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Brown v Board of Ed of Topeka was a landmark case in the history of Am
Brown v. Board of Ed. of Topeka was a landmark case in the history of American education. It marked a huge turning point in the struggle against segregation and sparked the civil rights movement. Ever since before the Civil War, racial segregation was common throughout the South. After the war ended, segregation continued to become more oppressive and widespread in the southern states. However, the African Americans still tried with all their effort to regain their civil rights. In 1909, the Na...

History essay
History essay A case for the connection of Americas colonial and revolutionary religious and political experiences to the basic principles of the Constitution can be readily made. One point in favor of this conclusion is the fact that most Americans at that time had little beside their experiences on which to base their political ideas. This is due to the lack of advanced schooling among common Americans at that time. Other points also concur with the main idea and make the theory of the conne...

One of the most controversial issues in the rights of juveniles today
One of the most controversial issues in the rights of juveniles today is addressed in the question, Should the death penalty be applied to juveniles? For nearly a century the juvenile courts have existed to shield the majority of juvenile offenders from the full weight of criminal law and to protect their entitled special rights and immunities. In the case of kent vs. United states in 1996, Justice Fortas stated some of these special rights which include; Protection from publicity, confin...

Introduction
Introduction: A Newfound Freedom Capitalism in Russia Imagine you are a high school student just about to graduate. You are about to leave your parents,who have directed your actions for your entire life. However, you have never had to make your own decisions, and are having trouble handling your new situation. Now imagine that on a larger scale. An entire nation released from the control of its parents with no idea how to use its newfound freedom. The Russian Federation is only a shell of it...

Depression Report
Depression Report 1930's The 1930's were a sad time for many. It is the time when the stock market crashed, banks closed, and millions were left penniless. You might think that that's all there is to it, but what else was going on? How did America once more become a prosperous place? To fully understand the events of the 1930's and the Great Depression, one must first understand the economic terms of that period, as well as the many acts and groups that contributed to helping the nation get bac...

There are many things that we as a people want to hide from others as
There are many things that we as a people want to hide from others, as to sayskeletons we have in the closet, those things that would classify us as being inhumane, or barbaric. Sometimes in life, actions or things that we do dictate to others what type of people we happen to be. The US government has a plethora of covert operations and experiments that they continuously want to hide from the public eye, but no other experiment or operation was as deadly, barbaric, inhumane, ominous, unethical...

His Life
His Life: Edgar Allen Poe was born January 19, 1809 in Boston to Elizabeth Arnold Poe, an English born actress, and David Poe, Jr., an actor from Baltimore, Maryland. His mother tragically died in 1811. The young Edgar Allen went to live with his godfather, John Allen, and his wife who were childless. From 1815 to 1820, his godfather sent him to England and Scotland to begin his classical education. When he returned to Richmond Virginia in the United States, he studied Greek, Latin, French, Spa...

The Confederate South which is known for its deep military history pro
The Confederate South, which is known for its deep military history, proved to be no competition for an industrially sound and hastily growing north in this Civil War. The North that was industrially strong and armed to the teeth found much of their victories quite easily obtainable. Strategy, moral, leadership, and economy are just a few factors that contributed to the Unions dominance over the confederate succeeded states. The Union won the civil war by economic fortitude and industrial domi...

The Inca
The Inca As you gaze at the society you live in today, you are accustomed to your culture; your religion, language, government, food, and basically your way of life. What is amazing is that there are thousands of other cultures, all being different in one way or another. It could be said that the most mysterious and interesting of cultures are tose of the ancient world. One of those cultures that we know a good deal about is the Incans. Their span was rather short, yet they accomplished so much...

Italy began to flourish in the 15th century and began to become a rich
Italy began to flourish in the 15th century and began to become a rich state. Italian cities grew in population and wealth structuring a new order and class in Italy. Humanism, exploration and trade caused medieval Europe to transform into the modern world. As the Italian cities began to grow, idealist's concepts became more open to society. These idealists would begin the birth of humanism. Literature was becoming more open allowing people like Francesco Petrarch, the father of humanism to b...

Pride
Pride Margaret Laurence wrote the fictional novel, The Stone Angel. Portrayed through out this novel was the theme of pride. There was individual pride that Hagar and Jason Currie mainly characterized. There was also the pride that the Curries felt for not lowering themselves or asking others for help. Jason Currie is a man full of pride for his family, his business and himself. Family pride was exemplified when he bought in pride an angel to mark his wifes bones and proclaim his dynasty. ...

GLORY
GLORY In the poem Stanzas Written on the Road Between Florence and Pisa by Lord Byron; the author is speaking to anyone listening regarding about the condition that glory is something that needs to be appreciated and cherished as a youth because it is of no use to us when we are older. There was a short paragraph in Priestly relating to this poem that is of great importance to the mood and tone . It said: In this poem one can almost hear the hoofbeats of the horse Byron was riding. This me...

