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  • "events Shape People More Than People Shape Events." How Accurate Is This Statement in Relation to Bismarck?

    "events Shape People More Than People Shape Events." How Accurate Is This Statement in Relation to Bismarck?

    Events shape people, but people also shape events depending on the different circumstances they are faced with. Bismarck played an enormous role in national history and in the unification of Germany. The events Bismarck faced did shape his actions and decisions, but Bismarck's actions also helped in shaping events. A

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    Submitted: August 16, 2011
  • 'do as the Romans Do' - Are the Romans Ancestors to the Present-Day Spaniard?

    'do as the Romans Do' - Are the Romans Ancestors to the Present-Day Spaniard?

    'Do as the Romans do' - are the Romans ancestors to the present-day Spaniard? With 70.1% of present-day Spaniards identifying themselves as Roman Catholics (Centro de Investigaciones Sociológicas, 2011), it is logical to assume that Spanish society as a whole has its roots in Roman civilisation. While there is a

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    Essay Length: 2,135 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 20, 2013
  • 1789 French Revolution

    1789 French Revolution

    Traditionally, and throughout the feudal period, nobles had controlled government and wealth. As trade with Africa and the Americas increased, however, a new merchant class rose. As the new class became wealthier, they began to agitate for political power, eventually leading to conflicts such as the 1789 French Revolution. In

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    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2011
  • 1848 Habsburg Revolution - Causes

    1848 Habsburg Revolution - Causes

    CAUSES: 1. Overpopulation and agricultural crisis * 75% inhabitant lived in the countryside * Bad harvests 1845-7 2. Urbanisation * Migration of peasants to town - not enough work - unemployment 3. Nationalism * Nationalist movements among Italians, Hungarians and Czechs - different political aims.  Italians: full independent 

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    Submitted: May 14, 2011
  • 1920's Case

    1920's Case

    As I'm making the ham and eggs for the kids, I realize how grateful I am. I have the best husband and two great kids. I just turned twenty five yesterday. My name is MaryAnn Green, I usually go by Mary though. My husbands name is Jim, and my two

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    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2012
  • 1920's Fashion

    1920's Fashion

    II. Body (Fashion) A. According to History Magazine, The nation's wealth more than doubled between 1920 and 1929 and in within those years were many new social, cultural and political changes. One of those changes in particular was that of the American people's fashion. Women, men and even children started

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    Submitted: December 12, 2013
  • 1949 the Big Retreat

    1949 the Big Retreat

    Summary: The question we selected is from lecture 6, "My Life Story": History, Autobiography and Memory --- Design a museum exhibit recounting the history of a 'collective' (a social group, based on age, class, gender, or some other social grouping) and critically assess this representation of the past. We designed

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    Essay Length: 803 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2012
  • 19th Century European Imperialism

    19th Century European Imperialism

    Early European expansion was for the most part, an economic desire of the country to expand its territory and wealth. This new imperialism of the nineteenth-century was a race to control non-European claimed territories to prevent their competition from gaining any advantage. It was also the need to fuel their

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    Essay Length: 530 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2012
  • 2010 Haiti Earthquake

    2010 Haiti Earthquake

    2010 Haiti Earthquake In January of 2010, devastation struck the small country of Haiti. A recorded 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti hard and left its toll as the most powerful earthquake in 200 years. The earthquake caused massive damage to the buildings, left many people dead and injured, and there were

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    Submitted: December 8, 2011
  • 78ot

    78ot

    Describe a real or made up but realistic situation that could cause you or someone you know to have to use money from a financial reserve. (3-6 sentences. 2.0 points) jf3. 1. Describe a real or made up but realistic situation that could cause you or someone you know to

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    Essay Length: 775 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 26, 2015
  • 8th Amendment

    8th Amendment

    I. Introduction Imagine being hanged for a felony you committed, or being captured in a gas chamber suffering from the fumes because you were convicted for a crime and your sentence was the death penalty. These are the types of punishments that the 8th Amendment protects us from. As you

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    Essay Length: 3,893 Words / 16 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2011
  • 9/11 and Terrorism

    9/11 and Terrorism

    Terrorism poses a threat to the world. There are many possible implications of the "war on terror." Terrorism is the deliberate and systematic use of violence against civilians with the aim of advancing political, religious, or ideological causes. Terrorism has become a persistent feature of the globalized world. It has

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    Submitted: December 7, 2011
  • 911 Firefighter

    911 Firefighter

    911 Firefighter Today I will be talking about a person whose story of bravery, courage and survival on September 11, 2001 is inspiring. He was a firefighter for the nine eleven terrorist attack. His name is Joe Torrillo. He is a lieutenant firefighter. Considering all he endured, though, it's a

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    Submitted: October 28, 2013
  • A Book of Peace: A World of War - the Holy Koran's Connection to Islam

    A Book of Peace: A World of War - the Holy Koran's Connection to Islam

    A Book of Peace: A World of War The Holy Koran's Connection to Islam The Koran is a book of peace thrown to a wild race of murdering, vengeful tribes that populated the Arabian Peninsula. Its creation helped shape history of this region for millenniums to come. The Arabs had

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    Submitted: April 11, 2011
  • A Book Review: The Civil Rights Movement

    A Book Review: The Civil Rights Movement

    A Book Review: The Civil Rights Movement Analysis Of The Authors' Content. Student's Name Course Number (), Semester (), Class () Professor's Name April 23, 2011 Table Of Contents. 1.0 Introduction... 3 2.0 Content Analysis.................................................................3-6 3.0. Conclusion...........................................................................6 4.0 Works Cited.........................................................................7 1.0 Introduction. The Civil Rights Movement is a one-stop study

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    Essay Length: 1,279 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 14, 2012
  • A Brief History of the Human Rights Movement

    A Brief History of the Human Rights Movement

    A Brief History of the Human Rights Movement The concept of human rights has existed under several names in European thought for many centuries, at least since the time of King John of England. After the king violated a number of ancient laws and customs by which England had been

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    Essay Length: 2,118 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 25, 2011
  • A Comparative Study of French and British Decolonization

    A Comparative Study of French and British Decolonization

    At first, the tradition, at an ideological and institutional level, of The United Kingdom, the relationship between the Kingdom and the United States of America and also a better capacity of controlling the whole process and the nature of the elites they were confronting, gave the United Kingdom of Great

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    Essay Length: 457 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 9, 2011
  • A Comparison Study of Two Teams on Evaluating the Members Achievement on Goals and Objectives

    A Comparison Study of Two Teams on Evaluating the Members Achievement on Goals and Objectives

    Leadership and management may be considered differently in theory but in practice there may not be much of a difference. The functional issues are of the leader, the followers (subordinates) toward tasks and the behaviours to each other. The main player in an environment of workplace is the Manager or

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    Essay Length: 465 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 6, 2011
  • A Critical Analysis of Nigeria Defense Policy

    A Critical Analysis of Nigeria Defense Policy

    LAGOS STATE UNIVERSITY Department of History and International Studies A Critical Analysis of Nigeria Defense Policy Presented by Alex Ogunsan Introduction Generally, national defense policy determines how well a nation endures national and international challenges to her national interest. A strong and integrated national defense policy - one in which

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    Essay Length: 2,053 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2011
  • A Cultural View of the Republic of South Korea

    A Cultural View of the Republic of South Korea

    A cultural view of the Republic of South Korea Famous 19th century anthropologist Edward Tylor, defined culture as: "that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, law, morals, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society." This research will explore into the wealthy

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    Essay Length: 3,590 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: June 28, 2011

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