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  • The Relationship Between Belief Systems and Political or Social Hierarchy in South Asia and East Asiasouth and East Asia

    The Relationship Between Belief Systems and Political or Social Hierarchy in South Asia and East Asiasouth and East Asia

    South and East Asia are part of the same landmass and have contributed to each other's cultures, languages, and religious beliefs. Their populous societies were mostly maintained by agriculture, which provided a foundation for trade, as well as a means for a large-scale social organization. However, the social hierarchies in

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    Essay Length: 885 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 2, 2012
  • The Resurrection of Greek Scientific Knowledge by Arabic Scholarship

    The Resurrection of Greek Scientific Knowledge by Arabic Scholarship

    I believe that the ancient Greek knowledge that enlightened so many people so long ago was directly transmitted to our modern sense through the mechanism and discipline of Islam. To what extent did Arabic scholarship influence Western science? That influence is enormous. Advances made by Arabic writers, translators, physicians, and

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    Essay Length: 2,573 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: June 25, 2011
  • The Rijksmuseum (dutch)

    The Rijksmuseum (dutch)

    In dit verslag ga ik wat vertellen over de kunstwerken van het Rijksmuseum die mij het meest aanspraken of die de meeste indruk op mij maakten. Al snel kwam ik een kunstwerk tegen die mij veel deed. Het waren eigenlijk twee kunstwerken, maar de één deed mij meer dan de

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    Essay Length: 553 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 10, 2013
  • The Rise of Napoleon and Intro to French Revolution

    The Rise of Napoleon and Intro to French Revolution

    The Rise of Napoleon Napoleon Bonaparte was born in 1769 on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. Napoleon was sent to military school at the age of nine by his parents and later on when the revolution broke out, he joined the army of the new government. This army was involved

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    Essay Length: 512 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2015
  • The Roman Empire - Fall of Rome

    The Roman Empire - Fall of Rome

    The Roman Empire stood in great power for many decades. Rome for a period of time was considered the center of civilization for years. The Romans thrived in almost every category from education to military to farming and to engineering. The empire was beautiful and even though attracted many invaders,

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    Essay Length: 1,226 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2011
  • The Roman Fascination

    The Roman Fascination

    I have chosen to write on the fascination of Rome, and what I find most interesting about their rise to power. According to myth, Rome was founded in 753 B.C. by Romulus and Remus who was twin brothers said to descend from the Trojan prince Aeneas. The brothers were believed

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    Essay Length: 271 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 5, 2012
  • The Roman Occupation on Britain

    The Roman Occupation on Britain

    The Roman Occupation on Britain The Roman occupation of Britain formed the cultural and practical basis on which Britain grew its own empire. Rome was essential in Britain's development, by introducing industrialization and Christianity. Rome, the powerful empire that rose from the Mediterranean, transformed Britain into its own empire, which

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    Essay Length: 1,847 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2012
  • The Romans Case

    The Romans Case

    The Romans a lot of important breakthroughs when it comes to advancing technology. Some of these helped bring together different cities. Some helped to keep sickness at bay. Most of the new technology helped to make the city livable. Two ideas in technology are the aqueducts and the public baths.

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    Essay Length: 571 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 8, 2013
  • The Russian Revolution

    The Russian Revolution

    The Russian revolution occurred in 1917. The main leaders during it were Stalin, Lenin, and Trotsky. The Major events that occurred during the Russian Revolution relate very much to the events in the book Animal Farm by George Orwell. Most of the characters in this book also relate to the

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    Essay Length: 658 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2012
  • The Salem Witch Trials

    The Salem Witch Trials

    The Salem Witch Trials The Salem Witch Trials were events that took place in the Salem Village between June and September of 1692. Hundreds of people were being accused of practicing Witchcraft and were put on trial. At least 20 people were executed. Victims of witchcraft were said to have

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    Essay Length: 367 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 7, 2013
  • The San Societies

    The San Societies

    The people that inhabit the Kalahari Desert are some very amazing people. According to Nowak and Laird (2010), "the San have been living in this region for thousands of years." They are considered to be one of the oldest cultures in the world (Lovgren, 2004). The San, also known as

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    Essay Length: 656 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 20, 2012
  • The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment

    The Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment

    Who were the leading figures of the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment, and what were their main contributions? First of all there was Nicholas Copernicus that created the Heliocentric Theory that the Earth revolved around on its axis daily and rotate around the sun one time a year. This theory

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    Essay Length: 390 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 13, 2012
  • The Scientific Revolution: The Most Revolutionary of All Revolutions

    The Scientific Revolution: The Most Revolutionary of All Revolutions

    Arguments have been made regarding the Scientific Revolution being "the most revolutionary of all revolutions". To be considered revolutionary something must have such a degree of inventiveness and uniqueness as to cause a major change in something. The Scientific Revolution was a revolution in that it transfigured the way an

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    Essay Length: 582 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2011
  • The Semantics of Symmetry in the Art of the Renaissance

    The Semantics of Symmetry in the Art of the Renaissance

    Throughout this course the ideas of religion, shapes, mathematics, symmetry and perspective have been examined within numerous works of the Italian Renaissance and reflected upon during passionate discussions over the semester. In Heninger's article The Semantics of Symmetry in the Art of the Renaissance he discusses many of these same

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    Essay Length: 1,586 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2012
  • The Significance of the Scottish Vote

    The Significance of the Scottish Vote

    “What is the Significance of the Scottish Vote?” The significance of the Scottish vote, in which a majority of Scots 16 and older, not by a wide margin but still a majority, rejected leaving the United Kingdom and becoming an independent nation, means that for the time being the UK

