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    The 1920’s was given the nickname “The Roaring Twenties” for several reasons: this decade was a turning point in entertainment, economics, women’s rights, and other subcategories of American culture. Many of these changes were positive, but financially, Americans began spending money they did not have, as credit was introduced. The Twenties offered new freedoms that many took great advantage of, but with that freedom came responsibility. Like the old saying states, Americans were give a yard and took a mile. The 1920’s was a decade of change and excitement, especially for women. Before World War 1, young women wore straight, long skirts and very modest high necked collared blouses. Very long hair in a neat bun at the top of the head was uniform…

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    One reason was because in 1889 the United States was full of poverty. So Mother Cabrini organized catechism and classes. She also provided the essentials for those who needed them. ("Mother Cabrini") Mother Cabrini also founded 67 ministry institutions. One of the camps was Queen of Heaven Camp In Golden, Colorado. The summer camp was for orphan girls. In the camp there is a 22 ft tall statue of Jesus (Colorado Virtual) Another reason was because in New York at the time there were about…

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    Golden Rice Controversy

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    efforts, but with stricter regulations in place and in order to stay relevant, Greenpeace has moved onto current issues, such as Golden Rice in India. However, the reasoning and effects of this issue has caused widespread controversy. Greenpeace’s protest on Golden Rice is causing it to lose support as it strays from their original goal of environmental protest into popular pseudoscience. Greenpeace found its beginnings in the Cold war as the “Don’t Make a Wave Committee,” a group of people who…

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    such as brown rice, sticky rice, and long-grain rice. They are all good for the human need, but what about the “Golden Rice”? In “Can GMOs Help End World Hunger?”, by John Robbins, the author explains how genetically engineered rice has failed to help the world hunger, and what he has discovered as the real purpose of Monsanto. At the beginning Robbins has used reliable sources to inform what was the “golden rice,” and he has well explained the advantage and disadvantage throughout the…

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    Golden Retrievers Essay

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    Why Golden Retrievers Make Excellent Family Pets My love of animals goes back to when I was a little girl growing up on my grandpa’s farm. We had most of your normal farm animals; pigs, cows, chickens, heck I even had my own pony. But none were more lovable and enjoyable than our family dog. This particular breed was a border collie and was incredibly intelligent, loyal, and friendly. She was a bit hyper but to a little girl of ten, was the source of entertainment for many years. Plus, she…

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    thousand years. There is however a grim secret that lurks in the minds of only two camels in Camel Topia. King Mohammed and his trusted servant, Pepe. The two camels are the only ones who know that the residents of “The Golden City” are not the only camels in existence. Outside of the gates of Camel Topia resides a disastrous group of feral camels with the single goal of taking over the city. These camels are led by “The Pale Camel.” Otherwise known as “The Ghost…

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    “Maddie” is a heartwarming commercial produced by Chevy Automotives in 2014, that takes us on a journey with the two main characters: a woman and her golden retriever, Maddie. With a soft, mournful piano ballad playing in the background, we observe as a woman, in her late twenties, stands beside an aged golden retriever, smiling sadly, and pets the frail creature. We witness an intimate moment between her and Maddie, as the dog lays calmly in the veterinarian’s office. Smoothly changing…

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    Because rice is the most important staple food in undeveloped countries, scientists have created a new genetically modified food called Golden Rice (Messer). Golden Rice produces beta carotene, the naturally occurring ancestor of Vitamin A (Messer). Studies show that in developing countries, there is a severe lack of Vitamin A that causes blindness and an increased vulnerability to disease and infection (Messer). Golden Rice is currently being produced by a nonprofit organization called the…

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    the risqué twenties. Throughout the novel, Fitzgerald continuously brings up interesting situations with different reasons and resolutions that severely put the morals of the twenties into question because they would not have been acceptable a decade before. Some of the then-taboo situations include: adultery, women drinking and smoking, more public partying, divorce, and bootlegging. So although The Great Gatsby is a novel about love and dreams, the underlying theme of this book seems to be…

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    It is also these components that create a character in literature, which explains why characters can seem so relatable. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, characters are lost in an array of parties, clubs, and events that have no purpose. Life in the 1920s seems glamorous and wonderful; however, it is the underlying corruption and deception that causes the eye to only see the glamor. One of Fitzgerald’s main characters, Daisy Buchanan, is depicted with the elegance and glamor that she…

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