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BNL - When I Fall Poetry
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.... boardroom he looks into as he washes the windows. Here he addresses the change he wants to make in his life and states that he would like to swap places with the business men in the room. However, he realizes that this is impossible because they would never agree to lower themselves to the stature of a window washer. When he realizes this, his thoughts become radical and he contemplates suicide. By the end of the song however, he pulls himself together and realizes that what he does and who is does have some value in the world.
All of this is brought to the reader by an abundant use of figurative language throughout the song. For Instance, the scaf .....
Why The Civil War Was Unavoidable
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.... the states and that each state should have the right to make their
own laws. When Lincoln was elected the Southerners felt that he would be
in favor of the North in all his decisions and not treat it equally. This
sectional difference really set the pathway for war because the southern
states soon would want to secede and seceding was a major cause of the war.
Another area that caused differences between the North and South
parts of the United States was the taxes being put on the imported goods
coming in. When the tariff bill was passed, it hurt the South because it
increased the prices on all of the imports coming in from Europe. The
The Boston Massacre
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.... were even getting worried for their daughters, because the
soldiers would make sexual remarks towards them. Many red-coats were in
search of different off-duty jobs, which meant they would be taking away
jobs from the Boston laborers. Many times when the soldiers left their
barracks and were walking about the town, carried large clubs, for the
purpose of assaulting the people.
Many would say that the colonists had every right to be mad and
irritated. But what about the soldiers. They were just taking commands
from the country that they are defending and fighting for. To them they
were just doing the right thing. But we all know that th .....
The Indians And Losing Their Homes
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.... security while replacing it with fear and apprehension.
The Sioux tribe of Indians were a breed of people entirely different from the white man. They believed in spiritual guidance, but not spiritual worshipping. This was a major conflict to what most other people in the United States believed. They did not believe in any Bible or other books to tell them what to do, they lived by the theory of a higher power and spirits. they believed the Indian mind to be split into two parts, the spiritual and the physical. The spiritual was concerned with only the essence of things. On the contrary, the physical allowed one to see only things that were .....
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.... give us a very descriptive look at life during the Moche period. Pots were molded into lifelike representations of people, crops, domestic or wild animals, marine life and houses. Other pots like "Vessel" were painted with scenes of both ceremonial and everyday life. From these pots, archaeologists know that Moche society was very class conscious. This particular ceramic is decorated in reddish brown over a white background with a Moche priest performing a ritual beneath a starry sky. Such a ceramic would have been actually used in a religious ceremony to store various sacred liquids needed for the completion of such an act.
The most important .....
Witchcraft At Salem
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.... is a justification more
believable than that of the village doctor.
It is a human tendency to jump to conclusions without knowing all of the
facts. In the case described above, the village doctor probably did not
feel that he was jumping to conclusions because of the abundance of
"witches" in those days. Even today, with the abundance of knowledge about
the way things work, some hasten to postulate "God's doings" as the answers
to all of our unanswered questions. Are we on this earth because "God put
us here"? Was it a chance arrangement of amino acids in a molecular pool
which evolved into a human being? Or does the answer lie in some differe .....
Fort Pillow Attack
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.... A careful study performed by Dr. John Wyeth revealed
the following information: from April 9-11, 1864, troops under the
command of Ben McCulloch, Tyree Harris Bell, and Brig. General James
Chalmers marched non-stop to Fort Pillow to begin their assault under the
command of General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Confederate sharpshooters
claimed the lives of several key Union officers during the morning assault
on the fort. The losses included the commanding officer Major Loinel F.
Booth, and his second in command shortly after that. These losses created
a complete breakdown of order and leadership among the Union troops within
the fort. (251) During t .....
Civil War Timeline
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.... his brigade resists Union
attacks. Union troops fall back to Washington. President Lincoln realizes
the war will be long.
July 27, 1861 - President Lincoln appoints George B. McClellan as Commander
of the Department of the Potomac, replacing McDowell.
April 6/7, 1862 - Confederate surprise attack on Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's
unprepared troops at Shiloh on the Tennessee River results in a bitter
struggle with 13,000 Union killed and wounded and 10,000 Confederates, more
men than in all previous American wars combined. The president is then
pressured to relieve Grant but resists. "I can't spare this man; he
fights," Lincoln says.
April 24, 18 .....
Braveheart Vs. Full Metal Jacket
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.... in an attempt to rally the Scottish troops.
A young soldier contested, "William Wallace is 7 feet tall."
Wallace responded, "Yes, I've heard. He kills men by the hundreds, and if he were here he'd consume the English with fireballs from his eyes and bolts of lightning from his arse. I am William Wallace, and I see a whole army of my countrymen here in defiance of tyranny. You have come to fight as free men, and free men you are. What will you do with that freedom? Will you fight?"
In some ways he is a god to his people. He unites them to fight against insurmountable odds in the English, something no other Scottish lord could do. His contrast i .....
Its A Good Thing Harry Met Sally
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.... proves to be very interesting, indeed. We see Harry and Sally getting to know each other through endless arguments and disagreements. Although many arguments seem pointless and there just to fill space, we still watch intently, as the characters are real and funny. Crystal is a very humorous fellow, portraying his character as a talkative, intelligent and likable person, and Ryan portrays her character perfectly as a sweet, take-charge, and optimistic young woman. We laugh along, as Harry explains just why men and women can never really be friends, and the debate of whether or not sex can ruin a perfectly good friendship between a man and a woma .....