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    1. The Tokugawa period is that from 1600-1868 while the Meiji period is from 1868-1912. During the Tokugawa period, there were various levels of class including Samurai, Farmer, Artisans, Merchants, and outcasts (aka hinin or burakumin). The Samurai and burakumin were especially important matters during that time as Samurai’s served as retainers for Daimyos and other government bodies within the domains of Japan. The Tokugawa period was a time of harsh punishment and fear. Much of the Tokugawa’s judicial and punishment implementations was to be as ruthless as possible. This notion is due to the governments want to control crime and burakumin through fear and example. To do such a thing they used various methods of torture and execution through…

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    Lasting a little longer than a century (c. 1467 – c. 1573), the Sengoku period was a very important and well-known stage in the history of Medieval Japan, as it marked the beginning of when Japan became reunified. Also known as the Warring States period, this time period was marked by conspiracy involving the political system, conflict inside the Japanese military and commotion within the Japanese society. During the Sengoku period, a number of battles, wars, invasions and other disastrous…

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    The ten-year period of history between 1950 and today that I am going to research for my final project is the 2000’s. This period of history interests me because so many things took place from 2000 to 2010. I was very young during this time period, and I remember hearing my parents talking a lot about what was going on during this time. It makes me want to go back and do the research myself to see what happened and what they were talking about. Some major economic events that took place during…

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    In Biblical history the approximately 400 years that separate the time of the ministry of Malachi to the appearance of Jesus Christ is known as the Intertesamental period. Roughly from 433 B.C. – 5 B.C; some refer to this period as the silent years; however this time was anything but silent. Israel during this time ceased to be an independent nation and was downgraded to a minor territory while other great empires flourished. Then in 332 B.C. when Alexander the Great took over the Holy Land, the…

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    Since obesity is on the continual rise, there has been a lot of research done to determine the best way to decrease weight. For many years, studies of body weight regulation have focused almost completely on caloric intake and energy expenditure.23 Since the obesity epidemic continues to skyrocket, one diet that has received a lot of attention is Intermittent fasting (IF), or periods of voluntary abstinence from food and drink.24 In some places, IF has been practiced since the earliest of…

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    In our history, there have been countless historical periods, which have impacted our world in various ways. These historical periods involve any situations from political, social and economic events that have occurred. In this essay, I will be describing the economic, social, and political distinctions of three historical periods. The historical periods I will be discussing are The Antebellum Period, the Civil War and the Market Revolution. Furthermore, let us start by discussing the antebellum…

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    The Salem Witch Trials can simply be described as the following: a dark period in history where unwarranted persecution and ignorance ran amuck in human society. This phrase summarizes the gist of many historical opinions generated by this horrific event. However, this phrase implies that witch hunts abruptly stopped after this dramatic and sickening period in history, unfortunately this assumption is false. The witch trials of Salem involved the execution of twenty residents, and the…

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    The California gold rush was an important part of the Antebellum period of American history because it dramatically increased the financial quality of the United states. The gold rush was when a big gold deposit was found in a stream in california that caused people from around the country to come. The gold rush changed our country in a short period of time. When James W Marshall was working for a man named John stutter, he saw what looked like something glowing in the water. He picked it up…

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    Ninjas History

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    The age when ninjas flourished in Japanese history was the Warring States period between the 15th and 16th centuries. In the first place, when were the groups of ninjas born? I am going to expand on the history of ninjas, but I forewarn you that the the stories I will talk about are not necessarily believed by everybody, many of them are hypotheses. As the history of ninjas is so long, it is hard to find conclusive evidence throughout the historical documents available today. Firstly, it is said…

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    Samurai Intellectuals

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    In the late 1860’s samurai intellectuals were increasingly in favor of Western ideas being installed in Japan in order to raise their nation to the level of the US and of Europeans nations. They believed that to accomplish this they needed to reform their education system, their government and their society. During this period, this movement which originated from the Meiji’s government Westernizing changes in culture (clothing, nutrition and western weaponry) went beyond the government’s…

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