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Comparing Brittney Cooper 's Article ' Between The World And Me '

- There is truly a fine line between physical discipline and abuse, and many times in the black community, that line is crossed. This topic is centered on discussions found in both Brittney Cooper’s article published on The Salan entitled “The Racial Parenting Divide” and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ novel “Between The World and Me” . Both parallel one another in the ideas exhibited in their pieces. The article written by Cooper confesses the often times TOO authoritative parenting style that black parents use to discipline their children while Between the World and Me gives a first hand acknowledgement of that....   [tags: African American, Black people, African diaspora]

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Susan Cooper 's Work Takes A Different Approach On Families ' Feelings Of Insecurity

- Unlike any sociological research which acquires empirical data, sociologist Marianne Cooper’s work takes a different approach on families’ feelings of insecurity by qualitative measure. The book gives the audience a general perspective of prosperous American nation after the Great Depression and the downturn of the economy along with polarization of social class and income inequality as time goes on. It tells the stories of five particular families of different social class around the economic recession in 2000s emotionally dealing with financial instability....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Working class]

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The Perception Of Monsters, By Brandy Ball Blake And L. Andrew Cooper

- Film is a great attribute to the modernization to our society. We use film to make words into actions. The visual aspect of a story, makes the story more like what we see every day through our own eyes. In the excerpts edited by Brandy Ball Blake and L. Andrew Cooper, they explain the ideas behind films effect on monsters. Information from Frankenstein, An American Werewolf in London, and Psycho help support the effect of film on the humanization of monsters. Film shows the audience of how certain characteristics effect who monsters are....   [tags: Love, Psychology, John Landis, Emotion]

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A Research Study On Bone Scaffold Designing Project At The Cooper Union

- My first research experience started when I participated in bone scaffold designing project at the Cooper Union in Spring 2012, under the supervision of professor David Wootton at Cooper Union Department of Mechanical Engineering. The purpose of this study was to design and manufacture bone scaffold for orthopedic trauma, especially for segmented bone fracture. I worked with a senior mechanical engineering student who had been conducting the research as his senior capstone project. The first task was to test manufacturing efficiency of two different types of polycaprolactone (PCL) with different average molecular weight....   [tags: Molecular biology, DNA, Gene, Protein]

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Case Study : Worldcom 's Betty Vinson And Cynthia Cooper

- Case One Project: “WorldCom’s Betty Vinson and Cynthia Cooper” 1.) Loyalty to your profession and professional standards is the most important for a business professional to maintain in their career no matter what when it comes to ethical issues that may occur in the workplace. You obviously want to care for the company you work for and ensure its great success, but when that company influences an individual to engage in unethical activity in order to profit or remain in business, then an individual’s duty to their employer diminishes when it conflicts with their personal morals....   [tags: Morality, Ethics, Business ethics, Virtue]

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Sonny 's Blues By James Baldwin

- The short story Sonny’s Blues by James Baldwin is written in first person through the narrator. This story focuses on the narrator’s brother sonny and their relationship throughout the years. This story is taken place in Harlem, New York in the 1950s. The narrator is a high school algebra teacher and just discovered his brother in the newspaper. This story includes the traditional elements to every story, which consist of the exposition, conflict, rising action, climax, falling action, and the resolution....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Climax, Jazz]

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Anna Julia Cooper : An Advocate For The Empowerment And Education Of The African American Female

- “Throughout her professional life, [Anna Julia Cooper] advocated equal rights for women of color...and was particularly concerned with the civil, educational, and economic rights of Black women” (Thomas & Jackson, 2007, p. 363). Lucy Diggs Slowe (1883-1937) Instinctively a feminist, Lucy Diggs Slowe was an outspoken advocate for the empowerment and education of the African American female. A graduate of Howard University in 1908, Ms. Slowe cultivated her passion for gender equality with many leadership positions on the Howard campus....   [tags: African American, Black people, University, Race]

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The Case Of Cooper Green Hospital ( Cgh ) And Its Community Care Plan

- In the case, of Cooper Green Hospital (CGH) and its Community Care Plan (CCP) we will explore the problems that plagued the hospitals growth and address the attempts made by senior leadership of the hospital to enhance its reach to the poor and undeserved citizens of Jefferson County who were in critical need of medical treatment. We will look at strategies senior leadership explored and offer recommendations CGH could address to fund CCP once funding runs out next year. In its mission of providing care for the underserved, under constant scrutiny from County Commissioners, Media, and faced challenges of providing quality care to there community....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Medicine, Health care]

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The Surrender Of Culture, By John Mitchell And Martin Cooper Of The Motorola Corporation

- Technopoly As a culture life is always looking for the easy way out and making things more convenient. In Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology Neil Postman dives into how humans are losing themselves to technology and instead of helping the human race it in fact is declining growth. I tend to agree with what Postman is saying throughout the book as it drives home many key points that have become true over the 30 years past release date. The main Faustian deal society has made over the last 30 years is the usage of the cellular phone....   [tags: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Text messaging]

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Those Who Can, Teach

- In chapter two of Ryan Cooper’s textbook, Those Who Can, Teach, he lists eight characteristics of an effective school: “[1] high expectations for student performance, [2] communication among teachers, [3] a task orientation among the staff, [4] the ability to keep students on task, [5] the expenditure of little time on behavior management, [6] the principal’s instructional leadership, [7] the participation of parents, and [8] the school environment” (51). While all eight characteristics above greatly contribute to a school’s overall success, some characteristics have a greater ability to affect the success of a given school....   [tags: Education, Ryan Cooper]

