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    Jewish people. “To Our Land” speaks about the struggles the Palestinian people had when they were kicked out of their homes and forced to leave. He writes to his old home and old life. He starts off by writing, “to our land, and it is the one near the word of God.” He is most likely talking about being near Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where the Koran was created. He could also be talking about the Jewish bible which was created in his old land. The next line says, “to our land, and it is the one far…

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    Land of the Fallen “Bloody Hell!” Richard shrieked violently, his cry echoing to the ends of the uncharted plains. The pain spread throughout his body as quickly as a flame on a sun-dried field. Icy roars of wind bombarded his body from every direction – debris from lifeless shrub prickled at his eyes, dust scratched at his lungs, and eerie sounds thrashed at his ears. His, what thought to be, loyal horse was now no more than a speck moving along the horizon. The settlement was near, but without…

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    advantage, in this case, land and will of separation. In this essay, I will evaluate the main pros, the abundance of land in colonies economy till the modern days, and the main cons that were the problems of labor and capital. First, land abundance in the colonies was an advantage that led to a wider electorate because it made a difference economically, socially and politically. Economically, the land was a key source of wealth, it was cheap and in big quantities. The land was part of the…

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    Land, water, and religion have been resources that have been bitterly fought over since the beginning of civilization. Land in the Middle East, specifically the Holy Land, has seen particular conflict. Since, two groups have been fighting for control of the Holy Land. Following this thought the Jews and the Palestinians each have claim to the Holy Land, making the division of the area a significant source of conflict. The Jewish people lay their claim to the land based on birthright. They…

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    The reading that is more informative and useful for a person who knows nothing about the sugar plantations in Hawaii is Article 1 “Hawaii The Land of Many” because it involves more of the plantation life and what the laborers do, while in Article 2 it speaks about the demise of the sugar industry in Hawaii. It states in Article 1 paragraph 2 that the bulk of immigrants coming to Hawaii began in the mid 1800s. Hawaii’s sugar industry was booming hastily, and sugar plantation owners were in need…

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    Lands’ End Lands’ End began in 1963 as Lands’ End Yacht Stores, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois. The founder, Gary Comer, was an avid sailor and his store initially sold only yachting supplies and equipment. In 1976, the company began to shift focus to clothing and luggage and from that point on was on the front end of many business, and retail, innovations. In 2002, the company was sold to Sears, Roebuck & Company for 1.9 billion dollars. Earlier in this year Lands’ End spun-off from Sears,…

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    The Papaschase Land Claim is a battle that is still currently ongoing today. What was it that sparked such a major event? It is events such as the Papaschase Land Claim that show us the flaws in our judicial system, and allow us towards the betterment of society. What is the cost of such a learning curve? It all started when Chief Papaschase and his brother, along with their individual families started moving in the late 1850s. Over the next few years, the band moved through the Lesser…

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    In the English language, there is such a thing as a homonym, that is the instance when words both look and sound alike but have different meanings. This is the case for the poems "Dream-Land" and "Dream Land," written by Edgar Allen Poe and Christina Rossetti respectively, in regards to the title; both of these poems use this term to refer to a certain life after death, although each interpretation is influenced by entirely different mythologies. The similarities of the poems extend to the use…

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    The United States has grown to be one of the biggest countries in the world and commonly known as America, “the Land of the Free”. There are people from all over the world that dream of coming to the United States in search of a better future for themselves or for their future generations. I am an immigrant myself, my parents and I traveled to the U.S. in search of a better future, being more my parents say than mine. I was only three years old when I set foot on U.S. soil and my journey began.…

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    In “The Lonely Land”, A.J.M Smith says “This is a beauty/of dissonance,/this resonance” (23-25). By this quote, he means that even though the land is not perfect, there is something to be found under imperfection such as something beautiful. Dumont repeats, “this land is not” three times throughout the poem to make sure the readers understand that the land is not to be taken advantage of. In both of the poems, the land is more than just a place to live. “Not Just a Platform for My Dance”…

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