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    During the Middle Ages guilds were created to protect the guild members and the consumers. Formed rules and prices for trade so that they performed fair business on all sides. It helped members that were low or middle class to climb to a higher social status. This would allow apprentices who were taught by masters to become masters after going through the ranks. Some families would send their sons at an early age to work as an apprentice so by the time they were adults they would become journeyman or masters. The guild also supported and helped its members by providing aid when needed and cared for family members. For example, If you got hurt while hammering iron and couldn't work while you recovered they would take care of you and your family…

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    Although Smith recognized that guilds have the possibility to create political corruption in governments, this was not the case in Venice, as the Venetian government controlled the flow of commissions in the city: "Like virtually every other trade practiced in the city, the arts were protected and controlled by the state" (Brown 41). Since the government held control over the market, they would decide who would receive commissions to suit their own needs. For instance, one of the most frequent…

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    symbol for mistreatment and abuse was not far-fetched for the printing shop workers struggling each day to survive while the masters live in comfort. The workers could not have openly spoken out against the bourgeois masters due to socioeconomic conditions in eighteenth century France. As previously mentioned, the masters provided the apprentices and journeymen with minimal work, food, and sleep. The workers were surviving, but barely. Additionally, the masters, as leaders of the powerful…

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    The Trade unions and the employees in New Zealand (NZ) have kept expressing their concerns over the secrecy of TPPA negotiations through various protests. On the 25th of March this year, thousands of people around NZ came out to protest against the government’s position over the TPPA. The secret nature of the TPPA was criticised. Moreover, the secrecy was considered as selling out NZ’s sovereignty to the globalization and profit-seeking corporations. Dr Jane Kelsey, a professor at the Auckland…

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    Throughout history labor unions have been and are debated. The labor unions versus capitalism are a major subject matter that has separated our country into two separate political parties. Whether, unions are practical and mandatory for our economy, or just another conflict added to the list of problems our country already has. Although, the general opinion of part of today’s labor unions have become redundant and can eventually be risky, labor unions of the Glided Age were necessary.…

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    The poem “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes and the carving Free by Emma Marie Cadwalader-Guild, two different forms of art, both manage to capture the same messages. They were made in different eras, yet showcase the discriminations faced by African Americans. Both Hughes and the slave in the carving overcame an innumerable amount of challenges, their worlds consumed with false freedom. “English B” by Langston Hughes and Free by Cadwalader-Guild share countless commonalities; in both…

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    This letter is in response to your correspondence received by Guild Mortgage Company (“Guild”) on November 29, 2016. Thank you for the opportunity to review and address your concerns. In your correspondence you express disappointment with the misinformation received and felt you were mislead. Additionally, you express concerns that the interest rate increased from the initial rate you were quoted. Also, you mentioned you did not understand process of how the discount points were charged. We…

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    Medieval Jester Research Paper Jesters are a unique part of medieval history. Shi Huangdi, the emperor who built the Great Wall of China, wanted to paint it. His jester, You Zhan, jokingly made fun of this idea, and convinced him not to follow through with the idea, saving China thousands of lives, money, and lots of paint. You Zhan was regarded as a national hero. A jester’s job was to entertain the king and his court, and is one of the most recognizable medieval characters. A jester’s daily…

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    This letter is in response to your correspondence received by Guild Mortgage Company (“Guild”) on September 28, 2016, which was submitted through the Better Business Bureau (BBB). Thank you for the opportunity to review and address your concerns. Your correspondence relates to your dissatisfaction with the service you received. Additionally, you requested reimbursement for various fees in connection with your loan transaction. Guild understands that the process of purchasing a home can be…

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    actors will be required not only to have a great talent for acting but also a great determination to succeed. They must memorize hundreds of lines and should have a good speaking voice. Also the ability to sing and dance is important for increasing the opportunities for the young actors. Almost all of the actors, even the biggest stars are required to audition for a part before they receive the role. While union membership may not always be required, many actors find it advantageous to belong to…

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