John Graves Simcoe

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  • The Shack Short Story

    The available help was a 14 year old girl and a boy just turned 11. Then there was the earthquake. Small by world standards at a magnitude of 3.7 but it was so close – just a mile to the south. Things would have rattled around but at least the shack survived. With all that they had to cope with the family hardly remembered it. John Jennings was renting a farm from…

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  • Reflection On The Cahokian Burial Practices

    care to admit. And so I began to delve deeper into the Cahokian way of life. And while all of their past is fascinating I found quite a lot of information on their political structures. Wanting to find something else, I started looking at their ritual practices and how these effected not only their daily lives but their political structure as well. Many sources each contradict each other so I set out to find if either ideas sat well with me or if a new idea had emerged. The Mississippian…

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  • Cultural Genocide Essay

    the cemeteries is that they are able to memorialize individuals so the identity of the deceased is enshrined within the site. To do so, the gravesite must be divided by roads and paths and each grave must have its own ‘address”, giving the families a sense of control over that particular part of land where the grave is present. In the past cemeteries offered families rights over burial plots so the remains of the deceased would never be removed. Additionally, apart from the certain physical…

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  • Summary Of Cry By Zulema

    surroundings, which prompts her to recall certain things which eventually lead her to recall the time Mariana took Zulema and the narrator to see Isabella’s grave for the first time, with the narrator mentioning how she had felt anxious which prompted her to wonder if Zulema had felt the same way. This is a telling part of the story as it gives more indication as to how close the narrator was to her aunt that she was able to share such an intimate moment with them, and prompted the narrator to…

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  • Rhetorical Pathos In Abraham Lincoln's The Gettysburg Address

    About one hundred and fifty-five years ago, Abraham Lincoln gave “The Gettysburg Address” on a blood soaked battlefield in Pennsylvania (Brown). “The Gettysburg Address” was first verbalized months after the battle of Gettysburg at a service to dedicate the opening of the national cemetery (The Editors of Encyclopædia Britannica). Lincoln’s Address was spoken to the citizens and soldiers of the union in the wake of the second invasion of the North by Robert E. Lee (The Battle of Gettysburg Facts…

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  • Anointing In The Middle Ages

    Popular belief was that the soul could rest only when the body has been laid in a proper grave. The period from the fifth to the tenth century the sarcophagi fell out of use and became very limited to the wealthy and prominent Christians in Roman society. By the Middle Ages sarcophagi were rarely used and were beyond the reach of the majority of Christian members. Likewise, catacombs and underground burial places were out of date during the eighth and ninth centuries, despite the importance of…

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  • Ceramic Phase 3

    The settlements of Rio Perdido Valley undergo considerable change between Ceramic Phase 1 and Ceramic Phase 3. The increase in class stratification, settlement size, monumental architecture, and changes in burials reflect increasing social complexity in the region. This begins with what appear to be small villages, which become something similar to a state-level society by Ceramic Phase 2 or 3. Los Dos Plebes experiences growth and increasing social complexity between the Early and Late Ceramic…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Grandmother's Funeral

    ground where she would be buried and I could not understand the burial process. I had a lot of questions about it and I approached my father who was accompanied by other men. He explained that they were burying her in the ground in a hole and close up the hole with dirt. Even though I did not understand the ritual, I knew that underground was full of insects and they would surely eat my grandmother and harm her. There was also a lot of mud on the ground and I was adamant right then that I would…

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  • Burial 10 Observation

    In the Mystery Cemetery excavation, all attributes and artifacts are greatly interconnected and useful in order to form logical inferences and observations regarding age, sex, and status. Quick assumptions from individual artifacts would be impossible seeing that one object leads to another, which then correlates to my conclusions for every grave site. The most important grave site that allows all of my observations to be plausible is Burial 10. Because of Burial 10, I am able to determine the…

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  • Butler Cemetery Essay

    Butler Cemetery Little is known of Butler Cemetery except its location on Country Drive in Bourg on the left descending bank of Bayou Terrebonne. It is believed to hold about 10 old graves in a heavily wooded area. Dugas Cemetery Dugas Cemetery, on the former grounds of St. John the Baptist Chapel in lower Montegut, was once property owned by the widow of Jean Baptiste Dugas, Reynalda Naquin, and her son Eusebee. They donated the property in 1859 to the Roman Catholic Church for the…

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