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- My Posse Dont Do Homework - 865 words
My Posse Don't Do Homework Johnsons My Posse Dont Do Homework is an excellent book in the way that it describes the looked over and ignored kids of schools around the nation. My Posse Dont Do Homework shows us how important it is to nurture and care for students and tell each and everyone of those students how important they are and they, too, can make a difference. When Ms. Johnson had the class on the first day of school, the students were all prepared to "work" their way through yet another substitute or permanent teacher. According to the book My Posse Dont Do Homework, when Ms. Johnson had asked about Miss Shepard, the group of students former teacher, one girl replied that she "had bee ...
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- Adventures Of Huck Finn By Mark Twain - 440 words
Adventures Of Huck Finn By Mark Twain Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is a true American classic. Twain creates a tremendous story about a boy, Huck, and a slave, Jim, who together overcome obstacles, and eventually reach their goals. Huck helps so many others despite leading a terrible home life. Before the novel begins, Huck Finn has led a life of absolute freedom. His drunken and often missing father has never paid much attention to him; his mother is dead and so, when the novel begins, Huck is not used to following any rules. Huck is boy who was made for the frontier, where he grows up. He is very practical, and has alot of common sense, allowing him to think situations through, and decid ...
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- Apocalypses Theme - 1,893 words
Apocalypses Theme "All I smelled was rotten bodies," Texas Ranger, Roy Coffman said during his testimony at the murder and conspiracy trial of 11 Branch Davidians. The dead were found in the rubble of the April 19 fire that destroyed the compound, killing more than 75 Branch Davidians, including the sect's leader, David Koresh, and 17 children. Perhaps the worst case of the federal government's overreaching in American history, the 1993 Waco tragedy has caused Americans to ask the question of how much military involvement will citizens allow in their everyday lives before they lose their rights as individuals. In February, 1993, 4 federal agents were killed in an assault on the compound of t ...
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- Belly - 806 words
Belly Belly is one of the most controversial films in America. It is one of the most technically polished Hip-hop films to date. Does it have great acting? No, it does not, but DMX as Boz has a solid performance while the other actors do a believable job considering they are by nature rappers and not actors. A good action movie? Yes, it builds refreshingly and unexpectedly to a spirit of redemption and responsibility while containing a variety of action sequences for your buck. A movie for the whole family? No, but is a hip-hop teenagers favorite but is too hard for the younger and older audiences limiting its success. Rap artists do three of the four main acting performances. DMX gives a so ...
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- Breakdancing - 370 words
Breakdancing Breakdancing Breakdancing a form of African American dance that emerged from the hip hop culture of the South Bronx, New York, during the mid-1970s. Drawing upon several African American dance forms, break dancing coalesced in the 1970s and reached its peak in popularity during the 1980s. Breakdancing developed out of the Bronx, New York, disco scene. When disco DJs changed records, dancers would fill the resulting musical breaks, or "breakbeats," with movements that emphasized the rupture in rhythmic continuity. These highly acrobatic interludes developed into a new genre that mixed Afrodiasporic dance styles, reflecting the influence of the lindy-hop, the Charleston, the cakew ...
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- Christian Antisemitism - 1,287 words
... hern France; he wrote that Jews are "more perfidious and faithless than demons." (20) Persecution of Jews continued right into the Reformation and became more vicious. Identification of Jews with Satan became increasingly explicit. Erasmus (1466-1536), the Dutch philosopher and theologian, wrote, "If it is the part of a good Christian to detest the Jews, then we are all good Christians." (21) Lest one should place all this anti-Semitism at the door of the Catholic Church, no less a Protestant hero than Martin Luther denounced Jews as children of the devil. In 1542 Luther published Against the Jews and Their Lies, a 200-page rant which includes the following: Know, O adored Christ, and ma ...
