Louis McLane

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  • Andrew Jackson Two Party System

    faction that Jackson supported was against all banks that issued bank notes. Jackson had such a powerful opposition to The Bank of the United States that he refused to allow the renewal of the bank charter to pass, Jackson vetoed the Recharter Bill of 1932, and when Congress attempted to override the veto of the Recharter Bill of 1832, but failed to do so when they were unable to obtain the votes necessary to override Jackson’s veto of the bill. In addition to Jackson’s powerful resentment of the bank, he would often refer to it as the “monster”, and continued to thwart every attempt at its renewal. Jackson planned to remove federal funds from the banks because he was not able to simply destroy the bank. His first secretary of the treasury, Louis McLane, was against Jackson’s ideas and did not remove the funds from the bank, and so he was replaced by William J. Duane, who refused to remove the funds without authorization from Congress. Duane was subsequently replaced as well and replaced by Roger B. Taney, who complied with Jackson’s demands to remove the funds. After the removal of the funds the economy faced harsh consequences as the financial situation of the nation declined further during the winter of 1833-1834. The “Monster” had finally been slain in 1836. The Monster’s death caused the banks in the United States to be fragmented and unstable. Jackson is not only known for his resentment of banks that issue bank notes, but is mostly known as the “President of the…

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  • A Homemade Education By Malcolm X Analysis

    The article "A Homemade Education" by Malcolm X was about how he taught himself how to read and write while being incarcerated. While he was in prison, he would write letter to Mr. Elijah Muhammad, the founder of the Muslim sect Nation of Islam. While writing those letters to Mr. Elijah Muhammad Malcolm realized how bad his knowledge was. Being at the Charlestown Prison led him to meeting Bimbi. When Malcolm met Bimbi he was jealous of him, the jealousy towards Bimbi came from the knowledge he…

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  • Character Traits Of Malcolm X

    1.) -Malcolm Little: In his childhood, Malcolm was a very aspiring young man, who dreamt of being a lawyer, and knew that it took more than what he was doing in Lansing. He also had a very good understanding how racism worked, and how white people thought of blacks. • “ ‘Well yes sir, I’ve been thinking I’d like to be a lawyer.’” –P. 38 • “All I knew for certain was that a lawyer didn’t wash dishes, as I was doing.” -P. 38 • “I was smarter than nearly all those white kids. But apparently I was…

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  • Interpellation, Ideology And Ikea

    discourse that shifts the problems produced by notions of consumerism and consumer capitalism into a discourse of choice, freedom and happiness. O 'Shaughnessy & Stadler argue that through “language, texts and representations” within genres, it is possible to expose “the values, beliefs and feelings” readers are offered through the use of genre that help them make sense of the world (2012, p. 180). A critical analysis will seek to explore the relationship between ideology and the discourse of…

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  • Holes Movie Reflection

    When choosing a film to write about, I selected the movie Holes since it was a movie very familiar to me and something I used to enjoy watching as a child. Holes, released in April 18, 2003, is a film written about a young boy, Stanley Yelnats IV, who was caught in the wrong place at the wrong time, due to his bad luck and 100-year-old family curse. Having been falsely accused of stealing a famous baseball player’s cleats, Stanley was forced to go to court and instead of being sentenced to…

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  • Jazz Music: Music Analysis

    Free is the sound we make and judge is what minds do. I have been learning how to improvise on my guitar for almost a year now through the methodologies of jazz music, in which improvisation plays an integral role. Being able to express our thoughts through music is wonderful, and though all musicians express them through the compositions they make and the music they play, there is a particular joy in being able to convey your thoughts into sound with immediacy that attracted me to this…

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  • Charlie Parker Blues For Alice Analysis

    ‘Blues For Alice’ is a jazz standard composed by a American jazz saxophonist called Charlie Parker. This jazz standard is a 12 Bars Blues form but it is a modified version of Blues in the key of F major. Instead of normal 12 Bars Blues progression of just using I, IV and V chords, Charlie Parker composed it through a lot of ii - V sequences. For melody lines, Charlie Parker’s famous Bebop tune was used, as well as arpeggios, syncopation and also anticipation. These make Blues For Alice famous…

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  • Analysis Of The Great Gatsby

    Preface The Great Gatsby is the symbol of Fitzgerald’s greatness. Although it was treated indifferently when it was published, it had gained its fame gradually by 1960s. Finally, it was recognized as the most important work in the Jazz Age. In the past, there were lots of pieces of writing on The Great Gatsby. For example, The Great Gatsby and Fitzgerald’s World of Ideas, by Ronald Bergman, focused on Fitzgerald and the prevailing conception and value, demonstrating that how they influenced the…

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  • Soggy Bottom Boys Analysis

    Throughout the film, music is also used as a populist trope that unites Southerners, with the popular genre of folk music appearing in nearly every scene. In the South during the 1900s, folk music was the main source of musical entertainment, both for individuals and at large gatherings. At his rally in the town square, Homer Stokes had a folk band play “Keep on the Sunny Side,” uniting the crowd under their mutual love for folk music. At the end of the movie, when both gubernatorial candidates…

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  • Summary Of Robert Browning's 'My Last Duchess'

    When a man is engaging or in a relationship with a woman it can be said to be acting in the manner in which he is because he is thinking with his penis, but what must be noted is that the penis, used as a tool or status symbol, is a material condition that has little meaning itself and is only given meaning and power when supported by ones ideologies. Ideologies, which are overvalued, that are project onto the world from ones perspective does not guarantee that that will be the way in which the…

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