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    memories which I have them from the journey from town to town back in my country. I raised up in the town called Kabul shah in the province of Kandahar in Afghanistan. The Kandahar province is one of the most famous provinces out of 36 in Afghanistan. One of the reasons for being such an important place is because most of the kings or presidents were from this region. The Kandahar province is the birth place of a famous tribe named Pashtun. If we count other Pashtun tribes and Pashtun provinces in the country, they make almost 75 percent of the population in the country. The province of Kandahar has many small and big cities, and most of the residents of the cities are Sunni. This region of the country is very reach in history and most of the empires were dissolved in this region of the country. The income source of local people was from agriculture until recent, but now most of the people found access to the world trade and they started importing goods to the country for business. The city where I was born is also called Kandahar which is the mean city of the Kandahar province. The town where I raised up Kabul Shah is pretty much the same as Fernea described the village of El Nahra in her book. The houses in the town are made of mud and most of them are made by the owner of the house or local constrictors which is called Bana in Pashto. The families’ structure in the town are also the same as it was described in the story by Fernea for the village of El Nahra. Most of the…

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    would treat him as a leader. Alexander deserved to be called, the Great, because of his strategic military skills, ambition to become a great leader at a young age, and the way he maintained and controlled his empire when he was the king (Plutarch 4). A larger empire was something Alexander lusted for. Those who he failed to persuade to live under his rule he overpowered with his army, forcing his leadership upon them. When it came to combat Alexander excelled in strategizing and outsmarting…

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    Imperialism is defined as “the policy of extending a nation’s authority by territorial acquisition or by establishing economic and political hegemony over other nations.” As Western European powers continued to extend their empires across the world, the idea of a new imperialism would emerge between the period 1880-1914. The principle of new imperialism involved the extension of Western political and economic dominance in parts of Africa, the Middle East, and Asia in the late nineteenth and…

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    Empire features a large ensemble cast following the lives of the Lyon family as they struggle to attain what they believe is rightfully theirs. In this musical soap opera an assortment of issues are addressed such as sexuality, expectations, inheritance, and most importantly family. The Lyon family is not your typical household with a celebrity father and an ex-con for mother this family is not easily relatable in the typical sense. However Empire finds a way to show relationships that can be…

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    Before his trip, he always had an exuberance for life, and loved spending time together with our children. Now, he barely speaks, and his once kind eyes are cold and distant, as if replaying the horrors he experienced abroad. In order to prevent other families from experiencing this disheartening experiencing this, I urge you, sir, to stop these missions to Africa. From the little my husband has said since his return, the main areas with which he took issues fell into three main areas:…

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    How did imperialists justify their actions? How did the anti-imperialists justify their position? Consider the role of race, economics, science, and religion. Moral implications of American imperialism are that we are just trying to extend our land to make more businesses and trade to help our economy. These are the justifications to our actions about taking over other countries. Anti-imperialist do not believe in the extension of land and territories. "the anti-imperialist's did not oppose…

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    references to imperialism were made, it was found that not all that was implied was in original texts were true. In schools, Imperialism wasn 't learned about as much as it was first insinuated to be. The Empire was hardly a subject lectured. This is proven by the knowledge of the education system in the time of the nineteenth century…

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    In this story Elephant, is about a man out of his natural region and out of place in a different country with different ethnicities. In this story there was a man who was peer pressured to kill an Elephant who wasn’t being destructive anymore. The man who was pressured to kill this animal was pressured even though the elephant wasn’t in musk anymore. The three main messages in this story's is that he has no real intentions to kill an elephant, this story suggests that we sometimes do things we…

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    parallel between the British Empire and a Burmese elephant to convey a message about imperialism: although imperialism is justified by the European Empire, in actuality, its nature is horrendous, and it is the British Empire that has destroyed its own freedoms. At the very beginning of his essay, Orwell brings up his point of view towards British imperialism. He claims that “imperialism was an evil thing” (Orwell 144) and he is against the invaders, the British. The fact, that he can’t wait to…

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    self-destructive nature of imperialism. Perhaps imperialism is a self-destructive force as oppression eventually turns the oppressed into oppressors. The narrator asserts that, “When the white man turns tyrant it is his own freedom that he destroys”(606). He says this in order to response his own subjection to the will of the Burmese who wish him to shoot the elephant which he does because he wants to “avoid looking a fool” (607). This reveals a cyclical process about imperialism, that the…

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