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Crime in Early Europe
Crime in Early Europe
Crime in Early Europe Dealing with crime and criminals is something that everyone has had and will have to deal with. Even if a person has not been the victim of a crime, they still have been affected in some way. The difference that forms between one person’s experience with crime and another’s is the way that the government or community of a given time period deals with the crimes and the criminals involved. Different communities may choose to punish criminals differently, and some may not ev
Diary of Jack The Ripper
Diary of Jack The Ripper
Diary of Jack The Ripper In 1992, a former scrap-metal dealer in Liverpool discovered a Victorian scrapbook in his attic. This scrapbook contained what is now thought to possibly be the diary of James Maybrick AKA Jack The Ripper. Now eight years later, it is still uncertain if the so-called confessions of James Maybrick are authentic. Many good points have been brought up to support the authenticity of the diary, but there are also many points that discredit it. Yet, despite all the compelling
Fall of communism
Fall of communism
fall of communism Communism in the USSR was doomed from the onset. Communism was condemned due to lack of support from other nations, condemned due to corruption within its leadership, condemned due to the moral weakness of humanity, making what is perfect on paper, ineffective in the real world. The end of this system was very violent. It left one of the two most powerful nations in the world fearful of what was to come. Communism can either be called a concept or system of society. In a socie
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company Industry Analysis The automobile industry began with Henry Fords production of the Model T in the early 1900s. With the creation of the assembly line, cars became cheaper and quicker to produce, thus making them affordable for many people. There were originally 500 auto manufacturers. By 1908, there were only 200; and in 1917 only 23 remained. This vast reduction was due to large amounts of consolidation within the industry. Currently, the major competitors within the indus
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy Simon Serfaty, The Media and Foreign Policy. New York, New York: St. Martin\'s Press. 1990. In the book, The Media and Foreign Policy, Simon Serfaty, Executive Director of the Johns Hopkins Foreign Policy Institute in Washington, D. C., and research professor of American foreign policy at the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced international Studies, shares his own and fellow authors collected essays on the media\'s effect on foreign policy and foreign policy decision making of the
Galileo1
Galileo1
galileo1 In the history of the Catholic Church, no episode is so contested by so many viewpoints as the condemnation of Galileo. The Galileo case, for many, proves the Church abhors science, refuses to abandon outdated teachings, and is clearly not infallible. For staunch Catholics the episode is often a source of embarrassment and frustration. Either way it is undeniable that Galileo’s life sparked a definite change in scientific thought all across Europe and symbolised the struggle between sc
George Orwell
George Orwell
George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair was born in 1903 at Motihari in British-occupied India. While growing up, he attended private schools in Sussex, Wellington and Eton. He worked at the Imperial Indian Police until 1927 when he went to London to study the poverty stricken. He then moved to Paris where he wrote two lost novels. After he moved back to England he wrote Down and Out in Paris and London, Burmese Days, A Clergymans Daughter and Keep the Aspidistra Flying. He published all four under th
Gulf War The new kind of war
Gulf War The new kind of war
Gulf War The new kind of war The Gulf War was much more than a fight to liberate Kuwait. It was the first non-conventional war; in which new, fairly new, or even experimental weapons were used. The Gulf War displayed much new technology that you will learn lots about in this paper. This paper may sound very technical, but that is what it is about, the new weapon technology vs. the conventional types of weapons used in previous wars. This paper is about the advancement of weapon technology, and
History of Nursery Ryhmes
History of Nursery Ryhmes
History of Nursery Ryhmes When you think of nursery rhymes, do you think of innocent, silly games you played as a child? Think again. Most of the nursery rhymes that have become so popular with the children were never intended for them. Most began as folk songs or ballads sung in taverns. These songs (rhymes) all most always were written to make fun of religious leaders or to gossip about kings and queens (Brittanica pars. 1-5). Nursery rhymes are being studied the past few decades as a way to
John D Rocfeller
John D Rocfeller
