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    Benjamin Harrison Benjamin Harrison is best known as the 23rd president of the United States. He was the grandson of President William Henry Harrison. He was born on August 20, 1833, in North Bend, Ohio. He came from a prominent Virginia family and was the grandson of U.S. President William Henry Harrison. Harrison was elected to the presidency in 1888, ousting Grover Cleveland. He lost the presidency to Cleveland a tumultuous four years later. Harrison died at his home in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 13, 1901.The Harrisons were among the First Families of Virginia, with roots stretching back to Jamestown. Benjamin was a grandson of President William Henry Harrison and the great-grandson of Benjamin Harrison V, a signer of the Declaration…

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    Benjamin Harrison Legacy

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    Dutcher Date: March 28, 2017 Research Paper Scaffold Research Question: Who is my president and what is his legacy? Hook: Benjamin Harrison was the third president who lost the popular vote, but won through the electoral college. This makes us question, was Benjamin Harrison the man who deserved to win? Does he deserve the legacy he has? Research Review: Find three articles or sources about your topic and list the relevant facts from each one. 1.…

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    their personalities, a president may choose to let the country run and act as a “political caretaker”, or he might fight for change and potentially run against resistance. Barber himself can be said to posit an active-positive definition of presidential persona. His character most resonates with an active-positive one because Barber shows an orientation towards productiveness and is able to conduct his words in a flexible and fluid manner; he is able to rationalize his ideas and articulate his…

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    without the tariffs. In 1887, Hawaiian government were being pressured by the United States to allow it to establish a naval base at Pearl Harbor in exchange for renewing this agreement and the agreement ended when Congress passed the McKinley Tariff of 1890. Under pressure from U.S. sugar growers, Hawaii's special privilege was revoked by Congress and forced Hawaiian sugar to compete with U.S. and Cuban sugar producers which resulted in Hawaii facing a severe economic depression. Planters in…

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    Outside Speaker Critique On October seventh, John R. Seffrin came to Ball State to inform students on cancer and the research in the cancer field, while also promoting the American Cancer Society, commonly called the ACS. The event was a presentation to promote awareness for cancer research while also showcasing what the American Cancer Society has done to fight cancer. This event took place in Ball State’s student center ballroom, the presentation started at 7:00 PM and lasted roughly one hour…

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    Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the United States of America. Roosevelt spent part of his presidency figuring out what companies were breaking the Sherman Act and putting them out of business. These companies were making it hard other the consumers and other companies that might have been trying to get their hand in the game. These bad trusts were not just stopping people from getting into the market but they were also making sure that the other companies that were already in the…

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    He was in the import business for a while. This was during the Stamp Act. Thomson never lost hope that America will triumph the Stamp Act. The Stamp Act is what got Thomson interested in politics. He was a successful businessman with considerable wealth when he became Secretary of Congress. Charles and Benjamin Franklin worked together on the Stamp Act. Charles was appointed Secretary for the Friendly Association. when he gained the trust of the Indians, he presented the peace treaty to…

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    Short stories and novels are notorious for having an underlying meaning and authors will put their own convictions, biases, and views within these works to show how they feel about a particular subject or issue. The author creates an environment filled with irony, double meanings, symbols, etc. to convey a certain message through the story; the author will be ambiguous and use parallels to determine how the story will interact with his personal convictions. Kurt Vonnegut portrays his views…

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    Harrison Bergeron written by Kurt Vonnegut and is one of the most recent books that I have read. Harrison Bergeron is a dark book, but I believe the message it gave me was enlightening. It was a suspenseful book that entertains you throughout. The theme that I took from it is that you should never allow yourself to be oppressed by your leaders or anyone of that matter; instead you should fight against your oppressor. Harrison Bergeron fought for his beliefs and died happily, even though his work…

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    Starting with the first sentence, the story Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. already relates to today’s societal issues with equality, stating that it is now the future and equality has been met. Vonnegut starts off the sentence saying “The year was 2081, and everybody was finally equal,” and I instantly began to think of today’s society and how almost every day the issue of equality is brought up, whether it be with feminism, gay marriage, etc. He then begins to explain what is so equal…

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