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    ethnic group. They have been outstandingly successful in trade and politics throughout Southeast Asia. For instance, the first Indonesian vice-president and the first president of Singapore were both Minangkabau. Like the Bribri, daughters and sisters have traditionally inherited property, and the origin of this practice is contested. Some argue that Minangkabau men’s frequent voyages compelled families to pass their properties down to the women who stayed. Conversely, others argue that may started traveling to seek a fortune they were not entitled to. I will research the history of Minangkabau matrilineality from Bukittinggi, the Minangkabaus’s cultural capital, where the Rumah Gadang Baanjuang museum of Minang culture is located. In Padang, West Sumatra’s largest city, I will explore the contemporary reality of Minangkabau women. I am currently initiating contact with a young Minang woman living in Padang thanks to a common friend I met in…

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    forest fires are one of the main reasons of the pollution. These emissions could travel largely and affected the human’s health of respiration and visibility. The emissions include, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, atmospheric mercury, ozone-forming chemicals and volatile organic compounds (British Columbia,n.d.). According to Bahri, The spreading of the smog basically from the air condition in the upper layers of the atmosphere in the region tend to move down according to the very stable…

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    Richard Lewis Tsunami

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    The book The Killing Sea by Richard Lewis is based on the terrible tsunami of 2004. The tsunami happened on December 25th and was caused by a very large earthquake in the Indian Sea. The theme was that in times of great trouble and tribulation people will change their ways and become more respectful and helpful. ¨Within 15 minutes, tsunami waves were crashing the coast of Sumatra. At the north end of the island was a heavily populated region known as Aceh. There, waves reached 80 feet high over…

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    Kanye West's Coldest Story

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    The Coldest Story Ever Told: Kanye West’s Undeniable Cultural Energy Kanye West, musician and artist, has optimized and originated many artistic styles that have led to current patterns in modern popular culture. West’s constant innovation in music and general reflection of the New School’s rejection of Old School ways has placed him the class of an icon among youths. In his three-decade span of activity in the music industry, West has evolved through eras of soul, electronic, alternative, and a…

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    1988. It locates in West Bank and Gaza Trip in the Western Asia. The Israel – Palestine conflict was begun from the religious differences and territory conflict.…

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    Epic Of Sundiata Analysis

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    The Epic of Sundiata An epic poem is a narrative poem that normally speaks about heroic acts and events that are significant within a specific cultured. Many ancient writers used these epic poem to tell stories of a leader 's greatest downfalls and most heroic moments.. In the Epic of Sundiata, we learn about Sundiata, who was a powerful and influential prince who founded the Mali Empire. In The Epic of Sundiata, we learn the historical context of Sundiata, the importance of Sogolon Kokalon…

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    After World War II, Germany split through Berlin, making an East and West Berlin. The economic standpoint in East Germany was not sustainable, so that made those citizens want to move over to the West side. Being under Soviet control, the migration of these people started to collapse the East. By August 1961, the Soviets stopping the flow of people by building the Berlin Wall, a infamous symbolic landmark of the Cold War. Two US Presidents, those being JFK and Reagan, commented and wrote…

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    cultural and ancestral ties that exist in that land. Because both the Palestinians and Jews are obdurate and will not forswear the land they both feel they have a right to, the Arab-Israeli conflict is an incredibly complicated issue. A feasible two state solution plan would halt further formation of Israeli settlements in West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem. The parts of the current wall or planned wall that stretch past the 1967 green border should be moved back to the border. Also, any…

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    three nation by blockading their supply source, the war remained stagnant and soon Germany was split into West Germany and East Germany. Berlin was also separated; East Berlin was controlled by the Soviet Union and West Berlin was controlled by Britain, France, and the US. Berlin was split by what is known as the Berlin Wall. The Berlin Wall represented a huge turning point in the history of the world. The building of the wall represented the separation of the world as a whole, but the fall of…

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    Appalachian area covers an extremely large territory from different sections of different states. Many states such as Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee all have sections, which are apart of the Appalachian area. West Virginia is the only state that lies completely within the Appalachian area (Wolfram and Christian, 1976, p.5). Settling in the Appalachian region posed many difficulties. Due to the rugged mountain range, people were isolated from other parts of the world. Therefore…

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