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  • History of English Royal Family (eleanor of Aquitaine)

    History of English Royal Family (eleanor of Aquitaine)

    Eleanor of Aquitaine The Troubadour's Daughter Eleanor of Aquitaine was born around 1122. Her grandfather, William IX, was the wealthy and powerful duke of Aquitaine. He was also a musician and poet, acknowledged as history's first troubadour. William IX didn't just sing about love. By the time he was twenty he had married and divorced his first wife, Ermengarde. His second wife was Philippa (or Maud) of Toulouse, the widowed queen of Aragon. They had

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Max
  • History of English Sports

    History of English Sports

    History of English Sports Sports are a favorite pastime of everybody. Through out history, sports have been a predominate part of each individual culture. English sports have arguably had the greatest impact of the sports played in the world today. Almost all of the sports we have come to know and love today have their origins in England. Though English sports are not played by everyone, they have left a lasting legacy on the world

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    Essay Length: 1,749 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 21, 2009 By: Jon
  • History of the English Language

    History of the English Language

    HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE The history of the English language is very extensively. It contains parts of French, Latin, German, Norse and of a few less known tongues. Before texts were written in English, they were mainly written in Latin and were reserved to be read only by the Pious and royal. The language how it is spoken today was formed only after Centuries of fierce battling, governments being overthrown, and a period of

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    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Janna
  • History of Detective Fiction

    History of Detective Fiction

    History of Detective Fiction When I came to your class I had little knowledge of what detective fiction was, I knew it dealt with mystery, but never knew the real meaning of it. Thanks to you and your assignment, now I know. According to Wikipedia.org detective fiction is, “A branch of crime fiction that centers upon the investigation of a crime, usually by murder, by a detective, either professional or amateur”. It is closely related

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    Essay Length: 351 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Stenly
  • English History

    English History

    If there can be such an entity as a brief history of England, I hope I am not being too presumptuous in attempting to provide one for the general reader. To compress thousands of years of history into a readable and I hope, entertaining few chapters is a daunting task indeed, but here at Britannia we hope to do just that. We can discover the ancient landscapes, historical monuments, Roman remains, medieval towns, Georgian squares

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    Submitted: January 2, 2010 By: Tasha
  • History of the English Language

    History of the English Language

    HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE by Mischel Figusch; Jg. 11 The history of the English language is very extensively. It contains parts of French, Latin, German, Norse and of a few less known tongues. Before texts were written in English, they were mainly written in Latin and were reserved to be read only by the Pious and royal. The language how it is spoken today was formed only after Centuries of fierce battling, governments being

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Mike
  • History on the Articles of Confederation and Constitution

    History on the Articles of Confederation and Constitution

    History on the Articles of Confederation And Constitution The first constitution and government of the colonies, the Articles of Confederation, was drafted by John Dickinson in 1776, during the Second Continental Congress, and was ratified by all thirteen states on March 1, 1781, remaining the unifying document of the states until June 21, 1788. The Articles provided for a loose confederation of the independent states, which gave limited powers to a central government. The Articles

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    Submitted: December 4, 2008 By: Tasha
  • History of Nazi Germany

    History of Nazi Germany

    History of Nazi Germany National Socialism between 1920 and 1945 can best be described as an era of constant change. Hitler's enrollment in the German Worker's Party provided him the foundation needed to propel his idealistic views of anti-Semitism and Aryan superiority. Soon after Hitler's enrollment the party's name was changed to the National Socialist German Worker's Party and in the summer of 1921 his talents as an orator and propagandist enabled him to take

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Fonta
  • Geoffrey Chaucer and His Effect on the English Language

    Geoffrey Chaucer and His Effect on the English Language

    Geoffrey Chaucer and his effect on the English Language Geoffrey Chaucer has been called the Father of the English language. He did for the English narrative what Shakespeare later did for drama. He was the first writer to use lines of poetry that had an appeal to those interested in nature and books. His writing was very modern for his time, even more modern than the writings of others after he died, but he stayed

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Jack
  • History of Romantic Poetry

    History of Romantic Poetry

    History of Romantic Poetry In earlier days of poetry there were three types of poetry that were alike in some ways but different on views. Eighteenth century poets and Romantic poets focused mainly on nature and incorporated God some of the time. But in the works from the Puritans, their main focal point was also on nature, but it always came second to God. These different movements in poetry came about through the works of

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    Submitted: December 8, 2008 By: Monika
  • Modern English Literature

    Modern English Literature

    INTRODUCTION The interest, raised recently towards English language, the development of international relations on different levels has reasoned the desire to learn as much as possible about the country where this language originated as well as about its culture. The literature is that magic key that opens the door of cognition of many sphere of human knowledge. It helps us to learn some interesting facts about t history, to know more about people's life in

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    Submitted: December 9, 2008 By: Mike
  • History of California to 1899

    History of California to 1899

    History of California to 1899 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article or section provides some complete reference citations, and includes a list of references or external links. However, its verifiability remains partly unclear because it has insufficient in-text citations. You can improve this article by introducing more precise citations where appropriate. History of California To 1899 Gold Rush (1848) American Civil War (1861-1865) ________________________________________ Since 1900 ________________________________________ Maritime Railroad Slavery

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    Submitted: December 15, 2008 By: Monika
  • United States History

