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Love in Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina

- Love in Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina "Love" is a word, a signifier, tied to many meanings, all different in context, cultures, and ideologies. Love is used numerous ways in Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina, by many characters. In the character of Bone, love is a confused thing, always changing, as Bone uses it to fit her life on the fly. In relation to parental love, Bone wants Daddy Glen to love her. However, early in the book, Bone's conception of "love" is that of a child, obviously....   [tags: Bastard Out of Carolina Essays]

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Bastard Out Of Carolina

- Bastard Out Of Carolina “Pay Attention to Detail” ========================= One must consider a little history on Dorothy Allison in order to see how the directions that she takes the novel add up. When she was 24, Allison lived in a lesbian-feminist collective. The women there gave her the confidence she needed and the ability to see the value in her own writing (Amazon.com). During this time, she also found someone who seemed normal, yet she had experienced the same “incest” (Megan 74). This discovery removed some of her separation that she believed her abuse created between her and the world (Amazon 74)....   [tags: English Literature]

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Bastard Out of Carolina

- One of the most complex and elaborate characters in Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison is Bone. Throughout the story Bone has to live a life where she thinks that she is the leading mystery of the trouble being caused. She has numerous unhappy situations and is in no way self-satisfied with herself. She doesn’t appreciate who she is physically. She constantly thinks she is the most homely and dull person who causes the most inconvenience in the family. This sense of selflessness is mainly due to the physical and sexual abuse brought upon by Daddy Glen, Bone’s stepfather....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comparing The Book Cathedral By Raymond Carver And The Bastard Out Of Carolina

- The book Cathedral by Raymond Carver and The Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison have many similarities that make them unique because of the individuals living in similar homes with similar problems. Raymond and Dorothy both wrote about individuals either having a tough time or a good time, but soon turning to tragedy. These books speak a lot about the individual and how they overcome the problem that is set before them and how their house either helps them in their problem or not. It also shows which character the male or female is more determined to keep the relationship alive and burning....   [tags: English-language films, Short story, Woman]

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Comparing The Books Cathedral By Raymond Carver And The Bastard Out Of Carolina

- The books Cathedral by Raymond Carver and The Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison have many similarities that make them unique because of the individuals living in similar homes with similar problems. Raymond and Dorothy both wrote about individuals either having a tough time or a good time, but soon turning to tragedy. These books speak a lot about the individual and how they overcome the problem that is set before them and how their house either helps them in their problem or not. It also shows which character the male or female is more determined to keep the relationship alive and burning....   [tags: English-language films, Short story, Woman]

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The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian and Bastard out of Carolina

- The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie and Bastard out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison, tell stories about troubled adolescents and their desire to live a life more meaningful than the one society had predetermined for them. On the surface, Junior and Bone seem very different but when they are analyzed through the themes of discrimination, poverty, and friendship, these two protagonists become reflections of each other. This paper will compare the struggles faced by the characters and the effects of social inequality on their lives....   [tags: Sherman Alexie, Dorothy Allison]

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Child Abuse and it's Role in Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

- While reading the semi-autobiographical, Bastard Out of Carolina, by Dorothy Allison, I was stunned by the explicit nature of the novel. We were introduced to a young narrator and protagonist named, Ruth Anne “Bone” Boatwright. Bone's family, like that of the author, experienced a impoverished life, all the while she tried to find her place in a society that had literally labeled her “illegitimate.” Merriam-Webster defines illegitimate as being: (1) not recognized as lawful offspring; specifically: born of parents not married to each other (2) not rightly deduced or inferred- illogical (3) departing for the regular- erratic (4) not sanctioned by law- illegal (5) not authorized by good usag...   [tags: sexual abuse, glen waddell, depression]

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South Carolina in the Fifties

- Most stories depict a world full of misconception and over scrutinized facts which deal with an indirect narration of the past. The story is drawn out and over dramatized to the point of disbelief. Bastard out of Carolina is just that. On the contrary, this book is nothing but realistic. Comparing world sufficiency established by Dorothy Allison’s idea of the fifties to that of today’s standards, one would see it as if that world is one out of a fairytale; not so much a fairytale, but as more of a nightmare-tale....   [tags: literary analysis, society, Dorothy Allison]

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Analysis Of Toni Morrison 's ' The Blues ' And ' Baby Out Of Carolina '

- Toni Morrison and Dorothy Allison are quite forthcoming as they highlight the ills of abuse. Most of the assertions that they provide touch on the psychological implications of such mistreatment and as such, it ends up interfering with the general health of a given person and the general quality of life of such an individual. The general forms of abuse addressed by the authors happen within the family. The two novels both indicate levels of abuse leveled upon women and children, which points towards the element of inequality that existed during the time and as well, in the current period....   [tags: Black people, Discrimination, Toni Morrison]

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The Last Website For The State Of North Carolina

- www.ncpublicschools.org The last website to be evaluated comes from www.ncpublicschools.org. The site is maintained by the department of public instruction and the state board of education for the state of North Carolina. The home page has tabs for K-12 Curriculum, Testing, RTTT, Data & Statistics, Work 4 NC, Publication Sales, and Calendar. There are also drop down menus that cover Program Areas and Departments. On the left side of the main page, there are links to sign up for updates, Let 's Talk Requests & Feedback, The Message Graduate, North Carolina Report Cards, and an Education Directory....   [tags: Teacher, Profession, North Carolina, Education]

