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Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti - On August 23, 1927, Nicola Sacco and Barolomeo Vanzetti were executed in one of the most controversial legal cases in American history. Two men were shot and robbed in Braintree, MA, and two poor Italian immigrants were arrested for the crime. Although neither Sacco nor Vanzetti had criminal records, they both had pistols on them at the time, and followed a violent anarchist leader. Following their arrest, the seven-year case on the crime would drive national and international protests demanding their exoneration....   [tags: controversial legal cases in American history] 1259 words
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Who Were Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti? - ... He is an incessant benefactor to Italian radical papers, and once composed that as an aftereffect of perusing St. Augustine and "the Divine Comedy," "mankind and correspondence of rights started to beset my heart"" (Stark 2). Vanzetti's occupations in America were fish merchant and a cool worker (1). Vanzetti would appear to be an innocuous native. He was portrayed as "a visionary," essentially saying he might never perpetrate a wrongdoing. He accepted determinedly in what he put stock in, however did not resemble an individual that might result in any issues....   [tags: 1920´s, researchers, catholics, italy] 1191 words
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Case Study of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti - Case Study of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti Italian anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were arrested near Boston in 1920 and charged with the murder of a shoe factory paymaster and the guard of the factory. Frederick Parmenter and the guard were carrying $16,000 in payroll money for the South Braintree shoe factory on April 15, 1920. They were attacked, robbed, and shot. The two killers escaped in a getaway car. A similar crime was committed in the nearby town of Bridgewater four months earlier....   [tags: Papers] 781 words
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The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti - The Trial of Sacco and Vanzetti Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti -- were they guilty or just victims of circumstance. You decide. This case was one of the most controversial court cases in America's history and soon you will know why. Sacco and Vanzetti were Italian immigrants who emigrated to America in 1908. At the time, Sacco was seventeen, and Vanzetti was 20. In April 1920, Sacco was working in a shoe factory, and Vanzetti was selling fish on the streets. Of the two immigrants, only Sacco had a family in the United States....   [tags: Nicola Sacco Bartolomeo Vanzetti]
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Journey into Self in Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite and Nancy Springer’s Larque on the Wing - Journey into Self in Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite and Nancy Springer’s Larque on the Wing     Let your soul roam free. Discover your true self.  Play with your inner child.  Share the memories of your ancestors.  Understand your parents.   Have total self control. Open yourself up and peer inside.  These are accomplishments most humans will never achieve, but Nicola Griffith’s Marghe from her novel Ammonite and Nancy Springer’s Larque from her novel Larque on the Wing are able to do all of these things and more....   [tags: Ammonite]
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Comparing Ursula K. LeGuin’s Forgiveness Day and Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite - Comparing Ursula K. LeGuin’s Forgiveness Day and Nicola Griffith’s Ammonite     In Ammonite, Nicola Griffith tells the story of one woman’s encounter with and assimilation into the culture of an alien world.  Ursula K. LeGuin’s “Forgiveness Day” similarly recounts one woman’s experiences as she confronts an alien culture.  In both cases, these women, Solly in “Forgiveness Day” and Marghe in Ammonite, learn about themselves as their position shifts away from that of an outsider and they find their place in society.  Although there are similarities in the characters’ backgrounds, their journeys, and their quest for belonging, there are fundamental differences in the process the characters go...   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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Nicolai Copernicus - Nicolaus Copernicus Have you ever wondered who discovered that the sun is the center of our universe. If so, the answer is Nicolai Copernicus. This man was a well-respected as well as well educated man. He explored many different subjects including mathematics, medicine, canon law, and his favorite astronomy. The Earth-centered universe of Aristotle and Ptolemy were Western thinking for almost 2000 years until the 16th century when Copernicus proposed his theory. Copernicus was born on February 19, 1473 in Thorn, Poland....   [tags: Nicolai Copernicus]
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The Life of Nicolas Copernicus and His Heliocentric Theory - The Life of Nicolas Copernicus and His Heliocentric Theory Nicolas Copernicus died never knowing what a revolution he made in the scientific world. Mathematicians and scientist like Ptolemy, Newton, and Brahe supported his heliocentric theory. He was born in Poland on February 19th, 1473 the baby of four children. His father was Nicholas Copernicus Sr. died in 1483 when Copernicus was at the young age of ten. He and his sibling went to live with his Uncle Lucas Waltzenrode the bishop of Warmia in Germany....   [tags: Science, Biography, Nicolas Copernicus, Heliocentr] 510 words
