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  • War & 20th Century Poetry

    War & 20th Century Poetry

    An individual’s personality, opinion and even the way they perceive things are highly influenced by experience. Many experiences are documented, whether positive or negative, in the form of film, story, song or poem. The twentieth century was an era of imperialism, nationalism and decolonization which would all contribute to the outbreak of both world wars. Each war was both surprising to many people, as well as damaging. The state of a nations economy, moral and

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Vika
  • The Principal Cause of the Expansion of Presidential Powers in the 20th Century Has Been War and Diplomacy Rather Than Domestic Growth and Crisis."

    The Principal Cause of the Expansion of Presidential Powers in the 20th Century Has Been War and Diplomacy Rather Than Domestic Growth and Crisis."

    "Although the thirteen American colonies were founded at different times by people with different motives and with different forms of colonial charters and political organizations, by the Revolution the colonies had become remarkably similar." Assess the validity of this statement. The thirteen original colonies were very different at the time of their foundings, and by the eve of the American Revolution they were still diversified politically, with governments ranging from monarchical to democratic, unique culturally

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    Submitted: February 23, 2019 By: sharks
  • Rise of Us to Power During the 20th Century

    Rise of Us to Power During the 20th Century

    The U.S. Rise There were many factors that contributed to the United States' rise and roles as a world power during the early 20th century. Presidential policies during this time period were the foundation of the U.S.'s role as a world power. The conflict in the Philippines was evidence of the U.S.'s ability to crush uprising and control a territory. The Spanish-American War demonstrates the U.S.'s role as a world power. Although the U.S. was

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • World War I: Total War

    World War I: Total War

    WORLD WAR 1 "World War I: Total War" Europe since pre-Roman times has been marked by conflict. Warring tribes often did battle in small skirmishes and hand-to-hand combat. But as the civilizations grew and technology improved the battles became larger and much more intense. With the Industrial revolution, warfare would change forever. This can be best seen in World War One. The "war to end all wars" gradually escalated to a global conflict, dragging the

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: regina
  • The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism In The 20th Century Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were very well known authors of the early 20th century. Most of their writings were concerned with racism and equality. During that time period there was much evidence that African Americans had been treated unfairly, unjustly, and as if they had been beneath the whites. Segregation of schools, churches, bathrooms, and stores were only a few of the many things wrong with

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    Essay Length: 308 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Bred
  • Rise of Us to Power During the 20th Century

    Rise of Us to Power During the 20th Century

    The U.S. Rise There were many factors that contributed to the United States’ rise and roles as a world power during the early 20th century. Presidential policies during this time period were the foundation of the U.S.’s role as a world power. The conflict in the Philippines was evidence of the U.S.’s ability to crush uprising and control a territory. The Spanish-American War demonstrates the U.S.’s role as a world power. Although the U.S.

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    Submitted: November 14, 2009 By: Artur
  • Issues in U.S During 20th Century

    Issues in U.S During 20th Century

    I feel the three most important issues or developments in US history and culture in the last century were the U.S involvement in WWII, the civil rights movements, and Vietnam War. An important issue in US history and culture in the last century was the United States entering WW II in 1941. Restricted from direct military involvement by the Neutrality Laws of 1937, 1938, and 1939, the United States remained officially neutral, content to serve

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jessica
  • 20th Century London

    20th Century London

    London entered the 20th century at the height of its influence as the capital of the largest empire in history. London was experiencing great economic and cultural blooms. The population continued to grow rapidly in the early decades of the century, and public transport was greatly expanded. The first motorbus service began in the 1900s and improvements to London's overground and underground rail network were progressively carried out. However, the bad winter in 1902 caused

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    Essay Length: 1,018 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: regina
  • Evelyn Glennie - Contemporary Percussionist - 20th Century

