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A Comparison of Culture between Chesapeake and New England Colonies
Although both the Chesapeake and New England colonies were both rooted from England they ended up being substantially different. New England was rooted in religious freedom and education while the Chesapeake colonies were rooted in the idea of collecting wealth. New England had a very pure and simple lifestyle while as the...
Somas, a Democratic and Monothesitic Sanctuary Island for the Shipwrecked and Exiled in the Southern Coast of Australia
In the early 1200s A.D., there was an island country that served as a sanctuary for the shipwrecked and the exiled. It was created entirely from shipwrecked people and the people exiled from other countries, such as Oceania. The country is located off the southern coast of Australia, set in modern day Tasmania. The country...
The Impact of Western Civilizations on the Native Culture in Africa
Since the late days of the slave trade era, Western cultures have played an influential role in the development of Africa. While generations of native Africans have upheld their own cultures, these cultures have changed over time. Throughout a significant portion of the twentieth century. Much of Africa was colonized by Bri...
A Biography of Mahatma Gandhi, a Major Leader in the Indian Independence Movement
Mahatma Gandhi was born on October 2nd 1869 and assassinated on January 30th 1948 at the age of seventy eight. Gandhi was a major leader in the Indian Independence Movement and is now considered an unofficial founding father of India. Gandhi was also known for his influences in the Hindu and Jain religions. Gandhi is still...
The Idea of Representation in Cultural Exchange
“All knowledge that is about human society, and not about the natural world, is historical knowledge, and therefore rests upon judgment and interpretation. This is not to say that facts or data are nonexistent, but that facts get their importance from what is made of them in interpretation.” ~ Edward W. Said Introduct...
An Analysis of the Attempted Coup in Turkey
“Heroes who shed their blood and lost their lives! You are now lying in the soil of a friendly country. Therefore rest in peace. There is no difference between the Johnnies and Mehmets to us where they lie side by side here in this country of ours. You, the mothers, who sent their sons from far away countries, wipe away you...
The Degradation of the Hawaiian Culture during the European Invasion
The Absent Dowry: Tales of Consent Our world is spilling over with different religions and cultures though some gain more notoriety then others. Hawaiian culture has been degrading since it was invaded by Europeans beginning in the seventeenth century. (“Hawaii’s History”) Ever since the native population has been rapidly...
The Influence of Developments in Vietnam on the Cold War Between 1954 and 1968
In what ways did developments in Vietnam affect the Cold War between 1954 and 1968? The Cold War was a battle based on differences in ideologies between the East and West; Communism and Capitalism. The Vietnam War was a battle based on similar problems and played a significant role in the starting of the Cold War. Until th...
The Cold War and Ideological Differences Between the East and the West
The Cold War was majorly if not entirely based on long term ideological differences between the countries in the East and the countries in the West. In this particular context the east can be defined as the USSR, Latin America, and Asia. The west can be defined as the USA, Britain, and France. The main ideological differenc...
A Study of the Similarities and Differences of Genocides According to Gregory Stanton's Eight Stage Theory
Genocide, or ethnic cleansing, is the targeted mass killing of a group of people based on an ethnicity, race, sexuality, or national group. Genocide can also be imposed plans to prevent increased birth rates (population control), the transfer of children from one place to another, or any for of mental harm caused to a large...