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History of the Dominican Republic
History of the Dominican Republic Paintings by John Lewis, a locally well known Dominican painter whom Hispaniola.com commissiond to draw snapshots of the Dominican history. For at least 5,000 years before Christopher Columbus discovered America for the Europeans, the island which he called Hispaniola was inhabited by Amer-Indians. Anthropologists have traced 2 major waves of immigration, one from the West in Central America (probably Yucatan) and the second from the South, descendant of the Ara...

Military Technology of the 1860s
Military Technology of the 1860s During the first half of the Civil War, battles and fighting seemed to be dragging on. The way of war needed to be changed if the war were to ever end. One of the first changes to military technology in the 1860s was the type of gun and bullet used. The rifle replaced the musket, which had been widely popular during the Revolutionary War. The difference between rifles and muskets is the barrel inside a musket is smooth and polished while the barrel of a rifle h...

Olympic Speech Essay
Olympic Speech Essay Every four years for over 1100 years, from 776 BC to 393 AD, thousands of people ceased all warfare and flocked to a small sanctuary in northwestern Greece for five days in the late summer for a single reason -- to witness the Olympic Games. During that time, competitors from all over the Greek world competed in a number of athletic events and worshipped the gods at the sanctuary of Olympia. The athletes competed not for money or material goods, but only for the honor of bei...

The Phoenicians
The Phoenicians The Phoenicians had many strong qualities throughout their history. Among the most dominant of these traits were their seafaring abilities, trade and merchant abilities, and their expansion into the Mediterranean Sea. The Phoenician settlement in the Mediterranean has been estimated to the year 2500 BC. The Phoenicians were actually descendants of the Canaanites to the south who had settled Palestine several hundred years earlier. They were also heavily influenced by the Sumerian...

The Spanish Armada of 1588
The Spanish Armada of 1588 In 1588 the Armada set sail on what would become one of the biggest naval mistakes known throughout history. Philip II of Spain had intentions of reviving Catholicism and in doing so he believed that England must undergo reform along with other Protestant areas. The Armada was an integral piece in solving this puzzle for Philip. His intentions were to use the Armada as a shield for invading England. Alexander Parma was to take Philips army and unite with the Armada fo...

The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War Bullets cut through the air with blazing speed. Cutting skin as it sped through the air. Piercing cries of pain followed. It seemed like the terror and violence wouldnt end. What could men do against such reckless hate ? So what was the Vietnam war all about, and why did the United States feel they had to get involved ? President Harry Truman established a foreign policy doctrine commonly known as Containment. This new doctrine was intended to prevent the spread of Communism. ...

Access 2000
Access 2000 Task 1 Purposes served by the VHD Tools Database VHD TOOLS LIMITED is dealing in equipment used in the building trade. Most of the trade information is stored on papers such as customer details, stock details, invoices etc. Considering time utilization and convenience, current system has been converted into computerized system. VHD TOOLS database is capable of handling customer details, orders, stock, staff and daily transactions (sales or rental). With the help of current database,...

Investigation
Investigation My investigation is a case study into the non-verbal communication used by teenagers when they get in trouble with the police. I will be looking at how they use gestures in conversation with police, where they stand during confrontation and whether they keep eye contact. I did both primary and secondary research for my investigation. The primary research carried out was a questionnaire that I gave to teenagers of different ages and of both sexes so I could gather information for my...

Analysis of Leo Tolstoy and his work How Much Land Does A Man Need
Analysis of Leo Tolstoy and his work How Much Land Does A Man Need? How Much Land Does A Man Need?, by Leo Tolstoy was influenced by his life and times. Leo Tolstoy encountered many things throughout his life that influenced his works. His life itself influenced him, along with poverty, greed and peasant days in 19th century Russia. Tolstoy's eventful life impacted his works. Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy was born into a family of aristocratic landowners in 1828 at the family estate at Yasnaya Polyan...

Asteroids
Asteroids Asteroids are rocky and metallic objects that orbit the Sun but are too small to be considered planets. They are known as minor planets. Asteroids range in size from Ceres, which has a diameter of about 1000 km, down to the size of pebbles. Sixteen asteroids have a diameter of 240 km or greater. They have been found inside Earth's orbit to beyond Saturn's orbit. Most, however, are contained within a main belt that exists between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Some have orbits that cr...

