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Nicholas II
Nicholas II 1/25/99 By Mikhail Grishin Nicholas II was born on May 6, 1868, in Tsarskoe Selo. He was delivered by his mother Marie Fyodorovna Romanova, formerly Dagmar, Princess of Denmark.His father Alexander Romanov was an important member of the Russian government. Unlike the rest of the Romanov men, Nicholas was not a very big man. The other men were always very intimidating; Nicholas however, was a simply5' 6 tall. To make up for his lack of height, Nicholas worked out with weights and oth...

Presidency in Trouble
Presidency in Trouble Joshua Lang Civics 1st Hr. In this report I will be answering questions like should Clinton be impeached or should he resign. Also I will have other peoples opinions on our president. I will also give you my opinion on the president. Right now our president is in a bit of trouble for lying in the Grand Jury about the Lewinsky sex scandal. The reason he is in so much trouble is because when you lie in the Grand Jury that is perjury which then could impeach Clinton. What are...

President Bill Clinton has been impeached and will now be brought to t
President Bill Clinton has been impeached and will now be brought to trial in the Senate. Can the people of the United States trust a leader that has lied so many times in the past? Clinton should be removed from office; a dishonest person should not lead the nation. President Clinton should be removed from office because his actions were immoral, the presidency is now mocked by foreign nations, and he committed perjury. President Clinton acted in an immoral way. He not only broke the law by co...

Why President Clinton Should not be impeached or punished
Why President Clinton Should not be impeached or punished America is full of hypocrites. The hypocrites I am speaking of are those who wish for our president to be impeached. I am nearly certain that most of them have lied before. In fact, most of the anti-Clinton Americans fail to see all of the circumstances surrounding this situation. I, for one, am not for punishing our President. There are several reasons why I do not believe that President Clinton should receive any punishment for lying u...

Ever since Midas lust for gold it appears to be that man has acquired
Ever since Midas lust for gold, it appears to be that man has acquired a greed and appetite for wealth. Juana, the Priest, and the doctor have all undergone a change due to money. They are all affected by their hunger for wealth and inturn are the base for their own destruction, and the destruction of society. Steinbecks The Pearl is a study of mans self destruction through greed. Juana, the faithful wife of Kino, a paltry peasant man, had lived a spiritual life for what had seemed like as...

Thesis Statement
Thesis Statement Alexander Hamilton, a founding father, stated that impeachment is appropriate for offenses based on abuse or violation of some public trust. The constitution says, The President, Vice President and civil officers of the United States shall be removed from office on impeachment for, the conviction of, treason, bribery, or other high crimes and misdemeanors. President Clinton is guilty as charged for the crimes brought to the senate. James Madison, a founding father, stated t...

The Kenneth Starr report on President Clinton has been going on for aw
The Kenneth Starr report on President Clinton has been going on for awhile now. This is not a one-time incident for Clinton. Scandals involving the president have been appearing as far back as he was governor of Arkansas. His newest scandal involved a White House Intern named Monica Lewinsky. It wouldnt be such big news by itself but she was involved in a grand jury trial involving the president. In which she testified in favor of the president. Everyday new skeletons from his closet appear. J...

The Leader
The Leader The leader must inspire individuals to do their jobs, to carry out orders and ideas, for the good of the organization. The leader must understand what a leader must BE, KNOW, and DO. Some individuals seem to be natural leader, and others must train and educate them self to become betters leaders. Our society admires past and present leaders. What a good leader he was or is, said some individuals. This prompts our society to ask, What is a excellent leader? Some leaders are highly...

CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 1 - In the opening paragraph, Huck introduces himself to us as the narrator of the story. He talks to us in a relaxed, matter-of-fact tone that makes him sound friendly, honest, and maybe a little less respectful than he should be. He does, after all, come close to calling Mark Twain a liar. Try to imagine Twain writing that paragraph, in which he has a fictional character accuse him of stretching the truth in an earlier book. Twain seems to be sharing a joke with you, the reader, but...

