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  • The Normandy Invasion: The Importance Of The D-Day Invasion

    The Normandy Invasion one of the most iconic moments in the twentieth century. Operation Overlord also known as D-Day was the turning point of World War II. It was the largest seaborne invasion in history. D-Day was authorized to free the France from Nazi control. Did you know? That D-Day’s original date was June 5, 1944 instead of June 6, 1944. However, inclement weather was predicted by weather meteorologists. Many of you may not think weather was important but it definitely was. The…

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  • Reasons For The Defeat Of The Spanish Armada

    Armageddon sailed the seas, and the fate of the world was decided within the English Channel, or so some believed. The Anglo-Spanish War was fought from 1585 to 1604, despite war never being officially declared, and is best remembered for the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. The English and Spanish were quite different from each other in terms of their religion, politics, and military structure, which lead to the King Philip II’s plans to overthrow Queen Elizabeth. However, when the…

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  • Louis Vuitton Research Paper

    The company extended it’s reach with more stores in 1885, as the Louis Vuitton name became more popular, by opening it’s first branch abroad in Oxford Street, London. Overtime, the beige and brown-striped design was copied as well, so in 1888 Vuitton unveiled a new checkerboard canvas with the words “Marque deposée Louis Vuitton” on the material, which translates to “Louis Vuitton registered trademark.” “By 1898…

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  • Narrative Essay: What I Did This Summer?

    “What I Did This Summer?” This summer I participated in many exciting events. I helped my dance studio with a dance camp and I spent a few days with my friends. The most exciting thing I did this summer was that my family and I went on a trip to Italy. I have gone to Italy only once before, and I was in fourth grade and it was my second time going to Europe. I love all the different cultures and the people I meet. In Italy everyone is kind and they try to speak English, even though they…

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  • Essay On Vincent Van Gogh

    colour theory, Pointillism is more focused on the specific style of brushwork used to apply the paint. The term "Post-Impressionism" was invented by the English painter and critic Roger Fry as he prepared for an exhibition at the Grafton Gallery in London in 1910. The show, held November 8, 1910–January 15, 1911) was called "Manet and the Post-Impressionists," a canny marketing ploy which paired a brand name (Édouard Manet)…

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  • Comparing Turner (Fig 1) And The Manneporte

    canvas painting, measuring 90.7 x 121.6 cm, that was completed during the Romantic period by Joseph Mallord William Turner in 1839 (The Fighting Temeraire). This work is currently on display at The National Gallery, London and was originally painted on the Thames River outside of London. The…

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  • Bigotry In James Watson's DNA Essay

    Is bigotry in his DNA? The recent offensive comments made by the Nobel Prize Laureate James Watson revealed his irrational prejudice. It’s a shame that such a prominent scientist would make such unfounded and unscientific remarks. He said that he was “inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa” because “all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as ours – whereas all the testing says not really.” He went on to say he hoped that everyone was equal, but…

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  • Frank Lloyd Wright House Essay

    Designer Devan Kaufman said it best when he declared, “Frank Lloyd Wright houses have always just made sense.” Wright had a way of creating floor plans that was so novice and incredible that anyone of the twentieth century and now could tell that he was the architect of a house just by looking at it. His work was so amazing because of how contemporary and intelligent it was. Wright knew how to do certain things like creating pillars to be soundproof so that you couldn’t hear a busy road just…

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  • Boston Tea Party Analysis

    (1773) Context: Since the beginning of the 17th century tea was being regularly imported to the American Colonies by the East India Company. An estimated 1.2 million pounds of tea were consumed by the Americans each year (Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum 2016, Boston Tea Party Facts: http://www.bostonteapartyship.com/boston-tea-party-facts). Britain realized they could increase their revenue of the tea trade by imposing taxes onto the American colonies. This caused a lucrative increase on tea…

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  • Rafael Lozano-Hemmer: Artist Analysis

    the Slovak artist Roman Ondák, which was first exhibited in Munich in 2007. This installation provides a blank white wall. They ask the viewers go inside the exhibition room and the museum guards mark visitors' height along with their name and the current date. Now it is a collection in the Tate Modern Gallery in London. It is clear that the viewers are not only viewers anymore. They need to participate in the artwork, which artists provide and lead the participators to finish the artwork…

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