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  • The Camariid Period: The Ordovician Period

    Amphibians were growing in size and diversity, the species resembled modern day crocodiles. The climate at the time was humid and hot and had a vast amount of plant life. The sixth and final period was the Permian Period during this period there was the biggest mast extinction to ever come. The climate went through extreme conditions. The supercontinent of Pangea had extreme cold weather the south was cold and dry, and the majority of the area was covered in ice caps. The northern area dealt with immense heat and moist and arid conditions. Also the swamp forests from the Carboniferous period were being replaced by gymnosperms plants. Also reptiles have developed a bit more and had thicker skin and other animals were developing and adapting to their climate. At the end of the period there was a sudden loss of life and it greatly impacted earth. 7. How was the Triassic period a transitional time period during the Mesozoic era? During the late Triassic period, the seafloor started to transition and move around and that caused the land to move along with it. This lead to the separation of Pangea. Then the first Scleractinia started to form, it showed advancement in marine life. 8. Why is the boundary between the Triassic and Jurassic periods similar to the boundary between the Permian and Triassic periods? The reason being it there was a movement with sea life and evolution in the ocean floor and land life. 9. Which era is sometimes referred to as the age of mammals?…

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  • Mass Extinction In Movies

    years ago the Permian period came to an end in a mass extinction causing 95% of species living in the ocean to die (Cort, 2006). To paint a picture of the Permian into your mind, forget all you learned in grade 8 geography class; all the continents we know today were stuck together, forming a supercontinent called Pangaea. This is a time after the Carboniferous period, a period…

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  • Summary Of The Novel Friday Night Lights By H. G. Bissinger

    In the novel Friday Night Lights, author H.G. Bissinger narrates his time spent with the 1988 Permian High School Football team in the small town of Odessa, Texas. Every individual involved with the team feels a certain pressure from the community to be as close to perfect as humanly possible, causing the game of football to feel a little more like a job than a sport. Bissinger takes a break from his typical life in his Philadelphia home to quench his thirst of finding a town whose football team…

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  • Friday Night Lights Analysis

    The movie “Friday Night Lights” is based on a real life best seller “Friday Night Lights: A Town, A Team, and a Dream”, by author H.G. Bissinger. The movie’s setting takes place at Permian High School in Odessa, Texas in 1988 when the tension between races were still strong in some areas of the south. There is some focus in some areas of the film that has to do with racial tension and the ongoing conflict between the student body and the city as a whole. Even though desegregation had happened by…

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  • Bleachers Theme Analysis

    surprise that the Spartans were good. Rake worked his players until they dropped. He was tough on them both verbally and physically, to the point where some of his players despised him. Now that he is on his death bed, will his players find the strength to forgive him? Forgiveness does not mean forgetting or excusing offenses. Instead, forgiveness brings one peace of mind and a feeling of relief. Bleachers displays forgiveness throughout the plot. Neely Crenshaw, an All- American player, was…

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  • Football: The Role Of Racism In Football

    support their football team. In 1988 at Permian High School, racism, education, sexism, and life have major impacts on the team’s performance and the player’s futures. The town will do whatever it takes to make the most successful team, including hindering the players future. The fathers, whose lives are a drag and unsuccessful, live vicariously through their sons and push them harder than they have been pushed before. Racism causes a lot of drama on and off the football field. All the schools…

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  • My Body My Weapon My Shame Analysis

    Published in GQ in 1997, Elwood Reid’s “My Body, My Weapon, My Shame,” is a personal article that offers a behind-the-scenes account of college football. He describes his journey as a University of Michigan Wolverine, starting from his high school scouting days and ending with his retirement in Alaska. Reid recounts the strain he and his fellow players put on their bodies, both on and off the field, and explains the constant pressure to fulfill the image of a popular, powerful football player at…

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  • Everything's An Argument Analysis

    topic… and discursive patterns.” In this paper, I’ll explain how I successfully became a member of my high school’s football team by building a strong relationship with my team mates, paying attention to detail, and going the extra mile throughout practice. I will also be able to carry out my explanation through the usage of ethos, logos and pathos appeals. Sam Houston High School is a public school under the Arlington Independent School District located in Arlington, Texas and home to…

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  • Emmitt Smith High School Case Study

    among high school students in 2013 alone; in addition, the violent crime rate at these schools was numbered at 62 percent. These staggering numbers show just how much illegal activity and violent crime that is being committed in high schools alone. Imagine the amount of innocent children being violated, hurt, or even killed. The people that are arrested for these crimes lose everything. They get expulsion, a bad record, and for some, even jail-time. This is a lose-lose situation. Whether you are…

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  • Essay On Friday Night Lights

    In American Society, sports are a very important pastime for many people. Many spend their free time watching a basketball game, playing baseball with friends, or even betting on a team to win the Superbowl. Fans of different races, religions, and ethnicities can all come together and unite over one commonality: sports. In most high schools, students hold the tradition to gather on Friday nights to watch their fellow classmates play a football game. On these nights, students can simply relax,…

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