• Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the World
    Einstein first told president Roosevelt about the tremendous power of fused uranium in the late 1930's. Soon after this news from Einstein the atom bomb was built and tested. With bombs ready, Truman is faced with a decision. America is in the middle of World War II with no end in sight. He decides...
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  • The World of the Vikings
    The Viking age has long been associated with unbridled piracy, when freebooters swarmed out of the northlands in their longships to burn and pillage their way across civilized Europe. Modern scholarship provides evidence this is a gross simplification, and that during this period much progress was a...
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  • World War
    Even though each soldier would have been involved in some form of continual conflict with serving on the front-line (trench rapids, snipers, shelling), it is possible to distinguish major battles (or pushes) whose names have gone down in history as some of the bloodiest conflicts ever waged. There...
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  • Post World War Ii
    Post World War II: Significant Events on the Decades [Your Name Here] [ ] [ ] Every decade leaves unique historical memories of events that will be forever attributed on that particular period. Every decade has significant social, economic, and political events that...
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  • World Trade Center:
    LIST OF FIGURES IV ERROR! NO TABLE OF FIGURES ENTRIES FOUND.EXECUTIVE SUMMARY IV EXECUTIVE SUMMARY V 1 – INTRODUCTION VI 1.1 – HISTORY VI 1.1.1 – Inspiration for towers vi 1.1.2 – Brief summary of the project vi 1.1.3 – Demise of the towers vi 2 – FRAMED TUBE SYSTEM VII 2.1 –...
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  • World War 1 & 2 / United Nations
    World War 1: The Great War World War 1, better known as "The Great War" started because of the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Francis Ferdinand. On July 28, 1914 Gavrilo Princip, a Serbian nationalist, murdered the one appointed to the throne of Austria-Hungary to p...
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  • The Seven Ancient Wonders of the World
    Seven Wonders of the World, works of art and architecture regarded by ancient Greek and Roman observers as the most extraordinary structures of antiquity. The listing of ancient wonders probably began in ancient Greece in around the 2nd century BC, but the Seven Wonders that were most commonly refer...
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  • Rebellion in China Around 1900
    Around 1900, after many years of succumbing to the superior military of the West, the Chinese stood up for their country. China was a weak, backwards, country, exploited by the West. They felt that they could counter the foreign domination, but reforms were useless because they needed the West...
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  • Shakespeare's World
    Shakespeare's World Almost every nation on earth reads, studies and performs the works of William Shakespeare. No writer of any country, nor any age, has ever enjoyed such universal popularity. Neither has any writer been so praised. As William Hazlitt observed, "The most striking peculiarity of...
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  • Italian Renaissance and the Greco-Roman World
    The Relationship between the Renaissance and the Greco-Roman World The term “renaissance”—a French word meaning “rebirth”—refers to the reawakening to the artistic and philosophical ideals of ancient Greece and Rome that took place in Europe, marking the end of the Middle Ages. As Pa...
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  • The World Is Flat: Chapter 9
    The World Is Flat By: Thomas L. Friedman Chapter 9: The Virgin of Guadalupe The Virgin of Guadalupe is the patron saint of Mexico, and like any other figure, little statues of it have been produced for many years. Typically, Mexico would simply produce these statuettes, as it is known as a l...
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  • World Without Oil
    The Economic Effects of a World Without Oil. As oil prices keep increasing, many are looking to a future without oil. It is hoped that if oil prices keep rising, alternatives will be developed and this will enable a smooth transition. Already, car manufacturers have cars which run on hydrogen, na...
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  • Wonderful World of Iceland
    Wonderful world of Iceland Iceland and Oil Natalie Montero March 1, 2008 Professor Cohen INR 3081 The Wonderful World of Iceland In the global arena oil makes the world go round. From transportatio...
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  • The Impact of Information Systems on Business Process Design (or Redesign), Managerial Roles, and the Changing World of Work
    Abstract Business Process design and reengineering is a radical shift in an organization’s strategic thinking and approach towards institutionalization of better and efficient systems and processes. Effective business process results in enhanced productivity levels. One of the many benefits of...
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  • World War 2
    World War 2 War is one of the most tragic things in our world today. It is even sadder that usually it comes around at least once in our lifetime. In the 20th century alone we have already had two huge wars. These wars were call the World Wars simply because they involved most of the big c...
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  • The Mighty Red Bull in the World of Marketing
    Contents: 1.Introduction………………………. 3 2.Perception……………………….... 4 3.Attitude…………………………… 5 4.Reference Groups………………… 7 5.Conclusion………………………....9 6. References………………………..10...
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  • The Causes of World War One
     World War One or ‘The Great War’ and its causes are still a hotly debated subject till today. There are many important causes and reasons for the war, some more important than others. Not only did the war cause a lot of disruption, chaos and death, it also set the scene for other wars to...
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  • Literacy in an Ever-Changing World
    Literacy In An Ever-Changing World Being literate, as defined in Webster's New World Dictionary, is "the ability to read and write" or "to be educated". By my own definition, literacy is the ability to read, write, and verbally communicate, while also comprehending those writings, verses, or ph...
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  • One World, Three Sects, One Faith?
    Parker Cyle R. Mancastroppa February 8th 2008 History of Judaism, Christianity, & Islam Research Essay ONE WORLD, THREE SECTS, ONE FAITH? One can logically conclude that there are three dominate religions spanning across Earth's oceans and many continents in the 21st century. Each of the thre...
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  • “We Are Told About the World Before We See It. We Imagine Most Things Before We Experience Them” (Walter Lipman) How Might Expectation and Previous Knowledge Affect Perception and Therefore Knowledge?
    Perception is a way of knowing and gaining knowledge. Expectation, the belief about the way an event should happen or behave, and previous knowledge, understanding and skills we gain after experience play significant roles when gaining knowledge. They frame and lead us into imagine before we experie...
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