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The Rosenberg Trial
The Rosenberg Trial
The Rosenberg Trial The Rosenberg trial, which ended in a double execution in 1953, was one of the century\'s most controversial trials. It was sometimes referred to as, the best publicized spy hunt of all times as it came to the public eye in the time of atom-spy hysteria. Husband and wife, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were charged with conspiracy to commit espionage. Most of the controversy surrounding this case came from mass speculation that there were influences being reinforced by behind-the
The Sedition Act
The Sedition Act
The Sedition Act The Sedition Act of 1798 For the first few years of Constitutional government, under the leadership of George Washington, there was a unity, commonly called Federalism that even James Madison (the future architect of the Republican Party) acknowledged in describing the Republican form of government-- “ And according to the degree of pleasure and pride we feel in being republicans, ought to be our zeal in cherishing the spirit and supporting the character of Federalists.” Althoug
The Sudetaland
The Sudetaland
The Sudetaland The Sudetenland On January 30, 1933, the Nazis acquired mastery of Germany when Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor. That evening Hitler stood triumphantly in the window of the Reich Chancellery waving to thousands of storm troopers who staged parades throughout the streets of Berlin. The Nazis proclaimed that their Third Reich would be the greatest civilization in history and would last for thousands of years. But the meteoric rise of Hitler and national socialism was followed
The Sudetenland
The Sudetenland
The Sudetenland On January 30, 1933, the Nazis acquired mastery of Germany when Adolf Hitler was appointed chancellor. That evening Hitler stood triumphantly in the window of the Reich Chancellery waving to thousands of storm troopers who staged parades throughout the streets of Berlin. The Nazis proclaimed that their Third Reich would be the greatest civilization in history and would last for thousands of years. But the meteoric rise of Hitler and national socialism was followed by an almost eq
The Watergate Crisis
The Watergate Crisis
The Watergate Crisis Richard Nixon\'s presidency is one of the most examined, analyzed and discussed, yet least understood, of all the American administrations in history (Genovese 1). While many factors still remain to be discovered, and many mysteries are left to be resolved, we need to do the best that we can to make sense of this secretive president of our past and his era. He is the one American figure about whom very few people don\'t have strong feelings for. Nixon is loved and hated, hon
Sex in Advertising
Sex in Advertising
Sex in Advertising Brett Denita Baskin Mr. Blair World lit 122 - A December 2, 1996 The use of sex in advertising has become a major selling method in the society we live in today. It began sixty years ago when a beautiful young woman introduced the first windproof lighter and a new wave of advertising emerged - The Pinup Girl. She advertised everything from lighters to laundry soap. She even recruited for the U.S. armed forces (Parade Magazine; pg 6). Sexuality in advertising is now a major are
U-2 Incident
U-2 Incident
U-2 Incident On May 1, 1960, two weeks prior to the United States-Soviet Summit in Paris, a U-2 high altitude reconnaissance airplane was shot down while flying a spy mission over the Soviet Union. The Eisenhower administration was forced to own up to the mission, and Khrushchev canceled the Paris Summit. As a result, The Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union continued for over 30 years. Shortly after the end of World War II, United States and the Soviet Union emerged as the tw
US Government - Checks And Balances
US Government - Checks And Balances
US Government - Checks And Balances There is no more important function for all of government to define the rights of its citizens. (Norman Dorsen) In this essay I will give a short history of the government in United States of America (U.S.). Then I will describe each of the three branches of government in the U.S. and the relationship between them. In principle, the U.S. is a democratic republic, they govern themselves by choosing their leaders by secret ballot, and these leaders in turn make
Us in WWII
Us in WWII
Us in WWII “America Re-enters the Arena: Franklin Delano Roosevelt” Franklin Delano Roosevelt was determined to protect the national security of the United States. At first, Roosevelt felt that it was in the best interest of the United States to avoid involvement in the war. However, he knew “sooner or later, the threat to the European balance of power would have forced the United States to intervene in order to stop Germany’s drive for world domination” (Kissinger 369-370). But this was not Roo
William Few
William Few
William Few William Few, what would we do without you? He was born in Baltimore in 1748, but his story begins long before his birth. It started when his father’s family immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1680’s. His father just so happened to move to Maryland, where he met his wife, married her, and settled in Baltimore where William was to be born. William had many hard times and little schooling until he was ten, when his family moved to North Carolina. In 1771 William, his father, and his brother
William Penn And The Quakers
William Penn And The Quakers
William Penn And The Quakers Introduction The Quakers, also known as the Society of Friends was religious group that founded Pennsylvania. William Penn, one of the leaders, worked with the Quakers, Indians and the other population to make an ideal world for him, his followers, and the other people in his environment. With his efforts, and the help of others, the Quakers left a huge impact on Pennsylvania and the entire nation. The Quakers are a religion that originated in England in protest of t
Should There Be Stricter Laws on Pornography?
