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World War I, Europe

- Prior to World War I, Europe dominated the world. But because of the conflicts between its countries war tore it apart. It began with the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand of Austria in June of 1914. The number of countries involved was so high because of the alliances built between countries. The idea of these alliances were treaties made so that countries would be stronger and protected from opposing countries. Basic causes for the war were due to imperialism, militarism, and nationalism....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Germany, Europe]

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Non Western Cultures, Europe And The United States

- Non-Western cultures, Europe and the United States were deemed by confrontations on different grounds. The 18th century proved to be a conflicting timer period for the Western nations and the Chinese due to their hostility towards each other (Sayre 974-975). The Western nations exerted their supremacy over the Chinese through the help of their defense system. Furthermore, by the 19th century colonization by the Western nations within China debilitated the traditional cultural, political and social ideologies (Sayre 974)....   [tags: United States, Europe, Colonialism]

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Western Art And Its Influence On Western Europe

- The term ‘Western art’ is mostly associated with art of western Europe, however, is used generally to describe art that has roots that date back to or are based on western Europe art traditions. In a general sense, Western arts are the “literary performing and visual arts of Europe and regions that share a European cultural tradition, including the United States and Canada.” The history of western art is broken up into periods that include Medieval, Byzantine, Romanesque, Renaissance, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Modernism and Post-Modernism....   [tags: Italy, Renaissance, Europe, Middle Ages]

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A Review of Donald Fairbairn's Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes

- A Review of Donald Fairbairn's Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes "Our calling is not to blaze a trail, for Christ has done that for us. Rather, our task is to join the many who have walked and are walking the path, to follow the footprints leading to eternity and to God." -Donald Fairbairn In Donald Fairbairn's "Eastern Orthodoxy Through Western Eyes", Fairbairn takes the basic beliefs of Orthodoxy and explains them from a Western point of view. It's evident that this book was written for those of the Protestant faith due to the language used and the issues they address....   [tags: Eastern Orthodoxy West]

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The Extreme Right Party Electorate in Western Europe

- The extreme right parties in Western Europe emerged successfully in the 1980s. Evans (2005) argues how their surge effectively moved them from outcasts to political entrepreneurs. From this wave of success to the present day, a number of socio-economic and political factors have facilitated a change in the socio- demographic of the party’s electorate over time. However, what has become significantly interesting in new analysis is that their electorate patterns are becoming increasingly similar across countries despite electoral success (Hainsworth, 2008)....   [tags: Socio-Demographic Profile, Western Europe]

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Hattin: Trapping a Victory

- Hattin: Trapping a Victory On June 26, 1187, the Muslim Sultan Saladin crossed the river Jordan with 20,000 of his followers - an army consisting of roughly 12,000 light horsemen and a number of footmen to a location south of the Sea of Galilee where he and his men encamped. They had been ravaging the nearby countryside in hopes of provoking a Christian attack, but had been unsuccessful. The Frankish Christians led by King Guy in Jerusalem had also mobilized their own army and camped at the spring at Saffuriyah ....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Problems of Medieval Europe

- Problems of Medieval Europe The setting: Medieval Europe. The problem: the pope is living in Avignon, under strict control from the French King. The plague is ravaging Europe, leaving behind whole cities of corpses. Sanitation is very poor, there are no sewer systems, and more often than not, one could find human and animal feces lining the streets. The standard of living is very low, and much of this is blamed on religion. Many people would like to see the pope dead. Solutions are virtually non-existent....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Global Economic Trend and the European Union

- Since 1980s, the world is greatly influenced by the globalisation effects. In a global perspective, advanced economies are more likely to favour the liberalisation theory, which seems to be dominating the world’s economy. In order to compete with other developed countries, European Union(EU) strive to enlarge and synchronise itself. Over the past decades, the globes have witnessed the continuing evolution of the EU, which has been consolidating its integration process with the reality of the common market, such as the Amsterdam Treaty and the adoption of Economic Monetary Union(EMU)....   [tags: Europe Economy Economics Tourism Essays]

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Functions of festivals in Early Modern Europe

- Functions of festivals in Early Modern Europe 'What were the functions of popular festivals, etc. in Early Modern Europe. And why did the authorities, civil and ecclesiastical seek to control or suppress them?' In Early Modern Europe festivals were the setting for heroes and their stories, to be celebrated by the populace. They posed a change from their everyday life. In those days people lived in remembrance of one festival and in expectance of the next. Different kinds of festivals were celebrated in different ways....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Industrial Revolutions: The effects on Europe and the World

- The Industrial Revolutions: The effects on Europe and the World The Industrial Revolution affected life in Europe during the 19th century very greatly. Cities in Great Britain were growing rapidly, this was known as urbanization. Many cities such as Glasgow and Berlin more than doubled in size. The Industrial Revolution was having a positive affect on Great Britain. From the outpour of people into cities looking for work, things were so rapidly paced that there was no order in these cities. Unsanitary and unsafe buildings were being built all over to home all of the workers....   [tags: European Europe History]

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How Can Europe Go This Current Economic Cost Into Future Economic Gain?

