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  • Faith and Politics

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    examine that role and decide how it will affect our vote. The Bush/Gore campaign has been very much influenced by religion. Joseph Lieberman, Gore’s running mate and the first Orthodox Jew to run for vice president on a major party ticket, has been extremely vocal about his faith. Both George W. Bush and Al Gore, a Methodist and Baptist, respectively, have also referred to their religious beliefs during this presidential campaign ("Anti-Defamation League Criticizes"), raising several questions about

  • yea

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    In observing their culture, one can clearly recognize that Native Americans, as a people, value and have a sense of spirituality with nature. The “Keep America Beautiful” campaign launched an ad 1970, a public service announcement intended to attack America’s littering and pollution problem head on. The interpretation of this ad, however, could be taken in a variety of directions. As viewers we not only see the cultural divides, but are also exposed to the use Native American stereotypes as a means

  • Analysis Of The Hunt For Osama Bin Laden

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    The hunt for Osama Bin Laden is indeed arguably one of the most compelling manhunt episodes of our time. In the wake of his killing, journalism was left with the task of shaping the story. It needed to be effectively communicated with the many people who had long anticipated this victory. Each account owns its delivery through unique perspective. In the same way, consumers take in the story from various vantage points, creating an unspoken competition for storytellers. If I were forced to pick only

  • The Lewis and Clark Exploration

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    The Lewis and Clark Exploration Lewis and Clark are two names forever linked. These two names, the last names of Meriwether and William respectively, are that of two of the greatest explorers in the history of the United States. With the help of Indians and a group of brave men, the vast area west of the Mississippi River was the object of their exploration. Lewis was born to a Virginia planter family in 1774. His father, who had been an officer in the American Revolution, died when

  • Barack Obama is A President In The Making

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    organizer, University of Chicago lecturer, and civil rights lawyer before running for public office and serving in the Illinois Senate from 1997 to 2004. After an unsuccessful bid for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000, he announced his campaign for U.S. Senate in 2003. The following year, while still an Illinois state legislator, Obama delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in November 2004 with 70% of the vote. As a

  • The Contenders

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    during most of the controversy. Even so, he did not secure the nomination until the seventeenth ballot. Fremont was best known as an explorer and a war hero. He surveyed the land between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, explored the Oregon Trail territories and crossed the Sierra Madres into the Sacramento Valley. As a captain in the Army, he returned to California and helped the settlers overthrow Mexican rule in what became known as the Bear Flag Revolution, a sidebar to the Mexican War

  • The Lieberman Factor

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    concept wrong. Lieberman, an Orthodox Jew and a Senator at the same time, was chosen precisely because of his religion, from where his morals stem. Lieberman has spread his belief that religion must play a more prominent role in public life, on the campaign trail.

  • Gettysburg

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    It is in these numerous acres of woods, the numerous gigantic boulders, and the damp marshes that the fate of America was determined. This is why Gettysburg is so vital to American history. Works Cited Coddington, Edwin B. The Gettysburg Campaign: A Study in Command. New York: Touchstone, 1968. Kise, Robert. “Re: Answers to Interview Questions.” E-mail to M. Smith. 17 Oct. 2004. Schildt, John W. Roads from Gettysburg. Shippensburg: Burd Street Press, 1979. Shue, Richard

  • Fallacies

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    Fallacies A fallacy is defined as a kind of error in reasoning. They can be persuasive and be created both unintentionally and intentionally in order to deceive others from the truth. Fallacies often indicate a false belief or cause of a false belief (dowden, 2006). An argument or situation commits a fallacy when the reasons offered do not support the conclusion. This defeats the purpose of the argument since its point is to give reason to support the conclusion. Fallacies affect the outcome of

  • The Higher Education Debate

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    education in the country. State lawmakers regularly worry about the rising cost of attaining a college degree, and lowering the debt burden to the student. Consequently these issues have been turned into a talking point during the presidential campaign trail. The pressure on the amount of tuition paid has not only been seen from the government but also from the families, which have shown reluctance in paying the high tuition fees. Public universities 'which have attempted to increase the fee' have