James G. Blaine

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  • James A. Garfield's Presidency

    James A. Garfield: One of the Lost Presidents of the United States Not every president served an exact four or eight year presidential term. For example, Grover Cleveland served two consecutive four year terms. Franklin D. Roosevelt served three four year terms and died during the beginning of his fourth. William Henry Harrison only served a month. “James A. Garfield only served 200 days” (Freidel and Sidey).” That means that Garfield’s term was only about six months long. And yet, not every president needed a super long term to leave an impact on America. Garfield, for instance, helped lead his nation in a movement for a better government and better civil service laws. “James Garfield was one of the four “lost presidents” and he served uneventfully after the civil war” (Doenecke). However, before he was involved in politics, he led a much different life. “James A. Garfield was the last American president to be born in a log cabin” (Summers). He was born on November 19, 1831 in Orange Township, Cuyahoga Country, Ohio. “James was the youngest of his five siblings, but only three of them ended up living. James also never knew his father, who died while James was still young” (Doenecke). It…

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  • Personal Narrative: Pop Warner Football

    Playing sports has always been a passion of mine.I played Pop Warner Football until I broke my foot in third grade. After my foot healed, I decided to play soccer because my my cousin played and I wanted to try it . Ever since I started playing soccer, I have always my hardest and strived to get better. All summer I worked with my friend Imanol practicing hard to make sure we made the team. Our hard work payed off and we both made the team. The upcoming season was the going to be the best and…

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  • Description Of The Groundhog Day

    That night, I went to bed and my mind was racing. Our plan was set in place. As the clock struck midnight, I quickly snuck out of bed and got dressed. I was so anxious. I wanted to be ready at a moment’s notice. It took less than two minutes to put on a thermal shirt, a sweater, jeans, and heavy wool socks. I laid on my bed, staring at the ceiling, counting down the minutes. At 12:50 on the dot, I heard muffled noises outside my window. I sat up and looked outside. There was James and his…

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  • Personal Narrative: Rasta Man's Cousin

    Rasta Man’s Cousin And Another Dream One day when I went out to get something to eat, I bumped into Rasta Man’s cousin. She told me that he had been asking about me and she asked if I wanted his number. I told her no. She was like girl, you better go ahead and get that money. I told her again no thanks. She was like I’m gonna tell him you acting funny. I just smiled and walked away. Weeks later after encountering Rasta Man’s cousin, I had a dream. I was awakened out of my…

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  • Soccer In America Speech

    teacher, Mr. James. I say, “Hello, Mr. James! Lucky day! Guess what? It’s me! Francisco!” Mr. James says, “Yes, I see that. Please sit down. It’s time for our very first test. You did do the pre-reading, right?” I say, “I did not do the pre-reading. Or the reading. Or the post reading. I did not do any reading at all because it is summer and that is just wrong.” He says, “Well. Here’s your test. It is fill-in-the-blank. Good luck. Please, sit down.” But I cannot sit down. It is not…

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  • Descriptive Christmas House Research Paper

    I say high to everyone and then walk back through the Sasquatch sized door and walk down the hall to the living room. As I enter the room I 'm greeted by a sweet citrusy pine smell that makes the setting complete. I sit down facing the tree looking beyond into the black abyss and twinkling lights. I pull out my grandpas fly fishing book like I do every year. I read the cover, “ The Complete Angler” by James Prosek. Every year I can never seem to finish the book but I get closer every year. This…

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  • Confidentiality Essay

    Mr. Wilson and I sit down to start his assessment. I explain what the assessment is for and confidentiality. We first start by obtaining personal information. He gives me his full name, his address, and talks about his wife who passed away. While talking about his wife I asked if he had other family members. Mr. Wilson told me he had a daughter and a pet dog. He told me he used to work as a farmer but know he just enjoys siting with his dog on the porch. I asked if he had any close Nabors…

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  • Shelby County V. Holder Supreme Court Case Analysis

    Holder court case the justices ruled that Section four is unconstitutional and that the methods used can no longer be used to give preclearance. The majority decision, given by Chief Justice John G. Roberts points to the past skepticism about needing to update the Voting Rights Act.4 First he states the act developed have an expiration date, and that time is well passed according to the majority decision. He also discusses the tenth amendment, giving powers to the states that are not…

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  • Comparing Humanity In Island Of Doctor Moreau And Life Of Pi

    G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Moreau, and Yann Martel, Life of Pi, both set up unique plots to allow for manipulation of the common ideologies surrounding the relationships between animals and humans and the differences between animality and humanity. Both novels first allow for distinct differentiation between the two, however, over a course of long term isolation and the persisting fear of death, the differences between animality and humanity is broken down to show a correlation between the…

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  • American Exceptionalism In The 1920s

    Russia and Italy),” whose economies were destroyed by the war. Magnifying Wilson’s failure to achieve his progressive goals was the rejection of the treaty by the U.S. Senate and the nation 's commitment to retain protectionist economic policies. After WWI, the United States was the world’s dominant economic power and possessed the resources, if not the will, to impose a stabilizing effect on the world economy by opening its market. The U.S. produced more industrial output than the next six…

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