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Leonardo Da Vinci and His Contributions

- We have several inventions that have helped mankind triumph through history. Our understanding of history creates the most basic idea on how to live. What if we didn’t have the history books what would the outcome be for our future. In reality most things in our modern age can mostly be improved rather than discovered or invented thanks to several pioneers in the past. On April 15, 1452 Leonardo was born in Italy; he didn’t even realize that he would set an everlasting foot print in time with his great accomplishments and discoveries....   [tags: Contributions to History]

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Canada's Contributions in the Boer War, World War I and World War II

- Canada’s contributions in the Boer War, World War One and World War Two are well documented. The Canadians helped in the Boer War from 1899-1902, World War One from 1914-1918 and World War Two from 1939-1945. Many Canadians were killed in these three wars. Just over more than 7000 Canadians were sent out overseas to help out in the Boer War (this included 12 women nurses).1 Approximately 65 000 soldiers died in World War One.2 (see Appendix 2) Approximately 45 000 died in World War Two.3 (Appendix 1) At the time of the Boer War, World War One and World War Two, Canada’s population consisted mainl...   [tags: international military contributions]

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The Contributions of Sir Isaac Newton

- Isaac Newton was a well-known English scientist. He accomplished a lot during his time and influenced the world a great deal. He is considered to have contributed more to science than any other person. His life can be divided into three periods. The first one was his early childhood, he second was the time of his accomplishments, and the third is his later life. Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. His family was poor and his parents farmed for a living....   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton]

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Contributions to Science of Sir Isaac Newton

- Sir Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, near Grantham in Lincolnshire, England. Newton is clearly the most influential scientist who ever lived. His accomplishments in mathematics, optics, and physics laid the foundations for modern science and revolutionized the world. Newton studied at Cambridge and was professor there from 1669 to 1701, succeeding his teacher Isaac Barrow as Lucasian professor of mathematics. His most important discoveries were made during the two-year period from 1664 to 1666, when the university was closed and he retired to his hometown of Woolsthorpe....   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Of all of the early scientists of the scientific revolution I am most impressed by Sir Isaac Newton. Newton is important because he contributed more to the development of science than any other person in history. Isaac Newton is remembered as the greatest scientific genius who ever lived. His discoveries about physics, light, and mathematics changed the world. I am even more impressed by what he overcame to reach his goals. He came to surpass even his own expectations. I am more impressed with the man than with the discoveries....   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Isaac Newton was born in 1642 in England. He was born in Lincolnshire on Christmas Day. Newton's father died three months before he was born, and his mother remarried a wealthy clergyman when he was three, leaving him to live with his grandmother. Eight years later the clergyman died and Isaac's mother came back. Two years after that, Newton went to Grammar School in Grantham, and began to find himself fascinated with chemicals. After his grammar school, he was supposed to come back and take care of the farm, however, it turned out that he was a lousy farmer....   [tags: Contributions of Isaac Newton]

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Contribution of The League of Nations to International Administration

- The Contribution Of The League of Nations To The Development of International Administration Introduction International administration has similarities to national administration which is commonly known as public administration. National administration is the study of the bureaucracy of government structure and organisation while international administration is also the study of organisation but unlike national administration the organisation are international and are independent of the state....   [tags: Developing Administration, Contributions]

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The Contributions Of Mesopotamia And Egypt

- Civilization is an advanced state of human society, in which a high level of culture, science, industry, and government has been reached. Mesopotamia and Egypt are both perfect examples of this definition. Both of these ancient civilizations have been credited with providing the world with a plethora of contributions dating back to around 4000 B.C. Mesopotamia, which was established in the valleys of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers around 4000 B.C. had made its mark on history by leaving behind a countless number of contributions, many of which are still practiced in today’s world, or at least have paved the way to further innovations....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Ancient history, Egypt]

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The Contributions of a Team to an Organization

- The essay will look at the main contributions teams can make to successful organization. In addition, the essay will converse about the conditions necessary in organization if employees are to work effectively in team. The motive for forming a team is that it allows individual to put equal quantity of effort and contribute to the welfare of the organization. This reduces work load and divides the work evenly to members. As a result, this allows individuals to perfect their work which is specified to them....   [tags: Team Work Human Resource Management]

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Contributions of Greek and Roman Empires

- While Greece had many contributions to the formation of Western civilization, perhaps their most important contribution is the Olympic Games. Originally held in honor of the gods, then Olympics became a 5-day festival in 472 BC. The first day of the games were devoted to sacrifices. There were large group sacrifices, but the athletes also spent time alone to offer sacrifices to the gods. On the second day of the festivities, the most important event of the Olympics was held, the foot-races....   [tags: western civilization, Olympic Games, entertainment]

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The Contributions Of C. Wright Mills

- Section 1 The five questions I have chosen to answer are the contributions of C. Wright Mills to sociology. As I explain his contributions, I will identify major ideas he had as well as how they were used in study, and provide an example. The next question I will answer is demonstrating my understanding of how individuals respond to cultural difference by explaining both ethnocentrism and cultural relativism. This one I will address how each have positive and negative characteristics and the impact they have on social relationships....   [tags: Sociology, Max Weber, Anthropology, Deviance]

