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Douglas Macarthur Commander Forces Army - 478 words
Douglas MacArthur was a US soldier, born in Little
Rock, Arkansas, USA. The son of a Union army hero
during the Civil War (they are the only father and
son to win the Congressional Medal of Honor) and a
mother ambitious for his success, he trained at
West Point (1903), rose steadily in the army, and
demonstrated his bravado on a secret mission to
Mexico (1914). In World War 1 he commanded a
brigade in combat in France (1918), where he
earned a reputation for bravery (wounded three
times) as well...
Dealing With Society Edna Pontellier's Battle With Social Class - 1,962 words
Edna Pontellier, the main character in Kate
Chopins novel The Awakening, is a woman trying to
form her own identity, both feminine and sexually,
in the repressive and Victorian Creole world of
the latter nineteenth century. She is met by a
counterpart, Mademoiselle Reisz, who is able to
live freely as a woman. Edna herself was denied
this freedom because of the respectable societal
position she had been married into and because of
her Presbyterian up bringing as a child. The role
Descartes Existence Of God - 596 words
The existence of God has been a question since the
idea of God was conceived. Descartes tries to
prove Gods existence, to disprove his Evil demon
theory, and to show that there is without a doubt
something external to ones own existence. He is
looking for a definite certainty, a foundation for
which he can base all of his beliefs and know for
a fact that they are true. Descartes overall
project is to find a definite certainty on which
he can base all his knowledge and beliefs. A
foundation that ...
Demolition Man San Angeles - 746 words
'Demolition Man' 'Demolition Man' is an action /
science fiction movie staring Sylvester Stallone
as a police officer named John Spartan, Wesley
Snipes as a criminal named Simon Phoenix, and
Sandra Bullock as an SAID officer named Lenina
Huxley. The movie begins in the year 1996 in the
'out of control' city of Los Angeles. The city is
out of control. John Spartan arrests Simon Phoenix
for a hostage situation, but the hostages are
killed and Spartan is charged with their murders.
Both men are th...
Didn Needed Life Surgery - 1,411 words
~Before I begin this letter, I want you to know
that the reason why I'm sharing this with you is
because I feel that I have to be completely honest
about something that's very personal to me.
Originally, I wanted to tell you, but I just did
not feel comfortable and I did not trust you
enough. But, I can not keep this from you any
longer. I hope after I explain this that you can
understand why I did so~ The past two years of my
life have been filled with extreme hardship.
Although I have had posi...
Depression Depressive Illness - 3,125 words
DepressionEverybody's mood varies according to
events in the world around them. People are happy
when they achieve something or saddened when they
fail a test or lose something. When they are sad,
some people say they are 'depressed', but the
clinical depressions that are seen by doctors
differ from the low mood broughton by everyday
setbacks. Psychiatrists see a range of more severe
mood disturbances and so find it easier to
distinguish these from the normal variations of
mood seen in the commu...
Dragons Sea Serpent - 1,909 words
Dragons Introduction: The dragon, long considered
a mythical creature, which indeed once existed but
is now extinct. The last one having died in
captivity in 1911, was part of a traveling zoo
where it was falsely labeled as a rare winged
garter snake. Although scientists have so lonely
disputed the existence of dragons because their
attributes, anatomy and abilities appeared
scientifically improbable. The key word being
here: "improbable" and not impossible. Few
fossils of dragons have ever bee...
Drug Addict Life Friends Care - 463 words
DRUG ADDICT Life is tough and some of us need
something just a little more. In high school all
you want to do is fit in but how can you when you
are an outsider. This world of drug use you did
not even know about so no wonder you didn't fit
it. Once introduced everybody wants to get messed
up with you cause you are really a cool person.
You start making good friends and hanging out with
them everyday. You begin to forget about your
family and everything else all you want to do is
hang out with ...
Diomedes Battle Kudos Gods - 463 words
Since Agamemnon refused to return the daughter of
a priest of Apollo, Agamemnon agrees to release
Helen only if Achilles gives him his prize of
honor. This is when Achilles found it unfair and
withdraws from the battle including all his
soldiers. Achilles then asks the gods to grant him
revenge. Agamemnon the had attacked because a
dream had encouraged him to. Paris flees the
battle with the help of a divinity and Menelaus
rages on with his brother demanding the release of
Helen. As the battle ...
Divided We Speak Space Artist Rogala - 822 words
Divided We Speak The 'Divided We Speak'
PHSCologram tryptich is a unique collaborative
study in sculpture, photography, sound and poetry,
based on an audience interactive media symphony in
six movements, by Miroslaw Rogala. The work was
commissioned and shown by the Museum of
Contemporary Art, Chicago in the Fall of 1997.
Divided We Speak has been designed to mimic life
in the information age. The viewer activates or
encounters seemingly random shards of information
(sound, computer, and video i...
