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    The Lisbon Treaty

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    issue since the early 1990s. Therefore, Lisbon Treaty was lately implemented in order to improve the Union’s democracy. However, it is arguable that whether the Lisbon Treaty is effective enough to tackle the problem of democracy, which will be discussed in the following. In this essay, I will first define what is ‘democratic deficit’ and show the historical development of Lisbon Treaty, hence talking about the significant changes and problems of it. Furthermore, I will make a comparison between the before and after implementation of the Treaty in order to check the effectiveness of such treaty.…

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    (Britannica School, Encyclopædia), in that time they had a huge overseas empire that became Europe's largest. The Portuguese were in the lead with trading from Brazil and they beat Spain and the Netherlands in taking over the nutmeg trade but unfortunately that went all down the drain, on November the 1, 1755 in the capital Lisbon (Robert Siegel). The ground rumbled, building shook even five to seven story buildings, they all wobbled and toppled over…

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    Candide Hypocrisy Analysis

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    story. The second most substantial point addressed in this story is religion and not just religion as a whole, but the hypocrisy religion. Candide runs across a plethora of characters, but none being more abundant as a group than religious figures. Although he begins with blind expectations of the world and religion, Candide shortly realizes that religion can be very hypocritical in the forms of: a daughter of a pope, a mistress harboring Catholic Inquisitor with pyromaniac ambitions, a thieving…

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    This paper examines Portuguese, Spanish, English, and Dutch explorers and how and why the different groups acted the way they did in the areas they were exploring. Though all parties were European, each have different cultures and backgrounds. This directly affects their interactions in foreign countries. The Portuguese, Spanish, English, and Dutch were all unique in their oversea doings, each group acting and reacting in different ways for different reasons than their neighboring explorers.…

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    Vasco Da Gama

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    The primary source that I decided to read about and study was “Vasco da Gama: Round Africa to India”. In the Western Civilization course, we were taught about the different explorations that many men were apart of in order to explore and create relations with other countries in the world. Vasco da Gama was in charge of leading a Portuguese exploration to sail from Portugal to around the tip of Africa and to India. His task was to find a route that could lead to open up European enterprises for…

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    Vasco da Gama, a Portuguese explorer, is known as one of the most prominent explorers in the history of navigation. Da Gama was employed by the king of Portugal to find a trade route to India. The successes from his explorations and discoveries had a significantly positive impact on his home country. However they had quite the opposite on the countries which he came across on his journey. The explorer Vasco da Gama was born in Sines, Portugal in about the year 1460. Da Gama always had great…

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    St. Anthony: A Case Study

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    The city of St. Anthony, Minnesota is a medium-sized city located on the north-eastern side of Minneapolis. With around 8,500 residents, St. Anthony enjoys a suburban way of life while simultaneously experiencing the benefits of the city of Minneapolis. It is on the borders of both Hennepin and Ramsey counties, meaning that the city has residents living in both. Despite being a city, St. Anthony is still referred to by many as St. Anthony Village. It’s village-like atmosphere and close community…

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    Ronalda is 15 years old and lives with her grandma. She is hispanic , but her grandma was from Guatemala on her mom‘s side of the family. Ronalda has lived with her grandma since she was only 3 years old. When her mom went to jail, Ronalda stayed with her grandma Maria. The problem was that Ronalda was the whole time by herself. When Ronalda was 13 years old. She did not have respect for her teachers or others. She didn't have any education. Ronalda didn't feel good with herself. She wanted to…

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    To cope with their traumas and steadily declining mental health’s, Lux Lisbon and Esther Greenwood both turn to sex as an outlet for their emotions, at this point not caring about any societal double standards or judgments. In doing this, neither really receives the gratification they are looking for and are forced to deal with their problems in different ways. a. “According to the boy’s descriptions, Lux had lost weight, thought we couldn’t tell through the binoculars. All sixteen mentioned…

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    The stigma of mental health is very prevalent in the communities that the girls live in, and as a result the empathetic incapability of the town leads to impassiveness and a social negligence towards the decaying mental illness of both the Lisbon sisters and Esther Greenwood. This stigma demonstrates just how far removed from society the Lisbon’s have become, and forces Esther Greenwood to feel even further isolated and withdrawn from society, and while it is too late for the Lisbon’s, Esther…

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