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My First Day Of The University Of Arkansas

- Never have I been the type to try new things willingly; once I am comfortable in my habits, I do not like to change. Coming to the University of Arkansas, however, is a change I welcomed with open arms. Hailing from the small but growing Arkansas town of Greenwood—located about fifteen miles south of Fort Smith—my K-12 years were lived in comfort. My best friend from kindergarten graduated with me twelve years later, and joined me as we travelled up the hill together to pursue our dreams. Hers, a lifelong career in architecture and mine, a degree that can get me into physical therapy school....   [tags: High school, College, Fort Smith, Arkansas]

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Symbolism and Allusion in Maya Angelou's My Arkansas

- Symbolism and Allusion in Maya Angelou's "My Arkansas" "There is a deep brooding/ in Arkansas." Arkansas is stuck in the past, its memories of hatred and crime from ante-bellum days hindering the progression towards Civil Rights. Maya Angelou's poem of the struggle to a new wave of equality uses both general symbolism and historical allusion to make its theme clear to the reader. The poem uses general symbolism in nature, in time, and historical allusion to make the theme clear in a concise but vibrant poem....   [tags: Maya Angelou My Arkansas]

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The Arkansas Philanthropic Orchestra ( Apo )

- The Arkansas Philanthropic Orchestra (APO): APO was founded in 2008 by a group of people who have been inspired by music and have a great love for it. Miles Fish was the leading pioneer in the founding of this Orchestra. Their goal in establishing the Orchestra was to provide professional performance opportunities for musicians, educational concerts for younger people and provide an after-school string program. Steven Byess is currently running the Orchestra and strives to build the community with this organization....   [tags: Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart]

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Advertisement Of The Arkansas Wild Magazine

- Advertisement can be seen across the world almost anywhere and about anything. Some places where people can find advertisements in the newspapers, in the magazines, and on the web. The use for the advertisement is so businesses can launch their names and products as much as possible, since more and more businesses are in competition against each other. For example, the ad in the Arkansas Wild magazine is supposed to make the business Crain RV stand out to customers. The setting of the advertisement, the colors of the setting, and the design of the logo and words that are used in the business Crain RV’s advertisement would make most people pause on to look at the advertisement....   [tags: Color, Blue, Jeans, Family]

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The Arkansas Prison System Scandal

- The Arkansas prison system scandal changed Arkansas in many ways, even though the many efforts off cover ups through testimony’s the truth behind the scandal prevailed. In these five sources you learn that the reputation off Arkansas was much more important than the inmates who even as convicted felons where the victim in this scandal. There are many different opinions on why the Arkansas prison farmers where in such poor condition but the evidence only proves one theory, that no one was to be trusted inside the facility from super attendant to warden to inmate’s no one was to be trusted....   [tags: Prison, Penology, Punishment, Criminal justice]

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The Case of Arkansas School Massacre

- Imagine the fire alarm going off at a school. Following the typical, pre-planned guide to a fire the children and teachers inside of the school begin to line up and file out the doors of the school and into a nearby safe zone. Then, unexpectedly, as the children and teachers reach a safe zone they are met with a downpour of bullets. Imagine the feeling of being pinned down in the open with nowhere to go and not knowing what could possibly happen to you next. This is the exact feeling that the students and teachers of Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas experienced....   [tags: mass shootings,school safety laws,school shooting]

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Impacts of the Arkansas School Massacre

- Imagine the fire alarm going off at a school. Following the typical, pre-planned guide to a fire the children and teachers inside of the school begin to line up and file out the doors of the school and into a nearby safe zone. Then, unexpectedly, as the children and teachers reach a safe zone they are met with a downpour of bullets. Imagine the feeling of being pinned down in the open with nowhere to go and not knowing what could possibly happen to you next. This is the exact feeling that the students and teachers of Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Arkansas experienced....   [tags: shooting, regulations, media]

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A Conversation Between Texas And Arkansas

- It is fascinating how a simple hello can engage two people in a conversation. LaTerrica and I were sitting next to each other for 8 weeks in our English class. We started to get to know each other better with an English assignment we both had. After we traded our hellos, I initiated the conversation with having her describe her hometown, she did not reply with much. “There were only two main streets in my town. Which was where I learned how to drive,” she said as she described where she grew up as a small place....   [tags: Family, High school]

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The First Lady Of Arkansas

- Hillary Clinton, the leading lady in the democratic polls as of right now, has served as the First Lady of Arkansas, a New York senator, Secretary of State, First Lady of the United States, practicing lawyer and law professor, activist, and motivational speaker. Most well known for her marriage to the impeccable Mr. Bill Clinton, Hillary has spent the last couple of decades or so trying to overshadow her husband’s scandalous presidency and rebuild the Clinton name and brand. She was on the right path to do so until she went against President Obama in 2008....   [tags: Barack Obama, Democratic Party]

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The 3rd Arkansas Regime

- It is May, 1861, William Henry Tebbs and Vannoy (Van) Hartrog Manning team up to form what will be known as, 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment. Tebbs based his company out of Bayou Bartholomew. Manning, out of Hamburg. Both Captains of their company’s (A and K) located in Ashley County, Arkansas. Tebbs, and Manning recruited soldiers from surrounding areas and formed two companies. (2) Manning, a lawyer and Tebbs, a doctor, ventured to Vicksburg, Mississippi optimistic to join the, Confederates States of America Army....   [tags: history, the American Civil War]

