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    failures, and struggles, one of the major bands, the Beatles have encountered during the 1960s. When two of the Beatles were younger, John Lennon and Paul McCartney, they would sometimes leave school to practice together. McCartney's younger schoolmate George Harrison was soon recruited as another guitarist, as was Lennon's art college friend Stu Sutcliffe, to play bass. The group broke through the Liverpool club scene and eventually made its way to Hamburg. They started traveling their way down…

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    Aspirations squandered The wise Martin Luther King, Jr.’s expression on freedom is: “Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed”. Throughout George Orwell’s classic dystopian literary work entitled 1984, Big Brother is synonymous with lack of freedom. In the beginning, O’Brien represents a hope for freedom for Oceania’s society. Winston strongly longs for a rebellion to reform Oceania’s society in result of Big Brother’s oppressiveness. Both…

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    George Orwell, author of Animal Farm, once said, “Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.” In the years prior to World War I, most countries had a sense of invincibility and an attitude of indifference towards war. Due to a strong sense of Nationalism and this indifference toward war, no one thought war would actually happen and especially not in their country. As war broke out, the people of Russia…

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    Both Martin Niemoller and George Orwell tell a story of how one group of power took control and destroyed another group. The major difference is both how a group or individual could have stopped it, and the hope, or lesson, on how it could not occur again. In Animal Farm, the overall fault lies in the group, even if Napoleon created the rules on how to run their new animal world, it was the overall group that allowed these rules to go unchallenged. It was the group that allowed the pigs…

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    LSD (Lysergic acid diethylamide) was little know at this time, but still legal, and was commonly used by John, Paul, George, and Ringo. It had an “[immense] effect on the Beatles songwriting and recording” (“Beatles and Drugs”). The first released song to mention acid was “Day Tripper,” but “over time its influence resulted in less explicit and more abstract references…

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    Rule, Un-opposed The rise of communism throughout the early to mid-20th century brought in an era of and admiration for the communist political ideology under Josephs Stalin’s rule. During its rise, George Orwell, an English author, created the book Animal Farm to combat the ever growing acceptance to communism in a satirical way. Each animal (character), were parts of the underlining meaning on how the communist system is broken and corrupt, despite having a concept of equality, as the pigs are…

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    In the 1960’s, Beatlemania swept across North America and Europe, causing the Beatles to receive immense popularity. Their work has become immortalized across the decades because of their melodic tunes and the meanings behind them. Without a doubt, the Beatles are the most recognizable music act of all time. They inspired an entire generation of musicians and united people together for the love of music. Throughout the Beatles’ careers, they have become a symbol of love because of the way…

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    Called French and Indian War in America, Seven Years’ War French v.s. British The French were outnumbered, even with their Indian allies, with the exception of the Iroquois who refused to ally with France and negotiated a treaty with the English government instead. British General Edward Braddock leads 2,500 men against Fort Duquesne, where the French and Indians ambush and kill them. In 1758, Braddock is avenged by William Pitts in a retake of Fort Duquesne. Britain planned expedition to…

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    Going through life you always wonder what everyone's deepest darkest secrets are. Sometimes you can find yourself gazing at people and building wishing you could see straight through them. In the novel 1984 by george orwell this wonder never has to occur and though it may seem hard to believe our government never has to have this though either. They allow the constant surveillance of the people through encryption codes embedded in the things we use everyday. Advances in technology are only…

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    Betsy Ross (1752-1836) Most well known for making the very first American flag. With 13 stars representing the 13 colonies and the classic red white and blue colors, she designed and hand stitched the flag with direction directly from President George Washington. James Monroe (1758-1831) The last founding father as president, he was the fifth president of the United States. He fought in the war and was also a delegate, but he was most well notorious for writing the monroe doctrine in 1823.…

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