Should There Be Stricter Laws on Pornography?
Should There Be Stricter Laws on Pornography? Three articles have opposing viewpoints on laws concerning pornography. All three authors argue their side of this issue while having many of the same ideas as their opposing writers. The first is, I am a First Amendment Junkie, by Susan Jacoby. Susan has written many articles on women\'s issues for popular magazines such as Glamour, McCalls, and The Nation. This article appeared in her syndicated Hers column in 1978. Jacoby believes that certain
Women in the Revolution
Women in the Revolution
Women in the Revolution I. Women’s Roles in the Revolution A. Family Enterprises 1. Women took over 2. Succeeded Despite a. inflation b. British Occupancy c. absence of important supplies 3. gave women self-confidence 4. proved that women could make a living by themselves B. Army Camps 1. Women came to be with soldiers a. were fed by military b. were cared for by military 2. The women: a. cooked b. cleaned c. sewed d. served as nurses e. were not treated specially 1. marched with men 2. slept in
Sweat
Sweat
Sweat Steven Wood Jerry Erath Essay #4 7th March 1997 It is easy to see why a person would find Sweat an offensive story. Many who read this story will find that the style in which it is written to be degrading to the African American race. However, this assumption has little backing. Zora Hurston is clearly relaying a story that tells of her time. To say Sweat is stereotypical is to deny the fact that this is the way things were at one time. For a person to acknowledge the way things were i
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer's Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone
Alzheimer\'s Disease: Where has Yesterday Gone Memory loss, like old age is a condition which mankind has always reluctantly recognized and always – with resignation. Memory loses are sometimes trivial and meaningless and go unrecognized. However, when these loses are so great that a person does not know who or where they are the concerns are quite grave. Although it is realize that Alzheimer\'s disease destroys the brain memory function, many do not realize precisely how the memory is destroy
American Education System versus Asian Education S
American Education System versus Asian Education S
American Education System versus Asian Education System Today the American education system is no longer the best in the world. With declining test scores and poor academic achievement, people have questioned whether our current educational system is working for us? On the other side of the Pacific, the situation is totally different. Students of Asian countries achieve higher academic achievements, and they rank at the top on math and science tests. If their educational system is better than th
Animal Farm
Animal Farm
Animal Farm Napoleon and his new friends sat down while taking a sip of their beers, we all thought to ourselves; what have we done? The rebellion has done nothing for us except make us friends with our initial enemies, the humans. Something is very wrong here. We started off with the hopes and dreams of a new generation of animal domination, but what is left is defeat and depression. The only one enjoying himself was Napoleon, talking about his, business deals. Napoleon, now joined by squeale
Macbeth: Blood
Macbeth: Blood
Macbeth: Blood I am going to prove that in the play Macbeth, a symbol of blood is portrayed often(and with different meanings), and that it is a symbol that is developed until it is the dominating theme of the play towards the end of it. To begin with, I found the word blood, or different forms of it forty-two times (ironically, the word fear is used forty-two times), with several other passages dealing with the symbol. Perhaps the best way to show how the symbol of blood changes throughout th
Censorship in Public Schools
Censorship in Public Schools
Censorship in Public Schools -A principal in a California high school bans five books written by Richard Brautigan because he thinks they might contain obscenities or offensive sexual references (Berger 59). -A Vermont high school librarian is forced to resign because she fought the school board\'s decision to remove Richard Price\'s The Wanderers, and to restrict the use of Stephen King\'s Carrie and Patrick Mann\'s Dog Day Afternoon (Jones 33). -An Indiana school board takes action that le
