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Player's Dedication
Player's Dedication Playing professional baseball takes every available moment of one's time, and complete physical and mental dedication. Famous baseball players are in the spotlight every game, and are seen as role models for other adults and children. They are highly publicized and awarded, but what happens to them when their careers end, when they either become to old or hurt themselves? Everyone seems to forget the old and find a new favorite player to root for, even though these men put...

Karl Marx was born on May 5 1818 in Trier in the German Rhineland His
Karl Marx was born on May 5, 1818, in Trier in the German Rhineland. His grandfather was a rabbi. His father, a successful lawyer, had his entire family baptized for business and social reasons. He studied law at Bonn and philosophy at the University of Berlin. While in Berlin he became acquainted with the philosophy of George Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel. At 24 he became editor of a paper in Cologne, Germany. His radical ideas soon got him into censorship trouble, and he went to Paris, partly to es...

The movies Mississippi Burning Boyz in the Hood Schindler's List
The movies, Mississippi Burning, Boyz in the Hood, Schindler's List, and Philadelphia, all contain problems in which society faces towards the people or the community. Each movie deals with the issues we are reading in the class. These issues include civil rights, the AIDS epidemic, the Holocaust, and resolving a conflict. All these issues are very serious matters. Watching them points out that problems still exist thus removing the blindfolds off of the eyes of people who fail to see t...

Lorenzo de' Medici 1449-1492
Lorenzo de' Medici (1449-1492) Ruler of Florence Unofficial ruler of republican Florence during the Renaissance period, who was a poet, diplomatist, and celebrated patron of the arts. Lorenzo de' Medici was born on January 1, 1449, in Florence, an independent Italian city-state republic famous then as now for its artistic and intellectual achievements during what scholars call the Italian Renaissance. After 1434, his grandfather Cosimo had established the Medici family's dominant position withi...

Ukraine
Ukraine LAND Ukraine's size is about 233,000 sq. miles. It is located to the north of the Black Sea. It is bordered by Romania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Most of the land is flat. The only uplands are the Carpathian Mountains, located in the southwest part of the country, and the Crimean Mountains, located along the southern coast. The climate of Ukraine is temperate and subtropical. PEOPLE Ukraine has a population of about 52 million people. This represents 18% of the population of ...

The Olympic Games an international sports competition are held once ev
The Olympic Games, an international sports competition, are held once every four years at a different site, where athletes from different nations compete against each other in a wide variety of sports. There are two classifications of Olympics, the Summer Olympics and the Winter Olympics. Through 1992 they were held in the same year, but beginning in 1994 they were rescheduled so that they are held in alternate even-numbered years. For example, the Winter Olympics were held in 1994 and the Summ...

Tom Robinson was a young black man who kept to himself He was a very
Tom Robinson was a young black man who kept to himself. He was a very private man , yet he didnt cause any problems. He would have been accepted, no doubt, except for the fact that he was black. The color of Toms skin made his life a living hell. He was persecuted by many people. Bob Ewell accuses Tom of the rape of his daughter, Mayella. Bob is a white man with a drinking problem who takes his anger out on his daughter by physically abusing her. Bob accuses Tom of raping Mayella in hopes of ...

Night
Night Authorial Background: Elie Wiesel was born in Hungary in 1928. When he was still a boy, he was deported with is family to Auschwitz and then to Buchenwald, where his parents and younger sister died. Night, his first book is a memoir of these experiences. After the war he moved to Paris, where he adopted the French language and lived for a decade. His work as a journalist took him to Israel and finally to the United States, where he now makes his home in New York City. Since 1976 he has be...

IThe Prohibition Experiment
I. The Prohibition Experiment A. Eighteenth Amendment 1. Abolished alcohol 2. Popularity a) Popular- Midwest and South b) Unpopular- East B. Prohibitionists 1. Naive 2. Hostile C. Questionable Conditions 1. Many wanted to violate law just to violate it 2. Wanted a repeal 3. Speakeasies were constructed to drink in without being caught D. Home brew & Bathtub Gin 1. became increasingly popular 2. less liquor was consumed in the days before the amendment II. The Golden Age of Gangsterism A. Crim...

Rene Descartes was a French mathematician philosopher and scientist Hi
Rene Descartes was a French mathematician, philosopher, and scientist. His many contributions in the fields of science, mathematics, rational thought, scientific method, and astrononomy established him as one of the great minds in history. Many consider Descartes as the first of the modern school of mathematics. He is also often called the father of modern philosophy. He was one of the founders of coordinate geomoetry and algebraic notation, and his interest in astronomy led to many of his publ...