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Segregation In Arkansas Schools

- On May 21, Sheridan became the first school district in the South to announce its intention to integrate. The district’s plan to integrate in the fall semester quickly came to a halt. Within twenty-four hours, one hundred Sheridan residents met at the school and demanded that the board either change its decision or be replaced. The board quickly postponed integration pending further study. This taught white supremacist that desegregation would fail if they could get together groups to actively protest....   [tags: School Integration, Segregation]

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Media Portrayal of the South: Oden Arkansas

- Welcome to life in a small town. Welcome to Oden, Arkansas. Allow me to depict a picture of this country town where I was raised. Oden is a unique microscopic town located dead center in the heart of the Quachita National Forest that has a whopping 220 people who thrive there. On any given day in this small town it is not uncommon to see people riding horses, ATVs, or even a riding lawn mower down Highway 88. To put this into perspective, the entire county which consists of six towns does not have a single stop light, and the few stop signs there might as well be optional....   [tags: The South, Stereotypes]

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Athletic Fee At The University Of Central Arkansas

- Many students on the UCA campus do not know that they are paying $18 per credit hour for the athletic fee alone. The athletic fee at the University of Central Arkansas goes towards funding travel, athletic scholarships, employee salaries, and the basic operations in the department. Students with no interest in sports or relations to the athletic programs believe they should not have to pay for something that they will not be using or benefiting from. The fact is, while the athletic program requires a lot of funding to run, it does a lot of good for the university....   [tags: National Collegiate Athletic Association]

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Working With Expired License For The State Of Arkansas

- M is a RN who was working with expired license in the state of Arkansas. She had moved and did not contact the Missouri State Board of Nursing(MOSBN) with new address. She also was addicted to roxanol and hydrocodone. She was taking roxanol from the facility she was employed with at the time that was supposed to be destroyed. The hydrocodone she was ‘drug shopping’ different doctors for prescriptions. The MOSBN was unable to contact to her to inform her license expired in April of 2015. She said that she was also in detox in Florida for a month trying to rehabilitate from an addiction to morphine....   [tags: Morphine, Opioid, Addiction, Codeine]

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Melba Patillo and the Arkansas Nine

- Melba Patillo changed history by enduring one of the first high school integration in history. Without Melba's bravery and endurance we would not have black people and white people together in the same building, much less in the same schools. Melba and the other eight black students spent one gruesome year at Central High, which is located in Little Rock, Arkansas. They not only tried to socialize and study, they had to go to press conferences concerning integration and were forced to ride in a car driven by soldiers....   [tags: Racial Segregation Integration]

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Progressive Reform Movement in Arkansas from 1900-1920

- Progressive Reform Movement in Arkansas from 1900-1920 Arkansas agreed and adopted many of the nation’s progressive reform elements, but they did so still holding on to the racism that existed in the state. There was a great need for change in the state due to the frontier ways of life fading away. People began moving into the cities in large volumes. During this time, Arkansas began to see its first major industries, being that of timber and mining. There were many inventions during the Progressive Era that made the way people lived different....   [tags: history, government intervention]

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The University Of Arkansas An Elite / Prestigious Institution Of Higher Education

- Introduction Is the University of Arkansas an elite/prestigious Institution of Higher Education. In today’s field of higher education the objective is to reach the masses, or as Peter D. Eckel puts it “massification” (2008). This has led to greater competition for enrollment and prestige due to the increase in variety of institutions and approaches to higher education (2008). The diverse options present a challenge to institutions, like the University of Arkansas, one that causes them to compete for students while still trying to maintain a high standing....   [tags: University, Higher education, College, Education]

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Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South

- History of Arkansas Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South Charles F. Robinson II is the author of Dangerous Liaisons: Sex and Love in the Segregated South. His main objective in writing this novel was to examine how white southerners enforced anti-miscegenation laws. Robinson shows that the real crime was to suggest that black and white individuals might be equals. When writing the book, Robinson used various sources. He examined legal cases from across the South, U.S. Supreme court decision, debates in state legislatures, comments in the U.S....   [tags: history of Arkansas]

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- CENTRAL ARKANSAS BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE Business Intelligence (BI), what is it. Why is BI important to the small business owner. More importantly, why is should a small business hire someone to help analyze their “data”. What can a consultant know about a Used Car Dealership, Fast Food restaurant, or a Law Office. That question while relevant is not a question that will be answer within this proposal. This proposal will focus on how Central Arkansas Business Intelligence, through “Data Analysis” and “BI Tools” can and will help any business, small or large, in Central Arkansas become a “Data Aware” business....   [tags: Business Proposal]

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Rapists in Arkansas Should Receive Harsher Punishments

- Rapists in Arkansas Should Receive Harsher Punishment Many families of rapists or sexual offenders believe they are punished to harshly because they are never given the chance to attend services like counseling to better themselves before being punished as a major criminal. Many families of rape victims and other citizens believe a rapist goes nearly free compared to what the victim goes through, and believe it is unfair. Although it is true that offenders don’t get the chance to better themselves before being convicted as a hard felon, they should be convicted even harsher and differently than they already are in Arkansas because: they cause their victims to go through a lifetime full of p...   [tags: sexual offender, rate, crime, law, victims, felony]

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History of Arkansas Tech University