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Sparks Notes: Nicolas Sparks - Nicholas Sparks receives acknowledgment for his fantastic job of pouring emotions onto paper for millions to read, and his life has been full of roller coasters on his journey to the top. Sparks studied at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana on a full track and field scholarship, but tore his Achilles tendon during his first year; therefore, his track and field career ended. He currently resides in North Carolina with his wife and five children. As a successful novelist, he makes a fair amount of money....   [tags: biography, nicolas sparks]
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The Contributions of Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke to Political Thought - The Contributions of Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke to Political Thought In political thought, there have been many people that have progressed political theory. Nicolo Machiavelli and John Locke are two of those famous individuals. The research here will be focused on them. Each Machiavelli and John Locke support a different political theory. At first, the background and relevant contexts will be discussed. Each person has written something that has influenced modern political thought....   [tags: Political Science, Political Theory]
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Nicolas Rolin's Commission of a Paiting - ... There are many arguments about the reasons why Rolin chose to have this painting made. The main argument is to determine whether Rolin was really feeling guilty and seeking piety from the church by making donations or was this his way of exhibiting his wealth and power (Harbison 2012). It is believed that this painting was commissioned for both reasons. According to Gaston Bord, this painting was commissioned for two main reasons. He wanted to show his devotion to the Virgin Mary while simultaneously connecting him to his patronage of his church....   [tags: charity, church, wealth] 824 words
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Anna Nicole Smith - Vickie Lynn Hogan grew up in a small, Texas town. She was a product of a difficult childhood due to poverty, her father leaving, and her mother having little to do with her. Feeling the pressures of poverty and the lack of love shown by her mother, Vickie eventually dropped out of school and married Billy Smith at the age of 17. A year after the nuptials she gave birth to a baby boy for which she claims she devoted her life to. The marriage to Billy was short lived and within a year after the birth of their son, she divorced him....   [tags: Biography] 1139 words
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The Life and Legacy of Nikola Telsa - The world of the 21st century is a digital world; a world that is interconnected and wired. This global reality would not be possible without the innovations of Nikola Tesla. His innovations, such as the “Tesla coil”, are still relevant and used more than 100 years after their inventions (“The Life and Legacy”). Tesla discovered and designed the alternating current system, dynamos (electric generators similar to batteries), the induction motor, and the Wardenclyffe Tower project (“The Life and Legacy”)....   [tags: technology, electricity, innovations] 941 words
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Nikola Tesla: A Forgotten Inventor - ... He then went to Germany and France to interest investors in his concept for a Rotating Magnetic Field that used an AC motor, which failed. At 28 Nikola went to the USA, with a letter of introduction from Charles Batchelor, a business associate of Thomas Edison’s, in hope to work for Thomas Edison. Thomas Edison told Tesla that he would pay him 50,000 dollars if he would make improvements on his DC generation plants. After several month of working on improvements, Tesla successfully completed his task....   [tags: Electricity, Remote Control] 1001 words
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Inventions of Nikola Tesla - Most people when asked who influenced modern electricity think Thomas Edison. However, the real mind behind modern electricity was Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla is most commonly known as the inventor of the AC current, or the electricity that is found when you plug something into a wall socket. Undoubtedly, he was a revolutionary thinker during the 1870s. He opposed the old and imagined the new, battling with Edison in “The Current Wars” and filing for hundreds of patents. Nikola Tesla was a man of many inventions inventing a practical use for AC current, imagining and establishing revolutionary technologies, and furthering the scientific applications of radio....   [tags: AC current, transformer, biography]
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Nikola Tesla and His Inventions - The Earth is not a piece of quartz - it’s like a stone with many imperfections and scratches, and though it retains its scratches, it attempts to heal them; it bandages its wounds. To heal a wound, though, it must be first isolated: and in the case of the world, it is literal flaw that resides with the mask of a wound - combated, though not incapacitated, by the innovators of the Earth. A telephone, refrigerator, microwave, civil rights and gender equality - not only technology, but even a concept as imperative as liberation or equality have altered the globe (as humans see it), for the better: technology has made life easier for humans, ideal rights and equality have been gifted to those th...   [tags: biography, telephone, innovator]
