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    concepts of the 60s the words music, drugs and culture are often at the foreground of one’s thoughts. This was a diverse and booming era for many bringing upon the uprising of a new class. Although this truth is recognizable without looking past the surface, taking a deeper look at social aspects uncloaks the seemingly ever changing times then, proving them to be consistent with issues we recognize today. This is strongly displayed in the novel A Confederacy of Dunces written in the 60s by author John Kennedy Toole. In the novel, a middle aged man named Ignatius living at home with his mother goes on a quest of finding a job due to his mother’s nagging. Having obtained a master’s degree in college, he…

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    In the novel, A Confederacy of Dunces, Ignatius is not the best when it comes to understanding people. When he meets a man named Dorian, nothing changes. Dorian is amused by Ignatius ‘originality’ and humors what he says. But when Dorian insists that Ignatius is nuts, Ignatius starts to insult the gay community. But when Ignatius see’s that the Gay community in New Orleans is larger than he thought, even extending to the military, he decides to work with them. The gay community in New Orleans…

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    A Confederacy of Dunces, by John Kennedy Toole, is a novel that describes the adventures of Ignatius J. Reilly, a peculiar young man who lives in 1960’s New Orleans. To please his overbearing mother, Ignatius embarks on a seemingly everlasting quest to find a suitable job that he can sustain. Throughout the story, Ignatius exhibits many different characteristics while getting himself into sticky situations. Although he is a character of many qualities, Ignatius’s two main qualities are gluttony…

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    chapter 2, where Bushwhackers are present (Keith.) Filled with fury, the boy, according to Keith, goes on to mercilessly attack the Bushwhackers and guard his family. Despite the violent outcome, this was all done because of how much he cares for the Busseys. His family did nothing wrong, and a person with an attitude like Jeff would stand by them. Another more war-related example comes when Jeff meets Lucy. According to Keith, Jeff had great fondness of Lucy from the moment they met. Still,…

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    The topic that I am analyzing is known as the foot in the door (FITD) technique. The FITD technique is defined as getting someone to agree to a small favor in hopes that the participant feels helped and/or cared for; the moment the initial favor is fulfilled, the person follows up by asking for an even bigger request. Two researchers in 1966 named Freedman & Fraser discovered the FITD technique. From their research, they concluded that it is one of the most effective compliance techniques. Also,…

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    This study found the gain-loss theory of attraction is applicable and holds true when social media is used as the initial judgment platform. Subjects significantly rated their likeness of confederates who had a negative profile higher than those with a positive one after meeting them in person. The implications of this are critical in today’s world for many reasons. First, this study undermines the entire online dating industry, which is heavily scrutinized as it is. These services claim to be…

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    The Confederacy had an uphill battle during the civil war, but ultimately they held a few advantages of their Northern counterparts. The first advantage that the South held was their superior leadership, men like Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, J.E.B Stuart, Bloody Bill Anderson, and James Longstreet were some of the best officers in the country before the war. Another advantage that the South held during the civil war was the home field advantage. Most of the battles during the war were…

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    The Iroquois Confederacy is a military union that coincides with the Iroquois League. The Iroquois Confederacy became allies with the British forming the Covenant Chain. During war between the British and French, The Iroquois Confederacy fought against the French and those who were allies with them including the Three Fires Confederacy. The Three Fires Confederacy was made up of the Ojibwe, Ottawa, and Potatwatomi tribes. The Iroquois Confederacy and the Iroquois League became separate groups…

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    Lincoln led the Union and fought with the Confederacy whose commander was Jefferson Davis. The goal of union was to protect the unity, but many armies were controlled by South, also they owned wide land. It seemed difficult for the Union troops to win the Confederacy drastically. Moreover, the strategy of Confederacy was only to defense, controlled the battleground still in North lands. They waited for the North crumbling from within, then they would have sufficient reason to persuade the Union…

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    Powhatan Tribe Research Paper I am doing my report over the Powhatan Tribe. The Powhatan Tribe is a group of Algonquian-speaking-people that were native to the New World, specifically, the Northeast Woodland Region, before the English had colonized it. The Powhatan Tribe chose to live in this region because the rivers there helped them stay clean, transport places, and irrigate crops easier. The Powhatan Tribe established in 1580 by Wahunsonacock, who created the Powhatan Confederacy that…

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