Imeprialism Should We Or Shouldnt We - 562 words
Imperialism:Should We or Shouldnt We? The decision of America to branch out and expand the country is a decision that has been highly debated over the course of Americas history. It was a difficult time in America, around the 1890s; and America was faced with a dilemma. The working class was poor and most Americans felt it was because of overproduction. The popular belief was that America was producing, it just wasnt using it all. The belief of overproduction and another popular belief of Manifest Destiny were the driving forces behind imperialism. I believe these reasons alone were not sufficient enough to justify the building of an American empire. Imperialism in America at the time was a ...
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Why You Shouldnt Drink And Drive - 1,874 words
Every person is accountable for his or her own right to drink. Failure to treat this or any right responsibly has consequences. The persons right can and should be taken away when the failure to act responsibly endangers other. Today I would like to talk to you about the problems of drinking and driving, and why it is a concern for all of us. Id like to start off by talking about the penalties of drinking and driving. Did you know that drunk driving is the nations most frequently committed violent crime? A chronic drunk driver is a person who has driven over 1,000 times before being caught. They do not respond to social pressures, law enforcement, and the messages that have been combined to ...
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They Shouldnt Make You Promise That - 571 words
there comes a point in time when you assess your life, not just look back in time, but see the progression, the triumphs and the failures.....Eleanor Smith had reached this point. She sees that things aren't as they seem, the passion and desire is gone from her marriage, she is unable to influence her children's life, her best friend, who is an alcoholic seems to have her life in more order then Eleanor. How did her happy life slip away before her eyes. The story evolves around Eleanor, emotions and feelings. On the outside side she tries to be the happy homemaker, and plans dinnners for the prestge of her husband, Hugh. She tries to get in touch with her rebelious teenage daughter, and play ...
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Declaration Of Independence - 519 words
The Declaration of Independence was written to show a new theory of government, reasons why they were separating from England, and a formal declaration of war. It gave the 13 colonies freedom from England's laws. The man responsible for writing the Declaration was Thomas Jefferson. He wrote the Declaration between June 11, 1776 and June 28, 1776. Benjamin Franklin and John Adams looked at what Jefferson had written and made some changes to the Declaration. On July 4, 1776 Congress adopted the Declaration and it was signed by: John Hancock, Button Gwinnett, Lyman hall, George Walton, Wm Hooper, Joseph Hewes, John Penn, Edward Rutledge, Thos Heyward Jr., Thomas Lynch Jr., Arthur Middleton, Sam ...
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Arthur Millerbio - 1,634 words
With The Death of a Salesman during the winter of 1949 on Broadway, Arthur Miller began to live as a playwright who has since been called one of this century's three great American dramatists by the people of America. The dramatist was born in Manhattan in October 17, 1915, to Isadore and Agusta Miller, a conventional, well to do Jewish couple. Young Arthur Miller was an intense athlete and a weak scholar. Throughout his youth he was molded into one of the most creative playwrights America has ever seen, without these priceless childhood experiences there would have never have been the basis and foundation for his great works. During his bright career as playwright he demonstrated extreme ta ...
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A Characterisc Of A Hero - 530 words
The American Heritage High-school dictionary defines a hero as a man, often of divine ancestry, who is endowed with great courage and strength. Is that what a hero truly is? Does he need only strength and courage? Does a hero not need a mind? Any man can be strong and brave, but dose that mean he is a hero? Nay, a hero must have more. He must be quick-witted and always think with his head and never his fear. A man must be clever (mentally bright, superficially skillful or witty) to be considered a hero. A hero has many characteristics but one of the most important is to be able to think his way out of trouble. Not that a hero shouldnt be physically strong, thats always good, but sometimes yo ...
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Joy Luck Club - 1,963 words
The Joy Luck Club, Amy Tan, 1989, Chinese A. Jing-Mei (June) Woo. June is rebellious in nature, always swimming against her mothers dreams for her, not because they were harmful dreams but because she felt she could never live up to them, and she didnt because she thought she couldnt. Her mothers death has brought her face to face with questions about herself, her mother, and both their identities. B. Suyuan Woo. Like any mother Suyuan wanted her daughter to be the best she could be. She pushed her, to make her proud of herself, to give that one child what the two that were swallowed by her past could not. A. An-Mei Hsu. She is a strong woman, whose strength came form her mothers sacrifice. ...