Controversial Pornography
Controversial Pornography
Controversial Pornography by: Nicole Lamberson Ms. Susan Trabert English 102-060 December 12, 1996 Show a number of different people a simple piece of paper consisting of nothing more than a red blotch of paint and ask them what they see. The responses will vary from objects such as a cherry, to more simply, just plain red paint. This is an indication of the individuality, or sum of qualities that characterize and distinguish an individual from all others, instilled in every human being. Just as
An Inspector Calls: Issues and Priestly's Viewpo
An Inspector Calls: Issues and Priestly's Viewpo
An Inspector Calls: Issues and Priestly\'s Viewpoint 22nd March 1997 Martin Howitt 11W Discuss some of the issues raised in An Inspector Calls and show how Priestly expresses his own viewpoint in the play. The play is set in the 1912 on an English street scene in the evening. The plot of An Inspector Calls is about a police inspector who interrupts an elegant engagement dinner party to question the family and their guests about an unsuspected suicide of a young working-class girl called Ev
Theories of Knowledge and Psychological Applicatio
Theories of Knowledge and Psychological Applicatio
Theories of Knowledge and Psychological Applications Robin A. Finlayson University of Saskatchewan Ed.Psy: 855.3: Advanced Educational Psychology October 16, 1996 How individuals are able to obtain knowledge is something that psychologists have studied for a number of years. The ability to store and retrieve knowledge provides individuals with the propensity to form logical thought, express emotions and internalize the world around them. In order for a psychologist to understand the theories of
Education: We Should Cherish Our Children's Freed
Education: We Should Cherish Our Children's Freed
Education: We Should Cherish Our Children\'s Freedom To Think This essay is about the article called We Should Cherish Our Children\'s Freedom to Think. It was written by Kie Ho, a business executive who was born and raised in Indonesia. Ho writes this article about why he thinks that American education is, in many ways better than any other in the world. He raises the question, If American education is so tragically inferior, why is it that this is still the country of innovation? Everyon
Hiroshima: Book Report
Hiroshima: Book Report
Hiroshima: Book Report ISSUES Briefly describe the issues that are dealt with in the book. This book was vary informative to me. This book mainly talked about the affects of nuclear weapons. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima was destroyed by the first atom bomb ever dropped on a city. It speaks about how even if you did survive the blast you were so badly injured that you would die soon anyway. It talked about an incident where someone\'s eye was melting and was oozing down his face. It speaks about
Creative Writing: My Summer Off
Creative Writing: My Summer Off
Creative Writing: My Summer Off Memory can be so fickle. Like some great book that is slowly loosing its pages, you begin with an entire novel full of details and descriptions and, if you\'re not careful, you end up with nothing more than the cover and the brief synopsis on the back page. My novel on the subject of the end of summer school debate has lost its share of pages but the back-cover synopsis, the essence of the entire experience, is still with me. “We are about to begin our annual deba
Hellen Nellie McClung: A Canadian Feminist
Hellen Nellie McClung: A Canadian Feminist
Hellen Nellie McClung: A Canadian Feminist Helen Nellie Laetitia Mooney was born October 20, 1873 in a log cabin on Garafraxa Road, two kilometers from Chatsworth, Ontario. She and her family moved to Manitoba when she was six years old. One of Nellie\'s best influences was her mother. Her family\'s influence was no doubt the reason she became an activist. Her mother thought that every child had the right to an education, and her whole family encouraged her to learn all she could. (9, Wright)
Abraham Lincoln: Biography
Abraham Lincoln: Biography
