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    still shares a monarchy with the United Kingdom and other countries including Canada and New Zealand. Australia has six states; News South Whales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania. Australia also has two territories; Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory. The ACT is were Parliament House is Located. Parliament

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    The Australian population has changed remarkably due to the immigration into Australia as well as the emgration from this country to other nations. A closer look at the data indicates that there were almost 5.5 million people, who came from 170 countries emigrated to Australia since 1945 (Wood, n.d.). The largest source of the immigrant population are the United Kingdom and Ireland; New Zealander immigrants ranked the second largest one (Wood, n.d.). Also, the international migrant population was

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    few weeks before taking possession of his new home. “We’re not going to look for any trouble, but we 're going to be prepared to protect ourselves if trouble arises." (Walter P.Reuther Library, Wayne State University) Dr. Sweet knew he entered a territory

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    Related Literature Literature available on waiting line management indicates that waiting in line or queue causes inconvenience to customers and economic costs to individuals and organizations. Hospitals, airline companies, banks, manufacturing firms etc., try to minimize the cost involved in waiting and the cost of providing service to their customers. Therefore, speed of service is very important and increasingly becoming a competitive parameter. It is very common for customers to overestimate

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    In ethology (the science of animal behavior), territory is the sociographical area that an animal of a particular species consistently defends against other members of its own species (or, occasionally, animals of other species). Animals that defend territories in this way are referred to as territorial. Territories are defended to protect resources. Some animals defend their territory by fighting invaders. Most animals use threatening behaviors, either through vocalizations, smells, or visual

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    Essay On Darwin Bombing

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    Introduction The Darwin bombings had a major and lasting effect on the Australian citizens, during World War 2. The Japanese attacked Darwin On February 19, 1942; Darwin was attacked by two Japanese air raids. None other than Mitsuo Fuchida orchestrated them; the commander who had 10 weeks earlier bombed Pearl Harbour. Overall, the attacks cost around 250 people their lives and injured between 300 and 400 military personnel and civilians. At what time did the bombs hit Darwin? On the 19 February

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    I did a lot of studying about the Massacre that happened at Mountain Meadows. I read an amazing book I would recommend to anyone wanting to know more and it is probably the most unbiased account of the events that occurred. This book is the Massacre at Mountain Meadows by Ronald W. Walker, Richard E. Turley Jr., and Glen M. Leonard and was mentioned in the internet articles I read as a great book for those who want to know more. I also read Blood of the Prophets, Brigham Young and the Massacre at

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    Literary Analysis The short story To Build a Fire by Jack London is a story showing the determination of a man's desire to survive and his traveling mate his dog. During the story the man seems unworried about the cold and the frost that began to come across his body as he was going on his hike, however the dog who doesn't understand dangour can slowly start to show signs that something is going to happen. As the story begins to progress the man starts going into small panics after realizing his

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    Jack London, an American novelist, wrote two short stories alike in style. “To Build a Fire” and “The Law of Life” have many similarities and differences. The two stories are closely related but have many different characteristics if taken a close look at. Jack London related the two stories by using similarities and differences mainly in the setting, characters, and theme. The setting in “To Build a Fire” is in the wilderness of the frozen Yukon Trail in Alaska during the harsh winter months.

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    Critical Discourse Analysis The term Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) is used interchangeably with Critical Linguistics (CL). Nonetheless, since not long ago it seems that CDA is preferred to speak of the theory formerly known as CL. CDA considers language a social practice (cf. Fairclough: 1989). This theory regards the social context in which the language is used as crucial. Critical Discourse Analysis directs much of its attention and dedicates a substantial amount of research to the relation

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    A Pheasant Hunter’s Defense The hard times of the Great Depression, exacerbated by the dust bowl drought, induced many South Dakotans to consider economic opportunities outside of their state. The advent of World War II ushered in favorable conditions for obtaining jobs and fulfilling dreams of financial security. However, the realization of those aspirations frequently required relocating to armament manufacturing centers. One such manufacturing center, the shipyards in and around Portland,

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    I Saw Ramallah Analysis

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    Introduction The novel as well as the short story proclaimed a literature of the oppressed that extended hope to those who have none. This can be seen in three key dimensions of the Palestinian novel. First, there is a beautification of the lost homeland of Palestine. Palestine is portrayed in literature as a paradise on earth. There is always a sense of nostalgia and belonging to the homeland. For example, the words of Mahmoud Darwish (1941-2008) express nostalgia for a past that every Palestinian

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    Shackleton's Endurance

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    The men and crew of the Endurance were a strange picking out of hundreds, if you ask me. A motley crew of twenty-seven men, a wide mix of artisans, scientists, and seamen. Their leader, Sir Ernest Shackleton, was the only man keeping them from death. It isn’t flattery when people say that without The Boss, it is very possible that not all of the men would have made it back to England alive. The lack of casualties is astounding. The Irishman was an explorer at heart, a man whose soul seemed to be

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    Aboriginal are the original natives of Australia. They are the Indigenous Australians that lived in Australia and its islands prior to colonization by the European. Aboriginal people are characteristically different culturally and ethnically from Tiwi people, Torres Strait Islander people, and Noongar people (O'Halloran, 2012). Australian Aboriginal people are recognized as one of the oldest existing cultures in the world with approximations ranging from 450,000 to 110,000 years (O'Halloran, 2012)

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    In the short story “To Build a Fire”, Jack London uses naturalism and determinism to develop the plot. Naturalism pits the protagonist against the harsh conditions of the natural world that cares so little for humans. Determinism in this short story expresses that all outcomes result from a predetermined fate that the protagonist is bound to. The unnamed protagonist needed to have specific skills to be able to survive in these harsh conditions, but this protagonist had too many weaknesses and not

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    The Revolutionary War     The American and French Revolutionary Wars impacted our society in many ways. They both have similarities and differences. In this paper comparisons and differences will be explained. Some famous documents that will be compared and differed is the American Constitution, Bill of Rights, and The Declaration of the Rights of Man.     The American Revolution started because of the tension with the british government and the American colonies. The Americans were under the rules

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    The Ngunnawal People have been living within the borders and surrounding mountains of the Australian Capital Territory for over 25,000 years. The way the Indigenous people used the land to live off was extremely efficient and sustainable. They had a bounty of knowledge about the land surrounding them, and over generations, devised resourced management skills to ensure maintenance of the animals and plants, and most importantly, the land in which provided these things. Aboriginal culture existed long

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    Australian people Australia is one of the most ethnically diverse societies in the world today. Almost one in four Australian residents were born outside of Australia and many more are first or second generation Australians, the children and grandchildren of recently arrived migrants and refugees. This wide variety of backgrounds, together with the culture of Indigenous Australians who have lived on the Australian continent for more than 50,000 years, have helped create a uniquely Australian identity

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    discrimination is one of the founding factors in the development of film. Cinema has been an incredibly ‘white’ source of communication since the beginning. From Native Americans to Indigenous Australians, each have been portrayed in the same way. Early cinema showed a lot of discrimination among dark skinned people with Australian cinema representing the minorities in films like Jedda, uncivilised and bitter springs as well as African Americans and native Americans represented in Hollywood films like the birth

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    Udari Munasinghe When you hear the words Australian identity, what images instantly pop up in your head? Is it the diversity, the landscape, the mate-ship, the beaches or perhaps it’s the stereotypical aussis’? Personally, I believe the Australian identity is what each individual interprets and envisions Australia to be. The Australian identity is really what you love about Australia! One way we can express ourselves and the love we have for our country, is of course by, you guessed it, poetry! Poetry

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