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  • The Different Views of Web Dubois and Booker T Washington

    The Different Views of Web Dubois and Booker T Washington

    The Different Views of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois Between the years of 1877 and 1915, Black Americans faced poverty, slavery, and discrimination. Many blacks, especially those living in the south, were uneducated and looked up to strong African-American figures in their community. Two notable leaders that stepped

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    Essay Length: 2,661 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

    The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

    Just before the beginning of World War II, on August 2, 1939, Albert Einstein wrote to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Einstein among several other scientists told Roosevelt of efforts in Nazi Germany to purify uranium-235 that potentially could be used to build an atomic bomb. Shortly after that the

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    Essay Length: 1,217 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 17, 2013
  • The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans

    The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans

    The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans Migrating through the new ice-free valleys to the edge of North America, 54 million people lived in the 'New World' by the time of European discovery in 1492. Tribes flourished in this new landscape and created a model for sophisticated society.

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    Essay Length: 905 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 10, 2011
  • The Effects on African Slaves on Plantations in the Americas

    The Effects on African Slaves on Plantations in the Americas

    Plantation slavery was instituted for economic gain for white plantation owners. The very act of owning another human being may have impacted on the masters, but on the slaves themselves the impact was devastating and long lasting, affecting every aspect of their lives. There is a huge amount of anecdotal

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    Essay Length: 2,350 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2011
  • The Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building:  FACTS: The Empire State Building was one of the first sky scraper in New York. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. An U.S. national historic landmark, it is a symbol of New York since it was completed in 1931. It

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    Essay Length: 423 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2011
  • The Environment Paper

    The Environment Paper

    The Environment Paper Within the 20th century, we had amongst us some really great poets, authors, writers, and editors. Each individual had their own opinion, belief and custom ways. Contained by, their political, social, physical, and moral view. For example, William Dean Howells (1837 - 1920) was an American author

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    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2012
  • The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002

    The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002

    The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 An Analysis and Report Zachary Stackhouse Political Science 101: Introduction October 24, 2011 Introduction On September 11th, 2001, The United States of America and the rest of the world stared and watched as

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    Essay Length: 1,448 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • The Evolution of the Internet

    The Evolution of the Internet

    The Evolution of the Internet The Internet has truly revolutionized the world. From its extremely humble beginnings to its rapid growth, nothing in perhaps the history of the world has brought so much information to the masses and has helped individuals communicate with others. While the Internet might seem simplistic

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    Essay Length: 1,558 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2011
  • The Female House Niggers

    The Female House Niggers

    "The Female House Niggers" This story was very intriguing as she starts the story on how black women have endured more than a cotton picking man in the fields of a scorching hot summer. The infidelity, torture, the master wives, and even including the sexuality and non-pure of the accusations

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 18, 2013
  • The Fictitious Line Between the Puritans and the Native Americans

    The Fictitious Line Between the Puritans and the Native Americans

    Gabrielle Burt American Literature Mr. Robert Nagel 3 June 2016 The Fictitious Line Between The Puritans and The Native Americans Macintosh HD:Users:gabrielleburt:Desktop:narragansett-hero-H.jpeg When I think of a captivity narrative, I think of a story about a person taken as a captive into a culture or civilization that has different beliefs,

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    Essay Length: 1,379 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2016
  • The First American Flag

    The First American Flag

    The First American Flag The American flag has been a symbol of our nation's strength and unity for more than 200 years. It has been a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. While today's flag is famous worldwide it all began with a flag created in 1776.

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    Essay Length: 474 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2012
  • The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths

    The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths

    The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths as the refer to themselves is a religious organization and is an off shoot of the Nation of Islam. However, just as muslims, they themselves do not describe their beliefs as a religion but simply as "a natural way of

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    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2011
  • The Five Points - Neighborhood in New York City

    The Five Points - Neighborhood in New York City

    The Five-Points The Five points was a neighborhood in New York City that was developed in the 1820s. It was famous slum in the middle of the intersection of Anthony, Orang, Mulberry, Cross and Little Water and the eastern corner of a public park called "Paradise Square. The name "Five

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    Essay Length: 872 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967

    The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967

    The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967 Newark is a fast-paced industrial city, known for being the largest city in the state of New Jersey and for holding the headquarters prominent businesses such as Prudential. In addition to Newark's greatness, however, comes a history of shame, discrimination, violence, and anarchy.

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    Essay Length: 5,198 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: June 21, 2011
  • The Four Freedoms

    The Four Freedoms

    Four Freedoms The reason the American desire to maintain the four freedoms changed the United States roll in the world because they wanted to keep the freedom of Americans safe. They were afraid that Germany was going to eventually come to America and try and take over. Because of that

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    Essay Length: 299 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 19, 2011
  • The Four Phase of the Sexual Response Cycle - Sexual Pain Disorders

    The Four Phase of the Sexual Response Cycle - Sexual Pain Disorders

    Describe the four categories of sexual dysfunctions and how they relate to the sexual response cycle. Pick one sexual dysfunction to explain in more detail, considering causes of such disorder and suggesting a treatment approach. In order for one to understand why sexual problems occur, one must understand the sexual

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    Essay Length: 382 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2011
  • The Freedom

    The Freedom

    more and they are free of responsibility. They want to change; they want their ideas heard and their situations realized. Unfortunately, they feel so beaten, that they resign themselves to never having their freedom. They lose the will to fight for their rights. Martin Luther King, Jr. said the oppressed

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    Essay Length: 284 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 29, 2012
  • The French and Indian War

    The French and Indian War

    Tara Flanagan Mr. Perez APUSH W3 October 24, 2012 FRQ 1 The French and Indian War, beginning in 1754, lasted seven long years and led to extreme tensions between Great Britain and the colonies. The French and Indian War began with the tensions between the colonists, Great Britain, and France

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    Essay Length: 1,548 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 14, 2012
  • The French Revolution - Turning Point

    The French Revolution - Turning Point

    Throughout written history, vast changes in social, political, and economic establishments have been sparked by extraordinary people or conditions. Often, these changes mark a turning point in the progress of civilization as new ideas are formed, new governments raised, or new discoveries put to use in the interest of progress.

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    Essay Length: 546 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 26, 2012
  • The Ghost Dance

    The Ghost Dance

    The American colony expanded quickly in the seventeenth century. They were determined to conquer and settle into the Western frontier territories. However, this was done even though the British Royal Proclamation of 1763 disallowed it. The Proclamation declared: ..And We do further declare it to be Our Royal Will and

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    Essay Length: 1,835 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: January 22, 2014
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