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  • The Battle Of Midway: Lessons Learned

    North Africa, and the Atlantic as well as in the Pacific. Through the preceding years, the United States cautiously escalated its support for the Allied countries in the European theater with Anglo-American partnership programs such as the Lend-Lease Act and Destroyers for Bases until war was declared on Germany and Italy in order maintain a measure of neutrality. In contrast, the deliberate attack on Pearl Harbor surprised the nation and ignited an unanimous fervor for the destruction of the Japanese war machine. As the Japanese marched across Southeast Asia and the South Pacific nearly unchallenged, the American people sorely yearned for a decisive victory in the Pacific. Retribution would come on June 4, 1942 near a small cluster of islands that lay nearly equidistant between San Francisco and Tokyo in the North Pacific Ocean in what would be described as the “miracle at Midway.” The battle of Midway positioned a numerically inferior and inexperienced United States Navy fleet against an enormous, combat-seasoned fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The United States decisive victory at the battle of Midway “reversed the seemingly irresistible momentum toward Japanese victory and started the long comeback of American forces from the disasters of Pearl Harbor.” As Admiral Chester Nimitz, Commander in Chief, United States Pacific Fleet recalled, “With Midway things were just getting started…the march across the Pacific had not begun. After Midway there was no…

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  • Alaska Response Paper

    Response Paper One In this paper, I will respond to three topics that will include: “Alaska and Its People” by Maria SHAA TLAA Williams, The Aleuts of the Pribilof Islands, Alaska by Helen D. Corbert and Susanne W Swibold, as well as the video of Beautiful Journey by Demientieff and Williams, and closing with a summary of power point Alaska Native Perspectives Na Dena – Athabascan Peoples by Maria Williams. According to The Alaska Native Reader of your book, Alaska is one fifth the size of…

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  • My True Home Essay

    Alaska is the largest and the least populated of the fifty United States. Full of mountain ranges and majestic wildlife, it has always captivated people’s attention. However with large distances between largely populated areas and the cold temperatures with long winters most people shy away from living there. But for me Alaska is my one true home; where I have family and friends, and where I want to one day settle down to spend the rest of my life. My one true home has always been Alaska, the…

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  • Personality And Evil In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    Brave New World is a novel that encompases what it means to be a utopian society. A seemingly perfect world full of happiness, ease, and encouraged pleasure. Everything is uniform, decided and precise. Everyone fits a specific mold. Those who stray however, are set aside and exiled. Utopian societies have been attempted throughout history through various forms of government, all which eventually failed due to the fact that complete perfection cannot be achieved as long as there is free will. In…

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  • Inis Beag Analysis

    John C. Messenger is the author of the ethnography Inis Beag, isle of Ireland. as written in May 1969 and expresses in detail the culture of Inis Beag. The author is “Professor in the department of anthropology the fork Lord institution in the program of African studies at Indiana University. He received his PhD from Northwestern University. Publishes numerous articles chapters and books and monographs concerning the cultures of the Anang, the Irish, and the Montserrat islanders of the West…

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  • Inis Beag Summary

    Inis Beag: Isles of Ireland The ethnography, Inis Beag: Isles of Ireland, was written by John C. Messenger in May 1969 and expresses in detail the culture of Inis Beag island. John C. Messenger was a “Professor in the Department of Anthropology the Folklore Institution in the program of African Studies at Indiana University. He received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. Publishes numerous articles, chapters in books and monographs concerning the cultures of the Anang, the Irish, and the…

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  • Elements Of A Dystopian Society

    A utopia is an idea of a perfect society, meaning everyone lives in peace and harmony. Unlike the book, Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline, which is based off of a dystopian society where people are selfish and degrading of everything and everyone. Based on the future, the book was lived through a virtual video game called OASIS where anything and everything is possible unlike the real world that he is scared to face. This game is his way of escaping the prison like schools and unstable economy…

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  • Motherhood In Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

    the love of his life. This all started through the type of movies that civilization had made. Movies were made so that the viewer can feel what was going on in the movie. “I don’t think you need to see things like this. Things like this horrible film, it was base, it was ignorable” (169-170). John couldn’t truly understand the feeling that the movie he had seen that it had given Lenina. This as well as other factors led to John losing Lenina because of the way society had taught Lenina what…

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  • Seahaven In The Truman Show

    Seahaven, a wonderful place in the world of The Truman Show. The Community, another wonderful place in the world of The Giver. Why would anyone want to leave these two places? Truman left the show, and Jonas left his community. Seahaven is a passive city, there is no poverty or unemployment. The Jonas’s community is also like this, they have little to no conflicts at all in the community. This also happened during the Enlightenment period. The situation was a bit different back then, their…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Millennials: The New Greatest Generation

    Joel Stein is the author of an article about society’s views on millennials entitled “Millennials: The New Greatest Generation” which is featured in Time magazine in 2013. Stein argues how millennials will be the change the future needs and express his unwavering belief in them as a generation. In his attempt to persuade his readers, he makes cruel generalizations about the peer group saying that they are “lazy, entitled, selfish, and shallow” (Stein 28).Stein uses rhetorical strategies called…

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