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    “Farmers mortgaged their farms, workmen downed their tools, clerks left counting-rooms, and even ministers abandoned their pulpits.” (Garraty, 1989, 432) When news of the Gold Rush reached the East Coast of the United States it was just thought to be a rumor. It was the middle of 1848 and the Mexican-American war had just ended. The United States was in debt and many people were also. There were not very many options for young men in America. Then in 1849 President Polk confirmed the discovery

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    Robert Khayat wrote The Education of a Lifetime to change the public reception of the University of Mississippi, not only as a medium for higher learning, but also as a racially equal establishment. The opening chapters of Khayat’s novel chronicle his time as a student at the University. It is, however, interesting to note that he left out one very important detail about his time here as student: the segregation of the student body. Segregation was a very big part of his past, growing up in the time

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    awards have been held since 1995 and cemented their position as one of the most major achievement an actor could receive. Consisting of many awards, one of the highlights is the Lifetime Achievement Award, given to an established performer “for fostering the highest ideals of the acting profession” (SAG awards). The Lifetime Achievement Award has been given since 1962, long before the 1st Screen Actor Guild Awards aired. In order to win the award, the nominee has to have a history of active involvement

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    PROMPT: Considering your lifetime goals, discuss how your current and future academic and extracurricular activities might help you achieve your goals. Looming over me in highschool was a quest, a quest for identity, a quest for meaning -- who was I, what do I want to become? These questions towered over me on the night before my first day of school and many nights after that, leaving me searching for a trail to blaze. The searching paid off when I entered the room for the first time; I was astounded

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    Peter the Great did many things in his lifetime, but he was most known for the Westernization of Russia. Peter made his way into Russia in 1682, Peter wanted to change Russia into a more modernized country, and he had his own way of doing this. It was Peter’s way, or no way. He figured the best way to obtain the European powers was to become just like them. When he started his process to westernize Russia he sent fifty nobles to Western Europe and had them learn the culture and lifestyle. There were

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    How to Achieve Accuracy With Your Customer Lifetime Value While some companies aim to grow their customer base, the successful ones recognize the importance of increasing customer lifetime value. Repeat loyal customers offer more value to your business--generating over 10x more revenue. Customer lifetime value (CLV) is a critical metric used to estimate how much each customer you acquire will be worth to your company. It validates whether you’re actually producing a profit. The calculation of

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    Separation For A Lifetime It was a December coal-black night, about 2 weeks away from Christmas. I was getting so excited for Christmas. I was 10 and my sister was 13. We were downstairs playing a board game and listening to Christmas songs on a CD. While we were downstairs we heard non stop yelling or something loud upstairs. From what it sounded like, it was our parents fighting, but we didn’t know for sure what it was. My sister and I walked upstairs and peaked through the part of the glass

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    “That’s so…. Exciting Kait, good for you,” Jennifer says in an unimpressed and uninterested tone. We’d been best friends since before high school, but now that we’ve gone our separate ways in the wake of college, I’ve seen how unsupportive she really is. I had just finished telling her about the tickets I’d bought to Melanie Nguyen’s show, which is much later tonight. Fancy recitals had never been Jennifer’s “thing”—as she often so eloquently put it—and so I nearly always had to go alone, no matter

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    Spiritual Formation: A Lifetime Journey

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    is designed by God to happen in the context of Christian community, the chu... ... middle of paper ... ...keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord” (Romans 12:11, NIV). Ultimately, spiritual formation is a journey I will walk throughout my lifetime and it is one that I gladly am not alone in traveling. My end goal is union with God in His Kingdom, as I believe it is for all Christians. I intend on allowing His grace and love to flow freely through me and show in my heart as well as in my actions

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    The Torment of a Lifetime - Original Writing The dining room door was left ajar; he could smell all the different aromas spilling through. He wasn't hungry, he settled for a cup of coffee. The coffee awoke his taste buds and realised that he could eat a breakfast. Unexpectedly he heard his name being called out over the tannoy, to go to the medical wing without delay. He thought it was just another routine medical examination, which all other staff dread. He stood before the door. He let

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