King Of The Franks Sole Ruler
675 wordsCharlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the undisputed ruler of Western Europe, By the sword and the cross. As Western Europe was deteriorating Charlemagne was crowned the privilege of being joint king of the Franks in 768 AD. People of Western Europe, excluding the church followers, had all but forgotten the great gifts of education and arts that they had possessed at one time. Charlemagne solidly defeated barbarians and kings in identical fashion during his reign. Using the re-est...
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Greece And Turkey Spread Of Communism
1,688 wordsThe Cold War, which lasted from the mid- 1940 s until the end of the 1980 s, was a battle for longevity amid democratic and communistic governments. After WWII the western powers attempted to curtail the spread of communism but faced fierce opposition from Eastern Europe which sought to prevent the expansion of democracy. The origins of the Cold War can be traced through the motives of the US and USSR, containment policy, and the division of Germany. Americas emergence as a world power was a sal...
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Venture Capital Factors Influencing
1,249 words1 st semester, 2004 / 2005 11 february 2005 Strategic Management Business Studies Universiteit van Amsterdam Table of contents 1 Introduction 1 2 The nature of venture capital 2 2. 1 Definition of venture capital 2 2. 2 (Ad) venturers of the past 2 2. 3 How venture capital works 3 2. 4 For innovation a vehicle is needed 4 2. 5 Venture capital helps create vehicles for innovation 4 2. 6 Realization of financial returns 5 3 Screening and evaluation process 6 3. 1 Strategies and objectives of ventu...
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Income Per Capita Western Europe
1,554 words... ure capital in Western Europe 4. 1 General As we have seen in chapter 2. 2 venture capital is about innovation: the process of bringing invention into use. Venture capital cannot exist other than in an innovative environment. The fact that Western Europe in the years between 1945 and 1970 was a less innovative place than the U. S. A. is well documented. An Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) study of 1970 uses two statistical indicators to measure the innovative perf...
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Czar Alexander Bolshevik Party
1,057 wordsThe most dedicated leader of the revolution, and future leader of the Bolshevik Party in Russia, was Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov. He was born in 1870 in Simbirsk, Russia, a small town on the Volga River, to a family of hereditary nobles that were not what but quite comfortable. Vladimir Ulyanov, who would later change his name to Lenin, was the third of seven children. His oldest brother, Aleksandr, was hanged in May of 1887 for having joined in a plot to kill Czar Alexander III. The czar signed a w...
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God The Father Catholic Doctrine
2,293 wordsThe aim of the paper is to contrast the old established pagan theory and practice with what may be called the perfect training of a Catholicism. The paper studies some of the Catholic traditions and rituals that were influenced by paganism. Outline Introduction Discussion History of Catholic Church Influence of paganism on Catholic education Influence of paganism on Catholic beliefs Influence of paganism on rituals Influence of paganism on Catholic concepts Conclusion Effects of Paganism on the ...
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6 Th Century Western Europe
1,317 wordsThe Catholic's Benedictine Order The longest lasting of the western monastic orders, the Benedictine Order traces its origins to the adoption of the monastic life by St. Benedict of Nursing (Nokia) in the early 6 th century. Benedict, founder of the monastery of Monte Cassino between Naples and Rome, wrote a "Rule" or plan of life for his monastery that remains an influence on monasticism today, the Rule of St Benedict. The motto of the Benedictine Order is: ora et labora, or "pray and work. " B...
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Arab Israeli Conflict American Foreign Policy
2,669 wordsAmerican Foreign Policy It is not a secret that today America is the most influential country around the globe. Americas rise to world power is a consequence of the nations geographical position, natural resources, dynamic energy and successful foreign policy. (Carpenter, 74) For relatively short period, America became so strong that today it is a single superpower in the world. In 1938, the United States possessed the most productive economy in the world with one of the largest navies. However,...
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Rise To Power Ability To Read
2,215 wordsCharlemagne, or Charles the Great, King of the Franks (742 - 814), was a strong leader who unified Western Europe through military power and the blessing of the Church. His belief in the need for education among the Frankish people was to bring about religious, political, and educational reforms that would change the history of Europe. Charlemagne was born in 742 at Aachen, the son of Pepin (or Pippin) the Short and grandson of Charles Martel. His grandfather, Charles, had begun the process of u...
