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Jules Verne The Father Of Science Fiction
662 wordsJules Verne: The Father of Science Fiction The father of Science Fiction, a visionary French novelist, a short story writer, and a dramatist. This is the essence of the man we know today as Jules Verne. In his voluminous writings he foresaw a number of scientific devices and developments that were more than a century ahead of his time. Some of the inventions he imagined were created later in his lifetime, but some are still to be invented. He wrote over 80 books mostly before 1900 and a few of t...
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Friedrich Engels Communist Manifesto
1,103 words... es (Haberman, 1987: 149). Falling under the same "spell" as the bourgeoisie did themselves, the new rulers can satisfy their own desires while governing a body of people who are much more subdued. This passivity comes from the feeling of their supposed victory over the bourgeoisie which has, in reality, really just created a much more efficient work force and because of their own blindness, they cannot see that while their rulers may have changed, their oppression remains the same. The Commu...
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Animal Farm As Satire
2,365 wordsThis study aims to determine that George Orwell's Animal Farm is a political satire which was written to criticise totalitarian regimes and particularly Stalin's practices in Russia. In order to provide background information that would reveal causes led Orwell to write Animal Farm, Chapter one is devoted to a brief summary of the progress of author's life and significant events that had impact on his political convictions. Chapter one also presents background information about Animal Farm. Chap...
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The World And Ideas Of Karl Marx
1,255 words... the proletarians own class society within their own people, therefore going against everything in which the revolution was trying to accomplish. This organization of the proletarians could enable them to attain the goals which they set out to grasp. Upon reaching these goals it would be reasonable to question whether the classes now set up within would actually disintegrate and allow for equality amongst all men. This would mean that the governing proletarian assembly would deteriorate and b...
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Cold War Foreign Policy
1,021 words... to communism were hostile. (New York Times, par 4) NSC 68. In April of 1950, a top secret document was given to Truman by the National Security Council (NSC). It was declassified in 1975. The document was called NSC 68 written under direction of National Security Advisor Paul Note and it had was a amalgamation of all three proposals and both competing ideologies. Before Truman's presidency, Eisenhower had adopted the idea of a rollback to deal with communism. Roll back was the idea that the ...
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Civil Liberties Union Anti Death Penalty
1,219 wordsThe Death Of A Criminal Crimes are committed everyday. Many people are caught, while many are not. In the United States Of America, when a person kills another person he / she is considered a murderer. The instant the murder takes place, all rights should automatically be revoked. Murderers should not be allowed to walk the streets. Once a person has killed, there should be no chance it could happen again. Convicted murders should be given the death penalty and have it carried out at once. The d...
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Friedrich Engels Karl Marx
2,227 wordsThe Ideas and thoughts of Karl Marx by: John Rising The latter part of the nineteenth century was teeming with evolving social and economic ideas. Karl Marx (1818 - 1893) was a proponent of many of the radical ideas circulating at the time about class structure. The views of the social structure of society came about through the development of ideals taken from past revolutions and the ongoing clash of individuals and organized assemblies (Mckay, 1987: 234). As the Industrial Revolution moved fo...
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Spanish Armada King Philip
857 wordsThe Spanish Armada was a great Spanish fleet sent by King Philip II of Spain in 1588 to invade England. It was ironically called Invincible. During the late 1500 s, Spain was the major international power over much of the known world (Goldman 1). Spain s leader, King Philip II, wanted to conquer the Protestants from England and convert them to the Church of Rome. King Philip II also had hatred against Queen Elizabeth I, and wanted revenge because she had executed Mary Queen of Scotland in 1587 (...
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20 Th Century Discovering Authors
724 wordsStephen Edwin King, a popular American writer, was born in Portland, Maine on September 21, 1949. He is a storyteller who plots to explore the effects of evil and fear (Academic American Encyclopedia 81; World Book 323). Stephen King goes by many names or pseudonyms and they are Richard Bachman and John Switches (Major 20 th Century Writers 1626). He said, I just want to scare people. I m very humble about that. He has won both critical acclaim and enormous popular success (Academic American Enc...
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