- How can Europe turn this current economic cost into future economic gain. Much of this depends on how the refugees are handled in the interim term. Many tough decision will have to be made about how to relocate refugees in a way that makes the most economical sense. This includes settling migrants where there is a desideratum for their skills rather than simply where it is most frugal for them to live. Refugees must additionally be provided with intensive local-language training immediately upon advent into their incipient countries, in order to expedite their positive integration into the overall economy....   [tags: European Union, Europe, France, Refugee]

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Impact of The Great War for Empire in Europe

- Impact of The Great War for Empire in Europe The Great War for Empire was one of the most important factors in shaping the economic and political futures for all of Europe in the eighteenth century and for all time to come. In this essay I will discuss the causes, the events, and finally the results of this important war, which consisted of the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War. The War of the Austrian Succession began as King Frederick II gained the throne to Prussia, and in less than a year ordered his troops to take and occupy the large Austrian province of Silesia....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Spread of Christianity Throughout Europe

- The single most important aspect of European empires, beginning just prior to the fall of Rome, is the spread of Christianity to all areas of the continent in as little as a few hundred years. Many theologians state that Christianities spread is the indirect influence of God and the adoration of people to one true faith. Though it is true that Christianity has brought about people that even atheists could call saints, it is unquestionable that Christianity was so monumental because it united larger groups of people and its spread is contributed to adherence to local customs and its lack of new ideas in comparison to other religions of the day....   [tags: Christianity]

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Problems with the Maastricht Treaty and its Goal to Unify Europe

- Problems with the Maastricht Treaty and its Goal to Unify Europe My position is in opposition of the unification of Europe as proposed under the Maastricht Treaty, as being beneficial to Europe. We will prove beyond a reasonable doubt the uselessness of the treaty. The main principal of the Maastricht Treaty is European Unity. Unity is a nice warm hearted word which infers working towards a goal in harmony. The Maastricht Treaty sounds like an ideal proposal on paper, but in reality it can't work....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Effects of The Black Death on the Economic and Social Life of Europe

- The Effects of The Black Death on the Economic and Social Life of Europe The Black Death is the name later given to the epidemic of plague that ravaged Europe between 1347 and 1351. The disaster affected all aspects of life. Depopulation and shortage of labor hastened changes already inherent in the rural economy; the substitution of wages for labor services was accelerated, and social stratification became less rigid. Psychological morbidity affected the arts; in religion, the lack of educated personnel among the clergy gravely reduced the intellectual vigor of the church....   [tags: European Europe History]

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Does Europe's history of migration and colonialism oblige states to open their borders to migrants today?

- Introduction This paper will attempt to define the current ethical and moral dilemmas posed by European immigration, scrutinise the historical factors that had led to the present situation and conclude whether European states have an ethical obligation to open their borders to migrants. In the first section of my essay, I give a brief historical overview on European colonialism to define the factors which had contributed to the formation of the present-day political landscape. In addition, I address the key questions of migration in Europe and compare various ethical arguments and theories....   [tags: ethical, moral dilemmas, Europe, immigration]

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The Class Struggles of 18th and 19th Centuries in Europe

- The Class Struggles of 18th and 19th Centuries in Europe Karl Marx wrote the Communist Manifesto in order to give a voice to the struggling classes in Europe. In the document he expressed the frustrations of the lower class. As Marx began his document with "the history of all hitherto societies has been the history of class struggles" he gave power to the lower classes and sparked a destruction of their opressors.1 He argued that during the nineteenth century Europe was divided into two main classes: the wealthy upper class, the bourgeoisie, and the lower working class, the proletariat....   [tags: History Historical Class Europe Essays]

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A Look at Western and Eastern Worship

- The Western church is described as being smaller in land mass, and less diverse (Shields, & Butzu, 2007, p. 103). The Eastern church is described as being quite vast, and full of different types of people (each with their own languages and customs that had an effect on the development of their worship styles and methods). Further we discover that the West had celebrated a time of peace (Christianity was legal, so there was a significant decrease in martyrdom), conversely the Eastern church was geographically located closely to an Islamic population, which meant it had a large military in comparison to the West....   [tags: Religion]

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Eastern Kentucky : A Front Porch

- While driving through Eastern Kentucky a person will notice many things, the beautiful mountains, small towns, local businesses, and of course houses. As in any place a person goes, the houses will vary from each other, but the houses in Eastern Kentucky will share one thing in common, a front porch. The odds of someone finding a house without a front porch in Eastern Kentucky are about the same as the odds of a person finding a house in the city with a front porch. Sitting on a front porch, watching the sun make its way down over the mountains and sharing stories of the events of your day is a regular routine for Eastern Kentuckians....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Chair, Rocking chair]

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China As The Superpower For The Eastern Hemisphere

- China served as the logical choice to be considered the superpower for the Eastern Hemisphere for several decades as they have low costs for labor coupled with a high ability for production, giving them the competitive advantage of being able to sell at a lower cost than anyone else. However, the growing demand for service as well as quality, paired with increasing wages may threaten this advantage. The crash of 2008 and the scrutiny of the world due to a past lack of production regulations seems to be diminishing China’s force....   [tags: Economics, Investment, Capitalism]

