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  • Literary Modes in War Literature

    Literary Modes in War Literature

    Literary Modes in War Literature The immediate impact of The Things They Carried is based on O’Brien’s fidelity to detail. The things they carried were largely determined by necessity. Among the necessities or near necessities were P-38 can openers, pocket knives, heat tabs, wristwatches, dog tags, mosquito repellent, chewing gum, candy, cigarettes, salt tablets, packets of Kool-Aid, lighters, matches, sewing kits, Military Payment Certificates, C rations, and two or three canteens of water. Together

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • The Daily Life in a Civil War Camp

    The Daily Life in a Civil War Camp

    Officers in the field lived much better than enlisted men. They generally assigned one or two officers to a tent. Since they provided their own personal gear, items varied greatly and reflected individual taste. Each junior officer was allowed one trunk of personal belongings that was carried in one of the baggage wagons. Higher-ranking officers were allowed more baggage. Unlike infantrymen, who slept and sat on whatever nature provided, officers sometimes had the luxury

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Artur
  • White Man’s Burden World History

    White Man’s Burden World History

    The White Man's Burden, by Rudyard Kipling, suggested that Americans should encourage the cultural development of, people from other ethnic and cultural backgrounds until they can take their place in the world by fully adopting Western ways. This phrase expressed imperialism through a subliminal message. By culturing other people, the main process was by conquering their land and in effect expands America's own land. The White Man's Burden is a poem by the British poet

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Tim Obrien War Books Analysis

    Tim Obrien War Books Analysis

    War Is Hell Throughout all of history, humans have been unable to maintain peace and have always resorted to the inevitable state of war. War has changed of lives of every person who has every lived, and will continue to do so as man struggles to fight the survival of the fittest. Millions of innocent people have literally been the casualties to the idea of war, and billions have had there lives changes forever. Every

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Jon
  • War

    War

    WAR In the song “War” by Edwin Starr, Edwin tries to persuade the audience to be against the Vietnam War. The song was written in the 60’s when the Vietnam War took place, many people died in the war, which cause a group known as “hippies” to form. Most of these “hippies” were song writers, and it also just so happened to be that most of the songs were actually creative protests against war. Some

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • A World Without Mathematics

    A World Without Mathematics

    According to teachers for as long as any can remember, one cannot survive in this world without mathematics, yet thousands in the United States alone cannot grasp mathematics, cannot learn mathematics because of “Dyscalculia” (also called Dyscalcula). Dyscalculia is a term meaning "specific learning disability in mathematics." People who suffer with a poor memory for all things mathematical have many other symptoms and characteristics. Taken as a whole, these coexisting conditions comprise what is termed

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Algerian Civil War 1992-2002

    The Algerian Civil War 1992-2002

    Chris Thorman POLA 293-04 Research Paper April 7, 2003 "Thus, what motivates men to slay the enemy is anger," Sun Tzu says in The Art of War. The conflict between Algerian Islamic fundamentalists and the Algerian military backed government is rooted in anger. The conflict, which began as skirmishes between government forces and Islamic fundamentalists, has taken on the proportions of a civil war as fundamentalists carried out kidnappings, assassinations and other forms of civil

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Monika
  • Technology and World Change

    Technology and World Change

    Licensing tends to be chosen in a distant market, when the market share of the licensor is small and when the downstream market is significantly competitive. Market for technology provokes effective internal management and organization of companies’ intellectual property. On the other hand, for small firms, markets for technology increase the usefulness of strategies based on specialization of such firms in technology development. They do not need to incur expensive and shaky investments in downstream

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    Essay Length: 303 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • Civil War

    Civil War

    Harry has finally come of age, and finally started on his final journey to defeat Voldemort for good. The Dursely’s are forced to go into hiding so that Voldemort’s Death Eaters will not torture them for information, and Harry sets off with Ron and Hermione on a difficult quest to find and destroy the last of Voldemort’s Horcruxes. Only once those have been destroyed, Harry knows, can Voldemort truly be killed. It’s not easy. Harry

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Artur
  • The World Fights for Freedoms

    The World Fights for Freedoms

    The World Fights for Freedom By: Joshua Cloyd Ms. Hilger Language Arts 10-25-07 America was in both of the World Wars, and we helped the Allies win both. America's involvement was undeniable. If the U.S just ignored the outside world, the world would not be as it is today. The U.S had the man power and the will to overcome impossible odds and beat Germany with the help of the other countries in the wars.

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Korean War

    Korean War

    Korean war By: Kel E-mail: khalid133@email.com The Korean War took place between the years of 1950 and 1953. The cause of the war was that Korea was under Japanese rule ever since the end of the Chinese-Japanese war in 1895. After World War II, in 1945, Korea was freed from Japan. The United States troops occupied the southern part of the country and Russian forces took the north. The very first and main reason we

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Artur
  • War on Iraq

    War on Iraq

    Police line streets of Benton Harbor after nights of riots Residents outraged by deadly police chase Wednesday, June 18, 2003 Posted: 8:57 PM EDT (0057 GMT) State and local police make their presence felt Wednesday in Benton Harbor, Michigan. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Story Tools -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- RELATED • Interactive: Benton Harbor riots • Map: Benton Harbor, Michigan -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- • CNN Access: Mayor: Police relationship unkind to citizens VIDEO Bullets, fire and rage on the streets of Benton Harbor,

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Steve
  • End of the Vietnam War and Effects on America