Abraham Lincoln: Biography Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, was very important to the past history of our country. He helped to abolish slavery in this country and kept the American Union from splitting apart during the Civil War. At 22, he moved to New Salem, Illinois. With his gift for swapping stories and making friends, he became quite popular and was elected to the Illinois legislature in 1834. In his spare time, he taught himself law and became a lawyer. In 1847, h
Queen Mab's Speech
Queen Mab's Speech
Queen Mab\'s Speech I see that Queen Mab has been with you. She is the faries midwife, and her body is no bigger than agate stone that is on index finger of a alderman. She is drawn from a team of small atomies over mens noses as they sleep. Her spokes are made of long spider legs, the cover is made from the wing of a grasshopper and her traces is the smallest of spider webs. Her collar is made of watery moonbeams, her whip is a cricket bone and her lash is made of a light film. Her driver is a
Responsible Driving
Responsible Driving
Responsible Driving Imagine a crowd of 44,000 people in the stands at a World Series or Super Bowl game. A television camera scans the individual faces --- some exuberant, some anxious --- all sports fans out for a good time. As many people as are in that crowd will die in highway accidents this year. More than half of those accidents will involve alcohol, alone or in combination with other drugs. A disproportionate number of the dead will be young, between the ages of 15 and 24. One group, 16
Society's Influence on Morals
Society's Influence on Morals
Society\'s Influence on Morals The atrocities of the Holocaust have prompted much inquiry by researchers to understand how humans can behave so cruelly toward their fellow man. Theories have been formed that cite the men of Battalion 101 as “ exceptions” or men with “faulty personalities,” when, in fact, they were ordinary men. The people who attempted to perform a genocide were the same people as you and me with the only difference being the environment in which they worked. The behavior of the
Student's Rights
Student's Rights
Student\'s Rights by Q.T.M. McConnell Are you in the mood for some good reading? The other day I was in the Guidance Office looking for guidance when I saw an unassuming three page packet. Having nothing else to do, I picked one up and began reading. I learned that the name of this little manual is the Student\'s Rights and Responsibilities Bill. I thought to myself, my, what a great place is La Follette, that I can simply walk into my guidance office and learn my rights as a student. But wait,
Conquest
Conquest
Conquest The day they landed was the most horrible day I have ever been forced to live through. * * * The Soviet Union had begun to regroup. It was not immediately joined by the smaller and weaker nations that made up the northwestern region of the union. The independent nations of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithua would not follow under communist rule again; they were willing to die for their freedom. The U.S.S.R was unable to persuade the remaining components to rejoin them in their conquest and the
Mayor Of Casterbridge
Mayor Of Casterbridge
Mayor Of Casterbridge Chapter 2 Henchard made his way into the town of Casterbridge, penniless, depressed, and entirely ignorant of what he might do to sustain himself. He didn\'t much care for himself now, knowing the deed he had done. It was out of season for hay-trussing, and he had not been able to find work at that task even when it was at the height of its demand. He was faced with finding another occupation. But what can a man who has no skills other than hay trussing do? He walked down t
1984: Summary and Reactions
1984: Summary and Reactions
1984: Summary and Reactions Summary Chapter 1 and 2 We are introduced to Winston Smith the main character of the story. Works at Ministry of truth. Ministry of truth is one of four government buildings in destroyed London, the main city of Airstrip One, a province of Oceania. Year is 1984 and three contries are at war, Oceania, Eurasia and Eastasia. Oceania is run by the party whose leader is Big Brother. Winston is sick of his life in the ruined city and decides to keep a diary. This is against
Interpretation of Ibsen's A Doll's House
Interpretation of Ibsen's A Doll's House
