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  • My College Admissions Essay: My Path To My Future Career

    quite simple. I am the second oldest in my family. I am also a first-generation college graduate. I am an exceedingly ambitious person who always has plans for the future and know how I want to achieve those plans, but just do not have a way to do it. I had plans of a fashion magazine based in my hometown of Charlotte and even had people on board to support with layout, graphics and photography; nonetheless, I lacked the money and time to begin. I also have an idea of a fashion boutique that designs one of a kind wedding dresses that I would personally sketch from her deepest dreams, however those plans are still alive but on hold until I have a financial backing for them. You cannot sew without fabric…

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  • Jonestown Massacre Research Paper

    have existed for many years. Some cults are peaceful while other cults can be violent and intense. One cult that ended in severity was the Peoples Temple based in Jonestown, Guyana. This particular cult was led by a man named Jim Jones. Jones had strong views on equality and wanted to create a place where people of all ages, races, and sexual orientations could live together in peace, therefore he started the Peoples Temple. The Temple was established in Indianapolis in the 1950’s. The…

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  • The Jonestown Massacre

    leader of the Peoples Temple religious cult. Jones promised a utopia to his followers that were dedicated disciples. “On November 18, 1978, in what became known as the Jonestown Massacre, Jones led more than 900 men, women and children to their deaths in a mass suicide by cyanide-laced punch.”(Editors).When Jim Jones promised a racially integrated utopia, overextended his power and controlled the followers, he caused a mass suicide. As the leader of the Peoples Temple Jim Jones had many ways of…

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  • The Five Deaths In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

    The event took place in the nation of Guyana, South America, forming a settlement named Jonestown. Jones founded Peoples temple in the 1950s then relocated his congregation to California in the 1960s. After experiencing negative media he moved around 1,000 Peoples temple members to the Guyanese jungle, where he promised they would establish utopian community. Since it was meant to be a utopia, everyone was expecting to go perfectly, but there were issues surfacing. There wasn’t enough cabins to…

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  • The Butterfly Revolution Analysis

    history many people have given total devotion to a ruler in hopes of belonging to something larger then them. In both the cult of the Peoples Temple of Jonestown, and the novel The Butterfly Revolution people sacrifice their basic rights in hopes of a better life, to join something larger then themselves only to find…

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  • Machiavelli's The Qualities Of The Prince

    African-American civil rights movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent disobedience. Although there have been a significant amount of honest leaders who care for the well being of his/her people, there never ceases to be an evil commander who is self-absorbent, selfish, and corrupt. One prime example is Vlad Dracula. He was the prince of Wallachie during the later 1450’s and the early 1460’s. During his rule as prince, Dracula enjoyed killing…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    Many people who had been born in America with their families residing there for a few decades did not feel too kindly to the Japanese emigrating to the United States in the large numbers that they did, especially since the Chinese had just been prohibited from entering the United States in search for jobs. The Japanese had began to emigrate to America─more often California, Oregon and Washington─in large numbers during the 1890’s and early 1900’s, many of them coming for job opportunities…

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  • My Love For Basketball Research Paper

    It all started in 2010 with my love for basketball. I was in elementary school in the 4th grade. After school we went to a after school program where we would get our homework done and to play outside for an hour a day. There everyday after school I would be able to play outside for an hour for 5 days a week. Soon I began to play basketball with my friends and found the game very interesting. I loved how people on the team all worked together to accomplish a common goal and how we were all as…

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  • California Gold Rush Research Paper

    difficulties that come with it , and the biggest challenge that comes with this, is deciding on a specific one. During the 1840’s and 50’s, California was as popular and widespread as the campaign of current republican nominee hopeful Donald Trump. The U.S. during the 1840’s and 50’s saw new and exciting opportunities in California, and the people of the union clearly didn’t hesitate in the move as by the end of the gold rush in 1855, 300,000 people had moved to California. Considering the…

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  • How Did The California Gold Rush

    gold found in the specific area? Why was James Marshal credited for finding the gold? Why was gold valuable to so many people? Why did the Native American population shrink in California during the gold rush? Lastly what happened to California as a result of the gold rush? Gold first appeared in the areas of Sierra Valley and Sacramento. On January 24, 1848 James Wilson Marshall, a carpenter originally from New Jersey, found flakes of gold in the American River at the base of the Sierra…

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