• What Is Education - Allegory of the Cave
    K. You Are Here: Readings on Higher Education for College Writers. Simon & Schuster Custom Publishing, 1999. Edmundson, Mark. "On the Uses of a Liberal Education: As Lite Entertainment for Bored College Students." 127-139. Shorris, Earl. "On the Uses of a Liberal Education: As a Weapon in...
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  • Studying Humanities
    the Cave.” Writing on the River. 2nd Ed. Chattanooga State. Chattanooga, TN: McGraw-Hill, 2009. 201-207. Print. Shorris, Earl. “On the Uses of a Liberal Education as a Weapon in the Hands of the Restless Poor.” 2nd Ed. Chattanooga State. Chattanooga, TN: McGraw-Hill, 2009. 230-245. Print....
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  • The Meaning of Higher Education
    ? The very true purpose of education is to teach people how to think, or in other words, how to react. In Earl Shorris’ “On the Uses of Liberal Education: As a Weapon in the Hands of the Restless Poor”, he wrote: “The humanities are a foundation for getting along in the world, for thinking, for...
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    AS A WEAPON IN TH E HANDS OF THE RESTLESS POO Title: AS A WEAPON IN THE HANDS OF THE RESTLESS POOR , By: Shorris, Earl, Harper's Magazine, 0017789X, Sep97, Vol. 295, Issue 1768 ON THE USES OF A LIBERAL EDUCATION AS A WEAPON IN THE HANDS OF THE RESTLESS POOR Next month I will...
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  • Rita
    My Fair Lady. Compare such things as depictions of class, language, gender. Read Pygmalion by Bernard Shaw. Ask students to compare Shaw’s message with the message of Educating Rita. Read Earl Shorris’ “On the uses of a liberal education: As a weapon in the hands of the restless poor” from Harper’s...
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  • Purpose of Education
    they understand how much it can positively benefit their lives. I wish I had learned earlier that education is the most important tool for survival. In Earl Shorris’ article entitled “In the Hands of the Restless Poor” he explains that rich people have been educated by the humanities and the poor...
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  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Master of Peaceful Protests and Persuasive Rhetoric
    Education of Topeka that racial segregation in schools was unlawful. In 1955, Rosa Parks, a secretary for the Montgomery branch of the National Associate for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) refused to give up her seat on the bus for a white person. She was jailed and this led to the first...
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  • Ww2 and Cold War
    nuclear warfare. 35. Brown vs. Board of Education-challenged segregation in public schools, Earl Warren said in public education, separate but equal has no place. 36. Rosa Parks/ Montgomery Bus Boycott- Rosa doesn’t want to get off bus= goes to jail= 1955/ mlk jr. leads boycott of buses in Montgomery...
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  • Chapter 38 vOCAB
    promise, he flew to Korea to help move along peace negotiations, yet failed. But seven months later, after Ike threatened to use nuclear weapons, an armistice was finally signed (but was later violated often). 5. In Korea, 54,000 Americans had died, and tens of billions of dollars had been wasted...
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  • American Pageant 12 Edition Chapter 38 Notes
    his campaign promise, President Eisenhower attempted to end the Korean War. In July 1953, after Eisenhower threatened to use nuclear weapons, an armistice was signed, ending the Korean War. Despite the Korean War, Korea remained divided at the 38th Parallel. Eisenhower's leadership style of...
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  • Third Parties
    President in 2000. They seem to be an ideological hybrid between libertarianism and environmentalism, with a dash of New Deal liberal views, The 20 point platform is legalizing of all victimless crimes such as drugs and prostitution, use of clean energy to stop global warming massive tax cuts, end to...
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  • Looking Through the Eyes of Chief Justice William Rehnquist and Earl Warren
    changes that occurred we have to examine the Supreme Court when it was lead by Chief Justice Earl Warrenand then by Chief Justice William Rehnquist. In 1953 to 1969 the Supreme Court Chief Justice was Earl Warren, who was a liberal and in 1986 to 2005 the Supreme Court Chief Justice was Chief...
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  • History
    (who was made Chief Justice) and William J. Brennan, Jr.—proved to be more liberal than Eisenhower had anticipated, and he would later refer to the appointment of Warren as his "biggest mistake".[91] In 1956, the Supreme Court heard the case of Slochower v. Board of Education. Harry Slochower was a...
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  • Warren and Rehnquist and the Effects of Major Court Cases on the Law Enforcement of Today
    he had broad bipartisan support because of his centrist to liberal views. He was then elected to governorships of California in 1942, 1946, and 1950. In 1953 President Dwight D. Eisenhower appointed Earl Warren the fourteenth Chief Justice of the United States. Earl Warren is one of the most...
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  • History of England
    executive and judicial powers were usually vested in the king. The aristocracy made up his witan, or council of advisers (see witenagemot). The king set up shires as units of local government ruled by earldormen. In some instances these earldormen became powerful hereditary earls, ruling several shires...
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  • Communism
    and espionage offered no vindication of McCarthy, stating: In The Secret World of American Communism, two of us stated that "[i]n McCarthy's hands, anticommunism was a partisan weapon used to implicate the New Deal, liberals, and the Democratic Party in treason. Using evidence that was exaggerated...
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    and nuclear weapons, including his decision not to pursue completion of the neutron bomb.[19] Upon the death of his father James Earl Carter, Sr., in July 1953, Carter was urgently needed to run the family business. Resigning his commission, he was discharged from the Navy on October 9, 1953. In a...
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  • Nafta
    Globalization Fact Sheet, March 22, 2001 Shorris, Earl. The Life and Times of Mexico. p. 531 Washington Office on Latin America, Rights and Development: CAFTA’s Missed Opportunities, March 2004. United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, Trade and Development Report, 2007: The “New...
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  • Satire in Gulliver’s Travels
    liberal Education.’(Gulliver’s Travels: 26) This rope-dancing episode is a general satire on the politics of intrigue and requirement and the incongruity between qualification or talent and office in the corrupt state. Reading topical political satire of the work is now commonplace in Swift’s...
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  • Us History 1944-1970
    trying to right social & economic wrongs such as poverty discrimination, & lack of opportunity. -He had also suggested that he might use nuclear weapons on Cuba & North Vietnam. -Result: LBJ won by a landslide. Building the Great Society *Great Society- LBJ’s program to reduce poverty & racial...
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