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  • Analysis Of Marita's Bargain

    Many students believe having the longest vacation is the best, but in fact, it’s awful due to that time period the students would forget what they learned.Then what was the whole point practicing that entire year to just forget it in two months? In order to increase student success at Anaheim School, students must go to summer school at least two times a week for the entire summer to be able to graduate. The name of the article is “Marita's Bargain” written by Malcolm Gladwell. “But take a look…

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  • Seven Years War Consequences

    The Seven Years’ War—Unintended Consequences The common theme of conflict in European history, especially in the 18th century is ambition. When countries decide to expand territory, and undermine other powers in the process, the possibility for conflict only intensifies. The Seven Years’ War which lasted from 1756 to 1753 is a hallmark example of this feat. Due to the war, numerous power shifts occurred. However, this is to be expected. The greatest impact of the Seven Years’ War does not…

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  • Importance Of Vietnamese Holiday

    I. Let me begin with the meaning of “Tết” A. “Tết Nguyên Đán”, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, is the most important festive event of the Vietnamese calendar. 1. It closely associated with the country’s history, culture and identity. 2. It touches on many aspects of Vietnamese life and provides important insights into the nature of contemporary Vietnamese society and culture. 3. In Vietnam, the Lunar New Year means family returning home to be together, an auspicious time to get married and the…

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  • War Of The Roses Analysis

    the country became more modern. Being a commoner in England I would have been taken by the plague, most of my family would have probably died and I would be living in very harsh conditions. My family would have also been forced to fight in the 100 year war, losing most of our income and men. Not only did we have to live through this war, we also had to live through the civil war in england, The War of the Roses. Resulting in the Tudors rising to power and living in an absolutist country. However…

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  • Panda Express Synthesis Essay

    very familiar with the authentic Chinese culture and cuisine, and like Panda Express, might want to know more about Chinese culture. With the upcoming Chinese New Year, Panda Express posted an infomercial video that are intended to children who are not familiar with Chinese culture in America. It explains the legend of Chinese New Year with the use of colorful cartoon, a girl as its main character and narrator, along with easy listening Chinese music, which easily grab children 's attention.…

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  • What Is The Role Of My Family Culture In An American Family

    My extended paternal family gathers together at Chinese New Year Eve for a reunion dinner, usually in a restaurant close to the home of the most senior family member, my eldest aunt. My family greets each other with New Year’s greetings and blessings. Then red packets is given out by the married couples to the unmarried relatives, they are often given out by the aunts present; uncles would take over that role in the absence of their wife. Red packets could be given out by unmarried middle aged…

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  • Year Round School Advantages

    Year-Round School Year-round school has both advantages and disadvantages but because of its disadvantages it shouldn’t be implemented in certain areas and states. Some of the advantages to year-round schooling and other reasons are why in some states they are changing to it. One of the reasons we have the three-month break was because of agricultural reasons but because in most states they don’t farm that much there is really no need for that schedule anymore. One thing that concerns…

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  • Year Round Calendar Advantages

    with friends? With the year-round calendar, there still is a summer break so you can hang out but it isn’t as long. Anyways, don’t you get bored at the end of summer break? The year-round calendar has more benefits than the traditional calendar and should be used in many more schools because of these three reasons. First, students don’t have the “summer slide” where they forget some of what they learned the year before. The second benefit is that studies have shown that the year-round calendar…

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  • Revolutionary War Pros And Cons

    This war was the first between these two countries that has happened throughout history. This war was one that would help shape the history of Europe. This war as the name entails was a war that lasted near a hundred years between England and France. The war was the start of a revolution in where the combat superiority of the knight was beginning to give way to infantry Since this war was one that took over the course of such a long period of time it is impossible to see how the two countries…

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  • Different Season Moving

    A Look At Moving During Different Seasons Of The Year If you have the luxury of picking your moving date, then you should consider the pros and cons of moving during different seasons of the year, especially if you have kids. If you have a sudden life change, such as starting a new job, you may have to move on short notice, but if you know several months in advance when you'll need to move, you have plenty of time to plan so the experience is easier on everyone in your family. Here are some…

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