Ally Carter

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  • My Life Next Door Analysis

    An example of this is in the Gallagher Girls series by Ally Carter. This series focuses on five characters who are teen spies, that attend a private spy school reserved only for girls. The girls exceed the intelligence of any other their age, having to go through rigorous training- both mental and physical. Because all of them are well aware of what their strengths and weaknesses are missions are completed efficiently and keeps readers engaged and wanting more. A second, more emotional example would be Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Hannah Baker is a high school girl that committed suicide, but left 13 tapes- each for a person that helped drive her towards her death. Each person was very different from the others, and this helped get Asher’s point across more clearly; anything that is done unto a…

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  • The D-Day: The Invasion Of Normandy

    of 1944. June 6th, 1944 is arguably the greatest turning point in World War II. Planning large-scale attacks on five heavily guarded beaches was a prevalent concern of the Allies. Landing on each of those five beaches was an even greater challenge. However one must learn to walk before we can run, preparation was a major key to the success of these attacks. While D-Day was never officially planned months ahead for this specific date, the Allies were making moves that would eventually give them…

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  • Red Ball Express Research Paper

    On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of heavily fortified French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France. After the invasion, Allied Commanders had to confront a problem, “How are the Allies going to sustain one of the largest fighting force ever assembled, moving faster than any Army before it?” The Red Ball Express provides the solution for Allied Commanders. While the success came with a hefty price tag, the desperate…

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  • Battle Camp Narrative

    My legs are dying from exhaustion and from all the beatings I have endured. From what I can see though, I seem to be a target of the guards. They try to tear me down so everyone else will become pained when one of their own is suffering so much. Since I have so much time to think while we march I begin to think of all possibilities of our fate. The two leading ones were that they either marched us to death or we are met by Ally troops and freed. I see that the Germans were obviously trying to…

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  • Essay On Iran Hostage Crisis

    could be lost in a blink of an eye. Even though 14 women, African Americans, and 1 ill stricken hostage were released after 2 years, H52 innocent people who were there for a year more. The Iran hostage crisis resulted from rising tensions between the two countries, Iran militants took matters into their own hands by capturing 66 U.S citizens, and their actions resulted in several failed attempts by Carter which eventually ended his career. Before the 66 hostages were captured, Iran had a…

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  • Jimmy Carter's Analysis

    States, in my opinion, Jimmy Carter demonstrates qualities of a “great man” but at the same time, he struggled to respond to impressive difficulties, including a vital emergency and a high increase in unemployment. He revived U.S. relations with China and attempted progress with endeavors to deal with peace in the notable Arab-Israeli clash, however, late in his term a prisoner emergency occurred in Iran. Carter 's analysis of the country 's “emergency of certainty” did little to help his…

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  • Taken Hostage David Farber Summary

    Taken Hostage, David Farber tells about the scenarios that led up to the hostage crisis at the United States Embassy in Tehran which Islamic forces took sixty-six Americans captive as well as him explaining in great detail what took place before, during and after the crisis. David Farber is a Professor of History at Temple University, specializing in twentieth century history. Farber also describes the later stages of the 1970s when a vast amount of Iranian students were turning to the Islamic…

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  • Ronald Reagan Conservatism

    In 1980 Republican candidate Ronald Reagan assumed the highest office in government, that of the presidency, defeating incumbent president Jimmy Carter in a decisive victory that saw him win in forty-four of the nation’s fifty states. Reagan secured 51% of the popular vote, and 489 electoral votes, making it abundantly clear that the populist New Right movement that propelled his ascension in politics would usher in a new age of conservatism for the troubled nation. Reagan’s victory in the…

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  • 1980 Candidate Research

    Candidate Research From 1980 Election Ronald Reagan The 1980 presidential election in the United States presented the desire of Americans to seek an alternative to President Jimmy Carter’s liberal policies that were deemed to be failing. Most voters complained about how the economy of the United States had remained stagnant in the 1970’s and thus called for the need to have changes in the White House. Both inflation and unemployment had remained high, real income had increased by only 1.5% from…

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  • Nelson Mandela Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Analysis

    Critical Analysis of Nelson Mandela’s Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was the son Hendry Mphakanyiswa the tembu tribe chief and South African farmer .Nelson Mandela later became the most prominent figures the leader of the fighting against apartheid. He also was the longest imprisoned member of the African nation Congress (ANC). As a result of his fighting and resisting to the white minority rules in and out of prison he was awarded Noble peace prize. …

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