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York Pantheon Books Eric Clapton
1,500 words... ninety, feelings borne from a life of oppression and hardship, to fuel some of the most moving, emotion filled music ever heard. "His guitar seemed to talk- repeat and say words like no one else in the world could, " recalls one of Roberts former friends. "This sound affected most women in a way I could never understand. One time in St. Louis me and Johnson were playing a party. When we had quit, I noticed no one was saying anything. Then I realized they were crying both women and men" (Finn...
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Gay Teens In High School
1,083 wordsOne gay man remembers his high school years as filled with intense loneliness, fear and self-hatred. Another recalls spending every lunch period in a bathroom stall. A lesbian recollects her bottling up all her emotions and silencing all spontaneous gestures, terrified of saying or doing anything to betray her own secret. Unusual memories? Not at all. Most gay people, and many of todays gay teens in high school, can describe similar tales. In most teenagers lives, they experience a wonderful fou...
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Washington D C Grand Jury
1,171 wordsThe Watergate Affair, is the worst political scandal in U. S. history. It led to the resignation of the president, Richard M. Nixon, after he became implicated in an attempt to cover up the scandal. The Watergate Affair refers to the break-in and electronic bugging in 1972, of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate apartment, and office building complex in Washington D. C. The term was applied to several related scandals. More than thirty administration officials, campai...
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Women And Children Third Class
2,604 words... She made immediate plans to return to America after receiving the bad news. She booked passage on the first ship to America, which happened to be the Titanic (web). She boarded in Cherbourg, France and considered herself lucky and was put in a stateroom on B deck for $ 130. By Thursday evening Brown was well aquatinted with Colonel Archibald Gracie, who would later throw her into a lifeboat unwittingly. On the night of the collision, Brown had stayed up to finish reading a book as she was an...
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Eight Hundred Ice Age
996 words... , the Atlantean's attempted to leave the continent in order to teach other civilizations what they had learned and about their culture (Starbuck). Arysio Nunes dos Santos has a different theory than the others. Santos places the continent of Atlantis in the Indies, India and Indonesia. So far this is the only place where there have been virtually no sightings of Atlantis. He believes that the remains of Atlantis lie at the bottom of the of the South China Sea. He also agrees with Plato on ho...
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Brave New World Mores Utopia
1,746 wordsThe vision of one century is often the reality of the next (Nelson 108). Throughout time, great minds have constructed their own visions of utopia. Through the study of utopias, one finds that these perfect societies have many flaws. For example, most utopias tend to have an authoritarian nature (Manuel 3). Also, another obvious imperfection found in the majority of utopias is that of a faulty social class system (Thomas 94). But one must realized that the flaws found in utopian societies serve ...
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American Civil War Abraham Lincoln
1,577 wordsA PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS A picture is worth a thousand words. During the 1860 election Republican presidential nominee, Abraham Lincoln was hoping this common expression was factual. Lincoln told one supporter, "By the lesson of the past, and the united voice of all discreet friends, I am neither (to) write or speak a word for the public. " According to a presidential historian, Arthur Schlesinger, "Lincoln was the least active of the four candidates and the only one who did not make ...
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San Diego Greenhaven Sirs Researcher
1,235 words... hold the same discipline as an adult prison, but keeping the services provided to a minimum. We are trying to teach these criminals a lesson. Neither juvenile nor adult prison should be a pleasant place to live. There have been many recent trends in Juvenile law enforcement from ranches, to boot camps even holding the parents responsible for the parents responsible for their childrens crime (Landau 97). It is stated that students should be taught at a young age in school that if you do the c...
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1984 The Reflection Of George Orwell
1,165 words... displays his understanding of social economic classes through Winston. In Nineteen Eighty-Four, Winston often takes long walks among the Prole section, finding comfort in their masses. Visiting the Chestnut Tree Cafe, Winston takes advantage of the absence of a tele screen which is normally present everywhere, monitoring every move, to speak to an old man about the past. Winston loves the objects of the Proles, and when he finds a glass ornament with a piece of coral inside an antique shop, ...
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Cruel And Unusual Capital Punishment
1,453 wordsThe use of capital punishment in the U. S. is a growing concern for most American citizens. According to statistics seventy percent of Americans are in support of the death penalty, while only thirty percent are against it. These statistics show that few people are against capital punishment ("Fact" 1). With the use of the death penalty growing the controversy is becoming more heated. With only twelve states left not enforcing it the resistance is becoming futile ("Fact" 4). Many debates have be...
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Stop Global Warming Greenhouse Gasses
2,415 words... over yet, is nothing but a prelude to the future. According to scientists, the effect of global warming is behind the increase of killer hurricanes. The periodicity of hurricanes in the next hundred years is going to increase by 60 - 70 % according to recent studies. Its been noted the formation of hurricanes is closely related to weather conditions around the globe. In 1991 the winters were particularly cold in Alaska and Siberia, yet it was the same year when many furious hurricanes, notab...
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Brave New World Plato
1,787 wordsLiterary Utopian Societies? The vision of one century is often the reality of the next? ? (Nelson 108). Throughout time, great minds have constructed their own visions of utopia. Through the study of utopias, one finds that these? perfect? societies have many flaws. For example, most utopias tend to have an authoritarian nature (Manuel 3). Also, another obvious imperfection found in the majority of utopias is that of a faulty social class system (Thomas 94). But one must realized that the flaws ...
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Death Penalty Capital Punishment
958 wordsEven though they are just kids, should they be tried as adults? The United States Supreme Court has ruled that the execution of children as young as sixteen is not cruel and unusual punishment. Out of thirty-eight states with the death penalty, thirteen have set the minimum age for death at eighteen; four states set the minimum at seventeen; nine set the minimum age at sixteen; twelve have no minimum age specified. In 1996, prosecutors in the state of Mississippi sought the death penalty for juv...
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Drug Enforcement Agency United States Government
1,541 wordsMarijuana for Medical Use For many years the United States government has prohibited some drugs, such as marijuana, from being sold in the marketplace. Yet, even with prohibition, marijuana use has only decreased minimally. Because of its illegality, only the bad aspects of marijuana use have been made known. However, there are many positive aspects of marijuana legalization, including its application concerning medical cures. As of today, in most of the states, marijuana is classified as an ill...
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Microsoft Internet Explorer Microsoft Corporation
1,713 wordsMicrosoft Antitrust Case Since 1998, the Microsoft Corporation has been struggling with an antitrust case against the United States Justice Department. They are being charged with violating aspects of the Sherman Act. This act prohibits companies from using their size and power as a monopoly to expand their positions and take hold of new markets. It is not illegal for a company to be a monopoly, but it is illegal for the company to use their size as an advantage over other companies (Lohr articl...
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Negative Consequences Salt Lake
1,640 wordsVo 1 MTV influences on Teenagers No longer just a cable network for music, music television channel MTV has become an important factor in shaping values for American teenagers because of shows such as Tom Green, Real World and Road Rules. Many of the music videos are also past of this trend. Unlike other TV programs, Tom Green does not have the director. The show is created by a middle-aged Tom Green and a cameraman. For most of the time that I watch, Tom Green goes from street to street, store ...
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