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  • Aids - 1,443 words
    AIDS Gonzales 1 The Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was first discovered in 1981 as a unique and newly recognized infection of the body's immune system (Mellors 3). The name AIDS was formally know as GRIDS (Gay Related Immune Defiance Syndrome). The first case of AIDS was discovered in Los Angeles, where scientists from the CDC (Center for Disease Control) were called in on a half dozen cases. The CDC was convinced what they were seeing was a new strand of virus. None of the staff members had ever seen a strand of virus that could do so much destruction to the immune system like this one did. Many theories about this disease were in question. Many scientists believed it originated ...
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  • Alamo - 996 words
    Alamo THE ALAMO In San Antonio in early 1836, 6,000 Mexicans marched to The Alamo to fight a groups of Texas of 187 strong, They were led by Colonel William B. Travis. During 10 days of fighting, the Mexicans climbed over the wall's of The Alamo., to defeat the Texans they killed a woman . her baby, and a slave were killed. Among the dead were frontiersmen Davy Crockett and the Bowie brothers. Following, is a description of how the Alamo fell. On February 24, 1836 Colonel Travis wrote a letter requesting aid in his own handwriting to all the people of Texas and all Americans. It was carried to Gonzales by Captain Albert Martin, It was first delivered upon his arrival on the Feb 25th to Smith ...
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  • Heavy Metal - 1,331 words
    Heavy Metal The Effect of Heavy Metal Music Musical preferences are as diverse as the people who listen to it. Different types of music have different reputations. Heavy metal music is often labeled as negative. Yet others find it a harmless form of music. The argument presented in this paper will show that heavy metal music poses no threat to the well-being of its listeners. Like other types of music, such as jazz, blues, and even rap. The distinct style of heavy metal music can be grouped into three main sections (Ratliff 1). One popular style of heavy metal is death metal. Death metal has a more dark sound and eerie style than other forms of heavy metal. The music itself is fast, heavy, a ...
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  • Heavy Metal - 1,324 words
    Heavy Metal Musical preferences are as diverse as the people who listen to it. Different types of music have different reputations. Heavy metal music is often labeled as "negative." Yet others find it a harmless form of music. The argument presented in this paper will show that heavy metal music poses no threat to the well-being of its listeners. Like other types of music, such as jazz, blues, and even rap. The distinct style of heavy metal music can be grouped into three main sections (Ratliff 1). One popular style of heavy metal is death metal. Death metal has a more dark sound and eerie style than other forms of heavy metal. The music itself is fast, heavy, and loud. The images that death ...
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  • Hip Hop - 1,161 words
    Hip Hop Hip-Hops has lost its original goal of wanting to unite people, today it's a way to market violence. I. Hip-Hop started in the west Bronx in the early 1970s. A. Hip-Hop wasnt excepted mainstream until 1979. B. The first known Hip-Hop group was The Sugarhill Gang. II. As the 80s began more people became aware of the culture that was now known as Hip-Hop A. It started as a positive thing to unite underprivileged kids. 1. There was a song like "Stop the Violence." 2. Public Enemy and other groups encouraged listeners to stop eating beef. B. Hip-Hop was looked upon by the adult world as dangerous and evil. C. Hip-Hop crossed with pop culture when Aerosmith and Run DMC teamed up, opening ...
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  • Hip Hop - 1,094 words
    ... icized their anti-police stance.( Ro 114) Andre "Dr. Dre" Young, from the NWA crew never dreamed that Straight Outta Compton would change hip-hop and American youth, and told author Ronin Ro that, now Hersh 3 that it has, he regrets it. Ronin Ro, a well known writer for the Source, and his own book Gangsta, says: that if you simply glance at the rise in murders reported in your local newspaper, youll see how the drive-bys and jackings mentioned by NWA years ago have become a full-scale reality, to the point where these quaint slang terms have now been incorporated into the English language(....)Fourteen kids (age nineteen and under) will be killed in gun accidents, suicides, or homicides ...
