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    ALABAMA A State Report by DAVID A SALAZAR WHAT’S IN A NAME The state of Alabama was named after the Alibamu indian tribe. The meaning of the name is “I open (clear) the thicket.” Alabama has three nicknames‚ which are: The Heart of Dixie‚ The Cotton State and the Yellow Hammer State. Alabama is in the geographical center of the Deep South.‚ in the 1950s‚ the State came up with a slogan: “ The Heart of Dixie” to make Alabama stand out. The Cotton State” was given because Alabama is

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  • Strict Liability; Alabama Law

    Tort Law | Strict Liability | Alabama Law | | Shannon Martin | 12/22/2011 | | Alabama Tort Law is the only truly comprehensive resource on tort law in Alabama. With expert discussion of proof requisites and defenses‚ it covers all the elements of each tort actionable under Alabama law. It provides the information necessary to determine if there is a case and what is needed to prove or defend it. Alabama Tort Law not only provides up-to-date coverage of relevant case law and analysis

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  • Alabama Bill Legalization of marijuana

    Debate over marijuana in the state of Alabama Deborah Dean HUM/111 January 26‚ 2014 Cathy Alder Debate over marijuana in the state of Alabama Legalizing of the use of marijuana has been a hot issue this past year in many states of the United States. Since I live in the state of Alabama‚ I was wondering what my state is doing. The 2014 Legislative session started January 14‚ 2014. In the session there was a bill introduced for making marijuana a lesser crime of offense. The HB76 bill would change

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  • "Sweet Home Alabama" vs. "The Notebook"

    Movies have always played an alternative to books. At times similar story lines are evident as one watches an excess of movies in a particular genre. The similarity is obvious in "Sweet Home Alabama" and "The Notebook" since in both there is a seven year absence period for the couples‚ their choices in the types of lives they want to live are uncanny in appearance and the two girl ’s reasoning towards the end of the movie are the same. The differences are plenty and they include the genre of the

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  • Alabama State Lottery

    Jeffrey Kidd Final Copy 12 April 2013 Alabama State Lottery Many states have a state lottery. These lotteries can help out a state in many different ways. Lotteries can help provide many different ways of funding money to the state. They can help provide money for local groups and organizations such as schools‚ hospitals‚ and animal shelters. Alabama needs a state lottery because it does not have the proper funding to provide for those in need‚ provide help for the school systems‚ and it can

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  • Harper Lee's Influence on Scout

    Harper Lee’s influence on Scout Harper Lee grew up in MonroevilleAlabama where girls were expected to be ladies‚ Harper Lee was just the opposite‚ a tomboy‚ and she wrote her famous novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” based upon her childhood experiences. Harper Lee made her main character Scout to be very similar to her. Harper Lee created the town of Maycomb with features almost exactly like Monroeville. Harper Lee based Scout’s father Atticus after her own father Amasa Coleman Lee. Harper Lee

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  • Bibliography of Harper Lee

    Holly Holland English I First Period December 3‚ 2009 Annotated Bibliography Handschuh‚ Judith. “Harper Lee.” Teen Reads. 2003. Carol Fitzgerald. 2 December 2009. Nelle Harper Lee was born on April 28‚ 1926 in Monroeville Alabama. Lee was the youngest of four children born to Amasa Coleman Lee and Frances Finch Lee. She studied law at Huntington College in 1944 to 1945‚ following in her father’s footsteps with her career choice. She then studied a year at Oxford University‚ followed by working

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  • How Harper Lee's life and childhood influenced her writing of "To Kill A Mockingbird"

    the society she grew up in. Harper Lee lived in the small southern town‚ of Monroeville‚ in Alabama. She was born on April 28‚ 1926 during the time of horrible prejudice and racial class systems. She lived with three other siblings and her father. Her family was relatively well-off since her father was so successful. Amasa Coleman Lee was an attorney‚ a newspaper publisher‚ and served one term as state senator of Alabama. Lee attended public school as a child then went to Huntington College for women

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  • Injustice of Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program

    Injustice of Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program One injustice currently affecting my community‚ my family‚ and many other families throughout the state of Alabama is the Alabama Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program (PACT). Instead of maintaining a “college fund” savings account at the bank or investing in stocks or bonds‚ many parents and grandparents “were sold on PACT and its assurance that they were paying tomorrow’s tuition costs with today’s dollars” (White‚ 3). So‚ they

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  • Authors Experiences & their effect on writing.

    fictional town in Alabama very similar to Monroe County where Harper Lee was raised. Both Scout and Lee were advanced students for their ages‚ learning to read and write before the other students in their classes. Born in 1926‚ Lee is only slightly older than Scout‚ the character with so many similarities to the author. Lee grew up in MonroevilleAlabama--a small‚ Southern Alabama town so like the fictitious Maycomb. Her father‚ Amasa Lee‚ was a lawyer and a member of the Alabama legislature during

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