- History of Arkansas Tech University Est. 1909 Arkansas ranked 42nd out of the 46 states in annual per capita school funds at a mere $4.97 per student. Citizens started to feel the need for secondary education for their children most ardently. The Washington County Farmers’ Union started the concept of agricultural boarding schools. H.S. Mobley was one of the most fluent spokesman for the Union. He believed in vocational education, and he pleaded for schools where students might learn partly by working with their hands at practical farm work under trained instructors....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Ecological Integrity At Risk for the Cadron Creek Watershed in Arkansas

- ... al 2008). Headwater streams are a major component of river networks and are composed of small swales, creeks, and streams, which form the building blocks for large river and lakes. Headwater streams are very influential on the overall health of aquatic ecosystems, because they provide nutrients downstream, filter pollutants, and contain specialized habitat for both migrant and resident species (Meyer 2007). Despite their ecological importance, headwater streams are often purposefully ignored or omitted from the Clean Water Act, because of the numerous streams that dot the landscape, irregular hydrologic flow periods, and the fact that small headwater streams do not directly make up direc...   [tags: resource, pollutants, natural gas]

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The University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences Physician Assistant Program

- I chose the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Physician Assistant Program on the account of the attention towards primary care and the reputation to produce competent physician assistants. While both factors were involved in my initial interest in the program, neither of those factors are unique to the Physician Assistant program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). What lead me to officially applying to the program is the resources the program affords to the students....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Physician assistant]

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The Arkansas Medical Sciences Program: A Great Fit For Me

- While many students claim to be engrossed in the medical field, one being myself, ultimately, only a few students take action towards their interest at a young age and go ahead on to pursue the field. Therefore, students who are sincere about their interest have a tendency to portray interest in minor research experiments, being in a medical field regardless of any materialistic reward, and being able to experience the true work of someone of the medical field. Although I am now at fifteen years of age, my interest in the medical field rose at a very young age....   [tags: Personal Goals]

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Arkansas: A Different State

- Arkansas: A Different State For many people the very mention of the word “Arkansas” conjures up images that are unflattering and certainly not very complimentary. To suggest that Arkansas is “a different state” is to guarantee almost immediate agreement from any given audience, but such agreement is usually about the negative aspects of the state instead of the ones making for actual difference. Those negative aspects extend back to the early days of the territory. When Cephas Washburn was on his way to Arkansas in 1819 to serve as a missionary to the Cherokees, he stopped at the present site of Vicksburg, Mississippi, to obtain specific directions to the territory, only to be told that...   [tags: American History Essays]

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How I Plans A University Of Arkansas At Little Rock

- How I Plan to Use My UALR Degree Obtaining a degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will be a tremendous stepping-stone for me, both personally and in the field of work I plan on pursuing. I am attending UALR as a freshman for the first time this fall to begin the journey to acquire a degree in nursing. It has always been a dream of mine to become a nurse, and being able to realize this dream over my next few years at UALR has gotten me very excited about my education. UALR’s nursing program provides so many opportunities for it’s students, and I know that this is something that I definitely want to be able to take part in....   [tags: Academic degree, Master's degree]

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America 's President Of The Great State Of Arkansas

- Good evening my fellow Americans and the rest of us around the world. Hope all is well with each and every one of us. I cannot express how fortunate I feel by being with you. It seems as I waited a lifetime for this moment. I actually did. As the Governor of the great State of Arkansas and as the President of the United States of America, I ran this beloved nation of ours to the best of my abilities. Even though I was equipped with much more God given capabilities. My only regret, is that I could 've done a better job in the mountains of Afghanistan....   [tags: President of the United States, United States]

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Children 's Safety Center ( Springdale Arkansas )

- Children’s Safety Center Introduction The Children’s Safety Center is in Springdale Arkansas. The population that the center serves are children 18 and under in Washington county, when there is an allegation of abuse. The center can also provide courtesy services for other counties if needed. There are four services provided at the Children’s Safety Center; advocacy, forensic interview, medical exam, and therapy. The center provides all of its services free of charge for the clients. This is due to the fact that the center is a nonprofit organization that relies on grants and donations to remain functioning....   [tags: Child abuse, Human rights, Sexual abuse]

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Hispanics in Northwest Arkansas

- Hispanics in Northwest Arkansas Imagine having to leave your hometown, where you have lived all of your life, in search of another job. You do not want to move, but at the same time you want to provide food and a decent lifestyle for you and your family. News arrives that an abundance of jobs are available in another part of the country. Hoping for the best, you pack your bags and head for employment. Your kids are saddened about the situation, but they understand the need for relocation. During the travel to the new area, you and your family begin to get excited about living in a different place, even though everyone regrets leaving friends and family behind....   [tags: Racism Racial Discrimination Essays]

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Charter Schools in Arkansas

- Charter Schools in Arkansas Charter Schools Introduction charter schools have become a common site in many states today. Currently, there are over 24 states with charter schools established and many other states have passed legislation for the creation of charter schools. Arkansas passed legislation in 1996 that would allow for the creation of charter schools in the state. Governor Mike Huckabee made it a priority in his educational agenda in 1997 to allow a pilot program of 15 schools to be implemented statewide (Cohen, 1998)....   [tags: Teaching Education]

