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Geronimo: Renegade of Justice - Geronimo was no doubt a brave warrior, whether he was a hero or a villain depends on who you ask. To the Mexicans and southwestern Americans, he was a murderer. One San Antonio reporter even said, “[He was] five foot eight inches in height and 9,000 feet in meanness.” (Stout 107). To the rest of the country he was a celebrity and to his people, he was a brave and noble leader. Whatever way viewed, his name and actions have left an eternal mark on America’s soil. His legend does not have an exact starting point, though scholars know he was born sometime in the late 1820’s....   [tags: Native American legends]
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Cunning, Intelligent, and Ruthless Warrior, Geronimo - Geronimo Geronimo acquired a reputation in the American history, as a renegade fighting and clinging for his freedom even though many of his tribes gave up. His story was known by all Native Americans, as he stuck fear on the white settlers living in their territories through bloody raids. The American troops respected him for his courage and ferocity in battle that they shouted and chanted his name as a battle cry to motivate their troops (Geronimo Westward). Geronimo is one of the most famous warrior in the U.S....   [tags: indian, tribe, apahes] 1023 words
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Geronimo - Geronimo Geronimo's grandfather, Maco, had been the chief of the Nedni Apaches. He had been of great size and strength. When Maco had been chief his principle wars had been against the Mexicans. They were seldom at great length of peace with the Mexicans. When Maco's son (Geronimo's Dad) became a warrior, Maco died. Geronimo's father could not become the chief of the Nedni's, because he married a woman from the Bedonkohe Apaches. The two had 8 children- four boys and four girls, including Geronimo....   [tags: essays papers] 1435 words
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Geronimo - Geronimo There is so much about Geronimo that is appealing as a story. Geronimo the Man was a brilliant personal leader; strong and proud, and immensely spiritual--a hero in the real sense. As Geronimo's exploits became daily fare in the newspapers, the American government's Indian policy became the popular subject of political debate in that time period that extended even to the President. Raids, counterraids, traps and ambushes, Geronimo proved himself a master tactician and more....   [tags: Papers] 1555 words
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GERONIMO - More than 5,000 troops were under General Miles' command at that time, including elements of the 4th, 6th and 10th Cavalry. He gave the principal pursuit mission to the 4th because it was headquartered at Fort Huachuca, the base of operations for the campaign. The Army had permission to go to Mexico in pursuit. Captain Henry Lawton, commanding officer of "B" Troop, 4th Cavalry, was an experienced soldier who knew the ways of the Apaches. His tactics were to wear them down by constant pursuit....   [tags: essays research papers] 3216 words
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Technology and Power - Technology and Power Effective communication can both create empires and destroy them. For the former, communication is a necessity in connecting the parts of an empire, so to keep the whole sizable. An empire must keep in contact with its armies, outposts, and inner areas so to maintain order to be able to adjust its defenses in response to an enemy attack. It must also, when still growing, be able to conquer new lands and people. For the latter, unless its defenses are in communication with back up forces and resources, the only victorious defense is one that results from a battle of attrition....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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Apache Indians - Apache Prisoners of War The Chiricahuas, who were once one of the most feared Native American tribes of the southwest, became prisoners of war by the United States for a period of twenty seven years. This period of time was the longest captivity a Native American tribe had ever been imprisoned. The Chiricahuas imprisonment began in 1886, when the United States Army transported four hundred Native Americans from San Carlos and Fort Apache reservations to army posts in Florida (Davis). By 1887, the bulk of the Chiricahuas had been transported to the Mount Vernon barracks in Alabama, and the rest of the dislocated band of Chiricahuas, including the now famous Geronimo were reunited by 1888 (Da...   [tags: Native American Indians] 1423 words
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The Apaches - Due to the educating of the Apaches and their persistence behavior, they flourished in the Great Plains region of the US. The American Indian Tribe first got their name "Apache" from the Yuma Indians. The word Apache means "fighting men". They were hunters, farmers and seed gatherers. The Apache were known for their love of Warfare and raiding, today we would call them thieves. When the Spaniards first came to the Americas they were constantly being under attack by the Apache....   [tags: essays research papers] 1090 words