John D Rocfeller John Davison Rockefeller was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big oil refiners in the United States, Rockefeller also was one of the first major philanthropists in the U.S., establishing several important foundations and donating a total of $540 million to charitable purposes. Rockefeller was born on farm at Richford, in Tioga County, New York, on July 8, 1839,
Korea
Korea
korea North Korea, A Dying Nation With Nuclear Capabilities By: AndrewJacob E-mail: [email protected] United States Dilemma towards North Korea A dying nation with nuclear capabilities The United States has been presented a dilemma towards its foreign policy with the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (North Korea). North Koreas alleged launch of a new Taepo-Dong I missile on August 31, 1998 has heightened American worries and escalated an already tense situation with North Korea. The United
Mao zedong
Mao zedong
mao zedong Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun. From a speech given November 6, 1938. Revolutionary, statesman, and founder of the People\'s Republic of China BACKGROUND In 1920 Mao returned to Changsha, where his attempt to organize a democratic government for Hunan province failed. He traveled to Shanghai in 1921 and was present at the founding meeting of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which was also attended by Li Dazhao and Chen Duxiu. Mao then founded a CCP branch in Hun
Minorities
Minorities
Minorities You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your relatives. Neither can you choose your parents or your place of birth. If you could any sensible foetus would choose at least twenty other countries to be born in rather then New Zealand. New Zealand\'s children\'s needs are being seriously neglected. This essay will challenge New Zealand\'s performance in child health and welfare. Looking at the widespread abuse of children, the growing rate of violent youth crime, and the effec
My Lai Massacre
My Lai Massacre
My Lai Massacre The My Lai Massacre On March 16, 1968 a terrible massacre occurred at My Lai, called The My Lai Massacre. The following massacre should have never happened and the events that followed the massacre are typical of any American wrongdoing. Thats why it wasnt in my US History book. They covered it up and the people involved in the massacre received no punishment except for one soldier. My US History book: The Story of America Volume 2 doesnt even touch on this dark moment in US
Nazism
Nazism
Nazism NAZISM The National Socialist German Workers Party almost died one morning in 1919. It numbered only a few dozen grumblers it had no organization and no political ideas. But many among the middle class admired the Nazis muscular opposition to the Social Democrats. And the Nazis themes of patriotism and militarism drew highly emotional responses from people who could not forget Germanys prewar imperial grandeur. In the national elections of September 1930, the Nazis garnered nearly 6.
Nazism
Nazism
Nazism NAZISM The National Socialist German Workers Party almost died one morning in 1919. It numbered only a few dozen grumblers it had no organization and no political ideas. But many among the middle class admired the Nazis muscular opposition to the Social Democrats. And the Nazis themes of patriotism and militarism drew highly emotional responses from people who could not forget Germanys prewar imperial grandeur. In the national elections of September 1930, the Nazis garnered nearly 6.
Njals Saga A Fictional Account of Early Iceland
Njals Saga A Fictional Account of Early Iceland
Njals Saga A Fictional Account of Early Iceland Njals Saga: A Fictional Account of Early Iceland The origin and evolution of saga writing in Iceland are largely matters for speculation. A common pastime on Icelandic farms, from the 12th century down to modern times, was the reading aloud of stories to entertain the household, known as sagnaskemmtun (saga entertainment). It seems to have replaced the traditional art of storytelling (Hermann Palsson, pg. 1). Njals Saga uses Old Icelandic
Pearl Harbor6
Pearl Harbor6
Pearl Harbor6 On 7 December 1941 the greatest disaster in United States history occurred. Truly this was and is, A date which will live in infamy.(Costello 1), but not for the bombing of Pearl Harbor, rather for the deception and the mis-guidance used by the Government and Franklin D. Roosevelt. In a purely artificial chess game Roosevelt sacrificed over 2400 American Seamens lives, thanks to his power as Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces. By over-looking the obvious facts of an attac
Pearl Harbor7
Pearl Harbor7
Pearl Harbor7 Pearl Harbor Part 1 Was the attack of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 really a surprise? How secret is secret in a country where years of censorship have trained an inquisitive, alert population in the discreet whisper and the fine art of putting two and two together? And how secret is secret when ones ideas are no longer exclusively ones own? (At Dawn We Slept, Prange 30) The tragic attack of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 has many events connected to it that lead people t
Polish Solidarity
Polish Solidarity
