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    Young Americans Must Vote!

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    Young Americans Must Vote! Why vote? This is a major question among many young Americans today. America's youth, does not take the time to read articles, observe the news, or pay attention to presidential debates and campaigns due to their busy schedules. This creates two problems. First, young voters have little knowledge of current issues in the election. Also as a result, they are unaware of the importance of voting. Each presidential election stirs up an old controversy of whether to vote

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    Generation Me, an inspirational book written by Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D. talked about today’s young Americans problems. Twenge did lots of research about young American lifestyles to determine their differences compared to “Boomers” – people born before 1970s. Twenge compared the results of personality tests given to “Boomers” when they are under 30, and today’s young American. This book is also based on films, magazines, newspapers, anecdotal stories from her and, others. Twenge argued that people

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    Young Goodman Brown and Endicott and the Red Cross and two short stories that, I believe, have many subliminal messages. The author of both, Nathanial Hawthorne, uses symbolism many a time to bring across these messages along with his personal beliefs of life, and the people of the 17th century. Religion is the basis of both stories. Both men go against religion. So what is an American? Not necessarily someone that goes against religion, but stands up for their rights, for what they want. The biggest

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    involving race and discrimination. This reading explains how African-American men are learning that one can gain success through the use of violence, impatience, and hostility towards other individuals. The way they walk, talk, and express themselves, allow society to favor the young, impoverished black male. Not only does the cool pose bring them a certain sense of success, but also it brands a sense of individuality on the African-American members can identify with. The cool behavior also is a way for

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    Young Americans and the Role they Play Ever since the United States decided to have a president, there has always been controversy on how to elect the right leader of our country. We will be looking at the qualifications such as: accomplishments, experiences in education, government, military, political and world views, and character needed in a person to be the best leader possible to represent this country. What qualifications should be used in electing a president? There are many qualifications

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    Franklin Roosevelt: Man of the Year Assuming the Presidency at the depth of the Great Depression, Franklin D. Roosevelt helped the American people regain faith in themselves. He brought hope as he promised prompt, vigorous action, and asserted in his Inaugural Address, "the only thing we have to fear is fear itself." When the nation was at it’s worst, Roosevelt was at his best. In his first 100 days in office, Roosevelt pushed through many new programs in order to help fix the problems of the

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    Turned Upside Down

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    war against the Japanese, for they may have created larger problems. You can observe this in Document H when Harry S. Truman declared "…We have used it in order to shorten the agony of war, in order to save lives of thousands and thousands of young Americans." The third reason was to make sure America was the first to succeed in producing and effectively using an atomic bomb, to beat the Germans. In Document H Harry S. Truman states "We won the race of discovery against the Germans". The forth reason

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    moved onto the House of Representatives and Senate (“Biographical Data for John S. McCain”). In April of 1999, McCain announced his candidacy for President, stating his mission to “restore integrity into the office, reform government, and renew the American dream”(“The John McCain Story”). Senator McCain’s platform is “classic GOP conservatism…a strong defense, less government regulation, tax reductions, local oversight of education…”(“The Issue: Senator John McCain “). McCain has endeavored to fulfill

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    feeling is amplified by the setting of the institution, the patients and Kesey’s tone throughout the novel. The setting of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a mental institution, in the countryside of Oregon during the 1960’s. At this time young Americans began to challenge conformity and live their lives around peace, love and drugs. LSD was a drug used both during the political uprising and in the novel as treatment for mental disorders. Kesey discusses how the world within the ward mirrors the

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    California's history. At age 12, Dave's teachers risked their careers to notify the authorities and saved his life. Upon Dave's removal, he was made a ward of the court and placed in foster care until he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force at age 18. As a young adult Dave was determined to better himself--no matter what the odds. As a member of the armed forces, Dave was hand-picked to midair refuel the highly secretive SR-71 Blackbird and the F-117 Stealth Fighter, which played a major role in Operations

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