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  • Peter Singer Should Legalize Abortion

    In his article, “The Choice of a Pregnant Woman Always Outweighs the Life of a Fetus,” Peter Singer makes interesting points defending his stance on maybe one of the most controversial topics to ever be known. He thinks that abortions should remain legal for different and, in his eyes, good reasons. He believes that a “woman’s interests always outweigh any supposed interests of a fetus.” Singer uses different scenarios and statistics to further explain why illegalizing abortion may make matters…

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  • The Perfect Game Movie Analysis

    I was torn with a choice of a sports movie that I have seen in past or movie that I have yet not seen. I decided to experiment and learn something new. Therefore I decided to do some research, by research I mean Netflix. I was determined to find a movie worth watching. I came across The Perfect Game. The title of this film seemed familiar but I yet had to see it. It appeared to have fair ratings so I decided to give it a shot. Religion, human desire for competition integrated throughout the…

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  • Causes Of Prohibition, Nativism, And Modernism

    “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new.”-Socrates. A quote at which the urban and rural citizens could have taken advice in for in the 1920’s change was everywhere, and tolerance for it was at an all time low. Cities were growing rapidly, and while the urban citizens took pleasure in the idea of unlimited money with credit, and unlimited boundaries with the automobile rural citizens were still farming their way through life. This…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The 1920s

    sports, and listening to music. The first movie with sound was the Jazz Singer but before, sound for movies was provided with instruments playing live and subtitles revealing plots. Baseball, boxing, and other sports were also followed closely now. Babe Ruth, also known as the Sultan of Swat, was not seen as just a great athlete, but even a national hero. Jack Dempsey was also an idolized boxer and the “Red Grange” was also a widely known college football player. Completely new hobbies, forms of…

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  • Baseball Vs Softball

    You can fall victim to injustice without even knowing it. Logistically, baseball and softball are different sports, although seemingly similar. Confusing them as the same sport seems innocent enough, until you truly begin to understand the differences and why they exist. Baseball is for boys and softball is for girls, this is accepted as fact to a large portion of the American population. The girls’ sport is baseball, but softer. Softball was meant to provide an easier and less complicated…

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  • African Americans Influence On Major League Baseball

    How have African Americans helped shape the Major League Baseball organization? There have been many players in the Negro Leagues, who could have been assets to the Major Leagues. Until 1947 there had been segregation, known as the “Color Barrier”. Many do not understand how the impact this had on the players. The rule was actually unwritten but was always used. A large percent of the players wanted to feel equal, some of the men in the Negro Leagues who came over to the Major Leagues faced…

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  • The History Of Basketball

    Most people know Jackie Robinson as the first African American to play in Major League Baseball; what people don't know is Jackie Robinson got his start in athletics playing for a negro basketball team called the Los Angeles Red Devils (Thomas 2). In the 1920s much of society was segregated. Basketball became an outlet for many people. “The game millions watch today had its definite beginnings in the small town of Springfield, Massachusetts, in the mind of Dr. James Naismith” (History of…

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  • African Americans In Sports

    nationalities, backgrounds, and ethnicities, and instead bringing forth the immense talent of the legends and heroes that have shaped our understanding of the significance of sports - from Jim Thorpe, Michael Jordan, and Muhammad Ali, to Jackie Robinson, Babe Ruth, and LeBron James.…

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  • Technological Advancement In The 1920s

    Within the period of the 1920’s in America, a multitude of technological advances and creations emerged. Because of the Great War, many technological advancements came to be. The technology created improvements in daily life in society in numerous ways, such as frozen food and 3-D movies. This benefited the average citizen in America. Advancements did not only help the ordinary citizens, but also helped medical and exploration studies. The electron microscope (1931), liquid fueled rockets(1926),…

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  • Negative Effects Of The Roaring Twenties

    The nineteen-twenties era also known as the Roaring Twenties was the era that shaped the world to the way it is now. It was the years of change as Americans were recovering from World War I. It was a time of dramatic social and political changes (Benson, Brannen, and Valentine). The nation’s wealth doubled between 1920 and 1929, and more Americans lived in cities instead of farms for the first time. No matter where people lived they all bought the same goods, listened to the same music, did the…

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