Lee Harvey Oswald President Of The United States
822 wordsOn November 22 nd, 1963 John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the President of the United States, was assassinated. The man, who was accused of murdering the President, was Lee Harvey Oswald. There are many speculations to whether Oswald did murder the President, and if it was a conspiracy, but it was proven later that it was him acting alone. Kennedy was the youngest man ever elected President in the United States of America. He was the thirty-fifth president of the United States. While President he had man...
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Berkshire Music Center Stravinsky And Ravel Koussevitzky
506 wordsThe legendary bassist and conductor Serge Koussevitzky was born in Russia in 1874 to a family of musicians. With his brothers, he formed a wind ensemble when still a child, performing at local parties and social events. He journeyed to Moscow at the age of fourteen, winning a scholarship at the Music-Dramatic Institute to study double bass and music theory. He excelled at the bass, joining the Bolshoi Theater orchestra at age twenty and succeeding his teacher as the principal bassist at twenty-s...
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Twenty Five Points World War One
1,298 wordsAdolf Hitler was responsible for more evil and suffering than any other man in modern history. There were many occurrences during his lifetime that triggered the outcome of what would happen later in history. Adolf Hitler was born in Braunau Am Inn, Austria, on April 20, 1889. As a child he did very poorly in his studies; he did not complete high school. He was a great artist and actor. 'He applied for admission to the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna but was rejected for lack of talent. ' (Andrea...
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Boer War British People
1,054 wordsEurope's colonization of Africa ended in the rape of the Dark Continent for its natural resources to support their continuing and growing industrialization. They divvied the land with no regards for the cultural, religious, or linguistic divisions between people living there, forming incredibly powerful tensions throughout the populace. The European leaders committed these questionable acts under the guise of bringing civilization to the backward and unenlightened natives, freeing them from slav...
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The Nobel Prize And Its First Laureates
471 wordsAlfred Nobel was a Swedish industrialist, and inventor. In 1866 he invented dynamite, which made him very wealthy, but he left all of his money to establish a fund for the Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prize is awarded annually for achievements during the previous year, in the categories of physics, chemistry, medicine, or physiology, literature, and the promotion of peace. Each winner receives a set amount of prize money, a medal, and a certificate. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in 1901, by the ba...
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Causes Of The Franco Russian Alliance
948 wordsDuring the late 19 th century many countries sought an alliance with other countries to guarantee their own safety, preserve peace and sometimes to help their economic position. this is highlighted by alliances and treaties such as the "Dual Alliance" of 1879, the "Dreikaiserbund" of 1881 and the "Reinsurance Treaty" This was also the case for both France and Russia, with them agreeing the "Franco-Russian Military Convention" on August 18 th 1892 and later agreeing the "Franco-Russian Alliance" ...
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Beer Hall Putsch World War Ii
1,057 wordsThe Nazi party affected many people around the world through both the Holocaust and World War II. Hitler had a plan to exterminate all the Jews, and propelled this idea through the Holocaust putting Jews in concentration camps and killing them. Hitler's evil plan caused one of the world's biggest tragedies, World War II. Adolf Hitler, who was the leader of the Nazis, was born in Austria just across the border from German Bavaria. Hitler would begin to read his fathers history books about Native ...
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Orders In Council Andrew Jackson
1,038 wordsBackground Over the course of the French revolutionary and the Napoleonic wars between France and Great Britain (1793 - 1815), both belligerents violated the maritime rights of neutral powers. The United States, endeavoring to market its own produce, was especially affected. To preserve Britain's naval strength, Royal Navy officers impressed thousands of seamen from U. S. vessels, including naturalized Americans of British origin, claiming that they were either deserters or British subjects. The...
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Cold War The Changing Relationship Of Superpowers
628 wordsThe United States and Soviet Union, the single most important rivalry of the twentieth century, started as a partnership. This irony was caused by the fact that the Germans were taking over Europe, which forced them in this relationship. Once Hitler was eliminated and Berlin destroyed, the tensions began rising. These two nations had completely opposite ideologies from the economic system to the political system. The changing relationship has evolved from a forced partnership, a possible world w...
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World War Ii Billions Of Dollars
1,094 wordsThe Cold War was a time of East-West competition, tension, and conflict short of full-scale war. There were real wars, sometimes called "proxy wars" because they were fought by Soviet allies rather than the USSR itself - along with competition for influence in the Third World, and a major superpower arms race. With the defeat of the Axis powers in World War II, international politics and conditions affecting postwar American strategy changed radically. The cold war was a competition between the ...
