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“Whoso List To Hunt” by Francesco Petraca and Sir Thomas Wyatt - “Whoso List To Hunt” “Whoso List to Hunt” was originally written in Italian by Francesco Petraca. In the 1500s Sir Thomas Wyatt had translated the original piece into an English form of an Petrarchan sonnet. Most love poems written in the Renaissance era are about the love of a man for a beautiful, unattainable woman. A good poet is a person who uses words efficiently, effectively, and gracefully which is just what Wyatt does. He uses words to help the reader learn the message sent throughout the poem, which in this case is his love for Anne Boleyn....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 631 words
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History of the Hunt Family - History of the Hunt Family The history of Hunt family provides remarkable examples of both strengths and weaknesses of family business model. Sheer size of the company, characters of great egos and controversial political views always brought a lot of public attention to Hunt family. Yet the most interesting aspect, which will be investigated in this paper, is the interdependence of family and business dynamics. Based on the history of two branches of Hunt family, it will be demonstrated how changes within family can both ruin or foster business....   [tags: business model, hunt oil company]
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Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List - Steven Spielberg's Schindler's List Schindler's List, the award winning film directed by Steven Spielberg, is becoming a significant teaching tool in high schools across the nation. Spielberg himself explained why in the Foreword to the study guide Facing History prepared through a grant from his production company, Amblin Entertainment, and Universal Films. He wrote: There are far too many places where hate, intolerance, and genocide still exist....   [tags: Spielberg Schindler's List Movie Film] 1020 words
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The Message of Courage in Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally - The Message of Courage in Schindler's List by Thomas Keneally Throughout the novel of Schindler’s List, by Thomas Keneally, the message of courage is portrayed greatly. Keneally was a gentile man who wrote about how bad the Holocaust was, even-though he was not Jewish. He tells a story of how one man successfully saved thousands of Jews by letting them work for him. Keneally wrote about how helping someone pays off and by letting someone have a second chance which gives them a sense of hope in times of hardship....   [tags: Schindler's List Thomas Keneally Essays] 1319 words
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The Hunt - The forest, for the moment, is calm and frigid. The glowing orange sun gently caresses the horizon. The air is crisp and the wind blows softly. Chilled morning dew slowly seeps down into the soft dirt. Smells of crumpled leaves permeate the air. Birds leisurely rise from their nests. A flap of the wings, a quick shake and they’re off. Tweeting harmoniously, the early birds cast their wondrous melodies through the icy morning breeze. Squirrels race from tree to tree in search of acorns for the coming wintery season....   [tags: Hunter, Everest, Short Story] 937 words
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Wildlife Management: Why People Hunt? - Humans have been hunting on this planet for over two million years. Our ancestors used complex hunting techniques to ambush and kill antelopes, gazelles, and other large animals dated back to times before Christ. People all around the world still carry on the tradition, but the view on hunting is not the same as it was back then. The world is so industrialized, and people think hunting is cruel and useless because you can buy meat at grocery stores. But in reality, it is the reason the wildlife they see are not extinct....   [tags: Wildlife, Varmint, hunting]
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A Whale Hunt - Envision the Makah nation before white men came to reduce their lands, diminished their way of life, and contaminate them with new diseases. The Makah tribe was once free to roam along the dark sandy beaches of the Olympic Peninsula and experience the fiery glow of the sinking sun creep into the depths of the vast Pacific Ocean. They are no longer able to undergo this majestic cycle in the same tranquility that their ancestors once did. After dealing with the inequities that were brought upon them by the European settlers, such as being forced to speak a new language and being confined to a minute area of land, that cannot compare to the greatness of the territory where they once lived....   [tags: essays research papers] 1314 words
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Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski - Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg and The Pianist, Directed by Roman Polanski The holocaust is seen as a time of horror, filled with brutal, inhuman actions carried out by the Nazi party. Schindler’s List, directed by Steven Spielberg, is one of the most realistic movies to show the gruesome shock of the concentration camps and torture of Jews. Spielberg captured the true essences of what pain was during World War Two. In 2002, Roman Polanski came out with The Pianist, a movie that focuses on a Jewish man’s struggles outside the walls of a concentration camp....   [tags: Movie Film Movies Pianist Schindler List Essays] 1002 words