    End of the Vietnam War and Effects on America

    U.S. Withdrawal U.S. President Lyndon Johnson's decision not to seek reelection in 1968 prompted serious negotiations to end the war to began. Between 1968 and 1969, contacts in Paris between North Vietnam and the United States were expanded to include South Vietnam and the NLF. Under the leadership of President Richard M Nixon, the United States changed its tactics to combine U.S. troop withdrawals with intensified bombing and the invasion of Communist sanctuaries in Cambodia

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Anna
  • Christianity and the Roman World

    Christianity and the Roman World

    Christianity and the Roman World When it came to religion the Roman Empire did not have a problem with the many religions that were being practiced at the time, as long as these religions not threaten public order and morality. At one point the empire thought about combining the gods from each religion to make it a Roman pantheon. Though the empire was tolerant on the many religions, there was one that fell upon total

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Edward
  • Made in the Usa or Made in a Us Territory Situated in a Third-World Country?

    Made in the Usa or Made in a Us Territory Situated in a Third-World Country?

    Made in the USA or made in a US territory situated in a third-world country? I feel sweat shops are a wrongdoing even though I myself wear products that are made in those appalling factories. What are sweatshops? When you think of sweatshops you may think of old factories from the turn of the century. Workers toiling away, mostly women, mostly child laborers, maybe hooked to their machines, being paid hardly anything. Maybe you remember

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    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Revolutionary War

    Revolutionary War

    Seventeen sixty-three was a year of great celebration, it was the year of the French and Indian War’s end. The British defeated the French and their Native American allies, in North America. The colonists were pleased with the British victory, because they could now live in peace. However, as time past and the cost of the war were being charged to the colonies, the 13 began to feel enmity towards England. The Americans became unified

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Bred
  • Iraq War

    Iraq War

    The essay is effects on the wabout whether we beleive in iraq war or not and what are the post war orld? I will discuss these issues with respect to what the american thinks and what the iraqi people think about this war. I will conclude it with my opinions about the war . The ideas are based on the information collected from the blogs on the internet. Majorities in all Muslim nations surveyed

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Jon
  • 1984 Vs. Brave New World

    1984 Vs. Brave New World

    Brave New World is one of the landmark books of the twentieth century, now widely regarded as a classic. Like many, I first read this book at school (for O-level) many years ago; it is a tribute to the power to the book that even after that experience I still hold it in high regard. Brave New World is Aldous Huxley's dystopian (not utopian) vision of the future (the far future when he originally wrote

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Max
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War

    Saad Bhutta U.S. History II Professor: Clark 12 May 2005 Vietnam War From the 1880s until World War II (1939-1945), France governed Vietnam as part of French Indochina. (Indochina also included Cambodia and Laos, and was ruled by the emperor Bao Dai). During this time, the nations of Indochina fought for their sovereignty. In 1940, the Japanese troops invaded and occupied French Indochina, (causing the United States to step in and demand Japan to leave).

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Artur
  • The Real World

    The Real World

    Did you ever think that books that have sex, obscene language, and immoral subjects can make a good book? The Catcher in the Rye has been on the banned reading list for exactly those reasons. The book was mainly put on disapproval from between 1966 and 19 in almost every school district in the United States. The book was said to be so bad that in 1960 a teacher in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was fired for

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: regina
  • English Civil War

    English Civil War

    English Revolution The history of the English Revolution from 1649 to 1660 can be briefly told. Cromwell's shooting of the Levellers at Burford made a restoration of monarchy and lords ultimately inevitable, for the breach of big bourgeoisie and gentry with the popular forces meant that their government could only be maintained either by an army (which in the long ran proved crushingly expensive as well as difficult to control) or by a compromise with

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Mike
  • War of Independence

    War of Independence

    War of Independence Arabs and Jews have been at war for over 50 years. People call this The 50 years of war. Arabs declare the rightful land theirs after the war. Martial law soon came in to effect. Jews and even Arabs would blow up buildings and cars Etc. Great Britain came in the picture and ruled for over 3 decades. Arabs do not want anything to do with Jews. The Arabs say that if

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Bred
  • Analysis of Writing Women's Worlds by Lia Adu-Lughod

    Analysis of Writing Women's Worlds by Lia Adu-Lughod

    Analysis of Writing Women's Worlds by Lia Adu-Lughod Writing Women's Worlds is some stories on the Bedouin Egyptian people. In this book, thwe writer Lia Adu-Lughod's stories differ from the conventional ones. While reading, we discover the customs and values of the Bedouin people. We see Migdim, a dominator of the people. Even though her real age is never given, one can assume that she is at the end of her life, maybe in her

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Max
  • World Masterpeuices

    World Masterpeuices

    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere, Enlightenment author and greatest comic dramatist of all times Jean-Jaques Rousseau, philosopher, novelist, composer, language and music theorist, and single most important Enlightenment writer Act I SCENE 1. Moliere and Rousseau are up in heaven R: Hey Moliere is that you? M: Yes, may I ask your name again? R: Yeah it's Rousseau. M: Ah, it's been a long time since I've seen you. Sorry, my memory doesn't always serve me right

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Jack
  • Response to Brave New World

    Response to Brave New World

    Nicenet Post As for all rhetorical questions, this one is also very hard to answer. For this question, I will not directly state my opinion. Instead, I will bring up various point of views to enforce your own way of thinking. Mustapha Mond has a decent knowledge of what they would so call the “past.” He had brought up a very interesting point of art and beauty, and why it was sacrificed for stability. As

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    Submitted: December 20, 2009 By: Venidikt