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  • The World Is a Circus ; Ghost Boy

    The World Is a Circus ; Ghost Boy

    Prejudice is an issue that cannot be easily avoided in today’s society. It has and always will have a huge impact on the discrimination that some people face based on religion, appearance, background, mental/physical disabilities and etc. In the novel Ghost Boy, written by Ian Lawrence, prejudice plays an important role in the society built within the pages and cover of the book. Harold Kline, the fourteen year old protagonist of the novel, faces many

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Jack
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    The Civil War:(The Crisis of War) Why did the Civil War occur? The Civil War was a crisis of growth. In less than three quarters of a century, thirteen old British colonies created a nation with a powerful economy. The young U.S profited from their colonial past as well as the land which procured immense amount of resources and possibilities. The history of the U.S from 1789 to 1865 showed problems of men and resources

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Vika
  • Grant - Generalship During the Civil War

    Grant - Generalship During the Civil War

    Unlike his generalship during the Civil War, Grant's presidency has earned him few admirers among historians. The numerous scandals that took place during his two terms in office, and the Panic of 1873 which wrecked havoc on the country's economy during his second term, have generally diminished history's view of Grant's presidency. His consistently strong stewardship of the difficult task of Reconstruction, including his upholding of the laws which enabled Blacks to vote and hold

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Women During the Civil War

    Women During the Civil War

    Women During the Civil War “ ‘I want something to do…’ ‘Write a book,’ Qouth the author of my being. ‘Don’t know enough, sir. First live, then write.’ ‘Try teaching again,’ suggested my mother. ‘No thank you, ma’am, ten years of that is enough.’ ‘Take a husband like my Darby, and fulfill your mission,’ said sister Joan. ‘Can’t afford expensive luxuries, Mrs. Coobiddy.’ ‘Go nurse the soldiers,’ said my young brother, Tom. ‘I will!’ (Harper

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: David
  • Democracy in the Arab World

    Democracy in the Arab World

    Introduction For years Americans and Arabs have done talks on democracy. For instance when President Clinton asked the Palestine leader Yasser Arafat to agree upon the Camp David peace plans that had been negotiated on July 2001, Arafat more and so answered with words that meant: “If I do what you ask, Hamas will take over tomorrow.” The Arab Saudi spokesperson, Prince Bandar bin Sultan, constantly reminded the American government if they push their government

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: July
  • The War on Drugs

    The War on Drugs

    The War on Drugs Perhaps Americans take what they have for granted and forget that there are other countries with problems. Why does America care about what is happening in other countries like Columbia, when they have their own problems with drugs? The Untied States of America has a rather large drug trafficking problem but compared to Columbia it is fairly small. To help Columbia solve their problem the U.S. senate has decided to send

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    Essay Length: 1,208 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • War Movies

    War Movies

    In both Saving Private Ryan and The Thin Red Line, a recurring theme appeared to be the impact of war on the common soldier. Through a variety of different scenarios, the viewer is exposed to the daily hardships that one must endure while in battle. The soldiers are continuously walking a fine line between life and death, and their morale and tenacity does not escape unscathed. The opening scene in Saving Private Ryan was very

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Janna
  • A World of Freedom with Chains Attached

    A World of Freedom with Chains Attached

    Everyone has heard of the Internet and how it is going to help set the world free. The Internet is the fastest growing form of communication and is becoming more and more commonplace in the average American home. Companies these days do big business over the Internet, and online shopping has grown tremendously in the last few years. For instance, the online auction site eBay sells millions of items every year online. Many companies are

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Edward
  • The Trojan War

    The Trojan War

    World History 6 October 2004 The Trojan War The city of Troy, now known as Turkey, was believed to had a great war with Greece. Major sources of this war include historical evidence and depictions through the epic poem The Iliad, written by Homer. While visiting Greece to request the return of a Trojan Princess, Prince of Troy Paris falls in love with the Spartan Princess, Helen. Because of their love for each other Paris

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Monika
  • What Does It Take to Compete in a Flat World?

    What Does It Take to Compete in a Flat World?

    What Does It Take to Compete in a Flat World? Published: October 31, 2007 in Knowledge@Wharton When Thomas Friedman wrote his popular book, The World Is Flat, one of its central arguments was that geography might soon become history. The proliferation of information technology and telecommunications networks has integrated the world in ways that were unimaginable in the past -- and this has transformed how companies produce and distribute products and services. One result of

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A World Lit only by Fire Study Guide

    A World Lit only by Fire Study Guide

    A World Lit Only By Fire Summer Reading Test Section 1: The Medieval Mind 1. Whose country was described as "the back of a horse?" The Huns' country 2. Who declared he was "above grammar?" Sigismund 3. Who invaded Rome in A.D. 410? The Visigoths under the leadership of Alaric 4. Who was the last Roman emperor of the west? Romulus Augustulus 5. What were the serfs' basic agricultural tools? Picks, forks, spades, rakes, scythes,

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • The Wonderful World of Chemical Reactions

    The Wonderful World of Chemical Reactions

    There are many types of chemical reactions, five general ones of which I will be describing. Chemical changes are a result of chemical reactions. All chemical reactions involve a change in substances and a change in energy. Neither matter nor energy is created or destroyed in a chemical reaction, only changed. There are so many chemical reactions that it is helpful to classify them into 5 general types, which include the following: synthesis, combustion, decomposition,

