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  • Supervisor On Duty Case Study

    Officer Hill behaved in an unprofessional manner and was verbally abusive towards me on two separate occasions: Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, and Monday, March 7th, 2016. In addition, during the second occasion, Officer Hill behaved in a threatening and intimidating manner when I requested the Supervisor On Duty. When asked, Officer Hill refused to provide either his badge number or first name. I have a U.S. prescription for a Schedule IV medication that costs $800 per month in the U.S., but only $70 per month in Mexico. Without this medication, I cannot work or safely travel alone. I intend to start purchasing this medication in the U.S. as soon as my insurance coverage takes effect, but until then I can only afford to purchase this medication in Mexico. My U.S. physician knows my situation. On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016, Officer Hill refused me entry with my medication and sent me to a secondary screening. Officer Hill was condescending and would not listen when I tried to explain my situation and present my documents. During secondary screening, I spoke with two other officers - both of whom were courteous and professional - but ultimately deferred to Officer Hill’s incorrect judgment. To demonstrate Officer Hill’s lack of professionalism: at one point the secondary screening officer wanted to discuss the matter with the Supervisor On Duty, but could not leave me alone while he left his post. Officer Hill passed-by and the secondary officer asked him to watch me…

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  • The Pearl Summary

    The main character, Kino, is a poor Mexican-Native American man who lives in the small town of La Paz with his wife, Juana, and his newborn son Coyotito. One morning Kino and Juana spotted a scorpion climbing down the rope that holds Coyotito’s hanging box crib. As Kino tried to carefully remove the scorpion from the rope, Coyotito knocked the scorpion down, causing it to sting him in the shoulder. As Juana tried to suck the poison quickly out of Coyotito, his wailing screams and cries of pain…

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  • How Does Steinbeck Characterize Kino's Greed

    According to an online article, greed is driven by deprivation which is caused by a need for something that is inaccessible. When Kino discovers the pearl, he thinks that he has salvaged his family from an unruly lifestyle. However, Kino consistently focused on obtaining the maximum amount of money he can when he sells the pearl for the medicine to save his son, which further introduced that Kino is greedy for money. Early in the novel, the author suggests that “It is not good to want a thing…

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  • The Pearl Movie Vs Book

    In 2009 ,Maya Entertainment made a movie for the Novel The Pearl by John Steinbeck.Both the movie and the book both take place in La Paz ,Mexico. In both the movie and the book Kino finds the Great Pearl and his child Coyotito gets bitten by a scorpion . Very similar things that happen in the book have happened in the Novel For example Kino throws the Pearl in the water to try and make the bad luck go away . However , the movie is very different from the book because it leaves out certain…

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  • The California Gold Rush: The Biggest Mass Relocation In American History

    Gold Rush: The California Gold Rush was the biggest mass relocation in American history since it realized 300,000 individuals to California. It began on January 24, 1848, when James W. Marshall discovered gold on his real estate parcel at Sutter's Mill in Coloma. The news of gold rapidly spread around. Individuals from Oregon, Sandwich Islands (now Hawaii) and Latin America were the first to hear the breaking news, so they were the first to touch base so as to test their fortunes in California…

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  • The Reasons And Cons Of The Treaty Of Guadalupe Hidalgo

    To end the war between Mexico and the United States the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was established. Article X conducted that any territory that previously belonged to Mexico, now within the limits of the U.S. would be respected as valid, to the same extent of the land grants would be valid. Basically meaning that all land grants that had originally been made by the Mexican government would continue to be valid. It seemed as if the U.S. government could see that these lands that were continuing…

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  • Margarita Suarez's Play

    Margarita is a first generation American teen, whose families origins are from Cuba. Throughout the written text, we can also identify her Latin roots due to the dialogues used in all scenes by both her and the rest of the characters who are immediate family. Both Spanish and English are used by the author, however the primary informal language used by the characters is in English. Margarita during the course of the play is competing in a swimming tournament along the pacific ocean, swimming…

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  • The Importance Of Transportation Management

    Stockton’s transportation managers would implement ways to get greener vehicles, while Manteca’s transportation managers may campaign to save water because of the drought. In addition, the state environment of transportation policies affects the majority of the local transportation management. This would be all local transportation management in the state of California. For example, Caltrans Strategic Management Plan states that their mission is to “Provide a safe, sustainable, integrated, and…

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  • Loneliness And Forgiveness In John Steinbeck's Of Mice And Men

    Loneliness, friendship, and forgiveness are just a few of the key elements in the book Of Mice And Men.The book shows lots of emotion and sorrow. Candy,Crooks, and Curley's wife show the most emotion of loneliness and sorrow. Crooks once said “Guys dont come into a colored mans room very much.Nobody been here but slim. Slim an’ the boss”. In John Steinbeck’s Of Mice And Men, the characters tend to act stubborn and strong but deep down there is more to it, every human should have a person in…

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  • Narrative Essay About Vacation

    Our Vacation This essay is about my family’s awesome vacation. We went to Arizona and California. We did a bunch of fun things like Universal Studios, and Griffith Observatory. It was really awesome and i’m going to tell you about it. It was June 5 2015, wich was my birthday. We got out of school and got on an airplane at the Idaho Falls airport. It was my first time on an airplane and it was my birthday so, the pilot let me sit in the cockpit. I videoed the take off on my Ipod and loved the…

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