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    Some people hold grudges for something that has happened years ago, even if it is something historical. In 1923, 1.5 million Armenians had been murdered, or taken to a desert where they were not fed and died of starvation. Nobody, not even the international community, did anything to prevent or stop this. This resulted into killing about 3 thousand Armenian lives. It all started on April 24th, 1915. Armenians were rounded up- being arrested, deported, and executed. Hundreds of thousands died,…

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    The Armenian Genocide

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    The Armenian Genocide was very similar to other cases of human rights violations because factors such as scapegoating were followed by dehumanization. From the beginning during the Ottoman Empire, Christians were discriminated against as they paid higher taxes than Muslims. During World War I, Armenians were scapegoated because of their Christian beliefs, which supposedly influenced their loyalty to their country. Similarly, in the Holocaust, Hitler blamed the Jews for all the economic problems…

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    What do you think of when you think of genocide? Most of you probably think of the Holocaust where the Jews were the target of the Nazis. Often many people forget about the genocide that happened about 15-20 years before that. The Armenian Genocide was the Ottoman Empire's destruction of the Armenian Christian population. This was at the fall of the Ottoman Empire. The Armenian Genocide is a forgotten genocide because it is not recognized by many nations but it did have its impact on the country…

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    What happened during the Armenian genocide still today affects those who survived that horrific experience and even the family members of those victims who didn’t make it through and of those who did survive the genocide. The reason for the genocide was that the Ottomans believed that the Armenians were a problem in Turkey ands they needed to get rid of them in order to save Turkey and also because they were non-Muslim and believed them to be second-level and this is what led to the mass murder…

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    Fuller and his wife Linda, Habitat has built or renovated more than 800,000 homes around the world, providing more than 4 million people with safe, decent, affordable shelter. Habitat for Humanity Armenia Habitat for Humanity Armenia is the national office of Habitat for Humanity International in Armenia, dedicated to the cause of eliminating poverty housing and improving housing conditions of families with low income. It has been active since 2000 and has since this time supported more than…

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    Marco Polo's The Travels

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    The Greater Armenia consists of three chief cities including: Erzincan, Erzerum, and Ercis. Erzincan is the most splendid and is located near the entrance and consists of Armenians and vassals of the Tartars. In the summer, all of the armies of the Tartars of the Levant are stationed in this providence to graze their animals. They leave in the winter because of the cold and go to a warmer region. In the center of Great Armenia there is a very high mountain that is shaped…

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    Geopolitical Dilemmas

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    Azerbaijan is a small nation that borders Russia, Georgia, Turkey, and Armenia. Azerbaijan and Armenia have conflict due to Nagorno-Karabakh; and area of land located within Azerbaijan however Armenia believes that it belongs to them. In this essay, I will be writing about the geopolitical dilemmas and the best situation for Azerbaijan to be in. The conflict goes on for a long time, which resulted in many civilians dying on both nations. Despite Azerbaijan being in a bad situation, it has two…

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    Seljuks were Turkic nomads from Turkmenistan, related to the Uighurs, who entered the Abbasid empire around 950 AD and gradually converted to Sunni Islam. By 1030 AD the Seljuks were beginning to try to get power for themselves, and they soon conquered the Ghaznavids (who were also Turkic) and controlled most of Persia (modern Iran). Their capital was at Isfahan. Like the Ghaznavids, the Seljuks spoke Persian and encouraged Persian culture. By 1055, the Seljuk king Togrul Beg had conquered Iraq…

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    The Constitutional Court and the Court of Cassation of the Republic of Armenia are constitutional bodies as they are defined by the Constitution. The latter defines the structure, the procedure of formation and the functions of the Constitutional and Cassation courts. These courts are bodies of justice and are included in the branch of judicial power that is defined in Chapter 6 of the 2005 Constitution of RA. Both of these courts are component parts of the judicial system. They are separate and…

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    In 301 a.d. Armenia became the first country in the world to adopt Christianity as state religion. Since then Christianity became the spiritual core of the Armenian people and the soul of their culture. Due to the efforts of the church, Armenian culture was formed and acquired its distinguishing features. The invention of the alphabet by Mesrop Mashtots was primarily dictated by the missionary objectives and the desire to bring the word of God to the heart of each Armenian. In addition, it…

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