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  • History of Basketball

    History of Basketball

    In early December 1891, Dr. James Naismith, a Canadian physical education student and instructor at YMCA Training School[1] (today, Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA, sought a vigorous indoor game to keep his students occupied and at proper levels of fitness during the long New England winters. After rejecting other ideas as either too rough or poorly suited to walled-in gymnasiums, he wrote the basic rules and nailed a peach basket onto an 10-foot (3.05

    Essay Length: 488 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • The History of the Internet

    The History of the Internet

    The History of the Internet Within our society there has been a revolution, one that rivals that of the Industrial Revolution, the Technological Revolution. At the head of this revolution is the Internet. The Internet is a place full of information, adventure, and even for some, romance. In our society today everyone has heard of this technological wonder, and many use it on a daily basis, but for some the question still remains… What is

    Essay Length: 1,526 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • History of Nature and Nurture

    History of Nature and Nurture

    Abstract Nature vs. nurture has been discussed by philosophers in the past and by scientists most recently. Philosophers such as Plato argued that all knowledge was inherited through your parent and when you were told something you didn’t learn it you were just reminded of it. Aristotle however argued that all humans were born with a blank slate and built on it with influence from there environment. In the 1700’s the empiricists and the internalists

    Essay Length: 1,825 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • The History of Paper

    The History of Paper

    The History of Paper The history of paper dates back almost 2,000 years to when inventors in China first crafted cloth sheets to record their drawings and writings. Before then, people communicated through pictures and symbols etched on stone, bones, cave walls, or clay tablets. Paper as we know it today was first made in Lei-Yang, China by Ts'ai Lun, a Chinese court official. In all likelihood, Ts'ai mixed mulberry bark, hemp and rags with

    Essay Length: 684 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: David
  • History of the Ancient Olympic Games

    History of the Ancient Olympic Games

    Andrew Blue Mrs. Harris 18 March 2005 World History 1 History of the Ancient Olympic Games The Ancient Greek Olympics were not only sporting events, it was a celebration to honor the great and powerful Zeus. The Ancient Olympics were held every four years at the famous Olympia, a district of Elis, here all free Greek men were allowed to compete. The first record of the Olympic Games was held in 776 B.C. The main

    Essay Length: 1,144 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Greek and Chinese Philosophy

    Greek and Chinese Philosophy

    Danial Shahbaz Mr. Mayers English 96 September 21, 2007 Communication "Phir oose bataadoo ke your fine? Yaan oose bataaoo ke your sick? Theek hai, I will not say a thing." One may take a look at the first couple of words and say to themselves, "what in the world is this?", but realizing it has English words, one can decipher what the sentence is proclaiming. The quote stated is an example of the hybrid language,

    Essay Length: 924 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Janna
  • Halloween’s History

    Halloween’s History

    Smoking For many people, smoking all starts with teenagers because of cigarette advertising. Cigarette advertising is everywhere, for example, "They link the use of tobacco with precisely those attributes and qualities in life such things as happiness, wealth, prestige, sophistication, success, maturity, athletic ability, virility, creativity, sexual satisfaction, and others that the habitual use of drugs usually diminishes and destroys" (Lane). However, the long term effects of smoking are no so pretty. Later down the

    Essay Length: 508 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Anna
  • The History of Axp

    The History of Axp

    History can be presented in many forms. It can be written or oral; or it can also be the truth, which is usually biased by human nature. This historical outlook on the trials and triumphs of our brotherhood was taken from history articles which have appeared in the Garnet & White, from personal letters in the Fraternity's archives, and from personal discussions with Brothers who shared their stories with us. The year was 1894. Grover

    Essay Length: 2,089 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Kevin
  • American History

    American History

    Situation Analysis and Problem Statement This paper will explain and give a specific overview on Global Communications during a time of transition within the company. Several variables will be taken into consideration during the company’s plan to continue to be a major player in today’s telecommunication industry. We will review each variable and how to create opportunities in the wake of change that may be perceived as negative for employees as well as customers. By

