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A Short Note On The Battle Of Somme

- SSG Bolden, Gene L. SSG Joiner, Stanley V. SSG Tilley, Christopher R, SSG White, Kenta D. Battle of Somme SLC 001-016 09 February 2016 While looking for battles that involved Field Artillery there were many that came to mind however, we went off the beaten path and chose one that showed how if you depend on one element too much it can hinder your overall combat power. In this paper, we will show how the battle plan for the Battle of Somme relied too much on artillery and costs the lives of too many young men....   [tags: World War I, Trench warfare, Battle of the Somme]

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The Battle Of Agincourt By Henry V

- The Battle of Agincourt is often remembered as one of the greatest military victories in English history. The English were severely outnumbered and the composition of the army was highly unusual, consisting of archers at a five to one ratio. Through proper planning, superior battlefield tactics and a bit of luck the English were able to pull off a victory with the odds against their favor. Henry V was crowned as King of England on April 9, 1413, and set his eyes on a military campaign in France shortly thereafter....   [tags: Battle of Agincourt, Henry V of England, Archery]

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The Battle of Greenbrier River

- ... The Union attacked about eight o’clock in the morning and forced back the picket lines, driving them back with rifle fire. The Confederates were so out gunned that they were getting one shot in for every four Union shots. General Reynolds decided to test the left flank first and he sent men to that side. What he met there sent his advancing lines scrambling backward, away from the bombardment of artillery and ammunition. During the battle a yellow flag meant field hospital and the flag showed were it was....   [tags: battle of Camp Bartow, American Civil War]

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Battle Analysis of the Battle of Little Bighorn

- ... The Native American’s infrastructure allowed every man to act on their own during the attack and they fought in close quarters with no command and control. For the 7th Cavalry, battle control of the troops was accomplished by written messages. A prime example was when Custer had to send a note back to Benteen for reinforcement (Fox, 1997). Physical Environment. The physical environment contained a large river that was hard to cross and several hills and ridges. The weather was warm and the conditions were fair on the day of the battle....   [tags: General Custer, controversial battles]

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Frank Miller And Herodotus 's View Of The Battle Of Thermopylae

- Frank Miller and Herodotus depict Leonidas in vastly different ways. In the graphic novel 300, Frank Miller depicts Leonidas as a demi-god or superhero like figure that commits amazing feats in battle and overshadows all other Spartans. He is the ultimate leader and is the key player in the Battle of Thermopylae. While Herodotus, in his Histories, characterizes Leonidas as a respected warrior and leader. Herodotus also only mentions Leonidas sparsely throughout his account of the battle. The role Leonidas plays shifts drastically between the two accounts....   [tags: Battle of Thermopylae, Sparta, The 300 Spartans]

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The Battle Of Thermopylae Marked The Birth Of Western Civilization

- The Birth The Battle of Thermopylae marked the birth of western civilization. In our culture today the foundation of our morals and ethics come from ancient Greece and what they started long ago. The ideas of our freedom and rights were created in Ancient Greece. Looking through history you can infer that successful surviving civilizations adapt and learn from their predecessors. ancient Greece created theoretical philosophers, cosmologists, Art, and poets. They created civic politics and political liberty....   [tags: Battle of Thermopylae, Sparta, Ancient Greece]

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Descriptions of Battle in ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ and ‘The Destruction of Sennacherib’

- In this essay I am going to compare and contrast the differences between ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ and ‘The Destruction of Sennacherib’. ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ is written by Poet Lauriat Lord Tennyson and ‘The Destruction of Sennacherib’ is written by Lord Byron. They both contain different poetic techniques and write about a battle in completely different ways. The historical context behind ‘The Charge of the Light Brigade’ is that it is a battle in October 1854, which was a disastrous charge of British cavalry led by Lord Cardigan against Russian forces during the Battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War, Tennyson wrote the poem pointing out the courageous and the tragic....   [tags: battle, Charge of the Light Brigade, Destruction ]

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Battle of the Bulge

- The Battle of the Bulge was one of the most important battles in the European Theater during the Second World War. It was also “The largest and bloodiest battle in American History”(4). The Battle of the Bulge was fought from December 16th 1944 to January 25th 1945 (4). The battle occurred in the Ardennes forest which is located in 4 countries, Luxembourg, Germany, France and Belgium. The Ardennes forest is heavily populated by trees and supposedly incapable of allowing tanks to travel through it....   [tags: WWII bloody battles]

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The Battle of Midway

- ... This was a significant portion of the Japanese fleet and resources. Yamamoto still possessed a superior force, although, it was spread across the Pacific and left only 22 ships to attack Midway, including four carriers. If Midway was the prize possession for Japan, the Japanese should have brought more forces or kept the fleet at Midway in mutually supporting roles. Yamamoto’s assessment for forces at Midway was based on scanty intelligence and misinformation after the battle at Coral Sea where the Japanese believed the Yorktown to be sunk....   [tags: World War II battles]

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The Battle of the Bulge

- The Battle of the Bulge The post D-Day Allied assault that swept through France was halted by Hitler’s unexpected counter-attack through the Ardennes, resulting in a confrontation named the Battle of the Bulge. The Allied battle front in the autumn of 1944 made an end to the war by Christmas look likely. They had liberated most of France in a matter of months, and were now marching towards the Ruhr River, which was the gateway to the heartland of Germany. However, the Allies had moved so far so fast that their supply lines had not caught up with them....   [tags: Battle Bulge War History Historical Essays]