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The Nerve Of The Bastard

- 2006 Blood was leaking from his back. He was lying face down in the field after the FBI Agent had shot him to stop him from running. The nerve of the Bastard. There was the sound of footsteps walking towards him. The footsteps stopped and the FBI agent stood still and stared at him for a moment before speaking. "Was it all worth it. The FBI agent asked, and when he didn 't get a response he continued speaking "Look you can do something good for once in your life and tell me who else part of it was," "Fuck you," he instantly replied....   [tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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Questions To Ask Before Hiring A North Carolina Private Investigator

- There are many reasons why an individual may have to hire a North Carolina private investigator. There are a vast majority of investigators that have previously been police officers or some that served in the military. They wanted to continue working in this type of field so they chose to become investigators. Most states require an investigator be licensed. When it comes to doing an investigation it is a lot of hard detailed work and most individuals would not be able to begin doing the detailed search involved in finding out the information needed....   [tags: North Carolina, Private Investigator, hiring,]

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The Bastard Of Istanbul

- The Bastard Of Istanbul is, at heart, a story about coming to terms with one's identity. Almost all of the characters in this book face an identity crisis of some sort. This can be specifically followed by exploring the connection between the idea of the character's identity and their actual, concrete name. Some characters hide behind pseudonyms, while others have multiple names. The theme of names as a reflection of a character's identity is prevalent throughout the book. Characters in both the cybercafe and the physical cafe are only ever known by their pseudonyms....   [tags: Literature Review]

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The Bastard By John Jakes

- In his novel The Bastard, John Jakes tells the story of a young Frenchman named Phillipe Charboneau- the illegitimate son of the Duke of Kentland. Upon the death of the Duke, Phillipe is entitled to receive half of his estate, sharing it with the Duke’s legitimate son, Roger. When the Duke passes, Phillipe is denied his birthright by his father’s wife, Lady Jane Amberly. He is chased out of England and forced to go to London. While in London, it becomes apparent that he and his mother cannot stay for too long as it is not safe....   [tags: American Revolution, Benjamin Franklin]

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Legitimate Bastard:Edmund's Soliloquy in King Lear

- Shakespearean plays always contain intriguing characters with many sides, secrets, and stories. The villainous Edmund in King Lear is no exception. Though a supporting actor by theater standard, he is one of the first characters introduced to the audience in the opening scenes. He plays a key role in the subplot of King Lear, and establishes himself as a complex “evil” character. When compared to Regan and Goneril, Edmund is much more cunning in his ambition. His ultimate goal is to prove his importance and value to society despite being born a bastard....   [tags: Shakespeare Analysis]

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Lost in the Fog, Memoir of a Bastard by Rachel Van Meers

- The main character, Rachel was born without a father and to a mother who doesn’t care about her, telling her “she is a nail in her coffin.” Rachel’s mother also severely beats her at times. Rachel is mainly raised by her grandparents and her aunts and uncles while her mother works at a factory named The Congo. Rachel’s mother agrees to marry Alfred Caluwaerts because he doesn’t mind that she had a daughter, to give Rachel a last name and to tell everyone Rachel had a father. However, Rachel doesn’t see him as a father because he didn’t talk to her and just wanted to get rid of her....   [tags: childhood, german camp]

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Sociological Concepts in Skinny Bastard, by Joel Best

- The following is an analysis of the sociological concepts described by Joel Best in the book Skinny Bastard. The main topics discussed in the book are: “learning the truth about protein and how it can make you fat”**, a “behind the scenes look at the meat industry”**, and the cruelty and contamination that occurs in the production of meat and dairy products. “Which foods can get rid of your gut, all the while still enjoying food”**, and in specific chapters discussing the social and moral importance of knowing whats in your food....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Legalization of Marijuana in North Carolina

- Marijuana is an illegal drug in the state of North Carolina. In some states, such as California and Delaware, medical marijuana is legal. Washington State and Colorado have legalized medical marijuana and the recreational use for adults. As a North Carolinian, I believe that we should legalize it in the state of North Carolina, whether it is for medical or recreational use. We, as North Carolina citizens, should take in consideration that legalizing marijuana has legal issues and cost for the justice system, cost for our local, state, and federal government, and positive use of medical marijuana....   [tags: illegal drug, medicinal marijuana]

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Media And Politics Of North Carolina

- The new political battleground in American politics is bathrooms. North Carolina has been in the media lately for its controversial bathroom law, HB2. According to this law, transgender people must use bathrooms that are correspondent with their sex on their birth certificate. The state government has become so powerful it controls where transgender people go to the bathroom. Companies such as Paypal refuse to expand to North Carolina because of this outrageous law. North Carolina is not the only state that has enacted such laws....   [tags: Federal government of the United States]

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The Politics Of North Carolina

