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This paper presents a comparison of soldiers who fought in World War II and Vietnam. The writer illustrates many of the differences as well as similarities in the two war soldiers and uses movies and book sot underscore the point. There were four sources used to complete this paper.

Introduction

The life of soldiers during times of combat has often been compared. It seems that . . . .

Hinduism

In the text by Francis Clooney, entitled Hindu Wisdom for all God's Children, the author begins his Christian journey into the Hindu religion by noting that when he first arrived in Katmandu, India, he felt a profound sense of disappointment that the place he visited was not more 'different' than where he had left. (Clooney 1) Clooney, a Jesuit Professor of Theology at Boston . . . .

The Alamo is a major symbol of Texas history and one of the cultural heritage sites of the nation. It is also the subject of numerous books about its history, many seeking to restate the facts in order to overcome the influence of distorted media presentations of the story or of the many myths that have developed around the story of what occurred in that place. The Alamo by John Myers Myers . . . .

North Carolina Tsunami Risks tsunami is a wave train, or series of waves, generated in a body of water by a sudden disturbance that vertically displaces the water column. Earthquakes, landslides, volcanic eruptions, explosions, and meteorites impacts, can generate tsunamis. It was generally believed until a few years ago that only earthquakes and shockwave-generating disasters such as nuclear . . . .

Leopold, Luna Bergere. Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology. Dover Publications, 1995.

Leopold's well-written and insightful book should be a required basic text for anyone interested in geomorphology. Specifically, the author delves into the basics of fluvial geomorphology, otherwise known as the study of the development of landforms under processes that are associated with running water . . . .

Chile

Introduction

Now one of the most prosperous nations in Latin America, Chile has undergone a series of traumatic transformations during the course of its lengthy history. Indigenous Chilean people have survived attacks from both Incas and Spanish invaders, and the latter half of the twentieth century saw one of the most brutal military regimes in recent memory. A narrow . . . .

Multiculturalism is a term referring to a current concern in academic circles. A high school education is considered effective and valuable if it helps the individual be prepared to live in a world of competing ideas and values and to be able to work with people from different backgrounds. As Hugh B. Price notes, the issue is whether a multicultural education is necessary to achieve these . . . .

This paper looks at the life of Martin Luder (Luther) and how he discovered the truth behind the Church of Rome and its corruption. It also looks at the way he helped the German people during the revolt of 1525.

Bibliography cites five sources APA format.

Martin Luther

Religion throughout the years has had many preachers and evangelists who have talked and called for a new . . . .

Effects of Sept. 11 on Real Estate

According to New York Times reporter Leslie Eaton, the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks "inflicted deep and lasting wounds on New York City's already-teetering economy; devastated both big companies and small businesses in and around twin towers; brought business across city to halt for days, weeks and in some cases months, slashing workers' earnings and tax . . . .

Middle East Conflict

As an Israeli citizen, I often find myself awestruck at our present situation. The needs and desires of people in my country are not unlike those of most people. We desire to live and work in safety; we want have peace with those around us; but we also want to maintain our traditions and our heritage as we see fit. Israel has again and again suffered attacks because . . . .

This is an essay describing how the art and culture of ancient Mesopotamia was defined by its climate and geographical locations and how these effected wars and power in the region and how this is shown through art. Two sources. MLA.

Ancient Mesopotamia

Ancient Mesopotamia was an area of land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers that is now known as Iraq, eastern Syria, and . . . .

Literature of the Southwest

Anybody that has eaten chile in New Mexico knows why we love our chile and why we love our land so much, because our writing is spicy and pungent, it's of the earth and of the people; and when you eat the earth and eat the sweat of the people that have worked there, it's like my little grandmother says, 'como chile colorado,' like red chile. It goes through . . . .

Gandhi is one of the most celebrated and respected figures in recent history, noted for his strong religious beliefs and spirituality, his accomplishments in social theory, as well as his achievement in gaining India's independence from Britain during the Twentieth Century. In addition, Gandhi strived for peace and nonviolent means to end conflict, and many movements of the past century, . . . .

World history, accordingly, is not only an account of the human past, but also a projection of its future; a vision of an end determined and dominated by the West. History is a modern effort at the creation meaning - a reflection over the 'destiny' of the Western man. But, history is the ideological mainstay of life and the ruler of its disciplines. Nowhere are these thoughts more apparent . . . .