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The Crack Epidemic On The Eastern Coast

- Silly Streets Let’s agree if we can, Nixon’s “war on drugs” didn’t do shit. I mean after all, many people believed he initiated the crack epidemic on the eastern coast anyway. Put the drugs there, take the jobs away, legislate harsher punishments especially for distribution. Nonetheless, today is December 13th, a freezing Tuesday evening in the five boroughs. Did I mention the streets are hot as shit right now. “Yo, Toro. What’s a drop with no drop. It’s fucking freezing man.” “He’s coming man.” “Of course he is T....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, George Carlin, Motherfucker]

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The Third Sex in Eastern Civilization

- Western and Eastern civilizations have always been be incompatible with their thinking and teachings; especially when looking at certain topic such as Gender, sex and religion. Gender is defined as the cultural, behavioral, or psychological characteristics, typically belonging to one sex. Sex is the behavioral, functional and Structural characteristics that distinguish males from females; it is also the act of people (or animals) attempting to sexually reproduce. Western civilizations and religions have always been strict and less accepting when it comes to the conversation of gender and sex....   [tags: gender, sex, religion]

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A Map Of The Eastern World

- If you were to look on a map of the Eastern world, you would see a distinctly shaped country at the bottom of Asia. This country, known as India, is one whose history goes back almost as far as civilization itself. It started out as many other countries did during the rise of civilization, by tribes inhabiting areas around sources of water, or in the case of India, the Indus River Valley. When the first tribes settled, they chose the area for several reasons. It promoted agriculture development and would allow them to grow....   [tags: India, Indus Valley Civilization, Civilization]

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The Five Eastern Religions Of Hinduism

- The five Eastern religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, and Shinto have some similarities when it comes to the their beliefs on death. Hinduism and Buddhism both believe in karma and reincarnation, while Daoism and Shintoism revolve their beliefs around nature. Confucianism chooses not to focus on things we do not know, so their beliefs on death are limited. In deciphering the different beliefs on death associated with each religion, it is important to understand the different belief systems and their origins....   [tags: Buddhism, Hinduism, Vedas, Reincarnation]

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The Issue Of Middle Eastern Women

- Midterm: Option 1 Many Westerners consider Middle Eastern women to be oppressed and confined to the home. Hollywood and the mass media outlets alike portray women in this region to be overly pious possessions of men, forced to cover their bodies and remain unseen by outside eyes. This paper seeks to disprove this erroneous notion by reviewing the anthropological research of Kimberly Hart and Anne Meneley, in their studies of Turkish and Yemeni women, respectively. The physical whereabouts of women, their roles within society, and their opportunities for experiences outside of the domestic sphere will all be examined within the scope of their agency and cultures....   [tags: Woman, High school, Middle school, Women]

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Marriage According to Eastern Orthodox

- Marriage According to Eastern Orthodox Christianity has several branches with the largest one being the Roman Catholic Church, which has approximately 1,100,000,000 followers. The second largest is the Orthodox Church with 225,000,000 followers. Eastern Orthodoxy became a distinct branch after the 11th century when they realized that there were too many technical differences in belief between the eastern and western sides. Following all of Christianity, Eastern Orthodoxy relies greatly on doctrine....   [tags: christianity, catholic church, god]

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THE 1945 EASTERN FRONT CAMPAIGNS

- “The Eastern Front is a house of cards. If it is broken at one point, the rest will all collapse.” - Generaloberst Heinz Guderian The ultimate fate of the Third Reich was no longer in question by January of 1945. There was little doubt that the reign of terror that it had forced upon the world would soon be over. The only matter remaining was how quickly it would all end. Although Germany formally surrendered five months later on 8 May 1945, I would argue that barring a number of strategic leadership failures committed by Adolf Hitler during those final months, the final termination of war with Germany would have taken much longer....   [tags: hitler failure, third reich,nazis]

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The Western And Eastern Hemispheres

- The western and eastern hemispheres have very different approaches to health and medicine. In western hemisphere countries, such as the United States, medical practices are very scientific. Medicines and surgeries are common practices for the treatment of various ailments in western medical practices. Countries in the eastern hemisphere, such as China, are much more spiritual and energy based in their medicine. Many of Chinese medical practices have survived from ancient time because of their success....   [tags: Medicine, Physician, Western Hemisphere]

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The Eastern Christian School Association

- The Eastern Christian School Association was founded in 1892. At that time, Christian day-schools were under the sponsorship of religious ethnic groups, for instance Irish Catholics or German Lutherans. Eastern Christian was formed by the Dutch immigrant community which settled in Paterson to work in the silk mills and had 102 students in its original enrollment. Since then, the school system has grown and diversified. It now includes three separate buildings which house an elementary school and a middle school in towns in Bergen County, and the high school in Passaic County....   [tags: Education, religion, private schools]

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Women in the Middle-Eastern Culture

- Middle-Eastern Women The Middle-Eastern culture is very different from that of the United States. Particularly, the way women are treated. Women in the US have as much freedom as they would like; whereas the women in the Middle-East have very little. In the Middle-East women are severely restricted in every aspect of their lives. They are not allowed to drive a car or go in public without the presence of a male family member, they have to be covered from their heads to their ankles in the presence of men, and they have very little choice, in who they marry....   [tags: driving ban & veils in Saudi Arabia]

