Essays Tagged: "december 8"

Why is Vatican II so significant in the modern church?

tumn of each of four successive years. The first gathering was on October 11, 1962, and the last on December 8, 1965.Of 2908 bishops and others eligible to attend, 2540 from all parts of the world par ...

(2 pages) 74 0 3.4 Oct/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Camille Claudel: a Study of her Life.

est about her is her hair, red as gold."Paul Claudel, L'EndormieCamille Rosalie Claudel was born on December 8, 1864 into a modest family, and she was the first daughter; Henri was the oldest, but die ...

(11 pages) 54 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

This is a reseach paper on Native American contributions to World War II and the United States' reparations.

On December 8, 1941, the United States entered World War II in response to the Japanese attack on Pearl ... eclared war on Japan, there were 5,000 American Indians enlisted in the military, but shortly after December 8, the number of American Indians serving in the military had leaped to 44,000, almost 10% ...

(3 pages) 57 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Japanese Invasion, December 1941-February 1942

attacks on British and United States bases in Malaya and the Philippines were coordinated with the December 7, 1941, assault on the United States Pacific Fleet Headquarters at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. J ... oved from bases in southern Indochina and Hainan to attack southern Thailand and northern Malaya on December 8 and the Philippines on December 10. The Japanese easily captured British air bases in nor ...

(3 pages) 25 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Edgar Allan Poe, Author Study

Jr. was an alcoholic. His father left his family when he was only 1 year old. Poe's mother dies on December 8, 1811 from a fatal illness. Poe and Rosalie were separated for adoption. Poe is adopted b ...

(5 pages) 58 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay that explains the effects of the cotton gin on the breakout of the civil war.

tton gin which changed life in the South forever.Eli Whitney was born in Westboro, Massachusetts on December 8, 1765 and attended Yale College. Soon after he graduated, Whitney visited a plantation ne ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

FDR Declares War - A Review of His "Infamy" Speech

Franklin Delano Roosevelt Declares War December 6, 1941, a herculean conflict has engulfed most of the world for years; Germany's conquest ... t the events of the following day will thrust The United States into the epicenter of the storm. On December 7, 1941, while Japanese diplomats were in Washington D.C. negotiating America's neutrality, ... .S. fleet at Pearl Harbor. President Franklin D. Roosevelt addressed a joint session of Congress on December 8, 1941 to solicit a Declaration of War. President Roosevelt composes the speech by ...

(3 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies


Every year between the end of November and the end of December, Jewish people around the world celebrate the holiday of Chanukah, the Festival of Lights. ... , we light a Menorah for the eight days of Chanukah. This year (5765 / 2004-2005) Chanukah began on December 8, and ended on December 15, 2004. As, you can see Hashem is always watching over the Jews, ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is a biography on the interesting and exciting life of the mexican artist, Diego Rivera.

alleries, enlightening and inspiring both artists and laymen alike. Diego Rivera was born on December 8, 1886 in Guanajuato, Mexico. When he was but two years old his health was already remarka ...

(8 pages) 61 1 3.9 May/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Diego Rivera.

Diego Rivera (December 8, 1886 - November 24, 1957), full name Diego María de la Concepción Juan Nep ... further commission to paint a mural for an exhibition at the Chicago World's Fair was canceled. In December 1933, an angry and humiliated Rivera returned to Mexico. He repainted the work in 1934 in t ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Assasination of John Lennon.

The scene outside New York's spooky old Dakota apartment building on the evening of December 8, 1980, was as surreal as it was horrifying. John Lennon, probably the world's most famous ... ure speculation, extending into the realm of actual investigation. ( building his case, Bresler established some key points that put the lie to any "Wh ... n Martin Luther King, Jr., a few short but eventful years earlier. ( late 1972, when the "surveillance" was at its peak, Lennon told humorist Paul Kras ...

(6 pages) 37 1 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Edgar Allen Poe

s father abandoned his wife and three children. At the time Poe was only two. A few months later on December 8, 1811 while in Richmond Virginia the three kids watched as there mother died from tubercu ...

(6 pages) 30 0 4.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Christmas in the Philippine Context

reatively in the Philippines. The Philippines celebrate Christmas at a very long time. It starts on December 16, and ends at January 6. The Philippines is the only Asian country where Christians predo ... therefore, majority of the people celebrate Christmas (Fertig, 1990).In Spain, Christmas starts at December 8 with the celebration of the feats of the Immaculate Conception ("Santas", n.d.). In the P ...

(4 pages) 63 0 4.8 Nov/2006

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Remember Always

ke to make a toast to Remembrance Day, and all the soldiers who fought for our countries freedom.On December 8, 1915 a poem was dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives, was published entitled, ... ft side, close to our hearts. The money raised by donations is used to support returned veterans.On December 8, 1915 a poem dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives, was published entitled, In F ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

George Méliès

rave;s, was a French filmmaker. He was born into a wealthy family of shoe manufacturing in Paris on December 8, 1861 While his father expected him to work in the family's factory his interests was in ... n London and observed from watching Maskelyne and Devant enhanced with his own technical tricks. In December of 1895, he was interested in attending one of the showing of Louis and Augustus Lumiere's ...

(7 pages) 5 0 4.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Russian Revolution Of 1905

industrial strike in St. Petersburg on January 9 and concluded with an armed uprising in Moscow on December 8. The year 1905 marked the height and triumph of Russia liberalism. Before this year, the ... tutional Democratic party. The Social Democrats attempted to continue strikes throughout Russia. On December 6, 1905, the Moscow Soviet voted for an armed insurrection in order to overthrow the tsaris ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Raking Through The Muck Of Government Lies

ular one should be brought to attention.In Franklin D. Roosevelt's national address to Congress, on December 8, 1941, concerning the attack on Pearl Harbor, by the Empire of Japan, Roosevelt states th ...

(5 pages) 505 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Compensation for the victims of Minimata Disease

n negotiations with the executives of Chisso.These direct negotiations in Tokyo were exhausting. On December 8, Kawamoto, a leader in the direct negotiations group, began by asking Shimada, a Chisso e ... te again, he would do so in Minamata. However, the patients remained in the Chisso headquarters. By December 25, only two patients remained in Tokyo, Kawamoto and Sato. Chisso Executive Director Kuga, ...

(4 pages) 769 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science