Beloved
Beloved Beloved is a novel which is both surrealistic and realistic. Although it depicts haunted houses and people returned from the dead, it also vividly and believably portrays life as a slave, and as an ex-slave, recounting the story of a free black who is never really free from anything--especially her past. The main storyline recounts the life and trials of Sethe, an escaped slave who is haunted by the horrors of her past, by the ghost of her murdered daughter, and the murder which she hers...

Cold Fusion
Cold Fusion Cheap, clean, easy to create, and plentiful amounts of energy have been sought for a long time. The closest to this would be Cold Fusion. For the world today, cold fusion would be the best for our energy needs. Charles Frank first devised the basic idea for Cold Fusion in 1947. At the time he was at Bristol University in England where the Physics Department was leading the world in the study of cosmic rays. Cold Fusion is a possible form of energy. This energy is obtained as two atom...

Ear Damage ProtectionHow Loud Music Affects Hearing
Ear Damage ProtectionHow Loud Music Affects Hearing Music Acoustics Ever wonder what it would be like to not be able to hear a bird sing, or trains go by in the distance? Some people do not have these experiences due to hearing loss or damage to the ears. Many musicians suffer from this loss of hearing and damage because of the intensity of their surroundings and a lack of precaution or knowledge of the effects of loud sounds. The ears are very delicate and sensitive. The ears must be treated wi...

Horse
Horse For this discussion we will assume that the horse is doing a descent stop at a slow lope. When you say Whoa your horse will consistently stop in one stride and slide a couple feet. Now its time to start building on that. (If your horse isnt doing a simple stop like this, hes not ready to be stepped up. Get a solid foundation on him first). There are several different factors that influence the length of a horses slide. They are: o The horses natural ability and aptitude for stopping...

Blood Simple
Blood Simple The world is full of complainers. But the fact is, nothing comes with a guarantee. I dont care if you are the Pope of Rome, President of the United State, or Man of the Year, something can go wrong, according to Vesser, the detective in Blood Simple (1984) which shows what can happen when a plan goes awry. Marty, a small bar owner in Texas, suspects his wife, Abbys infidelity with one of his bartenders, Ray, and hires Vesser to kill them. The cinematography illustrates how circu...

Human Communications
Human Communications April 28, 2004 Human Communications Paper There are relational dialectics in every relationship you have with someone. There is always going to be opposing and continuing tensions in any relationship. Some relationships show stronger tensions than others. One relationship I can look back on is one with my old girlfriend. I can see where I ensured enough, and not enough dialectics in my relationship. People want to feel connected and independent at the same time. This is call...

The Status of Women in India
The Status of Women in India November 28, 2000English 101 The Status of Women in India With a population of over one billion, India is the world first most populous country. Of that astronomical number, 200 million are women who live in poverty (Vinayak 11). The origin of the Indian belief of appropriate Indian female behavior can be traced to the rules laid down by a young girl, by a young woman, or even by an aged one. They believe in the notion that everything an Indian woman engages in must...

Johnny Got His Gun Chapter 1
Johnny Got His Gun, Chapter 1 English 10A, 6th Period November 5, 2000 Chapter 1 of Johnny Got His Gun by Dalton Trumbo was very confusing. It starts in France with a constant ringing phone that irritates a soldier of WWI. He has flashbacks of his fathers death, senior year, Christ, experiences in the war, childhood Christmas memories, parents love for each other, and the old party line. It [the telephone bell] sounded different from any other telephone bell or any other sound because it ha...

Lady Chatterleys Lover
Lady Chatterleys Lover D.H Lawrence I. Setting: 1917 WragbyEnglish midlands II. Characters: Constance(Connie) Reid/Chatterley: female protagonist. She is intellectual, and would at the time have been considered sexually promiscuous. Marries Clifford Chatterley and assumes the title of Lady Chatterly. She falls in love with Oliver Mellors (the estate gamekeeper) and conceives his child. Oliver Mellors Connies lover, and gamekeeper on her estranged husbands estate. Though he is but a servant,...

Ligeia
Ligeia Edgar Allen Poes short story Ligeia is a strange and surrealistic tale which relays the disturbing events of the death of a beloved wife, and her possible resurrection by uncertain means. Although the story is of the gothic tradition, complete with dark and mysterious surroundings, ghostly apparitions and multiple deaths, it is Poes use of a first-person narration within the text which serves to transform the story from a rather obvious horror story with shallow characters and little ...

