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  • Star Wars by George Lucas Paperback

    Star Wars by George Lucas Paperback

    Star Wars By George Lucas Paperback, November 1998 Star Wars is a science fiction adventure novel. The symbolism and characterization was really excellent in the story. The story gives a great look into the future as it has many different types of things we have not yet invented; blaster rifles, space ships that go the speed of light, fat alien slugs, and beam swords. The plot of the story sucks you into the novel and

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Oppositions to War

    Oppositions to War

    Reactions and Oppositions to the war Ann Sherwin believed that no government had the right to force anyone to join the army, and if she was a man that she would refuse to register. She argues that not all anti-conscription protesters are communists, and in fact many protesters are anti-communist and are arguing for different reasons. C. N. Geschke said that voluntary recruiting had not been given sufficient chance of proving its worth, he says

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    Essay Length: 446 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • War from the 16th and 17th Century to Invention of Gunpowder

    War from the 16th and 17th Century to Invention of Gunpowder

    WAR FROM THE 16TH AND 17TH CENTURY TO INVENTION OF GUNPOWDER The invention of the powerful artillery guns would change man's role in warring engagements. The artillery guns at first were very limited by their own design. The guns were very heavy and had to be transported by water, which meant that only towns and fortresses that were close to a body of water could be attacked with artillery also known as the cannon. There

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    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Kevin
  • The Impact of War on Art

    The Impact of War on Art

    RUNNING HEAD: IMPACT OF WAR ON ART The Impact of War on Art: A Critical Essay Art 205 701A Unit 4 Individual Project Jaymie Allen The three painting I will discuss in this essay are Memories of a Civil War painted by Earnest Meissonier in 1849, Third of May 1808 painted by Francisco de Goya in 1814, and Liberty Leading the People painted by Eugene Delacroix in 1830. Even though all three painting are done

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    Essay Length: 746 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Steve
  • The Milagro Beanfield War

    The Milagro Beanfield War

    Who would ever think that using water could get a whole community of people mad at you? Well, the main character in the movie Joe Mondragon, didn’t really think much about using the communities water to water his bean field. When the people found out that Joe was “stealing” the water they were upset, mad, and wanted him to stop. This just goes to show that no matter what you do, you can’t please everybody.

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Anna
  • American Civil War

    American Civil War

    civil war on sdfshjAlthough the American Civil War mainly occurred because of slavery, the fact is that slavery had a lot to do with economic and social issues. By the year of 1860, the North and the South was developed into extremely different sections. There was opposing social, economic, and political points of view, starting back into colonial periods, and it slowly drove the two regions farther in separate directions. The two sections tried to

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    Submitted: May 2, 2010 By: Tommy
  • War in Iraq

    War in Iraq

    Course: ESL 1320 Teacher: Bruce Richman Student: Galena Korkishko Self-improvement. When I finished highscool in Ukraine, my mother taught me one very important lesson. She said: “Self-improvement is a key for your success”. In 1998 I got a bachelor degree in Child Education. I took me two years to complete a school program. During my school years I went through difficult times. There were moments when I wanted to drop out of school, but

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    Submitted: May 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • Slavery in the Civil War

    Slavery in the Civil War

    Owning a slave in North America during the Civil War era was as common as having a house pet today. Slaves were being sold like cattle to work on the cotton fields for the farmers mainly in the Southern Region of the United States. In the North, the economy was based on factories and wages compared to the South who had large plantations which needed the slaves to pick cotton. These different economies caused divisions

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    Submitted: May 5, 2010 By: Vika
  • Legalization and the War on Drugs

    Legalization and the War on Drugs

    Legalization and the “War on Drugs” For roughly a century, the United States government has been putting their priorities out of order by placing more important things off to the side in order to fight a “war” on drugs. More recently, the “War on Terrorism” has been pushed aside several times to capture and prosecute the real criminals, marijuana smokers. They have even started lumping cannabis users into the same pile as terrorists. Shortly

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Fatih
  • What Effects Did the Vietnam War Have on American Society?

    What Effects Did the Vietnam War Have on American Society?

    K** B********* Eng. Comp. II What effects did the Vietnam War have on American society? The Vietnam War had a profound effect on American society. It changed the way we viewed our government, the media, and our Constitutional rights. Because of this shift in perspective, the country was torn apart and yet still came together in new and different ways. The Vietnam War's contraversiality spurred a great many sources of protest, against our government's use

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Roman Punic Wars

    Roman Punic Wars

    Discuss the Roman Punic Wars, in terms of their circumstances and overall effect on Rome's economic and social development Also discuss the ensuing "Gracchan turbulence" from the same perspective. The circumstance for the Roman Punic Wars towards Rome was a simple human reaction. If an outsider such as Italy, Carthage, or Greece make threats towards Rome, Rome will simply fight. The Punic Wars lasted in 3 stages, all resulting to the obsessive pride and higher

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Jack
  • Just War

    Just War

    English 106 4-6-05 The ensuing war between the United States and Iraq has been a topic of controversy for several years now. Citizens of America have been divided since the war began and continue to cluster in groups that either fully support or have no support for President Bush and this ongoing war. Many would like to know who is right and who is wrong. Is this war with Iraq justifiable, or has America jumped

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: July
  • War on Oil

    War on Oil

    Why is it that it takes thousands of deaths, pain, suffering, humiliation, and a few celebrities to stand up and say stop this war and stop Bush for people to open their eyes? For over half of this country still doesn’t even take enough time to look at all the facts. What are our troops really doing in Iraq? Well, lets ask ourselves… Why did we go there in the first place? Most people will

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Jack
  • Tomorrow When the War Began

    Tomorrow When the War Began

    Tomorrow, When the War Began John Marsden’s novel ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ identifies, that some people’s reactions change when they are faced with difficult situations. These situations can bring out the leadership skills of some characters in the book, the courage which they posses, new found friendships and how these situations can also have a negative affect on some people. Formidable circumstances in ‘Tomorrow, When the War Began’ bring out the leadership skills of

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Compare and Contrast the Ways in Which the Writers Present the Horrors of the War in "regeneration" and "journey’s End".

