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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...

A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher M
A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher Marlowe\'s The Passionate Shepherd to his Love and C. Day Lewis\'s Song In the poems The Passionate Shepherd to his Love by Christopher Marlowe and Song by C. Day Lewis, the speakers display their individual views of what can be expected with their love. Both speakers produce invitations to love with differences in what they have to offer. A list of promised delights is offered by the speaker in The Passionate Shepherd, and through persu...

Imperialism and India
Imperialism and India Throughout history, many nations have implemented imperialism to enforce their will over others for money, protection and civilization. India was no exception. Since its discovery, Europeans were trying get a piece of India\'s action. In many cases England was the imperial, or mother country. Since India was put under imperialism, a great deal of things changed, some for the good, mostly though for the bad. Between 1640 and 1949, India was ruled by two periods of imperialis...

A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher M
A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher Marlowes \'T A Comparison and Contrast of Love in Christopher Marlowes The Passionate Shepherd to his Love and C. Day Lewiss Song In the poems The Passionate Shepherd to his Love by Christopher Marlowe and Song by C. Day Lewis, the speakers display their individual views of what can be expected with their love. Both speakers produce invitations to love with differences in what they have to offer. A list of promised delights is offered b...

The French Revolution
The French Revolution I. Absolutism A. Absolutism defined 1. In the absolutist state, sovereignty resided in kings--not the nobility or the parliament--who considered themselves responsible to God alone. 2. Absolute kings created new state bureaucracies and standing armies, regulated all the institutions of government, and secured the cooperation of the nobility. a. Some historians deny that absolutism was a stage of development that followed feudalism, but, instead, was administrative monarchy....

Effects of Dam Building
Effects of Dam Building Grade 10 Geography Units 12, 13, 14 Essay - Effects of Dam Building Many people have already dammed a small stream using sticks and mud by the time they become adults. Humans have used dams since early civilization, because four-thousand years ago they became aware that floods and droughts affected their well-being and so they began to build dams to protect themselves from these effects.1 The basic principles of dams still apply today as they did before; a dam must preven...

Effects of Imperialism -
Effects of Imperialism - Imperialism is when a mother country takes over a smaller nation or colony for political, social, and/or economic reasons. Imperialism has been a major force in shaping the modern world. The effects of Imperialism have been interpreted from a variety of viewpoints. This major Imperialism occurred during the late 19th Century and early 20th century. It had more negative effects in the modern world today then positive effects. A positive effect is seen in document one call...

Study Guide for Global History
Study Guide for Global History May 31, 2004 1) What do you think was the most important/valuable of contribution of scholars and scientist from the Muslim world? Art and Architecture was the most important contribution towards the Muslim world. Architecture allowed the great monuments of the Muslim world to take shape. Art was forbidden because based on the idea, Allah can only create life. Since pictures were prohibited, many artists turned to calligraphy, which is an art of writing. Others mad...

Civil War History Notes
Civil War History Notes HISTORY 311 NOTES SEPTEMBER 24th until OCTOBER 24th HIS 311 SEPT 24 -1861- Civil War begins -Nov.-dec TRENT incident -1862-64- Alabama depredations -Oct.-St. Alban\'s rd. -1865- Reciprocity Tr. denounced -1866- Fenian Invasion -sub themes -public opinion foreign policy -xtrnl coincide w/ intrnl issues -colonies and their costs COMPARISON OF CAN AND US -Can and US are parallel -major events, trade are shared -civil society devl\'p same way -culture is same exc. QUE, Loui...

Document-Based Question: Industrial Revolution
Document-Based Question: Industrial Revolution There were many problems that came with the growth of industry in England. Cities were expanded, but they became even more overcrowded and dirty. The factories employed workers, who were doomed to work in terrifying conditions for little pay until their death. The reactions to these conditions once they were exposed varied from horror to blind optimism. Cities had always been crowded and filthy. The Industrial Revolution only made conditions worse. ...