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in England in 1564
William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, in England in 1564. While his exact birth date is unknown, it is most often celebrated on April 23, the feast of St. George. He was the third of seven children born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. Shakespeare's father was a tanner and glove maker. He was also a fairly prominent political figure, being an alderman of Stratford for years, and serving a term as high bailiff (mayor). He died in 1601, leaving little land to William. Not much...

THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION
THE BAY OF PIGS INVASION The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency, a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a rise in tension between the two great superpowers. Ironically thirty-four years after the event, the person that the invasion meant to topple, Fidel Castro, is still in po...

Death surrounded Emily Dickinson in life which impacted her works of p
Death surrounded Emily Dickinson in life which impacted her works of poetry. Emily Elizabeth Dickinson was born to Edward Dickinson and Emily Norcross on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Later in life she was known as America's Greatest Poet. She attended the Amherst Academy and graduated in 1844. She had an elder brother named Austin and a younger sister named Lavina. At sixteen she was sent away to school. Emily led a very private life and only ten of her poems were published whil...

Introduction
Introduction The last time I was in Algeria is 15 years ago. Back then it was save for me to travel in Algeria and to see the familiy of my mothers side. The reason why I chose this country is not because I identify myself with Algeria but the complete opposite. I dont speak Arabic and I know very little about Algerias historical background. The reason why I chose Algeria is to find out more about the country my mother is from. First I will outline the history of Algeria (early and recent). I...

Tactics of WWI
Tactics, of W.W.I I was so happy in World War II and in Vietnam that they didnt have gas, because I have a son in Vietnam. Gas is so terrible. A terrible weapon. It even burns your armpits. They are so tender that you couldnt put a broad stick around your testicles, it burns terribly. Any very sensitive part. Its terrible. I thought during my first gas attack, that I was going to die. I thought of all the things flashed through my mind and my home, my mom and dad and brothers and I thought ...

E E Cummings
E. E. Cummings In the early twentieth century, an unfamiliar face arose with an unusual style of writing. His name was Edward Estlin Cummings. As a young man, Cummings wrote many poems and a few plays that would later be published. He enjoyed painting, which was also a reflection of his writing, and developed a style that was unique in any time period because it defied all rules of grammar and syntax. He used ambiguity as a means to open peoples' minds and challenge their intellect and to expre...

Why The North Won The Civil War
Why The North Won The Civil War In several categories the North was far superior to the South and therefore won the war. Some examples are the economies, financial and industrial capacity, the leadership, and the manpower potential of the North and South. This includes the character and ability of the soldiers. In 1861, when the Civil War first began, the North had almost every advantage number-wise. There were twenty-three states in the Union while there were only eleven in the Confederacy. Th...

Contents
Contents The Impact of Digital Image Processing (For Business and in the Home) Abstract Acknowledgements 1.0 Introduction Dedication I dedicate this research work to God the Almighty who has made it a success. This research work is also dedicated to my loved family for their moral support. Abstract After seeing films like Toy Story and A Bug's Life, I thought of how these people created all these computer animations and special graphics? This question raised an interest to find out what tec...

Great products make for great advertising campaigns and the National F
Great products make for great advertising campaigns and the National Fluid Milk Processors definitely have both. The milk mustache advertising campaign has reached epic proportions. The advertisements are now collected and traded by American youth, the news media has been proclaiming its effectiveness, and the ads have become the source of comical relief from comedians like Jay Leno and David Lettermen. The New York Times and USA Today each have proclaimed that this advertising campaign was in ...

John Lennon is considered to be one of the most influential people in
John Lennon is considered to be one of the most influential people in the history of music. He took the initiative to stand up and speak for an entire generation. He sung about freedom, peace and solutions to the worlds problems. Many of the people of this generation lived vicariously through him and his lyrics. In a society where people worked for the government, he urged them to stand up and fight to make the government work for them. Lennon saw that there was more to life than jobs, schools...

The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of wh
The American electoral process is a complicated process by means of which the electorate chooses those men and women who will represent their interests on the local, state and national levels. Of course, this is an oversimplification of the electoral process, which is influenced by a number of different factors having little to do with the voice of the people. Among those influences are the reaction of the mass media to any particular issue or candidate, the ability of that candidate to artic...

General Patton was a very famous and well-respected man He first serve
General Patton was a very famous and well-respected man. He first served with General Pershing in Mexico and later in World War I. He is known mostly for commanding the third army in World War II. Spoken of as old blood and guts, Patton was considered a daring and ruthless field commander. George Smith Patton Jr. was born of San Gabriel, California on November 11, 1885. He was a descendant of military forbears. In the middle of Georges fathers 1,800-acre farm, he loved to go hunting, fishing,...

