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  • A Geopolitical View on the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Geopolitical View on the Cuban Missile Crisis

    A Geopolitical View on the Cuban Missile Crisis Over the course of the twentieth century, the United States has made some crucial decisions in regard to foreign policy. When the President of the United States looks to his advisors and policymakers to decide what course of action to take, he must weigh all of the different variables. One of the most important variables that influence foreign policy decision making is the geopolitical view. A geopolitical

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    Essay Length: 763 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Top
  • A Gift

    A Gift

    Everyone has their own personal definition of a gift. Some may say a gift is nothing more but an item given from one person to another on a special occasion. From my personal experience I can certainly say that a gift is much more than just an item. A gift brings joy and happiness to me. Receiving a gift always brightens my day. I not only appreciate receiving gifts but I also enjoy giving gifts

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    Essay Length: 821 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: regina
  • A Glimps of Me

    A Glimps of Me

    I know very well that you're going to use this jumble of random facts and sentence fragments to judge me. That's fine, I understand. You're going to base your decision about adding me on many things; my pictures, my layout, my writing, and even the people who are already on my friend's list. People write things like "don't judge me, I'm not FILL IN BLANK." yet they're posting twenty bulletins a day proclaiming they're about

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    Submitted: February 8, 2010 By: Kevin
  • A Global Green Deal by Mark Hertsgaard: An Evaluation

    A Global Green Deal by Mark Hertsgaard: An Evaluation

    "A Global Green Deal," by Mark Hertsgaard: An Evaluation Efficiency is nearly always a good thing. Businesses and organizations strive to improve efficiency, professional sports teams thrive on efficiency, and most people welcome efficiency in their lives as a way to make them more productive, save money, and deliver a better quality of life. So it makes perfect sense that efficiency in the manner with which we treat our environment would be a good thing.

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    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • A Global Positioning System

    A Global Positioning System

    A global positioning system (GPS) consists of one or more earth-based receivers that accept and analyze signals sent by satellites in order to determine the receiver's geographic location. A GPS receiver is a handheld or mountable device, which can be secure to an automobile, boat, airplane, farm and construction equipment, or a computer. Some GPS receivers send location information to a base station, where humans can give you personal directions. GPS has a variety of

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    Submitted: June 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Global Warming Predicament

    A Global Warming Predicament

    The world is an ever changing place no matter what the topic at hand is. The climate change is one such topic that has received a lot of attention as of late. That’s right, global warming is here, it’s strong and it’s taking affect right now. Global warming is no longer science fiction as it was once thought of, it’s a real issue that will affect people now and continue to well into the future

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Fatih
  • A Golfers Paradise

    A Golfers Paradise

    A Golfer's Paradise Its Seven in the morning and time to jump into the shower. As I very slowly get out of bed and turn my alarm off, I reach for my towel and head for the bathroom. As im getting out of the shower and drying off Im thinking to myself how nice of a morning it is. I look outside and there is a beautiful blue sky with no clouds and no breeze.

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    Submitted: March 5, 2010 By: Monika
  • A Good Death

    A Good Death

    A Good Death Death is final. Some die naturally in a peaceful manner while others suffer through tremendous pain in order to get there. Euthanasia is the only way for some people to leave all their pain behind. Euthanasia is the act of killing another person in a merciful way. Of course, euthanasia has many more meaning to it than that. A person that is suffering from a terminal illness decides that life is not

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Good Role Model

    A Good Role Model

    is easy to answer some hard questions such as what does DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) stand for. One who studies in microbiology gets that answer in one second. For some easy questions, where does your character and personality come from? it is hard to answer such easy questions. One needs more time to get the answer. Psychologists may be concerned about one's childhood period and family environment. The character and personality is under the control of

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    Submitted: November 11, 2009 By: Tasha
  • A Good Role Model

    A Good Role Model

    It is easy to answer some hard questions such as what does DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) stand for. One who studies in microbiology gets that answer in one second. For some easy questions, where does your character and personality come from? it is hard to answer such easy questions. One needs more time to get the answer. Psychologists may be concerned about one's childhood period and family environment. The character and personality is under the control

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    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Max
  • A Good Role Model

    A Good Role Model

    A Good Role Model It is easy to answer some hard questions such as what does DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) stand for. One who studies in microbiology gets that answer in one second. For some easy questions, where does your character and personality come from? it is hard to answer such easy questions. One needs more time to get the answer. Psychologists may be concerned about one's childhood period and family environment. The character and personality

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    Submitted: June 9, 2010 By: Jon
  • A Great and Mighty Walk

