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Albert Einstein 3

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879, and died in 1955. He was an American physicist and Nobel Laureate, also known as the creator of the special and general theories of relativity and for his hypothesis concerning the particle nature of light. He is perhaps the most well ...

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Was The French Revolution Preventable?

? The French Revolution was a major transformation of the society and political system of France, lasting from 1789 to 1799. During the course of the Revolution, France was changed from an absolute monarchy, to a republic of supposedly equal and free citizens. The effects of the French Revolution ...

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The French Revolution

French Revolution, one of the major revolutions in European history. The revolution marks a turning point in Frence history and in world history in general. Forms of government, morals, ideologies, and social development were greatly affected by it in all Europe and even in U.S. The ...

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Communist Containment In Asia

An in-depth look at the success of the . I. Introduction. II. What is Communism. a. Ideas b. Policies III. Who was involved. a. History IV. How did communism get there. a. Soviet Union b. China c. Spread V. Events leading up. VI. Why the United States decided to attempt to contain it. ...

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Elvis Presley

Elvis Aaron Presley was born into a poverty stricken family on January 8, 1935. He and his twin brother (Jessie Garon who died at birth) were the sons of Vernon and Gladys Love Smith Presley. Gladys Smith gave birth in two-room house built by her husband and her brother - in -law. His way of life ...

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Organized Crime Wthin The Unit

Organized Crime Within the United States Organized crime is a widespread topic of concern among many Americans due to its popularity in the media and entertainment industry. The public is aware of its existence, yet is not fully aware of why and how this complex “underworld” exists. In order to ...

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The Holocaust

means a lot to many people today, and to an equal number of people very little. It shows we are still a young civilization in knowledge for the way we treat each other, whether it be for race or religion. To some of us in society who are Jewish means the death of many of our people. It stands ...

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Report On Historical Fiction B

Bantam Books published the book, Beyond the Sea of Ice, by William Sarabande, in December of 1987. This novel of historical fiction is 370 pages of a compelling story of a small band of humans surviving during the Ice Age over 20,000 years ago. I believe the author purposed to teach how the people ...

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Democracy -- Good Or Bad

An officer in the Chicago police department is under investigation for shooting Robert A. Russ during what he intended to be a routine traffic stop. The officer tried to pull over Russ for driving "erratically."Russ refused to pull over. A five-mile pursuit followed culminating when Russ spun out ...

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A Raisin In The Sun

The civil rights movement brought enlightenment towards the abolishment of segregation laws. Although the laws are gone does segregation still exist in fact? “What happens to a dream deferred, does it dry up like ?” said, in a poem by Langston Huges. The story, , by Lorraine Hansberry ...

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Napoleon: Does History Repeat Itself From People Seeking Power?

? Thesis Does history repeat itself because people become power hungry? In the years from 58 B.C. to 1821 A.D., two infamous generals led armies to great success, yet met with similar fates. It is my belief that through the use of similar tactics, one general fell victim to a fate shared by ...

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The Impact Of The Second Industrial Revolution On Europe

One century after Britain had under gone the first Industrial Revolution, a second begun. Industry made its way across continental Europe. It was this Second Industrial Revolution that would change Europe and the rest of the world forever. Along with technological advances the Second Industrial ...

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Salem Witch Trials

The Salem Witchcraft trials in Massachusetts during 1692 resulted in nineteen innocent men and women being hanged, one man pressed to death, and in the deaths of more than seventeen who died in jail. It all began at the end of 1691 when a few girls in the town began to experiment with magic by ...

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Brief Look At The Code Of Hamm

urabi In his position as King of Babylonia, Hammurabi managed to organize the world's first code of laws and establish Babylon as the dominant and successful Amorite city of its time. "Records written on clay tablets show that Hammurabi was a very capable administrator and a successful ...

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Is Einstein About To Be Dethro

A whiff of heresy is in the air. There are very few beliefs in science that have the force of doctrine, but among them is the conviction that the speed of light is fixed. It forms the rock upon which Einstein built one of the 20th century's most enduring monuments, the General Theory of ...

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Black Soldiers In The Union Ar

Black Soldiers in the Civil War During the Seventeenth, Eighteenth and part of the Nineteenth Century the White people of North America used the Black people of Africa as slaves to benefit their interests. White people created a climate of superiority of their race over the Black African race that ...

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Argument For Caesar To Be The King

Proposed: “Caesar is to be our king, with all rights and privileges of the title; A hereditary position, the final word on all laws and social censorship to be his.” Caesar is a great general and he has the support of maybe the whole city. Many people in the city would even like him to become ...

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Declaration Of Independence -

In The Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson outlines four universal truths that the colonists had in common: equality, life, liberty, and happiness. Out of these four words, I chose liberty as the word that most exemplifies truth in the document. Liberty has many meanings, all of which ...

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Influences Of Socratic Philoso

In today's modern world, much of our own culture's beliefs and morals are directly due to the impact of Socratic philosophy on European thinkers, and therefore our own in the western world. This philosophy, was based upon the thoughts of Socrates, who was an Athenian philosopher and possibly the ...

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The Reign Of Edward VI

saw great religious upheaval from a Protestant religion that was Catholic in nature to a more clearly defined and radical quasi-Calvinism. In that sense religious policy hardened. But the policies and ideal never became deeply entrenched and accepted throughout the country and often only existed ...

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN One Of The Gre

On February 12, 1809 a boy was born unto Thomas and Nancy Lincoln in a one room log cabin on Nolin Creek near Hodgenville, Kentucky. Who would know that this son of a farmer and a boy with not much education would grow up to be not only the 16th President of the United States but also one of the ...

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Hammurabi

In his position as King of Babylonia, managed to organize the world's first code of laws and establish Babylon as the dominant and successful Amorite city of its time. "Records written on clay tablets show that was a very capable administrator and a successful warrior. His rule spanned from ...

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A New Generation

John F. Kennedy and , by David Burner, discuss his presidency with regards to his youth, style and courage, as opposed to his actual achievements. Many people feel that Kennedy's term was full if image boosting events and lacked substance and outstanding accomplishments. Kennedy appealed to the ...

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The American Dream

It is the intent of this paper to prove that the "American Dream" can best be explained as a "ciity upon a hill." "Ciity upon a hill" meaning being above and superior over those below. The Civil War, the imperialistic race of the 19th century, the Korean War, the KKK, and the Gulf War are all ...

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The Rise Of The Manchus

Although the Manchus were not Han Chinese and were strongly resisted, especially in the south, they had assimilated a great deal of Chinese culture before conquering China Proper. Realizing that to dominate the empire they would have to do things the Chinese way, the Manchus retained many ...

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