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- Civil Disobedience - 4,585 words
Civil Disobedience I heartily accept the motto, That government is best which governs least; and I should like to see it acted up to more rapidly and systematically. Carried out, it finally amounts to this, which also I believe--That government is best which governs not at all; and when men are prepared for it, that will be the kind of government which the will have. Government is at best but an expedient; but most governments are usually, and all governments are sometimes, inexpedient. The objections which have been brought against a standing army, and they are many and weighty, and deserve to prevail, may also at last be brought against a standing government. The standing army is only an a ...
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- Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks - 1,432 words
Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks Computers, Hackers, And Phreaks The Internet is a wondrous place. Practically anything you could ever want is available on the Net. It's like a big city, it has the highly prestigious areas, and the sex-ridden slums (Mitchell). It has the upstanding citizens, and it has the criminals. On the Net, crime is more abundant than in a large city, though, mainly because of the difficulties in tracking and prosecuting offenders. Even from its beginnings, the Internet has always been a battlefield between phreaks and administrators. The Internet hasn't always been a public forum. In fact, the Internet has been around for years. The Internet is just a new fad (Larson). ...
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- Copyright And Patent Fraud - 1,429 words
... became involved in this lawsuit with a motorcycle parts and repair shop called the Hog Farm in San Jose, California, in 1991. The Hog Farm owners argued that a hog referred to any large motorcycle. In this case, Harley-Davidson filed for a trademark of the nickname hog, and was able to win the case. (Fritz 30) An article in the Los Angeles Times reports that on July 5th, 1995, Federal agents raided a stuffy yellow warehouse in downtown Los Angeles, where twelve men were cheating the Chanel Clothing Company of large profits. These few men make money by copying Chanel's crossed C logo and selling the fake product with a 500-per cent markup. (Simon A1) Most counterfeiting products tend to ...
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- Draculas Death - 604 words
Dracula's Death Dracula's Death In Bram Stroker's infamous novel, Dracula, he tries to explain the life of the undead, then continues to explain how to kill these creatures of the night. We find out that you must stab a vampire in the heart with a wooden stake, and then slash off their head. This is the only way that we are led to believe that you may be able to kill these undead. We learn this through Stoker's vampire expert Van Helsing, he seems to be the most educated on the subject of the undead and creatures of the night, otherwise known as vampires. He explains to the rest of the posse, which consists of; Harker, Quincy, Dr. Seaward, and the Van Helsing, on how this feat must be done. ...
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- Even From Its Humble Beginnings, The Internet Has Always Been A Battlefield - 1,757 words
Even from it's humble beginnings, the Internet has always been a battlefield between phreaks and administrators Thesis: Even from it's humble beginnings, the Internet has always been a battlefield between phreaks and administrators. I. Introduction II. Background of the Internet A. Origins B. Growth 1. Colleges 2. Private Institutions C. Early Users D. Recent Changes 1. Easy Accessibility a. Online Services b. Public Dial-Ups 2. Resource Explosion III. Design A. No Central Hub B. Easy Additions 1. Little Discipline 2. Hard to Remove IV. Breaking In A. How to Do it B. Examples 1. Voice Mail Box 2. Kevin Lee Poulsen 3. Tonya Harding 4. Mark Abene V. Prevention A. CERT B. Newer Security Systems ...
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- Letter From Birmingham Jail - 1,451 words
Letter From Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr.'s essay, A Letter From Birmingham Jail has become a classic for good reason. Martin Luther King was an excellent writer and speaker, appealing not only to the logical side of most people, but also to their emotional side. He was an intelligent man, keeping up with all the current events of not only the nation but the world, and was well read in issues of the past. What he said and wrote came from deep inside him and was influenced by his belief in God and Jesus Christ. His essay took his knowledge and his talents of persuasion, and summed up what he was working for and what he believed in. When he stated, "Anyone who lives inside the U.S. ca ...
