Transcript: Civil War Literature Background The war began as the result of a dispute between certain southern states and certain northern slates regarding slavery and the taxation of cotton exports. The Civil War made a tremendous impact. Numerous authors have written about the events and background both from a literary and historical perspective. One of the most famous works of literature related to the Civil War is The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane (which we do not read) What, if anything, did the Civil War accomplish? First of all, America's slaves were immediately set free. Secondly, the cotton farmers of New England were required to pay a twelve percent duty on all exported cotton balls, swabs, and dungarees. Family Life during the Civil War The Civil War split families and friends. Brothers fought brothers on the battlefield. Three brothers of Mrs. Abraham Lincoln died fighting for the South. As men left for war, women had to step in to fill their place. Women took up roles as factory workers, clerks and school teachers. As the number of sick and wounded increased, women also took on the role as nurses. WHAT ARE WE READING? An Occurence at Owl Creek Bridge Set during the American Civil War, "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is the story of Peyton Farquhar, a Confederate sympathizer condemned to death by hanging upon the Owl Creek Bridge of the title Author: Ambrose Bierce Type of Work: Short Story Published: 1890 Pay attention to the elements of a short story: -plot -characterization -foreshadowing -irony -literary devices (imagery, etc...) Author's life Bierce separated from his wife in 1888 after discovering compromising letters to her from an admirer, and the couple finally divorced in 1904 Bierce disappeared in Mexico at the age of 71... while completing a tour of Civil War areas. He decided to go to Mexico to get a perspective on their revolution (He was a journalist) and he was never heard from again. He was wounded during the Civil War... How do you think the Civil War influenced his writing? The United States Civil War was the bloodiest conflict in American History, claiming more lives than The American Revolutionary War, World War I, World War II, The War against Switzerland, The War of 1812, and the Vietnam War combined.
Transcript: Affected many people: This would have affected all of Canada, its government, and of course the people on the battleships. Lasted over a long period of time: Although Canada was not involved from the get go they still joined and took a big role in the Korean war. Deep Consequences: The deep consequences were that Canada was brought into battle by the U.N. and that Canada was also made vulnerable with less defense against our home land The End Historical Significance Korean War The U.S. owned part of the Korean peninsula and was being influenced by Russia in an communistic way and the U.S. was influencing them in a democratic way. The Korean War was in June 1950 and about North Korea invading South Korea because of this. During the war the United Nations Security Council asked for UN states to send troops to the region under a UN flag. The huge bulk of the troops sent were American (there were 15 nations that sent troops). Canada at the time was more concerned about defending Canada tried to stay out of the war. The U.N. eventually command that Canada would fight alongside with them and were to send in three Canadian destroyers. Korean War - Background Artifact This is a chunk of metal broken off of one of the three Canadian destroyers (battleships) that went into battle as to help fight alongside with the U.N.
Transcript: Vietnam War Background The war lasted from December 1956 to April 1975. The North of vietnam was supported by China and the Soviet Union. The south of vietnam was supported by America 58,220 U.S. military members died.
Transcript: Go on Exchange present your country abroad Work with different mentalities Diversity Explore different cultures Be a Member Develop your skills Have an impact Enrich your knowledge AIESEC Be a Leader Lead your team Achieve your vision Coach others Be a mentor EXPERIENCE YOUR AIESEC JOURNEY Gives you a great experience
Transcript: history.com Why did the war start? Because the north was invading the south Vietnam Vietnam war background Research said that there was know exact day day but they believe it was about 1955-1973ish around there. North Vietnam and it's southern allies, known as Viet Cong,against Southern Vietnam and it's main ally, the United States. the war killed 3 million people including 58,000 americans. There was 2,709,918 soldiers in the Vietnam war. How many people died? 190,000-430,000 south Vietnamese and 50,000-65,000 north Vietnamese died. done by the great Caroline and Josie:) google google definitions google definitions History.com By Caroline Noonan and Josie Stackis We went into the war because the U.S government saw that North Vietnam was trying to bring North and South Vietnam together. The U.S. was helping the South Vietnam try to keep North Vietnam away. how many american soldiers were in the Vietnam war? How long did the war last? What happened in the war? hiistory.com Why did the USA go into the war?