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The Endless Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Sir Isaac Newton once said, “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Aside from his countless contributions to the worlds of math and science, this may be his most important quote because it is what he based his life on—building bridges of knowledge. Throughout his life he was devoted to expanding his and others knowledge past previously known realms. Often regarded of the father of calculus, Newton contributed many notable ideas and functions to the world through his creation of calculus and the various divisions of calculus....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Biography]

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The Immense Contributions of Steve Jobs

- The global effects of Steve Jobs' contributions were immense. He showed the world a new way of innovating and technology. Jobs started a new era of technology with the creation of iTunes, iPods, iPhones, Macbooks, and iPads. He did not only focus on the hardware of the products but the appearance of them as well. That is what made Apple so unique and stand out from all of the other computers. He made sure his products were easy to use for anyone. Jobs was very tenacious and even when he was fired from Apple he continued making computers and it helped him get back to the top of Apple as CEO....   [tags: apple, technology, innovator]

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Community Engagement And Contributions Of Programing

- Community Engagement and Contributions to Programing Education is the main element that has driven initiatives to issues such as poverty, language barriers, arts education and creative problem solving as well as creating an awareness of the need for the arts in their communities. Put simply, “its all about the people you touch. Your community is what drives you to pursue and empower creativity and innovation. It is what’s infectious around here- its what gravitates a community, it reaches all income levels, everybody can appreciate it in their own way- its what art is”1....   [tags: Art, Arts, Music, Visual arts]

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Contributions of Sports to Society

- Contributions of Sports to Society “The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.” -Vince Lombardi From 1870 to 1940, sports became one of the most prominent popular culture activities in America. The evolution of American sports transpired in response to the changing needs of society. Each transformation was established and popularized through the positive contribution sports, using them to rationalize the use of resources, required for participation or attendance....   [tags: Culture Activities, America, Sports]

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Plato : Works And Contributions

- Plato: Works and Contributions The Ancient Greeks have been credited with many contributions to society throughout history. From Science to Art and Literature, the Greeks have heavily influenced some of the cultures that later followed such as the Romans in the 700’s. Out of these contributions non other was more influential to modern times than Philosophy. The Greek word “Philosophy”, the study of ideas about knowledge, truth, the nature and meaning of life (Webster). Western Philosophy as we know it today was studied by many such as Anaximander and Hippocrates and even Socrates, who taught to use systematic questioning to explain the truths of the universe by teaching his students to take...   [tags: Plato, Philosophy, Socrates, Greece]

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Contributions Of North Carolinian Quaker

- IV.Independent Contributors to the Underground Railroad: In addition to the role of North Carolinian Quaker through direct action, there were many other activists that sought to free slaves from the bonds of institutional slavery in the South. For instance, William Wells Brown was freed slave that actively worked with southern quakers to liberate slaves through the Underground Railroad. Brown the exact role model of a liberated human beings in the conceptualization of the ”free man” that Quakers envisioned through the Manumission Society....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery]

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Montesquieu's Contributions to the Enlightenment

- Many people living in The United States like to think that our founding fathers thought of the basic construction of our whole government system. They really did not; Charles-Louis Secondat, baron de Montesquieu thought of the system of checks and balances plus the three branches of government. The whole framework of our Constitution is based on what Montesquieu thought of during the enlightenment period. The purpose of the three branches is to make it where no one person or group of people is greater than the rest....   [tags: Influences, Constitution, Citizen Relationships]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Isaac Newton was an English Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Philosopher, Alchemist and a Theologian. He can be seen as one of the most influential men in history, as well as one of the greatest scientists ever lived, for all of his contributions, discoveries and hard work. He was very influential in the Sciences, many are tied together with one another; he also made a great contribution to Astronomy. Isaac Newton was born January 4, 1963 in Woolsthrope, Lincolnshire. He died March 31, 1727 in London....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Essays]

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Contributions of Teachers to Society

- Teachers hold a very sensitive role in the modern civilized society. Regarded as social engineers, teachers possess immense knowledge on various issues that affect our daily lives as a community of human beings. Though in many countries including the developed ones, teachers are poorly remunerated they make invaluable contributions to their communities, to society and to the world at large, engaging in yeoman services with selfless love and dedication that could only be considered priceless. This paper serves to explore some of the social contributions that teachers make to the modern civilized society....   [tags: Education]

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Francis Bacon's Contributions to History

- “A wise man will make more opportunities than he finds.” who knows which famous writer said this. Have you ever heard of the famous writer Francis Bacon. Many of you may have heard of him. For the people who haven’t, you should know he was not the inventor of bacon. He is very famous for other reasons. Today you will learn about his life, what his careers were, why he was famous, and his contributions to history. His life started on the date of January 22, 1561. He was born in the city of London in England....   [tags: corruption, philosophy, writer]

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Paul 's Contributions Of Christianity

