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    Jalal-ud-Din Muhammad Akbar was the third generation Mughal emperor, who was born in Umarkot, Sindh, and inherited the throne of his father, Humayun at the age of 13-14 in 1556. He ruled India for almost 50 years till 1605 during which India went through the most glorious period in its history. His empire saw Akbar grow from his teens and become a wise, strategic leader, who transformed India, and came to be known as Akbar, The Great. During his early years of rule from 1556 to 1560, Akbar was a figure of the throne, and the main decisions of rule were made by first, his loyal tutor, Bairam Khan, and after his retirement and eventual death, by the emperor’s foster mother, Maham Anga. Akbar freed himself from her rule by punishing her son to…

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    translation of the Mahabharata. It was on the seventeenth day of the war that this battle took place. The war was the result of a dynastic succession struggle between the two groups of cousins, the Pandavans and the Kaudavans. Bhima led the Pandavan army and Dushasana was the second son of one hundred sons of the blind king of the Kaudavas, Dhritarashtra. Bhima is responsible for killing all one hundred Kaudavan sons. The Kurukshetra War is believed to be dated back to 3102 BCE. Therefore,…

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    CE to 1850 CE, is an Islamic dynasty that invaded Hindu India. Akbar the Great, Aurangzeb, and Shah Jahan were the most famous leaders of the Mughal Dynasty. However, the most useful leader is Akbar the Great. To begin with, the Divine Faith was a huge contribution to making the Mughal successful. Secondly, the Mughal dynasty expanded to a significant extent due to Akbar the Great. The importance of education was valued in the Mughal Empire during Akbar’s reign. Lastly, the monumental…

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    Film Response Jodha Akbar I will answer the questions you asked on canvas regarding the film to display my understanding of the film and the fusion and clash of the Hindu and Muslim cultures. Akbar was a Muslim man of peace and truly wanted to see both Hindu, Muslims and other religions to flourish together in harmony, in the same environment. Octavio Paz tells us of how music was quite a large success in bringing the two religions together. He claims that the music of India greatly influenced…

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    Dara Shikoh, son of famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, lived up to the expectations of a great ruler until his downfall in 1659. Known for his intellectual ideas, peaceful pursuits, and political power, Dara Shikoh was expected to take the next role as a leader of the Mughal Empire after his father. Without a doubt, Shah Jahan favored his eldest son, so Dara was given the opportunities needed in order to be next in line. However, Dara’s life would be cut short after contending for the royal…

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    Tom is a despicable character who embodies everything that is wrong with society, and flies through life unpunished. Gatsby is a man who came from humble beginnings, and made something out of himself for the sole purpose of recuperating the one thing that ever made him feel alive – Daisy. Gatsby lied, cheated, and took part in organized crime, so what can possibly him great, you may ask. Well, in my opinion, Gatsby’s never-ending optimism, simplicity of heart, and power to make his dreams into…

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    Viewers would proclaim the film better because of its more realistic characterization. For instance, Slim "a tall man...moved with a majesty only achieved by royalty and master craftsmen....There was a gravity in his manner and a quiet so profound that all talk stopped when he spoke. His authority was so great that his word was taken on any subject..."(Steinbeck, 33). Steinbeck portrayed Slim as God. Steinbeck spent an entire page describing Slim 's physique and indicated that Slim is unique.…

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    As the growing bubble of the stock market suddenly stopped some of the wealthiest people in our country instantly became paupers. Of coarse as a direct result of the crash, the economy weakened and unemployment skyrocketed. Now as to whether the crash was the case of the great depression is still strongly debatable. Since the great depression happened after the 1929 stock market crash, many people blamed it for the economic collapse. Some held President Hoover responsible, others targeted the…

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    In The Great Gatsby written by F. Scott Fitzgerald money, power, and the fulfillment of dreams is what the story’s about. On the surface the story is about love but underneath it is about the decay of society’s morals and how the American dream is a fantasy, only money and power matter. Money, power, and dreams relate to each other by way of three of the characters in the book, Gatsby, Daisy, and Tom. Gatsby is the dreamer, Daisy cares about money, and Tom desires and needs power. People who…

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    This concluded that the genre of people that were approaching were of a higher class than most who possess riches and elegant garments that they could flaunt amongst others. It?s as if they were dressing up for a Halloween party. Their garments were immense and ostentatious so people could recognize who they were and they could at least have the attention on them for few minutes. If their outfit was excessive, then the rest of their attire had to be fit to a tee, including their hair, nails,…

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