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National Park Service San Francisco Bay
1,096 wordsNestled in the foothills of San Francisco, lies one of the United States most beautiful and historic national parks. Dating back to 1776 when Spanish explorer Juan Bautista de Anza established the Presidio as a military garrison under commission of the government of Spain. In 1848 it was transferred by a treaty from Mexico, to the United States. The Presidio has played a major role in the settlement and defense of the West for more than 200 years. It served as a mobilization and embarkation poin...
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Noble Eightfold Path Noble Truth
1,161 wordsToday's Western religions revolve around a central God that is one and the same for all of the followers of that religion. For instance, a Catholic goes to Church and prays to the same God as the person sitting beside them. There are many Eastern religions where that is not the case. Buddhism, one of the world's oldest religions, is one such instance. Buddhism, in fact, stresses a more individual approach to spirituality. In 563 B. C. , in India, a man named Siddartha Guatama was born into the r...
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Naval Operations During The Civil War
1,743 wordsAt the beginning of the Civil War in 1861, there was little reason to suspect that the United States Navy would play a very big role in the war. The Confederate Navy had absolutely no navy, nor did they have the ability to create one. The south did not contain a single plant that could create a marine engine. (Carrison, page # 17) The government of the Confederate States got underway in the spring of 1861, totally unprepared from a naval standpoint to uphold the independence it had declared. (Co...
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Nationalistic Feelings Islamic Religion
1,257 wordsThe epic of Sundiata begins with the introduction of the great, and narrator Mamadu Kouyate. Throughout the epic, the importance of the great is stressed numerous times. When speaking of griot's Mamadu Kouyate states that, we are the repositories which harbor secrets many centuries old. The art of eloquence has no secrets for us; without us the names of kings would vanish into oblivion, we are the memory of mankind (Niane). It was through oral reciting that the epic was passed along for generati...
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North Atlantic Treaty Nuclear Arms
1,136 wordsAs the second World War was coming to an end, the representatives of some fifty nations met in San Francisco to sign the United Nations Charter in an attempt to unify many countries. The date was June 26 1946, and the countries that signed the charter did so to put themselves in a better position if any conflict were to arise in the future. During the time the charter was drawn and the treaty was signed, April 4 1949, ten countries who had signed the charter were in need of more protection that ...
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Nuclear Arms North Atlantic
1,100 words... ians launched sputnik into orbit, which stirred up the reactions of the members of NATO, who were not at all happy with the developments in technology that the Soviets were achieving. In December of 1957 the Heads of Government met to discuss how NATO was to equip itself if Russia, who was more than capable of launching a nuclear attack, were to fire on a country. NATO's members saw it necessary to keep a stock of nuclear war-heads, and to make available to the Supreme Allied Commander Europ...
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Ny Times Federal Troops
1,401 wordsOn July 16 th several firemen and brakemen on The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad refused to work the trains and caused a massive buildup of train traffic in Camden Junction just outside of Baltimore. The strikers gave their reason for striking; a 10 percent wage cut taking affect that day. (NY Times) The strikers overtook trains and there was even a report of a beating taking place of a fireman who continued to work. The company had been prepared for a strike and a force of 40 police officers was s...
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Nonviolent Resistance Nationalist Movement
1,175 wordsMohandus Gandhi has had many influences on the world today. He was born on October 2 nd, 1869 in Porbandar, West India. He became one of the most respected, spiritual and political leaders of the 1900 's. He acquired the name Mahatma, which means "soul force. He helped free the Indian people through nonviolent resistance, also given the name satyagraha, instead of the violent warfare that was being used by Britain. Gandhi also promoted social and economic reforms. He is still honored by his peop...
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Northern Securities Square Deal
478 wordsH. W. 46 What role did Theodore Roosevelt play in the Progressive Movement? 1. Define what Roosevelt meant by Square Deal Roosevelt meant by the Square Deal that the mining operators did not have a choice. They had to submit to what the government said and had to make a deal with the union, led by Mitchell. In a sense, they really had no end in the, consequently called the 2. Explain Roosevelt role in the a) anthracite coal strike b. ) Northern Securities Case c) Hepburn Act d) conservation of n...
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North And The South Civil War
752 wordsHave Historians Overemphasized Slavery The Civil War took more American lives than any other war in history. It was a war of division. It was brother against brother; north against south; and person against person fighting that left a heritage of grief and bitterness that in part still remains to this day. It was a great turning point in American history. It abolished slavery completely in the United States, and also cemented the Union of the states. What was the cause of such a transformation? ...
