Sir Alexander Fleming Millions Of Lives Penicillin
370 wordsSir Alexander Fleming was born in Lochfield, Scotland on August 6 th, 1881. He attended St. Marys Medical School in London. It was in St. Marys, where Sir Alexander Fleming began his research. Early in his medical life, Fleming became interested in the natural bacterial action of the blood and in antiseptics. He then served in World War I as the captain of the Medical Corps, as he continued his studies and started to work on antibacterial substances which would not be toxic to animal tissues. In...
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Dred Scott Decision Supreme Court Of The United
1,186 wordsA momentous decision is an important decision, or a decision of great consequence, that may affect a certain group of people to a certain extent, or it may affect the majority of people in many different ways. A momentous decision could also be an important decision that affects the majority of the population during that certain time period, or maybe affects the future populations to come. Another point of view of a momentous decision is a once in a lifetime event that happens, even if its in a ...
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Kansas Nebraska Act Dred Scott Case
1,183 words... the cases of Dred and Harriet Scott and Mrs. Emerson were identical, they would become one single case. The facts of the case were filed on March 1850, but the court didnt hear the case until 1852. Part of the problem the Scotts faced with the delay was that Missouri was beginning to feel increasing political pressure over the question of slavery. The state found itself in an awkward position, since it was bordered on three sides by free states. The pressure of the free territory around Miss...
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19 Th Century Monroe Doctrine
901 wordsThe first six decades of the 19 th century in American history are witness to the rival, contending forces of nationalism and sectionalism. Nationalism, a devotion to the interests and culture of ones nation, played a major role is shaping our economy. The idea of expanding America had triggered a major movement to go west. The Monroe Doctrine, which was introduced to Congress by President Monroe himself, was an outcome of this great idea of expanding the nation. The Missouri Compromise had divi...
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Region Of Greece King Phillip 2 Macedonia
668 wordsTHE PROPAGANDA Macedonians should not be recognised as Macedonians as they have been of Greek nationality since 2000 BC. Macedonians whose language belongs to the Slavic family, must not call themselves Macedonians as 4000 years ago they spoke Greek and today still speak nothing but Greek. Macedonia has no right to call itself by this name as Macedonia has always been a region and is today a region of Greece. The Serbs believe that Macedonians are misguided country cousins who belong in a Greate...
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Pope And Fielding Ridiculous And Funny Story
869 wordsThe effectiveness of the treatment of burlesques can be seen through two stories namely Henry Fieldings Joseph Andrews and Alexander Popes The Rape of Lock. These novels are two fine examples of incongruous imitation, the form that imitates the manner (form and style) and subject matter of a serious work. The serious work for Fielding was Samuel Richardson's novel Shame and the Greek epics (homer, Virgil) for Pope. Fielding and Popes books are from the same school that being satire, but although...
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Alexander Pope Rape Of The
795 wordsALEXANDAR POPE Literature reflects the age in which it is written. This is very much true in the case of the poetry of the Augustan Period. Alexander Pope is the gem of the Augustan Age. Pope is not only recognized as a great comic writer but also as a creative artist. The man who created the fine filigree work The Rape Of The Lock- out of a trivial tempest in the teacup cannot be denied the status of a creative artist. Pope said; The proper study of mankind is man. But it was mankind as seen on...
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Due Process Of Law Law Of The Land
1,107 words... s by authority of parliament. " WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, 1 COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: A FACSIMILE OF THE FIRST EDITION OF 1765 - 1769, 137 - 138 (1979) (emphasis added). "This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof... shall be the supreme Law of the Land... " U. S. Constitution, Art. VI. # 18) "The doctrine that prevailed in Lochner, Compare, Adkins, Burns, and like cases - that due process authorizes courts to hold laws unconstitutional...
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Hudson Bay Company Fur Trading
1,095 words... They also had no experience traveling the North American river system. Finally, the company didnt have a mobile food supply which meant that they didnt heard animals to feed their employees. Although, the Hudson's Bay Company did provide a sense of stability and security for their employees, who at this time were all men. At last, the Hudson's Bay Company didnt want their employees getting involved with native women nor did they want to be liable for them and their families. This is why the ...
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Checks And Balances Articles Of Confederation
1,022 wordsThe Federalist Papers and Federalism The Federalist Papers were mostly the product of two young men: Alexander Hamilton of New York, age 32, and James Madison of Virginia, age 36. Both men sometimes wrote four papers in a single week. An older scholar, John Jay, later named as first chief justice of the Supreme Court, wrote five of the papers. Hamilton, who had been an aide to Washington during the Revolution, asked Madison and Jay to help him in this project. Their purpose was to persuade the N...
