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Short Story : ' The Bunker '

- Castiel walked into the bunker and knew that it was empty. It wasn’t just the silence, the lack of sound coming from Sam’s room where he watched Netflix on the off days there wasn’t something to research, or Dean not wandering around the kitchen, either cooking or looking for food. When the Winchesters weren’t there, the whole structure seemed cold, lonely, empty. While he never said anything, Castiel did not particularly like being in the bunker by himself. He knew all too well what cold, lonely, and empty felt like....   [tags: Thought, Human, Dean Winchester, Sibling]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- Taking place in 1775, at the start of the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Bunker Hill was a needed victory early in the war to get the soldiers to believe in themselves. Many soldiers in the beginning of the war did not believe that the lowly colonists could defeat and declare independence from a superpower; Britain. Although outnumbered and with little confidence, the continental army stood their ground at the Battle of Bunker Hill and proved that they could win the war. The colonies were in a state of turmoil....   [tags: War, Power, Turmoil]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- The Battle of Bunker Hill traces back to December 1773, when a group of Colonists dressed as Mohawk Indians boarded three ships from the East India Company. These rebels led by Sam Adams proceeded to dump chests filled with tea into the Boston Harbor. This act, known as the Boston Tea Party, was the result of years of exploitation and mistreatment from the British; it was the breaking point for the Colonists and symbolized a shift in their loyalty. As punishment the British imposed the Intolerable Acts, which set the stage for the Boston Massacre, and the Battle of Lexington and Concord....   [tags: american history, war, sam adams]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- On June, 17th 1775 began a fight between the British and the Americans, it took place on Breed’s HIll. In Charlestown Peninsula, North side of Boston Harbor, this battle was the bloodest of the Revoltionary in America. The British Commander, Lieutenant General Thomas Gage, Major General William Howe. There were about 2,400 troops being lead by Major general Howe. The British wore light clothing they wore Red coats, headgear, bearskin caps, and caps. They had light guns they carried muskets and bayonets the very heavy guns was helpful to them on the ground....   [tags: American revolution, US history]

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Battle of Bunker Hill

- The revolutionary war of the United States of America was a time of many important battles fought in the name of freedom and independence from Great Britain, the greatest military power of the world at the time. One of these famous battles that took part of the history of the American Revolution is known as the Battle of Bunker Hill. Taking place on the night of June 16, 1775, the Battle of Bunker Hill was a battle that resulted in an American loss of the battle, but also hurt the British Army significantly and boosted the American rebels’ morale during the Revolution....   [tags: revolutionary war, freedom, independence]

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Battle of Bunker Hill

- Back and forth, up and down, men exhausted from a long day of fighting; these are a few of the terms people can use to describe the 1775 Battle of Bunker Hill. After the battles at Lexington and Concord, the British had realized that the Americans were occupying the countryside, where Bunker and Breed’s Hills had stood. They then realized that something must be done and followed right in the American’s footsteps. This battle marked the first major battle of the American Revolution and the beginning of many more battles to come....   [tags: american history, american revolution]

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Leadership Style Of The Bunker Elementary School

- Leadership Style Since August of 2015 I have had the privilege of working with an incredible leader in Andrea Williams, principal of Theresa Bunker Elementary School. She is the epitome of a well-rounded leader who exemplifies all of the qualities of a leader as described by House’s path-goal theory of leadership. Mrs. Williams works diligently each day to create a productive work environment. She is direct when she needs to be and is extremely respected by her faculty as a fair leader. As I have observed her over the past two years I have seen her leadership skills in action....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Servant leadership]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- The Battle of Bunker Hill The battle of Bunker’s Hill was one of the most important battles during the Revolutionary War. On June 17, 1775, the Battle of Bunker Hill took place. Fought during the Siege of Boston, it lent considerable encouragement to the revolutionary cause. This battle made both sides realize that this was not going to be a matter decided on by one quick and decisive battle. The battle of Bunker Hill was not just an unplanned, random attack on British soldiers preformed by a few crazed colonists....   [tags: Papers]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- The Battle of Bunker Hill Following the events in Massachusetts at Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775, state militiamen from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Vermont gathered in Cambridge and the area surrounding Boston. British General Gage and 6,500 soldiers and marines were in possession of Boston proper, while the American force consisted of over 16,000 men. Sickness and missing brought the number of available soldiers closer to 9,000. In addition the American force was extremely short of gunpowder, having only some 30 or so half barrels of powder beyond that carried in the horns of the citizen soldiers....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of Dean Winchester 's ' Not Leaving The Bunker '

- “I think we’re dealing with a pair of alpha Vetalas. So, therefore, you both need to go.” Bobby explained to Dean. “No, I can’t.” Dean turned to Sam “You’ll have to find someone else. I’m not leaving the bunker.” “I agree with Dean. I can ask another alpha hunter for back up.” Bobby slammed his hand against the wooden table startling both men. “ I want to know where is the Dean Winchester that went to hell. Or spent a year in purgatory. How about the Dean that just stood up to Amara. That Dean Winchester gave a shit about people dying....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity]

