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    called “Constitutions” which more and more gave him power, especially the “Constitution of 1802” which gave him office for life. While also giving him the power to elect his successor which ultimately would eventually be someone from his bloodline. Napoleon was not a man for the better of the Revolution he was a man for himself and for his belief for a weak nation like France was with the ending of the massive Revolution that they had ongoing. One of the main instances from the book that really made me double look at the way Napoleon believed his was a king was his coronation at the “Temple of Reason”, in which he wore a glamorous robe as well as his wife Josephine. While holding a scepter in which the nobles used, he took the crown out of Pope Pius VII and placed the crown on his head. As you can see here at this moment that a new royal family was just assumed into…

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    The Jesuits Controversy

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    influential organizations, the Jesuits, were disbanded by the pope on rumors of heresy. The pope, Clement XIV, did not suppress the Jesuits for heresy but for more political reasons. After losing the support of Portugal, he dispersed the Order to appease the French and Spanish rulers in order to save face and keep their support. It has been argued that the pope did this as a result of a series of localized political moves rather his reason being a theological controversy. These localized…

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    was promoted to Prime Minister of Sardinia by Victor’s own doing. E.P. Noether states that “Although Victor Emmanuel did not always agree with him, he recognized that Cavour 's plan helped to strengthen the monarchy and to transform Piedmont-Sardinia into a modern state” (Noether 5). Other revolutionaries like Giuseppe Mazzini were not as successful as Victor and Cavour because they had popularity throughout the states and they both came from respected, wealthy families. However, Mazzini had…

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    unaccompanied by any escort. She discovered a disturbing trend of mentally ill and mentally disable people being routinely imprisoned alongside actual criminals, often as not alongside violent criminals. She began keeping an extensive articulate and astonishingly unedited record of her findings which she published and used to lobby before the Massachusetts state legislature for federal reform and legislation to support and expand hospitals to house mentally ill prisoners. Her efforts not only…

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    The increased levels of estrogen caused by the pill are polluting the water supply, causing dangerous environmental effects, such as the poisoning of various animal species. People are becoming aware of the dangerous side effects on women. Happily, the Church still stands as a beacon of light offering hope and certainty to those who are struggling to discover the true meaning of human sexuality. For, as Paul VI in Humane Vitae states “man cannot attain that true happiness for which he yearns…

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    story of Rodrigo Borgia more famously known as Pope Alexander VI. Pope Alexander IV has been written into history as one of the most scandalous popes of the Renaissance era. His legacy is tarnished with alleged murders, incestuous relationships, and nepotism. Many biographies have been written about Rodrigo chiming in on the scandal involved in his house. There’s even a television drama series in which depicts some of the things that may have transpired…

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    In chapter XV, Machiavelli describes being merciful (or pious) and being cruel as opposite attributes that a prince can possess. Ferdinand however, is described as both. In chapter XXI Machiavelli writes, “…always making use of religion, [Ferdinand] turned to an act of pious cruelty…,” (XXI. 88). He also writes, “…he perpetrated an act of cruelty dressed up at piety, stripping Marrano Jews of their wealth and expelling them from his kingdom, a move that could hardly have been more distressing,”…

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    Council in 1965 by Pope Paul VI. It talks about Christianity and compares it to other religions in a positive way. First it talks about Hinduism and Buddhism. It says in these religions people think about the “divine mystery” and show them through myths. They seek relief from pain by meditation, self-discipline or turn to God. Buddhism teaches that if you are committed and confident, you can live a free life filled with light. The reading then goes on to say that the catholic church preaches the…

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    Desmond Miles

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    While the game is presented through protagonist Desmond Miles, the bulk of the game is played as Desmond experiences the memories of his ancestors through an advanced device called the Animus. This provides a means of a diegetic interface, showing Desmond's ancestor's health, equipment, goals, and other features as part of the Animus interface. The Animus is based on the player controlling the assassin to maintain the synchronization between Desmond and his ancestor's memories. Performing…

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    munity. The Daughters of Charity community was founded by St. Louise de Marillac and St. Vincent de Paul in 1633 Paris, France. Daughters have focused their services more toward the poor and abandoned. Their ministry began with health care in New Orleans in 1834 at Charity Hospital. The Daughters of Charity established Hotel Dieu Hospital in 1859 which is a three-story building that is located only three blocks away from their sister hospital. Hotel Dieu was only a private hospital that was…

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