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    Otis Redding Influence

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    Otis Redding is regarded as one of soul music’s great because of his show stopping performances and gritty voice. His influences include Sam Cooke and Little Richard, who are both distinct acts of their time (cite). Little Richard is widely known for his outrageous acts and Sam Cooke is easily one of the most recognizable voices of his time. The performances of Little Richard were controversial for his time and would have been even unusual by today’s standard. His performances included him wearing mascara, androgynous outfits, and exciting performances that were easily defining the pop genre (cite). Further, Redding would perform with Little Richard’s backing band and would gain valuable experience during this time to help him further his…

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    1776, Abigail wrote, “[We] will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.” Echoing the rhetoric of Patriots against the stamp act. As Americans were subjects of Great Britain, women were unrepresented subjects of their husbands. Her notions of the rights of women were meaningless to him. She was utterly frustrated at his dismissive reply to her demand of laws “upon just and liberal principles.”However, their interests differed. The men striving for liberty…

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    Early historians Mercy Otis Warren and David Ramsay viewed the Revolution through a more sterile scope than will future historians. Their views were shaped by having lived through the Revolution, and their interpretations reflect that context. Both see the British as morally wrong in their convictions, and the colonists on the side of virtue and truth. Their historical works may be viewed as laden with bias for the cause of the Patriots. However, a sense of conviction and belief in the cause of…

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    Women were more understanding in the sense that they were knowledgeable towards the fact that they do not get acknowledged. Abigail Adams had wrote her husband telling him that women are important also and that they could not be ignored forever (Doc A). The foreigners showed a prime example of how one culture was widely unaccepted by the colonists because of the spite they have towards Europe in general. In the play The Motley Assembly by Mercy Otis Warren, she had mentioned how the French had…

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    but most of us haven’t truly faced any serious dilemmas in our lifetimes. Mercy Otis Warren certainly faced one long ongoing dilemma in her life, making her an exception to this general way of thinking. Mercy was a woman living in a man’s world. She was a political writer and historian during the American Revolution, a time in which women were expected to be subordinate to men and their reigning presence over them. What separated Mercy from the typical woman during this time was the way the men…

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    She is basically agreeing to give Otis the respect he wants, if he can give her the respect she demands. She also warns him at the end that if he cannot give it to her, she'll find someone else who can, which is what the whole of the last verse is explaining. Aretha Franklin's 1967 hit may seem like a pretty benign piece of soulful fun, but at the time it came out, this song about a decaying relationship had more than one meaning. Iit was the perfect pop song: energetic, catchy, heartfelt, and…

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    Soul Music History

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    idea what was created that night. Soul music had a major impact on all genres during the 60s. Soul music can trace its roots back to gospel music. According to BB King, “Gospel music is just country music.” Some of the various artist recall that the first genre of music they were exposed to was country music, and they recalled memories listening to the Grand Ole Opry. “Memphis soul” was a special type of sound. It was said that Memphis soul was raw, uncut, and had no filter. Stax Records…

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    and probable cause”. The Fourth Amendment was included to the Constitution so that police do not have the power to just look through your things and they can’t take anything if they do not have permission, a warrant, from a judge. You must also show that you have a good reason to be able to get the warrant. The Founding Fathers of the Constitution wanted to protect the rights of individuals by not giving the government a lot of power. When the United States only had the thirteen colonies…

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    1965-1970 Research Paper

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    Southern Soul also started in the early 1960’s and was pioneered by the record company Stax Records. The sound of Southern Soul focused more on the “groove” of the music rather than the lyrics, which was caused by the heavy influence Southern Soul had from gospel music. One of the most famous Southern Soul artists was Otis Redding. Otis Redding signed with Stax records and put out his debut album for them in 1964. Redding also embodied one of the main differences between Motown and Southern…

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    Dream Deferred Five Essay

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    dog that is attacking a black man holding an American flag. Another man on the other side of the light pole bears the Confederate Flag on his jacket. The imagery in this scene is criticizing the hypocrisy of America who preaches support when it benefits the country and not the oppressed minorities. Judging by another sign a woman is holding, the protest takes place in Alabama, a state known for its racism in the past. Another example of visual irony is the use of bright colors for such a…

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