Mathematics
Mathematics Throughout the years, the history of mathematics has taken its fair share of changes. It has stretched across the world from the Far East, migrating into the Western Hemisphere. One of the most fundamental and key principles of mathematics has been the quadratic formula. Having been used in several different cultures, the formula has been part of the base of mathematics theory. The general equation has been derived from many different sources, most commonly: ax2 + bx + c = 0, with x ...

King Leahy
King Leahy To begin this paper, dear King Leahy, let us mention that weve noticed many things while on our journey. These people are extremely different from us, and in many ways! They act different than us, and have many Social Developments. There are people called Reformers here. They have different social classes, and many, many people! They also have something called Methodism. Reformers here want to change all the problems with society. Theyd like Kids to stop working in factories, woman ...

Ashoka
Ashoka All men are my children. I am like a father to them. As every father desires the good and the happiness of his children, I wish that all men should be happy always. These are the words of an emperor who lived two thousand and three hundred years ago. We see in history how even mere chieftains grew arrogant and used their powers selfishly and unjustly. But the emperor who said the above words ruled over the greater part of India. He had the power of life and death over millions of his subj...

Interchangeable Parts
Interchangeable Parts Interchangeability is a concept credited to Eli Whitney, however the great mind behind this concept is actually Johannes Gutenburg, who actually invented the printing press. The letters on his press wore out quickly, so he had interchangeable letters handy for when one would break. Clock makers started making parts interchangeable in the 18th century. In 1803, Eli Whitney manufactured interchangeable parts for muskets as well. Following his presentation, Eli Whitney signed ...

Slavery
Slavery U.S History The warm climate, boundless fields of fertile soil, long growing seasons, and numerous waterways provided favorable conditions for farming plantations in the South (Foster). The richness of the South depended on the productivity of the plantations (Katz 3-5). With the invention of the cotton gin, expansion of the country occurred. This called for the spread of slavery (Foster). Their white owners controlled slaves, owned by one in four families, from birth to death. Black me...

CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR
CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR The South which was know as the Confederate States of America seceded from the North, which was also know as the Union. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. The North and South had between them deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to succeed but the main reason had to do with the N...

MUSCULOSKELETAL
MUSCULOSKELETAL Joints arthr/o and articul/o Muscles my/o, muscul/o myos/o Bones oste/o Bones support, store minerals, attachment for muscles and marrow produces cells (all but lymphocytes monocytes) Study of: rheumatology rheumat/o = watery flow Orthopedics orth/o = straight Osteopathy D.O. Chiropractors chir/o = hand; manipulation to release nerves I. Bones a. Osseous tissue is connective tissue rich in blood vessels nerves b. Osteocytes + collagen + calcium salts c. Cartilaginous tissue lacks...

Alfred Bernhard Nobel
Alfred Bernhard Nobel Alfred Bernhard Nobel was born on Oct. 21, 1833, in Stockholm, Sweden, and was the fourth son of Immanuel and Caroline Nobel. Immanuel was an inventor and engineer who had married Caroline Andrietta Ahlsell in 1827. The couple had eight children, of whom only Alfred and three brothers reached adulthood. Alfred was prone to illness as a child, but he enjoyed a close relationship with his mother and displayed a lively intellectual curiosity from an early age. He was intereste...

Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution Industrial Revolution, term which gained currency during the mid-19th century and became widely used by the 1880s. It has traditionally been used to describe dramatic transformations occurring in manufacturing industry between approximately 1750 and 1850 that set the pattern for industrialization. The first Industrial Revolution occurred in Great Britain, and profoundly altered its economy and society. The most immediate changes were in production: what was produced, as wel...

POVERTY A SUBJECT
POVERTY A SUBJECT Nearly 60% poor live in our human world. For example, countries like India and other who has thick population and dominated by illiterates and semi- littermates (semi-literate means with less literacy level which deprives them from employment in high tech or medium industries). This category does not fit into high tech industries. For them agricultural, small and cottage industries are most suitable. http://members.tripod.com/sadashivan_nair/quotpovertyquotasubject/index.html h...