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Status Changes Everything in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen - It’s always fun going after someone that you can’t have. In Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Caroline Bingley likes Mr. Darcy and knows he won’t like her, but she still continues to flirt and go after him. In the poem Whoso List to Hunt, written by Sir Thomas Wyatt, Wyatt wants Anne Boleyn and knows he can’t have her, but still thinks it’s fun to go after her. In the movie The Importance of Being Earnest, Gwendolen’s mother, Lady Bracknell won’t let Jack get married to Gwendolen, but he goes after her anyway....   [tags: Caroline Bingley, Mr. Darcy]
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How Has Homophobia Become a Witch Hunt? - According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary, homophobia is the irrational fear of, aversion to, or discrimination against homosexuality or homosexuals. Much like a witch hunt, homophobia targets and seeks out individuals, gay or straight, and persecutes them based on ignorance, and further more if one cannot provide solid proof of his or her innocence. (Hughes) It is the fuel behind many hate crimes and discrimination. Some claim that homosexuality is a disease. If this statement is true, couldn’t we all simply begin to call in “queer” to work and school when we won’t be present....   [tags: Homosexuality ]
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Why the Makah Indians Hunt Whales - Why the Makah Indians hunt whales: “Whales provide us with the food for our bodies, bones for our tools and implements and spirits for our souls.” “We haven’t hunted the whale for 70 years but have hunted them in our hearts and in our minds.” “Whales are a central focus of our culture today as they have been from the beginning of time.” This has been a tradition of the Makah Indians for more than 2000 years. They had to stop in 1926 due to the scarcity of gray whales. But their abundance now makes it possible to resume their ancient practice of the hunt....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Health Issue of Female Genital Cutting - ... There must be quality of care, and access to preventive care and effective referral systems. All health care participants should coordinate health care at the international, national, and departmental levels. There should be international cooperation in the control of infectious diseases, distribution of health findings, and international regulatory plans. Participants must cover balances between resources and rights conflicts and should fairly resolve by considering the viewpoint of the least powerful participant....   [tags: Hunt and Backman article analysis]
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Metaphor of “The Hunt” in “Monologue for an Onion” - The concept of the hunt in “Monologue for an Onion” is essential to understanding the poem’s commentary on human desire and failure to comprehend the intricacies of life. The heart, skin, and secret core are the three concepts attached to the idea of the hunt that humanity is on. They each contribute a vital piece to understanding just why the Onion is suggesting that humanity is flawed when it comes to their pursuit of happiness and finding life’s true meaning. The heart symbolizes both what is beautiful about the Onion and what is beautiful about humanity....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 870 words
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The Hunt in the State of Illinois - It’s a brisk November morning like any other day ,but today isn’t any other day, today is the first day of firearm deer season. Shots are going off all around me like world war three declared on deer. I’m wrapped in every hunting garment we own but winters cold embrace always finds its way in. My cheeks are rosy red and my breath was thick in the air. The only sound is the leaves crunching beneath my feet and the sudden beats of my heart pounding out of my chest with excitement of the sound of my shotgun still ringing my ears....   [tags: permits and policies] 2392 words
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Artemis, The Goddess of the Hunt - Artemis is known as the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness and fertility. She had gained these abilities form her father, Zeus, when she was just three years old. Artemis had asked her father for six wishes. These wishes include being an eternal virgin, to never marry, hunting dogs to aid her in the hunt, a bow and arrows, eighty hunting nymphs to assist her in the wild, and lastly, deer to lead her chariot (godsandgoddess.com). Her father granted her these wishes which is one of the major reasons her hunting skills were as great as they were....   [tags: wilderness, virgin, protector] 806 words
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The Hunt for Jack the Ripper - The East End of Whitechapel, London, England will forever be frozen in history nation wide due to the horrifying murders and mutilations of five British prostitutes. The homicides committed by self proclaimed ‘Jack the Ripper’ have remained unsolved since the slaughter began in August 1888. The true identity of the killer has yet to be exposed. This fact creates much controversy for the people of England. During the past 126 years the search has been relentless, but the lack of evidence has led criminologists to the same dead end street....   [tags: rubinstein, whitechapel ]
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The Plains Bison Hunt - Introduction The Red River Métis began their organised bison hunts soon after 1820 (Gerhard, 1982). The hunts did not take long to become a major part of the Métis culture and heritage. This would end up being a major source of income for many decades. As the ice age glaciers started to melt, the bison and other animals started moving onto the plains, the Métis then used this migration to their advantage and started hunting them (Gerhard, 1982). Some First Nations, particularly the Dakota and Assiniboine, relied primarily on the bison, utilizing every part of the body and carcass (Gerhard, 1982)....   [tags: Ecology]
