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2.3 Watching the programme

Activity 1: Watching the programme

There are two main themes to consider as you watch the programme:

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    • Note down examples o
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Thinkwell American Government: City of Indianapolis v. Edmond
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Actividad 3.2

In this activity you are going to learn the most common prepositions and prepositional phrases used to indicate location.


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[Chapter 19 of The Conquest of Poverty (1996)]

The socialists and communists propose to cure poverty by seizing private property, particularly property in the means of production, and turning it over to be operated by the government.

What the advocates of all expropriation schemes fail to realize is that property in private hands used for the production of goods and services
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Enlightenment ideas on art and the creative process were deeply influenced by the contemporary veneration for reason, empiricism and the classics. The business of the artist was conceived of as the imitation of nature, and as far as high art was concerned, this process of imitation should be informed by an intelligent grasp of the processes used to produce classical art. The ancients and their art were seen as models in the judicious selection of the most beautiful elements observed in nature
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