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  • St. Thomas Aquinas's Three Criterias For A Just War

    “St. Thomas Aquinas identifies three criteria for a just war. First, a war must be waged by a legitimate authority. Second, a war must have a just cause. Third, a war must have the right intentions. (P. 139) In order for a war to be waged by a legitimate authority, it must serve the common good, not just private interests and agendas. (P. 138) In order for a war to have just cause, it must include: protecting citizens from hostile or violent behavior, restoring rights that have been taken away…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Voluntary Segregation

    Whereas segregation by its nature sounds evil; examining the effects of “voluntary segregation” the discussion must begin with the underlying cause “forced segregation”. Voluntary segregation tends to be the result of some form of forced segregation; where family, race, nationality, and religion tends to be the primary cause. This cause may lead individuals to this decision where they choose a path of voluntary segregation, but the effects can either be positive or negative to the individual and…

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  • Change And Symbolism In Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard

    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

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  • Trinkets And Beads Analysis

    The video, “Trinkets and Beads,” illustrates a three-year struggle between a small Amazon tribe of 1500, Huaorani, and international oil companies. The video begins by mentioning the killings of American missionaries as well as the efforts of Rachel Saint to “civilize” and evangelize the indigenous people. Then, it moves on to discussing that approximately, 50 years ago oil was discovered in Ecuador and oil companies like Shell, Texaco and PetroCanada began drilling on the border of Huaorani…

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  • John O Sullivan's Argument Analysis

    The Annexation of Texas caused great contempt and division among Americans, and arguments defending both sides were abundant. John O’Sullivan’s argument for the Annexation of Texas is superior compared to Thomas Corwin’s argument. O’Sullivan utilizes facts, the spirit of America, the antithesis, and the history of other foreign countries in America make a strong argument. O’Sullivan begins by declaring that Texas belongs to America. Texas is no longer a mere plot of land; it is American…

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  • Santa Anna's Theory Of Manifest Destiny

    to the annexation of Texas, Oregon Country, Mexico, and Gadsen Purchase all played a significant role in creating the U.S as we see it today. Texas had once been occupied by American settlers who desired to develop plantations. The settlers had wanted to seek permission for Mexico to be admitted( into the Mexican nation as an independent state. However, The Native Mexicans refused and, consequently one of the most famous battles occurred, Santa Anna's attack on the Alamo. Texas declared that it…

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  • Sandra Bland Case

    The case involving Sandra Bland and the Texas trooper Brian T. Encinia has been analyzed but the proof of Bland’s death still remains a mystery today. The case involving Bland and Encinia started when she was pulled over during a traffic stop. Encinia and Bland both escalated the situation that led to her arrest and later death. I think they are both guilty in their actions of making things worse during the traffic stop. In the past when people have been put in jail some have died there.…

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  • Mexican American War Dbq

    From 1846-1848, the United States was engaged in an armed conflict with Mexico. The recent annexation of Texas in 1845 had already resulted in a substantial loss of territory claimed by the Mexican government. By the time the Americans had seized control of Mexico City after twenty-one months of fighting, casualties for both countries were over thirty-thousand. The war resulted in the U.S. acquisition of a majority of the modern American southwest. The U.S. expansion led to much debate over…

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  • Mexican Colonization Law Summary

    Nechard Rajban Due: November 12, 15 Lecture 17 Summaries History of the U.S I The Mexican Colonization law of 1842 was passed in order for foreigners to be able to come to America and colonize Mexico. This allowed people to be able to gain ownership of land however citizens were granted the first preference and then foreigners had their pick. The Colonization Law also guaranteed to people land security and to be exempted from taxes for four years. This helped in protecting Mexico from the…

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  • Nancy Lou Webster: A Short Story

    Elgin history spotlight – Nancy Lou Webster This is the story of longtime Elgin resident/artist Nancy Lou Webster and her 1935 Straight 8 Buick Coupe with suicide doors named “Katie.” The story begins with Nancy Lou as a teen in Oxford, Mississippi. “Miss Kate Skipwith was a philanthropist who lived on Main Street in Oxford, Mississippi. She wanted a car so she ordered a new car to be shipped by rail to her. A 1935 Buick Series 40 Coupe. It arrived by rail in Oxford with five miles on the…

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