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  • Analysis Of The Great Wave Off Kanagawa

    This architecture is an Islamic monument found in the city of Jerusalem. It was originally finished in 691 CE at the command of Umayyad Caliph Abd al-Malik. Construction cost was believed to be at least six times the yearly tax income of Egypt! Its architecture and mosaics were influenced by Byzantine churches and royal palaces. However, its exterior look has been altered a lot in the Ottoman period and again in modern history. Most notable with the addition of the gold-plated roof, which wasn’t originally there. The sixty foot diameter, timber-framed double dome, covered inside by colored and gilded material was originally roofed with lead. This structure rises 114 feet over the holy rock. It is carried on a tall drum, originally topped with glass mosaics, which sits on a circular passageway of twelve marble columns, set between four large rectangular piers. At the top of the drum, sixteen…

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  • The Seljuk Turks In Ancient Greece

    conquered territories. A monthly salary was paid to all ethnic Arab Muslims. These decrees caused the rift between classes to grow. (Acrobatiq, 2014) (Tolin Schultz, 2017) The Umayyad dynasty was more interested in government administration and maintaining control rather than religion. Because of this, when they conquered a new territory, they would leave the previous government officials in place. The first Muslim navy was created under Mu’awiya. Under the rule of Mu’awiya, the Umayyad…

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  • Research Paper On Mass Shootings

    a dorm filled with 895 students and kills 32 innocent people. Now this next shooting we still do not really understand because it happened at a military base. Fort Hood on 2009 13 people are killed and more than 30 others are wounded nearly all of them unarmed soldiers, a U.S. Army officer goes on a shooting rampage in central Texas the assault carried out by Major Nidal Malik Hasan and Army Psychiatrist was the worst shooting at a military base. The 39 year old took with him a semi-automatic…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: My Journey To The United States

    groups, and every cultures.” Well, this is what America known as to other countries- at least to my country. I remember it was early in the morning when I landed to the American soil. The sun was just rising and peaking over the horizon. I couldn’t wait to to smell the American “air.” When i finally got out of the JFK, I smelled the air. I didn’t smell anything special except the smell of burning gases from cars. I was thinking about my future. I was thinking I’m going to work hard and going to…

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  • Essay On Border Control

    by Muslim extremists. The attack happened on December 2, 2015 where Tashfeen Malik and Syed Rizwan Farook where a husband and wife who went to a Inland Regional Center where they used carried 2 .223-caliber semiautomatic versions of the AR-15 which was highly modified making the weapon illegal to own in the state of California moreover the couple also used 9mm semiautomatic pistols. The couple killed 14 people and injured 21 others. After the shooting the police later searched the home of the…

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  • Appearance And Reality In Elizabethard III And Al Pacino's Richard III

    As times change, values and ideas often change as they are invariably shaped by their context. However, some remain constant throughout time and are universal. The 1592 Shakespearean drama Richard III and Al Pacino 's 1995 docu-drama Looking for Richard [LFR] were written four hundred years apart yet both texts address perpetual values and ideas that are common to both eras. Through a simultaneous study of both texts, the responder is able to understand the influence of context on aspects of the…

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  • The Language Of War Is Killing By Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Analysis

    audience have one thing in common with this article and it the simple fact that war effects everyone either physically, mentally, or emotionally. What the author hopes to achieve by writing this article is to fulfill his argument that what he did was justified and that makes him a hero to his people. He made good points and supported his argument good. Some of his points are agreeable and some others are not. Here’s some background information on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. He is a militant held in…

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  • ISIS Crisis

    Europe,”; asserting, “we will conquer Rome, God willing” (“Islamic State lays claim”). If able to conquer Rome, reach the United Kingdom borders, another world power, then its subsequent advance will be the United States borders. The Islamic State is rapidly escalating from Iraq and Syria to the Northern Africa outposts, to Europe, and will dangerously and shortly reach the Americas, similar to Al Qaeda and Taliban. If the United States willingly ignore ISIS’s danger just to avoid an…

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  • Effects Of Organized Crime During Prohibition

    the ‘public enemy’ era taught America that while crime does not pay, it can be a shortcut to immortality” (Helmer 15). This helped Chicago get its gangster reputation, which it still has today. “Indicative of the bloodiness of this struggle is the fact that more than 700 gangland slaying occurred in the Chicago area alone between 1920 and 1933, with 76 being recorded in the year 1926 and 72 in 1928” (Helmer 819). They increased the murder rate for the city, which is currently higher in than both…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Alan Jackson's Where Were You?

    Mere months after the September 11th attacks on the United States, Alan Jackson released a song that he titled, “Where Were You?” He debuted the song on the Country Music Awards stage in November of 2001. The nation was crying out in shock and despair and Jackson joined in that cry with his song. In writing “Where Were you?” he did so in a time of national confusion. After the attack, a plethora of emotions poured out from each and every home. In light of this situation, Jackson attempted to try…

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