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    Joseph Brant was well known North American Indian political and military leader in the 18th century who is an influence figure. Brant was born in 1742 near what is now Akron, Ohio and died in 1807 Burlington, Ontario. “He was given the Mohawk name of Thayendanegea, meaning "he places two bets." “He took over the role of clan Mohawk Chief from his father after his death. Joseph father had a good relationship with the British army and Joseph did the same by supporting the British in wars. Brant learned and spoke English, Greek, Latin while attending private school and converted to the Anglican Church. Joseph Brant's sister, Molly, met and married William Johnson, a British agent for Indian Affairs, who helped Joseph introduce to influential…

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    The Iroquois, now known as the Haudenosaunee, (before, they were known as Kanonsionni, or the people of the longhouse), were an important Native American group that lived in North America long before the Europeans arrived. Composed of five, and later six tribes, (or nations), the Iroquois lived in the eastern woodlands as far back as 1000 A.D. The Iroquois lived in the Eastern Woodlands, in what is now New York. Their land was comprised of large forests located just south of Lake Ontario.…

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    The Ransom of Mercy Carter takes place in 1704 and is based off of the historical settlement of Deerfield, Massachusetts. The story follows 11-year old Mercy Carter from the moment she is kidnapped by the Mohawk Indians through her journey to her captor’s Kahnawake Indian Village in Canada. In her time with the Mohawk tribe, she is adopted into one of their families and given a name to resemble her new life as an Indian. Her transformation from an English girl to a Mohawk Indian is the…

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    determined the way of life for women of the time. In her essay, Jacqueline Jones argues that gender and race shaped the lives of black women during the American Revolution. They were burdened in ways that differentiated from their male counterparts and whites. Whereas James Taylor Carson argues that Native American life allowed women to have more power and authority. Molly Brant, a Mohawk woman, did not settle for the traditional gender roles that she was expected to undertake, but she…

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    Joseph Brant was a Mohawk Indian during the revolutionary war, but what had made him special was his story. Of course he was a chief of the Mohawk tribe who served as a loyalist and assisted the British in many different ways during the war but he did much more than that. He was an enemy to the Americans, but he would have been a bigger threat to the world if he were to have lived a little bit longer because they didn't call him "Monster Brant" for nothing. During the war, Joseph was known and…

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    their lives. However, they may have different ways of dealing with their pains and emotions. In the two stories, “Swimming Upstream” by Beth Brant and “Traplines” by Eden Robinson, the victims are exposed to two different problems that both create a trapped environment. Whether it’s internal conflict or against a community, they are forced to resort to ways to help cope with their struggling. Thus, through close examination of “Swimming Upstream” and “Traplines”, it will become evident how both…

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    The book I will be analyzing is, Kopet: A Documentary Narrative of Chief Joseph’s Last Year’s by M. Gidley. It was published in 1981 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. This book is split up into three different sections: 1. Starting Out from the Meany Papers An introduction 2. Chief Joseph of the Nez Peres A chronology 3. White Witnesses to Chief Joseph’s End A Narrative This book discusses the last few years of Chief Joseph’s life, the white people…

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    The Classical period in music spanned from approximately 1750-1830. It was called classical period due to the time period being full of art and literature. The music in the Classical period reflected the changes in society, such as the ideas of human reasoning and overcoming problems in the world.Thus, causing a conflict with new and old ideas within the world 's society. People began to realize that music was meant to be enjoyed not for just the wealthy and during a religious mass. New styles…

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    greediness and their own savage self will shine through. In this story, darkness was not only shown through the disturbing acts of racism, but was also shown as an unforgiving force that eventually drove all of the characters to drop the holds of society and civilization and showed through their actions. “Conrad implied that every man has a heart of darkness that is usually drowned out by the light of civilization. (http://www.*.com/)” Everybody, some time in their lives, will discover this…

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    We start celebrating Christmas Eve by going to Church and having the last posada, as a family. When we come back from church we gather at a family members house. There we eat our traditional food, pozole, tamales, and drink ponche. As the night goes on we joke around, play games, dance, and even sing. When midnight approaches we gather everyone to get ready to open presents and welcome baby Jesus. To conclude this is how Latin America celebrates Christmas. With our traditional pozadas, and…

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