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The Hardship of Haiti

- ... In January 2010 a major earthquake struck on the western outskirts of Port au Prince, killing and estimated 300,000 people and injuring 1000’s more (Central, n.d.). After the earthquake worldwide support flowed into this forgotten nation and this in conjunction with a stable government has made an amazing change for the better in this small nation. Currently, the country is fairly stable with a popular, democratically elected government which is focused on the rebuilding of Haiti. Corruption and Bribery Haiti is a very poor nation and sites as the “poorest country in the Western Hemisphere with 80% of the population living under the poverty line and 54% in abject poverty” (Central, n.d.)...   [tags: Caribean countries, French Creole]

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The Hardship Of Teenage Pregnancy

- The Hardship In Love Although teenage pregnancy rate in USA have decreased recently, it remains a serious social issue with long-term effects. For example, a teenage mother could raise children alone and stay unmarried for decades, which is not suggested a complete and healthy family structure for child growing (Sedgh et al, 2015). Pregnant teenagers and teenage mothers are often have more problems in education and social relations than their peers, so that many of these schoolgirls have left schools and their friends....   [tags: Teenage pregnancy, Pregnancy, Birth control]

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Janie 's Evolution Through Hardship

- Janie’s Evolution Through Hardship In Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie Crawford confronts social and emotional hardships that shape who she is from the beginning to the end of the novel. Living in Florida during the 1900s, it was very common for an African American woman to face discrimination on a daily basis. Janie faces gender inequality, racial discrimination, and social class prejudice that she is able to overcome and use to help her develop as a person. Sexual dominance of males in this novel was a prominent view held by most of the main characters....   [tags: Discrimination, Sociology, Social class, Racism]

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Theme of Hardship in The Grapes of Wrath

- The Grapes of Wrath 'In the souls of the people, the grapes of wrath are filling and growing heavy, growing heavy for the vintage.' This quote explains the whole book. It shows the people fighting for their lives from the many hardships they face. Also, it shows that there is ups and downs in life and sometimes facing the wrath that life gives us. The first hardship in the book is when the Joads are forced off their land. They have to overcome losing their home and basically their life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hardship and Misery Prevailed in Pre-Revolutionary Russia.

- Each of the social classes in pre-revolutionary Russia all endured extremely different lifestyles, some living prosperously and contently, but a majority living in horrible circumstances, deprived of basic human rights. For this reason, the proposition “Hardship and misery prevailed in pre-revolutionary societies” is accurate to a high extent, as prior to the revolution, most of the population, particularly the peasants and urban workers, suffered immensely due to the embedded inequality of the autocratic system....   [tags: human rights, social classes, revolution]

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The Last Years At Blackstone Lake, Nine Years Of Hardship

- Nine years at Blackstone Lake, nine years of hardship. Unaware of being mid-way through their lives, William Lints and his wife Frances Rebecca (b Dec 12, 1870, née Warren) headed towards Blackstone in 1899. With them came their 3 year old daughter Sarah Evalena (b 1896, Mara Township) — and their poverty. German Princes and a German King of England A long tradition of small German states was to rent out professional armies to fight other peoples wars. During the American Revolutionary War, various German princes hired out some of these army units to George III the King of England....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Marriage]

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The Hardship of Going to College

- Hardships of College Going to college will be the best time of people’s lives, but getting into college just might be the worst. These topics being discussed are good to talk about for upcoming college kids to help them get through this troubling time and inform them that they have options. Getting into college is so difficult due to the high costs of tuition, selectiveness of the college, and also just finding the best fit college for incoming freshmen. Finding a college that is in the right price range can be very difficult, due to high tuitions, but financial aid services can be a great help to the families....   [tags: high cost, selecting the right institution]

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The Drover's Wife: Hardship of Life in the Outback

- The Drover's Wife: Hardship of Life in the Outback The short-story "The Drover's Wife" is written by Henry Lawson, Australia's most famous short-story writer and poet. "The Drover's Wife" is probably Lawson's best-known work, and was first published in the collection entitled "While the Billy Boils" in 1892. Lawson was deeply interested in the effects of the harsh Australian outback on people's lives, having himself spent 18 months in the bush. This was expressed in a number of so-called "bush ballads" and stories, "The Drover's Wife" being one of them....   [tags: Drover's Wife Essays]

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Free Essays on The Crucible: Suffering and Hardship

- The Crucible Suffering and Hardship A crucible is a severe test, as of patience or belief; a trial. Another definition of the word crucible is a place, time, or situation characterized by the confluence of powerful intellectual, social, economic, or political forces. The title signifies the suffering and hardship that the town goes through. The town the story takes place in is governed by a theocracy. A quote from The Crucible says “For good purposes, even high purposes, the people of Salem developed a theocracy, a combine of state and religious power whose function was to keep the community together, and to prevent any kind of disunity that might open it to destruction by mate...   [tags: Arthur Miller]

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The Hardship of My Life- Personal Narrative

- The Hardship of My Life- Personal Narrative As I was on the PJC bus to an out of town game, I had some free time to think. Lately, I have had in the back of my mind several troubling areas, so I know that this moment was the time to take care of these situations. If I could overcome certain problems, I would be more successful in the future. First, I have to get over the sudden death of my father. The day I found out my father was killed in an accident while he was on his job, I felt as if my life was over....   [tags: Papers]

