Power Off the Smart Phones

“Americans are now spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smartphones” (Harper). This shocking statistic shows just how important smartphones and their features have become for our day to day lives. People can connect with each other using new smartphone technology in many ways by texting, snapchatting, tweeting, and posting. Smartphones benefit users by allowing th...
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Parents = Medicine

Up to 24 million people of all ages and genders suffer from an eating disorder, according to Renfrew Center Foundation for Eating Disorders. One type of eating disorder is called Anorexia nervosa, which is a potentially life-threatening psychological disorder that many suffer with. Characteristics of one who has this illness include refusal to maintain a healthy body weight, ...
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Speech Analysis: Speech in the Virginia Convention

In Patrick Henry’s, “Speech In the Virginia Convention,” two persuasive techniques that are used in the speech include restatement and rhetorical questions. The first technique that Henry often incorporates in his speech is restatement. Restatement is considered an idea that is rephrased among a speech but in different word variations. This device is frequently seen througho...
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The Spanish to the Americas

The reasons why European organized overseas exploration are rooted in the economic changes that were occurring in the 14-15th centuries. One of these motives included the desire to acquire international goods and spices. At the time, the customary diet in Europe was poor and insufficient, consisting of simple breads and vegetables, with rare portions of fish and meat; the pur...
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Bill Gates Biography

50 billion dollars, that’s a lot of change. Ever wonder who has that much money? The answer is bill gates, the wealthiest man in America. Bill Gates got all his money from cofounding the most widely used software company in the world, Microsoft. Throughout his life Bill Gates has turned challenges into achievements, hardships into success which makes him a very interesting an...
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William Shakespeare Biography Summary

William Shakespeare was a writer that is known until today; although’ he was born April 23, 1564. since there is no verification of Shakespeare’s birth it is assumed to be April 23, because he was baptised April 26, 1564. He is considered a mysterious man,due to the fact that there is a minimum amount of records for his existence. Shakespeare was the thirdof six children. Th...
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Romeo and Juliet Research Paper

“Healthy communication and effective discipline are what a teenager needs to help navigate this important time, especially since the brain is not yet necessarily ready or able to face all of the inevitable challenges, without support” (Wolner). Without appropriate communication and proper, constructive support it is quite easy for teenagers to get off of the R...
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All About That Betty

Have you ever wondered what it takes to becomes a common household name? Then ask Betty White, the name that households have known and loved for generations. Literally, generations. In her book, Betty starts off one of her chapters with “Sixty-three years into the business…” (pg. 35) Doing some math, she’s telling us her career started back in c.1948. But some die-hard fans ...
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Math, is it worth it?

I was six years old when this happened. I was six years old when I had my first math lesson. Before that, I knew how to count and how to write the numbers, and it was very hard for me. I didn’t understand why my parents and teachers told me that numbers were important. Why did people have to say three hundred seventy-nine cars when they could just say “many cars”? Numbers we...
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Causes of The American Civil War

620,000 American soldiers died in the Civil War and it was all because of slavery. So many people gave their lives away for what they believed in. Most Southerners believed that slavery should stay but many Northerners believed the opposite.They thought slavery was wrong because people were treated like cattle and forced to work for their masters till their death or until th...
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