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Ancient Greek Greek Art
712 wordsAs happened centuries later with a handful of Renaissance painters, ancient Greek art tends to be thought of in vague terms of vases, statues and architecture produced "a long (unspecified) time ago. " Indeed - a long time has passed between us and ancient Greece, and thinking like this is a good starting point, really. The vases, sculpture and architecture were huge - huge! - innovations, and artists forever afterward owed an enormous debt to the ancient Greeks. Because so many centuries and di...
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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Lenin's
843 wordsTense with expectation, the founder of Russian communism returned from exile to St. Petersburg on April 16, 1917, in a sealed railroad car supplied by his countrys age-old enemy, Germany. The homeland, to which he returned, was ravaged by war and starvation. Near collapse and anarchy, Russia was primed for Vladimir Ilyich Lenin's impassioned message: The people need peace, the people need bread, the people need land. We must fight for the social revolution! For the next seven years, Lenin gave h...
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Pompey And Crassus Bc Caesar
1,267 wordsJulius Caesar's legacy and attributes are just as robust today as they were in his time. From the time he took power to the time of his death he accomplished more than many other men would have done in a lifetime. He brought the Roman Empire to its height and from his death on, the Empire did nothing but fall. He was one of the world's greatest leaders and probably the best. At the age of 15 Caesar became head of his family when his father died in 85 bc. His family wanted him to pursue a religio...
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Ivan Denisovich Alexander Solzhenitsyn Hero
395 wordsby Alexander Solzhenitsyn In Alexander Solzhenitsyn's novel One Day in The Life Of Ivan Denisovich Ivan Denisovich is portrayed as the hero in the novel. The American Heritage Dictionary Of the English Language High School Edition states that a hero is "The principle male character in a novel, poem, or dramatic presentation. " The word hero is also suggested to mean "Any male noted for feats of courage or nobility of purpose; especially, one who has risked of sacrificed his life. " Ivan Denisovi...
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Greek Society Personal Life
645 wordsClassical Mythology PINDAR A PERFECT POET Pindar was born at Cynoscephalae, near Thebes, the member of a noble family. He lived from about 518 B. C. to approximately 438 B. C. Pindar is considered by many to be the greatest lyric poet of ancient Greece. He began writing at a very young age and soon his poetry was popular throughout Greece. He traveled widely but spent much of his time in Athens and in Sicily at the home of Hieron. This may account for his being enamored with the Olympic games, w...
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Abolition Of Slavery Declaration Of Independence
595 wordsJefferson received his first taste of politics when he was elected to the House of Burgesses, at that time under British rule in America. During his time there, he brought several pieces of legislature to the House dealing with the abolition of slavery, even though he knew it to be a hopeless cause at the time, and he himself owned slaves. Instead of the complete abolition of slavery, Jefferson then concentrated on the limiting of it. He worked to reduce the number of slaves in the population, b...
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Ptolemy Xiii Ptolemy Xiv
964 wordsSignificant Woman: Cleopatra I chose to write my "Significant Woman" paper on Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra. When I began my report, I knew very little about Cleopatra, except that she was the mistress of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony of Rome. I wondered what impacts on history Cleopatra made on her own. I feel that Cleopatra was a very significant woman in history because she was very aggressive and assertive, characteristics that have always been considered unfeminine. At the same time,...
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Century B C Rest Of The World
1,288 wordsGreek Civ versus Roman Civ Today? s society in which we live in has based itself on the past achievements and failures of previous civilizations which rose and fell with the hands of time. Every one of those civilizations made certain contributions to history as well as developing human intellectuality in order to enhance its chances of becoming the supreme ruler of our planet? s resources. If we look back in history right now we can say that every single mishap, disaster, breakthrough, war, or ...
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Medium Sized Sea Ice
1,154 wordsThe penguin (Sphenisciformes) has been a fascination to numerous people including scientists and researchers alike. They have distinctive characteristics and an interesting classification system. Their eating habits, unique way of breeding and predators are just a way of everyday life that fascinates scientists and researchers. The species status still remains in danger and can hopefully be helped. This unusual bird stands on short legs and walks with a clumsy waddle. These birds cannot fly whic...
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Anne Boleyn Baron Von
881 wordsPlease, miss, I want to be Lord High Protector of England When I was seven years old, my teacher asked her class what they wanted to be when they grew up. The answers firemen, doctors, sailors were all pretty standard, until she got round to me. Well, Andrew? I remember her saying. Please, miss, I answered, I want to be Lord High Protector of England. I had been engrossed in history since about the age of four, when the glorious Ladybird Books Adventures from History series had opened my eyes to...
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