NEW ATLANTIS
NEW ATLANTIS WE sailed from Peru, where we had continued by the space of one whole year, for China and Japan, by the South Sea, taking with us victuals for twelve months; and had good winds from the east, though soft and weak, for five months' space and more. But then the wind came about, and settled in the west for many days, so as we could make little or no way, and were sometimes in purpose to turn back. But then again there arose strong and great winds from the south, with a point east; whi...

Mentally retarded inmates on death row - should they die
Mentally retarded inmates on death row - should they die? Almost three percent of the United States population suffers from retardation (World book). There are four degrees of mental retardation. In two of them, the mentally retarded can lead fairly normal lives with the only traces of retardation being failing grades in school but, in the other two they need to be taken care of for the rest of their lives and in many cases never coming out into society. Many cases of retardation that we see a...

Leonardo Da Vinci
Leonardo Da Vinci Leonardo Da Vinci is one of the greatest and most ingenious men that history has produced. His contributions in the areas of art, science, and humanity are still among the most important that a single man has put forth, definitely making his a life worth knowing. Da Vinci, born on April 15, 1452, is credited as a master painter, sculptor, architect, musician, engineer, and scientist. He was born a child to Catherina, a peasant girl. His father was Ser Piero da Vinci, a public ...

All Quiet On The Western Front
All Quiet On The Western Front Prior to the movie All Quiet On The Western Front, in U.S. History we studied about World War I. This takes place in the early 1900s. We learned about how the United States of America became the most powerful country in the world after World War I. This was mainly because of Americas ability to produce products in no time flat. The Americans helped out greatly in the effort for World War I. They worked long hours and had low wages to help out the United States....

Japan
Japan The leading industrial state of Eastern Asia and of the non-Western world, Japan rivals the most advanced economic powers of the West. It rose rapidly from a crushing military defeat in World War II to achieve the fastest-growing economy of any major country in the postwar period. Today only the United States out produces it, although the industrialization of China poses a strong challenge. The Meiji Restoration of 1868 launched Japan onto the road of modernization. The Japanese skillfull...

When people associate racial background with America most people autom
When people associate racial background with America, most people automatically think of European ancestry. This misunderstanding of what America is, causes many problems in the country. The lack of recognition of various racial backgrounds and minority groups has been all too common, since the very beginning when America was thought of as a New World. The native people of the land were treated like they were foreigners and eventually stripped of their own land. When the country started to deve...

Hershey the Great American Chocolate Bar
Hershey the Great American Chocolate Bar When Jean deCrevecoeur said of the new America, Here individuals of all nations are melted into a new race of men, whose labors and posterity will one day cause great changes in the world, he knew what he was talking about. Americans have changed the world in many ways with their own contributions. One contribution that many Americans and people all over the world cant live with out is chocolate and a candy bar called Hershey. Chocolate comes from the...

Former Commander-in-Chief Harry S Truman was a very interesting and in
Former Commander-in-Chief Harry S. Truman was a very interesting and influential man in our history. He was raised in Independence, Missouri, near Kansas City. His parents were farmers. Farmers are really down-to-earth, pragmatic, and simple people. As a result, Truman ended up having all of those qualities stamped in him. His personality changed throughout the years of his life and it reflected exactly what was going on with him in his life at those times. He was always very simple about every...

The Romans were the first true force to convert to Christianity During
The Romans were the first true force to convert to Christianity. During their reign they would conquer and command heathen tribes into obeying this new found religion. However, the Roman Empire would decay, disappear and then it was left to another group to take over. The Irish would eventually become a driving force behind Christianity; peaceably converting and forming new ideas and thought behind the religion itself. Thus, the Irish unknowingly save civilization. To put things in perspective,...

The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted American consciences si
The tragedy of the Cherokee nation has haunted American consciences since the arrival of Andrew Jacksons Presidency in March of 1829. The events that had transpired after the implementation of his Indian policy are indeed heinous and continually pose questions of morality for all generations. Ancient Native American tribes were forced from their ancestral homes in an effort to increase the aggressive expansionism of white settlers during the early years of the United States. The most notable e...

