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  • Frank Rizzo Statue Should Be Abolished

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    several people in the Philadelphia area know, Frank Rizzo served as a police officer [1968-1971] and mayor of Philadelphia from 1972-1980. Recently Frank Rizzo’s Statue has resulted in a major controversy between what is a battle of conflicting views about racism. The debate stands as to whether the statue should stay at the center of City Hall, or to be taken away. Although recent developments in Charlottesville and valid opinions of why the Frank Rizzo Statue should be put down or destroyed, the

  • Frank Rizzo Leadership

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    time in charge and have the good weigh out the bad that he has done? Frank Rizzo was a leader for Philadelphia in many ways. Frank Rizzo was mayor; he was a police officer, and the police commissioner. Rizzo has done many things in the community during the many roles he has played in Philadelphia, and the lives that were influenced by him will be able to remember him through the statue that remains

  • Charlemagne: The Hero of the Dark Age Europe Essay

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    Most scholars, under the same breath, deem Charlemagne as the hero Dark Age Europe needed. As the king of the Frankish kingdom, Frankia, from 768, he started recovering order after the collapse of the Roman Empire in the Dark Ages. On the other hand, some believe that he is the cause of World War II. They reason that he caused the separation of his land into Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, and western Germany by giving parts of his kingdom to his sons. However, his sons, through their foolishness

  • Charlemagne Essay

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    who orders alike the fate of kingdoms and the course of time, had broken the feet of iron and clay in one noble statue, to wit the Romans, he raised by the hands of the illustrious Charles the golden head of another, not less admirable, among the Franks”. At the beginning of this quote, Einhard is praising Charlemagne. St. Gall is placing Charlemagne at the same level as the Romans, saying God has raised up Charlemagne to succeed them. Then, at the end of the quote, it is unclear why St. Gall says

  • A Hunting Trip with Friends in "Hunters in the Snow" by Tobias Wolff

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    "Hunters in the Snow" by Tobias Wolff is about three friends-Tub,Kenny, and Frank-who have arranged to go hunting which is something that they do on a regular basis. Kenny taunts Tub about him being overweight and Frank about his affair with a 15 year old girl. Throughout the entire day of the hunting trip, Kenny was taunting the two men. A series of events takes place on the hunting trip which makes it noticeable that their problems are much deeper than just one day of hunting, Kenny taunts and

  • The Life of Charlemagne by Einhard

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    “After he had taken the imperial title, since he saw that many things were lacking in the laws of his people (for the Franks have two laws, very different in many places), he thought of supplying what was lacking and reconciling their differences and of correcting what was bad or wrongly expressed. But he did nothing more than add a few chapters to the law, and they were

  • A Brief History of France

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    ago. Between 1500 and 500 B.C. The Guals moved into the region before it was known as France. Gaul was conquered by Rome in the second century B.C., which led to the Gauls adopting the Roman language and culture. France derived its modern name from Franks a Germanic tribes that overran the country from the east around 5th century. (A Brief History of France I) In the 9th century, the Treaty of Verdun divided the Kingdom of Francia to three territories; Eastern Francia, Middle Francia and Western Francia

  • Charlemagne Or Charles The Great

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    Charlemagne or Charles the Great, (747-814) was one of the most significant people during the Middle Ages, playing a key role in defining the shape and character of Medieval Europe. Considered the ‘Father of Europe’, Charlemagne reigned as King of the Franks (768-814) and became the first Holy Roman Emperor (800-814). He created a great empire as he dramatically expanded the Frankish Kingdom in a series of conquests that united most of Western Europe for the first time since the Roman Empire. He also

  • The King Of The Frankish

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    Charlemagne, also known as Karl I or Charles the great [1] was the king of the Frankish (the Germanic peoples of France, west Germany and North Italy). He took the throne in 768 A.D after the death of his father Pepin the short, with his brother Carloman as co-ruler. He became king of Italy in 774 after his conquest of the Lombard kingdoms and after 800 A.D he was proclaimed the ‘Emperor of the Romans’ by the Pope Leo III. This marks the peak of the Carolingian empire that Charlemagne founded [2]

  • The Role Of Monastic And The Problem Of Christian Conversions For Pagan Societies

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    This historical study will examine the problems of monastic issues in preservation of roman civilization and the problem of Christian conversions for pagan societies in Europe during the early Medieval period of Europe. The purpose of European monasteries was to act in accordance with the Church of Rome’s policy to preserve Roman traditions in government and Christian practices in primarily pagan tribal communities. During this time, the primary writings of St. Benedict define the purpose of the