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    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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    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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    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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    Reducing Nuclear Warheads

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    The solution is to cut the number of nuclear warheads the United States have in their arsenal. To reduce the number of nukes an effective way would be to close down nuclear silos, which are mostly located in the mid-west of the United States. Many people argue that disposing of nuclear weapons isn’t cost affected and is to expensive. These counterpoints led to the discussion of disarming the plutonium Pu-239 and uranium U-235 cores that set the explosion in the bombs. James Conca from Forbes…

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    Juan Pujol Role Model

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    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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    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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    Laurel Zucker Essay

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    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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    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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    Marley And Me Analysis

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    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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    Introduction To Sociology

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    In the first semester of Introduction to Sociology three main contributors/theorists have been discussed. Those three contributors/theorists include Carl Marx, Max Weber, and Emile Durkheim. Without these three men we would not have the sociological theories that we have today. Emile Durkheim was born in France on April 15, 1858. Durkheim believed that science is one of the greatest inventions of the human mind. One of main goals in his studies was to get sociology to be recognized as a science…

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