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    Legendary Betsy Ross and the American Flag

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    Legendary Betsy Ross and the American Flag The American flag has long been a symbol of our country, but there have been certain doubts about its origin. No one really knows who sewed the American flag. The legend of Betsy Ross has been told many times, but some people look upon it as a myth, saying Betsy Ross never even existed. Betsy Ross was indeed a real person who lived in the 1700's, but no one can prove she actually sewed the American Flag. Betsy Ross did not have an extremely interesting

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    Diana Ross Biography

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    Most of us know Miss Diana Ross, an African American performer. Her acting and singing career is what lead her to fame. She goes by the nickname of Miss Ross. Here is something you may not know, her birth name is Diane Ernestine Earle Ross. However her birth certificate says Diana. She was born and raised here in Detroit, Michigan. Where most babies in Detroit are delivered so was she, Hutzel Women’s Hospital. On March 26, 1944 a star entered the city with much more potential than anyone would have

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    Glengarry Glen Ross

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    In the play Glengarry Glen Ross, selling is like a complicated courtship. Richard Roma is sales. Throughout the play, we never once get a true insight into the real Richard Roma. All we know is that he is good at his job, greedy and calculating. His demeanor changes on a dime; he is whoever he needs to be in whatever situation he happens to be in. This is his edge. Roma starts out as a pseudo-intellectual sitting in a restaurant. He sees a man that he has never met before, Mr. Lingk, sitting by

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    Ross the Crazy Boss

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    Ross the Crazy Boss EDS and Perot Systems were both founded by the same individual with the same philosophy, Ross Perot. In both cases, the companies grew to develop large client bases in the field of computer data processing. However, the story of Perot Systems was much different than with EDS. Ross Perot, having sold EDS to General Motors, had founded Perot Systems, to attempt to duplicate the success of EDS. However, several years after founding Perot Systems, Perot became engaged in

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    Euphoria: Glengarry Glen Ross

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    Euphoria Glengarry Glen Ross is a movie based on the award winning play by David Mamet dealing with the corrupt world of real estate salesmen in hot pursuit of closing their next big deal in hopes of obtaining the American Dream. The desire for the next big lead or prospect as it is called in the real estate world causes the salesman to act out in a foolish and oftentimes violent manner. The behavior the salesmen demonstrate when a lead is unavailable can be compared to a crack head experiencing

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    Pleasantville depicted a life of perfection for him with an idealized image of a pleasurable life. In fact, almost immediately we see the juxtaposition of the current life versus the desired life when the film begins. As Mrs. Maslin suggests in this film Gary Ross' vision of a ingenious fantasy of ''Pleasantville'' is portrayed well. One of the very first things the films opens with is David's mom on the phone discussing parental visitation rights. The camera then flashes to David who is very obviously living

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    Desecration of the American Dream in Glengarry Glen Ross Glengarry Glen Ross portrays a harsh view of American business that not only contradicts, but also befouls the values of the "American Dream." The idealistic importance of fairness, equality, and the idea that hard work brings success included in this "dream" of American society is clearly not reality in this play. The values of work ethic, and equal opportunity are betrayed, and there is a notable presence of racism, sexism, and an savage

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    Diana Ross and Madonna are both successful music artists that are influential to the music industry. Diana Ross’s career started at the top with her group members in The Supremes. Madonna also shared the same success as she reached the top of charts during the 1980s. They both encountered a significant loss of one of their parents that affected them deeply. They have each been married twice in which neither marriage worked out. These women are iconic legends who made way for other women who pursued

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    Biography of Nellie Tayloe Ross

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    Biography of Nellie Tayloe Ross Nellie Tayloe was a woman of remarkable skills, responsibility and endurance. Before she became the first woman governor of the United States, Nellie was a kindergarten teacher and a presenter of informative papers at her local women’s group. She also helped her husband with his law practice as well as his governorship. Nellie was born in Missouri in 1876. “She was the sixth child and the first daughter of James and ‘Lizzie’ Tayloe” (Scheer, 2). Nellie

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    Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet

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    In David Mamet’s play, “Glengarry Glen Ross”, a group of sales representatives, Shelly Levene, Richard Roma, Dave Moss, and George Aaronow, are placed into a competition that sets all of them against each other. Their bosses challenge the four men to compete against one another in a sales competition where the winner with the most sales will receive a brand new Cadillac and the two people with the least sales will lose their job. With the ultimatum of losing their job, the men struggle to out due

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