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The Black Death of the 14th Century

- The Black Death of the 14th Century The Black Death began in 1348 creating one of the most horrifying pandemics to ever happen in human history. After devastating millions of people, the Black Death finally came to an end in 1350. It is believed that it originated in Central Asia, and then spread throughout the Mediterranean and Europe area. Symptoms of the bubonic plague spread quickly across Europe killing almost one-third of its population, causing a dramatic change in the peasant's religious, social, and economic life....   [tags: horrifying pandemic, human history]

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14th Century Outbreak of the Black Plague

- 14th Century Outbreak of the Black Plague In 1300, multiple out breaks of the Black Plague arised. For example, in the thirteenth century an outbreak in China killed one third of the population. Several dates before this time showed the disease was present years ago in Europe. Dying from the Plague was scary to most people and Jordan Mcmullin, an author stresses, “Whenever the Plague appeared the sadness of death was terrifying” (Mcmullin n.pag.). Death has always been frightening, but when a country plagues with disease, death becomes a terrible fear, the Plague scared the people of 541, and 542, when their outbreak of the Plague spread....   [tags: rodents, infections, the church]

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The British Church in the 14th Century

- The British Church in the 14th Century In the summer of 1381 a large group of peasants led by Wat Tyler stormed London. These peasants, unwilling to pay another poll tax to pay for an unpopular war against France and discontent with unfair labor wages, freed prisoners from London prisons, killed merchants, and razed the home of John of Gaunt, considered the creator of the poll tax. Perhaps more important, however, was the rebels attack on the Temple, a symbol of the British Church’s wealth and power....   [tags: Papers]

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The Story of Bianco Alfani: Reflecting the Nature of 14th Century Florentine Society

- “I’ll be out of here and away from all you knaves for one time anyway, as not a month will pass before you’ll see whether I’m nobody or a somebody.” The story of Bianco Alfani reflected the nature of 14th century Florentine society where, as Alfani remarked, the election to public office could make or destroy a person. In late 14th century and early 15th century Florence, decreased population and expanding commerce provided a favorable environment for ambitious individuals. The real life examples of Buonaccorso Pitti and Gregorio Dati demonstrated the positive role of ambition in Florence....   [tags: European History ]

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An Illustration of Monastic Life in the 14th Century: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose

- Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose historical fiction murder mystery illustrates monastic life in the 14th century. This medieval film takes place in a remote Benedictine abbey in Northern Italy. Annaud is historically successful in recounting monastic life during the Middle Ages. The enriching backdrop of this film presents the culture of monastic life. The setting is beautifully examined and replicated to show the distinct and complicated architecture of the times. The characterization of the monks is distinct in their appearance common to medieval times....   [tags: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Name of the Rose, mystery, fi]

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Christian and Muslim Views on the 14th Century Plague, Known as Black Death

- The infamous plague, known as the Black Death, was a deadly disease which managed to spread throughout Europe and the Middle East in the 14th century. Although both the Europeans and the Empires of Islam experienced the Black Death, each region had different responses and reasons for the causes of the disease. Empires of Islam viewed the plague as a blessing from God while Europeans believed it was a punishment from Him. As a result of the Black Death, Europeans rebelled whereas Empires of Islam respected authority....   [tags: european history, religion]

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England in The 14th Century: The Most Significant Social Changes

- The fourteenth century in Europe was a time of great social change. Social opportunities were increasing for groups that had previously been excluded from much of society, especially peasants and women. Class barriers were also beginning to become less stringent that they had previously been, as well as urbanisation and commercialisation becoming more prominent. On the other side of the spectrum, increasing resistance to the established order can be found in this period, such as the Peasants’ Revolt in England in 1381, and Ciompi rebellion in Florence in 1378....   [tags: social changes, black death, bubonic plague]

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The Plague Of The Bubonic Plague

- Like other diseases, the Bubonic Plague carried with it many speculations. Common belief was that the plague was placed upon people to be a form of retribution for their sins. These beliefs went further into the lifestyle of individuals, creating a new way of living in hopes of preventing the plague. As well as new ways of living new medicinal practices came into play. Doctors of the 14th century were placed under stress and “were helpless and hopeless in the face of the plague.” Parents would refuse to take responsibility for their sick infants....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, 14th century]

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The Black Death Of Europe

- The Black Death of Europe Imagine one day your family and friends are happy and living life as normal. Then the next day several people fall ill. Within four to seven days many are dead. No one knows what is causing their illness how to treat or prevent it. You lock your family in your house and do not leave. Many people abandon their family and friends they lock them in their room, close the shutters, and say that no person should enter. Now imagine if you were that person that was left locked in your room....   [tags: Middle Ages, Black Death, 14th century, Crimea]

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A Strong Case Of Postpartum Depression Of Margery Kempe, The Revered 14th And 15th Century Christian Mystic

- Mark 5:34 in the King James Bible as Jesus speaks to a sick woman reads, “And he said unto her, Daughter, thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace, and be whole of thy plague.” The gravity of these words ring true in the case of Margery Kempe, the revered 14th and 15th century Christian Mystic. Suffering from a malady of the mind it is only the words of God that enable Margery to recover, almost quite literally a reiteration of Mark 5:34 in a slightly modified form. The power of the word and presence of God was paramount in the 14th and 15th centuries, especially regarding health and wellness as there was little if any scientific and secularized treatments for both physical and mental ail...   [tags: Psychosis, Schizophrenia, Bipolar disorder]