Polish Solidarity The Solidarity Movement in Poland The Solidarity movement in Poland was one of the most dramatic developments in Eastern Europe during the Cold War. It was not a movement that began in 1980, but rather a continuation of a working class and Polish intelligentsia movement that began in 1956, and continued in two other risings, in 1970 and 1976.The most significant of these risings began in the shipyards of the \'Triple City\', Gdansk, Sopot and Gdyniain 1970. The first and by fa
Realism
Realism
Realism We cater to evenmore than these :AccountingAfricaAIDS / HIVAnatomy & Phys.Animal RightsAnthropologyArgument / EssaysArt & ArchitectureAsian StudiesAstronomyAviationBiologyBiographiesBlack StudiesBook Reports (Literature)Business ManagementCanadian StudiesCareer - RelatedChemistryChinaCommunicationsComputers / InternetCooking / CulinaryCreative EssaysCriminal Justice / PoliceCustom Research PapersDrugs & AlcoholEcology / EnvironmentEconomics / FinanceEducationEthicsFilm, TV, PhotographyG
Rockefeller
Rockefeller
rockefeller ohn Davison Rockefeller (July 8, 1839 - May 23, 1937) was the guiding force behind the creation and development of the Standard Oil Company, which grew to dominate the oil industry and became one of the first big trusts in the United States, thus engendering much controversy and opposition regarding its business practices and form of organization. Rockefeller also was one of the first major philanthropists in the U.S., establishing several important foundations and donating a total
Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan
Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan
Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan Role of The Emperor in Meiji Japan Japan is a society whose culture is steeped in the traditions and symbols of the past: Mt. Fuji, the tea ceremony, and the sacred objects of nature revered in Shintoism. Two of the most important traditions and symbols in Japan; the Emperor and Confucianism have endured through Shogunates, restorations of imperial rule, and up to present day. The leaders of the Meiji Restoration used these traditions to gain control over Japa
Slavery
Slavery
slavery George Washington Could Not Afford To End Slavery; and The Underground Railroad In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that George Washington’s personal economic short-comings, f
Slavery in America
Slavery in America
Slavery in America Slavery in America slavery in america George Washington Could Not Afford To End Slavery; and The Underground Railroad In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that Georg
Slavery
Slavery
slavery George Washington Could Not Afford To End Slavery; and The Underground Railroad In his writings, George Washington felt very strongly that slavery was an institution that needed to be eliminated from American society. However, there were several circumstances that arose following the American Revolution that would prevent Washington from actively pursuing the elimination of slavery during his lifetime. It is certainly plausible that George Washington’s personal economic short-comings, f
Slavery2
Slavery2
Slavery2 found:\'founding fathers and slavery\' show result summaries Web Pages seattletimes.com: Legacy of slavery is more entrenched than many realize Legacy of slavery is more entrenched than many realize: Gosh, it sure would be nice if someone could apologize for slavery and it would just go away, but it isn\'t that simple. Slavery\'s wounds will be healed when the infections it left in our societ http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/news/lifestyles/html98/altjdl_040298.html seattletimes.com: L
Slavery2
Slavery2
Slavery2 found:\'founding fathers and slavery\' show result summaries Web Pages seattletimes.com: Legacy of slavery is more entrenched than many realize Legacy of slavery is more entrenched than many realize: Gosh, it sure would be nice if someone could apologize for slavery and it would just go away, but it isn\'t that simple. Slavery\'s wounds will be healed when the infections it left in our societ http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/news/lifestyles/html98/altjdl_040298.html seattletimes.com: L
The American Reaction to the Halocaust
The American Reaction to the Halocaust
The American Reaction to the Halocaust In the years of the Second World War, American leaders were aware of the plan of the Germans to exterminate all the Jews in Europe, yet they did not act to save them. The attitude in society and the state of the economy in the years leading up to the war made for conditions that did not make saving them likely. Most Germans despised the Weimar Republic, which held control of Germany at the time they signed the Versailles Treaty. This treaty crippled German
The Battle of Paducah
The Battle of Paducah
The Battle of Paducah THE BATTLE OF PADUCAH More than just a skirmish by Scott Bradley For many years The Battle of Paducah has been grossly under-stated. There is no mention of the battle in most history books. The latest Kentucky History book has no mention of the battle at all. Without a doubt, Paducah has been overshadowed by the massacre at Fort Pillow on April 12, 1864, some eighteen days later. In fact, if the Battle of Paducah had not turned out the way it did, the Massacre at Fort
