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  • Kings Letter
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    Letter from Birmingham Jail Martin Luther King Jr. writes the Clergymen that have written him a letter disputing his actions in Birmingham. King is disturbed and offended by the Clergymen disagreeing with his purpose in Birmingham. King say he normally does not respond to criticism because it would waste to much precious time, but since these were men of good will he wanted to give his answers to their statements. In Kings letter he appeals to many emotions as pathos, ethos, and logos to appeal ...
  • Just And Unjust Law Paragraph
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    Research on Martin Luther King, Jr. And "The Letter from the Birmingham Jail" Introduction To me, Martin Luther King, Jr. is not an unfamiliar name. His famous speech "I've a dream" is partly selected as our English text in China. Although I know he is well known for the strong and affective words, "Letter from Birmingham Jail" still gave me a very deep impression. It is perfectly organized in a logical and thoughtful arrangement. On the other hand, the words are strong and full of real, impress...
  • Hrothgar's People
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    PROLOGUE Early History of the Danes Listen: You have heard of the Danish Kings in the old days and how they were great warriors. Shield, the son of Sheaf, took many an enemy's chair, terrified many a warrior, after he was found an orphan. He prospered under the sky until people everywhere listened when he spoke. He was a good king! Shield had a son, child for his yard, sent by Goto comfort the people, to keep them from fear -- Grain was his name; he was famous throughout the North. Young princes...
  • Longer A Peasant
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    A True Revolution " We the people... ". Does not that sound like a novel idea! Instead of hearing, "I, the king", you now have a document that states that you count. It says that you have choices; you no longer have to listen to this person that gets every little thing that he wants handed to him on a shiny silver platter. He does not even have to obey his own laws and decrees. He gets to do what he wants to do when he wants to do it. It was definitely time for a change". We the people", Such a ...
  • Shambaa People
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    I gained a personal interest in the Shambaa Tribe when one if its members Mufika Badu came and spoke to our high school peer-group. I learned a lot of very interesting things about the people of the Shambaa tribe and the different aspects of their culture, and how they differ from the every day culture that I am exposed to. The Shambaa, also referred to as the Shambala, are a Bantu people found mainly on the West Usa mbara mountain range in Tanzania. Their language is Shambala. The homeland of t...
  • Martin Luther King
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    Letter from Birmingham Jail is a clearly written essay that explains the reasons behind, and the methods of nonviolent civil disobedience, and gently expresses Kings disappointment with those who are generally supportive of equal rights for African-Americans. Martin Luther King, more than any other figure, shaped American life from the mid-50's to the late 60's. This was a time when large numbers of Americans, barely recognized as such by sanctioned power, dared to dream of what the country coul...
  • Most Famous Kings Of Mali
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    In 1235, in the battle of Kirin a, Sundiata, the king of Mandinke people, led his army to revolt against Sumanguru, the king of Ghana. Sundiata defeated Sumanguru and overthrew Ghana; he then created the Kingdom of Mali, which would eventually turn into the next major power of ancient West Africa. After defeating Sumanguru, Sundiata went back to his home and concentrated on improving his people's lives. Sundiata first set to restore the gold trades that had been interrupted during the war. Mali ...
  • Rhymes Of The Middle Ages
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    Mother Goose Rhymes and the Middle Ages Medieval children learned rhymes and songs from the oral repetition of adults. As many as a quarter of the 550 texts in the Oxford Dictionary of Nursery Rhymes are accurately dated before the 15th Century; many were only oral rhymes and not written down until decades after they were first popularly recited. In 1978, Helen Cooper pointed to a much larger body of potential medieval nursery rhymes, which she collected and modernized in an anthology called Gre...
  • King's Fight For Black's Civil Rights
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    America the Racist Tyrant In 'The Declaration of Independence,' Thomas Jefferson shows the King of Great Britain acting as a tyrant to the colonies, and Jefferson declared America to be free from Britain. In the 'Letter from Birmingham Jail,' Martin Luther King Jr. writes to a clergyman logically analyzing criticisms while communicating to the public his arguments. Jefferson fought for freedom and right for America. King also fought for better civil rights for his black people. They both fought ...
  • King Aeurtms Power
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    Despite the simplistic fact that King Charles I was the legally lawful leader of England, Parliament was more than justified in executing Charles I due to the divergent and passionate views of law and life between the people and the king in politics, society, and religion. Parliament never desired a position where they could control England with full-fledged power. They simply wanted enough limitations on the king^aEURTMs power that would guarantee the people certain rights that the king cannot ...
