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    The UCC is both a very young tradition and a very old church. We are four traditions with significant history, filled with both beauty and ugliness, that combined to create something new, in 1957. As a former Catholic, I love and appreciate history, and where history matters most and is most fascinating is looking at how different strands change or end or wind into the present and the future, often in surprising ways. The UCC traces its roots back to four different denominations, each of which brought unique history and characteristics. The UCC is a continuation of the four strands and is more than the four strands. The Congregationalists were our most famous progenitors. Most Americans have some exposure to the Congregationalists through…

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    face a period of poverty after her family lost their home and their income to an earthquake, getting arrested and going on hunger strikes in a protest, and even having failed relationships and an abortion. During these hard difficulties which she was forced to overcome came great success as she was awarded a scholarship at the University of Illinois at the age of 16, Dorothy also was a co-founder to the catholic worker newspaper and started the catholic worker movement. This report discusses…

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    The women named Dorothy Day,who lived between 1891 to 1980 life could be found on the book “The Long, Loneliness,” the film “Entertaining Angels,” and many more articles and papers. Dorothy Day was a journalist and founder of the Catholic Worker movement in the 1930s (WW 2 era) with Peter Maurin, who have very similars goal with Day. Both support nonviolence, and enjoyed to help the poor with simple life. Throughout her life, the Catholic Worker movement is what made Dorothy Day well-known to…

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    Music Description Langsam . Schleppend (Slowly, dragging) The first movement was in modified sonata form and started off with strings playing harmonics creating a ghostly scene and then the woodwinds play a rhythm pattern. As the piece goes on, it is obvious that Mahler is trying to recreate a nature scene in his first movement. To match the dark setting that started the movement is little bits of music that poke out. An example would be, throughout the sluggish melody an awaking would call…

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    in 1939. For the next decade the Chavez family moved up and down California working in the fields. During this period Cesar encountered rough conditions that he would dedicate his life to changing: unfit migrant camps, corrupt labor contractors, low wages for backbreaking work, and racism. Chavez activism began in 1952 when he met a fellow activist and Catholic priest, Father Donald McDonnell, and Fred Ross an organizer with the Community Service Organization. Who later recruited Chavez to…

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    My project is about attending a worship service different from my own religious tradition, which is Catholic. I chose this project because I want to learn about other religions, other traditions, how they worship and what is involve in their ways of doing things. Experiencing a religion other than mine, will expand my knowledge. I believe that we always learn something new everyday and that we have to be open to receive what life offers by being here in this world that God created. What…

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    became different from the impression I had before, on the subject. I had heard of the word Chicano before and knew that it is associated with being Mexican-American but I had no extensive knowledge of all that applies to being a Chicano, Chicano history, culture, heritage and what is considered a Chicano film. I know my roots and where I come from but sadly I was never schooled about The Mexican American Civil Rights Movement. Now that I am aware of this significant life event of the 1960’s with…

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    the workplace and living conditions in cities. Conditions in the workplace was a constantly considered aspect of American society during this time period. First, Frederick Winslow Taylor, considered the original efficiency expert, developed a system of scientific management to help production cost and effectiveness. This system prescribed optimal techniques for the average worker and established performance standards for each job classification. Although many people believed that this system…

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    The antebellum period saw several reform movements take place. There were movements for temperance, public school reform, abolition of slavery, women’s rights and dealing with poverty, crime and the mentally ill. The various reform movements that took place during this time achieved varying levels of success. The temperance movement initially began with a goal to reduce the alcohol consumption of Americans. This changed when Lyman Beecher condemned any use of alcohol at all. Evangelical…

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    Antione Crawford Sociology 101 Final Introduction A social movement is a vast gathering of individuals who are sorted out to advance or oppose some social change. It is ordinarily based upon two components, to begin with, whom the development is attempting to change, and second, how much change an event is supporting. Social events can happen at the individual level or the societal level, and they can advocate for either minor or radical changes. There are various types of social movements,…

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