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Nikola Tesla: American Genious - They called him ‘The Master of Lightning”. He changed the very way people look at electricity. His inventions and theories are still in use to this very day. This man had many inventions and some of them never made it off the blueprints, but the ones that did achieved wondrous feats such as replacing Edison’s DC current, creating power from water, and illuminating rooms with cordless light bulbs. He was a genius with a few odd habits and name was Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, Croatia July 10th, 1856....   [tags: electricity, Master of Lightning, Tesla]
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Biography of Nikola Tesla - ... Today the alternating current is greatly used for distributing electrical power. Tesla’s alternating current technology not only proves to be more efficient, but more pliable. While direct current is very useful in certain situations, alternating current is more efficient in continuously powering things. Alternating current powers things like lights and appliances while direct current powers things like laptops and cellphone; direct current is used in portable things needing power by means of a battery....   [tags: inventions, US patents, technology] 1039 words
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Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla was born midnight on July 10, 1856 in Smiljan, Lika, which was then part of the Austo-Hungarian Empire, region of Croatia. His father was named Milutin Tesla and was a Serbian Orthodox Priest. Djuka Mandic was his mother and was an inventor in her own right of household appliances. Tesla was the fourth child of five, having one older brother and 3 younger sisters. Tesla studied at the Realschule, Karlstadt in 1873, the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria and the University of Prague....   [tags: Biography]
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Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla was born midnight on July 10, 1856, in Smiljan, Lika, which at that time was part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire, which is now known as Croatia. His father was named Milutin Tesla and he was a Serbian Orthodox Priest. Djuka Mandic was his mother and she invented household appliances. Tesla was the fourth child of five, having one older brother and three younger sisters. In 1873, Tesla studied at the the Polytechnic Institute in Graz, Austria and the University of Prague. At first, he wanted to pursue in physics and mathematics, but shortly after he became extremely interested in electricity....   [tags: Biography] 1566 words
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How Nikola Tesla Impacted the World - How Nikola Tesla impacted the world Have you ever relaxed on the beach while sitting back and listening to the radio. If you have, then you were using a device created by the renowned scientist Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla was a Croatian scientist of the late 1800s who worked closely with Thomas Edison and who, regardless of his lack of education, created over seven hundred different inventions throughout his life. Tesla was born in the Croatian Military Frontier, currently known as Croatia, on July 10, 1858....   [tags: Biography ]
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Sexual Narratives of Straight Women by Nicole LaMarre - ... I do completely agree with the author’s points and really enjoyed the way she discussed this heteroflexibility. I believe that human sexuality is on a continuum and though some women might experience same sex attraction, it does not make them homosexual. However, I have never understood why society continues to place on emphasis on the physical act of sex as the definitive action of homosexuality. I take issue with this for several reasons, the first of which is that I knew I was gay well before I ever acted upon it....   [tags: heteroflexibility, article analysis] 560 words
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Nikola Tesla, a Mastermind in Wireless Energy - ... Tesla also had a powerful imagination; sometimes to the point that he had a hard time differentiating the two. “In my boyhood I suffered from a peculiar affliction due to the appearance images often accompanied by strong flashes of light which marred the sight of real objects and interfered with my thought and action. They were pictures of things which I had really seen, never those that I had imagined. When a word was spoken to me the object that it designated was presented vividly in my vision and I was quite unable to distinguish if the object was tangible or not.” (TMT) Though as troublesome as this was when his brother died his Father pushed the agenda on him becoming a clergyman; d...   [tags: inventions, engineering, motors] 1130 words
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Nikola Tesla: Wizard of the Industrial Revolution - The Industrial Revolution brought great advances to humanity. New inventions would come out to help make life easier, and one of the most famous inventors of the era known as “the age of invention” was Thomas Edison. Called “The Wizard of Menlo Park,” Edison is famous for inventions such as motion picture and the light bulb and is considered the most important inventor of “the age of invention” and of all time. However, this is far from the truth as Edison was able to steal these inventions from inventors in order to make a profit....   [tags: scientists that changed the world]
