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    Since the period of conquest and colonization, Latin America has provided a site for the complex interaction of peoples of indigenous, European, and African descent. This triple cultural heritage has at varying points in Latin American history resulted in intricate socio- racial hierarchies that embraced racial heterogeneity in daily social practice. This sketch presents us with colonial Latin America in 1820, the sketch is composed of a Spanish man who we are able to conclude is well off economically. He seems to be the head of the household, this is noticed by his leadership position in the sketch and is followed by what seem to be his daughters, wife, Indian servants, and African slaves. Although, many might argue that this is a sketch is…

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    by gaining the invaluable skills of project planning, task delegation, conflict resolution, time management, and public speaking. I would be able to carry this directly into my role as an officer, after all the most important trait in an officer is leadership. Throughout this period I have been very sure to live an increasingly healthy lifestyle. In high school cross-country I won all-region and all-county honors at the varsity level as well a Junior Olympic event championship at the state…

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    Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss M.D. is a persuasive documentation of reincarnation, the past-life, and the afterlife. This book recounts the true story of the author, Brian Weiss, and his experience with reincarnation. He is a prominent American psychiatrist who is married and has two children. He heals his young patient, Catherine, with past-life therapy. In 1966, Brian Weiss graduated Columbia University with a Phi Beta Kappa (Honors), magna cum laude (means "with great praise"). In…

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    Even when my friends called me an overachiever for studying too much, I didn’t mind. I thrived on receiving good grades. I finished my freshman year Magna Cum Laude, which means I had at least a 3.8 weighted GPA. At the end of each year my high school held an awards ceremony for the students that finished the year Cum Laude or above. All my classmates were saying it was nerdy so I complained to my mom about her making me go. After complaining to her, my mom started crying and exclaiming I needed…

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    Through all my hard work, I accomplished my biggest educational goal. That was to graduate with honors. I was called into my school’s office to learn what cord I’d be wearing. I was so shocked to find out I was graduating as a summa cum laude student. I expected myself to get magna cum laude so I was very proud of myself for exceeding my expectations. Besides being a summa cum laude graduate, I wore two other cords. These cords were from the National Honors Society and Spanish Honor Society. I…

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    Kurtz & Dobson, is one of the top 10 accounting companies in the United States. Tlem got Bachelor of science degree in accounting, summa cum laude, from University of Evansville in May 2015 with an Outstanding Senior Service Award. This award is giving to only one female and one male graduating seniors from the entire school. Compared to her achievements, Tlem’s earlier life wasn 't that smooth. Tlem arrived USA seven years ago in 2007, from Malaysia and started her freshman year at SHS. Life…

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    Had I left the room without saying so much as a word, I would be no better than those who inhabited the room. However, should I haven chosen to be like my uncle, I would be better than them. Yet, in a certain sense I would be less than them. My “goal” was a spring in the north, calming at times but irritating at others. It had been a weeks time since my birthday, my uncle’s gift to me was not some mere object. No it was more profound, insightful, and meaningful, something that impacted me and…

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    As a child of a US Military veteran, I was fortunate enough to travel and live in different countries since my father was frequently stationed from one place to another. Over time I grew accustomed to moving from one country to another, however, the biggest struggle I faced was when I moved to the Philippines for high school once my father retired from the Navy. Despite being a Filipino-American, I was still faced with discrimination, which I struggled with for years. Another struggle I faced…

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    Honor In Hamlet

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    Honor is a human construct. It is used to evaluate one’s worth and set expectations. Reputation, notoriety, dignity, honor: these all define one’s place in society, but they are not intrinsic. In Shakespeare’s play, Hamlet, various characters struggle with their honor. Laertes’s honor leads him to act irrationally, Hamlet’s honor finally inspires him to act, and the patriarchal society’s idea of Ophelia’s honor destroys her. Hamlet has a complex attitude towards honor, admitting that its…

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    Essay On Partner Violence

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    Shame Proneness and Help-Seeking Behavior in the Culture of Honor There’s a steady growth in research regarding intimate partner violence (IPV). What is IPV? Depending on the study, IPV can account for different variables. For this instance, intimate partner violence is defined as “behaviors that cause physical, sexual, or psychological harm, including physical aggression, sexual coercion, psychological abuse, and controlling behaviors” (Pence, 2013). Furthermore, an intimate partner can be…

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