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  • Violent Media Is Good For Kids By Gerard Jones

    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…

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  • Vulnerable Population

    Social and Environmental Profile Cultural, Social and Economic Impact Vulnerable Populations Southern Florida has a large migrant farm worker population that could be negatively impacted by food shortages and thus labor shortages across the state and county. These individuals rely on the income made through harvesting in order to provide for their families and are often the most marginalized in society. Low income residents will also be impacted if aerial spraying continues in the region. Food…

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  • Knife River Flint Experiment

    The process of heat-treating Knife River Flint requires a lot of time, preparation, and materials. The Knife River Flint that was used in this experiment came from Mercer County, North Dakota, which there are five different Knife River Flint Quarries in Mercer County. The three closest quarries to where the Knife River Flint in this experiment was collected are the Crowley Quarries, Medicine Butte, and Dodge Quarry. With the help of Russell Redhorn, a Native American monitor I was working…

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  • World Trade Center Attack Analysis

    the Pentagon attack was performed by the fire and emergency units from the Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD), the Fort Myer Fire Department, and the Metropolitan Airport Authority Fire Unit at Ronald Regan Airport (reference). The coordination for the Pentagon response was more complex than the World Trade Center attack, thus creating additional problems for responders at the scene. When the Arlington County Fire Department (ACFD) established the incident command structure, the ACFD based…

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  • Barn Burning And A Rose For Emily Comparison Essay

    William Faulkner stands out as one of the remarkable authors in the contemporary society with a focus on short stories as well as novels. Some of his pieces that almost every English student likes is “A Rose of Emily” as well as the “Barn Burning.” The thematic aspect of these articles being the social life depicted by the southern people. Also, there is the struggle they undergo at different instances. The use of a dramatic context in the stories is vital in fostering empathy. The ability to…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Homeless In Hawaii

    Homeless In Hawaii Throughout the world, there is a growing issue of an increasing population of homeless. Throughout the Hawaiian islands the homeless problem is a gigantic issue. The island of Oahu is hardest hit with the issue and the homeless population is growing. Homeless in Hawaii is the largest problem ongoing in Hawaii at this moment and will be until a solution is presented. There’s a lot of issues happening in Hawaii such as, Mauna Kea or the rail project on Oahu, but the homeless…

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  • Essay On Rosewood Massacre

    the inhumane acts with “It was just the time we lived in back then”, nothing can justify what transpired in a small town in Florida in 1923. Rosewood, Florida was established around 1845. This town was a very small town located in what is now Levy County. This was a quiet town that began to take notice when a railway was built nearby. This railroad would transport the red cedar tree by the masses to a pencil factory in Cedar Key. Unfortunately, within thirty years the population of cedar…

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  • Swansboro Essay

    been greatly influenced by three prominent men: Theophilus Weeks, Samuel Swann, and Otway Burns. Theophilus Weeks was born to Benjamin and Mary Chase Weeks in Falmouth, Massachusetts in 1708 (3). In the 1730s, the Weeks family moved to Carteret County in North…

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  • Underfunded Public Schools

    Over the last couple of years, headlines about schools have become more and more prevalent. Whether it was about school lunches (and how bad they are) or how schools are helping their students for the better, stories about schools have been and will always be in the headlines. However, there is one story that has shown up plenty of times and has no definite solution: underfunded public schools. Public schools all over the nation, from Chicago to Philadelphia, have been declining for a while.…

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  • Stereotypes In My Life

    It’s a warm and humid summer afternoon in Kansas City. So humid where you can just feel your skin becoming moist and sweaty just from standing outside. The gym is even more hot and uncomfortable. I’m a young adolescent in grade school watching my oldest brother play competitive basketball. Normally, I’m forced to attend these activities as I’m too young to be at home by myself. There were about 200 people just packed in one big gymnasium. Parents spectating, players working their tails off, and…

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