Animals In Ancient Mesopotamian Life

Animals were very important to the people of Ancient Mesopotamia. This essay takes a look at some of the different kinds of animals used by these peoples, and the ways in which they used them. Likely the first animal to be domesticated, in around 11,000 B.C., was the dog. Dogs descended from wolves, and were probably used for hunting wild animals. The Saluki, a lean sighthou...
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Stigma Toward the Mentally Disabled

Unbeknownst to the vast majority of people, stigma plays a role in the lives of every individual, determining their opportunities and future. Stigma, by definition, is a mark of incompetence that is associated with a particular category of people, that causes outsiders to assume they have superiority. Seemingly, this is a rare phenomenon that is only observed in rare cases, ...
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"The War to End All Wars"-Canada During WWII

John McCrae served from Canada during WWI wrote a poem in 1915 called “In Flanders Fields”. It was a famous piece that was about The Great War (which went from 1914 to 1918) from the perspective of a soldier. In Flanders Fields “In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing,...
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Problems with the War on Drugs

The United States Government’s methods of combatting drug use are entirely ineffective and need to be reformed.In order to come closer to solving these problems, a massive change in policy is needed soon. In order to see what caused the current issues with the American “War on Drugs” came from, a closer look into its creator is required. This infamous “War” can be traced al...
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The Cause of the Civil War

In the 1700 and 1800s, the U.S was prone to war.If our county wanted something, we fought to get it.We battled against Native Americans for land, against Great Britain for independence and freedom, and even against Mexico for land twenty years prior to the Civil War. But this time, instead of fighting against someone else, America fought against themselves. The North and the...
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Even Sad Things Are Important

Even sad things are important. Sometimes when a loved one passes away you seem to look at everything that you didn’t see when you weren’t sad. It’s not sadness it’s grief. In the tv show Greys Anatomy Meredith loses her husband and her friend starts dating the girl that couldn’t save her husband’s life.(derek)She knew it was the right thin...
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Chronicles of Narnia 3

Edmand betrayed his family because of three reasons. One, he did not like being treated so cruelly by his siblings and the Witch had been so kind to him. (Then again his siblings treating him so cruelly were in result of his own spite and foolishness.) Two, as the book mentioned, once one has a taste of enchanted food, you will crave more; he simply wanted more Turkish Deligh...
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Adultery or Able: What “A” Truly is

The Letter A could mean a lot of different things; like one, or a fragment of a sentence, or something out of the ordinary like Able, or even adultery. How do these coincide with one another? Adultery is something that is extremely bad, but if people live up to what they are, then maybe that “A” will turn into able? The real definition of the word A is nothing alike to what t...
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What is Romanticism?

What is romanticism? It would be rather difficult to imagine a time where freedom of expression in the arts was frowned upon. This is what life was like for artists before romanticism. Prior to the Romantic Era, an artist’s imagination was very limited. Romanticism was an artistic movement in the late 18th century that stressed the ideas of freedom of expression, emotio...
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Logical Causes of the Salem Witch Trials

In 17th century New England, people lived in constant fear of the Devil. As a result of this fear, innocent people were blamed for doing the work of the Devil as witches. Many people were brought into court, tried and then sometimes executed for not admitting to something they did not do. People who did confess to doing witchcraft however were often spared. They made their na...
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