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A Comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child

- A Comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child Development in art often follows two tracks: development over a period of time and also differences in regional development. Both changes are seen in the comparison of Barna di Siena’s Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine and Rogier van der Weyden’s Saint Luke Drawing the Virgin and Child. Originating in Italy, the Renaissance began in the mid to late 13th century....   [tags: Renaissance 14th Century Art Artists Compare]

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European History in the 13th and 14th Centuries

- The thirteenth and fourteenth centuries were very hard times for Europe. New ideas were being brought and spread into Europe. Education became essential to ones life in order to be successful. Trade was flourishing and medieval cities began to grow. New political standards were being established, and power struggles existed between the church and monarchy. Soon, the plague hit Europe and destroyed 25-50% of its population. With this, Europe went into a state devastation. Religion was changed, social customs were changed, the government was changed, and the economy suffered because of it....   [tags: European History]

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Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama Over the past few decades, there have been many political problems in Tibet. This can be attributed to the ongoing problem between Tibet and China. Tibet had previously, for many years, been faced with occupation by the forces of the People's Republic of China in their land. This was very alarming to many people, including the highly respected Dalai Lama of Tibet. The Dalai Lama has been a very influential person in Tibet's history and many of the decisions he has made have directly affected the outcome of certain situations pertaining to the relationship between Tibet and China....   [tags: Dalai Lama Tibet]

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13th, 14th and 15th Ammendments to the US Constitution and the Jim Crow Law

- In the late 19th century African Americans were no longer slaves, but they were definitely not free. When we think of freedom today, we think of something totally different than what they endured in the late 19th century and early 20th century. For about 80 years, black southerners had to deal with these changes and hard times. Most would say that for those 80 years, it was worse than blacks being actual slaves. There are so many things that held down African Americans during this time. Some examples of this would be the involvement of the Jim Crow laws, not having the right to vote, and the lynching and peonage among African Americans....   [tags: African American history]

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The World Of The 19th Century

- Italian painters at the close of the 13th century were still working in the Byzantine style. Human figures were made to appear flat and decorative. Faces rarely had any expression. Bodies were weightless and seemed to float rather than stand firmly on the ground. In Florence the painter Cimabue tried to modernize some of the old Byzantine methods. The angels in his Madonna Enthroned are more active than is usual in paintings of that time. Their gestures and faces show a little more human feeling....   [tags: Renaissance, Florence, Oil painting, Fresco]

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The Black Death Of The 19th Century

- During the 14th century, Europe was going through a major change. With the rise of the agricultural revolution, food became much more plentiful than ever before. Their land was being cultivated and their quality of life was much better than it had been centuries before. They did experience hardships from the famine and the Hundred Years War, however Europe was experiencing a time of growth nonetheless. When the Black Plague emerged in 1347, Europe 's time of peace and growth came to an abrupt halt....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Plague]

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The Emergence Of Capitalism During The 19th Century

- The emergence of capitalism was a direct result of ongoing social conflict within the feudal structure, as it was designed as a counter-revolution by lords in order to regain the control they had lost as a result of the anti-feudal struggle. In order to realign the anti-feudal narrative created by serfs and lower classes within Europe, the higher echelon of society created their own societal transformation that rendered the previous revolutions of the lower classes effectively irrelevant. By establishing an entirely new social structure as a direct response to a continuing social conflict, the dynamic within society changed and brought about its own intricacies and shortcomings....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Social stratification]

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The Death Penalty During The 18th Century Bc

- Some of the first death penalties were established in the 18th century BC by King Hammurabi of Babylon. By the 16th century BC the first death sentence was carried out in Egypt. A member of the nobility was accused of magic and was forced to take his own life. The idea of a death penalty continued throughout the 14th, 7th and 5th century’s BC within the major civilizations at the time. During the 14th century BC, in the region known as Syria and Turkey, the Hittite empire also allowed for the death penalty for certain crimes....   [tags: Capital punishment, Hanging, Crime, Centuries]

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The Renaissance : An Age Of Recovery From The Catastrophic 16th Century

- The renaissance was an age of recovery from the catastrophic 14th century, a time for the slow process of recovering from the effects of the Black Death, political disorder, and the economic recession. This recovery was accompanied by a rediscovery of the Greco-Roman culture and civilization. The renaissance began in Italy. There are plenty of reasons why Italy was the main location for revival of antiquity. The first one being the plague was the first to leave Italy. Therefore, they had more time to recover and grow....   [tags: Renaissance, Middle Ages, Humanism]

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The Legacy Of The 17th Century Islamic Traveler Ibn Battuta

- In analyzing the legacy of the 14th century Islamic traveler Ibn Battuta, it is impossible to ignore the impact that his voyages in the 1350-60s had on the social and cultural development of the Mali Empire and its neighbors. But even more significant was the impact of these travels to the upper classes living in his native Morocco and in the Arabic birthplace of Islam, who would grow to have great power and prestige across Africa and the East. Several decades after earlier voyages to East Africa, Ibn Battuta made one of his last major voyages – a journey south to the Niger River, then west to the southwest border of modern-day Mali, then back up the Niger through Timbuktu, before finally re...   [tags: Africa, Mali Empire, Timbuktu, Islam]

