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Causes of Urban Growth

Causes of Urban Growth

Urbanization It is an increasing concentration of the population in cities and a transformation of land use and society to a metropolitan pattern of organization. At the beginning of the Industrial Revolution only 3% of the world population were living in cities. Now about 43% of the world’.....

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Decline of Egypt

Decline of Egypt

Decline of Egypt Defining the end point The civilization of ancient Egypt can be traced back in recognizable form to around 3000 BC. It was to endure for over three millennia and it is perhaps the most instantly recognizable of all ancient cultures today. The question of how it came to an end is .....

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Fall of Rome: Few Judgmental View

Fall of Rome: Few Judgmental View

Fall of Rome: Few Judgmental View Most of the theories said – The Barbarian attacks on Rome partially stemmed from a mass migration caused by the Huns’ invasion of Europe in the late fourth century. When these Eurasian warriors rampaged through northern Europe, they drove many German.....

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Globalization: Interaction and Integration

Globalization: Interaction and Integration

Globalization is a process of interaction and integration among the people, companies, and governments of different nations, a process driven by international trade and investment and aided by technology. This process has effects on the environment, on Culture, on political systems, on economic d.....

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Genocide of Rwanda

Genocide of Rwanda

Genocide of Rwanda Beginning on April 6, 1994, Hutus began slaughtering the Tutsis in the African country of Rwanda. As the brutal killings continued, the world stood idly by and watched the slaughter. Lasting 100 days, the Rwanda genocide left approximately 800,000 Tutsis and Hutu sympathizers .....

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Ancient Roman Republican Constitution

Ancient Roman Republican Constitution

The Roman Republican Constitution Introduction The Romans never had a written constitution, but their form of their government, especially from the time of the passage of the lex Hortensia (287 B.C.), roughly parallels the modern American division of executive, legislative, and judical branches, .....

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The Punic War

The Punic War

The Punic War: The Punic Wars were a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 BC to 146 BC. At the time, they were probably the largest wars that had ever taken place. First Punic War The Battle of Messina in Sicily in 264 BCE precipitated full-scale war between Rome and Ca.....

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Nuremberg War Crime Trials

Nuremberg War Crime Trials

Nuremberg War Crime Trials The Nuremberg trials were a series of trials held between 1945 and 1949 in which the Allies prosecuted German military leaders, political officials, industrialists, and financiers for crimes they had committed during world war ii. After the war, the Allies faced the tas.....

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What is the International Court of Justice?

What is the International Court of Justice?

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) regulates disputes concerning human issues that are not related to just one country (humanitarian law and war crimes) as well as international disputes about things like borders and pollution. The Court has two functions: To settle, in accordance with int.....

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Non-governmental Organizations

Non-governmental Organizations

Non-governmental Organizations Organization that operates independently from any form of government. is any non-profit, voluntary citizens’ group which is organized on a local, national or international level. Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest, NGOs perform a variety.....

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McCarthyism: Communist Infiltration of American Society

McCarthyism: Communist Infiltration of American Society

The term McCarthyism defined a period of U.S. history during the 1950s when there was intense concern about Communist infiltration of American society. It took its name from U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy, a Republican from Wisconsin, who was involved in accusing many people of being Communist or h.....

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Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity

Crimes Against Humanity: Atrocious acts outside and beyond the laws and customs of war (conflict) which in nature and/or scale violate all standards of reasons, dignity, and human nature. Ex: Genocide / Terrorism. Crimes against humanity are criminal acts that target a group of people based on th.....

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