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    advance of technology. After reading through the articles, “Blame Society, Not the Screen Time”, by Danah Boyd, “Teaching Tools”, by Kevin J. Delaney, “The Upside to Technology? It’s Personal”, by Nick Bilton, and “Television: The Plug-In Drug”, by Marie Winn, technology is proven to be essential to our lives. Technology is important and beneficial because it improves education, relieves stress, and supplies a connection to the past. “Blame Society, Not the Screen Time”, by Danah Boyd writes…

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    XIV bought for her the marquisate of Pompadour, giving her the title of Marquise de Pompadour. Mdm. Pompadour wore her hair tall and pushed back from her face, a look that will forever be associated with her namesake. In April of 1770, Marie Antoinette became queen of France. As part of her effort to align herself with France in the eyes of her people, she adapted a style of dress that screamed…

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    “Without the mob there would be no revolution” To what extent do you agree with the above quotation during the revolutionary years of 1789-1797 When a mob is activated and begins to fight back in attempts to reach a certain goal, then people of the first and second tier of government will do whatever it takes to fight back and remain in control, which can lead to a loss of leadership if the King decides that he wants things done his way and doesn’t want to work with his people in attempts to…

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    Maximillien Robespierre was born in May 1758 in Arras in north-western France. He soon became a gifted student lawyer and received a scholarship to the best grammar school in Paris. Throughout, his political life he gained the reputation for helping the poorer people by being elected as a representative to the Third Estate in Versailles in 1788. As a result, he developed to become an influential and key role for the duration of the Reign of Terror. In May 1790, Robespierre became the President…

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    Evidence that the Principle of Legitimacy is paramount in ruling any group of people can also be seen in other historical events apart from the English Civil War. The French Revolution was a period of uprising that happened in France from 1787-1799. It was a result of a prolonged political and social conflict that the people of France were unhappy with. After King Louis XVI’s execution in 1793, the Reign of Terror began as the revolutionary government was being controlled by the Committee of…

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    Citizen which, among other things, guaranteed free expression of ideas, equality before the law, and a representative government (*). Fearing for their lives in the midst of an increasingly radical National Assembly, King Louis XVI and his wife, Queen Marie Antoinette, attempted to flee the country but were quickly captured and executed (@). By the end of this bloody revolution in July 1794, forty-thousand people were executed or died in prison (@). Although this revolution did not end with a…

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    The 18th Brumaire of Napoleon Bonaparte contained the timeline of the French revolution. The first revolution took place in 1789-1799 wherein the bourgeoisie overthrew the Bourbon dynasty. This is also the time when Napoleon Bonaparte ousted the constitutional government that was established by the bourgeoisie class. After Bonaparte overthrew the government, he held the power himself. Meanwhile, the second revolution occurred when the revolt against Louis Philippe took place. In the second…

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    French Revolution Dbq

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    During the late 1700’s, the citizens of the Third Estate in France suffered from a severe economic crisis caused by deficit spending, failed harvests which led to famine, and tax inequality across the three estates. In June of 1789, the poor, hungry citizens of France rose up in revolution against the monarchy and overthrew the king’s rule in pursuit of a constitutional government. While the eventual arrival of the Age of Napoleon brought relative peace in France, his rule strayed from the…

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    Societies are destroyed with poor leadership. For instance, towards the middle of the Lord of the Flies, Jack decided to break away from Ralph, who made positive changes for the boys, and therefore deciding to create his own new group that was isolated from Ralph’s. For example, Jack states, “I’m going off by myself. He can catch his own pigs. Anyone who wants to hunt when I do can come.” (pg. 118) In this scene of the book, Jack is directing his statement towards everyone except Jack, which his…

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    Sniper Analysis In the midst of war, a soldier may find the right thing to do lying somewhere between life and death. In the midst of war, a soldier’s duty is to protect his country at any cost. Instinct takes over and erases the sense of morals a soldier has, as it is simply kill, or be killed. The short story, “The Sniper”, by Liam O’Flaherty, depicts the conflict of a Republican sniper caught in the separation of his country during the Irish civil war. O’Flaherty sets the story in the…

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