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  • Crofts Vs Governor Of Texas Case Study

    Citation: Croft vs. Governor of Texas, 562 F.3d 735 (5th Cir. 2009). Parties: David W. and Shannon K. Croft: Parents of minor Children - Plaintiffs / Appellants Governor of the State of Texas, Rick Perry - Defendant / Appellee Facts: In 2006, David and Shannon Croft, parents and friends of three minor children, filed a suit alleging the Texas Pledge and Minute of Silence Statute was unconstitutional. Each morning, Texas public school students are mandated to pledge allegiance to the United States and Texas state flag and observe a minute of silence. The Crofts sued Governor Rick Perry on behalf of their children who attended the Carrolton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. The Crofts argue the 2003 amended statute…

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  • The Future Of The YA Series Percy Jackson, By Rick Riordan

    people plunged themselves into pitching crazy ideas, deriving extensive plans, and putting in all their effort to bring those sparks of creativity to life. I have always surrounded myself with creative works – whether expressed through drawings, writings, music, or games – and now here is a word that allows me to not only transform those ideas into reality but also share it with other people. It is this channel that brings people together to collaborate and brainstorm, offering solutions to…

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  • Hip Hop Fest Concert Report

    The Super Fresh Hip Hop Fest was the event that I attended with the Philosophy 444 class. The event took place at the Lakefront Arena, where we were surrounded by people from the seventies and eighties. At this concert, we had the pleasure of listening to famous and local artists as well as DJs, who played popular hits. The performers were Doug E. Fresh, Too Short, Slick Rick, DJ Kool, Dana Dane, Roxanne Shante, UNLV, Gregory D and Partners N Crime. As we were watching the performers, I…

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  • Symbols In The Lightning Thief By Rick Riordan

    In the fictional novel for young adults, The Lightning Thief, by Rick Riordan, the main character, Percy Jackson, finds out that the life he has known is all a lie. He learns that he is the son of Poseidon, the god of the sea. He also finds out that Zeus, the god of the skies, has accused him of stealing his most precious weapon, a lightning bolt. Throughout the book, Percy goes on an exciting journey to find the true culprit of the crime he has been accused of, and stop a civil war between…

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  • Rick Riordan Research Paper

    Rick Riordan is an American author who has written over twenty novels for young readers. Some of Rick Riordan’s well known works are the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, The Heroes of Olympus, The Kane Chronicles, Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, and The Trials of Apollo. He has received various awards for his novels, including a two-time Mark Twain Award, and the Children's Choice Books Awards for Author of the Year in 2011. He is also a #1 New York Times best selling author. I chose…

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  • Science Fiction In Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep

    rewritten but are there other reasons as well? Authors of this genre write science fiction novels for varying reasons, some might write science fiction for the enjoyment and pleasing of an audience with their imagination or others like Phillip K. Dick might do it to share and explain their philosophical ideas. "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" not only entertains its audience but, also, engages the reader to question their ideas and reasoning on what truly makes a person “alive.” In the…

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  • Blade Runner Deckard Character Analysis

    Blade runner is a science fiction film about the future, in this futuristic scenario there are robots called replicants, these are visually indistinguishable from humans, and are exclusively used for menial or dangerous work on off-world colonies. Replicants are banned from earth, if one of them managed his way to earth, blade runners will be sent to hunt them and then retire (kill) them. Deckard, who is a blade runner, has the mission to retire four replicants who have got to earth to find a…

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  • Truman Capote: Reasons Behind Writing In Cold Blood

    Their abusive families led both of them to what their adulthood would end up being, Capote just got lucky in how he ended up (Truman Capote, In Cold Blood (1966)). Both Capote and Perry Smith had “some of the most insecure childhoods I know of and there are psychological records of it” (Nance). These insecure childhoods had an influence on how Perry Smith made decisions along with Capote. “Perry Smith’s life had been no bed of roses, but pitiful, an ugly and lonely progress”(Capote 245). Both…

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  • The Clutter Family Murder Essay

    The Clutter family murders, which gained celebrity after the 1965 publishing of Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood,” were the brutal slayings of Herbert and Bonnie Clutter and two of their children, Nancy and Kenyon, by 27-year-old Richard Hickock and 30-year-old Perry Smith (Garden City). The two killers, Hickock and Smith, knew each other from their time spent in the Kansas State Penitentiary in Lansing, Kansas. It was during their first stay in prison where Hickock heard of Herbert Clutter from a…

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  • Stereotypes Of Tyler Perry Movies

    Emmitt Perry (also known as Tyler Perry) has been one of the major producers, directors and actors who have dominated this form of media, and the box office ever since his first movie debuted in 2006 (Baldwin 2012). Tyler Perry movies have become so popular because they are suppose to be incorporating African American culture, thinking and mentality as well as a message within them. Usually this message is something along the lines of faith, power, love or forgiveness. The movies are also…

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