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    Jamaica’s Troubled Past

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    ‘The Maroons’ Jamaica’s fighting spirit can be seen even in its early days with the Maroons. The fighting spirit is not uncommon with people who are oppressed or forced against their will. The Maroons came in two waves, the first are slaves that fled during the Spanish rule, the second wave was during British control. The Maroons used the highlands of Jamaica to seek refuge, establish colonies and attack plantations when needed. Even today the beliefs and herbal practices of the Maroons are still

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    The First World War

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    The First World War Source A at first glance doesn't appear to tell us very much about why the war went on for as long as it did. It appears to be poem about two soldiers who met the general and shows at the end how he was responsible for their deaths in his plan of attack. The only reason it seems to show is that the generals should have been defending when they should have been defending because as it says, many men were going to die in the attack which when we look back at it, we

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    The Student Union Development in 1960's and 1970's In the 1960's the USA was benefiting from post war affluence. People had more money because their wages had increased. This meant that parents were able to give their children "pocket-money". Children were then able to spend this money on the things that were available at the time. These were things like going to the cinema. In the cinema they could see films made by Hollywood about daredevil young men living on the edge. The films gave

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    stop the next ‘domino’ fall. Eastern Europe had come under the veil of Communism and was effectively under Russian rule. Communism was beginning to pressurize the Indo-Chinese country’s into submission, the first country which was leaning towards Communist ways was that of Vietnam, the first domino. Internal parties, primarily the Vietminh who was under the control of Ho Chi Minh a Communist believer and a inspirational and influential person, were bringing pressure to the people of the country

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    The Opium War

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    The Opium War The Opium War, directed by Jin Xie, paints a rather impartial account of the Opium War, starting with the appointment of Lin Zexu to end the opium trade in China to the signing of the Treaty of Nanking. This film seemed to fairly depict the faults of both the Chinese and the British during the 1830’s and up to 1842. That said, The Opium War illustrated two important factors that both helped to promote the conflict and eventual military confrontation between China and Britain. The first

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    vietnam war

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    Vietnam War. He didn’t want to go to the war. So he went to the northern woods in the northern Minnesota. He had to make a choice whether to go to the war or not to go to the war. After spending six days with guy Elroy he decides to go. Tim O’Brien went to the war for the wrong reasons. He didn’t even think that there should be a war. He saw no reason at all why they should be fighting. He says “I was drafted to a war I hated... [I was] politically naive, but even so the American war in Vietnam

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    Second Punic War

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    The cause of the Second Punic War is an issue of some great debate. Polybius is someone who gives a very good account of the events that led to the war, blaming the Carthaginians for causing the war. This raises a very large question on the part of Polybius. Was he right to assume that it was the actions of Hannibal and the Carthaginians that led to the war, or was there some other underlying events that took place the actually caused the Second Punic War? It is my belief that Polybius assumption

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    “If you grew up in the 60’s, you grew up with war on TV every night, a war that your friends were involved in. And I want to do this song tonight for all the young people out there if you’re in your teens. Cause I remember a lot of my friends when we were 17 or 18, we didn’t have much of a chance to think about how we felt about a lot of things. And the next time, they’re gonna be looking at you and you’re gonna need a lot of information to know what you’re gonna want to do. Because in 1985

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    The Vietnam war has been referred to by many names, one of the longer ones was 'the cornerstone of the free world southeast Asia'. It was called that by John F. Kennedy. He was talking about Vietnam being and essential country in a non-communist world. He believed that if Vietnam became a communist country, all of the surrounding countries would also become communists. This is the main reason America was involved in the Vietnam war. Another reason was that America wanted to spread their “political

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    Historiography of Globalization

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    preexistent linkages to bring about Modern globalization in both India and China;all in hopes of dispelling the Eurocentrism present in the current explanation of Globalization. In order to examine each stage globalization in terms of the other, one must first understand each stage in terms of its definitive characteristics. Archaic globalization is characterized by the networks of trade that arouse from sovereigns and local rulers sending out missions to acquire wealth and exotic goods.1 Proto Globalization

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