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  • The Cold War

    The Cold War

    Darren Phothiraj The Cold War The Cold War is the term used to describe the rivalry between to United States and the Soviet Union. The war started on September 2, 1945 and ended in December 26, 1991. There were many negative results that the war created. Such as, the Korean

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    Essay Length: 654 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2011
  • The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The colonists had a highly developed sense of identity and unity as Americans by the eve of the revolution, but it took longer to attain colonial unity than a distinct identity. Many of the colonies were envious or suspicious of each other, which delayed colonial unity. These small barriers were

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    Essay Length: 769 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2011
  • The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The Colonists - Sense of Identity and Unity

    The colonists had a highly developed sense of identity and unity as Americans by the eve of the revolution, but it took longer to attain colonial unity than a distinct identity. Many of the colonies were envious or suspicious of each other, which delayed colonial unity. These small barriers were

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    Essay Length: 769 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 22, 2011
  • The Columbian Exchange

    The Columbian Exchange

    Robin GILZO History 1301 The Columbian Exchange Christopher Columbus's discovery of the Caribbean led to the discovery of a sea bridge connecting the eastern and western hemispheres, which led to the eventual discover of the New World. Around 1492 Europeans began to trade technological ideas, agriculture products, slave labor, and

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    Essay Length: 799 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2012
  • The Computer Has It Done More Harm Than Good for the American Child

    The Computer Has It Done More Harm Than Good for the American Child

    Since the evolution of technology, there have been many advances in phones, television, and most of all computers. They have all done very good for this generation and generations to come, but there is also a lot of harm that comes with all of these advances in technology, especially computers.

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    Essay Length: 1,185 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2011
  • The Concept of Feminism

    The Concept of Feminism

    Assignment Term Paper Deadline June 31, 2011 Points - The concept of feminism. Points to be considered: ΓΌ Women were, for a long time isolated; they were not allowed to participate in politics or business- there main purpose was to take care of their family members. Now, its a new

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    Essay Length: 263 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 3, 2011
  • The Constitution

    The Constitution

    The Constitution Our Constitution is the supreme law of the United States. The Constitution is the framework for the organization of the United States government and for the relationship of the federal government with the states, citizens and all people within the United States. The Constitution is said to have

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    Essay Length: 804 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2011
  • The Constitution Case

    The Constitution Case

    I chose to write about why the Constitution was created. To me this is an important aspect of history because even today we still use this as a basis for maintaining laws and rights. Written in 1787 and ratified in 1789 the Constitution is mainly a guideline we use to

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    Essay Length: 1,014 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 5, 2012
  • The Constitution Case

    The Constitution Case

    During the 1780's and the 1790's two groups with differing ideologies, the anti federalists and the federalist, fought over whether The Constitution should be ratified. The two group's backgrounds helped shape The Constitution and led to many of the ideologies from the articles of confederation being included in The Constitution.

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    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2012
  • The Constitution of the United States of America

    The Constitution of the United States of America

    The Constitution of the United States of America The Constitution of the United States is the seven articles that are the framework of our government and was created to ensure the rights and responsibilities of all citizens. The Constitution has been described as a living, breathing document since it is

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    Essay Length: 2,835 Words / 12 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2012
  • The Constitutional Amendment Process

    The Constitutional Amendment Process

    The Constitutional Amendment Process The authority to amend the Constitution of the United States is derived from Article V of the Constitution. After Congress proposes an amendment, the Archivist of the United States, who heads the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), is charged with responsibility for administering the ratification

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    Essay Length: 695 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2012
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis was mainly started by two countries in 1962, one of them the USSR (Russia) and the other being the USA. A Soviet leader, Nikita Khrushchev, was worried about the fact that the US had nuclear missiles only 150 miles away in Turkey, short work for a

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    Essay Length: 1,739 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2012
  • The Danger of Corruption for Some Law Enforcement Authority Holders

    The Danger of Corruption for Some Law Enforcement Authority Holders

    The danger of corruption for some law enforcement authority holders is that it may invert the formal goals of the organization and may lead to the use of organizational power to encourage and create crime rather than to deter it" (Sherman 1978: p 31). Police corruption falls into two major

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    Essay Length: 1,376 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2011
  • The Dangers of Urban Sprawl

    The Dangers of Urban Sprawl

    Often recognized for its popular association with the "American Dream", Urban Sprawl actually represents one of the greatest cumulative threats to the Earth's environment. Urban Sprawl is the growth and expansion of urban cities into more rural areas, which results in a more spread-out society, and less dense overall population,

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    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2012
  • The Debt Ceiling Crisis - a Political Debate

    The Debt Ceiling Crisis - a Political Debate

    The Debt Ceiling Crisis: A Political Debate The American government, whose bright history, inspired by ideals such as liberty, equality, and democracy, now faces a serious fiscal obstacle. The United States must increase its debt ceiling in order to avoid default, be able to pay government bills, and its investors.

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    Essay Length: 2,524 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2011
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    Genesis Soto Roque American Government 3RD Block 9/27/11 On July 4th 1776, The Declaration of Independence was finally written, voted on and signed to establish liberty in America. Before and after this document was created, there was a journey and war for freedom called the American Revolution. The American Revolution

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    Essay Length: 575 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2011
  • The Defict

    The Defict

    The Deficit The issue of the deficit and budget has taken over the headline news. Many are saying if we don't curb our spending our children will suffer in the future. The main reason our spending is out of control is our government has spent an outrageous amount of money

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    Essay Length: 2,060 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2012
  • The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen

    The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen

    The story "The Demon lover" by Elizabeth Bowen can represent both a ghost and pshychological drama story. Mentally the story is a pshycholigical drama. It is filled with many delusions of past memories that still haunted Mrs. Kathleen Drover. She confuses herself between World War II with World War I

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    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2011
  • The Devils Playground

    The Devils Playground

    The Devils Playground was a very interesting movie. Though I already have watched it sophomore year in Sociology, I was reminded about all of the neat things that I learned from that movie. The movie really taught me about the Amish ways of life and how they view the "English".

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    Essay Length: 465 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2012
  • The Difference Between Economics and Politics

    The Difference Between Economics and Politics

    Economics is the science that deals with goods and services and the welfare of humankind, while politics, on the other hand, is the science of running governmental affairs. Nonetheless, over the years there has been a strong and obvious relationship between economics and politics. Economic theories serve as the platform

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2013
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