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    the teacher barked at young Fulton to pay attention. The boy’s mind was wandering again. “ Robert Fulton, who later became a phenomenal inventor, had a hard time in school as a young boy in the 1770’s. Young Fulton would come home to his mother and say “ My head's so full of notions that there, is no vacant chamber to store away the contents of dusty books “ Born in 1765 in Little Britain Township, Pennsylvania, Robert Fulton went on to become a talented artist and a skilled, and creative inventor before he died in 1815. In his early twenties he went to London to pursue a dream of portrait painting, and after several of his pieces were selected to be put in the Royal Academy of London, he became intrigued by the steam engine, which had been invented in 1698. He went on to work in the steamship and canal industry where he had many great achievements. Fulton’s innovations to the steamboat and his brilliant invention of the submarine would change America for the better. Robert Fulton’s…

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    Fulton was striving for the top and he us his charm that work both on men and women to helps him get sponsorship for his invention. Robert Fulton was an intelligent person who know to promote himself to interested other, which he meets with rich people like Joel and Ruth Barlow and Paris who supplied him with his invention. In 1802, he was introduced to Robert Livingston, who was on a mission to negotiate with Napoleon for America to sail the lower Mississippi territory, which was owned by…

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    Love,Life, And Liberty “A discussion on the theme of life in, Spoon River Anthology” There are many reasons and themes in spoon river. The 3 poems I picked had many life events that would go hand in hand in what happens in life of present day. My favorite 3 was Constance Hately, Kindsey Keene, and Benjamine Lantier. All of these poems were about important life events. Some were very good others were very poor. In all of these poems they prove what life is like and how beautiful but also go…

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    The Poem Minerva Jones

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    From the Spoon River Anthology, the poem "Minerva Jones" by Edgar Lee Masters, in the epitaph, the speaker introduced a woman named Minerva Jones who is a poetess. Assuming by the speaker, "Hooted at, jeered at by the Yahoos of the street" Minerva Jones is not quite admired by folks, she is mocked and insulted by others. It is indisputable that Minerva Jones had a rocky relationship with others. Throughout the text, the speaker not only discusses but mentions others involved in her tragic…

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    Shaker Culture Book Report

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    an early example shaker culture when Mr. Tanner gives young Robert the pig for help and apron with the calving. Mr. Haven and Robert are fixing the fence when Mr. Tanner brings the pig Roberts father states about accepting the pig “we thank you brother Tanner but it’s not the shaker way to take frills for being neighborly” (P 21). I think this shows that in the shaker culture they feel that is not right to accept a gift or payment for doing the right thing in any given situation are helping out…

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    in the leadership’s hands than members of the House making it acceptable for Senate to serve longer terms in order to cater to the large and diverse constituencies. Term limits are a necessary evil that we need to address now. They are evil not in a way that harms the democratic process, rather evil because it would require change and most often people are highly adverted to change. Ironic as it may be, in order to see a change in our government we first need to make a larger change that will…

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    Jenny is there for Forrest as long as she can be by letting him sit by her on the first bus ride to school to being by his side as he decides to join the army after high school graduation. During the movie, Jenny says a line after she hears that Forrest is joining the army, “Listen, you promise me something, OK? Just if you’re ever in trouble, don’t be brave. You just run, OK? Just run away” (Robert Zemeckis, Forrest Gump). That quote from the movie shows how much she cares about him just being…

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    The Matrix, on the other hand, is more than just a thought experiment. It is a narrative that is judged aesthetically, and as such its success requires that its creators produce something that will captivate and engage an audience. Carroll has asserted that, narratives, far from being complete, have gaps which need to be filled by the audience. That is, creators of narratives do not spell-out every detail of the narrative, instead, narratives rely on the elicitation of moral emotions from an…

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    Double Jeopardy Case Study

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    grand jury, jury, double jeopardy, and collateral estoppel, immunity from prosecution, eminent domain, takings, and lastly territorial jurisdiction. Nevertheless, this investigation will cover the basic and many varied interpretations of double jeopardy and how they applied to the local case of Robert Nicholas Angleton. Double jeopardy is within the United States Constitutions Fifth Amendment, “The State with all its…

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    Entry 1: ISIS beheading The event reported in the BBC article (BBC. 2015) identify how terrorist groups performing violent acts claim to be acting in the name of their religion. However, it can be seen that the driving forces of their behaviours are more consistent with political goals and personal advancement. Hill & Kinney, (2007) argue that secular political goals combined with the strategic advantage afforded by terrorist methods contribute largely to the acts of terrorist groups. This…

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