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  • American Civil Rights Movement: Rosa Parks

    She lost her job and violated the segregation law. Yet, she was the girl that was awarded the 1999 congressional gold medal. (“Rosa Parks”). Her name was Rosa Parks. She was known by many for her brave acts of preventing segregation and never giving up. “The only tired I was, was tired of giving in.” ,said Rosa Parks, one of her most famous quotes. (Crowther). Rosa Parks was born in the town of Tuskegee, Alabama on February 4, 1913. Rosa was a child of two, her younger brother was named…

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  • Martin Luther King's Role In Ending The Civil Rights Movement

    Martin Luther king is one of the hero and leader of the human being who fought for the equality taking the path of nonviolence and peace. He is remembered once in a year on his honor in the United State. He is one of the non president who is honored with public holiday. King led the Civil Rights Movement in the United State from the mid 1950s until his death by assassination in 1968. King who was born in the Atlanta Georgia. He is one of the Babtist minister and civil rights activist who played…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Roller Coasters In Tennessee

    Most of the pictures were like that when me, my brother, mom, and grandparents went to Dollywood in Tennessee. That was when I actually rode a roller coaster that went straight up and had loops and went upside down. To start off, when we got to the park, it was a scorching hot day and the line seemed like it would go on for forever. The first ride was not really that bad, it was like any other rollercoaster except it went backwards some of the way and there was…

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  • Martin Luther King Impact

    Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a heroic icon in the eyes of many, especially the African American population. He wore an array of many different hats for all mankind. His Christian values help to shape his platform of justice and equality in his every walk of life. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. contributed to African Americans greatly by organizing the Montgomery Bus Boycott, leading the Civil Rights Movement, and ending segregation. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. had a…

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  • Rosa Parks And Equality

    to give up their seat for a white patron. Teaching Tolerance had summed up the actions of these women, "the [arrest of Rosa Parks and her refusal to move from her seat when being told to by a bus driver] could be the story of a number of brave, mostly unheralded African America women in Montgomery who refused to yield their bus seats to white patrons — months before Rosa Parks'…

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  • Peaceful Resistance To Law

    Peaceful resistance to laws impact a free society in a positive way. The reason I say this because throughout the years we seen cases/ events that show how being resistance to law could ended up in violence. Unarm people being killed who was just protesting peacefully with other millions of people gathered at the place. Being resistful towards problems you come across in your life like walking to school, work or just casually walking down the street just shows that you wont indulge in the…

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  • The Importance Of Freedom In Little Rock Arkansas

    Many times in history, certain groups have been limited freedom. They are seen as inferior, and are mistreated. They have barely any rights, and do not know how to get out of it, and if it will ever get better. This happened in Little Rock, Arkansas. Nine students integrated into a school of white children, and they were not treated nicely. They need to know what role to play in order to gain more freedom. Individuals play a huge part in how their futures will turn out. The most important role…

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  • The Civil Rights Movement: A Life Of Rosa Parks

    Rosa Parks, although known and celebrated for one particular incident, led a life of boldness and tenacity, which was rare for her gender and generation. On that day in 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus, when the bus driver said, “I’m going to have you arrested,” Parks simply answered, “You may do that” (Rosa Parks). “You may do that,” a short, but powerful, reply and a summary of Parks view on racial justice. Although it is easy to remember a person based on one particular…

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  • Negative Effects Of Peaceful Resistance

    The Impact of Peaceful Resistance: Positive or Negative The United States of America, the land of the free and the home of the brave. This famous line from the United States’ national anthem is a direct reference to people’s freedom and their ability to act upon their rights. This idea is the basic foundation to the concept of peaceful resistance or civil disobedience. Peaceful resistance allows a protestor to use their freedom of speech to go against an unjust act in order to gain equity…

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  • Tim Burton Techniques

    Tim Burton Timothy Walter Burton, the American director, has spent his life making important contributions to the film industry. He uniquely incorporates aspects of gothic film, horror, fantasy, and comedy to create masterpieces that shape the film industry. However, there is something special about the films that Burton creates, something that is difficult to define. I believe that Burton has created his own genre of film by blending elements of gothic film, fantasy and German expressionism.…

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