Ralph H. Baer

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  • Violent Video Games Business Plan

    Game Plan • Problem There are many problems people assume are caused from video games. In addition multiple studies over several topics have been researched due to these assumptions. Three problems I found commonly in question were increased physical fighting, bullying, and shootings. Physical fights happen although many of us wish they didn’t. Children and adults all ages play video games. Most of the video games that have a violent rating contain increased physical fighting. Sometimes while interacting with the games and getting involved a thought may cross the gamers mind such as this is awesome to fight like this. That idea is often just coming from being involved in the game and caught up in the violence game moment. When you turn the video game console off that thought often away immediately. Bullying is a parents and bullying victim’s worst nightmare. As times go on more bullying in many different forms are occurring. Physical, verbal, and cyber bullying are the most common bullying forms related to video games. Whether it’s bullying because you saw it on the video game or be bullied because you play video games, no bullying is acceptable. If you shoot all the enemies you advance to the next level. When playing video games were you advance and are congratulated for shooting to kill, makes you wonder, “is this affecting out mental health when extended hours are played achieving this goal?” • Solutions Usually people with more of a violent temper are attracted to…

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  • Essay On Video Games In American Culture

    Video games hold a high place in American culture. In the youth of America, video games are often looked at as more important than most things we do day to day. My generation is the first group to have been around the type of video games we have today. I imagine that my generation will be playing video games far into their lives. To get back to the topic of the youth and video games, the personalities and habits of younger kids in today’s world are far more different than kids who were growing…

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  • Cinderella Man Film Analysis

    The Movie Cinderella Man, directed by Ron Howard is a movie about the life of James Braddock during the Great Depression. The movie is written by Cliff Hollingsworth and produced by Brian Grazer. The movie was released in June 3, 2005 and distributed by Universal Entertainment. The main cast was Russell Crowe played as James J Braddock, Renée Zellweger played as Mae Braddock, Paul Giamatti played as Joe Gould, and Craig Bierko played as Max Baer. The director made the movie as historically…

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  • Jim Braddock's The Cinderella Man

    Thud… Your new World Heavyweight Championship, James “Jim” Braddock… “The Cinderella Man”, Jim Braddock defined all odds to defeat Max Baer for the World Heavyweight Championship. But behind every fairy tale story, there is a plot. Braddock not only fought for the title, but for his family. He was one of the best boxers during his time, and arguably one of the best too live. Everybody including himself started somewhere. Braddock’s parents were Elizabeth and Joseph Braddock, on June 7th, 1905.…

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  • Fame Of The Cinderella Man

    Gould found fights for Braddock to help feed his wife and children. Braddock was at his worst when finally things started getting better, he had a major comeback. That’s when Damon Runyon gave Braddock his nickname the “Cinderella Man”. He was given the nickname because of his fairytale like rise to a poor local fighter to the boxing champion of the world. In October of 1934, Braddock had been given the lucky opportunity to fight John Griffin who was also known as Corn. Everyone was amazed and…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Cinderella Man

    Perhaps some of you have heard of me. My husband, James J. Braddock, became the number one heavyweight champion in the world just a few days ago in a fight against Max Baer. I consider myself and my family to be extremely lucky and I can only give my thanks to those that supported my husband. To my knowledge, Jimmy is now being referred to as the “Cinderella Man” because of his amazing recovery. However, some of his fans may wonder how he even fell in the first place. As many of Jimmy’s fans may…

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  • The Devil In The White City By Erik Larson

    The Devil in the White City by: Erik Larson Crown Publishing Group, 2003, and 447 The book "The Devil in the White City" is about the serial killer H.H. Holmes and the architect of the World's Fair Daniel H. Burnham. Who was Daniel H. Burnham? Burnham was a man who rose to prominence. In 1893 Chicago won the bid for the World's Exposition. The architects chosen were Burnham and his partner John Root, Burnham and John needed to build something to give their city a better reputation. Burnham…

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  • The Devil In The White City Summary

    Webster Mudgett) uses his skills of manipulation, charm, and deceit to commit several crimes, including theft, insurance fraud, and murder during the 1893 Chicago World 's Fair. Herman Webster Mudgett was a notorious criminal, responsible for hundreds of deaths, however he was not completely at fault. Many serial killers, themselves, are victims of traumatic events or a psychological disorder. For them, killing is vital for their survival and something they can’t control. In the Devil in the…

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  • Analysis Of The Devil In The White City By Erik Larson

    Erik Larson, the author of The Devil in the White City, was born on January 3, 1954 in Brooklyn, New York. He studied Russian history at the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated at the top of his class. One year later, Larson enrolled at another Ivy League School, the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he graduated in 1978. After starting his career as a journalist for The Bucks County Courier Times in Pennsylvania, he worked for The Wall Street Journal, Time…

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  • Devil In The White City

    Sometimes, he would fill the hotel rooms with gas and his guests would silently die in their sleep, or he would use chloroform soaked rags and suffocated them to death. After he murdered his guests, he would then burn their bodies at the bottom of the hotel’s basement. From these crimes, Holmes is said to be one of America’s first known serial killers (Larson, 2003). Furthermore, building the fair was a long and brutal process since it had to be completed in a short about of time. Daniel H.…

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