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    The Underground Railroad

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    The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was one of the most remarkable protests against slavery in United States history. It was a fight for personal survival, which many slaves lost in trying to attain their freedom. Slaves fought for their own existence in trying to keep with the traditions of their homeland, their homes in which they were so brutally taken away from. In all of this turmoil however they managed to preserve the customs and traditions of their native land. These slaves

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    Welcome to the Underground While America sleeps safely at night, safe and secure in their world, there is another world taking place, a menacing and wild world. Right beneath their noses, taking place in their super markets, in empty warehouses, abandoned buildings, parks, and at roller skating rinks. Many will never know or hear about this world, for it may be safer not to know. For if one knows, he may be tempted to want to experience this world. Just indulging one night has been known to alter

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    underground

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    Past The worlds first underground railway recently celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2012. The Times first described the idea of running trains underneath the street of London as an ‘insult to common sense.’ The London Underground opened in 1863. The first line, the Metropolitan Railway served six stations from Paddington to Farringdon. Currently the Underground stretches 402 kilometers, serving 270 stations across 11 lines. Nicknamed “the Tube,” the London Underground not only helps billions

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    Understanding the Underground Dancer

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    Understanding the Underground Dancer If you have seen him--in clubs, in parties, and even in the street--you will surely remember him. The Underground Dancer is a figure of the modern world that cannot be dismissed. Anthropologists explain dance as the expression of sexual desires, but the Underground Dancer is different, and therefore, often misunderstood. It is hard to pinpoint what he is, and what he looks like, all I can provide is shots in the dark, a desperate attempt to shed light to this

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    Ideas from the Underground Automotive designer Jerry Hirschberg was speaking to the product planning manager for marketing at Nissan about redesigning their light trucks:'Really, "I responded, growing intrigued. "Yep. Seems they use their trucks as trucks less than twenty-five percent of the time"... "What do they use them as the rest of the time?"I wondered. "Basic transportation. Cars." There. A small, barely detectable synaptic spark The truck trisected itself in my mind in to three

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    The Underground Railroad in North Carolina

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    The Underground Railroad in North Carolina The Underground Railroad was perhaps the most active and dramatic protest action against slavery in United States history and as we look at the Underground Railroad in North Carolina we will focus on the Quakers, Levi Coffin’s early years, and the accounts of escaped slaves from North Carolina. The unique blend of southern slave holder and northern abolitionist influences in the formation of North Carolina served to make the state an important link

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    Underground Economy

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    This research will look on the concept of the underground economy, a global phenomenon that can be observed in our society, and will focus on its effect on the condition of the involved groups and to determine its reality in the community of Baguio city. While there is a confusion on the real definition of the underground economy, its connection with illegal transactions that works in the “dark”, it is important to emphasize the part of the underground economy that is more ideal to analyzed which

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    National Geographic: Mysteries Underground The video I reviewed was a National Geographic film called Mysteries Underground. This video was about extraordinary sites there are to see in underground caves. You traveled along with cave explorers and got to see all the beautiful untouched natural formations such as gypsum chandeliers, gnarled calcite columns, and jewel-like lakes. It showed and talked about all the careful proceders the cave explorers go through. It also talked about how the formations

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    The underground railroad was a network of northerners that helped slaves reached the north and Canada for safety from their plantation. It was secret and railway terms were used to describe system as a way to hide the real nature of the operation. The underground railroad extended from Maine to Nebraska but was most concentrated in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indian, New York, and The New England States. More of the more specific spots were Detroit, Michigan, Erie, Pennsylvania, Buffalo and New York. The

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    The Underground Railroad

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    The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was a network of ways that slaves used to escape to the free-states in the North. The Underground Railroad did not gain that name until around 1830 (Donald - ). There were many conductors, people who helped and housed the escaping slaves, but there are a few that have made records. The Underground Railroad was a big network, but it was not run by one certain organization; instead it was run by several individuals (PBS - ) The Underground Railroad