The Role of the Japanese Emperor in the Meiji Restoration
The Role of the Japanese Emperor in the Meiji Restoration By Jody Kitcher Japan is a society whose culture is steeped in the traditions and symbols of the past: Mt. Fuji, the tea ceremony, and the sacred objects of nature revered in Shintoism. Two of the most important traditions and symbols in Japan; the Emperor and Confucianism have endured through Shogunates, restorations of imperial rule, and up to present day. The leaders of the Meiji Restoration used these traditions to gain control over ...

Ishmael is destined to be an underling to Captain Ahab a moody strick
Ishmael is destined to be an underling to Captain Ahab, a moody stricken man who stood before his crew with a crucifixion in his face; in all the nameless regal overbearing dignity of some mighty woe. (Ch.28). Ahab sees Moby Dick as a supernatural source of all man's torments: He tasks me; he heaps me; I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it. That inscrutable thing is chiefly what hate; and be the white whale agent, or be the white whale principal, I will wr...

The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings To some it is more than a sport, it is a passion. To most it is known as cockfighting, but to the passionate, it is known as the quest for Machismo (Jasper 157). This passion, for cockers, is much the same as the passion that goes into breeders of any animal who show them. The cocks are treated like kings, getting all the food and nourishment they can handle. They are groomed and made to look nice like all other show animals because, to the cocker, a good looking, healthy...

4th Amendment-Search and Seizure
4th Amendment-Search and Seizure In the late 1700s the 4th Amendment was written due to strong objections to the Writs of Assistance, or general warrants. The Writs Assistance gave officials the right to enter any home and seize belongings without probable cause. The 4th amendment was ratified in the Bill of Rights on December 15, 1771. This amendment protects the peoples right to privacy and security. The Fourth Amendment states, The right of the people to be secure in their persons, house...

Hermes was a God of mischief and excitement He was known for inventing
Hermes was a God of mischief and excitement. He was known for inventing measurement, musical instruments, and steeling cattle. Hermes was a God that everyone can relate to. Hermes did small important chores for the Gods, but his main job was delivering messages. Was Hermes a good or a bad God? Hermes the son of Maia, a local Goddess, and Zeus, the ruler of all the Gods, was born in a cave on Mount Cyllene in Arcadia. (Rosenberg, Donna) Zeus added Maia to his group of female conquests, which was...

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...

THE SEARCH
THE SEARCH Over the years, the practice of physician assisted suicide, affectionately know as euthanasia, has evolved into one of the biggest social issues in the United States and the World. There have been many controversies over whether or not euthanasia is justified. In some places in the United States, euthanasia is considered murder (Jussim 47). It is then treated as a murder case and murder penalties are used. There has been a whole change in euthanasia over the centuries, but it still s...

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...

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...

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...

History's revolutions have taken on a distinct shape Crane Brinton poi
History's revolutions have taken on a distinct shape. Crane Brinton points out this particular pattern inherent to national revolutions in his book Anatomy of a Revolution. Brinton uses a wheel to describe the common cycle that most revolutions share. Brinton claims that the starting block of most revolutions is the societal problems brought forth by the Old Regime. Brinton continues his cycle with the isolated and spontaneous events of dissatisfaction that mark the overthrow of that Old Reg...

The account of one ancient historian named Abu-al-Mundhir Hishm ibn-Mu
The account of one ancient historian named Abu-al-Mundhir Hishm ibn-Muhammad ibn-al-S'ib ibn-Bishr al-Kalbi, better known as ibn-al-Kalbi, gives report of around twenty idols that existed in the Middle-East in a book called, The Book of Idols. This book of idols shows the work of a Moslem historian who attempted to create a listing of all the idols worshiped by the Arab people before the coming of the Prophet Muhammad. The research of this historian, who lived in the eighth and ninth centurie...

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...

