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    The Witch Trials of 1692

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    The Witch Trials of 1692 During the winter of 1692, in the small village of Salem, Massachusetts, something terrible happened. Salem Massachusetts became the center of a horrible tragedy, which changed the life of many people. It was a time of fear, because of bad crops, Indian raids, and diseases. The people of Salem Village had to blame something, or someone. The people of Salem Village accused people, and called them witches. They were accused of all those terrible things and more. Salem

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    LGBT

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    "One town's strange journey from paranoia to pardon," (Blumberg). That quote from the website of Smithsonian Magazines explains a lot about the Salem Witch Trials, just in those eight words. The trials were Salem Village's journey from paranoia to pardon, a journey that showed how gullible and bias people and the courts were in the 1600s. The Salem Witch Trials were a set of trials and executions, that involved accused witches and several other people, with some devastating causes and effects.! The

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    Music In The Bahamas

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    The Music and the People of the Bahamas The first known people to inhabit some of the 700 islands that make up the Bahamas, were the Taíno Arawak people who called themselves the Lukku-Cairi (island people). Somewhere between 300 and 400 CE archeological evidence shows that this group of people migrated from the shores of the Orinoco River in what is now Venezuela to Cuba and then the Bahamas. The Lukku-Cairi were a peaceful people. (Murray, 1999, p.10) Their peacefulness and generosity are written

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    Critical thinkers have been known to possess an array of captivating qualities in which have been known to influence many others. The honorable Elijah Muhammad was one of the most astonishing critical thinkers of our time. He was known for his controversial teachings and leadership during a time of racial inequality and social progression. As the leader of The Nation of Islam he influenced the African American community with his teachings of self-independence and advancement of African Americans

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    The Other Side of Racism

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    groups, Jews in particular. His speeches and messages of separation between blacks and whites have reached thousands and many are wondering whether he has had a positive or negative influence on black America (Who is Farrakahn Part 1). Louis Eugene Walcott, (Farrakahn), is a Bronx native. Born there in 1933, he moved to Boston at a young age where he became a talented musician... ... middle of paper ... .../american/adl/nation-of-islam/noi-04.html> (April 14, 1997). "The Nation of Islam: The

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    The Salem Witch Trials was an unexpected tragedy that lasted for about a year. Several innocent people were sent to their deaths, chiefly caused by teenagers seeking entertainment. (The Salem Witch Trials: Wilson). Other catalysts were also family feuds, epileptic seizures, and a fungal agent in rye. (Salem Witch Trials: Wilson)(The Witchcraft Trials in Salem: A Commentary). Rye can be eaten when made as bread or cereal, because it’s an ingredient that is similar to wheat, but sometimes it can be

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    African chieftainship. This Fanonian view of the double consciousness of the colonial psychology is underpinned by the epigraphs to the two parts of the play, which are taken from Jean-Paul Sartre’s Prologue to The Wretched of the Earth. In the second, Walcott quotes a passage from Sartre, in which he emphasizes the inescapability of such a double consciousness, with reference to the

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    I. Introduction Australia has had one of the most outstanding economies of the world in recent years - competitive, open and vibrant. The nation’s high economic performance stems from effective economic management and ongoing structural reform. Australia has a competitive and dynamic private sector and a skilled, flexible workforce. It also has a comprehensive economic policy framework in place. The economy is globally competitive and remains an attractive destination for investment. Australia

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    Black Hawk Down

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    To begin with, this paper was written with the intent to provide a full analysis on the movie Black Hawk Down. Over the course of the following paragraphs, I will establish a base as to why I think this movie is important to history, as wells as provide an in-depth overview of the narrative, and the translation of the story into a film. Since there are many different characteristics that make up a great film, the following text will provide what I think to be the strongest elements of the narrative

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    Rocky Marciano

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    On Sept. 1, 1923 Mr. and Mrs. Pierino Marchegiano of Brockton, MA became the proud parents of a lively twelve pound baby boy. The child was named Rocco Marchegiano, but the world would one day know him as the legendary boxer Rocky Marciano. When "bambino Rocco" was 18 months of age, he contracted pneumonia. Although the infection nearly killed him, his exceptionally strong constitution enabled him to survive without impairment. As a pre-teenager, Rocky relished his mother's Italian cooking so

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