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One More River To Cross - 1,184 words
Crispus Attucks was the first American to die in cause of independence. He was born a slave in 1725, in Massachusetts. He was an expert livestock trader. On March 5, 1770, he left dinner after hearing strange fire bells. He then gathered an angry mob and went to where a British soldier was staying. The soldier shot into the crowd killing Attucks and injuring other civilians. Thousands attended his funeral. Madam C. J. Walker was the first American woman to earn 1 million dollars. On December 23, 1867, she was born into a racist society. She grew up working in the laundry mats, trying to invent a hair product for regrowth. A black man told the ingredients in a dream she had one night. She set ...
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Colored People - 1,563 words
Integration was a main theme or topic in this memoir. It played an important role in the time when Gates was growing up and had a big affect on him throughout his book. Integration changed the way Gates viewed, whites, blacks, restaurants, hairstyles, church, school, etc. He went from a conformist to a rebel to an Episcopal. His community changed with him and the older generation of course did not take to integration as well as most of the younger generation did. Integration was considered a good thing to most people and others believed that Blacks had lost something through the whole ordeal. They believed that they had lost the close knit family ties that segregation indirectly created. Gat ...
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Creole Men In The Awakening - 1,538 words
... th, preferring the game of seduction to the actual seduction itself. Robert Lebrun is a most complex individual. He spends summers on Grande Island with his mother and brother. Robert is infatuated with the married women at the cottages. Robert..had constituted himself the devoted attendant of some fair dame or damsel. Sometimes it was a young girl, again a widow; but often as not it was some interesting married woman. (185) Robert is a good friend to these women. Robert is never taken seriously by the married women though. It was understood that he had often spoke words of love and devotion to Madame Ratignolle, without any thought of being taken seriously. (186) Robert wants to be take ...
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The Death Of Ivan Ilych - 587 words
The Death of Ivan Ilych tells the story of a man on his deathbed realizing that the majority of the things hes done throughout his life was for social acceptance. Concerned only with the thoughts of other people, his own ideas and thoughts were dismissed from importance when it came to self-image. On his deathbed he realizes that In public opinion I was moving uphill, but to the same extent life was slipping away from me. And now its gone and all I can do is die. Ivan found money and work to be the root of all happiness. One of the reasons why Ivan values work and money so much is because these to aspects were escapes from his artificial married life he was leading. For once in his life Iva ...
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Marketing Paper On Burger King - 332 words
TWO COMPETITIVE TOOLS THAT I FEEL WOULD HELP BURGER KING ARE QUALITY AND VARIETY. WE ARE ALL FAMILIAR WITH THEIR PRODUCTS THEREFORE, WE ALL SHOULD AGREE THAT SOMETIMES THE FOOD SEEMS LIKE IT HAS BEEN SITTING ON THE SHELF A WHILE. ALSO, THEY SHOULD INCORPORATE MORE VARIETY INTO THEIR MENU. BURGER KING, (ALONG WITH ALL THE OTHER FAST FOOD RESTAURANTS) HAS SUCH A LIMITED VARIETY OF ITEMS TO CHOSE FROM. SPECIAL ITEM SALE DAYS , AND GIFT DAYS ARE SOME PROMOTIONAL TOOLS THEY SHOULD CONSIDER AS WELL. MCDONALDS HAS SALE DAYS, SO WHY SHOULDNT THEY HAVE THEM AS WELL? MAYBE EVEN GIVE AWAY SOME TOY OR SOMETHING ON GIFT DAY. IF I WERE TO DEVELOP A MARKET RESEARCH PROJECT FOR THIS SINEARIO , IT WOULD GO A ...
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A Lost Sole - 456 words
Here he comes, my wearer! Oh who am I fooling? He never chooses us. After all, the Doc Martins are his favorite, and why shouldnt they be, its the newest trend..blah blah blah! Why would ANYONE choose me, Im all faded, a sad sort of red, not to mention the warn-out sole of my left-sided counterpart. Wait, whats this? Hes picking me up, I cant believe it, hes picking me up. Hes picking MEEE up! Hes putting me down. Ooh, hes picking me back up again! Look at me, Doc Martins. HA! You evil shoes, you devil's footwear! Na-na-na-na-na! My days in the dark are over, and the glorious days of basking in the sun are just beginning! Now you get to sit at home, all day, all dusty, all alone, with no one ...
