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  • Flags Of Our Fathers: The Battle Of Iwo Jima

    know one thing for sure: you are part of a team, a band of brothers, and prepared to pay the ultimate price for any of them. This was exactly the case for the thousands among thousands of Marines that showed themselves in the historic Battle of Iwo Jima. The book Flags of Our Fathers describes this brutal thirty-six day battle, and takes us in depth with 6 of our nation's heroes; “The Flag Raisers:” Cpl. Harlon Block, Navy Pharmacist's Mate John Bradley, Cpl. Rene Gagnon, PFC Franklin Sousley, Sgt. Michael Strank, and Cpl. Ira Hayes.…

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  • What Is The Similarities Between All Quiet On The Western Front And Flags Of Our Fathers

    soldiers also realize that the way war is described and painted for them differed from how it really is. A slight difference between the two books is that the picture is painted by schoolmasters in All Quiet on the Western Front whereas it is painted mainly by the media in Flags of Our Fathers. “This is no joke! This is real war (Bradley, 58)!” This statement is yelled out anonymously from the roof of the KGU radio station in Honolulu during the Japanese’s bombing of Pearl Harbor. In…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of The Left Handed Commencement Address

    Award-winning author and feminist Ursula K. Le Guin delivered a rhetorically complex speech to the Mills College graduating class of 1983, comprised almost entirely of women. Her speech came at a challenging time for women, as second-wave feminism began to dissolve into a myriad of disagreeing factions. The title of the speech, the “Left-Handed Commencement Address,” is a reference to her book The Left Hand of Darkness, which follows an androgynous race of space aliens. This foreshadows the…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Legend Of Caramel

    “You can get off now Callie” I slid off and Caramel jumped a little bit. Caramel Is a big scaredy cat, She hates new things and things she has seen at the barn one hundred times before. I walked caramel back to her stall to un-tack her. She goes straight to her food bowl like always. I took off her bridal and I heard the clinking of metal on her teeth as I took the bit out of her mouth. It felt slimy but I did not hold on to it for long. I slid her halter on to her head and walked her to the…

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  • Student Retirement Research Paper

    advantage of these programs. Most employers have some very good retirement plans available. At some places the employer will match every dollar the employee put in with 50 cents and sometimes even a dollar. While this type of retirement plan is becoming harder to find, a lot of places still have or recommend a 401k type of account. With using a work placed 401k plan only experts say that there will still not be enough returns produced for clients to Another popular account with young people who…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Parents Coming To America

    why my parents have different last names. Also where I'm from its natural for someone to come over everyday some families have a visitor that’s always being used. It's also common for no presents on Christmas because there is no money to spend on presents but we do go to church. Since I'm African-American I'll talk about American tradition and such like Presidents day I wonder that days purpose is or Easter I don’t understand that one either. So Presidents day a long time ago was seen as…

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  • Rutherford B Hayes Research Paper

    Rutherford B. Hayes, the nineteenth President of the United States, was born on October 4, 1822, in Ohio. He was the fifth born child to Rutherford and Sofia Bichard Hayes. Before getting the chance to be president, he served In a recognized legitimate, military and congressional posts and was the legislative leader of Ohio. In 1877, Hayes was elected as the 19th president of the United States, after winning one of the most corrupted election in American History. After winning the presidency, he…

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  • Analytical Essay: James Garfield's Life And Death

    In both life and death, James Garfield was a groundbreaking personality. He gained the nomination for presidency by popular vote despite not officially being in the running, and he was awarded the presidency against the democratic nominee using the same unexpected means. His popular character attracted the likes of both those who wished to work with him, and those who wished to harm him besides his down-to-earth way of handling the presidency of the United States of America. On September 19th,…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Make College Free For All

    presidential nominee, he is currently campaigning for Hilary Clinton. As he campaigns for Hilary, he will still be able to use free college education as a topic of issue, since the cost of college is continuously rising. One flaw in Sanders argument is the failure to effectively use the appeal to authority. In Sanders introduction, he describes Rutherford B. Hayes argument for “universally available public education” (Sanders 1). Furthermore, Senator Bernie Sanders indicates that President…

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  • John Sherman American Dream

    The American Dream is the idea that anybody can become successful and powerful in America, which is commonly seen as the land of hopes, dreams, and opportunity. Regardless of the past and sometimes present, anybody can easily become somebody, as long as they have the discipline and willingness to commit and work hard for the future. However, based on the book Destiny of the Republic, which takes place post Civil War, the American Dream was not truly attainable by anybody. While existing…

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