The Book Thief

The world can be a cruel place, but there are those select few people who make the world just a little bit better. Hans Hubermann, a character from the novel, The Book Thief, displays his true act of kindness towards multiple characters during the horrific time of the Holocaust in Nazi Germany. Hans’ portrayal of kindness of varying degrees whether it was minimal or extreme,...
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McDonald’s Corporation

McDonald’s corporation is the largest chain of hamburger fast food restaurant, catering for millions of people daily in 120 countries. It operates on a standard menu of items with varying prices in different countries. As a protuberant example of the rapid globalization of the fast food industry, McDonald is often the target of criticism for it varying prices of its standard ...
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Biography of Aubrey Graham

“Live without pretending, Love without depending, Listen without defending, Speak without offending.” Aubrey Graham, or better known as “Drake” started at just ten years old writing his own songs, and singing them in the shower. Little did he know it would become a lifelong career that made him millions. Then from 2001-2008 Drake played the role of a paraplegic teen on the te...
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Reducing and Reusing

Plastics form a major part of our environment. Ways of recycling, reducing and reusing of the waste plastics is fundamental for the good care of our environments. The journal used for the week’s lesson is entitled “Waste-to-Energy in the United States: A Social and Economic Assessment.’’ This journal becomes extremely handy in assessing the recycling situation in Georgia. It ...
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Stereotypes vs. Human Nature

Within American are its people, and within those people are different cultures that make up a vast part of American society and how individuals view others. Without knowing it, humans subconsciously put those around us into different categories based upon how one may act, look or speak. Today this is known as stereotyping, that has become more common to people then making dec...
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A Rambling on Historic Events

John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton, a Catholic historian, writer, and politician once wrote that “To commit murder is the mark of a moment, exceptional. To defend it is constant, and shows a more perverted conscience.” Lord Acton wrote this in an 1887 letter to Mandell Creighton on the subject of how the king and pope’s exemption from inspection for heresy on the grounds th...
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M-Commerce

M-commerce, better known as m-commerce, is the subject of e-commerce that includes all e-commerce transactions that are carried out using a wireless handset (mobile phones). The paper will attempt to figure out the impact of m-commerce on both developed and developing economies in the world, South Korea and South Africa respectively. The capabilities of accessing, delivering ...
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Is It Just Vengeful Ignorance?

According to Muslim belief, at the age of 40, Muhammad was visited by anangel while on retreat. The angel recited to him the first revelations of the Quran and informed him that he was God’s prophet. Muhammad was told to call his people to the worship of the one God, but they reactedwith hostility and began to persecute him and his followers. (Timeline of Islam, PBS)De...
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Marius Pontmercy and Monsieur Thenardier

Two different characters. Two very different story lines. One book, Les Miserables. The characters of Les Miserables are arguably what make the book so classic. Despite the years that have passed since they were penned, each character is remembered by their timeless ability to be relatable and the lessons they have taught. Marius Pontmercy is often characterized by his hopele...
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Reflection of School District’s Standards

It was relatively easy to acquire the Iowa district’s standards and benchmarks since they are readily available in the Iowa department of education website. The website contains the exact standards and benchmarks that should be maintained in every school within the district, and the core content standards in reading, math, and science that should be observed within the entire...
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