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Andrew Johnson

BackgroundAndrew Johnson, the 17th president, was born in Raleigh, North Carolina on December 29th, 1808. At the young age of three years old, Andrew’s father. Jacob Johnson passed away while drowning in an attempt to save the life of Editor Henderson from the Raleigh Gazette in 1812. Andrew’s mother, Mary Johnson, worked hard as a […]

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The Chinese-American background of Amy Tan has influenced her works

An author’s cultural background can play a large part in the authors writing. Amy Tan, a Chinese-American woman, uses the cultural values of Chinese women in American culture in her novel, The Joy Luck Club. These cultural values shape the outcome of The Joy Luck Club. The two cultural value systems create conflict between the […]

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Who built the pyramids Narrative

For centuries, the Egyptian Pyramids and the Sphinx have stood a silent testimony to a great and powerful civilization long since ground to dust. But behind the great walls of the Pyramids and this long lasting silence, mysteries are still unrevealed and the explanation of these mysteries is a set of theories based on observation […]

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Christianity According to St. Augustine and Machia

velliIn St. Augustine’s book entitled Political Writings, one could see that Christianity plays a very important role in his view of politics. His opinion on the morality or lack of morality in politics, to me makes it more evident that Christianity persuades his views. Although it seems his writings have become quite well known and […]

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Ozone Depletion Analysis

The reappearance of the ozone hole over Antarctica has been a hot topic for scientist around the world. A few of these scientists are the atmospheric physicist Richard D. McPeters and several of his colleagues at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt. The ozone hole showed up earlier than expected, and it was […]

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Scarlet letter:bewilderment at

Jane ManwelyanBewilderment at the Hands of Sin“No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude without finally becoming bewildered as to which may be true. In Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, this quote applies to the two main characters of the novel. It applies to Arthur Dimmesdale […]

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The JFK Assassination

Adolf Hitler, the Nazi dictator of Germany during World War II, once said, “The bigger the lie, the more people will believe it.” Although this may sound ludicrous, we can see many example of this in the world’s history. One example would have to be the John FitzgeraldKennedy assassination. For over thirty years the people […]

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Phantasia for Elvira Shatayev

“Phantasia for Elvira Shatayev”Love, fear, jealousy, courage and death all have a major role in Adrienne Rich’s “Phantasia for Elvira Shatayev.” Adrienne Rich takes us inside Shatayev’s head and depicts her joys and feeling of triumph along with her lingering undertones of jealousy. The use of the journals helps to relate the comradery and love […]

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Persuasive Essay on Violence In Video Games

Violent Video Games: How are they affecting our Youth?In this day and age it seems as if America?s youth is becoming more violent. Concern for those aspects in our society which influence violent acts has become an issue since the tragedy at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. Many feel one aspect of today?s […]

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Go Ask Alice Argumentative

Go ask Alice Go ask Alice1. Alice, the writer of the diary. She’s 15 years old when the story begins. Her real name is not known. Mom, her mother, and Dad, her father, a university professor. Alex(andria), her sister. Tim, her brother. Gran, her grandmother, and Gramps, her grandfather. Roger, a schoolmate with whome she […]

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Transformations In Ovid

Transformations in Ovid Transformations from one shape or form into another are the central theme in Ovid’s Metamorphoses. The popularity and timelessness of this work stems from the manner of story telling. Ovid takes stories relevant to his culture and time period, and weaves them together into one work with a connecting theme of transformation […]

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Philosophy

Philosophy started when human beings started to ask questions, about how and what things are actually, due to curiosity. The things that caused these questions to come about were the people started to realize that everything isnt exactly what it appears to be. Philosophy started in the town of Miletus, many early philosophers came from […]

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The Not So Great Gatsby

The Superficial Gatsby In the novel entitled The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald, Jay Gatsby is at times made out to be better than us. At first glance he is sophisticated, using big words and claiming that he is an ‘Oxford man.’; But when we look closer we can easily see that this man […]

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Subliminial messages

“People are exposed to some subliminal stimuli at all times throughout life” (Koponen, 97). A subliminal message is an insufficiently intense message used to produce a discrete sensation by influencing one’s mental process or behavior. “Subliminal stimuli range from those just below threshold to those that are infinitely weak” (Koponen, 97). The theory that human […]

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Greece 3 – College

Greece: Greecemost people think that Greece is just a vacation paradise, but to its inhabitants, they might not think the same because how hard it is to live there. Greece, located between 41.8 N and 35 N, 19.8 E and 28.2 E, is the country I am going to inform you about. The country of […]

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Reinventing Literary History- Cregan Joselyn Wohl

EveReinventing Literary History- Cregan Joselyn Wohl Paradise Lost by John Milton2/16/99 It is obvious to the reader that John Milton blames Eve entirely for initiating the original sin and thus losing Paradise. It is she who convinces her husband to allow them to work separately, and it is she who is coerced to eat the […]

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Julius Ceasar

Julius Ceaser was the roman general and statesman, who laid the foundations of the Roman imperial system. Born in Rome on July 12 or 13, 100 BC, Caesar belonged to the prestigious Julian clan; yet from early childhood he knew controversy. His uncle by marriage was Gaius Marius, leader of the populares. This party supported […]

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Long day’s journey into night character analysis

Long Day’s Journey into thePast: The character analysis of Mary In the play Long Days Journey into Night, by Eugene ONeill, the writer depicts a typical day of the Tyrone family, whose once-close family has deteriorated over the years for a number of reasons: Marys drug addiction, Tyrone Jamie and Edmunds alcoholism, Tyrones stinginess, and […]

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The Maya – College

The Maya were a dominating society of Mesoamerica, rich in culture, community, and art. While life may not be completely interpretable yet, much in known about how these societies were constructed, and how their religion dominated their lives. Much is generally made of their massive stonework, their ceremonial complexes, and ritual sacrifices, but their small […]

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The Handmaids Tale

James Fils-Aime The Handmaid’s Tale Fact or Fiction The Handmaid’s Tale is a dystopian novel in which Atwood creates a world which seems absurd and near impossible. Women being kept in slavery only to create babies, cult like religious control over the population, and the deportation of an entire race, these things all seem like […]

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Hawaiian Canoe Paddling

The early Hawaiians used canoe paddling to navigate their way to the Hawaiian Islands. Canoe paddling plays an important role in Hawaii’s history. Canoe paddling has lived through ancient Hawaiian society and made it through to the present. Canoe paddling is so popular today that it was deemed the official state sport of Hawaii. The […]

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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

Video games began modestly, in a primitive age that had a littile yellow dot scour a maze “eating” little white dots. Since then, video games have expanded exponentially. These games even spand genres, including action, adventure, sports, etc. In their progression, many video games have attempted to simualte really, emersing the gamer into this puesdo-reality. […]

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