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    Light also creates the emotions in James Ingo Freed’s United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C. It may not play as important of a role as in the Jewish Museum but still has some purpose of light and dark qualities to it. “The visitor’s passage through the building is a spatial and emotional journey through open light spaces into damp cramped dark spaces, over ramps and bridges, and through doorways that evoke the ‘selection’ of victims in the camp.” Freed’s idea is to create an emotional rollercoaster throughout the building similar to what a Jew would have gone through from before the war where they were normal, to the change of classification to vermin, and finally to freedom to reflect on the loss and how to cope with…

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    environment. For example, “Conflict in the workplace might be inevitable, as employees have different personalities, goals, and opinions. Learning how to handle conflict efficiently is the key… ,” (AMA). Compromising with an associate is vital in finding success in a professional environment. Another inspiring individual, Elie Wiesel, has showed through his teachings about the Holocaust that conflict can be bitter. He took his experiences and thought of it as a lesson to what can be…

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    Meaning, a person can never predict what might happen in their life, and to have memories that were once filled with happiness and luminescent colors, could change rapidly into the moments people hold onto, because they have nothing more than just their memory. Franklin Pierce, who was the fourteenth President of United States, once indicated, “ Nothing is more responsible for the good old days than a bad memory.” This quote goes to show that their is no rewind button to go back to the memories…

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    Monument Contradictions

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    this piece and the opinions that others have had about them. Savage begins the chapter of “Conscience of a Nation” by discussing the national mall and the rise of memorials being built. With such a large space and a wide platform to broadcast a national message, it would have been a wasted to do nothing with the space, He said “The mall designers had a vast space of national…

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    presentation is meant as a memorial for those that died on 9/11. Question 2: There were two story forms that utilized video presentation of interviews with family members, as well as written biographies of various family members to a chosen victim of the attacks. The overall goal of the video presentations was to show a direct interaction between the interviewer and the family member’s responses to various questions about the victim. The biographies mention various family members in a written…

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    9/11 Apocalyptic Films Essay

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    a connection to world of Warcraft. Because this is the game that is known for its power on people, some people make playing the game as an unhealthy habit. Ashley van Simper interviewed gamer Isaac Vaisverg on his experience with gaming being an unhealthy habit. Ashley says “In real life he`d become withdrawn and was failing school. But online he was a respected gamer with web friends around the world” (Simper, 2013). Isaac lost his connection with the real world, he neglected his phone and his…

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    Importance of Memorials (An Analysis of the Impact of Memorials) Throughout history we wouldn't really know what happened if it wasn't for records that people took. For instance, we wouldn't know what Native Americans did if it wasn't for their petroglyphs. We wouldn't be able to recall what happened during the civil war or even World War One if it wasn't for records from people who wrote about it. Another example would be the Egyptians because they created large sphinx to display a monument…

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    The Hands on History Trip will instill more about these wonderful historical sites, learning more about the event, and experiencing hands on activities by walking through the Holocaust Museum, having a once in a lifetime experience at the Korean War Veterans Memorial, and by visiting the Island of Alcatraz to better educate students. “The world is a book, and those who do not travel only read one page” (St. Augustine 1). The quote is saying by not going out and experiencing something, then most…

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    Investment In Monuments

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    Monuments create a history of the United States of America and agencies should consider how much will be invested in their creation and where they will be located. These memorials show memorable events of historic periods that occurred in the past. Factors like location and the investment would have a great affect when establishing a monument. Memorials are valuable and should be presented honorably. Investment in monuments would show how important the memorial would be because it…

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    events that contribute to how the United States is today. Though they take a lot of time and effort, it is worth the recognition they deserve. Agencies should consider in memorializing an event or person by creating a monument because they are used to honor great achievement or pay respect to a deep sacrifice. Monuments of people may be unnatural landmarks, but they honor the great achievements made in the U.S. Some problems that people may face when it comes to sculptures of a person is that…

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