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    Born on July 11th, 1911 and raised in Sydney, Olive Cotton was the first born in her artistic and intellectual family. Cotton graduated from Sydney University in 1934. Her father taught her all she knew about Photography as he worked away developing black and white pictures. A few years later she married Max Dupain and worked in his studio teaching to work as an assistant. They later divorced two years after being married. Three years later she married Ross McInerney, a farmer from rural farmer…

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    Ronald Cotton Case Study

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    When a Suspect and a Victim Become Friends On January 16th, 1985, Ronald Cotton was convicted of the two counts of burglary and two counts of rape. He pleaded not guilty throughout the trial, but he was found guilty by the court. There were many factors that sent him to prison, such as: his prior criminal record, the three factors that can influence an officer’s use of discretion, the evidence against him, and more. After 10 years in prison, he was exonerated by DNA testing. Not long after,…

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    The life of Cotton Mather’s was pre-set from birth. Born of Rev. Increase Mather, Cotton Mather was destined to fall into the role of Pastor in Boston’s Second Church. While in this role, Mather wrote Bonifacius: Essays to Do Good. This book described how a Christian should live, always doing good, for nothing more than the pleasure of doing God’s work. Even Mather was not above the beliefs of Christianity. Like Benjamin Franklin once said, “It takes many good deeds to build a good reputation,…

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    Cotton Candy You've always known about cotton candy. The fluffy, sweet circus treat everyone has always loved and looked forward to when they go to the county fair. Although it may not be as popular as chocolate, skittles, or your favorite candy, cotton candy has a unique history that many do not know. The main topics that are discussed, is the how was it made? How is it made inside the machines today? And how has the flavor of cotton candy evolved? Cotton candy may be simply mostly sugar, but…

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    Summary of Picking Cotton Picking Cotton described the story of a rape victim, Jennifer Thompson, who mistakenly picked Ronald Cotton from a photo lineup and then a live lineup as her assailant. Jennifer had earlier assisted police with an Identi-Kit composite sketch that she had felt was not quite accurate but was put out to the public through local news channels to help identify any possible suspects. Ronald Cotton was a name given to police as a possibility. Her perspective of the…

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    What I think is meant by “Cotton Culture” is an exclusive, hospitable group of farmers that prestigiously operated a large acreage of land, to make profit for themselves and their tenants. Before the Civil War, the South became very self sufficient in sharecropping; gaining for profit and obtaining free labor. Plantation owners would travel from one state to another visiting friends and showing hospitality with their profits by way of southern cooking, music and like formal parties. I can…

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    The memoir, Picking Cotton; Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption, by Jennifer Thompson and Ronald Cotton, tells a real-life story, that is broken into two perspectives. In one perspective, a young lady, Jennifer Thompson, is sexaul assault by a man she thought was Ronald Cotton. The other point of view is a man, Ronald Cotton, which is convicted for a crime he did not commit that causes him to be in prison for more than ten years. Ronald and Jennifer made separate life decisions which…

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    1. Introduction: The Industrial Revolution was the introduction of new manufacturing styles, including going from hand production methods to machines. The first industry to use modern production methods was the textile industry (Landes D. S., 1969). It created a major turning point in history where almost every aspect of our daily lives was influenced in some way (Lucas, 2002). Some economist stated that one of the biggest impacts of the Industrial Revolution was the consistent increase of the…

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    Monsanto: Seed Bt Cotton

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    seed Bt Cotton which is the primary cotton seed for Indian farmers today. Prior to Monsanto’s arrival, Indian farmers were completely self-sustainable by using seeds from their previous harvest. This form of reusing seeds made it possible for farmers to produce crops with very little cost. Bt Cotton however is sold for extremely high prices and is designed to only last one harvest so the farmers must purchase the seeds every year instead of the sustainable use of seeds that natural cotton…

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    Cotton Gin Research Paper

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    discovered a way to effectively remove seeds from cotton fibers. The invention greatly increased the availability of raw cotton to be used to make textiles, which lead to an increase of cloth production in England. In a short time, cotton was the most important product of the Southern States as it quickly gained popularity. While the gin decreased the need for workers to remove seeds, it increased the need for workers to grow and pick the cotton. This lead to an increase of slave labor. During…

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