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    Essay Length: 1,482 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 24, 2015
  • The Socialist Republic of Vietnam - a Brief History 1885-1976

    The Socialist Republic of Vietnam - a Brief History 1885-1976

    Official Name: The Socialist Republic of Vietnam Type of Government: Communist Single Party State A Brief History 1885-1976 Vietnam has a very complex political history. In 1885, Vietnam became a French colony officially known as French Indochina. France remained in control until World War II in 1941 when the Viet

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    Essay Length: 1,504 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 6, 2011
  • The Sound of Music

    The Sound of Music

    6/2/12 The Sound of Music Hollywood is known for twisting up the history portrayed in many films. In the Sound of Music by Rodgers and Hammerstein, filmed in Austria during the late 1930s, has been a very great success throughout the years. It conflicts a love story, the beauty of

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    Essay Length: 912 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2012
  • The Spirit of the Renaissance

    The Spirit of the Renaissance

    It was the dawn of a New Age. Historians do not know when the middle ages stopped, but we do know that at a specific time and gradual transformation the New Age began. Medieval castles were created with high walls to keep the world out. And it was that world,

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    Essay Length: 519 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 3, 2011
  • The Stamp Act Source Document

    The Stamp Act Source Document

    The Stamp Act Source Document The Stamp Act of 1765 was a tax that was implemented on the American colonies by King George III and British Parliament. The act included a sales tax in the colonies that required all materials that were printed or produced in America to have a

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    Essay Length: 285 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 11, 2011
  • The Statute of Anne

    The Statute of Anne

    The Statute of Anne The Statute of Anne dates all the way back from 1710. It was the first copyright act in the world. Its significance lies in the fact that it paved the road for copyright laws today. It introduced and formally recognized two important concepts: 1) actual ownership

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    Essay Length: 334 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2012
  • The Stolen Valor Act

    The Stolen Valor Act

    In this short essay I will be discussing and choosing a verdict on the case of United States v. Fields. This case relates to the stolen valor act and how it conflict with freedom of speech. I will go over what the case is about and I will make a

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    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2017
  • The Stolen Valor Act

    The Stolen Valor Act

    Case Study: The Stolen Valor Act Supreme court of the United States, Petitioner v. Randall Lee Fields ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SIXTH CIRCUIT [February 21, 2012] JUSTICE ALITO delivered the opinion of the Court. The United States Court of Appeals for

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    Essay Length: 5,246 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2017
  • The Storm: Chaos and Tragedy

    The Storm: Chaos and Tragedy

    Name: Tanner Smith Date: September 24 Part One: The Storm "The Storm: Chaos and Tragedy": Answer the following questions as you view the PBS video excerpt "Chaos and Tragedy." CHANGE THE COLOR OF YOUR ANSWERS, PLEASE! 1. According to Frontline, what problems were caused by the following groups: o The

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    Essay Length: 313 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 24, 2012
  • The Suicide of a Mighty, Invincible Nation

    The Suicide of a Mighty, Invincible Nation

    I. The Suicide of a Mighty, Invincible Nation "Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions" (Murphy, 3)? This quote by Camille Paglia, a famous American author and teacher, is one of which summarizes the situation

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    Essay Length: 3,702 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: November 4, 2012
  • The Taiping Rebellion of the Qing Dynasty

    The Taiping Rebellion of the Qing Dynasty

    Sean Jaworski The Taiping Rebellion of the Qing Dynasty The Bloodiest Civil War of all time, as it is known, happened under the Qing Dynasty. Although there were many other rebellions against this particular dynasty, the Taiping movement proved to be the most significant and threatening to the Qing. The

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    Essay Length: 1,184 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2013
  • The Terror - the Twelve Who Ruled Palmer

    The Terror - the Twelve Who Ruled Palmer

    The Terror was more than the shedding of blood; it was a system of government. On September 5th 1793 following the pressures of the populace, defeats and deserts at war, federalist revolts, counter-revolutionary attacks from 66 departments against Paris and the disharmony between leaders of the nation, convinced the Convention

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    Essay Length: 1,272 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: July 14, 2012
  • The Times of India

    The Times of India

    There are so many things that i want to learn so this is great opportunity to know how this sites work and will allow me to learn. Recognizing that it can be both lonely and difficult at the top, the authors faculty members of Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government

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    Essay Length: 445 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 5, 2011
  • The Titanic - Personal Experience

    The Titanic - Personal Experience

    As I, a new mother, aboard the great Titanic to vist grandma and grandpaa. I am amazed at how decrotive the ship is. There is sparkling chandiliers. grand staircases, walls with beautiful angels carved in and fantastic luxirous bedrooms. The dining room is quilted with flowers. My husband, my daughter

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    Essay Length: 532 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: June 11, 2011
  • The Totality of Socially Transmitted Behavior Patterns, Arts, Beliefs, Institutions, and All Other Products of Human Work and Thought

    The Totality of Socially Transmitted Behavior Patterns, Arts, Beliefs, Institutions, and All Other Products of Human Work and Thought

    Culture is "the totality of socially transmitted behavior patterns, arts, beliefs, institutions, and all other products of human work and thought". "Culture is human behavior, what is being passed down from generation to generation". (Dictionary.com, n.d.). Culture is not just learned but experienced. There are thousands of cultures around the

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    Essay Length: 516 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 24, 2011
  • The Traiphum Versions of King Rama I

    The Traiphum Versions of King Rama I

    The Traiphum versions of King Rama I One of activities of King Rama I concerning the Triphum was the commissioning of a new version barely a year after his accession to the throne. LIke other texts that were destroyed or scattered after the fall of Ayutthaya, the Traiphum text was

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    Essay Length: 513 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 12, 2011

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