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30 Jul 2022

The European Union and its International Role - Towards a European Federation? (From the European Conference in The Hague to the Rome Treaties, 1948-1957)

Course material - 6 pages - Modern history

Already during the war, many Resistance groups asked themselves how to stop the cycle of recurring European wars. After 1945, many groups and associations suggested going back to the European ideas of the 20s, which included the concept of a European Union (Briand Plan of 1930). They...

08 Aug 2022

The United States and the World: The US and the Cold War (1945-1980)

Course material - 5 pages - Modern history

The goal of this document is to stress the main thrust of American strategy in the Cold War in order to understand the legacy of the Cold War on American foreign policy today. The main structures of US foreign policy and foreign policy establishment and instruments, still in place today, were...

26 Jul 2022
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The Cold War (1947-1991)

Course material - 3 pages - Modern history

The expression used for the first time in 1947 and popularized by the journalist Walter Lippmann is the name given to the international relationships between 1947 and 1991. It was a military and ideological conflict concerning every aspect (economy, ideology, propaganda, science, conquest of...

07 Jul 2009
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John Marshall and Mercy Otis Warren

Thesis - 12 pages - Literature

Though John Marshall and Mercy Otis Warren shared little ideological ground when it came to politics, they did come together in their respective revolutionary histories to condemn the treason of Benedict Arnold. During the war, the treason stirred up a good deal of emotionalism; the United...

25 Sep 2008
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Comprehensive protection plan

Essay - 6 pages - Sociology

Threats against personal security take many forms: civil unrest, environmental threats, targeted attacks by stalkers or individuals with personal grudges, or terrorism. Though security threats are essentially chaotic, security plans must be comprehensive and based in a thorough...

01 Feb 2014
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Economic and commercial consideration in the American foreign policy

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

The American imperialism began about 100 years ago, in 1890, with the end of the Frontier, an imaginary line that separated civilization from wilderness and that was constantly moving towards west. When the whole territory was conquered, it was like a shock in American mentality and it actually...

09 May 2009
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Coca Cola ads since its creation (period 1938-1952)

Thesis - 8 pages - Services marketing

Nowadays, Coca-Cola company is still a dream. This 1889's company, worldwide, well-know, survived and moreover it is still developing its products to increase of course its markets shares and its sales. Coca-Cola is a model for entrepreneurship because for its capacity to survive, to be worldwide...

29 Sep 2010
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The period from 1948 to 1953 was a phase of high intensity in Cold War history and decisively shaped the future of the European continent. Analyse the events in Europe in this period and their meaning for European integration.

Essay - 3 pages - Modern history

After World War II, Europe was destroyed and two superpowers emerged; the United States and the USSR. The United States was the only state to have the atomic bomb and used the massive weapon against Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan, and the USSR was important because of the fight against Nazi...

18 Dec 2008
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Harry S. Truman: The man from Missouri

Essay - 5 pages - Journalism

In the fifty-three years since his presidency, the nation has truly had time to reflect, and Harry S. Truman has now been elevated to the pantheon of ‘great' Presidents of the United States. Hailing from humble roots in the heartland of Missouri, Truman guided the nation through some of the...

18 Jun 2010
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The economic development of the world since 1945

Thesis - 8 pages - Economy general

Since 1945, the world has experienced a period of growth which, although slowed down since 1973, has nevertheless continued until today. However, the size, pace and character of this growth has changed over a period of time and is different for different countries. What factors explain this...

01 Feb 2014
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Why has the historical development of the EU been so uneven? - published: 29/09/2010

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

On the 28th of March 2001, Lionel Jospin, the French Prime Minister made an interesting declaration: 'Europe is more than a market. It stands for a model of society that has grown historically.' . This statement refers to the development of the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) in...

17 May 2009
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Economic consequences of the last European union enlargement

Thesis - 20 pages - Economy general

The idea of a united Europe was once just a dream in the minds of philosophers and visionaries. Already in 1620, the Duke of Sully imagined "a body politics of all the States of Europe which could produce between its members an unalterable peace and a perpetual trade". In The 19th Century, Victor...

11 Aug 2010
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The middle finger that is Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove"

Thesis - 5 pages - Literature

By the time Churchill dropped the iron curtain across Europe, America was giving up on the idea of a cooperative relationship with the Soviet Union. Foreign policy was being dictated by such blatant anti-communist and anti-Russian works as the Truman Doctrine, the Marshall Plan, as...

27 Jan 2011
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Germany in the middle of international relations of 1945 to 1990

Essay - 4 pages - Modern history

On February 11, 1945, at the Yalta conference, even before its capitulation was signed, Germany was aware of its defeat against its counterparts. The Allies, the United States, Great Britain, the USSR and France, united for the occasion against the common enemy, Nazism, decided that if they won,...

13 Jul 2008
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Does the origins of the Cold War lie in the politics of the Second World War?

Essay - 4 pages - International relations

Although the first half of the twentieth century had been more hectic because of the frequent battles of the opposing powers in the two world wars, the second half of the century, the decades of the Cold War can be characterised as more tense because of the lack of direct clashes between the two...