    Evelyn Glennie - Contemporary Percussionist - 20th Century

    EVELYN GLENNIE CONTEMPORARY PERCUSSIONIST 20th CENTURY Evelyn's main concern is that the performance industry is not giving it customers what she wants to give them. Evelyn wants the audience to be enlightened and amused on how the classical music flows. Evelyn wants the audience to have a better understanding on classical music and learn more about it and most of all to enjoy the sound. Although, there is a currently surging interest in seeing live

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Max
  • The French Gov. Rejection of Popular American Music in the 2nd Half of the 20th Century

    The French Gov. Rejection of Popular American Music in the 2nd Half of the 20th Century

    Introduction The primary focus is the French governmental rejection of popular American music, as well as other components of American culture, in the second half of the twentieth century, derived from France's foreign policy with the USA, and it~ culture. What was interesting were the steps that the French took to protect their culture from what they saw, and continue to see, as the imminent destruction at the hands of popular American culture. Why does

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    Essay Length: 1,362 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • The Most Influential Person in the 20th Century

    The Most Influential Person in the 20th Century

    Given what we know from history or personal experience, one must acknowledge that an influential person has to be someone with an extraordinary vision, someone that has made an impact on the world. Influence can be defined in a myriad of ways. I define "influence" in terms of direct change in the concrete circumstances of individual lives. It would be hard to identify anyone whose influence has been both more widespread and more beneficial than

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Bred
  • Internet Technology: Biggest Technological Change in the 20th Century

    Internet Technology: Biggest Technological Change in the 20th Century

    The internet technology has become one of the most important forms of technology there is. It has come a long way from a research project funded by the American Department of Defense called ARPAnet, designed as a back-up system that could withstand a nuclear attack: if a bomb fell on part of it, the rest should keep working. One could never imagine a world without the internet, where information is just within your fingers. You

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Edward
  • 20th Century Music

    20th Century Music

    By the turn of the century and for the next few decades, artists of all nationalities were searching for exciting and different modes of expression. Composers such as Arnold Schoenberg explored unusual and unorthodox harmonies and tonal schemes. French composer Claude Debussy was fascinated by Eastern music and the whole-tone scale, and created a style of music named after the movement in French painting called Impressionism. Hungarian composer Bйla Bartуk continued in the traditions of

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    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Was World War one a Total War? Why? Why Not?

    Was World War one a Total War? Why? Why Not?

    Was World War One a total war? Why? Why not? The First World War of 1914-1918, also known as the Great War, was the first total war in history. What began as a European struggle over the balance of power between the triple alliance of France, Britain and Russia on one side and the central powers of Germany and Austria-Hungary on the other, soon became a global conflict that involved the imperial powers of Europe,

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Jon
  • Japanese Titans of the 20th Century

    Japanese Titans of the 20th Century

    Japan may have been the first Asian country to modernize in the 19th century, but products produced by this newly-opened nation back then were still subclass as compared to those produced elsewhere in the world. Unlike the Japan we know of today, Japan 100 years ago was only specialized in silk, textile and cotton production. A likely reason for this was the absence of competition due to the market regulation favoring state-owned businesses. As the

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Cold War: Total War?

    Cold War: Total War?

    A period of severe tension between the United States and the Soviet Union, the Cold War proved to be a pivotal period in world history. Lasting from the mid 1940s to the early 1990s, the Cold War shaped the world in many ways. Through numerous conflicts arising from the spread of communist ideals, both the US and Soviet Union engaged in several tactics and activities to negatively affect the other nation’s ability to engage in

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Yan
  • Reconstruction in the 20th Century

    Reconstruction in the 20th Century

    The beginning of the 20th century was a memorable time in history for the United States. This time period drastically changed our country politically and socially by reform. The Presidents that ruled our country during this era were especially powerful and made many differences, women and African Americans were starting to take a stand, and our country was able to make it all the way through the Great Depression. All of these events that

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Monroe Doctrine in the 20th Century