    Compare and Contrast the Ways in Which the Writers Present the Horrors of the War in "regeneration" and "journey’s End".

    "Regeneration" was written by Pat Barker, a university-trained historian and this is confirmed by the presence of very reliable sources in the "Author's Notes", at the end of the novel. It was written the 1980's which has enabled her to gather a lot of information about the war. Pat's grandfather had been bayoneted during the war, and Pat would see his scars when he went to the sink to wash. His experiences in the war

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    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • World War II Identities Honored

    World War II Identities Honored

    JOE FOSS PAGE Joe Foss was born in 1915 to a Norwegian-Scots family in South Dakota. He learned hunting and marksmanship at a young age. Joe Foss was inspired by Charles Lindbergh, especially after he saw Lindy at an airport near Sioux Falls. Five years later he watched a Marine squadron put on a dazzling exhibition, led by Capt. Clayton Jerome, future wartime Director of Marine Corps Aviation. In 1934, Joe began his college education

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Janna
  • Don’t Disgrace the American Flag in a War with Iraq

    Don’t Disgrace the American Flag in a War with Iraq

    Don’t Disgrace the American Flag in a War with Iraq Everywhere I go, I see American flags. Taped to people's windows, sewn onto pockets, worn in a band around the arm. People call it the unification of America, the great coming-together of a wounded people, a show of support and of national feeling from every corner of our nation. Patriotism, they call it, and proudly display their red, white, and blue. And yet I wonder

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    Submitted: May 8, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Hitler’s Responsibility of World War II

    Hitler’s Responsibility of World War II

    After the First World War, many collective security plans and appeasement policies were established by European nations- the League of Nations, the Stressa Front, etc… to ensure safety for the old powers, such as France or Britain, who felt insecure witnessing the rise in power of Germany, Italy, and Russia; however, the outbreak of World War II proved the weaknesses of the collective security, which were the most prominent cause to the failure of international

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    Essay Length: 393 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Wendy
  • King Philip's War

    King Philip's War

    King Philip's War King Philip's War, 16-76, the most devastating war between the colonists and the Native Americans in New England. The war is named for King Philip, the son of Massasoit and chief of the Wampanoag. His Wampanoag name was Metacom, Metacomet, or Pometacom. Upon the death (1662) of his brother, Alexander (Wamsutta), whom the Native Americans suspected the English of murdering, Philip became sachem and maintained peace with the colonists for a number

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    Essay Length: 382 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Jon
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    The Country Comes Together “Yesterday, December 7, 1941-a date that will live in infamy- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” When the United States was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941 we were a third rate military power. By the end of the war in 1945 we were producing more weapons and firepower than the rest of the

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    Essay Length: 399 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Something like a War

    Something like a War

    Something like a war The movie is an account of the overzealous effort with which Indian state went for population control in the mid 70's, its consequences and the anguish it caused to millions of Indian women who were ultimately the soft target of the whole exercise. India completes its 60 years of independence in 2007. She is a young nation of one billion plus people with its share of problems. Being a developing nation,

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Analysis of the First World War

    Analysis of the First World War

    World War I was a military conflict from 1914 to 1918. It began as a local European war between Austria - Hungary and Serbia on July 28, 1914. It was transformed into a general European struggle by declaration of war against Russia on August 1, 1914 and eventually became a global war involving 32 nations. Twenty - eight of these nations, known as the Allies and the Associated Powers, and including Great Britain, France, Russia,

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    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • An Unfair Drug War

    An Unfair Drug War

    Drug production and drug dealing today has become a substantial source of revenue. Whether for making up budget deficits or for the enrichment of certain individuals, population groups, firms or even countries, drugs are distributed worldwide. Drugs also involve economically marginalized sectors of the population, such as peasant producers or some small-scale drug dealers, criminal organizations or certain closely-knit sectors of society in the world of business or State institutions. The recycling of profits is

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    Essay Length: 2,451 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 11, 2010 By: Janna
  • World War 2

    World War 2

    World War Two started on September 1st ,1939 when the Germans began attack on Poland when airplanes, tanks and other troops entered Poland. The war that was soon to begin affected more people than any other war in history, killing around 15,000,000 people, By 1942 all major countries were involved with this war. World War Two was the beginning of a new age nuclear weapons had replaced your average infantrymen and far less people now

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    Essay Length: 880 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Yan
  • Web Site War

    Web Site War

    It is almost impossible to get an exact body count attributable to the war in Iraq. There had been conflict prior to the official start of the conflict, and then casualties linger. Every day, there is a story out of the region that talks about more casualties. A student writing on this subject must then account for the variances in reporting when examining websites. In comparing and contrasting web sites, one called Iraq Body Count,

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    Essay Length: 660 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2010 By: Mike

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