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The Hudson RIver School Of Artist

- The Hudson River School The Hudson River school represents the first native genre of distinctly American art. The school began to produce art works in the early 1820s; comprised of a group of loosely organized painters who took as their subject the unique naturalness of the undeveloped American continent, starting with the Hudson River region in New York, but eventually extending through space and time all the way to California and the 1870s. During the period, that the school’s artists were active (c....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Stephen's Journey to Maturation in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce

- Stephen's Journey to Maturation in A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce   In A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, the author James Joyce uses the development of Stephen from a sensitive child to a rebellious young man to develop the plot of the novel. In this novel, Joyce suggests that through Stephen's experiences with religion, sexuality and education, Stephen not only becomes more mature but these experiences also inspire him to redefine his world and his understanding of his true feelings about art....   [tags: Portrait Artist Young Man James Joyce]

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Stephen Dedalus in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

- Stephen Dedalus in James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man When the soul of a man is born in this country there are nets flung at it to hold it back from flight. You talk to me of nationality, language, religion. I shall try to fly by those nets The spirit of Ireland is embodied in young Stephen Dedalus, the central character of James Joyce's A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Like the Dedalus of Greek myth, Stephen must grow wings so that he may fly above the tribulations of his life....   [tags: James Joyce Portrait Artist Young Man Essays]

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From Hate to Love in James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time

- From Hate to Love in James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time      James Baldwin was a man of many insights.  He believed in various ideas with regards to ?the problem of the color line. (103).  Baldwin, like many other thinkers of his time knew that a change was needed in this country, specifically Baldwin believed a shift from hatred to love was needed.   The main change Baldwin discusses in his biographical novel, The Fire Next Time, religion and how it teaches hate for others and love for those who believe.  The importance Baldwin believes is the change from those beliefs taught by religion to a new acceptance of both black and white races....   [tags: Fire Next Time James Baldwin Religion Essays]

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Effects of Religious Education on Theme and Style of James Joyce's The Portrait of the Artist as a

- Effects of Religious Education on Theme and Style of James Joyce's The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man Although Joyce rejected Catholic beliefs, the influence of his early training and education is pervasive in his work. The parallels between Biblical text and The Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man are abundant. As Cranly says to Stephen, "It is a curious thing, do you know, how your mind is supersaturated with the religion in which you say you disbelieve" (232). The novel progresses in a way that seems Biblical in nature; thematically it compares with the creation and fall of man and/or Lucifer....   [tags: James Joyce Portrait Artist Young Man Essays]

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War of 1812

- I. Americans wished to control the Great Lakes, but with an army that was not trained and disciplined led drawbacks against the British until a compromise was met with the Treaty of Ghent. A. Battle for Canada and the Great Lakes 1. British forces were weakest in Canada. 2. Three attempts of invasion (Detroit, Niagra, and Lake Champlain) beaten once they had crossed over to Canada 3. British and Canadians had advantage of upper Great Lakes by capturing American fort Michilimackinac led by Isaac Brock, with assistant from "General Mud" and "General Confusion." 4....   [tags: Monroe Doctrine, Florida Purchase, Treaty of Ghent]

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Last Of The Mohicans

- “The Last of the Mohicans” The main difference between “The Last of the Mohicans” book version by James Fenimore Cooper and “The Last of the Mohicans” movie version, generally speaking, is that the book has a more adventurous theme and the movie has a more love and romantic theme. Never the less, both stories were extremely interesting. Main details that support this difference are that in the movie, Cora is supposed to wed with Heyward and Cora agreed with that. Then she met Hawkeye when he saved her from an ambush from the Hurons....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Daisy Miller by Henry James

- When Winterbourne first meets Daisy, he is willing to accept her for the vivacious young American girl she is. Although Daisy's customs are not what are expected of young girls in European society, Winterbourne is charmed by Daisy and her original ideals. He defends Daisy to the aristocracy, claiming that she is just "uncultivated" and is truly innocent. As the story progresses, Winterbourne finds himself questioning Daisy's true nature in comparison to the standards of European society....   [tags: Henry James Daisy Miller]

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The Epistle of James

- The epistle of James (named after its author, just like other epistles) addresses the Jewish believers that are scattered abroad as seen in James 1:1. Other than the authorship of this epistle, its apostolic credentials, the main reason of dispute in regards to its canonicity is the fact that James addresses works and its relationship with faith. With Paul’s teachings that focused on salvation that rest on grace alone and that which is gained without works, James here tries to give a lot of significance to “works.” Douglas quotes Martin Luther from the reformation, calling the writing, “an epistle of straw” as it speaks against Pauline theology of “Justification of Faith” in his view....   [tags: authorship, bible, jewish, god]

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Who Is James? ``

- “Who is James?” he asked in an accusatory way. “Don’t hate me. He is my boyfriend,” she said guiltily. “What the hell Kayla. You lied to me. I don’t date sluts!” he shouted. Kayla quickly jumps out of bed and starts dressing as she defends herself, “I don’t need your judgment. I have never done this sort of thing before. It wasn’t planned.” “So, you didn’t lie to Nick about being single. And then lie to me before joining me in my hotel room. Sounds like a slut to me. Just get the hell out,” he yelled....   [tags: 2007 singles, Debut albums, 2005 singles]

