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  • Support From The Viewer
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    Nicaragua: No Pasaran Major Essay Task In the documentary Nicaragua: No Pasaran, David Bradbury has presented a biased impression of reality, and has used many techniques to present this reality to the viewer. The aim of the documentary is to cause the viewer to feel sympthatetic to the Sandanista's and become distanced and "anti" towards the Americans. Both these two parties are portrayed very differently to achieve Bradbury's desired viewer positionment. The start of the documentary presents t...
  • Part Time Army Guard
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    Career Research Paper: Army National Guard The Army National Guard is a whole new way to serve. It's all about commitment to help communities in need. It's solid dedication to the country in war and in peace. They form an elite team that shares similar core values, convictions, and beliefs. To be in the National Guard can mean serving the country part-time, one weekend a month and two weeks a year as most Guard members serve. This is what makes them different from the other branches of the milit...
  • Pennsylvania Army National Guard
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    What is The Pennsylvania Army National Guard? The Pennsylvania Army National Guard is a branch of the United States Army that is mostly used today for homeland security. Although the National Guard is not active like the Reserves or Active Duty Army, they still have the same requirements and same responsibility. More than 22,000 men and women make up the Pennsylvania National Guard and Air National Guard today. They reach from state quarters at Fort Indian Town Gap in Lebanon County to about 100...
  • Kent State Killings
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    Kent State Riot of May 4, 1970 Twenty-five years ago this month, students came out on the Kent State campus and scores of others to protest the bombing of Cambodia- a decision of President Nixon's that appeared to expand the Vietnam War. Some rocks were thrown, some windows were broken, and an attempt was made to burn the ROTC building. Governor James Rhodes sent in the National Guard. The units that responded were ill trained and came right from riot duty elsewhere; they hadn't had much sleep. ...
  • Student At Kent State
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    The Miracle Man " Thomas Jefferson still survives", John Adams' last words most definitely stand true, even today. Thomas Jefferson was a well-educated man with a wealthy and proper British-American upbringing. An excellent education was the beginning step to all the wonderful things Jefferson would do for our country. After college, he became a lawyer, and soon a member of the House of Burgesses. An intelligent writer and thinker, Jefferson, along with four others, was chosen to write the Decla...
  • Bush's Duty In The National Guard Service
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    Bush's National Guard Service fact has evidence to support statements and fiction is not based on truth but is created. National Guard service is a major part of the political campaign this year as well as last year and is a topic that is debated about extensively. George W. Bush's duty in the National Guard Service had facts tagged to it, but also caused critics and those who do not support Bush attached to his service, to speculate. George Bush's history in the National Guard first started in ...
  • Military Records Of Texas Air National Guard
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    Mass Comm. November 5 2004 Description On September 8, 2004 60 Minutes hosted by CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather aired a show questioning President Bush's service in the Texas Air National Guard. Rather interviewed Ben Barnes a former Texas House Speaker and Lt. Governor who testified that George W. Bush received special treatment by being admitted in to the Texas National Guard to avoid being drafted for the Vietnam War. Barnes a Democrat who was an active supporter in the Kerry campaign sai...
  • Students Of Kent State University
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    After a long period of fighting a defensive war in Vietnam, on April 29, 1970, President Richard Nixon launched a full-scale attack in Cambodia, which greatly accelerated America's involvement in this conflict. The reaction from the American College student population was one that led into great controversy and heated debates. When Nixon announced his decision on the following day, many people were upset, and thousands of people protested. The end result of one particular protest was bloody, and...
  • National Guard As The Organized Militia
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    Cory Smith Eng 101 Militias November 13, 2000 Militias Militias in our country come in all sizes and shapes, they offer a wide variety of purposes. They started off as minutemen in the American Revolution. They have been perpetuated by society as a negative group but believed to fight for the war against evil. They have also changed rapidly throughout the years by their characteristics and there involvement with the nation. Some are more interested in selling goods and merchandise than anything ...
  • Soldiers In Our National Guard Unit
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    Introduction As you already know, our National Guard Unit has been activated to Europe. I have prepared this report in order to inform the soldiers in our National Guard Unit that are involved in this deployment of what they can expect while in Europe. Although not all the soldiers deployed will be stationed in Germany, I have chosen to write about Germany due to the fact that I have already been to this country and have first hand experience. This report contains a brief summary of the German h...
  • Ohio National Guard
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    This country has Ohio OHIO This country has had many riots throughout its history. The mid-sixties till the early seventies were a popular time for these riots. Many people were experimenting with drugs and the overall environment was such a way that will never be felt again. From all these riots, one in particular at Kent State left four people dead. This event was so influential that Neil Young (At this time a part of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young) wrote a song called Ohio. Before someone can...

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