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  • Douglas Memories Of His Grandma
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    Report: The summer of 1928 was a summer of many happenings. It was the summer that a child of only 12 learned the thoughts and worries of being a young adult. Douglas Spaulding never knew what he would experience once the summer began. Douglas learns that not only is he growing up but that he now has to adjust his thinking as well as his actions. The adjustment from childhood to young adulthood can be a confusing time but the change can really open the eyes of a person when they stop to look at ...
  • Douglas's Series Of Paintings
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    Aaron Douglas People may ask, what other than a tornado can come out of Kansas Well, Aaron Douglas was born of May 26, 1899 in Topeka, Kansas. Aaron Douglas was a "Pioneering Africanist" artist who led the way in using African- oriented imagery in visual art during the Harlem Renaissance of 1919-1929. His work has been credited as the catalyst for the genre incorporating themes in form and style that affirm the validity of the black consciousness and experience in America. His parents were Aaron...
  • Mr Hopkins And Mr Austin Gore
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    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglas Frederick Douglas, a slave born in Tuckahoe Maryland, was half white and half black. His mother was a black woman and his father a white man. Though he never knew his father, there was word that it was his master. Douglas wrote this narrative and I felt that it was very compelling. It really showed me the trials and tribulations that a black man went through during times of slavery. In his early years, Douglas lived on a farm where he watched many slave...
  • Book Dandelion Wine John Leaves Doug
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    The Effects of Friendship 'How important is friendship in the lives of teenagers today?' ; In the book Dandelion Wine friendship is one of the main and supporting themes that intertwines throughout the book. Friendship can come in all shapes and sizes, but when you lose a friend there are many affects. People can't imagine surviving high school and adolescence without their friends. John the best friend of Doug moves away, the aspects of losing his best friend were devastating bringing a turning...
  • 1858 Illinois Campaign Douglas
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    Stephen A. Douglas was born in Brandon, Vermont on April 23, 1813. His father, a young physician of high standing, died suddenly when Stephen was two months old, and the widow with her two children retired to a farm near Brandon. This is where Stephen lived with her until he was fifteen years old. He attended school during the three winter months and working on the farm the remainder of the year. He wanted to earn his own living so he went to Middlebury and became an apprentice in the cabinetmak...
  • Justice Taney And Frederick Douglas
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    Frederick Douglas's "What To The Slave Is The 4 Th Of July" V. Justice Taney In Dred Scott Ruling In the years leading to the U.S. Civil War, the controversy over slavery became not only a social issue, but also a political and legal one as well. Opponents and proponents of slavery each looked to the American constitution, as well as the prevailing culture of the time, for direction in dealing with this matter. Two such people who based their landmark works on this were Justine Taney of the U.S....
  • Douglas States
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    Eric Wheeler Period 2 December 17, 1996 AP US History - Lincoln / Douglas Debates - In 1858, Lincoln challenged Douglas for his seat in the senate. Lincoln asked him four questions, in which he tried to make Douglas make a mistake resulting in either the north, or the south to loose Douglas's favor. The questions were as follows: Question 1: "If the people of Kansas shall, by means entirely unobjectionable in all other respects, adopt a state constitution, and ask admission into the Union under ...

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