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The Demise of Dick and Nicole in Tender is the Night - The Demise of Dick and Nicole in Tender is the Night       When referring to the demise of Dick in Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night, I think it is impossible that we not consider the demise of Dick and Nicole as a couple. They begin the book as a unit rather like a Chinese dragon with Dick at the head and Nicole following behind, both covered by the decorative cloak of the appearances they maintained. There are several transitions that they go through that upset the balance that allowed them to maintain a functioning marriage....   [tags: Tender is the Night Essays]
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Nicole Jumper - Nicole Jumper The desire to change one’s body image is very prevalent in today’s society; and in most cases what people want to change is their weight. Companies who market diet programs and miracle diet drugs are very much aware of this commonality among consumers and take advantage of the susceptible nature of those who want to lose the weight and lose it fast. Among the multitude of pills, programs and promises that are offered as cures to the unhappiness of being fat, one new concept has emerged that stretches the boundaries of logic: the catabolic diet....   [tags: Weight Loss Diet Nutrition Papers]
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Nicolas Sarkozy: French Icon or Controversial Leader? - Nicolas Sarkozy is known to many as a French icon. He represented France for many years, and his decisions have tainted the way France is viewed today. Although Sarkozy was a great leader, his many contentious political reforms raised awareness in the French community. As President, Nicolas Sarkozy had an immense impact over France, however his controversial actions really affected the French public by making them more aware of many political scandals. His political career skyrocketed once he was elected city councilor of Neuilly-sur-Seine at 23 years old....   [tags: French Politics] 1038 words
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Nicolas Lancret’s Dance before a Fountain - Nicolas Lancret’s Dance before a Fountain (1730-1735) is currently displayed at The Getty Center in Los Angeles. The oil on canvas painting captures a scene of a party in the early 1700’s. Lancret’s painting, known as a fête galante, a French term referring to an elegant, festive outdoor celebration or some sort of activity usually put on by rich aristocracy in the 18th century. Such paintings were significant at the time because they were apart of the Rococo, or Late Baroque, period in which the European arts focused more on affection, emotion, and luxury rather than the influence and dominance of the church....   [tags: Art Analysis]
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Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot - Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot June 1, 1796 - August 24, 1832 Nicolas Carnot was born on June 1, 1796 in Paris, France. He was the son of Lazare Nicolas Marguerite Carnot. When Sadi was born his father was a member of the Directory, which was the French Revolutionary government. Sadi was brought up in a rough evironment of clashing politics and sciences. His father retired from his position as napoleon's minister in order to devote his time to educating his two sons. At the age of 16 Sadi was sent to Lycee Charlemagne in Paris in order to prepare him for the testings to get into Ecole Polytechnique....   [tags: biography biographies bio] 739 words
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Prosperity and Immigration of United States: Nikola Tesla - ... For Tesla, direct current was too insufficient because the electric current only flowed in one direction and was prone to frequent power outages due to its inability to supply such a high voltage. Power house had to been laid out every two mile intervals to keep up with the power demands. This inhabited it to travel long distances, but at that time it was the only power system that was used throughout the U.S. Tesla saw the disadvantages and inefficiency of direct current and came up with the idea of alternate current, or AC....   [tags: mind, inventions, man] 1538 words
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Nicolas Poussin - Nicolas Poussin 1594-1665 Pictori philosopho (Blunt, 3), “Painter-philosopher” was a name given to Nicolas Poussin by Serous d’ Agincourt in 1782. Agincourt later found out that the name Pictori philosopho had already been given to the German artist Anton Raphael Mengas. Nicolas Poussin was born in 1594 in the town of Les Andelys on the Seine. He came from a nobel family that was ruined by religious wars according to Giovanni Pietro Bellori. No actual proof of this has been established his father Jean Poussin was said to have had some descent of the hierarchy....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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J.M. Coetzee's Disgrace and Adrian Nicole LeBlanc's Random Family - In the books Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee and Random Family by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc, they show similarities and differences in various aspects of life. In both books, ones self-confidence is a trait that affects ones actions in life. The absence or presence of self-confidence can be a determining factor of how ones life will play out. In some cases the confidence can be beneficial producing success in the workplace, with friends and especially in regards to raising a family. In other cases it can be harmful, causing one to be overpowering or even abusive....   [tags: Compare and Contrast]
