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  • The Early Life Of Theodore Roosevelt

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    His early life experiences influenced his later accomplishments. Born on October 27, 1858 (Morris 33), Theodore Roosevelt was the son of Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., a successful businessman and philanthropist, and Martha “Mittie” Bulloch Roosevelt, the daughter of a wealthy Georgia plantation family. Theodore Roosevelt was the second of four children born into the prominent Dutch and English family (“Roosevelt, Theodore”). At an early age, Roosevelt earned the nickname “Teedie” (Morris 34) and suffered

  • Roots of American Democracy

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    htm McManus, B. (2003, July). Roman Government. Retrieved March 15, 2011, from VROMA: http://www.vroma.org/~bmcmanus/romangvt.html Parmele, M. (2010). Pericles’ Funeral Oration: because every self aware citizen should have it available. American Bull Moose . Riggsby, A. M. (n.d.). Cicero Texts. Retrieved March 13, 2011, from University of Texas Classics Department: http://www.utexas.edu/depts/classics/documents/Cic.html The Greeks - Cleisthenes. (n.d.). Retrieved March 17, 2011, from PBS: http://www

  • Replacement of the Book with Computers

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    The Book Is Dead! Long Live the Book! The book, so post-structuralists critics have long been assuring us, just isn't what it used to be—or, to be more accurate, what we used to think it was. It's no longer a discrete entity, a little world unto itself wedged between two covers, a piece of discourse that speaks to us with a unified voice, the work of an individual author. Instead, as critical discourse by the likes of Barthes (1979) and Derrida (1974) have informed us, the contents of one

  • What's In a Name?

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    What’s In A Name? In Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon, readers are taught how names are used as a way for African American’s to connect to their past and as a way to unshackle themselves from the marks and continued effects that slavery has on their race. The Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison brings us along a journey with Milkman Dead, the grandson of a former slave, to uncover his family history. Along the way Milkman uses a road map that’s made up of significant names that helps him to work

  • Political Cartoons and Republicans

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    Introduction The Republican Party was founded by a coalition in 1854 and was comprised of former members of the Whig, Free-Soil, and Know-Nothing parties. The slavery issue shattered America’s established political landscape and catapulted the Republicans from what seemed like nowhere straight into the White House in 1860. After Fremont’s attempt at winning the presidency in 1856, Lincoln won the election four years later, cementing the Republican Party’s desire for executive power. In the aftermath

  • Herbert Croly

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    Herbert Croly At the turn of the 20th century, Herbert Croly – as far as the accelerating world was concerned – was a man without a name. Painfully shy and without many friends, he was admitted to Harvard in 1886 as one of 96 "special students" who would not be eligible for a degree. Perhaps the world should have realized he would one day be reckoned with when was given the former room of newspaperman William Randolph Hearst, who was expelled from Harvard a year before Croly entered its halls

  • The Politics of Massachusetts throughout the Ages

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    The Politics of Massachusetts The Constitution Drafted in 1779, the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is the oldest functioning written constitution in the world. Drafted by none other than John and Samuel Adams, along with John Bowdoin, it served as a model for our own nation's Constitution. It features a structure, composed of chapters, sections and articles, vastly more organized than any other state constitution of its time. Within this document, rights of the citizens, and the

  • I Am A Hunter

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    One cold and bleak December day, I set off into the woods with the sole intention of shooting a grouse for dinner. There would be no sport today; no explosive flushes, no finely crafted double barreled shotguns, no spectacular wing shots. They have their place but not today. A semester at college had made me hungry for fresh, clean, unprocessed meat. I would shoot the bird in the head, on the ground, with a .22 rifle. I was unashamedly out to kill. It was getting dark when I glanced up into the

  • The 26th President of The United States: Theodore Roosevelt

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    Theodore Roosevelt Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt became the 26th president of the United States in 1901 after the assassination of William McKinley. INTRODUCTION PARAGRAPH Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City to Theodore “Thee” Roosevelt, Sr. and Martha “Mittie” Bulloch. Throughout his young life he was known to friends and family members as “Teedie” because he was not very fond of the nickname “Teddy.” As a young boy he spent a lot of his time being homeschooled in their handsome

  • Character Analysis of the Call of the Wild.

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    Jack London wrote the novel The Call of the Wild; it was also his first success (Feast). The Call of the Wild is an exciting beast fable which dramatizes the unforgiving harshness of existence but shows that suffering can lead to heroic self-awareness (Buckner). London was big on the philosophical idea of Naturalism. As well as having links with literary naturalism, "The Call of the Wild is also a mythical book informed throughout with such traditional myths as the Myth of the Hero." Although Buck