The Yalta Conference

The Yalta Conference was one of the most important events in history, let alone, this century. It took place from February 4 to February 11, 1945, at Yalta, Crimea, a port/resort. The three main individuals at this meeting were Churchill of Great Britain, Roosevelt of the United States and Stalin of the U. S. S. … Read more

The Chinese civilization

The Chinese have the oldest civilization on earth, going back some four thousand years. They have the oldest government ruled by a central authority, surviving with only minor interruptions since 221 BC. China also has the largest population in the world with more than 1. 3 billion people. China is the third largest country in … Read more

Plato vs. Aristotle

Numerous experts in modern time regard Plato as the first genuine political philosopher and Aristotle as the first political scientist. They were both great thinkers in regards to, in part with Socrates, being the foundation of the great western philosophers. Plato and Aristotle each had ideas in how to proceed with improving the society in … Read more

Literature Discussion Groups

Literature discussion groups play an important role in a whole language classroom. They allow students to actively participate and gives them an opportunity to project their won views to others members of the class. The discussion groups that we participated in generated a lot of thoughtful participating, as well as providing new insights to the … Read more

A Comparison of Two Network Operating Systems

The decision to utilize Microsoft Windows NT Server or one of the many Unix operating systems is the concern of many IS managers around the world today. Unix is not a single operating system; it refers to a family of operating systems which includes AIX, BSDI, Digital UNIX, FreeBSD, HP-UX, IRIX, Linux, NetBSD, OpenBSD, Pyramid, … Read more

The Elizabeth Age

The first queen of England is Elizabeth I. She became such a great queen that she gave her name to her time, the Elizabeth Age. However, she was the only surviving child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She was born in the year 1533, and died in 1603. Ever since she was little, she … Read more

The Anatomy and Actions of the Knee

The knee joint is formed by the articulation of the distal end of the femur and the proximal end of the tibia. The fibula is only involved to the extent that it serves as an attachment site for connective tissue. In this paper, the anatomy of the joint will be discussed. The knee is a … Read more

Napster Report

Napster is an on-line Internet site, which holds account for the swapping of music files from one user to another. A person downloads music onto his or her computer and whoever enters the Napster website can copy the music onto a disk for their own listening enjoyment. This sounds quite simple, doesn’t it? Well, according … Read more

A Galaxy: Characteristics, Contents and Types

Galaxies are huge and contain billions of stars. They contain all of the stars of the Herzspring-Russell diagram, open cluster, emission, nubula, reflection nubula, nova remnants and supernova remnants. We have three different and distinct types of galaxies, which are spiral galaxies, eluptical galaxies, and last but not least irregular galaxies. The Milky Way galaxy, … Read more

Role Of Diplomacy In International Relations

If Western diplomacy has a role to play it will have to be discreet and carefully considered, always bearing in mind that the governing rule of diplomats, like that of doctors, must be first, do no harm. ( Monteagle) This thought, taken form The Clash of the Civilizations article, succinctly puts forth the ideas that … Read more

The Arab Republic of Egypt

Egypt today can be a viable market for the foreign investor, especially the investor who has the ability to see the rewards of in investing in the region for the long haul. The world and Egypt both realize that the region is the gateway to the Middle East. Egypt is leading the way for Arabic … Read more

History of the Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands is a republic of 29 atolls and 5 coral islands. The islands are one of the four main groups that make up Micronesia. The nearest neighbor to the Marshalls are the Federated States of Micronesia. They’re only 26 populated islands in the Marshalls because a lot of the islands are too small … Read more

Great Wall of China

To the northwest and north of Beijing, a huge, serrated wall zigzags it’s way to the east and west along the undulating mountains. This is the Great Wall, which is said to be visible from the moon. This massive wall has not only been one of the Ancient Seven Wonders of the World, but it … Read more

Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou, born April 4, 1928 as Marguerite Johnson in St. Louis, was raised in segregated rural Arkansas. She is a poet, historian, author, actress, playwright, civil-rights activist, and director. She has been working at Wake Forest University in north Carolina since 1981. She has published ten best selling books and numerous magazine articles earning … Read more

Church, Assisted Suicide, Euthanasia

Church groups wrote to all members of Congress urging support for the Lethal Drug Abuse Prevention Act of 1998. Excerpts follow: Swift enactment of this legislation is necessary due to a seriously flawed ruling by U. S. Attorney General Janet Reno… The ruling asserts that Oregon, by rescinding its own civil and criminal penalties for … Read more

Guadalcanal Essay

As war raged on in Europe, the United States remained on the sidelines supplying only aid to allied countries. The greatest threat at that time was considered to be Hitler and his German war machine. But on December 7 1941 this idea would drastically change. On this date the island of Pearl Harbor was hit … Read more

