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  • Natural Resources The Lands Of Guyana
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    Guyana Guyana is a country located on the northern coast of South America. It is bounded on the north by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by Suriname. On the south side Guyana is bordered by Brazil, and on the west side is Brazil and Venezuela. Guyana achieved its independence on May 26, 1966 when it broke away from Britain. Land and Resources Guyana has three different major geographical regions. These consist of belt of soil which ranges from five to forty miles, a dense forest area which ma...
  • Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
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    Bankim Chandra Chatterjee was one of the great novelists of nineteenth century Bengal. He was a literary pioneer and nationalist who had an exceptional ability to communicate with and arouse the masses. Bankim Chandra was born on 26th June 1838 in the village of Kathalpara, near Naihati, District 24 Parganas, West Bengal. He belonged to a distinguished family. Bankim was the yong est of three sons of Jadabchandra Chatterjee and Durga debi. His father was a Deputy Collector. Even as a child Banki...
  • Churchill's Great Strength As A War Leader
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    Winston S. Churchill, M.P. FIFTY years ago, the Second World War was approaching its crescendo. A million British and Commonwealth and a million American troops were preparing to hurl themselves across the English Channel to storm Hitler's Atlantic Wall and embark upon the noble task of liberating Europe from the scourge of the swastika. I am therefore especially delighted to be asked to address you on the role of my grandfather as a War Leader. Everyone has his or her favorite Churchill story, ...
  • Legal Base For British Indian Policy
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    From the period of early contact from 1534-1736 it was concluded that Indian religion was useless and therefor did not pose an impediment in the process of converting Indians to Christianity. The process of conversion included a period of persuasion and instruction followed by baptism. The French missions were successful in areas where there was permanent Aboriginal settlement. These efforts influenced all areas of social policy especially the belief that all Aboriginals should be converted to C...
  • Nation For The Mutiny
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    HOW SHOULD THE INDIAN MUTINY BE CHARACTERISED? SHOULD IT BE SEEN AS A POST PACIFICATION REVOLT, A NATIONALIST UPRISING, OR AS A WAR OF INDEPENDENCE? Any discussion on the reasons behind the Indian mutiny needs to be preceded by what the mutiny actually was. While mutinies and revolts were not uncommon in India at this time, they were usually largely uncoordinated. The mutiny of 1857 however, was different. Here was a major convergence of various strands of resistance, and an expansion of scale a...
  • Black British
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    From the readings and comprehensive media research we can conclude that the problem of racism exists in urban areas as well as in countryside. The teaching of racial relations and ethnicity is now considered to be an important part of the central curriculum in a wide variety of social sciences and humanities subjects. We come to a place in time when the issue should be resolved in a kind manner. The United States of America has, from the pre-colonial period, been viewed as an asylum for those pe...
  • Independent Nation And The American Revolution
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    What does the Sugar Act of 1764, the Stamp Act and Quartering Act of 1765; the Townsend Duties of 1767, the Boston Massacre, the Gaspee incident, and the Intolerable Acts have in common They were all reasons for Americans to declare their independence from Great Britain. Because of Great Brtain's inflexibility and ignorance in colonial affairs, Americans did not want to be ruled under Parliament. During the 1770's, American's national pride had increased rapidly, especially after the French and ...
  • 1925 Fort McHenry
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    Fort McHenry Fort McHenry was an American military installation built on a peninsula in Baltimore harbor in 1799. During the War of 1812 it was attack, September 13- 14, 1814 by a British fleet, an attack that inspired Francis Scott Key, a prisoner aboard a British ship, to write the "Star- Spangled Banner". Later, Fort McHenry was used as a storage depot and military prison, Fort McHenry was established as a national park in 1925. It was re-designated a national monument and historic shrine in ...
  • Non Intercourse Act
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    Chapter 11 Election of 1800-211,212- Jefferson won the election in a close tally. The Election of 1800 was revolutionary because of the peaceful and orderly transfer of power on the basis of an election whose results all parties accepted. 12th Amendment-211,212- Through a technicality in the 1800 election the presidential candidate and Burr, his vice presidential running mate received the same number of electoral votes for the presidency. Under the Constitution the tie could be broken only by th...
  • British Failure In The Suez Crisis
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    The Suez crisis preludes to 1948 when the United Nations established the State of Israel on a land claimed by both Jews and Arabs. During that time, Anthony Eden was the Prime Minister of Britain. Britain at that point had already dominated Egypt and stationed nearly 70, troops which led to a " constant tension between the 70,000 British and the Egyptians". (Childs, p. 64) Although Britain enjoyed the right to maintain defense forces in the Suez Canal Zone, Egyptian nationalists constantly deman...
  • Palestine British Mandate In Order For Britain
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    IB Extended Essay The Palestinian Powder-Keg: The Negative Impact of British Policy on Zionist Reform Movements in Palestine, 1917-1948 Abstract In the modern world, many contemporary historians view the conflict between the Arabs and Jews in Israel to be revolved around a theological clash; the classic battle between the hedonistic Muslim and the infidel Jew. Many people also think that the British provided the Jews their independence. However, both statements are highly erroneous. Theoreticall...

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