Strait of Gibraltar Essays

  • Essay On Ocean Currents

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    Ocean currents and wind currents are a huge part of the systems on earth. They have global impact on our environment and on mankind. There are many currents which all have their own characteristics and effects on different parts of the world. One of the world’s major ocean currents is the Kuroshio Current, a north-eastward flowing current, which flows along Japan and eventually merges with the easterly drift of the north pacific. The current transports warm, tropical water towards the polar region

  • Informative Essay On Atlantis

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    archaeologists to help us find where the Pillars of Hercules are (so we can have an idea of where Atlantis might be), we finally got an answer and most of the archaeologists agreed on an location. They said that the Pillars of Hercules are between Gibraltar, Spain and Jebel Musa, Morocco. Plato said in his dialogue that Atlantis lied beyond the pillars of Hercules and in the Atlantic Ocean. That means Atlantis is nowhere near Greece because The Pillar of Hercules are not anywhere near Greece. This gave

  • Arthur Hacker Relics Of The Brave Rhetorical Analysis

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    As I was admiring all the art works displayed in the Telfair Academy of Art and Science, one of them caught my attention, Relics of the Brave by Arthur Hacker painted 1882-1883. This is an oil painting on canvas. Its dimensions are 59 ¼” x 83”. The work depicts a sorrowful young woman sitting down on a small round table, with her right hand on the side of her head, and a letter on the other hand. On the table is one medal. Beside her, sitting in another chair with his head down and a depressed expression

  • Of Joan Naviyuk's Poem 'Exceeding Beringia'

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    The Bird and the Cooking Pot Imagine your home. A place where you belong. Now imagine it moves to another state. It keeps moving and moving. Imagine settling down somewhere, but then having to move again and again. It’s not easy to imagine the full implications of this struggle and suffering, but once you read the poem “Exceeding Beringia” you understand the lives of indigenous Alaskans who went through the very same thing. Through different aspects of symbolism Joan Kane uses the concept of displacement

  • Importance Of Re-Enlisting In The Army

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    As a Unit Administration in the United States Army Reserves, I have many tasks and responsibilities that can be very different each day and even each passing hour. These tasks can vary but can go from paying my Soldiers, check and make sure their medical readiness are up to Army Standards, to work with the Commander’s needs to get the mission accomplished. Everyday task can be different and this have helped me and provided me with some tools to become a better leader. Helping each Soldier can be

  • The Land Bridge Theory

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    ancestors of today’s Native Americans actually native to the Americas? The topic on how Native Americans got to the Americas has long been debated. According to the Land Bridge Theory, also known as the Bering Strait Theory, Native Americans were thought to have migrated across the Bering Strait from Asia (Siberia) to Alaska on a land bridge formed by ice. Meaning that Native Americans actually come from places in Asia. This theory has been widely excepted and has even been put into most modern textbooks

  • Growing Up In Garth Brooks's Music

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    October 6, 1990, when he was inducted into the family of the Grand Ole Opry. Brooks was the 65th member of the Opry (“25 Little-Known Tidbits”). In 2012, Garth was brought to tears as he joined the Country Music Hall of Fame with his hero, George Strait, who had welcomed him to the family

  • Mental Health And Stereotypes: The Indigenous People Of Australia

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    Australians are four times more likely to have diabetes (type 1 and 2) than non-indigenous Australians. People in remote areas were more likely to have it due to the lack of resources in their areas to maintain their health. Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders who live in remote villages are at a greater risk of developing serious illnesses because they are so excluded from doctors and essential medical attention. Another consequence of living in remote areas is the lack of resources for support

  • Indigenous And Non-Indigenous Australians

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    In my opinion promoting reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians is an important role of teachers. Teachers need to provide awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples beliefs of origin, accurately teach Indigenous history and respect Indigenous culture. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people believe that life began with their ancestors. Stories known has dreaming or creation time are about the ancestors of Indigenous Australians giving life and form to the

