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The Count of Monte Cristo

A very powerful book. So powerful in fact, that was controversial when it was first released. The Catholic church in France condemned it because of its powerful message it presented the reader. This theme was one of revenge and vengeance. Monte Cristo had two goals- to reward those who were kind to him and his…

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Prison

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Manor Farm

George Orwell’s Animal Farm is a political satire of a totalitarian society ruled by a mighty dictatorship, in all probability an allegory for the events surrounding the Russian Revolution of 1917. The animals of “Manor Farm” overthrow their human master after a long history of mistreatment. Led by the pigs, the farm animals continue to…

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Napoleon,

Politics

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Interesting Facts About Chocolate

The botanical name of the plant from which chocolate is produced is Theobramba cacao, which in Latin means “food of the gods”; The earliest registered use of chocolate is attributed to the tribes of southern Mexico (100 BC), they made from cocoa beans a chocolate drink; People use cocoa beans to produce chocolate. Cocoa pods…

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The French Revolutinary Wars

.. ssure to show its zeal against France’s enemies and consequently ordered a premature military offensive, led by General Barthelemy-Catherine Joubert, in northern Italy. He explains the humiliating French loss at the battle of Novi (15 August 1799) in terms of Joubert’s ill-timed initiative, determined more by domestic politics than military considerations.. (pp. 251-2). Indeed,…

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Joseph Haydn

.. rote specially for the occasion. In 1764 Prince Nicholas wanted to build a new palace, with extravagant gardens much like those of the Palace of Versailles. The construction immediately went underway and in 1768 after completion of the Music House, Haydn and the musicians moved in. Once everything was settled, Haydn became very busy….

Culture,

Music

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Federalists Party

Federalists Party Seldom in the nation’s history has there been a period so extraordinary in accomplishment as the first decade under the Constitution… This paper is going to be a step by step evaluation of arguably the most important decade in American History. The time period covered in this paper is 1789-1801. These are the…

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Monroe Doctrine

Monroe Doctrine The Monroe Doctrine can be considered as the United States first major declaration to the world as a fairly new nation. The Monroe Doctrine was a statement of United States policy on the activity and rights of powers in the Western Hemisphere during the early to mid 1800s. The doctrine established the United…

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Heliocentric Model vs The Church

The Heliocentric Theory vs. The Catholic Church We view the world today as the Earth and planets revolving around the Sun. Naturally, this always wasn’t the case. Aristotle created a model in which since God created the Earth and man, therefore everything should revolve around us, creating a geocentric model of the known universe. This…

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Battle Of San Jacinto

.. lamo, and so had his brother-in-law, Thomas J. Jackson. Curtis clubbed his rifle and went tearing through the gap in the breastworks, breaking skulls to right and left. Colonel John Wharton tried to stop the slaughter. He saw Jimmie Curtis threatening a Mexican officer with a Bowie knife(Hoyt )158. The colonel hoisted a Mexican…

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To Flee or Not to Flee?

The greatest shame for any man is to receive a harangue by comrades calling him/her a coward. In The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, this is exactly what the main character, Henry Fleming, does his best to defer. One of Henrys serious moral dilemmas was that he fled from a battle during the…

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