• 20th Century Fox Produced And Directed
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    Wilhelm Fried was born in Hungary of German-Jewish parents, and brought to America while still an infant in 1879. As William Fox, he would preside over a major Hollywood film studio of the teens and '20 s - one destined to reach even greater heights in the '30 s and '40 s as 20 th Century-Fox. In 1904 Fox purchased a Brooklyn penny arcade from animation pioneer J. Stuart Black ton, and with its profits soon had a chain of New York City movie houses. He began producing films in 1912, and in 1915 ...
  • 1983 Article Victim Articles Story
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    ... agni tude of the crime. Such minimizing of events and underestimation of words can be seen to reveal the author's viewpoint, which seems to be that such an event is insignificant. At the end of the article, there is a brief section on other lynchings that have occurred during the past month. One of the lynchings supposedly took place despite "police guards and military troops armed with teargas bombs and tanks." By making such a statement, the writer seems to be saying that the authorities h...
  • 1 Population United Kingdom
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    Britain has a diverse population that includes people with connections to every continent of the world. The ethnic origins of this population have been complicated by immigration, intermarriage, and the constant relocation of people in this highly developed industrial and technological society. Nevertheless, a few particulars about the historical formation of the population are noteworthy. Early Ethnic Groups Roman Britain Julius Caesar invaded Britain in 55 bc to conquer the native peoples, cal...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    1984 The title of the book is 1984 by George Orwell. George Orwell is a pen name for Eric Blair, his real name. The classification of this book is a combination between a historical fiction and a science fiction book. The author s purpose in writing this book was to sort of predict the future or what will happen in the upcoming years. The copyright date of the book was 1949. Harcourt Brace Jovanovic h Inc. of New York published the book. The overall purpose of this paper is to write a critical ...
  • 1983 Article Story Victim Articles
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    Out of the many articles relating to crime in the New York Times, I chose three articles dealing with racial crimes. The earliest article, dated December 16, 1883, is titles "Accused of Killing a Negro" and covers a story that could be a possible murder case. The second article is dated December 16, 1933 and the slightly sensational title, "Negro, Freed by Court, Hanged in Tennessee; Lynching Handled Quietly, Sheriff Says", sums up practically the entire article. The latest of the three articles...
  • 61692 Increase Steel Nucor Industry
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    Nucor Case Analysis Case summary: Nucor is the world's largest recycler, recycling over 10 million tons of scrap steel annually. Nucor descended from auto manufacturer Ransom E. Olds, who founded Oldsmobile. The company evolved into the Nuclear Corporation of America, which was involved in the nuclear instrument and electronics business in the 50's and early 60's. Over the next five years, Valley Sheet Metal, Vulcraft Corporation and U. S. Semi-conductor Products joined the Nuclear Corporation....
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    Joshua Sanchez May 7 2004 English 100 M-W Professor Hu Not so free after all Big Brothers eyes are over watching us everyday. The privacy we once had has dissipated. His focal point is in the sky like an eagle stocking its prey. The camera lenses of Big Brother dwell everywhere. Big Brother is always awake and has an eye on us. As of today, Big Brother has risen taller and mightier. He has gained the power to control what we can have knowledge about and has infiltrated into our private lives. G...
  • 18th Century Literature Society Belinda Eighteenth
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    'The Rape of Eighteenth Century Society In Restoration and Eighteenth Century literature, the writers were more apt to express their desires and experiences on paper, rather than repress their behavior and experiences that the politeness of their society prohibited. The Restoration and Eighteenth Century have often been associated with placing high moral values on good manners, courtesy, and respect. However, this is only visible when looking at the society from the exterior. Their preoccupation...
  • 2003 Est Lebanon Years Lebanese
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    Lebanon Lebanon is a Middle Eastern country that is delimitated to the west by the Mediterranean and to the east by the Syr o-African Depression. Lebanon borders Syria to the north and to the east, and Israel in the south. Lebanon's climate is "Mediterranean"; mild to cool, wet winters, and hot, dry summers. Some of Lebanon's natural resources are the limestone, salt, water and iron ore. Like any other country there are natural hazards such as dust storms and sandstorms. [ Population pressures: ...
  • 1920s And 1930s With Reference To Hemingway And Fitzgerald
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    The 1920's exemplified the changing attitudes of American's toward foreign relations, society, and leisure activities. The twenty years that fell between 1920 and 1940 were a time period that has shaped America not only because it is the darkest period in the countries history, but also because of how many lives were affected for the worst. Disillusionment and isolationism were beginning to shape parts of America by adding to the confusion that had taken place after the conclusion of WWI. This w...
