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Tale of Two cities
Tale of Two cities
Tale of Two cities A Time of Terror A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens is a story written to promote awareness of the tragedies that occurred in France during the French revolution. The two themes of the book are interconnected with each other. The themes are those of sacrifice, and hate. The themes are portrayed through out the book and are shown by the actions of the characters. The story is perfectly described in the following paraphrase by William Butler Yeats, in The Second Coming Thin
Extinct Animals Research: Woolly Mammoth
Extinct Animals Research: Woolly Mammoth
Extinct Animals Research: Woolly Mammoth We have learned much about the Woolly Mammoth almost more than any other dinosaur that has been identified. Due to the fact that the Woolly Mammoth so closely resembles today\'s elephants, care for them would most probably require most of the same factors to keep it alive. Since the Woolly Mammoth has been extinct for 4000 years, it is difficult to tell exactly what they lived on, but we can hypothesize. The Woolly Mammoth lived during the Ice Age, so if
Birth Control
Birth Control
Birth Control The practice of birth control prevents conception, thus limiting reproduction. The term birth control, coined by Margaret SANGER in 1914, usually refers specifically to methods of contraception, including STERILIZATION. The terms family planning and planned parenthood have a broader application. METHODS OF BIRTH CONTROL Attempts to control fertility have been going on for thousands of years. References to preventing conception are found in the writings of priests, philosophers, and
Extinct Animals Research
Extinct Animals Research
Extinct Animals Research We have learned much about the Woolly Mammoth almost more than any other dinosaur that has been identified. Due to the fact that the Woolly Mammoth so closely resembles today\'s elephants, care for them would most probably require most of the same factors to keep it alive. Since the Woolly Mammoth has been extinct for 4000 years, it is difficult to tell exactly what they lived on, but we can hypothesize. The Woolly Mammoth lived during the Ice Age, so if alive today, it
Whales
Whales
Whales Whale weighs as much as 20 elephants but lives beneath the sea. The blue whale is Earth\'s largest animal. Larger than the largest of ancient dinosaurs, blue whales can grow to be more than 100 feet (30 meters) long and weigh nearly 150 tons. Not all whales are so large. The much smaller pilot whale grows to about 28 feet (8.5 meters) in length. And dolphins, which belong to the whale family, range only from 3 to 13 feet (1 to 4 meters). Although whales spend their lives in the sea, they
Pyramids
Pyramids
pyramids Pyramids The pyramids of Egypt are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Even in the days of Ancient Egypt when powerful pharaohs ruled over Egypt the pyramids were considered a wonder. Today, the ruins of 35 pyramids still stand near the Nile River in Egypt. These pyramids were built to protect the bodies of Egyptian kings and other royalty but before the pyramids became the standard for burials, tombs were used for Egypt’s early rulers, nobles, and other high ranking officials. This
Sufism
Sufism
Sufism Sufism, otherwise known as Islamic Mysticism, is a branch of Islam. It deals with special powers that are contained in the Qur\'an. It is a more philosophical approach, where a person tries to become one with nature, and feel the power of God. The term mysticism can be defined as the consciousness of the One Reality -- be it called Wisdom, Light, Love or Nothing. (Shcimmel 23) A Sufi tries to unite his will with God\'s will. They try to isolate themselves, so they can fear and become clos
Islamic Religion
Islamic Religion
Islamic Religion Todays Muslims are branded as terrorists or fudamentalist. But their religion is a gentle religion. On the Arabian Penninsula, home of the Arabs, was isolated and they were able to develop their civilization without outside influences. It is about 1 million miles square, that is located between the Red sea and the Persian Gulf. There are two distinctive regions. The first has well-watered valleys between mountains and the second is arid plains and desert. Grass grows quickly dur
The Story Of Isaak
The Story Of Isaak
The Story Of Isaak The story of Isaac . In telling the story of Isaac it is very important to tell about his father Abram . Once Lord ordered Abram to leave his country , his people and his father\'s household and to go to the land that God was going to show him . After that God made promises which were fulfilled inthe rest of the Genesis. The first was making Abram into a great nation . Naturally question arises : how can man be made into a great nation ? The answer is that through one\'s heir
Iraq: A Country on the Rise
Iraq: A Country on the Rise
Iraq: A Country on the Rise Lauterbach, Kevin History, Period 4 January 7, 1996 Iraq is a country that is on the rise. After being crushed by allied troops for their invasion of Kuwait, they have begun the slow rebuilding process. In this report, I will discuss the basic geographic features of Iraq, and other various important features such as mineral wealth, vegetation, ect. Iraq\'s total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size of Idaho). It\'s capital, Baghdad, is
The French Revolution
The French Revolution