- North Carolina, a demographically changing state, has caused much competition between candidates during all U.S. Presidential Elections. The state is categorized as a battleground state, or most commonly referred to as, a swing state. Its inconstancy in voting primarily for the Democratic or Republican Party has caused it to be one of the ten known battleground states, meaning they have an equal chance of having a Republican or Democratic win. This opens opportunities for prospective Republican and Democratic candidates....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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Caring For Populations Of South Carolina

- Caring for Populations in Aiken, South Carolina Aiken County is a large county located in South Carolina. It is centrally located between Columbia, South Carolina and Augusta, Georgia. There are two colleges, the university of South Carolina at Aiken and Aiken technical college, as well as a large public school district, many churches, a hospital, multiple libraries, many golf courses and several manufacturing plants, including the department of energy’s Savannah River Site. It is well known in the equestrian community nationally....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Obesity]

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The Environmental Issues Of South Carolina

- I live in Summerville, South Carolina which is a beautiful place. This area has many parks to visit which are filled with trees and wildlife. There are also laws protect pine trees. With this considered, I had a preconceived notion that it was a nature-oriented and environmentally conscious town. However, when I conducted research to see what environmental issues my county was addressing, I was shocked to learn that there is a serious lack of programs, activities, or action based on anything remotely concerning any progressive environmental movements....   [tags: Drinking water, Water, Water treatment]

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The Folk Potters of North Carolina

- Imagine you are watching someone spin a mysterious brown block on this odd contraption which they operate with their foot. Their hands are constantly touching it, shaping and forming it into something that you can’t quite tell what it is. They turn all of their concentration to make every single detail so precise. This is the beauty of pottery making. Some people find it hard to believe that a clump of sticky, dry, squishy, chalky dirt can be transformed into a beautiful vase, bowl or plate. Something ugly and old can be turned into something valuable and colorful....   [tags: Iron Oxide, Civil War]

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The City Of Charleston, South Carolina

- Introduction Imagine: It’s Saturday morning in Charleston, South Carolina. On this brisk morning, a resident is reading a book with a cup of coffee on the porch of his historic home. Without warning, a boisterous call from the PA System of a cruise ship pierces the tranquility of the morning. This call signals the departure of the cruise ship, which is then followed by an unnecessary horn, wailing four times. According to a citizen of Charleston, this is a common scenario as it repeats 104 times a year....   [tags: Cruise ship, Tourism, Pacific, Ship]

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The Confederate Flag Of South Carolina

- Although some people see the flag in South Carolina as a sign of respect for the fallen soldiers, others see it as a symbol of racism and hate. Representative Joseph Neal stated, "my heritage is based on a group of people who were brought here in chains, who were denigrated, demagogued, lynched, and killed, denied the right to vote and the right to even start a family" (Murphy). Many people have similar views when it comes to the Confederate flag, especially after a radical, racist man named Dylann Roof, shot nine African Americans at their church....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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The State Of South Carolina

- Aiken County is a large county located in South Carolina. It is centrally located between Columbia South Carolina and Augusta Georgia. There are two colleges, the university of South Carolina at Aiken and Aiken technical college, as well as a large public school district, many churches, a hospital, multiple libraries, many golf courses and several manufacturing plants including the department of energy’s Savannah River Site. It is well know in the equestrian community nationally. Aiken is home to Palace Malice, who was winner of the Belmont Stakes race in 2014....   [tags: Insulin, Diabetes mellitus]

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A Report On South Carolina

- South Carolina has a lengthy and illustrious history of high rates of poverty, homelessness, and the mistreatment of the individuals stuck in these two seemingly inescapable ruts. This state prides itself in its hard-working, determined citizens who welcome others with gracious southern hospitality, but perhaps over the years, the majority of its congregation forgot that not everyone is as independent as they. There are thousands of people all over South Carolina yearning for a ladder with which they may escape the desolate cavern of poverty and rejoin the forces of the self-reliant community....   [tags: Homelessness, Poverty, Southern United States]

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The Reconstruction Of South Carolina

- Summary Reconstruction failed in South Carolina (SC) due to the rise in power of the of Democratic party after the election of 1877 in which Hampton was elected Governor. This shift in power took hold due to the over exaggerated rhetoric regarding Republican party corruption, fear of black militias, and Democratic radicals’ use of violence, fear, and coercion to prevent blacks and Republicans from voting. The major contributor to the anti-republican and black rhetoric was Martin Gary who organized much of the violence leading up to Hampton’s election....   [tags: Ku Klux Klan]

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North Carolina Disaster : Hurricanes

- Disaster Plan Location: Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina Disaster: Hurricanes A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone, the general term, which is used for hurricane, is known as a low-pressure system that forms in the tropics (FEMA). Thunderstorms and the Northern Hemisphere, a counterclockwise circulation of winds near the earth’s surface, can accompany a typical cyclone (FEMA). All Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coastal areas are subject to hurricanes and other parts of the Southwest United States experiences heavy rains and floods each year from hurricanes that spawned off Mexico (FEMA)....   [tags: Tropical cyclone, Wind, Storm, Hurricane Katrina]

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The State Of North Carolina

- Reflecting on my eight year tenure in workforce development, policy actions or inactions have led to unintended consequences. The most recent example of this was a policy action taken by the North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) in 2013 when it overhauled the unemployment insurance (UI) law. Though this law and policy change was indirectly related to workforce development programs, its effects are being felt now. In this essay I will outline the UI law change to include its rationale and the unintended consequences of the change....   [tags: Unemployment, Unemployment benefits, Recession]

