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A Post-Modern Age
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... that the present is continuous with the past, that the present in some way repeats the forms, behavior, and events of the past. I would propose that traditional ways of life have been replaced with uncontrollable change and unmanageable alternatives, but that these changes and alternatives eventually create something that may result in the society that traditionalists actually seek after; the balance between Nature and Technology. Modernity itself is merely the sense that the present is a transitional point, not focused on a clear goal in the future but simply changing through forces outside our control. I will ...

Women Of The Civil War
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... and she was ordered to return to her home, but not before she had put on female apparel. Sarah Emma Evelyn Edmonds is another example. At the age of twenty, she enlisted in the volunteer infantry company as Frank Thompson. Her disguise was successful for nearly a year. She fought in the Battle of Blackburn's Ford, the First Battle of Bull Run, and the Peninsular campaign of May-July 1862. She undertook at least two intelligence missions behind Confederate lines “disguised” as a woman. She deserted in 1863. After leaving the army, she worked as a nurse for the United States Christian Commission. A short ...

Jean Claude Van Damme-Double Impact
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... Lewis, has raised Chad as his own kid. They own a gymin Los Angelos. Frank has been trying to locate the other brother for thepast twenty-five years and has finally found his whereabouts in Hong Kong,working for Raymond Zhang, played by Philip Chan Yan Kin, and NigelGriffith, played by Alan Scarfe. Frank and Chad go to Hong Kong and meethis brother. Interesting events take place when they arrive since Alex'sgirlfriend Danielle Wilde, played by Alonna Shaw, thinks that Chad is Alex.Alex arrives and head butts Chad. When Chad revives from being knockunconscious, Frank convinces the two brothers to help avenge t ...

Treatment Of Women In Trifles
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... powerless slot that has been made for them, manage to use their power in a way that gives them an edge. This power enables them to succeed in protecting Minnie, the accused. "Trifles" not only tells a story, it shows the demeaning view the men have for the women, the women’s reaction to man’s prejudice, and the women’s defiance of their powerless position. Throughout the play, Glaspell uses dialogue which allows us to see the demeaning view the men have for the women. Mr. Hale declares that "women are used to worrying about trifles" (958) trivializing the many tasks and details that women are responsible for. In ...

How Barbed Wire Was The Ruination Of The Cowboy Lifetyle
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... have in books, movies and songs. Thomas Glidden and his revulationary invention of barbed wire took something from America that can never be replaced, I imagine that most people consider this progress, the never ending evolution of The United States of America, but I can not help but wonder if America might just be a little better if there were a few of those good ol’ boys left. Many early americans expereminted with a lot of different materials. Hedgerows were gradually developed, and a few homesteaders even resorted to mud and ditch enclosures. timber was brought from neighboring states, but its cost was gener ...

Film Marketing In Australia
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... and where. Independent distributors are constantly confronted by tough competition from these major distributors and exhibitors who lean toward the American more lucrative product. The glamorous packaging and blockbuster build up is attractive to local audiences and many Australian films, despite receiving award nominations from the A.F.I., do not achieve the acclaim they deserve from their own local audiences. The cultural American domination is reflected in the high box office returns on American product in cinemas everywhere. Australian filmmakers think that marketing and selling of a picture is a dirty exerc ...

The Salem Witch Trials
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... on the bible. Although they were in good sense these laws had many loop holes. A heavy forest surrounded Salem. This caused the people of Salem to believe that the devil surrounded them. They believed that the devil was a living entity. When Abigail and her friends are caught dancing in the forest they are immediately accused of witchery Proctor at first believes that Abigail is lying to him about what was being done in the forest. Abigail denies any accusation of witchery, but Proctor believes that they were practicing witchery. “Now then, in the midst of such disruption, my own household is discovered to be ...

The Presidencies Of Jefferson And Madison
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... are usually characterized. Jefferson wrote to Samuel Miller a Presbyterian minister regarding Miller’s views on church and state. He made Miller aware of the practices of his predecessors and emphasized the fact that what they were doing was interpreting the constitution loosely, breaking what his party and the constitution stood for. Jefferson would not allow states to dictate religious policy to them because he felt that the constitution did not give him the authority to direct religious polices to his constituents. This article proves that the Jeffersonian Republicans were strict constructionist. The Embarg ...

The U.S. Entering World War II
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... the Americans' tradition of not working on Sunday's. As the bombs fell, so did all the chances of the United States not joining the Allies in the second world war that was raging in Europe and the western Pacific. Up to that point the U.S. had just been supporting the Allies but they weren't technically at war with the Axis powers. All throughout the first two years of the war, President Roosevelt focused on making life difficult for the Japanese. One way he did this was by creating various policies that would deter the Axis powers from being able to maintain the needs necessary to wage war on the Allies. O ...

The Indians Of The Pacific Northwest
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... was born sometime between 1786-1790 on Blake Island at the campsite of his ancestors. Blake Island lies south and a little east of Bainbridge Island and west and a little south of Seattle. Seattle was the son of Suquamish leader named Schweabe and a Duwamish woman named Scholitza. He became Chief of the Suquamish, Duwamish, and allied Salish speaking tribes by proving his leadership qualities in a war that pitted his and other saltwater tribes against those of the Green and White Rivers. (1) He was considered to be Duwamish since his mother was the daughter of a Duwamish chief and the line of descent passed matrilin ...

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