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  • Elvis Presley: The Last 24 Hours Is Short Summarization of The Life Elvis Presley Lived

    Elvis Presley: The Last 24 Hours Is Short Summarization of The Life Elvis Presley Lived

    LIBERTY UNIVERSITY A SUMMARY OF ELVIS PRESLEY: THE LAST 24 HOURS SUBMITTED TO DR. MICHAEL A. DAVIS IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPLETION OF HIUS 222 BY ABIGAIL BAIRD LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA FEBRUARY 15, 2016 Elvis Presley: The Last 24 Hours is short summarization of the life Elvis Presley lived. This documentary has commentators who personally knew Presley and spent time with him regularly. The documentary gives insight to Presley’s “off-stage” personality, and how he filled his time while he was not on the road for musical tours. People close to him give

    Essay Length: 256 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 17, 2017 By: arb95
  • Employment and Skills

    Employment and Skills

    Investors in People is a business improvement tool administered by UK Commission for Employment and Skills. It was launched in 1991 at the end of the early 1990s recession In 2008 there were almost 40,000 organizations currently working with Investors in People. These organizations employ over 7.5 million people in the UK Provide a common set of standards to improve organizational performance through the management and development of people. Case1: - A manufacturing company producing highly specialized components for petro-chemical - 1,000 staff, almost all full-time. - 60% are (male) manual workers ? multi-skilled craftsmen

    Essay Length: 391 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 25, 2014 By: theromancer
  • End of the Ice Age

    End of the Ice Age

    - End of the ice age people cross a land bridge from Asia to North America - When the ice age ended the big-game hunters split into smaller sub groups and cultural groups, developing hundreds of different languages and economies to suit their environments - By 1500 B.C. maize was developed and spread north and south. This was in addition to sunflowers, sunflower seeds, gourds, and pumpkins which had already been developed - Domestication of these plants allows humans to settle down in large population centers. Became more hierarchical in their social, political, and economic

    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 13, 2014 By: alexthemayor
  • Erathosthenes


    Eratosthenes Eratosthenes was an ancient Greek scholar who was often called the "father of geography". He was born in "276 B.C.E. at a Greek colony in Cyrene, Libya". The only known information about his family was about his father, who was named Aglaus. He was a poor man and it is assumed that Eratosthenes was also born into poverty. However, he was educated at the academics of Athens, and was "appointed to run the Great Library at Alexandria in 240" by "the ruler of Egypt, Ptolemy III". It is said that "Ptolemy III invited Eratosthenes

    Essay Length: 609 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 22, 2014 By: sbsugarlimelight
  • Ethipoia


    1. Does your country have a common, civil, Islamic, communist, or some other legal system? A combination? For example, some countries have tribal systems in some areas. What are the origins of this system? It may be relevant to talk about a country that colonized or conquered the country you are studying. Ethiopia has a civil law system. A group of highly complex codes – Civil code, Civil Procedures code, Penal code, Criminal Procedure code, Commercial code, Maritime code - began between 1957 – 1965 within the regime of Emperor Haile Sellaise. Ethiopia is one

    Essay Length: 654 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2019 By: stephenstowe
  • French and Indian War: Fort Necessity

    French and Indian War: Fort Necessity

    French and Indian War: Fort Necessity The French and Indian war was a dispute for land between France (and its Native American allies) and England. Everything started with rival claims of land from both the French and The English in the territory along the Ohio River, between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi. At the Ohio River Valley, the English had obtained an area or 200,000 acres of land, from which they extended an 80-mile wagon that covered from Wills Creek to Monongahela (present day Cumberland, Maryland). The French, however, wanted this land because they

    Essay Length: 714 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 13, 2013 By: xmihailov
  • Gettysburg - the High-Water Mark

    Gettysburg - the High-Water Mark

    As previously stated, Gettysburg is the point in the war that is most often regarded as the turning point. This is because Gettysburg has a physical line known as the “the High-Water Mark,” which is the most northern location that the Confederate Army ever reached. It was at this point that Confederate General Robert E. Lee and his troops were turned around due to a failed offensive, known as Pickett's Charge. This charge caused the Confederacy to lose too many men and supply. They could no longer continue their northern push. Allen Guelzo uses these

    Essay Length: 469 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 16, 2018 By: Munoz2r
  • Global Analysis

