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    Advanced research centers opened in the early 20th century. By the mid-20th century new antibiotics were developed. Medicine was composed because of long infectious diseases. Edward Jenner developed vaccinations of that reason. Microbiology was making advances, a science that started with Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek (1632 - 1723), was first to observed microorganisms with a microscope. Ancient Medicine – The first doctor that was known…

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    Remarks Ringg! Ringggg! Ringggggggg! Is this the sound of a bell signaling the next class is about to begin? Or is this a bell from the early 1900 's in a factory signaling the beginning of the next shift? The Industrial revolution of the early 20th century brought about a new and exotic form of capitalism which many in the United States saw as the most innovative way to innovate. The development of large factories encouraged many Americans to move from the traditional intimacy of rural areas…

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    no one of them was worthy enough for the countries to take the risk of the war. I personally agree with the first argument that WWI was in fact inevitable. Human’s physical production mode and social life changed dramatically before and after 20th century. From the early 1870s to 1914, the second industrial revolution was completed, and industrialization era was coming. Industrialization aggravated the unbalance of economic development among main countries. The economy of Germany and U.S. grew…

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    The African Ivory Trade

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    dating back to the 14th century BCE. And over the past couple of centuries the tens of thousands of elephants have been killed every year to be harvested for their ivory tusk. Ivory is a white material that contains dentine and is found in the tusk and teeth of animals. The substances has been used in items such as, art sculptures, false teeth, piano keys, billiard balls, jewelry, and other items to show ones wealth. The ivory trade in Africa during the late 19th and 20th century decimated the…

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    Fur Muffs History

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    the winter season. Fur muffs were mostly introduced early on, they were used by women population only in the 16th century when it got considered as a party of women fashion at that time. Used and popular since then in both the male and the female population, the populace of these hand warmers reached its peak in the 18th and the 19th century. However by the early of the 20th century, the use of the muffs were limited in…

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    Women's Bodies Book Review

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    Women’s Bodies: A Battleground of Sexuality and Violence Women in Eastern Europe were subjected to many horrors during the 20th century, both in times of peace and times of war. They had to endure war and the killing of civilians through bombs and general warfare, but there were also violences against women that were specific to women, including military brothels, rape camps, and sex trafficking. Besides these women had many problems to deal with in the household, domestic abuse was on the rise…

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    short stories that symbolize the oppression of women and the drastic differences between the rights they had versus the rights of men. The stories address the issues of women being mostly domestic and subordinate to men. Women during the 19th and 20th century were seen to be worth less than men and were considered inferior compared to their male counter-part. In “Story of an Hour” the main character Louise is a housewife whose husband loves her even though she does not often love him.…

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    murder, the Chronicle of a Death Foretold itself is a glimpse into the culture and social structure of early 20th century Latin America and allows Marquez to portray society. By close reading Chronicle of a Death Foretold a greater understanding of cultural norms during this time period can be achieved. The Chronicle of a Death Foretold is a window into the culture of Marquez’s early 20th century Columbia. While the story revolves around the murder of Santiago Nasar, the book is written…

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    19th Century Egypt Analysis

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    arrival of a large pool of freedmen provided Cairo with a dramatically increased pool of unskilled labor and changed the urban landscape of the city. Cairo experienced its greatest economic growth in the latter half of the 19th century and the first decade of the 20th century. River trade, industrial growth (especially in bricklaying, timber, and woodpulp…

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    The past century has done much to bring women’s rights and equality to new highs in the Western world, from granting women the vote, to increased economic, and personal freedoms. World War One can be held in part responsible for this expansion of horizons for women that would then continue on for the remainder of the 20th century. However, issues women faced during that time still continue to impact women today. World War one was not only a time of great change on the battlefield, the…

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