It has been said that the Mongols were the most cruel and barbaric of
It has been said that the Mongols were the most cruel and barbaric of the peoples that have roamed this earth. My research paper is on the greatest of the Mongols, Genghis Khan. Genghis Khan was, even in the lightest sense, a military genius. Genghis Khan almost conquered the world. He instilled in humankind a fear that lasted for ages. But what drove him to do it? Was it by chance? This paper will explain how the general's childhood molded the man into the best war general of the known world. T...

The Problem of Language in All Quiet on the Western Front
The Problem of Language in All Quiet on the Western Front German Literature For it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues that only babble child's play. (The Inferno, XXXII, 7-9.) Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque's protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent Romantic t...

To Kill a Mocking Bird-The Ewell Residence
To Kill a Mocking Bird-The Ewell Residence In To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee gives us a very detailed description of Robert Ewell, his family, and how he lives. A good example is the passage in which Robert Ewell testifies in the Tom Robinson Trial. This is a description of the Ewell's home as well as an insight into the Ewells themselves. We learn what kind of a father Robert is and the kind of life into which he has forced his eldest daughter, Mayella. We also see how the county of Maycomb...

Should the President be Impeached
Should the President be Impeached? The most controversial headlines today focus on the President of The United States, Bill Clinton. These headlines have nothing to do with his Foreign policies, deficit control, or the United States budget spending rather focus specifically on the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal and the impeachment hearings. Currently President Clinton faces impeachment hearings. Due to certain allegations caused by the so-called, sex scandal. In the history of the United States o...

The Dawn of the French Revolution
The Dawn of the French Revolution Prize Fighter versus The Underdog: Aristocracy versus Bourgoise The French Revolution is thought to be one of the most extreme revolutionary movements of all time. It brought about a great upheaval of French society which replaced the old regime with a modern society. The Revolution was sparked by a clash between two powerful opposing powers, both on the rise. The clash was between the resurgent French aristocracy and the countrys rising bourgeois class. A pa...

Juilus and Ethel Rosenberg
Juilus and Ethel Rosenberg This is an odd Report I had to do. The outcome of the Julius and Ethel Rosenberg Trial for espionage in 1951 and their subsequent execution in 1953 was directly related to the political climate at that time. The governments evidence against the Rosenbergs was not over whelming but due to a combination of fear and political pressure the guilty verdict was inevitable. Even though Julius did not deliver the secrets of the bomb to Moscow and nor did they cause the Korean w...

To Kill a Mocking Bird
To Kill a Mocking Bird In To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee gives us a very detailed description of Robert Ewell, his family, and how he lives. A good example is the passage in which Robert Ewell testifies in the Tom Robinson Trial. This is a description of the Ewell's home as well as an insight into the Ewells themselves. We learn what kind of a father Robert is and the kind of life into which he has forced his eldest daughter, Mayella. We also see how the county of Maycomb cruelly discriminat...

Bill Clinton
Bill Clinton Nathan Thayer Cpw-3 Oct. 15, 98 Many presidents of the United States have been accused of having an affair. Most of these accusations can not be proven. The presidents usually get off the hook and nothing else is said about the affair ever again. In Bill Clintons case it is very different. He was accused of having an affair with Monica Lewinsky. Instead of letting it go, they decided to make a big deal about it and take the President to court. Of course, trying to protect his wife ...

Baby Boy Hernandez
Baby Boy Hernandez Reli 330 Case Report Analysis Important Facts 1.Baby Boy Hernandez is dependent on a respirator. He is barely twenty-five weeks old and weighs less than one pound. He is hypoglycemic and has respiratory distress syndrome and jaundice. He also has an intraventricular hemorrhage. He is malnourished and isn't gaining weight. 2.Baby Boy Hernandez's bill is close to $125,000. His family has no money and no insurance. In the previous year Memorial Hospital's Neonatal Unit lost over ...

