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  • Harvey Milk: A Story Of Homosexuality

    People were very afraid and harsh about homosexuality. Because of this Harvey Milk had a very rough childhood, and he had to hide his sexuality for a big part of his life. But in 1977 Harvey Milk was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Which made him the first openly gay political figure in US history. The story of Harvey Milk teaches us that you can persevere and make a difference when you are facing persecution. (Aretha) Harvey Milk’s parents were Morris Milch and Minerva Karns. Sadly his dad died when he was seven, and he was raised by his mom. Other than that Harvey had a very normal childhood. He was a very well liked kid in school. He was a linebacker…

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  • Harvey Milk Research Paper

    Harvey Milk was a visionary and fearless gay rights’ activist and a Supervisor in San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Although his leadership was short-lived as a fellow supervisor and long-time opponent, Dan White, assassinated him his legacy remains as the prominent Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT). At that time, the community was entirely homophobic and standing staunchly to the fight against discrimination of the gay community. Harvey Milk was born on May 1930 in Woodmere, New…

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  • Relocation Of Japanese Americans Essay

    On the 7th of December in 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The following year, in the middle of February, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 that allowed for the relocation of all those living in coastal Washington, Oregon, and California with Japanese ancestry. Those living on the West coast were relocated to desolate places far away from the Pacific Ocean and placed in camps with other Japanese Americans. There were a few reasons for the relocation of Japanese…

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  • My Love For Basketball Research Paper

    After the game against South San Francisco we had a record of 6 to 2 while South San Francisco had a record of 8 to 0. In the 8th grade year there are championships and our team was able to make it to the final round where we faced the one and only South San Francisco again, but this time it was for the championship. I remember that game at Parkside Middle School at 6:30. This game was the most important game of the whole season. Before the game Chris came up to me a said, “We beat you twice…

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  • Giant Sequoia Essay

    BOTANICAL GARDENS Photograph 1: Giant Sequoia, Sequoiadendron giganteum, (Lindl.) J.Buchh. (sequoiadendron giganteum, 2017) The giant Sequoia is the world’s largest tree it is native to California, when the tree is mature its bark is a red/ brownish colour. The physical characteristics of the giant Sequoia include, its ability to resist forest fires due to its extraordinarily thick bark which can grow to 6 meters wide, fire is a huge reason young giant Sequoia trees die. The bark of the tree…

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  • Rhetorical Analysis Of Harvey Milk's The Trial And Death Of Socrates

    In all circumstances, there is an audience - be it a packed auditorium, with people pushing to sit close to the front of the room, spell bound by every word escaping the speakers lips, or a quiet setting, where the only audience is the individual, speaking to himself. Regardless of the size or location, words are impactful to whomever they’re delivered. Admired are the individuals who realize a moment to persuade and seize it readily. Harvey Milk is one such individual. Milk’s role as a…

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  • What Were The Positive Effects Of The Gold Rush Of 1849

    Having the sensation of feeling rich and being the first ones to mine gold must have been amazing. During 1849, people in California began mining gold and unlike today where small amounts were found, these people were finding huge amounts of gold. This is what eventually led to the gold rush of 1849 when the largest mass of people in history began to move into California to get some gold for themselves. Many ended up leaving everything they had to go on a journey to California to get richer.…

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  • California Gold Rush Research Paper

    The California gold rush of the 1840’s and 50’s was no exception. It all started in 1848 when a newspaper based in San Francisco called “The Californian” first broke the news of gold in the area. “GLORIOUS SUCCESS! AT THE BEE HIVE!! UNPARALLELED IN CALIFORNIA!!!” Once the news broke, people moved to California by the thousands and interest by the states grew larger and larger by the day. Furthermore, America saw that a great deal of people were already coming to California from other parts of…

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  • How Did The California Gold Rush

    Hidalgo was signed. This ended the Mexican-American War leaving California in the hands of the United States. At that time the population of the territory consisted of 6,500 people of Spanish or Mexican decent; 700 foreigners (primarily Americans); and 150,000 Native Americans. (William Kelly Gold Rush Document 1849 paragraph 2). The value of gold brought people from all over the world to the area. Gold was so attractive because it is one of the most useful minerals. It can easily be used…

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  • Essay On Mexican Mission System

    Jesuits were of the Spanish clergy. The mission that the Franciscans and Jesuits was to publicize and be the widespread religion that they would be controlled over. "Missionaries found it necessary to congregate seminomadic Indians into villages in order to Christianize and civilize them"( Weber 17). In many areas of the Southwest, Indians were ordained to live in these particular missionized areas where they were deliberately forced to work for hours on end in fields and workshops. The…

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