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    The Roman Forum

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    The Roman Forum was a great center of commerce, an architectural wonder, and most importantly a governmental supercenter. The Roman Forum was an architectural wonder due to its massive size. The Forum was made up of many buildings, including; The Curia (a senate building), The Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, The Temple of Saturn, and more. The Roman Forum was also very architecturally significant because it created the style that we use today for our state capitols. This proves that the Romans had the architectural knowledge to make blueprints that would be used again 2,800 years in the future. One of Rome’s great architectural feats was the invention of the arch. The arch literally used gravity to hold itself up. The arch supported lots…

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    The Roman Forum was built in Rome, Italy in 29 BC. by Augustus. It is located in between the Palatine Hills and Capitoline hills. When Augustus first built the Roman Forum, it had three arches. Soft schools’ states that “The land used to build the Roman Forum is believed to have been a burial site in the past.” The romans had to drain the land, so they could build the forum. The Roman Forum was made from stone, and it had a platform for the Romans to speak on. The Roman Forum is a rectangular…

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    'Dripping rat blood' closes Roman Forum ticket office Experts say there are 6 million rats in the Eternal City. One of the four ticket offices allowing access to the Roman Forum was closed on Monday when rat's blood started falling on to the counter from the ceiling. The blood was noticed by an employee at the new ticket office, located in the square in front of the Colosseum early Monday morning, and health authorities were called to deal with the problem. “A rodent had died in the ceiling…

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    Robbie Flak was a defense lawyer who grew up in Slone, Texas. He was the son of a well respected lawyer who built up a reputation that afforded Robbie his start. He worked with his father but soon began to leave the realm of corporate law to deal with the injustices of society. His black hair and perpetual scowl gave him the appearance of anger and irritation, which his drinking habits only served to heighten. He was in a relationship with his live-in girlfriend, but has uncertain feelings for…

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    The periods in which these were made differ by more than one thousand years. Trajan's forum was completed in Rome around 113 AD, and Delacroix painted Liberty Leading the people in Paris around 1830. During these time periods, the Romans were celebrating a victory in the Dacian Wars that was fought with their power. On the other hand, the french were amidst revolution against their power, King Charles X. King Charles X was a ruler who oppressed his people by publications restrictive ordinances…

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    the technology being used and the way the teacher implemented and applied online discussion through a blogging format to meet the World History standards. This type of online discussion has intrigued me since the entire Social Studies team has implemented it in our school. In the article, Talking It Out: Online Discussion Forums in the Social Studies Classroom, Whitney G. Blankenship…

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    After reading Brandon Jones’, “Rhetorical Criticism of a Online Discourse,” I came to the realization that online discourse communities are very similar to real life discourse communities. With this in mind, I would argue that when using the internet, people should be treated with the same respect that they are receive in real life. Often times this is not the, as evidenced by Jon Ronson’s article, “How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life,” which tells the story of how even a senior…

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    Stefanie Sierra LCD 144W Bilingual Language Play used in Social media Introduction The topic of bilingual language play used in social media in particular Spanish. Especially when social media uses memes that are shared within a few minutes and are spread like wildfires. Social media has become a place in which the human population interacts by posting pictures and sharing their experiences and expressing their feelings. Memes are just way to show humor. As a bilingual speaker, in which…

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    The community I chose to research was Chowhound, which is an online community for foodies. The foodie community subjects range from Bars and Restaurants (715,297 posts) to Not About Food (6,376 posts) and several more. The online community can post comments to any of the subjects they choose, adding in their advice, differences and chosen recipes. This site allows for this community to treat it somewhat like a social media site. People will even have some little disagreements within their…

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    Essay On Roman Empire

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    The Romans set many standards for people that have lasted through time. The Roman Empire lasted over 500 years and has left the world with the many developments. These developments include roads, calendar, flushing toilets, sewers, architecture, and the love for watching people compete. The romans many monuments to showcase the power of Rome and give the people entertainment. Many of these monuments can still be found today. The Romans created many things that the world can wonder at. The Romans…

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