Jessica St. Clair

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  • Analysis Of St. Louis Blues

    Listening to the music produced by Bessie Smith called St. Louis Blues, some musical aspects come out clearly. Coming to be known as one of the fundamental jazz plays in history, it has comprised of the blues aspect in the rhythmic flow, a quality that had not been explored. The song by Bessie Smith uses the famous saxophone as the foremost redundant melodic flow that accompanies by Bessie Smith singing. There is also the vibraphone that is played in the background. The combination of these…

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  • Jackie Robinson's Impact On Society

    On April 15, 1947, a young man from Georgia stepped onto the field, he made history. Jackie Robinson was an African American baseball player who starred in the major leagues from 1947 to 1957. What made his career special was he was extraordinary at the game as well as being the first African American to play the game. He played with the Brooklyn Dodgers as well as the Kansas City Monarchs in the “Negro League”. This is important because Jackie Robinson led the way for many other African…

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  • High Renaissance And Baroque Analysis

    The evolution of St Peter’s architecture within the High Renaissance and Baroque periods, were a direct response to the church reformations of the respective times. As the architectural forms evolved, the user’s experience has also changed. During the High Renaissance period, regular forms with straight and circular lines were used to achieve harmony and calmness with the buildings. It was a response to the Renaissance Humanism movement. The idealistic style of this period was reflected in…

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  • Roberto Clemente: An Amazing Baseball Player

    McKenna Williams City University Life April Friges September 11, 2014 Roberto Clemente was an amazing baseball player and an inspiring human being. Best known as being one of the Pittsburgh’s most talented players, Clemente lead the Pirates as a powerful batter and as a defensive right fielder. However, there is more to Clemente’s fame than just baseball; he was also a strong world leader. He was passionate about racial issues and human rights. He used his fame and talent to help his country…

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  • Rick Ankiel's Autobiography, The Phenomenon

    “I loved baseball for a while, then wasn’t so sure, then loved it again” (Ankiel 1). In just one sentence of the Autobiography, The Phenomenon, Rick Ankiel described the many difficulties that came along his route to success. He was budding into one of the best young pitchers to step on the face of the earth, but then came the pressure, the yips, and the pitch that changed his life. Ankiel’s book is an incredible story of how a big leaguer overcame the mental roadblocks in his mind to become a…

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  • Flagler County's Summer Vacation

    The beginning of the school year starts with students sharing stories of what they did during their break. Students go to school and work hard for one hundred eighty days with one goal in mind, summer vacation. Summer vacation is a time for students to escape school and have fun. With this in mind parents often worry about their children being stuck at home. Most parents must also find a childcare facility for when he or she is at work. It is a challenging tasks entrusting your children to…

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  • State Of The Union Speech Rhetorical Analysis

    On the morning of January 28, 1986, at 11:39 a.m., President Ronald Reagan sat in the Oval Office with his team of advisors putting the finishing touches on his State of the Union speech, which was slated to occur that evening (Cannon, “Challenger Disaster”). At this same moment in Cape Canaveral, Florida, the space shuttle Challenger began its launch. However, this spacecraft would never exit our atmosphere; 73 seconds after liftoff, it exploded, killing all seven passengers (“Challenger…

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  • Luther's Criticism Of Church

    Cesar Betancourt Church History II, Dr Stefano Question 1. as you read this text, identify 3-5 these that you think best capture Luther’s overall position and write a few sentences for each explaining why? Thesis number 81: Is related to the licence given by the Pope to preach the pardons. this thesis helps us to understand Luther’s criticism of Papal authority. For him this kind of preaching, that at that time was considered Magisterium of the Church, was totally absurd and therefore the…

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  • Baseball Influence On Society

    Baseball is an all American sport that takes its pride in its patriotism. At one time American baseball was the number one sport to watch and follow in the United States. It was just as popular as American Football is today. It was considered a gentlemen’s game that held a high reputation for gamesmanship and sportsmanship. Baseball had a very powerful influence on society. During the 1940’s, baseball was majority played by white Americans. Thanks to Jackie Robinson, today baseball is one…

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  • The Dangers Of Jackie Robinson And The Civil Rights Movement

    Jackie Robinson made history in 1947 when he broke baseball’s color barrier to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers. A talented and versatile player, Robinson won the National League Rookie of the Year award his first season and helped the Dodgers to the National League championship – the first of his six trips to the World Series. In 1949 Robinson won the league MVP award, and he was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Despite his skill, Robinson faced a barrage of insults and threats…

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