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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

- History of Cherokee Indians in the United States In the early nineteenth century, while the United States expanded into the lower south, white settlers faced a difficulty. That colony was already home for the Indians, and most Americans thought Cherokees were getting into their way of development. Even though the land was the Indian’s way of life, Americans decided to evacuate them. When Andrew Jackson took office, he pursued the Indian removal policy. Under his administration no less than ninety four treaties were made with the Indians, but the United States began moving them westward....   [tags: Native American history in the US]

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The Eastern Indigo Snake

- ... to northern Argentina. This species has eight known subspecies. Two of which are in the U.S. : the eastern indigo, with a scientific name of D. c. couperi, and the Texas indigo, which it’s scientific name is D. c. erebennus. Population Status The Eastern Indigo Snakes’ population has been slowly declining. They have been endangered since 1971. By the time an Eastern Indigo Snake is three to five years old, they are mature and will begin to reproduce. During the winter is when mating season, between November and January....   [tags: taxonomy, population status]

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Eastern vs. Western Religion

- Religion, “part of the human experience that has to do with a god or gods, a higher power, or the ultimate values of life” (Cason & Tillman 6-7), is one of the most controversial and interesting subjects for humanity. It has been around for as long as anyone can recall and they have difference and similarities in their founders, beliefs, and history. Religion has served to give some sort of a meaning to life and everything around it. In modern society, some religions have grown and expanded significantly....   [tags: religion, world, conflict]

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"North Eastern Chinese" Stereotypes

- ... It is located in the North Eastern part of China. However, every time my Chinese friends, who do not come from the same region as me, find out that I am from North Eastern China, they say "You do not act like people from North Eastern China!". I ask them why, and their answers are roughly the same: people from North Eastern China are hard to get along with because they are quick-tempered and violent, but I am nice and sweet. Some of my friends even believed that North Eastern China is very dangerous because there have been many gangsters....   [tags: facial, appearance, judge, group]

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"North Eastern Chinese" Stereotypes

- ... Because my paper have a lot ideas so I really had a hard time to put them together into one sentence at first. Since thesis statement does not need to be one sentence, I separated it into two sentence: the first sentence was about how my example supported the experts' ideas; the second sentence was about how my example challenged them. This is my thesis statement in the first draft: The examination of this example supports the experts' ideas that people carry stereotypes that derive from their innate ability to categorize and evaluate certain groups of people based on several features like facial appearance....   [tags: witing, skills, grammar, revision, paragraph]

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Middle Eastern Social Movements

- In recent Middle Eastern social movements Internet-based communication has crucially aided both the potential for mass mobilization and the success of movements. 21st century media technologies (such as Facebook, Twitter, blogging, YouTube, etc.) operate as a semi-public sphere in which people can share dissident attitudes, announce the location of political protests, and coordinate mobilization. Internet-based communication therefore plays a dually important role; it acts as an alternative outlet for individual expression, but it also serves as mobilizing tool to broadcast anti-regime demonstrations, programs, and organizations....   [tags: Mass Mobilization, Success of Movements]

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The Concert of Europe

- The concert of Europe could be said to have had a substantial level of accountability in the preservation of peace because it brought about a common satisfaction of the status quo. The concert was forged under the thought that none of the great powers was interested in changing the international order to best suit their need. This is because, no power could be so “dissatisfied that it questioned the legitimacy of the entire order.” (83 p.145 Kupchan.) Some may argue that the concert was not created to maintain peace, because their intervention in states such as Spain was done to drive their own self interest....   [tags: European History]

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The Transformation of Europe

- Over two-hundred years ago, Europe was a vastly different place. To the modern eye, the Europe of the 18th Century would be unrecognizable compared to its current state. However, the road to this new Europe has been not been all kicks and giggles, but a rather rough and tumble journey. Due to the introduction of new ways of thinking, the occurrences of multiple revolutions, changes in government style and leadership, which led to the creation and extinction of numerous countries as well as rearrangement of boundary lines, and the formation of a European Union, Europe today is hardly comparable to the Europe in our history books....   [tags: European History]

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Drought Eastern Africa

- The world should be pulling their resources together because the way the drought is affecting the Eastern Africa’s people is killing them. Reasonable one can not live in conditions where there is minimal food and water. People need to get their basic needs to survive and Eastern Africa is far from the ideal place to do so due to drought. The Eastern Africa people have limited crops which are mostly failing due to lack of water, little cattle herds due to the hot conditions and poor ground to feed on ,while the rest of the world has the resources to provide large-scale relief (Stewart, 2011)....   [tags: Environment, Minimal Food, Water]

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Middle Eastern Democracy

- The United States has been fighting a war in Iraq for the past ten years trying to establish a democracy. However, approximately 97% of Iraq’s population is Muslim (Tippett, 2004). This causes a problem in that democracy and Islam cannot coexist. To have an Islamic nation with a democratic government is like trying to mix oil and water: there may be one solution for a short period of time, but it will eventually separate. Requirements for a Democracy Before a democratic government can be established, certain criteria must be met....   [tags: Government]

