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    For a man who was quoted for his dislike of Paris, Marquis de Lafayette spent a large proportion of his life fighting for the city, and working hard to help it grow. It seemed that no matter what the man could do, he would not be recognized for what he did for his country. He lived in Paris through its biggest period of change. Such periods were the revolution, the reign of terror, napoleon, the bourbon restoration and the July revolution. In each time his name was known, and he worked hard to have an effect, yet he is known mostly for the streets named after him. Marie-Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette grew up with a name that was a mouthful. He said in his autobiography “It’s not my fault, I was baptized…

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    Marquis de Lafayette Marquis de Lafayette was often known by the nickname of "a hero of two worlds". The reason he was commonly referred to that nickname was the fact that he had bravely fought in the Revolutionary War and rebuilt his home country of France following the French Revolution. If you never read about him before you may not know much about Marquis De Lafayette. Luckily, this essay will go over the early life, role in the American Revolution, and post American Revolution life of…

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    “Immigrants: we get the job done,” This is one of the most loved and perhaps the most hated line from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s broadway hit Hamilton. While the song titled Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down), is talking about the emotions faced by key founding members of our country, they specifically highlight Marquis de Lafayette. Lafayette was a French citizen however, several individuals, (including the state of Maryland) considered him to be a United States citizen, as he shared many of the…

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    I serve my community in many ways. From volunteer work to giving food to a homeless man on the side of the street. I try to help as many people as I can. My mission in life is to make a difference through the people that I connect with. I don’t want to be one of those people that do so many amazing things in life, but get no recognition. They don’t get remembered for all the stuff they did in life. I wish to be remembered unlike people like Marquis de Lafayette. Marquis de Lafayette is one of my…

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    Marquis de Lafayette Everyone knows about the heroes, like Batman and Superman, who save people all over the world. But what about a hero who helped win a war, join two nations together, and help those nations win their own revolutions? “Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country,” (TheFamousPeople.com) this is a quote by Marquis de Lafayette. Marquis de Lafayette was known as “Hero of Two Worlds. He was a citizen of both America and France. He is, as TheFamousPeople.com says, “a…

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    The Enlightenment Dbq

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    They realized that instead of looking back at classic ideas and traditions they should be looking forward and continuing to improve society, as said by Adam Ferguson (Document 12). Nicholas De Condorcet stated that there are no bounds on the improvement of society and that the progress of man was indefinite and always continuing (Document 11). As people began looking forward, they began to see that they could perfect by means of education and equality, as stated by Nicolas De Condorcet (Document…

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    The Cajun Barn Analysis

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    Comeaux argues that barns provide information and insight about the culture and any changes that occur over time. Barns as a piece of material culture also provide information on origin and disbursement of cultural groups and their characteristics. In his article, The Cajun Barn, he argues that the southern central Louisiana Cajun barns went through four evolutionary events that altered and adapted to the changes in time and the economy of the area. Comeaux traces the developments over time in a…

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    “Experience,” was the message Susan Theall voiced at a forum held at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Tuesday afternoon. Theall and Vanessa Anseman were initially scheduled to debate but Anseman was not able attended after a district judge Alonzo Harris ruled Monday she was ineligible said moderator Ian Auzenne who is the vice president of the Acadiana Press Club. “Yesterday district judge Alonzo Harris of St. Landry parish ruled Anseman was ineligible to run,” he said. “Anseman filed…

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    Once we all piled in the van, we had to stop at McDonald’s for food. When we got done eating, we started on our way to Des Moines. About half way there, some of us girl started to get a little tired. Some fell asleep in their seats, and some fell asleep on the floor of the van. I was one of those girls. When we got to Des Moines, we had to go check into our hotel. We had to share the whole hotel with West Lyon. When morning arrived, we all headed down to the lobby for some breakfast. Once we…

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    Gold In Utopia Every country in the world recognizes gold as a very valuable metal that people desire. The value of gold is immense because it is malleable and ductile, it is used in many industries, and it has had a high value since ancient times. Although most people perceive gold as an extremely treasured item, Thomas More presents a vastly different perception of gold in the book Utopia. Thomas More was a philosopher in England and the advisor of King Henry VIII but was killed after not…

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