• Rush Limbaugh 1995 The Philadelphia Inquirer
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    Rush Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh has done much more than just change the style of talk radio, he has become somewhat of a political leader for many Americans. He has been the type of spokesman many people have been looking for. "Why am I being called the most dangerous man in America?" Limbaugh asks his listeners. "Because I am right, and I enjoy being right." (June 3, 1995, The Philadelphia Inquirer) Rush has caused people to change their views of the country and it's political leaders. He's had man...
  • The Great Impact Of American History The Gold Rush
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    In the United States, there would be a new overhaul to its identity. By 1848, businesses would eventually see a new and prosperous way to make money. The U. S. also began to see a few cultures begin to spark and the attitudes of people would change, especially their views about taking risks. This overhaul is known as the Gold Rush of California. The Gold Rush made an impact on American society through diversity and people. The traditional beginning of the Gold Rush was the story of James Marsha...
  • Rush City Prison Town Facility
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    RUSH CITY PRISON By Andy 1. It is a correctional facility 2. In 1994 the Minnesota legislature appropriated funds for a new correctional facility in or close to the twin cities. Rush city was selected from many spots in or around the twin cities. In 1996 construction began. Thoughtful, innovative design was a tremendous difference in the cost of the prison, thinking of space requirements and how many workers would be required to run the facility safely. 3. 89 million dollars of an 83-acre facil...
  • The California Gold Rush
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    The California Gold Rush The California Gold Rush of 1849 is one of the most interesting and exiting events of the United States. From the wild stories of men striking it big, to the heart wrenching tales of people losing everything, these are what make it so alluring. There are many aspects of the California Gold Rush; effects on California; individual stories of struggle; and effects on the United States as a young country looking for stability. San Francisco was a small town of a few hundred ...
  • Rush Limbaugh Book Show Radio
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    It is not very often that a person has his own national television show, radio show, and two books that have been on the 'New York Times Best Seller List.' Rush Limbaugh happens to be one of these unique people, his radio show is popular, his television show has the largest audience for a program of its type and his new book is one of the best of its kind. Limbaugh always backed up his comments with facts or statistics. While the book was informative and factual, it was also very humorous. See, ...
  • The Worth Of A Thousand Pieces Of Gold
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    There is an immense value in reading A Thousand Pieces of Gold. Simply written and easily comprehendible, the book is more than worth reading. All characters in the novel are unique and their personalities were fitting for the dates and settings. The main character's many convincing hardships give the book realistic appeal. The main character, Lalu, shows her confusion in many ways, one is by describing the Americans as "white demons." A Thousand Pieces of Gold also vividly describes the lack of...
  • Women In History Benjamin Rush
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    Equality has been a controversial issue ever since time began. Whether it be race, sex, or religion, it has always been an unsettled topic of concern. Equality between men and women is often brought into society. I think men and women should be treated equal from all perspectives. Gender is what makes women different from men, but does not make women incapable of compiling valuable choices. Women and men have the ability to make decisions that will benefit all people in a fair way. As it is, me...
  • Buck Dogs Area Group
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    The story first brings us to San Paolo, California. Buck the family's dog is living the high life. His owner treats him the best out of all the dogs. The butler is a bad guy. He takes Buck to a train going to Washington. From there on he rides on a ship to Alaska. On the voyage there he gets taught the law of the club. When he gets there he finds it quite odd to see white everywhere. He has never seen snow before. He gets bought by Francois and Hans. They must get mail to the area where the gol...
  • Sweet Whispers Brother Rush By Virginia Hamilton
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    Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, by Virginia Hamilton, was first published in 1982. The estimated reading level for this book is twelve years old and up. Some of the issues examined in the book, such as child abuse, disease, and drug use, will be better understood by junior high age students. This novel would probably attract more female readers than male. The protagonist is a teenage girl named Tree who lives with her mentally challenged brother, Dab. She is responsible for taking care of herself...
  • Rush Hour Jackie Chan
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    Rush Hour The action genre had really gone sour ever since Terminator II died out. Action stars like Jean Claude Van Damme and Sylvester Stal one had basically made carbon copies of their previous hits and re-released them under different names. However, starting in 1998 with Rush Hour, starring Chris Tucker, Jackie Chan, and moving on to hits like The Matrix, the action genre is gaining new life with unique mixes of stars and plots to add life to the mindless action that has plagued the genre i...
  • The Gold Rush San Francisco
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    The California Gold Rush changed California by creating a larger and more diverse population, establishing San Francisco as one of the premier trade and banking cities in the nation, and the eruption of mining "boom towns." By the winter of 1848, rumors of gold had drifted eastward across the country, but few easterners believed them. The gold discovery needed validation and President James Polk delivered that in early December of 1848. "The accounts of the abundance of gold in the territory are...
  • Rush Limbaugh Report Book Franken Political
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    Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot By: Al Franken - 264 Pgs. Right from the start of this book I could see that Al Franken was going to be a funny author. After graduating from Harvard in 1973, Franken performed stand up comedy, then joined Saturday Night Live. Franken has won five Emmy Awards, four for writing and one for producing. I really enjoyed this book for a number of reasons. For the most part I liked it because it is such a different type of reading material than I am used to. The only ...