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    What does Zinn mean by “Under Control?” What I believe Zinn means by using the phrase “under control” is that the government had the opposite of over control. It is apparent the government lacked control in just about every aspect during this time. Meaning the system was out of control because there was a lack of control. The first indication that the government was loosing control during this time was found in the view of the United States citizens. People no longer had any trust in or showed…

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    Assembly Line History

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    His long lasting legacy still stands strong. Henry Ford used assembly lines for Ford Motor Co. starting in 1913 (Nye, p.254). He revolutionized the way cars were built, once again. In addition, his idea created the inspiration to later on build manufacturing processes for other products. Ford was…

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    stuck in the middle, left out, marginalized, powerless," said Shillinglaw. "And how many of us, at one time or another, have not been there? He really seems to understand the pain, the loneliness, the anxiety and alienation of people.” (As reported by Clay Latimer) This is unmistakeably clairvoyant in The Grapes of Wrath, as well as at the ending. However, despite all this pain and alienation, the Joads last on; and…

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    Critical Pedagogy A lens through which the disadvantages faced by many people in regard to their ethnicity and gender, and how this effect their ability to learn, is the learning theory of critical pedagogy. This is similar to the theory of constructivism; both are opposed to the transmission model of communication and situate learners as active participants where they are posed problems and allowed to solve them (Lindauer, 2007). But, while constructivist learning focuses on creating valued…

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    Shakespeare’s Othello, The Moor of Venice is a play that portrays characters driven by jealousy to make hasty decisions. The play Othello is known for its themes that revolve around love, race, social classes and revenge. It is not Othello’s jealousy, but his credulity that is the prime cause of the tragedy. Othello who is known as a loving and carrying husband to Desdemona fell in trap of Iago’s plotting. Iago is known as a scheming and angry character who seeks to satisfy himself through…

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    Taxicab History

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    The first taxicab company in New York City was the Samuel's Electric Carriage and Wagon Company (E.C.W.C.), which began running 12 electric cabs in July 1897. The company ran until 1898 with up to 62 cabs operating until the company built the Electrobat electric car, and had up to 100 taxicabs running in total by 1899. By the early 1900s the Electric Vehicle company was running up to 1,000 electric taxicabs on the streets of New York City until, in January 1907, a fire destroyed 300 of these…

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    White Elephants can be seen as a blessing and a curse considering that since the color is rare, it is a burden since it can’t work and always has to get fed just like a newborn. Unplanned pregnancy is the theme that sets up the drive for the author Ernest Hemingway in his short story “Hills like white elephants”. The type of writing that Hemingway uses in order to accomplish his work is the iceberg theory, where the information that is given is used to seek the hidden meaning. Hemingway uses…

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    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Harley Davidson, which is known as Harley, is an American motorcycle manufacturer. The company was founded in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1903. It is one of two major American motorcycle manufacturer companies to survive the Great Depression. It has survived numerous ownership arrangements and subsidiary arrangements. On the other hand, the company has also suffered from periods of poor economic health and quality of products in global competition to become the world's 5th…

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    Goldman Sachs is responsible for the following ethical issues involving Greece: 1) Greece’s access to “off-balance sheet” (OBS) financing that resulted in a bribe for Goldman Sachs, 2) Greece being qualified for membership into the “European Monetary Union (EMU),” 3) Greece’s manipulation of global currency “exchange”/”interest rates” to continue its borrow and spend strategy, and 4) Greece’s need for a bailout by the “European Union (EU)” (Brooks & Dunn, 2015, p. 35). To further explain,…

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    In life, one learns that certain qualities allow one to progress. The books, The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck, and The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls, are very similar in the sense that the families face many hardships. Throughout the hard times, family unity is just one aspect that helps keep both groups moving forward. Hope also plays a big role to help the families thrive, despite the situations they may be in. In The Glass Castle, Jeanette and her family are constantly on the move.…

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