The Cold War3
The Cold War3
The Cold War3 The irrational fear of Soviet invasion gripped our country for over 35 years. That fear led to the upper echelons of authority making decisions, which would create a feeling of near hysteria throughout the public. Americans feared that the Soviets were planning some nuclear attacks on the States, and were frightened by the thought that the Soviets might have a lead in the arms race. The words “race” and “gap” came to be used everyday when referring to anything the Soviets created,
The fall of Communism in RussiaSoviet Union
The fall of Communism in RussiaSoviet Union
The fall of Communism in RussiaSoviet Union Communism in the USSR was doomed from the onset. Communism was condemned due to lack of support from other nations, condemned due to corruption within its leadership, condemned due to the moral weakness of humanity, making what is perfect on paper, ineffective in the real world. The end of this system was very violent. It left one of the two most powerful nations in the world fearful of what was to come. Communism can either be called a concept or sys
The Kennedy Assasination Mysteries
The Kennedy Assasination Mysteries
The Kennedy Assasination Mysteries The Kennedy assassination was a huge part of the 1960s. It still is today due to the lack of information. This lack of information has caused the real truth to become hazy. There are numerous books, web sites, and reports that are filled with stories of conspiracy and lies that were supposedly involved in the Kennedy assassination. This is one of those papers. However, this paper is committed to the research of the truth. The truth being that Lee Harvey Oswal
The Molly Maguires
The Molly Maguires
The Molly Maguires People of many different nationalities settled in Pennsylvania to work in the coal mines. Conflicts developed not only among people of different cultural backgrounds but also between laborers and owners of the mines. The struggle between labor and management is illustrated in the story of the Molly Maguires, an Irish group which settled in eastern Pennsylvania. The Molly Maguires were perhaps the most gruesome chapter in the history of Pennsylvania. The violent and dramatic c
The Poor Law Amendment Act
The Poor Law Amendment Act
The Poor Law Amendment Act HOW SUCCESSFUL WAS THE POOR LAW AMENDMENT ACT IN TACKLING POVERTY IN GREAT BRITAIN IN THE 19TH CENTURY? The English Poor Law of 1601 The Poor Law of 1601 was the first to codify the idea of the state to provide for the welfare of its citizens. It distinguished between the deserving and the undeserving poor; relief was local and community controlled.1 The 1834 Poor Law Act Amendment Act was an amendment to the Act for the relief of The English Poor Law of 1601. The
The Role of the Hippie in American Culture
The Role of the Hippie in American Culture
The Role of the Hippie in American Culture American society and culture experienced an awakening during the 1960s as a result of the diverse civil rights, economic, and political issues it was faced with. At the center of this revolution was the American hippie, the most peculiar and highly influential figure of the time period. Hippies were vital to the American counterculture, fueling a movement to expand awareness and stretch accepted values. The hippies’ solutions to the problems of institu
The Union Blockade
The Union Blockade
The Union Blockade THE HAPLESS ANACONDA: UNION BLOCKADE 1861-1865 With the fall of Fort Sumter on the 13th of April, 1861, America entered the most costly and grueling war it has ever experienced. The Union\'s original military strategy was designed by the aging General Winfield Scott, who recognized that naval strategy could play a crucial role and that instead of being able to strike down the Confederacy with a quick lethal blow, it was more likely to be a long and grinding war. In his Anacon
Thomas Jefferson Bio and Presidency
Thomas Jefferson Bio and Presidency
Thomas Jefferson Bio and Presidency Ryan Davis U.S. History Dual Credit Period 1 The third president of the United States, a diplomat, statesman, architect, scientist, and philosopher, Thomas Jefferson is one of the most eminent figures in American history. No leader in the period of the American Enlightenment was as articulate, wise, or conscious of the implications and consequences of a free society as Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743 (April 2, old style), on the far
Thucydides
Thucydides
Thucydides What makes Thucydides such an unsatisfactory historian is that he suppresses the evidence that would have allowed us to disagree with him. Jonathan Hanna Word count: 2054 Thucydides ignored social, economic and cultural matters and excluded topics that he felt unable to write about, such as women. Further inadequacies can be found throughout the History, especially when the search for truth seems to have become subordinate to artistic considerations. The narrative is punctuated by sp
Versailles Effect on Germany
Versailles Effect on Germany
