Boxer Essays

  • Cropping Boxers

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    Throw around words such as boxer and ear cropping and people will probably figure you’re referring to the sport know as boxing. Specifically to a notorious world championship bout in which one boxer did indeed crop the ear of another. Our discussion is here, though, it focuses on an entirely different species of boxers, and an entirely different style of ear cropping. The boxer, of course is the boxer dog. A breed that by custom and by standards typically undergoes a surgical procedure designed to

  • Boxer Rebellion

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    a military deportation of Europeans. This policy reached its crucial period in 1900 with the Boxer Rebellion. The Boxers, or “The Righteous and Harmonious Fists,'; were a religious society that had originally rebelled against the imperial government in Shantung in 1898. They practiced an animistic magic of rituals and spells that they believed made them invulnerable to bullets and pain. The Boxers believed that the expulsion of foreign devils would magically renew Chinese society and begin

  • The Boxer Rebellion in China

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    The Boxer Rebellion in China “China never wanted foreigners any more than foreigners wanted China men, and on this question I am with the Boxers every time. The Boxer is a patriot. He loves his country better than he does the countries of other people. I wish him success. The Boxer believes in driving us out of his country. I am a Boxer too, for I believe in driving him out of our country” – Mark Twain, Berkeley Lyceum, New York, Nov 23, 1900. The Boxer Rebellion soul purpose was to liberate

  • The Boxer Rebellion

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    Throughout the nineteenth century China’s emperors watched as foreign powers began to encroach closer and closer upon their land. Time after time, China was forced to make embarrassing concessions. Foreign militaries more modernly armed would constantly defeat the imperial armies. As the dawn of a new century was about to begin, Empress Tsu Hsi of the Ch’ing Dynasty searched for a way of ridding her empire of the foreign invaders. Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Japan, and Russia all claimed

  • Causes Of The Boxer Rebellion

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    The situation in China leading to the Boxer rebellion was filled with many contributing factors from the changing of local customs to an increase in pressure from foreign religions to convert more Chinese in more rural areas with all of these factors its impossible to nail down a single reason for causing the conditions needed for the rebellion to happen. In chapter 2.1 taking sides the causes of the Boxer Rebellion are explained from two separate viewpoints on what caused the unrest that made this

  • Summary Of Gene Luen Yang's 'Boxers'

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    twentieth century in his graphic novel Boxers, a tragic narrative about Chinese grassroots resistance against a foreign occupation in which an armed revolution ultimately fails. The novel focuses on religious identity and cultural connections in the face of invasion. Boxers highlights the negative effects of imperialism through violence between different religions, ideologies and power structures. Therefore, the criticism of western imperialism presented in Boxers supports a world systems theory approach

  • Comparing The Righteous And Harmonious Fist: The Boxer Rebellion

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    other foreign influences in any way they could. The society of The Righteous and Harmonious Fist, or Boxers as they were nicknamed, began as a group of peasants who were unsettled by the Chinese government and the intrusion of foreign powers. The Boxers began attacking the Chinese government officials, however, they eventually sided with the government in an attempt to create a stronger force. The Boxers became more and more powerful but were eventually defeated by the foreign alliance (Britannica, Rebellion)

  • The Boxer Rebellion and The Great Game in China by David J. Silbey

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    As written in the book The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China by David J. Silbey, the author gives an account of the Boxer Rebellion. David J. Silbey, the author gives an account using allied soldier and diplomat’s letters and diaries of the Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion is an anti-foreigner movement in China during 1900. The conclusion of this rebellion lead to China having signed the Boxer Protocol in September 1901(Page 225). This treaty entailed the Chinese paying reparations

  • Hero Of Animal Farm

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    (protagonist) of the story. It is Boxer who is the unsung hero of the farm. The farm had been taken well care of after the rebellion. All the animals had done their share of the work. Some however could not do some of the hard and large tasks, so Boxer took it upon himself to do it. Boxer was described as to have the strength of two ordinary horses. He had a white stripe down his nose that had given him a very stupid look. That look that he had was also true; Boxer wasn’t the smartest animal

  • George Orwell's Animal Farm

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    roam the earth. Some would say the same about politicians. I, for one feel that this comparison is very fitting. The second main comparison Orwell makes uses Boxer, the work horse, to represent the Russian working class. Laborious individuals and those who possess great physical strength are often said to be “as strong as a horse.” Boxer is both hardworking and extremely powerful. He was able to do as much work as all the other animals combined. He was also dedicated to his tasks. His motto, “I

