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How volcanoes have impacted the global climate

A volcanic eruption is said to have occurred when magma, ash or dust found in the earth’s crust find their way to the earth’s surface through an opening. The eruption affects the world’s climate negatively. It has a cooling effect, warming effect and produces green house gasses, dusts and chemicals to the environment in turn …

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Thorsten Botz-Bornstein: “What Does It Mean to Be Cool?”

The author attempted to define cool but just like others who came before him there is can never be no standard definition of cool because standards and rules are the anti-thesis of cool. Nevertheless, the author came close when he decided to be precise rather than to be accurate. Although there is no way to …

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WalMart and its Criticism

Introduction In recent years, Wal Mart has come under intense criticisms. Its major critics have been Christian groups and labor organizations in relation to the company’s practices. In the long run, the company has ended having bad public relations. This is a matter of concern to the management. As a matter of fact, there are …

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The Shunammite by Ines Arredondo

Introduction The title “The Shunammite” preempts the details of this particular short story because it is derived from the Bible in the book of 1 Kings 1:1-4. Here, King David had grown old and his years on earth had been long. He was constantly sick and always cold. His servants therefore decided to look for …

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Film History as Cultural Myth-Making

As one of the most effective historical films, Gallipoli directed by Peter Weir not only projects on the screen the historical representation of the landing of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) at Gallipoli on April 25th, 1915, but also represent one of the key heritage myths of Australian national identity. To begin …

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Breastfeeding

It has been proven from a study carried out by journal pediatrics that, in the event mothers’ breastfeed their newborns in the first six months approximately, 900 lives and billions of dollars could be saved. Similarly, it was determined that many deaths can be prevented through breastfeeding. The study evaluated 10 frequent illnesses that occur …

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The American Civil War

Differences between the Northern and Southern states of America triggered one of the most disastrous civil conflicts in American history. The height of the conflict was characterized by the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 (Draper 2). The Northern faction was majorly constituted of Union states while the Southern faction was comprised of the federation …

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Political Ideology of the Whig Party

The Whig Party was one of the political parties in the U.S. that was formed during the Jacksonian period of democracy that was from the early 1830s to the mid 1850s. The name Whig was chosen in honor of a group referred to as American Whigs formed in 1776 to fight for the country’s independence. …

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The Role of CBT in Managing Severe Depressant Patients

Depression is a common experience among most people who must put up with the demands placed on them by work, family and the society. However, unlike mild depression which many people overcome without seeking medical intervention, Fennell1 defines severe depression as a potentially fatal condition, which is characterised by hopelessness, suicidal thoughts, negative ruminations, poor …

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History to the 18th Century

The article “Spiritual life and the survival of Christianity” highlights comparisons and contrast in the 18th century and modern day Christian church. The history sheds light on the issue of secularism and how it has encroached on the church threatening its core. The relationship between secularism and the eighteenth century time is particularly important because …

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The Founding of the Roman Republic: Analysis of the Article: “The Founding of Rome”

The founding of Rome and the Roman republic has been explained by the use of many myths. The Romans hold different kinds of myths as to where they originated. Even though the history of the Romans is explained by myths, there is some evidence through historical records of the Romans’ leadership to support these myths. …

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World’s History

Chapter 1. The First Civilizations Although the species of homo sapiens had evolved by 400,000 BC, it was not until 8,000 that people started to settle in agricultural villages. Before that time, during the Paleolithic Age, the early humans were food gatherers. The opportunities of agriculture were discovered in the Neolithic Age, replying to the …

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