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  • Guatemalan Civil War Research Paper

    “What were the causes of the Guatemalan Civil War?”, while also analyzing to what extent did each of these issues affect Guatemala and its outcome after the war as a whole. Although guatemala had many detailed points of conflict, This question is significant, in that it is necessary in understanding the fundamental detailed internal conflict that led to the eventual outcome of the Guatemalan civil war. The scope of the investigation focuses on the effect of local government on indigenous leftist rebel groups and the pursued power and beliefs of particular leaders during the guatemalan civil war from 1960-1996. Investigation…

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  • I Rigoberta Menchu Book Review

    I, Rigoberta Menchu An Indian Woman in Guatemala I recently finished reading I, Rigoberta Menchu for another class I am taking. It was written by Rigoberta Menchu and was published in 1983. I felt like this was a good book to review in light of reading about Women’s Rights and Poverty in the modules. Take a person out of their element and force them into an environment that is far from their norm, and typically you’d expect them to fail. “I was incapable of disobedience. And those employers…

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  • Mayan Civil War Essay

    in the progress and benefits of science and technology, although they represented an important basis for this development.” Indigenous people, they’re known for being the natives of a country and have been on that country the longest. In Guatemala, it is home to the Mayan civilization and there are numerous mayan people, there are the K’iche, Ixil, Chuj, etc. Around the 19th and 20th century, the Mayans were being enslaved, and discriminated in their own land and this led to a civil war. During…

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  • Analysis Of Who Hates Whom: Why Do People Hate Each Other?

    Who Hates Whom: Why Do People Hate Each Other? With independence comes new rules and regulations, which not everybody agrees with wholeheartedly. When it comes to the Americas, political alignment is one of the greatest causes of conflict. Following independence from Spain in 1821, Mexico abolished slavery practices in the whole of the Mexican territory- including present-day Texas. Slaveholders in Texas rebelled against the Mexican government and won their independence in 1836 and re-legalized…

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  • Theme Of Revenge In Julius Caesar

    what is about to come against the conspirators. In this piece, Antony begs pardon of Caesar’s dead body for having been nice to his murderers. He predicts that Caesar’s spirit will be ranging for revenge, and it will be followed by chaos and destruction of civil war in all of Italy. Antony is calling for revenge, as he wants the conspirators to pay up for what they have done to Caesar. He implies this by using an angry tone and connotation of aggressive words, the…

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  • America's Tension In Political Writings By James Chalmers

    America’s motivation for war, and the likelihood of America winning any such war with such meager manpower and lack of tactical reasoning. The following points are arranged in a comprehensible order, made so that the reader can confront the flaws in America’s plan to go to war with England with considerable ease. The first of such issues addressed is the utter lack of reason to go to war in the first place, followed by the incapability to go to war at the colonies’ current state, and concluded…

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  • Effects Of War And Death In Scott Anderson's Triage

    Scott Anderson’s novel, Triage, portrays the different effects that war and death can have on people. Mark, Joaquin, and Elena endure different experiences with war and death and are affected in different ways. Mark’s traumas originate from his time as a war photographer. His ability to capture war’s most grueling moments grants him the opportunity to shoot in many war-torn areas such as Beirut, Sri Lanka, Kurdistan, and Uganda. Mark’s first experience of war is in Beirut. He describes the…

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  • Labyrinth And Devil's Backbone: Film Analysis

    Written and directed by del Toro, Pan 's Labyrinth and The Devil’s Backbone focus on the innocence of children, and their interactions with the supernatural. He created a new type of horror films, which are similar in narrative and structure as they are based off of fantasy and gothic aspects. While Labyrinth mixed fairy tales with a war storyline, Devil’s Backbone replaces the fairies with ghosts. Pan 's Labyrinth concerns a little girl named Ofelia who discovers a magical faun that commands…

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  • Economic Development And Conflict: The Economic Impact Of Conflict

    In that sense, authors like Miguel, Satyanath and Sergenti (2004) used a rainfall variation as an instrumental variable for economic growth in 41 African countries during 1981–99, to conclude that “growth is strongly negatively related to civil conflict: a negative growth and that the impact of growth shocks on conflict is not significantly different in richer, more democratic, or more ethnically diverse countries” (p. 275). For example in the case of Rwanda a country that has suffered the…

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  • Why People Join Terrorist Groups Essay

    This panel demonstrated the importance of how an interdisciplinary approach to global issues, such as terrorism is pivotal if we want to fully understand the reasons behind these tactics of war. Moreover, it is in the intersection of these disciplines what will facilitate deeper understanding and greater communication of our global problems in the future. Thus, an interdisciplinary perspective provide us with the opportunity to draw from the best of all perspectives to maximize and increase our…

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