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  • Racism And Stereotypes In Mafia III

    There are not many games that involve racism or are set in the sixties. Mafia 3 begins in 1968 in New Bordeaux, which is a made up cite eerily similar to New Orleans. The story revolves Lincoln Clay a biracial Vietnam vet who is the main protagonist in the game. After returning from war, he becomes involved in the Black Mob, an African American criminal gang…

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  • Feminism During The French Revolution

    French Revolution Feminism Despite the various events that happened during the French Revolution, such as the fall of Bastille, March on Versailles, and the Reign of Terror, women still prevailed and fought for their rights in a sexist and misogynist world. On October 4, 1789, a crowd of women marched towards Versailles demanding bread for their families. Fewer than two years later, in 1791, Marie Gouze, or better known as Olympes de Gouges, proposed a reform platform to the French National…

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  • Pandemics: The Black Death In The Middle Ages

    The word “pandemic” can be defined as a disease that takes over a whole country or even the world. The Black Death was exactly that, one of the most shocking and serious pandemics that took over Europe and Asia in the Middle Ages. The Black Death, also known as the Bubonic Plague, reached Europe in the late 1340s and killed around 25 million people there; altogether, it eventually killed an estimated 75 million people worldwide. The Black Death originated in China in the 1330s. China was a very…

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  • Roman Catacomb Mystery Analysis

    When we think of the ancient classical civilization of the Romans, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the amazing architectural feats, or rather the advanced forms of government that we still use to this very day? I submit that neither is as spectacular as the ancient underground catacombs that hold the mass graves of around 2000 skeletons. After watching the NOVA program (titled Roman Catacomb Mystery) on this specific catacomb, I found several interesting aspects of the graves that include, the…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The French Revolution

    The French Revolution, which is often described as the beginning of Modern Europe, represents the beginning of the 19th century. The political change brought by the Revolution was so immense that it caused other European powers to intervene to prevent its ideas from entering the conscious of their subjects. Ideals outlined by the Declarations of the Right of Man such as “Men are born and remain free and equal in rights” and “As all persons are held innocent until they shall have been declared…

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  • Laurel Zucker Essay

    This concert was performed by Flutist Laurel Zucker and Pianist John Cozza. This concert included works by Paul Taffanel, Olivier Messiaen, Eric Ewazen, Germaine Tailleferre, and Charles Griffes. Laurel Zucker is a flutist who left home at the age of 14 to study at the North Carolina School for the arts. She grew up with her brother and sister in Washington Heights, in Manhattan. Zucker begged her parents for a flute after hearing recordings and graduated high school at the age of 16 and studied…

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  • Jasmine: Flowers, A Symbolism Of Love

    Jasmine Flowers have always been a symbol of love. It defines the beauty of nature as well. Among flowers, there are certain kinds which have prominent status. Jasmine is one of them. Because of its beauty, fragrance and appearance it always inspired poets and writers to use this particular flower as a metaphor for the expression of their love. The word jasmine has been used differently in different ages. But its eternal meaning didn’t change with different cultures. In literary term,…

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  • Maximilien Robespierre Was The Cause Of The French Revolution

    revolution could be eliminated. Another threat to the power of the National Convention was the counter-revolutionary uprisings occurring within France itself. The uprisings that predominantly cultivated in the provinces of La Vendee and in the cities of Bordeaux and Lyons were ongoing and never-ceasing (French Revolution, pg. 76). It was both crucial and vital to sustain internal political order in France for the National Convention to be…

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  • Marley And Me Analysis

    Office and home repair projects seem to have taken most of our times. It has become very difficult to find some quality time to spend with our adorable pooches. Every relationship demands love, loyalty, trust, and of course time to grow and flourish. Hence, if you and your furry friend are feeling the absence of quality time from your lives, it's time to strengthen your bond. Spending time together is important, both for your dog and for you. After all, the relationship between your pet and…

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  • Juan Pujol Role Model

    World War II was a dark, terrible time in history. It was a time when maniacal, fascist dictators terrorized the masses, and showed signs of growing more powerful by the second. It was a time when citizens lived in fear of armies looting and burning their cities, and sought protection from bombs dropping mercilessly from the sky. It was a time when corruption ran deep into the government, and every official had suspicions about the others leaking information to the enemy. People were afraid,…

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