- Paul’s Contributions to Christianity Unequivocally, Paul wrote half of the Books in the New Testament, no one except the Lord, Jesus Christ had more profound influence of his world and ours. With God’s calling, Paul the persecutor of Christian Jews will open his heart to Gentiles. The book of Acts and his epistles reveal that Paul possessed many outstanding characteristics of Christian leadership, and invites others to take lead as well. Paul played a pivotal role in expanding Christianity beyond its border of the Palestinian region, and instituted the equality of Christian religion by writing and advocating the gospel of free grace, in which everyone receives eternal life the moment one bel...   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Jesus]

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My Scholarship And Research Contributions

- This section contains a statement of how my scholarship and research contributions are integrated into my teaching. As clinical faculty, I am able to bridge a gap that often exists between research and clinical practice. As my supporting materials will demonstrate, I have been successful in translating knowledge to both my students at Cleveland State University through innovative teaching, research and informal service learning initiatives, as well as to my community colleagues through presentations at regional and national conferences as well as the provision of continuing education opportunities....   [tags: Physical therapy]

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Johannes Kepler: Contributions to Science

- Early life Kepler was born on December 27, 1571 (Bellis, March 5, 2014). He was a very sickly child and his parents were very poor. At a young age Johannes suffered from smallpox, crippled hands, and eyesight permanently weakened ( There was no information found on the severity of his eyesight. His illnesses and eyesight deficiency does propose a question of what if he was living today with our new and advanced technology with eyeglasses, medication, and surgery. What more, he also suffered from the lost his father at the age of four and his mother being accused of witchcraft....   [tags: astronomy, physics history]

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Aristotle 's Contributions On Mathematics

- 6.1 Mathematical Objects and Truths Even though Aristotle’s contributions to mathematics are significantly important and lay a strong foundation in the study and view of the science, it is imperative to mention that Aristotle, in actuality, “never devoted a treatise to philosophy of mathematics” [5]. As aforementioned, even his books never truly leaned toward a specific philosophy on mathematics, but rather a form or manner in which to attempt to understand mathematics through certain truths. To better attempt to understand Aristotle’s view on mathematical truths, further inquiry will be made in regards to a fictionalist versus a literalist view point of mathematical objects....   [tags: Mathematics, Logic, Philosophy of mathematics]

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Contributions of Sociologists to Society

- Sociology is a term defined as the study of society. Sociologists are interested in studying cultures, researching groups, learning about their belief systems and how people communicate with one another. They mostly focus on industrialized societies. Auguste Comte truly contributed to sociology as the founder of sociology. Along came many other sociologists such as, George Herbert Mead, Jane Adams and W.E.B. Du Bois. Each individual showed great interest in their career which led them to contribute and be a part of history....   [tags: Sociology ]

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The Contributions of Emile Durkheim

- Sociology is the study of the structure of groups, organizations, and societies, and how individuals interact within these environments. Sociology at one time was not a respectable or well-known field of study until Emile Durkheim, a college professor, made sociology a part of the French college curriculum. Durkheim is regarded as one of the founders of sociology. He introduced sociology as a branch of learning separate from other sciences by declaring that sociologists must examine specific characteristics of group life....   [tags: Sociology]

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Swedish American Contributions to Chicago

- This essay is based on my recent visit to The Swedish American Museum located in the Andersonville community at 5211 S. Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois. In the 1850s the area was considered to be north of Foster and east of Clark was a large cherry orchard, and families had only begun to move into the fringes of what is now Andersonville. Swedish immigrants continued to arrive in Andersonville throughout the beginning of the 20th century. The Swedish American Museum was founded in 1976, by Kurt Mathiasson, as a grassroots effort to preserve and disseminate the history of the great contributions of early Swedish immigrants to Chicago....   [tags: Museum, Reflection, Cultural Visit]

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Gustav Klimt's Contributions to Art

- Literacy Research Paper: Gustav Klimt Gustav Klimt was born in Baumgarten near Vienna in Ausrtia-Hungary on July 14, 1862(Eva Di Stefano pg. 20) and passed away on February 6, 1918. Gustav was the second of seven children which included three boys and four girls. Klimt's mother, Anna Klimt aspired to be a musical performer(Lisa Florman). Gustav's father, Ernst Klimt was formerly from Bohemia, was a gold engraver. Gustav was an Austrian symbolist painter and was one of the major members of the Vienna Secession movement....   [tags: paintings, marriage, Vienna ]

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Online Journalism And Its Contributions

- In the space of a decade, online journalism has become extremely important to people’s lives, which in some cases has lead to the decline in print news altogether. With the rise of citizen journalism, some may think that the quality of digital journalism has also declined. In this essay, using references from both past and present examples, I will be discussing the current state of online journalism and its contributions to a more critical and diverse form of journalism. I will also look into the growth of citizen journalism and the effects that this has on online journalism....   [tags: Social media, Mass media, Journalism, Twitter]

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Carl Contributions Of Carl Rogers

- Carl Rogers was born and raised in the USA, he was an All-American boy going up except he was raised in a strict fundamentalist religious home. He grew up with conditions placed on his existence that he was only as good as he acted or behaved and the love he would receive may have been determined by this. As a hardworking and faithful young man, his environment was his reality it was all he knew. Carl worked on his family’s farm and became interested in the science of agriculture, while attending school he went on a Christian mission trip to China and this steered his passion to change his education route, and continued his studies at Union theological seminary in New York....   [tags: Psychotherapy, Psychology, Sigmund Freud]

