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    ancient Greeks. As a result, they basically created our Olympics. They mostly had the same sports and some of the same rules, though we have changed some of the rules drastically. In their Olympics they had sports like horseback riding, and track and field. They had a lot of the same sports that we do. They also…

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    Titanic Persuasive Essay

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    The idea for the Titanic, a passenger liner that would epitomize luxury and be bigger than any other liner, was born out a collaboration by Bruce Ismay, chairman of White Star Line and J.P. Morgan, American financier. It was to be part of the “Olympic” class of liners; the White Star Line’s answer…

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    Essay About Titanic

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    In twenties century of 1912 America suffered one of the big unforgettable historical disasters. The most gigantic and luxury steamship instead of getting to the New York seaport, it sideswiped to the iceberg in North Atlantic ocean and dive to the depth of the sea. Theretofore, the Atlantic sea witnessed many ships and vessels ply in various purposes between Europe and America. It may many ships sank into the sea for different reasons, but nobody thought this kind of a ship with having such a…

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    Essay On Titanic Sinning

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    The Sinking of the Titanic When the Titanic left on April 10, 1912, the passengers had no idea what they were about to experience. The ship was said to be the safest ship built and was luxurious. There were about 2,200 people. The passengers were made up as some of the richest people, who made up the first class. There were also the poor, which made up the third class. On March 31, 1909, construction began on the Titanic, a ship that was going to be known as the “unsinkable” ship. Although…

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    Ethical Issues In Sports

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    mirza and Jwala gupta are the best examples for female discrimination. They felt that the selection committee praised the male participants for winning the title and supported them more than the female. They also shared their unhappiness over the Olympics selection process. • Tampering Tampering is concerned with the modifying the playing equipment in the form of damaging so as to get a competitive advantage. This happens a lot in the game of cricket. Even famous players were charged for ball…

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    • City Dionysia – The City of Dionysia, one of if no the most historically famous festivals took place every spring in Athens. The reason for this is because Spring was the best time for sailing. People would travel from all over to join in on the festivities and watch the competitions. It included processions, sacrifices, musical and dramatic performances. The dramatic performances would include three tragedies, a satyr play and choral poetry. The tragedy competition would last three days and…

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    in category one. This could be as a result of the competitive nature that most athletes have. In September 2000, a report on substance abuse in sports written by the National Commission backed that up by showing, “…half of all recently surveyed Olympic athletes admitted that they would be willing to take a drug -- even if it would kill them eventually -- as long as it would let them win every event they entered five years in a row.” If steroid use was no longer banned in sports and one person…

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    Ancient Greco-Roman Impact On My Life The Greeks and the Romans have had a big influence on many civilizations throughout the ages because of their great empires, unique inventions, and types of battle strategies. Over 2000 years later and we’re still inspired by many things they have made and some we still use today in our current lifetime. Throughout the ages their discoveries have changed the tide of war, the livelihood in cities, and even forms of transportation and we still use some today.…

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    Brief Summary Of Unbroken

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    Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand, shares the incredible life story of Louis Zamperini who has truly done it all. His list of accomplishments range from being an olympic runner all the way to opening a nonprofit youth camp for boys. This novel takes place during World War II and offers an insightful glance into the lives of prisoners of war such as Louis Zamperini. Hillenbrand tells their powerful stories to show the perseverance of the Americans during this point in history. The story of Louis…

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    their dream of owning a farm, just as Jordyn Wieber had a commitment to competing at the Olympics. Similarly, Lennie and George and Jordyn Wieber must make sacrifices in order to bring themselves closer to success within their goals. George and Candy are displeased by the unfulfillment of their dream of owning a farm and Jordyn Wieber was discontented she could not fulfill her dream of competing in the Olympics. As seen in the examples of George, Lennie and Jordyn Wieber, the desire for…

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