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Dual Government Systems in Italy

- There have been many political crises over the centuries where the people of a country have risen against inequality, demanding rights and a fair chance at citizenship. The Roman Republic, the Italian city-states, and the French Revolution all share common themes of equality. In Italy, after the beginning of the 13th century, dual government systems became necessary in many city-states to satisfy the guildsmen, who were tired of a despotic régime under the old aristocratic families. The 12th century had been a period of control for the aristocrats, who held every title in the government offices of their city, and held power over the rest of the city’s inhabitants....   [tags: 13th Century, City-States, Guilds]

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Fourteenth Century Crises

- The 14th century is ranked as one of the most distressing epochs in the history of Western culture. With the transformation of the Holy Roman Empire into a greatly destabilized elective monarchy, the transfer in political power from Germany to France and the escalation of England's power comes the end of the High Middle Ages in which Europe sank into a time of despair. Many events were responsible for this decline and loss of hope. Among them, three deserve special attention: the Great Schism, the Hundred Years War, and the Black Plague....   [tags: European History]

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The Traditional Architectural Style in the Early 19th Century, in Great Britain

- ... However I will consider Pugin to be a dissenter in its broad meaning as he was bringing back the ‘new’ gothic style, also known as neo-gothic style. Additionally, he believed that there was a strong correlation between the environment and the society and how architecture in particular could affect social life of the population (ibid). Pugin converted to Roman Catholicism in 1835 (Richardson, McKellar, Woods, 2008, p. 121). He associated his religion with Gothic style and he strongly believed that through incorporating gothic elements in architecture into Britain’s urban landscape, he could impact the religion of the time....   [tags: anciet greek, pugin, french revolution]

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Bodium Castle and Development of Castles in Fourteenth Century

- Bodium Castle and Development of Castles in Fourteenth Century "Bodium Castle shows today more than any other document, the way in which castle buildings had developed in the 14th century." Bodium castle was built in the 14th century by Sir Edward Dalyngrigge, a Sussex knight. He was given permission by King Richard II to do this and the castle was completed around 1388. Bodium castle was essentially a home but was later strengthened in fear of attack. The Site Bodium is built on a rectangular island set in a large moat....   [tags: Papers]

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Start of The Renaissance in Italy During the 15th Century

- Start of The Renaissance in Italy During the 15th Century The word Renaissance means rebirth. It was a period when people rediscoverd learning and looking back to the classical civilizations of Rome and Greece for their inspiration. It was an exciting time of new inventions and amazing discoveries, magnificent buildings and beutiful art. My aim in this essay, is to explain why the Renaissance started in Italy during the 15 century. In this essay I will talk about; The growing wealth of Italy, divided Italy, the classical period, humanists, trade and exploration....   [tags: Papers]

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Will HIV and AIDS as the Black Death of the Twenty-First Century

- Will HIV and AIDS as the Black Death of the Twenty-First Century According to an article on BBC World Service, published on 25th October, 2001, the Black Death claimed 25 million lives in Europe and Asia between the 13th and 17th century. Now nearly 400 years later the British Medical Journal reports an estimated 65 million deaths from AIDS by the end of the decade. Obviously these figures are rough estimates, however they illustrate the severity of the Bubonic Plague and the impending severity of an AIDS epidemic....   [tags: Papers]

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Jackie Robinson : The Era Of The 19th Century

- In the early 1900s, slavery still shaped the South, especially in Georgia. African Americans faced micro-aggressions, including the Jim Crow Laws that separated Blacks and Whites in the United States. In a country where liberty, freedom, and equality has been put into place, when in fact blacks still demanded these rights after the 14th and 15th amendment was added on to the constitution. Additionally, those amendments were added in the late 1800s, which the 14th amendment stated: “All person born or naturalized in the United States and subject to the jurisdiction thereof, are citizens of the United States and of wherein the reside…” (Robinson 24), so the system of democracy has proven that...   [tags: Jackie Robinson, Major League Baseball]

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Censorship And Its Effects On The 21st Century

- Since the invention of modern technologies in the 21st century pornography has become easily attainable to any individual that has the desire to view such material. Advancement in technologies has helped bring pornography from the obscure black-market to a rising multibillion dollar industry. Starting in the 1990’s a computer that has an internet connection can view porn, and is accessible to nearly anyone who has the means to afford the device. Of course, there were efforts to stifle pornography during its early years in the United States....   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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14th Amendment -EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW

- EQUAL PROTECTION UNDER THE LAW In school especially, as well as throughout our daily lives, we learn in America to live by the idea of freedom and equality for all. We do not allow race, class, or creed to determine a person’s stature in the community. It may seem as if this is the standard of society, but these ideas of equality have been fought over since the beginning of written history, and even in America today, prejudice still exists. To address these and similar problems, the founding fathers of this nation created a Constitution which included laws that dealt with individual freedoms....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Importance of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution

- The importance of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is such that some have called it the amendment that “completed the Constitution.” When it was ratified on July 9th, 1868, the amendment became one of legislative cornerstones of the Reconstruction Era, a time in which the Radical Republicans, led by John A. Bingham and Thaddeus Stevens, promulgated a legislative program focused on providing racial equality before the law. Among the laws passed in the Reconstruction Era, the Fourteenth Amendment was one of the most controversial, with one Republican congressman, Representative A.J....   [tags: reconstruction era, 14th amendment]

