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    Imperial Telecommunications

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    Imperialism has existed in the world since the beginning of government all together, but this practice took a dramatic turn in the latter half of the nineteenth century. New inventions, modern thinking, and stronger governments all made imperialism easier. Now thousands of miles could be conquered in a matter of months; an empire could have a stronger hold on a colony than ever before. The result was that by the end of the century, at least one European nation had a claim to nearly every piece of

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    British imperial regulations with the American colonies were closely tied in with the system of mercantilism. Mercantilism controls the relations between the leading power and the colonies under its empire. A nation would want to export more than it imports gaining more money to obtain economic stability. The colonies exist for the profit of the mother country. Trade was a vital part of the economy of both England and the British colonies. The colonies would provide a majority of raw materials that

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    Fantasy of Imperial Stability Note: "The Perils of Certain English Prisoners" consists of three chapters. Chapters one and three consist of material written by Dickens, whilst chapter two comprises the work of Wilkie Collins', completed under the auspices of Dickens. As the material under consideration in this essay is taken from the first and third chapters, and considering Dickens' creative control over the second chapter, "Perils" has been discussed as a Dickens text. Imperial Britain, Dickens

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    Imperial Resistance in Wilkie Collins's The Moonstone All quotations taken from Wilkie Collins, The Moonstone. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1986. Wilkie Collins’s The Moonstone has been read as an archetypal piece of imperial propaganda, and yet it seems to lend itself to an alternate reading in which it represents a distinct challenge to the colonial mindset. The majority of the tale is set in England but the Indian location of the prologue and epilogue explicitly root The Moonstone within

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    Landforms • the European side is mostly flat plains • the Ural Mountain and several large rivers (Volga, Ob, Yenisey, Lena) run in a south-north direction • much of the Asian side (west of the Ural) is in the tundra zone • high mountain ranges along the Mongolian border and in the far east of the country Climate • the largest country in the world. • extreme temperate conditions: temperatures below freezing for several months, although it can get very hot in the summer • most of the ports

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    Imperial Oil ltd. Limited

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    History of the company Imperial Oil ltd. Limited (Esso) is a Canadian public corporation that produces crude oil and natural gas. Currently the headquarters are based out of Calgary, Alberta employing over 5000 people, with Exxon Mobil owning 69.6 percent of the company. Imperial Oil ltd. was previously located in Toronto and has recently moved all main facilities over to the Calgary, Alberta headquarters.1 Esso was incorporated in London, ON in 1880 and became a land mark in the development of

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    Comparing Imperial Presidency by Arthur Schlesinger and Presidental Power by Richard Neustadt In his book, The Imperial Presidency, Arthur Schlesinger recounts the rise of the presidency as it grew into the imperial, powerful position that it is today. His writing reflects a belief that the presidency is becoming too powerful and that very few people are making a real effort to stop it. He analyzes the back and forth struggle for power between Congress and the Presidency. Schlesinger breaks

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    notes, the Imperial Valley has changed significantly, not least because of the water diverted into it from the Colorado. The internationally renowned engineer George Chaffey formed the Imperial Land Company which undertook this extensive irrigation project that meant the valley could be settled. As well as the cities of Imperial and Calexico, the towns of Brawley and Heber were founded as a result of the early twentieth century development. Today, the recreation facilities close to Imperial transform

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    Shackleton, the Endurance and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition Introduction How Shackleton had planned his Expedition couldn’t have been any more different than how it turned out. Not only did he not cross the Antarctic continent nor did he reach the South Pole. Shackleton, from previous experiences could have expected that. The fact that he didn’t reach the South Pole was something else. The trans-Antarctic expedition making him famous because of his absolute failure was something he would

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    symbols in Japan; the Emperor and Confucianism have endured through Shogunates, restorations of imperial rule, and up to present day. The leaders of the Meiji Restoration used these traditions to gain control over Japan and further their goals of modernization. The Meiji leaders used the symbolism of the Emperor to add legitimacy to their government, by claiming that they were ruling under the "Imperial Will." They also used Confucianism to maintain order and force the Japanese people to passively

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