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  • Creek Town
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    The name "Creek" came from the shortening of Ocheese Creek Indians a name given by the English to the native people living along the Ocheese Creek. In time, the name was given to all groups of the Native American Confederacy. All tribes living in Georgia were known to be good hunters and farmers so food was usually not a problem within the tribes. Foods ranging from coastal varieties to fruits and berries. Farmers were noted to be very good at their job. Corn, rice, and potatoes were few of the ...
  • Violence And Cruelty in Jackson's The Lottery
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    Donte's ims English 3-Spring 2001 04/20/01 Jr. Theme Part One Why would a civilized and peaceful town would ever suggest the horrifying acts of violence can take place anywhere at anytime and the most ordinary people can commit them. Jackson's fiction is noted for exploring incongruities in everyday life, and "The Lottery", perhaps her most exemplary work in this respect, examines humanity's capacity for evil within a contemporary, familiar, American setting. Noting that the story's characters, ...
  • Creek Villages
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    Location and Background The early English traders gave the Creek native Americans their name because they usually built their villages on or near creeks or rivers. If they were to still have their villages it would include areas of Northern Florida and Eastern Louisiana and Southern Tennessee. The majority of the villages were located along the banks of the Coosa, Tallapoosa, Flint, Okmulgee, and Chattahoochee rivers. The native word for the most powerful band of Creeks was the Muskogees. The Cr...
  • Traditional Tranquility Of The Village
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    Information The Film: Chocolat United States / United Kingdom, 2000 Running Length: 2: 00 MPAA Classification PG-13 (Sexual situations, mild profanity) Cast: Juliette Binoche, Victoire Thivosol, Johnny Depp, Alfred Molina, Hugh OConor, Lena Olin, Judi Dench, Carrie-Anne Moss Director: Lasse Hall strm Producers: David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holler an Screenplay: Robert Nelson Jacobs, based on the novel by Joanne Harris Music: Rachel Portman U.S. Distributor: Miramax Films Plot Summary This fil...
  • West Riding And South Lancashire
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    England in the 18th century A. The Age of Walpole 1714 - 42 1- The structure of society, 1714 - 42 England in 1714 was a land of villages and towns. Its town such as it had, were on the coast. In Lancashire, the west midlands towns of same Size... were beginning to grow, but the majority of it population was still in the south and still rural. The population was probably, in 1714, about five and a half millions, and from 1714 to 1742, after an initial spurt, there was only a very small increase,...

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