• New Wealth Of The Late Nineteenth Century
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    AP The New Wealth of the Late Nineteenth Century The New Industrial Revolution brought forth a flourishing new amount of wealth in America. This wealth, though, was concentrated among a select few. This led to a sharp gap in between the wealthy and the poor. By the 1890 s, the richest ten percent of the U. S. population controlled nine-tenths of the nation s wealth. Industrialization produced a new class of millionaires. The United States Steel Corporation was the first billion dollar company. ...
  • High School Work Time Experiences
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    During the adolescent years of high school, one learns many valuable lessons and gains important knowledge to lay a foundation for the rest of one s life. Many of these lessons are learned through direct experience and can be real tough on an individual. During this time of learning, many teenagers are confused and in search of their own identity which can lead to distractions with the process of gaining vital knowledge. As for myself, high school has taught me three major lessons without many o...
  • Gatsby Hard Work
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    The American Dream I have just read a novel called 'The Great Gatsby' this novel was based in the 1920's. In this novel there are lots of drinking, and parting. In this essay I'll be writing about how the novel condemns the belief of 'The American Dream', this belief states that, hard working people are successful and live happy lives. And in this novel 'The American Dream' was just a mirage. One of the characters in the novel that represents the American Dream is Wilson he was one of the charac...
  • Dubois African American
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    Two great leaders of the African American community in the late 19 th and early 20 th century were W. E. B. Du Bois and Booker T. Washington. They disagreed on strategies for African American social and economic progress in the face of prejudice, poverty, and segregation: Booker T. Washington, a former slave and the founder of the Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, believed that African Americans needed to accept segregation and discrimination for the time being and concentrate on elevating themsel...
  • Wrestling Hard Work
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    WRESTING IS AN ISSUE THAT HAS BEEN DEBATED FOR A LONG TIME. THERE ARE MANY PEOPLE IN THIS WORLD WHO BELIEVE THAT WRESTLING IS FAKE, JUST A BUNCH OF ACTORS PUTTING A SHOW ON IN A RING. THEY BELIEVE THAT JUST ANYONE COULD GET OUT IN THAT RING AND DO THE SAME EXACT THINGS THAT ARE SHOWN ON THE WRESTLING PROGRAMS, THAT IT TAKES NO TALENT WHATSOEVER. I AM HERE TO TELL YOU THAT WRESTLERS AREN'T JUST ACTORS, AND THAT THEY DO IN FACT HAVE TO PUT IN HARD WORK AND PLENTY OF TRAINING TO DO WHAT THEY DO. A ...
  • Communism V S Capitalism
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    Capitalism vs. Communism Throughout history, there have been many systems developed in order to have a better society. Two of the most analyzed, and debated systems that have tired to change an economy for the best are communism, and capitalism. Communism, and capitalism have been compared on many levels, such as why they will or will not work, and which one works better. Throughout this essay I will concentrate on the differences, and similarities of how each operates, along with the benefits, ...
  • The Great Gatsby And The Pursuit
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    Gatsby's Pursuit of the American DreamT he American Dream means that by persistently working hard, one can achieve success; this is in contrast to other countries where the immigrants came from, in which one was either born into money and privilege or not, and if you weren't, there was no way of achieving this success. The American Dream eliminated the barriers between people that social class had held for centuries in Europe. The Great Gatsby, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, shows the corruption of the...
  • Hard Work Pip Joe Father
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    Before Charles Dickens story of Great Expectations begins, Pip's parents and brothers are killed. Pip's sister, his only living relative, becomes his guardian, and she marries the blacksmith Joe Garg ery. Joe and Pip form a very close relationship. However, neither Joe nor Pip embrace a father-son relationship. Since Joe and Pip do not sustain a father-son relationship, but rather stay as two good friends, Joe's values of honesty and hard work are not communicated to Pip. However, the failure o...
  • Hard Work College Class Dream
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    As a young girl I was infatuated with the Mary Tyler Moore Show. To me Mary was the epitome of successful single womanhood. She showed up in the big city, and her hard work and dedication earned her a great job, respect, and ultimate happiness. The show's theme song gave me hope that one day, with enough hard work and dedication, I could achieve my dream and eventually "make it after all." Now I'm not so sure. As a college student facing graduation in a year, I've lost my faith in the accessibil...
  • American Dream Page Motivation Gatsby
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    The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald embodies may themes, however the most salient one relates to the corruption of the American Dream. The American Dream is that each person no matter who he or she is can become successful in life by his or her own hard work. The dream also embodies the idea of a self-sufficient man, an entrepreneur making it successful for himself. The Great Gatsby is about what happened to the American dream in the 1920 s, a time period when the dream had been corrupted by th...
