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  • The Houses In Thomas Jefferson's Monticello

    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

    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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  • A Summary Of Racism In Charlottesville

    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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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of VICE Charlottesville

    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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  • Racism And The Supremacists Movement

    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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  • Reflection On Ceremony

    Ceremony and A New Reflection on Racial Tension as a Current Event Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko has given me a new perspective on racial tensions/issues in the United States. Although the book is mainly focused on Native Americans, the broad idea of racial issues can be applied to the current events happening to people of all races. I especially gained a more thoughtful view of the recent events in Charlottesville, North Carolina. Ceremony has given me a deeper understanding of racial tension…

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  • Is Violence The Way To Fight Racism Peter Singer Analysis

    In the article, “Is Violence the Way to fight Racism?,” Peter Singer, the author argues about the tragedy brought by violent protests that caused death and injuries to society. The author goes on to say that non-violent protesters even support violence after the tragic event from Charlottesville. In this article, Trump stated the problem that risen in Charlottesville was to blame on both white supremacists and non-violence protesters because he didn’t want white supremacists who started…

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  • Obscure Segregation In Public Schools

    Segregation in Charlottesville Public Schools It has been 51 years since the Civil Rights Act ended the state and local laws requiring the segregation of whites from colored students in public schools, but a new form of segregation is alive in Charlottesville today. With the ever widening diversity in our country, it is hard to believe that a separatist mentality can still exist, after all we’ve had our first African American elected President of the United States. However, it seems that every…

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  • Who Is Donald Trump's Controversial Speech

    Donald Trump’s, our 45th president, speech on Charlottesville was meant to temporarily heal, almost like an Advil. Donald begins with explaining his appearance, what the current situation is, he begins trying to make the situation positive when it was not. Furthermore, President Trump had failed to speak more on the state of the country on that sad day, which lead to him receiving criticism. There are many ways on how a person should react to certain things within the country, some would say…

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  • Emile Durkheimian Perspective Essay

    Charlottesville: A Durkheimian Perspective Introduction Emile Durkheim plays a pivotal role in the field of sociology. His innovative research paved the way to new theories that help us explain and understand the way society works. Durkheim is responsible for numerous contributions to the field of sociology, but is often known for his theories on collective conscience, solidarity, and anomie. Collective Conscience Collective conscience denotes the interest of the collective level of…

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