"If I Were A Superman" Essays and Research Papers

If I Were A Superman

is like finding a needle in a hay stack. There are so many different strategies to take when trying to solve this problem. Most that have attempted have failed to do so or just don’t have the understanding to do it. For this reason, the concept of Superman coming to save us was created. The main problem with this is that not all education systems are the same throughout the United States. Each state has their own theories and ways of creating a better education. This also causes different problems...

Education, Education in the United States, High school 1048  Words | 4  Pages

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The History of a Legend: Superman "Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Superman!" (Bridwell 11) These celebrated words have echoed for over six decades in American cultural and social society. Created by Jerry Siegel and Joseph Shuster, Superman was intended to fight greed, crime, injustice and abuse. The impact created by Superman, or better known to the average man as Clark Kent, extends...

Clark Kent, Comic book, Great Depression 1440  Words | 5  Pages

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Superman By: Austin Foster There are many superheroes. The fictional world is full of them. They often undertake many daring adventures; from saving damsels in distress to protecting the world from alien invasions. And for many, that is as far as they go. But a rare few manage to go beyond and become something more. That is what makes Superman so significant. More than just a man in tights, he has come to mean a host of different things to different people. However, there are three areas that...

Batman, Clark Kent, Comic book 985  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were a Bird

If I were a bird If I were a bird, I would like to be one of the small species, cute and beautiful. I would love to be a tiny maina who is beautiful, tiny and above all, it is a bird that man can keep as a pet. I would love to stay with men, study their ways and enjoy their company. This I would be able to do with men as, God has given the maina a power of speech just like men. It talks like a human being, has a sweet voice and, above all also has a great capacity to learn whatever it is taught...

Allahabad, Bird, Education 1421  Words | 4  Pages

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Superman and Me

Superman and Me Sherman Alexie's "Superman and Me" is a revealing look into Native American culture. He expresses how Native Americans feel they are perceived by the world. The story also delves into the subject of intellectual bigotry within the Native American culture. Growing up on a reservation himself, Alexie knows what it is like to be persecuted by the outside world as well as his own people. It's hard enough for a Native American to succeed without their own people weighing them down...

Cleveland Indians, Great Plains, Indian reservation 1097  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were in Charge of School

“If I were in charge of school” If I were in charge of school, I’d cancel homework, restricted lunch, tardies, and also exams. If I were in charge of school, There’d be more freedom, better lunches, and better computers. If I were in charge of school, You wouldn’t have any classwork, you wouldn’t have any textbooks, you wouldn’t have any rules, or a “Dress Code”, you wouldn’t even have to pass your classes. If I were in charge of school, The principal would be a janitor, all teachers...

"Weird Al" Yankovic, 2006 singles, Association football 884  Words | 4  Pages

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If I Were the President

There was once a time when I escaped the hustles of the world. I found myself walking alone in a dark and lonely street. Trash was scattered everywhere and the street was filled with rats. I was deeply moved and saddened by the frightful sight. While I was walking down the street, I saw a boy. The boy had eyes similar to a jaguar’s but showed signs of depression; he was so thin that his bones were clearly outlined under his skin and his clothes were half torn, half worn. I approached the boy and asked...

Filipino people, Philippines, President 1031  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were Premier of Manitoba

IF I WERE ELECTED PREMIER OF MANITOBA Canada is a fantastic country and Manitoba is one of my favourite provinces, but of course, I am a little biased. Although Manitoba is a great place to live, there are some things that would make our province even better. If I were ever Premier of Manitoba, it would be a long way into the future but I see the future of Manitoba as a bright and prosperous place, where our province has no deficit, has the best graduation rates in the country and has way higher...

College, Education, Education in the People's Republic of China 998  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were a Boy

In her song “If I Were a Boy,” Beyonce argues that many women are trapped in bad relationships and never take the time to question how they truly desire to be treated. To confirm this, Beyonce is attempting to look at her unhealthy relationship as if she were in her significant others shoes. She makes an effort to develop an understanding of what it is like to be the man in the relationship, and see how he can just passively mistreat a girl. Beyonce later discovers that she would treat others how...

