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    The killers of the crops and economy, the Dust Bowl and Great Depression carry the hardships of the itinerant farmers, uprooting them West. In The Grapes of Wrath, Steinbeck captures the need of strength of the American migrant families to face their depressing reality. Throughout the novel, Tom Joad develops into the speaker for the American movement as he learns the importance of unity through Jim Casy. At the beginning of the novel, Tom Joad represents an individualist, but eventually…

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    In their journey to California, the Joads have to deal with the increasing reliance on technology. However, this new technology ends up being a negative thing, pushing out people from their homes and wrecking the land. The struggle between technology and nature can first be seen when a truck driver sees “the turtle and swerved to hit it” and “roll[ing] it off the highway” (Steinbeck 22). The turtle represents nature and the people, while the truck and its driver represents technology. Like the…

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    The novel Of Mice and Men written by John Steinbeck is about two disparate migrant workers, George and Lennie, who travel around California looking for work during the Great Depression. Lennie and George find themselves on a farm in California where they plan to work until they have enough money to buy the little plot of land that they want. They almost had enough money to buy it when things went very wrong. Lennie killed Curley’s wife, and George knew that they could not run away again. In…

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    Manhattan’s Lower East Side. This child born of means would one day turn his back on his elite status to defend the defenseless. This child grew up to be Henry Bergh, the creator of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, an organization that still exists today more than 150 years after its inception. I am honored to be here with Henry Bergh to ask him some questions about his life. “Mr. Bergh, thank you for taking time to speak with me today, please tell me where you…

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    When I walked into this class, my first reaction to small groups was I needed to keep my emotions out as much as possible and learn to keep up boundaries. Emotions can get tricky when talking to other people about their problems. My focus on this program is to be a trauma therapist for kids. I believed that taking small groups would help me become a better professional in the field and now more than ever I can say I learned more in this class that I ever thought I would from a one semester class…

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    Henry Ford is an example of how economic and social policies of successive Republic Governments contributed to a world of inequality. Henry Ford Henry Ford the genius behind the successful assembly line mass production of products; in his case; the motor car. Born in Dearborn Michigan in 1893 into a farming family. Henry was educated at the local school. At the age of sixteen he became a machinist apprentice. Henry was raised as an Episcopalian. He had very strong views, he believed in…

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    Henry Ford’s Assembly Line Henry Ford may not have invented the assembly line; however, he drastically innovated it by coupling the assembly line with scientific management. By envisioning an affordable car available to the masses, Ford strived to reduce prices and increase market share. Ultimately, the Ford Motor Company revolutionized the production of automobiles and the assembly line would serve as the catalyst for mass production. The Ford Motor Company was established in Highland Park…

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    Have you ever wondered how world leaders continue to make an impact on the world after they finish their terms in office? Do all leaders feel the urge to take responsibility and help the impoverished and poor areas of the world to improve and become productive? Some leaders could leisurely sit back in their retirement, making frail efforts to improve the world. Other leaders might strive to make the world a better place, through vigorous organizations that fix society’s problems willingly. One…

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    What is organized crime? Oxford Dictionaries says Organized crime is criminal activities that are planned and controlled by powerful groups and carried out on a large scale. The FBI say when you think of organized crime, you probably picture the Italian and Sicilian Mafioso of television and the silver screen. But in recent years, the face of organized crime has changed, and the threat is broader and more complex than ever. They tell us more bout this change and who they are. Like Russian…

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    In the early 1900s, automobiles were a lavish amenity that only the rich people could afford to indulge themselves into; however, Henry Ford figured out a way to positively alter the world and its views by generating and mass-producing automobiles accessible to everyone. The automobiles that Ford manufactured and sold signified the affordable and reasonable prices of quality automobiles available to all people, regardless of their wealth. Furthermore, Ford believed that by maintaining the…

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