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The World War II : Oppression, Discrimination, Economic Hardship, And Injustice

- In 1941 the citizens of Germany were facing many forms of oppression, discrimination, economic hardship, and injustice. World War II was in full swing and Adolph Hitler had orchestrated an army of soldiers who had been ordered to rid Germany of all the unwanted minority groups including those who identified themselves as Jewish, gay and the disabled. Hitler’s attempt in creating a master race brought fear and hopelessness to many. As his troops invaded Germany, families were torn apart; people were killed in their homes or sent to concentration camps while others were restricted in areas known as the Ghettos....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, Jews, Adolf Hitler]

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Hardship of a Girl in a Man's Society in Alice Monroe's Short Story, Boys and Girls

- Boys and girls, the struggle of self-definition From Early history, we have seen gender roles being displayed in a society. As villages were created, a more stable environment was formed, making it easier to start a family. Naturally the women became homebound; taking care of their children and preparing food, while the men went out to hunt and participate in other physically demanding jobs. Gradually these roles became more defined but as societies progressed, the role of women did not. “Boys and Girls”, written by Alice Monroe is a short story which displays the hardship of a girl in a man’s society....   [tags: Boys and Girls Alice Munro]

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Deprivation And Physical Hardship Were The Hallmark Of Life Under Slavery

- Deprivation and physical hardship were the hallmark of life under slavery. Some of the greatest civil rights movements in American history were the cultural, and political changes which abolished slavery, and established liberty, and justice for all. When the United States became an independent nation, written plans of government, to include: The Declaration of Independence, and Bill of Rights contradicted themselves pertaining to the equality of all men, and African Americans. The Virginia Bill of Rights included statements such as, “All men are by nature equally free, and independent”....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, American Civil War]

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The Role of Hardship Clauses in Controlling Liability by Contract

- The Role of Hardship Clauses in Controlling Liability by Contract Introduction The fundamental principle of the law of contract is that the parties to a contract must carry out their contractual obligations. The principle of hardship operates as a modification of the principle of pacta sunt servanda; it gives relief to a party where performance of a contractual obligation due to change of circumstances becomes extremely onerous. This essay will discuss the role of hardship clauses in controlling liability by contract....   [tags: Papers]

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Memories, Nature, Hardship in Robert Frost's Poem, Birches

- ... Being a youth is way more enjoyable than being an adult. You can have fun and do not have to worry about bills, financial problems, or other adult situations. Line 42 is a perfect example of the speaker wanting to return to his childhood where he could be the young boy he could and escape his troubles. Nature is apart of all Robert Frost work in some way shape or form. The title “Birches” shows readers that nature is also in the poem. The trees represent a way to escape the life problems. It gives you happiness and a state of relaxing while it last....   [tags: childhood, climbing, memories]

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Hardship in Ireland in A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

- In Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal” written in 1729, he writes of the hardships faced by the lower class and proposes a solution to help it out. Living in Ireland, Swift witnessed many hardships suffered among the poor, such as stealing and begging. However, not too far away, the British royalty was living a lavish lifestyle, and by doing so, it was sucking the life out of the poor. Jonathan Swift saw this enormous unbalance of wealth and wanted to do something about it. Therefore, in his article, “A Modest Proposal”, Swift’s aims to publicly humiliate the rich by demonstrating how they always take from the poor....   [tags: rich and poor, solution]

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Why Are the Good Allowed to Suffer? From Seneca's On Providence and The Bible

- It is perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions of all time: if there are gods who have control over humans’ lives, why do they allow good followers to suffer. How can there be any justice in that kind of world. Philosophers and thinkers like Seneca and authors of the Bible have debated and written about these questions since ancient times. Perhaps because hardships affect every person, many people continue to debate the same topics today. Seneca writes extensively about the topic of suffering in his essay “On Providence,” which is contained in The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca....   [tags: God, fate, hardship]

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Success in The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

- What is the source of your success. My own definition of success is about overcoming my obstacles and hardships. If I can’t overcome the obstacles and hardships along the way, then I will try again so that I am more prepared and have the right knowledge. I want to meet obstacles and hardships because I want to feel the pleasure of success when I overcome them. In order for me to overcome and embrace hardships, I need to find the missing link, have the right knowledge, and practice effective time management....   [tags: encouragement, struggles, hardship]

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A Message of Hope in the Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

- The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is most often perceived as a depressing that enumerates the many failings of humans during the Great Depression and in general society. Daniel Joseph Singal agrees with this viewpoint, but with a twist. In his essay “Towards a Definition of American Modernism”, Singal shares how Steinbeck also has a message of hope contained within his story of hardship. Through the dreams a Ma and Rose of Sharon Joad, Steinbeck cautions readers on the action of dreaming, because one’s fantasies do not always turn into an expected reality....   [tags: great depression, hardship, dream]

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The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls: The Path of Recovery is for Everyone

- Hardships are a terrible, but normal part of everybody’s life. No matter the hardship, anybody can recover. After viewing the information, it give an idea of how bad each of them had it.When Jeannette from The Glass Castle escapes the depths of Welch and her parents, her life was smooth sailing afterwards. When you have a life as very upsetting as hers, It is expected for more struggles to happen later in life. Not everybody will be as fortunate as her and continue forward with no regression. When Lily from The Secret Life of Bees ran away from home with no clue where she was headed, other than a town written on a picture....   [tags: hardship, success, struggle]

