Cameron County Essays

  • Rise Of The Spanish In The 19th Century Essay

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    After the influx of the Spanish in the seventeenth century, much of the native population yielded to illness. How did the ones who survived find success and what did the Spanish do to develop the county? The Natives ended up moving away or intermarried with the Europeans. The Spanish increased the population by giving fifty-nine leagues of ground on the north bank of the Rio Grande (including all of the section of Brownsville) to José Salvador de la Garza in 1781. The Spanish also caused destruction

  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To Galvese Island

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    Boom! The trunk of the silver chipping van slammed shut. I was so excited I could barely stay in my seat. My mom jumped into the van and started it up. Just like that, we began the outstretched journey to Brownsville, Texas. The van didn’t work, and it was cramped. Short to say, the ride there wasn’t the most enjoyable ride. Alyssa, my close friend of three years, my mom, my sister and her close friend were the ones that were coming with us to Texas. We had been so excited for months for this

  • County Government Case Study

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    moderately large county government and the tenuous relationship between the county’s main governing bodies: the elected city council, the county executive, and the sheriff known only as “Ossman”; it should be noted that the sheriff’s office was separate from the police department and did not exercise law enforcement duties. At the time of the case, the county executive and sheriff’s office were known to be the most powerful and stable of the elected positions in the county with the county executive being

  • Dumbo The Flying Elephant Analysis

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    In October 1941, Disney introduced Americans to Dumbo, a young, bashful circus elephant ridiculed for his unusually large ears. Made to regain funds lost from Fantasia and Pinocchio, and based upon Helen Aberson and Harold Pearl’s children story, “Dumbo, the Flying Elephant,” Walt Disney’s Dumbo is one of Disney’s shortest animated features running at just under 64 minutes. Throughout the film, Dumbo the elephant faces many challenges stemming from his uniquely large ears, however, with the help

  • Red Riding Hood Rapunzel Analysis

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    In a world of fairy tales, happy endings and justice are always a common sight. Although it ends in good terms, these stories have an ambiguous meaning and are open to different interpretations due to the stories covering contentious aspects such as the portrayal of women. Popular fairy tales all the way from Red Riding Hood to Rapunzel highlight this highly debated topic of how women are portrayed as the weak and vulnerable in order to achieve this “happy ending”. Furthermore, almost all stories

  • The Blind Side Rhetorical Analysis

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    “Honey, you are changing that boy’s life.” A friend of Leigh Anne’s exclaimed. Leigh Anne grinned and said, “No, he’s changing mine.” This exchange of words comes from the film trailer of an award-winning film, The Blind Side, directed by John Lee Hancock, released on November 20th, 2009. This film puts emphasis on a homeless, black teen, Michael Oher, who has had no stability or support in his life thus far. It is not until the Tuohy family adopts Michael, that he begins to realize what he is capable

  • Good Bye Lenin Analysis

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    Good bye Lenin! At the 2003 Berlin Film Festival, Good bye Lenin! Was awarded as the Best European Film. The experts say that, this touching film was so fruitful in its introduction that it earned more cash in Germany than the Harry Potter movies did in their first month. The title of the film mirrors the changing political scene of the time, with the authority send-off of Soviet impact and the fall of the Berlin Wall. The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a historically huge occasion not ony

  • Capitalism A Love Story Analysis

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    The movie, Capitalism: A Love Story is a must-see movie, written, directed by and starring Michael Moore. This is an American documentary film which was widely release to the public in the United States and Canada on October 2, 2009. It is a well- presented and quite interesting movie which had a content of both humor and outrage. Also the director has organized each detail of the film in a good manner which is entertaining. This movie by Moore talks about Capitalism and its effect on the economy

  • Titanic: The Tragic History Of Titanic

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    boat, if there is someone says this, I really believe that most of people will imagine to the story of luxurious big boat that became one of tragic history. The story of Titanic was revealed pass through the movie ‘Titanic’ which directed by James Cameron, full quality director in Hollywood. It is the movie that James got inspiration from real situation that happened to this boat in 1912. Titanic is the name of white boat which travelled from England to New York City. The characteristics that make

  • Avatar Imperialism Analysis

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    seen throughout Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness through the extensive ivory trade and enslavement of the Congolese natives. This imperialism is highlighted through the repetitive use of light and dark. In the 2009 film Avatar directed by James Cameron imperialism is seen through the desire for unobtanium, an element not found on earth. This is also seen through repetitive use of light and dark. In the 2009 film Avatar

  • Romeo And Juliet Passage Analysis Essay

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    This passage is about… (provide a brief summary) This passage is about how Peter has to take over Kit’s part of Juliet since she can’t go since Sir Philip is their. Peter gets dressed and go onto the stage. As he spoke the amount of letdown and astonishment made by the audience hurt Peter’s feelings. This time he wasn’t going to take it in but be pleased of the performance he gave. He confidently lifts his head and he make eye contact with Sir Philip Morton who is sitting right in front of him.