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Biography of Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla was born in Smiljan, Croatia at midnight between July 9th and 10th 1856. He was intelligent since his early childhood. He soon became interested in engineering and he studied it at the Technical University in Graz, Austria, from 1877 to 1880. Right after that he went to the University of Prague in 1880, but his father had died and he withdrew his studies from the University soon after. Tesla always dreamed of becoming an electrical engineer and to invent a new type of power transmission instead of Direct Current (DC)....   [tags: Biography] 495 words
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Nikola Tesla - "Nikola Tesla is the world's greatest inventor, not only at present but in all history...His basic as well as revolutionary discoveries, for sheer audacity, have no equal in the annals of the intellectual world." (Hugo Gernsback, science editor and publisher.) Father of Alternating Current and AC induction motors, Nikola Tesla is known best for the high voltage generator that bears his name- the Tesla Coil. But this limited recognition hardly does justice to his legacy as an inventor. His name should be placed besides Thomas Edison, perhaps his biggest rival, for his contributions to electronics....   [tags: Tesla Coil Science Electricity Electron] 2378 words
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Dick, Nicole and Tommy's Turnings in "Tender Is the Night" - In Tender Is The Night, Fitzgerald traces the lives of its three main characters: Dick and Nicole Diver, and Tommy Barban. Throughout the novel their tempers change, their lives turn to a different way and each one affects the other. At the beginning of the novel, book 1 presents us a perfect Diver family. Dick and Nicole Diver seem to be happy as if they were meant to each other: the perfect couple. We meet a pleasant and charming Dick Diver who knows how to handle every situation and take control over it in a very agreeable way....   [tags: American Literature] 1123 words
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Nikola Tesla - Born in 1856 the son of an Orthodox priest in Smiljan, Croatia, Nikola Tesla had an early exposure to inventing. His mother, although unschooled, was a very intelligent woman who often created appliances that helped with home and farm responsibilities, such as a mechanical eggbeater. Young Nikola was schooled at home during his early years and later attended a school in Carlstadt, Croatia. He soon developed advanced skills such as doing calculus integrals in his head. He very deeply wanted to attend college and become an engineer, but his father wanted him to join the priesthood....   [tags: biographies bio] 1350 words
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Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla My great grandmother was born on September 30, 1895 in Strum, Wisconsin, and used to tell us the most important invention for the home, in her lifetime, was the clothes washing machine. Now history always seems to make the present era seem more civilized, when in fact, it is probably only cleaner, thanks to my grandmother's favorite invention. But, I wonder if it is easier. Certainly, there were many patents issued in the 1880's for inventions that truly would change the lives of future generations, and a handful of these amazing contrivances would have a great impact on that which is truly important to an industrialized nation: the machinery that speeds business, business bei...   [tags: essays papers]
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Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla Few people recognize his name today, and even among those who do, the words Nikola Tesla are likly to summon up the image of a crackpot rather than an authentic scientist. Nikola Tesla was possibly the greatest inventor the world has ever known. He was, without doubt, a genius who is not only credited with many devices we use today, but is also credited with astonishing, sometimes world-transforming, devices that are even simply amazing by todays scientific standards. Tesla was born at precisely midnight between July 9th and 10th, 1856, in a small Hungarien village....   [tags: essays research papers] 1053 words
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Nikola Tesla - "Were we to seize and eliminate from our industrial world the results of Mr. Tesla's work, the wheels of industry would cease to turn, our electric cars and trains would stop, our towns would be dark, our mills would be dead and idle. Yes, so far reaching is his work that it has become the warp and woof of industry... His name marks an epoch in the advance of electrical science. From that work has sprung a revolution..." -B.A. Behrend If you were to go to an encyclopedia and tried to find out who invented the radio, X- rays, and the tube amplifier, this is what you would find: radio was invented by Marconi, X- rays by Roentgen, and the tube amplifier by de Forest....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Nikola Tesla - Nikola Tesla is regarded as one of the most brilliant inventors in history. His work provided the basis for the modern alternating current power system, as well as having developed both radio and the fluorescent light bulb. He worked with Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse, among others. He was also widely misunderstood by his peers and the public at large. Biography Nikola Tesla was born in a small town called Smiljan, in what is now Croatia, during a lightning storm. Some would say that this would prove significant later in his life....   [tags: Biography] 1038 words