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    The Road to Freedom—the Underground Railroad Introduction "Many times I have suffered in the cold, in beating rains pouring in torrents from the watery clouds, in the midst of the impetuosity of the whirlwinds and wild tornadoes leading on my company—not to the field of...war...but to the land of impartial freedom, where the bloody lash was not buried in the quivering flesh of a slave...." (7,p.i). Such were the conditions of the Underground Railroad. It was a fictitous railroad but served

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    wanted to use their rights in the democratic government. The Weather Underground Organization or the WUO was an organization of American radicals. The WUO was often called the Weather Underground or the Weathermen. The Weathermen was founded on the University of Michigan campus by a group of students in 1969. The WUO founders were Karen Ashley, Bill Ayers, Benardine Dohrn, and many more young radicals. The Weather Underground was a political group of the Students for a Democratic Society, or SDS

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    artists, and anonymous hacktivists combined their efforts to bring to the world ideas that are even more creative, more esoteric, and more revolutionary. While the mainstream often views underground culture as one unified force, commentators of indie, hacker, and makers cultures disagree on the purpose of underground culture. Indie traditionalists argue that indie artists seek to express themselves through original and independent art. Hacker separatists argue that hackers aim to force positive change

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    The Underground Artist as Political Spokesperson It has often been said that comics do not necessarily affect society as much as they reflect society. Where the latter may seem to be true, the former is the more obvious truth. The subtlety of their messages may escape the immediate notice of the average citizen, but hours, or even days later, when that person stops and uses a clever comic to illustrate a point; the artist’s statement has been made. Many subtleties appeared in the 1960’s-1970’s

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    The Underground Man

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    from the Underground is a novel written by Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. In this book, Dostoyevsky illustrated his ideals through the words of his literary protagonist, the Underground Man. The Underground Man strikes the readers as a person , and one of the things that he abhors was the way in which progressive thinkers of his era worship reason. This was amusing because at the same time, he does not entirely reject reason. From analyzing the text, it is apparent that the Underground Man values

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    Underground Railroad "I have heard that so many slaves are escaping into freedom along a route that could not be as certain, slave owners said there must be an Underground Railroad under the Ohio River and on to the North (Demand)." The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century slaves in the United States in order to escape to the slave free states with the help of some courageous people. Slaves had been reported escaping way before the movement began

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    Danger Underground: Nuclear Waste Disposal in Yucca Mountain Introduction The U.S. Department of Energy has proposed plans to deposit 70,000 tons of highly radioactive waste underground Yucca Mountain in Nevada. While many environmental questions and concerns have been raised about the safety of the waste disposal plan for the next 10,000 years, there appears to be no alternative. Waste from nuclear weapons and nuclear power plants are a serious environmental problem that will be present

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    Comparing Spinoza’s Ethics and Dostoyevsky’s Notes from the Underground Perhaps my choice of the subject may come across as a little eccentric, to say the least. To appear quaint and whimsical, however, is not my intention, so I figured as an introduction, I would explain my choice. From so far as I can tell, philosophy, or the search for truth, has all too often been equated with certainty. This quality of certainty has been especially magnified in the rationalist branch of philosophy. Starting

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    The Velvet Underground never sold many records, but it has often been said that every Velvets fan started a band, which says something about how influential and inspiring their music was and still is today. While their songs were created on the same three chords and 4/4 beat used by most groups of the late sixties, the Velvet Underground’s music was absolutely unique. They were intentionally crude in their lyrics and saw the beauty in ugliness. In the age of flower power, they took a different path

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    The Crying of Lot 49: Embattled Underground In May of 1966, Richard Poirier wrote an article on Thomas Pynchon's latest novel at the time, The Crying of Lot 49. Clearly a fan of Pynchon's earlier novel V, Poirier praises what he calls another sample of Pynchon's "technical virtuosity" at "apocalyptic sat[ire]," of "saturnalian inventiveness" comparable to John Barth and Joseph Heller (Poirier 1). He admires Pynchon's adept confidence with philosophical and psychological concepts &endash; "his

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