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    Before the ecclesiastical reformation, formally known as the Protestant Reformation, before the time of Martin Luther, individuals began to spark the fire of the Protestant Reformation. Namely, John Wycliffe and John Huss, also known as Jan Hus, were predominant pre-reformers of the Protestant Reformation. Through their lifestyle, writings, ideas, John Wycliffe and John Huss triggered the Protestant Reformation. These contributions of Wycliffe and Huss were controversial in their time. The…

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    Urgains G Vilsaint The trading of Guns, the Protestant Reformation, and the Ming Dynasty changed the world positively and negatively. Without these events, the face of the world would not have been the same. Since the 1450’s to today, one of the main things that has changes and shaped the world is the trade of guns and gun powder. Guns are good because they help Countries take over territories. Hernando Cortez used guns on his travelled and with the help of horses, diseases and guns he was…

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    The death of Caylee Anthony remains a mystery today. Many have thoughts and theories on what happened to this young girl. Sadly, we may never find justice for Caylee. The case may remain a mystery until someone comes forward and confesses to the crimes committed. The timeline and actions of those involved do not make sense the way they are laid out to us. Our justice system has failed this precious girl. We may never find out exactly what happened. As we delve into this mystery, we must…

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    Miriam's Belonging

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    The Bargain Mart in “A Map of the City” eventually closes because of financial difficulties, and its closing makes a profound personal impact on Miriam’s father’s sense of belonging, and he is physically displaced from his family. As a consequence of the store closing, the family is forced to move out their house into an apartment (Thien 328). Miriam’s father feels like a failure, he is said to feel “only despair” at this change (Thien 328). Miriam’s father is suggested to feel like he cannot do…

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    John Hus Thesis

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    John Hus was a Bohemian religious reformer and martyr. His name comes from the village of Husinec where he was born. Huss was the forerunner of Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. He was a national hero whose influence is still felt in the Czech Republic. Huss was born into a peasant family and graduated from the University of Prague (Charles University). He began lecturing at the university in 1398 and served as rector twice. Huss was ordained a priest in 1400. At this time many…

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    Jan Hus Martyr

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    Jan Hus; Patriot or Martyr Jan Hus was a bohemian church reformer whose ideas had been years before his time. Hus was able to sway the church to accept so many different ideas than it had previously accepted though his teachings and sermons. Hus engrained his beliefs through the Bible, seeing as where he was from, the Bible was their main source of text. In this paper, three historian’s views will be analyzed through their arguments on Hus. Professor Stefan Swiezawski, Francišek Šmahel, and…

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    good at heart." These were the words she had written in her diary days right before she was captured and taken away to a concentration camp. Anne Frank was one of the many Jewish people who went into hiding during the Holocaust. Her family and the Van Daan's lived together in the Annex. They were all one-day captured and taken to concentration camps. The only one that survived was Otto Frank, Anne's father. Anne's diary was later discovered by the woman who was hiding the Franks in the first…

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    In her diary, Anne Frank famously wrote, “In spite of everything, I still believe people are good at heart.” Why would she say that when all of these terrible things are happening in her family? What was going through her head when she wrote this? Who was she talking about? Anne Frank had a lot going through her mind while she was in hiding. She had no one to talk to, so she held in all of her thoughts to herself. Anne showed huge amounts of courage along with positivity. Throughout her whole…

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    You walk down the Haymarket area you hear jazz music coming from the business. You go to a game in Memorial Stadium classic rock songs are coming through the loudspeakers. When you go to the gym to work out a rap song is blaring out of the speakers. Music is constantly around us. When people hear a song images pop into their heads. Music plays a key role in the sense of place. The articles Place or Space and Sacred Spaces and Tourist Places, the way images are presented, and the things I learned…

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    Furthermore, most sources Oberman uses are German books written during the 1900s that include numerous primary sources, explanations, and quotes from documents written during the 1500s. Also, Oberman utilizes primary documents such as a letter from Jan Hus (Oberman, 1989, p. 333) and a rhyme Luther mentions (Oberman, 1989, p. 338). In addition to the citation of sources used, Oberman includes a list in the front of the book of the illustrations he used. Many of the illustrations used highlight…

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