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The Ambitious Dream of Cecil Rhodes: The Cape to Cairo Railway

- The Cape to Cairo Railway was one of the most ambitious dreams of the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Africa had been a target of the Europeans since as early as the seventeenth century, but the impermeable borders made it almost impossible for them to get inland. The discovery of quinine aided the Europeans in this effort, but not completely (Strage 24). Cecil Rhodes, an Englishman who lived in South Africa for most of his life, had earned all of his wealth on the treasure of South Africa....   [tags: cecil rhodes, cairo railway, zambabwe]

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Rhetorical and Fallacies in the Article “The Media Violence Myth” by Richard Rhodes

- In 2000, Pulitzer-winning journalist Richard Rhodes published an article titled “The Media Violence Myth,” through the “American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression,” a liberal establishment dedicated to the protection of the First Amendment right to free speech. Despite coming from a background plagued with violence and abuse, Rhodes has studied nuclear history and weapons use for over 20 years and has developed a unique opinion about the media’s effect on public violence. In “The Media Violence Myth,” Rhodes aims to convince his readers that the media does not contribute to violence through its portrayal....   [tags: Media Violence Myth, Richard Rhodes, rhetoric, fal]

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My Experience At Di Tanning As A Bed Runner For Rhodes

- Good evening, Six months ago I was hired from Bodyheat Tanning as a bed runner for Rhodes thus making it my first job. A few weeks upon my appointed position, I was thrown into a sales rep shift at DI with no proper training on how to successfully to do that job. After taking that shift, I ended up being the regular closer at DI. I struggled hard with learning the different powers/ levels of the beds and the numerous amounts of benefits from our lotion selections, however, I did not let that get the best of me....   [tags: Sales, Customer service, Customer]

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Cecil Rhodes

- Cecil Rhodes Thesis Statement: Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902) was the main factor in determining the economic and political structure of today’s Zimbabwe (modern day Rhodesia). In the late 19th century, Cecil Rhodes, along with a multitude of armed white settlers, invaded the country of present-day Zimbabwe. All resistance was crushed and the British South African Company was created; this later became the basis for colonization of the entire country. Once Cecil gained control of the diamond and gold industry, he soon gained political power and eventually became the political leader of the area....   [tags: Papers]

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cecil rhodes

- Cecil Rhodes Cecil Rhodes was born on July 5th, 1853 to a Hertfordshire clergyman. He was one of six sons to the vicar. He was an unhealthy child, suffering from heart and breathing ailments. Cecil, unlike two of his brothers, was not sent to Eton or Winchester. Nor did he join the military. His poor constitution limited his career options, and left him with the choice of becoming a barrister or a clergyman. He was sent to study at a local grammar school. After his schooling, and due to his poor health, he was sent to join his eldest brother Herbert at a cotton plantation in Natal, South Africa in 1870....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Mixed Blood Stew ' By Jewell Parker Rhodes

- In the essay “Mixed-Blood Stew”, Jewell Parker Rhodes describes her mixed colored lineage and the penetrable makeup of all people along the color line. Rhodes recounts her childhood and shows how her family acknowledge each other of being more than just black and talk of all the race their blood consists of. She argues how people sees a black person; as black. She explains that black is not just black. Richard Rodriguez, author of “Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans” talks about how racial classifications, e.g....   [tags: Race, African American, Race, Black people]

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The Ninth Ward and Character Development

- One can learn responsibility through experience, whether the experience is great, or if it is tragic. In The Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes, twelve year old Lanesha demonstrates her growth by bringing her and others to safety during a deadly storm. Once nurtured and cared for by her non-biological grandmother, Lanesha learns to take care of herself and others. This significance shows her transitioning from a girl to a young woman. Hurricane Katrina is approaching New Orleans, Louisiana, including the Ninth Ward, where Lanesha and her guardian, Mama Ya-Ya live....   [tags: Jewell Parker Rhodes novel analysis]

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The Looting Machine By Tom Burgis

- In The Looting Machine by Tom Burgis, the author discusses corruption and the effects of corruption on Africans living under the resource curse, or Dutch disease. He also talks about a system responsible for the looting of Africa’s natural resources to benefit individuals and companies from Chinese, French, American, Brazilian, British, Israeli, and African elites. Burgis suffered from PTSD, which stemmed from the aftermath of the Jos massacre and other events he experienced in Africa. To cope with his PTSD, Burgis wrote down what he saw during his research, experiencing tremendous guilt in the process....   [tags: Africa, African Union, Angola, Cecil Rhodes]

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Syri The Story Of The Conflict

- The Crisis Nowadays, war is an unimaginable thought to most, but to some, war is still freshly engraved in their minds. The Syrian Civil War, as described by Lucy Rodgers, a writer for BBC, in her article “Syria: The story of the conflict,” explains how long the citizens of that nation have been fighting and how many people are trying to seek refugee in nearby countries. Rogers mentioned how pro-democracy protests erupted in Syria’s southern city of Deraa, in March 2011, after the arrest and torture of teenagers who painted revolutionary slogans on their school’s wall (Rogers)....   [tags: Greece, Athens, Rhodes, Dodecanese]

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Statue Of Liberty Statue Analysis

- Julie Quezada Prof. Yow ENC 1101 31 May 2017 Bartholdi’s Statue of Liberty detail head The photograph of Liberty enlightening the world (Statue of Liberty), detail view of head, was sculpted by Fredrick Auguste Bartholdi in 1884, and is currently located in Liberty island, New York. Fredrick, the French sculptor, intended his masterpiece to be completed the day America signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776 (The New Colossus). The image concerning the statue is focused only on the head and part of her arm, the full sculpture is estimated to be 151 feet tall and about four hundred fifty thousand pounds....   [tags: Statue of Liberty, Colossus of Rhodes]

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