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    Finding Nemo is a movie that begins with a family of fish. The mother and almost all of her eggs are attacked. The mother is killed along with all of the eggs, except one. The final egg left is named Nemo, and is raised solely by his father, Marlin. In the attack, Nemo was injured and now has one fin that is smaller than the other. He does not let his fin define him and calls it his “lucky” fin. After seeing his family killed, Marlin is very over protective of Nemo and is very nervous to let him out of his sight to go to school. Once Nemo gets to school, he meets a large variety of friends and they go on their first field trip. While on the field trip, Nemo is dared by one of the other students to go and touch a boat that is out of the distance in which they were supposed to stay in. Nemo accepts the challenge and ends up being captured by fishermen. Nemo later wakes up to find himself in a fish tank in a dental office with several other types of fish. Once Marlin finds out that Nemo is missing, he meets another fish named Dory. Since Marlin is in a panic, Dory decides to help him find Nemo, despite have the loss of memory that she suffers from. On the search for Nemo, Marlin and Dory run into several sharks, one of which is named Bruce. Marlin and Dory are scared at first, but the Bruce approaches them and explains that the sharks believe that fish are friends, and not food. Back in the doctor’s office, Nemo comes up with a plan to play dead, so that he will get flushed down…

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    Bewitched: Sisters at Heart Once upon a time there was a typical American girl, who happened to bump into a typical American boy. She kept bumping into him until one day they decide they had better sit down and talk this over before one of them had an accident. They became good friends and found they had a lot in common. The boy found the girl hard to resist so, he did what any red-blooded American boy would do. He asked her to marry him. They had a typical wedding, they went on a typical…

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    “Tornadoes and God” I personally do not agree with Piper’s claim that fierce tornadoes are the fingers of God. Also, I do not believe that God directly determined the tornado to kill all who died in the natural disaster, including babies and children. The Bible states that Jesus holds all of nature together. Yes, I believe that God can prevent natural disasters. On the other hand, I still believe that sometimes God shows us He causes natural disasters as a judgment against sin. I do not…

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    During the American Civil War, over 179, 000 black soldiers served in the Union Army. Edward Zwick's 1989 film Glory explores one of the Civil War's first all-black volunteer regiment through the narration of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick). After serving at the Battle of Antietam, Colonel Shaw is offered the command of the first all-African-American regiment. During his leadership, Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, are confronted with discrimination from both…

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    Imagine having to give a presentation in class on a topic that is completely new to you. Your research consists only of typing the topic into Google and copying down the definition that pops up, and that is it. When you go to give your presentation, you put up a slide with only that definition on it. How well do you think that presentation will go? Probably not real great because the context is missing. When one’s only focus is on the conclusion, or the answer, the process of learning, and…

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    What Is Neo-Darwinism?

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    (if quietly) acknowledged that Darwin was not entirely correct in all of his theoretical assumptions (such as with his incomplete theory concerning physical genetic inheritance through “gemmules”, a problem supposedly circumvented by later work14), head of a larger paradigm within British science with debts to figures such as Charles Lyell and Thomas Malthus15, and could be questioned on his smaller details and methodological structuring to some degree, as with any scientist or scientific…

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    The American Civil War was fought from 1861-1865. It was a turning point for this still young nation. One of the many units that fought for the North was the 54th Massachusetts, a unit of all free black men. The men in this unit were all free when they volunteered to join and fight. Though promised differently, the men of the 54th Massachusetts did not receive the same pay as a white soldier of the same rank. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and his men were one of the main units in the assault on…

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    To What Extent do IQ Tests Effectively Measure Intelligence? Introduction Albert Einstein, a famous theoretical physicist, once said that “the true sign of intelligence is not knowledge, but imagination.” While scholastic aptitude can play a large role in determining one’s intelligence, creativity is also a major factor. IQ tests, or intelligence quotient tests, are supposed to measure intelligence, but due to their ability to measure creativity, their accuracy is highly debated. According to…

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    notion was eventually put to song by Private Miles O'Reilly, under the pseudonym Charles Graham Halpine, in his poem named “Sambo’s Right to Be Kilt”, which states “the right to be kilt we’ll divide with him [African Americans], and give him the largest half!” Such widespread prejudice provided the men of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment with a proverbial uphill battle that they would have to work immensely hard to overcome. The first step to winning this battle was proving that as African…

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    for African-Americans to serve in the United States military for the first time. Action for the airmen became a reality when “early in February 1863, the abolitionist Governor John A. Andrew of Massachusetts issued the Civil War’s first call for black soldiers” (“The 54th Massachusetts Infantry”). Although the soldiers were named the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, many of the men did not come from Massachusetts. They came from places such as New York, Indiana, Ohio, and others came from Canada.…

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