Cardinal Richelieu's Endeavors in the World Today

Cardinal Richelieu was one of the most influential political religious men of the 17th Century. Appearing first as a representative to the States-General (1), Richelieu established his opinions early. He advocated for entrusting bishops with more political power and ensuring the Church was exempt from taxes (1). Although not intentionally, much of his political philosophy is ...
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Why O. Henry Is an Original Author

A good plot twist is just what a reader needs to be satisfied with their conclusion. Luckily, O. Henry is just the author to go to when you are looking for a plot twist. His stories include plot twists for their conclusion and just the right amount of irony to make you laugh even though someone’s best friend just got arrested. O. Henry is a writer who gives you a “laugh but ...
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Did Napoleon abuse the ideas of the French Revolution?

The French Revolution was the turning point in french history. The French adopted the “American” ways and created the Declaration of rights of man. The Declaration of rights of man gave people their natural rights and abolished the absolute monarch government. So France became a democratic republic government. The French wanted to completely ignore and look down o...
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The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock: The Lament for the Modern Man

The Love Song of Alfred J. Prufrock by T. S. Eliot uses stream of consciousness to present the inner thoughts and life of a thoroughly modern man. In poetic verse, Elliot recounts Prufrock’s hopes and desires, his failures and shortcomings, all from the perspective of Prufrock himself. Yet the common refrain, “Do I dare” suggests that despite the benefits of education, societ...
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My Speech Impedimet

Helen Keller stated, “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” (Keller) They found my problem two years after I was born. It was the middle of the summer when I asked my mom for some kool-aid, and she couldn’t understand what I was trying to say. It wasn’t long afterwards, when more words I tried to say didn’t come out the way they should. Finally,...
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Culinary Evolution

Can you imagine what cooking was like in the beginning of time? Typically raw meat and an abundance of vegetables was the meal on the menu. The methods of cooking, the unique flavors across the world, and modern trends today are all part of the culinary evolution. As you cook in the kitchen, there are many techniques that you can utilize. The native people of the Caribbean ...
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Discrimination and its Effects

The idea of not treating others equally due to their physical appearance or heritage is an epidemic in the modern world. Excuses are being created to belittle another because of how they look or their familial background. The constant need for the sense of superiority is the cause for this action. This mindset has not failed to become popular among races. Public places are ri...
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Airbags

Airbags in cars are intended to save our life in the case of a collision. An airbag going off in a vehicle might save our life or end our life as we know it. Do we really need to have the government ruling every minute of our lives? Since 1998, the US government has required that all vehicles sold in this country have driver and passenger-side airbags. This law is required wi...
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The Catcher in the Rye

Eccentricity intrigues the human mind. Conformity is so common in society that any spark of individuality is instantly notable. To those around him, Holden Caulfield appears to be an awkward individual who struggles to be responsible and sociable. He strikes out at the bounds of society in his peculiar fashion. In “The Catcher in the Rye” by JD Salinger, Holden Caulfield earn...
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A Letter From Washington

#16: As George Washington, write a letter to Congress entitled “Why we won the war?” To the members of Congress: After a hard and rancorous combat, following bitter winters, hunger, injury, and illness, America may truly guarantee its independence from Great Britain. We have much and many to thank, for our success in the war and for our lives. It is paramount that we shoul...
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