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    failures. When making a judgement about whether an individual such as Albert Speer is a winner or not, it is integral for historians to take into consideration his multitudal achievements and failures. One may argue that his greatest achievements included his indulgence in archiectural projects, his rise into nazi hierarchy and even his ability to increase German weapons production as the Armaments Minister, in the face of serious adversity and opposition. However, to say that Albert Speer is…

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    judgement on the contribution of Albert Speer to the history of Nazi Germany, and to international history, one must look into his role as Hitler 's architect and his role as Minister for Armaments. In order to better understand Speer, one must look into his background. Albert Speer the apolitical technocrat, was born in Mannheim, Germany on 19th March, 1905. He was the son of a wealthy and successful architect. While his family wealth provided Speer with numerous advantages in life, due to his…

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    entitled Inside Third Reich, Albert Speer depicts his time as Adolf Hitler’s head architect and a very close personal friend. Their friendship lasted nearly 12 years, ending when HItler committed suicide in his bunker. After the war Speer was certain that he would be sentenced to death by hanging like many other Nazi leaders. Instead he was sentenced to a 20 year sentence in Spandau prison. He was granted this sentence in lieu of death due to a convincing case made at the Nuremberg trials. Speer…

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    Personality Study: Albert Speer “Describe THREE key events that were influential in the rise to prominence of the personality you have studied.” Albert Speer joined the Nazi party due to an intense reaction to the personal nature of Hitler's call to arms. While Speer was working at a university in Berlin, Hitler came to address the students and teachers. Speer was immediately impressed by the blue suit Hitler wore because how he presented himself was completely different to the…

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    Architectural Grandeur An analytical study of Albert Speer’s work and how he created memory through works of ar¬¬chitecture. The scale of a building is usually driven by the client’s notion to create and establish an understanding that is derived from its appearance and structural might: an experience by the people that experience the spaces within the building. It’s also through the scale of the building that memory of the owner will transcend into the future to create a lasting memory.…

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    In addition to the trait aspect of personality, the external environment also influences our personality whether we realize it or not. External environment like parenting style, culture, or school influences and shapes our behavior and perception. The longer one lives in the same environment, one may be influenced by the culture of the surrounding. This, external environment, then influences our traits. No matter how much one’s personality may change according to the environment, a person’s core…

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    Freedom can mean many things to many people, freedom to me means being liberated from what once held one in bondage. Although, freedom according to the Merriam Webster’s dictionary gives a concise definition which states: “Liberation from slavery or restraint or from the other power of another: independence. Nevertheless, Martin Luther king Jr. is a well-known activist who fought for the freedom for African Americans. Also know for the March and his I have a dream speech. He wrote a letter…

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    Albert Einstein's Photoelectric Effect

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    “frame of reference” which contradicted Galileo’s previously believed theory of relativity, giving the scientific community a different idea to ponder (Hayden 12). Albert discovered that the universe was constantly expanding, later proven by Edwin Hubble, which discredited the previous view that the universe was static or never changing, altering the scientific world’s past beliefs (Biography.com 14). One of Einstein’s published papers explained the photoelectric effect. The photoelectric effect…

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    Internal Conflicts of Ethical Reasoning Over the course of human history, civilizations have evolved using analogous ethical codes and social principles. Although these societies have succeeded for many centuries, people often lacked the ability to see their faults. The fault in every society is the inability to have complete conformity to a single idea. While few deem these guidelines breakable, the majority express that breaking these ethical codes will ultimately result in the downfall of an…

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    Inside Albert Camus’s The Stranger, Camus portrays Meursault as an absurd hero. Meursault was attached to the physical world, and he was different from a normal individual. Meursault would have a direct impact from the “shimmering heat” (17) of the sun, which ultimately caused him to “squeeze his hand around [his] revolver” (59) and kill an Arab. As a result, Meursault had to live in jail, and he had to change his routine. He would spend “sixteen to eighteen hours a day” (79) sleeping, and his…

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