• Creative Writing The Legend Of Sweating Moose Balls
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    Creative Writing: The Legend of Sweating Moose-Balls long time ago, there was nobody on the land except for one Indian tribe: TheCranchids. Then, the white man moved in, burning down their huts, killing all of the men, and taking the women to be slaves. They left all of the children alone, to survive on their own. One of the children was named Sweating Moose-Balls. His father was the chief of the tribe, and the greatest warrior that ever lived. His name was Dancing Prairie Chicken. Now that the...
  • By On Jacksonian Democrats
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    It is agreeable that the Jacksonian Democrats perceived themselves as strict guardians of the United States Constitution. It is not agreeable with how they went about preserving the political democracy, individual liberty, and equality of economic opportunity they stood for. While trying to create this balance, Jackson used tactics favorable only to his opinion. Jackson's main idea was to rid of aristocracy, giving the power to the poorer classes, standing against rich white men. The flaw in th...
  • Ethnocentrism At The Top Of The World
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    In Hans Ruesch's novel The Top of the World the author describes the life of the polar Eskimos (Inuits) in depth. The main focus of the novel is to show the differences between their culture and ours, and how the introduction of the white mans customs changed their way of life. The concepts of ethnocentrism and cultural relativism are major themes in The Top of the World. Understanding these concepts is important for a full understanding of the ways people think and behave. The Inuit society at ...
  • Bluest Eye Cholly Morrison Father
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    Seefatherheisbigandstrong Has anyone ever deliberately left you? Left you alone, feeling deserted, isolated, and by yourself? Imagine you were abandoned by those who were supposed to love you from the day you were born until this present day. How would that make you feel? In Toni Morrison's first novel, The Bluest Eye, she examines the causes, effects, and consequences of abandonment through one character, Cholly Breedlove. As well as the ways he eventually destroys himself and also those around...
  • When The White Man Came
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    When the White Men Came miss my home. I always thought I would be surrounded in its beauty forever, until they came to our land. Everyday it becomes more difficult to remember back to the days when it was ours. They took our lives away, and we were helpless. But there was nothing that we could have done. They were white men we were afraid. It began as the leaves started to change from cool green to warm red and gold. My sister had married only the night before and we were all very happy. Becaus...
  • Battle Royal Men White Young
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    Battle Royal In Ralph Ellison's essay "Battle Royal" he describes a Negro boy, timid and compliant, comes to a white smoker in a Southern town: he is to be awarded a scholarship. Together with several other Negroes he is rushed to the front of the ballroom, where a sumptuous blonde tantalized and frightens them by dancing in the nude. Blindfolded, the Negro boys stage a "battle royal, " a free-for-all in which they pummel each other to the drunken shouts of the whites. "Practical jokes," humilia...
  • Battle Royal Symbolism Exotic Dancer
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    In the story "Battle Royal" by Ralph Ellison, he uses a white, naked, exotic dancer as a big symbol in the story. Tattooed on the girl that the narrator is directing his attention to is an American Flag. The symbol of the American flag on the naked blonde girl relates to the many themes of the story such as the struggle for equality. To understand how the American flag plays its role in the story you have to look at what it represents. First, the public symbol meanings of the American flag being...
  • Dances With Wolves White Men
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    Dances with Wolves The movie Dances with Wolves was a real good movie and I enjoyed watching it. It showed how life was back in the time of the Civil War. The movie also showed how Indians lived and how they respect everything except the white men. I think you should keep on showing this movie to your other classes. When you showed this movie, all the kids in class paid attention to it and actually learned something from it because it caught there attention unlike other movies we have seen. If y...
  • African American Society Americans Lee
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    Reflection - To kill A Mockingbird/Context The 1960's was the era of the Civil Rights Movement when the African Americans began to fight for justice and for equality in the American society. It was an important time in history when discrimination, which was accepted for so long in the society, began to face the public's eyes as an issue that was worth to fight for 20 years. I was distraught when I heard my fellow classmates deliver their speeches on various events that occurred during Harper Lee...
  • Heart Of Darkness And Apocalypse Now
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    Heart of Darkness written by Joseph Conrad and 'Apocalypse Now' a movie directed by Francis Coppola are two works that parallel one another but at the same time reflect their own era in time and their creator's own personal feelings and prejudices. 'Apocalypse Now' was released in 1979 after two years in the making, as Coppola's modern interpretation to Joseph Conrad's novel, Heart of Darkness (Harris). Conrad's book is an excellent example of the advances writers and philosophers made in the ni...
