The American Dream

The American Dream is the very foundation of this land’s success, without this ambition, this hope, this dream, this land’s wealth and power withers. Countless immigrants come to the U.S. with great aspirations and fulfill them due to the opportunities and chances this nation offers them. These great aspirations are based upon the American Dream, the idea that thi...
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Sweets in America and Europe

The writing on the distracted society attempts to explain the economic crisis from the American society perspective. The writer talks of the way the American society always complains that there are corrupted officials in the society yet they are the people who elect them back to office. This is through the propaganda of the corporate world. Therefore, the writer blames the Am...
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The Man Who Was Almost a Man: Naturalism

?The short story The Man Who Was Almost a Man written by Richard Wright is a short story about an African American slave who struggles to find respect. Throughout the story, the slave, Dave, wants to buy a gun and when he finally is able to get his gun, he loses respect by committing a childish act. The author Richard Wright was born on a plantation in the early 1900s. Using...
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Cannibalism

Cannibalism: the ingestion of your own kind. It’s known as a disgrace and disturbance to modern day life. Imagine being stranded on an island with no food or water, would you go far enough to eat human flesh? Or would you rather starve and die within two weeks? Do you believe that desperate times call for desperate measures? Now the environment changed and there is not a desp...
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Sacred Space

The Acropolis, the complete ancient monumental complex in existence, is an architectural treasure belonging to the Greek patrimony. Looking at the present image of the Acropolis of the Athens from the exterior, it is difficult to discern the original masonry of the monument. This is because of thick revetments, strong buttresses, and recent repairs made using new mortar facin...
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Families: What We Grasp from Structure

As I was rummaging my way through piles of what seems to be “ancient” photographs I stumble upon a family portrait taken at Christmas time. Mom decked in ruby red and kelly green, Dad in a forest green thick cable knit sweater accompanied by a wide smile, my brother in a green ensemble and my sister and I matching in velvet red dresses with appliques of lace delicately attach...
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Longer Zzz's For More A's

The alarm goes off with a monotonous, repetitive beep; it’s 6 AM. Waking up from what seems to have been five minutes of sleep is merely impossible. Just the idea of getting ready seems like a strenuous task. Lack of sleep leaves teens feeling like they are starting their days on empty fuel tanks. Teens are supposed to be getting nine to ten hours of sleep per night but on av...
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Tax Allocation

Tax allocation and generation is a matter that is not well understood by all members of society and, therefore, it is an issue that needs critical analysis. The primary role of this research was to create a clear understanding of TAD (tax allocation districts) and TIF. The acquaintance that is shared in the research is helpful in creating knowledge amongst citizens and also i...
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The Manhattan Project and The Atomic Bomb

Joe Mckibben was a physicist at Los Alamos; he was the last person to leave the test sight of the first atomic bomb. He witnessed the first explosion of a weapon that would eventually cause more than 200,000 deaths and change the circumstances of war forever. The Manhattan Project was the scientific study that produced the atomic bomb during World War II. Without it, the Japa...
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Safer Sex

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) – HIV and AIDS – continue to emerge as the commonly occurring diseases in most of the epidemic cases present in the United States. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention report (CDC, 2000), this crux relates to the obvious practice of unsafe sex by most individuals with an alarming record of young adults ind...
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