The Rationale Behind the President’s Chosen to be Depicted at Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore used a combination of dynamiting and jackhammering. It was the largest sculpture of its time. From left to right, George Washington was chosen as the father of the U.S., Thomas Jefferson as the father of U.S. law, Abraham Lincoln as the father of equality for all U.S. citizens, and Theodore Roosevelt who made the U.S. a world power

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The Four Ancient Greek Concepts of Love

The Ancient Greeks had 4 terms for love. The first term, “philia” (pronounced “feel-ee-ah”), refers to “affection which grows from friendship”. The second term, “storgē” (pronounced “stor-gay”), refers to the “kind of love one has for a grandparent or sibling”. The third term, “érōs” (pronounced “air-ohs”), refers to “romantic love, the uncontrollable urge to say “I love you” to another person”. The fourth and final term, “agápē” (pronounced “ah-gah-pay”), refers to “steadfast love as an action, the kind of love to take care of a partner in their elder years as they decline further and further”

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*The Great Migration saw astonishing waves of African Americans moving from rural areas into cities, leaving the south toward the industrial north and west, from the early 20th century until the late 1970’s. Pittsburgh, United States of America, Detroit, United States of America, New York City, United States of America, and Chicago, United States of America even venturing as far west as Los Angeles, United States of America. The 19th century and before was an awful period in the US for African A...


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*Northern Italy was by far the wealthiest part of Italy and 500 years ago, it was one of the most powerful and wealthy regions in all of Europe, with highly productive agricultural lands and well established commercial links across the world. The north of Italy is where most trade has taken place throughout Italy’s history with a lot of that being related to plants, particularly during the 16th and 17th centuries. The influences which helped define Italian gardens in the north were quiet differe...


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Johann Strauss I (pronounced “yo-han strou-ss”) and Joseph Launer (pronounced “yo-sef lau-ner”) were superstars of their era, idolized by the Public at large and great composers like Richard Wagner (pronounced “vog-nurr”). Wagner once said, “the waltz is more intoxicating than alcohol”. The waltz permitted physical touch in Public which had not been socially acceptable until the development of the waltz. This new form of dance was considered scandalous by the older generations who had not grown ...


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During the 1950’s, burlesque dancers in Las Vegas, United States of America were required to wear pasties over the nipple portion of their breasts and full sized underwear. Performed also were not allowed to touch their bodies profusely, so they would simulate this action by hovering their hands a few inches above their skin as they performed their routine. Dancers had to have routines before being accepted to dance on stage, a process which normally took 3 months of work. Some burlesque studios...


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In 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria heeded a call to the world for fellow Islamic sympathizers to join their case. Close to 100 Canadians joined, with at least 20 being from Montreal, Canada. Members of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria have fooled the loved ones of those who have joined the organization. by acting as though they want to come home and need money to do so. Desperate family and friends have sent money unknowingly finding terrorism under the guise that it would bring the...


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The University of Cambridge holds works performed with the American Society for Psychical Research, the oldest scientific body devoted to the study of paranormal phenomena, established in 1882 by a group of academics and mediums. The people associated with this project are quite illustrious, Nobel laureates like Madame Marie Currie and husband Pierre Curie, as well as notable academics like Charles Richet, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Mark Twain, and William James among others. Psychical mediumship i...


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Organizing a collective which demands better conditions (eg. equal pay for women) can be broken down into 4 constituents which include engaging those who are effected, defining and simplifying issues, creating a meeting space, and action in the form of campaigns which can be won and claimed Publicly. 12,000,000 (12 million) women entered the US workforce between 1970 - 1980. The 1935 National Labor Relations Act dictates that if a union is formed, a company is mandated by law to negotiate contra...


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