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Magua, the Byronic Hero of The Last of the Mohicans

- Magua, the Byronic Hero of The Last of the Mohicans        Traditionally, heroes represented the ideal member of society, reflecting the moral compass of a culture. The "last great heroic tradition in our literature," the Byronic hero, rebels against society, questioning morality (Thorslev 185). The modern hero, or anti-hero, internalizes the struggle for reconciliation. Traditional heroes represent social order, Byronic heroes represent social rebellion, and modern heroes represent social upheaval....   [tags: Last of the Mohicans Essays]

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Stereotyping of the Native Americans in the 1820's and 1830's

- Stereotyping of the Native Americans in the 1820's and 1830's For Americans moving west in the 1820's and 30's there was little firsthand knowledge of what the frontier would be like when they arrived. There was a lot of presumption about the Indians. Many felt, through the stories they heard and read, that they had sufficient information to know what the Indians would truly be like and how to respond to them. Unfortunately, as is described in James Fenimore Cooper's Leatherstocking Tales, white settlers stereotyped the Native Americans as savage, heartless beasts....   [tags: Western Indians Racism Essays]

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Thomas Jefferson

- 1. Thomas Jefferson admired, respected, and praised the Indians for their intellects (Hollitz, 124). However, he also saw them in political terms as enemies in war or partners in peace. Jefferson’s extensive public career allowed him to form the relations between the United States and various Indian nations in the eighteenth centuries. Jefferson notice that the Indians still were not introduced or developed their own written language (Hollitz, 124). As a man of the Enlightenment, he knew that the Indian way of life could no longer exist in the expansion of United States....   [tags: Racial Relations, Indians, Black, Social Issues]

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The Death Of James By James F. Scott Fitzgerald

- James’s uncle, Patrick, is concerned about his nephew experiencing what seem to be trauma symptoms. James is a 13-year-old Irish German American. Recently he reported to his teacher that his father beat him with a mini bat. He said that he didn’t want to go back home, so he showed the teacher the bruises on his legs. The teacher reported the incident and James and his sisters were removed from their parents’ home. James is now living with his uncle, Patrick, and his sisters are in a foster home....   [tags: Emotion, Psychology, Family, Psychiatry]

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Kate Chopin The Awakening

- Kate Chopin The Awakening To what extent does Edna Pontellier, in Kate Chopin's The Awakening, mark a departure from the female characters of earlier nineteenth-century American novels The Awakening was published in 1899, and it immediately created a controversy. Contemporaries of Kate Chopin (1851-1904) were shocked by her depiction of a woman with active sexual desires, who dares to leave her husband and have an affair. Instead of condemning her protagonist, Chopin maintains a neutral, non-judgmental tone throughout and appears to even condone her character's unconventional actions....   [tags: Kate Chopin The Awakening Literature Papers]

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The American Hero

- The American Hero Every child has fantasy's of being a super hero and leaping tall buildings in a single bound or staring death in the face everyday and somehow finding a way to escape. All of these imaginative thoughts have been derived from the past literary works by the great writers of the early American literary period. These early writers entered society into a world of action and adventure, where one can see spectacular events unfolding through the eyes of a notorious man of courage and feel as though they are defending there country or saving the woman they love....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Origins Of The Literary Western: Dime Novels And The Virginian By O.Wister

- The concept of the Wild West lies at the core of the American ideology â€" the republican ideology of an independent state ruled by Law. The conflict between Law and Justice is always at the centre of a western. The reason is not hard to find: the wild frontier lands which used to belong to the native American population was an easy prey for all kinds of adventurers, outlaws and gangsters; ordinary settlers, in their turn, had to suffer from both Indians and rustlers. This resulted in immediate measures, such as lynching, which was viewed as an act of justice, on the one hand, and a kind of substitute for ineffective law, on the other....   [tags: O. Wister]

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Illusion and Delusion in Conrad’s Lord Jim : A Tale

- Don Quixote Rides Again: Illusion and Delusion in Conrad’s Lord Jim: A Tale “‘You are an incorrigible, hopeless Don Quixote. That’s what you are.’” (Conrad 1946b, 44) Fifteen-year-old Konrad Korzeniowski (Joseph Conrad) heard these admonitory words from the lips of his tutor, a Krakowian college student instructed by his maternal uncle (Tadeusz Bobrowski) to talk his nephew out of his eccentric desire to become a seaman. The link between young Conrad’s desire to become a sailor and the renowned knight of La Mancha is not a casual one....   [tags: Joseph Conrad Psychology]

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Distortions of the Daniel Boone Legend and Their Impact

- Distortions of the Daniel Boone Legend and Their Impact [1] The silent film, With Daniel Boone Thru the Wilderness, was produced in 1926: a time of prosperity, an era without the skepticism of the modern American mind. People were not yet questioning the stories and histories they had been taught as children. The entertaining story told in this Robert North Bradbury film is loosely based on the life of an American hero. However, the presence of several insidiously inaccurate historical representations demonstrates how an entertaining film might not be as innocent as it initially seems....   [tags: Daniel Boone Essays]