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The French Revolution During The Late Nineteenth Century

- One of the most pivotal time periods for France occurred during the late eighteenth century. This period was called the French Revolution, a time where France was suffering greatly. With various problems such as poor economy, incompetent leaders, countless wars, and large amounts of fear of their own government, France was striving desperately for a positive change. However, changes take time and considerable effort, which the French Revolution proved to be true. Citizens of all classes contributed in the events that took place during the revolution, even women and children took part....   [tags: French Revolution, Louis XVI of France, Guillotine]

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Holistic Marketing in the 21st Century

- Describe Holistic Marketing Actually, an individual might label holistic marketing, as a branding edifice that bring into line every necessary part together to build a lifelong reputation overall. However, holistic marketing is “similar to a shepherd gathering his sheep. As a business develops a marketing strategy, every division of a company must come together and certainly be sure that each department is taken into account. If the shepherd allows one sheep to go astray, the strategy will be imperfect, as though a significant section of the business was not considered in the bigger picture” (Hamilton, 2011)....   [tags: performance, relationship, realities]

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Humanism as a Threat and Hope for 17th Century England

- The renaissance lay dormant in the minds of men from the 13th and 14th centuries. Their work was considered heretical and they were burned at the stake. The repression of the 13th and 14th centuries was undone as the power of the church and its scholastic knowledge was transferred to any literate men with access to a local printer's workshop and money to buy a library of ancient works that were now being copied at incredible speeds. This created a threat to the doctrinal power of the church which gave way to a scientific revolution....   [tags: Christopher Marlowe, William Shakespeare]

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The Development Of Early 20th Century

- A Historical Analysis of the Development of Late 19th, 20th and 21st Century Marketing Initiatives, Strategies, Processes, and Trends This study will define the development of marketing history from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. The focus on the production and product orientation era will define the industrialization of products and the promotion of marketing through trends in radio and newspaper mediums. At the mid-20th century, the focus on “marketing mixes’ defines the theoretical practice of the Four P’s of Marketing, which allowed a broader spectrum evaluation of the marketing process, which was galvanized by the trend of the multi-medium platform of TV advertising...   [tags: Marketing, 21st century, 20th century]

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Overview Of The 14th Amendment

- In order to protect the diverse races in this country, a new amendment was passed giving every natural born American or anyone naturalized in the United States the right to protection of the laws. Meaning, people that fell into the expectations were granted citizenship and states could not deprive citizens of their rights and privileges. Not everyone was included in the 14th Amendment. Immigrants and especially Native Americans were excluded while whites and African Americans were included. During the Gilded age immigrants were coming into the country and the 14th Amendment did not apply to them....   [tags: constitution, laws, american dream]

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The Great Leaders Of The 20 Century

- The leaders of the 20 century face more things different than the leaders of the 21 century. The difference landscapes, the role of a leader within organization and the nature and types of challenges and the leader of the 21 century must be people centric. The differences of the landscapes are more people worked on the 20 century than 21century a lot of rules, codes and tight procedures. The landscape of the 21 century is less people, fewer rules and horizon line managers. The differences in business landscapes will change the role of a leader within the organization today and in the future....   [tags: 21st century, Management, Leadership]

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The Best Places At The 21st Century

- Millennia’s don’t want management they need leadership; many don’t realize what a tremendous difference these two words have within a company and their identity. Google is an ever expanding company within the 21st century, its rated #2 in “Worlds Most Valuable Brands” and #1 as “The Best Places To Work In 2015”. It has become a staple in our everyday life so much that our generations now dream about working in a company like Google. They offer their employees the chance to make a difference in the community through their work....   [tags: Management, Employment, 21st century, Need]

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The Industrial Revolution Of The 18th Century

- The natural world has clever ways of enacting transformations. We, as humans desire change and enhancement over any other satisfaction and regardless of efforts towards stability and regularity, inevitably for better or for worse, change predominates. Countries pride themselves on their achievement in science and discovery, and reward those who evolve their skills and improve their abilities. Much like the contemporary era, industries of the 18th and 19th century boomed with growth and new ideas....   [tags: Industrial Revolution, Factory, 18th century]

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The Generation Of The 21st Century

- Depending on what generation you were to ask you would probably get different responses of the need for 21st century learning. Older generations would probably tell you there is no need for all the technology out there, they would say want to learn go to a library and read a book. Most of your older generation (myself included) would tell you that all the technology we use for 21st century learning does nothing but help to make younger generations lazy. If you think back to learning 30 years ago when we still used paper and pen and didn’t have a computer to do research, we had to go to a library to research what we were needing....   [tags: Education, Teacher, 21st century, Psychology]

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The Social Norms Of The 19th Century

- For a young women, the idea of motherhood means taking on the ultimate responsibility of caring for a defenseless child in spite of the youth and inexperience. To complicate matters, include the social norms of the 19th century that young women should not have children out of wedlock and a lack of personal independence since most young women do not have livable income and a space to call her own. These norms are enforced upon young women so much that typically their only hope of survival is with the help of a patriarchal figure....   [tags: Sociology, Marriage, Love, 19th century]

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Communication And The 21st Century