    Essay Length: 1,383 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Ncaa History

    Ncaa History

    NCAA: A HISTORY BY: Lt. Col. Julian Malonso, P.A. (RES) Former President Phil. Olympic The NCAA was founded in 1924 upon the initiative of Dr. Regino R. Ylanan. He was the head of the physical education of the University of the Philippines, when it was still located on the areas of Taft Avenue, Padre Faura, Florida (Now Orosa) and Isaac Peral (now United Nations) streets in Ermita. The original members were UP, UST, UM, Ateneo,

    Essay Length: 1,200 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • History of Juvenile Justice

    History of Juvenile Justice

    Until the 19th century, children were punished and confined in the same ways as adults. Early jails housed men, women, adults, juveniles, sane and insane all together. Houses of Refuge In the early 1800's reformers became concerned about the overcrowded conditions in the jails and the corruption youth experienced when confined with adult felons. The first House of Refuge opened in New York in 1825, as a facility exclusively for children. By the 1840's, 53

    Essay Length: 2,376 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Ibm - History in a Canadain Persective

    Ibm - History in a Canadain Persective

    About IBM Corporation IBM (International Business Machines) is the world's largest information technology company, with 80 years of leadership in helping businesses innovate. IBM invented "e-business" and is the global leader in tailoring e-business solutions for companies of all sizes. They are a multinational corporation whose primary business is in the technology sector. IBM makes desktop and notebook PCs, mainframe and servers, storage systems, and peripherals, among its thousands of products. The company also offers

    Essay Length: 4,641 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Tasha
  • The History of Buddhism

    The History of Buddhism

    Soon after Buddha's death or parinirvana, five hundred monks met at the first council at Rajagrha, under the leadership of Kashyapa. Upali recited the monastic code, Vinaya, as he remembered it. Ananda, Buddha's cousin, friend, and favorite disciple, and a man of prodigious memory, recited Buddha's lessons, the Sutras. The monks debated details and voted on final versions. These were then committed to memory by other monks, to be translated into the many languages of

    Essay Length: 3,604 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: David
  • The History of Rollerblades

    The History of Rollerblades

    Roller skating is said to have been born during the summer months when ice was not available. The first documented inventor of roller skates was John Joseph Merlin who was born September 17, 1735, in the city of Huys, Belgium. Merlin was well known for his abilities for making musical instruments and other interesting mechanical gadgets. Through various incarnations, roller skates strove to replicate the streamlined speed and maneuverability of ice skates, but without

    Essay Length: 401 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: David
  • The History of Public Relations

    The History of Public Relations

    The History of Public Relations The act of public relations dates back to 52 B.C.E. in ancient Rome and continues on today all around the world. Public relations is defined as the controlling factor that searches to form and maintain relationships between organizations, profit or non-profit and the public that are beneficial for both parties (Bates). The age of public relations as a profession evolved in the 20th Century, mainly in the United States, but

    Essay Length: 1,169 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • History & Rules of Bowling

    History & Rules of Bowling

    Everybody loves to knock things over. Now what if I said you could knock over some pins make a game out of it? Would you be interested? This game would be called bowling. Bowling isn’t always as easy as it seems. Before you can know how to play, it may be a good idea to know some background of the game. Bowling was first played by the Germans in the third century. Every German peasant

    Essay Length: 657 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • History of Calculus

    History of Calculus

    History of Calculus The history of calculus falls into several distinct time periods, most notably the ancient, medieval, and modern periods. The ancient period introduced some of the ideas of integral calculus, but does not seem to have developed these ideas in a rigorous or systematic way. Calculating volumes and areas, the basic function of integral calculus, can be traced back to the Egyptian Moscow papyrus (c. 1800 BC), in which an Egyptian successfully calculated

    Essay Length: 1,147 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fatih
  • A History of Ireland