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The Structure within the Battle of Windhover

- The Structure within the Battle of Windhover   The images throughout the "Windhover" recognize the battle Jesus Christ fought while He walked the earth. The battle involved Jesus fighting for humankind’s eternal salvation and the establishment of the kingdom of God on earth. Gerard Manley Hopkins, author of the poem, reinforces this imagery of the battle along with undercutting the imagery to add more confusion and mystery to this already complex poem. Through stressed words at the beginning of the line, highlighting a particular significance with two and even three continuous stresses, to containing seven stresses in one line, Hopkins bluntly emphasizes pivotal words and lines in the po...   [tags: Battle of Windhover Essays]

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Battle Of The Bulge

- The Battle of the Bulge            The battle of the bulge was Hitler's last chance to win the war or at least make the allies go for a treaty. He did this because his forces were being pushed back into Germany and soon they would run out of supplies and other resources for war. Hitler thought of this bold plan when he recalled how a German hero Frederick the great was facing defeat, Frederick went on a offensive attack at his foe who had superior numbers but the bold moved worked and Hitler thought he could do the same thing....   [tags: German History War Hitler Battle Essays]

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Lloyd George's Two Descriptions of the Battle of Sommee

- These two sources are different because they are opposite opinions which are referring to the Battle of the Somme but they are written by the same person which was Lloyd George. The two sources however were very different from each other. Source I was written by Lloyd George on the 21st of September 1916 when he visited the battlefield with Sir Douglas Haig. It says that Lloyd George was the secretary for the War at this time of the Somme he was the war leader from 1906-1916. Source J is very negative about the Battle of the Somme when compared to Source I....   [tags: Battle of Sommee, Lloyd George, United Kingdom]

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The Echo Of Battle : The Army 's Way Of War

- The Echo of Battle: The Army’s way of War The Echo of Battle: The Army’s way of War, by Brian McCallister Linn; is an informative book that gives understanding on how war has defined the United States, whether it’s the Gettysburg, Iraq or the invisible battle that the military is fighting. United States favorite approach is through weapons and not much skills. However, it also explains that once weapons become silent or when there aren’t as many victories during war, the developing of new strategies becomes a key focus for the United States military....   [tags: World War II, United States, Battle]

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Huck's Battle with Conscience in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

- The battle between what is right and what is wrong has proven to be a heavy subject from all aspects of history, but in some cases the conflict at hand may be internal. In Mark Twain’s 1884 novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn the title character yearns for answers about his own morals and principles. This coming of age novel follows the tale of a young boy, Huck, and a runaway slave, Jim. Mark Twain wrote this book as a direct sequel to his action packed and fun loving bestseller The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, written in 1876....   [tags: Mark Twain, battle between right & wrong]

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The Great American Victory Described in Robert Remini's The Battle of New Orleans

-   Robert Remini tells the readers in “The Battle of New Orleans” that he wishes to educate his audience of the hard-hitting times our soldiers endured in this remarkable battle that made America the strong and independent country it is today. It is important to Remini to depict the heroic feats of Andrew Jackson “who became a symbol of what was best in American society” (Remini xi) because of his great leadership and determined heart. The Battle of New Orleans was a great victory for America, during the War of 1812....   [tags: The Battle of New Orleans, american history]

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John Steinbeck's In Dubious Battle

- John Steinbeck's "In Dubious Battle" Summary This story opens with the main character named Jim Nolan leaving behind his former life and going to meet Harry Nilson, a leader of the "Party." Jim had a father killed in a riot, a mother who died, and a sister that was missing. He wants to join the "Party" because he wants to do something that will give his life meaning. He is accepted, and is introduced to other members of the party. The next day, Jim accompanies Mac McLeod to Torgas Valley to help workers organize a strike against the orchard owners in the valley....   [tags: Dubious Battle John Steinbeck Essays]

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Battle of Okinawa

- Last and biggest of the Pacific island battles of World War II, the Okinawa campaign (April 1—June 22, 1945) involved the 287,000 troops of the U.S. Tenth Army against 130,000 soldiers of the Japanese Thirty-second Army. At stake were air bases vital to the projected invasion of Japan ("Battle of Okinawa," 1996). The Battle of Okinawa remembered more for its iconic photograph of US Marines raising the US flag on Okinawa more so than any other war or battle ever fought. Okinawa the largest of the Ryukus islands played a major role in the American forces overall strategic efforts to advance to the mainland’s of Japan....   [tags: Pacific Island Battles, World War II]

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John Steinbeck's Novel, In Dubious Battle

- John Steinbeck's Novel, In Dubious Battle We are lucky to have many talented writers who have successfully taught US history through their outstanding pieces of literature. One writer of this kind is John Steinbeck in the novel In Dubious Battle. It takes place in the 1930’s when Franklin Deleanor Roosevelt was President. The story is set in a small, rural, part of California, which is known as the Torgas Valley. The novel occurred before World War II at the late part of the Great Depression. The US was still recovering from the downfall from most of the American Industries that fell during the Great Depression....   [tags: John Steinbeck In Dubious Battle]

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The Battle of Gettysburg Analysis