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Eastern Phiolsophies Views

- Within most Eastern philosophies, there are absolute similarities, but these beliefs are seemingly disconnected by the approaches they take, the paths they suggest, and the teachings that they exude. Often I find that it is the distinctive terminology that allows people to automatically assume the views of different philosophies are contrasting. Confucius was still a young boy when he decided his path was to lead him to become a wise man. He was enamored with learning and the quest for knowledge....   [tags: terminology, views, valus, nature]

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Eastern Remnant Groups

- Eastern remnant groups, as we have seen, played a central role in forming their own racial and community identities. But many of the most successful Indian identity projects were those in which the community cooperated with anthropologists and other white supporters. Anthropologists and community members often collaborated, for example, in regard to educational initiatives. Because most of the separate Indian schools did not extend beyond the primary level, Indian children were rarely educated past the seventh or eighth grade....   [tags: United States]

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Comparing Eastern Culture And Western Culture

- In today’s society, there has been a greater emphasis on identity than in the past. The perception of identity has changed due to the growing human population, and being able to distinguish oneself from the general population. Identity is the uniqueness of a person. As people get older, their identity might change since they become more aware of the society and also are more independent. By creating and recognizing an identity, one can interact with others who have a similar identity. Identity can be formed socially....   [tags: Human, Sociology, Gender role, Religion]

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Learning About The Middle Eastern Population

- Learning about the middle eastern population was an eyeopening experience. I really didn’t realize that I was more consciously unaware of this culture than I thought. I honestly never really had the desire to learn more about the middle eastern population. I have friends that are middle eastern but I never sought to look more into their culture. I found that interesting after yesterdays course. There were a number of facts that I learned from yesterdays lecture. First, I learned that although it was a patriarchial society, the mother actually did have a say and the children are expected to respect and honor their mother....   [tags: Islam, Christianity, Muslim, Religion]

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The History or Middle Eastern Minority Groups

- "Children are dying, but no one makes a move. Houses are demolished, but no one makes a move. Holy places are desecrated, but no one makes a move.... I am fed up with life in the world of mortals. Find me a hole near you. For a life of dignity is in those holes." The history of Middle Eastern minority groups is consistent of many accounts given by elites, however a minute number of member accounts have surfaced. Burke and Yaghoubian compiled a number of accounts from various minority group members that depicts the harsh persecutions and oppression that minority members faced in the Middle East....   [tags: World Civilization ]

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Eastern Kentucky University Is A Wonderful University

- Eastern Kentucky University is a wonderful university and the first choice of many students, however this institution is not without faults. One of the largest flaws of the university is the way that the dining is set up, as well as the very nature of the dining choices. For students who leave campus most weekends the dining is not much of an issue. However, for those who never leave campus, for whatever reason, the dining is a huge struggle. Weekend dining hours are inconvenient, not to mention that five of the seven restaurants on campus are closed for the entire weekend....   [tags: Food, Restaurant, Nutrition, Eating]

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Hearing Shootings And The Eastern Side Of Africa

- Let 's all take a moment and imagine a woman. A woman that was born and raised on the eastern side of Africa called Somalia, where stuff was difficult. You see life wasn 't so easy going for her. It wasn 't like America where you could feel some type of security and have a good living. There was a stage in her life where things were like that, but that was until war broke out and things started to get scary. Hearing shootings out the door every single day and having to worry about her and her families lives....   [tags: White-collar worker, Blue-collar worker]

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General Haftar And The Eastern Portion Of Libya

- General Haftar is currently controlling the eastern portion of Libya, which is a part of Operation Dignity. Haftar has support from Egypt, recently visited the United Arab Emirates, and gained military support from France’s special forces in Benghazi. Although General Haftar is the recipient of much criticism, he encompasses the nationalism that Libyans have been known for; “in a video distributed by the Information Office of Libyan Armed Forces yesterday, Haftar said: ‘Victory is a precious thing, and there is nothing more precious than victory itself....   [tags: United States, United Nations]

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Race As A Man Of Middle Eastern Background

- Introduction I always seem to struggle when I encounter the word “race” as it is used to identify me. Since beginning the course, I have been challenged to think more about this term, “race,” and consider, specifically how I identify myself. Race, to me, immediately connotes skin color, and so, as a man of Middle Eastern background, I never am clear in terms of where I fit: Am I white. Black. Or am I something different altogether. I tried conducting the trusted Google search—looking for a succinct definition of “race.” Unsurprisingly, I could not locate a quick definition that could satisfy my understanding of the word....   [tags: Race, Racism, Human skin color, Black people]

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German History: Eastern and Western Germany

- ... For instance, one of the greatest concerns of others toward Germany’s unification was the risk of recurrence of war. Since, it was Germany who caused World War, killed 600million Jewish, it wasn’t really astonishing that surrounding countries estimated that they can rise up another war. Therefore, Germany, who was strongly hoping for unification in their people, tried their best to transfer others belief. As an example, Brant prime minister of Germany kneeled in front of the people who died because of them at the past....   [tags: korea´s partition, reunfication]