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Anatomical Discoveries During the Renaissance Period - More medical discoveries and advances are occurring every day. Medical treatments and understanding of the human anatomy have come a long way. Though if it weren’t for certain Anatomists, we may have not have had the right comprehension of the human body which could have led to errors in surgery and more deaths while treating patients. The Renaissance period was a time where Anatomists searched for clearer understanding of the human body. During the Renaissance period, Anatomists questioning and experimentation led to great discoveries of the human body....   [tags: history of the medical sciences]
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Injustices in the American Justice System - ... The answer should be yes, they are all offered equal protection and opportunities, but can they all afford it. In and out of the system, people are treated differently, and this is a problem. A Judge caught parking illegally should be given a parking ticket. The judge should then have to pay for it. An example of this would be a Pennsylvania Judge was caught dismissing her own parking tickets. She was arraigned and set on bond for twenty five thousand dollars. The case was later resolved and the judge was simply suspended for sixteen months....   [tags: racism and prejudice]
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Dilemmas of American Indian Studies - As the subjugation of the American Indian population began, the driving need to collect information emerged as did the quandaries that people who study this field struggle with today. To understand why problems transpire in this field of study, it is imperative that scholars know why should this field be studied. This reason is as simple or as complex as anyone wishes to make it. The program is to “present information and interpretations that otherwise would be overlooked.” The challenge that emerges from this rather simplistic meaning spans time and the globe in its debates and encompasses scholars of Native American and non- Indian ancestry....   [tags: U.S. History ]
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Mama Charlotte Hill O'Neal - When I first saw "Mama" Charlotte hill O'Neal I could tell this is going to be very interesting assignment, I just did not know how interesting and or inspiring. Being the wife of a former black panther, Peter O'Neal, she dealt with challenges that were not her own. She inherited Peter challenges and political dilemmas. However, her love for Peter, allowed her to look past these challenges and dilemmas. The love between Peter and Charlotte did not exist only between them, but it also spread throughout the communities in which they resided....   [tags: Biography, Analysis] 2003 words
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Hernan Cortes - Reasons for Success - Hernan Cortes - Reasons for Success Why was Cortes with 508 soldiers able to conquer the Aztec Empire with millions of people. Cortes was able to conquer the Aztecs for several very different reasons. In combination these reasons allowed him to have the upper hand in the conquest of Mexico. Arguably these reasons can be sorted into six different categories. The various causes for Cortes' success will be assessed in a climax pattern. To begin with the Aztecs had a harsh tribute system that was not popular among the people of Mexico....   [tags: American America History] 1842 words
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The Three Systems to Faults Present in the Nevado del Ruiz Volcano Region - In the NRV region, three systems to faults are present, one of longitudinal direction N-S to NNE that correspond exactly with the Andean belt.(......) The other two systems are transverse and have direction NW and E-W. (….....)The faults of Palestina and San Geronimo belong to the first system, which has an evident geomorphologic manifestation with slope breakages and deflected drainages. The second fault system is represented by Villamaria Termales, Rio Claro, San Eugenio, Campoalegrito, Campoalegre, Neridas, and San Ramon, which are very interesting because most of them are associated to recent volcanic events and the hot springs....   [tags: geological analysis] 716 words
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Review of the Article “How the West was Lost” - In the article review “ How the West was Lost” the author, William T. Hagan explains that in a brief thirty-eight year period between 1848 and 1886, the Indians of the Western United States lost their fight with the United States to keep their lands. While nothing in the article tells us who Hagan is, or when the article was written, his central theme of the article is to inform us of how the Indians lost their lands to the white settlers. I found three main ideas in the article that I feel that Hagan was trying to get across to us....   [tags: native americans, american history] 1092 words
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Struggle and Discrimination that The Deaf people Face - Deaf history comes with a timeline of struggles and discrimination that Deaf people have faced and still do face in a hearing world. At the center of deaf history is a shared language known as sign language. Merriam Webster defines sign language as, “A system of hand movements used for communication especially by people who are deaf.” This language, much like most languages, varies greatly from country to country, even state-to-state in the U.S. For the purpose of this class, I will be focusing on Deaf history and sign language in America (American Sign Language, ASL)....   [tags: discrimination, sign language, communication] 860 words
