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Athens Greece
Athens Greece
Athens Greece Athens was the intellectual center of Greece. It was one of the first city-states of its time, and is still known as one of the most famous cities in the world. It was named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom and the city\'s patron. In 508 B.C., Athens became one of the first societies in ancient times to invent democracy. Democracy came from the Greek words, demos, meaning people, and kratein, meaning to rule. This form of government was usually held in a meeting place, which th
Basic teachings of the great philosophers
Basic teachings of the great philosophers
basic teachings of the great philosophers Basic Teachings Of The Great Philosophers VI. The Soul and Immortality 1. What is Aristotle\'s view? Aristotle taught others that the soul is to be found wherever life is. Since signs of life are found in nature, the soul must be found throughout nature. He also believed that the human soul is higher than other beings because it has the ability to think in terms of concepts. He also stated that the soul of man has the power of reason. This reason percei
Berbers in north africa
Berbers in north africa
berbers in north africa The modern-day region of Maghrib - the Arab West consisting of present-day Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia - is inhabited predominantly by Muslim Arabs, but it has a large Berber minority. North Africa served as a transit region for peoples moving toward Europe or the Middle East. Thus, the region\'s inhabitants have been influenced by populations from other areas. Out of this mix developed the Berber people, whose language and culture, although pushed from coastal areas
Chinese Women
Chinese Women
Chinese Women China, located in East Asia, is the third largest country by area and the largest country by population in the world. While China has one-fifth of the world’s total population, and it also has one of the earliest civilizations, dating back to some 5000 years ago. China is often distinguished for its technological advances and intelligence, but in the early 20th century, Chinese society was far from perfect. The women in China, lived a slow and difficult life, bound by tradition an
Comparing Mesopotamia and Egypt
Comparing Mesopotamia and Egypt
Comparing Mesopotamia and Egypt Before the beginning of history, people from across the land gradually developed numerous cultures, each unique in some ways while the same time having features in common. Mesopotamia and Egypt are important to the history of the world because of religious, social, political and economic development. Mesopotamia was the first civilization, which was around 3000 B.C., and all other countries evolved from it. Mesopotamia emerged from the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers
Confusianism
Confusianism
Confusianism A philosopher named Confucius founded Confucianism in China 2,500 years ago. Confucianism is a system of ethical behavior and social responsibility that became the great traditions of the East.1 It played an important role in the evolution in Chinese culture over the centuries. It has influenced near-by countries and had made a mark in the history of religion. There are today over six million people who call themselves Confucianists. Most Confucianists live in East Asia where Confu
Daily life in fifth century greece
Daily life in fifth century greece
daily life in fifth century greece Daily Life in Fifth Century Greece The daily existence of ancient civilisations has been a source of fascination for both historians and archaeologists over the centuries. An abundance of information relating to eating and drinking, clothing, childhood, cosmetics and jewellery survives in the ancient official documents, biographies and plays which have remained in tact. The majority of these however, reflect only the luxurious lives of the rich and those with
Devepopment of Modern Science in Europe
Devepopment of Modern Science in Europe
Devepopment of Modern Science in Europe Questions! Where did I come from? Why is the sky blue? How do the trees produce fruit? Ever since man looked around his environment and tried to figure out the things that was going on around him he\'d ask questions. Mankind has always wanted to understand the world around him. For centuries mankind had used a belief system of supernatural powers, gods and goddesses and eventually an all-powerful God to explain the world around him. And for a while supern
Eammon DeVelera
Eammon DeVelera
Eammon DeVelera An Independent Ireland Eamon de Valera\'s struggle for a sovereign nation Alison McMahon Modern European History Dr. Homer May 2, 2000 Sinn-ne Fianna Fail, the first line of the Irish National Anthem loosely translates soldiers are we/whose lives are pledged to Ireland , served as Eamon de Valera\'s focus throughout his life. Born on October 14th, 1882 in New York City\'s New York Nursery and Child\'s Hospital to Catherine (Kate) Coll and Vivion Juan de Valera of 61 East 41s