    Global Analysis

    McLean Global Analysis Paper Based off of factors such as GDP, trade % to GDP, GDP per capita, current account balance, contribution to WTO, and rank in world trade, I came to the conclusion that in comparison between the Dominican Republic, Greece, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen, Thailand seems to be performing the best and Yemen seems to be performing the worst. In addition, United Arab Emirates was a close second behind Thailand, as the two countries have very similar numbers. However, because Thailand had a higher GDP (in millions) ($406, 949) than United

    Essay Length: 1,612 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: April 10, 2018 By: Mario McLean
  • Goa: State in India

    Goa: State in India

    Out of the many states within India; Goa is the one that intrigued me the most. Goa is located on the western coast of India and within the state it's separated into two districts – North Goa and South Goa. It is the 25th state in the Union of States in India. The history of Goa is very mysterious because no one knows fully knows how the state began. One legend says that a mythical sage created the area by ordering the seas to recede. Legends are just stories from ancient times and as time

    Essay Length: 691 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 25, 2014 By: Funkymonkey
  • Guatemala Case

    Guatemala Case

    Guatemala • Tourist Destination • Booming Economy in Central America • 5-10% Entrepeunarship • 36 Year Civil War • Export: Coffee, Sugar, Impearl Industry, and Tourism • Illiteracy 40% • Patend Area : Discovery of Oil and Mayan Ruins • The Carga System: Served Gods and you did your civil obligations. For every tribal group of fruit and food portion, the rest of the tibal group can support them. Evened out the wealth for the tribe. • Reduction: Many towns set up for Indians. Moved them there, and now the Indians were too far away

    Essay Length: 775 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2015 By: jk2844
  • Gustav Stresemann

    Gustav Stresemann

    Relations between the allies and Germany from 1919 through to 1924 continued to be corrupt. This being due to The treaty of Versailles, Germany's agreement with the Soviet Union in 1922, the Ruhr crisis and many other problems; all of which contributed to the mistrust. Nevertheless, in 1924, in Britain a labour government was elected, an approachable face to which foreign minister Gustav Stresemann saw as his chance to revise both the reparations and Versailles through constructive diplomacy. Stresemann’s aims in foreign policy were revisionist, in which he desired alterations to the terms of Versailles.

    Essay Length: 2,019 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: August 21, 2016 By: artixc
  • Hannibal Barka

    Hannibal Barka

    Hannibal Barca As a military general, Hannibal Barca’s tactics for combating his enemy, the Romans, during the second Punic War created some of the most significant events in military history (Gabriel). Hannibal’s hatred for the Romans, coupled with Scipio’s unwavering loyalty to Rome were the main reasons for the hatred between the two rivals. This paper will outline Hannibal Barca’s tactical abilities and leadership and how the Carthaginians ultimately ended up succumbing to the Romans. Hannibal was the commander of the Carthaginians while his enemy Scipio headed the Roman military. Hannibal was an exemplary military

    Essay Length: 1,606 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 18, 2017 By: jimrey12345
  • Hidden Story of Every Ovearseas Filipino Workers

    Hidden Story of Every Ovearseas Filipino Workers

    Hidden Story of every Ovearseas Filipino Workers Most of the people we know have parents work in abroad or even ourselves .Some questions us where and what the work of our parent is and we answer them “sa ibang bansa po eh, OFW”. Sometimes it’s either construction worker,caregiver and domestic helper or what we call as Overseas Filipino Workers. They mostly say that when your parents are working abroad,you are rich. It might sounds like a joke but we know that is what they think or their perspective. I know all of us have an

    Essay Length: 531 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 31, 2019 By: Angel Marie Gegawin
  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh

    ABSTRACT This paper explores the social, political, and military foundation that Ho Chi had set up in Vietnam and the extent to which that foundation supported the decolonization process of the country from 1919 to 1946. In order for any revolution to take place, some vital criteria should be satisfied, including: revolutionary ideas, revolutionary method, revolutionary party, and revolutionary army as well as national and international aid. Throughout the essay, the role of Ho in creating these vital elements in Vietnam would be evaluated. For example, his role in promoting Marxism into Vietnam to unite

    Essay Length: 300 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2013 By: meodepzai
  • How Did the Renaissance Differ from the Middle Ages?

    How Did the Renaissance Differ from the Middle Ages?

