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    Emperors of the Roman World In 27 BC, the Roman Senate granted Octavian the title “Augustus”, meaning “the illustrious one” and was referred to as “Imperator” by Roman soldiers. To be called such by the people was significant because history tells us of great men, but never of Rome’s kings. That is simply because Rome never had a king, instead they were ruled by Emperors. Since the first emperor, Rome has experienced being ruled by a variety of emperors; the good, the bad, and the evilest of emperors. Although the empire expanded under these emperors, the people experienced constant war, faced death, were tormented, and mistreated. Roman citizens did not witness virtuous leadership until the reign of the Five Good Emperors. Although these emperors…

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    The Emperor Tamarin is a very interesting creature with many unique features that makes this monkey a star in my heart. This monkey sporting a wicked white mustache is under the classification of Mammalia and is a omnivore. Its diet includes sap, fruits and even some small birds and lives along with a crew of 20 other Emperor Tamarins. The Emperor Tamarin is a small monkey ranging 9.2 inch to 10.2 inch but have a 15 inch tail on average (“Emperor Tamarin” - Mac Como Zoo). The Emperor Tamarins…

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    Introduction The emperor penguin, Aptenodytes forsteri, is most known for being the tallest and heaviest penguin in the world (Magnuson). The emperor penguin is a type of bird in the Spheniscidae family, which is the only family in the order and is home to many other aquatic birds (Magnuson). Emperor penguins live in the arctic tundra biome on the coast of Antarctica (Magnuson). Emperor penguins are carnivorous and will eat fish, krill and squid (Magnuson). A few of the emperor penguin’s…

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    Emily Oh November 5, 2016 Period 4 Walter History Day Rough Draft 2016-2017 Emperor Meiji took a stand in history by playing an active role during the prosecution of the Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War, adopting the cabinet system of government for Japan, and issuing an edict that proclaimed the conquest of Korea to Japan. Emperor Meiji’s impact on history was writing the Meiji Constitution, developing the Imperial Diet, having a well-developed transport and communication system,…

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    Most Worthy Emperor and Most Distinguished First Grand Secretary, thank you for granting me the opportunity to speak again and allowing me to present a memorial on a topic of my choosing. I humbly come before you and the members of the Grand Secretariat today: to speak of matters not only dear to me, but to the entirety of the Ming Empire. Over the past few meetings, we have been talking about corruption, what it takes to be a good, effective leader, and the many issues endangering the empire…

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    Marcus Aurelius was considered the last of the “Five Good Emperors”. Marcus Aurelius was born on April 26, 121 AD, in Rome, Italy. He was known for his philosophical interests and was one of the most respected emperors. He was born into a wealthy and influential family. He learned Latin and Greek. He was most interested in Stoicism, Greek philosophy focused on fate, reason, and self-restraint. In 138 he was adopted by Aurelius Antonius. Antonius was selected by Emperor Hadrian to be the next…

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    Constantine I is known as the first Roman Emperor to convert the Roman Empire to Christianity. He is also known to have stopped the long lived persecution of Christians and converted himself to Christianity. He was the first Roman Emperor to initiate Christianity as the key religion in Rome and provide a distinctively Christian culture that allowed the growth and prosperity of Rome to flourish. Constantine I is also known as Constantine the Great. He lived in the third century following his…

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    Constantine’s victory at the Milvian Bridge over the fellow but rival ruler of the Western Roman empire, Maxentius and his army, became a great triumph for the consolidation and growth of Constantine’s power and with it the development of Christianity. David Potter, author of Constantine the Emperor, argues that Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus, or more commonly known as Constantine, “is best known as the emperor of Rome who converted to Christianity and in doing so made it…

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    Emperor Hirohito was Japan's 124th emperor who is vital to the history because he played a major role within world history. He was known as the Showa Tenno emperor. Showa is translated into "enlightened peace" and Tenno is translated into "heavenly sovereign." This is exceptionally ironic because he was the emperor during numerous disasters. When World War 2 started, Hirohito decided to ally Japan with Germany and Italy to form the Axis Powers. Exactly how large of a role he played in World War…

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    Kaiser Wilhelm II, the emperor of Germany (1888-1918), significantly impacted not only the governance of his country, Germany, but ultimately influenced the rising tensions between rival nations on an international level. Kaiser’s authoritarian upbringing caused dysfunctional relationships within his family and his British monarchy. This led to his hatred toward Britain. His erratic nature may not personally have decided that Germany should go to war, however he had put into place the structures…

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