THE ROLES OF PHYSICAL, CULTURAL & VERNACULAR

LANDSCAPES IN HUMAN DIMENSIONS RESEARCH

As an extension of the sciences of geography and physical morphology, human dimensions research explores various concepts associated with human fairness, risk, biodiversity and sustainability and provides methods to measure public satisfaction and identify different communities of interest, . . . .

Imperial San Francisco

That world has changed from an agricultural hub to a massive technological center is not a news for anyone. But do we ever really pay attention to the long-term costs of this transformation. Probably not! Most of us are in awe of those parts of the world, which are technologically more advanced and thus richer in terms of their 'cash' value. And no state in our . . . .

Maya Deren: An Experimental Life

Maya Deren, born Eleanora Derenkowsky on April 29, 1917 in Kiev, Ukraine, has been referred to as "the high priestess of experimental cinema." (1) Even though she was a dancer, choreographer, poet, writer and photographer, she is still considered a pioneer not only in experimental filmmaking, but also a voice for the feminist film community.

In . . . .

Hypothetical Conflict Situation and Analysis of the Conflict

The Nature of the Conflict and the Events Leading to It

Kevin Eaton, a third-grade student at Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, is an average boy with average interests. He likes soccer and video games and riding his bike. He has lots of friends and is friendly and outgoing. In school, he does well, but is not a . . . .

Lynching in Virginia

There are many misconceptions concerning the history of lynching in Virginia. In fact, one could say the history of lynching in Virginia is almost entirely a series of misrepresentation and misconceptions. Even today, decades after the last official lynching, it is difficult to find accurate and truthful information regarding this most ignoble tradition. In many . . . .

1. The literature reflects two important issues of ethics and social responsibility in distance learning and other educational endeavors--the importance of competence in teachers, and proper relationships with students. Both place their emphasis on the actions of the teachers, of course, though the student needs to have an awareness of the competence of instructors and also must assure that . . . .

HIV RISK PREVENTION: EDUCATING MINORITY ADOLESCENTS

INTRODUCTION

Fighting HIV/AIDS involves no less than changing our whole sexual culture." Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS, feels that what is most vital is that preventive education be stressed into young people's behavior. (UNESCO Courier, October 1999). Around half of all new cases of HIV infection in the whole world . . . .

Explaining the Low Math Scores of American Elementary Students

The low math scores of American elementary students has been a major issue in education for some time. The Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) conducted in 1995 showed the extent of the problem. The TIMMS study compared students in 42 countries, allowing American students to be compared with . . . .

The Historicity of Acts

For centuries, the historicity of the book of the Acts has been questioned and criticized, prompting historians to label it "the storm center of modern New Testament study." Many scholars have suggested that the Acts were written as a means of religious propaganda, rendering the work historically unreliable. Others view the Acts as a blend of historical facts and . . . .

The Application of Soft Systems Techniques in the Preparation of Information Technology as a Systems Manager

Introduction

Nature of the Problem

Purpose of the project

Background and significance of the problem

Literature Review

Company Systems

Consulting process and model

Systems approach, client relationships

Company Culture

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Race, Ethnicity, and Academic Achievement - Proposal of Research Design

Abstract

This research will study the relationship between race and ethnicity and academic achievement.

This study will look at whether students from five racial classifications - White, Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American - show statistically significant differences in their scores in reading . . . .

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man sunandmike

Chapter One of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man traces Stephen Dedalus's early childhood experiences from his toddler years through his first term at boarding school. As a baby, Stephen's world is a collage of sensations. His first memories are of his father reading him a story, his parent's distinct smells, and the . . . .

This paper presents an examination of two stories. The writer explores Sister Carrie and A Modern Instance and discusses the characters geographic attempts to escape their problems. The writer compares and contrasts the stories and argues that social norms continue to follow the characters wherever they go. There were two sources used to complete this paper.

Theodore Dreiser's Sister . . . .

Bernard Romans wrote A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida in 1775. At the time, the Floridas had been part of America only since 1763 when they were acquired from Spain. Romans sets out to describe the land to the reader, and this is his sole purpose. His thesis is that the region can be so described best by moving from east to west, and this is the approach he takes.

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A River Runs Through Her: River Imagery and Symbolism in Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl"

Water symbolism, and especially that of the river, is integral to Harriet Jacobs' Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Rivers, with their winding waters, are not just part of the geographic landscape or the natural world. For Jacobs, rivers and all bodies of water have both . . . .

Curriculum development for social studies is an ongoing topic in the literature, following the idea that social studies is an important part of the school experience and also the idea that how the subject is taught can always be approved. some of the discussions of the subject today relate to new methods of delivery, such as computer teaching, while other concerns relate to what is being . . . .

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