Haight Ashbury San Francisco
801 wordsThe district of Haight Ashbury covered a five-block area starting at the Golden Gate Park and ending around the intersection of Shade and Haight The appeal of Haight Ashbury? Simple; low rent, old Victorian homes, there were little shops everywhere, and a small town good vibe atmosphere and a need for acceptance from ones like themselves. The appeal of Haight Ashbury was simple: low rent, old Victorian houses, little shops everywhere, small town atmosphere and a contagiously good vibe. In the 19...
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Year Old Girl 15 Year
857 wordsThe title of my book is "GO ASK ALICE", anonymous. is a diary of a 15 year old girl and how she had to fight drugs. It is a true story. In general it's about a 15 year old girl who lives a normal life with a good family and a good up-bringing. She has a sister named Alex and a brother named Tim, and two parents. Her father is a professor at the Chicago University. She likes boys and wearing nice clothes and just basically being your average everyday girl. Then she meets this girl named Jan who l...
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Mandatory Minimum Drug Sentences
1,641 wordsMandatory minimum drug sentences should be eliminated. First and foremost the mandatory minimum punishment that is given does not fit the crime. Second of all, Judges can not sentence below a mandatory minimum unless the defendant provides substantial assistance. The final reason that they should be eliminated is because they have a more of an impact on minorities. These are only a few of the reasons why mandatory minimum drug sentences should be taken away. The policy has become a debated topic...
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San Francisco Mental Hospital
1,432 words1. 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. Gran, her grandmother, and Gramps, her grandfather. Roger, a schoolmate with who she is in love for some time. Jill Peters, a schoolmate at her first school. Gerta, Beth, Fawn, friends she meet at her new school. Jan, Marcie, drug-users at her new school. Bill, Joe, Lane, Jacky, drug-users. Chris, a girl with who Alice goes to San ...
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Majority Of People Kinds Of People
1,531 wordsPLUR is a ravers motto. It stands for peace, love, unity, and respect. First of all, a rave is a social event, a phenomenon of modern youth culture (Brown & Behlendorf 4). In most cases, a rave is a dance party in which the ravers experience a sense of community and elevated consciousness through the listening to music, dancing, a positive mood, and the presence of many different kinds of people (4). Ravers are usually known as happy people that are always looking for a good time, although some ...
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State Of Mind Vietnam War
1,806 wordsAllen Ginsberg, born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey, was one of the founders of the Beatnik subculture. His mother was a Communist and extremely paranoid, often trusting her son while scared of her family and the rest of society. Ginsberg struggled through family conflicts and homosexuality throughout his adolescence. Upon graduating high school, he moved on to Columbia University where he, during his freshman year was introduced to Beats such as Lucien Carr and Jack Kerouac who helped hi...
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1,049 wordsAn Indignant Generation. " With all its disruptions and rage, the idea of black revolution was something many white Americans could at least comprehend, if not agree with. When rebellion seized their own children, however they were almost completely at a loss. A product of the posts war "Baby Boom, " nurtured in affluence and concentrated in increasing numbers on college and university campuses. It was a generation marked by an unusual degree of political awareness and cultural alienation. Some ...
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Crying Of Lot 49 Thomas Pynchon
1,166 wordsIn the 1960 s the American society faced many difficulties and important, sometimes, tragic events, such as Vietnam War, usage of the drugs, especially by youth, problems of communication in the society etc. Exactly these problems are vividly described in the novel The Crying of Lot 49 written by Thomas Pynchon. Many people consider this book to be the best work from those written by the author. There is also the opposite side of readers who do not think like that. However, no one can argue that...
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The Effects Of Various States Consciousness On Behavior
1,123 wordsWaking consciousness is the mental state that includes moving and thinking, along with anything else done while we are awake and alert. Behavior during this period is as normal as it can be. Although behavior can differ from person to person, although most people go through the relatively same behavioral patterns. While awake, people go through feelings of happiness, depression, anger, and boredom, to name a few. These feelings can cause people to do different things and act differently than nor...
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One Million Dollars Rich And Famous
1,569 wordsCharles Manson. Charles Manson Charles Manson. He and his cult, The Family, together killed seven people, bloodied and butchered. The people who he and others killed, the Tate and La Bianca families, were wealthy and well-off. What could have made them do such a thing without pity or remorse? Read on? MANSON: The Man Himself In 1954, Manson set up a commune-based cult, drawing in hippies, drifters. and the unemployed at the Spahn Ranch, near Los Angeles. Manson had lovely ideas and his followers...