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Aspirations to Achieve my Educational Goals

- After nineteen years of living in a small town named Wasco, known by most for the prison, I moved to Long Beach. I grew up in a strict religion that discouraged questioning and required extreme dedication towards servitude of God. Attending college was discouraged by my parents and the church, as it took away from time spent towards serving God. Living in Wasco was my own prison. Moving to Long Beach meant freedom to me where I was finally able to stretch my constrained, clipped wings. Suddenly, the simplest of questions, for some, such as "What do I want to be?" and "Who am I?" plagued my mind....   [tags: college, prison, answers, hardship]

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The Bright Side of the Darkness

- ... The Hollow Men gives off the vibe that the men are trying to deal with the fear of death’s dream kingdom, even if that is through disguising their fear. In Apocalypse Now the disguises were also “deliberate” like those in The Hollow Men. For example when a masked Kurtz drops a decapitated head in Willard’s lap, Willard still knows that it is Kurtz even though he is wearing face paint. The disguise isn’t fooling anyone. Leading me to think the disguise wasn’t for Willard, but for Kurtz himself....   [tags: hardship, negative, positive, optimistic]

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The British Empire and India

- Empire building is a long and tedious work but falling off empire is quicker than building an empire. The British Empire was the largest empire and the most riches the world ever know. British Empire occupies a fifth of the world population and rule over two hundred years by invading country after country. The empire rule overs many country no more than the country of India where the British Empire has ruled over. However it was the effort of merchant within the British east India Company that found in 1559 did take over the country not the British government....   [tags: hardship, suffering, vaccination, humanitarian ]

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The Life of Nelson Mandela

- Nelson Mandela is a man who is widely known throughout the world. This man is considered a hero of South Africa and is a man who is also considered to be a man who helped change the world for the better. Life was difficult in the city of Mvezo, Transkei and on July 18, 1918 a hero was born. Nelson Mandela’s original name was Rolihlahla Mandela and he was born into the Madiba clan. All of Mandela’s family before him had never gone to school or received a proper education. At a young age his mother sent him to a Methodist school due to his family being of the Christian denomination....   [tags: hardship, apartheid, south africa]

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Youth Among The Homeless

- Homelessness is all around the world, and many people have either dealt with the issue or had first-hand experience with it. Thus causes everyone to think about the possible solutions to such an important social and economic problem. Whether or not anyone wants to support or ignore the issue, it will always be there. However, the youth population is on the rise among the homeless. While the exact number of youth among the homeless is hard to determine, given various information about homelessness available and the age range that is considered youth, a 2012 survey from the Department of Education shows that 52,950 unaccompanied homeless youth were reported through school-based programs (Spa...   [tags: unemployment, severe hardship]

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Musical Resistance in Africa

- In the face of oppression and hardship, creative outlets emerge as a source of community and support. In South Africa, under the harsh living conditions for blacks brought about by the rapid industrialization of the mineral revolution, a new style of music developed as a solace for beleaguered workers. It transcended their many monetary and racial differences, successfully uniting people whose only commonality was their shared subjugation. The unique blend of traditional African rhythm, combined with influence from the blossoming American Jazz movement resulted in a unique neo-African song style called Marabi....   [tags: Oppression, Hardship, African Rhythm]

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Unspeakable Hardship

- October 29, 1929 was the worst day of many American’s lives. That was the day the stock market crashed and the Great Depression was launched. At first, the President, and other politicians thought it would end after just a few months but it turned out to be the absolute worst stock market crash in the history of America. America lost 14 billion dollars on that one detrimental day and by the end of the week, America lost a flabbergasting 30 billion dollars. Today, that would be the equivalent to exactly $377,587,032,770.41....   [tags: The Great Depression]

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An Autobiography of What He Went Through as a Slave in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas

- ... Witnessing such a terrible thing really opened his eyes to how disgusting the world of slavery really was. That one statement from Frederick Douglass just goes to show how reliable his view on the matter of slavery really is. Frederick Douglass appears to be rather smart and well minded compared to the other slaves. He was briefly taught how to read and write by Sophia Auld. Once Sophia’s husband, Douglass’ master, found out she was teaching him how to read and write, he immediately ordered her to stop teaching....   [tags: master, hardship, beaten]

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Many Differences Between Disney's Pocohontas and John Smith's The General History of Virginia

- Disney movie “Pocahontas” and John Smiths “The General History of Virginia” there were many differences, other than things someone could compare. The two versions had different thoughts and views on the accounts of Pocahontas, the Native Americans, and John Smith. The way Disney portrayed Pocahontas had more of a view of mending enemies, compromises being made between two parties, and that there is more to life than materialistic things. On the other hand, John Smith’s account of what happened was way different than Disney’s version of what happened....   [tags: compromise, journey, hardship]

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The Struggle of the People of Haiti in Edwidge Danticat's Novel Krik? Krak!

