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  • South L. A. Student Finds A Different World At Cal By Kurt Streeter

    The article “South L.A. student finds a different world at Cal” written by Kurt Streeter was a true story of Kashawn Campbell, who was struggling in his first English writing class at the University of California, Berkeley (“UC Berkeley”), one of the best public universities in the US. Campbell was raised in one of the roughest neighborhoods in South Los Angeles, Jefferson, where composed of Latinos and blacks exclusively. Campbell was determined at his early age to make a change of his life regardless of his pathetic background. Because of his outstanding academic achievements in his high school years, he was admitted to UC Berkeley and was very grateful for his accomplishment. However, he very soon encountered many obstacles in his studies…

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  • Who Is George Claude Pimentel's Contribution To Chemistry?

    George Claude Pimentel. Pimentel’s life, work, and contribution to Chemistry have shaped this field and impacted it in ways that other scientists have not. Background George Claude Pimentel was born on May 02, 1922 in Rolinda, California. Pimentel grew up with a love for science and knew as a young boy that he wanted to learn as much as he could about the subject. In 1943, Pimentel earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) (Bancroft Library Staff,…

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  • What Were The Causes Of Bacon's Rebellion

    revolution that occurred in Virginia, which started in the year 1676. Nathaniel Bacon was the leader of this revolution who was born in England. Since he was very troublesome, his father sent him to Virginia from England with an expectation that he would mature and have a better life. During that time, William Berkeley was the governor of Virginia and also happened to be bacon’s cousin. The governor, Berkeley, treated Bacon with respect by giving him land and a seat in the council. There are…

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  • Berkeley Drinks Less Soda

    With her article “Faced With a New Tax, Berkeley Drinks Less Soda,” published in The Upshot of the New York Times on August 25, 2016, health care reporter Margot Sanger enters a fierce debate about the impact of the soda tax on the consumption of sugary drink. Since 2014 when the tax first went into effect in Berkeley, California; attempts to impose the tax have been a matter of public controversy, and this is what motivated Sanger to produce this piece. The story’s “Kairotic moment,” as…

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  • Locke Vs Berkeley

    • Berkeley is saying in this paragraph that all the world is made up of are ideas and that there are three different ways that you can get these ideas, one is the senses, another is the operations/passions of the mind and finally there is memory and imagination. • He also argues that a combination of ideas gives us objects such as apples or stones as some ideas always go together such as the colour and taste of the apple. • Berkeley then goes on the say that there has to be something to…

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  • George Berkeley Analysis

    George Berkeley, A treatise concerning the principles of human knowledge In this essay I will be discussing a few sections from George Berkeley, A treatise concerning the Principle of human knowledge. I will explain the arguments being set out by Berkeley within the text, then I will proceed to make an objection of my own, which I will respond to on behalf of Berkeley. George Berkeley starts off introducing us to his theory “to be is to be perceived”. Within the first few paragraphs of the…

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  • John Locke's Argument Analysis

    Berkeley thought that the distinction between qualities invites all sorts of skepticism. If we know only our own ideas, how can we trust them without ever comparing them to unmediated reality? The solution is simple: deny the existence of matter. If an apple is not only our collection of perceptions but also a material object, we may doubt that object, and such doubt is abhorrent to common sense. However, if we define the apple as nothing more than our perceptions, it is beyond doubt. The world…

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  • Bacon's Rebellion In 17th Century Virginia

    anti-hero for his violent actions; however the more I learn about 17th century Virginia, I see Bacon as more of a misunderstood leader and visionary that controversially took matters of the people into his own hands and built the cultural foundation of America. By the height of the rebellion, Sir (knighted by the throne) William Berkeley had been a resident of the colony for 34 years, owned a coastal plantation, experimented with new crops, and signed a treaty to end the Third Anglo-Indian war…

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  • Role Of Settlers In Colonial Virginia

    housing, etc. When their terms of service were terminated, these now freemen hoped to receive land ownership and some upward social mobility. Owning land meant that they could have a vote and in turn be a member of the society. By the 1670s, however, there was hardly any good, vacant land left to settle in Virginia, so they began to look towards Indian territories. Nathaniel Bacon, the young, ambitious cousin of Sir William Berkeley, the governor of Virginia, decided to lead this charge. These…

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  • John Locke Simple Ideas

    Kant believes the mind is an empty until engaged with the actions of the world. Kant established this kind of knowledge by rejecting the empiricist assertion that experience is the source of all our ideas. Kant argues that experience is possible through the minds structuring. Kant gives a god argument and it establishes what Berkeley and Hume failed to see. Kant explains that the mind brings to objects rather than given to the mind by objects, and this explains why they are indispensable to…

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