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    The Crimes of Jesse James After the Civil War, Jesse James was unable to settle into normal civilian life. Instead, his anger at the North and at the persecution of his family during the war propelled him into the spotlight as “the nation’s most revered outlaw” (O’Reilly, 2015, p. 192). While still recovering from injuries, Jesse helped plan the first daytime bank robbery committed during peacetime. The robbery netted over $58,000. One bystander was killed, and Jesse sent a letter of apology to his family (O’Reilly, 2015, p.198). Thus began a fifteen-year-long crime spree that ended only when Jesse James was killed. Jesse and his gang went on to commit robberies all over the west- Kentucky, Iowa, Missouri, even Minnesota. One particularly…

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    Some of them ran around with gangs, others went alone. Others robbed banks and most of them killed people. Outlaws have always been a problem and always will be. Some of the most well-known outlaws were Jesse James and Clyde Barrow. These outlaws murdered and killed many people. These two outlaws lived in different time periods one being during the 1800’s and the other in the 1930’s but there are many similarities between the two. In fact Clyde Barrow said that he would like to think of…

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    The Story of Jesse James “Jesse, are you ready to saddle up?” asks Frank James, Jesse’s brother “Yeah, go get Cole and the rest of them to get out here. They’re taking forever in there.” Jesse replies as he saddles up on his horse. Frank goes into the house to get the other four men. I saddle up onto my horse,. The snowflakes get stuck into my horse’s hair. It’s pitch black outside, only light is the faint light coming out of the Younger’s house. Jesse looks at me, “ So this is your first…

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    His parents were both Italian immigrants. Unlike most famous mafia leaders, Capone’s family was not poor. His father was a barber. Even though he grew up in a relatively nice household, he lived in gang-infested Brooklyn. He had 8 siblings: James Vincenzo, Ralph, Salvatore “Frank”, John, Albert, Matthew, Rose (who died within a year of birth), and Mafalda. Some of these siblings played an important role in Capone’s life as they helped him with his gang activities. He went to school until sixth…

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    Grace Wang December 18, 2015 Tragedy Essay Which is the better tragedy, according to Aristotle’s definition of tragedy: Medea or Oedipus Rex? According to Aristotle’s definition, a tragic hero is a distinguished person occupying a high position, living in a prosperous life and falling into misfortune due to his own tragic flaw which consequently leads to his reversal and late recognition. Medea and Oedipus Rex are both one of the best classical and well known examples of tragedy. Oedipus Rex…

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    The year 37 AD was a very influential year for Rome, although they may not have realized it at the time. The Domitius Ahenobarbus family, one that was considered noble and very recognized, gained a new family member during this year. Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus, better known as Nero, was born on December 15, year 37. His father was Cnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus and his mother was Agrippina. During the very first years of his life, Nero went through a rough time. When Nero was just two years old,…

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    Themes: Euripides’ Medea is undoubtedly the most famous and widely produced in modern times. One of the reasons for this modern popularity is a sense that the emotions of this story, though emphasized to the levels of Greek tragedy, are extremely modern and relatable. People move on more than they used to, and can tolerate abandoning their own families and homelands to be with their beloved, to start a family in a new land and hope for it to thrive.To achieve the influence today, any production…

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    Rome’s Last Citizen: The Life and Legacy of Cato, Mortal Enemy of Caesar was co-authored by Rob Goodman and Jimmy Soni. Goodman has a Ph.D. in Political Theory, with a minor in Law. Goodman was a speechwriter for House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd. He has a B.A in English and a M.A in Public Policy. He likes to study the history of political thought, classics, and rhetoric. Soni was a managing editor at the Huffington Post. He was also a speechwriter for the office of the…

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    struggles people face. Although both the Younger family in A Raisin in the Sun and Mrs. Wright in Trifles endure great hardship, the Youngers illustrate how family sustains a person, while Mrs. Wright illustrates how isolation destroys a person. In the play A Raisin in the Sun, family is the root of which Walter hangs onto. As Walter tries to make a name for him within the parameters of society, he inadvertently brings dread…

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    The Roman Republic allowed for many courageous leaders to expand Rome’s borders significantly, gain power, and attempt to please the people. On the other hand, these same leaders used forms of violence, deception, bribery, and several other mischievous tactics to gain this power. Often times, and especially in the case of Julius Caesar, these leaders gained too much power, causing chaos and hatred among the people and other political powers. The several forms of violence, loopholes, and…

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