The French Revolution The years before the French Revolution (which started in 1789 AD.) were ones of vast, unexpected change and confusion. One of the changes was the decline of the power of the nobles, which had a severe impact on the loyalty of some of the nobles to King Louis XVI. Another change was the increasing power of the newly established middle class, which would result in the monarchy becoming obsolete. The angry and easily manipulated peasants, who were used by the bourgeoisie for t
Another Civil War
Another Civil War
Another Civil War Socioeconomic reasons for the causes and outcome of the Civil War Analyzing the causes and the eventual outcome of the American Civil War can be a difficult task when you look at all the issues at once. The fields of the political, economic and sociological differences between the Union and the Confederacy are were we find the bulk of the answers as why the two regions of the United States separated. When trying to discuss the Civil War we must first explain why the Confederate
Crazyhorse
Crazyhorse
Crazyhorse When I think back of the stories that I have heard about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history with them being the ones who left the battlefield as winners. When stories are told, or when the media dares to tamper with history, it is usually the American Indians who are looked
Iraq
Iraq
Iraq Lauterbach, Kevin History, Period 4 January 7, 1996 Iraq: A Country on the Rise Iraq is a country that is on the rise. After being crushed by allied troops for their invasion of Kuwait, they have begun the slow rebuilding process. In this report, I will discuss the basic geographic features of Iraq, and other various important features such as mineral wealth, vegetation, ect. Iraq\'s total area is 271,128 square miles (just slightly more than twice the size of Idaho). It\'s capital, Baghdad
Pyramids
Pyramids
Pyramids The pyramids of Egypt are the last remaining Wonder of the World. Even in the days of Ancient Egypt when powerful pharaohs ruled over Egypt the pyramids were considered a wonder. Today, the ruins of 35 pyramids still stand near the Nile River in Egypt. These pyramids were built to protect the bodies of Egyptian kings and other royalty but before the pyramids became the standard for burials, tombs were used for Egypt\'s early rulers, nobles, and other high ranking officials. This group o
Egypt : The People
Egypt : The People
Egypt : The People Approximately 32,500,000 people live in Egypt. Peasant farmers called fellahin make up over 60 percent of the population. But less than 4 percent of Egypt\'s land is suitable for farming. Before the leaders of the 1952 revolution introduced land reform, less than 2 percent of the landowners owned half of the land available for farming. Most of the fellahin were tenants or owned very tiny farms. A man who owned 3 to 5 acres was considered well-off. Now no one is permitted to ow
Driving in India
Driving in India
Driving in India Traveling in India is an almost hallucinatory mixture of sound and sight. It is frequently heart-rending, sometimes hilarious, mostly exhilarating, always unforgettable - and, when you are on the roads, extremely dangerous. Most Indian road users observe a version of the Highway Code based on some ancient text or on the position of the moon. In general the 12 rules of the Indian road code are: ARTICLE I The assumption of immortality is required of all road users. ARTICLE II The
Driving in india
Driving in india
driving in india Driving in India Traveling in India is an almost hallucinatory mixture of sound and sight. It is frequently heart-rending, sometimes hilarious, mostly exhilarating, always unforgettable - and, when you are on the roads, extremely dangerous. Most Indian road users observe a version of the Highway Code based on some ancient text or on the position of the moon. In general the 12 rules of the Indian road code are: ARTICLE I The assumption of immortality is required of all road users
ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION
ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION To Understand the events that led to the birth and rise of what became an Empire in a very short time, it is necessary to understand the events that preceded the period of the “prophet”. The people of what would have become the Islamic world can be divided into four linguistic families that derive from a common source. These four families can be classified as : 1-Semitic 2-Hamitic 3-Indo European 4-Altaic The first two, Semitic and Hamitic derive from the so called Afro-asia
Report on World War I
Report on World War I
Report on World War I Table of contentsPage 0: introduction Page 1: years leading up to the war:1850-1914Page 2:causes of warPage 3:war breaks outPage 3:Land warfare, war plansPage 4:land warfare,1914Page 8:Land warfare,1915Page 10:land warfare,1916Page 12:land warfare,1917Page 15:land warfare,1918Page 21:naval warfare, war plansPage 22: naval warfare, generalPage 23:air warfare, generalPage 23:endingPage 24:references Chapter 1: introduction August 2nd, 1914: Europe was darkened by the horrible
A Civil Action
A Civil Action
A Civil Action Lawrence Kohlberg did a study and came up with a scale for people’s moral development. This scale goes from 1, which is a pretty infantile stage of “I want it and I want it now!”, to stage 6, which is living purely on ethics and principal. A Civil Action is a wonderful movie to see these stages hard at work and just how fast someone can go from one stage to another. I would like to specifically point out three areas in this movie that best show these stages of moral development at
Manfred Von Richthofen is Killed!