    United States History

    Us History The United States is located in the middle of the North American continent, with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The United States ranges from the Atlantic Ocean on the nation's east coast to the Pacific Ocean bordering the west, and also includes the state of Hawaii, a series of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, the state of Alaska located in the northwestern part of the continent above the

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    Essay Length: 606 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2008 By: Jon
  • Document Based Question for Ap History Test

    Document Based Question for Ap History Test

    Document Based Question For Ap History Test To a certain extent, the American Revolution was a war within a war, specifically the Loyalists, colonials loyal to the king, against the Patriots, the American rebels, which helped fundamentally change American society. The first reason the American Revolution changed American society is because the war was not only fought between the Americans and the British but between the Loyalists and the Patriots. The Loyalists were loyal to

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    Submitted: January 7, 2009 By: Andrew
  • History of Philosophy

    History of Philosophy

    Philosophy is a vast field. It examines and probes many different fields. Virtue, morality, immortality, death, and the difference between the psyche (soul) and the soma (body) are just a few of the many different topics which can be covered under the umbrella of philosophy. Philosophers are supposed to be experts on all these subjects. The have well thought out opinions, and they are very learned people. Among the most revered philosophers of all time

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    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: July
  • A Brief History of Buddhism

    A Brief History of Buddhism

    Buddhism is one of the major religions of the world. It was founded by Siddhartha Guatama (Buddha) in Northeastern India. It arose as a monastic movement during a time of Brahman tradition. Buddhism rejected important views of Hinduism. It did not recognize the validity of the Vedic Scriptures, nor the sacrificial cult which arose from it. It also questioned the authority of the priesthood. Also, the Buddhist movement was open to people of all castes,

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Use and Abuse of History

    The Use and Abuse of History

    The Use and Abuse of History By Friedrich Nietzsche Forward "Incidentally, I despise everything which merely instructs me without increasing or immediately enlivening my activity." These are Goethe's words. With them, as with a heartfelt expression of Ceterum censeo [I judge otherwise], our consideration of the worth and the worthlessness of history may begin. For this work is to set down why, in the spirit of Goethe's saying, we must seriously despise instruction without vitality,

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    Submitted: January 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • 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

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    Essay Length: 767 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 15, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Digital Photography History

    Digital Photography History

    Introduction What is digital photography? Digital photography is a form of photography that utilizes digital technology to make images of subjects. Until the advent of such technology, photography used photographic film to create images which could be made visible by photographic processing. By contrast, digital photographs can be displayed, printed, stored, manipulated, transmitted, and archived using digital and computer techniques, without chemical processing. Using the information I have managed to gather from the internet and

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    Submitted: January 24, 2009 By: Victor
  • History of California to 1899

    History of California to 1899

    History of California to 1899 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search This article or section provides some complete reference citations, and includes a list of references or external links. However, its verifiability remains partly unclear because it has insufficient in-text citations. You can improve this article by introducing more precise citations where appropriate. History of California To 1899 Gold Rush (1848) American Civil War (1861-1865) ________________________________________ Since 1900 ________________________________________ Maritime Railroad Slavery

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Early American History

    Early American History

    Tara King Page 1 Aug. 31, 2008 History 1013 Early American History Through out reading this chapter I discovered a lot of very interesting things that had never been brought to my attention before. I really enjoyed learning some of the history that took place in America before it was actually given the name "America". One of the first things that grabbed my attention was when I was reading about the Aztecs and their somewhat

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    Submitted: January 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Us History

    Us History

    For a country as powerful as the United States, there comes a responsibility to protect its allies, neighbors, and supremely itself. However, there are times when this sense of responsibility misleads the U.S. into using force that is excessive or unnecessary. We are walking a fine line of political laissez-faire and obligation to intervene, but add the element of a Ў°Lyndon JohnsonЎЇs obsessive fear of the spread of Castro-style communismЎ± (Musicant 363), and consequently, we

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    Submitted: February 16, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Uncovering History in Our Own Backyard Solvang

    Uncovering History in Our Own Backyard Solvang

    Uncovering History in our own Backyard Dr. Solberg has his own stamp on discovering American history. He has had a long interest in the ordinary person and was quoted as saying "People that carry history are a needed part of our past." He did his doctorates on diaries from the 18th century. And has sent much of his time studying letters sent to Norway during the 1930s and 1940s. Dr. Solberg started the lecture by

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Mikki
  • A.P.U.S. History Outline

    A.P.U.S. History Outline

    I. Urbanization A. Industrial Sources of City Growth 1. Until the Civil War, cities were centers of commerce not industry. 2. Cities were places where merchants bought and sold there goods. 3. After mid-century, industry began to abandon the countryside. 4. NY, Phil., Brooklyn, St, Louis were among the largest cities. 5. Many smaller cities became one-industry towns. 6. As factories became bigger, their size cont. to urban growth. B. City Building 1. The commercial

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    Submitted: February 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells - English Author and Political Philososopher

    Herbert George Wells English author and political philososopher, most famous for his science-fantasy novels with their prophetic depictions of the triumphs of technology as well as the horrors of 20th-century warfare. Wells was born September 21, 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and educated at the Normal School of Science in London, to which he won a scholarship. He worked as a draper's apprentice, bookkeeper, tutor, and journalist until 1895, when he became a full- time writer.

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    Submitted: February 18, 2009 By: Monika

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