- The battle of Gettysburg occurred over three hot summer days, July 1 to July 3, 1863, around the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. It began as a meeting engagement, but by its end involved approximately 170,000 Americans. The battle is considered to be the turning point in the American Civil War and is one of the most studied battles in American history. The events that took place at Gettysburg had a tremendous impact on the outcome of the Civil War and the fate of the United States. It is far easier for us in the present than it was for those at Gettysburg, to look back and determine the path that the leaders should have taken....   [tags: gettysburg, american civil war, batlle analysis]

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The Significance of the Battle of Midway

- The Significance of The Battle of Midway On June 4th, a legendary battle took pace over the pacific sea. The battle of midway was the turning for America in World War 2. The air attacks of Japan and America would continue for many days. America won the battle and took out half of Japans carriers. It battle was a great victory for America, considering the fact that japan had much greater forces. This battle was the start of America taking control of the war over the pacific. This battle took place six months after japans first strike a Pearl Harbor....   [tags: truning points in WWII, battles in the Pacific]

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The Battle of the Coral Sea

- The Battle of the Coral Sea was a very unique naval engagement, as well as the turning point in the Pacific Theatre. In the Battle of the Coral Sea, the Japanese, under command of Admiral Takagi, attacked the Solomon Islands and Port Moresby, the port on the southeastern coast of New Guinea (Peter C. Chen). The American force, commanded by Vice Admiral Fletcher, were deployed to prevent this invasion. This battle was the first of its kind, as it was the first battle ever fought by all aircraft and with two forces who never knew exactly where their opponent was....   [tags: major naval battles, Japanese history, WWII]

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The Royal Perogative

- The royal prerogative is a source of constitutional law, it derives from common law powers that have from the monarchy to the executive. The significance in constitutional law of the prerogative is that it provides the executive with considerable power to act without following ‘normal’ parliamentary procedures. As Dicey explained, the prerogative is ‘every act which the executive government can lawfully do without the authority of an Act of parliament. In constitution terms it is therefore important to explore the means by which the UK constitution secures the accountability for the exercise of prerogative powers by the executives....   [tags: England]

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The Royal Prerogative

- The royal prerogative is a source of constitutional law; it is derived from common law powers that have been handed down from the monarchy to the executive. The significance of the prerogative in constitutional law is that it provides the executive with considerable power to act without following ‘normal’ parliamentary procedures. As Dicey explained, the prerogative is ‘every act which the executive government can lawfully do without the authority of an Act of parliament’. In constitutional terms, it is therefore important to explore the means by which the UK constitution secures the accountability for the exercise of prerogative powers by the executives....   [tags: Law]

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The Royal Colonies

- The establishing of the royal colonies was a learning process. The learning curve often showed through how some situations were handled throughout colonial history. Mistakes were made; lessons were learned. Future decisions were influenced. Inexperience in governing independent colonies was made evident more than once in the establishment of the colonies. The Salem witch trials was one of the many instances. Leaders created a panic that spiraled out of control until people began to point fingers out of pure fear, but was it just an honest mistake that the leaders final apology implies....   [tags: Salem witch trials, Witchcraft, Samuel Parris]

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Allegory for War in Battle of the Ants by David Thoreau

- Allegory for War in "Battle of the Ants" by David Thoreau The reading journal that I chose was "Battle of the Ants" by David Thoreau. I chose this essay because I felt that it was a strongly written piece about a somewhat interesting topic. When I first read it I was taken aback by its seemingly uninteresting nature of topic, but after I read it a couple more times I began to see its true beauty. The story is about government and war and depicted by ants battling to the death. "The legions of Myrmidons covered all the hills and vales in my wood-yard, and the ground was already strewn with all the dead and dying, both the red and the black," the ants represent humans struggling for freedom...   [tags: Battle of the Ants David Thoreau]

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The Royal Tenenbaums: A Sinking Battleship

- A Sinking Battleship In the 2001 cult movie The Royal Tenenbaums, directed by Wes Anderson, a seemingly abnormal family, through two decades of unfortunate events, reunites once again. One might watch this movie and infer that the Tenenbaum family's way of reuniting is obscure and most was done out of pure selfishness, but it actually is a representation of an American life. The movie begins with showing that at young ages all three Tenenbaum children found major success in their lives. Chas Tenenbaum creates a successful small business from breeding dalmatian mice, Richie Tenenbaum is a tennis prodigy, and their adopted daughter Margot Tenenbaum received grants from writing short plays....   [tags: cult movies, film review and analysis]

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The Royal Bank Of Canada

- The Royal Bank of Canada, also known as the RBC, is one of Canada’s most recognized banks. The Royal Bank of Canada is also a part of the Canadian “big five” in banking along with, TD, Scotiabank, BMO, and CIBC, who have all earned their spot as a part of the “big five” due to their dominance in the Canadian banking industry (“The Big, n.d). Being in such a position gives the Royal Bank of Canada a relatively large spotlight in the eyes of the media and the consumer. There may have been a time when a corporation’s only goal and purpose was for the pursuit of maximizing profits and to continuously expand and grow, and that this was also the sole measure of their success as an organization....   [tags: Bank, Banking, Canadian dollar, Retail banking]

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The Development of Royal African Company

