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    If you look beyond that you see an open opportunity to explore. Exploration for me is learning as you travel. You see how things work or how things live. Mountain Men like Kit were the best at it. They were so good at it that they would get to guide other explorers like John Freedmont. Kit guided John through the great basin, Oregon, and California. If it wasn’t for Kit the United States wouldn’t be the size it is today. John even described Kit as having supernatural powers. Most would think of a mountain man as being nasty and illiterate, but kit was intelligent. He could speak many different languages such as French and Spanish. He could speak a lot of American Indian languages as well. The people didn’t believe that these Mountain Men could know the wildness and how to live in it like the back of their hand. I still find it hard to believe myself, but then I can see some of my family that has grown up in Kentucky how they live. They hunt their only food, burn the wood they cut to keep warm and are always exploring. They’ve learned how to live this way because they lived in Kentucky. Like my family…

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    Mountain man, Indian agent, soldier, and freemason describe one of the most famous people to ever set foot in New Mexico. Who was Christopher Houston "Kit" Carson and was his role in New Mexican History so important? Kit Carson was born on Christmas Eve in 1809 and he became one of the most famous men in the American West. He was raised on the Missouri Frontier. It was dangerous living on these lands and his family was afraid that Native Americans would attack them and their cabin. Carson's…

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    Kit Carson Kit Carson was born on December 24,1809 in Richmond, Kentucky. Kit didn’t get an education because when his father died, the family really needed the work. He got a wagon train going to the West of Santa Fe Trail in 1826. After Santa Fe he went north to Taos. he worked as a cook, an errand boy, and harness repairer. At the age of 19, he was at California for a fur trapping expedition. Taos was a base camp for Carson for fur-trapping expeditions in the west. Kit integrated with…

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    2012 was his year, except the next three years after that were horrible for everyone. He had everything a person could want. Fame, money, and power, but he lost it all. His mistake would ruin everything, his cities respect, his city's reputation, his country's reputation, and his reputation. Everyone looked up to him, he gave the people hope, he was loved by everyone, so sad all the power he had, went to his head. When he wasn’t so famous and powerful, he was simply, humble. When the people…

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    The first couple steps were bumpy, my trembling feet vibrated against the crackling floor. The door swung open as I went to knock. SCREEEEEECH! As I walked into the unfamiliar home, I became more aware of the man I was about to meet. As the stairs appear from the darkness, my path lit up ahead of me. The shaded man sat on his spinning stool. “Come in, come in.” The rumbling of the drums came to a stop. His heart and soul still played to the beat of the music, showed me the artist inside.…

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    Whiplash Film Analysis

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    Whiplash: A Path of Self-Destruction Whiplash directed by Damien Chazelle, perfectly entails the journey of one’s self-destructive path to greatness. Set in a modern day music school, Andrew Niemen, an ambitious jazz drummer wanting to become “One of the greats” is met with an opportunity to join studio band with a well-known teacher Fletcher. A psychological mind warfare ensues between the two with Fletcher pushing Andrew to his limits ultimately setting him on his path of self-destruction.…

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    Djembe Research Paper

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    The African Djembe was said to be created in the 12th century; it’s considered one of the most versatile and boundless drumming instruments on the earth (Drum Africa). A Guinean drum that is played throughout Africa that is known to resemble the figure of a woman with it’s round upper half, small waist, and large lower half is called the Djembe drum. This unique drum was created by Blacksmiths from the caste Manlike in Guinea; with its exclusive sound spectrum the djembe produces a strong…

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    Kick Drum Research Paper

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    in much of mainstream music yet the drum kit will always be a mainstay of music and music recording. To garner clear and full drum audio, it requires a process that takes into account the room in which the drum instrument is being played. After the tuning of the drum instrument is complete, multiple microphones and various categorizations of such devices must be placed in specific and proper positions. Above all else the drummer’s skill must be up to snuff, the recording process only amplifies…

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    One of the examples that Jonah Berger provided is about the Kit Kat ad about taking a break. Researchers found that consumers consumed Kit Kat’s most during their break and also paired it with a hot beverage. This is what led to the idea of Kit Kat and coffee. This advertisement led to gain of a $500 million brand from a $300 million brand. This is important because triggers are most effective when paired with something else that is remarkable. Kit Kat was already one of the most iconic brands;…

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    Drum Corps Passion

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    Drum Corps is my passion, something that I love to do, and it has changed my life. Drum corps is a less known sport/art, that has evolved and grown in the past 44 years. It has affected me differently depending on when it was. My views on some things changed since I was actively there, but I would not want to lose that time for anything. Drum corps is an activity that I feel very strongly about, as well as the group of people that form the community, joining and doing it has been one of the best…

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