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Erwin Schrödinger's Valuable Contributions

- “We must not wait for things to come, believing that they are decided by destiny. If we want it, we must do something about it.” –Erwin Schrödinger. Erwin Schrödinger was a very influential physicist that made many scientific discoveries involving wave mechanics and various contributions pertaining to quantum theory (“Erwin”). Schrödinger’s life commenced August 12, 1887 in Vienna, Austria, and from there he led a very noteworthy childhood (Abbott 145). Throughout Erwin’s life, he conducted an exponential amount of research, experiments, and scientific discoveries that benefited society (“Stuewer”)....   [tags: Scientists]

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Pythagora's Contributions to Math

- Pythagoras was a mathematician who has influenced the math culture until this day. His studies in math are more noted than his contributions to philosophy as well as religion. Due to the fact Pythagoras lived between roughly 520-495 bc there is very little information about him. In fact his exact birthday and death date are mainly estimations based on other historical events. Whatever we know about him is information learned after his death. Most of his writings were not published so we do not have many of his personal notes....   [tags: ancient Greek mathematicians]

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Euclid's Contributions to Geometry

- Geometry, which etymologically means the measurement of the earth in Greek, is a mathematical concept that deals with points, lines, shapes, and space. It has been developed from pre-historic era with ancient Greeks and Egyptians, and is still used in the area of art, architecture, engineering, geology, and astronomy. In ancient societies, while the ancient mathematicians or philosophers such as Plato, Pythagoras, Thales, and Aristotle expanded the different areas of math, philosophy, and science, Euclid, who is also known as ‘the Father of Geometry,’ has greatly influenced the study of geometry over 2000 years....   [tags: algorithm, lines, elements]

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The Contributions of the Iroquois

- The Contributions of the Iroquois The Native American Indian tribe called the Iroquois contributed greatly toward America. They have many stories about the world, and how things came to be the way they are. They have one story about the creation of the world. They use oral traditional elements in this story which is represented by nature. They also use a romantic aspect, which is represented by God’s and the super natural. In the beginning there were two worlds. The lower world, and the upper world....   [tags: Native Americans Indian Tribes History Essays]

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Contributions to Civilization: The Sumerians, Hebrews, and Egyptians

- Some of the world’s greatest civilizations have advanced and prospered next to the protective embrace of some of the world’s greatest rivers. The Sumerians, Hebrews, and Egyptians all prospered from the great rivers which their mighty civilizations once resided by, earning them the title of river valley civilizations. These now extinct societies were the first true civilizations of the ancient world. These civilizations prospered thanks to their riverine environments and as a result of this prosperity were able to advance skills, pursue knowledge, and develop culture....   [tags: advancements in literature, government, law]

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Beneficial Management Contributions

- Every organization begins with a dream. A dream created by entrepreneurial minds at work. When an organization is put together a person's vision is coming to life. The same vision foreseen in their dreams is becoming a reality. This is amazing but can be very scary as well as there are numerous risks involved that can bring on the worse of out comes; a shattered vision. A valuable key to ensure the vision does not crumble at it's very foundation is management. Management is "the process of working with people and resources to accomplish organizational goals" ( Bateman, and Snell)....   [tags: entrepreneurial, vision, dreams]

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Alexander Hamilton's Contributions

- Alexander Hamilton is one of the Founding Fathers of this Great Country. Of the many Founding Fathers this country has had Hamilton is one of the most debated. The debate over Hamilton is with those who question whether or not Hamilton’s contribution to the Colonies has an negative or positive effect on our Country today. Those like Historian John Steele Gordon and Writer Joyce Appleby weigh in on the discussion of Hamilton and his contribution. Historian John Steetle Gordon argues the Yes argument; he claims Hamilton's guidelines he implemented during his time in power has lead us to the money driving, privately ran, and powerful economy Americans fancy today....   [tags: politician, economy, US Constitution]

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The Contributors and their Contributions to Modern Security

- The Contributors and their Contributions to Modern Security The need for security has been around since the beginning of recorded time. Many came together in an effort to protect themselves and their belongings, from such threats as animals, weather and other humans. This grouping also made it easier to find food and satisfy their need for socialization. They donned weapons, erected walls, built barriers, and made laws, in an attempt to shield themselves from danger and fear. Humans evolved, as did their types of security, weaponry and barriers....   [tags: Papers]

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Contributions Made by the Romans to Western Civilization

- The ancient Romans had many contributions that were important to the western civilization. Some of their contributions include the aqueducts, public baths, markets, and juries. The Romans were also the greatest builders of the ancient western world. They created a legacy that proved to be as dominant as it was long lasting and many roman principles are embodied in their modern instructions. The Romans made varies of contributions to the Western Civilization, but a few are the most important of all....   [tags: Rome, history, Roman influence]

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Theodore Roosevelt and His Contributions to the World

