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    Bodam Castle Essay

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    Bodiam is located near Robertsbridge, by the river Rother in East Sussex. Its construction began in 1385 and was funded and owned by Sir Edward Dallingridge. Bodiam is said to be the most spectacular private castle of the decade. Bodiam is the kind of castle that most people imagine when they think what a medieval castle is supposed to look like, with its large stone walls and towers surrounded by moat looking very dramatic and highly defensive. Bodiam to this day remains very intact and is one of the most visually striking medieval England castles. The only time that Bodiam castle was under threat was during the Wars of Roses, when forces of Richard III were sent to siege Bodiam, but the castle is said to have surrendered without any resistance.[1]…

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    Nevertheless, Speck’s arrival in Indian River Hundred proved particularly fortuitous for the Nanticoke, who were at the time facing new challenges to their collective identity. Despite the 1881 law that established a tripartite school system, the county appointed a black teacher to work at the Warwick School in the 1910s and several black children were enrolled soon after. A group of Nanticoke responded unfavorably to these turn of events. After withdrawing their children from the Warwick…

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    East Asia in the 19th to the early 20th century was a time period of change, new approaches and constant pressures. After a lengthy era of isolationism East Asia was experiencing pressure from outside forces. The West approached with strong intentions and new ideas and unique cultural traditions. The Eastern Asian countries were finding themselves behind in advances in several different realms, such as, the military and in technology. Japan and China were suffering under the pressures to…

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    Currently, maritime security issues are an ongoing topic of discussion in East and South East Asia. Westerners who are unfamiliar with the problem, oftentimes wonder why these is so much animosity between countries such as China, Japan and the Korean Peninsula over “islands”. The Senkaku/Diaoyu island dispute between China and Japan is perhaps the most well known, while the Tsushima/Daemado island dispute between Japan and the Korean peninsula is a close second. The island disputes in the South…

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    The Greek Empire spread across three continents and facilitated trade throughout. This time even birthed what was known as the “Silk-Road”. This “Silk Road” was the route that the Greeks and other Europeans used to trade with the “Near East” (present day Middle East), and the East . The Mongols also facilitated trade in a major way. They were one of the first civilizations to encourage trade with China on a massive scale . Although the Mongols made trade with China easier, they also lead to the…

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    policy writes that “The ultimate proof of generalship… is the ability to defeat an opponent without fighting.” This was done long before the advancement of technological advancements by attacking an enemy’s psychological will to resist. Today China attempts to mold perceptions worldwide. The political warfare has massive potential “to constrain and restrict an opponent’s ability to wage war.” This can be accomplished through various means. Recent sanctions are evidence of the principle in…

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    Causes Of Migration Crisis

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    Today, there are a large number of foreign people fleeing their country of origins to arrive into first world nations such as the United States and Western Europe. The news has been publishing a “migration crisis”, which is many people from the middle east and other unstable countries -e.g. Syria, Iraq, Palestine, Eritrea etc.- and arriving in western Europe in almost millions each month and thousands each day. The reason for that is because their country of origins are not safe places to live…

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    Sufferings of Young W. by Ulrich Plenzdorf the reader is presented with a complex character by the name of Edgar Wibeau. Edgar is a very abstract individual who has decided that the strict life he was thrust into by both his mother, and having to live in a boring town in East Germany has placed upon him were not in his future plans. After coming to this realization due to a work related incident, he packs up the belongings he finds most important to him and moves to Berlin. During his time in…

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    should accept more refugees (Richards). If this is not enough Let’s also look at the economic side of things. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner has requested $4.5 billion or approximately $1,057 per capita to assist the refugees but it has only been able to scrounge together $2.0 billion with about 55% ($2.5 billion) left to gain (UNHCR). Is this an exorbitant amount of money for the United States or charitable organizations? No it isn’t because the Obama administration paid…

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    features of the developmental state model played a vital role in East Asian states, guiding them to historically unprecedented industrial transformation, and it is unanimously agreed upon that the developmental state model was successful in economic growth of the East Asian countries such as Korea, Japan, and Taiwan. However, the puzzle we have to solve is whether the developmental state model delivers development without limitation, or if the model is doomed to failure once the industrial catch…

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