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  • The Black Flower

    The Black Flower

    “The Black Flower” Bushrod Carter, a member of the Cumberland Rifles in the Army of Tennessee, along with his friends Virgil C. Johnson and Jack Bishop went through trials and tribulations and endured many fears as they were on the front line of the battle in the Battle of Franklin. He and his friends spent countless hours together sharing their thoughts and fears. They often wondered why they were there, but they kept on fighting,

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Anna
  • Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention

    Evolution of Individual Rights Prior to the Constitutional Convention Scott Chaffee Marti Kirchmer History 310 November 18, 2003 Abstract The English people were governed with an iron fist and began to fight back. Out of this came the common-law and the Magna Carta. These were carried with the colonial people to America, where a new form of government control from England had to be produced. Through this rule from so far away, rights were easily

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Edward
  • Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    Advantages Between North and South in Civil War

    The Civil War began in the year 1861 and ended four years later. The end result was the Union becoming victorious in 1865. There are many advantages and disadvantages that both sides faced during the war, which ultimately contributed to the final outcome. The advantages and disadvantages that each side faced shared many similarities, but the Northern advantages ultimately outweighed the Southern’s. These advantages thus contributed to the North winning the Civil War. The

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Abortion – Right or Wrong

    Abortion – Right or Wrong

    Abortion consideration requires one to look at the law, social thoughts, religious concepts, family emotions and, ethics and morality. Pro-choice organizations believe the fetus is not a human being and abortion is a woman's right to choose. Pro-lifers, on the other hand, claim that a human being begins at conception, and to abort a fetus is murder. If the woman has a choice, should not the future child also have a choice. And who represents

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Civil War Dbq

    Civil War Dbq

    It is often observed and agreed upon that the North, known as the Union, won the civil battle against the Confederacy, the Southern states that seceded from the Union. The period of reconstruction had its advantages and disadvantages to both sides. Though the South had more change, no side was the true winner of the reconstruction. Due to military, economic, social and political reasons, the North won the Civil war. When the war started in

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • The Problem with Breed Specific Legislation

    The Problem with Breed Specific Legislation

    The Problem With Breed Specific Legislation The time has arrived, many say, for restricting the presence of- and even eliminating- certain breeds of dogs. There have been many documented instances of vicious dog attacks in cities across America . As a result, around the country many communities are enacting laws based on the misguided belief that a dog’s breed is responsible for its behavior. These laws are commonly referred to as breed bans, or breed-specific

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Mike
  • Leaders in Beowulf

    Leaders in Beowulf

    Leaders in Beowulf · Beowulf ultimately represents the ideals of Anglo-Saxons; he is a valiant, courageous warrior, who grows into a wise leader. He maintains his morality during his 50 years as king of the Geats, even refusing extra power when he believes he was overstepping his place. At the end of the epic, he dies in a heroic battle against a dragon, and is given a noble funeral. · Hrothgar is observed originally by

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Max
  • Richard Wright: Author of Black Boy

    Richard Wright: Author of Black Boy

    "Richard Wright: Author of Black Boy" Richard Wright's "Black Boy" depicts the different observations of the South and the North. In the South, Wright faces pre-depression and racism. In the North, Wright faces the conflicts from the Communist party. At the end of Black Boy, Wright quotes "What had I got out of living in the city? What had I got out of living in the South?"(Wright 452) Wright's thought of the South was that

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    Essay Length: 815 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Black Is Beautiful

    Black Is Beautiful

    Black is Beautiful When you hear the word black what comes to mind? Some individuals think of it as a color. Other may think of it as depressing, dismal, wicked, evil, or just a sign of hatred. My definition is the total opposite. The essence of the word black displays a strong feeling of prosperity, deliverance and all the characteristics of what us; the black people have overcome for many decades. Words can't even describe

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Steve
  • Politics of Sumer Civilization

    Politics of Sumer Civilization

    A council of nobles mainly governed city-states. Also an assembly of citizens governed political affairs. Later kings arouse to claim themselves as the military leaders and the highest priest in that city-state. The king was who represented the city-state deity. The Sumerians also believed that most of the land belonged to the city-states god or goddess. The king enforced laws and set penalties for wrong doers. Although there was some type of punishment, it wasn't

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Edward
  • Are Group Rights Justified?

    Are Group Rights Justified?

    Are differentiating measures justified in the name of a group right or interest or should they be condemned as violating the rights of individuals to equal treatment? It has been argued that differentiating measures that grant rights exclusively to groups are unjust as they trespass on the individual's fundamental right to equal treatment. This essay seeks to prove that when applied in a fair manner group rights can enhance the equality of treatment received by

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Review of Black Life on the Mississippi

    Review of Black Life on the Mississippi

    Black Life on the Mississippi By Thomas C. Buchanan Reviewed By Andy Evans Black Life on the Mississippi builds on an impressive and imaginative body of primary sources. A number of slave narratives, most prominently the recollections of William Wells Brown, and WPA ex-slave interviews provide an inside view of life on the Mississippi. Buchanan also employs newspapers, drawing especially useful information from runaway slave advertisements. Plantation records explain the role that slave work

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Euthanasia (the Right to Die)

    Euthanasia (the Right to Die)

