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    The Natchez Trace

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    Stretching over 440 miles, the Natchez Trace has been traveled by many. The original Natchez Trace was a roadway that connected frontier settlements in Tennessee, Kentucky and the Ohio Valley with the lower Mississippi River. Sections of the original road, however, followed ancient Native American trails that had been in use for thousands of years before European explorers arrived in North America. It once was an essential trade route for farmers, Indians, and boatmen. The Natchez Trace links three of the largest water courses in the United States; Cumberland River, Tennessee River, and Mississippi River. The earliest people known to use the trace were the Mississippi mound builders whose culture flourished from 800A.D. to 1500A.D.…

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    Her undying love for her grandson fuels her determination to make it through the path, no matter what the circumstances are. For example, when Phoenix was confronted by the white hunter and threaten to be shot, she could have turned around avoiding any other confrontations. However, she stood tall and strong, showing she would go through any obstacle to help her family. Shocked and taken back, the hunter smiles at the old woman stating, “Take my advice and stay home and nothing will happen to…

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    in one life, then save people, fight crime, and kill villains in the other life. It would be way to overwhelming for me.      To fight crime, Peter needs a costume and a mask of some sort to hide his identity. He is a pretty good artist and draws his costume that he wants. Since Peter doesn’t have much money, he decides to make his own costume. My question is how Peter could possibly know how to make a spandex costume to fit him perfectly, and look awesome without any…

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    Abigail Schaefer Mr Lucasko Honors Social Studies II August, 27th 2015 Coming of Age in Mississippi Summary and Historical Analysis In Anne Moody’s memoir Coming of Age in Mississippi, Civil Rights plays a large role.Majority of the story takes place in Mississippi during the 1940’s ,with a young girl no older than four or five,named Essie Mae(Later known as Anne Mae). Essie Mae lived on a plantation owned by a man with the name Mr. Carter. She lived with…

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    Essay On Mississippi

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    Mississippi were the Natchez, Choctaws, and Chickasaws; however, the white settlers moving in did not approve of the Indians. (Lecture Notes 9/2) It was said, “The province of Louisiana will never be tranquil until the Chickasaws have been destroyed or until they have been obliged to go and settle outside the lands of the province.”(Etienne De Périer, 31.) From 1673 until 1763 the future state of Mississippi was part of the French colony of Louisiana. Men such as Jacques Marquette and Louis…

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    Stretching 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville are more than 100 types of trees decked out in dazzling colors. Points of interest include: • Watch for milepost 375.8, the Old Trace Drive where you'll enjoy magnificent overlooks of a hardwood forest. • Milepost 382.8, Metal Ford and milepost 392.5, Swanview Overlook have places to pull over and admire multihued leaves. • Get out of the car and take a stroll at milepost 385.9, Meriwether Lewis or Fall Hollow, milepost 391.9…

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    for her society to look down upon her. Painfully aware of the unfair treatment that she is receiving from the other characters in the story, Phoenix also realizes that she can do next to nothing to avoid this. The Nickel is a symbol of Poverty, a shiny coin known as minimal values serve as a constant reminder of her poverty, social standing. Though it maybe nickels to others but to Phoenix it is so much more. Nickel is a symbolism of deeper emotions in Phoenix Jacksons life as she hesitated to…

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    Did Phonix Make The Trip

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    Did Phonix really make the trip? An old black lady make a trip to get a medicine for her grandson. The trip took half a day. For an old lady, it's a mission impossible. I believe that Phoenix did the trip in her mind because she is too old for a half day trip on foot and because there are a lot of imaginary encounters in the story. Some say she did the trip, and it was a heroic trip. Marilyn Keys says,” It is read most often as a simple narrative depicting an heroic act of sacrifice” (354). Keys…

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    Worn Path", both convey a theme of love with many different types of symbolism. There is symbolism in Fahrenheit 451 by using a “Phoenix” to represent rebirth. The firefighters burn the books to make a new society (Bradbury 70). There’s also symbolism in “A Worn Path” talking about the “Phoenix” as well. However, in the short story the phoenix is used in the main characters name to represent how wise she was (Chopin 88). As to what can be inferred, both Welty and Bradbury used the "Phoenix" as…

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    Phenomenal. Outcasts. Wise. These are words that you can use to describe Phoenix Jackson and Emily Grierson. Phoenix and Miss Emily were both two respected women in their communities. But, they still lived separate lives; Phoenix, an old, negro, former slave who will do anything to fulfil her grandson’s needs, and Emily, an old white woman who does not have to lift a finger because of her black housekeeper and her respected stance in her community. In my essay, I will touch on both topics.…

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