    The Monroe Doctrine in the 20th Century

    United States president Theodore Roosevelt announced the Roosevelt Corollary, an addendum to the 1823 Monroe Doctrine, in response to European nations that were trying to force Venezuela to repay its debts. Roosevelt threatened to send naval ships to Venezuela if those nations sought to forcibly collect the debt. Stability must be preserved, Roosevelt said in his 1904 annual message to Congress, even if it requires an “exercise of international police power.” The Roosevelt Corollary, based

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    Submitted: February 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Stravinsky in 20th Century Music

    Stravinsky in 20th Century Music

    Born in 1882 in Oranienbaum, Russia, a city southwest of St. Petersburg, Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky was a Russian/American composer who was described as one of the most important composers in the 20th century. Stravinsky was even named by ‘Time Magazine’ as one of the most influential people of the century. Stravinsky made many special contributions to music in the 20th century which were wide and varied. His material was raw and produced a fresh and

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    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Janna
  • Why Was Europe on the Brink of Change at the Turn of the 20th Century?

    Why Was Europe on the Brink of Change at the Turn of the 20th Century?

    By the turn of the 20th century Europe had undergone massive changes which had eventually pushed it into war. The main forces behind these changes were 1. Nationalism 2. Militarism 3. Imperialism 4. Socialism 5. Alliances 6. Unification These ideas and systems threatened the balance of power which caused a major war to break out. Nationalism is the feeling of loyalty shared by a group of people united by same language, race and culture; to

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    Submitted: March 8, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism in the 20th Century

    The Act’s of Racism In The 20th Century Langston Hughes and Maya Angelou were very well known authors of the early 20th century. Most of their writings were concerned with racism and equality. During that time period there was much evidence that African Americans had been treated unfairly, unjustly, and as if they had been beneath the whites. Segregation of schools, churches, bathrooms, and stores were only a few of the many things wrong with

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    Submitted: March 19, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Gandhi the Film and How It Compares to Early 20th Century Indian History

    Gandhi the Film and How It Compares to Early 20th Century Indian History

    Gandhi While ‘Gandhi’, the movie, when combined with Metcalf and Frankel’s research , gives a comprehensive and multi-dimensional understanding of India towards the end of the British occupation, and helps us empathize in a way the readings alone cannot, I feel that the movie on its own, irresponsibly conveys a dangerously limited understanding of the early 20th century dilemma in the Asian sub-continent. By failing to capture the salient class tensions and problematic notions

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Influence of Realism and Naturalism on 20th Century American Fiction

    The Influence of Realism and Naturalism on 20th Century American Fiction

    The Influence of Realism and Naturalism on 20th Century American Fiction After World War I, American people and the authors among them were left disillusioned by the effects that war had on their society. America needed a literature that would explain what had happened and what was happening to their society. American writers turned to what is now known as modernism. The influence of 19th Century realism and naturalism and their truthful representation of American

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Janna
  • Difference of Ideals Between 19th and 20th Centuries

    Difference of Ideals Between 19th and 20th Centuries

    Difference of Ideals between 19th and 20th Centuries There are many ideals that occurred over the 19th and 20th centuries. These ideals covered many genres of music from piano music, orchestral pieces, to operas. The composers of these times tried many different techniques and styles making a lasting impression on the Romantic era of music. Some of the most influential composers during the 19th century that we discussed were Franz Schubert, Hector Berlioz, Frederic Chopin,

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    Submitted: April 18, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Imperialism, Colonialism and Identity in 20th Century Fiction

    Imperialism, Colonialism and Identity in 20th Century Fiction

    In the mid-1800's, Imperialism began to emerge as a way for countries to expand their territories. It was viewed as a way of increasing land, resources, and power. Strong European powers, chiefly, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, France, Russia, and also the United States began their colonial campaigns to gain wealth, power, natural resources, a market to sell industrial goods, national prestige, or occasionally to improve the lives of the colonial people. European colonialism expanded to

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    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Jack

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