  • Bag Of Bones Stephen King Analysis

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    As Stephen King once said, “Get busy living, or get busy dying.” Stephen King, an american horror author, is considered by the masses to be one of the most influential authors of the late nineteenth and twentieth century. With at least 136 works from novels to novellas written, King has left a lasting impact on everyone all around the world. King combined horror with mystery to give readers a story to remember. Kings books not only appear in almost every library, but are shown through movies ranging

  • Symbolism In There Will Be Blood

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    Paul Thomas Anderson's film, There will be Blood and is the best film of 2007. This is the best film released in the 21st Century. They are using the tools for oil trade in late 19th and 20th century United States. They are murdered. When they murder their workers and then their blood mix with the oil they exact from the earth. In this film Denial Plainview is an oil man. He is also the miasma that brings death, heartbreak or ruin to everyone. The difficulty of Daniel Plainview that makes him far

  • Examples Of Greed In The Movie Avatar

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    The film Avatar is a movie with vivid colors and images. The director and writer of Avatar is James Cameron, he won best director, movie and best picture. In 2009 it was one of the highest grossing films that came out due to the fact that it was budgeted at over 237 million dollars. There were many scenarios portrayed in this movie, but the one that caught my attention the most was greed. I want to recount the scenes in avatar that depicts that greed was shown through the use of technology. The Avatar

  • John Quincannon Analysis

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    John Quincannon is the lead protagonist of the John Quincannon series of detective thrillers by Bill Pronzini. The first novel of the series was Quincannon that introduced former United States Secret Service agent John Frederick Quincannon and his partner Sabina Carpenter that team up to start an investigations business. Pronzini the author was born in California in 1943 and showed early predilection to reading. Some of his favorite novels were the mystery digests and science fiction books that belonged

  • Movie Essay: The Success Of Rain Man

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    Three hundred fifty four million dollars; that’s much of the most awarded, most successful, and most influential movie of the 1988’s made. The Academy Award winner of 1988, Rain Man, is often considered the best film of that year. Thanks to the director, Barry Levinson, Rain Man has achieved many successes in its production, its success after the film was produced, and achieves success in its own script. Although Rain Man is a meaningful and touching film, it did face plenty of challenges. One

  • Cameron Smith Scandal Analysis

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    Most recently, the latest affair has been the Alex McKinnon and Cameron Smith scandal. Former Newcastle Knights player, Alex McKinnon, was spear tackled during a game against Melbourne Storm, which left him fully paralysed. One year after the tragedy, Alex spoke out to 60 Minutes, speaking about his progress, however mainly focusing on Melbourne Storm’s skipper, Cameron Smith. The common perception is that channel 9 has constructed Cameron Smith to be evil and this analytical essay will explain this

  • The Godfather Film Analysis Essay

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    The Godfather (1972) is said to be one of the greatest films ever made. When this movie was released in 1972, it was nominated for Ten Academy Awards and it won three: Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Adapted Screenplay. The film was adapted from the book with the same name written by award winning author of mafia fiction, Mario Puzo. This film takes place in a span of ten years following the life of Don Corleone, the head of the Corleone Crime Family. It was a film that changed the history of cinema

  • Impact Of Social Darwinism

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    In England in 1859, Charles Darwin published his theory of evolution titled “On the origin of species”, This theory was then taken one step further by a sociologist named Herbert Spencer. Spencer’s theory, titled Social Darwinism, stated that some races were superior to others based on the technology they had developed as well as the countries they had conquered. Social Darwinism further stated that the weaker races would die off as they were less sophisticated and couldn’t adapt to their surroundings

  • Archetypes In The Film Avatar

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    An archetype is a model for common symbols or story pattern seen throughout similar works. For example, that of the “Hero’s Journey”. In James Cameron’s 2009 film Avatar, an ex-marine by the name of Jake, finds himself on Pandora after his brother passes away. While there, he takes part in a mission left behind by his brother Tommy, in which he becomes an avatar and tries to earn the trust of the native Na’vi people. Colonel Quaritch tells Jake that he must negotiate with The People and report back