French Revolution Causes and Effects
French Revolution Causes and Effects Often in society whenever some particular groups of people acquire too much power or wealth, it will create a class struggle. This usually results in a chain of events that will cause society to change its practices. Whether it is the American Revolution, the Civil Rights movement of the 60's and 70's, or in the case of the French Revolution, people were willing to lose their lives, just so they could have equal and unbiased treatment. It is almost as if ther...

Case Study Analyses of the Character Hamlet by Individual Psychology
Case Study Analyses of the Character Hamlet by Individual Psychology Adams State College Hamlet 2 I will be evaluating the character Hamlet from the movie Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. The theory I have chosen is Gordon Allports psychology of the individual. Hamlet was written by William Shakespeare in 1602 and was first performed at the Globe theater in England. In particular I have chosen the 1993 screen play interpretation written by Franco Zeffirelli and staring Mel Gibson as Hamlet. The sta...

Katz vs The United States
Katz vs. The United States The petitioner Mr. Katz was arrested for illegal gambling, he had been gambling over a public phone. The FBI attached an electronic recorder onto the outside of the public phone booth. The state courts claimed this to be legal because the recording device was on the outside of the phone and the FBI never entered the booth. The Supreme Court Ruled in the favor of Katz. They stated that the Fourth Amendment allowed for the protection of a person and not just a persons p...

To be a Wiccan in America
To be a Wiccan in America Free exercise of religion is protected in the United States provided that the belief is sincerely held and is a religious belief of any kind. The belief or practice need not be a part of an organized religion or sect, and need not include a belief in any Supreme Deity. Indigenous, polytheistic, agnostic, and atheistic beliefs all fall under the protection of the law. (Know) In America, it was determined in the ruling of US vs. Ballard, in 1944, that the Courts can no...

American Civil War
American Civil War The American Civil War In 1860, arguably the world's greatest nation was locked in Civil War. The war divided the country between the North (Union) and South (Confederate). The war lasted five years and by 1865 the Confederate forces were truly beaten. Out of this horrendous war though, where some 600,000 men died grew a greater sense of nationalism than is today, unrivalled around the world. The American Civil War is interpreted differently by many historians but most see the...

Celebrating Religious Holidays In Public
Celebrating Religious Holidays In Public It is unconstitutional for local, state or federal governments to favor one religion over another? Government can show favoritism toward religion by displaying religious symbols in public places at taxpayer expense, by sponsoring events like Christmas concerts, caroling, or by supporting the teaching of religious ideas. It appears the United States government has had a history of favoring Christianity. The United States government's favoritism of Christia...

German Literature
German Literature The Problem of Language in All Quiet on the Western Front For it is no easy undertaking, I say, to describe the bottom of the Universe; nor is it for tongues that only babble child's play. (The Inferno, XXXII, 7-9.) Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front, a novel set in World War I, centers around the changes wrought by the war on one young German soldier. During his time in the war, Remarque's protagonist, Paul Baumer, changes from a rather innocent Romantic to ...

Hammurabi
Hammurabi Hammurabi 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 warrior. His rule spanned from 1792 B.C. to 1750 B.C. When he became king in 1792, he was still young, but had already become entrusted with many official duties in his administration (Grolier). In th...

MATERIAL SOCIETY MATERIAL THOUGHTS
MATERIAL SOCIETY, MATERIAL THOUGHTS Ever since Midas' lust for gold, it appears to be that man has acquired a greed and appetite for wealth. Juana, the Priest, and the doctor have all undergone a change due to money. They are all affected by their hunger for wealth and inturn are the base for their own destruction, and the destruction of society. Steinbeck's The Pearl is a study of man's self destruction through greed. Juana, the faithful wife of Kino, a paltry peasant man, had lived a spiritual...

Napoleon
Napoleon In the early 19th century a man by the name of Napoleon Bonaparte led a Coup Detat that created a new government in France. This new government started out with a tribunal leadership, which Napoleon was first consul, and later changed to an empire with Napoleon as emperor. Some people believe that he made the revolution better and expanded the revolution but this is not true. The facts, when closely looked at, prove that Napoleon effectively destroyed the revolution by telling the pe...