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Conflict Between The Western And Eastern Cultures

- The British Raj caused communal tension amongst those inhabiting India due to conflicting ideologies and prejudices between the Western and Eastern cultures. Although this is seen in the novel A Passage to India, Aziz and Fielding, who are two of the main characters of the novel, connect with each other because they believed that the opposing cultures could work harmoniously together. However, as the ruling of the English progressed, nationalism overcame the two main characters and resulted in a friendship that fell apart....   [tags: Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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Eastern Medicine Vs Western Medicine

- Eastern medicine compared to western, do you have a preference. I have always believed that Eastern medicine is better than the traditional or more recognized practices of Western medicine. One reason I believe this is because I have used and benefited from the use of chiropractic treatment. Through the use of spinal manipulation, along with the use of medical massages, I am able to function on a daily basis without the aggravation of aches and pains and without the use of drugs or invasive surgeries....   [tags: Medicine, Pharmacology, Alternative medicine]

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Animal Disturbances in Eastern Deciduous Forests

- The study of ecology is currently primarily focused upon anthropogenic effects on ecosystems as well as feeding relationships; however, non-feeding interactions are also an important factor in understanding the balance of the ecosystem and identifying issues. These interactions are generally termed disturbances. What constitutes a disturbance. White and Pickett defined it as “any relatively discrete event in time that disrupts ecosystem, community, or population structure and changes resources, substrate availability, or the physical environment” (White 1985)....   [tags: Ecology, Ecosystems]

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Differences Between Eastern And Western Kentuckians

- Based on common sense, people who have not actually examined language and dialects and distinguished the systematic features will believe dialect speakers are wrong or weird. They want to generalize everyone and make blanket statements because they do not understand how many varieties there are and where the actual geographical locations for dialects are. For example, nearly everyone I know will say Kentucky is southern, mostly because of the accent actually from Appalachia and y’alls. However, in class I learned Kentucky is part of the Midland and any person who lives in Kentucky knows there is a distinct difference between eastern and western Kentuckians....   [tags: English language, Dialect, Language]

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Eastern Religion Current Issues Paper

- Eastern Religion Current Issues Paper Eastern religion refers to religions that are mostly either Indian or Chinese in origin. These Dharma faiths are composed of Hinduism, Sikhism, Jainism and Buddhism along with the Chinese religious philosophies of Daoism and Confucianism. This grouping also includes other religions, most notably Shinto, the traditional religion of Japan. Eastern Religion Characteristics and Changes Eastern religions are said to be some of the oldest known dated religions of our society....   [tags: Buddhism, Hinduism, Religion, Jainism]

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Europe in Shambles

- Europe in Shambles Europe was a mess after World War II. Multiple governments and powerful leaders had been overthrown, leaving a power vacuum that left Europe in chaos. The violence of the war also left behind mass destruction and poverty . Businesses and factories as well as homes had been destroyed leaving people without work or a place to stay. This caused Europe to sink into a massive economic depression. This is where the United States decided to step in. The European Recovery Program (ERP), closely modeled after the Truman Doctrine’s policy of supporting Greece and Turkey, was announced in June 1947 by General George Marshall in his speech at Harvard University....   [tags: European History ]

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Immigration and Europe

- Immigration within and into Europe has increased in recent years, with local populations' anxieties raised(Pilcher 2010, p445). I will look at the socio-cultural challenges which immigration introduces. These include the real and perceived impacts on native populations, and the policy responses which stem from the issues. Next, economic well-being is an aspect of the immigration question that will be examined. I will consider soem of the various problems which are encountered in tackling this subject....   [tags: European Politics, Economics]

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Industrialization in Europe

- Following the Congress of Vienna in 1814, change had to come about due to the amount of political instability of Europe. There was so much corruption, poor communication, and lack of trustworthy officials that something had to be done to make dramatic improvements to the European countries or it would ultimately be their demise. There was a concern that German university students would become a focus of political issues and had a feeling that they were secretly meeting to discuss politics, the economy, and potentially plotting to spread radical ideas....   [tags: Politics, Economy, Poverty]

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History of Europe

- In the 15th century through the 17th century there were many changes happening in Europe. Europe’s debut began with discovering new territories, empires, and trade routes while encountering unaccustomed goods and appealing information. People were intrigued by new developments not only in other groups and cultures but also in exploration, technology, goods, information on religion and other governments. Others, such as church leaders, weren’t fond of the new ideas and discoveries made by the philosophers of that particular time period....   [tags: Early Modern Era, Philosophers]

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The Eastern Chipmunk

- The Eastern Chipmunk The Eastern chipmunk is a small rodent of the Sciuridae family. This chipmunk is closely related to the red and grey fox, the flying squirrel, and the woodchuck. Its Taxonomic name is Tamias Striatus. The word Tamias, Means collector or keeper and Striatus refers to its bold stripes and coloring. The body of the average Eastern Chipmunk is about 8 to 10 inches long, the weigh about 2 ½ to 4 ounces. The ears are rounded with ears that stick straight up. It has short legs, the hind legs each have five claws, the front legs have four, and a long thumb like extension....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Old Europe and New Europe: The Role of the European Union"

