' The Apology is Socrates' defense at his trial. As the dialogue begins,
Socrates notes that his accusers have cautioned the jury against
Socrates'eloquence, according to Socrates, the difference between him and his
accusers is that Socrates speaks the truth. Socrates distinguished two groups of
accusers: the earlier and the later accusers. The earlier group is the hardest
to defend against, since they do not appear in court ... Word Count: 1606 | Page Count: 7
None of the European power wanted World War I, but they feared Germany. Germany was newly unified, and was beating the European powers in population and Industry. France wanted to recover the Alsace-Lorraine. Britain was a country used to being on the ocean, so they felt threatened by Germanyís colonial expansion and William IIís insisting on a large navy. Russia and Austria feared pressure on their unstable empires. In 1894, ... Word Count: 1006 | Page Count: 4
... under the protection of "Roe vs. Wade," secure in the knowledge ... Word Count: 1301 | Page Count: 5
Imagine a country where the voter turnout rate was one hundred percent. A country where all of the people of the nation came together to choose their future leaders. Unfortunately, this ideal is impossible without government intervention. Legislation should be created to enforce the act of mandatory voting in the United States.
Making voting mandatory would give politicians an opportunity to be honest ... Word Count: 353 | Page Count: 2
The Iceman Cometh
The Iceman Cometh
In Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh the characters in the play are broken human beings who live their lives through illusions – “pipe dreams”. They foolishly translate their memories into hopes for a future that will never exist and as the play opens, they are content in their own world of denial. Hickey, an old comrade enters and seems to shatter this happy spirit of drunken ... Word Count: 357 | Page Count: 2
Macbeth vs Hamlet Macbethvs Hamlet
Thesis: Shakespeare used the ... of tragedy when he wrote Macbeth, and when he wrote Hamlet ... tragedies; therefore the similarities between Macbeth and Hamlet can easily be ... and discussed.
Shakespeare immediately started Macbeth with a supernatural scene. The ... each of the characters. In Macbeth, the three witches caused him ... all of his tragedies. Apparently, Macbeth and Hamlet are similar stories ... Word Count: 397 | Page Count: 3
Black soldiers were among the bravest of those fighting in the Civil War. Both free Blacks in the Union army and escaped slaves from the South rushed to fight for their freedom and they fought with distinction in many major Civil War battles. Many whites thought Blacks could not be soldiers. They were slaves. They were inferior. Many thought that if Blacks could fight in the war it would make them equal to whites and prove the theory of ... Word Count: 892 | Page Count: 4
Hello, my name is Joseph Samson, and Iím a crocodile. In school, I was assigned to do a report on any mammal, other than man, so I chose to do it on some thing I would actually know some thing about, me. I am sure that among others I will be the only descent paper, about crocodiles, and period.
There are many types of different crocodiles, I on one hand am an ... Word Count: 696 | Page Count: 3
Adaptive leadership is becoming widespread in the United States Army amongst junior officers in leadership positions that require quick thinking and innovation. Leonard Wong discusses how the versatile and unpredictable enemy and situations in Iraq produces adaptable junior officers. These officers are learning to make decisions under chaotic conditions and are becoming more mentally agile. The Army is changing. The Army is ... Word Count: 558 | Page Count: 3
Rising Sea Level
Rising Sea Level
Rising Sea Level
Rising sea levels have been disturbing geographers and geologists for
some time now. Scientists are constantly trying to prevent the effects
rising waters are causing, which mainly includes beach and island erosion.
So far, their attempts with man-made development on beaches along the eastern
coast of America have only made things worse.
"Up and down the U.S. coast, public money is subsidizing private ... Word Count: 1323 | Page Count: 8
How do human beings make decisions? What triggers a person to take
action at any given point? These are all questions that I will attempt to answer
with my theoretical research into Leon Festinger\'s theory of cognitive
dissonance, as well as many of the other related theories. We often do not
realize the psychological events that take place in our everyday lives. It is
important to take notice of theories, ... Word Count: 1930 | Page Count: 8
Ed Leonard sits behind his desk at Tucker Knox Corporation (TKC) remembering the
progress he has made over the last four years. They have been complicated and full of many
changes. He joined TKC to help the company develop a new Automation Design Department.
In the first two years, he designed, developed and helped to create the department and make sure
the new products were competitive and profitable. This last year has been ... Word Count: 1073 | Page Count: 4
In the year 221 B.C.E., there was a great ruler over the
Ch\'in kingdom in China, named Shih Huang Ti. Shih was
power hungry and wanted more land so he gathered his
army and captured the surrounding kingdoms. As the ruler of
so many kingdoms he became "the first emperor" of China.
Shih showed his tyranny when he burned all history books to
insure that his people and future generations would only
remember ... Word Count: 691 | Page Count: 4
In rare instances, societies justify killing. It is accepted in war, in self-defense, and, within the United States, for punishment of awful crimes. This week, the Supreme Court considers another exception: whether doctors should be allowed to speed the end for people who are terminally ill. The issues explored on these pages and in the court center on the question: Do circumstances ever justify transforming doctors from healers to ... Word Count: 289 | Page Count: 2