Versailles Effect on Germany The Treaty of Versailles: Prelude to WWII The Treaty of Versailles was not a justified treaty, which created German feelings of revenge and dislike towards the victorious countries. This feeling of revenge felt by Germany, in addition with the social atmosphere of Europe, led to a Second World War in the September of 1939, just 11 years after the first World War. People at the time published reports on the unfairness of the treaty. America never ratified the treaty
Watergate Scandal
Watergate Scandal
Watergate Scandal Introduction Watergate was the name of the biggest political scandal in United States history. It included various illegal activities constructed to help President Richard Nixon win reelection in the 1972 presidential elections. Watergate included burglary, wire tapping, violations of campaign financing laws, and sabotage and attempted use of government agencies to harm political opponents. It also involved a cover-up of conduct. There were about 40 people charged with crimes
Watergate1
Watergate1
watergate1 The Watergate Scandal and constitutional crisis that began on June 17, 1972 with the arrest of five burglars who broke into the Democratic National Committee (DMC) headquarters at the Watergate office building in Washington D.C. It ended with the registration of President Richard M. Nixon on August 9, 1974. (Watergate) At approximately 2:30 in the morning of June 17, 1972 five men were arrested at the Watergate Complex. The police seized a walkie talkie, 40 rolls of unexposed film,
Web du bois
Web du bois
Web du bois The Life of William Edward Burghardt Du Bois William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. A descendant of African American, French, and Dutch ancestors, he demonstrated his intellectual gifts at an early age. He graduated from high school at age 16, the valedictorian and only black in his graduating class of 12. He was orphaned shortly after his graduation and was forced to fund his own college education. He won a scholarship to Fisk University in Na
Why Learn History
Why Learn History
Why Learn History Why Learn this History Stuff Anyway? As a high school student I was always annoyed by students who would ask: Why do we have to learn this stuff [history] anyway? We learn history so we don\'t repeat our mistakes. This is the common answer that my teachers, my father, and just about any other adult would give. This answer made perfect sense to me then, and I easily accepted it. In high school, students learn about the Nazi-Holocaust, and rightfully so. Information abounds rega
Circumcision
Circumcision
Circumcision The baby, Phil, is less than a day old. His tiny head still slightly misshaped, his eyelids puffy, his mouth half-open in his sleep. The nurse has taken him from his mother and is carrying him to another room in the pediatric ward. The nurse clicks on a white metal lamp with a twist of her fingers, removes the child from a cozy blue blanket, and lays him in a cold molded plastic form that is bolted tightly to the counter. This form fitting shell is called a Circumstraint. There are
My GOD
My GOD
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None Provided1
None Provided1
None Provided1 WATERGATE Sex, drugs, money, power, you name it and there is a scandal for it, but look back and you will see that from all the scandals there have been, Watergate was among the worst. The Watergate scandal had everything. From Nixon disgracing the presidency by lying to the country and abusing his power, to his committees being involved in illegal acts and a big cover up. All leading to little side roads of corruption and lies. Watergate is by far one of the worst presidential s
How many rights do you have
How many rights do you have
How many rights do you have How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citizens. They do not regard these as great infringements on their rights. But when you put current events together, there is information that may be surprising to peopl
Is Legalization a Realistic Alternative to the War
Is Legalization a Realistic Alternative to the War
Is Legalization a Realistic Alternative to the War on Drugs For years, the issue of legalization has been an increasingly controversial subject. Millions of dollars are spent annually in the War on Drugs causing many to wonder if this fight is cost-effective or if an alternative such as legalization would be more realistic than current efforts in drug prevention. Opponents state that with legalization would come an increase not only in availability, but also with everything associated with that
Labor Law Whistle Blowing Dillema
Labor Law Whistle Blowing Dillema
Labor Law Whistle Blowing Dillema Labor relations today, are quite different from those that existed in England during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries when employment relationships were considered of very little importance in the eyes of the law. Industrialization and commerce grew bringing with it the birth of modem day labor law. America was in no way exempt from the pain of progress. Employer and employee relationships were strained from the very beginning of labor, and it soon was e