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Life, Career, and Death of 2Pac - Tupac Amaru Shakur, most known by the name 2Pac and briefly also known as Makaveli, was an american rapper and actor. He was born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac was raised by his mother as a child and she was a member of the “Black Panthers”. But during the time of her pregnancy with Tupac, she was in jail with bombing charges. She was facing a possible sentence of up to three hundred years in prison. But she was her own attorney and she beat the charges and was released from jail just in time for Tupacs birth (one month before his birth)....   [tags: rivalries, drive-by, gang] 772 words
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Ensuring Truth Within Creative Nonfiction - The difference between creative nonfiction and fiction is unassuming: fiction is derived from the fabrications of an author’s imagination, whereas creative nonfiction is contingent on facts. A novelist has the freedom to create scenes which never existed, whereas an author of creative nonfiction must convey a truthful story. However, the line between creative nonfiction and fiction, fact and falsehood, has become ever so thin as “writers of memoir [have been] revealed to be frauds and fiction writers masquerade as memoirists in order to sell books” (Bradley 203)....   [tags: Literary Analysis] 2736 words
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The Darker Side of Exposition - The Darker Side of Exposition An exploration into the unseen side of world fairs. “Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. They record the world’s advancement. They stimulate energy, enterprise, and intellect of the people and quicken human genius. They go into the home. They broaden and brighten the life of the people. They open mighty storehouses of information for the student. Every exposition, great or small, has helped this onward step.” President William Mckinley 1901 Contents Introduction 3 Human Zoo’s or enhancement of knowledge. 4 Expo’s and Racism 5 Expositions and money. 7 Sustainability of Expositions 9 Conclusion 12 Works Cited 13   Introduction Exposition, as defined by...   [tags: the unseen side of world fairs]
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John Joseph 'Black Jack' Pershing - ... This was a jump of four ranks and he was selected ahead of over 800 other senior officers, making this promotion very controversial. The primary rumor was that he was promoted only because he had married the wife of a Senator, to which President Roosevelt appropriately responded, “To promote a man because he married a Senator's daughter would be an infamy; to refuse him promotion for the same reason would be an equal infamy” (6). Roosevelt had long been impressed by Pershing and had spoken of the promotion three years earlier....   [tags: General of the Armies WWI]
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The Arizona Constitution - Arizona Constitution Arizona gain statehood on February 14, 1912 as the forty-eighth state in the union. There were several events that led Arizona to statehood. President William Taft vetoed the first document for Arizona to become a state because he did not believe that citizens should use recall to remove judges from office (SU, 2008). This essay will give a detail timeline of the events leading up to Arizona becoming a state and the adoption of the Arizona Constitution. Also, included in this essay is a brief history of the events that influence Arizona Declaration of Rights....   [tags: State History]
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Seeking the Living Story: A Comparison of SongCatcher and molly has her say - Seeking the Living Story: A Comparison of SongCatcher and molly has her say Drama is a medium of truth-telling about the unseen substance of our lives. Challenging accepted Western stories of power, of truth, of morality and of self, Native American playwrights Marcie R. Renton and Margaret Brubauc develop dialogue that spans physical and spiritual realms, both on and off the stage. Within Renton’s SongCatcher and Brubauc’s molly has her say, spiritual character and multidimensional space are blended in modern day settings, calling Native American peoples to defy Western history books and seek Native roots....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1064 words
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Discuss the way in which the following passage presents Paddy Clarke's - Discuss the way in which the following passage presents Paddy Clarke's response to the world in which he is growing up. How characterists of the whole novel are the techniques that Roddy Doyle employs in the passage. Throughout this passage, p53 - p55, you can identify that the author, Roddy Doyle uses several techniques in which to show how the world is developing around the young ten year old Paddy Clarke and how he responds to these changes. Doyle does this in numerous ways, initially and most importantly by what the young boy talks about....   [tags: English Literature] 821 words
