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    Julia Alvarez writes “I Want to Be Miss America”, to open people’s eyes to how something as small as a beauty pageant makes a huge difference on a teenage girl’s self-esteem and childhood. Alvarez makes a strong argument using pathos and ethos to sate her claim. She claims that everyday teenagers are trying to mold themselves into what they see in pageants in order to feel beautiful and fit in. Constantly trying to fit into the American ideal of beauty creates low self-esteem in teenagers and makes them feel left out. Alvarez deals with the ethical issue of misrepresentation of ethnicities in the pageant world. Many people could say that there is representation at the pageant but Alvarez states “if there was a ‘Hispanic,’ she usually looked all-American” (Alvarez, 2539). Alvarez is showing that she knows the pageant world adds someone of Hispanic descent to show that they do have diversity. However, when they have “diversity” it is not an authentic depiction of what it truly looks like to be of Hispanic descent. This further stresses Alvarez’s claim that the misrepresentation leads teenagers, like herself, to believe that they can never become the American ideal of beauty. Alvarez truly felt that there was no way she could ever look or feel pretty in America’s eyes because she did not look like the miss America contestants. She has many personal stories throughout her essay but she chooses to use one about buying makeup to strengthen her claim. She uses her personal…

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    Power, Masculinity, and Sexuality: A Need to be in Control “Going to Meet the Man” is about a man named Jesse, who believes he is a god-fearing man in his community. Jesse, a middle aged white man in the civil-rights era Southern United States, is a Deputy Sheriff in his town, just like his Father was. Jesse grew up during a time when white men were in control of black men. When Jesse was just a child, he witnessed a lynching that he never forget. Witnessing this event and growing up in a…

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    Continuing, “The High Middle Ages” (1200-1400), the Gieses broke the era into two centuries; the 13th century was considered the “Golden Century, an era of affluence and growth” in contrast the 14th century of catastrophe and contraction (Gies 166). The 6th chapter is devoted to the High Middle Ages, the authors elaborate on the continuation of technological momentums that the Europeans experienced during this first century of this era. Another advancement that must be mentioned of is the…

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    Hygiene Throughout History

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    Over the next nearly a thousand years in Europe there is extremely reduced hygiene practices and rules. And the common people very rarely cared about general hygiene, years do not take a bath. So it was in the VI century, it was in the XIII century, it was at the end of the XVIII century BC! "Happy is your nose, do not smell the smell of Germans", - said at the end of the V century BC Gallo-Roman aristocracy Sidonius Apollinaris. The French philosopher Montaigne (XVI century) stated the fact…

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    Kali Those Jaiminya Brahmana dated around those 8th century bc recounts those story about one Dirgha-jihvi. Dirgha-jihvi or ‘the long-tongued one’ used to lick dependent upon those divine drink, Soma, handled Throughout the yagna that might have been a significant part cherished eventually Tom's perusing those gods. Exasperated by her actions, Indra, ruler from those gods, needed with grab her, Anyhow he Might not get hold of her. Something like that he said, ‘Let nobody perform at whatever…

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    Globalization Globalization occurs as one of the most novel phenomena that have taken the world by a storm. While much has been hypothesized regarding this phenomenon, it is important to note that there exits distinct factors that drive it. Since the sixteenth century to the present, there are various key factors identified as the key drivers of globalization. Transportation is one of the major factors that have and continue to drive globalization from the sixteenth century to the present. In…

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    The Old Jewish Prague is the second oldest Jewish cemetery in Europe. You can see gravestones from various historical periods there: long black Gothic ones, marble stones from the 16 th century, typical Renaissance decoration, mighty Baroque gravestones, and some of the Rococo ones. This cemetery was founded in the April 23, 1439 and is the oldest existing graveyard from the 15th century. This Jewish element has been the foundation of the medieval Prague and has a unique look to it since the…

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    rejoice in heaven once their time on earth is done. Chinese Make Silk The Chinese knew how to make silk by the 27th century BC, but it wasn’t until the Second Century BC did the creation of silk begin to be exported to Europe and other areas.…

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    First Christian Church

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    The design of the structure was general but has 196-foot steeple which was the highest building in the nation for more than half-century until 1810. Churches in the 19th century achieved compatibility with highly artistic designs and sophisticated functionality. St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Manhattan Island is one of the best known 19th century’s gothic style churches completed in 1879. The building employs the gothic revival style which literally sought the revival of medieval gothic design…

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    Elba and the Akkadian Empire from 2500 BCE to 2000 BCE provides the focus for the first section, which leads to the second section which covers diplomatic relations and trade within the region during the Old Babylonian Period, stretching form 2000 BCE to 1595 BCE. From there the third section covers 1600 BCE to 1400 BCE, detailing the emergence of the Hittite Empire and the struggles of Babylon during this time. The last section of the book covers the 14th century BCE with an emphasis on the…

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