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Holocaust paper Holocaust Prejudices: We all have them. They are part of every one. We all prejudge people. We all must over come them. The Nazi’s could not. With the help of Hitler, their prejudices swept over the world like a disease. They beat and hurt any Jews they could find. The most horrible event in mankind happened because of their prejudices. This, of coarse, was the Holocaust. “A burnt sacrifice; an offering, the whole of which was consumed by fire, among the Jews and some pagan natio
house This report is being written as if you were to fully design my senior project. These are all the steps and procedures you would need to take to properly design it. First thing you would need to do would be identifying specific landmarks of surrounding land or lot. You would note down anything and roughly measure marks approximate to house location, this way you would have a general idea of where the house would be. If there are no big landmarks, such as nearby houses or roads - you should
iconic oil and temprea painting Hind site is always 20/20. Looking back on history, especially the history of painting, one can decipher a great deal about the time it was painted in and the changes in those times. One can understand the value systems, the ethics, government, morality, economics and personal lives of the times reflected in paintings. Periods of art change to what the society demands at the time. The renaissance literally means the rebirth. The rebirth of antiquity, the rebirth o
Il Gesu Resource Name: Il Gesu Location: Rome, Italy Architect: Giacomo Barozzi da Vignola; born 1507, died 1573. His career illustrates the rigidity of Mannerist art in the later half of 16th century. His design of Il Gesu meant that Jesuit missionaries carried copies of his design all over the world. His first major work was the villa (Rome) built for Pope Julius III, but Il Gesu was the most influential, although considered architecturally less adventurous. Vignola published his own treatise,
Impact on wide area network PACT OF WIDE AREA NETWORKS ON BUSINESS INTRODUCTION Where does one start when discussing the impact of Wide Area Networks (WANs) on business? It\'s been huge! WANs have created an entirely new segment in the business market and revolutionized many of the current ones. A person could write for days or months about all the impacts and effects WANs have had. This essay will focus on three primary areas to describe the impact of WANs on business. First, some specific type
Incas1 The Incan Civilization The Inca were originally a small warlike tribe inhabiting the south highland region of the Cordillera Central in Peru. In about 1100AD they began to move into the valley of Cuzco, where, for roughly the next 300 years, they raided and imposed tribute on neighboring civilizations. Until the middle of the 15th century, the Inca undertook no major imperialistic expansion, their farthest advance prior to this time was southward about 32 km (about 20 mi.) from Cuzco in t
Influence of Ancient Greek Times Influence of Ancient Greek Times All through history the Greeks have influenced our lives in more ways than most people could imagine. To this day we use many ideas and ways of life that the Greeks used thousands of years ago. "Everywhere Greek traders went, they took Greek ideas with them. People throughout the ancient world were influenced by Greek thought and culture." "Their greatness was largely the result of achievements of their artists, scientists, and ph
INFORMATION CENTER FUNCTION CREATING A HELP DESK Help Desk 2 INFORMATION CENTER FUNCTION: CREATING A HELP DESK In today’s world of technology computers have become part of everyday life. In the business environment computer systems has to be in place for the business to even think of competing in the world marketplace. With this in mind colleges and universities have to prepare their students for the dynamic technology that lies ahead of them. There are so many administrators, facility, and stud
Internet4 Introducción Si hace tan sólo unos pocos años el ordenador personal se empezaba a introducir de forma común en casa, ahora se está introduciendo, de igual forma, la telemática. En el trabajo ya es una herramienta imprescindible y ,cada vez más, nos encontramos con este término en cualquiera de nuestras actividades: educación, ocio, información, operaciones bancarias, etc. Es tan fuerte el impacto que ha provocado sobre nuestra sociedad que se está hablando de una nueva revolución, la r
Internet4 Introducción Si hace tan sólo unos pocos años el ordenador personal se empezaba a introducir de forma común en casa, ahora se está introduciendo, de igual forma, la telemática. En el trabajo ya es una herramienta imprescindible y ,cada vez más, nos encontramos con este término en cualquiera de nuestras actividades: educación, ocio, información, operaciones bancarias, etc. Es tan fuerte el impacto que ha provocado sobre nuestra sociedad que se está hablando de una nueva revolución, la r