- Communication in the 21st century. Experts have claimed that communication has diminished over the 21st century, while others claim it has flourished with the introduction of new communication methods. This essay will argue with the latter that we as a collective of people have better means of communication than back in the 20th century and that it hasn’t diminished but more so flourished. D.E McFarland, 2008, P.2 states the definition of communication as: “Communication may be broadly defined as the process of meaningful interaction among human beings....   [tags: Communication, Mobile phone, 21st century]

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Definition Of The 21st Century

- To define 21st century learning we first need to accept that many of the traditional methods of teaching are no longer relevant in our high tech, super-connected fast paced society. The recent rapid pace of change has been such that the term itself may no longer be relevant taking into account it was coined in the later part of the 20th century. Considering this and the fact that we are halfway through the second decade of the 21st century is it merely describing the current learning practices and not looking far enough into the future for the needs of students, teachers and educational institutions....   [tags: Education, 21st century, Exponential growth]

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American Capitalist Society In The 19th Century

- Herman Melville’s Utilization of Bartleby the Scrivener: the Story of Wall Street As a Means of Criticizing Capitalism and Its Crimes Against Humanity Herman Melville's "Bartleby, The Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street" scrutinizes the alienation of labor, the social ideologies and the dehumanizing consequences of the American capitalist society in the 19th century. Bartleby is the main character in the story. The other characters in the story, Ginger Nut, Nippers and Turkey, barely survive their pragmatic enslavement because they have been brainwashed by the ideology of complying and acknowledging their given place in society....   [tags: 19th Century America]

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The English Classroom And The 21st Century

- Written Communication in the 21st Century The 21st century has moved our society fully into a technological world where a lot of what we own today is electronically based. We have had to continually learn and adapt to these changing technologies. Mainly, the way we communicate is changing because of the rapidly moving digital progression. Surrounded by technology and electronics, we have learned how to save time and money in work, school and our social lives. Students in the 21st century need knowledge and skills to succeed as workers and leaders....   [tags: Communication, Mobile phone, 21st century, Writing]

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Technology And The 21st Century

- 21st century learning is bold, flexible, creative, challenging, and complex; it takes into account the rapidly changing world filled with new problems and new possibilities (21stcenturyschools, 2008). Students develop critical thinking and interpersonal communication skills in order to be successful in the 21st century (Edweek, 2010). By implementing technology to create an environment that meets the needs of this generation, learning no longer has to be a ‘one-size-fits-all’ system; the opportunities possessed by technology should be used to reconfigure 21st century learning (Howell, 2012)....   [tags: Education, 21st century, Global warming, Centuries]

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Modern College Of The 21st Century And The Balance

- Modern College in the 21st Century and the Balance My paper is on the Modern College in the 21st Century and the Balance. Although extending your education past high school has always been around, in my opinion, there has been a big push for continued education especially in the military workforce. Also, the advancement of technology and the internet have provided many methods to continue your education with or without sitting in a classroom. However, it is not just the classroom environment we must think of but the type of education we are giving our students in high school to prepare them for the next step....   [tags: Education, 21st century, School, Teacher]

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Educating Students With 21st Century Skills

- When education places importance on 21st century skills, students graduate ready for life and the workforce. So how do these skills align with Race to the Top (RTTT), national testing, and the Common Core Curriculum (CCC). The 21st century skills align with RTTT by including highly effective teachers; the skills align with national testing by providing assessments and data used to improve standards and teaching; and, skills align with the Common Core Curriculum by implementing standards in subjects such as math, science, and technology....   [tags: Education, Teacher, 21st century, School]

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Women During The 19th Century

- Traditionally, women during the 19th century were expected to submit to the patriarch of the house and obediently follow his commands and the commands of society. According to Elaine Fortin, writer of “Early Nineteenth Century Attitudes Toward Women,” society’s expectations of married women included catering to their husbands by caring for the children, performing household chores, and preparing all meals so their husbands could focus all of their attention “on the matters of the world.” To broaden this definition of a wife’s duties during the 19th century, Judy Brady, an activist for women’s rights and renowned author, said women had to satisfy their husbands sexually but refrained from sol...   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Jimmy Carter, 19th century]

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Technology Integration And New 21st Century

- Where It Is Now As technology integration and new 21st century movements continue to permeate education debates, current teachers have been taking steps towards creating 21st century classrooms with further technology integration through the birth of the Maker Movement, responsibility shifts, and inclusion of new literacies. The desire to lead more technologically savvy classrooms definitely exists, according to Greg Thompson (2014). In his article, “The Maker Movement Connects to the Classroom,” he explains the natural move classrooms are taking when we writes, “American classrooms of the past regularly fueled this type of creativity, and now is the time to bring back that spirit of innovat...   [tags: Education, Educational psychology, 21st century]

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Ethnography of Shopping: Scoop versus Century 21

- Shopping is not simply a chore; it is also an experience. Shopping for clothing is a particularly personal decision, and various motivating factors can cause one shopper to choose a particular store over another store. Some consumers go to the store to confirm that they belong to a certain social stratum, others because they enjoy the thrill of a bargain. According to Daniel Miller in ‘Making Love in Super Markets’, the behavior of consumers in supermarkets tends to fall into two categories: ‘treat’ shoppers and ‘thrift’ shoppers....   [tags: Stores, Deals, Century 21]

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The Spanish And Italian Literatures Of The 19th Century