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McLean vs Arkansas

- Science is a word that carries with it many meanings - knowledge, truth, a process of examination. But when it comes to setting a clear definition of the term, difficulties arise. Certainly physics is science, and theology isn't. But many disciplines are less intuitively dichotomized, such as the fields of psychology, history, ethics, and many others. Are these sciences. And while it may at first seem like a rather irrelevant issue only for lexicographers and philosophers, in fact the distinction between what is science and what is not is of great importance to society - for in the formation of the public school curriculum, the distinction between science, which must be taught, and religion...   [tags: Creationism Creation Science]

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The Slavery Of Arkansas By Orville W. Taylor 's Book, Negro Slavery

- Orville W. Taylor’s book, Negro Slavery in Arkansas was published in 1958. This was his dissertation at Duke University. While doing so, he was provided with a scholarship to further his research on the topic on slavery on Arkansas. He then traveled to Little Rock, the capital of Arkansas, where he gathered more documents to improve his research. Taylor worked with a man named Charles Sydnor on this research. His findings disagreed with Ulrich Bonnell Phillip. Phillip had previously wrote a book titled American Negro Slavery....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, American Civil War]

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Bill Clinton´s Early Life and Arkansas Politic Career

- Bill Clinton Early Life & Arkansas Political Career William Jefferson Clinton was born on August 19th, 1946. William Jefferson Blythe, his father was killed in a car accident months before he was born. Virginia Cassidy Blythe is his mother. His mother, Virginia, took nursing classes while he was young so his grandmother took care of him when available. His grandmother was a disciplinarian and taught Bill from an early age to be a good reader. Bill loved both his mother and grandmother but he had to moderate their differences from a young age....   [tags: politics, service, economy]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Arkansas, Mississippi Gay Marriage Bans Overturned

- AP. "Arkansas, Mississippi Gay Marriage Bans Overturned." Time.Com (2014): N.PAG. Academic Search Complete. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. This article is about how gay marriage overturns in Arkansas and Mississippi. Gay marriage was banned in both Arkansas and Mississippi at a point of time. In 2004 Arkansas and Mississippi had voter-approved constitutional amendments passed. The constitutional amendments defined marriage between one man and one woman. There is no bias in this article. The reporter presented facts and figures supporting all sides of the issue....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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It 's Time For Your E Mail Box, Arkansas For Our Sibling Reunion

- Another year has bitten the dust. It’s time for me to assault your e-mail box and senses with June and Lee’s year of adventures. January and February were much like day old bread-OK but nothing palatable enough to need recipes for. March saw us making our yearly blizzard dodging journey to Bella Vista, Arkansas for our sibling reunion. It was a marathon of Sequence gaming, sharing childhood memories, solving the world’s problems and empathizing with our latest aches and pains with brother, Steve, his wife Mary, and sister,Joann, and husband Roger....   [tags: Family, Christmas, Saw]

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Daisy Bates Lee Gaston Bates' Tireless Work to Desegrate Schools

- Daisy Lee Gaston Bates was most notably known for her work with the desegregation of schools in Arkansas. She lived an amazing life in the spotlight, but her life behind the curtains was just as amazing. Daisy was born on November 11th, 1914, in Hutting Arkansas. She was born during a time where civil rights and equality were just a dream. Daisy’s childhood was very rough. At a young age she was sexually assaulted and her mother was murdered by three white men. The identity of these men is unknown but, they were never charged with the crime....   [tags: arkansas, antipoverty, black]

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Becoming A Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

- Nurse Practitioners in Neonatal care are extraordinary individuals, who have studied hard, invested emotionally, worked alongside with doctors, saved many babies, and comforted those families who had to let their babies go. I have had my own personal experience in which I came into close contact with several of these kinds of nurses. With my personal experience, I have discovered this is the kind nurse I want to become. According to NANN, National Association of Neonatal Nurses, states that "Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NNP) are advanced practice nurses who work with the physicians and nursing staff to provide comprehensive critical care to the infants in the NICU." (Is) In my research in...   [tags: Nursing, Healthcare occupations, Arkansas]

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The Integration of Central High School Little Rock, Arkansas

- The Integration of Central High School Little Rock, Arkansas The desegregation of public facilities began with the decision of Brown vs Board of Education in 1954, where the Supreme Court of the United States deemed segregation unlawful and unconstitutional. The country was told that desegregation was to take place "with all deliberate speed". This angered the white community. Violent retaliation was the means used to prevent the integration of blacks into various public facilities. In fact, the Autherine Lucy case demonstrated to the entire country that violent mobs could halt integration demanded by a federal court order....   [tags: Papers]

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The Civil Right Movement : African American For 100 Years After The Emancipation Proclamation

- The civil right movement was one of the most defining and revolutionary time in our country. I was a movement of changing, it build of the struggle of African American for 100 years after the emancipation proclamation. African Americans in the south was still being treated unequally. They found themselves in a word of unfair treated, disenfranchisement, segregation and various forms of oppression. With this in mind assuming the role of a high school teacher come with great responsibility to educate my students about one of the most disgraceful time in our nation history....   [tags: African American, Black people, Arkansas]

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Maya Angelou’s Biography

- Maya Angelou’s Biography A long time ago I believe it was on April 4, 1928 when my best friend Maya was born. Maya and I lived in the town of Stamps, Arkansas with her grandmother due to the divorce of her parents. During these awful years at the age of 7 Maya went to visit her grandmother when she was raped by her mother’s boyfriend. After this due to the hatred her uncle killed her mother’s boyfriend. She became so traumatized by all of this that she even stopped talking. During this time Maya and I became great friends for you see Maya loved to write and well I was her tool the one object that made her happy as you may already know I am a pencil her best friend....   [tags: arkansas, poetry, analysis]

