Samples "History"

History

For almost 2,000 years, the Jewish people have been a race without a home, frequently persecuted for their faith and allowed to settle in other lands only on the suffrage of whatever rulers allowed them to live there—a privilege that all too often was revoked without warning, a revocation that...

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Brazil being the fifth largest and fifth most populated in the world is divided is occupied by many people with various cultural backgrounds. The country is divided into an assortment of regions that are often used for political purposes but in real sense these regions are occupied by various communities...

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Life SummaryKing David is an important historical figure. King David was born in the year 907 B.C. and he eventually reigns as the king of Israel for nearly 40 years. He lived to be an old man, passing away at the age of 70, in the year, 837 B.C. David...

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Iran has been a center of controversy in the recent years. Particularly, the nation’s poor relations with the United States have dominated the international political arena. Apart from the United States, Iran is also not in good terms with its Gulf neighbors such as Saudi Arabia. The United States and...

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Globalization theories are a great help in interpreting the material culture represented by the Fayum portraits of first and second century Egypt. Rome integrated the cultures of the people it conquered into its own culture. This was a successful praxis for this world dominating civilization (Elsner 1998). In Fayum we...

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As a Greek historian and biographer, Plutarch wrote an impressive depiction of the Periclean public works. Having attained an Athenian education, he was well conversant with the area about which he was writing. According to him, the Periclean Public Works program not only granted massive pleasure to the Athenians, but...

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The 1925 Geneva Protocol, an international treaty, specifically disallowed the use of chemical and biological weapons in warfare. While there were other instances of violations of the treaty, by far the most high-profile is the case of the Iran-Iraq War, which lasted from 1980-1988. Partly because of the international reaction...

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It is possible to achieve design uniqueness and meaningfulness by delving far back into the history of mankind. What are our cultural roots and how are they expressed? When the answers to these questions inform our present efforts, extraordinary designs can be created. Symbols from nature are found on ancient...

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One of the most controversial social institutions in terms of both necessity and the proper management of the system is that of the prison system. Nearly every civilization that has been documented throughout history has had some form of a penal system out of necessity as the laws began to...

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