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    We study history so we don’t forget that. An example of this fight for freedom is exemplified by the case of John Peter Zenger. His contribution was that the press became free to print truthful allegations to those in power. John Zenger’s decision to fight for his right to print accusations of those in power at his own risk have had a significant impact on what the United States is today. John Zenger was born in Germany during 1697 and moved to New York in 1710. He eventually began printing for The New York Weekly Journal in Manhattan. In 1733, Zenger printed scathing articles about the current royal governor of New York, Governor William Cosby. The governor was unliked and corrupt. Accused of several thing, the biggest two were rigging elections and removing the Chief Justice of New York for deciding a case against him. First, Cosby is a royal governor, so he was appointed, not elected, that alone gave him the enmity of the people. However, the crimes he committed are about as anti democratic as it gets. At the time, a newspaper printing negative articles about a royal governor was a criminal offence, and Zenger was immediately thrown in jail to wait for a trial. Zenger, one of the few printers at the time, had no need to print these stories. He knew they were risky, and he did not even write them. He kept the authors names hidden at all times, throughout his jailing and throughout his trial. So, why print the stories? Well, he likely sold more newspapers at…

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    Zenger Trial The Trial of John Peter Zenger was a momentous event that not only impacted the colonies and questioned the act of seditious libeling but also brought about the new notion of freedom of speech in the press. His courage and daring determination to challenge someone in such a imperative place of power was an inspiring moment to the people of the colonies and overseas in Great Britain. John Peter Zenger was a German Born, American Printer and Journalist who started the New York…

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    Bill Cosby Satire

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    talented artist Bill Cosby is not just a comedian or actor but has a very sad story behind that smile he always wears. There is personal history in every one of his tales. Bill Cosby real name is William Henry. Bill Cosby was born on July 12, of the year 1937 in philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Bill now is 78 years old. He is an American stand-up comedian, actor , and an author. Cosby started to be a comedian in the 1960’s in a TV show called “I Spy”. He joined the U.S Navy during high school when…

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    The Cosby Show Analysis

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    Television Actor, William Henry “Bill” Cosby has become one of the most famous African-Americans to date. Cosby grew up in a neighborhood called Germantown located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During his earlier years life was rough, After Cosby’s father began excessive drinking, the family began to run into financial difficulties. Eventually, Cosby’s father enlisted in the military and as a result of this Cosby became the “man” of the house and had to work multiple jobs in order to assist his…

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    In the novel East of Eden by John Steinbeck, the author claims that someone can only deem other people good or evil based on their actions after they have died. People in society blindlessly judge those who are dead based on what they want to remember, not by what important actions were committed. John Steinbeck’s statement is not true, you can also look upon the deeds they committed during their lives and the way they affected the morals of people around them. Examples that could be reviewed…

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    The Cosby Show Analysis

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    The Cosby Show is a positive image of African American television show compared to other television shows representing negative image of racial discrimination an example, is The Jefferson’s. The viewer’s acknowledges that the show avoided racial issues and existence of stereotypical African American middle-class family on television. The Huxtable family show made it a reality that a person could be able to follow their American dream and that hard work does pay off. In the 1970 to the 1980s the…

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    excessive and dominant style (integrated into the narrative, also evident in the previous examples) functioned in order to attract a niche audience and compete with the increasingly successful cable channels. 6) Between the 1950s and 1960s the depiction of families on television transformed, as was evident in the comparison for The Cosby Show of the 1980s and Roseanne of the 1990s. Like other family other family sitcoms of the 1980s, The Cosby Show was a domestic sitcom centered on an…

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    As a child, my favorite thing to watch on TV was The Cosby Show. When the show was on, I was a Huxtable. And in reality, I was still pretty damn close to being a Huxtable. I was the youngest child of a black, upper middle-class family that resided in New York. My parents both had post-graduate degrees – in fact my father, like Heathcliff Huxtable, was a good-humored physician. Just like the Huxtables, we were a nuclear family of seven: two cis-gendered married parents with five spirited children…

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    Neo-Marxist Analysis: An in-depth look into The Cosby Show The Cosby Show was a show for all families to watch; it was a show in which captivated the homes of many families. According to The New York Times, “What’s more, it revived the sitcom on new terms. ‘The Cosby Show’ is often more credited for breaking new ground in the media visibility of African-Americans, laying track for later shows…” (Flanagin. Jake, “Why ‘The Cosby Show’ Still Matters” 2014, P. 1). Also according to the website,…

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    Unforgiven Movie Analysis

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    The dynamics within a group can change depending on who has the most power. In the film Unforgiven, certain characters take up a leadership role in their specific group. Set in the town of Big Whiskey, a pair of cowboys starts trouble when they cut up a prostitute named Delilah. Since they were not given a fair punishment for their crime, the group of prostitutes, led by Alice, decides to take revenge into their own hands. A reformed killer, Will Munny, decides to go after he cowboys with his…

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