Intrnational MKT research Canada TABLE OF CONTENTS Preface Introduction Canada -- USA\'s Largest Trading Partner NAFTA Introduction Exporting Guidelines Incentives Customs Contacts Trade Contacts Company Specific -- Massasoit Machine, Inc. Manufacturers\' Representative Recommendations Appendices A Country Data B Canadian Domestic Economy C Canadian Trade Statistics D Canada - New England Trade Summary, 1997 E NAFTA: A Partnership at Work F (SIC-3081) - Machine Shop Industry G List of Major Indu
Invasion of Salvina Molesta kariba weed Introduction The plant Salvinia molesta , generally known as Giant Salvinia or Kariba weed, is a free floating pterophyta indigenous to south-east brazil (Julien et. al 1987). Today plants and animals are shipped, sometimes accidentally, all over the globe to zoos, botanical gardens, and for commercial and agricultural purposes. A small minority of “alien” plants, or introduced, species become ecological as well as economic disasters. Although they may hav
Islamic Architecture Islamic architecture consists of Shrines and buildings. The first of the three great shrines of Islam, is The Kaba at Mecca. It is considered the holiest spot on earth for Muslims. The second of the great Islamic shrines is the Mosque of the Prophet Muhammad in Ma dina Saudi Arabia. An interesting fact about this shrine is that the prohpet muhammad himself is buried in the floor of the mosque. The third of the great shrines, is the Dome of the Rock in Jeruselem. The Dome of
Italian Mannerism What are characteristics of Italian Mannerism in sixteenth-century painting? In sculpture? In architecture? By the mid 1520’s, Italian art reached what many then believed to be its zenith. Genius artists like Michelangelo, Rafael, and Titian, dominated, which left little to be improved upon in the High Renaissance. Masters like these set to conquer what pervious generations set out to do. Combining beauty, harmony, and balance, these masters, as many had thought, even surmounte
Jack London Jack London was a jailbird. A hobo. A sailor, seal hunter, pirate, gold-miner, laundered, yachtsman, and coal shoveler. He was a drinker, a brawler, and a heavy smoker. He was a husband (twice) and a father (twice). He was a socialist candidate for mayor of Oakland, California. He was a rancher. A world-traveler. A voracious reader. A loyal correspondent whose collected letters fill three large volumes. A lecturer whose fiery speeches ignited controversy where ever he went. A journal
Japan Religion JAPAN: RELIGION BUDDHISM Buddhism is the Japanese religion that comes closest to paralleling Christianity, because of its concern for the afterlife and salvation of the individual. In this it shows its origin in India, a region that in religious and philosophical terms is more like the West than East Asia. The historical Buddha started with the basic Indian idea of a never-ending cycle of lives, each determining the next, and added to this that life is painful, that its suffering
Japan Religion1 JAPAN: RELIGION BUDDHISM Buddhism is the Japanese religion that comes closest to paralleling Christianity, because of its concern for the afterlife and salvation of the individual. In this it shows its origin in India, a region that in religious and philosophical terms is more like the West than East Asia. The historical Buddha started with the basic Indian idea of a never-ending cycle of lives, each determining the next, and added to this that life is painful, that its suffering
jkjk the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration, the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present . . . (Defence 817) In "Ode to the West Wind," Shelley implores the West Wind, a powerful force of nature that Shelley identifies with his rapidly-changing reality, to "lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud!" He also expresses his almost-melancholy wish that he could be as I were in my boyhood, and could be The comrade of thy wanderings over Heaven (Ode 815) "Ode to the We
landscape A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over a tract of land so as to produce the best aesthetic effect for the land use. Landscape architecture is the design profession which applies artistic, cultural, and scientific knowledge to the design, planning, and development of the land. Landscape architects accept certain responsibilities related to the health and welfare of the public and are concerned with resource conservation of th
Leonardo Da Vinci2 Leonardo Da Vinci Dustin Jackson November 17, 1999 Mr. Teal Leonardo da Vinci is probably the most famous complex artist of the Renaissance and perhaps all time. But what many people don’t know is that he wasn’t just a genius in art he also excelled in sculpting, architecture and he was also an inventor. Leonardo was born in a small stone house on April 15, 1452. Leonardo started off interesting from the way he was conceived to what happened to his grave after he died. He was
