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  • Ironic Part About Miss Gates Democracy Lesson
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    Irony is the opposite of what is and what seems to be. Harper Lee uses irony in her novel To Kill A Mockingbird on several occasions to illustrate the difference between appearance versus reality. An example of this is the cementing of the tree. Jem and Scout received many gifts from the oak tree like: chewing gum, a ball of twine, soap carvings of Jem and Scout, a spelling medal, Indian-heads, and a pocket watch. Jem and Scout write the gift-giver a thank you note intending to put it in the tre...
  • Kilchi And Bolte
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    CHAPTER I: The Memoirs of Pentios March 12, 1559: The trip is no easier than it was weeks ago. I have taken rest in a small clearing of the woods. I don't even know how far away from Fadiodrusis I am. It has been five new moons, and countless restless nights. I think I'm going crazy... there is noone else out here for me to even talk with, except for the animals. Oh how I miss the days when my wife and I would spend hours before the fire, just holding and touching. But, back to the reason I keep...
  • Bill Gates Beginnings In Computers
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    He is the richest man in the world. His former friends, who are now his enemies, hate to even hear The Digital World of Bill Gates his name. His company wants to be with you in your office, your car, and even your kitchen. His name is Bill Gates. There is a lot more to Bill Gates than being the richest man in the world. He is one of the people responsible for setting off the computer revolution, and by doing that, he as changed the way mankind lives forever. Who is Bill Gates Most people do not ...
  • Members Of Heaven's Gate
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    On March 26, 1997, in what has become known as one of the most noteworthy mass suicides in history, thirty-nine men and women affiliated with the Heavens Gate cult took their own lives by ingesting a combination of Phenobarbital's mixed with applesauce and alcohol. Each was dressed all in black, their faces covered by a purple shroud. Those who wore glasses had them neatly folded next to their body, and all had identification papers for the authorities to find. The house was immaculate, tidier e...
  • William H Gates Foundation
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    EN CONIUM OF WILLIAM H. GATES Nicholas G. Huff English 15 Essay #3 William H. Gates Bill Gates When most people hear that name they think of money, power, and computers. These thoughts arent necessarily incorrect, but rather insufficient. Sure, Bill Gates has money, thirty-two billion and growing to be exact, and yes he has power, being the CEO of Microsoft as well as the wealthiest man in the country. But people cant look through their jealousy and envy to see what Mr. Gates actually stands for...
  • Gates And Cora
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    Dr. Carol A. Martin Hu 208 Intro to Humanities February 08, 1999 In the memoir, Colored People, Henry Louis Gates Jr. talks about what was the un talked about racial rule in integrated schools. Now that the races had been blended together there was still the line of race and gender (Gates p. 98) that could not be crossed. In the story by Langston Hughes, Cora Unashamed, Cora is a daughter in the only black family in town. She ends up pregnant by a white boy who drifts in and out of her life. She...
  • One Horizontal O 15000
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    The long awaited project phenomenon that is due to make art history, The Gates, by Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Given permission by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on January 22, 2003, the project is set to be mounted in Central Park in New York City February 12th of this year. The planned project is to resemble a golden river. Thus consisted to 7500 gates in total standing 16 feet (4.87 meters) high with a width changing from 5' 6' to 18 feet (1, 67 m to 5, 48 meters) going along the edges of the Cent...
  • Gates As Witness
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    WASHINGTON (CNN / Money) - The government hammered away at Microsoft Corp. chairman Bill Gates in court Tuesday, attempting to portray him as an unreliable witness. And at one point Gates offered to alter his sworn testimony, landing a solid blow against Microsoft's position. The courts have found that Microsoft violated antitrust laws. The current hearings, under U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly, will decide what restrictions will be imposed on Microsoft as a remedy for that illegal b...
  • Bill Gates And Microsoft
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    Bill Gates and His Computer Empire Just past 9 PM on October 28, 1955, the man who would revolutionize the computer industry as we know it, was born. The son of Bill Jr. and Mary Gates was named William Henry Gates. The computer super-genius was soon to take his place in history. Within the last fifteen years the company that he and Paul Allan started, Microsoft, has become the largest software corporation in the computer industry. What is Bill Gates background, and how did he preserve his place...
  • Bill Gates
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    William H. Gates Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Microsoft Corporation William (Bill) H. Gates is co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Corporation, the world's leading provider of software for personal computers. Bill Gates was born on October 28, 1955. He and his two sisters grew up in Seattle. Their father, William H. Gates II, is a Seattle attorney. Mary Gates, their late mother, was a schoolteacher, University of Washington regent and chairwoman of United Way In...
  • Ufo Heavens Gate Leader
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    Heavens Gate Heavens Gate and the Branch Dravidians are a good example of Stanley Milgrams theories. It shows how people respond and follow what authority says. Heavens Gate was a cult founded by Marshall Applewhite referred to as Do by his members. He convinced 39 people that he was dying of cancer and he persuaded them that if they followed him to death, a spaceship in the tail of the comet Hale-Bop would come and take them to the New World. To enter the ship they needed to leave their bodies....
  • Heaven's Gate Cult
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    The Heaven's Gate Suicides RED ALERT! Hale-Bopp brings closure to: Heaven's Gate. This is the greeting one receives upon visiting the Heaven's Gate web page. It is a haunting message that was left behind when 21 women and 18 men took their own lives on March 23, 24, and 25, 1997. This mass suicide was under the supervision of Marshall Herff Applewhite, the cult's charismatic leader. Heaven's Gate was not Applewhite's first cult. It was the latest of three organizations that he and his partner, B...
  • Dreadful Thoughts And Feelings
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    1949. With the cloud of fog covering me, I was walking into the unknown. Each step I took, a well-formed drop of sweat dripped from the tip of my nose. With the fear of hearing the click that ignite mines, I tip-toped over the wet muddy ground slowly. Every movement I made created a tingle in my body, especially when the very tip of my old boot felt the mud. As I was lost in the fog, there was no help that could be reached. When I tried so hard to see penetrate the fog, I saw an angel. I thought...
  • Alvarado And His Soldiers
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    With saddened feelings they reached the great gates of the palace of Axayacatl. The gates were thrown open, and Cortes and his veterans, rushing in, were cordially embraced by their companions in arms, while both parties soon forgot the present in the interesting recapitulation of the past. The first inquiries of the general were respecting the origin of the tumult. The accounts were various. Some imputed it to the desire of the Mexicans to release their sovereign from confinement; others to the...

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