Manfred Von Richthofen is Killed!
Manfred Von Richthofen is Killed! April 23rd 1918 Sadly two days ago, April 21st, the infamous Baron Manfred von Richthofen, was killed over the Australian lines in the western front over Vaux sur Somme, France, at the age of 25. To us, he was known as the “Der rote Kampfflieger”, where to our enemies, he is known as the terrifying “Red Baron”. The incident occurred when the Baron courageously followed a pilot, Wilfred May, flying a Sopwith Camel, deep into Allied territory. This was deeper into
Pets
Pets
Pets Pets should be treated like family members. Do you agree or disagree with the statement? Give reasons to support your opinion. I think we can agree that pets should be treated as family members. In my opinion pets deserve all the love and care from all the members of the family. They are just as humans in many respects and so I feel that treating them with affection and care is probably our responsibility too. Pets form a part of our family, they are always with us when we get lonely. Pets
Pets
Pets
Pets Pet. People in all parts of the world have kept animals as pets for thousands of years. The most common pets are dogs, cats, parakeets, canaries, and fish. But many people keep unusual pets, such as raccoons, skunks, alligators, and monkeys. Many Japanese children tame mice and teach them to dance to music. Explorers in Antarctica have treated penguins as pets. The people of India make pets of mongooses. Cormorants are common pets in China. Pets can make interesting, playful companions. Peo
The Old Testament
The Old Testament
The Old Testament The following is a narrative description on the life and times of one of the most powerful characters in the Old Testament. Abraham was indeed a man of God in a time where few men believed in the One true God. Through many triumphs and errors, he always returned to God to lead him back to his calling. His dedication resulted in great promises from God that were eventually fulfilled and affect each of our lives today. His story is our story. Abraham was a native of Chaldea, and
Cross-Cultural Management: Transformations and Ada
Cross-Cultural Management: Transformations and Ada
Cross-Cultural Management: Transformations and Adaptations 1. Smiling fish is a: A. a. term used by Middle Easterners to describe American tourists. B. b. French chef working in a Japanese kitchen. C. c. dish served in China in which the fish is still alive. 2. In England, to table an issue or motion means to: A. put it aside until later. B. send it to arbitration. C. bring it up and discuss it. 3. Allah is the Supreme Being of which religious group? A. Shintos B. Buddhists C. Moslems If you ans
Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse
Crazy Horse When I think back of the stories that I have heard about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little Big Horn. It is one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history with them being the ones who left the battlefield as winners. When stories are told, or when the media dares to tamper with history, it is usually the American Indians who are looked
Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn
Huckleberry Finn CHAPTER 1 - In the opening paragraph, Huck introduces himself to us as the narrator of the story. He talks to us in a relaxed, matter-of-fact tone that makes him sound friendly, honest, and maybe a little less respectful than he should be. He does, after all, come close to calling Mark Twain a liar. Try to imagine Twain writing that paragraph, in which he has a fictional character accuse him of stretching the truth in an earlier book. Twain seems to be sharing a joke with you,
Pastoralism
Pastoralism
Pastoralism Pastoralism is an economy based on herding. Pastoralists maintain herds of animals and use their products to support themselves directly and to exchange with other civilizations. It is especially associated with such terrain as steppes, rolling hills, grasslands, and the like-areas of low rainfall where cultivation is difficult without irrigation, but where grasses are plentiful enough to support herds of animals.1 Pastoralism was originally founded in the old world. Pastoralists are
36 Years of Crazy Horse and His People
36 Years of Crazy Horse and His People
36 Years of Crazy Horse and His People When I think back to the stories about how the Native American Indians were driven from their land and forced to live on the reservations, one particular event comes to my mind. That event is the Battle of the Little BigHorn. This was one of the few times that the Oglala Sioux made history as being the victors of a battle. When stories are told, or when the media dares to tamper with history, it is usually the American Indians who are looked upon as the bad
The Book of Idols
The Book of Idols