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News World Report Korean War
1,910 wordsWar! That word is a scary word for a lot of people. Back in 1950 that word was especially scary for the people of Korea, when war broke out. This war was to last for three years. Three years of bombings, hand-to-hand combat and misery. In some cases, however, the soldiers were the safest people of all of them. Especially, if you were one of the lucky few who got to be pilots. Whether you were a pilot for Russia flying their new top-notch MIG- 15, or were flying the US, also new and top-notch, Sa...
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Nelson Mandela South Africa
868 wordsApartheid In South Africa By: Adam Vested Apartheid, the Afrikaans word for apartness was the system used in South Africa from the years 1948 to 1994. During these years the nearly 31. 5 million blacks in South Africa were treated cruelly and without respect. They were given no representation in the National party even though they made up most of the country. It was not until 1994 when a black man name Nelson Mandela came to power in the South Africa congress. Once elected Mandela removed all ra...
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Narrative Life Of Frederick Douglass
1,500 wordsReview of Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass Frederick Douglass was born in Tuckahoe, Maryland, near Hillsborough. He doesnt know for sure of his age, he has seen no proof and his master will not inform him. Most masters prefer for their slaves to stay ignorant. He believes that he was around twenty-seven and twenty-eight when he began writing his narrative - he overheard his master say he was about seventeen years of age during 1835. His mother, Harriet Bailey, was separated from him w...
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Napoleon Decided French Army
1,468 words... nch lost 30, 000 men, the Russians 44, 000 including Prince Bagration who died of wounds. The Russians though were clearly more able to handle their major loss. They had unlimited reserves of manpower behind them while Napoleon was 500 miles from his base and 1, 500 from his country. Napoleon though was now driven forward by the belief that the capture of Russias capital city, Moscow, would end the war. In a speech to his troops Napoleon said that Peace lies in Moscow. When the Great Russian...
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Nerve Endings Blood Vessels
348 words3. Wellness- a condition of physical, intellectual, environmental, and social well-being 5. Health behavior, physical environment, hereditary influences, and quality of health care services 7. Physical, intellectual, emotional, social 8. No. The skiing example is a great illustration of this point. Skiing has many risks of serious injury, but the positive outcome of fun and satisfaction outweigh the negative outcome. 9. Identify the problem. Consider your options. Evaluate the outcomes. Decide a...
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Nazi Regime Beer Hall
1,804 wordsMaster propagandist of the Nazi regime and dictator of its cultural life for twelve years, Joseph Goebbels was born into a strict Catholic, working-class family from Rheydt, in the Rhineland, on 29 October 1897. He was educated at a Roman Catholic school and went on to study history and literature at the University of Heidelberg under Professor Friedrich Gundolf, a Jewish literary historian renowned as a Goethe scholar and a close disciple of the poet Stefan George. Goebbels had been rejected fo...
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Nazi Ideology Ruling Elite
1,124 words... oy's, and girls. The younger generation was generally much more supportive of the Nazis that the older generation. Many young people were involved in Nazi youth organizations and bought into the ideology when their parents id not. This caused problems in the household, As the Nazis gained more and more power, parents lost power over raising their children. The Nazis wanted to get to the younger generations because they werent as set in the traditional beliefs as their parents were. Boys went...
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Nazi Regime Youth Movement
1,310 wordsAdolf Hitler was not the first man to drastically implement a strong nationalistic country. However, he was the first to implement a distinct form of nationalism, which imbedded highly raciest overtones for the everlasting purification of an Aryan Germany. Hitlers raciest ideals originated from the German Youth Movement during the inter-war period. In short, the Bundische youth carried nationalistic ideals, which were anti-liberal, anti-Semitic and Volkish, these were the three main characterist...
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National Debate Over Slavery
1,081 wordsThe National Debate over Slavery in 17 - 1860 was important. Events from the cotton gin, to the Dred Scott case all played an important roll in slavery and history. Here are a couple more. In June 1776 the Declaration of Independence was signed. It was a statement of reasons for the separation between Britain. The declaration sited that "all men are created equal. " It meant that people shouldnt be judged by the color of their skin nor their religion. Throughout the whole declaration, amendments...
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North And South Rest Of The World
1,491 wordsThe American Dream can best be defined as a "city upon a hill. " City upon a hill can be defined as an ideology based on the premise that the individual's loyalty and devotion to the nation-state surpass other individual or group interests, 1 or in simpler terms, being superior over other nations. The Civil War, the Imperialistic Race of the 19 th Century, the Korean War, the Klux Klux Klan (KKK), and the Gulf War are all examples of the "American Dream" of superiority, and how it has played a m...
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