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    The question of whether or not Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti received a fair trial is still in dispute today. Many people during the time of the case believed that the men were “executed on murder based on doubtful ballistic evidence” because of the hostility towards immigrants due to the Red Scare and World War 1 (“Perfect Suspects, Unfair Trials”). The evidence provided during the trial showed that the men were found guilty due to the fact that they were in anarchist groups and were active members of multiple militant groups. Sacco and Vanzetti were victims of intense xenophobia because of being Italian immigrants. This gave the courts the ability to declare a verdict on their ethnicity; therefore, we now have laws to protect the defendant from an unfair trial. The background of the crime scene and case was revealed in front of the court system stating that “On April 15, 1920, a paymaster[Frederick Parmenter] and a payroll guard[Alessandro Berardelli] carrying a factory payroll of $15,776 were shot to death during a robbery in Braintree, Massachusetts, near Boston. About three weeks later, Sacco and Vanzetti were charged with the crime” (“Digital History”). This caused major problems because when placed in front of the courts, ”Many believed that they were singled out because they were Italian immigrants and had dedicated their lives to fighting for the emancipation of the working class” which was common because many Italians were escaping homeland, and moving to…

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    Robert M. Grant was an early church historian and professor at the University of Chicago Divinity School, he was an also an Episcopalian minister. Grant tells the reader in his preface that his work is not so much a history of the early church as it is a “venture into the reconstruction of early Christian practicality. ” According to the author, the book was written to contrast the mythical and romanticize vision of the early church which, too often is associated with accounts of the early…

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    Discussion Post 5 Robert E Lee and Ulysses S. Grant were both strong Generals, on opposing sides of the United States civil war. They both represented the values each respective side was fighting for. Although they had very opposing views on how the country should be ran, they put that aside to bring an end to the war on April 9th, 1865. Robert E. Lee the General fighting for the Confederacy, was trying to maintain a certain way of life, he thought was the only way to thrive. He believed in…

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    Federal Grant Types

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    A federal grant is monetary funding awarded by the United States Federal Government to a recipient for humanitarian purposes or for the good of the general population. Federal Grants have specific guidelines and failure to follow these mandated guidelines can lead to severe legal impact for the recipient. These grants are awarded to state and county governments or to not for profit organizations. Individuals and businesses do not qualify for federal grants directly. These grants are…

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    The buddy system is when you have a person who is a reputable figure in the community and is there in order to acquire grant money. This person would be your right hand in the formation of the program. The buddy system will allow more insight on how to achieve money for the program. Grant money will become the foundation for Power Paws. After, Power Paws should be in full business where we no longer need grants but small donations would gladly be appreciated. A small group of people will start…

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    1800s Parry Sound farmers. Unique amongst any other resident over a very large region around Parry Sound, Zachariah Watts was a black man, the first and during his lifetime, the only such man surviving his childhood as a Missouri slave. His story is worthy of an epic by itself. Zachariah 's farm was located on the shores of what is now called Oastler Lake. Free Grants Era The British needed lumber, in particular pine, for its navy ships and the Ottawa Valley was rapidly running out. The Parry…

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    the answer you provided for question #3, did these obstacles or opportunities cause you to make any significant changes to the original project proposal? For instance, were changes made to the project budget, timeline, partners, or expected results? If so, please describe below. The delayed start reduced the time period for conservation land monitoring which is one the main reason a portion of the grant money was not spent. Our intern was also very generous with his time and was more…

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    discrimination for many African Americans in the south. The novel two main characters are Grant a well-educated black man who is a teacher and Jefferson a young black man who is accused of a heinous crime and is on death row. The Novel also has other main characters who play important roles in the story such as Tante Lou - Grant’s aunt and Miss Emma Jefferson’s godmother. The reader can witness that that Grant and Jefferson both undergo significant transformations through the novel.…

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    live on campus and to move off campus, which usually happens to be less expensive. Nevertheless, it is difficult to know if the option is rather more popular among students who receive Pell grants, which is a subsidy that the US federal government provides to its…

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    In Jurassic Park, the theme of chance is present in the form of the protagonist, Ian Malcolm and in I am legend the theme of chance is present in Robert Neville’s character and the chances for survival are against him in the dystopian city. In Jurassic Park, Ian Malcolm uses the infamous quote ‘Life finds a way’, to prove that no matter how advanced science is, or how knowledgeable a single person may be about the way that the world works, the world or ‘nature’ is mathematically full of…

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