- My research explores political essay in the Spanish and Italian literatures of the second half of the nineteenth century. In particular, I analyze the perception of a “national/supranational conscience” to prove how European liberal thinkers in nineteenth century attempt to build and establish a supranational entity. As “supranational” I intend a shift in international politics - constituted by the agreement among sovereign states - to create common structures of power and identity (Neyer 2012)....   [tags: Europe, European Union, 19th century, Spain]

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Women And Women During 19th Century

- The eighteenth century marks the period of transformation from seventeen century pre-industrialization and the emergence of nineteen-century capitalism and modernization in Europe. During the rise of the industrial revolution and the eighteenth century came the conception of the classification of gender and sex into two distinct biological characterizations pertaining to masculinity and femininity, commonly known today as the gender binary. The establishment of gender and “the modern system of gender difference” is the basis of social, cultural and political patterns within a certain societal group and the roles or expectations that society has assigned to that specific gender....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, 18th century, Sociology]

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21st Century Culture And Blended Learning

- 21st Century Pedagogies/Blended Learning Blended learning techniques offer a powerful tool to influence learners’ professional, linguistic, and personal lives with the integration of technology and learning. There are a few research articles on at-risk students and blended learning and the traditional thought that e-learners had to be highly independent and self-motivated was examined in the study by Barbour and Siko (2013). Their study was a case study that focused on only one students, who was labeled as an at-risk student, and they found that the student did only do the bare minimum to pass and that the habit of taking the path of least resistance was attributed to have taken hold far in...   [tags: Education, Learning, 21st century, Learning styles]

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Education, Religion, and Social Analysis of the Seventeenth Century

- At the beginning of the seventeenth century, society was more or less divided into three groups. There was a group called the nobles. These commanded in battle and protected the country from their enemies. They had the highest rank possible. There was another group called the ‘clergy’. These people prayed and helped people go to heaven. The last and lowest group were the commoners these were the people that produced food. As trading became more and more important and the agriculture techniques improved, the social division became more complex....   [tags: 17th century, enlightment age, nobles]

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The Article ' Assessing Transition Skills During The 21st Century '

- The article “Assessing Transition Skills in the 21st Century”, which was published in the journal TEACHING Exceptional Children, gave me plenty of insight regarding the transition assessment practice. This article began with a scenario of a new teacher who was unsure about transition assessments. She did not know what to assess, where she could find assessments, and how to analyze and evaluate the data from assessments. Throughout the article, an older teacher helps her learn these important components of transition assessments between text describing these components more in-depth....   [tags: Assessment, Education, Want, 21st century]

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A Male Dominated Society During the 19th Century

- During the 19th century, women were controlled by a male dominated society. The women were in pure agony knowing that there was no faith for them to have a crucial change in civilization. This could often lead to “clinical depression” in which a human could feel lonely, empty, confounded and miserable. In this time period, women’s role in society was to be simply mothers and wives. A world where women had rights, control, and power was a fantasy. According to Hall, he states, “Key to all feminist methodologies is the belief that patriarchal oppression of women through history has been profound and multifaceted” (Hall 202)....   [tags: women's role, 19th century, the awakening]

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The Significance of the 14th Amendment and Its Implications on the Constitution

- Introduction The 14th Amendment to the Constitution of United States addressed the issues related to citizenship of the country and their fundamental rights for equality. This amendment is regarded as one of the most significant clauses in the US constitution since it provides the definition for citizenship, deals with the rights of the US citizens, and defines the state’s obligations to protect the rights of its citizens. This amendment was passed in the year 1866 by the Congress following the Civil War....   [tags: citizenship, equal rights]

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The Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th Century

- The Philosophes French intellectual leaders of the Enlightenment were bankers, merchants, and professional men who had education and wealth. As a result of their political voice being denied to them, these men paved the way for the French Revolution through their skeptical attitudes toward government, religion, and social traditions. This group of aggressive dissenters and critics of the Old Regime, the prerevolution monarchy, were the Philosophes. The Enlightenment of the 17th and 18th century involved a particular group of French thinkers who were very popular during the middle of the 18th century....   [tags: Enlightenment of the 18th Century]

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American Literature of the Twentieth Century

- The country as it was in the early part of the twentieth century was shaped toward regenerating and recovering from World War I, the Great Depression, and a lot of other socially-crippling disruptions that were forever altering the United States in a lot of different ways. Some of the changes were good, and others were not so good. The spirit of loyalty and patriotism were alive and thriving in the air and in everyone's hearts, and the literature of that time greatly reflects the influence that this surge of patriotism brought upon the American peoples....   [tags: 20th century twentieth literature]

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Feminism : The Greatest Resistance Movements Of The 20th Century

- Identified as one of the greatest resistance movements of the 20th century (Ortner 2013, p.530), feminism has made significant gains for women on a global scale. Feminist activism has been successful in achieving its many goals for women (Ortner 2013, p.530), particularly contesting gender equality and the oppression and subordination of women worldwide, improving opportunities for participation in education, workforce, political and economic environments (Bruns & Kaschak 2011, p.1). However, despite the gains of the women’s liberation movement in the 20th century, feminism today is widely perceived as being in crisis, with postmodern ideas challenging its core assumptions and an increase in...   [tags: Feminism, Feminist theory, 21st century, Gender]

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Technology Has Made A Massive Improvement Since The 20th Century

