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    France Research Paper

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    people, art and fashion thrive. It’s best known for this art, fashion, and lifestyle. It has many landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, Louvre Museum, Notre Dame cathedral and the Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxembourg Garden.) Another well-known city is Bordeaux. Even though it only has a population of 213,000, it is world famous for it’s wine. Its landmarks are the Pont de Pierre bridge and Esplanade des Quinconces (largest public square in France.) One last popular city is Lyon. Its population is…

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    Think about the stereotypical raider or pirate. This image presumably portrays a tough, unkempt, and harsh man. This man probably doesn’t really care about others and will do anything to get what he wants, or his treasure, he even steals and lies. Now think about how others view that man and what they think of him. Most would say that he is eerie and intimidating looking, while others may admire him for his bravery and strength. Chaucer would tend to fall in the median of the two views. In the…

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    Baron de Montesquieu was born on January 19, 1689, at La Brède, in southwest France to a wealthy family. He was educated at Oratorian Collège de Juilly and received a law degree from the University of Bordeaux in 1708. When his father died in 1713 he went back to La Brède to manage his estates and money. That was the main source of Montesquieu’s wealth. Montesquieu died during 1755 of a fever in Paris, France (Bok). Baron de Montesquieu was an Enlightenment thinker during the Enlightenment…

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    Tower”. The last night we were there went to the fancy restaurant called “Bofinger”. Poets and artists through the ages have been known to hang out there. We left the next day to go back to Louisville with our aunt as my mom and step-dad went to Bordeaux. This was my favorite vacation I’ve ever…

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    He accomplished this when the University of Bordeaux gave him the first academic appointed in sociology. The second major contribution in sociology was he wanted to show how social forces affect people. He also accomplished this when he started a research on suicide rates. His research showed him that…

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    Émile Durkheim's Suicide

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    follow the path towards becoming a rabbi, but to ultimately walk away from his faith in Judaism. In 1879, he was admitted to the École Normale Supérieure, which was a prominent school in it's time. He was for some time a professor at the University of Bordeaux and for a short time he became politically active in the 1894, particularly in the Dreyfus Affair. In 1894, Dreyfus, who was Jewish, was falsely accused to be a German spy, and was imprisoned and Émile took part in the attempt to free him.…

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    During the beginning of World War 2, the probability of who the victor would be scared the entire world. Hitler dominated many of the first battles in the Second World War. He had carefully crafted battle plans and the gained supporters needed to carry out his master plans; to take down the world, starting with Europe. The reality of how powerful he truly was became obvious right before the Battle of Britain commenced. Canada’s participation in the Battle of Britain played a significant…

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    Performance Enhancing Drugs in Cycling Introduction From the very beginning when humans have engaged in competitive sports, they have tried to gain every possible edge against their opponents. An advantage that can be achieved through honest means such as hard work, determination and perseverance towards the sport. Contrarily, it could also be achieved through dishonest means such as through the use of illegal chemical agents known as Performance Enhancing Drugs or PEDs. The use of Performance…

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    J.K. Rowling is famous for stating, “Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and, therefore, the foundation of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.” This is relevant to innovation in the point that if you are not moving forward, you are moving backwards. In modern times, innovation is the force that…

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    As the human population continues to grow, farmers have adapted their practices to keep up with the increasing demand for food. While farmers have managed to supply the market with enough food, increased production has opened the doors to nutrient depletion of soils, contaminated groundwater, higher farming costs, and commercialized farms that are designed to turn out large quantities of single crops. With so many issues affecting the market and the future of agriculture, some farmers are…

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