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  • The Pros And Cons Of Southern Illinois College

    reasons like student loans, moving away from friends and family, and meeting new people. One good reason why Southern Illinois University is a top choice school because it is not very far from Ste. Genevieve. Southern Illinois University is located in Carbondale, Illinois. According to the 2010 census Carbondale, Illinois has a population of 26,363. Since the city is rather large, there are many opportunities…

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  • Importance Of The Illinois Institute Of Technology

    A Chance to expand an Innovative mindset, that is what the Illinois Institute of Technology means to me. I believe IIT has the resources necessary to sharpen and develop my mind and bring forth new technology, ideas, and improve our quality of life. Going behind test scores and diplomas, making real change in the world. By telling my story and who I am. Through Illinois institute of Technology i aim to positively have an impact in this ever changing world. I hope that to be given the chance. I…

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  • Causes Of The Black Hawk War

    In 1832, ongoing tension in Illinois between American settlers and Native American tribes ignited into a summer of conflict where the participants failed to recognize opportunities to deescalate hostilities. This paper will begin by providing historical information relevant to understanding the conflict’s root causes. The paper will further explain that misunderstandings among both combatants regarding the root causes created an atmosphere that fostered an environment conducive for conflict.…

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  • Essay On Black Hawk War

    history. Chicago would not have happened if not for the Black Hawk war. Chicago was formed after the events of the Black Hawk War. This war was the most vital part in Chicago history.The war began in May of 1832 and ended in August of 1832. The battle was fought for land, a tale to reclaim something that was taken. Black Hawk had surrendered after being caught and many of his people were slaughtered or imprisoned. Black Hawk lost his status that he once had. This event sparked the last native…

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  • Barack Obama As A Role Model

    A humanist is someone who want to better the human population which is what he did. Before his time in office he did a lot of great things. He wanted to figure out what kept the people that lived on the south side of Chicago poor and wanted to change that which is why he worked for the community. He wanted to see the betterment of the people who were living in poverty. While he was in the senate for Illinois he launched, a campaign called “VOTE”. He got more than 100,000 people registered to…

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  • Windy City Sociology

    Chicago, Illinois often referred to as the Second City or the Windy City has recently taken on a much more ominous nickname, Chiraq. The dubious title that entails that a major American city share similar traits to the worn torn country of Iraq comes about from the dramatic and unfortunate rise of gang violence in the city and metro area. Despite success in curbing crime from its peak levels in the early 90’s the decrease is no more, crime has come roaring back in the Windy City, leaving many…

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  • Taser Gun

    What is a FOID card you may ask? According to the website acronyms.thefreedictionary.com, the FOID card is defined as an acronym for Firearm Owners Identification. To legally possess or purchase firearms or ammunition, residents of the state of Illinois are required to have a FOID card. The new initiative taken by the state of Illinois was that they will no longer be accepting the paper application of the FOID card application. They are now doing an online FOID card registration process. Some…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Obama's Hypocrisy

    President Obama’s Hypocrisy President Barack Hussein Obama is the forty fourth president of the United States elected in 2008 and he is the first president, under the constitution, of African descent. He worked his way up from the Illinois State Senate to the US Senate and was officially sworn in as president on January 20, 2009. Given his background in politics, logically, people assumed that he was a responsible, trustworthy candidate for president; however, his actions prove otherwise. His…

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  • Analysis: My Experience As A Student At Oakton Community College

    experience as a student at Oakton from the fall semester of 2013 to the fall semester of 2015 to really gauge how service has changed over the years. I have seen how technology has evolved to make performance easier over the years, and at the same time, as a recipient of such services, I’m also able to see the pitfalls that existed then and now. As such, I have been able to create a SWOT analysis that is heavily reinforced by my understanding of service from both perspectives, as well as…

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  • State Of The Union Speech Analysis

    No matter your stance on President Obama or his administration, many would agree that he can passionately deliver a great speech. With 2016 being the finale of his 8-year term, the upcoming State of the Union address will be the last one of Obama’s presidency. As he prepares to address the country on Tuesday, January 12 at 9 p.m. ET, many Americans from all sides of the political spectrum are preparing to watch the President’s final formal speech online. The word on the White House streets is…

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