- Theodore Roosevelt was a man that made great contributions to this world. He was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City. He was given the nickname Teddy by his family. His parents were Theodore and Martha Bulloch Roosevelt and he had three brothers and sisters. Their names were Anna, Elliot, and Corinne and they all had nicknames just like Teddy Roosevelt. In 1865 he watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession from his grandfather’s house. He attended Harvard College and graduated in 1880. His father died of stomach cancer before Teddy Roosevelt could graduate from college....   [tags: Theodore Roosevelt, presidents, USA, ]

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Alfred the Great: His Contributions to England

- ... Alfred the Great earned his epithet of “the Great” when he successfully defended his kingdom of Wessex. The defending of the kingdom proved to be anything but easy as the Danish Vikings were some of the most feared people from the eighth to the late eleventh century. The Danes officially invaded in 878, seven years into Alfred’s reign. The surrounding areas of Wessex continued to fall to the Danes and many people of the kingdom started to become wary. However, with only his bodyguard, some followers and an ally, Alfred took to the outskirts of Somerset to perform hit and run raids against the Danes....   [tags: advancement, culture, literature]

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The Contributions And Achievements Of Indigenous Role Models

- INTRODUCTION The contributions and achievements of Indigenous role models continue to make substantial impacts upon our history in areas such as the arts, sport, education, science and more increasingly; the world of Politics. Modern Australia is recognising and celebrating the achievements of Aboriginal people more than ever before, where the social landscape is changing (albeit slowly) as a result. The gradual change of peoples ingrained preconceptions, unfounded ideas and prejudiced notions are being challenged and ultimately transformed....   [tags: Indigenous Australians, Australia]

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Genetic and Environmental Contributions to Substance Abuse

- The question of nature vs. nurture has been the focus of many debates, especially within the discipline of psychological sciences. This paper will examine the views that exist regarding the importance of contributions to the risk of addiction, specifically, genetic (nature) vs. environmental (nurture) contributions through a review of the existing literature. The nature-based view is that expression of addiction (phenotype) is based upon genetic predisposition (genotype). Numerous genetic studies on pedigree have been conducted over the years....   [tags: Drug Abuse Essays]

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Islmaic Achievements and Muslim Contributions and Their Spread

- The Muslim Empire grew to encompass a wide range of territory. Their empire included India, Greece, and Rome in addition to many other places. The Muslims were much more advanced than other nations because of their tolerance of other cultures. This enabled them to adopt many of the developments and innovations of the people whose land they conquered. They were able to attain intelligence at the highest level of the time from a specific area they conquered whose main focus of study was that field....   [tags: Islam]

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Genetics Contributions to Measures of the Family Environment

- Professionals have argued that there are some issues with the methods of behavioural genetics. The articles, “Nature and Nurture: Genetic Contributions to Measures of the Family Environment” and “Differential Association of Family Subsystem Negativity on Siblings’ Maladjustment: Using Behavior Genetic Methods to Test Process Theory,” contain the use of the behavioural genetic viewpoint. Professionals have argued that there are a number of weaknesses in using the behavioural genetic model involved in twin, adoption, and family studies, among which are have to do with researchers and readers' interpretations of analyses, results and discussions (Richardson & Norgate, 2006; Lerner, 2006)....   [tags: nature and nurture, behavioral genetic, genetics]

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The Security Environment And Contributions Of All Instruments

- DLA1. Understand the security environment and contributions of all instruments if national power (JLO 2a) The military tool is controlled and managed the conflicts in ancient times. It has led the emergence of conflicts between communities, which the results were disastrous and did not impact only on the battlefield, but also extended far beyond that. Military actions destroy crops, livestock, and properties and it also caused uncounted damages to the environment and destroy the infrastructure of States....   [tags: George W. Bush, President of the United States]

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The Contributions Of Augustus Caesar, And Emperor Constantine

- Pericles, Augustus Caesar, and Emperor Constantine were all great influences during their time. So once they were all deceased and were brought together in the afterlife, there were always great stories and discussions of their time on earth and all that was accomplished by not only them, but by their culture as a whole. One time, before their most notable argument, Augustus Caesar briefly stated that it was a “blessing and a curse to be associated with the Roman culture because even as the most important contributor to art and architecture in the Western world”, his time as an emperor was actually very stressful and long winded....   [tags: Roman Empire, Ancient Rome, Roman Emperor, Rome]

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Muhammad Iqbal's Works and Poetic Contributions

- ... Iqbal wasn’t only known for his poetry but also known for his strong opinion towards politics. Most of Iqbals poetry was written in a religious perspective. He was invited to give a speech in Cambridge University where he expressed what he truly believes in and advising students to stick to their faith. He said: "I would like to offer a few pieces of advice to the young men who are at present studying at Cambridge ... I advise you to guard against atheism and materialism. The biggest blunder made by Europe was the separation of Church and State....   [tags: muslim, religion, faith]

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Léon Theremin's Contributions to Music and Society

- To start, Léon Theremin, originally known as, Lev Sergeyevich Termen, was a very influential Russian inventor throughout human history. He is most popular for his invention of the Theremin, one of the very first electronic musical instruments ever made. In addition, Léon Theremin is the inventor of a plethora of other inventions, some including the burglar alarm, the Great Seal bug, and the Terpsitone. There are innumerable interesting things that can be said about this innovative person. Without him, society wouldn’t experience, or enjoy the things we have, the same....   [tags: Biography ]