  • White Men Lenape Life Book
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    1. The theme of this book was in search of ones self. I chose this theme because Catharine was in search of her self throughout the whole story. Her and her brother were taken captive by the Lenape Indian tribe and she had to search to find her self throughout her time in captivity. In the beginning when she was captured, it was awkward and confusing. This was because she was a Quaker and she didn't know if she was now an Indian or still a Quaker, because the Lenape weren't going to return her t...
  • Aboriginals Who Are The Real Invaders
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    Who are the Real Invaders? As I look into the picture it shows three or so savage looking aboriginals hiding within the bushes holding spears in their hand about to attack some innocent white men. The white men look as though one of the wheels on the wagon has broken up in the hillside so they have stop by the side of the track to change it. This picture is biased towards the white men because in the picture the aboriginals are shown sneaking up on them for no reason purely to kill them. With lo...
  • Dances With Wolves Tone Story Dunbar
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    Tone Techniques: Dances With Wolves In his novel, '; Dances With Wolves'; , Michael Blake uses several techniques throughout the story to enhance the tone displayed to the reader. Blake uses tones that vary from sad, (war times) to happy (victorious. ) Tone can be defined as the emotion or feeling set upon a reader during a novel / short story. Most times, the tone will change. It can change from sad to dramatic, happy to angry, angry to calm, or basically anything else. Tone is important becau...
  • Black Men White Blacks One
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    The first example of racism towards blacks is shown when they ten (10) young men are forced to compete in the infamous battle royal. The men are placed in a portable boxing ring, blindfolded and told to run across at the bell and give it to him right in the belly. If you dont get him, Im going to get you At the sound of the bell, the fighting begins and all the while the white people sit and watch the event unfolding before their eyes. To them, the battle is nothing more than pure entertainment ...
  • The Seminoles United States
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    The Seminole Indians are a tribe of Indians who now have territory and reservations in Florida and Oklahoma. They once belonged to the Muskogee tribe that lived along streams in what are now southern Georgia and Alabama. The Seminoles moved to Florida and Oklahoma around 1708 when the white men drove them out of their homes and took their land. The Seminoles adjusted well to life in Florida. In the late 1700 s and early 1800 s Florida was a territory of Spain, that made the Seminoles Spanish cit...
  • Forever Failure Hite Men
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    Forever Failure Everything was peaceful in my Haudenosaunee village. There were some disputes on land from time to time with other villages, but they were never as greedy as these white bearded monsters. They not only took away our homes, but also the land of our ancestors. I am one of the last ones who survived from their attacks for I led the back up warriors. Not one person from my tribe was able to defend themselves from the white men's gun, not even my father, Mountain-Lion, the bravest wor...
  • Burning Bush Stupid White
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    Burning Bush Stupid White Men... and Other Sorry Excuses for the State of the Nation Michael Moore HarperCollins 18, pp 304 Michael Moore, the satirical agent provocateur of modern American life, returns with a caustic new book that created controversy even before it was released. Planned for an autumn 2001 launch, Stupid White Men was shelved in the wake of 11 September, when its publisher, HarperCollins, balked at its anti-Bush attitude. Although 50, 000 copies had already been printed, the au...
  • Handsome Lake Indians Christianity People
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    In my essay I compare and contrast the different ideas of de Vaca and Handsome Lake about Christianity. Both of them used Christianity in their writings as an element, however they had different viewpoints on it. De Vaca used it to treat people in a bad way like he sees them as miserable people, but Handsome Lake used it to treat people (Indians) in a better way. And I will try to prove these things in my essay. De Vaca behaved toward Indians very badly. When we read his text about Relation of ...
  • White Men Society Civilized Natives
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    The novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad is a very powerful piece of writing that discusses the importance of human society and its good and bad affects on men. This novel took place in two very different places the so-called "civilized London" and the "uncivilized Africa" which had conflicting cultures. Joseph Conrad illustrates through his intense novel that although one may claim to be in a "civilized" society but when compared to a different culture they may be at the same level of civil...
  • Men And Women White Black Man
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    African-Americans: Are We Equal African-Americans: Are We Equal Essay, Research Paper ARE WE EQUAL? In the nineteenth century African-Americans were not treated as people. The white men and women treated them as pieces of property rather than people. Throughout this time those men and women fought for their own independence and freedoms. However none of these freedoms happened until the late 1800's. The black men and women of this time never got the opportunities to earn money or have property o...