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World War Ii 20 Th Century
4,879 wordsAlaska is still the last frontier in the minds of many Americans. Interest in the "Great Land" has increased sharply since Alaska The Native became a full fledged state in January o f 1959. In spite of this great interest, many Americans know very little of the Eskimos, Indians and Aleuts (Al-ee-oot's) who live in the remote regions. At the time Alaska was discovered in 1741 by Vitus Bering, Alaska Natives populated all parts of Alaska including the Bering Strait Region. Although there is still ...
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Young Men And Women Day To Day
4,698 words... signifying that the boy had become a man and was ready for marriage. A girl's transition to adolescence came with her first menstruation, at which time she was placed in temporary isolation for up to a month or even longer. With further maturation, marked by the growth of her breasts, she exchanged the clothes of childhood for those of the adult woman. At this time, women were tattooed by making a series of closely drawn parallel lines extending from the center of the lower lip to the chin. ...
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Greenhouse Gas Emissions Millions Of Dollars
2,556 wordsCars that go 5, 000 miles between fill-ups, electric power plants you buy like appliances, a world with radically reduced pollution, and a better standard of living... Sounds like a sci-fi pipe dream - if it weren't for all these automobile and power companies spending billions to make it real. by Jacques Leslie I'm at the headquarters of Ballard Power Systems in Burnaby, a suburb of Vancouver, and my big fuel cell moment is about to occur. Following the example of the premier of British Columbi...
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Saddam Hussein Atomic Bomb
1,603 words... ing for cover in fall out areas and under ground shelters. After the completion of the atomic bomb, the United States has been trying furiously to develop a more powerful nuclear weapon during the early 1950 's. The United States new that after the two horrific explosions in Japan, countries all over the world have been trying to develop there owns type of bomb. The U. S. also new that the Russians where competing with the U. S. over nuclear power. During the late 1950 's and early 1960 's t...
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African American Street Gangs In Los Angeles
1,533 words... egotist strategies to combat white intimidation and violence, the effectiveness of whites to fight against integration and residential segregation began to fail. Eventually 'white flight' occurred, as white residents began to move into the growing suburban areas that flourished in the 1950 s, leaving the city areas of South Los Angeles behind. This left the central city of Los Angeles as a primarily black enclave, with blacks accounting for 71 percent of the inner-city population (Brunn et a...
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Aspects Of Life Melting Pot
782 wordsDesegregation Between the Late 1050 's and Early 1960 's Both of these pictures are the same painting, yet different feelings are provoked by each. To me the one on the left, the colorful one, is more intriguing. It jumps at you grabbing your attention and drawing your eye in, giving you a warm and lively feeling. The picture to the right seems a bit dull and emotionless, portraying a melancholy feeling. In the art world color is a good thing. It brings other elements to a picture that you can't...
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The French New Wave Of Early 1960s
1,753 wordsThe French New Wave of the early 1960 s In 1959 - early 1960 five directors released debut feature length films that are widely regarded as heralding the start of the French nouvelle vague or French New Wave. Claude Chabrols Le Beau Serge (The Good Serge, 1959) and Les Cousins (The Cousins, 1959) were released, along with Francois Truffaut's Les Quatre cents coups (The 400 Blows, 1959), Jean-Luc Godard's A bout de souffle (Breathless, 1960) and Alain Resnais Hiroshima mon amour (Hiroshima my lov...
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Children Of Alcoholics Children And Adolescents
1,980 wordsMental Disturbance in Patrick Mccabe's The Butcher Boy Patrick Mccabe's novel, The Butcher Boy, describes the eventful life of Francie Brady, a traumatized schoolboy in a small town in late 1950 s and early 1960 s Ireland. In examining the social and historical contexts for The Butcher Boy and States of Fear, this essay underscores the regulatory function of an institutional system that supported the State's postcolonial morality. In other words, the existence of such sites of confinement functi...
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Countries In Africa Haile Selassie
2,018 wordsEthiopia: A Country Study Located in northeastern Africa, in an area known as the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is one of the largest and most populous countries in Africa. It is bordered by Djibouti and the former Ethiopian autonomous region of Eritrea on the north, Somalia on the east, Kenya on the south, and Sudan on the west. While influenced and even occasionally occupied by other nations, Ethiopia is one of the few countries in Africa or Asia never truly colonized. The Ethiopian population is v...
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Middle Section Is Dark Gray Section Is Dark Gray Black
662 wordsRobert Rauschenburg is an American artist famous for experimenting with a variety of materials, techniques, media, and styles. His search for new forms of expression throughout his career inspired many artists in the United States and Europe. Rauschenburg was born in Port Arthur, Texas. He first attracted attention in the early 1960 s with all-white and all-black paintings. He then turned to combines, or assemblages, which combined painting with everyday objects. One combine called Bed consisted...
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Philip Morris Tobacco Industry
628 wordsDid 1960 s TV Influence Kids To Smoke? Jurors Spent The Day Looking At Examples Of Cigarette Placement In Vintage TV Clips The Latest | The Players | They Said It The Paperwork | The Archives: How We Got Here | The Front Page ST. PAUL, Posted 5: 28 p. m. March 09, 1998 One woman juror kept time with the music as the theme from The Beverly Hillbillies was played Monday in Minnesota's tobacco trial to show how cigarettes were marketed to youth. In the introduction to the television show, Jed Clamp...
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