nervosa. New York: First Vintage Books, 2000. 2. I selected this book because it was one of the recommended readings from our textbook After The Fact: The Art of Historical Detection in chapter 17 "The Body in Question". Anorexia Nervosa seems to be associated with the importance of a super lean female figure and I

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Fat Loss

    Fat Loss

    Dave Palumbo ________________________________________ I eat 8 times per day (50g protein, 20g fat, 30g carbs per meal). Pre-contest, I cut the carbs back to 15 grams per meal, and I up the fat to 30g per meal. Sources of protein include: chicken, fish, lean red meat, whole eggs, and whey protein. Sources of fat include: olive oil, cashew nuts, almonds, all natural peanut butter, egg yolks, and salmon. I've actually designed a protein shake called,

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Vika
  • Fate and Destiny in the Aeneid

    Fate and Destiny in the Aeneid

    Fate and destiny were central parts of Roman mythology and culture, and consequently literature. Although Fate does seem at times to be a device to advance the plot of the Aeneid or to control the character's actions, fate, because of its place in Roman thought, actually plays a larger role. Fate is included by Virgil in his Aeneid to assert through the narrative that the foundation of Rome was divinely ordered, and that this city

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    Submitted: March 2, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Fathers of Theater

    Fathers of Theater

    Fathers of Theater In Greece around the sixth and fifth century there was a blossoming of beautiful living and artistic views, such as mankind had never known before. The Greeks not only accomplished expanding their civilization in feats of physical perfection, but more especially in the fields of artistic and intellectual accomplishment. They made their buildings lovely; they learned to embellish beautifully rather than lavishly regarding the mind, and the aesthetic senses. Out of this

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Steve
  • Favorite Monument in Beal

    Favorite Monument in Beal

    Favorite Monument in Beal There were many monuments in "Roadside Religion in Search of the Sacred, the Strange and the Substance of Faith" that I became interested in. The monument that I enjoyed reading about the most was the Precious Moments Inspiration Park. This monument was mainly a chapel filled with paintings of the sufferings and joyous occasions that the friends and family of Samuel J. Butcher went through. The "people" in the painting were

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Fdny

    Fdny

    HISTORY OF THE FDNY History of the FDNY of New York City Fire Department is known as "The Greatest Job in the World. People all over New York and the rest of the country are captivated by the idea of a NYC fire fighter. They represent New York's bravest, receiving a lot respect, and celebrity like praise. The department is full of history, and ties in with the creation of New York City itself. Tradition

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Federal Governments Role in the Dust Bowl

    Federal Governments Role in the Dust Bowl

    Word Count: 989 Paper #1 Federal Governments Role in the Dust Bowl The infamous Dust Bowl of the 1930s was one of the most horrific and devastating environmental crises to hit twentieth century North America. The Dust Bowl was a period of unyielding dust storms which inevitably caused major agricultural, ecological and irreversible damage to the American and Canadian prairie lands. The Dust Bowl lasted from 1930 to 1936, in some areas the drought lasted

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: regina
  • Federal Reserve

    Federal Reserve

    The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. It was created by Congress to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible and more stable monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve was created on December 23, 1913, with the signing of the Federal Reserve Act by President Woodrow Wilson. Today, the Federal Reserve's duties fall into four general areas:conducting the nation's monetary policy by influencing money and credit conditions in the

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: David
  • Federal Reserve System

    Federal Reserve System

    Market Theories Investments Seminar Table of Contents Introduction 3 Castle in the Air Theory 3 Firm Foundation Theory 3 Effects of the Market 3 Market Theories 5 The Tulip-Bulb Craze 5 Today's "Tulip-Bulb" Craze, the Dot-Com Crash 5 Conclusion 6 Introduction Castle in the Air Theory The Castle in the Air theory was introduced by John Maynard Keynes, an well known economist and successful investor of the 1930s. It was Keynes' theory that the keys

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    Submitted: May 30, 2010 By: Jack
  • Federalism

    Federalism

    "Federalism" Federalism is a system of government that divides power between a national government and a regional government with the use of a constitution. Throughout the United States history, federalism has played a significant role in the constitution and the system of government adopted by the United States of America. Federalism has also changed throughout the course of America's history to fit the constitution and the government. Montesquieu was a French philosopher who was very

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Federalism

    Federalism

    1. agreement within a state regard rights &responsibilities of state& its citizens; Hobbes-agree to establish society by renouncing the rights had in the State of Nature. to ensure escape from State of Nature, both agree live together under common law, create an enforcement mechanism for social contract& laws that constitute it. Society becomes possible cuz, in State of Nature no power able to "overawe them all", now is superior and more powerful person who force

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Federalist #10

    Federalist #10

    Madison begins perhaps the most famous of the Federalist papers by stating that one of the strongest arguments in favor of the Constitution is the fact that it establishes a government capable of controlling the violence and damage caused by factions. Madison defines that factions are groups of people who gather together to protect and promote their special economic interests and political opinions. Although these factions are at odds with each other, they frequently work

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    Submitted: June 5, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Federalists

    Federalists

    The establishment of a stronger central government with weaker state governments is needed in America. Alexander Hamilton stated, "The present Confederation is insufficient to preserve the existence of the Union." The plan of government under the Articles of Confederation could not effectively protect individual liberties because it could not directly act upon the people, and had no authority to enforce its laws. By giving the central government more power, the proposed plan of the Constitution

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Edward
  • Federative Republic of Brazil

    Federative Republic of Brazil

    Brazil Brazil is located in Eastern South America bordering the Atlantic Ocean and the long conventional name for it is Federative Republic of Brazil. The capital of the country is Brasilia. It has twenty-six states and one federal district. Brazil is by far the largest and most populus country in South America, with approximately 8,511,965 sq. km., 8,456,510 sq. km. of land, and 55,455sq. km of water. This makes it slightly smaller than the United

