Charles "Tex" Watson

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  • Charles Manson Crime Theory

    Initially born “No-Name Maddox”, Charles Manson is regarded as one of the most notorious and sinister killers as well as cult leaders of the 20th century. The astonishing ability of Manson to manipulate and control individuals led him to assemble a vicious cult that committed gruesome murders that struck tremendous fear in to the hearts of every American during the 1960s. The criminal acts of the Manson family cult was committed on the belief that they were destined to be the ultimate beneficiaries of a race war. The murders that took place on August 9th of 1969 and the LaBianca murders on August 10th became known as two of the most ferocious events committed by the Manson family. These famous incidents as well as Manson’s troubled childhood and twisted views of society can both be further explained by Gottferdson and Hirschi’s “General Theory of Crime” and Edwin Sutherland’s “Differential Association” theory. The General Theory of Crime assumes that lack of an individual’s self-control is the predominant factor behind criminal behavior. The low self-control in early childhood aspect of the theory places tremendous emphasis on parental upbringings, and further suggest that self-control is the result of early socialization in the family. Both…

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  • The Destructiveness Of Othello And Jealousiness

    The Destructiveness of Jealousy and Greediness What made Othello, written by William Shakespeare in the 17th century, popular is that the play dealt with sensible topics as racism and race. The protagonist of the play is a dark skinned foreigner, surrounded by white characters. Othello’s race makes him sensible for criticism of the people around him, because he knows that he will always be the weaker ‘species’. But what is shown in this play is that it is not his race that will be his downfall.…

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  • Who Was Responsible For Charles Manson's Crimes?

    “You know, a long time ago being crazy meant something. Nowadays everybody 's crazy.” Do you know about Charles Manson, and do you know about the crimes he committed? “Charles Manson is an American cult leader whose followers carried out several notorious murders in the late 1960s”(bio). He became the most infamous figures in criminal history. He committed many crimes. He was arrested and had a trial. Was he convicted or not, did he pay for his crimes? How did he become the most infamous figure…

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  • Short Story On Raindrops

    Raindrops. Drip. Drip. Drip. Clouds, gray and hiding any sign of sunlight. It looks miserable and cold but it matches my mood so it doesn 't bother me. I need to get out, It 's horrible to be stuck in this room. I want to be out in the rain. Peeling myself away from the window, I can the floor for my hoodie and Converse. "Where could they be?" I mutter, kicking clothes around. My toe clips the edge of a shoe hidden underneath a pile of clothes. I freeze as the pain pulses from my foot. Angrily,…

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  • An Essay On My Cultural Identity

    My Culture Identity Everyone has a culture that identifies their identity. As in who they are or where they come from. They 're many different cultures in the world. A culture is a tradition past on to a family generation. Every culture has different holidays, traditon but more importantly style. It represents what type of music you listen to or what type of clothing you wear. Most people find their culture by their family. For example; gandparents, mother, father. This essay is about how…

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  • W. L. Gore Leadership Style

    Abstract Leaders that stand out from the past typically are known for something spectacular, something that made them stand out at the time, and something that they can be remembered for. Mr. Rockefeller was an industrialist and philanthropist who did well for himself. His ability to lead and influence people helped him to acquire many companies and interests. His vast wealth allowed him to lead development in the area of medical research. People chose to follow him and believe, which may have…

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  • Library Card Essay

    On a late Thursday afternoon, I thought it would be have been a nice day to go library and get some books. Being a geeky teenage girl, I love to read anything from a mystery to a good thriller. My day started off great! A big bowl of Frosted Flakes, a bright early morning and a little bit of television. Nothing could go wrong… or could it? “Oh crap, where’s my library card”.I yelled in frustration. I began to search through all my pockets and in between my father’s car seats.After fifteen…

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  • Mexican Cultural Traditions

    As Mexicans emigrated from the familiarity of their homes and learned new life in the United States, many preserved native culture traditions to aid the transition. Some Mexicans decided to adopt many American customs, while others stuck to their roots. Ultimately, their lifestyles were influenced, but many Mexican traditions were conserved. Some of the customs that Mexicans retained include religion, food, and entertainment. They kept these traditions like a piece of home. It made new life in…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Tequila Grill

    The Tequila Grill Tequila Grill located in downtown Kalona, Iowa is the best mexican restaurant I have eaten at. The restaurant can be found with ease, even if you are not familiar with the area. I would recommend people come all the way from Iowa City to try this restaurant. Positioned on the corner of Main Street the restaurant has a sign sitting in the corner of the yard that can be seen from the road. It is one block away from Highway One that runs through the town of Kalona. Once…

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  • Virginia Woolf's We Are What We Eat?

    We are what we eat. The most common expression that no one seems to understand the real meaning behind it. When people think about this saying, the first thing that comes to mind is do not eat that cheeseburger because you are what you eat. If you eat not healthy food therefore you are not healthy. This idea ties into what we have learned throughout the semester, what we eat makes us up. The food that we eat not only makes us up but it tells others about our culture, religion, gender, and…

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