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  • About the Menominee Tribe

    About the Menominee Tribe

    Ortiz Jennifer Ortiz Professor Cathy Caldwell Native American Literature 16 October 2016 Menominee Tribe Posoh! That’s “hello” in the language of the Menominee tribe. The Menominee tribe is a wonderful tribe in Wisconsin. Menominee means “people of the wild rice”. But they like to call themselves “Kiash Matchitiwuk” which means “the ancient people”. They call themselves the ancient people because they have no migration story. The Menominee tribe values nature, wildlife, ecology, their culture, and

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    Submitted: December 4, 2016 By: jo03
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was born on February 12, 1809 in a log cabin in the Kentucky wilderness. When be was a little boy his Grandfather fought in the Revolutionary War. He had a little sister by the name of Sarah. As he went to school he met a boy by the name of Austin. They instantly became friends more so best of friends. At first Abe wasn't allowed to go to school because he didn't have

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Lincoln's address embodies the true civic virtues of what a Union represents. He encapsulates an air of dignity as he incorporates the words of George Washington in which "religion and morality" along with knowledge are indispensable supporters to political prosperity. Union, according to Lincoln, surpasses the obvious, rather than just sheltering the fundamental laws ingrained within the Constitution, its final authority rests with God. It is the moral laws of God which supersede all natural

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    Submitted: February 15, 2010 By: Monika
  • Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln

    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States of America. He started his presidential term during the start of the Civil War. A guy of the name of John Wilkes Booth was born May 10, 1838, he was an actor who performed throughout the country in many plays. He was the lead in some of William Shakespeare's most famous works. Additionally, he was a racist and Southern sympathizer during the Civil War. He

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    Submitted: June 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery What did Abraham Lincoln do and think regarding slavery during the Civil War? In Abraham's First Inaugural Address he states "I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.""

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery

    Abraham Lincoln and Slavery What did Abraham Lincoln do and think regarding slavery during the Civil War? In Abraham's First Inaugural Address he states "I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.""

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David
  • Absolutism

    Absolutism

    The rise of absolute monarchies dates back to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, when several monarchs in western and Eastern Europe increased the power of their central governments. In doing so, these kings and emperors secured their position as the supreme ruler and possessor of all power. They surrounded themselves with followers and advisors who were strong advocates of royal absolutism. For those that opposed their behavior and seizure of power they replied that they

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • Absolutism

    Absolutism

    Louis XIV and Peter I where two of the most notable examples of an absolute monarch. To great extent, it can be stated that each monarch successfully fulfilled the goals of an absolute monarch by, limiting the power of the and nobility and church, increasing the power and prestige of their country, centralizing the power in the hands of the monarch and leaving a legacy. Both of these thriving absolute monarchs came to power in

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    Submitted: March 15, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Absolutism and Democracy

    Absolutism and Democracy

    The political system in which the power of a ruler in unchecked and totally ones power is the theory of Absolutism. From the 1500s – 1800s, there was a period of time known as the Age of Absolutism in which rulers had complete control and authority over their governments and the lives of their people. In this time period many absolute rulers had different ways to justify their power. Besides justifying power rulers also had

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    Submitted: June 4, 2010 By: Monika
  • Absolutism and Louis Xiv

    Absolutism and Louis Xiv

    An absolute monarch is a ruler by divine right who has control over every portion of his kingdom. The most famous absolute monarch, Louis XIV, had the longest reign of any of the French kings. Louis achieved this as a result of his reformed laws, foreign policy, a smart economic advisor, and his decision to deny power to the nobility. Although some of these ideas could be viewed as having a negative impacting on France,

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Absolutism and Louis Xiv

    Absolutism and Louis Xiv

    An absolute monarch is a ruler by divine right who has control over every portion of his kingdom. The most famous absolute monarch, Louis XIV, had the longest reign of any of the French kings. Louis achieved this as a result of his reformed laws, foreign policy, a smart economic advisor, and his decision to deny power to the nobility. Although some of these ideas could be viewed as having a negative impacting on France,

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Absolutism as Primary Form of Government