Obesity What it does to People
Obesity: What it does to People Obesity is like a plague sweeping across America killing some emotionally and others physically. With over 29 million people overweight in America, people are still unaware of the risks of obesity. (Kanigel 30) Emotionally, they are effected by the perfect image publicized in media, stereotypes, and prejudices of others. Physically, they suffer from arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and sometimes even death. The overweight feels as if they have to possess the ...

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...

Materialism in Death of a Salesman
Materialism in Death of a Salesman Arthur Miller uses Death of a Salesman to expose America's preoccupation with materialism after World War II. This preoccupation is the main cause of Willy's mental stress. Willy had a lot riding on him being successful. His family's survival depended on his success. Miller's depiction of the Loman family is an example which shows that America is largely a second and third generation country. The first generation in this play, Willy's father, was forced in ord...

Albert Einstein was born on March 14 1879 in the small town of Ulm in
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in the small town of Ulm, in Southern Germany, near Europes longest river, the Danube. His parents, Hermann and Pauline, were Jewish. His father was an electrician who was also interested in electrical inventions. However he was very unsuccessful in his business, and as soon as Albert was born, the family moved to Munich. As a child Einstein was very lonely and shy. He preferred to play with himself in the parks and woods. He first realized the wonde...

Immigration
Immigration: To first understand immigration one most look at why it is taking place. America, the great land of the free, created a new opportunity for many people from foreign countries to live out their dreams. It was a fast growing and very strong nation with lots of economic opportunities, from the gold rush and the building of the Rail Road to the many other new and growing areas of development. Each region of the world had their own reason for coming, but as individuals they all strived ...

BASKETBALL HOW IT WAS CREATED AND HOW IT RECEIVED ITS NAME
BASKETBALL: HOW IT WAS CREATED AND HOW IT RECEIVED ITS NAME In todays fast pace world, we marvel as superstars such as Micheal Jordan leaps into the air like a bird taking off for flight. We give ooh-s as Clyde Drexler majestically glides across the wooden court, and aah as Shaq does a powerful slam-dunk, which shatters the glass backboard into millions of pieces. Watching all of these fantastic spectacles, one question unconsciously runs through our minds: How did this game get invented...

OFFICIAL ABSTRACT
OFFICIAL ABSTRACT West Virginia School Studies Fair Project Name: The Navajo Code Talkers: Forgotten Heroes Category: World History Division: Division III 1.What is the purpose of your project? The purpose of this project is to bring recognition to an often forgotten vital piece of the United States strategy in defeating the Japanese in the Pacific during World War II. The Navajo Indians joined the war effort in the Marine division in 1942 in the capacity of code talkers. The Japanese had broke...

The Black Death also known as the Black Plague or the Bubonic Plague k
The Black Death, also known as the Black Plague, or the Bubonic Plague killed one third of the population of Europe during its reign in the13th and 14th centuries. The arrival of this plague set the scene for years of strife and heroism. Leaving the social and economic aspect in a standstill. The phantom of death became a subject of art, music and folklore and it influenced the consciousness of the people. The impact of this mass killer caused enormous chaos and havoc to the Medieval society be...

Managed Health Care
Managed Health Care Of the approximately 257.8 million individuals currently living in the United States of America, every one of them has a need for effective, affordable and accessible health care coverage and services. Within the past thirty to forty years, the scope and cost of health care coverage and services has drastically changed, altering the manner in which health care was previously managed. There are several factors that have affected the cost of health care coverage over the cours...

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...

James Cook was a British naval captain navigator and explorer who
James Cook was a British naval captain, navigator, and explorer, who explored the sea ways and coasts of Canada. He also conducted three expeditions to the Pacific Ocean, ranging from the Antarctic ice fields to the Bering Strait and from the coasts of North America to Australia and New Zealand. James Cook was the son of a farmhand migrant from Scotland. While he was still a child, his father became the foreman on a farm in a neighboring village. He showed signs of an inquiring and able mind an...

Madness may be mental incapacity caused by an unmentionable
Madness may be mental incapacity caused by an unmentionable injury. Such wounds often are not easily perceived but may be revealed in time of stress. Hamlets question, have you a daughter?(Act II. Sc2 182) Polonius about the Princes emotional state. What is hidden will surely be told to Cloudius by his adviser. Laertes search for revenge is sharper proof that madness in degrees of publicity causes harm to the observers. Claudius promise no wind of blame(Act IV, Sc.7,66) once Laertes ki...

A committee on Outrages was appointed and from its report we gather th
A committee on Outrages was appointed, and from its report we gather the following facts showing the actual condition of the State. Out of forty-five counties, murders of colored men during the past year are reported in seventeen counties, and we are informed these murders are very common.1 This passage was from a black convention held in Macon, Georgia, during the year 1870. That was the period directly following the norths victory in the Civil War, and the whites contempt for blacks was at ...