10 Jan 2011
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International relations from 1944 to 1946

Thesis - 3 pages - Modern history

In 1944, the world entered its sixth year of conflict. Thus, the desire for peace and reconstruction could be felt increasingly in international relations. And so, the leaders of major powers in this period of history, such as the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR),...

22 Nov 2012
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Cold War essay: Why did the Cold War begin in Europe (1945-1949)?

Case study - 1 pages - Political science

Following the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917, Vladimir Lenin caused the West to mistrust Russia: he abandoned WWI with the Brest-Litovsk Treaty, reneged on all debts of the Tsar, privatized industry, and established the Cominterm. Communism, the guiding principle of the USSR, was incompatible with...

27 Aug 2014
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Miscommunication during and after attack of Pearl Harbor

Case study - 3 pages - Educational studies

The foundation of the attack of the Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7, 1941. The information in this paper discusses the lack of communication during and after the attack of Pearl Harbor. Details such as communications from Washington D.C. to Pearl Harbor conflicts in communication, and the...

26 Jun 2012
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Examination of the influence of religion in society

Essay - 6 pages - Political science

Throughout history, religious values and groups have had a dramatic influence in human societies. In this respect, it is important to consider the social-political role of a number of religious organizations like Christian churches in places like Europe. Without a doubt, Christianity has been the...

24 May 2012
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Analysis of the Days Inn Worldwide Franchise Program

Case study - 2 pages - Management

Days Inn is an American motel chain that was founded in 1970. Part of the Wyndham Hotel Group, the main aim of the chain is to provide good accommodation at the best possible price. Days Inns motels are not only situated in America. There are Days Inns in other countries such as Argentina,...

09 Dec 2008
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The battle of Stalingrad 1942-1943

Essay - 9 pages - Modern history

The year is 1942. Nazi gains in the Soviet Union and North Africa have brought the Allies to the verge of destruction, while Japan continues to conquer island after island in the Pacific. Even Australia is in full panic mode, as occupied New Guinea seems likely to serve as the staging point for...

24 May 2012
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In defense of my faith: Christianity

Tutorials/exercises - 4 pages - Literature

Christianity was originally a Judaist social movement that emerged in the Middle East over 2000 years ago. It originated in Jerusalem at the time of the Roman population. After the death of the founder of the religion, Jesus Christ, the movement started to spread to preaching of the apostle...

29 Sep 2010
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Evaluate the Importance of the Supreme Court in the US Political System: In What Ways Is It a Political Actor?

Essay - 5 pages - Constitutional law

The Supreme Court, the highest court in the American judicial system, is one of the three branches of the US national government. In 1803, a mechanism was put in place to ensure that governmental officials and governmental institutions would respect the limitations prescribed in the "Supreme Law...

31 Jul 2008
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Integration of music and literacy

Essay - 6 pages - Social sciences

Enacting the fallacious theory of standard-based education reform, the “No Child Left Behind” act has proven severely detrimental to The United States Education System. The staunch ordinance, forcing the state to impose more standardized tests in order to receive necessary federal...

16 Jan 2009
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The civil rights movement

Essay - 5 pages - Social sciences

At the beginning of the 1950's, in the Southern states, fewer than 5% of the prospected black voters were allowed to vote. Shrewd Southern politicians set up new means of perpetuating the black's powerlessness. Ever since it's founding in 1909 as a voluntary interracial organization, the...

05 Mar 2009
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Study and analysis of the impact of implementing ERP solutions on large industries

Thesis - 38 pages - Management

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are the most ambitious, sophisticated use of information technology (IT) by businesses to date. Managers must compare the massive investments of resources and time to be committed to an ERP implementation against the significant benefits that may be...

16 May 2009
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Soft capitalism as related to therapeutic modes of work

Essay - 71 pages - Services marketing

The global village concept has fuelled soft capitalism and the rise of the ethos in this field within organizations. Let us first understand the basis of globalization. While not so different from traditional villages in its desire to engage in a free exchange of ideas, the...

16 Apr 2014
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A study of capital structure performance using EBIT-EPS analysis

Case study - 24 pages - Business strategy

This study is born out of the need to establish the presence of the responsiveness of capital structure performances through EBIT-EPS analysis as performances indicators to turnovers the company's performances, which is measure of leverage, ratios with respect to the company's needs. Capital...

16 May 2009
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Suitable area for Paris to get a French global city region

Thesis - 9 pages - Journalism

As Saskia Sassen well defined it, a global city region is a region that “overlaps the global city” . Today, it can be admitted that Paris has a lot features that make this city close to a “global city”, such as the central corporate functions, and the “highly specialized...

29 Apr 2009
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Capital structure and firm value (13 slides)

Presentation - 13 pages - Finance

Capitalization is a quantitative aspect of financial planning of an enterprise, which refers to the total amount of securities issued by a company. Capital Structure is concerned with the qualitative aspect, which refers to the kinds of securities and the proportionate amounts that make up...