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    or try to talk himself out the situation. Instead, he took them all on, and did a fairly good job for fighting four-to-one. This trait would be extremely advantageous in the Hunger Games because fighting is what the games are all about. Therefore, since Brian is obviously well equipped with the attitude and ability to fight, he would thrive in the games. A different trait that Brian possesses that would make him excel and survive the Hunger Games would be his logical reasoning. Brian is a very bright child, and very little goes over his head. When Brian is out with his father on his birthday, Rex buys Brian a Sad Sack comic book as a birthday present, and they go and have dinner with Ginger, a woman who lives at the Green Lantern in Battle Mountain. After they finish their dinner, Rex takes both Brian and Ginger back to a hotel room, where Ginger and Rex disappeared into the bedroom for awhile. While most children around Brian’s age would not have thought anything too unusual about this circumstance, Brian knew exactly what was going on. Later when Brian is telling Jeanette about his outing with Rex, he tells her all about Ginger, and how Rex also made Brina give his comic book to Ginger. Brian is very upset by the fact that Ginger now has his comic book, and remarks, “Brian had taken such a powerful dislike to Ginger…. I wondered if he had figured out something about Ginger….”(79-80). Brian was able to logically reason through what was going on between Rex and Ginger, and he…

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    The Battle of Blair Mountain is one of the most crucial episodes in the American history that highlights the doctrines of the socioeconomic systems. The events of the civil violence and disobedience depict the exploitation and capitalism manifested in the contemporary society. Battle of the Blair Mountain in 1921 is one of the gruesome mining wars in the history. The government deployed military forces to calm the uprisings. The Kantian tenet on civil disobedience links the moral authority,…

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    Derek Tucker Mrs. King English 8th Hour 20 December 2016 The Battle of King’s Mountain There have been many battles fought in the revolutionary war, a couple dozen in fact. Some were big, some were small, and some were more well known than others. The Battle of King’s Mountain was one of the smaller battles that was unheard of by most people. The battle was fought not against the British, but between American colonists. On one side were the Revolutionaries, who were patriots. On the other side…

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    The Battle of King's Mountain was a battle between Patriot forces and Loyalist forces in South Carolina during the American Revolutionary War, resulting in a victory for the Patriots. The Patriots were Americans rebelling against the British Empire and the Loyalists were Americans who remained loyal to the British Empire. The battle took place on October 7, 1780; nine miles south of the present-day town of King’s Mountain in rural Cherokee County, North Carolina. Ferguson had arrived in North…

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    and embarrassed about it. The Walls’ lives were truly unstable. They didn’t have a stable place to sleep, a stable diet, a stable income, or a stable family relationship. The Walls basically lived a nomadic lifestyle and did what they want and didn't care about the consequence of their own action. Despite all the difficulties that had engulfed Jeannette's live, there were still some bright moments and times when Jeannette learns about life from her beloved, drunk, and intelligent father, Rex…

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    The Great Pyrenees Mountain Attention! Looking for a significant escape for an exceptional vacation for a family? We all need an escape from our lives. Along with this is a special destination where you have all the time you need and where you have no worries. The Pyrenees Mountains are like no other place on earth. They are home to multiple destination as well as a grand place for an extraordinary vacation. There are countless activities that people can participate in to build a vacation one…

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    I’ve climbed a mountain; not like marched up Everest, but climbed a 100 foot rock face. It is important you know this about me because this act encompasses how far I’ve come in my life, and in my art. It is also the thing I am most proud of. First, I have never been the thinnest girl, quite the opposite actually, so the idea of putting on a harness in front of anyone was terrifying. What if it didn’t fit, or worse, what if it barely fit and I looked like one of those stress toys you squeeze?…

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    “By endurance we conquer.” - Ernest Shackleton. Polar expeditions are some of the most dangerous expeditions out there and are very demanding. Planning the trip, animals, living conditions, food and each crew member struggling to help each other out and keep their sanity are just some of the hurdles in these treacherous expeditions. You might already have a clue about how hard these expeditions are because well, everyone knows how harsh Antarctica is being known as a “frozen desert”, but in this…

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    He descended to the earth in ten different forms (avatars) to preserve righteousness in the world. The Himalaya has done the same: Mountains reincarnate to preserve the planet's 'right environment' for life. This Vishnu-Himalaya parallelism has mythological beauty and richness. In Hindu mythology, Himavat is the personification of the Himalayan Mountains. He is the father of Ganga, a heavenly river that flew from the toe of Vishnu, but which was brought down to the earth to purify the ashes of…

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    have ever seen, Beartooth Mountain. The first time I see the mountain I am astounded anything could possibly be so immense. The sun catches the snow at the top of the mountain shooting light down into the Valley below. Then my view slides down the mountain, numerous pine trees seem to wrap around the entire mountain like a child in their blanket. This is the moment I realize it is amazing that later today, I am going to be at the top. As I approach the mass of pine trees, I begin to smell the…

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