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    In light of the current election, many hurtful and narrow-minded things have been said about illegal immigrants and their families. The infamous statement that has been blurted from the mouth of America’s favorite clown, Donald Trump, says horrible things such as, “When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best…” Trump also talks about how, “They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime…

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    Wes Anderson is a movie director who has created eleven movies some include Fantastic Mr.Fox , Moonrise Kingdom , Rushmore , etc. Anderson has been known to use some of the same actors in many of his movies, Bill Murray is one of many actors that continues to reappear in Anderson's films. Murray plays many diverse roles, some include Mr. Bishop in Moonrise Kingdom, Badger from Fantastic Mr. Fox, Herman Blume from Rushmore, and M. Ivan From Grand Budapest Hotel. Any character Murray plays he…

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    April 14, 1912, occurred the most remarkable ship catastrophe of the historical 100 years. The Titanic, on her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York, collided with an iceberg and sank with a loss of 1500 people. The Titanic’s captain, Captain Edward J. Smith, played a bewildering role in this catastrophe. Smith was an experienced seaman. He was considered a rational choice for his post. But on that day he acted quite strangely. It began with the way he navigated the ship, then the ship's…

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    abilities”-J.K Rowling. We often get to choose what we do and we have to deal with the consequences of our choice. Tangerine is filled with choices and more often than not it is Paul Fisher who had to deal with the repercussions.The Novel Tangerine by Edward Bloor is about Paul Fisher, a shy boy who comes from a dysfunctional family, that moves from Houston, Texas to Tangerine, Florida. Paul is a legally blind, but he doesn’t let that get in his way he decides to become a soccer player. He lost…

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    This primary source document, written by Al-Razi, offers insight about the context of Smallpox. The source reflects a commentary on Galen’s influence and offers summaries composed in a book of additional input to the material discussed. Also, it appears that the source could have easily been encompassed in a medical encyclopedia. Likewise, the source resembles a treatise in a book. The primary source has two main purposes: to portray the causes of Smallpox and the method of spreading Smallpox.…

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    An Illiterate Influence on English When a “bastard” reclaimed the crown of England, he infused France into England. The English language went on a roller coaster of changes to accommodate the French culture and language that was flowing in. This all began with one man, and his name was William I. William I, better known as William the Conqueror, was the first Norman king of England when he was crowned in 1066. “William the Bastard” was born to the duke of Normandy and his mistress in France…

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    To whom it may concern, Between the 1900’s and the 2000’s, about 90 major disasters happened. About 50 classified as natural, 20 manmade, and 30 as not classified. How would you feel if you lost your family in a disaster that is not really classified but you know that it was definitely manmade. Not sure what you mean about the numbers here? In April 15,1912, a disaster was reported of a ship that sank. This ship was called the Titanic which was a Royal Mail Ship from Britain. Many people…

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    The Daruma, or Dharma, is seen as the father of Zen Buddhism, which is who is represented in the Daruma dolls. These dolls were first developed in in Japan during the Edo period, 1615-1868, and are colored primarily red. This color was chosen due to the folklore that the smallpox god enjoyed it. Red is now not only recognized as a smallpox protection but also functions as a general illness protection, specifically in relation to the Daruma doll itself. Another belief involving red is that those…

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    In the time period of 1840 until 1900 Japan and China were both subjected to western imperialism, but they reacted in different ways. Japan was able to adapt to imperialism much better than China was by changing their economy and government. They abolished feudalism, and in order to become more western, they created a new army and industrialized their economy. China on the other hand, was suffering from many internal conflicts, so it was not difficult for Great Britain and other western…

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    For example, in the movie Edward Scissorhands, the Avon- Lady, Peg, meets scared and confused Edward for the first time through a slow pan over Edward’s living space, newspaper article clippings of happy families and perfect bodies are showcased above Edward’s bed in a bright light that stands out above the rest of the dark, scary, dimly lit room, all while soft voices of a choir is heard singing mournfully in the background. This shows, that Edward doesn't intend hurt anybody, and is only…

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