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    The First Descent of the Grand Canyon

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    John Wesley Powell was one of the foremost explorers in American history, and his first descent down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is one of America’s greatest adventure stories. Although he is not as well known as other explorers, his travels and his contributions to American history are significant because they represent a spirit of discovery motivated not by self-glory or the acquisition of gold or land, but by a curiosity about and appreciation for both the natural world and the

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    Methodism and Deism

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    opposite on the outside but their core concept appeared to be very similar. The founder of Methodist... ... middle of paper ... ...glish Deists: The Discourse of Skepticism, 1680-1750. Univ of South Carolina Press, 1997 Kinghorn, Kenneth Cain.John Wesley on Christian Practice: The Standard Sermons in Modern English,Vol. 3, 34-53. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2003. Paine, Thomas. "The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology." Philadelphia, 1794. Prochaska, Franklyn K. "Thomas

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    Condolezza Rice

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    claims that her childhood taught her determination against adversity. A. Born on November 14, 1954 in Birmingham, Alabama, Condoleezza Rice grew up in the South during the time of the civil rights movement. 1. She was the only child of Reverend John Wesley and Angelena Rice. a) Her father was a minister at Westminister Presbyterian Church. b) Her mother was a pianist, an organist, and a music teacher. 2. During the time her mother was a music teacher, she named her child Condoleezza because it

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    The Effective Use of Tone in Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man is Hard to Find Flannery O'Connor's short story, "A Good Man is Hard to Find," begins with a Southern family preparing to go on what seems to be a typical vacation. The story is humorous at first because the reader is unaware of how the story will end. The tone changes dramatically from amusing to frightening and plays an important part in making the story effective. The narrator starts the story giving background information

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    Methodist Church

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    Wesleyan bodies. The lives and ministries of John Wesley and of his brother, Charles, mark the origin of their common roots. Both John and Charles were Church of England missionaries to the colony of Georgia, arriving in March 1736. It was their only occasion to visit America. Their mission was far from an unqualified success, and both returned to England disillusioned and discouraged, Charles in December 1736, and John in February 1738. Both of the Wesley brothers had transforming religious experiences

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    Georgia College, 8 Apr. 2014. Web. 13 Apr. 2014. O’Connor, Flannery. “A Good Man Is Hard to Find.” Approaching Literature. Ed. Jack Ridl and Peter Schakel. New York: Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2012. 134-146. Print. Ross, Kathy and Stacy, Rosemary. “John Wesley and Savannah.” Savannah Images Project. The Georgia Humanities Council, post date unknown. Web. 8 Apr. 2014. Stewart, Redd. “The Tennessee Waltz.” Tennessee Waltz. Perf. Patti Page. Mercury, 1952. MP3 file.

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    Taking Heaven by John H. Storm Wiggers

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    In his book Taking Heaven by Storm, John H. Wiggers argues that Methodism has played a vital role in shaping current day American society by developing an innovative method of blending Methodist pious ideals with American values (191). A History Professor at University of Missouri, Wiggers adequately supports his thesis with three main arguments of Methodist innovation in America and their effects evangelism, community, and equality. Wiggers argues these points through a combination of personal

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    but she also demonstrates hypocrisy. ”Aren’t you ashamed?” she ask when June Star insults the owner of Red Sammy’s Barbeque, but experiences no personal shame when stating that “little niggers in the country don’t have things like we do.” (383) John Wesley and June Star have little if any respect for their parental grandmother....

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    Plastics

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    and knobs for machines and appliances, light switches – all of these things and many more are made of plastic. It seems hard to believe that before 1869, there was no such thing as plastic. The first plastic, celluloid, was invented in 1869 by John Wesley Hyatt, (Meikle 5). A $10,000 prize had been offered to anyone who invented a material that could replace ivory for making billiard balls. In his experiments, Hyatt dissolved nitrocellulose and camphor in alcohol. This produced a solid, white material

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    project. The blend of these two different music worlds shaped the output of the soundtrack to become more unique and original. The ideas for the orchestral style of music mostly came from well known film scores such as Jaws by John Williams and The Bourne Supremacy by John Powell. Identical suspense and fear motifs from Williams's Jaws were implemented into Aeon Flux's 'War' ending scene (ref) (ref). This worked effectively as the last scene of 'War' required some sort of a frighte... ... middle of

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