    A Great and Mighty Walk

    Made in 1996, the film A Great and Mighty Walk is made by author and historian Dr. John Henrik Clarke, who, alternates back and forth between a narrative of his own personal history, and his interpretations on the history of Africa, Pan-Africanism, the flops of the civil rights and the Black Power movement and his analytical appraisal of Louis Farrakhan's Million Man March. Born in 1915, Dr. John Henrik Clarke was born into a family

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    Submitted: May 2, 2011 By: pouncingtiger606
  • A Hazard to the World

    A Hazard to the World

    As you're reading this, you may be drinking coffee and having your morning cigarette. You feel the warmth of the smoke flow through your body and the burst of nicotine sends you soaring. What you don't realize is that the smoke you love is clouding your insides; that nicotine you crave so much is clinging to your organs. Every time you inhale, you take another step closer to death. Smoking has more than fifty ways

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    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Healthier Mind Within a Healthier Body

    A Healthier Mind Within a Healthier Body

    A Healthier Mind Within A Healthier Body Health issues are one of the greatest concerns that society is confronting today. Obesity, cardiovascular diseases, and diabetes take accountability for most of these health problems. These diseases can definitely be controlled in their majority if preventive programs are installed throughout different institutions in society. For instance, colleges and universities should require physical education and nutrition classes as part of the graduation requirements. All citizens can benefit from

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    Submitted: May 17, 2011 By: vitin75
  • A Heart Warming Experience

    A Heart Warming Experience

    There is an old saying that goes, "it is better to give than to receive." I have just truly realized how powerful that saying was after I have done my 12 hours of community service and my other completed hours from the past years. There is no greater feeling of fulfillment when one dedicates their time to someone whom needs some caring. In my 12 hours of community service, I had volunteered in my church,

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    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Andrew
  • A Hero Makes a Difference in Someone’s Life

    A Hero Makes a Difference in Someone’s Life

    My brother who experienced a very difficult period of his life taught me to never give up. His fight to change makes him my hero. My brother was diagnosed with severe clinical depression early in high school. Medication and doctors did little and he was eventually institutionalized. He ended up watching his friends graduate from high school while he failed. He moved out and spent the next two years trying to piece back his life.

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Fonta
  • A Higher Standard of Immigration

    A Higher Standard of Immigration

    A Higher Standard of Immigration The United States of America is a land where its citizens are offered freedom of choice. This great nation of opportunity has grown and flourished with the aid of all those people that emigrated from other countries to further their own dream and be a part of the American dream. However, the issues that Americans are faced with today are quite different, especially, the ideal that the United States has

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    Submitted: March 4, 2010 By: Mike
  • A History of Human Art and Body Painting

    A History of Human Art and Body Painting

    A History of Human Art and Body Painting If the impulse to create art is a defining sign of humanity, the body may well have been the first canvas. Alongside paintings on cave walls visited by early people over 30,000 years ago, we find handprints, ochre deposits, and ornaments. And because the dead were often buried with valuable possessions and provisions for the afterlife, ancient burials reveal that people have been tattooing, piercing, painting, and

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: Bred
  • A History of Storyboarding

    A History of Storyboarding

    A storyboard is a large, linear comic strip of the film or animation, which is produced beforehand to help the film directors and cinematographers visualize the scenes and identify some of the potential problems before they occur. Storyboards often include arrows, lines of action and instructions that indicate movement and frame progression. The first person to use "storyboards" is thought to have been Leonardo da Vinci.1 The storyboarding process, in the form it is known

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    Submitted: November 13, 2009 By: Edward
  • A History of the Golf Club

    A History of the Golf Club

    Golf's beginnings have gone astray in history, but in its current form it is in general agreed to have been played in Scotland in the late 1400s. Many has been stated about whimsical links to a game played on ice-covered ponds in Holland before, but the correlation with Golf is too unsubstantiated to be convincing. It turned out to be quite infamous then, and was even debarred for a while by the King of Scotland,

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    Essay Length: 3,554 Words / 15 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: Steve
  • A History of the Gothic Period of Art and Architecture

    A History of the Gothic Period of Art and Architecture

    Gothic Art is concerned with the painting, sculpture, architecture, and music characteristic of the second of two great international eras that flourished in western and central Europe during the Middle Ages. Architecture was the most important and original art form during the Gothic period. The principal structural characteristics of Gothic architecture arose out of medieval masons' efforts to solve the problems associated with supporting heavy masonry ceiling vaults over wide spans. The problem was that