    The Right To Die Who has the right to decide weather someone should continue living or not? The person themselves, the government, or the physician. Whose life is it anyways? In today’s world, people are asking that same question about euthanasia and assisted suicide. The definition of euthanasia is the act or practice of ending the life of an individual suffering from a terminal illness or an incurable condition, as by lethal injection or

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Victor
  • Black Death

    Black Death

    Black Death The people at the Messina Harbor , a port in Northeast Sicily , stood and watched as a Genoese fleet made its way to dock..(Gottfried 141-144). The people standing ashore could by no means conceive of the horror found on board of these ships. The crew had a disease the like of which no one had seen before in the history of western civilization. The harbor masters looked on in complete awe and

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Civil War Weapons and Amunition

    Civil War Weapons and Amunition

    Gene Mcaward Western Studies Ralph Waldo Emerson 5/24/04 Quotes: 1. "Cities and coaches shall never impose on me again; for, behold every solitary dream of mine is rushing to fulfillment. That fancy I had, and hesitated to utter because you would laugh. " -Ralph Waldo Emerson 2. "What! will you give up the immense advantages reaped from the division of labor, and set every man to make his own shoes, bureau, knife, wagon, sails, and

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Top
  • The Harlem Renaissance - a Black Cultural Revolution

    The Harlem Renaissance - a Black Cultural Revolution

    The Harlem Renaissance- A Black Cultural Revolution James Weldon Johnson once said that “Harlem is indeed the great Mecca for the sight-seer; the pleasure seeker, the curious, the adventurous, the enterprising, the ambitious and the talented of the whole Negro world.”(“Harlem Renaissance”) When one thinks of the Harlem Renaissance, one thinks of the great explosion of creativity bursting from the talented minds of African-Americans in the 1920s. Although principally thought of as an African-American literary

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: regina
  • How Should Leaders Review Strategic Priorities?

    How Should Leaders Review Strategic Priorities?

    Introduction Leadership style and behaviour are key determinants of effective organisational management. The leaders are “The people who co-ordinate and balance the interests of all who have a stake in the organisation, including- the executive team, all other managers and those in team leadership positions or with a subject leadership role” Witcher (2007) argues that POSIES gives us an impression of a sequence of tasks, top-down strategic planning idea. Leadership style depends on how strategic

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    Essay Length: 962 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Yankee's Argument of Post-Civil War Reconstruction

    A Yankee's Argument of Post-Civil War Reconstruction

    A Yankee's Argument of post-Civil War Reconstruction After the Civil War was over, the South was in, for the most part, in ruins. Events during the war that made this happen were for example, General Sherman’s troops destroyed 33% of Atlanta by burning trees, houses, and anything else that got in their way. Around 10% of all the white males in the south died in the war. About 4 million slaves were set free. The

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    Causes Of The Civil War The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: July
  • Pre Civil War

    Pre Civil War

    As America proceeded to the future as a new nation, many differences and problems erupted throughout the nation dividing territory north, south, and west. Westward expansion, state right and boundaries, new tariffs, abolitionism and slavery, and finally the Dred Scott Decision of the Supreme Court steered up many problems. American territories started to identify themselves and separated culturally, geographically, economically, politically and agriculturally. The north started to industrialize and upheld about 70% of all railroad

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: regina
  • Events Leading to the Civil War

    Events Leading to the Civil War

    The 1850’s were a turbulent time in American history. The North and South were seeing total different views on the issue of slavery. The North saw slavery as immoral and that it was unconstitutional. The south on the other hand saw slavery as their right. The South viewed African Americans as lower human beings which justified slavery. “The 1850’s was a time of attempted compromise when compromise was no longer possible.” This quote best describes

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Civil Versus Common Law

    Civil Versus Common Law

    Civil law is primarily contrasted against common law, which is the legal system developed among Anglo-Saxon people, especially in England. The original difference is that, historically, common law was law developed by custom, beginning before there were any written laws and continuing to be applied by courts after there were written laws, too, whereas civil law developed out of the Roman law of Justinian's Corpus Juris Civilis (Corpus Iuris Civilis). In later times, civil law

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Blacks in the 80’s

    Blacks in the 80’s

    Ronald Ervin McNair, was born on October 21, 1950, in Lake City, South Carolina to Carl and Pearl McNair. He attended North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, where, in 1971, he graduated magna cum laude with a BS degree in physics. In 1976 he earned his Ph.D. degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. McNair's many distinctions include: Presidential Scholar (1967-71), Ford Foundation Fellow (1971-74), and National Fellowship Fund Fellow (1974-).

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Yan
  • The Right Answers

    The Right Answers

    The Right Answers Today, education is the most important factor in people’s lives. Without a proper education, it is very hard to get a well-paying job. It is extremely important for kids to develop a passion to succeed in life. The New York Times posted an excerpt from the book A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind. It outlines the everyday school life of Cedric Jennings. Cedric is an African-American student at Frank

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Microsoft’s Intellectual Property Rights

    Microsoft’s Intellectual Property Rights

    Microsoft Corporation ONE MICROSOFT WAY REDMOND, WASHINGTON 98052-6399 (425) 882-8080 “I Pledge my honor that I have abided by the Stevens Honor Code” ____________________________ Taylor Fowler Section A BT 102 Spring 2007 Company Overview:  Microsoft develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports software products for many computing devices. However, it is expanding its portfolio by breaking into new markets such as internet services, portable devices, and consumer electronics.  The company primarily operates in the

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Vika

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