- ... On May 3, 1588 Queen Elizabeth recognized this success and granted the first patent of monopoly to the West Coast of Africa. Hawkins voyages are significant because he was the first Englishman to engage in slavery. In 1660 Charles II was very interested in the possibility of gold mines, he was determined to create a company for the purpose of sending an expedition to Gambia to mine for gold. On December 18, 1660 Charles II granted Prince Rupert a charter for this very purpose the name of the company would be called, The Company of Royal Adventures into Africa....   [tags: voyages, trade, charters]

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The War Of The Royal Canadian Navy

- The Second World War was a prominent time for the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN), as they would later be known for the impact they made on Canada’s war effort. The defeating of German U-boats became top priority for the RCN. This led to a tremendous amount of sunken U-boats by the RCN—more than 30 were sunk. Recruitment for the RCN became easier as enlistment expanded from 350 sailors to 5,000 sailors from 1914-1918. As WWII approached, “the Royal Canadian Navy grew to become the world’s third largest [Navy] after only the US and the UK” (Wilson, 2012)....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Canada]

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Versailles: The Royal Palace in Paris

- ... The last thing that was being built was the chapel which to 1710 to build. After it was all built all construction stopped until twenty years later when Louis XV became king. The palace to 36,000 men and 6,000 horses to build which took to around 50 years. Now that the palace was basically finished Louis XIV thought the village needed a touch-up because he wanted the nobles and the court the live there. At its peak the village had a population of 30,000 and inns still could hold hundreds more if needed....   [tags: built, create, treaty, war]

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The Music Of The Royal Chapel

- The music in the court of Louis the XIV was comprised of roughly 150 to 200 composers and musicians, all broken up into three different divisions. These divisions were: The music of the Royal Chapel, the Music of the Chamber and the Music of the Great Stable. All three of these divisions played different types of music and used many different types of instruments and each had different things that made them significant. The Music of the Royal Chapel was composed of religious compositions. The most common instruments used in the Royal Chapel were Singers and Organists....   [tags: Opera, Music, Baroque music, Venice]

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The At The Royal Springs Rehabilitation Center

- I have started to volunteer from the last week of June 2016 at the Royal Springs Rehabilitation center, in Las Vegas. This facility has 350 beds, occupied mainly by many disabled residents. The volunteering at the activity department of this center provided me with an opportunity to serve the residents as well as the employees of this facility. Volunteering helps connect with people, promotes the personal growth and efficiency, and also helps build the community (The University California, San Diego, 2015)....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Skill, Servant leadership]

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Katharina: Spanish Princess turned British Queen

- Henry, one of the most well known kings of England, is best remembered for breaking with the Church of Rome, Roman Catholicism. There were many reasons behind the reformation in England, but perhaps the most prominent of these had to do with Katharina, the Spanish princess turned English Queen. Though Katharina of Aragon lived a hard life, from the death of her children, to a public divorce, she cared for the people that she reigned over, and stayed in their hearts long after she was exiled. Katharina was born on December 16, 1485, in Alcalá de Henares, Spain....   [tags: Royal History]

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The Royal Music World Experience

- Many students have the erroneous view that anything; anything at all in the world is better than their school life. They dread the exams, loath the note taking and the bore of a teacher’s lecture. And yet, they have not realized how cradled and protected they are from society. In short, they don’t yet understand that fact that they are among the luckiest of age groups- never to worry about where monetary income is from, never to worry about when to ration their money spending. However, going to an internship changes all that....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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The Contrast by Royal Tyler

- ... The gender-based difference shows alignment to the male casts suggesting alignment to the masculine discourse of socio-cultural economy. As its title suggests, contrast is the detail principle behind the play. The central contrast is one between European fashionable, a result of luxury, and American frankness, a result of moderation and industry. Manly and Maria, the two characters who get married at the end of the play, represent the new American characters, while Dimple, Charlotte, and Laetitia represent the disgraceful corruption of European values....   [tags: play analysis]

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Joining the British Royal Military

- Last month on the 21st of October my brother and I joined the British Royal military guard of George VI to suppress the Nazi Regime and to seek political and social justice. I was a young man of only seventeen and my approach to politics and religion at that time were scarcely practiced. In truth the spirit that inspired me had nothing to do with any noble factors whatsoever. There were no careful articulated reasoning that drove me to this conclusion nor was I a patriotic citizen that believed so strongly in the countries cause that I wanted to lay down my life for her....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Royal Proclamation Of 1763

- 2. The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was to prevent colonist from expanding west for more land. King George 111 had a passed a law that “ wooing the indians, had declared indian lands beyond the Appalachians out of bonds to whites”(59). Many native americans feared that wealthy land owners would continue taking there land and pushing them away. Colonist with power could used owning more land to maintain power and wealth and, “They found that by creating a nation, a symbol, a legal unity called the United States, they could take over land, profits, and political power from favorites of the British Empire”(59)....   [tags: United States]

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Environmental Impacts Of The Royal

- Environmental Impacts An annual Destination Britain North America show was hosted in Las Vegas in 2014. It is an event that allows British tourism suppliers to nurture business relationships with Canada and the United States ("Destination Britain North America (TBC)."). This event summarized the activities that could attract potential tourists to the Britain, such as new attractions that allow them to experience the Britain’s culture. Because of Britain is greatly known for its history, literature and popular period dramas Even though, the travel operators opened ground properties of historic castles and stately manors to tourists by inventing attractions and enriching the culture (Figueroa,...   [tags: Tourism, World Tourism Organization]