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Mexican Immigration Before and After World War II - Mexican Immigration Before and After World War II Coming from a life of poverty and despair would cause anyone to search for a better life; a life in which there is the belief that all of your dreams can come true. This is the belief that many Mexican immigrants had about “El Norte,” they believed that the north would provide them with the opportunity that their life in Mexico had not. Many Immigrants believed that the United States was “the land of opportunity,” a place to find a successful job and live out the life that one only dreamt about living....   [tags: Mexicans Aliens Immigrants Essays Illegal]
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The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe - The Genocide of the Chiricahua Indian Tribe United States history is taught in public schools from the time we are able to understand its importance. Teachings of honorable plights by our forefathers to establish this great nation are common. However, specific details of this establishment seem to slip through the cracks of our educational curriculum. Genocide by definition is the deliberate and systematic destruction of a racial, political or cultural group. The Chiricahua Indian Tribe of the American southwest and northern Mexico suffered almost complete annihilation at the hands of the American policy makers of the late nineteenth century, policy makers that chose to justify their means...   [tags: Apache Indians Native Americans History Essays]
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Decline of Indian Southwest - Decline of Indian Southwest Lord Acton said, “The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by its minorities.” In the late 1800’s the security of the minorities in the southwest was in serious jeopardy. For the Apache’s the security was promised but rarely upheld by the American government. The minimal security the Navajo enjoyed vanished by 1846. Men like Kit Carson desired but often failed to maintain the peace and security for these Indian tribes....   [tags: Native Americans History Papers]
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Violence In Rap Music - Boom, boom. Boom, boom. The kind of bass that drains batteries and the kind of lyrics that unload clips, these are the sounds that rap music produces. I chose this topic because I am extremely interested in rap music and I want to explore the violent aspect of the industry. I have never had a chance to look at the violent side of it and I plan to find answers to questions I have in my search. Tupac Shakur is one of my favorite artists and when he was shot and killed I really started to take notice of the violence....   [tags: essays research papers] 2083 words
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Mayan Architecture: Tulum - Mayan Architecture & The City of Tulum Outline I. Intro II. The Mayan Civilization A. Mayan Time Periods B. Mayan Territory C. Mayan Accomplishments D. Mayan Collapse III. Mayan Architecture A. Intro B. Tulum (Case Study) 1. Tulum’s History 2. Tulum’s Influences and Styles 3. Tulum’s Design a. Site 1. Economy 2. Social Class Orientation 3. Defenses b. Buildings 1. El Castillo 2. Temple of Frescos 3. Temple of the Wind 4. Temple of the Descending God 5. Temple of the Initial Series 6. House of the Haiach Uinic IV....   [tags: Architecture Ancient America]
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Indian Frontier - The Indian Frontier of the American West tells a story of the different Indian tribes and whites from 1846 to 1890. This period of time is very famous in American history. It produced some of the most widely heard of names in the battles between Indians and whites. These names include Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe, Sitting Bull of the Oglala Sioux, Cochise, Geronimo, and Mangas Coloradas, and John Ross of the Cherokee Nation. These names are still very respected among historians and are seen throughout history books used in schools across the nation....   [tags: essays research papers] 1046 words
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Teddy Roosevelt - Theodore Roosevelt, born October 27, 1858, was the United States’ twenty sixth President. Roosevelt was born into a wealthy and socially dominant family. Though he was a quick thinker and very bright, he was not very physically fit; Roosevelt had severe asthma attacks as a youth. (Andrews) Roosevelt attended Harvard College starting with a science major, but his eventual majors were law and politics. After graduating Harvard in 1880, Roosevelt married his first wife, had his first child, and lost his wife two weeks after the birth of their daughter on Valentines day 1884....   [tags: essays research papers] 918 words
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West Begin - WEST AS A LAND OF CONQUEST. “ Citing the Sioux as the example, explain the conquest of the Natives. When did the conflicts occur and where did they occur. What were the Anglo American objectives and what were the Means. What was the outcome. · As you stated that most all of the Plains Indians were tough’s fighters, but the tribes that became the most powerful were the Comanche’s in the South the Sioux in the North. · 1860 Indian sovereignty had been responsible for the government’s efforts to erect t permanent barrier or buffers between the tribes and the Anglo culture....   [tags: essays research papers] 1172 words
