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    Nathanial “Nat” Turner was born October 2, 1800 on the Virginia plantation of Benjamin Turner. He is recognized as the only Black American slave to led one of the most gruesome sustained slave rebellion that took place on August 1831 in Southampton County, Virginia. Nat Turners’ revolt (also known as the Southampton insurrection) was the most effective rebellion in U.S. history. Spreading fear through the white South. During Tuners’ life on the plantation, Benjamin allowed him to be taught in…

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    South 49th West Avenue in Creek County, Oklahoma where Deputy Brandan Welsh was completing a stolen vehicle report. Upon my arrival the victim had already left. Deputy Welsh stated the victim arrived at the church at approximately 6:15 P.M. and at approximately 7:15 P.M. when he went to leave church, he discovered his 2007 Silver Cadillac STS sedan missing from the church parking lot. While Deputy Welsh was sitting in the parking lot, Deputy Welsh contacted Creek County Dispatch to enter the…

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    In Anton Chekhov's 1904 play The Cherry Orchard, a Russian family who is used to a life of riches begin to experience the hardships of poverty. Due to an extreme amount of carelessness and selfishness, the mother of the estate Lyubov Andreevna Ranvskaya loses the funds that have been allowing her to keep her family in a comfortable position financially. Throughout the play, Chekhov uses many items to represent symbolism, such as the cherry orchard itself to represent the golden age of…

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    In a post apocalyptic world where modern medicine and technology is barely used, and most of the population has died because of a plague spread by rats. People must thrive and live on the land, and people must work together in harmony to survive. On the island Hatteras, which is connected to the island Roanoke by a bridge lives a tribe of 14 people. Everyone on the island has special gifts, and because of these gifts they’re known as elemetals. Elementals are people who were born with the…

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    A Rose for Emily “When Miss Emily Grierson died…” is the enigmatic and captivating beginning to William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily.” These words introduce a character and story that immediately capture the reader’s eagerness to know more. “It was a big squarish frame house that had once been white… Only Miss Emily’s house was left” (Faulkner 91). This first description of Emily’s home is our first look at the world she loves in. Throughout “A Rose for Emily” Faulkner uses many facets of…

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    Most people have never heard of Nat Turner’s Slave rebellion, even though it is the most successful slave rebellion in U.S. history. It occurred in Southampton County, Virginia, In the year 1831, and was therefore also called the Southampton Insurrection. The rebellion was led by a slave named Nat Turner. He was an extremely religious man and followed a series of signs he saw, environmental and spiritual both, to start the rebellion, which was extremely deadly to the whites in the area, causing…

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    Anse Bundren, the patriarch of the Bundren family in William Faulkner’s As I Lay Dying, is not much of a patriarch at all. He completely rejects the traditional role of a typical father, a man who works to provide for his children and who protects them no matter what, by failing to support his five children emotionally and financially. Anse’s character faults include hypocrisy, laziness, and worst of all, manipulation of others. Those most affected by Anse’s behavior are his neighbors, Samson,…

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    James N. Gregory's American Exodus remolds the perception of his readers by taking a step back from the stereotypical understanding of the social and economic migration to introduce a new perspective of the movement patterns into California, and to readdress misperceptions. At the beginning of his book, he shows two photos of Dorothea Lange's "Migrant Mother" photograph, which is an iconic piece of American culture; this is an excellent example of what he has accomplished with his book: a new…

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    of the Free Soil Party for some time, Hans went on to join the new Republic party. After that, Hans’s political career skyrocketed; he became a supervisor in the Town of Norway, Racine County and justice of the peace. Later, Hans became chairman of the Town Board of Norway. Next, he was appointed to the Racine County Board of Supervisors. Due to his successful start in his political career, although his stay was brief, Hans decided to leave his family farm and move to Waterford, Wisconsin.…

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    to meet Peg Sale, a volunteer victims advocate from the Arapahoe County Victims Assistance Program and a member of my community. The Arapahoe County Sheriffs Department provides primary law enforcement and victims assistance services for the towns located along the I-70 corridor in unincorporated Arapahoe County as well as the cities of Cherry Hills Village, Cherry Creek State Park and the Bow Mar/ Columbine Valley. Arapahoe County Sheriffs Department is also contracted with the city of…

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