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  • North Carolina After Independence

    North Carolina is truly a unique breed in terms of being a state. While North Carolina was one of the original thirteen colonies, a new state after the American Revolution, and a state in the antebellum south, it has always been unique in its political footing. From the beginning, North Carolina has tried to become the best version of itself, but as the old adage says, “the more things change the more they stay the same”. This is quite an appropriate quote to describe North Carolina. Writer…

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  • Seeing Annie Dillard Analysis

    and a distance of 120 feet. The brothers began experimenting with the concept of flight in Dayton, Ohio at their bicycle shop in the mid-to-late 1890 's, and in 1902, they brought their glider to the continuously windy beach at Kitty Hawk in North Carolina. The glider made over 700 successful flights before adding power. The brothers built their own engine because no car engine could be powerful enough or light enough (Wright Brothers). The day their powered plane flew changed history and leads…

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  • Chesapeake Car Narrative

    The car was ready for our trip to Emerald Isle North Carolina. My brother Will and I argued on who would sit in the “hump” in the car. The “hump” was the tightest, most cramped and the seat that can’t adjust in the middle of the two awesome window seats. Will even tried to get my older brother Danny who was almost 15 to sit in that seat! “I have been sitting in that seat for 13 hours for 14 years! No way Will!” Danny complained. Annoyed, I held my breathe and volunteered to sit in the awful…

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  • The Civil War: A Turning Point In American History

    events that led to warfare between the North and the South. “The leaders of the South were convinced that the welfare of their states was in jeopardy. In short order, they began to secede from the Union. South Carolina withdrew first and was soon joined by Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, and Georgia and then later by Louisiana, Texas, Virginia, Arkansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee” (AWB). The secession of the Southern states caused tension to rise between the North and the South.…

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  • Essay On Mental Health Counselor

    Ever since I could remember, I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up. Although my desired future occupation would change periodically, I always has a reasoning of why I wanted to be that certain occupation. In elementary school, I wanted to be a veterinarian because I was sad about my science class dissecting an owl pellet which contained a mouse skeleton. In junior high school, I wanted to be a lawyer because of the controversial Jena 6 of Louisiana. When I initially became a student of…

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  • A & T Discrimination Case Study

    freshmen in college that participated in a sit-in to combat discrimination. Jibreel Khazan, Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond were all young men, starting out college, and trying to do what was right for every one. As freshmen of the North Carolina's A&T College these gentlemen were living in a time were discrimination and racism were a commonality of that…

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  • North Carolina Immigration

    When the Europeans first came to, what is now known as North Carolina, they struggled to make it and eventually ended up settling in Virginia because of numerous reasons, political, geography, and culture. The Virginia colony finally figured out a way to turn profit and the settlers began settling in North Carolina again. Because North Carolina lacked a deep port they relied heavily on their surrounding colonies to get food and supplies, as well as more immigrants to work. America began to…

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  • Atlantic City Research Paper

    "Do AC" Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County(click image to enlarge; also see: state map) Map of Atlantic City in Atlantic County (click image to enlarge; also see: state map) United States Census Bureau map of Atlantic City United States Census Bureau map of Atlantic City Atlantic City, New Jersey is located in Atlantic County, New Jersey Atlantic City, New JerseyAtlantic City, New Jersey Location in Atlantic County. Inset: Location of Atlantic County in New Jersey Coordinates:…

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  • Love Yourz J. Cole Analysis

    “Love Yourz,” J. Cole empowers his viewers to love life through the struggle by rapping about his own life of hardship. Jermaine Lamarr Cole, formally known by his stage name J. Cole, is an African-American hip-hop artist from Fayetteville, North Carolina. He first rose to stardom when he released the song “Work Out,” it achieved great…

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  • Hike Day Speech

    Blue Ridge cropped You tie your hiking boots in perfectly snug knots and gently stand up, brushing the pebbles off of your left knee. A deep breath of fresh air fills your lungs as your first step leads into the wilderness. The warm breeze smells like dirt, nature at its finest. Leaves crunch beneath your powerful feet and pebbles fling off the trail, scuttling to a slow stop. You march on. Thoughts of the office vanish from your mind and Thanksgiving stumbles in. Certainly, something you 're…

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