Essays Tagged: "secret society"

The origins of the Ku Klux Klan.

the small town of Pulaski, TN, near the Alabama border, six young Confederate veterans organized a secret society. The name was debated over, starting from "kuklid" from Greek word "kuklos, meaning " ... rt period, had conquered all of the State and National authority. It was probably the best laid out secret organization ever planned. The Ku Klux Klan created a great disturbance, for good and bad. Ma ...

(7 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Compare and Contrast "Ceremonial Dance Masks of the Oceanic and the African Culture".

off the north coast of New Guinea, is believed it's purpose was to protect members of the island's secret society, the spirit punished those who broke the laws of the same society. The Oceanic people ...

(2 pages) 71 0 2.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays

Karl Marx The Co-Originator of Communism

evolutionary. He went to Brussels, Belgium. In the spring of 1847 Marx, along with Engels, joined a secret society called the "Communist League." At the league's request they authored the " Communist ...

(1 pages) 61 1 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Adolf hitler.

The Second World War started when Adolf Hitler joined a secret society called the Thule Society in 1919. It was in this group that he found the perverted be ... e seven founder members of the Nazi Party...."Eckart claimed to be the initiator of Hitler into the secrets of Satan worship. He is quoted as saying on his deathbed: "Follow Hitler. He will dance, but ... "Follow Hitler. He will dance, but it is I who have called the tune! I have initiated him into the 'Secret Doctrine;' opened his centres in vision and given him the means to communicate with the Power ...

(4 pages) 38 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

How and why the mafia was formed, why it spread to America and the changes it under went.

ssed and forced to take refuge in surrounding hills. The mafia originated as the Sicilians formed a secret society to protect and help those less fortunate than them and to regain their country. Even ... when Benito Mussolini was in power the mafia had grown so large that he tried to rid Italy of this secret organization and declared total war against the mafia. Once the mafia was set up in the Unite ...

(4 pages) 76 1 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cults and their negative aspects to society

ee with this, for the following reasons.Firstly, a cult is a group of people that live in their own secret society, awayfrom the outside world. As a member of the cult, the person has given up theirpe ...

(1 pages) 24 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Was the KKK Successful?

lence and takes the law into their own hands in order to promote their cause. The Ku Klux Klan is a secret society based on hatred and violence. The Klan claims that it stands for only law-abiding ral ...

(2 pages) 47 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Summary and Opinion on the Hit Novel The Da Vinci Code

and ends with his solving one of the most sought after mysteries in the world. This mystery is the secret behind the true story of Jesus and was guarded for centuries by a secret society, The Priory ... The Priory of Sion is a European organization that was founded by the Knights Templar to guard the secret truth of Jesus and the true identity of the Holy Grail. Its members have included Sir Issac N ...

(6 pages) 172 5 3.8 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Discuss the theme of alienation in "the Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger and "The Chocolate War" by Robert Cormier.

is encumbered by both the alienation imposed upon himself, and that which is burdened upon him by a secret society known as the Vigils. The Catcher in the Rye introduces Holden Caufield who has segreg ... lays slight neglect toward his shaving equipment, Caufield firmly believes that his roommate is " a secret slob" (Salinger 27). Eventhough the fact that his dirty razor is trivial, Holden disassociate ...

(5 pages) 41 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Dead Poet's Society - Analysis in relation to What's Eating Gilbert Grape

. He inspires them to pursue their desires and live life to the fullest.The students re-institute a secret society that Keating used to run called the Dead Poets Society. The society meet in an old ca ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand.

In May 1911 a secret society called the "Black Hand" was formed. Early members included the chief for the intellig ... Serbs. This organization prefers terrorist action to cultural activities; it will therefore remain secret."Dragutin Dimitrijevic, who used the codename, Apis, established himself as the leader o ... ould be more difficult to achieve.A tiny clipping from a newspaper mailed without comment from a secret band of terrorists in Zagreb to their comrades in Belgrade, was the torch which set the world ...

(7 pages) 22 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown.

ance and that people who are faithful should not be affected by knowledge. The novel focuses on two secret societies that are both knowledgeable of the fact that the Church has enforced ignorance abou ... side the Church knows the information that the Church has been withholding from its followers. This secret society is called the Priory of Sion and was created in 1188 to keep the secret of the Church ...

(4 pages) 41 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Review of "Da Vinci Code"

ench cryptologist, Sophie Neveu, and learns that the late curator was in the Priory of Sion--a real secret society whose members included Sir Isaac Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci. They ... Newton, Botticelli, Victor Hugo, and Da Vinci. They get tangled up in a race to uncover an ancient secret, and an ancient relic. Do they succeed? Well, you will have to read the book.This book is a r ...

(2 pages) 65 1 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

History of the American Mafia

he native Sicilians were oppressed and took refuge in the surrounding hills. The Sicilians formed a secret society to unite the natives against the Arab and Norman invaders. This secret society was ca ... n Italian immigrant that the current Police Chief, David Hennessey discovered the existence of this secret society. Police Chief Hennessey was assassinated before this murder case could go to trial. T ...

(8 pages) 70 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

History of Organized crime

ed a big part in the history of America and the way Americans view crime today. "The origins of the secret society known as the Mafia are believed to be as old as the 9th century" (Mafia History). Dur ... ewcomers was something that was looked forward to by all. "The newcomer is told that the Mafia is a secret society and there is one way in and only one way out of it. You come in on your feet and you ...

(7 pages) 99 1 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers

The DaVinci Code: To believe or not? That is the question

uld like to share with you. First, The Priory of Sion. The claims described the Priory of Sion as a secret society founded in the 11th century, to protect and preserve a secret involving the bloodline ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Mafiosi are just enterprising people who are denied legitimate opportunity." Comment

Mafia it seems up to now to be an important issue and has survived thought centuries.The Mafia is a secret society which first developed in the mid 19th century in Sicily and is based on criminal acti ...

(4 pages) 24 0 3.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"1984" by George Orwell and the World Today

he kept it well hidden that he doesn’t doubt Big Brother at all. Winston later learns about a secret society called the Brotherhood, a supposed group of anonymous rebels that intends to overthro ... it did get them closer in getting power over the people.We all know that our government is keeping secrets from us and if you think otherwise than someone should slap you in the back of your head. Th ...

(6 pages) 31 2 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Apartheid: Systematic And Intention Oppression

Imagine, a minority, of a very small minority, controlled an entire country. The decisions of this "secret society" affected the everyday life of everyone. This group of men had a death grip on ... low-budget Hollywood movie, you're wrong. It existed for more than 50 years in South Africa. This "secret society" was called the Afrikaner Broederbond. This society consisted of a select few A ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


the Arabians. So the native Sicilians took refuge in the surrounding hills. The Sicilians formed a secret society, called the mafia, to unite the natives against the Arabians and Norman invaders. The ...

(6 pages) 16 0 4.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers