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2001: A Space Odyssey

- 2001: A Space Odyssey Three million B.C. The gunpowder for a smashing evolutionary hit was amassing for a long time, but the necessary spark came from an outside help, which soon set the whole world ablaze. From this heated inferno, came the most proficient species ever to grace the planet. And now man has to be prepared for what comes next. Arthur C. Clarke skillfully proves the point that 'truth is stranger than fiction' in his remarkable book - 2001: A Space Odyssey. He also carefully examines the point that in spite of their intelligence and curious mind, humans lack the capacity to be a complete species on their own....   [tags: 2001]

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Technology and Human Evolution in the Film, 2001: A Space Odyssey

- In the science fiction film, 2001: A Space Odyssey. The director, Stanley Kubrick, portray his masterpiece in an ambiguous understanding where he examines topics such as extraterrestrial life, the dealings with technology and the human evolution. Throughout the movie, Kubrick depicts the facade, monolith as an instrument in awakening intelligence. Moreover, the protagonists go through a drastic change of struggle to explore on the idea of technology and extraterrestrial life. In the opening scene, a mysterious black monolith is bestowed upon the prehistoric apes....   [tags: 2001: A Space Odyssey, films]

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A Response to 2001: A Space Odyssey

- A Response to 2001: A Space Odyssey I love having the Blue Danube waltz in 2001; it's my favorite part of the movie. What I find most amusing about it is that it ties in so well with the smoothness of a space orbit. In the first space scene, anything that is free floating, like the pen or the ships themselves, is perfectly in balance with the music. Nothing in orbit is ever rushed, and at no time does it ever falter from its halcyon state of existence. The Blue Danube matches this perfectly, and it contrasts sharply with the forced human stellar endeavors that are also present....   [tags: 2001 Space Odyssey Essays]

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2001 - A Metaphorical Odyssey

- 2001 - A Metaphorical Odyssey Myths are created for the purpose of conveying a message with an interesting medium with which to do so. Many cultures use myths to teach their young about the past. Through time, however, these myths become impractical due to discovery. This is when a new myth must be introduced to take the place of the obsolete one. Stanley Kubrick shaped 2001: A Space Odyssey as a new myth to crack the archaic view of space, by using a hero, a dilemma, and a new revelation to fuel his cause....   [tags: 2001 Space Odyssey Essays]

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Patriot Act of 2001 and Terrorism

- Wire Taps, forced entry without a warrant, unlawful arrest, and cavity searches at the airports. These illegal actions are violations against our civil liberties, but they are legal. Since the adoption of the Patriot Act of 2001, our security and freedom has been in question. Our forefathers foreseen that these violations of search and seizure are unconstitutional and enacted the Bill of Rights laws to ensure that our liberties are protected. Does anti-terrorism legislation, help with the fight on terrorism, violate civil liberties or cause a Fascist State....   [tags: legal violations, liberaties, allegations]

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The Impact of September 11, 2001

- On September 11, 2001 a series catastrophic events occurred in New York City, New York. Al-Qaeda planned strategically conducted events, known as suicide attacks. Nineteen al-Qaeda members hijacked four commercial airplanes, including United Airlines Flight 93, American Airlines Flight 11, American Airlines Flight 77 and United Airlines 175. Two of the planes purposely crashed into the World Trade Center buildings. In addition, another plane crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. and the fourth plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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The Impact of September 11, 2001

- On September 11, 2001, terrorists savagely attacked the United States of American. Thousands of individuals lost their lives as two airplanes crashed into the two World Trade Center 1`buildings and the Pentagon. This brutal act shook the world. This terrorists’ attack has changed many aspects of people’s lives worldwide. It not only affected the US but everyone around the world. During the aftermath, we learned that we lost one of our native virgin islanders. US Army, Staff Sargent Maudlyn A. White, 38, born on St....   [tags: Politics, Terrorism, ]

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The Attacks on September 11th 2001

- September 11th of 2001 is a day in history that will be remembered forever. What was first thought to be a freak accident turned into a horrific nightmare for our country, America was under attack. On the morning of the attacks a group of al Qaeda terrorists took control of four commercial jetliners headed to California and purposively crashed two into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. The last plane fell into a Pennsylvania field never reaching its final destination, The White House. These attacks on the United States were formulated by the Islamic culture that has been planning this for many years....   [tags: twin towers, patriot act, homeland security]

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The Cincinnati Riots of 2001

- Violence in American society from a conflict theory perspective The Cincinnati Riots Introduction Cincinnati riots of 2001 are some of the greatest reflections of racial discriminations resulting from ineffectiveness of security institutions sparking massive losses and stunted development. These riots pointed the great divide that undercut the American society. The case is a strong indication of unresolved personal feelings of superiority of whites over other people of color. This paper explores unresolved conflicts between blacks and whites using the conflict theory, conflicts for resources, ineffectiveness of institutions and how politics influenced the riots....   [tags: Conflict Theory Perspective]

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Terrorism: September 11th, 2001

- ... We’ve all seen it, the news with there huge headlines about attacks in other countries and bombings, and they show thin over, and over. This generates the panic and the fear that terrorists want (“The Nature of Terrorism”). They want to be feared, and the media is giving them what they want. not only that its effecting the United States people. The media shows terrorism in different countries almost everyday in the U.S. This broadcasting makes it seem that terrorism happens in our country, when it is actually very rare for the United States....   [tags: world trade center, outside affair]