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Battle of Bunker Hill

- Battle of Bunker Hill Boom, Bang, Crack. The sounds of muskets being fired, its ammunition ricocheting off rocks and splintering trees are heard all around. The pungent smell of gun powder stings the nose, and its taste makes the mouth dry and sticky. The battle is still young, but blood soaked uniforms and dead or dying men can already be seen, causing the fear of death to enter many of the soldiers' minds. It is remembered that freedom is what the fight is for, so we must continue to gain independence....   [tags: essays papers]

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Battle of Bunker Hill

- As the British charge up Bunker Hill for the first time, their spirits high, they are soon slaughtered by the Continental Army’s superior position. British soldiers near death or already dead are scattered around the battle field; soon many more will soon meet the same fate. This is what the beginning of the Battle of Bunker Hill looked like. It was the Continental Army’s first major victory, even though the British had captured the battle field. Looking at the causalities the real victor of this glories battle is easily distinguished, did the British General Gage want to win that much that he sent many men to their demise to win....   [tags: American History Revolutionary War]

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Teaching Games For Understanding Model

- Teaching Games For Understanding Model is the topic that I researched. This teaching model was created by Rod Thorpe and David Bunker from Loughborough University. The abbreviation for Teaching Games For Understanding Model is TGFU. This model was made for students to help educate them about the games they play in Physical Education. This learning model does not reflect on the performance from the student. It focuses on teaching student’s skills and key concepts in the classroom. There are six stages in TGFU that specifically target an important skill or concept that the student needs....   [tags: Rod Thorpe, David Bunker ]

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An Interview With Andrea Williams, Principal Of Elena Bunker Elementary School

- Define Success The information about this school’s organizational success was gathered in an interview with Andrea Williams, Principal of Theresa Bunker Elementary school. A vital way to make sure a school will become successful in achieving its goals is to have a leader that will strive to create an environment in which growth and success are not only evident, but highly encouraged. The leader this school has is one of those leaders. One definition of this type of leader is a “transformational leader [who] inspires others toward collaboration and interdependence as they work toward a purpose to which they are deeply committed” (Ubben, Hughes, & Norris, 2011)....   [tags: High school, Education, Teacher, Better]

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How Hitler Was Responsible For The Death Of The Former Fuhrer

- “If you will go to a hotel in San Antonio, Argentina, I will arrange for a man to meet you there and locate the ranch where Hitler is.” – FBI Informant, July 29, 1945 April 30, 1945, marks the date, which our history books state that Adolf Hitler took his own life. For decades this story has been accepted as fact, despite the lack of evidence to verify its credibility. What many people do not know is that after the war, Soviet leader Joseph Stalin insisted on alerting ally nation leaders that he was certain that Hitler was still alive....   [tags: Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, Schutzstaffel]

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Vladek’s Money: Money Helped Vladek Survive the Germans during the Holocaust

- Wealth and ingenious can decide one's destiny during the Holocaust. In the Holocaust, money plays a crucial role in helping Jews survive the Holocaust. When the Germans raid the ghetto, were Vladek and his family were in hiding. Vladek pays for materials to help make bunkers for him and his family. Also, Vladek pays others to stay at their houses after they escaped the ghetto. Without these bunkers Vladek and his family would likely be found by the Germans and taken to a concentration camp. Money was extremely helpful to the Jews....   [tags: wealth, ingenious, survive, ghetto, food]

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COL Prescott’s Command in the Battle of Breed’s Hill

- The award-winning novel by Stephen Ambrose, Band of Brothers: Easy Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne from Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest, discusses one of the greatest examples of mission command in the form of 1st Lieutenant Richard Winters and his role in the Brecourt Manor Assault. This battle is a textbook example of how to fight against a superior enemy force that outnumbered the unit by four times as much. Facing overwhelming odds with just 16 paratroopers against over 60 German Soldiers, 1LT Winters nevertheless prevails and succeeds in achieving his objective while minimizing casualties to just three Soldiers lost....   [tags: Band of Brothers, Stephen Ambrose]

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Draft of RRL for Defense

- Section: Graviton Rating: Summary of Output: Draft of RRL for Defense Review of Related Literature I. Biodegradation Biodegradation is nature's way of recycling wastes, or breaking down organic matter into nutrients that can be used by other organisms (Environmental Inquiry, 2009). It hastens the degradation of organic pollutants. A.1. Crude oil Crude oil contains polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) which are harmful to the environment. Crude oil is normally described as sweet (low sulphur) or sour (high sulphur) and light or heavy (depending on its density)....   [tags: Environmental Biology ]

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My Life - Original Writing

- I would like to tell you a little bit about myself, before I start my story. That realistically could quite possibly give some of you Nightmares. (I know I had quite a few, from the experience) Well you know what they say, there is no time like the present. So I should probably hurry up, and tell the story. Since I am keeping you waiting, on my explanation, for my life. Before I enter the nightmare called the Wasteland. On Tuesday, September 23, 3300 A.D I was born a healthy 8 pound boy, In the Bunker Level F on April, 24, 3283 to Mary Rivers (My Mom) a very quiet and delicate women , as well as excellent piano player and very Pentecostal Christian....   [tags: Security guard, Guard, Security, KILL]

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The Battle Of Lexington And Concord

- The American Revolution was battled between 1775 and 1783. The revolution ended in colonial unhappiness with the British. During this time, American armies were vulnerable because of their lack of resources and supplies. But they managed to have several triumphs, which led to their alliance with the French. After the American victory at the Battle of Yorktown, the Treaty of Paris resolved the war in 1783. The Revolutionary War began when Paul Revere made his famous ride to warn the colonists that the "British are coming,” April 18, 1775....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, George Washington]