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Twelve Angry Men by Reginald Rose and The O.J. Simpson Trial - “I think I’ve been a great citizen” -O.J. Simpson. The O.J. Simpson trial was one of the most followed cases in history; its estimated cost for the trial was about nine million (Blohm 64). On the evening of June 12, 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman were murdered (Piombini). The trial against O.J. began on January 24, 1995 and ended on October 2, 1995 (Blohm 59). Going into the trial, O.J.’s fate had already been sealed due to the fact that nobody wanted to prosecute him because he was a football legend and an actor (Piombini)....   [tags: nicole simpson, history, juror]
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Biography of Nikola Tesla: Why He Is So Importance to Science? - ... It was located on the land mass in the middle of Niagara Falls called Goat Island. The only remaining power plant house, Adam's Station, which once housed ten 5,000 horsepower generators, has since became a national landmark and a museum. Tesla's induction motor is described by the Franklin Institute. "In the two-phase motor, two sets of coils are set perpendicular to each other surrounding the core. When alternating current is sent to the coils, they become electromagnets where polarity rapidly changes with each reversal of current flow....   [tags: teachnology, science, knowledge, dream] 1212 words
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Narrative Essays: The Inn - The next morning, Nicole sat relaxing on her evil couch, trolling through the internet on her iPad. She would neither confirm or deny she was looking up pictures and stories about her current guest. Either way, she was unsure of Benedict's plans, so she had woken early to get the day's training out of the way. One day, out of nowhere, she had decided she wanted to run in a Disney event. Well, not just any Disney event. The Tinkerbell run. Since she loved all things Tinkerbell, so she wanted a Tinnkerbell medal....   [tags: dialogue, nicole, stories] 1204 words
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Nikola Tesla: Major Creator and Inventor in the Field of Power Transfer - “I do not think there is any thrill that can go through the human heart like that felt by the inventor as he sees some creation of the brain unfolding to success... Such emotions make a man forget food, sleep, friends, love, everything.”1 This was said by Nikola Tesla near the end of his life. He was a vivid inventor for the majority of his life, developing many ideas that weren’t further developed until very recently. He, like many other inventors, is part of a group of people throughout history known as history’s forgotten....   [tags: Biography]
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A Short History Of The Blues - The late 19th century marked a great deal of change in the United States as well as the rest of the world. World war one had begun and reeked great havoc on the entire world. Nikola Tesla and the fathers of communications had made major scientific breakthroughs in the communications field and modern radio programming was right around the corner. Slavery had been abolished for over thirty years but segregation was still an enormous factor amongst the African-American people in the U.S. One of the most segregated states in the entire country, Mississippi, was on the brink of one of the most influential forms of modern music that the world had ever seen or heard: the blues....   [tags: Music, Blues, Communication, Nikola Tesla ] 2249 words
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The Telegrams Exchanged between Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicolas II of Russia - ... However, Russia saw the war of 1914 as untimely. Russia’s defeat in the Russo-Japanese War had demoralised the public and caused severe attrition in the army and navy. Ultimately, it was their status as the largest and most powerful orthodox empire that fuelled their support for the orthodox kingdom of Serbia. Furthermore, pan Slavic movements aimed towards the unification of all Slavic peoples meant that it was in Russia’s best interest to prevent an Austro-Hungarian invasion of Serbia. A declaration of general mobilisation by the Tsar was also an act of preservation, as Russia’s national honour and prestige had depleted when they were unable to assist Serbia in the Balkan Wars....   [tags: primary source analysis] 718 words
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Science Fiction Influenced Teachings of Enlightenment thinkers, Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, and Nicolas de Condorcet - ... Aside from believing these things Paine chose to explain why he didn’t believe the traditional Christian beliefs. It was why he chose not to believe that was influenced by the need-for-proof and experimentation of the Scientific Revolution. An example of this is when Paine gives the accounts of the doctrine and texts of different religions and why he chooses not to believe them. In response to the story of how the Koran was acquired by man, he says, “I did not see the angel myself, and, therefore, I have a right not to believe it” (CP 67)....   [tags: logic, religion, experimentation] 802 words