- ... Therefore we are lured in to read more. The theme of suffering can be labeled as one of the biggest parts to these nine short stories. In every story, people are suffering in Haiti, and Danticat relates them back to one another in a broad and diverse way. In “The Children of the Sea” The hopelessness of Celainne can be shown by how she throws herself into the ocean and it can be felt by the other narrator throughout the story. Relating the stories to each other, one scene from “Caroline’s Wedding” when she goes to mass for migrants who died at sea, just like Celianne....   [tags: hardship, suffering, short stories]

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A Man´s World in Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- As Mark Twain once stated, “The more I know about people, the better I like my dog.” This sentiment is often echoed by general society; people seem to have lost faith in humanity. However, John Steinbeck illustrates his more optimistic opinion about “the perfectibility of man” by suggesting how man can improve. In his novel, Of Mice and Men, two tenants called George and Lennie go through many hardships all while chasing their dream of possessing their own farm. While they work at a farm, they meet an old swamper called Candy who offers to help them achieve their dream; he does so to ensure that he will have a future after he is fired for being too old....   [tags: hardship, dreams, society, weak]

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A Disengaged Connection in Luigi Pirandello´s War

- It is important to understand how different situations in life cause a variety of emotions that affect people in many ways. Quite often, the most influential situation in one’s life is one so catastrophic and life-changing. Because people typically are not to fond of change, they are stuck in the denial of their reality until they are forced to come to terms with it. In War, a short story by Luigi Pirandello, a group of people are forced to hear one another’s stories of their hardships derived from the war....   [tags: change, hardship, war, tone]

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Emotional Experiences in Tim O´Brien´s The Things They Carried

- ... This change does not generally happen in women as they usually do not go to war; but in O’Brien’s The Things They Carried, this fantastical action happened. The irony of this story is that Mary Anne found her new trait; although, before she had an unadventurous life. She is encouraged and empowered by the dreadful acts of war which are hated by others; its influence made her to think that a life with violence is desirable than a peaceful life. Ironically, although her soldier boyfriend brings innocent Mary Anne over to be a lovely companion in the midst of the war; but in the end, Mary Anne’s savage conversion & eagerness to have dangerous adventures, brings comfort and satisfaction only...   [tags: hardship, soldiers, changes, mind]

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Loss, a Common Theme in Sweetheart of the Song Trabong and Fences

- Mark Fossie from the “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” and Troy Maxson from “Fences” are two different literary characters in two different types of literary work that have many similarities. The “Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong” written by Tim O” Brien is a fiction story. “Fences” by August Wilson is a play. Both of these literature works have a theme of loss, whether it is of the character himself or someone the character loves deeply. The loss can be a physical loss of the person through death or a mental loss of the person through a tough breakup that the character brought on himself....   [tags: Hardship, Death, Adversity]

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A Personal Analysis of Jimmy Bacca's Coming Into Language

- My life was a mess at the beginning. It all started in the year 2007. I was in grade 7 at that time. I used to be that boy who loved to sit with his friends play around and laugh on stupid jokes just to have fun. Almost everything changed that year nothing stayed the same again. I enjoyed my time a lot with my friends never saw that day coming. That they will all turn against me just because I refused to give them the homework on a Sunday morning. I used to give them the homework all the time....   [tags: struggle, hardship, respect, determination, ]

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Ellis Island Immigration

- Can you believe over 40 percent of Americans can retrace their heritage back to Ellis Island (Keefe). Ellis Island is rich in our American history because many generations have come from the people who went through Ellis Island. There were many hardships of the immigrants. They had to pass tests and make sure that they were prepared to be split from their families if something went wrong. If there was the slightest thing wrong with a person they could easily be sent home. The passage there in itself would most of the time be a struggle....   [tags: American heritage and hardship, New York City]

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The Theory of Determination

- ... This stage occurs when something is new in an individual life or someone such as a peer, guardian, or educator points out a weakness. The individual realizes that something is different or new in behavior physically or mentally. The second stage is the stage of depressed or denial. Usually the first reaction when told something is different or that an individual struggle with a certain challenge academically or socially is, “No, they’re wrong. Nothing is wrong with me.” When the realization finally is comprehended, the individual either feels sorry or frustrated by their perceived limitations....   [tags: overcoming hardship and physical challenges]

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Default on a Loan

- The study defines “default” is a risk to the repayment history of borrowers where the borrowers are missed at least three installments in 24 months. This showed a symbol and indication of borrower behavior will actually default to cease all repayments. This definition does not mean that the borrower had entirely stopped paying the loan and therefore been referred to collection or legal processes; or from an accounting perspective that the loan had been classified as bad or doubtful, or actually written-off (Pearson & Greeff, 2006)....   [tags: borrower, repayment, financial hardship]

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Hardships in Birches by Robert Frost

- Hardships in Birches by Robert Frost In any life, one must endure hardship to enjoy the good times. According to Robert Frost, the author of "Birches", enduring life's hardships can be made easier by finding a sane balance between one's imagination and reality. The poem is divided into four parts: an introduction, a scientific analysis of the bending of birch trees, an imaginatively false analysis of the phenomenon involving a New England farm boy, and a reflective wish Frost makes, wanting to return to his childhood....   [tags: Birches Robert Frost Literature Poetry Essays]

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Life's Journey in First Woods and My Old Man’s Saddle by David Bottoms

- Life is a journey filled with moments of laughter and tears. In “First Woods” and “My Old Man’s Saddle”, David Bottoms explores from his childhood to the present. Bottoms moves through memory and the natural world to focus on his old man. In “First Woods,” Bottoms explains remembering riding in a truck with his old man and uncle over a rough terrain during a raccoon hunt. However, in “My Old Man’s Saddle,” he explains remembering news that led to him starring at his old man’s saddle. The images of his trips used in the poems focus on the journey into a life with the speaker’s loved ones....   [tags: hardships, memories, family]