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The Bond of Sisterhood in The Deerslayer

- The Bond of Sisterhood in The Deerslayer Sisters throughout history have been to eachother: friends, playmates, adversaries, confidantes, soul mates and “significant others”, but the most important bond they share is their sisterly love. This bond stands out and sets it apart from all others. The sisterly love that Judith and Hetty Hutter possessed never seemed to reach its full potential. This may be due to the fact that they were sisters who were different in every way possible. This sisterly conflict creates great diversity and themes for the book “The DeerSlayer” by James Fenimore Cooper....   [tags: Papers]

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

- Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass After escaping from slavery, Frederick Bailey changed his name to Frederick Douglass and became a prominent speaker in the abolitionist movement. He was so eloquent that proslavery opponents charged him with being a fraud who had never been a slave and challenged him to reveal the true facts of his life. Such an account was dangerous for Douglass, who could have been captured and returned to slavery for life, but he proceeded to write in specific detail the account of his experience as a slave, in order to reveal the inhumanity of that “peculiar institution” and help bring about its overthrow....   [tags: Papers]

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Duality of Nature in Henry James' Daisy Miller

- Within each of us lies the potential for good and evil--virtue and vice.  Our daily actions reflect the combination of good and bad in a world that is neither black nor white.  In literature, however, characters often depict complete goodness or vice in a world that holds no room for a duality of nature.  Winterbourne possesses a notion that Daisy Miller must be restrictively good or bad, but the concept is not as black and white as he perceives it to be.  A realistic portrayal of Daisy Miller as an infusion of good and bad—virtue and vice—in a world full of gray increases her moral influence upon us, as we too, have inherent dual natures in an imperfect world....   [tags: Henry James, Daisy Miller]

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Loneliness and Unrequited Love in James Joyce's Dubliners

- Repetitive routines, and mundane details of everyday life characterize the lives of Joyce’s Dubliners and trap them with frustration, restraint, and violence. Routines affect the characters who face difficult predicaments, but it also affects characters who have little open conflict in their lives. The most consistent consequences of following mundane routines are loneliness and unrequited love. The consistency of these Dubliners’ lives through the stories, effectively traps them, preventing them from being receptive to new experiences and happiness....   [tags: Dubliners, James Joyce]

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A Brief Biography of William James

- There are numerous psychologists that have made huge impacts and stand out in the world we live in. Some of these people include Skinner, Maslow, and Freud, people that everyone knows. However, a person who stands out in American psychology is William James. Even though his name is not known to everyone, he had many large contributions in psychology. He wrote two books, contributed to the James-Lange Theory of Emotion, impacted pragmatism, and functionalism. When he was just eight years old, he was better in mathematics than his “genius” father was....   [tags: father of American Psychology]

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American Romanticism

- American Romanticism When many hear “Romanticism” they think of love, but Romanticism isn’t mainly about love. Yes, it may have some love, but it’s also about reasoning, nature, imaginations, and individualism. Like American Romanticism, that occurred from 1830 – 1865. It was actually caused by Washington Irving and James Fenimore Cooper. For Americans, “it was a time of excitement over human possibilities, and of individual ego. American writers didn’t know what “America” could possibly mean in terms of literature, which was American and not British....   [tags: history, literature]

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The Life Of James At The Church

- Preaching through the book of James at the church I serve in Los Angeles has been very rewarding. While researching for the series and looking at the history of the Jewish Christians at that time, it was clear that this book may be one of the most relevant books relating to the culture of the University Christian Church. The mixing of cultures, the diversity of economic classes, the receptivity to the teaching of the Gospel in Los Angeles is very similar to the early Christian culture. Jewish dispersion in the first century is a crucial piece to the puzzle in understanding the New Testament writings of James....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Judaism]

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The Odd Chapters Of James Mcbride

- This book has a unique structure; not like any other book I read. The odd chapters are the story of James McBride’s mother, how she grew up and the struggles she went through. While the even chapters are the story of James McBride’s story of how he grew up. It took him years to get her story because she had a terrible past and she did not want to remember the painful memories from it. At first I did not like the idea of the structure and thought to myself that it is going to be hard to read and will get very confusing....   [tags: Family, Black people, Black Panther Party]

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The Case Of James `` Ford ``

- In" this" case" of" James" Ford" ," I" there" is" a" huge" chance" of" success" if" he" just"make" some"minor" tweaks" to" his" business" model" by" applying" few" strategies" which" I" think" will" help" him" grow" and" create" a" sustainable" business." " """"""Strategies"to"create"a"successful"company"" 1. According" to" my" perspective," if" James" wants" to" create" a" successful" company" then" he" needs" to" diversify"the"services"he"provides."As"we"know,"James"have"limited"hours"to"give"coaching"to"students" which" doesn’t" help" to" increase" revenue," he" should" come" up" with" some" pre" recorded" topic" wise" lectures"which"will"help"students"to"study"SAT"by"sitting"at"home"irr...   [tags: Investment, Finance, Saving, Start]

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Analysis Of The Book ' James '

- The theme of James is gaining an understanding that the way we communicate is a reflection of our heart. The Book of James is parallel to the Book of Proverbs, full of wisdom and how to tame the tongue (Hawkins, 2006). James 1:19 sets the tone of how we should communicate, “My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry.” James 3: 3-4, “When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, we can turn the whole animal....   [tags: God, New Testament, Suicide, Bible]

