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  • Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials

    Salem Witch Trials: Casting a spell on the people Today, the idea of seeing a witch is almost inconsequential. Our Halloween holiday marks a celebration in which many will adorn themselves with pointy black hats and long stringy hair, and most will ...

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    Essay Length: 1,920 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Issue of Slavery

    The Issue of Slavery

    The issue of slavery has been touched upon often in the course of history. The institution of slavery was addressed by French intellectuals during the Enlightenment. Later, during the French Revolution, the National Assembly issued the Declaration of the ...

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    Essay Length: 594 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Small Man Who Led a Big Nation

    Small Man Who Led a Big Nation

    The Small Man Who Led a Big Nation Mahatma Gandhi was a national icon for the people of India between the years 1869 and 1948. He is still remembered all over the world today. To follow the path of Gandhi one must traverse all regions of India, from the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,090 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • King Henry 8th

    King Henry 8th

    World History On June 28, 1491 Henry the VIII of England was born. This young man will form his own church. He will succeed to the throne in 1509. He will also marry six women! Something good will happen when he is king, he will unite England and Wales ...

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    Essay Length: 1,209 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • Selma Alabama

    Selma Alabama

    Selma, Alabama became the focus of the civil rights movement as activists worked to register Black voters. Demonstrators also organized a march from Selma to Montgomery to promote voting rights. "Bloody Sunday" occurred when state troopers ...

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    Essay Length: 431 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • The 8th Amendment - "cruel and Unusual" Clause

    The 8th Amendment - "cruel and Unusual" Clause

    The 8th Amendment, "cruel and unusual" clause. The "cruel and unusual" clause in the eighth amendment states that "cruel and unusual punishment" such as torture or lingering death can not be inflicted on anyone as a form of ...

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    Essay Length: 429 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Tempest's Power

    The Tempest's Power

    Lust for Power Any good story starts with an observation: an observation of the silent neighbor, the infamously loud aunt at the family reunion or the mysterious stranger, smiling at nothing. William Shakespeare always wrote of these observations. His ...

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    Essay Length: 422 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Lamb

    The Lamb

    A time lost in it's own morals, seeks refuge in the knowledge and innocence of the past. William Blake used direct dictation through his poem, "THE LAMB", in disseminating his theorem, which we, humans, seek to find peace within our selves ...

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    Essay Length: 622 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The House of Seven Gables Analysis

    The House of Seven Gables Analysis

    "The love of money is the root of all evil." This basic proverb it the foundation that Nathaniel Hawthorne builds upon in The House of Seven Gables. Like all of hawthorns works he exploits the evils of the puritan heart in is 1851 Romantic ...

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    Essay Length: 2,324 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Moira Farr's "dangerous Determination"

    Moira Farr's "dangerous Determination"

    In the essay of "Dangerous Determination" that Moira Farr has written, she points out the fact that our society nowadays is being illogical about what gender is the "right" gender to have. This topic that she has chosen to write about, ...

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    Essay Length: 327 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Tempest, Critical Review

    The Tempest, Critical Review

    Prospero's Plottings After years of writing plays of history, tragedy, grand comedy and dramatic romance, William Shakespeare emerged from his darker writing of the past into the lighter, more peaceful style of his play "The Tempest." This ...

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    Essay Length: 794 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Whitman

    Whitman

    Through the history of the United states there have been a countless numbers of poets. With them came an equal number of writing styles. Certainly one of the most unique poets to write life's story through his own view of the world and with the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,702 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Horses by Edwin Muir

    The Horses by Edwin Muir

    "The Horses" is a poem by Edwin Muir. It tells the story of a world ravaged by nuclear war, where the few survivors live hopelessly in a desolate reality. Their outlook is changed by the arrival of the horses, a relic of the past which lets ...

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    Essay Length: 669 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

    The Jungle by Upton Sinclair If you are or you know someone that is an immigrant to this country, then you know the struggles and hardships that one must face. Forget the language barrier, problems such as no money, no food or shelter, even no job are all ...

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    Essay Length: 588 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Literature - a Mirror of Society

    Literature - a Mirror of Society

    ... French Revolution greatly influenced 19th Century French Romanticism. First, the cultural ...

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    Essay Length: 1,091 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Literary Analysis: The Storm

    Literary Analysis: The Storm

    The plot of the story "The Storm" by Kate Chopin is a conventional everyday plot. The story would not be so interesting if it weren't for the last line of the story; "So the storm passed and everyone was happy." What did she mean ...

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    Essay Length: 443 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Red Badge of Courage

    Red Badge of Courage

    The effects that the physical environment, (nature) have on the main character, throughout any novel are so great. No one seems to notice the little details that slowly, yet gradually show, a main character's struggle, and the ironic role that nature ...

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    Essay Length: 726 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Tempest

    The Tempest

    ... of Shakespeare's brilliance. In 20 lines Shakespeare is able to ...

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    Essay Length: 524 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter

    The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne is a novel that deals with the theme of sin. Throughout time, people have committed all types of sins, and whether they are major or minor, people have been punished for them. The strictness of a punishment is ...

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    Essay Length: 797 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Overpopulation in the 1900's

    Overpopulation in the 1900's

    Some people believe that immigration in the 1900's was a good thing, however, they would be wrong. The United States government should have restricted the immigrants around that time. Some reasons are the population, the taking of new jobs and ...

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    Essay Length: 384 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • History the Wepon Review

    History the Wepon Review

    History the Weapon By Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The article "History The Weapon" can be described as being similar to the game "Telephone", in which a phrase/message becomes completely misrepresented as it passes from person to person ...

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    Essay Length: 566 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Samuel Gompers

    Samuel Gompers

    Labor leader and advocate of legislative labor reform, Samuel Gompers was globally recognized for being a cornerstone in the sustaining legacy that is the American Federation of Labor. Gompers was born to a Jewish working class couple in London on the ...

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    Essay Length: 1,278 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Oliver Cromwell

    Oliver Cromwell

    There is definitely an association between John Knox and Oliver Cromwell. Knox, in his book The Reformation of Scotland, outlined the whole process without which the British model of government under Oliver Cromwell never would not have been possible. Yet ...

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    Essay Length: 981 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 22, 2009 By: Top
  • Why Did American Nativist Groups Oppose Free, Unrestricted Immigration in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

    Why Did American Nativist Groups Oppose Free, Unrestricted Immigration in the Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries

    ... late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries"? The Untied States of ...

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    Essay Length: 624 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Intro to Indian Removal

    Intro to Indian Removal

    The constitution of the United States reads; "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their creator with certain inalienable rights that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of ...

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    Essay Length: 502 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top

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