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    There are various kinds of democracy. In a direct democracy, all of the eligible voters gather to vote on laws and to make important decisions. The Athenians used this method of government. Another...

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    Over-cultivation takes place when farmland is excessively used to an extent where production falls because of soil exhaustion. Soil exhaustion occurs when the soil’s nutrients are so depleted...

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    The United States was able to dehumanize Germany during World War I. Germany thought it would win this war, and when Germany lost many people couldn’t believe that they had been defeated. The...

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    Let's start with the null hypothesis. A null hypothesis is a hypothesis that states there is no relationship between/among whatever is being tested. Generally speaking, the goal is to have a null...

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    The Indian subcontinent consists of present-day India, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, and Bangladesh. The northern part of this subcontinent is bordered by the rugged Himalayas, so that land is only...

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    Great question—and a difficult one to answer succinctly, as Tagore (1861-1941) was considered a polymath (a person who is an expert in many fields, not just one). For the sake of simplicity, let...

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    There were multiple parties working toward unity after the Civil War, and their understandings of what unity meant differed widely. President Lincoln worked under a somewhat forgiving plan, hoping...

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    DuBois describes double-consciousness as follows: After the Egyptian and Indian, the Greek and Roman, the Teuton and Mongolian, the Negro is a sort of seventh son, born with a veil, and gifted...

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    There are several advantages of social media. One advantage is that it puts an individual person in charge of what information to publicize. Before social media existed, a person had to hope that a...

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    The major environmental issue facing the City of Ember is the shortage of power. This is emphasized throughout the book. For example, on the Assignment Day, when the mayor gives a cliché on...

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    The use of opium first became widespread in China during the seventeenth century. Eventually, levels of addiction increased to such an extent that the Qing Emperor Yongzheng prohibited the sale and...

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    A national highway runs through a particular country, often across several states or provinces. An international highway runs through more than one country and runs across the border of at least...

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    Societies in developing countries have been divided in their response to globalization. Poor farmers from the global South have rejected some aspects of globalization, such as the export of heavily...

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    According to Dawn News, the major rivers of Pakistan originate from the Karakoram and Himalayan ranges. This system consists of five rivers that mostly go through the province of Punjab, thus...

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    The role of the state for Machiavelli is conceived primarily in terms of national defense. This is not surprising when one considers his fundamentally cynical view of human nature, especially in...

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    There is a difference between social policy and social welfare policy. A reference to social policy includes both the goals of collective responsibilities and the services that are needed to carry...

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    The taiga biome is also known as the boreal, snow, or coniferous forest. It covers subarctic lands, extending across most of upper North America and Eurasia. The tundra borders it to the north...

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    Collective conscience refers to a set of shared beliefs and attitudes within a larger group, such as a society or nation. The term "collective" signifies the larger whole. Conscience refers to the...

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    Schools act as an agent of socialization through the hidden curriculum. According to sociologists, the hidden curriculum is an unintended result of education. It is the process by which the norms...

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    According to NASA, there exists approximately 200 Billion stars or more, the Sun being one of them. Since the question focuses not only on the number of stars in the galaxy but the number of...

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    The United Nations takes several approaches to maintaining and peace and security. The United Nations Security Council, one of the main segments of the UN, is the primary branch responsible for...

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    It depends on the culture and the religion, but historically religion has played a significant role in cultural change. Religion is best defined as an ideology that has a supernatural worldview...

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    One of the main advantages of a corporation is that the shareholders are protected by the principle of limited liability. The owners or shareholders are only liable for amounts not exceeding their...

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    When considering whether Facebook is a boon or a curse, it helps to consider how the social media space fits in today's society. Facebook may be considered a boon for marketers, as they have the...

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    There are various factors that influence political development in a country. For the purposes of this answer, we'll identify the goal of political development as growth toward a more democratic...

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    Triangular trade is a phrase that is used by historians to explain the eighteenth century trade pattern that occurred between the Americas, Africa, and England. What was traded were natural...

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    The sources of power that enable the poor to defend their land are a sense of community and strong faith. The sense of community helps each member of the poor community survive, as other members...

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    Throughout human history, people have been migrating for many reasons: economic, social, political, environmental, or else. Unarguably, people who have moved to a new environment must learn to...

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    There are various reasons why we need to have a government. One reason is that a government provides order within a society. Without a government, there might not be laws. People would feel they...

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    When World War I began, the United States remained neutral. There are various reasons for why the United States remained neutral. One reason was that there were many Americans who came from...

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    Baudrillard's simulation argument focuses on the role of maps and models in our lives and how these have become paramount to our perceptions of reality. Basically, Baudrillard is saying that we...

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    The following are some of the positive effects of globalization on Nepal: Modernization of the economy by revolutionizing it into an open service-based one as opposed to an entirely agricultural...

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    Mercantilism essentially was a zero-sum gain mentality towards economics. Basically, this meant that there was only so much gold to go around, so countries were constantly involved in a game of...

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    I will certainly agree that politics do seem to occupy everything we do today. Every time you turn on the TV or read something online, it seems to have a political angle. I remember when I was...

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    Social media has evolved from a frivolous spare-time activity to an integral part of modern life. We use social media sites to do business, to find news about world events, to talk about vital...

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    The invention of agriculture was arguably the most important invention in human history in terms of its impact on societal growth. Prior to agriculture, humans practiced horticulture, or simple...

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    If we use the Oxford English Dictionary's definition of capitalism: "An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather...

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    You may be referring to ideologies such as capitalism and communism. Capitalism has changed significantly since its conception in the late 1700s with Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations. For...

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    In the state of nature described by Hobbes, there are no laws and no rules. But human nature, being what it is, is pretty much the same in everyone. And as human nature, for Hobbes, is...

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    Unilinear Cultural Evolution Theory, popular through the nineteenth century, is the idea that all societies progress along the same general timeline: cultures start off as primitive groups (nomadic...

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    Here are two speeches advocating pacifism and nonviolence: On Mind and Thought, by J. Krishnamurti, and the Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech, by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In On Mind and...

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    On June 10, 1963, President Kennedy gave a commencement speech at American University that has been called the "Peace Now" speech (see the link below for the full text of the speech). In his...

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    Isabella II was Queen of Spain from 1833 to 1868, when she was deposed. At the time she acceded to the throne, the old Salic law was still thought by many in Spain to be the best way to determine...

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    The English settlers arrived on the west bank of the James River in Virginia on May 14th, 1607. The approximately 100 settlers were members of a joint venture called The Virginia Company and named...

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    I would be happy to provide a couple of examples. Bear in mind, of course, that these are my examples—you will have to come up with your own to complete the assignment! However, I hope that the...

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    Whether you are arguing for or against immigration, your starting point should always be facts. You might begin by thinking about the history of immigration into Texas. The original inhabitants of...

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    As the question says, "we want to think that demand and supply controls prices when the cost of crude oil is set by the same economic conditions that determine the price of gas." This would make...

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    Arendt contends that when totalitarianism takes over a country, it uses indoctrination and terror rather than propaganda to maintain control. Propaganda is then aimed at foreign governments and...

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    The Atlantic slave trade began in the 1400s. The Portuguese moved away from searching for gold in order to trade slaves. The slave trade grew as time passed. As Europeans expanded their...

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    Slavery is an ancient practice that continues to this day in many forms, including slavery as it is understood in the context of pre-Civil War America, sex trafficking involving children and adult...

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