Dark And Lovely Hair Mother Head - 647 words
When I was sixteen years old I was going through
teen peer pressure of trying to fit in with the
people in high school. Well, one hot summer day I
decide to relax and color my own hair without my
mother's permission. I went to B-Plus hair designs
and purchased a Dark and Lovely relaxer and Ms.
Clairol honey blonde permanent dye. Once I got
home from the hair store I sat outside and talked
with my mother and neighbor Deatrice. As soon as
my mother turned her back to go to the ice cream
man I ran ...
David Wilmot And The Wilmot Proviso - 430 words
David Wilmot David Wilmot was born in Bethany,
Pennsylvania, on January 20, 1814. Wilmot received
his academic education in Bethany and in Aurora,
New York. He was later admitted to the bar at
Wilkes barre, Pennsylvania, in 1834. He soon began
practice at Towanda, where he afterward resided.
He was first brought into public notice from his
support of Martin Van Buren in the presidential
race of 1836. He helped to found the Republican
Party and was a Republican Senator from 1861 to
Dead Poets Society Facial Expression - 1,131 words
Dead Poets Society Scene where Knox Overstreet is
on the telephone to Kris. Knox Overstreet played a
fair part in the film Dead Poets Society. One
particular scene that Knox was in was the phone
conversation with the girl he loves, Kris. The
scene starts with Knox at the telephone. The
camera closes in on his face and his fingers
dialing the telephone. The camera stays on his
face as the phone rings and awaits a pick up. When
Kris picks up the phone, Konx's facial expression
changes from one of...
Drivers Types Of Driver - 854 words
Drivers Trying to sort out what type of driver a
person might be is an extremely challenging task.
In a person's own mind, they think they are the
aggressive type of driver, or the cautious type,
but no one will ever admit that they are the 'I
got my license in a cracker jacks box driver'; .
The only fact that is certain about a person is
they are never always aggressive or cautious while
they drive. A person's driving type varies from
time, place, and, the most important reason, their
Determination Of Man's Role In Latin America - 1,433 words
Determination of Man's Role in Latin America How
society describes what is meant by a man's role is
an important definition in every culture. What is
right or wrong for men to do in terms of behavior
depends on each community, and on people's own
perceptions. Latin American culture has a strict
set of values on sexual issues, reflecting a man's
role in society. For all of the communities in
Latin America there exists a relation between a
man's role and machismo. The exaggerated sense of
Denali's Wolves National Park - 1,987 words
Argumentative essay 12/15/2004 Denali's Wolves For
many years my family and I have traveled around
the country to visit our national parks and view
the wildlife they protect. I've been from Hawaii
to Maine to the Virgin Islands. My favorite
memories as a child are those of camping with my
family in these national parks. One of the few
parks I have not had the pleasure of visiting is
Denali National Park in Alaska. Last year while
reading a magazine, I learned of something that
troubled me very m...
Discriminalize Marijuana Rolling Stone - 1,355 words
John B. Pattison Cynthia Quam English II 11/6/99
Decriminalization of Marijuana Think for a minute
about alcohol. It's something we are well
accustomed to in our every day lives. We associate
it with celebrations, parties, relaxation, and
many other things that involve leisure. What else
do we associate alcohol with How about drunk
driving and the deaths that occur as well. The
thought of alcoholism and the destruction of the
body as well families might spring in to mind.
Now think about mariju...
Days' Taking No Fish Man Book Day - 533 words
The book "The Old Man and the Sea" was written by
Hemingway in 1951. Just as Hemingway himself said,
the work is the best one he ever wrote in his
life. The book was so successful that it enabled
Hemingway to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in
1954. The story of is quite simple: an Cuban
fisherman finally fished a very big marlin after
eighty four days' taking no fish, but the fish was
too big, the old man spent three days conquering
the marlin. However, on his way home, he and the
big fish w...
Dali Lama Virtuous Child Aristotle - 885 words
Can a Child be Virtuous? In this paper I will
argue against Aristotle and his idea that children
cannot be virtuous, as we discussed in class. I
will do this by giving concrete examples that a
certain widespread religion believes in this
virtuosity of a child. I will also use a more
common example that occurs all the time in
America. Aristotle says that children cannot be
virtuous because virtues are something that, to be
acquired must be practiced over and over again. A
child has not had enoug...
Definition Paper Beauty Beautiful Physical - 458 words
Beauty is commonly referred to as "Qualities that
ignite the senses and exalt the mind." The term
"beauty" was borrowed from the French term
"beaute'." I personally believe there is no
accurate definition, because no ones eyes
interpret beauty similarly. My personal definition
is based solely on past experiences. When my eyes
adjust to view what I seem to be studying so
intently, and I am comfortably aware of the
attention I am giving it, I am assured that it is
full of beauty. To analyze its ex...
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