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The Great Chicago Fire
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The Great Chicago Fire was one of the most devastating fires in the history of the United States of America.  Death, destruction, torture, devastation, and sadness followed in the inferno's wake in 1871.  Those who bore witness... (more »)
"Lights, Camera, Action"
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Mrs. Schultz is a wonderful person; actually incredible, if you ask anyone in MacArthur Ninth Grade High School! She is a very excellent teacher who helps her students when needed and never rejects them. Her career started when she... (more »)
Grieving the Gradual Loss
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Throughout the classic novels of To Kill A Mockingbird and Lord of the Flies, many themes and motifs are explored through the experiences of their iconic characters. Both accounts tell of the hardships of adolescence and social injustice, but... (more »)
Senior Year Is Not a Journey
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“Senior Year Has Been a Journey” Senior year has not been a journey. Mostly because I haven’t been in school long enough to call it a journey but also because it’s been a lot similar to that of a prison sentence. If... (more »)
What it Means to be a "Passionate Snob"
  "It's pronounced Van Gokh". To me this is a natural instinct. To everyone around me, this correction is petty and something only a pseudo-culturally refined person would fuss over. But when this 'snob' corrects you,... (more »)
Slaves and Soldiers
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War. The cold, battle of nations. A big deal in the world. Numerous of wars have happened.  You might be wondering:. I’m not involved in war. Why should I care? The fact is, even though you’re not in a war, just think about the... (more »)
Poverty
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Poverty is caused by the unemployment or having a poor quality, low levels of education and skills, the size and the type of family, gender, disability or ill-health, illegitimacy, being a member of minority ethnic group and living in a remote... (more »)
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Peter Miller
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Many of use learned to believe  that early In life that other people determine our happiness. The truth of the matter is  happiness don't  come from other people it comes from yourself and the things that you have accomplished throughout your... (more »)
Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller
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Aristotle defined a tragic hero as a character of noble stature whose downfall results from a fatal flaw in their personality. Arthur Miller’s play ‘Death of a Salesman’ deals with the tragedy of Willy Loman who, albeit a common man with... (more »)
How important a part did the Black...
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After a decade of quiescence, the 1970s saw resurgence in black resistance and increased use of militant tactics. This can be attributed to various cultural, political and economic developments. The Black Consciousness Movement (BCM) was born... (more »)
Cancer Trends
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The possible causes of current cancer trends are mainly environmental factors, age, and cell biology. To begin with, age can affect the incidence of cancer. Secondly, environmental factors can affect the incidence of cancer. Finally, cell... (more »)
The Value of Life
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"What says the law? You will not kill. How does it say it? By killing!" The death penalty has been a controversial topic since it was first installed in the eighteenth century B.C, and is still one of the most prevalent issues in modern America.... (more »)
Grade Progression
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School Experiences 1st Grade: lived in Sacramento and attended dry creek elementary. I didn’t have a care in the world except for the time that I got in trouble in class and had to put the yellow card which meant warning into my... (more »)
Basic Human Laws Disagree With Basic Human Rights
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     The death penalty: a controversial and common form of punishment. Death utilized as the punishment of crimes has been in affect since the beginning of human disagreement, however the use of the death penalty is a direct contradiction of... (more »)
Who was he?
         “The pen is the tongue of the mind.” ? Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. This statement would hold true to the works of Shakespeare, if there were not so much doubt surrounded by his name... (more »)
How Laziness is Killing Us
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The increase in technology has led to the increase in laziness, and made this generation the laziest generation ever. We all love to just lounge around and stare at our phones. Technology provides efficiency for many people, which is the huge... (more »)
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