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Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck

- During the great depression losing your money was the easy part, yet living without the easy choices and luxuries it gave was the true hardship. The book “Of mice and men” by John Steinbeck is about the travels of two working men going job to job. While going through this process having to find and keep jobs they make certain choice. Most of the characters in this book come across a limited amount of choices because of the time period, hoping their choices will be the right ones for survival. Curley’s wife has everything she needs to live, a house, water and food....   [tags: choices, jobs, hardships]

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Roosevelt's New Deal and the Great Depression

- When Franklin D. Roosevelt accepted the Democratic nomination for presidency in 1932, he promised the American people a “New Deal.” The New Deal was President Roosevelt’s program to deal with the deepening Great Depression. On March 9, 1933, exactly five days after his inauguration, FDR kept his promise he made to the people and began implementing his New Deal. The purpose of the New Deal was to relieve the economic hardship, to help millions of Americans, and to solve the unemployment problem....   [tags: farm income, economy, hardships]

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Truth and Troop Hardships in a Chapter of "The Things They Carried"

- Throughout Tim O'Brien's short work "How to tell a true war story" O'Brien has two reoccurring themes. One is of the desensitization of the troops during their hardship regarding the events of the Vietnam War, and the other is of the concept of truth. Truth may seem simple enough to explain, but is in fact endowed with many layers. The story is chalked full of contradictions, as well as lies, and embellishments, and yet O'Brien claims that these are the truth. The truth, whether it be war or society's, is in fact a concept that can be conveyed many times and in many ways....   [tags: American Literature]

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Knowledge: It's Not Enough

- Knowledge is what one knows. To hear the word “knowledge” delights me because people think that my generation lacks it. Some people may think this way because they are afraid of the impact technology has had on our generation. They may not understand technology, so why would they accept it. Others may feel uncomfortable with the way we use it. Both are reasonable explanations. Another reason they may think we are ignorant is because of the dramatic rise in crime. There is a dramatic rise of violence happening and my generation is displaying most of it....   [tags: hardships and pressures of poverty]

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The History and Hardships of the Jewish People

- Since the beginning of the Judaism, the Jewish people have been subject to hardships and discrimination. They have not been allowed to have a stabile place of worship and have also faced persecution and atrocities that most of us can not even imagine. Three events that have had a big impact on the Jewish faith were the building and destruction of the First Great Temple, the Second Great Temple and the events of the Holocaust. In this paper, I will discuss these three events and also explain and give examples as to why I feel that the Jewish people have always been discriminated against and not allowed the freedom of worship....   [tags: Religious History ]

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The Hardships of a Beautiful Country, Austria

- The country that is Austria has been through many hardships. At the end of World War I, it was separated from Hungary, and in World War II was incorporated into the Third Reich during World War II. Through all of these hardships, Austria has become one of the most prosperous countries in the world. The country’s prosperity can be attributed to its economy, physical geography, and its culture. As one of the most economically stable countries in the world, Austria’s economy is one of the strongest reasons why the country is so prosperous....   [tags: prosperous, music, tourists]

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The Issues Of Women 's Hardships

- Assignment #5 The following discussion and statements are done so such that they incorporate the ideas and struggles of the Latino races regarding certain subjects down upon the text. So such that it will broaden the last discussion regarding the ideals of education than go forth with in regards to women’s hardships. The three main points that will be addressed within the passage are women‘s hardships, set advancement in the workforce and further education program. Addressing the issues of women’s hardships and further hardships regarding Latina women, this discussion will address cultural barriers set by the Latino race not to state Latino/as bring each other down, but simply stating what m...   [tags: United States, Hispanic and Latino Americans]

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Hardships Faced By The And Co Workers

- The L.G.B.T. Community: Hardships Faced Who decides what is normal in this world. What gives us the right to discriminate against an individual, specifically individuals of the L.G.B.T. community. Can a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender person have a normal career. If they do have a career, will they be able to advance. Relationships can be tested in the workplace, which can hinder one 's career. Both bosses and co-workers can treat members of the L.G.B.T. unfairly. Bosses can discriminate against the L.G.B.T....   [tags: Sexual orientation, Homosexuality, Bisexuality]

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The Hardships Of A Low Wage Worker

- The Hardships of a Low Wage Worker In the excerpt from Barbara Ehrenreich’s, “Nickel and Dimed”, Ehrenreich uses her own knowledge and scientific experience from a PhD in biology to further research the life of a low wage worker. She goes through her own low wage job experience with the corporate cleaning agency, “The Maids.” Ehrenreich offers a profound perception of the day-to-day challenges and sacrifices that low wage workers face to keep their jobs, support their families, and survive in a corporate driven society....   [tags: Employment, Wage]

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Social And Economic Hardships For Immigrants

- Moving to a new environment poses various social and economic hardships for immigrants. Susan A. Glenn Daughters of the Shtetl demonstrates the life and influence young Jewish women incorporated in the labor movement during the 19-20th Eastern European migration to America. Young Jewish immigrants from the Pale who migrated to America , specifically women, encountered opportunities for personal growth merging their old culture with their new environment in order to adapt socially and economically....   [tags: Eastern Europe, Europe, United States, Spain]

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Financial Hardships Of Military Men

