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    Admiral Arleigh A. Burke was born on October 19, 1901, in Boulder, Colorado. Burke grew up in Boulder in a fairly difficult environment – “He attended a one room elementary school through the eighth grade and then high school…”(“Admiral Arleigh A Burke”). Arleigh had other ideas for his future – “…farming fitted neither his talents nor desires, he sought and received a congressional appointment to the US Naval Academy.” (“Admiral Arleigh A Burke, USN”). Upon his high school graduation, he attended the Naval Academy in June 1919, and then graduated 71st out of 413 in the class of 1923. He served five years on the USS Arizona (BB-39), USS Procyon (AG-11), USS Chester (CA-27), USS Antares and USS Argonne (AG’s), before he served on USS Craven…

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    Review How to Make Connections 2) Read the African proverb on p. 8 What text to self connection did you make to this proverb? This quote connects to me and makes me relive the memory when I used to get bullied at my old school. I never expected it in a million years and this girl made a huge difference in my life. This girl was my best friend or so I thought. She turned my whole friend group against me (again “friend group”). Physically she was small, but the words she used against me changed…

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    wide variation in lower and upper registers for each member is what makes One Direction so successful. Simon Cowell was able to find five voices that each complimented each other uniquely to create complex harmonies that most bands can’t achieve. Because of this, the band has received 281 award nominations in its 5 years, and has won 169 of them. In comparison, 5 Seconds of Summer is a pop-punk band meaning not only does each member play an instrument, there is also a designated lead singer.…

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    Manipulation and Control in Colonial Leadership: Hoodwinking William Pitt the Younger The satirical caricature East India Stocks published in London in 1788 portrays an assortment of characters, referring to corruption and embezzlement of the East India Company stocks by the people in authority, specifically that of Henry Dundas, a lord advocate under George III, who would later become the president of the Board of Control. Although William Pitt the Younger, the English Prime Minister from…

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    Mary Wollstonecraft’s A Vindication of the Rights of Women, was one of the first feminist philosophical works. The theme of this passage, excerpted from the reading, is she wants men and women to have equal rights and opportunities, especially when it comes to education. She argues the entire time in her writing that men and women are equal human beings and women need to be treated in the same way as men with respect to many domains in life. One of Wollstonecraft’s arguments was aimed at…

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    The French Revolution was a revolution that swept through the lands of France, bringing forth ideas that soon question the old ideals of the citizens of France. Though many seem to generalize the French Revolution as the revolution that wanted to bring change to the old monarchy system, however there were also other ideas and perspectives that were created from the French Revolution. We can see these perspectives and ideas through the writings of contemporary observers such as Olympe de Gouges,…

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    belief in itself, but rather the belief of consistency with a movement’s foundational principles. To illustrate the confusion of this notion, theoretically, if the majority of citizens believed it was permissible to enslave the minority, Burke would actually be more…

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    Edmund Burke wrote the Reflections on the Revolution in France in 1970 to express his opinions regarding the shift of French society and it’s politics. In his letter, three key themes are reinforced throughout: the importance of tradition; loyalty to the sovereign; and the lack of value private property has. These themes are explored within his argument against the revolution. Throughout the course of his letter, Burke discusses the importance of remaining true to the traditions that have…

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    States Navy responded yet again. The United States created another class of destroyer to respond directly with submarine threats calls the Forrest Sherman Class which was developed by Ingalls Ship Building. These Forrest Sherman class destroyers were smaller in size to increase speed and outfitted with specific anti-submarine equipment. This kind of mentally continued throughout the years from 1960 to today of this constantly evolving and changing Navy with the United States coming out with…

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    the United States Navy responded yet again. The United States created another class of destroyer to respond directly with submarine threats calls the Forrest Sherman Class which was developed by Ingalls Ship Building. These Forrest Sherman class destroyers were smaller in size to increase speed and outfitted with specific anti-submarine equipment. This kind of mentally continued throughout the years from 1960 to today of this constantly evolving and changing Navy with the United States coming…

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