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  • Holy Cross 1947 - 1,324 words
    Holy Cross 1947 The school was small. The program was an afterthought. The gymnasium was non-existent. That a team from the College of the Holy Cross should find itself in the championship game of the NCAA Tournament was a preposterous notion. But there was Holy Cross, the product of a happy accident rather than a well-conceived plan, preparing to meet Oklahoma for the national title in New York. In March 1947, the team without a home court had appropriated Madison Square Garden. The mecca of basketball rocked to the Crusaders' locomotive cheer: Choo-choo-rah-rah! Although basketball traced its origins to New England, the region had been left behind in the development of the game. 0l' Doc Na ...
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  • The Rotunda Plan Vs. The Basilica - 490 words
    Both the Rotunda and the Basilica plans were used in Early Christian Churches, but the styles are very different. The Basilica plan church is the simpler of the two. It is based on the Basilicas of the Greek and Roman cultures. The Early Christian Churches adapted the Greek and Roman design to suit their religious needs. They took the original rectangular plan and changed it to look like the Holy Cross by adding a transept. This is seen in the Early Christian Church of St. Apollinare, in Ravenna Italy. They added an atrium in front of the entrance to the church. The church still has columns, but they were on the inside, lining the nave, where the worshipers stood and today we sit. There were ...
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  • Beethoven, Berloiz, And Chopin - 1,380 words
    ... she was in financial hardship so she decided to meet Berlioz. She saw him as a way out of debt, so on October 3, 1833, they were married. In December, he gave a performance of King Lear, after which Paganini gave him great praise, and they developed a friendship. Berlioz wrote a piece for him and turned it into Harold in Italy. In 1834, they had a son, Louis. Harriet's acting career failed, and her beauty and health were fading fast. She soon began drinking and was turning into a shrew. Berlioz could not deal with her anymore, and moved out and took a mistress named Marie Recio, and opera singer. The next few years after that, he traveled a lot with success in Germany, Russia and London ...
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  • Clarence Thomas - 1,295 words
    Clarence Thomas Although I will say that this isnt the most detailed paper it can save you come research time! Clarence Thomas is a Supreme Court Justice, who has been under criticism since the day that he was appointed. Thomas has been chastised for his views on Affirmative Action and his views on African-Americans evolution into the mainstream of our society. Chief Justice Thomas, since his appointment has been marked as a far right conservative. In the beginning of his tenure he was labeled as Chief Justice Scalias, second vote. Since then Thomas has removed himself from this shadow to show insight on his own conservative ideas. Clarence Thomas was born on June 23, 1948 in Pin Point, Geor ...
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  • Dracula Strengths And Weaknesses - 1,318 words
    Dracula Strengths And Weaknesses I. Strengths A. Immortal 1. Speaks of history as if he was there 2. Legend in the story states that "un-dead" will go on for eternity 3. Dracula himself states "Time is on my side." B. Blood gives him strength and restored vitality 1. Dracula looks younger after consuming blood 2. Renfield explains what Dracula is doing to Mina C. Ability to heal injuries much faster that normal men 1. Throws himself through a window and emerges unhurt 2. This explains the difficulty involved with killing a vampire D. Has superior strength 1. Harker describes handshake as an "iron grip" 2. Seward's journal shows that Renfield exhibits great physical strength 3. Bars of a wolf ...
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  • Dracula Strengths And Weaknesses - 1,385 words
    ... e hypnotizing of Mina, the men discover that Dracula has a psychic link through Mina (367). Using this link, Dracula has been able to determine what the mens plans are. Draculas next power is another mind power and it is the ability to command the behavior of animals and sometimes humans. The first example of this strange power is shown at the beginning of the book in the encounter with the wolves. "I heard his voice raised in a tone of imperious command, and looking towards the sound, saw him stand in the roadway. As he swept his long arms, as though brushing aside some impalpable obstacle, the wolves fell back and back further still" (19). Dracula also frequently calls these same wolve ...
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  • Frederic Chopin - 1,107 words
    ... re he learnt about the dramatic collapse of the November Uprising and the capture of Warsaw by the Russians. His reaction to this news assumed the form of a fever and nervous crisis. Traces of these experiences are encountered in the so-called Stuttgart diary: The enemy is in the house (...) Oh God, do You exist? You do and yet You do not avenge. - Have You not had enough of Moscow's crimes or are You Yourself a Muscovite [...] I am here, useless! And I am here empty-handed. At times I can only groan, suffer, and pour out my despair at my piano!" In the autumn of 1831 Chopin arrived in Paris where he met many fellow countrymen. Following the national defeat, thousands of exiles, includin ...
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  • The Life And Works Of Frederick Chopin - 1,161 words
    ... ere difficult to learn, and their musical form and content puzzled contemporary musicians. It is a measure of Chopin's stature that publishers not only printed these pieces but also paid substantial sums for them, even though they were unlikely to reap an immediate profit. Chopin's music sold so well that publishers were obliged to reprint his works frequently in order to keep up with demand. Most of these reissues used the plates from the first editions; and since printed scores of this period almost never bore publication dates, later printings are often distinguished only by changes on the title pages, such as the price or the publisher's address. However, there are frequently alterat ...
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  • The Notre Dame Legend - 1,747 words
    The Notre Dame Legend The Notre Dame Legend In this epic tale of courage, bravery and persistence is made of exciting magnitude and loyalty of one man, named Rudy, to fulfill his life-long dream to play for Notre Dame University on the football team. His pride to become part of the Nations best football team was his dream, to become an All-American hero. His struggles in life were of tremendous value to him. All around him, all his life, family and friends had put him down and told him that he will never become a Notre Dame team member. His realization for life began as his dear friend died. As to then, Rudy has dedicated himself into becoming a part of the Notre Dame Varsity football team. ...
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  • Women In Educational Administration: The Glass Ceiling Is Still There - 1,491 words
    ... line and moral within the schools result in the failure of the process of education itself. It is no surprise, therefore, that the South Bend students are among the lowest achievers on the ISTEP. The sad story of South Bend schools is a classic example of how damaging to the public good discrimination against women and minorities can be. It is also important for us to look beyond the local scene to the national picture to see what role is given to women and minorities in the administration of educational institutions. Several recent studies were able to unveil some hidden truths about women and minorities in the educational administration. The 1990 study by Patricia T. Whitfield entitled ...
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