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Graduation Speech : My First Year

- Pre-College I graduated from Atkins High School in 2007 and after that, I started working at a telemarketing company. I did not know what I wanted to do in life so I thought that I would be a waste of time for me to start college without any idea of what path I wanted to take. I quit my job and started working at Sonic full time but after working there for 2 years I decided that I need to make something of myself and decided to enroll in college. It was difficult because at that time, I had been out of high school for almost 3 years and I had forgotten most of what I have learned in high school....   [tags: High school, Academic term, Education, Arkansas]

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William Jefferson 's Bill Clinton

- In a period of an election, people look around and about for a candidate that has policies that will favor them. Most candidates, unfortunately, use this as a leverage to raise false hopes and promises. The people of America deserve better than that. A candidate should be realistic and not just for the sake of power, throw dust into the eyes of the people. William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton was the 42nd present of the United States and the first Democrat to serve two terms in office since FDR....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton, Arkansas]

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Walmart : A Great Success Sam

- This is a good question. Walmart started as a small five and dime in the city of Bentonville, Arkansas by a man named Sam Walton. After a great success Sam and his wife Helen moved to Rogers, Arkansas where he opened his very first Walmart. He had some retailing experience after his time in the war and he chose Bentonville for the hunting season and because his wife wanted to live in a small town. His ideas of not pocketing extra cash from manufacturers, but rather giving deals to customers and trying to make profit off of how much he sold, changed the way retailers make money in America....   [tags: Wal-Mart, Sam Walton, S. Robson Walton, Arkansas]

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Wal Mart : Walmart International And Sam 's Club

- The corporation I have chosen to assess for this project is Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart is a retail company that is incorporated in Delaware, which trades under three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam’s Club. The company history shows that the road to Wal-Mart was a long one. The company started under the name Walton’s 5&10, which was opened by Sam Walton in 1950 on the Bentonville town square. Over the years the company was successful and on July 2, 1962, Sam Walton opened the first Walmart store in Rogers, Ark....   [tags: Wal-Mart, Sam Walton, Arkansas, S. Robson Walton]

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Slavery And The Civil War

- Separate but Not So Equal In Arkansas and many other states, up until the Civil War period, a divide between black individuals and white individuals existed. After the Civil War ended, the race relations between the two races began to change as slavery was abolished. Along with numerous other southern and previously Confederate states, Arkansas fought to keep divisions between white and black people by means of fighting to keep the color line by finding new ways to go around the abolishing of slavery, and advertisements in the towns of Arkansas....   [tags: Race, Black people, White people, Racism]

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Why Students Enter Collegiate Level Classes Needing Remediation

- According to The Final Report of the Arkansas Task Force on Higher Education 2008 Report, revealed that in order for Arkansas to meet the demand of increasing citizens who are workforce educated and improving the state 's economic development. Arkansas was challenged by the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) to increase the average number of citizens who hold a bachelor 's degree by 27% by December 2015 and if Arkansas continues at its current rate than Arkansas will fall short by 4.7%. Research supports that there is a strong correlation between bachelor 's degree held by adult citizens and a state 's per capita income....   [tags: Higher education, Education, Academic degree]

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William J. Clinton : The President Who Caused A Scandal

- William J. Clinton is known as the president who caused a scandal; people tend to forget that he overcame many difficulties to become a great politician. William Jefferson Clinton was born into a dysfunctional family that shaped him into the man he is today. He was born on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas to parents William J. Blythe and Virginia Cassidy Blythe. William’s father, William J. Blythe, died in an automobile accident several months before Bill was born. After Bill’s birth, his mother, Virginia Cassidy Blythe, moved the family to New Orleans, Louisiana to complete nursing school so she could provide for her family....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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The Mother, The Politician, The Activist: Hillary Rodham Clinton

- “I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies and had teas, but what I decided to do was to fulfill my profession which I entered before my husband was in public life.” - Hillary Rodham Clinton. Hillary was born on October 26, 1947 to Hugh Rodham and Dorothy Rodham in Chicago, Illinois. She was raised in the suburban Park Ridge, Illinois along with her two younger brothers, Hugh Jr. and Anthony. She was raised in a very political and religiously conservative household, her parents being active members of the Republic party and in their United Methodist Church....   [tags: powerful women in US politics]

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Disaster Mental Health

- DISASTER MENTAL HEALTH Based on the scenario, local law enforcement agencies would already be aware of the situation. The Regional Center for Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management has been mobilized. The obvious supposition would be that the incident commander has already notified the Arkansas State Department of Emergency Management, specifically Anthony Coy, and the Northwest Arkansas Area Coordinator that encompasses Craighead County, at (870) 935-3094, which is located at 511 Union, Room 010, Jonesboro, AR 72401....   [tags: Law Enforcement Agencies, Disaster Prepardeness]

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The Writings of Charles Portis

