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    Karl Marx and Emile Durkheim: A Difference in Views Taylor Wetherholt SO 350 Dr. Ames December 10, 2014 Introduction This essay intends to compare and contrast the various beliefs of Marl Marx through a conflict perspective and Emile Durkheim’s functionalist perspective. It will comprise of a brief introduction of their lives and familiarize you with their accomplishments and major work contributions. Focusing majorly on both Marx and Durkheim’s views and ideas of Religion and the…

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    The Plantagenets was a powerful family that ruled England for more than three centuries, from 1154 to 1485. During the 15th and 16th centuries, periods of violence and upheaval shook England. The death of Edward III caused the descendants of the two main houses of the Plantagenet families—York and Lancaster—to fight for their right to the throne, causing the War of the Roses to erupt (Miller, 2003). This time period, before the war began, England inherited the King Henry VI, whose reign was soft…

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    Eleanor Of Aquitaine

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    Introduction The focus of this report will be Eleanor of Aquitaine and the legacy on Medieval Europe. The sign legacy that Eleanor left in the Second Crusade. Eleanor of Aquitaine The court of William IX, the Grandfather of Eleanor of Aquitaine was where Eleanor grew up. Young Eleanor was constantly surrounded by poetry, music, and most notably, courtly love. Eleanor of Aquitaine also knew how to ride a horse proficiently, could speak Latin, learned history, arithmetic and she knew how to…

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    In the sixteen century, a man named Martin Luther started one of the biggest reformation in the history of the world. This reformation was called “The Protestant Reformation”, which lasted from 1517-1521. The Protestant Reformation movement spread through Europe during the sixteenth century like wildfire, and once it started people began to stand up and take notice. Martin Luther is said to be the most influential voices within the movement. Martin Luther is the reason that religious…

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    Four Brix Analysis

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    Many times we feel that wine tasting involves long trips to places like Santa Ynez, Paso Robles or Napa and often fail to look in our own backyards. Four Brix is one of those local diamonds in the rough being a part of the Ventura Wine Trail that I have shamefully failed to visit in a long time. Gary and Karen Stewart have been long time friends and supporters of Grape of the Night (GOTN). My last visit to Four Brix was in 2013 with the GOTN group where Gary not only tasted us on their fine…

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    How did the black death affect the peasants? - Medicine and health was a very important part of the life for people in medieval England, to stay alive from the diseases’/sickness you had to have medicine. But some people couldn’t afford it. Unfortunately the peasants were part of those people who couldn’t afford to stay alive. It was sad because for the peasants in medieval England poor health/ diseases were a part of there daily routine. Sadly even when the peasants could afford to get medicine…

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    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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    The Truth Behind Sugar The American population is fatter than ever before. When compared to the seventies, the obesity rates of today have increased almost 20%. So, why are more people obese today? The answer lies within the food Americans are consuming everyday. As a result of food industries replacing fat for sugar, the human body has started to store fat more easily and increased the United States’ obesity rates. When taking a look back into history, the low-to-no-fat movement ironically can…

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    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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    The dictionary defines a rogue as “a dishonest or unprincipled man,” (dictionary) and a hero as “a person noted for courageous acts of nobility or character.” (dictionary) The name Jean Lafitte is associated with both of these epithets and stirs a mixture of emotions and reactions in many people. Some describe Lafitte as “The Terror of The Gulf,” while others construe him as “The Hero of New Orleans.” To most, he was known as one of the last pirates of the Gulf of Mexico. Throughout his life,…

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