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton was born in 1815 to the affluent parents Daniel and Mary Livingston Cady in Jamestown, NY. Cady\'s parents made it obvious that they preferred sons to daughters when they showed their mutual displeasure of the birth of the Elizabeth\'s younger sister. Determined to succeed at a level relative to her brothers, Elizabeth attended Jamestown Academy and studied Greek and Mathematics. It was here that she learned to become a skille
Exchange of information between Sumer Egypt and In
Exchange of information between Sumer Egypt and In
Exchange of information between Sumer Egypt and India Civilizations in the past developed many of their own characteristics and traits. New religions were brought about, as well as cultural behavior. Inventions were created and practices were discovered to help in daily life. People also fashioned ways to communicate with each other. As these societies grew, they exchanged much of this knowledge with later civilizations. The people of Sumer, Egypt, and India had individual beliefs on culture an
Florence Nightengale
Florence Nightengale
Florence Nightengale Florence Nightingale Florence Nightingale, a well-educated nurse, was recruited along with 38 other nurses for service in a hospital called Scutari during the Crimean War in 1854 . It was Nightingales approaches to nursing that produced amazing results. Florence Nightingale was responsible for crucial changes in hospital protocol, a new view on the capabilities and potential of women, and the creation of a model of standards that all future nurses could aspire towards. Flo
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 Patton1
George Patton1
George Patton1 General George S. PATTON Soldier, General, Pilot, Athlete, Father, Gun Owner, Hero, Legend UNLIKE many war heroes who had no intention of ever becoming famous, George Patton decided during childhood that his goal in life was to be a hero. This noble aim was first inspired by listening to his father read aloud for hours about the exploits of the heroes of ancient Greece. Homer\'s Iliad and Odyssey were particular favourites of young Georgie, who could recite lines from both texts
George s patton
George s patton
george s patton GENERAL GEORGE S. PATTON JR. Living in a country that is obsessed with war and violence, it is obvious why Americans look for heroes. All actors from John Wayne to Arnold Schwarzenegger have captured the love of this country for their portrayal of heroics and bravery in movies. However, before there were Wayne and Schwarzenegger, there was Patton, a real life American hero. Without George S. Patton Jr., it is questionable weather we would have our freedom today. General George S
Hitler The History
Hitler The History
Hitler The History History of Adolf Hitler 1. THE BEGINNING At half past six on the evening of April 20th, 1889 a child was born in the small town of Branau, Austria. The name of the child was Adolf Hitler. He was the son a Customs official Alois Hitler, and his third wife Klara. As a young boy Adolf attended church regularly and sang in the local choir. One day he carved a symbol into the bench which resembled the Swastika he later used as the symbol of the Nazi party. He was a pretty good stu
Hitler1
Hitler1
Hitler1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitlers Early Years Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian town of Branau on the 20th of April 1889. He came from a middle-class family that lived comfortably, although he suggested in his book Mein Kampf that his family was poor and his childhood was filled with hardship. His father Alois Hitler was a customs official with the Austrian Civil Service. His mother, Klara was a former servant girl and became Alois third wife. The young Hitler had ability but perfo
Hitler1
Hitler1
Hitler1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitlers Early Years Adolf Hitler was born in the small Austrian town of Branau on the 20th of April 1889. He came from a middle-class family that lived comfortably, although he suggested in his book Mein Kampf that his family was poor and his childhood was filled with hardship. His father Alois Hitler was a customs official with the Austrian Civil Service. His mother, Klara was a former servant girl and became Alois third wife. The young Hitler had ability but perfo
Islamic Civilization
Islamic Civilization
Islamic Civilization Muslim Arabs all along have absorbed cultures form different territories they took over like the Roman Empire and Persian Empire. It would be good to mention that this civilization achieved many goals during their existence mainly in the topics of mathematics and astronomy. All in all the empire lasted from about 750 to 1258 A.D. Let us go through their history. The Arabs had expanded in the seventh and eight centuries having as their center Damascus. A dynasty called Umayy
