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  • The Importance Of Perseverance In Betty Smith A Tree Grows In Brooklyn?

    devastation of the potato famine. As a result, Francie is born into a world where her family does not have enough money to even buy essential goods. When they have no food in the house, Katie plays a game called “North Pole” with Francie and Neeley, pretending they are trying to reach the North Pole and are awaiting provisions (Smith 246). Francie lives in a household where simple things like coffee or fresh bread are considered luxuries. The destitute situation of the Nolan family is amplified…

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  • Brief Summary Of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Frankenstein begins with the letters from Robert Walton to his sister Margaret about his expedition from Russia to the North Pole. He explains through these, that the ship got stuck in ice as far as the eye can see. The letters explore his deep loneliness and solitude as they sat and waited, and he longed for a worthy companion. He sat in his despair, until one day, he saw a man on the ice. The man, Victor Frankenstein, boarded the ship and answered Walton’s prayers of having a companion, and it…

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  • Magnet Pre Assessment

    The pre-assessment for the magnet unit was a multiple choice/fill in the blank ten questions written assessment that students were asked to complete to the best of their abilities. This assessment was utilized to assess students’ general knowledge of magnets before beginning the unit. However, since the South Carolina State Standards do not require students to study magnets until second grade, I did not expect students to score high on this pre-assessment. After viewing the data collected…

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  • The Importance Of The Endurance Expedition

    scientific and entrepreneurial. Ernest Shackleton used his journalist contacts in order to promote the expedition. Shackleton was not able to claim Britain as the first to reach the South Pole, although he was within 100 miles. Unfortunately, the Norwegian explorer Ronald Amundsen won the race to the South Pole shortly after Shackleton returned from his voyage. Shackleton felt this new voyage…

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  • The Chinook Native Americans

    The totem poles are incredible works of art usually included some form of a bird on top. Usually, at the top of the totem pole proudly stands an eagle, but their styling made some of these carvings appear to be a combination of animals. Like in the totem to the right, the bird seems to have raccoon like ears. Also, The…

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  • Robert Walton In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    Everyone has always had an unusual fantasy of creating a being of their own and creating something that will have a huge impact on the world in a positive way. However, no one really thinks about the consequences that these fantasies and obsessions may have. In Mary Shelley's novel ¨Frankenstein¨ a young doctor, Victor Frankenstein, becomes completely obsessed with the idea of creating a life, a life that is so indestructible and that is better than mankind, but most importantly that is able to…

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  • Elfuclana Research Paper

    founding of this country all began with the Revolution of the Elves, also called The Elfolutionary War. It dates back to December 24th, 2076. It was the day before Christmas in 2076. Santa is, and has always been, the communist dictator of the North Pole. The elves have had to put up with his cruel ruling for long enough. One elf, named Tasol Elfuclan, decided to start a bloody revolution for the price of the elves’ liberty. It was a war that ruined Christmas and caused the death of millions…

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  • Elf The Musical Analysis

    I went to see ‘Elf the Musical Jr.’ on Thursday, December 1, 2016. The tickets were $15 For decent seats and in my opinion, the show plus the seats that we had were not at all worth the $15, that we spent. This musical is not a show that I would recommend to anyone, at anytime. It was that bad. But, to help you understand in my own opinion as to why ‘Elf the Musical Jr.’ was so bad, let me give you some feedback and get into a little more detail in the next few paragraphs. The first reason as…

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  • How Compass Has Changed Over Time

    Although the design of a compass has changed over time it has always had the same four needles including North, East, South, and West. The first compass was simply a magnetized needle attached to a piece of wood or cork like thing. The middle card in the middle shows the directions. As the needle would settle, the marked end would point toward magnetic north. But as engineers and scientists did more research about magnetism in conclusion to that the combination changed into fleur-de lis design,…

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  • Doomsday Seed Vaults

    The Doomsday Seed Vault: The Syrian War Prompts First Withdrawal There is a "doomsday" vault built in an Arctic mountainside to safeguard global food supplies. Now for the first time since the vault was opened on the Svalbard archipelago in 2008, seeds have been withdrawn. The original intent or charter if you will is designed to protect crop seeds such as beans, rice, and wheat against the worst cataclysms of nuclear war or disease (Doyle, 2015). Once you crack the seal, or pop the cork as the…

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