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2001: A Space Odyssey

- The genius in not the music used in "2001: A Space Odyssey", but what Kubrick does with that music. He reduces each musical score to its essence, and leaves it playing long enough for us to contemplate it, to listen and watch as the movie progresses, which is mostly silent; this technique helps it inhabit it in our imaginations. Among science-fiction movies, perhaps “2001" is the only movie in which the director, in this case Kubrick, is not concerned with thrilling us with his music choice, but with inspiring our awe when listening to and watching the movie....   [tags: music choice, kubrik, classical music]

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2001 Recession

- In 2001, after the longest period of economic expansion the country has witnessed historically, the United States of America entered into its tenth recession since the end of World War II. A recession transpires when at least two quarters of a year are plagued by a sharp downturn of the country’s gross domestic product or GDP. More specifically, when a recession occurs, unemployment increases resulting in less consumer spending which is associated with poor business performances. Studies by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) concluded that during March of that year, a pinnacle in business occurrences declared the end of the expansion and the arrival of an inevitable and damaging...   [tags: American Economics, Fiscal Policy]

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The Aftershock of the Attacks on September 11, 2001

- The Attacks on September 11, 2001 would change the course of history forever. Many lives will be affected in the United States of America for years to come. The attacks caused a war and the death of thousands of innocent Americans. This attack was and is one of the most disastrous act of terrorism ever. Why would they do this. In this paper I will tell you why and how the attacks happened. Most people think the attacks of September 11, 2001 are because Muslim extremists hate our freedoms. But also Osama Bin Laden tried to retaliate the United State`1s for stationing troops in Saudi Arabia....   [tags: al qaeda, stocks, security]

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September 11, 2001

- Terrorist attacks against the United States didn’t begin on September 11, 2001. In 1993, the World Trade Center became the target of terrorism; a truck bomb was the weapon of choice. Minimal damages were caused to the building with the exception of displacing businesses for a period of six months. Global War on Terrorism has been an ongoing effort in order to avoid future terrorist acts against the United States of America and the rest of the world. Throughout the last few years, many countries have extended their support in Afghanistan and Iraq to end terrorism and many individuals have been detained due to their participation in terrorist activities....   [tags: terrorist attacks, world trade center]

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Articles on Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

- RR (makeup) (Group A): “Introductory Readings for Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey” Robert Poole, in his article, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” explores how the film was put together, edited for better responses from viewers and critics, and how our culture and politics of the 1960s influenced its making. Poole describes how Kubrick’s ahead-of-their-time special affects set the stage for future science fiction films and inspired many. Poole gives his readers a summary of the film, describing how man evolved from ape and into man who took to spaceflight....   [tags: film, mythology, voyage]

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The No Child Left Behind act of 2001

- The No Child Left Behind act of 2001 Control of the public education system has been left to the State for most of the country’s history, it was not until the 1950’s that the federal government played a role in categorical programs, but the national government refrained from involvement in academics until the 90’s. Three days after taking up his position in office, George Bush announced his plan for the No Child Left Behind act (NCLB) which was a consolidated reform of the 1962 Elementary and Secondary Education Act or ESEA (McGuinn, p....   [tags: Education, Bush Administration]

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What Happened in September 11th, 2001

- September 11th, 2001 What happened on September 11th, 2001. A day that will be remembered and never forgotten, a day that many innocent people died because of a terrible tragedy that happened on September 11th, 2001 at the World Trade Center in New York City. To many people it probably just looked like another regular work day, but didn’t expect the worst that day. On September 11, 2001, nearly 3,000 people were killed in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City (”11 facts about 9/11”)....   [tags: terrorists attack, world trade center]

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The No Child Left Behind Act Of 2001

- Innovation, creativity, and freedom; the values the United States were founded on. The United States has always been know for having these three exceptional qualities, yet its’ education system does not put heavy importance, if any, on them. Innovation and creativity are essential to education because without them one may end up creating an assembly line like approach to teaching children/adolescents: teaching every student the same way, giving every student the same test regardless of race or background, and teaching every student at the same pace....   [tags: Education, Education in the United States, Teacher]

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The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

- On January 8, 2002, President George Bush signed into law The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, which was a reauthorization of Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which was designed to help disadvantaged students achieve success in school (Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, 2011) The components of The No Child Left Behind included annual testing, academic progress, report cards, teacher qualifications, and funding changes. These measures were “designed to drive broad gains in student achievement and to hold states and schools more accountable for student progress” (Editorial Projects in Education Research Center, 2011, para....   [tags: students, academic progress, testing]

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United States Anthrax Attacks of 2001

- In 2001 the United States suffered a major terrorist attack on 9/11. A week later a new attack started, the anthrax attacks. The attacks occurred over a span of weeks. Anthrax is a type of bacteria that produces spores, which can kill people very rapidly if infected. It is not always easy to diagnose due to its nonspecific symptoms. In this case it was used as biological weapon. The attacks were not known about for a period of time until multiple cases occurred. Many people and organizations would end up working on the anthrax attack investigation, which was codenamed Amerithrax by the FBI....   [tags: Politics, Terrorism, Weapon]

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Accounting Scandals: The ENRON Scandal in 2001