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Saudi Arabia's Royal Family

- Saudi Arabia, under Aristotle’s categorization, is an oligarchy even though Saudi Arabia has a monarch (King Abdullah). This is because the royal family, the descendants of King Abd Al-Aziz who died in 1953 leaving 40 sons (Raphaeli, 2003), has such a great sphere of influence in the governance and control of the country. This matches Aristotle’s definition of oligarchy as ‘the many’, the people, are ruled by ‘the few’, the Saudi Arabian royal family, with ‘the few’ benefiting and working in self interest (Heywood, 2007)....   [tags: International Government ]

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Royal Bank of Scottland

- 1. Introduction Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is one of an international bank in the world. RBS is a bank that provide a personal banking, investments, wealth management, loans, and it a commercial banking services from RBS Malaysia. So, to make sure that all the transaction are happen they must check all the transaction by log in their personal account. They also can ask or check their account through website, email, or just call the call centre or the bank hotline. This RBS now are open in many country around the world....   [tags: busienss analysis]

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The Battle

- It all begins up on the hill, where the sun is setting on the field. The trees are losing their leaves, which are piling in heaps around the field. The bright autumn colors are in contrast with the deep green field. The perfect breeze is kissing the faces of all the people up on the hill. More and more spectators are gathering, like the leaves, as the minutes are passing. The birds are singing, saying good-bye to the passing day. In reality, the day, the excitement, has just begun. Excitement. There’s a single kickoff, and the beauty begins....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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The Battle

- Perpula listened intently—she reported to Armaila that she could hear nothing. It was quiet—too quiet Armaila thought. Florine had instructed them to place pillows and extra clothing underneath their blankets, to make it looks as if they were sleeping. They were all hiding in the underbrush, ready to spring out and defend themselves—Armaila was sitting on Perpulas back, ready to wield her sword in battle. Perpula was armed with naught but her sharp claws and teeth, Florine with her sword and magic, and Fredgar with a small, jagged edged dagger....   [tags: A Short Story]

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Battles That Help United States Win Independence from Britian

- ... This operation needed each man and was a large risk. They crossed the river in boats through sleet, hail, and ice. The Americans then charged on the sleeping Hessians and in one hour captured 1,000 prisoners and took Trenton.Although the battle of Trenton wasn't THE battle that had helped us win our independence it had still been an awfully necessary battle, another vital battle was The Battle of battle of Saratoga. within the British Campaign of 1777, General John Burgoyne wanted to advance 3 columns to meet in Albany, New York....   [tags: trenton, saratoga, yorktown, battle]

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The Bloodiest Battle: The Battle of Okinawa

- The Bloodiest Battle The Battle of Okinawa (codenamed Operation Iceberg) proved to be the deadliest battle on the Pacific side of World War II. The battle involved six countries and more than 180,000 casualties. It became the last campaign in the Pacific and changed the course of history. In part of the island hopping campaign, the United States knew in order to invade mainland Japan, they would need the last piece of the puzzle. Okinawa was the last island needed to be taken in order to serve as a base where the Americans can launch invasions on mainland Japan....   [tags: world war II, mainland japan]

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The Battle Of The Confederate Battle Flag

- Many people criticize the Confederate Battle Flag because of its tainted history of racism and slavery. But the truth is the South were not the only colonies to own slaves. In fact, Northern colonies auctioned off slaves in the open market all the way from Philadelphia to Boston and New York. It has even been noted in history that many Union generals and heroes such as Ulysses S. Grant and even Benjamin Franklin owned plenty of slaves. Grant even kept his slaves until right after the 13th amendment was billed in December 1865; he was asked about his slaves and why they had not been freed yet to which Grant answered, “Good help is hard to come by these days.” Frankly, the only difference betw...   [tags: Ku Klux Klan, Southern United States]

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The Battle Of The Confederate Battle Line

- At 8:30 a.m. on November 7, Grant 's force landed at Hunter 's Farm, 3 miles north of Belmont, out of range of the six Confederate sets at Columbus. (The Columbus heavy water sets featured 10-inch Columbiads and 11-inch howitzers and one gun, the "Lady Polk", was the largest in the Confederacy, a 128-pounder Whitworth rifle.) He marched his men south on the single road, clearing the obstructions of fallen timber that formed an abatis. A mile away from Belmont, they formed a battle line in a corn field....   [tags: Confederate States of America]

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The Battle of Gettysburg: The Turning Point in The Civil War

- The bloodiest battle of them all, the battle to end all United States Civil War battles, and the three days of warfare that would affect United States history forever. The Battle of Gettysburg restored the people’s hope in the Union government, forced Confederate troops to retreat from battle, and put an end to one of the most well-known civil wars in history. The south’s rebellion and desire for secession from the United Sates to create the Confederate States of America is blamed as one of the major causes for the war to begin....   [tags: bloody battles in American History]

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Is Royal Panda A Regal Online Casino?