  • Problems With Unification Promised This To Its Citizens
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    Problems with German Reunification Following the Second World War, Germany was rebuilt out of practically nothing into one of the richest countries of the world. This well-known transformation is known as the "Wirtschaftswunder" (wonder of economics). Yet in the recent reunification of West and East Germany, German leadership has ignored crucial lessons from this successful period of transformation. Three problems highlight this claim: 1. Reunification promised to quickly alleviate forty years ...
  • Hard Work Commitment Determination Making
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    An entrepenuer is someone who assumes the financial risk of begining and managing a new venture. The venture can be based on a totally new idea, a new way of doing something, a new location, or attempting something no one else has done before. To start a small bussiness you need goood credit or the four C's. The four C's are credit capacity, collateral, confidence, and character. Who you are and who others belive you are is very important. As I looked over the articles on the entrepenuer web sit...
  • The American Experience America Dream Living
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    My American Experience America is home to millions of people. I have lived my life in America my entire sixteen years on this world, and have cherished every second of it. Through these sixteen years, I have been able to establish my own thoughts and feelings on what the American experience is about to me. I may have my own opinions, though others may disagree with them. I cannot live the life of the millions of people living in America, nor can I explain the American experience on their behalf ...
  • American Dream Money Class Didn
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    Through the study of two of American literature's classics, F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby, and Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, the decline of the American Dream is evident. Fitzgerald uses the East and West to compare the moral decline of each, while Williams uses the Old South and the New South to distinguish the differences in morality. The American Dream is just that, a dream. A long-lost hope based on the idea that anyone can succeed in America. The phrases, "from rag...
  • My Philosophy Work Hard
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    My Philosophy You can only appreciate things that are fun after you work hard to achieve them. Fortune Cookie, 2000 My philosophy of life is that if you work hard enough, you will achieve the things you want. In other words, Practice makes perfect. The feeling that you get from having fun is great, but it is important to work hard to achieve this fun thing. The feeling of having fun is irrelevant if hard work was not involved in achieving it. An example to illustrate this point is when someone b...
  • Opening Night Hard Work
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    I was fourteen when I started taking drama classes at the Renaissance Palace. I was very excited when Laura, the drama teacher, told us about auditions for South Pacific. One day I told my mom I wanted to go to the auditions. She hesitated then said, "You know it will be a lot of work." I told her "I know it will but I really want to audition. Just to see if I could make it." She finally gave in. I had a lot of work to do to prepare for the auditions. I needed a song to sing. To sing it I had t...
  • What Makes A Successful Person
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    Success will never come when one gives up trying to reach it. Success is primarily a result of the effort one puts in. The one who has the greatest amount of hard work, dedication, and skill, will be the one who becomes most successful. Hard work, dedication, and skill are all three difficult goals to be the best at. Once one meets success they must keep working hard, dedicate themselves, and keep a high skill level to stay in the category of success. If one thinks positive and works hard to mee...
  • Life Hard Buddy Boyfriend
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    "If you try hard you " ll succeed, just keep on trying,' my mother always says. As far back as I can recall, my parents have always said remarks such as this one. They have always been major influences in my life, giving me enthusiasm, courage, strength, and the ability to keep progressing forward. Another influence in my life is my boyfriend, James a. k. a. "Buddy', who has showed me the outcome of hard work. Whenever I am down or need a little encouragement, Buddy has always been there to pus...
  • Ben Franklin God Bradford Work
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    Ben Franklin And William Bradford Essay, Research Ben Franklin And William Bradford Although William Bradford and Ben Franklin lived 100 years apart from one another, they share at least one common theme: each man adhered to and dedicated himself to a particular system of belief. One key difference between Bradford's faith and Franklin's ideal of success is that Bradford believed that the way to improvement was through God. Franklin believed that the only person or thing that could make things h...
  • Beto Cuevas Andres Bobe
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    There are many rock bands in the world. One of them is the Spanish singing band of La Ley (The Law). Luis Alberto Cuevas Olmedo or "Beto' as everybody knows him, is the vocalist and the image of the band. Thanks to Beto? s hard work, dedication, and education, La Ley has exported their music all over Latin America and the United States. To begin, Alberto Cuevas was born in Santiago de Chile, the capital of Chile, September the 12 th, 1967. When he was four years old, he moved to live in Venezue...