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    The Bacon’s Rebellion Bacon’s rebellion is a 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 many descriptions about how and what caused the rebellion to start. Low price of tobacco, high taxes for the poor and disputes over native Indian lands were some reasons that is known to ignite the revolution. Among the many reasons to which the rebellion started, the underprivileged farmers have played a pivotal role. These farmers were known as the yeoman farmers and were the servants of the wealthy people in Virginia. Once the yeoman farmers, servants, paid their dues, the owner would give them the least profitable land. The lands that were given to the farmers were not cultivable which caused problems for the farmers to earn their living. Furthermore, the native Indians of the area would refuse to give their lands and would harass the farmers. As in the context of the Bacon’s rebellion, the yeoman were the most of the people that took part in the rebellion. In addition, there was a clear partition of wealth in the society. The higher…

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    Speak the words presidential scandal, and what goes through a person’s mind is Watergate. This scandal set a precedent for all other scandals. What started as a promising presidential career for Richard Nixon, quickly turned into the largest and most devastating scandals the United States has ever known. It was June 1972 a five man crew of Cuban descent were apprehended by the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC, in the offices of the Democratic National Committee. The report…

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    I am ever so grateful to be promotion to an important investigative position for the FBI, however I must admit I am quite horrified at my first case. President Nixon killed by a reel of recording tape… talk about irony. This is not a time to joke around which is why I’ve been busy investigating several suspects to the murder of Richard Nixon and I am happy to say I have found quite some convincing ones. As you know, there were quite a few clues found in a White House trashcan that was very…

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    The 1974 Scandal

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    resignation in American history. This showed that the media had the power to expose a major scandal and even have a president from office. It removed boundaries of journalists covering powerful leaders and created a new possibility or even expectation for the media to hold leaders accountable. The media has always had the responsibility of covering the issues that were deemed important for the public to know. Suddenly, it became the norm for journalists to interview politicians or cover debates…

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    Bob Marley’s Spiritual Rhetoric, the Spread of Jamaican Culture and Rastafarianism By Mark Haner Senior Seminar: Hst 499 Professor John L. Rector Western Oregon University June 16, 2007 Readers Professor John L. Rector…

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    Essay On Rock And Roll

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    immediately joined the anti-war movement and social struggles. It soon gained the new hope - in the slender, slightly nasally guy named Bob Dylan. His voice for the first time expressed hopes and doubts of restless generation. Dylan’s songs about the threat of nuclear annihilation and racial oppression have been immediately turned into hymns, and the song "The Times They Are A Changin" sounded as the first warning about the growing public tensions. However, despite the commitment to the…

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    Nashville Skyline Analysis

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    Landmarks, both in a physical and emotional sense, are considered to be the most integral monuments and events that build a society or human experience. Bob Dylan’s collection of Landmark Albums, for instance, is considered the most significant works of art that best represent his career. Each of the Landmark Albums is, in its own right, a destination on the highway of Dylan’s career; however, as the saying goes, “it is not in the destination, but in the journey.” If said logic were applied to…

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    (Tracy 8). One of the burglars, James W. McCord, was a security coordinator for the Republican National Committee and a former FBI and CIA agent. McCord was dismissed from duties related to Nixon’s re-election committee the day after the break-in (Tracy 11). Another burglar was Bernard L. Baker, a former CIA operative (Tracy 11). The White House denied all knowledge of the Watergate break-in. John Mitchell, the head of the Committee for the Re-Election of the President (CREEP), stated to The…

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    The Parallax View Analysis

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    The screenplay, written by William Goldman based on the book by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward, gives the audience a first-hand account of their investigation. Furthermore, the style of the filmmaking is drastically different from Pakula’s The Parallax View, the scenery and direction are realistic and documentary-like, which ultimately helps the film succeed in its intent to inform the…

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    John Lennon was one of the greatest influences in the world within the last one hundred years. With his influencing music and peaceful protests, he inspired a countless number of people throughout his lifetime. John Lennon served as a member of The Beatles, a band that has changed the world in multiple ways throughout the years. The music he produced during his career made people actually think about the world and how they view it. Along with his inspiring music he also influenced us with his…

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