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    1858-1947 Research Paper

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    Without a strategic plan guiding the Hindus and Muslims to their new home, both sides took an individualistic outlook, resulting in an unsafe environment. Neither side cared about the rules and customs by which they previously lived. “In east Pakistan, violence, harassment, and theft plagued many Hindu families. Middle and upper-class Hindus found it difficult to suddenly be treated as inferior members of society when compared with Muslims.” (p.53)The residents of both India and Pakistan received no support from Britain during the timeframe that the two religious groups migrated. The flood of migrants overwhelmed the infrastructure of both countries. “In Bengal, the lines of partition left 5.3 million Muslims in the new India region of west Bengal (25 percent of the residents) and 11 million Hindus in the Pakistani region of east Bengal” (p. 52) The lack of unity within both religions, countries, and governments added to the unsafe environment. Both cultures were at odds, having no similar structure or shared customs. The mob mentality ensued while the migrants attempted to find jobs and homes, as well as establish themselves and their families in their new countries. This clash of cultures resulted in murder, rape, theft, and abductions. “…death, loss of property, rape, and abduction occurred at levels unseen before.”…

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    Identity Crisis Essay

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    The ‘silence’ that surrounds the Bengal Partition is qualified by Ashis Nandi as a ‘psychological defence’ (xii).He argues that the educated, urbane people who were dazzled by the scope of two brand new states banished the memories of Partition and decided to conduct the affairs of the new states on the ruins of the past: armed with the fragile defensive shield of anti-memories. It is important to note here how the different classes responded to Partition in different ways. Bengal Partition…

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    Rabindranath Tagore, born on May 7th, 1861- died 7th Aug 1941, is one of the foremost literary figures of India. He majorly wrote in Bengali as he came from a feudal Aristocratic family of Bengal, although, most of his works have been translated into English and various languages worldwide. He is the first Non-European to win the Noble Prize for Literature in 1913. Tagore’s prime emphasis was seen revolving around the secluded domestic lives of women. In his short stories and novels he depicts…

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    maintained the highlighting and mentioning a note wherever it had extra something that received my attention. I am sure, there are many places I highlighted or did write the note, if I try to cite them this could go a long way, I know her write up deserves a separate article. Tanwi should be branded a matchless to any writer from New York City, even she did compete the Brooklyn of NYC! which is absolutely an addition to American literature, I believe. The way she followed the descriptions…

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    Civil Jurisdiction- The Supreme Court had original jurisdiction in all civil cases restricted to the following persons in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa: The British subjects residing in Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, the East India Company or any other person directly or indirectly in the service of the Company, any of the Majesty’s subjects who either resided or held property in the provinces of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa, the Mayor and Alderman of Calcutta, any other inhabitant of Bengal, Bihar or Orissa…

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    Zen Assignment Hu (the Tiger) Tigers are one of the biggest cats to roam the earth. The most commonly found species of tigers, has been aptly named as the ‘Royal Bengal Tiger’ – as they don an orange fur and are covered in black stripes, making them one of the most majestic animals to grace the wild. Tigers are known to be cautious and diligent while hunting their game, and hunt only once in a few days. The royal animal perfectly symbolizes going out there once in a while, giving their…

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    Endangered Tiger Essay

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    sure to become extinct. Save China's Tigers is an organization trying a unique way to save this tiger. Chinese Tigers living in zoos lose their ability to hunt and survive in the wild. While tigers are not naturally found in Africa, Save China's Tigers is taking Chinese tigers out of zoos in Asia and bringing them to a South African Tiger reserve, the Tiger Moon Sanctuary, to train them to be rewilded, so that they can learn how to hunt and survive in the wild. The hope is eventually the tigers…

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    Jessica Capponi Human Ecology Mr. McCoy November 10, 2015 Bengal Tiger Tigers are the leaders of the food chain in the wild. The Bengal Tiger resides mainly in India and has smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar. Living in dry and wet forests, grasslands, etc, the Bengal tiger, also known as the Indian Tiger, is the largest member of the cat family as well as the most powerful and dangerous. Male tigers weigh up to 488 pounds and females weigh up to 308 pounds,…

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    and size can all very by the area they are in, their shells commonly look darker when they are in colder water. (Sea Turtle Exploration, 2016) Olive Ridleys have a smaller head then other sea turtles and there carapace is very bony but doesn’t have any ridges, however some have been seen with a flip of the carapace at edges in warmer areas. Its body is deeper than the Kemp’s and they sometimes have extra claws on their flippers. Also Juveniles usually look charcoal grey rather than the black…

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    BLACK PANTHER, THE GHOST OF THE FOREST Chapter 1: Introduction The black panther is one of the most powerful and smartest animals in the world. It is an aggressive, fearless and strong animal. A black panther is not a member of a specific species but it is a name for some big cats with black coat or fur. It is actually called a black jaguar (Panthera onca) in Central and South America or a black leopard (Panthera pardus) in Asia and Africa. Chapter 2: Black Panther’s Appearance The size…

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