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The Color of Water by James McBride

- The Color of Water by James McBride covers a unique epoch in the history of the United States. The memoir was finished in 1996, but depicts a life story that is surreal in the mid-20th century. James McBride’s unique and skilled use of a double narrative adds a new spin to the impact of the two memoirs because both lives seem so abstract to each other but in actuality complement each other. It has a magnificent effect in the narration by keeping us, the readers, interested by taking each step with them....   [tags: racism, social reform, and close mindedness]

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The Power of Araby by James Joyce

- It has been such a joy reading “The Norton Introduction to Literature” by Kelly J. Mays. Of all the stories that I was assigned to read, one story in particular stood out to me because of how the author used words to create a vivid image in my mind. The story I’m talking about is “Araby” by James Joyce. James Joyce does a great job creating vivid images in the readers mind and creates a theme that most of us can relate. In this paper I will be discussing five scholarly peer reviewed journals that also discusses the use of image and theme that James Joyce created in his short story “Araby”....   [tags: Araby Essays]

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James A. Naismith: Creator of Basketball

- Millions of players of basketball which was created by one man by the name of Dr. James A. Naismith. James Naismith was born around the 1860s. James Naismith created the game of basketball in 1891. Dr. James A. Naismith was truly influential to the sports world through the creation of basketball, building Kansas University basketball tradition, and changing lives of millions of people through the game of basketball. Before the game of basketball James Naismith was truly influential to the sports world....   [tags: Biography]

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The Tragedy Of James Eagan Holmes

- On July 16, 2015, James Eagan Holmes was publicly sentenced to 12 life sentences plus 3,318 years. He will serve this sentence as a result of the horrendous Aurora movie theatre massacre he committed. The massacre began when an armed 24 year old, James Holmes, entered a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado. The massacre began in Theater 9 when Holmes entered wearing ballistic gear, a gas mask, and a helmet and began randomly shooting at the moviegoers. The theatre was showing a midnight show of “The Dark Knight Rises” and ended when James left the theatre and surrendered to the police while his actions left 12 dead and 70 wounded....   [tags: Antisocial personality disorder, Mental disorder]

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James and the Giant Peach

- James and the Giant Peach The 1996 Disney Pictures movie James and the Giant Peach is based on the 1961 novel by Ronald Gahl (PBworks, 2005). The movie’s characters, plot, and themes deal with child development concepts such as social development, emotional development, family, friendship, relationships, and attachment. The movie begins with the family and parenting styles concept of child development by introducing the audience to the main character James and his parents. James lives in a two-parent household with his authoritative parents who are providing him with warmth, love, and encouragement (Levine & Munsch, pp....   [tags: film/psychological analysis]

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The Color Of Water By James Mcbride

- The book I chose to read was “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to his White Mother” by James McBride. James McBride James McBride was a writer as well as held a degree in music composition. This particular selection was by far his best seller. This is a story about the author and his struggle to accept his biracial identity as well as his mother’s history. James was the eighth child out of twelve. His mother was of Jewish decent and his father was black. He struggled to accept this fact and was downright embarrassed of the fact he had a “white” mother as well as being scared of the fact she was white....   [tags: Family, Black people, White people, Miscegenation]

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The Turn Of The Screw By Henry James

- When facing the truth, often the mind cannot comprehend events that are dear to you and your beliefs. In The Turn of the Screw, Henry James’s critically acclaimed novella, he presents a point of view that provides visuals and insight into the narrator’s mind. The story fundamentally deals with supernatural forces. However, through different interpretations, the reliability of the narrator can be questioned. Her own confessions thought process and concrete that is hidden by Henry James. When the book was published during the Victorian era, little to no emphasis was based on the idea of mental health....   [tags: Schizophrenia, Psychology, Mental disorder, Mind]

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A Review on the Works of James Baldwin

- Introduction The works of James Baldwin are directly related to the issues of racism, religion and personal conflicts, and sexuality and masculinity during Baldwin's years.James Baldwin's works, both fiction and nonfiction were in some instance a direct reflection his life. Through close interpretation you can combine his work to give a "detailed" look into his actual life. However since most writings made by him are all considered true works of literature we can't consider them to be of autobiographical nature....   [tags: Literature]

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James 's Depression And Anxiety

- I. Client Demographics James* is a 18 year-old, Anglo/Brazilian male. James is currently living in a foster home by himself, James and his stepfather were homeless before being referred to a shelter. James reports he was 17 years old when he was placed in foster care. James reported having good communication with his mother who lives in Brazil. Youth communicates with her via Facebook every day. James biological father is currently incarcerated and his stepfather lives in Texas. James has no contact with his biological father and has some contact with stepfather when he is in town....   [tags: Family, Suicide, Bipolar disorder]

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The Creator of Basketball: James Naismith

- James Naismith is the creator of basketball. Basketball is now a very popular sport. James Naismith accomplished many things in his life. But, the biggest by far is the creation of basketball. James Naismith created basketball while he was a physical education teacher a t the YMCA. He was challenged to make an indoor game for cold Canadian winters in which outdoor games could not be played. While James Naismith was in the process of making his game he observed other sports to take good qualities from those sports....   [tags: YMCA, invention]

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Biography of James Swann Jr.

