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Julian and David: Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

 Population: 2,508 people Geography: Surrounded by many hills; bottom of Czech Republic; appears to be somewhat isolated; Vltava River runs through it Terrain: Flat; surrounded by Vltava; several bridges; big, open plains Layout: Houses and marketplaces by river; plains used … Continue reading

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Cultural Globalization – Gangnam Style By: David Borne and Julian Perkowski

Gangnam Style started off as a popular song created by the South Korean sensation, PSY.  After creating Gangnam Style’s incredibly popular music video (currently with 1,497,838,388 views on YouTube), the phenomenon spread worldwide, further increasing its popularity.  It was, in fact, … Continue reading

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Enculturation by Julian and Marirose

Enculturation

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The Kiss on the Cheek Gesture

The kiss on the cheek gesture is a form of greeting among close friends and family members.  It is a common gesture performed in many parts of Europe, the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and Latin America.  Male-female and female-female cheek kissing … Continue reading

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My Identity

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Scarcity of Resources

GASOLINE Gasoline is a petroleum-based liquid that is used as fuel for internal combustion engines.  Gasoline has become an incredibly rare and valuable resource, as noticeable by the continuing fluctuation of gas prices nowadays. I believe that the regulation of … Continue reading

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Maximilien Robespierre

Robespierre was an Enlightenment thinker whose displayed his ideas to the public, leading to the overthrowing and eventual execution of the King and Queen.  He made policies to protect the rights of the people of France, dubbing him the name of … Continue reading

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My Article

The article I chose was about the death of Kim Jong-Il, who was the North Korean leader ever since 1994 to 2011.  They talked about the passing of power to his son Kim Jong-Un as well as the current state of … Continue reading

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