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To what extent will migration from the developing world to the developed world become a Social and Political Issue in the 21st century?

Introduction Traditionally, individuals relocated from their place of origin to other lands mostly to inhabit them. Now that globalization has come on the scene, people have been moving from emerging to industrialized countries. These voyages, have impacts both political and social effects (Messina, 2013) Social Impact A lot of times, immigrants journey to industrialized nations […]

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Sharing of wealth among wealthy nations and poor nations

Various nations around the world have recorded disparities in their economic strength. Wealthy nations are economically stable while the poor nations lack enough resources to cater for their citizens. Some individuals support the idea of wealth sharing while others argue that individual nations should handle their citizens’ welfare. However, poor nations lack enough resources to […]

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Arguments for and Against Keeping Animals in Zoos

Reasons for keeping animals in zoos The main reason given by different zoo advocates is that the office unites individuals and creatures shaping a radiant learning point. The individuals who visit zoos are taught to acknowledge creatures, and are required to treat creatures well wherever they go. This serves the set of all animals well. […]

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Should Retirement be Compulsory at the age of 65 years?

Many countries have their different ways of evaluating their employees. Basing on the country’s regulations and policies, some have set the age of 60 years while others set the age of 65 years as the retirement age for public servants. A good example is the Asian and European countries with the retirement ages as 60 […]

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Should Parents Be Allowed To Educate Their Children At Home?

In many advanced democracies, parents are allowed to educate their children at home. Parents are also competent enough to educate their children. Furthermore, research shows that structured homeschooling results in better academic performance. Therefore, I believe that parents should be allowed to educate their children at home. Parents have every legal right to decide what […]

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Is Life Better Today or When Technology Was Simpler?

Technology is what the modern society depends on. Suggestions by some people tends to show that life was better in the past when technology was more primitive. Nevertheless, I differ with such insinuations. My strong conviction is that invention in technology enhances the quality of life. There are numerous reasons why developing technology makes the […]

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What motivates terrorists and assassins?

Terrorism and assassinations are some of the problems in the modern world. While the influential and powerful are at the threat of assassinations, the public is at the threat of terrorism. Combined, these two issues are some of the most feared in the modern world. One of the major questions most people ask is what […]

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Should the same laws which prohibit the sale and consumption of heroin be applied to tobacco?

Millions of people around the world regularly smoke cigarettes. But research evidence shows that tobacco has adverse effects on health.  Additionally, tobacco endangers the environment and strains the economy. I think that tobacco needs to be regulated just like heroin. Tobacco-related fatalities exceed road accidents, HIV/Aids and suicide combined.  Center for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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The Crusades: salvation or exploitation

A crusade refers to campaigns by religious movements against various enemies of the church; the term refers to the medieval movements aimed at liberating the Holy Land from the Muslim. Medievalists are divided as to what the defining periods and characteristics of the Crusades really were. Many view the Crusades to the Holy Land, which […]

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Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism, one of the great religious teachings of the East, developed in Ancient Iran. Like his tribesmen, the Aryans of Ancient India, the Iranians, too, was at first deified the forces of nature. The sun that fights the winter cold and weight of snow on the mountains; with the dawn, scattering the night mists, of […]

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The battle of Waterloo

The battle of Waterloo on 18 June 1815 marked the end of the attempt escaped from the island of Elba Napoleon Bonaparte to regain the throne of France (the Hundred days of Napoleon). She put an end to his entire military and political career. Broken at Waterloo the Anglo-Prussian army, Napoleon was forced to abdicate […]

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The battle of Agincourt

The battle of Agincourt October 25, 1415 marked one of the most important turning points in the history of the hundred year’s war. A heavy defeat it almost cost the Valois dynasty to the French throne. Several followed the battle of Agincourt years he switched to English, and from obedience to them, France was saved […]

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The battle of the Marne (1914)

The German Schlieffen Plan (the war strategy on two fronts against Russia and France) provided the beginning of hostilities rapid roll through Belgium to Paris, a quick coverage of it from the West, take the city exit to the rear of the French forces and surrounded them. So the Germans had expected just a few […]

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Saint Bernard of Clairvaux

Saint Bernard of Clairvaux (1091 – 1153) came from noble Burgansky names, who had his family residence, the castle of Fontaine, near Dijon. His biography of his youth was connected with the Church. Mother Bernarda was a woman ascetic direction, wanted to be a nun, married against their will. Children inherited the austerity of the […]

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The Aachen Congress (1818)

The Congress of the Holy Alliance, held in the German city of Aachen with 18 (30) September 9 (21) November 1818. The three main Emperor of the Holy Alliance attended it: Russian Emperor Alexander I and Austrian Emperor Franz I and the Prussian king, Friedrich Wilhelm III. Authorized by Congress were the Russian – graphs […]

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Amerigo Vespucci

An Italian sailor by the name of which was called America. He was born March 9, 1451 in Florence, and died February 22, 1512 in Seville, Spain. Amerigo was educated and studied with his uncle Anthony Vespucci, a famous scientist. In 1490 he travelled as a merchant in Spain, where in Seville he enrolled in […]

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Alfred the Great

King of England, youngest son of king Aethelwulf, and Asbury; b. in 849 in Berkshire. His grandfather Egbert, king of Wessex, at the beginning of the IX century United all the small Anglo-Saxon kingdoms into one state — England. For 5-year-old boy Alfred was sent to Rome to be anointed by Pope Leo IV. A […]

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Allodium

Allodium (Allodium, alleu) – in feudal law form independent of land tenure. The word “allodium” is found in the barbaric truths in the form of alodis (Salic law, 59), where it means the inheritance by law (according to some, inheritance is exclusively movable). In the feudal era, in the XI – XIII centuries, the term […]

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Alaric I

The first king of the Visigoths; born. About 376 A. D. for lying in the mouth of the Danube island Pace and belonged to the family of Balts. After the death of Theodosius the Great in 395, who settled in the Roman Empire, the Visigoths chose as their king the 19-year-old Alaric, who during the […]

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