Downs Syndrome
Downs Syndrome Introduction About one in one thousand births result in Downs Syndrome. It is the most frequent form of mental retardation. Some victims of Downs Syndrome may have a fair intelligence, but usually the IQ is between 20 and 40. Many of the babies born with Downs Syndrome die before they reach their teens, because they seem to be particularly susceptible to infection. Yet, through research and medical treatment over the later years, victims of Downs Syndrome are living longer he...

MARK TWAIN: QUACK PHILOSOPHER
MARK TWAIN: QUACK PHILOSOPHER Mark Twain is, according to critics and readers alike, the first great American novelist (Reuben). Throughout his lifetime Twain, born Samuel Longhorn Clemens, held an eclectic mix of jobs, and, wrote a great deal about his experiences and his boyhood. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (AOTS) and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (AOHF) are a pair of novels by Twain that: present the new and radical changes in the early 1800s in contrast to the old fashioned ways; mirror Tw...

EGYPTION EMPIRE
EGYPTION EMPIRE The origins of ancient Egyptian civilization, which may regard as one of the fountainheads of the Western culture, cannot be established with certainty. Archaeological evidence suggests that early dwellers in the Nile Valley were influenced by cultures of the Near East, but the degree of this influence is yet to be determined. Describing the development of Egyptian civilization, like attempts to identify its intellectual foundations, is largely a process of conjecture based on ar...

Pre-Civil War New Orleans
Pre-Civil War New Orleans History New Orleans is a city in southern Louisiana, located on the Mississippi River. Most of the city is situated on the east bank, between the river and Lake Pontchartrain to the north. Because it was built on a great turn of the river, it is known as the Crescent City. New Orleans, with a population of 496,938 (1990 census), is the largest city in Louisiana and one of the principal cities of the South. It was established on the high ground nearest the mouth of the M...

The Election of 1812
The Election of 1812 Important presidential elections Some of the most important presidential elections 1812 The election of 1812 consisted of a battle between James Madison, and De Witt Clinton. Madison had represented both Democratic and Republican beliefs, while Clinton was a Federalist. James Madison was born in Port Conway, Va., on March 16, 1751. A Princeton graduate, he joined the struggle for independence on his return to Virginia in 1771. He had been an active politician in the 1770\'s ...

The Erie Canal
The Erie Canal George Washington was the first to realize the importance and need of canals for the nation\'s development, but never completed his thought. On July 4 1817 the Erie Canal was began by Governor DeWitt Clinton a former New York city mayor and US Senate in Rome New York. It took much persistence and determination by Governor DeWitt Clinton to make the Erie Canal a reality. He believed the canal could be dug across the entire state of N.Y. to form a water route through the Appalachian...

Hammurabi
Hammurabi In his position as King of Babylonia, Hammurabi managed to organize the world\'s first code of laws and establish Babylon as the dominant and successful Amorite city of its time. Records written on clay tablets show that Hammurabi was a very capable administrator and a successful warrior. His rule spanned from 1792 B.C. to 1750 B.C. When he became king in 1792, he was still young, but had already become entrusted with many official duties in his administration(Grolier). In the early ...

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams was born in 1767 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, and was the second child of two children. He was the sixth president of the United States, and devoted his life to serving the people. Of the 81 years he lived, 50 were spent in public office. His service ended only with his death at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Adams career of public service was one of the most varied in the colonies. He served as a diplomat, senator, secretary of state, pres...

EGYPTIAN PYRAMIDS
EGYPTIAN PYRAMIDS When most people mention Ancient Egypt the first thing that comes to mind is the Pyramids. To construct such monuments required a mastery of art, architecture and social organization that few cultures would ever rival. The pyramids are said to have built Egypt by being the force that knit together the kingdom\'s economy. Their creations were so substantial, that the sight of these vast pyramids would take your breath away. Today, the valley of the Nile has an open air museum so...

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history--the Civil War. He is considered by many historians to have been the greatest American president. Early Life Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Ky. Indians had killed his grandfather, Lincoln wrote, when he was laboring to open a farm in the forest in 1786; this tragedy left his father, Thomas L...