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King Of The Franks Charlemagne
1,133 wordsCharlemagne, Charlemagne Charlemagne Charlemagne, also known as Charles the Great, became the undisputed ruler of Western Europe. As Western Europe was deteriorating Charlemagne was crowned the privilege of being joint king of the Franks in 768 A. D. People of Western Europe, excluding the church followers, had all but forgotten the great gifts of education and arts that they had possessed at one time. Charlemagne solidly defeated barbarians and kings in identical fashion during his reign. Using...
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Soviet Union Atomic Bomb
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World War Ii Truman Doctrine
732 wordsIn this paper I will discuss what actions and thoughts added up to cause the cold war. The cold war lasted from September 1, 1945 to about December 25, 1991. That is about forty-five years, which is an extremely long time. The cold war was a global competition basically between two sides, the Free World, which was led by the United States of America, and the Communist World led by the Soviet Union. The struggle took place through indirect military conflict, and direct competition in the areas of...
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Pas De Calais German Air Force
3,348 wordsD-Day, June 6 1944. Air-Power: Significant or not? A private who was aboard one of the first few gliders to reach Normandy expresses his feeling: I experienced an interesting psychological change in the few minutes before and immediately after take off. As I had climbed aboard and strapped myself into my seat I felt tense, strange and extremely nervous. It was as if I was in a fantasy dream world and thought that at any moment I would wake up from this unreality and find that I was back in the b...
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World War Ii End Of The Cold War
1,541 wordsThe Cold War was an historical phenomenon categorised by non-combative warfare due to the ever-present threat of nuclear weaponry armament. It began post World War II between what was the Soviet Union and the United States of America (US), as a mutual condemnation of each others social, political and economic ideals embodied in polar ideologies: communism and capitalism under a liberal democratic state. As the Cold War developed, it became used by the US to contain communism. The USSR tacitly ch...
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Roman Catholic Church Western Europe
512 wordsThe Renaissance, which began in Italy in 1300 s, was one of the largest periods of growth and development in Western Europe. The increase in trade caused a abundance in wealth that resulted in the focusing of the arts. Such things as literature, paintings, sculptures and many more works are known to have blossomed from the period known as the Renaissance. Many other important occurrences, such as the Reformation and split of the Roman Catholic Church caused by the opposing views of Martin Luther...
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Second World War Britain And France
1,785 wordsEurope after the second world war, had been left decimated for the second time within twenty years. With this unlike the previous war, the United States was now determined to insure their own economic security, as well was ready to aid Europe in any ways that were needed. The US however was not going to help unless they were asked to help by the European nations. The United States did not wish to force upon any other nation, the ideologies of the United States, nor to influence other nations aga...
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Atlantic Treaty Organization North Atlantic Treaty
2,742 wordsThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization has been a silent partner on the world stage for more than half of the century and the most successful political-military alliance in history. The United Nations and their peacekeeping efforts have had the spotlight for the past few years. However the driving force behind any successful agreement or, if needed, action on the part of several countries has been because of the strong foundation and experience of NATO and its members. The following report will ...
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Atlantic Treaty Organization North Atlantic Treaty
2,520 wordsThe North Atlantic Treaty Organization has been a silent partner on the world stage for more than half of the century and the most successful political-military alliance in history. The United Nations and their peacekeeping efforts have had the spotlight for the past few years. However the driving force behind any successful agreement or, if needed, action on the part of several countries has been because of the strong foundation and experience of NATO and its members. The following report will ...
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Income Per Capita Second World War
4,683 wordseuropean Union and its Meaning to the World Trade ABSTRACT Today, more and more is heard about the subject of European Union and Europe itself. Many things are happening there. Expansion of NATO, war in Bosnia, broken USSR. Basically we can say that economically world is divided into big pieces and those are America, Europe and Asia. Even one would say that question of Europe is not that important in America, this is not true. The world becomes smaller place because of growing technology and com...
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Knowledge And Skills Standard Of Living
2,878 wordsHow Did The Rise Of Rome And How Did The Rise Of Rome And Its Empire Assist In The Development Of Western Europe. ? Early historical Italy contained a diversity of peoples, with different languages, cultures and levels of civilisation; the city of Rome being just one of many scores of Italian communities scattered over Italy. However, in a very short time Rome began to rise above its neighbouring counterparts, quickly establishing itself as a city of great power within Italy. The gradual expansi...
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