This is a classical piece of art from the Renisance. This image shows indivicualism,the image is of only of a human which relates to the idea that people would view them as diffrent than everyone else, they were viewed as their own person. Another noticable trait is that the woman thats painted is very realistic. This image also shows secularism because it has nothing to do with religon, the art from before would have been surronded by the idea of religon. Finally the image shows Reviaval of classical text, because making the image a portrait of a person by themselves focuses on one of the main ideas of renisance, human potential and pro humanity.

This is a religous work of art, based on Christianity. The image is the icon of the savior. It has all of the elements of Byzantine art, such as the appearance of Jesus, rubies, gold, pearls, and more. The image is of jesus holding the Gospel and is from the 6th century.

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Is Western AID curing Africa or killing it?

It’s hard to say whether the AID is just curing or just killing. I wouldn’t say AID is curing Africa, because Africa isn’t cured nor does it seem to be on the road to redemption. Though, I do agree with Bono that “we can change the world”, but I’m not sure were going about it in the right ways. Bono speaks of the AID positively, but some of his reasons seem to contradict the whole idea of AID and helping others. He says that “Aid for Africa is a great value of money,” if Americans are going to have Aid for Africa, why are they concerned about the money they’ll receive. Bono also says “we can transform people’s lives, and that will transform the way people view us”, Americans shouldn’t be giving help to others so that they can get recognition for it. The concept of AID is to help others because you want their lives to be better; it’s an unselfish act but seems to be selfish to become persuasive. Though Bono is sending a positive message that AID needs to cure, and that people in Africa really need to be thought of as equals. He also is encouraging for that he has hope and belief that Americans can make a difference. Even though AID doesn’t seem to be curing Africa, I wouldn’t say it’s killing. Anti-Bono has an interesting view point because he is African and has grown up in the poverty. Anti-Bono makes a good point when he talks about the fundraiser for Africa and how he was the only African there. Anti-Bono relates Africa to China; he creates equality between the two of them and speaks about them in the same way he would speak of his own. That is exactly what the West should be doing, instead of giving and giving and giving to Africa they should stop and realize that by doing that they are only contradicting themselves in that they aren’t showing human equality, they are making Africa much lower than them. America is killing the pride, potential and ambition of Africa by losing respect and just standard equality for them. America seems to be helping but before they can say they are curing Africa, they should stop to realize that they will never cure Africa until they are set as equals. Western AID has the ability to cure Africa but they aren’t doing it yet.

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Haiti during this time is collapsed in all aspects of life. Haiti is one of the most impoverished nations in the world, and is the poorest country in Western Hemisphere, with more than 80% of its citizens unemployed and living in poverty. There are many reasons for the poor and terrible life of Haitians. First of all, Haiti has been hit by many natural disasters, and is unable to recover from the aftermath. It is ill-equipped to solve all its emergencies. From 1954 all the way to 2011, Haiti has been a victim of 7 major Hurricanes, 2 floods, 2 tropical storms, a major earthquake with aftershocks following, and an outbreak of Cholera. Haiti has major Economic issues, their economy is perished, they have "unemployment chronic," and major deforestation. Haiti has an agricultural based economy, since there are so many natural disasters their agriculture is destroyed, these disasters also have lead to the fall of businesses, homes, roads, utility connections which has led to no economic growth only economic fall. Another major problem for Haiti is its politics and governance. Haiti experiences ongoing extra-judicial killings, brutality, torture and very rare almost non-existent elections. Political violence is a common issue in Haiti, its politics are nothing more than corrupt. Dictatorship has also led Haiti's governance down the drain. Infrastructure, judicial system and the police were destroyed because of drug trafficking. Social problems such as the extremely large gap of wealth between the poor black majority and French minority have also lead to corruption.

Hope can easily exist in a time of problems, but its not easily attainable. There is much hope for Haiti, ironically enough there is even a foundation called Hope for Haiti. Looking at the high rates of poverty and lack of land to start a business even to grow crops, it seems much harder to solve Haitis problems as opposed to other issues. Though Haiti wasn't always like this, at a time is was a "potential tourist hot spot". In 1990 there was huge hope for Haiti because Jean-Bertart Aristide was elected but that hope was soon destroyed because the military overthrew him. In 2010 there was hope and strength for Haiti to recover from the earthquake but not long after cholera broke out and hope seemed to fail. In 2009 -2010 World Bank, IMF, and IDB allowed 2/3 of Haitis debt to be canceled, they also created a "$121 million lending strategy to inspire economic growth", while the IMF created a reconstruction program for Haiti, with both of these plans Haiti might be able to pull out of the hole they've been buried in. The world has seen and still is seeing poor countries only increase their poverty even when economic growth plans were in place. Haiti is so poor and so horrible that some might say their is no hope and no way of bringing it back. Wether Haiti has a positive of negative life coming towards them no one can really say.

