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  • Indonesia Case Analysis

    Indonesia is one of the countries with abundance of natural resources with large populations. According to World Bank (2013) Indonesia is lower middle income country with GDP around 868.3 billion US dollar and the population is 249.9 million, while poverty headcount ration at national poverty line is 11.3% on 2014. The contention appear that this wealth resources country get the benefit or even get worse with the plenty of their natural resources. The economic growth in Indonesia in period 1970-1980 was promoted by the inclined production of oil and higher price of oil on world market. Rosser (2007) argues that Indonesia on Soehartoe’s regimes could overcome resource curse because of technocratic influence on macroeconomic and fiscal policy. He also found that external cold war incentives the economic opportunities for Indonesia government, such as support from western governments and international organizations. In Indonesia’s case as Rosser (2007) claims that the conspicuously unusual economic growth in Indonesia over the period 1970s until 1980s was induces by oil and gas export with 70% annual revenues for central government, while the economic growth in these periods is between 6-10%. The question in here is what makes Indonesia could achieve economic growth and overcome the natural resource curse in this period and what the implications on this nation. To answer this question I will start to examine the policy behind the success story of Indonesia growth. First in the…

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  • Fracking Environmental Effects

    their claims. Proponents argue that fracking has lifted the current economy by increasing jobs. Extraction jobs may provide short term growth, but eventually this growth will plummet. This loss happens as extraction sites gain attention from other investors. Once invested, a site develops an overabundance in resources, thus sinking firm costs. Overabundance will cause job loss in the process as firms can’t recover (Twomey et.al.). Jobs are also temporary since extraction only provides cash flow…

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  • The Holy Land: The Crusades

    The crusaders went to the Holy Land many times. There were eight major Crusades, all of them were a failure except the very first one. The crusaders wanted to take back the Holy Land from the Muslims. The Crusades were a curious mix of God and warfare, two of the chief concerns of the Middle Ages (pg 289). The Crusades were based on the idea of a holy war against the infidels or unbelievers (pg 291). The Pope convinced a lot of people to go to the Holy Land to fight for it back. The crusader…

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  • John Smith's Struggle In Jamestown

    including conquering the land, battling natives tribes in a bid to secure settlements, while at the same time trying to stay true to their religious, entrepreneurial, and socio-ethical roots acquired in their former lands back in Europe. Through their writings, the soldier, administrator and adventurer John Smith, Poet Anne Bradstreet and Governor William Bradford depict an America whose lands were initially hard to subdue and inhabited by a people wary of the settlers who kept coming in droves…

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  • The Influence Of The Crusades

    The purpose was worshiping at the tomb of Jesus, known as the Holy Sepulcher (Phillips 2014). While the Mohammedan Arabs controlled Palestine, they allowed this form of worship. Enter the Seljuk Turks who were a more aggressive and demanding form of Mohammedans, and would make it more difficult for Christians to worship in these holy lands; it became forbidden and dangerous to do so (Phillips 2014). There was a common enemy, however, in the infidel Turks. The Pope would reach out to the feudal…

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  • The Crusades Pros And Cons

    It was as if “God had devised a new instrument for mankind 's spiritual welfare to supplement all the long-established ministrations of the church.”8 “For centuries, Christians had held the Holy Land in high esteem, and pilgrimages to its holy places had become one of the highest acts of devotion.”9 During the years of the crusades, servants of God had a new way to show their devotion to God. Being able to offer your service and possibly your life, fighting for the Lord 's Holy Land was an…

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  • Summa's Theologae, By Thomas Aquinas

    When the word crusade appears in either a sentence or in a verbal statement it automatically begins to raise concerns in ideas due to problematic historical references being recalled and even present day social problems. The infamous idea of the crusade refers to the medieval era, 500AD-1500AD, where there was a rise in European military expeditions. This rise in military power created a series of European “crusades” and campaigns in attempt to recover the Holy Land from the Muslims. Even in…

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  • Culture And Religion Essay

    Throughout this class, I learned how to analyze cultures and compare them to what our culture is now. Going through the four different cultures, they have many similarities as well as differences. After forty years of wandering throughout Moab, the Israelites finally made it to their promise land. There were many battles to be fought to gain control over their land. They would regroup for more assaults on fortresses and cities. They established cities and made a land for themselves. But with the…

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  • D-History Unit 3 Summary

    Mikayla Titus THL 217 A Social Justice-Old Testament Word count: Unit 3: The D-History As we continue this rigorous journey of understanding the Old Testament, we come to the Deuteronomic or Deuteronomistic History. The D-History, for short, is the section of the bible that focuses on the history of Israel entering the promise land until the exile and shows the exile was caused by the unfaithfulness towards what was laid out in the book of Deuteronomy (“Meta”). Unit Three focuses on five main…

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  • Cultural Differences Between Europeans And Native Americans

    Americans wanted to live for their family, religion and becoming one with nature. They believed that all things were connected spiritually and that their actions could directly influence nature around them. They also believed that the land could be owned by no one and it was for all people to share together. This posed a major problem for the land hungry Europeans who were far more selfish than the…

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