2006 singles, English-language films, Ethos 967  Words | 3  Pages

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superman and me

Superman and Me   “Superman and Me” is a brief overview of Sherman Alexie’s path in becoming a writer.  Born on an Indian reservation with little to no money and three siblings, Sherman Alexie was not provided a bright future.  He was expected to be un-sophisticated and un-social in school because that was the general discernment of Native Americans at that time.  Alexie’s “Superman and Me” is indirectly intended for that same audience: the kids, on Indian Reservations, that are struggling in...

A Great Way to Care, Great Plains, Indian Reorganization Act 894  Words | 2  Pages

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If I Were a Boy

the song is altered to a certain extent. The song “If I Were a Boy” was originally done by the R&B/soul artist Beyonce Knowles and wonderfully remade by Urban Country artist Reba McEntire. Once the genre changed from one artist to another the message of the song changed the strength of the woman but despite the difference in genre both artist depict their anger and frustration towards men and how they were hurt by a man. The song “If I were a Boy” was sung by two entirely different women with two...

American film actors, Beyoncé Knowles, Cover version 1455  Words | 4  Pages

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Superman - All American

Superman, All-American Hero Gary Engle describes Superman as the ultimate American, "Superman is the greatest American hero" (Engle, 677). After reading three comic books I notice an occurring theme of wanting to protect what is good, even though the comic books chosen span over eleven years. Several distinct things to Superman's personality are his cape, the respect he has for others, the respect others have for him, his intelligence, his protection of all life and what is right, his origin, and...

Clark Kent, Jor-El, Lex Luthor 1741  Words | 4  Pages

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If I Were a Scientist

If I were a scientist, I would like to carry on my work in the sphere of pure science. Pure science is a relentless search for truth for the discoveries of the mysteries of nature. As such no fault finding is possible with pure scientific research which has broadened the frontiers of man's knowledge about himself and the world. It is systematized knowledge and its pursuit has led to the unravelling of the mysteries of nature and the harnessing of its wonderful power. What the scientist discovers...

Human, Meaning of life, Modern history 2208  Words | 5  Pages

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If I Were Primeminister

If I were the Prime minister of Nepal The Prime minister of Nepal, a country of peace and tranquility, rules over corers of people and enjoys immense power as the defacto head of the nation compared to the president who is only a de jure or nominal head. If I become the Prime minister by a stroke of luck, I’d exercise all the wide powers by improving the lot of the countries catastrophic and miseries. My first duty as Prime minister would be to form a capable and stable cabinet. I’d...

Cabinet, Constitution, De facto 718  Words | 3  Pages

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Given Name and Superman

Superman Real American In “What Makes Superman So Darned American,” Gary Engle analyzes why Superman is a true American immigrant and why people could relate to him in such an iconic way. He takes us into a deeper meaning of who Superman is, and he also adds a religious take on Superman’s kryptonian name. The revelation that Engle has shown in this article is a very inspiring look on not only who superman is but also what it means to be an American. Gary talks about his childhood and how he...

Americas, Given name, John Wayne 983  Words | 3  Pages

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Superman: the Missing Link in American Education

ENGLISH- TERM 1 2013 ‘Waiting for Superman’ Documentary Analysis- Multimedia Presentation ENGLISH- TERM 1 2013 ‘Waiting for Superman’ Documentary Analysis- Multimedia Presentation ‘I get paid whether you learn or not’. This is not something that you would hope to hear a teacher say when dropping your child off at a school which could determine their future. Sadly, as shown in the documentary ‘Waiting for Superman’, this is the attitude that many students are...

An Inconvenient Truth, Charter school, Education 1056  Words | 3  Pages

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Sherman Alexie: Superman and Me

In Sherman Alexie’s essay, Superman and Me, he uses repetition and extended metaphors to transition from a personal to social level as he illustrates his poor childhood, and how reading saves his and others lives. The essay is introduced with the Superman comic books that taught Alexie how to read. He uses the repetition of “I cannot recall” to explain that he does not recall the exact details of what he read but the idea of reading. He then contrasts this by stating what he can remember – being...