    How did the Renaissance differ from the Middle Ages? The Renaissance and the Middle Ages differed from each other in several ways. Even though classic ideas from beyond the Middle Ages were incorporated into the Renaissance, the Renaissance people seeked for more than the clean cut society. They were adventurers. The Renaissance people had the urge to want to travel and explore and be an individual achiever. “The Renaissance supported a spirit of adventure and a wide-ranging curiosity that led people to explore new worlds” (345). This is very different from the Middle Ages because

    Essay Length: 442 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 23, 2016 By: colepblackwell
  • Human Cloning

    Human Cloning

    Cepillo, Maria Basilisa Concepcion A. August 30, 2016 2015-06655 CAS B7 Mirror “The fact that human beings can be cloned is a scientific triumph, but it is also an ethical earthquake.”---Smith on his article about human cloning. It is indeed brilliant and unbelievable that human cloning is just a mile away from researchers and scientists who were able to clone living things using cells. Ethical arguments about the process rapidly emerged, opposing the continuation of the research on human cloning. Significant individuals, the church, government, and etc. are having disputes on retaining the research or

    Essay Length: 642 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 18, 2016 By: lisacep
  • Humanidad


    ENSAYO 3: TEMA REDES SOCIALES, PENSAMIENTO Y GESTION. El punto de partida para mejorar el ciclo de aprendizaje en las organizaciones es el incentivo para que adopten modelos mentales más compatibles, creando un entorno favorable a la motivación de las personas para aprender y crear conocimiento, que pueda: 1. Desarrollar un objetivo dentro del trabajador para la empresa. 2. Producir del trabajador todo su potencial. 3. La empresa debe crear en el interior un sistema de trabajo en el cual el clima laboral sea el correcto. La etapa de practica pueden proporcionar un una transformación

    Essay Length: 291 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 23, 2016 By: seringca
  • Impacts of Federalism on Gun Control

    Impacts of Federalism on Gun Control

    FEDERALISM AND GUN CONTROL Impacts of Federalism on Gun Control Franco Villanueva POL 303: The American Constitution Prof. Jean Gabriel Jolivet July 3, 2017 Introduction The citizens of this country have been privileged to enjoy many freedoms and liberties that are guaranteed under the Constitution and its many amendments. Even though all rights, liberties and amendments are important in their respective ways, some of these amendments tend to be of increased importance. One of those amendments is the 2nd amendment, which protects the right to keep and bear arms. Positive Impact There has been many

    Essay Length: 1,249 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: July 8, 2017 By: francoivan
  • Indonesia


    Indonesia is a land of hope. Since early centuries, the Indonesian archipelago has been an important trade region. The country has a strategic sea-lane position fostered inter-island, whereby international trade, including links with Indian kingdoms and China, which were established several centuries BCE. Therefore, trade has since fundamentally shaped Indonesian history. Moreover, Indonesia is the spice king of yesteryears. Spice Islands of Maluku are an archipelago within Indonesia, and was once historically known for the only sources of nutmeg and mace. The nutmeg plant is native to Indonesia's Banda Islands, and it is once one

    Essay Length: 295 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 12, 2015 By: kentwallace
  • Influence on Western Culture

    Influence on Western Culture

    Important men in history such as Martin Luther, Columbus, Gutenberg and Charles Darwin, each created a paradigm shift within the Western culture thus contributed an individual and unique influence in the culture. Martin Luther was a very important figure that formed part of the Protestant Reformation, movement that strongly impacted Western culture by encouraging the need of rights in freedoms within the culture. Christopher Columbus, explorer and navigator who discovered and colonized America, also had a strong impact on Western culture by means of “The Columbian Exchange.” Columbus’ voyages opened doors to colonization and trade

    Essay Length: 330 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 29, 2019 By: Joce Castle
  • Islam Dbq

    Islam Dbq

    Islam would not have existed without Muhammad. After his passing, his successors strived to aid the growth of Islam as much as possible. They used many tricks and tools to broaden their religion to an extensive region. Islamic civilization spread to encompass such an extensive empire due to its ability to defeat inferior opponents with its skilled, disciplined army and its appealing nature to people, yet tolerance to those who chose not to participate in Islam. The first reason for Islamic spread and success: a military that thrived. The Islamic Army was quite skilled and

    Essay Length: 398 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2014 By: alucasftw
  • Jeffersonian Vs. Hamiltonian Ideas

    Jeffersonian Vs. Hamiltonian Ideas

    Jeffersonian vs. Hamiltonian Ideas Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton were two people that were part of America’s first political party. These two gentlemen had two very different ideas of how America should run and how it should grow. Hamilton was a supporter of a strong central government, a united government. Hamilton believed that America needed to have a strong government to bring up the economy and pay off its debts. Jefferson on the other hand was in favor of a weak central government. He believed that the states needed to have more political power. Hamilton

    Essay Length: 530 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2017 By: vitsilchuk
  • Kinship of Iroquois