  • Dr King Calls On The Black Community
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    Dr. King appeals to logic. Employing the technique of logos he continues, "We must forever conduct our struggle on the high plane of dignity and discipline. We must not allow our creative protest to degenerate into physical violence. Again and again we must rise to the majestic heights of meeting physical force with soul force". With these words, he appeals to the black population not to sink into violence. The black community has dealt with violence for the entire time that the have been on the...
  • Presence Of King Xerxes
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    Esther By the accident of her beauty and the accident of the former queens dismissal, Esther found herself queen of one of the largest powers in the entire world. Then, when all seemed to be going fairly well, her crucial moment to stand for what she believed in came. This is the story of Esther. King Xerxes ruled over many provinces stretching from India to Cush. He owned huge amounts of gold and silver riches and a palace of great size. Three years into his reign, he gave a banquet for the off...
  • Warrior King And His People
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    Only through outstanding achievements and demonstrations of allegiance, eminence, and gallantry, could a Germanic tribe exist. With these three characteristics flowing through the blood of all men throughout the tribe could they all establish an immense trust, a vow of sacred friendship, comitatus. Comitatus, was a practiced religion for these tribal warriors, it was their morals and part of their ethics. In order to be a part of any honorable Germanic tribe one had to understand the unspoken ru...
  • Most Important Part Of The Assyrian Empire
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    In the plentiful land between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers, known as Mesopotamia, now modern day Iraq there ruled a powerful civilization like no other in the area. This land had rolling hills and abundant rainfall, making it a very habitable place to live. With such crops as barley and sesame they were able to live a rich life in the area. Animals such as sheep, goats, and cattle also provided a rich life. The name of this great empire was the Assyrians, which struck fear in the hearts of th...
  • Martin Luther King Jr
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    "If a man hasn't discovered something that he will die for, he isn't fit to live... ". (Miller, 121). These are the words of Martin Luther King Jr. as he speaks to a generation of followers with all the same goal in their eyes, racial equality. Born as a second child in Atlanta on January 15, 1929 to the son of a minister, King was a leader of one of the most influential movements in the U.S. causing people of all ages to come together in non-violent protests all for the same cause. Attending Mo...
  • Rulers Before King Louis XIV
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    "Louis XIV of France was the most powerful ruler of his time", (sherman 7). He gained possession of the throne as a mere boy in 1643 and remained in power until 1715. His many unusual ways made him a great leader. However, he carefully masked his intentions, as described by Saint-Simon in his Memoires. Saint-Simon viewed the king under a different light, since he felt slighted and resentful. As with all rulers, some things must be done under the table to better the lives of the people. But as it...
  • Dr King And Dr Sampson
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    My person is the wonderful and, the late Dr. Frederick G. Sampson. He was the pastor of our church, Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church. He was a father figure to me and many other children in our church. Every Sunday, Dr. Sampson would always give many of us children hugs and kisses after his sermons. Dr. Sampson's appearance was a very tall, athletic, black man with brown eyes and bald head in his later years. He always loved to help people with their problems because he was a wise man of God...
  • The Storming Of The Bastille
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    The 14th of July 1789 was the day when a very important event took place playing a large part in the history of France. This was the day that the common people of France attacked a fortress that had been used as a prison for 400 years by past Kings of France and was then still occupied by prisoners. Just under a month ago, Louis XVI had given in to the people and allowed the forming of the National Assembly. The assembly was very precious to them as it was evidence of their victory and they were...
  • Three Ways Of Oppressed People
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    Martin Luther King was a leader and spokesman for the right of African Americans during 1950's. He explained the three ways that people deal with their oppression. One of the is acquiescence where people adjust themselves to oppression, and become conditioned to it. The second way is the resort to physical violence and corroding hatred. Violence brings momentary revolts, but never permanent peace. The third way was to quest for freedom. The way of nonviolent resistance. The story that we went ov...
  • King Louis XIV Of France
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    King Louis XIV of France tamed the nobility by making them the only ones that knew how to behave in the king's society at Versailles. Thus allowing him the power to grant positions to aristocracy without truly yielding any political power. Louis was a very strict king, and gave up luxuries for beauty. For example he didn't want the palace to look sinister from the gardens, so he didn't build up fireplaces, and the smoke pored into the castle. The king's many rules are present in situations such ...

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