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    Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello begins with the architecture of Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's mountaintop home in Charlottesville, Virginia. The book describes the story of Monticello architecture, an inside look at the house, the furnishings, the gardens and the plantation. The authors of this book are William L. Beiswanger, Peter J. Hatch, Lucia C. Stanton, Susan R. Stein. These four members are part of Monticello’s Scholarly staff. They are all experts in their disciplines, have published a wide variety of books and scholarly articles, and lecture all over the United states and overseas. While deciding a book to review the one topic that seemed interesting was Thomas Jefferson's Monticello. Jefferson's Monticello really fascinated me because…

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    Jefferson's Vision

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    Assignment 3 Jefferson’s vision for the university of Virginia was for it to be separated from the church. The University itself has many different parts to its plan, and was meant to be very symmetrical. On the east and west end of the church there are dormitories that were used for housing the men who attended the University. Each set of dorms had a shower room and outhouse were attendants could shower, and go to the restroom. Along with the showers and dorms there were also dinning halls.…

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    Charlottesville Event

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    What happened at Charlottesville? Everyone is in shock about this current story about Charlottesville. I was unaware about any of this incident until I got this assignment. I was shocked when I saw the video of a car plowing into the group of people who were protesting. This all started when people were protesting for the removal of a statue of Confederate Icon General Robert E Lee. It was described as one of the largest white supremacist events in US history. It was planned for August 12 to…

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    Charlottesville Speech

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    Charlottesville Firstly, I believe that everyone is entitled to their own beliefs and opinions, but when you resort to violence to silence and condemn others for their beliefs that is going way too far. Many people hide behind the right to free speech, but there is a fine line between what is protected under free speech and what is breaking the law. Nobody has a right to impede on the rights of others just because they have opposing viewpoints. The events that took place in Charlottesville were…

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    The Charlottesville Riots

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    The Charlottesville riot of August 11, 2017 should not come as a surprise when the United States is still country struggling with racial tension. Also known as the Unite the Right rally, this event was designed to showcase the white nationalist movement within the United States. Armed with anti semitic posters, banners of swastikas, and confederate flags, it was evident that the participants were hoping to replicate the fear traditionally associated with these images. Most sociologists and media…

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    On August 12th white supremacist, Neo-Nazi’s and KKK members marched in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue. The protest turned violent afters arguments from the protesters and counter protesters got out of hand. The events that transpired in Charlottesville should not have happened. Events like these continue to show Americans that racism still exist and is an ongoing problem in America. While some people many say the events that…

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    Jeff Gaffney’s affinity for Charlottesville and the surrounding areas began during his time at the University of Virginia. Like most students who attend the University, he fell in love with the rich history, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the culture of Charlottesville. While attending the University of Virginia, Jeff met his wife Motana, a Charlottesville native, and that cemented his passion for Charlottesville and the surrounding areas. Jeff has a proven track record of success, which began…

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    The primary audience in the VICE Charlottesville video is anyone who is willing to listen and realize there is a problem in Charlottesville and our nation today. Christopher Cantwell discusses how he is willing to be violent, doesn’t care about people’s feelings, and wants the country to be racist. The key arguments of the antifa are they tried to stop the white supremacist group from coming and they were ignored. This video’s tone was depressing and upsetting because it displayed the hatred…

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    History acts as a precedent for the society that helps people determine their moral code by learning from the lessons their ancestors taught them by virtue of their actions. Therefore, history is an important aspect of comprehending the right and wrong, and it's almost elementary for us to be able to learn from history and not repeat the mistakes made by those preceding us. However, the human rationale is erroneous at times, therefore, we never learn, and more often than not, history repeats…

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    In the light of, racism on the rise there was a rally formed by white supremacists to protest the removal of General Robert E. Lee in Emancipation Park. “ Charlottesville was on edge Sunday as police and residents tried to piece together how a white nationalist rally turned deadly when a man rammed his car into counter protestors in an act described by a member of the Trump administration as terrorism.” [ A day After VA Clashes Protest- and Sorrow], stated by and article that covered the rallies…

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