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    Greatest Election Upset

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    Thomas E. Dewey, J.Strom Thurmond, and Henry Wallace. The parties that were included were Democrats, Republicans, States’ Rights which were also known as Dixiecrats, and Progressives. All of the other candidates parties really wanted Truman out of office, but he fought hard and ignored them and came to be the 33th President…

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    War has been a significant cause for debate among American intellectuals for the past century, with World War Two and the Vietnam War in particular leading to divisions based on whether America was right to become involved in certain wars and if it had a positive impact on the nation. Henry Luce coined the term “The American Century” in his essay of the same name, which articulated that the 20th century was a time when America had an obligation to the world to spread democracy and take its place…

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    Beowulf In the poem, Beowulf, a warrior from Geats comes to help Hrothgar, the king of the Danes whose land is being attacked by a monster, Grendel. Beowulf is successful and kills Grendel. To show his bravery and abilities, he even kills Grendel without using weapons. However,Hrothgar is still in trouble, because Grendel's mother is now trying to get revenge. As the poem continues, Beowulf kills Grendel's mother in her lair with a sword that giants used. After the victory, Beowulf returns…

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    The Ballot Or The Bullet

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    the same bag, the same boat.” The repetition of the word “same” is used to put them all on a level of agreement; that religion is unconnected to the subject, he is really there to bring them together so that they can fight for freedom as one. X fantastically uses false dilemma to make the issues seem accessible and easy to fix, this is because he makes the problems “black and white” for his audience. He uses this technique to convince the audience to join his side (The bullet). “It’s the ballot…

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    hard times or difficult events. William Wallace within the movie Braveheart captures that idea completely while trying to tell the story of how a group set out to overthrow foreign rule as well as shake up the feudal system. This piece sets out to take a historical event and turn it into a blockbuster hit through love, battles, and a martyr to root for. Although as many know that movies rarely hold up to actual events, Braveheart leaves room to find and dissect the true meaning of Hollywood as…

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    We all (hopefully) want to help the environment, but we don’t want to change the way we live our lives. If we could change, however, it would make a world of a difference in helping Earth's environment. Stegner hopes to provide information to help people want to change a grow an ethical view on how we use the land today. Stegner also talks about how the environment was saved with the help of Reagan and his administration. All this can be paired with wendell Berry's Idea of a Local Economy in a…

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    politics. This book outlines his dramatic rise and fall as he abandoned his ideals to become a national symbol of racism, where Wallace later begged for forgiveness. Wallace is best known for his ride in power in Alabama and his fight against desegregation using the rhetoric of states’ rights. Through The Politics of Rage, Carter describes the main events in his stand as governor and analyzes how he used this same rhetoric to develop and national power base. Carter argues persuasively that…

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    educational words about hardship times, that would stick within the mind forever, world needs something in larger scale. Mel Gibson gave the world opportunity of enjoyment and education at the same time, by producing a movie called Braveheart. The movie Braveheart is about a peasant boy of the end of the 13th century, William Wallace (Mel Gipson), that grows up into a warrior. After the loss of his father and his wife he rebels…

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    battlefield and worked tough in politics. William Wallace fought for not only the independence of himself, but also the people around him. Finally, there was William Marshal who was so…

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    Civil rights amendments, three amendments that gave African Americans to do everything that the white people could do. Even though slavery was abolished and there were equal rights for voting and protection, after these amendments were passed all hell broke loose. In 1954 Brown vs Board of Education was a big court case about segregation. Right after Brown won the court case America was in a hell hole. Then in 1963 two speeches that were about segregation will never be forgotten. Staring with…

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