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  • Brady Bill Background Checks
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    The Brady act was created with the intention of interrupting firearm sales to individuals who are legally prohibited from owing guns, such as minors, convicted felons and the mentally ill. The 5 day waiting period provides the chance for the firearms dealer to perform a national criminal background check before transferring any firearm to a customer. Originally 32 states were required to implement the Brady act. However, in 1997 during Print V United States, the law was temporarily on hold due t...
  • Mathew Brady
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    Mathew Brady was the son of Irish immigrants who came to the United States in the late 1830's, later that year they became residents of Saratoga Springs, where they became acquainted with the artist, William Page. Page was a large influence on Brady's artistic lifestyle teaching him trades such as jewel making, case making, and painting. Page took Brady under his wing and they moved to New York where Brady met Samuel F.B. Morse an artist who instructed Page in earlier days. Morse began the new a...
  • Enactment Of The Brady Act
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    Brief History of the NRA The National Rifle Association in its simplest form is the largest gun club in the world. The organization was founded in 1871 by former Union Army officers to encourage sport shooting in order to have a fine tuned militia in case of emergency. The Union officers believed that a well regulated militia was integral for the security of a free state. It is an organization that opposes gun control, it believes in the individual defense of the uses of firearms, and it is inte...
  • Matthew Harrison Brady And Henry Drummond
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    Inherit the Wind The main theme of Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is taking a stand. The play begins in Hillsboro, Tennessee when a man named Bertram Cates breaks the law by teaching the forbidden Darwin's Theory. The most famous orators of the time, Matthew Harrison Brady and Henry Drummond came to this small religious town of Hillsboro. Brady is prosecuting against Cates and Drummond is defending him. After days of battle, the verdict is finally decided and Bertram Cates...
  • Old Josephine
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    Josephine Baker was born Freda Josephine Carson in St. Louis, Missouri, on June 3, 1906 to washerwoman, Carrie McDonald, and vaudeville drummer, Eddie Carson. Josephine's father abandoned them shortly after her birth and her mother married a kind but perpetually unemployed man named Arthur Martin. Their family came to include a son and two more daughters. Josephine grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families until she got a job waitressing at The Old Chauffeur's Club when ...
  • Long Debated Brady Bill Through The Senate
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    The Brady Bill Introduction The legislative process in the United States Congress shows us an interesting drama in which a bill becomes a law through compromises made by diverse and sometimes conflicting interests in this country. There have been many controversial bills passed by Congress, but among all, I have taken a particular interest in the passage of the Brady bill. When the Brady debate was in full swing in Congress about three years ago, I was still back in my country, Japan, where the ...
  • Lawyer For The Defense Of Bert Cates
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    KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The play takes place in Hillsboro. It is a small fictional town that is meant to resemble Dayton, Tennessee, where the Scopes trial was held in 1925. LIST OF CHARACTERS Major Characters Matthew Harrison Brady - a politician and lawyer. He is the prosecuting attorney for the state against Bertram Cates and a three-time presidential candidate. Henry Drummond - the lawyer for the defense. He is famous for taking the cases of unpopular clients. Rachel Brown - the daught...
  • Rest Of His Life Mathew B Brady
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    Mathew B. Brady (1823-1896) Mathew Brady was an early photographer most famous for his work during the Civil War. He spent his whole life savings to train and equip a group of men for his expedition. He was granted special permission to follow around the Union army from camp to camp and from battle to battle documenting all aspects of life during the war. In the end nobody wanted Brady's pictures. The debts brought on by his project would plague him for the rest of his life. (W.J. G, 585) Mathew...
  • Civil War Photographer Mathew B Brady
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    Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer Mathew B. Brady: Civil War Photographer was written by Elizabeth Van Steenwyk. Elizabeth Van Steenwyk has written many good books for young people including: Saddlebag Salesmen, The California Missions, Frederic Remington, The California Gold Rush: West with the Forty-Niners, and Ida B. Wells-Barnett: Woman of Courage. Elizabeth now lives in San Marino, California with her husband. Mathew B. Brady was born somewhere between 1823 and 1824. His early life is...
  • Matthew Harrison Brady Of Inherit The Wind
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    Matthew Harrison Brady, of Inherit the Wind by: Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, never fooled anyone. He may have seemed strong in the beginning but he no substance under the shell. Such a false front can be compared to water behind an earthen dam. It may hold some water for a time but once the water finds a weak point, the whole structure comes crashing down along with the fury of all the water behind it. Within brady, the water represents the gooey inner core of his personality. Once he lose...
  • Battle Of Intellect Between Brady And Drummond
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    Humour - E.K. Hornbeck (Hornbeck is the king of comedy in this story, we see this early on in his witty remarks to Mrs. Krebs and when he starts to converse with the monkey). MRS. KREBS: (Unctuously, to Hornbeck) "You " re a stranger, aren't you, mister? Want a nice clean place to stay?" HORNBECK: "I had a nice clean place to stay, madame, and I left it to come here". (pp. 13) - As well, throughout the book, Hornbeck makes several jokes about Brady, which of course are not directed at him, but s...

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