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    Evil In East Of Eden

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    during this period of history. As his children grew Steinbeck hoped that East of Eden would show them their roots. The families created in the novel contributed to this significance. The Hamilton's were immigrants from Ireland, Steinbeck's true ancestors. The Trask family was fictional, helping to tell the story Steinbeck felt was important to every man. This universal family living next to a universal neighbor had meaning to his sons as well as to anyone who picked up the work. John Steinbeck calls

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    (History of Pirates) 1. Spanish armada used these ships to export gold from the Americas. b. Weight of cannons was concentrated to center part of the ship. 1. Used for stability. c. Meant to cross the Atlantic in large convoys. 2. Sloop a. “The ancestors of the modern yacht.” (History of Pirates) b. Favored among pirates because of its agility. 2. Pirates relied on bluff and surprise. c. Pirates of the Caribbean used these ships. 1. Best sloops were built in Bermuda and Jamaica. 3. Men-O-War

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    Aquatic Ancestor Closest living species to a possible land plant ancestor Group of green algae Called charophyceans Algae & land plant similarities Both contain chlorophylls a & b Have chloroplasts with stacks of thylakoids Store starch in plastids Cellulose in cell walls Go through Alternation of generations life cycle Living in Aquatic Environments Plants surrounded by water so don't dry out Sperm swims to egg Water supports plants Plants stay in upper surface near light Absorbs nutrients from

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    My German Ancestors

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    Being German-American is a very personal thing. We want and we find external independence here, a free middle-class way of life, uninhibited progress in industrial development, in short, political freedom. To this extent we are completely American. We build our houses the way Americans do, but inside there is a German hearth that glows. We wear an American hat, but under its brim German eyes peer forth from a German face. We love our wives with German fidelity. . . We live according to what is customary

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    For this exercise we were asked to trace our family origin to specific ancestors as far back as we could. I am very fortunate to have all of my grandparents still living and who were able to tell me a little bit about their parents and grandparents. An interesting part of my heritage is that my own father was adopted from a German orphanage. Unfortunately, the only information that is known about his biological family is that they were from Germany. Most of the focus of my ancestry had to come from

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    Rivers Filled With Forgotten Ancestors

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    Have you taken time to appreciate the ones who walked on this earth before you? Without our ancestors, we wouldn’t be here today. Langston Hughes addresses this topic in his poem “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”. Hughes introduces the poem by portraying a river as the source of life for his ancestors. Through the Euphrates down to the Nile, Langston transformed historical events into words that a reader can visualize. To convey his message, Hughes uses symbolism, similes, and repetition. Symbolism

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    The most recent ancestor to the modern human, Homo neanderthalensis existed between 300,000 and 35,000 years ago. Originating in Africa, ancestors of the early Neanderthals migrated northwards almost 800,000 years ago. These migrants colonized much of the Old World with the majority based in Europe and small groups scattered throughout the Middle East and Asia. Historically, the Neanderthals were among the most resiliant creatures to exist on Earth. As a population, they thrived during the European

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    My Ancestors Were Slaves

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    There are many races and ethnicities in the United States. While we are all in the same country we have many differences. These differences are sometimes noticeable just by looking at a person. Other times you can only find out about them only by diving deeper into the person’s background and see their cultural differences. I’m going to give you an example of race and ethnicity by presenting a profile of myself. I’m a twenty-three year old African American male from Chicago. My great great

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    Is Dmanisi 5 the Ancestor of Homo Erectus?

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    Who is the ancestor of Homo erectus? Because of the lack of evidence, there is still no official, scientifically explained answer to this question. However, this doesn’t stop many anthropologists (and non-anthropologists) from speculating. We may never know what truly happened 1.8 Mya, but we are free to analyse the situations and conditions of the four species alive then (H. habilis, H. rudolfensis, P. boisei, and the skulls from early H. erectus found in Dmanisi, Georgia) and make up our own scenario’s

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    Dudley Leavitt Dudley Leavitt was born on August 31,1830 in Hartley, Canada. His parents were Jeremiah Leavitt II and his mom was Sarah Sturtevant. Dudley was the fourth son out of all his siblings. The Leavitt’s were Christians, but Dudley’s family was converted to the Mormon religion. Joseph Smith gave a copy of The Book of Mormon to a guy in their town. After the guy had read the book the Leavitt family read it together every night. “We believed it without preaching” Said Dudley’s father Jeremiah

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