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  • The Yangze River Located in China

    The Yangze River Located in China

    The Yangze River located in China has been causing chaos for thousands of years. Communities located along and near the rivers basin have been combating floods and droughts, at times severe enough to kill. And if the deaths involving the flood was not bad enough, a tenth of all grown

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    Essay Length: 351 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 5, 2011
  • Theatre: An Integral Part of Human Life

    Theatre: An Integral Part of Human Life

    Theatre: An Integral Part of Human Life There is no question that theatre should remain necessary to our society along with its value and practice. Theatre is the highest level of acting. Broadway acting or any high level theatrical performance in front of a live audience is the pinnacle

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    Essay Length: 1,211 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 28, 2015
  • Thematic Differences Between Orpheus/eurydice Accounts

    Thematic Differences Between Orpheus/eurydice Accounts

    Thematic Differences between Orpheus/Eurydice Accounts Orpheus and Eurydice is a popular Greek myth that tells a love story, punctuated by tragedy and heartbreak (Virgil). In Grecian myths, Eurydice has been portrayed as a sweet and charming maiden. In some accounts, she is said to be the daughter of the powerful

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    Submitted: May 18, 2015
  • Theodora and Justinian: Partners in Ruling the Byzantine Empire

    Theodora and Justinian: Partners in Ruling the Byzantine Empire

    Theodora and Justinian: Partners in Ruling the Byzantine Empire This 5 page report discusses one of the ancient world's most renowned leaders, the Byzantine emperor, Justinian (483-565). Historians have often referred to him in some variation on the theme of "the last of the great Roman emperors." His wife, the

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    Essay Length: 584 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 4, 2012
  • Theodore Rosevelt Case

    Theodore Rosevelt Case

    The speech made by Theodore Roosevelt was a very important speech. He thought that it was his time to prove to the people that he truly cared for the nation and that his ideas might be helpful to all. At the beginning of his speech he says "...here today to

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    Essay Length: 441 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2012
  • Thermopylae; the Battle for the West

    Thermopylae; the Battle for the West

    Thermopylae; The Battle for the West The Battle of Thermopylae has often been depicted as a "distinguishing mark" of Greek resolve during the Persian war according to modern historians. Although it was that, Ernie Bradford's account in his book Thermopylae: The Battle for the West , sets out out to

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    Essay Length: 523 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 9, 2011
  • Things Fall Apart

    Things Fall Apart

    Things Fall Apart Challenge the mind is what Things Fall Apart does to a person. This novel is about a Nigerian clan and the peoples' lives taking place inside the clan. Okonkwo is the main character and he struggles throughout the book to fight his conscious on whether he is

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    Essay Length: 666 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 30, 2011
  • This Is the End of the Encounter Between Odysseus and Polyphemus. Summarize What Happens in These Lines and Discuss the Significance of Odysseus' Behavior

    This Is the End of the Encounter Between Odysseus and Polyphemus. Summarize What Happens in These Lines and Discuss the Significance of Odysseus' Behavior

    Comprehension Quiz #2: Books 9-12 in The Odyssey 1. Turn to book 9, lines 529-562 (pp. 226-227). This is the end of the encounter between Odysseus and Polyphemus. Summarize what happens in these lines and discuss the significance of Odysseus' behavior. After long enduring the torment and savage acts of

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    Essay Length: 568 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 15, 2012
  • Thoreau

    Thoreau

    The battle was raging. The two races were pitted against each other in a fight to the death. The ground was already littered with the wounded and dying. One pair was locked together as they tumbled over and over. Both were relentlessly hanging on until one or the other would

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    Essay Length: 567 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 20, 2011
  • Thoreau and What Nature Meant to Him

    Thoreau and What Nature Meant to Him

    The dictionary provides two different meanings to the word "nature"; "the phenomena of the physical world collectively, including plants, animals, and the landscape, as opposed to humans or human creations", or "the basic or inherent features, qualities or character of a person or thing". Henry David Thoreau, in his book

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    Essay Length: 1,115 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2011
  • Through the Eyes of the Home Front

