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  • Time Period Before The Plague Europe
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    During the late Middle Ages there were many progresses made such as many new inventions and art and literate was at a peak. With these very important improvements of the late middle ages there was a problem that nothing could be compared to, the black death. During this time period the Black Death was a major factor in Europe from when it swept threw from 1300 to 1450. Many people said it was the end of the world because of the plague's effects on the European people and Europe in general. The p...
  • Radioactive Zone Areas
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    Chernobyl 10 years later On April 26th, 1986 the World's worst nuclear power accident occurred at Chernobyl in the former USSR (now Ukraine). The Chernobyl nuclear power plant located 80 miles north of Kiev had 4 reactors and while testing reactor number 4 numerous safety procedures were disregarded. At 1: 23 am the chain reaction in the reactor became out of control creating explosions and a fireball that blew off the reactor's heavy steel and concrete lid. Radioactive debris spewed to a height...
  • Popular Festivals In Early Modern Europe
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    'What were the functions of popular festivals, etc. in Early Modern Europe? And why did the authorities, civil and ecclesiastical seek to control or suppress them?' In Early Modern Europe festivals were the setting for heroes and their stories, to be celebrated by the populace. They posed a change from their everyday life. In those days people lived in remembrance of one festival and in expectancy of the next. Different kinds of festivals were celebrated in different ways. There were festivals t...
  • Rule Of Benedict Monks
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    THE EUROPEAN POST Islam In Europe Pg 188 Islam the religion that the Franks and the other Germanic people brought to Europe. It started in the west of Europe. The powerful force began spreading through the middle east and the Mediterranean world. Islam came from Arabia in 632. People that believe in Islam are called muslims. The Christians in Europe began to worry because the muslim army began to win victories in the mediterranean world. They overran Christian kingdoms in North Africa and Spain....
  • Refugees And Poor People
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    Morocco's slum swarm with desperate African refugees risking their lives to go to Europe. The human smugglers are their rescuers - because all legal roads to the European Union end blind. In this essay I will look in the situation on the Straight of Gibraltar and see how the smugglers work. This summer I went from Tangier, a harbor city in the north of Morocco, to Ceuta, crossing the border from Morocco into Spain. The control was extremely tight and it took a very long time to get permission to...
  • Very Tumultuous Period Of History
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    Intro to European History 1-11-98 Factors Affecting Life In The Fourteenth Century By all accounts, humanity was faring pretty well in the period from the eleventh century to the thirteenth. The population was steadily increasing due to better farming methods that better feed the people in Europe at this time. Significant social and political changes proved to be making life more stable, and there were many advances being made in the intellectual community. This stability, however, was upset by ...
  • Sudden Outbreak Of The Spanish Influenza
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    Philadelphia people wearing the Required gauze masks when Public. Gazette Spanish Influenza Epidemic There is a sudden outbreak of the Spanish influenza here in the States. This sudden outbreak is said to be caused by vaccinations given to the soldiers over in Europe. In fact there is newly released fact that an estimated amount of 43,000 American soldiers over in Europe. This flu started in Spain, then spread like wild fire across Europe, the Mideast, and Asia. There are many symptoms to the Sp...
  • Jungles Of Africa And Europe
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    In literature, contrasting places are used by certain authors as a way of representing opposed forces or ideas that are central to the meaning of the work. We see this used in Heart Of Darkness by Joseph Conrad as he applies the jungles of Africa, and Europe to develop the concept of "civilization" and "the heart of darkness" respectively. Conrad is attempting to explain how even the most cultured individual can face a decision of morality and ethics when put in a questioning situation like Kurt...

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