“The rule of Caligula proved the disastrous capacity of an autocratic system of government.” Caligula’ contempt for the senate, his growing need for more power and his unstable methods of ruling made an autocratic system of government unworkable. By looking at his administrative techniques, financial control, frontier policies, personal leadership qualities and his life in general the above statement will be validated.
Gaius ... Word Count: 1060 | Page Count: 5
History of the taker Gluckauf
history of the taker Gluckauf
In 1886, the GLUCKAUF, built in Britain in 1886 became the world\'s first true; oil tanker with separate tanks for the oil, built into her hull. Previously, petroleum had been transported in small containers loaded on conventional merchant ships. The driving forces behind the evolution of tankers were the demand for oil and the growing competition between oil companies striving for a greater share of the market ... Word Count: 1217 | Page Count: 7
Death of Salesman
... . He lied about having a great job, being successful, well-liked ... himself. He was never a great salesman and had no contacts ... Word Count: 912 | Page Count: 4
... he answered the call to colors at the outbreak of World ... freed after only
nine months. Great changes had taken place in ... already started to rise to
great power, and bring about the ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 6
... ; there was in everyone a great hunger to believe that made ... Word Count: 857 | Page Count: 3
Daniel Boone was responsible for the exploration and settlement of Kentucky.
Daniel’s father was a weaver and blacksmith, and raised livestock in the country near
Reading, Pennsylvania. Daniel was born there on November 2, 1734. Daniel was a man
of the wild, an explorer of unmapped spaces, his boyhood was the perfect preparation.
HE cam e to know the Indians in the forest. Early on he was marking the habits of wild
things and ... Word Count: 355 | Page Count: 2
Economic Development in Zimbabwe
... industrialization. The purpose of this essay is to make a cursory ... believed period in which many great buildings were built, buildings clearly ... of bringing Zimbabwe home to Great Britain. Pleased with his accomplishment ... thereby declaring their independence from Great Britain7. The British government was ... government and refused to meet Great Britain\'s conditions of independence ... Ian Smith9. In 1976, under great political, economic, and social ... Word Count: 1547 | Page Count: 7
One of A Doll\'s House\'s central theme is secession from society. It is demonstrated by several of its characters breaking away from the social standards of their time and acting on their own terms. No one character demonstrates this better than Nora.
During the time in which the play took place society frowned upon women asserting themselves. Women were supposed to play a role in which they supported their husbands, took ... Word Count: 560 | Page Count: 3
... the Cali cartel. Cali\'s great strength lies in its distribution ... Word Count: 1344 | Page Count: 6
William Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 i
William Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His exact birth date is unknown but it is traditionally celebrated on April 23. In England this day is known as the feast of St. George. He was the third of eight children born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. John Shakespeare was a tanner, and a glove maker. He served a term as the mayor of Stratford, a town council man, a justice of peace, and an ale-taster. ... Word Count: 676 | Page Count: 4
... as a whole puts such great emphasis on thinness that some ... peer approval and appearances are great concerns during adolescence. Many girls ... Word Count: 1910 | Page Count: 9
John F Kennedy
... P. Kennedy a formerambassador to Great
Britain. Kennedy was much ... one of the Senate's great leaders" (Sorensen 43).
Very ... few laws of great importance bear his name. ... , then . . . that is a great satisfaction” (Sorensen 95).
Before the ... . They took up
a great deal more of his time ... that he was indeed a
great president. A man far ... what makes him such
a great president is what he ... However now I feel a great deal more
informed and I ... Word Count: 1857 | Page Count: 9
Dont Judge a Book by the Cover
Many people feel that you ... a shame passing by a great person just because one feels ... Word Count: 611 | Page Count: 5
Through the centuries, man has tried many attempts in inventing a mass killing mechanism. Alas, in 1945, such a mechanism was created. The atomic bomb was created after many years of the study of atoms. Finally, a way to split the atoms was born. Germany was the first to try, using uranium-235 to make a bomb. They discovered nuclear fission in late 1938. Efforts failed, but were picked up by the United States. Albert ... Word Count: 1070 | Page Count: 5
Knowldge is sports bliss
knowldge is sports bliss
When I hear the statement, the more you know the happier you are, it makes me think of my future and it what it holds in store for myself. Is knowledge the key to success and happiness? I believe knowledge is not only the key to happiness but also the key to a better life. Many examples of this may be found in sports. The more an athlete or coach knows the better his life becomes and in most cases the happier ... Word Count: 432 | Page Count: 2
Job - Character Analysis
Job - Character Analysis
Job was a man who was perfect (not sinless) and upright, one that feared God and turned away from evil. Job is a perfect example of universal suffering, why those are good suffer along with the individuals who are called bad. Job was a man who God had allowed to obtain riches and fame. He had all of the finer things in life. Satan knew this, and wanted to bring sorrow and pain into Job's life for the main purpose of ... Word Count: 160 | Page Count: 1
Skylab was America\'s first experimental space station. Some of Skylab\'s program
objectives were: To prove that humans could live and work in space for extended
periods, and to expand our knowledge of solar astronomy well beyond Earth-based
observations. Skylab made much use of Saturn and Apollo equipment. Through the
use of a "dry" third stage of the Saturn V rocket, the station was completely
made as a workshop area before ... Word Count: 442 | Page Count: 4
The greatest substance ever
Alcohol. What a wonderful substance! It can induce all kinds of abilities into those who have none. It can turn you from a folly fool into a fabulous orator, from nerve wreck into Mr. Confidence himself. But as with all good things, it also has a dark side which shows up the morning after: Headache, nausea and general dizziness. Its effect on the weak willed can also sometimes be negative, making them brag, ... Word Count: 486 | Page Count: 2
Canada contains great reserves of natural resources, notably ... million bison lived on the Great
Plains from Mexico into Canada ... roars may be heard for great distances. After a
gestation of ... game, but that is another
essay topic. Hockey, game in which ...
