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    “We do not want riches. We want peace and love,” said Oglala Sioux Chief Red Cloud. Many people, such as Chief Red Cloud, have stood up for their beliefs. In taking a stand, one represents a cause or opinion through their words and actions. Protesting, rebelling, and fighting are all examples of taking a stand. Chief Red Cloud of the Oglala Sioux took a stand in history when he refused to give up his tribe’s land, proving the strength of the Native Americans and creating opportunities for better American Indian rights in the future. Before the exploration of the American West, Sioux Indians led favorable, happy lives. Lakota, Dakota, and Nakota Sioux tribes lived in present-day North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Nebraska, and Montana (Monroe 8-9). They lived in tipis and survived by…

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    Crazy Horse: Fallen Chief

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    warriors such as Red Cloud, Spotted Tail, and Sitting Bull. If Crazy Horse had lived in an earlier time, history would only know of his deeds by “winter counts, pictographic calendars, and the stories told of him by his ancestors.” Unfortunately, Crazy Horse lived at a time when the choices for his people were limited to fighting to keep their…

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    Essay On Chief Red Cloud

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    Red Cloud; The most important Lakota leaders of the nineteenth century. Red Cloud was a Native American war leader who became an important part of history for his role in fiercely defending his peoples land against the U.S. government Chief Red Cloud was Chief of the Oglala Lakota tribe. Chief Red Cloud was Born in Nebraska in 1822, the Lakota chief Red Cloud was an important figure in the 19th century land battle between Native Americans and the U.S. government. He successfully resisted…

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    Sitting Bull Thesis

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    One of the most arguably greatest Native American chiefs to have walk this earth? There were many Native American chiefs during the early 17th century - early 20th century including Crazy Horse, Geronimo, Red Cloud, Tecumseh, and even Pontiac or Gall All skilled warriors even greater chiefs but the one chief to rise from being one of the feeblest members of his tribe to the very first chief of a whole nation, the Lakota nation to be exact (Johnson 1). His name was Sitting Bull. Sitting Bull was…

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    Would you rather live where you grew up or would you move away? The poem for “The Drought” by Gary Soto and the song “In Color” by Jamey Johnson have similar themes because they are both have dry, emotional theme but they are different because “The Drought” is emotional talking about the lack of rain and “In Color” is emotional talking about his childhood. Gary Soto uses personification to show the clouds are dry and empty. “Scraping their bellies gray on the cracked shingles of slate.” The…

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    Rackham: A Short Story

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    George Rackham?" "Sure, I'm George Rackham, I'm your guy. I replied not worrying about a thing. I just wanted to get up in the air. She is beautiful I thought to myself. My plane was a Bristol F2.B. In short she was a fighter plane. I got in the cockpit and I was mesmerised by the aeroplane "Come on, let's get this kite up in the air."I told Wilson. He agreed so we took off out of the hangar and into the sky. She was beautiful to fly. Rackham doesn't deserve this, the posh pome. As we were…

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    possible that Aristophanes caricature had a hand in the Socrates impiety charge. Impiety within Clouds runs rampant throughout the play. When Socrates is first introduced, he almost immediately sets to work, attempting to crush Strepsiades attachment to Zeus. He offers in exchange the schools own deities, the Clouds. Strepsiades accepts the opportunity to speak with the Clouds (Aristophanes, 252-253) and is initiated. Aristophanes was trying to provoke a hostile reaction out of his audience,…

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    a monkey at the zoo in a cage for the world to stare at. Nevertheless as her life went on, she learnt that there are some cruel people in this world and you being you is even more beautiful than trying being somebody else. Nora learnt that she might be wired, but then again, there were people out there in the world that were wired and just like her. People that Nora would become friends with, that were always to be by her side. Nora’s mother used to tell her to ‘just be you. No matter what…

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    The Jack Johnson Concert

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    Mayer and Jason Mraz combined. He plays an acoustic electric guitar, but his guitar playing skills are nowhere near as good as his writing skills. He plays basic guitar chords, but his lyrics make the music. His style is very mellow and relaxed. It’s the kind of music you listen to while you’re cleaning or sitting around on a rainy day. After we arrived, we were afraid that our concert was going to be postponed on account of multiple tornado warnings around the area. These warnings did not stop…

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    It is pouring rain and you are numb cold. Your face is grim. Thunder and lightning crack across the sky. Your hear a sound, louder than the thunder. A cannon flies through the air and with a thunderous sound, crashes down on the mud and dirt before you. You are safe, the walls of the earthworks you had helped build earlier are still holding together. You see another cannon fly through the air towards you, but the effect is no different. The walls are sturdy, they can be torn down by the cannons,…

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