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  • The Passing Of The Aborigines Essay

    In 1770 Captain James Cook landed in Botany Bay with instructions to “with the consent of the natives take possession of the convenient situations in the name of the King… or if you find the land uninhabited Take Possession for His Majesty” (Australian Museum, 2015) these instructions held to European international laws at the time, however this request or the laws were not followed in the occupation of Australia. Cook declared the land he called New South Wales to be the property of Britain’s…

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  • The Unmade Bed Analysis

    works of Gertrude Käsebier, Imogen decided to revisit photography once more. Despite this fact, Imogen studied Chemistry under Dr. Horace Byers. She studied the chemistry aspect of photography, paying for her education through making slides for the botany department. Later, she would make prints of the North American Indians for Edward Curtis. A few years later, she would receive a grant that allowed her to study photographic chemistry in…

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  • Charles Darwin's Influence On Individuals And Networks

    The many different networks found in The Jewel House, Fruits and Plains: The Horticultural Transformation, The Philosophical Breakfast Club, Charles Darwin: The Power of Place, and The Thrilling Adventures of Babbage and Lovelace *The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer, contributed to the production of natural knowledge because within each of these networks, scientists exchanged their work and findings amongst each other with hopes to further natural knowledge. Amongst these scientists…

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  • Hardship Autobiography

    It all began on December 10, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. I was said to be a fair, polite, and behaving child, besides the fact that my mother was quite cold. I mostly lived with my intelligent persistent father that single handedly founded Amherst Academy, was your father that innovative? I lived in a non wealthy household that attended a Calvinist church regularly. The lifestyle I lived shaped me into the soft spoken woman I lived to be. When I was younger I was just like every other girl I…

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  • Why People Need To Be Able To Survive

    All humans are connected to each other. We all have the same basic needs that sustain our existence. After years of evolving, human needs have extended beyond only physiological. We’ve expanded into desiring self-actualization and a sense of belonging. By fulfilling these needs and longings, we ultimately reduce suffering and ensure survival. Although most of present society cradles the current generation, it doesn’t deplete the usefulness to possess survival abilities and knowledge. This is…

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  • Da Vinci Accomplishments

    Da Vinci was a very complex man. Many know him for his art; such as the “Mona Lisa” and “The Last Supper”, but a handful of people cant identify him for his other accomplishments. In the next few pages, we will learn how and why da Vinci became an expert in art, architecture, engineering, science, and much more. Da Vinci’s interest in art became noticeable at a youthful age of 15. His father, Ser Piero, first introduced him to the most respected and flourishing artists in Florence by the name of…

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  • 18th Century Women

    particular women were shamed, because it wasn’t a norm. We see a diverse fascination with natural sciences in Europe and America. These particular women can be seen shadowing male scientists during their time. Different fields of study were focused on: Botany, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Mathematics, Medicine, Natural History, and so on. During this 18th century era especially, both men and women became interested in several scientific fields, this is where term naturalists came about.…

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  • Biological/Physical Anthropology: A Brief Biography Of Charles Darwin

    across the Atlantic Ocean, and provide a detailed survey of the southern portions of South America, returning via Australia after circling the Earth (O 'Neil, 2006). During his time onboard, Darwin collected numerous specimens and worked closely with botany, geology and zoology principles through hands-on experiments and research. His biggest breakthrough would later be his visit to Galápagos Islands. These islands were particularly interesting as there were many species found in no other parts…

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  • Edgar Allan Poe's Accomplishments

    Edgar Allen Poe died in Baltimore on October 7th, 1849. This is a great shame as he was one of the greatest literary minds this country has ever produced. He will certainly be known as one of the best horror and mystery authors of all time, as well as one of the first. Poe had very few friends, if any, but his literary accomplishments were too great for his death to go unnoticed. Born in Boston on January 19, 1809 his family was a very honorable one. His grandfather, David Poe, Sr., was well…

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  • A Brave New World Movie Analysis

    and Betas can participate in. In addition to these treatments, Delta babies are set in front of books and flowers and then they are given “a mild electric shock” (21). Once seen, the Director explains to the children, “They’ll be safe from books and botany all their lives” (22). As a result, they will remain on track of their predestined lives of working in factories. Moreover, lives are also predestined in The Giver. As each individual is young, they are watched over by those in charge. As they…

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