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    1861-1865. It was a turning point for this still young nation. One of the many units that fought for the North was the 54th Massachusetts, a unit of all free black men. The men in this unit were all free when they volunteered to join and fight. Though promised differently, the men of the 54th Massachusetts did not receive the same pay as a white soldier of the same rank. Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and his men were one of the main units in the assault on Fort Wagner in South Carolina. The 54th Massachusetts was the first black unit for the US Army and paved the way for so many after, and also dissolved many stereotypes. President Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1963, at that…

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    But they both survive the storyline between these movies is that they both have some great music tracks & Some same humor . Also John Dunbar and Colonel Robert gould shaw have to deal with tough decisions in their journeys and taking on a lot of responsibility from a higher rank above them. Between the native’s and the blacks they deal with other races and become part of a family and community to were they back each other up on sticky situations and help fight one another with respect. The…

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    During the American Civil War, over 179, 000 black soldiers served in the Union Army. Edward Zwick's 1989 film Glory explores one of the Civil War's first all-black volunteer regiment through the narration of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw (Matthew Broderick). After serving at the Battle of Antietam, Colonel Shaw is offered the command of the first all-African-American regiment. During his leadership, Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, are confronted with discrimination from both…

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    allowed for African-Americans to serve in the United States military for the first time. Action for the airmen became a reality when “early in February 1863, the abolitionist Governor John A. Andrew of Massachusetts issued the Civil War’s first call for black soldiers” (“The 54th Massachusetts Infantry”). Although the soldiers were named the 54th Massachusetts Infantry, many of the men did not come from Massachusetts. They came from places such as New York, Indiana, Ohio, and others came from…

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    notion was eventually put to song by Private Miles O'Reilly, under the pseudonym Charles Graham Halpine, in his poem named “Sambo’s Right to Be Kilt”, which states “the right to be kilt we’ll divide with him [African Americans], and give him the largest half!” Such widespread prejudice provided the men of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment with a proverbial uphill battle that they would have to work immensely hard to overcome. The first step to winning this battle was proving that as African…

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    Bewitched: Sisters at Heart Once upon a time there was a typical American girl, who happened to bump into a typical American boy. She kept bumping into him until one day they decide they had better sit down and talk this over before one of them had an accident. They became good friends and found they had a lot in common. The boy found the girl hard to resist so, he did what any red-blooded American boy would do. He asked her to marry him. They had a typical wedding, they went on a typical…

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    Finding Nemo is a movie that begins with a family of fish. The mother and almost all of her eggs are attacked. The mother is killed along with all of the eggs, except one. The final egg left is named Nemo, and is raised solely by his father, Marlin. In the attack, Nemo was injured and now has one fin that is smaller than the other. He does not let his fin define him and calls it his “lucky” fin. After seeing his family killed, Marlin is very over protective of Nemo and is very nervous to let him…

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    Throughout the play of Macbeth written by William Shakespeare, things always have a twist to them. Deception, which is defined as “the act of tricking someone by telling them something that is not true”, can be seen in the play through the main characters of deception, which are Macbeth, Lady Macbeth and the witches. Women characters are portrayed as manipulative and deceiving characters throughout the play. In the very first scene, it begins with the witches saying “Fair is foul, and foul is…

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    CHAPTER FOUR The Skeleton in Silk Pajamas It’s odd how people’s truths can be tainted, their lies can become facts, and their reality can be anything that fits into one’s rendering of whatever that is. My dad gave me that little nugget of good sense long ago. And after I read an article in The Cloak-and-Dagger Town Crier, I finally grasped the value of his wisdom. I read it again to Twist: A distant relative of the fabled Captain MacBride discovered a secret room yesterday afternoon in a…

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    “What kind of message?” “A letter from Mr. Wang-Woo. He asked me to meet him at the gas station in Bitter Springs. When I arrived, some guy got out of a car, blindfolded me and pushed me into the backseat. After what seemed like an eternity, we came to a stop. The man removed my blindfold and bolted inside a house, leaving me alone on the lanai. Roughly ten minutes later Mr. Wang-Woo came out and said he’d bought Wayward Winds Estate.” “What?” Dad said. “Why?” “Because he’d discovered that…

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