the sport had spread to Great Britain and other parts of ... Word Count: 2411 | Page Count: 11
It was a dreadful afternoon, big droplets of rain fell directly on my face and clothes. I tasted the droplets that mixed with my tears, the tears I cried after the incident. The pain in my foot was excruciating. It caused me to make a big decision of whether I should visit you or not. I decided I would. I limped towards my bright, blue car where my bony, body collapsed onto the seat. I started the engine up but at the same ... Word Count: 1172 | Page Count: 5
In the world today one ... Word Count: 752 | Page Count: 3
Evil over Good
... epic simile that compares his great size to that of mythical ... all sides round as one great furnace flamed; yet from those ...
With trumpets’ regal sound the great result:
Toward the four winds ... Word Count: 1162 | Page Count: 5
History of the Cell
History of the Cell
History of the Cell
The word cell was coined by Englishman Robert Hooke (1635-1703), after viewing slices of cork in a microscope. The word cell was derived from the Latin word cella meaning small container.
The microscope created new possibilities in the study biology. It allowed scientists to look into a completely new view of ... Word Count: 509 | Page Count: 3
Faith lost in God
Faith lost in God
Faith Lost In God
The book Night by Elie Wiesel, tells a story about a young religious boy who begins to
lose his faith in God at such an early age. The book deals with the tragedies as well as the
occurrences which has happened during the Holocaust and at the Nazi concentration camps. The
young boy named Elie Wiesel deals with the death of his family as well as the painful times ... Word Count: 714 | Page Count: 4
For many centuries people are trying to understand their origins. They want to know how did they appear in this universe and what for. As they can not determine it using scientific approach or explain it in every day words they started making up different stories, creating religions and cults which are aimed to explain at least to some extent these problems and find answers to these questions. In reality these stories do not ... Word Count: 1291 | Page Count: 5
Tobacco Advertising and its dangerous effects on young people.
Everyday 3,000 children start smoking, most them between the ages of 10 and 18. These kids account for 90 percent of all new smokers. In fact, 90 percent of all adult smokers said that they first lit up as teenagers (Roberts). These statistics clearly show that young people are the prime target in the tobacco wars. The cigarette manufacturers may deny it, but ... Word Count: 761 | Page Count: 4
Heat is produced in a nuclear reactor when neutrons strike Uranium atoms causing them to fission in a continuous chain reaction. Control elements, which are made of materials that absorb neutrons, are placed among the fuel assemblies. When the control elements, or control rods as they are often called, are pulled out of the core, more neutrons are available and the chain reaction speeds up, producing more heat. When they are inserted ... Word Count: 618 | Page Count: 3
Hinduism Through Movies
... for a Hindu; and Hinduism’s great tradition of tolerance for all ... Word Count: 317 | Page Count: 2
In the eighteenth century,England would punish by death for pickpocketing and
petty theft. Ever since the 1650\'s colonist could be put to death for denying
the true god or cursing their parents advocates. Capital Punishment have clashed
almost continuously in the forum of public opinion in state legislatures and
most recently in courts. In 1972,the case of furman vs.Georgia reached the
supreme court. The court decided that ... Word Count: 574 | Page Count: 3
South African novelist and short-story writer, who received Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991. Gordimer\'s main themes are exile, loneliness and strong political opposition towards racial segregation. She was a founding member of Congress of South African Writers, and even at the height of the apartheid regime, she never considered leaving her country.
Nadine Gordimer was born into a well-off family in Springs, ... Word Count: 1107 | Page Count: 6
... Question Concerning Technology." In
his essay "The Question Concerning Technology," Heidegger ... . One prominent theme in this essay is the idea
and meaning ... also quite prevalent in this essay.