A Mind To Murder Social Order

One of the basic assumptions underlying any detective novel is a sense of social order. The novelist assumes that the reader agrees that killing people is wrong; it does not matter if the victims are exemplary citizens or odious individuals, it is the mere act of snuffing out anothers life that is against the social … Read more

Violence In Schools

Violence in schools has progressed from bloody noses to bloody gun shot wounds. Kids now days observe so much violence its almost predictable that they act this way. People are SO desensitized to violence from TV, video games, videos. Kids tend to imitate what they see exposing them to violence before they can understand it … Read more

Rousseau Ideas

Jean Jacques Rousseau was a very famous french philosopher. He wrote many popular stories and operas during his life. He was a very smart man who was born into a disturbed family. Jean Jacques Rousseau was born in Geneva on June 28th, in 1712. Rousseaus mother died while giving birth to him. His father was … Read more

Body Language: Cultural or Universal

Body language and various other nonverbal cues have long been recognized as being of great importance to the facilitation of communication. There has been a long running debate as to whether body language signals and their meanings are culturally determined or whether such cues are innate and thus universal. The nature versus nurture dichotomy inherent … Read more

Water Dams

Most dams are designed to accomplish a variety of functions, which include flood control, flat water recreation, hydropower electricity generation, and water supply. Although these seem like good reasons for the existence of dams, this type of constructions bring greater negative effects than good ones. The “environment effects of dams include loss of land and … Read more

African American Slavery

America is a racial country, which consists of many different nation people. In the period of 17th and 18th century, Africans were the main colonials in American. By the American Revolution, 20 percent of the overall population in the thirteen colonies was of African descent. The legalized practice of enslaving blacks occurred in every colony. … Read more

Why did Hitler rise to Power and why did the Weimar Republic collapse

Hitler’s rise to power was the result of many factors, but Hitler’s ability to take advantage of Germany’s poor leadership and economical and political conditions was the most significant factor. His ability to manipulate the media and the German public whilst taking advantage of Germany’s poor leadership resulted in both the collapse of the Weimar … Read more

The Tropical Rainforests of the World

In this term paper, I will explain the great importance of the tropical Rainforests around the world and discuss the effects of the tragedy of rainforest destruction and the effect that it is having on the earth. I will talk about the efforts being made to help curb the rate of rainforest destruction and the … Read more

Interest Group

An interest group is a group that seeks a collective good, the achievement of which will not selectively and materially benefit the membership or activists of the organization. These organizations try to achieve at least some of their goals with government assistance. The difference between interest groups and political parties is that political parties seek … Read more

Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach was born in 1685 in the town of Thuringia, Germany where he was raised and spent most of his life. Due to a shortage of expenses, he was confined to a very limited geographical space, as was his career. This greatly affected his, in that his music was not as widley known … Read more

The stem cell colonies

Meriam-Webster defines stem cells as: an unspecialized cell that gives rise to differentiated cells. This means the can turn into any cells the body is in need of . Their almost limitless potential has made stem cells a significant focus of medical research. Imagine having the ability to return memory to an Alzheimer’s patient, replace … Read more

End-Stage Renal Disease-New Approach

This article is for people whose kidneys fail to work. This condition is called end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Today, there are new and better treatments for ESRD that replace the work of healthy kidneys. By learning about your treatment choices, you can work with your doctor to pick the one that’s best for you. No … Read more

Robert Boyle Life

Robert Boyle was born on January 25, 1627. He was born in Lismore Castle County Cork, Ireland. (Encyclopedia p. 469) His father was the Earl of Cork. His mother died when he was very young. (Sootin pp. 3-6) Robert was the seventh son of fourteen children and was his father’s favorite. He was very different … Read more

Adultery in the Seventeenth Century

Throughout the history of civilization, most adult humans have found that pairing off is the best way to start and raise a family. Every culture has its own way of treating these pairings from lifelong partnerships to a promise of just a few years. Some have been made for love and some for money. In … Read more

The Nike Co.

