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  • The Debt Ceiling Crisis - a Political Debate

    The Debt Ceiling Crisis - a Political Debate

    The Debt Ceiling Crisis: A Political Debate The American government, whose bright history, inspired by ideals such as liberty, equality, and democracy, now faces a serious fiscal obstacle. The United States must increase its debt ceiling in order to avoid default, be able to pay government bills, and its investors.

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    Essay Length: 2,524 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: July 21, 2011
  • The Declaration of Independence

    The Declaration of Independence

    Genesis Soto Roque American Government 3RD Block 9/27/11 On July 4th 1776, The Declaration of Independence was finally written, voted on and signed to establish liberty in America. Before and after this document was created, there was a journey and war for freedom called the American Revolution. The American Revolution

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    Essay Length: 575 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 13, 2011
  • The Defict

    The Defict

    The Deficit The issue of the deficit and budget has taken over the headline news. Many are saying if we don't curb our spending our children will suffer in the future. The main reason our spending is out of control is our government has spent an outrageous amount of money

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    Essay Length: 2,060 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2012
  • The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen

    The Demon Lover by Elizabeth Bowen

    The story "The Demon lover" by Elizabeth Bowen can represent both a ghost and pshychological drama story. Mentally the story is a pshycholigical drama. It is filled with many delusions of past memories that still haunted Mrs. Kathleen Drover. She confuses herself between World War II with World War I

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    Essay Length: 439 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 1, 2011
  • The Devils Playground

    The Devils Playground

    The Devils Playground was a very interesting movie. Though I already have watched it sophomore year in Sociology, I was reminded about all of the neat things that I learned from that movie. The movie really taught me about the Amish ways of life and how they view the "English".

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    Essay Length: 465 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 26, 2012
  • The Difference Between Economics and Politics

    The Difference Between Economics and Politics

    Economics is the science that deals with goods and services and the welfare of humankind, while politics, on the other hand, is the science of running governmental affairs. Nonetheless, over the years there has been a strong and obvious relationship between economics and politics. Economic theories serve as the platform

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    Essay Length: 607 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 12, 2013
  • The Different Views of Web Dubois and Booker T Washington

    The Different Views of Web Dubois and Booker T Washington

    The Different Views of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois Between the years of 1877 and 1915, Black Americans faced poverty, slavery, and discrimination. Many blacks, especially those living in the south, were uneducated and looked up to strong African-American figures in their community. Two notable leaders that stepped

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    Essay Length: 2,661 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

    The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb

    Just before the beginning of World War II, on August 2, 1939, Albert Einstein wrote to then President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Einstein among several other scientists told Roosevelt of efforts in Nazi Germany to purify uranium-235 that potentially could be used to build an atomic bomb. Shortly after that the

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    Essay Length: 1,217 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: September 17, 2013
  • The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans

    The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans

    The Economic and Cultural Reaction to the Native Americans Migrating through the new ice-free valleys to the edge of North America, 54 million people lived in the 'New World' by the time of European discovery in 1492. Tribes flourished in this new landscape and created a model for sophisticated society.

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    Essay Length: 905 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 10, 2011
  • The Effects on African Slaves on Plantations in the Americas

    The Effects on African Slaves on Plantations in the Americas

    Plantation slavery was instituted for economic gain for white plantation owners. The very act of owning another human being may have impacted on the masters, but on the slaves themselves the impact was devastating and long lasting, affecting every aspect of their lives. There is a huge amount of anecdotal

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    Essay Length: 2,350 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: May 14, 2011
  • The Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building

    The Empire State Building:  FACTS: The Empire State Building was one of the first sky scraper in New York. It is one of the most recognizable structures in the world. An U.S. national historic landmark, it is a symbol of New York since it was completed in 1931. It

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    Essay Length: 423 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 17, 2011
  • The Environment Paper

    The Environment Paper

    The Environment Paper Within the 20th century, we had amongst us some really great poets, authors, writers, and editors. Each individual had their own opinion, belief and custom ways. Contained by, their political, social, physical, and moral view. For example, William Dean Howells (1837 - 1920) was an American author

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    Essay Length: 678 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2012
  • The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002

    The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002

    The Establishment of the Department of Homeland Security as Established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002 An Analysis and Report Zachary Stackhouse Political Science 101: Introduction October 24, 2011 Introduction On September 11th, 2001, The United States of America and the rest of the world stared and watched as

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    Essay Length: 1,448 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 5, 2011
  • The Evolution of the Internet

    The Evolution of the Internet

    The Evolution of the Internet The Internet has truly revolutionized the world. From its extremely humble beginnings to its rapid growth, nothing in perhaps the history of the world has brought so much information to the masses and has helped individuals communicate with others. While the Internet might seem simplistic

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    Essay Length: 1,558 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: August 1, 2011
  • The Female House Niggers

    The Female House Niggers

    "The Female House Niggers" This story was very intriguing as she starts the story on how black women have endured more than a cotton picking man in the fields of a scorching hot summer. The infidelity, torture, the master wives, and even including the sexuality and non-pure of the accusations

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    Essay Length: 403 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 18, 2013
  • The Fictitious Line Between the Puritans and the Native Americans

    The Fictitious Line Between the Puritans and the Native Americans

    Gabrielle Burt American Literature Mr. Robert Nagel 3 June 2016 The Fictitious Line Between The Puritans and The Native Americans Macintosh HD:Users:gabrielleburt:Desktop:narragansett-hero-H.jpeg When I think of a captivity narrative, I think of a story about a person taken as a captive into a culture or civilization that has different beliefs,

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    Essay Length: 1,379 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 2, 2016
  • The First American Flag

    The First American Flag

    The First American Flag The American flag has been a symbol of our nation's strength and unity for more than 200 years. It has been a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. While today's flag is famous worldwide it all began with a flag created in 1776.

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    Essay Length: 474 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2012
  • The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths

    The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths

    The Five Percenters or the Nation of Gods and Earths as the refer to themselves is a religious organization and is an off shoot of the Nation of Islam. However, just as muslims, they themselves do not describe their beliefs as a religion but simply as "a natural way of

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    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 15, 2011
  • The Five Points - Neighborhood in New York City

    The Five Points - Neighborhood in New York City

    The Five-Points The Five points was a neighborhood in New York City that was developed in the 1820s. It was famous slum in the middle of the intersection of Anthony, Orang, Mulberry, Cross and Little Water and the eastern corner of a public park called "Paradise Square. The name "Five

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    Essay Length: 872 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: May 15, 2011
  • The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967

    The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967

    The Foundations of the Newark Riots: 1967 Newark is a fast-paced industrial city, known for being the largest city in the state of New Jersey and for holding the headquarters prominent businesses such as Prudential. In addition to Newark's greatness, however, comes a history of shame, discrimination, violence, and anarchy.

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    Essay Length: 5,198 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: June 21, 2011
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