Interpretation of Ibsen\'s A Doll\'s House A Doll\'s House is classified under the second phase of Henrik Ibsen\'s career. It was during this period which he made the transition from mythical and historical dramas to plays dealing with social problems. It was the first in a series investigating the tensions of family life. Written during the Victorian era, the controversial play featuring a female protagonist seeking individuality stirred up more controversy than any of his other works. In
Animal Farm Essay
Animal Farm Essay
Animal Farm Essay December 2, 1996 Period 5 The name of the book is Animal Farm, which is written by George Orwell. This book is about a farm with animals who dislike the treatment, and overtake the farm and overthrow the humans of the farm. As the revolution took place, two leaders came about. Their names were Snowball and Napoleon, whose main goal was to have nothing to do with humans, and bring communism into their society. Napoleon was a large, rather fierce-looking Berkshire boar, the only
Animal Farm: Political Issues
Animal Farm: Political Issues
Animal Farm: Political Issues Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his psuedonym George Orwell, is an English author commonly known to write about political issues. Orwell has been highly acclaimed and criticized for his novels, including one of his most famous, Animal Farm. In a satirical form, George Orwell uses personified farm animals to express his views on stalinism in the novel Animal Farm. Throughout Orwell\'s early novels, democratic socialism kept the author from total despair of all hum
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac Bill Beltran 021597 Every generation has its own heroes that display, what they believe to be, ideal characteristics. While each is different in their own way, many of these role models share similar qualities. Most tend to have courage, strength, compassion, or another respected trait, but this is not necessarily why they win the adoration of their followers. Cyrano De Bergerac is a perfect example of how many protagonists win our allegiance because his sensibilities will not
Creative Story: Fast Eddie
Creative Story: Fast Eddie
Creative Story: Fast Eddie by Rick Vallejos (Daredevil or [email protected]) (Comments appreciated) Where do I begin... to write down my misadventure. I would have never picked up a pen and began had it not been for my host. He\'s the type of fellow who tells you what to do and his partners (soldiers) make sure you did just as your told. This hideout, this fortress has more weapons than I\'ve seen in months. There is a guard at my door this minute, put there for my protection so I was told. Yeh
How the KKK, Anarchists, Preaks Compare to Big Bro
How the KKK, Anarchists, Preaks Compare to Big Bro
How the KKK, Anarchists, Preaks Compare to Big Brother Many organizations today are considered bad or evil. Groups like the Ku Klux Klan, The Anarchy Organization, Supreme White Power, which are Skinheads and Neo-Nazis, and Phreaks are a few of these groups. These groups all have one thing in common......they somehow break the law. The Ku Klux Klan terrorized public officials in efforts to drive them from office and blacks in general to prevent them from voting and holding office. ( Microsof
Chinese Immigration into America
Chinese Immigration into America
Chinese Immigration into America Surprisingly, Asian Americans have been in America for over 150 years. They are as diverse as the immigrants from Europe, ranging from China, Japan, Korea, Cambodia, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, and Laos. (Takaki, page 8) When many people think of American Immigrants, Asians are on the last of their lists. In The Uprooted, Harvard historian, Oscar Handlin, prize winning book with the subtitle the Epic Story of the Great Migrations that Made the American P
In An Oldster's Mind
In An Oldster's Mind
In An Oldster\'s Mind Crowd and noise always interrupt my mind in the TV room. I desire someone to take me back to my private room. I want to be alone and think about my personal things. I appreciate that a nurse helping me to go back my room. Along the hallway, I look straight forward and do nothing like a plant. What factor causes the plant to move? I turn my head as if I have seen my friend, a close friend passing my wheelchair. What I see at the back actually is a nurse who is frightened by
Kate Chopin's The Awakening
Kate Chopin's The Awakening