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Discuss British And American Military Strategies

- Discuss the American Revolution. Be sure to describe British and American military strategies, list major turning points of the war, the importance of French assistance and the significance of the Treaty of Paris that ended the war. The American Revolution was battled between 1775 and 1783. The revolution ended in colonial unhappiness with the British. During this time, American armies were vulnerable because of their lack of resources and supplies. But they still managed to have several triumphs, which led to their alliance with the French....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, George Washington]

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Canada: Globalization and Sustainable Development

- ... This approach, currently in its second cycle, provides a whole-of-government view of actions to achieve environmental sustainability, is integrated into core federal planning and reporting, and is supported by a robust measurement strategy” (COG, 2014). The Ecological footprint “acknowledges that humanity is facing difficult challenges, makes them apparent, and directs action toward sustainable living” (Vamvakas, 2014). The formal definition of the ecological footprint briefly identifies the link and interconnectedness among the concept of sustainable development....   [tags: ecology, environment, preservation]

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After The Dark Philosophical Analysis

- After The Dark Philosophical Analysis The film After the Dark poses many different philosophical scenarios that aren’t so easily solved. The film starts off with Mr. Zimit essentially creating an end of the world scenario in which limited numbers of students will be able to survive. This hypothetical scenario is very unique because of how complex it is. The students have to decide which ten of group will be most beneficial to staying in a bunker to help repopulate and save the human race based on their individual characteristics and skillsets....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Human, Critical thinking]

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Audience Cared About Norman Lear's All in the Family

- In an interview in 1974, Producer and show creator Norman Lear said of his television sitcom, All in the Family: “People laugh harder at the things they care the most about.” ("Day at Night: Norman Lear, renowned TV producer ("All in the Family")." ) If that is true then the viewers most certainly must have cared about the topics being addressed on the show because All in the Family topped the Neilsen ratings, ranking number-one, from 1971 to 1976. As with any successful producer, Lear’s and co-producer Bud Yorkin’s primary goal was to get ratings....   [tags: sitcom, politics, ratings]

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My Life Portrait - Original Writing

- My Life Portrait - Original Writing …..War was severe. We had no food for more than a day. It was very dark. I had a little brother who was eight years old. The only thing I could hear was bombs and sounds of aircrafts. We were told not to go out of the bunker. After another day the sounds of bomb died out. My mother told me to stay inside the bunker and she went outside to see whether the coast was clear. She came back and told us to come out of the bunker. When we went out, as we have never seen light for two days, we had to close our eyes....   [tags: Papers]

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The End of a New Beginning

- Thunderous booms and bangs sounded the evening of February 15, 1898. The battleship Maine exploded on the harbors in Havana, Cuba. Panicky passengers scurried frightened to safety, while some remained trapped, helplessly, with no possible escape. Startled survivors searched for crew members and friends. The battleship which detonated into several pieces sank to the ocean floor dragging rapt wounded and dead. Two-hundred and sixty-six of the three-hundred and fifty-five officers, crew members, sailors, and Marines on board died or drowned in the explosion or shortly after suffering from injuries or shock....   [tags: Military History]

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Television Through the Ages

- The Brady Bunch showcased the first blended family. If you wanted to remarry, you could not get a divorce; instead, you had to be a widow. The theme song told what the show was about instead of what we have today. Early episodes show the hard changes you had to make in order to have a blended family. The main cast was uniformly white. I watched the episode “Hawaii Bound.” Mike gets sent to Hawaii for his job. Everyone is extremely happy and nicely dressed. There were no gates at the airport, just stairs....   [tags: good times, brady bunch]

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Socially Constructed Stereotypes in All in the Family, The Jefferson’s and The Cosby Show.

- Eye witness accounts of events are not always accurate. The accounts depicted by depend on how witnesses read the situation. The same is true when interpreting the depiction of race and/or ethnicity in media productions. Because situations gain meaning through the process of social construction (the interpretation of a situation based on one’s knowledge), the same event can be viewed and internalized by witnesses who render opposing viewpoints. This analysis will compare the depiction and rejection of socially constructed stereotypes relative to race and ethnicity in three situation comedies: All in the Family, The Jefferson’s and The Cosby Show....   [tags: Race, Ethnicity, Stereotypes]

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The Olive Branch Petition: A Strengthening of the American Causes for Independence

- After our class debate about the colonist’s ideas concerning separation, I began to wonder what avenues were taken to try to avert war. To find a source pertinent to my interest, I searched the “historymatters.gmu.edu” site using the key words “Revolutionary War primary document.” I skimmed over Washington’s papers at the Library of Congress, Martha Ballard’s diary, as well as a few others. Then, I narrowed my search to documents written in 1775 and found link to The Olive Branch Petition in The University of Georgia Tech’s American history documents database....   [tags: colonial loyalty, battle of concord]

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The Olive Branch Petition: A Strengthining of the Cause

- After our class debate about the colonists’ ideas concerning separation, I began to wonder what were the last steps taken to try to avert war. To find a source pertinent to my interest and fitting for this assignment, I searched the “historymatters.gmu.edu” site using the key words “Revolutionary War primary document.” The search provided several documents, so I skimmed over Washington’s papers at the Library of Congress, Martha Ballard’s diary, as well as a few others. I then narrowed my search to documents written in 1775 and found link to The Olive Branch Petition in The University of Georgia Tech’s American history documents database, a document briefly mentioned in our text....   [tags: second continental congress]

