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    Civil Rights Workers in 1964. James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goldman, and Michael Schwerner were three young Civil Rights workers who were working in Mississippi. Chaney was African-American and Goldman and Schwerner were White. They were investigating a racist crime and were riding in a car together when they were stopped and arrested. They disappeared and their bodies were not found for 44 days. It was discovered that they had been released into the custody of the KKK who shot and killed them. At the time the justice system in Mississippi was as racist and corrupt as the KKK and no one stood trial for the crime even though most people knew who had committed it. Today, Mississippi is trying to recover from its racist past. In 2005, Edgar Ray Killen was charged and convicted of murdering Chaney, Goldman, and Schwerner. He was the only one of several living suspects to ever be charged with the crime. As a tribute to the slain men, the FBI building in Jackson, Mississippi is named in their honor. There are many African-American martyrs and heroes in Mississippi history. Many African-Americans tried to fight for equal rights and justice in Mississippi. Some were maimed or lost their lives in the process. Some of them continued to resist and fight inequality in Mississippi and have made a big impact there and throughout the rest of the United States. Apart from James Chaney, there was Medgar Evers another Civil Rights activist and Field Secretary for the NAACP in is…

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    Scopes: The Battle over America’s Soul The battle between science and nature seems to be one that is never ending. One of the times when this battle came to a head was in 1925 when a trial occurred over whether evolution was okay to be taught in school. In Tennessee, the practice was outlawed, but when a teacher in Dayton Ohio was coerced into using a textbook that contained evolution, the debate became one of major national attention. John Scopes, a twenty-four year old math and science…

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    Freedom Summer, just a mere 10 weeks of the summer of 1964, changed the world, just by changing Mississippi. Reconstruction ended and blacks were no longer slaves, but they continued to be oppressed. Mississippi was the state that kept blacks as slaves without the title. Mississippi had the lowest crime rate, supposedly, but most likely had the most murders of blacks in cold blood. The Mississippi Summer Project dived head first into the volatile violence, subjecting their volunteers to a unique…

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    Freedom Summer Reflection

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    Growing up in our time, in a middle class privileged family and attending a good school makes myself take for granted what some people truly go though. I have always enjoyed my history classes throughout high school because my teachers were so passionate about their subjects. After this course I had acquired a different level of education of American History that I have grown to appreciate. Prior to this class I had not been aware of several events in our history including the project of Freedom…

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    Yotat Embassy. When he tells Tyler that he won’t be in work for a while, Tyler finds out that it’s because his sister Laposha is in trouble (again). He quickly decides to help with the case as well, wich leads him to find out Laporsha secret. Laporsha was quiet around Tyler and got mad at Dominque for telling Tyler what happened. Tyler takes one look at Laporsha son, Todd and sees Shawn Grayson's face in him. “You.. and shawn?” he says as he gives Laporsha dirty look. Laposha looks at the ground…

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    Labradorite Research Paper

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    structure. All members of the plagioclase series usually display lamellar twinning called "Albite Twinning". The twinning is caused by an error in the crystal structure during its growth....Whew... Why does Labradorite look so pretty and have so many colors?? Well that is what they call Labradoressence... What is Labradoressence? The Labradoressence color display is from lamellar inter growths inside the crystal. These inter growths result from compatible chemistries at high temperatures…

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    that texts often highlight issues or ideas prominent in our current society, regardless of the time, place or context of the text. Texts address important issues within our society and facilitate deeper thought and reflection about these ideas. In the novel Fahrenheit 451, set in the distant future, ideas relevant to us in the present world are conveyed by author Ray Bradbury. Short story The Pedestrian by Ray Bradbury similarly presents ideas applicable to our current day society. The effects…

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    who seek it. In addition, all stories, fiction or nonfiction, can cause unimaginable emotional reactions, ranging anywhere from sadness to happiness. They bring magic to what would otherwise be a world absent of magic. Books play such an imperative part in our society, but what if that was not that case? What if there was such a universe where books are seen as something obstructing and were made illegal, subjected to being burned in fires, the only way to savor a book being to commit it to…

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    Dental Clinic Case Summary

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    has to be checked, water level in the bottle on the side of his table or cavitron can be change. If the scaler still not working lead nurse has to be noticed and engineer called. Ultrasonic unit with wires is check annually and records are kept in maintenance folder on the reception. e) X-ray machine To checked if the x-ray machine is working we have to switch on switch on the wall and also on the machine itself. If all is on and x-ray machine is still not working, we let know our lead nurse as…

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    Even when trapped and imprisoned, be this figuratively or literally, human beings have a tendency to assert their freedom. In a dystopian society, where freedom of decision is stifled, this rings especially true. Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury, sticks true to this fact of human nature. Guy Montag, a firefighter, is the main example of this fact. Starting on the track to his rebellion, Montag begins to steal books from the homes he burns, reading them illegally in his own home. After he…

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