Iran's 1951 nationalization of its oil industry. The Korean War was ending, and the Viet Minh guerrillas were harassing the French colonial regime in Vietnam. Five days before the coup in Iran, the Soviet Union tested its first hydrogen bomb (Encyclopaedia Britannica). According to Daniel Ellsberg in his book Papers on the War (1972), after 1949, no U.S. president could politically afford to be in power while another major country "went Communist" (dictating that they take actions to f...
examine the individual’s responsibility to the justice system and how it affects the group as a whole. Through the fates of Lurie and Raskolnikov, Dostoevsky and Coetzee make self-policing the most important factor in societal justice. Encyclopedia Britannica Defines Justice as the concept of a proper proportion between a person’s deserts (what is merited) and the good and bad things that befall or are allotted to him or her. There is a duality to the idea of justice because it acts as a reward and a
excessive amounts of attention. Critics raved over The Grapes of Wrath, and within a year of its publication Steinbeck was awarded a Pulitzer Prize. He also won a National Book Award and the Nobel Prize in literature during his career (Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition). John Steinbeck was not the only influential writer of the 1930s; Robert Frost was also a dominant world figure that had a phenomenal impact on literature. Frost was one of the world’s most reputable poets of his time. He
Surface Tension My problem was to find out how to test or measure surface tension. I think the reason of some of the force in surface tension is cohesion and gravity. Surface Tension is the condition existing at the free surface of a liquid, resembling the properties of an elastic skin under tension. The tension is the result of intermolecular forces exerting an unbalanced inward pull on the individual surface molecules; this is reflected in the considerable curvature at those edges where the liquid
the building cons... ... middle of paper ... ... Dublin: The City within the Grand and Royal Canals and the Circular Road with the Phoenix Park. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 2005. Print. "clerestory." Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2013. Web. 08 Dec. 2013. . Dent, Craig, and Brian Meyers. "Maritime Theater." Dartmouth Foreign Study Program in Rome 2005. Dartmouth College, 24 Oct. 2005. Web. 2 Dec. 2013. . Pevsner, Nikolaus
To become certified, one must pass an exam that is proctored by state officials. Lay judges and many professional judges are elected to their position by t... ... middle of paper ... ... “judge.” Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., 2014. Web. 16 Apr. 2014. . “Minimum Qualifications for Public Office”state.al.us. 1 Jan 2013. Office of the Secretary of State. 20 March 2014. “Qualifications of Judges”.alabama.gov. Alabama State
Maupassant is “by general agreement the greatest French short-story writer” (“Guy de Maupassant”). Works Cited “Ems telegram.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., n.d. Web. 31 Jan. 2014. “Franco-Prussian War.” HowStuffWorks. Discovery Communications, n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2014. “Guy de Maupassant.” Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc., n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2014. Maupassant, Guy de. “Two Friends.” The Literature Network. Jalic Inc., n.d. Web. 22 Jan. 2014
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prevent inaccuracies on their website. Wikipedia pages nowadays indicate the sources of information. Moreover, Wikipedia pages are checked on inaccuracies. Furthermore, Wikipedia is more up-to-date than any encyclopaedia in book form. Additionally, Wikipedia covers more topics than a regular encyclopaedia. Wikipedia is therefore a useful source of information. First of all, Wikipedia articles include a works cited list with the sources. At the end of every web page is a reference list. The page about London
arrival of european settlement later on in time. Firstly addressing what is considered oral tradition and then addressing what, who or where is Hawaiki we can identify the significance Hawaiki holds in oral tradition. Oral traditions are by the Encyclopaedia Britannica definition ‘the lore (traditional knowledge and beliefs) of cultures having no written language. It is transmitted by word of mouth as does literature, of both prose and songs, myths, dramas, rituals, proverbs, riddles and the like. Nearly
oats so did return from Asia and have cultivated for 2,000 years in different regions all over the world, nevertheless it has also been abundant herbage to today’s world. Works Cited The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica. "Oats (grain)." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2014. "Healthy Oats." Delicious. Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2014. "History of the American West." History. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2014. Mathioli, Pietro Andrea. "Health Benefits
Throughout some of America’s most historic events, there was always one person who the people tuned into everyday to hear the news. Through his modesty and dedication in delivering the news, Walter Cronkite, was dubbed the “most trusted man in America,” in a 1972 Oliver Quayle poll. After beating the President, Vice President, U.S. Senate, and House of Representatives, and all other journalists, during one of America’s most troubling times, Americans believed he “would not knowingly deceive them
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interfere with exports through taxes and penalties. (Encyclopaedia Britannica). Capitalists believe in individual abilities, individual strength, and unnamable rights. Americans are taught that they have rights, that they are entitled to this, and that with hard work, they too can achieve a... ... middle of paper ... ...ww.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/93927/capitalism>. Encyclopaedia Britannica. "free trade". Ed. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. 2013. Web. . Mackey, John and Raj Sisodia. ""Conscious
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Imagine you are Hitler. You are walking up the steps of a building towering high above you: the art school you so badly want to attend. Your hopes are high, and with drawings in hand, you push open the doors of the building and walk in, breathing in the slight scent of paint. The almost absolute silence is different from the busy noises on the streets outside. You quietly hand your folder of artwork to a menacing looking woman sitting behind a desk. She takes it from your slightly shaking hand, and
Alfred was only 6 years old. In 1820 Alfred returned home and under his father’s teachings he became a promising writer who, before his teens, had already composed in the styles of Alexander Pope, Sir Walter Scott, and John Milton (Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition, 1). When he was 13 years old, his father’s health started to deteriorate, which led to unhappiness at home and a feeling of depression in young Alfred; but he kept writing. Alfred attended Trinity College at Cambridge, where
” TED. Oct. 2013. Lecture. 10 Nov. 2013. Brown, Theodore L., et al. “Chemistry: The Central Science.” 12th Ed. Pearson Prentice Hall. 2012. Print. 10 Nov. 2013. "magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)." Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online Academic Edition. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2013. Web. 10 Nov. 2013.