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    Over time with generations passing, this long, black beard, beret wearing look started to fade out within the hipster community. The effect of this created what we know of hipsters today, the millennial version of the 1940’s jazz musicians. There was a big jump within this change, not just style wise, but practically the all around view on the hipster. You are now considered a hipster if you wear beanies, high top converse, Ray Bans, drink an excessive amount of coffee and hang out in a beanery, the list is infinite with the look of a millennial hipster. Nowadays anyone can be a hipster, not just privileged white males. If you’re a female, Caucasian, African American, Asian, anything you could possibly name, you can be a hipster. But, you…

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    The Green Berets Analysis

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    based off of the following description: a commercially successful American production about the Vietnam War; based (loosely) on a book; prominently featuring a popular song, and directed by an Academy Award winner, the average moviegoer may be surprised to learn that two films would actually fit the bill. The first is the extremely well-known Apocalypse Now , which was directed by Francis Ford Coppola (then credited as Francis Coppola) and released in 1979. The other is (these days) a…

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    The Red Beret Summary

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    However, photographs of the event prove that the soldier was wearing a helmet, even though all the journalist could see, even with evidence to contradict it, twenty seven years later was still a soldier in a red beret. This example is used to try to discredit the memory of the human mind, but let me challenge the author to think about a different aspect of this; and that is, in short, does the soldier having a red beret or a helmet change the meaning or truth of what happened that day during…

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    The movie The Green Berets was made with the intention to show America what was happening in Vietnam and the reason for the United States involvement in the war. It was the first and only pro-war picture in its depiction of United States intervention to suppress the spread of Communism and cruelty of the South Vietnamese. In 1968, the American people were growing tired of the war. The media loved to report the negative and give very little positive facts. Families wanted their loved ones’ home…

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    Brown Berets Case Study

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    who is most well known as a member of the Brown Berets. The Brown Berets were an organization that protected Chicanos/as rights and the general impoverished population of East Los Angeles against police brutality, the Vietnam War and the inequality of education. Carlos Montes was a target for the Los Angeles Police Department during the Chicano Movement in the 1960s. The primary source we have chosen is a court case declaration of Carlos Montes in May 1, 1979 against the harassment he has…

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    again, with the Green Berets. This time, she doesn’t come back for weeks, but when she finally does, Fossie discovers a new person. A woman who chants a praises a severed leopard head with a necklace of tongues from all the people she has killed. Mary Anne was crazy. Or did she change? Mary Anne did not go crazy. She remained completely sane. The only thing that changed her was Vietnam. Mary Anne’s transformation was quick. The new country brought out the new person. By her second week in…

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    There were many contributions to the Chicano movement. Most of the people who were part of the movement focused on the issued that were discussed, they fought for correcting injustice working rights. Other people focused on education and political. Some of the groups that were formed during this time was the The Crusade for Justice in Denver this was led by the Rodolfo. Under his leadership experiences he lead groups in Colorado He had a strong relationship within the network he had assembled…

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    Enemies Character Analysis

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    Mary Anne Bell was a character that went through a huge transformation. Mary Anne joined the men in Vietnam at a medical detachment in the mountains West of Chu Lai. When she first arrived, she was curious about the culture and her surroundings. She went down to the villages with the men, she learned to cook rice, and picked up a few words of Vietnamese. “I’m here,’ she’d say, ‘I may as well learn something” (91). Soon, Mary Anne began to go out with the Green Berets. She would join them on…

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    They comprised the Chicano or “Brown Power” movement, which fought discrimination, demanded equal opportunities in political representation and employment, and most significantly, supported better education for Mexican-Americans in the United States. It attracted the support of college students, adult groups, and other individuals who advocated cultural nationalism. Chicanos throughout the U.S. formed various grassroots campaigns to boycott schools that cultivated discrimination through cultural…

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    “Ballad of the Green Berets” by Barry Sadler and “Love Me, I’m a Liberal” by Phil Ochs both demonstrate opposing views of war during the 1960s. The 1960s was the time of the Vietnam War, which was mainly about the fight against Communism since Communism was seen as a threat to capitalism. One one hand, Sadler gives a positive opinion regarding war as the word choice of his song suggest the soldiers fighting are brave, as evident by his repetition of “these [soldiers] are men, America’s best”…

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