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  • Philippine National Flag

    Philippine National Flag

    June 12, 1898, General Emilio Aguinaldo, the first president of the Republic of the Philippines, proclaimed the Independence of the Philippines in the presence of the public at Cavite el Viejo (Kawit) from the colonization of the Spaniards for three hundred and thirty-three years. Marcela Agoncillo made the flag of

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    Essay Length: 710 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2012
  • Philippine Revolution and Society by Amado Guerrero

    Philippine Revolution and Society by Amado Guerrero

    In exchange for the Philippine raw materials, U.S. finished goods were imported free of tariff duties under the Payne-Aldrich Act of 1909. In 1913, quota limitations on Philippine raw materials exported to the United States were completely lifted. The free trade between these two types of commodities perpetuated the colonial

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    Essay Length: 1,705 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: October 12, 2011
  • Photography Essay - Fashion and Portraiture

    Photography Essay - Fashion and Portraiture

    Evaluate 2 photographers: Fashion and Portraiture, using examples, reference to historical and cultural reference. «Feminity through the lense». How do we define femininity? Is there a type of women we can mark as feminine and beautiful, or is there a culture, or an age limit? Recently all women have been

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    Essay Length: 884 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 16, 2011
  • Piper Alpha

    Piper Alpha

    Abstract The explosion accident that occurred on board the offshore platform Piper Alpha in July 1988, it killed 165 people and cost billions of dollars in property damage. It was caused by a massive fire, which was not the result of an unpredictable accident but caused by accumulation of errors

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    Essay Length: 2,643 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • Pizarro and the Massacre of the Inca Civilization

    Pizarro and the Massacre of the Inca Civilization

    Pizarro and the Massacre of the Inca Civilization Part I: Introduction The Inca Empire was the biggest realm in pre-Columbian America. The regulatory, political and military focal point of the domain was situated in Cusco in advanced Peru. The Inca human progress emerged from the good countries of Peru at

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    Essay Length: 1,242 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2018
  • Plato

    Plato

    Vladyslav Dyenyezhka Vladyslav Dyenyezhka Reaction Paper #1 PHIL-100 02/25/14 In the Crito Socrates insists that he must respect and obey the laws of Athens even after he had been sentenced to death. Socrates, in his usual way of doing things, provides arguments that support his choice to obey a legal

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    Essay Length: 1,512 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2015
  • Plato and Cicero; Comparison of Views on Government

    Plato and Cicero; Comparison of Views on Government

    Plato and Cicero; Comparison of Views on Government Christopher Columbus was the first man to courageously sale across the ocean and discover what is now North America. He did this in a time where people questioned the contour of the Earth. His voyage achieved great heights for his era because

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    Essay Length: 1,909 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: October 1, 2012
  • Playing with Fire

    Playing with Fire

    Playing with fire It's interesting to see how humans learn from the time they are babies. We have a way of learning things that is set for us to never forget the lesson. One example is that when you are a baby you touch something hot such as fire and

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    Essay Length: 1,294 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: September 3, 2011
  • Poem

    Poem

    My life is gangsta gang gangsta becaaaause when your 15 there are no boundaries , lifes what you make it , i hope you have the time of your life . theres no one to let you down except your friends . all we want is a sensual seduction. And

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    Essay Length: 414 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2011
  • Poem Case

    Poem Case

    The two poems are very powerful describing how different race went through during that time period. For example, "White Man's Burden" can be classification for imperialism that justified the policy as a noble enterprise. "The Black Man's Burden" was basically about how they had to carry a way of life

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    Essay Length: 431 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 22, 2012
  • Political and Social Changes in the Late Eighteenth Century

    Political and Social Changes in the Late Eighteenth Century

    WHO October 8, 2012 Political and Social changes in the Late Eighteenth Century Life in the eighteenth century was ruled by monarchies, peasant society and lack of human rights. The economic condition was adverse, with no technology advancements, lack of freedom and large division of classes. Due to the bad

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    Essay Length: 1,208 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 28, 2013
  • Political Science

    Political Science

    News media plays a very significant role in helping a democracy to function properly. It helps keep our democracy strong and informed on various different things. Media keeps us informed on things that happen all over the world, whether it's political, social or economy wise. It helps us to see

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    Essay Length: 780 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: October 11, 2011
  • Politics of New Zealand

    Politics of New Zealand

    Politics of New Zealand The politics of New Zealand take place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic monarchy. The basic system is closely patterned on that of the Westminster System, although a number of significant modifications have been made. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who

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    Essay Length: 1,143 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2012
  • Popular Protest and Politics - Chartism

    Popular Protest and Politics - Chartism

    Popular Protest and Politics - Chartism Chartism is a campaign which came together in 1838 through the growing positive response of the People's Charter (1837). Although originally written by middle class, radical, political thinkers, Chartism became increasingly popular with the working class which is how many riots and protests aroused.