Comic book, Comics, Green Lantern 939  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were a Boy One Day

in a Friday morning. I can’t wait for the weekend. Left my Xbox on last night, chips all over the room and dirty laundry everywhere. I get up take a shower, eat and get dressed. I pick whatever I find first thing on my dresser. After all those things, I usually play COD on my Xbox. I play with my friends and online gamers. It’s been 30 minutes since I started playing. Its 8:50am, I’m going to be late I thought while getting my shoes and bag on. As I arrived at school, I went straight to my locker...

American football, Association football, English-language films 1072  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting For Superman

Vanessa Garcia Professor Susan Auerbach ELPS 203 15 December 2014 ELPS 203 Final Essay: “Waiting for Superman” All through our lives teachers are an important factor in our education from the very first day we begin to learn how to walk and learn to count. In the film of “Waiting for Superman” directed by Davis Guggenheim, we are taken through the different ways that the public education system has failed students in urban schools. By interviewing reformers different ideas are brought to attention...

Charter school, Education, Education in the United States 1556  Words | 5  Pages

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The House Were I Grew Up

Maria I. Madrigal Mr. Barile English 1A 27 February 2013 The Home Where I Grew Up Situated in front of a dirt road, across from and empty lot that had a river running by it, was my childhood home. I grew up in this home alongside my mother, four sisters, and two brothers. I can remember every corner of the house as if it was yesterday that I lived there. The house is located in Michoacán Mexico, in a small town in the mountains called Coalcoman. The town was so small that everyone knew each...

Apartment, Bathroom, Bedroom 1128  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting for Superman Review

Waiting for Superman Waiting for Superman is a documentary that attempts to show inequalities in what is supposed to be a fair public education system. The film is primarily centered on five families and their attempt to secure a better education for their children. The movie shows several hardships the families have to endure and somewhat ironically, the most emotional moment for me involved one young girl not being allowed to attend her elementary school graduation because her mother fell behind...

Education, Education in the United States, High school 1022  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting for Superman

Brad Mitchell Ms. Campbell ENG 101 01 October 2012 Waiting for ‘Superman’ The film "Waiting for Superman" follows five children as they have to struggle through a system of conflicting education regulations and avoid the academic pitfalls that are public schools in order to receive a proper education that may guarantee them a career. The film, directed by Davis Guggenheim, asserts the claim that Teachers' Unions are a main problem to public education, and that charter schools are the safest...

Charter school, Education, Education in the United States 893  Words | 3  Pages

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waiting for superman

upper grades. The exigence of this work is a parent and film direct saw an unjust system and wanted to delve deeper and find out more about just how bad things really were. To know that some children got the chance to go to a private school may have been his motive, he wanted to know why. I was shocked at how terrible things were. Some of the statistics and percents but it is very scary to think about. Day 2: There is discernible public impatience with educational stagnation....

College, Education, Education in the United States 1506  Words | 4  Pages

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If I Were Chief Minister of State

irst of all i would really do something to wash out the complete corruption from our system .and for that the main thing to do is to flush out the whole people of this corrupt system then i would really love to slower down the rate of crime in our country . then would add some petrol to our justice giving system so that its speed does increase ,any person found guilt he would be surrendered to the society because only the shoe wearer knows where dose it pinch i would really love to see india as...

Creamy layer, Indian caste system, Indian reservation 908  Words | 5  Pages

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Superman and Me Essay

Superman and Me Pronouns In the autobiography “Superman and Me,” Alexie uses an interesting strategy to show how his position has changed in the society as a “smart,” “arrogant,” and “lucky” Indian. He uses the strategy of shifting pronouns to show that he was an outlier, very different from the rest of his peers, and able to “save his life” through hard work. This strategy helps the reader to view his position and role in the society through different perspectives. He sometimes uses the pronoun...