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Mikki
  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War

    It all started in 14 when there was a struggle for land ownership in the newly founded Americas between the French and the British. The feud was so great it lead into the French and Indian War. This nine year struddle finally came to a close in 1763. The war had altered every aspect of life in the American colonies and the European countries who ruled them. The French and Indian War greatly altered all

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: July
  • The Civil War

    The Civil War

    In the Civil War the North had many advantages over the South. The South was outnumbered, out supplied, and pushed into a corner using military tactics. Many things changed because of the Civil War. The military tactics used by the North changed how war was fought from then on. Many changes were made politically; some were only temporary, while others were permanent. After the war was over, the country was reunited and the image of

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Vika
  • Trojan War by Bernard Evslin

    Trojan War by Bernard Evslin

    In the book The Trojan War, by Bernard Evslin, Ulysses and Agamemnon both contribute to the Greek’s victory. Many considered Ulysses to be the real brains behind the Greek forces. Although Agamemnon was the leader of the Greeks, many would say he was not a good one. Even though Agamemnon did some good deeds during the war, many of his actions caused problems, and Ulysses often had to come to his rescue. With Ulysses

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: David
  • Why We Never Have to Worry About World Peace

    Why We Never Have to Worry About World Peace

    Why we Never Have to Worry About World Peace World Peace is something that will never happen. Too many countries have too much military power and don't want to give in to any other country. War is something that the world is going to have to deal with because there has been very few years over the history of the world that have been war free. Like one quote by an unknown author says,

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: July
  • Korean War

    Korean War

    After the conclusion of Korean War in 1953 the North and the South became hostile to each other. During this period of confrontation which lasted till the seventies Beijing emerged as North Korea's closest ally. But, especially after the Sino-Soviet split Moscow competed for influence by providing arms to the Kim Il Sung regime. The United States felt concerned about the dangers of war damaging its key Asian ally Japan and encouraged South Korea to

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: regina
  • The World of Dreams

    The World of Dreams

    Introduction We are about enter into mysterious and fascinating world of dreams where the rules of reality do not apply. I hope that this research of the world of dreaming will help everybody to understand the sense of the dreams, the key to unlocking and interpreting the meanings of your dreams. We realize that all dreams are unique. No other individual can have the same background, the same emtions, or the same experiences. Every dream

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Vika
  • Davos World

    Davos World

    Davos World 1. What is the gist of the scenario? - Base on a letter presented from the head of the world economic forum to a former US Federal Reserve chairman about the current situation of globalization in the year 2020. - The letter basically talks about how China, India and other Asian nations are at the core or forefront of economic leadership. - China, India and other countries in Asia, if they keep developing

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    Essay Length: 842 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Wwii & Star Wars

    Wwii & Star Wars

    In the movie, written by George Lucas, Episode IV - A New Hope. There are many mythical, religious and spiritual symbols portrayed. The Jedi's believe in the Force, which is a religion of which they abide. The Force is the backbone of the Jedis and they turn to this when in trouble. The opposite of the Force is the "Dark Side of the Force." The Dark Side is lead by and evil Jedi named Darth

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Mike
  • Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, or Psychological?

    Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, or Psychological?

    Gulf War Syndrome: Is It Physiological, Or Psychological? What is Gulf War Syndrome (GWS)? Is it a debilitating physical condition because of a secret use of chemical and biological warfare from the Iraqis? Is it post-traumatic stress disorder that resulted from the Gulf War? Nobody really knows the truth behind GWS, but many people have given their expertise and opinions on what, if anything caused GWS. In Hystories: Hysterical Epidemics and Modern Media, written by

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Artur
  • The War on Drugs America

    The War on Drugs America

    The War on Drugs America It should be no secret that America has a serious and rapidly growing drug problem. According to a study conducted by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), about 12.7 million Americans have used some kind of illegal drug in the past month, and approximately 30 to 40 million people have altered their state of mind at least once in the past year (druglibrary.org). These startling facts should make your average straight-edged

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Why the World Needs Help

    Why the World Needs Help

    The year 2000 was a time of plague for the South African town of Ndumo, on the border of Mozambique. That March, while the world was focused on AIDS, more than 7,000 people came to the local health clinic with malaria. The South African Defense Force was called in, and soldiers set up tents outside the clinic to treat the sick. At the district hospital 30 miles away in Mosvold, the wards filled with patients

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: regina
  • Isreal and the War on Terror

    Isreal and the War on Terror

    Fear is one of the worst things a person could live with in their life. Fear of heights, fear of drowning or fear of mice. Imagine the fear of being injured or killed walking down the street, picking up the newspaper or shopping at a mall. This is what most Israeli citizens must live with everyday of their life, the fear of death. Israeli citizens are left to wonder whether they will face suicide bombings,

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Jack
  • War on Drugs

    War on Drugs

    The first American anti-drug law was an 18 San Francisco ordinance which outlawed the smoking of opium in opium dens. It was passed because of the fear that Chinese men were luring white women to their "ruin" in opium dens. "Ruin" was defined as associating with Chinese men. It was followed by other similar laws, including Federal laws in which trafficking in opium was forbidden to anyone of Chinese origin, and restrictions on the importation

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    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Steve

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