The Lost Generation - 939 words
During World War I, many of the men who fought were only about nineteen years young. These men experienced horrors beyond belief in a matter of years, which is ten times worse than a normal man experiences his whole life. This generation of men, from 1914-1918, who fought in a great war and lived in constant fear of their last breathe, while we enjoy parties, the freedom of being a teenager, and able just to kick back and enjoy life at its prime. This is the lost generation. As tensions grew in Europe during the early twentieth century young teenagers throughout were going to grade school and enjoying life to its fullest. Little do these children know that in a matter of years they will be f ...
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Princess Diana - 536 words
Diana Frances Spencer was born July 1, 1961 at Park House, the home her parents rented on the the English royal family's estate at Sandringham. As a child she occasionally played with Prince Andrew and Prince Edward, who were near her in age. Diana had two older sisters, Sarah and Jane, and a younger brother, Charles. When Diana was six, her mother left her father. The Spencers divorced in 1969, and Diana's father received custody of the children. In 1975 Diana's father became the eighth Earl Spencer, making Diana a Lady. Diana and her siblings moved to Althorp, the Spencer family estate in Northampton. Diana attended private boarding schools. Although she wasn't an especially good student, ...
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Halie Selassie I - 303 words
Haile Selassie I was born on July 23,1892. His real name was Ras Tafari Makonnen. He was born into a royal family which he later took over the thrown as king. It has been said that Selassie I was a direct descendant of King Solomon of Israel and the Queen of Sheba. Haile Selassie I was one of greatness and importance. The names that he held and the power he had were uncanny. Selassie was referred to in many ways and had many names. But they were not just any names they were names that were written in the bible. Names such as King of Kings; Lord of Lords; Conquering Tribe of the Lion of Judah. These were very powerful names that Selassie held. Also written in the bible is that Jesus will come ...
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Brazil - 1,422 words
Brazil is the largest country in South America and the fifth largest country in the world. It represents almost half of South America. It borders every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador. Brazils immense size and population contribute to a variety of culture, environmental wildlife, ethnic groups, and an abundant of natural resources. The Brazilian Indians were the first inhabitants of Brazil. Historians express that their were two to five million Indians living in the region before the arrival of the Portuguese. Today there are less than 200,000. [Destination Brazil web site]. The first Portuguese explorers arrived in Brazil in 1500. During this period Brazil became the first ...
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The Decembrists - 1,486 words
... his powers and reducing him to a game piece in the hands of victorious gentility. The blatant naivet of the Northerners is depicted in their sincere belief that the traditionally absolute monarch would willfully acquiesce to the limitations on his power introduced by the Constitution. Although the Northerners desired to eliminate autocracy, they nonetheless harbored a belief in the benevolence and broadminded of their monarch. Muraviev, as did his adherents, sincerely credited Alexander with submission to constitutional government once he became acquainted with its enlightened principles. The members of the Southern Society, led by the "Russian Jacobin" Pavel Pestel, perceived the polit ...
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Freedom Of The Press Conflicts - 2,636 words
From the moment she stepped foot outside, Princess Diana of Whales had camera lenses and microphones pushed in her face. She was constantly pursued and for this reason she sometimes had to hide or disguise herself in order to avoid the unyielding persistence and constant harassment of the press. Eugene Robinson, a journalist in England said, "For the tabloids, day in and day out, no story is bigger than the royal family. All the tabloids employ royal-watching reporters, some of whom have become celebrities in their own right. The story of Princess Diana of Whales was the biggest story Princess Diana could not even stay out of the public eye when she was behind the walls of the royal estate. ...
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Freedom Of The Press Conflicts - 2,673 words
... , and anecdotes. Tom Rosenstiel, director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism said that, "In 12 hours of coverage, there were only about 10 minutes' worth of actual facts." Stephen Lacy, acting director of Michigan State University's School of Journalism in East Lansing said through the coverage of the Kennedy tragedy, he saw, "a bigger disconnect between the press and the public. It was a bit of overkill, especially on television." He went on to say that "The media have not quite realized that overplaying does not help their credibility, but continues to show examples of the news industry exploiting a tragedy in a push to stem a 20-year slide in ratings, readers, and credibility ...