- Accounting Scandals: Accounting fraud refers to fraud that is committed by a company by maintaining false information about the sales and income in the company books, when overstating the company's assets or profits, when a company is actually undergoing a loss. These fraudulent records are then used to seek investment in the company's bond or security issues. By showing these false entries, the company attempts to apply fraudulent loan applications as a final attempt to save the company by obtaining more money from bankruptcy....   [tags: corruption, accounting frauds]

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2001 A Space Odyssey Analyzed Sequence

- The analysed sequence is from 2001 A Space Odyssey (USA 1968; Stanley Kubrick). The computer HAL is malfunctioning and tries to get rid of the crewmembers. The only survivor is Dave Bowmen, who decides to disconnect HAL, and heads toward the Logic Memory Centre Room. Middle Shot: The camera is above Dave as he begins to remove HAL’s memory blocks. The room is extremely narrow and it is lighted by an aggressive red light, the preponderant colours are black and red. The mise-en.scene guides the audience’s response to an oppressed, stressed and extremely dangerous situation....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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America after September 11th, 2001

- September 11, 2001 is a day that has changed the lives in America forever. On this day, terrorist’s hijacked four planes. Each plane was on a mission to hit four historical buildings: The White House, the Pentagon, and the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center. Two planes managed to crash into the North and South Tower, causing the buildings to collapse to the ground. The third plane managed to hit a part of the Pentagon, and the fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania. Americans shriek of horror when remembering this day....   [tags: terrorism, twin towers, terrorist attacks]

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Movies Of 2001

- ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY 1.“Cast Away”. Yahoo Online: Netscape Navigator. March 19, 2001 This article emphasizes the idea that no matter how many obstacles are put in our path, we will find ways to accept them. This article is well written, but has limited amounts of information present. 2. “Caveman’s Valentine”. Yahoo Online: Netscape Navigator. #cavemansvalentine March 18, 2001 This article states that there are many nice touches to the thriller....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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A Review of 2001: a Space Odyssey

- 2001: A Space Odyssey is just that: a long wandering voyage of the body and mind. Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clark collaborated brilliantly. In examining both works, the film and the novel, there are certainly differences, yet the theme and overall idea coincide thoroughly. That this was made in the 1960's augments both accomplishments. The visuals, seen in 2004, are still captivating. What they must've seemed like in 1968. I flout those who received this movie poorly in those days. Would I have received it as well without having a preconceived idea of its greatness....   [tags: Film]

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2001 A Space Odyssey Analysis

- 2001: A Space Odyssey The following paper will analyze the movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey” by Stanley Kubrick” and “The Centinel” by Arthur C. Clarke. Although there are many themes present between the story and the film, the following are the most dominant. I will be discussing Scientific themes, Religious and Moral Themes, and Clarke’s development of the short story into a full-length film. The first issue, I will be discussing the scientific themes of the movie. The movie, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” has a one of a kind vision of science and technology....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparison of AMT Implementation Levels in 2010 with Levels in 2001

- 4. Comparison of AMT Implementation Levels in 2010 with Levels in 2001 The main aggregate results of this paper are presented in Table 2a (Future plans of AMT Adoption and AMT Investment Plans in 2010), Table 2b (Current AMT Adoption Levels in 2010) and Table 3 (Current and Future AMT Adoption Levels with AMT Investment: 2010 and 2001 Comparison). 4.1 AMT Implementation Levels Table 2a and 2b indicate that the good pace of AMT adoption in India continues with some increase in pace. The grand average of adoption for all the 25 technologies in 2010 is 2.125 (1-not implemented, 2-implementation in progress, 3-fully implemented) which was 2.002 in 2001....   [tags: Business Analysis]

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Star child evolution in 2001

- The Evolution of the Star-Child Film both reflects and creates social culture. Indeed, a film indicates social trends, presents ideas, and analyzes history for its contemporary time period; thus, by viewing a film it becomes possible to infer and make judgments about a society's culture. The filmmaker's message is embedded within the plot and symbolism, and filmmakers often critique social culture through their movies. It is possible to view the evolution of culture through the progression of films over time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Changes Caused by the Attacks of September 11, 2001

- The attacks of September 11th, 2001 were carried out by four different planes hijacked by 19 hijackers. One of the planes hit the North Twin Tower in New York City, and another hitting the South Twin Tower in New York City. One hitting the Pentagon and another crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania with an unknown route. Over 2,900 people were killed in the nine-eleven attacks. These attacks were a changing point in American society because it increased the security in American airports, started a war in Iraq and Afghanistan which have continued for moare than ten years, brought out racism and discrimination against Muslim and Islamic people, and demonstrated Americ...   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Education in the 2001 Election

- Education in the 2001 Election The United States has always been criticized for its weakness in education. Although the country is considered the greatest superpower of the world, it has constantly been at the rear of education. Other countries seem to have more core academic instruction, better success rates, a longer school year, and quicker learning, such as starting to read and write and starting certain math and science subjects at earlier ages. The United States however has been slowly improving since 1963....   [tags: Papers]

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1993 and 2001 Attacks to the World Trade Center

