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  • The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War Prior to the war in Vietnam, Americans were enjoying post-war prosperity with the acquisiton of homes and new home conveniences such as dishwashers and televisions. They were comfortable, relatively affluent, and becoming quite complacent while living the American dream. The youth of the 1960's are responsible for

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    Essay Length: 703 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2011
  • The Voting Rights Act

    The Voting Rights Act

    The Voting Rights Act In the century following reconstruction blacks in the south faced devastating obstacles to voting. Despite the 15th and 19th amendments to the U.S. constitution, which had enfranchised black men and women, southern voter registration boards used poll taxes, literacy tests, and other bureaucratic impediments to reject

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    Essay Length: 312 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 29, 2011
  • The Voyages of the Explorers to the New World, Misunderstood Motivations

    The Voyages of the Explorers to the New World, Misunderstood Motivations

    The voyages of the explorers to the New World, misunderstood motivations I have neither given nor received help on this work, nor am I aware of any infraction of the Honor Code. Date: Signature: Although it is said that Norse sailors were the first people to start the American colonization

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    Submitted: February 14, 2017
  • The War of Independence - French and Indian War

    The War of Independence - French and Indian War

    The Seven Years War was an extension within the colonies, known as the French and Indian War. The war was betwwen the French and British, over the struggle for power of the colony's wealth and territory. The war was technically undeclared until a year and a half later when General

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    Essay Length: 1,908 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: September 28, 2011
  • The War Photo No one Would Publish

    The War Photo No one Would Publish

    In “The War Photo No One Would Publish,” Torie Rose Deghett addresses the challenges of wartime photography during the Gulf War. Her argument was that more Americans would empathize with the Iraqi people if the photo taken by Kenneth Jarecke of an “incinerated” soldier was published. The photo continued to

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    Essay Length: 2,704 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Thematic Essay

    Thematic Essay

    Throughout United States history, Supreme Court decisions have addressed the issue of the constitutional rights of various groups. These decisions have limited the rights of members of these groups. The rights of individuals has consistently been the focus of many judicial cases. The ability of the Supreme Court to interpret

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    Essay Length: 613 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2012
  • Theodore Roosevelt - Dog or Cat Tendencies

    Theodore Roosevelt - Dog or Cat Tendencies

    Theodore Roosevelt had “cat” and “dog” tendencies, and historians have always wondered what he truly was. He was both, as what he did during his presidency shows. Roosevelt was an immigration “cat” with his racist views and poor handling of a riot, among other things. Although, he was a “dog”

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    Submitted: May 30, 2018
  • This Is Me

    This Is Me

    me is good. Specific Instructions:  The student should aim to write an essay of about 400 words (±50) on the topic.  All answers must be typed in Times New Roman font size 12, with single spacing, and 1- inch margins.  Remember to fill in the following details

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    Essay Length: 841 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 12, 2011
  • Thomas Paine, Rights of Man

    Thomas Paine, Rights of Man

    “Thomas Pain, Rights of Man” By Gwyneth Jones Thomas Paine, the author of Rights of Man, was a young man from England who I believe was very drawn to conflict and also very passionate about the sides he took. In England, it is said that he was fired from most

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    Submitted: October 25, 2015
  • Threat of online Publications to the Traditional Publishing Industry

    Threat of online Publications to the Traditional Publishing Industry

    he Threat of Online Publications to the Traditional Publishing Industry The aggregate demand of published material, both online and offline, is a fixed number. Publishers in today's mass media market face fierce competition; each customer that an online publisher wins comes at the expense of its offline counterpart. To illustrate,

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    Essay Length: 2,100 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: June 30, 2011
  • Through African Eyes

    Through African Eyes

    Raine Fina Period, 5 Through African Eyes “One individual can begin a movement that turns the tide of history.” African empires, kingdoms, and cities achieved many great things before the arrival of Europeans. In the fifteenth and sixteenth century Africans had developed advanced civilizations, and also came triumphantly wealthy with

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    Essay Length: 780 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2016
  • Thurgood Marshall Case

    Thurgood Marshall Case

    I was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 2, 1908, I was the grandson of a slave. I got in trouble a lot as a child and had to go to school where my mother taught. After completing high school in 1925, I followed my brother, William Aubrey Marshall, at

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    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2012
  • Titanic Case

    Titanic Case

    The Titanic is a movie about a 101 year old woman telling her miraculous story of sailing on the "unsinkable" titanic and falling in love during the tragic events that took place in 1912. Her name is Rose and she was a passenger on the Titanic along with Jack. Rose

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    Submitted: May 23, 2013
  • To Kill a Mockingbird Essay: Book Vs. Movie

    To Kill a Mockingbird Essay: Book Vs. Movie

    To Kill a Mockingbird Essay: Book vs. Movie When it comes to the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee the movie and the novel vary greatly. The main reason why the book and the movie are so different is because the movie omitted many parts of the book.

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    Essay Length: 751 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 10, 2012
  • To See or Not to See

    To See or Not to See

    Contacts or glasses To see or not to see ENG 121 Deborah Cunningham To see or not to see The song lyrics of Johnny Nash (1972) "I can see clearly now, the rain is gone, I can see all obstacles in my way." (www.stlyrics.com/lyrics/hardertheycome/icanseeclearlynow.htm) Those lyrics take on a different

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    Essay Length: 690 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 11, 2012
  • To the People of the State of New York

    To the People of the State of New York

    To the People of the State of New York: It is to my knowledge that our present government needs a lot of improvement including the Articles of Confederation. I am urging each and every one of You to please accept the Constitution that I am proposing to get ratified. The

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    Essay Length: 365 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 17, 2011
  • To What Extent Did Government Intervention Solve the Problems Brought About by the Great Depression?