- Article 14 – Is Royal Panda a regal online casino. When it comes to the online casino environment, it is undoubtedly a jungle out there. The latest name to join the fray is Royal Panda, represented by a royal looking Panda mascot, whose resemblance to a certain other Kung Fu loving animal will not slip past many. Despite its youthful appearance, it is clear that Royal Panda is a serious casino at heart, but does it deliver an online casino experience of note. This reviewer investigates. What can you play at Royal Panda....   [tags: Casino, Slot machine, Progressive jackpot]

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Mount Royal Park

- Mount Royal Park is a significant mark of industrialization, a necessity during industrialization and it couldn’t be built because of it. As a booming industrial metropolis in the 19th century, Montreal faced lots of problems such as pollution, overpopulation, unhealthy living conditions and harsh working environment. Under such circumstances, Mont Royal Park was needed by people, especially working classes as a multifunction public open space by remitting their intensive working stress and reliving them from highly urbanized environment....   [tags: metropolis, industrialization]

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Family Disappointment and Destiny in _The Royal Tennenbaums_

- Alex Hayley, a prominent writer, once said “In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future”. Wes Anderson’s masterpiece, The Royal Tennenbaums, is a contemporary film that reveals the immense impact that family members hold over each other’s lives. Margot, the eldest of the children, is the adopted member of the Tennenbaum household. Regardless of this fact, Margot is denied the opportunity to feel like a member of the family, as she lacks the affection that she deserves from her inattentive father, Royal....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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History on the Royal Prerogative and the Power of the Crown

- History on the royal prerogative: Encompasses the powers held by the crown. In the course of the historical view about the Royal prerogative, the monarchy at an earlier time was regarded as ‘handed down by God. The phrase used in this day and age is ‘the divine right of kings’ which is an idea expressed from at an earlier time. The crown deliberated honours on its followers and commanded the men to form armies. The crown at the time were in control of the trade and exchange, which included the authority to change the course of dealing such as to close various ports around the country and increase/decrease the taxes on trade....   [tags: monarchy, british constitution, parliament]

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Wolf and Moose Interaction on Isle Royal

- Isle Royal is an island surrounded by the cool Lake Superior. Wolf and Moose are the two largest species on the island, and the wolf and moose interaction is the longest running large mammal predator-prey study on earth (USNPS, 2014). The two populations were once said to exhibit some kind of “balance of nature,” now that is not believed to be the case (Vucetich, 2012). Isle Royal is located fifty-six miles north of Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula. It is the largest wilderness area in Michigan (USNPS, 2014)....   [tags: fauna, ecology, Lake Superior]

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Environment Scanning of Royal George Pub

- Environment scanning of Royal George Pub. Introduction This paper summarizes the comprehensive understanding of the environmental scanning process. Environmental scanning usually involves both Micro and Macro environmental factors of an organisation. Moreover, it is necessary that a firm must adapt to their environments to survive, and prosper (Dreyer and Gronhaug, 2004; Hambrick, 1982). This report is focused on one of the branches of Spirit Pub Company, which is a part of Taylor Walker pubs....   [tags: CI, SWOT analysis, competitors, business strategy]

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The Royal Bank of Scotland: A Case Study

- INTRODUCTION I was given the task to make an assignment on the subject of Business Information Management. In this assignment, I have to read and analyse a case study entitled RBS failure caused by inexperienced computer operative in India. After that, I need to make a summary of this case study because it shows what I understand in this case study. Besides that, the objective of this case study is to know the factors that have caused the system failure at Royal Bank of Scotland. The reason I want to know this factor because Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has faced computer meltdown with the loss of its share price as well as millions of customers unable to access their account....   [tags: business information management]

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The Role of the Royal Marines During World War One

- The Role of the Royal Marines During World War One The Royal Marines were formed in 1664. They were formed as part of the Navy to keep order on board the men-of-war, to provide the Navy with a raiding force but mainly to deal with the Dutch, who were the combatant in 1664. The Marines have always been a flexible force, fighting on land and on sea, a skill which has made them one of the most advanced forces of modern warfare, a weapon in their own right. This essay looks at the role that the Royal Marines played during and surrounding World War One....   [tags: Papers]

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Royal Murders by Dulcie M. Ashdown

- Murder mysteries are one of the most popular genres of novels today. More often than not, these books are fiction. Royal Murders by Dulcie M. Ashdown is a non-fiction book about murder. This novel travels back thousands of years and tells the story of murders in royal households, like the Scottish monarchy of 1570 to the evil doings of Tsar Ivan IV (Ivan the Terrible). Although the book could have gone into more detail, it is interesting and informative because the background information is set out in detail, and book reviews suggest that this book is for anyone who shares a deep love for history and mystery....   [tags: non-fiction historic novel]

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Case Analysis : Royal Dutch Shell

- While our organization prides itself in a well-defined and thorough code of ethics, there are occasions where situations arise, but the solution is not clearly defined within our code. In such a case, it is critical to develop a decision making framework that allows our employees to make a decision while operating within the moral guidelines of our corporation. In the hope that we can eliminate discrepancies, Royal Dutch Shell has created an ethical decision strategy that will make clear the ethical standings of our corporation and ensure a consistent decision making process....   [tags: Decision theory, Decision making, Cost, Risk]

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The At The Royal College Of Psychiatry And World Health

- According to the Royal College of Psychiatry (2014) as cited by the British Journal of Psychiatry, adult mental health disorders begin by adolescence. This assertion is further strengthened by the Mental Health Foundation (2014) that mental health illness generally affects all ages. It further states that approximately 450 million people worldwide are estimated to have a mental health problem overall age groups. Estimates vary, but research suggests that 20% of children have a mental health problem in any given year, and about 10% at any one time....   [tags: Mental disorder, Suicide]

