George Stephenson

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  • Alexander Hamilton: Underappreciated Founding Fathers

    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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  • What Is The Importance Of The Founding Fathers

    When most Americans think of those who wrote the Constitution, they think of writers and thinkers. In reality, many of the founding fathers like George Washington and Thomas Jefferson were also amazing gardeners. They loved learning about and finding new types of plants from all over the world to try to grow in plots on their vast plantations. Gardening played a major role in the U.S. Constitution and the new country of America. The new country had just fought its first war for its freedom…

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  • Childhood Memories Of Ipperwash Beach

    Ipperwash Beach has been my home away from home for as long as I can remember. Some of my earliest memories include getting thrown off the inner tube into waves so big they could swallow me whole, campfires that my grandfather would build rain or shine, just so we could get that perfect bedtime treat and a sun burning so bright I thought the sweet summer would never end. As far as I was concerned, Ipperwash Beach was a magical place that couldn’t do any wrong. From a young age, I can remember…

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  • Zombies In The Film Night Of The Living Dead

    Zombies are a phenomenon that almost everyone has heard about. Shambling mindless corpses trying to feast on the flesh of the living. The idea of the undead has been around for almost as long as people and their culture have. There have been multiple cultural variants of zombies and ideas of how to keep the dead from coming back to haunt the living such as the theory behind the origin of the tombstone was that it was literally a giant rock that cavemen rolled on top of graves to keep the…

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  • What Is The Cause Of Washington's Whiskey Rebellion?

    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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  • Use Of Dystopia In Animal Farm By George Orwell

    George Orwell liked to use dystopian settings and a feeling of hopelessness in his eerie and haunting novels 1984 and Animal Farm. Many colorful literary devices were used, including irony, tone, and anaphora. In 1984 the protagonist Winston is midst the totalitarianistic regime of Big Brother. Big Brother is the complete and total dictator in 1984. Winston prefers the structure of society from a time long before, when people had human spirit. Winston may be the only human left that follows the…

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  • Allegory In Lord Of The Flies And 1984 By George Orwell

    freedoms, as shown in the novels Animal Farm, Lord of the Flies, and 1984. George Orwell’s novel, Animal Farm, shows that the key to a successful society is representation. Orwell uses farm animals as an extensive allegory to the Russian Revolution,…

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  • Examples Of Overthink In Hamlet

    Hamlet is one of Shakespeare’s most honoured and well known pieces of literature that has been studied by many. There is a depth to Hamlet which has caused so many different ways to view and argue the characters and the overthinking in which the book revolves around. The storyline of Hamlet follows a vein of over thinking that begins with the betrayal of his Uncle Claudius when he secretly murders Hamlet’s father – the King of Denmark- then marries Hamlet’s mother and becomes king himself. As…

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  • Animals In The Military Is Inhumane

    Animal Usage in the Military is Inhumane Animals came to this world the same way humans did, with no rights, or obligations. Life is meant to be lived it at it’s finest. Through centuries, humans learned skills to live in the world, to hunt and to love. Humans also learned to hate which caused conflicts between other nations. Humans found a way to use animals as weapons, they trained them to kill and to hunt enemies. According to the article “Animals and World War I”, says, “Over 16 million…

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  • The Lady Or The Tiger Essay Conclusion

    The Lady or the Tiger. Imagine waking up and our government system was completely changed. we wouldn’t have a president, no federal state system. our law system didn’t even exist. In the short story The Lady or the Tiger we see a justice system that is like a death penalty but not as harsh because you get to choose between two doors that can either led you to being married on the spot or killed by a tiger. If you were to choose the door with the women behind it, you are instantly married and…

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