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  • New Hampshire V. Murray Case Study

    In the case of the State of New Hampshire v. Sondra Murray, Ms. Murray was charged with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, and possession of marijuana. She was convicted of the disorderly conduct which violated N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 644:2, and possession of marijuana, which violated N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 318-B:2. The charges were misdemeanors, but were reduced down to violations as required under N.H. Rev. Stat. Ann. § 625:9. The defendant appealed the guilty verdict to the Supreme Court of New Hampshire. The defendant was a passenger in a car when the driver was arrested for driving on a revoked license. She yelled unknown comments out the window that did not interfere with the arrest of the driver. There were no other people who were in the area…

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  • Reed V. Town Of Gilbert Case Study

    The plaintiffs begin by mentioning the implications of Reed v. Town of Gilbert, a recently decided legal case in which the Town of Gilbert regulated the placement of outdoor signs, on the New Hampshire court case. The Supreme Court held that treating these signs differently was a content-based speech restriction, meaning that is was subject to strict scrutiny. The Court importantly stated that if a law is content based “on its face,” then the government’s justifications do not matter—the law…

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  • New England And Southern Colonies Essay

    Comparison of the New England and Southern Colonies The colonies were first developed in the 1600’s, however the New England colonies and Southern Colonies were very different despite them both having similar reasons for coming to the new world. The southern colonies, consisting of Maryland, Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia, were centered on making money and agriculture, whereas the New England colonies, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire, were centered on…

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  • Personal Narrative: Powerball Tickets

    We were still taking home over 300million dollars. We waited a week for the check to clear and for our lawyers and accountants to figure out a financial plan so that the money did not potentially ruin our lives. With our new found riches we realized that we can nearly afford whatever we wanted and how much of whatever we wanted. It was almost as if we were experiencing culture shock, a culture where we were no longer poor and no longer had to fight just to pay bills at the end of the month. A…

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  • American Culture In The 13 Colonies

    The colonists sailed the ocean blue from Europe to the Americas, and for the most, to start a new life. The people in the 13 colonies created a society with the surroundings and resources provided in the land. The colonists kept their religions, maintained their old traditions, and brought their culture over from Europe. Facing the new environment, they adjusted their ideals and developed new governments. The society was different in the colonies because of the slaves and the religious - there…

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  • How Did John Wheelock Contribute To The Creation Of Dartmouth College?

    to fill in the spot of controlling that John Wheelock was removed from. More controversies arose and led to the the legislature of New Hampshire take control over Dartmouth College. Once Dartmouth was under control of the New Hampshire legislature, they renamed “Dartmouth College” to “Dartmouth University” (Henninger). Also the school was now a public school controlled by state board. Including John Wheelock, other old members of board of Dartmouth College supported the characterization of…

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  • Similarities Between Fire And Ice And Robert Frost

    Robert Frost moved to England in 1912, it was here that Frost was inspired by British poets Edward Thomas, Rupert Brooke, and Robert Graves. With the help of his peers, Frost wrote some of his best works in England. Frost was an unsuccessful farmer, so he went back into education from 1906 to 1911 at the New Hampshire Normal School in Plymouth, New Hampshire. New England is where a majority of Frost’s poems are based in. New England is where Frost was able to flourish in his writing career, so…

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  • The Poem In The Poetry Of The Salem Witch Trials

    In 1761, Wheatley was kidnapped from West Africa and enslaved. She was purchased by John Wheatley as a servant for his wife. Although Phillis was brought as a slave, the Wheatleys took a great interest in Phillis’s education. Phillis learned to read and write English, and she became familiar with Latin, Greek, the Bible, and other classics at an early age. Wheatley had a hard time publishing her poems because of the bad economy. Phillis published her first poem in a new england newspaper in…

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  • H. Holmes: A Mysterious Serial Killer

    H. H. Holmes would turn out to be a terrifying serial killer but he didn’t start that way, in fact He didn’t even start out as H. H. Holmes his real name was Herman Webster Mudgett. Herman was born on May sixteenth eighteen sixty one in Gilmanton New Hampshire. He was born into a moderately wealthy family and raised in a strict religion family. “He was constantly bullied and abused by his classmates, causing him to spend his boyhood friendless, isolated, and alone.” (Coffey, 2014). Herman was…

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  • Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening Poem Analysis

    In Robert Frost's Poem "Stopping By Woods on A Snowy Evening" the speaker chooses to surround himself with the dangers of nature away from the comforts of society; whereas Tennyson's "The Lady of Shalott" is in a tower locked away from the beauties of society because of her own fears. As the speaker in Frost's poem secludes himself from society he notices the dangers around him and what they could potentially cause. In Robert Frost's poem "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" he describes a man…

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