  • Factors That Determine Australian Identity

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    This report extracts relevant knowledge from professional and educated individuals that commonly study the subject of Australian identity. Not many folk have a clear understanding of the concepts that make up the Australian Identity or even what could be defined has having an Australian Identity. Through thorough investigation of reports, surveys and journals done by professionals a conclusive answer can be given to the question “What factors play a major role in the Australian Identity?”. Through

  • Noel Pearson's Last Speech

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    Speeches made within the past are still relevant to today’s society as the issues they have faced are significant to the values of the present. The statement: "Any significant and valued speech is able to transcend its immediate context", is exemplified within Paul Keating 's Redfern Address (1992) and Noel Pearson 's An Australian History for Us All (1996). Within these speeches, the themes of taking responsibility for actions and the importance of reconciliation resonate as they have influenced

  • Prejudice And Racism In Australia

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    Racism in Australia traces both historical and contemporary racist community attitudes and incidents in Australia. Contemporary Australia is the product of multiple waves of immigration, predominantly from Great Britain and Ireland. Laws forbid racial and other forms of discrimination and protect freedom of religion.[1][2] Demographic analysis indicates a high level of inter-ethnic marriage: according to the Australian Census, a majority of Indigenous Australians partnered with non-indigenous Australians

  • Arguments Against Native Title

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    Native title ’Native title’ refers to the recognition that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (ATSI) have rights to their traditional lands. For many years, native title has been an on-going topic across Australia, with many people disliking the concept. However, due to Australia’s changing social values and new concepts of justice, it has now been recently addressed. It is through the legal mechanisms such as the ALRC, the NSWLRC, the parliament and the courts and the non legal mechanism

  • Essay On Australian Flag

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    Do you think Australia 's flag represents you as a citizen? Western Sydney University conducted a survey, and out of 8140 people who were involved in the survey, 66% wanted the unpleasant flag to be changed. Do you think changing the flag is not a major ordeal? Think again. A purpose of a flag is to represent its country. The Australian flag is an archaic symbol that reflects the colonial relationship, which no longer subsists. Our present flag represents us in the modern world, is an impossible

  • Alliteration In Australian Poetry

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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

  • 1967 Referendum Case Study

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    Formed in 1957, the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders commenced their campaign with a series of petitions displayed in Source 4 that called for a referendum. This had the effect of not only mobilising support for a change to the constitution but also of informing the public of the issues facing

  • Bringing Them Home Report Essay

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    right and freedom, our rights to do and our freedom to say. However, Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islanders suffered and are still suffering through a long journey to be accepted in Australia as one. Different events occurred during the 90s to today, such as the Mabo decision, referendums and protests. The Bringing Them Home report was a significant event for the civil rights of Aboriginals and Torres Strait Islander people. The Bringing Them Home report was the result of a national inquiry that

  • Examples Of Indigenous Epistemology

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    What is Australian Indigenous epistemology according to indigenous academic? Introduction Australia is a multicultural and diverse country with the input of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other Australian people. The Indigenous Australians, or Aborigines, are the original inhabitants of Australia who have their own cultures, customs, beliefs, knowledge and languages. The Indigenous people are the early settler of Australia, and they have distinctive perspectives on worldview, beliefs, tensions

  • Migration Of Refugees

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    The Commonwealth of Australia recognizes that migration of refugees is a sensitive issue and what critical impact it has on the economy not only for the host countries but also for the donor countries which are supporting the movement. As a signatory to the United Nations 1951 Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees and to the subsequent 1967 protocol, Australia accepts a moral responsibility as part of an international effort co-ordinated by the United Nations but with target set by the Australian

  • Australian Flag Persuasive Speech

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    The dignity of any nation rests upon the elements that it possesses, this speech entails one of those essential elements, the right to change the flag of Australia. In the 21st century, from a narrow scope, organizations and from a broader scope, countries have accepted globalisation and have understood the significance of keeping aside any cultural differences by collaborating together. A flag is a nation’s pride and it represents the nation in any circumstance. However, it is also a responsibility