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  • History of Medicine

    History of Medicine

    The medieval period is normally not associated with advances in technology, nor with contributions that benefit society. Yet, our medicine today owes much of its development to physicians of that time. Medicine of that era was strongly influenced by superstition and the doctrine of the Christian church, and did not have much foundation for practical application. The need for medicine in Middle Ages was certainly great, considering the extreme amounts of plague and disease prevalent

    Essay Length: 1,321 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Fatih
  • History of Paintbal

    History of Paintbal

    >>>>>>>>>>>>Some Parts are made up Paintball is quite a new sport and is becoming more and more popular. It has been around since 1982, but professional paintball teams have just recently come together in 2002. The rules of paintball are not very complicated and are very concise. The game is very entertaining to play. There are also plenty of different types of products used to play the game. It is the one of the only

    Essay Length: 634 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Paper

    History of Paper

    Paper making is one of the inventions by Chinese. 105 A.D. is often cited as the year in which papermaking was invented. In that year, historical records show that the invention of paper was reported to the Eastern Han Emperor Ho-di by Ts'ai Lun, an official of the Imperial Court. Recent archaeological investigations, however, place the actual invention of papermaking some 200 years earlier. Ts'ai Lun broke the bark of a mulberry tree into fibres

    Essay Length: 549 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 28, 2010 By: Mikki
  • History of Photography

    History of Photography

    The History of, and Impact of, Photography on our World Photography is a process frequently used in areas of media, art, and science as well as practical everyday use. It is used to inform society of different issues, used to document a wide range of things and is used to capture everyday memories for the years to come. It is used everywhere in today's society and through technology has advanced tremendously since its beginnings. The

    Essay Length: 281 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Fonta
  • History of Pilaties

    History of Pilaties

    In order to understand the basics of Pilates and why it can work for you, you first need to understand where Pilates came from. Pilates was originally formed in Germany by a man of the same name, Joseph Pilates. Joseph Pilates had many health afflictions as a child. The boy wanted to overcome the hardships he faced. He hoped exercise would not only boost his morale, but also his body's defense against his illnesses. The

    Essay Length: 444 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • History of Rap

    History of Rap

    History of Rap Rap Music, a genre of R&B that includes rhythmic poetry put over a musical background. The background consists of beats combined with digitally isolated sound bites from other recordings. The first recording of rap was made in 1979 and the genre began to take notice in the U.S. in the mid-1980s. Though the name rap is often used back and forth with hip hop. The name hip-hop comes from one of the

    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Janna
  • History of Snow Boarding

    History of Snow Boarding

    History of Snowboarding Snowboarding is the world's fastest growing winter sport and is set to become even more popular than skiing. It is still a young sport and there are many people eager to learn more about the enjoyment the sport has to offer. Without going to a mountain and taking a few lessons it is hard to fully appreciate what the sport really is, and the sensation that riding a snowboard gives. This essay

    Essay Length: 2,076 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Kevin
  • History of Surfing

    History of Surfing

    A Surf Tale An account of surfing's thousand year voyage from the kings of Hawaii, to the surfers exile from society, to the multi-billion dollar industry of today. The Sun's radiation heats the upper atmosphere, sending the energy toward the earth's surface and finally mixes with the planet's counter-rotational currents, creating jetstream flows. The winds flow over the ocean's surface creating friction that spawns chops, pushing up the seas forming perfect bands of open ocean

    Essay Length: 1,888 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • History of Swimming

    History of Swimming

    Swimming was invented before recorded history. Humans discovered how to swim by accident. A person probably fell into the water and struggled to shore using a dog-paddle stroke. There was an Egyptian hieroglyph for swimming dating from 2500 BC. The ancient Greeks and Romans made swimming an important part of their military training programs. There have been known swimming contests that were organized in Japan as early as the 1st century BC. During the Middle

    Essay Length: 767 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • History of the American Legion

    History of the American Legion

    History of the American Legion The American Legion is an organization of veterans of the United States armed forces who served in war. The Organization was founded in 1919 by veterans who were returning from Europe after World War I. Today, the group as over 3 million members. The American Legion started when Officer Teddy Roosevelt proposed an organization of veterans. In 1919, this group formed a temporary committee and selected several hundred officers who

    Essay Length: 402 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Monika
  • History of the Boot Camp

