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    Ethnic Conflict In Rwanda

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    In Rwanda, relations between the Hutu majority ethnic group and the Tutsi minority group have been historically bad due to the Tutsis receiving favorable treatment from Western powers (“Rwanda: How the Genocide Happened” 1. Their conflict has more to do with perception of each other than physical difference as the two groups speak the same language, have the same culture, and look very similar. Despite these physical and cultural similarities, tension between the two escalated dramatically on April 6, 1994 when the Rwandan president of the time was shot and killed. Hutu leaders in government blamed Tutsi rebels for the attack and issued a “campaign of retribution” to punish the Tutsis (“Rwanda: How the Genocide Happened” 1). This was essentially an order for Hutus to slaughter any Tutsi that lasted until July when the rebel Tutsi group captured the government and stopped the violence (“Rwanda: How the Genocide Happened” 1). The results of this were catastrophic as an estimated 1 million people were killed, 150,000-200,000 were raped and another 1.5 million exiled the country (“Rwanda:…

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    (Varin) At first, Belgium was accused of being a product of international diplomacy rather than a naturally developing nation. Citizens and outsiders alike called it an ‘artificial creation. There was a lack of common language and independence; two important factors when considering nationalism. Nationalism in Belgium began around the late 19th century. At the time, people wanted to subdue the ethnic and linguistic divide that seemed to plague the Belgian nation; they wanted to…

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    troops to have majority power in Belgium government. Walloon’s living area—Southern Belgium is participated industrial revolution brings Belgium booming economy and more advantage for Walloons. The majority ethnic group, Flanders, were not that advantaged on Heavy Industry resource like Walloons in the industrial revolution. They were resent by Walloon-Belgium government. For example, Brussel as the capital of Belgium that located in Flanders area but due to Walloons regime were not favored in…

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    The Life Of Audrey Hepburn

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    Everybody knows Audrey Hepburn as a famous actress and model, but not many people know her background. Her childhood was definitely not pleasant in fact, it was very corrupt while growing up in Brussels, Belgium with World War 2 being in effect. The war caused her childhood to change in many directions. However, that did not stop her from losing hope and determination for her future. Hepburn was brought into the world on May 4, 1929, in Brussels, Belgium. She was born from a Dutch mother, Ella…

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    Northern Baroque Art

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    With the rise of the open market, many people desired to have paintings of their own experiences and surroundings, leading to the rise in popularity of still-lifes and landscapes. Landscapes, which were once considered lowly paintings, were now the staple of seventeenth-century dutch painting. One such example of Dutch landscape painting, is Jacob von Ruisedals, View of Haarlem with Bleaching Grounds. Throughout his career as a painters, Jacob van Ruisdael completed many paintings of Haarlem,…

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    The Netherlands

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    World Fact book: Netherlands ) The Dutch Untied Providences were under Spanish rule until 1579 when they declared their independence (The World Fact book: Netherlands). In the 17th century, the Netherlands was one of world’s leading…

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    Dutch Art In China

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    academic interests center on cross-cultural interactions during the early modern period manifested in visual and material culture. I am particularly interested in the relationship, fostered by trade, between China, Japan and the Netherlands. During the seventeenth and eighteenth century, Dutch society experienced a dramatic transformation with the establishment of the…

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    The World of Bosses “I need a job!” A job is relevant for many reasons. Jobs provide money that feeds a family and pays bills. Unfortunately a job includes a lot more than just making money. Managers, shift-leaders, and supervisors are a major are just a few disadvantages when it comes to working. Many bosses are not friendly. Bosses have data to record, people to hire, hours to work and people to instruct. Pressure takes over a boss 's life. Although there are bosses who are manipulators,…

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    Essay On Dutch Imperialism

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    The Dutch colonization of Indonesia, in particular the movement towards pasteurizing the Aceh region of Islamic radicalism, during the 1800s, represented a dramatic approach by foreign powers to instigate a level of subversive power over the Javanese people. Moreover, the actions taken by the Dutch colonial authorities and scholars impacted the inter-relations and cohesiveness of local populations in Java and preyed on vulnerabilities amongst community groups and neighbors over what was…

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    At the young age of 17, Henrietta got married to a man named John who was 20 years her senior. This means the wedding took place in the month of November in the year 1952. Even though he was a number of years older, she did not care. They were truly in love because she lit up every time we would talk about him. He was from Indonesia, but was living in the Netherlands (due to the Dutch rule in Indonesia). He was twenty years older than her but that did not seem to bother her discourage her…

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