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What did it mean to be Roman in the context of ancient Roman society? On its surface, such a question seems obvious. To be Roman means to be a citizen, of course, to be a part of the great, famously "grand" empire that was Imperial Rome. But in analyzing the particular texts of the Roman period the question of who constituted a citizen in the ancient Roman empire, and of the ways in which the . . . .

How Free is the Individual Will within Society?"

When the Founding Fathers created the Constitution of the United States, and shortly thereafter the Bill of Rights, they did so with the intention of putting into place a government that would work for the people. Among the tools they felt were of great importance were the Amendments that would permit the people to govern the government . . . .

Civil Society and the Rights of Individuals

Introduction

Through the years, civil society and the rights of man have come to know many things. Many philosophers have helped lay the groundwork for how we govern ourselves today. We have words like democracy, autocracy, dictatorship, and other ways of defining a society and rules that determine what the rights of individuals will be . . . .

Kenya: A Case Study in Reform

From its rough beginnings, Kenya has instituted a series of economic reforms in an attempt to raise the condition of the Kenyan people. They are an attempt to bring the Kenyan people out of a state of poverty and repression to one of stability and security about their ability to sustain themselves. Each reform has been better than the last, but they are . . . .

The Watergate Crisis

The Watergate scandal began with some confidential papers, bungling burglars, a preeminent hotel complex in Washington, D.C., and a trail of fraud leading directly to the Committee to Re-Elect President Richard M. Nixon. The scandal didn't stop at inept White House staffers, but went all the way to the Oval Office and the president himself. Watergate was the . . . .

Arms Sales to the Third World

Introduction

Basic details

Outcome

Interesting facts

Conclusion

This is a paper on Arms Sales to the Third World. Discussing the top seven arms sellers to the Third World and who the major buyers are. France and Russia follow the U.S.; but China's sales was around US$2.7 billions in 1999 dropped to $400 millions last year . . . .

The Amazing Story of Young Goodman Brown

Nathaniel Hawthorne used the character of Young Goodman Brown to tell the story of his own, personal dark night of the soul. Through the eyes of Young Goodman Brown, an innocent young man of principles who was married to his "Faith," Hawthorne reveals how his own innocence and faith were lost and his life forever changed when Hawthorne learned . . . .

Hate Radio

In her essay "Hate Radio," Patricia J. Williams comments on the growing trend of "anything goes" talk radio, led by radio personalities who seem determined to anger as many people as possible, and who cater to an audience of people empowered to say almost anything, no matter how prejudiced or ill-informed about other groups of people.

She describes how she first became . . . .

Total Quality Management

The term Total Quality Management or TQM is defined as a mutual type of doing business that focuses on relying on the skills and abilities of the labor as well as the management in order to bring a continuous improvement in the quality and productivity of the organization by working in the form of teams. However, this concept of quality has not emerged overnight . . . .

Recently, the business strategy commonly refereed to as Just-In-Time has become more and more dominant in many aspects of business. Corporations like Hewlett-Packard have begun to use the system to improve efficiency and customer service. Although the system has been criticized as a lofty idea or a theory rather than an attainable business practice, the company that have implemented the idea . . . .

Women in the American Revolution

Introduction - Social Status of Women in the Revolution

Molly Pitcher - the real story

Evidence supporting her existence

Evidence denying her existence

An American Icon

Other Women who took up Arms

Women as Spies

Ann Bates

Miss Jenny

Life as a Camp Follower

Women in Supporting Roles . . . .

The architecture of a building is conceived with two things in mind: Structural stability, and aesthetic design. In all structures, stability is obviously the aspect which takes precedence over aesthetics. A visually stunning building is worth nothing if it cannot stand the test of time. This is an idea which the Egyptians created, and then took to its utmost extreme. Many view the Egyptian . . . .

Walt Whitman - Leaves of Grass

Walt Whitman was America personified. He was a man with a great deal of love for life and for his fellow man. This inner appreciation and joy about the world around him were first depicted in "Leaves of Grass" and its praise of nature and the self.

Searching for his niche in the world, Whitman's spent time in Washington, D.C., during the American . . . .

Stars in Their Courses: The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863"

By Shelby Foote

About The Author

Shelby Foote was born in Mississippi. His father died when he was five leaving his mother to raise him alone, he was also an only child. He was a reader from his early years, mainly because he was so alone. He was a teenager during the Great Depression. At the age of thirteen . . . .

Langston Hughes method of exposing racism and gender racism in Five Plays is to simply tell it like it is, to show all aspects of black life, good, bad, beautiful, ugly, and everything in between. He depicts forms of racism such as oppression, miscegenation, violence, dishonesty in the name of religion, illegal profiteering playing upon the hopes and dreams of the poor, at the same time he . . . .