Transcript: 14th Week Consulting interns can be expensive Time and Money Personal Experience Preliminary Design Stage NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 New and Existing Education, Business, and Mercantile Definition of Project This app would be used to provide interns and recent graduates with an outline of guidelines for how to design and review designs of specific occupancies. With the given time frame, I will be writing the information that will go into the app Begin parametric study: Speak with my mentor and Jason to understand more about what critical variables I could concentrate on for this app. Choose those parameters and begin my study Gather information from NFPA 101 and NFPA 13 for new and existing education, business, and mercantile occupancies. By: Breanne Thompson Next Steps (Continued) Finish preparing for Draft of Analysis Pull together and discuss results of project Draw my conclusions and state future work needed Turn in Final Paper! 10th and 11th Week Turn in my parametric study Begin draft of analysis Map out the process of the app for the key elements 15th Week References Next Steps 7th Week Prepare for Final Presentation Summarize my draft of analysis into presentation Work on how to incorporate a live demonstration for my presentation App Development Background Information 8th-9th Week Continuous Process Objective-C for Apple products Java for Android products 6 months of studying Places to Learn: Codecademy, iOS Dev Center, Android Developers Training Hire App Developer will cost thousands Prepare Final Paper Dive into Shark Tank! 1. http://lifehacker.com/5401954/programmer-101-teach-yourself-how-to-code 2. http://www.bluecloudsolutions.com/blog/cost-develop-app/ 6th Week Background Presentation 12th-13th Week
Transcript: Real action and accountability Amnesty International Non-state actors/ Rebel Groups?? ...and what about men?? ignoring male rape victims? would rape exist without a man? Weapons of War: Rape UN as an Arena - NGO's - Discussion and dialogue Arena Instrument Actor Critical Thinking Weapons of War: Rape UN as an instrument UNSC Resolution 1820 (2008) UN as an Actor - UN Action Against Sexual Violence in Conflict Weapons of War: Rape Problems with 1820 "Roles and Functions of International Organizations" "Sexual violence, when used as a tactic of war in order to deliberately target civilians or as a part of a widespread or systematic attack against civilian populations, can significantly exacerbate situations of armed conflict and may impede the restoration of international peace and security… effective steps to prevent and respond to such acts of sexual violence can significantly contribute to the maintenance of international peace and security" (UNSC Resolution 1820, p. 2)" http://www.stoprapenow.org/uploads/advocacyresources/1282164625.pdf Background Presentation- Kristin Mann Weapons of War: Rape Brief Insight - used to manipulate social control - destabilize communities - weaken ethnic groups and identities Examples: - Sudanese Militia - Rwanda Genocide - DRC Critical Thinking http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org/blog/entry/the-need-for-numbers-on-rape-in-warand-why-theyre-nearly-impossible-to-get Critical Thinking Increased Data Collection by international organizations - determine humanitarian responses - ensures justice and reparation - provides recognition and dignity
Transcript: Greece ΡRethymno, Crete 4 C I T I E S ? - Religion & Political Theory - Theories of Democracy - Social Theory: K. Marx - M. WeberΣοψι - Plato's Republic - State & Regulation - State & Public Policies - Urban & Regional Policies 6-month voluntary teaching of Greek language to migrant kids (primary school) Constantinos Kogiomtzis Background Presentation Magouliana, Arcadia Vienna ΑλεχανδροθπολισAlexandroupolis, Thrace Customs broker Political Science - Political Theory - Public Policy - Political Economy (Thesis: "Debate between structural and instrumental Marxism on the State: Miliband vs. Poulantzas") Transport company department of exports & customs clearance Thank you for your attention!!! Istanbul Istanbul - a city with rich heritage and diverse population - currently under rapid transformation - large-scale projects (gated communities, business centres, malls, touristic developments) # environmental threats, segregation, gentrification of inner-city - motivations/socioeconomic consequences of grassroots resistance movements to the new urban regime. Property transfer and displacement. Physical upgrading or improvement of the inhabitants' living conditions?
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