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  • In Cold Blood Characterization

    In 1959, the savage murder of the Clutter family attracted thousands of journalists to the remote town of Holcomb, Kansas. One of them was author Truman Capote, who had recorded the details and consequences of the murder in his best-selling novel: In Cold Blood. Debated hotly regarding its credibility and writing style, the novel remains a controversial and unique work. In Cold Blood is important to be read by high school students since it exposes students to a renowned work of a unique genre of…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Movie Analysis

    The Real Horrorshow: How Kubrick Uncovers the Killer in You Part of the satisfaction we experience when watching a horror film is the relief that comes from knowing what we see is purely vicarious. As a culture, Hollywood has been able to push the boundary of “acceptable” in horrors and thrillers over the years as viewers, directors, and actors grow desensitized to the subject matter. The fainting and terror experienced in the first screenings of Nosferatu are no more; the 1971 film, A…

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  • Ronald Reagan Ethical Leader Analysis

    According to (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.), President Reagan made the following statement during his 20 January 1981 inaugural address, “To a few of us here today this is a solemn and most momentous occasion, and yet in the history of our nation it is a commonplace occurrence.” President Reagan, proved to be a visionary leader through his decisiveness, knowledge, wisdom and persistence, while remaining humble and good-natured (“Ronald Reagan,” n.d.). Furthermore, did you know…

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  • Battle Of Longewala

    In battles military tactics outway brute force. The two major groups that were involved in the Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 were the Indians and the Pakistani. The Battle of Longewala took place on December 4-7 in the year of 1971. At 12:30 am the Pakistani forces engaged on the Indians by launching artillery fire at the one out post that the Indians had control of, only killing a few camels. The indians did not have enough time to prepare a minefield but quickly put…

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  • Creative Writing: The Three Amigos

    Once upon a time, those adventures were everything to me. Ven, Silas and me. Everyone knew we were the three musketeers, the three amigos, and to some’s surprise, the two boys were content with my never-waring presence. Looking back now, I realize how lucky I was. Most older brother’s barely bothered with their younger siblings, let alone a little sister. They would occasionally spend time with them when pressured by their parents, but never out of their own choosing. Silas seemed to always want…

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  • We The People: Indian Removal Act

    The Preamble Museum We The People Indian Removal Act The United States government wanted to expand more and they needed to force Native Americans out to do so. “By persuasion and force they have been made to retire from river to river and from mountain to mountain ... ... this fate surely awaits them if they remain within the limits of the states does not admit of a doubt.” - President Jackson This showed how the Indians did not meet President Jackson’s definition of people, as they were…

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  • The US Involvement In The Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War lasted many years and saw a great impact on the world, to those that fought in it and those that lived through it, however, many question whether or not America’s involvement was necessary. The United States of America’s decision to become involved in the First Indochina War between the French and the Vietnamese was a mistake. Their involvement in the war was a mistake because the US risked a lot in a war that had nothing to do with them and Vietnam veterans were mistreated by…

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  • The Parallax View Analysis

    One of the unique aspects of cinema is its ability to recreate moments of history while demonstrating politics and social attitudes of the time. Regardless of the content being utterly accurate in recounting true events or displaying fictionalized stories, cinema unveils social concerns in relation to the politics of the time. Aside from that, changes in cinematic techniques and filmmaking styles is synthesized with the content of the time that shapes a profound understanding of socio-political…

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  • The Wars Of Watergate Summary

    Speak the words presidential scandal, and what goes through a person’s mind is Watergate. This scandal set a precedent for all other scandals. What started as a promising presidential career for Richard Nixon, quickly turned into the largest and most devastating scandals the United States has ever known. It was June 1972 a five man crew of Cuban descent were apprehended by the Metropolitan Police Department of Washington, DC, in the offices of the Democratic National Committee. The report…

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  • How Did Richard Nixon Impact The World

    Richard Nixon, the 37th president of the United States, was a lifelong politician in Washington, having served in the House, Senate, and as Vice President before being elected to the highest position in the United States Government. As a Republican during a divided time in our nation, Nixon took numerous stands that he thought were best for the country even when they conflicted with his conservative views and the views of his strongest supporters. His time as President saw a continuation of the…

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