- This source basically tries to explain the financial hardships that military men and their families encounter in the course of their job. Financial hardships affect many citizens not just in the U.S but the entire world. However the author tries to uncover how the military men are significantly affected more than the ordinary citizens. Along with this, the source also explains how these hardships may be contributing the violent behavior that some military men exhibit, for instance the Staff Sgt....   [tags: Logic, Reasoning, Critical thinking]

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Social Hardships of Single Mothers

- Single parenthood culture seems appealing to many married people. However, married individuals are forced to battle with elements like faithfulness and life-long commitment to one individual, which may be boring in some cases. However, single parents, especially single mothers encounter serious challenges related to parenting. Single parenting is a succession of constant mental torture because of ineptness, self-scrutiny, and remorse. At some point, single parents will often encounter serious psychological problems some graduating to stress and eventual depression....   [tags: single parenthood culture]

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Life Is Full Of Hardships

- Life is full of hardships that needs to be overcome. Although it may seem that after you overcome one it’s replaced with a new challenge, repeating the torturous process that mold you into the person you are today. For me, the greatest challenge was the transition from childhood to adulthood. That day started like any other day my mom turning on my bedroom lights, to attending school and being picked up. Although that all changed a few hours after coming home, my father shouted for my siblings and I to come to the living room....   [tags: Sibling, Family, Parent, English-language films]

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The Hardships of Diabetes

- The Hardships of Diabetes Diabetes is a very grave and serious disease involving many hardships, but a good diet, exercise, and overall healthy habits can keep your diabetes under control which in-turn makes you feel better and avoid later complications. Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not produce enough insulin, a hormone needed to convert the sugars and starches that we eat into energy needed for daily life. The cause of the disease is a mystery, but genetics and environment seem to play major roles....   [tags: Papers]

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Handicaps, Hardships, and Friendships in Of Mice and Men

- The American Dream is a dream that everyone imagines to be picture perfect. The American Dream means having freedom, equality and opportunity’s to achieve the dream that you conceptualize to be right by you. In the novel, Of Mice and Men, Steinbeck did not want to just illustrate the American dream as being easy, but he wanted to point out the American Dream as being difficult too. Steinbeck made a work of art by composing a great novel to make the reader understand that life can be difficult and at times dreams are hard to achieve....   [tags: Steinbeck novels, literary analysis]

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Phoenix's Hardships and Racism in A Worn Path

- “A Worn Path” tells of an elderly and frail black woman and of the hardships that she must overcome. Upon reading the story, you realize that there is more to the story than meets the eye. She faces many roadblocks along her way. Phoenix faces many dangerous obstacles along her way, for a person of her age. She faces racism from some of characters she meets along the way. Phoenix faces inferior treatment, as though she is nothing more than some insect to squash. This story is about not only her ‘journey’ to Natchez, but also about her journey through society and the struggle to overcome the dangers, being treated inferior, and the racism....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Emily Dickinson 's Life And Their Hardships

- Robert Lee Frost and Emily Elizabeth Dickinson portray their individual objectives on their hardships in most of their poems. All through Dickinson’s adult life she never really traveled far from her hometown or far from her home at all. The individuals in her community thought of her as being an eccentric woman. She became known to the people for her fashion dressing in white, and her unwillingness to greet guests (Kirk, P4). Emily Dickinson was a creative,private poet, unlike Robert Lee Frost....   [tags: Poetry, Emily Dickinson, Metaphor, Robert Frost]

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Hardships Facing the Gray Wolf Population

- An eerie howl fills the air; it bellows over the darkened valley floor. A majestic show of fur and fang dance behind a herd of deer leaping through blanketed snow. Within a second, gunshots echo; and a fallen beauty lays unmoving, painting the snow beneath a deep red. In the past, with little understanding and an abundance of anger, humans in North America have caused much change to the gray wolf’s life. Alterations in habitat, behavior, diet, and human measures for control have created a multitude of hardships for the gray wolf population....   [tags: Animal Conservation]

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The Labor Force Experiences New Hardships

- As countries moved from an agrarian-based economy to an industrial one, the labor force experiences new hardships. To overcome these difficulties, a common avenue is through the establishment of labor unions or political parties. Despite their poor conditions, workers sometimes fail to participate in such labor movements due to various obstacles that seemingly encourage them to accept their current state. Labor unions and Socialist parties succeeded in engaging skilled workers, while the average unskilled laborer hesitated to join the cause....   [tags: Trade union, Employment, Laborer]

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Life of Harship and Suppression in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurtson

- ... Janie’s arranged marriage is similar to many individuals’ experiences in today’s society. Individuals are often expected to marry within their designated class in order to live a certain lifestyle. These great pressures are often initiated by parents. For example, alumni who have attended Ivy League schools are often pressured to marry others of the same status. Even when a woman falls deeply in love with a man of a lower class, the union of these two individuals is often shunned by friends and family members....   [tags: nanny, murder, marriage]

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Essay on Hardships on Cold Mountain

- Hardships on Cold Mountain    The events one goes through in his or her life often shapes the person he or she becomes.  The challenges faced early in life work to strengthen one’s personality and enable them to live and flourish. In the novel Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier the reader learns about the many obstacles Ruby has had to face while growing up.  These hardships added to the person that she became and made her strong enough to face the obstacles that come later in life.  In being faced with many obstacles in life Ruby was able to learn from them, become a stronger person and therefore survive....   [tags: Cold Mountain Essays]