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Cuban Missile Crisis At The Brink Of Abyss
1,187 words... ack of the missiles, which had been camouflaged and moved soon after Kennedys speech. Low flying spy planes encountered heavy fire and on October 27 Cubans shot down a U- 2 plane, killing its pilot. After this the Kennedy administration debated the question of an air strike on Cuba, but retaliation ran the risk of killing some Soviets, which could escalate the crisis. Kennedy knew that the American public would support the decision of removing the missiles in Turkey, but he did not want to b...
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Shifting Technology From Pagers To Cellular Phones
1,159 words... difference between analog and digital cellular? Commercials about a 100 % digital network scream from the TV. Print advertisements' black ink blare the magic of "digital" wireless services. More and more wireless services are touting the benefits of an all digital network. So what exactly is the big deal with digital and how does it compare to analog cellular technology? Here's a look at where digital and its predecessor cellular technology came from and where's it going so you can decide if...
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Symphony Orchestra Principal Flute Galway
494 wordsJames Galway was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on December 8, 1939. As a child, he began playing the penny whistle and the mouth organ before switching to flute. At the age of ten, he was the winner of all three classes of the Irish Flute Championships, which earned him a BBC radio session, as well as a spot in the Belfast Youth Orchestra. He continued studying the flute at the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music, and eventually landed a scholarship at the Paris Conserva...
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Atlantic Charter United Nations
1,077 words... ower in favor of the Allies. The year 1942 saw the turn of the tide for the Allies. In June, Japanese naval airpower was decimated by the United States Navy in the Battle of Midway. Having been repulsed at Moscow, Hitler turned to the Caucasus, but the Germans were severely defeated and turned back at Stalingrad (now Volgograd) by the Russians in the closing months of the year. At the same time the British dealt the Germans and Italians a defeat at El Alamein that sent them reeling in retrea...
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Solve Their Problems Solve A Problem Students
612 wordsIn most peoples opinion non- violence is the best way to solve a problem. The strange thing is that when the time comes to solve a certain problem, violence is used. Violence is not the best way to solve a problem. In this reflection the main topics are problems where violence is commonly present such as wars and in school, and for those problems there are nonviolent solutions such as using the method of A. R. C. (alternative resolution of conflicts), which includes negotiating. Sarajevo instead...
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38 Th Parallel Britain And France
1,120 wordsThe Cold War is the closest the world has ever come to complete destruction. In this period of time, two world super powers were in a stalemate economically and militarily and were constantly competing to be the superior. The Cold War started as result of World War II, the United States and the Soviet Union had some differences on their perspectives of the world. United States being the richest country in the world promoted democracy and capitalism in the world. The newly formed Soviet Union tho...
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Theoretical Physics Quantum Theory
491 wordsMax Karl Ernst Ludwig Plank was born on April 23, 1858. Plank was born in Kiel, Schleswig, but spent most of his childhood in Munich. Him and his family moved there the spring of 1867 when he was nine years old. Max's family included his mother, Emma Patzig, and his father, Johann Julius Wilhelm von Plank. Both of his parents were very intelligent. His father was a professor of law at Kiel and both his grandfather and great-grandfather were professors of theology at Gottingen. Max's very well li...
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Physical Condition E T
981 words... started to take courses in composition and was taught by Johann Friedrich Richard. All his attempt in composing own creations like "Die Make" ("The Mask") and "Sechs Lieder" (Six Songs") had not been very successful in the public. After successfully ending his practical training in law, Hoffmann moved to Posen, where he started a new career at he court and distanced from his family could start his private live guided by his personal rules and mores. Because of the strong attachment to the fa...
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20 Th Century Van Gogh
1,314 words... d so it speaks of manual labour, and how they have honestly earned their food'. In 1885 van Gogh moved to Antwerp on the advice of Antoine Mauve (a cousin by marriage), and studied for some months at the Academy there. Academic instruction had little to offer such an individualist, however, and in February 1886 he moved to Paris, where he met Pissarro, Degas, Gauguin, Seurat, and Toulouse-Lautrec. At this time his painting underwent a violent metamorphosis under the combined influence of Imp...
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Triple Alliance Austria Hungary
657 wordsAlthough there were many underlying reasons for the European nations to break out in war, the early days of the fighting between Serbia and Austria caused the expansion of the war, along with the alliances which failed to remain peace and actually contributed to the war. Also, the possibility of remaining neutral and prepared is always another alternative, rather than forming allies that may require the nation to enter a war. A war between Serbia and Austria caused 7 nations to enter the fightin...
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