- The attack on the World Trade Center in 1993, and the second attack in 2001 are the cases of terrorism that I have chosen to focus on because I believe that they are extremely significant. Both attacks happened during my lifetime, which makes them more personal, and also happened in the city where I was born. Both of these attacks are examples of terrorism because both attacks were violent and intimidating crimes that also had political motives. At first glance, both events seem very similar since they shared a target....   [tags: 9/11, terrorism, violence, crime, Middle East]

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Stanley Kubrick and his 2001: Space Odyssey

- The aim of this seminar paper is to describe one of the science-fiction classics – 2001: Space Odyssey and its creator. The introduction talks mainly about the director and the co-author Stanley Kubrick, who is regarded as one of the best filmmakers of the 20th century. The paper includes and summarizes his philosophy of film-making and his general stances to work with actors, scene and other aspects of the film. The introductory part tries to answer two questions: Why can be Stanley Kubrick called the pioneer of film art, and why his name and personality became immortal....   [tags: Film, Movie, Science]

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2001: A Space Odyssey Compare and Contrast Essay

- ... I also think it would have been more entertaining as an audience member if Stanley Kubrick could have made the man-apes possessed. The initial destination of Discovery is another major difference between the book and the movie of 2001: A Space Odyssey. In the book, Bowman and Poole both think that they are going to Saturn, but find out later the real purpose of the mission. The three men that are hibernating and Hal all know that they are going to Jupiter to find out about the monolith, which eventually leads to their demise....   [tags: film versus book analysis]

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Screening at Aiports After September 11, 2001

- ... Congress, 2003). TSA added that there must be notification when foreign students initiate training in aircraft weighing less that 12,500 pounds (U.S. Congress, 2003). Although there was more security being implemented surrounding foreign students in general aviation, the physical security of GA airports and aircraft was left up to the owners and pilots. There have been some media reports accusing GA airport security as being “practically nonexistent (Federal Aviation Administration, 2007).” There has been multiple incidents involving GA, but there are specific incidents that make these types of statements increasingly accurate....   [tags: terrorist attack, al-Qaeda, aviation]

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September 11, 2001 Changed the World Forever

- As the blood trickled down the flight attendant’s neck, they all prayed that they wouldn’t die. A dark skined man headed toward the front of the plane to claim his next victim. He slowly pressed the cold, red blade of a knife into the pilot’s neck. Many of those who saw screamed. They all knew, then, that they would die. Passengers felt the plane take some wild turns and they realized that they had turned around. Not long after this occurred to four planes, every single passenger died. Terrorists had taken over planes in America....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Air Travel Industry Since September 11th, 2001

- Ever since the attacks of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon on September 11th 2001, America has never been the same. After this horrific event America has made many numerous changes to make sure that this would never happen again like making changes to air travel security to border protection changes and many government and leadership changes. One of the first things America has tried to change since then is air travel and travel security. One change that caused many controversies was adding body scanning machines instead of using the old method which was a metal detector....   [tags: world trade center, terrorist attack]

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September 11th, 2001: Generalization and Stereotypes of Muslims

- On September 11th, 2001, 19 Iraqi hijackers forever altered the lives of millions of innocent muslims across the world. These hijackers compromised a total of four planes and guided each to hit a certain target. The world witnessed the World Trade Centers’ alarming collapse to the ground, and the side of the pentagon turn to dust. Estimated number of 3,000 Americans1 died on this day, resulting in the most wide-spread witch-hunt in history of mankind. Speaking on the night of the attack, President George W....   [tags: terrorism, terrorist attacks, muslims]

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September 11, 2001 and The World Trade Center

- ... Edmunds phone call to his wife questions if planes were the only cause of the thousands of deaths and collapse of the twin towers. There have been many eyewitness accounts concluding that those individuals heard explosions beneath them of what they believed to be bombs and secondary devices. Others have claimed to hear firefighters yelling about explosions. Tom Elliot, being a firsthand survivor of the attacks, claimed he “saw only two firemen going up. They told him there had been an explosion near the 60th floor” (9/11 Firefighters: Bombs and Explosions in the WTC)....   [tags: jet fuel, massive explosions, attack]

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The Effects of the Attacks on the Twin Towers in September 2001

- The Purpose of this paper is to analyze the effects of the terrorist attacks that were launched against the United States of America on September the 11TH 2001. It will look at the way in which the state has since legitimized its capabilities of force and violence. From looking at the United States response to the attacks, with what is widely known as the “war on terror” it hopes to uncover evidence to suggest that the attacks permitted the United States and consequently, the United Kingdom to undergo a process of legitimization of previously illegitimate acts of violence and force, consequently, causing a breakdown of individuals civil rights and the unlawful killing of many innocent civili...   [tags: terrorism in US soil]

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The No Child Left Behind Act Of 2001 ( Nclb )

- ... This is not a novel idea. Lee Shulman, a teacher education researcher, reintroduced the term as he was interested in improving knowledge on teaching and teaching preparation. It was his belief that only developing broad pedagogical skills was inadequate for preparing content teachers just as was promoting education that stressed simply content knowledge (Solis, 2009). Shulman suggested key elements of pedagogical content knowledge including knowledge of representations of subject matter, understanding of students’ conceptions of the subject and the learning and teaching implications that were associated with the specific subject matter, general pedagogical knowledge which are teaching st...   [tags: Education, Teacher, Pedagogy, School]

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The Devasting Acts of Terrorism on September 11th, 2001