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams was born in 1767 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, and was the second child of two children. He was the sixth president of the United States, and devoted his life to serving the people. Of the 81 years he lived, 50 were spent in public office. His service ended only with his death at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Adams career of public service was one of the most varied in the colonies. He served as a diplomat, senator, secretary of state, pres...

The North and the South
The North and the South The South, which was known as the Confederate States of America, seceded from the North, which was also known as the Union, for many different reasons. The reason they wanted to succeed was because there was four decades of great sectional conflict between the two. Between the North and South there were deep economic, social, and political differences. The South wanted to become an independent nation. There were many reasons why the South wanted to succeed but the main re...

John Quincy Adams
John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams was born in 1767 in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, and was the second child of two children. He was the sixth president of the United States, and devoted his life to serving the people. Of the 81 years he lived, 50 were spent in public office. His service ended only with his death at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. Adams career of public service was one of the most varied in the colonies. He served as a diplomat, senator, secretary of state, pres...

RISE AND GROWTH OF NATIONAL STATES
RISE AND GROWTH OF NATIONAL STATES FORMATION AND GROWTH OF PRUSSIA EARLY HISTORY OF PRUSSIA. The German Ducy of Brandenberg in north central Europe on the Baltic Sea was a part of the Holy Roman Empire. This was ruled by the Hohenzollern family, a line of rulers, called Electors. Since the 15th Century they had gradually extended their borders. FREDERICK WILLIAM - 1640-1688-THE GREAT ELECTOR. Frederick made Prussia first among the German states. He centralized the government, and raised enough m...

Belgium
Belgium The Workshop of Europe One of the many fascinating countries in Europe is Belgium. In northwestern Europe lies this country. It is small in size, but there are many people who live in Belgium which makes it one of the most densely populated European counties. It plays an important part in world affairs as NATO is located in its capital of Brussels. Many manufactured goods are produced here, as it is nicknamed the Workshop of Europe. North to south measures about 100 miles and about hal...

RISE AND GROWTH OF NATIONAL STATES
RISE AND GROWTH OF NATIONAL STATES FORMATION AND GROWTH OF PRUSSIA EARLY HISTORY OF PRUSSIA. The German Ducy of Brandenberg in north central Europe on the Baltic Sea was a part of the Holy Roman Empire. This was ruled by the Hohenzollern family, a line of rulers, called Electors. Since the 15th Century they had gradually extended their borders. FREDERICK WILLIAM - 1640-1688-THE GREAT ELECTOR. Frederick made Prussia first among the German states. He centralized the government, and raised enough m...

AUSCHWITZ
AUSCHWITZ THE NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMP Located thirty-seven miles west of Krakow, Auschwitz was the camp where Jewish people were killed and worked. This camp , out of all the rest tortured the most people. At the camp there was a place called the Black Wall, this was where the people were executed . In March of 1941, there was another camp that started to be built. This second camp was called Auschwitz II, or Birkinau. It was located 1.9 miles away from Auschwitz I. People that were chosen to ...

Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, guided his country through the most devastating experience in its national history--the Civil War. He is considered by many historians to have been the greatest American president. Early Life Lincoln was born on Feb. 12, 1809, in a log cabin in Hardin (now Larue) County, Ky. Indians had killed his grandfather, Lincoln wrote, when he was laboring to open a farm in the forest in 1786; this tragedy left his father, Thomas L...

Sensory Receptors
Sensory Receptors Whether we realize it or not, sensory receptors play a big part in our everyday life. Without the ability to sense our outside surroundings, we would quickly be put at a disadvantage to those around us. It is often taken for granted, but every facet of life depends on the ability to sense things. From the time when we first hear our alarm clock in the morning, to getting our balance once we get out of bed, then having to see the way to get to the bathroom, and even being able t...

Essay: Industrial Revolution
Essay: Industrial Revolution The European Industrial Revolution had many positive and negative effects. The Industrial Revolution was when, over a period of time where greatly increased output of machine made goods and new inventions Many changes in the labor conditions, in cities and in transpiration took place. The industrial revolution was helpful and harmful in some ways. The industrial revolution changed the working conditions in many negative ways. conditions grew more harder work with. Wo...