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Feds Vs Anti-Feds

    Feds Vs Anti-Feds

    Hamilton Vs. Jefferson December 29, 2006 by Ando hamjeff.jpg I had intended to post Part II of the WWI question last night, but got caught up doing movie reviews on Life of Ando. So to slake your ravenous historical thirst in the meantime, here is my assignment from my history class this past week. If you’re really into American history and how the politics of the early Republic shook out, Jefferson vs. Hamilton is a

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: regina
  • Female Asian Filmmakers

    Female Asian Filmmakers

    Brief outline: 1. Gender Inequality in film industry 2. Female film makers in Asia India : Gurinder Chadha Malaysia: Yasmin Ahmad The Philippines : Marilou Diaz-Abaya Hong Kong : Ann Hui 3. Female film makers in Singapore Singapore: Tan Pin Pin, Sun Koh and Wee Li-Lin. 4. Singapore Film Industry 5. Rise of female Asian film makers in the future? Abstract: This paper shall touch on the gender issues in the filmmakers’ industry. Some noted

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    Submitted: January 30, 2010 By: regina
  • Feminism

    Feminism

    As human beings, we have a voice. It is in our own power of choice to use our voice when we strongly want to be heard. Unfortunately, there was a point in time, when gender interfered with universal rights. Although, women were able to use their voice, they were distinctly not being heard. In the nineteenth and twentieth century, women took the initiative to use their power of opinion in order to accomplish their goals

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Mike
  • Feminism

    Feminism

    FEMINISM Feminism is the belief that society is disadvantageous to women, depriving them from political, social and economical aspects within the society. Over the period of the 1940's to present time the women's role in Australia has been successfully changed due to the feminist movements. Up until the 1960's the role of women was seen to be limited primarily to marriage and motherhood. But during the 1960's protests and feminists movements began to draw attention

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Feminist Theory in Chinese Ghost Stories and Fox Tales

    Feminist Theory in Chinese Ghost Stories and Fox Tales

    Feminist Approach to Chinese Ghost Stories While the role of women in China has changed drastically, the history of Chinese women's studies is clearly based in repression and servitude. Today the women of communist China have gained equality but this liberation has slowly evolved from a history of oppression. When examining the significance of women in the Chinese culture, and their role in the society both past and present it is important to consider the

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Edward
  • Femism

    Femism

    Feminism as an organized movement appeared in the late 19th century in a number of countries, and agitation for votes for women became increasingly visible and vocal at the beginning of the twentieth century. After the granting of suffrage, women's movements turned to other issues of social reform and equality. The two world wars changed much of the world and with it the perception of women's work outside the home. After the Second World War,

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: regina
  • Fencing During the Renaissance

    Fencing During the Renaissance

    Fencing during the Renaissance During the beginning of the Renaissance the sword was an offensive weapon used for cracking armor, and the shield was used as a defense. Soon gunpowder came into general use, and the sword became a defensive as well as an offensive weapon. In the 16th century the rapier was introduced in Italy and the art of fencing was organized in fencing schools. A dagger in the other hand, and later a

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Feng Menglong

    Feng Menglong

    Money and the commodification of Human Relations in Feng Menglong's stories Much of Chinese literature, as we know it today, is derived from the prolific storytelling period of the Yuan and Ming dynasties. Furthermore, during this period, the vernacular story was particularly popular. As opposed to the more abstruse and formal classical fiction, vernacular tales were fashioned with less rigidity and thus were often better able to capture the more colorful and sometimes sordid details

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: regina
  • Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan

    Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480, in a stone farm house in Portugal. His father's name was Dom Ruy Magellan, and his mother's name was Donha Alda De Mesquite. His father was a Portuguese nobleman and owned a large amount of land. He was also a sheriff, an honorary position awarded for distinguished service to the crown. Ferdinand's brother was named Diago De Sousa, a name he took from his wealthy grandmother, his sister was

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • Ferry Porsche

    Ferry Porsche

    HE PUT THE PORSCHE NAME ON CARS, AND ON THE MAP Contents 1. PORSCHE TIMELINE Professor Dr. Ferdinand Porsche 1909-1998 When 22-year-old Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche joined his father's design consultancy business in 1931, he had large shoes to fill. His father, also named Ferdinand, was by then a well-known engineer and designer. To this day automotive enthusiasts are grateful for Ferry's ability to not only work alongside his established father, but, in many ways, to

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Yan
  • Feudal Society in Champagne

    Feudal Society in Champagne

    The fundamental institutions of medieval feudal society are something that many historians have researched at great length. One of the best existing windows into medieval institutions, society, culture, and other matters, is Feudal Society in Medieval France: Documents from the County of Champagne; One of the sections contained in this compilation of documents is on the Crusades. The documents contained in this section are of correspondence between various parties all pertaining to the Crusades. Contained

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    Submitted: January 27, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Feudalism

    Feudalism

    Feudalism was the foundation of the European government. The structure of feudalism was incredibly unbalanced, which was the main reason for its downfall. When the Roman Empire fell, it left many wealthy landowners spread throughout the European countries. For every wealthy landowner there were many poorer. They decided therefore to commend themselves to landlords, surrendering to a lord in return for safety and the right to farm the properties. This was the beginning of the

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Steve
  • Feudalism

    Feudalism

    Feudalism During the Middle Ages in most of Europe, society was based on the "feudal" system. Feudalism can be pictured as a pyramid. The king is at the top. Everyone owed loyalty and service to the king. The king would give out grants of land to his most important noblemen. Each noble had to then promise to loyally follow the king and supply him with soldiers or knights in time of war. They did this

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    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Jack
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