George Lakoff

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  • Walla Wallas: The Lewis And Clark Expedition

    The first encounter with Euro-Americans for the Walla Wallas was the Lewis and Clark Expedition. First meeting in 1805, the Americans promised to Walla Walla chief Yellepit they would visit with the people after seeing the Pacific Ocean. The party returned in April 1806 and stayed at Yellepit's village, located on the Columbia River near the mouth of the Walla Walla River.[2] During a transaction Yellepit presented Clark with a white horse in return for a copper kettle. The Americans had none in…

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  • Red Hot Chili Pepper Research Paper

    Regardless of whether the Red Hot Chili Peppers bring hatred or happiness to the listener when one of their songs is played, it is certainly clear that they spread an honest message to the public that other musicians refrain from. Although they have had members come and go throughout the years the Chili Peppers continue to lead the “alternative” in the rock industry starting from their beginnings in Hollywood, California, in 1983. Their form of alternative rock incorporates sounds from funk,…

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  • Say Goodbye To The Elephants Summary

    Did you know that wild animals have attitudes? I thought it wasn’t true, but it honestly is and it can be seen in both The World’s First Superstar by Lauren Tarshis and in Say Goodbye To The Elephants by Adee Braun. These two articles are perfect examples of how attitudes have changed since Jumbo’s time and why they have changed. All animals have done a good job showing that they have attitudes, and that we need to respect them. They have changed since Jumbos time due to the evolution of…

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  • Zombie Proof Building Research Paper

    Zombie Proof Building: The Wellness Center The zombie apocalypse may seem very frightening to some people. In fact, most may find it convenient to run away all the time, and when it comes to fighting zombies, just do so in order to survive. But what happens when it is not possible to run away or fight? When survivors of a class two zombie outbreak find them themselves in a difficult situation where the amount of zombies is too large to fight, or when there is no way of being able to run away…

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  • Historical Presidential Campaign Analysis

    In Ecclesiastics Solomon wrote, "What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun" (Ecc.1:9, NIV). While surveying the historical presidential campaigns of George Washington, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, and modern day hopefuls, some tactics and strategies have changed, while other aspects are surprisingly quite similar. One difference is America's first three presidents did not personally campaign, rather political party newspapers,…

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  • Yitzhak Rabin's Assassination Research Paper

    Anytime a person runs for political office, they are essentially risking their life. There will always be a certain person who does not agree with a set of opinions a politician has and that can have dire consequences not only for the politician but for everyone around them as well. In history, there have been countless assassinations for this reason alone. Senseless acts of violence against innocent people affect our society negatively like in prime minister Yitzhak Rabin and Roman politician…

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  • Who Is Boxer's Ambition In Animal Farm

    George Orwell’s allegorical novella, Animal Farm represents the aspects of the Russian Revolutionary War. In the beginning, Old Major, an old boar, uses his dream to dictate to the animals that they need to unite and rebel against their defective owner, Mr. Jones and his men. Although, in their attempt to be a Utopian society, power corrupts the animals and the farm fails. However, one character that does not lose their integrity is Boxer, a horse, who displays his devotion, strength, and…

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  • Government Control In 1984 George Orwell

    In the book 1984 George Orwell shows how life would be with a government that is physically controlling. One way that the government is physically controlling is have the citizens of Oceania to participate in mandatory exercise. Winston wakes up to a noise and he know right away what time it is. He gets up and gets in front of the T.v. and he hears “Thirty to forty group! Take your places, please. Thirties to forties!’ Winston sprang to attention in front of the telescreen, upon which the image…

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  • Why Was The Battle Of Saratoga A Failure

    The Battle of Saratoga, which is actually two battles, was very critical. It raised morale from previous defeats, and it convinced France and Spain to aid in the Revolution. The British decided to isolate New England by using General Burgoyne and General Howe. General Burgoyne, who was in Canada, would march his troops south, and General Howe, who was in New Jersey, would march north. It was a brilliant plan, and would have succeeded, if it were not for one small detail: General Howe…

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  • An Explanation Of Eddie's 'Eddie In Tom Petty'

    Imagine becoming famous and suddenly losing all of this fame and fortune. This is what happened to Eddie in Tom Petty’s song.Eddie graduated High School and moved to Hollywood.There he got a tattoo and met a girl that had a tattoo, too. Tom Petty’s fake narrative about Eddie turns into rock star, is an untrue story and shifts tone in an unrealistic way. Tom Petty’s narrative poem tells a story about a rock star, named Eddie, trying to get famous. It all started when Eddie finished High School.…

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