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- On August 14, 1851 In Griffin, Georgia, John Henry Holliday Was Born To Henry Burroughs And Alice Jane Holliday Their First C - 1,429 words
... Clanton, his sons, Ike, Phin, and Billy, and the McLaury brothers lost no time expressing their negative feelings for Doc and his gang. Doc had become quite famous as a gunman by the time he had reached Tombstone. Several men had died in encounters with him. At any rate, Holliday was a welcome addition to the Earp's fight with the Cowboy faction. Doc and Kate's arguments were frequent, but not really serious until Kate got drunk and abusive. Doc, at this point, decided that enough was enough and threw her out. Sheriff Behan and Deputy Stilwell found Kate on one of her drunken binges, still berating Doc for throwing her out. They sympathized with her and fed her more whiskey, and then pe ...
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- On June 5th, 1850 Pat Garrett Is Born In Chambers County, Alabama One Of Seven Children, He Was The Son Of John Lumpkin Garre - 834 words
On June 5th, 1850 Pat Garrett is born in Chambers County, Alabama. One of seven children, he was the son of John Lumpkin Garrett and Elizabeth Ann Jarvis Garrett. In 1873, John Garrett purchased a Louisiana plantation in Claiborne Parish. Pat went to school and grew up there. On January 25th, 1869 (after the civil war), Garrett leaves Louisiana to become a buffalo hunter in Texas. After the slaughter of buffaloes became unprofitable in 1878, Garrett settles down in Fort Sumner, New Mexico. On January 18th, 1880, he marries Apolinaria Gutierrez. The couple had 9 children. On July 19th, 1878 the Lincoln County, New Mexico, War draws to an end following the Five Days Battle at Lincoln. Henry Mc ...
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- Racism Today - 1,175 words
RACISM TODAY "...Everybody jumped on him, beat the hell out of him... Everybody was hitting him or kicking him. One guy was kicking at his spine. Another guy hitting on the side of the face... He was unconscious. He was bleeding. Everybody had blood on their forearms. We ran back up the hill laughing... He should have died... He lost so much blood he turned white. He got what he deserved" (Ridgeway 167.) The skinheads who performed this random act of racial violence in 1990, had no reason to brutally beat their victim other than the fact that he was Mexican (Ridgeway 167). Racism is objectively defined as any practice of ethnic discrimination or segregation. Fortunately, racial violence is s ...
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- The 1960s - 1,315 words
The 1960s Luke Laubaugh 3-11-99 research paper rough draft The 1960s was a decade that forever changed the culture and society of America. The 1960s were widely known as the decade of peace and love, not because the world had become a utopia but, in my opinion, because of the heavy use of the popular hallucinogenic drugs by the American youth. In reality minorities were struggling to gain freedom from segregation and thousands of American soldiers and Vietnamese civilians were being killed in the highly disputed war in Vietnam. On February 20, 1960 four black college freshmen from the Negro Agricultural and Technical College in Greensboro, North Carolina quietly walked into a restaurant and ...
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- The Cyber War - 1,311 words
The Cyber War The Internet is a wondrous place. Practically anything you could ever want is available on the Net. Its like a big city, it has distinguished areas, and the sex- ridden slums. It has the upstanding citizens, and it has the criminals. On the Net there really is more crime than in a large city, though, mainly because of the difficulties in tracking and prosecuting offenders. Even from its beginnings the Internet has been a battlefield between phreaks and administrators. The Internet has not always been a public forum. In fact the Internet has been around for years. It is just a new fad (The More I Learn A1). The Net originally began as DARPANET, a governmentcreated network, which ...
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- The Life Of Doc Holliday - 1,315 words
... and, therefore, his aim was off. Doc fired several shots, all of them missing their mark, and Joyce hit Doc on the head with his pistol. Joyce ended up with a shot through the hand, the saloon's bartender was shot in a toe on his left foot, and Doc was arrested and charged for assault with a deadly weapon. He was found guilty of the charge and fined. On March 15, 1881 a stagecoach was held up and its driver and a passenger were killed. The "Cowboys" took this opportunity to try to get rid of Doc. They stated that he was one of the four holdup men. The local lawman, Sheriff Behan and Deputy Stilwell, found "Big Nose" Kate in a drunken state after another of her and Doc's break-ups. The go ...
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