First person, First-person narrative, Grammatical person 920  Words | 3  Pages

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Batman and Superman

Eva Acevedo Prof. Patrick 11/9/10 Contrast Essay Outline “Batman and Superman” DC Comic’s top two characters, Batman and Superman, are two of America’s most beloved superheroes. Batman and Superman’s alter egos, their different abilities, and the way they fight crime are the main points of difference between these two juggernauts of the comic book world. Batman and Superman use alter egos with very different lifestyles to hide their superhero identities. Batman is known as Bruce...

Batman, Batman Begins, DC Comics 892  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were Prime Minister of Canada

If I Were Prime Minister of Canada As Prime Minister of Canada I feel that there are some things that need to be changed in this country. I think that these things would greatly benefit us better as a country both economically wise and socially wise. These things are; Expanding and securing our far North and Arctic territory by building outposts, both military and research, as well as to construct naval bases to protect our waters from invading countries such as the United States and Russia...

Arctic, Babysitting, Canada 1050  Words | 3  Pages

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Superman and Me vs. Bodega Dreams

Culture vs. Education Culture is an essential element that can impact the way a person sees the world and processes information. “Superman and Me,” by Sherman Alexie and “Bodega Dreams,” by Ernesto Quinonez, examines the importance of education and the impact it has on cultures. In “Superman and Me” the narrator tells a story about an Indian boy who teaches himself how to read and write at the age of 3 years. Despite the challenges he was face with living on...

Creative writing, Education, High school 1307  Words | 4  Pages

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Nietzsche's Superman

idea of the ‘superman' was developed by Friedrich Nietzsche in the 1800s. The ubermensch (literally overman in German) never had extra-ordinary powers and wasn't developed as the protector of man. Instead, the superman is a person who has overcome all the flaws of mankind and is essentially ‘perfect.' This idea, though it was thought of as an ideal goal that all people should strive for, has almost completely been used for less-than-good agendas. The details of what Nietzsche's superman is supposed...

Adolf Hitler, Fascism, Nazi Germany 1082  Words | 3  Pages

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Comparison of the Development of Female Protagonists: Flight Versus Superman and Paula Brown's New Snowsuit

Tayyiba Nasir Compare and contrast the development of the female protagonists in Flight and superman and Paula Brown’s new suit Both females in the two stories Flight and Superman develop as we read on. They develop in many ways, physically and mentally for example the following: both females are presented innocent at the start but they become more mature at the end; both females have a heroic character in their life but realize that the heroes don’t mean everything to them, both females have...

Cinema of China, Family, Fantasy 977  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting for Superman

"Waiting for Superman" is a movie that tells the story of problems in education; such as failure of students, drop outs around the country, and terrible results in math and reading test scores. It seems as if there are no solutions to the education issues that are plaguing the country, despite the many people who tried to fix the problems, but eventually don't succeed. I was educated outside of the United States, in Croatia, but I finished senior year of high school in New Jersey. I got to experience...

College, Education, Education in the United States 1551  Words | 4  Pages

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If I Were a ....

individual that we seek for guidance, for inspiration, or to simply to save us from our troubles. To some they are know as heroes, but to me they are known as my mom and dad, they were always by my side in any situation I was in and they always kept their best interest at heart. No matter where I was in school, my parents were always behind me. Most noticeably in my high school career; my mother and father always push me to my limits to achieve better, but that’s just the surface they always had time...

Family, Father, Hero 482  Words | 2  Pages

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Critical Analysis of Superman and the Dam

Critical Analysis of Superman and the Dam Throughout the many years of Superman comics, Lois Lane’s presence in them is a constant. While her personality varies over time, looking at the earliest version of Lois Lane we see that her characterization is quite progressive and whether intentional or not, Siegel and Schuster wrote a feminist character for the time they lived in. As they made Lois a determined, career-driven woman who strived to be taken seriously by her boss, she stood out against...