  • 2nd Amendment Violence Guns Society
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    The Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America asserts, A well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. At the time when this amendment was passed, the country was still primarily an agrarian and hunting society, guns were a household item, and necessary for daily life. The armed farmer was the principal soldier in the revolution to establish an independent country. The frame...
  • 1972 Presidential Election Mcgovern Nixon Percent
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    The 1972 Presidential Election: The Changing United States and its Search for a Leader The election of 1972 was one of the largest landslide victories by a presidential candidate in United States history. President Nixon was reelected to the presidency by beating Senator George McGovern of South Dakota in an impressive victory. The Nixon landslide victory tied FDR's 60. 8 percent of the popular vote in 1936 for the second largest popular vote get in American history. Nixon's 60. 8 percent of the...
  • 1964 Presidential Election Congressional Quarterly
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    The 1964 Presidential election matched two very different candidates during one of the most critical times in American history. John F. Kennedy, the very popular president, had been assassinated only a year earlier. The Cold War was at its height, the Civil Rights Movement was at full tilt, and the situation in Vietnam was only beginning to escalate. The two major-party candidates were the Democrat Lyndon Baines Johnson, and the Republican Barry Morris Goldwater. Johnson chose Senate majority-wh...
  • 1992 Presidential Election Hampshire Primary
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    1992 Presidential Election As the voting began in the New Hampshire primary, there were only five serious contenders for the Democratic nomination. The list included Paul Tsongas (Mass. ), Bill Clinton (Ark. ), Tom Harkin, Jerry Brown (California), and Bob Kerrey (Neb. ). Clinton s strategy was to present himself as a candidate of substance by offering specific proposals that addressed most of the major problems facing the U. S. He positioned himself as a visionary leader by proposing bold prog...
  • 10 Things I Hate About U
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    The Two films we have studied recently 10 things I hate about you and Ferris Buellers day off deal with certain issues relating to youths of today s society. In some cases the films confirm our attitudes and values towards youth and others challenge them. Film techniques such as the use of dialogue, soundtrack, costuming and camera angles help portray the characters image. The film 10 things I hate about you is a story about 2 completely opposite sisters Bianca, popular and vain and Katarina Str...
  • 18th Century Literature Literary Works
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    18 th Century Literature The 18 th century is a period of great literary works. The styles are different throughout the period, but the unity of the work is still present. Much of this period focused on public and general themes, until the Pre-Romantic era when literary works began to focus upon personal expression. 18 th century literature can be broken down into three main parts: the Restoration, the Age of Pope, and Pre-Romantics. The literature of the Restoration period covers a time span fr...
  • 18th And 19th Century View On Nature
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    Through the ingenious works of poetry the role of nature has imprinted the 18 th and 19 th century with a mark of significance. The common terminology 'nature' has been reflected by our greatest poets in different meanings and understanding; Alexander Pope believed in reason and moderation, whereas Blake and Wordsworth embraced passion and imagination. The 18 th century was known as the Age of Reason, where the focus was on the search for truth and clarity in the world of disorder through reason...
  • 1984 Big Brother
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    1984 Book Report By: Claudia Yager 6 th Hour C. P. English 11 Due: February 25, 20021. ) Title: 1984 Published: Harcourt, Barc e, and Company, Inc. in 1949 Author: George Orwell Where book was acquired: Wittenberg Library: Wausau Library. 2. ) What type of book: Fiction, told in First Person 3. ) Characters: 1. ) Winston Smith- Is a 39-year-old male, who lost his wife eleven years earlier, and his mother and sister a long while before that. He is unhappy with his home, and wants to rebel agains...
  • 3 Mile Island Research Method
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    Introduction The Three Mile Island accident of 1979 was the worst nuclear power plant disaster in the United States. It happened at a time when nuclear power safety was in question and when the mention of the word Nuclear brought on thoughts of war. Also, it brought the downfall of nuclear power as a leading power resource. The significance it had on media history was it showed people how close to home the danger was and it gave a glimpse to outsiders on how local residents have lived in fear of...
  • 1984 Science Or Reality
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    Science Fiction or Reality A comparison to 1984 s society to our society. On each landing, opposite the lift shaft, the poster with the enormous face gazed from the wall. It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran (Page 3). The novel 1984 follows Winston Smith, a worker at the Ministry of Truth, who lives in a world where the government watches every move you make and attempts to contro...