Human Cloning
Human Cloning Thesis Statement: Cloning has been in practice throughout the world and is slowly reaching extraordinary feats; in addition people have reason for cloning whether it be medical or not; cloning has also opened a morality and religious up roar that has governments concerned; finally, it has left open ended issues as who will benefit and if criminals can clone? I. Recent developments A. 1979 cloning B. 1996 cloning II. Medical A. Bone marrow B. Organ transplants III. Longer life A. S...

The Hittites
The Hittites So who exactly are the Hittites you ask? A group of people in the ancient Middle East obviously, but who are they? Who did they worship, and how did they get their food? The answers to the questions were untold until recently when the Hittites were finally recognized as one of the Great Powers of the Middle East much like the Egyptains or the Assyrians at the time. This established group of people created a kingdom in what we now know as Turkey and Syria. This big area of land was ...

C 1749
c. 1749 As the ship drew closer to the shore, we were able to, through the cracks of the ship, see the harbor and land! It was the first time seeing land for over 3 months. In the harbor we saw many other ships similar to ours. As we came to a stop in the harbor, men boarded the ship. They separated us and examined us thoroughly. They had us do foolish things like jump up and down and point to the land to show that we understood where we were to end up. The abundance of white man created great ...

Genghis Khans Life and Accomplishments
Genghis Khans Life and Accomplishments Genghis Khan was a powerful ruler of the Mongols, who was responsible for expanding the Mongol Empire, making advancements and changes in politics, religion, and the way of life among the steppe people. The Mongol people were found throughout the steppes of Asia. Mongolia itself, is the eastern most part of the Eurasiatic belt. This area was subject to temperature extremes. Winters were often harsh, with subzero temperatures, while the summers were hot an...

After reading the article Thomas Jefferson Radical and Racist in you
After reading the article, Thomas Jefferson: Radical and Racist in your newspaper, my attitude first response was swift and decisive. When I read the subtitle of the article I immediately summed it up for what it was, an attempt by minority groups on the war path to desecrate a true American hero. I know more than what average persons knows about Thomas Jefferson due to my participation in an Advanced Placement American History course. I know about his being a founding father and recognize t...

Title
Title Imagine a typical day in your life: You wake up, throw back the covers and get out of bed. You dont put on a robe because the heat is on and its warm in your room. After freshening up in the bathroom, you go to your closet to choose an outfit to wear. You grab a quick breakfast. Then your best friend gives you a lift to school. At the end of the day, your mother picks you up to go shopping. Later, after dinner, you do your homework, talk on the phone and watch TV with your brother and s...

Coast Salish People
Coast Salish People Before the arrival of Europeans in the 1800's, B.C.'s coastal Natives had no cars or electricity or any of our everyday things that alienate us from our natural environment. Pacific coast Aboriginals thrived here for hundreds of years by creating a way of life which was in harmony with the unique Northwest coast habitat. On the B.C. coast, there were 6 main peoples or groups. These groups were not tribes, as these people identified only with their village as well as perhaps ...

Baby Suggs Holy
Baby Suggs, Holy Then she shouted, Let the children come! Let your mothers hear you laugh. Let the grown men come. Let your wives and children see you dance. Cry. For the living and the dead. Just cry. And without covering their eyes the women let loose. (Morrison 13). Baby Suggs, holy spoke these words and gave her heart because slavery had ruined everything else she had to give. Her words reflected the truths of slavery and helped overcome its lasting pain through love. Her word...

Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19 1946 i
Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946, in the small town of Hope, Arkansas. He was named after his father, William Jefferson Blythe II, who had been killed in a car accident just three months before his son was born. Needing to find a way to support herself and her new child, Bill Clinton's mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved to New Orleans, Louisiana, to study nursing. Bill Clinton stayed with his mother's parents in Hope. There he was surrounded by many rela...

The Crusades were a religious military and economic movement that occu
The Crusades were a religious, military, and economic movement that occurred between the 11th and the 14th century. The main cause of the Crusades was the difference in ideas between the two faiths, Christianity and Islam. Both the Western European and Byzantine Christians were concerned that the Muslims occupied the Christian Territory of Palestine and Syria, including Jerusalem, which was the birth place of Christ. The Muslims, who believed in Allah as their one true god were considered ene...

Insight into the Dislife
Insight into the Dislife In Hamlet by William Shakespeare, there are insights into the dislife. I chose to create the word dislife in order to avoid the positive connotation that comes with the word life. The insights provided by Shakespeare are anything but positive. The prefix, dis, helps to describe Shakespeares diction of Disillusionment, Discouragement, Deception, and Dismal Despair. These tones make up one insight into dislife created through the depression of the protagonist, Haml...

