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  • The most efficient branch of the U.S. Army in World War II was the artillery. 20 years of innovations between the wars helped make it the best in the world.

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    Artillery Innovations in WWII

    by CJ Kelly10

  • God reveals Himself by many names throughout the scriptures that express a quality of His character that is vital for us to know. One in particular stands out to me lately in reference to the miracle of the five loaves and two fish as told in all four of the Gospels (Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:31-44, Luke 9:10-16, and John 6:5-14) - signifying a lesson that applies to every sphere of our life. El Shaddai the "All Sufficient One" is the name that reminds me of the Lord at this event.

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    El Shaddai—The All Sufficient God

    by Tamarajo52

  • Edwin Booth, the great Shakespearean actor, achieved his fame through tragedy. Ironically, the tragic assassination of President Lincoln by his younger brother nearly undermined his success.

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    Edwin Booth: 19th Century Tragic Actor

    by Brian Lokker6

  • Emily Dickinson's American (innovative) sonnet reveals an attitude dramatized in the Shakespeare sonnets: the poet's confidence in her creation of a world of beauty that will last forever.

    Emily Dickinson's "There is another sky"

    Emily Dickinson's "There is another sky"

    by Linda Sue Grimes6

  • An examination of religion in modern Japan, including sociological analysis of ideological conflicts, a short history of Japanese religion and modernization, and speculation on future societal changes

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    Religion and Religious Identity in Modern Japan

    by Alisha Adkins26

  • The artillery personnel in World War II were some of the most skilled soldiers in the US Army and their Battalions were built to fight.

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    Artillery Battalions in World War II

    by CJ Kelly144

  • Author of "The Souls of Black Folk," and a founder of the NAACP, W.E.B. Du Bois was a scholar, writer and activist who had a profound and continuing impact on American society.

    Who Was W.E.B. Du Bois?

    Who Was W.E.B. Du Bois?

    by Ronald E Franklin11

  • Whether or not one loves or hates the writing of Ernest Hemingway is never much of a consideration regarding his stature, as his stature as one of the finest of America's writers is cemented in history. The life of Earnest Hemingway was complex, and full of danger, intrigue, and adventure, just like his writing, the man was totally unique.

    Ernest Hemingway - an American Literary Giant

    Ernest Hemingway - an American Literary Giant

    by Wesman Todd Shaw20

  • Is death the end of consciousness? Why are there so many documented cases in the medical field of people having out-of-body experiences and being conscious of their surroundings while near death?

    Consciousness and the Near Death Experience

    Consciousness and the Near Death Experience

    by Glenn Stok24

  • Concentration camps were home to some of the worst most atrocious acts ever done. Here you can learn what the German Holocaust was and what happened at the concentration camps.

    Facts About Concentration Camps

    Facts About Concentration Camps

    by Angela Michelle Schultz93

  • It would be impossible to visit Ireland's Dingle Peninsula without seeing a clochán, more commonly known as a beehive hut. Who built them, and how old are they?

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    The Beehive Huts of South West Kerry

    by Pollyanna Jones7

  • Great and easy topics for your cause-effect paper. This article includes topic questions, videos, and links to help you find out how and what to write.

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    100 Cause and Effect Essay Topics

    by Virginia Kearney54

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  • One of my favorite questions from a reader was how to write an argumentative essay about water. Since lots of people argue about water these days, there are lots of topics to choose from. Here is how you would turn such an argument into an essay.

    How to Write an Argumentative Essay About Water

    How to Write an Argumentative Essay About Water

    by Susette Horspool2

  • This article suggests a list of some of the best archaeological sites in the world. A brief summary explains the historical and archaeological significance of each site.

    12 Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    12 Most Impressive Archaeological Sites

    by Kelley Marks36

  • Sarah Forbes Bonetta was an orphaned African princess given as a gift to Queen Victoria by the King of Dahomey. Victoria became Sarah's godmother, and received her into the royal extended family.

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    Queen Victoria’s Black Princess

    by Ronald E Franklin88

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  • In the Civil War Robert E. Lee was a defender of slavery, while Ulysses S. Grant did all he could to destroy it. But it was Lee who thought slavery was morally wrong, while Grant seemed not to care one way or the other.

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    On Slavery: Robert E. Lee Vs Ulysses S. Grant

    by Ronald E Franklin30

  • Captain Henry Morgan was such a successful pirate, or rather a privateer, that even a famous beverage is named after him. Having defeated Spain, his name will always stand in infamy.

    Captain Henry Morgan and the Maracaibo Raid

    Captain Henry Morgan and the Maracaibo Raid

    by Angela Michelle Schultz6

  • Emily Dickinson's keen intellect serves her well as she allows her speaker to demonstrate a profound truth that is still today widely and tragically misconstrued.