- Imagine getting home from a long day at work and being able to sit down and travel to a world with cowboys and criminals. Reading is a way to escape from the real world for a while. Authors write books to entertain their readers. Many great authors have come and gone and have left many great pieces of literature in their wake. One of these authors is Charles Portis. Charles Portis is one of America’s greatest writers and has written a variety of books and short stories. Charles Portis was born in 1933 in El Dorado, Arkansas....   [tags: Biography ]

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Women During World War I

- For a larger part of history, women have been denied equal opportunities for work and education due to the belief that women were only supposed to have children, raise the children, and maintain a proper household. Until the industrial movement during World War I, women were not educated and did not work and, instead, stayed at home with the children. Over time, women slowly began to become more independent in order to be treated equally and to be able to support themselves. For some women, they decided to go to college and go against what is they were told is normal....   [tags: High school, Higher education, College]

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All about Jim Walton

- All about Jim Walton Jim Walton is a 65 year old billionaire who is very successful. He was born on June 7, 1948 in Newport, Arkansas. His occupation is Chairman of Arvest Bank and he is mostly known for his Walton family fortune. His Net worth is $26.7 billion since 2013. Walton is married to Lynne McNabb Walton and he has 4 children with his wife. Jim Walton is the youngest son of Sam Walton and Helen Walton. Sam Walton is the founder of Wal-Mart. The first Wal-Mart opened on July 2, 1962 in Rogers, Arkansas....   [tags: biographical and socioeconomic analysis]

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William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton: A Brief Biography

- ... While he was still attending Georgetown, he was named a Rhodes Scholar. A Rhodes Scholar is given to a very smart student and gives them the privilege to go to Oxford University in England for two years. So Clinton attended Oxford University in England. While in Oxford, he received a draft letter to go fight in the Vietnam War. The day he received the letter, was the day he was supposed to be at the draft board. He wrote the draft board explaining that he was in Oxford, England. The draft board told him to finish his year at Oxford , and report back when he returned to the United States....   [tags: 42nd US president, I did not inhale]

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Tribe First Time Higher Education Application Essay

- Quapaw Tribe first time higher education application essay Section one The translation of the Quapaw name means “downstream people”. The tribe got the name after splitting from the Dehgiha tribe and moving down the Mississippi river. There were two tribal divisions within the tribe. The two divisions were named Han-ka or the Earth People and the ti-zho or the Shy People. The total number of clans with in the Quapaw tribe is 21, some of the tribal clan names include; Elk, Eagle, Small Bird, Turtle, and Fish....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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Analysis Of James Scott Fitzgerald 's ' The Battle Of The Confederate Army ' And ' Pea Ridge '

- On 1 February 1828 at Fort Brooke which is close to what is now known as Tampa, Florida two parents blessed with a son who had an interesting future ahead of him. James McQueen McIntosh was to become a General in the Confederate army, and fight not side by side with his brother John in the Union, but fight on the opposite side with his Arkansas troops for the confederate cause. Colonel James Simmons McIntosh, and Eliza McIntosh- Shumate blessed with a son named James McQueen McIntosh, who later became Brigadier General of the 1st and 2nd Arkansas mounted rifles of the confederate Army fighting in 2 battles Wilson’s Creek, and Pea Ridge....   [tags: Confederate States of America]

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Coin Harvey, Prophet of Monte Ne

- William Hope Harvey was born the fifth of six children on August 16, 1851 to Colonel Robert Trigg Harvey and Anna Limbroux. Called Billy in his youth, Harvey went to school in a log house during the civil war, taught a term at sixteen, and graduated law school at nineteen. The book, “Coin Harvey, Prophet of Monte Ne” by Lois Snelling, was commissioned by the Benton County Historical Society to chronicle Harvey’s life from his birth on a farm in Buffalo, Virginia to the impact he would have on the Northwest Arkansas area well after his death on February 11, 1936 in Monte Ne, Arkansas....   [tags: William Hope Harvey]

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The Woman in American Government

- In the early days of America, women had little to do with the forming government. Women were often told not to be involved with the business of a man, politics. It was not even until 1920 when women earned the right of suffrage through the passage of the 19th Amendment. Today, the roles of women in American Government are changing drastically, and more and more women are becoming significant political figures. One female political figure that is very active in American Government today is Hillary Rodham Clinton....   [tags: women rights, gender roles, government]

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The Education Poll Conducted By Hendrix College And Talk Business Research

- The education poll conducted by Hendrix College and Talk Business Research on the 18th of November, 2015, included responses from 559 Arkansans. This study’s margin of error was 4.1%. The majority of those polled were between the ages of 45 and 64, and were Caucasian. The first congressional district was overrepresented, and more women than men participated. Most did not have a close-relation with a child who has special needs. A minority of respondents currently have a child enrolled in public schools, and those polled self-identified almost equally as Independents, Republicans, and Democrats....   [tags: Teacher, Education, Special school, United States]

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Atheism, the Hidden Prejudice

- Atheism, the Hidden Prejudice Prejudice has plagued our society since its conception. There have been great strides taken in educating people to the ignorance of racism, hatred, and bigotry. The majority people feel that it is wrong to judge someone based on their race, sexual preference, or sex. Mention to people that you do not believe in a god, and you will often find hate-filled stares, ignorant remarks, and judgments made. To better understand this, we will discuss the following in this paper: the history of Atheism, religious freedom in the United States, examples of religious prejudice, and some reasoning why religious discrimination occurs....   [tags: Religion]

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The Importance Of Setting Up A Horse For Success