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North Carolina Welcomes Visitors

- North Carolina has long played a central role in the history of the southern United States. Located along the Atlantic coastline, this state has contributed to the maritime commerce and economic development of the nation in ways that few states can match. With its historical contributions to aviation and maritime navigation, North Carolina has long lead the nation in many cutting-edge innovations. This forward-thinking leadership along with the state's awe-inspiring geography and the pioneering spirit of its people have given North Carolina a unique culture that any visitor is sure to enjoy....   [tags: Tourism]

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The University Of North Carolina

- The University of North Carolina (the “University”) has taken certain actions to address the academic scandal that came into light in 2011. The University’s African and Afro-American Studies (AFAM) Department was discovered giving “paper classes,” which allowed athletes to stay eligible in the NCAA (the “crisis”). The crisis has tarnished the University’s reputation not only internally, but also externally. Crisis management is a crucial aspect to regain public trust and its reputation. The University has successfully taken several steps to achieve these goals and minimize the damage....   [tags: Academia, Academic dishonesty, University]

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The Carolina Gold Rush

- What do you think of when you hear the term “Gold Rush”. The 1849 gold rush in California. As most folks do, when I think of the term “Gold Rush”, it conjures up images of the West. Images of cowboys and crusty old miners ruthlessly and savagely staking their claims. Immigrants coming by boat, folks on foot, horseback, and covered wagon form all over the US to rape and pillage the land that was newly acquired from Mexico through the 1848 Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo… California. But let me tell you about a gold rush of another kind, in another place, even more significant....   [tags: The Reed Gold Mine]

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John Ruston Pagan 's Book, Anne Orthwood 's Bastard

- John Ruston Pagan’s book, Anne Orthwood’s Bastard, is split into sections describing the different components of sex and law in early Virginia. Pagan describes these components through the story of Anne Orthwood, John Kendall, and their bastard son, Jasper. Anne Orthwood was born an illegitimate child. There was much shame and disgrace for illegitimate children. Although illegitimacy made Anne’s life especially hard, she also faced the same pressures as other members of her generation. Her generation was dealing with shortages of land and labor; increasing prices, rent, and unemployment rates; and declining wages....   [tags: Marriage, Legitimacy, Family law]

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A Review of John Pagan’s "Anne Orthwood’s Bastard"

- In Anne Orthwood’s Bastard: Sex and Law in Early Virginia, John Pagan sets out to examine the complexities of the legal system on the Eastern Shore in the seventeenth- century. He brings to light the growing differences between the English and Virginia legal systems. Pagan, an early American legal historian at the University of Richmond School of Law, spins a tragic story on the legalities surrounding an instance of out-of-wedlock pregnancy. Indentured servant Anne Orthwood’s brief encounter with a man of higher social standing produced a series of four court cases....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Visiting the History Museum of North Carolina

- The museum I chose to visit this week was the North Carolina Museum of History located in Raleigh, North Carolina on March 13, 2014. It was a good time for this assignment because we were traveling this week to North Carolina so it made a great stop for us during our stay. Taking World Cultures has given me a new perspective on the foundation of our history and heritage. North Carolina holds a large amount of history for the United States. It was one of the original 13 colonies and was the first state to declare its independence from the British....   [tags: History, Heritage, Culture]

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Corrections Programs of North Carolina and Oregon

- Community corrections programs in the United States are founded upon the same principles of promoting public safety and security by housing any individual that has broken the laws established by society. However, while there are several similarities there are also several differences in each individual states correctional programs and philosophies. Consequently, those similarities and differences for the states of North Carolina and Oregon will be individually analyzed and explored. The state of North Carolina advocates its mission to be the protection and safety of its citizens throughout the state by providing viable alternatives and meaningful supervision to offenders placed in their cust...   [tags: Community Corrections Programs]

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The Master Of Education At Coastal Carolina University

- Educational Leadership – Associate Professor or Professor The Spadoni College of Education at Coastal Carolina University announces a full-time tenure track position in Educational Leadership, beginning August 2016. The Master of Education and Educational Specialist degree programs in Educational Leadership are designed to provide advanced professional studies in graduate-level coursework for candidates who are interested in becoming principals or district-level leaders, and are committed to excellence in student success....   [tags: Doctorate, Academic degree, School, Education]

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The Environmental Aspects Of The State Of North Carolina

- The environmental aspects of the state of North Carolina are unlike any other; varying from the ecosystems of the coast to those of the mountains in the west. With such diversity, North Carolina is bound to attract throngs of people, and this vast population requires the use of natural resources. In order for long-term civilization to be feasible, sustainability must be kept in mind. Steps must be taken now in order to reduce the negative impacts which will affect the future. New legislation will play a crucial role in the fate of the environment, and will ultimately determine the future of society....   [tags: Biodiversity, Ecosystem]

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Sherman’s Stab at South Carolina

