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    Government plays a big role in both Coriolanus and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas. In Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Martius has a seemingly large lack of respect for his fellow second class citizens. He talks to them like they are worthless, this is odd considering that he has the ambition to gain power by running for consul of Rome. By being so ‘proud’ as what Brutus and Sicinius express, no citizen should stand behind such an arrogant man (2.1.15-24). Brutus and Sicinius go onto talk about

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    Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by Jared Diamond In 1972 while Jared Diamond, a biology professor from UCLA, was in New Guinea conducting research on tropical birds, he met a local politician named Yali. Yali started the conversation by questioning Diamond on goods brought to New Guinea from Europeans such as steel, food or clothing. He then proposed a question to the American professor regarding the comparison between the two countries. Yali asked, “Why is it that your white

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    William Golding’s Lord of the Flies is set on an uninhabited island during World War II. After realizing that they are stranded on the deserted island, a group of young boys establish a miniature version of the society they have left behind; as their time on the island increases, the boys shed their civility and expose the evil that is hidden in all of humanity. To demonstrate this, Golding uses the symbolism of colors. For example, pink, the color of innocence, portrays the initial morality

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    to get a better understanding of just how many Native Americans there were. Just in the Algonquian tribes alone, there were over seven thousand people. Arriving the Roanoke the second time, Chief Wingina assigned the colonists a portion of Roanoke Island, he then tried to get the English to stop trading with the his rival tribe, the Croatans. The tribes were also very curious about Christianity. In fact, Chief Wingina often asked the English to pray for him when he fell ill, but soon after their curiosity

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    Roger Williams Religion

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    This place soon became known as the colony of Rhode Island (Providence). Rhode Island became a haven for Baptists, Quakers, Jews, and other religious minorities. Williams made to trips back to England during his life in America. “The first in June or July of 1643 was to obtain a Charter for his colony to forestall the

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    Innocence is as delicate as a flower petal. A strong wind, a curious animal, a cold storm. Innocence has the same delicacy, a trait everyone is born with that eventually fades over time. Myop, in the story, The Flowers by Alice Walker is a young girl whose identity is wrapped around her innocence and her own small little world on her family’s farm. Her false sense of a perfect world is shifted when she comes across a dead body of a man who was lynched and realizes that the world has more evils than

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    Unsolved Mysteries: Easter Island The world has many unsolved mysteries that baffle even the most intelligent minds. One particular mystery, though, has remained truly unsolved. This mystery is the Easter Island heads that were built by people using primitive tools and manpower. Why is this mystery so puzzling and have we any clue about how the people of Easter Island accomplished this amazing task? Well, there are numerous facts, theories, and unanswered questions to be discovered. The following

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    Amelia Earhart Essay

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    Roosevelt . Amelia flies across North America for the second time, breaking her own record with a faster flight time. Earhart and Fred depart from Lae with the hopeful destination of Howland Island, a tiny island in the Pacific only 13,200 feet long and 2,650 feet wide. Since neither could not find the island, unfortunately, they lose radio contact with the Coast Guard, who can hear that they are lost but cannot return communication. They disappeared over the Pacific Ocean. President Roosevelt issues

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    participate in the tragedy of the commons, everybody over consuming a particular resource until it is depleted. This would occur along with warfare between the clan until it was no longer able to thrive-there was nobody remaining. The paradigm of Easter Island illustrates the negative effects of not having

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    Riker’s Island may be closing its door, but it certainly won’t be anytime soon. The plan to close is contingent on minimizing the jail population from 10,000 to 5,000 the doing of which could take up to ten years. Furthermore, the plan would include the resurrecting of modern jails in all five boroughs of New York. With the closure imminent politicians have already voiced concerns of NIMBY, the theory of “not in my backyard” and have begun issuing statements protesting the “new Riker’s.” This is

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