John piefmont
John piefmont
john piefmont John Pierpont Morgan is considered one of the founding fathers of the modern United States economy. He was an industrial genius that is accredited with the founding of many companies including General Electric and AT&T. However, Pierpont is looked upon as a saint and demon the same. He received a honorary degree from Harvard university that read: Public citizen, patron of literature and art, prince among merchants, who by his skill, wisdom and courage, has twice in times of stres
Marie Curie
Marie Curie
Marie Curie Marie Curie Polish/French Physicist 1867-1934 Maria Sklodowska (sklaw DAWF skah) was born November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. She would become famous for her research into radioactivity, and was the first woman to win a Nobel prize. Marie Curie grew up in a family that valued education. As a young woman she went to Paris to study mathematics, chemistry and physics. She began studying at the Sorbonne in 1891, and was the first woman to teach there. She adopted the French spelling of
Mayan Empire A brief overview
Mayan Empire A brief overview
Mayan Empire A brief overview The Mayan Empire was one of the most innovative and interesting civilizations. It was an ancient civilization that was one of the most advanced and innovative ones. They inhabited the Yucatan peninsula and the empire lasted for about 3500 years ending around the year 1500 AD. It is considered the greatest civilization among the original cultures of the western hemisphere. The empire was located in what is now known as Central America. They lived in the area that is
Mayan1
Mayan1
mayan1 The ancient Maya once occupied a vast geographic area in Central America. Their civilization inhabited an area that encompasses Mexicos Yucatan peninsula and parts of the states of Chiapas and Tabasco, as well as Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. From the third to the ninth century, Maya civilization produced awe-inspiring temples and pyramids, highly accurate calendars, mathematics and hieroglyphics, and a complex social and political order. Urban centers were important to
Pythagoraus
Pythagoraus
pythagoraus Pythagoras of Samos is often described as the first pure mathematician. He is an extremely important figure in the development of mathematics yet we know little about his achievements. There is nothing that is truly accurate pertaining to Pythagoras\'s writings. Today Pythagoras is certainly a mysterious figure. Little is known of Pythagoras\'s childhood. Pythagoras\'s father was Mnesarchus, and his mother was Pythais. Mnesarchus was a merchant who came from Tyre. Pythais was a nati
Renaissance2
Renaissance2
renaissance2 The Italian Renaissance was one of the most colorful, vital, and exciting times in history. Renaissance eventually comes from the French word Renaistre, meaning to be born again. The Renaissance was a revival or a rebirth of cultural awareness and learning among art, law, language, literature, philosophy, science, and mathematics. This period took place between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries. The Renaissance in Italy flourished in the 15th century and spread throughout
Renniasance Figures
Renniasance Figures
Renniasance Figures Cosimo de\' Medici, also known as Cosimo the Elder, lived from 13891464. He was the first Medici to rule Florence. He was exiled from Florence in 1433, but he returned in 1434 and doubled his wealth through banking. He ended Florence\'s traditional alliance with Venice and supported the Sforza family in Milan. His historical significance was being a patron to such artists as Brunelleschi, Donatello, and Ghiberti, and as the founder of the Medici Library. ? Lorenzo de\' Medi
Retarding Lead
Retarding Lead
Retarding Lead Many societies in the history of the world have undergone a period of development. Usually, an area goes from an underdeveloped region to a modern civilization. Outside influences are major contributors to a society\'s development. Their acceptance and appreciation of these foreign assets enhance their culture. Eventually developed societies can not cope with rapid changes. Their difficulty in changing leads to their demise. Nothing fails like success. Anthropologists have coined
Sir Issac Newton
Sir Issac Newton
Sir Issac Newton Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727) Isaac Newton was born in Lincolnshire, on December 25, 1642. He was educated at Trinity College in Cambridge, and resided there from 1661 to 1696 during which time he produced the majority of his work in mathematics. During this time New ton developed several theories, such as his fundamental principles of gravitation, his theory on optics otherwise known as the Lectiones Opticae, and his work with the Binomial Theorem. This is only a few theories