In the Senate of the United States Congress, three members have had a combined tenure of nearly a century: Senator Strom Thurmond from South Carolina, Senator Robert Byrd from West Virginia, and representing Massachusetts- Senator Edward Kennedy.

The former two have, in the past, had direct ties to white supremacist movements in the United States. Senator Kennedy, in the court of public . . . .

In "Things Fall Apart" the author, Chinua Achebe, offers a unique perspective on Africa and the effect of European civilization on Africa. The story is told with a focus on the central character, Okonkwo. This focus gives the book a definite sense of reality, makes the theme of the tragedy of the change more forceful and also says something greater about all societies. We will begin by giving . . . .

The Persian Gulf War

During the last eighteen months of the Cold War, the United States and members of a United Nations coalition were engaged in a large-scale war. The United States deployed over 500,000 soldiers, sailors, and air force personnel - the largest such deployment since the Vietnam War, but the war it found itself in was not of global scale, but regional; and the enemy was . . . .

COMPARISON OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III AND TEY'S RICHARD III

This paper explores the differences between Shakespeare's account of Richard III and Josephine Tey's Account of the same. The paper reasons out the causes of differences.

COMPARISON OF SHAKESPEARE'S RICHARD III AND TEY'S RICHARD III

Shakespeare's descriptions of Richard III have been the most popular historical . . . .

Vietnam and U.S. Economic Relations

Vietnam's economy stagnated for 10 years after the war ended in 1975. In 1986, the Sixth Party Congress approved a broad economic reform package called 'Doi Moi' or renovation that was geared to dramatically alter and improve Vietnam's business climate, both at home and abroad.

Vietnam became one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, . . . .

McDonaldization: Resistance is Futile, or is it?

In Mankind's attempt to unify the world under binding peace and lasting prosperity, we may homogenize ourselves to the point that we lose creativity, individuality, and certain inalienable freedoms. That's the subtle message and warning from George Ritzer, a Professor of Sociology at the University of Maryland and author of the stunning, . . . .

Female Police Officers and Maternity Leave

ABSTRACT

Female police officers, much like female firefighters and females in the military, are a fairly recent development and evolution in history that was long overdue and met with some resistance initially. While females have experienced and overcome barriers to entry in numerous occupations, female police officers, female . . . .

Creating an accurate setting for a book is as important, if not more important, than the depiction of characters. A detailed depiction of the architecture in a scene often adds to the credibility of the story. In the books Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe, Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, and Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, architecture is used not only as a scene setter but also as a . . . .

THE AMBASSADORS

INTRODUCTION

The purpose of this paper is to compare and discuss parts of "The Ambassadors," by Henry James. "The Ambassadors" first appeared in 1903, as a serial in "The North American Review." It appeared in book form a year later.

STRETHER'S EDUCATION IN PARIS

Lambert Strether is an "ambassador" from Puritanical Woollett, Massachusetts, who . . . .

Classic Literature for a New Generation

When one watches "Rambo: First Blood Part II" are we actually watching a contemporary version of the Iliad about the ferocity of Achilles on and off the battleground? When we watch Francis Ford Coppola's "Godfather" trilogy, are we really watching Aeschylus's Oresteia trilogy? Is today's "Jerry Springer" yesterday's Euripides' Hippolytus? Is . . . .

Rites of Passage

Summary: This is a paper in MLA style on the Rites of Passages of puberty followed by Eskimo and Australian Aborigines.

Introduction

The indigenous cultures of the past have always held a great regard for the traditional and superstitious. Elaborate rituals are associated with each aspect of life and the people celebrate these rituals as a community. The . . . .

Frederick Douglass (1817-1895) is most often remembered as being the "most prominent African American orator, journalist and antislavery leaders of the 19th century." (Encarta) Douglass was himself an escaped slave who campaigned for the abolition of slavery. He published his autobiography in three complete versions, which depicted his life as a slave in the South and a runaway slave in the . . . .

Michigan Auto Show: History

Early History

The history of the Michigan Auto Show (now re-named as the North American International Auto Show) dates back to 1899 when it was held for the first time as the Detroit Auto Show in Detroit. The credit for organizing the earliest Detroit Auto Shows goes to William E. Metzeger who dealt in bicycles before becoming associated with the auto . . . .

It is impossible to define a very distinct management style for an entire country simply because there are too many possible variables. The citizens of a nation as large as Australia vary greatly from one individual to another - and even a single manager varies in style from one day to the next or one project to the next. Moreover, the management style of one industry is not likely to be the . . . .

Perhaps it is because I speak two languages that I feel I inhabit two different identities. Or are the reasons for my feeling this way more complex? It is difficult to say, but I do know that although I am only one person, inhabiting one body and one mind, in many ways, I feel I live in two different worlds, with two different identities. My language is more than a vocabulary, the words that I . . . .

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