Long Distance Relationships
Long Distance Relationships Title page Abstract Introduction Literature Review There are many aspects that need to be considered when looking at romantic long-distance relationships. This type of relationship varies greatly from relationships in which the partners live near one another in a number of ways including communication, idealization, and relationship satisfaction. These ideas need to be addressed when discussing the transition, maintenance, and coping solutions of the relationship. The...

Mathematics and Literature
Mathematics and Literature G1ASOC/G1A2SP-Mathematics and Society * Mathematics and Literature Lewis Carroll: Mathematics in Literature 'Can you do Addition?' the White Queen asked. 'What's one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one and one?' 'I don't know,' said Alice. 'I lost count.' 'She can't do Addition.' The Red Queen interrupted. --Lewis Carroll, Through the Looking Glass. The literary works of Lewis Carroll are littered with references to mathematics, the vast majority mo...

Math Assignment
Math Assignment Task 1 Location Latitude Longitude GMT Time (Grenwich Mean Time) Time in Brisbane at 10am May 21 Pipeline, Hawaii 2139N 15803W GMT -10 hours 2pm May 20th Margaret River, WA 3358S 11459E GMT +8 hours 8am May 21st Tavarua, Fiji 1726S 17751E GMT +12 hours 12 noon May 21st Cornwall, England 5001N 507W GMT (DST) 12 Midnight May 21st Lombok, Indonesia 830S 11639E GMT +8 hours 6am May 21st PLAYA GUIONES, Costa Rica GMT hours Papenoo break at Tahiti 1730S 14925W GM...

The Michelson and Morley Experiment
The Michelson and Morley Experiment Relativity Relativity begins with Galileo. He believed motion must be relative which means it involved the displacement of objects relative to a reference system. Most scientists, at the time, rejected the idea of the Earth rotating on its axis and around the sun because if you drop a stone from a tall building the stone should fly away as the Earth rotates. Galileo explained this by saying that the Earth and stone shared the same motion and because of them sh...

Poetry Assignment
Poetry Assignment Discuss the poets different attitudes to war, as presented in The Charge of the light Brigade, and Exposure. Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote the poem, The Charge of the Light Brigade; He was born in 1809 and died of old age in 1892. His poem was of second hand knowledge because it was formed from a report in the Times. Wilfred Owen wrote a poem known as Exposure Owen was born in 1893 and died at a very young age in 1918. He died during the battle; therefore his poem reflect...

SCHINDLER'S LIST
SCHINDLER'S LIST Date of publication: 12/15/1993 For cast, rating and other information, (click here) By Roger Ebert Oskar Schindler would have been an easier man to understand if he'd been a conventional hero, fighting for his beliefs. The fact that he was flawed - a drinker, a gambler, a womanizer, driven by greed and a lust for high living - makes his life an enigma. Here is a man who saw his chance at the beginning of World War II and moved to Nazi-occupied Poland to open a factory and emplo...

ROMANIA
ROMANIA (11 B) Romania is a republic in southeastern Europe and although rich in culture and natural resources, it has long been one of Europes poorest and least developed nations. Foreign powers, including the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian empires, controlled the country for much of its history. From historical point of view, the territory that is now Romania first appeared in history as Dacia. Most of its inhabitants were originally from the region of Thrace, in Greece; they were called Getae ...

Similarities between Jane Austens Emma and Sense and Sensibility
Similarities between Jane Austens Emma and Sense and Sensibility. Introduction Sense and Sensibility was published in 1811 whereas Emma came into book form five years later, in 1816. Austen described Emma a person no one but myself will much like a prediction which I consider to be false. From what Ive gathered by reading these two books is that although her male characters (especially the eligible, dashing suitors whom her heroines, in these two books at least, never marry) may be more ...

THE COLD WAR
THE COLD WAR History 1003 The Cold War between the superpowers of the United States and the Soviet Union was a clash of distant ideologies in a changing world. Friction developed between the two on many occasions as either side tried to expand their spheres of influence in politics, geographical surroundings, and even space. Continued clashes between the US and Soviet Union began to tense their relations during this era as it became evident to all that the cord of discontent could snap at any gi...

The Lost Statue
The Lost Statue We were holding Rome under siege for a long time but there were no signs of the near fall, promised by King Alaric. The soldiers started murmuring and there was rumour around the camp that the king has allied with the Roman emperor and has betrayed us and this was the true reason not to take over the city. The gossip reached our leader and he understood that he could not afford to waste more time and that immediate action was required. And he came up with a plan. He gathered us, ...

