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    year on December 19, 1776, Paine published his first edition of “The American Crisis” Because of the motivation words, General Washington ordered that this would be read to all his soldiers before the Battle of Valley Forge. He wrote 16 issues of of “The American Crisis” between 1776 and 1783, and they were all signed “Common Sense”. (Foner) These pamphlets encouraged Americans and their militias. These three instances in American history have led to positive outcomes. The Colonists learned…

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    September 2014 American Revolution Did you know that America started their rebellion against Great Britain over taxes of things such as sugar and salt? Even though it might be hard for some to believe, it is surprisingly and matter-of-factly true. In this essay, topics such as how the American Revolution started and how it was fought will be explained. The American Revolution started in 1775 with the overpowered army of Great Britain pitted against the measly just made rag-tag american…

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    Many myths are associated with the American War of Independence against Great Britain. Perhaps the greatest of these myths, is the belief that the schism occurred as a result of a simple tax revolt against “big government.” This view of American history contains a flaw; accordingly, the Revolution was not the result of some substantive reason of a greater principle but just a conflict of moneyed personal interests. Between the years of 1763 and 1776, Great Britain and its rebellious colonists…

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    higher rents or prices to minority applicants, or not advertising units at all or showing all available units.” These practices are examples of institutional racism resulting from racist history and discriminatory practices that led many African Americans to not have a choice in where they live and being “clumped” together. It also shows how even though racism is still around, whites are oblivious because of the subtlety and choose to believe the segregation is not racial because “it’s better…

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    “restricted people to certain circumscribed areas of residence or to separate institutions and facilities on the basis of race or alleged race” (encyclopedia.) Segregation of schools, and other places caused a lot of trouble. Like for instance, African American children were not allowed to attend the same schools as Caucasian children. In many cases, this is not right at all; everyone is to be equal right? If that’s the case why were children discriminated from not getting a good education…

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    More specifically he moved to Harlem, a major center of African- American culture. The narrator finds the different between the North and South unbelievable. He is amazed to find white drivers obeying the directions of black policemen, on the subway he stresses out about being to close to a white woman, and in a diner…

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    The Great Gatsby Title Analysis

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    even stronger idea of false glamour to add onto that revealed in the text. The irony of the title of this book is another thing that makes it so great and out of the ordinary. Fitzgerald was a pioneer in bringing to light the flaws within the American Dream. By writing The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald successfully revealed the typically overlooked downside to striving for…

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    Argumentative Essay About Martin Luther King

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    expressed his ideas about equality. “We hold these to truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal.” Those words were Thomas Jefferson’s words, spoken by Dr. King at the March on Washington. He also boycotted with many other African-Americans in the 1960’s. Dr. King was put in jail for no actual legal reason and he did not let himself be consumed with rage and use violence. He pulled whites and black together to stop racism. This was not an easy to accomplish where he lived…

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    The Burqa Symbolism Essay

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    The Burqa is not apart of western society but in Afghan society it is very common. The burqa somewhat represents the aspect of the oppression of women in Afghanistan. Its purpose is to oppress women and show male dominance. As men in Afghan society their wives wear them as a sign of ownership as Rasheed is quoted as saying. “A Woman’s face is her husbands business only”. The idea of the burqa is to preserve the beauty and purity of women solely for her husband, because in Islamic culture it is…

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    to their heritage and race. The character Dee is the perfect example to show how someone can easily misinterpret what their idea of culture is. “Everyday Use” was published in 1973 in the time where race and culture was a big thing, and African-Americans didn’t really embrace their cultural side. Around this time the…

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