    History of the Boot Camp

    History of the Boot Camp In the military, boot camp represents an abrupt, often shocking transition to a new way of life. Discipline is strict and there is an emphasis on hard work, physical training, and unquestioning obedience to authority. The new private is told when to sleep, when to get up and when to eat. He marches with his platoon everywhere he goes such as to meals and to training. Orders must be obeyed

    Essay Length: 2,375 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Bred
  • History of the Cau Art Gallery

    History of the Cau Art Gallery

    The CAU Art Gallery is a shining dedication to the black experience in the collective history of the US, and the world. The pieces contained within the CAU Art Gallery are of the finest quality and importance. The works are donated by friends of the institution and gifts given by patrons of the art world. Some of today's most influential painters and artists have work on exhibition at the Art Gallery. The history of the

    Essay Length: 414 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 12, 2010 By: David
  • History of the Death Penalty

    History of the Death Penalty

    History of the Death Penalty: Use of the death penalty has declined throughout the industrial Western World since the 19th century. In 1972, movement in America to have the death penalty declared unconstitutional during the landmark case of Furman v. Georgia, which declared the death penalty cruel and unusual punishment. However, after a supreme court decision in 1975, Gregg v. Georgia, which stated capital punishment did not violate the eighth Amendment, executions commenced again under

    Essay Length: 1,878 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2011 By: t83babydoll
  • History on Amazing Grace

    History on Amazing Grace

    "Amazing grace, how sweet the sound..." So begins one of the most beloved hymns of all times, a staple in the hymnals of many denominations. The author of the words was John Newton, the self-proclaimed wretch who once was lost but then was found, saved by amazing grace. Newton was born in London July 24, 1725, the son of a commander of a merchant ship which sailed the Mediterranean. In 1744 John was impressed into

    Essay Length: 1,209 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Histoy of Blackbeard the Pirate

    Histoy of Blackbeard the Pirate

    Throughout history pirates have terrorized the world's seas. There are few men that have been feared as much as pirates were. Names such as pirate, buccaneer, and privateer were given to these men and women that terrorized the seas. Black Sam Bellamy, Bartholomew Roberts, Jean Lafitte, Stede Bonnet, and Ann Bonny are some of the most feared names know to man. These were the names of pirates that dominated the seas during the 1600's and

    Essay Length: 933 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2010 By: July
  • Hitchcock, the Artist

    Hitchcock, the Artist

    Hitchcock, The Artist "Shadow of a Doubt" was one of those movies I would flip right past if it happened to be on television. If I knew that it was a Hitchcock film, perhaps I'd pause for a few seconds to see if it looked scary. If it didn't captivate me within those few seconds, I'd cruise right by until I found MTV. But, being somewhat forced to watch "Shadow of a Doubt" in class,

    Essay Length: 1,233 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Stenly
  • Hitler Youth

    Hitler Youth

    When one looks at the religious wars, it is very difficult to identify a beginning and middle. People can argue that the seed for the wars was planted in the wars between the Calvinists and Hapsburgs, otherwise known as the Dutch and the Spanish. In addition, people can argue that the Protestant Reformation in Germany and other parts of Europe sparked these "religious" wars. It was inevitable that the growing division between Christian churches in

    Essay Length: 946 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Hitlers Rise

    Hitlers Rise

    At 6:30 p.m. on the evening of April 20, 1889, he was born in the small Austrian village of Braunau Am Inn just across the border from German Bavaria. Adolf Hitler would one day lead a movement that placed supreme importance on a person's family tree even making it a matter of life and death. However, his own family tree was quite mixed up and would be a lifelong source of embarrassment and concern to

    Essay Length: 427 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Hitler’


    At 6:30 p.m. on the evening of April 20, 1889, he was born in the small Austrian village of Braunau Am Inn just across the border from German Bavaria. Adolf Hitler would one day lead a movement that placed supreme importance on a person's family tree even making it a matter of life and death. However, his own family tree was quite mixed up and would be a lifelong source of embarrassment and concern to

    Essay Length: 427 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Hiv Aids - a Pandemic

    Hiv Aids - a Pandemic

    The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized among homosexual males in the United States in 1981. Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was limited initially, but has since exploded over the past two decades and became the worst epidemic of the twentieth century. The AIDS epidemic ranks with the influenza pandemic and the Bubonic plague with more than 25 million fatalities. The AIDS epidemic continues to spread into new areas. As of July

    Essay Length: 846 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • Hizballah Role in a Unified Middle East