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About Me Ane - ... Soccer also helps to keep me active. At the start of each practice we run 3 laps around the field. Lastly, soccer helps me do my homework on time. On days without soccer I will do my homework as late as 11:00, but on days with soccer I finish my homework by 3:30. Soccer is a sport that is exciting and that lets kids stay active through out their life. Nicola Tesla was a visionary and selfless man who single handedly was able to transform the electric industry. He was without a doubt a visionary....   [tags: soccer, neurosurgeon, job, future] 569 words
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American History - The year was 1878 was the beginning of Electricity. That year Thomas Edison had made the first affordable light bulb. That year he focused primarily to make a light bulb powered by electricity which was safe; something that scientist were trying to make and succeed since 1828 "Thomas Alva Edison." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 01 Dec. 2013.) With the help of J.P Morgan (financial banker) he founded his company. Edison soon later became quite famous around the world. His lighting systems were soon used to light the “Paris lighting exhibition” and the “Crystal palace of London” ("Thomas Alva Edison." History.com....   [tags: Andrew Carnegie, Electricity, Nikola Tesla]
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Nicole Hogue World's Most Dangerous Gang - ... One would not be welcomed in a normal workplace covered in tattoos that when seen bring about a sense of fear. There is so much negativity attached to being the member of a gang whether current or former. (322 words) 3. Crime (Pg. 190)- the violation of norms (or rules or expectations) In the video crime is emphasized as the backbone of the structure of the gang MS13. The crimes committed by this gang range from petty crimes to serious crimes resulting in death. Theft, drug smuggling, human trafficking, murder, rape, hate crimes are all examples of some of the crimes committed by MS13....   [tags: drugs, territories, laws, death]
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History: On the Revolution of the Heavenly Spheres by Nicolas Copernicus - European belief relied heavily on what the human mind could observe. However, many of what we perceive of modern science delved deeper that what the mind could see. Rather, some looked deeper into how the world worked and some even looked toward the sky for answers to why God created the world the way it appeared. After many discoveries and evolutions of thought, the way human beings saw themselves within the universe was changed forever. The Aristotelian tradition dominated most of modern Europe....   [tags: bible, creation, modern science]
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Animal Farm: Czar Nicolas II and Farmer Jones - ... He refused to take it seriously and did not help his people, instead, he “carried on playing dominoes for several hours”(Vogt 102) while his people were starving and dying. Nicholas was eventually forced to abdicate. Mr. Jones was forced to leave the farm after the Rebellion since he wasn’t taking care of his animals and they were starving. After the Rebellion Mr. Jones goes to live in the Red Lion in Willingdon since he cannot go back to the farm (Orwell 54). Czar Nicholas stays in Russia and is forced to live in Alexander Palace (Vogt 104), and like Jones, he does not have any control over the government anymore....   [tags: leadership, reign, exiled, government]
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Grieving over the Loss of a Loved One in The History of Love by Nicole Krauss - Each of the main characters in the novel are grieving over the loss of a loved one. As a result, one of the key themes focuses on survival tactics used after suffering a loss. Each character chooses a different way to manage their grieving process. The most obvious instance of this theme is in Alma Singer's decision to become an expert at surviving in the wilderness. When she hears that her father loved the outdoors, she decides that she will learn survival techniques in the event that something happens to her mother....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 676 words
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Nikola Tesla - Tesla was born in Smiljan, Austria-Hungary (now Croatia) on July 9, 1856. He studied engineering at two institutions in Austria-Hungary--Graz Technical University (now in Austria) and the University of Prague (now in the Czech Republic). Tesla left the University of Prague in 1880, without a degree, after his father died. He then worked for a short time for Austria-Hungary's telephone system in Budapest (now in Hungary). In 1882, Tesla moved to Paris, where he worked for the Continental Edison Company....   [tags: biographies biography bio] 871 words
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Nicolas Carr on The New Digital Age by Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen - ... Schmidt and Cohen claim “…that only the most geeky and paranoid among us will be able to stay out of Big Brother’s database” (qtd. in Carr). Carr uses Schmidt and Cohen’s book in order to discuss how the government will enforce more restrictions on internet usage if technology gets more advanced. As noted above, Carr is elaborating on Schmidt and Cohen’s book to inform readers of what the future may bring to individuals as technology cultivates. One of Carr’s arguments is that growing technology can become a negative innovation rather than a positive one....   [tags: Technology, Virtual] 790 words