- ... The first and main call is globalization. Many of manifestations of this phenomenon, intertwining among themselves and interacting with each other, conduct to radical reorganization of habitat of mankind. Firstly, revolutionary achievements in electronics and the adjacent areas, made possible creation of uniform world information space. Secondly, the development of the transport which has allowed the population of industrialized countries, and recently - and parts of citizens of the most advanced developing countries freely to move worldwide, and commerce and industry to firms of these countries to carry out deliveries of goods and services, and also other business activity far outside n...   [tags: education, states, globaization, budget]

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Europe During The Medieval Ages And Renaissance Europe

- Europe during the Medieval Ages and Renaissance can clearly be noted to be heavily influenced by the religion of Christianity. Christian influence allowed for nations to be born and gave for a new wave of governance throughout the region. However, this influence did not retain itself to both theological and sociopolitical concepts. The influence of Christianity and Christian works was integrated into art and architecture during this time period, which greatly reflected the culture of Medieval and Renaissance Europe....   [tags: Florence, Renaissance, Florence Cathedral, Italy]

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Impact Of The American Revolution On Europe

- The Impact of the American Revolution on Europe The signing of the Declaration of Independence was a major disadvantage to Europe. On July 4, 1776 the American Revolution formally began when the Second Continental Congress signed a declaration of Independence. This war lasted from 1775 to 1783 and also led to many casualties. The aftermath of the American Revolution effected Europe financially, politically, and revolutionary. The aftermath of the American Revolution had many financial effects on Europe....   [tags: American Revolutionary War]

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Will Europe Run the 21st Century?

- Europe will not run the 21st century because of a combination of economic, institutional, and cultural factors. However, for the purpose of this paper, I will focus on the economic aspects of European society that will impede EU ascendency. I do not believe that the EU will cease to exist in the coming century, but I do believe it will become obsolete because it will be unable to make the necessary changes to their demographic problems, defense policies, and economic culture in response to the increasing American ascendency....   [tags: us ascendency, eu economy, european union]

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Analysis of the Documentary The Crucible of Europe

- ... He was appointed to attend the Sultan Salah al Den, since he was the best physician of his century. Maimonides writes to a friend about his routine, in it he describes by saying that he goes to the Sultan until noon only if no one is sick. He must then write prescriptions to the rest of the ill. If the Sultan or any of his relatives are ill, Maimonides is not allowed to leave Cairo. Even though Maimonides he was a busy man he seemed to write ten books on medicine. Maimonides searched out the heart of Jewish tradition and codified it in the Mishnah and Torah....   [tags: art, knowledge, music, poetry]

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The Emergence Of Capitalism And Western Europe

- The emergence of capitalism in Western Europe was considered as a majority change in human history. As prior to the emergence of capitalism conditions are mainly agriculture and there was no sustained monotonic income per capita. Also prior to the emergence of capitalism there was a feudal system of organising the economy emerged in the 15th century of medieval Europe. Early Feudalism started after the fall of the Roman Empire, which led to no law being in place protecting the poor people who then turned to the lord of the manor for protection which saw the beginning of Feudalism....   [tags: Karl Marx, Capitalism, Feudalism, Serfdom]

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The Image of Medieval Western Europe

- ... A consensus had to be made by an assembly rather than court judgment. Therefore, the political structure held its own authoritative power while religion was incorporated into some areas of government. Religion had a similar structure to the government, held great power as an individual institution, and influenced parts of culture in medieval western Europe. The hierarchy in the Church established the pope in the highest position while local bishops overlooked the priests. The organization of the Church gave it extensive power beyond spiritual order across the majority of western Europe....   [tags: political, religious, economic, cultural factors]

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What is the Anthropology of Europe

- Abstract This paper provides the means to understand the Anthropology of Europe. A historical examination is made to explain the different views as well as investigations on man from the time of our ancestors to the present times. Although theorists have their respective claims, explanations and interpretation on their theoretical areas of interest yet adherence to their theories is common and their transmission of truth does not impair their sense of ethical responsibility.                              Who, what and where is the anthropology of Europe Introduction Europe has many hidden streaks throughout the globe....   [tags: Sociology ]

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Effects Of The Black Plague On Europe

- The Effects of the Black Plague in Europe All plague is caused by the bacterium called Yersinia pestis. The bacterium is a pathogen that can cause severe illness and sometimes even death if not treated with antibiotics (Sutyak). The epidemic better known by people is the Black Plague, which is also known as the Black Death and the Bubonic Plague. The disease was transmitted from infected rodents to the fleas who would feed on them and the fleas would then transmit it to the humans (Stoppler). According to the author of “The Black Death” Diana Zahler, historians believe that the rodents infected with plague originated from either Egypt or Ethiopia (29)....   [tags: Black Death, Bubonic plague, Yersinia pestis]

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Nationalism in Europe in the 19th century

- Nationalism is way of thinking both political and socially to create a community united by: history, ethnicity, religions, common culture, and language. Numerous effects occurred while establishing a Nationalist community, some effects were a long term impact on Nationalism, and other was short term impacts on Nationalism. Bloody Sunday was a big impact of Nationalism, what started out as a peaceful march of Petersburg workers marching to the Winter Palace led by Father Gapon turned out to be a nightmare....   [tags: Bloody Sunday, Italian Unification]