Psychology of The Black Family
Psychology of The Black Family Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin In Black Like Me, the white author details his startling experiences as an African-American. He spent a month with his skin temporarily darkened through medication and UV light to find out for himself what life is like for an African-American and to expose his experiences. Griffins wrote this book to tell whites about what they are doing to blacks. Griffin is a white reporter that would have had little hope of gaining true inf...

Jethro Creighton
Jethro Creighton The year is 1861. The United States is changing, and in more ways then not, seperaration. Departing from the way of life once shared with its neighboring countries to the south, the north is now thickening its line of boundries. They arent using a marker to to make a clear deseption of land, they are using lines of young men, brave, courageous, soldiers. The basic area covered by the Creighton's is their rural home streach in southern Illinois. Farmland and livestock make up the...

Siddhartha
Siddhartha The Brahmins Son Siddhartha, the son of a Brahmin (a Hindu Priest), and his best friend, Govinda, have grown up learning the ways of the Brahmins. Everyone in their village loves Siddhartha. But although he brings joy to everyone's life, Siddhartha feels little joy himself. He is troubled by restless dreams and begins to wonder if he has learned all that his father and the other Brahmins can teach him. As Hesse says, ...they had already poured the sum total of their knowledge into his...

First White Settlers
First White Settlers The first white man to settle in this region was William Stewart, one of George Washington's scouts, who established residence on the New Haven side of the Youghiogheny in 1753. History does not record Stewart as remaining here long, but it was long enough to give the place a name. It became known as Stewart's Crossing and the spot, just north of the new bridge over the river, is yet recognized by that name. The first permanent white inhabitant was Colonel William Crawford, ...

The Father of Modern Astronomy
The Father of Modern Astronomy JMJ April 28, 2004 Physics Period 5 From the first time children are introduced to astronomy in second grade, they are told that the sun is the center of the solar system. This was not always the case. For centuries, civilization believed the whole universe revolved around the earth. This was easy to believe since all the astral bodies seemed to make an arch across the sky, and, in relativity to the people on the ground, it was the sky that was moving, and not th...

A Marriage of Cultures
A Marriage of Cultures English 123, MW @ 3 1/23/04 Definition Essay, Final Draft My husband, Tyme, and I met on Saint Patricks Day in 2001. We were on a camping trip in a town called Carrolton, Georgia, which is walking distance from the Alabama state line. Although the sun was shining, it was cold enough outside to need layers of clothing just to stay comfortable. My friends and I decided to build a fire in the pit of our campsite to warm ourselves, and to boil some water for tea. We were sitt...

Descartes Method of Doubt and Proof of Self-existence
Descartes Method of Doubt and Proof of Self-existence In his Discourse on Method and Meditations on First Philosophy, Descartes looks back on his life and realizes that a great number of his opinions have been false. Subsequently, the knowledge he has built up over his life must also be markedly false, seeing as it is based upon such incorrect opinions. He resolves to restart his quest for knowledge from the bottom, building a philosophy to be the foundation upon which all further intellectual ...

Life in Hands of Man
Life in Hands of Man What responsibility do men have towards their creations; Did I request thee, Maker, from my clay To mould me Man, did I solicit thee From darkness to promote me? Milton, Paradise Lost, Book 10: 743-5 This quote is the epigraph for Mary Shelleys Frankenstein. It expresses a central problem in this work the problem of the responsibility of the creator towards his creature, and gives the reader the impression that the maker owes something to what he had brought into bein...

Models of Psychology
Models of Psychology Biological views human behavior in biological concepts (inheritance, genes, stress, hormones) Psychodynamic (Freud) behavior is brought about by unconscious inner forces uncontrollable Cognitive how people understand and think about external world (Structuralism Functionalism) mental activities Behaviors Observable behavior should be the focus. (J.B. Watson) Humanistic Free will, facilitate human beings Psychology-Scientific study of human behavior and mental pro...

Body Behavior
Body Behavior Sociology paper Guayaquil - Ecuador UEES 2/8/2002 Contents: o Introduction o Whats Body Behavior? o Body Behavior in Business o Body Behavior dictionary o Interviews o Conclusion o Bibliography 1. Introduction. - Body language is the behaviors expressed by a person, even if its masking what he really feels in an unconscious level is transmitting the truth and cant be hidden with words. Language is classified in verbal and non-verbal and the verbal language is only 7% of the me...