    To What Extent Did Government Intervention Solve the Problems Brought About by the Great Depression?

    Government intervention did little to cure the depression however did relieve some of the problems. President hoover's attempts to solve the problems brought by the depression can be said to be "too little to late." President Roosevelt's did not cure the depression however through his "New Deal" he was able

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    Essay Length: 1,049 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2014
  • To What Extent Did Government Intervention Solve the Problems Brought About by the Great Depression?

    To What Extent Did Government Intervention Solve the Problems Brought About by the Great Depression?

    Government intervention did little to cure the depression however did relieve some of the problems. President hoover's attempts to solve the problems brought by the depression can be said to be "too little to late." President Roosevelt's did not cure the depression however through his "New Deal" he was able

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    Submitted: January 5, 2014
  • To What Extent Did Us Economically, Morally and Politically Justified in Entering the First World War with Germany?

    To What Extent Did Us Economically, Morally and Politically Justified in Entering the First World War with Germany?

    United States was completely justified in entering the war with Germany. They had people who planned it for the war, had people ready for it, and had Americans who went to war for rights, many people who got forced to go. Moral reasons were not our only motives for entering

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    Essay Length: 535 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2011
  • To What Extent Did Us Foreign Policy Achieve Its Aims in 1919-1941

    To What Extent Did Us Foreign Policy Achieve Its Aims in 1919-1941

    To what extent did US foreign policy achieve its aims in 1919-1941? The aims of US foreign policy in 1919-1941 were; to avoid the socialist/communist influence that was spreading in Europe, to protect US industries from overseas competition, and to avoid non-beneficial wars. Immigration policies and reaction to the Red

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    Essay Length: 915 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2013
  • To What Extent Had the Colonists Developed a Sense of Their Identity and Unity as Americans by the Eve of the Rev.

    To What Extent Had the Colonists Developed a Sense of Their Identity and Unity as Americans by the Eve of the Rev.

    The American Revolution was a product of years of mounting grievances that culminated in an uncontrollable situation. From the outset, the Colonists system of beliefs was contrary to the English. Living an ocean apart allowed for these grievances to be put aside temporarily. However, as the situation grew to be

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    Essay Length: 679 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2011
  • To What Extent Was the Gunpowder Plot a Conspiracy?

    To What Extent Was the Gunpowder Plot a Conspiracy?

    To what extent was the gunpowder plot a protestant conspiracy ? James I came to the throne by when Elizabeth I died, she had no children but Mary the queen of scots had a son, and parliament were in favour of him coming to the throne as he was a

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    Submitted: September 28, 2017
  • To What Extent Was the Unites States Morally, Economically and Politically Justified in Entering the First World War Against Germany?

    To What Extent Was the Unites States Morally, Economically and Politically Justified in Entering the First World War Against Germany?

    The United States was completely justified in entering the war, first off there was the unrestricted submarine warfare that involved sinking passenger liners with american citizens on board, then there was the Zimmerman Note that stated that should Mexico declare war on the United States Germany would help Mexico regain

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2012
  • To What Extent Was Us Foreign Policy to Blame for the Cold War?

    To What Extent Was Us Foreign Policy to Blame for the Cold War?

    To What Extent was US Foreign Policy to blame for the Cold War? The Second World War drastically changed the global political landscape. The great European Empires had all but disappeared; shattered and bankrupted by arguably the biggest global conflict in history. What emerged from the ruins of the war

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    Essay Length: 1,887 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 7, 2013
  • Today's Generation

    Today's Generation

    Today's Generation If you had to define today's generation with one word, what would it be? We are the generation of so much, from 911 to Facebook. We go big and we are passionate. Some are sheltered and live in virtual reality, and some are out exploring and partying every

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    Essay Length: 770 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2011
  • Toni Morrison

    Toni Morrison

    It is not unusual for writers to use pseudonyms or for people to change their names however there are many out there who would be surprised to know that the author commonly known as Toni Morrison was actually born with another name. Toni Morrison's birth name is actually Chloe Anthony

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    Essay Length: 1,634 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 1, 2012
  • Top 10 Constitution Ranks on Usa

    Top 10 Constitution Ranks on Usa

    1. The signing of the declaration of independence. This document stated that the thirteen American colonies were no longer under British rule. At the time that this had been made the American colonies had been at war with great Brittan for over a year over unreasonable taxation and because the

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    Essay Length: 1,797 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2011
  • Torture Is It Right or Wrong

    Torture Is It Right or Wrong

    Torture Is it Right Or Wrong Since September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, a number of things have changed around the United States regarding how people view and feel about the rest of the world. The terrorist attacks opened many eyes because of the acts that were committed on that day

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    Essay Length: 2,186 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2012
  • Trade

    Trade

    U.S.--Sections 301-310 of the Trade Act of 1974 * EU argues that USTR can determine whether US rights have been denied even absent a DSB report. $ lost from such a violation cannot be compensated; Panel agrees, but recognizes that such a finding is not mandatory. * Panel: Under Art.

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    Essay Length: 560 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 21, 2011
  • Tragic Hero

    Tragic Hero

    TRAGIC HERO Oedipus is the perfect candidate for a tragic hero he is the king of Thebes one day and then the next day it all falls apart. According to Aristotle a Tragic hero "must be an influential man who makes an error in judgment and who must then suffer

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2012

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