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    The conflict between Israelis and Palestinians over territorialism and the establishment of a Jewish land and that of “the Troubles” in Northern Ireland between the largely Catholic Nationalists and the majority Protestant Unionists have many key similarities. Both “Northern Ireland the State of Israel emerged out of war, the breakup of empires, and international agreements.”1 (ESEP 93)The main phase of both the Northern Ireland conflict and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict occurred around mid 1960s to late 1990s and both had similar grievances around territory and identity. Asymmetrical, sectarian disputes arose over inequalities in political power, access to economic resources, ethnic and cultural identity, and territory disputes. In Northern…

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    Irish Diaspora History

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    The Irish Diaspora in the US is massive with the 1990 census totalling an immense 43 million Americans consider themselves to be Irish American which at the time equated to roughly 19% of the American population(Feargal Cochrane 2007:218). Beyond just equating for a fifth of the American population, a third of American presidents having heritage to Ireland with four specifically having ties to what is now the Republic of Ireland while the other 12 are linked to Northern Ireland. Despite the fact…

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    North South Divide

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    The divide between the Northern and Southern Hemispheres has developed into a problem where the Southern Hemisphere is becoming further behind on the economic and social scale because they are less developed. As the Northern Hemisphere exploits and profits off the raw goods that the South produces. This creates a gap where they North is always expanding its economy and the Southern Hemisphere is currently staying in the same place. This system favors the countries that have the ability to…

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    colonization ravaged both Yeats’s and Heaney’s Ireland. Both poets acknowledge the violence either in the Irish Civil War or in the Troubles, Northern Ireland’s nationalist guerrilla war fought in the…

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    flows into rivers and is then distributed among cities, agricultural areas, and fish across the state. However, the way it is distributed is damaging in many ways and groups such as farmers,…

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    Birds unlimited). Mocking birds will be the main subject for this paper. This research paper will cover the basics for mockingbirds, vocalizations of the mockingbirds, and interactions with humans and other mockingbirds. The first topic is the basics including habitat, nesting, and feeding. Mockingbirds have nearly disappeared on the East Coast due to trapping but, the remaining ones could be found in open ground and thick vegetation that is grassier and low elevation (All About Birds).…

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    Binary Gender Roles

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    This morning’s discussion with the former Lord Mayor put Derry much more into perspective for someone who is an outsider and is not educated well on The Troubles or Irish politics, past and present. In comparison to the current antics of American politics, Ireland and those a part of the United Kingdom are facing similar topics, though on a different scale. One of the most prevalent issues the former Lord Mayor talked about were gender rights, branching off briefly on women’s rights to abortions…

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    Sisters, and the Great deserts of central Australia, Wet Tropics which include the Kuranda Rainforest and the Daintree and the bushland which varies from Alice Springs in the Northern territory to the Coober Pedy in South Australia. These are all emblems of Australia. In literature the stories of dust, desert, and the exotic outback bush catch the attention of European publishers, they strive to hear about the legends of Australia (Carroll, 2006). The bushman, the shearers, stockmen, the rural…

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    King John Lackland

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    creation of the Magna Carta. Accidentally, King John had become an integral influence in creating one of the most fundamental documents for human rights and the limitations of power. Today, King John is regarded as a tyrannical figure of legend, such as in the stories of Robin Hood, yet without this tyrant, a fundamental document to human rights would never have come into existence. In medieval times, this document provided rights for the nobles, the church, and even the English citizen. We can…

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    Today, millions of students are reading books in school that they find boring and unrelatable. Students sometimes find it hard to connect to the characters and the situations represented in the books they read for class. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is not one of those books. This book has relatable characters like Scout and Jem who go through situations that student can find themselves relating to. To Kill a Mockingbird is a wonderful book with life lessons that will always be relevant…

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