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How Golf Is Considered A Gentleman 's Game

- How to Golf Golf is considered a gentleman’s game; it requires a certain amount of social acceptableness: such as wearing the correct attire, or being silent when necessary. To play the game of golf, one must have the correct equipment, and the knowledge to use said equipment; to reach the yardage that is required of differing tee boxes. Also, as with any game, one must know the rules in order to play the game. This essay will cover the essentials of playing golf, so that one may know how to properly play the sport....   [tags: Golf, Golf club, Golf equipment, Iron]

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Freight Rate Management and Shareholder Value

- The shipping markets have been among the most active among markets over the last couple of years. This significant growth in shipping markets has been influenced by changes in import policies, globalization and changing freight rates. Globalization and changes in the import policies across states and continents have positively influenced the growth of the shipping markets, with marginalized and developing countries having an opportunity to venture into the global arena. Freight rates are however proportionate to growth of shipping markets and their contribution to the development of shipping markets has been influenced by several factors, some of which lead to negative growth and increase th...   [tags: Business]

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Intelligence in the Revolutionary War

- In 1773 before the Revolutionary War began, American colonists were being taxed by the British Parliament to pay for the expenses that were increasingly high due to the French and Indian war. The American colonists debated with the British Parliament that they have raised millions of dollars in taxation for these war debts. A famous man by the name of Benjamin Franklin was one of these American colonists that debated with the British Parliament arguing that they have earned their place in the British Empire....   [tags: boston tea party, british parliament, taxation]

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"Right to the Button"

- "Right to the Button" The "nuclear suitcase" draws in for 100,000 rubles a month. "From here, lads, our homeland dictates its unyielding will to the rest of the world's community." Thus Sergey Artsibashev's hero spoke about our army to recruits in a well-known film comedy, while pointing to a ballistic missile launcher. MK'scorrespondent visited the site, about which one can say the same words with a clean conscience -- the Central Command Post of the Russian RVSN [Strategic Missile Troops], which is located in a "secret" place in suburban Moscow....   [tags: Travel]

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The Olive Branch Petition

- After our class debate about the colonists’ ideas concerning separation, I began to wonder what were the final avenues taken to try to avert the Revolutionary War. To find a source pertinent to my interest and fitting for our assignment, I searched the “historymatters.gmu.edu” site using the key words “Revolutionary War primary document.” The search provided several documents, such as Washington’s papers at the Library of Congress, Martha Ballard’s diary, as well as a few others. None of the documents in my original search were specific enough to my interests in the days leading up to the American Revolution....   [tags: Revolutionary War, American History]

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Descriptive Essay - Original Writing

- “She started it!” I defended. “You saw the way she looked and talked to me. And why was she wearing pants cut off so short?” I looked to Dex and he was clearly amused once again. I continued, “It’s cold out, and it’s a contradiction you know with her sweatshirt. It doesn’t even make sense. She’d never get away with wearing anything like that in the bunker.” I was rambling and I couldn’t sort out why her appearance even bothered me so much. Dex grinned and observed, “You’d never be able to wear those tight pants and shirt you’re wearing now in the bunkers either....   [tags: 2007 singles, 2005 singles, By the Way, Like You]

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The Seclusive Lifestyle in Two Literary Works: The Scarlett Leter and The Road

- Throughout time philosophers have strived to cultivate one’s soul. Although philosophers all share the goal of obtaining a well-balanced soul, they don’t necessarily agree on the technicalities of how to fulfill this concept. Be it the teachings of Plato, Frederick Nietzsche, Henry David Thoreau, Walt Whitman, or the plethora of other philosophers available, one thing is always constant. Philosophers seek transcendence in seclusion. This seclusive lifestyle is liberating to one’s soul. The concept of seeking transcendence through seclusion is visible in many novels today....   [tags: transcendece, phylosophy, ethics]

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The Olive Branch Petition: A Unification of the Colonies

- After our class debate about the colonists’ ideas concerning separation, I began to wonder what final avenue was taken in an attempt to avert the Revolutionary War. To find a source pertinent to my interest and fitting for our assignment, I searched the “historymatters.gmu.edu” site using the key words “Revolutionary War primary document.” The search provided several documents, such as Washington’s papers at the Library of Congress, Martha Ballard’s diary, as well as a few others. None of the documents in my original search were specific enough to my interests in the days leading up to the American Revolution....   [tags: Revolutionary War, the Olive Branch Petition]

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The Bilecki Family Risked Themselves to Save Jewish Lives

- ... The frightful winter brought terror to a new extent. The snow covered ground made prints more noticeable than ink on paper. Julian, one of the Bilecki children, was nimble, youthful and courageous, a survivor noted. The refugees were kept away from the brink of starvation thanks to that amiable boy who used his agility to jump swiftly from tree to tree like the raw ghosts of the Jews flitting away at the crack of dawn, following the path to nirvana. Satisfying the Jews’ hunger was a challenge in itself for the Bilecki family had to ration the shortage of food they had for themselves too....   [tags: nazis, holocaust, heros]

