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  • Baby Face Nelson - 753 words
    Baby Face Nelson "BABY FACE" NELSON DEAD: LIFE IN REVIEW "Baby Face" Nelson's shredded body was discovered today, lying naked in a ditch near Niles, Illinois, after a deadly encounter with 2 FBI agents yesterday, November 27,1934. The FBI agents, Sam Cowley and Herman Hollis, were also tragically killed in the crossfire. "Baby Face" Nelson, real name was Lester M. Gillis. He went by many other aliases such as George Nelson, Alex Gillis, and "Big George." He grew up with the Chicago street gangs, which is where his gang members named him "Baby Face Nelson," despite the fact that he hated it. By the age of 14 he was stealing cars. In his teens he took part in stealing tires, running stills, bo ...
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  • Doll Story Plot - 565 words
    Doll Story Plot This short story, "The Doll" is about poor out of work okies back in the early 1930's looking for any type of job they can find, so they can get paid or something to eat. Mrs. Hollis and the two okies are the main characters in the story. The story tells about these okies asking for work from a well off woman, Mrs. Hollis, and how she treats them. In spite of her will to help them, she eventually sends them away after meager payment and food. The story starts off as two ragged boys walk up Mrs. Hollis' lawn coming from the camp, where poor out of work families live. They were two "okies" looking for a job to get some food. Mrs. Hollis is disgusted at all of the dirt and ragge ...
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  • During The Past Quarter Century, Abortion Has Joined Race And - 1,440 words
    During the past quarter century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most debatable subject of controversy in the United States. It discusses human interaction where ethics, emotions and law come together. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemma that faces many individuals to create a emotional and violent atmosphere. There are many points of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are "pro-choice" and "pro-life". A pro-choicer would feel that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the mothers and the state has no right to interfere. A pro-lifer would hold that from the moment of conception, the embryo or fetus is alive. This life imposes on us a m ...
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  • During The Past Quarter Century, Abortion Has Joined Race And War - 1,622 words
    During the past quarter century, abortion has joined race and war as one of the most debatable subjects of controversy in the United States. It discusses human interaction where ethics, emotions and law are combined. Abortion poses a moral, social and medical dilemmas that focus many individuals to create an emotional and violent atmosphere. There are many points of view toward abortion but the only two fine distinctions are "pro-choice" and "pro-life". A pro-choice person would feel that the decision to abort a pregnancy is that of the mothers and the state should have no right to interfere. A pro- life person would hold that from the moment of conception, that the embryo or fetus is alive. ...
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  • Edgar Allan Poe - 2,643 words
    Edgar Allan Poe In the Valley of the Shodows Edgar Allan Poe was born at 33 Hollis Street, Boston, Mass., on January 19, 1809, the son of poverty stricken actors, David, and Elizabeth (born Arnold) Poe. His parents were then filling an engagement in a Boston theatre, and the appearances of both, together with their sojourns in various places during their wandering careers, are to be plainly traced in the play bills of the time. Paternal Ancestry The father of the poet was one David Poe of Baltimore, Maryland, who had left the study of the law in that city to take up a stage career contrary to the desire of his family. The Poes had settled in America some two or three generations prior to the ...
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  • Gun Control - 1,533 words
    Gun Control In 1988, handguns killed 7 people in Great Britain, 19 in Sweden, 53 in Switzerland, 25 in Israel, 13 in Australia, 8 in Canada, and 8,915 in the United States. These figures are shocking and there doesn't seem to be a solution. Gun control is a problem that our country has got to face. ("Gun Control"). One of the most alarming issues dealing with gun control is juvenile violence. A large percent of crimes committed with guns are by children. No one has yet been able to pinpoint the exact reason children committed such a terrible crime. Many experts feel that risk factors associated with juvenile crime are poverty, repeated exposure to violence, drugs, easy access to firearms, an ...
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  • Leadership Examples Log - 507 words
    Leadership Examples Log Leadership Examples Log Wednesday, August 23, 2000-The head football coach, Joe Hollis, shortened practice today because he said that the team was tired and needed some extra rest to make sure our legs are fresh for our first game on September 2, against North Carolina State. I think this displays his specialized role as a leader. That kind of decision rests singularly on his shoulders, players and coaches follow his decision because of his specialized role as the head football coach. Thursday, August 24, 2000- I read an article in Sports Illustrated about my favorite baseball player, Greg Maddux, pitcher for the Atlanta Braves. It discussed how well respected he was ...
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  • Starting A Business - 991 words
    ... es and twenty-five pages in length. This business plan will acquire lots of time and effort and for that reason a lot of people do not get one done. Ways to Get Money to Start the Business There are various different funds available for new business ventures to try and create more jobs in Canada. Entrepreneurs are more then welcome and advised to come into the Canadian economy. To get these funds the business plan has to be completed. The funds available are for many different types of people. There are special ones for immigrant entrepreneurs, womens entrepreneurs, and young entrepreneurs. Loans from the government are available in several different places. Some of these include: ACOA - ...
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