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  • Star Wars: Hard Merchandise

    Star Wars: Hard Merchandise

    Summary Bossk thought he had destroyed Boba Fett. However, Boba Fett had released the thermal explosives that Bossk had planted on his ship, and put his own ships ID codes on them, when Bossk had detonated the explosives, Fett had enough time to sneak around to the Hounds Tooth while bossk was basking in his glory. Bossk saw the Slave one right above him moments later, and could smell Fett’s scent in his ship. Fett

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Yan
  • Was the American Civil War Inevitable?

    Was the American Civil War Inevitable?

    Was the American civil war inevitable? The civil war was inevitable, only however, after one key event; the cotton gin made the civil war inevitable. The invention of the cotton gin in 1793 was the key element which enabled the south to have sufficient vested interest in their traditional lifestyle in order to feel the need to defend it at all costs even from their Northern countrymen. The core argument of this essay centres around

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    Essay Length: 2,492 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • War

    War

    ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) - Philippine forces launched attacks on three southern islands in an effort to wipe out the guerrillas who held a U.S. couple hostage for more than a year, military officers said Sunday. The assaults, which started Saturday after one of the Americans and a Philippine captive died in a rescue attempt, are aimed at the top three commanders of the Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf, said Philippine Maj. Gen. Ernesto Carolina.

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    Essay Length: 1,523 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    Vietnam War I agree with the statement veterans of war are Abetter@ Americans because they appreciate more fully what it means to be Aliberated@ and Afree@, principals that the founding Father supposedly had in mind when going to war against the British during the Revolutionary War. I know as for myself from firsthand experience and personal knowledge that I am a better American. I spent two tours in Vietnam and both times as a combat

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Anna
  • Blacks in the Civil War

    Blacks in the Civil War

    Frederick Douglass moved many African Americans to enlist in the Union Army and fight for their freedom. Douglas wrote with passion and persuaded African Americans to join the fight against the oppressive south. Of the many men who heard and followed Douglas’ call were his two sons. Both Charles and Lewis Douglas volunteered in the 54th Massachusetts Negro regimen. Charles became the 1st sergeant in the 5th Massachusetts cavalry. I cannot think of a

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    Essay Length: 1,759 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Jessica
  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs

    The War on Drugs Probably one of the most important issues that exists today is the current war on drugs. Beginning with the discovery of marijuana, the war on drugs has been raging for over 8 decades, when marijuana was found to have disorienting effects when smoked. The federal government soon had a say in the matter when they formed the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. The very first, most efficient drug enforcement agency led by

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    Essay Length: 685 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    Causes Of The Civil War The Civil War, which lasted from 1861 to 1877, was mainly caused by the diverging society between the North and the South. The North and the South had different goals. There were many factors that led to the war and the chief ones were political decisions, morality of slavery, and economic differences between the North and the South. A cause of the Civil War was that the economy was splitting.

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: Tasha
  • World War one

    World War one

    Great Depression- the severe economic slump that followed the collapse of the U.S. stock market in 1929, WW1 New Deal- U.S. president Franklin Roosevelt’s economic reform program designed to solve the problems created by the Great Depression Weimar Republic- the republic that was established in Germany in 1919 and ended in 1933, the Weimar Republic had serious weaknesses from the start. The Germans blamed this government for their defeat. Nazism- the fascist policies of the

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    Essay Length: 542 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Jessica
  • The Origins of the Cold War

    The Origins of the Cold War

    The Cold War was a conflict that dominated the people of Earth for half a decade. The two clashing titans never fought directly with each other on the military level, but both were drawn into conflicts that split the world in to. All of the conflicts of the world, with the exception of those in Africa, from the time period of 1946 through 1989, were in some war effected by, or a product of the

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    Essay Length: 1,690 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Causes of the Civil War

    Causes of the Civil War

    The Causes Of The Civil War The Political War The North and South fought over politics, mainly the idea of slavery. Basically the South wanted and needed it and the North did not want it at all. The South was going to do anything they could to keep it. This was the issue that overshadowed all others. At this time the labor force in the South had about 4 million slaves. These slaves were very

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    Essay Length: 1,478 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Wendy
  • The Effects of War

    The Effects of War

    Just imagine leaving home and entering a terrifying, disturbing battlefield. Life becomes very different and constitutes mostly of uncertainty about life and death. Ground is covered with dead bodies and blood making the bravest soldier look at life with a different perspective. The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane is a book about the psychology of a soldier, Henry Fleming, in the midst of Civil War. The standards of the war are very harsh

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Tasha
  • The American Civil War

    The American Civil War

    The American Civil War Introduction The beginning of the Civil War cannot be linked to only one reason; some causes were centuries in the making, while others were relatively new happenings, but put together, they all changed a country before considered "one component" and divided it into two opposing parties. The Southern states wanted to become an independent nation, divided from the North altogether since there were deep economic, social and political differences between both

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: Stenly
  • The Peloponnesian War

    The Peloponnesian War

    Look at Perikles' funeral oration. Identify and discuss the main ideas in it. In, Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War, a description of the Athenians burial rites is significantly described. Perikles, the son of Xanthippos has been chosen to speak to the crowd at the mass funeral. He addresses the people on a political stand point, identifying specific topics of the city. Such as, the form of government being democratic, warfare that is not imitated and psychological

