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    Modern Dance History

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    Three Artists: Throughout this mass world of dance, there are many extraordinary choreographers, dancers, artists, and innovators that impact young artists. Sometimes we tend to forget the different eras of dance. For example, the early to mid twentieth century, 1960s-1980s, and of course the twenty-first century. It is important to understand the evolution of how modern dance evolved. It provides us a history and background, so we can grasp a better understanding on what it is we are learning or performing. In the earlier days, modern was just modern and then it molded into postmodern and finally, postmodern contemporary. Choreographers like Martha Graham, Alvin Ailey, and David Parsons have impacted the way modern has changed by their movement,…

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    strengths of The History of the Modern World are its use of images and its reading level. While the content is unfit for student consumption it is presented in an immensely palatable manner. The writing is concise and uses appropriate vocabulary for a freshman - low level junior in high school. Key words and phrases are written in the margins next to the paragraphs that define them, which helps students identify key sections of the reading when studying for exams. Sub sections are all less than…

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    countries in the modern world. With a GDP of nearly 53,000 USD (United States Census Bureau, 2013), the US outcompetes nearly every other nation. This profound success is backed by an extensive and rich history, spanning from the time of colonization to modern day. However, the history of the United States is not one that is filled with joyous and pleasant occasion. It is marked by streaks of mistreatment and exploitation, including slavery, racism, and the displacement of the Natives who lived…

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    When people join together, they create society. When societies join together, they create history. It is the in efforts of the people that orchestrate the course of events that will eventually shape not only our modern world, but the course of human history. But why is that, throughout history, certain societies were able to dominate the historical stage, and other societies cannot help but go extinct? For example, Europe and China both had a “Golden Age”, but in the modern world, Europe becomes…

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    Lincoln was forced out of a company he was invested in, placed a new patent on a revolutionary new product, and founded what would go on to be one of the greatest manufacturing companies in American history. (Unknown, N.D.) Given that the company 's founder, John C. Lincoln, fancied himself more of a "hands on inventor" type of leader, another family member, Mr. James F. Lincoln, brother of the fabled founder, soon joined the company. (Unknown, N. D.) Brother James was to be become the managing…

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    European Modernity

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    Historical concepts and historians’ ideas of modernity each show varied ways of how, when, where and why the period that is now labeled “Modernity” came to be, with some, especially historical writings pre-1990s, holding the more Eurocentric outlook that modernity can be characterised as a ‘product of Europe’. Historians such as Prasenjit Duara, Michael Adas, Antoine-Nicolas de Condorcet, C. Delisle Burns and Edward B. Taylor hold this idea of modernity coming from Europe through means such as…

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    live their live in the glow that Baudelaire saw in the renovations of Paris. Present day people want to also live in the progress of the modern world. In these cities it goes beyond the changing in social interaction. Berman wrote that in Paris, “the Napoleon-Haussmann boulevards created new bases-economic, social, aesthetic-for bringing enormous numbers of people together.” Yes, the masses were able to interact together in a way that they could not easily before, but many of the major effects…

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    evangelical theologian and philosopher, a major voice for Christian apologetics in the latter half of the 20th century. In 1955, he founded L’Abri (the shelter) in Switzerland, a Christian apologetics center and spiritual community. From there, he published books, articles, audio seminars, and video presentations that examined intellectual history and art from a Christian perspective, offered Christian social criticism of ideas and trends within secular culture, and defended the intellectual…

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    Modern US History

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    1. Looking at the history and progression of modern US history as we have studied it in this class from the Civil War through the present, do you see it as an overall positive thing or negative thing? Why? There have been many changes that have occurred in the US and throughout the world since the Civil War. Everything from technological advancements to civil rights and even relations with other countries. We have seen many leaders advance our country into what it is today. Some of them have…

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    Stories are essential to native literature, they communicate history, tradition and moral lessons and have the potential to define a person’s relationship to their past. Such stories are present in Kitamaat, BC, traditional Haisla Folk stories about the stone man and the B’gwus or sasquatch are widely thought of as false or a fable to teach a lesson to children. However, within the novel Monkey Beach these stories are all true and have a profound impact on the character’s lives. The native…

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