Clark Kent, Daily Planet, Jor-El 1298  Words | 3  Pages

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"Waiting for Superman" Visual Rhetoric Paper

saddest days of my life was when my mother told me Superman didn’t exist... I was crying because there was no one coming with enough power to save us.” Just as many children look up to fictional characters such as Superman, parents rich or poor, look up to our school system to educate their children. However, too many of these parents are beginning to realize that proper education, like Superman, is nonexistent. In Waiting for “Superman,” Davis Guggenheim addresses the teachers union about...

Bill Gates, Education, High school 1385  Words | 4  Pages

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imaginative essay if i were a teacher p

infinitely lasting influence on the wards. I really believe in the saying that teachers make the destinies of the children they teach and they do not know where, if at all, the influence of a teacher stops. This is because a teacher is in close contact with children when they are at a very impressionable age. This is why a teacher acquires the status akin to the parents as, these childhood contacts are the most far reaching and mostly even permanent. If I was a teacher I would be a blend of strictness and...

Education, Infant mortality, Prime minister 1546  Words | 5  Pages

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“Waiting for Superman” An Analysis of Thinking Critically

 “Waiting for Superman” An Analysis of Thinking Critically Executive Summary The public school system in America has failed many people in our society. The money given to support education is at an all-time high. Many bad teachers are protected by powerful unions and these bad teachers could care less about low test scores. Students could accomplish anything, but instead bad teachers are causing many students to drop out. Lower test scores could be replaced with high test scores if...

Education, Education in the United States, High school 1126  Words | 3  Pages

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Sherman Alexie's Superman and me

 Sherman Alexie’s “Superman and Me” Sherman Alexie’s “Superman and Me” (pg. 27) is in the genre of auto-biography. The main ideas of this story are Sherman Alexie’s experience of learning to read, the power of words, Sherman Alexie’s experience overcoming diversity and his path to success. The story begins with him teaching himself to read using a Superman comic book. He could not read the words but, used his imagination to create a dialogue he...

Education, Expected value, School 641  Words | 4  Pages

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If i were a man by Charlotte Gilman

Moustaches in European dress and Villagers. After the young man calling the villagers ‘chaotic’ at the beginning of his visit, he confirms to Young Lady, “What’s wrong with this village? It’s the very best. …Everything’s reasonable here. God be my witness—I am now absolutely convinced” (181). (The donkey versus the philosopher) The conversation between the Postman and the Barber makes some sense. There is a code of logic that furnishes that bizarre dialogue with a sort of order. Each believes that the...

Boy, Female, James Newton Howard 1247  Words | 4  Pages

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Waiting For Superman

Waiting for Superman Waiting for “Superman”, a documentary by Davis Guggenheim, illustrated the problems with modern day public education as well as solutions that have proven to be effective. He does this by interviewing five public school students and their families (four urban elementary school students and one suburban middle school student), Chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools Michelle Rhee, and the founders of two extremely successful charter school programs. Throughout the film...

Charter school, College, Education 905  Words | 2  Pages

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Batman Vs. Superman Compare

 In the 1930s two characters appeared in comic literature that became icons of pop culture. Batman and Superman are the golden boys of DC comics and are considered the most popular of all superheroes. Being around for over seventy years these two have acquired a near endless fan base of all ages. The two kings of comics have often been portrayed as allies, though they have different views on situations. The argument of who is truly the better hero has been around since their creation. To compare...

Batman, Clark Kent, Gotham City 1225  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting for Superman: Documentary Portrays Teachers as the Solution and Problem in American Education

“Different factors that can affect students' performance” The documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’ ” portrays teachers as both the solution and the problem in American education. The film notes the historic abuse and low pay that led to teacher unions and tenure, but argues that the nearly impenetrable job protections and uniform salary scales have hardened into detriments, assuring bad teachers earn too much and good teachers too little. Guggenheim, demonstrates throughout his documentary on...