- On September 11th, 2001, people woke up and started their routine day. Some commuted to work from a distance, others walked a few blocks to their jobs. It was a clear, sunny day in New York City until an American Airlines Boeing 767 airplane crashed into the World Trade Center’s north tower. The massive plane’s twenty thousand gallon jet fuel tank collided into the eightieth floor, which killed hundreds of people instantly along with trapping more people up into the higher floors. Media surrounded the scene, and captured videos and images of either a freak accident, or an incident of being under attack....   [tags: usa patriot act, wiretap authorization]

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The Budget for Public Schools in Georgia Should be Increased

- School funding for public schools has collectively been cut by $7.6 billion since 2002, forcing schools districts in Georgia to a tipping point. The 2001 recession had a major effect on Georgia’s fiscal condition, which consequently had a major effect on the financing of K-12 education in Georgia. School budgets are used to describe a district’s plan for the upcoming year as pertaining to anticipated revenues and expenditures. Each district’s budget heavily relies on the amount of money they receive from the state’s general fund and since that number has significantly dropped in recent years schools are not able to provide the best education for our students....   [tags: policy, 2001 recession]

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The World Trade Center on September 11, 2001

- As a Union County Fireman Battalion Chief James Adams has seen it all, from small houses to massive buildings brought down by fires. Working as Union County Fire Department in Union, New Jersey for over 25 years he has become an expert at fighting fires. Because of Chief Adams work ethic, he never married or had any children. Chief Adams was completely invested in his career. There was only one event during his career that worried him. February 26, 1993, the first World Trade Center bombing. Although he did not fight the fire, Chief Adams knew many that did....   [tags: terrorist attacks on US soil]

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The US Attack on Terrorism

- September 11, 2001 will always be remembered as one of the darkest days in American history. Several members of the terrorist group al-Qaeda hijacked four passenger airliners and flew them into buildings killing a total of 2,996 people and injuring over 6,000 other people. On October 7, 2001, the United States began attacks on parts of Afghanistan controlled by the Taliban. These attacks and invasions were intended to target Osama bin Laden who was the leader of al-Qaeda. The United States demanded that the Taliban hand over Osama bin Laden....   [tags: September 11, 2001]

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2001 A Space Odyssey

- 2001 was released in the tumultuous spring of 1968, at the same time that Americans were reeling from President Lyndon Johnson’s announcement that he would not seek reelection and the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. It might seem odd that so many people would get so excited about a science fiction movie in the midst of urban race riots and campus protests against the Vietnam War, but to many, 2001 had far greater importance than its sci-fi trappings. Baffling early audiences with its non-traditional structure, theme, and presentation, the film was soon embraced by many members of a younger generation entranced by its consciousness-raising message and its psychedelic special effects...   [tags: essays research papers]

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2001 A Space Odyssey

- 2001: Space Odyssey Essay In the first 20 minutes of 2001: A Space Odyssey you see a group of monkeys going through evolution. The first change you see is that of a leader. In the beginning, each monkey did their own thing, and was not bound to any organization whatsoever. The monkeys did what they want when they wanted. Then the change begins. A single monkey, by himself, rises to the top of a cliff. He stands and screams. The other monkeys notice him screaming and began dancing and rejoicing....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Nucor Corporation in 2001

- Nucor Corporation in 2001 Nucor's History Nucor Corporation is the second-largest steel producer in the United States and has had net sales of $4.6 billion in 2000. Nucor recycles approximately 10 million tons of scrap steel. It operates in 9 states and produces carbon and alloy steel in bars, beams, sheet, and plate; steel joists and joist girders; steel deck; cold finished steel; steel fasteners; metal building systems; and light gauge steel framing. The company emerged from near Bankruptcy in 1966 to become one of the fastest-growing steel....   [tags: Steel Producers Nucor Essays]

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2001 A Space Odyssey

- You are hurtling across the abyss of space on an expedition to unexplored planets. Your only companion is a fellow astronaut: the three hibernauts who like in a deep freeze sleep will not be awakened until their skills are needed. An essential member of your crew is Hal, the electronic, almost-human brain that ceaselessly guides your course. For months your atom powered craft “Discover'; has been carrying you away from earth at a hundred thousand miles an hour. You are now farther from home than any man in history....   [tags: essays research papers]

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2001: A Peace Odyssey?

- 2001: A Peace Odyssey. Introduction When I was in Ireland in 1997, I learned one important thing within few days: Do not ask, talk or enter into discussions about the contentious issues of politics and religion, and so I did not. However, it is impossible to touch Irish ground without also touching the fringes of what is popular referred to as the 'Irish Question'. I noticed armed soldiers guarding the polling place at a by-election in county Armagh, a lorry driver vehemently expressed his disgust at the Irish tricolour and an elderly gentleman passionately told the history of Ireland....   [tags: European Europe History]

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September, the eleventh, 2001

- “8:45 a.m.: A hijacked passenger jet, American Airlines Flight 11 out of Boston, Massachusetts, crashes into the north tower of the World Trade Center, tearing a gaping hole in the building and setting it afire. 9:03 a.m.: A second hijacked airliner, United Airlines Flight 175 from Boston, crashes into the south tower of the World Trade Center and explodes. Both buildings are burning. 9:43 a.m.: American Airlines Flight 77 crashes into the Pentagon, sending up a huge plume of smoke. Evacuation begins immediately.”(   [tags: 9/11/2001]