- “South Carolina had succeeded. It had left the Union by vote of its convention at Charleston on the twentieth.”(Lewis 137). To many people this was a shock for South Carolina to be the first state to succeed from the union. To General William Sherman he was devastated as Lewis depicts Sherman Pacing the floor as he was saddened by this tragic news, and in pacing until it became almost an omen to his future march (Lewis 138). As The Civil War came close to an end, the union had come up with a brilliant plan to end it all with just one devastating plan....   [tags: Civil War, Trading Ports]

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Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina And Texas

- States such as Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina and Texas had many reasons to want to secede from the Union. Some of their reasons were similar and some were different. In the article, “The Declaration of Causes of Seceding States,” they give their reasons for wanting to leave the union. Some of the main reasons had to deal with, the Federal Government, the want to abolish slavery, and the presidential election. Starting with Georgia they mention different reasons for wanting to secede from the Union and how they have had enough....   [tags: American Civil War, Southern United States]

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A Cold Day Of Troy, North Carolina

- It was a cold day in October when the water stood still. The whole town was silent The leaves were falling off all the trees and the grass was turning brown. Frank and Beth lived in North Carolina where things are usually bright and sunny. There has never been no trouble or accidents in the town of Troy, North Carolina. The town is so small everyone knows each other. There is one grocery store, one post office and one restaurant where everyone goes to meet each other. The population in this town is about 300 people....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Family, Father]

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Policy Recommendation : The State Of North Carolina

- Policy Recommendation The State of North Carolina General Statutes define juveniles as someone “who is not eighteen years old and is not married, emancipated or a member of the armed forces of the United States” (State of NC, 2000, p. 5). These young people have no right to vote, buy alcohol, or join the military without permission from a parent. Although these same young people are protected by child abuse laws, they can be charged as adults in the criminal justice system. This presents concerns for child advocates....   [tags: Crime, Prison, Criminal justice]

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Three Types of Language in North Carolina

- You may think you have heard it all until you come to the south. The phonetics and dialect is most basic and unconscious. Scotch-Irish, English, and Cherokee languages left distinct dialects, which made a great contribution to the heritage, vocabulary, and way of life. Departing from traditional standard English, Carolina dialects claim no cognitive validity concerning proper grammar. Equally important, speaking ideally a language that poses as English. The rhetoric, syntax, and semantics change depending on audience, geographical location, occasion, and intent of communication....   [tags: phonetics, dialect, cherokee language]

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The Carolina Panthers Versus The Denver Broncos

- Every year during the month of February, the biggest event of every NFL season is hosted which is called the Super Bowl, the annual championship game of the National Football League, the highest level of professional football in the United States. The main lead of the Super Bowl is that two American football teams play against each other to become the top NFL team of the year. This year of 2016 the two football teams that will be the main event on TV will be the Carolina Panthers versus the Denver Broncos....   [tags: National Football League, American football]

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My Experience At The University Of North Carolina

- "I Long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself." -Maya Angelou On the day of February 28, 2015 at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke I felt at home. This is a day I would never forget. My AVID class and I attended the Undergraduate Admissions Winter open house and it was a joy. I learned so much that day about the University and most of all I learned that this is the place I want to further my education in nursing. The thing that stuck with me the most from that day was the word "Family" it was mention so many times that day, especially from the student panel....   [tags: High school, Extracurricular activity, College]

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My Journey At East Carolina University

- Nursing Career Exploration Ever since my seventh grade year, I have known what I wanted to attend college to be. Once I started my journey at East Carolina University, I became unsure of what I wanted to major in. After a lot of thought and research, I decided that I want to become a Registered Nurse. Growing up, I was the little girl who loved to watch Untold Stories of the ER. I always loved seeing the problems that patients have when they enter the hospital and how they are treated. I also enjoyed helping others when they weren’t feeling well, or when they had hurt themselves....   [tags: Nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing]

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South Carolina Lions Charity Services

- South Carolina Lions Charitable Services requests $5,000 to continue the important health programs providing vision, hearing, and health screenings, hearing aids, and eye surgeries to the uninsured residents of Berkley, Colleton, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties served by the Bakker Family Fund. South Carolina Lions Charitable Services is dedicated to improving lives by providing vision, hearing and health screenings, and hearing aids and eye surgeries for the uninsured and under insured residents of South Carolina who otherwise would not receive assistance....   [tags: Health care, Health insurance, Medicine]

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The United States And North Carolina University

- It was a gloomy day, Hurricane Hermine blew past Greenville leaving behind scattered puddles across campus as well as lingering clouds blocking most of the sunlight. The air was cool yet there was a certain electricity present that made that day feel less dreary. It was the first home college football game, East Carolina University was going to play against Western Carolina University. The two institutions haven’t played each other since 1981 and it was sure to be an interesting match up, football season was back in full swing and this match would define the success to come for the home team....   [tags: American football, Football, College football]

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The Effects Of Carolina 's Diversity On The Workplace

- When we learned the prompt of this assignment, I knew exactly what I wanted to research. Even on normal days, I am a very observant person and I have always noticed that people group themselves by looks. A person may not even realize it at first, but the people they choose to socialize with tend to be the same gender, race, body type, and even height as they are. I went in ready to find evidence to support my theory of this social phenomena, but also I looked for proof that discredited my theory....   [tags: Observation, Scientific method, Hypothesis]

