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    Gerard Jones is an American author and a comic book writer about media. Jones argued in his essay “Violent Media Is Good for Kids” to discuss several good reasons that violent media is beneficial to kids. In Jones’s essay, he talked about many good reasons that led me to be certain of his reasons why violent media are helpful to kids. Jones believes violent media assistances children to be more courageous to face their obstacles. Jones gave a very good example of his son, who was not able to play with his peers at school, because he was afraid to climb a tree with them. Jones knew he had to help his son to be brave enough to climb the tree, so he read him old Tarzan comics a fictional character that appears very strong and fearless to help his son overcome his fear of climbing a tree. On paragraph 6 Jones stated “For two weeks he lived in them. Then he put them aside. And he climbed the tree”. Jones’s son was finally able overcome his fear about the bloody Tarzan comic. Reading the successful story of Jones’s son being bold enough to climb the tree is definitely a good example that I find convincing about Jones argument of violent media being helpful to kids. The example of his son shows that kids who are afraid to do something are just in need of an extra motivation for them to be courageous enough to overcome it. In addition, Jones also argued that kids who are expose to violent media are able to act out their rage without being ashamed or afraid. The society has…

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    Delaware County, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA), a geographical region with a relatively high population density at its core and close economic ties throughout the area. Delaware County is one of the 92 counties included in the state of Indiana. This county is a suburban area located in east central Indiana. The county was founded on April 1, 1827 from Delaware New Purchase. The county was named for Delaware Native American people (Genealogy Inc., 2014). Involving mainly land, the…

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    Delaware Pros And Cons

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    Delaware is a state located in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, to the northeast by New Jersey, and to the north by Pennsylvania. The word “Delaware” comes from the name given the river (Delaware River) in honor of Lord De La Warr, the first governor of colonial Virginia. Delaware is the second smallest and the sixth least populous, but the sixth most densely populated of the 50 United States. Delaware is referred to as the “First…

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    Delaware Research Paper

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    Delaware lies on a small niche of the Eastern American border. Henry Hudson is credited with the discovery of Massachusetts in 1609. Henry Hudson was working for the Dutch East India Company and he discovered the Delaware Bay and River, which allowed easily accessible routes for trade. This made Delaware a desirable stop for traders and merchants. The natives to the state were the Lenape, Algonquian and the Powhatan Indians. The first natives were of the Paleo-Indian culture that lived in caves…

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    Caesar Rodney is on the back the Delaware quarter in the middle of his famous ride, yet not very many people know anything about him. This shows that he was very passionate about something, which could have been anywhere from the Delaware militia to early politics. Therefore, Caesar Rodney was a marvelous leader because he had great political ideas, military positions, and was extremely passionate for his causes. First off, Caesar Rodney did amazing things in politics, so he was able to become…

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    Steven Brian Pennell is popularly known as the Route 40 killer or the Corridor Killer. Pennell is believed to be the first documented serial killer in the history of the state of Delaware and also the first person to be executed in the state of Delaware since the year 1946. Pennell is a Caucasian male born on November 22, 1957, a native of the Delaware. Pennell is married to Mrs. Kathy Pennell with three children, two of his own, and a step daughter. Pennell worked as an electrician but…

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    The Delaware Art Museum

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    The 4 pieces, including two pieces from Winslow Homer and Andrew Wyeth, were expected to cover the museum’s 19.8 million dollars in bond debt that it acquired during its 2005 expansion plan. The museum chief did make an effort to inform the public through the media, but the museum was still faced with criticism from members of the public as well as its peers. “The Association of American Museum Directors (AAMD) warned Delaware that selling artworks for purposes other than acquiring new pieces…

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    Munsee Indians Summary

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    Munsee Indians During in the 17th century, European colonists forced an Indian group out of their homeland. During that time, the island of Manhattes (now known as Manhattan) was sold for 60 guilders to Peter Minut. While the sale of Manhattan is well recognized throughout history, the Native people who originally resided in that area remains somewhat obscure. The Indian group that the book mainly focused on was the Munsee Indians, a subgroup of the Delawares or otherwise known as the Lenapes.…

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    Middle Colonies Essay

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    The middle colonies include New Jersey, New York, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Note: There are no promises everything will be perfect but, definitely a better life in the long run for your ancestors to live on. I can not pay to get over: That is not an issue, You can work for 4 to 10 years as a helper to a family and your boss will pay for our ticket over. That will give you food and a place to live. As well, You have rights at your home. Daily life On a normal day for the middle and…

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    Fort Delaware Description

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    Fort Delaware Fort Delaware, was a defensive point that many felt would be perfect to protect ports and anyone trying to attack from the river. It was said from many officials that this Island was an ideal defensive point. This is because it’s a medium to high ground in the Delaware river this was perfect to protect Philadelphia’s ports. Fort Delaware is located on Pea Patch island, this island is called this due to the Pea Patches that grew around it and made up a lot of the island. Fort…

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