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  • King's Words
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    There he stands atop the stairs of the Lincoln Memorial, in the nations' capital, at a podium, speaking to the world. The crowds faces full of hope. Ears opened wide and clear, for the Dr. is speaking today. He is speaking from the heart and telling the nation that he has a "DREAM". Dr. King had a dream and as most people think that it is geared towards blacks and whites, it's not. Dr. King wanted equality between everybody. He wanted freedom from racism and prejudice throughout the nation. He w...
  • Hotspur And Hal
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    Henry IV: Hotspur vs. Harry At the beginning of the play it seems that the chief rebel, Hotspur, is in dispute with the King but as the play progresses we find that the main contest is between Hotspur and Hal, the King's son. At first thought, Hotspur seems to be the easy winner, for all Hal does is spend his time with his friends gallivanting around, stealing and drinking. Hotspur, on the other hand, has returned from a battle in which he defeated the Scots led by Glendower. He has taken many p...
  • Lights With The Exception Of Macbeths
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    The play 'Macbeth was written by William Shakespeare as early as 1606 and is thought to have been written for King James I who was especially afraid of Witches, who are important characters and affect many of Macbeths decisions throughout the play. Macbeth starts the play as a noble in the service of King Duncan I of Scotland. He starts as Thane (noble) of Glam is and soon becomes Thane of Cawdor, after putting down the rebellion in that region. Macbeth is favourite of Duncan but murders the kin...
  • King's Home And Church In Montgomery
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    Martin Luther King Jr. King was born Michael Luther King in Atlanta, Georgia on January 15, 1929. He was one of the three children of Martin Luther King Sr., pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Alberta (Williams) King, a former schoolteacher. He was renamed 'Martin' when he was about 6 years old. After going to local grammar and high schools, at the age of 15, he entered Morehouse College located in Atlanta, under a special program for gifted students in 1944. He wasn't planning to enter the ...
  • Oedipus The King By Sophocles
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    People have visited physics' and fortunetellers for centuries to find out what is going to happen in their future, or to help them make an important decision that they faced. This is what King Laius did in the play "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles. King Laius, Oedipus's father went to the Oracle at Delphi. Upon receiving the prophecy that his son Oedipus will kill him and marry his mother and commit incest with her, King Laius of his own free will ordered that Oedipus feet be bound by riveting hi...
  • Histories Of King Arthur
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    the feast of Penta cost all manner of men assayed to pull at the sword that wold assay, but none might prevail but Arthur, and he pulled it afore all the lords and commons that were there, wherefore all the commons cried at once, 'We will have Arthur unto our king; we will put him no more in delay, for we all see that it is God's will that he shall be our king, and who that hold eth against it, we will slay him'. And therewith they all kneeled at once, both rich and poor, and cried Arthur mercy ...
  • King's Use Of Parallelism
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    I HAVE A DREAM! In an era when racial discrimination and public bigotry towards African Americans in the United States was becoming more evident, this simple, but powerful statement by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a beacon of hope for all African Americans in the country. In his speech, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, Dr. King expresses his frustration that after a hundred years since the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, African Americans are still treated like second-class citi...
  • Martin Luther King
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    We will soon wear you down by our capacity to suffer, and in winning our freedom we will so appeal to your heart and conscience that we will win you in the process. Martin Luther King, Jr. While there have been many persons of importance in the struggle for Civil Rights for black Americans, it would be hard to argue that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had the greatest impact in both the white and black community. It was Dr. King's broad vocabulary, oratory skills, and deep education that set him ap...
  • African Americans In Birmingham
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    Josh Burnett 1-30-02 Professor TruttyFoundations Today is an important day for myself, as well as all African Americans still fighting for our basic human rights that were spelled out in the Constitution almost two hundred years ago. We no longer want to be known as uneducated or secondary citizens. It is time that we are recognized as an equal race of people, and not simply just as "niggers". The oppressor will never free the oppressed; it is up to the oppressed to free themselves. Therefore, t...
  • Simba's Arrival Back At Pride Rock
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    The Lion King My parent's generation grew up mourning the loss of Bambi's mother. Now comes the epic tale of The Lion King, and the mourning of the King of Pride Rock, and the lead character's father, Mufasa. The Lion King is based on half the stories in classical mythology. It is the tale of birth, childhood and eventual manhood of Simba, a young lion cub. The cubs birth is announced in the opening sequence of the song called The Circle of Life. The cub is held over a dramatic ledge of rock and...