Basketball players want to be like Mike, but shoe companies want to be like NIKE. NIKE is the world’s number one shoe company and controls more than 40% of the athletic shoe market. The company designs and sells shoes for just about every sport, including baseball, volleyball, cheerleading, and wrestling. Nike doesn’t only sell athletic … Read more

Social Construction Of Gender

Today’s society plays a very important role in the construction of gender. Gender is a type of issue that has raised many question over the years in defining and debating if both male and female are equal. Today gender is constructed in four different ways. The first way gender is defined is by the family … Read more

Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Whether to treat a child suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is not questioned. The method of treatment and its consequences need to be considered a factor before administering chemical treatments. Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) is characterized by short attention spans, impulsiveness, and in the case of ADHD, hyperactivity. … Read more

Islam In The United States

The biased and discrimination in United States have always been done with the minority. Muslims have always been a minority in this country throughout time. They have faced discrimination in society and especially from the government and media. I believe that people running this country are Anti Islamic due to there view on things. Also … Read more

Malevolence Of God

For as long as I can remember, God is said to be a benevolent deity who oversees all the happenings of the world and mercifully forgives all of mankind for their sins. Most Christians, if asked, will say that “God is good” and more so, he is forgiving. The Puritan notions of hellfire and brimstone, … Read more

Plant Life

Although only a dozen plant families are unique to Australia, there are 530 unique genera and many unique species within these genera. As the Australian fragment of prehistoric Gondwanaland drifted north, its ancient flora became the basis for the present plant systems. Increasing aridity modified this vegetation, giving much of it hardened, pointed leaves of … Read more

Harry Browne Life

Raised in New York in 1933, Harry Browne grew up in Los Angeles. Although only two weeks in college, he became a popular investment advisor and author. The government has blatantly ignored the ninth and 10th amendments, which restrict its size and strength, believes Harry Browne. He wanted to cut government size significantly and to … Read more

Egyptian Civilization

Egyptian civilization formed along the Nile river and the earliest traces of human life in that region are from the Paleolithic Age, (Old Stone Age), about 300,000 B. C. , at the very edges of the Nile Valley. Beyond, on both sides of the river the land was and still is desert. At that time … Read more

Aggression – Biological Theory vs Behaviorist Theory

Aggression is a problem that affects all members of society. There is no doubt that aggression pays off for some. Parents who yell and threaten punishment get results. The child who hits the hardest gets the toy. The brother who is willing to be the most vicious in a fight wins. The teacher who gives … Read more

How Poetry Is Condensed Prose: Carl Sandburg’s “Chicago”

Poetry is the time old form of expression that allows one to explicate him or herself using very little words. A single poetic line can provoke a variety of emotions and send the reader to another place. Many scholars and English professors will tell you poetry consists of rhyme and meter, form and rhythm. They … Read more

The Souls of Black Folks and Atlanta Exposition Speech

In the period after Reconstruction the position of African Americans in southern American society steadily deteriorated. After 1877 the possibilities of advancements for African Americans disappeared almost completely. African Americans experienced a loss of voting rights and political power created by methods of terrorization such as lynching. The remaining political and economic gains that were … Read more

The Ancient Maya

The Maya of Mesoamerica, along with the Aztecs of Mexico and the Incas of Peru, made up the high civilizations of the American Indians at the time of the Spanish conquest. Both the Aztecs and the Incas were late civilizations, between 1300-1533 AD, but the Maya of the Yucatan and Guatemala exhibited a cultural continuity … Read more

Obesity in African American Women

Despite the well-publicized health and emotional consequences of obesity, a successful weight-loss industry, and a high rate of voluntary dieting, the prevalence of obesity in African American women continued to increase. For the most part, African American women are aware of the serious health risks related to obesity. Honest attempts to diet and exercise properly … Read more

The History of Abortion

Abortions have been mentioned throughout recorded history, simply not a prevalent issue. In the times before Christ, typical abortion methods would be to poison the mother (in hope that she lived while the fetus died), or to abuse the mothers abdomen. Hippocrates and Soranos, who were considered the greatest of all ancient gynecologists, both opposed … Read more

Is Feminism A Harmful Ideology

These are distinctly moral issues for a few reasons. First, answers to these questions require normative statements (yes it is immoral, or no it isn’t immoral to infringe) which express value judgements. These statements can not be supported by empirical evidence. In other words, they are not subject to verification by running experiments, or through … Read more

Fascism – Alternative Approach

Fascism. The name of this movement alone provokes thoughts of hate, racism and evil throughout all modern western civilizations. Never before has one word created such a cultural taboo for nearly two generations. As a people, we immediately think of Fascism as Hitlers methodical destruction of nearly six million Jews during World War II, but … Read more

Greek Grave Steles

The portals to immortality-Greek Grave Steles To us who live in modern times the ‘melancholic look’ that we find in the sculpture of cemeteries throughout the world is something we take for granted. Although its authenticity has been lost to us, this so-called look can be traced back to 5th century Greek funerary sculpture. For … Read more

The using of Internet

Imagine a place where people interact in business situations, shop, play video games, do research, or study and get tutoring. Now imagine that there are no office buildings, no shopping centers, no arcades, no libraries, and no schools. These places all exist in a location called the Internet – “an anarchic eyetem (to use an … Read more