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Analysis Of The Film ' 10 Cloverfield Lane '

- When Cloverfield stormed the big screen in Godzilla-like fashion, it was clear producer J.J. Abrams was on to something. The film followed a group of adults that found themselves in the dead-center of an alien attack - with the “survivors” documenting the events using a camcorder. Now, when the film ended, viewers had absolutely no idea what was happening or whether or not humanity managed to secure the upper hand in the alien invasion. And to be honest, that was half the fun. This time, Abrams has made it clear this latest Cloverfield-themed production is not a sequel - although it could easily have been dubbed that way....   [tags: American film actors, American television actors]

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Choices in The Road by Cormac Mcarthy

- The Road, a thrilling novel about a post-apocalyptic world, demonstrates a great understanding of the reasoning behind the choices humans make. While living a normal life with his wife and child, some unknown disaster occurs leaving the world in ruins and a father caring for his son by himself. He continues to raise his son, facing difficult decisions everyday, but inclusively decides to continue living. Also after discovering a bunker full of nonperishable foods, the father makes the tough decision to leave....   [tags: Post-apocalyptic, Father, Son]

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Dumb Decisions And Why People Make Them

- Dumb decisions and why people make them. Modern society has created a cushion of intellect that protects stupid people. People do stupid things that should result in an inability to pass on stupid genetic material. But as Sally Adee quotes in What Makes People Do Dumb Things, “In the distant past, people whose mutations had slowed their intellect would not have survived to pass on their genes; but Crabtree suggests that as human societies became more collaborative, slower thinkers were able to piggyback on the success of those with higher intellect.”(Adee) It is acknowledging that people do stupid things because society allows them to....   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Social safety net]

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Leadership Results And Outcomes Of Effective School

- Governance and Leadership Results and Outcomes Effective school leadership is a necessity when working to establish an effective school and govern said school efficiently. The principal has a hand in many of the necessary initiatives and procedures that are required to keep a school running smoothly. Principals who do administer effective schools generally have these four characteristics: goals and production emphasis, power and strong decision making, effective management, and strong human relations skills (Hoy & Miskel, 2008)....   [tags: Education, High school, Educational accreditation]

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Kurdistan Oil Spill

- Kurdistan Oil Spill On March 15, 1979, the British Tanker Kurdistan, owned by the Nile Steamship Co. Ltd. of Newcastle, England, was bound from Point Tupper, NS, to Quebec City loaded with 29,662 tons of "Bunker C" fuel oil. At 2:20pm, when situated 50 nautical miles northeast of Sydney, Cape Breton, the tanker, lashed by gale force wind, in ice-infested water, developed vertical gashes below the waterline in the number 3 wing tanks. These tanks, which had a total capacity of 10,000 tons, soon began to leak oil....   [tags: Papers]

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The MOVE Organization vs Philadelphia Police

- The MOVE Organization surfaced in Philadelphia in the early 1970’s. The MOVE movement was one of “back-to-nature,” which was poorly understood by their urban neighbors and the local government and possibly by the organization itself (McCoy). John Africa, who is said to have been illiterate, founded MOVE. It was a loosely organized and sparsely populated organization. I argue that the failure of MOVE to “bow to the man” and the lack of police and government self-control, led to the abuse of power and police brutality that culminated on May 13, 1985 of which the magnitude Black’s theories fail to predict....   [tags: Police Brutality Essays]

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Chris Burden's Shoot versus LAPD Uniforms

- Compare & Contrast On November 19th 1971, performance artist Chris Burden was shot. Standing still inside an empty spacious gallery space, enclosed in white walls, he stood still as his friend aimed a loaded rile at his left arm from a distance, roughly about ten to fifteen feet. A couple of people stood by and observed the scene. Moments after setting up, the trigger was pulled, simultaneously while a man stood close to document the event by taking a black and white picture, which came to be known as his art performance creation titled Shoot....   [tags: compare and contrast]

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Hayden Fox: A Man's Man

- In the 90s sitcom Coach, Hayden Fox is the epitome of manhood. This 40-something is a head football coach at a university, a divorcee whose role as a father has only just begun and he lives alone in a cabin. This man is as much of a guy as you can get. His life is football and he has a strict set of rules in which to live by. He has a very set view and definition of masculinity. Hayden Fox is Generation X’s Archie Bunker, only not quite as much of a bigot, just a traditional manly man set in his ways....   [tags: epitome of manhood, football coach, generation x]

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The Road by Cormac McCarthy

- ... The man goes unnamed throughout the novel. He is the boy's father and believes that he has been consigned by God to keep the boy safe and to protect him from harm and the evils in the world. He wonders if he has it in him to do harm to his own son, the only source of light in the man's world. He pushes himself and his son to extreme measures in order to survive. The connection that the man feels with his son is sacred and throughout the novel the man makes great sacrifices to allow his son to live on and have a future in a world that has gone dim....   [tags: book analysis]

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Patriotism in the Film Olympus Has Fallen

- Patriotism means love of one’s country. A country, on which one is born and brought up and develops, is valuable to him than any other country. This desire for his country expands into loyalty. One who is dedicated will be willing to perform a sacrifice for his motherland. One can be a volunteer by maintaining a decent image of one’s country before the eyes of strangers. A patriot will never move down his country or analyze his government before newcomers. He will attempt to extend the best reflection of his country when he comes into touch with families of other nations....   [tags: military issues, loyalty]

