Category: History Middle East

<p>Writers of feature articles may be asked why they write about such pressing issues. Felicity Arbuthnot, the writer of "Dying of shame" in the Jan/Feb ‘98 edition of the New Nationalist, may answer with the response that she feels, as a writer the responsibility of bringing these issues to the attention of a world wide audience. If so, she succeded. Her above mentioned article explores…

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<p>Glen Gemeniano</p> <p>COM100</p> <p>12-1-98</p> <p>Persuasive rebuttal speech</p> <p>I am refuting my previous speech where I tried to persuade you that the United States didn't need to take military action aganst Iraq, because by doing so we would be imposing our value system upon them. I felt I needed to refute my previous speech, because It is important to understand the whole situation before drawing a…

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<p>Analysis</p> <p>Back before the 70 s oil from the Middle East was very cheep, and in North America, it was about $4 a barrel. But then, the leaders of the Middle East discovered that everyone needed their oil, so they formed OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries). Practically overnight, they jacked up the prices of oil by limiting the supply. This was the first oil…

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<p>On August 2nd, 1990 the first Iraqi tanks crossed into Kuwait, as part of an invasion that marked the start of a six-month conflict between the United States and Iraq. These tanks were ordered to invade Kuwait by Saddam Hussein, the ruthless dictator of Iraq. The Iraqi troops took money from Kuwaiti businesses and brutalized Kuwaiti civilians. Saudi Arabia began to fear that they may…

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<p>Leonardo da Pisa, or more commonly known as Fibonacci , was born in Pisa, Italy in 1175. He was the son of Guilielmo Bonacci, a secretary of the Republic of Pisa. His father was only a secretary, so he was often sent to do work in Pisan trading colonies. He did this for many years until 1192. In 1192, Bonacci got a permanent job as…

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Islam term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

<p>Islam means, "surrender to god" and believers in Islam are called Muslims, or "those who surrender". They worship Allah, an Arabic term that means "the God" (al-El). The Islamic house of worship is a mosque. Unlike Jews and Christians, Muslims do not have a Sabbath, but many Muslims gather in mosques on Friday afternoon for prayers.</p> <p>Muslims believe that Muhammad was the last of a…

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<p>ROMAN GLADIATORS</p> <p>In most peoples opinion the Roman gladiator games were gruesome and would not be permitted in our society today. However the sport was ever so popular in Rome where it was considered the main sport and socail event. It was performed in a giant stadium were people all over Rome would come to see</p> <p>It took ten years and a lot of money,…

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<p>The Persian Gulf War</p> <p>The Persian Gulf War, also known as Operation Desert Storm, was a war that separated good versus evil and what s right from wrong. It was the war that put the greedy and totalitarian Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein versus the American President George Bush. It was the 1st major international conflict since the end of the Cold War years earlier. The…

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<p>Since the United States is one of the last remaining super powersof the world, we have the obligation to maintain and support good relations with the smaller and weaker nations throughout the world. We should take full advantage of thisauthority in severaldifferent ways. First the U.S. must focus on investing and trading withthose nations whohave yet to become economic powers; second, we must implement a…

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<p>Muslim Arabs all along have absorbed cultures form different territories they took over like the Roman Empire and Persian Empire. It would be good to mention that this civilization achieved many goals during their existence mainly in the topics of mathematics and astronomy. All in all the empire lasted from about 750 to 1258 A.D. Let us go through their history.</p> <p>The Arabs had expanded…

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