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  • Apollo 11 Rocket Research Paper

    It was the first iron- cased rocket ever created, made by the rulers of the kingdom of Mysore In India against the lager British East India company forces during the Anglo- Mysore wars (Wikipedia). These rockets were much more advanced than previous ones created. Britain became fascinated with this invention and used its influence to build their own rocket called the Congreve rocket, used against Napoleon. Rockets were used again in warfare in 1808 by the Royal Arsenal. It was created by William Congreve, who became a rocket tycoon, publishing 3 books on his creation and history of the rocket. After this creation, the rocket was then used by Britain against Napoleon and even convinced Napoleon and his allies to used rockets in the war of 1812. These rockets faced the same problem as previous rockets that they were inaccurate and a creation of a new rocket had…

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  • How Does Family Affect Ishmael Beah's Life

    Ishmael Beah’s Family connection Family has effected various lives in various manners. The term family effects a person named Ishmael Beah as described in his book. A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is a heart touching biography of an amazing young man, Ishmael Beah, during his years of growing up as a child of war in Sierra Leone. And according to his book A Long Way Gone family life, family relationships and family environment and changed him a lot. During his journey through the war…

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  • The Influence Of India In The 19th Century India

    altering the physical, economic, social and even the domestic landscape of rural and urban people across the subcontinent rendered India very lame.The Indians also witnessed the ideologies and the practices of a British-mediated colonial modernity in India. The writing of such a history, with reference to time, can be divided inexactly. The history of modern India roughly begins with the end of the Mughal Empire established by “Babur in 1526 and formally brought to an end by the British in…

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  • A Brave New World's Oldest Brother

    Years after the king gave the four brothers his kingdom and split it into quarters war started to rage on. Each brother turning on each other for more power. The oldest brother, James, was ruler of a kingdom of thieves. He was able to steal anything in the kingdom and no one knew he did The second oldest, Lucas, was the king of the astronomers and was said to have the power to see all. People in the kingdom say he got the power to do so from the stars. The third oldest brother, Cedric, was an…

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  • Reorganization In Edward Foster's A Passage To India

    The India ruled by the British Empire during the XIX century is the framework that a Passage to India is developed. The British gained power in this area due to the instability between several cultures that habited the Indian Territory. Hence, the nation able to master the territory had a great chance to foster its Economic power over the world. Thus, we observe a specific concentration of the British government. Contrary to the colonization processes observed in the Americas, the British…

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  • The Role Of Women In To Kill A Mockingbird

    In the 1930’s the word woman was often treated as a synonym for kind, considerate, modest, and fragile. However, not all women were submissive and gentle. Yet, they acted as if they were in order to fit in with this ideal of what people thought a woman was. In the novel To Kill a Mockingbird, the author portrays how women were conflicted with the stereotype that comes along with being a woman. Women during the 1930’s had little career options, rules of femininity to follow, and a strict social…

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  • Character Analysis Of Paul Bonon In A Lesson Before Dying

    The most important heroes are often unexpected and go unnoticed. In A Lesson Before Dying, Grant and Jefferson take center stage while Paul Bonin is forgotten. A Lesson Before Dying is written by Ernest Gaines. It is a story about a young black man named Jefferson, who is in the wrong place at the wrong time and sentenced to death for murders he did not commit. On behalf of his aunt and Jefferson’s godmother, Grant, the school teacher, visits an angry Jefferson in prison to try to turn him into…

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  • Essay On Injustice In To Kill A Mockingbird

    In the past, there was a lot of injustice, and there are a lot of books that showed it. A specific book I’m writing about today is, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. In this novel, Justice is influenced by age and race, and is distributed unequally in a small town called Maycomb County, specifically when; Tom Robinson, The Ewells, Atticus and his two children, Jem and Scout are affected. Firstly, the Ewells are allowed to do whatever they want, because they are lazy, and white. Initially,…

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  • What Is The Theme Of The Poem Hard Rock Returns To Prison From The Prison

    Etheridge Knight’s poem “Hard Rock Returns to Prison from the Hospital for the Criminal Insane” depicts a disturbing era in American history and unjust system for prisoners in a time where discrimination ran deep. The mid 1900’s was the time when Black artists sought a voice. This quest, combined with the prison rights movement, focused on civil rights and an end to unethical practices. Prison laws and conditions in American were a disaster and the people needed a voice to reveal the…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Uncodified Constitution

    Should the UK constitution remain uncodified? There are many arguments for and against codifying the UK’s constitution. Arguments in favour of codification include: the increased stability this would bring to the constitution; it would bring an end to the possibility of ‘elected dictatorships’; citizens’ rights would be more effectively protected and the constitution would be judicable, allowing its provisions to be protected by neutral judges. On the other hand, there are counter arguments…

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