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The History Of Eastern Europe - 1,129 words
1. The dominant civilization at the time was the Roman Empire. 2. Western Europe was right behind the Roman Empire in civilization. 3. With the fall of the Roman Empire, Western civilization fell. 1. Western Europe began to slit in to seperate counries. 2. Less people used Latin as a form of communication. 3. This made international communication difficult. 4. Many different languages emerged. 5. Christianity split up with the rise of Protestantism. A. There were lees religeous wars. B. The last religeous war was in 1648 (The 30 yrs. war) 2) Approxmiatley 1/3 of the population perished. In the early 1830's Faraday discovered the relationship between electricity and magnetism This allowed for ...
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My Hawaiin Side - 1,032 words
Ive been many places in my life of 18 years. Ive done many things, seen many people. I participate in family functions, am involved with the State Tribes Tournament team (http://www.gamebb.com/stt/), and have been involved with numerous other clubs and teams. Basketball, soccer, chess, tennis; you name it, Ive probably done it. I traveled frequently with my parents until age 12, when I was old enough to say I was tired of it. There was one place I hadnt been, however, one place I wanted to go to. It was Hawaii. Ever since I was little, I always turned my parents down when they gave me the opportunity to go to Hawaii. I made up some stupid excuse, none of which I can remember. I dont know why ...
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The Assassination Of Jfk - 1,410 words
The Assassination of John F. Kennedy The assassination of John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 is an event in American History that is often remembered. John F. Kennedy's assassination hit the world with the biggest shock of the 1960's. This became a world event because televison broadcasted the assassination and the funeral. In this way, his assassination touched everyone's heart and made the world come together to personally grieve for the end of Camelot'. Even people today who were not alive at the time of the assassination are still intrigued by the life and death of John F. Kennedy. The intrigue often extends to the entire Kennedy family. This essay will give you the facts about the ass ...
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The Assassination Of Jfk - 1,403 words
... cause televison broadcasted the assassination and the funeral. In this way, his assassination touched everyone's heart and made the world come together to personally grieve for the end of Camelot'. Even people today who were not alive at the time of the assassination are still intrigued by the life and death of John F. Kennedy. The intrigue often extends to the entire Kennedy family. This essay will give you the facts about the assassination, illuminate how the American people reacted at the time, analyze why they reacted as they did and why almost forty years later, John F. Kennedy and his family continue to be of such great interest to many. On November 22, 1963 at 12:30 p.m. a man wit ...
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Russian Czar Peter The Great - 1,028 words
Peter The Great's Cruelty and It's Effect on His Power Peter the Great's reign over Russia paved the way for Russia's future as a world power. His many reforms and westernization of the country influenced millions and left a lasting legacy. The complexity of Peter is astonishing, his intellectual curiosity, combined with his hasty temper and cruelty caused a tumultuous but successful reign as Tsar. His brilliance as a ruler profoundly effected Russian society but his cruel decisions left an indelible mark on his legacy. He established his absolute power by fiercely putting down rebellions and even in personal relations with his wife and children. His cruelty and anger shown in his decisions ...
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Llapse Of The Roman Empire - 576 words
The Roman Empire collapsed of its own corruption and internal dissatisfaction- external enemies were a minimal factor. Roman Empire stood in Great power for many decades, undefeated, strong and dominant. It was a common belief that the empire would last eternally. During the rule of Augustus, it was a time of the cultural development, piece and economic stability. It was the Golden age as historians call it. Yet nothing lasts forever. After the death of Augustus came the Five Good emperors, under whose rule the empire still flourished although not as much as under Augustus. I disagree with the statement above, I think Roman Empire declined due to external attacks of barbarians, which proceed ...