    Absolutism as Primary Form of Government

    Absolutism as Primary Form of Government Absolutism became the primary form of government for many Europeans in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It appealed to so many for reasons the same as other governments. "Absolutists contended that social and political harmony would result when subjects obeyed their divinely sanctioned rulers in all aspects" (Text 594). Absolutists rulers felt God gave them their ability to teach the masses the proper ways to live. Absolutist rulers had

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    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: David
  • Abstraction as Representation

    Abstraction as Representation

    Abstraction as Representation Paintings: Xu Wei (1521-1593), Flowers and Plants, handscroll in ink on paper William De Kooning(1904-1997), Lilly Pond, Oil on Canvas 1959 The shift of art culture towards abstraction is a clear change that exists cross-culturally and through different historical moments showing the move of society to reflect the artist’s skill and process. In these two landscapes, we see a move toward expression of artists instead of the illusionistic representations of the actual

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    Submitted: March 9, 2010 By: Janna
  • Abu Bakr

    Abu Bakr

    Depending on the group of Muslims, Abu Bakr is regarded very differently. Some groups of Sufis, like the Naqshibandis, regard him as a central religious personage, and a spiritual authority. Sunnis consider him affectionately because he is the first Muslim leader after Muhammad passed away. The Shi'is object generally to any Caliph except Ali, but Abu Bakr is one of those they tolerate most. Still, they consider him to be a symbol of profound injustice,

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • Account for the Collapse of Tsarism in February 1917

    Account for the Collapse of Tsarism in February 1917

    ACCOUNT FOR THE COLLAPSE OF TSARISM IN FEBRUARY 1917 In February 1917 the outdated Tsarism in Russia finally collapsed. The Romanov dynasty had oppressively ruled Russia for three centuries. The Tsars were absolute monarchs believing they held divine right to rule, and although Russia went through many changes both socially and economically they were never prepared to modernise themselves, relinquishing any political power. The difficulties which came about through the Great War coupled with many

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Steve
  • Accountability

    Accountability

    The Deparment of defence defines accountability as the obligation imposed by law or lawful order or regulation on an officer or other person for keeping accurate record of property, documents, or funds. The person having this obligation may or may not have actual possession of the property, documents, or funds. Accountability is concerned primarily with records, while responsibility is concerned primarily with custody, care, and safekeeping Being accountablie is what the military is all about.

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Achilles

    Achilles

    Achilles was the son of the mortal Peleus and the Nereid Thetis. He was the mightiest of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War, and was the hero of Homer's Iliad. Thetis attempted unsuccessfully to make her son immortal. There are two versions of the story. In the earlier version, Thetis anointed the infant with ambrosia and then placed him upon a fire to burn away his mortal portions; she was interrupted by Peleus,

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    Submitted: December 1, 2009 By: Anna
  • Acoma - Pueblo Architectures

    Acoma - Pueblo Architectures

    Acoma By: Curtis Cook Pueblo architectures helped build kivas and Pueblo houses. They built houses which were 3 to 5 level houses. On the first level they would have no windows or doors it would be for storing food and they would cook food on the outside. The second level was for sleeping and on the outside they would weave blankets. The third level was also for sleeping on the roof they would dry food

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    Submitted: December 5, 2016 By: Savannah Cook
  • Actors and Actresses of the 50s: Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day.

    Actors and Actresses of the 50s: Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando, Grace Kelly, Bette Davis, Katharine Hepburn, Burt Lancaster, Bing Crosby, Dorothy Dandridge, Judy Garland, Elizabeth Taylor, and Doris Day.

    In the 50s, several things happened to shock and awe the entertainment business; such as the invention of the teleprompter, TV's first soap opera, "The Little Rascals" TV show, and the "I Love Lucy" TV show. But the most important thing about the entertainment in the 50s was the actors and actresses. Through out the 50s there were hundreds of actors and actresses. To name a few Vivien Leigh, Audrey Hepburn, Marlon Brando ,Grace Kelly,

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Mike
  • Adarand Constructors V. Pena

