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    When a couple becomes parents for the first time, there are many issues that might need to be negotiated, for example, how the couple decides they want to raise their children. Society as a whole is made up of many different family dynamics so it is important that a mother and father have the same ideas about how they are going to raise their own children. A couple may need to determine how many children they are going to have, what their names are going to be, if they are going to send them to…

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    I carried out a 25min-long interview with one of my classmates whose name is E.R. (from a different class) and her husband P.R. They both are Polish immigrants and currently living in a suburb of Chicago where dominantly Polish immigrants live. I visited them at their home to interview on the weekend. Before the interview, my classmate introduced her husband to me and had a chance to chat with them in advance. This was a warming process, which especially helped PR get to relax. Since he had not…

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    Eerie Dragoness was not born to be a Saint she was too self-serving. She was born to a poor peasant family around 217A.D. In her early life her parents noticed she was different. Eerie was intelligent beyond her time, and preferred to spend time alone. Eerie’s family found her and the experiments she did to be rather peculiar. To Eerie they were not peculiar, but were experiments to enhance their lives. Unsupervised during her youth, Eerie spent her time in the neighboring village. They had a…

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    The Peasants Revolt 1381

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    The revolt of 1381 was the first example of national disturbance in which all participants coalesced around the same issues with the governing power at the time. The revolt sought radical social reform and legal modifications and was spurred by the common people thus in the 19th Century named the “Peasants Revolt” due to chroniclers account of the radicals as rustici. However there was an inclusive element to the event and social range from labourers to village elite to even gentry was witnessed…

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    King Richard II’s Underserved Loyalty by the Commoners Wat Tyler’s Rebellion was written after 1381 by an anonymous author to persuade the readers that King Richard II did not deserve the loyalty and devotion put forth by the commons. The author provides the reader with a chronicle of the peasant’s revolt in which he presents the commons’ reasons for revolting and how the King reacts to each interaction with the commons. The peasants are portrayed as justified in their actions, while the King…

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    of a major revolution equal in significance to the industrial revolutions of the past. Author Daniel Pink describes this as a monumental shift from the information age to the conceptual age in his book entitled A Whole New Mind (2006). Journalist Thomas Friedman described a similar shift in his book entitled The World is Flat (2005). Dr. Jay Walker is among those that argue that we can not know anything about this new age we’re entering into because it is unlike any other revolution we have…

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    You slowly trample into a classroom, and you are tired, too tired to be there, too tired to look there, too tired to listen there and too tired to work there. You get cold, and then your eyelids drop, shut together, all done, checked out and hit the hay. You get your name called, you wake up and then your life's over, detention time for you, there goes that hot date you had with the boy of your dreams tonight. You ask the teacher why she says because you fell asleep. You think, “why exactly did…

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    Even though I had a great summer this year, my favorite time was when I went to the beach with my family. My day at the beach with my family was a great time to just kick back, relax, and have fun. We did things, such as set up the beach supplies, Swam in the water, walked on the boardwalk, and many more. For example, we played football, we played volleyball, soccer, and whiffle ball. Overall, my day at the beach was extraordinary and I can't wait to do it again. There are many types of…

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    Imagine that it’s finally the day when you get to hang out with your sister at the mall! So far, you guys are having a good time but during the trip, you notice that most of the time she's upset and moody. You question her what's wrong but she just ignores you and asks for your phone and notices how she keeps going on the internet. You then notice how her behavior has changed and she isn't in a close relationship with your family nor her friends. I think teens should be limited online because…

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    Wedding Effect On Me

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    Brandon’s Wedding’s Effect On Me During the span of 5 days, I realized how I want to live my life. I started my trip September 10th to go to my cousin Brandon’s wedding. The wedding was in Wisconsin and it was a very chilly couple of days, especially the day before and day of the wedding. Only a select few members of the family weren’t attending. During this trip, I realized how important family and God is to our lives. On September 10th, I arrived in Wisconsin at about 11 a.m. My mom and I…

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