Genghis Khan: Universal Ruler

There were many well-known rulers, such as Julius Caesar or Tutankhamun. And even if they may have been great, or good, there is definitely one emperor who deserves to be noticed. His name is Genghis Khan, and as a ruler, he never faltered in his step and grew to conquer the world as he knew it. Genghis Khan took a standagainst, and defied his tribe, leading him to conquer m...
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Reckless by Nature

“Her face was sad and lovely with bright things in it, bright eyes and a bright passionate mouth—but there was an excitement in her voice that men who had cared for her found difficult to forget” (Fitzgerald 14). In The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Daisy Buchanan is first introduced as Nick Caraway’s twice removed cousin, the wife of Tom Buchanan, and later as Ja...
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Bearing (H)arms

When the creation of the United States was in motion, a constitution was formed. A major part included in this constitution was the 2nd amendment, a section containing the right entitling citizens of the new country to keep and to bear arms. This amendment creates great controversy in modern times, different branches of government across the nation constantly debate on the e...
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Destructive Tsunamis

When i first watched the movie “the impossible” and saw all the damage a Tsunami cause i was really scared to experience something like that. This movie made me realize tsunamis are the worst natural disaster because they cause so much violent destruction. Tsunamis are caused by an Earthquake. An earthquake happen it pushes water up then down and it forms a Tsunami. A Tsunam...
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Gatsby Narrative

It was five years ago this autumn. I remember it all too well. She was the light that shone through the sharp darkness that once again resides inside of my hollow body. She seemed delicate then, so easy to lose. But I never thought I actually would until recent times. I recall vividly the sweet scent of her perfume. It matched her heart. It was as if her name truly represent...
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Time to Travel

Traveling. Every day, people travel, either to school, work, or maybe even another state. In 1954 the Vietnam war started. The rise of Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh party was the main cause of the war. “More than 3 million people (including 58,000 Americans) were killed in the Vietnam War; more than half were Vietnamese civilians” (History.com Staff). There was a same anti-w...
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Santiago as the Hemingway Code Hero by Chloe Lizotte

The prolific author Ernest Hemingway once defined courage as “grace under pressure.” This best describes a specific breed of protagonists known as the Hemingway Code Hero. A Hemingway Code Hero is a character who must conduct his life with a certain code of living when faced with the prospect of his own mortality. The qualities of courage, humility, and dignity in the face of...
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the importance of reading to children

Do your children have good grades at school? Do they feel comfortable with their learning? I think that you should ask these and more questions to yourself about your child’s learning. Every single parent should help their children with their reading. It is beneficial to read to children to prepare them to be successful in school, to develop interest in special subjects and t...
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Impressionable

Impressionable The Circle, a children’s book I wrote, is about a young student who is different from everyone else in their school. The main character is a circle shape that goes to an elementary school where all the other students are square shaped. The circle gets bullied and excluded for being unlike the other students. The circle eventually speaks up for themselves and ...
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Economic Difference: New World Colonies

The economic system of the New England colonies depended mainly on the cultivation of tobacco, a market that was successful, until the land it was occupied was drained from overuse, requiring the spread of more colonial developments. Though the primary reason for why New England colonies were developed streamed from the objective of escaping religious persecution, the colonis...
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