- One of the first principles I learned while training horses is always set up the horse for success. Whether you are riding, lunging the horse around the arena, or loading him in the trailer, move his feet to make sure he is successful. This basic principle of setting up a horse for success can be transferred into my own life, because my parents have set me up for success just like how I set up my horse for success. Because of my parents, my high school, and my social economic class, I have the luxury of going to college....   [tags: High school, College, School types, University]

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Analysis Of The Story ' The Antebellum South '

- Poverty is one of the most difficult hardships anyone, will have to face in their lifetime. While most insist that it’s easy to fix it hasn’t solved yet. In Abramsky’s article he talks about the difficult living conditions of the impoverished people in Clarksdale Mississippi and how ridiculous the divide is between them and the rich residents of the city. “... Look like the scenic backdrop to a romantic film set in the antebellum south “.(Abramsky) This is how Sasha depicts the housing of the upper class residents of Clarksdale as opposed to the broken down living arrangements of the impoverished which he depicts as so “ The side streets of central Clarksdale are lined with tiny, dilapida...   [tags: Poverty, Poverty in the United States]

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The Effects of Poverty on Teaching and Learning

- ... Teachers cannot be out of touch with students. Teachers must make sure that they understand the challenges that students are facing. According to the Department of Education, There are 4.8 million teachers. In addition, among both males and females, 83 percent of public school teachers are White, 7 percent each are Black or Hispanic (only 2 percent are African American males), 1 percent each were Asian or of two or more races, and less than one percent each were Pacific Islander or American Indian/Alaska Native in 2007–08....   [tags: education, at-risk, students]

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Presidential Campaign : The Cornerstone Of American Democracy

- Presidential campaigns are the cornerstone of American Democracy and represent the proud freedom of Americans expressing their right to vote for the leader of their country. The year leading you to the Presidential election is a crucial one and captures the attention of the entire nation, even the individuals who usually do not take any particular interest in politics. Over the years, there have been numerous presidential campaigns and some have been more prominent and eventful for others. One notable campaign that will be historically remembered is the one that led up to the 1993 Presidential election including the three prominent candidates Democrat Bill Clinton, Republican incumbent Presi...   [tags: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush]

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The Political Life of Hillary Rodham Clinton

- Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago in 1947. Her life in politics began when she was very young with help from her teachers and parents. She was the first lady of Arkansas from 1979 to 1981 and again from 1983 to 1992. From 1992 to 2001 Hillary was the first lady of the United States when her husband Bill Clinton was the president of the United States. From 2001 to January 2009 Hillary worked from New York as the United States senator. On January 21st she assumed office as the 67th United States Secretary of State....   [tags: biography, politicians, politics]

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The Importance Of A High School Teacher

- The Civil Rights Movement was one of the most defining and revolutionary times in our country. It was a movement of change, it was built off of the struggle of African Americans 100 years after the Emancipation Proclamation. African Americans in the South were still being treated unequally to white Americans at that time. They found themselves in a world of unfair treatment, disenfranchisement, segregation and other various forms of oppression. With this in mind, assuming the role of a high school teacher comes with great responsibility to educate my students about one of the most disgraceful times in our nation’s history....   [tags: White people, Black people, African American]

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Creationism and Evolution Taught in Schools

- Creationism and Evolution taught in schools Introduction: The education of evolution and creationism in the public school system has been debatable. Charles Darwin published his conclusions of evolution in 1859. This altered the teaching of science in the public school system intensely (Armenta, 1). Several court cases have been filed against the teaching of evolution. Because of the religious conservative legislators a ban was placed on the teaching of evolution and the equal treatment of evolution and creationism or intelligent design (Armenta, 1)....   [tags: Education, Creation, Evolution, Darwin]

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Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

- Purpose: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) works with students at the University of Arkansas to help them solve problems that arise during any given semester. CAPS help students to understand themselves and to promote personal growth. The staff at CAPS helps students to develop more satisfying relationships with their friends, families, and peers. They also assist with other mental health issues. Population: CAPS provide services for all the students attending the University of Arkansas....   [tags: Psychological Servicies, Counseling]

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The Amazing Hillary Rodham Clinton

- Hillary Rodham Clinton used to mostly be known to the public as Bill Clinton’s wife and later his first-lady, but she had made a name for herself before and after Bill’s presidential run. In fact, her name often crops up in talks about the 2016 presidential race as someone who could possibly be the first woman President of the United States. Born Hillary Diane Rodham in Chicago, Illinois on October 16, 1947 as the first child to Dorothy Emma Howell and Hugh Ellsworth Rodham. A few years later she would become the eldest sister to both Hugh and Tony Rodham....   [tags: Hillary Rodham Clinton Essays]

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President Bill Clinton

- Bill Clinton William Jefferson Clinton succeeded where no other Democrat since Franklin had. He was re-elected to a second term as President. Clinton also proved most of his critics wrong, surviving the personal scandals that came about. During his presidency, Clinton broke promises and failed in certain areas, but he still had support of the American people. Even after his affair with Monica Lewinsky, the people still wanted him in office. They liked what he was doing for the country and supported him no matter what....   [tags: Biography]

