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Europe Essays

America before Columbus is a documentary on National Geographic that illustrates the pre-Columbus Americas. There is a large contrast between the information in this documentary and that which has been presented in the past about the history of America. Many history books show that the pre-Columbus Americas was an original...

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The North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the European Union (EU) are major world trading powers. The first difference between the EU and NAFTA is a different degree of economic integration. There are five levels of regional trade agreements. NAFTA has the first level of economic integration, free trade...

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The issue of colonization remains one which history repeatedly examines. One primary source which can be utilized in this topic is Bartolomé de las Casas. Bartolome de las Casas was a Sixteenth Century Dominican Friar who was involved with the indigenous peoples of the indigenous peoples of the Americas. He...

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The article “Remote European Ice Now Racing Into the Sea” by Becky Oskin discusses a serious environmental problem: the melting of the ice caps. Oskin describes an ice cap found near Norway; the ice cap is not nearly as large as the ice caps in Greenland. The article does explain...

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When a comparison is done between the EU countries and that of the US in the section of health status, there is a big difference in the manner in which such activities are carried out. In most EU nations, a chance for an individual to live a long and healthy...

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Germany is located in northern central Europe, bounded on the North Sea in the northwest and the Baltic Sea in the northeast. Germany's borders include Denmark, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland, Austria, Czech Republic, and Poland (CIA, 2014b). Germany has Europe's largest economy and the fifth largest in the world....

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There are many issues which humanity presently faces on a global scale. Economic downturn and recent developments in the rise of extremism in religions across the Middle East have left many countries in the Western world fearful of the future. As a result of this, a large increase in radical...

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The prime reason for the different developments in the Eastern and Western parts of Europe is in the opposite historical backgrounds aftermath the World War II. For the most part, Eastern European countries remained under the Iron Curtain and thus were prone to overwhelming Soviet propaganda of communism. Conversely, the...

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The following paper takes a close look at the effectiveness of training and employment subsidies for combatting European unemployment. For this purpose, an article by Kluve and Schmidt (2018) is addressed. In their work, the authors stress that training and employment subsidies can neither be deemed as completely effective or...

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The interaction between Europeans and native Americans spans decades that have yielded numerous pieces of literature in attempts to comprehend the relationship. In 1493, Columbus, a Spanish traveler wrote a letter to their King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella describing his discoveries with San Domingo’s Indians. Jacques Cartier wrote of her...

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Despite concepts of transparency and accountability in public budgets as well as internal controls, there continue to be many legitimate and quasi-legitimate ways to hide public debts, deficit and future commitments. Hidden public debts are not exclusive to Europe. Allegations and accusations of hidden debt have been levied in every...

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The Europe Debt Crisis defines some countries in Europe having way too much debt and at risk of not being capable of paying back the debt. To explain the crisis that began in 2007 one has to understand the principle cause. Introduction of the Euro allowed some Eurozone countries to...

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Germany today is one of the main global players that works to keep the world running peacefully in a collaborative manner. Angela Merkel, the Chancellor of Germany, is seen as one of the most stabilizing forces behind the world order and, perhaps more specifically, the European Union. However, Germany was...

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The European Union should take on a more significant role in Israeli-Palestinian conflict resolution. Introduction Problem statement: the World War II and the Holocaust left over six million Jewish people killed and many more injured. After the two unlikely events, more of the Jewish people wanted to own their country....

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Abstract The European Union companies have been characterized with employment discrimination in which employment positions is no longer based on qualification and merit but on racial background, religious beliefs and practices, nationality, marital status and colour. This has seen most of the immigrants stay jobless in Europe due to the...

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For the last half of the decade, the European Union has been on its knees reeling from negative and low growth of the economy that has resulted in the increased rate of unemployment. The turbulence has resulted in the partial splitting of the European states. The countries to the North...

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In his article “From Africa to Auschwitz: How German South West Africa Incubated Ideas and Methods Adopted and Developed by the Nazis in Eastern Europe”, Benjamin Madley makes the compelling argument that Nazi political ideas carried out in the 1930s and during World War Two were foreshadowed by German colonial...

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This literature review will examine the extent to which the European Union is either effective or non-effective in furthering women’s empowerment internally. The European Parliament reported in 2016 that the woman who is empowered possesses “a sense of self-worth. She can determine her own choices, and has access to opportunities...

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No political ideology is better than another. They are products of their time and traditions, each of them responding to the challenges their epoch presents, attempting to signal and solve particular issues that are context-specific. Under that interpretation, ideologies such as the communism, socialism’s offshoot, rose to preeminence due to...

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Polytheism is the belief in multiple gods and goddesses. It was widely practiced in Europe in ancient times, and much is known about the Roman and Greek beliefs in many gods, as well as Norse, Druid and other cultural systems. These beliefs were widespread throughout Europe prior to the coming...

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Chocolate is a luxury that rivals the most pleasurable things on Earth. In many cases, it is more desirable than fine wines, diamonds and caviar. For centuries, mankind has worshiped this naturally bitter mixture. The ancient Mayans and Aztecs grinded it and add spices to make a frothy drink. The...

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Introduction I. [Background] The need for cost-effective renewable source of energy has been widely mentioned as the priority for the investment and regional development. Currently, the European Commission aims to reach “a 40% cut in greenhouse gas emissions compared to 1990 levels” as well as reach “at least a 27%...

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Introduction Without a doubt, nationalism in the 19th century had a strong impact in many dimensions in Europe. The French Revolution was the first event of its kind that shaped the concept of modernism and led to the understanding of bringing nations together. Not only the ideology shaped by the French...

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Introduction The wearing of religious relics and symbols has brought about a ton of controversy in both socio-political and legal circles. The lawfulness or the legal nature of issuing bans on wearing of religious symbols has been immensely debated in different contexts. The question of who the ban is addressed...

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Feudalism was the dominant social system in Europe from the ninth to fifteenth centuries. Its origins can be traced to medieval France and the decentralization of the Carolingian Empires in particular. The most conservative definition of feudalism is an array of reciprocal military and legal agreements in which land is...

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