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    For a man who was quoted for his dislike of Paris, Marquis de Lafayette spent a large proportion of his life fighting for the city, and working hard to help it grow. It seemed that no matter what the man could do, he would not be recognized for what he did for his country. He lived in Paris through its biggest period of change. Such periods were the revolution, the reign of terror, napoleon, the bourbon restoration and the July revolution. In each time his name was known, and he worked hard to have an effect, yet he is known mostly for the streets named after him. Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette grew up with a name that was a mouthful. He said in his autobiography “It’s not my fault, I was baptized…

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    Enrique Iglesias was born Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler on May 8, 1975, in Madrid, Spain. He is the youngest of three children and son of popular Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, and Isabel Preysler, a well-known Madrid socialite. Iglesias grew up in the spot light in Miami and began singing as a teenager. He released his self-titled debut album in 1995 and proved to be a huge success. By early 2012, Iglesias had sold more than 60 million records worldwide. Some of his most successful songs…

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    Napoleon Bonaparte

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    Napoleon Bonaparte was a rebellious tyrant who caused a lot of trouble for the continent of Europe. Unbeknownst to European countries, he formed alliances with them, then attacked them while they were weak . While Napoleon may have failed in many of these attempts, he still killed the people and looted their supplies, leaving the grieving families to starve and perish of hunger. Napoleon was a narcissistic and self-indulging man who crowned himself emperor of France, which led him to rise over…

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    Known for her stories about adolescents struggling towards adulthood, Higuchi Ichiyō creates a small world full of contrasting young characters in one of her famous works, “Child’s Play”. Also known as “Takekurabe”, which translates to “growing up”, the children of the story cross the line that separates child from adult during a period of individualism and edification. Although “Child’s Play” embraces the purity of the coming-of-age theme, it adds darker elements in order to show the realistic…

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    governments want to control crime and burakumin through fear and example. To do such a thing they used various methods of torture and execution through means like being boiled alive, beheading, mutilations, flogging, and tattooing. They would Tattoo as a way so that other domains would be able to tell if one was a criminal and what they were charged with. At the time they would also create a punished corpse in order to set an example of those who went against the laws. During the late Tokugawa…

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    Immediately following the Meiji Restoration, elementary education was mandatory for both boys and girls. This gave way to a new ideal of “good wife, wise mother” which signified a modern, wage earning woman. Wage earning women and girls working in factories and cut off from their traditional domestic roles as subservient housewives challenged the preconceived notion of gender and the role the patriarchal system had set for them. Adding to the notion of the “good wife, wise mother” ideal was the…

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    The Meiji Restoration, also known as the Reign of the Meiji Emperor was a massive movement that took place in 1868, which brought about an industrialization in Japan. The movement began when the Tokugawa Shogun, who ruled Japan; who lost his power due to being overthrown, was replaced by the emperor of Japan to the supreme position. The emperor chose “Meiji” as the name for his rule as it referred to the “Enlightened Rule”. As the nation began restoring itself, it had to tackle many of its…

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    Microleakage Case Study

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    use of an acid-etch technique to produce microscopic pores in enamel and dentin. Then, a fluid bonding material is applied and allowed to penetrate the pores, sealing them and mechanically locking into the tooth structure. According to Hatrick and Eakle in 2016, they stayed that this technique offers several advantages in producing retention. It requires less removal of tooth structure because no undercuts are necessary, it produces a stronger retentive force between tooth and restoration,…

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    Role Of Women In Kokoro

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    Westernized country. Although the modernization of Japan was a welcomed change, many Japanese were torn between the inevitable modernity of their country and their tradition. The modernization of Japan brought about societal changes in the role of women, but similar to the Meiji era, the representation of women in Kokoro were torn between modernity and tradition. Through the characterization of the three women in the novel, his diction, and his tone, Soseki demonstrated the roles and views of…

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    During the Meiji Restoration era, Japan underwent many political, social and economic changes. These changes were truly revolutionary and occurred throughout the decade following the year 1868. These changes occurred in the same time period as many other countries all over the world. However, in Japan’s case, rather the commoners taking power from the monarchy, aristocracy was the one that initiated the changes which led to this time period in Japan being called “aristocratic revolution”…

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