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Oroonoko : The Royal Slave By Aphra Behn

- Oroonoko; The Royal Slave is written by Aphra Behn who was an English author. Her novel was first published in 1688. At its time of publication and still today this day, a lot of controversy surrounds Behn’s novel. It is important because it was one of the first published abolitionist writings by a woman. Behn influenced future writers to talk about subject that would normally be considered taboo. Oroonoko is about an African prince who is truly in love with a beautiful girl by the name of Imoinda....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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Information Needs of Royal Malaysia Police

- 1.0 Introduction to Malaysian Policing The existence of police in Malaysia has achieved 200 years age which began with effective Charter of Justice (Piagam Keadilan) in Penang in year 1807. Nevertheless, it has been started during the Malay Sultanate era which at that time the role of police officer carried by the Temenggong. Modern and systematic police institution establishment have started in Penang on 25 March 1807 which became starting point to emergence of police force in this country. The term police had been introduced when the Dutch conquered Malacca....   [tags: Information Products, Services]

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The Royal Mail 's Capital Structure

- A Critical Review of the Royal Mail’s Capital Structure Introduction This report will critically review the capital structure of the Royal Mail (RM) and the implications this has for the company with reference to its apparent value and the return required by equity investors. The report will take data from the latest set of accounts published by the RM and it accompanying investor reports. It will also refer to investors analysis and news item in an attempt to gain a qualitative impression of RM’s share value.....   [tags: Capital asset pricing model]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' Oroonoko ' Or ' The Royal Slave '

- Writing on slavery, Aphra Behn in the novella Oroonoko; Or, The Royal Slave, is clever in putting together the life of a slave and that of the white man to create the character Oroonoko. Throughout Oroonoko, Behn places the character Oroonoko, between the top of the hierarchy of society as a Prince in his native country, that then parallels to being part of the society of the Englishman. However, such ideas are then balanced by the verity that Oroonoko is a black man who then is turned into a slave....   [tags: Slavery, History of slavery, Atlantic slave trade]

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Analysis Of ' The Royal Road ' By Sigmund Freud

- • Freud called dreams a “wish fulfillment” because he believed that dreams are based on our own experiences. He reflects this based on dreams being real and on the other hand dreams being private, where they can be fulfilled. However, in Freud view wishes can be explained better in children’s dreams. For example, there can be a difference between wishing and wanting something which leads to “censorship”, which is controlled by their ego. With adults the older dreams become internalized and wishes that are forbidden become unconscious....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Personality psychology]

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The Royal Air Force By William Gilbert

- Within the Royal Air Force, Gilbert is looked down upon from those he fought with. He was told that if he took on a driving position, he would eventually gain respect. However, even with the position, he was disrespected (Madaheven, 2010). He got a job driving a truck to deliver parts for English people, and they responded by stating “If a coloured man finds himself on an American Army base surrounded entirely by white people, then, man!, he is in the wrong place” (Levy, 150). Gilbert feels isolation and some officers and sergeants assume that the messenger, “sent the black just to piss me off” (Levy, 150)....   [tags: South Africa, Black people, Jamaica]

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Royal Bank of Scotland Case Study

- Task 1 Summary Case Study In this case study it was stated that there were a problem happen in the outsourcing for the Royal Bank of Scotland. What happen was there were an error that happen during the routine software upgrade that cause million of that bank customer cant access to their account. The error happen when one junior technician in India was accidently wiped all the information during the routine software upgrade. The member of staff that was working under the program for the Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest and Ulster Bank and it was based in Hyderabad, India....   [tags: outsourcing, technology, computer system, IT]

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Royal Carribean Toxic Waste Dumping

- ... Holst gives an apology given by Jack Williams, the Royal Caribbean international president, after being charged with the twenty-one felony charges. Williams makes a sincere sounding apology, however placed the blame on those enforcing the rules and regulations within the company, and not on the corporate employees. Holst also explains that the company was monitored by the court for the five years following the charges in 1999 (1999). As previously established this is, according to Friedrichs, a corporate crime....   [tags: chemicals, crime, cruise ship]

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The Royal Pavilion

- The Royal Pavilion The Royal Pavilion was a very fashionable building in it's day. The architecture was quite fashionable as it used the idillic style which was fashionable and the farmhouse idea was fashionable, however the Indian style the Royal Pavilion used was unfashionable. On the outside of the Pavilion the Prince also used the neo-classical style which was fashionable back then. Trompe l'oeil was a fashionable interior design which the Prince used....   [tags: Papers]

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The Royal Truth

- The Royal Truth The poem Sir Gawain And The Green Knight was written anonymously around 1375 for the royal court in London. This work is a combination of comedy and satire. The poem also has two plots: "the beheading contest, in which two parties agree to an exchange of blows with a sword or ax, and the temptation, an attempted seduction of the hero by a lady" (Norton, 200). This essay will discuss one description of the setting of the poem, the characters' behavior, and how this courtly society has deteriorated from the ideal....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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History of the Battle of the Spanish Armada