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The Hardships of a New Nation

- There were many hardships in the begining of America within the government, domestically, and with foreign policy. Mostly between the years of 1789 - 1824. These are some of the topics I will be explaining. Judiciary Act of 1789, Whiskey Rebellion, Alien and Sedition Acts, Luisianna Purchase, Missurri Compromise, and the 12th Amendment. Domestically there were problems/hardhips as a new country. But the Judiciary Act of 1789 helped that problem out a lot, it answered critical questions, creating judicial structure and that has remained essentially intact....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sea Glass: Hardships during the Great Depression

- “’Blackest Day on Wall Street in Many Years. Selling orders Swamp New York Market. Billions quoted. Values Fade’” (Shreve 133). Similar headlines most likely splashed across most newspapers on October 30, 1929, the day after the stock market crashed. From this date, the United States entered the Great Depression, the time period where the economy was at its lowest. Although signs were present, this era came as a shockwave to most citizens because the 1920s were times of extreme economic prosper....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Pride and Prejudice: Hardships of Women in the 19th Century

- Women of the 19th century experienced severe hardships. Elizabeth Bennett’s experiences demonstrated the life of women who where pressured to conform to society’s expectations. After breaking down barriers women today have the freedom to express themselves, be educated and prosperous, and most important of all live without restrictions. “Pride and Prejudice,” written by Jane Austin, portrays the protagonist of the novel through the eyes of the author. Issues of marriage, class mobility, conforming, and restrictions to marrying, only account for some hardships faced by Elizabeth and other characters throughout the novel....   [tags: Jane Austin]

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Hardships, Triumphs, and Experiences in Paulsen’s Hatchet

- In Paulsen’s Hatchet, Brian’s adventure is made up of more than just smooth sailing as he lives in the woods, as the hardships he faces start before he ever enters the woods. Brian’s life is already very hard, as he lives with his mother, a single woman, far away from his father. Brian’s parents are going through a very bitter divorce, which pulls Brian between both parents (Saurino). The pilot of the airplane suffers a heart attack, and Brian must make a difficult decision (Sutherland). He must decide whether to land the plane early, to avoid flying too far away from help, or to keep the plane flying and use the pilots radio to call for help....   [tags: hatchet, surviving, gary paulsen]

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Deception, Hardships, and the Brutalities of Life in Various Literary Works

- There is an old cliché that talks about how life isn't a bowl of cherries and that it presents hardships to everyone. Thomas Hobbes takes this cliché to another level when he says, "The life of man [is] solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short." To most this quote is depressing and dismal, but in many literary works, it portrays the plot that develops throughout the work. From Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye, to Hamlet in Shakespeare's play Hamlet, and even Jay Gatsby in The Great Gatsby, the life of man doesn't seem all that it's cracked up to be....   [tags: salinger, Hobbes, fitzgerald, shakespeare]

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True Strength and Courage Are Gained through Hardships and Experiences

- True Strength and Courage are gained through hardships and experiences…. Which situation would you rather be in, being raped and trying to find your rapist to put him to jail only to find out eleven years after that you got the wrong person or being that wrongly accused person to spend eleven years in jail for something that you didn’t do. Jennifer got raped while she was at her apartment and she tries to find and put that person in jail. Ronald is the person that is accused of the rape; little did Jennifer know that she had just put Ronald into jail for a crime that he did not commit....   [tags: Picking Cotton by Erin Torneo]

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Hardships of Filipinos and Filipino-Americans in the United States

- Many people of different races and ethnicities have migrated and are still migrating to the United States of America with hopes of finding better opportunities and achieving their American Dream for their families. Majority of them are Asians from developing countries such as Korea, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines, and more. Unfortunately, they all had their own share of struggles especially in attaining acceptance from the American society. This research project will focus on the hardships that both the Filipinos and Filipino-Americans have experienced in the USA by discussing the following: first, the distinction between Filipinos and Filipino-Americans, second, the different obstacl...   [tags: ethnicities, immigrants, citizenship]

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Hardships in O Pioneer

- Hardships in O Pioneer During the middle to late 1800's, thousands upon thousands of Americans, as well as foreigners, flocked to the mid-western part of the United States. They flocked to this area hoping to gain free or cheap land promised to them by the United States Government. Most of the "pioneers" left cities and factory jobs to venture out into the American prairies and become farmers. They left their homes, not only because the land was either free or cheap, but also because they wanted to leave the hardships of city life....   [tags: Papers]

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African American Hardships

- African American Hardships During pre-colonial African kinship and inheritance, it provided the bases of organization of many African American communities. African American men were recognized for the purpose of inheritance. They also inherited their clan names based on their accomplishments, as well as other things when one decease. Land was not owned in many parts of Africa during the pre-colonial period. It was yet held and distributed by African American men. Access to the land by women depended on their obligations or duties within the gendered division of labor....   [tags: African American Studies]

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Hardships in Boys and Girls by Alice Munro

- In her story, Boys and Girls, Alice Munro depicts the hardships and successes of the rite of passage into adulthood through her portrayal of a young narrator and her brother. Through the narrator, the subject of the profound unfairness of sex-role stereotyping, and the effect this has on the rites of passage into adulthood is presented. The protagonist in Munro's story, unidentified by a name, goes through an extreme and radical initiation into adulthood, similar to that of her younger brother....   [tags: Boys and Girls Alice Munro]