Why The North Won The Civil War
Why The North Won The Civil War In several categories the North was far superior to the South and therefore won the war. Some examples are the economies, financial and industrial capacity, the leadership, and the manpower potential of the North and South. This includes the character and ability of the soldiers. In 1861, when the Civil War first began, the North had almost every advantage number-wise. There were twenty-three states in the Union while there were only eleven in the Confederacy. Thi...

Ray Douglas Bradbury
Ray Douglas Bradbury Ray Douglas Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22,1920. He was the third born son of Leonard Spauldling Bradbury and Esther Marie Moberg Bradbury. In the fall of 1926 the Bradbury family moved from their home in Waukegan to Tucson, Arizona. However, their stay there only lasted until May of 1927 when they moved back to their original habitation. Bradbury began writing his own literature on butcher paper when he was 11 years old. Ray and his family moved again ...

The Roman Empire
The Roman Empire In it\'s final years, the Roman Empire suffered many problems. One reason that historians believed caused the fall of Rome, is the vast size of Rome\'s territory. Rome was rapidly growing for a long period of time, and defending new territories was difficult. Much money and time was being spent on defense and military purposes, which left less resources for other matters including education. This excessive over-spending on armed forces hurt the empire greatly, and helped contrib...

Immigration
Immigration When people associate racial background with America, most people automatically think of European ancestry. This misunderstanding of what America is, causes many problems in the country. The lack of recognition of various racial backgrounds and minority groups has been all too common, since the very beginning when America was thought of as a New World. The native people of the land were treated like they were foreigners and eventually stripped of their own land. When the country star...

THE FLORIDA WATER STORY
THE FLORIDA WATER STORY Florida is no more than 75 miles from the ocean anywhere inside the state. There are six different areas concentrated on the state. The first area we start with is Apilachicola. This is one of the few natural rivers that remains unpolluted, undamned in the state. Numerous life forms in the sea are nourished by the nutrients which runoff from the land. Also, 90% of Floridas oysters come form the Apilachicola area. The next stop was to Tampa Bay which at one time was awefu...

MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT
MODERN POLITICAL THOUGHT MIDTERM THOMAS HOBBES: The Leviathan -life is simply the motions of the organism and the man is by nature a selfishly individualistic animal at constant war with all other men. -In a state of nature, men are equal in their self seeking and live out lives which are nasty,solitary, brutish, and short -Fear of violent death is the principle motive which causes men to create a state by contracting to surrender their natural rights and to submit to the absolute authority of...

Slave Life
Slave Life The warm climate, boundless fields of fertile soil, long growing seasons, and numerous waterways provided favorable conditions for farming plantations in the South (Foster). The richness of the South depended on the productivity of the plantations (Katz 3-5). With the invention of the cotton gin, expansion of the country occurred. This called for the spread of slavery (Foster). Slaves, owned by one in four families, were controlled from birth to death by their white owners. Black men,...

Ecological Restoration
Ecological Restoration The definition of ecological restoration can be defined in many different ways. The definition that suites this paper the best is as follows. Restoration is the practice of reestablishing the historic plant and animal communities of a given area or region and the renewal of the ecosystem and cultural functions necessary to maintain these communities now and into the future. Restoration is practiced in all sorts of ecosystems so that they do not disappear in the future. A...

The Old Testament
The Old Testament There are many struggles with power which occur in the Old Testament of the Holy Bible. One of the most important power struggles involved the Israelites and the Egyptians in a fight for liberation of God\'s people. I have seen the affliction of my people who are in Egypt . . . I have come down to deliver them out of the hand of the Egyptians. ( Division of Christian Education of the National Council of Churches of Christ in the United States of America, Holy Bible, Revised ...

Development of the United States of America
Development of the United States of America Many peoples have contributed to the development of the United States of America, a vast nation that arose from a scattering of British colonial outposts in the New World. The first humans to inhabit the North American continent were migrants from northeast Asia who established settlements in North America as early as 8000 BC and possibly much earlier (see NORTH AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY). By about AD 1500 the native peoples of the areas north of the Rio Gr...