Leonardo Renaissance Man The great turning point of Western civilization called the Renaissance, the rebirth of literature, art, architecture, and philosophy in Europe, marked the emergence of the modern world from the dark ages (Aston 11). The Renaissance caused educated Europeans to develop new attitudes about themselves and the world around them. This intellectual cultural awaking influenced European thinking by a concept of humanism, which emphasized the worth of an individual (Aston 12). Th
Leonin and Perotin Leonin and Perotin Through my research of Leonin and Perotin I felt like I was conducting a highly magnified genealogy report. A lot of the information I found, went against each other and was estimations. The only reason we know of these two composers were due to a monk from Bury St Edmunds. He signed his writings anonymous roman numeral four. He was an English theorist who was familiar with the Cathedral of Notre Dame in some shape or form. It is not known to anyone his role
Liberalism Under communism, only the tiniest fraction of people expressed open dissent against the system. The system tried to draw in as many people as possible as accomplices. One of the most effective means was the threat that a failure to actively denounce opponents of the ideology would mean classification as a supporter. Communism is a system that follows the roots of Marxism. It unites the people into one class and call for industrial power. All the people work, the people are all at the
Life and Death in Anna Karenina Life and Death in Anna Karenina Thematically, the novel parallels its heroine"s, Anna Karenina, moral and social conflicts with Constantin Levin"s internal struggle to find the meaning of life. There are many others underlying themes which links the novel as a whole, yet many critics at the time only looked upon its critical view of Russian life. Henry James called Tolstoy"s novels as "loose and baggy monsters" of stylessness, but Tolstoy stated of Anna Karenina "
loui 14 Jeff Natale Early Modern Europe Prof. Taravella The Age of Absolutism The Age of Absolutism is the period of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Most states in Europe had monarchs who wished to create absolute authority, France had the best system of absolute monarchy because they were able to create a central royal political system. This paper analyzes the architecture of the palace at Versailles, how Louis XIV practiced philosophical justifications, and how his daily routines all
louis 14 Jeff Natale Early Modern Europe Prof. Taravella The Age of Absolutism The Age of Absolutism is the period of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Most states in Europe had monarchs who wished to create absolute authority, France had the best system of absolute monarchy because they were able to create a central royal political system. This paper analyzes the architecture of the palace at Versailles, how Louis XIV practiced philosophical justifications, and how his daily routines al
Machu Picchu M A C H U P I C C H U E X A M I N E D Introduction High in the Peruvian Andes are ancient ruins located near the headwaters of the Amazon River. In recent years, these ruins have seen an increase in tourist visitations. So what has caused the increase of people to a remote area in the eastern Andes above the Rio Urubamba? It is Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu the city built by the Inca during the 1400’s, was brought to the world’s attention by Hiram Bingham. This site contains numerous i
Magnificent Sites Writing Assignment: CD-ROM reaction paper *Chartes Cathedral *Inca ruins *Venice *Egyptian pyramids *The Great Wall of China Egyptian Pyramids “Initially, prehistoric graves were simple burials covered with a mound of sand or stones and wind blew the sand away, creating a need for a more secure burials (CD-ROM Egyptian Pyramids).” Imagine the “what ifs?” What if there were no scavengers capable of digging through sand and stone? What if the people who buried their dead accepted
Major league parks “Take me out to the ballgame.” Attending a game is a pleasant experience for millions of Americans that go to watch the greatest sport on earth, baseball. Fans find a good game of baseball especially gratifying if they know their destination is a comfortable, state-of-the-art baseball stadium. Although there are many good baseball fields in America, the best fields are definitely the professional ones. The sheer size and beauty of these fields can astonish even the reluctant f
Math in Everyday Life Math and many of its aspects are a major part of everyday life. We spend the majority of our school years studying and learning the concepts of it. Many times, the question of ‘why do we need to know these things?’ has been asked. The following report will explain the history and purpose of geometry in our lives. ‘Geometry’ means ‘measure of the earth’. In ancient Egypt, the Nile would flood its banks each year, flooding the land and destroying the farm areas. When the wate
