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  • Analysis Of Macbeth's Graduation Speech

    Charles Barkley’s hands wrapped around my shoulders. My head barely went to his armpit. The 6’6”, 250 pounder, NBA legend towered over me. We were located in the hotel lobby in Birmingham, Alabama, I was there to compete in the National Speech and Debate Tournament, he was there for fun. “That’s a good skill to have,” he said. “ To be able to communicate effectively and debate.” Is it? I have come to the conclusion, as I have contemplated this one simple question the past year , that the single greatest thing I have learned as a high school student at BHS is the ability to communicate and debate effectively. Debate has taught me some of the greatest life lessons that I will ever learn. I have also solidified my adventure into adulthood by doing other activities such as Boy’s State, these experiences have made me the man I am today through four strong lessons. Nothing is as it seems. An undeniable truth learned in debate. In debate logical arguments must be constructed to prove one’s point. These arguments must be solidified with evidence. As I have done my research it has become very clear that the the things most people accept as truths are actually lies. People hear statistics and automatically they are considered facts, but statistics, are tainted. For example, according to Cracked The average income in the United States is around $70,000. If your income is below that level, reading that is quite a kick. But The popular use of the term "average" is way different from…

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  • The Egyptian Pyramids

    When an individual tends to think of pyramids, their mind usually wanders off the the great pyramids of Giza, or just the Egyptians in general. What many are not aware of though, is that in there are pyramids of various shapes and sizes in many different parts are the world, with some of them being found in unexpected locations. In 2008, a set of three “pyramids” were found in Visoko, Bosnia. Bosnia is located in Eastern Europe near Croatia and Serbia, and the discovery of these pyramids was…

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  • Northern Arizona University Case Study

    disciplines. A unique quality of the university is the early exposure to collaborative and experiential research between undergraduate students and faculty. Cline Library is the library for Northern Arizona University. Situated in the center of the Flagstaff campus, it provides both physical and virtual environments that foster intellectual discovery, collaborative research, and access to technology. The library affords members of the NAU community and public, access to extensive collections…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Beauty Of Markgragunt Gravity Landslides

    The beauty of the southwest knows no bound. The unique landscape is home to some of the most awe-inspiring mountains, cliffs, and valleys that I have seen in my life. My research and my adventures has a broad range that has a very subtle overlap. I will do the best to my ability to show you what I learned in my time in Utah and in the library. I decided to go to the Markgragunt gravity slide. Without knowledge of the exact whereabouts of the location and limited resources I saw this as an…

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  • Great Sphinx Research Paper

    Turkey. The Great Sphinx has a Stela located in between the front paws of it. A Stela is an upright stone slab with a relief design carved into it. Thirdly, The great Sphinx symbolized strength and wisdom. The real purpose of building the Sphinx is unknown. Some say that it was built as a guard of the Giza Plateau. Others think that was a portrait of King Khafre as stated before. The Great Sphinx has become the tallest Monolith statue in the world. A Monolith statue is a statue that is made of…

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  • Research Paper On The Great Sphinx Of Giza

    The Great Sphinx of Giza is a national treasure and mystery. It’s located on the Giza Plateau in Giza, Egypt. It is a massive stone sculpture of a creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human. In this essay you will learn all about the mysteries of the Great Sphinx of Giza. There has been many theories on who built the Great Sphinx of Giza. Some say Khafre, a man who overthrew the throne of Djedefre, built it, but others say it was built by the father of Khafre. The estimated years…

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  • Comparing The Pyramids Of Egypt And Kush

    Egypt and Kush For my final project on Egypt and Kush, I created the Giza Pyramids. I made the pyramids using a plaster mold kit, and gold paint. I have been interested in Ancient Egypt since I was very little. I enjoyed building the pyramids and studying this unit. So who were the pyramids built for? In Ancient Egypt, pyramids were built as tombs. The Pharaoh would be buried in a pyramid after he or she died. The Great Pyramid Of Giza was built for the Pharaoh Khufu. This pyramid is the…

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  • Great Pyramids

    The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza, Egypt. The designations of the Pyramids Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure correspond to the kings for whom they were built. It’s located on the northern edge of the Giza Plateau, Cairo, Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one to remain largely today. This gigantic Great Pyramid of Giza was the…

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  • The Pyramid In Ancient Egypt

    Pyramid, especially the big Pyramid in Giza, is the most magnificent artificial building in history. Their large scale reflects the unique role of Pharaoh or the king in ancient Egyptian society. Although the construction of Pyramid from the beginning of the old Dynasty to the end of the Ptolemy era in the fourth Century ad, the peak of the construction of Pyramid started at the end of the Third Dynasty and lasted until about sixth (2325 BC). More than 4000 years later, Egyptian pyramids still…

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  • Magine Living In Ancient Egypt

    The blocks of granite were quarried out of the plateau nearby and the limestone out of many different quarries as far away as fifty miles upriver. All the blocks were checked for dimensions with special rods made specifically for that purpose. Most of the blocks used for the main structure weighed about two and a half tons. In all, around 2,300,000 blocks of stone are used to build a pyramid, with a workforce of around 30,000 people. The burial chamber was built first and contained the…

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