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The Great Witch Hunt - Humanity had gone through a number of challenges that tested our beliefs and morals throughout history. In 1692, our humanity was tested in a significant manner when the Great Salem Witch Hunt erupted on the puritans of colonial America. Fear spread among the people and the drive to get rid of the bad was strong, causing many innocent people to be killed. These type of events repeats itself throughout the course of time. It is as if we humans are oppressed for a certain amount of decades and then once fear takes root in our society, we act harshly upon it, as if releasing emotions of desire for personal freedom....   [tags: Salem, Massachussets witch trials] 849 words
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How do Sharks Hunt? - ABSRACT This research report is a brief explanation on how one of nature’s apex predators, the shark, and how the way sharks hunt and track down their prey. The hunting process for sharks will be explained in sequencing order starting from how sharks sense their prey, to how the way sharks stalk their prey, and what happens when sharks capture their prey. Also a brief explanation will be discussed about how two peculiar species of sharks, Hammer head sharks and Long nose saw sharks, about their body shape, their diet plan, and how the way their unique attribute and how the way they use this attribute to help these two breeds in their hunting game....   [tags: maritime biology, oceanography]
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The Roman Witch Hunt - There is almost no question that the lifeblood of the Roman state was war, and that the decisions made by Roman politicians were usually in the interest of keeping this blood flowing. Through all of the endless warfare Rome managed to conquer most of the territory surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, and ruled most of this large swath of land by the proxy of co-opted local elites. Therefore it is difficult to imagine how Rome managed to keep its citizenry in check without instilling a powerful sense of fear in them....   [tags: Senatus Consultum de Bacchanalibus] 1487 words
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The List is Life: Oskar Schindler - “Whoever saves a single life, it is as if he had saved the whole world” (Rodkinson) These words, as spelled out in the Babylonian Talmud, signify a people’s tradition; a people with a history of persecution. Undeniably, the persecution experienced by the Jewish people has helped to shape the perception of humanity and the approach to racism, bigotry, and intolerance. Movies about the Holocaust can teach us about intolerance and the psychology of man which both fueled the atrocities that occurred during World War II....   [tags: holocaust, hope and identity, jews]
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Schindler's List Is of Use to Historians - Creative works are of use to historian - Gabriel Beron Creative works are of use to historians to a large extent. However there is a fraction that is not completely historically accurate but simply made for the enjoyment of the audience. Schindler’s List is a film based on Oskar Schindler’s fight to save Jews during the Holocaust. Whether the film is historically accurate is determined by background information that can confirm how precise this film is. The main factors of this film were the protagonist Oskar Schindler and his transformation from a pro-Nazi to a Jewish sympathiser, Amon Goeth who is a Nazi officer in charge of the camp at Płaszów and his psychopathic routines and attitudes t...   [tags: Oskar Schindler, film, Nazi, Jews]
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Summary of the Film, Schindler's List - The film begins in 1939 with the German-initiated relocation of Polish Jews from surrounding areas to the Kraków Ghetto shortly after the beginning of World War II. Meanwhile, Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson), an ethnic German businessman from Moravia, arrives in the city in hopes of making his fortune as a war profiteer. Schindler, a member of the Nazi Party, lavishes bribes upon the Wehrmacht and SS officials in charge of procurement. Sponsored by the military, Schindler acquires a factory for the production of army mess kits....   [tags: movies] 1235 words
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Problems With the No-Serve List - News of a “no-serve” list in Madison is spreading like wildfire, and the feedback is very diverse. There are people who agree completely with this list and others who think this is just another burden to be put on people in the Madison area. Sure there are those chronic, problem-causing alcoholics that the Mayor and some Madison Aldermen are looking to punish, but is it punishing they really need. Or can this problem be solved some other way. This “no-serve” list was originally proposed by Mayor of Madison, Dave Cieslewicz, and Madison Alderman, Michael Schumacher....   [tags: Persuasive Paper] 679 words
