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    People resort to violence because they think it is the right decision but there were always different ways of solving problems. Boxers was about foreign missionaries and soldiers converting the Chinese to Christianity. These foreigners would harass the chinese and disrespected their Gods. Bao and many others wanted to rid of them so they resort to violent acts to be intimidating and get them out of China. Bao and the others would learn to harness the powers of their Gods and kill any foreigners that stand in their way. Chin Shih Huang would be the god to watch over Bao and he pressures him to do violences because it will be for China. “Secondary devils” are Chinese converts and they must be rid of as well, but these violents act will be the cause for many others to die. Boxers convey the wrongs of war through Bao’s and Chin Shih Huang’s actions, where they would make situations more complicated. Violence is always an option, but it would always be better to be peaceful because violence will only make things worse. We see this when Bao leads his brother-disciples into Peking where it is heavily guarded by men with much better weapons than them and they had no plan. We see that Bao and his men has fallen and Bao pointed out that his heart beat is fading away (page 230). Bao could not follow one of the edicts which was to protect your brother-disciples to the death but he failed because many were dead and he was still standing. He then gets stabbed in the back and then he…

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    Rachel Nunley September 29, 2014 Asian American Politics Elaine L. Chao Elaine L. Chao was born March 26, 1953 in Taipei, Taiwan. She is the oldest of 6 girls and held a lot of the responsibility in her family. She was daughter to Ruth Mulan Chu Chao and Dr. James S.C. Chao. Her mother was her historian and her father a merchant, mariner, business leader, and philanthropist. James Chao is a founder of a shipping, trading, and finance enterprise called Foremost Group. Her family moved to…

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    Thích Nhất Hạnh was born in 1926 in central Vietnam. He was born with the name of Nguyen Xuan Bao. When he was 16, he decided to enter a Zen Buddhist Monastery, changing his name to Thích Nhất Hạnh. He began practicing medication and later founded a voluntary organization named School of Youth for Social Services. This school went around to different areas of Vietnam to help provide necessities like education, health care and improvements on infrastructure. Later, in 1960, he moved to the United…

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    Previously this was due to natural geography, but in recent years the coastal nature of the Fujian and Guangdong regions have been mostly due to human intervention. Artificial dredging and reworking of landscapes on a large scale has allowed the natural environment to facilitate those who live on it, rather than hinder oppourtunities moving forward. By overcoming these obstacles, the Chinese people of this region have managed to keep their cultural and cuisine very much alive (Anderson,…

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    Buddhism. Before her deification, she was a young woman called Lin Mo Niang, a real historical figure dating from 960 A.D to 988 A.D. In addition, Mazu has also made many appearances in Chinese legends and myths. Many people, of whom a large amount are fishermen, in coastal areas situated in south-eastern China and Taiwan islands, are known to worship her. Mazu or Lin Mo Niang was born on March 23, 960 A.D. In the 13th century, legends concerning the life of Lin Mo Niang were confirmed. She…

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    class and the development of an ethnic economy shows how the ethnic community has worked to perpetuate class divisions. Immigrants have made a significant impact on their native place. Changle became one of the fastest growing regions in Fujian Province. Although, a large portion of the population from Changle is working abroad a change to their economy has improved. As a result of the improvement of China’s status in the global economy is one of the primary reasons why immigrants are…

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    Language Attitudes Paper

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    attitudes. In the introduction part, the author reviewed some important research on language attitudes, explaining how people 's attitudes towards language varieties imply their perception of the speakers. Listeners tend to make judgment about speakers based on their accent. People’s language attitudes may not constant; the change of attitudes can result from socio-economical and cultural factors (Garrett 2010). The introduction part also introduces Chinese language families: Putonghua (term…

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    They first entered China in 1994. In the next two decades, they went on to purchase stakes in more than a couple of breweries. K.K Brewery in 2001 and Chinese brewery activities of Lion group in 2004. In 2006, InBev acquired Fujian Sedrin Brewery Co., a brewer in the Fujian province of China, which allowed InBev to become a major brewer in China. In 2008, they took 100% stake in their partner InBev Shiliang which was approved by the Chinese regulatory authority. They had 20% voting interest in…

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    The New York Times article, "The Jeweler Wallace Chan: 'The Stone Is Me'" is about a Hong Kong jeweler and his works. The article talks about how Wallace Chan became a well known international jeweler. Wallace started working with jewelry at the age of 8 when his family moved to Hong Kong from the Fujian Province. He was performing repetitive tasks like spooling yarn and assembling cheap decorative goods. He was working at a young age because his family needed to money to live in order to…

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    What sets me apart from other candidates is my unique background, positive attitude and enthusiasm. In highlighting my strengths I realize that I have a strong foundation in family, loyalty, and an unwavering interest and curiosity to challenge myself. In being an Asian American I realize I have the best of both worlds and I can embrace both cultures. I am the first generation American of immigrant parents from Fujian and Hong Kong. I can speak Cantonese and have studied martial arts from…

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