Kate Chopin\'s The Awakening Portrayal of the character Edna Her foils Setting- feminist mvment, etc. Style Intended to help the reader understand the character of Edna her actual beliefs external/internal influences Tone Helping the style, the tone also helps the reader understand the rest of the characters Mr. Pontlierre (Critical Essay quote) Mademoiselle (Speech about bird with strong wings. V. Conclusion Edna Pontlierre experiences a theme of self-discovery throughout the entire novel of Ka
Macbeth: Aristotelian Tragedy
Macbeth: Aristotelian Tragedy
Macbeth: Aristotelian Tragedy Kim Blair Per.5 Interpretive Test The definition of tragedy in an excerpt from Aristotle\'s Poetics is the re-creation, complete within itself, of an important moral action. The relevance of Aristotle\'s Poetics to Shakespeare\'s play Macbeth defines the making of a dramatic tragedy and presents the general principles of the construction of this genre. Aristotle\'s attention throughout most of his Poetics is directed towards the requirements and expectations of th
King Lear: Motifs
King Lear: Motifs
King Lear: Motifs Shakespeare uses many motifs to expand on the themes of the story. His most-used motif revolves around filial responsibility. Each of the two plots contains characters who betray their fathers. Goneril and Regan flatter their father, King Lear, and then betray him. The drastic change that occurred in their attidtude towards their father is clearly evident through Goneril\'s speech before: Sir, I love you more than words can wield the matter; Dearer than eye-sight, space, and l
Poe's The Cask of Amontillado: Themes
Poe's The Cask of Amontillado: Themes
Poe\'s The Cask of Amontillado: Themes UNIVERSIDADE FEDERAL DO PARANÁ Curitiba, 8 de outubro de 1996 Curso: Letras - Inglês / Noturno Disciplina: Literatura Norte Americana I Aluno: Anderson José Nogueira TASK: To write a summary theme of Poe\'s The Cask Of Amontillado One of the main themes of Edgar Allan Poe\'s The Cask Of Amontillado is revenge. In this summary theme I intend to demonstrate how dramatic irony is used all along the short story as a way of reminding us the true intentions of
Lt. Colonel Jay R. Jensen's Six Years In Hell
Lt. Colonel Jay R. Jensen's Six Years In Hell
Lt. Colonel Jay R. Jensen\'s Six Years In Hell Brandon Emerson AP American History Period five Due 10/21/96 The book I have chosen to read for this review is one entitled SIX YEARS IN HELL. It is a book written by one Lt. Colonel Jay R. Jensen in a first person manor. He was a military pilot who flew over Vietnam and was captured and taken as a POW. This book covers his time in the military before hand describing the daily procedures etc. of his military life. The author graduated from Jorda
Kovic's Born On The Fourth Of July
Kovic's Born On The Fourth Of July
Kovic\'s Born On The Fourth Of July This was an extremely powerful book. Ron Kovic is very able to get his point accross to the reader. He brings you throughout his life showing you, no. . . showing cannot describe the feeling adequately enough. He puts you into his life, when he goes through the trenches, you go with him. When he hits a home run for little league you can experience, not the joy it brought him at the time, but the pain in remembering that joy now that he can no longer do those
The Glass Menagerie: Struggle to Fit Into Society
The Glass Menagerie: Struggle to Fit Into Society
The Glass Menagerie: Struggle to Fit Into Society Rich Spadaccini Fifth Period March 31, 1996 The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams shows the struggle of two people to fit into society, Tom and Laura, and how society wouldn\'t accept them. They were the dreamers that were unjustly kept out and you may even go as far as to say persecuted into staying out and aloof like the other dreamers which are forced to become outcasts and not contribute to the actions of all. Tom and Laura, the two dre
The Good Earth: Wang Lung - A Man of Determination
The Good Earth: Wang Lung - A Man of Determination
The Good Earth: Wang Lung - A Man of Determination and Loyalty Pearl S. Buck shows her readers the many faces of Wang Lung in her book, The Good Earth. Wang Lung is a rice farmer who gains all his wealth through the land. He struggles to move from poverty to a well respected wealthy man. Wang Lungs character portrays a man\'s unselfishness, determination, and loyalty towards his family and friends. Wang Lung\'s caring and generous nature towards his family and friends make him a well-liked perso