Jazz is the audible history of racial integration in
Jazz is the audible history of racial integration in America. As a musical style it is distinguished by it's emphasis upon improvisation, blues influenced tonality, and syncopated swing rhythm. Created originally by African Americans in the New Orleans area, jazz is an integration and synthesis of European and African ideas. Euro-American culture contributed concepts of sectional and different musical form, functional harmony, metric rhythm (4/4 meter), and brass instruments. Africa provided th...

The Culture War
The Culture War What is the culture war? The culture war is the overall fight against evil in today's society. There are three necessities in winning any war. 1, you must know that your are at war. 2, you must know who your enemy is. Finally 3, you must know what strategies, or weapons can defeat them.-How to Win the Culture War. Also, if you plan on defeating your enemy in this war you cannot 1, simply sew peace banners on a battlefield. 2, fight civil wars against your allies. And 3, u...

Since WWII Indias major relationships with other countries has affecte
Since WWII, Indias major relationships with other countries has affected Indian life politically and economically. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the U.S., and the USSR all had some influence that altered the culture and history of India. INDIA AND PAKISTAN After WWII Britain agreed to free India, at the same time riots broke out between the Hindu and the Muslims. To settle this dispute, Britain gave the Muslims control of the land in western and eastern India in 1947. This partition, or div...

The Downfall of Macbeth
The Downfall of Macbeth Is everyone defeated or brought down from power at some time? Often, in a tragedy or drama, the main hero experiences a downfall. However, just as the downfall of a tragic hero varies, so do the causes of this downfall. Throughout the play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, many factors contributed to the downfall of Macbeth such as fate, errors in his judgment, and the main factor being flaws in his character. Among the causes of Macbeths fall from power and grace, fate ...

Clinton parallels not JFK but LBJ In life outlook and focus on place i
Clinton parallels not JFK, but LBJ // In life, outlook and focus on place in history -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Bill Clinton is keenly interested in how history will judge him. He began his administration with John F. Kennedy as a model and now compares himself to Theodore Roosevelt, a president who made a great mark on the White House and the country, though there was no war during his administration. However, it is a president Clinton almo...

Ferinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first
Ferinand Magellan was a Portuguese sea captain who commanded the first expedition that sailed around the world. The Voyage was the first positive piece of proof that the earth is round. Magellan was born around 1480 in northern Portugal. His parents were members of the nobility, died when he was ten. He became a page at the Portuguese court at age twelve to Queen Leonor. His position served as a means of education for sons of the Portuguese nobility. While at court, Ferdinand learned about the ...

Yahoocom is the company I chose to invest 100000 in I decided this is
Yahoo.com is the company I chose to invest $1,000.00 in I decided this is the company I want to invest in, because I have been using yahoo.com for two years. I log on to their web site everyday and have always been successfully connected without any problems. Yahoo.com is one of the companies affiliated with NASDAQ. This exchange is utterly unpredictable, put in a second straight day of record gains on Friday March 24, 2000, eradicating the following Friday March 31, 2000 with huge losses and p...

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...

In today's corporate environment human resources are undeniably our mo
In today's corporate environment, human resources are undeniably our most valuable assets. By valuing and training our employees, we are better able to meet the needs of our clients. More and more, companies are realizing the importance of corporate etiquette in the sales environment. Customers are looking for a manner conscious sales associate with attention to detail, and a desire to be his or her best. The proper use of manners can show a client immediately what you're made of. According to ...

PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THROUGH PARKS AND RECREATION
PROMOTING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY THROUGH PARKS AND RECREATION The United States Department of Health and Human Services published the nations public health goals in a document called Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives. The objectives give priorities to reducing coronary heart disease and obesity, increasing moderate and vigorous physical activity, reducing leisure-time physical inactivity, and increasing physical activities that maintain muscular streng...

The British government took several steps to deal with the new territo
The British government took several steps to deal with the new territories and control the colonies. They made many restrictions on colonial trade, the powers of the colonial assemblies, on the access of the western lands, there was taxation for the first time, there was use of British troops even in peacetime, and modifications of the Massachusetts government in violation of its charter rights. As a result of these restrictions, Americans were outraged. They felt that Britian was depriving the...

Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 51856 in Franklin Count
Booker Taliaferro Washington was born on April 5,1856 in Franklin County, Virginia. Washington gained an early appreciation for the values of family and education. Booker had been blessed with an intact family, with one exception of having a white father who never contributed to his life and whose identity Washington never acknowledged. From the lifelong inspiration of his mother, Jane, Booker learned lasting lessons of courage, perseverance, resourcefulness, and postive concepts, which influen...