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How Successful Was Bismarck In Unifying The German State During The Period 1871 1890

How successful was Bismarck in unifying the German state during the period 1871 – 1890? It is argued that Bismarck was both successful and unsuccessful in unifying the German state. In the period of 1871 – 1890, Bismarck faced many factors that both hindered and helped in unification, such as...

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Catholic Social Teaching

Pacem in Terris is an encyclical issued by Pope John XXIII in 1963. It portrayed important ideas also expressed in the Second Vatican Council. There were some important events going on around the same time. The most prominent event was the erection of the Berlin Wall which took place two...

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Henry VIII And Protestantism In England

Before the reign of King Henry VIII in England, Catholicism was a very strong influence; The Roman Catholic Church was the center of the people’s loyalty and held firm control over their actions. However, the relations between England and the Catholic Church drastically shifted when Henry’s personal life began to...

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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man Religion And Its Effect On Stephen Dedalus

Religion is an important and recurring theme in James Joyce’s A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Through his experiences with religion, Stephen Dedalus both matures and progressively becomes more individualistic as he grows. Though reared in a Catholic school, several key events lead Stephen to throw off...

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