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  • People Name Names
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    HUAC, THE HOLLYWOOD TEN AND ELIAN KAZAN Left wing radicals influenced the Laborers in 1936. In 1933 John Howard Lawson, who was later on the Hollywood ten, found the screen writers guild. The highest paid screenwriters then split from the group, and formed their own union called the Screen Playwrights. The special committee of un-American activities was founded in 1938 by Martin Dies. This committee was not well respected because they would subpoena random people, with no evidence at all. As the...
  • People Of Iceland's Last Names
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    Iceland is a volcanic island in the North Atlantic Ocean east of Greenland and immediately south of the Arctic Circle. It lies about 4,200 kilometers (2,600 mi.) from New York and 830 kilometers (520 mi.) from Scotland. About 79% of Iceland's land area, which is of recent volcanic origin, consists of glaciers, lakes, a mountainous lava desert (highest elevation 2,000 meters -- 6,590 ft. -- above sea level), and other wasteland. 20% of the land is used for grazing, and 1% is cultivated. The inhab...
  • Name In Court
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    What is the importance of names? In this essay I will be trying to answer the question " What is the importance of names". Based on the play - The Crucible. Briefly I will explain what happened in the play. In Salem village, Massachusetts, in 1692, which hysteria swept the area? Salem village was a puritan society, you either loved God and did no wrong or you lived with a blackened name. A group of young girls were found dancing naked in a forest. Two of the girls then fell unconscious for a few...
  • Name Rip Van Winkle
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    English 251 Rip Van Winkle "Rip Van Winkle" is about a man named Rip Van Winkle, who lived in a little Dutch town in the Hudson Valley. Everyone in the town was very fond of him because he would help anyone who needed help and he would play with the children. The thing he couldn't do was tend to his farm because it seemed that everything he did failed, so he would go out and fish or go to the town inn and listen to the gossip. His wife Dame Van Winkle would get angry at him for being lazy and no...
  • Names And Essays
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    Names Our names function much like scripts that we act out in our day-to-day contact with other people. To put this idea another way, the way we see ourselves behaving is more or less the way we do behave in any given situation. According to this line of thinking, because names can have an effect on self-concept, names can indirectly influence how we act. However, research into the ways names affect people has uncovered a link that shows that our names, or at least other people's reactions to ou...
  • Complete Mystery To The World
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    Someone has to stand up and take charge. A leader can be defined in many different ways. Is there actually a definition out there that correct defines what a leader is? I don't think there is arguments go on and on about what correctly defines a leader. Well here is what I think... For years now I have been a leader figure for myself, for people who show respect and for many others. From being complete nameless to getting a reputation and respect comes at a price. Whether you " re a hacker, a pr...
  • First Name For A Surname
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    Origins of Surnames In today's society we all want to know who we are and where our names originated from. Our names are what give each of us our own style and individuality, the importance of style and individuality can be related back to our original surnames. Our surnames have come from all areas of the world, each with specific meanings to our family. Surnames or last names have an important meaning to all of us, they give us identity through our family's history. Looking back into history o...
  • Sport Team Names And Mascots
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    Offensive Mascots to be Banned What is considered offensive? Is it considered offensive to use obscenities around children? According to many people in the United States, it is sport team names and mascots that depict a certain group of people are considered offensive. People around the United States are trying to get professional sport teams to change their names and mascots because they feel it depicts their certain race in bad way. Teams should have to change their mascot and their name if th...
  • Communist Dealings In The Red Scare
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    The Crucible by Arthur Miller was set in one of the most chaotic times in American history but not the last. In the 1950's a similar haze of disarray fell on the people of America, in a period referred to as The Great American Red Scare. Like in The Crucible many were pressed and pressured to give names of the involved, whether it be witchcraft or "communist dealings". Even highly respected of both societies were tried for a mere mentioning of there name. Then those who wouldn't admit to the cri...
  • My Sugar Daddy Stanley Walker
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    Oral Interp. of Lit. Name: Alexis Walker Age: 35 Occupation: Married a rich older man, so I basically sit around and do nothing all day. Health: Smoker and boozer since eight Nationality: Black and beautiful Where do you live: New York, New York. I'm from the lovely borrow called Queens. I'm upper class, wealthy, rich, and all that jazz. My pent house looks over the city and I laugh at all the poor weaklings I see below. Family: I rid my parents off long ago. I have three stepchildren, but I cou...
