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  • AMC Hornet Analysis

    The Hornet Representing AMC in the 1970s Things You Didn’t Know About the AMC Hornet When it comes to classic cars you don 't see a lot of AMC automobiles at the local shows. It 's not because the car company went out of business in the 80s or lack of support for the individual models. It 's more about the number of units sold, and automotive styling often described as something only a mother could love. American Motors always struggled to gain traction when competing with the Big Three in the 60s, 70s and 80s. Now some forty years later, the same thing can be said about many of the mainstream AMC automobile models in the classic car market. Nevertheless, these cars still have a small, but rabid fan base and remain an interesting representation of automobiles from the 70s. Here we 'll talk…

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  • Making A Home In A Restless World Analysis

    essay to change Americans' current perspective on migration as well as to discredit Rushdie's idea. From the start, Sanders writes with Aristotle's appeals in mind. In the first half of the essay he creates lists of examples: "From the beginning, our heroes have been sailors, explorers, cowboys, prospectors, speculators, backwoods ramblers, rainbow­chasers, vagabonds of every stripe.” Through making a list of multiple…

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  • Hypocrisy In Angela M. Balcita's The Americano Dream

    Balcita goes over similar issues, though on a less broad scale. Using her father’s experiences of immigrating from the Philippines to the United States, Balcita creates an engaging and relatable picture of the subtle moments of integration, while also illustrating how the great American hypocrisy affects this transition. A great example of this comes from two paragraphs discussing her father’s first job at a blood bank. The job is temporary, as he’s trying to get official certification to be a…

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  • Gronimo's Geronimo: A True American

    Geronimo: A True American The brave Bedonkohe Apache leader Geronimo was able to accomplish many astonishing feats before he died at the age of seventy-nine in 1909. Some of these achievements include continuing his journey of bettering the lives of his people despite his own family being murdered when he was only twenty-nine (27). Geronimo fully embodies the hard-working and no excuses attitude that many Americans strive for. Geronimo in many ways possesses the same moral code and ideas that…

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  • My Vietnamese Identity

    With every passing moment, I became more distant with my Vietnamese heritage and become closer with my desire for an American one. I wanted nothing to do with being Vietnamese or Asian because all that it had brought me was a sense of inferiority and constant bullying. My desire to suppress my Vietnamese identity brings up a point that is brought up by Ms. Mori, the protagonist’s friend with benefits. During one of their conversations, she asks, “So why are we supposed to not forget our…

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  • Essay On Hiking The Sierra Madre

    There are some very short 1 or 2-mile-long trails that offer a great view of a waterfall. They are great for picnics and short family outings. You will want to take a blanket, a Yeti Rambler for your drinks, and perhaps a picnic basket of snacks. A cooler is also a great idea. There are also trails that you can hike on for days if you want to explore the Sierra Madre to the fullest. In this case, you will definitely need a cooler that can stay cool for multiple days. In fact, that is often the…

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  • The Tale Of Liberty And The American Revolution

    Lumières Revolutions “Give me Liberty, or Give me death!” cried out the British American colonists on the eve of their independence movement. Yet, the tale of liberty does not begin with the cannons sounding the American Revolution, instead, the story begins with a quill and ink pad in France. In particular, the idea of the social contract, where the power of kings rested solely on the social acceptance of the populace, inspired Americans to clamor for reform against the imposing British crown.…

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  • Our Time Is Up Analysis

    After viewing the short film “Our time is up” by Rob Pearlstein, I was able to place the five components of the plot structure diagram as presented in theatre class. The five plot structure is, exposition, inciting event, raising event, climax, and falling action. The exposition is the beginning of the plot, it sets the foundational background of the main character or the story. At the opening of the story, you see a time clock set, an immaculate environment where everything is not just clean…

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  • I Am A Broken Compass

    “My people hath been lost sheep: their shepherds have caused them to go astray, they have turned them away on the mountains: they have gone from mountain to hill, they have forgotten their resting place” (KJV Jerimiah 50:6). A compass is believed to ensure guidance to a lost individual, no matter if you are a sailor lost in the Pacific Ocean or an explorer walking through the Amazon Forest; a broken compass does not provide guidance if you are lost. For this I believe I am a broken compass…

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  • Racial Issues In To Kill A Mockingbird

    In the novel 'To Kill A Mockingbird ', Harper Lee presents the prejudicial problems faced in everyday American society in the mid 1930 's, a time where injustice was prominent, especially in the southern states of the USA, which is where this novel is set. The problems create a domino effect and allows the reader(s) to discover how they all fit together to create one large social problem; prejudice. Underneath the seemingly calm and lackadaisical impression the small town of Maycomb gives…

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