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    Submitted: December 8, 2013
  • Populist Platform of 1892

    Populist Platform of 1892

    Week 3: 1. Describe the Populist platform of 1892 and the future it envisioned for America. How did the Populists hope to achieve their goals? Populists tired of freight rate charged by railroad companies, excessive interest rates by banks, and the fiscal policies of govt that reduced the supply of

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    Essay Length: 1,011 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2011
  • Portuguese: A Rising Language

    Portuguese: A Rising Language

    Portuguese: A Rising Language Language is the connection between people. No matter how far apart, languages have the potential to bring people from all around the world together. Languages have been around from the earliest years of man, and have transformed greatly through semantics and phonology. Languages have also allowed

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    Essay Length: 1,749 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2011
  • Pos 110 - Checkpoint: The Impact of The Supreme Court

    Pos 110 - Checkpoint: The Impact of The Supreme Court

    Name Date POS 110 Checkpoint: The Impact of the Supreme Court The case being discussed is the case of Marbury vs. Madison. The impact of this case is truly significant mainly because of its outcome. During the end of John Adams' presidency, he made many federal appointments and one of

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    Essay Length: 319 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 20, 2011
  • Positive and Negative Effects of Technology

    Positive and Negative Effects of Technology

    As modernization approaches, ancient people tries to invent a particular tool for their work to be much effortless than before. There the wheel was invented way back 4000 B.C. which revolutionized activities such as transportation, war, and the production of pottery. Later on, simple machines were created during the Medieval

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    Submitted: May 11, 2011
  • Postcolonial Sally Morgan

    Postcolonial Sally Morgan

    Define postcolonialism While "colonialism" can be defined as a political, economic, and social formation involving the conquest and control of foreign territories by various European powers. Postcolonialism can be defined as a term coined to describe the issues which followed colonialism. Everyone knows approximately what the term means, which is

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    Submitted: June 20, 2012
  • Poverty in Europe Dbq

    Poverty in Europe Dbq

    Poverty in Europe DBQ Between the years of 1450 to 1700, was a time of change, a time of rebirth, a time of poverty in Europe. The majority of people, to be exact, 80% of the population had to survive on the minimum amount of food and shelter to sustain

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    Submitted: April 18, 2016
  • Praxiteles Case Study

    Praxiteles Case Study

    Praxiteles ca. 400-330 BC I have yet to read a piece written on the ancient Greek sculpture Praxiteles that doesn't define him as the most famous sculptor of Greek culture. His career is known to spend from 370 to 340 B.C. Praxiteles being that of a famous sculptor we know

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    Essay Length: 836 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2013
  • Pre-Colonial Period (up to 1773)

    Pre-Colonial Period (up to 1773)

    The citizens of the Indus Valley civilisation, a permanent settlement that flourished between 2800 BC and 1800 BC, practiced agriculture, domesticated animals, used uniform weights and measures, made tools and weapons, and traded with other cities. Evidence of well-planned streets, a drainage system and water supply reveals their knowledge of

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    Essay Length: 412 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 6, 2011
  • Pre-Colonial Religion and Folk Catholicism in the Philippines

    Pre-Colonial Religion and Folk Catholicism in the Philippines

    Pre-colonial Religion and Folk Catholicism It is amazing how manuscripts and historical evidence from centuries back constantly go under the microscope, as modern-day historians try to piece together the facts, reinterpreting history and making connections from historical facts that never seemed to be connected in the first place. This cycle

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    Essay Length: 1,580 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: October 2, 2012
  • Pre-Lab: Experiment

    Pre-Lab: Experiment

    Pre-Lab: Experiment three allowed us to use scientific methods to identify the unknown component in the drug Panacetin. According to our lab book, diagram 3.1, indicates that phenacetin and acetaminophen soluble in boiling water, and insoluble in cold water. Which tells that recrystallization can be used to determine the unknown

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    Essay Length: 480 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2011
  • Pre-Modern Faith: Manipulative Yet Necessary

    Pre-Modern Faith: Manipulative Yet Necessary

    Pre-Modern Faith: Manipulative yet Necessary Religious belief has always been one of, if not, the major driving influence on the lives of the majority of the world’s people. Whether it be through the animistic belief system of all physical objects possessing a spirit, Shintoism and its millions of kami (spiritual

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    Submitted: September 22, 2015
  • President John F Kennedy Case

    President John F Kennedy Case

    Early afternoon air welcomed President John F Kennedy as he rode in his open limo through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. He was campaigning in Texas and was expected to speak at a luncheon with civic and business leaders. Crowds cheered on as he took a 120 degree turn into Elm

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    Essay Length: 684 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 18, 2013
  • Primary and Secondary Courses

    Primary and Secondary Courses

    <!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd"> <html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en-us" xml:lang="en-us" dir="ltr"> <head> <!-- WAF='1',HPE='1' --> <title>SmartFriend Services | HP® Official Site</title> <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" /> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> <meta http-equiv="Content-Style-Type" content="text/css" /> <meta http-equiv="Content-Script-Type" content="text/javascript" /> <link href="/us/en/images/i/hpi/header-footer/caas-hf-v3.2/hpi-favicon.ico" type="image/ico" rel="shortcut icon"/> <link href="http://www.www8-hp.com/us/en/images/i/favicon.png" type="image/png" rel="apple-touch-icon"/>

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    Submitted: August 18, 2016
  • Primary Vs. Secondary Sources

    Primary Vs. Secondary Sources

    Primary and secondary sources are both valuable in learning about history, however, I would reason secondary sources to be more useful in learning about the past. I understand that historians need primary sources to create secondary sources, however, primary sources are very limited to the author's ability to write and

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    Essay Length: 756 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: August 3, 2012
  • Primo Levi Survival in Auschwitz

    Primo Levi Survival in Auschwitz

    Hannah Senesh was a very bright girl and brave young girl. She left her mother to go to Palestine during the beginning stages of the war, I don't know if I would have been able to leave my mother while there was a war going on especially knowing that her

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    Essay Length: 652 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 24, 2011
  • Priorirties

    Priorirties

    Priorities In order to be successful as a GCU student, prioritizing is very important. I am able to prioritize my time by following a preset schedule for my study time and my personal time. A timed managed schedule takes away all the stresses of the day so you can focus

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    Essay Length: 274 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 18, 2011
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