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Airline Safety Bill 2001

- Airline Safety Bill 2001 Introduction (Background of Actors): There are quite a few actors in respect to interest groups and domestic airline safety. The interest groups come from varying backgrounds of business, labor, government and public interest. The actors that we are focused on are the domestic airline companies, the aerospace industry, private security firms, various labor groups, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), Congress, The World Conference on Transportation Research Society (WCTRS) and the American people....   [tags: Papers]

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2001 Silverado

- INTRODUCING THE 2001 CHEVY SILVERADO MOTOR TREND’S 2001 TRUCK OF THE YEAR While shopping for a new pick up truck I discovered a real find, the 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. Ford may have been the best selling pickup in the United States, but more and more Americans are turning to Chevrolet to meet their hauling needs. While Dodge and Ford are making drastic changes to their full-size pickups’ appearance, Chevrolet has decided to stick with more traditional styling. During my research to find the best truck for the best value, I used a couple of outstanding web sites....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Film: 2001

- Film: 2001 2001 is a masterpiece of cinema that still influences film makers nearly thirty years after it was made -- but what does it actually mean. Therein lies the enigma. Of course, 2001 is open to many interpretations and probably even Kubrick couldn't provide the "correct" one. The film is very different from the book; Kubrick reduced the original script to its bare essentials making the actors part of the narrative , but not telling the narrative through the script....   [tags: Papers]

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Graduation 2001

- First of all I would like to thank everyone for coming out tonight for the 2001 Palo Verde graduation. I am honored to be speaking in front of the class of 2001. I congratulate all the graduates on a job well done. Sitting here shows a great deal of work and dedication. Graduation is a time to remember the last four years at Palo Verde. Some of us have great memories that we will hold close to us and others may think about the struggles and hardships that we went through. But the point is that it’s over now right....   [tags: essays research papers]

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2001 Space Odissey

- 2001 Space Odyssey The film segment chosen was the final scene from Stanley Kubrik^s 2001 A Space Odyssey made in 1968. As the name would suggest, the film is set almost entirely in the future. Already having projected itself over 30 years into the future, it would be safe to assume that this motion picture offers a wealth of imagery and futuristic vision. It does. It is towards the end of the film, however, that Kubrik offers this to us on a much greater scale. In these few minutes, we are presented with the dawn of a new era: a near incomprehensible evolution of humanity....   [tags: essays research papers]

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2001 Space Odyssey

- How 2001: A Space Odyssey makes you think about what mysteries lie beyond the world around us is exhilaration because it brings you into the setting and makes you want to learn more about what is happening to the characters. This extrordinary book was written in a time when it was hard to see us going to any planet much less the moon, but the detail in which is told to the reader is so real that anyone back when the book was made would believe it could happen, even now when it still can't happen it feels very real....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Corporate Act 2001

- Issues: I. Which common law and statute law makes a company criminally liable. II. Discuss whether the actions of a low level employee result in criminal liability for a company for a regulatory offence not involving strict liability. Rules: I. Lennard’s Carrying Co Ltd v Asiatic Petroleum Co Ltd [1915] AC 705 II. H L Bolton Co Ltd v T J Graham & Sons Ltd [1975] 1 QB 159 III. Tesco Supermarket Ltd v Nattrass [1972] AC 153 IV. Meridian Global Funds Management Asia Ltd v Securities Commission (1995) 13 ACLC 3245 V. ABC Development Learning Centres Pty Ltd v Wallace [2006] VSC 171 VI. The Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) VII. The Corporation Act 2001 VIII. The Trade Practice Act 1974 (Cth) IX. Crim...   [tags: Business Law]

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Symbolism in the 2001 Movie: A Space Odyssey

- In the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey, created by Dr. Arthur C. Clarke and Stanley Kubrick, the plot sequences that are symbolic. The section of the movie called “The Dawn of Man” has many examples of symbolism. First, there are five things in “The Dawn of Man” that show the endangerment of a species. Bones, the search for food, a leopard easily killing an ape, the frightened eyes of an ape during the night, and the first invasion at the waterhole show the Australiopithicine’s weakness and their failure to fully protect themselves against predators and competitors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Depiction of September 11th 2001 in the Media

- It was Tuesday 11th September 2001 when two hijacked passenger aircrafts collided with the World Trade Centre, bringing it to fall and kill thousands of people and injure even more. Immediately, newspaper, television and radio journalists were reporting, all with different views, opinions and facts. The ways in which the tragedy of September 11th was reported and presented, in newspapers, magazines and television broadcasts was striking and they varied greatly, in particular by "The Sun" a tabloid newspaper, "The Financial Times" a broadsheet newspaper and a letter published in a commemorative magazine marking the events of that day....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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News Coverage of September 11th, 2001

- The attack that occurred on September 11th, 2001 on the World Trade Center in New York City is an event that lingers in the minds of many Americans and other people throughout the world. Most people can recall exactly where they were and whom they were with when they first heard about the airplanes crashing into the towers. It was a day that changed the way people looked at the world and brought to light the realities that even the wealthiest and most military advanced country was not safe from acts of terrorism....   [tags: Terrorism and Journalism]

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2001: Space Odyssey by Arthur Clarke