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My Experience At The University Of South Carolina

- The idea of going to college outside of South Carolina, even studying outside of the country, has always seemed unreachable. My mother, father, or anyone in my immediate family is not able to tell me about an abroad trip in college. Leaving home and attending my mother’s former college has always been a goal of mine. Being accepted into College of Charleston was the pinnacle of my college career at that point. That changed a year ago when I found out that my roommate was applying to study in Spain....   [tags: Public health, Health care, Health]

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Conquering North Carolina's Endangered Aves

- Conquering North Carolina’s Endangered Aves North Carolina has nine birds that are listed as FE, Federally Endangered, and five birds that are listed as FT, Federally Threatened (Protected). Endangered species are in danger of becoming extinct, whereas threatened species are likely to become endangered (What). The Wood Stork, Ivory-billed Woodpecker, Bewick’s Wren, and American Peregrine Falcon consist of four of the nine FE birds. Of the five FT birds in North Carolina, two of them are the Bald Eagle and the Northern Saw-whet Owl (Protected)....   [tags: habitat destruction, hunting, poaching]

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South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

- The state agency I have chosen to write about is the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). They are the states leading law enforcement agency who handles case all over the state to include investigating crimes committed by common people to those committed by police officers. Therefore, in order to keep track of all the crime that is happening within our state they use the South Carolina Incident-Base Reporting System (SCIBRS) in which their training manual was last revised in 2014 (sled.sc....   [tags: Police, Crime, Law enforcement agency]

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Lexington Medical Center, South Carolina

- Lexington Medical Center is located in West Columbia, South Carolina. It is in the heart of the midlands here and is the hospital that everyone knows and loves. They have a 414 bed medical complex along with 60 medical practices, 6 community medical and urgent care centers, an occupational health center, Alzheimer’s care center and the largest extended care facility in the Carolinas. These facilities are served by over 600 physicians and 1,600 nurses within the hospital network. They offer a variety of medical services from pediatrics to geriatrics and routine care to complex intensive treatments....   [tags: Health care, Medicine, Health care provider]

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Slave Patrols During South Carolina

- Slave patrols began in South Carolina, during the year 1704. Slave patrols were enacted by colonials who warranted the use and regulation of slavery through laws which limited enslaved individuals attempts and or ability to escape, establishing and requiring rules which required all settlers to assist in the enforcement of these new slave codes. Those who participated in slave patrols where noted as patrollers, patty rollers, or paddy rollers by slaves. A slave patrol consisted of groups of three to upwards of six white men who imposed discipline against black slaves who were found to have traversed away from their plantation with either the intention of escaping or simply intermingling amon...   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Slavery]

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South Carolina 's Court System

- Bryan, it appears that South Carolina’s court system is similar to that of Missouri. I appreciated you thread and with that being said, Professor has proposed the following question, “If there could be changes made to make our court system more compatible with the biblical model, what would it be and why?” Most would agree that our country was founded on Christian principles and those that don’t should thank their lucky stars that we were (e.g., atheists, socialists). Our God is God of “all” and that includes civil government....   [tags: Law, Crime, Criminal justice, Punishment]

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North Carolina’s Coastal Predicament

- The coastal areas of North Carolina are the most dynamic and active systems of all the natural systems in the state. In the coastal areas the hydrosphere, atmosphere, and lithosphere all interact and interrelate to one another in a fashion of spectacle that gravitates people of all backgrounds to enjoy in the fruits it has to offer. This expanse of natural splendor though is facing a troubling situation as sea levels continue to rise, temperature intensity augments at new heights, and other climate impacting factors put the coast at risk....   [tags: private property, Beachfront Management Act]

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The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

- The University of North Carolina at Greensboro In 1891 the University of North Carolina at Greensboro was founded by the state of North Carolina, only it was not called University of north Carolina at Greensboro, it was State Normal & Industrial School. The state founded this college to higher educate the women in the state of North Carolina. For seventy-two years the college remained only for women until 1963. In 1963 there was a law that said all state colleges must admit both sexes into their program of education....   [tags: Papers]

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Carolina

- Carolina Carolina Arboleda was born in Columbia before moving to Greenwich six years ago. She moved to America along with her mother’s side of the family, while her father and his blood related family members remain in Columbia. Carolina’s first impression of Greenwich was that it is a fairly boring town, with an absence of activities and places to go. She did however praise the good school system, and hoped to make the best of her new life. Family is very important to Carolina. She has a brother who is three years old and a sister who is fourteen years old....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Underground Railroad in North Carolina

- The Underground Railroad in North Carolina The Underground Railroad was perhaps the most active and dramatic protest action against slavery in United States history and as we look at the Underground Railroad in North Carolina we will focus on the Quakers, Levi Coffin’s early years, and the accounts of escaped slaves from North Carolina. The unique blend of southern slave holder and northern abolitionist influences in the formation of North Carolina served to make the state an important link in the efforts to end slavery inside and outside of North Carolina borders....   [tags: Slavery American History]

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It Is Time to Expand Medicaid Coverage in South Carolina

