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    didn’t miss it. Roger Williams is a warm, sweet tempered, and rigid old man that followed a spiritual journey that forced him to separate from first one group and then another. during that time founded and governed an influential colony of Rhode Island. Some pros of…

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    Pythagoras Research Paper

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    Pythagoras is a greek mathematician and astronomer. He is best known for the Pythagorean theorem but is also known for other math related theories. He founded a group called the Pythagoreans, who also are credited to math related theories. He also has many astronomical theories, some proven and some disproven. Pythagoras was born around 570 BC in Samos, Greece. His dad was a traveling merchant, so his mom had to raise his siblings and him by herself most of the time but Pythagoras did travel…

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    The Trobriand Islands, located on the coast of Eastern New Guinea, is one of anthropology’s most “scared places”(Weiner 1). Malinowski and Weiner both did fieldwork research there that later became significant ethnographic work about the matrilineal society. Gender plays an important role in Trobriand Islands. Women and men have different duties in the economy and with children. Additionally, for the people of Trobriand Islands, food is not only something they eat, but something with…

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    Alcatraz Prison

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    Operating from 1934-1963, Alcatraz was once considered the most highly secured prison. Housing criminals such as Al Capone and famous murderer Robert Stroud, the prison held some of the country’s worst criminals. While claiming to never have an inmate escape, numerous attempts were made by John Paul Scott, Darl Lee Parker, and Joseph Bowers but failed. Theodore Cole and Ralph Roe also fled, but after jumping in the San Francisco Bay they were never seen again. It was assumed that the two men…

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    Title Lynae Donald was born in Newton, Iowa and while it's far from her favorite city, she still considers it her home. She remains close to her family and looks up to them with high regard. As a child she spent quite a bit of time with her grandmother who she says taught her many things. The examples given by members of her family may have affected the way she tries to be an example for others and encourage them--like in her motivational speech "You Can Do It". She plans to…

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    In 1584, Philip Amadas and Arthur Barlowe were the first Europeans to know about the island. They was sent to that area by Sir Walter Raleigh. They was on a mission scouting the broad sounds and estuaries the look for an ideal location to settle in. There was glowing reports of Roanoke Island, and then the explorers returned home a year later with two Natives, their names were Manteo and Wanchese, all of London was abuzz with talk of the New World’s wonders. Queen Elizabeth was impressed with…

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    These days, rollercoasters could be easily seen at the amusement parks; however, roller coasters were not common back in ninetieth century. Also, in order to built a safe rollercoaster, the constructer must have an abundant knowledge in physics. The first rollercoaster in the world was built in Paris, France in 1817. Two of the rollercoasters were built in the same year in France: Les Montagnes Russe à Belleville and Promenades Aeriennes. These rollercoasters were known as the world’s first…

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    Roanoke Colony

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    most famous failed colony in all. It began when Sir Walter Raleigh wanted to explore the East Coast of North America. In the expedition, his ships landed on Roanoke Island on July 4, 1584, and his men examined the shore. The people returned successfully. Because of this, Raleigh founded his second journey. He sent 100 people to the island of Roanoke on April 9, 1585, with high hopes of establishing a new colony. Unfortunately, things were not looking well. Grenville was going to lead the…

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    Lumbee Tribe

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    In 1585, the first English settlement was established by Sir Walter Raleigh, it contained a total of 115 colonists. The first settlers struggled with dwindling food supplies, and were constantly attacked by Native Americans. In 1586 they gave up and returned to England aboard a ship led by Sir Francis Drake. Later, in 1587 Raleigh sent out another ship with a total of 100 colonists under John White. When that group started having the same problems as the other group before them did, White…

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    Remember as a little kid when you dreamed of setting sail to quest for a secret treasure on a distant island with pirates? That is exactly what Jim Hawkins, a brave boy who experienced exciting adventures, did. He was thrown onto the road of self-discovery by the alcoholic and sea-chanty-singing Billy Bones to set sail to Treasure Island. Hawkins’ actions throughout the book tell readers a few things about him: He joins Doctor Livesey and others to quest for the treasure of Captain Flint, he…

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