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    The West has been romanticized throughout American history and culture. Brinkley states, “since the earliest moments of European settlement in America, the image of uncharted territory to the west had always comforted and inspired those who dreamed of starting life anew” (457). Despite the Americans’ idealized visions of the West, the realities Americans faced once moving there were harsh and unfriendly. The West was composed of multi-ethnic areas, unfortunately, racism was still prevalent. World Book explains that African Americans who moved West during the 1880s were called “Exodusters” after the Israelites who fled captivity in Egypt in the Bible (Clavin). Both ranchers and Exodusters dreamed of a better life out West and worked to make the best of their life once they…

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    adding more diction and passion to his words. For example, he states, “When the architects of our republic wrote the magnificent words of the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, they were signing a promissory note to which every American was to fall heir. This note was the promise that all men, yes, black men as well as white men, would be guaranteed the unalienable rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness” (381). He mentioned this in order to show people real facts of…

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    Horizontal World Even though the midwest is not as sought after as other states, there are certain aspects that make it just a unique. Its ability to provide a home to many immigrants from other countries looking for a new start is one of its qualities that make it so amazing. The midwest is a vast open land in the middle of the United Stats. Many of the resident rely on agriculture as a primary source of income. In the expert from The Horizontal World, Debra Marquart creates vivid imagery,…

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    Thesis: The Midwestern Higher Education Compact should require all member states and their public institutions to join the Midwest Student Exchange Program. I. Introduction A. Attention Getter: Even going to college a few miles across the border can raise a student’s tuition thousands of dollars. B. Common Ground: Many high school students pursue a college education in a state other than their home state. C. Thesis: The Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) should require all member states…

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    Jim Elliot

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    Missionaries make a huge impact on the world for Christ. Their courage, hard work, and sacrifice in the ministry should be noted. One of the most influential, modern day missionaries was Jim Elliot. He is remembered as the missionary martyr to Ecuador, but he did even more for Christ before that. Jim Elliot’s background prepared him for his future, allowed him to minister in United States, and allowed him to minister in South America. First, Jim Elliot’s background prepared him for his future.…

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    Revision 2 Youngstown State University established in 1908 is a university in Youngstown Ohio. Ohio University established in 1808 is located in Athens Ohio. Youngstown State University (YSU) and Ohio University (OU) are two universities that are similar in many ways including, having a Writing Center, A Math center, Science Center, Study Skills, Tutoring Services and a Library. In this essay I will give you the similarities of both Ohio University and Youngstown State University in which is…

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    Specifically in the Midwestern community, this group was compiled with a multitude of farmers that valued hard-working and honest people. Additionally, the Midwesterners were also subjective to those who were a certain ethnicity, religion, and social class. In Denise Spooner’s essay “ A New Perspective on the Dream”, she analyzes the Midwestern community’s accustomed consensuality of religion, race, and social norms. Many possible benefits and risks of having a community such as the Midwest…

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    Afrocentric Attractiveness

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    The American experience has produced a unique struggle for African American women to produce their unique attractiveness aesthetically. In the United States, Afrocentric attractiveness standard has been picture – perfect. African American women have fashion with their own aesthetics and grow the very features that distinguished them from others. However, hair consistency is one and only, of the continuing obstacles on this journey to prompt an aesthetic that exemplifies all color, shape, size,…

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    The 20th century was packed with major events in America’s history. Nearly every decade had a defying event, from the Great Depression to both World Wars. However, while all of that was occurring, there was another event happening at the same time for much of the century. The Great Migration refers to the relocation of African Americans from the rural South to the urban areas in the North. City populations in Chicago and New York, for example, expanded greatly because of this influx. Migrants…

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    According to the Census bureau, Fairfax County’s population is 1,142,234 (U.S. Census Bureau, 2015). Also according to the Census bureau, 13% of the United States’ population is foreign-born (Kraut 2014). If you adhere to this 13% rule, that means 148,490 of the people that live in Fairfax County are immigrants. Unfortunately, many of these immigrants face an assumption that they are stealing jobs. Immigrants also encounter intense societal rejection, not only from U.S. natives, but from those…

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