Education, Gymnasium, High school 1035  Words | 3  Pages

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Waiting for superman

2013 Waiting for Superman Essay If you had a child and lived in an undeveloped area with poor educational facilities would you not seek out the best alternatives available? Would you not go out and discover what opportunities offer the greatest chance for success and embrace every single one of them in an effort to give your child unlimited opportunities? In the film we viewed in class, we were shown unbelievable and also amazing scenarios where children and their parents were forced into similar...

Education, Education in the United States, School 940  Words | 3  Pages

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Taylor Swift I Knew You Were Trouble Lyrics

ago, I was in your sights, you got me all alone. You found me. You found me. You found me. I guess you didn't care, and I guess I liked that, And when I fell hard, you took a step back. Without me Without me Without me And he's long gone, when he's next to me, And I realize the blame is on me. Chorus 'Cause I knew you were trouble when you walked in. So shame on me now I Flew me to places I'd never been. So you put me down. Oh, I knew you were trouble...

2003 in music 396  Words | 3  Pages

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If I Were Cmo of Maruti Udyog Ltd.

“IF I WERE A CMO AT MARUTI UDYOG LTD” Reason for choosing Maruti Suzuki Maruti Suzuki India Limited has a high brand visibility. It is leading in terms of Market share. However, after the economic downturn the growth is slightly sluggish in Automobile industry, Maruti being no exception. Also the entry of new companies in the market as also the new products from existing competitors like Honda, Hyundai, Chevorlet are slowly eating into Maruti’s marketshare...

Automobile, Automobile industry in India, Gurgaon 1665  Words | 7  Pages

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And at That Moment I Swear We Were Infinite

struggling to fit into society. Because Charlie did not have any real friends, his misconception of true friendship forces him to become extremely vulnerable to peer influences. “I ate the brownie, and it tasted a little weird, but it was still a brownie, so I still liked it. But this was not an ordinary brownie. Since you are older, I think you know what kind of brownie it was”(35). His lack of knowledge is portrayed perfected as he recklessly accepts the brownie without any consideration of what may be...

Adolescence, English-language films, Friendship 981  Words | 3  Pages

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Anybody can be a Superman

Jimmy Wright Mrs. Dixon English 102 April 9, 2014 Anybody can be a Superman As humans, we tend to overlook certain things and assume there is an easy answer for them, such as the question “What is a hero?” While, at first glance, it seems like an easy question to answer, the answer is not that simple. Some might say Superman, some might say Batman, and some might even say Barney or Mom and Dad, but the reality of it is that even those answers do not expose the truth and the beauty of what it...

Character, Hero, Honor Thy Father 2866  Words | 8  Pages

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Superman and Me

The story “Superman and Me” written by Sherman Alexie is about one of the most important parts of his life, teaching himself how to read, how he succeeded in school and why he became a writer. Alexie began this story by describing who he was in childhood. He was an Indian boy living in Eastern Washington State. He had a brother and three sisters. His family was poor by most standards but despite that his parents were trying to find some minimum-wage job, which made them middleclass by...

Paragraph, Pilcrow, Reading 889  Words | 2  Pages

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Superman vs Batman

Batman vs. Superman You'd think that a fight between a super-powered alien from another planet and a dude in a scary costume would be over quick, but these two have been the subject of nerd, geek, and dweeb debate for years. Both have HUGE followings in the comic book world, and hordes of loyal fans who know their every strength and weakness and have extravagant reasons why their favorite character would win and how they would do it. We've broken down these two iconic comic book legends into their...

Alfred Pennyworth, Batman, Dick Grayson 895  Words | 4  Pages

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The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me

Reading Leads to Prosperity Sherman Alexie recalls his childhood memory of learning to read, and his teaching experience in “The Joy of Reading and Writing: Superman and Me”. He devotes his interest to reading. By this way, he breaks the stereotype that Indian boys are expected to be stupid and dumb, and later on he becomes a successful writer because of his endeavor to read. Alexie vividly narrates his younger life by using metaphor and repetition with a confident tone, in order to strengthen...