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Free Process Essays - How to Organize a Paintball Event

- How to Organize a Paintball Event Ever dream of shooting your boss or coworkers. Perhaps you will get the chance if you offer to organize a company paintball event. It is a great way to promote teamwork and relieve aggression. Even if the coworker from hell is on the same team as you, keep in mind there is such a thing as “friendly fire” (“accidentally” shooting someone on your team). The first step is to check out local fields. Some things to look for are, the ratio of referees to players, goggle signs, barrel plugs and personality of the staff....   [tags: Expository Process Essays]

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A Trip to London

- ... These war rooms did not become operational until August 27, 1939, also they were not bomb proof until December of 1940. This came after the intense bombing of London by the German army. The underground bunker is amazing in size, accounting for nearly 30,000 square feet. These war rooms were closed on August 16, 1945. When is was closed many of the employees simply cleaned out the desk and left and never returned. Because of this, the furnishings of the bunker remained together and never touched since that day....   [tags: personal experience, cruiser]

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The sport of Paintball

- The Sport of Paintball There you are. You’re hiding behind a hastily constructed bunker made to protect yourself from enemy fire. You can hear the enemy firing on your position, and you can feel the shots screaming above your head. The firing ceases for a moment. You pop out, fire off a few rounds, and duck back in; but as you are going back in the shots start up again, and you feel the rounds whizzing past your head and ear. One catches your sleeve. You glance down. No damage. Suddenly you have a fellow fighter there in your bunker with you....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gulf War Syndrome

- In 1990 the United States deployed 700,000 soldiers into and around the region of the middle east known as the Persian Gulf. The U.S. wanted to stop the progression of Iraqi forces who were invading the oil-rich neighboring country of Kuwait. When Iraq Surrendered to the Allied forces on March 5th they had been completely swept out of Kuwait. The United States only lost one-hundred-forty-eight men while Iraq’s losses where estimated around 100,000 men. Little did the United States know that the effects of this war effects would be much more extensive than one-hundred-forty-eight soldiers lost in battle....   [tags: history]

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Major Battles of the American Revolution

- The American Revolution began on April 19, 1775, when British soldiers and American patriots clashed at Lexington, Massachusetts, and at nearby Concord. The war lasted eight years. It ended on September 3, 1783, when Britain signed the Treaty of Paris, which gave independence to the United States. The Battle of Bunker Hill was fought in June of 1775. In the Battle of Bunker Hill the patriots were successful in holding their ground, Redcoats sent three attack waves, the first to were successfully defended by the patriots buy the third was successful in driving the patriots off the hill....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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Napalm: Hell's Fires on Earth

- Introduction From the beginning of known history, men have fought over everything. Land, food, and resources were just a few prizes to winning. Ever since the creation of the sling, spear, and bow and arrow, man has discovered ways to be better than an opponent. At first, these were mere tools to be used for hunting. Then primitive humans learned to take what was another human’s. Since then, one man has tried to be better than the rest, and they use their brains to create weapons. Fire has been around longer than humans....   [tags: naphthenic palmitic acid, napalm]

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Napalm: Hell’s Fires on Earth

- Hell’s Fires on Earth Introduction From the beginning of known history, men have fought over everything. Land, food, and resources were just a few prizes to winning. Ever since the creation of the sling, spear, and bow and arrow, men have discovered ways to be better than their opponent. At first, these were mere tools to be used for hunting. Then primitive humans learned to take what was another human’s. Since then, one man has tried to be better than the rest, and they use their brains to create weapons....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays]

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Nazi Concentration And Execution Camps

- It was my second day in Germany and I was on a mission. The past two weeks had been a struggle to find a topic for my next book… I was overwhelmed with family life and consumed by its busyness. It wasn’t until my manager started to worry that I started to panic. I needed an idea. It had to be engaging. It had to be different. And I had to come up with it fast. Thankfully, Saturday’s newspaper gave me the answer. There was an article for a travelling exhibition on the Holocaust, and straight away I knew that was what my next book would be about....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp]

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Last Day

- Drex stood among the who's-who line up of Privates waiting for Sargent Drell to arrive, a gentle breeze sent patterned waves softly through the grass. They had been ordered to stand on ceremony for this particular morning, this was the half year mark I the academy leading to assumption that this would be graduation. Kai stepped out as if from nowhere chuckling lightly to himself with a bottle of ale in hand. He hiccuped ad waved I a relaxed fashion at the men, opening and closing his mouth several times then pointing at them with a puzzled look upon his face....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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The Gap Between Customer’s Expectations and Experience Received from Wan Hai Lines in Penang

- 1.1 Research Background Wan Hai Lines (M) Sdn Bhd in Penang is one of branches of Wan Hai group which headquarter in Taiwan. Wan Hai Lines started its branches in Penang in year 1992 with its core business provided shipping services to handle import and export shipments from port to port (CY to CY) . They are mainly targeted short haul services whereby arrange shipment to / from Asia Pacific countries such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South East Asia and etc. Wan Hai Penang was experienced very good time and fast growth during 90’s and 2000’s before economy crisis in year 2008....   [tags: service, performnce, shipping]

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The Swimmer, by John Cheever: Time Waits For No Man

