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  • Shang Dynasty

    Shang Dynasty

    Shang Dynasty Ruled in the Yellow River valley in the second millennium BC, following the Xia Dynasty and followed by the Zhou Dynasty Archaeological exertion at the Ruins of Yin, which was the last Shang capital, discovered eleven major Yin royal tombs and the foundations of palaces and ritual spots,

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    Essay Length: 1,179 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: May 8, 2012
  • Should the Doctrine of Consideration Be Abolished?

    Should the Doctrine of Consideration Be Abolished?

    Should the doctrine of consideration be abolished? Under common law, there can be no binding contract without consideration, which was defined in an 1875 the English court decision Currie v Misa as "some right, interest, profit or benefit accruing to the one party, or some forbearance, detriment, loss or responsibility

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    Essay Length: 5,547 Words / 23 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2012
  • Siddartha and His Journey to Enlightenment

    Siddartha and His Journey to Enlightenment

    Siddhartha and His Journey to Enlightenment Siddhartha is a novel set in ancient India. It follows the life of Siddhartha. Siddhartha is the Son of a Brahmin and a Brahmin himself. He is described as handsome, intelligent, and learned. He has mastered all the rituals of Hinduism and is expected

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    Essay Length: 1,910 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2012
  • Sierra Leone in the Year 1996

    Sierra Leone in the Year 1996

    SIERRA LEONE: IN THE YEAR 1996 " Not again"(Beah 202). Ishmael Beah and his friend Mohamed look at one another and say this just six months following Ishmael's return to Freeport, Sierra Leone, after attending a brief life-changing convention in New York City. Fighting has broken out on May

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    Essay Length: 666 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2011
  • Silk Road Case

    Silk Road Case

    The Silk Road or Silk Route was the ancient trade route linking China with the West. It carried silk and other goods between the great civilizations of Rome and China. The most global importance besides trade was probably the spread of ideas. Buddhism spread along the Silk Road. It originated

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    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2013
  • Similarities and Differences Between the Romans, Hellenistic Greece and Carthage

    Similarities and Differences Between the Romans, Hellenistic Greece and Carthage

    Similarities and Differences between the Romans, Hellenistic Greece and Carthage The Greek civilization and the Roman Empire both started out on the same principles, as city states. The unusual shape of its coast and mountains that ran through its territory separated the cities of Greece. On the other hand Rome

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    Essay Length: 1,846 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 1, 2011
  • Similarities of the Han Dynasty and the Rome Dynasty During Pax Romana

    Similarities of the Han Dynasty and the Rome Dynasty During Pax Romana

    During the time periods of the Pax Romana and Pax Sinica, the Han Dynasty was similar to the Rome dynasty in many ways, yet differed in areas as well. They both had extensive ways to trade (Silk Road for Han, and Roadways and Mediterranean for Rome), and they both facilitated

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    Essay Length: 1,182 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 21, 2012
  • Sinclair Case

    Sinclair Case

    Upton Sinclair changed the society in many ways. He wrote over 90 books focusing on the social injustices in the society. His most famous work is "The Jungle"(1906) which led to the passage of the Meat Inspection Act/Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. He also believed that socialism is

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    Essay Length: 278 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 25, 2012
  • Sir Robert Peel

    Sir Robert Peel

    Sir Robert Peel In this paper we will explore the impact of Sir Robert Peel on American policing and its history. In order to make a connection to Sir Robert Peel and modern policing we will have to take into account the nine principles of Peel which we will describe

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    Essay Length: 1,159 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2011
  • Slavery and European Colonial Economy

    Slavery and European Colonial Economy

    From 16th to 19th century, European colonial economy mostly depended on enslaved Africans. From simply being the laborers in the fields of inexperienced merchants in the new colony, the slaves became a commodity used for transactions. From political to economic changes that the trading countries experienced, the African captives played

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    Essay Length: 265 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 6, 2011
  • Slavery and Sectional Attitudes

    Slavery and Sectional Attitudes

    Slavery had been practiced in America for many years. By the 1840s the rapid expansion of cotton and the growing abolitionist movements sparked a great debate over slavery. Several northern Americans decided to perceive slavery as an evil, while southern Americans defended slavery as good. Both sides made arguments to

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    Essay Length: 473 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2013
  • Slavery and the Civil War

    Slavery and the Civil War

    Slavery was the primary conflict that led the United States into the civil war. Slavery was at the heart of the sectional standstill between the North and the South in 1860. All of the obstacles arising from slavery provoked the Southern states to secede, which in turn, led to the

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    Essay Length: 995 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: July 6, 2011
  • Slavism Case - Slavic Nationalists

    Slavism Case - Slavic Nationalists

    In the early nineteenth century, Slavic peoples from multiple empires in eastern and southern Europe began to pursue a movement to protect and organize Slavic culture. In 1848, this movement became more political. It gained a reputation and an attempt was made to unify all Slavic peoples. This movement became

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    Essay Length: 921 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 19, 2013
  • Sleep Apnea

    Sleep Apnea

    Sleep apnea is a serious sleep disorder that occurs when a person's breathing is interrupted during sleep. is any period of time where there is no breathing while asleep. Usually the time period is a minimum 10 seconds, when this happens the brain and the rest of the body may

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    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Smarter Measure Assessment

    Smarter Measure Assessment

    The Smarter Measure Assessment helps to assess college readiness skills, identifies resources to build academic skills, and to develop professional goals. Seven different assessments are embedded in the Smarter Measure report. These include life factors, personal attributes, learning styles, reading rate and recall, technical competency, technical knowledge, and typing speed

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    Essay Length: 374 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2012
  • Social Movements - Chicano and Chicana Civil Rights Movement

    Social Movements - Chicano and Chicana Civil Rights Movement

    Social Movements Chicano and Chicana civil rights movement Student's Name: Institution of Learning: Course Code: Instructor's Name: Date of Submission Social Movements Chicano and Chicana civil rights movement The Chicano and Chicana civil rights movement, also known as the El Movimiento in Spanish or Chicano Movement was mainly a social,

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    Essay Length: 1,511 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: June 14, 2013
  • Socio-Economic Ccot Essay

    Socio-Economic Ccot Essay

    From 1492 to 1750 immense social and economic transformations shook the world. These huge changes occurred as a result of new contacts among the Americas, Africa, and Western Europe. Starting in 1492, with the discovery of the "new world" by Christopher Columbus, the Americas began the process of immense social

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    Essay Length: 569 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2012
  • Sociology Case

    Sociology Case

    While all of these target populations are of the utmost importance unemployment has become a rising problem in Colorado and the United States. According to a poll by Gallup, 39% of Americans think that the most important problem facing the American people is unemployment. While the unemployment rate in Colorado

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    Essay Length: 777 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 16, 2012
  • Sociology Case

    Sociology Case

    Sociology Question: During slavery and colonialism, status in Caribbean society was largely ascribed. Explain why status determination is based more on achievement and less on ascription in contemporary Caribbean society. According to the Oxford Dictionary of Sociology, achievement is the successful accomplishment of, or performance in, a socially defined task

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    Essay Length: 449 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 19, 2012
  • Sociology Case

    Sociology Case

    I recently went on Spring Break with my family and my boyfriend to New York. I am known for showing excellent table manners and correcting others on how they eat. My family tends to tease me and never want to sit next to me because my pet peeve is people

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    Essay Length: 599 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 22, 2012
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