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • War on Drugs Philosophical Issues

    War on Drugs Philosophical Issues

    Have we really lost the war? What was shall you ask-the war on legalizing drugs in America. Is it ethically and morally correct to advocate the legalization of drugs, no matter what type-from marijuana to heroine and cocaine? Would legalizing drugs such as these, constitute a hypocoristic democratic government of the United States? The legalization of drugs has been an enduring question that has embraced our past philosophical scholars. Philosophers James Q. Wilson and William

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Jon
  • Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War

    Examining the Civil War HIS/110 The Civil War is considered to be greatest war in American history, perhaps because it is the only war ever fought on American soil. Three million men fought in this war and 600,000 died. As of today, this war is the most fascinated because it was fought on American soil. There have been many documents and books written about the Civil War, this war also settled disputes betweent the states

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Depression in the United States During World War II

    The Depression in the United States During World War II

    Just before Roosevelt's second term was well under way, his domestic program was overshadowed by a new risk little noted by average Americans, the expansionist designs of one-party regimes in Japan, Italy and Germany. In 1931 Japan invaded Manchuria and crushed Chinese resistance, a year later the Japanese set up the puppet state of Manchukuo. Italy, having to give up to fascism, enlarged its boundaries in Libya and in 1935 attacked Ethiopia. Germany, where Adolf

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    Essay Length: 1,207 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: regina
  • Cola Wars

    Cola Wars

    Executive Summary We are going to show the Cola wars in the twenty-first century, this war started when Pepsi enter in the market (1983) when the incumbent Coca-Cola (Coke) was already there (1886). The soft drinks market it’s been here for a long time and will continue to exist, and will continue to be profitable and a relevant market all over the world. Both Coca-Cola and Pepsi are Carbonated Soft Drinks (CSD), and it’s relevant

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    Essay Length: 1,457 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of The Civil War

    Writings on History: The Causes of the Civil War The Civil War is a much studied topic in American history and the cause or causes of the war are hotly debated. Interpretations as to why the war between the states have evolved over time, from the arguments of historian and future vice president Henry Wilson shortly after the conclusion of the war to the arguments of current scholars in the field, the causes of the

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    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Is There Such Thing as a Just War?

    Is There Such Thing as a Just War?

    Is there such thing as a just war? It is alleged that warfare tends to produce more warfare, and it has been showed so throughout history. That is not arguable, however what is, and what is one of the greatest stand points of “the just war theory” is that war should therefore only be promoted and actively engaged in, only on the rarest of occasions, exercising infinite caution. One of the greatest misconceptions about a

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    Essay Length: 555 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2010 By: Mike
  • Aviation at War

    Aviation at War

    Since the dawn of time man has been fascinated by the heavens, always striving to get closer to and learn about them. But it was never apparent until the early twentieth century that most of the worlds wars would soon by fought in the sky. From the wholesome beginnings of flight to the aircraft carriers used against Japanese forces during the second World War, airplanes served an invaluable purpose, arguably winning an otherwise impossible wars

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    Essay Length: 2,216 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: regina
  • Telegraph Communication in the Civil War

    Telegraph Communication in the Civil War

    I. The Telegraph and Abraham Lincoln The urgency of communication was never much felt until the beginning and use of telegraphy. It was much easier to transmit and receive messages over long distances that no longer needed physical transport of letters. As such, Abraham Lincoln made use of this medium described in an unprecedented manner that revolutionized and secured the status and dealings of his national leadership. When Lincoln arrived for the 1861 inaugural, there

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Janna
  • War of 1812

    War of 1812

    The War of 1812 The War of 1812, or the Second War for American Independence, had an everlasting effect on the United States. It showed the world that America could resist bullying from other nations, especially the world’s superpowers. It brought a sense of nationalism and pride into our country. Even though it was a small war with about 6,000 Americans killed or wounded, many important things happened during this time. President James Madison

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    Submitted: April 6, 2010 By: Jessica
  • World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    World War 1 Life in the Trenches

    Life in the trenches is varied differently from alliance to alliance, but the hardship is still the same. So what are the trenches like for our soldiers at war? All of the soldiers face many difficulties while at war. Death is a constant comrade in war whether in the trenches or not. Constant shellfire brings random deaths to those not even on guard. Many of the soldiers are buried due to large bombardments in the

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    Essay Length: 447 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Jack
  • Korean War

    Korean War

    The Korean War originated in the division of Korea into South Korea and North Korea after World War II (1939-1945). Efforts to reunify the peninsula after the war failed, and in 1948 the South proclaimed the Republic of Korea and the North established the People's Republic of Korea. In 1949, border fighting broke out between the North and the South. On June 25, 1950, North Korean forces crossed the dividing line and invaded the South.

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Vika
  • Weapons and Artillery of World War II

    Weapons and Artillery of World War II

    Weapons and Artillery of World War II The result of World War II was affected by many different factors. One major factor which affected the war was the weapons and artillery used during the war. Since the beginnings of time, weapons have always been around. From swords and knives to nuclear weapons and missiles, weapons have evolved greatly throughout the years. The weapons and artillery used in World War II basically were evolved types of

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    Submitted: April 7, 2010 By: Top

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