• Are We Really Perfect Together?
    pack many humans together they begin to get angry with each other. I have frequently experienced a large account of prejudice and stereotyping coming from others, both locally and in the media. The blatant prejudices and stereotypes are nowhere near that of the days when we segregated all of our population...
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  • Hero
    is hero? Hero can mean many things and can be anybody depending on how people plan to look at it. In ancient Greek the concept of a hero is different from our own cultures. In ancient Greek hero is a religious figure, a dead person who received cult honors. In literature years ago they define hero as a...
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  • Individuality and Community
    affecting the identity of the participants and their degree of cohesiveness. “Individuality” is the state or quality of being. Example: a person separate from other persons and possessing his or her own needs, goals, and desires. Individualism can be a gift or a curse depending on the context in which it occurs...
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  • Hero
    things because they feel like they need to not because they have to. In the three readings, “From Bodega Dreams”, “Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane”, and “The Train from Hate” all symbolizes a heroic person but in very different ways. A hero to me is someone having...
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  • heroes
    hero for me is someone that is able to change their future that no one else sees but themselves! For instance, in the story “from Bodega Dreams”, the author obviously came from a situation that was against him. He grew up in a rough neighborhood, with rough friends yet he was able to write a short story...
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  • For Same-Sex Marriage
    progressed immensely from an era of injustice and civil suffering, we must not forget the past wrongs that have since been corrected. In the short story, “The Train from Hate,” a seven year-old John Hope Franklin and his mother are thrown into a racial confrontation during their usual train ride to Checotah...
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  • Unit 2 Study Guide
    act, which required almost all printed material, including newspapers, and other printed material produced in the colonies to carry a stamp purchased from authorities.  -Stamp act managed to offend all free colonists, both rich and poor.  -Colonists felt that they shouldn't be taxed since they weren't...
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  • Understanding of a Real Hero
    are also real life heroes in a sense of the term. Joseph Campbell, the renowned scholar who spent his entire career for emerging a hero archetype from an inter-cultural study, quoted “a hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.” Unfortunately, in modern era the...
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  • What Is a Hero
    be a young girl taking a job to help support her family. Hero’s are all around us Nurses, Doctors, or just some ordinary person rescuing some else from an accident. There are people that consider Pastors or Inspirational speakers as heroes. I guess it all depends on who are what the individual credits...
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  • From Slavery to Freedom by John Hope Fr
    From Slavery to Freedom by john hope fr Author of From Slavery to Freedom John Hope Franklin is a Negro who conquered and over come many obstacles while growing up and being educated in a time period that blacks had to struggle their way through America. Especially in the Southern region of the Americas...
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  • Tulsa Mascre
    serve African Americans because of racial segregation. The area was such a success that populations of other African Americans from around the country saw it as a beacon of hope. The new residents had a hard work ethic and helped build up North Tulsa into was it was, the Mecca for African Americans in...
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  • Moonstone
    An extract from the family papers of a cousin to John Herncastle tells the story of his and John Herncastle's parts in the storming of the castle of Seringapatam in India under General Baird of the British army in 1799. The narrator explains the background to his ill will toward John Herncastle, who...
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  • Book Review History
    Have you ever wondered who the people were who founded our country? Who were they? Where they came from? What their names were? What exactly did they do for our country? Were they rich or poor? High society or lower class people, what drove them to found our country? Is our society today something they...
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  • Reagan as a Leader
    Former house speaker Newt Gringich once said, “I think he is one of the two greatest presidents of the 20th century, along with Franklin Delano Roosevelt. He shaped both America and the world, and they are different places than they would have been without Ronald Reagan.” (“Reagan Remembered as Communicator”)...
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  • Descriptive writing
    a vote for hoover would be a vote for nothing. Hoover always received a hostile reception whenever he went out campaigning. Every time his train passed, the train would get pelted with tomatoes and eggs. The contrast between hoover and Roosevelt was striking. Although it was not clear what Roosevelt...
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  • 1213341
    4-Page Essay/Presentation Any of the following films is OK as a topic for the 4-page essay/presentation due at the end of the quarter. If you choose from these films/TV shows, you don't need to ask for my approval. However, if you want extra guidance (and a better grade!), try out a thesis statement or...
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  • Mma
    martial arts come from all over the globe. A majority of these forms of fighting were closely guarded secrets and kept hidden from the rest of the world. In a MMA fight viewers will see the athletes practice Muay Thai from Thailand, Brazilian Ju-Jitsu from Brazil, Judo from Japan, Wrestling from America, and...
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  • The Book
    mindful of wrongs than of benefits. Proverb A good word is an easy obligation; but not to speak ill requires only our silence; which costs us nothing. John Tillotson It requires less character to discover the faults of others than is does to tolerate them. J. Petit Senn Do not forget small kindnesses...
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  • The Revolutionary War Era
    Revolutionary War Era Major John Pitcairn led the British army consisting of 700 troops to Lexington to seize the patriots and their arsenals. With tension high between the American colonist and the British government. Patriot leaders would form a shadow revolutionary government and train militias to prepare...
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  • Great Awakening
    rests in the pluralistic, ecumenical, and sociological efforts of men from various theological backgrounds, yet espousing a unified message of repentance, forgiveness, and hope for the masses. Research available on this period ranges from 18th century newspapers and letters to current literary criticism...
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