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Tupac Shakur - Tupac Shakur “ Poverty, murder, violence and never a day 2 rest.” Those were the words of Tupac Shakur, a legendary rapper. Tupac Amaru Shakur (born June 16, 1971 – September 13, 1996), also known by his stage names 2Pac, Makaveli, or simply Pac, was an American artist renowned for his rapping and hip hop music, as well as his movie roles, poetry, and his social activism. He is recognized in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest-selling rap artist, with over 75 million albums sold worldwide, including over 50 millions in the United States alone....   [tags: Rapper Tupck Biography] 913 words
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DMX Biography - DMX, the dog of the squad, was born December 18, 1970 in Baltimore Maryland in the projects. His family knew in the area he lived that he would get in trouble a lot so he moved to Yonkers New York with his aunt. There he showed a talent in music. He was signed to Columbia Records where his first album was brought out called Born Loser. Peepz wasn't feeling him then in 1996..so he had to come out with something rougher and harder. That's when he started appearing on artists songs such as LL cool J, John forte, The Lox , Ma$e and many more....   [tags: DMX Biography Rap Artist] 1186 words
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Ceremony - FEAR=DESTRUCTION "They fear They fear the world. They destroy what they fear. They fear themselves." "They will kill the things they fear all the animals the people will starve." "They will fear what they find They will fear the people They kill what they fear" (Silko 136). 	Leslie Marmon Silko uses these three short passages taken from an ancient Indian story included in the novel Ceremony to express and convey the idea that the white man’s fear was the primary factor contributing to their negative actions toward the Indian people....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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tupac - You are here: Home > Free Papers Search For Papers... --->BiographiesBusinessLiteratureHealthHistoryMythologyPhilosophyPoliticsPsychologyReligionSciencesSocial IssuesTechnology----------------Custom Papers -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Tupak Shakur / Tupac Shakur (a.k.a. 2pac) DOB: June 16, 1971 – Brooklyn, NY DOD: September 13, 1996 – Las Vegas, NY Height: 5’10 Weight: 168 Mother: Afeni Shakur Father: William Garland Step Father: Jeral Wayne Williams Half Sister: Sekyiwa Shakur Half Brother: Maurice Harding Godfather: Elmar “Geronimo” Pratt Music Group: One Nation Emcees, Two From The Crew, Strictly Do...   [tags: essays research papers] 1124 words
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101 Dalmatians: Is the Movie or Book Better? - Are books or movies more popular. Most people like to read books more than watch movies. Actually, directors are inspiring and often make movies from good books, because there is already an audience and a successful plot. In creating fiction books, the writers use narrative, description, dialogue, expression of thoughts, and figurative language, but the directors use pictures, modes of shooting, colors and contrasts, setting, props, costume, make-up, actors expressions, gestures, sound and editing....   [tags: plot, sequence, character, development] 1879 words
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'The Legend of Sleepy Hollow' Film Comparison - The title of this movie is called The Legend of the Sleepy Hollow; it was published in 1949 and produced by Walt Disney. The narrating voice was Bing Crosby and the directors were Clyde Geronimi and Jack Kinney. The genre was a family/horror animation; the rating for this movie would be ⅘, it had you laughing and some of the scenes surprised you. It was comical when the lady who didn't have a dancing partner danced with Brom Bones. It was also surprising because even though Ichabod’s face wasn’t that glamorous, he still proved to the viewers that he can be the ladies man....   [tags: Disney version vs Washington Irving]
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Imagination is Powerful in Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth - Guillermo Del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth is not based on any literacy books. Clyde Geronimi’s, Wilfred Jackson’s, and Hamilton Luske’s Alice in Wonderland is based on Lewis Carroll’s original story of Alice in Wonderland. Neil Jordan’s The Company of Wolves is an adaptation of Angela Carter’s short story of the same name. All three female protagonists are evolving, physically and mentally, from girls to women. Imagination provides all three protagonists with freedom from oppression and abuse. In Pan’s Labyrinth, the main character, Ofelia is abused by her Fascist stepfather and utilizes her mind to escape his tortured....   [tags: heroines, rosaleene, alice] 899 words
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