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Juvenile Crime Aggravated Assault
1,436 wordsChicago police have their eyes pealed. The gangs on the street are on high alert. Just hours before six bullets ripped through a football game at the community park. A fourteen year old and a twelve year old seriously injured, and a thirteen-year old by stander killed by a stray bullet. The suspect, a fourteen year-old gang member, Isaac Cleaves. Two days later Isaac is found hiding in the basement of an abandoned building. You might believe that this is a rare case, but think again. Everyday in...
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Violent Crimes Violent Offenders
1,485 wordsThere has been a steady increase in the number violent crimes committed by todays adolescence. Headlines in newspaper read Two teen kill 13 and wound several others Fourteen year old boy kills one and wounds another. Incidences like these are shocking society today. Why is this violence happening? Todays children are growing up in a more violence society. Violence is shown on television, through video games and through different advertising campaigns. Are young kids killing their peers to solve ...
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Prince William Sound Christian Science Monitor
1,783 wordsOn March 24, 1989 at 4 minutes past midnight, the oil tanker Exxon Valdez struck a reef in Alaska's breath-taking Prince William Sound. Instantaneously, the quiet waters of the sound became a sea of black. "We " ve fetched up - ah - hard aground north of Goose Island off Bligh Reef, and - ah - evidently leaking some oil, " Joseph Hazelwood, captain of the ship, radioed the Coast Guard Marine Safety Office back in Valdez. That "some oil" turned out to be a total of 11, 000, 000 gallons of crude o...
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Little Things School Shootings And Teasing
1,538 wordsIntroduction - Examples of shootings related to teasing and solutions to problem I. Change Atmosphere A. Assailants generally rejected B. Psychological damage C. Led to kill tormentors D. Quotes from others 1) Re: Columbine and its shooters- at least took a stand 2) it did take guts 3) Maybe itll make people think next time II. Students responsibility A. Intentions always told to peers 1) Usually detailed 2) Rarely taken seriously or reported B. Bethel, Alaska story C. Is it worth risking the li...
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Year Old Girl Death Of His Wife
1,850 wordsA memory of sadness and pain always remains in ones mind longer than one of happiness. These negative memories will resurface each time people are reminded of them, and will cause them to act differently in situations then they would have if these past, negative experiences had not taken place. In the novel, Along Came a Spider by James Patterson, the negative experiences that the characters have been put through affect their emotions, feelings, and decisions throughout the rest of their lives. ...
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Three Men Cold Air
2,448 wordsRape Bull Rape in Chengdu Rape in Chengdu Xiao Kim was very late coming back from the Young Womens Club. In Chengdu, in 1957, deep in the heart of a China that was becoming more industrial than rural, it was still safe to walk the streets at any hour, and so the fourteen-year-old felt little fear as she wandered along the sidewalk. Of course, Xiao Kim should have felt at least a little fear. After all, curfew had been thirty minutes before, and even in safe Chengdu there were strict regulations ...
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Vonnegut Kurt Vonnegut
666 wordsHarrison Bergeron an Illustration of false equality The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal (208). This in a nutshell is the premise of Kurt Vonnegut? s short story Harrison Bergeron. Vonnegut? s title character Harrison Bergeron is a picture perfect human being: very tall, handsome and intelligent. Although our society would deem these desirable attributes, in this story? s 2081 AD setting they are highly objectionable. Kurt Vonnegut uses the character Harrison Bergeron to illustrate...
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Wrote This Book Views Of Society
990 wordsIs Huck Finn too Mature? Huck Finn knows more than a fourteen year old boy could possibly know. He has the maturity level of one in their twenties at least. Huck's knowledge and decisions in certain situations in the book exceed the intelligence in general fourteen year old boys. When Samuel Clemens wrote this book, he was well into his mature adult years. Huckleberry Finn represents the adventurous, free spirited life that we all would like to have led in our childhood years. Clemens wrote this...
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Year Old Girl Reader Feels
1,053 wordsWriters use diction and tone to express their work in the form of which they wish their reader to understand it. Tone is the author s attitude toward the reader or the people, places or events in a work as exposed by the author s style. Diction is a writer s choice of words, phrases, sentence structures, and figurative language, which combined with tone help to create meaning. In Audre Lorde s Hanging Fire, Lorde used informal diction with a serious tone to illustrate the frustrations of a fourt...
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Three Weeks Fourteen Year
641 wordsMelissa J. Hay ESCI 3210 Motor Behavior November 16, 2000 Health Fitness Project Health Components Evaluated in Test: 1. One Mile Walk/Run Cardiovascular/Aerobic Endurance 2. Sum of Skin Folds Body Fat Percentage 3. Sit and Reach Flexibility (Lower Back and Hamstrings) 4. Sit Up Abdominal Strength and Endurance 5. Pull Up Upper Body Strength and Endurance Evaluation: Student One The first student is a fourteen year old female. After evaluating this student? s test, it is apparent that the studen...
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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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Kurt Vonnegut Jr Martin Luther King Jr
2,598 wordsKurt Vonnegut, Jr. was depicting the life and the struggles of African-Americans in the United States in the 1960 s and not a futuristic, someday society in his short story Harrison Bergeron. Harrison Bergeron is really an account of a black who showed extra-ordinary talent and yet was shunned and suppressed by society because he was different and therefore regarded as dangerous. Vonnegut, Jr. , who was named one of 100 AUTHORS WHO SHAPED WORLDHISTORY (Perkins 84), often used his short story for...
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Uncle Sam Chat Room
1,094 wordsWho is supposed to be the watchdog on the net? This question will raise the temperature in almost any room. The government already has to many regulations on lots of things, who wants Uncle Sam? s hand in the web. Some of the regulations that are applied are there for specific reasons. Those protect the people before the damage to say a young child posing for porn can be done. Those people that would be trying to regulate the Internet could be going after those sick, pathetic peta files that flo...
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Year Old Girl Conflict Theory
1,424 wordsConflict Theory is a basic concept that was founded by Karl Marx. The theory suggests that everything that happens in society is a result of conflict. This Theory teaches us that the elitist class in society does everything in their power to keep the lower classes where they are. In the Movie Street Wise, Richard, Duane, and Erin are subordinate kids who have to deal with the problems that society has brought on them. This class of kids learns to deal with life in their own way, on the principle...
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