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    The Unredeemed Captive by John Demos John Demos in a sense presents themes that are entirely familiar and conventional. The themes of sin, retribution, and repentance are very prevalent in his writing. The loss of piety, the failure of spiritual nerve, the absolute necessity of reform; and the certainty of God's punishment if reform was not achieved appear throughout his book (Demos). (In this instance, Eunice's failure to return to her native land is putting her at risk in the eyes of God)

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    The Unredeemed Captive, by John Demos

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    At the start of John Demos' book The Unredeemed Captive, a group of Native Americans attack the English town of Deerfield, kidnap a few of its people, and take them to Canada. On October 21, 1703, in response to the attacks, the "Reverend Mr." John Williams, the town's leader, writes to Joseph Dudley, the Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, for tax relief, funding to rebuild the fort, a prisoner exchange to free the captured residents, and soldiers to protect the town. Governor Dudley agrees

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    The Unredeemed Captive, by John Demos

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    John Demos' book The Unredeemed Captive examines the story of "Reverend Mr." John Williams, the minister of the church of Deerfield (a town of approximately 300 in the Massachusetts Bay Colony), and his family. The reverend and his wife had many connections to important figures of the time. His father was a shoemaker, farmer, and "ruling elder" in the church at Roxbury. Reverend John Eliot, the minister of the Roxbury church, created many of the "praying towns" in which converted Native Americans

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    Vintage on March 28, 1995. The Unredeemed Captive - A Family Story by John Demos was about Eunice Williams’ being held captive by the resident Indians and the fight her family endured in order to go home. Eunice was captured together with her family along with hundreds of other residents in and around Deerfield. Demos, seems very knowledgeable of the Deerfield raid. He also uses impeccable detail on the captives’ march to Canada. Demos, also does a great job of depicting the experience of being a captive

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    In stanza's one and two, the husband gives his wife a gift. At first she was happy to receive the gift that her husband made for her. In stanza's three, four, and five she finds out that the gift was made out of wood from the coffin of a man named John Wayward. When she learned of this information, her initial reaction towards the gift changed. Why is that? Her husband wondered the same thing. The wife became pale and turned her face aside. What part of the husband's information made her react this

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    Emma's Dilemma

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    Emma's Dilemma I am investigating the number of different arrangements there will be in different types of names. Some names I will investigate on will have no identical letters such as LUCY. Some will have a pair of identical letters such as EMMA. Some names will have different quantities of letters such as AMMIE, JOE and ANNE. Firstly, I’ll produce a method which will help me figure out the different arrangements in the name EMMA and LUCY without using any formulas. Using this method

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    In the late 1780's to the 1790's there were many different controversial topics, in the United States, including both domestic and foreign policies. American’s reactions were heightened due to the fighting between political parties and sense of distrust with other nations. This time of instability and turbulence set the stage for the passing of the Alien and Sedition Acts. In order to understand all of these events, the basis of the two political parties that started the conflict must be explained

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    Cilla Black It's For You

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    To our astonishment, Cilla Black’s “It’s For You,” which hit UK Top 10 in 1964, was actually a Beatles original given to Black a year earlier, the demo for which is now selling high at the Beatles Memorabilia Auction in Liverpool. Surfing through his father’s treasured record collection on a casual day, Cilla Black’s nephew Simon White rallied about 21 discs for appraisal at the Liverpool Beatles Shop. All 21 carried Black (or so it was believed) until White and store owner Stephen Bailey reached

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    Bringing Adam Home

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    Introduction Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America is an eye opening book about the abduction and murder of Adam Walsh by Ottis Toole. This book highlighted many flaws in the criminal justice system. These flaws through the efforts of the Walsh family were essentially fixed for the time being. The resulting corrections made to the criminal justice system are; the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act, faces on milk cartons

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    george harrison

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    second hang guitar from one of his class mates for three pounds. George tried to teach himself to play, but his progresswas slow. He sometimes stayed up all night playing until his fingers bled. George attended Dovendale Primary School, two forms behind John Lennon, and then he attended Liverpool Institute, one form behind Paul McCartney. George and Paul took the same bus to school, and soon found they had music and guitars in common. George and his brother Peter had formed a Skiffle band, and because

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