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A Hope in the Unseen

    A Hope in the Unseen

    1. Something to Push Against Summary At a Frank W. Ballou High School assembly with guests D.C. mayor Marion Barry and singer Tevin Campbell, school principal Richard Washington surprises the students by handing out the one hundred dollar checks to students who managed at least a B average. In a school of 1,389 students with high dropout and transfer rates, there were only 79 students who made this level. Most of them do not want

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    Submitted: December 12, 2008 By: Jack
  • A Humorous Short Random Story

    A Humorous Short Random Story

    Every day, Mike Hawk rolls out of the left side of his queen sized bed and tiredly shuffles to his dresser to turn off his alarm clock. His wife won't get up for another 2 hours, so Mike throws on his Carhartt overalls and plaid shirt then heads downstairs for breakfast. Mike was never allowed sweets and rarely received milk as a child so his breakfast consists of: unfrosted cornflakes with no milk, for energy

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Kingdom in Waiting

    A Kingdom in Waiting

    The thunder shook the land like the footsteps of the giant Mitocas. The water crashed against the jagged cliffs of Lithany. Lithany was the greatest city in the land, the lush gardens smelled of juniper and lilacs, the white buildings flowed throughout the city. This was indeed the grandest city of Malik. The ruler of Lithany, Romero the Pharaoh, became distressed when the giant Mitocas decided to block the flow of the Fandi River. The

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    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Latin American Study Guide

    A Latin American Study Guide

    1. Virgin Islands British Anguilla British Montserrat British Honduras British New Grenada British New Spain Spanish New Grenada Spanish Peru Spanish La Plata Spanish Cuba Spanish Dominican Republic Spanish St. Martin Dutch Dutch Guiana Dutch Brazil Portuguese Guadeloupe French Marie Glante French Martinique French St. Martin French French Guiana French Haiti French 2. 1 Mainland- The region of densely populated area that stretches from the mainland of Mesoamerica to the northern South American rimland 2.

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    Submitted: June 2, 2010 By: David
  • A Learning Organization, Aiesec

    A Learning Organization, Aiesec

    AIESEC AIESEC history What began in 1948 as an organization to help develop "friendly relations" between member countries is now a global association with activities in 91 different countries and territories. The founding members of AIESEC started to build the organization between 1946 - 1948, but a clear identity was defined in 1948 89 students participated in the Exchange Program in 1949 and Exchange was defined as the core activity of the organization. In the

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    Submitted: January 3, 2010 By: Artur
  • A Legacy of Distinction

    A Legacy of Distinction

    A Legacy of Distinction 1982 1) Dr. Theodore Jojola, Native American Political Scientist 2) Dr. Rennard Strickland, Native American Professor of Law and History, University of Tulsa 1983 1) Mark Monroe (Sioux), Director of American Indian Council 1984 1) Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne, Hodulgee, Muscogee), Poet, Writer, Lecturer, Policy Analyst, President & Executive Director of the Morningstar Institute, Washington D.C. 1985 1) Chief Oren Lyons (Onondaga), Director of American Studies, Univ. of Buffalo, Faithkeeper- Iroquois

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Lemon or a Peach?

    A Lemon or a Peach?

    Lemonade for $.75 a mile. That's how I felt when I bought my first used car. I had it for a week before it decided to go to car heaven. It was a "lemon," a car that has recurring mechanical problems and requires extensive or costly auto repairs. Or in my case, it dies in the middle of a highway and never starts again. I learned my lesson. Never buy another car. Just kidding, it

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: Mike
  • A Lesson in Leadership: Charting a New Course for the U.S.S. Benfold

    A Lesson in Leadership: Charting a New Course for the U.S.S. Benfold

    A Lesson in Leadership: Charting a New Course for the U.S.S. Benfold While preparing for this paper and batting around the term "leadership" several images immediately came to mind. Iconic examples of perceived "natural-born" leaders, such as John Wayne, George Patton and Lee Iacocca seem to dominate this mental imagery for very different reasons. In one movie, John Wayne transforms a group of young boys fighting over who gets to go first into men thwarting

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: July
  • A Letter from Birmingham Jail

    A Letter from Birmingham Jail

    William Faulkner’s short story, “A Rose For Emily”, tells the story of the life and times of Emily Grierson. She was considered “an obligation upon the town.” All of the men had a respectful affection towards her and all of the women were curious of her lifestyle. In her later days she stayed in her home never speaking or coming in contact with any of the towns people, and was never able to settle down

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    Essay Length: 573 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Fatih

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