Mathematical Artists “Louie Kahn said,” Even a brick wants to be something… a brick wants to be, something… it inspires. Even a common ordinary brick wants to be something more than it is… and that is what we must be (“Indecent Proposal”) The Expand program discus’s that mathematics, coordination, idea generation, implementation planning, speaking, product inspection, active listening, and visioning are all skills a person must have to be a successful architect (“Architect”). Being an architect
Mexico Mexico Mexico, officially United Mexican States, is an important country because is sharing common border throughout its northern extent with the United States. Consequently, we should spend time analyzing and researching its human culture and environment because this culture is influences United States for its relative location to El Paso, Texas. Mexico is bounded on the west and south by the Pacific Ocean (Fig. 1.), to the east by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea and on the sout
michaelangelo Michelangelo was pessimistic in his poetry and an optimist in his artwork. Michelangelo’s artwork consisted of paintings and sculptures that showed humanity in it’s natural state. Michelangelo’s poetry was pessimistic in his response to Strazzi even though he was complementing him. Michelangelo’s sculpture brought out his optimism. Michelangelo was optimistic in completing The Tomb of Pope Julius II and persevered through it’s many revisions trying to complete his vision. Sculpture
Michelangelo The second of five brothers, Michelangelo was born on March 6, 1475, at Caprese, in Tuscany, to Ludovico di Leonardo di Buonarotto Simoni and Francesca Neri. The same day, his father noted down: "Today March 6, 1475, a child of the male sex has been born to me and I have named him Michelangelo. He was born on Monday between 4 and 5 in the morning, at Caprese, where I am the Podestà." Although born in the small village of Caprese, Michelangelo always considered himself a "son of Flor
Mission of San Xavier del Bac I\'ve been down to the Mission of San Xavier del Bac on numerous occasions and never really look at it as I did for this paper. Understanding how it was built back in the late 1700\'s by raw brute strength and manpower. Just trying to visualize people working in harsh conditions in the unmerciful desert sun to complete this magnificent structure, that sits glistening in the Arizona sun. The combination of structural splendor, a setting of saguaro-studded desert surr
Monticello Monticello "I am as happy nowhere else and in no other society, and all my wishes end, where I hope my days will end, at Monticello," wrote Thomas Jefferson the great architect of his home, Monticello. His home of 54 years was named Monticello which means "little mountain" in Italian. Many still question the reasoning for the name "Monticello." The only reasoning that was come up with was that Jefferson wanted to build his home on his mountain located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Vi
My bondage and my freedom Jonathan Rivers September 27, 1999 IAH 201, Mr. Washington Topic #2 Frederick Douglass\' definition of slavery, I believe, changed many times throughout his life and experience. Frederick Douglass not only underwent a transformation but, being intelligent and endowed with the gift of voice, he also had a sharp perspective on the blights of racism and slavery. As Douglass looked back at his days of slavery, he realized that the \'graveyard of the mind\' that American sla
Mystery of the pyramids Egyptian Pyramids When most people think of Ancient Egypt they think of Pyramids. To construct such great monuments required a mastery of architecture, social organization, and art that few cultures of that period could achieve. The oldest pyramid, the Step-Pyramids, grow out of the abilities of two men, King Djoser and Imhotep. Djoser, the second king of 3rd dynasty, was the first king to have hired an architect, Imhotep, to design a tomb (Time-Life Books, 74). Imhotep w
newbury street Newbury Street If you are in the Downtown of Boston, you will be able to see some interesting places, one of which is Newbury Street. It is a funky and luxurious shopping street that is located between Commonwealth and Boylston Streets. Not only is it well known to Boston residents, but it is also known widely to people in other states and countries. Newbury Street consists of three interesting factors such as its history, the very well known Armani Café, and the Brick & Mortar bu
nile river Books related to Egyptian Pyramids- Egyptian Pyramids- When most people mention Ancient Egypt the first thing that comes to mind is the Pyramids. To construct such monuments required a mastery of art, architecture and social organization that few cultures would ever rival. The pyramids are said to have built Egypt by being the force that knit together the kingdom\'s economy. Their creations were so substantial, that the sight of these vast pyramids would take your breath away. Today,
