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  • Conch Shell In Lord Of The Flies

    Jessica King English IV Ms. Brown 7 December 2016 Within the novel Lord of the Flies, William Golding, the author, creates numerous symbols that are strongly psychoactive but also strategic to the novel. This particular novel is examined worldwide because of its unique world view and tale it represents. The conch shell, fire, and Piggy’s glasses are highly significant to the novel The Lord of the Flies because the symbols all unite and divide the kids. The conch shell preserves a puissance over the schoolboys that brings them together. “All right. Who wants Jack for chief?...Who wants me (Ralph)? Every hand outside the choir except Piggy’s was raised immediately. Then Piggy, too, raised his hand grudgingly into the air. Ralph counted. ‘I’m chief then. (Golding 23)” When the conch was first sound by Ralph, everyone came together to put forth rules of thumb. The first…

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  • Digital Divide Analysis

    Digital divide is convenient our lives but it is not the mainstay; we cannot rely on the digital divide. Social media is not a way to get rid of loneliness, we should keep more times with friends or family face to face to talk instead of social media. Besides, literacy is a traditional method to communicate with others, we still can do it. Having a time plan in the users’ mind of media technologies is very important, to plan how many hours spend on the social media and control it every day; it…

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  • The Effects Of The Revolutionary Revolution

    because they were rejected by the colonies and started a revolution. The revolution resulted in a divide between the colonies’ people. On one hand, there were Loyalist and on the other were the Patriots. The revolutionary events from 1775-1776 transformed competing visions of Patriots and Loyalist in Britain’s mainland colonies. Then men and women who supported the colonies’ fight for independence and protested against British rule called themselves the Patriots. Their views were that the…

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  • George Washington Qualities

    prime minister, etc. Those who engage with this bold task of commanding a sovereign state are collectively known as world leaders. Such individuals have taken the role of leadership to one of its greatest extremes, where all of one’s qualities are tested with immense scrutiny. For a country, nation, or tribe to be great, there is most certainly an able bodied personality acting as the guiding force. Although a leader may emerge from anyone or anywhere, only few can proudly bear the reigns of an…

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  • George Washington: A True American Hero

    George Washington is a name that is held in high regard throughout the United States. He is arguably the most beloved of our Founding Fathers and is still celebrated as a national hero. It is not surprising when one considers the fact that he was both the general that led the Continental Army to victory in the American Revolution and was our first president. He also holds the distinct honor of being the only president to be unanimously elected. The newborn nation that had just broken away from…

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  • Founding Father George Washington's Farewell Address

    Founding Father George Washington took office in 1789 as our first president following his role as a leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution. Many American victories were won under his command which included winning independence from Great Britain. President Washington’s strong values and principles helped a shape a nation in desperate need for guidance and leadership. James Monroe said to Thomas Jefferson, “Be assured, his influence carried this government.” (Personal…

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  • Revolutionary War Social Analysis

    The Revolutionary War not only gave America its independence, but it established many societal changes that would alter the social landscape of the new nation. In some cases, these new ideologies brought positive change, however, in certain cases they brought on a new social divide, pitting neighbor against neighbor. The American Revolution brought many different societal changes, however the development of a Standing Army producing a military community that required every resource the colonists…

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  • The Battle Of Trenton: The Success Of The Revolutionary War

    Trenton was an imperative success to be had for the entire success of the revolutionary war. The battle of Trenton was a great validation for the colonists that the continental army could really defeat the British and Hessians. This was a great militaristic achievement, further showing the brilliance of George Washington and the military leadership of the patriots. This swayed the opinions of some loyalists, further backing the continental army. This support allowed the continental congress to…

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  • A Narrative Of A Revolutionary Soldier Summary

    On September 15, 1776 British warships took their position on Kip’s Bay. Their intentions were to protect a flotilla of boats that were transporting 4,000 British soldiers to Manhattan. American soldiers under the command of Colonel William Douglas put up a weak resistance before they crumbled and ran. General Washington, who witnessed the spectacle from a hilltop, attempted to reorganize the Patriot lines to no avail. General Rufus Putnam gathered the Continental troop and marched them toward…

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  • Biography Of Kate Barry

    Catherine Moore Barry Catherine Moore Barry also known as Kate Barry was born on October 22, 1752 around Spartanburg, South Carolina to Professor Charles and Mary Moore. Kate was the oldest of ten children. At the age of 15 Kate married Andrew Berry. The newlywed couple moved to Walnut Grove, South Carolina, where the couple began their family. They had three children together. Meanwhile her husband Andrew Berry joined the colonist in the war against Great Britain where he became a Captain in…

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