Successful Points of the Ancient Chinese Civilizat
Successful Points of the Ancient Chinese Civilizat
Successful Points of the Ancient Chinese Civilization SUCCESSFUL POINTS OF THE ANCIENT CHINESE CIVILIZATION The Ancient Chinese civilization went through a series of successful social affairs as well as a series of social disarray. Each Dynasty resulted in slightly different reforms, but it seems as though the overall Chinese population held the same general beliefs on such things as family, education and the civilization as a whole. I believe that these morals are what really held the Chinese
The American civil war
The American civil war
the American civil war The American Civil War The civil war was a very interesting and significant time for our country. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. The battle itself is fascinating. The leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces are in itself a powerful force to be reckoned with. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (
The American civil war
The American civil war
the American civil war The American Civil War The civil war was a very interesting and significant time for our country. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. The battle itself is fascinating. The leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces are in itself a powerful force to be reckoned with. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (
The American civil war
The American civil war
the American civil war The American Civil War The civil war was a very interesting and significant time for our country. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. The battle itself is fascinating. The leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces are in itself a powerful force to be reckoned with. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (
The Art of Warfare in the 17th and 18th century
The Art of Warfare in the 17th and 18th century
The Art of Warfare in the 17th and 18th century The Art of War in the 17th and 18th Centuries The Art of War in the 17th and 18th Centuries is a history course book whose authors are United States Military Academy history instructors Lieutenant Colonel Dave Richard Palmer and Major Albert Sidney Britt III. The textbook gives an insight into the military tactics and the political reasons when they were brought about in the 17th and 18th centuries. The text was published in West Point, New York
The civil war
The civil war
the civil war The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war if epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic to our human life. In this paper, I will tell you mainly about those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the conflict. I will also tell you about some of the men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning
The Civil War The Road to Appomattox
The Civil War The Road to Appomattox
The Civil War The Road to Appomattox Civil War – The Road to Appomattox Civil War End of a Tragedy: The Road to Appomattox The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war of epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. In this document, I will speak mainly around those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the
The civil war
The civil war
the civil war The purpose of this paper is to illustrate the events surrounding the end of the American Civil War. This war was a war if epic proportion. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. The American Civil War was truly tragic to our human life. In this paper, I will tell you mainly about those involved on the battlefield in the closing days of the conflict. I will also tell you about some of the men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning
The English Reformation
The English Reformation
The English Reformation Introduction The Protestant Reformation of the sixteenth century is one of the most complex movements in European history since the fall of the Roman Empire. The Reformation truly ends the Middle Ages and begins a new era in the history of Western Civilization. The Reformation ended the religious unity of Europe and ushered in 150 years of religious warfare. By the time the conflicts had ended, the political and social geography in the west had fundamentally changed. The
The Heresy of Galileo
The Heresy of Galileo
The Heresy of Galileo ˙ THE HERESY OF GALILEO Galileo was condemned by the Inquisition, not for his own brilliant theories, but because he stood up for his belief in Copernicus\'s theory that the earth was not, as the Church insisted, the center of the universe, but that rather, the universe is heliocentric. Galileo was a man of tremendous intellect and imagination living in a era dominated by the Catholic Church, which attempted to control the people by dictating their own version of reality.
