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    1. In terms of casting for Stella Kowalski, the actress would have to be young and gentle looking. She would also most likely be of average beauty. In the play Stella is described as, “…a gentle young woman, about twenty-five, and of a background obviously quite different from her husband” (1778). This meaning that her husband is rough looking while Stella is delicate and small. Another example of Stella being slightly delicate is how Blanche refers to her. Blanche calls her a “precious lamb” (1781). Even though the name is endearing, it is a term most commonly used when speaking to small children or to babies as a lamb is very small and very delicate. The actress would also have to have a “radiant smile” (1784). So the actress would need to be young, gentle looking and is delicate in figure and in the way she presents her lines to the audience. 2. Stella’s reactions to Stanley: • When Stanley yells up to Stella, she responds “Mildly” (1778) • When Stanley throws the package up to Stella, she “cries out it protest but manages to catch it: then she laughs breathlessly” (1778) • Stella is always eager to be with Stanley like asking to go watch him bowl (1778) • Stella is protective of Stanley when Blanche asks, “Will it be decent?” (1783) and Stella responds, “Stanley is Polish, you know.” (1783) • “She jumps up and kisses him” (1788). • Stella tries to be commanding; “You come out with me while Blanche is getting dressed” (1790). • Stella is the submissive partner, “Stanley…

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    that tolerates every religion; this was how many immigrants pictured America. Who wouldn’t want to immigrate to such a perfect utopia? The only problem was, the United States wasn’t as perfect as the rumors implied. For the Scots-Irish and the Mexicans, this was found out the hard way. The Scots-Irish population started off relatively small in America. From 1718-1720 only 2,600 Scots-Irish had immigrated to America, but within the next fifty years nearly 250,000 more followed suit. For the…

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    1.Since the reading did not clearly state when Penn was alive I looked it up and he lived from 1644-1718. So, he was not alive in 1776, although on the first page it was stated that the government would be modeled by the way William Penn ran it. The kind of leader he was must have influenced others after his death. During the time of the revolution no one knew of Penn and never gave him a chance to show off his leadership skills. The American radicals wanted more order to run their land and did…

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    Golden Age of Piracy Benjamin Hornigold was one of the 18th-century pirates, along with his many projects he started ( History of Humanity). He was a famous pirate possibly out of the English country Norfolk. It is not confirmed where he was born, but latest discoveries lead to historians thinking he came from Norfolk. Ben was born in 1680 and died 1719. He died at the age of thirty nine by getting captured near Havana in the spring of 1718. Ben was known to have died by captivity. His first…

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    Pirate Essay Number 2

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    Born Edward Teach circa 1690, he got his skills and experiences in sailing and seamanship while serving on a British privateering ship based in the Caribbean. He became a Captain of a ship when he captured a French ship named La Concorde and renamed it Queen Anne’s Revenge. He attacked many ships along the Caribbean capturing two smaller vessels adding them to his fleet. Black Beard reached the climax of his career while blockading the port of Charleston, S.C. in 1718 for 6 days. Black Beard…

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    Blackbeard's Revenge

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    Blackbeard, also identified as Edward Teach, was hunted down and killed off North Carolina’s Outer Banks during a battle with a British naval force sent from Virginia. In 1713, he commenced his “pirating career” when he became a crewman aboard a Caribbean ship ordered by Benjamin Hornigold. History claims that Blackbeard had as many as fourteen wives. Teach was said to be a native of England and in 1717 he captured and took over a French ship and improved its armament to forty guns, and renamed…

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    Maria Agnesi was born in Milan, Italy on May 16, 1718 and died January 6, 1799. She is the oldest daughter of Pietro Agnesi and Anna Brivio. Pierto Agnesi was a wealthy man who was able to afford her the best tutors so they she was literate. At a young age she was a prodigy and spoke French at five. At the age of nine she mastered Latin, Greek, Hebrew, and several modern languages. In her teenage years she mastered mathematics. The house of the Agnesi had many guests, but she was shy and didn’t…

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    may lead to employees who are complacent or who will mistrust the processes of their organization. It may also lead to high employee turnover, which creates its own set of challenges for an organization. In the field of project management, when an organization is managing an assortment of projects at once, this is referred to as their project portfolio. The portfolio concept can be used in any organization who has multiple facets of their business to manage to realize their overall goals.…

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    New Orleans had been founded in 1718 where slaves were the first people to believe and introduce the religion of Voodoo. Many colonists fled to New Orleans and from there new arrivals of Voodoo began to develop. Slaves were the first people to believe in Voodoo because soon after New Orleans was founded there were slave camps near New Orleans that were established in swamps, where they were beaten and hurt until their death. Slaves who were strong enough to get through the beating and hurt were…

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    On Monday, August 10, 2015, I, second shift Homicide Detective Tim Welsh, Badge #1718, was notified at the autopsy of RONDEL VALENTINE was going to be conducted on this day. I arrived at the Franklin County Morgue at approximately 8:34 a.m. At that time, I gathered some basic information. The Franklin County Coroner’s Office assigned it Case #15-2031. The autopsy was going to be preformed by Dr. Donald Pojman and Forensic Technician Melinda Coffman. Prior to the autopsy beginning, I…

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