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  • Organized Crime In The Great Gatsby

    After the ratification of the Eighteenth Amendment in 1820, banning the selling and use of alcohol, bands of criminals across the country rose to satisfy many Americans' need for alcohol and much more. This was the catalyst that ignited a spark of crime that burned in America for decades to come. These criminals hid behind the bustle of everyday life, simply doing their job of organized crime. Whether it be bootlegging, laundering, stealing, or murdering this heterogeneous mix of criminals were…

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  • Martial Law: Abuses Of The Marcos Regime

    Abuses of the Marcos Regime Martial law is the most ruthless way to extend one’s presidency in a nation. Ferdinand Marcos made the young activists and concerned citizens look like rebels that are trying to ruin our nation. He made it as a reason to impose martial law in our country. But before the imposing of martial law many significant events happened in our country. After he won his election to for presidency in 1965, he planned numerous projects that would definitely boost our economy.…

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  • Caroline Mickas: The Story Of The Temple Of Artemis

    The Temple of Artemis By: Caroline Mickas What is the Story of the Temple of Artemis ? The Temple of Artemis was one of the 7 wonders of the ancient worlds. The Temple of Artemis had a very unfortunate life because it was destroyed at least 3 times, when it was destroyed it was rebuilt bigger and more impressive, and it was rebuilt and destroyed for 1082 years before they stopped rebuilding it. Location of the Temple of Artemis The temple would have built in Turkey today,…

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  • Change In Enthalpy For The Combustion Of Magnesium Metal

    magnesium oxide. It would be difficult to measure the heat of the reaction since the reaction is rapid and occurs at a high temperature (LeMay et al, 1996). So, to determine the change in enthalpy we will employ Hess’s Law of heat summation: It states that the value of DH for a reaction is the same whether it occurs directly or as a series of steps (LeMay et al, 1996). We will perform the two following reactions: Mg + 2HCl ® MgCl2 + H2 and MgO + 2HCl ® MgCl2 + H2O, determine their enthalpy…

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  • Is Terrorism Ever Justified

    If you were to ask someone what the definition of terrorism is, you’d most likely get answers like bombings and groups of people trying to hurt others, but the more accepted and applicable definition is summarized as: combatants inflicting violence on noncombatants for ideological, political, or monetary gain. My inquiry derived from this definition is terrorism ever justified? The conundrum with this concept of terrorism is that there is so many characteristics to terrorism that must all fit…

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  • What Is A Morally Right To Assisted Suicide?

    Who should make the decision that will allow a terminally ill person to die a painless dignified death, or should they have to continue to suffer until nature takes it course? Assisted suicide, the debate weather it’s morally right to assist someone to their death, while on their death bed, or to continue to administrate pain management until it’s their natural time to go. As of 2015, at least 18 states legislatures and District of Columbia are considering whether to allow physician-assisted…

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  • Lord Of The Flies Thesis Analysis

    According to the World Health Organization, Around 20% of the world's children and adolescents have mental disorders or problems. In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, a group of boys, led by Ralph, are stranded on an island after a plane crash. Jack and Ralph have a constant bicker between the two of them on who is leader. Piggy has civilized ideas and helps to keep everything in order. Soon later, things get out of hand and turns savage. Despite the orderliness and how civilized things may…

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  • The Challenges Of The Syrian Civil War In The Black Panther

    When viewed from the lens of revolutionary movements, the superhero film Black Panther resembles the current Syrian civil war that originated from the uprising in 2011. The characters in the movie tie into the actors in Syria, like the government and the rebels, as well as Iran and Russia’s involvement. In the movie, T’Challa became the king of Wakanda after his father T’Chaka died. The first challenge that T’Challa faces is from the Jabari Tribe Leader named M’Baku. As T’Challa must defend his…

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  • Michael Kimmel Gender Class And Terrorism Analysis

    On September 11, 2001, four planes were hijacked by members of a group called Al Qaeda. The first two planes were crashed into the Twin Towers. The third plane was crashed into the pentagon. The fourth and final plane crashed in a remote area of Pennsylvania. This large scale attack lead to the death of 2,977 Americans and thousands more having been injured (“September 11, 2001: Background and Timeline of the Attacks”). This event would later be known as the worst attack on terror to have…

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  • What Is The Pitfalls Of Ethnocentrism

    to the destruction of the world trade Centre and the loss of thousands souls. Ethnocentrism might have contributed to this attack in the sense that, the civilians who carried out the terror attack belonged to the subculture called “radical Islamic or Al Qaeda,” which believes in a society of dictatorship, inequality among human beings and superiority of their culture…

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