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Pythagoras and His Contributions to Modern Mathematics

- Pythagoras is truly a man unlike any other throughout history. Perhaps his greatest achievements are within the realm of mathematics; with his greatest known theory being the Pythagorean Theorem. His theory is so well known that even today it peaks the interests of many mathematicians, with more than 400 proofs being spawned off of his original theorem. Though his theorem is common knowledge in this modern age, his life still remains a mystery to most, similar to most pre-Socratic philosophers....   [tags: Mathematics, Biography, Pythagorean Theorem]

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Historical Contributions Of The Greco Roman Ages

- It is no simple task to pinpoint the most important contributions of the Greco Roman ages towards the later Western Roman culture of the Renaissance. Almost every aspect was influenced or supported by another. Despite this, there is a particular concept that has continually served as a core contributor: religion. From the time of early Greece and Rome, around 2500-500 BC, humans have considered religion to be not only an explanation of how life was created, but also a guide on how to live life....   [tags: Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, Renaissance]

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Miles Davis ' Personal Life And Contributions

- My research paper is about Miles Davis’ personal life and his contributions to jazz. Miles Davis played a major role in the expansion in jazz with his music that he had produced. Davis helped produce and expand the different genres of jazz as well as train young talented musicians into successful artists in the field of jazz today. Davis not only shaped jazz into different forms and styles, but he also introduced jazz music to music listeners who were not a fan of jazz. From an early childhood, Davis was already interested in music and ready to help change the world of jazz....   [tags: Jazz, Miles Davis, Bebop, John Coltrane]

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United States Military And Financial Contributions

- The UN also poses a challenge to sovereignty through the obligations required of its members. Firstly, each member is required to make both military and financial contributions in order to allow the UN to function more effectively. By making this contribution a requirement instead of an option, the UN gains partial control over the economic and military sovereignty of its members. In reality, this poses little challenge to sovereignty as membership in the UN is freely entered into by states. The same can be said about international laws and norms- a “norm” being an international standard generally adhered to by the majority of states- implemented by the UN....   [tags: United Nations, United Nations Security Council]

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The Main Contributions from Greek Society

- ... The first two Greek civilizations were the Minoan civilization and the Mycenaean civilization. The Minoan civilization was the Island of Crete. This civilization was a very peaceful one surrounded by water. It was advanced in the fields of architecture, art, and indoor plumbing. It had no military fortification, with not too many weapons. No one knows why it disappeared. The Mycenaean civilization arouse on the Greek mainland. The inhabitants of this were not natives of Greece. Advancement is a general term describing the discoveries and practices within Ancient Greece that are still used in some form today....   [tags: politics, government, women]

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Larry Ellison's Contributions to Computer Technology

- Abstract Larry Ellison is among the top names in the computer industry. He has been fiercely competitive with Bill Gates over the years. That competitive nature may very well be the driving force behind some of his contributions to the world of computer technology. Childhood and Education It is important to understand the background and education of Larry Ellison in order to understand what drives and motivates him in his adult life. Ellison was not a child of privilege. He did not grow up with parents who were scientists or pushed him to excel....   [tags: Technology]

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Influence of the Muslims in the Abbasid Caliphate

- ... One of the amazing things about these hospitals was that “the hospitals were largely secular institutions, many of them open to all, male and female, civilian and military, adult and child, rich and poor, Muslims and non-Muslims.” [NIH, 2011] These hospitals also served as asylums, areas for medical treatment, a convalescent home for those recovering from illness and injury, and a nursing home for the elderly that had no family to care for them. Every major city in the Islamic world had hospitals, some of them for teaching, and many of them specialized for particular diseases, including mental and emotional....   [tags: contributions to the sciences]

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John B. Watson & Behavioral Psychology Part 2

- Contributions to Psychology During the zeitgeist of Watson’s early career, the focus of psychology was on the analysis of the conscious mind. During the late 1800’s, Sigmund Freud, a leader in psychology at the time, had proposed theories of psychology that focused on the conscious and unconscious mind. He explained behavior as a response to the desires of our unconscious and conscious minds, implying that individuals did not have much control over their behaviors or thoughts. In the early 1900’s, during Watson’s career, the country was recovering from the First World War....   [tags: zeitgeist, contributions]

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Contributions to America

- Contributions to America Early American society was comprised of many different elements. The biggest contributions to the society was the American Indians, Africans, and, of course, the English, the biggest of the three. Their relationship together was far different than what we have today. You wouldn’t just see some African and view him as just another American. It also didn’t have a triangular connection, where everyone interacted in some way with everyone else. Instead it was more along the lines of the Africans relationship with the English, and the Indians relationship with the English, not the Africans and Indians relationship together....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Media and Political Campaigns

- Brief Introductory Summary It has long been said that the media has the potential to make a candidate known as well as make a well known candidate become unpopular by giving either more media coverage or media blackout. It is interesting to see just how the media can play with people’s psychology and influence their decisions to a great length. In this issue paper, the learner investigates the contribution that the media has on political campaigns. The major issue under concern in this paper is the extent of media coverage that is accorded to particular candidates....   [tags: Contributions, Extent]