Dyslexia, Educational psychology, Orthography 828  Words | 3  Pages

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Superman for President

he have to look good in a suit? Maybe he should just be a person that you trust in to keep The United States of America running smooth. Well if that is what you think of when you think of the President, my candidate is all of that plus much more. Superman would be the perfect commander in chief of these United States. The first of my candidates multiple qualities is respect for the people. Past presidents didn't have that characteristic. He realizes that the people come first, that is the...

Country music, Economy of the United States, James Brown 623  Words | 2  Pages

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If I Were a Boy

If I Were A Boy Remix Beyonce ft. Lee Carr If I were a boy Even just for a day I'd roll oudda bed in the mornin' And throw on what I wanted then go Drink beer with the guys And chase after girls I'd kick it with who I wanted And I'd never get confronted for it. Cause they'd stick up for me. If I were a boy I think I could understand How it feels to love a girl I swear I'd be a better man. I'd listen to her Cause I know how it hurts When you lose the one you wanted Cause he's...

2005 singles, 2006 albums, 2006 singles 352  Words | 2  Pages

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if i were the principal

If you were the Principal of your school... The Principal of your home school has taken a leave of absence and you have been appointed to fill in during his absence. What are the three main changes you would make to your school to make learning easier for you and the students? I would make some classes shorter. I would have lots of fun. I will let some things go if the kids are getting their work done. DA The first thing I would do is make my classes smaller. At my home school it is about...

Business law, Education, English musical groups 3722  Words | 10  Pages

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If I Were President

IF I WERE PRESIDENT By: Shawn C. Yelton June 25, 2012 FINAL REPORT If I were President, I would end corporate welfare. I would also work to disband the Department of Energy (along with the Department of Education and many other federal departments). There is absolutely no reason for us to be dependent upon OPEC. There is enough gas and oil under the soil of Alaska (not to mention the Dakotas and the Gulf of Mexico) to meet the energy needs of the United States for the next 150-200 years...

Economy of the United States, Energy development, Fuel cell 473  Words | 2  Pages

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If I Were a Teacher

Popularity Rank: 1584 If I were a Teacher When I was young, I was fond of playing the role of a teacher. I would imagine a class of children in front of me, a black board on the wall and myself - an ideal teacher. Everything was imaginary except the ruler in my hand. If I were a teacher, I would give greater importance to example that to precept. I would make the children understand the worth of polite speech and decent behaviour. I would never go late to class, i would avoid taking casual leave...

Attention, Child, Class I railroad 329  Words | 2  Pages

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If I Were a Good Student

If I were a good student Good student is one who is basically good in studies; this is because a student's prime objective is to study. Students in all educational institutions are by the thousands in numbers but, good students are very few or rather so few that they can be counted on finger tips. If I were a good student I know that, I would obviously become the favourite of all my teachers and the Principal too. This is because the teachers see in me their dreams of a good result coming true...

Education, English-language films, Rudeness 542  Words | 2  Pages

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If I Were a Rich Girl

If I Were a Rich Girl Some say money can't buy love; well, maybe that's true, but have you thought of what could be bought with money? If I were to win the lottery and receive fifty-million dollars, there are so many things I would do. I'd start by paying off all of my debt, twenty-thousand dollars worth. Next, my husband and I would find the perfect house. A house with three stories; one being the basement, a four car garage, four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a large living area, a big playroom...

Eiffel Tower, Family, France 621  Words | 2  Pages

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Stalin Dont Use If I Were You

five year plan to develop Russia economically. When the government began closing privet buisness and the production of the farm equipment became more vital. In 1929 Stalin ended private farming, and all the farms, farm equipment, and livestock were put under control of the government. But the farmers did not obey and destroyed most of the USSR's livestock and much of it's produce. As punishment Stalin sent many family's into exile, and killed millions more. The destruction of livestock and...

Cold War, Eastern Bloc, Joseph Stalin 1150  Words | 4  Pages

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Should I Visit Gotham City or New York City?

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