- Technology has made a massive improvement since the 20th century. That improvement has accordingly had a huge impact in teenagers lives. Before cell phones became popular with in teenagers they communicated differently. Some ways teenagers communicated before cell phones was by using landlines and memorizing their best friend’s number (Alcanta, 2016). Unfortunately, this changed today in the 21st century. Now, most teenagers have smart phones that do everything teenagers had to do back then, teens no longer have to memorize phone numbers and spend time making a call to talk to their friends (Alcanta, 2016)....   [tags: Mobile phone, Adolescence, 20th century]

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Technology Has Made Massive Improvements During The 20th Century

- Technology has made massive improvements since the 20th century. Those improvements have accordingly had a huge impact in teenagers’ lives. Before cell phones became popular within teenagers, they communicated differently. Some ways teenagers communicated before cell phones was by using landlines and face-to-face communication (Alcanta, 2016). Unfortunately, this has changed today in the 21st century. Now, most teenagers have smart phones that do everything teenagers have to do back then; teens no longer have to memorize phone numbers and spend time making a call to talk to their friends voice-to-voice, let alone face-to-face (Alcanta, 2016)....   [tags: Mobile phone, Adolescence, 20th century]

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Nineteenth Century Literature Heroines and Conformity

- Nineteenth Century Literature Heroines and Conformity By definition, a heroine is a woman who would typically encompass the qualities of nobility, courage, independence and strength. Nineteenth century English women would have struggled to accomplish any of these particular acts of heroism within their social environment as ultimately, their roles within civilisation saw them becoming a good wives and mothers and before that, obliging and caring daughters. Within this ubiquitous discourse of separate spheres, Kathryn Gleadle suggests that women were ‘encouraged to see themselves as ‘relative creatures', whose path in life was to nurture the family and to provide unstinting support for the h...   [tags: Literature 19th Century]

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Christianity and 18th Century British Literature

- Christianity and 18th Century British Literature "...no matter what kind of pleasure may await his senses, unless it serves exclusively the glory of God, he needs to cut it off of him, giving it up out of his love towards Jesus Christ..."1 I. Taking its time to establish a radically theological point of view, this essay aims to apply it to the body of novel literature in 18th century England, probing and inquiring it whether it is in support of Christianity as laid down in the New Testament or not....   [tags: 18th Century British Literature]

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The Oppression of Women in the 19th Century as seen in “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman

- The oppression of woman is evident in the everyday life of a women living in the 19th century. This oppression was not only localized to their duties at home, but it made its way into women’s health issues as well. Women of the 19th century, and even still at the turn of the century, were suffering from postpartum depression, and they were misdiagnosed because postpartum, like almost any woman's illness, was treated as illness of the womb. “The Yellow Wallpaper,” by Charlotte Perkins Gilman, affirms that the oppression of women resulted in their injurious medical treatment, which, in the end, was the equivalent to life in prison....   [tags: 19th century, history, women's rights, Yellow Wall]

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A Matter of Style: Fashion in 17th Century France and New France

- Queen Marie Antoinette started a fashion revolution in France when she began ordering and wearing muslin dresses from “the Americas.” Muslin dresses would have been plentiful during the 1780s when the Queen sought a simpler more comfortable wardrobe. In addition to this, the climate of the southern portion of New France and its islands caused an abundance of cotton to grow and foster a budding fabric industry. This paper compares the fashions of women in 17th century France to those of women living in New France....   [tags: France, fashion, 17th century, history, classism, ]

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Women Authors of the 19th Century

- Women Authors of the 19th Century Some of the most influential women authors of all time lived in the 19th century. These women expressed their inner most thoughts and ideas through their writings. They helped to change society, perhaps without knowing it, through poetry, novels, and articles. Emily Dickinson, Harriet Jacobs, Kate Chopin, Louisa May Alcott, and Elizabeth Oakes Smith are the best-known controversial and expressive women authors of their time. On December 10, 1830 a poet was born....   [tags: Women 19th Century Authors Writers Essays]

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Woman in the Nineteenth Century, by Margaret Fuller

- Woman in the Nineteenth Century, by Margaret Fuller In her essay, Woman in the Nineteenth Century, Margaret Fuller discusses the state of marriage in America during the 1800‘s. She is a victim of her own knowledge, and is literally considered ugly because of her wisdom. She feels that if certain stereotypes can be broken down, women can have the respect of men intellectually, physically, and emotionally. She explains why some of the inequalities exist in marriages around her. Fuller feels that once women are accepted as equals, men and women will be able achieve a true love not yet known to the people of the world....   [tags: Woman in the Nineteenth Century Margaret Fuller]

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Effectiveness of the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America

- In this essay I will be writing about the effectiveness of the 13th, 14th and 15th amendments to the Constitution of the United States of America and considering whether they achieved the purpose of making life better for African Americans. I’m going to start this essay by talking about the Amendments and what they were designed to achieve. In total there are 27 amendments to the Constitution, all with different ways to make America better. Around 1791 the first amendments were made but the amendments I will be looking at occurred later....   [tags: US Constitution]

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Should Violent Video Games Be Ban?