"We now name that challenging ... Word Count: 892 | Page Count: 5
Capital punishment is the legal infliction the death penalty. It is obviously
the most severe form of criminal punishment. (Bedau1) Capital punishment is a
controversial way of dealing with violent criminals. The main alternative to
the death penalty is life in prison. Capital punishment has been around for
thousands of years as a means of eradicating criminals. A giant debate started
between supporters ... Word Count: 1300 | Page Count: 7
Rainforests are very dense, warm, and wet forests. They are a home for millions of plants and animals. But these rainforests are being destroyed at a high rate. These rainforests hold the cure for incurable diseases. The world would suffer from the loss of these rainforests if they become extinct. There will be no second chance to find these cure if rainforests become extinct. But, people ... Word Count: 907 | Page Count: 6
The life of the Greek philosopher Socrates (469-399 BC) marks such a critical point in Western thought that standard histories divide Greek philosophy into pre-Socratic and post-Socratic periods. Socrates left no writings of his own, and his work has inspired almost as many different interpretations as there have been interpreters. He remains one of the most important and one of the most enigmatic figures in Western philosophy.
... Word Count: 500 | Page Count: 3
... very careful.
This technology is great but there is nothing better ... very lucky -
I have two great children and they are my ... Word Count: 507 | Page Count: 3
... Ontario casinos are taking in great
amounts of money annually. Casino ... Word Count: 716 | Page Count: 3
Theoretical Perspectives of Certain Disorders
Psychoanalysts believe that anxiety disorders are caused by internal mental conflicts often involving sexual impulses. These impulses cause an overuse of the ego\'s defense system that fails over time. This shows that the unacceptable impulses the ego has blocked are the generalized anxiety disorders. These blocked impulses cause an ... Word Count: 1083 | Page Count: 7
Farewell To Manzanar
... , as I said, he had great dignity, but now seemed to ... Word Count: 2136 | Page Count: 8
Griffin\'s Egg is a story about Gunther, a man who lives on the moon.
And his adventures,as he gets into all kinds of situatutions. He, along with
many others, have inhabited the moon because Earth is engauged in a full
thermonuclier war. The dangers of the moon however, also come along.
Solar flares, dangerous robots, CMP chips, and many more dangers await
Gunther on the moon.
As gunther is ... Word Count: 428 | Page Count: 4
... such attitudes
changed during the Great Depression in the 1930\'s ... of many American families. Another great advantage of this system,
is ... Word Count: 2203 | Page Count: 19
Burton and his Auter
... of this cartoonish style. Bright colors explode onto the screen, notably ... have a wide variety of colors. Using many pastels to paint ... created in film lies a great degree of the truth, though ... Word Count: 2436 | Page Count: 9
The Creative Mind of the SpunkMaster
... been rumored to be The Great
Franny Menahoony !! I wonder ... him !! Out of nowhere...
THE GREAT MUTA JON YAU HAS COME ... hit his signature move,
The Great White Eclipse ( a snap double ... JR - King !! Omigod !! Its the Great Franny Menahoony !!! Hes arrived
KING ... has just
been annihilated !! The Great Franny then gets up, and ... thats... thats Melissa Connor !! The Great
Franny\'s pride and joy ... you think you are SOOOO great at which
COMMISH - Oh ... Word Count: 5413 | Page Count: 21
Lsd And Mainstream 1960s Media
Lsd And Mainstream 1960s Media
Despite the negative portrayal in mainstream 1960s media, justifications expressed by counterculture activists for further investigation, education and experimentation under government control of LSD were rational and valid arguments. Sex, drugs, protests, war, political upheaval, cultural chaos, and social rebellion; the many comforts TV dinner eating, republican voting, church going, suburbia conformists tried ... Word Count: 1911 | Page Count: 8
A Difficult Decision
A Difficult Decision
Throughout each ... Word Count: 1040 | Page Count: 4
Then the sky turned red, toxins over head, everybodies dead, everybodies dead.
(GutterMouth; Nitro Records; 1995)
In 1948, the industrial town of Donora, Pennsylvania suffered 28 deaths
because of the thick smog. Air pollution is an ecological problem having to do
with toxins in the air. There are a few things the human race has done to try
to prevent air pollution from taking such a serious toll. Two of these are ... Word Count: 490 | Page Count: 3
In Saving Jessica, Did Laurlene McDaniel Accuratel
In Saving Jessica, Did Laurlene McDaniel Accurately Portry Kidney Failure?
April 30, 1998
In the novel, Saving Jessica, by Laurlene McDaniel, the information on kidney failure was accurate, but did not contain as many details as it could have. In the novel, a seventeen-year-old young woman, Jessica McMillan, was diagnosed with kidney failure. She was in end-stage kidney disease when they diagnosed her. The ... Word Count: 1543 | Page Count: 6
Water vs oil
water vs oil
Water always has and always will have a fundamental role in the continuation of life on our planet. Oil however, has not. Crude oil has never been a necessity, but a luxury in our everyday lives. Water is more ... Word Count: 783 | Page Count: 4