Italian Renaissance
Italian Renaissance The Italian Renaissance was a time of rebirth, questioning and exploration in Italy beginning in the early 1300s. During this time the arts, sciences, and literary philosophy flourished. Italian scholars and artists studied the work, learnings, and art of the ancient Roman and Greeks in attempts to recapture the works of ancient Greece and Rome in their own literary and philosophic works. The Italian Renaissance overlapped a period called the Middle or Dark Ages. This was a...

I The Bible Genesis The Great Books Reading Discussion Program c1985 T
I. The Bible, Genesis. The Great Books Reading Discussion Program, c.1985. The Great Books Foundation, Chicago, Illinois II. Biblical Story III. The story of Genesis deals with the creation of man and his earth. It begins with that tale of the creation of the light, the earth, and man. It depicts the paradise of the Garden of Eden, the home of Adam. Adam is given Eve, a companion created from Adam's own rib. Eve is tricked into eating the forbidden fruit by the serpent. For this the serpent is ...

The premise of Affirmative Action desegregation and equality for all t
The premise of Affirmative Action: desegregation and equality for all through aid to minorities and women based on race and gender is rooted on a noble concept. However, since the 1960s and the Civil Rights era, this concept has lost its direction. Although created with the intention to enable minorities and women equal opportunities as their dominant (white male) counterparts, many Americans may feel that Affirmative Action is a regulatory structure to be dismantled more then a vision to b...

Niccolo Machiavelli 1469 - 1527 were Florentinecontemporaries who work
Niccolo Machiavelli (1469 - 1527) were Florentinecontemporaries who worked for the government of Florence and who wrote about the histories oftheir city and country as well as about the politics of their time. Their philosophies toward politicalscience and the value of history were formed in the crucible of Florentine politics, especially in theafter math of the 1494 invasion by France and Charles VIII in the Italian Wars. Although friends and admirers of each other, their social classes and al...

Slave Life
Slave Life The warm climate, boundless fields of fertile soil, long growing seasons, and numerous waterways provided favorable conditions for farming plantations in the South (Foster). The richness of the South depended on the productivity of the plantations (Katz 3-5). With the invention of the cotton gin, expansion of the country occurred. This called for the spread of slavery (Foster). Slaves, owned by one in four families, were controlled from birth to death by their white owners. Black men...

In todays society people tend to base the judgment of others on things
In todays society, people tend to base the judgment of others on things such as the way a person looks. Unless we learn to look past ones exterior, we will never be able to relieve the world of racism and discrimination. African Americans are no less than any other person or group of people. Other ethnic groups are constantly discriminating against those of African American decent. Some people believe that, all Negroes are basically immoral beings.(Lee 24) In todays society, some people fe...

Evan Shelby Sr came here from the mother country and brought his famil
Evan Shelby Sr. came here from the mother country and brought his family to the colonies and accumulated a vast amount of wealth while here for a short time before his death. Evan Shelby Jr. his oldest son, was very active for his new home land, by obtaining the rank of Brig. General of the militia in the American Revolution and Evan Shelby Jr.'s son Isaac Shelby a very decorated Revolutionary War hero and the first governor of Kentucky. The above mentioned gentlemen are direct ancestors of min...

The Rise of Hitler to Dictator of Germany
The Rise of Hitler to Dictator of Germany I. 1919-1923 A. Formation of the Nazi Party 1. Hitler volunteered for the German army, fought in WWI, but was only a corporal. After the war ended, remained on active duty and was transferred to Munich. 2. Bavaria, in 1919, was a principal focus of the Communist offensive in central Europe 3. Communist threat made Bavaria a center for anticommunist, antisocialist, and antidemocratic agitations of all kinds. It swarmed with secret societies and paramilit...

Advertising Education or Condemnation
Advertising Education or Condemnation Lets talk about images for example, most advertisements for clothing (i.e. bathing suits etc), show shapely thin women and men. This has led our country to think that fat is demeaning and not socially accepted. This type of advertising has caused everyone to want to look like the people in the ads. Diets of all sorts have been developed to try to meet these expectations. But when their goals are not reached it causes depression, low self-esteem that in turn...

