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  • The Impact Of Trade On The Mediterranean Sea

    Trade has been a universal practice since the beginning of time, occurring not only among members belonging to one civilization, but between other societies as well. Trade was a way for people to have access to resources they otherwise would not be able to have. While trade across land was common, trade by water began to gain more popularity with the invention of better boats. One of the most well-known seas that had much trade occur upon it, is the Mediterranean Sea. Being able to access these…

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  • The Effects Of The Refugee Crisis

    Greece, amidst a financial emergency on the scale of the Great Depression, was not ready to deal with such a variety of individuals without a moment 's delay, prompting repulsive scenes of frantic, hungry individuals on islands generally saved for vacationers. The world expected to meet up and go about as a united front, yet, rather, it has turned out to be more separated. Numerous states utterly declined to take in any refugees, allowing the Border States to sit alone in their battle. In 2014,…

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  • Mermaid Madonna

    Oral history and written accounts are products of memories, which are transformed into text for future civilizations to store and analyze. It is important for different cultures to instigate the importance of retaining memory as it through this trait that their accomplishments and failures will be remembered. Nevertheless, memories face a fatal flaw considering they are the product of humans, who are inevitably driven by specific interests including political, self, and economic to manipulate…

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  • The Armenian Holocaust

    The Armenian Holocaust was a time of pure and utter despair, it was a brutal genocide that killed approximately 1.5 million people. It took place in the Ottoman Empire; the Turkish Armenians wanted to make the empire thoroughly Turkish and they especially wanted to get the Christian Armenians out of the empire. As a result, there were massacres and deportations that ended in many deaths of horrific exterminations. The exterminations consisted of torturing, enslavement, and deportations with no…

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  • The Slaughterhouse Province Summary

    account from a neutral party, published by a diplomat about killing hundreds of thousands of Armenians who lived in the Ottoman Turkish Empire. The reports in the book were written by Leslie Davis, who was a lawyer and U.S. consul in Harput in eastern Turkey from 1914 to 1917. Susan Blair, a researcher compiling proof of the Armenian genocide found the 132-page report in the National Archives, after they were declassified. Davis’s report, submitted to State Department for internal use in 1918,…

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  • Economic Differences Between Greece And Persia

    Greece vs. Persia The Classical age through the Hellenistic period was a time where politics, economics, and religion flourished throughout Europe. Two important empires during this time period ere the Greeks and the Persians, whose significance increased significantly after the Greco-Persian war. The politics and economics of Persia and Greece were different, but the religions were similar because they worshipped anthropomorphically, had an altar system, and weren 't strongly practicing…

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  • ISIS Case Study

    I have no doubt that having U.S. forces on the ground will work, however, I do not support a full on ground forces. A large force with their equipments and vehicles would require a base or two that would need additional personnel to provide support and security. A tank force or air force is simply too expensive and cumbersome in combat in fighting the more agile "technical" vehicles (pickup trucks mounted with a machine gun or larger weaponry) the ISIS member uses. In addition, a large force…

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  • Mediterranean Influence On Greek Culture

    The Greeks were very active on the sea and sought to expand their influence further into the Mediterranean. By the 7th and 6th century B.C., Greek colonies stretched from the Asia Minor to southern Italy, Sicily, and north Africa, and even some parts of southern France and Spain(Hemingway). The Greeks established trading enclaves along already existing cities along the coast. They spread Greek culture which is found through pottery, silver, bronze, olive oil, and wine. Not only did the Greeks…

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  • Giolitti's Government In Italy Case Study

    The PSI being inspired by Bolshevik party’s seizure of power in Russia adopted this policy of revolution and made the decision to join the Comintern (the communist international, a Moscow-based organisation, its aims were to co-ordinate and control the activities of national communist parties). Now not committed to a socialist republic and the dictatorship of the proletariat, the socialist party organised numerous strikes, protests and demonstrations in Italy. It attracted massive publicity too,…

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  • Cultural Changes In Medieval Europe

    Populations of cities plummeted. With no strict ruler, a new political system emerged out of the discord, feudalism. Feudalism is a political system where outlying peasants will work for a central lord in return for their safety and for land. Manorialism was a part of feudalism where there would be one central ‘manor’ where the lord would reside and the outlying lands, his fiefs, would be held by his people. With this political change, many new cultural changes occurred as a result. The…

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