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Hardships with in the Holocaust

- The Holocaust was a terrible time in history; many innocent people were killed, all because of their faith. The book Night by Ellie Wiesel portrays the vigorous journey Wiesel and his family undergo throughout this torturous time. The holocaust wasn’t just genocide against the Jews; it was also a long process of dehumanizing them too. Their valuables were taken and their heads were shaved stripping them of their identity. Dr.Mengele was a Nazi doctor and scientist that did many studies on the twins of the camps; he essentially used Auschwitz as his own personal laboratory....   [tags: nazi germany, Hitler, world history]

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Lewis Hyde’s Trickster Makes This World: An Appetite for Freedom and the Intelligence to Overcome

- ... The “Separatists” use their creative intelligence to escape the persecutions and hardships around them. They begin to weigh the reasons and causes for their need to search for a new start. In Holland, they endure “great labor and hard fare” (124) as Bradford states, that few are comfortable taking on. Those that do endure the hardships have begun to age before their time and will not be able to withstand battle against the Spaniards when the truce comes to an end. As Bradford states, “…so they like skillful and beaten soldiers were fearful either to be entrapped or surrounded by their enemies, so as they should neither be able to fight nor fly; and therefore thought it better to dislodge...   [tags: pilgrims, religious, hardships]

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Essay on Hardships Expressed in Hughes On the Road and Mother to Son

- Hardships Expressed in Hughes On the Road and Mother to Son African-American citizens who live in the United States have experienced a tough life through personal experiences. They have struggled to obtain basic civil rights--a struggle that has spanned many centuries (Mabunda 311). Langston Hughes, author of the short story "On the Road" and the poem "Mother to Son," often illustrated in his writing the hardships experienced by the characters--products of African American life in the United States....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Hardships of African Men and Women in A Grain of Wheat by Nugugi

- The Hardships of African Men and Women in A Grain of Wheat by Nugugi "God helps those who help themselves, it is said, with fingers pointing at a self-made man who has attained wealth and position, forgetting that thousands of others labor and starve, day in and day out, without ever improving their material lot (57)." In the novel a Grain of Wheat written by Nugugi we explore in-depth the hardships and courage of African men and women who were forced to fight for their independence in the War of Independence....   [tags: Papers]

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Stories of Insanity in How to Tell a True War Story by Tim O´brien

- Stories of Insanity The hardships of war can change a person to the point of insanity. However, one man lived through the dramatic hardships of war and told the tales of his experiences. William Timothy O'Brien, an American author, was born on October 1, 1946. He went to Macalaster College in 1968 for a degree in political science, and then he attended Harvard University from 1970-76. He served in the Vietnam War and was discharged for being wounded. He received the Purple Heart and became a reporter for the Washington Post from 1971-74 ("Tim O'Brien").Tim O'Brien's writing career began when he wrote a collection of newspapers, and magazine articles called If I Die in a Combat Zone....   [tags: hardships of war, change]

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Free College Essays - Hardships in Ordinary People

- Ordinary People - Hardships The theme of Ordinary People can be said best in the words of Honi Werner, " Some things cannot be foreseen or understood or blamed on anyone- they can just be endured. Love, openly shared, is the only thing one can count on to give them strength for that endurance.”  Ordinary People gives a wonderful example of real life and addresses many internal conflicts. This story about a boy's recovery after his brother's death is extremely engrossing and captivating....   [tags: Ordinary People]

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The Historical Events Found in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- ... In school, Scout tries to defend Walter Cunningham, a son in the Cunningham family, and explains that “Walter Cunningham was sitting there lying his head off. He didn’t forget his lunch, he didn’t have any. He had none today nor would he have any tomorrow or the next day. He had probably never seen three quarters together at the same time in his life.” (Lee 26). The Cunningham family is a dramatic example of the daily struggle of everyone in town to live a decent life. Harper Lee used this idea in her writing because it shows the everyday person had little to no influence on events that were occurring in America because of the state of the economy and quality of life....   [tags: hardships, corruptions, mindset]

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The Story of Equiano vs Shakespeare´s Othello

- The story of Equiano and Shakespeare’s Othello share common elements though both differ in quite unique ways. However, both were published about two hundred years apart, both represented Africans in a parallel yet diverse light. Equiano’s story is told in first person and you are able to walk as he walks, see what he sees and even feel what he felt when he was taken into slavery. Though there is controversy that he was actually born in South Carolina, his text is nonetheless very compelling. I would not be able to fathom a person who would make up such a harsh and depressing read in order to get some kind of emotion out of the reader....   [tags: slavery, freedom, adversity, hardships]

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How Did Eleanor Roosevelt’s Personal Life Relate to Her Choice of Dedicating Her Life to Helping Others?

- ... They were married “at the home of one of Eleanor’s relatives on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, and the bride was escorted down the aisle by then-President Theodore Roosevelt”. (http://www.history.com/topics/eleanor-roosevelt) Eleanor and Franklin Roosevelt had 6 children together and five of them lived until adulthood. In 1913 when Franklin D. Roosevelt got a job as the assistant secretary of the U.S navy, Eleanor, who was never a fan of parties and drinking, did more public work and became a very important member of the American Red cross, a benevolent organization designed to help the people in need and provide education....   [tags: achievements, exoerience, hardships]

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