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  • Essay On Voyager 1

    space probes, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, were launched in the late 1970s to collect data about our solar system. Voyager 2 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center on August 20, 1977. Voyager 1 was also launched from the Kennedy Space Center 15 days after Voyager 2 on September 5, 1977. The reason for the seemingly backwards numbering is that they weren’t labeled based on launch date but rather by which probe would first make it to the location of its primary mission. Voyager 1 had a primary…

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  • Shakespeare And The Problem Of Meaning By Norman Rabkin Summary

    For my book review I read the book Shakespeare And The Problem Of Meaning written by Norman Rabkin. This book was published in 1981 by the University of Chicago Press. In this book Rabkin looks at several Shakespeare plays including The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, and The Tempest as well as many others. Rabkin uses these to support his argument that the plays do mean something more than can be conveyed by description alone. He shows that there are many complex paradoxical elements present in…

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  • The Role Of Falstaff In King Henry IV

    Falstaff Throughout the world, there have been many renowned writers that left their mark in literature such as, Christopher Marlowe and Robert Greene, but none more revered than Shakespeare. In his lifetime, Shakespeare composed many great plays with distinctive characters; however, one of the most noted characters of all is Falstaff in the The First Part of King Henry the Fourth (Henry IV). The essential reason Falstaff is timeless and able to continuously resonate with people is because of…

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  • The Theme Of Tragic Love In The Canterbury Tales By Geoffrey Chaucer

    Tragic love stories have fascinated humans since ancient times. They conquered the hearts of many and opened the ways for more love stories. Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 1343 – to October 1400) is one of the most famous English authors of the middle ages. Chaucer is considered the father of English literature and thrilled the mass with his literary works. His most famous works include the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde. Yet, again a tragic love story that is still widely popular in the 21st…

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  • The Human Race: The Space Race

    The space race was a competition between the Soviet Union and the United States of America to see who could go to the moon first. The need for space exploration came out of the cold war between the Soviet Union and The United States of America. The cold war started after world war two around the late 1950’s, it was mainly about the capitalist world against the communist world of Russia (The Space Race). The space race brought great technological advances in the world between the Soviet Union…

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  • How Did The First Space Race Impact America

    From Asia to the United States the Space Race had a lot of impact on everybody. There was the militarization of space to fight for the dominance of space between the Soviet Union and America. To the empowerment of minorities and women who aided the Space Race. There was also impacting social and economic aspects of the Space Race that impacted the American people. From the early presidency of President Truman to Presidents Nixon/Ford, the Space Race had an enormous impact on everybody. While…

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  • How Did Jfk Use Sputnik

    1957 when the USSR launched Sputnik 1 on October 4. To the American people it meant that now they could drop nuclear warheads on anyone at any given time. Maybe the most important part of the launch of Sputnik was that it showed the United States how behind they were. After this, Sputnik 2 is launched containing a dog in it to see if a living organism can survive in space. Two months later the United States finally makes it a competition. They send Explorer 1, a satellite into orbit on…

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  • The Karate Kid Analysis

    The Unforeseen Journey of a Karate Master Joseph Campbell, an american mythologist, discovered the many common patterns that ran through the hero’s myths and stories around the world. The many years that Joseph Campbell had researched this topic, he noticed that most and almost every hero's story contained a common pattern , even in diverse cultures. A story that showed this pattern was the movie The Karate Kid. The movie The Karate Kid cataloged the journey of Shao Dre who is learning the…

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  • The Civil Rights Movement: The Space Race

    The 1950s and 1960s were times of social, federal, and scientific change for the United States. The Civil Rights movement gained a ground it never had before. Citizens discovered voice and took advantage of this newfound freedom to the streets through peaceful protest. Despite this domestic struggle for justice, the United States faced a foreign enemy: the Soviet Union. The Cold War was brewing throughout the decade, but America found comfort in their superior mentality. That is, until the…

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  • Sputnik Alteration In History

    the Civilian agency National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) to National Aeronautics and Space administration called the NASA. President Eisenhower signed the space act NASA into law on July 1958 (Dunbair). NASA opened for business on Oct 1, 1958. The Act clearly split civilian from military Space technology,…

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