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    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

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    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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    discipline at the ground • The book was developed with a social commentary Weaknesses • Failure to win the state championship would have uncovered inadequately high levels of criticisms from the readers • The book somehow violated the amateur rules • The book also tells about minimal concern being shown by the high school football coach towards the students. Often this instance has been criticized by the readers as the coach was addressed to be bad • The concepts of racism and masculinity…

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    suppose every state, large city , or small town in the United States has its bragging rights on being champion in one sport or the other. Football comes to my mind, especially high school football in the State of Texas. Statistically, three states contribute more high school athletes to division 1A college football. California, Texas, and Florida are leaders in this category. I am most familiar with West Texas high school football, especially District IV- 5A. These are considered large Texas…

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    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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    I am a student at Coldwater High School. I recently read Friday Night Lights by H.G. Bissinger in my Honors 11 English Class and I recommend you read it too. This book displays the pride, defeats, and brotherhood of a football team. This book is a thrilling book about Permian High School football team. In the story Bissinger talks about racism. In Odessa, Texas whites and blacks are separated by the railroad tracks. The author shows that the whites and blacks remain segregated besides on the…

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    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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    of the Mesozoic era, following the Permian and preceding the Jurassic period. Both the beginning and ending period of the Triassic are marked by major extinction events. During the Triassic Period, nearly all of the Earth land masses was focused into a single supercontinent positioned more or less on the equator; began to split but had not yet detached. The Triassic climate was generally hot and dry, establishing typical evaporites and red bed sandstones. The Polar Regions was humid and…

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    Bleachers Theme Analysis

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    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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    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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