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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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    1. During Washington’s presidency the population was overwhelmingly more rural than later years, nearly 90% of citizens located in small settlements rather than some of the few established cities. Additionally, only 5% of them lived to the west of the Appalachians, which was largely Indian territory; most still lived within the original colonial borders on the eastern seaboard. Washington was drafted for presidency unanimously despite not directly pursuing the office, a feat that has never been…

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    The dystopian novels Fahrenheit 451, 1984 and Brave New World show Bradbury, Orwell and Huxley’s vision of modern society. The authors include ideas of fear, technology and pleasure in a way that predicts how they see today’s society. Although Orwell, Bradbury and Huxley have valid points of fear, technology and pleasure, Huxley’s vision of the future is the most accurate in modern society in his book Brave New World. Technology in today’s society is coming very close to the technology…

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    British Army Uniforms

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    Former Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin once said “History shows that there are no invincible armies.” In the 18th century, however, the British rule that spanned nearly a quarter of the Earth’s land, and that was comprised of the largest navy and strongest army at the time would have begged to differ. At the time, it seemed that the British army was destined to control the entire planet. About 5,600 kilometers away, a little colony of The British Empire had enough. Outrageous taxes without any say…

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    country, a town, as humans begins we have to question what’s around us and when we feel uncomfortable with someones ideas we have to change it into something we believe is right. No matter what the consequence might be, just like in the Animal Farm. In George Orwell 's Animal Farm, the animals never questioned their leaders, which lead to loss of their freedom. The only thing that had any sort of action to what they disapproval of the drunk farmer in the Animal Farm, (15-17), it’s…

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    Written during the time of two of the most totalitarian regimes of all time, Ray Bradbury, George Orwell and Aldous Huxley fascinated the world by writing about their fears of oppression through exaggerated dystopian societies. In each author 's most famous novel, Fahrenheit 451, 1984 and Brave New World, these explore what it means to have your humanity taken and replaced by a false sense of place in the world. All three dystopian societies use cruel tools to take individual rights in order to…

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    1984 George Orwell Summary

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    Biography: George Orwell George Orwell is an English novelist who was born in India in 1903. He was the son of a British civil servant. George spent one year in India after he was born and went to England with his mom and siblings. He loved to write at an early age. He wrote his first poem when he was around the age of four. When he was eight, George was sent to boarding school. It was there where George noticed that richer students got treated better than poor students. He read many books with…

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    Literature, Art, and Music reveal values about a century. Many of these truths dispute what is considered normal. The 20th century was a time of inequality for women, along with many wars. Writer George Orwell focuses on the issues of imperialism whilst author Margaret Atwood concentrates on the concerns of gender equality and roles. In addition, artists and writers such as Pablo Picasso, Virginia Woolf, and Igor Stravinsky took their pieces of work and somehow went against what the 20th…

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    The United States of America was founded with the help of many people but the most credit is given to the aptly named Founding Fathers. One of the most overlooked and underappreciated Founding Father is Alexander Hamilton, who is known for defending the U.S Constitution during its ratification, serving as the first U.S. secretary of treasury and being involved with the first sex scandal of the country. Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11th, 1755, although historians disagree on this…

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    'It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen ' - presumably a twenty-four hour clock. This was when I first took note that TV had without an invite had invaded us... it sits nonchalently on the wall with an unbridaled power. Since, then I mistrust anything that 's transmitted from the screen - so I 've download an internal firewall to protect myself on the off-chance TV will be wanting my vote at some stage - TV on the TV on a TV debate... I feel nauseus at the…

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