  • March King Believes
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    Dream. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. A dream of freedom, of complete brother hood, the true American dream, the dream of full equality. King was one of history's most influential leaders of racial justice. King organized marches, speeches, and much more to motivate the Africans of America to fight for their rights. His political philosophy and strong beliefs helped lead our nation to the racial justice we have today. Dreams King speaks of the American dream in almost every speech. This Ame...
  • Kings Letter
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    I have been questioned over and over again, in many different ways by these to 'friends', Rosencrantz and Guildenstern, about the placement of Polonius. I plan on never telling them this, for they need not know. They are only pretending to be my friends now, as the king has been sending them on information journeys to me. Now, I will speak to the king, Claudius, as he requests. Once again, I am questioned about the place of the dead Polonius. This time it is the king though. I don't want to tell...
  • Power Of A King
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    "Magna Carta " In this edition of "politics" we will take a look at one of the most influential documents in history, this document is known as the " Magna Carta". We shall look at its importance and what exactly it means. This past decade we have had many changes some good, some bad our nation has been desecrated by the black death, crusades have struck our country, and our king has unlawfully ruling our country for some time now. The magna Carta was written to limit the of the king and to obta...
  • Queen Fiona And King Shrek
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    Geoffrey meets Ducky Long before there were human beings, there was Queen Fiona and King Shrek. They lived on an island filled with tropical fruits and jungles called Neverland. King Shrek was the ruler of all the land. He made boundaries to separate land from water, marshes from rain forests, and created islands into regions. King Shrek also created trees to grow crops for the animals. Queen Fiona on the other hand created the most beautiful exotic creatures called the bear, bird, duck, giraffe...
  • Wealthier The Kingdom The Wealthier The King
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    Economy, Government, and Modern Europe In early modern day Europe the government was effected by many economic challenges, such as war, taxes, trade, and expansion. These are not all of the economic challenges. However these will be the ones I will be concentrating on. Some challenges that I will fail to cover will be the population increase or decrease in a nation. Another I will fail to mention will be the governmental change from tyrannical to democratic. I will also fail to mention the effec...
  • Rodney King Event
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    Rodney King The person that I chose for my English semester research paper is the unforgettable Rodney King. Rodney King, to most peoples recollection, was an innocent black victim that was pulled over and violently beaten by many white police officers. A civilian caught the beating on a video camera, but only the beating. After the second Rodney King trial, there was the great Las Angles riot of 1993, which was caused by the trial. The main reason that I chose Rodney King was because I think th...
  • King
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    In Martin Luther King Jr.'s letter from Birmingham Jail, he explains to his fellow colleagues in the clergy why he chooses nonviolent direct action during the civil rights protest. Martin Luther King Jr., the president of the Southern Leadership Conference was asked by an affiliate in Birmingham to be on call to engage in a nonviolent direct action program. King complied because of the injustice and felt it morally necessary to take part in the elimination of segregation. King's nonviolent campa...
  • Same Time Invokes Compassion To King's Cause
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    Martin Luther King Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail" contains many examples of his ability to effectively use pathos, or to appeal to the emotions of his audiences. In response to the clergyman's claim that his use of direct action was "untimely", King states, "We have waited for more than 340 years for our constitutional and God-given rights". As you can see, this statement is in direct relation to the clergyman's "untimely" notion, but it is apparent that there is an underlying audience. The...
  • God As Their King
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    Even though the people of Israel were under the leadership of the almighty God, they were not pleased. They wanted a human king, someone fallible and imperfect to lead them. Even then, God was forgiving and appointed a human king over them. As I intend to prove, kingship was not a good thing for the nation of Israel because kings were corrupt and sinful. They imposed harsh labors and laws on the people who followed them. But most importantly, by having a king, they were turning their backs on Go...
  • God For His Richard Hath
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    Legitimacy Richard became king at the age of ten, taking over for his father, Edward the Black Prince, Edward's oldest son, who predeceased his father. This elevation gave the boy authority over all nobles, including his uncles. Once crowned, Richard's right to rule and to have his commands obeyed was supported by the order of God, since it was believed that the king's power was issued directly from God. The king served as the representative of God on Earth, and to resist the will of the king wa...

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