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Picture Perfect - 1,605 words
Prom is approaching, and Im not ready, I think to myself. I havent bought my dress yet, my shoes, or made any appointments. I dont even have a date! I cant say I blame the guys around here, I mumble while feeling very sorry for myself. Im very predictable. I do the same things every day! I wake up, get ready for school, walk outside to my freezing cold car and scrape off the windows, and head off to school. I wish Dad would let me park in the garage. Im the one that has to leave the house at 7:00 a.m. It is more work for me, though. I dont think anyone really notices, or cares. I only see Dad about twice a week when he comes home from work earlier than normal. I roll out of bed, and stare at ...
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Most Embarrassing Moment - 819 words
When I think of times embarrassing to me, Rather the blonde hair or the big mouth placed on my face, So many moments, I would love to erase. The memory of this one brings back tears. 15 years old, freshman in high school, All I wanted was to be noticed and somewhat cool. Dating a junior, how cool could that be? An awesome football player and homecoming nominee. I knew I could fit in to a new grown up place, Competing against the older girls would be a race. The football player asked for my name. Shy and reluctant I replied to his question, Unaware of his dreaded next suggestion. A date was in the making, what should I do? New in high school and new with guys, What have I done this choice was ...
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The Judgment Day - 1,626 words
Sitting in this waiting room for more than about a day or two of the earthly time measures, Macbeth started to feel bored especially after the two other persons who were waiting with him have been called from the other room. Gazing at the ceiling, which seemed to have no color, Macbeth heard footsteps coming form the same door he entered two days ago. An old blind man came in led by one of those fierce angels, which Macbeth keeps meeting since they woke him up from his grave. After several failing attempts by Macbeth to make noise so to show the blind man that hes not the only one in this room, Macbeth goes to sit in the chair next to this new visitor and starts a conversation, hoping to bre ...
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Who I Am - 849 words
During all of high school, I seemed as if I were hiding behind a mask. When I was at home I was a totally different person. At school I was trying to be a person who could fit in, but the more I tried the more it didnt seem to work. Everywhere I went I would censor what I said depending on my surroundings and the people that were with me. Most of the time I would not say anything at all because I was afraid of being embarrassed. I would always have to change my mode when different people were around me. It was horrible; I hated it. I was getting sick and tired of always being someone I was not. It was about the middle of the summer of 1999, after my junior year, that I realized that being tw ...
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Labor Unions - 749 words
A labor union is as defined in the dictionary, an organization of wage earners formed for the purpose of serving the members' interests with respect to wages and working conditions. Today there are about 16 million workers in the U.S. that belong to a labor union. The pressure upon the employers to raise wages and improve working conditions in a major goal of the labor unions. Labor unions have been around for a long time. The earlier unions were called craft unions, consisting of only a couple members who worked in the same craft. The way unions negotiate for an employment contract is by collective bargaining. Collective bargaining is negotiation between the representatives of organized wor ...
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Ys In The Hands Of An Ego Tripped Boy - 993 words
Little Toys in the Hands of an Ego Tripped god Well, let me introduce myself; my name is Chris Rodgers and as a child I was rather cleaver and many times extremely squirrelly. Because of that my childhood was even more interesting than most childrens. Many of the toys that characterized my essence when I was in the preteen years were the vintage models of the incredible G.I. Joes, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Matchbox Cars, and Cabbage Patch Dolls (and yes I did have names for them). Let me talk to you about these toys in a little detail so you can get an idea of why they characterized my childhood so much. As a child I was extremely ill from birth until around 4th grade. Since I had su ...
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A Streetcar Named Desire - 860 words
In the play A Streetcar Named Desire, Tennessee Williams uses his brilliant writing to bring life to his characters in the story. I will be composing a character sketch on Stanley, one of the main actors in the play. I will focus on evaluating Stanleys ever changing character traits in the role he plays. They consist of different moods that he demonstrates during the play: his aggressiveness, his love for Stella and also his rudeness and cruelty towards Blanche. Lets begin by talking about the way Stanleys aggressiveness affects the climax of the play. During scene three, while the boys were playing poker, Blanche and Stella come into the kitchen and, as a result, disrupt the games. This got ...
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