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Helen Hunt - Biographical Summary Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson was born on October 14, 1830 in Amherst, Massachusetts. Later, she decided to go by Helen Hunt Jackson when married a second time. She was the daughter of Nathan Wiley Fiske and Deborah Vinal Fiske. “Her father was a Congregational clergyman and a professor of philosophy and language at Amherst College who brought his children up under strict Calvinistic authority and her mother Deborah was a quiet, demure woman” (Cormack). Both parents did not have much influence on her and neither did they show her much affection; when she needed friendship and companionship she would turn to her good friend Emily Dickinson (Cormack)....   [tags: biography, Ramona]
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Sensitive List and Chinese Censorship - My project is an artistic book of illustrations that I have titled Sensitive List. To better understand my project, it is important to know about the cultural background as well as about the political and historical frameworks under which this project was conceived. Born and raised in China, I have grown up in a climate of strict political censorship and limited personal freedoms. One of the most chilling aspects of my culture is the government-generated “sensitive list”. Essentially, this list is comprised of over one thousand words - like “democracy” and “freedom” – which the Chinese government has banned its populace from using publicly....   [tags: chinese rulers, freedom] 1304 words
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Oskar Schindler and Schindler's List - The Jewish Holocaust was a tragic event in world history. The containment and extermination of the Jews and other minority groups began on January 30, 1933 and lasted until May 8, 1945. During this horrific period in time millions of lives were lost. The Jewish community alone lost nearly a million people per year. In total throughout all of Europe sixty-three percent of the Jewish population was estimated to have been killed (Rutgers University). That's a total of 5,962,129 Jews....   [tags: The Holocaust]
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Hate List Reading Reflection - In the novel Hate List Valerie Leftman starts dating a guy named Nick, she feels that he makes her whole life better and she loves how he helps her by distracting her from her parents struggling marriage. One day after being called mean names repeatedly she decides she is going to start a hate list, this list consists of people and things she absolutely hate. When Nick sees it he starts helping her put names on it, soon all Nick and Valerie are talking about is the list and how they want those people dead....   [tags: Jennifer Brown novel, character analysis]
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Personal Narrative: The List - The air hung around them, tensed and quiet. The fragility of her emotion was threatening to shatter. It is as if that time stood still for her. She fingered the brim of her notebook, nervously and took notice of the cup of coffee on her side. Controlling the sudden urged to drown the caffeine all at once; she carefully picked the cup and warily sipped its content. It had long been cold, and her tongue appreciated that fact. She took a deep breath as the man in front of her waited for her answer....   [tags: cafe, shikamaru ] 679 words
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European Witch Hunt - The epoch of Medieval European history concerning the vast and complicated witch hunts spanning from 1450 to 1750 is demonstrative of the socioeconomic, religious, and cultural changes that were occurring within a population that was unprepared for the reconstruction of society. Though numerous conclusions concerning the witch trials, why they occurred, and who was prosecuted have been founded within agreement there remains interpretations that expand on the central beliefs. Through examining multiple arguments a greater understanding of this period can be observed as there remains a staggering amount of catalysts and consequences that emerged....   [tags: European History ]
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Acronym Scavenger Hunt - CERCLA stands for the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, or more commonly known as the Superfund. The Superfund created a tax on the chemical and petroleum industries and provided broad Federal authority to respond directly to releases or threatened releases of hazardous substances that may endanger public health or the environment, and was enacted by Congress on December 11, 1980. On October 17, 1986 CERCLA was amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA)....   [tags: Language ]
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Why Do Hunters Hunt Today? - In today’s society, several people have a misconception about hunting. These people feel that hunters just kill the animals for fun and for sport. There are some people who do hunt for sport but a majority of hunters hunt for food. What the skeptics don’t know about hunters is that we treat the animals with moral values. We respect the animals and never allow any of the body parts to go to waste. There are also many ways we have evolved in the ways of hunting from back in the middle ages to today....   [tags: food, values, respect, animals] 1349 words
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Children in the Woods and Why I Hunt - In the essay “Children in the Woods”, Barry Lopez discusses how he encourages children to take an interest in wildlife and nature conservation. His methods include taking children on walking tours through forests while prompting them to make observations. Lopez places special emphasis on the abundance of knowledge that can be gained through observation. Lopez emboldens children to use their imaginations while discovering nature instead of relying on the author’s “encyclopedic knowledge” (Lopez 735)....   [tags: wildlife, nature conservation, Barry Lopez]
