• Venezuela
    republic of Gran Colombia, gaining full independence in 1830). During the 19th century Venezuela suffered political turmoil and dictatorship, and it was dominated by regional caudillos (military strongmen) well into the 20th century. The country has had democratic governments since 1958; before that, like...
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  • History of Cricket
    children living in the Weald. It is generally believed that cricket survived as a children's game. Adult participation is unknown before the early 17th century. Possibly cricket was derived from bowls Derivation of the name of "cricket" A number of words are thought to be possible sources for the term...
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  • Peak Oil Historical causes
    and ongoing factors mentioned above, the industrial revolution, created a historical context in which peak oil crisis emerged. One example of how the industrial revolution led to peak oil crisis is because they began to be dependent on coal and developed new ways to mine it. When they created new ways to...
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  • French Revolution
    consisting of two poles and a blade with which a person is beheaded. It was named after Dr .Guillotine who invented it. b) Subsistence crisis Ans) the population of France rose from about 23 million in 1715 to 2 8million in 1789.This led to a rapid increase in the demand for food grains...
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  • French Revolution
    During the eighth century France had many issues that could’ve developed into a revolution. Throughout this time France was facing a collection of issues. At this time France was ruled by an inadequate and absolute monarch. Absolutism was becoming increasingly unpopular due to the enlightenment ideas...
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  • Salem Witch Trials
    In The Specter of Salem, Gretchen A. Adams studies the ways nineteenth-century Americans deployed the history of the Salem witchcraft trials to influence debates over national identity, the sectional crisis, and new religious movements. Adams situates her work within a wide range of historical and sociological...
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  • The Frech Revolution
    to increase taxes. The increase in population led to subsistence crisis. 3) Social Causes – The French society was divided into 3 estates. The clergy and nobility belonged to the upper class and the commoners belonged to the third estate. Peasants made up about 90% of the population. About 60% of...
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  • French Revolution and Causes
    gained importance in Europe during his time, the grandeur of his court, the extravagance in waging wars or in building palaces resulted in a financial crisis. The lack of freedom for the people made them political slaves to the monarchy. During the time of Louis- XV (1715-1774), the dictatorship continued...
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  • Rome Economic Crisis of 3rd Century Ad
    THE CRISIS OF THE 3rd CENTURY In A.D. 33 a major economic and financial crisis struck the City of Rome, capital of the Roman Empire. The crisis must have made a tremendous impression on the world at the time; otherwise, the three great historians of the period- Tacitus, Suetonius, and Dio- would not...
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  • Lessons from the Sub-Prime Crisis
    The impact of the current financial crisis cannot be overemphasized. Bear Sterns was sold to J.P. Morgan Chase at a huge discount, Merrill Lynch was bought over by Bank of America, Lehman Brothers has filed for bankruptcy protection, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley have converted into bank holding companies...
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  • In What Ways Was Emperor Diocletian the Renewer of the Roman Empire?
    AD 284 the precarious situation of the mid-third century came under control and the empire seemingly passed through a phase of recovery, consolidation and major social and administrative reform under the new Emperor ; arguably lasting until the seventh century in the East and AD 476 in the West . Indeed...
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  • Environmental Crisis
    Environmental Crisis "We Have An Environmental Crisis Because We Have A People Crisis - A Crisis of Population Growth, of Wasteful Consumption of Resources, and A Crisis of Apathy and Inaction." An environmental crisis is an emergency concerned with the place in which every human lives - the environment...
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  • China's Rebound from 1989 Crisis
    happened at Tiananmen Square. This crisis was one that nearly toppled China’s communist government, as they killed an estimated number of thousands of protestors that were majority students. The reason that the leadership of China was enabled to rebound from the crisis of 1989 and let them regain a sense...
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  • The Relationship Between the Popular Drive Towards Democracy and the Logic of the Development of a Capitalist
    morals of capitalism and their effects on the larger society and cultures as these have been described by the philosophers of the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries. Capitalism is a necessary but not sufficient condition of democracy under modern conditions. If capitalist economy is subjected to increasing degrees...
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  • Travel Brief - Australia
    first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. Captain James Cook took possession of the east coast in 1770, in name of Great Britain; all of Australia was claimed as British territory in 1829. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries; they federated and became the Commonwealth...
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  • In Spanish Its About the Incas
    history states that Indians immigrated to the central western sections of Cuba as early as 1000 B.C. By 1000 A.D. they had established the eastern third of Cuba. Over the 400 years, between 1050 and 1450, Taíno Indians migrated into and across the island, by the time Christopher Columbus made his way...
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  • National Security Policy with Iran
    The Iranian Crisis Revolved Around Containment Strategy Author: Rushpal Singh Date: 3-13-2012 TA: Michael Albert Professor: Dr. Sprecher Word Count: 2428 The United States of America is a very unique country due to it being founded upon a set of universal human principles. America’s...
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  • 17th century documents
    out the various dimensions of the 17th century crisis. Explain why some countries were more seriously affected by this crisis than others. Intro: There was, for several decades in the seventeenth century, a period of major economic and social recession, crisis and secular readjustment, which contrasts...
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  • Third World Debt
    Dr. Christopher Wylde Prepared by: Arnold Garibaldi Soewondo 107646 “All the Third World Debt Advanced by the Developed Countries should be Cancelled Immediately” Introduction In the late of twentieth century, the worldwide has spread with the political and economic liberalism. There is no...
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  • globalization
    Capitalism: • Globalization is not a new phenomenon. It began very early in the history of humanity. • The rise of European powers in the sixteenth century and the rise of capitalism constituted a significant globalization process. • The expansion of capitalism accelerated with the conquest of the Americas...
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