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    Mosaddeq's Nationalization of Oil in Iran

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    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...

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    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

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    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

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    Surface Tension

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    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

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    The American Legal System

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    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

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    Analysis of Guy de Maupassant's Two Friends

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    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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    Cuba's Judical System

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    “National Assembly of People.” The free encyclopedia. Wikipedia Online. Wikipedia Encyclopedia, 2011. April. 15. 2011. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Assembly_of_People%27s_Power 4. "Platt Amendment." Encyclopedia Britannica. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, 2011. Web. 22 Apr. 2011. . 5. Regale, Robert M., and John D. Hewitt. "Around the Globe; Crime and Due Process in Cuba." Exploring Criminal Justice: the Essentials. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett, 2010. 38. Print

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    St. Valentine." Christianity.com. Salem Web Network, May 2007. Web. 28 Mar. 2014. Henderson, Helene. “Valentine’s Day.” Holiday Symbols and Customs. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, 2010. Print. “Valentine’s Day.” Encyclopaedia Britannica. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online. Encyclopædia Britannica Inc., 2014. Web. Mar. 2014.

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    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

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    The Events of 1937

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    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

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