The Book of Idols The account of one ancient historian named Abu-al-Mundhir Hishâm ibn-Muhammad ibn-al-Sâ\'ib ibn-Bishr al-Kalbi, better known as ibn-al-Kalbi, gives report of around twenty idols that existed in the Middle-East in a book called, The Book of Idols. This book of idols shows the work of a Moslem historian who attempted to create a listing of all the idols worshiped by the Arab people before the coming of the Prophet Muhammad. The research of this historian, who lived in the eighth
The Bactrian Camel
The Bactrian Camel
The Bactrian Camel The Bactrian Camel lives in the remote Gobi desert in Mongolia. They live in packs of six to 20 animals led by a mature male. Their surroundings consist of desert, semi-desert, grassy steppes, and mountains or pt 6500 feet. In the summer they reside in dry valleys and on nearby hills, where as in the winter they can usually be found near dried up creek and stream beds, and oases. Breeding and mating is an important part of any animal or humans life to keep the population striv
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great Alexander the Great, a patient and often devious man; had never struck without careful planning. The youthful, headstrong Alexander liked to settle problems by immediate action. Making decisions with great speed, he took extraordinary risks; his success was achieved by the amount of sheer force and drive to overcome these risks. Alexander was one of the greatest and most courageous fighters in the world. He was educated as a student by the Greek philosopher Aristotle. The phi
Giraffes
Giraffes
Giraffes My science project is on Giraffes. The Giraffe is the tallest mammal in the world. Giraffes have very long necks with a short, upstanding mane, high shoulders which slope steeply, and long legs that are nearly equal in length. The male weight can range to 2420-4250, and the female can range to 1540-2600. The Giraffes can stand up to 18 feet long. They mostly live and come from sub-Sahara Africa. Giraffes are herbivores, and their long necks help them to reach the leaves and shoots of th
Horse Collar
Horse Collar
Horse Collar The invention of Horse Collar is the beginning of the second Agricultural Revolution. A horse collar similar to one used on camels was introduced from the East, perhaps from Bactria (ancient Afghanistan), reaching Europe around 800 or 900 AD. This device permitted the exploitation of the horse. It is hard to believe but neither the Greeks nor Romans (who represented the “Classic period” for historians) were able to fully exploit the horse because only a variation of the ox yoke was
THE ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY
THE ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY
THE ROOTS OF CHRISTIANITY Religion is an impulse to explain. A natural impulse that everyone has and everyone one grapples with. It’s an impulse that, sadly and ironically, has been exploited to convince people to take actions that defy and demean that impulse. These exploiters are the ruling elite of nearly every society, in every era. It’s not hard to understand the false sense of security and comfort of faith that religion provides. Religious faith, which is a set of rules, is a tool used by
Dynasties and Their Artwork
Dynasties and Their Artwork
Dynasties and Their Artwork It is said that ceramics first began in China 6,000 years ago during what is called the New Stone Age. The earliest pottery ware was made by hand. Clay was fired at a temperature of 500-600 C. It wasn’t until during the Yangshao and Longshan Cultures that painted pottery first began to appear. The Qin Dynasty holds a responsible hand in the artwork of early China. Their statues which were called terra-cota, meaning baked earth, were discovered during the early 20th ce
Iceage
Iceage
Iceage Twenty thousand years ago during the time of the last ice age period, many colossal mammals roamed North America. They survived during the times when much of the earth was covered by immense large bodies of ice that buried forests, fields, and mountains, but rapidly became extinct after the ice began to retreat and melt. Since then the human race has introduced many different theories to explain the extinction of these large mammals. One theory stands above all and explains the truth of t
Libya
Libya
Libya We have been interested in Libya for quite a while. So we decided to do a project about it. In this paper you will read about three major points: first we would like to write about the history of Libya, second about the agriculture, and third about some general stuff. I hole that by reading this you learn a lot of new stuff about Libya. In the 1960’s anti-western started to spread from Egypt to Libya. Once this happened the country started to become politically unstable. During this unrest