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Biografia ingles de un famoso

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Brad Pitt was born in 1963 in Oklahoma and raised in Springfield, Missouri. His mother's name is Jane Etta Hillhouse. His father, William (Bill) Pitt, worked in management at a trucking firm in Springfield. He has a younger brother, Douglas (Doug) Pitt and a younger sister Julie Neal Pitt. At Kickapoo High School, Pitt was involved in sports, debating, student government and school musicals. Pitt attended the University of Missouri, where he majored in journalism with a focus on advertising. He occasionally acted in fraternity shows. He left college two credits short of graduating to move to California. Before he became successful at acting, Pitt supported himself by driving strippers in limos, moving refrigerators and dressing as a giant chicken... Continue reading "Biografia ingles de un famoso" »

Absolutism vs liberalism

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2 -) Absolutism Liberalism VS.
A) Restoration of absolutism.
In 1814 Fernando VII returned to Spain and the Liberals try to sign the constitution but with the support of absolutist church and the nobles gave a coup to restore the former regime and annulled the constitution and there was a strong repression towards the liberal.
B) Liberal Triennium (1820-1823).
In 1820 Colonel irrigation made a statement (which makes a speech against the military government and that if he wins just him) that successfully forced the king to sign the constitution restored the cuts and reforms restored Cadiz.
The king appealed to the Holy Alliance and in 1823 an army of mercenaries he restored to his throne.
C) bankruptcy of Absolutism (1823-1833).
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Redaccion de ingles

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In my opinion the television is a medium of communication genial.The television is one of the most important inventions in history and it has evolved quickly. The TV has important characteristics, for example:
The TV offers environmental programs and broadcast many educational programs for children, for example english cartoons. We can know the wearer in other countries and we can watch movies at times boring. We can also hear the views of politicians of our country and elsewhere and their proposals. Educational television can be a powerful teaching tool.
Moreover, the television also has some drawbacks, for example, it's excessive use. Some programs are beyond the scope of education for our future children: violent and pornography. Many... Continue reading "Redaccion de ingles" »

Alexander the Great, of Mery Renault

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The Lady Mary Challans (1905-1983). She studied nursing at the University of Oxford, a profession he held during the Second World War. After the war he settled in South Africa, where he began his literary career in 1956. His first novel, set in ancient Greece, brought him international fame, both for its style and care for the accuracy of historical data. He was especially interested in the fascinating personality of Alexander the Great, who was able to recreate with great skill in four novels, three of which (Fire in Paradise, The Persian Boy and Funeral Games) are a great trilogy on the history and legend Macedonian king and complete the fascinating approach to his personality that the author held in Alexander the Great.

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Whist page 4

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  1. What new causes of military technology were used in WWI?

A: Chemical warfare, tanks, airplanes, machine guns…

  1. What were the results of this new military technology in WWI?

A: Massive casualty rates after every battle

  1. What were the reasons that the US finally entered WWI?

A: German unrestricted submarine warfare and the Zimmerman Note which gave evidence that Germany was trying to bring Mexico into the war

  1. Why did the US refuse to join the League of Nations?

A: Isolationists had taken over and they wanted no US involvement in future military conflicts

  1. Which of Wilson’s Fourteen Points contributed to the creation of the Mandate System?

A: The Mandate system was created after WWI when colonial claims were impartially adjusted after Germany and the

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Whist page 5

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  1. What negative affects did the Industrial Revolution create?

A: wretched conditions in factories, breakdown of families, oppression by the capitalists, alcoholism, suicide

  1. What do the works of Nicolaus Copernicus, Galileo Galilei, and Sir Isaac Newton have in common?

A: they all used the scientific method to solve problems

  1. Which poem was used to justify Imperialism?

A: the poem The White Man’s Burden by Rudyard Kipling led people to believe white people should help the other people in the world to be like them.

  1. What economic motivation was behind European imperialism?

A: the belief that colonies brought great wealth to the mother nation

  1. What factors caused the British to colonize certain regions of the world?

A: territories abundant in valuable raw

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Page 6 whist

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79 suppression of opposition

80.fascism

81. Winston Churchill

82.giving in to demands by another power

83. Munich Conference

84.over production of consumer goods, inadequate safeguards for banking, misguided government policies, over-speculation in the stock market

85.the Great Depression

86.mass genocide of people considered inferior by the Nazis

87.the Holocaust

88.when Germany invaded Poland

89. German troops invade Poland, Adolf Hitler becomes chancellor of Germany, The Treaty of Versailles is signed – Treaty of Versailles, Hitler becomes chancellor, Nazi invasion of Poland

90.the League of Nations

91.The atomic bombs prevented actual fighting since both sides had the weapons.

92.The development of effective means of international cooperation

 

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Page 1 whist

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1.Limited monarchy

2.Parliament claimed that the king (King Charles I at the time) should not introduce new taxes in any form without its consent.

3.They believed they had the right from God to rule

4.Permitted a person to challenge the legality of his or her imprisonment before a court that ordered the person to appear before it at a designated time

5.Religious freedom, right to assemble, right to speak freely

6.Spain’s

7.Separation of Powers

8.America cut ties with a distant monarch; The French overthrew their local monarch

9.Enlightenment Ideas

10.The ruler is also the religious leader

11.William Blackstone

12.John Locke and other thinkers concluded that the purpose of government was to protect the rights of its citizens

13.Each established a system

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Whist 3

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  1. 29.What issue led to the Magna Carta and establishment of Parliament?

How to end taxation without representation; abuse of power

  1. 30.What was the Magna Cart and why was it important to the development of democracy?

A document limiting the power of the monarch and important to the development of democracy

  1. 31.What are the characteristics of Gothic architecture?

Flying buttresses, vast open spaces, stained glass, pointed arches reaching toward the heavens

  1. 32.Who was Thomas Aquinas and what were his beliefs?

Political philosopher; best known for writing Summa Theologica; believed an unjust law was not a law

  1. 33.When was the Magna Carta signed and who was forced to sign it? 1215, King John
  2. 34.How were people persuaded to join Crusades?

For glory, promise of

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31. When the US did not join the LON, the League’s ability to deal with military conflicts was weakened.

32. Japan invaded Manchuria and Eastern China; Italy invaded Ethiopia and Albania;  Germany occupied the Rhineland, Austria, the Sudetenland and Poland which leads to WWII.

33. the factory system gave poor people jobs so that they and their families would not starve

34. the industrial revolution changed life significantly worldwide

35.wretched conditions in factories, breakdown of families, oppression by the capitalists, alcoholism, suicide

36. they all used the scientific method to solve problems

37. the poem The White Man’s Burden by Rudyard Kipling led people to believe white people should help the other people in the world to be like

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