- The Swimmer begins with a party at the Westerhazy’s house. All the guests there are of high social standing, judging by the fact that tennis courts, sail bags, and alcohol are mentioned repeatedly. The phrase, “I drank too much” comes up repeatedly and the guests mention this phrase repeatedly. One of these guest is Neddy Merrill. By the context of the story, the reader determines that Neddy is well off and enjoys being part of the culture that his status brings. This culture is one of drinking and one where time seems to stand still, regardless of where a person is, be it by the poolside or whilst traveling....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Analysis Of The Book ' 1776 ' By David Mccullough

- 1776 by David McCullough is a non-fiction historical book that historically accounts an in depth view of The American Revolution. The book starts from late 1775 and spans to the end of 1776. The book includes the Battle of New York, the Battle of Brooklyn, the Battle of Boston, the Battle of Fort Washington, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the ending Battle of Trenton in 1776. David McCullough adds a sense of emotion and color to this book where it 's more than a history book that lists facts. Not only does he add a sense of enjoyment to read, 1776 provides detailed accounts of the military life during the end of 1775 to the end of 1776 and detailed accounts of the battles....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, George Washington]

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The Rider And Removed The Satchel From His Shoulder

- William kneeled down next to the rider and removed the satchel from his shoulder. He threw the satchel over his shoulder and climbed into the saddle of Crocco’s horse. “Bury the body and bring his horse to Butterworth,” William directed the farmhands. William kicked the side of the horse and rode back to the farmhouse. As the horse trotted up Blue Hills Road, William spotted Crocco and James standing together on the front porch. James and Crocco walked off the porch when they saw William riding towards them....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Doctor, Horse]

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The Impact of Social Media Upon Self Esteem

- At some point in our lives, each of us has let others’ opinions about us influence our perception of ourselves. Whether you’re feeling sad because of a spat with a friend, or elated because of a compliment from your boss on a job well done, you are allowing others’ opinions of you to influence how you feel about yourself. For many people, young adulthood is when they are most vulnerable to this type of mental process. Caught in the purgatory between childhood and adulthood, young adults often find themselves unsure about almost everything: careers, relationships, and, most importantly, themselves....   [tags: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube]

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The American Revolution And The War Of 1812

- Americans went through a long and difficult journey before they were truly able to be free from England. Colonists in America fought in the American Revolution to terminate British rule; the battle for independence continued with the War of 1812. Although all the odds were against the Americans, they managed to be victorious in both wars by rebelling, standing up to British threat, and strategizing. The American Revolution was caused by a series of attempts from the British to tax American colonists....   [tags: American Revolution, United States]

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The American Revolution And The War Of 1812

- After The Seven Years’ War things began to change for the colonists. The war was extremely expensive for England, doubling the national debt. In order to pay off the debt the colonists were taxed. After failed attempts to protest against England things became violent, thus igniting The Revolutionary War. The Americans fought in The American Revolution and the War of 1812 in order to gain independence from England. They were able to be victorious on both occasions because they had a united front and England was spread then in global wars....   [tags: American Revolution, United States]

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A Brief Biography of Billie G. Kanell

- ... Billie and his friend Jessie were sent to Hawaii, where they went through Basic Training together and then went to Japan. While in Japan, Billie was able to write a short letter home letting all his loved ones know he was safe. It would be the last they heard from him. He was supposed to attend a training school in Japan, but for some unknown reason was sent to Korea instead. He wouldn’t be in Korea very long at all before his strength and courage would shine through and we would see what a true hero he was....   [tags: medal of honor heroes, Korean war]

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The American Revolutionary War And American War

- The American Revolutionary War Jordan Luke HST201 – U.S. History I Colorado State University – Global Campus Nick Ceh November 28, 2014   The American Revolutionary War The United States of America would not be anything like it is now if it were not for the American Revolutionary War. The conflict between the American colonists and British military forces fought on for 8 years from 1775-1783. In this essay, I will describe the conditions, the era and a few of the major battles of the conflict that helped shape the war....   [tags: American Revolutionary War, American Revolution]

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A Civilization Of Expansion, Knowledge And War

- A civilization of expansion, knowledge and war Ever since time began, Humans have circled the Earth searching for riches, land and to unravel the mysteries of the universe. When Humans see something they desire, they do whatever it takes, by sword, persuasion, or negotiation to achieve it. Moreover every moment of mankind 's existence is spent trying to become stronger than their neighbor and even nature itself. Since its dawning, mankind has always been a war ragging race. Moreover, the smarter this race thinks they get, the more they take for granted of what the beautiful creator has given them....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Global conflicts, War]

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The Role Of Government On Education Equality

- Role of Government in Education Equality The United States of America is identified as one of the most powerful countries in the world. Unlike many other countries, America is well known for its free educational services from primary to secondary school. Pulliam & Van (2013) mentioned that the initiation of free public schools for all individuals situated in the period prior to the war of 1812. This validated the fight for education in America have started long ago during or even before the national period which occurred from 1776 until 1850....   [tags: United States, Supreme Court of the United States]

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Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare

- William Shakespeare 's play, Much Ado About Nothing is a love story about two young couples, their friends, and families. The story takes place in the town of Messina. Leonato is the governor and owns a beautiful estate. His daughter, Hero, his niece, Beatrice, his brother Antonio, and many others live together on the estate. When the play begins, The Prince of Aragon, Claudio, Benedick, Don Jon, and other soldiers are just arriving in Messina on their way back from a war. Claudio immediately falls in love upon the sight of the beautiful Hero....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Much Ado About Nothing]

