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    The Culper Spy Ring

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    Long Island, New York had been under British control since August 27, 1776.2 Benjamin Tallmadge established the Culper Spy Ring and recruited his friends in order that they would work as his informants. Tallmadge was the main handler of the Culper Spy Ring.3 The agents of the Culper Spy Ring provided detailed insider information of the British and their activities. They were “incredibly well-connected and had regular access to privy information.”4 The Culper Spy Ring communicated through cyphers and coded letters, invisible ink created by James Jay,5 hidden letters, mask letters, intercepted letters, one letter shifts, couriers, black chamber operations, dead drops, and specific collection requirements.6 The Culper Spy Ring mainly consisted of Abraham Woodhull—a farmer on Long Island and a childhood friend of Benjamin Tallmadge—Robert Townsend—a merchant in New York—James Rivington—known as the King’s Printer who was publicly known as a loyalist and wrote for a loyalist newspaper in order to gain credibility and avoid suspicion—Caleb Brewster—a whaleboat captain and childhood friend of Abraham Woodhull and Benjamin Tallmadge—Austin…

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    During my time at home celebrating my Thanksgiving break away from college, I decided to conduct my research in an area about an hour and 30 minutes away from my home known as Sag Harbor in Southampton. Southampton is an area of Suffolk County Long Island known for beautiful homes and wonderful living conditions, including many communities/villages of wealthy, upper class citizens. Many people who are unfamiliar with the hamptons location have probably heard about its wealthy society and…

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    toward the elite, we shall see that his perspective on the underclass is marked by a fearful alienation. In these tense conditions, Fitzgerald opts (one might say opts out) for the solace of a purely individualist gratification. Although at one level the "fast" life of his heady, competitive success culture is elating (Nick enjoys "the racy, adventurous feel of [New York] at night, and the satisfaction that the constant flicker of men and women and machines gives to the restless eye" [57]),…

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    familiar rival, Nassau County Community College. Nassau has always had a target pinned to their back. According to the NCC website, Nassau has never had a losing season. Since the program’s inception in 1966, Nassau has won 21 NJCAA National Titles and participated in 43 of the 44 National Championships. Suffolk went into this game with an overall season record of 9-5, with big wins on the road against Army Prep and an overtime victory over Dean College. In their last regular season meeting,…

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    Annotated Bibliography Ashley Raybon & Regine Yaites COMP 357 Abilene Christian University Annotated Bibliography Question: How do hormones affect the voice? Amir, O., Kishon-Rabin, L., & Muchnik, C. (2002). The effect of oral contraceptives on voice. Journal of Voice, 16(2), 267-273. doi: 10.1016/s0892-1997(02)00096-6 A group of ten women were evaluated in this study. They were divided into two groups, five who use birth control pills and five who do not use birth control pills. The…

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    Long Island Home

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    Replacing the windows in your Long Island home may seem like an overwhelming challenge. But the positive improvement can make a dramatic difference in the way your home looks and your daily comfort. Our Renewal by Andersen customer have personal reasons for deciding it is time to update existing windows, but we have seen some common goals, like bringing in more natural light, improving indoor comfort, curbing heating and air conditioning costs and even saving time on cleaning and maintenance.…

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    The Long Island Rail Road

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    attracts millions of people each year. This is the reason we have so many people that live in our great city. But there are still millions of people that work in our amazing city. The Long Island Rail Road, commonly referred to by acronym, LIRR is the ultimate thread that provides great transportation from the suburban Island to the urban Manhattan. A travel on the LIRR takes anywhere from 20 minutes to 2 hours to get to the city, but is beats the hell out of driving with that traffic that…

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    Blazing new trails Long Island Home Inspection companies have continually upgraded their system to match the market dynamics. Different organizations have employed unique methods to reach their clients. One of the companies named Long Island Home Inspection Corporation has used a direct mail format to educate their target market. The email campaign has brought two-pronged benefits to their niche. Prospective clients are continually updated with relevant information that helps them to understand…

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    Great Barrier Reef on the Queensland coast, Whitsundays is surrounded by natural beauty and dotted with pristine beaches. There are 74 tropical islands in Australia’s Coral Sea though only a few have resorts on them. While visiting Whitsundays, you can book your boutique accommodation on the Daydream Island, Long Island or South Molle Island. A sabbatical or short vacation in Whitsundays is a treat at any time of the year. You could be an adventure sport lover or may prefer relaxing…

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    His fingers were trailing up and down her sides over her ribs while the heels of his hands made lazy progress up her spine. Blair was jolted to the soles of her feet when his fingers brushed the sides of her breasts, plumped out against the quilt. She shifted her weight and he got the less-than-subtle message. His hands left her long enough to get more lotion. When next he began, they were on the backs of her knees. "If you're so dedicated to dance, what are you doing here? It doesn't seem…

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