- The Shotgun stalker is a serial killer who terrorized the Washington, D.C area for two months in 1993. He would do random drive-by shootings using a 12-gauge shotgun. His name is James Swann Jr., was African American he was born in 1964. James was a New Jersey native. He moved to Oxon Hill with his sister a few years prior to the shootings. He worked as a security guard; however, Swann was fired because he insisted on walking backward while patrolling the aisles of a drugstore. In the 1980’s mental illness began to show in James....   [tags: legal issues, shotgun stalker]

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The Beast in the Jungle by Henry James

- Point of View as a Narrative Device in “The Beast in the Jungle” In Henry James’ short story, “The Beast in the Jungle”, the third person narrative is used as a literary device and therefore, the narrator does not play a role in the events of the story. Considering the fact that this is a story about a man’s self-absorption, it is interesting that this form of narration was used; typically, in order to completely capture a narrator’s self-interest first-person would be the narrative choice. Instead, James’ choice of the third person narrative is an advantage with respect to the theme of the story: a life that is not fully realized....   [tags: Short Story, Literary Analysis]

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The Color of Water by James McBride

- The novel, The Color of Water follows the author and narrator James McBride, and his mother Ruth’s life. It explores their childhood—when they were both embarrassed by their mothers—through the part of their lives where they began to accept themselves for who they are. Moreover, this memoir is quite distinctive as McBride cleverly parallels his story to his mother, Ruth’s story using dual narration. This technique further helps contribute to the theme of self-identity. Throughout the novel, McBride searches for identity and a sense of belonging that derives from his multiracial family....   [tags: ruth's life, childhood]

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The Color of Water, by James McBride

- The novel, The Color of Water follows the author and narrator James McBride and his mother Ruth’s life, through their childhood—when they were both embarrassed about their mother—through the part of their lives where they began to accept themself for who they are and became proud of it. Moreover, this memoir is quite distinctive as McBride cleverly parallels his story to his mother, Ruth’s story by using dual narration which further helps to contribute to the theme of self-identity. Throughout the novel, McBride searches for identity and a sense of self that derives from his multiracial family and through the use of two different narrations, McBride slowly establishes his identity....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Acceptance]

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James Madison: The Father of The Constitution

- James Madison was born in 1751; he was the oldest of 12 children. He was from a wealthy Virginian family. James was a small child and was not healthy or rambunctious; he spent a lot of time reading. He was married later in life to Dolley Payne Todd and had no children. Madison attended the College of New Jersey which later took the name of Princeton University; he took a liking to history and politics, that opened bigger doors for the soon to be president of the United States. In 1776, the Declaration of Independence was ratified; while a member of the Virginia State Legislature, Madison helped create the Virginia State Constitution....   [tags: american history, articles of confederations]

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Witchcraft : The Demonology Of King James

- Witchcraft in early Scotland The Demonology of King James I paired with the influence of the protestant church and their 5th general assembly can be linked to the outpour of what has been labeled as witchcraft in early Scotland. King James I created an uproar in early Scotland with his publication of the Demonology paired with his involvement with the Berwick witch trials. Written in 1597 (Charles, 111-12) and containing primarily delineations of the witchcraft trials King James’ Demonology also gave many other sources which all dealt with that which was considered taboo or ungodly during the given time....   [tags: Witchcraft, Witch-hunt, Salem witch trials, Magic]

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The Presidency of James Knox Polks

- He was the 11th president of the United States and was known as “young hickory”, and the first “dark horse”. James Knox Polk accomplished many things in his life. He served in the House of Representative, became governor of Tennessee, and became president of the United States. His achievements impacted the U.S and made it what it is today. For example he annexed Texas, lowered tariffs, established an independent Federal Treasury, went to war with Mexico, and added three states to the union. If James Polk did not become president, then there is a possibility that California, New Mexico and Oregon would not be a part of the United States....   [tags: Biography ]

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A Blessing by James Arlington Wright

- James Arlington Wright is widely recognized as one of America's finest contemporary poets. He was born in December 13, 1927 in Martins Ferry, Ohio. He was the second of three sons; Ted, James and Jack. His Father, Dudley, was a die-cutter at Hazel-Atlas Glass in Wheeling a neighboring town in Virginia where his mother, Jessie, worked at the White Swan Laundry. Both had to quit school in early teens to work. In 1946 graduated from high school as a Valedictorian and joined the U.S. Army. He trained in engineering school at Fort Lewis, Washington....   [tags: poems, biography]

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Lebron James and Kobe Bryant

- Lebron James and Kobe Bryant are two of the most explosive players in the NBA today. Each player has his own playing style that separates him from the rest of the league. Both players have their own career achievements, endorsements, and personal life stories behind the game. If you ask anybody, the comparison between these two players is great. It is a never ending debate between who is better because both players have something different to bring to the table. Side by side on paper, both players seem dominant and may one day end up in the basketball hall of fame....   [tags: Biography]

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Jesse James' Life of Crime

- Born on September 5, 1847 in Clay County, Missouri was probably the most famous criminal in all of America Jesse James. Jesse was the highlight when it came to criminology and still is his name comes up and anyone can tell you who he is in America. His life of crime began not at a young age but later on during his campaign in the civil war as a confederate soldier. Jesse and what he then started as his gang would capture unarmed Union Soldiers and put them through cruel torture sessions, but they would usually capture them and kill them without orders of their commanding officers and scalping them like game....   [tags: notorious outlaws in American history]