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Money To Buy Psychedelic Drugs
691 wordsJust say the word DRUG, many definitions and meanings will come to our mind. Drug is used as an ingredient for medicine but many people use drugs in the wrong way. We cant just say that drugs are not only narcotic but also common. Everyday medicines such as aspirins are used. This kind of medicine also are drugs. When we take drugs the right way as medication with the approval of a doctor, drugs could help to ease the pain and illness. There are many types of drugs in this world. The common drug...
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Blood Stream Cause Death
739 wordsAlot of people who have tried drugs have experienced side-effects which are sometimes dangerous. If the users do not understand what they are doing it could end up in fatality. Not everyone reacts to drugs in the same way as others People with mental disorders may be pushed over the edge by their experiences with LSD (Lysergic acid diethyl amide, a hallucinogenic drug) and similar drugs that produce hallucinations. Effects vary with body weight. Lighter people will get bigger effects to heavier ...
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Marijuana Is Widely Cause A Person High
304 wordsMarijuana is widely Drugs Drugs Marijuana is widely available in the black market. It has a slew of names, the most popular being pot and grass. It is in actuality a weed and will grow anywhere. An example of this is in New York a special kind of pot grows there its called New York White. It gets its name from the white hue in its leaves. It grew in the sewers from all the pot seeds that people flushed down the toilet. The compost and stuff in the sewer along with its humid condition made it ide...
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Alcoholic Beverages Psychoactive Drugs
345 wordsIn the American life style psychoactive drugs are both accepted and criticized. This is due to the mixed signals that Americans send to our youth. As a society we accept certain drugs for medical use and reject people who use psychoactive drugs to get a high or buzz. Is there a difference if a person drinks a beer or takes a hit of LSD. These two drugs both cause an individual to get high and fell good. The only difference is that alcoholic beverages are legal and LSD is illegal. Why is this two...
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Brain Damage Dance Clubs
2,621 wordsIn the year 1998, there were approximately 1. 2 million ecstasy pills coming into the United States which increased ten fold by the year 1999, bringing in 12. 1 million tablets. It is the most widely used drug next to marijuana among young adults and dominates the rave and club scene. Ecstasy is a psychedelic amphetamine that has gained popularity over the past 20 years because of its ability to produce strong feelings of comfort, empathy, and connection to others. MDMA use is closely tied to th...
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San Francisco Drug Users
452 wordsGo ask AlicAlice, the writer of the diary. Shes 15 years old when the story begins. Her real name is not known. Mom, her mother, and Dad, her father, a university professor. Alex (andrew), her sister. Tim, her brother. Gran, her grandmother, and Gramps, her grandfather. Roger, a schoolmate with who she is in love for some time. Jill Peters, a schoolmate at her first school. Gerta, Beth, Fawn, friends she meet at her new school. Jan, Marcie, drug-users at her new school. Richie, Ted, pushers. Bil...
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Grateful Dead San Francisco
1,723 wordsJerome John Garcia was born in 1942, in San Francisco's Mission District. His father, a spanish immigrant named Jose Joe Garcia, had been a jazz clarinetist and Dixieland bandleader in the thirties, and he named his new son after his favorite Broadway composer, Jerome Kern. In the spring of 1948, while on a fishing trip, Garcia saw his father swept to his death by a California river. After his fathers death, Garcia spent a few years living with his mothers parents, in one of San Francisco's work...
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Side Of The Road Opens The Door
3,225 wordsLooking out the window, a sign on the side of the road reads, ? speed limit 25? . I think it should be much higher, but I suppose residents of the road want to get out of their driveways without being smashed by a speeding car. I look down at the dashboard, which is covered with beer cans (there? s no bottles because they always end up finding their way out the window and onto signs and other objects), various coins, and assortments of waste products. Directing my gaze away from the hideous sigh...
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Studies Have Shown Effects Of Marijuana
794 wordsMarijuana is the most widely used illegal drug. It is considered to be a drug that is very addictive, and bad for you. Even though scientists have proven that it is not addictive, and that it is really no worse for you than other socially acceptable drugs like caffeine, tobacco, and alcohol. There are many common myths about it, and about the people who use it. Some of which include, that marijuana is a gateway drug that leads to the use of harder drugs like heroin, LSD, and cocaine. Others say ...
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Mandatory Minimum Sentences Mandatory Minimums
1,044 wordsPrisoners of War: Fighting Back Against Mandatory Minimum Sentences Jess Brock Prisoner number 59817 - 079, Zulima Buitrago. She was charged and convicted of conspiracy to distribute cocaine, even though she wasnt in possession of any drugs or money. While out at the movies with her children, a friend of hers conducted a drug deal in her garage. When he got busted, in order to avoid a life sentence, he claimed that Zulima was involved in the drug deal as well. At the time of her arrest, Zulima w...
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