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Biography of Dmitri Mendeleev

- Dmitri Mendeleev is a Russian chemist and professor who is the originator of the first Periodic Table. Dmitri is the father of the Periodic Table and the Periodic Law. He industrialized the modern and past ideas of general chemistry and revolutionized the area of science forever. Dmitri is also notorious for his textbook called,” The Principles of Chemistry”. He created this book to teach his classes in his later years of instruction. Mendeleev received his Master’s Degree in Organic chemistry and acquired his first Professorship at the Technological Institute in St....   [tags: contributions to chemistry]

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The Contributions of Blacks to the Arts

- The Contributions of Blacks to the Arts The Contibutions of Black Americans to the Arts “… Without a continuous bond uniting men, without a continuous current of shared thought, … there could be no living worthy of being called human.” Richard Wright spoke these words in his autobiography Black Boy. He, as well as many other black Americans have displayed exmplemtory talent in the arts. As a matter of fact, blacks have contributed their talents to the arts, for many years, especially in the areas of painting, literature, and music....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Role and Contributions of Prospero to The Tempest

- The Role and Contributions of Prospero to The Tempest Prospero is the main character in the play. Through out the play, all events are centred on him, as he is the protagonist. He is the conductor of every character and every event that happens throughout the play and is able to relate his ambitions to each and every character in the play. The main ideas of the play are developed through the character of Prospero in many dimensions. In other words, as the play develops, its main ideas are made evident through the character of Prospero....   [tags: Papers]

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Behaviorism and Fundamental Psychologists and Their Contributions

- Behaviorism and Fundamental Psychologists and Their Contributions The study of Behaviorism dates can be traced back to the classical Greek philosophers, and goes into the nineteenth and twentieth-century psychology. Below is a list of fundamental psychologists and their contributions. * Greeks Philosophers and psychologists have been intrigued with the human thought process for thousands of years, with one of the first being the Greek philosopher Aristotle. He presented some of the first operational methods in how human learning and memory are formed....   [tags: Papers]

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Contributions to Western Civilization Made by Ancient Greece and Rome

- The ancient Greeks and Romans were perhaps two of the greatest civilizations of the ancient world. These two civilizations thrived in their ancient environments which eventually led to a vast amount of prosperity within these two cultures. It is because of this prosperity that these ancient cultures were able to make a variety of advancements in literature, architecture, art and a variety of other fields. These two civilizations also produced some of the ancient world’s greatest writers, leaders, and philosophers....   [tags: literature, philosophy, democracy]

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The Contributions of Ancient Civilizations to History

- What contributions did near eastern civilizations make to history. New ideas and inventions of Pre History man were important, but how they evolved and led to new and more complex ideas and inventions is imperative to history. Over time these advancements brought people into a more efficient living environment, making for higher population and spread of cultural, political, economic, and social ideals over large geographical areas. What we know about the people before written records is limited to what artifacts and artwork we find....   [tags: European History]

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Theoretical And Empirical Contributions Of Entrepreneurship Development Literature

- Conclusion of Theoretical and Empirical Contributions By looking at entrepreneurship development literature, there are four main approaches differ in their methodological and conceptual outlooks, they share a common belief that certain attributes exist outside the boundaries of a firm but within a region that contribute to the competitiveness of a new venture that emphasis the important role of existing ecosystem of entrepreneurship. These include work on cluster (Delgado et al., 2010; Marshall, 1920; Porter, 2000), innovative systems (Cooke et al., 1997; Fritsch, 2001), economic geography (Feldman, 2001, 2001; Malecki, 1997), social capital (Westlund & Bolton, 2003), and networks (Sorenson...   [tags: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneur, Saudi Arabia]

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The Contributions of the Texas Navy

- The Contributions of the Texas Navy During the period of 1839 to 1846 in Texas history, the infant Republic built and powered a small force of naval vessels against the new nation of Mexico. As with the majority of all wars, navies are never the main military power that settles the conflict but are the strongest of contributors (Wells 2.) This occurred in the Texas War of Independence, where the Texas Navy has little indication in text but was an important asset to the victory. Reasons for such an asset being overlooked are based upon the notable actions that took place ashore in the heroic defense of the Alamo and the victorious battle of San Jacinto lead by the Commander in Chief of the T...   [tags: Papers]

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African American Contributions in Science

- African American Contributions in Science            Throughout American history many African Americans have been overlooked in the field of science. Some powerful minds and great inventors haven’t been re-introduced to new generations. African Americans have contributed a great deal to the advancements of our country and one of the major fields they have made contributions to is in the field of science. Many successful African Americans have been overshadowed by their Caucasian counterparts. More of our children should be aware of these great historians....   [tags: Science African Americans Scientists Essays]

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Wolfgang Kohler's Contributions to Learning