- ... “Here in South Carolina we have one of the lowest life expectancies and highest infant mortality rates in the U.S. With such high costs and such poor outcomes, why would we through more money at the system without first demanding improved efficiency, quality, and accessibility. As long as I am governor, South Carolina will not implement the public policy disaster that is Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion” (Hoogendyk, 2013). That makes for good sound bites during a conservative-state’s election cycle, but even the South Carolina’s medical establishment believes Haley and the legislature should change course....   [tags: Affordable Care Act]

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Child Of The Dark By Carolina Maria De Jesus

- In the favela of São Paulo, Brazil, 1958, Carolina Maria de Jesus rewrote the words of a famous poet, “In this era it is necessary to say: ‘Cry, child. Life is bitter,’” (de Jesus 27). Her sentiments reflected the cruel truth of the favelas, the location where the city’s impoverished inhabited small shacks. Because of housing developments, poor families were pushed to the outskirts of the city into shanty towns. Within the favelas, the infant mortality rate was high, there was no indoor plumbing or electricity, drug lords were governing forces, drug addiction was rampant, and people were starving to death....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Poverty]

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Analysis of the Two Periods of Antebellum South Carolina

- ... Furthermore, image A represents the manner of slavery before abolition had set in in South Carolina. Since this sale took place in 1760 this meant that South Carolina was still a British colony, as the America Revolution had not occurred yet. With the British customs in usage, slavery was still at the point of treating the Africans as if they were no better then cattle. One of the sellers, Laurens, was one of the wealthiest plantation owners and slave traders in South Carolina meaning he conducted business in a manner of selling his imported slaves for as much profit as he could get....   [tags: advertisement of slaves, civil war]

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Overview of The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB)

- The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB) is the only specialized non-profit school in South Carolina for students who are deaf or blind. The main campus is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina, but the school serves students throughout the entire state of SC through its campus and outreach service programs. The SC School for the Deaf and the Blind was founded in 1849 by the Reverend Newton Pinckney Walker. The school was first started as a private school for students who were deaf....   [tags: Special needs, Enrollment]

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Native Americans Of North Carolina

- American Indians had been living in North Carolina for at least 9,500 years before European explorers first encountered them in the 1520's. For the past several decades an increasing number of Americans have been identifying as American Indians. For centuries before European contact, these native people lived in harmony with the natural environment, taking no more from the land than they needed to survive. Of all the states in the Union, North Carolina has witnessed the largest increase in Native American population during the past 100 years, based upon official government census documents....   [tags: Native Americans US History]

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The Outer Banks of North Carolina

- As I walk towards the ocean with the sand warm beneath my feet, the waves lap at my ankles, seeming as if they want to pull me out to sea. The sun rises over the horizon, reflecting off the waves and shimmering like gold. The salt air smells tangy as it stings my nose with the smell I crave while I am away from the ocean. The Outer Banks in North Carolina has been my favorite place to go from my first memories. I look forward to going there every summer because there at the ocean I feel at home....   [tags: Observation Essays, Descriptive Essays]

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Legalizing Tattooing in South Carolina

- What is tattooing. Tattooing is the art of marking the skin with indelible patterns, pictures, or legends by making pricks and inserting colored ink. The word itself has its origins in the South Pacific. The art had been referred to as pricking, scarring, or staining until explorer Captain James Cook encountered the indigenous peoples of Tahiti. (Wilkinson 6) Tattooing is not just a recent fad. Tattooing has been around for a very long time. "The current first proven incident of a tattoo dates back 4,000 years B.C....   [tags: Law]

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Land Redistribution in South Carolina

- Land Redistribution in South Carolina After the Civil War, the United States was torn on how to provide services to freed slaves, or freedmen. Eventually the Freedmen's Bureau emerged from the confusion. This bureau gave food, shelter, and education to freedmen, but also did one more very important service. The Freedmen's Bureau helped to get the emancipated slaves on their feet by providing land to each of them. "Forty acres and a mule"(Abbot, 52) was the amount of land and property that each family or single man in South Carolina was to get....   [tags: Papers]

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The Regulators of North Carolina

- The history of colonial North Carolina is bombarded with frequent strife and turmoil. The people of North Carolina, because of a lack in supervision from the British monarchy, learned to possess an independent spirit. The colony remained isolated from the rest of the country because of several geographical conditions such as poor harbors, the abscence of navigable rivers, numerous swamps, and bad road conditions. Due to these conditions, communities throughout North Carolina became widely seperated....   [tags: essays research papers]

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I Want to Be in the College of Business at the East Carolina University

- As an entering freshman at East Carolina University, I knew I wanted to be in the College of Business but I was unsure on what concentration I would like to pursue throughout my four years of study. I have been interested in business ever since I took several classes in Sports and Entertainment Marketing, and Entrepreneurship in high school and recently I have wanted to study the managerial roles of a business. In conclusion, the concentrations in the College of Business that interest me include Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management....   [tags: marketing, management, entrepreneurship]

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North Carolina The Law States That You Must Be 21