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Education System In the U.S. and Europe

- According to the Organization of Economic Co-operation Development, OECD, the United States is slipping into the middle of the pack in education and schooling, while European countries are gliding into the top countries for education. Even Finland, whose students use to trail far behind the U.S., has passed the U.S. and is now one of the top countries in the world in education. The OECD report on how far behind the U.S. is has influenced them to find out where they are going wrong, and why their students as a whole are not doing as well as European students are doing....   [tags: student performance, gateway test]

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The Role of Spices on the Expansion of Europe

- ... Although many merchants priced certain spices based on their rarity. Which was classified in three categories: intrinsic, circumstantial, and artificial. Intrinsic rarity would entail that nature doesn’t produce many of them, growing in certain places under special conditions or climates. Circumstantial rarity, as Freedman explains is, “nature rather than human intervention limits the supply, either by climate, soil, or other obstacles”. The last of the three was artificial rarity is caused by deliberate human action in order to limit the supply and drive up prices....   [tags: economy, trade, cuisine]

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The Impact of Charlemagne Upon Europe

- Charlemagne, or Charles the Great, reigned during a time of much turmoil and upheaval in Europe during middle ages. Charlemagne’s background and family history contributed much to his rise to power. The triumphs of his past lineage prepared him to take on the task of governing the Frankish Empire, and defending it from invaders. Charlemagne accomplished much during his supremacy. He not only brought education back into medieval Europe, but also invented an efficient way to govern his people. His conquests against the many adversaries of the Holy Roman Empire expanded his empire across the majority of Europe....   [tags: Charles the Great Essays]

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The Rise of Universities in Medieval Europe

- In the present modern day, and seemingly for an extensive period of time, society has tended and still does, hold a predisposed idea that a university is associated with a building and the location that it is in. What society does not realise however the fact that it is a place to study where the location does not matter because towards the end you still achieve the same degree as anyone else. In early modern periodization, the medieval term for university was ‘studium generale’ meaning ‘school of universal learning’....   [tags: education, school or universal learning]

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The Black Death: A Plague in Europe

- The Black Death was an epidemic that killed over 75 million people worldwide. This “Black Death”, also known as the Bubonic Plague, first popped up in China and the East in the 1330s. This horrible epidemic did not reach Europe until 1347. This disease killed as many as 25 million of the European population of about 80 million between the years 1347 and 1351. While there were many cases of the Bubonic Plague all around the world, this paper will focus on the outbreak in Europe. The Black Death had taken more than 25 percent of the population of England alone....   [tags: medieval epidemics]

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The Article On Europe Economy

- In Europe, the economy over there is a current event that is being considered from a couple years ago and what is becoming as the years past by. And while reading the article about Europe economy the thoughts and reactions that was going through my mind of the Europe economy and how it was changing over the years. The information that the article had, and the content can be connected to the material that is used throughout the course. Then it is the implications of the article that can be connected on the my life....   [tags: European Union, Euro, United States, Psychology]

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The Tax Strategy of Amazon.com in Europe

- Amazon was founded in 1994 with Jeff Bezos, a former employee of a wall-street investment firm, to sell books online. The company then grow to sell other kinds of goods from clothes to electronic goods, including producing its own line of consumer electronic products Kindle e-book reader. The company started to expand and by 1998 it enter European market by buying online retailers in the UK and Germany and changed their name to Amazon.co.uk and amazon.de. Two years later, it set up a French website amazon.fr....   [tags: Amazon Tax Strategy]

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The Late Middle Ages of Europe

- Chapter 12: Crisis of the Later Middle Ages What were the causes of the population decline that began in the early 14th century. The significant population decline that began in the early 14th-century was caused primarily by “Great Famine,” and The Black Death. Beginning in 1315, the Great Famine brought seven years of starvation and vulnerability for Northern Europe. The winter of 1315 was said to be a “little ice age,” which evidently lead to crops dying off. Crops and grain were the main food source, therefore, Europeans struggled to find substitutions for food which physically effected them especially in the cold winter months....   [tags: European History ]

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Imperialism: From Europe to The West

- Early in the twentieth century, imperialism was brought up by European powers of the time; Germany, Great Britain, France, and Russia. These nations were after raw materials in Asia, Africa, and South America and when they realize that they could not retrieve it, they began to colonize smaller counties that contain the many resources they need and used it for their benefit. Western values played a big part in European imperialism. European civilization experienced a period of extraordinary rapid expansion worldwide during the nineteenth century and the twentieth century....   [tags: Global Commerce]

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Expansion of Netflix into Western Europe

- Summary This article features US-based online subscription television shows and movies service provider, Netflix’s plan to expand into Germany, France, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland this year (Edwards 2014). Europe’s wide broadband penetration coupled with strong middle class and efficient billing systems poised as an attractive market for Netflix. Netflix also understood that to successfully penetrate across the target markets, they would need to tailor their online content library according to local cultural....   [tags: marketing strategy, subscription television]

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