    Hizballah Role in a Unified Middle East

    The Monroe Doctrine was developed because the United States and Britain were concerned over the possibility of European colonial expansion in the Americas. Hizballah, or party of god, was developed along the same lines of separationism, because originally the Shiite Muslims began the organization as a revolt against Western influences and the Israeli's occupation of Lebanon. The future of the Hizballah and the Islamic Resistance (the parties militant wing) is unclear as well as the

    Essay Length: 911 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Hmong Culture - Food, Eating and Cooking

    Hmong Culture - Food, Eating and Cooking

    Hmong Culture - Food, Eating and Cooking Diverse Cultures in America - Soc 240 Upper Iowa University The Hmong people are originally from rural mountainous areas in Laos and they still inhabit that country to this day. Laos is a country that is located in Southeast Asia. Hmong people are divided into clans or tribes that share the same paternal ancestry. The Hmong people inhabited all parts of Laos but all carried pretty much the

    Essay Length: 1,307 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Hobbies


    HOBBIES & INTERESTS Reading books: Non-fiction, fiction, books with philosophical overtones.... See the 'Reading resources' page for an idea of my interest in books. Listening to lot of music: Indian and western, Classical and light music, instrumental..... as long as it is 'good' music, I enjoy them all. I spend a lot of time on computers, always eager to learn new technologies. Dabbled with web design, Data bases, SQL, asp programming, a beginner in .NET.

    Essay Length: 265 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 4, 2011 By: bhuwan1607
  • Hobbies: Football and Girls

    Hobbies: Football and Girls

    Case Study Part I Name: John Doe Age: 18 Level of Education: College Freshman Interests/Hobbies: Football and girls Background: John Doe is an American Citizen. He comes from a rich, white family. John Doe does not have many friends except for the selected few, who are friends with him only because of his family’s financial status. His Family is very religious and well known in their town, for their strong belief in God and the

    Essay Length: 346 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Hobbs


    Hobbes gives us his estimation of the nature of mankind by initially showing that all men are generally equal. The strongest man can be beaten by the weakest, if the weaker man uses some other force. When it comes to intelligence Hobbes claims men are even more equal, since all men are of equal experience, which is the only way to gain wisdom. Once Hobbes shows that all men are equals he goes on to

    Essay Length: 464 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Jon
  • Hobby Losses

    Hobby Losses

    Deductibility of Hobby Losses: Horse breeding Wilson v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue United States Tax Court The following is a list of criteria the court ruling emphasized in upholding the taxpayer's deduction for horse breeding losses:  The manner in which the taxpayer carries on the activity The petitioners carried on the activity in a businesslike manner; they advertised, attended seminars, kept consistent records with intent to improve profitability. In additional, they abandoned an unprofitable

    Essay Length: 462 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2009 By: Vika
  • Hockey Is the Greatest Sport

    Hockey Is the Greatest Sport

    Hockey and its modern roots date back to the late nineteenth century. Interestingly, one of the considered fathers of hockey, Lord Stanley, came to Canada and showed great interest in the amazing sport. He then donated a steel mug of his to the sport which was to become The Stanley Cup. It is the oldest trophy in all of sports. Hockey is the sport of all sports and there is not a quality of another

    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Mike
  • Hockey Lockout Paper

    Hockey Lockout Paper

    Silent Ice "I have no choice but to announce the formal cancellation of play for the 2004-2005 NHL season". These words from the NHL commissioner Gary Bettman were what hockey fans like us had feared for months when he announced this on February 16, 2005. This was an embarrassing moment for the NHL and action needs to be taken immediately. Any problem affecting so many people inside such a large industry is never simple, nor

    Essay Length: 1,380 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Edward
  • Hodgkin’s


    Growing up I was never a person that was able to finish everything that I started. Sometimes it would seem too hard or I would just make excuses why I would not finish. I would basically underestimate myself and not face the challenges that lie in front of me. As I grew older, it was harder to break away from my habit of leaving things unfinished. A drastic change of lifestyle and motivation was all

    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Janna
  • Hofstede


    Just to note there is also Individualism Vs Collectivism, Power Distance, Masculinity VS Feminitiy and Time Orientation. Power Distance is “the extent to which the less powerful members of institutions andorganizations within a country expect and accept that power is distributed unequally”. (Hofstede, 1991), It shows how inequality is clear at the bottom of a hierarchy of society, and not from the top as it is approved by the factions as much by the authorities.

    Essay Length: 606 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Max
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