- Wolfgang Kohler's Contributions to Learning Learning affects an individual's behavior through cognition in many ways. One of the most obvious ways is the acquiring of a skill. Kohler, a Gestaltist, was a believer in the value of perception and insight in terms of our cognition and how we are more than our behavior… that we actually have mental processes that govern our capacity to solve problems and make decisions in regards to learning and behavior. Kohler performed many experiments with chimpanzees to assist his theory about perception and insight....   [tags: Papers]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- "Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in sight; God said, ' let Newton be', and all was light."-- Alexander Pope “Our society depends upon science, and yet to many of us what scientists do is a mystery” (Hall, 1992, p. XI). Sir Isaac Newton, English mathematician and physicist, was considered one of the greatest scientists in history. Without Newton’s contributions, the world would not be the same: modern technology such as computers and televisions would not exist; space and many others things would not have been explored....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Biography]

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Film Contributions of the Sixties

- Film Contributions of the Sixties Beginning roughly with the release of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Loved the Bomb in 1964, and continuing for about the next decade, the “Sixties” era of filmmaking made many lasting impressions on the motion picture industry. Although editing and pacing styles varied greatly from Martin Scorcesse’s hyperactive pace, to Kubrick’s slow methodical pace, there were many uniform contributions made by some of the era’s seminal directors....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Sir Isaac Newton is considered by many people to be the greatest scientist that ever lived. He made key fundamental contributions to mathematics and physics. His revolutionary advances in math, optics, physics, and astronomy are bases for the principles we use today. A little known fact about Newton's legacy is that if you look in an encyclopedia of science, it will reveal at least 2 to 3 times more references to Newton than any other individual scientist. Newton was born on Christmas Day, 1642 in Woolsthorpe, England....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Essays]

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Plato and Aristotle: Their Contributions to the Development of Western Philosophy

- The philosophies of Plato and Aristotle and their contributions to the development of western philosophy. Plato was a classical Greek philosopher and one of the top 5 contributors to Western philosophy, educator after his mentor, Socrates and teacher of Aristotle. His sophistication as a writer started while under the tutelage of Socrates, continued through his establishing of his own academy, (The Academy of Athens which has been labeled as the first institution of higher learning in the Western World) and throughout his many years as an open minded author....   [tags: Plato and Aristotle Essays]

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Indigenous Economic, Philosophical, and Innovative Contributions to Canadian Society

- Many individuals still harbor attitudes of racism towards Indigenous People, forcing them into the margins of society. They are painted in a negative light, instead of being recognized for their achievements. Indigenous Peoples have made major contributions to the economy of Canada, in addition to sharing their beliefs and inventions. Aboriginal people are not acknowledged for their substantial contributions to Canadian society, at least not to the degree that is deserved. There is a fair amount of qualitative research written about Indigenous Peoples, so why have their efforts not received merit....   [tags: indigenous people, Canada, economy]

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Early Contributions of Ancient Empires

- Early Contributions of Ancient Empires At various times between the fifth and seventeenth centuries, civilizations developed and produced significant contributions in the areas of political systems and leadership, economic and technological developments, social structures, and the intellectual life, specifically art, music, literature, science, philosophy, and religion. The Ottomans drew strength from their origins as ghazis. The ghazi principle fueled their urge for conquest and then helped them to structure their developing society....   [tags: Papers]

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The Contributions of Isaac Newton

- Isaac Newton was born in 1643 in the town of Woolsthorpe, England. As a child and young adult, Newton showed signs of brilliance by inventing many things, such as a windmill powered by a treadmill run by a mouse. When Newton was 17 his mother called him from his studies in a neighboring town to come help on the family farm back in Woolsthorpe. After Newton proved himself to be an awful farmer, he returned to his studies and soon entered a University in Cambridge. It was here that he took a serious interest in science....   [tags: Sir Isaac Newton Essays]

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Mathematical Contributions of Blaise Pascal

- Mathematical Contributions of Blaise Pascal Introduction Blaise Pascal was born on June 19, 1623 in Clermont Ferrand. His nationality was french. He died in 1662. He was credited for his imaginative and subtle work in geometry and other branches of mathematics. His work influenced later generations of theologians and philosophers, helping make mathematics what it is today. Blaise Pascal is considered part of the foundation of the very heart of mathematics. History At age 12 he mastered Euclid's Elements....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Islamic Contributions to Medicine: The Making to a Scientific Culture

- During the Middle Ages of Islamic history, eighth century and running until the twelfth century, a change in the way of spiritual thinking and flexible control in government allowed for a responsive advancement in the arts and sciences. Muslim scholars continued the intellectual traditions of the Greeks within the framework of the Islamic religion. “The positive influence of the Islamic faith which fosters learning and knowledge and this greatly contributed to the blossoming of a culture of free inquiry and rational scientific thinking....   [tags: muslim scholars, medicine]

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James Watson and his Contributions DNA and Genetics

- James Watson was born on April 6, 1928 in Chicago Illinois. He was a very gifted and bright child. He is most known for his contributions to DNA and Genetics along with his co-worker Francis Crick. Watson received his B.S. at the University of Chicago and received a Ph.D. from Indiana University. Watson also worked at the University of Cambridge's Cavendish Laboratory in England. This was where he first met Francis Crick. (Bagley). As a child, his favorite question was “why?” and simple answers did not suffice....   [tags: biography, human genome project]

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