    A History of Ireland

    In the land of fox hunting, shamrocks, and pubs, a century old confrontational relationship is still being plaid out. Religion is often the grounds for conflict and such is the case in Northern Ireland. For hundreds of years Catholics and Protestants have battled over rights, government and land. The spark of this conflict can be traced back to the mid 1500s. Ireland has always had a complicated past concerning rulers, government, invasion and war. Throughout

    Essay Length: 1,585 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Top
  • A Brief History of Human Rights Regulation

    A Brief History of Human Rights Regulation

    A brief history of human rights regulation The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 did not emerge from a vacuum. It was presented as the latest in a series of acts, covenants and declarations aimed at securing certain rights for citizens in various countries. These acts, covenants and declarations — which are usually traced back to the English Magna Carta of 1215 have almost always emerged as strategic responses to social and political upheaval.

    Essay Length: 265 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Tommy
  • West Palm Beach History

    West Palm Beach History

    West Palm Beach grew extremely fast into a city full of prominence and prosperity, everyone wanted a piece of the sun. In the early 1900’s, neighborhoods sprang up everywhere, as well as skyscrapers. After being a nation feed by war, it was suddenly mobile, the city had favorable weather and warm waters, and was soon to be a hot spot on the map. Opportunists called “Binder Boys” rushed down from the north. They packed hotel

    Essay Length: 348 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Us History Timeline

    Us History Timeline

    Time Line 1492 Christopher Columbus lands in the Bahamas. 1513 Ponce de Leon lands in Florida. 1518 Smallpox, brought by the Europeans, begins to decimate the native population of Central and South America. The epidemic will last until 1530. 1521 The surrender of Tenochtitlan to Spanish explorer/conqueror Ferdinand Cortes, and his empire falls. 1533 Henry VIII starts the English Reformation mainly to gain a divorce from Catherine of Aragon. 1539 Hernando de Soto begins exploration

    Essay Length: 3,336 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Greek Theatre History

    Greek Theatre History

    Greek Theatre History Euripides was born outside of Athens, Greece and as some say, was destined from the beginning to be a misunderstood poet. He was a pacifist, free thinker and a humanitarian in an age when such things were overshadowed by intolerance and violence. He was an "out of the box" type thinker; he forced his characters to confront personal and social issues as opposed to the typical questions of state. Euripides was often

    Essay Length: 404 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Steve
  • Telecommunications History

    Telecommunications History

    Telecommunications History „X 1844 - 1st Public Telegraphy Display Samuel F.B. Morse demonstrates the first public telegraph message from Washington to Baltimore, Ў§What Hath God Wrought.ЎЁ This was the beginning of telecommunications in America. „X 1845 - Samuel F.B. Morse forms Magnetic Telegraph Co. Samuel F.B. Morse organizes the first telegraph company to offer telegraph service to the general public. „X 1856 - Western Union Formed New York and Mississippi Valley Printing Company is reorganized

    Essay Length: 794 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Jack
  • Background and History of Untied Overseas Bank Limited

    Background and History of Untied Overseas Bank Limited

    Background and History of Untied Overseas Bank Limited (UOB) United Overseas Bank Limited abbreviated as UOB was founded in 6 August 1935 firstly known as United Chinese Bank. The UOB Empire was first built up by Sarawak-born Datuk Wee Kheng Chiang ЁC father of the present UOB Group Chairman, Wee Cho Yaw together with 6 other businessman. Since then, UOB has grown from strength to strength becoming a leading bank in Singapore and a dominant

    Essay Length: 2,496 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Fatih
  • History of Country Music

    History of Country Music

    When I was a young boy my Grandfather always liked to tell the tale of how he was wounded during the extraordinary battle that killed the great Roland. My grandfather was a brave knight that held all the qualities a knight was supposed to possess. He was a chivalrous, brave, strong knight that feared nothing. He had never been beaten in battle, and I suppose he never was. That is for you to decide. My

    Essay Length: 1,668 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Kevin

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