As the demand for tea rose, Britain gradually ran out of silver to trade with, and was desperate to find what China wanted. Then, the British resorted to trading opium. China was very picky of their opium. There was a certain kind of make they wanted, it was a compact ball wr... ... middle of paper ... ...ns such as these: pay $6 million for all the lost opium to Britain, pay $3 million to merchants, free all British prisoners, make island of Hong Kong as a Britain colony, British would remove all soldiers and troops from ports, open five new trading ports, and opium still had to be traded. That was one really bitter downfall for China.
In this case an 81 year old woman (Stella Liebeck) using the drive through window at a local McDonald’s ordered a cup of coffee. While in her vehicle Liebeck spilled the coffee on her lap and groin area and received second and third degree burns from it. With a lawyer on her side she filed a lawsuit stating that McDonald’s coffee was served too hot and it was a dangerous temperature. McDonald’s would not settle out of court because they believed they had proof of negligence on the victim, and would win the case. After a long and timely lawsuit, McDonald’s lost the case and the jury awarded Liebeck 2.9 million dollars.
They wanted knowledge about the origins of each kind of marble. Marble was so prevalent in the Roman holdings that Augustus boasted that he had transformed Rome "from a city of brick into a city of marble." So, why was faience used? Often, Egyptians used faience-glazed objects in a religious setting such as funerals to honor the deceased by recognizing the blue color as a protective element as they journeyed into their afterlife. Blue also was considered a color that carried the meanings of longevity and prosperity, so that is why it was seen on many sacred objects such as the head of
“Medieval noblewomen swallowed arsenic and dabbed on bats' blood to improve their complexions; 18th-century Americans prized the warm urine of young boys to erase their freckles; Victorian ladies removed their ribs to give themselves a wasp waist.” 5 Even from medieval times, the extent to which women have gone to achieve ‘ideal beauty’ is extreme. In the 21st century, Americans spend more money on beauty related product than they do on their education, creating a 160 billion dollar a year global industry, all in the name of ‘perfection.’ 5 Intensification of body image ideals has increased through media and manipulation in the advertising industry, due to the portrayal of women, leading to the creation of a 20 billion dollar cosmetic surgery industry. Driven and fueled by sexual instinct and desire to achieve perfection, images of women in advertising will not cease to hold a huge amount of power over the everyday woman who spends her life chasing an ideal, which does not exist, often leading to psychological and physical effects which can last a lifetime. In a world of social media, the influence of advertising is much stronger than it once was, as it is a form of social communication that influences and often manipulates us. Advertising is everywhere from the photo on the front of a magazine, to the online ads that appear as we scroll web pages, and these days is a predominantly visual phenomenon, text is minimal and an image dominates to capture and hold our attention.
Pearls that were brought from the Persian Gulf were used as popular gemstones in ancient Roman jewelry. Also, from Egypt, emeralds and peridots were used, as well as carnelian, jasper, lapis lazuli, and onyx from Persia. Gold was a popular material in all forms of ancient roman jewelry. ("The History of Jewellery: Ancient Roman Jewelry”, 2013.) Snake bracelets were a popular form of jewelry to be worn, because snakes were the symbol of fertility and immortality and were intended to warn off evil.
These women are forgotten, arrested, abused, violated, and so many are killed. American needs to take a stand and make prostitution illegal in all states. Right now 48 out of 50 states have made prostitution illegal, 1 out of every 10 men in the world have hired a prostitute, prostitution is legal in 22 countries, about 40 million prostitutes in the world, but we can do so much more than make it illegal, we can make the “need” for prostitution disappear for good, we could make more programs for women straight out of college, do a welfare program with intensive background check to make sure the money would be used correctly, furthermost things are healthier, better, and safer than prostitution. What is prostitution? It is not an act performed by a woman who got bored and felt like having sex; prostitution is the exchange of sexual acts for money, food, rent, drugs, and other material goods (www.womenslaw.org/simple.php?sitemap_id+148).
Cosmetology was used for vanity reasons. Those reasons was to protect skin against the environment because it was so hot and for religious rituals. Cosmetology were so important to the Egyptians that archaeologists have found makeup and ointments in their tombs that they used. Egyptians hieroglyphics and paintings also used that eyeshadows that was used by both men and women of noble classes to make their eyes seem bigger in paintings. The Egyptians also used the plant called henna to tattoo themselves to enhance their beauty.
Flat irons are used now to give people the look they would like. Flat irons have the ability to basically style your hair in any way that you would like. They are used to give celebrities that glamorous look, they are used to style the pretty hairstyles that you see in weddings. Flat irons can turn a bad hair day into a stylish hair day, and feed you with a great look creating great energy. Flat irons do something to your hair, mood, and confidence that you never would have thought a little heat could do.
Introduction According to 10 Weird and Wacky Beauty Facts by Andrea Lavinthal, in ancient Greece, the most sought-after hair color was blond. Not many Greeks were naturally blond, so light hair was probably perceived as beautiful because it was so exotic. Women would lighten their hair using plant extracts or arsenic. They also washed their locks with a mixture of ashes, olive oil, and water. She also explained how “it was a shame that extension weren’t available during the Heian period when a Japanese woman’s beauty was judges by the length of her hair, since the ideal was considered almost two feet longer than her waist.
This gemstone is supposed to prevent the wearer from nightmares and offer guidance through the gloomy. Garnets are long lasting and hardy gemstone, with a fiery, magical beauty. This is type of gemstone that the wearer will treasure endlessly, no matter what item of jewelry it is setting into. The garnets are traditionally thought of as intensive red, but in fact come in a wide range of colors, so there is something to suit every flavor for this month of January. February birthstone the birthstone for February is the amethyst, and the folklore attached to this gemstone associates it with protection, tranquillity, peace and sobriety.