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    Mackenzie King's Analysis

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    Mackenzie King helped Canada break free of Britain’s reins as Canada’s Government wanted to have a new national identity without being linked to the United Kingdom. Although Canada had gained independence in 1867, Canada was ruled by the commonwealth and was unable to make its own decisions until, Mackenzie King decided to do things differently when it came to World War II. Due to Canada having good relations internally with the minority (French Canadians), it changed the way people viewed…

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    Throughout the last century, great pioneers have shaped our modern world, society, and technology. Wilbur Wright was born in Millville, Indiana in 1867 to Milton Wright and Susan Koerner. He was the older brother of Orville Wright, who was born in 1871 in Dayton, Ohio, and invented the first airplane with. Wilbur was the third of seven in his family. According to The World Book Encyclopedia, “the boys attended high school. But neither received a diploma” (499). He moved a lot to state to state…

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    Essay On Blood Diamonds

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    them to wear their diamond ring (“Blood Diamonds Exposed”). Despite the beauty a diamond holds, people must be made aware of the dangerous social implications they embody. The conflict of blood diamonds is not an emerging issue. Starting back in 1867, when a large discovery of diamonds was found in the poverty stricken Cape Colony, De Beers claimed ownership of these mines and gained a monopoly. In order to drive the prices up and to make the gem more valuable, they withheld a majority of the…

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    The coffin of Ta-Mit, from Luxor in the 26th Dynasty, stands in a room dedicated to the artistic standards of Egyptians. Bestowed to the Toledo Museum of Art in 1906, the coffin of Ta-Mit is on view with many archetypal pieces analyzing the cultural values of Egyptians. The daughter of a priest was to rest in the exquisitely detailed coffin; she went by the name of Ta-Mit or She-Cat. The text and imagery contains formal information about her whereabouts, but neglect to express what type of…

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    The United States and Canada both share a common physical geography and history of how they were developed. Together, they make up 13% of the world’s land mass, making them the second and third largest countries in the world (Perrons, 2004). About 80% of the population in North America lives in cities. Montreal and New York City are both listed in the top twenty largest cities in North America (Largest Cities in North America by Population). There are many cultural traditions that have developed…

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    Crawford, Michael Ch. 15: This chapter opens up discussing the era that took place after the Civil War. During the Civil War the southern States, also known as the Confederate States of America, attempted to break away from the northern states, better known as the Union, to form their own government. The Confederate states consisted of; Alabama, Mississippi, Texas, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, and South Carolina. President Lincoln was able to lead the Union to a victory over the Confederate…

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    black people right to vote. He wanted to give them limited civil rights. Once, Lincoln privately told Governor Hahn that he will give free ,educated slaves, and those who fought for the federal army the right to vote. However, Reconstruction acts of 1867 and 1868 gave black men right to…

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    Disability Culture

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    The history of disability culture was greatly misunderstood, and inturpeted as a sin brought upon by the family as a form of punishment for their wrongdoing. Covey had stated in (Adams, 2013) that, “ Disability was percieved through a religious lens and considered an unchangeable condition that resulted from sin (p. 462).” This being said, it automatically gave those with a type of handicap a negative view. (Adams, 2013)“The word handycapped emerged in England from people with disabilities who…

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    When thinking of what it means to be a strong man or a strong woman, the thought of physical strength might come to mind. In some cases being strong does not always mean having a great deal of physical strength. Madame C.J Walker, however, is a woman who embodies what it means to be strong in a non-physical aspect. She, along with many other influential women such as, Shirley Chisholm, Hattie McDaniel, and Angela Davis give women throughout the world a sense of strong female empowerment;…

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    Jantar Simpson Analysis

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    This painting of Jantar Mantar, is the work of William Simpson which is currently under in the possession of the Victoria and Alberta Museum. He was an artist and made this painting during his visit to India in 1865. William Simpson was born in 1823 and was interested in art since he was twelve. He was a painter and an apprentice to a lithographer in Glasgow and later on he came to London in 1851. “He became well known for his paintings with commissions by Queen Victoria to paint various…

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