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    Life as an Ottoman Subject During the Reign of Sultan Abdulhamid II: The Resurrection of a Constitution The power of the Ottoman Sultan knew no bounds, and the consequences of Abdulhamid II’s poor authority were felt by everyone but the Sultan. Anyone who supported the 1876 Ottoman Constitution was not an aid to the Sultan either which can be seen by the fact that he revoked the Constitution’s power early in his reign. All levels of people were affected by the Sultan’s expectations and actions, at the least from the removal of the Constitution. However, the calibre of change was dictated by each individual’s position within Ottoman society. It is the goal of this paper to explore multiple tiers of the Ottoman societal system to see how Abdulhamid II influenced his government and its officials, civilians of different classes and religions, and international affairs. Daily life for all of these parties was affect by sultanic dictation, and…

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    The human mind often develops and clings onto joyful recollection of memories. This wistful longing and sentimentality for the past is nostalgia. Nostalgia is not necessarily destructive, but being unable to accept reality inevitably can lead to misery and hopelessness. In The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Mohsin Hamid depicts the life of a Pakistan immigrant, Changez, in America before and after the 9/11 terrorist attack. While being employed under Underwood Samson and living in post 9/11 America,…

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    The perception of myself is very subjective, it is never concrete, but rather develops as my experiences and biases change. The one book I have read explore the concept of the loss of an identity. Set pre to post 9/11, The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid explores, the engaging narrative of Changez, who is a Pakistani living in the terrorism altered America. He recounts his life story to the reader, who is presumed to be an American agent or a business man. On the other hand, Schindler’s…

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    Mohsin Hamid and Jamaica Kincade craft their novels Lucy and The Reluctant Fundamentalist with a focus of the main protagonists Lucy and Changaz coming of age in America. They institute the hope of enriching the life’s of Lucy and Changaz, as well as achieving their American Dream. Kinked developed Lucy’s character through using an American mentor; Mariah. Who provided Lucy with a loving family atmosphere she was craving, and became a mother figure for her. Hamid’s lead character, like Lucy…

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    Sport Of Basketball Essay

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    If there is, who holds them and why? Playoffs start at the end of the NBA season; teams go against others to be eligible to compete in the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championships. Magic Johnson holds the most assists in the Playoffs with over 2,346 assists (“NBA”). Scoring is a big factor in the Playoffs; Michael Jordan holds the most points in the Playoffs with 5,987, he also holds the most free throws in the NBA Playoffs with 1,463 (“NBA”). Ray Allen was also a big factor with scoring from the…

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    Legendary UCLA head basketball coach John Wooden has died. The 99 year old was well known for his legacy as the UCLA Bruins head basketball coach. His impact was remarkable considering how many people and players he touched during his basketball career. Wooden was and always will be basketball. When anyone mentioned any reference to greatness in the sport, John Wooden was the first to come to mind. For many years, Wooden led UCLA to National Titles and produced players that went on to bigger…

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    A Helping M William Ezzad

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    A Helping Man: William Ezzard William Ezzard, now fifty years old, resides in Old Orchard Beach, teaching various subjects including writing, social studies, reading and science, at BMS (Biddeford Middle School). Before this, he experienced many things, including finding his perfect career job, experienced the extraordinary moments of traveling to magical places all around the world, finding his true love, and always helping people in need. A lot of friends and family members would…

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    Naism In Sports

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    teacher at the Young Men 's Christian Association Training School (now Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts. At the solicitation of his prevalent, Dr. Luther H. Gulick, he sorted out an incredible amusement suitable for indoor winter play. The diversion included components of American football, soccer, and hockey, and the principal ball utilized was a soccer ball. Groups had nine players, and the objectives were wooden peach wicker container joined to the dividers. By 1897-1898,…

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    Wilt Chamberlain was born on August 21, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was known as "Wilt the Stilt" for his height of 7'1" frame, Chamberlain was a Harlem Globetrotter before joining the Philadelphia Warriors. He accomplished an average of 30.1 points per game over his career and holds several records, including for the most points scored in one regular season 4,029. And most points scored in a single game (100). Chamberlain was introduced into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1978. He…

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    How To Play Basketball

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    greater than that; to become known as basketball phenom. Though tedious work and “grind time” in his local gym and through recreation leagues, Hield is now the on top of the college basketball charts. If none other, this proves that wanting to be more than yourself can work if you put in the effort. Sports fanatics often raise and debate on the question, “Who is the G.O.A.T (greatest of all time)?” Some say Cleveland 's own LeBron James while many choose to believe it always has and always…

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