THE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ATHENSGREECE
THE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ATHENSGREECE
tHE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ATHENSGREECE tHE HISTORY OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ATHENS-GREECE The University of Athens was inaugurated on 3 May 1837 and was housed in the residence of architect Stamatis Cleanthes, on the north east side of the Acropolis. It was the first University not only in the newly-established Greek State but in all the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean in general. The Othonian University, as it was called before taking its present name, National and Capodistrian Uni
The Maya Civilization
The Maya Civilization
The Maya Civilization February 5, 2001 The Maya Civilization The ancient Maya once occupied a vast geographic area in Central America. Their civilization inhabited an area that encompasses Mexicos Yucatan peninsula and parts of the states of Chiapas and Tabasco, as well as Guatemala, Belize, Honduras, and El Salvador. From the third to the ninth century, Maya civilization produced awe-inspiring temples and pyramids, highly accurate calendars, mathematics and hieroglyphics, and a complex socia
The Two Faces of Ancient Greece
The Two Faces of Ancient Greece
The Two Faces of Ancient Greece The two most dominating city-states in Greece of their time, Athens and Sparta, were great rivals with two very different ways of life. Spartas overbearing military and Athens impartial justice system and government are models for many modern day countries. Even though these two city-states differ greatly from one another, they share many characteristics of their country and their time period. Athens and Sparta were the two most powerful Greek territories of th
THOMAS h
THOMAS h
THOMAS h Thomas Jefferson HE is best remembered as a great president and as the author of the Declaration of Independence. He also won lasting fame as a diplomat, a political thinker, and a founder of the Democratic Party. Jefferson\'s interests and talents covered an amazing range. He became one of the leading American architects of his time and designed the Virginia Capitol, the University of Virginia, and his own home, Monticello. He greatly appreciated art and music and tried to encourage t
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
U S GRANT
U S GRANT
U S GRANT The Military Exploits of Ulysses Simpson Grant Andrew Breuninger Prof. Agonstinelli No terms except an unconditional and immediate surrender can be accepted. I propose to move immediately upon your works. -Ulysses Simpson Grant On April 27, 1822, one of the most influential characters in American history was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. Baptized Hiram Ulysses Grant, he was the eldest son of Jesse Root Grant and Hannah Simpson Grant. Hiram was one of six children, including his five
Wagner and hitler
Wagner and hitler
wagner and hitler Being a carpenter Upon the interviews of two trade carpenters, a detailed description of the occupation of a carpenter came clearly into view. From some of the most general there was received a more descriptive perspective. What would someone interested in this job need to do to get started? What personal qualities/traits should a person have to be successful at this job? How did you get started in this field? How much of a challenge is your type of work? What types of writing
Women in the Hellenistic World
Women in the Hellenistic World
Women in the Hellenistic World Womens lives were improved and expanded in the Hellenistic age more so than at any other time prior Greek history. Papyri from Egypt and Coele-Syria have led to the discovery of documents on marriage contracts, inscriptions of philanthropy, and the daily lives of the women in that period. The Hellenistic woman changed in many ways. She became more educated, more cultured, and she received domestic freedom and her new legal and occupational advancements and a whol
WW2 Homefronts comparison
WW2 Homefronts comparison
WW2 Homefronts comparison WWII was one of the wars that had the most devastating effects on peoples live in Europe. During five years citizens of the different countries suffered from this brutal war to which they were condemned by their government. Two of the most affected home fronts during this war, were Britain, and Germany. Women, children were the most affected, and by many they were the moral support for their brigades, while men wre fighting in the front line. When war broke out in Sept
Biligual
Biligual
Biligual For the past thirty years in the State of California, bilingual education has been undertaken by all the public schools of the state. Under such system, children of non-American ethnic have had a special treatment in their early academic career. Children of minority groups have been thought various subjects in their native tongues. Such subjects are Math, History and some Science classes. The bilingual program presented the student a scholastic curriculum that simultaneously instructed
Marijuana2
Marijuana2
Marijuana2 Marijuana Marijuana has been used as a drug since the beginning of time, yet there are still many mysteries about its health effects on humans. Marijuana, or cannabis sativa, is a preparation of the crushed flower or buds of the female hemp plant. The existence of the plant has been reported as early as 1500-2000 BC in China, and cannabis has been described as an analgesic as early as 200 AD. Since then, an overwhelming number of studies have attempted to explain the physical and psy
Abraham De Moivre
Abraham De Moivre
Abraham De Moivre Abraham De Moivre was born on May 26, 1667 in Vitry, France. I too was born on May 26, but in 1984. De Moivre was a major part in mathematics. He is most remembered for his formula (cos x + i sin x)n , which took trigonometry into analysis. De Moivre was a French Protestant.He emigrated to England in 1685, following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes and the expulsion of the Huguenots. He became a private tutor of mathematics and hoped for a chair of mathematics, but this w