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  • Mainstream Society - 520 words
    Mainstream Society In the poem I am Joaquin written by poet/writer Rodolfo Gonzales portrays how his culture battles but still survive in todays mainstream society. Gonzales knows that his ancestors lost the economic battle, but still managed to survive culturally. He also understands that he must fight so the future can be bright for his sons and he must let them know how hard it was to be where he is now. Gonzales is pleased that he hasnt been trapped in todays mainstream society and that he is not ashamed because of his heritage background. Gonzales also writes about how he endures in a society that brings him down because of his cultural background. Gonzales wants his kids to understan ...
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  • Rap History - 1,341 words
    Rap History Rap music as a musical form began among the youth of South Bronx, New York in the mid 1970s. Individuals such Kool Herc and Grandmaster Flash were some of the early pioneers of this art form. Through their performances at clubs and promotion of the music, rap consistently gained in popularity throughout the rest of the 1970s. The first commercial success of the rap song "Rapper's Delight" by the Sugar Hill Gang in 1979 helped bring rap music into the national spotlight. The 1980s saw the continued success of rap music with many artists such as Run DMC (who had the first rap album to go gold in 1984), L.L. Cool J, Fat Boys, and west coast rappers Ice-T and N.W.A becoming popular. ...
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  • Rap History - 1,353 words
    ... f the music. Sometimes advantaged neighborhoods of South Central Los Angeles, although performers like Philadelphia's Schoolly D probed that the genre was not specific to the area. Boogie Down Productions laid down a prototype that was taken to more extreme measures by N.W.A., who reported on the crime, sex and violence of the ghetto with an explicit verve that some viewed as verging on celebration rather than journalism. Enormously controversial, and enormously popular with record buyers, several N.W.A. members went on to stardom as solo acts, including Ice Cube, Eazy-E, and Dr. Dre. The most popular and controversial of the militant rappers, the New York based Public Enemy, were perhap ...
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  • Samuel Houston - 1,085 words
    ... s imprisoned. Houston returned to law and set up his practice in Nacogdoches where he joined the Roman Catholic Church as required by Mexican law. Houston returned east, to Washington, D.C. and then New York City, to meet with his legal client, The Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company. Houston was soon named Commander-in-Chief by the Nacogdoches Committee of Vigilance. The Texas Provisional Government, on the motion of Merriweather W. Smith, named Sam Houston a Major General in the Texas Army. On January 14, 1836, Houston addresses his troops at Goliad and orders Jim Bowie to return to San Antonio and blow up the Alamo. Houston was granted a furlough from the army to travel to an Indian ...
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  • Tennessee - 1,567 words
    Tennessee Williams Written By who cares Tennessee Williams was born Thomas Lanier Williams March 26, 1911, in Columbus, Mississippi. He was the son of Cornelius Coffin and Edwina (Dakin) Williams. His father, Cornelius, was a traveling salesman who traveled constantly, and moved his family several times during the first decade of Williams life. For the first seven years of Williams life, he, his mother, and his sister Rose lived with Mrs. Williams father, the Episcopalian clergyman. Cornelius often abused Williams, by calling him Miss Nancy, because he preferred books to sports. Williams mother, Edwina Williams, was a southern belle, and the daughter of a clergyman. She is frequently cited a ...
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  • Tennessee Williams Summer And Smoke - 992 words
    Tennessee Williams` Summer And Smoke The most striking feature of Tennessee Williams Summer and Smoke as performed at the Guthrie Theater was the transformation of the characters. There are several elements that reflect this transformation. These elements are set, costumes and character mannerisms, which are all symbolic. As a result of these complexities, the audience is exposed to a very deep and meaningful production. Summer and Smoke illustrates the transformation of the human mind and body through eloquent symbolic subtleties that are present through out the play. The set is a powerful tool in the hands of it's designer. The feel of a set to the audience and the characters is an importa ...
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