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The Yakama Indians

I have always felt close to the Yakama Indians. My grandma even said she thought I could have been part of their tribe when the doctor placed me into my mother’s arms the day I was born. I was born in Yakima, Washington on November 29, 1983. Before I turned...

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Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad was a network of secret escape routes and safe houses that African slaves in the United States used to escape from the south to free states such as Minnesota and Ohio, or as far north as Canada and they also provided protection and transportation fleeing to freedom....

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Salem Witch Trials Of 1692

In colonial Massachusetts, between February of 1692 and May of 1963, over one hundred and fifty people were arrested and imprisoned for the capital felony of witchcraft. The witch trials occurred in the main towns of Essex County, Massachusetts, which included Salem Village, Ipswich, Andover and Salem Town. Accusations of...

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

Life and death are opposing forces of nature that one can not escape. In the poem, Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, the poet uses nature’s forces to represent procreation, which is the giving of life and destruction, which is the dealing of death. The poet expresses through out the...

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William Wordsworth The Arthurian Legend

The Arthurian Legend The legend of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table is the most powerful and enduring in the western world. King Arthur, Guinevere, and Sir Lancelot did not really exist, but their names conjure up a romantic image of gallant knights in shining armour, elegant...

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What Is History

The word history comes from Greek ἱστορία (istoria), from the Proto-Indo-European *wid-tor-, from the root *weid-, “to know, to see”. This root is also present in the English word wit, in the Latin words vision and video, in the Sanskrit word veda, and in the Slavic word videti and vedati,...

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Archaeology Of Ancient Egypt

World of Antiquity Egyptian Archaeology Paper Archeology is defined as the study of past cultures and extinct ways of life. In real terms this translates into exploring both above and below the surface of our earth to find what came before us. This is important for several factors, mainly that...

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Sir Gawain And The Green Knight Nature Vs Civilization

Nature vs. Civilization In the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, basic and natural urges are subliminated into sophisticated courtship or chivalry. The thematic concern that is raised by Gawain’s quest is the relationship between a civilized social group and nature or the wilderness. Through the description of naturalistic...

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Queen Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut was the first female ruler who ever ruled in all the history of the world. She was the most remarkable women that influenced history as a whole as well as Egypt itself. She was the first female pharaoh who ever ruled Egypt. Hatshepsut came to be by her parents...

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