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We Need a Motivational Speech from Nicolas Jame Vujicic - “If I fail, I try again, and again, and again. If YOU fail, are you going to try again. The human spirit can handle much worse than we realize. It matters HOW you are going to FINISH. Are you going to finish strong?” Nicholas Vujicic is a motivational speaker who was born with Tetra-Amelia Syndrome, which is a rare disorder which involves the absence of all four limbs. Even though, he was born this way he figured out how to live a happy life while still in this condition; he is married and has a child, it was difficult but he still managed to go through depression and now comes and talks to students about his struggle....   [tags: overcoming depression and life obstacles] 767 words
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Managing Individual Performance - Managing Individual Performance Motivation is an essential factor in managing the individual performance of employees to attain desired individual and organizational results. In this paper I will be defining the concept of motivation within the context of the workplace. I will also explain criteria utilized to evaluate and select candidates in order to form an effective work team. And finally, I will discuss additional factors and theories taken into consideration to solve problems affecting employees to obtain desired outcomes....   [tags: Business Motivation] 1276 words
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The Purpose of Feminist Legal Theory - Appearance, however it doesn’t determine moral, psychological, and social manner. To sum it up feminist legal theory purses to deliver how the law played a role in women’s previous lower ranked status and focuses on changing women’s previous status by a revising of the law and taking alternate approaches towards sex and gender. Last but not least Professor Nicola Lacey’s “general principle” supports what the purpose of feminist legal theory is. Professor Nicola Lacey talks about gendered assumptions present in the general principle, in other word saying that the laws are very extensive and results in undetailed analysis of the difference between men and women (Susan Brophy, 2014, Lecture 8A)...   [tags: feminism, sex workers,bedford case]
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Critical View of Romantic Literature - This literature review will critically analyse a range of arguments and perspectives by literary critics which will be pertinent to the study of Romanticism . Due to the scale of research in Romantic literature as a discipline, the main focus in this paper will concentrate primarily on defining the two aspects of Romantic literature. These two aspects are called Romantic nature and the sublime; the paper will look at the main purpose of these definitions by literary scholars. The review will also compare and contrast different methodologies used by the critics when defining 'Nature' and the 'Sublime'....   [tags: nature, sublime, perspective] 691 words
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America during the 1920's - ... The Red Scare was a spread of the fear of communism. One of the most important cases involving the Red Scare was the Sacco and Vanzetti case. Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, who were Italian, atheists, conscientious objectors, and radicals, were both accused of the murder of a paymaster and his guard at South Braintree, Massachusetts. They were both holding revolvers and told lies to the judge and court, but the flaws in evidence proved they were not guilty. “Many critics believed that the accused had been found guilty of radicalism rather than murder- that they were martyrs in the ‘class struggle’” (Race and Ethnicity Packet)....   [tags: race and ethnicity] 516 words
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Do People Who Are Trafficking Human Organs Help Other People? - Do People Who Are Trafficking Human Organs Help Other People. (The Guardian, 2012), Denis Campbell and Nicola Davison, says that the unlawful business in human organs special kidneys has advanced quickly and unexpectedly. The reasons why selling kidneys has advanced quickly is that nowadays many countries have wars so there are many poor people who need money to live a good life. Also, after wars, there are many sick people that felt desperation because they lost their organs in the war and no one donated to them, so they needed to buy organs to stay alive....   [tags: unlawful business, human organs]
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One Direction: How Their Lives Changed on the X-Factor - ... Niall loved to perform in his schools plays and sang in the choir. He also enjoyed sports , especially football and derby. Liam James Payne was born on August 29, 1993, in Wolverhampton. He lived with his father Geoff, mother Karen, and two sisters Nicola and Ruth Payne. He was very interested in sports and music growing up. He was a member of Wolverhampton & Bilston Athletics Club and trained as a runner.He also had previously auditioned for xfactor in 2008 but did not make it through to the live shows....   [tags: band, guys, artists, aution]
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