Aaron McGruder

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  • Satirical Cartoons: The Boondocks And Black Dynamite

    forehead, but we cannot let that be a crutch. Especially when there are so many fine substitutes: spade, porch monkey, jiggaboo. I say the next time you gonna call a darkie a nigga, you call that coon a jungle bunny instead" (yyomommacallinme, 2008). This scene was aired on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim broadcasting station without any censorship of the discriminating words towards African American people. Many people claim that these events that are shown in cartoons are not real, which makes it “okay” to represent African American people in this way or any other race. This is why many audience members find these racial events humorous since it did not actually happen (Am I missing Something, 2014). However, the creators of The Boondocks, Aaron McGruder, and Black Dynamite, Michael Jai White, Byron Minns, and Scott Sanders, have used events that have happened in reality to point out the terrible acts that take place in the world (Thomas, 2015). This has resulted in audience members viewing the racial oppressions the African American community faces in reality as a joke instead of a serious…

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  • Analytical Essay: Aaron The Mountain Of Strength

    Aaron the Mountain of Strength He was the son of Amram & Jochebed, but he was most known for being the eldest brother of the Egyptian prince, Moses. Aaron was a powerful speaker; his name rightly fit him as a mountain of strength, or teacher in some interpretations; Aaron was both. Even though Moses got the credit for freeing the Hebrews from bondage, Aaron was actually the spokesman during the rescue of God’s chosen people. Aaron was a godly man who became a high priest but like all, faltered…

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  • Analysis Of A Magnificent Catastrophe By Edward J. Larson

    is focus on the First Presidential Campaign in the 1800s. Prior to 1800, the United States had not presidential election, but electoral politics is re-oriented United States in it is definite direction and solidified the two party system since 1800, so that is reason why this book is worth of notice. He has written about Founding Fathers of America who are Jefferson, John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, and Aaron Burr during the critical 1800 election. They have participated in the country’s…

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  • How Was Thomas Jefferson A Political Compromiser?

    Borden believed Thomas Jefferson as a political compromiser as he was calm the fears of the Federalists, with a majority viewing President Jefferson as a threat to the twelve years of the constitution properly functioning (Madaras 117). His own journey and ascension to the Presidency of America was one of a tumultuous background, with the election of 1800 being a tie between Aaron Burr and Thomas Jefferson (Madaras 117).The very reason Thomas Jefferson was given the position of the Presidency…

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  • Analysis Of Thomas Jefferson: The Pen Of Revolution

    done in those days and Jefferson received the second highest number of votes in the Electoral College due to some fighting within the Federalist Party. According to the rules of the time, this made Jefferson the vice president and John Adams the president (History). Jefferson completed his duties as vice president with no difficulties, and even wrote a manual on how to guide congressional meetings. He also did little to prevent Republican disapproval and opposition to the presidential…

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  • Analysis Of The Silence By Joseph J. Ellis

    Throughout this all-encompassing novel, Joseph J. Ellis is depicting what truly happened in prominent political events rather than the common ideas. He extensively goes into great depths rather than merely scraping the surface of these phenomenal affairs. Specifically, he elaborates on events such as the Duel between Hamilton and Burr, The Compromise of 1790, the plague of slavery, George Washington 's presidency, and the rocky friendship between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. It is more than…

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  • Similarities Between 2016 And The Election Of 1800

    The presidential election of 2016 and the presidential election of 1800 were two of the most divisive and partisan elections in the history of the United States, and many of the lessons learned from the election of 1800 have carried on through the years and become relevant to this election two hundred and sixteen years later. While the election of 2016 is widely regarded as unusual, the election of 1800 was also unusual in its time for some very similar reasons, and Edward J. Larson’s book, A…

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  • The Founding Brothers Summary

    early years of our Nation. Ellis uses his vast knowledge of the people and era to read between the lines of six famous historical events. The six chapters each relate an event that showed how fragile our fathers found the nation and how fervently they worked at keeping the union intact. He encourages us not to think back from the time where we stand, but where our founding fathers stood, taking in the various influences and forces that they faced when making their decisions. For brevity, I will…

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  • Aaron Burr's Character In Aaron Hamilton: An American Musical

    Aaron Burr is the narrator of the play, singing directly to the audience at times. His character is openly introduced in the first song of the show when he says “And me? I’m the damn fool that shot him” (Miranda, Hamilton: An American Musical). Burr’s character is charged with making the transitions and providing context for the audience. He sets up the scenes and informs the audience where we are in history, which is essential because the play spans a rather long period of time. The production…

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  • How Did Thomas Jefferson Influence The Louisiana Purchase

    Thomas Jefferson who lived from the year 1743 to 1826, was the author of the declaration of independence, the third president of the United States of America and a leading figure in America 's development. He was once the governor of Virginia and later he served as The United States secretary of state, then he became the vice president under John Adams. He moved to become a president for two terms, from 1801 to 1809. During his terms as president, America became a striving nation of small…

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