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James Jarvis: A Changed Man

- In 1930’s and 1940’s South Africa, many people suffered through traumatic events, whether it be a robbery, a loss of livelihood, a beating, or the ultimate tragedy, the loss of a loved one. In his novel Cry, the Beloved Country, Alan Paton makes sure that this is not left out of his true-to-life, albeit fictional, account of life in South Africa. James Jarvis is the recipient of this tragedy in the novel. His son, Arthur Jarvis, is murdered in his home by Absalom Kumalo during a botched robbery attempt....   [tags: fiction, persuasive]

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Social Worker James And Anthony

- To start, during the video you will clearly see that the social worker James and Anthony both individuals are African American male. However, when looking at both individuals from a cultural perspective there are noticeable likely differences between James and Anthony. Watching the video, I could clearly see that social worker James’s facial structure, which indicated he was older than Anthony. Referencing to the video, it stated, that Anthony was 15 years old during this interactive case study, as compared to social worker James who appeared to look older....   [tags: Culture, African American, The Culture, Sociology]

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Brief Biography of James Thurber

- James Thurber’s life and journey to prominence was a rocky one. He was born in Columbus, Ohio on December 8th, 1894. (Cite) Nothing about his family or first few years in the world were spectacular. Him, his mother Mary, father Charles, and two brothers Robert and William were moving along as any normal family would. (Cite) At age 8, James’ life was drastically changed forever. While playing William Tell with his siblings, one of his eyes was punctured by an arrow. He became completely blind in that eye and developed partial blindness in the other....   [tags: Writer, Blind]

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The American Humorist: James Thurber

- The American Humorist James Thurber is considered to be one of the greatest American humorists of the 20th Century. He had a way that interpreted the everyday life of American people. Not only could people connect to his stories, but he included many superior qualities in his writing that sparked people’s interest and kept them wanting more. James Thurber’s work appealed to all ages. Not only could he write, but he also illustrated and drew cartoons, so he had something for people of every age group....   [tags: abuse of language, fantasy]

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William Faulkner And Henry James

- “Much of American Literature is a consideration of our ability to head to the frontier, reinvent ourselves, make a shining city on a hill, be the last best hope for mankind, free ourselves of the shackles of the past, the tragic fate of birth in a particular place ... you get the picture. It is shot through our attitudes to class, politics, the immigrant experience, and much else” (Hardy). Society has always impacted American literature and the way in which a story is accepted and admired or rejected and despised....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, American literature]

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The Physics of Pressure Cooker

- The Physics of the Pressure Cooker Generally, water boils at 100 degree Celsius (212 degree Fahrenheit) in normal room temperature and pressure. If somebody boils the water for five minutes or for twenty minutes, the temperature will always remain the same. The pressure of air affects the boiling point of water. If air pressure is changed, then the boiling point will also change according to it (How does”). This is why a pressure cooker cooks food quickly as the pressure of the steam in the cooker gets as high as twice the normal pressure of the atmosphere....   [tags: Physics Pressure Cooker Papers]

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Biography of James Naismith

- “The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play ‘Drop the Handkerchief.’” (James Naismith Quotes). In November, 1861, the inventor of “basketball” was born in Almonte, Ontario, Canada (Biography of James Naismith). But it never crossed his mind that he’d be the creator of one of the most popular world-wide sports known to man (James Naismith…:Inventor of Basketball). Dr. James Naismith had the body foundation of a fine athlete. As he matured, he developed characteristics of a modest, down-to-earth man....   [tags: basketball, invention, athlete, sports]

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Biography of LeBron James

- ... Sometimes James would get in to trouble at school ,but not in the way you would think of. When he was in fourth grade, he was in danger of getting kicked out of school because he would rarely show up for school because of the problems of his home life (Smithwick 9). He ended up staying in school and finally went on to high school. In 1998, LeBron James started high school at Saint Vincent- Saint Mary High School in Akron (Smithwick 10). While James was in high school he excelled in two sports, football and his more known sport, basketball....   [tags: nba, talent, the cavaliers]

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Biography of James Cone

- Theologian James Hal Cone was born on August 5, 1938 in Fordyce, Arkansas. James Cone is referred as the father of black liberation theology or as a theologian champion of the poor and speaker of painful truths. He is notorious for his high principles and his insightful work on critical topics as black liberation theology, violence, and religion. James was born to Charles and Lucy Cone and although James was born in Fordyce he was raised in Bearden. He grew up in the “colored” section of Bearden....   [tags: black liberation, black power]

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Discipleship: James and Paul

- We see throughout the letters that Paul wrote to the early churches that there have been issues that have led to disagreements. As time has moved on and the church canonized the bible these disagreements have been formed and fortified through hand picking scripture that best defends ones point of view. Often times regardless of the context of passage. One of the most common arguments stems from the Book of James and the idea that it somehow disagrees with idea of salvation through faith that is expressed through the letters of Paul....   [tags: church leaders, christianity]