CreationEvolution Debate
Creation/Evolution Debate Authors: Ron L. Rivers & John W. Klotz. Summary: This article is mainly discussing the ideas of Creation and Evolution. The authors Take the side of creation. According to the ideas of Evolution, the way things are now have evolved from the way they were in the past. The authors go on to explain how this is wrong because there has never been fossils found of anything in the middle of evolving. Take the idea that dinosaurs evolved into birds for example. There was neve...

PERIOD 1 DATE1-10-99
PERIOD: 1 DATE:1-10-99 STUDENTS NAME : CHRISTOPHER JONES PERSON INTERVIEWED: JOSEPHINE JONES LOCATION DURING 60S: DETROIT MICHIGAN AGE-EX COLLEGE/SCHOOL: 49; WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY 1)WHAT IMPACT DID THE CUBAN MISSILE CRISIS HAVE ON YOUR COMMUNITY OR YOUR FAMILY? I was scared...everyone in my community would have felt the same Im sure!I was also anxious to see what our government would do about communism 2)WHERE WERE YOU WHEN JFK WAS ASSASSINATED?I was in social studies in the 9th grade going ...

Introduction
Introduction ----This paper will provide an overview of the Palestinian Liberation Organization, including its early history and its rise to prominence during the Intifada that began in 1987. It will also include a description of Yasser Arafat's ascendancy to the leadership of the PLO, a position that earned him the right to speak for all Palestinians by virtue of the peace framework signed by him and the former Israeli Prime Minister Yitsak Rabin in 1993. Early History ----Growing Palestinian ...

Gargoyles and the Lamassu
Gargoyles and the Lamassu Since the beginning of human imagination, we have fabricated the idea of power through imaginative creatures for protection. The origin of this idea dates back before the death of Christ with bas relief animals attached to gate walls. During the Assyrian Era, Lamassus guarded the gates of Sargon II, and were depicted as a winged human-headed bulls. The High relief creature were situated at adjacent sides of the gate at Khorsabad and served as a guardian to the King ...

Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States
Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States of America, a vast nation that arose from a scattering of British colonial outposts in the New World. The first humans to inhabit the North American continent were migrants from northeast Asia who established settlements in North America as early as 8000 BC and possibly much earlier (see NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY). By about AD 1500 the native peoples of the areas north of the Rio Grande had developed a variety of different c...

Analysis of Movie Terminator 2 Judgement Day
Analysis of Movie: Terminator 2: Judgement Day The movie Terminator 2 is a futuristic science fiction picture that consists of a woman, Sarah Connor, trying to protect her son, John, who will one day save the world. This movie is embedded with many references to nature and culture. The nature and culture relation is contained in the essay, Oppressive dichotomies: the nature/culture debate by Penelope Brown and Ludmilla Jordanova. The film Terminator 2 illustrates the ideas of Brown and Jordan...

The English scene of the seventeenth century is a particularly rich on
The English scene of the seventeenth century is a particularly rich one with regard to its contributions to the scientific revolution. The discovery and development of America moved Britain from the edge of the civilized world into the center of the new world, in which the sciences were to play a major role. During this period, in the field of chemistry, theories which offered direct opposition to Aristotelian natural philosophy and Paracelsian principles were rapidly disseminating. These notio...

Life is about choices and so is death although for many people the cho
Life is about choices and so is death, although for many people the choice of life or death is not theirs to make. The person in question, a fetus, is an innocent, unsuspecting life that did not choose to be given life, nor will or can it choose to die. That choice of whether to abort or keep, kill or let live, is made solely by the woman carrying that little person. Abortion is a topic with many controversial sides and arguments, and like many other issues have exceptions. Although in the case...

The impressionist movement which developed chiefly in France during
The impressionist movement, which developed chiefly in France during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, is often considered to mark the beginning of the modern period in art. It began when a group of painters in search of new approaches met together informally in the outskirts of Paris. This group of men formed the basis of a movement which was destined to change the world of painting by the addition of never before seen ranges of color and light. Traditionally, the arts were sponsored and...

In great literature writers often create cultural governmental and oth
In great literature writers often create cultural, governmental, and other social situations in order to make important and even revolutionary statements on the nature of humanity. Choose a work of literary merit and write a well-organized essay defining such a situation and the statement the author is trying to make. A Struggle To Survive Many authors often create forms of cultural, governmental, and social situations to portray the importance of the nature of humanity. The Jungle by Upton Sin...