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  • My Characteristics, Hobbies, And Future Goals In My Life

    goal is to earn a degree in nursing or radiology. All of this is what I am talented in, all of my hobbies and my future plan. My name is Alvin Swell. I spent the first years of my life in Pensacola, Florida. I was raised by a single parent, my Mom, and learned a lot about independence and women’s rights. Pensacola is a Navy town and she worked at the base. She would invite Navy people to our home during the holidays which taught me a lot about diversity. I learned a lot about from the people…

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  • Boo Radley Journal

    I am reading To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and I am on page 42. This book is about a girl named Scout, her older brother-(Jem), her dad-(Atticus) and her nanny-(Calpurnia). They live in Maycomb County, Alabama. Scout and Jem meet a new friend named Dill. They dare each other to try and touch Boo Radley house. Boo Radley is known for being a malevolent phantom. School starts and Scout meets her new teacher named Miss Caroline. Miss Caroline meets her new student named Burris Ewell which…

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  • Personal Narrative: I Am Daphne Williams

    I am Daphne Williams, I'm originally from a small town near Pensacola, FL where growing up my parents pushed to work hard and do right by my elders. I never thought going to school to further my studies would be an option being that it wasn’t enforced in my household growing up. A few years after graduation of high school I joined the service after realizing that minimum wage wasn't exactly what I wanted to continue with. At the time of joining the service I realized I wanted to be capable of…

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  • Daniel James Accomplishments

    Daniel James, Jr Daniel James Jr was born on February 11, 1920 to humble beginnings in Pensacola Florida. At the age of 17, he became a student at Tuskegee Institute which at the time was a prestigious college designated for African American students. After finishing college in 1942 with a degree in science, he went on to work for a civilian pilot training program. It was during this time, that James discovered what he loved. Due to the fact that racial prejudice was high during these times…

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  • Why Is Bernardo De Gálvez Important

    Bernardo de Gálvez, the governor of Spanish Louisiana led a force of Spanish soldiers, French Americans, colonists, and the Native Americans. They forced the British out from Louisiana to Pensacola, Florida. The significance was that Spain and France helped Patriots by providing supplies, money, ships, and soldiers. The Continental Army was facing harsh winter weather, at Valley Forge, because of minimal supplies, shelter, clothing, and food. 2,000 soldiers died of malnutrition and illness.…

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  • Quint Nuder Ethics

    Quint Studer and Business Ethics In today’s society, “eighty-three percent of employees feel that companies want to promote good ethics and integrity within the organization and throughout the community” (The Impact of Codes of Conduct on Corporate Culture). The number of organizations that have illustrated their interest in improving the ethics standards is on the rise. Quint Studer has effectively created a set of business ethic guidelines to help any organization improve their company by…

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  • Florida's Miracle Strip Argumentative Essay

    began to arise seemingly overnight. The Gulfarium found in Ft Walton was a shining example of impact of tourism in the area as Panama City was now one of several locations in which visitors could enjoy unique experiences in Florida’s panhandle. Pensacola although late in its arrival as a prime tourist destination also claimed home to some of its own unique wacky tourist attraction including Goofy Golf, which was miniature golf course, decorated with giant obstacles shaped in numerous objects.…

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  • Andrew Jackson War Hero

    the War of 1812, Jackson was made the major general of Tennessee’s militia. After his success in battle, the U.S. Military appointed Jackson Major General of the United States Military. Jackson led his forces into Florida where he captured Fort Pensacola and then pursued the remaining British forces into New Orleans. In what would be Jackson’s most defining moment in his military career, Jackson defeated the British whilst being outnumbered nearly two-to-one (Battle of New Orleans and defeat of…

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  • Examples Of Environmental Racism

    “Low-income and minority populations are also more likely to live in areas where high lead exposure is likely …” This shows that low-income blacks were likely to be placed to live in areas with high lead exposure. Also stated in the article (pg.1 p.9) “In Pensacola, a super fund site abuts a play area where most of the children are black.” This emphasizes that they can harm black children and continue the environmental racism but shape it in a different way. One last instance, in (pg.1 p.3)…

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  • Andrew Jackson Biography Essay

    He defeated a british army of 10,000 men with only 5,000 and only lost twenty men in 1815. It was one of the worst british defeats, making him a hero. He led another attack in 1818 against the Seminole Indians and captured pensacola. Spain sold florida to the United States because of his success in it. When John Adams finished the purchase of Florida Jackson was made governor. In 1824, He was nominated president by the Tennesse Legislature. He lost the election even though…

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