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Biography of James Dean

- Almost everyone in the world has heard of James Dean. Some know of him while others have just heard the name. Not many know that he died at the age of 24. James Dean himself told more than one of his friend that he did not expect to live past the age of thirty. He said, "What better way to die. It's fast and clean and you go out in a blaze of glory" (80 Things You Didn't Know About James Dean). Little did they know, he turned out to be right. However, before passing away at the young age of 24, James Dean lived a life in which he was certain people would remember him long after he was gone....   [tags: the immoralist, hollywood, tv shows]

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Belief According to James

- BELIEF ACCORDING TO JAMES According to James, belief is measured by actions of people within the society. Hypothesis and options are used in the description of beliefs. Hypothesis can be named to anything that proposes beliefs. It can be further classified as dead or alive. A live hypothesis is something real and viewed as true for anyone who proposes it. For example, in his submission, belief in Mahdi makes no electric connection with nature of any individual. This according to James is a dead hypothesis because beliefs are imaginary and does not produce light like electricity does....   [tags: belief, society, hypothesis, option]

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James Robert "Radio" Kennedy

- There are many miraculous people on this planet. Some of these people have had miraculous experiences, others have accomplished miraculous success, and some people remind us of how miraculous our lives really are. Every now and then someone comes along who shows us that miracles really are possible. That was what a mentally handicapped African American boy from Anderson, South Carolina was put on this Earth to do. The word “miraculous” pretty much describes James Robert “Radio” Kennedy’s whole life....   [tags: Dissability, Miracle, Love]

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Fly-Boys, by James Bradley

- Fly-Boys written by James Bradley, reveals the truth about nine young American World War II pilots that were shot down over the island of Chichi Jima. Out of the nine pilots one was rescued by a submarine. The other eight were captured by the Japanese, and disappeared. After the war the American government, along with the Japanese, covered up everything that had happened on Chichi Jima. Which had meant that the lives of the eight Fly-Boys were erased. Only the American and Japanese governments knew that the pilots survived the war....   [tags: Review of Fly-Boys]

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Araby by James Joyce

- A movie’s success depends on how protagonists act. The same idea applies to a story; whether a story can attract people’s attention or not all depends on the character. People tell a story with a flat character makes readers easy to lose their attention. The same problem happens to me as well. A flat character is an uncomplicated character who does not have a substantial changes in the story. Compare to the flat character, a more complex character who have a dramatic changes in the story is called round character....   [tags: story, flat character, round character]

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Biography for James Dowling

- American Sacrifices When the declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, it marked the beginning of a country based upon the ideals of freedom and equality. For over two centuries, these core principles have remained completely intact. This would not be possible without the sacrifice of thousands of courageous men throughout America’s history both on the battlefield and at home. One person who perfectly embodies the idea of sacrifice in both military and civilian life is James Dowling....   [tags: military career, world war II]

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Dr. James Dewey Watson

- Dr. James Dewey Watson is an American molecular biologist, geneticist, zoologist, scientist, and thinker. Dr. James D. Watson was born in Chicago, Illinois, on April 6, 1928 to James Dewey Watson and Jean Watson. During his undergraduate years Watson did not study what he is now known for, genetics or biochemistry; it was actually in the field of ornithology. He became interested in finding out the secret of the gene after reading Erwin Schrodinger’s influential book what is life?, he studied and graduated at age nineteen from the University of Chicago, received a degree from Indiana University in Bloomington studying the effect of x-rays on bacteria....   [tags: Biography ]

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Biography of James Monroe

- James Monroe - our 5th President - was born on April 28th, 1758, in Westmoreland County, Virginia. His parents were Spence Monroe, and Elizabeth Jones Monroe, and his family was of the planter class. Sadly, James’ parents died when he was in his mid-teens, so he moved to live with his uncle: Joseph Jones. Joseph then became James’ mentor, and great role model. After a few years with his uncle, he attended the college of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. During his time in college there, the Revolutionary War was beginning to spark up, and Monroe proved himself to be an early patriot....   [tags: 5th president, election, policy]

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Southworth's Brilliant Writing

- Southworth's Brilliant Writing   Few nineteenth-century American women novelists met with success equal to that of Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth (E.D.E.N. Southworth). Harriet Beecher Stowe, Susan Warner, Fanny Fern, and others certainly sold record numbers of individual novels; however, E.D.E.N. Southworth's over 40 novels consistently became best-sellers throughout a 44-year career, making her, over time, perhaps the best-selling author, male or female, of her generation....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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James Marsden

- James Marsden “The All-American Boy” James Marsden attended Oklahoma State University for over a year, when he dropped out to become an actor. James Marsden was born September 18, 1973, in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and graduated high school from Putnam City North High School in 1991. His father was an eminent Professor of Animal Sciences and Industry at Kansas State University. His mother was a Nutritionist, divorced to his father when he was the age of 9. James grew up with four siblings, two brothers, Jeff and Robert, two sisters, Jennifer and Elizabeth....   [tags: Actors]

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James Buchanan

- James Buchanan grew up from being a nine-year-old child sitting on a stool behind the counter of his father’s store as the store’s record keeper in Pennsylvania, to the man sitting in the White House as the 15th President (Donovan 1-112). As the store’s record keeper, Buchanan spent most of his time calculating with one eye closed because he was extremely near sighted in one eye (Donovan 1-112). Buchanan worked hard for his Scotish-Irish parents and while working, he learned about politics from local farmers that came to his father’s store (Donovan 1-112)....   [tags: American History]

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