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    correct them.” (Ayers). Children need guidance to learn the basic rules of a civilized society but as importantly children need to be loved and to be children. Those that do both, best, do so because they keep in mind that, “All the time a person is a child he is both a child and learning to be a parent. After he becomes a parent he becomes predominantly a parent reliving childhood” (Spock). Remembering things you liked and disliked about your childhood and make additions or changes to improve upon it, loving and leading – Being a grownup and parenting. . Works Cited “Civilized.” Merriam-Webster. LearnersDictionary.com. Web. 1 Aug. 2015 King James Bible. Nashville, TN: Holman Bible, 1973. Print. "Alfred Mercier Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Aug. 2015. . “Jane Goodall Quotes.” Goodread.com. Goodreads INC, 2015. Web. 1 Aug. 2015 “James Baldwin Quotes.” Goodread.com. Goodreads INC, 2015. Web. 1 Aug. 2015 “Lady Bird Johnson Quotes.” BrainyQuotes.com. BrainyQuote, 2015 Web. 1 Aug 2015 “Parenting Quotes” Goodread.com. Goodreads INC, 2015. Web. 1 Aug. 2015 "Benjamin McLane Spock Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 1 Aug. 2015. .…

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    stop testing his readiness and listening so much to others on what to do so he may trust in himself. Luke is frequently acting first and then thinking later. He does dangerous things in order to help himself or others. Spock is a very important character in the Star Trek series. He is the ship’s resident half-alien. He deals with racism and bigotry on a daily, not to mention the widespread misunderstandings the crew has of him and his culture as a Vulcan. Vulcans have a violent history in the…

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    Benjamin Franklin believed that every person can become more wealthy, healthy, and wise through hard work and self discipline. I believe in his belief because it doesn’t matter how difficult or easy it is to accomplish a goal; at the end of the day, what counts is the satisfaction of the work and experience a person puts into it. Franklin didn’t favor luck or opportunities, but instead became successful through hard work. Franklin was many things such as an author, inventor, scientist, and a…

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    George Washington was a strong fighter with good battle strategies. He specifically helped the Patriots win the American Revolution by assisting in the defeat the British at the Battle of Yorktown with the help the French army, and by simply being the commander of the Patriot Continental Army. Without George Washington as commander, the Continental Army would not have been successful in defeating the British. Benjamin Franklin proposed many great ideas about separating from England during the…

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    Doug. Common Sense Powerpoint. Woodbury. 16. Print. “Small islands, not capable of protecting themselves, are the proper objects for kingdoms to take under their care; but there is something absurd, in supposing a continent to be perpetually governed by an island” (Thomas Paine). Paine, Thomas. Common Sense. Charlottesville, Va.: U of Virginia Library, 1993. Print. “WILLIAM THE CONQUEROR WAS A FRENCHMEN LANDING WITH AN ARMED FORCE AND ESTABLISHING HIMSELF KING OF ENGLAND AGAINST THE CONSENT OF…

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    Franklin’s body (History.com 4). Franklin will soon after invent the most important necessity people will need for typical daily life. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in colonial Boston (History.com 2). Josiah Franklin, his father, was a full time soap/candle maker. Franklin’s dad was married twice and had 17 children, him being the eighth…

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    Enlightenment was impeccable because it triggered that shift in mind and that desire to obtain freedom; to build a righteous nation without the oppression of the British Empire. It not only defined the American Revolution, but it defined hundreds of years of political affairs and decisions because nowadays American presidents still take their decisions based on the dogmatic and philosophical ideals of the Enlightenment. We are still able to see the effects of the Enlightenment and the colossal…

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    The ‘American dream’ is an often debated term- generally believed to encourage entrepreneurship, tolerance and liberty. While debated, the mark of a country’s intentions can be seen in whom they respect or whom they deem to be important or relevant. Colonial America struggled to adhere to their desire for freedom. What seemed a black and white definition was in actuality only favorable to a select few. As in Europe, the rich white men were at ease and power, whilst the lower classes had…

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    face of the United States. Some used their strength and power, but these two individuals helped change the United States with their education. The knowledge that Benjamin Franklin and Fredrick Douglas have is much respected. It is the reason why their names are still being used today. These men changed the world for the people they stand up for. Benjamin Franklin helped the Colonials to gain independence from Britain. Fredrick Douglas help identify the wrongs in slavery and helped give the ideas…

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    When Paine was thirteen he worked with his father as a stay maker, but he later worked as a tax collector. As a stay maker, he hunted smugglers, collected liquor and tobacco taxes. In 1760, Thomas Paine’s wife, child, and business as a stay maker died. In 1774, two years after publishing “The Case of the Officers of Excise,” he got fired from the excise office, but soon met Benjamin Franklin convincing him to move to America. Thomas Paine arrived in America on November 30, 1774, where he helped…

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