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    The Panopticon

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    critically evaluate the disciplinary institutions of the day. Seeing that the model of the prison could be characterized as a form of discipline-blockade, he set out to improve the functionality of the prison as well as other institutions. Being an economist, Bentham saw that these institutions were not functionally productive. In describing the discipline blockade form Michel Foucault writes that it is, "turned inwards towards negative functions: arresting evil, breaking communications, suspending time

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    Commercial Warfare

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    excluding trade with many British products. Britain and France engaged in decrees and counter-decrees against one another between 1806 and 1807. In May 1806 Britain established a naval blockade on the entire northern coast of Napoleon’s empire. Napoleon’s Berlin Decree in November 1806 declared a state of blockade on the British Isles, and disallowing any commerce with England. Britain retaliated in January and furthermore in November, condemning all ships engaging in trade with France, and to only

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    1998). Even if they believed such reports to be false or inaccurate, the leaders of the United States also knew Japan's situation to be hopeless. Their casualties in defending the doomed island of Okinawa were a staggering 110,000 and the naval blockade which the allies had enforced whittled trade down to almost nothing. Japan was quickly on the path to destruction. (Grant, 1998). Of course, the Allies ignored this for the reason that dropping the atomic bomb on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima

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    Hitler's Powerful Leadership

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    money to buy a loaf of bread. A good portion of the youth in Germany were raised in fatherless homes. In an article written by Dr. Alice Hamilton, she says this about Hitler's youth: "They were children during the years of the war when the food blockade kept them half starved, when fathers were away at the front and mothers distracted with the effort to keep their families fed. They came to manhood in a country which seemed to have no use for them. Even compulsory military training was no more

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    Paravertebral Blockades

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    and urinary retention (Dango et al., 2013). Limited research has been done on the use of paravertebral blockade for thoracic surgery. However, in recent years more providers are incorporating this technique and retrospective studies are being performed to evaluate its efficacy. The placement of the PVB has the added benefit

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    Blockade-Runner

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    Wilkinson was not entirely close with his father, Jesse Wilkinson. In fact, he actually grew up without him. He was not very talented when it came to his studies. This is because this was before the Naval Academy was created. The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner is a personal narrative, meaning it will mostly include John Wilkinson’s experiences. When one reads this narrative, it will feel as if he is reading a journal entry. It was common for many to write in journals in the 1800’s. Wilkinson was

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    The Berlin Blockade

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    This event became known as the Berlin Blockade, lasting from June 24,1948 through May 12,1949. The Berlin Blockade prevented any resources from entering West Berlin, leaving the city to fend for itself. In addition, this event was one of the first crises of the Cold War. As a result of the Berlin Blockade, the Western powers, organized the Berlin Airlift, which brought supplies such as food and water to the citizens of

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    The Failure of The Berlin Blockade

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    The Berlin Blockade What were the main factors that ultimately led to the failure of the Berlin Blockade? Word Count: 1957 TABLE OF CONTENTS A. Plan of the investigation ……………………………………………………………………….. 3 B. Summary of Evidence …………………………………………………………………………. 4 C. Evaluation of Sources .…...…………………………………………………………………….. 6 D. Analysis ………………………………………………………………………………………... 8 E. Conclusion ……………………………………………………………………………………… 10 F. List of Sources …………………………………………………………………………………

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    zone, surrounded by land and waterways that were controlled by Russians. When differences and disagreements start with the Soviet Union, Stalin would try to use Berlin to force the other allies into agreeing with his vision of the future. The Berlin blockade ad the Berlin airlift that followed was caused buy political and economic differences between the united states and its allies and the soviet union and how they wanted to treat Germany after WWII. Even though the Untied states the United Kingdom

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    On Jul 18th, 1948 a small group of children calmly waited outside of the Tempelhof airfield in the western district of Berlin, as a C-54 “Skymasters” cargo plane approached; gently rocking its wings the aircraft dropped small parachutes with candy attached for them to the waiting children, the Berlin Airlift is in full swing (Grathwol, 2013). For the next 15 months, Operation Vittles, succeeded in airlifting over 2.3 million tons of supplies to western Berlin, breaking the Soviet cordon of the city

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