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Cold War in The Hunt for Red October - ... The protagonist of the movie is Jack Ryan, a CIA analyst who studied Marko Ramius and understood he was trying to defect. Ryan has to come up with a way to contact Ramius so that the sub may stay intact. B. four main actors and characters Sean Connery played Marko Ramius Alec Baldwin played Jack Ryan James Earl Jones played Admiral Greer Tim Curry played Dr. Yevgeniy Petrov C. 5-10 facts (2-4 mistakes) 1. When Captain Ramius says “You speak Russian” to Jack Ryan, he said it in English though he was supposed to be in Russian....   [tags: soviets, sonar, submarien] 610 words
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Phillipa's Fox Hunt by Somerville Ross - The story by Somerville Ross, “Philippa’s Fox Hunt” was set in Ireland. A recently married couple Mr. and Mrs. Yeates were featured adapting to a new environment. The new place was characterized by new social activities that were not common in their previous residence. They had to learn new skills such as riding horses and hunting. Mr. Yeates who narrated the story described his life after marriage and how events had shaped his marriage. At the very beginning I was able to pick an element of symbolism; a newly married couple will naturally start a new life and similarly in the story the couple ventured into a new society where almost everything was new just in the same way when two people ge...   [tags: Analysis, Setting, Theme]
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The Deer Hunt - It is 5:30am on opening morning of deer hunting season and my alarm explodes into a racket that would wake an army. I roll out of bed and rub the sleep from my eyes. I only slept six hours last night because my family and I were preparing for the hunt, getting the guns ready, laying out a clothes-man, everything. As I throw some pants on, the smell of fresh pancakes wakes me up. It is at this time I realize the season is upon us. Since January I have been waiting for this day to come, today begins the annual nine day season that brings our family together each November....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays] 953 words
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Schindler's List - The Holocaust was a time of horrible cruelty. Millions of people were forced into atrocious conditions and suffered unspeakable treatment. They were treated worse than cattle, losing their identity. The German people after the war also lost their individual identities. Even though most of the population had no idea what was going on, they were blamed and stereotyped as monsters for the actions of a small group. Schindler’s List (1993), directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the story of Oskar Schindler (Liam Neeson) who was different than the Nazi party, saving thousands of Jews from slaughter during the Holocaust and giving them back their identities....   [tags: Spielberg, cinematography, Holocaust]
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National Honour List - National Award. Why's Ibori's Name Not Included. The National Honour award in Nigerian is the assemblage and advertisement of the rejects in our society and a showcase of the 'gangster's paradise' community, yonder. You get the same depressing sense of sickness every time you encounter a pastor flying in private airplane while ghetto people and their children who pay his bills via offering, live in stark poverty. If you gather our National honour winners and pastors who spend the thrift of their congregations for self-serving interests, you get a perfect tribe of Biblical Sodom and Gomorrah people in Nigeria....   [tags: Politics ] 1290 words
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Lesson From History: Schindler's List - Steven Spielberg’s movie Schindler’s List applies to the literary criticism, New Historicism. In many instances, this film portrays historical accuracies. The film compares to World War II history. Adolf Hitler’s extraordinary political power shows in this film. His corrupt and evil leadership and his actions and decisions cannot be rationalized or justified under any political power. Schindler’s List recovers history of a specific World War II place and portrays real events. The Jews, singled out and forced into labor camps, demonstrate a social class conflict, a Marxism criticism....   [tags: Film Review] 744 words
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Morality in The Hunt for Red October - Morality in The Hunt for Red October While hundreds, even thousands of excellent movies have been made over the years since motion pictures were invented, there are some movies that stand out among the best. There are various reasons for these standouts, sometimes incredible acting, sometimes impeccable story lines, but in many cases, it is the issues addressed by the movie. Most of the greatest movies contain commentaries or analyses of certain issues, be they moral, social, or otherwise....   [tags: essays research papers] 1186 words
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The Causes of the Salem Witch Hunt - The Causes of the Salem Witch Hunt Many American colonists brought with them from Europe a notion in witches and an intrigue with alleged manipulation with the devil. During the seventeenth century, people were executed for witchcraft all over the colonies, chiefly in Massachusetts. Various of the accused were women, inducing some recent historians to recommend that charges of witchcraft were a way of dominating women who endangered the present economic and social order at that time....   [tags: Papers] 909 words
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