- There are many scenes that take place in a book, some are more important than others. In the book I read over the summer, “2001: Space Odyssey” by Arthur Clarke. A few of the scenes were very important and without them the book would have been a waste. Here are three examples of importance in scenes from my book. Frank Poole is sent to the moon of earth to explore a strange uncovered artifact. This artifact turns out to be a signaling device put on the moon by aliens millions of years before the time when it was discovered....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Speech: High School Graduation 2001

- Speech: High School Graduation 2001 Good evening. We are all gathered here this evening to celebrate the class of 2001, which is passing from one important part of there lives into another. We have all had the good fortune to have had parents, teachers, and good friends so far in our lives to point us in the right direction and always be there for us to fall back on when we needed them. It was with this in mind that I began to research for this speech tonight, but as I was considering different ideas I came across a poem that I think contains everything I wanted to communicate to you all tonight....   [tags: Free Essays]

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September 11, 2001: A Life Changing Event for the United States

- September 11, 2001 was a life changing event for America. 19 Islamic man associated with al-Qaeda hijacked airplanes and crashed them into the World Trade Centers, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania. There was a major death and destruction triggering the United States to get into gear and try to combat terrorism. Over 3,000 people were killed in the attacks on the US including 400 policemen and firefighters. (Staff, 2010)September 11, 2001 is considered the deadliest day in history for New York firefighters....   [tags: terrorist attacks on US soil]

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How Counterterrorism Tactics Changed After September 11, 2001

- September 11, 2001 was the day that changed global outlook on terrorist attacks and counterterrorist tactics. Terrorist can strike at any time and any given place affects anyone, simply spread fear in law abiding citizen’s world wide. Terrorist attacks on World Trade Center in New York City and Pentagon in Washington D.C., are big flow of miscommunication between federal agencies and incident such as terrorist attacks of 2001 should have not happened. Information and intelligence should have been shared among agencies such as Central Intelligence Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Aviation Administration and other key agencies which work as first defense in countering the terro...   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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The September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks on America: The Division of Nations and Views

- ... This was a war against terrorists primarily in the Middle East. The war is still ongoing, but President Obama hopes and plans to end the war this year. Despite President Obama’s plan, historian Mr. Michael Burleigh says “Terrorism is a tactic, so it's a bit like saying the Second World War was a war against Blitzkrieg, if you see what I mean” (Guy Raz, NPR News). This interpretation basically means that the war on terror is never going to end, because terrorism is not something that can be stopped because it is now incorporated in cultures and education without anyone even knowing....   [tags: national security, fbi, 9/11 commission]

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Director of the Company: As per Company Act 2001, Setion 9

- Director of the company As per company act 2001 section – 9, director of a company means a person who is appointed to the position of a director or is appointed to the position of an alternate director and is acting in that capacity. De facto directors which means act as a director although not validly appointed. The director would be shadow director which is not validly appointed, influences the directors so they are accustomed to act on his or her advice. Another directorship would be alternate directors which a temporary substitute for a validly appointed director absent for good reason....   [tags: business strategies, organizational role, duties]

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A Comparison of the Attack on Pearl Harbor and the Terroist Attacks of September 11th, 2001

- ... The commander of the fleet radioed “TORA. TORA. TORA!” to his crew. (Pearl Harbor Film) Instantly torpedo bombs dropped to Hawaiian shallow seas. Bombs were being dropped over our ships and destroying our naval basis. It was clear that the Japanese we not going to show any mercy. Within Five minutes of the attack U.S. military officials had started attacking back at the Japanese. (Pearl Harbor Film) We were at a disadvantage because the Japanese had destroyed many of many of our battle ships....   [tags: veteran, prevent, survived, images]

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Manifest and Latent Functions of the The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

- The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001’s main purpose was to enhance the education system and hold schools accountable in its attempt to bring equality in the fight against poverty for poor and minority groups. Once this Act was signed into law the American public expected an overhaul of the education system with only good outcomes. The public assumed our children would be receiving the best education available and the economic issues that plagued schools would no longer be a problem. In the beginning of its implementation No Child Left Behind was expected to bring America up to standards with other nations, this was something that America has struggled to do for many years....   [tags: education, testing, standards]

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The Longest and Trafic Day in American History: September 11th, 2001

- September 11th, 2001 marks the longest and most tragic day in American history. It started off as a normal morning, kids waking up to go to school, people getting to work, and others just taking a morning run, As if nothing was going to happen. Then all of a sudden at 8:46 Flight 11 hits the north tower of the World Trade Center in Ney York City. There were 767 on board and 20,000 gallons of jet fuel. It hit on the 80th floor out of 110 stories. Imagine hearing a big sound of an explosion while at work....   [tags: world trade center, osama bin laden]

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Analysis of Joel L. Swerdlow’s 2001 Essay, “Changing America"

- In Joel L. Swerdlow’s 2001 essay, “Changing America,” he writes about the current cultural differences among kids in high school. He goes on to talk about how you can gather a large variety of kids, coming from all over the world, yet they still somehow manage to develop the same “American Teenager” attitude toward life. The essay talks about how people used to view America as a “melting pot” of nations, and how over time that view is starting to change. America was founded on change. Past revolutions were fought to make new ways in which to live life in this country....   [tags: teens, teenagers]

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What September 11, 2001 Has Meant To Me

