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    Composers have the power to create different worlds and new messages. The autobiographical novel Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah and the drama Across the Barricades by Joan Lingard demonstrate the hardships faced by individuals in difficult circumstances and their ability to escape to new places. In these texts the composers have developed the concept of new messages having the power to change an individual’s lack of acceptance in their world. _In Chinese Cinderella, the protagonist…

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    couple of class projects regarding the use of Body Scanners and Less Lethal Weapons and the Court Cases regards both. While as a graduate student, I participated in a summer school program of Irish Studies at Queens University in Belfast, Norther Ireland. While there, I learned about Irish History, Culture, and an in-depth look at The Troubles. They…

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    My central research question is: Where did the idea of rebelling against authority come from and how did it inspire bushrangers? In Australia in the 19th century, outlaws were known as bushrangers. In today’s society, bushrangers are seen as folk heroes and are a part of Australia’s national identity. This especially is seen through Australia’s most notorious bushranger, Ned Kelly, who is considered somewhat as a legend, and inspires an idea of rebellion against authority. However, this idea of…

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    The Basques are considered to be one of the oldest ethnic groups in Europe, possibly the oldest. Their homeland or region lies on the border between France and Spain, in the Pyrenees mountain range. They live in three regions on the Spanish side of the mountains and three on the French side. The Basques refer to these regions, together, as Euskal-Herria, or Land of the Basques. The population of Basques is almost 3 million, but there are about one million people living the Basque regions that…

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    Easter Rising Leadership

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    nationalists regard the Rising as the most important event in twentieth-century Irish history. Without it, Irish politics would have been shaped by the moderate constitutional nationalism of John Redmond’s Irish Parliamentary Party, and southern Ireland may have remained part of the British Empire for much of the twentieth-century. One of the driving forces behind the rebellion was Patrick Pearse, an Irish teacher, barrister, poet, writer, nationalist and political activist. He became…

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    During the period that Maria Edgeworth wrote her short stories including the “The Purple Jar,” there was a lot of violence and political unrest in Ireland. Ireland had just lived through an uprising and were forced to live under the rule of the British Parliament, through the Act of the Union. One of the themes that are presented in “The Purple Jar” is the nature of growing up. The narrator highlights the importance between a mother and daughter relationship, as the daughter is growing up to be…

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    The ‘800 years’ of English rule began when a group of British soldiers invaded Ireland in 1169. Ever since then, the Irish have been fighting for their independence, finally gaining it in 1922. However, now it’s technically under home rule, British rule, and Irish rule, due to the “Good Friday” agreement in 1998. Bloody Sunday, a violent clash between British and Northern Irish soldiers in 1972, was a flashpoint in the conflicts of the two governments. Troops opened fire upon the crowd of…

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    At this point, “the IRA became the stronghold of intransigent opposition to Ireland’s dominion status and the separation of Northern Ireland.” In 1969, the IRA underwent the first of several splits. As violence between factions increased in Northern Ireland, Britain was obligated to employ the use of military regulars in an attempt to keep the peace. Though the troops were ostensibly deployed to prevent violence in general, including the…

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    when the British Empire had conquered Ireland and Scotland. This forced the inhabitants of both countries to give up their customs and traditions to conform to the British Monarchy for almost 1000 years. Both countries continuously fought the Kingdom of England between the early 14th to the 18th century, to liberate their beloved homeland from British reign and regain their independence and identity. A historical grudge still resonates today in Northern Ireland. Political agenda is an important…

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    The Irish Republican Army

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    the British well know. They made its existence known to the world as a terrorist organization in the 1960s as the Clandestine “armed wing” of the Sinn Fein movement. They were devoted to bringing about a unified Ireland and Northern Ireland, and to remove any British forces from Ireland. To do this, the group several hundred strong in members and another several hundred strong in supporters and sympathizers aimed their hostility at high-ranking…

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