  • Muhammad Ali

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    Marcellus Clay Jr. Do any of you know who that is? How about a Hall of Fame boxer with an overall record of 56-5(ibhof.com)? Not yet, well here is an obvious clue. He switched his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964(Ali) after his fight with Sonny Liston. Now do you know? I'm sure most of you know who that is, but for those of you that don't I have done some research for you to explain and tell you more about this amazing boxer. I would like to share with you about his early life, his amazing career,

  • The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

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    and you're almost guaranteed that the answer is Jackie Robinson. Yet almost 40 years earlier there was a black boxer by the name of Jack Johnson, also known as John Arthur Johnson. Most would argue that he was the best heavyweight boxer of his time, having a career record of 79 wins and 8 losses, and being the first black to be the Heavyweight champion of the World. (Jack Johnson (boxer), October 9th, 2006.) Not only was this impressive, but he had to deal with racism and black oppression.

  • Muhammed Ali

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    Muhammed Ali In some people’s eyes Muhammed Ali is the greatest boxer ever. He was even classified as the greatest athlete in the 20th century by Sports Illustrated. He was the first to win the heavyweight title three times. He was a worldwide entertainer, and millions of people enjoyed watching his style. He was also very controversial because of his religious beliefs, his name change from Cassius Clay to Muhammed Ali and his refusal to fight in the Vietnam War. Muhammed Ali grew up in Louisville

  • Animal Farm, 1984

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    amend the Seven Commandments also to suit the present. However, Squealer supports the views and beliefs of Napolean wheras Winston does not support the rules of Big Brother. Parson and Boxer are both characterized by their willingness to work, constantly volunteering for work whenever something needed to be done. Boxer worked constantly to build the windmill and Parson worked endlessly organizing marches and parades. Preparation for Hate Week was described a "Processions, meetings, military parades

  • Muhammad Ali

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    Muhammad Ali Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. later known as Muhammad Ali, was a black boxer, and was proud of it. Many African Americans were ashamed of their color, but Ali was different. He was the first boxer to win the Heavyweight Championship 3 different times. He had a great personality and was liked by the people. During his life, he made big decisions that changed the course of his life completely. Muhammad Ali's journey through life was a great inspiration for African American people, but

  • Oscar De La Hoya

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    Oscar De La Hoya is a famous professional boxer. He is known all over the world for his looks, talent in the ring and his great sportsmanship. He is one of the best fighters in the field of boxing and a good role model for young children in the world today. PERSONAL Oscar De La Hoya lives and was born in East Los Angeles, California on February 4, 1973. His parents names are Joel, a former professional boxer from Durango, Mexico, and Dona Cecilia De La Hoya. His mother, Cecilia, passed away in her

  • Of Mice And Men

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    Steinbeck shows how Lennie possesses physical strength beyond his control, as when he cannot help killing the mouse. Great physical strength is valuable in George and Lennie's circumstances. Curley, as a symbol of authority on the ranch and a champion boxer, makes this clear immediately by using his brutish strength and violent temper to intimidate those who look down on him. Lennie means no harm at all. The reason why George and Lennie had to leave in the beginning of the novel was because it was believed

  • Muhammed Ali

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    preoccupation with boxing. His studies in school reflected the fact that he started training to be a boxer at a young age. When Ali was a mere twelve years old, his bicycle was stolen from his home in his criminally active neighbor hood in Louisville Kentucky. He reported the theft to a near by police department, which appointed Joe Martin to handle his case. Joe Elsby Martin supervised the training of young boxers, and invited Ali to join the gym. He arranged for Ali to train with Fred Stoner who taught

  • Sterling Seagrave's Dragon Lady

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    generated this collapse is the Empress Dowager Tzu His, the last Empress of China. Until the end of her reign in the early 1900s, the life of the Empress was shrouded in mystery. Once people gained access to the court records, not long after the Boxer rebellion (1901), the “true” nature of the women was brought to the world. Sir Edmund Blackhouse, a European writer, gained access to this information and painted a less than favorable portrait of the Dowager saying: “Tzu His was of a ruthless, single-minded

  • Terry Malloy Essay

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    stubbornness to change and his ignorance to others, Malloy proves himself by doing what he knows is right to be a true hero.      Throughout the whole film, Malloy displayed himself as a bum. He rarely works, and he is a has-been boxer. Others occasionally criticize him about