- On September 11, 2001 our Nation sat and watched in fear and horror as unknown assailants attacked the American people on our own soil, a feat that has not been seen since World War II. The atrocities of this day have evoked an abundance of overwhelming emotions that have spread throughout the world like wild fire. The diversity of my emotions is still pulling me in several different directions, making it difficult for me to place a meaning to September 11, 2001. I like the rest of America watch as countries throughout the world lend support and aid to our country....   [tags: September 11 Terrorism Essays]

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Summary of 2001 A Space Odyssey and Personal Response

- Summary Review The title of this novel is 2001: A Space Odyssey, this amazing book was written by Arthur C. Clarke. Clarke has many degrees that allow him to give depth to the plot. Clarke has also written a lot of books, like the Space Odyssey series, Childhood's End, and many more. There are three major settings in this story. The first takes place on the moon, where the climax begins when TMA-1 is found. The second setting is the Inter-planetary ship Discovery, when it is on its way to one of Jupiter's moons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sept 11 2001 Attacks and Cover Up

- Sept 11 2001 Attacks Throughout history there have occurred many tragic events. On Sept. 11, 2001 an unforgettable event occurred, and will be remember throughout the ages of the United States history. On the tragic day of 9/11 a day that will be unforgettable, the unthinkable happened. The terror stuck the heart of New York City, two planes crashed into the world trade center and total chaos occurred, and lives where lost, and many injured. The terror didn’t end there, other plane hit The Pentagon....   [tags: essays research papers]

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2001 USA Patriot Act is Unconstitutional and Ineffective

- I. Introduction      In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks US Congress passed legislation known as the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001 commonly known as the USA Patriot Act. This paper will attempt to prove that not only is the USA Patriot Act unconstitutional but many of its provisions do nothing at all to protect Americans from the dangers of terrorism. While this act made legislative changes that increased surveillance and the investigative powers of law enforcement agencies to protect America from further terrorist acts, the passing of the USA Patriot Act has reduced the priva...   [tags: Politics Government Privacy]

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Terrorism in George Bush's 2001 State of the Union Address

- Terrorism in George Bush's 2001 State of the Union Address Recently, President Bush gave his State of the Union Address to Congress. Throughout his speech, he makes a solid case for the further unification of America throughout these harsh times. He makes a very strong argument for the retaliation of the actions committed against America. However, when he speaks of bringing the terrorists to justice, his argument falters. He has made a hasty judgement with little proof when he first began his argument....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparrison Donnie Darko, 2001: A Space Odyssey

- Donnie Darko and 2001: A Space Odyssey has central meanings that focus on science and religion. Richard Kelly's, Donnie Darko, introduces the protagonist as a teenage boy who is given the chance to live for twenty-eight more days after the mysterious jet engine crash that was intended to kill him. Donnie is plagued by visions of a giant sized evil-looking rabbit named Frank. Frank orders Donnie to commit acts of violence, warns of the impending end of the world, and is his guide throughout the movie....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Analysis of HAL's guilt in 2001: A Space Odyssey

- Analysis of HAL's guilt in 2001: A Space Odyssey In a court of law, killing while mentally disabled, killing under orders and killing in self-defense are sufficient justifications for taking another’s life. With this in mind, was HAL justified in killing the crewmembers of the discovery, or were Hal’s actions murderous and should he be brought to trial. Can Hal be blamed. The computer basically has 3 excuses for killing the crewmembers of the Discovery. First, Hal was disabled. Second, Hal was killing under orders....   [tags: Papers]

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SOC 3310 Winter 2001 Take Home Final

- Sociological Theory from Durkheim to Weber and Mead and Hall Sociological Theory/SOC-3310 Winter 2001 Take-home Final Durkheim, Marx, Weber, Mead, Stuart Hall A. 1) According to Durkheim, what produces anomie in society. (10) Durkheim focuses on the stability of society, and discusses the social causes of suicide. His work shows how ideology contributes to stability, and he describes abnormal conditions as anomie. Durkheim states, "in normal conditions the collective order is regarded as just by the great majority of persons …[b]ut when society is disturbed by some painful crisis or by beneficent but abrupt transitions, it is momentarily incapable of exercising this inf...   [tags: Papers]

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September 11th 2001: What I Remember

- It was the 11th of September 2001 and was a lovely warm and tranquil morning. Not a lot of people had stirred as it was only 6:00 am but although I had to be at work in half an hour I didn't feel like rushing because I was in one of those lazy moods and I was still a bit tired. When I was dressed and fed, I left my house and started to walk down the shady quiet street towards the fire station in which I worked. When I finally got there, the sky had brightened up and there was sound starting to emerge from the everyday morning start of the 9 to 5'ers who seem to have so many things to do before they go to work and are rushing around to get everything done....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The 9/11 Conspiracy

- One of the most controversial events ever to occur is still being talked about to this day. September 11th, 2001 will forever go down in history as one of the most tragic disasters to hit the United States of America. It was heartbreak for all of us to see those towers fall and thousands upon thousands of American lives destroyed. One might ask themselves; didn’t everything get explained a little too quickly. Why did everyone so quickly forget the details to this tragedy. The events of September 11th, 2001 are surely going to be remembered for its brutal truth and will always remind us of the hate that we as humans can create....   [tags: September 11th, 2001 Conspiracy]

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