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    History Of Portugal

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    Under King Emanuel, Portuguese power reached its height. From 1497 to 1499 Vasco da Gama made the first voyage to India following the route discovered by Dias, and inaugurated a lucrative trade in spices and other luxuries between Europe and South Asia. Led by Afonso de Albuquerque, the Portuguese occupied Goa, India, in 1510, Malacca (now Melaka, Malaysia) in 1511, the Moluccas (in present-day Indonesia) in 1512-14, and Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf in 1515. During the same period they opened

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    forged and engraved in England out of silver, with an upturned stem but otherwise rather unadorned. Britain began to import tea in the early 17th century, however it was hesitantly embraced by British culture until it was made fashionable by coffee houses in the late 1600s. Tea was originally drunk in the Chinese manner (weak and without milk) but by the early 18th century milk and sugar were added, and small spoons became necessary. This particular spoon, like others of its time, were crafted by specialist

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    A Brief History of the Piano The piano is one of man’s greatest musical creations. It was created in 1700 by an Italian of the name Bartolomeo Cristofori di Francesco. The Piano has forever left an impression on our culture since it was created, the pianos has been in many movies, it has been used in countless songs and has been made incredibly popular by the many famous musicians that have played it. It used to be an instrument only the wealthy could have, now that it has been made affordable

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    PQR

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    Operations One of the most important of the part of East India Company’s business in India was the operations part. It included their places of business, places of forts, transports, infrastructure etc. Company’s officials had a long vision with respect to their businesses. So they acquired prime locations for their businesses. These places included ports, important business locations during pre-colonial era. For these operations following are the important activities taken by them. Locations 1.

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    Global Warming Debunked

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    politics directly mirrors the average consumer. The way he... ... middle of paper ... ...and-its-a-great-big-one/ 4. Barack Obama,"Remarks by the President at the Morning Plenary Session of the United Nations Climate Change Conference," White House Press Release, December 18, 2009. www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/remarks- president-morning-plenary-session-united-nations-climate-change- conference 5. Maruice Strong,"What He Wants For The Middle Class," Rio Earth Summit. 1992. http://www

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    elected Head of State (whether ceremonial or with a full range of executive powers). Unfortunately, Britain has lagged behind other developed countries in both these areas. Our Head of State (the Queen) and, until recently, the majority of the House of Lords assumed power and influence solely because of which families they were born in to. This makes Britain a relatively undemocratic country in an increasingly democratic world. Rule by inheritance in general makes no sense and cannot be justified

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