Echo Personality Disorder
********************************************************************* Echo Personality Disorder The term Echo Personality Disorder was coined by British Psychosynthesis practitioner Patrick Hurst, as a replacement term for 'Inverted Narcissism' and 'Covert Narcissism' which later terms place unwarranted emphasis on narcissistic qualities of the personality, which in many of these individuals may not be a feature at all. EPD is a highly differentiated form of Dependent Personality Disorder, mark...

Training of Psychiatric Social Workers
Training of Psychiatric Social Workers Lesson 9 Short Answer 1. Compare and contrast the training of psychiatric social workers, clinical psychologists, and psychiatrists. Psychiatric social worker is a mental health professional whose specialized training prepares him/her to consider the social context of peoples problem. He/she is trained to consider the social contexts of people problems, so these practitioners may involve family members in the therapy or at least become acquainted with clie...

ComputerIts Effect on Childrens Learning and Development Psychology 2
ComputerIts Effect on Childrens Learning and Development Psychology 2 Dec 1st, 2001 The role of computers effect on childhood education has been a widely controversial topic for decades, and both parents and educators have concerns about the potential benefits or harms to young children. Critics argue that introducing technologies in schools will only waste time, money and childhood development itself by speeding up the pace and cutting down on essential learning experiences that children mus...

Introduction to Islam
Introduction to Islam Allah (God) Islam is the complete submission and obedience to Allah (God). The name Allah (God) in Islam never refers to Muhammad (pbuh), as many Christians may think; Allah is the personal name of God. What do Muslims believe about Allah? 1. He is the one God, Who has no partner. 2. Nothing is like Him. He is the Creator, not created, nor a part of His creation. 3. He is All-Powerful, absolutely Just. 4. There is no other entity in the entire universe worthy of worship bes...

ISLAM
ISLAM 570--Birth of Muhammad into Quraysh, the ruling tribe of Mecca. Islamic tradition relates miraculous signs foretelling Muhammad's future greatness. Orphaned and raised by an uncle Abu Talib to be a trader. 595-Muhammad marries Khadijah a rich widow several years his senior. Earns reputation of Al-Amin --the faithful, for his virtue and wisdom. 610- The Night of Power (believed to be the 26th of Ramadan)--First revelation while meditating in a cave on Mt. Hira outside Mecca. Voices and visi...

Dark energy and the accelerating expansion of the universe
Dark energy and the accelerating expansion of the universe If the universe is expanding at an accelerating rate, some invisible, unidentified energy must be offsetting gravity. In the beginning, when matter was close together and the universe was dense, gravitational attraction was much stronger. Now that matter is far apart and the density of the universe is low, this mysterious energy is pushing space itself outward at an accelerating rate. The source of this mysterious force opposing gravity ...

Which type of Bridge is more wind resistant Cable Stayed Suspension or
Which type of Bridge is more wind resistant, Cable Stayed, Suspension, or Arch Bridge? (Experimental Design; District Assessment) Introduction: Bridges have made our lives much easier. They have helped us cross long areas where it would be impossible to cross without sailing or boating across. Although it is a great invention it needs to be safe especially long bridges that are placed in windy areas. The three of the most well known type of bridges are suspension bridges, cable stayed bridges, ...

Chemiluminescence
Chemiluminescence A2 Table of Contents Introduction. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3-5 History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .6 What is Chemiluminescence?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7-16 Summary. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . .17-19 Bibliography. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . ....

Experiment 5
Experiment #5 Lab Group 1a NATS 1710 o The period in hours would be 1 hour and 45 minutes. o Distance: 27.32 days X 24 hrs = 658.68 hours r 400,000 km to the moon. If the distance were 200,000 km, then the period would be 240 hours. The period is not half as long, but slightly more. o Stationary satellite: The orbital period would be 24 hours because the satellite is above the equator. The stationary satellite should be 42,000 km; however, you should subtract the earths radius of 6371 km. Thus,...

Exploring Telepresence
Exploring Telepresence Preface Telepresence is an emerging technology that may totally change our value towards time and space. It introduces an idea in designing computer user interface in a human natural way. The interface enables users to feel they are physically present in a distant site and to control remote objects to achieve users goals. Human is able to overcome distance, traveling time and adverse environment for completing remote tasks. Is this technology interesting? This article wil...