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My Partner And I Researched Teaching Games

- My partner and I researched Teaching Games for Undertsanding, which is a set of ideas about learning game skills through the principle of play. This topic was very interesting to learn about because it wasn’t very commonly used and it was very different from a traditional teaching model. Around the 1960’s, P.E. lecturer Alan Wade along with Charles Hughes introduces these ideas at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom. Since then many other scholars has thought about and added to the philosophy of viewpoints for Teaching Games for Understanding....   [tags: Learning, Education, Play, Skill]

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The moral cost of video games

- With a huge projected screen replacing my perspective of the world around me, I jumped right into the immersive experience of playing one of the most realistic war games on the market: “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2”. Inside a fiery world of smoke, smog, and tall abandoned houses, adrenaline rushed through my brain and tensed my body with excitement as I followed a team of nine through a maze of doorways and alleys. I quickly lost track of them and I hid at the end of a small dead alley while I waited for something to move or make a sound....   [tags: Analysis, Matthew Devereux]

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Revolutionary Artillery in the Revolutionary War

- In 1775, thirteen colonies began a fight for their independence from Britain’s rule. Without formal training in artillery tactics or a proper armament of artillery pieces, early units had to overcome adversity and hardship. But with courage and dedication the artillery and its leadership were able to play a vital role in the success on the battlefields, and ultimately the victory resulting in America earning its freedom. During the Revolutionary War, the Artillery assets that were available were a combination of cannons, mortars and howitzers....   [tags: American History, Britain, Revolutionary War]

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Survival of 15 Year Old Girl

- ... Day 57: It’s been around two months since my family was killed in a violent attempt to get food and other basic necessities. The winter months are approaching, and I fear that by myself I might not be able to survive. The government will have been shut down for a year, come January 2037. The result of the shutdown has been horrifying. There is barely any food in sight, and when there is food there is the struggle to get it. I have decided to make my way down south to attempt to survive the harsh winter of New Jersey....   [tags: girl, world, country, kill, travel]

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How The Stamp Act Of 1765

- The American Revolution which is also known as the American Revolutionary War and the U.S. War of Independence, is the war in which the Americans beat the British and gained their independence. The American Revolutionary War started around the time that the British were trying to take over and happened to be the greatest military force at the time. This paper will discuss how the Stamp Act of 1765, The Boston Massacre of 1770, Lexington and Concord of 1775, and a couple of minor events contributed to the outbreak of the American Revolution and why....   [tags: American Revolution, American Revolutionary War]

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The Change Initiative Of T Mobile

- Bridges (2009) teaches that it isn’t the changes that do you in, it’s the transitions. We must understand that according to Bridges they are not the same thing. Change is situational and transitions are psychological. Getting people through the transition is essential if the change is actually going to work as planned. Leading in times of change, however, can be very challenging for leadership. Change must be both strategically and carefully communicated as well as executed. Organizational resistance is not uncommon when leading in times of change, performance management process need to be tweaked accordingly, and finally companies must ensure they can sustain and anchor the change initiativ...   [tags: Organizational culture, Management, Edgar Schein]

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Valkyrie – A Film Review

- “A fanatically hysteric romantic with a brutal will,” this is how Karl Alexander von Muller, described the personality of Adolf Hitler. Throughout Hitler’s reign, people close to him had the same outlook towards him, like von Muller, and many officers and generals plotted to kill the dictator. The plot that came closest to succeeding was “Project Valkyrie,” which was the subject of the 2010 film “Valkyrie”. The film incorporated many aspects that are historically accurate, despite a number of minor historical flaws....   [tags: Film Review]

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History of the Hunt Family

- History of the Hunt Family The history of Hunt family provides remarkable examples of both strengths and weaknesses of family business model. Sheer size of the company, characters of great egos and controversial political views always brought a lot of public attention to Hunt family. Yet the most interesting aspect, which will be investigated in this paper, is the interdependence of family and business dynamics. Based on the history of two branches of Hunt family, it will be demonstrated how changes within family can both ruin or foster business....   [tags: business model, hunt oil company]

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Hitler's Escape To South America

- For years, society has been led to believe that Hitler died in his Berlin bunker, but did he actually escape to South America. It has been proven that many other high ranking Nazis have escaped to countries in South America, such as Argentina and Brazil, so it is no surprise that Hitler too could have escaped. Many know only the accepted cause of Hitler’s death, and they are not aware of the evidence that hints he could have escaped to South America. However, there are other theories that hint towards a different outcome of Hitler’s life, theories that have more evidence....   [tags: Catholic Church supports anticommunists]

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The American Of American Colonists

- American colonists felt as if they were constantly being denied natural rights by the British Government. Additionally, colonists believed that they were unfairly treated and that their legislature was not regarded as a legitimate institution. Aa a result, many colonists chose to resist British authority. An example of this is in 1733, due to pressure from British West Indian planters, the Molasses Act was passed by Parliament to stop American trade with the French West Indies islands. This act placed a heavy tax on all shipments of sugar and molasses coming from non-British islands in the Caribbean area....   [tags: Age of Enlightenment]

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