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  • Nat Turner Movement: Nat Turner's Black Power Movement

    Black power is a political slogan and a name for various associated ideologies aimed at achieving self-determination for people of African descent. It is used by African Americans in the United States. To have black power is to be willing to protect your people at all cost no matter the consequences. I strongly believe that Nat turner can be a black power activist because of the things he has done. Not only did he have a slave rebellion but he was the only one to have a successful slave…

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  • Bruce Davis: Similarities And Differences

    inspire people who knew Bruce to get out and vote while also reaching independent voter’s who wanted someone who has a history of serving their community well. We really put so much focus on getting Bruce’s history of working as a county commissioner in Guilford County for eight years. Because we had this message guiding are campaign we focused on particular issues that Bruce truly cared about and that he had dealt with as an elected official. Education was an issue that we discussed heavily…

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  • Extension Agent Essay

    participated in a one-day event such as 4-H STEMtastic Day, Expanding Your Horizons, elementary STEM days, or Kanawha County Pumpkin Drop. • 137 Campers attended four STEM assemblies during residential…

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  • Elfie Huntington Bagley

    Elfie Huntington Bagley Introduction Elfie Huntington Bagley (fig. 1), a Springville, Utah native, produced a vast number of photographs between the years of 1892 and 1949. Elfie, while primarily working in Springville, Utah, traveled the entire state and the Mountain West making photographs. Her photography tells a story of life in Utah at the turn of the twentieth century. In her work, she shows a particular interest in photographing the lives of women. Her photographs of women and girls…

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  • Bill Hickey's Autobiography Essay: My Great Grandmother

    Bill Hickey is my Great Uncle on my mom’s mother’s side. My grandmother and her siblings grew up in castledermot, county Kildare Ireland. The Irish Parliament met in Castledermot on 18 June 1264 for the first time. The oldest window in western europe that is still intact can be found in Castledermot from the ruins of a Franciscan Monastery. The current population is 885 people. Bill grew up in kildare and many of his songs are about Kildare. He typically reminisces on the old days of Kildare in…

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  • Social Work Interview

    Jennifer Kortge is a School Social Worker for a special education consortium of three different school districts in Lapeer County, in Michigan. The three school districts she services include Imlay City, Dryden, and Almont community schools. As a School Social Worker for a special education consortium Jennifer is required to provide special education social work services for students that are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioral issues. During the interview Jennifer mentioned that…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Living In Bridgeport

    In 1836, Bridgeport was born with the construction of the Illinois and Michigan Canal. This alone “guaranteed Bridgeport's position as an industrial center,” as it encouraged the creation of lumberyards, manufacturing plants, and packing houses (Bridgeport, Encyclopedia of Chicago, 1). Due to the steady access to employment during this time, many immigrants began to settle and search for work in the neighborhood. This translated into a growing foreign ‘white’ population, as it “stood as a…

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  • Guilford Covered Bridge Essay

    At one point in time, there were roughly 400 to 500 covered bridges in the state of Indiana. Beginning in 1835, Henry County contained the first covered bridge in Indiana history. In 1937, Indiana was home to 202 covered bridges; Dearborn County had two. By 1998, there was only one covered bridge in Dearborn County, and it is known as Guilford Covered Bridge (Covered Bridges in Indiana). Guilford Covered Bridge was built in 1879 by A.M. Kennedy and Sons, who had built around fifty…

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  • Character Analysis: Billy Boyd

    Boyd and Ava are talking about weed growing. Ava is unimpressed and asks whether he still thinks Harlan is dying. Boyd thinks that becoming a farmer might be the thing to save their town and is surprised at how eager Ava suddenly is to leave Harlan. Ava is less than happy at the instruction she is going to be watched from now on. One of the henchmen calls and Boyd instructs him to tell all of their suppliers to only deal to them from then on. They pull up to the police check point they had been…

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  • As I Lay Dying Animal Symbolism Analysis

    Animals are the most used symbols in As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner. Animal symbolism is a common theme throughout many novels. William Faulkner uses symbolism to relate to ways characters look at each other. Faulkner uses animal imagery to illustrate the theme respect in the book As I Lay Dying. For example, shortly after the death of Addie, her youngest son Vardaman compares her dead mother with the fish he had caught. In the same way, for Darl, Jewel's horse is his mother. Finally the cow…

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