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  • Essay On Lake City

    This school holds a total of 849 students, the grades for this high school are grades: 9-12. Lake City has a private high school, Carolina Academy, this school holds a total of 182 students. The grade levels for the private school are grades: pk-12. The public elementary/middle schools in Lake City are Main Street Elementary, which has 375 students; J. Paul Truluck intermediate, which is for grades: 6 and Ronald E. Mcnair junior high, which is for grades: 7-8. Ronald E. McNair junior high, once known as Carver Middle School, was named after native Dr. Ronald E. McNair. Dr. McNair was one of the seven astronauts who went up on the spaceship “Challenger” in 1984. Unfortunately, shortly into the flight, one minute and 13 seconds after take-off, the Challenger disappeared amid flames and dense smoke (The University of Texas at Arlington,…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Conservatism

    abortion would bring in Catholic Democrats to the party. In part, this is a classic example of the conservative disposition reacting against novel cultural shifts and movements, and partly a sly political ploy for more votes and power. The party’s shift on abortion swapped its mainline protest supporters who had moderately progressive views on women’s rights, for conservative Catholics and Evangelicals. At the time, about two-thirds of Catholics were Democrats and more than half of all…

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  • Bully Pulpit Essay

    This, of course, is Ronald Reagan’s stance on drugs. He started the war on drugs, which is still rearing today, but more importantly, Reagan promoted a very specific phrase that everyone was told as a child: “Just say no.” He used his stage of the white house to promote a national attitude of anti-drugs. He started drug awareness and education organizations like D.A.R.E., which became a staple in most elementary schools in the country. He encouraged everyone to take a strong stance against drugs…

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  • Remarks At The Brandenburg Gate Speech Analysis

    Freedom for All On June 12th, 1987 United States President Ronald Reagan gave his famous “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate” speech at the Brandenburg Gate in West Berlin. At this time, the United States and the USSR were embroiled in a global power struggle, which resulted in a great deal of tension between democratic and communist countries. Many people at the time sought reunification of West Berlin and East Berlin, and an end to the Cold War. In “Remarks at the Brandenburg Gate,” former…

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  • Characteristics Of Mikhail Gorbachev

    abominable soviet economy, prosper, after many years of low growth and low production. All the way until his reign of power was up Mikhail Gorbachev was continuously pushing for rapid technology upgrades, modernization, and a major increase in the societies work production in means to produce more to help the society strive. He also strived for more efficient and responsive actions in foreign affairs.(Anna Sproule) Since the beginning of Mikhail Gorbachev 's reign, he was always trying to make…

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  • Endless War Analysis

    Torreon (Torreon, CRS 01/27/15, summary section). Regardless of whether the conflict is stand alone or part of a prolonged engagement and/or war period, a majority of these conflicts where American troops are involved do not have an associated authorization use of military force associated with them. To highlight this fact Mr. Timothy McGrath states that the United States is currently involved in 134 different operations in his 8 December 2014 article on US Foreign policy (McGrath, Global Post…

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  • Persuasive Essay: The Legalization Of Marijuana

    Just say no,” was a popular slogan when I was growing up. Throughout the 1980’s President Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy created a powerful anti-drug campaign that used images like an egg representing a brain, and an egg frying for a brain on drugs. As a kid I couldn’t watch Saturday morning cartoons without being bombarded with anti-drug advertisements. Today kids get a different kind of message, not all drugs are bad regardless of the law. They are getting this message through the…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of President Richard Nixon's First Inaugural Speech

    While reading President Richard Nixon’s first inaugural speech, I could visualize all men working together towards a common goal of peace. Nixon voiced his desire for the American people just as the presidents did before him, we want peace and equality for all mankind; black and whites working together, to create a habitat of freedom throughout the world, peace at home and equality for all men black and white alike, working together dominating none. At the age of nine years old we moved from…

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  • The War On Drugs Analysis

    of legislation and law enforcement. In 1971, president Nixon coined the term ‘The War on Drugs’ emphasizing that “America’s public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse” (Woolley, Peters, n.d.). Two years later, President Nixon created the Drug Enforcement Administration to combat the growing drug problem, giving it the power to work in nearly every authority in the United States. Furthermore, in 1973, per the Drug Policy Alliance (n.d.), governor Nelson Rockefeller of New York,…

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  • Ronald Wilson Reagan's Influence On Food And Family

    AND FAMILY Ronald Wilson Reagan was born on February 6, 1911 in Tampico, Illinois. He was the son of Jack and Nelle Reagan and the younger brother of Neil Reagan. During Ronald’s childhood, his father drank often, and their income soon became unsteady. On the other hand, Jack was adamantly against racism and religious intolerance. He was also a supporter of the Democratic party. Meanwhile, Nelle attempted to involve both of her sons in her church’s activities such as religious plays and…

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