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  • Comparison of Ideology

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    Margaret Thatcher “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money” – Margaret Thatcher Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England. Her father, Alfred Roberts, was one of the most important influences in her life and was the one who introduced her to the world of conservative politics. He was a devout Methodist, a local businessman, lay preacher and local mayor. They lived within the close community of the local congregation, surrounded

  • Chinese Dynasties

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    Chinese Dynasties: 1. Shang: Also called Yin, dynasty that was China's earliest historically verifiable state 1766 B.C. to 1122 B.C. A. Reason's for Rise: Unlike the early accounts of history by the Chinese, there is archaeological evidence of the Shang, who built their cities in northern China around the eastern parts of the Yellow River. For this reason they are called the Yellow River civilization. They were a bronze age people; bronze-working seems to have entered China around 2000 BC (about

  • Facts About China

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    official name is People's Replubic of China (PRC). 11.)China's total population is more than 1,000,000,000 which makes up more than 1/5 of the world's population. 12.)China cover's 3.7 million square miles. 13.)China's three largest cities are Shanghai, Beijing, and Tianjin. They are not part of any province. 14.)The Chinese language has more than 50,000 different words. 15.)The Chinese have problem's making typewriters. 16.)The Chinese read their books from top to bottom, and from right to left. 17.)Pottery

  • The Media During the Tiananmen Square Protests

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    the news is run by the government and the people who write the news are threatened to withdraw from their positions because they will not write propaganda, it becomes a serious issue that can lead a country into turmoil. Such was the situation in Beijing, the capital of China, in 1989, during the student and worker protests at Tiananmen Square and the ultimate killings that occurred on June 4th of that year. The role of the Chinese government in the Tiananmen Square protests went far beyond their

  • International Landmarks

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    Banff Springs Hotel William Cornelius Van Horne wanted to build a hotel that looked like a Scottish Castel . He asked a New York architect named Bruce Price to build one . Later, the rooms were developed to show the American and British railroad travelers the Canadian Rockies. At the end of building, it was the largest hotel in the world, earning it the nickname “The Castel of the Rockies” . During the years 1900-1910 people came to visit the original Banff Springs Hotel. In 1926, the original

  • Westernization In China Essay

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    China and Japan both had very relatable experiences from the 1800s to present times, as they both have had to completely or partially abandon prior political polies that were deemed no longer applicable. For example, in 1978 Chinese Chairman Deng Xiaoping abandoned a vast majority of the policies that Chairman Mao Zedong had implemented during his reign. Though Mao considered them all fundamental to communist China, they often did not work or caused more harm than good. For the Japanese, they

  • One of the Three Oldest Dramtic Art Forms in the World

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    Peking Opera (China). The Peking Opera is known by many names, like “Eastern Opera” (history), and “jingqiang” (Xu), but the most common name in the Western world is the “Beijing Opera” (Wertz). Peking Opera is over 200 years old (Wertz).It started in approximately “1790, when four opera troupes from the province of Anhui came to Beijing to perform on the occasion of the 80th birthday of the emperor, Qianlong” (HISTORY; Xu). It was originally performed in “open air, teahouses or temple courtyards” (Wertz)

  • Natural Disasters in Beijing, China

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    Natural Disasters in Beijing, China The purpose of this paper is to explore the natural hazards experienced in Beijing. When researching Beijing, I noticed there was a lot of information on a few different kinds of hazards that occur frequently. These hazards are caused by Beijing’s natural climate which is described as a monsoon climate. This climate creates frequently occurring droughts, sandstorms, and a very rainy summer. In this paper I will discuss Beijing’s natural climate and the natural

  • Airpocalypse In Beijing Air Pollution

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    Airpocalypse in Beijing Honors Earth Science Paper 3 Taylor Weaver On January 16, 2014, thick smog overwhelmed China’s capital city. This “airpocalypse” occurred due to heat moving into an area that uses coal-powered plants and the burn off of fields that have been harvested, generating polluted smoke, or smog. The following table is produced by the US Embassy in China to report Air Quality (Beijing Air Quality Current Reading). Coupled with the lack of wind to stir the wind and high humidity creating

  • The Peking Opera

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    the Peking Opera. The Peking Opera is known by many names, like “Eastern Opera” (ebeijing), and “jingqiang” (Xu), but the most common name in the Western world is the “Beijing Opera” (Wertz). Peking Opera is over 200 years old (Wertz).It started in approximately “1790, when four opera troupes from the province of Anhui came to Beijing to perform on the occasion of the 80th birthday of the emperor, Qianlong” (HISTORY, Xu). It was originally performed in “open air, teahouses or temple courtyards” (Wertz)