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    soccer team’s fans. The soccer games seemed to be more about beating the life out of the other team’s fans than actually watching the game. Comparing The Jewish Question to The Gangster’s Paradise, without a doubt one would think the situation in Serbia is far worse than that of the Jewish bearing name calling. Being a Croatian or Bosnian in Serbia in the 1990’s was just absurd, you would not be able to live in the godforsaken conditions. In Serbia, for the Belgrade Red Star, soccer was a lifestyle. Being a hooligan for The Red Star was a lifestyle, a time consuming will to assert aggression upon others. On the other side of the spectrum, we have the Jewish soccer teams and their affiliates. The Jewish soccer teams did not for the most part receive acts of violence against them. But, the MTK, Ajax, Hakoah, and Tottenham all received verbal abuse for their association with Jewish cultural. On the bright side, being called names for what you are seems a lot nicer than getting beat to death for who you were born as. The Red Star took pride as a soccer team, where in history there has not been a large population of Jewish athletes, let alone dominant Jewish athletes. That is where the difference is made, Serbians were hooligans and soccer was their life because they had to, where the Jewish soccer players had a choice to be apart of teams and associate themselves with specific groups. In the chapter of the book called “How Soccer Explains the American…

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    Communism In Yugoslavia

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    Mark Biondich is a professor of the Balkans at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. His book, The Balkans, looks at the region following the decline of the Ottoman Empire. More specifically, he discusses how the contrasting forces of nationalism and foreign intervention have caused the mass violence which are unfortunately synonymous with Balkan history. Balkan nationalist movements followed a similar path beginning with cultural revival and ending with political agitation for national…

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    Dictatorship In Yugoslavia

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    the long run, Nazis forces were defeated and driven away to other areas of the region. This heroic struggle of the Yugoslav people with superior forces of the Nazi troops raised the prestige of CPY. The number of guerrilla groups grew rapidly. As a result, in November 1942 the National Liberation Army of Yugoslavia (NVAYU) was established consisting of mainly partisans. Tito became the chief of this organization and was soon granted the title of Marshal. Thus, Tito began to exercise the…

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    French Language Class

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    was to go to France. As one of the best students in my generation at the University of Belgrade I decided to apply for a highly selective scholarship at the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. I was not only the Basileus grant holder for the Master’s degree at the University of Nice but also one of the grant holders of the Fund for Young Talents of the Republic of Serbia, which is the most prestigious and competitive scholarship in Serbia today. I started living my dream in sunny Nice. This…

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    Kepler Telescope Essay

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    Telescope main instrument is a photometer. This instrument measures the brightness of stars within its field of view. Data is then gathered and analyzed to detect any variations or deviations of light which is caused by the transits of plants of host stars. These dips in light help in detecting planets in "Habitable Zones". Gliese-581g The planet Gliese 581g is one of six possible planets in the constellation Libra. This exoplanet was discovered in late September 2010. The main reason for such…

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    Leon Battista Alberti

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    Quod phoenix est ut incenderent existo.’-The phoenix must burn to emerge. In accordance to this statement everything in this cosmos at one point of time must be reborn to emerge stronger than ever. There is a specific period in life when humans at a certain time become retrospective. Rebirth or The Renaissance during the Quattrocento period in Italy epitomized this phenomenon. Classical antiquity and the interest and learning that accompanied it was reborn after the Middle Ages in a period…

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    Pentacles Research Paper

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    A Pentacle is very similar to a pentagram. A pentagram is a five-pointed star, each point representing one of the five elements, earth, air, fire, water, and akasha also known as spirit. A pentacle is a pentagram encased in another shape; most commonly a circle but it can any shape, a pentagon, a triangle, or another star. The word its self is broken down into two pieces, “penta” meaning five sided, and “cle” referencing the circle. It is a symbol cloaked in history and dripping with meaning. …

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    One theory that was argued for a time was if the earth was a sphere. There was hypothesis that the earth was square. There were four corners and the mountains were at the edge, supporting the vault of the sky. However, Aristotle disagreed due to all the evidence he devised. He noticed the gradual disappearance of ships over the horizon, the tops of the sails disappearing last. There was also the shape of the curved shadows of the earth on the moon during eclipses and the variation of the star’s…

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    "The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."-Brainy Quote. There are a hundred stars in the sky on a clear night. There are also hundred more when looking through a telescope. With the announcment of the detection of the star Proxima Centauri, it set off excitement in the scientist community about an "Earth-like" star. Proxima Centauri is a red dwarf srat that has lowmass and is about 4.25 light years from the Sun. This star was discovered by Robert Innes who was an astronomer in…

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    year Karl Schwarzschild proved that theory correct. And people have performed more and more experiments to enhance our understanding of black holes. In 2015 a star 25x the size of our sun was supposed to explode into a huge supernova but it got crushed under it's own weight and became a new black hole and that is the only black hole we have seen form in record. Our universe would be really different if we didn't have black holes so i'm going to tell you about how the universe would be…

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