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The Little Rock Nine

- “It was like going into battle every day.” This is what Ernst Green said about his experience at Central High School (Stone). Ernst Green was one of the nine African Americans that were carefully chosen to take part in the desegregation of Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas (Little Rock). The Nine African American students that were picked for this brave action were called the Little Rock Nine. These students were a massive part in the Civil Rights Movement. Little Rock, Arkansas, like many southern cities, was very segregated....   [tags: desegregation, central high school]

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To Kill A Mockingbird and the Little Rock Nine

- When a group of children known as the Little Rock Nine stepped onto the campus of Central High School of Arkansas on September 4th, 1957, they changed history forever. By being the first black students to attend a traditionally white high school, the nine students helped move America toward a more fair and constitutional attitude toward colored people. To Kill a Mockingbird was written during this time period and deals with many of the same cultural issues even though it’s story takes place a few decades earlier....   [tags: Central High School, Civil Rights Movements]

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Bill Clinton: 42nd President of the United States

- ... After meeting the President and shaking his hand, Bill knew that he wanted to help make a difference in the lives of the people. He attended and graduated from Georgetown University and in 1968 won a scholarship to attend Oxford University. Bill also received a law degree from Yale University in 1973. Bill Clinton loved to play his saxophone which was his favorite pastime. He would practice every day and play in jazz ensembles. After all his musical hard work, it paid off when he became a top saxophone player at his school and won first chair in the state band’s saxophone section....   [tags: equal, politics, impeached, welfare]

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The Removal of An Obstruction of Justice

- The framework of the United States Constitution created a government in which the powers were intentionally divided into three branches of government: Legislature, Executive, and Judicial. It was thought that each branch would check the power of the other institutions. By separating the power, the framers wanted to improve the effectiveness of the government. Each of the three branches has its designated responsibilities. The executive branch is responsible for faithfully executing the law and the president is the head of the division....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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The Legacy Of President Bill Clinton

- There are many things that a President is, intelligent, gentlemanly, calm, collected, and skilled. President Bill Clinton had all of these qualities, even though the media tried to slanderize him. He was extremely diplomatic in both foreign and domestic affairs while still creating a balanced economy and surplus in the budget. But even great men have their drawbacks, marriage infidelities, disastrous trade deals, and terrorist threats that would taint their otherwise fine legacy as President. Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe, III in Hope, Arkansas, to William J....   [tags: Bill Clinton, George W. Bush]

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The Homeless At Fort Smith

- Sheltering the Homeless in Fort Smith, AR The concept of preventing disease, prolonging life, and promoting health through organized efforts or Public Health is essential to the growth and sustainability of every community. In communities across the country including Fort Smith, Arkansas, the population of individuals that are living as unsheltered homeless is rising. They live on the fringe of the community and often exist without needed treatment for physical and mental health conditions impacting their ability to enjoy a fully engaged life....   [tags: Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States]

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Hillary Rodham Clinton

- There are a lot of people currently in the public eye, people who have a great deal to do with our country and the way that it has been managed or not managed. It all depends on what you believe from the information that we are given. One face that has been around for many years, but is not always talked about in the media is Hilary Clinton. Hillary is one face in our country that is both well-known politically and also publicly. Normally when writing a paper, particularly one that is a biography, the first inclination is to write about someone who is directly involved with current events....   [tags: Political Science Biography]

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Organizational Analysis of Walmart

- ORGANISATIONAL ANALYSIS POSTER- WAL-MART SUMMARY-  WALMART store inclusive is the largest retailer and the largest company in terms of revenue.  It’s the largest private employer in USA. And every year approximately of 93% shopping is done from Wal-Mart in America.  Wal-Mart stores Inc is branded as Wal-Mart. • Type-public • Industry-retail • Founded-1962, Rogers, Arkansas, U.S • Founder-Sam Walton • Headquarters-Bentonville, Arkansas, U.S • Number of locations- 11137 • Area- global • Owner- Walton family • Employees- 2.2 million • Total equity- US$ 76.255 BILLION till 2014 • First Store- In Rogers, Arkansan in 1962....   [tags: Retail, Strategy, Corporation]

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Alternatives to Building More Dams

-     I was intimidated. Actually, let me be honest, I feared a thrashing at the hands of the River God. Trembling muscles warned me to just shoulder my boat and walk. I couldn't. I traveled all the way from Pennsylvania to run these rivers, how could I back out now. I had to run Sunshine Falls...the largest rapid on the Royal Gorge section of the Arkansas River. When would I make it back to Colorado to run this river. I considered the the portage again; it's an impressive drop with no shame in walking....   [tags: Environmental Problems, Environment Pollution]

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Student Affairs Is A Department Or Division Of Services

- Student’s affairs is a department or division of services that provides support for students at institutions of higher education. They help enhance student growth and development throughout the country and abroad. There are many branches of student affairs varying from the dean of students to even the community director at your dorm. The job they do can be stressful at time and can go highly unnoticed at times. They are an integral part of the students life to help them deal with their stress or the hard times from their classes or even their personal life and to make their life at institution easier....   [tags: University, College, Dormitory, American novels]

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The Impact of the Little Rock Nine

- America has had quite a history. Moreover, America has had a distinct history concerning racial differences. From the Civil War to the Civil Rights Act, America has showed past that is unforgettable. However, America has showed a history concerning African Americans that still show up in our present today. The Little Rock Nine, staged in 1957, proves that we are not that far away from our previous actions against a different race. In the American heritage and main structure of government, it says that all men are created equal....   [tags: Civil Rights]

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