    Through the Eyes of the Home Front

    Case Study: Through the Eyes of the Home Front Toni Frissell is highly remembered today for her high-fashion work that she did with Vogue. Most of her work was volunteered through the American Red Cross. The reason she switched from high-fashion to war reportage, she states, is because: "I became

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    Essay Length: 407 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 16, 2012
  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland on July 2, 1908. He was born into a middle class family. His original name was Thoroughgood but changed it to Thurgood in second grade because it was too hard to spell. William Marshall, his dad, taught him to appreciate the

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    Essay Length: 445 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2012
  • Thе Bеginnings Оf Оttоman Еmpirе

    Thе Bеginnings Оf Оttоman Еmpirе

    Thе Bеginnings оf Оttоman Еmpirе Thе Оttоman Turks wеrе nоmads оriginating frоm thе stеppеs bоrdеring thе Arabian Sеa. During cеnturiеs thеy travеl arоund thе currеnt Turkеy in sеarch оf nеw pasturе. Thе Muslim Sultans еnrоllеd thеm as mеrcеnariеs tо fight thе Mоngоlians but thе uphеavals causеd by thе lattеr’s’ invasiоns,

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    Submitted: April 2, 2016
  • Tintoretto: Painting Analysis "christ Washing His Disciiples Feet" (1545-1555 Ad)

    Tintoretto: Painting Analysis "christ Washing His Disciiples Feet" (1545-1555 Ad)

    Tintoretto (1518-1594 BCE) was a Venetian artist during the Renaissance, who was one of the last prominent painters of this amazing period in history. He had an amazing sparkle in which he transferred into his paintings to make a simple scene so dramatic. The piece of art that I have

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    Essay Length: 644 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2011
  • Title

    Title

    For the reason po that my mother is still in the hospital today, I would like to ask for your permission if I could leave at work at 3pm until such time that Nanay is out in the hospital (And I hope and pray it would be sooner than the

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    Essay Length: 287 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 4, 2011
  • To Be or Not to Be in Iraq

    To Be or Not to Be in Iraq

    On August 7, 1998, trucks parked in front of U.S. embassies in major East African cities such as: Kenya, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and Nairobi. Without warning, explosions from these trucks sounded, planted there intentionally by terrorists. This left 258 people dead, and 5,000 people injured. On September 11, 2001,

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    Essay Length: 616 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 20, 2011
  • To What Extent Are the Portraits of Elizabeth I Blatant Attempts at Propaganda to Reinforce the Cult of Personality?

    To What Extent Are the Portraits of Elizabeth I Blatant Attempts at Propaganda to Reinforce the Cult of Personality?

    All portraits of Elizabeth had to be approved of by Parliament before they could be circulated around her subjects. This clearly shows that the portraits were intended to be used as a form of propaganda, as they wouldn't let just any portrait of Elizabeth be shown to her public. All

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    Essay Length: 1,490 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 26, 2013
  • To What Extent Was American Influence the Reason for the Cuban Revolution

    To What Extent Was American Influence the Reason for the Cuban Revolution

    Question: To what extent was American influence the reason for the Cuban Revolution. The 1898 Spanish-America War marked the beginning of America's direct control over Cuba. During this time America introduced various western vices, made little attempt to improve the terrible living conditions for the majority of Cuban's, which had

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    Essay Length: 902 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2013
  • To What Extent Was Pits Reppressive Policy the Main Reason for His Success in Resisting the Radical Challenge in 1801

    To What Extent Was Pits Reppressive Policy the Main Reason for His Success in Resisting the Radical Challenge in 1801

    Then when how it duck dog love hate one two three four five six seven eight nine ten eleven twelve. I had six toes on my left feet and four on my right, i really like dogs and women. Then when how it duck dog love hate one two three

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    Essay Length: 585 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2012
  • To What Extent Was the Abdication of Charles I of Spain a Turning Point in the History of Spain?

    To What Extent Was the Abdication of Charles I of Spain a Turning Point in the History of Spain?

    To what extent was the abdication of Charles l of Spain the major turning point in the history of Spain? The Empire’s division and accession of a foreign prince should have been a major turning point for the previously isolated Spain, yet it had little effect on Spain’s economy, unity

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    Essay Length: 2,381 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 31, 2016
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