- History of the Battle of the Spanish Armada      The great naval battle between Spain and England in 1588- one of the most important battles in the history of the world- is known as the Battle of the Invincible Armada. But in a sense, this is a misnomer. An invincible armada is one that cannot be defeated, yet the mighty fleet of warships that Spain sent to invade England, was defeated so badly that Spain could never again rule the oceans. How was it possible that this armada, which had awed all of Europe with its size and strength, was unable to stand up against the forces of a much smaller and less powerful enemy....   [tags: Spanish Armada History Battles War Essays]

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The Battle of the Bulge

- “Yesterday, December 7, 1941 - a date which will live in infamy - the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.” - President Franklin D. Roosevelt. December 7th 1941 marked an event in history that everyone in the world looks back to. On that date the Imperial Japanese Navy surprised attacked the American port of Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii. This marked the beginning of World War II for America. World War II was the bloodiest war in history with over 60 million deaths....   [tags: WWII, history]

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The Battle of the Bulge

- ... After the liberation of France on August 16th the pressure was on to beat the Russians to Berlin. In December of 1944 the Germans were losing the war on both fronts with lots of casualties. Germany had to do one last push on the Allies in the West to try and get a peace agreement. If the push failed then Germany is lost. on December 16th, 1944, the last German offensive has started. This battle was the Battle of the Bulge also known as the Battle of Bastogne or the Battle of the Ardennes. The Battle of the Bulge was the last German assault that failed greatly and lead to the Germans losing important forces, it allowed the allied forces to invade Germany and cause Germany to surrender....   [tags: world war II, germans, pearl harbor]

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The Battle of An Loc

- Introduction The Battle of An Loc Vietnam also regarded as the Easter offensive as it started the Thursday before Easter weekend and lasted 96 days. It preceded the TET offensive of 1968 and may have been one of the most prolific battles of the era. The Battle of An Loc showed the will and fortitude of the enemy as well as tested the perseverance of the defending forces of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN). Along with all this it showed a more modern form of battle using ground as well as air power, and set the stage for the superiority of the air power used today.1 An Loc was a small farming village that sat in the western portion of South Vietnam....   [tags: Vietnam, United States, Cambodia, NVA, VC]

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The Battle Of The Republic

- The United States of America were not always united together; namely, during the Civil War. The country was divided on the issue of slave labor. The American Civil War is the fight between the Southern states and the Northern states. The south wanted to keep the slaves to continue to work on the plantations and farms. It was believed they were not capable of intelligence in order to be a contributing member of society. It would also cut into the profits of the owner labor costs. Northern states wanted the slaves to become free members of the United States....   [tags: American Civil War, United States]

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The Battle at the Alamo

- The battle at the Alamo is one of the most significant events in the Texas Revolution, as well as in both Mexican and American history. For Mexican President and General Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, it was a tale of determination and holding to the principles of a strong, central government. For Americans living in Texas, the Alamo was a venture of small scale Revolutionary ideals; a people should be able to democratically express how they feel their homeland to be governed. As we know, both countries experienced the extreme opposites of their desired outcomes, if only initially....   [tags: U.S. History]

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The Battle of the Pacific

- Introduction April 1, 1945 the United States Military had its sights set on a small island chain known as the Ryukyu Islands. The main island of Okinawa would be the primary target. Sixty miles long and two to eighteen miles wide, this island was only three hundred and forty miles from mainland Japan. This island would put U.S. forces in air bombing range of mainland Japan. The Tenth Army, commanded by Lieutenant General Simon Bolivar Butler, consisted of two Army divisions and Two Marine divisions....   [tags: Military History ]

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The Battle of the Bulge

- Nazi Germany’s strategy of blitzkrieg, lightning war, had managed to overrun or subdue every nation on continental Europe, up until the involvement of the United States Armed Forces in World War II. The rapid fall of Holland and Belgium on 10 May 1940 set the tone for all of Adolf Hitler’s attacks on the European War front. Germany dominated the continent from 1940 until the U.S.-led invasion of mainland Europe on 6 June 1944. Germany seemed to have firm control over its gains, from air raids over London to the massive push into Russia....   [tags: World War II, World History]

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The Battle Of The War

- 1. Though Ashoka emerged victorious at the end of war seizing the territory of Kalinga, the sight of the battlefield made his heart break with shame, guilt and disgust. It is said that the battle was so furious that the waters of River Daya turned red with the blood of the slain soldiers and civilians. The sight of numerous corpses lying strewn across the battlefield made his heart wrench. He felt sick inside. The battle ground looked like a graveyard with bodies of not just soldiers but men, women and children....   [tags: Buddhism, Hinduism, India, Buddhist philosophy]

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The Battle Of The Genders

- The battle of the genders has been an ongoing encounter for centuries, in today’s society, we struggle to defend our gender against who makes a better supervisor over the present business world. There are certainly different views on this controversial issue. Some may say that men are better because they strive to get things done without involving emotions, whereas women are more sensitive. Others defend the fact that women are more caring and are able to sympathize with different people depending on the situation....   [tags: Leadership, Gender, Male, Skill]

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The Battle Of The Generation

- The Battle of the Generation In the 1940’s until early 1960’s baby boomers have constructed a stable form of communication. Considering, how important it was to keep in touch with others baby booms all of the basic resources. On the other hand, their children, born in the late 80’s until early 90 's, grew up in a generation full of electronic devices making connecting easier. Both generations equally enjoy connecting with family and friends. In fact, both generations share similar forms of communication conducive to their generation....   [tags: Communication, Writing, Mobile phone]

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