If the first half of the 20th century in the history of India belonged to Mahatma Gandhi, the other half belonged to Jawaharlal Nehru, though he ruled over the newly independent India as its elected prime minister only for about 20 years from 1947 through 1964. It was on the democratic...
Pakistan dayIndependence Day (Urdu: یوم آزادی; Yaum-e Āzādī), observed annually on August 14, is a national holiday in Pakistan, commemorating the day when Pakistan achieved independence and was declared a sovereign nation, following the end of the British Raj in 1947. Pakistan came into existence as...
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The Republic Day of India: A Great
Dr. Ratnakar Mohapatra
freedom fighters those who fought for and
sacrificed their lives for the independence of our
The word Republic is used to denote
that a country in which...
Independence Day of India
"Long years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now the time comes when we will redeem our pledge, not wholly or in full measure, but very substantially. At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. A moment comes, which...
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Indian Revolution and Gandhi
Gandhi arrived in India on January 6, 1915. He had first entered the conflict not with calls for a nation-state, but better to support the unified territory that the Congress Party had been looking...
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realize that public speaking is not as bad as it seems. When I entered Speech 108 on the first day of class, I was really dreading it. I also had the mindset...
Resolution of the All-India Muslim League popularly known as the "Pakistan Resolution" passed on 23rd March, 1940. Furthermore...
the east India company monopoly in 1834 and the answering influx of private traders into china.
2. THE OPIUM WAR: lasted from 1839 to 1841 and 1856 to 1860, the climax of a trade dispute between China under the Qing Dynasty and the British Empire. British smuggling of opium from British India into China...
of Gilgamesh (2700)
Construction of first ziggurats.
Cult of Mother Goddess
Now, I swear by the sun god Utu on this very day -- and my younger brothers shall be witness of it in foreign lands where the sons of Sumer are not known, where people do not have the use of paved roads...
return to New York to debut in society in fall. One thing she does regret is not having a college education. She uses her education in her human rights speeches to help and motivate underprivileged people.
A first memorable event with her husband was during her Aunt Corrine's Christmas Party in 1898. During...
Nehru was born on November 14, 1889 in Allahabad, central India. His father Motilal Nehru was a prominent advocate and early leader of the Indian independence movement. The younger Nehru graduated from Cambridge University, and returned to India in 1912. Over the next thirty years, he rose to become the...
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WORLD HISTORY – UNIT 2: ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS II
ROME: PRE-REPUBLIC AND REPUBLIC
But when the fulness of the time was come, God sent forth his Son, made of a woman, made under the law, (Galatians 4:4). "The fullness of time" is an...
experience of orators in the ancient Greek city-states. In classical Greece and Rome, the main component was rhetoric (that is, composition and delivery of speeches), and was an important skill in public and private life. Aristotle and Quintilian discussed oratory, and the subject, with definitive rules and models...
witness a free India and sabotage the establishment of British rule in India. At the- age of thirteen, Bhagat Singh left school and joined the freedom movement. This shows his unconditional love for his country.
Shaheed literally means Martyr, Bhagat Singh is an enduring icon for India struggle for Freedom1
Rig Veda, Sama Veda, Yajur Veda and Atharva Veda. Vedas are the primary texts of Hinduism. They contain hymns, incarnations and rituals from ancient India. Their ultimate God is Brahman, it is reality, formless and infinite. Because of the limitations of the human mind the Gods had to be personified. The...
commit suicide alone. His father spoke about
his fear of revenge, saying, ‘Now the Allies will do to us what we did to
the crippled and Jews.’ The next day, he took Helmuth to the woods,
where they spent their last happy time together, singing old children’s
songs. Later, Helmuth’s father shot himself...
information that is used to influence the community’s views. Propaganda is used as a tool of manipulation, but it can also be a pervasive factor in modern day social and political organizations. “A message that is intended primarily to serve the interests of the messenger; this is the basic definition of propaganda...
the Order of Liberty (Ukraine, 2009).
the Prince of Asturias Award for International Cooperation in 2003
the chief guest at India's Republic Day celebration in 2004.
the Jawaharlal Nehru Award in 2006.
He was rated the most popular Brazilian president of all time with an 80.5% approval...
Two events are associated with India’s freedom from colonial rule. One is Independence Day(15th August) and the other, Republic Day (26th January). The former is a historical even when India gained independence in 1947 and freed herself from the foreign yoke after a protracted campaign...
hymns and eulogies sung at sacrifices to gods and ancestral spirits of the royal house. |
Classic of History | 書經 | A collection of documents and speeches alleged to have been written by rulers and officials of the early Zhou period and before. It is possibly the oldest Chinese narrative, and may date...
discrimination are not unparalleled. To this day, racism, discrimination, and pure hatred are openly displayed across Europe against the Roma people: members of a dark skinned, nomadic race who speak the Romany language and are believed to have originated from northern India (WordNet). Throughout the last four...
sprang up on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea from about 800 B.C.E. until the fall of the Roman Empire in 476 C.E. rivaled their counterparts in India and China in richness and impact. Centered first in the peninsula of Greece, then in Rome, the new Mediterranean culture did not merely constitute a...
After the Chinese Civil War, in 1950 the People’s Republic of China incorporated Tibet. They wanted to negotiate with the Seventeen Point Agreement, affirming the People's Republic of China's authority but granting the area the right of self-government. Representatives were sent from Tibet to Beijing...
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Every year in January, the nation celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. We get a day off from school and our parents get a day off from work. There are usually shows on TV and articles in magazines during the month of January commemorating Martin Luther...
local self-government in India. The Swarajists were elected to the Calcutta Corporation in a majority in 1924. Deshbandhu was elected mayor and Subash Chandra Bose was appointedChief Executive Officer. The leaders of Swaraj Party began to advocate fordominion status to India. Many of the elected deputies...
most inspirational moments of the 20th century. Churchill displayed strategic leadership through historical speeches, the Lend-Lease agreement with the U.S., events after Pearl Harbor, D-Day, and .
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill was born at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on November 30, 1874,...
last years were clouded with accusations of involvement in Mahatma Gandhi's assassination.
Savarkar's revolutionary activities began when studying in India and England, where he founded student societies and publications, espousing the cause of complete Indian independence by revolutionary means. Savarkar...
self. These days, with the exception of the extremely poor, most people assign great importance to this need for expression of self. Everyday around the United States, there are either multiple articles being published about the restrictions imposed on freedom of speech, or public speeches given about...
Mahatma Gandhi - Mahatma Gandhi was popular in the name of Bapu. He dominated the political scene of India from 1919 to 1948. He aspired for independence completely in a non-violent way. His message of truth and ahimsa had profound influence on humanity. Under his leadership there was a considerable...
PHL/458/ Creative Minds and Critical Thinking
April 22, 2010
By this time, 2013, the world has been blessed with a good handful...