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WHY DO PEOPLE TRAVEL? TRAVEL MOTIVATORS

PERSONAL Curiosity, desire to learn about an area, enhance self esteem, stress relief (need to get away), improve health, recreation Ex. Weekend Getaway ENVIRONMENTAL Desire to experience different landscapes, check out different types of wildlife, enjoy outdoor experiences Ex. Safari CULTURAL Desire to explore art, history, food, religion, language, etc., may be something from your…

The Matrix of Jurisprudence

Jurisprudence Juris- of law or of right Prudens/Prudentia-knowledge or skill of the law. Science or Philosophy of the Law Dealing with concepts, principles, notions of legal thought Look below surface of laws, court decisions and legal institutions Historical and Philosophic Roots Legal Matrix= Puzzle Interlocking Concepts, theories, principles and institutions. Law more than just rules…

Power, Economy, Political, Religion during the Renaissance

Power, Economy, Political, Religion during the Renaissance Global balance of power: Expansion, Wars, Migration Economy Political Religion/Cosmology ———————————————————————————————— 1. Expansion, Wars & Migration ▪Largest Empire after the fall of Rome was the Islamic Empire. ▪Under the leadership of Dynastic Arab & Turkish families, Islam (originating in Saudi Arabia) spread from Spain to India by the…

What is Location, Time, Space, Tone, Tropology?

Location Location is the arrangement and presentation of physical and temporal elements in a work. Time time of year (season) time of day (morning, afternoon, evening) month (September, January) era, century, decade (Victorian, 20th century, 1920’s) duration of the narrative details of the passage of time (falling leaves – autumn, snow – winter) sequencing of…

What is Rhetoric? Rhetorical Conventions & Structure

Rhetoric essentially means the art of speaking persuasively. It is the use of language in a formalized way in order to convince or have an effect on an audience. A) Word order Manipulation of common word order to create an effect B) Word choice Figurative language (oxymoron, onomatopoeia, assonance, alliteration, hyperbole, understatement, irony, allusion, litotes,…

Confederation in Canada: History and Contributions

Confederation Day July 1, 1867 – Canada first became a nation – BNA Act 4 British colonies joined to form the new Dominion of Canada Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia & New Brunswick (population = 3 million) John A. McDonald sworn in as Canada’s first prime minister The Twentieth Century (1900-1913) Some colonies rejected confederation –           …