    Emily Dickinson's "Color-Caste-Denomination"

    Emily Dickinson's "Color-Caste-Denomination"

    by Linda Sue Grimes2

  • While sibling saints are rare, brother and sister saints are most uncommon. These saints reveal the beauty of mutual support between siblings.

    Brother and Sister Saints

    Brother and Sister Saints

    by Bede8

  • Imagine a dog that never ate, drank, or aged, and who would mysteriously appear at critical moments of danger. Was St. John Bosco’s dog Grigio an angel clothed in a furry disguise?

    Don Bosco's Mysterious Dog

    Don Bosco's Mysterious Dog

    by Bede14

  • James Butler Hickok, or “Wild Bill” as he came to be known, was a legendary gunfighter and lawman of the Old West. Hickok would become the prototype for the iron-clad plainsman who helped settle the nineteenth-century frontier of America.

    “Wild Bill” Hickok: Gunfighter and Lawman of the Old West

    “Wild Bill” Hickok: Gunfighter and Lawman of the Old West

    by Doug West5

  • Three children will play a game against time in a haunted lodge, and must use savvy strategies to outwit an ancient adversary. Dead Voices is a clever, creepy middle grade novel, with restless ghosts, and inanimate objects coming to life, making it reminiscent of The Shining, but for kids.

    "Dead Voices" Book Discussion and S'mores Cupcakes Recipe

    by Amanda Leitch1

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  • Synge names his play "Riders to the Sea" as a symbolic revelation of his play's central theme: duality of life and death. While the sea is the universal setting of mortality, the riders are the living beings who need to live out their existence only to eventually end their ride at sea.

    Riders to the Sea: How Is the Title Justified?

    Riders to the Sea: How Is the Title Justified?

    by Monami0

  • One of Keats' five odes, Ode On A Grecian Urn explores the idea of beauty as truth through Keats' own 'negative capability' and the strength of the imagination. Pictures on an ancient urn inspire the speaker to question the transient nature of human happiness and love. Art endures but also teases.

    Analysis of the Poem "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats

    Analysis of the Poem "Ode on a Grecian Urn" by John Keats

    by Andrew Spacey6

  • Paramahansa Yogananda’s "The Screen of Life" dramatizes the mayic dance of life with all its many activities and myriad natural objects that continually come and go.

    Paramahansa Yogananda’s "The Screen of Life"

    Paramahansa Yogananda’s "The Screen of Life"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

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  • Slavery may have been abolished in the Western world in the 19th century, but it continues today in many places.

    Modern Slave Markets

    Modern Slave Markets

    by Rupert Taylor0

  • How to stay motivated in pursuing the spiritual path remains a challenge. Paramahansa Yogananda's "When Will He Come?" dramatizes the key to meeting this spiritual challenge.

    Paramahansa Yogananda's

    Paramahansa Yogananda's "When Will He Come?"

    by Linda Sue Grimes0

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  • Let's say you've been assigned to write about water. You get to choose your own topic, but when you try, you're completely stymied. What is it possible to write about that hasn't been written already? Here are 20 main topic areas, with subtopics you can pick from.

    Ideas for Water Topics to Write About

    Ideas for Water Topics to Write About

    by Susette Horspool0

  • Imprisoned for helping the Jews and aiding the resistance in Nazi-occupied Holland, Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom survived the Holocaust to found a worldwide ministry based on love and forgiveness.

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    The Incredible Life of Corrie ten Boom

    by Stephen Barnes7

  • From antiquity till modernity, China was ruled by over 800 emperors. Here are the greatest Chinese emperors in recorded history. The ones credited with China’s growth and survival as a major civilization.

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    Top 10 Greatest Chinese Emperors

    by Kuan Leong Yong23

  • The Effingham hospital fire on the night of April 4, 1949, was the second largest in United States history, with a total of 77 fatalities. The tragedy resulted in a nationwide overhaul of hospital fire safety regulations thereafter.

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    The 1949 St. Anthony Hospital Fire in Effingham, Illinois

    by KT Dunn6

  • 40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame conquered half the world despite his debilitating injuries. However, he is largely forgotten in popular history.

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    40 Facts about Tamerlane - Timur the Lame

    by Thomas Swan78

  • Based on my research of reports written by teachers of language-less people in the deaf community, they have cognitive abilities despite their lack of language.

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    Can Thoughts Occur Without Language?

    by Glenn Stok9

  • A mystic perceives spiritual realities that lay beyond the realm of ordinary human consciousness. Caryll Houselander is a modern mystic.

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    Caryll Houselander: A Modern Mystic

    by Bede12

  • The Mary Poppins books were written by Pamela Lyndon Travers. The magical nanny is very popular, but her character is very different in the books than in the "Marry Poppins" movie. "Saving Mr. Banks" offers a semifictionalized look at the life of the writer.

    Mary Poppins: Books, Movies, and a Biography of P. L. Travers

    Mary Poppins: Books, Movies, and a Biography of P. L. Travers

    by Linda Crampton34

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