    Kinship of Iroquois

    Kinship of Iroquois Long before European settlers began arriving on North American soil, in the area currently known as upstate New York lived the native American tribe named the Iroquois or as they call themselves today, the Haudenosaunee, which translates to mean – people of the longhouse. "The Iroquois enjoy a rich and varied culture that is more of a melting pot" (Borade, 2010). Often they where know to incorporate captives in order to replace those lost during war. The Iroquois were a horticulture tribe. Men cleared and burned the forest while women planted, weeded,

    Essay Length: 835 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2013 By: Rachelanne721
  • Little Richard Artist Biography Analysis - History of Rock & Roll

    Little Richard Artist Biography Analysis - History of Rock & Roll

    Artist Biography Analysis History of Rock & Roll Sage Chaffin 10:30 MWF Little Richard In preparation of the biography analysis of Little Richard, I choose to use four different sources of information including the Oxford Music Online search engine, ALLMUSIC search engine, Wikipedia, and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame website. Each of the four sources give a great summary of the life of Little Richard and his hit songs that set Little Richard apart from other competing artists in the 1950’s. There are also some notable differences between the biographies of Little Richard

    Essay Length: 997 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: April 8, 2019 By: Sage Chaffin
  • Long Term Causes of World War II

    Long Term Causes of World War II

    "Examine the a) long-term causes and b) short-term causes of the Second World War." The average person on the street would say Germany is to blame for the Second World War. However, to what extent can we blame Germany for the war? Foreign countries did in fact play a major part in the interwar years and their role as peacemakers can be viewed as a cause of the Second World War. This essay will look at the long-term causes and the short term causes of the most damaging war this world has ever faced. The

    Essay Length: 1,081 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2014 By: skrue14
  • Maggie Case Study

    Maggie Case Study

    Industrialization during the turn of the twentieth century brought a plethora of wealth and prosperity to the American economy. Companies were created that may have never existed and in turn, highly desirable job markets attracted not only American people nationwide, but individuals from around the world. These foreign individuals saw a chance at opportunity, a hope of a better life and sprouting wealth. Immigrants flocked the eastern seaboard, particularly through Ellis Island in New York and carried with them belief in the American dream. The realities of what these immigrants endured, were less than desirable

    Essay Length: 647 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2016 By: fakyroberts
  • Manchester Case

    Manchester Case

    Manchester was the center of manufacturing leading in textile and mechanized industrializations. As a result from this, the population in Manchester grew. The issues raised by the increase in population included filthy and grim living conditions, horrible working conditions, and an overall lack of happiness in its residents. One of the issues raised by the growth in population of Manchester was that the living conditions became grim and somewhat filthy. Edwin Chadwick, a public health reformer, once said "The annual loss of life from filth and bad ventilation is greater that the loss from death

    Essay Length: 543 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 7, 2015 By: arodarte4
  • Mayo Clinic

    Mayo Clinic

    teamwork in medicine today, the Mayo Clinic employs an allied health staff of over 55,000 which nurses, doctors, students, and scientists. There locations are in the Florida, Arizona, and the Midwest. The reason for risk management in a health care setting is to carry out decision that will prevent unfavorable events and reduce results of the events such as malpractice crisis in health care organization. The belief and vision of the Mayo Clinic health care organization is to deliver services and products to meet and exceed the expectation of their patients, and therefore quality management

    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 18, 2014 By: keke151
  • Moving


    1. According to a CBI survey a concerning 70% of employees felt that school leavers have insufficient business awareness 2) The purpose of this text is to inform the importance of integrating enterprise into the education as stated by David Ruthley MP, this will enable England to follow the lead of their competitors. The text illustrated that in “2012, just 58,500 pupils in England sat GCSE business studies, whilst 70,400 sat GCSE drama…” this shows the basic subject is not even popular amongst the pupils and due to the lack of this subject or the

    Essay Length: 434 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2019 By: ayma
  • Murad V Abebi Tort Law

    Murad V Abebi Tort Law

    Scenario Question1. Murad v Abebi: This is relating to negligence, which according to, “allows a claim where a defendant has breached a legal duty to take care, and as a result of that breach, damage or injury has been caused to the claimant.”[1] For negligence to be established, we first need to prove that Murad owed Abebi a duty of care. Duty of care is defined as “the legal obligation to take reasonable care to avoid causing damage”, in Nettleship v Weston,[2] it was stated that road users have a duty of care towards each

    Essay Length: 2,726 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 29, 2019 By: simslol

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