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Adam Smith made his accomplishments and influences in the economic and moral ways of life. Adam Smith is considered the
"founding father of economics". Smiths ideas are still used and are common basics of economics today. His most well know accomplishment is Theory of Moral Sentiments and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.The
Theory of Moral Sentiments is a set of morals. Smith talks about indivicualism and intrest that everyone is capable of, which is just normal for people in our day in age. I dont have to be reminded that i have my own indivicuality and so do others, it is just common knowledge for me. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations are a series of books that are still put in place in common day economics. Smith basically talks about every detail in a economy, and the things that need to be done to keep the economy stable. His books are read, taught, and used in the modern day world. They have become the basics and instructions for economies in general.

There are not many people who have made such a economic impact as Adam Smith. But modern day thinker Alan Krueger is an influence on the world in the same field as Smith. Alan Krueger is the United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for economic policy. He has focused his life around improving the economy and fixing the main problems. Krueger has published many books all about economics and how education, labor, income effect the growth and fall of economies. Krueger most likely has followed in the ways of Adam Smith, posibbly unconsiously. Krueger is an intellectual who has influenced economics, just as Smith has.

Trench Warfare and Western Front: There were 10 million people killed and wounded in the Great War, this was because there were many new advances in weaponry. Armies built trenchs. There was the Western Front - which stretched from the coast of northern France and Belgium to the Swiss Alps. The trenchs were a new and good idea for army fighting. People would die in the trenchs and would be left there, there would be many people in the trenchs at once and was hectic. The trenchs were a great idea and helped America win world war 1.

b) DEFINE social darwinism as put forward by Spencer: Basically has to do with survival of the fittest . Social success works like nature, whoever adapts will survive, and to survive you need to be able to adapt to your enviorment. Basically Human evolution has had a positve impact and by letting societys and people fend for themselves, with goverments and politicans staying out of the way, has shown benifits in buisnesses and community c) WRITE A PARAGRAPH analyzing whether President Obama is accurate in calling Republicans who want to slash social programs: I think he was acurate. Social Darwinism has to do with the natural and correct way of succeding and making money in the economy. Truley the survival of the fittest, and the fittest are the richest (buisness men), and republicans usually fall under that description.

  1. A picture of you in the neighborhood/house you grew up in
  2. Kind of a house did you grow up in
  3. What you saw when you looked down your street
  4. What your community was like in a few words
  5. What you liked about your community/street and what you did not like 6. Who lived there?

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2) I grew up on a farm in New Hampshire. We had a barn and animals

3)There werent alot of people leaving there nor were the houses close together. So when you looked down you saw our road, and alot or wooded area. There wasnt another house for half a mile.

4) Our community was rural. Everyone knew everyone because it was so small. People really looked out for eachother and helped out eachother the neighbors would come up and help plow snow or work on the farm with my mom if my dad was ever gone.

5) I liked the animals and the fact that i always could run around. I also loved that my parents would always have people stay with us for a long period of time because there was alot of room

6) no one really lived near us. But my family wasnt quite far all my dads family lived in Boston or New Hampshire

Detroit is portrayed as ghetto as it gets. Detroit is shown as horribley violent, and destroyed by the people in it. Its also recognized as extremely impoverished and truley left in ruins. This video talks about all the violence and corruption of the D. There is really nothing positive said or shown in this video, detroit is an "abandon city". "Detroit looks like hurrican katrina hit it". The only positive thing mentioned in this video is detroits history nothing positive about its current situation.

When i searched Bloomfield Hills on youtube, mostly videos of mansions for sale and tours of cranbrook came up.
This video talked about how wealthy Bloomfiled Hills is. It talked about how it also isnt that big and keeps itself very private. Also they say that its exclusive and the weathiest live there. Cranbrook is shown in there and so is the bloomfield hills country club. It was funny because i recognized every house and building that was shown. "Richest little city in the U.S.A".

Shown as kind of unike and has a bunch of places that have been there for a long time, such as a boutique. Ferndale is kind of shown as artsy and in a perfect spot. "A real sense of community here". Has alot of artist and musicians and mostly young people. Another thing shown about Ferndal is that the houses are small and close and everything is walking distance.