New England Versus Restoration Colonies

The English- American colonies of the 16th century commenced with the first initial journeys to the New World, that have led to a series of migrations, for the same reasons as today, to pursue economic opportunities, employment, and the means to establish lifestyles free from the limitations of one’s initial homeland. Though they weren’t the original English colonists to inha...
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Analysis on the book Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Uprising, by Margaret Peterson Haddix, is a deep, well-written historical fiction novel on girls and women in the shirtwaist strike of 1909-10. She creatively made the first and last chapters present time, making the middle a whole flashback although it was not all in one perspective. There were impressive dissimilarity between the poor and the rich, and there were reformers ...
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Large Vermont Cow

This is a painting that I had come across after looking for pictures to hang on the wall of our house. It was then that I discovered this image of a rather strange yet fun looking cow and found it to be very humorous. As it does draw attention towards itself because it is rather unusual considering that parts of the cow’s body are larger than others, it holds a much deeper m...
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Should Children Get Jobs?

Everyone knows what it is like to look into your wallet about to go out somewhere and realized you have no money. A simple solution to fix this problem is to find a job. It might not have to be a hard job like an accountant, but just something small like working as a counselor for the YMCA summer camp or working at Dunkin Donuts. Simple right? Wrong. To work at a Dunkin Donu...
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The Changes

Shakespeare is a man that has written amazing stories and plays that the world has been reading for five centuries, but movie makers always find their way to change his writing to the way they see fit. Sometimes I agree with them, but some of the time I don’t. That is why I am here to see whether As You Like It (1978 Edition) is changed to better the movie or to ruin the plot...
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Wolves

According to Wolf Song of Alaska, wolves are often confused with Indian dogs, huskies, German Sheppard dogs, and male mutes. Mountain lion, coyote, and dog tracks are often very similar to wolf tracks. It was stated in Wolf Song of Alaska that wolves are designed fir running, catching, and killing large animals. Their strong, heavy, muzzle and extremely powerful jaws help the...
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Spoonful of Reality

We all reach a point in our lives, when we have to decide what we want to do with the rest of our lives, because lets face it High School is not the only thing in this world. After accomplishing this amazing achievement many graduating Seniors get a spoonful of reality, they are faced with the life changing question, what should we do with the rest of our lives? This is whe...
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Election Essay

What is the best part of Westlake High School? Every school has its great, and not so great, attributes. Westlake is four, soon to be five, years old. The traditions that we have established are phenomenal. The ones that we have, such as our “Thunder Alleys”, our “Stuff the Jar Night”, “Son of Thor”, “Thor’s day”, etc., bring the school together and create an involved and uni...
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A&P Reader Response

“I looked around for my girls, but they’re gone, of course” (Updike). In this story, Updike really seems to use the subject of teenagers versus adults. The story starts with a teenage boy working a part time job in a convenient store, and three teenage girls dressed in bathing suits walk in. A lot of the story involves the boy, Sammy’s, interest in the three girls. Towards th...
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What Is Your Soul Worth??

Maria Harp and Andrea Warbling walk through their school halls together every day. Both of them have been attending the Mel brook school system since pre-school. Yet they have never met one another and have no intention too. It’s too bad, because both of them share not only classes, but the same problem. Maria Harp is a six foot tall Amazon with blond hair, and sapphire eyes....
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