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    Marshall Plan Success

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    The Marshall Plan was the idea behind a speech made by U.S. Secretary of State, George C. Marshall that suggested that the United States assist Europe with their economic devastation; however, there was no actual “plan.” Once the plan was approved and became the European Recovery Program it lasted from April 1948 to December 1951. During that time there was approximately $12.5 billion dollars given to 12 European countries. The Marshall Plan did have its faults but overall was a success in assisting European economy to get back on its feet. The cost of World War II was immense among the European states. The United States had been sending aid to European states, even before the U.S. joined the war in December of 1941. In August of 1941 the…

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    Thurgood Marshall Case

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    Thurgood Marshall is in an elite group of lawyers, from 1940 until 1960, his time as lead counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) placed him at the forefront of the Civil Rights Movement. During his tenure, he argued 32 cases before the Supreme Court of America and won 29 of those cases. This prolific use of the law to fight discrimination gave him the moniker “Mr. Civil Rights”. His skill as a lawyer helped to overturn or change laws that discriminated…

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    The Legend Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore , Maryland on July 2, 1908. When it comes to his parents, his mother who goes by the name of Norma was a kindergarten teacher. His father William Marshall was the grandson of a slave, and he worked as a steward in an exclusive club. An interesting fact about William Marshall was that he liked to listen to cases at their local courthouse and come back home and discuss the lawyer 's point of view with his sons. When thurgood was asked about why…

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    John Marshall’s life began on September 24, 1755 near the city of Germantown in Virginia. As Marshall was growing up he spent one year of education at Archibald Campbell’s Academy. He then became home schooled by his father Thomas Marshall. As the months past by, John Marshall found himself reading Commentaries on the Laws of England by Blackstone. Reading this book influenced him to become one of the greatest lawyers of all time. He studied law in 1780 by attending lectures at College of…

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    "The Negro who was once enslaved by law became emancipated by it, and is achieving equality through it. Provided it is adequately enforced, law can change things for the better, moreover, it can change the hearts of men, for law has an educational function," (Commire, 1994). Thurgood Marshall once said this powerful statement about how the rights of African Americans developed over from past times, and should be developed in the future. During his career in civil rights, Thurgood fought for…

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    Following World War II, all of Europe was left in a clutter of disarray. Instead of watching Europe endure the hardships left from the war, the United States went to Europe’s aid. From 1947 to 1952, European nations experienced a time of massive growth. The Plan aimed to repair the economic and political damages from the war. The plan was a response to American concerns that communist parties were growing stronger across Europe and that the Soviets might intervene. The Marshall Plan also…

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    Thurgood Marshall; A Hero For Our Country When we think of a hero, we think of Superman, Batman, Spider Man, Wonder Woman, the Hulk, Iron Man, and the list goes on and on. But those are superheroes. What about real life heroes. Like historical figure heroes. People like Martin Luther King Jr., Albert Einstein, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman. But there are others, too. Thurgood Marshall is a hero. He promoted social equality in court cases, took charge in the fight…

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    Thurgood Marshall is arguably one of the most important Supreme Court justices in the history of the United States. Thurgood Marshall was born in Baltimore, Maryland, he graduated from Lincoln University and from Howard University Law School. Thurgood began his legal career at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Working his way up to Chief Legal Officer, Thurgood ran the effort to end racial segregation for the next twenty years. One of Thurgood’s most famous cases…

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    The Marshall Trial

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    The three main things they did was they took another statement from Marshall, they investigated everything from the trial, and they went to get actual evidence to put the right person away. When the two RCMP officers, Harry Wheaton and James Carroll, started off the re-investigation they didn't make the same mistakes as before and started off by going straight to prison and asking Donald Marshall directly about what happened and why he was innocent. These officers took what he had to say…

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    Marshall Mathers

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    Thirteen year old Marshall Mathers sat in a bathroom stall, quietly eating his lunch. It was a daily routine for him at the middle school in order to avoid bullies and young gangsters. He couldn’t stand up for himself. Whenever the bullies came around, he had great reticence as they hurt him with disparaging remarks. He just sat there, thinking about his life in a small town in Detroit. This was his third school in the last two months, and he felt an aversion towards that. He had no friends and,…

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