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French History Of The 19th Century - 1,428 words
There were numerous events at the turn of the nineteenth century. They can be best characterized as the French Revolution, Napoleons reign, and the Congress of Vienna. The French Revolution consisted of the numerous revolts of the Third Estate against the monarch, Louis XVI. Napoleons reign consisted of numerous conquests, totaling in most of Europe, and ending in a few tragic errors and miscalculations on his part that would cause him the throne. The Congress of Vienna was a one-year convention in Vienna, Austria, amongst leaders of European empires who gathered in an attempt to reorganize and restructure the European continent. I strongly believe that these events did not meet the goals of ...
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The French Revolution Causes And Effects - 1,247 words
The French Revolution began in 1789, with the meeting of the Estates General, when the delegates swore not to disband until France had a constitution. In Paris, the Bastille, which was a symbol of royal power, was stormed. From 1789-1790 the National Assembly voted for a constitution, and adopted the Declaration of the Rights of Man. Also, during that time the royal family of King Louis XVI was removed from Versailles to Paris. The king tried unsuccessfully to flee Paris for Varennes in June of 1791. A legislative assembly sat from October 1791 until September 1792, when in the face of advancing armies of Austria, Holland, Prussia and Sardina, it was replaced by the National Convention, whic ...
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Hemophilia - 750 words
Hemophilia Hemophilia is a genetically inherited bleeding disorder which is caused when one of the plasma proteins (needed to clot) is missing or abnormally formed in the blood. The word Hemophilia comes from the Latin word hemo, meaning blood and the word philia, meaning: having a tendency towards. Knowledge of hemophilia has been around since biblical times (due to the age of hemophilia it is uncertain who the exact founder of the disease is) but it wasn't until the 1960's that scientists began to make new advances towards figuring out what hemophilia was. There are two types of hemophilia: hemophilia A or factor VIII deficiency, and hemophilia B or factor IX deficiency. Hemophilia A is mo ...
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Dog Training - 530 words
Values taught to use during our childhood plays an important part in our characters. These values are instilled in use by our parents, guardians, teachers and many more. The values taught are hardly ever questioned and even if one does, they still end up doing what they were asked to do. This kind of drilling is similar to the one used for Dogs dont have intellect to understand what man says so there is no verbal communication between them, yet a dog will do as the master asks him to. This is because man uses directions and words to train his dog to do what he(man) wants. In the same way, children are taught values and morals and they are constantly reminded to practice them and in the end i ...
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Empire Of Peru - 1,444 words
The empire of the Incas was a great, although brief, period in Peru's colorful past. There were many differing tribes that inhabited the land pre-Inca empire. However, the last of the people to inhabit Peru (pre-Spanish Invasion) constructed a vast empire that homogenized the tribes, and replaced the differences with a highly developed kind of welfare state. The Wari, Chankas, and Chan Chan are just a few of the other peoples that had populated Peru at various times. It would be a difficult task to list the many tribes that existed in ancient Peru, seeing as how none of them kept any written records. This is due to the fact that a written language didn't even exist in Peru until the invasion ...
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Incas - 844 words
The Inca were originally a small warlike tribe inhabiting the south highland region of the Cordillera Central in Peru. In about 1100AD they began to move into the valley of Cuzco, where, for roughly the next 300 years, they raided and imposed tribute on neighboring civilizations. Until the middle of the 15th century, the Inca undertook no major imperialistic expansion, their farthest advance prior to this time was southward about 32 km (about 20 mi.) from Cuzco in the reign of the sixth ruler, Inca Roca. The word Inca actually means "king" or "prince" in the Inca's native language - Quechua. The term Inca was actually a name applied by the Spanish to the Quechuan-speaking Native American peo ...
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Constructing Natioanal Identity - 1,280 words
The nation state is a stage of transition into which larger trading states evolve. For example, the European monetary union of today is enabling a group of countries to trade as one nation. They form the largest trading unit that has ever existed. The benefits of large organisations are obvious, they can demand better value and set higher prices for their own goods. If Britain wants to succeed in the world economy she must unite with other nations, therefore reducing her own sense of national identity and pride. The Royal family, and politicians are no longer our icons, we are not united in our respect for them, and we are not in awe of them. British stereotypes of either the man in the bowl ...
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