Presidents Kennedy and Johnson
Presidents Kennedy and Johnson Although President Kennedy wasnt in office for very long, his actions in and out of the whitehouse are legendary. When President Kennedy took the oath of office in 1960 he wasted no time in cleaning up America. Several bills were enacted in President Kennedys tenor. A lot of the major ones had to do with crime control. A lot of President Kennedys bills were targeted at organized crime. Bill S1653 was singed into action on September 13 1961. This was an int...

The Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights How many rights do you have? You should check, because it might not be as many today as it was a few years ago, or even a few months ago. Some people I talk to are not concerned that police will execute a search warrant without knocking or that they set up roadblocks and stop and interrogate innocent citizens. They do not regard these as great infringements on their rights. But when you put current events together, there is information that may be surprising to people who have...

The Return To Mecca Muhammad And The Beginnings Of Islam
The Return To Mecca, Muhammad And The Beginnings Of Islam Muhammad, whose full name was Abu al-Qasim Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah ibn 'Abd al-Muttalib ibn Hashim, was born in Mecca around 570 AD after the death of his father, 'Abd Allah. Muhammad was at first under the care of his paternal grandfather, 'Abd al-Muttalib. Because the climate of Mecca was considered to be unhealthful, he was given as an infant to a wet nurse from a nomadic tribe and spent some time in the desert. At six, he lost his mot...

The Role of the Emperor in Meiji Japan
The Role of the Emperor in Meiji Japan Within this historical context the Meiji leaders realized that they needed to harness the concept of the Imperial Will in order to govern effectively. During the Age of Imperialism, members of the Satsuma and Choshu, two of the very powerful clans in Japan, were parts of the opposition to foreign imperialism. This opposition believed that the only way that Japan could survive the encroachment of the foreigners was to rally around the Emperor. The supporters...

The Taming Of The Shrew
The Taming Of The Shrew The Taming of Katherine In Shakespeare's time, the ideal wife was subservient to her husband, and it was the husband's inherent duty to take care of his wife's money, property, and person, including both physical and moral welfare. If a man's spouse proved rebellious, he had the right to physically brutalize her into submission. This social phenomenon of domesticating an unruly woman as one might an animal was the inspiration for The Taming of the Shrew. Kate fits the ste...

Euthanasia
Euthanasia Euthanasia Euthanasia (Greek for easy death) is the practice of ending a life so as to release an individual from an incurable disease or great suffering. Voluntary euthanasia involves a request to terminate their life by the dying patient or that persons legal representative. Passive or negative euthanasia involves not doing anything to prevent death that is allowing someone to die, active or positive euthanasia involves taking deliberate action to cause a death. The growth in the...

Euthanisa
Euthanisa The applied ethical issue of euthanasia, or mercy killing, concerns whether it is morally permissible for a third party, such as a physician, to end the life of a terminally ill patient who is in intense pain. The euthanasia controversy is part of a larger issue concerning the right to die. Staunch defenders of personal liberty argue that all of us are morally entitled to end our lives when we see fit. Thus, according to these people, suicide is in principle morally permissible. For he...

President Cleveland
President Cleveland Grover Cleveland Stephan Grover Cleveland is the fifth of nine children born to Reverend Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal Cleveland. He was born on March 18th of 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey, although he was raised in Fayetteville, New York. The actual house in which he was born still stands today on 207 Bloomfield Avenue. He was named in honor of Stephan Grover, a minister at a local Presbyterian Church who Reverend Cleveland had recently taken over for. Life as the son...

Physician assisted suicide
Physician assisted suicide Is Physician-Assisted Suicide A Solution ? Physician assisted suicide (PAS) is a very important issue. It is also important tounderstand the terms and distinction between the varying degrees to which a person can be involved in hastening the death of a terminally ill individual. Euthanasia, a word that is often associated with physician assisted suicide, means the act or practice of killing for reasons of mercy. Assisted suicide takes place when a dying person who wish...