    Adarand Constructors V. Pena

    Adarand Constructors v. Pena 1) Yes and no; the U.S. constitution should be read to provide individuals or groups with a right to equal protection of the law. However, it should be read with strict scrutiny and allow certain "remedial race-based actions" in which there is a need for diversity and fairness, and be the voice of the people, including the minorities, which really have no other voice. 2) Yes, the federal and/or state governments

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    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Admissions Policy

    Admissions Policy

    Abstract Prospective students hoping to gain admission into universities throughout the United States expect an equal opportunity. The goals of success and achievement are what each student hopes to achieve. Many obstacles are involved in getting in to a university. Some Universities are selective in their choice of students. Factors such as race, gender, social background, financial status, personal opinions and desires students have of about them, are a few issues students must encounter upon

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Max
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Although most people won't admit it, the most influential person of the 20th century was Adolf Hitler. While most know him as the man who led the Nazi party in Germany from 1934 through his death in 1945, few know his history. His life was filled with both modest and extreme dreams and aspirations. He had strong personal opinions which he developed in both of his personal and political careers. From a modest upbringing to

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler's rise to power began in 1919. After World War I, he joined the Nazi's and was soon in control of them. Hilter won the people's trust by saying his goals were to make Germany as powerful as it was before, if not more. Hitler ruled Germany as a dictator from 1933-1940. His real plan was to turn Germany into a real war machine. He achieved that goal. He brought on World War II

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    For the past week I have been researching three men, Joseph Stalin, Mao, and Adolf Hitler for an answer to a question; who is the most evil? Which, means that I had to think about what exactly was evil for me. Now the dictionary they have a simple definition for it, which is: morally reprehensible, sinful, wicked. But there could be so many different meanings, because there are many different people in the world. So,

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    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Victor
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    INTRO/THESIS Adolf Hitler has long been the focus of many debates and arguments. It is accurate to say that he is one of the most controversial leaders ever to walk the Earth. It is hard to believe by most how such a cruel and oddly looking man became the leader of a very powerful country. Hitler's rise to power was not through that of brute force (except for his first try through the Beer Hall

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Bred
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Books DVD Music Mags Search Books DVD Video Magazines Music "If I can send the flower of the German nation into the hell of war without the smallest pity for the spilling of precious German blood, then surely I have the right to remove millions of an inferior race that breeds like vermin ..." Adolf Hitler From the first day that Adolf Hitler seized power, January 30, 1933, he knew that only sudden death awaited

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Edward
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Adolf was brn oHitler on April 20, 1889, the fourth child of Alois Schickelgruber and Klara Hitler in the Austrian town of Braunau. Two of his siblings died from diphtheria when they were children, and one died shortly after birth. Alois was a customs official, illegitimate by birth, who was described by his housemaid as a "very strict but comfortable" man. Young Adolf was showered with love and affection by his mother. When Adolf was

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler, regardless of his wrong doings and the obvious evil that he empowered, was one of the great leaders of our time and changed the way that our society looked at war. The fact that Hitler came from a front-line soldier with no real future in a leadership role to the chancellor of Germany and the commander of a great army shows his great will and ability to meet his goals and to manipulate

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    Submitted: May 15, 2011 By: mailtoa
  • Adolf Hitler and Pol Pot

    Adolf Hitler and Pol Pot

    ***NOT FINISHED*** Intro: write at the end Pol Pot, born Saloth Sar, was born on May 19, 1925 in the tiny village of Prek Sbauv. The village was located roughly 100 miles from Cambodia´s capital, Phnom Penh. His parents, Pen Saloth and Sok Nem, owned about 10 times the normal acreage of land of rice paddy. This gave him an above average life. In 1934, him and his family moved from Prek Sbauv to Phnom

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    Submitted: January 3, 2016 By: fjowjief
  • Adolf Hitler and the Nazis Rise to Power

    Adolf Hitler and the Nazis Rise to Power

    Adolf Hitler and the Nazis Rise to Power Adolf Hitler was one of the 20th century's most powerful dictators. He was responsible for World War II and the death of millions. Hitler saw a nation in despair and used this as an opportunity to gain political power. He saw a nation of unemployed and hungry citizens and promised them economic prosperity in return for absolute power. Someone once said "The Nazis rose to power on

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Anna

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