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    Nordic Countries Essay

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    Although the Nordic countries such as Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland are part of Europe, art from these countries developed at a unique and separate pace, while still influencing and being influenced by art from other parts of Europe. Different movements which started in other parts of Europe made their way to the Nordic countries, and techniques from the Nordic countries made their way to other parts of Europe. During the Middle Ages, vikings crossed the ocean from Denmark and Sweden and entered Great Britain. They eventually reached parts of western Europe, and all though they were eventually driven out, they still made a large impact through incorporating their culture into the Anglo-Saxon and French ones already present.…

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    Australia Pros And Cons

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    The key to a successful country is its ability to continually progress forward. Yet the United States always seems to be behind other countries. For instance, women in the United States received the right to vote in 1920 but women in New Zealand started voting in 1893. Denmark was the first country to legalize same sex unions in 1989 but it wasn’t until 2015 that the United States legalized same sex marriage. If the United States wants to continue being a country who boasts “rights” and “world…

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    The Viking Age

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    The Viking Age was an era in European history during which the peoples of the Baltic and Scandinavia surged onto the world stage as pirates, raiders, traders, and fearless explorers. There are many controversies and theories as to why the Scandinavians chose, or were forced, to leave the far northern reaches of Europe. Various indications have suggested a possible population increase that correlates with available farming land, which in turn, connects to an increase of people looking to settle.…

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    The Lebensborn Program

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    people can understand why the Nazis hated any other race besides their own. The Lebensborn society was created on December 12, 1935, and the creator was Heinrich Himmler, Hitler's right-hand man and head of the Schutzstaffel or the SS. He had planned a project to promote an "Aryan future" for the Third Reich and turn around a declining birth rate in Germany. People were motivated to have more children in the fatherland as well as in occupied countries. Most importantly in…

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    slaves. TS3 Lack of Equality: Mark Twain uses Pap and Jim to demonstrate how equality is not a virtue in their society because Pap’s stereotypical views on black rights made blacks look subhuman and all Jim wants is to be seen as the human he is. Body Paragraph Mark Twain uses Jim and Pap to demonstrate how equality is not a virtue in their society because Pap’s stereotypical views on black rights made blacks look subhuman and all Jim wants is to be seen as the human he is. Inequality…

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    Adolf Hitler Quotes

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    The first mention of this belief was in a writing by Arthur de Gobineau, saying that they “represented a superior branch in human society.” Vacher de Lapouge wrote in his book, “L’aryan” writes that aryans are natural born leaders and were destined to rule over the rest over all other. Hans F. K. Günther, a German “racial theorist” also later wrote in his book, Rassenkunde des deutschen Volkes that Europeans are split into five different races, and the Nordic, or Aryan race was far greater than…

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    Viking Identity

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    As part of the Nazi archaeological program, the SS Ahnenerbe, was established whose purpose was to provide definitive proof of the Aryan race throughout Europe primarily as part of the Nordic race. (Bouchard, 2011: 37) Headed by Hienrich Himmler, his interest in the German past and Kossinna’s supposed Aryan/ Norse runes led to the eventual establishment of the Vikings as a Germanic/Aryan culture. Himmler in particular expressed interest in excavations at the Viking site of Hedeby in southern…

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    When thinking of the word superior people tend to think it is a person that is higher than everyone else or someone who is being nobler. That is not the case, the valid definition of superior is a higher ranking, status, or quality (“superior”,Oxford). However, the true meaning of the word superior is a characteristic of high rank of importance. Superior has many definitions but in many cases it means a person with a higher rank or position in a society. When thinking of the United States and…

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    American People Patriotism

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    Americans are always trying to give back to their community, develop jobs, show patriotism, and grow the economy immensely. America was formed from the hardworking man. Giving foreign countries the jobs that the American people deserve is an abomination. As American people we need to show patriotism and give the country hope once again. Buying American goods over mediocre foreign products is essential for the American society to continue to thrive. Giving back to the country that was built off…

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    president of the United States you will be held to a high standard and you must work hard to fulfill your expectations of an efficient, powerful, yet kind President. To become the leader this Country is in dire need of you must look to the past and learn from the mistakes and accomplishments of past Presidents and prominent leaders. But first, you must look within yourself and become advertently aware of your morals and values. What do you consider to be effective and ineffective ways of…

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