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  • Decline And Eventual Fall Of The Western Roman Empire

    Introduction For many years Romans fought with their neighbors and expanded their territory until they founded a huge empire which covered much of today’s Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Roman territory grew but this was not a pattern that could continue forever. At one point, newly occupied territories became unprofitable, to the point of not even being able to pay expenses of expeditions. This led to the Roman Empire to stagnate and both outside and inside pressures pulled the…

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  • Essay On The Causes Of The Spanish American War

    The Spanish-American War of 1898 made the world recognize the United States as a dominant power. This hard fault battle that proceeded for about ten weeks resulted in a victory for the United States, defeating the once powerful Spanish military. In result the United States got to govern Puerto Rico, Guam and the Philippines. Cuba, unlike the other three countries that were under the power of the United states, were able to become and independent nation. This war was started by the overall idea…

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  • Gender Norms In Dominican Culture

    Role of Gender Norms, Sexuality, and Diaspora within Dominican Culture Through The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Diaz explores the presence of various conflicts between personal and community identity within the culture of the Dominican Republic. Within the book, these conflicts are presented through the experiences and interactions of many characters who struggle with identifying their beliefs and have trouble finding a sense of belonging. Therefore, the onset of physical and…

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  • Essay On Julius Caesar Gallic Wars

    Any human society or civilization that comes into existence as a result of military victory takes part in exercises and acts that when assessed and looked into by the ethicists of modern times, might be considered genocide in modern definition. However, with this an important question arises, did these civilizations and societies considered these acts of war and genocides as a good things or contradicted to it, like the present time? It is observed that with the passing year, people have become…

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  • Han Dynasty Dbq

    During the Classical Era, different attitudes were generated towards technological innovations within the societies of the Han Dynasty and the Roman Empire. Although the Hans and the Romans believe that technology is a great benefit to society, the Hans view the use of technology as beneficial to the common people while the Romans saw technology as an aspect of society that is intertwined with peasantry and vulgarness, but it is useful for comparing greatness among other empires in the world. An…

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  • Moving To Puerto Rico: Personal Narrative Of My Life

    Since moving from Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico when I was 11 years old, my live has been different in a good way. When my mom decided we were going to move to Puerto Rico, I was excited because I really liked the country and the people there. For my little brother was a new adventure, a new school, new classmates and what he liked most was that his school was close to the beach. He wanted to go every day after school. Even though my first year in school at Colegio Espiritu Santo was really…

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  • Interior Design Vs Medieval Architecture

    Architecture and interior design are incredible primary sources that have helped historians to look deeply into the cultural, social, and political value of any civilizations in the past. Space planning of a dwelling not only can reflect the function and activity of the people in one culture; it also allows us to have a micro/macro investigation on how people lived and the phenomenon customs that one culture practiced. This investigation is perfectly applicable in order to compare and contrast…

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  • How Did Rome Influence Ancient Art?

    It is very impressive how fast we evolve by creating new technologies and manufacturing new ideas every day. We can send people to the moon, we create buildings that can almost touch the sky and we can communicate with anyone around the world in a matter of seconds. But as impressive as all this is, nothing compares to any of the ancient cultures. All the ancient cultures like the Greeks, the Etruscan and the Romans created perfectly shaped buildings, statues and magnificent pieces of art with a…

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  • Why Is Hammurabi Important To Today

    Foundations from the Classical World The Ancient and Classical world is an incredibly important part of western history, and laid the foundation to what we consider normal in the modern age. Things such as: how we codify our law, and how democratic governments function currently were first done in this Classical era. Later, these ideas were built upon and refined to create things like our very own government in the United States and the very laws we adhere to. The Code of Hammurabi was of huge…

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  • The Character Brutus In Shakespeare's Julius Caesar

    In the play Julius Caesar written by William Shakespeare, the character Brutus is portrayed to be a very honorable man. Honorability is best described as the act of respecting not only yourself, but everyone else around you. However, Brutus is often a very unhonorable man, as the actions in which he makes do not usually portray the man he is said to be. He does not always live up to be the most honorable Roman to ever live, as his unhonorable side is shown through the death of Julius Caesar.…

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