Nintendo in Hungary Nintendo In Hungary Geographical Settings: Hungary is located in central Europe and it covers about 93,000 square kilometers. It is bounded to the north by Slovakia, to the east by Ukraine and Romania, to the south by Yugoslavia and Croatia, and to the west by Slovenia and Austria. Most of the eastern part of the country is flat, but the northwestern area has rolling hills and low mountains. Almost 55% of the land is suitable for cultivation, allowing the country to be nearly
olympics INTRODUCTION Today, the Olympic Games are the world\'s largest pageant of athletic skill and competitive spirit. They are also displays of nationalism, commerce, and politics. These two opposing elements of the Olympics are not a modern invention. The conflict between the Olympic movement\'s high ideals and the commercialism or political acts which accompany the Game. Olympic Games The ancient Olympics were rather different from the modern Games. There were fewer events and only free me
Ortientations introduction of its moroccan internet portal EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Orientation is dedicated to developing and connecting Internet communities in the cyberworld beyond North America and Western Europe, its aim is to help people explore this world thoroughly and easily. As we move into the 21st century, the Internet is going to change. What was once a very American phenomenon is finally living up to its name, The World Wide Web. In Asia, South America, Eastern Europe, The Middle East, Th
Palace of Kings Palace of King Minos at Knossos Matt Katkocin Prof. Castora History of the Ancient World 5 / 6 / 99 Works Cited Coltrell, Leonard. 1958. The Bull of Minos. New York, NY. Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Encyclopedia Americana. 1995. Knossos, pg. 514. Danbury, CT. Grolier Inc. New Encyclopedia Britanica. 1997. Knossos, pg. 514. Chicago, IL. Encyclopedia Britanica Inc.. Palmer, Leonard R. 1969. A New Guide to the Palace of Knossos. New York, NY. Frederick A. Prayer, Publishers. Starr, C
PANTHEON Once an ordinary building in Rome originally built in 27 BC by the statesman Agrippa, now a wonder of the modern world. After two fires and 145 years, the emperor Hadrian built the dome and round hall, which the Pantheon is known for today. Around 128 AD, the Pantheon was finished, disregarding some minor alterations made in the early third century. The Pantheon stands elite, possessing appearance, size, and architecture of unparalleled equality. Lined with Corinthian columns, the porch
Persia Influence of Islamic Art The art of Europe, or \'Western art\' is of a totally different type and style as what is known as \'Islamic art\'. It is difficult to have samples of both together in one place, observe the patterns of one and the narrative form of the other and say, "Islamic art influenced the art of Italy". It is, however, very true. This 8 page paper asserts that the Rococo style was very similar in derivation and materials to the Islamic art that influenced it. Like the Arab
Postmodern culture constitutes a crisis in representation In a world of delusions, illusions, allusions and virtual realities, but also of constructed realities and of ‘deconstructed’ textualities, the means of representation, the signs, have dissolved in the ongoing process of infinite semiosis. The crisis of representation is the apprehension of a world in which the signs have lost their power to represent anything. Where is the structural foundation of text in a network of hypertextuality, ex
prevent contagion Globalization has been the theme directing the future. Yet, as Mr. Henry M. Paulson, chairman and CEO of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. recently acknowledged, national and regional markets are linked only in “precarious ways” leading to weak spots within the economy and fueling the possibility for regional or even worldwide financial crises (Peck Ming, 12/8, p.1). In just the past 12 years, three major crises have caused tremors felt around the world. All three examples represent inc
Read me A Quick Note From The Designers First of all, thank you very much for buying Diablo. We have worked hard to create a game that you will want to spend many, many hours playing. To further that end, we have added some features in Diablo that may not be apparent at first glance. Diablo is a VERY different play experience depending on which character class you choose. The tactics and strategies employed by the Warrior, for instance, would be sheer folly for a Sorcerer to attempt. Many high l
reality Virtual reality has promise for nearly every industry ranging from architecture and design to movies and entertainment, but the real industry to gain from this technology is science in general. The money that can be saved examining the probability of experiments in an artificial world before they are actually carried out could be great, and the money saved on energy could be even greater. Virtual reality is something that personally excites me because uses and benefits of it are never en