- In North Carolina the law states that you must be 21 to consume alcohol. However, a person may work as a bartender, serve in a restaurant that sells alcohol, and sell spirits in a state-owned store at the age of 18; also to sell beer or wine in a retail store, the seller may be of any age. Although, in North Carolina the drinking age is 21 there are some exceptions, such as, religious purposes, medical purposes, and educational purposes. If you are under age 21 and convicted of purchasing or attempting to purchase alcoholic beverages you will have the following penalties....   [tags: Criminal law, Crime, Felony, Driver's license]

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Overview of Poverty in the US and Solutions for Columbus, South Carolina

- Imagine a father that is out of work and cannot provide for his family, a child that is living on the streets and starving, and an elderly man that doesn’t have a home. This is what is happening throughout the nation: poverty, homelessness, and starvation. Many people are experiencing these same situations, in Columbus County, North Carolina, and the problem needs a solution. According to the recent analysis of the general population and the statistics of Columbus County, poverty and hunger are significant issues that could be solved through community aid....   [tags: Salvation Army, US Census]

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How the Civil War Effected South Carolina

- The Civil War had a multi-faceted effect on Charleston, South Carolina. As a result of the American Civil War, Charleston’s economy, agriculture, slavery, architecture, and lifestyle forever changed. Charleston, the site of great devastation during and after the American Civil War, took decades to recover. However, Charleston became the most beautiful city in South Carolina. The American Civil War affected Charleston’s agriculture in an enormous way. During the Civil War, as Charleston’s Confederates left the city, and the federal troops entered the city, the Confederates set fire to and blew up many of their own supplies (including cotton, rice and munitions)....   [tags: agriculture, slaves, economy]

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Reproductive Health Education in The North Carolina School System

- The program called Don’t Be a Sexual Statistic (DBASS), is based on the HYA and implements their mission to provide truthful information regarding reproductive health education in the North Carolina school system. This program requires all seven to ninth graders to have a class every semester or year pertaining to each grade level, teaching the students about reproductive health education. The target group for DBASS, is young children to teenagers from ages twelve to fifteen. This focuses on seven to ninth graders in the North Carolina school system....   [tags: Sex Education]

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South Carolina Child Care Center Regulations

- South Carolina Child Care Center Regulations Agency Information South Carolina, like all other states, has a strict list of child care center regulations. “Child care licensing is a type of regulatory activity in which the state authorizes an individual or a group to operate a child care facility” (South Carolina Department of Social Services, 2007). In South Carolina, those regulations are controlled by the Department of Social Services (DSS): Division of Early Care and Education. “The Division of Early Care and Education manages all state and federal child care programs, and serves as the single point of contact for federal child care dollars in South Carolina” (South Carolina Department...   [tags: Early childhood education, Childhood, Day care]

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An Individual 's Entitlement Act Of South Carolina

- Everyone has rights. Even animals have rights. Our textbook defines a right as “an individual’s entitlement to something”. Rights may derive from moral standards or a legal system. Three types of rights are legal rights, moral rights and human rights. A legal right, according to our textbook is “an entitlement that derives from a legal system and permits or empowers a person to act in a specified way or that requires others to act in certain ways toward that person.” Legal rights are created by a legal system and can be different in different areas....   [tags: Human rights]

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Who Is The For The Future Of Agriculture Is Defined By The North Carolina

- Two Organizations One Mission Get Kids Involved “I believe in the future of agriculture, with a faith born not of words but of deeds - achievements won by the present and past generations of agriculturists; in the promise of better days through better ways, even as the better things we now enjoy have come to us from the struggles of former years.” E.M Tiffany FFA, the Future Farmers of Agriculture is defined by the North Carolina FFA chapter as “a dynamic youth organization within agricultural education that changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success”....   [tags: Learning, Education, Skill]

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My First Semester At The University Of North Carolina At Charlotte

- My first semester at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte has been everything that I expected it to be. I knew it would be strenuous to move to a new city totally different from what I had grown up in. I also know that this would put a strain on making new friends, keeping up with my social life, maintaining a healthy mental and physical and healthy lifestyle, and achieving my goals - nonetheless, I have managed to do all of these things and have a splendid time doing so. My main goals were to make it on the dean’s list, join a church and a Christian organization, make new friends, and volunteer often....   [tags: Goal, Term, Time, Management]

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The Legal Structure Of The United Carolina Secretary Of State

- Legal Structure: After some thorough research, Deepest Needs Counseling would run as a Professional Limited Liability Company (PLLC). Since the sole purpose of the business would be to provide counseling services, The North Carolina Secretary of State (n.d.) requires that when a business renders professional services the articles be filed appropriately with the licensing board. The steps to follow would be to complete a Certificate of Registration Application and submit it along with a $50.00 application fee, and a copy of the unapproved Articles of Organization to the NCBLPC Board (NCBLPC, n.d.)....   [tags: Limited liability company, Corporation]

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Employment Compensation Of The North Carolina Department Of Commerce

- Unemployment Compensation is a program operated by the Division of Employment Security, a division of the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The program is funded by an employer tax to provide eligible workers with some income while they seek new employment(Employment Security Commission). According to Human Resources Management, it states, “Unemployment insurance provides workers whose jobs have been terminated through no fault of their won monetary payments for up to 26 weeks or until they find a new job” (Human Resource Management p....   [tags: Unemployment, Unemployment benefits, Employment]

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