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  • Sanitary Commission History

    Over 600,000 American men lost their lives in the Civil War. Most of these men perished from disease and complications from wounds on the battlefield. Over 300,000 were wounded and needed medical care in camps and hospitals. Compassionate and devoted women compelled to support and assist in the war effort gathered supplies and offered their services by volunteering as nurses. Inspired by Florence Nightingale’s work during the Crimean War, many critical relief agencies have been established…

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  • What Did The Americas Cause Ww1

    America was the best location for World War I when it came to food. America, at the time, had the largest agriculture in the world. They did not have to worry about horse’s hooves or shooting gun ruining their farms. Since the war was overseas, their land was secure. Also, a lot of the food that was being sent overseas, was donated from the people, also helping their economy. However, other countries involved in the war were not as lucky. Starting in 1914, the allies had Blockage of Germany sent…

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  • Catch 22 Protagonist Analysis

    Catch 22: Relations of Protagonists and Antagonists At the nucleus of any epic, or any human interaction for that matter, are protagonists and antagonists. These elements represent positive and negative forces, somewhat of a yin and yang relationship. In the Kevin Crossley-Holland translated version of Beowulf, we see the intensity of these quarrels between good and bad escalated to great heights, and the life of man, woman, or even the life of an entire country was always at stake. A catch 22,…

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  • The Girl Next Door Scene Analysis

    My mother did not appreciate the movie Get Out; she felt that it was a deeply upsetting and disturbing movie. I believe that was the point of the movie, to be upsetting; it is a refreshing movie that flips the thriller genre on its head. One example of this subversion is Rose; her characterization destroys the concept of “the girl next door”, confronts the idea of the post-racial lie, and forces the audience to reflect on their actions and beliefs. Rose’s appearance plays a critical role in…

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  • Political Decay

    In Political Order and Political Decay, Fukuyama discusses how modern developed democracies have acquired various rigidities over time that have made institutional adaptation increasingly difficult. Therefore, all political systems, authoritarian and democratic are subject to decay over time. The reason why they are prone to decay lies with institutions and their inability to adapt and eventually fix themselves (Fukuyama 546). Fukuyama asserts that a system that was once successful and a stable…

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  • The Red Badge Of Courage Symbolism Analysis

    The Red Badge of Courage is a war novel by author Stephen Crane. Taking place during the Civil War, the story is essentially about a private of the Union, Henry Fleming, fleeing the field of a battle. Because of his shame, Henry longs for a wound, a “red badge of courage,” to overcome his cowardice. As his regiment faces the enemy again, Henry acts a standard bearer who holds a flag. In the Red Badge of Courage, Stephen Crane uses symbols including the dead man, animal imagery, and color imagery…

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  • To What Extent Was Henry Viii Foreign Policy

    monarch on the throne and his foreign policy was at very important to him. Throughout his reign, the objectives of his foreign policy changed but it was mainly focused on proving himself to his subjects. In this essay, I will be arguing for and against the statement, nonetheless, I do agree that Henry VIII failed to achieve the objectives he set in his foreign policy. Whilst his father dealt used diplomacy with other countries, Henry VIII preferred going into battle, which also helped achieve…

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  • Imagined Community Essay

    Week 5: The Imagined Community: Nationalism: • The concept of nationalism can be defined as a common identity formed between people (Okoth, 2006: 1). • Nationalism was previously viewed as an unpredictable and dangerous force (Chaterjee, 1993: 3). • Nationalism is a product of the political history of Europe (Chaterjee, 1993: 4). • CLASS QUESTION: Do you think that the Western countries had a reason to fear the phenomenon of nationalism? Imagined Community: • A nation is a socially…

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  • How Did Shakespeare Influence Elizabethan Theatre

    Just six years before his birth Elizabeth I became queen of England in 1558. It was a time of great history and relative political stability, followed and preceded by eras of upheaval. For the time being, arts held a great importance; theaters thrived and playwrights were active including William Shakespeare. Theater was central to Elizabethan social life leading to great buildings and the development of companies of actors, both professional and amateur. It did receive criticism. Puritan…

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  • Midsummer Night's Dream Themes

    In the twentieth century, theatrical representations of A Midsummer Nights Dream (The Dream) underwent a revolution. Leading the breakthrough was Peter Brook’s 1970 production, a challenge to traditional interpretations of Shakespeare’s work. Directors like Robert Lepage (1992) and Tim Supple (2006) followed Peter Brook’s success and explored their own interpretations of The Dream with famous and influential productions. Each of these directors accentuated the contrasts between the play’s…

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