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  • Reflective Essay: The Importance Of Education In High School

    past two years through the Trailblazer Collegiate Academy. Switching between high school and college-mode can be a challenge, but one that develops my learning in a deeper way. The summer between our sophomore and junior year, the incoming Trailblazers, (students in the program), are required to complete College 100. It is essentially the equivalent to Fort Osage’s Freshman Focus. We are all in the same class and it is personalized to our unique educational path. Throughout the four-week course, our instructors stressed that the key to success is being in tune with yourself. They designed a…

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  • Osage County History

    The Local History of Osage County circa 1867 Thesis statement: Settlers came to Osage County in Missouri for the prosperous land resources of trees, hunting, rivers and hills; and to establish a community based on strong roots. Part I: Facts of population and the county itself Osage County is in Central Missouri. The county came into existence after having been detached from a part of Gasconade County. In 1855, the bottom part of Osage County was given to form the top half of the new…

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  • The Theme Of Suicide In T. S. Eliot's 'The Hollow Men'

    Melissa Wong
March 11, 2015
Andrew Forrester
DISC 1313
 Escaping Heartland America
 Pawhuska, Oklahoma, a town of a little less than four thousand people, is where Tracy Lett’s play turned movie August: Osage County is set. Beverly Weston, the patriarch and a heavy alcoholic, has disappeared and eventually commits suicide, leaving behind his psychotic wife, Violet, in the care of a newly hired caretaker, a Native American named Johnna. After their father’s disappearance, Beverly’s adult…

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  • The Importance Of The Mughal Dynasty

    the Mughal empire. The fourth useful action, creating monumental architecture, was extremely useful in the Mughal empire because it showed sovereignty, wealth and combination of culture. Akbar’s Mughal architecture is a mixture of Persian, Islamic, and Hindu styles. Because of the combination, it allows none of those cultures to be left behind and everyone unite together. As a leader, Akbar the Great did a great job because the idea of compromising these cultures together results in less…

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  • Relationship Between Imagination And Technology

    City, Arizona at the time. This is about 5 minutes driving distance from Sierra Vista, Arizona (the next town over), and about an hour south of the next major city, Tucson. She was enrolled in Tombstone High School: a senior, ready to graduate and venture out into the world on her own. She said that the most important relationships at this time for her were certainly with her parents – my great grandmother and my great grandfather. My great grandfather held the value of family to be very…

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  • Military Deployment Essay

    My wife was currently employed at a Child Development Center on Fort Riley. It was raining and she was on her way to work when she lost control of our vehicle skidded off the road and rolled our vehicle over on its top. She was immediately taken to the hospital from the scene of the accident. She was hospitalized for two days and released after a few tests. Two days later around midnight we received a call from Irwin Army Community Hospital stating that the protein in my wife’s urine was too…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Owe My Father

    Many of us do not appreciate our parents until we are much older and, presumably, wiser. For instance, Tim Russert, former host of Meet the Press, put it best: "The older I get, the smarter my father seems to get” (qtd. in Murphy). It is really only now, many years later, that I see that I owe my father, the late Carlos Nicolas Flores, Sr., much. Of course, I owe my mother, Rosa Guzman Flores, much as well but in a different way. He was a smart, ambitious, often authoritarian man while she had…

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  • New Belgium Beer Case Study

    Brewing Social Responsibility Corporate social responsibility is essential to all corporations and how they are viewed by the public. Along with corporate social responsibility, sustainability is also very important to a corporation’s success. New Belgium Brewing has taken sustainability and corporate social responsibility into consideration in their everyday business practices. The corporate culture of New Belgium Brewing will be detailed explaining how they handle environmental issues that…

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  • Police Incident Report Example

    On Wednesday, July 7th 2015 at or about 2302 Hours I was dispatched to 4717 Southwest 39th Way (Aqua Isles) in reference to a suspicious incident that occurred. Upon further investigation it was later revealed that it was a kidnapping that occurred. The information that was given to deputy’s en-route to the scene was “Complainant’s friend called and advised their house was being robber, but complainant does not know the location, just that is near the front gate”. Due to this information, it…

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  • Essay On Military Basic Training

    recruits will arrive for orientation, find their schedules and complete the Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT), along with learn about army heritage and core values. There are several different items that each individual must bring to boot camp. Many of those items consist of: required uniforms and other types of appropriate clothing, a lock, toiletries, money, and essential paperwork. Males will need to shave their heads and females will need to have appropriate hairstyles (ponytail, bun,…

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