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A cidade de Lisboa tem vindo, ao longo das últimasdécadas, a perder população a um ritmo acelerado. Entre 2001 e 2011, o ritmo deperda demográfica diminuiu substancialmente, o que parece denotar uma transiçãono ciclo de vida da cidade para uma fase de reurbanização, que se caracterizapor um regresso ao centro, segundo o modelo de urbanização…

World War II

It was on that fateful day on December 8, 1941, that I heard distant noises of explosions. Even though I had heard through the radios that World War II had started, I knew it had not Singapore just about yet. So, when I heard the distinct noise of bombings, I, just like everyone else started…

War Weapons And Armory Of The 1300s

The weapons of the 1300’s were very deadly and brutal than the weapons of the modern world, like Greek fire. Greek fire was a gasoline that was poured onto and when ignited it could easily set many naval ships a blaze. The soldiers sometimes even carried grenades, or even used elephants in the warfare (http://www.…

World War One: Break of the Stalemate

From 1915 to 1917, the trench warfare on the western front produced remarkably few decisive results. The front line during this time didn’t move more than a few miles either way (with the exception of the German withdrawal to the Hindenburg line in March 1917), despite several massive and bloody offensives from both sides. This…

Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

The poem Dulce et Decorum Est, by Wilfred Owen is a poem about his feelings on the First World War. He writes the poem through the eyes of a soldier in the trenches, and describes what life is like for a soldier during the First World War. He is able to illustrate that War is…

Japenese Americans

Japenese Americans were reflects to as ‘enemy aliens’. Since they were feared as spies who might be working for the enemy (Japan) in the war. Japanese Americans were treated very badly in the war. President Roosevelt ordered 120,000 Japanese and Japanese Americans into 10-isolated relocation centres in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho, Utah, and Wyoming.…

The Crucible

In the play of ‘the crucible,’ the restricted, rule-bound, Christian town of Salem was put under siege by the courts, who were trying people who were suspected of witchcraft, and then hanging them if they didn’t admit to it. Abigail William’s was caught dancing in the woods, along with the reverend’s daughter. She lied, and…

The by Jake Barnes. This novel is made

The Sun Also Rises is a novel narrated by Jake Barnes.This novel is made up of three different book. Book one takes place in Paris,France. Book two takes place in Spain which is where Jake travels, but he ismostly in the town of Pamplona. Book three also takes place in Spain.In the first book Jake…

The Power of Mass Media

The power of mass media was widely used during World War II in totalitarian states. Firstly it was used to increase production and to motivate people to do things they are expected to do. In Germany the power of mass media was used to unify the nation and to prepare people for actual battle against…