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    The two films I watched for this film journal were Harlan County, USA and Salt of the Earth. The two films were both about miners fighting for their rights. Harlan County, USA is a documentary about the Harlan strike in Kentucky. The miners wanted to get better safety measures and pay. The Duke Power Company would not take the necessary precautions to protect the miners from unsafe conditions in the mines. Salt of the Earth focused on the Mexican miners in New Mexico who went on strike because of being treated unfairly compared to the Anglo miners. The Mexican miners wanted to get better pay, better working conditions with the addition of sanitary conditions where they were living. Through worker solidarity these demands were met after…

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    Salt of the Earth was a theatrical drama directed by Herbert J. Biberman. The film was based on the actual strike against the Empire Zinc Mine in New Mexico. Its genre is a social realism and it was based on actual events. The movie has great ties to Malcolm Gladwell’s book David and Goliath, Underdogs, Misfits, and the art of battling giants. For instance just like Martin Luther King Jr. and his friends they had to overcome a giant in Sheriff Connor (Gladwell). The setting of the plot takes…

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    Base of the respond of Carol Weston using spyware is not a good idea because it should that you don’t trust you child close or far away from home. The trust has been lost because the parents don’t do a good job of seeking their needs. Parents need to be there 24/7 for them to understand that parents really care about them and no one else would care expect their own parents. I agree with Carol Weston and here respond to “The Undercover Parent” written by Harlan Coben. The use of the spyware when…

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    The Undercover Parent

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    explore the unknown is in their blood. Generations ago, the unknown might have involved the outdoors or the wilderness. Today, the “unknown” that children know of and wonder about is on the internet. Inquisitiveness can be a good thing, but when the curiosity of kids, and especially teens, is paired with the wide array of possibilities on the internet, a potentially dangerous situation may be created. In the article “The Undercover Parent,” Harlan Coben writes about the hazards of the internet…

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    Education has become an elusive process since it’s no longer possible to teach at a constant pace for every student. As a result, advanced placement (AP) courses have allowed for gifted high school students to participate at the collegiate level. However, with increasing amounts of AP courses and their incentives of earning college credit in high school has constructed a false sensation that students are benefiting greatly, when in reality, they’re causing massive amounts of stress for little…

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    How does race affect the student’s experience of an AP class? Introduction Our high school years are some of the most delicate in our lives and they are also a time in which we develop the most as people. Every day we are surrounded by hundreds of students and teachers wandering the halls of our schools and communities challenging themselves to achieve a better future. Taking honors courses or AP courses are strenuous and sometimes stressful, but in the end, they are deemed to prepare you for…

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    recalls: "Some woman said, 'You write all those macho things, but you can't write about women.' I said, 'I'm not scared of women. I could write about them if I wanted to.' So I got an idea for a story about this incident in a girls' shower room, and the girl would be telekinetic''. The novel sold more than one million copies in its first year of publishing and changed King's life from a poor living in a trailer into a very good financial condition . It made him a worldwide reputation. There…

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    Kirsten Richard Richard 1 Professor Stephanie Roberts English 101 October 9, 2016 Advanced Placement classes: Helpful Blessing or big mistake? The effects both the positive and negatives of the AP (Advanced Placement) classes that high school students partake in each year to earn a college credit before ever leaving high school is a huge issue for most promising young…

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    I am going to be talking about whether it is good to use spyware or not. The authors place on spyware is that parents should use spyware but that maybe some parents might use it to just see what they're doing and invade their privacy. My opinion on spyware is that I agree with the author when he says parents should use spyware. I also disagree with the author when he says that some parents might use spyware to see everything their children are doing or chatting with. So I agree and disagree with…

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    Types of external considerations within Rutherford County are related to natural disasters, political disasters and macroeconomic shifts, including inflation, rate of growth, and unemployment. As a measure to offset natural disasters, we have relationships with other counties across the state coordinate efforts with our Emergency Management team. Indeed, the county 's mitigation planning efforts consist of local, state, and federal assistance. Unfortunately, there are few measures to plan for…

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