  • Devon At The Coffee Shop
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    Personal Writing: Devon I walked into the smoke filled coffee shop to meet Devon. Devon is 18 years old, a senior in high school. He likes art and is currently taking college art classes. I have only meet Devon once before, in the mall. He caught my eye because he was wearing a pink fuzzy sweater, a pair of army pants, and a pair of combat boots. I looked for Devon at the coffee shop but he wasn't there. I was 20 minutes early so I took a seat next to a small round table. The only thing on the t...
  • Classification O Classification
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    Hayakawa Chapter 10 o Giving Things Names A differentiation set itself up, and, abstracting the common characteristics. o The question what is it really? Or what is its right name? are nonsense questions. o Things can only have "right names" only if there is a necessary connection between symbols and things being symbolized. o What we call things and where we draw the line between one class of things and another depends upon the interests we have and the purpose of the classification. o Each is ...
  • Jewish People
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    JUDAISM Judaism is all over the world. You can find Jewish people in many countries. They speak different languages and may be of any color. Anybody whose mother is a Jew is considered to be Jewish. Jewish history began over four thousand years ago in the Middle East. This religion is the oldest typeof monotheism. The founder, Abraham, lived near Ur. He heard a message from god to move his people to Canaan, which was the Promised Land. People that moved there became known as the Hebrews. Jews ha...
  • Geronimo By The Mexican Army
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    Go K hla Yeh, "One Who Yawns", named Geronimo by the Mexican Army, was a dedicated Apache warrior. When one speaks of Indian war heroes, Geronimo is many times the first name uttered, especially when it comes down to pride, integrity, and the will for justice. He was born in No-doy ohn Canyon, Arizona, in the year of 1829, as the grandson of an Ne dni Apache chief. This Position was forfeited as his father married out of the tribe. As a young teen, his father passed away, thus the young Geronimo...
  • 6 Us 1 00 Bills
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    I found this on a message board and decided to try it. A little while back, I was browsing through newsgroups and came across an article similar to this that said you could make thousands of dollars within weeks with only an initial investment of $6.00! So I thought, "Yeah right, this must be a scam", but like most of us, I was curious, so I kept reading. Anyway, it said that you send $1.00 to each of the 6 names and address stated in the article. You then place your own name and address in the ...
  • Translated Chinese Name
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    the translation of the exported commodities The translation of trademark is a very complicated work. The exported commodities are the windows to show the national culture to the other countries. In the five thousand years' long history, China has kept up its fine tradition, and also it has bequeathed much culture tradition. So when we do the translation of the Chinese trademark, two things we must pay special attention. 1.1. 1 Keeping national feature First, we must consider the specialties and ...
  • English Name
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    Macao, situated in the south sea of China, though geographically very close to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, the culture varies due to the different historical development. Macao, having been a colony of Portugal for 450 years, and geographically being stuck in the middle of these two places, people are quite lost, searching for their identity throughout the years. What varies Macao from other places is basically the matter of language and economic prosperity. In this paper, I am going to write about...
  • People In The Name Of Tradition
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    "The Lottery" is a chilling narrative of the darkness of the human heart and mind. The story is set on a beautiful summer day, in a seemingly ordinary village. The townsfolk gather for a lottery, wherein the winner receives a prize most unusual: death. Shirley Jackson makes powerful use of irony and symbolism. She describes the day as being euphoric and full of life, though it is in contrast with the atmosphere of the town and of the people gathered in the square. The lottery is officiated by Mr...
  • Whole Schoolies Week A Bad Name
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    "Schoolies week" tagged bad Schoolies, a week of fun and entertainment for thousands of school-leaving students from all over Queensland, NSW and even as far as Victoria. It's a week of holiday and more of less a giant party for students celebrating the end of there 12 years of schooling. It's a week for them to relax and enjoy themselves and "do what they want" Although it's a week intended to be fun and enjoyable, due to the massive influx of people crime seem to be a big issue for people who ...
  • Nation With The Fewest Reported Honor Killings
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    One of the worlds most hidden and heinous crimes is honor killings. Women are often murdered in all parts of the world for even slight rumor of dishonoring the family name. Hundreds of women of all ages are killed in the name of honor- most cases go unreported, and almost all go unpunished. Although a common occurrence in many middle eastern countries, this practice is virtually unknown in the western world, leaving millions unaware of the brutality of these killings. Honor killings can be defin...

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