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  • Italian Cowboys History

    Cowboys seldom spring to mind when we think of Italy. Historians might imagine the grandeur of ancient Rome, the Colosseum or the Pantheon while art lovers might be reminded of the Renaissance, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci or Caravaggio. For others good food and fine wines, pasta or pizza might spring to mind. Spaghetti Westerns are famous and it is common knowledge that some of them were filmed in parts of Italy like Abruzzo. Less well known are the authentic Italian cowboys known locally…

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  • Personal Narrative: How Did I Die

    On the 31st of December, 2016, I died. How did I die? I’d like to say I died rescuing a cute girl from a burning building. Or maybe struggling to the death against a crazed gunman, buying time for innocent civilians to reach safety. Even pushing a child out of the way of an oncoming truck would have made for a fine tale. I wish I were that type of person. No, all I spent all my time at home in front of my computer in a pitch black room, grinding MMORPG’s eighteen hours a day. My meals…

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  • Good Vs Evil

    The Good and Evil in Our Life People can identity the difference between good and evil based on their nature. According to Samuel Johnson, education gives us the power to discern or see the good from the bad, and to “prefer” the good. We can see that a good person would volunteer with nonprofit organizations, donate money to charity, stand up for others, and help people without expectations. While an evil person would murder people for their possessions, hurt people, tell lies, take…

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  • Abraham Lincoln's Speech Comparison: The First American Civil War

    War is hell, yet civil war remains the deepest pit of this inferno. For it is civil war where brothers break bonds and murder the ones that they so loved. American history has been plagued with a dark past of cultural divide. There have been a plethora of stories about the tragedy of the union north fighting against the confederate south. This time period was a catastrophic storm that broke the very foundation which our nation was founded upon. Many lives had been lost in an effort to determine…

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  • Retribution In The Odyssey

    Systems that describe general rules in which good deeds are rewarded and bad deeds are punished are the foundation of a culture’s moral code. Within this code are predetermined ideas of what is right and wrong. Due to the negativity bias, the focus on the bad and how it can be punished tends have a greater effect on one’s psychological state than how kindliness is rewarded. While the two are equal counterparts, the redress of wrongs take precedence over the enforcement of rights. Retribution…

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  • Spanish Conquest Of Mexico Analysis

    The beginning of 1519--the year known as Ce Acatl to the Aztec-- marked the introduction of a short but decisive episode in the history of Mexico. On the day of April 21, a fleet of almost a dozen Spanish galleons dropped anchor just off the coast of the island, San Juan de Ulúa. Under the command of the then ‘heroic’, Hernán Cortés, the vessels bore over five-hundred Spanish soldiers and sailors, as well as approximately sixteen horses, the first of the species to tread the American continent.…

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  • Utopia In 1274: A Brief Summary

    DANTE ALIGHIERI, A divided and divisive figure © Elizabeth Greenwood DANTE ALIGHIERI, a divided and divisive figure, by Elizabeth Greenwood FICTION by…

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  • Bessemer Steel Converter Case Study

    1. What was the Bessemer steel converter? How did this invention shape U.S. history? a. The Bessemer converter was a part of the first process that made mass quantities of steel. This allowed Carnegie to not only make more of his product, but it also allowed him to sell it for less. This process allowed American builders to create buildings that were extremely tall but yet supportive. 2. Why do you think so many everyday Americans contributed money to help build the Statue of Liberty? a.…

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  • Essay On Bosch The Garden Of Earthly Delighted

    creatures and demons and vessels. The Garden of Earthly Delights painting was the beginning when God made Adam and Eve. Religion plays a big part in this art it had things in it about sins and lust. Hell is in the bottom of the painting as a dark inferno. For every sin, there was a different creature to punish you. The creations of the world and all the sin was painted in the painting. The painting was inspired from the bible that is the story he was telling with this painting.Bosch’s painting…

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  • The Nature In Joseph Conrad's Heart Of Darkness

    nature in Heart of Darkness is established through Marlow’s language used to describe the journey through the Congo, the portrayal of man’s technologies as useless, the reoccurrence of disease, grass motifs, and a comparison of the jungle as the inferno. The novella focuses on a story told by a sailor named Marlow, by which…

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