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  • Professor X Wants You Analysis

    Ethics, morality, and basic human nature. All things that make the human race, human. It’s easy to say what exactly is right and wrong. But it’s harder to act upon those set rules. They’re more like guidelines. Guidelines that humans acknowledge and either choose to follow, or ignore. Each person on this planet has their own idea of these notions of thinking. When somebody writes a character in a story, it’s likely that that character will reflect their own ideals and morals. But, what if they write a character that’s ethically, unethical. What ideals can a reader assume the writer has? Well, the reader can’t assume anything. Because that character may be written to just fit that one role. In the X-Men universe, specifically the films X-men: First class and X-Men: Days of Future Past, Hank McCoy or beast as he is known as later on, brings up questions about his own stance as far as ethics go to the audience. While many would say that Hank “Beast” McCoy’s actions in creating the serum to cure his and Mystique’s mutations was unethical, in a way ended up becoming slightly more ethical because his improved serum, while it greatly prohibited Prof. Xavier’s telepathy, made it possible for him to walk again. But, Prof. Xavier took it to far and became basically a drug addict. Ultimately, the action of creating a serum that practically eradicates one’s own genetic makeup, while created with the best intentions in mind, ends up being unethical simply because of the unforeseen…

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  • Native American Indian Literature Summary

    Since the authors who explored cultural decimation through colonization mainly analyzed the situations of native Americans, native Hawaiians, and the Maori natives of New Zealand, these case studies are incorporated in this literature review to contextualize the authorsʻ arguments. Upon collecting literature on the methods that colonizers employed to acculturate the native peoples they came into contact with, each of the authors assert that these actions were initiated by the colonizersʻ…

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  • The Main Cause Of The Thirty Years War

    The main cause of the Thirty Years' War, which lasted from 1618 to 1648, was the rising religious and political tensions between the Roman Catholics and the Protestant Christians. The end of the Thirty Years' War created a number of significant consequences and changed the religious, social, and political ways of Western Europe. The ending of this war created the end of the Holy Roman Empire and the Hapsburg's falling out of power. There were also religious divisions in the country which is very…

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  • Research Paper On Alaskan Fishing

    Alaska has an interesting history with fishing, from even before it became a state, when it was acquired by the United States from Russia in 1867 (Naske 1994). Gold miners, whalers, and fishermen were some of the first Americans to move northward to Alaska for natural resources riches. Since the late 1880s, commercial fishing has been an important part of the Alaskan culture and economy (Sechrist & Rutz). In the early 1940s, when Alaska was still a territory, the United States joined WW II. The…

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  • Cherokee Tragedy: The Cherokee Tribe

    Cherokee Tragedy: The Story of the Ridge Family and the Decimation of a People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press 1986. Thurman Wikins discusses how the Cherokee Indians traveled during the Trail of Tears period and what their conditions were like. Thurman Wikins argues that several of the Cherokee Indians traveled by boat to get to the Indian Territory during the Trail of Tears period. Wikins describes the boat travel as less exhausting and less dangerous for the…

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  • Hippca Habitat Destruction

    If the plankton and krill that the whales depend on for food were to be decimated by an oil spill, the whale would either have to relocate in search of food or risk starving to death. Another factor that has influenced the decimation of the whale population is climate change. As mentioned earlier the impacts of rising ocean temperatures has caused whale populations to migrate to more favorable, colder water temperatures located further north. While this migration may lead the whales to a safer,…

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  • Drill Or Not To Drill Essay

    off their route at key passages, threatening their survival as a species"(Six Ways). Many native populations depend on the survival of these animals for their own survival, as they hunt them and use them for food. Alaska is also the home Marin 3 of several wildlife refuges like the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, located on the tip of the Alaska peninsula. (Protecting) These refuges are there for a reason. They protect endangered species so they can continue to live and reproduce, preventing…

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  • Lynching In Mississippi Victim Summary

    By the early twentieth century, lynching in Mississippi had made a name for itself. The name was identified as Lyncherdom. Lyncherdom was a name that white individuals used to describe their action towards blacks who thought freedom would come forth by total repression. But, total repression left blacks with no recourse and continued to diminish the thought of freedom from impoverish and continued to endanger their rights and hope. During the rise of Black Prominence many whites felt overwhelmed…

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  • Equality In Australia

    Equality before the law is an elemental concept of our legal system. Every one must be treated fairly and without discrimination but also feel like they have been treated this way. However there are problems that some diversity feels they gain at court. Indigenous society face problems gaining equal treatment by the law. The problems that affect their equal treatment included; police bias, attitudes of judges and cultural differences. Almost 50% of white Australians believe Aboriginal is given…

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  • Columbus Discovery Of The Americas Research Paper

    resources, and killed off millions of your kind either directly, through wars and pillaging, or indirectly, through diseases and alien animals, would you be complacent at all with them being praised as a hero of their time? In this paper, reasons why Columbus’ discovery of the Americas did not make the world a better place will be explained. Native Americans were killed in the millions, alien plants and animals wiped out native foliage and game, and with the sudden boom of sugar, tobacco, and…

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