- ... Than a person who do not or rarely play any video game. This means a person who play videogames, are better suit around his or her surrounding and could help improve our society. Between 1995 and 2008 there has been huge production of violent video games because of this there has been a huge decrease of juvenile crimes. In the article, Do Violent Video Games Contribute to Youth Violence, the defenders of violent video games argue, “ if video games do cause youth to be violent, then one would expect juvenile violent crime to increase as more youth play violent video games....   [tags: crimes, 14th Amendment, claim]

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The American Century and the Asian Century

- The last hundred years has seen the downfall of European centred multilateralism and imperialism (Schroeder 1986), the rise and fall of the Soviet Union as a bi-polar super power, and the steady hand of American dominance in international politics and economics, causing some to call it ‘The American Century ’. Despite The United State’s victory in the Cold War, the quick advancement of Asia, and in particular China, have led others to question the USA’s position as a unilateral power in the 21st century....   [tags: Cold War, US power, China]

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IImigration Reforms and Children

- History of Immigration Reforms To date, there have been many immigration reforms. All of the immigration reforms to date have helped shape the current immigration reforms. One of the first immigration reforms was the Naturalization Act of 1790. This article of legislation allowed free white persons of good character and who lived in the United States for 2 years to apply for citizenship (US Immigration Legislation: 1790). The Naturalization Act of 1795 amended the 1790 act, and increased the residency requirement to 5 years, plus the person had to give a 3-year notice of intention to apply for citizenship (US Immigration Legislation: 1795)....   [tags: US history, 14th ammendment]

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Our Right to Privacy

- Most people in society think they don't have anything to hide. Everyone has the Right to privacy in technology, medical, personal life and many more areas. Its all has been an issue, sense as far back as anyone can remember. Most people in society don’t realize that it’s a much bigger issue than what it sounds to be. As many of you may not know but the 14th amendment has been involved in may cases that had to do with the Right to Privacy. The privacy toward each individual is important. Without any privacy the democratic system that we know so well may not exist....   [tags: 14th ammendment to the constitution]

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First Century Teaching : 21st Century

- 21st Century Teaching Over the past few years mankind has taken major technological leaps. The use of technology has affected everyone, even the education system. Today, educators, students and schools are becoming more technological each year. Therefore, teachers need to identify and educate 21st century learner with skills they need in the 21st century. Also, teachers need to address educational technology issues and trends, such as social issues, which could be presented in their classroom and school....   [tags: Education, Interactive whiteboard, School]

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The Rebirth Of A Century

- The ‘Rebirth’ of a Century The renaissance was a time of rebirth. This was a time where people could redefine themselves. Art and literature changed from catering to higher society to being broadcast to all classes of that time. The renaissance was a movement that brought a new aspect to literature and art that was unheard of before this time. Before the renaissance became a widely accepted movement, the church was the main sponsor of art and literature (Obsfeld 148). During this time churches were no longer shaped like a cross (Renaissance art)....   [tags: Protestant Reformation, Renaissance, Middle Ages]

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The Century Of The Detective

- The Century of the Detective By: Jürgen Thorwald The foundation of modern criminology was introduced in 1879 by twenty-six year old Alphonse Bertillon. Prior to the introduction of his anthropological technique known as anthropometry, law enforcement could only identify criminals by name and photograph. Anthropometry is the method of collecting exact measurements of criminals. Alphonse Bertillon was born in Paris in 1853 to the famous medical professor Louis Bertillon. He drifted through a variety of jobs in England and France after he was expelled from school....   [tags: Police, Crime, Detective]

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The Trial Of The Century

- O.J. Simpson Trial They called it the “Trial of the Century “. When O.J. Simpson was accused of killing his wife Nicole Simpson and waiter Ronald Goldman, the world was in shock. He was tried on two counts of murder on June 12th, 1994. Orenthal James Simpson had some of the best lawyers and a great team, fighting to hear the words “not guilty”. Everything was going his way, from questioning the lab workers about the blood found to not even having believable DNA evidence. However, O.J. was still considered a suspect because there were so called “witnesses” that saw him at the scene of the crime around the time it took place....   [tags: O. J. Simpson murder case, Nicole Brown Simpson]

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The French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution

- The period of 18th and 19th century is marked by the greatest transformations, reformations, revolutions and many other critical events that ever took place in human history. The credit is given to all these revolutions for enlightenment of mankind. The two most important revolutions were the French revolution and the industrial revolution. One can feel that both of these revolutions mutually reinforced each other and later became the back bone of all other revolutions. On the other hand, both revolutions had totally different impacts and consequences at various economical, political and social realms....   [tags: 18th Century, 19th Century]

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Brown vs. Board of Education

- Because of a brave young girl and her father being bold enough to stand up for their rights by trying to apply the 14th Amendment this was all possible. “Linda Brown was born on February 20, 1942, in Topeka, Kansas. Because she was forced to travel a significant distance to elementary school due to racial segregation, her father was one of the plaintiffs in the case of Brown v. Board of Education, with the Supreme Court ruling in 1954 that school segregation was unlawful”("Linda Brown Biography," )....   [tags: Civil Rights, 14th Amendment, Supreme Court]

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The 21st Century

- While there are many things that make the 21st century a notable period of time, there are also flaws that are impossible to understand why it happens. There are 10 things that were particularly interesting, and seemed to be unique to our century-Remote controls, brands, cars, politics, war, Chinese manufactured products, economy, the news, bullying, the end of the world, and drug abuse. All of these have elements that make people wonder what the problem with people is in this century. The first example is remote controls....   [tags: Brands, Cars, Politics, War]

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